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Forum: Ride reports 05-08-2015, 12:30 PM
Replies: 321
Views: 92,732
Posted By theofam
I hereby nominate AdrenalineGirl for Mom of the...

I hereby nominate AdrenalineGirl for Mom of the Year. Will anyone second the motion?!

Nothing like a family trip. A couple years ago I rode up to Alaska with my dad - the memories are frequently...
Forum: Ride reports 05-08-2015, 07:42 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 9,125
Posted By theofam
I've been fortunate enough to see some of Italy's...

I've been fortunate enough to see some of Italy's big cities, but it's where you fellas visited that strikes a chord with me. I like the idea of a small town as a hub for daily loops. Over here, we...
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2015, 09:41 PM
Replies: 601
Views: 59,695
Posted By theofam
That's great advice - I love this forum! ...

That's great advice - I love this forum!

Thanks, Zuber!
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 601
Views: 59,695
Posted By theofam
That would be a cool bit of info for all of us to...

That would be a cool bit of info for all of us to start posting. I complained early on about the harshness of the suspension on mine. I just realized last night after returning from Moab a couple...
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2015, 03:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 843
Posted By theofam
Zevulun, 1. Get your refund on the pipe and...

Zevulun,

1. Get your refund on the pipe and return home with your bike.
2. Order a Wings exhaust for $425 to your door (assuming you're in the US).
3. Pull off the old, 11 lb exhaust with...
Forum: Ride reports 05-05-2015, 11:31 AM
Replies: 862
Views: 220,730
Posted By theofam
Sean, Liz and I just spent five days in NYC, so...

Sean, Liz and I just spent five days in NYC, so it's fun getting to see your shots. I LOVE that city!

Man, do I wish I had bought DonnyO's Marantz receiver after seeing Rose's set up! I bet the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-05-2015, 10:32 AM
Replies: 601
Views: 59,695
Posted By theofam
Having been married 22 years, I enjoy hearing...

Having been married 22 years, I enjoy hearing things like, "I think you are right." Not something I hear often.

Sounds like you've decided - now good luck finding one!
Forum: Thumpers 05-05-2015, 09:19 AM
Replies: 601
Views: 59,695
Posted By theofam
I can't tell if you want to replace your graphics...

I can't tell if you want to replace your graphics due to them being worn or not.

I'm unsure about the clear coat, but you can order a decal set for $125 through KTM Twins.
...
Forum: Thumpers 05-05-2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 735
Posted By theofam
I get most of my false neutrals between 5-6. It...

I get most of my false neutrals between 5-6. It has taken me awhile to be more deliberate with that shift. Downshifts seem to be consistently good. Odometer's at 1,900 and climbing!
Forum: Thumpers 05-05-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 601
Views: 59,695
Posted By theofam
If you're riding mostly back roads and open...

If you're riding mostly back roads and open trails, I think the 690 would be perfect! I just took mine out to Moab two weekends ago.
...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-22-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 297
Views: 24,057
Posted By theofam
Richard, while your crashes were indeed...

Richard, while your crashes were indeed spectacular, Odette shaking his money maker at 3:14 took the cake!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-21-2015, 10:22 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 24,057
Posted By theofam
Curtis, we had fun hanging out with you and the...

Curtis, we had fun hanging out with you and the ATL crew! Hope you guys made it home safely, and we'll be sure to look you up if we come your way.

Take care, Sean
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-21-2015, 08:45 AM
Replies: 297
Views: 24,057
Posted By theofam
Cool video, modette! Was that the southern...

Cool video, modette! Was that the southern contingent with you?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-20-2015, 12:12 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 24,057
Posted By theofam
Richard, Thanks for leading us around Moab! ...

Richard,

Thanks for leading us around Moab! We had a blast riding with you. And a special thanks to you for creating TrailTaker.com. I hope it takes off and you make a gajillion $$$$!

Sean
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-19-2015, 08:58 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 24,057
Posted By theofam
Even though we had some cold, rainy days: ...

Even though we had some cold, rainy days:

http://i499.photobucket.com/albums/rr351/the-o-fam/test1/A8071D04-382B-4E84-B73A-849D302746A4_zps3ecuxyvs.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2015, 11:13 AM
Replies: 601
Views: 59,695
Posted By theofam
Looks like they're Touratech. Damn,...

Looks like they're Touratech.

Damn, SquirrelO! You invested a second 690 in upgrades!! Nice looking scoot. My arms are tired from holding my laptop upside down to check out all the farkles in...
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2015, 08:02 AM
Replies: 601
Views: 59,695
Posted By theofam
Since I don't know a TPS from a stator wire from...

Since I don't know a TPS from a stator wire from a CPS, I figured I'd load up a link to the microfiche for the location of my leak. It is either coming off PN 7 - Stator's wires or PN 17 - Pulser...
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2015, 07:03 AM
Replies: 601
Views: 59,695
Posted By theofam
Scott PDX, I probably incorrectly referred...

Scott PDX,

I probably incorrectly referred to the TPS. You'll see the location of the leak I was referring to in the below post. It may be the location of the stator wires leaving the stator...
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2015, 08:18 PM
Replies: 601
Views: 59,695
Posted By theofam
2015 Oil Consumption

Figured I'd weigh in on oil consumption on my 2015. Mine has been leaking out of the TPS. At mile 220 I had to add 7 ounces to get the level back to the top of the sight glass. I'm at mile 617 now...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-05-2015, 08:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,247
Posted By theofam
Subscribed! Fellow Denverite itching to do the...

Subscribed! Fellow Denverite itching to do the COBDR! Fingers crossed the dates work out for me this summer.
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2015, 02:39 PM
Replies: 22,841
Views: 2,837,624
Posted By theofam
I passed this guy about 30 miles south of the...

I passed this guy about 30 miles south of the Arctic Circle on the Dalton Highway. He was riding a 40's-ish Indian. I'd say you're good to take the 690 to Alaska and back.
...
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2015, 06:31 AM
Replies: 601
Views: 59,695
Posted By theofam
I have: Setting 1 = DR650 Setting 2 =...

I have:

Setting 1 = DR650
Setting 2 = Can't wait to sell my DR650!

I haven't tried the "bad gas"/Setting 0, as I've not yet needed it (thankfully).
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2015, 09:37 PM
Replies: 22,841
Views: 2,837,624
Posted By theofam
Orangecicle/Capt CF, Thanks for the input....

Orangecicle/Capt CF,

Thanks for the input. I'll get on it!
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 601
Views: 59,695
Posted By theofam
Got the Scoot Out!

I've been keeping up on everyone's cool mods and additions to their bike stables while mine has been torn down for farkling. Got it out today for 160 break-in miles.

I wanted to take a break with...
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2015, 05:55 PM
Replies: 22,841
Views: 2,837,624
Posted By theofam
Scotts Damper/Ignition Key Removal

I noticed today that I can't remove my ignition key when the steering is locked with my Scotts damper. The 690 is a 2015, but I don't think that matters.

Here's a pic:
...
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2015, 09:20 AM
Replies: 601
Views: 59,695
Posted By theofam
I agree on the cat incinerating the oil as a...

I agree on the cat incinerating the oil as a potential issue.

If KTM comes up short, do you have a buddy with a cooler, non-cat exhaust (Wings, Akrapovic)? Slip one of those on, do the 15-minute...
Forum: Vendors 03-03-2015, 04:10 PM
Replies: 2,187
Views: 310,288
Posted By theofam
Nike, Schmike. Tell them to step aside. You'll...

Nike, Schmike. Tell them to step aside. You'll outsell the swoosh with Reckless orders alone!

Is the Reckless set on the KTM (previous page) the 40L variety?

Is the 40L the capacity of the...
Forum: Vendors 03-03-2015, 04:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,140
Posted By theofam
Congrats!

That is about the BEST news I've read in awhile! Couldn't happen to a better team of people! I remember going to Donny's original location on South Broadway as a kid. I thought the current,...
Forum: Thumpers 03-03-2015, 03:42 PM
Replies: 22,841
Views: 2,837,624
Posted By theofam
Paulo/Fongman, my 2015 is leaking with 52 miles...

Paulo/Fongman, my 2015 is leaking with 52 miles on the clock.

http://i499.photobucket.com/albums/rr351/the-o-fam/test1/C6E0262E-4DC7-4501-85EF-02D5825AE4B2_zps04ezwnqo.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2015, 06:55 PM
Replies: 4,970
Views: 1,729,618
Posted By theofam
^^^^ Jealous of that as I sit inside during our...

^^^^ Jealous of that as I sit inside during our second snowstorm in four days.

SS, you're a lucky dude!
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2015, 06:19 AM
Replies: 22,841
Views: 2,837,624
Posted By theofam
I was struggling to reach him via Comcast, too. ...

I was struggling to reach him via Comcast, too. Thanks to neepuk, I think Gorazd and I are on our way to doing business!

Gorazd of Wings explained to me the stock exhaust has a catalytic...
Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2015, 07:52 PM
Replies: 22,841
Views: 2,837,624
Posted By theofam
Thanks TONS! PM is awaiting you.

Thanks TONS! PM is awaiting you.
Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2015, 06:23 PM
Replies: 22,841
Views: 2,837,624
Posted By theofam
Help with Wings Exhaust Contact

I read some of us were anxious for Gorazd at Wings to get back from his vacation. I was lucky enough to email back and forth with him Monday, but, for some reason, my recent emails aren't going...
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 22,841
Views: 2,837,624
Posted By theofam
Looks awesome! Let the questions begin: 1. ...

Looks awesome! Let the questions begin:

1. What is that tach/speedo? Stock? I've a 2015, and it looks nothing like that, but I like the fact HDB has a mount for your setup.

2. What size...
Forum: Ride reports 02-11-2015, 04:03 PM
Replies: 862
Views: 220,730
Posted By theofam
Your mom has a cool pad out there in NH! I love...

Your mom has a cool pad out there in NH! I love the architecture of the homes in the northeast.

Hope you're doing great!
Forum: Thumpers 02-03-2015, 08:08 PM
Replies: 22,841
Views: 2,837,624
Posted By theofam
Thanks for the write up! I'm ready to tackle...

Thanks for the write up! I'm ready to tackle mine now. Nikola at Perun Moto is a great guy to deal with! I bought his tail rack, too, which is solid quality.
Forum: Thumpers 02-03-2015, 05:50 PM
Replies: 22,841
Views: 2,837,624
Posted By theofam
TowPro, you're not wasting any time! Sounds like...

TowPro, you're not wasting any time! Sounds like the Wings worked out great. I think I <strike>want</strike> need one!

I had the dealer show me how to move from the #2 to #1 map. It felt like...
Forum: Thumpers 02-02-2015, 01:44 PM
Replies: 22,841
Views: 2,837,624
Posted By theofam
My days of running straight pipes are behind me. ...

My days of running straight pipes are behind me. I guess that makes me an ex-prick. :rofl Many would argue that point.

Thanks for the great information. I'm unclear on the 2014/2015 bikes...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-02-2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 297
Views: 24,057
Posted By theofam
I was telling my dad about the trip last night...

I was telling my dad about the trip last night during the Super Bowl. He jumped all over it, so we signed him up!

He and I are in for the Hey Joe Mine ride on the 18th if there are still two...
Forum: Thumpers 01-30-2015, 09:09 PM
Replies: 22,841
Views: 2,837,624
Posted By theofam
Did you have to do anything other than the...

Did you have to do anything other than the 15-minute reset on your 2014 when you added the Wings exhaust? Also, have you made any air box mods?

I'm thinking at least Wings on my 2015, but I don't...
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