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Forum: Canada 06-24-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 379
Posted By Travlr
are you still in Calgary?

if so try Anderwerks or Universal cycle. they are in the same neighborhood and should be able to help. If not in the same area there is a KTM dealer, and a couple other bike shops. If you can get...
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 6,660
Views: 1,008,662
Posted By Travlr
nuts in the slot

nope problem at all. I read that some people had to turn down the OD of the flange on the KTM nuts but this has not been an issue with mine? maybe KTM changed the design a bit or something.
Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 6,660
Views: 1,008,662
Posted By Travlr
ah nuts

I recently had the same issue, could not for the life of me get the rear axle nut off with a proper spanner wrench being used. Resorted to a 16" pipe wrench, that did the trick but also mangled the...
Forum: Americas 05-11-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 577
Posted By Travlr
We travelled CA on F800GS's and did alright but...

We travelled CA on F800GS's and did alright but found they were big in traffic (hard to split lanes in cities due to width) and fully loaded were a bit much off-pavement (lots of this done anyway...
Forum: Americas 05-11-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 958
Posted By Travlr
route options

Hello, after riding both CA (2010/2011) and SA (2013/2014) they are only similar in the fact that it is near impossible to predict travel times.

If by your post title "dangerous roads" you mean...
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 6,660
Views: 1,008,662
Posted By Travlr
hyde sold pending payment

swimmer gets the hyde, assuming he likes what he sees.
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 6,660
Views: 1,008,662
Posted By Travlr
Hyde skid plate trade deal

Hello All, I got a Hyde skid plate and a BMW stock plate for sale. They have only 1500miles on them so they are like new.

New Hyde plate - $120, New stock BMW plate - ?? but the the small TTech...
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 501
Posted By Travlr
careful....

Just to give you some warning...STICKERS ARE NOT STUPID...:rofl

Do not clean them off as suggested, just cover them with your own. At minimum they are an icebreaker for conversation.

I can not...
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 6,660
Views: 1,008,662
Posted By Travlr
I would drill out the frame eyelets and put bolts...

I would drill out the frame eyelets and put bolts through with nylock nuts on the inside. At least on the top four bolts. I vibrated the threads right out of my xch frame on the CDT, using Dirt bags...
Forum: Vendors 04-08-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 903
Views: 131,635
Posted By Travlr
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-08-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 13,532
Posted By Travlr
FS: Delorme PN60w w/SPOT

Price adjusted to $325

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=23646598#post23646598

https://picasaweb.google.com/104554692870195129669/PN60w?authkey=Gv1sRgCJjIvL-yzOz-UA
Forum: Thumpers 10-09-2013, 01:38 AM
Replies: 5,796
Views: 1,030,041
Posted By Travlr
cush drive rubbers

I have a set on order. They are a backorder item from Germany. Been waiting since August and scheduled for Nov.30 shipment from Germany, then gotta wait for A&S to ship them to me. Plan ahead if...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-01-2013, 07:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 460
Posted By Travlr
PN-60W south america maps

Hello, after reading for hours on the gps threads I have gone this route.

HELP!!!

I have a Delorme pn-60w w/spot.

Are there any maps of South America that be downloaded to this Delorme...
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2013, 10:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 592
Posted By Travlr
clutch issue

Hello, is it possible that the lever has also been replaced and does not provide enough travel for the cable to disengage the clutch??

just brainstorming.
Forum: The Garage 03-21-2013, 12:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,692
Posted By Travlr
best money spent for tire repair

Hello, as I am a fond believer in tubes. (yes that is my own dillusional thought process). I have found the best thing for breaking beads in the shop or on the side of a mountain is the best rest...
Forum: Thumpers 02-21-2013, 07:09 PM
Replies: 6,660
Views: 1,008,662
Posted By Travlr
oh that one.

That is the oil line that runs from the scavenger/suction pump to the oil tank. maybe we should switch to pm's.
Forum: Thumpers 02-21-2013, 05:35 PM
Replies: 6,660
Views: 1,008,662
Posted By Travlr
The bolt that is slightly obstructed (in the...

The bolt that is slightly obstructed (in the picture only) is one of the bolts to remove the left crank case cover. I think that is the one you are asking about.

The bolt at the right end of the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-21-2013, 05:17 PM
Replies: 6,660
Views: 1,008,662
Posted By Travlr
http://i753.photobucket.com/albums/xx176/stew2010/...

http://i753.photobucket.com/albums/xx176/stew2010/K15_R17005b_small.jpg
Remove #1, fluid will drain from motor.

http://i753.photobucket.com/albums/xx176/stew2010/K15_R17006b_preview.jpg
Remove...
Forum: The Garage 02-11-2013, 11:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,122
Posted By Travlr
Not solved yet...

Just a quick update, the electrical issue is not solved yet...but I am about half way complete the selector shaft replacement. I will post a full thread once completed. awaiting parts.
Forum: Thumpers 01-03-2013, 09:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 820
Posted By Travlr
size matters

Hello, I am not 6'3" or 230lbs. But I do own a couple of Xchallenges and I am learning of their strengths/weakness. They are great bikes for what they are, as is any bike. There are some mods that...
Forum: The Garage 01-03-2013, 08:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,122
Posted By Travlr
Hmmmm

Still looking.....for electric problem???

So I thought I would take it out for a ride again. Stayed on most of the time when at road speed and only cut out when slowing down for corners and...
Forum: The Garage 12-28-2012, 07:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,122
Posted By Travlr
Thanks, tried that the other day but the two...

Thanks, tried that the other day but the two wires are still soundly connected. My buddy had that problem causing the bike to die. put in a toggle switch and bypassed the key altogether.
Forum: The Garage 12-28-2012, 07:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,122
Posted By Travlr
I have disconnected-cleaned-reconnected all the...

I have disconnected-cleaned-reconnected all the connectors I can find, including all sensors, and everything behind the headlight. The ignition wires are still connected and solid. I had recently...
Forum: Thumpers 12-28-2012, 07:18 AM
Replies: 6,660
Views: 1,008,662
Posted By Travlr
xchallenge instrument woes

Tried that, they are soundly attached. The bike never dies out when the lights go off, and it always has power to the ignition system for starting.

I have also noticed that when the key is...
Forum: Thumpers 12-27-2012, 12:19 PM
Replies: 6,660
Views: 1,008,662
Posted By Travlr
Question Instrument cluster issue?

I had posted this in the garage section, but this is probably the better location. Help!

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=851205
Forum: The Garage 12-26-2012, 07:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,122
Posted By Travlr
Question Xchallenge instrument cluster issue???

Hello all, for the last week or so my instrument cluster has been acting up. When the key is turned on with the motor off, the dash lights seem to work fine. They run through the initial check and...
Forum: Americas 09-07-2010, 04:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 842
Posted By Travlr
riding south

Hey simon, we are heading from Calgary to Panama with departure date in late Oct. returning for early Mar. Due to our late start we are shipping bikes (F8gs) to Phoenix and riding from there. Please...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-18-2010, 05:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,868
Posted By Travlr
thanks for the link

Thanks for the link Onemunk, but alas no cure found...yet.
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-18-2010, 05:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,868
Posted By Travlr
still hoopty

I have taken the bike to a shop as the problem has not magically cured itself and I ran out of ideas. :cry
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-11-2010, 04:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,868
Posted By Travlr
got u all stumped?

I thought I would get at least one helpful suggestion.
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-31-2010, 09:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,775
Posted By Travlr
Eek here is my problem with the gearbox

or maybe it is the wife's driving! jury still out. :rofl

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=605434
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-31-2010, 09:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,868
Posted By Travlr
Question Transmission issue - F8GS

Hello all, I will put as much info in the first post to avoid repeated covered ground.

Yesterday my wife had a slow speed offroad spill. Upon initial inspection the dash indicator said "2nd", the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-27-2009, 09:43 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 10,482
Posted By Travlr
Finally got mine!!!

They look great and installation was easy. total width on the F8 is 37.5". I got the 10" charcoal colored, and they look good on both the yellow and the magnesium bikes.

Can't seem to post a...
Forum: Vendors 02-20-2009, 10:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,360
Posted By Travlr
Report on Parts

Hello All, I recieved the fat foot and Rect. guard from Rick (kildala2000) and they fit very well.

The rect. guard fit perfectly and took about 2minutes to install. Replace the stock bolts with...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-09-2009, 11:01 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,512
Posted By Travlr
other care package items

Before this thread turns into a tire changing lesson. Some other care package items it have carried over the years in whatever bike I was riding at the time:

1. Assortment of zip ties.
2. Spare...
Forum: Vendors 01-30-2009, 01:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,403
Posted By Travlr
tank bag for F800gs

Hello Eric, which tank bag best fits the f8? I am not looking for a suitcase between may arms, just something big enough to put my electronics into and maybe a couple of small items. Quick removal...
Forum: Vendors 01-30-2009, 01:35 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 52,445
Posted By Travlr
fit like a glove

Purchased my bars and sump guard, deliverd in about ~1.5 weeks, one pc chip but I suspect the customs agents opened the box as it was mostly packing tape and little cardboard when I picked it up at...
Forum: Vendors 01-30-2009, 01:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,360
Posted By Travlr
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-20-2009, 08:39 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,270
Posted By Travlr
home workouts

Great advice from the previous post.:clap

He mentioned "body for life", my wife did this a few years ago and had incredible results. I incorporated their workout regime for about 18months but...
Forum: Canada 01-19-2009, 06:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,119
Posted By Travlr
hotel chains

www.bestwestern.com (http://www.bestwestern.com)

http://www.travelodge.com/Travelodge/control/home

How many nights will you be in Canada? There are hotel chains here that are also in the US....
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