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Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 19,877
Views: 2,307,684
Posted By NVTS
Mucho helpful, gracias. NVTS

Mucho helpful, gracias. NVTS
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 19,877
Views: 2,307,684
Posted By NVTS
So the front brake line runs from the MC to the...

So the front brake line runs from the MC to the caliper without any ABS line? Could you run a custom length line in place of the stock line without any ABS interference?
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 19,877
Views: 2,307,684
Posted By NVTS
Specific question for '14-15 owners... On...

Specific question for '14-15 owners...

On all of my KTM's I have run an extremely tall bar/riser combination. I am fearful of purchasing a new 690 and finding that there isn't enough cable slack....
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2014, 06:29 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 27,961
Posted By NVTS
I witnessed the uncrate of the first 690 Enduro...

I witnessed the uncrate of the first 690 Enduro my dealer received yesterday. It was pre sold to another customer and will be delivered next week. I was told I could not demo it as it was already...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-17-2014, 04:00 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,412
Posted By NVTS
Yes, I changed the oil jet

Yes, I changed the oil jet
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-16-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,412
Posted By NVTS
When I replaced the pushrod on my 04 last year I...

When I replaced the pushrod on my 04 last year I had the same issue. A mechanic friend came over and helped me reinstall the parts. I fired the bike up and let it come up to operating temp in...
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 27,961
Posted By NVTS
As to 2015 arrival in the USA... My dealer says...

As to 2015 arrival in the USA... My dealer says January but hoping for December. Is it really more like March, hoping for February?

I've yet to encounter a dealer that has as much knowledge...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-07-2014, 04:38 AM
Replies: 967
Views: 49,150
Posted By NVTS
That's roanoke/Montgomery county.

That's roanoke/Montgomery county.
Forum: Racing 12-06-2014, 05:06 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 11,335
Posted By NVTS
AB, I will be at breakfast tomorrow to give you...

AB, I will be at breakfast tomorrow to give you my take on SandBlast. I'd like to attend this year as well, even if only to volunteer.
You must attend the mandatory noob class before rallying. Last...
Forum: Thumpers 12-03-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 14,601
Posted By NVTS
How about the rally lite on an SE?:norton

How about the rally lite on an SE?:norton
Forum: Beasts 12-02-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 4,447
Views: 835,709
Posted By NVTS
So, what if the bike shown is the Elsinore? One...

So, what if the bike shown is the Elsinore? One part of a family of True Adventure bikes? A thumper, a twin and a beak wearing V4? :ear
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-02-2014, 04:13 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,412
Posted By NVTS
I had the same problem with my silver '04. Found...

I had the same problem with my silver '04. Found out I didn't seat the clutch plates correctly. It looked close but was out by just a bit. Reinstalled per the manual with the discs in the correct...
Forum: Ride reports 12-02-2014, 03:57 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 60,005
Posted By NVTS
Thanks for taking the time to answer. I'm a tall...

Thanks for taking the time to answer. I'm a tall fella too and find that I fit the twins much better than the 690. I sat on one yesterday and wondered where the rest of it was.
My next bike will...
Forum: Ride reports 12-01-2014, 04:09 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 60,005
Posted By NVTS
PYN, I think a better way to ask the question...

PYN, I think a better way to ask the question is...
If you weren't taking a passenger, and couldn't have the 690 RFR: would you build a 690 with fairings or keep rocking your 950? These are the...
Forum: Ride reports 11-28-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 19,783
Posted By NVTS
Jason stayed on the track. It was sand and scrub...

Jason stayed on the track. It was sand and scrub but it was track. I just had a feeling about the remoteness of this part of desert. The sand wasn't terrible for me but definitely a challenge as...
Forum: Ride reports 11-27-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 19,783
Posted By NVTS
PygRydr, Jason Jetson is still without the next...

PygRydr, Jason Jetson is still without the next KTM. Patience better pay cause cabin fever is giving me the shakes.:huh. Enjoy your ride this week.:pynd
Forum: Ride reports 11-27-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 19,783
Posted By NVTS
I dig the equity in the photo collage above. Two...

I dig the equity in the photo collage above. Two dumps apiece. :lol3
Forum: Ride reports 11-27-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 19,783
Posted By NVTS
As I recall coming down Ophir Pass... There were...

As I recall coming down Ophir Pass... There were a couple of mtn bikers(cyclists) and one was walking their bicycle down some of the sections. Piece of cake on a 500lb machine; until it isn't. :evil
Forum: Ride reports 11-27-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 19,783
Posted By NVTS
GPS data... My Garmin 60c had a 4 gig card and...

GPS data...
My Garmin 60c had a 4 gig card and handled all of the tracks out, the return route and the map set for NM,CO,UT,NV.

No sense in loading the map set for areas we wouldn't encounter;...
Forum: Beasts 11-24-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 4,447
Views: 835,709
Posted By NVTS
I hope Larryboy is right and its a 650 single. ...

I hope Larryboy is right and its a 650 single. An updated XR650r with e-start, powerful stator and rally inspired fairing. SOLD:evil
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2014, 04:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,170
Posted By NVTS
There's a thread already. ...

There's a thread already.
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=891170&highlight=Basel

What's your timeframe for ordering as I am considering this as well. I recently sold my 950...
Forum: Beasts 11-13-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 4,447
Views: 835,709
Posted By NVTS
Will someone please splatter their F800 gs with...

Will someone please splatter their F800 gs with modeling clay mud, so we can move the speculation to the next level. :ear:lol3
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-12-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,752
Posted By NVTS
Still after an SE?

Still after an SE?
Forum: Ride reports 10-10-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 19,783
Posted By NVTS
I offer up these next two pictures as proof that...

I offer up these next two pictures as proof that life can be funny. On my first leg of the TAT in 2011 I had a problem with my KTM's fuel system. This is the first place I stopped because there was...
Forum: Ride reports 10-10-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 19,783
Posted By NVTS
http://nvts.smugmug.com/Travel/TATN2/i-Qp6Djpg/0/L...

http://nvts.smugmug.com/Travel/TATN2/i-Qp6Djpg/0/L/011-L.jpg (http://nvts.smugmug.com/Travel/TATN2/44156512_KB2nzS#!i=3567943343&k=Qp6Djpg&lb=1&s=A)
...
Forum: Ride reports 10-10-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 19,783
Posted By NVTS
A few pics from the first few days on trail. I...

A few pics from the first few days on trail. I tried to capture the scale of this country and if your monitor is big enough you can make out two dust clouds in the distance.
...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-06-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 737
Views: 102,642
Posted By NVTS
Less curry more wishing for a bike that won't...

Less curry more wishing for a bike that won't ever be made:evil
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-22-2014, 04:19 AM
Replies: 19,164
Views: 7,888,564
Posted By NVTS
And then Battle Mountain, NV... ...

And then Battle Mountain, NV...
http://nvts.smugmug.com/Travel/TATN2/i-cnHJn7F/0/L/CA_09071421185079-L.jpg (http://nvts.smugmug.com/Travel/TATN2/44156512_KB2nzS#!i=3518603046&k=cnHJn7F&lb=1&s=A)
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-22-2014, 04:17 AM
Replies: 19,164
Views: 7,888,564
Posted By NVTS
Somewhere in Colorado on a recent TAT attack. ...

Somewhere in Colorado on a recent TAT attack.
http://nvts.smugmug.com/Travel/TATN2/i-kPRGgNC/0/L/CA_09071421161309-L.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 09-22-2014, 03:12 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 60,005
Posted By NVTS
I'm not on Facebook and I certainly appreciat the...

I'm not on Facebook and I certainly appreciat the ADV updates.
When will the LPR 690 be available in the US? Plan on a reveal at Eicma:evil? It's what every LC8 owner wants.

NVTS
Forum: Ride reports 09-20-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 19,783
Posted By NVTS
Cinnamon, California, then Hurricane. Hurricane...

Cinnamon, California, then Hurricane. Hurricane was a very loose, rocky descent.

Random thanks go out to the folks at Woodys Wheel Works. They built stronger, narrower wheels for my 950 reusing...
Forum: Ride reports 09-19-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 19,783
Posted By NVTS
To my memory it was 43 miles on the interstate to...

To my memory it was 43 miles on the interstate to Salina! Long EFFIN way from the end of the track. And the place with all the bull/moon dust is referred to as Devils Canyon. Fitting name?:deal
Forum: Ride reports 09-08-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 19,783
Posted By NVTS
http://nvts.smugmug.com/Travel/TATN2/i-s5B2hvS/0/L...

http://nvts.smugmug.com/Travel/TATN2/i-s5B2hvS/0/L/CA_09071421155517-L.jpg (http://nvts.smugmug.com/Travel/TATN2/44156512_KB2nzS#!i=3518596966&k=s5B2hvS&lb=1&s=A)...
Forum: Ride reports 09-08-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 19,783
Posted By NVTS
Random photo dump. ...

Random photo dump.
http://nvts.smugmug.com/Travel/TATN2/i-QXmghvh/0/L/CA_09061421485391-L.jpg (http://nvts.smugmug.com/Travel/TATN2/44156512_KB2nzS#!i=3515902973&k=QXmghvh&lb=1&s=A)...
Forum: Ride reports 09-04-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 19,783
Posted By NVTS
I should also say we had to eject and hit I-70...

I should also say we had to eject and hit I-70 forty three miles outside of Salina. It was that long of a day and we'd still be out there. After green river there's no service on I-70 for 100 miles
Forum: Ride reports 09-04-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 19,783
Posted By NVTS
We didn't go through Black Bear pass. Down Ophir...

We didn't go through Black Bear pass. Down Ophir into telluride.
Left Moab this morning and made it to Green River without incident. Started into Black Dragon Wash and the interest escalated. That...
Forum: Ride reports 09-01-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 19,783
Posted By NVTS
Didn't open the vents in my jacket or pants today...

Didn't open the vents in my jacket or pants today until after lunch. It was brisk!
Forum: Thumpers 08-24-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,630
Posted By NVTS
These are VERY different motorcycles. Ya might...

These are VERY different motorcycles. Ya might want to give google a holler and see what opinions others have already posted. Or ask about oil, tires or cup holders.:D
Seriously, search.
Forum: Vendors 08-24-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 607
Views: 82,296
Posted By NVTS
I've only got 300 miles on the setup. My forks...

I've only got 300 miles on the setup. My forks are off getting serviced before my departure so I likely won't be able to report until mid September. But I do like the ability to lift off e seat and...
Forum: Vendors 08-24-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 607
Views: 82,296
Posted By NVTS
Ken, I have 04 ADV SW7 air kit with SAS...

Ken, I have
04 ADV
SW7 air kit with SAS delete and smog-b-gone
2-1 Akra's can
175 180 main
FP needle #3
42 pilot
Stock iaj
Flex jets 2.5 out
Floats 4mm
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