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Forum: GPS Tracks - West & PNW 09-04-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 23,586
Posted By Monterey_BS
Thanks, Jerry. Given your advice to our KLR...

Thanks, Jerry. Given your advice to our KLR friend, I thought you might be riding something smaller.
Forum: GPS Tracks - West & PNW 09-03-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 23,586
Posted By Monterey_BS
Jerry, What are you riding on your scouting...

Jerry,
What are you riding on your scouting rides these days?
Forum: Thumpers 09-02-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 1,973
Views: 626,694
Posted By Monterey_BS
Kreiga US System

I run various combinations of the Kreiga US bags without a rack uaing their Rack Loops mounted to the rear plastics. Once snug, the bag never moves. Slipping the rear straps off and flipping the...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-28-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 2,308
Views: 296,753
Posted By Monterey_BS
Try Black Dog Cycle Works. They make it. They...

Try Black Dog Cycle Works. They make it. They sell it. I've got one. PM me, if interested.
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 18,460
Views: 2,011,967
Posted By Monterey_BS
Well, low and behold, the pin mount appears to be...

Well, low and behold, the pin mount appears to be slightly asymmetrical because when I flipped it around the inteference was almost gone. By polishing the offending corner there is now daylight. I...
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 18,460
Views: 2,011,967
Posted By Monterey_BS
From memory I believe it is an 071 kit, but I'll...

From memory I believe it is an 071 kit, but I'll do the dumpster dive to confirm.



One thing I notice from your install that is different than mine is that I have the stamped part number...
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 18,460
Views: 2,011,967
Posted By Monterey_BS
GPR v4 Install Question

Everything was going great, until I opened up the package...

I can't be the first person ever to have installed a GPR v4 stabilizer in a '12 690ER, but from the responses I'm getting out of GPR I...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-15-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 5,562
Views: 1,710,284
Posted By Monterey_BS
Ooooh, I like that set-up. First time I've seen...

Ooooh, I like that set-up. First time I've seen that, although I have seen a typical EXC before. Tell me more. I may not be as done as I thought.
Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 4,087
Views: 1,308,444
Posted By Monterey_BS
Central Coast Ridge Rd.

Not quite as spectacular, but still a nice Sunday ride.

Overlooking the Ventana Wilderness South of Big Sur...
...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-13-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 5,562
Views: 1,710,284
Posted By Monterey_BS
Congrats! You will not be disappointed. I thought...

Congrats! You will not be disappointed. I thought about orange, too. I ultimately chose the white whale look because it allowed me to get rid of the fuel level sensor.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-13-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 5,562
Views: 1,710,284
Posted By Monterey_BS
Just to extend the Powercell tank theme a bit longer...

http://montereybs.smugmug.com/photos/i-KxxcPrx/0/M/i-KxxcPrx-M.jpg (http://montereybs.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/KTM-950SER-2009/30535202_t5sPPQ#!i=3336064321&k=KxxcPrx&lb=1&s=A)

I too am looking to...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-13-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 5,562
Views: 1,710,284
Posted By Monterey_BS
Not the least of which is the fact that it's now...

Not the least of which is the fact that it's now a 990...
Forum: Thumpers 08-09-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 18,460
Views: 2,011,967
Posted By Monterey_BS
I've also got the Black Dog extended pegs on my...

I've also got the Black Dog extended pegs on my '12 which are ~1/2in lower. Great bit of kit and incorporate a bottle opener.
Forum: Thumpers 08-09-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 4,087
Views: 1,308,444
Posted By Monterey_BS
And here's one with a Kreiga US-20 on top... ...

And here's one with a Kreiga US-20 on top...

http://montereybs.smugmug.com/photos/i-f4jvpZS/0/M/i-f4jvpZS-M.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 08-03-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 18,460
Views: 2,011,967
Posted By Monterey_BS
I'm generally pretty easy on tires and I got...

I'm generally pretty easy on tires and I got 3900mi out of the original MT21 rear and 5100 out of the front. Needless to say I was shocked. My second set has not faired nearly as well - half gone...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-30-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 560
Views: 76,927
Posted By Monterey_BS
You know you're a 950R owner when...

Everybody (even other KTM owners) say it's too tall and all you can think or say is...

I DO NOT CARE (even at 6-1)

There is no bike that can match it - on road, off road, it doesn't matter...
Forum: Thumpers 07-27-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 4,087
Views: 1,308,444
Posted By Monterey_BS
Ridin' 'Round Flagstaff

Hauled my bike to Flagstaff last weekend to ride in the Coconino NF with a buddy of mine on an 1190. Spectacular country with countless options for terrain, difficulty, and views. All ADV stuff...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-26-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 5,562
Views: 1,710,284
Posted By Monterey_BS
Beautiful work! Wish I'd thought of that four...

Beautiful work! Wish I'd thought of that four years ago. I'm way past that now, though. You are absolutely correct that the original lines are striking and almost impossible to duplicate...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-24-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 5,562
Views: 1,710,284
Posted By Monterey_BS
I always try to be riding my 690 when planning to...

I always try to be riding my 690 when planning to get my leg stuck under a bike. I find the extrication time gets cut in half, relative to the 950, although much of that improvement may be due to my...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-22-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 5,562
Views: 1,710,284
Posted By Monterey_BS
Seems like the 2 into 1 pipe I used on mine was...

Seems like the 2 into 1 pipe I used on mine was done by FMF. I got it from BlackDog. As others have indicated, it didn't last. I run two Akros with a Motohooligan intake. It goes like a scalded...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-22-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 5,562
Views: 1,710,284
Posted By Monterey_BS
Lots of CJ stuff in the works. The only thing...

Lots of CJ stuff in the works. The only thing missing is the larger clutch fluid reservoir. Highly recommended (by me, at least).

Seriously consider moving to a vacuum pump when you move to...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-22-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 5,562
Views: 1,710,284
Posted By Monterey_BS
+ whatever. Awake and ready to rumble.

+ whatever. Awake and ready to rumble.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-16-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 2,308
Views: 296,753
Posted By Monterey_BS
Which one do you have?

Which one do you have?
Forum: Orange Crush 07-06-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 2,308
Views: 296,753
Posted By Monterey_BS
I'd also recommend using their (Summit) hose...

I'd also recommend using their (Summit) hose sleeves on fuel lines. It completes the heat protection, especially when running a vacuum pump.
Forum: Airheads 06-30-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 1,811
Views: 648,870
Posted By Monterey_BS
A stunning build. Do you have any details? ...

A stunning build. Do you have any details? Inquiring minds must know.
Forum: Airheads 06-29-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 873
Views: 318,229
Posted By Monterey_BS
Who cares! For my money you can post these kinds...

Who cares! For my money you can post these kinds of results anywhere you want. I want it, too. Too bad the skill, the time, and/or the money are lacking on my part or my '81 G/S would be a mirror.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-29-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 5,562
Views: 1,710,284
Posted By Monterey_BS
I've also run with and without with a preference...

I've also run with and without with a preference for the latter. For me it depends on the particular screen, how fast, and for how long. An occasional long day at high speed is one thing, but two or...
Forum: Thumpers 06-25-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 18,460
Views: 2,011,967
Posted By Monterey_BS
After re-reading my post I realized I may have...

After re-reading my post I realized I may have caused some confusion. The only thing I changed out was the plug for the breather in the Acerbis cap. The one CJ provides is pretty light weight. ...
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 18,460
Views: 2,011,967
Posted By Monterey_BS
CJ Replacement Fuel Cap Assembly

One thing I've been meaning to ask...
The one difference between the CJ fuel cap and the stock is that it appears (on my bike, at least) that to remove the rear plastics you need to remove the...
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 18,460
Views: 2,011,967
Posted By Monterey_BS
The only recommendation I would have in addition...

The only recommendation I would have in addition to BigDog's is that I would replace the gas cap plug with a heavier duty one than provided by CJ. I don't run a plate on the back, so anything you...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-23-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 5,562
Views: 1,710,284
Posted By Monterey_BS
The hardest part is learning not to panic when...

The hardest part is learning not to panic when you turn the key and there's no pump noise. Just hit the magic button and go.
Forum: Vendors 06-23-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 272
Views: 36,052
Posted By Monterey_BS
The Great White Whale Surfaces At Last

Finally got the thing done. The Exxon Valdez (Safari) has become the Great White Whale...
http://montereybs.smugmug.com/photos/i-KxxcPrx/0/M/i-KxxcPrx-M.jpg...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-23-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 5,562
Views: 1,710,284
Posted By Monterey_BS
Finally sorted

Not quite as bucolic a setting as the preceding, but finally got the Powercell tank sorted and off for a short blast through the twisties near home.

Ready to ride...
...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-13-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 5,562
Views: 1,710,284
Posted By Monterey_BS
We've now got a cross-thread conversation going...

We've now got a cross-thread conversation going on. Take a look my recent post on the Quick Questions thread (http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=24386257&postcount=2184) to see my Wolfman...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-13-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 2,308
Views: 296,753
Posted By Monterey_BS
I've also been using the Kriega drybags for many...

I've also been using the Kriega drybags for many years, also on a BlackDog plate. I've got US-10/US-20s that I combine in various ways. They are a bit fiddly, but once you get the set-up dialed, they...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-12-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 5,562
Views: 1,710,284
Posted By Monterey_BS
It's neat to see somebody that came up with...

It's neat to see somebody that came up with roughly the same travel solution as I did. There is a BlackDog plate some where under the pile in the back.
...
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 18,460
Views: 2,011,967
Posted By Monterey_BS
Just went to the Revzilla website. They are all...

Just went to the Revzilla website. They are all K60 Scouts. Only the 17 inch tires have the full center ribs.
Forum: Airheads 06-08-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 918
Views: 176,681
Posted By Monterey_BS
Registered Bike FS

I note you've commented that one of these bikes is available. I think DiabloADV's bike (2005) may also be FS on Craigslist in the SF Bay Area. Looks a peach to me and very tempting!
Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 18,460
Views: 2,011,967
Posted By Monterey_BS
I used an idea floated by Ged some time back and...

I used an idea floated by Ged some time back and it works like a charm. Get some liquid electrical tape and coat the balls after roughening. Let the liquid set, reassemble, and you'll never have...
Forum: Airheads 06-07-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 918
Views: 176,681
Posted By Monterey_BS
'81 g/s - 6250511

This is a 10/80 build bike.

I picked it up a bit over two years ago from the third owner. It's a French bike. Evidently, it spent its early years on a farm and was purchased by an American...
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