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Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,187
Posted By lostinthemarket
I would love a wider ratio box, not to get to...

I would love a wider ratio box, not to get to higher speeds but to cruise at a more relaxed pace.

Dumb question, but would the gears out of an older LC4 engine work in the 690?
Forum: Vendors 05-09-2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,220
Posted By lostinthemarket
Very interested. This looks like it would bring...

Very interested. This looks like it would bring the total range for the 690 to over 200 mi which would be great.
How is it plumbed? Would an expensive adapter at the stock tank be required (similar...
Forum: Thumpers 05-01-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 17,558
Posted By lostinthemarket
My first bike was a '93 KLR and the problems from...

My first bike was a '93 KLR and the problems from the factory didn't seem like that big of a deal to me. They were easily and cheaply fixed. Never burned oil or broke down. My problem was that when I...
Forum: Ride reports 03-18-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,771
Posted By lostinthemarket
I was just there in January for a week and took a...

I was just there in January for a week and took a similar route. What a great country!
Forum: Equipment 03-03-2014, 05:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,991
Posted By lostinthemarket
I would highly recommend the Kwik Tek bag. I've...

I would highly recommend the Kwik Tek bag. I've used it as a cheap bag to strap to a rental. I've used it on two trips and it's been through a lot of rain without any leakage. I think the Large is a...
Forum: Vendors 02-17-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 489
Views: 70,916
Posted By lostinthemarket
Do you think this could be used with the stock...

Do you think this could be used with the stock exhaust (and a heat shield) without melting the luggage? (KTM 690 Enduro R)
Forum: Old's Cool 01-31-2014, 05:19 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,730
Posted By lostinthemarket
I've posted this elsewhere but this thread seems...

I've posted this elsewhere but this thread seems more appropriate.
As excavated from my great-aunt's barn:...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-30-2013, 10:11 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 14,792
Posted By lostinthemarket
Ha ha, no real family story. When she died my...

Ha ha, no real family story. When she died my family went over to help clean out the barn. There were 2 single cyl. BSAs and the BMW sitting in a corner. My brother took the BSAs and sold them. I...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-30-2013, 06:25 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 14,792
Posted By lostinthemarket
https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-8Gg-MrSKpTc/Ukl...

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-8Gg-MrSKpTc/Ukl67JOf1NI/AAAAAAAAC-U/X1HsuMpYFlo/w913-h682-no/IMG_20110930_154838.jpg

My current heap. Found in my great-aunt's barn a few years ago. I hope to...
Forum: Latin America 12-03-2012, 12:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 484
Posted By lostinthemarket
I was thinking of roughly following the route of...

I was thinking of roughly following the route of poolman on his trip: http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=825700&highlight=costa+rica

Any other suggestions?
Forum: Latin America 12-03-2012, 07:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 484
Posted By lostinthemarket
Costa Rica Feb 2013 - good DS route?

I'm planning a week-long trip to Costa Rica and plan on doing the usual - no plans. I'll be flying in to San Jose and renting a small DS bike and making a loop around the country and hopefully making...
Forum: Equipment 08-15-2012, 05:30 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 57,996
Posted By lostinthemarket
I like the look of that seal. It may be possible...

I like the look of that seal. It may be possible to use it on the mermites without having to bend the latches.

The problem with the mermite cans is that the lids are actually smaller than the...
Forum: Equipment 08-14-2012, 12:55 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 57,996
Posted By lostinthemarket
I just read through all of the posts but I need...

I just read through all of the posts but I need some hand holding.

Exactly which seal did you use?

I've been re-using the existing seal and it's a real pain trying to pack everything through...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-14-2012, 10:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 726
Posted By lostinthemarket
Tail gunner: that looks awesome. I've got to see...

Tail gunner: that looks awesome. I've got to see if i can find their actual route. I wouldn't mind cutting over into ME

triumphtiny: Great idea but I rode that a couple of weeks ago. I'd like to...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-13-2012, 02:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 726
Posted By lostinthemarket
So far I'm taking the Puppy Dog Route (mass/vt...

So far I'm taking the Puppy Dog Route (mass/vt border to vt/quebec border). That should be about 2 days. The rest is for wandering and site seeing. It's supposed to be the antidote for sitting at my...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-12-2012, 08:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 726
Posted By lostinthemarket
First big ride (for me) coming up, any advice? VT,CA,?

I'm heading up from CT to do the puppy dog route the first week of July. I've got about ten days and really haven't planned anything else intentionally. Since I have the time I thought I would cross...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 06-07-2012, 10:36 AM
Replies: 1,178
Sticky: TetS
Views: 102,638
Posted By lostinthemarket
Got the doc. Thanks Chip

Got the doc. Thanks Chip
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 06-07-2012, 10:36 AM
Replies: 1,370
Sticky: Tet
Views: 128,303
Posted By lostinthemarket
Got the pdf. Thanks Chip

Got the pdf. Thanks Chip
Forum: Old's Cool 04-16-2012, 08:37 AM
Replies: 2,441
Views: 559,167
Posted By lostinthemarket
http://hartford.craigslist.org/mcy/2957658948.html

http://hartford.craigslist.org/mcy/2957658948.html
Forum: Airheads 02-13-2012, 07:52 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 20,992
Posted By lostinthemarket
I don't mean to hijack but a thought occurred to...

I don't mean to hijack but a thought occurred to my while reading through the thread.

I was told that an R27 is "one half of an r50". To me that means that the cylinder and head are the same or...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-29-2011, 07:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,516
Posted By lostinthemarket
Any info you have would be great. Thanks

Any info you have would be great. Thanks
Forum: Old's Cool 12-27-2011, 02:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,516
Posted By lostinthemarket
I agree that the absolute right thing to do would...

I agree that the absolute right thing to do would be to send it out to a pro and have them tweak it if need be. I may end up listening to the experts and do this. I

I'm about 99% sure the wheel...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-27-2011, 03:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,516
Posted By lostinthemarket
Thanks for all the info. I'll have to admit I've...

Thanks for all the info. I'll have to admit I've searched but not as much as I should have.

I ran into a few airhead alignment threads but they seemed inconclusive in regards to front wheel...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-26-2011, 01:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,516
Posted By lostinthemarket
Sorry about the bad pic but I thought bigger was...

Sorry about the bad pic but I thought bigger was better in this case.

I've heard about mr frameman in CA but before I go that route I wanted to check it out on my own. Surely there must be...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-26-2011, 08:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,516
Posted By lostinthemarket
Slash 2 Alignment

I'm in the process of restoring (hopefully) my inherited, barn-found R-26. Before going through the trouble of blasting and painting, I wanted to see if the frame/earles forks were straight. I used...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-20-2011, 04:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 883
Posted By lostinthemarket
I'll be watching this closely to see how it turns...

I'll be watching this closely to see how it turns out. I have an R26 in similar condition but more complete. I took it apart thinking I was going to blast and repaint everything but maybe I'll just...
Forum: Thumpers 11-08-2011, 04:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,651
Posted By lostinthemarket
Ddouble - Just to sum this up, it looks like the...

Ddouble - Just to sum this up, it looks like the true upgrade you are advocating is the addition of the new front caliper and not necessarily a different master cylinder, right?

Can you provide...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-28-2011, 02:11 PM
Replies: 2,441
Views: 559,167
Posted By lostinthemarket
WTT: Unrestored r26 for a running airhead

I put this up in the flea market but it looks like it would be more appropriate here:

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=729233
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