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Forum: Beasts 08-12-2007, 08:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 624
Posted By speedjunkie
Where was it at? Might have been mine. Silver...

Where was it at? Might have been mine. Silver 2006, about 3K miles?




Mike
Forum: Beasts 05-12-2007, 04:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,791
Posted By speedjunkie
I'm paying about $300/year with Sentry/Dairyland....

I'm paying about $300/year with Sentry/Dairyland.





Mike
Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2007, 02:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,015
Posted By speedjunkie
At least you wouldn't have to worry about...

At least you wouldn't have to worry about breaking the rear loose on corner exit! :rofl :huh :bash
Forum: Beasts 04-24-2007, 06:33 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,343
Posted By speedjunkie
Biker's Edge here in Wichita, KS. Ask for Amber...

Biker's Edge here in Wichita, KS. Ask for Amber or Linda. Good girls. Brian is the Service Manager, he's a good dude too.




Now, to your questions, WIDGIN pretty much answered them,...
Forum: Beasts 04-23-2007, 07:05 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,343
Posted By speedjunkie
I'm running the TOR like WIDGIN, and concur, it...

I'm running the TOR like WIDGIN, and concur, it runs like a scalded cat!! Plus it sounds BEAUTIFUL!!! That triple is just :tb ! My dealer has a leftover '06 as well, in Silver. I'm assuming lower...
Forum: Beasts 04-21-2007, 06:41 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,343
Posted By speedjunkie
Here's the Eagle screen, still looking for the...

Here's the Eagle screen, still looking for the other. http://www.eaglescreens.com.au/

Ok, found it. http://www.bikescreen.com/products.asp?cat=89&pg=4



Mike
Forum: Beasts 04-21-2007, 01:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,156
Posted By speedjunkie
Genious!! Shear genious!! Very well done...

Genious!! Shear genious!! Very well done indeed! I may have to do something like that myself!




Mike
Forum: Beasts 04-21-2007, 01:55 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,343
Posted By speedjunkie
As to the CB w/s, seems the consensus is to go...

As to the CB w/s, seems the consensus is to go with the big one. I know MRA makes a few, I've got the vario and it's ok, but not a HUGE improvement over stock, but it is an improvement. I also...
Forum: Beasts 04-20-2007, 09:47 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,343
Posted By speedjunkie
Do you plan on doing the service yourself, or...

Do you plan on doing the service yourself, or take it to the dealer? If to the dealer, then strongly consider dealer support.

I was tossing the idea between a KTM 950A, 1200GS, XB12X, and a...
Forum: Thumpers 03-21-2007, 09:22 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,457
Posted By speedjunkie
I too picked up my first KTM last fall. Like...

I too picked up my first KTM last fall. Like yours, an '01 LC4 640E. This bike ROCKS!!! For the kind of dirt/off-road/off-highway riding I do, it's perfect! Overall a very well thought out bike...
Forum: Beasts 03-18-2007, 08:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,163
Posted By speedjunkie
+1!!! :clap Mike

+1!!! :clap



Mike
Forum: Beasts 03-17-2007, 09:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,228
Posted By speedjunkie
NIIIIIIIICE!! :eek1 Mike

NIIIIIIIICE!! :eek1




Mike
Forum: Thumpers 03-14-2007, 08:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,013
Posted By speedjunkie
I've got the Baja's on my LC4. They've probably...

I've got the Baja's on my LC4. They've probably got 1K on them now, no serious wear, but they do chunk in the hard stuff, but not terribly so. They do buzz and howl like mad on pavement tho! Wet...
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2007, 02:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,603
Posted By speedjunkie
Carl, Personally I love my KTM. Now, I...

Carl,

Personally I love my KTM. Now, I don't have the A model, but instead the E. Same motor and bits tho. I actually bought a KLR, and regretted it the hole way home, but to each his own. You...
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2007, 08:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 775
Posted By speedjunkie
To my knowledge, the only difference between the...

To my knowledge, the only difference between the two, is the '04 will have a FCR 41 carb, while the '03 had the BST. The bike should be much better in the dirt than the XRL, ie weight and power. It...
Forum: Beasts 03-05-2007, 03:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 977
Posted By speedjunkie
And that is the primary reason for picking up my...

And that is the primary reason for picking up my '06 Tiger vs a 950A. I also have carpal tunnel in my right hand and I was unsure if the v-twin was a little buzzy or not. The Tiger is glass smooth....
Forum: Beasts 02-23-2007, 11:24 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 20,248
Posted By speedjunkie
Well, I got down to the dealership today to...

Well, I got down to the dealership today to inspect a brand new white '07 Tiger. It's more attractive in person than the pictures, for me at least. It has Nissen radial mounted front brakes that are...
Forum: Beasts 02-21-2007, 04:40 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 20,248
Posted By speedjunkie
Well, I got a phone call today from my dealer...

Well, I got a phone call today from my dealer stating they just got in a new Tiger and want me to come in for a ride. Give my impressions and so forth. So maybe in the next day or so I can post...
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2007, 05:02 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,264
Posted By speedjunkie
Your right. I meant soul. ...

Your right. I meant soul.




Mike
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2007, 12:29 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,264
Posted By speedjunkie
You really think ANY high performance dirt bike...

You really think ANY high performance dirt bike is going to last any longer when they're ridden for their intended purpose? There's a reason the KLR and DR last forever, there's NOTHING on those...
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2007, 05:57 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,264
Posted By speedjunkie
What would make the Husky less MX intensive than...

What would make the Husky less MX intensive than the KTM out of curiosity sake?

I seriously considered a new 450 EXC, and TE610 before I bought my 640E. I have a KTM dealer in town I don't...
Forum: Beasts 02-13-2007, 04:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,133
Posted By speedjunkie
The engine casings, head, crank, and balancers...

The engine casings, head, crank, and balancers are different on the 2 bikes, with the '06 being better IMO, the steering geometry will be slightly more street biased on the '06, and IIRC there's a...
Forum: Beasts 02-12-2007, 07:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,068
Posted By speedjunkie
Hah, everyone beat me to it! Anyway, I agree...

Hah, everyone beat me to it! Anyway, I agree with the string plug. I've used them several times and never had a problem.


Mike
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2007, 09:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,786
Posted By speedjunkie
Oh my!! I think I LIKE the yellow and black!! ...

Oh my!! I think I LIKE the yellow and black!! 'Scuse me, I need to clean up now! :lol3



Mike
Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2007, 05:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,461
Posted By speedjunkie
I find the vibes noticeable in the seat and pegs...

I find the vibes noticeable in the seat and pegs on the highway. I've never been bothered with vibes in the bars tho. Otherwise, I LOVE this bike. It's a dirt bike that can be ridden on the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2007, 12:14 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,515
Posted By speedjunkie
True, but his is an E model. Advertised at 300...

True, but his is an E model. Advertised at 300 pounds dry. KTM may be a "tad" optimistic on their weights, but even if his weights are correct, it is still MUCH easier to pick up than my KLR650...
Forum: Thumpers 01-27-2007, 06:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 713
Posted By speedjunkie
Thanks BB, LOVE the wave rotors! Keep us...

Thanks BB, LOVE the wave rotors! Keep us apprised of your progress!



Mike
Forum: Thumpers 01-26-2007, 11:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 713
Posted By speedjunkie
Curious as to why the rotor is incorrect if it...

Curious as to why the rotor is incorrect if it was ordered for the SM. Did KTM mount the caliper to the fork leg differently between the E and the SM? Please update this thread as I'm really...
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2007, 03:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,302
Posted By speedjunkie
You guys do know that Clark is in the process of...

You guys do know that Clark is in the process of developing a tank? It supposed to be ready in the next month or so if you can wait that long. Otherwise I've heard of some using a KLX300 tank which...
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2007, 03:20 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,435
Posted By speedjunkie
I personally am kind of surprised that no one in...

I personally am kind of surprised that no one in the Big 4 has jumped on the "street legal dirt bike" wagon yet. KTM and Husky are cleaning up in this department! I think a factory street legal CRF,...
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2007, 12:29 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 22,043
Posted By speedjunkie
I think you give most of us too much credit!!...

I think you give most of us too much credit!! :lol3

It is more than evident your passion for the KLX. Your passion for this bike makes me want to look at one, but I told the boss no more...
Forum: Thumpers 01-10-2007, 06:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,609
Posted By speedjunkie
Last I knew, there was a big bore kit and maybe...

Last I knew, there was a big bore kit and maybe some head work. Check here, http://www.klr650.net/ .



Mike
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2007, 10:26 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 80,416
Posted By speedjunkie
EXACTLY!!!!! :deal Not to mention a little...

EXACTLY!!!!! :deal Not to mention a little portly too.



Mike
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2007, 10:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,670
Posted By speedjunkie
Depends on what you plan to do with it. If you...

Depends on what you plan to do with it. If you plan to take it out and pound on it, then there are better choices IMO. If it's just for light duty backroads stuff, then yeah, the KLR is fine. You...
Forum: Beasts 01-05-2007, 02:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,968
Posted By speedjunkie
How about Bags Connection? I've got one on my...

How about Bags Connection? I've got one on my Sprint and like it alot. Keeps the bag off the tank, so no scratches. Easily removed for fueling or taking with you. Pricey, but well worth it IMO.
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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-13-2006, 07:57 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,518
Posted By speedjunkie
I don't know, but the post is gone now,...

I don't know, but the post is gone now, thankfully. What a clown. Although, I know a few people I'd like to tell that to!! :evil



Mike
Forum: Thumpers 12-02-2006, 11:48 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,855
Posted By speedjunkie
NICE job!!!! BTW, sent you a PM about the...

NICE job!!!! BTW, sent you a PM about the fender. Anxiously awaiting the finished product! :lurk



Mike
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-30-2006, 08:36 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,164
Posted By speedjunkie
I've seen Apex around on many of the boards. ...

I've seen Apex around on many of the boards. FZ1, FJR1300, STN, TT, etc. I'm here to tell you, NOTHING this man does surprises me anymore!! :D :clap There is NO doubt in my mind that he can...
Forum: Thumpers 11-29-2006, 09:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 874
Posted By speedjunkie
I'm liking my Michelan Baja's for the dirt, but...

I'm liking my Michelan Baja's for the dirt, but they DO howl on the street! They are also a bit slippery on wet pavement, otherwise, they're awesome!


Mike
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-27-2006, 07:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 922
Posted By speedjunkie
Alright, I'm convinced! Now, I'm looking at a...

Alright, I'm convinced! Now, I'm looking at a nicely farkled, 4K mile '04. Any reason to spring for a new '05-07 instead of the used one? I'm thinking for the difference in price, the used one is...
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