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Forum: Ride reports Today, 09:53 AM
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Posted By motoged
Gene and Neda, Rear sprocket recommendation: ...

Gene and Neda,
Rear sprocket recommendation: Ironman

http://www.tmdesignworks.com/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=197

http://dirttricks.com/


Green with envy.... :D
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 15,419
Views: 1,568,069
Posted By motoged
Deadly, Wicked scooter :clap ...

Deadly,

Wicked scooter :clap

http://www.adventure-spec.com/wp/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/Basil-007-1024x682.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 15,419
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Posted By motoged
Are these tubeless? Can I use mousse goo...

Are these tubeless?

Can I use mousse goo instead of Monkey Butt powder?


...
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 15,419
Views: 1,568,069
Posted By motoged
Ivan, That is not correct.........Mitas has a...

Ivan,
That is not correct.........Mitas has a wide range of tires for street and offroad....check out this website and you will see their products....the charts describing the tires do indicate a...
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 15,419
Views: 1,568,069
Posted By motoged
Nope.....2.5 rear rim.....:deal Wheels...

Nope.....2.5 rear rim.....:deal


Wheels front/rear: Spoked wheels with aluminum rims 1.85 x 21”; 2.50 x 18”
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 15,419
Views: 1,568,069
Posted By motoged
Hank, I posted that....read the chart at the...

Hank,

I posted that....read the chart at the bottom of this page and see what rim size is suitable:

http://www.mx1canada.com/mitas-e07-dual-sport-rear-tire.html


I would choose the 130...
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2014, 11:35 PM
Replies: 15,419
Views: 1,568,069
Posted By motoged
Max, Interesting.....what I liked about it was...

Max,
Interesting.....what I liked about it was it being predictable in rough (gravel, rocks,sand) double track in Baja, as good as if not better than any previous fronts in looser sand roads (1-6 "...
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2014, 06:03 PM
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Posted By motoged
Yep....totally....A-OK....Effin A....:clap

Yep....totally....A-OK....Effin A....:clap
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2014, 04:49 PM
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Posted By motoged
Chris, If you mean the math regarding the...

Chris,
If you mean the math regarding the reward....$15,000.00 pesos.....about $1300 Canadian at that time....worth every centavo.

If you mean a different math....type slower, eh !:D

Hope you...
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2014, 04:46 PM
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Posted By motoged
Hey....wait up, you guys....my bike is in here...

Hey....wait up, you guys....my bike is in here somewhere....I'll be right with you in a second.... :D
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 15,419
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Posted By motoged
TARS: My $0.02 .... Motoz Tractionator...

TARS:

My $0.02 ....

Motoz Tractionator Desert HT: First choice for gravel, dirt, and Baja/desert dual sporting on rear; had the HT front once....good....but more aggressive tread preferred...
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 15,419
Views: 1,568,069
Posted By motoged
Hoots, Well, my Safari didn't stop the thieves...

Hoots,
Well, my Safari didn't stop the thieves from stealing my 690 in San Felipe a few months ago...:eek1.:lol3

They must have thought it was the best looking bike in town that week...


I...
Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2014, 10:57 PM
Replies: 15,419
Views: 1,568,069
Posted By motoged
X3 :clap:clap:clap Only 22,000 km on mine...

X3 :clap:clap:clap

Only 22,000 km on mine and hardly any wear....
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 15,419
Views: 1,568,069
Posted By motoged
Hoots, Yeah....I know that those two buddies...

Hoots,
Yeah....I know that those two buddies are Aussies....certainly no disrespect meant :lol3....just way more difficult to find a Kiwi in that "position"....:wink:
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2014, 03:34 PM
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Posted By motoged
LF, I understand the purpose....and have done...

LF,
I understand the purpose....and have done the same carrying 4 fuel bottles in Baja or outback in BC on occasion. when on 450...I just pour the gas into the tank as soon as there is room in the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2014, 01:09 PM
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Posted By motoged
I have always thought New Zealand would be a fun...

I have always thought New Zealand would be a fun place to ride....maybe take a friend....

http://g-ecx.images-amazon.com/images/G/01/askville/6666639_9940731_mywrite/man_and_sheep_on_motorcycle.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 15,419
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Posted By motoged
Yes, sometimes we see a bit of "over-engineering"...

Yes, sometimes we see a bit of "over-engineering" ....:D
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 15,419
Views: 1,568,069
Posted By motoged
Why don't you just pour the 1 liter of fuel into...

Why don't you just pour the 1 liter of fuel into the tank as soon as you have ridden however long it takes to consume 1 liter of fuel ???
Forum: Ride reports 03-25-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 1,788
Views: 913,074
Posted By motoged
I am glad you cleared up the mystery :D. ...

I am glad you cleared up the mystery :D.

Always ready for some good magic....:clap
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 15,419
Views: 1,568,069
Posted By motoged
TLJ, Thanks for that link....I have the Cyclops...

TLJ,
Thanks for that link....I have the Cyclops 7" Rally light (love it)...and wonder how the LED bulb would increase illumination... ????

I will give him a call....:deal
Forum: Ride reports 03-21-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 43,546
Posted By motoged
Lex and High5, I had a Dukoral shot prior to my...

Lex and High5,
I had a Dukoral shot prior to my moto trip to Mexico last year....and had several Ciprio (sp? antibiotic for backup for "intestinal disruption" ) prevention and treatment.

The...
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2014, 03:51 PM
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Posted By motoged
http://makinaparts.com/4174-8915-large/75036060144...

http://makinaparts.com/4174-8915-large/75036060144-rocker-arm-inlet-compl-ktm-690-.jpg


Euro: about 72,39

USA: about $149.00

Canada: my guy said $98 +/- ......remarkable, considering...
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2014, 01:09 PM
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Posted By motoged
MM, My Canadian shop said exhaust rocker was...

MM,
My Canadian shop said exhaust rocker was about $100.00 (a few $$$ under before tax)....
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 15,419
Views: 1,568,069
Posted By motoged
OB, Thank you....I am aware of exhaust rocker...

OB,
Thank you....I am aware of exhaust rocker being a problem with the roller bearing....and another guy had a problem with the pin holding the roller on his intake rocker...

My shop has an...
Forum: Ride reports 03-18-2014, 06:38 PM
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Views: 913,074
Posted By motoged
Maybe Putin has annexed some posts.....just to...

Maybe Putin has annexed some posts.....just to correct history and restore order :D

The interwebby thing at ADV sometimes gobbles things up....n'er to be seen again.....

What counts is that you...
Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 15,419
Views: 1,568,069
Posted By motoged
CB, It should be BBBBRRRRRRRR !!!!!! when you...

CB,
It should be BBBBRRRRRRRR !!!!!! when you look out the window......:D

Hope for a Chinook to melt it all....and go get muddy.

Same here on the other side of the hills....getting ready to...
Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2014, 12:42 PM
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Views: 1,568,069
Posted By motoged
....also, how do I log in to the 690 WIKI page...

....also,
how do I log in to the 690 WIKI page to see pics, etc?
Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 15,419
Views: 1,568,069
Posted By motoged
Riders, I will be taking the '09 690 in for a...

Riders,
I will be taking the '09 690 in for a valve adjustment and will want them to look at the rocker arms and cam roller bearings (correct parts???) that have known to be issues.

Does anyone...
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 15,419
Views: 1,568,069
Posted By motoged
You guys just aren't trying hard enough..... ...

You guys just aren't trying hard enough.....

:ricky:muutt:ricky:muutt:ricky:muutt
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 15,419
Views: 1,568,069
Posted By motoged
This is the only mirror to consider......yep, the...

This is the only mirror to consider......yep, the bike vibrates....but these don't break:

http://www.doubletakemirror.com/images/home-mirror.png

Double Take Mirror:

...
Forum: Ride reports 03-16-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 56,093
Posted By motoged
MV, Geez, can't a guy go for a little putt...

MV,
Geez, can't a guy go for a little putt without ADV riders hounding for a report complete with pics, vids, and witty banter ???:D

Yes, I spent 6 weeks in Baja recently on the 690....lost a...
Forum: Ride reports 03-16-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 266
Views: 56,093
Posted By motoged
The ranchos are wanting to limit off-road travel...

The ranchos are wanting to limit off-road travel in some areas....and it is a good idea to respect their signage so as to try to keep the rider-ranchero relationships on a good level.

Careful of...
Forum: Ride reports 03-13-2014, 10:03 PM
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Views: 913,074
Posted By motoged
Gene, She didn't throw you under the bus....she...

Gene,
She didn't throw you under the bus....she was leaning on you....in a loving kind of way... :D

http://mym0ry.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Road-Trips/Canada/i-ZbTv5dG/0/L/DSCN1106-L.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 03-13-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 15,419
Views: 1,568,069
Posted By motoged
I checked out the link and ordered the...

I checked out the link and ordered the kit....just for the "Pre cut nipple tapes"...:D
Forum: Thumpers 03-13-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 15,419
Views: 1,568,069
Posted By motoged
And another 18" rear tubeless is a Heidenau...

And another 18" rear tubeless is a Heidenau K60....but it is a 150/70-18....again, fitment needs to be confirmed for the 150 width:

http://heidenautires.com/dual-sport-tires/
...
Forum: Thumpers 03-13-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 15,419
Views: 1,568,069
Posted By motoged
Lee et al, 18" rear tubeless: ...

Lee et al,
18" rear tubeless:

http://www.mx1canada.com/mitas-e07-dual-sport-rear-tire.html

http://www.mx1canada.com/images/mitas_e07_DS_rear.jpg



Be careful with fitment....read the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 15,419
Views: 1,568,069
Posted By motoged
My guess here is that maybe street riders...

My guess here is that maybe street riders starting to ride dirt are using their sidestands to mount the 690....cuz dirt bikers learned the hard way to not do that. :rofl

I will admit that I...
Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 15,419
Views: 1,568,069
Posted By motoged
Z, Thanks....

Z,
Thanks....
Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 15,419
Views: 1,568,069
Posted By motoged
LP, Good question....any body have a good...

LP,
Good question....any body have a good answer???:ear I have to get into mine....don't want to remove swingarm....:ear
Forum: Thumpers 03-08-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 15,419
Views: 1,568,069
Posted By motoged
Rick.... Geez...just how many BF's are there...

Rick....

Geez...just how many BF's are there out there???:D

Thanks for locating the Burmese one....safe riding, pal.
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