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Forum: Thumpers 07-27-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 2,146
Views: 294,033
Posted By Spartan
I believe the 2014 drive-by-wire has a larger...

I believe the 2014 drive-by-wire has a larger diameter throttle tube than other KTMs. When installing Oxford heated grips they would not fit the my 2014. The throttle tube is larger than my other KTM...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-19-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 24,107
Posted By Spartan
I plan to be there. Those trails are impossible...

I plan to be there. Those trails are impossible to resist and I need to help with a proper B-day celebration.

Hey Tarripan, get your bike up to my place and we can trailer from there. We need to...
Forum: Vendors 05-25-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,235
Posted By Spartan
Received parts in only 14 days. All parts easily...

Received parts in only 14 days. All parts easily replaced without any issues.
Thanks for the great product and quick shipping!
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 2,146
Views: 294,033
Posted By Spartan
I have the same questions. I did order a '13...

I have the same questions. I did order a '13 two-bolt KTM muffler bracket hoping it will work with the Akrapovic muffler.

Can I expect any issues with the Akro and stock air filter? Will a new...
Forum: Ride reports 04-10-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 10,735
Posted By Spartan
22 Day Trail

22 day trail was epic. A narrow single track lined with pain inflicting obstacles and not much margin for error. Rocky enough to constantly point your bike on a different line since it was a slow...
Forum: Ride reports 04-08-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 10,735
Posted By Spartan
A blast indeed! I let off at 83mph and you guys...

A blast indeed! I let off at 83mph and you guys were still on the gas. I don't think I have ever seen a trials tire go that fast. :eek1

Maybe the video will be released soon?
Forum: Ride reports 03-10-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 686
Views: 113,080
Posted By Spartan
Awesome RR!!! I'm really enjoying the pics and...

Awesome RR!!! I'm really enjoying the pics and videos. Please don't stop!
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-06-2013, 02:10 PM
Replies: 2,775
Views: 186,295
Posted By Spartan
Put me on the wait list. Jim-Spartan + guest ...

Put me on the wait list.
Jim-Spartan + guest
RV or BT3 #53
D3

Thanks!
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-26-2013, 04:46 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,869
Posted By Spartan
I plan to be there Sun about 10am. Black Ford...

I plan to be there Sun about 10am. Black Ford truck with a white enclosed trailer. This ride is on!!!
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-12-2013, 03:20 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,869
Posted By Spartan
High Sierra singletrack..... gnarly jeep...

High Sierra singletrack..... gnarly jeep trails....... forest roads..... with Catfish and friends..... I'm IN!

Be there Sun and out Tues afternoon.
Forum: Orange Crush 02-06-2013, 05:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 650
Posted By Spartan
I just had my Safari tank off and it also...

I just had my Safari tank off and it also slightly compresses the radiator hose. Not enough to be concerned on my bike. The tank also rubs hard on the left side frame, I need to do something about...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-07-2013, 01:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 930
Posted By Spartan
I'm looking for SE recommended sag numbers: ...

I'm looking for SE recommended sag numbers:

Front, static and race
Rear, static and race

Thanks!
Forum: Regional forums 12-29-2012, 03:34 PM
Replies: 3,554
Views: 233,611
Posted By Spartan
I'm signed up in BT3. Arriving Wed and would...

I'm signed up in BT3.
Arriving Wed and would like a full hook up site if possible for my trailer.
I may have another rider that is already signed up sharing space.
Thanks!
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-22-2012, 05:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,680
Posted By Spartan
Excellent! As a machinist I can appreciate the...

Excellent! As a machinist I can appreciate the work involved.
You put the bars where you wanted, better than any riser.
Forum: Americas 12-18-2012, 05:05 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,810
Posted By Spartan
I have the GPS tracks but like paper maps also.

I have the GPS tracks but like paper maps also.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-18-2012, 04:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 977
Posted By Spartan
Map Holder

Anyone using a map holder that they like on their F8?
Not a tank bag, just a map case. Velcro attachment would be ok.
Forum: Americas 12-18-2012, 08:30 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,810
Posted By Spartan
Any recommendations on paper maps for the...

Any recommendations on paper maps for the Continental Divide?
Thanks.
Forum: GPS Tracks - Rockies 12-18-2012, 08:25 AM
Replies: 572
Views: 139,148
Posted By Spartan
Wow, Bigdog's tracks make navigating look easy....

Wow, Bigdog's tracks make navigating look easy. Thanks a million!
Any recommended paper maps to go along with the CD tracks?
Forum: Americas 12-13-2012, 09:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,716
Posted By Spartan
I had a great experience with Motoaventura. I...

I had a great experience with Motoaventura. I rode with Roberto for two weeks on a tour. He took us on a road he was not familiar with and three riders fell and damaged the bikes. He felt responsible...
Forum: Regional forums 11-30-2012, 11:08 AM
Replies: 3,554
Views: 233,611
Posted By Spartan
In! Jim (Spartan) trailer camping, ktm 450, all...

In!
Jim (Spartan) trailer camping, ktm 450, all in.
Forum: Ride reports 11-07-2012, 11:11 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 17,070
Posted By Spartan
Nancy, Good to see you were out on another...

Nancy,
Good to see you were out on another adventure. Looking forward to the rest of the story.

Jim
Forum: Ride reports 11-04-2012, 08:18 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 17,978
Posted By Spartan
Art, glad to see this report lives on. Dont...

Art, glad to see this report lives on.

Dont ever take me up that hill again. I'm done with Rosegarden. Two times up and once down is enough for me. Although the taste of victory at the top sure is...
Forum: Americas 09-28-2012, 07:05 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,810
Posted By Spartan
I'm planning on riding the CDR in Aug or Sept...

I'm planning on riding the CDR in Aug or Sept 2013. I would rather not ride it solo and looking for others that are interested. PM me if you want to discuss.
Forum: The Garage 01-14-2012, 04:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,575
Posted By Spartan
Thanks for the pictures and inspiration. I...

Thanks for the pictures and inspiration.
I think my idea is coming together and will be using a 24 x 24 shower pan in a corner along with a shower curtain on 2 sides. A propane water heater, 20...
Forum: The Garage 01-07-2012, 06:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,575
Posted By Spartan
Thanks for the replies. The trailer is 7x16. I...

Thanks for the replies. The trailer is 7x16. I want a shower that doesn’t take up much room or use much water. My thoughts are the best place would be the inside front corner. There are propane...
Forum: The Garage 01-06-2012, 07:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,575
Posted By Spartan
Building a shower in a trailer

I want to build a small shower in the enclosed trailer that I camp in. Something minimalist and simple.
Any ideas or suggestions? TIA
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-01-2012, 07:53 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,090
Posted By Spartan
A HUGE thanks to Catfish for organizing this ride...

A HUGE thanks to Catfish for organizing this ride and leading the way. Beautiful weather, great riding and big fun. Let's do that again!

Pictures:...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-25-2011, 09:43 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,090
Posted By Spartan
New shoes for me too! Leaving tues am and will be...

New shoes for me too! Leaving tues am and will be there before dark.
Forum: Equipment 12-15-2011, 02:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,529
Posted By Spartan
He was open and friendly as ever last week.

He was open and friendly as ever last week.
Forum: Equipment 12-12-2011, 06:19 AM
Replies: 818
Views: 111,421
Posted By Spartan
Thanks, I just saved $20. If a coupon shows up...

Thanks, I just saved $20. If a coupon shows up with the package I will post it for someone to use.
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-08-2011, 12:17 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,090
Posted By Spartan
I need a Mojave ride, I'm in!

I need a Mojave ride, I'm in!
Forum: Vendors 08-08-2011, 06:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,000
Posted By Spartan
Same thing happend to me. Asked for and got a...

Same thing happend to me. Asked for and got a refund on my credit card.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-01-2011, 03:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 328
Posted By Spartan
High & Low Beam wires to tap on 2011 GS

I want to tap the high and low beam wires to install Denali led lights, somewhere outside the headlight housing. Can anyone tell me the wire colors for high and low beam?
Forum: Equipment 04-17-2011, 07:38 AM
Replies: 382
Views: 78,029
Posted By Spartan
There is a flap under the lining that is for...

There is a flap under the lining that is for covering the two vent holes if you choose. That extra thickness bothered me too. I had to use a small mallet to reshape the foam. Even with the mallet it...
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2011, 09:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 557
Posted By Spartan
Their KTM rear rotors are too thin and out of KTM...

Their KTM rear rotors are too thin and out of KTM spec. Nothing mentioned about it in their ebay description. Look elsewhere.
Forum: Vendors 03-19-2011, 07:25 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 9,387
Posted By Spartan
Intertested.

Intertested.
Forum: Americas 03-17-2011, 07:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 435
Posted By Spartan
I used GIRAG to ship my bike from Panama to...

I used GIRAG to ship my bike from Panama to Bogata. Search ADV for GIRAG and I'm sure you will get results.
Forum: Ride reports 02-19-2011, 12:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,959
Posted By Spartan
What a great trip! Last year I rode in Peru and...

What a great trip! Last year I rode in Peru and the road you took between Nasca and Cuzco is one of the most scenic roads I have ever been on. True motorcycle heaven. Elevations up to 14,950 ft and...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-25-2011, 07:03 AM
Replies: 542
Views: 33,839
Posted By Spartan
You're not helping the pain.....the...

You're not helping the pain.....the disappointment....the shame....
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-24-2011, 05:13 PM
Replies: 542
Views: 33,839
Posted By Spartan
I'm out. Bummed I will miss all the action, the...

I'm out. Bummed I will miss all the action, the peeps and the great weather.
Campsite #46 was just cancelled and should be available.
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