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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 07:09 PM
Replies: 1,578
Views: 226,899
Posted By andrewgore
Had a good off today while riding at Fox Valley...

Had a good off today while riding at Fox Valley Off Road. I clipped a bar in the singletrack section (same as in my last vid). Caught a slower group of guys who left the singletrack early. I was...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-18-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 12,825
Views: 600,035
Posted By andrewgore
Fox Valley Off Road tomorrow for some riding. ...

Fox Valley Off Road tomorrow for some riding. Looking like perfect weather.

I'll be on the 205 KTM

Andrew
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-13-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 12,825
Views: 600,035
Posted By andrewgore
Whoever it is is being a cheap wanker. That bike...

Whoever it is is being a cheap wanker. That bike is worth 200$ tops. $500 if running.

But maybe you like being an indentured servant.

Andrew.
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-10-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 3,794
Views: 552,802
Posted By andrewgore
WTB - Street Bike Need be: Inexpensive (sub...

WTB - Street Bike
Need be:
Inexpensive (sub $1500), a street bike, capable of 2-up, sporty-ish?

Preferably newer than 1985+

I will offer cash in exchange for aforementioned motorcycle. I...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-10-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 12,825
Views: 600,035
Posted By andrewgore
In that case.....clip type master link :lol3 ...

In that case.....clip type master link :lol3

Andrew
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-09-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 12,825
Views: 600,035
Posted By andrewgore
If no one is around, there is a Cycle Gear about...

If no one is around, there is a Cycle Gear about 2 minutes from you.

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Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-09-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 12,825
Views: 600,035
Posted By andrewgore
My iPass generally stays in my glovebox. I had...

My iPass generally stays in my glovebox. I had forgotten to link my bike trailer to my account and got a healthy fine in the mail (they took picture). I called and explained I thought a trailer was...
Forum: Racing 04-08-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,179
Posted By andrewgore
I'll be up at sugar maple MX for the 1st wixc...

I'll be up at sugar maple MX for the 1st wixc this Saturday. I was going to do an enduro, but this works out better

Andrew
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-08-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 12,825
Views: 600,035
Posted By andrewgore
Hot Damn, Walking 2 miles already seems...

Hot Damn,
Walking 2 miles already seems pretty dang speedy on the recovery :clap Just don't do what my grandpa did when he had his first knee operation. He didn't follow through with the...
Forum: Racing 04-07-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,179
Posted By andrewgore
I've been quite lax on the updates. I haven't...

I've been quite lax on the updates. I haven't been as good about exercising as I planned. :lol3 It's easy to blame work, so I'll blame 10 hour days on my lack of exercise. I haven't been totally...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-07-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 12,825
Views: 600,035
Posted By andrewgore
FVOR on Saturday: <iframe width="560"...

FVOR on Saturday:
<iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/tYu1zAfYd9U" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

Did some street riding on the bike Sunday. Amazing how out...
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 1,578
Views: 226,899
Posted By andrewgore
I'm still wishing I had my G650X right now. It...

I'm still wishing I had my G650X right now. It was a great bike for my wife and I to scoot out on. My wife had just started nursing school when I sold it. Now that she's working and actually has...
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 1,578
Views: 226,899
Posted By andrewgore
Amazon has a digital 0-1" micrometer for 39$ It...

Amazon has a digital 0-1" micrometer for 39$ It can make things simpler to not have to convert between metric and standard. Quite a bit cheaper than a mitutoyo set too :lol3

Andrew.
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 1,578
Views: 226,899
Posted By andrewgore
OKDQ, Yah like bentmettle said, some sizes...

OKDQ,
Yah like bentmettle said, some sizes are difficult to read and then there is still a size variance between the like sizes. Its not much, but can help you get your gap right to where you may...
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 1,578
Views: 226,899
Posted By andrewgore
If you don't have one, invest in a quality...

If you don't have one, invest in a quality Micrometer for measuring the shim thickness. The shim size intervals are something like .02mm, or somewhere along those lines. I was able to pick the...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-04-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 12,825
Views: 600,035
Posted By andrewgore
If the bike was converted in another state, and...

If the bike was converted in another state, and the title states "motorcycle", Illinois will let it go through.

If the MSO or the Title state anything to the affect of "Off-Road Use Only" or "Not...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-04-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 12,825
Views: 600,035
Posted By andrewgore
Depends. What does your paperwork say? Does the...

Depends. What does your paperwork say? Does the title\MSO say Off-Road Only. If yes, then don't waste your time attempting in Illinois.

If the Title\MSO does not say that, you can likely run...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-03-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 3,794
Views: 552,802
Posted By andrewgore
SOLD KTM Supermoto wheelset ...

SOLD
KTM Supermoto wheelset

http://andrewgore.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2013-KTM-350EXCF/Supermoto-Wheels/i-ksTCjrt/0/XL/IMG_20140326_174330748-XL.jpg

Andrew
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 1,578
Views: 226,899
Posted By andrewgore
I went the 2013 350exc-f route due to my paranoia...

I went the 2013 350exc-f route due to my paranoia of my plate\title getting pulled for some silly bureaucratic reason. For less than 300$ (including EU remap) I have been able to convert my EXC into...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-01-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 12,825
Views: 600,035
Posted By andrewgore
Next stop libertyville dmv?

Next stop libertyville dmv?
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-31-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 12,825
Views: 600,035
Posted By andrewgore
:thumb Don't forget the premix!

:thumb

Don't forget the premix!
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-31-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 12,825
Views: 600,035
Posted By andrewgore
PC is nice, but why bother going through the...

PC is nice, but why bother going through the hassle? Rattle Can. When they get scratched up, it's $7 to repair, or heck completely change the color.

Andrew
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-31-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 12,825
Views: 600,035
Posted By andrewgore
I rode the 350 to work today. I also got bored...

I rode the 350 to work today. I also got bored last night & ditched the signals & jumbo taillight.
...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-30-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 12,825
Views: 600,035
Posted By andrewgore
You've got some crap luck with bearings Jim. On...

You've got some crap luck with bearings Jim. On the upside there will be an assortment of ktms in your group so you can always pillage parts if needed.

Hope your trip is smooth rolling.

Andrew
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-28-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 12,825
Views: 600,035
Posted By andrewgore
My KTM is so fast it has yet to be photographed...

My KTM is so fast it has yet to be photographed while running.

True story.
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-28-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 12,825
Views: 600,035
Posted By andrewgore
KTM, Honda, Husky....They're all good :freaky ...

KTM, Honda, Husky....They're all good :freaky

https://fbcdn-sphotos-b-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-frc3/t1.0-9/283689_3880697303656_904213928_n.jpg
Forum: Racing 03-28-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 3,044
Views: 167,645
Posted By andrewgore
Jorge had to pass a physical test before he was...

Jorge had to pass a physical test before he was allowed to race. While I would venture to guess that he was still in pain doing so, he proved to a standard that he was fit to race.

Colin Edwards...
Forum: Racing 03-28-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 3,044
Views: 167,645
Posted By andrewgore
I think what Asterisk is & does is a good thing. ...

I think what Asterisk is & does is a good thing. I can only imagine the logistics headaches of coordinating different EMS crews at each event at each location would have to be a nightmare.

They...
Forum: Racing 03-28-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 3,044
Views: 167,645
Posted By andrewgore
Asterisk even let a rider "...with gnarly stomach...

Asterisk even let a rider "...with gnarly stomach pain so bad that I couldn’t even stand up..." out on the track with 70hp+ strapped between his legs.

Shoot, they even relocated a shoulder and...
Forum: Racing 03-28-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 3,044
Views: 167,645
Posted By andrewgore
I'm not buying it. I'm betting RV2 didn't like...

I'm not buying it. I'm betting RV2 didn't like something about the track and said screw it I'm not racing. Someone had a heart to heart\come to Jesus talk with him, and he "found the energy" to...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-27-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 12,825
Views: 600,035
Posted By andrewgore
Best I got for the new bike: ...

Best I got for the new bike:
http://andrewgore.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2013-KTM-350EXCF/Supermoto-Wheels/i-z69G3SX/0/L/KTMDOwn1-L.jpg

I only have vintage (circa 2009) pics of me doing funny...
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 1,578
Views: 226,899
Posted By andrewgore
Wheels are off a 2000 Ninja 250. They are 16",...

Wheels are off a 2000 Ninja 250. They are 16", but a complete set of wheels can be had off ebay for under 150$ (I got mine for 120$ shipped).

For the front, I had to turn a couple bushings &...
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 1,578
Views: 226,899
Posted By andrewgore
I finished my supermoto wheelset this weekend. ...

I finished my supermoto wheelset this weekend. And of course it has to be rainy for the remainder of the week. :lol3
...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-27-2014, 05:39 AM
Replies: 12,825
Views: 600,035
Posted By andrewgore
I have an alternate tail section, but put the...

I have an alternate tail section, but put the stocker crap on for the sake of having turn signals. I figured if I'm commuting on the thing around town here, it's a lot easier than waving my arm. ...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-26-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 12,825
Views: 600,035
Posted By andrewgore
Wild how smooth these bikes are with street tires...

Wild how smooth these bikes are with street tires and a cush hub. :lol3

http://andrewgore.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2013-KTM-350EXCF/Supermoto-Wheels/i-Mn33hHn/0/L/IMG_20140326_174945279-L.jpg

2...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-26-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 12,825
Views: 600,035
Posted By andrewgore
D606 are fine and will last awhile. The Front...

D606 are fine and will last awhile. The Front tends to be "floaty" feeling and not planted on gravel\sandy stuffs. Not surprising as the "knobs" are quite large.

Kenda K760 Trakmaster 2 is one...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-25-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 12,825
Views: 600,035
Posted By andrewgore
Round ones.

Round ones.
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-24-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 12,825
Views: 600,035
Posted By andrewgore
I didn't replace any bearings. I used ninja...

I didn't replace any bearings. I used ninja axles, then machined spacers\bushings\the wheels to line up properly:
...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-24-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 12,825
Views: 600,035
Posted By andrewgore
Bummed I wasn't able to make Moab happen this...

Bummed I wasn't able to make Moab happen this year. I'll just be a year older next year :lol3

On the upside, my 350 got some new wheels installed this weekend :D...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-19-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 12,825
Views: 600,035
Posted By andrewgore
Indiana IIRC is feasible, but will require an...

Indiana IIRC is feasible, but will require an inspection. Florida from what I've read won't do it.

And for starting.....
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