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Forum: Equipment 11-27-2013, 08:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,621
Posted By xlthumper
i have the worste luck, i love my misano jacket...

i have the worste luck, i love my misano jacket but this is my second one that leaks in the fore arm just at the vent area, klim has been excellent and stand behind the product, very important to me....
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-09-2013, 09:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 740
Posted By xlthumper
Thank you thank you. Ha ha.

Thank you thank you. Ha ha.
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-09-2013, 07:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 740
Posted By xlthumper
Ya it was tough and we are safe. Worste part is...

Ya it was tough and we are safe. Worste part is my mother in law is here from Calgary and she is apart of another flooding. Lol poor woman.
I did not realize how much I did yesterday until I was...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-09-2013, 05:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 740
Posted By xlthumper
what a ride home

Ok so as some of you may know. Toronto had a rain storm that flooded most of the west end. Unfortunately. That means me.

So it all started when I received a message from my wife that the basement...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-09-2013, 05:05 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 307
Posted By xlthumper
what a ride home

Ok so as some of you may know. Toronto had a rain storm that flooded most of the west end. Unfortunately. That means me.

So it all started when I received a message from my wife that the basement...
Forum: Thumpers 06-16-2013, 09:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,748
Posted By xlthumper
Hahahaha. Ya apparantly there are these things...

Hahahaha. Ya apparantly there are these things called. Multi cylinder bikes. So strange
Forum: Thumpers 06-16-2013, 02:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,748
Posted By xlthumper
only thumpers for me the only other would be v...

only thumpers for me the only other would be v twin only because i like the sound but my 640 adventure is perfect for me. great commuter but i honestly hate tarmac so when i get to the dirt i still...
Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2013, 10:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 745
Posted By xlthumper
ok so what is the 640 adventure based on, i...

ok so what is the 640 adventure based on, i figured a rallye would be way more of everything, so was it just the concept and nothing else? think i kinda just hoped my bike was a severely detuned...
Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2013, 03:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 745
Posted By xlthumper
how different are they

ok i have a 2006 640 adventure. i now it is looesely based on the 660 rallye design, how different are they really? suspension, frame, engine similar or completely different, of course i know the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-30-2013, 07:54 PM
Replies: 9,124
Views: 1,994,066
Posted By xlthumper
Well had my 06 640A just over one yr. The most I...

Well had my 06 640A just over one yr. The most I have not been on it is 3 weeks. I love it. Perfect for everything I do. Street, trail,daily commute. The only changes from stock are saddle bags and...
Forum: Ride reports 12-12-2012, 09:51 PM
Replies: 4,878
Views: 3,298,146
Posted By xlthumper
Hey guys and lady. Loving this ride. Rod. How...

Hey guys and lady. Loving this ride. Rod. How long have you had this bike and what kind of shake down were you able to do before this trip. I hope it all got worked out and you enjoyed the most that...
Forum: Thumpers 12-04-2012, 06:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 812
Posted By xlthumper
carburated 690 ktm motor

Ok so I have been wondering this. Has anyone tried to make the 690 enduro motor carburator? It seem as if the FI from the earlier models is very problematic and the solution would be to scrap it...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-03-2012, 08:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,834
Posted By xlthumper
Where you guys live. what are the rules for...

Where you guys live. what are the rules for passenger age. Our laws are kinda vague the only thing I can establish is if the feet touch the pegs then it's ok. I want to take my son for a country ride...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-02-2012, 08:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 765
Posted By xlthumper
That is awesome. We don't have winters like that...

That is awesome. We don't have winters like that in the city anymore. When I was a kid we made snowhills in our back yard to toboggan on. Now 6 inches is an emergency and nobody goes to work. Lol.
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-01-2012, 10:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,834
Posted By xlthumper
Awesome. I was on my dad's motocross bike when I...

Awesome. I was on my dad's motocross bike when I was about 4 or 5 years old. I took my son on the bike this summer to go up and down the street. He is 6 and now he wants his own bike. Now my daughter...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-01-2012, 10:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 765
Posted By xlthumper
i missed this.

Ok so this is not really an epic journey. But man it was fun to ride in the snow again. I went to workfriday afternoon, I drive city transit in Toronto Canada for a living and when the snow started...
Forum: Ride reports 11-29-2012, 09:17 PM
Replies: 4,878
Views: 3,298,146
Posted By xlthumper
if i don't have atleast one water crossing during...

if i don't have atleast one water crossing during an excursion, i am a really unsatisfied camper, thank gosh for ditches on the way home from work every night :rofl great RR this is the only one i...
Forum: Thumpers 11-17-2012, 06:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 381
Posted By xlthumper
whats the difference

Ok so I have:deal a 2006 Ktm adventure lc4. So it is pretty much stock except saddle bags and Heidenau k60 90/90/21 140/80/18. Now I have heard a lot of negative comments about the tires. Like from...
Forum: Equipment 11-07-2012, 07:14 PM
Replies: 593
Views: 98,076
Posted By xlthumper
i was thinking the exact same thing for the pant...

i was thinking the exact same thing for the pant leg. never did like velcro, is it difficult to do? i have never done begore, i was thinking a winter project,
Forum: Equipment 11-07-2012, 08:09 AM
Replies: 593
Views: 98,076
Posted By xlthumper
I have traverse pants and latitude jacket, very...

I have traverse pants and latitude jacket, very comfortable on both. I would like a better lower leg closure system on the traverse. It opens and burnt the velcro. I have been in many rain storms....
Forum: Thumpers 10-14-2012, 07:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 788
Posted By xlthumper
Thank you all for the answers and now I go plan...

Thank you all for the answers and now I go plan my ride and camp with my budday.

Have a great ride where ever you are.
Forum: Thumpers 10-13-2012, 10:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 788
Posted By xlthumper
Thank you SRG so either we both have problems or...

Thank you SRG so either we both have problems or we r ok. Lol. Are u also on an lc4, any idea why they bubble like that. That much air does not seem as if it would lube the parts that efficiently.
Forum: Thumpers 10-13-2012, 09:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 788
Posted By xlthumper
Ok so this seems to be normal. I have never had a...

Ok so this seems to be normal. I have never had a site glass before so this has bothered me. So just to clarify. The entire window is just thousands of bubbles. no solid fluid In yours SRG? That's...
Forum: Thumpers 10-13-2012, 07:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 788
Posted By xlthumper
lc4 bubbly oil

Ok have a question. When I start my engine and I watch The oil window. The oil disappears and then starts to refill and it is pure bubbly oil. Is this normal? Even after riding for a half an hour it...
Forum: Thumpers 09-19-2012, 05:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 483
Posted By xlthumper
Laromonster. Thank you. and nice looking bike.

Laromonster. Thank you. and nice looking bike.
Forum: Thumpers 09-18-2012, 10:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 483
Posted By xlthumper
tt headlight guard on 2006 adventure

hello i was about to purchase the TT headlight guard for the 640 adventure when i saw the note saying that it is not a good fit for 05 and newer, i have an 06, is it a matter of just bending the arms...
Forum: Thumpers 07-29-2012, 09:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 634
Posted By xlthumper
i did read the carb mods the onlythting that...

i did read the carb mods the onlythting that will benefit me is the 4th clip and drilling the slide on top, the bike came from factory with a 152 or 155 in toronto and that is correct for the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-19-2012, 11:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 634
Posted By xlthumper
thank you for the reply i am just going to...

thank you for the reply i am just going to uncorck it and go from there, any difference in low end grunt when you did it, i have an open air box and jetting is fine for my altitude here, after that...
Forum: Thumpers 07-18-2012, 10:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 634
Posted By xlthumper
supertrapp mod

hello i have the ktm 640a 2006 i want to uncork it but i am worried it might get to loud if i keep the same amount of disc inside, question is, if it is too loud can i just remove some disc and get...
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2012, 08:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 546
Posted By xlthumper
hey guys thanks for the quick replys, i have gone...

hey guys thanks for the quick replys, i have gone thru the thread and could not find my actual important question answered, the oil consumption part, is this the normal on these engines, my dad use...
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2012, 12:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 546
Posted By xlthumper
640 adv oil

hello everyone this is just a quick question. my 06 adventure on the hi way uses oil pretty quickly in my thoughts. i did about 100kms sitting at around 125 kms hr and then i had had to top up the...
Forum: Thumpers 10-24-2011, 09:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,184
Posted By xlthumper
Ok so after a cple of replies I started thinkin...

Ok so after a cple of replies I started thinkin of my specifics. The abrupt on off throttle is definitely tricky. I would like the low to mid increase . I think the what it is that I was having...
Forum: Thumpers 10-21-2011, 06:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,184
Posted By xlthumper
I would like to keep the bike fairly standard for...

I would like to keep the bike fairly standard for now so I will rejet the carb. I kinda open the airbox by accident. Forgot to put back the snorkel. That helped. I wiuld like to de core the exhaust...
Forum: Thumpers 10-18-2011, 01:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,184
Posted By xlthumper
06 640 adventure questions

hello everyone
my name is laurence and i have just purchased a 06 640 adventure a cple months ago. first off i absolutely love the machine it is exactly what i want, in canada specifically...
Forum: Vendors 05-28-2009, 11:21 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 22,385
Posted By xlthumper
Besides, things like water hazards etc... you...

Besides, things like water hazards etc... you wouldn't know where etc.. unless you reccie the route the day before. And one person's hazard is another person's playground. We came up to a fallen tree...
Forum: Vendors 05-27-2009, 11:44 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 22,385
Posted By xlthumper
Hey Michael thanks for the compliment it is hard...

Hey Michael thanks for the compliment it is hard to get me in a down mood to start but put me in dirt with my bike and u wood need to beat the smile off my face. i think if i had a bike worth more...
Forum: Vendors 05-25-2009, 10:04 AM
Replies: 312
Views: 22,385
Posted By xlthumper
well i just wanted to say thank you to all for...

well i just wanted to say thank you to all for this week end i just had to join the forum after meeting such a great bunch of ppl. i will say that my butt was sore on the way home but thankfully it...
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