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Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-22-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,340
Posted By yellowbronco
I just donated $100. Who wants to match?

I just donated $100. Who wants to match?
Forum: Thumpers 08-20-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 974
Posted By yellowbronco
Has anyone seen anything new on this or maybe an...

Has anyone seen anything new on this or maybe an enduro version?

I like the looks of white and blue over orange and black.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-13-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 447
Posted By yellowbronco
Restoring my current bezel is definitely an...

Restoring my current bezel is definitely an option but I'm keeping that possibility in reserve at the moment. I have precious little time these days and if I had the choice between sitting down and...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-12-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 447
Posted By yellowbronco
950 Speedometer Bezel

So, my speedometer lens is horribly scratched from over 40K miles of abuse from the front brake hose and speed sensor wire smacking it constantly. Looking at my options, it seems that KTM doesn't...
Forum: Thumpers 06-27-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 18,516
Views: 2,021,869
Posted By yellowbronco
.005" = .127mm

.005" = .127mm
Forum: Thumpers 06-27-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 18,516
Views: 2,021,869
Posted By yellowbronco
Thanks for the input Seth. As you can all...

Thanks for the input Seth.

As you can all see from my signature, I've got a bit of a motorcycle problem. My wife thinks I have too many (I think that I have too few). The problem is that I just...
Forum: Thumpers 06-26-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 18,516
Views: 2,021,869
Posted By yellowbronco
Has anyone raced their 690 Enduro? I raced...

Has anyone raced their 690 Enduro?

I raced a Honda XR650R in Vegas to Reno a few times as well as some local desert racing in northern Nevada and often wonder how the 690 would compare. I found...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-13-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 9,471
Posted By yellowbronco
The muffler on my Husaberg was original equipment...

The muffler on my Husaberg was original equipment in 1995 and is stamped with "US FORESTRY SERVICE APPROVED" in two locations. It is stock and unmodified but still gets questioned. The other...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-12-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 9,471
Posted By yellowbronco
Anyone recall if they test for spark arresters...

Anyone recall if they test for spark arresters and, if so, is it a coat hanger? Trying to decide which bike to ride. The 950 Adventure has passed tech each of the three years I've done this ride...
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 49,141
Posted By yellowbronco
Time to bump this thread! Had my mechanic...

Time to bump this thread!

Had my mechanic install a Rekluse I picked up second hand a few years ago.

http://yellowbronco.smugmug.com/photos/i-tSMKRF5/0/M/i-tSMKRF5-M.jpg...
Forum: Racing 02-05-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,504
Posted By yellowbronco
When I did it in 2006 I had a season of local...

When I did it in 2006 I had a season of local desert racing under my belt in Northern Nevada. That definitely helped but I hadn't made it to the expert class yet and I certainly wasn't a pro. Matter...
Forum: Racing 11-15-2013, 04:04 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 29,310
Posted By yellowbronco
I didn't think helicopter assistance was legal...

I didn't think helicopter assistance was legal for anything other than spotting the course ahead of the rider!
Forum: Racing 11-15-2013, 03:56 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 29,310
Posted By yellowbronco
Now this from Chilly: "Okay the story line...

Now this from Chilly:

"Okay the story line is starting to get wild.
Honda lost over ten minutes doing a wheel change from the Helicopter. They have now passed race mile 800.
But the KTM has...
Forum: Racing 11-15-2013, 03:40 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 29,310
Posted By yellowbronco
This just in per Chilly White: "Just in:...

This just in per Chilly White:

"Just in: Colton destroyed front wheel on the Honda at about mile 791. Honda team enroute to help out. But I think that will hand the win to KTM pretty easy now....
Forum: Racing 11-15-2013, 12:58 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 29,310
Posted By yellowbronco
4X clawing their way back into third...

4X clawing their way back into third physically...probably already have it on time.
Forum: Racing 11-15-2013, 12:23 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 29,310
Posted By yellowbronco
In the 2011 Vegas to Reno we zip tied my SPOT to...

In the 2011 Vegas to Reno we zip tied my SPOT to the back fender. It tracked for only the first 15 minutes of the race because one of the zip ties ran right across the power button and the unit shut...
Forum: Racing 11-15-2013, 12:20 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 29,310
Posted By yellowbronco
Nope. Just no data for over 40 minutes.

Nope. Just no data for over 40 minutes.
Forum: Racing 11-15-2013, 11:51 AM
Replies: 313
Views: 29,310
Posted By yellowbronco
Gaaaa! 2X tracker hasn't updated in over 30...

Gaaaa! 2X tracker hasn't updated in over 30 minutes! I'm on the edge of my seat biting my nails.
Forum: Racing 11-15-2013, 11:03 AM
Replies: 313
Views: 29,310
Posted By yellowbronco
Isn't that just the rider of record and not who's...

Isn't that just the rider of record and not who's actually on the bike? Each rider would have to have their own tracker to know who's on the bike at any given moment. Or the tracker would have to...
Forum: Racing 11-15-2013, 10:54 AM
Replies: 313
Views: 29,310
Posted By yellowbronco
If the Race Flow graph is to be believed, 2X had...

If the Race Flow graph is to be believed, 2X had a 1.8 second lead at RM593!!!

Of course, as was mentioned earlier, 2X needs over a 120 second lead to be ahead on time.
Forum: Racing 11-15-2013, 08:31 AM
Replies: 313
Views: 29,310
Posted By yellowbronco
I wouldn't be so sure. The trackers don't appear...

I wouldn't be so sure. The trackers don't appear to be updating at the same time and the riders are so close together (1X and 2X) that it appears that they're swapping positions and bangin bars.
...
Forum: Racing 11-15-2013, 08:05 AM
Replies: 313
Views: 29,310
Posted By yellowbronco
Looking at the Race Flow screen shows 4X stopped...

Looking at the Race Flow screen shows 4X stopped for a long while at RM 367 and Arredondo (349X) appears to have stopped there breifly as well. Hoping it wasn't a bad crash for Bell...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-13-2013, 05:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 842
Posted By yellowbronco
+2 on the overcharging battery causing the smell...

+2 on the overcharging battery causing the smell and the noise. First time it happened on mine, I replaced the battery and it was fine for about 3 months. Then it did it to me again (left me...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-05-2013, 09:05 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 29,367
Posted By yellowbronco
Dredging this old thread up... I received a...

Dredging this old thread up...
I received a VERY interesting email today from US Highland Inc. saying that they are in production on their 450cc single and will be producing the 950cc twin "soon"....
Forum: Thumpers 10-14-2013, 02:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,506
Posted By yellowbronco
No one has mentioned it yet so I will. Check out...

No one has mentioned it yet so I will. Check out www.husaberg.org (http://www.husaberg.org) for the answers to all of your questions.

Clark does not make those 4 gallon tanks anymore although...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-11-2013, 12:46 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,279
Posted By yellowbronco
This is very very depressing to me! To...

This is very very depressing to me!

To answer the original question, I've owned my '04 950 since 2007. Bought it used with 2500 miles on it. No telling how many offroad miles it had at that time...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-14-2013, 09:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,440
Posted By yellowbronco
Donnie, Glad to hear you got the O-rings and...

Donnie,
Glad to hear you got the O-rings and that they're working for ya.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-14-2013, 09:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,440
Posted By yellowbronco
Technically, the trade designation is 2-021 for...

Technically, the trade designation is 2-021 for the size and you have to specify Viton...or whatever material you think is the most suitable for the application. Most suppliers will drop the first...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-29-2013, 12:22 PM
Replies: 1,309
Views: 378,978
Posted By yellowbronco
big bore distraction

Not to distract from the 2x2 project but...I'd like to distract for a moment and ask a question about the big bore project. In order to avoid the expense of tooling up a custom cylinder with thicker...
Forum: Racing 07-25-2013, 06:19 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,144
Posted By yellowbronco
Well, the point is don't ride beyond your skill...

Well, the point is don't ride beyond your skill level to make the pass like I've been told to do in shorter races. The thought is, if you blow by someone, you psychologically beat him at the same...
Forum: Racing 07-24-2013, 09:50 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,144
Posted By yellowbronco
some thoughts

When I broke the wheels down to remove the mousses after our run in 2011, I took a close look at the front mousse. It was pinched through in no less than 18 spots. I credit it for saving us from at...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-21-2013, 02:28 PM
Replies: 408
Views: 45,424
Posted By yellowbronco
Donnie, This sounds an awful lot like the...

Donnie,

This sounds an awful lot like the out-of-adjustment throttle position sensor problems that the carburetted bikes suffered on occation. Maybe someone can chime in on this for the FI...
Forum: Thumpers 06-20-2013, 02:08 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 49,141
Posted By yellowbronco
The '95 350 should not be electric start so that...

The '95 350 should not be electric start so that means any '88 to 2000 engine that is also without the electric start will fit and, although I haven't tried it myself, any 2001 to 2008 engine should...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-14-2013, 12:54 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,342
Posted By yellowbronco
I have a buddy who registered his business in the...

I have a buddy who registered his business in the state of Montana. The business owns some interesting vehicles. One of them is a 2012 KTM 250XC-W that has been converted for street use. Yep, a...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-07-2013, 12:59 PM
Replies: 408
Views: 45,424
Posted By yellowbronco
Donnie, Don't forget the clutch slave...

Donnie,

Don't forget the clutch slave o-ring and clutch fluid (I think it's mineral oil). I can't remember what the size (dash number) is of the o-ring but you can buy them in bulk from mcmaster...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-29-2013, 05:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,148
Posted By yellowbronco
ybracing, you must be thinking of Hwy 95...

ybracing, you must be thinking of Hwy 95 Alternate at Weeks. The area I'm referring to is Hwy 95 due south of Fallon. The locked gate is across the highway and a few miles to the north of Top Gun...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-29-2013, 06:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,148
Posted By yellowbronco
My father and I rode this about 2 weeks ago on...

My father and I rode this about 2 weeks ago on KTM Adventures. Ft. Churchill road is fast and smooth at the moment although it can get some pretty good washboard from traffic in to the Auto Test...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-29-2013, 06:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,148
Posted By yellowbronco
My father and I rode this about 2 weeks ago on...

My father and I rode this about 2 weeks ago on KTM Adventures. Ft. Churchill road is fast and smooth at the moment although it can get some pretty good washboard from traffic in to the Auto Test...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-22-2013, 08:24 AM
Replies: 408
Views: 45,424
Posted By yellowbronco
Although I don't have the 50,000 miles you're...

Although I don't have the 50,000 miles you're looking for, my bike will be hitting 40,000 this week. It's an '04 S model that I've owned since 2007. I purchased it with only 2500 miles on it so I...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-31-2013, 08:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 903
Posted By yellowbronco
Took my girlfriend to Toroweap back in '09... ...

Took my girlfriend to Toroweap back in '09...
http://yellowbronco.smugmug.com/photos/i-RVDxJMw/0/L/i-RVDxJMw-L.jpg

...and proposed
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