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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. Yesterday, 03:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 220
Posted By OhBoy
I'm not sure about that list either. Sure there...

I'm not sure about that list either. Sure there are some boners but, within are some gems. Mountain Road up by Sunapee and Chester Trpk to name two. Neither for the feint of heart! (or Goldwing)
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 03:12 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,570
Posted By OhBoy
I use a 3/4 webbing loop to attach to the bike...

I use a 3/4 webbing loop to attach to the bike (handle bars and frame).
The loops are old climbing gear...slings.
Use short bungie loops with a ball to keep the loose ends of the ratchets under...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. Yesterday, 10:06 AM
Replies: 7,462
Views: 437,232
Posted By OhBoy
Old...

Old taghttp://i469.photobucket.com/albums/rr53/wickedinnh/Mobile%20Uploads/image.jpg
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-16-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 220
Posted By OhBoy
Class VI Roads NH

Here are a few hundred Class VI roads you might try.
No warrantees from me about what they are like.
You let me know how it goes :eek1

Oh, I should mention...if you are not familiar with what a...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-16-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 376
Posted By OhBoy
You and your friends buy a couple hundred acres,...

You and your friends buy a couple hundred acres, question answered!
Invite me!!!!!

Clough State Park or Jerico Mountain State Park are available in New Hampshire, just need to pickup some off...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-15-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 924
Posted By OhBoy
Arbitrarily take a turn when stuck behind slow...

Arbitrarily take a turn when stuck behind slow traffic.
If a cop is going to the right, I go to the left.
Head away from population centers.
Ride west in the morning, then east in the afternoon....
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-15-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 3,708
Views: 496,985
Posted By OhBoy
Playing Tag in NH

http://i469.photobucket.com/albums/rr53/wickedinnh/04a11e15-db80-439e-b629-ea672c7637d6.jpg
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-14-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 7,462
Views: 437,232
Posted By OhBoy
You didn't get the "NO PARKING" signage in the...

You didn't get the "NO PARKING" signage in the frame!

How many tags did you get today?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-14-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 7,462
Views: 437,232
Posted By OhBoy
You should have been working today! Sucks to be...

You should have been working today!
Sucks to be me.:cry

So where to now?
We are burning daylight!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-14-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 7,462
Views: 437,232
Posted By OhBoy
Old...

Old taghttp://i469.photobucket.com/albums/rr53/wickedinnh/E5219F43-8FC4-4F36-8814-F26AB24401E0.jpg

Bruced. You suck. ��
Forum: Orange Crush 04-13-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 1,895
Views: 199,150
Posted By OhBoy
Key words for my purposes are, "pause briefly". ...

Key words for my purposes are, "pause briefly".
Longer than you would want to leave idling but, feel safe leaving the key in the bike.
For instance...
1. Check map
2. relieve bladder
3. BS with...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-13-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 1,895
Views: 199,150
Posted By OhBoy
Use Kill Switch - ABS doesn't reset

1190 Standard
Something for the "good to know" file
Just added to my "didn't know that" file
Add to the "Not in the owners manual" file AFAIK

You do not need to buy the Bad Fuel Dongle.
...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-12-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 373
Posted By OhBoy
Looks like you have your answer. Lots of pixs...

Looks like you have your answer.
Lots of pixs here Garry's Guide to Oil Jet Cleaning. (http://home.comcast.net/~garrysimmons/ktm/OilJetCleaning.htm)
Forum: Orange Crush 04-12-2014, 02:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 547
Posted By OhBoy
Don't forget to add the sand after install.

Don't forget to add the sand after install.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-11-2014, 02:58 AM
Replies: 7,462
Views: 437,232
Posted By OhBoy
Thanks :D I checked the "list" don't think this...

Thanks :D
I checked the "list" don't think this cemetery has been tagged before but, I could be wrong.
Tag can be had easily from the south on paved roads. Lots of "dirtier" roads in the area for...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-10-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 7,462
Views: 437,232
Posted By OhBoy
New Tag ...

New Tag
http://i469.photobucket.com/albums/rr53/wickedinnh/793a0e89-a672-4580-8102-97e82ba9f902.jpg
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-10-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 7,462
Views: 437,232
Posted By OhBoy
Old Tag ...

Old Tag

http://i469.photobucket.com/albums/rr53/wickedinnh/IMG_2344.jpg
Forum: Orange Crush 04-08-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 1,895
Views: 199,150
Posted By OhBoy
I waited till 700 miles to cut loose a bit. The...

I waited till 700 miles to cut loose a bit.
The weather was a factor. Been cold around here, frozen dirt roads slowly thawing out have a high pucker factor.
Forum: Orange Crush 04-08-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 1,895
Views: 199,150
Posted By OhBoy
Almost killed myself today!!!! Turned off the...

Almost killed myself today!!!!
Turned off the traction control!!!!
Turned off the ABS!!!!
Put it in Sport mode!!!!
Danger Will Robinson!!!!
Left the Nanny State at Home!!!!

It was kinda like...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-08-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 333
Posted By OhBoy
Sold two KTMs. What do you want to know?...

Sold two KTMs.

What do you want to know? :lol3
Forum: Orange Crush 04-08-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,227
Posted By OhBoy
Scaping your pegs when you are going straight on...

Scaping your pegs when you are going straight on a freeway = high winds.

Never happened to me but came close once on a VTX 1800. :eek1
Forum: Orange Crush 04-08-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 780
Posted By OhBoy
What is all the fuss for 6mph ? Go 10...

What is all the fuss for 6mph ?
Go 10 over...never get a ticket for going 59 in a 55.
Go 15 over...probably never a ticket for going 74 in a 65.

New Math eh?

edit
Blame the UNECE...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-07-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 6,570
Views: 1,415,747
Posted By OhBoy
Mine is definitely for function. No buffeting...

Mine is definitely for function.
No buffeting from wind, no low pitched droning and the slip stream just touches the top of the helmet. This with the screen in the down position.
Will probably get...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-03-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 1,895
Views: 199,150
Posted By OhBoy
Or maybe lift it a notch. I need to take a closer...

Or maybe lift it a notch. I need to take a closer look.
Wearing TCX Track Evos.

I know boots can cause shifting issues, just forgot about it.

Thanks for the reminder. :ear

Edit
Sometimes...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-03-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 1,895
Views: 199,150
Posted By OhBoy
Did my 600 mile oil change today. Screens looked...

Did my 600 mile oil change today. Screens looked clean, saw some silvery stuff in the dregs. Overall nothing not expected.

Looking forward to 620 miles when allowed RPMs go to 10250.
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-31-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 727
Posted By OhBoy
You guys are giving ideas, Come on Spring ...

You guys are giving ideas, Come on Spring


Woot!!!
Forum: Orange Crush 03-31-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 9,693
Views: 1,951,344
Posted By OhBoy
KTM Touring Windscreens are on backorder, thought...

KTM Touring Windscreens are on backorder, thought I wanted one.
Been riding the 1190 Std with the shield up and down, discovered that I prefer it down.
However, getting stuck in the rain is...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-29-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 9,693
Views: 1,951,344
Posted By OhBoy
Used it to burn gas.

Used it to burn gas.
Forum: Equipment 03-27-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 848
Posted By OhBoy
Just got a pair from ZLA Weigh 5 lbs. Compare...

Just got a pair from ZLA
Weigh 5 lbs. Compare to my old FOX F3R at 9 lbs.
Definitely less protection, different style/use than the FOX boots.
Not as wide as the FOXs. A couple "spots" hope to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-27-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,299
Posted By OhBoy
Ride more miles on two wheels than drive on four....

Ride more miles on two wheels than drive on four. 10k/6k averages.
Ride for pleasure and escape, drive out of necessity.
Retired...got out of the rat race...Oh Boy! :wink:
Forum: Orange Crush 03-27-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 1,895
Views: 199,150
Posted By OhBoy
Nice find SR The 950 crowd do this...

Nice find SR

The 950 crowd do this (http://ktm950.info/how/Orange%20Garage/Oil%20Change/Oil%20Jet/oil_jet_cleaning.html)

Perhaps someone with a service manual will chime in.
Forum: Orange Crush 03-24-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,122
Posted By OhBoy
Standard is lower...less likely to get dropped. ...

Standard is lower...less likely to get dropped.
Don't need all the clearance...to old to ride it like a dirt bike.
Waiting for the Heidenau tires that will fit our bikes...can still ride in the...
Forum: Equipment 03-24-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 642
Views: 110,415
Posted By OhBoy
Traverse pants

Not completely satisfied with Traverse pants. Velcro enclosure around boots unhooks and flaps in the wind.

Wearing Fox F3R boots. These boots are tall and have a large circumference to protect the...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-22-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 940
Views: 264,897
Posted By OhBoy
A lousy cell phone picture. I might have been...

A lousy cell phone picture. I might have been shivering at the time.
First ride over 100 miles under 40 degrees. Brrrr
http://i469.photobucket.com/albums/rr53/wickedinnh/IMG_2309.jpg
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-21-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 4,504
Views: 233,151
Posted By OhBoy
New member in the family. On Wednesday did a...

New member in the family.
On Wednesday did a 120 mile Break In ride.
To enter Canada all bikes must have knobbies. :rofl
Gotta go shopping....
Forum: Orange Crush 03-19-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 1,895
Views: 199,150
Posted By OhBoy
BH you are quoting me faster than I can check my...

BH you are quoting me faster than I can check my facts.

Just looking though the 690 manual couldn't find a section on adjusting the speedometer.

So. My post got deleted but not before you...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-19-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,585
Posted By OhBoy
Just back from my first Real Ride. WOW. ...

Just back from my first Real Ride. WOW.

This is going to be fun. ;-)
Forum: Orange Crush 03-18-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 37,389
Posted By OhBoy
Lets expand the thread by going smaller...with...

Lets expand the thread by going smaller...with soft saddlebags.

I did a 3 day trip last summer with Giant Loop Mojavi 13L saddlebag and Wolfman Small Expidiition tank bag. Had tent, sleeping bag...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-17-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,954
Posted By OhBoy
I want a skid plate. I want to be able to...

I want a skid plate.
I want to be able to change my oil without completely taking apart the skid plate.
The installation instructions I've been able to download (SW MOTECH) call for thread locking...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-15-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 1,895
Views: 199,150
Posted By OhBoy
Thanks DJ. Always read your posts in the 690...

Thanks DJ. Always read your posts in the 690 thread.
Glad you are here too.
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