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Forum: Orange Crush 09-10-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,176
Posted By knobbyjoe
Jerky Throttle: one more comment from someone that has fought it

It's a fact that the jerky throttle has affect many of us and maybe all of us. What is incredible is that no exact fix has been found. More incredible is the silence from KTM. The dealer claimed it...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-29-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 17,104
Posted By knobbyjoe
I'm in!

Just paid my rally fee so total commitment now.

Changing my oil and installing CJ's drain hose.

Sharing a room this year at Taus Ski Valley.

There goes the "roughing it" side of me.
...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-26-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,284
Posted By knobbyjoe
2003-APRILIA-RSV-MILLE-TUONO-EXHAUST-MUFFLER-CAN-S...

2003-APRILIA-RSV-MILLE-TUONO-EXHAUST-MUFFLER-CAN-STOCK-PIPE-2002-05-OEM $99.00
http://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_nkw=aprilia+tuono+exhaust

Just saw this on ebay.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-19-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 17,104
Posted By knobbyjoe
Last year I rode a new 606 from Reno to 4...

Last year I rode a new 606 from Reno to 4 corners, mostly dirt, and up the Butler Discovery Trail to the Rally, mostly rocky dirt.

The front 606 still looked relatively fresh in Steam Boat.
...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-07-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,689
Posted By knobbyjoe
Just saying, I have had pipe wrap on my ktm 450...

Just saying, I have had pipe wrap on my ktm 450 since 2009 and no problem... yet.

What I did was paint the pipe and then paint again with the pipe wrap on. Used Summit Racing header paint. At...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-06-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,227
Posted By knobbyjoe
I have the big block front and Mefo super...

I have the big block front and Mefo super explorer rear.

At first the big block got my attention on the highway as it wanted to track into lines and cracks. Now, with a few hundred miles the big...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-20-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,387
Posted By knobbyjoe
Same happened to me. For some reason the mind...

Same happened to me. For some reason the mind gets fooled tightening and loosening the petcocks because the are in opposite directions. Screwed with my head anyway.

Remember lefty loosie
Righty...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-20-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,073
Posted By knobbyjoe
I like the Mefo's for your ride too. Not very...

I like the Mefo's for your ride too. Not very good in mud however.

Been across Nevada on dirt and did well but missed the knowbbies on front when dirt was sand.

Hey Qwik, why run the Mefo...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-18-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,216
Posted By knobbyjoe
dunlop 606 front is my favorite dunlop 908...

dunlop 606 front is my favorite

dunlop 908 rear is great but wears too fast and is expensive.

Mefo explorer rear is just as good for traction out west and wears much better and is cheaper.
Forum: Orange Crush 05-04-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 806
Posted By knobbyjoe
Me too!

I know what you mean.
After all day riding, tired and looking for a particular ranch house in the dark, a big jack rabbit decided to go suicidal and wham, under both tires. Was like hitting a log...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-22-2014, 10:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,151
Posted By knobbyjoe
I do well with a little help from my friends,...

I do well with a little help from my friends, thank you.
Forum: Orange Crush 04-14-2014, 11:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 492
Posted By knobbyjoe
Just my experience... I was desert racing...

Just my experience...

I was desert racing and bought into the recluse and left rear brake lever thing.

I missed the clutch lever and never felt like I had a coordinated set up.

Sold the...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-25-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 17,104
Posted By knobbyjoe
Looks like Taus Ski Valley is about 18 miles or...

Looks like Taus Ski Valley is about 18 miles or so from the town of Taus. That makes about 40 mile round trip to get a burger.

For those that know the area does Taus Ski Valley have reasonably...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-23-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 21,612
Posted By knobbyjoe
Still like Flagstaff in Northern Arizona....

Still like Flagstaff in Northern Arizona. Relatively short dirt road ride to a Grand Canyon overview. Good off road riding in all directions and very scenic.

Some very good curvy pavement going...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-28-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 21,612
Posted By knobbyjoe
Amazed that KTM isn't whipping this up! But...

Amazed that KTM isn't whipping this up!

But what do I know I just spend my money on these bikes and products... lots of money!

And I'd be going.
Forum: Orange Crush 02-27-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 21,612
Posted By knobbyjoe
Well if thats a fact, AZ, I sure would vote for...

Well if thats a fact, AZ, I sure would vote for Flagstaff where the temperature is more tolerable in July. About 80 degrees F
...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-26-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 953
Posted By knobbyjoe
I know what you mean! ...

I know what you mean!
http://sierrabob.smugmug.com/Motorcycle/KTM-Rally-2013/KTM-Rally-2013/i-LfXnLzB/0/M/IMG_0120-M.jpg...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-23-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,662
Posted By knobbyjoe
observation

Based on what I have read about the 1190 and what I've experienced with the 990 and even the 450...the real reason for a petition from the French riders is KTM's... indifference.

Anyway what I'm...
Forum: Ride reports 02-14-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,659
Posted By knobbyjoe
Just found your cool ride report. Your writing is...

Just found your cool ride report. Your writing is intriguing and I was drawn to keep reading. I also drifted to my own memories about rides, friends and places that left an imprint. Not everyone can...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-09-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,380
Posted By knobbyjoe
I too, the 990 was very tough to get up on the...

I too, the 990 was very tough to get up on the center stand until...

I learned to pull UP not back. Now it is easy!
Forum: Orange Crush 02-03-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,928
Posted By knobbyjoe
ABS can be a good thing!

Never to keep quite during a debate I will throw in the I don't think about the ABS on my 08 990 adv even when it goes off. This is due to practicing using ABS.

For instants, off road going down...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-01-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 21,612
Posted By knobbyjoe
Mystery contact??? ...

Mystery contact???

http://sierrabob.smugmug.com/Motorcycle/KTM-Rally-2013/KTM-Rally-2013/i-Xr7cj8j/0/M/IMG_0809-M.jpg...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-30-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,312
Posted By knobbyjoe
Hey Brent, how about a link to your winter li bat...

Hey Brent, how about a link to your winter li bat test you posted awhile back?
Forum: Orange Crush 01-30-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,312
Posted By knobbyjoe
Lithium ion battery of choice

On my dirt bike I killed two different brand lithium batteries. I think my low voltage might have done it. Replaced the stator but already replace with lead/acid battery so no lithium ion now.
...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-30-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,788
Posted By knobbyjoe
Wolfman works

http://sierrabob.smugmug.com/Motorcycle/KTM-Rally-2013/KTM-Rally-2013/i-rktDHhv/0/M/IMG_0386-M.jpg...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-26-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 1,661
Views: 429,986
Posted By knobbyjoe
roger that... ...

roger that...
http://sierrabob.smugmug.com/Motorcycle/KTM-Rally-2013/KTM-Rally-2013/i-FJfZLB3/0/M/IMG_0443-M.jpg...
Forum: Equipment 01-19-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,387
Posted By knobbyjoe
http://www.outdoortechnology.com/Shop/Adapt/ ...

http://www.outdoortechnology.com/Shop/Adapt/

Will this work with a satellite radio. Which leads me to the question is there a small satellite radio to wear when riding or hiking?
Forum: Orange Crush 01-12-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 19,039
Posted By knobbyjoe
Yeah, in every board meeting you need to be...

Yeah, in every board meeting you need to be careful. If you have an opinion that does not go along, someone will always enjoy looking good by putting you down. Goes with the territory if you speak up.
Forum: Orange Crush 01-12-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 19,039
Posted By knobbyjoe
I like Advrider and OC. I am paying to use...

I like Advrider and OC. I am paying to use smugmug to support this forum.

Just saying that your answer is just going to piss people off. It's sounds like a classic gate keeper put off. Everyone...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-01-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,149
Posted By knobbyjoe
One guys opinion

Just saying in hopes KTM execs at the top would gain some understanding. Yeah LaLa land but here goes.

KTM 2008 450 xcrw needed a new cam as the factory one was designed wrong. KTM gave me the new...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-23-2013, 05:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,062
Posted By knobbyjoe
http://sierrabob.smugmug.com/Category/Old/i-wZxz9W...

http://sierrabob.smugmug.com/Category/Old/i-wZxz9W2/0/M/IMG_1207-M.jpg (http://sierrabob.smugmug.com/Category/Old/28475463_Sq5RSH#!i=2971046278&k=wZxz9W2&lb=1&s=A)
http://www.mondomotos.com/

I a ...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-21-2013, 08:53 PM
Replies: 2,982
Views: 461,692
Posted By knobbyjoe
The operating system, win 8, resides on one...

The operating system, win 8, resides on one partition and all your changes or goofs on the other. Restoring does not remove your operating system like it did on earlier windows.

On my machine you...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-20-2013, 04:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,891
Posted By knobbyjoe
If you are running dunlop 908 front then that is...

If you are running dunlop 908 front then that is your front end wobble. Put on a dunlop 606 front and I wager you have the problem solved.
Forum: Orange Crush 12-19-2013, 04:23 PM
Replies: 2,982
Views: 461,692
Posted By knobbyjoe
KTMbageera, Rottweiler has the map. Check...

KTMbageera,

Rottweiler has the map. Check out their web site.

http://www.rottweilerperformance.com/Downloads.html
Forum: Orange Crush 12-19-2013, 09:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,905
Posted By knobbyjoe
All about control

This has the appearance of KTM wanting to control the dealers. If you want to play, it is by KTM corporation rules. If this is the case the word is sinister.:huh

I could be wrong and hope I am...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-17-2013, 09:25 PM
Replies: 2,982
Views: 461,692
Posted By knobbyjoe
So what have you to offer? :huh

So what have you to offer? :huh
Forum: Orange Crush 12-17-2013, 01:57 PM
Replies: 2,982
Views: 461,692
Posted By knobbyjoe
That is not good. I'll be watching for that. I...

That is not good. I'll be watching for that. I have no idea why but seems that the critical factor must be heat.
Forum: Orange Crush 12-17-2013, 11:53 AM
Replies: 2,982
Views: 461,692
Posted By knobbyjoe
Hootowl, I have no idea yet of fuel...

Hootowl,
I have no idea yet of fuel consumption. Before I was getting around 42-46 average based on the stock speedometer, which may not be accurate as the stock speedo does not read correctly.
...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-17-2013, 11:39 AM
Replies: 2,982
Views: 461,692
Posted By knobbyjoe
xTomKx, I have about 60 miles on the new...

xTomKx,

I have about 60 miles on the new map. Stop and go in town, country cruising, hard throttle acceleration through the gears to 7,500, a pretty good mix of testing. The improvement in the...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-17-2013, 09:04 AM
Replies: 2,982
Views: 461,692
Posted By knobbyjoe
rossguzzi, Yes I have stock pipes and used the...

rossguzzi,
Yes I have stock pipes and used the map for stock pipes. I think you need a different map.

Go to this site.

http://www.tomhamburg.net/KTM_Tune_list.html

Go down the list of...
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