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Forum: Orange Crush Today, 03:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 388
Posted By Orangecicle
Stock Scorpions shimmy like crazy on deceleration...

Stock Scorpions shimmy like crazy on deceleration once they are worn. If you are on stock Scorps, try a different tire. I run a Pirelli Rally up front and a Mefo Super Explorer on the rear. The...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States Today, 03:35 AM
Replies: 5,871
Views: 340,773
Posted By Orangecicle
I remember that place. I crashed there. :lol3

I remember that place. I crashed there. :lol3
Forum: Orange Crush Yesterday, 04:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 345
Posted By Orangecicle
Same thing happened to me a few years ago coming...

Same thing happened to me a few years ago coming down off of Mt. Evans in Colorado headed to Idaho Springs. We were two-up coming down and got stuck behind a slow Land Rover, so I was on the rear...
Forum: Orange Crush Yesterday, 03:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 357
Posted By Orangecicle
+1. Good advice all around. Water in the...

+1. Good advice all around. Water in the overflow tank may go up and down as the engine heats and cools, but you should not see a consistent drop in coolant levels. Coolant can go three places --...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-17-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 556
Views: 70,972
Posted By Orangecicle
Next in the B.D.R series - COBDR

TEXASELVIS, I think there are questions of degree here. I like standing, but there is "standing" with knees about locked, and then there are lots of degrees between that and sitting. I "stand" when...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-16-2014, 05:08 AM
Replies: 418
Views: 87,877
Posted By Orangecicle
Scooter_noob in Creston, Iowa. ...

Scooter_noob in Creston, Iowa.

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5558/14987805260_e7c5ebee61_z.jpg
Forum: Orange Crush 09-15-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 416
Posted By Orangecicle
Consider installing a Scott's Stainless oil...

Consider installing a Scott's Stainless oil filter. They won't plug like the paper filter will. Switching to the Scotts rules out one possible cause of low oil pressure.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-14-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 7,185
Views: 2,404,064
Posted By Orangecicle
Shhhhh. Goats sleeping

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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-14-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 5,871
Views: 340,773
Posted By Orangecicle
No riding last night . . . and no northern...

No riding last night . . . and no northern lights. Just clouds and stars.

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3905/15048465068_c380e60df3_b.jpg
...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-13-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 5,871
Views: 340,773
Posted By Orangecicle
:rofl ...

:rofl
http://recon-design.nl/temp/motor/adv_vs_gs_03.gif
Forum: Orange Crush 09-13-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 615
Posted By Orangecicle
I run a Pirelli Rally front and the Mefo SE rear....

I run a Pirelli Rally front and the Mefo SE rear. I ride a lot of gravel and dirt, so I need somewhat of a knobby up front. The Pirelli actually holds up very well, even when running for extended...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-13-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 2,053
Views: 550,814
Posted By Orangecicle
My friend Jaime at Creston, Iowa

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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-13-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 10,946
Posted By Orangecicle
My friend Jaime in the Loess Hills

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5575/15224759992_fa1882ca4a_b.jpg
Forum: Orange Crush 09-13-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 353
Posted By Orangecicle
I used this fender in black on my bike. They...

I used this fender in black on my bike. They make a version in blue: http://www.polisport.com/motorbikes/produtos.php?ID=554
...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-13-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 5,871
Views: 340,773
Posted By Orangecicle
The danged rear carb jumped off it's boot. :lol3

The danged rear carb jumped off it's boot. :lol3
Forum: Orange Crush 09-12-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 807
Posted By Orangecicle
Yup, that's it! :D

Yup, that's it! :D
Forum: Orange Crush 09-12-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 807
Posted By Orangecicle
I don't have a picture of mine that I know of,...

I don't have a picture of mine that I know of, but K&N makes a little filter that fits perfectly into that hose, and mine is zip tied up behind the computer. Mine is an early 2004 bike that does not...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-12-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 5,871
Views: 340,773
Posted By Orangecicle
Ha! :dhorse :lol3

Ha! :dhorse :lol3
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-12-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 5,871
Views: 340,773
Posted By Orangecicle
You've got the right bike for it. What part are...

You've got the right bike for it. What part are you going to? I know some good bits outside of Golden if interested.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-12-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 5,871
Views: 340,773
Posted By Orangecicle
F___in' hell. <iframe...

F___in' hell.

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Forum: Orange Crush 09-10-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,848
Posted By Orangecicle
I have Gobis. They came with my bike when I got...

I have Gobis. They came with my bike when I got it in 2010.

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5346/8952891157_06bbc60c37_c.jpg

They are terrible for off-road. They are too, too wide. When I...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-09-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 483
Views: 158,218
Posted By Orangecicle
Well, we decided to not rock the mighty on this...

Well, we decided to not rock the mighty on this one. :lol3 The climb up the bank was about a foot deep in mud and about a 20% grade. :huh
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-07-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 7,185
Views: 2,404,064
Posted By Orangecicle
Signs of joy

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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-07-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 5,871
Views: 340,773
Posted By Orangecicle
Day Trippin'

Spent a great day with Scooter_noob.

We hit a few B Roads:

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3857/15171452221_2e677dd969_b.jpg

I tried to talk Jaime into this water crossing, but he talked me...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-07-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 5,871
Views: 340,773
Posted By Orangecicle
Not today . . . . Scooter_noob convinces me we...

Not today . . . . Scooter_noob convinces me we should try this another day. http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/09/08/u4egy4u5.jpg
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-06-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 5,871
Views: 340,773
Posted By Orangecicle
Riiiiiiight. I need that like I need a hole in my...

Riiiiiiight. I need that like I need a hole in my head. :lol3

<iframe width="853" height="480" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/Tm0jK_DqRFE" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-06-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 5,871
Views: 340,773
Posted By Orangecicle
Ha! The 450s would be at the first turn, and the...

Ha! The 450s would be at the first turn, and the KTM would still be digging a trench at the start line. :)
Forum: Equipment 09-06-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,707
Posted By Orangecicle
I discovered this program through the Iowa DOT. ...

I discovered this program through the Iowa DOT. I asked staff there if it was possible to get GPS tracks for dirt roads in the state (B roads). Iowa DOT maps are available in PDF format by county,...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-06-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 5,871
Views: 340,773
Posted By Orangecicle
Iowa mapping solution

I ran across something interesting dealing with mapping of Iowa backroads today, so I thought I'd pass it along.

I got the notion to ask a guy at DOT if it was possible to get a geo-located copy...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-06-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,034
Posted By Orangecicle
This is a good candidate for a permanent sticky...

This is a good candidate for a permanent sticky at the top of Orange Crush! :D

http://i3.cpcache.com/product/728761644/motocross_my_other_woman_is_a_ktm_sticky_notes.jpg?height=225&width=225
Forum: Orange Crush 09-06-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 299
Posted By Orangecicle
Ignition Switch Rehab (950 ADV)

Thought I'd post a couple of pictures of the ignition switch rehab I did a couple of days ago.

Here's the ignition switch, easily accessed just by removing the right side cowling.
...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-05-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 207
Posted By Orangecicle
Stupid tach question - 2005 950 ADV

Had a problem starting yesterday. It turned out to be the typical ignition switch corrosion issue. After I fixed that, I noticed that when I turn the key, the instrument panel lights up but the tach...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-02-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,336
Posted By Orangecicle
:thumb You won't be sorry.

:thumb You won't be sorry.
Forum: Orange Crush 09-02-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,200
Posted By Orangecicle
There is logic to this approach, as MANY twin...

There is logic to this approach, as MANY twin components are found on KTM thumper platforms. Good to keep all of the orange in in one place.
Forum: Vendors 09-02-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 1,354
Views: 165,654
Posted By Orangecicle
I don't know if this would work for you, but here...

I don't know if this would work for you, but here is what I did to my 950 Adventure headlight assembly:

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5596/14633408084_2ac581232e_b.jpg

I just cut the back of...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-02-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 904
Posted By Orangecicle
I would find something like this product for...

I would find something like this product for under the seat. It is aluminum foil top and bottom with bubble wrap material between: ...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-02-2014, 05:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 904
Posted By Orangecicle
Well, I can't help you with your request. I can...

Well, I can't help you with your request. I can say that I have a 31" inseam and ride an early (June 2004 build) 950 Adventure. My bike is slightly shorter than something like the 2012 990 R. I...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-02-2014, 05:22 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,200
Posted By Orangecicle
I vote for a split into three sections: ...

I vote for a split into three sections:


Stuff that won the Dakar.
Stuff that looks like stuff that won the Dakar.
Other stuff.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-30-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,301
Posted By Orangecicle
CPR will be quick to tell you that their foam...

CPR will be quick to tell you that their foam filters are of a higher density foam that ITG. Sportingwoods (ITG) would be quick to point out that they have a metal base plate for their filters that...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-26-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,850
Posted By Orangecicle
Um, toss it. Saves weight. :D

Um, toss it. Saves weight. :D
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