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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-11-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 504
Posted By murphyKTM
I'm on my way

Hi Guys, Well I have arranged a bike swap with Andy (Youngan) and will pick up bike in Boulder on 13th august, returning bike around 1st September.
I had about 5 offers, but Andy seemed most...
Forum: New Zealand 07-15-2014, 11:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 582
Posted By murphyKTM
try Scott at Apex Sheet Metal in Whakatane,...

try Scott at Apex Sheet Metal in Whakatane, superb work, and he is a motorcyclist. Courier costs shouldn't be much. They have water jet cutter.
One factor with pricing is whether they have to buy...
Forum: Trip Planning 07-14-2014, 02:00 AM
Replies: 1,029
Views: 546,897
Posted By murphyKTM
Wicked please correct map pointer for my location

Hi Mr Map Pointer Locator Person, re post #932, I have edited post and added more location details to post so you can correct map pointer as it is way off our base. 3 hours ride away:evil Cheers and...
Forum: New Zealand 06-29-2014, 01:34 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,326
Posted By murphyKTM
Another option

Hi Guys, another option is to arrange a bike swap. I did one with a Richard, a guy out of Vancouver Island, he rode my KTM 950 ADV here in NZ in our summer, I rode his Triumph Tiger in his summer...
Forum: Trip Planning 04-20-2014, 02:10 AM
Replies: 1,029
Views: 546,897
Posted By murphyKTM
Matata, North Island New Zealand

Hi we have lots of space for tents on our small farm, a number of spare beds, usual facilities. a couple of friendly dogs and one crazy cat. On the beach in the sunny Bay of Plenty. email me...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-07-2014, 12:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 504
Posted By murphyKTM
Wicked Do you want to ride in New Zealand?, Bike swap?

Hi Boys and Girls, Murphy KTM here. No I am not Irish but I do ride a KTM, 950 ADV.<?xml:namespace prefix = "o" ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>
I may have a holiday...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-19-2014, 11:22 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 9,918
Posted By murphyKTM
my first introduction to the K60 was on a Triumph...

my first introduction to the K60 was on a Triumph Tiger, borrowed for a ride last summer in Alaska. Loved the tyres but didn't do any mud, but a fair bit of gravel hardpack. 10500 kms and only half...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-16-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 12,873
Posted By murphyKTM
Sent from my C6603 using Tapatalk

Sent from my C6603 using Tapatalk
Forum: New Zealand 01-06-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 662
Posted By murphyKTM
Hi Clint, at this stage I am on for sat, I will...

Hi Clint, at this stage I am on for sat, I will return home sat evening. Will check with local farmer re use of track here for Sunday.
Good to catch up with you last weekend. Its been madness here...
Forum: New Zealand 01-02-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,029
Posted By murphyKTM
Remember that if this happens to any of you...

Remember that if this happens to any of you again, lots of threadtape on the plug will probably last long enough to get to Clints place for a proper repair!!:D

On a recent ride in Canada/ Alaska...
Forum: New Zealand 01-02-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,217
Posted By murphyKTM
Hi Guys, we are in Whakatane area, about an hour...

Hi Guys, we are in Whakatane area, about an hour from Clint. You are welcome to stay, we have lots of room. PM me with a bity of notice when you are in the area.
Forum: Orange Crush 12-29-2013, 06:08 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,731
Posted By murphyKTM
We don't see the Baja 990 here in NZ. How does it...

We don't see the Baja 990 here in NZ. How does it differ from regular 990?
Is KTM still making the 990? or just the 1190 now?
Forum: Canada 06-18-2013, 11:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 827
Posted By murphyKTM
Thanks for that Ron, that might make a good 1st...

Thanks for that Ron, that might make a good 1st day ride from Rossland where I am staying with friends prior to migrating north. I will PM you closer to the time.
One week to go to leaving NZ,...
Forum: Canada 06-16-2013, 02:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 827
Posted By murphyKTM
Bike Storage at Prince rupert

Some info please. Better half is now joining me at Price Rupert and we are heading over to the islands, not taking bike. Is there somewhere near the ferry terminal that I could safely store a bike...
Forum: Alaska 06-06-2013, 07:22 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,990
Posted By murphyKTM
following this thread, I will be in Fairbanks...

following this thread, I will be in Fairbanks July 15 approx., looking at riding or taking bus to Arctic Circle. I am on a borrowed bike, so being a bit more careful than on my KTM back in New...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-29-2013, 02:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,215
Posted By murphyKTM
I have had three sets of oxfords hot grips fail...

I have had three sets of oxfords hot grips fail on my 950. Hope my 4th set is a keeper. Problem is with the controler that appears to have a design change each time it s replaced which isnt...
Forum: Canada 04-17-2013, 10:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 827
Posted By murphyKTM
Next question, what is the road from Carmacks to...

Next question, what is the road from Carmacks to Watson lake via route 4 (Faro) like. Would you recomend it for a tiger with road tyres?
Forum: Canada 04-17-2013, 09:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 827
Posted By murphyKTM
Thanks for your guidence. So much to do, so...

Thanks for your guidence. So much to do, so little time!!
I am keen to take the (expensive!! ) ferry up the inside passage as part of this trip. Plus it helps keep the miles down on my borrowed...
Forum: Canada 04-17-2013, 07:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 827
Posted By murphyKTM
A Kiwi is heading your way

Hi Boys and girls, you have a KIWI coming your way that needs a bit of advice.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>
I have approx. one month on a...
Forum: New Zealand 02-16-2013, 04:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,367
Posted By murphyKTM
We are in Whakatane area, feel free to visit, PM...

We are in Whakatane area, feel free to visit, PM for details.Spare beds available.
Forum: Orange Crush 01-24-2013, 02:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,813
Posted By murphyKTM
You probably would not be able to find imperial o...

You probably would not be able to find imperial o rings in metric Belgum any way. Been a little while since they used feet and inches:D
Forum: Orange Crush 01-23-2013, 11:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,813
Posted By murphyKTM
The standard o ring for the tube to water pump...

The standard o ring for the tube to water pump connection is 25* 3. these dimensions are metric. If you have wear in one part you could try a 1 inch * 1/8 dia o ring. The 1/8 o ring is very slightly...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-20-2013, 03:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,813
Posted By murphyKTM
I would advise caution applying anything that...

I would advise caution applying anything that sets to an o ring to help it seal, especially if there is movement or alignment issues in the joint.The whole concept of o rings is that they deform in a...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-20-2013, 01:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,813
Posted By murphyKTM
I am currently changing out my water pump shaft,...

I am currently changing out my water pump shaft, all going well, but looking at the water pump shaft bearings I do not understand how they get lubricated. The two bearings are set up with the seals...
Forum: Vendors 12-27-2012, 12:35 PM
Replies: 1,106
Views: 145,064
Posted By murphyKTM
Just got my 10degree light. I found it well...

Just got my 10degree light.
I found it well made, seems robust, mount good and light patten very even with no dark spots.
Im a happy camper.
Forum: Vendors 11-26-2012, 10:06 AM
Replies: 1,106
Views: 145,064
Posted By murphyKTM
Can you pm me with details of hunting spotlights...

Can you pm me with details of hunting spotlights you offer please.
Your Long range LED Aux lights are listed as spot or flood, do you have some charts that show the light spread fro them. I am still...
Forum: Vendors 11-25-2012, 10:38 AM
Replies: 1,106
Views: 145,064
Posted By murphyKTM
I do a lot of spotlighting for deer here in New...

I do a lot of spotlighting for deer here in New Zealand, there is no season on deer, they are considered pests and spotlighting (using a light to see deer at night so you can shoot them) is legal on...
Forum: Vendors 11-23-2012, 11:34 AM
Replies: 1,106
Views: 145,064
Posted By murphyKTM
How will this light compare with say the X14 from...

How will this light compare with say the X14 from Ledlenser, which is a handheld torch?
Forum: New Zealand 07-23-2012, 07:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,664
Posted By murphyKTM
I will be at Te Teko at 2.45. This will be my...

I will be at Te Teko at 2.45. This will be my first ride since playing on the Burts farm!
Now I have to prep the bike....cheers
Rex
Forum: New Zealand 07-11-2012, 11:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,664
Posted By murphyKTM
Im in, accomodation booked,will be my third MMM.....

Im in, accomodation booked,will be my third MMM..
Roll on those southerly winds, snow..
Forum: Orange Crush 05-07-2012, 01:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,542
Posted By murphyKTM
What temp are you riding in, I had 04 with carb...

What temp are you riding in, I had 04 with carb icing problems, had to fit carb heaters. Bike would surge and nearly stop, turn it off, engine heat would clear carbs and we would be off again till it...
Forum: New Zealand 04-18-2012, 03:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,360
Posted By murphyKTM
Sorry Kiwipeet, it was a bit of short notice...

Sorry Kiwipeet, it was a bit of short notice organisation, the track was available and weather looked good, it was just a trial run with a small group to see if people thought it is worth organising...
Forum: New Zealand 01-16-2012, 11:28 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,891
Posted By murphyKTM
I will bring some venison steaks and sausages, if...

I will bring some venison steaks and sausages, if we dont use them you can keep them for latter as a thank you for organising this. We apreciate your efforts. Can you please OPM the address to report...
Forum: New Zealand 01-13-2012, 11:42 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,891
Posted By murphyKTM
When does the debate re kerbabs or BBQ for Sat...

When does the debate re kerbabs or BBQ for Sat night start?:evil
For my 2 cents worth I can bring venison for BBQ but am easy either way.
If you want venison let me know the numbers and I will...
Forum: New Zealand 12-25-2011, 12:24 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,891
Posted By murphyKTM
Im in, another orange machine for the trip. I...

Im in, another orange machine for the trip. I will take you up on the ride over to gissy Clint, cheers Rex.
Forum: New Zealand 11-23-2011, 02:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,177
Posted By murphyKTM
Skiing is different from US/canada. South Island...

Skiing is different from US/canada. South Island resorts are smaller with the exception of Mt Hutt, Remarkables.
There are lots of very small club fields in central SI so living in Ch Ch would be...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-17-2007, 02:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,576
Posted By murphyKTM
Wicked Alien screen

Just fitted the KTM Tourning screen (The Alien one).
I am 6-2, and was pissed with helmet buffet from stock screen. Tried holes in my stock screen, no major improvement. I always wear ear plugs but...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-06-2007, 07:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 489
Posted By murphyKTM
Laugh Thanks

Thanks guys.
You are right Pantah, axle flush and I should be right but mikeing that dimension was difficult, hence the 1.5 mm error. Much better to have a measurment taken off a real spacer. Get it...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-06-2007, 03:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 489
Posted By murphyKTM
Front Wheel spacer

Help, I have lost one of the spacers on my 04 front wheel axle.
It is the flanged one on the left hand side. Can someone tell me how long it is. I know the diameters ID, OD and have calculated...
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