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Forum: Orange Crush 08-17-2012, 12:50 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,049
Posted By Massabusa
This would work- ...

This would work-

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=812273


Great road bike/touring machine, with bags and close....

Now I just need to find some $$$$$

:D
Forum: Orange Crush 08-16-2012, 06:58 AM
Replies: 10,596
Views: 2,211,299
Posted By Massabusa
http://advrider.com/forums/member.php?u=17808 ...

http://advrider.com/forums/member.php?u=17808

http://www.cjdesignsllc.com/

CJracer on this site- all his stuff is "wicked good" to have.....
Forum: Orange Crush 08-12-2012, 06:26 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,049
Posted By Massabusa
Beautiful machine! PS: I am enjoying your...

Beautiful machine!

PS: I am enjoying your ride report- "Way Up North..." You sir, have some photographic skills!
Forum: Orange Crush 08-11-2012, 10:42 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,049
Posted By Massabusa
^^^ Awesome! ^^^ What fairing is that?

^^^ Awesome! ^^^

What fairing is that?
Forum: Orange Crush 08-11-2012, 06:37 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,049
Posted By Massabusa
Main reason? Lost my Job and needed cash,...

Main reason? Lost my Job and needed cash, otherwise I'd still have it.

Loved the handling, loved the power. Not too good on dirt though! :eek1
Forum: Orange Crush 08-11-2012, 06:35 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,049
Posted By Massabusa
I have ridden my friends 2010 GS, and I thought...

I have ridden my friends 2010 GS, and I thought the same thing.

I think a used GS or GSA might hold its value better than some other bikes.

The "buy in" is high though. :cry

Lots of good...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-11-2012, 06:32 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,049
Posted By Massabusa
I have been looking at (used) Sprinters...and...

I have been looking at (used) Sprinters...and follow your build thread.....
Forum: Orange Crush 08-11-2012, 06:29 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,049
Posted By Massabusa
Guess I should have been more specific. I...

Guess I should have been more specific.

I have lots of cars.

I am not talking about a bike to only ride on interstates...

SO, for example: I live in MA. That's on the east coast of the...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-10-2012, 02:45 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,049
Posted By Massabusa
The first motorcycle I ever bought NEW, from a...

The first motorcycle I ever bought NEW, from a dealer- 1987 Yamaha FJ1200.

I loved that bike.

Did a 2 up- round the USA and Canada, camping most of the time.

Had Yamaha? soft luggage, and...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-10-2012, 11:06 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,049
Posted By Massabusa
I like that idea too! :clap Maybe I need...

I like that idea too! :clap

Maybe I need another 950....
Forum: Orange Crush 08-10-2012, 11:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 947
Posted By Massabusa
Looking at the pictures, I can see that the...

Looking at the pictures, I can see that the coolant is travelling down the edge of the L/O case, you need to look above that and scrutinize the head gaket area, radiator hose and clamps, fitting(s)...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-10-2012, 10:42 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,049
Posted By Massabusa
Yeah, I used to be younger. I miss that.

Yeah, I used to be younger.

I miss that.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-10-2012, 10:39 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,049
Posted By Massabusa
Goldwing=NOT better than a poke in the eye with a...

Goldwing=NOT better than a poke in the eye with a sharp stick.

I also use mine as a long distance touring bike.

I am thinking of another bike to compliment the 950, and use for less mixed...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-10-2012, 10:24 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,049
Posted By Massabusa
Question Besides the Big KTM, what else do you own for racking up big highway mileage?

Title says it all...

Love my '04 950, never going to get rid of it!

I have done a bunch of longer trips 3 - 10 days, with a big mix of roads.

Tried to stick to county and smaller 2 lane,...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-08-2012, 06:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 821
Posted By Massabusa
Thumb Hey! That's good bourbon! I bought some while...

Hey!
That's good bourbon!
I bought some while on a ride-because the orange label attracted me....

:1drink

Nice job on the maintenance!
Forum: Orange Crush 08-02-2012, 11:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,449
Posted By Massabusa
I think the easiest way to get to the connectors...

I think the easiest way to get to the connectors is to pull the left upper panel, just undo the connector for the directional and the screws...
That should give you enough access, no need to pull...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 08-02-2012, 10:45 AM
Replies: 1,423
Sticky: Tet
Views: 134,077
Posted By Massabusa
Got the PDF

:D

Thanks Chip, got the PDF.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-10-2012, 12:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,329
Posted By Massabusa
Thumb There's a PDF in the H O W: ...

There's a PDF in the H O W:

http://www.ktm950.info/how/Orange%20Garage/Engine/fuel_pump/fuel_pumps_index.html

Plus a little searching will find these guys:
...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-06-2012, 03:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,012
Posted By Massabusa
From another post: I would be thinking that was...

From another post:
I would be thinking that was going to happen to me, whilst in the middle of nowhere.
I am temporarily unemployed, and can wait a week.
Then won't worry about it shedding more...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-06-2012, 02:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,012
Posted By Massabusa
Same experience here, always an audible...

Same experience here, always an audible indication if the chain has reached its limit.
I'm sure I can find a spec. in the manual to verify if they're OK or not.

Looks like I'll have to put my...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-06-2012, 02:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,012
Posted By Massabusa
Yup charlie264- I think it the same thing. ...

Yup charlie264- I think it the same thing.
Thank you!

I read through the post....
I guess I don't really have to plan on chains then, just guides and tensioners for good measure.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-06-2012, 01:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,012
Posted By Massabusa
Question Found this stuff in lower screen while doing an oil change...

Well of course I left the bike service until the last minute....
I was planning a long ride, leaving tomorrow AM and meeting friends in the Adirondacks and then planned to go west for a few thousand...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-04-2012, 09:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,600
Posted By Massabusa
Thumb "The paint is great! Decals, not so much." ...

"The paint is great! Decals, not so much."
You're right, the bubbles make for good extra grip!

"I think I'll wrap the header pipe. . . thing puts out some serious heat."
I wouldn't wrap the...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-19-2012, 04:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,053
Posted By Massabusa
KTM Part

Yeah, mine does that too.
Noticed it's been getting worse lately, really have to stomp the rear brake pedal to activate light.
So I just ordered one yesterday- this is what you need: KTM part #...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-18-2012, 02:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,280
Posted By Massabusa
Thumb Love my Mefos!

These tires have over 9000 miles on them:

The rear is just to the TWI...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7103/7396580284_0387e9f55d_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/38669052@N04/7396580284/)...
Forum: Americas 06-05-2012, 06:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,123
Posted By Massabusa
Thumb Hoping to get to Mexico next spring with a friend...

Hoping to get to Mexico next spring with a friend if we can pull it off....
Still trying to decide if I can afford a trip west.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-31-2012, 07:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 458
Posted By Massabusa
Thanks!- You too! Yeah, always some...

Thanks!- You too!
Yeah, always some compromise....
Trying to work out now what my real budget might be after paying 2 months of bills....:huh
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-31-2012, 07:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 458
Posted By Massabusa
Looking at the map- looks to be surrounded by...

Looking at the map- looks to be surrounded by good riding!
:clap
Any suggestions in particular for campgrounds?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-31-2012, 07:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 458
Posted By Massabusa
Question Quit my Job, Have a few months off....CO, UT, ID???

Posted this in Trip Planning too- Hope that's OK!
So I had to quit my job last week...
I have an '04 KTM 950, and probably about 2 months between now and when I need to get another job.
Riding !...
Forum: Americas 05-31-2012, 07:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,123
Posted By Massabusa
Looking at the map now... Looks awesome! Is...

Looking at the map now...
Looks awesome!
Is it possible that the campsites will be filled in June July?
If I trailer the bike out, I'll be driving a SAAB 9-5 Aero with low ground clearance, poor...
Forum: Americas 05-31-2012, 05:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,123
Posted By Massabusa
Cry I have considered Alaska.... Been trying to get...

I have considered Alaska....
Been trying to get there for more than 25 years....
Almost made it in '87.
Not in the cards this summer I'm afraid.
Forum: Americas 05-30-2012, 12:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,123
Posted By Massabusa
Question Quit my Job, Have a few months off....CO, UT, ID???

So I had to quit my job last week...
I have an '04 KTM 950, and probably about 2 months between now and when I need to get another job.
Riding ! :clap
I have spent a lot of time on the east coast...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-25-2011, 06:38 AM
Replies: 18,818
Views: 7,604,208
Posted By Massabusa
Wicked Rode it!

http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-0qwt-sohiz0/TgTdS3S6y_I/AAAAAAAAAH0/ja7TAfmis_Y/s1600/IMG_0684.JPG

2500 Miles 5.5 days.
MA, NY, PA, MD, WV, VA, NC, TN.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-30-2011, 07:59 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 9,253
Posted By Massabusa
Thank you !

Thanks to all, Matt and Rick in particular...
Rode down on the balck DRZ 400 from Upton with my buddy Toby on his BMW X650.
I think it was within the first mile that Toby went crazy :eek1 and...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-01-2010, 09:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,440
Posted By Massabusa
This is the correct method and will show you...

This is the correct method and will show you right away if you're dealing with a draw.
Start with the fuse panel, one fuse at a time and then move onto the added wiring, which I'm sure you installed...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-11-2010, 12:49 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,010
Posted By Massabusa
Laugh Nice setup Kieth! Needs more orange... ...

Nice setup Kieth!

Needs more orange...

:hide


I have the BBriggs DirtBagz setup for my 950 also...
It is a great set up for shorter dirt oriented rides.
The KTM tank bag doesn't get...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-11-2010, 12:41 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,010
Posted By Massabusa
Thumb Links to GPS/Route sheets for TransMass and PDR VT

Trans Mass Trail, from inmate HulkedUp:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=372063


Vt Puppy Dog Route from BMW MC Owners of VT:

http://www.vtbmwmov.org/rides/
Forum: Orange Crush 07-11-2010, 12:16 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,010
Posted By Massabusa
More Pictures...

Oops...
Gobi bags are like pontoons for the big girl...http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4102/4782557341_104f1cf2a6.jpg

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4135/4782555007_6208f1d6bc_b.jpg
...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-11-2010, 12:10 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,010
Posted By Massabusa
Another 10K Miles of fun....

:D

I decided to add to this original post as my feelings are the same: I love my 950!
Since posting last summer I've done another 10K trouble free fun filled miles...
Most recently spent an...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-11-2010, 07:48 AM
Replies: 10,596
Views: 2,211,299
Posted By Massabusa
Wicked New Akropovic exhausts and carb. tweek, new chain...

New Akropovic exhausts and carb. tweek, new chain and sprockets with 16T front 42 rear, new Mefo Explorers, new Enduro Engineering hand guards, rear brake master guard, TT skid plate, TT wind...
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