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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-17-2015, 08:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 423
Posted By Sig_Sour
Great selection of the big ADV bikes between BMW,...

Great selection of the big ADV bikes between BMW, Triumph, and KTM
https://www.coloradomotorcycleadventures.com/
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-15-2015, 06:46 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,595
Posted By Sig_Sour
It seems off-topic to bring drugs into the...

It seems off-topic to bring drugs into the discussion here when two news articles linked here both stated that the police do not believe such things to be a factor in the accident :dhorse
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-13-2015, 05:10 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,071
Posted By Sig_Sour
For me that gearing wouldn't be a deal breaker. I...

For me that gearing wouldn't be a deal breaker. I could drop a tooth or two up front and obey the 45 MPH speed limit on the country roads leading up dirt entry points. Or just change CS sprockets at...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-13-2015, 02:57 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,071
Posted By Sig_Sour
Did I miss any gearing info? You saw the PR5/PR5R...

Did I miss any gearing info? You saw the PR5/PR5R have a 6-speed?

Even if gearing is short for typical dual sport use I'm more of a plated dirt bike rider so as long as I can plate it, it can...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-13-2015, 01:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,917
Posted By Sig_Sour
Maybe you didn't read past the first few posts of...

Maybe you didn't read past the first few posts of this thread...but the OP has already been here for 2 weeks. There was never any "bottom line question" that needed to be answered for the OP to...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-13-2015, 10:00 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,071
Posted By Sig_Sour
I too have been following these bikes. The PR5...

I too have been following these bikes. The PR5 and 5R particularly interest me as a dual sport rider. Will there be any larger tanks available at any point? 2 gallons is not a lot around here but...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-06-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 425
Views: 24,944
Posted By Sig_Sour
Really off-topic, but Yamaha is making advances...

Really off-topic, but Yamaha is making advances on territories closely bordering KTM land even without Yamaha's newest dirt line-up.

Spending my money on only one naked street bike, a new FZ-09...
Forum: Thumpers 02-05-2015, 06:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,247
Posted By Sig_Sour
Real handguards, an aluminum skid plate, IMS tank...

Real handguards, an aluminum skid plate, IMS tank or radiator guard, Thermobob, doohickey, and helicoil the footpegs. Don't waste money on performance mods beyond a good air filter, KLX needle, and...
Forum: Thumpers 02-01-2015, 08:01 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 17,785
Posted By Sig_Sour
Since the OP is valuing diverse input, I'll put...

Since the OP is valuing diverse input, I'll put in my 2 cents and say that I think the upper shock mount or at least the spot-welded nut for the upper shock bolt is another weak area on the frame.
...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-31-2015, 04:58 PM
Replies: 425
Views: 24,944
Posted By Sig_Sour
Mirror, mirror, on the wall...

Mirror, mirror, on the wall...
Forum: Thumpers 01-31-2015, 04:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 851
Posted By Sig_Sour
That sounds right but you might want to plug the...

That sounds right but you might want to plug the vacuum hose's barb. Otherwise if your new redundant diaphragm/gasket fails fuel will come spilling out of it.
Forum: Thumpers 01-31-2015, 04:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 851
Posted By Sig_Sour
I don't think so unless you fabricate something...

I don't think so unless you fabricate something to replace the diaphragm entirely.

Example:
http://www.klr650.net/forums/showthread.php?t=54273

But maybe you could tinker around with finding a...
Forum: Thumpers 01-31-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 560
Posted By Sig_Sour
I like the FreeRide concept too. But you might...

I like the FreeRide concept too. But you might also consider an AJP. They are made for smaller riders. Hell, they may even be easier to get your hands on than a FR. Neither is exactly readily...
Forum: Thumpers 01-31-2015, 03:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 851
Posted By Sig_Sour
I edited my last post to give a little more...

I edited my last post to give a little more explanation about how the vacuum and diaphragm works. Hope it helps.

Because a compromised petcock or vacuum line could leave you stranded, some people...
Forum: Thumpers 01-31-2015, 03:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 851
Posted By Sig_Sour
There should definitely be no fuel in the vacuum...

There should definitely be no fuel in the vacuum line. That means the seal of the diaphragm is compromised somehow. It should be airtight between the fuel/petcock internals and the vacuum line,...
Forum: Thumpers 01-30-2015, 01:44 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,680
Posted By Sig_Sour
I was asking about the leverage ratio. I know the...

I was asking about the leverage ratio. I know the answer. It seems a lot of people don't really understand what is going on when they change their linkages.
Forum: Thumpers 01-30-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,680
Posted By Sig_Sour
How does it changes the ratio; increase or...

How does it changes the ratio; increase or decrease?
Forum: Thumpers 01-29-2015, 12:20 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,680
Posted By Sig_Sour
Ground clearance and suspension travel are two...

Ground clearance and suspension travel are two different things. The shock controls travel, unless you change it the travel will remain the same. Changing links just changes the geometry between...
Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2015, 09:30 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 29,292
Posted By Sig_Sour
Buell utilized frames for fuel capacity since...

Buell utilized frames for fuel capacity since 2000, granted their frame designs are fairly unique and not necessarily in a good way. KTM doing something like that with a next-gen 690 would be taking...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-28-2015, 07:09 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,542
Posted By Sig_Sour
All I know is, if this bill passes and I get flak...

All I know is, if this bill passes and I get flak from some enforcer about not having my newly minted OHV plate IN ADDITION to my license plate and my OHV tags, I'm going to be livid whether or not...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-26-2015, 01:05 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,542
Posted By Sig_Sour
So who read all 34 pages of this Bill? :ear

So who read all 34 pages of this Bill? :ear
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-24-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,542
Posted By Sig_Sour
A lot of people with plated SxSs end up putting...

A lot of people with plated SxSs end up putting regular 'ole BFG ATs on them.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-16-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,679
Posted By Sig_Sour
<iframe width="560" height="315"...

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/bp6iAsWle0Q" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Some clubs ride in a manner that begs for harassment.

Given the details we...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-10-2015, 11:51 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 8,927
Posted By Sig_Sour
The vans are really nice for loading because of...

The vans are really nice for loading because of the low height. And didn't a guy in Rockies recently get a bike stolen out of his truck bed? Vans are more secure.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-10-2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,427
Posted By Sig_Sour
What pisses me off most about radar vans? We...

What pisses me off most about radar vans?

We all helped pay for that shit :baldy
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-09-2015, 08:55 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,427
Posted By Sig_Sour
No need to envision, Chicago raked in almost $8...

No need to envision, Chicago raked in almost $8 million in 6 months by doing exactly that:
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/ct-red-light-camera-yellow-light-1012-20141012-story.html#page=1
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-07-2015, 05:58 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,427
Posted By Sig_Sour
Who's "bellyaching about getting caught"? I see...

Who's "bellyaching about getting caught"? I see people rightfully complaining about "revenue generating/freedom-encroaching devices" as you so accurately referred to them.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-07-2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,427
Posted By Sig_Sour
Some call these tickets a "stupidity tax" ...

Some call these tickets a "stupidity tax"

You must volunteer to pay.

But to really avoid them basically all you have to do is cover your face with your hand wide open. Then look for yourself in...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-05-2015, 06:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,906
Posted By Sig_Sour
RideFreak, did those quad riders ride past or...

RideFreak, did those quad riders ride past or around single track signs and/or a single-wide gate?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-04-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 8,927
Posted By Sig_Sour
Yes and yes. Two amazing but simple products...

Yes and yes. Two amazing but simple products allow this. One's called a lower radiator hose heater (same concept as Xtremjeepn's Sprinter's heater but electric) and the other is called a radiator...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-04-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 8,927
Posted By Sig_Sour
Diesel doesn't necessarily make financial sense...

Diesel doesn't necessarily make financial sense but it can if you're doing lots of highway and/or towing. But it's the turbos that make diesels more fun be it a VW or a Cummins. And to some of us...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-03-2015, 11:36 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 8,927
Posted By Sig_Sour
There are lots of exciting diesel developments in...

There are lots of exciting diesel developments in the sub-3500 truck world. I'm saving my pennies.

Ram 1500's with a V6 3.0L EcoDiesel has been out in the real-world for a few months now. I...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-01-2015, 04:16 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 16,179
Posted By Sig_Sour
Sorry I somehow missed nulrick's introduction. My...

Sorry I somehow missed nulrick's introduction. My bad! Thanks Wings for delivering some clarity to Mr. Sketch Ball.

lookingoutforya, regarding what to think of you...like anyone else can I have...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-31-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 16,179
Posted By Sig_Sour
The users nulrick, lookingoutforya, and...

The users nulrick, lookingoutforya, and BoKnowsAU1 all registered in December and have posted exclusively in this thread since then. Anyone can go back to page 8, click on their names, then click...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-31-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 16,179
Posted By Sig_Sour
At least three people registered on ADVRider this...

At least three people registered on ADVRider this December and have posted soley in this thread...

:hmmmmm
Forum: Thumpers 12-27-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 14,353
Posted By Sig_Sour
Predictable review: <iframe width="560"...

Predictable review:
<iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/hbXewJTT_sQ" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: Thumpers 12-27-2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 29,481
Posted By Sig_Sour
Starting issues have been very common outside the...

Starting issues have been very common outside the USA with the first year (2013) Free Rides. Looks like KTM may have not taken care of it for the new model year for the USA. I would keep an eye on...
Forum: Thumpers 12-27-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,680
Posted By Sig_Sour
Nothing is going to add suspension travel....

Nothing is going to add suspension travel. Raising links (opposite of lowering links) will increase ground clearance by an inch or so. Ricor Intiminators are the best bang for the buck for any...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-26-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 773
Views: 84,448
Posted By Sig_Sour
Going hand-in-hand with confidence building, the...

Going hand-in-hand with confidence building, the FreeRide is a bike on which one can train for low speed (trials) techniques because it is more forgiving and has trials-esque ergos. But it is more...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-21-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,701
Posted By Sig_Sour
You might consider looking for a land owner...

You might consider looking for a land owner renting out a Cleary pole barn or other buildings in a rural area. Most of the commercial/industrial space in Front Range is in high demand from marijuana...
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