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Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2015, 05:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 373
Posted By James Adams
6k mile service interval on the 690, and ABS is...

6k mile service interval on the 690, and ABS is standard on the current Duke model. Seems to have a bit more power than my Xchallenge did.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-26-2015, 10:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 343
Posted By James Adams
Weight is the main issue preventing that from...

Weight is the main issue preventing that from being viable any time in the immediate future.
Forum: Equipment 03-26-2015, 04:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 456
Posted By James Adams
:stupid As a US customer, this is my...

:stupid

As a US customer, this is my experience with Biker Land and FC-Moto as well. I'm not sure how it would work with Canada.
Forum: Equipment 03-25-2015, 07:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 295
Posted By James Adams
There is no LED "bulb" that will work well in any...

There is no LED "bulb" that will work well in any reflector or projector designed for a halogen bulb or HID capsule.
Forum: Equipment 03-25-2015, 07:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 333
Posted By James Adams
I had one. Very light. No buffeting from the beak...

I had one. Very light. No buffeting from the beak on a naked bike but it was pretty bad on a bike with a windscreen. Definitely quiet with the beak removed.

The screws holding the beak and shield...
Forum: Equipment 03-25-2015, 06:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 762
Posted By James Adams
You want them to ship via DHL or EMS to the US;...

You want them to ship via DHL or EMS to the US; the package gets transferred to the USPS one it arrives in the US. This avoids the customs brokerage fees charged by FedEx and UPS.
Forum: Equipment 03-25-2015, 06:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 427
Posted By James Adams
I have a roundish head and the Moto 9 fit ...

I have a roundish head and the Moto 9 fit without complaint. There was plenty of room for my chin, too, which isn't always the case. I was told by the salesperson that the padding on the Bell...
Forum: Road warriors 03-25-2015, 06:23 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 16,459
Posted By James Adams
:nod I wish I had pulled out my phone a few...

:nod I wish I had pulled out my phone a few seconds earlier to get him really ogling the bike, but alas...
Forum: Equipment 03-24-2015, 06:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 427
Posted By James Adams
No direct experience with the MX-9, but if it's...

No direct experience with the MX-9, but if it's based on the Moto 9, that's a great foundation. I loved my Moto 9.
Forum: Road warriors 03-24-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 16,459
Posted By James Adams
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-I9pTSzyJ5YY/VRH...

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-I9pTSzyJ5YY/VRH6WhbpTXI/AAAAAAAAh08/eCJBCg7Z5RM/s900/IMG_20150324_184839.jpg

:raabia

I'm thinking about the KTM rack so I don't have to wear a backpack if I...
Forum: Road warriors 03-24-2015, 05:23 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 13,471
Posted By James Adams
Looks a bit like a Corbin to me

Looks a bit like a Corbin to me
Forum: Road warriors 03-24-2015, 05:16 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,512
Posted By James Adams
Take a look at the KTM Duke 690 also, though it's...

Take a look at the KTM Duke 690 also, though it's less fun on the highway, its super light weight makes it a riot everywhere else.
Forum: Road warriors 03-22-2015, 07:05 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,384
Posted By James Adams
Has no one mentioned the FJ-09 yet?

Has no one mentioned the FJ-09 yet?
Forum: Road warriors 03-09-2015, 10:25 AM
Replies: 792
Views: 134,960
Posted By James Adams
You do realize that the dealer can order whatever...

You do realize that the dealer can order whatever you want, right?
Forum: Road warriors 03-09-2015, 07:08 AM
Replies: 792
Views: 134,960
Posted By James Adams
It looks to me that the XR has the same...

It looks to me that the XR has the same radiator/oil cooler setup as the RR and the R, and no one seems to talk about an epidemic of busted oil coolers on those. :dunno

Get a fender extender if...
Forum: Road warriors 03-08-2015, 07:58 PM
Replies: 792
Views: 134,960
Posted By James Adams
Cynicism and stereotypes :lol3

Cynicism and stereotypes :lol3
Forum: Road warriors 03-04-2015, 03:02 PM
Replies: 792
Views: 134,960
Posted By James Adams
Yes

Yes
Forum: Road warriors 03-01-2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,225
Posted By James Adams
The PO put clip-ons on my Speed Triple; I fixed...

The PO put clip-ons on my Speed Triple; I fixed that with some real dirt bike bars. The crossbar was perfect for mounting my GPS.
...
Forum: Equipment 02-09-2015, 07:49 PM
Replies: 1,554
Views: 266,322
Posted By James Adams
It's their armor; it's quite good and is very...

It's their armor; it's quite good and is very large (albeit heavy).
Forum: Equipment 02-09-2015, 07:10 PM
Replies: 1,554
Views: 266,322
Posted By James Adams
I had a good (bad?) highside and credit the...

I had a good (bad?) highside and credit the Badlands jacket and pants with helping me get up and walk away unscathed. :dunno

But what do I know, maybe crashing in a BMW NP-equipped suit would have...
Forum: Equipment 02-08-2015, 04:34 PM
Replies: 1,554
Views: 266,322
Posted By James Adams
It's easy to wash. Check the Klim site for the...

It's easy to wash. Check the Klim site for the specific instructions, but basically you just wash it in the washing machine (with mild laundry detergent) and dry it (with heat and a little extra...
Forum: Equipment 02-08-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 1,554
Views: 266,322
Posted By James Adams
The Badlands indeed has those vents, but K1W1 is...

The Badlands indeed has those vents, but K1W1 is complaining about the Latitude Misano jacket, not the Badlands Pro jacket.
Forum: Racing 02-05-2015, 08:02 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,933
Posted By James Adams
:thumb I assume you have some really long...

:thumb

I assume you have some really long tire irons :lol3
Forum: Racing 02-04-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,933
Posted By James Adams
Pirelli Scorpion XCMH is a pretty good...

Pirelli Scorpion XCMH is a pretty good DOT-approved knobby. I used them (with mousses) on my RXV 450 when I lived in Colorado. Right now I'm using the Michelin 403/404 (non-DOT) with mousses on my...
Forum: Equipment 02-01-2015, 12:33 PM
Replies: 1,554
Views: 266,322
Posted By James Adams
The sale is over :lol3

The sale is over :lol3
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-30-2015, 01:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,676
Posted By James Adams
:clap Good luck! :thumb I've been doing the...

:clap Good luck! :thumb

I've been doing the self-employed thing for about 17 months now and so far so good. :D
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-30-2015, 01:00 PM
Replies: 3,313
Views: 185,740
Posted By James Adams
:puke1 n.b. i live here

:puke1




n.b. i live here
Forum: The Garage 01-25-2015, 02:27 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,124
Posted By James Adams
too small couldn't read I...

too small couldn't read





I learned to weld in college, as part of an aviation tech program, and we did oxy-fuel before we ever did MIG.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-23-2015, 08:37 PM
Replies: 731
Views: 40,239
Posted By James Adams
I can't make it this weekend, waiting on a new...

I can't make it this weekend, waiting on a new clutch basket. The Rekluse is more sensitive to basket wear than I expected. :bluduh
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-20-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 770
Views: 79,762
Posted By James Adams
Front 15T sprocket, steel, fits most 2000+ KTM...

Front 15T sprocket, steel, fits most 2000+ KTM dirt bikes (except the kids bikes and LC4/LC8 bikes). Primary Drive brand, new in the sealed package. Purchased a few years ago for my 2003 450 but...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-16-2015, 08:24 PM
Replies: 731
Views: 40,239
Posted By James Adams
:thumb I'll be at RRMT tomorrow around 9:30...

:thumb

I'll be at RRMT tomorrow around 9:30 or 10. When you see an orange KTM with a white fender and big gas tank up in a tree, feel free to point and laugh :lol3

I'll be parked up at the top...
Forum: Equipment 01-16-2015, 03:40 PM
Replies: 1,554
Views: 266,322
Posted By James Adams
Remember that the price will go up as well.

Remember that the price will go up as well.
Forum: Equipment 01-16-2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 1,554
Views: 266,322
Posted By James Adams
While they may improve some things in the new...

While they may improve some things in the new version, the current Badlands is still a great bit of gear, especially at the current lower price.
Forum: Equipment 01-14-2015, 04:20 PM
Replies: 1,554
Views: 266,322
Posted By James Adams
The jacket that's usually labeled as the "Klim...

The jacket that's usually labeled as the "Klim Gore-Tex Shell" is designed specifically to go with the Klim Adventure Rally Air suit; it's not intended to be a generic shell.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-13-2015, 02:26 PM
Replies: 731
Views: 40,239
Posted By James Adams
There will be lots of carnage... And lots of...

There will be lots of carnage... And lots of passers-by to help you up. My kind of weekend :D
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-13-2015, 11:34 AM
Replies: 731
Views: 40,239
Posted By James Adams
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-13-2015, 10:10 AM
Replies: 731
Views: 40,239
Posted By James Adams
Do you have a link for the trials event? I didn't...

Do you have a link for the trials event? I didn't see anything on their calendar.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-13-2015, 06:33 AM
Replies: 731
Views: 40,239
Posted By James Adams
Saturday is predicted to be up in the 60s...

Saturday is predicted to be up in the 60s (without rain :lol3). Who's up for some riding?
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-11-2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 731
Views: 40,239
Posted By James Adams
http://www.rockyridgeranchtx.com/Home_Page.html ...

http://www.rockyridgeranchtx.com/Home_Page.html

Not open during the week.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-11-2015, 09:32 AM
Replies: 731
Views: 40,239
Posted By James Adams
After hearing the rain all night, I was afraid...

After hearing the rain all night, I was afraid that might happen. :(:

But it is a good thing that they close the track and trails when there's mud; it helps preserve them. :deal
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