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Forum: Thumpers 11-06-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 817
Posted By leanin
If it's as easy to tag a ktm in ks as it is in...

If it's as easy to tag a ktm in ks as it is in ok, don't count out the 450xcw. It's my favorite ktm dirt bike. I prefer it to the 500. But, I also prefer the 350 to the 500. If you can get to a ktm...
Forum: Ride reports 10-14-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 337
Views: 66,401
Posted By leanin
RE: 690 tire life

For TAT type riding, I'd put on a heidenau k60 rear tire. Mine have lasted more than twice as long as the mt21s and tkc80s I ran previously on the 690. I swapped to the k60 rear before the GDR, AZBDR...
Forum: Americas 10-10-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,541
Posted By leanin
I just finished the azbdr. I was prepared to go...

I just finished the azbdr. I was prepared to go alone. But, at the last minute highfive joined me. It's much more fun with a buddy, but I'd definitely go alone before not going at all. Just make sure...
Forum: Thumpers 10-09-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,787
Posted By leanin
Completely different bikes. If you can afford it,...

Completely different bikes. If you can afford it, get both.
Forum: Ride reports 10-09-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 12,083
Posted By leanin
No, I have other plans that weekend. Have fun!

No, I have other plans that weekend. Have fun!
Forum: Ride reports 10-09-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 337
Views: 66,401
Posted By leanin
Mine usually doesn't come on until 150. For TAT...

Mine usually doesn't come on until 150. For TAT type riding, mine and a buddy's usually get a little over 60mpg!
Forum: Ride reports 10-07-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 12,083
Posted By leanin
Thumb Great pictures!

One more thing, I have no idea how you took such amazing pictures. Every time I looked at your camera's display, all I could see was black!
Forum: Ride reports 10-07-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 12,083
Posted By leanin
You should! :D

You should! :D
Forum: Ride reports 10-07-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 12,083
Posted By leanin
Thumb Awesome Ride Report!

Scott, I'm lovin this ride report! You got some seriously good story-tellin skillz there partner. It certainly was a fantastic ride and I'm envious of your ability to communicate it thru pictures and...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-30-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 8,810
Views: 696,752
Posted By leanin
Thumb Re:moccasin gap in the rain

Bo, another great ride report! Thank-you very much for the expert guide service and excellent trip report. We had an absolute BLAST riding with you!!! I wish we could do it again this weekend. We...
Forum: Thumpers 01-29-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 1,147
Views: 181,401
Posted By leanin
If the current speedometer/hour meters are like...

If the current speedometer/hour meters are like the one on my '05. The hour meter starts keeping time when the tire moves, not necessarily when the motor is running. So, if the wheel sensor isn't...
Forum: Thumpers 01-03-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 19,414
Views: 2,200,748
Posted By leanin
FWIW the rockers and shaft on my 2013 with 6,000...

FWIW the rockers and shaft on my 2013 with 6,000 miles look like new.
Forum: Thumpers 12-28-2013, 06:23 AM
Replies: 19,414
Views: 2,200,748
Posted By leanin
You can buy sheets of it from Uni-Filter. Yes, I...

You can buy sheets of it from Uni-Filter. Yes, I oil it just like a regular air filter. Its just easier to work with because it is flat.
Forum: Thumpers 12-27-2013, 08:43 PM
Replies: 19,414
Views: 2,200,748
Posted By leanin
Trev, I did something similar using window screen...

Trev, I did something similar using window screen and air filter foam on top. It catches at least 95% of the dirt/dust and the flat foam is simple to clean/oil compared to the Uni-Filter which is a...
Forum: Thumpers 12-06-2013, 06:30 PM
Replies: 1,026
Views: 284,550
Posted By leanin
That's interesting that it hasn't damaged your...

That's interesting that it hasn't damaged your turn signal. I agree that the canister doesn't get that hot and can be touched with a bare hand. Its the hot exhaust blowing on the turn signal that...
Forum: Thumpers 12-06-2013, 03:46 PM
Replies: 1,026
Views: 284,550
Posted By leanin
Eh? The turn signal on my 2013 made it 5200 miles...

The turn signal on my 2013 made it 5200 miles with the stock thermo nuclear reactor. But within 200 miles an FMF Q4 had melted the bottom 1/3 of the turn signal. As mentioned above, the turn signal...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-22-2013, 08:23 PM
Replies: 484
Views: 46,694
Posted By leanin
Eakins, is Jan 1st when we'll be able to order...

Eakins, is Jan 1st when we'll be able to order the AZBDR map and DVD?
Forum: Thumpers 11-22-2013, 06:03 PM
Replies: 2,301
Views: 338,581
Posted By leanin
I had a 950 and now have a 690. It really...

I had a 950 and now have a 690. It really depends on what you want to do and where you want to ride. There's no doubt that the 950 is a much better hiway bike. But, for the riding I REALLY like, I...
Forum: Thumpers 11-11-2013, 02:56 PM
Replies: 1,138
Views: 152,586
Posted By leanin
SDD04, which dealer did you use? I'm in the...

SDD04, which dealer did you use? I'm in the Tulsa area and haven't taken the bike to a dealer yet and am not sure which I'd use if I really needed one.
Forum: Thumpers 11-11-2013, 08:32 AM
Replies: 1,138
Views: 152,586
Posted By leanin
Here are the values my 2013 came with: Top in...

Here are the values my 2013 came with:
Top in tuneecu 8.5 0.55v not touching throttle valve
Bottom in tuneecu 0 0.28v not touching throttle valve
Top in tuneecu 8.5 0.32v closing throttle...
Forum: Thumpers 11-05-2013, 10:24 AM
Replies: 2,301
Views: 338,581
Posted By leanin
I wonder whether the tuneecu software will work...

I wonder whether the tuneecu software will work with the new ride by wire. I'd sure hate to lose the ability to use tuneecu on the 690.
Forum: Thumpers 10-18-2013, 11:12 AM
Replies: 19,414
Views: 2,200,748
Posted By leanin
Your cleaning method sounds significantly easier...

Your cleaning method sounds significantly easier than the "spray cleaner". My concern would be whether the diesel or kerosene damaged the glue holding the pods together. Do you know if uni-filter...
Forum: Thumpers 10-18-2013, 11:02 AM
Replies: 19,414
Views: 2,200,748
Posted By leanin
Hmm, thinking about your question, I may've...

Hmm, thinking about your question, I may've misunderstood what you were asking. If you're concerned that the pre-filter will become clogged sooner because of it having less filter area than the dual...
Forum: Thumpers 10-18-2013, 10:56 AM
Replies: 19,414
Views: 2,200,748
Posted By leanin
No, its a pre-filter that lies on top of the...

No, its a pre-filter that lies on top of the uni-filter or stock filter, Its separated from the regular filter with a screen. I use the EVO cover also. Since the pre-filter is just a flat piece of...
Forum: Thumpers 10-18-2013, 09:45 AM
Replies: 19,414
Views: 2,200,748
Posted By leanin
I made a pre-filter using a flat sheet of uni...

I made a pre-filter using a flat sheet of uni foam and a screen to keep the stock filter from allowing dust in. It worked great and I didn't get any more dust past the stock filter. After replacing...
Forum: Thumpers 10-17-2013, 06:38 AM
Replies: 2,031
Views: 664,728
Posted By leanin
I used a sheet of aluminum to provide the backing...

I used a sheet of aluminum to provide the backing for the soft bags and to use as a place to bolt a tool tube and rotopax. A friend uses the Wolfman Expedition bags with the TT racks without a...
Forum: Thumpers 10-17-2013, 06:33 AM
Replies: 2,031
Views: 664,728
Posted By leanin
It wasn't my bike and I don't have any pics. I'm...

It wasn't my bike and I don't have any pics. I'm pretty sure the owner contacted RR when we got back from the trip to notify them of the problem.
Forum: Thumpers 10-17-2013, 06:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,727
Posted By leanin
I have many, many fond memories of the '73 Yamaha...

I have many, many fond memories of the '73 Yamaha CT175. My grand-dad rode one. I had the '73 Yamaha LT100. We used them like many ranchers used horses back then. The 175 was a MUCH better...
Forum: Thumpers 10-16-2013, 09:10 AM
Replies: 2,031
Views: 664,728
Posted By leanin
I don't think you'll need to modify the TT racks...

I don't think you'll need to modify the TT racks to be more robust than the RR. The TT has dual struts going to the peg mounts AND a strut connecting the racks in the back. On a recent trip to Moab...
Forum: Thumpers 10-15-2013, 12:11 PM
Replies: 19,414
Views: 2,200,748
Posted By leanin
I don't remember which country you are in, but,...

I don't remember which country you are in, but, you might look for a car radiator repair shop. Radiator repair technology(brazing/welding) has been around a long time. :) I've had friends take...
Forum: Thumpers 10-14-2013, 12:54 PM
Replies: 19,414
Views: 2,200,748
Posted By leanin
Good idea and thanks Uller!

Good idea and thanks Uller!
Forum: Thumpers 10-13-2013, 06:55 PM
Replies: 19,414
Views: 2,200,748
Posted By leanin
:clap

:clap
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 10-08-2013, 08:07 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 10,972
Posted By leanin
What a great weekend in Clayton! It had all the...

What a great weekend in Clayton! It had all the key ingredients of a great ride...dust, mud, heat, cold, rain, flats, bush whacking, getting lost, old friends, new friends, live music by a camp...
Forum: Thumpers 09-23-2013, 07:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,345
Posted By leanin
If you can find a new one for "9k and change",...

If you can find a new one for "9k and change", I'd agree. New ones can be hard to find. In early April this year, 2 friends gave up on ever receiving the ones they ordered in January. They called...
Forum: Thumpers 09-20-2013, 07:23 AM
Replies: 19,414
Views: 2,200,748
Posted By leanin
yes The KTM are just powdercoated TT...

yes


The KTM are just powdercoated TT racks. The KTM is made of stainless steel too.

yes
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 09-17-2013, 08:12 AM
Replies: 2,804
Views: 160,731
Posted By leanin
Tim, THANK-YOU so much for putting these rides...

Tim, THANK-YOU so much for putting these rides together and posting your tracks. I know it takes a lot of time and work. But, a lot of us really appreciated it. I'd sure like to buy you lunch the...
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2013, 10:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,503
Posted By leanin
Have you adjusted the rod that goes into the rear...

Have you adjusted the rod that goes into the rear master cylinder? If it doesn't have enough "slack", it won't let the brake fluid back into the master cylinder quick enough after releasing the...
Forum: Thumpers 09-06-2013, 03:21 PM
Replies: 1,138
Views: 152,586
Posted By leanin
That's what I'm following now. But, the write-up...

That's what I'm following now. But, the write-up is for an older model. I'm trying to find out if the values he shows for THAD and APAD are correct for the 2013. Have you used the values he shows...
Forum: Thumpers 09-06-2013, 10:44 AM
Replies: 1,138
Views: 152,586
Posted By leanin
Can anyone tell me the correct THAD and APAD...

Can anyone tell me the correct THAD and APAD values for a 2013 690? I've been thru this whole thread. Others have asked, but, there was never a reply.

Over the last 200 miles, my 2013 with 4400...
Forum: Thumpers 09-03-2013, 12:56 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 23,798
Posted By leanin
My stock 2013 690R starts in gear if the clutch...

My stock 2013 690R starts in gear if the clutch is pulled in and the kickstand is up. Some replacement clutch levers take away this capability.
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