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Forum: Thumpers 02-02-2010, 06:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,610
Posted By Bong
I started with a BMW G650XChallenge and found out...

I started with a BMW G650XChallenge and found out it was too heavy for single track trails. (I'm a noob off road rider)

Then I went with a KTM 690SMC and had a blast riding on the road as a...
Forum: Americas 01-15-2010, 03:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 361
Posted By Bong
Vegas in April?

Anyone here know if there are places to go dirtbiking in the Vegas area? I plan on being there the middle of April and want to take my 11yr old son riding in the desert. What say the experts here? ...
Forum: Face plant 08-27-2009, 08:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,707
Posted By Bong
Ouch, glady you are relatively ok after that...

Ouch, glady you are relatively ok after that accident! Heal quickly :1drink

Oh and glad it wasn't your beautiful duc :eek1
Forum: Road warriors 07-10-2009, 01:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 856
Posted By Bong
Congratulations Karl :clap Can't wait to...

Congratulations Karl :clap

Can't wait to hear your track reports!
Forum: Thumpers 11-02-2008, 07:00 PM
Replies: 999
Views: 267,887
Posted By Bong
Anyone with a Leo Vince slipon experiencing...

Anyone with a Leo Vince slipon experiencing exhaust leak around the oem header/connector junction? My slipon did not come with a gasket but I figured the clamp would seal up just fine. Can't get...
Forum: Thumpers 10-27-2008, 08:22 AM
Replies: 999
Views: 267,887
Posted By Bong
James, thanks for sending the insert for the LV...

James, thanks for sending the insert for the LV pipe...bike has more low end torque (butt dyno) and more importantly lower db level and sounds tons better! Will have a dealer do the re-map when I...
Forum: Thumpers 10-09-2008, 08:32 PM
Replies: 999
Views: 267,887
Posted By Bong
Received my LV group buy - thanks James!!!!! ...

Received my LV group buy - thanks James!!!!!

Installed and did the battery disconnect/15 minute idle, haven't ridden it yet but can't wait to see what difference in handling and throttle response...
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2008, 12:47 PM
Replies: 999
Views: 267,887
Posted By Bong
Thanks James!!

Thanks James!!
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2008, 09:42 AM
Replies: 999
Views: 267,887
Posted By Bong
Please add me to the list...I've also sent you an...

Please add me to the list...I've also sent you an email message. Thanks
Forum: Thumpers 08-18-2008, 11:42 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 12,378
Posted By Bong
Why the need to install the side pod filter...

Why the need to install the side pod filter housings if you took the filter off? Wouldn't drilling holes serve the same purpose? Just wondering, thanks.
Forum: Thumpers 08-18-2008, 10:46 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 12,378
Posted By Bong
Thanks for posting this airbox mod, just picked...

Thanks for posting this airbox mod, just picked up a 690smc and can't wait to start fine tuning her. I also find the other site harder to navigate...
Forum: Thumpers 07-31-2008, 09:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 851
Posted By Bong
Very nice, thanks for posting.

Very nice, thanks for posting.
Forum: Ride reports 07-15-2008, 07:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,229
Posted By Bong
Another inspirational ride report, can't wait to...

Another inspirational ride report, can't wait to do the same with my son one day! Thanks for posting...
Forum: Ride reports 07-14-2008, 05:52 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,128
Posted By Bong
What an awesome ride report! I just camped out...

What an awesome ride report! I just camped out in Yellowstone with the kids, riding around would have been even better :-)
Forum: Road warriors 05-07-2008, 10:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 959
Posted By Bong
Congralations, she's a beauty!!!

Congralations, she's a beauty!!!
Forum: Ride reports 05-05-2008, 07:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,642
Posted By Bong
Hey Rob, your bike looks a lot cleaner for you...

Hey Rob, your bike looks a lot cleaner for you commute this morning!

Keep at it and you'll see a world of difference next time we hit the trails :thumb
Forum: Ride reports 04-28-2008, 08:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,413
Posted By Bong
Now that's a proper way to rinse all the mud off!...

Now that's a proper way to rinse all the mud off! :D

http://i27.tinypic.com/2vcwd91.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 04-24-2008, 08:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,954
Posted By Bong
It's so amazing you have a 996 up there in...

It's so amazing you have a 996 up there in Alaska! Nice bike and thanks for posting pics.
Forum: Road warriors 04-22-2008, 03:18 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 23,692
Posted By Bong
It's our annual Spring Ride amongst friends here...

It's our annual Spring Ride amongst friends here in Seattle. I'll pass this added information to my friend, some of the stretches in UT are more than 150 miles between gas stations! Thanks again.
...
Forum: Road warriors 04-22-2008, 01:47 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 23,692
Posted By Bong
Hey John, How many miles to the tank did you...

Hey John,

How many miles to the tank did you avg for the trip? We're going on a 3800 mile ride next month and one of the guys is bringing his 848 along and I wanted to give him this info. He's...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-22-2008, 08:50 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,784
Posted By Bong
I have a Dainese helmet with built-in bluetooth. ...

I have a Dainese helmet with built-in bluetooth. The plan is to sync the helmet for directions and phone use (only while stopped).

Then get a second set of speakers for the XM hardwired to the...
Forum: Ride reports 04-22-2008, 07:40 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,535
Posted By Bong
Thanks for posting this ride report, brought back...

Thanks for posting this ride report, brought back memories from last years ride thru there from Seattle. We're going back next month!!!

Sport touring on a gixxer :bow
Forum: Road warriors 04-21-2008, 01:03 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 23,692
Posted By Bong
Did the cutting board touch the fairing at all? ...

Did the cutting board touch the fairing at all? Looks like a great idea for my next long ride on the 1098.

I adapted a hypermotard tail pack on my 1098S for a 5 day 1900 mile ride last October....
Forum: Road warriors 04-21-2008, 12:10 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 23,692
Posted By Bong
Glad to see I'm not the only one crazy enough to...

Glad to see I'm not the only one crazy enough to do multi day rides on my duc...can you post pics of your tail seat mod without the bag mounted.

Thanks!
Forum: Road warriors 04-18-2008, 07:40 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,162
Posted By Bong
While I am not overly gushing with the looks of...

While I am not overly gushing with the looks of the S1000RR, I'm really happy BMW are stepping up to the plate with a concerted effort to branch out to the superbike category. The boxer racing...
Forum: Road warriors 04-16-2008, 07:44 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,162
Posted By Bong
Ducati finally advertising dry weights like the...

Ducati finally advertising dry weights like the Japanese makes...sans liquid and battery. All I know is my 1098S is about the same weight as the Japanese 600s.

This new S1000RR really has my...
Forum: Thumpers 04-04-2008, 12:45 PM
Replies: 5,805
Views: 1,037,614
Posted By Bong
Wow did you buy a x-challenge Rob?!?!? ...

Wow did you buy a x-challenge Rob?!?!?

Congratulations, you gonna keep your TE250?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-11-2008, 10:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,121
Posted By Bong
UShip.com http://www.uship.com ...

UShip.com
http://www.uship.com



ForwardAir.com
http://www.ForwardAir.com
Forum: Ride reports 03-07-2008, 09:36 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,313
Posted By Bong
Looks like you had a great time!!!! You sure...

Looks like you had a great time!!!!

You sure make that cbr look tiny :eek1 Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Road warriors 02-28-2008, 09:07 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 29,801
Posted By Bong
Between 300 -550miles is average for me. Here is...

Between 300 -550miles is average for me. Here is a link to the ride report where that pic was taken: http://www.desmonorthwest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=5545

Go for it, the 1098 is a FUN bike...
Forum: Road warriors 02-28-2008, 10:00 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 29,801
Posted By Bong
Here's my sport-Tourer: ...

Here's my sport-Tourer:
http://i122.photobucket.com/albums/o248/bong1098/2007%20Spring%20Ride%20II%20CO%20UT/IMG_0427-1.jpg

And my Sport-tourer:...
Forum: Thumpers 01-10-2008, 06:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,549
Posted By Bong
Awesome reply, just what I was hoping for. ...

Awesome reply, just what I was hoping for. Thank you!
Forum: Thumpers 01-10-2008, 04:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,549
Posted By Bong
I wondered the same thing, is this a fact that...

I wondered the same thing, is this a fact that you'll get no engine braking with this clutch? Thanks
Forum: Thumpers 01-08-2008, 08:47 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,141
Posted By Bong
Wow that is slick! Can you make another one and...

Wow that is slick! Can you make another one and sell to me? :wink:
Forum: Thumpers 01-08-2008, 06:58 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,141
Posted By Bong
Can you please post pics of the rack setup you...

Can you please post pics of the rack setup you made. Am currently on the hunt for a 450exc and would like to be able to do the same.

Thanks!
Forum: Thumpers 12-30-2007, 02:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,647
Posted By Bong
I agree - any bike I am on will be more than my...

I agree - any bike I am on will be more than my dirt skills (or lack thereof) allow. It's just that thoughts of ds or adventure riding diminished after tackling some technical single track trails...
Forum: Thumpers 12-30-2007, 01:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,647
Posted By Bong
So this being my first foray into single track...

So this being my first foray into single track riding, and me being a dirtbike newbie... I found the G650X to be quite the capable bike albeit much heavier than my friends ktm 450exc.

My intention...
Forum: Thumpers 12-28-2007, 11:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,647
Posted By Bong
The neat thing about these dirtbikes (I'm...

The neat thing about these dirtbikes (I'm learning) is that there was no damage to the bike even after this incident!
:thumbup
Forum: Thumpers 12-28-2007, 10:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,647
Posted By Bong
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Forum: Thumpers 12-28-2007, 09:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,647
Posted By Bong
That's great info -thanks for posting!!! ...

That's great info -thanks for posting!!!



Bike came like that - MAX BMW in New York must have done up the sticker job for their demo.
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