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Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,539
Posted By hubb255
Corning N.Y.

Corning N.Y.
Forum: Thumpers 05-05-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 2,392
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Posted By hubb255
Ithica Recreation sports

Ithica Recreation sports
Forum: Thumpers 05-05-2014, 12:35 PM
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Posted By hubb255
Waiting

Still waiting on mine in new york!
Forum: Thumpers 05-03-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,539
Posted By hubb255
Congrat's!

I'm kinda jealous. I bought a '14 and it was suppose to be in by the end of the week. Now he say's he doesn't know when.
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,884
Posted By hubb255
Wiswoodsguy....That is the kind of feedback I...

Wiswoodsguy....That is the kind of feedback I wanted to hear. So 65 is no problem? I admit I am wrong then. Just most all the test rides you read about say its a good woods bike but not really an all...
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,884
Posted By hubb255
I guess what I'm seeing is people buying the new...

I guess what I'm seeing is people buying the new ones and putting a lot of money in them to get what KTM already had. I have read a ton of reviews on this machine and none of them said it was any...
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,884
Posted By hubb255
I'm saying that KTM has gone away from the long...

I'm saying that KTM has gone away from the long distance enduro crowd. Sure you could spend a lot of money on seats and tanks and stuff to make it a good long distance bike, but I could also pour a...
Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,884
Posted By hubb255
Eh? KTM "Bring Em Back Alive!"

I know this is just a wish but I feel like KTM has created a big hole in their market. I have a 2001 640E. She's getting old and wore out so I have been looking for an upgrade to a newer bike. I...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-26-2013, 05:33 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 132,632
Posted By hubb255
Thumb These are sweet!

Love the red bull kit! Getting a 990 in spring and definitely want one:clap Any chance on having something made foe a 640E??
Forum: Thumpers 02-05-2013, 06:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 588
Posted By hubb255
Anybody tried or seen the giant loop bags? They...

Anybody tried or seen the giant loop bags? They maybe my answer!:clap
Forum: Thumpers 02-05-2013, 04:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 588
Posted By hubb255
Do they hold enough for a few days travel? I...

Do they hold enough for a few days travel? I wonder if they are the same as the 640A?
Forum: Thumpers 02-05-2013, 03:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 588
Posted By hubb255
Side luggage rack for KTM 640E?

I seem to have searched everywhere Trying to find side racks for my 02 640E and can't seem to come up with anything. I would like some that would carry waterproof soft bags. Tried SW Motech, Wolfman,...
Forum: Thumpers 10-12-2012, 11:25 AM
Replies: 294
Views: 33,699
Posted By hubb255
Maybe try this?

ADVNCW, Surfing and found this at .http://motomule.com Might have to have one of these myself! Heck I would use it to take the garbage to the dump!:lol3
Forum: Thumpers 10-11-2012, 09:07 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 33,699
Posted By hubb255
Tried to find some videos of the CDR. All the...

Tried to find some videos of the CDR. All the ones I found were fairly flat desert riding. The map looks like it goes up through the mountains. Some of the trail has to be more ineresting isnt it?
Forum: Thumpers 10-10-2012, 05:20 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 33,699
Posted By hubb255
I thought the best way to pack extra gas, given...

I thought the best way to pack extra gas, given the limited space on back, was on the front rack. So far that held up, I have had the tank on for a few hundred miles, rode singletrack with it- but I...
Forum: Thumpers 10-08-2012, 07:13 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,380
Posted By hubb255
I am a KTM guy but you will find everyone will...

I am a KTM guy but you will find everyone will stick with their own bikes. I fit on my 640E and I only have a 28 inch inseam. Like alot of inmates have said, gotta know what kind of riding you want...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-08-2012, 05:27 PM
Replies: 2,028
Views: 372,405
Posted By hubb255
http://i1285.photobucket.com/albums/a598/jim_hubba...

http://i1285.photobucket.com/albums/a598/jim_hubbard1/IMG_1342_1_3_Localtone_zpsef3637e3.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-08-2012, 04:47 PM
Replies: 2,028
Views: 372,405
Posted By hubb255
http://http://i1285.photobucket.com/albums/a598/ji...

http://http://i1285.photobucket.com/albums/a598/jim_hubbard1/IMG_1342_1_3_Localtone_zpsef3637e3.jpgNot the Rockies but sure is pretty here!
Forum: Thumpers 10-07-2012, 11:00 AM
Replies: 294
Views: 33,699
Posted By hubb255
LOL! I Cant believe this argument is still...

LOL! I Cant believe this argument is still going!:rofl
Forum: Thumpers 10-03-2012, 01:53 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 41,576
Posted By hubb255
Ol' Silver

http://i1285.photobucket.com/albums/a598/jim_hubbard1/IMG_0834_3_5_Detail_zps91ba5f02.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 10-03-2012, 12:39 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 33,699
Posted By hubb255
Talking Conclusion anyone?

I've come to the conclusion that we are all going to stick by our bikes whether it's the riders size, strength or skill level. We all like our own thing and maybe busting a little chops.:evil The...
Forum: Thumpers 10-03-2012, 04:27 AM
Replies: 294
Views: 33,699
Posted By hubb255
I have nothing against smaller bikes, I used to...

I have nothing against smaller bikes, I used to preach loudly that they were a lot more capable than people give them credit for, but I could not go back to them for gravel road work.

Just can't...
Forum: Thumpers 10-02-2012, 06:29 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 41,576
Posted By hubb255
Bluhduh Hmm? Photo bucket wont work?

Hmm? Photo bucket wont work?
Forum: Thumpers 10-02-2012, 06:25 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 41,576
Posted By hubb255
Ol' Silver

http://s1285.beta.photobucket.com/
Forum: Thumpers 10-02-2012, 05:24 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 33,699
Posted By hubb255
Wink Power is my friend!

I do have to say that under powered can get you into trouble. I've had Ol' Silver (KTM 640 E) in situations that needed that extra umph! Say a really steep, really bumpy uphill. On some club rides I...
Forum: Thumpers 10-02-2012, 03:46 AM
Replies: 294
Views: 33,699
Posted By hubb255
Go for it man! Sounds like fun. If thats what you...

Go for it man! Sounds like fun. If thats what you like to ride thats great. I love my 640 but the beauty of us is we can all be so different and respect what the other guys ride.
Forum: Thumpers 10-01-2012, 08:58 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,433
Posted By hubb255
Thumb Closure

Got a motion pro feeler guage, did some more studying. With my big hands using a regular feeler guage made it so I couldn't see where the guage was going. The motion pro guage was long enough to get...
Forum: Thumpers 09-30-2012, 10:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,512
Posted By hubb255
Thanks

In case you guys didn't see my " Big Thank you" post, I set the lash and it runs awsome! Fake Noob was right. The larger gap in the lash must be why it turned over so hard at first start. Thinking...
Forum: Thumpers 09-30-2012, 06:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 604
Posted By hubb255
Sweet bike! I am going to look for a 640...

Sweet bike! I am going to look for a 640 Adventure so I can have both it and my E.
Forum: Thumpers 09-29-2012, 06:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 604
Posted By hubb255
Well my Motion pro feeler guage came with 006 and...

Well my Motion pro feeler guage came with 006 and 008 and I could fit the 008 under there very easily. If I had to guess I would say 009 or 010.
Forum: Thumpers 09-28-2012, 06:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 604
Posted By hubb255
Laugh Big Thanks 640 Crew!!!

I would like to give all the LC4 640 guys for all their help with gettin Ol' Silver back up and running!! Man do I owe you guys a beer. :freaky I got through my valve adjustment, set my tank back on...
Forum: Thumpers 09-26-2012, 08:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,512
Posted By hubb255
So in my rebuilders defense. The bike was rebuilt...

So in my rebuilders defense. The bike was rebuilt this last spring and did run great all summer. I posted on here about it not wanting to start in cooler temps and thats what led me to check the...
Forum: Thumpers 09-26-2012, 04:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,512
Posted By hubb255
Ok well my motion pro feeler guage will be here...

Ok well my motion pro feeler guage will be here tomorrow. ( I broke my 006 trying to bend it) Tell you what happens.
Forum: Thumpers 09-25-2012, 03:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,512
Posted By hubb255
LC4 valve clearance?

I have an out of the way question on valve clearance. I'm a real noobie at this. I checked my valves because my bike wasn't starting easy and found I could get a .008 feeler guage in there. I talked...
Forum: Thumpers 09-24-2012, 04:57 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,433
Posted By hubb255
Just figured out why the feeler guage by motion...

Just figured out why the feeler guage by motion pro and the home made one is pointed. Please correct me if Im wrong because I dont want anyone else new to this to be misled. The pad that the rocker...
Forum: Thumpers 09-23-2012, 08:01 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,433
Posted By hubb255
So my valves are all a hair loose. I can feel...

So my valves are all a hair loose. I can feel them rub the feeler guage but I can move the guage back and forth easy. Second, I turned the compression release at the engine and couldnt see any...
Forum: Thumpers 09-23-2012, 06:34 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,433
Posted By hubb255
Back to my valves today then. I will try to find...

Back to my valves today then. I will try to find someone with more mechanical experiance to help me. As for the compression, all I know is you can stand on the kick start and it wont move if its on...
Forum: Thumpers 09-22-2012, 09:07 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,433
Posted By hubb255
Its there and yes I've tried that but I dont...

Its there and yes I've tried that but I dont think its working. I tried kick starting it yesterday after reading the post on it and it doesn't feel any different with it pulled in as it did without...
Forum: Thumpers 09-21-2012, 12:12 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,433
Posted By hubb255
That is one thing I dont know how to check. I...

That is one thing I dont know how to check. I usually just hit the start button. Sometimes if it starts off on the compression stroke ( Im assuming) it rolls really hard for a second then its fine.
Forum: Thumpers 09-21-2012, 07:59 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,433
Posted By hubb255
When I start Ol' Silver in the cold I put the...

When I start Ol' Silver in the cold I put the choke nearly all the way on. (wont barley turn over when choke is any farther) Sometimes that will get it. If not then I will slowly turn the choke back...
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