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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. Yesterday, 09:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 195
Posted By GordonFreeman
In

In
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-28-2015, 09:31 PM
Replies: 2,311
Views: 165,087
Posted By GordonFreeman
This is almost certainly right. If the KTM CFO is...

This is almost certainly right. If the KTM CFO is doing his/her job, KTM is currency hedged and won't make or lose much money on translation. But if dollar is still running strong next year, might...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-28-2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 2,311
Views: 165,087
Posted By GordonFreeman
I think you have it backwards. Strong USD means...

I think you have it backwards. Strong USD means that the MSRP in the U.S. yields far more euros to KTM. When KTM set the U.S. price of around $20,000, that translated into about 15,000 euros. Now...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-15-2015, 05:31 AM
Replies: 2,140
Views: 270,439
Posted By GordonFreeman
I looked at the German quoted price,...

I looked at the German quoted price, http://www.ktmadventure.com/en/models/1290/
Am surprised Austria would be so different. Really wouldn't care what country in Europe I buy, so long as US spec.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-14-2015, 12:24 PM
Replies: 2,140
Views: 270,439
Posted By GordonFreeman
Does KTM Offer European Buy/Pickup Program?

Anyone know if KTM offers a program to buy the SA at the factory, tour a bit, then ship to the U.S.? As the euro approaches parity with the dollar, the SA list of EUR17,895 translates to about...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-11-2015, 07:41 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,836
Posted By GordonFreeman
I taught all four of my kids to ride dirt bikes,...

I taught all four of my kids to ride dirt bikes, and rode with them on family vacation in WVa, PA and NC. NJ sucks for lack of OHV opportunities for children. You got to want it bad here, at least...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-14-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 57,325
Posted By GordonFreeman
I've been meaning to post up how much I like your...

I've been meaning to post up how much I like your videos - definitely been helpful to me in practicing to be a better rider. I hope you continue to produce them for a many years (and I'd gladly kick...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-07-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 490
Views: 27,351
Posted By GordonFreeman
Correct read on the analogy. However, I was...

Correct read on the analogy. However, I was trying to make it extreme enough to illustrate the point. I failed or you troll; can't decide.

Try this: At breakfast again, multiple ISIS jihadis come...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-06-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 490
Views: 27,351
Posted By GordonFreeman
If a thug brandishes a firearm in a restaurant in...

If a thug brandishes a firearm in a restaurant in which you are eating breakfast, would you reject that you are contributing to the risk of being shot and try to finish yer oatmeal, or would you duck...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 08-20-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 2,140
Views: 270,439
Posted By GordonFreeman
I hope they fix the hot seat

I hope they fix the hot seat
Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 7,465
Views: 1,232,330
Posted By GordonFreeman
I have a Seat Concepts Tall seat if interested. ...

I have a Seat Concepts Tall seat if interested. Great shape, super comfortable, if you have the inseam for it.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-19-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,807
Posted By GordonFreeman
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Forum: Vendors 06-29-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 1,670
Views: 293,845
Posted By GordonFreeman
Very Pleased with SC

I ordered my 3rd seat from SC last Sunday and the box arrived Friday in time to install the new seat. This is for a 990 and I ordered the tall, 2 up configuration, carbon fabric and orange stitching...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-29-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 10,737
Posted By GordonFreeman
Careful, your troll is showing. :evil

Careful, your troll is showing. :evil
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-29-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 10,737
Posted By GordonFreeman
Were the 54 cruisers all in one medium-length...

Were the 54 cruisers all in one medium-length pirate parade? Easier to make the exact count that way, I suppose.

Could be other reasons you didn't see any dual sports on the "freeway"? Most...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-29-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,640
Posted By GordonFreeman
On the positive side, no one from NY to slow us...

On the positive side, no one from NY to slow us down. :lol3
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-28-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,640
Posted By GordonFreeman
Very good time, even with the lost axle nut -...

Very good time, even with the lost axle nut - more of an adventure. Quick stop at Town & Country in Hamburg for a replacement and Jack and I were back on the road tracking the Delaware Water Gap and...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-25-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,640
Posted By GordonFreeman
Walter's routes are some of the best. Will see...

Walter's routes are some of the best. Will see you Sat morning +1 on a 530.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-08-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 931
Posted By GordonFreeman
Thanks, Walter, for another great ride. Who knew...

Thanks, Walter, for another great ride. Who knew a Christian diner would keep snakes outside? Food was blessedly good.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-04-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,640
Posted By GordonFreeman
I enjoy the general dickery as well as the next...

I enjoy the general dickery as well as the next inmate, but do we have a date to ride yet??? Walter has some the best routes in the northeast. Miss this at your own risk. You can't please...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-03-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,640
Posted By GordonFreeman
Most definitely in.

Most definitely in.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-26-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 356
Views: 20,375
Posted By GordonFreeman
Yeah, that was the longest white knuckled 6 miles...

Yeah, that was the longest white knuckled 6 miles I've ridden in a while, especially when that asshole pick-up decided to see how close he could come when passing. Good move on the brake drag to keep...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-25-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 20,375
Posted By GordonFreeman
Thanks to the NY folks for hosting and...

Thanks to the NY folks for hosting and organizing. Good ride, good riders, not much more to ask for.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-25-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 356
Views: 20,375
Posted By GordonFreeman
There's one jersey guy at the Shell now

There's one jersey guy at the Shell now
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-20-2014, 11:01 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 11,034
Posted By GordonFreeman
Looking like I'll join you as well at the NJ...

Looking like I'll join you as well at the NJ start. My only quandary is whether to leave the well-mannered conti trail attacks on the 990 or bother to remount something a bit knobbier. Does not seem...
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 7,465
Views: 1,232,330
Posted By GordonFreeman
Question on Wiring Aux Lights

I've had a pair of Sanjoh's model 44s on the 530 for a while with a dimmer switch. Great lights but I find I want them on 100% of the time when I have the high beam on and 0% when I don't. I tried...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-17-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 10,065
Views: 929,787
Posted By GordonFreeman
Hey guys, I'm a rider from NJ. I am visiting the...

Hey guys, I'm a rider from NJ. I am visiting the Phoenix area with my kids in late April and would like to rent a couple of dirt bikes for a day while we are out there. Can any of you recommend a...
Forum: Thumpers 02-06-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,654
Posted By GordonFreeman
Hmmm . . . I smell a troll.

Hmmm . . . I smell a troll.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-14-2013, 02:27 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,386
Posted By GordonFreeman
New KTMs on display, incl 1190 Adv

New KTMs on display, incl 1190 Adv
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-22-2013, 10:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,045
Posted By GordonFreeman
Been following Vince's posts every few days - saw...

Been following Vince's posts every few days - saw this and really hesitated to open the threat, thinking the worst. Glad he's still with us.
Forum: Thumpers 11-22-2013, 10:00 PM
Replies: 7,465
Views: 1,232,330
Posted By GordonFreeman
Appreciate it, but have been following these on...

Appreciate it, but have been following these on ebay for a while. About the same as new from Munn. I'm not a cheap guy, just pissed at myself that I didn't check it for tightness and hate to spend...
Forum: Thumpers 11-21-2013, 10:58 PM
Replies: 7,465
Views: 1,232,330
Posted By GordonFreeman
Same here - lost my kick in the bush. :cry Hate...

Same here - lost my kick in the bush. :cry Hate to pay for new if someone has a parts bike around.
Forum: Thumpers 09-28-2013, 08:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,111
Posted By GordonFreeman
KTM 530. Easy to convert with warp 9 wheels, easy...

KTM 530. Easy to convert with warp 9 wheels, easy to put knobbies back on with stock rims. I ride mine set up as supermoto to work most days. Amazing amounts of fun.
Forum: Thumpers 09-16-2013, 06:03 PM
Replies: 7,465
Views: 1,232,330
Posted By GordonFreeman
Do you happen to know if this fits with the KTM...

Do you happen to know if this fits with the KTM factory fan kit?

BTW, to all posters here, you guys are the bomb - I've really got my bike dialed in right, much of it based on tips and advice...
Forum: Vendors 08-23-2013, 05:48 PM
Replies: 4,540
Views: 1,050,682
Posted By GordonFreeman
I'm also interested in this insert

I'm also interested in this insert
Forum: Thumpers 08-20-2013, 07:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,268
Posted By GordonFreeman
I think you can get a better price on a used bike...

I think you can get a better price on a used bike than what you are seeing on CL (last year I picked a used 2010 530 garage queen with both dirt and supermoto for $7k). If you are new to dirt, I'd...
Forum: Vendors 04-08-2013, 09:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,697
Posted By GordonFreeman
PM sent.

PM sent.
Forum: Vendors 03-25-2013, 03:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,697
Posted By GordonFreeman
Nice deal. I have two model 30s from advmonster...

Nice deal. I have two model 30s from advmonster that have stopped working. $75 each will go a long way towards buying your. How do I do this?
Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2013, 01:38 AM
Replies: 7,465
Views: 1,232,330
Posted By GordonFreeman
Advice needed

On a 2010 530 EXC I installed Samco hoses where the old radiator hoses had gone, did the Evan prep and finally the Evans NPG rad fluid. I added the external fan as well.

All seem to fit well. ...
Forum: Vendors 03-01-2013, 08:44 PM
Replies: 4,540
Views: 1,050,682
Posted By GordonFreeman
Do you still stock the headlight replacement for...

Do you still stock the headlight replacement for KTM 530 2010? I really liked the looks of getting a model 60 in the headlight but didn't order one last year when I first saw them. Your site only...
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