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Forum: Orange Crush 07-18-2008, 08:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 647
Posted By govdog76
Canister- Actually already checked that; no fuel...

Canister- Actually already checked that; no fuel present. Good idea though.

Air filter- Good thought. I will check that this weekend.

Appreciate the replies so far. Anyone else with an...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-18-2008, 07:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 647
Posted By govdog76
950 LC8 poor cold idle

All,
I know that this is a topic which, in general, has been beat to death, but the search function did not reveal anyone who seemed to have my specific issue:

My LC8 has about 6K miles, and has...
Forum: Road warriors 06-03-2008, 05:51 AM
Replies: 9,928
Views: 1,540,897
Posted By govdog76
Walter- these expensive rims you are working your...

Walter- these expensive rims you are working your way through look like the perfect reason to give the wife why getting an SE is really a financially sensible purchase!! :rofl

Glad you are...
Forum: Road warriors 05-28-2008, 02:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 382
Posted By govdog76
950SM choke question from noob wrench

Gents (and ladies),

After 10 months with my lovely 950SM, i am finally getting up the nerve to do some wrenching. I am in every way a noob when it comes to mechanics, but i am trying!
I just...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-28-2008, 11:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 726
Posted By govdog76
Harry, Depending on your needs, you may find...

Harry,
Depending on your needs, you may find that Google maps for mobile actually works well. I use this (free) software on my BB 8310, and it works great when i am navigating on business trips. ...
Forum: Equipment 05-01-2008, 05:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,301
Posted By govdog76
Jamie- moto is on the right track. Once you...

Jamie-
moto is on the right track. Once you have been on your contract with AT&T for a certain length of time (30 days, 60days? can't remember) they will unlock your phone if you take it to a...
Forum: Equipment 04-04-2008, 04:12 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,769
Posted By govdog76
Generally hard to go wrong with a Canon in the...

Generally hard to go wrong with a Canon in the PnS world. SLRs, that is a different story.

Check out DPREview.com. This is an awesome site with very extensive reviews. Personally, my "drop in...
Forum: Road warriors 03-15-2008, 03:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,020
Posted By govdog76
Give it until at least 5K miles before getting...

Give it until at least 5K miles before getting nervous. The factory stated oil consumption for the LC8 is 1L/1000Km IIRC. This is definitely more that desirable, but my experience and that of...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-13-2008, 10:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 569
Posted By govdog76
How many miles Cheetah? These engines often...

How many miles Cheetah?

These engines often "use" oil for the first 5K or so miles, then slow down/stop.

I bought my 950 new last spring, and it used about .5L initially, then stopped after the...
Forum: Road warriors 03-07-2008, 09:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 510
Posted By govdog76
Thanks armatron. Fortunately, I do not need to...

Thanks armatron. Fortunately, I do not need to worry about bending the subframe in a crash, since I have the factory rear crash bars...errr...I mean exhaust cans...:lol3

Cheers.
Forum: Equipment 03-07-2008, 06:45 AM
Replies: 356
Views: 74,779
Posted By govdog76
Welcome to the wonderful world of KTM...

Welcome to the wonderful world of KTM parts/accessory procurement. :rofl

Seriously, this could either be an issue with KTM or with ktm-parts. In either case, you could just cancel the order and...
Forum: Equipment 03-06-2008, 11:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 831
Posted By govdog76
I definitely agree it is the monitor. I had this...

I definitely agree it is the monitor. I had this happen with two different Gateway CRTs several years ago (hooked to two different systems).

At this point, that monitor is not worth a minute of...
Forum: Road warriors 03-06-2008, 11:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 510
Posted By govdog76
Pillion peg structural significance?

For all of you mechanical engineer-types out there:

I am 6'6" and never carry a passenger, so I have removed the pillion pegs and their brackets from my KTM 950SM.

The question is: do these...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-04-2008, 06:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,321
Posted By govdog76
Agree with the others here. The biggest problem...

Agree with the others here. The biggest problem is that mentioned by scorpion. I have a similar "malady." I started on a 50cc Zuma while in graduate school, then moved up to a 400cc Majesty with...
Forum: Road warriors 02-11-2008, 01:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 590
Posted By govdog76
I agree with the other inmates that not only is...

I agree with the other inmates that not only is that type of wear normal, but indeed enviable!!

MY 950SM and I weep that you have such easy access to these type of roads.

All that being said, I...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-05-2007, 05:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,292
Posted By govdog76
Hmmm.....I will defer to the more experienced...

Hmmm.....I will defer to the more experienced wrenches and stand corrected, but I am confused then as to how the following situation occured:
-Had the bike in the shop for service during which both...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-04-2007, 06:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,292
Posted By govdog76
Quite true, except the left tank is where the...

Quite true, except the left tank is where the "reserve" fuel lives. So, the last gallon of fuel comes from the left tank after the right has emptied. Otherwise, the fuel is used equally from each...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-04-2007, 06:38 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 351
Posted By govdog76
Blatant plug for a great KTM shop in NC

Just wanted to throw a plug out there for Cycle Goodies in Winston-Salem NC. I was out riding on Wednesday, and stopped by the shop for the first time. I was saddened to find that they are closed...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-04-2007, 06:31 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,027
Posted By govdog76
IN!!! on the "grey sheep" 950SM. I will be there...

IN!!! on the "grey sheep" 950SM. I will be there to soak up knowledge and meet the folks who know these bikes inside and out. I will be bringing extra refreshments (what is a 46L topcase for???)...
Forum: Equipment 10-04-2007, 06:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,025
Posted By govdog76
I had the good fortune of being at my local...

I had the good fortune of being at my local dealer a few weeks back when the Scorpion rep came by to demo the new 1000's.

According to him, the availability date would be early November (sure).
...
Forum: Road warriors 10-03-2007, 12:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 676
Posted By govdog76
+1 Specifically, check the left petcock, as the...

+1 Specifically, check the left petcock, as the low gas sensor is in the left tank and is below the level of the hose that equalizes the levels in the tanks. Don't ask how I found out about that...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-26-2007, 04:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,461
Posted By govdog76
If it were me, I would just chuck it and sheel...

If it were me, I would just chuck it and sheel out the $189 for a 2610 from the e-tailer in another thread on Advrider that so many forum members have had good luck with.

The ~$100 difference in...
Forum: Equipment 09-26-2007, 04:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 646
Posted By govdog76
If the laptop is not currently on (i.e. in either...

If the laptop is not currently on (i.e. in either "off" or "hibernate" state) it should not bee very susceptable to vibration and a standard padded case should do just fine.

In general, laptops...
Forum: Equipment 09-21-2007, 03:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,041
Posted By govdog76
Quite right, in that case you might benefit from...

Quite right, in that case you might benefit from using the tablet. You might also benefit from getting treated for the UTI and holding off on drinking your own piss for a while! :rofl

Also, while...
Forum: Equipment 09-21-2007, 03:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,041
Posted By govdog76
I know, we shouldn't feed the trolls but...... ...

I know, we shouldn't feed the trolls but......

No tablet would be needed with urine since the tablet's intent is to kill microbial pathogens. Urine (like all bodily fluids that are not designed...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-17-2007, 08:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,101
Posted By govdog76
Twisties or anything else that causes frequent...

Twisties or anything else that causes frequent changes in direction will also confuse a GPS. GPS speed calculation works best when traveling in a straight line at a fixed altitude. Remember, it all...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-13-2007, 05:39 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,129
Posted By govdog76
Hi All, First, Glad to hear everyone is all...

Hi All,

First, Glad to hear everyone is all right (so far).

Sorry to (slightly) hijack this thread, but does anyone know if the bolt/guide design is the same on a 950SM as on an Adv? I will...
Forum: Equipment 09-11-2007, 05:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 908
Posted By govdog76
This is what I have at my house for when I need...

This is what I have at my house for when I need to leave an extra bike outside at night. It is VERY secure, and not nearly as susceptable to hacksaw/bolt cutters as an anchor you would get at the...
Forum: Equipment 09-11-2007, 04:57 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 8,036
Posted By govdog76
I am a relative novice to MCs, but a grizzled old...

I am a relative novice to MCs, but a grizzled old veteran camper:rofl. I have never been let down by a Thermarest. I find them very comfortable, packable, and reliable. Keep in mind that they make...
Forum: Road warriors 09-11-2007, 01:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,020
Posted By govdog76
I am not mechanical expert, but I do recall...

I am not mechanical expert, but I do recall seeing a couple threads on this forum discussing the lack of EPC on US bikes. I guess this is at least one emission system we are not saddled with!! ...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-10-2007, 05:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 865
Posted By govdog76
We get a house for a week down there and rent...

We get a house for a week down there and rent through Carolina Designs. They (and most of their properties) are located in and around Duck (northern outer banks). Our house is always cleaned well...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-09-2007, 05:23 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 7,331
Posted By govdog76
I was there this morning also on my KTM 950SM. ...

I was there this morning also on my KTM 950SM. Good range of bikes, with the vintage Norton being the standout (for me at least).

Always a nice bunch of people and generally a head turning bike...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-07-2007, 01:11 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,027
Posted By govdog76
hey skid- I grew up in boone and ride up...

hey skid-
I grew up in boone and ride up periodicaly to visit my folks/ride the brp.

pm me if you want together for a ride sometime.

cheers,

govdog
Forum: Road warriors 09-07-2007, 05:41 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,604
Posted By govdog76
I am so jealous! Post a ride report if you have...

I am so jealous! Post a ride report if you have a chance, would love to read about it.
Forum: Orange Crush 09-06-2007, 06:06 PM
Replies: 7
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Views: 782
Posted By govdog76
For all-around riding fun and capability, I think...

For all-around riding fun and capability, I think it is hard to beat either the A or the SM.

If you think you will be wanting to do a substantial amount of off-road riding, the A is the way to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-03-2007, 11:19 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,063
Posted By govdog76
I have managed several 200+ mile days on my 950...

I have managed several 200+ mile days on my 950 SM, but my first 300+ mile day was this past week on a rented HD Electra Glide. Rode 350+ miles around the Outer Banks and Down East part of NC.
...
Forum: Road warriors 09-03-2007, 07:10 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,604
Posted By govdog76
Hey Rick, Thanks for the cool thread. My...

Hey Rick,

Thanks for the cool thread. My perpetually sore behind and I are waiting eagerly for a "how to" on your seat. :roflIt looks like you made it a lot more comfortable without really...
Forum: Road warriors 09-03-2007, 07:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 890
Posted By govdog76
Thanks for the replys everyone. I have a very...

Thanks for the replys everyone. I have a very concientious service manager at the local dealership, who also races KTM LC4s, so he has been giving the beast a through check while i have been on...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-02-2007, 09:53 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,027
Posted By govdog76
CM, The 22-23 date will work for me. I...

CM,

The 22-23 date will work for me. I will plan to be there on my "Grey Sheep" 950SM. Thanks again for getting this together, i look forward to putting faces with names for some of the folks...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-28-2007, 06:30 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,027
Posted By govdog76
Hey CM, What a great thought. I would love...

Hey CM,

What a great thought. I would love to head west from the Triange where I am and learn a few things about my 950 SM from a master. I am a working man, but I could make most weekends.
...
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