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Forum: Day Trippin' 06-11-2011, 05:12 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,683
Posted By BOFH
Neither Lori or I have run a pillon passenger on...

Neither Lori or I have run a pillon passenger on our bikes. With the Jesse Luggage on the luggage will touch ground way before the passenger pegs do. Fortunately we haven't done the extreme impact...
Forum: Beasts 06-10-2011, 10:52 AM
Replies: 21,747
Views: 4,000,927
Posted By BOFH
The Jesse system comes with a spacer section...

The Jesse system comes with a spacer section which goes in-between the end of the head pipe and the start of the muffler pipe right behind where your right heel is. The kit also comes with a fin...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-10-2011, 10:34 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,683
Posted By BOFH
Uhhh, whip out your checkbook? :evil

Uhhh, whip out your checkbook? :evil
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-07-2011, 07:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,683
Posted By BOFH
So a little sidebar on our equipment: The...

So a little sidebar on our equipment:

The panniers and racks are Jesse Luggage systems. We have the mid-sized 10" Odyssey panniers they worked without flaw on the trip and had plenty of storage....
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-07-2011, 06:11 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,683
Posted By BOFH
Day 5: The day started, as expected, cold...

Day 5:

The day started, as expected, cold and overcast. Fortunately it didn't get as cold as they were predicting but the morning temps were in the mid 40's and it didn't look like it was going to...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-05-2011, 02:52 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,683
Posted By BOFH
Actually we've been hearing this noise since the...

Actually we've been hearing this noise since the bikes were brand new. You don't hear it on the road or on smooth dirt. It raises it's head when traversing rough terrain and the suspension is working...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-05-2011, 02:28 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,683
Posted By BOFH
Day 4: While in the Hotel in Blanding we got...

Day 4:

While in the Hotel in Blanding we got online to check the weather forecast and things were starting to get weird. An approaching cold front was going to push the already high winds up to 55...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-04-2011, 07:06 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,683
Posted By BOFH
Lori's walking the wolves so I'll do day 2. ...

Lori's walking the wolves so I'll do day 2.

Mesa Verde is drop dead beautiful. Mountains over there. Butte over here. Valley over that-a-way. Awesome views in every direction. We survived an...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-04-2011, 05:50 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,683
Posted By BOFH
Largo canyon was interesting, far beyond what you...

Largo canyon was interesting, far beyond what you would think for the middle of Oil Country NM. Eventually we hit US 64 outside of Blanco, NM and after a quick jog west we turned off onto NM 575...
Forum: Beasts 04-04-2011, 08:53 PM
Replies: 21,747
Views: 4,000,927
Posted By BOFH
BMW GS1200A + sand = nothing good :lol3 ...

BMW GS1200A + sand = nothing good :lol3


No T-63s for you!

The Tiger XC uses a 150/70-17 out back so a matched set of T-63s is out of the question since the biggest one Michelin makes for a 17...
Forum: Beasts 04-04-2011, 06:01 PM
Replies: 21,747
Views: 4,000,927
Posted By BOFH
I got to play in a little sand with my 800 XC and...

I got to play in a little sand with my 800 XC and thought I'd fill you in on the results.

IMHO sand and mud are the two worst things that you can get into with a DS/Adventure bike. Frankly they...
Forum: Beasts 04-03-2011, 09:23 PM
Replies: 21,747
Views: 4,000,927
Posted By BOFH
Slip, I'm 6'2", 34" inseam as measured for...

Slip,

I'm 6'2", 34" inseam as measured for dress pants. I rode the bike wearing a set of firstgear pants over jeans. I put the seat in the high position and pulled the footpeg rubbers before...
Forum: Beasts 04-03-2011, 02:55 PM
Replies: 21,747
Views: 4,000,927
Posted By BOFH
El Tigre Numero Uno

<style type="text/css">p { margin-bottom: 0.08in; }</style> Picked up my Tiger 800 XC on Friday, first bike delivered to a customer in New Mexico. Here it is fresh off PJ's showroom floor. It'll...
Forum: Thumpers 07-07-2009, 02:21 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,124
Posted By BOFH
I had this same issue with my 640 Adventure....

I had this same issue with my 640 Adventure. Clutch action issues and fluid loss started at about 8K miles. Replacing the slave cylinder and piston at 11K miles fixed the problem on my bike (the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-24-2008, 09:53 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,433
Posted By BOFH
Atomic, You had better behave on the way to...

Atomic, You had better behave on the way to Sipapu because I am NOT dragging you to the hospital again.

(Oh alright I will, but I'd really rather not if its all the same to you.)
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-11-2008, 06:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 522
Posted By BOFH
Weekends are a little strange as a lot of places...

Weekends are a little strange as a lot of places are only open on weekdays. Couple of places to look into; The Pyramid Cafe, Viola's, The Blue Window, Bob's Bodacious BBQ, Central Ave Grill. Dont...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-11-2008, 06:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,322
Posted By BOFH
Mmmmmm. . . Beer! GS, If it wasn't for the...

Mmmmmm. . . Beer!

GS, If it wasn't for the full face lid you would have seen one massive WTF expression on my face:huh. I just couldn't reconcile the touring bike with the ADV salute. My first...
Forum: Thumpers 09-17-2007, 10:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,465
Posted By BOFH
Just did some additional research on this and the...

Just did some additional research on this and the entire frikin slave cylinder is a retread from the year 2000 125 and 200 2 stroke ktm race bikes (#50332061044). I'm a little curious as to how a...
Forum: Thumpers 09-17-2007, 09:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,465
Posted By BOFH
I'm having problems with my clutch right now. The...

I'm having problems with my clutch right now. The bike is an 06 640 with 11,000+ miles. I am slowly (takes a month, or so, of regular riding) losing oil out of the hydraulic clutch system. There are...
Forum: Thumpers 08-31-2007, 10:04 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 67,439
Posted By BOFH
Rider: Crusty 190+ lb "B" enduro rider. Bike:...

Rider: Crusty 190+ lb "B" enduro rider.
Bike: KTM 640 Adv
Location: American South West
Terrain: Sand, Road, Mud, Hills, Rocks, hardpack.
Ratio: 50-50 dirt/street

Metzler Sahara 3 (stock...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-12-2007, 04:30 PM
Replies: 548
Views: 35,558
Posted By BOFH
Hey look, Dave's on the board. No more proxying...

Hey look, Dave's on the board. No more proxying through LoriKTM. We're thinking of coming up Friday evening so that we can get some good riding in on Saturday. We're not sure if we'll make it all the...
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