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Forum: Canada 08-17-2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 952
Views: 38,446
Posted By Bike Nomad
Gentlemen I hope you have a wonderful adventure...

Gentlemen I hope you have a wonderful adventure in my homeland. I'm looking forward to the tales and pictures.

Some music to ease your passage tonight...

NSFW Good thing you aren't at work...
Forum: Canada 08-16-2014, 01:32 AM
Replies: 952
Views: 38,446
Posted By Bike Nomad
Canuman, which box is that you attached to the...

Canuman, which box is that you attached to the Moto Mule? Every one I've seen up till now the owners added an Action Packer. I like the addition of the trailer brake and turn signal lights.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-13-2014, 11:01 PM
Replies: 1,292
Views: 368,255
Posted By Bike Nomad
It's not the first time your daughter was on the...

It's not the first time your daughter was on the back of that bike though--lol.
Congrats on finally getting the bike back to your driveway. How far along is the second 950 AWD conversion? Do you...
Forum: Vendors 08-13-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 1,316
Views: 321,995
Posted By Bike Nomad
E-mail and PM sent. Please respond soon.

E-mail and PM sent. Please respond soon.
Forum: GPS Tracks - Alaska & Canada 07-29-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,489
Posted By Bike Nomad
Are you trying to get to the Sabena crash site?

Are you trying to get to the Sabena crash site?
Forum: GPS Tracks - Alaska & Canada 07-29-2014, 12:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,489
Posted By Bike Nomad
The Steel Bridge

If you are talking about what is locally known as "The Steel Bridge" that crosses the South West Gander River, it was still there summer of 2008. I have put out some feelers to determine if it is...
Forum: Thumpers 07-26-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 567
Views: 82,281
Posted By Bike Nomad
Thank you for the info. The article you...

Thank you for the info. The article you mentioned referred to the 300 not the 450. At the bottom of the article it states...

"So did Steve Christini, president of Christini Technologies Inc.,...
Forum: Equipment 05-30-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 2,044
Views: 608,931
Posted By Bike Nomad
I don't know about the fabrics/thread/materials...

I don't know about the fabrics/thread/materials used in the Motoport--but just as a heads up, the chlorine in pools tends to prematurely age fabrics (swimsuits, SCUBA gear, PFDs) with repeated...
Forum: Ride reports 05-25-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 35,718
Posted By Bike Nomad
[QUOTE=dogtiredRAT;24241879]I Left a message to...

[QUOTE=dogtiredRAT;24241879]I
Left a message to anyone following me that I had been there....
Forum: Thumpers 05-22-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 18,168
Views: 1,949,051
Posted By Bike Nomad
Thank goodness someone started another tire...

Thank goodness someone started another tire thread! :clap

It was mentioned in passing here within the last couple of months that there are a few tires that are half decent in mud. What were the...
Forum: Canada 05-22-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 725
Views: 96,161
Posted By Bike Nomad
I've heard of stories of people rafting down the...

I've heard of stories of people rafting down the Rio Grande, that had their raft hang up on rocks and they stepped out for a moment to push the raft off, then shortly there after get busted by the US...
Forum: Canada 05-22-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 725
Views: 96,161
Posted By Bike Nomad
, Gee, they must have made a special...

,

Gee, they must have made a special exception for me then the seven times I've brought my vehicle across the border from the US to Canada. Once for a period of 11.5 months. Unless the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 3,969
Views: 1,266,345
Posted By Bike Nomad
Congrats on your new bike!:clap

Congrats on your new bike!:clap
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 18,168
Views: 1,949,051
Posted By Bike Nomad
It makes riding the new 2014 a hole-y...

It makes riding the new 2014 a hole-y experience.:dllama
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 3,969
Views: 1,266,345
Posted By Bike Nomad
He should probably switch that cluster over to...

He should probably switch that cluster over to metric and get some km/h and klicks on his beastie! :wink::freaky Congrats on the new bike! :clap
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 18,168
Views: 1,949,051
Posted By Bike Nomad
+1

+1
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 1,939
Views: 611,925
Posted By Bike Nomad
Thanks Monterey_BS, Seth S and lightfighter for...

Thanks Monterey_BS, Seth S and lightfighter for the replies. I read through the analysis a few times and went back to have another look at the original picture with the pannier rack mod. It struck...
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 1,939
Views: 611,925
Posted By Bike Nomad
I do not see how shaun66's modification puts more...

I do not see how shaun66's modification puts more strain on the tank bolts. If anything, as far as I can see, his modification to the TT pannier racks would serve to isolate the force of the soft...
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2014, 02:29 AM
Replies: 429
Views: 130,662
Posted By Bike Nomad
I think I started reading this thread a long time...

I think I started reading this thread a long time ago but didn't keep up with it.
I started from the beginning again and found the above quotes amusing.

Might have been said as a bit of humor,...
Forum: Ride reports 05-20-2014, 12:32 AM
Replies: 336
Views: 35,718
Posted By Bike Nomad
No worries, I think drop bears are limited in...

No worries, I think drop bears are limited in range to the southern hemisphere. :evil

I managed to see Spinal Tap live in concert on July 1st 1992. It was promoting the release of their second...
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2014, 12:05 AM
Replies: 18,168
Views: 1,949,051
Posted By Bike Nomad
My question to the collective is if you do use...

My question to the collective is if you do use the motoman method to break in a bike *and* you choose to do so on a dyno--how many runs or how much dyno time would be needed to break in the bike in...
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2014, 12:05 AM
Replies: 18,168
Views: 1,949,051
Posted By Bike Nomad
:deal I've got a fairly high degree of...

:deal



I've got a fairly high degree of reading comprehension and from your initial post on the subject that is how I read it as well.

I think your initial question was a valid concern. I...
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 2,048
Views: 271,428
Posted By Bike Nomad
Or, if you don't want to wait you could click on...

Or, if you don't want to wait you could click on this

https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=wings+exhaust+ktm+690

Which has 11 different videos of KTM 690s with Wings exhausts, just on...
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2014, 01:06 AM
Replies: 18,168
Views: 1,949,051
Posted By Bike Nomad
This is an interesting one to view the inside of...

This is an interesting one to view the inside of the great orange womb.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tcpmi-H1dtA @ 3:56 you can see the guy putting a 990 on the dyno as part of the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-18-2014, 01:55 AM
Replies: 817
Views: 198,319
Posted By Bike Nomad
You are welcome and it is mentioned in the wiki ...

You are welcome and it is mentioned in the wiki
http://ktm690.info/index.php/Electrical

I think Gen's extra info should be added to the wiki entry as well.
Forum: Equipment 05-18-2014, 01:47 AM
Replies: 535
Views: 61,764
Posted By Bike Nomad
Revzilla is now predicting a mid-June shipping...

Revzilla is now predicting a mid-June shipping date.
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-18-2014, 12:34 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,053
Posted By Bike Nomad
Diesel fuel does not last forever...

Diesel fuel does not last forever http://withyou.cenex.com/blog/how-long-can-i-store-diesel-fuel/ :deal

Neither does two stroke fuel (fairly pure gasoline with 2 stroke oil pre-mixed in)--2 years...
Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 817
Views: 198,319
Posted By Bike Nomad
This makes for an interesting read on that topic...

This makes for an interesting read on that topic http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=653492

Apparently the KTM 690 uses an older generation technology for its R/Rs, and it is a known issue...
Forum: Canada 05-17-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 725
Views: 96,161
Posted By Bike Nomad
If you are living in the US, even temporarily, it...

If you are living in the US, even temporarily, it is no problem for a Canadian to drive a US registered vehicle into Canada--temporarily.
Forum: Ride reports 05-16-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 2,566
Views: 1,735,030
Posted By Bike Nomad
Macadam? I think there was some dirt involved as...

Macadam? I think there was some dirt involved as well! :rofl

Thank you once again auto-correct?
Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 18,168
Views: 1,949,051
Posted By Bike Nomad
What is DP?:ear

What is DP?:ear
Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 18,168
Views: 1,949,051
Posted By Bike Nomad
I'm thinking the fact that it is only happening...

I'm thinking the fact that it is only happening with a hot engine is worthy of note.

Have you checked the output on the regulator/rectifier?

You should have a look at/clean the air filter if...
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 18,168
Views: 1,949,051
Posted By Bike Nomad
Hence my advice "to see if they can *mail* it" ...

Hence my advice "to see if they can *mail* it" :deal:evil (might be too large or heavy? I'm not up on current size weight restrictions.)

I don't know about anyone else but I think of UPS/Fed...
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 18,168
Views: 1,949,051
Posted By Bike Nomad
I dunno, but as it is made in Canada, under NAFTA...

I dunno, but as it is made in Canada, under NAFTA there will not be any duty fees to pay to ship it to the US. Most Canadian companies will gladly ship to the US. See if they can mail it. Using...
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 2,048
Views: 271,428
Posted By Bike Nomad
It is in this very thread, post # 1083 ...

It is in this very thread, post # 1083

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=23943773&highlight=rotor#post23943773
Forum: Thumpers 05-13-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 18,168
Views: 1,949,051
Posted By Bike Nomad
I'm glad you mentioned that. On the KTM site I...

I'm glad you mentioned that. On the KTM site I linked above its the single tube version part # 76512*0*20000

On the KTM Parts website its the two tube version and is
part # 76512*9*20000

*...
Forum: Thumpers 05-13-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 18,168
Views: 1,949,051
Posted By Bike Nomad
Are you (or anyone reading this) certain the KTM...

Are you (or anyone reading this) certain the KTM ones are in fact stainless steel? :ear If I recall correctly years ago when they came out people were saying the KTM version was in regular steel. ...
Forum: Ride reports 05-13-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 3,618
Views: 1,676,383
Posted By Bike Nomad
Doesn't it damage the can if it is not repacked?...

Doesn't it damage the can if it is not repacked? I recall seeing the Wings guy going off on a consumer who had not repacked it, then was posting complaints about his can getting damaged.
Forum: Thumpers 05-13-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 1,939
Views: 611,925
Posted By Bike Nomad
Yes, they were discontinued awhile back. I read...

Yes, they were discontinued awhile back. I read one brief mention online that there was an issue between the retailer and the fabricator and they decided to stop offering the product--maybe?
Forum: Thumpers 05-13-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 18,168
Views: 1,949,051
Posted By Bike Nomad
I really like the look of those. Is the...

I really like the look of those. Is the altenator/left side cover missing the central hole to allow access to the bolt head--or is it me that is missing something? :ear
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