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Forum: Ride reports 10-08-2014, 05:02 AM
Replies: 284
Views: 72,019
Posted By rnrdozer
Scott, thanks again for posting the tracks...

Scott, thanks again for posting the tracks through the Garmin adventure site. I've got Baja on the brain pretty bad right now! trying to put together a really challenging ride. I've read about a...
Forum: Ride reports 10-07-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 72,019
Posted By rnrdozer
Sounds like a great trip Ged, have fun and keep...

Sounds like a great trip Ged, have fun and keep us posted on the road conditions. I will be down in Cabo and Los Barriles from Oct 20th to the 27th. I'm taking my 13 year old son on a 2 day ride...
Forum: Ride reports 10-07-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 72,019
Posted By rnrdozer
Ged, when are you planning your ride south? I'm...

Ged, when are you planning your ride south? I'm planning on putting a trip together in early February. I was thinking maybe riding to Loreto and back. probably use some of scotts routes as well.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-04-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 673
Posted By rnrdozer
I'm not sure if your heated grips are different...

I'm not sure if your heated grips are different than mine but I've installed quite a few over the years and they have separate wires for the low and high setting. I've just used a three way switch...
Forum: Thumpers 09-30-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 344
Posted By rnrdozer
Thanks for the information! looks like a nice kit...

Thanks for the information! looks like a nice kit you put together. Ill be setting one up myself now! that's for sure.
Forum: Thumpers 09-30-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 344
Posted By rnrdozer
KTM 500 battery failure

So while I was about 70 miles from civilization my 13' 500 exc decided to quit running. I had been smelling sulfur so I had an idea it was the battery. It wouldn't run without the battery so I guess...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-30-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 539
Posted By rnrdozer
Glad to hear I'm not the only one!...

Glad to hear I'm not the only one!...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-30-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 539
Posted By rnrdozer
I had the same problem on my 08 990, after taking...

I had the same problem on my 08 990, after taking it to the dealer it ended up being a small wire that was running up the frame that was shorting out. I had done an oil change and while putting the...
Forum: Trip Planning 09-29-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,336
Posted By rnrdozer
I have a KTM 500 and the book says every 15hrs....

I have a KTM 500 and the book says every 15hrs. On a bike the hours should be a better gauge of engine wear. I packed paper funnels and after buying a gallon jug of water we poured that into our...
Forum: Americas 09-18-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,775
Posted By rnrdozer
I just bought 3 of them from these guys and got...

I just bought 3 of them from these guys and got them in the mail 2 days later. they do ding you $20 for shipping though.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-26-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,604
Posted By rnrdozer
cd-g, I have an 08' 990 and am also 6'4" tall. I...

cd-g, I have an 08' 990 and am also 6'4" tall. I put the fastway pegs on mine and put them in the lower position. its good for about 10mm lower and moves them back slightly. also the seat is a must...
Forum: Ride reports 07-10-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 15,229
Posted By rnrdozer
Thanks CordR, the KTM 500 is really a nice bike....

Thanks CordR, the KTM 500 is really a nice bike. It does require more maintenance with oil changes because of the small oil capacity be its great for the tight trails. I think If I was going to...
Forum: Americas 01-04-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,775
Posted By rnrdozer
MKJ, I've pm'd you twice now with no response....

MKJ, I've pm'd you twice now with no response. I'm guessing you are out of the almanacs?
Forum: Ride reports 03-08-2013, 03:26 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 15,229
Posted By rnrdozer
Thanks for reading it Ceasar! and thanks for for...

Thanks for reading it Ceasar! and thanks for for 990 oil change line. Thats a great idea, saves hours of nonsense removing shroudes and tanks just to change the oil. I'm looking forward to checking...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-08-2013, 09:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 565
Posted By rnrdozer
Hi osmanaltug, my problem ended up being a...

Hi osmanaltug, my problem ended up being a grounded out wire. when I changed the oil and removed the crash bars I inadvertently clamped it back over a small wire running down the frame rail and it...
Forum: Ride reports 03-04-2013, 09:16 AM
Replies: 388
Views: 84,801
Posted By rnrdozer
LW, this was definitely the trail we took, or as...

LW, this was definitely the trail we took, or as I called it "the what the f@#k were we thinking trail" but I think the official name is the 8 mile trail. I ride rocks all the time at home for fun,...
Forum: Ride reports 03-03-2013, 01:22 PM
Replies: 388
Views: 84,801
Posted By rnrdozer
Great job so far on the RR LW!! I'm jealous of...

Great job so far on the RR LW!! I'm jealous of all the great pictures you can take riding two up. It slows things down so much to keep stopping to take pictures I'm always looking back and wishing I...
Forum: Ride reports 03-03-2013, 01:05 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 15,229
Posted By rnrdozer
LittleWan, I've been following your RR and...

LittleWan, I've been following your RR and enjoying the hell out of it!! you are one tough cookie to ride on the back of a 990 through the stuff you guys are riding. If you did the "what the fuck...
Forum: Ride reports 03-01-2013, 04:06 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 24,301
Posted By rnrdozer
Diggerled, I remember you guys! I was hoping to...

Diggerled, I remember you guys! I was hoping to meet up with a few ADVers in Loreto this year but it was a small group. did you guys make it down this year?
Forum: Ride reports 03-01-2013, 11:45 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 45,961
Posted By rnrdozer
Al, I attended one of Paul Thede's seminars last...

Al, I attended one of Paul Thede's seminars last summer and got the book! Great job on the book! I even enjoyed the humor thrown in here and there.
Forum: Ride reports 03-01-2013, 11:39 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 15,229
Posted By rnrdozer
Thanks Krazygloo, I checked out your website, It...

Thanks Krazygloo, I checked out your website, It kind of makes my ride report look a bit weak!! you guys do some cool stuff! I think this summer we plan to do the discovery route through oregon. This...
Forum: Ride reports 02-28-2013, 08:32 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 45,961
Posted By rnrdozer
So that was you guys!!! Sorry for the near...

So that was you guys!!! Sorry for the near spoiler! We rode that section headed north and the LB maps sent you right through the not so dry lake. We rode out on it about 100 yards and decided to take...
Forum: Ride reports 02-28-2013, 08:08 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 15,229
Posted By rnrdozer
Gregg, I agree about the oil changing! we tried...

Gregg, I agree about the oil changing! we tried to keep it close to the ktm maintenance schedual which is every 15hrs. The new moter shares the engine and tranny oil so I really felt the need to keep...
Forum: Ride reports 02-28-2013, 08:00 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 15,229
Posted By rnrdozer
Glad to hear you say that! I tried to keep it...

Glad to hear you say that! I tried to keep it simple without too much text. I'm the same way, If a report is too lengthy I tend to skip over most of the text and just look at pictures. Thanks for...
Forum: Ride reports 02-28-2013, 07:56 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 15,229
Posted By rnrdozer
thanks Diggerled, you know you can always own...

thanks Diggerled, you know you can always own more than one bike!! sounds like your in need of another!:evil
Forum: Ride reports 02-27-2013, 10:15 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 15,229
Posted By rnrdozer
Thanks! now I can get back to work!! I went...

Thanks! now I can get back to work!! I went through my trip report pretty fast and it still took alot of time! We ended up riding a little over 1700 miles. My bike started with 15 hrs. on it and...
Forum: Ride reports 02-27-2013, 10:10 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 15,229
Posted By rnrdozer
thanks Bgunn, I'm already dreaming of going back!...

thanks Bgunn, I'm already dreaming of going back! I guess its a little addicting going down there! Cheers to you!!
Forum: Ride reports 02-27-2013, 08:58 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 15,229
Posted By rnrdozer
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Guadalupe hot springs to Jamul<o:p></o:p>
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This would be our final day in Baja. The plan...
Forum: Ride reports 02-26-2013, 05:31 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 15,229
Posted By rnrdozer
Thanks, enjoying your ride report as well,...

Thanks, enjoying your ride report as well, looking forward to your adventures! My son is only 11 so I have to wait to take him down to Baja! I hope there's still some dirt by then! I think we were...
Forum: Ride reports 02-26-2013, 05:00 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 45,961
Posted By rnrdozer
Sorry!! enjoying your report!

Sorry!! enjoying your report!
Forum: Ride reports 02-26-2013, 03:46 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 15,229
Posted By rnrdozer
Thanks Mark! and thanks for your help on tracks!,...

Thanks Mark! and thanks for your help on tracks!, and I'll bet you could hit these tracks just fine! Cheers:freaky
Forum: Ride reports 02-26-2013, 03:22 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 15,229
Posted By rnrdozer
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Gonzaga to Guadalupe hot springs<o:p></o:p>
We woke up to the usual beautiful sunrise over the sea of...
Forum: Ride reports 02-26-2013, 02:08 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 15,229
Posted By rnrdozer
Sweet! I'm sure we'll be back down there so maybe...

Sweet! I'm sure we'll be back down there so maybe we will meet up!
Forum: Ride reports 02-26-2013, 02:06 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 15,229
Posted By rnrdozer
Haywood, the road of of mike's to El Coyote was...

Haywood, the road of of mike's to El Coyote was in good shape as far as I'm concerned. Its a bit rocky in a few sections but not too bad. There is the one creek crossing which was easy as the water...
Forum: Ride reports 02-26-2013, 09:38 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 15,229
Posted By rnrdozer
Now we just need to get you down here Raymond!

Now we just need to get you down here Raymond!
Forum: Ride reports 02-26-2013, 09:37 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 15,229
Posted By rnrdozer
Glad I could help get your butt to Baja Joe!...

Glad I could help get your butt to Baja Joe! thanks for joining us!
Forum: Ride reports 02-26-2013, 09:35 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 15,229
Posted By rnrdozer
Yes Boonie, Tank paniers! I kind of felt like an...

Yes Boonie, Tank paniers! I kind of felt like an old man putting them on, but I guess I am getting to be an old man!! They were nice though for all the small stuff you need throughout the day. I...
Forum: Ride reports 02-26-2013, 09:31 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 15,229
Posted By rnrdozer
Thanks Monte, your gonna have to quit selling...

Thanks Monte, your gonna have to quit selling your cars and get your butt to Baja!
Forum: Ride reports 02-25-2013, 06:49 PM
Replies: 415
Views: 70,882
Posted By rnrdozer
:lurksubscribed already Dafoole!

:lurksubscribed already Dafoole!
Forum: Ride reports 02-25-2013, 08:35 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 15,229
Posted By rnrdozer
Thanks, Dirtdiver. Ya Rich was a big help for...

Thanks, Dirtdiver. Ya Rich was a big help for sure. He knows the area really well and he has tracks for most every area. Its guys like him that make this site such a grear resource.
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