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Forum: Orange Crush 10-18-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 4,146
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Posted By dvwalker
thanks gents, with tail planted firmly between...

thanks gents, with tail planted firmly between legs, general failure resolved.:lol3

my sales guy flippantly mentioned before purchase that standards had heated grips, so I just ASSuMEd. On...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-17-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 4,146
Views: 570,095
Posted By dvwalker
I may stand corrected, but thought all standards...

I may stand corrected, but thought all standards came with the OE heated grips. You may have to turn on the heated grip menu first, goto "settings" menu and set "Heated Grips=On", which simply...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-16-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 4,146
Views: 570,095
Posted By dvwalker
It's a new bike and heated grips are factory...

It's a new bike and heated grips are factory installed on standard, so wiring is all OEM. Just a pain in the butt to drag the bike to the dealer. I'll try to dig into the service manual this...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-16-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 4,146
Views: 570,095
Posted By dvwalker
general failure

Just tried turning on my built-in heated grips for first time on my standard and now receive a "General Failure" message each time ignition is turned on. Needless to say the grips are not heating...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-14-2014, 02:51 AM
Replies: 4,494
Views: 330,424
Posted By dvwalker
I think we passed colemans just after 6pm. So...

I think we passed colemans just after 6pm. So figure 8 hours round trip with lots of stops or 6 hours with a good pace.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-13-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 4,494
Views: 330,424
Posted By dvwalker
sun beach run...

Really good group of riders on Sun...neat seeing all the bikes, and a couple 690 virgins to boot! Thanks for the pics gents.

Here's an overview map of the route area for the folks still getting...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-13-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 4,146
Views: 570,095
Posted By dvwalker
first off-road with my standard...

Big group of us headed out to find some jeep trails in our oregon coast range mtns on Sunday before the fall/winter rains start, this bike is a hoot. No "r" worries, the standard rides just like a...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-11-2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 4,494
Views: 330,424
Posted By dvwalker
come on out papabear, you'll do fine. The main...

come on out papabear, you'll do fine. The main route doesn't have any atv or single track trail, just some jeep trails. Although there's a number of ohv trail options (aka shortcuts) if you...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-11-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 4,494
Views: 330,424
Posted By dvwalker
Me too, 9am'ish for b-fast, 10am'ish kick stand...

Me too, 9am'ish for b-fast, 10am'ish kick stand up

conditions should be prime, minimal dust day
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-10-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 4,494
Views: 330,424
Posted By dvwalker
plated dual sport, mostly relaxing forest service...

plated dual sport, mostly relaxing forest service roads with a some fun jeep trails. The 1200gs will have no problem, I'm taking my 1190
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-09-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 4,494
Views: 330,424
Posted By dvwalker
Long way to Manazanta

Looks like the big soaker is not moving in until early next week, so if anyone is interested, Coleman's...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-08-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 4,494
Views: 330,424
Posted By dvwalker
I mentioned this to Biped last weekend, weather...

I mentioned this to Biped last weekend, weather permitting this Sat or Sun, I'm thinking about riding to El Mariachi Loco in Manazanita for lunch via Nehalem drainage, Triangulation Point and...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-07-2014, 06:11 AM
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Views: 330,424
Posted By dvwalker
tsf ride oct 4th

biped lead remarksman and I on a quick and tight 40mi ride in TSF on Sat (Oct 4th). Perfect fall day, although temps climbed unseasonably high in the afternoon for the coastal forest. Body hurt...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-07-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 4,494
Views: 330,424
Posted By dvwalker
So many good rides so little time. I checked...

So many good rides so little time. I checked bennett pass and barlow off my fall list a couple Sunday's ago (Sept 28th). Lots of great overlooks of Mt Hood to the west.
...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-24-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 4,494
Views: 330,424
Posted By dvwalker
I received this from the TSF OHV email blast on...

I received this from the TSF OHV email blast on Tuesday. Conditions should be perfect for riding.
Forum: Orange Crush 09-22-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 4,146
Views: 570,095
Posted By dvwalker
tall seat

Same boat, very cramped cockpit indeed...

Seat? I went with an adventure TALL w/orange stitch from seatconcepts...
Forum: Ride reports 09-21-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 20,679
Posted By dvwalker
Looks like another great route Mark. I should...

Looks like another great route Mark. I should be doing bills, work and other stuff that crinkles my forehead, instead enjoying reading your RR. Thanks for the escape.

When we stopped over at...
Forum: Equipment 09-20-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 2,350
Views: 177,523
Posted By dvwalker
daily use report

just completed a two week backcountry trip with my VIRB elite and was very satisfied with the day to day performance.

I have the neat little apps on my Montana GPS and Android phone but found...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-16-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 576
Views: 75,423
Posted By dvwalker
awesome route

4 riders (2 690s, xr650l, wr250r) just finished route, perfect weather and nothing tricky encountered. We stopped over in ouray for 2 nights, 1 night lake city, buena vista and steamboat. Next time...
Forum: Vendors 09-16-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 10,855
Posted By dvwalker
Far exceeded our expectations scott and julie. ...

Far exceeded our expectations scott and julie. Thanks so much for the excellent meals, use of your shop and all the hosbitality.

your suggested backdoor route to ouray via slick rock and 3step...
Forum: Equipment 09-16-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 559
Views: 70,569
Posted By dvwalker
Just updated to 1.2 and hoping some annoying bugs...

Just updated to 1.2 and hoping some annoying bugs are worked out.

We're currently on the road and our units are randomly powering down or auto disconnecting while in range. Mine was beeping...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-04-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,379
Posted By dvwalker
thanks, handy info... ktm did a lot of...

thanks, handy info...

ktm did a lot of unnecessary work building how their service manual CD works. Summer intern perhaps?
Forum: GPS Tracks - West & PNW 09-04-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 348
Posted By dvwalker
I recall the turnoffs that intersected my route,...

I recall the turnoffs that intersected my route, you should be good, all very similar riding.

the jordan valley to owyhee is from BigDogs 2010 mexcan trip, he explained that section well in his...
Forum: GPS Tracks - West & PNW 09-04-2014, 01:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 348
Posted By dvwalker
As part of a much larger route, I have a track...

As part of a much larger route, I have a track from Owyhee to McDermitt recorded in 2012 that you can cut out of the bigger route.

Extreme remote area and not for the unprepared. Poof dust, ...
Forum: Ride reports 08-29-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 1,068
Views: 235,804
Posted By dvwalker
littlewan, yikes sorry about the foot, looks like...

littlewan, yikes sorry about the foot, looks like that really hurt. Hope you're not in too much pain :fitz, but glad you have the kneewalker 950 to get around

My asian mother-in-law always sends...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-26-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 4,146
Views: 570,095
Posted By dvwalker
just received my blackdog skid plate and pegs,...

just received my blackdog skid plate and pegs, all I can say is wow! Quality of this product is second to none, and looks virtually indestructible. Expensive but like insurance small price to...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-26-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 4,146
Views: 570,095
Posted By dvwalker
kiss cruise control

Reminds me of the story of NASA spending 100's of thousands of dollars designing a pen where ink flow was perfectly calibrated for zero gravity.

Then the Russian space program just used...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-26-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 576
Views: 75,423
Posted By dvwalker
if you decide to stay open, our group of 4 will...

if you decide to stay open, our group of 4 will love to by for gas and food Sept 14th on our way up to Buena Vista. :beer
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-24-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 576
Views: 75,423
Posted By dvwalker
would be good to have hazards, points of...

would be good to have hazards, points of interest, closed sections etc mapped out along the cobdr route like what Maddaddy maintains for the wabdr thread...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-23-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 576
Views: 75,423
Posted By dvwalker
very nice

very nice
Forum: Orange Crush 08-22-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 4,146
Views: 570,095
Posted By dvwalker
oil bolt: 13mm counter shaft sprocket bolt:...

oil bolt: 13mm
counter shaft sprocket bolt: 32mm (or 1 1/4" also works)
not sure about the spark plug
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-21-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 4,494
Views: 330,424
Posted By dvwalker
The Oregonlive story mentioned Cedar Creek...

The Oregonlive story mentioned Cedar Creek campground. In any case lots of dispersed camping spots (http://www.oregon.gov/odf/tillamookstateforest/docs/TMookDist_DispersedSiteMaps/Cedar_Creek.pdf)...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-20-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 4,494
Views: 330,424
Posted By dvwalker
I'm 90% IN for Sat 10am at Rogers

I'm 90% IN for Sat 10am at Rogers
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-19-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 576
Views: 75,423
Posted By dvwalker
great story ridetosea, yes please post up pics of...

great story ridetosea, yes please post up pics of that Harley on Buffalo pass...

I have a day trip planned from steamboat over buffalo pass to walden on our rest day. I'll be thinking about you...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-18-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 4,494
Views: 330,424
Posted By dvwalker
1190 filter seal issue...

Supposedly ktm fixed the fitment/seal issue in 14+ models, fiche shows different airbox part #'s from 13 to 14. Being the trusting sole, I have the unifilter set on the list.

Check out this...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-18-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 576
Views: 75,423
Posted By dvwalker
Thanks for the suggestions, just so happens we...

Thanks for the suggestions, just so happens we have extra play/rest days scheduled at Steamboat and Ouray, will definitely check out the Hot Springs.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-18-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 576
Views: 75,423
Posted By dvwalker
Counter clockwise, UTBDR first starting from Bear...

Counter clockwise, UTBDR first starting from Bear Lake UT Sept 7th.

Really looking forward to getting off the work tread mill and recharging for a couple weeks. Nothing like being on a bike,...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-18-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 576
Views: 75,423
Posted By dvwalker
Our group of 4 is leaving early sept for a two...

Our group of 4 is leaving early sept for a two week utbdr/cobdr loop, I've been going back and forth which bike to ride :muutt

decisions decisions...

Road the CDR on a big bike (>400lbs)...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-17-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 4,494
Views: 330,424
Posted By dvwalker
demo day just a fluke for me, had make up my mind...

demo day just a fluke for me, had make up my mind months ago and just stopped by gresham to look at their last one available. World works in mysterious ways. I wanted a 50/50 bike since I have...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-17-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 4,494
Views: 330,424
Posted By dvwalker
pacific city...

like a little lost greyhound puppy, a 1190 adv followed me home from ktm demo on Sat :eek1

To get the puppy out of the house today (Sun), riding to pelican brew pub in pacific city via big bike...
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