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Forum: Americas 03-05-2013, 08:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 382
Posted By BoulderGuy
Really? No one going? Well, I guess it's more...

Really? No one going? Well, I guess it's more tacos and cervesas for me!
Forum: Americas 03-01-2013, 09:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 382
Posted By BoulderGuy
Copper Canyon March 7th - 13th. Anyone else going?

As usual I'm planning my trip to CC at the last minute. I'm probably crossing the border on March 7th at Palamos (west of El Paso) getting to Creel night of the 8th, and then winging it from there....
Forum: Orange Crush 02-27-2013, 09:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 633
Posted By BoulderGuy
Sounds normal to me. When I first got mine I...

Sounds normal to me. When I first got mine I thought something was wrong as well!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-26-2013, 10:11 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,973
Posted By BoulderGuy
I wouldn't worry about what street legal stuff...

I wouldn't worry about what street legal stuff you have on your bike, if it's not plated you are gonna be in deep shit if you run across a ranger, which is quite likely! They could bust you at the...
Forum: Americas 02-20-2013, 07:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 574
Posted By BoulderGuy
+1 for crossing at Palamos. Louisville? I live in...

+1 for crossing at Palamos. Louisville? I live in Boulder and have some mighty fine maps and such for CC that I'd be willing to share. Been there a bunch and might be heading back sooner than later!
Forum: Orange Crush 02-17-2013, 07:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 771
Posted By BoulderGuy
Like someone else said, you'll see bubbles on...

Like someone else said, you'll see bubbles on the dipstick if the bike was just run. I always let the bike sit for 5 minutes or so before I check the oil.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-09-2013, 08:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,282
Posted By BoulderGuy
Ouch!

Ouch!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-09-2013, 06:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,282
Posted By BoulderGuy
Glad you guys had fun! I assume you went and hit...

Glad you guys had fun! I assume you went and hit some of the singletrack?
Forum: Americas 02-06-2013, 08:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,445
Posted By BoulderGuy
I've got a prety good set of maps (hand drawn, of...

I've got a prety good set of maps (hand drawn, of course!) for CC. Let me know if you want a copy. PM sent as well....
Forum: Orange Crush 02-05-2013, 01:03 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,289
Posted By BoulderGuy
I really like the TKC 80. OK in dirt, good on...

I really like the TKC 80. OK in dirt, good on pavement and wears pretty good. Loved the Pirelli MT21's and the Dunlop 606's offroad but they were completely destroyed after a long weekend! They were...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-04-2013, 01:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,344
Posted By BoulderGuy
TKC 80 up front and a Mefo SE in the rear has...

TKC 80 up front and a Mefo SE in the rear has been my favorite setup for quite a while.
Forum: Americas 02-03-2013, 04:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,167
Posted By BoulderGuy
They definately check it. Do yourself a favor and...

They definately check it. Do yourself a favor and make up a reasonably official looking decal and put it somewhere easy to read. On my 950 KTM the VIN is a decal and in a tough to read spot which has...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-30-2013, 08:51 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,242
Posted By BoulderGuy
Stock front tire?

Mine did the same thing with the stock Pirelli front tire. (but has never done it with any other tire) Go figure...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-24-2013, 03:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 715
Posted By BoulderGuy
If its a big "clack" type noise coming from the...

If its a big "clack" type noise coming from the front cylinder as you turn the motor by hand it is normal. No idea what it actually is. Kind of freaked me out the first time.....
Forum: Orange Crush 01-22-2013, 02:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,627
Posted By BoulderGuy
Assuming canisterectomy done and the brass...

Assuming canisterectomy done and the brass nipples on the manifold are still blocked off? ( mine came off once and gave similar symptoms) Assuming tanks are vented properly and thats not starving the...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-04-2013, 10:35 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,401
Posted By BoulderGuy
Don't worry about the "click" noise as you turn...

Don't worry about the "click" noise as you turn the motor over- that's normal. As far as the noise at start up, it could be a loose cam chain tensioner but it could also be coolant in the oil. Like...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-24-2012, 07:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 735
Posted By BoulderGuy
I've had 2 950's and never saw a reason to mess...

I've had 2 950's and never saw a reason to mess with the jetting. Runs perfect with decent milage at any elevation.
Forum: Orange Crush 12-18-2012, 02:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 822
Posted By BoulderGuy
When you drained the oil you drained the sump...

When you drained the oil you drained the sump (bottom bolt) AND the oil tank, right? If you are trying to add oil and you have not drained the oil tank it will puke out like you described. If you...
Forum: Ride reports 12-16-2012, 02:16 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 23,068
Posted By BoulderGuy
Not sure which way you guys are going to get to...

Not sure which way you guys are going to get to Creel from Topolobampo but it should be anything but boring. Are you are going through El Fuerte, Choix, Tubares, Urique or Batopilas and then...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-15-2012, 04:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,633
Posted By BoulderGuy
Bump. Sorry I cant help since I have a 950.....

Bump. Sorry I cant help since I have a 950.....
Forum: Americas 12-13-2012, 02:03 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,315
Posted By BoulderGuy
Anyone have any current info on the Samachique to...

Anyone have any current info on the Samachique to Batopilas route or the Laguna de Aboreachi to Yoquivo to Batopilas route? (Aboreachi is about halfway between Creel and Guachochi on the paved road)...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-06-2012, 08:05 PM
Replies: 6,745
Views: 1,514,925
Posted By BoulderGuy
My local dealer told me the same thing- No new...

My local dealer told me the same thing- No new bike till 2014.
Forum: Americas 11-28-2012, 05:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 684
Posted By BoulderGuy
Crossing the border on the 3rd I assume? Which...

Crossing the border on the 3rd I assume? Which border crossing you going through? Might help push someone off the fence if you know what I mean...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-27-2012, 03:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,286
Posted By BoulderGuy
+1 for checking the weather. Last Dec temps were...

+1 for checking the weather. Last Dec temps were in the teens with heavy snow and ice at the higger elevations. Not saying you shouldnt go, just be prepared! Weather in the canyons was perfect...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-11-2012, 03:51 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,793
Posted By BoulderGuy
Better offroad for sure. Personally I think the...

Better offroad for sure. Personally I think the stocker offerss better wind protection so I usually that on long trips with long paved sections. RR one definately looks better though!
Forum: Americas 10-11-2012, 02:18 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,288
Posted By BoulderGuy
Jimmex, I would think that if the main route is...

Jimmex, I would think that if the main route is actually closed they will have spend some time fixing up the new road so people can actually get to/from Bato. It's a nice route BTW. That new road...
Forum: Americas 10-10-2012, 10:22 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,288
Posted By BoulderGuy
Jimmex, the "new" road from Samachique to Bato...

Jimmex, the "new" road from Samachique to Bato might be a bit much for 2 up riding. It has a few nasty sections. (rode it in December, maybe they worked on it?) But I can't imagine the...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-28-2012, 06:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 806
Posted By BoulderGuy
Assuming the SM is similar to the ADV...

Assuming the SM is similar to the ADV bikes......Does the light stay on when you unplug the fuel wire? It should be off when unplugged. If its still on when unplugged it means there is an issue with...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-26-2012, 01:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,055
Posted By BoulderGuy
If the origional question was simply where to...

If the origional question was simply where to plug in a oil temp thingy in, take a look just in front of the oil filter. There's a allen bolt there that plugs a hole connected in the oill filter...
Forum: Americas 09-26-2012, 01:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 764
Posted By BoulderGuy
I would say that's a bad idea....Sorry! IT's a...

I would say that's a bad idea....Sorry! IT's a great ride though. Maybe rent a bike for a day when you are in Moab?
Forum: Orange Crush 09-24-2012, 06:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 776
Posted By BoulderGuy
Bloc, The service manual I have is the big 3...

Bloc, The service manual I have is the big 3 ring binder one specificially for the 04's. It has scary chapters such as "disassembly of motor".....
Forum: Orange Crush 09-23-2012, 08:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 776
Posted By BoulderGuy
According to the full on servive manual intakes...

According to the full on servive manual intakes should be. 10-.18 and exhausts. 23-.31. I've had a high milage 04 950 and the intakes tend to loosen over time and the exhausts seemed to stay pretty...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-20-2012, 07:17 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,170
Posted By BoulderGuy
Great ride. One day no problem. Bike needs to be...

Great ride. One day no problem. Bike needs to be plated, no OHV's allowed. Its about 180 or so miles so make sure you have enough gas. There is an entrance fee but depending on where/how you do the...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-19-2012, 04:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 678
Posted By BoulderGuy
Start with the obvious stuff- Battery terminals...

Start with the obvious stuff- Battery terminals and the starter relay (right side, down low behind the skid plate) If those look good then it could be the keyed switch. Be sure to check the starter...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-12-2012, 05:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,402
Posted By BoulderGuy
Gear selector? Not so sure. On mine when the...

Gear selector? Not so sure. On mine when the clutch sensor switch bkoke you had to start the bike in neutral, but then it runs fine. When the sidestand switch goes you have to start the bike in...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-12-2012, 01:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,402
Posted By BoulderGuy
Definately sounds like a side stand sensor and...

Definately sounds like a side stand sensor and not a clutch issue to me.
Forum: Orange Crush 09-11-2012, 02:40 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,847
Posted By BoulderGuy
Its that Scorpion up front. Get rid of it!

Its that Scorpion up front. Get rid of it!
Forum: Orange Crush 09-10-2012, 02:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,124
Posted By BoulderGuy
Oh boy. You sure, like really sure, that its...

Oh boy. You sure, like really sure, that its not the oil pressure switch in between the cylinder heads/ under the air box? That would be alot easier to fix!
Forum: Orange Crush 09-04-2012, 12:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,192
Posted By BoulderGuy
+1. Sounds like the Flapendectomy has not been...

+1. Sounds like the Flapendectomy has not been done. Flapendectomy allows excess pressure in the tanks to escape. Without it, the right tank seems to get warmer than the left, pressure builds,...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-19-2012, 06:21 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,492
Posted By BoulderGuy
Missed it! Just saw this post. A little late, ...

Missed it! Just saw this post. A little late, huh?
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