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Forum: Orange Crush 08-07-2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 5,692
Views: 1,750,628
Posted By Ramv
You guys have a problem. No way I would own two...

You guys have a problem. No way I would own two SEs.... Unless my Ducati sells. :rofl:rofl:evil
Forum: Beasts 07-12-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 6,139
Views: 1,260,582
Posted By Ramv
Resale seems disappointing. My dealer offered...

Resale seems disappointing. My dealer offered less than half of retail in trade on a KTM when it was a year old. Oh well. It finally !!!! runs right after 22000 miles. Multiple flashes and...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-12-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,589
Posted By Ramv
My '07 950 SE did the same thing.... Until I got...

My '07 950 SE did the same thing.... Until I got the kickstand switch. Easy to install, cheap. No more stumbles and stalls.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-01-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,092
Posted By Ramv
2 year update on my skidplate and sidestand...

2 year update on my skidplate and sidestand relocator. :clap:clap

Lots of impacts and crashes. No issues.
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 603
Posted By Ramv
You mean like teaching her to mtn bike on the...

You mean like teaching her to mtn bike on the "Whole Enchilada"?:rofl


Not spending a bunch of money is the right answer. I have had her riding my Dad's XT-250 a few times. The clutch is...
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 603
Posted By Ramv
any autos?

So I grew up riding z50, ct70/90s etc before moving to an XR80.

I am trying to convince my 40 year old wife to try riding. Our friends ride, the wives on wr125s and CRf 150s. I am thinking she...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-29-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,256
Posted By Ramv
I can tell you I prefer my 950 SE to my '10 Duc...

I can tell you I prefer my 950 SE to my '10 Duc on and off. I believe the the '14 Duc is a bit different, but the ergos are probably similar and that's my hang up. The throttle,response is better...
Forum: Equipment 06-16-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,044
Posted By Ramv
Enduro Gloves

Wore "Pawtectors" for years. Rode in my mtn bike gloves the other day. I need more protection. They are comfy but my knuckles are bruised from branches.

Any suggestions? I was looking at...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-21-2013, 06:23 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,326
Posted By Ramv
No experience with an Adv but my SE is my...

No experience with an Adv but my SE is my favorite street bike ever. And an adequate dirt bike! Previous bikes are Ducati MTS1200, Superhawk 1000F, KLR650. Really enjoy it on the twisties and like...
Forum: Thumpers 12-14-2013, 06:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 626
Posted By Ramv
Anyone tried one?

Anyone tried one?
Forum: Orange Crush 11-23-2013, 06:12 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 19,854
Posted By Ramv
KTM twin is a KTM twin. Keep Oc. I would...

KTM twin is a KTM twin. Keep Oc. I would actually want to include the 690s in here since to me these are all the same application. I use my SE different than some people, probably a 500 EXC would be...
Forum: Thumpers 11-17-2013, 07:57 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,925
Posted By Ramv
Not sure on the thumpers but my twin KTM is...

Not sure on the thumpers but my twin KTM is completely trouble and maintenance free. My dad has an XT250 and its fine although not a hardcore off-road machine. My KLX is great if I am not trying to...
Forum: Thumpers 11-17-2013, 05:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 387
Posted By Ramv
New or update?

Kicking this question around.

Currently have a 96 KLX 250 R I bought new, plated in Canada. Also have a Super Enduro and a Multistrada. (Selling the latter, the former will be my adventure...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-16-2013, 10:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,211
Posted By Ramv
Have rode through water thigh deep on the SE. I...

Have rode through water thigh deep on the SE. I wouldn't mod the airbox.
Forum: Thumpers 11-16-2013, 03:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 818
Posted By Ramv
Great info guys. My current treads are done. Bike...

Great info guys. My current treads are done. Bike is running like a top so think I will dosimeters new rubber and ride it for a few more seasons.

Thanks again !
Forum: Orange Crush 11-15-2013, 02:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,991
Posted By Ramv
It was a dog stock. I was coming from a 100 hp...

It was a dog stock. I was coming from a 100 hp carbed sportbike that supposedly weighed the same, I had high expectations of power. My bad for taking the salesman advice, and buying from a local...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-13-2013, 07:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,991
Posted By Ramv
I prefer my 950 SE in every facet on and off-road...

I prefer my 950 SE in every facet on and off-road compared to the Duc. I would imagine the 1190 is a much better road bike than either. Duc is poorly fueled, underpowered, uncomfortable one up, and...
Forum: Beasts 11-10-2013, 05:26 PM
Replies: 6,139
Views: 1,260,582
Posted By Ramv
Stock hand heaters are great. Very worthwhile....

Stock hand heaters are great. Very worthwhile. Great indicator on the dash. A little difficult to operate since the starter button is recessed.

Install is terrible. Have to pull the full...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-15-2013, 08:50 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,141
Posted By Ramv
Gaenre balanced oil. As pictured above....

Gaenre balanced oil. As pictured above. Waterproof. Awesome on road or off. Comfortable. I use the. As my dirt boots. 10 x more comfortable then my Tech 7s. As good or better as my SMX Alpinestars. ...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-14-2013, 08:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,727
Posted By Ramv
That was hilarious! I like the dollar per kilo...

That was hilarious! I like the dollar per kilo comparison. However I don't think he was considering the orange crush KDMs...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-07-2013, 09:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 723
Posted By Ramv
Yeah State Farm sucked for me. I could have done...

Yeah State Farm sucked for me. I could have done a CbR 600 for half the price since it was totally based on displacement. They were total ass holes and are employed by State Farm where as the...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-07-2013, 11:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 723
Posted By Ramv
I am around $200 per year each with Foremost on...

I am around $200 per year each with Foremost on my '07 950 SE and my '10 Ducati. I am mid 30s, no tickets on the record.

I do all my insurance through Farmers though and they discount the...
Forum: Thumpers 10-06-2013, 07:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 818
Posted By Ramv
Aggressive street legal tire for small bike?

Currently running a Michelin soft terrain front and a Metz,er Unicross rear. Both are 15 years old. KLX250 that sees very little street miles but is plated. I mainly use it on the road in Moab from...
Forum: Beasts 10-04-2013, 09:02 AM
Replies: 6,139
Views: 1,260,582
Posted By Ramv
Love the Trax cases, if they worked with the...

Love the Trax cases, if they worked with the stock top box rack, that's the way I would have gone...

Got my bike back yesterday from the dealer (thankgoodness, 20s and heavy snow today). Finally...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-29-2013, 11:11 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,966
Posted By Ramv
Do you have the emissions still in place ? You...

Do you have the emissions still in place ? You may have loaded the charcoal canister with fuel.
Forum: Beasts 09-29-2013, 11:00 AM
Replies: 6,139
Views: 1,260,582
Posted By Ramv
Yeah. Talked to the service manager yesterday....

Yeah. Talked to the service manager yesterday. Apparently they have got it to where its running but flashing a check engine light and "module missing" or something along that lines in the right hand...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-27-2013, 06:57 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 15,519
Posted By Ramv
Nonsense. My SE is my favorite street bike....

Nonsense. My SE is my favorite street bike. Smoother tires and it would become a comfortable sport bike.

I just wore out a set of Continental Trail Attacks on the Multi. They were good street...
Forum: Beasts 09-26-2013, 03:37 PM
Replies: 6,139
Views: 1,260,582
Posted By Ramv
Had mine in for the 22,500 mile service. ...

Had mine in for the 22,500 mile service. Apparently there wa a reflash to install. They installed the ABS one on my non-ABS bike. Now apparently it's locked up......


Anyone want to give me...
Forum: Beasts 09-04-2013, 08:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,336
Posted By Ramv
Speed, load and quality of fuel. The settings...

Speed, load and quality of fuel. The settings don't really do much(touring) or just seem to make it sluggish (city)
Forum: Beasts 09-03-2013, 03:53 PM
Replies: 6,139
Views: 1,260,582
Posted By Ramv
Thanks! Pro Italia was quick and easy. Also...

Thanks! Pro Italia was quick and easy. Also ordered up a set of Angel GTs and have an appt tomorrow for install. 6500 miles is about all I am going to get out of my Conti Trail Attaks.
Forum: Beasts 09-03-2013, 03:29 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,863
Posted By Ramv
I have found the Multi to be much worse on tar...

I have found the Multi to be much worse on tar snakes than other bikes with a bunch of different tires. I assume its the bike, not the tire.
Forum: Beasts 08-31-2013, 02:35 PM
Replies: 6,139
Views: 1,260,582
Posted By Ramv
Any thoughts ona good place to get replacement...

Any thoughts ona good place to get replacement oem parts? My dumb self forgot to turn the bars when I parked it in the garage this afternoon and broke the left side mirror stem off when I closed the...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-28-2013, 10:27 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,443
Posted By Ramv
I lent my Ducati to my boss and commuted on my SE...

I lent my Ducati to my boss and commuted on my SE for a few weeks. The SE is busier on the highway and has no signals or mirrors so that was a bit of a challenge plus I couldn't seem to get the...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-01-2013, 03:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 681
Posted By Ramv
The earth x are pretty spends but are people...

The earth x are pretty spends but are people happy? Plenty of cranking and water proof?
Forum: Orange Crush 04-28-2013, 01:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 681
Posted By Ramv
What Battery?

My Super E is pretty much needing a boost every cold start now. And my battery tender died so its about time for a new battery. Think it was the original.

I know the Shorai are a lot lighter...
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2013, 07:52 PM
Replies: 4
Hmm
Views: 562
Posted By Ramv
Hmm

So as I ride more on my 950, which is awesome, I am beginning to wish I had something I could push harder. I am6'2" 185 lb and use my Ducati as my commuter. (It sucks, not a fan at all, but is an...
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2013, 07:43 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 9,117
Posted By Ramv
Nothing to add other than I loved my Tengaii...

Nothing to add other than I loved my Tengaii which I bought used in the mid 90s.
Forum: Orange Crush 04-14-2013, 10:07 PM
Replies: 11,012
Views: 2,332,627
Posted By Ramv
Took it for an 800 mile tour Colorado in the back...

Took it for an 800 mile tour Colorado in the back of my truck. :(

I was planning to go to Moab prior to my work in Utah but the highway was closed and than the job briefly cancelled so I mainly...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-06-2013, 11:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,454
Posted By Ramv
I ought the Multi based on the seat. Very...

I ought the Multi based on the seat. Very disappointed. Ended up buying a 950 Super Enduro as a second bike. The Multi is fine as a two up tourer although handling is terrible, and as a commuter but...
Forum: Equipment 04-06-2013, 10:23 PM
Replies: 1,437
Views: 232,303
Posted By Ramv
Klim Badlands Pro

Just picked up the Badland Pro at a nice discount. Very comfortable so far. Can't wait try out the water proofness. I am very excited about the D30 padding. I was using a ten year old Joe Rocket...
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