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Forum: Orange Crush 08-19-2014, 11:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 310
Posted By SierraJeep
It's been a while, but I recall that you...

It's been a while, but I recall that you basically tie the two tanks together at the tops (they tie together behind the headlight and speedo cluster). When tied together, there is a T fitting which...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-17-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 9,684
Posted By SierraJeep
It's on!

Just put the money down for the entry fee and was able to snag a room. The KTM has just had its 31,+++ mile check up (the once-over twice), new springs (front and rear) and the fork valves have been...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-08-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 639
Posted By SierraJeep
Don't worry about the switch now, you can always...

Don't worry about the switch now, you can always add the switch later - like when you plan to switch over to an HID lamp instead of the standard low beam bulb.

That is typically phase 2 of the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-07-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,178
Posted By SierraJeep
Lots of good advice here...

Like most folks (with a 990), I started by blindly buying the obvious KTM plastic panniers used them twice and now cuss at them every time I have to step over them in the garage. I went with Giant...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-30-2014, 11:23 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,055
Posted By SierraJeep
I've got almost 32,000 miles on mine now. I have...

I've got almost 32,000 miles on mine now. I have found that as my oil get old (or slightly low) the shifting gets quite noticeably more notchy when up-shifting and also more difficult to drop back...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-25-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,010
Posted By SierraJeep
I have a 2010, which is the same speedo unit (as...

I have a 2010, which is the same speedo unit (as far as I know) as the 2009 through 2013/4 units.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-24-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,010
Posted By SierraJeep
I'll second the use of the Trip Master switch. ...

I'll second the use of the Trip Master switch. Doing so allows you to switch between the odo, trip 1, trip 2, and temperature with your thumb without letting go of the bars. It will also allow you...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-13-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 1,520
Views: 96,760
Posted By SierraJeep
I remember when D-36 got those "new" clocks for...

I remember when D-36 got those "new" clocks for the key-time at the enduros. Good to see they're still going!

There were only two Enduros I ever DNF'd. One was the '89 Fools Gold Enduro (I broke...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-04-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 1,520
Views: 96,760
Posted By SierraJeep
Skewed logic perhaps... The main difference...

Skewed logic perhaps...

The main difference between that project in the town of Washington and the Lowell Hill Road bridge is that there are private properties on the other side of the Maybert...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-02-2014, 10:30 PM
Replies: 1,520
Views: 96,760
Posted By SierraJeep
This gate issue is a tricky one. I know...

This gate issue is a tricky one. I know everyone's got an opinion on the matter and I don't want to start a flame war here or any sort of issue for either side.

Here are the facts:

1. Lowell...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-29-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 1,520
Views: 96,760
Posted By SierraJeep
Monday? Damn, ain't gonna happen for me. I have...

Monday? Damn, ain't gonna happen for me. I have to work to support my off road habit.

1,573 more days...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-26-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 996
Posted By SierraJeep
This is perhaps the wisest thing I've read on...

This is perhaps the wisest thing I've read on here. (That, and go ride it yourself.)

I have a 2010 and have also ridden an '08 and didn't notice much difference between the two in terms of the...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-26-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 9,957
Views: 3,154,549
Posted By SierraJeep
Nothing like a 1:1 scale photo of a bike! :lol3

Nothing like a 1:1 scale photo of a bike! :lol3
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-26-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 1,520
Views: 96,760
Posted By SierraJeep
Note to self...

I really need to get in the habit of: 1) getting up earlier on my days off; 2) reading this section sooner to see if anything is going on in my neighborhood; and 3) check if anyone is going on a...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-20-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 1,520
Views: 96,760
Posted By SierraJeep
Was it Danny or Justin? (Justin was the only...

Was it Danny or Justin? (Justin was the only Irish guy, Danny was a Scott I believe.) I believe the current owners bought it from Justin (who got it from Danny). Danny also owned The Pub (actually...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-12-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 1,520
Views: 96,760
Posted By SierraJeep
Dang, I enjoy going to those and of course I...

Dang, I enjoy going to those and of course I discover this a day or two after... :lol3 Maybe next month.
Forum: Orange Crush 04-10-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,311
Posted By SierraJeep
Never mind where you hold the cup, how the fuck...

Never mind where you hold the cup, how the fuck do you drink from it with a full faced helmet?

You lose a corner of your Man Card for even asking the question. :nod
Forum: Orange Crush 04-03-2014, 11:06 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,908
Posted By SierraJeep
So, um... what you're saying is Heidi's got the...

So, um... what you're saying is Heidi's got the clap? Thanks for the warning! :lol3
Forum: Orange Crush 04-03-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 976
Posted By SierraJeep
I had the same two issues with my 2010 990 and...

I had the same two issues with my 2010 990 and both were covered by my dealer under warranty. My clutch master cylinder's gasket (for the cover) had a small bubble that was formed in it during the...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-29-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,947
Posted By SierraJeep
Congratulations on reaching the 100,000 mark so...

Congratulations on reaching the 100,000 mark so eloquently. There was a lot in there between the lines that I can very much relate to - especially the solo experiences. Sometimes those rides are...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-27-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 9,684
Posted By SierraJeep
Ride out there from here like a bunch of men......

Ride out there from here like a bunch of men... like the rest of us will be doing! :lol3



How's it going?
Forum: Orange Crush 03-24-2014, 10:55 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 9,684
Posted By SierraJeep
Finally

I am very happy they moved it a little further south this year (after moving it back a weekend and after last year's rain events). There will be lots of options again this year for the Northern...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-21-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 20,949
Posted By SierraJeep
At Steamboat last year there was talk at my table...

At Steamboat last year there was talk at my table that it was down to two sites and one of them was in Montana... which was said before. I think Arizona would be a good venture just for some...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-18-2013, 09:32 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 27,162
Posted By SierraJeep
Dirt road/trees/dust... ...

Dirt road/trees/dust...
http://i180.photobucket.com/albums/x195/Tod_95959/KTM%20Rally%202012/P9151755_zpsacc594a8.jpg
Forum: Equipment 12-15-2013, 11:20 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,405
Posted By SierraJeep
I found this to be just the opposite. My Arai...

I found this to be just the opposite. My Arai "digs" into the front of my forehead and the Shoei fits me like a glove. I am wondering if our local hat shop can use their press to expand the...
Forum: Equipment 12-15-2013, 11:13 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,405
Posted By SierraJeep
Very good point in regard to some of the earlier...

Very good point in regard to some of the earlier comments on Page 1; and this applies to any high-quality helmet.

I have been a long time Shoei fan because they just fit the shape of my noggin...
Forum: Equipment 12-15-2013, 09:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,639
Posted By SierraJeep
Wondering if the narwhal foreskin liner makes a...

Wondering if the narwhal foreskin liner makes a difference, too?
Forum: Orange Crush 12-15-2013, 09:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,738
Posted By SierraJeep
I'll echo most of the above: Love them as...

I'll echo most of the above:

Love them as they've helped the ride comfort while standing
They have never moved after a crash (which has happened more than once)
I did NOT have any cable...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-10-2013, 08:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,563
Posted By SierraJeep
As my signature notes, I have 2010 990 ADV (non...

As my signature notes, I have 2010 990 ADV (non R). For what (little) it's worth, if I had it all to do over again I'd have bought the 990 R.

Notwithstanding, if you rarely ride in the dirt then...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-27-2013, 04:35 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 15,064
Posted By SierraJeep
http://i180.photobucket.com/albums/x195/Tod_95959/...

http://i180.photobucket.com/albums/x195/Tod_95959/KTM%20Rally%202012/P9151759_zpsf0893539.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-25-2013, 11:44 AM
Replies: 298
Views: 27,162
Posted By SierraJeep
http://i180.photobucket.com/albums/x195/Tod_95959/...

http://i180.photobucket.com/albums/x195/Tod_95959/MotoPhotos/P3111276.jpg
Forum: Orange Crush 11-17-2013, 10:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,028
Posted By SierraJeep
Even when new there is very little clearance...

Even when new there is very little clearance between the petcocks and the top plate. You can take a couple flat washers and insert them (carefully) onto the lower tank bolt as you push the bolt...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-16-2013, 09:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,028
Posted By SierraJeep
And there should also be a resettable trip...

And there should also be a resettable trip odometer (if not two of them) that some folks get in the habit of resetting at each fuel stop. After a while you'll get an idea of your bike's range on a...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-04-2013, 09:17 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,475
Posted By SierraJeep
Here's a photo with the three parts in question...

Here's a photo with the three parts in question all together... (although it's difficult to see the snap-out part, but it's under the glove box)
...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-23-2013, 09:42 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,475
Posted By SierraJeep
For some reason the thoughts of the old SNL's...

For some reason the thoughts of the old SNL's parody "Triple Track Razor" commercial keeps running through my head.

If you're familiar with that "commercial" you will know what I am referring...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-20-2013, 01:46 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,475
Posted By SierraJeep
I am still waiting on my ITG filter, but it was...

I am still waiting on my ITG filter, but it was my intention to do this specifically so I could add the dog house (and likely the quick access). Space is precious on my 990 and every cubic millimeter...
Forum: Equipment 10-20-2013, 12:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,346
Posted By SierraJeep
Exactly.

Exactly.
Forum: Equipment 10-19-2013, 09:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,346
Posted By SierraJeep
To the OP (Kag)... you may want to re-think the...

To the OP (Kag)... you may want to re-think the earbud idea. Many folks have tried it and find that: 1) the buds being pushed in by the helmet pads results in very painful ears after a short while;...
Forum: Equipment 10-19-2013, 10:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,346
Posted By SierraJeep
I am not familiar with the helmet you posted...

I am not familiar with the helmet you posted above, but I know I am going to Google it and check it out just out of curiosity (as I use the DS type of helmets).

Anyway, FWIW, I also use the Sena...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-17-2013, 09:14 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,689
Posted By SierraJeep
I have been using the SIDI Crossfires (without...

I have been using the SIDI Crossfires (without the SRS soles) for over three years and have been very happy with them on the bike. Trips around town (short distances) are not a problem. Long walks...
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