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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 10:11 AM
Replies: 3,056
Views: 461,280
Posted By garrett
Mine is cold blooded as well. The key module is...

Mine is cold blooded as well. The key module is also removed on mine. I choke it while turning it over, then turn choke off, then try again and kick it as I engage the starter. It seems to help...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 09:40 AM
Replies: 3,056
Views: 461,280
Posted By garrett
I agree, the LHRB is awesome for steep downhills....

I agree, the LHRB is awesome for steep downhills. I've been thinking of the OxBrake which is a cable actuated LHRB that hooks up to the rear brake master cylinder. Looks like a cool system and easy...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 09:22 AM
Replies: 3,056
Views: 461,280
Posted By garrett
I had a progressive on my 500EXC shock and it...

I had a progressive on my 500EXC shock and it worked fine. I get what you're saying regarding the valving being optimized for a straight rate spring but I liked the suspension on that bike and it...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 08:14 AM
Replies: 3,056
Views: 461,280
Posted By garrett
Numbers one or three would be close. Every...

Numbers one or three would be close. Every suspension guy is going to be a bit different I think if you're within one spring rate you'd be ok. I JUST re-sprung my bike lower, I'm about 205-210...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 08:04 AM
Replies: 3,056
Views: 461,280
Posted By garrett
I had an auto clutch on my my DRZ and it made a...

I had an auto clutch on my my DRZ and it made a huge difference in technical sections, it was like the bike weighed 20 pounds less. They work very well on any bike, but I found that once I bought a...
Forum: Thumpers 12-23-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 3,056
Views: 461,280
Posted By garrett
When I bought my used 350EXC it had the Vortex...

When I bought my used 350EXC it had the Vortex X10 on it. I've had no issues with it and the bike runs well. It also has an FMF Q4. For comparison sake, my buddy has a '14 (since new) 350EXC...
Forum: Thumpers 12-15-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 3,056
Views: 461,280
Posted By garrett
Nice! Poison Spider? I was there in...

Nice!
Poison Spider?

I was there in November. The 350 was great and did very well there. I have new scratches in the plastic to show for it. We did Dead Cow Wash and the start of 5 Miles of...
Forum: Thumpers 12-09-2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 3,056
Views: 461,280
Posted By garrett
Thank you Sir! Garrett

Thank you Sir!

Garrett
Forum: Thumpers 12-09-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 3,056
Views: 461,280
Posted By garrett
Roadrider I've got the same setup and yeah,...

Roadrider
I've got the same setup and yeah, HDB products and customer service are fantastic. I installed Flexx bars this year to a 500EXC then sold that bike and used the sAME bars on my current...
Forum: Thumpers 11-27-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 3,056
Views: 461,280
Posted By garrett
I've had the 350EXC around 8K on single track and...

I've had the 350EXC around 8K on single track and quad trails without troubles. The whole altitude thing is blown way out of proportion IMO. I had my DRZ400 above 10,000 feet and the throttle...
Forum: Thumpers 11-25-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 388
Posted By garrett
Ive had both the KTM 500 and now, the 350. If...

Ive had both the KTM 500 and now, the 350. If you're mostly doing singletrack, you'll be well served by the 350. Lots of useable power and enough (lots of) torque to do everything. I'm 185 w/out...
Forum: Trials 10-29-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,619
Posted By garrett
I'm jealous, should be a great bike. I'd sure...

I'm jealous, should be a great bike. I'd sure like to check one out.

Garrett
Forum: Thumpers 10-28-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 10,284
Posted By garrett
A local dealer here in CaNAda, told me they'll...

A local dealer here in CaNAda, told me they'll retail about the same as a 250XCW. 9500ish...
Forum: Trials 10-27-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,619
Posted By garrett
It won't be a (factory) street legal bike here in...

It won't be a (factory) street legal bike here in Canada. Here in Alberta, off road bikes are registered and plated, as such, and are required to be registered and insured to ride on Crown (public)...
Forum: Trials 10-27-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,619
Posted By garrett
Yes, the anticipation would be rough. That's a...

Yes, the anticipation would be rough. That's a lot of overlap with the bikes in your garage (Not judging, I'm envious). I have a 350 and a trials bike as well, and recently switched from a 500 to my...
Forum: Trials 10-26-2014, 11:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,619
Posted By garrett
I noticed that, very cool bike and it's great to...

I noticed that, very cool bike and it's great to see KTM bringing them here. If I recall, you have a deposit on one? When is the new baby due?

I've been wondering what I'd get rid of if I...
Forum: Thumpers 10-26-2014, 11:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,174
Posted By garrett
I owned a 500EXC and recently bought the 350EXC...

I owned a 500EXC and recently bought the 350EXC for the riding I do. The 500 is a great bike. It's got a lot of power and will climb like crazy. I bought the 350 after riding a buddy's and I...
Forum: Vendors 10-08-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 8,830
Posted By garrett
Hi Paul A quick note to let you know, and...

Hi Paul

A quick note to let you know, and anyone else contemplating Flexx bars with the HDB risers and guards. The Flexx bars DO work with the HDB hand guards mounted to the top clamp. With...
Forum: Vendors 10-06-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,929
Posted By garrett
Another PM Marcia.

Another PM Marcia.
Forum: Vendors 10-04-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,929
Posted By garrett
PM sent. Garrett

PM sent.

Garrett
Forum: Vendors 09-11-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,148
Posted By garrett
Great product! I bought mine at the ebay store,...

Great product! I bought mine at the ebay store, shipping was fast. Ive used these on 3 different bikes in the last couple years. With the variety of weights you can balance your dualsport wheels...
Forum: Trials 09-10-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,757
Posted By garrett
Yeah I get that and while I agree that multiple...

Yeah I get that and while I agree that multiple threads don't generally serve the purpose, it doesn't help that we can't find the threads to get at the info. At the risk of sounding cranky the...
Forum: Trials 09-10-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,757
Posted By garrett
Hi Gordy I'm assuming I kinda usurped...

Hi Gordy

I'm assuming I kinda usurped your thread with this one, not my intention. I searched for a Beta thread but the search engine didn't lead me to it so I started this one.

Garrett
Forum: Trials 09-10-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,757
Posted By garrett
Yeah I've got one front fender to my credit...

Yeah I've got one front fender to my credit already. Just got a replacement unit from my dealer. I've heard Gasgas fenders are a better design so if....when I break another I'll try the GG unit on...
Forum: Trials 09-07-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,757
Posted By garrett
Garsh I wasn't aware of the protocol governing...

Garsh I wasn't aware of the protocol governing OP's and threads, I'll do better if I ever attempt it again. My humble apologies to the board. ;)
Nice picture BTW.

Garrett
Forum: Trials 09-07-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,757
Posted By garrett
'14 Evo front fender/GasGas replacement

I broke my front fender at our local track earlier this week. The OEM Beta is a one-piece fender and fork brace so you can't bolt on a replacement. I read on Trials Central that some people are using...
Forum: Trials 09-07-2014, 12:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,757
Posted By garrett
Don't think it matters, unless someone else wants...

Don't think it matters, unless someone else wants to start a 4 stroke thread.
Forum: Trials 09-06-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,757
Posted By garrett
LOL... Nice pics from 3D trials BTW.

LOL...

Nice pics from 3D trials BTW.
Forum: Trials 09-06-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,757
Posted By garrett
Beta EVO Thread

I've been looking for an Evo specific thread for the newer bikes and couldn't find one. Common issues seem to be spread all over the Trials thread so I thought we could start one here to post...
Forum: Thumpers 09-02-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 7,852
Views: 1,640,638
Posted By garrett
Has anyone ever done db testing on the bikes...

Has anyone ever done db testing on the bikes without the noise suppressor? Mine fell out and I never replaced it. I don't find the bike loud but have never had it tested.

Garrett
Forum: Thumpers 09-02-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 7,852
Views: 1,640,638
Posted By garrett
Ah, this makes more sense. Thanks. I'll have to...

Ah, this makes more sense. Thanks. I'll have to tell my buddy I'm full of shit as he says...damn.

Garrett
Forum: Thumpers 09-02-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 7,852
Views: 1,640,638
Posted By garrett
So the actual spark arrestor is INSIDE the...

So the actual spark arrestor is INSIDE the muffler?
Forum: Thumpers 09-02-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 7,852
Views: 1,640,638
Posted By garrett
OEM spark arrestor

Hi Folks

I have a '13 EXC with the screen on the end of the muffler removed (lost) and my buddy says the screen is NOT the spark arrestor and I say it is.
I say without the screen the bike is...
Forum: Trials 08-15-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,660
Posted By garrett
I brought Ray up to Canada in July. We all...

I brought Ray up to Canada in July. We all enjoyed his course and teaching methods. If you get a chance to go to his school take the opportunity.

Garrett
Forum: Trials 08-14-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 2,755
Views: 346,133
Posted By garrett
I have an expensive alignment rod now sigh...it's...

I have an expensive alignment rod now sigh...it's the old pivot bolt. I'm not handy with a lather, nor do I own one. Now that I think about it, the replacement pivot bolt is probably cheaper than a...
Forum: Trials 08-14-2014, 12:38 AM
Replies: 2,755
Views: 346,133
Posted By garrett
Its not difficult to remove the pivot bolt, or it...

Its not difficult to remove the pivot bolt, or it wasn't in my case, there was some grease from the factory on the bearings and pivot bolt, not much but some.

I took the threads off when I...
Forum: Trials 08-13-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 2,755
Views: 346,133
Posted By garrett
'14 Beta Evo oops....

I'm posting this here as there doesn't seem to be a dedicated Beta Evo thread.

Just a heads up to those that are doing their own maintenance. I removed the swing arm to re-grease the bearings and...
Forum: Thumpers 07-18-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 21,680
Posted By garrett
Yeah that's what I thought. I looked at the LR...

Yeah that's what I thought. I looked at the LR kit for my Beta, but in the end decided that I wanted the trials bike to be a trials bike. In it's defense it's really fun on the trails but for all the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-18-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 21,680
Posted By garrett
Ah, ok. I wasn't aware it was a trials bike with...

Ah, ok. I wasn't aware it was a trials bike with a seat I thought it was more trail oriented than trial. While I enjoy trail riding my Beta I agree that it's not exactly optimized for trail use and...
Forum: Thumpers 07-17-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 21,680
Posted By garrett
Hey I see you have an Explorer-How do you think...

Hey I see you have an Explorer-How do you think it will compare to that bike? I had a short ride on one and I liked it.

G
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