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Forum: Ride reports Yesterday, 07:54 PM
Replies: 145
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Posted By NickW909
Kevin showed my the way out to Crater Lake. ...

Kevin showed my the way out to Crater Lake.

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Forum: Ride reports Yesterday, 07:50 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 15,948
Posted By NickW909
Had a great weekend in Bend thanks to Kevin and...

Had a great weekend in Bend thanks to Kevin and Mindy, what a great couple!

Kevin was a great help sorting the bike, running down to the moto shops and fabing a support for my GPS mount amongst...
Forum: Ride reports 09-21-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 15,948
Posted By NickW909
TAT Summary. Day 1 - 287 miles. Tellico...

TAT Summary.

Day 1 - 287 miles. Tellico Plains to Lawrenceburg
Day 2 - 249 miles. Lawrenceburg to Oxford
Day 3 - 229 miles. Oxford to Clarendon
Day 4 - 207 miles. Clarendon to TAT Shak
Day 5...
Forum: Ride reports 09-21-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 15,948
Posted By NickW909
There you are an average dirt rider (me) thinking...

There you are an average dirt rider (me) thinking about doing the TAT, you read a few ride reports, watch a few youtube vids and think you can handle the ride. Plain sailing until Colorado then...
Forum: Ride reports 09-21-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 15,948
Posted By NickW909
DH, Thanks and likewise. Great riding with...

DH,

Thanks and likewise. Great riding with you and hope your home already.
Keep in touch and I'm already looking forward to our next ride followed by a couple of beers..... of course! !

...
Forum: Ride reports 09-20-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 15,948
Posted By NickW909
Sorry about the lack of updates. Im in Bend, OR...

Sorry about the lack of updates. Im in Bend, OR servicing the bike. Will do TAT summary later.

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Nick.

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Forum: Ride reports 09-15-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 15,948
Posted By NickW909
Well, that was a hell of a surprise! Nevada,...

Well, that was a hell of a surprise!
Nevada, nothing like I imagined. I was expecting a flat sandy area with a large town with flashing lights and gamblers. ..;-)
I've been up and down more...
Forum: Ride reports 09-15-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 15,948
Posted By NickW909
Thanks for following along, hope you, wife and...

Thanks for following along, hope you, wife and kids are all well.


Nick.

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Forum: Ride reports 09-14-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 15,948
Posted By NickW909
Hello and thanks. I'm in the middle of...

Hello and thanks.

I'm in the middle of Nevada, Battle Mountain. Have about 2 mores days in Nevada then into Oregon for probably 2 1/2 days.
Then heading south, looking for a place to crash for a...
Forum: Ride reports 09-13-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 15,948
Posted By NickW909
Thanks Scott. Was great meeting you and...

Thanks Scott.

Was great meeting you and Julie.

We met up with a group of 4 heading your way in Green River.

Tell the neighbour to look after my cat... ;-)
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Forum: Ride reports 09-12-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 145
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Posted By NickW909
Spent the last couple of days in the last section...

Spent the last couple of days in the last section of Utah and getting into Nevada.
Stayed at the Border Inn last night. Strange place, the sleep in Utah but eat in Nevada. If your late for dinner...
Forum: Ride reports 09-12-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 15,948
Posted By NickW909
As CA says its a roll chart that will be up for...

As CA says its a roll chart that will be up for sale when I get to Oregon. Advert in the flea market soon!

Nick.

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Forum: Ride reports 09-12-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 15,948
Posted By NickW909
So there is no oil seal! There's an oilway that...

So there is no oil seal! There's an oilway that feeds oil into the area behind the slave and I assume exits via the push rod tube.

Looks like my Oberon failed...

Nick.

Sent from a little...
Forum: Thumpers 09-12-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 18,516
Views: 2,021,869
Posted By NickW909
Yes there should be oil there. After talking...

Yes there should be oil there.

After talking to the guy at Oberon who said there should be a seal and looking at all the parts and service manuals and talking to 2 KTM dealers without finding...
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 18,516
Views: 2,021,869
Posted By NickW909
Not sure now there is a seal on that side, looks...

Not sure now there is a seal on that side, looks like a bearing from the pictures.

There's only a small amount of oil behind the slave.

Problem is this oil is getting into the slave. I spoke...
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 18,516
Views: 2,021,869
Posted By NickW909
Thanks for the info but... There is another...

Thanks for the info but...

There is another seal inside the casing that stops oil coming in from the engine.

The gasket you mention is ok. I have engine oil getting into the slave not leaking...
Forum: Ride reports 09-11-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 15,948
Posted By NickW909
Badly. Its the oil seal in the case thats...

Badly.

Its the oil seal in the case thats leaking engine oil into the back of the slave.

Im trying to find a part number for the seal but not having any luck. Cant see it in the parts manual...
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 18,516
Views: 2,021,869
Posted By NickW909
Help! The seal behind my clutch slave is...

Help!

The seal behind my clutch slave is leaking.
Trying to find it on the parts list but not having any luck.
Anyone replaced this, got a part number?
How easy/hard is it to replace?


Nick.
Forum: Ride reports 09-10-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 15,948
Posted By NickW909
Canyon day in Utah. Looks like we lucked out...

Canyon day in Utah.

Looks like we lucked out with the weather. The storm that came through yesterday had washed through the canyons and washes, the sand was damp and packed.
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Forum: Ride reports 09-09-2014, 11:06 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 15,948
Posted By NickW909
Hello, Only suspension change is a 90nm...

Hello,

Only suspension change is a 90nm spring in the shock. I have the adjusters backed out all the way on the forks and most of the time their ok. They were to hard on the white rim trail, but...
Forum: Ride reports 09-09-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 15,948
Posted By NickW909
Some great beer in CO & UT. Sent from a...

Some great beer in CO & UT.

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Forum: Ride reports 09-09-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 15,948
Posted By NickW909
I have a riding buddy for the rest of the TAT. ...

I have a riding buddy for the rest of the TAT.

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Forum: Ride reports 09-09-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 15,948
Posted By NickW909
White Rim Trail Great ride with some...

White Rim Trail

Great ride with some stunning scenery, but it beat the hell out of me! After 3 weeks on the road I was property more tired than I thought, but enjoyed every minute.
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Forum: Ride reports 09-09-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 15,948
Posted By NickW909
Don't pay too much attention to the detail in...

Don't pay too much attention to the detail in that map, I did it in about 10 seconds when a friend asked exactly where I would be going.

Thanks for the advice, I'm looking at passing by the...
Forum: Ride reports 09-09-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 15,948
Posted By NickW909
Pretty much as above. The bike was build by...

Pretty much as above.

The bike was build by Rally Raid and used as a show bike. They sold it after about 1 year. They guy that bought it put on 1100 miles and bolted on some bling, oh and cleaned...
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 18,516
Views: 2,021,869
Posted By NickW909
Better than being in Eagle canyon being chased by...

Better than being in Eagle canyon being chased by a flash flood!! [emoji12]

Hope it's dried up by tomorrow.

Nick.

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Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 18,516
Views: 2,021,869
Posted By NickW909
Thanks for the replies. Found the problem......

Thanks for the replies.

Found the problem...

The seal inside the oberon slave was not seating properly.

Took off the circlip and slowly let the piston slid out a little then pushed it back...
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 1,105
Views: 140,569
Posted By NickW909
Nobody have any comments? Nick. Sent...

Nobody have any comments?

Nick.

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Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 18,516
Views: 2,021,869
Posted By NickW909
Help! Im loosing pressure in my clutch. ...

Help!

Im loosing pressure in my clutch.

If I hold the clutch in whilst in gear the engine will stall after about 20 seconds as the clutch is slowly releasing.

I installed an Oberon slave...
Forum: Ride reports 09-07-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 15,948
Posted By NickW909
Just back from the White Rim Trail. That's a long...

Just back from the White Rim Trail. That's a long hard ride for an old bastard. ..... I'm f@@cked!

Need food and beer....lots of beer...

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Forum: Thumpers 09-06-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 1,105
Views: 140,569
Posted By NickW909
I have just ridden across the Rockys with passes...

I have just ridden across the Rockys with passes upto 4000m (13000ft). I was quite surprised how affected the bike was.
It would bog down when starting to accelerate then the power would hit. I went...
Forum: Ride reports 09-06-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 15,948
Posted By NickW909
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Forum: Ride reports 09-06-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 15,948
Posted By NickW909
3 Step Hideaway. If haven't been here yet...

3 Step Hideaway.

If haven't been here yet go, NOW!

What a great place run by a great couple. Scott & Julie couldn't do enough to make us welcome. A beer was in hand almost before we got off our...
Forum: Ride reports 09-06-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 15,948
Posted By NickW909
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Forum: Ride reports 09-06-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 15,948
Posted By NickW909
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Forum: Ride reports 09-06-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 15,948
Posted By NickW909
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Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-03-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 1,487
Views: 138,810
Posted By NickW909
Monterra using OSM maps of the USA. I keep...

Monterra using OSM maps of the USA.

I keep getting the Garmin screen of death... garmin app has stopped. Wait or OK. I could just be trying to zoom in (when the zoom buttons work) or scrolling...
Forum: Ride reports 09-02-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 15,948
Posted By NickW909
Only been in Colorado a few hours but loving it...

Only been in Colorado a few hours but loving it already, you can't beat the mountains.

Plenty of room in the jail.
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Forum: Ride reports 09-02-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 15,948
Posted By NickW909
New Mexico was great, a welcome change from the...

New Mexico was great, a welcome change from the flatness of OK. I was quite amazed when I looked at my GPS, 1400 meters! When did we get so high? It was cold in the morning passing thru NM and being...
Forum: Ride reports 09-02-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 15,948
Posted By NickW909
Seen quite alot. Are they bred for hunting? ...

Seen quite alot. Are they bred for hunting?

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