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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-18-2004, 04:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 940
Posted By mgmetalworks
Hella nice seat pics but... where's the wife...

Hella nice seat pics but...

where's the wife in the bikini?

I feel cheated.

:D

mg
Forum: Vendors 08-09-2004, 09:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,179
Posted By mgmetalworks
Great deal!

What a killer deal on an awesome helmet! I ordered a black XL on Thursday morning and got it on Saturday! That is great service!!!

Thanks Shelby!
MG
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-08-2004, 08:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 724
Posted By mgmetalworks
950 S Up for grabs

My almost new 950 S is up for grabs. Please someone make a good home for it. more info in the Flea market section.

mg
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-23-2004, 01:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,274
Posted By mgmetalworks
I'll all for meeting up with you guys. Anyone...

I'll all for meeting up with you guys. Anyone else?

C'mon over to the shop, show off your bike, swap ride routes...etc...

pm me if you're interested. if not, no worries...I'll see ya...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-22-2004, 02:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,274
Posted By mgmetalworks
Portland Oregon 950 Owners???

I was riding in SE Portland over the weekend and I saw a 950s just as hot and sexy but not nearly as loud as mine. :D Then yesterday I saw a 950 on Burnside. Over the past three weeks I've seen...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-17-2004, 04:15 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 10,272
Posted By mgmetalworks
I figured that since you guys complain so damn...

I figured that since you guys complain so damn much about the seat that you would all be old.

Hmmm...what do you know...looks to be true :D
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-11-2004, 10:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,524
Posted By mgmetalworks
Need help???

I sent you a PM with an offer for help. I'm in Hillsboro.

MG
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-22-2004, 11:28 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,114
Posted By mgmetalworks
OOOOOOO! A burnout....WOW! My pig Harley...

OOOOOOO! A burnout....WOW!
My pig Harley could do a burnout ....and my CBR 600 could do an even better burnout...Shit, even my Interceptor 500 could do a burnout. So whats your point???
...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-21-2004, 03:11 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,114
Posted By mgmetalworks
???

I haven't seen much mentioned about the price difference between the 950 and the GS. Its either because 1) you guys make so damn much money that a few thousand dollars doesn't matter to you or 2)...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-20-2004, 08:08 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,591
Posted By mgmetalworks
Portland, OR 950 S Owner

Hey guys,

I bought my Orange/Black 950 S in October. Sold my other bikes soon after that...

I saw two Orange/Black 950 S's one day and it happened to be a husband/wife team from Portland. Is...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-19-2004, 02:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 722
Posted By mgmetalworks
Rock On!

:thumb sweet! congrats on the new bike! I'm happy to hear that you got what you were looking for.

I'd be up for a ride! My shop is just down the street from Hillsboro Motorcycles. Bring...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-19-2004, 11:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 722
Posted By mgmetalworks
NW area 950 S buyers

Hey all,

I was at my local dealer buying a set of ProTapers and as of Saturday afternoon, Hillsboro Motorcycles (Hillsboro, OR) had a Big Blue GO!!!!!!!!! 950 S in the showroom. (I'm glad I got...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-20-2003, 06:04 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,763
Posted By mgmetalworks
look closely at the rear wheel of the Adventure. ...

look closely at the rear wheel of the Adventure. I think I see what was once spokes in the holes of the rear disc. It looks to be a decent photoshop chop though...

someone has some time on their...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-14-2003, 09:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,564
Posted By mgmetalworks
Adventure Prices

When I was shopping for my 950S I happened to catch a glimpse of my local dealers price list. On the list was the MSRP and the margin #'s right next to them.

The S had almost $2000 margin and the...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-30-2003, 04:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,058
Posted By mgmetalworks
Talking Sweet! it worked! Thanks! MG

Sweet! it worked!

Thanks!
MG
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-30-2003, 01:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,058
Posted By mgmetalworks
Question KTM 950 wheel size question

Hey guys,

When you turn on the key the digital speedo lights up and displays the wheel size for a second or two...it should read 21 but my display shows 19.

I've looked through the manual to...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-14-2003, 11:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 762
Posted By mgmetalworks
Looks good dude! I've had mine for about two...

Looks good dude!

I've had mine for about two weeks. I love it!

I wish I had longer legs though....stop and go traffic is a bitch.

Just a tip for you...Lots of throttle in 1st will send the...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-02-2003, 07:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,663
Posted By mgmetalworks
I used shippingmasters.com It was kind of...

I used shippingmasters.com

It was kind of crazy the way it worked... I got an email quote from shippingmasters.com and a reference number from them. I then had to call a place called Valley...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-01-2003, 07:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,663
Posted By mgmetalworks
I don't think I did too bad... From what I've...

I don't think I did too bad... From what I've read and heard anyway.


The dealer I bought my Adventure S from was Wilwert's Inc. in Dubuque, IA. (They had a non-S advertised for $10,300 on ebay...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-31-2003, 02:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,663
Posted By mgmetalworks
Talking First ride

Ok guys...now for the first ride report.

I have pictures of the new toy in my KTM folder on http://photos.yahoo.com/mgmetalworks

One word....Incredible!

I have only had the chance to ride...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-31-2003, 09:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,663
Posted By mgmetalworks
Talking It's Here!!!

Oh my God!! Its here....

taking pictures...

pre-ride checklist....

grabbing helmet....

what the hell am I doing at the computer!! Its here!!!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-31-2003, 07:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,663
Posted By mgmetalworks
no doubt!

unfortunately its only a short ride at lunch time then back to work. I'm hoping this Pacific NW weather holds up for two more days at the very least.... (I know, fat chance).

Its cold as hell...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-31-2003, 07:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,663
Posted By mgmetalworks
Talking Today Is The Day!!!!!

Sometime between 8am and 12pm today my new toy will arrive! :evil

Its been two long weeks of waiting, too many phone calls to count and one too many entries of tracking numbers but now the time...
Forum: Equipment 10-23-2003, 07:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 719
Posted By mgmetalworks
That is Wilwert's Inc.

That is the same dealer I bought my Adventure S from. Good people and great service. They did not hessitate a bit to work with me on the price for the S.... And they have been very good about me...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-18-2003, 09:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,796
Posted By mgmetalworks
Oops...Must have missed that dealer in my search....

Oops...Must have missed that dealer in my search. :(:

no big deal... I'm happy with the deal I got even though it does have to ship from half way across the country.

It comes to a point...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-18-2003, 07:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,796
Posted By mgmetalworks
No....you got it wrong...and I didn't really...

No....you got it wrong...and I didn't really explain very clearly either so we're even. :):

I was unable to find an Adventure S in Oregon, Washington, Idaho, etc.... I called about 20 dealers...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-17-2003, 09:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,796
Posted By mgmetalworks
Hillsboro Motorcycles (Honda, KTM, Suzuki,...

Hillsboro Motorcycles
(Honda, KTM, Suzuki, Kawasaki)
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-17-2003, 03:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,796
Posted By mgmetalworks
I got the big bad Orange Adventure S. I...

I got the big bad Orange Adventure S.

I did better on the price for the S than my local dealer wanted for the non-S. After the shipping, which looks like it will be ~$550, I still come in under...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-17-2003, 03:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,796
Posted By mgmetalworks
Talking GOT IT COMING!!!!

The deal is 99% done! I called this morning, verified the bike is there, then walked over the to bank and cut a cashier's check!

So...Now I have to:
-Wait for the dealer to receive my check via...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-16-2003, 10:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,796
Posted By mgmetalworks
Thanks for all the replies! Rock 'n' Roll!...

Thanks for all the replies!

Rock 'n' Roll! :drums

mg
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-16-2003, 08:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,796
Posted By mgmetalworks
The dealer claims that the silver panels are...

The dealer claims that the silver panels are painted and the orange panels are molded that color. Are the orange panels painted?

you tell me...I don't know. If you look at other KTMs their...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-16-2003, 06:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,796
Posted By mgmetalworks
Thanks!

Thanks for the info. I found a couple on there...at least they're only half way across the country instead of all the way across.

:):

mg
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-16-2003, 05:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,796
Posted By mgmetalworks
Question KTM 950 Adventure S Availability (NW USA)

Hi guys...first time poster, long time reader.

I have finally gotten to a place with my finances where I can afford to purchase a new KTM Adventure (or Adventure S). Now here's the dilema.

My...
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