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Forum: Equipment 07-15-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,295
Posted By nick_rhinocycles
https://fbcdn-sphotos-d-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-...

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Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 483
Posted By nick_rhinocycles
Ok, I lean! I lean! Next question: how do...

Ok, I lean! I lean!


Next question: how do you feel about those re-usable oil filters. The metal screen type ones?
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 408
Posted By nick_rhinocycles
Good advice, all. I took my time and hit it...

Good advice, all.

I took my time and hit it with lots of penetrating oil. Removed both bolts, cleaned the internal threads carefully and used anti-seize on it.

Bolt turns as it should now.
...
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 390
Posted By nick_rhinocycles
I just found some paperwork from the Original...

I just found some paperwork from the Original owner, it's a printed email asking about how to lower the bike. My Guess is that he did!
It would explain why the stand is 1 1/2" too long!

Forks...
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 408
Posted By nick_rhinocycles
KTM 520 Frozen Chain adjuster

2002 KTM 520 EXC:

The bike is new to me, and this is my first chain adjustment on it.
(okay, I have been riding it more than wrenching on it...)

The right side chain adjuster bolt is *really...
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 2,287
Views: 349,011
Posted By nick_rhinocycles
The question is: How does your ass think it...

The question is: How does your ass think it looks?

RE: Kickstands
Don't be Fooled, for whatever reason KTM refuses to Engineer two things:
* Seats
* Kickstands
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,126
Posted By nick_rhinocycles
Springtime! Around here ~ten year olds are...

Springtime!

Around here ~ten year olds are going for about 4-5K, which is about half what a new one will run.

If you like them they are great bikes. Find out what goodies you want on yours...
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 390
Posted By nick_rhinocycles
I hate to do it but I'm going to cut it and have...

I hate to do it but I'm going to cut it and have it re-welded.

PMB so far has been a big disappointment.

I put a rack on my 520, and while it's nice, and feels sturdy, it uses the seat bolts. ...
Forum: Thumpers 04-26-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 483
Posted By nick_rhinocycles
KTM RFS Oil Filters

My buddy just bought a new 500 EXC, and his manual says to "lean the bike over and fill the oil filter cavaties 1/3-1/2 full. Then fill the oil filter, then install."

We had a good chuckle. Then...
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 390
Posted By nick_rhinocycles
You again! :-) Man... I think fate is going to...

You again! :-) Man... I think fate is going to have us ride Utah ...

Be there in two weeks from today!
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 390
Posted By nick_rhinocycles
Yeah this one fits the 98-03 models, so we likely...

Yeah this one fits the 98-03 models, so we likely have different stands!
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 390
Posted By nick_rhinocycles
KTM 520 PMB Kickstand

Hey Guys, I got my first KTM, and so far I really love it.

I was afraid to go Orange, but it's the way to go so far.

So the original kickstand and I have parted ways, as I hear is common, and I...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-29-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 950
Posted By nick_rhinocycles
So this trip is on for sure. Dates are May...

So this trip is on for sure.

Dates are May 9-19th; now we get to figure out what to do with that time.

As a first timer to UT it seems that Around Moab and Canyonlands is a no brainer. ...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-30-2013, 08:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 950
Posted By nick_rhinocycles
OK, I'm trying to push the trip to MAY based on...

OK, I'm trying to push the trip to MAY based on your advice here (thanks a TON!).

Have you guys done the Backroads Discovery Route?
It looks like fun, but from the pics and vids it seems to be...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-22-2013, 10:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 950
Posted By nick_rhinocycles
Wow those rides look pretty awesome. Did you...

Wow those rides look pretty awesome.

Did you guys get into much singletrack? It's hard to tell, cuz it's a lot easier to take pics on the easy sections right? :evil

Thanks for the tips I'll...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-22-2013, 03:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 950
Posted By nick_rhinocycles
UT Noob Seeks guidance

I'm getting the knuckleheads together to go "Explore UT in March".
So far that's as much of a plan as we have.

Our time is about 2 weeks, and I'm looking for "must do" kind of stuff.

We are...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-16-2013, 12:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 575
Posted By nick_rhinocycles
Late to the party, but Dennis is a super nice...

Late to the party, but Dennis is a super nice guy, humble and always gets your stuff right.
Been to him several times for small jobs, and he almost always does them on the spot.
I like to bring...
Forum: Thumpers 07-27-2013, 08:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 699
Posted By nick_rhinocycles
Ah... No. 22 in this photo. Wonder if that's a...

Ah... No. 22 in this photo.
Wonder if that's a hardware store item, or if I have to order it from uncle scotty himself.

Mine had some grease on it so it was hard to tell that #27 even *had*...
Forum: Thumpers 07-27-2013, 06:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 699
Posted By nick_rhinocycles
Scotts Steering Damper: Why you no work?

I JUST got a KTM 520exc, and it's pretty awesome.

I took it for an extended shakedown street ride, and just as I got onto a nice twisty road, I firmed up the damping (just experimenting).
Never...
Forum: Thumpers 07-23-2013, 04:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 13,952
Posted By nick_rhinocycles
I did it the easy way ( I bought it like that!),...

I did it the easy way ( I bought it like that!), but it seems that it's not has hard as people make out.
My buddy does this regularly. Me? I have never done it.
I can ask him for you though, PM...
Forum: Thumpers 07-23-2013, 12:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 13,952
Posted By nick_rhinocycles
I pulled the trigger. This is coming on...

I pulled the trigger.

This is coming on Friday! :clap

I watched a video on how to adj. the valves, and I'm all "Piece of cake"!

I have see the future and it is Orange! STOKED!
--Nick
...
Forum: Thumpers 07-16-2013, 11:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 13,952
Posted By nick_rhinocycles
I test rode the 520 exc today and I *really*...

I test rode the 520 exc today and I *really* liked it.
This thing was well sorted, cush hub, steering dampner, bar risers, big tank, and really clean.
I think that a 690 might be better as a "only...
Forum: Thumpers 07-13-2013, 09:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 13,952
Posted By nick_rhinocycles
I also have a line on a really low miles/hours...

I also have a line on a really low miles/hours 520Exc.

Are these proper dual sports?
Can you ride them on the Highway for any amount of time? Seems so with the 6 speed gear box.

I do NOT see...
Forum: Airheads 07-11-2013, 09:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,157
Posted By nick_rhinocycles
Here's a thread to check out: ...

Here's a thread to check out:
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=431606

Generally speaking you can upgrade your airhead brake in one of two ways (or both)
1. Larger disk Increases...
Forum: Airheads 07-07-2013, 03:33 PM
Replies: 2,787
Views: 505,178
Posted By nick_rhinocycles
R100GS 1988 San Francisco seeks good home

This bike needs a good home, I hate to sell it.

$4250 and worth it.

I have a 1988 R100GS I have owned it for several years, and it has taken me places and on trips that most people can only...
Forum: Airheads 07-07-2013, 03:29 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 28,057
Posted By nick_rhinocycles
Yeah that was me. sorry! How do I move it? ...

Yeah that was me. sorry!
How do I move it?

...
Ok I nuked it, and will repost!
Forum: Airheads 07-06-2013, 10:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,507
Posted By nick_rhinocycles
That would have been Bill Schneider, not Carl ...

That would have been Bill Schneider, not Carl

http://www.bmwmoa.org/forum/showthread.php?32266-R100GS-Fans-Schneider-s-Inc-Forced-Under-By-Lawsuit

--Nick
Forum: Airheads 07-06-2013, 04:57 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,750
Posted By nick_rhinocycles
+1 for Carl's stand:...

+1 for Carl's stand: http://www.flyingtpot.com/sidestands.htm

Plus he's a heck of a guy. Just sent me a replacement nut no muss no fuss!

But the real thing is I love the side stand. It works!...
Forum: Airheads 07-06-2013, 04:56 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,308
Posted By nick_rhinocycles
+1 for Carl's stand:...

+1 for Carl's stand: http://www.flyingtpot.com/sidestands.htm

Plus he's a heck of a guy. Just sent me a replacement nut no muss no fuss!

But the real thing is I love the side stand. It works!...
Forum: Airheads 07-06-2013, 04:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,507
Posted By nick_rhinocycles
+1 for Carl's stand:...

+1 for Carl's stand: http://www.flyingtpot.com/sidestands.htm

Plus he's a heck of a guy. Just sent me a replacement nut no muss no fuss!

But the real thing is I love the side stand. It works!...
Forum: Airheads 07-06-2013, 04:45 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,871
Posted By nick_rhinocycles
Yep, what solo said. I edited my post with...

Yep, what solo said.
I edited my post with that, but I don't find much info about these on the web. Must not be very common.
Nick
Forum: Airheads 07-06-2013, 11:54 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,871
Posted By nick_rhinocycles
*edit*: This was made by this company:...

*edit*: This was made by this company: http://www.wuedo.de/indexeng.htm
and is for an R100GS.

A little late, but I still have a complete front end.
It needs going through but I'm happy to see...
Forum: Airheads 06-27-2013, 10:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 826
Posted By nick_rhinocycles
You might mention what year and model you have. ...

You might mention what year and model you have.
I'm not sure what clip you are referring to on the brake. Usually the brake pad rides on a pin, the pin usually has a clip to hold it in place. Is...
Forum: Airheads 06-24-2013, 05:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 899
Posted By nick_rhinocycles
If you can thread a spoke on it and get it tight...

If you can thread a spoke on it and get it tight I would not worry about it.
Do what Plaka says and mark it and keep an eye on it.
I have ridden with cracked rims (and yours does not sound very...
Forum: Airheads 06-24-2013, 04:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,108
Posted By nick_rhinocycles
You have enough smarties on here to figure this...

You have enough smarties on here to figure this out, but a couple of thoughts for you.
1. Sounds like this bike is new to you? If so have you taken the pads off and looked in the calipers?
I ...
Forum: Airheads 04-28-2013, 09:13 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,655
Posted By nick_rhinocycles
I would go with some BMW HPN Race looks. ...

I would go with some BMW HPN Race looks.
https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-uAdJ_Y_l7SA/TnyCCKx_qYI/AAAAAAAADKI/jx7cw8s7NmI/s720/DSC_0628.JPG


Gunsmoke is a nice guy with a great website, but...
Forum: Thumpers 03-30-2013, 09:02 AM
Replies: 499
Views: 110,561
Posted By nick_rhinocycles
I run the Ascerbis big tank which looks like it...

I run the Ascerbis big tank which looks like it might provide some protection, but trust me you can still bend those radiators.
the big tank is nice, but I would still put guards on it if you can. ...
Forum: Thumpers 03-04-2013, 09:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 710
Posted By nick_rhinocycles
XR650L High Speed Sputter Help

So I picked up a brand new to me 1993 XR650L.

26K miles, and it sounds like rings and cam chain were done two owners ago.
No paperwork, so who knows.
PO said the bike came with a Flat Slide carb...
Forum: The Garage 03-03-2013, 08:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,222
Posted By nick_rhinocycles
I'm with rpet and steve at this point! ...

I'm with rpet and steve at this point!

Thanks everyone, I looked at my CRF450x Rim, and it has cracks in it too!

I'm going to sort out the rim thing when I get back. I marked the crack so if...
Forum: The Garage 03-02-2013, 04:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,222
Posted By nick_rhinocycles
Cracked Rim, bad idea?

So I'm about to do several days of dirt, and as I am putting on new rubber, I see a crack in the RIM! :cry

It's on the lip of the rim (bead)

Bike is a XR650L Rim is from a CRF450 ( I have the...
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