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Forum: Orange Crush 11-18-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 479
Posted By rvsparky
My 2014 came with spares. Pretty sure the dealer...

My 2014 came with spares. Pretty sure the dealer didn't put them there. Not sure they could get the seat off [emoji16]
Forum: Americas 11-12-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 722
Posted By rvsparky
Come on guys, work with me here. I need a riding...

Come on guys, work with me here. I need a riding buddy [emoji6]


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Forum: Americas 11-12-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 722
Posted By rvsparky
I'm also a cautious rider, a non smoker, will...

I'm also a cautious rider, a non smoker, will have an occasional Tequila, fair sense of humor, speak 50 words of Spanish at best and also not on a budget. I have ridden in almost every state in...
Forum: EMEA 10-27-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,364
Posted By rvsparky
I also would like to ride that area next summer....

I also would like to ride that area next summer. I'm retired as well. Will send you an email
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-28-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 717
Posted By rvsparky
Tks. I'm going to put this area on my short list....

Tks. I'm going to put this area on my short list. GOOD REPORT!


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Forum: Day Trippin' 09-28-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 717
Posted By rvsparky
Great report. I'm trying to find this area. You...

Great report. I'm trying to find this area. You say you can see the Black Hills 45 miles to the south ?? Is this the same area as the Battle of Slim Buttes ?
Tks


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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-27-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 442
Views: 109,043
Posted By rvsparky
Maps

Can you recommend maps for back country ridding ??
Out here in some of the western states we have Bench Mark atlas that works quite well. Any thing there ?? Tks
Forum: Americas 06-03-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 385
Posted By rvsparky
Cool2 Would love to join you BUT 1 I don't sleep on the...

Would love to join you BUT 1 I don't sleep on the ground any more 2 My schedule if full until Sept. Sorry
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-27-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,991
Posted By rvsparky
Well done. Thank you!!!!!

Well done. Thank you!!!!!
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 2,324
Views: 341,387
Posted By rvsparky
Good info. Thanks Sent from my iPad...

Good info. Thanks


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Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 2,324
Views: 341,387
Posted By rvsparky
I've got the dongle. Now what????

Picked up my new bike today and when I ordered it part of the package was for them to include the dongle. I have one on my 1190r and have it sorted out for the most part. On the 690 not much info. ...
Forum: Americas 03-10-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,183
Posted By rvsparky
Shake it up a little. How about the Ozarks ???? ...

Shake it up a little. How about the Ozarks ???? Love them in spring !!!
Forum: Orange Crush 02-26-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,732
Posted By rvsparky
We did 5,600 m in India. Its not the bikes you...

We did 5,600 m in India. Its not the bikes you need to worry about :lol3
Your body will not be to proud of you.
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 2,324
Views: 341,387
Posted By rvsparky
Wichita Ks. dealer received a 2014 690 Duke...

Wichita Ks. dealer received a 2014 690 Duke today. Was not expected until March. Hope it's not just a teaser
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 2,324
Views: 341,387
Posted By rvsparky
YOU WIN !!!!!! :clap I was betting on someone in...

YOU WIN !!!!!! :clap I was betting on someone in South Africa to post up the first photo's. Now lets hear a ride review.
Forum: Orange Crush 01-16-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 13,573
Posted By rvsparky
On the brighter side

I was looking for a place to post my last dealings with my dealer in Wichita Ks. and KTM. I have been ridding KTM since 07 and have had 2 990's one 530 and 2 690's. all which have been shipped all...
Forum: Americas 01-01-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,761
Posted By rvsparky
Yes in Creede. I leave my sleds in Alamosa for...

Yes in Creede. I leave my sleds in Alamosa for the winter so that I can either go south to Chama or west to South Fork to ride. And you ???
Forum: Americas 01-01-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,761
Posted By rvsparky
My Sleds are sitting in Alamosa. I could grab...

My Sleds are sitting in Alamosa. I could grab your bike and throw it on my trailer if that would help.

I see northern India is on your list. I did the Ladakh area last August. 18450' was our...
Forum: Americas 01-01-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,761
Posted By rvsparky
Some Photo's of last trip

http://rvsparky.smugmug.com/MotorcyleTravel/Road-to-Real-Expedition-Real/22377501_fZVTpL
Forum: Americas 01-01-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,761
Posted By rvsparky
[QUOTE=dgeezer;23108836]I may be interested....

[QUOTE=dgeezer;23108836]I may be interested. Here's to old and slow.
Is this the eastern Sierra Madre or the western?
looked at map but to no avail.
What would be crossing point possibly?...
Forum: Americas 01-01-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,761
Posted By rvsparky
Good to hear from you Pancho. YOU are the one...

Good to hear from you Pancho. YOU are the one that started my love
and addiction for this area. It would be an honor to have you along. :clap

PM sent
Forum: Americas 01-01-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,761
Posted By rvsparky
My wife and I have both been down with a week...

My wife and I have both been down with a week long bout of the cold/flu. I have a number of PM's to answer and then hope to set a date.
Cheers and HAPPY NEW YEAR
Forum: Thumpers 12-25-2013, 08:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,723
Posted By rvsparky
I have not used their's but have an 09 with...

I have not used their's but have an 09 with complete Rally Raid set up and loved it. With that being said I am setting up my 2014 with a Lynx from Britannia Composites. Sometimes less is more.

...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-21-2013, 07:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,528
Posted By rvsparky
Question KTM vs Touratech racks

I am going to use the Zega Pro's but need input on which racks to mount.
I like the clean look from Touratech but also like how the KTM's also tie into the top rack for what looks like more support....
Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2013, 08:17 AM
Replies: 4,281
Views: 1,416,725
Posted By rvsparky
Are you happy with the Lynx fairing ??? Just...

Are you happy with the Lynx fairing ???
Just traded my 09 with complete RR kit and plan on the same set up you
have on my 14 when it gets here.
Forum: Americas 12-19-2013, 01:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,761
Posted By rvsparky
Mexico Riding Buddies Wanted

I am wanting to return to the Sierra Madre's for a layed back, explore the back country, no routes no plans kind of trip.
Some of the towns and areas I want to hit are Santiago, Rayones, Galeana,...
Forum: Thumpers 12-17-2013, 09:44 AM
Replies: 2,324
Views: 341,387
Posted By rvsparky
Thumbs down New Delivery Date

I am dropping off my trade in's tomorrow and was planning on picking up the 2014. Now I am told not until April !!!! Big change
Forum: Thumpers 12-07-2013, 07:35 AM
Replies: 1,327
Views: 255,549
Posted By rvsparky
Come on someone step up. Who is going to be the...

Come on someone step up. Who is going to be the US importer for this ???
I am sure that a deal is in the works. :deal
Forum: Thumpers 12-07-2013, 06:02 AM
Replies: 2,324
Views: 341,387
Posted By rvsparky
I am hearing now that mine should be here in...

I am hearing now that mine should be here in Kansas mid Dec
Forum: Thumpers 12-06-2013, 03:38 PM
Replies: 2,324
Views: 341,387
Posted By rvsparky
When will we see these

Has anyone been given a time when we can expect to take delivery ???
:wink:
Forum: Vendors 11-22-2013, 11:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 657
Posted By rvsparky
Just got back into the States after doing one of...

Just got back into the States after doing one of Court's self guided tours.
You can't go wrong. Good on you Court !!!!
:clap:clap:clap
Forum: Orange Crush 10-03-2013, 06:34 AM
Replies: 19,038
Views: 7,792,421
Posted By rvsparky
Come on Luc, not everyone is 6' 5", young ,...

Come on Luc, not everyone is 6' 5", young , strong and yet to figure out that "this is going to hurt"
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-10-2013, 05:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,639
Posted By rvsparky
South on 25 to County Rd B-28.A From there just...

South on 25 to County Rd B-28.A From there just follow your nose. Lots of great little roads just right for the 990's. Take what you need, its a long walk out.
Forum: Orange Crush 11-08-2012, 03:33 PM
Replies: 6,782
Views: 1,619,871
Posted By rvsparky
Get the 990r now. Put knobbies and soft bags on...

Get the 990r now. Put knobbies and soft bags on it. Then buy the 1190, leave the stock tires and put on hard luggage. SIMPLE
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-02-2012, 06:34 AM
Replies: 9,872
Views: 593,138
Posted By rvsparky
Looks like I'm in for Fri and Sat. Might need...

Looks like I'm in for Fri and Sat. Might need some cold weather gear by the looks of the weather.
Thanks for putting this togather.
Forum: Americas 09-16-2012, 09:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,488
Posted By rvsparky
Road to Batapilas

When I rode down to Batapilas last spring they were paving the road all the way down.
Has that been completed ?? We had to come out on the " high road " as they had the
main road closed. ?????
Forum: Thumpers 09-13-2012, 06:29 PM
Replies: 4,300
Views: 723,489
Posted By rvsparky
Reset Suspension

First the front with some improvement and then the back with major improvement. I think the big problem now is what it parked next to.
...
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2012, 04:43 PM
Replies: 4,300
Views: 723,489
Posted By rvsparky
Very well could be. Tks I will let you know.

Very well could be. Tks I will let you know.
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2012, 08:48 AM
Replies: 4,300
Views: 723,489
Posted By rvsparky
HELP!! Wobble at Speed

I have just purchased a 2011 TE 630 with 1800 miles on it. It came with the 6.6 gal Safari tank and I have added a Lynx fairing. The problem I am having is that anything above about 64 mph the front...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-14-2011, 06:50 PM
Replies: 9,872
Views: 593,138
Posted By rvsparky
Nice new helmet

Hey Katbeanz I like the new lid. When are you going to come out west and ride the land of Oz ??
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