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Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2013, 01:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,444
Posted By chaos616
Great Replies, and many words full of wisdom. ...

Great Replies, and many words full of wisdom. Crashing sucks, but breaks do happen, i suppose it is looking like some spare parts are in order. I would love to try the electric pump, and depending...
Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2013, 05:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,444
Posted By chaos616
Thats interesting about the part number for a...

Thats interesting about the part number for a block off plate, i suppose they used the same cylinder and head, so they had to block the hole too.

bmwktmbill, I know you've done some serious...
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2013, 05:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,444
Posted By chaos616
Hey, Thanks for the replies, and some good...

Hey, Thanks for the replies, and some good questions and comments.

Wrk2Surf - yes, the maintenance really isn't hard if you have the parts, i just like the idea of not taking parts with me. I...
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2013, 08:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,444
Posted By chaos616
LC4 Adventure Water Pump

Quick Backstory, I have two KTM 620/640 Adventures, ones a 98 and the other a 2001. I am prepping the bikes for RTW coming up in a little over a year.

The 2001 is almost fully prepped to go and...
Forum: Beasts 02-18-2013, 06:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 913
Posted By chaos616
Parts...for a gc...

I don't know if I can help or not, but I would be interested in one as I believe a lot of folks over on the Cagiva Gran Canyon Yahoo group site would be, and or just about everyone who owns a GC in...
Forum: Thumpers 09-15-2012, 11:00 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 14,010
Posted By chaos616
I actually forget now, it was a couple years ago,...

I actually forget now, it was a couple years ago, and yes it basically used oil right from the start. The whole time I thought it was rings, They were replaced with various brands from Kawi to total...
Forum: Thumpers 09-15-2012, 06:32 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 14,010
Posted By chaos616
Ktm vs. Klr

Hey,

I own two KTM 1998 620/2001 640 Adventures and one 1996 (old style) KLR 650. I have not had a chance to bring the 640's on a large trip yet, although they seem to be pretty hardy little...
Forum: Thumpers 10-11-2011, 07:41 AM
Replies: 379
Views: 115,072
Posted By chaos616
Ktm!!!

Hey, I just purchased a 620 adventure and it has the euro spec exhaust, the clear or sliver front forks, and the dellorto carburator, however, it also has a black windscreen, the vin is 8869, I saw...
Forum: Ride reports 11-15-2010, 08:13 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,592
Posted By chaos616
Thanks for the comments all, and sorry for the...

Thanks for the comments all, and sorry for the long hiatus. I have been looking for jobs, and it sounds like I will be doing geology in a gold mine in nevada. Looking for jobs these days is...well...
Forum: Ride reports 09-25-2010, 11:42 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,592
Posted By chaos616
Our only stop heading north into Fairbanks was in...

Our only stop heading north into Fairbanks was in Nenana, where we stopped for some lunch supplies and to each lunch by the bridge.

The Nenana Bridge:
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Forum: Ride reports 09-25-2010, 10:42 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,592
Posted By chaos616
We did persevere however and we made it to the...

We did persevere however and we made it to the end of the road eventually. At the very end of the road isn't much, there are 3 resorts and a runway to fly resort customers in. Thats about it.
...
Forum: Ride reports 09-25-2010, 09:34 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,592
Posted By chaos616
The next morning started early. We were up by...

The next morning started early. We were up by 6:30 and our bus left an hour later. We just walked to the bus station because that way we could just leave our bikes in camp. As most of you already...
Forum: Ride reports 09-25-2010, 09:07 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,592
Posted By chaos616
Our trip to Denali was to take us 2 days. When...

Our trip to Denali was to take us 2 days. When we left Anchorage, we stopped by our friends that we met east of Anchorage house and chatted with them for a while. We didn't really know what we were...
Forum: Ride reports 09-25-2010, 08:52 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,592
Posted By chaos616
The next moring, we woke up, broke camp and...

The next moring, we woke up, broke camp and looked skyward. There wasn't any signs of terrible rain, but we were optamistic. We headed on top of the hill above Homer on skyline drive. We stopped...
Forum: Ride reports 09-25-2010, 08:23 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,592
Posted By chaos616
We woke up the next day and we headed straight...

We woke up the next day and we headed straight for the harbor. There were hundreds upon hundreds of boats. The harbor was set up so that it utilized the tides well and it was interesting to see how...
Forum: Ride reports 09-25-2010, 08:02 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,592
Posted By chaos616
Heading south from Anchorage was pretty easy, it...

Heading south from Anchorage was pretty easy, it was a busy road, however it was only 2 lane and it was the only road, so as such in Alaska, its pretty easy to not get lost.

We were headed for...
Forum: Ride reports 09-14-2010, 02:39 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,592
Posted By chaos616
Jimmy...yeah, I was a bit suprised...

Jimmy...yeah, I was a bit suprised myself...:rofl.

Gooch...thanks for the comments, if I find myself up in those parts, I will look ya up!

GadgetBoy...no problem, glad your enjoying. I wish I...
Forum: Ride reports 09-09-2010, 04:50 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,592
Posted By chaos616
No sooner do we leave Alberta and get into BC and...

No sooner do we leave Alberta and get into BC and it stops raining. We stopped at Mt. Robson visitors center, bought some baked goods in the form of a danish for her and a cinnamon roll for myself. ...
Forum: Ride reports 08-14-2010, 01:05 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,592
Posted By chaos616
Glacier - Jasper

We did make it into Canada...apparently we didn't have drugs or weapons...apparently...and we didn't look suspicious either. Great!

Our next stop was Pincher Creek for another oil change for the...
Forum: Ride reports 08-10-2010, 11:48 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,592
Posted By chaos616
After the heat and misfortune in Missoula, our...

After the heat and misfortune in Missoula, our new tactic was to push on and make the trip better. Thus far every day proved to be an adventure, whether we wanted one or not. Today, proved to be no...
Forum: Ride reports 08-10-2010, 10:23 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,592
Posted By chaos616
Hey Jason, thanks, the mine is pretty cool. I am...

Hey Jason, thanks, the mine is pretty cool. I am pretty excited about working underground, it will be an interesting experience.

After field camp is where the real adventure begins...both the...
Forum: Ride reports 08-10-2010, 07:34 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,592
Posted By chaos616
Jason and Ed, very good to meet you guys too. I...

Jason and Ed, very good to meet you guys too. I was going to look you up, but you found me first. it has been good so far up here. We ended up going 93 north to the Alcan and then west all the way...
Forum: Ride reports 08-03-2010, 10:34 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,592
Posted By chaos616
So it is the 3rd of August and we are now in...

So it is the 3rd of August and we are now in Chetwynd BC. Yesterday and this morning were awesome. Last night we camped in an old KOA from the 1700's in Prince George and met some interesting...
Forum: Ride reports 07-29-2010, 10:29 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,592
Posted By chaos616
After leaving Gunnison that morning I took the...

After leaving Gunnison that morning I took the road west, filled up with gas before too soon and was again in the high plains desert. It was hot, and it was only getting to get hotter. As I was...
Forum: Ride reports 06-20-2010, 08:21 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,592
Posted By chaos616
I got on the road at about XX:XX and the weather...

I got on the road at about XX:XX and the weather was decent, it was nice and sunny and not too warm yet. My KLR was still burning oil...so I was still stopping every 50 miles to check it. The ride...
Forum: Ride reports 06-13-2010, 09:29 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,592
Posted By chaos616
Alright, so I have decided to redo my thread a...

Alright, so I have decided to redo my thread a bit to make it more flowing and continuous instead of choppy. I will write in the past tense due to the thread being a post trip thread from banff on...
Forum: Ride reports 06-06-2010, 10:55 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,592
Posted By chaos616
Jimmy, thanks, the badlands are pretty surreal...

Jimmy, thanks, the badlands are pretty surreal looking. If you get a chance to get over there, it is worth that and the black hlls.

XDragRacer, The tire is because one, I am too cheap to get a...
Forum: Ride reports 06-04-2010, 10:42 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,592
Posted By chaos616
Day 1: ~370 miles, 1 qt. of oil burned, and a...

Day 1: ~370 miles, 1 qt. of oil burned, and a really sore butt. Took some pictures, and bought a SD card reader, which does not read my card, fantastic. It got better when I arrived at a family...
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2010, 07:27 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 17,914
Posted By chaos616
Spencer, I did not happen to loose too many...

Spencer, I did not happen to loose too many parts, however I did "loose" my shifter, and obviously important part much like your roller bearing, so I bought a new one. 4 days later, my shifter shows...
Forum: Ride reports 05-19-2010, 08:29 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,592
Posted By chaos616
Thanks for the comments, they are appreciated...

Thanks for the comments, they are appreciated very much. I don't know about sniffing rocks, I lick them :).

The KLR is pretty much finished, I am scraping together some more parts wherever I can...
Forum: Thumpers 05-18-2010, 02:11 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 17,914
Posted By chaos616
yo jagger, Thanks, glad I could make you...

yo jagger,

Thanks, glad I could make you envious, I do like the contour so far, it is difficult editing videos because of the creative aspect, otherwise simple. The go pro was my other choice,...
Forum: Ride reports 05-18-2010, 01:47 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,592
Posted By chaos616
Blank

You probably clicked on this link out of curiosity, I know I would have. Who the hell names a ride report "Blank." I do I guess. I suppose it is fitting though, this report is not only a ride...
Forum: Thumpers 04-28-2010, 04:26 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 17,914
Posted By chaos616
Gooch, thanks for the comments. Yeah, she is...

Gooch, thanks for the comments. Yeah, she is pretty cool...the girl I mean, the bike really came along nice. I am still in need of getting some good pictures. Yeah, I couldn't let my KLR catch me...
Forum: Thumpers 04-19-2010, 10:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,729
Posted By chaos616
+1 for that. When bikes sit, such as...

+1 for that.

When bikes sit, such as overnight, I find that the plates just get "stuck" together, so when starting up, coldish oil, its going to be a little sticky.

I have a Vulcan 800 V-Twin...
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2010, 03:58 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 17,914
Posted By chaos616
Hello again, Sixth Gear, thanks, the black...

Hello again,

Sixth Gear, thanks, the black frame is really nice, what color would you choose for the KLX? I think the black is better than the standard silver IMHO.

Oly, I would, except I...
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2010, 08:02 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 17,914
Posted By chaos616
Hey thanks for the comments, I was wondering...

Hey thanks for the comments, I was wondering whether people were actually still following my thread anymore due to my lack of progression as of lately as far as this thread goes. But hey, glad to...
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2010, 04:09 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 17,914
Posted By chaos616
Bad things to come.

Well, I made it to duluth, with my bike in the back of the truck. Actually I had to get my bike and truck back in one feld swoop, so no choice, my girlfriend rode back on her bike though and it was...
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2010, 04:00 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 17,914
Posted By chaos616
My other projects for the weekend were adjusting...

My other projects for the weekend were adjusting some carbs and cleaning my winter rider that had proven once again to be one of the most reliable bikes for getting my carcass to and from school. It...
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2010, 03:56 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 17,914
Posted By chaos616
At it again!!!

It has been more than 2 weeks since the last post, I know, my bad.

I got home over spring break to do a little work on all of the bikes. My sleeve was almost ready to go and I had new rings,...
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2010, 10:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,160
Posted By chaos616
There are some things to watch for, I bought...

There are some things to watch for,

I bought mine which was in "rough" shape, sorta. I thought it was all cosmetic, but later found out that my balancer chain sprockets were worn, my valves were...
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