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Forum: Orange Crush 09-07-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 483
Views: 160,193
Posted By Bartron
I just want to say that this thread made the...

I just want to say that this thread made the decision to leave BMW for KTM an easy one years ago. Love it.

(No intention of trolling here, just a satisfied 990 owner.)
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-07-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 515
Posted By Bartron
Maybe of little help but... I think I have a...

Maybe of little help but...

I think I have a f800gs fork seal (just one) that I can send out to you somewhere tomorrow as a last resort given customs OR if someone has one they can send to you, I...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-05-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 735
Posted By Bartron
I have a 2012 CD. You have options. 1. Your...

I have a 2012 CD. You have options.

1. Your mac can access the files on the CD as individual PDF's. The PDF linking from the master "home page" won't work but a PDF is a PDF is a PDF so you can...
Forum: Vendors 08-30-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,560
Posted By Bartron
Are these still in production? Looks like a great...

Are these still in production? Looks like a great product with nice finish.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-27-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,925
Posted By Bartron
Thanks for the kind words! I had a Katadyn...

Thanks for the kind words!

I had a Katadyn water filter with me just in case because you never know.

The InReach is not cheap but you can pause the subscription over the winter for like five...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-27-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,925
Posted By Bartron
Many many many thanks!

On behalf of myself and my wife, I would like to thank each and everyone of you for reading this thread and contributing.

I am back from the wilderness of the OBDR and did end up buying a new...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-19-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,925
Posted By Bartron
not sure what made it happen!

For those of you looking for updates, called just about every name/number mentioned (BTW thank you!) and finally a ranger drove by and he flagged him down. Not sure if it was because I had talked to...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-19-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,925
Posted By Bartron
battery working!

Thanks all for the help. He now has a boost and is on his way. Cheers!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-19-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,925
Posted By Bartron
Thanks

I've tried the rangers but they said they cannot help. They recommended finding a tow truck to go and give him a boost. Now I am trying to find one in the area. Any suggestions? His buddies do not...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-19-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,925
Posted By Bartron
Thank you

I have absolutely no idea how to use this site and am lucky that I guessed his password!! If anyone can move this thread to a more appropriate area of this website I would be very grateful! Thank you!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-19-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,925
Posted By Bartron
***RESOLVED*** Help. My husband is stranded in Oregon

I apologize for this message but I'm at a loss for what else to do. My hubby is riding by himself in Oregon trying to meet up with his buddies and now is off road somewhere (coordinates 44.9155...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-17-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 803
Posted By Bartron
Thanks guys. As anxious as I am to get...

Thanks guys.

As anxious as I am to get started, I'll wait on the mail again tomorrow. Apparently there may be brake related issues without that spacer fitting properly.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-17-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 803
Posted By Bartron
Stranded in civilization: HELP with rear hub

Guys,

I have a brand new Woody's rear RAD hub BUT am missing the machined adaptor to replace the original KTM one. The difference between the two is the RAD one needs to have a larger OD. I...
Forum: Vendors 07-21-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 3,108
Views: 541,494
Posted By Bartron
Hi Woody, Sent you an email at your yahoo...

Hi Woody,

Sent you an email at your yahoo address.

Looking forward to it.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-18-2013, 08:42 AM
Replies: 2,643
Views: 289,589
Posted By Bartron
Tires

Forgot to mention that all the bike shops we came across were closed Sunday and Monday. Just an FYI for tire planning.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-16-2013, 02:19 PM
Replies: 2,643
Views: 289,589
Posted By Bartron
A couple basterds and I did the route last week...

A couple basterds and I did the route last week in 3.5 days North to South as we were a bit pushed for time. We had no unexpected closures and used the Beehive reservoir route.

Ran into a few...
Forum: Canada 08-02-2013, 05:39 PM
Replies: 3,292
Views: 649,945
Posted By Bartron
Touched base with Deadly. He's gonna make that a...

Touched base with Deadly. He's gonna make that a tech section.

I'll post pics late next week.

B
Forum: Canada 08-02-2013, 03:15 PM
Replies: 3,292
Views: 649,945
Posted By Bartron
Grey Creek Pass

We just did Grey Creek pass. The TCAT 2.8 routed us over the old grey creek pass by the power line. Half way through it there's a deep v-shaped creek crossing full of large rocks. We passed on that...
Forum: Ride reports 07-31-2013, 06:24 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 64,653
Posted By Bartron
Unreal ride and great storytelling taking us...

Unreal ride and great storytelling taking us through your adventures!

We are planning on doing the PCQ North from Oregon/Washington to Canada. Did you come across any other obstacles aside from...
Forum: Ride reports 07-27-2013, 12:28 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 166,821
Posted By Bartron
Looking to do the WABDR and take the PCQ back...

Looking to do the WABDR and take the PCQ back north from the Oregon/Washington border. Anyone do this recently? Any suggestions?

I can't imagine the incredible amount of work that went into this,...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-18-2013, 05:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,230
Posted By Bartron
Hi Martin and company, I've done a...

Hi Martin and company,

I've done a combination of T2 in the past and it was awesome. In a couple weeks I'm considering doing T3 with a buddy on our 990s. Can anyone advise if the route is open?...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-19-2013, 05:49 PM
Replies: 10,766
Views: 2,268,752
Posted By Bartron
My first thought was to protect the injectors by...

My first thought was to protect the injectors by placing the filter as close to them as possible. I don't have anything novel to protect the fuel pump. Would be easy to place a filter on the cross...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-16-2013, 09:20 PM
Replies: 10,766
Views: 2,268,752
Posted By Bartron
Realized that my dealer, whom I paid to do the...

Realized that my dealer, whom I paid to do the de-smogging, did nothing besides putting the blanking plates on. Boo!

So I did the SAS and canisterectomy thanks to the HOW and installed a Golan...
Forum: Vendors 10-18-2012, 09:00 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,625
Posted By Bartron
Been following you guys since the beginning....

Been following you guys since the beginning. Great production value and ideas.

Love the inclusion of a moto in there.

Even my wife will sit down and watch it with me. Awesome!

PS. Wonder...
Forum: Racing 10-04-2012, 08:45 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 38,826
Posted By Bartron
Jimmy, Any word on bike rentals?

Jimmy,

Any word on bike rentals?
Forum: Thumpers 09-20-2012, 06:12 PM
Replies: 7,467
Views: 1,513,169
Posted By Bartron
Ignition delete

Has anyone relocated their ignition or replaced it with a switch?

The current position is a bit vulnerable to branches and errand shrubbery.

BTW. I've got the X-bushing ordered to lower the...
Forum: Racing 09-10-2012, 09:07 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 38,826
Posted By Bartron
PM sent as well. Stoked!

PM sent as well. Stoked!
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2012, 08:24 PM
Replies: 7,467
Views: 1,513,169
Posted By Bartron
Vortex Update 350 EXC

Installed the Vortex unit for two days of dirtbiking this weekend in the Alberta outback. Still running stock exhaust as replacement not here yet. Stock air filter. Re-geared to 13-52.

Terrain was...
Forum: Vendors 09-09-2012, 08:15 PM
Replies: 1,499
Views: 185,678
Posted By Bartron
Just a note to say I used the Kriega 15 backpack...

Just a note to say I used the Kriega 15 backpack this weekend for some dirt biking. The hydration system was great, I had no idea the pack was even there as there was no side to side slop and it did...
Forum: Thumpers 09-07-2012, 11:57 AM
Replies: 7,467
Views: 1,513,169
Posted By Bartron
Has anyone installed either the Kriega rear haul...

Has anyone installed either the Kriega rear haul loop or the new alloy/web loop inserts into their fenders? I'm looking for creative ideas about placement.
Forum: Canada 09-04-2012, 11:18 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 40,479
Posted By Bartron
Used this recently for American Netflix. Who...

Used this recently for American Netflix. Who would have thunk it.
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2012, 09:33 PM
Replies: 7,467
Views: 1,513,169
Posted By Bartron
You are connected! Thanks Mudguts,...

You are connected!

Thanks Mudguts, fortunately I've got a 350 and was able to order the Vortex. I hang out here because so much stuff is transferrable between the bikes. I can only imagine what a...
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2012, 06:50 PM
Replies: 7,467
Views: 1,513,169
Posted By Bartron
Vortex

FYI, Vortex has a CDI unit available for the 350 EXC-F through KTM Twins.

It's a bit hard to find on the site as it's under the 690 version and for engine type you choose the 350 EXC-F....
Forum: Thumpers 08-23-2012, 06:18 PM
Replies: 7,467
Views: 1,513,169
Posted By Bartron
Has anyone tried to see how far they can get with...

Has anyone tried to see how far they can get with the TuneECU software? The 690 crowd can swap maps at will. I've lent my cable to an inmate so can't try it. Same KTM plug as for the 690.
Forum: Thumpers 08-20-2012, 09:01 PM
Replies: 7,467
Views: 1,513,169
Posted By Bartron
Got the little brother here, 350 EXCF. Putting on...

Got the little brother here, 350 EXCF. Putting on the XCW gearing but am trying to sort out the ECU. Lots have commented that their dealers were willing to throw the EU XCW map on their bikes. My...
Forum: Racing 08-12-2012, 07:23 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 38,826
Posted By Bartron
As a complete noob to racing with lots of dreams...

As a complete noob to racing with lots of dreams and little for experience, this is an amazing way to learn the ropes. Please keep us updated about whatever dates you're thinking of Jimmy. I, and...
Forum: Racing 08-12-2012, 03:42 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 38,826
Posted By Bartron
With the lack of winter down there, I'm waiting...

With the lack of winter down there, I'm waiting for some sessions while it's cold and snowy up in the North.

Are there suggestions for bike equipment, range, etc?

Keet it going JL!
Forum: Thumpers 07-07-2012, 06:29 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 47,283
Posted By Bartron
Hey Man, we did try them out. The guys report...

Hey Man, we did try them out. The guys report smoother initial throttle action, strong low-end but with some loss of top-end. I guess that would be a compromise between usability and raw top-end race...
Forum: Thumpers 03-20-2012, 08:43 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 47,283
Posted By Bartron
Update

I'm in the midst of some seriously-mindbending study. It's been like that for months now hence the lack of updates. Updates should start up again mid to late April and really hit full swing mid June....
Forum: Thumpers 01-17-2012, 08:21 PM
Replies: 18,938
Views: 2,095,848
Posted By Bartron
Thanks Mudders! I'm stoked.

Thanks Mudders! I'm stoked.
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