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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-01-2013, 10:14 AM
Replies: 400
Views: 25,368
Posted By ravine
Thanks Dean. Are you sure sure going via Upper...

Thanks Dean. Are you sure sure going via Upper Lake is the best route? Last time I went that way I found it to be steep, bumpy, and dusty slog. I'm not towing a trailer but that's still the kind of...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-01-2013, 09:28 AM
Replies: 400
Views: 25,368
Posted By ravine
[QUOTE=K. L. Rocket;21308413]Anyone got an...

[QUOTE=K. L. Rocket;21308413]Anyone got an inflator (and vinyl patch kit, just in case)?


/QUOTE]

I have a 12volt electric pump and a portable deep cycle dry cell battery. The pump is designed...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-29-2013, 12:41 PM
Replies: 400
Views: 25,368
Posted By ravine
I'm interested and will be bringing a bike. I...

I'm interested and will be bringing a bike. I plan to arrive Saturday morning. There's a small chance I could get there as early as Friday afternoon.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-12-2013, 12:07 AM
Replies: 400
Views: 25,368
Posted By ravine
I'm thinking about hauling my bike up inside my...

I'm thinking about hauling my bike up inside my sprinter van this year. Its been a long time since I made it to Pilsbury via middle creek. Is the route manageable in a vehicle that is notoriously bad...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-20-2013, 07:40 PM
Replies: 400
Views: 25,368
Posted By ravine
In! Paypal money sent. Riding in, camping, and...

In! Paypal money sent. Riding in, camping, and eating.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-21-2012, 01:28 PM
Replies: 442
Views: 33,075
Posted By ravine
Regardless of the date I'm IN :thumb I had a...

Regardless of the date I'm IN :thumb
I had a lot of fun riding with Keith, Paul, and Chris last year.

I plan to do the same thing this year: Truck the bike up, stay in the group campground, and...
Forum: Thumpers 08-11-2011, 12:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 641
Posted By ravine
Sounds a lot like what I recently went through....

Sounds a lot like what I recently went through. My spark plug boot was cracked and shorting on the head. Get the bike in a dark garage and look for sparks.
Forum: Thumpers 07-15-2011, 09:13 AM
Replies: 881
Views: 101,753
Posted By ravine
75041023010 SEAL RING ...

75041023010 SEAL RING

http://ktmworld.com/ktm_oem_parts_schematic.asp?schematicId=72283&itemNumber=75041023010

#21 in the diagram

Somewhat unique. Not the same as the #18 o-ring, but...
Forum: Thumpers 07-15-2011, 12:42 AM
Replies: 881
Views: 101,753
Posted By ravine
Wicked Back on topic at last. TuneECU appears to have...

Back on topic at last. TuneECU appears to have helped solve my stalling problem. :clapLooks like I won't be seeing the KTM tech soon after all.

The short version of the story-

I didn't want...
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2011, 09:37 AM
Replies: 881
Views: 101,753
Posted By ravine
Update: Stalling problem has NOT been solved....

Update: Stalling problem has NOT been solved. Bike died at a stop sign (luckily on a quite side street) 20 minutes into the first ride back from the shop. No FI light or any other symptoms other than...
Forum: Thumpers 07-08-2011, 12:41 PM
Replies: 881
Views: 101,753
Posted By ravine
My suggestion is to get the G2. I really liked...

My suggestion is to get the G2. I really liked while the bike was still running well. It makes a big difference in reducing the binary like throttle response. I think the correlation between the G2...
Forum: Thumpers 06-20-2011, 11:13 PM
Replies: 881
Views: 101,753
Posted By ravine
Hey Uller, have you solved your stalling issue? ...

Hey Uller, have you solved your stalling issue?

My '08 690E just started having a similar problem. I installed a G2 throttle tamer 2 weeks ago. Now stalls right after warm restarts. It will start...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-26-2011, 09:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 734
Posted By ravine
Thanks for the update. I submitted my comments...

Thanks for the update. I submitted my comments last week. Let's hope there's at least one sensible and sympathetic civil servent decision maker in the process that proposes a more viable solution.
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2011, 06:06 PM
Replies: 881
Views: 101,753
Posted By ravine
Try loading a different ep map from your computer...

Try loading a different ep map from your computer first. Mine read just fine after that.
Forum: Ride reports 05-10-2011, 09:34 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 15,474
Posted By ravine
I think mine are STILL wet... What a great...

I think mine are STILL wet...

What a great weekend! Thanks to everyone that organized it and worked selflessly to make sure we all had a good time. :thumb
Forum: Thumpers 05-03-2011, 10:55 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 12,346
Posted By ravine
Don't count on the gear or even the speedo to be...

Don't count on the gear or even the speedo to be good. Speedo sender/gear failure is very common on the 605. Parts for both are hard, if not impossible to find. I gave up and installed a bicycle...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-03-2011, 10:33 PM
Replies: 536
Views: 33,364
Posted By ravine
I have a big pile of ceder planks from a deck I...

I have a big pile of ceder planks from a deck I demo'd just last week. Not the best of firewood but If we have room in the truck I will bring some of the dry and non-rotted stuff.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-20-2011, 10:28 AM
Replies: 4,619
Views: 398,064
Posted By ravine
Ok, here's a few more photos for ya PhotoChick:D ...

Ok, here's a few more photos for ya PhotoChick:D

I think we missed the peak of the blooming season, but there's still some wildflowers to be seen.
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-13-2011, 11:16 AM
Replies: 4,619
Views: 398,064
Posted By ravine
Ahh, that explains the need to share the cost of...

Ahh, that explains the need to share the cost of gas :D

Ok, I should be able to get done with work commitments by mid afternoon. PM me.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-13-2011, 10:25 AM
Replies: 4,619
Views: 398,064
Posted By ravine
This sounds interesting... How are you getting...

This sounds interesting... How are you getting there?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-05-2011, 08:08 PM
Replies: 1,637
Views: 121,000
Posted By ravine
I had a great day on my mountain bike too....

I had a great day on my mountain bike too. Unfortunately, I won't be able to get to cow until after 9:30 tomorrow. Too bad I'm going to miss out on this one. Thanks for posting the ride!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-04-2011, 10:07 AM
Replies: 4,619
Views: 398,064
Posted By ravine
Attending one or both of these might be wiser...

Attending one or both of these might be wiser move on my part. That way I can avoid the slow death of wandering around the desert with Luckett looking for food and water because his KTM brain...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-04-2011, 09:57 AM
Replies: 4,619
Views: 398,064
Posted By ravine
Oh jeez, now I kicked off a Paul dropped his bike...

Oh jeez, now I kicked off a Paul dropped his bike war... See what happens, I pop in here for a few posts and all hell breaks loose. Maybe I'll swing by the Orange Crush and other regional forums and...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-04-2011, 09:44 AM
Replies: 4,619
Views: 398,064
Posted By ravine
In your defense, it looked lika 0 mph tip over. ...

In your defense, it looked lika 0 mph tip over. Those don't count. So you're back down to 1.

I never actually saw what happened. AFAIK, it could've fallen over on it's kickstand while you were...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-03-2011, 09:18 PM
Replies: 1,637
Views: 121,000
Posted By ravine
I'd like to join you. I've only been to cow once...

I'd like to join you. I've only been to cow once a couple of years ago. So this will be a good re-introduction. That is if I can drag my sorry ass out of bed at 6:00 am Sunday morning.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-03-2011, 06:52 PM
Replies: 4,619
Views: 398,064
Posted By ravine
Attaboy Luckett, you just started a GSA vs...

Attaboy Luckett, you just started a GSA vs thumper religous war. Better duck and cover.

A late Feb early March DV trip will work for me. Paul you in?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-03-2011, 06:48 PM
Replies: 4,619
Views: 398,064
Posted By ravine
Well, there was that one time a certain person...

Well, there was that one time a certain person helped you pick up a bike near big sur...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-03-2011, 04:33 PM
Replies: 4,619
Views: 398,064
Posted By ravine
Yes, the legend lives on! :thumb I'll offer up my...

Yes, the legend lives on! :thumb I'll offer up my beater 525's brains for a local ride.

We once talked about a doing a desert ride. There's a few group DV rides that have been posted here. I may...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-03-2011, 04:00 PM
Replies: 4,619
Views: 398,064
Posted By ravine
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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-03-2011, 10:08 AM
Replies: 4,619
Views: 398,064
Posted By ravine
It can't truly be considered a Bay Area KTM...

It can't truly be considered a Bay Area KTM religous war without Luckett chiming in.

But he is the perfect example of there's a bike for everyone. He's logged more adventure packed miles on a...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-02-2011, 11:00 PM
Replies: 4,619
Views: 398,064
Posted By ravine
Oh goody, I instigated a Husky vs KTM religous...

Oh goody, I instigated a Husky vs KTM religous war :evil :defend

I love the 690 for what I use it for. It certainlly has its pros and cons. There is no perfect bike. I've owned and/or ridden 30+...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-02-2011, 03:06 PM
Replies: 4,619
Views: 398,064
Posted By ravine
Get a 690. I love mine. It comes stock with...

Get a 690. I love mine. It comes stock with passenger pegs. The missus and I have done a couple of hundred miles of 2 up riding. You'll just need to upgrade the subframe bolts. The stock ones shear -...
Forum: Racing 11-19-2010, 11:04 AM
Replies: 459
Views: 28,655
Posted By ravine
Just Recieved a SPOT checkin msg from Ciampa -...

Just Recieved a SPOT checkin msg from Ciampa - 281X near RM670. Thats a few miles south of San Juanico. Chase truck told me they met him at about 3 am this morning near San Ignacio ( RM560 I think) ...
Forum: Racing 11-18-2010, 07:32 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 28,655
Posted By ravine
I know Keith Ciampa - 281X is doing Ironman. ...

I know Keith Ciampa - 281X is doing Ironman.

Spot tracker currently has him near rm375.
Forum: Latin America 10-04-2010, 05:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,775
Posted By ravine
No, your supposed to say I MUST have a 525 for...

No, your supposed to say I MUST have a 525 for pre-running! That's what I've been telling the wife for the last week :D

My friend will be racing a CRF. It's clearly got the best support out there...
Forum: Latin America 10-04-2010, 03:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,775
Posted By ravine
I had a chance to do a short pavement ride on 525...

I had a chance to do a short pavement ride on 525 that's for sale. I noticed the weight difference from the 690 immediately. The power delivery was much smoother too. I can only imagine how much that...
Forum: Latin America 10-01-2010, 09:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,775
Posted By ravine
KTM 690 vs 525 exc for Baja

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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-08-2010, 09:04 PM
Replies: 1,140
Views: 56,604
Posted By ravine
This is great info. Thanks :thumb The Vegas...

This is great info. Thanks :thumb

The Vegas to Reno route, as you describe it, sounds much less appealing than the Bodie loop. Its looking like we won't get started Saturday until late morning so...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-08-2010, 12:34 PM
Replies: 1,140
Views: 56,604
Posted By ravine
Thanks. The map I have from a few years ago seems...

Thanks. The map I have from a few years ago seems to indicate that also. I'll do a little more refining of a proposed loop later today. If anyone wants to join in or show us around it looks like...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-08-2010, 09:45 AM
Replies: 1,140
Views: 56,604
Posted By ravine
Great! We've also been talking about riding the...

Great! We've also been talking about riding the last few miles of Vegas-Reno race starting near Virginia city and making our way down to Bodie. Would that be a reasonable loop to tackle in one day?...
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