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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-01-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,535
Posted By kcc
In my experience, they don't need to be great...

In my experience, they don't need to be great headphones, they just need to fit right. It's not exactly a high precision audio environment :norton

I tried several before settling on these which...
Forum: Americas 07-19-2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,217
Posted By kcc
Thumb I rode through the same areas several years ago,...

I rode through the same areas several years ago, fantastic trip. Going through Idaho in the Craters of the Moon national monument, it was 109 degrees and windy. I soaked my t-shirt in water at...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-21-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 1,426
Views: 255,294
Posted By kcc
That picture made me smile... the coat and the...

That picture made me smile... the coat and the 'stache are the perfect fit :clap
Forum: Regional forums 06-17-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 331
Views: 30,229
Posted By kcc
OK - signed up and room booked. TigerXC -...

OK - signed up and room booked.

TigerXC - I probably will take the north route up the Poudre through Rabbit Ears to Steamboat rather than dropping down to I-70 (lots of slab if I do that). If...
Forum: Regional forums 06-14-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 331
Views: 30,229
Posted By kcc
Thumb wow

I want to get registered today... I've been on the fence about this and those pictures just tipped me right off the fence and flat on the floor! Once the hour is a little more decent, I will call...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-13-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,720
Posted By kcc
It depends?

I just started a project with a client from the UK, and brought up this topic as one that I *always* stumble on, whether I hear it or see it in writing.

He looked thoughtful for a moment and...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-18-2014, 05:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 512
Posted By kcc
The parts fiche says they are the same bolt: ...

The parts fiche says they are the same bolt:
http://partsfinder.onlinemicrofiche.com/ktmworld/showmodel.asp?Type=13&make=ktmdb&a=495&b=12&c=0&d=-MASK_-FENDERS

(bolt 33 M6x12 with "special" washer...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-14-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 682
Posted By kcc
Thumb As usual, good tips from inmates. I have an...

As usual, good tips from inmates.

I have an oil sucker so I pulled out a liter or so of oil from the top tank, laid the bike on the right side, and changed out that green o-ring without spilling...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-25-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 682
Posted By kcc
Thumb Awesome... This sounds like the first procedure...

Awesome... This sounds like the first procedure for sure.
Forum: Regional forums 03-24-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 331
Views: 30,229
Posted By kcc
I think I'm in for Meeker - this sounds great! ...

I think I'm in for Meeker - this sounds great! I'm looking forward to updates on the camping accommodations as I plan to pack the bike and ride out the door from FtCo for this one. I'll be on a 990...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-23-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 682
Posted By kcc
dang Boatman I got all excited. I think that is...

dang Boatman I got all excited. I think that is the green, not toroid washer (#19), right? That one is in there... I had *no* rubber/silicon parts left over from the KTM oil change kit.

I...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-23-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 682
Posted By kcc
Thanks gearhead! On a related topic... can...

Thanks gearhead!

On a related topic... can someone explain what *is* that line? The check valve looks to open out of the reservoir/downward, and the rubber line turns into two hard metal lines...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-23-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 682
Posted By kcc
Question '11 990Adv persistent slow oil leak

Last summer I started noticing the skid plate always had some tar in it instead of just dirt. By the end of the summer it would occasionally micturate upon my rug, man, progressing to always leaves...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-14-2013, 05:42 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,498
Posted By kcc
Mine is the same model and year, twice the miles,...

Mine is the same model and year, twice the miles, and I consider it completely cherry. It sat in the guys garage too much (thus the new battery needed). Glad you get to go thrash it!
Forum: Vendors 05-14-2013, 11:50 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 30,970
Posted By kcc
NoFlop

Dan -

No flop... the pics I posted above are empty. They have a semi-rigid plastic sheet in the bottom as a stiffener. The bags themselves are quite burly fabric. Net result is even empty they...
Forum: Equipment 05-08-2013, 01:22 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 18,036
Posted By kcc
Wolfman Rocky Mountains

The new Rocky Mountains are 32 liters each (35 if not rolled tight). I have them on a 990, with the wolfman racks. I love the mount system, and the taper (bigger at top) makes it super easy to...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-06-2013, 06:42 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,397
Posted By kcc
Thumb Make it if I can!

That's gonna be a busy weekend (moving day) and I'm guessing I will run out of time - but what a great opportunity!


Just another way the Wolfman crew gives back to the local riding community...
Forum: Vendors 04-06-2013, 06:40 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 30,970
Posted By kcc
Love these bags

The Rocky Mountain bags are pretty mind blowing... built like *tanks*. I really like the details, including the tapered opening, the mounting system, and the super heavy duty everything.

Also,...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-19-2013, 10:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,569
Posted By kcc
Fair enough - thanks guys. I will make sure to...

Fair enough - thanks guys. I will make sure to include a drive pin in the toolkit!
Forum: Orange Crush 03-18-2013, 08:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,569
Posted By kcc
Front brake pad retaining clip shortcut?

When I dropped my wheels for new tires this weekend, the non-piston side pad on one of the front calipers popped out of the top retaining spring clip and hung down from the lower pin. I could not...
Forum: Vendors 02-25-2013, 12:19 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 30,970
Posted By kcc
D'oh.

Nice, crisp new Tetons (late Christmas present) mounted on the 990 but haven't even been on a ride yet :deal


Wish I'd known the Rocky Mountains were coming!

Chris - PM sent - if you don't...
Forum: Regional forums 01-24-2013, 10:09 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 12,360
Posted By kcc
Mac, PM sent. This looks fun! -Kevin

Mac,

PM sent. This looks fun!

-Kevin
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-21-2013, 01:09 PM
Replies: 646
Views: 245,912
Posted By kcc
Freshly finished

Primed, painted, 4x4-tube flourescent panels, shelves, racks, rollaround, stereo. Room to park 2 cars and the 990 (carefully). 2 weekends of fairly obsessive-compulsive work and very satisfying...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-15-2012, 11:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,888
Posted By kcc
ah, gotcha. Sorry, was pretty sure High Park was...

ah, gotcha. Sorry, was pretty sure High Park was known to be lightning and I thought I had missed new info!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-15-2012, 08:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,888
Posted By kcc
Eek :scratch Wait, what? Are you claiming...

:scratch

Wait, what?

Are you claiming the *state* started the High Park fire?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-28-2012, 07:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 649
Posted By kcc
Pilo, Highest possible recommendation for a...

Pilo,

Highest possible recommendation for a local lady. Please shoot me an IM and I'll be glad to get you in contact with her!

thanks,

Kevin
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-18-2012, 11:00 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,914
Posted By kcc
Ditto on the lack of interest in getting treated...

Ditto on the lack of interest in getting treated like a pain in the ass when I go to Jensen again... I've been in a few times and had very consistent experiences.

Rocky Mountain Shooter's Supply...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-09-2012, 09:23 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,670
Posted By kcc
My left eye twitches... :huh Right hand curls. ...

My left eye twitches... :huh Right hand curls.

I think about my ADV.

Yesterday, I groveled on the floor of the garage while worshipping the oil change gods. Fasteners over there! Panels...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-07-2012, 12:12 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 15,656
Posted By kcc
heh heh the answer is "F'in peachy" until every...

heh heh the answer is "F'in peachy" until every grain of sand in the county conglomerates on the chain like it was a tootsie roll pop dropped on the beach.

I freaked when I was riding on it...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-06-2012, 10:02 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 15,656
Posted By kcc
Busted... too clean indeed! This was a *little*...

Busted... too clean indeed! This was a *little* more like it - after a nice day on Old Flowers before the burn... unfortunately a lot of that shit was dust suppression spray from one of the county...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-03-2012, 04:43 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 6,464
Posted By kcc
Time?

This still holding at 6pm or did it move to 7pm with the switch to the Mayor?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-23-2012, 09:54 AM
Replies: 501
Views: 39,443
Posted By kcc
Wudscrachers - Your computer is probably cookied...

Wudscrachers - Your computer is probably cookied to auto-login for Facebook. Try going in and setting the permissions on the photo (video) album to public, that should help!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-17-2012, 05:24 AM
Replies: 501
Views: 39,443
Posted By kcc
Cry Sunday could get rough

After a day that gave the firefighters a chance to make some progress yesterday, with high humidity and cooler temps, i's probably going to go hard again today... high 90's and windy as hell. Wind...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-15-2012, 02:04 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 15,656
Posted By kcc
'11 990 in southeast Fort Collins. With my best...

'11 990 in southeast Fort Collins. With my best mechanic helper, setting up for a chain adjust.

http://i275.photobucket.com/albums/jj294/kccourter/MotoHelper/SettingUp.jpg
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-12-2012, 07:44 AM
Replies: 501
Views: 39,443
Posted By kcc
Some photos

This was from Sunday night southeast of town, when the wind was blowing hard

http://i275.photobucket.com/albums/jj294/kccourter/High%20Park%20fire%202012/FireSunset_Sunday.jpg


This was last...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-10-2012, 10:04 PM
Replies: 501
Views: 39,443
Posted By kcc
Thanks! Edited to keep from spreading a...

Thanks!

Edited to keep from spreading a rumor. Had heard i25 closed for a while but no news confirmation.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-10-2012, 06:06 PM
Replies: 501
Views: 39,443
Posted By kcc
The view from southeast Fort Collins

No good news again today. 30 mph winds and dry air, forecast for no moisture and rising temps all week. I rode Buckhorn to Pennock Pass, Stove Prairie, and the first part of Old Flowers last week...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-09-2012, 10:06 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,785
Posted By kcc
Yep, D is a tiny Torx for (among other things)...

Yep, D is a tiny Torx for (among other things) the screws holding down the glove box - the screws inside holding the black plastic down.

I think it also fits the windscreen bolts IIRC.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-06-2012, 03:16 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,223
Posted By kcc
We like it!

Hey Prior,

We are on the southeast edge of town down by Hewlett Packard. Seems to be kind of a nice compromise, newer construction, great schools, and easy access to most conveniences and to the...
Forum: Racing 01-14-2012, 09:25 AM
Replies: 5,265
Views: 701,025
Posted By kcc
Go ned

IN! Stage 13 done!!!
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