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Forum: Orange Crush 08-30-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 780
Posted By Orangecicle
CPR will be quick to tell you that their foam...

CPR will be quick to tell you that their foam filters are of a higher density foam that ITG. Sportingwoods (ITG) would be quick to point out that they have a metal base plate for their filters that...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-26-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,577
Posted By Orangecicle
Um, toss it. Saves weight. :D

Um, toss it. Saves weight. :D
Forum: Orange Crush 08-25-2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 603
Posted By Orangecicle
I put on the ITG filter and CPR red pre-filter...

I put on the ITG filter and CPR red pre-filter last winter. I ride gravel here in Iowa all the time, and I've seen no major issues with dirt buildup on the carbs. I did the Great River Gravel Ride...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-24-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 529
Views: 66,825
Posted By Orangecicle
Here's the big mud hole I fell in last September:...

Here's the big mud hole I fell in last September:

http://gps.motionx.com/maps/ad771cae1240e528f7dc79fbced1b71e

Date: Sep 7, 2013 11:09 am

Location:
Latitude: 37 49' 13" N
...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-23-2014, 04:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,437
Posted By Orangecicle
I've always thought that you could create a new...

I've always thought that you could create a new water pump housing & longer WP shaft that would accommodate 2 seals with an air space between. Or maybe an inner water pump with short shaft topped...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-20-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,774
Posted By Orangecicle
My 2014 Jeep Wrangler makes 18 MPG US on a good...

My 2014 Jeep Wrangler makes 18 MPG US on a good day. My KTM makes more.

That's all I need to know. :)
Forum: Orange Crush 08-17-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 1,292
Views: 369,481
Posted By Orangecicle
Video or it didn't happen. . . . OK, we...

Video or it didn't happen. . . .

OK, we all know that's BS, but I want new video anyway. :D
Forum: Orange Crush 08-16-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 18,788
Views: 7,564,104
Posted By Orangecicle
:lol3 ...

:lol3
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5557/14755363267_7251290fd9_b.jpg
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-16-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 5,814
Views: 333,853
Posted By Orangecicle
Doing the B Road Boogie

Between Boone and Winterset:

Ryan finds the better line -- in the ditch:
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3860/14938832571_69ea832619_b.jpg

I decided to take most of Boone with me:...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-14-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 5,814
Views: 333,853
Posted By Orangecicle
I saw a Des Moines cop on a Zero motorcycle today...

I saw a Des Moines cop on a Zero motorcycle today cross in front of me at a light. :huh

http://www.zeromotorcycles.com/images/fleet/police/2014/overview-police.jpg
Forum: Orange Crush 08-13-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,539
Posted By Orangecicle
I did the top end on my 950. I thought I had a...

I did the top end on my 950. I thought I had a head gasket leak, but it turned out that was not the case. I did have to replace the cams, chains and guides. In the end, I spent $1,500 doing most...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-13-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 5,814
Views: 333,853
Posted By Orangecicle
Howdy! I'm in West Des Moines. Scooter Noob...

Howdy! I'm in West Des Moines. Scooter Noob (Jaime) is local, as is ZLTFUL (Ryan). We ride anything local.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-12-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 644
Posted By Orangecicle
+1. I bought Warp 9 front rotors this spring...

+1. I bought Warp 9 front rotors this spring from CJ. Very pleased.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-12-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,586
Posted By Orangecicle
I have an FZ1 FuzeBlock in my glovebox. Rather...

I have an FZ1 FuzeBlock in my glovebox. Rather than removing all of that wiring to work on the bike, I just loosen the glove box and hold it up in the air using a bungee and the mirrors. :D Oh, I...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-11-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 381
Posted By Orangecicle
My bike is a 2005 (early) 950 Adventure. I have...

My bike is a 2005 (early) 950 Adventure. I have the ITG foam filter with a CPR red pre filter. All smog equipment removed, and running decent exhaust cans. Here are my carb settings:

Mains: ...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-11-2014, 05:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 782
Posted By Orangecicle
I use the ITG (Sporting Woods) filter and a CPR...

I use the ITG (Sporting Woods) filter and a CPR red pre filter. Works great. With the foam solution, you definitely have to go up in main jet size. I run 172/178, and it's great.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-09-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 372
Posted By Orangecicle
Sounds like float needles. If the float needles...

Sounds like float needles. If the float needles get stuck open, the bowls will flood and run fuel out of the bowl vent tubes. I had that happen once when I got crud in the fuel line while taking...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-09-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,045
Posted By Orangecicle
Pretty much any bike shop with a press can...

Pretty much any bike shop with a press can usually get the wheels back into reasonable shape with just a little press work. The stock wheels are super soft. Woody's Wheels is what a lot of people...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-07-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,559
Posted By Orangecicle
It's not necessarily corrosion. The wrap really...

It's not necessarily corrosion. The wrap really holds in excessive heat on the pipe, and that can result in oxidation of the metal. Lots of threads on this:
...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-07-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,559
Posted By Orangecicle
Wraps will fry your header pretty quickly. People...

Wraps will fry your header pretty quickly. People have tried it before with terrible results.

Are you any good with carbon fiber? :)

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/08/08/y4u7ybap.jpg

I got...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-07-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,159
Posted By Orangecicle
My favorite way to travel is as light and cheap...

My favorite way to travel is as light and cheap as possible. This is a Pelican 1500 mounted to the back of my bike and a cheap, somewhat water "resistant" duffle:
...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-06-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,132
Posted By Orangecicle
Pics would help. Oil below the valve cover...

Pics would help. Oil below the valve cover gasket usually means a leaky valve cover gasket. Those gaskets last forever. I usually put a little axle grease on my when I reinstall the valve covers. ...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-30-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,703
Posted By Orangecicle
The 950/990 is weighted way differently from the...

The 950/990 is weighted way differently from the KLR. The weight is carried low, so it doesn't feel as heavy as it is. The power difference is amazing. The KLR is a nice enough bike, but the...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-29-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,761
Posted By Orangecicle
There's a ton of stuff that you can do to...

There's a ton of stuff that you can do to simplify maintenance. Stud the front crash bar mounts, and you never have to fully take them off again during maintenance. Remove the air box and replace...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-27-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 1,674
Views: 394,891
Posted By Orangecicle
My new-to-me Big Agnes Fly Creek UL1

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5570/14571828957_b1b2338e39_b.jpg
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-27-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 5,814
Views: 333,853
Posted By Orangecicle
Stephen's State Forest camping with ZLTFUL

Happy campers:

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5570/14571828957_0be2e79b1b_o.jpg

Fireflies at night:

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3894/14755101321_24580aa4de_b.jpg

Some pretty...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-24-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 5,814
Views: 333,853
Posted By Orangecicle
On the top pic, that's a 14mm lens on an APS-C...

On the top pic, that's a 14mm lens on an APS-C camera, making it a 21mm equivalent lens. I turned the camera up on edge and shot about 5 frames. It was then pieced together in Photoshop. :). The...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-23-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 5,814
Views: 333,853
Posted By Orangecicle
OK, I think I need that. :)

OK, I think I need that. :)
Forum: Orange Crush 07-21-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,006
Posted By Orangecicle
My combination for everything now is a Mefo Super...

My combination for everything now is a Mefo Super Explorer on the rear, and a Pirelli Rally front. The Rally holds up well enough on the road, and it's pretty cheap. If I were to run a lot of road...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-21-2014, 05:29 AM
Replies: 860
Views: 216,566
Posted By Orangecicle
Indianola, IA

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2903/14636756361_c6a04fe1e3_b.jpg
Forum: Orange Crush 07-20-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 666
Posted By Orangecicle
Mileage on used 950s varies WILDLY. I bought...

Mileage on used 950s varies WILDLY. I bought mine in 2009, and it had 24,000 miles on it at the time (roughly 38,000 km). It now has 44,000 miles (roughly 77,000 km). There was a KTM 950 SE...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-18-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 529
Views: 66,825
Posted By Orangecicle
Mesa Verde MotoSports, 2120 S Broadway, Cortez,...

Mesa Verde MotoSports, 2120 S Broadway, Cortez, CO 81321. Not sure about SUV parking.
Forum: Vendors 07-18-2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 1,276
Views: 149,429
Posted By Orangecicle
Here ya go: ...

Here ya go: http://www.superbrightleds.com/moreinfo/miniature-wedge-base/194-led-bulb--10-smd-led-wedge-base-tower/1701/4011/
Forum: Orange Crush 07-16-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,902
Posted By Orangecicle
Yeah, they jump really well . . . . With stock...

Yeah, they jump really well . . . . With stock suspension they land like a cow, but they jump well. :D
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-16-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 5,814
Views: 333,853
Posted By Orangecicle
But on the bright side, now you have a lot more...

But on the bright side, now you have a lot more room to add that sixth gear you've always needed. :1drink What the heck happened to that thing???
Forum: Orange Crush 07-13-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,953
Posted By Orangecicle
Some easy things I would change: 1) replace...

Some easy things I would change:

1) replace Dunlop 908RR tires with Scorpions or similar

I really like the Mefo Super Explorer on the rear and the Pirelli Rally on the front. The Pirelli...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-13-2014, 05:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 595
Posted By Orangecicle
Woody's Wheel Works: ...

Woody's Wheel Works: https://www.facebook.com/woodyswheelworks

The 1190s are not on their site that I can find, but their Facebook page says they make 1190s. Woody's are the best.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-12-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 5,814
Views: 333,853
Posted By Orangecicle
Storm Chasers

Chased some storms today with Doug from MotoSports. :lol3

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2903/14636756361_a811b5f9ac_o.jpg

And ran across some sunflowers near Badger Creek. Really cool.
...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-12-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 10,514
Views: 2,183,850
Posted By Orangecicle
Chased storms. :lol3 ...

Chased storms. :lol3

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2903/14636756361_a811b5f9ac_o.jpg
Forum: Orange Crush 07-12-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 519
Posted By Orangecicle
True, but I'm incredibly cheap. ...

True, but I'm incredibly cheap. http://www.smiliemania.de/smilie132/00007250.gif

It would be fun to see two H7 Cyclops LEDs in a headlight, though. :freaky
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