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Forum: Orange Crush 09-13-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,887
Posted By rockitman4x4
I did almost 10, 000 miles this summer up to...

I did almost 10, 000 miles this summer up to Alaska and back, running Wolfman panniers and their dry bags. Great stuff. Camping almost every day so the bags got a workout, with never a problem. I...
Forum: Americas 06-28-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,575
Posted By rockitman4x4
Well its been wet getting here, but I'm in...

Well its been wet getting here, but I'm in Fairbanks this evening (raining), going to head north in AM to Dead Horse. Came over TOW from Dawson then up to Eagle then down to Tok. Even with all the...
Forum: Americas 06-17-2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,575
Posted By rockitman4x4
Well today is the big day for me.:rofl I'm on the...

Well today is the big day for me.:rofl I'm on the road about 8 this morning. Put new k60s on over the weekend. Checked everything again yesterday. 33 here in Ely this morning, looks like lots of rain...
Forum: Americas 06-17-2014, 05:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 882
Posted By rockitman4x4
Leaving this morning for AK, I put on new K60...

Leaving this morning for AK, I put on new K60 last weekend. I have used them on 2 bikes and they are a great 50/50 tire. See you guys on the road.:clap
Forum: Orange Crush 06-08-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,495
Posted By rockitman4x4
28 worked fine for me. Much better then the 38...

28 worked fine for me. Much better then the 38 ktm says.
Forum: Americas 06-06-2014, 05:17 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,575
Posted By rockitman4x4
Oh yeah one more week and I'm out of here. I...

Oh yeah one more week and I'm out of here. I decided to leave a day early and ride the TAT across NV up into Oregon on my way to Bellingham. I'll put a new K60 on this weekend, it should make the...
Forum: Americas 06-05-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,912
Posted By rockitman4x4
Credit Card! But right now the US dollar is...

Credit Card! But right now the US dollar is higher to the Canadian so they want US dollars. Have fun.
Forum: Americas 05-30-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,901
Posted By rockitman4x4
I have a full farkled 2011 KTM690 I would sell...

I have a full farkled 2011 KTM690 I would sell ya, but I want a lot of $ for it. Stay safe.
Forum: Orange Crush 05-27-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 587
Posted By rockitman4x4
I'm off to Alaska in mid June. I had Bob Mayer...

I'm off to Alaska in mid June. I had Bob Mayer Saddles, in Venture CA. build my seat. Love this thing. Look him up on line. He does great work and it was only $475.:deal
Forum: Orange Crush 05-11-2014, 06:19 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,048
Posted By rockitman4x4
Out here we call "bikers" cool guys. I ride a...

Out here we call "bikers" cool guys. I ride a "dirt" bike so I'll never become cool guy. Oh yeah a "ugly" dirt bike. But it does get a bath most Saturdays. :rofl The cool guys don't even wave at us...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-10-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,336
Posted By rockitman4x4
I've only been riding for about 40 years and I'll...

I've only been riding for about 40 years and I'll never be able to be as good of a rider as you. Out here in the west we don't get as much experience as you folks back east. But one thing is for sure...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-10-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,048
Posted By rockitman4x4
You're right beauty is in the eyes of the...

You're right beauty is in the eyes of the beholder and I love beholding my beautiful 990 between my legs. Oh yeah it could hold fat chicks but I took the rider foot pegs off. :rofl
Forum: Orange Crush 05-10-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,336
Posted By rockitman4x4
Right on renogeorge! I'm in that more mature...

Right on renogeorge! I'm in that more mature group also, I didn't enjoy the 690 because of the height. I'm 63 an 6'2" but only have a 30" inseam, sorry guys but that makes it real hard to get a leg...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-24-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 873
Posted By rockitman4x4
+1 for the Black Dog kit.

+1 for the Black Dog kit.
Forum: Orange Crush 04-12-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 8,161
Posted By rockitman4x4
Don't hold your breath on hearing back from the...

Don't hold your breath on hearing back from the tire guys, it's been almost 6 months since I sent my Mefo tire back to KTMTwins and not a word. These companies don't care about one or two customers...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-07-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,071
Posted By rockitman4x4
Good job ol boy. I got my new Baja this past...

Good job ol boy. I got my new Baja this past January. Been adding parts ever since. Ride safe.:clap
Forum: Orange Crush 04-06-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 8,161
Posted By rockitman4x4
Well I have the 140 K60 on my 990 now, on a 18 X...

Well I have the 140 K60 on my 990 now, on a 18 X 4.25 wheel. The tire looks great, only 1k on it but I looked at it today and no cracking at all. I run the 41Psi that they say to run, I do air down...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-06-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,119
Posted By rockitman4x4
My 42MPG was based on my bike being loaded very...

My 42MPG was based on my bike being loaded very close to how it will be when I leave for AK. I'm carrying 3 1gal rotopax, should give me 7 gal before my 1 gal of res or about 294 miles. Should be OK...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-06-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,119
Posted By rockitman4x4
I too am setting up my 990 for Alaska this...

I too am setting up my 990 for Alaska this summer. I put the 4.1s on, yes a little short, but after I got my rotopax fuel tanks mounted everything looks fine. I also mounted a rotopac to the rear...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-04-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 8,161
Posted By rockitman4x4
I had the same thing happen to a Mefo on my KTM...

I had the same thing happen to a Mefo on my KTM 690. I had gotten the tire from KTMTwins, when I sent them the pic I was told that I ran the tire low on air. I had 32PSI in the tire, I was told I...
Forum: Americas 03-30-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,049
Posted By rockitman4x4
I ride solo all over UT and NV. Everything stated...

I ride solo all over UT and NV. Everything stated here is good. I carry a SPOT and a sat phone. The SPOT is good for getting you help but not always for telling people what kind of help you need....
Forum: Americas 03-30-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,575
Posted By rockitman4x4
On that sir I'm sure we can ALL agree! :nod

On that sir I'm sure we can ALL agree! :nod
Forum: Americas 03-30-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,575
Posted By rockitman4x4
I do agree that he needs to ride more and plan...

I do agree that he needs to ride more and plan less. As for the speed of your travels, I believe that 65 is what the Canadians allow as I have been up that way several times. We must all do what we...
Forum: Americas 03-30-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,575
Posted By rockitman4x4
And you sir are why I ride solo. It's a vacation!...

And you sir are why I ride solo. It's a vacation! Time to relax, do the stuff you don't get to do in your normal life. Riding my bike is just part of the joy of the trip. Do a little fishing, take...
Forum: Americas 03-28-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,912
Posted By rockitman4x4
That's my plan, to go north then cut back west,...

That's my plan, to go north then cut back west, south of Bellingham. PM me when you get close to town if you can, good Mexican food place just south of my shop, about 2 miles north of town.
Forum: Americas 03-28-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,912
Posted By rockitman4x4
Good job, Don. I'll be coming up from NV on my...

Good job, Don. I'll be coming up from NV on my way to Bellingham. I'm on a KTM but I've been known to ride with BMWs before:rofl. Hope to see you on the trail, I'll even buy ya a beer to wash the...
Forum: Americas 03-23-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,912
Posted By rockitman4x4
I'll be 64 this year. I'm off to the north land...

I'll be 64 this year. I'm off to the north land in mid June, on my 990. Thinking of coming back mid Aug. Going to cover as much of AK as I can. You guys ride safe, see ya on the trail.
Forum: Americas 03-21-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,575
Posted By rockitman4x4
I have also been planning this same trip. I...

I have also been planning this same trip. I think it would be better to stay on the ferry on to Skagway. Saves almost 100 miles. I'm departing Bellingham June 20. Have a safe trip. Oh yeah do the...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-21-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,604
Posted By rockitman4x4
Well get ur done. I'm a big full figured guy too....

Well get ur done. I'm a big full figured guy too. Put .64 springs in the front, love this thing.:wings
Forum: Orange Crush 03-13-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,909
Posted By rockitman4x4
I went with the FMF 4.1s on my 2013 990. Great...

I went with the FMF 4.1s on my 2013 990. Great sound, great power, no remap and about 45 MPG. Bike runs much cooler. Love these things. :wings
Forum: Orange Crush 03-10-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 798
Posted By rockitman4x4
My turned blue, I removed the SAS and installed...

My turned blue, I removed the SAS and installed FMF 4.1 pipes on it the first week I got it. No remap but the bike runs great. It only has 700 miles on it, been winter here :lol3
Forum: Trip Planning 03-07-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 40,234
Posted By rockitman4x4
Oh yeah I use the MSR stove to make coffee, then...

Oh yeah I use the MSR stove to make coffee, then I have extra fuel for the bike and no cans for the land fill. We all need to think green these days. :lol3
Forum: Trip Planning 03-07-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 40,234
Posted By rockitman4x4
2+ on whiskey for evenings. Then you need coffee...

2+ on whiskey for evenings. Then you need coffee for mornings. All the rest is just fluff.:rofl
Forum: Trip Planning 03-04-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 49,696
Posted By rockitman4x4
The way I see it on a bike you're always "solo"...

The way I see it on a bike you're always "solo" to some extent. I took the passenger foot pegs off so I always get to ride "solo". Thats one of the things I enjoy most about this sport. Even in a...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-02-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 10,552
Posted By rockitman4x4
Yeah thanks. I fixed mine while I was doing the...

Yeah thanks. I fixed mine while I was doing the oil change. I trimmed a nice hole for the wires to move through. Good job, thanks again. :clap
Forum: Orange Crush 02-25-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 968
Posted By rockitman4x4
My 2013 990 Baja had 67 miles on it when the...

My 2013 990 Baja had 67 miles on it when the f*@king side stand switch died. I got to push the bike home. My 2011 690 left me a foot in a canyon in Utah. Just buy the eliminator and enjoy your bike....
Forum: Orange Crush 02-20-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,182
Posted By rockitman4x4
I just had Bill Meyer Saddlles build me a seat...

I just had Bill Meyer Saddlles build me a seat for my Baja. Love this thing! I'm a big guy 6' 2" with short legs, 30". We can't pick our parents. These guys made it wider in the butt and lower where...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-12-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 9,912
Posted By rockitman4x4
I ran the Mefo on my 690 and I had it lose 2 of...

I ran the Mefo on my 690 and I had it lose 2 of the lugs on the rear tire. They told me I ran it low on air, the 690 required 32 psi, they said I should of had 41 psi in it. I have the K60 on my 990...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-11-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 922
Posted By rockitman4x4
I would send you pics but I'm not smart enough to...

I would send you pics but I'm not smart enough to know how to post them here yet. Sorry bud. :shog
Forum: Orange Crush 02-09-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 922
Posted By rockitman4x4
I drilled 2 holes in my rear deck plate and...

I drilled 2 holes in my rear deck plate and bolted the gas tank mount right to the deck plate. Works fine, I can remove the mount when I don't need it. Good luck. :ricky
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