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Forum: Thumpers 01-31-2012, 08:08 AM
Replies: 48,196
Views: 9,919,786
Posted By slomoto
The last go-round with an attempt to smog check...

The last go-round with an attempt to smog check motorcycles in California limited the bikes to those with more than 280cc. I think they were trying to eliminate all the scooters but the WR250R...
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2011, 04:01 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 22,827
Posted By slomoto
2007 KTM 640 Adventure 2009 Yamaha WR250R ...

2007 KTM 640 Adventure
2009 Yamaha WR250R

Both great motorbikes. Tough decision to chose which one I would keep if I could only have one. The Yamaha is an absolute blast to ride around town, the...
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2010, 07:18 PM
Replies: 48,196
Views: 9,919,786
Posted By slomoto
I have never used this product, but it seems to...

I have never used this product, but it seems to get good reviews. It is another alternative to heli-coil.

http://www.timesert.com/html/drainplug.html
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-11-2010, 09:44 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 11,196
Posted By slomoto
How much will my ticket be? Will it mess up my...

How much will my ticket be? Will it mess up my insurance rates? Will it make a point on my license?


The answers to some of your questions are found in the California Vehicle Code. All of it...
Forum: Thumpers 10-30-2009, 06:24 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,106
Posted By slomoto
Okay, you have piqued my interest. Care to...

Okay, you have piqued my interest. Care to elaborate? Why has KTM been singled out for this dire financial emergency? Everybody is hurting right now, KTM has reduced the number of bikes they send to...
Forum: Thumpers 10-30-2008, 02:37 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,000
Posted By slomoto
I am interested in the follow-up to this. Did the...

I am interested in the follow-up to this. Did the KTM guys find out what the problem was?
Forum: Racing 07-27-2008, 04:52 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,961
Posted By slomoto
+2

+2
Forum: Thumpers 06-21-2008, 08:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 897
Posted By slomoto
Posted by meat popsicle: When this happened to...

Posted by meat popsicle:
When this happened to me in the past I had to open the bowl and tap the float to dislodge it (do we have to pull the BST for this? I can't recall).[/quote]

Not if the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2008, 11:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,580
Posted By slomoto
Here is the link to one of the Kenda 270...

Here is the link to one of the Kenda 270 discussions.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=326335&highlight=kenda+front
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2008, 08:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,580
Posted By slomoto
I once tried a Kenda 3.25/21 on the front of a...

I once tried a Kenda 3.25/21 on the front of a XR650L and hated it. The taller tire (3.25 vs. 3.00) made the steering very goofy. It turned very slow compared with the stock tire. While the size...
Forum: Thumpers 05-16-2008, 10:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 625
Posted By slomoto
Just a wild guess, but since the tank has been...

Just a wild guess, but since the tank has been off recently, you might check to make sure all the valves on the tank are opened completely and the hoses are routed correctly.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-12-2008, 11:48 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 11,105
Posted By slomoto
Anywhere near a garage or yard sale in progress....

Anywhere near a garage or yard sale in progress. Brains fall out and people act like complete idiots in an effort to quickly buy someone else's junk. The worst ones are those that spot the yard sale...
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2008, 04:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,604
Posted By slomoto
I think this is the thread that discussed this...

I think this is the thread that discussed this problem before, not that it will provide any answers. It does appear to be a common problem.
...
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2008, 06:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,228
Posted By slomoto
This discussion brings up a question. Does the...

This discussion brings up a question. Does the stock fairing attach to the hard parts tank in the same way that it attaches to the stock tank?

I may be tempted to use the Hard Parts tank for...
Forum: Vendors 03-12-2008, 09:53 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,094
Posted By slomoto
Since there are three threads going regarding a...

Since there are three threads going regarding a group buy on the tank guards, I am just posting here also to make sure my name is thrown in on any potential group purchase.

Thanks to Wageslave for...
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2008, 10:56 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,211
Posted By slomoto
I've recently learned of an alternate to Hepco...

I've recently learned of an alternate to Hepco Becker for crash bars. A company in Poland, Holan (http://holan.pl/en/catalog/1/11/49/0/LC_4_Adventure), is making this and some other products...
Forum: Thumpers 02-21-2008, 10:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,053
Posted By slomoto
On my dirt bikes with white plastic, I have had...

On my dirt bikes with white plastic, I have had good success in cleaning them up with a mild solution of a Comet type cleanser. It will significantly whiten the tank up without damaging it. The older...
Forum: Thumpers 01-25-2008, 08:31 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,426
Posted By slomoto
<table border="1" cellpadding="2" cellspacing="0"...

<table border="1" cellpadding="2" cellspacing="0" width="300"><tbody><tr><td align="center" bgcolor="white" width="20"> 15...
Forum: Thumpers 11-05-2007, 11:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 613
Posted By slomoto
If you need a cool goodie, may I recommend a C...

If you need a cool goodie, may I recommend a C volt voltmeter. I use one with double sided tape on the top of the triple clamp to watch voltage. I use the Powerlet right angle plug to connect it. A...
Forum: Thumpers 10-26-2007, 08:54 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,426
Posted By slomoto
You work fast

Based upon the fact that you already have the carb out, you are probably done with the adjustment too, but I will reply anyway.

The tang to be adjusted is next to the yellow arrow. For the sake of...
Forum: Thumpers 10-25-2007, 10:58 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,426
Posted By slomoto
Your likely solution

I have an 07 640 and it started dripping gas out the overflow tube just like yours is doing. At approx. the same mileage too. I read the thread related to this and then attacked the bike to pull the...
Forum: Face plant 02-08-2007, 04:33 PM
Replies: 480
Views: 268,001
Posted By slomoto
Incredible story. This really needs to be in...

Incredible story.

This really needs to be in print.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-28-2006, 05:15 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,142
Posted By slomoto
The term "clocked" is also known as a "bumper...

The term "clocked" is also known as a "bumper pace" and it is accomplished by following the target for a distance while holding the speed of the patrol car steady. If the patrol car maintains a...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-02-2006, 05:11 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 5,537
Posted By slomoto
I have been following this adventure and it now...

I have been following this adventure and it now looks like I will be able to make it for Saturday. Count me in at this point. Thanks for putting the planning into it to make it happen. It looks like...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-23-2006, 11:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,735
Posted By slomoto
I just thought of another route that is easy to...

I just thought of another route that is easy to get to from San Luis Obispo, and has great views of the area. The road is called TV Tower Road. You pick it up at the top of the Cuesta Grade (hwy 101)...
Forum: Thumpers 02-21-2006, 08:04 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,529
Posted By slomoto
I wholeheartedly agree. I have been waiting to...

I wholeheartedly agree. I have been waiting to get another KTM because I like european motorcycles and had great luck with my 1990 350 EXC 2t, but that Husqvarna is seriously calling to me. If the...
Forum: Road warriors 02-19-2006, 01:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,900
Posted By slomoto
VFR tires

On my VFR, I ran Pilot Road on the back and Pilot Sport on the front. They wore well and were fine for sport touring. I would recommend them.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-15-2006, 04:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,735
Posted By slomoto
slo trails

Hi Mtn. Rd. connects with Garcia Ridge route at the intersection to the road that takes you to the campground. Garcia Ridge route is fun, following the ridge up and down, definitely more challenging...
Forum: Thumpers 02-02-2006, 04:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,482
Posted By slomoto
610/640

I am also in the market for one of these. As I see it, the 640 is a refined do-it-all motorcycle that is built to carry weight on the subframe. The dealer support is good and there is not much to...
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2006, 04:33 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 64,988
Posted By slomoto
MC Enterprises rack

One more option for a rack is a discontinued model, but likely still available is from MC Enterprises. I picked one up through Parts Unlimited recently and it is well made. A link to the site where I...
Forum: Racing 01-03-2006, 04:28 PM
Replies: 420
Views: 33,769
Posted By slomoto
Speed limit penalty

Posted by Iceout:

Last year, the 30 KPH speed limit zones were identified by an exclamation point in the middle of a small triangle on the GPS, blinking when approaching a village, and solid when...
Forum: Racing 01-02-2006, 09:42 AM
Replies: 420
Views: 33,769
Posted By slomoto
Speed limit violations

Can someone explain how the speed limit is enforced? Once the "sentinel" warning comes on, does the rider have to decrease the speed within a given time period or distance, or does a penalty apply...
Forum: Racing 12-31-2005, 03:52 PM
Replies: 420
Views: 33,769
Posted By slomoto
Dakar updates

There are good daily updates on the race at:

http://www.motorsport.com/news/series.asp?S=CCR
Forum: Racing 12-26-2005, 04:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,332
Posted By slomoto
Dakar 2006 photos

For the Dakar fans, there are some great photos already posted at the following link:

http://www.motorsport.com/photos/select.asp?S=CCR&Y=2006&D=&N=&E=Dakar/Motorcycle_preparation

There are...
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