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Forum: Road warriors Today, 04:45 AM
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Posted By GlennR
I live in the mountains, so brakes & tires don't...

I live in the mountains, so brakes & tires don't last very long. The outer edges on our car tires wear quickly from the twisties that motorcycles riders crave. I use my gears as much as possible on...
Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 12:31 PM
Replies: 1,021
Views: 218,069
Posted By GlennR
I think I got about 22K.

I think I got about 22K.
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 09:21 AM
Replies: 3,671
Views: 363,190
Posted By GlennR
My right knee got hyper extended. I wasn't...

My right knee got hyper extended. I wasn't wearing knee pads, but they wouldn't have made any difference on this. I should get some more body protection, but I don't usually ride very fast.

...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 08:29 AM
Replies: 3,671
Views: 363,190
Posted By GlennR
After getting my suspension rebuilt my bike feels...

After getting my suspension rebuilt my bike feels alien to me. It's much stiffer and the front end comes up much quicker.

This past weekend it got away from me. Not exactly how it happened,...
Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 08:18 AM
Replies: 1,021
Views: 218,069
Posted By GlennR
Hopefully the Buzz Lightyear paint job is...

Hopefully the Buzz Lightyear paint job is plasti-dip and will peel off.
Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 05:05 AM
Replies: 1,021
Views: 218,069
Posted By GlennR
One F*Ugly PC800

Just browsing Search Tempest and found this "beauty". :cry

Only $3800. :lol3:lol3:lol3

http://images.craigslist.org/00e0e_IQl6v9yhRg_600x450.jpg
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains Yesterday, 04:43 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,472
Posted By GlennR
As soon as I can kick-start my bike again I'm IN....

As soon as I can kick-start my bike again I'm IN.

Btw, is this a different date than previous years?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains Yesterday, 04:40 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,407
Posted By GlennR
Tiger ride? Did you guys have your ride...

Tiger ride?

Did you guys have your ride yet? If so, how was it?
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 05-20-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 1,872
Views: 102,403
Posted By GlennR
Considering how often it rains up here I agree...

Considering how often it rains up here I agree that decent indoor facilities are a must. (I can't imagine the "fun" I would have had trying to deal with a Porta Pottie on crutches. :cry)

I...
Forum: Road warriors 05-19-2015, 04:39 AM
Replies: 1,021
Views: 218,069
Posted By GlennR
Bluebone, Being in KS you'll definitely...

Bluebone,

Being in KS you'll definitely want to look into getting the VT1100 rear gears. It lowers the rpms at highway speeds, so the engine isn't so buzzy. It does make starting from a stop...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 05-18-2015, 06:54 PM
Replies: 1,872
Views: 102,403
Posted By GlennR
[QUOTE=kalonji;26814908] Hope everyone...

[QUOTE=kalonji;26814908]


Hope everyone got home safe and those that were hurt heal quickly.

QUOTE]

I'm already walking without the crutches. :clap I'm still slow on stairs, but...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 05-18-2015, 05:37 AM
Replies: 1,872
Views: 102,403
Posted By GlennR
I want to thank everybody that helped take care...

I want to thank everybody that helped take care of my crippled ass.

It was a bummer not being able to ride, but I really enjoyed hanging out with all the other folks who stuck around camp...
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2015, 06:03 AM
Replies: 3,671
Views: 363,190
Posted By GlennR
That fits well with my maintenance schedule. ...

That fits well with my maintenance schedule. :wink:


Btw, the suspension gurus said I should redo my forks & shock every 40-50 hours, so I won't have to replace the extra parts like I did...
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2015, 05:17 AM
Replies: 3,671
Views: 363,190
Posted By GlennR
Air Bleeders

The guys that worked on my shocks removed the little button style air bleeders from my forks, and put them in the old parts bag. They said I could reinstall them if I wanted to, but they didn't...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-14-2015, 04:42 AM
Replies: 341
Views: 21,175
Posted By GlennR
"A picture is worth 1000 words." You need a...

"A picture is worth 1000 words." You need a camera. :wink:

Glad you had a good time. There's a lot of great roads & trails to explore all through the mountains.
Forum: Thumpers 05-13-2015, 04:14 PM
Replies: 3,671
Views: 363,190
Posted By GlennR
Thanks for the explanation. Mine is an 05'. I...

Thanks for the explanation. Mine is an 05'. I don't mind the captive design, but the SKF ones were so tight that I had to drive them in with a hammer. When I tried to remove them a few days ago...
Forum: Thumpers 05-13-2015, 10:37 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 27,456
Posted By GlennR
Art, Don't forget to try an ATV before you're...

Art, Don't forget to try an ATV before you're "tied to the recliner". They are "almost" as fun as dirt bikes, and the scenery moves a lot slower. I use them for doing trail work, and also for...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 05-12-2015, 11:59 AM
Replies: 1,872
Views: 102,403
Posted By GlennR
I have to attend a family funeral in Charlotte on...

I have to attend a family funeral in Charlotte on Thursday :cry, so not sure exactly when I will be arriving at the Black Bear on Friday. I might arrive in more of a drinking mood than a riding mood,...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 05-10-2015, 08:03 PM
Replies: 1,872
Views: 102,403
Posted By GlennR
Weather Reports

Something must be wrong, but the weather reports are Looking Good for the RDV this year!!! :clap
Forum: Thumpers 05-10-2015, 08:24 AM
Replies: 3,671
Views: 363,190
Posted By GlennR
I changed the front tire yesterday, and made sure...

I changed the front tire yesterday, and made sure the big bolt which keeps the spacers tight was torqued down. That keeps the axle from rolling in the spacers. There is still a very slight bit of...
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2015, 06:55 PM
Replies: 3,671
Views: 363,190
Posted By GlennR
I think I have figured out what the problem is. ...

I think I have figured out what the problem is. I replaced the bearings with an SKF kit, which is a different design from OEM. The SKF spacers fit inside the bearings, and has a special seal that...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 05-08-2015, 11:33 AM
Replies: 1,872
Views: 102,403
Posted By GlennR
I guess I'm a beer snob, but I like beer that...

I guess I'm a beer snob, but I like beer that hasn't been "filtered by a horse".
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 05-08-2015, 09:48 AM
Replies: 1,872
Views: 102,403
Posted By GlennR
Charge em' extra & make them stand in the last...

Charge em' extra & make them stand in the last spot in the food lines. Make them drink PBR!! :wink:
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 05-07-2015, 04:46 PM
Replies: 1,872
Views: 102,403
Posted By GlennR
Without any deadlines I'd never get anything...

Without any deadlines I'd never get anything done. The rally is a great deadline for fixing the bikes.

I've seen more than a couple guys haul their broken bikes to the rallies and fix them...
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 3,671
Views: 363,190
Posted By GlennR
The KTM set up is different from what I've seen...

The KTM set up is different from what I've seen on most bikes.

The axle on my bike goes through the spacer, and the spacer goes into the bearing. The only thing that's "supposed" to be...
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2015, 01:08 PM
Replies: 3,671
Views: 363,190
Posted By GlennR
The guy at the shop was incorrect about my hubs...

The guy at the shop was incorrect about my hubs being aftermarket. I double checked on a parts microfiche and it say "Excel" and the drawing looks like what mine look like.

It looks like I...
Forum: Equipment 05-07-2015, 05:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 611
Posted By GlennR
Ditto. Great prices & fast shipping. :thumb ...

Ditto. Great prices & fast shipping. :thumb

My local shop will mount & balance for $12 each, if I carry the wheels to them.
Forum: Road warriors 05-07-2015, 04:59 AM
Replies: 1,021
Views: 218,069
Posted By GlennR
Way back in 1991 when I first bought my bike I...

Way back in 1991 when I first bought my bike I purchased an Eclipse tank bag. It's pretty big, but not huge. It straps on like SilverFaux describes. They still make it. Here's the link: ...
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 3,671
Views: 363,190
Posted By GlennR
KTM Parts Supplier

It seems like I need to buy a new axle & spacers for my front wheel. I replaced the bearings & spacers last spring, but I think the axle had gotten worn and it's been slipping in the spacers. It...
Forum: Road warriors 05-06-2015, 05:28 AM
Replies: 1,021
Views: 218,069
Posted By GlennR
Check out the Yahoo PC800 group and also here: ...

Check out the Yahoo PC800 group and also here: http://pc800.freeforums.org/index.php

I hate the fact that there are so many different sizes of spin-on oil filters. It's really "rude" of...
Forum: Thumpers 05-05-2015, 06:05 PM
Replies: 3,671
Views: 363,190
Posted By GlennR
I rode at a place called Brown Mtn. OHV, in the...

I rode at a place called Brown Mtn. OHV, in the NC mountains. It's a very popular place, but it was my first time riding there. Lots of boulders, tight single track with plenty of roots & rocks. ...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 05-05-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 1,872
Views: 102,403
Posted By GlennR
Well, I just got my bike fixed today. The rear...

Well, I just got my bike fixed today. The rear shock was blown, and one of the front springs was broken! :huh

I don't feel so bad about all my aches & pain now that I realize what was...
Forum: Thumpers 05-05-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 3,671
Views: 363,190
Posted By GlennR
The place that did mine is a race shop in...

The place that did mine is a race shop in Wilkesboro that specializes in KTM, Husky, Husaberg suspensions. I paid $600 for the work on my forks & shock. That included a new pair of springs and...
Forum: Thumpers 05-05-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 3,671
Views: 363,190
Posted By GlennR
I just got back from getting my suspension fixed....

I just got back from getting my suspension fixed. It wasn't cheap, but I'm sure glad that I had the pros do it. I needed a few extra parks, which they had in stock. One of my front springs had...
Forum: Thumpers 05-03-2015, 03:25 PM
Replies: 3,671
Views: 363,190
Posted By GlennR
Here's the tires I just ordered: 1 x IRC M5B...

Here's the tires I just ordered:

1 x IRC M5B 130/80-18, REAR (IRC232) = $86.65
1 x IRC IX07S 80/100-21, FRONT (IRC514) = $61.65

This will be my 3rd M5B rear. My KTM book calls for a 140 rear,...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 05-03-2015, 03:15 PM
Replies: 1,872
Views: 102,403
Posted By GlennR
Speaking of "falling apart".... I met...

Speaking of "falling apart"....

I met Ricardo and rode Brown today. It's a good bit rougher & more technical than I'd expected. Everything was good in the beginning of the day, but towards...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-02-2015, 05:10 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 57,289
Posted By GlennR
I wish my bike knew all those fancy tricks. I...

I wish my bike knew all those fancy tricks. I bought a used bike, and I think it's too old to learn them!

I do think most of those trick would definitely hurt ,if I tried them....:huh

...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 05-02-2015, 05:00 PM
Replies: 1,872
Views: 102,403
Posted By GlennR
"course nobody will know if I'm lost or...

"course nobody will know if I'm lost or not............》"

Unless you can't find the Black Bear again! :wink:
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-02-2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 2,206
Views: 167,756
Posted By GlennR
That's good to hear. I'll be there tomorrow, at...

That's good to hear. I'll be there tomorrow, at 9:30. First time riding there. Hope the dust stays down.
Forum: Road warriors 05-02-2015, 04:52 PM
Replies: 1,021
Views: 218,069
Posted By GlennR
My first one did that over the Winter and I sent...

My first one did that over the Winter and I sent photos of it to the vendor. They sent a new one & a shipping label for the cracked one. I sprayed the replacement with silicone. It didn't crack...
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