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Forum: Europe 07-07-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 249
Posted By stovepipe
Renting a moto in London for a day or so

Hey folks,

I'm in London until the 17th and was hoping to rent a moto to get out of London and tour around a bit (hopefully this Friday or Saturday). Do any of you all know of a good spot to rent...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-29-2013, 02:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 993
Posted By stovepipe
SPOT Tracker FAIL in Southern South America

Hey All,

My SPOT tracker did not appear to function south of Santiago, Chile during this past year. No 'check-in OK' messages went through south of this latitude.

I just got off the horn...
Forum: Latin America 10-24-2013, 05:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 750
Posted By stovepipe
Thanks all

Thanks for all the advice and well wishes guys. Hoping to be weight bearing and start PT in a week or so. I'll let you all know how the bike stuff pans out.

cheers
Forum: Latin America 10-21-2013, 03:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 750
Posted By stovepipe
I left my crashed my KLR in Cusco, Peru. Advice?

Hey gang,

I could use some advice. I'm from the States, and got hit in Peru. Here are the details.

I was heading out of Cusco when a car pulled out in front of me and took me out. It was...
Forum: Latin America 07-10-2013, 05:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 700
Posted By stovepipe
Mark is right on.

Hey there. I am traveling in Arg right now and can back up what Mark said. Everytime I cross into Argentina they ask me for the receipt of the payment.
Forum: Latin America 07-09-2013, 04:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 709
Posted By stovepipe
Good Suspension Mechanic in Salta, Argentina

Hello Gang,

My rear suspension damping reservior is leaking again on my stock 2001 Kawasaki KLR650. Does anyone know a good mechanic in Salta or Jujuy who can rebuild it for me? This is just a...
Forum: Latin America 05-13-2013, 05:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 646
Posted By stovepipe
Thank you both, Mark and Bush. I agree with you...

Thank you both, Mark and Bush. I agree with you guys. I think rebuilding it may last me for a little while, but will fail again, and probably with less miles each time. I'm looking into getting a...
Forum: Latin America 05-13-2013, 07:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 646
Posted By stovepipe
Blown rear suspension, KLR650, Florianopolis, Brazil

Hey Folks, I hate to only write when I am in a pickle, but here goes. I blew the damping in my rear suspension on my 2001 KLR 650 yesterday. I had it rebuilt in Ushuiaia the last time this...
Forum: Latin America 02-22-2013, 02:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 485
Posted By stovepipe
Fixed!!!

Hey Everyone,

If you ever have suspension problems in Ushuaia go to see Moto Pablo.

Here is his info:

Moto Pablo
Intendente Olmos 908
Ushuaia
Tel (02901) 444058
Forum: Latin America 02-19-2013, 06:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,168
Posted By stovepipe
Nice to meet you all!

Hey Guys.

I'm in Rio Gallegos right now and hopefully heading south to Ushuaia soon.

I hope to meet some of you guys soon. I'll be in the Ushuaia area for awhile and then heading back...
Forum: Latin America 02-19-2013, 05:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 485
Posted By stovepipe
I'm actually in Rio G. right now.

Hi Manolito,

I was about to head out of town to ride towards Ushuaia today. Are you free to meet up and chat? I just sent you a PM.

Thanks!
Bear
Forum: Latin America 02-18-2013, 08:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 485
Posted By stovepipe
Ushuaia. In need of KLR (87 - 07) rear suspension

Howdy folks!

I blew out the damping reservoir on my rear suspension a few days ago
on the Carretera Austral. The bike feels like bouncing on a really
old springy bed. On the tarmac I am doing...
Forum: Latin America 01-20-2013, 08:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 507
Posted By stovepipe
Thanks!

Thanks Goat.

The Dakar website leaves a little to be desired, and most of the locals in the area didn't really know where to be.... but there were tons of people lining the surrounding streets...
Forum: Latin America 01-18-2013, 12:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 507
Posted By stovepipe
Dakar Rally to Tierra Del Fuego!

Hola! I'm hoping to catch the last stage of the Dakar Rally (as a spectator!) and then ride down to Tierra Del Fuego. So I have two questions for yall.

1) do any of you have the coordinates for...
Forum: Americas 11-03-2012, 05:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 540
Posted By stovepipe
Want to share container los angeles - valparaiso chile - december

Hello Everyone,

I'm looking for folks who want to join a container shipping south. Here is the note I received from the fellow who is organizing the whole thing, Gastonia. So far he has been...
Forum: Latin America 08-16-2012, 05:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 917
Posted By stovepipe
Phone / Service in South America

Hello Everyone,

What phone / service do you all recommend for South America? I currently have Verizon and my smartphone is on its way out... actually, its been 3/4 dead for about a year. I would...
Forum: Thumpers 08-15-2012, 05:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 458
Posted By stovepipe
Thanks Crazy Brit!

That is a ton of good info. I really appreciate it. Now, to reading!
Forum: Thumpers 08-15-2012, 10:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 458
Posted By stovepipe
Turning a 640 Enduro into a 640 Adventure

Hi there,

I'm toying with the idea of downsizing in the Katoom Room. I have an 04 950 and it may be too much for a long ADV ride, while riding solo. I was thinking of the 640, but finding a 640...
Forum: Ride reports 08-15-2012, 10:27 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 9,076
Posted By stovepipe
Keep it coming!

Nice work Steve. I'm hooked.
Bear
Forum: Equipment 08-08-2012, 05:05 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 22,978
Posted By stovepipe
That is a good point. I think I'll give Stich a...

That is a good point. I think I'll give Stich a ring and see what they have to say.

I'll report back if they have any gems for us.
Forum: Equipment 08-02-2012, 03:46 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 22,978
Posted By stovepipe
Having trouble finding the retainers for older CBT's!

I have an older pair of CBT's, and I was hoping to make this mod. Nice work, by the way!

I called up MotoNation and it looks like Sidi doesn't make the Retainers that are attached with rivets...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-19-2012, 09:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 399
Posted By stovepipe
Help! Clutch cable needed in Fort Bragg!! 950 adv

Hey folks, hoping to ride again tmr on the sheetiron but I need a clutch cable for my ktm adv 950. I broke the hydraulic line todAy. Any and all help would be much appreciated. Pls give me a call!...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-06-2012, 11:51 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 13,051
Posted By stovepipe
Clutch Issues Solved! Drag and Clunky Shifting

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I just wanted to post a THANK YOU to the forum in general. I'd been suffering from poor shifting on...
Forum: Equipment 04-01-2011, 06:17 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 14,154
Posted By stovepipe
I too am a fan of having a two piece. I ride in...

I too am a fan of having a two piece. I ride in a Roadcrafter top with a pair of Darien pants. They fit more like jeans than the RC.

Having the ability to shed the pants at the end of the day...
Forum: Equipment 03-30-2011, 10:44 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 14,154
Posted By stovepipe
To the OP. I've had two Roadcrafter jackets...

To the OP.

I've had two Roadcrafter jackets and they've done quite well. Really stiff? you bet. Waterproof? Very much so. Decently vented for hot days, a little chilly for the winter days.
...
Forum: Equipment 03-29-2011, 08:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,861
Posted By stovepipe
Did you have the TRAX boxes on when you went...

Did you have the TRAX boxes on when you went down? How did they fair?

Eventhough I feel like most of my riding will be street, I don't want stuff shaking apart on the trail.... where you need...
Forum: Equipment 03-28-2011, 02:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,861
Posted By stovepipe
Thanks for the tips Guys. I'll take a look at my...

Thanks for the tips Guys. I'll take a look at my friend's Happy Trails rack that is mounted on his 990 and compare it with the SW Motech that came with my Adv950. I like the point you made about...
Forum: Equipment 03-25-2011, 02:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,861
Posted By stovepipe
Side Racks SW Motech VS Happy Trails

Ho There!

What do you think?

SW Motech quick lock side racks with TRAX Aluminum cans

OR

Happy Trails SU Rack with Happy Trails Denali Cans?
Forum: Orange Crush 05-13-2010, 09:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 457
Posted By stovepipe
Thanks guys. I'll keep hunting around... but I...

Thanks guys. I'll keep hunting around... but I have a sinking feeling that they are toast....
Forum: Orange Crush 05-12-2010, 01:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 457
Posted By stovepipe
990 Adventure brake disc runout spec?

Hey All,

I've been hunting for the runout spec on the brake discs (front and rear) for my 2008 Superduke, and they happen to be the same discs as the 990 Adventure.

Would any of yooz have a...
Forum: Road warriors 10-06-2009, 04:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,033
Posted By stovepipe
De-californication on a 2008 KTM SuperDuke

Hey there!

Just picked up a 2008 Superduke and I went a looking for my toolkit. It turns out that there is a huge canister (CA emissions thing) under the seat where the tools ought to be. ...
Forum: Road warriors 07-28-2009, 09:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,199
Posted By stovepipe
1999 VFR 800 Regulator Rectifier Help!!

Hello Everyone,

I was hoping for a little advice. I recently bought a RR online that i think people use to upgrade from the stock on the 1999 VFR.

The new RR (part number SH579C-12) is for a...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-08-2008, 07:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 449
Posted By stovepipe
WTB airhead gas tank - non toaster, non-touring

Hi there,

I'm on the hunt for a non-toaster, non-touring, smaller gas tank circa 1976. It should also have room under it for the mastercylinder. I'm restoring my 1976 R60/6.. I have the touring...
Forum: Equipment 12-10-2007, 06:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 442
Posted By stovepipe
Rear Case for 1999 VFR 800

Any recommendations?? I have hepco sidecases and they work nicely. I was thinking of picking up a hepco rear case and mount for it from eurotech, but i would like to avoid spending ~$400 bucks for...
Forum: Americas 10-01-2007, 12:30 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 9,847
Posted By stovepipe
sleep mask

it may be kinda funny,
but no need for a dark rainfly if you bring one of those sleep masks along with you.

I did so this summer and it definitely let me snooze, even in the blazing midnight sun.
Forum: Americas 09-27-2007, 03:48 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 9,847
Posted By stovepipe
How many milles are too many? I avarege 400...

How many milles are too many? I avarege 400 milles with the ocasional 500 and one day of 600, but is was all roads and no rain, are 350 ok? or maybe 250?

I will continue to ride and improve my...
Forum: Americas 09-27-2007, 02:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,692
Posted By stovepipe
thanks a ton for the advice, by the way!

thanks a ton for the advice, by the way!
Forum: Americas 09-27-2007, 01:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,692
Posted By stovepipe
i'll be trailing 2 bikes behind my little Subaru...

i'll be trailing 2 bikes behind my little Subaru Stationwagon..

I will definitely check out the AAA maps.

My girl is a novice rider and I don't want to push her too too much. So overnights...
Forum: Latin America 09-27-2007, 01:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 432
Posted By stovepipe
Thanks a bunch Lone Rider. I appreciate the...

Thanks a bunch Lone Rider.

I appreciate the direction!

I am thinking of taking a week total. Would you think that running day trips out of San Felipe would be a good call?

My girlfriend...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-27-2007, 01:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 429
Posted By stovepipe
Good point. I am thinking of the following: ...

Good point. I am thinking of the following:

Roundtrip from San Francisco in 1 week.

My girl is a novice rider, so i am trying to design this trip in such a way that it will whet her appetite...
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