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Forum: Beasts 11-04-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 4,172
Views: 795,433
Posted By jnberr0
Totally understood. That was actually my reaction...

Totally understood. That was actually my reaction to the Tiger issue as well. I worked PR for Triumph at the time and it was a shit-show on the forums at first, but ultimately appeared to be somewhat...
Forum: Beasts 11-04-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 4,172
Views: 795,433
Posted By jnberr0
Yep, forgot that part. Apologies...

Yep, forgot that part. Apologies...
Forum: Beasts 11-04-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 4,172
Views: 795,433
Posted By jnberr0
No mention yet of what appears to be a rigid...

No mention yet of what appears to be a rigid subframe. I know that was a big bitch about the Tiger 800's.
Forum: Beasts 11-04-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 4,172
Views: 795,433
Posted By jnberr0
I partially agree about the comments re: Honda's...

I partially agree about the comments re: Honda's record for not actually following through on concept models, but both this and the RC213 are completely different cases.

Yes, Honda, like a lot of...
Forum: Road warriors 09-30-2013, 05:13 PM
Replies: 2,488
Views: 644,191
Posted By jnberr0
Well done, sir. Hope you like it as much as...

Well done, sir.

Hope you like it as much as I do mine!!
Forum: Road warriors 06-01-2013, 11:32 AM
Replies: 2,488
Views: 644,191
Posted By jnberr0
My new baby...

2003 Tuono Racing. Yummy.

http://i72.photobucket.com/albums/i190/jnberr0/IMG_1573_zps02ef737d.jpg
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-12-2013, 10:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 844
Posted By jnberr0
990 Adventure 16 tooth front stock?

This may be terribly old news, but do the latest 990 Adventures ship from the factory with a 16-tooth front sprocket? According to KTM's site, apparently they do. Is that a typo?

I know my 2005...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-27-2012, 02:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,361
Posted By jnberr0
I just installed a Leo Vince/Advtank 2into1...

I just installed a Leo Vince/Advtank 2into1 set-up. Install was a nightmare at first. The midpipe was too large to use the stock clamps and bolts, and the canister adapter I was sent was a homemade...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-24-2012, 06:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,707
Posted By jnberr0
That's actually exactly what I did, and it...

That's actually exactly what I did, and it worked! Still can't get the baffle out, though. No matter. I (finally) got the exhaust on the bike and I'm pleased with the results so far.

The adapter...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-22-2012, 02:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,707
Posted By jnberr0
Adding to the disappointment of this system, I...

Adding to the disappointment of this system, I apparently can't remove the baffle without some mods to the canister. Anyone remove their Leo Vince baffle? Mine has this odd screw head thingy that...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-22-2012, 12:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,707
Posted By jnberr0
The gaskets are flush against the walls of the...

The gaskets are flush against the walls of the pipe outlets. They just aren't as tight of a fit as they are with the stock pipes. Those took some work just to remove. I'm hoping that with some...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-22-2012, 11:33 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 12,040
Posted By jnberr0
Nice stuff, Hondo.

Nice stuff, Hondo.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-22-2012, 09:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,707
Posted By jnberr0
Thanks, Cyclops. I feel your pain and I'm worried...

Thanks, Cyclops. I feel your pain and I'm worried I just wasted $450 buying this system.

I just heard back from Javier and he said he uses some red silicone sealant at the adapter and it works...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-22-2012, 08:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,707
Posted By jnberr0
Re: the adapter, that's exactly what I thought,...

Re: the adapter, that's exactly what I thought, but I wasn't sure if that's how all the Leo Vince 2 into 1 adapters look. Sounds like maybe no?

Yes, I did buy two new graphite gaskets to use with...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-22-2012, 07:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,707
Posted By jnberr0
Leo Vince 2 into 1 install help!

So I bought a 2 into 1 system from Javier at Trail Tricks and so far, installation has been a nightmare. The Y-pipe is apparently an Advtank pipe, but the diameter of the pipe outlets on the "Y" end...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-13-2012, 03:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 677
Posted By jnberr0
Lots of good stuff to the east/southeast....

Lots of good stuff to the east/southeast. Bloomfield is a good day ride, IMHO.

Stop by The Monkey Wrench on Wednesday nights. Good group of riders meet there weekly for a pint.
Forum: Road warriors 07-09-2012, 02:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,747
Posted By jnberr0
Cool Triumph Bonneville video

Just found this....for all you Bonneville fans out there.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K1eSDYRTk_w&feature=youtu.be
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-01-2012, 06:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 451
Posted By jnberr0
Good dual sport ride near Mt. Pisgah?

Hey guys...

I have to go work an Ohlins event in Hendersonville, NC next weekend and I'm looking to get a day of dual sport riding in while I'm down there. We're staying up on Mt. Pisgah and I'll...
Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2012, 01:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 576
Posted By jnberr0
My new (to me) 400EXC

So I pulled the trigger and traded my CRF250X for this 400EXC. It's set up very well. Street legal, Rekluse clutch, new Ironman sprocket and DID chain, Tubliss tire set-up, Trailtech Vapor, etc... I...
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2012, 03:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,876
Posted By jnberr0
If we're talking about a 2012 250XC-F, the...

If we're talking about a 2012 250XC-F, the Freeride is actually 15 lighter (99kg. vs. 106 kg.) than the 250. Not that that is a huge difference, but just sayin'...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-21-2012, 06:42 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,910
Posted By jnberr0
Keep in mind too that the 990's with ABS have...

Keep in mind too that the 990's with ABS have obviously added some weight to the equation. My stock 990 Dakar with about 3 gallons weighed in around 525 lbs. A 2-1 exhaust and a lighter battery...
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2012, 06:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,876
Posted By jnberr0
Here, here. I'm already savin' pennies, savin'...

Here, here. I'm already savin' pennies, savin' dimes!:D
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-18-2012, 09:51 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 41,982
Posted By jnberr0
Looks like a little over 23 lbs, no? ...

Looks like a little over 23 lbs, no?

Thanks, Steve! Great to get some verified weights on these things. I plan on eventually doing the 2into1 exhaust thing and a lighter Shorai battery in my...
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2012, 02:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 534
Posted By jnberr0
Good advice. If the bike already has a plate and...

Good advice. If the bike already has a plate and in the same state, you should be golden. Bringing an out of state bike into your own state often requires an inspection and other paperwork that can...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-17-2012, 02:08 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 41,982
Posted By jnberr0
Good info!! :D Do you have a weight for the stock...

Good info!! :D Do you have a weight for the stock canisters? I think it's somewhere around 22 lbs.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-17-2012, 11:42 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 41,982
Posted By jnberr0
Yeah, I'm debating this. The weight savings...

Yeah, I'm debating this. The weight savings between an aftermarket 2/2 and a 2/1 set-up is probably only 5 or 6 lbs. So basically you're paying another couple hundred bones for 5 lbs. of weight...
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2012, 10:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,230
Posted By jnberr0
Thanks for the advice, Crazybrit. Looks like I'll...

Thanks for the advice, Crazybrit. Looks like I'll have some digging to do. The bike already has some level of aftermarket wiring done (it has brake light, turn signals and a bar switch for hi/lo,...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-17-2012, 09:54 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 41,982
Posted By jnberr0
Most folks are quoting weight savings of around...

Most folks are quoting weight savings of around 15-17 lbs. Not too bad considering it's weight that is high up and far back. I'm looking to lighten up my 990 as well, so this ROXX exhaust looks like...
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2012, 09:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,230
Posted By jnberr0
2006 KTM EXC Headlight - Hi/lo capable?

Hey guys,

I'm getting close to pulling the trigger on a plated 2006 400EXC, but I don't think the owner has added a hi/lo headlight. Obviously I could get an aftermarket light, and I'm aware of...
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2012, 10:02 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,252
Posted By jnberr0
Sounds great, y'all. Sounds like this is a good...

Sounds great, y'all. Sounds like this is a good choice. I'll update the thread if I pull the trigger. Any other advice on 400EXC or RFS motors in general is always appreciated. Getting a clear...
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2012, 06:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,252
Posted By jnberr0
Great advice, guys! Keep it coming...sounds...

Great advice, guys!

Keep it coming...sounds like this might be a solid bike.
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2012, 03:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,252
Posted By jnberr0
That wouldn't be bad! :) I love my 250,...

That wouldn't be bad! :)

I love my 250, but a little more grunt is never a bad thing.
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2012, 02:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,252
Posted By jnberr0
2006 KTM 400 EXC: Opinions?

I may sell off my 2005 CRF250X and get a 2006 400EXC instead. Anything I should be aware of, run from, etc...? The KTM is well maintained, street legal with a Rekluse clutch, radiator fan, etc... We...
Forum: Beasts 03-20-2012, 08:53 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,208
Posted By jnberr0
I had this same choice last summer. I went with...

I had this same choice last summer. I went with the KTM, since it felt more like a dirt-bike from the saddle, which I preferred, but frankly, these are two amazing bikes that I would have no problem...
Forum: Beasts 03-20-2012, 08:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,303
Posted By jnberr0
Triumph Scrambler = Stunt Bike?

http://rideatriumph.com/ernie-vigil-scramble-me/
Forum: Beasts 03-20-2012, 08:46 AM
Replies: 21,989
Views: 6,492,742
Posted By jnberr0
Just found this...who knew the Scrambler was a...

Just found this...who knew the Scrambler was a stunt bike? :)

http://rideatriumph.com/ernie-vigil-scramble-me/
Forum: Road warriors 12-28-2011, 07:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,923
Posted By jnberr0
I think they finished about 15 seconds behind the...

I think they finished about 15 seconds behind the winning Ducati, but the Speed Triple was the second-fastest motorcycle up the hill. Again, not bad for their first time out.

Next year, the...
Forum: Road warriors 12-22-2011, 08:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,923
Posted By jnberr0
Yeah, i wasn't sure if this should go in Racing...

Yeah, i wasn't sure if this should go in Racing or not...figured I'd drop it here and see what happens.

Enjoy!
Forum: Road warriors 12-22-2011, 08:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,923
Posted By jnberr0
Triumph Speed Triple takes on Pike's Peak

Maybe this is old news, but Triumph took Joe Kopp to Pike's Peak this year. Did pretty well for their first time back in a while, too. Here's a nice vid showing off the Speed Triple and the mountain....
Forum: Road warriors 12-22-2011, 08:17 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 53,591
Posted By jnberr0
Speed Triple takes on Pikes Peak....

Not sure how many of you had already seen this. Well done by Triumph to tackle Pike's Peak again. They lopped over 80 lbs off this Triple, and actually held the record up the hill for a brief time....
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