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Forum: Orange Crush 03-02-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 1,462
Views: 403,129
Posted By sam1905
Hmm.

Thanks
Never heard of them and picking boxes right now.. will search for feedback.
Forum: Orange Crush 03-02-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 1,462
Views: 403,129
Posted By sam1905
Sorry for the repost...

Which are these bags?
Thanks
Sam

http://i1362.photobucket.com/albums/r686/samlevans2/IMG_2409_zps26cc6b61.jpg (http://s1362.photobucket.com/user/samlevans2/media/IMG_2409_zps26cc6b61.jpg.html)
Forum: Orange Crush 02-17-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 552
Posted By sam1905
Moose cases on 1190 - Experiences?

Swapping the GS for an 1190 Adv-R....
Pulling together my farkle list..
Does anyone have experience with the moose adventure cases vs. Touratechs?
Thanks
Sam
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Forum: GS Boxers 07-17-2013, 01:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 674
Posted By sam1905
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p.s. dont let Marilyn hear you calling her a tarmac pounder.... ;)

http://i1362.photobucket.com/albums/r686/samlevans2/NortheastJefferson-20130127-00241_zpsb7bb3e3e.jpg...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-17-2013, 01:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 674
Posted By sam1905
Thanks

I have been looking at the same change, it sounds like we have similar usage - everything from solo to work on slab to two up camping trips over the high CO dirt mountain passes.<?xml:namespace...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-17-2013, 12:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 674
Posted By sam1905
Thank you. I assume that the rear system works...

Thank you.
I assume that the rear system works by a stepper motor / leadscrew drivng a cam.
Given that it looks like mine is not going beyond the 10mm setting that is moderate offroad..
Thanks
Sam
Forum: GS Boxers 07-17-2013, 07:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 674
Posted By sam1905
2010 GSA feels lower in high ESA setting - how much adjustemt?

Hi, I have a 2010 GSA with ESA,
Maybe it's me but it feels lower when on the highest setting (Rough offroad)
The ESA is stl working as I can see the shock tower moving but the travel appears to be...
Forum: Airheads 05-18-2012, 12:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 679
Posted By sam1905
R100 Engine mount gap - add shims or just 'torque and squeeze'?

Hi all, just putting the motor back in on my cafe project (1978R100RS) and have added the spacers as referenced below (2 plain on rear, spacers / stand spring hangers - one per side on front).
...
Forum: Airheads 05-13-2012, 07:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 712
Posted By sam1905
Replacing airbox with cone filers and block off plate - what to do with breathers?

I am slowly building my cafe bike from a 1978 R100RS and have bought K&N cone filters for direct fitting to the carbs and a block off plate to replace the air box. (see link)
The two hoses that...
Forum: Airheads 05-13-2012, 11:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 866
Posted By sam1905
Torque

It may have been up to 50 or 60 ft lbs........
When I un torqued and re torqued to 30 ft lbs (per Haynes) they held though...
Hopefully all is OK...
Forum: Airheads 05-13-2012, 07:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 866
Posted By sam1905
Torque

.....I did have an issue torquing. E.g. I was an idiot, miss read the Torque wrench and over torqued (a lot).

I realized immediately so un-torqued and corrected. What might I have done? (yielded...
Forum: Airheads 05-12-2012, 04:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 866
Posted By sam1905
No-to-the-O

Thanks, When I saw it extruded out randomly between the block and cylinder I came to the same conclusion.
So I assume just smear on a sealant sparingly?
I fully torqued the entire side - I assume...
Forum: Airheads 05-12-2012, 04:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 866
Posted By sam1905
HELP - 1978 R100RS head gasket - which one?

Hi,
I am in the middle of rebuilding a 78R100RS as a cafe bike and cannot figure out what to put between cylinder and block.
The bike has two small recesses for o'rings around the top bolts but no...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-15-2011, 10:07 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 12,158
Posted By sam1905
How tall?

Hi, have been following this as i am looking at doing the same build. The donor I have has no seat though and as such I can't gauge if I can make it fit....(I am tall)

Can I ask how tall you are...
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2011, 10:52 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 11,030
Posted By sam1905
Vertical vs. Horizontal

Aside from the legality I have had issues with vertical mounting where it catches the back wheel in a big drop and goes flying.

This is not such an issue with something like a 640A that has a...
Forum: Vendors 04-15-2011, 12:38 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 29,431
Posted By sam1905
Ktm 690 e-r

Anyone know clamp dimensions??
Thansk
Sam
Forum: Americas 04-12-2011, 08:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,485
Posted By sam1905
Yeehaw

Thanks to all for the motivation, great 6 day trip with stops in San Felipe, Mikes, Gonzaga bay and some great riding....

See a brief clip at..
http://vimeo.com/22321056
Forum: Vendors 03-31-2011, 12:10 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 12,402
Posted By sam1905
Canister

If you PM me a phone number i'll give you a call - I am a faster talker than typer....
Forum: Americas 03-25-2011, 01:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,485
Posted By sam1905
...

Had to Google the ATK....

You may have one also but I will be bringing a SPOT and likely a Sat phone also.

Thanks agan for the offer - much appreciated.

I'll give you a call over the...
Forum: Americas 03-25-2011, 06:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,485
Posted By sam1905
You mean

We have three helmet cams for this trip. 6 days of ridding with 3 cameras "and 40 hours of looking for 10 second clips" should make a good 60 second video :)

Which cams? I just traded up from the...
Forum: Americas 03-24-2011, 06:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,485
Posted By sam1905
Cool

I'll PM you for details. I have about 7 years and a few cc's (690) on you so may be slower. Lets try and ride together and go from there! (you wouldnt be the first to leave me in the desert...)
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Forum: Americas 03-23-2011, 02:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,485
Posted By sam1905
OK then, lets go.

I think I am going to head to Baja..... want to join me or meet up?
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I am looking at w/o 4/4 or...
Forum: Americas 03-22-2011, 06:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,485
Posted By sam1905
!

Not sure if you guys are srious but if i could tag along for a day it may push me over the edge and I'll head South a week early to match your timing.

The rest of the time I will crash at a hotel...
Forum: Americas 03-21-2011, 03:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,084
Posted By sam1905
Thanks

I just relaized this also...
I think the route shown is going to be my plan with the path around the cayon you mentioned.
I will be leaving denver on 4/8 and if all go's well you should see a trip...
Forum: Americas 03-21-2011, 03:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,084
Posted By sam1905
Sorry...on a roll..

What do you think of hatcheting your route as shown below...
i would miss CA and NV but get to ride your route in UT, CO, NM and AZ.
Thoughts?
Thanks
Sam
Forum: Americas 03-21-2011, 02:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,084
Posted By sam1905
..

Not sure if you can help guide me a little more...<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>
I am looking to hit the high spots of your trip but in...
Forum: Americas 03-20-2011, 02:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,084
Posted By sam1905
I think I may have just found my ride! I see...

I think I may have just found my ride!
I see you took 11 days - how was the mileage, did you generally ride long days?
did you camp, motel or both?
Thanks for the idea!
Sam
Forum: Ride reports 03-19-2011, 08:52 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 14,586
Posted By sam1905
Thanks

Great input - lots to think about!
Just had my heart set on that time in Baja and so am too impatient to wait. I'll review all the options...
Forum: Americas 03-19-2011, 08:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,084
Posted By sam1905
Even if I was to start at CO/UT lie and do Moab -...

Even if I was to start at CO/UT lie and do Moab - Ocean? What are your concerns at those lower alts - rain?

I am lucky that I get to the CO passes all summer!
Forum: Ride reports 03-19-2011, 03:42 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 14,586
Posted By sam1905
Great report - some questions if you don't mind.

My April Baja buddy just bailed and so I am beginning to think of a W TAT trip. I am in Denver, on a 690 with big tanks and would be leaving April 8th, travelling light (Giant loop coyote) and...
Forum: Americas 03-19-2011, 03:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,485
Posted By sam1905
Hmmm

The more I read I am thinking Western TAT or SOR. I built the 690 for Baja and so want as much single track as possible.

Would either or these fit the bill and if so where would you start in on...
Forum: Ride reports 03-19-2011, 03:11 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 13,848
Posted By sam1905
Hey there..

My April 8th Baja uddy just bailed and i am looking for a 9 day alternate.
It seems you really liked the SOR - would you recommend it for early April?
Is it mostly gravel roads or are there more...
Forum: Americas 03-19-2011, 03:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 623
Posted By sam1905
Sor

My Baja buddy for April 8th jus bailed so I am thinking f the SOR instead.
What type of ride is this, single track,double, gravel roads etc?
Is it rideable in April?
Thanks!
sam
Forum: Americas 03-19-2011, 03:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,084
Posted By sam1905
help needed..

Posted this...need advice for a April trip!


So my partner for a 4/8 - 4/17 Northern Baja trip bailed and I REALLY need a break!
I am on a 690 mod'ed for Baja (Rally raid tanks etc) and am...
Forum: Americas 03-19-2011, 02:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,485
Posted By sam1905
April Baja partner bailed - what 9 day alternate from CO? (April)

So my partner for a 4/8 - 4/17 Northern Baja trip bailed and I REALLY need a break!
I am on a 690 mod'ed for Baja (Rally raid tanks etc) and am trying to decide what options I have and am...
Forum: Thumpers 02-03-2011, 08:55 PM
Replies: 1,938
Views: 608,318
Posted By sam1905
I agree, if only it was a little smaller it looks...

I agree, if only it was a little smaller it looks like it would be the ideal candidate.....
Forum: Thumpers 02-03-2011, 03:26 PM
Replies: 1,938
Views: 608,318
Posted By sam1905
..

I got one 'accidently' for Xmas and returned it for the Coyote I need for Baja.

Before I did though I threw it on the bike and it fit really well and looked to be a really good solution for...
Forum: Vendors 02-02-2011, 01:54 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 29,431
Posted By sam1905
Am i right in assuming...

..that the stock renthal Bars on a 2009 690 R are NOT fat bars??
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-31-2011, 07:44 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,903
Posted By sam1905
bad footage...

....was the least of my worries. Some of the design nuances of the new helmet mounted camera made it hard to ride...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-30-2011, 08:54 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,903
Posted By sam1905
..

Thanks to all for a great day, takes more than a little snow to ruin a good day riding!

bad news on the camera footage... had it angled too low so just filmed about 20' in front of the bike....
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