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Forum: Road warriors 09-23-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 27,077
Posted By Bob59601
Eek The US did not invent capitalism. Do some...

The US did not invent capitalism. Do some research before spouting such silliness.

[QUOTE=Solarbronco;25123980]There is no greater thing in our history than capitalism, it was essentially our gift...
Forum: Road warriors 09-22-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 386
Views: 25,764
Posted By Bob59601
Yes

Yes
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-22-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,094
Posted By Bob59601
Montana is full.:wink:

Montana is full.:wink:
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-29-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 35,602
Views: 9,000,589
Posted By Bob59601
Bloody Dick Road

https://www.google.com/maps/@45.0045735,-113.2173713,15z
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-15-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 9,936
Views: 2,041,783
Posted By Bob59601
:lol3

:lol3
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-17-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,493
Posted By Bob59601
Almost. I changed the front 908 to a tkc 80 and...

Almost. I changed the front 908 to a tkc 80 and still had the wobble although it was not quite so scary when it did happen. Then I changed the rear 908 to a karoo and it was gone. Admittedly the rear...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-17-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,493
Posted By Bob59601
On my bike it was the rear 908 causing the...

On my bike it was the rear 908 causing the wobble, which leads me to suspect the suspension settings - at least in my case.:lurk
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-09-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 9,681
Posted By Bob59601
+2 Also, Desert Solitaire, Down The...

+2

Also, Desert Solitaire, Down The River, and Postcards from Ed
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-15-2013, 08:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,433
Posted By Bob59601
Laugh Why They Ride

This guy nails it too...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TgI9I6TO_lc
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-03-2013, 02:47 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,411
Posted By Bob59601
+1 worry about people be smart about critters.

+1 worry about people be smart about critters.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-30-2013, 08:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 627
Posted By Bob59601
MC USA Article - Best road bike yet from KTM?

:*sip*

http://www.motorcycle-usa.com/175/16910/Motorcycle-Article/2013-KTM-1190-Adventure-First-Ride.aspx
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-28-2013, 06:49 AM
Replies: 35,602
Views: 9,000,589
Posted By Bob59601
That map is very misleading. It does not really...

That map is very misleading. It does not really tell us much other than there are a shitload of accidents in the US. I see what is expected IE more accidents where there are more people.

The...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-27-2013, 11:11 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,041
Posted By Bob59601
Indeed a fault code is thrown until I cycle the...

Indeed a fault code is thrown until I cycle the ignition off and then on. I fail to see the problem here. Am I missing something? :ear

My bike does have an ABS overide switch, however if the bike...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-27-2013, 10:51 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,041
Posted By Bob59601
Laugh Yep and it is simple to do. At least it was on...

Yep and it is simple to do. At least it was on the 990.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-16-2013, 10:07 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 15,834
Posted By Bob59601
uh in my world the first superbike was the 1977...

uh in my world the first superbike was the 1977 yz250 I had as a teenager...:rofl
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-07-2013, 10:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 668
Posted By Bob59601
With the 908s (my preferred tires) I get about...

With the 908s (my preferred tires) I get about 3,000 - 3,500 miles per rear with true 50/50 riding. I would guess with 90% road time mileage would be 2,500 or so. If I were planning this ride and I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-30-2013, 05:49 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,656
Posted By Bob59601
Eh? If you have never ridden dirt the 1190 may be a...

If you have never ridden dirt the 1190 may be a bit ambitious for a first "dirt bike". Learn dirt on something more manageable. The 1190 is a sweet machine for sure.
Forum: Road warriors 07-22-2013, 08:41 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 53,748
Posted By Bob59601
The closest dealer to me is 120 miles away. I...

The closest dealer to me is 120 miles away. I would not give the distance a second thought if I had the coin for one of these beasts.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-18-2013, 02:10 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,188
Posted By Bob59601
Dirt - KTM 300 XCW Touring - Moto Guzzi Norge...

Dirt - KTM 300 XCW
Touring - Moto Guzzi Norge 8V
Around Town / Travel - Moto Guzzi Griso
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-18-2013, 01:54 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 19,786
Posted By Bob59601
In MT I was able to finance (Kawasaki credit) and...

In MT I was able to finance (Kawasaki credit) and license a motorcycle (KLR) without insurance or an MC endorsement. Rode that way for 5 years. Maybe not the smartest thing to do, but it was simple...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-03-2013, 09:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,698
Posted By Bob59601
+1

+1
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-17-2013, 11:12 AM
Replies: 4,326
Views: 438,654
Posted By Bob59601
yeah those RC8s & Superdukes will go anywhere my...

yeah those RC8s & Superdukes will go anywhere my Adventure will....:rofl
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-31-2013, 10:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 528
Posted By Bob59601
If time and mileage are not huge issues I would...

If time and mileage are not huge issues I would check out this route. A couple of the roads on the Crow Reservation might be dirt - not sure it has been almost 10 years since I was down there.
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-04-2013, 03:19 PM
Replies: 3,015
Views: 833,520
Posted By Bob59601
Probably posted before?

Funny **** this one.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TgI9I6TO_lc
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-03-2013, 05:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,503
Posted By Bob59601
or this ...

or this
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TgI9I6TO_lc
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-28-2013, 11:03 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 19,500
Posted By Bob59601
http://www.cycleworld.com/2013/03/28/ktm-950-adven...

http://www.cycleworld.com/2013/03/28/ktm-950-adventure-bike-the-original/
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-06-2013, 01:09 PM
Replies: 6,782
Views: 1,639,432
Posted By Bob59601
Uh seems to me the 9x0 bikes with (im)proper...

Uh seems to me the 9x0 bikes with (im)proper tires can be ridden exactly like that:evil
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-31-2012, 06:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,901
Posted By Bob59601
It depends on how and where you intend to ride. ...

It depends on how and where you intend to ride. I have a KTM Adventure with a high fender kit installed. The stock low fender filled with MUD and snapped off the first time I had the bike off road....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-31-2012, 06:28 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,025
Posted By Bob59601
+1 Loud with spark arrestors in. Nearly...

+1

Loud with spark arrestors in. Nearly funny car loud with spark arrestors out.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-06-2012, 09:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,296
Posted By Bob59601
.....and we think the current 9xx oil change...

.....and we think the current 9xx oil change makes a mess in the garage.....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-06-2012, 09:12 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 504
Posted By Bob59601
KTM Sponsors Project K Flat Track Team

I saw this on Mototcycle USA this morning.

http://www.motorcycle-usa.com/504/13002/Motorcycle-Article/KTM-Sponsors-Project-K-Flat-Track-Team.aspx
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-14-2012, 08:22 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,424
Posted By Bob59601
+1 Gumbo..... It only takes one trip off...

+1 Gumbo.....

It only takes one trip off road in muddy conditions to rip that low front fender off. In my case it was the first trip off road with a brand new bike. ugh. I put on the high...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-14-2012, 08:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 959
Posted By Bob59601
+1

+1
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-04-2011, 06:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 979
Posted By Bob59601
+1 I also bought a 2010 standard and if I...

+1

I also bought a 2010 standard and if I had it to do over again I would have gone with the R. I do like the ABS on the highway, but I wish it would not automatically default to on when the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-17-2011, 09:33 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,571
Posted By Bob59601
NY Times Article on Adventure Riders.

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/10/14/automobiles/tough-bikes-for-suburban-adventurers.html?_r=1&ref=autospecial2
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-01-2011, 09:16 AM
Replies: 11,189
Views: 2,387,608
Posted By Bob59601
Installed BDCW skid plate, BDCW stand relocator,...

Installed BDCW skid plate, BDCW stand relocator, KTM crash bars, and rode to Southern UT and Northern AZ.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-26-2011, 05:20 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,108
Posted By Bob59601
That coffee store used to house the Bike Shack,...

That coffee store used to house the Bike Shack, which had bicycle rentals, Yurt rentals in the winter, and snowmobile shuttles for backcountry skiing. Kinda sad to see it just serving up coffee. ...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-17-2011, 08:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,793
Posted By Bob59601
I have 16,000 miles on my 2010 Adventure. I ride...

I have 16,000 miles on my 2010 Adventure. I ride about 50/50 on/off road everything from rocky single track to a trip to WV and back. This bike is the most fun to ride most reliable motorcycle I...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-21-2011, 07:09 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 422
Posted By Bob59601
Dunlop D908 sidewall strength

Greetings,

I had an incident the other day with a d908rr i want to share. I was heading home from a ride. I noticed the bike bouncing as I was going down the highway. I did not really think ...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-12-2011, 07:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 711
Posted By Bob59601
I have the KTM top box which I believe is the...

I have the KTM top box which I believe is the same as the Gobi. My XL Arai Profile barely fits after slight modification of the interior top with a heat gun. Uh modification of the box NOT the...
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