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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-27-2011, 04:10 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,954
Posted By firerigger
Motorcycles don't make good submarines....

Awesome ride! I'll try to stay dry next time... Thanks for all the great pics, Barak!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-04-2010, 09:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 713
Posted By firerigger
As long as you stay off of I-25, its all good.

As long as you stay off of I-25, its all good.
Forum: Thumpers 03-31-2010, 02:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,133
Posted By firerigger
This is great info, just what I was hoping to...

This is great info, just what I was hoping to hear. Now for the next part. Do you guys have the part numbers for these bits handy? My local KTM stealership is famous for screwing this kind of...
Forum: Thumpers 03-30-2010, 05:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,133
Posted By firerigger
RFS Countershaft Seal Replacement

I have a leak from the countershaft seal on my RFS ('04 EXC 450), so I plan to replace it at my next service. What is involved? Do I need special tools? I'm pretty savvy (I do my own valve...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-15-2010, 07:36 PM
Replies: 1,117
Views: 113,269
Posted By firerigger
IN! :rofl

IN! :rofl
Forum: Canada 08-16-2009, 06:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 812
Posted By firerigger
I won't be up there till the end of the month, so...

I won't be up there till the end of the month, so unless you ride real slow... ;)
Forum: Canada 08-15-2009, 12:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 812
Posted By firerigger
Need some road info for BC

I'm planning a loop through BC at the end of August. I'll be coming up through Nelson, heading through Revelstoke to Kamloops, then heading down through Pemberton and Whistler to Vancouver. Here's...
Forum: Canada 08-15-2009, 12:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 358
Posted By firerigger
Nelson, BC... Anyway, my plans have changed and...

Nelson, BC... Anyway, my plans have changed and I no longer need the helmet.
Forum: Canada 08-13-2009, 06:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 358
Posted By firerigger
Any FF's in Nelson?

I'm headed to Nelson in a couple of weeks, and I have two questions:

1) Anybody in Nelson have a helmet I could borrow for a day? I'm visiting a friend and I might take her for a ride.

2)...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-28-2009, 09:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 301
Posted By firerigger
Fuel in Pitkin?

Anybody been to Pitkin lately? Is fuel still available there? :deal
Forum: Thumpers 06-21-2009, 12:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 564
Posted By firerigger
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-05-2009, 04:56 PM
Replies: 2,032
Views: 160,206
Posted By firerigger
Okay, money has been sent, I AM IN!!!

Okay, money has been sent, I AM IN!!!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-28-2009, 04:06 PM
Replies: 2,032
Views: 160,206
Posted By firerigger
I'm mostly in. I'll send moneys soon. I'm going...

I'm mostly in. I'll send moneys soon. I'm going to ride a little bike this year!
Forum: The Garage 11-15-2008, 10:55 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 11,474
Posted By firerigger
So, back to the SS filter: Here's the real...

So, back to the SS filter:

Here's the real issues as I see it.

1) Cost. Even if you buy the factory filters (expensive), the SS filter is at least 3-4 more expensive. Is it 3-4 times as...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-07-2008, 07:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,409
Posted By firerigger
That was horrible... And I was very nice to him....

That was horrible... And I was very nice to him. I didn't argue, or make excuses, I had my license in hand when he walked up to me, and I asked him before I went into my tankbag for my insurance...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-07-2008, 03:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,409
Posted By firerigger
Aggressive driving?!

Two weeks ago, I was pulled over just outside of Ridgeway. The CSP officer clocked me at 73 in a 60 zone, which is exactly what my GPS said when I checked it as soon as I saw the Trooper. When he...
Forum: Beasts 08-15-2008, 01:54 PM
Replies: 642
Views: 86,918
Posted By firerigger
On the issue of luggage: I bought the...

On the issue of luggage:

I bought the Triumph luggage shortly after I got my 1050. Pros: Looks great, narrow, uses your ignition key. Cons: SMALL, SMALL, SMALL, SMALL, and very expensive for...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-11-2008, 03:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 735
Posted By firerigger
I'd love too, but unfortunately I'll be in a bit...

I'd love too, but unfortunately I'll be in a bit of a hurry at that point and probably won't be able to stop. If my plans change, tho, I'll give ya a holler!
Forum: Beasts 08-06-2008, 04:05 PM
Replies: 642
Views: 86,918
Posted By firerigger
+1. This bike is VERY fuel efficient if ridden...

+1. This bike is VERY fuel efficient if ridden conservatively. Note that conservative doesn't mean slow, just consistent. I recently got 56mpg (calculated by pump and GPS figures) over a 200 mile...
Forum: Beasts 08-06-2008, 07:29 AM
Replies: 642
Views: 86,918
Posted By firerigger
Also, someone mentioned premium fuel.... The...

Also, someone mentioned premium fuel.... The manual specifies 89 octane minimum, but I run mine on 87 with no knocking or other problems. Not sure I'd try any lower, though, since it is a pretty...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-05-2008, 02:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 735
Posted By firerigger
Route across Wyoming?

I'm heading up to Whitefish at the end of the month, and I'll be returning through Wyoming, eventually to end in Peublo, CO. So I'm planning on spending the night in Bozeman, then cutting south. ...
Forum: Thumpers 08-03-2008, 01:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 471
Posted By firerigger
1. Definately buy your tires online. Going to...

1. Definately buy your tires online. Going to the dealer will usually cost you quite a bit more. I personally shop at Southwest Mototire. They ship 2 or more tires for free and almost always have...
Forum: Ride reports 07-27-2008, 04:54 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,085
Posted By firerigger
Yeah, that picture didn't really need any...

Yeah, that picture didn't really need any embelishment. That slope was easily 30 degrees. If it were covered in snow, I'd call it a good solid Blue. Nice report, Brian.
Forum: Road warriors 07-14-2008, 08:44 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,995
Posted By firerigger
Don't know about the MS, but I have ridden a KTM...

Don't know about the MS, but I have ridden a KTM 950 and I own a Tiger. The KTM's are TALL, even taller thatn the Tiger, so that frightens away many shorter riders. The Tiger has less vibration,...
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2008, 08:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,484
Posted By firerigger
450 EXC Tank/Seat Fitment

I have an '04 450 EXC, with the stock tank and an Enduro Engineering seat. Does that seat fit with a 13l KTM tank? Hurry, I've god a bid on e-bay ending soon....
Forum: Ride reports 07-13-2008, 10:45 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,085
Posted By firerigger
:deal :rofl

:deal :rofl
Forum: Ride reports 07-13-2008, 06:31 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,085
Posted By firerigger
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: Beasts 07-10-2008, 08:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,659
Posted By firerigger
I would give the valve check 3 wrenches. If you...

I would give the valve check 3 wrenches. If you actually have to swap out shims, that's probably more like a 4 or 5, since you have to pull the cams. The actual removal of the cam cover I found to...
Forum: Beasts 07-09-2008, 04:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,659
Posted By firerigger
There is a how-to over at tiger1050.com, but its...

There is a how-to over at tiger1050.com, but its pretty general. You really should buy the service manual, the procedure listed in there is pretty straight forward.
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2008, 12:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 466
Posted By firerigger
450 EXC jetting question...

I have a '04 450 EXC (duh) that I bought this spring and I haven't had chance to tear into the carb to get it set up right. I'm pretty sure the PO never re-jetted it (its definately running rich...
Forum: Beasts 07-09-2008, 12:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,659
Posted By firerigger
I actually have no problem with what a dealer...

I actually have no problem with what a dealer would charge. Its a big project, and most of the labor is simply disassembling the bike to the point where you can check these things. If I wasn't...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-09-2008, 12:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 422
Posted By firerigger
Yeah, but I figure I would rather go to a show...

Yeah, but I figure I would rather go to a show where I am guaranteed to see FM for a good couple of hours, than one where they are just another act on a side stage for 30 minutes.
Forum: Beasts 07-08-2008, 04:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,659
Posted By firerigger
Pissed Damn Tiger!!

Did my 12,000 mile tune today, and there wasn't anything to tune up! Valves were in spec, throttle bodies good, spark plugs looked good... Who do they think they are, depriving me of time spent...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-08-2008, 04:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 422
Posted By firerigger
'lo Marc! Things are good here. I'm just trying...

'lo Marc! Things are good here. I'm just trying to ride the wheels off my Tiger. 12,000 miles and counting... BTW, if you are looking to do the Skyway ride again this year, it should be awsome. ...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-08-2008, 04:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 422
Posted By firerigger
DKM is playing the Aggie, and tix are $24. I've...

DKM is playing the Aggie, and tix are $24. I've seen FM several times, and I've never had a problem with the teen crowd. Actually, I always though the crowd was suprisingly diverse, age-wise.
Forum: Beasts 07-08-2008, 08:41 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,875
Posted By firerigger
If you like the Multi, go test ride a Tiger 1050....

If you like the Multi, go test ride a Tiger 1050. Its probably the only real comparable bike, and it ROCKS...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-08-2008, 08:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 422
Posted By firerigger
Celtic Punk Tour

Just throwing this out there.... I'm planning a little road trip from Durango up to Fort Collins to see Dropkick Murphys on the 17th, then riding to SLC to see Flogging Molly on the 19th. I'd love...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-08-2008, 08:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,000
Posted By firerigger
Bout damn time... Congrats! :clap

Bout damn time... Congrats! :clap
Forum: Road warriors 07-02-2008, 08:39 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,760
Posted By firerigger
I ride with a fried who has a Honda RC51. If we...

I ride with a fried who has a Honda RC51. If we are riding in a spirited fashion (he really doesn't know any other way), his fuel light goes on at about 90 miles. Not sure how big his tank is, but...
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2008, 08:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 953
Posted By firerigger
Take the bike out before you go, in the evening,...

Take the bike out before you go, in the evening, say. Make sure its warmed up. Spend about 30 minutes riding the snot out of it, especially hard engine braking. THEN change the oil, and you should...
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