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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-26-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,190
Posted By onetravdown
The trails were great! Even though the roots and...

The trails were great! Even though the roots and rocks were slick as shit from the previous nights rain.

I thought I saw them loading someone into an ambulance back at the lunch stop. But not...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-25-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,190
Posted By onetravdown
I saw you in the parking lot and was wondering...

I saw you in the parking lot and was wondering how you made out. Good on ya for giving it a shot though!



My camera and mount malfunctioned several times so I missed capturing a lot of the...
Forum: Thumpers 08-15-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 6,642
Views: 1,034,031
Posted By onetravdown
Ktm-parts.com ???

Ktm-parts.com ???
Forum: Thumpers 08-15-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 10,377
Views: 484,006
Posted By onetravdown
I wasn't exactly willing.....but that tree sure...

I wasn't exactly willing.....but that tree sure was. Man, it still hurts just thinking about that. Although, my enduro crash last November was much worse.:eek1

I really think swapping out not...
Forum: Thumpers 08-15-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 10,377
Views: 484,006
Posted By onetravdown
Ironically, when I was there on the WRR, he was...

Ironically, when I was there on the WRR, he was never in front. :deal
Forum: Thumpers 08-15-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 10,377
Views: 484,006
Posted By onetravdown
He was an OK rider when the trails were straight...

He was an OK rider when the trails were straight and open. Beyond that...meh.
Forum: Thumpers 08-15-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 10,377
Views: 484,006
Posted By onetravdown
I think you may be over exaggerating his ability...

I think you may be over exaggerating his ability to ride that 690. :deal However, I do agree that the WRR is the much better of the two in single track.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-11-2014, 05:44 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,190
Posted By onetravdown
Last year I saw a couple of guys on Husky Terra...

Last year I saw a couple of guys on Husky Terra 650's. By mid-day they weren't having a lot of fun and looked pretty beat up. I'm guessing they tried an option or 2 and didn't fair so well.
Forum: Thumpers 08-11-2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 6,642
Views: 1,034,031
Posted By onetravdown
Nice panoramic shot. This was as close as I got....

Nice panoramic shot. This was as close as I got. I tried to make my daughter happy with a selfie. :lol3
...
Forum: Thumpers 08-10-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 6,642
Views: 1,034,031
Posted By onetravdown
Nice day for a ride ...

Nice day for a ride

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-G63DfR9sAwc/U-f9zUcpJGI/AAAAAAAACUE/x5Wd3nA8-N8/w1118-h629-no/Jim%2BThorpe%2B8-10-14%2B-%2B7
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-08-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,190
Posted By onetravdown
Just the trail in the 3rd video.

Just the trail in the 3rd video.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-08-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,190
Posted By onetravdown
I did this ride last year on a Husky TE630 and it...

I did this ride last year on a Husky TE630 and it did OK.

Here are a few videos:

Option starts at the 3:10 mark. I was trying to keep pace with the guy on the 250 smoker.
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Forum: Thumpers 08-03-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 6,642
Views: 1,034,031
Posted By onetravdown
Got out for a little rip today. With all the...

Got out for a little rip today. With all the rain we've had, the roots and rocks on the trails were really slippery in some places and I had a bit of trouble on some of the climbs.

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Forum: Thumpers 07-31-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 6,642
Views: 1,034,031
Posted By onetravdown
This was my first time riding this area. All the...

This was my first time riding this area. All the rest in the group ride these trails all the time. Including myself there were 2 530's, a 525 and a couple of 300 smokers.

First video had...
Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 6,642
Views: 1,034,031
Posted By onetravdown
Sent PM

Sent PM
Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2014, 06:06 AM
Replies: 6,642
Views: 1,034,031
Posted By onetravdown
If so, shoot me a PM with details

If so, shoot me a PM with details
Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 6,642
Views: 1,034,031
Posted By onetravdown
Anyone have a tall seat they would like to part...

Anyone have a tall seat they would like to part with?
Forum: Thumpers 07-25-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 10,377
Views: 484,006
Posted By onetravdown
Better to swap out the front end like your did

Better to swap out the front end like your did
Forum: Thumpers 07-25-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 10,377
Views: 484,006
Posted By onetravdown
Yeah, it was plush alright. But once you reached...

Yeah, it was plush alright. But once you reached the end of that "plushness" you knew you were fucked. Because the out of control rebound was about to send your ass soaring over the bars if you...
Forum: Thumpers 07-25-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 10,377
Views: 484,006
Posted By onetravdown
Seriously? When I had mine, that was the worst...

Seriously? When I had mine, that was the worst part of the bike and one of the first things I addressed. That stock rear shock is about the worst shock of any bike I've ever owned.
Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 10,377
Views: 484,006
Posted By onetravdown
That's a perfect description of them.

That's a perfect description of them.
Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 6,642
Views: 1,034,031
Posted By onetravdown
I'm not sure what tail light I have (pictured...

I'm not sure what tail light I have (pictured above) but it doesn't flop around at all. I had the ktm euro light on my previous 530 and it had the same stiffness as this one.
Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 6,642
Views: 1,034,031
Posted By onetravdown
I have the Sicass signals seen here: ...

I have the Sicass signals seen here:
https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-GBpgPhUjFeA/U80aRUHHMJI/AAAAAAAACNg/z3McAEFU5cQ/w459-h553-no/14+-+1

You can buy them here:...
Forum: Thumpers 07-20-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 6,642
Views: 1,034,031
Posted By onetravdown
Took the harder line, didn't have enough speed...

Took the harder line, didn't have enough speed and dug in.

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-9I3KSkQzxwA/U8wFtrRIQRI/AAAAAAAACMQ/FAM2WjAbKNs/w1005-h685-no/Coatesville+7-20-14+-+2
Forum: Thumpers 07-17-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 10,377
Views: 484,006
Posted By onetravdown
Maybe this guy regrets it? :lol3 He's...

Maybe this guy regrets it? :lol3

He's actually a friend of mine and was pretty worn out by this point. As a previous WRR owner, I'm well aware how heavy they are to pick up. Especially on a...
Forum: Thumpers 07-17-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 4,165
Views: 692,375
Posted By onetravdown
Really? Hmm...i guess I just never paid...

Really? Hmm...i guess I just never paid attention until a friend of mine bought a new Beta 300 this past spring.
Forum: Thumpers 07-17-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 4,165
Views: 692,375
Posted By onetravdown
Sweet ride. Favorite thing about the 501, built...

Sweet ride. Favorite thing about the 501, built in rear handles just like the Beta's. It's the little things.
Forum: Equipment 07-13-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 108,580
Posted By onetravdown
My homemade carrier has worked flawlessly for...

My homemade carrier has worked flawlessly for thousands and thousands of miles without issue. It's worked for all my bikes (light and heavy) and allowed me to carry them all over the country. I can...
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 6,642
Views: 1,034,031
Posted By onetravdown
I can't get 100 miles on mine.

I can't get 100 miles on mine.
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 6,642
Views: 1,034,031
Posted By onetravdown
Congrats on the 'new' ride. I absolutely love...

Congrats on the 'new' ride. I absolutely love mine.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-08-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 1,053
Views: 374,975
Posted By onetravdown
How about myself and the bike dropped in a mud...

How about myself and the bike dropped in a mud hole
https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-RVO3Mu9aw4w/U7wC1i1HJ_I/AAAAAAAACJ8/kPDNKvMeMgI/w856-h471-no/mud.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 07-07-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 6,642
Views: 1,034,031
Posted By onetravdown
I must not pay attention to "notchy" shifting. ...

I must not pay attention to "notchy" shifting. My 250xcw and both my first and second 530exc's all felt the same. I will say that my 08 had a dragging clutch that never really got sorted. My 10...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-07-2014, 05:40 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 45,262
Posted By onetravdown
I've had so many great rides in this helmet ...

I've had so many great rides in this helmet

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/A9sQ3BBlCf1c3fQOJUZZHU3yu_2D9--HrtO0Ad5-sM4=w646-h607-no
Forum: Thumpers 07-07-2014, 04:47 AM
Replies: 6,642
Views: 1,034,031
Posted By onetravdown
It's no fun crashing alone. :D It was a...

It's no fun crashing alone. :D

It was a great ride!
https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-k8tcdck_7jA/U7m2kYQyq-I/AAAAAAAACIM/6RIQVXVqVDM/w1079-h607-no/Coatesville+7-6-14+-+4
Forum: Thumpers 07-06-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 6,642
Views: 1,034,031
Posted By onetravdown
Don't you hate when you've ridden all day, you're...

Don't you hate when you've ridden all day, you're about a minute from the end of the trail, all your buddies are behind you and this happens? :lol3

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Forum: Thumpers 06-19-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 4,165
Views: 692,375
Posted By onetravdown
It wasn't a comparison. I was simply saying that...

It wasn't a comparison. I was simply saying that I chose to go back to a more dirt oriented bike than stay with a more street friendly one. For me, I would rather have more fun in the dirt than a...
Forum: Thumpers 06-19-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 4,165
Views: 692,375
Posted By onetravdown
While the 630 is obviously better on the road,...

While the 630 is obviously better on the road, the KTM is much more enjoyable in the dirt. After owning mine for a year, I decided I wanted to have more fun off road and gave up the street 'luxury'....
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 6,642
Views: 1,034,031
Posted By onetravdown
So, who wants to play internet mechanic? :deal ...

So, who wants to play internet mechanic? :deal

I've got a top end noise on first startup that goes away shortly after. I also have what I think is cam chain noise. Any guesses?

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Forum: Thumpers 04-28-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 6,642
Views: 1,034,031
Posted By onetravdown
Nice. Your scenery is just a bit nicer than what...

Nice. Your scenery is just a bit nicer than what we have out here.
Forum: Thumpers 04-28-2014, 04:34 AM
Replies: 6,642
Views: 1,034,031
Posted By onetravdown
Picked up a new to me 530 a couple of weeks ago. ...

Picked up a new to me 530 a couple of weeks ago. Finally got out for my first ride yesterday.
...
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