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Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 18,501
Posted By ScramblerTom
I never knew so many cared! Bike ran great...

I never knew so many cared!

Bike ran great after the rebuild except for a mild hanging idle due to improperly tuned carb. Then the carb would flood riding hard off road. Seemed like the float...
Forum: Canada 10-15-2013, 07:23 AM
Replies: 3,037
Views: 183,653
Posted By ScramblerTom
It happens was too easy. Two weeks ago a young...

It happens was too easy. Two weeks ago a young guy I ride with occasionally busted himself up, 3 cracked ribs, broken wrist, broken thumb, bruised speen. Off work for 6 weeks or more (he works...
Forum: Canada 10-11-2013, 06:36 AM
Replies: 3,037
Views: 183,653
Posted By ScramblerTom
If you can commit to a specific day I'll take the...

If you can commit to a specific day I'll take the day off. Would love to get a fall ride in.
Forum: Canada 10-11-2013, 06:28 AM
Replies: 3,037
Views: 183,653
Posted By ScramblerTom
How new are the red dot signs? A fresh sign...

How new are the red dot signs? A fresh sign nailed to every other post means "piss the f___ off" and I would not bother going near. A faded old ratty sign means "It used to bother me back in the 90s...
Forum: Canada 08-26-2013, 06:30 AM
Replies: 3,037
Views: 183,653
Posted By ScramblerTom
Take home lesson - when even the ATVs are going...

Take home lesson - when even the ATVs are going around a mud hole - its best to avoid...
Forum: Canada 08-22-2013, 11:19 AM
Replies: 3,037
Views: 183,653
Posted By ScramblerTom
I did a ride down to the Ads 2 weeks ago and took...

I did a ride down to the Ads 2 weeks ago and took the rod and found some brookies in the Au Sauble despite the bathwater like temps in the main river - Also found some recently in one of the little...
Forum: Canada 08-09-2013, 04:07 PM
Replies: 3,037
Views: 183,653
Posted By ScramblerTom
putting out some feelers in case anyone is...

putting out some feelers in case anyone is interested in riding some green plate bikes this Sunday or monday - anywhere...

oh and anyone rebuilt a shock? I did my forks but the rear looks like...
Forum: Canada 08-02-2013, 09:03 AM
Replies: 3,037
Views: 183,653
Posted By ScramblerTom
Was about to say I was in when the wife reminded...

Was about to say I was in when the wife reminded me I was booked to go camping in the Adirondacks, it will be fun:1drink but its still not riding:cry the weekend after looks ruined by going to the...
Forum: Canada 07-18-2013, 07:00 AM
Replies: 3,037
Views: 183,653
Posted By ScramblerTom
jeepers! that's frightening :eek1 Two weeks...

jeepers! that's frightening :eek1

Two weeks ago we were flyfishing from a canoe up some slow moving stream in the adirondacks and the black flies were just about as bad - but for some reason the...
Forum: Canada 07-16-2013, 06:47 PM
Replies: 3,037
Views: 183,653
Posted By ScramblerTom
Hi Ripn' Since selling the 640A I pretty much...

Hi Ripn' Since selling the 640A I pretty much just trailer my exc up north to ride - I tend to ride with ATVs as all my riding friends got out of it! Would be happy to trailer you up we mine to ride...
Forum: Canada 06-22-2013, 07:14 PM
Replies: 3,037
Views: 183,653
Posted By ScramblerTom
seems like a long way to go to find some trails -...

seems like a long way to go to find some trails - what's happening in PA?
Forum: Canada 06-11-2013, 08:32 AM
Replies: 3,037
Views: 183,653
Posted By ScramblerTom
a week or two you'll be KLRbobber again...

a week or two you'll be KLRbobber again...
Forum: Canada 06-11-2013, 07:53 AM
Replies: 3,037
Views: 183,653
Posted By ScramblerTom
Been a different summer from last year for sure. ...

Been a different summer from last year for sure. Have not been riding much (don't even have the DRZ registered yet:cry) but I did go find some mud to play in at last weekend's XC race in...
Forum: Canada 05-08-2013, 02:43 PM
Replies: 3,037
Views: 183,653
Posted By ScramblerTom
I would not even consider fixing that - you will...

I would not even consider fixing that - you will learn to live with it in no time. I had a bike with bad hanging idle - it was not so lean to be a worry and I never did figure it out but in the end...
Forum: Canada 05-08-2013, 09:05 AM
Replies: 3,037
Views: 183,653
Posted By ScramblerTom
We did the Grand Canyon of PA last summer - great...

We did the Grand Canyon of PA last summer - great area for back roads - north of there is a whole world of forest access roads. I hope to get back there this summer but work will likely get in the...
Forum: Canada 05-07-2013, 02:49 PM
Replies: 3,037
Views: 183,653
Posted By ScramblerTom
Well pour me out and call me buttermilk! We...

Well pour me out and call me buttermilk!

We now have two in town?? Watch those deep puddles Bob - these things like to swim.

What's the story behind it?
Forum: Canada 05-05-2013, 03:33 PM
Replies: 3,037
Views: 183,653
Posted By ScramblerTom
Did that track north of ompah we were talking...

Did that track north of ompah we were talking about a few weeks back - all those trails up that way are in great shape! a bit dusty (we were 5 guys so you will have to ask the guys behind me what it...
Forum: Canada 05-03-2013, 11:54 AM
Replies: 3,037
Views: 183,653
Posted By ScramblerTom
sadly yes - had to haul some equipment to work......

sadly yes - had to haul some equipment to work... Of course I also found out I have been riding the scoot to work without insurance, oops. Jevco was bought out and I never renewed with the new...
Forum: Canada 05-03-2013, 08:24 AM
Replies: 3,037
Views: 183,653
Posted By ScramblerTom
adv spotting

Jeff- saw you yesterday gassing up and someone on a KLR I did not know, then this morning TIm was heading out and he was being met by a big GS that I also did not recognize... really pisses me off as...
Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2013, 04:55 PM
Replies: 415
Views: 29,839
Posted By ScramblerTom
KTM exotic???? huh? apparently you have never...

KTM exotic???? huh? apparently you have never been to an enduro in Canada - looks like a KTM convention. hard pressed to find jap bike in the mix. In fact you will see more husas and huskys than...
Forum: Canada 04-04-2013, 04:30 PM
Replies: 3,037
Views: 183,653
Posted By ScramblerTom
same - working.:cry

same - working.:cry
Forum: Canada 03-31-2013, 06:35 AM
Replies: 3,037
Views: 183,653
Posted By ScramblerTom
all the time - that's my preferred riding area.

all the time - that's my preferred riding area.
Forum: Canada 03-29-2013, 07:48 PM
Replies: 3,037
Views: 183,653
Posted By ScramblerTom
I'm working sadly - and the DRZ is no road...

I'm working sadly - and the DRZ is no road monster for sure (my 250 scooter has a higher comfortable top speed for sure) - so I will just be using it for trails and logging roads. The weather...
Forum: Canada 03-29-2013, 07:32 PM
Replies: 3,037
Views: 183,653
Posted By ScramblerTom
I got a plate you could borrow for tomorrow if...

I got a plate you could borrow for tomorrow if you want:rofl. I figure so long as I'm not doing anything morally wrong then legal plates are pretty much a cash grab for the feds...
Forum: Canada 03-29-2013, 07:16 PM
Replies: 3,037
Views: 183,653
Posted By ScramblerTom
Had the new DRZ out today - ripped around some...

Had the new DRZ out today - ripped around some muddy fields and gravel roads - so fun to have a street bike you can toss around! Hard to believe it is street legal!

What sort of mileage can I...
Forum: Canada 03-26-2013, 06:06 PM
Replies: 3,037
Views: 183,653
Posted By ScramblerTom
Wish I was going with it - sounds like my type of...

Wish I was going with it - sounds like my type of retirement.
Forum: Canada 03-24-2013, 08:55 PM
Replies: 3,037
Views: 183,653
Posted By ScramblerTom
That what I am telling myself. I must say -...

That what I am telling myself.

I must say - it was pretty cool being the one bike people always walked up to...
Forum: Canada 03-24-2013, 04:47 PM
Replies: 3,037
Views: 183,653
Posted By ScramblerTom
I traded the XT600 - so that does not really...

I traded the XT600 - so that does not really count.

Sold the 640 to an inmate.

the 400 exc is still for sale (of course i don't have it posted...).

Scooter is still for sale (again not...
Forum: Canada 03-24-2013, 04:18 PM
Replies: 3,037
Views: 183,653
Posted By ScramblerTom
Let go of the 640 this morning. Then picked...

Let go of the 640 this morning.

Then picked up a DRZ400 4 hours later.

trying not to ask myself why...
Forum: Canada 03-04-2013, 08:09 AM
Replies: 3,037
Views: 183,653
Posted By ScramblerTom
that not dealt with yet?!?!? I'll be meeting...

that not dealt with yet?!?!? I'll be meeting with some of them today...

Luggage, motech racks with top loading pelican cases and a KTM tank bag. Also have a street tires, scorpions I think, that...
Forum: Canada 03-04-2013, 07:41 AM
Replies: 3,037
Views: 183,653
Posted By ScramblerTom
Hi West - not sold - geez. not even posted yet......

Hi West - not sold - geez. not even posted yet...

With all the goodies like luggage and spare parts (not that you need spare parts with a KTM - they are only for BMWs and such...:rofl) I am...
Forum: Canada 03-04-2013, 07:04 AM
Replies: 3,037
Views: 183,653
Posted By ScramblerTom
but then you would have had all those costly...

but then you would have had all those costly storage bills - now you have the opportunity to pick up a great bike just in time for the riding season...
Forum: Canada 03-03-2013, 05:51 PM
Replies: 3,037
Views: 183,653
Posted By ScramblerTom
:hmmmmm what's the WRR worth to you - I suppose...

:hmmmmm what's the WRR worth to you - I suppose its not yours to bargain with???
Forum: Canada 03-03-2013, 06:39 AM
Replies: 3,037
Views: 183,653
Posted By ScramblerTom
Could I drop by and see the WRR tim? i did a...

Could I drop by and see the WRR tim? i did a little reading and i hear you about the F not for the road - I guess they come with a green ownership but are geared for the woods. so not really...
Forum: Canada 03-02-2013, 07:19 PM
Replies: 3,037
Views: 183,653
Posted By ScramblerTom
moving the 640

So the XT is gone - the 400 is out there for trade for a lighter 2 stroke and I realize the fact that having 2 2005 KTMs is just not a good excuse for keeping them...

So is a 2008 WR250X or 2005...
Forum: Canada 02-25-2013, 02:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 439
Posted By ScramblerTom
Thumbs up for Sask Battery

It seems so rare to deal with a company that does not try to dick you around these days that I wanted to let people know that Mark at Sask Battery made my day. I bought a sealed acid battery for the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2013, 07:36 PM
Replies: 5,900
Views: 1,269,289
Posted By ScramblerTom
noise and parts for sale

well guys I just sold my XT600 so I will be leaving you and heading back to my KTM 640 ADV thread...

Before I go I want to mention that I have a spare rear wheel for sale and a spare tranny. PM...
Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2013, 08:21 AM
Replies: 9,228
Views: 2,023,293
Posted By ScramblerTom
So frozen it was - got it warmed up and key...

So frozen it was - got it warmed up and key turns fine - but guess what???

No lights...

I just walked away from it - I'll go out there maybe tomorrow night when warm and break out the meter...
Forum: Thumpers 01-26-2013, 07:55 PM
Replies: 9,228
Views: 2,023,293
Posted By ScramblerTom
I suppose you are right - you never really own a...

I suppose you are right - you never really own a 640 - you just have a certain perscribed time as a companion to one - that said - why the f__ can't I get my key into the ignition:baldy
Forum: Thumpers 01-26-2013, 07:31 PM
Replies: 9,228
Views: 2,023,293
Posted By ScramblerTom
what the hell MBD- you still looking for a REAL...

what the hell MBD- you still looking for a REAL bike???

owning a 640 adv is little like being a celebrity - all kinds of unwanted attention...

that said I am really considering why I am...
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