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Forum: Thumpers 12-02-2005, 09:15 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 12,346
Posted By Jasper
Did I tell ya about my new XR650R? :ear[/QUOTE] ...

Did I tell ya about my new XR650R? :ear[/QUOTE]


Do tell!

How does it compare to your rxc???
Forum: Thumpers 04-04-2005, 05:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,359
Posted By Jasper
Huh....

You know. I don't believe this myself, but I have a new in the box 58030008600 that you could buy if you want. Priority mail?
I wondered why I had that....
It has a new seal as well.

Jasper
Forum: Thumpers 01-08-2005, 09:13 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 38,245
Posted By Jasper
[QUOTE=markjenn]So gentleman, is the concensus...

[QUOTE=markjenn]So gentleman, is the concensus that you stand to the left of the bike for these left-side kickers and use your right leg? I've had my LC4 for over a year and have never kick-started...
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2004, 12:18 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,487
Posted By Jasper
woa! I was typing while Creeper was...

woa!


I was typing while Creeper was posting.

The Creeper or someone may know better than I do, but my understanding of the KTM crank balance story is that the KTM crank is not one piece...
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2004, 12:06 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,487
Posted By Jasper
I have heard this one several times over the...

I have heard this one several times over the years that I have had LC4's. Most often from people that I think should know.

I have not done it, but it sounds right to me. It would explain some of...
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2004, 11:47 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,990
Posted By Jasper
Cap- Would you and Tina please comment on...

Cap-

Would you and Tina please comment on the "way down low rpm" power characteristics of the 250X? Can you stall it down there? I am not thinking that I will need to cut that pink wire.
...
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2004, 10:54 AM
Replies: 339
Views: 23,818
Posted By Jasper
Gday, This is a damn nice post, Dirty. ...

Gday,

This is a damn nice post, Dirty.


Maybe you can help me out, and point out some relevance. It seems like this post could confuse some folks.

95 MXC ????

Headshake?????
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2004, 01:04 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,818
Posted By Jasper
Ok here is another idea. Seriously. Don't...

Ok here is another idea.

Seriously. Don't make fun, now.

The VStrom 1000 is twin right? (I had to look this up) and weighs 458# dry according to Suzuki

VStrom 650 418#
BMW F650GS ...
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2004, 10:17 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 19,104
Posted By Jasper
1 vote for the F650 dakar. Find one used if you...

1 vote for the F650 dakar. Find one used if you can. FWIW I love mine.
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I heard the Dakar does not have a centerstand like most other similar...
Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2004, 08:28 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 19,104
Posted By Jasper
Thanks Cap, I'll check that stuff out. I...

Thanks Cap,

I'll check that stuff out. I would like mine a little lower than stock, maybe, and was wondering if it were a reasonable thing to do.

I was looking into the XR250 but I think...
Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2004, 06:29 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 19,104
Posted By Jasper
Ok I can agree to that. The CRF250X has a hot...

Ok
I can agree to that. The CRF250X has a hot high end as does the KTM250EXC four stroke. Very similar, I guess in general. The CRF250R is more like the KTM 250 than the CRF250X, as I understand...
Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2004, 05:12 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 19,104
Posted By Jasper
I think the 250X has a lot to do with her...

I think the 250X has a lot to do with her enjoyment: 228 lbs, easily and cheaply lowered to her needs, electric start. A very capable bike. She started out cautiously, and very quickly was doing some...
Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2004, 05:00 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 19,104
Posted By Jasper
I am confused. KTM's line of dirt bikes lists 9...

I am confused. KTM's line of dirt bikes lists 9 different models, from a 200 EXC single, 2-stroke to the 525 MXC Cross Country single, 4-stroke. Frankly, I can't see much difference between the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-17-2004, 01:54 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 16,104
Posted By Jasper
Cult of the BST

You might wander over to KTMtalk for FCR stuff. The Cult of the BST executes Heretics, I heard.
Forum: Thumpers 12-17-2004, 11:40 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,641
Posted By Jasper
Be very careful about committing to anything...

Be very careful about committing to anything before the shipping issue is understood. I bought a tank from ebay.de a week or so ago. UPS and FedX are approx $175 USD for the 20# package, from...
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2004, 06:08 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,641
Posted By Jasper
I am sorry to hear this, of course. This is a...

I am sorry to hear this, of course. This is a tough spot

I'll watch for a motor for you, but they don't turn up much.

I would be interested in your bike as is, as well.

Or. let me know if...
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2004, 05:29 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 16,104
Posted By Jasper
[QUOTE=gaspipe]Hay Jasper, my '96 RXC, recognize...

[QUOTE=gaspipe]Hay Jasper, my '96 RXC, recognize any parts?

http://www.chopperbruce.com/BeerRun/01.jpg


Hey Gaspipe-

Your '96 looks better everytime I see it. I have about 6 pic's of it...
Forum: Thumpers 12-15-2004, 11:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,900
Posted By Jasper
Just be aware: they are definitely not...

Just be aware: they are definitely not low-maintenance bikes. And you have to ride one to assess your tolerance for the vibes.

- Mark[/QUOTE]

Mark-

I am honestly not getting the point...
Forum: Thumpers 12-15-2004, 10:59 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,958
Posted By Jasper
I like and use the Gaerne for Trials riding. ...

I like and use the Gaerne for Trials riding.

I can 100% vouch for Hebo and/or LewisSport. They are both tops in the Trials world.

That EVS armor looks interesting.

Has anybody experience...
Forum: Thumpers 12-15-2004, 10:20 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,866
Posted By Jasper
The Baja's came OEM on my '96 620RXC. They are...

The Baja's came OEM on my '96 620RXC. They are still the same tire, as far as I can find out.


I took the front one off after one ride, and still have it if anybody wants one. It has never...
Forum: Thumpers 12-14-2004, 12:29 PM
Replies: 339
Views: 23,818
Posted By Jasper
http://www.advrider.com/forums/show...53&page=2&pp...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/show...53&page=2&pp=10 (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=50253&page=2&pp=10)

Too Funny!

Probably because it is just exactly true.


Please...
Forum: Thumpers 12-12-2004, 09:23 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 19,104
Posted By Jasper
I have ridden the DR650. True the KTM LC4...

I have ridden the DR650.

True the KTM LC4 is old tech. I agree.

I missed some bikes on my list, I am sure. I currently have a KTM400EXC with a plate that I use for tighter one up stuff.
...
Forum: Thumpers 12-12-2004, 06:54 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 19,104
Posted By Jasper
G'Day Jasper, My experience with the dyno...

G'Day Jasper,

My experience with the dyno has shown that the hp/cc of the DR & KLR is somewhat higher than some Harleys? Not sure if you'll be telling too many harley riders that their bikes are...
Forum: Thumpers 12-12-2004, 04:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 666
Posted By Jasper
The KTM 625SXC has a low octane fuel setting for...

The KTM 625SXC has a low octane fuel setting for the ignition spark advance map, that can be configured when low fuel quality can be anticipated. It may be that other models have this same ignition,...
Forum: Thumpers 12-12-2004, 04:09 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 19,104
Posted By Jasper
EVERYTHING is easily addressable by the involved...

EVERYTHING is easily addressable by the involved owner and the bikes reward said owner with robust basic systems and good performance. But this is not a good bike for a casual owner who just wants to...
Forum: Thumpers 12-12-2004, 03:28 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 19,104
Posted By Jasper
ahhhhhhhhhhh, no. not really. The KTM...

ahhhhhhhhhhh, no.
not really.

The KTM 625SXC and the XR650R are pretty direct competitors, and for my use, the XR would be my second choice after about 6 different KTM LC4 models, which are...
Forum: Thumpers 12-12-2004, 12:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 751
Posted By Jasper
[QUOTE=Fat Head Fred]With a 45 rear, you can keep...

[QUOTE=Fat Head Fred]With a 45 rear, you can keep a 15, 16, & 17 handy for quick swaps. You'll need to modify or by a case guard off a Duke for the 17 to fit. Being able to go up or down two teeth on...
Forum: Thumpers 12-12-2004, 12:28 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 19,104
Posted By Jasper
And a KTM would have done it 2-up, on 1 wheel at...

And a KTM would have done it 2-up, on 1 wheel at 205 mph....[/QUOTE]


Not me! Two up, I would have shifted down to first, for sure. My wife does not like to fall off of the back.

If it...
Forum: Thumpers 12-12-2004, 11:07 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 19,104
Posted By Jasper
I rest my case. The KTM LC4 would successfully...

I rest my case. The KTM LC4 would successfully negotiate this obstacle, two up.....



<IMG class=smborder title="Zach > Tipped bike to fill in the mud holes for traction....which didn't...
Forum: Thumpers 12-12-2004, 09:45 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 19,104
Posted By Jasper
I think FrankF has wandered off on us. But let's...

I think FrankF has wandered off on us. But let's not let that stop us.


I think I can agree with everything that has been said here. The KLR is simple mild street bike, and will not frighten...
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2004, 02:53 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 19,104
Posted By Jasper
My vote is the KTM. A 600 mile ride each way,...

My vote is the KTM. A 600 mile ride each way, means BMW to me, though. You may prefer the BMW 650 then. What strret bike did you buy? Take that???

The DR650 and the KLR are very very old...
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2004, 09:42 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 16,104
Posted By Jasper
I had a '96 RXC. A friend of mine still rides it....

I had a '96 RXC. A friend of mine still rides it. My memory is that the Olins shock is wonderful. I'll take it off your hands. In fact, let me know if you change your mind about wanting that bike. I...
Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2004, 02:54 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 14,421
Posted By Jasper
625 Sxc

HardParts Rallye Tank Late Adventure Seat

http://ktmtalk.com/addons/photogallery/galleries/members/IMG_0045.JPG

Jasper
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