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Forum: Canada Yesterday, 07:58 PM
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Posted By kaptinkaos
Lol, I've never been to the GPS point either, but...

Lol, I've never been to the GPS point either, but that's where I'll be headed! I'll leave my place about 8am and hopefully make it from here (NW Airdrie) to there by 9.
Forum: Canada Yesterday, 06:27 PM
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Posted By kaptinkaos
Next time dude, the summer is just starting. I'm...

Next time dude, the summer is just starting. I'm still in shakedown mode on the 640A, but happy to report that the spill and fill tonight showed basically NO fuzz on the magnetic bungs after 1300kms....
Forum: Canada Yesterday, 04:03 PM
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Posted By kaptinkaos
Sure. Who else is coming? :)

Sure. Who else is coming? :)
Forum: Canada Yesterday, 02:49 PM
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Posted By kaptinkaos
I'd do that route. I haven't been there since...

I'd do that route. I haven't been there since just after the floods. where2next and I couldn't get all the way down due to complete washouts of the road around the midway mark. Some pipelines were...
Forum: Canada Yesterday, 01:35 PM
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Posted By kaptinkaos
Or we could plan to meet and do that route? I'm...

Or we could plan to meet and do that route? I'm game for anything.
Forum: Canada Yesterday, 10:23 AM
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Posted By kaptinkaos
So... Who's in for a Sunday ride? Not sure where...

So... Who's in for a Sunday ride? Not sure where yet, a vote can be had.
Forum: Canada 05-27-2015, 10:43 PM
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Posted By kaptinkaos
Glad you came out today man! It's not easy...

Glad you came out today man! It's not easy getting back on the horse after a toss like you had. Steel cahones is what you got.

Who all is still interested in a saturday or sunday ride? Does...
Forum: Canada 05-27-2015, 08:04 PM
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Posted By kaptinkaos
I haven't filled up yet... But if I could hazard...

I haven't filled up yet... But if I could hazard a guess I'd say $10. I should go wash it...
Forum: Canada 05-27-2015, 07:44 PM
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Posted By kaptinkaos
I'm neither a total authority on 640's myself......

I'm neither a total authority on 640's myself... Still learning a lot about the pre-03/pre highflo models. Still learning about my bike even! I've only had it for a couple of months, but went through...
Forum: Canada 05-27-2015, 07:37 PM
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Posted By kaptinkaos
Yep, I have turkey basted oil out of a 650 Dakar...

Yep, I have turkey basted oil out of a 650 Dakar in my time. Good solution and no need to get under the bike that way. Didn't know it was a pre-03 so yes, it's a real dry sump. You don't have to fill...
Forum: Canada 05-27-2015, 07:28 PM
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Posted By kaptinkaos
No... The 640A is not a dry sump. Edit,...

No... The 640A is not a dry sump.

Edit, well, not like a 650 GS is anyway. In a sense it is, so you are correct I suppose.

Oil sight glass should still show correct level when hot or cold in...
Forum: Canada 05-27-2015, 07:20 PM
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Posted By kaptinkaos
Well, it'll be hard to let the right amount out,...

Well, it'll be hard to let the right amount out, but letting out a cup or so won't hurt. Then run'er till the fan kicks on or take it out for a brap and check it hot. It may puke into your airbox,...
Forum: Canada 05-27-2015, 03:16 PM
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Posted By kaptinkaos
http://i299.photobucket.com/albums/mm315/kaptinkao...

http://i299.photobucket.com/albums/mm315/kaptinkaos/KTM%20640%20Adventure/20150527_1155241_zpsaopsxw3p.jpg...
Forum: Canada 05-26-2015, 10:14 PM
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Posted By kaptinkaos
It's gonna blow your eyelids back, :) See...

It's gonna blow your eyelids back, :)

See yas tomorrow
Forum: Canada 05-26-2015, 08:17 PM
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Posted By kaptinkaos
I better go pack and check everything over. This...

I better go pack and check everything over. This will only be the second time out on the 640 after rebuild. It's so light and boingy compared to my 990 or Dakar. It's a far cry from my 450, but at...
Forum: Canada 05-26-2015, 08:06 PM
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Posted By kaptinkaos
I'll bring a tow rope. (JUST KIDDING!!!)

I'll bring a tow rope.

(JUST KIDDING!!!)
Forum: Canada 05-26-2015, 07:56 PM
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Posted By kaptinkaos
Whatcha on? Pic is too small. I'm thinking a GS...

Whatcha on? Pic is too small. I'm thinking a GS though?
Forum: Canada 05-26-2015, 07:18 PM
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Posted By kaptinkaos
I'll pack somewhat heavy for the trip. I'll have...

I'll pack somewhat heavy for the trip. I'll have air pump, spare tube, full set of tools, first aid and a fair amount of space for lunches. I'm not saying leave your tools at home or don't bring...
Forum: Canada 05-26-2015, 07:12 PM
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Posted By kaptinkaos
With the 640 I can be the designated tanker....

With the 640 I can be the designated tanker. There's no way I can use 28L on a day trip in the mountains, lol! Well, maybe... but unlikely.
Forum: Canada 05-26-2015, 06:53 PM
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Posted By kaptinkaos
10ish works for moi. May be a Beemer showing up...

10ish works for moi. May be a Beemer showing up too, not sure. He'll post up if he's coming.

Btw, welcome to the thread Rutin!!!
Forum: Canada 05-26-2015, 05:56 PM
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Posted By kaptinkaos
More info. Bike? Tire choice? Do you Brig a pump...

More info. Bike? Tire choice? Do you Brig a pump to air back up?

Air is more a rocks/sand issue. It's a balance really... I air down in Baja for the sand, but not too much because I'll see rocks...
Forum: Canada 05-26-2015, 05:29 PM
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Posted By kaptinkaos
On a side note, finally got my 4x4 back today. If...

On a side note, finally got my 4x4 back today. If the weather is sh!t I can still go anywhere my bike can, almost.
Forum: Canada 05-26-2015, 05:24 PM
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Posted By kaptinkaos
No digging bikes out... lol! We're looking for...

No digging bikes out... lol! We're looking for noob to intermediate stuff anyway. I'm cool with Cochrane to meet up. What time tomorrow? Might spit on us a bit, but I ain't made of sugar.
Forum: Canada 05-26-2015, 10:19 AM
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Posted By kaptinkaos
We can still head out the Trunk, just not on 579....

We can still head out the Trunk, just not on 579. Waiporous Valley Road and TransAlta Road and Hunter Valley Road are all on the west side of the fire and accessible.

Just after Waiporous Group...
Forum: Canada 05-26-2015, 10:04 AM
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Posted By kaptinkaos
Well, we don't have to take 579 in. I did notice...

Well, we don't have to take 579 in. I did notice a fire up there yesterday, just didn't get close enough to it to see where it was exactly. We can go west from Cochrane and head up the trunk from...
Forum: Canada 05-25-2015, 09:05 PM
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Posted By kaptinkaos
Ok, if we're heading out 579, lets meet in either...

Ok, if we're heading out 579, lets meet in either Cochrane or Airdrie. I live pretty much on the way to Water Valley and make a mean cup of coffee if you guys wanna show up here at like 9 or so on...
Forum: Canada 05-25-2015, 08:35 PM
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Posted By kaptinkaos
Sweet! ThePedro, what say you? I'm thinking if we...

Sweet! ThePedro, what say you? I'm thinking if we head out at like 10am we'd definitely be able to be back by 3:30. It's nothing hardcore, just roads gravel roads mostly. If we encounter any suck,...
Forum: Canada 05-25-2015, 07:51 PM
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Posted By kaptinkaos
You in for some day rides? Nothing overly...

You in for some day rides? Nothing overly challenging, just early season shenanigans.
Forum: Canada 05-25-2015, 06:51 PM
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Posted By kaptinkaos
Lol, that's not that far. The 640's have a 500km...

Lol, that's not that far. The 640's have a 500km range, ;) I used to live down that way in Evergreen. If you're comfortable meeting up in Cochrane that'll probably be the jump off point. There's a...
Forum: Canada 05-25-2015, 06:20 PM
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Posted By kaptinkaos
I will be that guy, ;) I can even come get ya to...

I will be that guy, ;) I can even come get ya to head out that way depending on where you are. Very first group ride I went on someone got pulled over with a learners and was given the run around by...
Forum: Thumpers 05-25-2015, 05:02 PM
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Posted By kaptinkaos
Lol, I don't really care what things look like....

Lol, I don't really care what things look like. It's function over form for me. If not, I'd still be riding a 990 or a Harley.
Forum: Canada 05-25-2015, 03:28 PM
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Posted By kaptinkaos
Awesome! So that means so far: EDIT: The...

Awesome! So that means so far:

EDIT: The Pedro, myself, Sertao77, Calgary06, xscoobysnack and rokdktr? (I will ammend this as interest goes up or down)

Sounds like a couple of us headed out 579...
Forum: Thumpers 05-25-2015, 01:43 PM
Replies: 135
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Posted By kaptinkaos
It's actually not that much rise... Lots of...

It's actually not that much rise... Lots of setups I see are 3" or so. My legs are a lot longer than my arms, lol! I have a 36" inseam and am only 6'1". Makes finding clothes interesting. Depends on...
Forum: Thumpers 05-25-2015, 11:07 AM
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Posted By kaptinkaos
Yeah, tall enough. 6'1". Air hits me square in...

Yeah, tall enough. 6'1". Air hits me square in the face, which is ok, but it also hits a lot of my upper body. I may just make the screen wider... See if I can't keep the wind off my shoulders a bit....
Forum: Thumpers 05-24-2015, 11:56 PM
Replies: 135
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Posted By kaptinkaos
Finally... it's road worthy! ...

Finally... it's road worthy!

http://i299.photobucket.com/albums/mm315/kaptinkaos/KTM%20640%20Adventure/20150524_1756351_zps9l4ff5qs.jpg...
Forum: Canada 05-24-2015, 10:41 PM
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Posted By kaptinkaos
Who would be interested in a Saturday or Sunday...

Who would be interested in a Saturday or Sunday day ride? Chime in whether you're noob, faux-noob or Marc Coma, ;)
Forum: Canada 05-24-2015, 10:08 PM
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Posted By kaptinkaos
I'm down. PM sent

I'm down. PM sent
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-24-2015, 09:46 PM
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Posted By kaptinkaos
http://i299.photobucket.com/albums/mm315/kaptinkao...

http://i299.photobucket.com/albums/mm315/kaptinkaos/KTM%20640%20Adventure/20150524_1756351_zps9l4ff5qs.jpg...
Forum: Canada 05-24-2015, 09:43 PM
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Views: 481,321
Posted By kaptinkaos
Why don't the three of us offer some time and...

Why don't the three of us offer some time and plan a ride? Not too hard, not too soft... not sure if I'm down with the Thursday night thing though. That's iffy for people that work during the week...
Forum: Canada 05-24-2015, 08:43 PM
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Posted By kaptinkaos
Dave, no worries man! I got it sorted and hit the...

Dave, no worries man! I got it sorted and hit the TransAlta myself today for a shakedown. Silly me left the house in Carhardts and Beemer boots... I stopped at the first creek for a smoke and decided...
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