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Forum: Thumpers 09-30-2012, 11:49 AM
Replies: 1,009
Views: 164,637
Posted By Beta
Ears Burning

Lets see, 465 hours and 19,600 miles on my '11 570 now. During this time I've changed oil an average of about every 40 hours. I drain the paper filter housing every time but only change the filter...
Forum: Thumpers 08-22-2012, 06:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 635
Posted By Beta
See if it runs normally without the air filter...

See if it runs normally without the air filter attached.
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2012, 07:08 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 59,813
Posted By Beta
The o-ring behind the spacer that goes into the...

The o-ring behind the spacer that goes into the countershaft was leaking recently. So I had the sprocket off 4 days ago. I checked the splines of the the countershaft and the ironman sprocket which...
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2012, 07:01 PM
Replies: 5,511
Views: 754,729
Posted By Beta
Add a CV4 blanket and wrap or thermal coat the...

Add a CV4 blanket and wrap or thermal coat the header and I bet 90% of fuel pump problems will disappear. 240 hours on the original pump now- '11 570.
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2012, 02:49 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 59,813
Posted By Beta
Cyborg, we installed TM Racing sliders and guides...

Cyborg, we installed TM Racing sliders and guides on our bikes when they were new (which are wearing quite well) so I can't comment on longevity of the stock bits. We removed the stock guide that is...
Forum: Thumpers 06-08-2012, 03:14 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 59,813
Posted By Beta
[QUOTE=LukasM;18763439]The Facebook page has all...

[QUOTE=LukasM;18763439]The Facebook page has all the details if you follow the pics + text in chronological order.

After the expedition to the mountain was finished we were all supposed to return...
Forum: Thumpers 01-13-2012, 12:09 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 59,813
Posted By Beta
This just in: Husaberg messaged me my freshy...

This just in: Husaberg messaged me my freshy still Mattighofen boxed bike has shipped and will arrive early next week. I hope it doesn't snow. More than a foot or two anyway. Now I certainly...
Forum: Thumpers 12-26-2011, 12:55 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 59,813
Posted By Beta
Howdy folks, keep posted here and our tag line...

Howdy folks, keep posted here and our tag line page for man passion, spiritual awakening, too fucking fast and faster, the greatest superlatives and all the bling (shit we like). Here find rearing...
Forum: Ride reports 10-22-2011, 07:10 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 59,452
Posted By Beta
Thanks for all the interest in this story and my...

Thanks for all the interest in this story and my welfare. I still have my bike, my health, and a job I truly enjoy that will get me back out there before too long. Which I'm planning now :1drink. ...
Forum: Ride reports 06-25-2011, 10:10 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 59,452
Posted By Beta
Forum: Ride reports 06-15-2011, 09:21 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 59,452
Posted By Beta
Soon after hitting pavement again I hit the...

Soon after hitting pavement again I hit the reserve on the tank.

http://turismo.smugmug.com/photos/1105565414_tfTty-L.jpg

Then I ran out of gas. I could tell I was only about 5 miles from the...
Forum: Ride reports 06-13-2011, 10:29 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 59,452
Posted By Beta
Kazakhstan was hot, really hot. I'm from a...

Kazakhstan was hot, really hot. I'm from a colder climate and 110 degrees is intense. In cold I know how to be safe, what danger signs are, how to prepare. I really didn't know what to do in the...
Forum: Ride reports 06-13-2011, 10:02 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 59,452
Posted By Beta
In the absence of any other passengers I had free...

In the absence of any other passengers I had free reign of the ship and hung out on the bridge with captain and crew.

http://turismo.smugmug.com/photos/1105557513_Bwhh2-L.jpg

We smoked a lot of...
Forum: Ride reports 06-07-2011, 10:19 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 59,452
Posted By Beta
It turned out I was the only passenger on the...

It turned out I was the only passenger on the ferry, and that passengers weren't even allowed on this ferry. I was pretty excited about this fact. Here is why:
...
Forum: Ride reports 06-07-2011, 10:02 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 59,452
Posted By Beta
I finally arrived in Baku without further...

I finally arrived in Baku without further incident. I went straight to the ferry landing to inquire about the next sailing to Actau, Kazakhstan. I was told to come back at 10:00 the next morning. ...
Forum: Ride reports 06-06-2011, 10:27 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 59,452
Posted By Beta
Completely fried, paranoid, rattled, and...

Completely fried, paranoid, rattled, and exhausted I rode on. It was late and starting to get dark. I arrived in a pretty good sized city called Ganja. Just outside the center is a big modern...
Forum: Ride reports 06-06-2011, 10:01 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 59,452
Posted By Beta
With a little speed and distance I start to feel...

With a little speed and distance I start to feel better. After half an hour or so I pull off the road next to what looks to be an abandoned building. I think I'm a alone until a kid comes running...
Forum: Ride reports 06-06-2011, 07:46 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 59,452
Posted By Beta
I arrived at the border of Azerbaijan late...

I arrived at the border of Azerbaijan late morning. The border crossing was relatively small, with the usual long line of trucks that don't look like the're going anywhere soon. The passenger line...
Forum: Ride reports 06-05-2011, 11:44 PM
Replies: 2,555
Views: 1,714,875
Posted By Beta
The ROB today is not what LWA encountered. Today...

The ROB today is not what LWA encountered. Today a Honda civic could drive the whole route without issue. That's right it's graded and well maintained from Yakutsk to Magadan. Unless its been...
Forum: Ride reports 06-03-2011, 12:28 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 59,452
Posted By Beta
- going skiing for three days! More monday.

- going skiing for three days! More monday.
Forum: Ride reports 06-01-2011, 10:16 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 59,452
Posted By Beta
The man of steel at 35. ...

The man of steel at 35.

http://turismo.smugmug.com/photos/1105537294_eCnz5-L.jpg

Stalin's chess set. I bet he was good.

http://turismo.smugmug.com/photos/1105540521_jJE2H-L.jpg

In his...
Forum: Ride reports 06-01-2011, 09:43 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 59,452
Posted By Beta
The next morning I headed east to the middle of...

The next morning I headed east to the middle of Georgia- Gori. Gori was the scene of a war between Georgia and Russia in 2008. To the north towards Russia is the territory of South Ossetia and over...
Forum: Ride reports 05-31-2011, 09:44 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 59,452
Posted By Beta
Then next morning the pavement ended. I marveled...

Then next morning the pavement ended. I marveled for the first hour of gravel at how cool my bike was- like wow man I can hardly feel the ruts- or wow man I can really steer with the throttle. KTM...
Forum: Ride reports 05-31-2011, 08:52 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 59,452
Posted By Beta
I left Batumi and headed due north. I wanted to...

I left Batumi and headed due north. I wanted to check out "Europe's highest village" Ushguli that I'd first learned about from 666 ehr www.motosyberia.com

I hadn't been off the pavement yet...
Forum: Ride reports 05-31-2011, 08:33 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 59,452
Posted By Beta
And we're back

After being kicked in my fat slacker ass (repeatedly) by some dude in a Klim suit (nice suit!) I thought it was time to revisit this thread. Sorry for the delay- no excuses. I might talk about it...
Forum: Thumpers 02-07-2011, 09:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,502
Posted By Beta
Yo Bill, Pm if I can help out with anything....

Yo Bill,

Pm if I can help out with anything. Best.
Forum: Ride reports 02-07-2011, 03:35 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 59,452
Posted By Beta
So the hotel wasn't really a hotel at all. ...

So the hotel wasn't really a hotel at all. Lavonne had the cook fix me up some dinner and he Keti and a few couple other people sat down in the dining room. Lavonne had a very interesting story. ...
Forum: Ride reports 02-07-2011, 01:54 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 59,452
Posted By Beta
The next morning I arrived at the border to...

The next morning I arrived at the border to Georgia. As I was getting my passport stamped an older guy in broken English approaches me and asks "where you go?" "Batumi, maybe further" I say...
Forum: Ride reports 02-07-2011, 01:28 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 59,452
Posted By Beta
Not yet you weren't...

Not yet you weren't...
Forum: Ride reports 02-04-2011, 08:55 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 59,452
Posted By Beta
Thanks for all the interest and responses! Long...

Thanks for all the interest and responses! Long way to go yet but I'm headed off line for 5 days. More next week!
Forum: Ride reports 02-03-2011, 09:04 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 59,452
Posted By Beta
\\Back on the road... ...

\\Back on the road...

http://turismo.smugmug.com/photos/1105488102_sDMHm-L.jpg

and made it to the black sea. Night falls just before I make it to Trabzon.
...
Forum: Ride reports 02-03-2011, 08:14 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 59,452
Posted By Beta
The welding was done quickly and I was ushered...

The welding was done quickly and I was ushered back into the shop for more tea. Friends of my host started showing up, all very friendly, until this guy carrying a box of bunnies.
...
Forum: Ride reports 02-03-2011, 05:28 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 59,452
Posted By Beta
I continued north and stopped in the Kayseri,...

I continued north and stopped in the Kayseri, about the center of Turkey. This was the real Turkey, no one spoke English, I saw no white people, and it was clearly Muslim complete with headscarves. ...
Forum: Thumpers 02-03-2011, 02:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,032
Posted By Beta
Wink Yes, lots of stuff broke, or wore out on my bike...

Yes, lots of stuff broke, or wore out on my bike as well. I will say KTM's crash well too :wink:! As far as the parts that failed- many are ironically japanese parts such as the magura slave...
Forum: Thumpers 02-03-2011, 12:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,032
Posted By Beta
On the subject of 640 fork seals the secret is...

On the subject of 640 fork seals the secret is neoprene fork boots. I have almost 40k miles on my bike, changed the seals once. I've never had a leak, always used the boots. I rode with a pair of...
Forum: Ride reports 02-02-2011, 10:16 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 59,452
Posted By Beta
But the fun wasn't over. In the morning I...

But the fun wasn't over. In the morning I decided to leave the coast and head north. I'd been in Turkey for two weeks already and was feeling behind schedule (not that I had one) and needed to get...
Forum: Thumpers 02-02-2011, 09:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,032
Posted By Beta
Its not SA, but perhaps africa, europe, and asia...

Its not SA, but perhaps africa, europe, and asia are relavent; 35k miles and still going: www.donkeyandthemule.com.au

Or here www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=239330

Or mine: ...
Forum: Thumpers 02-02-2011, 09:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,032
Posted By Beta
Complete BS. Everyone has a different "long...

Complete BS. Everyone has a different "long distance" riding style. Plenty of long distance riders ride KTMS. Plenty ride 8/10 or more the whole way. If one rides 10's of thousands of miles off...
Forum: Ride reports 01-28-2011, 04:47 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 59,452
Posted By Beta
The coast was fantastic. Hours and hours of...

The coast was fantastic. Hours and hours of 25-35mph turns. Nicely banked, awesome views. I really got into throwing the bike over and over, 3rd gear, 2nd, 3rd 4th, 2nd, 3rd, 2nd. I had the...
Forum: Ride reports 01-28-2011, 03:40 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 59,452
Posted By Beta
Turk- I was going to say it later but I'll say it...

Turk- I was going to say it later but I'll say it now. Big cities are are the same anywhere. Other than Istanbul, without exception Turkey was the most hospitable, friendly country i visited. If i...
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