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Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-16-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 897
Views: 114,645
Posted By Fast1
I'm sorry to mislead anyone.. it was just a...

I'm sorry to mislead anyone.. it was just a smart-ass remark since the 550 allows a zoom ratio of .8 miles while still allowing visibility of all small service roads. Alternatively the other...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-16-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 897
Views: 114,645
Posted By Fast1
Its called the zumo 550 mod.. I also haven't...

Its called the zumo 550 mod.. I also haven't figured out how to adapt that function to the 590.
Forum: 2 smokers 12-16-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 11,366
Posted By Fast1
Just toss it on a trailer and head for a week of...

Just toss it on a trailer and head for a week of riding in the dunes of Glamis and you will realize that it is "king" of all bikes (which you most likely know) in that environment.

I believe...
Forum: Thumpers 12-07-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,090
Posted By Fast1
I'm sure you are going to like that new bike... ...

I'm sure you are going to like that new bike...

Did the "S" version come geared with a 15/45 combo? Also what tires came on the bike?
Forum: Thumpers 11-27-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,090
Posted By Fast1
The internal gear box ratios on the FE501 are...

The internal gear box ratios on the FE501 are completely different the TE510. The FE has a significantly wider spread than the TE.

The 15/45 stock gear set on the FE501S will be miserable unless...
Forum: Thumpers 11-27-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 4,343
Views: 733,848
Posted By Fast1
The 630 is equipped with a coolant temp sensor...

The 630 is equipped with a coolant temp sensor that will put the bike in limp mode (so to speak)
if not within normal operating parameters. I'd skip the coolant temp sensor you purchased.

I...
Forum: Thumpers 11-27-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 4,343
Views: 733,848
Posted By Fast1
Yes, I had the power up installed before I left...

Yes, I had the power up installed before I left the dealer after purchase and before the first ride.
Forum: Ride reports 11-27-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,982
Posted By Fast1
excellent photos.. mud/clay in CO can be more of...

excellent photos.. mud/clay in CO can be more of an obstacle than one might think.. forced an unplanned overnight for me during the CO floods a few years back that I won't forget.
Forum: Thumpers 11-26-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,090
Posted By Fast1
Regear it with a 14/48 or 13/45 with stock chain...

Regear it with a 14/48 or 13/45 with stock chain and strengthen your grip
and set aside money for rear tires! :lol3

Congrats on the new bike.
Forum: Thumpers 11-26-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 4,343
Views: 733,848
Posted By Fast1
That Pirelli Scorp Pro is an excellent front...

That Pirelli Scorp Pro is an excellent front tire. Other choices would be a Michelin Desert or the GoldedTyre that Ziptye racing has. It is a bit wider and would help a heavier enduro float in the...
Forum: Thumpers 11-26-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 4,343
Views: 733,848
Posted By Fast1
I set the fueling with Ibeat at 108,108,116...

I set the fueling with Ibeat at 108,108,116 before I sold the bike. After my recent testing I'd change it to 102,105,116.


Never had a problem with the radiators when I owned it till 6200 miles....
Forum: Ride reports 11-16-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 15,419
Posted By Fast1
Another sweet day in the scenic West! Some...

Another sweet day in the scenic West!

Some good photos of the entire group this day.

Noticed in the videos that you tilt your right mirror up diagonally. Is that for an additional view back...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-13-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,029
Posted By Fast1
That sweet old Mac and the Rokon are my faves.....

That sweet old Mac and the Rokon are my faves.. nice photos
Forum: Road warriors 11-11-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 27,124
Posted By Fast1
The Rivale in charcoal grey? I agree 100%

The Rivale in charcoal grey? I agree 100%
Forum: Road warriors 11-09-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 27,124
Posted By Fast1
I heard this option adds 120lbs.. think it would...

I heard this option adds 120lbs.. think it would still be worth adding? :lol3

...
Forum: Thumpers 11-08-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 4,343
Views: 733,848
Posted By Fast1
yup.. that factory chain guide will most likely...

yup.. that factory chain guide will most likely have a bearing failure in anything resembling off-road.. at least mine did on my TE.
Forum: Thumpers 11-08-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 451
Posted By Fast1
http://a.mcdn.es/mnet/contents/media/husqvarna/701...

http://a.mcdn.es/mnet/contents/media/husqvarna/701_supermoto/1022646.jpg

http://a.mcdn.es/mnet/contents/media/husqvarna/701_supermoto/1022643.jpg
...
Forum: Thumpers 11-08-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 451
Posted By Fast1
Husqvarna 701 Supermoto

Could it be true?

http://www.cycleworld.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/Husqvarna-701-Supermoto_rear_right-590x393.jpg


...
Forum: Road warriors 11-07-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 4,205
Views: 688,406
Posted By Fast1
Those pics of the 14 and 15 make me want to move...

Those pics of the 14 and 15 make me want to move up to a Gen 3 from my 2010. Sharp looking bikes.
Forum: Thumpers 11-07-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 4,343
Views: 733,848
Posted By Fast1
naw.. he is just trying to show me he is capable...

naw.. he is just trying to show me he is capable of a few peak scrambles next summer with me.. non motorized travel!:lol3

Like this one
...
Forum: Ride reports 11-07-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 15,419
Posted By Fast1
That must have been the same herd that Dustin and...

That must have been the same herd that Dustin and I ran into a few days before you guys except those three guys on the horses were no where to be found!! :eek1 We both stood up on the pegs and...
Forum: Ride reports 11-06-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 15,419
Posted By Fast1
[QUOTE=DYNOBOB;25446675]Sept 14 - Day One -...

[QUOTE=DYNOBOB;25446675]Sept 14 - Day One - Rawlins to Hayden, CO.



Is that a pronghorn on the right just considering how it could take down all three riders with a quick move across the...
Forum: Ride reports 11-05-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 386
Views: 84,419
Posted By Fast1
I think I'd rather spend a cold night in the...

I think I'd rather spend a cold night in the desert than getting stuck in a blizzard while going over one of those passes in CO.. No easy task making a bike move uphill in snow and alone.. Well...
Forum: Ride reports 11-05-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 15,419
Posted By Fast1
Bob, I see you have a new member in the posse for...

Bob, I see you have a new member in the posse for this ride. Met you and the other two hombres down near those high peaks in southwestern CO a year ago or so. Wasn't it the making of the one and...
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 4,343
Views: 733,848
Posted By Fast1
It isn't the first time I've seen him do...

It isn't the first time I've seen him do something like this!

http://i139.photobucket.com/albums/q281/Fast1_photo/IMG_3433_zps0d8b0e04.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 11-03-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 4,343
Views: 733,848
Posted By Fast1
One last ride before the snow flies here in MN...

One last ride before the snow flies here in MN and WI

http://i139.photobucket.com/albums/q281/Fast1_photo/IMG_26111e_zps4dd2892c.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 11-03-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 897
Views: 227,998
Posted By Fast1
http://i139.photobucket.com/albums/q281/Fast1_phot...

http://i139.photobucket.com/albums/q281/Fast1_photo/IMG_26111e_zps4dd2892c.jpg (http://s139.photobucket.com/user/Fast1_photo/media/IMG_26111e_zps4dd2892c.jpg.html)
Forum: Thumpers 10-30-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,090
Posted By Fast1
Lets hope they did not use the KTM EXC left hand...

Lets hope they did not use the KTM EXC left hand switch gear which impedes proper clutch lever placement.
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-29-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,655
Posted By Fast1
Impressive to say the least. No wind protection...

Impressive to say the least. No wind protection and upright seating..wow.

How fast were you riding? Did you balance the wheel/tires?

What mpg did the bike get?


Just wondering to...
Forum: Thumpers 10-26-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 897
Views: 227,998
Posted By Fast1
Doing some riding recently with the nice weather ...

Doing some riding recently with the nice weather

http://i139.photobucket.com/albums/q281/Fast1_photo/IMG_0778_zpsed23d3e1.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 10-26-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 4,343
Views: 733,848
Posted By Fast1
Another good day of weather here in MN/WI with a...

Another good day of weather here in MN/WI with a high near mid 60's. The riding season is just about coming to an end up here in the northern mid-west.

Was out on the SMS630 today running part of...
Forum: Thumpers 10-24-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 4,343
Views: 733,848
Posted By Fast1
Nothing like a SMS630 in "super-moto heaven"! ...

Nothing like a SMS630 in "super-moto heaven"!

Did 250 miles of this stuff last weekend and again today in reverse direction.
...
Forum: Ride reports 10-24-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 33,720
Posted By Fast1
Likewise here in MN ..guys were going for the...

Likewise here in MN ..guys were going for the XCWs because with the KTM rebate you could pick one up for $7999 before tax/license and the EXC's were in the low 9's.
Forum: Ride reports 10-23-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 33,720
Posted By Fast1
What gearing (front/rear sprockets) were you...

What gearing (front/rear sprockets) were you running on the KTM for this route? Did you feel it was the correct gearing given the conditions?
Forum: Thumpers 10-22-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,090
Posted By Fast1
Some things I've noticed from my friends that...

Some things I've noticed from my friends that have 2014 500 EXCs and XCWs..

Differences on the FE vs XCW/EXC, slightly larger tank on FE (.3 gl) , rear subframe, linkage rear suspension, forks...
Forum: Thumpers 10-22-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,090
Posted By Fast1
haha.. my friend that owns a 500exc thinks white...

haha.. my friend that owns a 500exc thinks white is faster!! Acerbis plastic kits are less than $140

Really,, it depends on that all important back tire and whether there is any knob left on it...
Forum: Thumpers 10-22-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 4,343
Views: 733,848
Posted By Fast1
It that is the bike I previously owned (which I...

It that is the bike I previously owned (which I think it is), the sub-frame supports were installed after Chris "Browneye" personally made them for me. I also had the clutch washers replaced before...
Forum: Thumpers 10-22-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,090
Posted By Fast1
Who needs an "S" when you can have this? Get your...

Who needs an "S" when you can have this? Get your thoroughbred without a saddle and bridle, then build it for your use!

http://i139.photobucket.com/albums/q281/Fast1_photo/photo34_zpsc338e2c3.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 10-21-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 33,720
Posted By Fast1
Those guys on the ride with you are lucky to have...

Those guys on the ride with you are lucky to have such a skilled route planner.. I know I'd be pretty happy with the route you crafted. Then add skilled photography and video to boot!!
Forum: Thumpers 10-20-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 4,343
Views: 733,848
Posted By Fast1
One of the 630s in the photo is the SM version...

One of the 630s in the photo is the SM version and came with full white plastic. The other is a TE with black rimmed sumo wheels and replacement white tank panels.
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