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Forum: Ride reports 04-13-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 63,885
Posted By ktmnate
Moto Vaquero, I want thank you for the great...

Moto Vaquero,

I want thank you for the great report and mapping our ride :rofl going down on Tuesday and will be riding for 12 days. And yes, like the Oso group, we will be on 9xx's. It should be...
Forum: Ride reports 04-12-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 10,718
Posted By ktmnate
:clap :freaky:clap I love Baja!!!

:clap :freaky:clap

I love Baja!!!
Forum: Ride reports 04-09-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 10,718
Posted By ktmnate
You had me scared for a minute. We will be riding...

You had me scared for a minute. We will be riding that trail next week on KTM's. Then I remembered that I have the smaller 950 :D

Nate
Forum: Ride reports 04-08-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 10,718
Posted By ktmnate
Oh yea! This is good stuff. Great job on the...

Oh yea! This is good stuff. Great job on the report.
Forum: Ride reports 04-08-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 10,718
Posted By ktmnate
I have stayed at several places in BofLA and...

I have stayed at several places in BofLA and always end up going back to Costa Del Sol. Victoria always has the 2for1 margaritas. And if you like fish, you can get the Buffett. It's basically all...
Forum: Ride reports 04-05-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 10,718
Posted By ktmnate
Oh yea! One more week and I'll be on my way.

Oh yea! One more week and I'll be on my way.
Forum: Ride reports 03-30-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 686
Views: 112,879
Posted By ktmnate
We don't go down until April 15th the bikes are...

We don't go down until April 15th the bikes are ready. I could load and be out of the house in about 1 hour (and my wife knows it). I want to thank you and Moto Vaquero for all the hard work...
Forum: Ride reports 03-17-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 686
Views: 112,879
Posted By ktmnate
What? Nonsense? You had better put that...

What? Nonsense? You had better put that fortified grape juice down! You did an outstanding job. I need to write the CEO and CFO of WanCo Industries and tell them what a great job you did. Wait a...
Forum: Ride reports 03-17-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 686
Views: 112,879
Posted By ktmnate
This is really is an epic ride report. The...

This is really is an epic ride report. The riding as a group seemed to be well matched. But the report and the effort that went into it was just awesome.

I do have a question for the riders. ...
Forum: Ride reports 03-16-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 686
Views: 112,879
Posted By ktmnate
You guys were hauling a** leaving Mike's. ...

You guys were hauling a** leaving Mike's. :thumbup thats what I'm talking about. If it was 10 minutes between 41 and 42, total time from Mike's was around 20 minutes. Thats approximately a 60mph...
Forum: Ride reports 03-15-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 686
Views: 112,879
Posted By ktmnate
"Wait for it" you guys are messed up! Thats the...

"Wait for it" you guys are messed up! Thats the kind of stuff I do. Rules are that if someone goes down, take pictures, then help :rofl this is an awesome ride report.


@BigWan, advrockrider...
Forum: Ride reports 03-14-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 686
Views: 112,879
Posted By ktmnate
Great job on the reports. I can only imagine how...

Great job on the reports. I can only imagine how crazy things are at WanCo industries:rofl . And all your efforts are appreciated. When ever we meet, I will buy you a beer. That is if I make it...
Forum: Ride reports 03-12-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 686
Views: 112,879
Posted By ktmnate
Man this is a great report. I stayed at that...

Man this is a great report. I stayed at that pink motel about 10 years ago. Do they still have the hello kitty and mickey mouse bed sheets? I laugh every time i think about it. I had a cracked rib...
Forum: Ride reports 03-12-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 686
Views: 112,879
Posted By ktmnate
He is forcing me. Im glad you see it also...

He is forcing me. Im glad you see it also hahaha. I think i have watched your video's. 3-4 times each. Thanks again for all the work and motivation. Im in san Francisco today picking up parts. One...
Forum: Ride reports 03-10-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 686
Views: 112,879
Posted By ktmnate
Hahaha. That was me. I'm loving this report. I...

Hahaha. That was me. I'm loving this report. I have been away from advrider for almost a year and my buddy sent me a link. It brought me back. Your two-up on black bear/CDT was on of the last...
Forum: Ride reports 03-07-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 686
Views: 112,879
Posted By ktmnate
great warm up for our upcoming ride. It looks...

great warm up for our upcoming ride. It looks like we might even follow lots of your tracks. I'm loving your ride report. my only problem is beer. I have none.

what gearing were you running? ...
Forum: Thumpers 04-04-2013, 07:59 PM
Replies: 22,185
Views: 2,687,250
Posted By ktmnate
Hiya Ron, I still have the 950. It too is hard...

Hiya Ron, I still have the 950. It too is hard on tires as you know. The only tire I have been able to get 3k is the Dunlop 908. I just wish they were cheaper.


Nate
Forum: Thumpers 04-04-2013, 06:06 PM
Replies: 22,185
Views: 2,687,250
Posted By ktmnate
"O" Ring problems

I need some help. first a little background. I have always wanted an XR. about two years ago, I found a California plated XR for a good price (Thanks James at Renazco). The bike is a 2000. I...
Forum: Thumpers 05-03-2012, 09:15 PM
Replies: 22,185
Views: 2,687,250
Posted By ktmnate
I do use the plastic bottle or an aluminum can...

I do use the plastic bottle or an aluminum can trick. I still have to pull my skid plate. It obscures the drain. I usually don't have oil draining from the filter. That is if I drain the frame...
Forum: Thumpers 05-03-2012, 02:07 PM
Replies: 22,185
Views: 2,687,250
Posted By ktmnate
oil change goof!

I get the dip sh** award of the week. I was changing the oil on my KTM950 and decided to do the XR as well. It's been several months and about 1k miles. So I started with the drain in the case. ...
Forum: Thumpers 03-20-2012, 08:12 AM
Replies: 22,185
Views: 2,687,250
Posted By ktmnate
I am getting a Pirelli scorpion A/T for my...

I am getting a Pirelli scorpion A/T for my piggy's street wheels. I run them on the 950 and it does great. Not the greatest sand tire but it did much better than expected. And I got 3k miles on it....
Forum: Orange Crush 02-25-2012, 09:01 PM
Replies: 18,827
Views: 7,612,415
Posted By ktmnate
Welcome, and I can't wait to see what your...

Welcome, and I can't wait to see what your graphics look like.


Nate
Forum: Ride reports 02-24-2012, 09:15 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 16,363
Posted By ktmnate
Great review :thumb I did have a question...

Great review :thumb

I did have a question about using gasoline instead of white gas in that stove. Did you notice any difference? Was there ever any issues with the jets clogging?


Nate
Forum: Orange Crush 02-21-2012, 09:25 AM
Replies: 483
Views: 158,229
Posted By ktmnate
Not the most gnarley or technical. But its the...

Not the most gnarley or technical. But its the best I have for now. I really need a goPro. I did manage to get lost in Jawbone. I don't recomend a loaded 950 with scorpion rear in the deep sand. ...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-21-2012, 09:17 AM
Replies: 18,827
Views: 7,612,415
Posted By ktmnate
I had everything but the women: ...

I had everything but the women:
http://www.sacafamily.com/Motorcycles/Baja-Death-Valley-Feb-2012/i-SwBwktZ/0/M/IMAG0253-M.jpg

...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-21-2012, 08:13 AM
Replies: 18,827
Views: 7,612,415
Posted By ktmnate
http://www.sacafamily.com/Motorcycles/Baja-Death-V...

http://www.sacafamily.com/Motorcycles/Baja-Death-Valley-Feb-2012/i-gP7Wqkp/0/M/IMAG0245-M.jpg
Forum: Equipment 02-16-2012, 10:42 PM
Replies: 417
Views: 106,654
Posted By ktmnate
I mounted the front last week. It now has just...

I mounted the front last week. It now has just under 3k. I'm liking it. I tried it at 30 PSI and it sucked. I dropped the pressure to 25 and it was better than I expected. It handled pavement,...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-11-2012, 10:42 PM
Replies: 18,827
Views: 7,612,415
Posted By ktmnate
Hey, for those that have been watching the news...

Hey, for those that have been watching the news and are worried about Mexico. I decided to do a welfare check. All is good.
...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-11-2012, 10:01 AM
Replies: 18,827
Views: 7,612,415
Posted By ktmnate
I got the clutch sorted. Turned out it was...

I got the clutch sorted. Turned out it was installed incorrectly... I'm not sure why. I have owned it since new and have never been in there.


I did have some scoring on on of the steel...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-06-2012, 07:00 PM
Replies: 18,827
Views: 7,612,415
Posted By ktmnate
Well I got the clutch out. Doesn't look bad. I...

Well I got the clutch out. Doesn't look bad. I did have one scored disc. The friction plates were in good shape.
...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-06-2012, 12:01 AM
Replies: 18,827
Views: 7,612,415
Posted By ktmnate
I did do a service. Used the same oil that I...

I did do a service. Used the same oil that I have for the last 20k miles. I have also used the same oil in my XR with out issue.
Forum: Orange Crush 02-05-2012, 09:39 PM
Replies: 18,827
Views: 7,612,415
Posted By ktmnate
http://www.sacafamily.com/Motorcycles/misc-motorcy...

http://www.sacafamily.com/Motorcycles/misc-motorcycle/i-CK78krF/0/M/IMAG0173-M.jpg


Well I was headed for a solo Baja/Death Valley trip. I got about 175 miles before the clutch started slipping....
Forum: Thumpers 02-05-2012, 05:13 AM
Replies: 22,185
Views: 2,687,250
Posted By ktmnate
:thumb.

:thumb.
Forum: Orange Crush 02-02-2012, 12:09 AM
Replies: 18,827
Views: 7,612,415
Posted By ktmnate
Those are the sw motech bars. ...

Those are the sw motech bars.


http://www.twistedthrottle.com/trade/productview/397/204/


Nate
Forum: Orange Crush 01-31-2012, 02:09 PM
Replies: 18,827
Views: 7,612,415
Posted By ktmnate
Hey KTMNATE, the Canadian couple who run the San...

Hey KTMNATE, the Canadian couple who run the San Ignacio BandB are great and the breakfast is worth getting up early for.

Ride safe![/QUOTE]

Getting up early? Heck, for Terri's cooking, We...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-30-2012, 10:59 PM
Replies: 18,827
Views: 7,612,415
Posted By ktmnate
[QUOTE=warp9man;17870205]I agree, I had a 950 and...

[QUOTE=warp9man;17870205]I agree, I had a 950 and when it came time for a new bike I rode eveyting out there, I came back to my true love.. The Adventure. My son begged me for my old bike. We keep...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-28-2012, 05:02 AM
Replies: 18,827
Views: 7,612,415
Posted By ktmnate
:clap Well said! after 7 years, 3 countries,...

:clap
Well said! after 7 years, 3 countries, almost every western state and over 60k miles in every imaginable condition. She still rocks my world. I'm getting ready to head out on a Mexico and...
Forum: Thumpers 01-23-2012, 06:17 PM
Replies: 22,185
Views: 2,687,250
Posted By ktmnate
Nope! You're not the only one. Mine was $74. ...

Nope! You're not the only one. Mine was $74. Only I screwed up. I put the renewal on my bike and forgot about it. They charged me an additional $63 penalty. I guess that's my punishment for...
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2012, 04:10 PM
Replies: 22,185
Views: 2,687,250
Posted By ktmnate
I too use the Maxxima chain wax. I ride about...

I too use the Maxxima chain wax. I ride about 6-8k a year on everything from Baja to the OBCDT. I got about 10k on the chain that came on the bike. Currently have about 5k on a Ragina and have only...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-05-2012, 02:00 PM
Replies: 18,827
Views: 7,612,415
Posted By ktmnate
I hope you're ok :huh There has to be a...

I hope you're ok :huh

There has to be a story there :ear


Nate
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