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Forum: Orange Crush 10-29-2013, 06:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,164
Posted By Sadlsor
I think you need to use your eyes to see the...

I think you need to use your eyes to see the difference, as you shouldn't be able to hear auxiliary lighting....
Are you running the stock US headlight, or the Euro setup? My understanding is, the...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-05-2013, 05:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,161
Posted By Sadlsor
Oh, and one more thing...

Whenever I change the brake pads, front or rear, I always put anti-seize on the pins before replacement.

I'm sure there are other chemical compounds that will work.

The pins always come out...
Forum: Face plant 07-04-2013, 09:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,156
Posted By Sadlsor
Ironic that she was hit by an 82yo guy. I...

Ironic that she was hit by an 82yo guy.
I wasn't there, but I would safely go out on a limb and state Ardys was a lot better rider than the old dood was a driver. Ya don't rack up 1M+ miles by being...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-20-2013, 06:10 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,902
Posted By Sadlsor
My 05.5 -S model began this nonsense shortly...

My 05.5 -S model began this nonsense shortly after I bought it used.
Was so loud and obnoxious, I was embarrassed to start it when anyone was around!
Thankfully it's an easy fix. At this late date,...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-19-2013, 05:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,561
Posted By Sadlsor
You'll be fine with the Oberon, and I +1 / ditto...

You'll be fine with the Oberon, and I +1 / ditto letting CJ help you with this. I installed the Obie last week for a gnarly offroad trip and had no problems. And I am probably less of a wrench than...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-06-2013, 12:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,043
Posted By Sadlsor
ALABAMA - Montevallo Mega-Gymkhana Meltdown March 9

It's too late for me to EDIT the thread title... BUTT:

Does everyone know that Montevallo is in Alabama?

Does anyone care?

If you don't care...can YOU Gymkhana? :evil
Forum: Orange Crush 02-28-2013, 09:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 674
Posted By Sadlsor
LOL!! No prob; you nailed it with your orange...

LOL!!
No prob; you nailed it with your orange goggles quip.
I'm recognizing the limitations of myself and my ninefiddy when riding single track with my buds... that 450 is HIGH on my list of...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-26-2013, 10:27 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 11,831
Posted By Sadlsor
So... you ARE agreeing with me. Stop fighting...

So... you ARE agreeing with me.
Stop fighting it... it's a TRUE statement, as per your own "evidence." :D
Forum: Orange Crush 02-26-2013, 09:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 898
Posted By Sadlsor
This. Then again, when faced with undue /...

This.

Then again, when faced with undue / unexpected resistance, I would have come calling on my specialized-knowledge-equipped OC buddies too.

No condemnation... assume NOTHING.
Forum: Orange Crush 02-26-2013, 09:52 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,622
Posted By Sadlsor
Thumb I'll pile on here... glad the 2 riders fared no...

I'll pile on here... glad the 2 riders fared no worse!
And good on your SO for being inclined to get on with you again.
And good on you for having her dressed! (I presume you already do so for...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-26-2013, 09:21 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 11,831
Posted By Sadlsor
I guess what you're really saying, is YOU don't...

I guess what you're really saying, is YOU don't want to pull a trailer with YOUR bike. Fine.

But I would wager that very few of you have seen a GL1800, with passenger, pulling a Unigo trailer......
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-26-2013, 08:05 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,618
Posted By Sadlsor
I love what Keith Code says (paraphrased): "With...

I love what Keith Code says (paraphrased): "With the quickness, agility and power of today's motorcycles, there is no reason to ever hit anything you don't intend to."

If you do, it stands to...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-25-2013, 10:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,345
Posted By Sadlsor
Wicked I appreciate all the words. Just called CJ;...

I appreciate all the words. Just called CJ; ordered replacement orings as a temporary workaround, as the orange Oberon I desire is slated for a new production run and is presently out of stock....
Forum: Orange Crush 02-25-2013, 08:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 660
Posted By Sadlsor
This echoes my experience. What he said.

This echoes my experience.
What he said.
Forum: Orange Crush 02-24-2013, 02:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,345
Posted By Sadlsor
Thanks, Ed. That's helpful. One of the related...

Thanks, Ed. That's helpful.
One of the related threads I found is RedRupert's redesign of the bushing / bore, IIRC, to address the very circumstance you mention. I didn't read the entire thread......
Forum: Orange Crush 02-24-2013, 01:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,345
Posted By Sadlsor
Slave Cylinder 2005.5 Adventure -S

Friday my clutch went out, almost like a light switch. Imperceptible difference, then ...NADA. Mushy lever, stalls in first, etc., etc.

Found the clutch line at the master cylinder was exposed; no...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-24-2013, 09:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 591
Posted By Sadlsor
I'm busted. Looks like I need a new slave...

I'm busted. Looks like I need a new slave cylinder for my clutch issues; I can bleed the clutch after filling the master cylinder, but soon after (depending on frequency of clutch use) it's back to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-23-2013, 09:37 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,008
Posted By Sadlsor
Keith, much wisdom here. As an MSF RC myself, I...

Keith, much wisdom here.
As an MSF RC myself, I transitioned to dual sporting 8 years ago to enhance my street skills. Yeah, it works that way.
As mentioned, get a smaller, beater bike to learn on....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-22-2013, 01:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 591
Posted By Sadlsor
Jeez, jrou... the simple answer is to add ANOTHER...

Jeez, jrou... the simple answer is to add ANOTHER bike to the family. If she doesn't ride a bike yet, this IS the time and the place!

Y'all can honeymoon ANYtime...this is a one-time pre-spring...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-19-2013, 02:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,161
Posted By Sadlsor
Ha! That's a good one. But in the event he...

Ha! That's a good one.
But in the event he DIDN"T get the pin out, I'd bet he needs new rotors now, too... and pistons.
Forum: Orange Crush 02-19-2013, 07:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,567
Posted By Sadlsor
Pfffftttt. You're just jealous, Max. ...

Pfffftttt.

You're just jealous, Max.

....not like I'm not.... :D
Forum: Orange Crush 01-10-2013, 06:54 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,287
Posted By Sadlsor
Sorry for your troubles, Rabbit. Please review...

Sorry for your troubles, Rabbit. Please review the KTM tech bulletins, and the plethora (means "many") of resources on this forum.
My 950 -S is a 2005.5, and I had to replace those rotor bolts. I...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-09-2013, 02:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,043
Posted By Sadlsor
Montevallo Mega-Gymkhana Meltdown March 9

EDIT: Montevallo is in ALABAMA...in case you don't know.
If you're not interested either way, then you may disregard. :)

WHEN:
March 9th, 2013 10am-3pm (rain date March 16th)

WHERE:
Alabama...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-03-2013, 09:29 AM
Replies: 6,745
Views: 1,515,240
Posted By Sadlsor
You're calling neduro a "mere mortal"?! ...

You're calling neduro a "mere mortal"?!
Blasphemy!
OK, OK, I get your point. But I would feel like I was ten feet tall and bulletproof on my 950 if I had HALF of Ned's skillz... I continually...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-03-2013, 09:04 AM
Replies: 6,745
Views: 1,515,240
Posted By Sadlsor
It's been my experience that the top tier riders...

It's been my experience that the top tier riders will routinely perform in a manner not always consistent with us mere mortals. (Witness Jimmy Lewis, Ned Suesse, et al.)

Obviously, few...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-03-2013, 08:54 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,330
Posted By Sadlsor
Proceed with caution...I smell the hint of an...

Proceed with caution...I smell the hint of an inherent contradiction in the above statement.
Might be just me. :hmmmmm
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-03-2013, 08:43 AM
Replies: 1,466
Views: 377,866
Posted By Sadlsor
I hate the cold! Hate it! That's why I live in...

I hate the cold! Hate it! That's why I live in Alabama. (Stagecoach RTE 16 notwithstanding...25 degrees when we left Sunday morning.)
That said, your photos are bee-yoo-tiful, and I like the way you...
Forum: Face plant 12-29-2012, 06:59 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 10,884
Posted By Sadlsor
SRMN8R, thanks for posting and sharing. I'll join...

SRMN8R, thanks for posting and sharing. I'll join you in thanking God for your being with us still.

Comac90 - your 4 points are relevant.
The Truth will always be the Truth, regardless of our...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-26-2012, 04:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,175
Posted By Sadlsor
I'm glad someone else asked "what is this?" ...

I'm glad someone else asked "what is this?"
Obviously others knew what Deepc referred to; I was sitting here thinking "When did KTM put a gear position indicator on the 9X0?!...Wait...am I still in...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-22-2012, 11:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 581
Posted By Sadlsor
I smelled the same thing after I drained and...

I smelled the same thing after I drained and flushed my coolant. Seemed to recur for a longer timeframe than was normal; even after repeated heat / cool cycles, and a couple of weeks.
Like you, I...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-22-2012, 11:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,878
Posted By Sadlsor
Great! Now we're just waiting on the video...

Great! Now we're just waiting on the video showing you climbing up a tree... or at the very least, some of those previously pesky fire roads of which you speak.
Forum: Orange Crush 12-22-2012, 03:11 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,424
Posted By Sadlsor
That stinks! Sorry, Lenny, I have no answer -...

That stinks!
Sorry, Lenny, I have no answer - I'll be equally interested in the "solution", as I'll be needing to do a valve check really soon. I've had misalignment issues, to a mild degree, after...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-22-2012, 09:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,859
Posted By Sadlsor
From just another keyboard warrior... I will...

From just another keyboard warrior... I will agree with OCF Rider, his modest self-deprecating manner notwithstanding.

While most bikes are (and always seem to be) more capable than most riders,...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-22-2012, 09:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,159
Posted By Sadlsor
Which KTM orange?

Is this for the newer 990-orange Adventure bikes?
The earlier 950 style orange, as on the 2005 -S model, is a flatter, non-metallic color.
The earlier models have the inherent advantage of the...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-19-2012, 07:08 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 23,111
Posted By Sadlsor
I still miss that sweet, clean brushed aluminum...

I still miss that sweet, clean brushed aluminum UNcolored swingarm on the newer bikes.
But I don't miss it on my '05.5 Adv-S, becuz it's still there.
What am I saying? It's been a long time since...
Forum: Equipment 12-07-2012, 07:54 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 10,446
Posted By Sadlsor
Okaaaay then... Dang, no one gets over my...

Okaaaay then...

Dang, no one gets over my pals on ADVrider! Sheeessshhhhh.

(But at least I guessed the right forum. Just didn't dig deep enuff!)
Forum: Equipment 12-07-2012, 07:40 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 10,446
Posted By Sadlsor
Polaris Acquires Klim

Didn't see this on ADV yet... but then, I don't know where to look for it.
Heck... I don't even know where to POST this!!
...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-06-2012, 05:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 609
Posted By Sadlsor
More info needed: What do you mean "high bars"?...

More info needed:
What do you mean "high bars"? Above 4 bars, or all the way to 7 bars?
And fan-S... so you have added a second fan to the stock one?

Questions based on 2005 950 Adventure -...
Forum: Face plant 09-19-2012, 10:25 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,667
Posted By Sadlsor
Don't be so quick to flash 'em

There will always be a disagreement on this point. There are those who believe you're giving the "go ahead and turn" message, when that may not be your intent.

I am in that camp...I'm not going to...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-10-2012, 10:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,619
Posted By Sadlsor
Holy crap. $300 - MAX - for a new alternator,...

Holy crap.
$300 - MAX - for a new alternator, less than $20 for your LocTite or equivalent.
You got the interweb, ya got OC, buy a couple of wrenches and the satisfaction comes free.
NOBODY was a...
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