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Forum: Racing 08-17-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 25,945
Posted By SKINNY
Wicked Had to make some last minute revisions to day 1...

Had to make some last minute revisions to day 1 route...
All this sitting around is finally over.
Tomorrow it's get tough or die....
Forum: Racing 08-11-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 257
Views: 25,945
Posted By SKINNY
I was too lazy to haul the spare tires and 2...

I was too lazy to haul the spare tires and 2 other bags out for the photo....


I'm saving my energy for the ride...:evil
We should be there Fri. afternoon....:freaky
Forum: Racing 08-10-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 257
Views: 25,945
Posted By SKINNY
Ready to go

Packed and ready to load Tuesday morning...
Judging from the entry list, I guess I'm the only 1190 to show up....



http://i100.photobucket.com/albums/m5/seseaton/030_zps4a751966.jpg...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-08-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 42,008
Posted By SKINNY
After mounting your skid plate, my side stand was...

After mounting your skid plate, my side stand was about 1" too long...
If you turn the bars to the right side lock, it will fall over....
I cut 1" off and it works fine .....

Have you checked...
Forum: Racing 07-18-2014, 04:27 AM
Replies: 257
Views: 25,945
Posted By SKINNY
Hey Steve So far the 1190 is doing great... ...

Hey Steve

So far the 1190 is doing great...
I've put about 700 pavement miles on it .
As you well know, other than oilfield lease roads, there ain't much dirt to ride in west Texas.
Scott and I...
Forum: Racing 07-15-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 257
Views: 25,945
Posted By SKINNY
I had my 690 ready to go and trashed a rocker...

I had my 690 ready to go and trashed a rocker arm...:kboom

So, now I'm trying to get the new 1190 ready... $$$$
UPS is a daily visitor....:eek1 $$
Forum: Thumpers 07-12-2014, 04:26 AM
Replies: 817
Views: 198,439
Posted By SKINNY
Yes, they do I had my tanks off for about 3...

Yes, they do
I had my tanks off for about 3 weeks and both hoses shrank...
The left side shrank so much, I had to replace it
Forum: Americas 07-11-2014, 04:48 AM
Replies: 24,427
Views: 1,908,448
Posted By SKINNY
Missing rider

More on Harry Devert
http://www.borderlandbeat.com/
Forum: Orange Crush 07-10-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 984
Views: 93,227
Posted By SKINNY
I pulled my tank and air box at 400 miles...

I pulled my tank and air box at 400 miles expecting to see the same dust and leaks that others have reported.
Mine was spotless also...
Put my Uni filter in and don't expect any further issues.

...
Forum: Latin America 06-25-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,323
Posted By SKINNY
If you're still in Sonora, you don't need a TVIP

If you're still in Sonora, you don't need a TVIP
Forum: Orange Crush 06-23-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,212
Posted By SKINNY
My Adventure R model has the same speedo...

My Adventure R model has the same speedo error...about 6% fast
The odo reads 20.5 when the GPS says 20.0
Fuel range on a full tank started at 400 miles and then changed so many times, I quit paying...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-19-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 3,543
Views: 457,105
Posted By SKINNY
tire pressure monitors

My TPMS shows up on the menu, but only displays _ _ _
Is there some secret to making the damn things work? :kboom
Forum: Orange Crush 06-18-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 3,543
Views: 457,105
Posted By SKINNY
Are you going to put the ABS stuff on the new...

Are you going to put the ABS stuff on the new wheels...?
Those are some seriously expensive wheel sets....!!
My Alcan 5000 partner just bought a Woody's front wheel and hub for his 990
Major...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-13-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 11,206
Views: 1,223,473
Posted By SKINNY
Nothing wrong with the computer...it's the same...

Nothing wrong with the computer...it's the same on multiple computers...

I was at the KTM ride in Steamboat Springs last September and saw the same thing on their computers that were loading our...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-13-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 11,206
Views: 1,223,473
Posted By SKINNY
I must be doing something wrong in Basecamp ...

I must be doing something wrong in Basecamp

When I transfer routes & waypoints to my GPS with Mapsource it takes at most 3-5 seconds...
The same transfer in Basecamp takes 6-8 minutes....
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-12-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 10,103
Posted By SKINNY
I think the entry list is full until some of the...

I think the entry list is full until some of the current entries drop out...
Contact Jerry Hines and see if he's still taking entries for the waiting list
Forum: Orange Crush 06-12-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 3,543
Views: 457,105
Posted By SKINNY
I have a riding buddy that has the 908 on the...

I have a riding buddy that has the 908 on the rear of his 990 and loves it...
I think that's the same rim width as the 1190...
The 140 probably isn't meant for that rim width,
but they don't make...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-12-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 3,543
Views: 457,105
Posted By SKINNY
No offense taken:D Good to know that a tube...

No offense taken:D

Good to know that a tube will work...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-12-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 3,543
Views: 457,105
Posted By SKINNY
I've got this alternate scenario in my mind where...

I've got this alternate scenario in my mind where I don't notice the flat until I've lost the seal between the tire & rim...
I've wrestled enough stiff tires and tubes trailside to have no further...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-12-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 3,543
Views: 457,105
Posted By SKINNY
TKC-80 front tire is tube type. fixing a flat...

TKC-80 front tire is tube type.
fixing a flat on a tubeless tire when the tire is off the rim bead is pretty tough to do without a good air source...

tubes are much easier for road side repairs.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-12-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 3,543
Views: 457,105
Posted By SKINNY
tire pressure monitors

I'm about to buy an Adventure R and will probably replace the tubeless tires with tube type knobbies.

I'm assuming the tire pressure sensors have to be removed from the wheels...

What happens...
Forum: Americas 05-06-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 24,427
Views: 1,908,448
Posted By SKINNY
Daily reports on Mexico...can't vouch for the...

Daily reports on Mexico...can't vouch for the accuracy

http://www.borderlandbeat.com/
Forum: Racing 04-24-2014, 04:24 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 10,221
Posted By SKINNY
I have friends who have already sent their...

I have friends who have already sent their motorcycles to a shipping point...
going to difficult to mount equipment on a motorcycle that is in transit....
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-14-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,357
Posted By SKINNY
I doubt that he knew anything about the website...

I doubt that he knew anything about the website that shows the closures...:eek1
It's new to me and I've ridden all over New Mexico for years
Thanks for the link...:clap
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-14-2014, 05:16 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,357
Posted By SKINNY
Here is the phone number for the Silver City KTM...

Here is the phone number for the Silver City KTM dealer...
575-538-8903
They would be the best source for riders in the area....

where exactly are the motorcycles...I'm guessing you're near...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-13-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 8,569
Posted By SKINNY
Check out twtex.com Lots of rides on those...

Check out twtex.com
Lots of rides on those forums
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-04-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 660
Posted By SKINNY
North or south of Hwy 302?? We had a lease...

North or south of Hwy 302??

We had a lease for riding on the Waddel ranch back in the mid-70's..
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-04-2014, 04:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 660
Posted By SKINNY
No trails No Jeep roads The sand dunes are...

No trails
No Jeep roads
The sand dunes are mostly small rolling dunes more like what you'll see near beaches.
Since it's all on private land, you may or may not find anyplace to ride.
There was a...
Forum: Americas 03-20-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 24,427
Views: 1,908,448
Posted By SKINNY
That rider is from Central or South America ...

That rider is from Central or South America
hence the expert Spanish......
he and part of that group rode with us in Cloudcroft sometime ago...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 02-05-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 19,035
Views: 963,013
Posted By SKINNY
Creel & Copper Canyon area...lots of dirt roads...

Creel & Copper Canyon area...lots of dirt roads and some very nice pavement twisties...
Forum: Vendors 01-31-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 763
Views: 172,604
Posted By SKINNY
It's a 2012 but I have a rally fairing on it, so...

It's a 2012 but I have a rally fairing on it, so I have plenty of room to mount the light...
Thanks for the info...
Forum: Vendors 01-31-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 763
Views: 172,604
Posted By SKINNY
Is the Squadron XL available with connectors that...

Is the Squadron XL available with connectors that are compatible with a KTM 690E?
Does the Squadron XL have built-in dimming?
If not, which dimmer set-up would I need for a KTM 690E?

Thanks
Forum: Ride reports 01-23-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 650
Views: 71,001
Posted By SKINNY
Presidio/Ojinaga is not as bad you are being...

Presidio/Ojinaga is not as bad you are being told...
At least in the last 6 or 8 years, it's been one of the quieter border towns.
We've crossed there numerous times and never had any sign of...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-21-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 11,206
Views: 1,223,473
Posted By SKINNY
If you have no battery, it wil require a complete...

If you have no battery, it wil require a complete restart everytime you turn off the snowmobile..or whatever is sending the power to the mount...
Double A's will keep the Montana from powering down...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-21-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 11,206
Views: 1,223,473
Posted By SKINNY
Take the rechargeable battery out and replace it...

Take the rechargeable battery out and replace it with lithium double A's..

then see if it still loses external power...
Forum: Americas 01-17-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 24,427
Views: 1,908,448
Posted By SKINNY
We were in the same area over Thanksgiving... ...

We were in the same area over Thanksgiving...
I'm glad we didn't have a similar experience.:eek1
Forum: Americas 01-15-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 24,427
Views: 1,908,448
Posted By SKINNY
We were pulled over at gunpoint by local cops...

We were pulled over at gunpoint by local cops while riding a Japanese thumper and an Austrian thumper ...:yikes

I don't think most of the Mexicans know the difference...

And for what it's...
Forum: Americas 12-17-2013, 04:37 AM
Replies: 24,427
Views: 1,908,448
Posted By SKINNY
I was told by a nice man at the Ojinaga Aduana...

I was told by a nice man at the Ojinaga Aduana office just 3 weeks ago that you are required to get an exit stamp.
The young lady at the counter was not going to give me a visa because the folks at...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-06-2013, 09:14 AM
Replies: 1,461
Views: 130,143
Posted By SKINNY
One has to wonder why Garmin insists on shooting...

One has to wonder why Garmin insists on shooting themselves in the foot on new products. :eek1
Forum: Latin America 12-06-2013, 09:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 419
Posted By SKINNY
Down river from Uriqui about 5 miles, there is a...

Down river from Uriqui about 5 miles, there is a brand new bridge across the river...the road on the other side goes directly to Batopilas
We have been looking for that crossing for years and never...
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