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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 07:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 656
Posted By Altego
that made my day....braaaap!

that made my day....braaaap!
Forum: Equipment 07-19-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 560
Posted By Altego
Same for me. I purchased the badlands pants in...

Same for me. I purchased the badlands pants in tall and they dont have the length I expected. I have a 34+" inseam and they are just barely long enough.
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 13,151
Posted By Altego
What a bizarre thread! Welcome 13EXC500FZ1, I...

What a bizarre thread! Welcome 13EXC500FZ1, I hope you enjoy the new Katoom. That smog equipment is usually available on flea bay if you still need it.
Forum: Orange Crush 04-14-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,765
Posted By Altego
Great bike you won't be disappointed. Just out...

Great bike you won't be disappointed. Just out of curiosity what was the last 990R worth to KTM?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-03-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,526
Posted By Altego
Forty something here, house full of kids, long...

Forty something here, house full of kids, long marriage, a full time job and plenty of other responsibilities and I see it this way:

You must find your passions in life and carve out some time...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-03-2014, 06:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,863
Posted By Altego
:lol3:lol3

:lol3:lol3
Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 884
Posted By Altego
Yep $2500 and like the above you will need to...

Yep $2500 and like the above you will need to clean the carb and flush the tank. The tires might be dry rotted and need to be replaced as well. I have an XR 400 and it is a hoot to ride and simple...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-14-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,996
Posted By Altego
Thats some funny stuff right there :rofl

Thats some funny stuff right there :rofl
Forum: Orange Crush 03-14-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,557
Posted By Altego
That was fun to watch. :clap

That was fun to watch. :clap
Forum: Thumpers 03-05-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 804
Posted By Altego
Go buy a new one today! Yes payments suck but...

Go buy a new one today! Yes payments suck but you only live once and you are right smack dab in the middle of some fantastic riding.
Forum: Orange Crush 02-20-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,476
Posted By Altego
Wow, you nailed it and I never considered that. ...

Wow, you nailed it and I never considered that. The 1190 is aimed at taking some of BMWs market share. What happens to the 990s niche in the market?
Forum: Orange Crush 02-16-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,247
Posted By Altego
I have had the exact same experience as the OP...

I have had the exact same experience as the OP and I am going back to a normal battery this spring. I tried man but the Shorai is just too much of a PITA in cold weather.
Forum: Orange Crush 02-06-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,081
Posted By Altego
Geez you guys are getting mean :rofl You could...

Geez you guys are getting mean :rofl You could say "Go Search!" to almost anything at this point as in some context it has all been covered...

I did exactly what this guy did a couple years ago...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-06-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,600
Posted By Altego
+3 on the ugly but I am glad you guys are happy...

+3 on the ugly but I am glad you guys are happy with it...:rofl
Forum: Orange Crush 12-21-2013, 08:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,925
Posted By Altego
Talking I drilled new holes in the plate and damn if I...

I drilled new holes in the plate and damn if I didn't measure wrong and had to drill two more! :rofl
Forum: Orange Crush 12-10-2013, 01:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,525
Posted By Altego
ABS is one of those things designed to protect...

ABS is one of those things designed to protect people from themselves. I hate it on anything, but if you are limited on experience then it is a good idea.
Forum: Americas 11-13-2013, 06:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 424
Posted By Altego
Thanks for the responses, good stuff. I never...

Thanks for the responses, good stuff. I never considered a KOA but that would probably work well
Forum: Americas 11-12-2013, 11:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 424
Posted By Altego
semi legal/safe vehicle and trailer parking

I am planning a week long trip to Baja after the first of the year. Due to the less than stellar weather in Idaho I am going to trailer my bike south to somewhere around Las Vegas and then take off...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-06-2013, 02:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 467
Posted By Altego
I also have the R model and I took the lid off...

I also have the R model and I took the lid off and use it as a storage box without a lid. It would be nice to have a more permanent set up for it as it is kind of ghetto now. On the R model there...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-05-2013, 08:01 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 11,110
Posted By Altego
Dear KTM,

Dear KTM,
What are you doing? With the end of production for the 990 Adventure there is a huge gap in your lineup and I live in that gap. I love my 990R, I absolutely freaking love that bike but,...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-18-2013, 03:07 PM
Replies: 3,523
Views: 576,512
Posted By Altego
I lost my Spot Gen II yesterday on a ride in the...

I lost my Spot Gen II yesterday on a ride in the middle of nowhere and I immediately felt vulnerable. It is funny how much safer I felt carrying it. I ride solo almost exclusively and frequently...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-30-2013, 10:08 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,238
Posted By Altego
Wolfman luggage makes great products and has lots...

Wolfman luggage makes great products and has lots of options. I have the wolf tail that sits on the back rack.

http://www.wolfmanluggage.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=product.display&product_id=84
Forum: Thumpers 09-16-2013, 12:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 524
Posted By Altego
DRs and KLRs really seem to bottom out around...

DRs and KLRs really seem to bottom out around $2500 and it is hard to find one much cheaper that is not beat to hell. Look outside your area and do a fly and ride. You can then find what you are...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-16-2013, 12:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 563
Posted By Altego
Fun video! Yeah rear tires are a problem, huh? ...

Fun video! Yeah rear tires are a problem, huh? I ride lots of gravel, dirt roads and the TKC 80s were getting chewed up in no time. I went with the MEFO explorer and am getting 4500 miles now...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-16-2013, 11:54 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,154
Posted By Altego
I have 5000 miles on a Scorpion Rally on the...

I have 5000 miles on a Scorpion Rally on the front and I love it. Excellent traction both on and off road and the side walls are much harder than the TKC. Kind of noisy now that it is getting...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-16-2013, 11:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 886
Posted By Altego
I also recommend a Shorai LiFePO4 battery and...

I also recommend a Shorai LiFePO4 battery and have one in my 990. The only quirk is that when the battery is cold you have to let it power the light for 30 seconds to warm up. When cold they dont...
Forum: Thumpers 09-16-2013, 11:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,162
Posted By Altego
Eh? See what happens when you get liquored up and...

See what happens when you get liquored up and post some shit on the ADV forum?
Forum: Thumpers 09-16-2013, 11:29 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,467
Posted By Altego
Husqvarna makes a sweet TE 310 that is a street...

Husqvarna makes a sweet TE 310 that is a street legal dirt bike right off the showroom floor. I ride with a guy that has one and he loves it. He rides it from his house to the trail head and then...
Forum: Thumpers 09-16-2013, 11:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 341
Posted By Altego
What are you are planning to do with the bike?...

What are you are planning to do with the bike? Dual sport riding, commuting, long distance touring or just a Sunday afternoon cruise? Motorcycles are classified into categories based on intended...
Forum: Americas 09-16-2013, 11:03 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 10,820
Posted By Altego
I am leaving next Wednesday for a three day trip...

I am leaving next Wednesday for a three day trip through the Idaho central mountains and into Western Montana.

Day 1: North from Boise through McCall to Grangeville. Then West to Elk City and...
Forum: Equipment 08-25-2013, 12:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,395
Posted By Altego
Klim's website has the best descriptions in order...

Klim's website has the best descriptions in order of price and what they are designed for. Expensive stuff but will provide years protection and comfort. I went with the badlands pro set and could...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-25-2013, 12:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,078
Posted By Altego
There is a good thread on OC debating the merits...

There is a good thread on OC debating the merits of installing crash bars on the 990. I was against it because they are ugly, but I have now changed my mind! Yikes :lol3
Forum: Orange Crush 08-22-2013, 06:55 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,931
Posted By Altego
I vote for doing nothing. This is the damndest...

I vote for doing nothing. This is the damndest bike I have ever owned it really needs nothing. Do the side stand re-locator for piece of mind and then save your money for tires and fuel. Go ride...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-14-2013, 06:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 925
Posted By Altego
I ride in those conditions regularly and have...

I ride in those conditions regularly and have never had the issue you describe. The temp gauge will go to 11 bars and remain there with the fan running in slow traffic on hot days. It does sound...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-13-2013, 01:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,084
Posted By Altego
Muy hermosa zona. Soy envidioso. Gracias por...

Muy hermosa zona. Soy envidioso. Gracias por publicar
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-13-2013, 12:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,133
Posted By Altego
Beautiful country. Looks like a great place to...

Beautiful country. Looks like a great place to ride
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-10-2013, 08:12 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 16,906
Posted By Altego
Point taken, I never considered that.

Point taken, I never considered that.
Forum: Thumpers 08-07-2013, 10:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,846
Posted By Altego
Talking Braaaaap! I bought a new '13 in late March and...

Braaaaap! I bought a new '13 in late March and it was $7497 OTD before state sales tax. I absolutely love that bike :D.

It acts like a four stroke on slow technical single track...it just...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-02-2013, 10:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,378
Posted By Altego
That is a great looking (new) tire, can't imagine...

That is a great looking (new) tire, can't imagine getting many miles out of it though. Hard to beat the MEFO explorer for an all arounder
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-01-2013, 01:52 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 16,906
Posted By Altego
I have also bought and sold all kinds of junk on...

I have also bought and sold all kinds of junk on Craigslist and never had an issue. I have even broken all the rules like selling at my house, taking checks and letting prospective buyers go for...
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