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Forum: Equipment 07-02-2015, 05:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 513
Posted By team ftb
Just a note to add. As people have stated the...

Just a note to add. As people have stated the Hydration bladder pack by Kriega has no real extra spare space with which to carry anything. You can add another cube on the back as K1W1 has stated as...
Forum: Equipment 07-01-2015, 11:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 513
Posted By team ftb
I've been running a variety of packs and...

I've been running a variety of packs and Hydration packs over chest protectors and pressure suits for the last 7 years. For the most comfortable feeling of carrying a pack/ hydration bladder look at...
Forum: Trials 07-01-2015, 07:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 971
Posted By team ftb
Thanks gents. Picked up a pair of Gaerne Balanced...

Thanks gents. Picked up a pair of Gaerne Balanced Oil boots.

WOW!!!!Waaaaŕay different than my Gaerne SG 10S mx boots. I cannot beleive they are put together by the same manufacturer even.
Forum: Trials 06-28-2015, 10:24 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,611
Posted By team ftb
I see the lanyard switch mounted primarily on the...

I see the lanyard switch mounted primarily on the left side of the bar. what is the rationale for mounting it on the left side versus the right side?
Forum: Thumpers 06-26-2015, 10:13 PM
Replies: 9,958
Views: 2,079,002
Posted By team ftb
Thank you for the response. I know they make one...

Thank you for the response. I know they make one because i used one for almost two years. Sadly the sock has now completely ripped off the rubber neck.


You can see the white rubber neck...
Forum: Thumpers 06-26-2015, 08:32 PM
Replies: 9,958
Views: 2,079,002
Posted By team ftb
Does anyone have a link on where to purchase the...

Does anyone have a link on where to purchase the Slipstream fuel sock (in the states) that fits the Acerbis 3.1 gallon? I find them for the stock tank but not the Acerbis.

Even a part number...
Forum: Trials 06-23-2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,611
Posted By team ftb
Thanks heaps.

Thanks heaps.
Forum: Trials 06-23-2015, 10:09 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,611
Posted By team ftb
Does anyone have a link for the magnet lanyards? ...

Does anyone have a link for the magnet lanyards? Brand new to the trials stuff and no idea where to source these from. Searched online and could find the jet ski ones but they use a basic plastic...
Forum: Trials 06-17-2015, 05:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 971
Posted By team ftb
trials boots

After riding dirt bikes for 20 odd years I finally picked up an old 2001 Beta Rev 3 to try this trials stuff.

So far a fun way to spend a couple hours and hopefully learning some new skills and...
Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2015, 08:10 AM
Replies: 4,188
Views: 679,713
Posted By team ftb
Thanks Andrew. 14/48 throws another combo out...

Thanks Andrew. 14/48 throws another combo out there. I'm glad to hear you can keep a race pace with this gearing which is encouraging with that tall gearing.

Have most of you guys got the EU...
Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2015, 08:03 AM
Replies: 4,188
Views: 679,713
Posted By team ftb
Hey Wizz - Thanks heaps for touching base and...

Hey Wizz - Thanks heaps for touching base and thanks so much for the 350 input in regards to gearing. So when you're quacking along at 60-65 with 14-50 gearing does it feel like it can hold it...
Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 4,188
Views: 679,713
Posted By team ftb
Greetings guys - Ibeen riding large bore dual...

Greetings guys - Ibeen riding large bore dual sport bikes for years. Currently ride a KTM 500 in SEA for my DS rides. Coming to the states to do some DS riding for a month or so with LukasM and...
Forum: Equipment 05-16-2015, 07:34 AM
Replies: 286
Views: 43,047
Posted By team ftb
Did you get the Z1 CPAP or APAP?

Did you get the Z1 CPAP or APAP?
Forum: Equipment 05-16-2015, 01:17 AM
Replies: 3,064
Views: 1,228,428
Posted By team ftb
For us Dolts you got a name for those...

For us Dolts you got a name for those thingamajigs? Are they Velcro bands or something else?
Forum: Equipment 05-13-2015, 07:08 AM
Replies: 3,064
Views: 1,228,428
Posted By team ftb
Thanks for the answers to the above question...

Thanks for the answers to the above question using grinders, lighters, special pliers etc. I went and tested another method that works well and is cheap n easy. Simple nail clippers.
...
Forum: Thumpers 05-13-2015, 12:18 AM
Replies: 9,958
Views: 2,079,002
Posted By team ftb
Not exactly. I've also pulled mine off from...

Not exactly. I've also pulled mine off from where the tab goes into the rear frame with the front Dzus fastener still attached:lol3. I stopped to help a friend out of this muddy rut, looked down...
Forum: Equipment 05-12-2015, 09:07 PM
Replies: 3,064
Views: 1,228,428
Posted By team ftb
I always tuck the cut end of the zip tye post...

I always tuck the cut end of the zip tye post cut, to a place not to get bit.

Any other methds to cut the zip tie without leaving a sharp end? I know they make a special designed cutter that...
Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2015, 09:05 PM
Replies: 9,958
Views: 2,079,002
Posted By team ftb
+1 to the above posts regarding the Quick release...

+1 to the above posts regarding the Quick release hard parts skid plate. I used two of them for years on other bikes without issue. However with the 500 i have had problems with it fitting well and...
Forum: Vendors 05-08-2015, 08:16 PM
Replies: 2,579
Views: 361,220
Posted By team ftb
Sideoff thank you heaps for taking pics of the...

Sideoff thank you heaps for taking pics of the reckless 80 on your 450. Very much appreciated:clap. I have some questions on the mounting. I could not tell from the pics, did the exhaust come in...
Forum: Thumpers 05-05-2015, 07:38 PM
Replies: 9,958
Views: 2,079,002
Posted By team ftb
A hearty congrats to you Bill on getting that...

A hearty congrats to you Bill on getting that mamy hours on the 500. No doubt many smiles were generated during those hours,
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2015, 08:23 AM
Replies: 9,958
Views: 2,079,002
Posted By team ftb
I ran the SRT rad guards last year. ...

I ran the SRT rad guards last year.

http://withgusto.smugmug.com/Other/Cambo-2013/i-xX26jk8/0/L/pic2%20227-L.jpg

I cannot blame the guards for sure as sometimes I ride in tons of mud.
...
Forum: Vendors 05-04-2015, 08:18 AM
Replies: 2,579
Views: 361,220
Posted By team ftb
Sideoff any feedbag for using the Reckless 80...

Sideoff any feedbag for using the Reckless 80 cinched down to 40-50 liters over your KTM 450? Wondering if it will fit well on the smaller bike or is the width too much as it was designed for...
Forum: Thumpers 04-26-2015, 01:40 AM
Replies: 9,958
Views: 2,079,002
Posted By team ftb
Your logic applies wonderfully if all of the...

Your logic applies wonderfully if all of the riding is done in one type of terrain. Take the two stroke when it's tight, knarly, and technical. Take the XT when it's nothing but smooth fireroads,...
Forum: Thumpers 04-26-2015, 01:03 AM
Replies: 9,958
Views: 2,079,002
Posted By team ftb
I've never noticed dirt and silt making it paste...

I've never noticed dirt and silt making it paste the gasoline tight seal of the gas tank cap to pollute the fuel sock mounting tab??? Not sure what you're on about. How is it any worse than taking...
Forum: Thumpers 04-19-2015, 09:15 PM
Replies: 9,958
Views: 2,079,002
Posted By team ftb
I took out all of my inline OEM fuel filters (and...

I took out all of my inline OEM fuel filters (and the quick disconnect for reliability) and changed them for the larger surface area Golan super mini. I also run the fuel filler sock. My reasoning...
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2015, 05:17 PM
Replies: 9,958
Views: 2,079,002
Posted By team ftb
Just a quick six hour flight for ya:evil. Do it.

Just a quick six hour flight for ya:evil. Do it.
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2015, 08:40 AM
Replies: 9,958
Views: 2,079,002
Posted By team ftb
II have utilized JB Weld to mend cracked/broken...

II have utilized JB Weld to mend cracked/broken clutch side covers before.

http://withgusto.smugmug.com/Other/Omkoi-sangklaburi/i-zMwpdNp/0/L/P1090616-L.jpg



However mine was broken around...
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2015, 08:27 AM
Replies: 9,958
Views: 2,079,002
Posted By team ftb
I've been lucky enough to have used the Giantloop...

I've been lucky enough to have used the Giantloop Coyote for the last 5 years during all their design phases. From the first Cordura material construction that was supposed to be bolted onto the...
Forum: Equipment 04-13-2015, 07:48 AM
Replies: 1,112
Views: 360,491
Posted By team ftb
gotcha, thanks.

gotcha, thanks.
Forum: Equipment 04-12-2015, 11:24 PM
Replies: 1,112
Views: 360,491
Posted By team ftb
Only issue I see with the above cup is the...

Only issue I see with the above cup is the silicone finger gloves are great for picking the cup up off the stove but not sure how good they are for holding the cup when full of boiled noodles,...
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2015, 08:18 PM
Replies: 9,958
Views: 2,079,002
Posted By team ftb
Keep in mind they are a different shape than the...

Keep in mind they are a different shape than the stock levers, thicker and square edge as opposed to the curved face of the stockers. I used the clutch and brake levers for a bit on the 500. the...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 04-10-2015, 08:14 PM
Replies: 1,619
Views: 144,041
Posted By team ftb
Thanks Phil, I already have the map on my Samsung...

Thanks Phil, I already have the map on my Samsung S3. Sadly I have not found the device as trouble free to utilize as the Montana and that has been just in the car. May be due to my lack of...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 04-10-2015, 08:46 AM
Replies: 1,619
Views: 144,041
Posted By team ftb
That's for sure.

That's for sure.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 04-09-2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 1,619
Views: 144,041
Posted By team ftb
Sometimes too close according to a couple gals.

Sometimes too close according to a couple gals.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 04-09-2015, 03:22 PM
Replies: 1,619
Views: 144,041
Posted By team ftb
Think round the corner a bit.....other hole. If...

Think round the corner a bit.....other hole. If you cannot figure out the bean my sympathies to your wife:lol3

http://withgusto.smugmug.com/Travel/misc/i-qWjdtcK/0/XL/20130609_170757_1-XL.jpg.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 04-09-2015, 11:49 AM
Replies: 1,619
Views: 144,041
Posted By team ftb
Levain the only thing I want bowing before me is...

Levain the only thing I want bowing before me is a gal in a a short skirt:lol3, haha. Believe me anything I do is not nearly worthy of bows.

Thanks for the tip on just using a cheap Android...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 04-09-2015, 11:27 AM
Replies: 1,619
Views: 144,041
Posted By team ftb
thanks for the feedback brian. what are you...

thanks for the feedback brian. what are you mounting the s5to the bike with?
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 04-08-2015, 08:51 PM
Replies: 1,619
Views: 144,041
Posted By team ftb
nice to hear Worwig. thank you. looking a bit...

nice to hear Worwig. thank you. looking a bit better then.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 04-08-2015, 05:15 PM
Replies: 1,619
Views: 144,041
Posted By team ftb
Thanks Garzan for checking in from a like...

Thanks Garzan for checking in from a like environment users point of view and the Rokform system feedback. Accessing Lao Dark is of primary importance:wink:. Are you using this on your road bike or...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 04-08-2015, 05:10 PM
Replies: 1,619
Views: 144,041
Posted By team ftb
Responses not in orange below. Thanks...

Responses not in orange below.



Thanks for suggestion and as noted in an above post I will look to see how the S5 fares in bright sunlight for me over here.
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