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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-06-2012, 09:46 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 11,013
Posted By PopsicleMonkey
40 MPH is pretty fast. I am sure if the Jeep was...

40 MPH is pretty fast. I am sure if the Jeep was going 20 you would not have hesitated and made the pass. If your cruising at 60-70 you could just go right around him before he knew what happened....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-04-2012, 10:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,741
Posted By PopsicleMonkey
Pink 950? Hot girl? That's awesome. I don't...

Pink 950? Hot girl?
That's awesome. I don't care which team she plays for.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-04-2012, 10:42 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 11,848
Posted By PopsicleMonkey
+1 for disappointed. There are lots of bikes on...

+1 for disappointed. There are lots of bikes on the market with adventuresque looks. Why compete with that? I think KTM should stick with awesome off-road and and reasonable on road ability.

Sent...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-21-2012, 07:34 PM
Replies: 14,914
Views: 1,151,526
Posted By PopsicleMonkey
:lol3 Yours has ABS ? It is saving your life...

:lol3 Yours has ABS ? It is saving your life man !!! You will be dead in a week without it.... :rofl
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-21-2012, 01:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,545
Posted By PopsicleMonkey
I don't know if harder is the right word. The...

I don't know if harder is the right word. The 950se feels 100lbs lighter. (I don't imagine it is.) The steering and geometry are more nimble. The adv has slower more stable feel to it. Although, I...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 09-21-2012, 09:08 AM
Replies: 6,782
Views: 1,635,349
Posted By PopsicleMonkey
Sorry to offend... I don't think our opinions are...

Sorry to offend... I don't think our opinions are far off from each other. My word choice is not the best. I know it is a business and I know it will grow their market segment. It is also a good...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 09-21-2012, 03:57 AM
Replies: 6,782
Views: 1,635,349
Posted By PopsicleMonkey
I think it is sad to see KTM build bikes to...

I think it is sad to see KTM build bikes to compete with other brands rather than build bikes to compete. Sure I know it is a business and they are out to make some money. I am sure they will sell a...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-20-2012, 08:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,545
Posted By PopsicleMonkey
So that is + 4 for "you should ride some place...

So that is + 4 for "you should ride some place else". I think that is good advice.

Yeah I was thinking of ordering a 16 and 17 front and 45 rear so I could swap the front sprocket as...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-19-2012, 10:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,545
Posted By PopsicleMonkey
Left Hand Canyon on 950 adv ?

http://popsiclemonkey.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/MiscKTM/25472391_DqJMQr#!i=2098318919&k=RLpS45P
just a query....

I bought a 04 950 Adventure S a few weeks ago. I am not new to KTM, or off...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-19-2012, 09:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,417
Posted By PopsicleMonkey
+1 on Lake City. I think that is the best place...

+1 on Lake City. I think that is the best place in Colorado- very low key. The town is little touristy, but very local. It is what all Colorado towns used to be. The food is not so good, but if you...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-19-2012, 09:00 AM
Replies: 1,485
Views: 105,843
Posted By PopsicleMonkey
Great post dredman. I could not agree more. ...

Great post dredman. I could not agree more. Rider practice, training and safety awareness is very important. If you you don't have that, no amount of gear will save you. If you do have this, the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-17-2012, 09:01 AM
Replies: 1,485
Views: 105,843
Posted By PopsicleMonkey
bighairless, Your right. The right thing...

bighairless,

Your right. The right thing to do is wear all the gear every time. I think that is good policy. :1drink And rides close to home are the most likely places to have accidents. I...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-16-2012, 11:41 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,892
Posted By PopsicleMonkey
+1 on the WD40, I have been using it for years....

+1 on the WD40, I have been using it for years. (or Triflow). I think for modern x-ring chains, chain lube is a scam. When you use that sticky stuff that "won't fly off" all you do is glue sand...
Forum: Ride reports 09-16-2012, 10:51 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,372
Posted By PopsicleMonkey
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-16-2012, 10:48 PM
Replies: 1,485
Views: 105,843
Posted By PopsicleMonkey
I am not much of a "poster", but I have to speak...

I am not much of a "poster", but I have to speak up on this one....

Bicyclists are insane. :eek1 Both my father in law and brother in law have been to the emergency room several times in the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-16-2012, 09:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,976
Posted By PopsicleMonkey
I agree, I think there is $4500 worth of parts in...

I agree, I think there is $4500 worth of parts in 20 different sales. (PIA)

You are asking more than that so I don't think parting out will work.

However, if you really wanted it gone...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-26-2008, 05:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 789
Posted By PopsicleMonkey
I dunno if any bike is actually faster with a...

I dunno if any bike is actually faster with a load muffler off road. It might be measureable in a straight drag race, but otherwise I don't think it makes a bit of difference. What does the loud...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-25-2008, 07:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,445
Posted By PopsicleMonkey
I don't live in Boulder anymore. Well, not only...

I don't live in Boulder anymore. Well, not only for the parking problems, but for other similar ones. I couldn't agree more. If parking is such a problem then why not promote motorcycles? Let...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-20-2007, 10:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,082
Posted By PopsicleMonkey
A steering dampner keeps the bars from being...

A steering dampner keeps the bars from being ripped from you hands at high speed off road from obstacles (whoops, rocks, logs, etc...). Also keeps a straight keel on soft terrain with less effort at...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-20-2007, 09:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,213
Posted By PopsicleMonkey
Brake fluid ?:huh Rear drive ?:huh Fork seals ?...

Brake fluid ?:huh Rear drive ?:huh Fork seals ? :huh Ahh.... it is a motorcycle not a mars lunar lander. Get over it...

<mine has 18k , bought 2 years ago with 5k, really no problems.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-18-2007, 08:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,760
Posted By PopsicleMonkey
I too rode Japanese bikes for 20 years. Funny...

I too rode Japanese bikes for 20 years. Funny thought I have mostly driven BMW cars. :huh i rode with a few people on BMW's,but they seemed so slow, and emotionless, but ultra reliable. My friend...
Forum: Thumpers 11-07-2007, 09:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,706
Posted By PopsicleMonkey
Wink I have an 01 520. Well, riding with the...

I have an 01 520.

Well, riding with the 200's is not a problem. Really, you can do anything they can. But, long distance ?:huh 30 miles of pavement at 60 MPH is all I am willing to sign up for. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-04-2007, 04:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,091
Posted By PopsicleMonkey
Wicked I paid $9000 for for my 2001 three years ago with...

I paid $9000 for for my 2001 three years ago with 5k on the clock. It's pretty well decked out. I think $9400 is a little much unless it comes with every aftermarket gimzo and accessory you could...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-04-2007, 04:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 611
Posted By PopsicleMonkey
Talking Banjax, has it right. Check the paralever, make...

Banjax, has it right. Check the paralever, make sure there is no play side to side in the rear wheel and it is not leaking anywhere. The ABS is a PIA if does not work. The red idiot light should be...
Forum: Thumpers 05-11-2007, 10:13 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 36,062
Posted By PopsicleMonkey
Eh? Err ahh... passenger on a 450exc??? :huh Nooo,...

Err ahh... passenger on a 450exc??? :huh Nooo, no, you have the wrong bike. The 450 is a great off road bike. In fact I would warrant to say it is the best off road bike.:lol3 An analogly : KTM...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-19-2005, 09:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,317
Posted By PopsicleMonkey
You guys are tough..... NO riding the bike ? I...

You guys are tough..... NO riding the bike ? I alway like to ride a bike before I buy it. I think it depends on the guy, you have be a little vigilant, I mean you have to use some common sense. ...
Forum: Thumpers 09-19-2005, 08:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,575
Posted By PopsicleMonkey
Laugh I recently own a an 86 Husky 430 wr. I bought...

I recently own a an 86 Husky 430 wr. I bought it 'cause it looked like fun, I needed a buddy bike, and it was cheap. :D Huskys are the Mercedes Benz of dirt bikes, they are very well enginered,...
Forum: Equipment 09-16-2005, 04:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 895
Posted By PopsicleMonkey
I think the only thing that is particularly...

I think the only thing that is particularly fragile is the hard drive. I have had to replace several hard drives over the years and I think it is due to the vibration. I used to make detailed...
Forum: Ride reports 09-14-2005, 03:00 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,978
Posted By PopsicleMonkey
1300 miles in a day on a GS..... wow, your...

1300 miles in a day on a GS..... wow, your tougher than I am.:gun1

Maybe that isn't saying much ......:D
Forum: Road warriors 09-14-2005, 01:11 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,587
Posted By PopsicleMonkey
No ,I don't and I would expect the plugging of a...

No ,I don't and I would expect the plugging of a tire would cause the tire to fail in itself. I would rather expect the tire to leak, slowly or suddenly. The loss of pressure while riding 80...
Forum: Road warriors 09-14-2005, 12:12 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,587
Posted By PopsicleMonkey
Eek Plug a motorcycle tire ? :eek1 Your...

Plug a motorcycle tire ? :eek1

Your all crazy .... :loco

Not that I am the plugging expert of all time, but I have spent a many a teenage year fixing tires in a tire shop. So, plugs...
Forum: Thumpers 09-14-2005, 10:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,150
Posted By PopsicleMonkey
I have used engine ice in a few dirt bikes. It...

I have used engine ice in a few dirt bikes. It actually works suprising well and has no ill effects. It certainly won't fix a cooling system but it will run cooler. I think all it does is change...
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