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Forum: Thumpers 06-17-2014, 05:07 AM
Replies: 6,490
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Twitchy 08

You say the sag should be right, what is it both front and rear?

Also what tire are you running and how much pressure front and rear? Also check for worn out bearings. They can wreak havoc on a...
Forum: Racing 06-03-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,005
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This I would consider the exception to the rule....

This I would consider the exception to the rule. If you ride with guys who race or you have an influence from a racing group of riders you could do ok or well on your first race but I would agree...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-05-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,727
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Duke, Thank you very much. Its nice to read...

Duke,

Thank you very much. Its nice to read things like this that bring in data and examples to support accurate claims of what my soon to be reality may really look like.

I'm starting to wrap...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-28-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,727
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Thanks for all the replies!

Wow, I put the computer down for one day and I come back to three pages of posts!


:scratch Instead of replying to each post I think i'll just talk a little more about myself.

I'm moving to...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-27-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,727
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Whats the western slop's like as a whole? I...

Whats the western slop's like as a whole? I assume its less big city and more rural in general.

Region Riley: What city of Indiana?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-27-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,727
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This is one thing I worry about and consequently...

This is one thing I worry about and consequently had me aiming at bigger cities, I understand the cost of living is higher for living in a harsh environment like the mountains. I'm banking on a...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-27-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,727
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The rockies seem to be the center of ADV as a...

The rockies seem to be the center of ADV as a whole. I haven't seen any other regional forum with the same level of content...not that I study the regional forums though lol.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-27-2014, 05:50 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,727
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Moving to Colorado, where would you live?

Hi all :wave

I have decided i'm done with the midwest. I like it here and have lived here all my life (24) but there just isn't enough riding variety or true exploration. I'm leaving my job in...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-27-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 16,018
Views: 998,440
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Haven't been online in a few days, figured I'd...

Haven't been online in a few days, figured I'd see if anyones out and about and what do I find? Moto supreme helmit cam footage. You guys suck, I'm recovering from a shoulder surgery and am not...
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 6,490
Views: 988,671
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Nicely setup bike :thumb Anyone have a 21.5L...

Nicely setup bike :thumb

Anyone have a 21.5L tank, like the one above, they want to part with?

(Just like the one Hodakaguy sold yesterday :bluduh)
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 6,490
Views: 988,671
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I don't post much any more but I should. I enjoy...

I don't post much any more but I should. I enjoy reading new things and growing from other's experiences, I guess I should keep the ball rolling..

Gearing can also be used to help fine tune a...
Forum: Thumpers 03-05-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 837
Views: 175,795
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KTMtalk.com in the classifieds. There's one for...

KTMtalk.com in the classifieds. There's one for sale. $1900.

EDIT http://ktmtalk.com/pp_classifieds/showproduct.php?product=40071&cat=99
Forum: Thumpers 03-04-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 6,490
Views: 988,671
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Maybe just the side cover? That would be pretty...

Maybe just the side cover? That would be pretty bent though? :dunno
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-22-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 16,018
Views: 998,440
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Limited production among other things. ...

Limited production among other things.

Actually to call it a "production" bike is a mistake. KTM only makes a handful of them every year, usually by order. Think in the low couple hundred per...
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 6,490
Views: 988,671
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What about something simple like a flat tire? ...

What about something simple like a flat tire?

I normally find big failures as pretty obvious. Its the small things that end up wreaking havoc on my setup.
Forum: Trials 02-18-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,257
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I must have fat fingered the keys when I made...

I must have fat fingered the keys when I made this thread. I never saw it get bumped with any responses. :scratch

Update!

I managed to get a bunch of spare parts a while back which pushed the...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-17-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 16,018
Views: 998,440
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Dang. Thats about as good a reason as any to tear...

Dang. Thats about as good a reason as any to tear apart a pair of forks.

I wish I could offer up some service for you. I love seeing differing designs from manufacturers. I ride mostly KTMs and...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-17-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 16,018
Views: 998,440
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What are you wanting to do to them? I've...

What are you wanting to do to them?

I've been working on more bikes but not enough suspension. If I wasn't recovering from surgery right now i'd volunteer.
Forum: Thumpers 02-17-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 6,490
Views: 988,671
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Precisely :deal -Replace all seals,...

Precisely :deal

-Replace all seals, bearings, bushings, clean, re coat, etc. There can be no unwanted friction
-Find the springs to hold the bike up where you want it and where you want it to end...
Forum: Thumpers 02-17-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 6,490
Views: 988,671
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If it feels pretty good now and bottoming is your...

If it feels pretty good now and bottoming is your only problem the springs might be the only thing you need. If the .50's are close but you don't want to move up to the .52's you could add some low...
Forum: Thumpers 02-17-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 6,490
Views: 988,671
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.50 springs for sure. Start with that then...

.50 springs for sure.

Start with that then measure your sag for the rear but also for the front. Once its in the right range you can start doing other things like valving or oil height/weight.
...
Forum: Racing 02-10-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,997
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:lurk

:lurk
Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 6,490
Views: 988,671
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If I didn't like doing my own wrenching I...

If I didn't like doing my own wrenching I wouldn't own a dirtbike.

Seriously, a dirtbike lives in an extremely harsh environment and incredible amounts of abuse from just "normal" uses. If your...
Forum: Thumpers 01-17-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 55,116
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Or another 530/500 and a setup like Ned's...

Or another 530/500 and a setup like Ned's :scratch

And more money to support both.

And a SuperDuke to ride to work.

And..

:ricky
Forum: Thumpers 01-17-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 55,116
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I think its about how I get there instead of just...

I think its about how I get there instead of just getting there. The 500/30/25's and many other modern enduro bikes are just that enduro bikes, but they're durable enough and comfortable enough to...
Forum: Trials 11-27-2013, 05:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,257
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Testing the waters

Earlier this year I decided to pick up a cheap entry to the Trials world, in this case a 95 GasGas JT25 with service records and a history all the way back to the original owner. I've probably only...
Forum: Racing 11-24-2013, 05:27 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,451
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Its hard to know how far you've come without...

Its hard to know how far you've come without remembering where you came from. With that in mind I decided to drag this up from the archives and give a small update.

Racing is like everything else,...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-24-2013, 05:19 PM
Replies: 16,018
Views: 998,440
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I'm about halfway done with a Racing RR...

I'm about halfway done with a Racing RR (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=935512) if anyone wants to read about some good bench racing stories :lol3
Forum: Racing 11-24-2013, 05:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,347
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I always have fun at this race, it has so much...

I always have fun at this race, it has so much more diversity than any other race i've ever been in. To start off your row is so huge you can't even see everyone your racing against, my row had 92...
Forum: Racing 11-24-2013, 04:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,347
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Bob "The IronMan" Sloan.

I knew if I wanted to get better at racing I needed to race more or atleast ride like I was racing. Normal riding though, even when pushing, isn't the same. Trails you know don't teach the critically...
Forum: Racing 11-24-2013, 07:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,347
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:lol3 Thats the way I see it too. Its the...

:lol3

Thats the way I see it too. Its the hard, drawn out battle to the finish that you remember long after the ride. Even if it did suck at the time.
Forum: Racing 11-23-2013, 10:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,347
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Wait until you hear how the last Enduro...

Wait until you hear how the last Enduro went...Lets just say this RR is more real world than hollywood :lol3

More tonight :deal
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-20-2013, 06:45 PM
Replies: 16,018
Views: 998,440
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:lol3 I remember that!

:lol3

I remember that!
Forum: Racing 11-20-2013, 06:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,347
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I thought I had a decent amount of experience in...

I thought I had a decent amount of experience in singletrack but the only singletrack we have at our local riding hole is stuff like this.
...
Forum: Racing 11-20-2013, 06:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,347
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After years of harescrambles the Enduro's start...

After years of harescrambles the Enduro's start seemed a bit toned down almost to the point of a glorified trail ride. To some that may seem a bit dull but I really liked it. Don't get me wrong...
Forum: Racing 11-20-2013, 03:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,347
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Yeah, thats what I thought :uhoh I'll post...

Yeah, thats what I thought :uhoh

I'll post some more tonight.
Forum: Racing 11-19-2013, 07:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,347
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Enduro: take one

There aren’t very many endures in Indiana and the ones that are here stay up north where the land is flat and boring. I knew if I was going to try one I wanted it to be in the hills somewhere and...
Forum: Racing 11-18-2013, 07:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,347
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Enduro: A Welcome Challange!

http://i280.photobucket.com/albums/kk171/adventure_boy_miller/Enduro%20RR/203_zpsa20ff3d5.jpg

Time is standing still, I can’t tell how long I’ve been racing or how much longer I have to go. I...
Forum: Racing 08-28-2013, 03:00 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 25,885
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Avoiding Carbs?!

If I read that right you sound like your avoiding Carbohydrates correct? You sound like the amature bodybuilder I work with who knows only of the cover of any nutrition book :lol3

I would like to...
Forum: Racing 05-18-2013, 04:45 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 25,885
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Woo first place B! Nice job man, keep it up...

Woo first place B!

Nice job man, keep it up and by the end of the season you could be up with the fast A guys.

:clap
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