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Forum: Thumpers 01-29-2015, 06:07 PM
Replies: 8,446
Views: 1,780,415
Posted By bruceca2002
I have gone from a 950 Adventure to a 950 Super...

I have gone from a 950 Adventure to a 950 Super Enduro to 690 Enduro and now to a 500EXC. Can you see the trend here? Yes the bigger bikes can get the job done, but the smaller bikes get the fun...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-27-2015, 07:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 927
Posted By bruceca2002
My 2014 with a Yosh pipe is getting 44US mpg. I...

My 2014 with a Yosh pipe is getting 44US mpg. I would like more power though. I fell the Yosh pipe made my bike loose mid range torque.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-12-2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 15,686
Posted By bruceca2002
Anyone compared the cost to change a clutch on a...

Anyone compared the cost to change a clutch on a S10 versus a BMW? The higher the mileage gets the higher the cost per mile is on the BMW. For me if the 2 bikes were close to the same money I would...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-06-2015, 09:21 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,785
Posted By bruceca2002
Who is "Anthony"?

Who is "Anthony"?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-06-2015, 10:25 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,785
Posted By bruceca2002
Does anyone do the ECU re-flash in Phoenix?

Does anyone do the ECU re-flash in Phoenix?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-29-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,785
Posted By bruceca2002
Just traded in my 2012 S10 for a 2014. Biggest...

Just traded in my 2012 S10 for a 2014. Biggest reasons were cruise control and less vibration. I do not feel any power difference between the 2 bikes and I feel both are very sluggish especially off...
Forum: Thumpers 12-28-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 524
Posted By bruceca2002
You would think these guys would know what they...

You would think these guys would know what they were doing if they specialize in WP suspension!!!!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-22-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 27,104
Views: 5,288,888
Posted By bruceca2002
Retro-Fit Shock Spring S10

Has anyone put on the stiffer 2012/2013 rear shock spring on a 2014 ES bike. I wanted to know if this is a direct replacement and how you found the results were. Thank you.
Forum: Thumpers 12-15-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 525
Posted By bruceca2002
Suspension Re-Valve

Where is the best place to get your KTM suspension re-valved (530XCW) on the west coast? Thanks
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-15-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 660
Posted By bruceca2002
Thanks guys, it looks like all good rides lead to...

Thanks guys, it looks like all good rides lead to Globe and then in many different directions. I appreciate any other input. Cheers, Bruce
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-15-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 856
Posted By bruceca2002
Thanks guys, it looks like all good rides lead to...

Thanks guys, it looks like all good rides lead to Globe and then in many different directions. I appreciate any other input. Cheers, Bruce
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-12-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 27,104
Views: 5,288,888
Posted By bruceca2002
Has anyone changed the rear shock spring from a...

Has anyone changed the rear shock spring from a 2012/13 to a 2014 ES? Just wanting confirmation they interchange. Id does look like a lot of work.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-11-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 27,104
Views: 5,288,888
Posted By bruceca2002
Thanks for the chart Fredz43. This confirms my...

Thanks for the chart Fredz43. This confirms my suspicion as I thought my 2014 ES had softer suspension, especially in the rear. I still have my 2012 Tenere so maybe I should swap out the springs...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-10-2014, 11:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 660
Posted By bruceca2002
Phoenix Area Road Rides

I am going to be in Phoenix for a couple of weeks and I would like to ride some of the best paved roads in the area for day trips, What are your favorite routes? Thanks. Bruce
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-10-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 856
Posted By bruceca2002
Phoenix

I am going to be in Phoenix for a couple of weeks and I would like to ride some of the best roads in the area for day trips, What are your favorite routes? Thanks. Bruce
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-05-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 27,104
Views: 5,288,888
Posted By bruceca2002
What size torq bit do you need to get the bar...

What size torq bit do you need to get the bar ends out with? It is huge!!!!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-05-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 27,104
Views: 5,288,888
Posted By bruceca2002
What is the best way to raise the bars about 1...

What is the best way to raise the bars about 1 inch on a 2014. Rox risers are too high and the spacers used on 12 and 13 models do not fit. Thanks.
Forum: Americas 10-26-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,921
Posted By bruceca2002
No one tried this ride in February?

No one tried this ride in February?
Forum: Americas 10-23-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,921
Posted By bruceca2002
Would it be possible to do Sierra Vista to Globe...

Would it be possible to do Sierra Vista to Globe in the middle of February or is there snow at the higher areas? Thank you
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-20-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,622
Posted By bruceca2002
Bleed the clutch, there is air in the line!!!!

Bleed the clutch, there is air in the line!!!!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-11-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,192
Posted By bruceca2002
Sand Riding

Can someone tell me the proper way to set up your bike for riding sand? Is the suspension supposed to be soft or stiff? Any riding tips would help also. Thanks
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-09-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 27,104
Views: 5,288,888
Posted By bruceca2002
Do you have any side pictures of both sets of...

Do you have any side pictures of both sets of crash guards installed/ Thanks
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-17-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 27,104
Views: 5,288,888
Posted By bruceca2002
Now the 2014 clutch basket and its gasket: -...

Now the 2014 clutch basket and its gasket:

- 2BS-16150-00-00 - Primary Driven Gear Comp. (this is the clutch basket)
- 90179-20007-00 - Nut (this is the nut everyone's talking about)
-...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-16-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 27,104
Views: 5,288,888
Posted By bruceca2002
Vibration

Just picked up a 2012 S10 2 weeks ago and I am having a hard time dealiing with the vibration. I may be more sensitive to vibration than most but this could be a reason not to keep this bike. It...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-24-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 27,104
Views: 5,288,888
Posted By bruceca2002
S10 footpegs and re-flash

As a taller rider with bad knees, is there any way to lower the pegs on an S10?

Also who does the reflash in the USA?

Cheers, Bruce
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-24-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 9,141
Views: 2,101,414
Posted By bruceca2002
S10 Footpegs

As a taller rider with bad knees, is there any way to lower the pegs on an S10?

Also who does the reflash in the USA?

Cheers, Bruce
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-24-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 589
Views: 119,274
Posted By bruceca2002
Thanks Dave, i would have thought it would have...

Thanks Dave, i would have thought it would have been the other way around with the V Strom being so much lighter. Hard to beat the build quality of the Yamaha though!!!
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-23-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 589
Views: 119,274
Posted By bruceca2002
How about a comparison of the 2 bikes now that...

How about a comparison of the 2 bikes now that you have some miles under your belt on both. Keep up the excellent reports, thanks.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 10-23-2013, 01:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 567
Posted By bruceca2002
Newby needs info

I am fairly new to the GPS world so I need to figure out how to use my 276 and base camp. I have a Mac computer so map source does not work (so I am told). Is there a easy to use manual available for...
Forum: Thumpers 09-16-2013, 09:00 AM
Replies: 1,253
Views: 175,324
Posted By bruceca2002
Hi AMa With the modifided stock air box in...

Hi AMa

With the modifided stock air box in post 162, how does it compare performance wise and noise wise to the KTM hard parts air box? Thanks
Forum: Thumpers 09-15-2013, 09:23 AM
Replies: 1,253
Views: 175,324
Posted By bruceca2002
Air Box Modification

I am finding the induction noise from the KTM hard parts air box very annoying on the highway. Someone had posted a picture of a stock air box that had been drilled maybe 6 times and had hoses going...
Forum: Thumpers 09-01-2013, 08:07 PM
Replies: 21,251
Views: 2,538,186
Posted By bruceca2002
Anyone have any pictures of what needs to be cut...

Anyone have any pictures of what needs to be cut out of the Uni Filter to make it fit properly in the air box? Thanks
Forum: Thumpers 08-26-2013, 09:00 AM
Replies: 1,253
Views: 175,324
Posted By bruceca2002
AMa Had the 231 map installed as dealer did...

AMa

Had the 231 map installed as dealer did not have the 233 map. Bike is now running great again. Thank you for your help.

Are you running the KTM air box lid with the screens, part number...
Forum: Thumpers 08-24-2013, 08:03 AM
Replies: 1,253
Views: 175,324
Posted By bruceca2002
Now I m really confused. Are there 2 maps i need...

Now I m really confused. Are there 2 maps i need to have the dealer install?

KM765EU12B0233EP and KM765EU12B0233FI ?

Also what do the top 2 lines of the graph mean? Can you convert to English?...
Forum: Thumpers 08-23-2013, 07:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 934
Posted By bruceca2002
Now I m really confused. Are there 2 maps i need...

Now I m really confused. Are there 2 maps i need to have the dealer install?

KM765EU12B0233EP and KM765EU12B0233FI ?

Also what do the top 2 lines of the graph mean? Can you convert to English?...
Forum: Thumpers 08-23-2013, 11:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 934
Posted By bruceca2002
Thanks AMa for letting me know about the tune ecu...

Thanks AMa for letting me know about the tune ecu link. Very informative. I will get the dealer to install the KM765EU12B0233EP map. Do you know what percentage increase of fuel this map will provide?
Forum: Thumpers 08-23-2013, 10:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 934
Posted By bruceca2002
Thanks for the information. What is the...

Thanks for the information. What is the difference between a map ending in FI compared to EP?

Bruce Saarinen
Canada
Forum: Thumpers 08-23-2013, 08:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 934
Posted By bruceca2002
Old Bear is map KM765EU12B0233FI not for a 690 SM?

Old Bear is map KM765EU12B0233FI not for a 690 SM?
Forum: Thumpers 08-22-2013, 11:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 934
Posted By bruceca2002
I was looking on tuneecu.com and can not find the...

I was looking on tuneecu.com and can not find the map KM765EU12B0262FI that the dealer has installed. Can any KTM techs chime in hear and tell me what map this is!!! The bike runs strong until 5000...
Forum: Thumpers 08-20-2013, 07:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 934
Posted By bruceca2002
690 Fuel Maps

I just had my 2013 690 in the local shop to have a new map installed. I am running a Uni dual cone foam air cleaner with a Wings pipe with the largest insert. I asked them to install the Akro map but...
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