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Forum: Equipment 11-21-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,235
Posted By CTDan
I would have taken your advice, but I already had...

I would have taken your advice, but I already had the mink oil, and more importantly, found the time last night.
Thank you!
Forum: Equipment 11-21-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,235
Posted By CTDan
I think this will become my daily jacket......

I think this will become my daily jacket... Except those zippers under the arms, I'm afraid they will scratch the seats in my car.
Forum: Equipment 11-20-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,235
Posted By CTDan
It's still soaking up this stuff... ...

It's still soaking up this stuff...

http://i1366.photobucket.com/albums/r768/Danhaug70/Mobile%20Uploads/3650F770-501F-4301-A1E4-43562BABA95E_zpsjdohmbe9.jpg...
Forum: Equipment 11-20-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,235
Posted By CTDan
Okay... Here is what I started with ...

Okay... Here is what I started with

http://i1366.photobucket.com/albums/r768/Danhaug70/Mobile%20Uploads/5CCD9DA9-D0E7-40F1-81D5-4BC892F4302D_zpspbrxtoyt.jpg...
Forum: Equipment 11-19-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,235
Posted By CTDan
Thanks for that advice!!

Thanks for that advice!!
Forum: Equipment 11-19-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,235
Posted By CTDan
I think I'll try the mink oil... I have lexol,...

I think I'll try the mink oil... I have lexol, but it seems like it'd just soak in and not provide much water resistance and experience has shown me that mink oil seems to stick around longer than...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-18-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 616
Posted By CTDan
I just sent an email and I'll ask friends to do...

I just sent an email and I'll ask friends to do the same.
My wording probably could have been better, but I just stated that I ride those roads frequently which brings tourism dollars to the area.
Forum: Equipment 11-18-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,235
Posted By CTDan
So, you're thinking I could put mink oil on it? ...

So, you're thinking I could put mink oil on it?

It seems like that would really matte down the rough finish...
Forum: Equipment 11-17-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,235
Posted By CTDan
Jim, I still see these on eBay once a while....

Jim,
I still see these on eBay once a while. Check there and I think you'll come up with something.

Best of luck,
Dan
Forum: Equipment 11-17-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,235
Posted By CTDan
It's still very stiff but has a couple of stains...

It's still very stiff but has a couple of stains on it. It was probably a return tine because of the discoloration.

Anyway, I'll get some spray waterproofing and see if I can't get it broken in....
Forum: Equipment 11-17-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,235
Posted By CTDan
http://i1366.photobucket.com/albums/r768/Danhaug70...

http://i1366.photobucket.com/albums/r768/Danhaug70/Mobile%20Uploads/5CCD9DA9-D0E7-40F1-81D5-4BC892F4302D_zpspbrxtoyt.jpg...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-16-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 9,877
Views: 593,654
Posted By CTDan
Sorry about the "shack" thing. :rofl I know...

Sorry about the "shack" thing. :rofl
I know where you are talking about though... I'll make sure to give it a try next time I'm through.
Forum: Equipment 11-16-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,235
Posted By CTDan
Ill post some pics tomorrow. Thanks to all for...

Ill post some pics tomorrow.
Thanks to all for the help.

By the way, nubuck may be the material.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-16-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 9,877
Views: 593,654
Posted By CTDan
[QUOTE=DirtFarmer;25515009]I did not make it to...

[QUOTE=DirtFarmer;25515009]I did not make it to Weston this year. Since high school in Atchison I have enjoyed Rushville, Weston, Bean & Sugar Lakes and Pat's Steak House. Pat's got hit hard in the...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 11-16-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,092
Posted By CTDan
Thanks! I'll keep an eye on this thread for...

Thanks!

I'll keep an eye on this thread for more info and see you all at some point in August.

I have a plated wr450 and a sertao that I'll have with me.... Which one should I bring?
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-15-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 9,877
Views: 593,654
Posted By CTDan
I used my new curvy roads app on my 590lm to go...

I used my new curvy roads app on my 590lm to go from Parkville to Atchison last weekend for breakfast. I had ridden a lot of the roads, but when we got to Weston it took us on hwy H and then to M......
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 11-15-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,092
Posted By CTDan
The annual family trip to Taylor Park is the same...

The annual family trip to Taylor Park is the same week. Would it be okay if I slid in on a ride or two while escaping from the fam?
It would be good to meet a few of you and see some of the areas I...
Forum: Equipment 11-15-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,235
Posted By CTDan
Hein Gericke Dakar jacket brown suede

I found one new with tags on fleabay a couple of years ago and I've hardly worn it because I'm afraid I'll get caught in the rain with it.
Does anyone know if these were water resistant, or what...
Forum: Thumpers 11-14-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 7,684
Views: 1,017,591
Posted By CTDan
Does anyone have a bunch of miles on a Sertao? ...

Does anyone have a bunch of miles on a Sertao?

My 2013 only has about 6300 miles on it, but I blame a torn Patella tendon for some of that!
Forum: Thumpers 11-09-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 7,684
Views: 1,017,591
Posted By CTDan
Is there more clutch adjustment than the dial...

Is there more clutch adjustment than the dial that changes the lever position?
My clutch engages and disengages really late in the movement. As in, the lever is almost completely out before the bike...
Forum: Thumpers 11-09-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 7,684
Views: 1,017,591
Posted By CTDan
Not only would I like to add some volume to the...

Not only would I like to add some volume to the horn, I'd like to relocate the button.

I'm not sure the full size Chevy that pulled in front of me last week, understood my frustration when I...
Forum: Thumpers 11-06-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 828
Posted By CTDan
Thank you for all of the input. It is greatly...

Thank you for all of the input. It is greatly appreciated. Sounds like the 500 is a nice bike, and something for me to consider.
Forum: Thumpers 11-06-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 828
Posted By CTDan
that's good advice. thanks

that's good advice.

thanks
Forum: Thumpers 11-06-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 828
Posted By CTDan
and... Is there enough of an upgrade over my...

and... Is there enough of an upgrade over my trusty 2007 WR that I should consider it?
Forum: Thumpers 11-06-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 828
Posted By CTDan
Yes, but my question revolves more around; which...

Yes, but my question revolves more around; which bike is the lightest with the smoothest power delivery?
I don't care about setting the world on fire with power. I just want it to be smooth.

...
Forum: Thumpers 11-06-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 828
Posted By CTDan
I looked at the 350EXC and it caught my eye....

I looked at the 350EXC and it caught my eye. Looks like it's the same weight a?s the 500???
Anyway, when I bought my 450EXC years ago, the 400, 450, and 500 were all the same weight but the 450 was...
Forum: Thumpers 11-06-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 828
Posted By CTDan
Which new KTM is right for me?

Hello all,
I'm considering selling my 07 WR450 and buying a new KTM but I'm not sure which model I'd like.
I had a 2006 KTM450EXC that I loved everything about. The power delivery was really...
Forum: Thumpers 11-06-2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 7,684
Views: 1,017,591
Posted By CTDan
I have finally found a good tire pressure for...

I have finally found a good tire pressure for TKC-80's when riding higher speeds on the road (over80mph).
38PSI front and 42PSI rear.

Those pressures have really stabilized the bike and seem to...
Forum: Thumpers 11-05-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 7,684
Views: 1,017,591
Posted By CTDan
Touratech hand guards

Not sure if anyone needs a set, but I'll be posting some in the flea market today. They will not work with a kaoko throttle lock (wish I had read that before I bought them)...
Forum: Thumpers 10-22-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 7,684
Views: 1,017,591
Posted By CTDan
Well... It definitely sounds like its worth...

Well... It definitely sounds like its worth looking into. Hopefully it's something simple because I'm starting to feel pretty bad since this is the bike I found for him.
Forum: Thumpers 10-22-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 7,684
Views: 1,017,591
Posted By CTDan
I'll check the battery terminals tomorrow. I will...

I'll check the battery terminals tomorrow. I will have a little bit of traffic to deal with on the way to the dealer and would really like it to run better than it does currently.
Thanks Grundy.
Forum: Thumpers 10-22-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 7,684
Views: 1,017,591
Posted By CTDan
I just picked the bike up from him so I could...

I just picked the bike up from him so I could take it to the dealer for him tomorrow. It barely runs. It bucks and kicks on the highway and seems like it might be running hot. I can also smell...
Forum: Thumpers 10-22-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 7,684
Views: 1,017,591
Posted By CTDan
Thanks Wayne... Sounds like it may be a little...

Thanks Wayne... Sounds like it may be a little over my head though.

I think I'll take it in and let BMW fix it's own mistakes.
Forum: Thumpers 10-22-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 7,684
Views: 1,017,591
Posted By CTDan
I have the same bike and I tried to diagnose it....

I have the same bike and I tried to diagnose it. I used the same procedure that I always use on mine with the same luck he is having.
It will idle at around 2000 RPM's until it gets warm and then...
Forum: Thumpers 10-22-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 7,684
Views: 1,017,591
Posted By CTDan
I talked a friend into buying a 2012 sertao. The...

I talked a friend into buying a 2012 sertao. The bike has about 5200 miles on it. The original owner had an issue with the fuel pump that was covered under warranty. The seller rode the bike from PA...
Forum: Thumpers 10-07-2014, 02:55 AM
Replies: 7,684
Views: 1,017,591
Posted By CTDan
You're taking all kinds of care of me! I hooked...

You're taking all kinds of care of me!
I hooked it up directly to the battery for now, but I'll use this info to change it at some point.
Again, your help is very much appreciated.

Dan
Forum: Thumpers 10-05-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 4,256
Views: 519,237
Posted By CTDan
I ended up hooking it straight to the battery. It...

I ended up hooking it straight to the battery. It just seemed so much easier that way.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 10-04-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 7,832
Posted By CTDan
I just installed a Garman 590 LM, with the tire...

I just installed a Garman 590 LM, with the tire pressure sensors. This thing looks really cool!
I think it was worth the price just to be able to change the music on my phone on the screen
Forum: Thumpers 10-04-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 4,256
Views: 519,237
Posted By CTDan
That sounds like a good idea. Thanks for the help.

That sounds like a good idea. Thanks for the help.
Forum: Thumpers 10-04-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 7,684
Views: 1,017,591
Posted By CTDan
Thanks again!

Thanks again!
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