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Forum: Vendors 08-04-2014, 02:01 AM
Replies: 1,480
Views: 173,271
Posted By team ftb
I use the R15 pack and tried a Cube but it always...

I use the R15 pack and tried a Cube but it always fouled my helmet chin bar (though I had mine on the right side as a camera holder). Though I'm short and have the pack set up on the smallest...
Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 7,261
Views: 1,427,004
Posted By team ftb
Thanks for your insight. Glad to hear they are...

Thanks for your insight. Glad to hear they are supple enough for hacky enduro terrain. Some of the reviews i read on KTMTalk mentioned they were still lacking plushness but were phenomenal on the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-16-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 7,261
Views: 1,427,004
Posted By team ftb
I've used Pete for my last few revalves and he is...

I've used Pete for my last few revalves and he is a breathe of fresh air in regards to innovation within the industry.

He did my 500 and did not have the cone valve (N10z) set-up ready at the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-13-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 7,261
Views: 1,427,004
Posted By team ftb
None that I know. All of them have wonderful...

None that I know. All of them have wonderful clutch modulation.....learned from using a manual clutch extensively. None of the Trials riders I know/ride with use a Rekluse on their Trial or Trail...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-11-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 11,206
Views: 1,226,211
Posted By team ftb
Does the track distance start a new mileage with...

Does the track distance start a new mileage with every new day since my tracks are stored on the SD card by date?
Forum: Vendors 07-10-2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 19,189
Posted By team ftb
Installed a plain black version of the...

Installed a plain black version of the Trailjammer case saver on my 500 KTM here in Thailand. It's the middle of monsoon season over here in SouthEast Asia so excuse the blurry pic.
...
Forum: Vendors 07-02-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 532
Views: 80,012
Posted By team ftb
Put some time on my new Altrider hemisphere bag...

Put some time on my new Altrider hemisphere bag awhile back and forgot to post some pics.

Took the bag to Laos and it being monsoon season over here now it was wet the whole time. Got to put the...
Forum: Equipment 06-17-2014, 11:49 PM
Replies: 2,497
Views: 946,910
Posted By team ftb
How is it in the collapsed position? Sharp edges...

How is it in the collapsed position? Sharp edges etc.?
Forum: Vendors 06-11-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 931
Views: 104,553
Posted By team ftb
Bang on perfect sizing goals, awesome. I'm...

Bang on perfect sizing goals, awesome.

I'm using two competitors bags in the same size (30 and 39 liters) and removing/installing the waterproof sections into the durable outer layers is either...
Forum: Thumpers 06-08-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 7,261
Views: 1,427,004
Posted By team ftb
Not sure if it's been posted here or not. ...

Not sure if it's been posted here or not. Riemann does fantastic video quality on his shoots.

Here's the 500 and the 501 having fun.

<iframe width="560" height="315"...
Forum: Equipment 06-05-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,705
Posted By team ftb
I've worn bi focul safety glasses for years...

I've worn bi focul safety glasses for years riding off road. I have found a huge need for an adjustable temple version as this allows the glasses to fit closer to my face. The non adjustable temple...
Forum: Vendors 05-29-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 532
Views: 80,012
Posted By team ftb
Since I live in South East Asia our weather here...

Since I live in South East Asia our weather here is temperature wise, pretty mild. This allows us to pack a bit more minimal than riders in other climates. Here's my rig set-up packed as I usually...
Forum: Vendors 05-29-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 532
Views: 80,012
Posted By team ftb
Like Cyborg above I don't use the Kriega supplied...

Like Cyborg above I don't use the Kriega supplied hydration bladder or hose. Instead i opted for a Camelbak antidote bladder that has a baffle providing a flatter bladder as does Cybogs linked...
Forum: Vendors 05-29-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 931
Views: 104,553
Posted By team ftb
No need to clutter this thread and get off topic,...

No need to clutter this thread and get off topic, here's a thread I put together on my experience with the Kriega Overlander Bags. There were other major failures that I have not even written about....
Forum: Vendors 05-28-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 532
Views: 80,012
Posted By team ftb
Apologies for the hijack:yikes . Hey there...

Apologies for the hijack:yikes .

Hey there Stu:wave,

I've ridden with a few Kreiga products now and the one I have not had any issues with is the R15 (15 liters) backpack. It a nice small...
Forum: Vendors 05-27-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 931
Views: 104,553
Posted By team ftb
Elron and NCD, the failure of the Kriega...

Elron and NCD, the failure of the Kriega Overlander bags in every way imaginable under my usage is the key reason i'll be trying out the Mosko bags. I've never had such failure's with any soft...
Forum: Thumpers 05-24-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 7,261
Views: 1,427,004
Posted By team ftb
Chris - Certainly, in my eye's they are on...

Chris - Certainly, in my eye's they are on completely different planets when it comes to flickability and ease of steering. 500 is leaps and bounds ahead and much more fun to ride chassis wise in...
Forum: Thumpers 05-24-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 7,261
Views: 1,427,004
Posted By team ftb
+1. My 525 could idle around tight tree's with...

+1. My 525 could idle around tight tree's with at least 50% less clutch work than the 500. The 500 does not enjoy the RPM's in the basement, whereas the 525 lived there with no issues.
Forum: Vendors 05-23-2014, 02:30 AM
Replies: 931
Views: 104,553
Posted By team ftb
Super excited to see progress on the rackless...

Super excited to see progress on the rackless bags guys:clap!!!

Can your rackless design be run without a rear duffle or luggage of any kind for those peeps not needing the full capacity?
...
Forum: Thumpers 05-23-2014, 01:37 AM
Replies: 7,261
Views: 1,427,004
Posted By team ftb
\ I hope the composite frame on the Husky...

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I hope the composite frame on the Husky 501 is redesigned over the one on the Husaberg 570. My friends composite Berg frame when loaded with a Giantloop Coyote and ridden hard off road would...
Forum: Thumpers 05-22-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,623
Posted By team ftb
Malcolmzilla nailed it with his post and...

Malcolmzilla nailed it with his post and suggestions.

I have ridden for 6 years on KTM EXC's, used exclusively for long distance off road travelling. Usually a few days to a few weeks longest...
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 6,291
Views: 1,229,067
Posted By team ftb
81forest - Great just wanted to make sure you...

81forest - Great just wanted to make sure you understood where I was coming from. Best of luck on the rides with your gear.
Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2014, 12:00 AM
Replies: 6,291
Views: 1,229,067
Posted By team ftb
Read the complete thread, it was not at all a...

Read the complete thread, it was not at all a good review just to be clear.






+1, What he said . Maybe I have to be more blunt in my reviews :lol3. If you read the complete thread I go...
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2014, 05:10 AM
Replies: 7,261
Views: 1,427,004
Posted By team ftb
GS eh! - That sure is one way to deal with all...

GS eh! - That sure is one way to deal with all the strap, Camlock issues I was having with my Kriega Overlander 30 bags. They should never move now assuming your stainless steel P clamps are durable...
Forum: Thumpers 05-13-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 7,261
Views: 1,427,004
Posted By team ftb
thanks. Just out of curiosity did the lower edge...

thanks. Just out of curiosity did the lower edge of the side drybags foul your calves or feet ever?
Forum: Thumpers 05-13-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 7,261
Views: 1,427,004
Posted By team ftb
https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-USDcJlp6SeA/U3D...

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-USDcJlp6SeA/U3D9VqwPGQI/AAAAAAAAK10/vk-NcgIAdng/w716-h537-no/IMAGE_263.jpg


Out of curiosity how many liters are the drybags mounted to the sides of the...
Forum: Equipment 05-09-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 10,986
Posted By team ftb
Freestyle - not sure if they made a change of...

Freestyle - not sure if they made a change of zipper locations from when I last rode with a Giantloop Coyote. Mine zipper is not on the seat at all.
...
Forum: Vendors 05-02-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 931
Views: 104,553
Posted By team ftb
Fantastic to see the first prototypes of the...

Fantastic to see the first prototypes of the "Reckless" come to life:clap. Can't see what comes up after you get some riding done with them and your ideas to address any issues.




I agree...
Forum: Vendors 05-02-2014, 05:23 AM
Replies: 532
Views: 80,012
Posted By team ftb
The upside is at least being this kind of lab rat...

The upside is at least being this kind of lab rat usually involves fun off road trips with motorbikes:lol3. Looks like I'll be one of many "lab rats" judging by the response to Wachs gear this...
Forum: Thumpers 04-29-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 7,261
Views: 1,427,004
Posted By team ftb
No pics but the two in each fork leg of mind are:...

No pics but the two in each fork leg of mind are: about 1/4" thick and about 1/8"-3/16" thick.
Forum: Vendors 04-28-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 33,986
Posted By team ftb
Thanks for the pics of the Buckin Roll. I think I...

Thanks for the pics of the Buckin Roll. I think I got the product name wrong, what seems best for me would be the pannier pockets with the harness on Brians picture.

I checked out the GL website...
Forum: Vendors 04-27-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 33,986
Posted By team ftb
Nice T shirt updates!! Talk to me about the...

Nice T shirt updates!!

Talk to me about the Bucking roll bag that mounts to the side of the tank.

I hated tank bags as they always cluttered my crotch when standing off road. My fear would be...
Forum: Equipment 04-27-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,258
Posted By team ftb
After using different soft bags for off road/DS...

After using different soft bags for off road/DS riding for a bunch of years I've come to the conclusion that so far, perfection has yet to be developed.

A couple posters referenced my experience...
Forum: Equipment 04-22-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 2,497
Views: 946,910
Posted By team ftb
A few choices here: ...

A few choices here: http://www.mcmaster.com/#insert-bit-holders/=rnivyr

down the page to the bit organizer section.

For socket holders go here: http://www.mcmaster.com/#socket-holders/=rnix45
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 7,261
Views: 1,427,004
Posted By team ftb
I'm guessing the Altrider will mount the same way...

I'm guessing the Altrider will mount the same way the GL Coyote does and so should not present any real challenges, hopefully. I'll load it with a few different loads and try and figure out how much...
Forum: Equipment 04-20-2014, 01:29 AM
Replies: 2,497
Views: 946,910
Posted By team ftb
That bit holder I purchased from...

That bit holder I purchased from http://www.mcmaster.com/#
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 7,261
Views: 1,427,004
Posted By team ftb
Bill, When loaded with camping gear I have...

Bill,

When loaded with camping gear I have to use a bit too much sag on the rear spring so could go with a 7.6 also, I imagine with your weight you'll like the 7.6.

Looks like the Alrider...
Forum: Vendors 04-16-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 532
Views: 80,012
Posted By team ftb
All I can say is Wachs is the type of dude you...

All I can say is Wachs is the type of dude you want to go riding with, he's into riding, having fun, and designing gear that works well for his thrashing:clap. This pays huge divedends when punters...
Forum: Vendors 04-16-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 532
Views: 80,012
Posted By team ftb
Great news!! If I knew they were coming out this...

Great news!! If I knew they were coming out this soon I would have booked a later flight.

Wachs my order has it shipped to a California address should I PM you my Thai address to get the bag...
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 7,261
Views: 1,427,004
Posted By team ftb
Greetings Bill, Stiction - Even with the...

Greetings Bill,

Stiction - Even with the green SKF fork seals there will be stiction, though a hell of a lot less than with the OEM seals of a couple years ago. Before measuring front sag I clean...
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