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Forum: Vendors 07-27-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 1,753
Views: 239,527
Posted By stuntheavy
Interested in one for a ktm 690

Interested in one for a ktm 690
Forum: Thumpers 07-08-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 16,501
Posted By stuntheavy
Just came across this. Picked up a 690 last week....

Just came across this. Picked up a 690 last week.

Hope the wiki comes back alive!
Forum: Thumpers 06-22-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 351
Posted By stuntheavy
Thank you for your input. Knowledge like this is...

Thank you for your input. Knowledge like this is why ADV is such a great community!
Forum: Thumpers 06-21-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 351
Posted By stuntheavy
Help! Distinguish KTM 690 OEM Header from Leo

Hey guys,

Looking to do a fly & ride to get a very very low mileage KTM 690 SMC.

It is claimed to have a full Leo Vince exhaust. Are there any distinguishing marks on the OEM header, or on the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-21-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,036
Posted By stuntheavy
It was nothing too exciting (at least to the adv...

It was nothing too exciting (at least to the adv crowd). Just a very low mileage 690 smc.

These days, I can't get away for long travels, but Houston has a great supermoto scene, and I thoroughly...
Forum: Americas 06-19-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 404
Posted By stuntheavy
I'll try motorcycleroads.us Never heard of that,...

I'll try motorcycleroads.us Never heard of that, thanks for the tip!



I'm not sure if you had a link, or a picture...but it doesn't seem to be working?

The mileage doesn't really worry me. I...
Forum: Americas 06-18-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 404
Posted By stuntheavy
Help me plan a fun Fly&Ride: NJ to TX

Howdy everyone.

The itch for the road is back. Unfortunately, this trip will be far from epic in comparison to the adventure I was on last year at this time. It will be exciting in a different...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-12-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,036
Posted By stuntheavy
Thanks fellas. I do appreciate all the effort. ...

Thanks fellas. I do appreciate all the effort.

All said and done, I attempted the escrow method. Seller was not interested in playing ball, so it's time to move on. It is not a one-of-a-kind bike,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-10-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,036
Posted By stuntheavy
Thanks everyone. Freedom Road hasn't been...

Thanks everyone.

Freedom Road hasn't been much help. They have stated that upon complete payment of the loan, the seller can CHOOSE to have the title sent to me, however it will still be with his...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-09-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,036
Posted By stuntheavy
I have talked to their bank, however the seller...

I have talked to their bank, however the seller is unwilling to release the title to me, without the additional 3000$ in his hand.

My plan is for a fly and ride.

I guess what it boils down to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-09-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,036
Posted By stuntheavy
Purchasing a bike that currently is financed

Hello everyone,

Ran into a bit of a conundrum on a deal, and turning to ADV for some help sorting through this.

I am looking to purchase a bike (from a non-adv member). The current owner has...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-14-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,292
Posted By stuntheavy
I'm devastated that someone who would call...

I'm devastated that someone who would call themselves an ADVRider, an inmate would have such a negative thing to say when another rider was in trouble.

Swifter and I followed a nearly similar path...
Forum: Americas 11-19-2013, 10:44 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,591
Posted By stuntheavy
I rode the TAT earlier this year. My thoughts: ...

I rode the TAT earlier this year. My thoughts:

Money was an issue for me. I split the cost with another ADV rider, and we bought Sam's maps together. I then converted all the paper maps to GPS...
Forum: Ride reports 11-16-2013, 10:09 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 74,232
Posted By stuntheavy
Great pictures. Seeing many of the same...

Great pictures.

Seeing many of the same places I saw this summer on my own trip.

I can't help but yearn for the road (or lack thereof) and the feeling of truly being in control. Many of us...
Forum: Ride reports 09-15-2013, 01:06 PM
Replies: 793
Views: 227,630
Posted By stuntheavy
Well ladies and gentlemen, here's a little update...

Well ladies and gentlemen, here's a little update on myself:

I had no idea what was in store for me after the trip. I had considered moving to NorCal, to work at the marina from the pictures. I...
Forum: Ride reports 08-13-2013, 12:32 PM
Replies: 793
Views: 227,630
Posted By stuntheavy
MX11 part 2: After having to make the tough...

MX11 part 2: After having to make the tough decision to call it to end, we reluctantly packed our stuff that morning and made our way downstairs. It was clear the mood of the trip had entirely...
Forum: Ride reports 08-06-2013, 10:59 AM
Replies: 793
Views: 227,630
Posted By stuntheavy
MX8: Alright, after getting up, I noticed...

MX8:

Alright, after getting up, I noticed something odd about this hotel. The rooms have painted over windows into the bathroom (possibly the hallway at one time before renovations), the parking...
Forum: Ride reports 08-06-2013, 09:13 AM
Replies: 793
Views: 227,630
Posted By stuntheavy
We are not sure what towns are best north of...

We are not sure what towns are best north of Mexico City. Just going to kinda wing it I suppose. Honestly, mainland was just kind of a bonus. We didn't do as much research as we should have. I'll...
Forum: Ride reports 08-03-2013, 10:17 PM
Replies: 793
Views: 227,630
Posted By stuntheavy
I think youve got something there. Looks spot...

I think youve got something there. Looks spot on.

Ive seen a couple full size motards down here but they aren't any brand I've seen before. It's cool to see other things we don't get Back home. ...
Forum: Ride reports 08-03-2013, 07:32 PM
Replies: 793
Views: 227,630
Posted By stuntheavy
Definitely not an 850 or a triple. It was maybe...

Definitely not an 850 or a triple. It was maybe a 125 or 250. Drum brake rear, cheap suspension. Good around town bike, light and nimble.

Sent from my SCH-I535 using Tapatalk 2
Forum: Ride reports 08-03-2013, 11:14 AM
Replies: 793
Views: 227,630
Posted By stuntheavy
MX4: Bay of LA-Loreto So after a great night...

MX4: Bay of LA-Loreto

So after a great night of :freaky back Pacifico's and fresh limon while watching the sun go down on the beach, we were back at it, ready to get on the road.

I love how in...
Forum: Ride reports 07-31-2013, 02:05 AM
Replies: 793
Views: 227,630
Posted By stuntheavy
As always, thank you all for reading, and for the...

As always, thank you all for reading, and for the replies. Replies give me feedback on if I made a crappy update or not! Gordy, Jettn Jim... you guys are amazing, a million thank yous!



Glad to...
Forum: Ride reports 07-31-2013, 01:53 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,497
Posted By stuntheavy
We finished the TAT too, and headed to Baja. The...

We finished the TAT too, and headed to Baja. The two of us just made it to Loreto tonight, La Paz tomorrow.

No cell service since we crossed the border. WiFi is spotty and slow.

Definitely go...
Forum: Ride reports 07-30-2013, 01:09 AM
Replies: 793
Views: 227,630
Posted By stuntheavy
And a few more... ...

And a few more...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/07/30/ure4y7am.jpg

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/07/30/3a8epahe.jpg

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/07/30/apevyjas.jpg

The land of personal...
Forum: Ride reports 07-30-2013, 01:01 AM
Replies: 793
Views: 227,630
Posted By stuntheavy
Hola Amigos! ...yeah, thats about all I've...

Hola Amigos!

...yeah, thats about all I've got in my bag of Spanish.


Anyway, Last time we left off, I had just got my bike running again, after the machine shop broke my balance gear, and...
Forum: Ride reports 07-21-2013, 11:21 AM
Replies: 793
Views: 227,630
Posted By stuntheavy
The R is entirely a different bike. Liquid...

The R is entirely a different bike. Liquid cooled powerplant in an aluminum chassis, kick start only. It wasn't called "the king of Baja" for nothing. Essentially, in my opinion the R is an...
Forum: Ride reports 07-20-2013, 01:17 AM
Replies: 793
Views: 227,630
Posted By stuntheavy
I had asked for advice... but rather in the...

I had asked for advice... but rather in the Xr650R thread. :D

I forgot about this... if one were to mount a Teraflex tire on an XRR in Colorado and use it to dig a single, continuous trench all...
Forum: Ride reports 07-19-2013, 10:21 PM
Replies: 793
Views: 227,630
Posted By stuntheavy
Ladies and Gentlemen, the moment you have been...

Ladies and Gentlemen, the moment you have been waiting for!

Okay, perhaps not. Rather, it is the moment I've been waiting for. After nearly a month, the XRR lives again!
...
Forum: Thumpers 07-19-2013, 04:00 PM
Replies: 22,636
Views: 2,868,001
Posted By stuntheavy
Alright here is some more stuff... First is a...

Alright here is some more stuff... First is a video of the cam and auto decompressor. Is this play normal? seems awfully sloppy.
...
Forum: Thumpers 07-19-2013, 01:00 PM
Replies: 22,636
Views: 2,868,001
Posted By stuntheavy
does anyone have a picture of the underside of...

does anyone have a picture of the underside of the rocker cover for the xrr?

For some reason, I'm having a terrible time with this. Got an ungodly metallic clanking noise (just replaced crank),...
Forum: Ride reports 07-15-2013, 01:41 PM
Replies: 793
Views: 227,630
Posted By stuntheavy
Everytime I ride naked, someone calls the...

Everytime I ride naked, someone calls the cops...:happay
Forum: Ride reports 07-10-2013, 07:28 PM
Replies: 793
Views: 227,630
Posted By stuntheavy
I learned everything I know about bikes and basic...

I learned everything I know about bikes and basic mechanics from getting really good at breaking stuff when I was younger. If I didn't fix it I didn't ride.

Years later, I've done everything...
Forum: Thumpers 07-07-2013, 10:57 PM
Replies: 22,636
Views: 2,868,001
Posted By stuntheavy
Can anyone produce a picture of the balancer gear...

Can anyone produce a picture of the balancer gear and how it is timed to the crankshaft? Particularly interested in whrre the notch is and where the hole is, along with orientation (one side has a...
Forum: Thumpers 07-07-2013, 05:51 PM
Replies: 22,636
Views: 2,868,001
Posted By stuntheavy
I believe I read your story. The fact you...

I believe I read your story.

The fact you can't buy the gear separately is crazy. I don't know what to do. If I can't get one, I may end up have to call an end to the trip. :baldy
Forum: Thumpers 07-07-2013, 04:32 PM
Replies: 22,636
Views: 2,868,001
Posted By stuntheavy
Well.... got some news. The machine shop...

Well.... got some news.

The machine shop that I had dropped the crank off at that had been giving me the run around, Machine Shop #2 that had said they could do it, infact did get it apart, and is...
Forum: Thumpers 07-07-2013, 02:09 PM
Replies: 22,636
Views: 2,868,001
Posted By stuntheavy
unfortunately that's too far and I have no means...

unfortunately that's too far and I have no means of getting the crank there in. A timely manner.

I don't need anyone to build the engine, I can do that. I just need a new rod pressed in.
Forum: Thumpers 07-07-2013, 01:19 PM
Replies: 22,636
Views: 2,868,001
Posted By stuntheavy
Story of my life brotha....just plain ol bad luck...

Story of my life brotha....just plain ol bad luck at everything. If there is such thing as Karma, in a past life I must have put kittens in a blender or something like that to get this kind of luck....
Forum: Ride reports 07-04-2013, 06:42 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 46,696
Posted By stuntheavy
I remember this exactly. Tried crossing it and...

I remember this exactly. Tried crossing it and the trail turns very grown in and very bad. Almost made us run out of fuel.


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Forum: Thumpers 07-04-2013, 12:14 PM
Replies: 22,636
Views: 2,868,001
Posted By stuntheavy
Its a Pro-x rod kit from RMATV. Figures this...

Its a Pro-x rod kit from RMATV.

Figures this would be my luck; cross country from home

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Forum: Americas 07-04-2013, 10:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,065
Posted By stuntheavy
My TVIP states that I'm crossing in Tecate. Do I...

My TVIP states that I'm crossing in Tecate. Do I have to cross into AND out of Mexico at this point?

Thanks for all the help guys; great tips

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