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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left Yesterday, 08:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 971
Posted By TDsurf
me be noob

Great idea for a thread. Being a new big bike dirt noob I already feel comfortable. Please add me to your play plans.
If it's ok I will try to join you on Saturday.
I'm also up for mid week rides...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-16-2015, 11:51 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,411
Posted By TDsurf
The tank

If you do a run in a light color or clear im in.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-28-2015, 08:26 PM
Replies: 2,626
Views: 88,645
Posted By TDsurf
Warpppppppppppppped

Big thank you to Boneroy, Gerg, Shunka, 18 and all the others that had a hand in putting this together. What a great party. And a big tank you to Dave for urging me to participate.
This was my...
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2015, 05:35 PM
Replies: 9,425
Views: 1,970,713
Posted By TDsurf
JD jetting

Hi Guy's, I just got a used 2014 500 exc, with 75mi, what a bike.
I took off the smog and plugged. Does anyone have any info on the JD Jetting FI tuner?
Does it re map? Does it work as good as...
Forum: Vendors 04-11-2015, 02:27 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 52,740
Posted By TDsurf
JD tuner

Hi Guy's, I just got a used 2014 500 exc, with 75mi, what a bike.
I took off the smog and plugged. Does anyone have any info on the JD Jetting FI tuner?
Does it re map? Does it work as good as...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 03-29-2015, 09:03 PM
Replies: 3,082
Views: 201,061
Posted By TDsurf
Ride, laugh, talk, drink do it again

Got home safe. Thanks DSM8 for the lift back to LA.
Joel, what can I say but thank you so much for all you hard work putting this rally together. I had the best time ever. Many thanks to all the...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 02-27-2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 3,082
Views: 201,061
Posted By TDsurf
Looking for someone with a truck or trailer with...

Looking for someone with a truck or trailer with room for a 500 exc leaving from the L.A. , OC or SFV. I'm riding my big bike in, but would love to ride the 500 in DV.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-16-2015, 03:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 821
Posted By TDsurf
LED's

I got some LED's form LEDrider.com . They have been great.
inexpensive and built strong, and very waterproof.
They have several lights, I got the 3700 Lu versions. They put out beaucoup light,...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-07-2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 5,143
Views: 852,370
Posted By TDsurf
Kag, your the man. Thanks up front for all your...

Kag, your the man. Thanks up front for all your hard work in sorting yet another issue.
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 02-06-2015, 06:50 PM
Replies: 3,082
Views: 201,061
Posted By TDsurf
Driving up

If anyone form West LA is driving up and towing/hauling bikes, I would love to catch a ride for me and my bike.
I took Joel's advice from last year and got a smaller bike.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-31-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,385
Posted By TDsurf
I have a 2014 that I bought in January 2014, not...

I have a 2014 that I bought in January 2014, not a 2015.
Well not to kick a guy when there down, but that's exactly what they said.
I did ask if there was a list as to what these prep items were....
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-30-2015, 06:46 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,385
Posted By TDsurf
After leaving 6 messages over 7 days I finally...

After leaving 6 messages over 7 days I finally got a call back from the national headquarters. After explaining my issue with the airbox on my brand new 1190 R leaking dust into the engine I was...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-24-2015, 07:52 PM
Replies: 1,912
Views: 604,761
Posted By TDsurf
Were you able to ride it out? Just replug the...

Were you able to ride it out? Just replug the ECU and off you go?
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-11-2015, 12:21 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,309
Posted By TDsurf
2 inch drop

If anyone wants a photo of my stock pegs that I lowered 2" let me know and I will email it to you. PM me with your email address.
It's no easy, due to the kick stand and center stand, the bracket...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-11-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,702
Posted By TDsurf
tall

I'm 6'1" and I found the riding position to be rather cramped for my knees, and I was getting a lot of buffeting.
I got a seat concepts 1190 adv. R solid seat that is 1.5 inches higher than stock,...
Forum: Vendors 01-05-2015, 03:51 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 12,076
Posted By TDsurf
Crash bars

Hi Guys,
I bought the Rambux crash bar system before I got my 1190 R after seeing them on a YouTube video. I picked up my bike a couple of weeks before I received the bars. They were a little...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-05-2015, 03:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,845
Posted By TDsurf
115f

While going through the desert out of Indio Calif. air temp was 115F, Oil was 218F. I am using a COX raidiator Gurad.
I was keeping a close eye on the temp. Highway at 80 mph. IT WAS HOT.
On my...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 12-31-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 3,082
Views: 201,061
Posted By TDsurf
Dvn

Like wise. Should be great Fun.
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 12-31-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 3,082
Views: 201,061
Posted By TDsurf
Hey Joel, and Ersin, When I sent in my money I...

Hey Joel, and Ersin,
When I sent in my money I payed an extra $40 so that should cover it.
If not let me know I will send more.
Cheers.
TDSurf
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 12-30-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 3,082
Views: 201,061
Posted By TDsurf
small tent cabin

Are there any small tent cabins still available or would someone be willing to share.
Tdsurf
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-27-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 32,496
Views: 3,199,365
Posted By TDsurf
Tag along

Hi Guys,
I've been watching L.A.Adventure riders posts for a year now and this looks like a ride I will be able to join If you don't mind a new guy tagging along.
I usually work on the weekends...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 11-21-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 3,082
Views: 201,061
Posted By TDsurf
Hope I'm not too late

Hi joel,
I sent money, I hope I'm not too late.
Cheers,
I am so looking forward to another shot at DV.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-21-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,309
Posted By TDsurf
Dropped my pegs 2 inches

I took my stock pegs and cut them up, dropped them 2 inches and welded them up. I had to off-set the pegs about 1.5 inches to accommodate the kick stand.
It is such a relief to have a little leg...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 08-16-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 925
Posted By TDsurf
on my trip in Canada

I've been riding in the rain for the last 5 days. sometimes hard other times light but have not had any problems. I'm doing 400 to 500 mile days.
The bike handles flawlessly in the rain. To tell...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-06-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 8,217
Posted By TDsurf
Blocks

I got about 2500 on the rear, 70% slab, 30% dirt.
They do handle great in dirt and sand.
Just be aware that they are way squarely on twisties and slab for the first 100 miles. Once broken in they...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 08-06-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 5,143
Views: 852,370
Posted By TDsurf
Extra fast

Wow! Kag you might be on to somthing.
Got to give you at least 2 extra horses.
:lol3
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 08-04-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,361
Posted By TDsurf
Rump roast

I'm leaving next week on a 3 week ride up to and through Canada. My seat gets hot but not intolerable. My cooked legs were the issue for me. So I used an old plastic Victorian dog caller that I had...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 07-30-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 5,143
Views: 852,370
Posted By TDsurf
what's the point

What's the point of a speedo if it's not giving you the correct speed?
:huh
Like so many things, I believe it's a no brainer to have a speedo that actually give you the speed your going, and have...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 07-30-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 5,143
Views: 852,370
Posted By TDsurf
How fast are you gong?

I went to my dealer today and had them switch the speedo from the R setting to the standard and the speedo is now only out by 2 to 3%. My 2014 Adv. R was out by solid 10% and making me crazy...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 07-30-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,587
Posted By TDsurf
Small issue

HokyLuk, you didn't run into a problem with the side stand being able to fully retract?
I did a similar process on my 2014 ADV. R, droped mine 1.75". I cut the pegs like rattis, but to get the side...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 07-28-2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,361
Posted By TDsurf
heat

I have 4000 mi on my bike now and yes the heat has been an issue, but not in the saddle only on my thigh's. Like being slow cooked.
I put some plastic shields over the rear cylinder area attached to...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-25-2014, 10:54 PM
Replies: 32,496
Views: 3,199,365
Posted By TDsurf
Bbq

Just saw your invite to the BBQ.
I would love to drop by and say HI.
TD just me.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 07-25-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 5,143
Views: 852,370
Posted By TDsurf
Kickstand

Does anyone have information on a relocation kit for the kick stand, so it's not mounted to the motor?
I kind of remember it being talked about.
Any information would be appreciated.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 07-19-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 1,703
Views: 204,216
Posted By TDsurf
Great news. Mine came back at 2 on the front and...

Great news. Mine came back at 2 on the front and 3 on the back cylinder.
Now, what was causing all your symptoms?
Have you found anything to account for blowing smoke and trouble starting?
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 07-18-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 5,143
Views: 852,370
Posted By TDsurf
Is that what the dealer told you or is that what...

Is that what the dealer told you or is that what you saw with your own eyes?
Also did you ride much dirt?
I'm stoked for you. I think most of us are dealing with the issue.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 07-17-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 1,703
Views: 204,216
Posted By TDsurf
KTM's wall of stone

If you have a 2013 or 2014, and you ride in dirt or dusty conditions you have a problem. The first thing I asked my dealer about was the airbox, and weather it was fixed on the 2014's. Yes it's a...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 07-16-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 1,703
Views: 204,216
Posted By TDsurf
And I thought I was the only one..

The bright side is that you can now do the air box service better than the dealer. Love your post.
:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 07-01-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 1,703
Views: 204,216
Posted By TDsurf
Hi fellow inmates, My 1190 R is the first KTM I...

Hi fellow inmates, My 1190 R is the first KTM I have owned and Adventure Rider has been a great source of information for me, being that the dealers and the head office in the US appear to have no...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-29-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 1,703
Views: 204,216
Posted By TDsurf
Well the mystery is solved. After doing 2 days...

Well the mystery is solved.
After doing 2 days in the dirt I pulled my air box to find dirt and dust coating the airbox and stacks, like so many others with the new 2014 Adv. R and the S.
After...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-24-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 32,626
Posted By TDsurf
booked

I'm signed up and getting ready. Anyone else going from the Southern Cal area?
Waiting on some new rubber for the 1190 R.
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