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Forum: Thumpers 07-29-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 852
Posted By sprocket3
That and the pain of spending another $1,000 on a...

That and the pain of spending another $1,000 on a bike that should be ready to roll in this aspect. Or am I expecting too much from KTM?
Forum: Thumpers 07-29-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 852
Posted By sprocket3
Subscribed

Great Info. I'm subscribed to the thread now! Let us know what you figure out.
Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 852
Posted By sprocket3
Did you get anywhere on this? I was getting...

Did you get anywhere on this? I was getting close to pulling the trigger on a 2014, but the idea of having to put another couple grand into the shocks is troubling. How does it compare to a 640...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-24-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 9,533
Views: 2,016,150
Posted By sprocket3
What if probate isn't done yet and all that fun...

What if probate isn't done yet and all that fun stuff? How can you be certain the child has the authority to sell this? Just something to think about before you give this person $700 bucks and roll...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-24-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 470
Posted By sprocket3
I've got some extra garage space. I'm a bit...

I've got some extra garage space. I'm a bit south of Portland. Sent you a PM
Forum: Road warriors 07-24-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,263
Posted By sprocket3
Glock took over the Police market by discounting...

Glock took over the Police market by discounting items and packaging in so many accessories the department purchasing agents could't say no. Is BMW proving the riding gear as well? I'm sure the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-24-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 9,533
Views: 2,016,150
Posted By sprocket3
That one reminds me of a dating profile. Asking...

That one reminds me of a dating profile. Asking for a lot with very little to offer!

TEXT:

Hi, my boyfriend and I really need a truck to pull a 35ft. 5th wheel trailer, we only have his...
Forum: Equipment 07-23-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 785
Posted By sprocket3
Arai uses different sized shells, not just foam...

Arai uses different sized shells, not just foam inside.
Forum: Equipment 07-23-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 785
Posted By sprocket3
That's a bummer. Mine is not pleasant on/off,...

That's a bummer. Mine is not pleasant on/off, but I could wear it for 8 hours straight so I felt it was worth the pain. From trying on a M/L/XL all back to back I'd say there is not a huge...
Forum: Equipment 07-23-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 785
Posted By sprocket3
I think you just have to try them on at a dealer....

I think you just have to try them on at a dealer. I bought the XD4 large and tried on about 5 different helmet. Half of what I buy mail order doesn't fit the way I want it to. The Hornet fit better...
Forum: Thumpers 07-23-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 1,913
Views: 243,849
Posted By sprocket3
True. Or it might have been on a return trip...

True. Or it might have been on a return trip from the mountains with mostly downhill sections. The 60 range sounds more realistic. www.fuelly.com shows the older ones getting around the mid 50s. ...
Forum: Thumpers 07-23-2014, 06:29 AM
Replies: 1,913
Views: 243,849
Posted By sprocket3
Thanks for the info. Someone on another board...

Thanks for the info. Someone on another board mentioned getting close to 80MPG, which seemed like a stretch to me. Those are still great numbers and higher than what I've seen on the older bikes.
Forum: Thumpers 07-22-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 1,913
Views: 243,849
Posted By sprocket3
What are you guys seeing for MPG on the 2014? ...

What are you guys seeing for MPG on the 2014? Are they putting out impressive numbers?

I searched and couldn't find anything on the 2014 changes.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-16-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 9,533
Views: 2,016,150
Posted By sprocket3
Mice maybe? I've had them chew up some wires and...

Mice maybe? I've had them chew up some wires and this bike clearly sat around.
Forum: Australia 07-14-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,345
Posted By sprocket3
In a zipped up jacket pocket. Too great of a...

In a zipped up jacket pocket. Too great of a chance that it gets lost in an incident, and do you want to be crawling around the rocks looking for it with a broken leg.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-11-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 9,533
Views: 2,016,150
Posted By sprocket3
It should be flagged as spam to be honest. I'm...

It should be flagged as spam to be honest. I'm guessing that should they ever find a qualified candidate the actual compensation will be in the form of ownership interest in the LLC and you'll need...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 07-08-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,154
Posted By sprocket3
I used Gaia last weekend and it worked ok. I...

I used Gaia last weekend and it worked ok. I think you need to download the maps where you plan to go the day before on a wifi connection though for anything remote. Also, make sure you have a...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-08-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,023
Posted By sprocket3
You can also head towards Bog Hot Springs, then...

You can also head towards Bog Hot Springs, then follow that road North on the West side of the Pueblos and cross Domingo Pass which drops you down just South of Fields Station. This is faster (55+...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-05-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,049
Posted By sprocket3
I've been out there a couple times. I can't see...

I've been out there a couple times. I can't see much detail on your map. It's an awesome area. You can cross the river at warm springs canyon and head back west towards the highway. There wasn't...
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 1,748
Views: 283,543
Posted By sprocket3
Derek, Thanks for all the help with the carb...

Derek,

Thanks for all the help with the carb and the fast shipping on the parts. It seems to be running great now and I'm going to just enjoy it for a for the rest of the summer. No weeping or...
Forum: Regional forums 07-02-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 535
Posted By sprocket3
Good info here: ...

Good info here:

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=989234


Don't miss Fields Station
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,135
Posted By sprocket3
Thanks for all the help from everyone over the...

Thanks for all the help from everyone over the last month. I think it's running as it should. It's not bogging down under 3000 RPM. Things seems much smoother and there is no fuel weeping out the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-02-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,430
Posted By sprocket3
Hwy 34 to hwy 20 is a great way to get East, so...

Hwy 34 to hwy 20 is a great way to get East, so in that regard it's good. I'm assuming you like curvy scenic roads though. Not sure about accommodations.
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,135
Posted By sprocket3
I have decided that the 155 is perfect since it's...

I have decided that the 155 is perfect since it's not doing anything bad now :D
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,135
Posted By sprocket3
Ok. It's going on and getting the arse test on...

Ok. It's going on and getting the arse test on Sunday. Thanks again for the help. Have a good trip East.
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,135
Posted By sprocket3
Thanks for the help tonight. That float level...

Thanks for the help tonight. That float level seems good now.

It pulls good under 3500 and isn't weeping any fuel.

This Seat Concepts seat doesn't seem much softer than the OEM seat. Am I...
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,135
Posted By sprocket3
Ok.. Re-doing the carb tonight and installing a...

Ok.. Re-doing the carb tonight and installing a Seat Concepts arse saver. Let's cross our fingers on this carb deal.

155 main jet on a stock bike or 152.5 main? Still can't decide on this one. ...
Forum: Thumpers 06-28-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,135
Posted By sprocket3
No, this was before I even contacted you. I got...

No, this was before I even contacted you. I got the parts, but don't have time this weekend to work on it.
Forum: Thumpers 06-26-2014, 10:30 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,135
Posted By sprocket3
Yeah. I felt bad getting it dirty last weekend....

Yeah. I felt bad getting it dirty last weekend. Like it would be better off in a wealthy mans bike collection. Then I didn't get off it for 9 hours I was having so much fun and it came home with 300...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-26-2014, 10:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,713
Posted By sprocket3
I don't think so. I'd call ahead on that one to...

I don't think so. I'd call ahead on that one to make sure.

Gas in Plush every time I've been there.
Forum: Thumpers 06-26-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,135
Posted By sprocket3
The prior said that both of these could be on,...

The prior said that both of these could be on, but a hole needed to be drilled out. I haven't gotten that far. Seemed like extra weight to me.
Forum: Thumpers 06-26-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,135
Posted By sprocket3
In my garage. Should it be on the bike?

In my garage. Should it be on the bike?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-26-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 8,526
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,139,542
Posted By sprocket3
WTB Jacket and Pants

Looking for riding jacket and pants.

Jacket: Size Large and needs to be on the longer side of things with armor.

Pants: Around 32x32 depending on beer consumption the last month.

No junk...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-26-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 555
Posted By sprocket3
Looks like an awesome ride. Are you providing...

Looks like an awesome ride. Are you providing gps tracks or details?
Forum: Thumpers 06-26-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,135
Posted By sprocket3
http://cdn-3-service.phanfare.com/images/external/...

http://cdn-3-service.phanfare.com/images/external/1670151_1205163_217534406_WebLarge_2/0_0_51908b8701dd751edab091f97858ba57_1
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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-26-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 9,533
Views: 2,016,150
Posted By sprocket3
I assumed that the wheels would have been...

I assumed that the wheels would have been re-finished at some point. I'm just trying to see the amphetamine logic in that mess though.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-26-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 9,533
Views: 2,016,150
Posted By sprocket3
What about the tank work? Ok, I guess I just...

What about the tank work? Ok, I guess I just wanted an excuse to look at Steampunk photos. I didn't find many cycles.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-26-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 9,533
Views: 2,016,150
Posted By sprocket3
I think he/she is into Steampunk. Don't try to...

I think he/she is into Steampunk. Don't try to understand it. It's like many things considered artistic.

http://walyou.com/wp-content/uploads//2011/12/Steampunk-Female-mechanic.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 06-26-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 1,748
Views: 283,543
Posted By sprocket3
I appreciate the detailed response, but that just...

I appreciate the detailed response, but that just isn't going to happen. I'll just stick in the 152.5 and leave the bike bone stock. I don't think I could tell what "very beginning of a ...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-26-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,713
Posted By sprocket3
What's going on in Denio? They always had gas...

What's going on in Denio? They always had gas before. Did the bar/station close?
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