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Forum: Beasts 12-22-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,757
Posted By gjcarving
There is already a HUGE thread on this! Its under...

There is already a HUGE thread on this! Its under 2014 Africa Twin.
Forum: Thumpers 12-19-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 13,055
Views: 671,284
Posted By gjcarving
Op

OP here. Just had to drop in and see what was going on. Never thought this post would create just short of 13,000 posts. WOW!!
Forum: Beasts 11-16-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 4,339
Views: 825,128
Posted By gjcarving
To be honest I am kind of hoping this "True...

To be honest I am kind of hoping this "True Adventure" turns out to be a Honda version of the KTM 640A. I had one and it was a fantastic bike. I would love if this Honda was modern 650r like motor...
Forum: Thumpers 11-12-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 102,418
Views: 20,054,860
Posted By gjcarving
They do! But, it is an exchange and you have to...

They do! But, it is an exchange and you have to like Orange...:1drink
Forum: Thumpers 07-26-2014, 10:52 PM
Replies: 102,418
Views: 20,054,860
Posted By gjcarving
I think 60 MPG is pretty optimistic. I know some...

I think 60 MPG is pretty optimistic. I know some say they get it, but I find it hard to believe unless you are super lean or baby the hell out of the bike.

I live between 6-7000 ft, and I am...
Forum: Regional forums 06-23-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 18,202
Posted By gjcarving
Congrats on the new addition! But what happened...

Congrats on the new addition! But what happened to the XR?
Forum: Thumpers 05-18-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 102,418
Views: 20,054,860
Posted By gjcarving
Just snapped the plastic lever off.

Just snapped the plastic lever off.
Forum: Thumpers 05-18-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 102,418
Views: 20,054,860
Posted By gjcarving
Don't think so but never sure. Just look how the...

Don't think so but never sure. Just look how the acerbis one sticks out compared to stock or the raptor. Like waiting for something to possible hook it. Also, don't think my boot hitting the metal...
Forum: Thumpers 05-18-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 102,418
Views: 20,054,860
Posted By gjcarving
I had a failure. Almost left me stranded. Won't...

I had a failure. Almost left me stranded. Won't take my chances again. I'm sure there have been many other failures. Most riders or at least the ones I know aren't on forums or don't always post...
Forum: Thumpers 05-18-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 102,418
Views: 20,054,860
Posted By gjcarving
Acerbis Petcock Broke!

Hello. Just an FYI for people using the Provided Acerbis Petcock. I was out riding off road on Friday and went down down not particularly hard or fast. In short, I dumped the bike on it's right...
Forum: Thumpers 02-05-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 13,055
Views: 671,284
Posted By gjcarving
What have I created???:grim

What have I created???:grim
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,225
Posted By gjcarving
WR250R at Altitude...

Looking for information from WR250r owners only with experience with these bikes at high altitudes. I live at 7,000 ft, and will ride the bike all the way up to 13,000 or so on NM and CO roads both...
Forum: Beasts 01-12-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,612
Posted By gjcarving
Anyone Switch from 950/990 to Super Tenere?

Hello. Just curious if there are any owners here who made the switch from a 950/990 series bike. Would love to get some feedback on why?, and the personal differences you feel between the two....
Forum: Beasts 01-11-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 673
Views: 116,114
Posted By gjcarving
The new bike and all the updates seem great in...

The new bike and all the updates seem great in terms of competing with the competition. I think I would like most all of the updates but would be unsure of the electronic suspension but yamaha seems...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-18-2013, 02:44 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 43,068
Posted By gjcarving
Cool! Was actually down at Santa Fe Motor sports...

Cool! Was actually down at Santa Fe Motor sports a few hours ago and saw your bike in the back. Congrats!!!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-18-2013, 02:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 694
Posted By gjcarving
This is AWESOME! Just goes to show doubters what...

This is AWESOME! Just goes to show doubters what these big bikes can do and are capable of. Comes down to the rider. Great job Guys!!!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-17-2013, 11:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,310
Posted By gjcarving
Others will chime in for sure, and there may be...

Others will chime in for sure, and there may be multiple causes. I do know though that sometimes milky looking oil can do with moisture condensing and not getting burned off. From what I have...
Forum: Beasts 12-14-2013, 08:59 PM
Replies: 673
Views: 116,114
Posted By gjcarving
2014 Lower Ground Clearance?

I may have missed this in the thread, but I am wondering about the lower ground clearance of the 2014. Seems that it lost 15mm and you can visually see exhaust or something hanging lower in the...
Forum: Thumpers 11-23-2013, 08:14 PM
Replies: 46,415
Views: 9,314,675
Posted By gjcarving
Safari Tank. Clear or Not

I am going to be picking one of these bikes up, and will be adding a Safari. I know the clear has it's advantages as you can always see the gas. But, I really like the look with the blue one. I...
Forum: Thumpers 11-23-2013, 04:13 PM
Replies: 13,055
Views: 671,284
Posted By gjcarving
Anybody buy a WR250R and regret it???

Wondering if anyone got a WR250R and later regretted it. And If so why? I have heard a lot of great things about these bikes, and only a few negatives. Just would like to ask the question as...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-16-2013, 05:39 PM
Replies: 664
Views: 264,554
Posted By gjcarving
WOW! If you are talking about Santa Fe...

WOW! If you are talking about Santa Fe Motorsports I would find that very surprising.
Forum: Vendors 10-19-2013, 10:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,198
Posted By gjcarving
Email sent on the new set of guards. Also, does...

Email sent on the new set of guards. Also, does this set have the eased inside for better fit. Sounds like it but just checking. Thanks.
Forum: Beasts 10-15-2013, 08:09 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,855
Posted By gjcarving
Thanks! For some reason this did not come up...

Thanks! For some reason this did not come up when I searched.
Forum: Beasts 10-15-2013, 06:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,855
Posted By gjcarving
Why So many Super Teneres for sale???

Hello. I have been interested in this bike since the initial spy shots of it. But recently and throughout the last summer I have seen many of these bikes up for sale. Some with very, very low...
Forum: Regional forums 09-28-2013, 07:25 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 17,934
Posted By gjcarving
It will still be cold but you guys could head...

It will still be cold but you guys could head south and ride in the Jemez Mountains. Lot's of great riding there as many of you probably know. I don't know just a suggestion as the weather is...
Forum: Thumpers 09-25-2013, 07:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 493
Posted By gjcarving
KTM 640 Adventure Hepco Becker Guards WEAK! Switch to Carbon?

Hello. So I have a relatively new to me {4 months} 06 Adventure. It came with Hepco Becker Tank Guards and in the few months that I have owned it I have dropped it twice on the same side. In...
Forum: Regional forums 09-24-2013, 06:52 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 52,287
Posted By gjcarving
Cool! Where was that first photo taken, and was...

Cool! Where was that first photo taken, and was it on the CAM ride? I'd like to try that section of trail next year. Have fun on the NM trip. Sad I can't make it but happy for all you guys. ...
Forum: Regional forums 09-22-2013, 04:16 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 17,934
Posted By gjcarving
Know all you guy's are going to have a GREAT time...

Know all you guy's are going to have a GREAT time and a lot of fun riding and meeting great people!!! I did the San Juan 500 and it was a blast. Would be doing this one also but unfortunately prior...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-19-2013, 09:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,649
Posted By gjcarving
950 Adventure. Exhaust 2 into 2 or 2 into 1 Pros and cons???

I'm going to be ordering an Exhaust within the next week. I am going with Remus as the brand, but am trying to decide between 2 into 2 and 2 into 1. Any information on the pros and cons or...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-19-2013, 06:48 PM
Replies: 19,162
Views: 7,881,599
Posted By gjcarving
[/QUOTE] I'm actually interested in the...

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I'm actually interested in the shield pictured on your bike if you don't mind? Thanks!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-17-2013, 08:41 PM
Replies: 11,189
Views: 2,388,401
Posted By gjcarving
If you don't mind me asking what windshield is...

If you don't mind me asking what windshield is that you have? Thanks!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-17-2013, 12:56 PM
Replies: 19,162
Views: 7,881,599
Posted By gjcarving
Hello. Wondering what size Rotopax that is you...

Hello. Wondering what size Rotopax that is you have on your rack? Thanks!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-08-2013, 07:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,482
Posted By gjcarving
To Exhaust, or not to Exhaust... That is the ?

Hello. I have a new to me 950 ADV and am currently adding things to it. My question is for those of you who have owned the bike for awhile about exhausts. Is it more of just a sound and prestige...
Forum: Regional forums 07-30-2013, 09:33 PM
Replies: 1,202
Views: 104,943
Posted By gjcarving
Those photos look great! I'll have to try that...

Those photos look great! I'll have to try that area next time I'm up there. Thanks again to all who put this together!!!!! John, Mark, Matt... and anyone else who helped. Had a great time on the...
Forum: Regional forums 07-19-2013, 10:17 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 13,077
Posted By gjcarving
LUCKY DOG!!!!::rilla:rilla:rilla:rilla:rilla:rilla

LUCKY DOG!!!!::rilla:rilla:rilla:rilla:rilla:rilla
Forum: Regional forums 07-19-2013, 08:00 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 13,077
Posted By gjcarving
Looking forward to meeting you all soon. My...

Looking forward to meeting you all soon. My buddy and I are leaving Santa Fe in T Minus 48 hrs and counting!!!!! See you all there Sunday Afternoon. Safe Journeys getting there. My best, Greg
Forum: Regional forums 07-05-2013, 04:54 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 13,077
Posted By gjcarving
Yeah that's about how my wife feels about my new...

Yeah that's about how my wife feels about my new to me 950. "Are you going to put a box on the back like you had on the Vstrom?" I'll have to see what you come up with as I wasn't planning on it.
...
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2013, 07:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 396
Posted By gjcarving
High Altitude Jetting 06 KTM 640 ADV

Hello, I recently picked up and 06 Adventure and am working on getting it jetted properly for my altitude. I am living at 7,000 ft, and run mostly from 4-12k in ft. Looking for anyone in high...
Forum: Regional forums 06-02-2013, 07:59 AM
Replies: 1,202
Views: 104,943
Posted By gjcarving
Welcome from a fellow New Mexican. My first time...

Welcome from a fellow New Mexican. My first time out there also. Look forward to meeting you!
Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2013, 09:50 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,719
Posted By gjcarving
Yeah, this looks pretty cool! I wouldn't mind...

Yeah, this looks pretty cool! I wouldn't mind one for my newly acquired 640. Please keep us updated on progress and price. Cool that you are taking the initiative to do this!:thumb
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