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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 11:03 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,765
Posted By Hedonist222
My aha moment was when someone Saif to use the...

My aha moment was when someone Saif to use the pegs to turn.
This takes a lot of pressure off of my arms.
Previously I'd been relying on my hands to control direction.
So putting too much/weight...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 11:01 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,769
Posted By Hedonist222
My aha moment was when someone Saif to use the...

My aha moment was when someone Saif to use the pegs to turn.
This takes a lot of pressure off of my arms.
Previously I'd been relying on my hands to control direction.
So putting too much/weight...
Forum: Africa & Mid East Yesterday, 02:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 118
Posted By Hedonist222
I've emailed you.

I've emailed you.
Forum: Equipment 09-13-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 235
Posted By Hedonist222
If someone were asking about putting together a...

If someone were asking about putting together a pc:

You'd need :
Case
hard drive
Optical drive
Cables
Power supply unit

Here's the optional bit:
Forum: Equipment 09-13-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 235
Posted By Hedonist222
I know that hdb is compatible with Scotts. ...

I know that hdb is compatible with Scotts.

But what part from hdb replaces Scotts?
So that I don't order twice.

As you can see, it's not very clear me.

I've tried figuring out what parts...
Forum: Equipment 09-13-2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 235
Posted By Hedonist222
Eek of dampers , handlebar guards & compatibility

And we're overwhelmed!
A friend & I want to install handlebar guards & a damper on our 2015 500 EXCs.

The options are confusing & overwhelming tbh.

Could someone break down?

Like, which...
Forum: Thumpers 09-12-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 7,322
Views: 1,454,879
Posted By Hedonist222
Thanks ftb!

Thanks ftb!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-12-2014, 03:00 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,765
Posted By Hedonist222
The underlined text above is exactly how I felt...

The underlined text above is exactly how I felt last weekend when riding through some very loose gravel/rock garden terrain.
we thought the wadi (ravine or valley I'm not sure) would've been a...
Forum: Thumpers 09-12-2014, 01:47 AM
Replies: 7,322
Views: 1,454,879
Posted By Hedonist222
Does that mirror come handlebar guard? ...

Does that mirror come handlebar guard?

Which brand? Thx
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-11-2014, 11:14 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,769
Posted By Hedonist222
In my case, I feel that I can't stand up...

In my case, I feel that I can't stand up straight.
I can the attack stance but not stand up straight.
I need to find out whether it's because I'm tall or because of poor experience.

I'm 6.04...
Forum: Thumpers 09-04-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 7,322
Views: 1,454,879
Posted By Hedonist222
Picked up a KTM clutch guard. I didn't like...

Picked up a KTM clutch guard.

I didn't like that I had to glue it on.

Would've preferred to be able to screw it on.
...
Forum: Thumpers 09-03-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 240
Posted By Hedonist222
Thanks. I'll plug it back in.

Thanks.
I'll plug it back in.
Forum: Thumpers 09-03-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 240
Posted By Hedonist222
misplaced cable?

Anyone know what this is?

I picked up my friend's 2015 500 EXC from the dealership & saw this.

Looks like a little light bulb.
...
Forum: Vendors 08-29-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 407
Views: 96,917
Posted By Hedonist222
Good question. I haven't used it yet. I guess...

Good question.
I haven't used it yet.
I guess I'll just route both tubes out the same orifice.
The pump tube is short & won't affect the ride.



No. I just wish it about 10cm longer (4...
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,518
Posted By Hedonist222
[QUOTE=palmstatecrawler;24956914]A little late to...

[QUOTE=palmstatecrawler;24956914]A little late to the party aren' we?
So that others can benefit as well.
Forum: Vendors 08-29-2014, 04:47 AM
Replies: 407
Views: 96,917
Posted By Hedonist222
I received mine (just the 3Liter bladder system) ...

I received mine (just the 3Liter bladder system) a few days ago.

Haven't tried it yet.

Two observations: (especially if you intend to use it in non-Geigerrig bags)

1- drinking tube is on...
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2014, 02:41 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,518
Posted By Hedonist222
I picked up a 500 exc as my first bike. I'm...

I picked up a 500 exc as my first bike.

I'm 30 something years old and have experience with all sorts of bikes. Over the years I've ridden pretty much everything. Mostly owned atv (raptor) but...
Forum: Vendors 08-26-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 1,499
Views: 242,778
Posted By Hedonist222
I said the post above mine. Travman's post. ...

I said the post above mine. Travman's post.

This point is really not worth discussing.

Hoping others can chime in on the primary queries...
Forum: Vendors 08-26-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 1,499
Views: 242,778
Posted By Hedonist222
Well I'm glad their service is good. It'd be s...

Well I'm glad their service is good. It'd be s shame otherwise.

But it's better to answer questions here, in public.

So that everyone can benefit.
:deal
Forum: Vendors 08-26-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 1,499
Views: 242,778
Posted By Hedonist222
I'm considering ordering a seat. A few...

I'm considering ordering a seat.

A few questions:

Will they work on the 2015 KTM 500 exc six days?
I plan on ordering the full seat.

How wide are the seats?

How do I know whether to...
Forum: Vendors 08-24-2014, 03:15 AM
Replies: 266
Views: 59,245
Posted By Hedonist222
I'm interested in getting this. 2.1amp ...

I'm interested in getting this.

2.1amp

What all would I need?

I'll be passing my mobile in a weatherproof case on my handlebar.
Forum: Africa & Mid East 08-23-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 269
Views: 25,906
Posted By Hedonist222
Nice little excursion :D

Nice little excursion :D
Forum: Africa & Mid East 08-20-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 25,906
Posted By Hedonist222
Hi Pim, I'm going to be out the door by...

Hi Pim,

I'm going to be out the door by 4.30am tomorrow - in order to be on the bike by first light.

I won't be riding the bike to the spot. I'll put it on a trailer.
It takes an hour to...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-20-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,592
Posted By Hedonist222
Couldn't install out lo-boy style. The brake...

Couldn't install out lo-boy style.

The brake pedal would've been higher.

Oh yeah, be careful when wearing shorts. They'll cut you bad.

They do add stability. Very comfortable.

I wear size...
Forum: Africa & Mid East 08-19-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 25,906
Posted By Hedonist222
What a coincidence. I was planning on going...

What a coincidence.

I was planning on going from Hatta pools to ash shiyah this Friday.

What's your pace like?
Forum: Equipment 08-13-2014, 05:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 528
Posted By Hedonist222
Thanks Bob. I'm looking at thI'll check out...

Thanks Bob.

I'm looking at thI'll check out lot.e Troy Lee cp 5955.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-13-2014, 02:05 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,592
Posted By Hedonist222
Picked up a set of Adventure for my 500 EXC. ...

Picked up a set of Adventure for my 500 EXC.

I wear size 10.5.
I found the stock pegs to be a bit small.
Forum: Equipment 08-12-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 528
Posted By Hedonist222
Chest protection & bigger guys

Hi everyone

I'm not sure how the chest part of protection system should wear.

I'm about 6'1 (186cm) and weigh about 230 lbs (108kg).

Most chest protectors I've tried just feel too short.
...
Forum: Equipment 08-08-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,132
Posted By Hedonist222
I think the 24-70 barrel extends. I do...

I think the 24-70 barrel extends.

I do realize that the 24-105 is not as sharp as some of Canon other lenses but, in my opinion, it's sharpness is more than apt for a 'around lens'.

90% of the...
Forum: Equipment 08-08-2014, 03:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,132
Posted By Hedonist222
Whoah Why not just get a 24-105 f/4 L? ...

Whoah

Why not just get a 24-105 f/4 L?

Since you're on a full frame sensor, the 24 is truly wide angle. No sacrifices like in a cropped sensor.

I know the f4 is unappealable but you do...
Forum: Vendors 08-08-2014, 02:57 AM
Replies: 1,498
Views: 178,637
Posted By Hedonist222
Thank you very very very much. It's...

Thank you very very very much.
It's contributions like these that make the Internet what it is.



I agree. But my 5d MkII is halfway between the consumer line (20/30/50 D series) and the pro...
Forum: Africa & Mid East 08-06-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 25,906
Posted By Hedonist222
Trekking Route ...

Trekking Route

http://www.omantourism.gov.om/wps/wcm/connect/ac5623804470a00db4dabfbf0c53e49e/trekking+routs3.pdf?MOD=AJPERES&CONVERT_TO=url&CACHEID=ac5623804470a00db4dabfbf0c53e49e
Forum: Africa & Mid East 08-06-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 269
Views: 25,906
Posted By Hedonist222
Don't fret. I've got a car. The bike...

Don't fret. I've got a car.

The bike scenario needs to be sorted.
Could probably renT I guess.
Forum: Africa & Mid East 08-06-2014, 05:35 AM
Replies: 269
Views: 25,906
Posted By Hedonist222
Very tempting invite! I've driven the 500 on...

Very tempting invite!

I've driven the 500 on streets & highways.

Not something I'd like to do very often. It had no problem maneuvering or keeping piece with traffic but it didn't feel stable...
Forum: Africa & Mid East 08-06-2014, 02:24 AM
Replies: 269
Views: 25,906
Posted By Hedonist222
Hey guys, anyone got any good trips towards...

Hey guys, anyone got any good trips towards Hatta?
Or any mountainous region?

Dying to try the bike on something other than (quick:rofl)sand.

I've mapped one out myself on Google maps. Park on...
Forum: Africa & Mid East 08-04-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 25,906
Posted By Hedonist222
Thank you. Feel free to give it a try. Let...

Thank you.

Feel free to give it a try. Let me know.



Thank you for pointing that out.
Based on what I read about it, it's described as ideal for mud & lose ground.

Check out reviews from...
Forum: Africa & Mid East 08-03-2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 25,906
Posted By Hedonist222
Im interested in them because of the rave reviews...

Im interested in them because of the rave reviews they get.
Forum: Africa & Mid East 08-03-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 25,906
Posted By Hedonist222
Thanks. Hopefully he'll have an IRC m5b. ...

Thanks.

Hopefully he'll have an IRC m5b.

Otherwise I'll have to courier it from abroad.
Forum: Africa & Mid East 08-03-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 25,906
Posted By Hedonist222
Hey everyone. New 2015 KTM 500 EXC owner. ...

Hey everyone.

New 2015 KTM 500 EXC owner.

I'm looking for IRC m5B tires in Dubia.

Anyone know of a source?
Forum: Thumpers 08-03-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 243
Posted By Hedonist222
wheel spokes -how much nM? 500 EXC

Took my 2015 KTM 500 EXC 6 Days for it's first service.

I noticed they were tightening the spokes at 4nm.

When I pointed out that the manual says 6nm.

He said we do it at 4 here on all the...
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