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Forum: Orange Crush 08-23-2013, 09:49 AM
Replies: 18,818
Views: 7,601,913
Posted By sama3033
I've seen a number of pictures of your bike on...

I've seen a number of pictures of your bike on different forums (Facebook?)Still to my mind the best looking Adventure out there. She looks nasty. Two thumbs way up.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-06-2013, 03:43 PM
Replies: 18,818
Views: 7,601,913
Posted By sama3033
Dutch

haha - not unless someone borrowed it without my knowledge. But I have done my best to make it look the way I wanted it to. It's why I love this bike - no two are the same. Each one takes on the...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-06-2013, 08:22 AM
Replies: 18,818
Views: 7,601,913
Posted By sama3033
07 990

http://i1280.photobucket.com/albums/a483/Simon_Andrew_MacArthur/IMG_0713_zps5cf5fc32.jpg (http://s1280.photobucket.com/user/Simon_Andrew_MacArthur/media/IMG_0713_zps5cf5fc32.jpg.html)
Forum: Orange Crush 05-27-2013, 08:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,748
Posted By sama3033
Hotzmonster

If you're not planning to revalve at the same time what you're planning is pretty easy - I just did my forks with longer, stiffer springs and a new shim stack/valve job which made things a bit more...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-26-2013, 01:55 PM
Replies: 18,818
Views: 7,601,913
Posted By sama3033
Beastie

I had her stolen some time ago and got her back through sheer dumb luck. I took the opportunity to do some upgrades - she's now essentially an 'S' - Alex at Konflict did the stretch on my shock for...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-26-2013, 01:50 PM
Replies: 18,818
Views: 7,601,913
Posted By sama3033
Before: ...

Before:

http://advrider.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=208628&d=1244752405

and after:
...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-04-2013, 01:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,641
Posted By sama3033
140/80/18 not seating

I just put a Desert 140 on my 990 rim (4.25") and it would not seat at all - anyone have ideas about how to get it on the rim so it stays?
Forum: Orange Crush 04-04-2013, 11:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,362
Posted By sama3033
Motoz

I just got back from my shop, trying to mount a Desert 140/80/18 and it would NOT seat on my 4.25" rim - how did you guys get yours on (and stay on)?
Forum: Orange Crush 04-04-2013, 11:43 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,512
Posted By sama3033
Motoz

Hmm, I literally just got back from the local shop and was sorely disappointed - no matter how we tried we could NOT get the Motoz to seat on my 4.25" rim. Anyone looking for a brand new 140/80/18...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-02-2013, 08:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 703
Posted By sama3033
Suspension

Thanks to all for the response - I'll check them out.
Forum: Orange Crush 04-02-2013, 03:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 703
Posted By sama3033
East Coast suspension shops?

People

I've been trying hard to find anyone remotely close to NY who can work on my 990 shock (I'm stretching it). Everyone with any expertise seems to be on the other side of the Pacific side...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-02-2013, 03:05 PM
Replies: 22,917
Views: 1,543,607
Posted By sama3033
990 Suspension in NY?

Hey good people

I've been trawling the web for anyone in the tri-state who can work on my KTM Adventure suspension. Everyone and I mean everyone who has this kind of expertise seems to be on the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-02-2013, 02:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 828
Posted By sama3033
We're taking over again

Hey Nylon

I've been in this forsaken town for thirty sorry years - Bristol born, now living in Brooklyn (the better boro). Once you realize how boring Manhattan is you'll be over here too!
...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-02-2013, 07:46 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 13,225
Posted By sama3033
990 Forks + shock

I just stretched my forks to 'S' specs and revalved with Race Tech valves. I just put 'em back on the bike yesterday. They should be somewhat stiffer, less prone to bottoming and plusher. I'll give a...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-20-2013, 03:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 355
Posted By sama3033
990 Shock Stretch

Help!

I'm stretching my shock and want to get the spring off before shipping. Anyone have a clue as to how I get it off? The rings top and bottom are smooth - no allen keys or indents with which...
Forum: Vendors 03-14-2013, 08:33 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 18,672
Posted By sama3033
Mount for 990

Oh man! amazing stuff guys - a friend gave me his GPR V1 and I have been looking for a mount to fit it to my 990 Adventure so I'm wondering if this will work. I have Rox risers on the bike as it is...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-13-2013, 04:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 641
Posted By sama3033
brakes

Ah -ha! Thanks Henry. Always has been my mantra - when in doubt hit it harder!

SM
Forum: Orange Crush 03-13-2013, 02:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 641
Posted By sama3033
Pissed Adventure brakes

Anyone with experience changing their Brembo brake pads on the 990? I'm giving it a whirl and right off the bat it's already a right PITA. Mine are clearly a slightly different model piston than the...
Forum: Vendors 02-25-2013, 03:31 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,529
Posted By sama3033
Chatterbox

PM with price for a set for two people
Forum: The Garage 12-15-2012, 09:44 AM
Replies: 409
Views: 79,832
Posted By sama3033
Xrap I found this thread on a different...

Xrap

I found this thread on a different forum by Tygaboy (he's on Youtube as well) - when I do my tanks next year I'm going to follow his lead. It's a well done piece and detailed as all get-go,...
Forum: The Garage 11-26-2012, 08:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,962
Posted By sama3033
Relace

I just relaced my new 21" rim and went by some tutorials I found on Youtube (man, I love Youtube) Always remember someone's been there before you and recorded it. Mine came out pretty good I must...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-26-2012, 08:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,330
Posted By sama3033
Konflict Yeah I had to do some jiggling with...

Konflict

Yeah I had to do some jiggling with the compression valve before realizing that pulling the rebound to one side was the ticket but I was nervous about bending something and having it be...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-25-2012, 11:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,330
Posted By sama3033
Capt.saveaho

I've already completed the forks and there's a tiny bit of grinding to do there before you can get to the compression shim stack but it's nothing and only requires some Locktite on the threads when...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-25-2012, 08:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,330
Posted By sama3033
Ha, the link might help! ...

Ha, the link might help!

http://bayarearidersforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=145975
Forum: Orange Crush 11-25-2012, 08:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,330
Posted By sama3033
Carbon

Bronco

I found this thread here too. It's a really nice primer on how to lay up not-so-easy shapes in carbon; a CF/kevlar Suzuki SV tank. Really nicely done by Tygaboy - I'm going to follow his...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-23-2012, 11:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,330
Posted By sama3033
Konflict

Konflict my friend - I bought the spring for the stretch from you and have the rebound shim provided by Superplush (not sure how it differs from stock but we'll find out soon). Racetech valve and...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-23-2012, 08:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,330
Posted By sama3033
Nitrogen

Bronco

Yeah, I'm aware of that little detail but Racetech has a work-around that I'm eager to try. I'm one of those experiential learners - learn by doing and if I fuck it up I keep trying until I...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-22-2012, 09:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,330
Posted By sama3033
990 Shock Stretch

I know, I know! there are a million threads on this topic but I've just finished stretching and revalving my forks so now it's back to the man-cave and on to the shock and there doesn't seem to be as...
Forum: The Garage 11-22-2012, 09:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 479
Posted By sama3033
Lengthening my 990 shock

I'm lengthening my vanilla 990 shock to 'S' specs. Anyone who has experience with this I'm all ears. I've just finished my forks so I'm hoping to get the shock finished soon. If there's already a...
Forum: The Garage 11-07-2012, 10:20 AM
Replies: 409
Views: 79,832
Posted By sama3033
My two cents

TRM

Great thread. I'm really happy I found it and thanks for getting it up. Like you I'm just dipping my toe into CF but before I got going I had to get my man-cave in operation so I went onto...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-28-2012, 06:09 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 16,163
Posted By sama3033
Stebel FYI

I realize this is late. I did the Frankenhorn mod and eventually it died, I think after some deep water crossings in the Pine Barrens but I can't be sure. Anyway I have a new one and the...
Forum: The Garage 09-22-2012, 08:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,294
Posted By sama3033
Thank god

I have this exact problem - after some hard off-road riding and a couple of fjord crossings my Steubel quit. I'm off to the man-cave so see if I can do some CPR on it. Man, I love ADVR. The knowledge...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-20-2012, 08:18 AM
Replies: 6,775
Views: 1,563,788
Posted By sama3033
Your thread

We must have posted seconds apart
Forum: Orange Crush 09-20-2012, 07:32 AM
Replies: 6,775
Views: 1,563,788
Posted By sama3033
New Adventure

http://www.enduro360.com/2012/09/19/featured/2013-ktm-1190-adventure-specifications/
Forum: Orange Crush 09-14-2012, 02:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 399
Posted By sama3033
my 990 suspension raise

As some may remember I had my 990 stolen a while back but miraculously got it back with some damage and have been slowly resuscitating her with much TLC. In the meantime it seems the obvious time in...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-14-2012, 02:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,383
Posted By sama3033
New rim

I just did this myself for the first time with a new Takasago rim from Rad, replaced and trued it with a stand I got on EBay. It,s not that hard and the results are pretty good if I do say so myself....
Forum: The Garage 01-10-2012, 12:47 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 76,207
Posted By sama3033
DIY Blast Cabinet

Dunno how inappropriate it is but I got myself two 85 gallon steel drums - one will be the blast cabinet when I'm finished chewing the crap out of it and the other will be the baking oven for powder...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-12-2011, 07:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,813
Posted By sama3033
Adventure concept

I would have bought this - circa 2000 Adventure concept305446
Forum: Orange Crush 12-04-2011, 07:50 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 28,914
Posted By sama3033
Cycle Hutt

No, something is up here - i order something from them a month ago - no show - no terrible big deal - it was a small item but I emailed them several times and got zero response - I mean nothing. I...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-22-2011, 11:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,482
Posted By sama3033
New KTM

But can you get knobblies for it?
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