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Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 867
Views: 230,551
Posted By Para504
Looks really nice Stollen... I'll have to...

Looks really nice Stollen... I'll have to consider something similar when I go with front tanks. Like the ability to glance at fuel level without mucking with the cap.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-05-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 28,568
Posted By Para504
I'm not sure what may be going on specific to...

I'm not sure what may be going on specific to your system? I know it choked up like that when using Internet Explorer on my PC & Safari on my mobile. When I copied the link to Firefox browser, it...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-05-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 28,568
Posted By Para504
Paper route sheet for Southern leg (ver3)

Hi,

I know some folks were looking for a route sheet to accompany the Hampster tracks... The link below is for the route sheet for the southern leg of the ride, based on the "version 3" GPS track...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-05-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 12,923
Posted By Para504
Nice report, thanks for sharing! Looks like I...

Nice report, thanks for sharing! Looks like I get another route to add to my list...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-03-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 269
Views: 28,568
Posted By Para504
I had the same problem with Internet Explorer. ...

I had the same problem with Internet Explorer. Firefox worked without any drama however.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-31-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 28,568
Posted By Para504
PM sent to both of you. Cheers,

PM sent to both of you.

Cheers,
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-30-2014, 03:32 AM
Replies: 269
Views: 28,568
Posted By Para504
I should be able to throw together a quick & very...

I should be able to throw together a quick & very basic one for general use, if that helps...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-27-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 681
Views: 63,698
Posted By Para504
I am so looking forward to this event. My first...

I am so looking forward to this event. My first sand riding experience was the first PB500, and then I was hooked. The PB300 are great, but I'm especially looking forward to the expanded 500...
Forum: Vendors 07-13-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 39,049
Posted By Para504
+1 if you mean the one without the tachometer...

+1 if you mean the one without the tachometer (2009-2011 I believe)
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-01-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 28,568
Posted By Para504
Thanks for posting the tracks! :clap

Thanks for posting the tracks! :clap
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,539
Posted By Para504
Its not lower - its the same as the 450 of the...

Its not lower - its the same as the 450 of the same year. I've owned both... Its essentially identical with a shorter piston stroke. KTM documentation is notoriously inaccurate though its...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-29-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 4,943
Views: 483,117
Posted By Para504
New Hampshire - DS'd '09 400xcw

http://nh.craigslist.org/mcy/4524105779.html
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 867
Views: 230,551
Posted By Para504
Are the white (or orange) tanks semi translucent?

Are the white (or orange) tanks semi translucent?
Forum: Thumpers 01-21-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 23,924
Posted By Para504
+10... My 690e was very good about maintaining...

+10... My 690e was very good about maintaining the oil level. I also like the comment about the 2-strokes :D...

The comment from your dealer was BS; probably a default answer to whoever and...
Forum: Thumpers 01-10-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 714
Views: 239,731
Posted By Para504
Nope, the 690 SMC and 690 enduro share most...

Nope, the 690 SMC and 690 enduro share most components (including tank). The SMR is a different frame & tank, and is not interchangeable to my knowledge.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-28-2013, 08:58 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,639
Posted By Para504
Grrr... Found out I have to work Friday. Wish...

Grrr... Found out I have to work Friday. Wish I was riding instead. Have a good one guys & I'll see you next season.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-23-2013, 06:52 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,639
Posted By Para504
:rofl

:rofl
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-23-2013, 06:04 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,639
Posted By Para504
LOL - you always put on a good ride. Sorry...

LOL - you always put on a good ride. Sorry about being MIA...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-23-2013, 04:41 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,639
Posted By Para504
Hi Henry, If I'm not working, I'll try to...

Hi Henry,

If I'm not working, I'll try to make it. I'll let you know one way or the other.

Cheers,
Scott
Forum: Vendors 08-20-2012, 09:38 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,859
Posted By Para504
PM sent...

PM sent...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-11-2012, 01:29 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,474
Posted By Para504
Excellent ride, Henry thanks for pulling this...

Excellent ride, Henry thanks for pulling this together! It was great meeting everyone and getting out for a great scenic ride. I'm only bummed out about missing the BBQ at the end!

Klroverland,...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-09-2012, 02:59 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,474
Posted By Para504
Hi guys, Looks like I'll throw my hat in...

Hi guys,

Looks like I'll throw my hat in the ring! Sorry I've been a ghost of late... Thinking about taking my 950 with scorpions. If needed, I'll go smaller with knobbies... Looking...
Forum: Thumpers 10-13-2011, 03:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,928
Posted By Para504
No, that laundry list of repairs/maintenance was...

No, that laundry list of repairs/maintenance was from the Husky (TE610)...

I've owned a KTM 640Adv, 690E, and have ridden TE610's plenty of times. The DR less so. I have found the KTM to be very...
Forum: Thumpers 10-03-2011, 10:53 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 55,068
Posted By Para504
Its a pretty versatile bike, and I wouldn't...

Its a pretty versatile bike, and I wouldn't hesitate to recommend it as a all-rounder DS bike (with a definite dirt bias). If its a consideration, its a taller bike, so dont plan on flat footing it...
Forum: Thumpers 09-01-2011, 10:25 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,593
Posted By Para504
+1

+1
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-31-2011, 07:59 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,247
Posted By Para504
Hi all, It was great meeting you guys & it...

Hi all,

It was great meeting you guys & it was a fun ride as well! The crypt was cool; I've been by that section a few times in the past but didn't realize it was there...

Give me a shout if...
Forum: Vendors 03-24-2011, 06:20 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 61,324
Posted By Para504
Here's the Lynx on a 690e ('08 model), from 5'11"...

Here's the Lynx on a 690e ('08 model), from 5'11" rider's perspective... The '08 computer/Tach fits well. I could have mounted it higher, but this works with my riser for GPS & routesheet setup.
...
Forum: Vendors 02-10-2011, 03:20 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 61,324
Posted By Para504
You may want to try KTMtwins.com for the bracket;...

You may want to try KTMtwins.com for the bracket; they are in Cali, and carry some of the R-R stuff.
Forum: Thumpers 01-19-2011, 10:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,038
Posted By Para504
+1...

+1...
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2011, 07:36 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,793
Posted By Para504
Look at the sources of those rumors... A lot of...

Look at the sources of those rumors... A lot of guys would persit the "quality" rumors have never owned a KTM, and more than a few are comparing old air-cooled recreational bikes to the modern 4-s...
Forum: Thumpers 01-14-2011, 11:04 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,793
Posted By Para504
For your elevation and riding preference, I'm...

For your elevation and riding preference, I'm thinking it would really hard to go wrong with a 300EXC. You'll benefit from the extra umpf at altitude. They are versatile enough I ride one at sea...
Forum: Vendors 01-14-2011, 10:18 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 61,324
Posted By Para504
Very nicely done Ian! Looks like a great match...

Very nicely done Ian! Looks like a great match for the 690 & wish I had it for the TAT...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-08-2011, 01:33 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 7,880
Posted By Para504
+1 :thumb

+1 :thumb
Forum: Thumpers 01-07-2011, 02:25 PM
Replies: 2,646
Views: 270,273
Posted By Para504
Its really how the motor is setup to deliver the...

Its really how the motor is setup to deliver the power - what you probably felt was the MX style setup. The KTM 2-s cross country bikes actually have a pretty wide range of mild to wild in how you...
Forum: Equipment 12-29-2010, 02:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,328
Posted By Para504
I've been using the Valdez for about 2 years,...

I've been using the Valdez for about 2 years, with a pressure suit under it. Combined expense is only half of the cost of the Adventure jacket. If I had money to burn then, yeah the Adventure...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-26-2010, 06:39 PM
Replies: 12,512
Views: 782,072
Posted By Para504
I'm pretty sure the new Beta's have Beta-created...

I'm pretty sure the new Beta's have Beta-created motors now (vs the "transition" years with the old RFS engines).
Forum: Thumpers 12-23-2010, 01:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 663
Posted By Para504
As I recall they implied this test bike had a...

As I recall they implied this test bike had a questionable past (i.e. thrashed...). I wouldn't sweat it any more than any other bike.
Forum: Thumpers 12-23-2010, 01:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,089
Posted By Para504
Not sure on the current EXC's, but I needed to...

Not sure on the current EXC's, but I needed to epoxy the magnet to the rotor on my 690enduro. Apparently the 690's sensor was picking up the bolt heads, not a magnet (I think the older EXC's may have...
Forum: Ride reports 12-07-2010, 07:48 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 85,191
Posted By Para504
95% are pretty obvious - but some aren't... I...

95% are pretty obvious - but some aren't... I remember one or two that were nasty surprises waiting to happen (If you are ripping it up making good time). Also, some of the farmers maintanence on the...
Forum: New Zealand 11-30-2010, 10:28 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 56,371
Posted By Para504
+1 on RBott's riser / damper mount. Check out...

+1 on RBott's riser / damper mount. Check out the vendor section...
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