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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-18-2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 9,527
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,483,086
Posted By SCExpat
Pro-X 10mm Valve Shims for KTM and????

New set of Pro-X valve shims. Never used. 10.00mm OD shims in each size from 1.85mm to 3.20 in .05mm increments. Precision machined to match exact size. Made using a specific heat-treatment to ensure...
Forum: Thumpers 02-28-2015, 05:57 AM
Replies: 1,304
Views: 234,437
Posted By SCExpat
I got an Acerbis 5.3 off eBay for $160! Had it...

I got an Acerbis 5.3 off eBay for $160! Had it the next day....or it seemed like they shipped it so Fast.
Forum: Trials 01-17-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,070
Posted By SCExpat
My bike should weigh 50lbs as I make up the...

My bike should weigh 50lbs as I make up the difference. :rofl :slurp :slurp :slurp :beer :slurp
http://www.drinkupsandiego.com/data4/images/latitude.jpg
Forum: Trials 01-14-2015, 05:34 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,070
Posted By SCExpat
Dilbert - one of my favorites. Yea, sometimes it...

Dilbert - one of my favorites. Yea, sometimes it is a curse. I know that when working on my bikes or cars I sometimes curse.....who the heck designed this? They sure never thought about what it would...
Forum: Trials 01-13-2015, 05:45 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,070
Posted By SCExpat
Well I think I need something like that to...

Well I think I need something like that to support me and my beer storage system. :freaky

Take a little Never Dull to that and make it shine. :D
Forum: Trials 01-12-2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,070
Posted By SCExpat
Thanks for the reply. You must be an...

Thanks for the reply. You must be an engineer....right. :D

I do like the looks of the big aluminum frames....but the new Evo is so much better than the Rev-3....even I can tell the difference....
Forum: Trials 01-12-2015, 07:11 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,070
Posted By SCExpat
It really helps to have other trials riders to...

It really helps to have other trials riders to ride with. They can give you pointers and help improve your riding and shorten the learning curve. More than once when I am having trouble with one part...
Forum: Trials 01-10-2015, 11:05 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,070
Posted By SCExpat
I thought aluminum was stiffer but more brittle...

I thought aluminum was stiffer but more brittle and that steel was more flexible but will bend and not break so easy....
Aluminum could be made bigger and stiffer for the same weight as steel, ...
Forum: Trials 01-10-2015, 11:01 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,070
Posted By SCExpat
I would like to think that the trials market is...

I would like to think that the trials market is growing and not the same number of customers with more suppliers. Every time I ride I think it is just so much fun how come more people are not do it?...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-09-2015, 04:51 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 11,597
Posted By SCExpat
Great, I'll see you there.

Great, I'll see you there.
Forum: Trials 01-09-2015, 04:48 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,070
Posted By SCExpat
Could this new entry into trials bike...

Could this new entry into trials bike manufacturers mean that the market is growing? I can't imagine a new entry trying to get a small % of a small market. Could this be a good sign that more people...
Forum: Trials 01-08-2015, 09:36 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,070
Posted By SCExpat
Vertigo trials bike????

http://www.g2fgroup.com/andy/Vertigo-Combat-Brochure.pdf

Besides the name I could not believe the top speed is listed at 115Kph!!! :eek1 I always thought a trials bike would top out around...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-08-2015, 07:03 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 11,597
Posted By SCExpat
Ouch! Do you mean this year....2015? I am...

Ouch! Do you mean this year....2015? I am planning on going. A long, long drive but a very good event and great place to ride.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-06-2015, 06:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,495
Posted By SCExpat
More pics....

If you want to see more......

http://mototourscostarica.smugmug.com/20142015-Season/Spanish-American-Tour/i-qkCnJbR
...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-06-2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,495
Posted By SCExpat
Part 2

The rest day....we wanted to do a little ride to see the alligator farm or the jungle booze cruz, you get a case of beer and an open jeep and ride through the jungle to see the monkeys and drink...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-06-2015, 02:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,495
Posted By SCExpat
We did it!

Went in the first week of December with Moto Tours Costa Rica. https://www.mototourscostarica.com

Condensed to the highlights.........

I met my brother at Houston where we had a nice long wait....
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-06-2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 11,597
Posted By SCExpat
Still ridding.

Every Sunday. A little snow is not too bad. Makes for good practice. If you are trials curious why not come out and see for yourself. A big thing for me is being able to ride year round. No wind...
Forum: Thumpers 01-06-2015, 08:26 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,706
Posted By SCExpat
Smj?

More info than you want here: http://supermotojunkie.com/forumdisplay.php?43-KTM SuMos are really fun as long as you can keep your license..... :evil
Forum: Trials 01-03-2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 3,094
Views: 408,890
Posted By SCExpat
Don't know what is more shocking.....trials bike...

Don't know what is more shocking.....trials bike hitting 100kph or trials bike on the autobahn. :eek1
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-01-2015, 08:24 PM
Replies: 9,527
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,483,086
Posted By SCExpat
Wanted: 2013-14 KTM 500 XCW

About to pull the trigger and get a new one, but being the <s> cheap bastard </s> thrifty guy I am, thought I would see if someone has a slightly used one they need to part with. My first choice is...
Forum: Trials 01-01-2015, 04:26 AM
Replies: 3,094
Views: 408,890
Posted By SCExpat
Tell her the bikes do not need gas when you are...

Tell her the bikes do not need gas when you are not riding them. :deal
Forum: Trials 12-31-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 3,094
Views: 408,890
Posted By SCExpat
Nah,,,,,,give her the Montesa and you get a new...

Nah,,,,,,give her the Montesa and you get a new Beta. :rofl
Forum: Trials 12-31-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 3,094
Views: 408,890
Posted By SCExpat
Nothing wrong.....just sell the GG and get a Beta...

Nothing wrong.....just sell the GG and get a Beta to complete the circle. :rofl

I take it you like the GG better than the Beta. I had a 2010 GG for....about 2 weeks. Liked the suspension but not...
Forum: Trials 12-31-2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 3,094
Views: 408,890
Posted By SCExpat
Glad to see I'm not the only one who is riding in...

Glad to see I'm not the only one who is riding in snow.

Even in that cold after sitting a week the Beta started on the second kick! Usually starts on the first but it was kinda cold that day....
Forum: Trials 12-31-2014, 05:40 AM
Replies: 3,094
Views: 408,890
Posted By SCExpat
Brian sold his GG and got a mew Beta. Todd had a...

Brian sold his GG and got a mew Beta. Todd had a GG but got a new Beta. I sold my old Beta to get a new Beta. Get with the program and get a Beta. :deal :D
Forum: Trials 12-30-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 3,094
Views: 408,890
Posted By SCExpat
Thank you. We are lucky to have a very scenic...

Thank you. We are lucky to have a very scenic place to ride.

There used to be more GG than Betas in our small group......now everyone rides Betas.

Now I'm going to go check those sprocket...
Forum: Trials 12-29-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 3,094
Views: 408,890
Posted By SCExpat
Sunday ride.

Not as cold as it looks. I was sweating after a short time. Trials riding is the best work out. Fun day riding "slick rock". :rofl...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-29-2014, 05:29 AM
Replies: 38,221
Views: 10,126,210
Posted By SCExpat
I have. After seeing too many others post their...

I have. After seeing too many others post their own dirt nap pics I left my new DL650 in the mud so my buddy could take this pic....
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2014, 05:29 AM
Replies: 981
Views: 162,152
Posted By SCExpat
Thanks. That kind of range will be fine. ...

Thanks. That kind of range will be fine.




I used Wolfman tank bags with 2 of the MSR bags on my 09 Husaberg FE450. Gave me the range but I kept hitting my knees on them and had to keep them...
Forum: Thumpers 12-13-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 981
Views: 162,152
Posted By SCExpat
2010 or newer for the Beta engines. A little...

2010 or newer for the Beta engines. A little reading has found that they seem to be bulletproof, as everyone here already knows.

Looks like there was some change in 2014 or 15 and only the 3.1 IMS...
Forum: Thumpers 12-12-2014, 04:29 AM
Replies: 981
Views: 162,152
Posted By SCExpat
Thanks for the replies and help.

Does your bike have the KTM engine or is that made by Beta? Same oil for engine and trany??? Why have them separate then? Or is this what you do to keep it simple? How did you know the oil pump gears...
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 981
Views: 162,152
Posted By SCExpat
Had a DR650 but wanted something more dirt...

Had a DR650 but wanted something more dirt oriented so I got a 09 Husaberg FE450. Perfect bike.....but no easy way to increase the range, without spending big $$$. Mostly ride fire roads and 2 track....
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 981
Views: 162,152
Posted By SCExpat
498RR as a DS???

Anyone ride a 498RR as a dual sport/off road bike? I am interested in a 2013 but have not been able to find anything about them online....other than some specs. Real easy to get plated here in Idaho...
Forum: Trials 11-27-2014, 05:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 911
Posted By SCExpat
A bit off of the Gaerne here:...

A bit off of the Gaerne here: http://www.atomic-moto.com/Gaerne-Boot-Sale_c_334.html?mc_cid=66ad7bd36c&mc_eid=7bba169baf

I found a good deal on some Gaernes on eBay. There may be others but my...
Forum: Road warriors 11-24-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 28,528
Posted By SCExpat
The Quota's were only made (or imported) for 2...

The Quota's were only made (or imported) for 2 years. 2000 and 2001 I think. There are some scrambler parts for the V7 so you can build your own. Look really fun and makes me want one! :clap...
Forum: Thumpers 11-15-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 6,705
Views: 1,026,321
Posted By SCExpat
The one in the flea market is mine. The only...

The one in the flea market is mine. The only reason I am selling is that there is not an easy, reasonable cost, way to carry more gas. I use it as a DS and it is just incredible. Never lacking power,...
Forum: Thumpers 11-14-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 14,131
Posted By SCExpat
I got a "Kush" sprocket for my 09 FE450 just for...

I got a "Kush" sprocket for my 09 FE450 just for peace of mind when I do end up on pavement. The first time I rode it I could feel a difference.
Anybody know where there is a good deal on a 2014...
Forum: Thumpers 11-08-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 6,705
Views: 1,026,321
Posted By SCExpat
Dang........I just paid $80 for the Vibrinators....

Dang........I just paid $80 for the Vibrinators. They help some (not quite as much as I had hoped) but my left hand still gets numb if I don't take a break every 30 minutes or so. :puke1

Waht...
Forum: Trials 10-16-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,582
Posted By SCExpat
I do like the shoe goo a new sole on idea.....but...

I do like the shoe goo a new sole on idea.....but after buying the Novogar soles and shoe goo it's just over $50. I would rather invest that into some boots that will last longer than a couple years....
Forum: Trials 10-13-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 808
Posted By SCExpat
What class did you guys (or girls) ride? How did...

What class did you guys (or girls) ride? How did you like the sections?

I rode amateur Sat. and intermediate Sun. and thought they were very challenging.
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