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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-21-2011, 06:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,512
Posted By loeky
Heard from Larry at SF BMW upon pick up of my...

Heard from Larry at SF BMW upon pick up of my 800GS this week that the BMW SC's owner's car burnt to the ground just a day before they closed the doors. Insult to injury...
Forum: Equipment 05-20-2011, 10:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 709
Posted By loeky
I've actually got a brand new Turn a Bike that...

I've actually got a brand new Turn a Bike that won't work with my 800GS. Asking $125 for it. PM me if you're interested.
Forum: Equipment 05-18-2011, 08:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 709
Posted By loeky
Turn A Bike

You're after one of these:

http://bit.ly/mMY8gc

I've used it with a 1150, no problems.
Forum: Vendors 05-15-2011, 08:24 AM
Replies: 421
Views: 52,267
Posted By loeky
Please add me -- again! Got another bike I'd like...

Please add me -- again! Got another bike I'd like to outfit.
Forum: Vendors 04-19-2011, 09:06 PM
Replies: 421
Views: 52,267
Posted By loeky
In. Perfect timing... was just getting ready to...

In. Perfect timing... was just getting ready to order.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-28-2010, 08:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,341
Posted By loeky
I can do that. Thanks for the tip and will get...

I can do that. Thanks for the tip and will get started on it. Glad to hear it actually fixes the bouncing.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-28-2010, 03:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,341
Posted By loeky
How do you guys deal with the Touratech mount...

How do you guys deal with the Touratech mount system and the vibration? Compared to mounting the device on a RAM mount on the handlebar, it's difficult to rationalize the price for the TT stuff for...
Forum: Equipment 07-31-2010, 08:09 PM
Replies: 5,873
Views: 2,339,342
Posted By loeky
I've gotta ask... where does she sit?

I've gotta ask... where does she sit?
Forum: Ride reports 07-30-2010, 10:20 PM
Replies: 446
Views: 56,872
Posted By loeky
Good luck. You're off to a quick start. Keep the...

Good luck. You're off to a quick start. Keep the photos coming.
Forum: Equipment 07-30-2010, 10:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,336
Posted By loeky
Fancy Tool Roll ... in Orange!

Figured some of the KTM guys might dig this. It's fancy and more expensive than most tool roles, but worth a look:

http://www.uncrate.com/men/style/bags/timbuk2-tool-shed/
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-29-2010, 11:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 995
Posted By loeky
Great place to gain some experience, imho. Done...

Great place to gain some experience, imho. Done it on both bike and truck - nothing is extreme save for a few randomly placed boulders.

Unless it's raining, you shouldn't have any problems with...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-29-2010, 10:40 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 8,638
Posted By loeky
Been following this and wanted to add a POV. ...

Been following this and wanted to add a POV.

Having a 990 WITH a stabilizer, Mefo on the rear and Scorpion on the front, I notice a significant amount of slap wanting to happen if my front tire is...
Forum: Vendors 07-29-2010, 10:33 AM
Replies: 1,126
Views: 198,653
Posted By loeky
Infinity Suit

Sort of getting sold on this. I have a set of Cayenne gear for trips, but the suit might work good for daily commuting... and trips.

Can you help give some insight into sizing? I'm 5'8" and...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-27-2010, 02:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 945
Posted By loeky
Concur. You'll love it. Make sure to rent snorkel...

Concur. You'll love it. Make sure to rent snorkel gear [or diving] and get in the water. Some of the most pristine waters you'll find anywhere - and warm enough to enjoy easily.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-26-2010, 06:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,222
Posted By loeky
The rest of your questions appear answered... ...

The rest of your questions appear answered...

I use a 16GB card with the Zumo, no problem. Found the cheapest one on Amazon and dunzo. Loaded 14GB on it, saved some room for other routes.

It...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-24-2010, 12:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 633
Posted By loeky
Thanks for the tip. I'm still trying to figure...

Thanks for the tip. I'm still trying to figure what's causing the ABS issue on my bike. Given how sudden the problem showed up [always disengaged], It has to either be an electrical problem or the...
Forum: Equipment 07-23-2010, 02:42 PM
Replies: 5,873
Views: 2,339,342
Posted By loeky
Went ahead and fixed that for you: ...

Went ahead and fixed that for you:


:rofl

I do applaud you for doing it on a bike versus just taking the truck.
Forum: Equipment 07-23-2010, 02:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,004
Posted By loeky
I think they're right. I wear a 9 in shoes, and...

I think they're right. I wear a 9 in shoes, and bought them in an 8 and was stoked.

Don't gauge fit from the first wear. They need to break in, which takes about 6mos. :]

Srsly, they're great...
Forum: Equipment 07-23-2010, 01:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,686
Posted By loeky
Oh, not sure if you can run power to the battery...

Oh, not sure if you can run power to the battery charger outlet while it's running. I could see this evening perhaps from a wall socket, and then you'd have to figure out how to wire it.
...
Forum: Equipment 07-23-2010, 01:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,686
Posted By loeky
I've this a few weeks now and it lasts about a...

I've this a few weeks now and it lasts about a full day. Haven't left it over multiple nights all hooked up to see total length.

My only comment on it so far is that I'd like the volume to go...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-23-2010, 12:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 633
Posted By loeky
Thanks guys. Looks like I'll rip off the side...

Thanks guys. Looks like I'll rip off the side panels and check it out this weekend.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-23-2010, 10:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 832
Posted By loeky
Thanks as well. Was literally just starting to...

Thanks as well. Was literally just starting to search this out as mine is getting floppy. Err, too floppy.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-23-2010, 10:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 633
Posted By loeky
Simple - Where is battery grounded?

Quick simple question - where does the battery ground terminate? Couldn't easily find it with the battery compartment open and thought I'd just ask. Want to check connections...
Forum: Equipment 02-07-2010, 04:46 PM
Replies: 736
Views: 214,753
Posted By loeky
Benchmade River

I picked one of these up about 2 years ago and love it. Super durable and keeps a crazy sharp edge. Waterproof and doesn't rust [yet] either - use it to chop abalone and fish when freediving.
...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-01-2010, 10:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,533
Posted By loeky
Thanks for the offers dudes. I will surely reach...

Thanks for the offers dudes. I will surely reach out when I know more.
Forum: Orange Crush 01-30-2010, 06:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,533
Posted By loeky
For ongoing future reference: - Combined...

For ongoing future reference:

- Combined knowledge of the knuckleheads at the tech day today couldn't help to diagnose the ABS light problem...

- To their credit and only after taking the bike...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-30-2010, 08:59 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,330
Posted By loeky
Shit, this is right around the corner from my...

Shit, this is right around the corner from my house. I'll be swinging by with my limpy/gimpy ABS problem for the masses to analyze.

Oh - and I just got my Teiz full suit in this AM for everyone to...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-29-2010, 12:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,533
Posted By loeky
- Wheel is on correctly based on sensor ring...

- Wheel is on correctly based on sensor ring being on the left side.
- Removed the sensor itself this AM to make sure it was clean and appears to be, with no visible gunk/dirt.
- Wheel spins true...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-29-2010, 08:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,533
Posted By loeky
The ABS sensor aligns with the grating on the...

The ABS sensor aligns with the grating on the wheel. It sounds though that the wheel itself is directional, which I didn't realize and couldn't tell.

Will rotate the wheel around and see if that...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-28-2010, 06:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,533
Posted By loeky
990 ABS Light Stuck On

Came up with a problem after taking off my front wheel to have a tire swapped out. The ABS warning light now stays on, even when restarting the bike multiple times. I've checked that everything is...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-16-2009, 11:20 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,454
Posted By loeky
You're totally right - I spaced and was referring...

You're totally right - I spaced and was referring to the links for a 640. I haven't bothered with any lowering on the LC8.
Forum: Orange Crush 11-15-2009, 09:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,454
Posted By loeky
I'm 5'8" and weigh 152 with a 30' inseam. I...

I'm 5'8" and weigh 152 with a 30' inseam. I started on KTM's with a 640. I'm now on a 990. It's tall. It's angry and I wouldn't give it up for anything at this point. I can get it on the center stand...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-13-2009, 02:54 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,378
Posted By loeky
OOooo happy birthday!

OOooo happy birthday!
Forum: Orange Crush 11-10-2009, 10:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,015
Posted By loeky
Without threadjacking too badly, does anyone know...

Without threadjacking too badly, does anyone know if there is a way to set the speedo if you've got a smaller sprocket? I'm currently 5MPG under indication and would like to fix it...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-02-2009, 12:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 644
Posted By loeky
Baja Almanac is Finally Ready!

I know a lot of you may be looking forward to this. I received an email saying the new, 2009 version, is complete and shipping!

Hopefully this link works for you as it's directly from the email:
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-24-2009, 02:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,830
Posted By loeky
Take care to cook away from camp and use a...

Take care to cook away from camp and use a canister or throw bag with either far from camp.

Food = far from camp. It's worth repeating, as they aren't after your femoral vein, they like candy...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-18-2009, 02:53 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,258
Posted By loeky
We're all assholes. There's nowhere to...

We're all assholes.

There's nowhere to ride.

DMW will make you check your bikes at the border. Your AR will also need to find a new home. Oh, and that blood seeking doberman will be impounded....
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-09-2009, 09:50 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,171
Posted By loeky
:D I've been planning a couple trips based...

:D

I've been planning a couple trips based on this thread and will be exploring once I move my GS out for an Orange Beast.

Let the sekrits be free... ;)
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-06-2009, 08:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 845
Posted By loeky
Humboldt

Concur with seeing Yosemite. It's pretty much worth the trip alone - rode through and down the backside when I picked up my 1150 from San Diego.

Enjoy the trip - should be a blast and enjoy your...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-14-2009, 08:12 PM
Replies: 552
Views: 25,067
Posted By loeky
Whammo - you told them about the 1 round minimum...

Whammo - you told them about the 1 round minimum purchase requirement for this offense, right?


[ok, i'm officially caught up on thread now. end comments.]
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