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Forum: Thumpers 12-18-2014, 06:18 AM
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Posted By battlecattle
I don't care what you do. I do know what my...

I don't care what you do. I do know what my dealer told me about the new 2014, I also know I was given stickers to NOT have the 600 mile valve check. I also put 17,000+ miles on my bike before it was...
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2014, 09:21 AM
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Posted By battlecattle
2014 and up had a price increase because it was...

2014 and up had a price increase because it was not needed. You received stickers to remove the 600 mile valve check. The dealer may ditch the stickers to get more money.
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2014, 07:11 AM
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Posted By battlecattle
Dealer lied.

Dealer lied.
Forum: Thumpers 11-23-2014, 08:45 AM
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Posted By battlecattle
2 different bikes with 2 hugely different...

2 different bikes with 2 hugely different purposes. KTM is an offroad beast and the Honda is acceptable offroad. While I had both I rode the Honda around town much more, anytime else KTM.
Forum: Thumpers 11-18-2014, 06:40 PM
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Posted By battlecattle
I have one and love it. I am selling mine but...

I have one and love it. I am selling mine but only because I totalled the bike.
Forum: Thumpers 10-31-2014, 03:43 PM
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Posted By battlecattle
I used the powerlet jack and some heated gloves...

I used the powerlet jack and some heated gloves on high... no issues unless in stop and go traffic. If I turned it down a little, no issues at all.

My powerlet draws 105 alone.
Forum: Ride reports 10-28-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 82,877
Posted By battlecattle
You really have the worst luck... atleast it...

You really have the worst luck... atleast it always makes for a good story!
Forum: Thumpers 10-26-2014, 11:13 AM
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Posted By battlecattle
It was a guy that just takes pictures and...

It was a guy that just takes pictures and estimates, he didn't know much about bikes. IMHO it was totally repairable with replacing everything forward of the frame and redo a foot peg then it...
Forum: Thumpers 10-24-2014, 09:20 AM
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Posted By battlecattle
The damage was just the ulna and radius but I...

The damage was just the ulna and radius but I snapped them both. I just finished with the insurance guy and they totaled it out. Now I need to either get another 250 or sell my extras off this...
Forum: Thumpers 10-22-2014, 04:26 PM
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Posted By battlecattle
Thanks, had to have 2 plates, a bunch of screws...

Thanks, had to have 2 plates, a bunch of screws and plenty of pain.

I am curious if the insurance will total the bike.
Forum: Thumpers 10-22-2014, 03:56 PM
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Posted By battlecattle
Well on Saturday a guy turned left infront of me...

Well on Saturday a guy turned left infront of me and here is the damage of the bike and 1 of me. Surprised at how the bike took the hit as it was around 40mph.
...
Forum: Thumpers 10-14-2014, 02:09 PM
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Posted By battlecattle
Damn I was looking at the Shinko 700 as my next...

Damn I was looking at the Shinko 700 as my next tire. Maybe I need to look into the Mefo Explorer.
Forum: Ride reports 10-06-2014, 02:36 PM
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Views: 82,877
Posted By battlecattle
I'm torn because I like frequent updates but you...

I'm torn because I like frequent updates but you write so well I like the long updates. So long and short updates, yes.

A nice compromise might be teasers to a longer update.
Forum: Ride reports 10-03-2014, 07:49 PM
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Views: 82,877
Posted By battlecattle
Damn damn damn, if you need anything let me know!...

Damn damn damn, if you need anything let me know! Bike transportation or whatever.

-Josh
Forum: Thumpers 10-01-2014, 05:20 AM
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Posted By battlecattle
You better be there then!

You better be there then!
Forum: Ride reports 10-01-2014, 04:23 AM
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Views: 82,877
Posted By battlecattle
The people here might be able to help with the...

The people here might be able to help with the shipping and places to put up your tent.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=776925
Forum: Ride reports 09-29-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 82,877
Posted By battlecattle
What is the girl in a bikini for 1000 Alex. ...

What is the girl in a bikini for 1000 Alex.

But really, what you have is a good balance. Good Job :clap
Forum: Ride reports 09-29-2014, 09:38 AM
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Views: 82,877
Posted By battlecattle
Thanks for the picture! You are an awesome...

Thanks for the picture! You are an awesome person and I hope you come back through the area again. You also seem to have sparked some adventuring back into me. Ride safe and I am looking forward...
Forum: Ride reports 09-27-2014, 02:46 PM
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Posted By battlecattle
Awww you have made it to ATL after some beautiful...

Awww you have made it to ATL after some beautiful mountains. I am really wanting to see the video you were making as well as our picture. Any idea on a time frame?
Forum: Thumpers 09-26-2014, 11:46 AM
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Posted By battlecattle
Sweet! Someone get one going to prove relability....

Sweet! Someone get one going to prove relability. Then I am in for a 350...
Forum: Thumpers 09-26-2014, 11:40 AM
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Posted By battlecattle
So for a layman with motors... that means...

So for a layman with motors... that means changing piston = more or changing the crank? Or am I way off?
Forum: Thumpers 09-21-2014, 05:27 AM
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Posted By battlecattle
Damn Kray I was hoping... Just curious but...

Damn Kray I was hoping...

Just curious but why would you want the low fender? I am actively trying to avoid a low fender.
Forum: Thumpers 09-20-2014, 08:52 PM
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Posted By battlecattle
How much fuel does that tank hold? If it is over...

How much fuel does that tank hold? If it is over 4 gallons. .. where can I get one?
Forum: Thumpers 09-16-2014, 11:41 AM
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Posted By battlecattle
Damn that is not a good sign. Looks like I might...

Damn that is not a good sign. Looks like I might need to play around with some steel this winter.
Forum: Thumpers 09-15-2014, 08:16 PM
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Posted By battlecattle
How's the fit and finish? Any trimming?

How's the fit and finish? Any trimming?
Forum: Thumpers 09-15-2014, 06:53 PM
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Posted By battlecattle
I wish, I would be 1st in line with cash money.

I wish, I would be 1st in line with cash money.
Forum: Thumpers 09-12-2014, 02:46 PM
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Posted By battlecattle
385lbs is 800 cc bike weight.

385lbs is 800 cc bike weight.
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2014, 02:18 PM
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Posted By battlecattle
I have the Shinko 705 on and the mileage is...

I have the Shinko 705 on and the mileage is great. This is with 3500 hard miles. They suck offroad and even worse in any mud.

325822
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2014, 04:42 PM
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Posted By battlecattle
How much properly loaded weight could we put on...

How much properly loaded weight could we put on the tail even with mild (not extreme) offroad?
Forum: Thumpers 09-01-2014, 09:05 PM
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Posted By battlecattle
What are you expecting to get for mileage? I am...

What are you expecting to get for mileage? I am around 3,000 miles on my shinko 705s with tons of wear left. I will get a picture tomorrow if you want. My sizes are 90/90-21 and the 120/80-18.
Forum: Thumpers 08-19-2014, 07:41 AM
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Posted By battlecattle
Holy windshield batman, have any other pictures...

Holy windshield batman, have any other pictures of it?
Forum: Thumpers 08-18-2014, 12:06 PM
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Posted By battlecattle
I use this lift now. ...

I use this lift now.

http://m.harborfreight.com/1500-lb-capacity-atvmotorcycle-lift-60536.html?utm_referrer=direct%2Fnot%20provided
Forum: Thumpers 08-17-2014, 01:41 PM
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Posted By battlecattle
Don't forget about the drz400 either

Don't forget about the drz400 either
Forum: Thumpers 08-17-2014, 01:39 PM
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Posted By battlecattle
You could try and find a yz450 that has been...

You could try and find a yz450 that has been plated, or big bore kit on a crf250l. Maybe even the CCM 450 Adventure once it makes the way over here.

I unfortunately test rode a KTM 690 Enduro and...
Forum: Thumpers 07-25-2014, 01:38 PM
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Posted By battlecattle
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Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2014, 04:50 PM
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Posted By battlecattle
What were you on in the snoty stuff?

What were you on in the snoty stuff?
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2014, 12:41 PM
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Posted By battlecattle
The K60 Heidenau are pretty good combo but you...

The K60 Heidenau are pretty good combo but you will only get 3,000 miles. I am running the Shinko 705 and they do pretty goo but it is definitely a road tire that can do gravel. Hoping for 5-6000...
Forum: Thumpers 07-12-2014, 03:51 PM
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Posted By battlecattle
I think you need to ride harder of you want to...

I think you need to ride harder of you want to slide your rear in the twisties. Trust me you can do it.
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2014, 04:14 PM
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Posted By battlecattle
I do 124 miles a day from stoplights to 75mph. ...

I do 124 miles a day from stoplights to 75mph. 13,000 miles and zero warranty issues.
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2014, 12:28 PM
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Posted By battlecattle
Yea, I normally get between 55-60 mpg but when...

Yea, I normally get between 55-60 mpg but when my tires are shot I slow waaaay down and get 65-70 mpg.

Slowing down to me is around the speed limit. Normally it is much faster.

Stock gearing...
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