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Forum: Thumpers 10-17-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 2,008
Views: 647,592
Posted By Monterey_BS
Lee, I've got the Berg hoops on my 950SE and...

Lee,
I've got the Berg hoops on my 950SE and they are quality kit. For my 690 I gave up and just went with the TT racks over other options because of the trussed lower arm. They are quite sturdy,...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-09-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 2,364
Views: 307,276
Posted By Monterey_BS
Toss the tape for fuel lines. Go to Summit...

Toss the tape for fuel lines. Go to Summit Racing and find their heat barrier sleeves. I run all my fuel lines through this stuff. It's the same material as their adhesive backed barrier. It's...
Forum: Thumpers 10-04-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 2,008
Views: 647,592
Posted By Monterey_BS
I have a whole set of Kriega US bags. Don't...

I have a whole set of Kriega US bags. Don't think they'll work. I have a Motofizz seatbag I got from Aerostich many years ago. I'm thinkin' the medium might work. Good kit, expandable, very...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-04-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 2,364
Views: 307,276
Posted By Monterey_BS
I'm getting the same thing now (regular 5 bar...

I'm getting the same thing now (regular 5 bar running) and the only change (already done the flush) is the Powercell tank. The only thing I can figure is that the closed back is somehow trapping...
Forum: Airheads 09-22-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 1,833
Views: 658,666
Posted By Monterey_BS
+1 on a great demonstration with a great...

+1 on a great demonstration with a great soundtrack, even though there was a wheelie component missing.
I'm sure you're not alone in that self-assessment. I know I sure have similar thoughts.
Forum: Ride reports 09-21-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 36,070
Posted By Monterey_BS
Yup.

Yup.
Forum: Thumpers 09-20-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 2,008
Views: 647,592
Posted By Monterey_BS
+1. I've got a similar setup with an old set of...

+1. I've got a similar setup with an old set of Wolfman Expedition Drybags and a much used KTM tank bag that perform admirably well.
Forum: Thumpers 09-20-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 18,997
Views: 2,108,450
Posted By Monterey_BS
Being the anal, detail-oriented engineer that I...

Being the anal, detail-oriented engineer that I am, I've collected and retained Life To-Date information on every bike I've ever owned. I've a '12 690ER and my experience is similar to yours,...
Forum: GPS Tracks - West & PNW 09-04-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 24,960
Posted By Monterey_BS
Thanks, Jerry. Given your advice to our KLR...

Thanks, Jerry. Given your advice to our KLR friend, I thought you might be riding something smaller.
Forum: GPS Tracks - West & PNW 09-03-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 24,960
Posted By Monterey_BS
Jerry, What are you riding on your scouting...

Jerry,
What are you riding on your scouting rides these days?
Forum: Thumpers 09-02-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 2,008
Views: 647,592
Posted By Monterey_BS
Kreiga US System

I run various combinations of the Kreiga US bags without a rack uaing their Rack Loops mounted to the rear plastics. Once snug, the bag never moves. Slipping the rear straps off and flipping the...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-28-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 2,364
Views: 307,276
Posted By Monterey_BS
Try Black Dog Cycle Works. They make it. They...

Try Black Dog Cycle Works. They make it. They sell it. I've got one. PM me, if interested.
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 18,997
Views: 2,108,450
Posted By Monterey_BS
Well, low and behold, the pin mount appears to be...

Well, low and behold, the pin mount appears to be slightly asymmetrical because when I flipped it around the inteference was almost gone. By polishing the offending corner there is now daylight. I...
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 18,997
Views: 2,108,450
Posted By Monterey_BS
From memory I believe it is an 071 kit, but I'll...

From memory I believe it is an 071 kit, but I'll do the dumpster dive to confirm.



One thing I notice from your install that is different than mine is that I have the stamped part number...
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 18,997
Views: 2,108,450
Posted By Monterey_BS
GPR v4 Install Question

Everything was going great, until I opened up the package...

I can't be the first person ever to have installed a GPR v4 stabilizer in a '12 690ER, but from the responses I'm getting out of GPR I...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-15-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 5,634
Views: 1,731,760
Posted By Monterey_BS
Ooooh, I like that set-up. First time I've seen...

Ooooh, I like that set-up. First time I've seen that, although I have seen a typical EXC before. Tell me more. I may not be as done as I thought.
Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 4,157
Views: 1,359,663
Posted By Monterey_BS
Central Coast Ridge Rd.

Not quite as spectacular, but still a nice Sunday ride.

Overlooking the Ventana Wilderness South of Big Sur...
...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-13-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 5,634
Views: 1,731,760
Posted By Monterey_BS
Congrats! You will not be disappointed. I thought...

Congrats! You will not be disappointed. I thought about orange, too. I ultimately chose the white whale look because it allowed me to get rid of the fuel level sensor.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-13-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 5,634
Views: 1,731,760
Posted By Monterey_BS
Just to extend the Powercell tank theme a bit longer...

http://montereybs.smugmug.com/photos/i-KxxcPrx/0/M/i-KxxcPrx-M.jpg (http://montereybs.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/KTM-950SER-2009/30535202_t5sPPQ#!i=3336064321&k=KxxcPrx&lb=1&s=A)

I too am looking to...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-13-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 5,634
Views: 1,731,760
Posted By Monterey_BS
Not the least of which is the fact that it's now...

Not the least of which is the fact that it's now a 990...
Forum: Thumpers 08-09-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 18,997
Views: 2,108,450
Posted By Monterey_BS
I've also got the Black Dog extended pegs on my...

I've also got the Black Dog extended pegs on my '12 which are ~1/2in lower. Great bit of kit and incorporate a bottle opener.
Forum: Thumpers 08-09-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 4,157
Views: 1,359,663
Posted By Monterey_BS
And here's one with a Kreiga US-20 on top... ...

And here's one with a Kreiga US-20 on top...

http://montereybs.smugmug.com/photos/i-f4jvpZS/0/M/i-f4jvpZS-M.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 08-03-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 18,997
Views: 2,108,450
Posted By Monterey_BS
I'm generally pretty easy on tires and I got...

I'm generally pretty easy on tires and I got 3900mi out of the original MT21 rear and 5100 out of the front. Needless to say I was shocked. My second set has not faired nearly as well - half gone...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-30-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 560
Views: 77,668
Posted By Monterey_BS
You know you're a 950R owner when...

Everybody (even other KTM owners) say it's too tall and all you can think or say is...

I DO NOT CARE (even at 6-1)

There is no bike that can match it - on road, off road, it doesn't matter...
Forum: Thumpers 07-27-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 4,157
Views: 1,359,663
Posted By Monterey_BS
Ridin' 'Round Flagstaff

Hauled my bike to Flagstaff last weekend to ride in the Coconino NF with a buddy of mine on an 1190. Spectacular country with countless options for terrain, difficulty, and views. All ADV stuff...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-26-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 5,634
Views: 1,731,760
Posted By Monterey_BS
Beautiful work! Wish I'd thought of that four...

Beautiful work! Wish I'd thought of that four years ago. I'm way past that now, though. You are absolutely correct that the original lines are striking and almost impossible to duplicate...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-24-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 5,634
Views: 1,731,760
Posted By Monterey_BS
I always try to be riding my 690 when planning to...

I always try to be riding my 690 when planning to get my leg stuck under a bike. I find the extrication time gets cut in half, relative to the 950, although much of that improvement may be due to my...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-22-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 5,634
Views: 1,731,760
Posted By Monterey_BS
Seems like the 2 into 1 pipe I used on mine was...

Seems like the 2 into 1 pipe I used on mine was done by FMF. I got it from BlackDog. As others have indicated, it didn't last. I run two Akros with a Motohooligan intake. It goes like a scalded...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-22-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 5,634
Views: 1,731,760
Posted By Monterey_BS
Lots of CJ stuff in the works. The only thing...

Lots of CJ stuff in the works. The only thing missing is the larger clutch fluid reservoir. Highly recommended (by me, at least).

Seriously consider moving to a vacuum pump when you move to...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-22-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 5,634
Views: 1,731,760
Posted By Monterey_BS
+ whatever. Awake and ready to rumble.

+ whatever. Awake and ready to rumble.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-16-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 2,364
Views: 307,276
Posted By Monterey_BS
Which one do you have?

Which one do you have?
Forum: Orange Crush 07-06-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 2,364
Views: 307,276
Posted By Monterey_BS
I'd also recommend using their (Summit) hose...

I'd also recommend using their (Summit) hose sleeves on fuel lines. It completes the heat protection, especially when running a vacuum pump.
Forum: Airheads 06-30-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 1,833
Views: 658,666
Posted By Monterey_BS
A stunning build. Do you have any details? ...

A stunning build. Do you have any details? Inquiring minds must know.
Forum: Airheads 06-29-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 875
Views: 328,731
Posted By Monterey_BS
Who cares! For my money you can post these kinds...

Who cares! For my money you can post these kinds of results anywhere you want. I want it, too. Too bad the skill, the time, and/or the money are lacking on my part or my '81 G/S would be a mirror.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-29-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 5,634
Views: 1,731,760
Posted By Monterey_BS
I've also run with and without with a preference...

I've also run with and without with a preference for the latter. For me it depends on the particular screen, how fast, and for how long. An occasional long day at high speed is one thing, but two or...
Forum: Thumpers 06-25-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 18,997
Views: 2,108,450
Posted By Monterey_BS
After re-reading my post I realized I may have...

After re-reading my post I realized I may have caused some confusion. The only thing I changed out was the plug for the breather in the Acerbis cap. The one CJ provides is pretty light weight. ...
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 18,997
Views: 2,108,450
Posted By Monterey_BS
CJ Replacement Fuel Cap Assembly

One thing I've been meaning to ask...
The one difference between the CJ fuel cap and the stock is that it appears (on my bike, at least) that to remove the rear plastics you need to remove the...
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 18,997
Views: 2,108,450
Posted By Monterey_BS
The only recommendation I would have in addition...

The only recommendation I would have in addition to BigDog's is that I would replace the gas cap plug with a heavier duty one than provided by CJ. I don't run a plate on the back, so anything you...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-23-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 5,634
Views: 1,731,760
Posted By Monterey_BS
The hardest part is learning not to panic when...

The hardest part is learning not to panic when you turn the key and there's no pump noise. Just hit the magic button and go.
Forum: Vendors 06-23-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 272
Views: 36,913
Posted By Monterey_BS
The Great White Whale Surfaces At Last

Finally got the thing done. The Exxon Valdez (Safari) has become the Great White Whale...
http://montereybs.smugmug.com/photos/i-KxxcPrx/0/M/i-KxxcPrx-M.jpg...
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