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Forum: Racing 07-14-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 14,881
Posted By lrd2sea
She appeared to have the least care in the world...

She appeared to have the least care in the world regarding the rule of the race, not even had any response to the complaints of fellow racers.

I suspect she enrages others on the highways...
Forum: Face plant 06-18-2013, 10:06 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 24,981
Posted By lrd2sea
So sorry to hear that you have to deal with this...

So sorry to hear that you have to deal with this now. I can only imagine how difficult that could be.
I am sure you handle your situations in ways your father would have been proud.
Forum: Orange Crush 01-08-2012, 10:20 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 21,047
Posted By lrd2sea
Bad luck it seems, though debatable. KTM has...

Bad luck it seems, though debatable.

KTM has no excuse not to take care of its customers, especially for a bike marketed as some tough travel-around-the-world work horse. Where ever the shop...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-08-2012, 08:55 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 15,938
Posted By lrd2sea
believe it or not, I found one from the dealer...

believe it or not, I found one from the dealer with the lowest price at that time ($33), in Costa Rica.
Forum: Orange Crush 01-12-2011, 11:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,666
Posted By lrd2sea
haha, :lol3 is there any difference between the 2...

haha, :lol3 is there any difference between the 2 ? :huh
Forum: Ride reports 11-06-2010, 12:47 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 29,597
Posted By lrd2sea
Great report! Honesty and sensibility are...

Great report!

Honesty and sensibility are needed to find the line between dream and reality, glad you have them both. Much rather seeing you have a nice trip and be safe and tranquil, than beaten...
Forum: Road warriors 10-27-2010, 12:44 PM
Replies: 575
Views: 125,678
Posted By lrd2sea
Dunlop D6161

I use D616 by Dunlop. Good in the wet and dry. Best tyres I ever experienced.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-21-2010, 11:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,840
Posted By lrd2sea
My filter after 5,000 miles (Started feeling...

My filter after 5,000 miles (Started feeling problems from 3,000 miles). :huh


http://a.imageshack.us/img51/2750/p1020267u.jpg

Unfortunately, the new parts was not readily available. I had...
Forum: Beasts 08-03-2010, 06:50 PM
Replies: 6,146
Views: 1,263,479
Posted By lrd2sea
Reminds me of this, :D ...

Reminds me of this, :D
http://a.imageshack.us/img705/8707/cardinal.gif
Forum: Orange Crush 07-25-2010, 10:40 PM
Replies: 595
Views: 166,850
Posted By lrd2sea
http://www.dunlopmotorcycle.com/tires/93_2.jpg ...

http://www.dunlopmotorcycle.com/tires/93_2.jpg

Best tyres I have used so far - Lots of feed back, traction. Do well in the rain, too.
By the way, I do 65% tarmac, and 25% gravel and 10% off road.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-18-2010, 10:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,125
Posted By lrd2sea
LOL, brilliant!!

LOL, brilliant!!
Forum: Orange Crush 09-24-2009, 02:11 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 108,747
Posted By lrd2sea
http://img27.imageshack.us/img27/3195/hooligan04.j...

http://img27.imageshack.us/img27/3195/hooligan04.jpg (http://img27.imageshack.us/i/hooligan04.jpg/)http://img245.imageshack.us/img245/7562/hooligan01.jpg...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-28-2009, 10:44 AM
Replies: 7,970
Views: 7,470,089
Posted By lrd2sea
How do you manage to get that RD 500 in the US?? ...

How do you manage to get that RD 500 in the US?? :clap
That was my dream bike! :norton
Forum: Beasts 08-02-2009, 05:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,334
Posted By lrd2sea
I don't know,...seems that was just kicked around...

I don't know,...seems that was just kicked around a bit here. Off i went to the ukktm forum.
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-30-2009, 12:16 PM
Replies: 7,856
Views: 2,627,317
Posted By lrd2sea
Great photos!

Great photos!
Forum: Beasts 07-30-2009, 11:53 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 32,892
Posted By lrd2sea
Except people hate these things and tend to bomb...

Except people hate these things and tend to bomb the hell out of it, and made videos circulate on internet whenever they have the chance.

Well, these are hated a lot lees since the end of last...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-06-2009, 06:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 9,397
Posted By lrd2sea
I would have picked the BMW if money is no...

I would have picked the BMW if money is no object. I felt the built quality is better, and it handles really well. I suppose the lack of input from BMW owners maybe because they don't compare these...
Forum: Ride reports 07-06-2009, 10:53 AM
Replies: 310
Views: 72,388
Posted By lrd2sea
Lucio and Paula, Great news about the bike...

Lucio and Paula,

Great news about the bike situation. Worry for a while trying to think about what might cause that symptom. Thank you for sharing that vital information. Now I know what to...
Forum: Road warriors 06-30-2009, 12:53 AM
Replies: 575
Views: 125,678
Posted By lrd2sea
What people described as snatchy throttle I think...

What people described as snatchy throttle I think is a very responsive throttle.

The vibrations is not any more noticable than any toher bikes I had before, maybe more than the f650 twin, but...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-29-2009, 12:31 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,068
Posted By lrd2sea
http://img218.imageshack.us/img218/8351/1204200912...

http://img218.imageshack.us/img218/8351/120420091219.th.jpg (http://img218.imageshack.us/my.php?image=120420091219.jpg)http://img188.imageshack.us/img188/8344/030520091478.th.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 06-24-2009, 12:08 AM
Replies: 310
Views: 72,388
Posted By lrd2sea
Great to see someone being supportive to the...

Great to see someone being supportive to the cause, rather than worrying about the personal inocnvenience!

At least the food over is good, no? Anticucho, parijuela (sp?) and all,...
mmm, :nod...
Forum: Ride reports 06-21-2009, 06:00 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 72,388
Posted By lrd2sea
Haha, not too far from my own experience in...

Haha, not too far from my own experience in Tegucigalpa, Honduras -

3 policemen pull me over outside of a hole-in-the-wall bar. Asked me how much I have been drinking, to which I replied 1...
Forum: Ride reports 06-21-2009, 05:37 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 72,388
Posted By lrd2sea
Great report! Interesting that "real...

Great report!

Interesting that "real emergency" and "romatice situation" could create the same situation, haha!:wink:

Keep going, be safe!
Forum: Orange Crush 06-17-2009, 11:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 683
Posted By lrd2sea
KTM 990 SM crash bars, bobbin and engine guard

I have not been able to see many of the protection accessories for KTM 990 SM.

Does any know of any? Or has installed any? Please show some photos if possible.

Or is 990 SM just such a bad...
Forum: Beasts 06-17-2009, 11:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,334
Posted By lrd2sea
thanks, moved! Now if only i can figur out how...

thanks, moved!
Now if only i can figur out how to nuke the post,...
Forum: Beasts 06-17-2009, 09:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,334
Posted By lrd2sea
KTM 990 SM crash bars and bobbin and engine guard

I have not been able to see many of the protection accessories for KTM 990 SM.

Does any know of any? Or has installed any? Please show some photos if possible.

Or is 990 SM just such a bad...
Forum: Road warriors 06-12-2009, 10:28 PM
Replies: 575
Views: 125,678
Posted By lrd2sea
Thanks for the response. Well, I will take my...

Thanks for the response.
Well, I will take my chance on the White power suspension - Just traded my F650 twin in for a 990 SM today.

Sits higher than the 650 twin, but feels more comfortable...
Forum: Road warriors 06-01-2009, 09:16 AM
Replies: 575
Views: 125,678
Posted By lrd2sea
You think it is anything comparable to F 650 GS...

You think it is anything comparable to F 650 GS twin or F800?
KTM does have WP shocks and all, and they have alway breed motocross. Just a thought,...
Forum: Road warriors 06-01-2009, 08:46 AM
Replies: 575
Views: 125,678
Posted By lrd2sea
Congratulations!

Nice bike! I am thinking of getting one, too.:clap

How does it do on the gravel road, or any dirt road or mountain trails? That is my only concern before switching,...
Forum: Ride reports 05-23-2009, 08:43 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 72,388
Posted By lrd2sea
Keep us posted!

Glad to know that you guys enjoy being in Costa Rica. This is indeed a beautiful country!
Please keep us posted, ride safely!

lrd2sea
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-14-2009, 03:56 PM
Replies: 401
Views: 107,205
Posted By lrd2sea
haha, good point! :beer I have the same issue...

haha, good point! :beer
I have the same issue with the Farrari key chain I won in the fun fair.:jkam
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-13-2009, 06:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,033
Posted By lrd2sea
Here's one with F800GS ...

Here's one with F800GS
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iu0qr8tz5-8

Anothwer on with a F650 single:...
Forum: Beasts 05-13-2009, 12:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,819
Posted By lrd2sea
that will effect the top end, I presume? ...

that will effect the top end, I presume?

Which is not much of a problem, considering here one can barely go 160 kph on the highway without hitting anything or tripped by some obstacles.

Any...
Forum: Beasts 05-13-2009, 12:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,819
Posted By lrd2sea
any more information about that item? Interested!

any more information about that item? Interested!
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-12-2009, 10:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 790
Posted By lrd2sea
edit many times, can not nuke it. not much...

edit many times, can not nuke it.
not much time. the hell with it.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-12-2009, 10:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,033
Posted By lrd2sea
F 650GS crossing water

How deep can we tread over the river?
I notice that air intake about 8" below handle bar, is that the optimal depth?


If the intake is routed to a higher location (much like the concept of...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-12-2009, 10:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 790
Posted By lrd2sea
How deep of the water can F650 GS (twin) pass?

Ok, I have seen enough exotci photos of the bikes passing the river, with the water splashing and all. Living in palces where crossong the river is not something uncommon, I am worndring how deep we...
Forum: Beasts 05-12-2009, 10:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,819
Posted By lrd2sea
F 650 GS engine modification

As the F800 GS and F650 GS are basically the same engine but tuned differently, is there any way for me to upgrade the F 650 GS engine to increase its power output?

I am surprise if there is none...
Forum: Beasts 05-12-2009, 10:22 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 368
Posted By lrd2sea
F 650 GS engine port and polished / Airflowed?

Is the F650 GS twin engine port and polished (air flowed)? I was told BMW did such thing to their m3's, don't know if they do this to their bikes?

If not, has anyone done this ti the engine? I...
Forum: Ride reports 05-10-2009, 10:32 AM
Replies: 310
Views: 72,388
Posted By lrd2sea
I have pm'ed you my detail. I live in San...

I have pm'ed you my detail.
I live in San Jose, about 5 hr.'s from where you are!
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