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Forum: Thumpers Today, 07:07 AM
Replies: 5,762
Views: 826,703
Posted By SRG
Or have those pipes ceramic coated, inside and...

Or have those pipes ceramic coated, inside and out.
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 10:47 AM
Replies: 11,451
Views: 543,792
Posted By SRG
No, you read that wrong too. I believe the...

No, you read that wrong too.

I believe the guy who did need the motor ran his w/o coolant for some time. How well will your bike do that?

At least you are consistent in your ignorance.

Edit...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 10:22 AM
Replies: 11,451
Views: 543,792
Posted By SRG
Krabill - your continual euro bike bashing only...

Krabill - your continual euro bike bashing only shows how little you know of them. Read this thread:

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=782994&page=68

If that's too difficult at least...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-13-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 8,186
Posted By SRG
I waved at a Harley rider the other day while...

I waved at a Harley rider the other day while riding my '75 CT90. All I got back was a crusierface scowl. I rode away laughing, he didn't.
Forum: Vendors 10-10-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,090
Posted By SRG
Yes, need a guinea pig for that one?

Yes, need a guinea pig for that one?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-05-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 1,910
Views: 91,042
Posted By SRG
You went down the jeep trail on that? Damn...

You went down the jeep trail on that?

Damn son, good job.

We can try it again sometime soon. I'll be on something several megatons lighter.
Forum: Thumpers 10-04-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 11,451
Views: 543,792
Posted By SRG
Here is a nice Husky: ...

Here is a nice Husky:

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1011530

Power, W/R 6 speed, suspension, handling & brakes at a reasonable weight with long service intervals - yes, you can...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-03-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 1,910
Views: 91,042
Posted By SRG
JM - what time are you thinking? I might be up...

JM - what time are you thinking? I might be up for it. 10am at Brownsville Market (Crozet)?

Edit - Nevermind, no can do.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-02-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,284
Posted By SRG
Not a fan. Keep your religious fairy tales to...

Not a fan. Keep your religious fairy tales to yourself and never on public property.
Forum: Thumpers 10-02-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 11,451
Views: 543,792
Posted By SRG
If someone was really interested in why KTM chose...

If someone was really interested in why KTM chose to nix the 70* engines they could find out the real story. Or, they could make up a complete pile of :topes, which I suppose is easier. Maybe those...
Forum: Thumpers 10-01-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 11,451
Views: 543,792
Posted By SRG
And the completely different/unique frame to go...

And the completely different/unique frame to go w/ the 70* motor.

Last of the real Berg's.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-01-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 34,225
Views: 8,391,609
Posted By SRG
Front engine is no better than rear engine, just...

Front engine is no better than rear engine, just more common. The only difference between the 2 is which end of the car hits the ditch first.

Mid engine is the holy grail which you seek.
Forum: Thumpers 10-01-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 11,451
Views: 543,792
Posted By SRG
Blue & Yellow = colors of the Swedish flag. ...

Blue & Yellow = colors of the Swedish flag.

Husaberg just wanted to prove that their national colors could actually be fast, orange kicking fast.

These Aussies get it:
...
Forum: Thumpers 10-01-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 11,451
Views: 543,792
Posted By SRG
Required reading for the euro naysayers on this...

Required reading for the euro naysayers on this thread:

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Forum: Thumpers 09-30-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 11,451
Views: 543,792
Posted By SRG
I bought a 2010 Husaberg FX450 about a year ago....

I bought a 2010 Husaberg FX450 about a year ago. It's street legal and I use it as a dualsport. It had 80 hours on it. I finally got around to having the valves checked recently at just over 200...
Forum: Thumpers 09-28-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 433
Posted By SRG
Step 1 - post in thumpers. Step 2 - search...

Step 1 - post in thumpers.

Step 2 - search LC4 index here : http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=86958
Forum: Thumpers 09-27-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,570
Posted By SRG
Advantages of 640 Adventure: Plenty of...

Advantages of 640 Adventure:

Plenty of power.
Long service intervals.
Excellent suspension, brakes and handling.
RTW? - been there, done that.
Ready for long distance travel stock.
Tough and...
Forum: Thumpers 09-27-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,570
Posted By SRG
Husky 610/630? Husaberg 570? Not sure...

Husky 610/630?

Husaberg 570?

Not sure either one improves your odds over the KTM 500.

The Berg 570 and KTM 500 race service intervals can be doubled or more for dual sport use.

Or the old...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-26-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 5,750
Views: 321,172
Posted By SRG
No, Center Stand is making a simple point,...

No, Center Stand is making a simple point, similar to what I was trying to say - that a super efficient road racer is not necessarily the best choice of a street bike. Those same cyclists that choose...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-25-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 34,225
Views: 8,391,609
Posted By SRG
"Is that a getback whip pokin' out ahead of the...

"Is that a getback whip pokin' out ahead of the rear tire?"

Those are the various vent tubes and overflow lines that hang out just behind the motor.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-25-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 5,750
Views: 321,172
Posted By SRG
Never said I don't like mountain bikes or beach...

Never said I don't like mountain bikes or beach cruisers, both are fine/fun in their element, just not likely to be the best choice as a street bike (could be, depending on where you live).

Don't...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-24-2014, 07:33 PM
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Views: 321,172
Posted By SRG
I never suggested a beach cruiser or mountain...

I never suggested a beach cruiser or mountain bike.

No, I do not veer out of my lane to avoid debris in/on my bikes, motos, or autos. I think its best practice to stay in my lane.

OM - thanks...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-24-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 5,750
Views: 321,172
Posted By SRG
I see allot of posts here about how bicycles need...

I see allot of posts here about how bicycles need to avoid road debris that can collect at the edge of the road or in the bike lane where one exists. This has much to do with the choice bike and...
Forum: Thumpers 09-20-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 5,762
Views: 826,703
Posted By SRG
I got a chance to take my 2010 FX450 to the...

I got a chance to take my 2010 FX450 to the dealer (GDR in North Wilkesboro) for a service. They are my nearest ex Berg dealer, but 4 hours away. They checked the valves, changed the coolant and...
Forum: Thumpers 09-16-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,590
Posted By SRG
The Berg 390 is a unique bird, with few of usual...

The Berg 390 is a unique bird, with few of usual drawbacks. Almost all parts are standard KTM. A little heavier than the latest gen., but a very capable bike at a bargain price.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-14-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 5,750
Views: 321,172
Posted By SRG
When trying to stay out other folks way, no.

When trying to stay out other folks way, no.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-11-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 1,910
Views: 91,042
Posted By SRG
Whoops, when you said Pedlars, I was thinking...

Whoops, when you said Pedlars, I was thinking Taskers.

Taskers is a rocky bitch, esp. the side trails. I don't know about Pedlars.

I do know that Vabuckaroo took his 950 Adv. up Big Levels...
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 348
Posted By SRG
:gerg In the old days - If you left the key on...

:gerg In the old days - If you left the key on for a long time and the points happen to be closed = overheated/fried coil. I vaguely remember doing this to an old Beetle.

On anything new, I think...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-11-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 1,910
Views: 91,042
Posted By SRG
JM - If you did Pedlars on a big GS I only have...

JM - If you did Pedlars on a big GS I only have one thing to say: :bow

So when are we going? I can't do Sat. AM.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-10-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 1,910
Views: 91,042
Posted By SRG
Sat. afternoon? I don't think a big GS is a...

Sat. afternoon?

I don't think a big GS is a good idea on Big Levels or Shoe Creek - either one is enough for me on a 300# dirt bike. YMMV.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-08-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,518
Posted By SRG
So OP, what bike are you riding? Some bikes...

So OP, what bike are you riding?

Some bikes want to be ridden standing more than others. I had a couple of 640 KTM's - they liked you to stand allot and steer w/ the rear. Now I have a Husaberg...
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,934
Posted By SRG
One of these things is not like the others. Hint...

One of these things is not like the others. Hint - it has excellent brakes, suspension, handling and power. The other 2 don't. The question is, do you want ALL those things or not.
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 5,762
Views: 826,703
Posted By SRG
Coat both head and mid pipes, inside and out. Get...

Coat both head and mid pipes, inside and out. Get a free flowing can. Send excess heat out the tailpipe, away from bike and rider.
Forum: Thumpers 08-26-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,935
Posted By SRG
You have some minor bike problems, but you have a...

You have some minor bike problems, but you have a major dealer problem.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-26-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 1,910
Views: 91,042
Posted By SRG
Quite a flurry of activity here. Enough energy to...

Quite a flurry of activity here. Enough energy to actually go for a ride?

Nice weather for the next couple of afternoons?

I guess my minibike might keep up w/ the big boys.

PS - don't speed...
Forum: Thumpers 08-25-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,885
Posted By SRG
A suggestion from the "mostly street bike that...

A suggestion from the "mostly street bike that can do a little dirt" side of the spectrum:

Ducati 620 Multistrada (used)
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-24-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 248
Posted By SRG
Hey there. Welcome to the neighborhood. Keep a...

Hey there. Welcome to the neighborhood. Keep a eye on this thread : http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=388596&highlight=charlottesville

Whatever local activity that comes up usually gets...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-23-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 1,910
Views: 91,042
Posted By SRG
Which one of you hoodlums left all those marks on...

Which one of you hoodlums left all those marks on Wesley Chapel Rd. yesterday? My inner bushman says you were going north at around 4 pm.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-23-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 34,225
Views: 8,391,609
Posted By SRG
Newsflash - Thomas ain't doing it wrong....

Newsflash - Thomas ain't doing it wrong. Different bike, different style.
Forum: Thumpers 08-22-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 5,762
Views: 826,703
Posted By SRG
Just a data point - My '10 FX450 has it's header...

Just a data point - My '10 FX450 has it's header pipes ceramic coated inside and out. The can is an FMF Powercore 4. The bike has NO blanket, insulation, wrap, thermostat or fan. I've had no...
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