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Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 08-31-2013, 06:25 AM
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Views: 39,509
Posted By Ridetosea
It just so happens that I have spent this last...

It just so happens that I have spent this last week loading tracks in my Montana 600 so I may be able to help. I downloaded Garmin Basecamp for free from the Garmin page. They have detailed short...
Forum: Americas 03-08-2013, 07:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 649
Posted By Ridetosea
I am liking this UTBDR COBDR loop idea. Take the...

I am liking this UTBDR COBDR loop idea. Take the truck to SLC, park it for couple weeks and ride. Perhaps McGregor and Boormans support team can follow us in a modified BMW X 5 with a doctor and a...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-12-2012, 11:14 AM
Replies: 1,918
Views: 202,929
Posted By Ridetosea
2nd, the new first...

The omission of the first section was based on time constraints as the world outside of riding still exist. This choice has nothing to do with section one as I have never seen it. Wait, I have the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-07-2012, 01:24 PM
Replies: 1,918
Views: 202,929
Posted By Ridetosea
time, pace and time again...

Looking for a reasonable time line to ride the entire route south to North with current trail conditions. Riding on KTM's, experienced off road riders in a small group. All relatively young, fit...
Forum: Thumpers 08-06-2012, 02:39 PM
Replies: 6,101
Views: 1,177,055
Posted By Ridetosea
52 hours and 1640 miles of mixed riding from...

52 hours and 1640 miles of mixed riding from single track to forest roads to a little supermoto and no problems on my 2012. From crawling through wet forest roots at a few feet a min to over 100 mph...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-04-2012, 05:05 PM
Replies: 1,918
Views: 202,929
Posted By Ridetosea
8/20/12 till ? back at work by 8/30/12

Well, it looks like my group is down to just me, myself and I. I'm planning on going South to North leaving Marysville morning of the 20th working my way down to Stevenson on twisty, paved roads and...
Forum: Thumpers 05-18-2012, 11:47 AM
Replies: 6,101
Views: 1,177,055
Posted By Ridetosea
Idle time...

[QUOTE=Lulu7404;18716032]On the stalling, I just kept increasing the idle till it stopped happening. After the desmog it needs to be raised and several people including myself needed quite a few...
Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2012, 09:48 AM
Replies: 6,101
Views: 1,177,055
Posted By Ridetosea
to call or not to re-call?

The good news is that my little dots are at 12' position. No call from dealer. Thanks for all that make this thread and this site worth my daily visit. Guess I will just play the wait and see if...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-27-2012, 12:48 PM
Replies: 1,918
Views: 202,929
Posted By Ridetosea
pass it along

Are we talking about the Discover Pass? That is the only pass I have... Got it online.
Forum: Thumpers 04-26-2012, 04:06 PM
Replies: 6,101
Views: 1,177,055
Posted By Ridetosea
Ok, my hands back up in the air, what is a crush...

Ok, my hands back up in the air, what is a crush hub? How is it I have lived my life without one yet still ride, eat and breath?
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2012, 11:38 AM
Replies: 6,101
Views: 1,177,055
Posted By Ridetosea
XC-W map in EXC

I had my dealer put the XC-W map in my exc. My thoughts, as well as the dealer, was that after removing the smog equipment I now had the same setup as an XC-W. I noticed a large improvement in low...
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2012, 11:42 AM
Replies: 6,101
Views: 1,177,055
Posted By Ridetosea
To be all or not to be?

I find myself asking this same question, can the Orange bike replace the other bikes in the man cave? The battery tender keeps the HD and ZX 14 ready to ride but I find myself ridding only the KTM. ...
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2012, 05:12 PM
Replies: 6,101
Views: 1,177,055
Posted By Ridetosea
[QUOTE=Colemanfu;18418238]OK, I'm in. Just...

[QUOTE=Colemanfu;18418238]OK, I'm in. Just replaced my 1999 640e. I loved that bike for 11 years but wanted something lighter and a little more modern but still with some guts. Just looking this bike...
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2012, 08:28 PM
Replies: 6,101
Views: 1,177,055
Posted By Ridetosea
I got 99 problems but my kick stand ain't one. ...

I got 99 problems but my kick stand ain't one. lol Cool stand but? I use my foot and hyper-extend it in the down position and go on living my life. Now that I put 17 inch wheels on I could use a...
Forum: Thumpers 04-05-2012, 04:24 PM
Replies: 6,101
Views: 1,177,055
Posted By Ridetosea
checked the valves

I checked the valves at 23 hours. TDC is when the small whole on the timing chain sprocket is at 12 o'clock alined with the dot on the head. They are still within limits. close to the tight end so...
Forum: Thumpers 04-04-2012, 02:05 PM
Replies: 6,101
Views: 1,177,055
Posted By Ridetosea
Ok I guess it is my day to be the kid in the...

Ok I guess it is my day to be the kid in the class with his hand up, What does removing the thermostat accomplish? Does this allow fluid to simply loop through the radiator constantly regardless of...
Forum: Thumpers 04-04-2012, 01:18 PM
Replies: 6,101
Views: 1,177,055
Posted By Ridetosea
This side tank? is it connected to the fuel...

This side tank? is it connected to the fuel system or do you pull it off and pour it in the main tank? Hey, I don't know so I asked...LOL
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2012, 06:55 PM
Replies: 6,101
Views: 1,177,055
Posted By Ridetosea
I think as word spreads on how nice this bike is...

I think as word spreads on how nice this bike is they will become hard to find. Cycle World May 2012, just did a test on the 350 EXC and the competition was not even close. They followed that with...
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2012, 04:09 PM
Replies: 6,101
Views: 1,177,055
Posted By Ridetosea
time to turn in

"I wonder how different it would handle with the 21/18 than 17's. I am coming from a sport touring Tiger, and the few weeks on my wifes CRF before I put d/s tires on it. These are Shinko's and are...
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2012, 03:37 PM
Replies: 6,101
Views: 1,177,055
Posted By Ridetosea
another...

another angelhttp://sphotos.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-prn1/563922_2916188739958_1117896341_32133343_1044587937_n.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2012, 03:34 PM
Replies: 6,101
Views: 1,177,055
Posted By Ridetosea
This is your clearance, clarance

I guess the clearance is a little close. No rubbing thus far but I would say this is about the max amount of rubber possible without cutting or removing the plastic chain...
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2012, 02:53 PM
Replies: 6,101
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Posted By Ridetosea
This is what she looks like with the 21/18 wheels...

This is what she looks like with the 21/18 wheels just to show that I didn't buy her just to DS. I found out why no one else was taking this trail. Wow, no tire tracks! fresh trail! why could this...
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2012, 02:42 PM
Replies: 6,101
Views: 1,177,055
Posted By Ridetosea
very limited tire options for duel sport in 17's....

very limited tire options for duel sport in 17's. no problem with the 140/80 17 rear. plus it was cheap! I think this will be a nice DS tire setup. Plus I have the stock rims and tires to play in the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2012, 02:35 PM
Replies: 6,101
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Posted By Ridetosea
Warp 9's

I Guess I'm not as dumb as I look I am? Figured out the pic posting. lolhttp://sphotos.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash4/375092_2850831426066_1117896341_32104151_1951196157_n.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2012, 01:32 PM
Replies: 6,101
Views: 1,177,055
Posted By Ridetosea
I have the Warp 9's on my 500 EXC. I would post...

I have the Warp 9's on my 500 EXC. I would post a picture but just wasted 3 hours of my life trying to figure out how. I put a search in on how to post pictures as I have noted it but not read it...
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2012, 12:11 PM
Replies: 6,101
Views: 1,177,055
Posted By Ridetosea
Okay, let me be the first to ask, you just bought...

Okay, let me be the first to ask, you just bought a 10K dirt bike for the engine? what are your plans and why not pick up a used, pre 2012 bike for a donor engine. That being said, um ah, we want...
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2012, 12:02 PM
Replies: 6,101
Views: 1,177,055
Posted By Ridetosea
picked it up at the dealer. they ordered it,...

picked it up at the dealer. they ordered it, came in a few days. The CD covers 2008-2012 450- 530.
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2012, 11:40 AM
Replies: 6,101
Views: 1,177,055
Posted By Ridetosea
I just picked up the KTM repair manual on CD....

I just picked up the KTM repair manual on CD. Art. No. 3.206.112. If you’re going to wrench inside the motor, you might want to pick one up for about $35. I am going to check my valves today. I'm...
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2012, 09:28 AM
Replies: 6,101
Views: 1,177,055
Posted By Ridetosea
I have the HDB gear on my bike. Fat bars is what...

I have the HDB gear on my bike. Fat bars is what you want. they are fat where the connect to the bike. On this subject, I just picked up a buzz from the handelbar area of the bike at high rev /...
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2012, 03:13 PM
Replies: 6,101
Views: 1,177,055
Posted By Ridetosea
[QUOTE=Geek;18306138]I've been doing an extensive...

[QUOTE=Geek;18306138]I've been doing an extensive "step by step" writeup on how to make an XCW street legal (and clean up some of the sucky KTM wiring in the process :patch ).
...
Forum: Thumpers 03-21-2012, 10:51 AM
Replies: 6,101
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Posted By Ridetosea
Go get her man, go.... Take a picture, never...

Go get her man, go.... Take a picture, never gonna look like that again. then go and get her dirty!
Forum: Thumpers 03-14-2012, 05:51 PM
Replies: 6,101
Views: 1,177,055
Posted By Ridetosea
I don't recall anything on my screen at the one...

I don't recall anything on my screen at the one hour oil change.
Forum: Thumpers 03-14-2012, 10:35 AM
Replies: 6,101
Views: 1,177,055
Posted By Ridetosea
I paid $9,500 plus tax title. 15 % everything I...

I paid $9,500 plus tax title. 15 % everything I buy in the store. had all dealers in the area competing, went with my local dealer to support them in the end. Now I feal they are supporting me. ...
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2012, 12:48 PM
Replies: 6,101
Views: 1,177,055
Posted By Ridetosea
[QUOTE=derrickbwg;18198751]Went on a a little...

[QUOTE=derrickbwg;18198751]Went on a a little road ride to break in the new Fisher seat yesterday. I knew the fuel level was low from looking at the tank but the fuel light wasn't on so I chnaced it...
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2012, 11:25 PM
Replies: 6,101
Views: 1,177,055
Posted By Ridetosea
I second all of this. I sent my seat off to...

I second all of this. I sent my seat off to Fisher, same seat, 10.5 in mod. I am now interested in buying some Supermoto wheels to enjoy longer road and gravel mountain roads as soon as the snow...
Forum: Thumpers 02-10-2012, 04:05 PM
Replies: 6,101
Views: 1,177,055
Posted By Ridetosea
Not sure on density of the foam but you can work...

Not sure on density of the foam but you can work that out on the phone. They ask you a lot about how you ride and what your looking for and then recommend a seat mod to fit that. I am a healthy...
Forum: Thumpers 02-10-2012, 10:46 AM
Replies: 6,101
Views: 1,177,055
Posted By Ridetosea
Fisher seat

I know I am a little late on my promised review of my 500 EXC seat mod by Fisher. We were lucky enough to get some great weather in WA last week so my but was comfortably in said seat. First off I...
Forum: Thumpers 01-25-2012, 12:10 PM
Replies: 6,101
Views: 1,177,055
Posted By Ridetosea
Having desmogged my 500 EXC let me warn you. The...

Having desmogged my 500 EXC let me warn you. The "plug" that comes with the bike is not the correct bolt to screw into the engine head. Take the nut with you to the hardware or automotive store and...
Forum: Thumpers 01-24-2012, 10:53 AM
Replies: 446
Views: 154,614
Posted By Ridetosea
Very nice work. Very interested in the rack.

Very nice work. Very interested in the rack.
Forum: Thumpers 01-12-2012, 01:19 PM
Replies: 6,101
Views: 1,177,055
Posted By Ridetosea
I sit corrected! I had a love, hate, love again...

I sit corrected! I had a love, hate, love again relationship with my unreliaBuell.
See my Avatar. Burnt to a crisp. Today’s winter project, turn it into a pub table.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns =...
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