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Forum: Thumpers 03-30-2006, 08:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 729
Posted By twsiv
Pissed Stolen '01' 640 Adv Dallas TX

Hey guys, my Adv 640 was stolen from my office last night.
I've called the cops and all the regional shops to keep an eye out for individuals buying ignitions. I'll keep an eye on eBay for parts...
Forum: Thumpers 10-14-2004, 09:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,435
Posted By twsiv
I ride the Metzler Saraha on my daily commute in...

I ride the Metzler Saraha on my daily commute in Dallas and I've no probs with them, great tire infact.
Forum: Thumpers 07-29-2004, 10:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 637
Posted By twsiv
I like that idea, the cable seems to want to...

I like that idea, the cable seems to want to migrate forward often. That may have something to do with this being the third Cable on the bike with 7600mi.

I usually go to N on the down shift now...
Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2004, 10:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 637
Posted By twsiv
Clutch Cable Adj '01' 640 Adv

So I did my first clutch cable replace last night. After searching previous post regarding the operation I did as mentioned and pulled the new one through and hooked it up, no sweat, it only took me...
Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2004, 10:06 AM
Replies: 8,558
Views: 1,808,833
Posted By twsiv
I would be interested. Taylor 214-727-2221 ...

I would be interested.
Taylor
214-727-2221
twsiv@yahoo.com
Forum: Thumpers 06-19-2004, 09:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 799
Posted By twsiv
flat repair

Ok I consider my self blessed so far 6k miles and I just got my first flat. I picked up a good size nail, small spike really. I have a couple tubes so I just need to change it tomorrow. I'm curious...
Forum: Thumpers 06-19-2004, 08:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,568
Posted By twsiv
so do you have a report for us yet? is there...

so do you have a report for us yet? is there buffeting.
I'd like to do that myself, although one more thing to not clean. :-)
Forum: Equipment 05-26-2004, 07:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 733
Posted By twsiv
That's great to know. Those are on the short list...

That's great to know. Those are on the short list and that kind of customer service will take them to the top. How do you like those boxes? Any problem with them being to narrow. I commute on my 640...
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2004, 11:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,201
Posted By twsiv
I think Cycoactive has a nice tube and tyr iron...

I think Cycoactive has a nice tube and tyr iron bag that mounts to the front fender.
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2004, 11:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,201
Posted By twsiv
My 01 came with a charcoal canister and no tool...

My 01 came with a charcoal canister and no tool box. I bought the box, wow it's pricey, and recently was hooked up with a tool set thx 2 Scotty. The Tool box is nice but imho I think it should be...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-11-2004, 07:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,688
Posted By twsiv
I want a Moto 6.5. :nod I like the styling of...

I want a Moto 6.5. :nod
I like the styling of the prototype 950. I don't think it looks much like a dirt bike but I would love to ride that bike to work everyday. I'm drawn to my 640 for the styling...
Forum: Thumpers 05-11-2004, 07:08 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,862
Posted By twsiv
KTM 640 is the way to go! I'm ex E-6 w/5th SFG...

KTM 640 is the way to go! I'm ex E-6 w/5th SFG and my 640 fits my personality better than the softer lower other D/S bikes.
I love my hard charging commute in the mornings, like this morning where I...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-10-2004, 08:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,688
Posted By twsiv
wtf is this?

I found this on a foreign website(italia), any idea what the story with this bike is? :ear
www.motocicliste.net/news/ intermot_news_ktm.asp
Maybe I should ask the Beastly forum.
Forum: Ride reports 05-06-2004, 07:48 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,951
Posted By twsiv
Those pictures were an unexpected pleasure. Thank...

Those pictures were an unexpected pleasure. Thank You and let's see more. :thumb
Forum: Thumpers 05-05-2004, 07:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,873
Posted By twsiv
Road Book Holder

Flanny, I'm interested in your road book holder and custom bracket. I went to you website to see the pics of it installed and it doesn't pull up any longer? Is it up? If so could I have the url?
...
Forum: Equipment 04-28-2004, 07:36 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,858
Posted By twsiv
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Forum: Equipment 04-28-2004, 07:35 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,858
Posted By twsiv
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Forum: Equipment 04-28-2004, 07:34 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,858
Posted By twsiv
iPaq2200 set up on a KTM 640R

I've yet to power the thing, but will. I definately like Squids ideas and tips on the wireless headset. I looked at Otterbox and others and IMHO they are to big. Instead of a $100 Armour box I bought...
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2004, 10:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,408
Posted By twsiv
Gordy, that's the old way. At least here in Texas...

Gordy, that's the old way. At least here in Texas we have no fault divorce and no alimony :deal , so you can just trade her in for a newer, younger, firmer model. :thumb
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2004, 06:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,408
Posted By twsiv
Gordy, Wow! That looks like a lot of work. What...

Gordy, Wow! That looks like a lot of work. What is the purpose? Damn and I'm stressing over fork seals and you melted the can and put it back together.
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2004, 07:02 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,450
Posted By twsiv
Great response, Thx

Well, thanks everyone for your post. This site continues to impress me with the wealth of knowledge and advice available and it’s times like this when that upgrade donation I made seems like chump...
Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2004, 07:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,450
Posted By twsiv
KTM Fork Leak? Shade Tree Mech Diagnosis needed.

Got a new development with my 01 640 Adv. Went out to the fridge in the garage to get a brewski and looked over and noticed fluid leaking out of my right front fork. This is a new development, within...
Forum: Equipment 03-31-2004, 09:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 968
Posted By twsiv
I have one of those for commuting with and I like...

I have one of those for commuting with and I like it. I bought mine on ebay, new and cheap.
Forum: Equipment 03-31-2004, 09:43 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,731
Posted By twsiv
Fieldsheer Mesh

Dallas has a similar climate to MS. I've worn the Fieldsheer Mesh for over a year now. I bought two Field sheer jackets with armor, the mesh and the solid fabric for the winter and it's about 85%-15%...
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2004, 08:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,576
Posted By twsiv
I'm sure there are better quality bags out there...

I'm sure there are better quality bags out there but for what I use the bag for it works great. I, like dirtrider, don't like that you have to unzip it partailly to feed the monster, but after a year...
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2004, 07:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,067
Posted By twsiv
Great bike for road and especially gravel roads...

Great bike for road and especially gravel roads and trails. I've had mine in some seriously tight spots in the E. TN Mountains. It crushes the local oil roads/gravel roads here in TX and I ride mine...
Forum: Thumpers 03-22-2004, 06:20 AM
Replies: 8,558
Views: 1,808,833
Posted By twsiv
[QUOTE=Victor_Torres]Today I pick up my used 2001...

[QUOTE=Victor_Torres]Today I pick up my used 2001 640 Adventure,
[QUOTE]

Victor,
Nice bike, great choice. I have an 01 and love it. :thumb
Enjoy!
Taylor
Forum: Thumpers 03-08-2004, 10:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,069
Posted By twsiv
Creeper, Will you do me the favor of pointing...

Creeper,
Will you do me the favor of pointing me to your rant on "Shut the Fuck Up, your motorcycle."
Thx
Forum: Equipment 03-07-2004, 11:33 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,774
Posted By twsiv
Mack, Good to hear you like yours. I'm always a...

Mack,
Good to hear you like yours. I'm always a litlle leary of someone from up north telling me how cool something can be. I mean unless you ride in the TX heat you really can't know just how...
Forum: Thumpers 03-07-2004, 11:30 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,942
Posted By twsiv
Dan, nice fender. I want one.

Dan, nice fender. I want one.
Forum: Equipment 03-05-2004, 06:54 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,774
Posted By twsiv
k2, That 661 unit looks bad ass, is that an...

k2,
That 661 unit looks bad ass, is that an intergrated kidney belt. I'm wondering what the fit would be for me I have a pretty big chest and much smaller waist. Does is have spandex in it or just...
Forum: Equipment 03-03-2004, 10:18 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,831
Posted By twsiv
I own an SD100. I dropped it and damaged the...

I own an SD100. I dropped it and damaged the toggle button on the back. Sent it to cannon they repalced it under warranty n/c. Great camera for point and shoot. I have the SD media so my camera, iPaq...
Forum: Thumpers 03-03-2004, 07:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,464
Posted By twsiv
I paid just a hair under $5k for an 01 with 700mi...

I paid just a hair under $5k for an 01 with 700mi in early 03 and had it shipped from a dealer in NY for about $250 OTR. The dealer put it in a Duccati crate for me. I had it shipped to a local...
Forum: Thumpers 03-03-2004, 07:13 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,942
Posted By twsiv
I used to buy the Injection Molds and plastic...

I used to buy the Injection Molds and plastic parts for GE Appliances, well, me and 10 others. In a limited quantity you could use an aluminum mold however steel is the way to go for longer...
Forum: Beasts 02-27-2004, 11:13 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,255
Posted By twsiv
Wow, nice deal. Congrats on the new ride!

Wow, nice deal. Congrats on the new ride!
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2004, 03:21 PM
Replies: 8,558
Views: 1,808,833
Posted By twsiv
Nate, how do you like that seat compared to your...

Nate, how do you like that seat compared to your stock brick? I've been thinking about a seat mod or a switch to the '03' stock seat.
Forum: Equipment 02-23-2004, 02:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,304
Posted By twsiv
Windex wipes from the Grocery store carried in...

Windex wipes from the Grocery store carried in the tank bag. There are fifty or so per pkg which is flexible and has an adhesive opening which keeps the wipes moist for months. I RainX my shield and...
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2004, 09:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 704
Posted By twsiv
wow that sounds like fun.

wow that sounds like fun.
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2004, 08:31 AM
Replies: 8,558
Views: 1,808,833
Posted By twsiv
01 that lives in Dallas and spends alot of time...

01 that lives in Dallas and spends alot of time jumping curbs but it does get a bit of trial time.
Forum: Ride reports 02-20-2004, 08:49 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,364
Posted By twsiv
What a great thing to do together. You're both...

What a great thing to do together. You're both very lucky. Congrats and thanks for sharing.
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