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Forum: Thumpers 02-28-2012, 07:46 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,978
Posted By IndyTim
Why is it that, when I'm buying, the damn things...

Why is it that, when I'm buying, the damn things are always "rare and sought after", but when I'm selling, they're a dime-a-dozen?
Forum: Thumpers 02-28-2012, 07:43 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,978
Posted By IndyTim
They're worth whatever someone will pay. If...

They're worth whatever someone will pay. If you've decided you want a 640 and you want one by spring, you look at what's on the market and buy the best one your budget can stand.

Someone...
Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2012, 12:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,978
Posted By IndyTim
Wow. That's a bunch imo. I'll sell you mine for...

Wow. That's a bunch imo. I'll sell you mine for that.

Don't get me wrong, I love these bikes. But even with the panniers, that's a high price.

They are getting hard to find, especially with...
Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2012, 09:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 675
Posted By IndyTim
I was told that it's a KTM only carb, so if a...

I was told that it's a KTM only carb, so if a dealer doesn't have that exact part in stock, it's got to come from Austria.

But I haven't tried Munn yet! (Tried just about everyone else)
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2012, 10:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 675
Posted By IndyTim
Anyone have a float bowl plug for a KTM 640?

I was draining the float bowl, snugged down the plug, and it cracked. Real thin walls on that thing, and I swear, it was only a *little* bit of torque. :norton

So I've got to wait another 2...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-03-2011, 10:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,108
Posted By IndyTim
Great ideas

Thanks for the great ideas. There is definitely enough to justify bringing the bike out here. And almost enough to justify not having it at home, when I'm there some weekends!!

Gee, if I had two...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-02-2011, 04:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,108
Posted By IndyTim
Short list of short trips from the Bay Area

An interesting thought :evil has been brewing for the past few days, and I'd thought I'd solicit opinions on it.

I just started a 6-month project in the Bay Area, and am holed up in Mountain View...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 07-01-2010, 01:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,131
Posted By IndyTim
I've been in the software industry long enough to...

I've been in the software industry long enough to know that one can protect one's product without resorting to an archaic updater and a complex series of web interactions to allow users to install...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 07-01-2010, 12:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,131
Posted By IndyTim
2 hours, 23 minutes into the process

I'm going to post some snippets from the little log I started keeping about an hour ago, documenting Garmin's process.

Here is the latest:

It’s 1:45pm now and I started this process at 11:25....
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 07-01-2010, 11:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,131
Posted By IndyTim
God, I despise Garmin software and their map unlock process

You would think Garmin could do much better.

I'm on a new PC and it's been just long enough since I mucked with unlocking Garmin maps that I forget just about everything about it, including where...
Forum: Americas 03-27-2010, 04:22 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,132
Posted By IndyTim
Just one word...

... why?
Forum: Thumpers 11-18-2009, 11:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,679
Posted By IndyTim
Looking back from the vantage of age 47, I wish I...

Looking back from the vantage of age 47, I wish I would not have financed some of my toys. Saving up the cash and buying outright is a much wiser policy...


Good things come to those who wait.
Forum: Thumpers 11-14-2009, 12:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,679
Posted By IndyTim
I still ride a 2000 KTM 380 EXC. Nothing goes...

I still ride a 2000 KTM 380 EXC. Nothing goes wrong with it, except that parts vibrate off occasionally if I don't keep them torqued down.

I contemplate getting a newer 450 or 530, but there is...
Forum: Thumpers 08-10-2009, 01:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 674
Posted By IndyTim
Thanks Daryl. Wow, that could be my bike and...

Thanks Daryl. Wow, that could be my bike and gear. The only diff is that my tailbag is yellow instead of red. Scary.

Thanks for the pic of the AL pad on the bike! Looks like that will fit the...
Forum: Thumpers 08-10-2009, 09:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 674
Posted By IndyTim
Looking for a good fleece/gel pad for 640A

Well I procrastinated (again) and didn't get my seat sent off to Renazco in time... Got the KTM Rally trip coming up and am looking for a decent alternative.

I'm thinking a fleece/gel pad...
Forum: Racing 05-26-2009, 07:43 AM
Replies: 3,328
Views: 106,844
Posted By IndyTim
This could become a toxic britney thread if we're...

This could become a toxic britney thread if we're not careful... Not that I would complain about seeing some good shots of pitbabes. Ever since formula1.com got taken over I have not been able to...
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2009, 05:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,674
Posted By IndyTim
I think a 530 is a LOT of bike for what you're...

I think a 530 is a LOT of bike for what you're describing. The only reason (IMO) to have a 530 as a trail bike is either because a) you plan on doing a bunch of road work to get to or get between...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-14-2009, 04:18 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 30,904
Posted By IndyTim
Sw Missouri though Denver

I'll be heading up from SW Missouri - had to miss last year's event, after I had already registered. KTM was nice enough to refund my fee though. :thumbup

I'm tentatively planning on trailering...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-09-2009, 07:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 313
Posted By IndyTim
KTM Adventure Rally - Riggins, ID 9/10 - 9/13

The thread is here: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=427341

Anyone planning to head up that way from Arkansas or MO? I'll be going.

4 days on the Salmon River??? How good...
Forum: Vendors 12-22-2008, 07:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,587
Posted By IndyTim
got my boots

Thanks, Rob. The boots arrived today.

I'm really glad you put this together. I was looking at buying a pair of SG-10s a couple months ago, then decided against it because of cost. I figured I...
Forum: Vendors 12-10-2008, 05:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,587
Posted By IndyTim
I'm in, as long as I can get black. Thanks...

I'm in, as long as I can get black.

Thanks for putting this together.
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2008, 05:32 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,452
Posted By IndyTim
How about the BMW 450? And this ain't the...

How about the BMW 450?

And this ain't the most practical, but the Aprilia RXV is a twin.... I would have to assume it's sweet.
Forum: Equipment 11-18-2008, 03:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,894
Posted By IndyTim
I have a Zirkel with the air core pad that I got...

I have a Zirkel with the air core pad that I got earlier this year. Also have the inflatable pillow. I can inflate both of them in under 5 minutes, no problem, no big deal.

I love BA products,...
Forum: Thumpers 11-16-2008, 01:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 572
Posted By IndyTim
There is also a huge amount of info on this bike...

There is also a huge amount of info on this bike over at ktmtalk.com.
Forum: Thumpers 11-16-2008, 01:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,050
Posted By IndyTim
Too bad you're not in the States...

.. or I'd think seriously about offering you a trade for my '07 640 Adv. Seriously, you mention a couple of concerns, and these are exactly why I'm now planning to move to a 990 R when I can.

I...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-28-2008, 08:22 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 11,935
Posted By IndyTim
I might be able to wander by. What are the dates?

I might be able to wander by. What are the dates?
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-27-2008, 02:55 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 17,407
Posted By IndyTim
I may be camping. What are the options near...

I may be camping.

What are the options near Clarksville?

I know of Spadra. Any others?
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-27-2008, 02:49 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 17,407
Posted By IndyTim
The ride dates are Friday, Saturday?

The ride dates are Friday, Saturday?
Forum: Thumpers 07-16-2008, 07:49 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,813
Posted By IndyTim
I bought a Wolfman tool bag and put it in my...

I bought a Wolfman tool bag and put it in my Woflman tank bag. Holds all the KTM tools and a few extras.

It makes the tank bag a little heavy and it's carried high, which I don't like. But it...
Forum: Thumpers 07-16-2008, 07:37 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 7,901
Posted By IndyTim
I ran through a 4-page thread over on KTMTalk to...

I ran through a 4-page thread over on KTMTalk to sort through the performance issues with the 380. It had great torque down low, and a serious hit on the very top rpm range, but the mid-rpm range was...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-06-2008, 01:14 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 12,675
Posted By IndyTim
Heading over from Springfield, MO

I'll be heading over to the rally from Springfield, MO on Wednesday night / Thursday. I'm not committed to any particular route yet, but tentatively plan to pick up Rt 80 and go through Bowling...
Forum: Americas 06-23-2008, 06:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,867
Posted By IndyTim
Camping near Snowshoe, WV?

I'm planning to attend the KTM rally in July at Snowshoe, and am having trouble finding any camping nearby.

The lodge rates are actually not half as bad as I expected ($118-125), but I'm still...
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2008, 11:35 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 7,901
Posted By IndyTim
That engine needs some mud on it!

That engine needs some mud on it!
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-23-2008, 10:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 411
Posted By IndyTim
It's open to all riders, regardless of what...

It's open to all riders, regardless of what you're on!
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-23-2008, 10:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 411
Posted By IndyTim
2008 KTM Adventure Rally - who's going?

I'll be heading over to Snowshoe, WV on July 17 for the KTM Adventure Rally.

Leaving from Ozark, MO (or thereabouts). Who else is going?
Forum: Thumpers 06-21-2008, 09:23 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 7,901
Posted By IndyTim
Thanks for the heads up. There are a few parts I...

Thanks for the heads up. There are a few parts I may pick up there.

I got a chance to really test the repacked silencer, and it made a big difference both in terms of sound and performance. ...
Forum: Thumpers 06-21-2008, 12:40 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 7,901
Posted By IndyTim
I was reading up on the DB snorkel last night. I...

I was reading up on the DB snorkel last night. I understand the principle of the thing, but my gosh it is uqly!

So I'm viewing that as a last resort. I'd try the stock silencer first, if my...
Forum: Thumpers 06-21-2008, 12:37 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 7,901
Posted By IndyTim
Well, I'm liking the 380 EXC - only had it for a...

Well, I'm liking the 380 EXC - only had it for a couple days now. It's quite different from the old IT425. It's got just as much (probably more) power if memory serves, but it revs soooo much...
Forum: Thumpers 06-21-2008, 12:36 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 7,901
Posted By IndyTim
Love that picture of the YZ465 CigarMike -- the...

Love that picture of the YZ465 CigarMike -- the bike sure is clean! :thumb

Hard to believe you could get a full-race bike (and the YZ80 was) for a few hundred bucks back in the day. I remember...
Forum: Equipment 06-20-2008, 12:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,513
Posted By IndyTim
Yeah, I'm having a hard time seeing it on a GS. ...

Yeah, I'm having a hard time seeing it on a GS. But that's why we get new bikes, so we have an excuse to go get stuff to put on them.
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