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Forum: Thumpers 07-26-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 97,281
Views: 18,429,141
Posted By gjcarving
I think 60 MPG is pretty optimistic. I know some...

I think 60 MPG is pretty optimistic. I know some say they get it, but I find it hard to believe unless you are super lean or baby the hell out of the bike.

I live between 6-7000 ft, and I am...
Forum: Regional forums 06-23-2014, 05:44 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 14,522
Posted By gjcarving
Congrats on the new addition! But what happened...

Congrats on the new addition! But what happened to the XR?
Forum: Thumpers 05-18-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 97,281
Views: 18,429,141
Posted By gjcarving
Just snapped the plastic lever off.

Just snapped the plastic lever off.
Forum: Thumpers 05-18-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 97,281
Views: 18,429,141
Posted By gjcarving
Don't think so but never sure. Just look how the...

Don't think so but never sure. Just look how the acerbis one sticks out compared to stock or the raptor. Like waiting for something to possible hook it. Also, don't think my boot hitting the metal...
Forum: Thumpers 05-18-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 97,281
Views: 18,429,141
Posted By gjcarving
I had a failure. Almost left me stranded. Won't...

I had a failure. Almost left me stranded. Won't take my chances again. I'm sure there have been many other failures. Most riders or at least the ones I know aren't on forums or don't always post...
Forum: Thumpers 05-18-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 97,281
Views: 18,429,141
Posted By gjcarving
Acerbis Petcock Broke!

Hello. Just an FYI for people using the Provided Acerbis Petcock. I was out riding off road on Friday and went down down not particularly hard or fast. In short, I dumped the bike on it's right...
Forum: Thumpers 02-05-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 9,636
Views: 416,288
Posted By gjcarving
What have I created???:grim

What have I created???:grim
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 933
Posted By gjcarving
WR250R at Altitude...

Looking for information from WR250r owners only with experience with these bikes at high altitudes. I live at 7,000 ft, and will ride the bike all the way up to 13,000 or so on NM and CO roads both...
Forum: Beasts 01-12-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,477
Posted By gjcarving
Anyone Switch from 950/990 to Super Tenere?

Hello. Just curious if there are any owners here who made the switch from a 950/990 series bike. Would love to get some feedback on why?, and the personal differences you feel between the two....
Forum: Beasts 01-11-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 673
Views: 109,773
Posted By gjcarving
The new bike and all the updates seem great in...

The new bike and all the updates seem great in terms of competing with the competition. I think I would like most all of the updates but would be unsure of the electronic suspension but yamaha seems...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-18-2013, 01:44 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 39,929
Posted By gjcarving
Cool! Was actually down at Santa Fe Motor sports...

Cool! Was actually down at Santa Fe Motor sports a few hours ago and saw your bike in the back. Congrats!!!
Forum: Orange Crush 12-18-2013, 01:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 629
Posted By gjcarving
This is AWESOME! Just goes to show doubters what...

This is AWESOME! Just goes to show doubters what these big bikes can do and are capable of. Comes down to the rider. Great job Guys!!!
Forum: Orange Crush 12-17-2013, 10:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,133
Posted By gjcarving
Others will chime in for sure, and there may be...

Others will chime in for sure, and there may be multiple causes. I do know though that sometimes milky looking oil can do with moisture condensing and not getting burned off. From what I have...
Forum: Beasts 12-14-2013, 07:59 PM
Replies: 673
Views: 109,773
Posted By gjcarving
2014 Lower Ground Clearance?

I may have missed this in the thread, but I am wondering about the lower ground clearance of the 2014. Seems that it lost 15mm and you can visually see exhaust or something hanging lower in the...
Forum: Thumpers 11-23-2013, 07:14 PM
Replies: 44,274
Views: 8,483,953
Posted By gjcarving
Safari Tank. Clear or Not

I am going to be picking one of these bikes up, and will be adding a Safari. I know the clear has it's advantages as you can always see the gas. But, I really like the look with the blue one. I...
Forum: Thumpers 11-23-2013, 03:13 PM
Replies: 9,636
Views: 416,288
Posted By gjcarving
Anybody buy a WR250R and regret it???

Wondering if anyone got a WR250R and later regretted it. And If so why? I have heard a lot of great things about these bikes, and only a few negatives. Just would like to ask the question as...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-16-2013, 04:39 PM
Replies: 664
Views: 247,317
Posted By gjcarving
WOW! If you are talking about Santa Fe...

WOW! If you are talking about Santa Fe Motorsports I would find that very surprising.
Forum: Vendors 10-19-2013, 09:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,920
Posted By gjcarving
Email sent on the new set of guards. Also, does...

Email sent on the new set of guards. Also, does this set have the eased inside for better fit. Sounds like it but just checking. Thanks.
Forum: Beasts 10-15-2013, 07:09 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,593
Posted By gjcarving
Thanks! For some reason this did not come up...

Thanks! For some reason this did not come up when I searched.
Forum: Beasts 10-15-2013, 05:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,593
Posted By gjcarving
Why So many Super Teneres for sale???

Hello. I have been interested in this bike since the initial spy shots of it. But recently and throughout the last summer I have seen many of these bikes up for sale. Some with very, very low...
Forum: Regional forums 09-28-2013, 06:25 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 16,421
Posted By gjcarving
It will still be cold but you guys could head...

It will still be cold but you guys could head south and ride in the Jemez Mountains. Lot's of great riding there as many of you probably know. I don't know just a suggestion as the weather is...
Forum: Thumpers 09-25-2013, 06:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 454
Posted By gjcarving
KTM 640 Adventure Hepco Becker Guards WEAK! Switch to Carbon?

Hello. So I have a relatively new to me {4 months} 06 Adventure. It came with Hepco Becker Tank Guards and in the few months that I have owned it I have dropped it twice on the same side. In...
Forum: Regional forums 09-24-2013, 05:52 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 49,475
Posted By gjcarving
Cool! Where was that first photo taken, and was...

Cool! Where was that first photo taken, and was it on the CAM ride? I'd like to try that section of trail next year. Have fun on the NM trip. Sad I can't make it but happy for all you guys. ...
Forum: Regional forums 09-22-2013, 03:16 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 16,421
Posted By gjcarving
Know all you guy's are going to have a GREAT time...

Know all you guy's are going to have a GREAT time and a lot of fun riding and meeting great people!!! I did the San Juan 500 and it was a blast. Would be doing this one also but unfortunately prior...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-19-2013, 08:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,411
Posted By gjcarving
950 Adventure. Exhaust 2 into 2 or 2 into 1 Pros and cons???

I'm going to be ordering an Exhaust within the next week. I am going with Remus as the brand, but am trying to decide between 2 into 2 and 2 into 1. Any information on the pros and cons or...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-19-2013, 05:48 PM
Replies: 18,805
Views: 7,538,186
Posted By gjcarving
[/QUOTE] I'm actually interested in the...

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I'm actually interested in the shield pictured on your bike if you don't mind? Thanks!
Forum: Orange Crush 08-17-2013, 07:41 PM
Replies: 10,463
Views: 2,166,924
Posted By gjcarving
If you don't mind me asking what windshield is...

If you don't mind me asking what windshield is that you have? Thanks!
Forum: Orange Crush 08-17-2013, 11:56 AM
Replies: 18,805
Views: 7,538,186
Posted By gjcarving
Hello. Wondering what size Rotopax that is you...

Hello. Wondering what size Rotopax that is you have on your rack? Thanks!
Forum: Orange Crush 08-08-2013, 06:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,386
Posted By gjcarving
To Exhaust, or not to Exhaust... That is the ?

Hello. I have a new to me 950 ADV and am currently adding things to it. My question is for those of you who have owned the bike for awhile about exhausts. Is it more of just a sound and prestige...
Forum: Regional forums 07-30-2013, 08:33 PM
Replies: 1,202
Views: 99,250
Posted By gjcarving
Those photos look great! I'll have to try that...

Those photos look great! I'll have to try that area next time I'm up there. Thanks again to all who put this together!!!!! John, Mark, Matt... and anyone else who helped. Had a great time on the...
Forum: Regional forums 07-19-2013, 09:17 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 12,369
Posted By gjcarving
LUCKY DOG!!!!::rilla:rilla:rilla:rilla:rilla:rilla

LUCKY DOG!!!!::rilla:rilla:rilla:rilla:rilla:rilla
Forum: Regional forums 07-19-2013, 07:00 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 12,369
Posted By gjcarving
Looking forward to meeting you all soon. My...

Looking forward to meeting you all soon. My buddy and I are leaving Santa Fe in T Minus 48 hrs and counting!!!!! See you all there Sunday Afternoon. Safe Journeys getting there. My best, Greg
Forum: Regional forums 07-05-2013, 03:54 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 12,369
Posted By gjcarving
Yeah that's about how my wife feels about my new...

Yeah that's about how my wife feels about my new to me 950. "Are you going to put a box on the back like you had on the Vstrom?" I'll have to see what you come up with as I wasn't planning on it.
...
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2013, 06:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 366
Posted By gjcarving
High Altitude Jetting 06 KTM 640 ADV

Hello, I recently picked up and 06 Adventure and am working on getting it jetted properly for my altitude. I am living at 7,000 ft, and run mostly from 4-12k in ft. Looking for anyone in high...
Forum: Regional forums 06-02-2013, 06:59 AM
Replies: 1,202
Views: 99,250
Posted By gjcarving
Welcome from a fellow New Mexican. My first time...

Welcome from a fellow New Mexican. My first time out there also. Look forward to meeting you!
Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2013, 08:50 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,070
Posted By gjcarving
Yeah, this looks pretty cool! I wouldn't mind...

Yeah, this looks pretty cool! I wouldn't mind one for my newly acquired 640. Please keep us updated on progress and price. Cool that you are taking the initiative to do this!:thumb
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2013, 08:40 PM
Replies: 8,802
Views: 1,906,508
Posted By gjcarving
Thanks for the info! I am thinking of going with...

Thanks for the info! I am thinking of going with just the ROX 2 inch, so hopefully won't need a new decomp cable. If so though, it sounds like the earlier model cables are longer? Again, thanks for...
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2013, 08:37 PM
Replies: 8,802
Views: 1,906,508
Posted By gjcarving
Thanks for all the tips with the throttle cables....

Thanks for all the tips with the throttle cables. I am somewhat new to wrenching on bikes and can hopefully figure it all out. Again, sounds like ROX are the way to go. But, can't believe you use...
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2013, 08:21 PM
Replies: 8,802
Views: 1,906,508
Posted By gjcarving
Thanks! Sounds like ROX are the way to go. Also...

Thanks! Sounds like ROX are the way to go. Also sounds like you didn't need a new decomp just a re-route which would be nice. Would you mind telling me more about the Protaper lower pegs and where...
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2013, 08:46 PM
Replies: 8,802
Views: 1,906,508
Posted By gjcarving
Riser Question.

Hello, I just picked up a New to me 06' 640 Adventure. I am 6'4'' and the bars are definitely too low for me. I am thinking of some ROX or the like 2 inch risers to put the bars forward and up. ...
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