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Forum: Americas Today, 04:48 AM
Replies: 23,632
Views: 1,800,187
Posted By SKINNY
Missing rider

More on Harry Devert
http://www.borderlandbeat.com/
Forum: Orange Crush Yesterday, 10:42 AM
Replies: 727
Views: 59,268
Posted By SKINNY
I pulled my tank and air box at 400 miles...

I pulled my tank and air box at 400 miles expecting to see the same dust and leaks that others have reported.
Mine was spotless also...
Put my Uni filter in and don't expect any further issues.

...
Forum: Latin America 06-25-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,655
Posted By SKINNY
If you're still in Sonora, you don't need a TVIP

If you're still in Sonora, you don't need a TVIP
Forum: Orange Crush 06-23-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,342
Posted By SKINNY
My Adventure R model has the same speedo...

My Adventure R model has the same speedo error...about 6% fast
The odo reads 20.5 when the GPS says 20.0
Fuel range on a full tank started at 400 miles and then changed so many times, I quit paying...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-19-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 2,933
Views: 357,231
Posted By SKINNY
tire pressure monitors

My TPMS shows up on the menu, but only displays _ _ _
Is there some secret to making the damn things work? :kboom
Forum: Orange Crush 06-18-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 2,933
Views: 357,231
Posted By SKINNY
Are you going to put the ABS stuff on the new...

Are you going to put the ABS stuff on the new wheels...?
Those are some seriously expensive wheel sets....!!
My Alcan 5000 partner just bought a Woody's front wheel and hub for his 990
Major...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-13-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 11,021
Views: 1,169,862
Posted By SKINNY
Nothing wrong with the computer...it's the same...

Nothing wrong with the computer...it's the same on multiple computers...

I was at the KTM ride in Steamboat Springs last September and saw the same thing on their computers that were loading our...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-13-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 11,021
Views: 1,169,862
Posted By SKINNY
I must be doing something wrong in Basecamp ...

I must be doing something wrong in Basecamp

When I transfer routes & waypoints to my GPS with Mapsource it takes at most 3-5 seconds...
The same transfer in Basecamp takes 6-8 minutes....
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-12-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,568
Posted By SKINNY
I think the entry list is full until some of the...

I think the entry list is full until some of the current entries drop out...
Contact Jerry Hines and see if he's still taking entries for the waiting list
Forum: Orange Crush 06-12-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 2,933
Views: 357,231
Posted By SKINNY
I have a riding buddy that has the 908 on the...

I have a riding buddy that has the 908 on the rear of his 990 and loves it...
I think that's the same rim width as the 1190...
The 140 probably isn't meant for that rim width,
but they don't make...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-12-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 2,933
Views: 357,231
Posted By SKINNY
No offense taken:D Good to know that a tube...

No offense taken:D

Good to know that a tube will work...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-12-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 2,933
Views: 357,231
Posted By SKINNY
I've got this alternate scenario in my mind where...

I've got this alternate scenario in my mind where I don't notice the flat until I've lost the seal between the tire & rim...
I've wrestled enough stiff tires and tubes trailside to have no further...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-12-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 2,933
Views: 357,231
Posted By SKINNY
TKC-80 front tire is tube type. fixing a flat...

TKC-80 front tire is tube type.
fixing a flat on a tubeless tire when the tire is off the rim bead is pretty tough to do without a good air source...

tubes are much easier for road side repairs.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-12-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 2,933
Views: 357,231
Posted By SKINNY
tire pressure monitors

I'm about to buy an Adventure R and will probably replace the tubeless tires with tube type knobbies.

I'm assuming the tire pressure sensors have to be removed from the wheels...

What happens...
Forum: Americas 05-06-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 23,632
Views: 1,800,187
Posted By SKINNY
Daily reports on Mexico...can't vouch for the...

Daily reports on Mexico...can't vouch for the accuracy

http://www.borderlandbeat.com/
Forum: Racing 04-24-2014, 04:24 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 9,405
Posted By SKINNY
I have friends who have already sent their...

I have friends who have already sent their motorcycles to a shipping point...
going to difficult to mount equipment on a motorcycle that is in transit....
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-14-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,126
Posted By SKINNY
I doubt that he knew anything about the website...

I doubt that he knew anything about the website that shows the closures...:eek1
It's new to me and I've ridden all over New Mexico for years
Thanks for the link...:clap
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-14-2014, 05:16 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,126
Posted By SKINNY
Here is the phone number for the Silver City KTM...

Here is the phone number for the Silver City KTM dealer...
575-538-8903
They would be the best source for riders in the area....

where exactly are the motorcycles...I'm guessing you're near...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-13-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 8,179
Posted By SKINNY
Check out twtex.com Lots of rides on those...

Check out twtex.com
Lots of rides on those forums
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-04-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 427
Posted By SKINNY
North or south of Hwy 302?? We had a lease...

North or south of Hwy 302??

We had a lease for riding on the Waddel ranch back in the mid-70's..
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-04-2014, 04:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 427
Posted By SKINNY
No trails No Jeep roads The sand dunes are...

No trails
No Jeep roads
The sand dunes are mostly small rolling dunes more like what you'll see near beaches.
Since it's all on private land, you may or may not find anyplace to ride.
There was a...
Forum: Americas 03-20-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 23,632
Views: 1,800,187
Posted By SKINNY
That rider is from Central or South America ...

That rider is from Central or South America
hence the expert Spanish......
he and part of that group rode with us in Cloudcroft sometime ago...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 02-05-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 18,500
Views: 920,299
Posted By SKINNY
Creel & Copper Canyon area...lots of dirt roads...

Creel & Copper Canyon area...lots of dirt roads and some very nice pavement twisties...
Forum: Vendors 01-31-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 729
Views: 161,908
Posted By SKINNY
It's a 2012 but I have a rally fairing on it, so...

It's a 2012 but I have a rally fairing on it, so I have plenty of room to mount the light...
Thanks for the info...
Forum: Vendors 01-31-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 729
Views: 161,908
Posted By SKINNY
Is the Squadron XL available with connectors that...

Is the Squadron XL available with connectors that are compatible with a KTM 690E?
Does the Squadron XL have built-in dimming?
If not, which dimmer set-up would I need for a KTM 690E?

Thanks
Forum: Ride reports 01-23-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 650
Views: 69,500
Posted By SKINNY
Presidio/Ojinaga is not as bad you are being...

Presidio/Ojinaga is not as bad you are being told...
At least in the last 6 or 8 years, it's been one of the quieter border towns.
We've crossed there numerous times and never had any sign of...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-21-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 11,021
Views: 1,169,862
Posted By SKINNY
If you have no battery, it wil require a complete...

If you have no battery, it wil require a complete restart everytime you turn off the snowmobile..or whatever is sending the power to the mount...
Double A's will keep the Montana from powering down...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-21-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 11,021
Views: 1,169,862
Posted By SKINNY
Take the rechargeable battery out and replace it...

Take the rechargeable battery out and replace it with lithium double A's..

then see if it still loses external power...
Forum: Americas 01-17-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 23,632
Views: 1,800,187
Posted By SKINNY
We were in the same area over Thanksgiving... ...

We were in the same area over Thanksgiving...
I'm glad we didn't have a similar experience.:eek1
Forum: Americas 01-15-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 23,632
Views: 1,800,187
Posted By SKINNY
We were pulled over at gunpoint by local cops...

We were pulled over at gunpoint by local cops while riding a Japanese thumper and an Austrian thumper ...:yikes

I don't think most of the Mexicans know the difference...

And for what it's...
Forum: Americas 12-17-2013, 04:37 AM
Replies: 23,632
Views: 1,800,187
Posted By SKINNY
I was told by a nice man at the Ojinaga Aduana...

I was told by a nice man at the Ojinaga Aduana office just 3 weeks ago that you are required to get an exit stamp.
The young lady at the counter was not going to give me a visa because the folks at...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-06-2013, 09:14 AM
Replies: 1,312
Views: 111,579
Posted By SKINNY
One has to wonder why Garmin insists on shooting...

One has to wonder why Garmin insists on shooting themselves in the foot on new products. :eek1
Forum: Latin America 12-06-2013, 09:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 396
Posted By SKINNY
Down river from Uriqui about 5 miles, there is a...

Down river from Uriqui about 5 miles, there is a brand new bridge across the river...the road on the other side goes directly to Batopilas
We have been looking for that crossing for years and never...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-04-2013, 08:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 348
Posted By SKINNY
3 Palms motel in Presidio will rent you a parking...

3 Palms motel in Presidio will rent you a parking space for $3.00/day. They might give you a discount for a longer stay.
They're nice folks...
I've left my truck there for 6-8 day trips to Mexico...
Forum: Latin America 12-02-2013, 05:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 396
Posted By SKINNY
There are 3 ways into Batopilas once you reach...

There are 3 ways into Batopilas once you reach the Copper canyon area
From Guachochi thru Yoquivo, which will bring you in on the north side of Batopilas
From Guachochi thru Satevo, which is from...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-21-2013, 04:28 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,017
Posted By SKINNY
The Feds removed the bridge 3 years ago

The Feds removed the bridge 3 years ago
Forum: Racing 11-14-2013, 01:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,457
Posted By SKINNY
Try TSCEC Texas State Championship Enduro...

Try TSCEC
Texas State Championship Enduro Circuit.
The closest event to El Paso will be at Fluvana...south of Snyder...
I don't think New Mexico has any enduros since Clouldcroft folded....
Forum: Thumpers 11-07-2013, 01:22 PM
Replies: 757
Views: 180,909
Posted By SKINNY
I had the same problem with peeling on the...

I had the same problem with peeling on the graphics kit.
Mine weren't perforated but the tank graphics started with bubbles and eventually had to scrape both tanks clean.
These tanks were supposed...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-18-2013, 05:20 AM
Replies: 11,021
Views: 1,169,862
Posted By SKINNY
Mine has done the same thing thru all firmware...

Mine has done the same thing thru all firmware versions.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-17-2013, 06:31 PM
Replies: 11,021
Views: 1,169,862
Posted By SKINNY
Mine has done that since it was new...more of the...

Mine has done that since it was new...more of the garbage that Garmin keeps giving us instead of bug-free products....
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