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Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-26-2009, 09:08 AM
Replies: 11,016
Views: 858,511
Posted By hedgetron
That was a great ride guys... It was nice to get...

That was a great ride guys... It was nice to get back out there even if it was just for a couple of hours. I even got home in time to do a couple of stupid chores!

Todd, that Tipsico Lake route...
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2007, 01:40 PM
Replies: 8,885
Views: 1,929,749
Posted By hedgetron
Not so good Friday

-<?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" /><st1:State w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">OR-</st1:place></st1:State> how to re-jet a BST40 the hard...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-29-2006, 02:37 PM
Replies: 9,293
Views: 3,610,048
Posted By hedgetron
Deja vu.....

http://www.kornel.com/gallery/albums/Europe/normal_P1010159.jpg (http://www.kornel.com/gallery/albums/Europe/P1010159.jpg)


Hey Korny,

Would that photo happen to have been taken in the...
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2006, 10:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,174
Posted By hedgetron
Hey Max, I guess I wouldn't say that the...

Hey Max,

I guess I wouldn't say that the the 640's stock lights are great, but they are better than all of the other dual sports I have ridden (Stock XR's, KLR's etc.). Let's just say they are...
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2006, 06:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,174
Posted By hedgetron
Uh... Thanks for the scolding, I guess. I...

Uh...

Thanks for the scolding, I guess. I promise to check next time rather than add to the bad karma of stupid questions!!!! Yes, I should have checked the monstrous thread index, my fault. I...
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2006, 02:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,174
Posted By hedgetron
640a High beam / low beam / combo beam?

Hey all,

After a beautiful and lengthy night ride last night (vampire rider!!!) I have been thinking about a headlamp modification. I don't know how the older 640 Adventures are set up, but on...
Forum: Thumpers 08-31-2006, 02:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 818
Posted By hedgetron
Thanks for the info fella's I'll probably...

Thanks for the info fella's

I'll probably just kludge the setting of the wheel size until the numbers match up nicely with the GPS. Not really concerned with any mileage differences, but...
Forum: Thumpers 08-31-2006, 09:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 818
Posted By hedgetron
Speedo Accuracy

I'm riding a 2006 KTM 640 Adventure (stock tires/rims) and my speedometer is consistently high by 4 to 5 mph at speeds above 50mph. This is checked against my 276c which I know to be inherently...
Forum: Thumpers 08-19-2006, 09:15 AM
Replies: 8,885
Views: 1,929,749
Posted By hedgetron
I love your obscure references Meat.... I...

I love your obscure references Meat....

I must not fear. Fear is the mind-killer. Fear is the little-death that brings total obliteration. I will face my fear. I will permit it to pass over me...
Forum: Thumpers 08-16-2006, 11:03 PM
Replies: 8,885
Views: 1,929,749
Posted By hedgetron
Hilarious Meat!! I think my ex-girlfriend...

Hilarious Meat!!

I think my ex-girlfriend is a member. You know, magik lesbians and shit...
Forum: Thumpers 08-16-2006, 09:17 PM
Replies: 8,885
Views: 1,929,749
Posted By hedgetron
postulationing

+1 for the Creeper explanation.

Think of it simply: Take an ordinary creeper (sorry bout that creep) and put a bag of cement on it. Pretty low cog, no? Now, remove the bag and weld a 4 foot...
Forum: Beasts 08-15-2006, 10:06 PM
Replies: 3,283
Views: 917,209
Posted By hedgetron
Still in the TDM club

Sorry to butt into your thread, but as some of you may have noticed, I'm trying to sell my TDM to help pay off the KTM.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=158485

There has got to...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-26-2006, 09:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 743
Posted By hedgetron
Boxerbro, I had the same problem on my new...

Boxerbro,

I had the same problem on my new 276c when I first tried to load maps.

Read all about it!!!

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=153707

Anyway, I downloaded the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-25-2006, 02:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,577
Posted By hedgetron
I just ordered a roadbook holder from KTM...

I just ordered a roadbook holder from KTM Cyclehutt and the guy I talked to said they were making deals on the 2 640 Adventures they had left. OTD for 8,000 or so... Easily worth a phone call.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-22-2006, 03:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,131
Posted By hedgetron
Hey Arch & Gramps, Yeah, I made sure that...

Hey Arch & Gramps,

Yeah, I made sure that the detail level was set somewhwere that all the streets at least would come up. After my magical "fix" even on the absolute lowest detail level, there...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-22-2006, 11:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,131
Posted By hedgetron
Thanks for the quick responses guys. I knew I...

Thanks for the quick responses guys. I knew I could count on this forum for support!

Crazy thing happened in the last few hours, here's how it went:

I actually did think that I might not be...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-22-2006, 10:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,131
Posted By hedgetron
Pissed Trouble with a new 276c and Mapsource

First, lemme say that I did search for answers here first before I even read every page on Garmins's FAQ website. Well, here I am again literally 10 hrs later still trying to figure this thing out. ...
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2006, 07:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,869
Posted By hedgetron
I installed the Fastways and got about .5 inches...

I installed the Fastways and got about .5 inches lower per side. That, plus Loaded's extra tall risers and the Magura EX bars greatly improved my riding position.

6'1", 34" inseam.

(Fastway...
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2006, 09:08 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,127
Posted By hedgetron
I just like my 640 Adventure because it is...

I just like my 640 Adventure because it is orange. :D

Orange = performance. Or is it yellow? I can't remember what the kids are putting on their cars anymore......
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2006, 02:11 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,612
Posted By hedgetron
Happy birthday Chris! It's finally nice in...

Happy birthday Chris!

It's finally nice in Michigan (been raining for 2 weeks straight). Now I can go out and play!

Oh yeah, thanks alot for contributing to my new found debt issues. If it...
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2006, 08:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 540
Posted By hedgetron
Bars (w/o beer)

Thanks for the replys.

Yeah, I have considered an ATV type of bar with an inherently taller rise, but rather than go broke trying out different bar heights, I thought I would start with the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-18-2006, 08:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 540
Posted By hedgetron
Yet another bar riser question

After searching through all the various threads about bar risers for an '06 640 Adventure, I am nothing but even more confused now. Here are a few things I have learned:

The '06's come from the...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-16-2006, 02:21 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,933
Posted By hedgetron
MX bars

Hey Eddie, where you at?

I just replaced my MX bars with the Magura EX (better ergo's for me on the 640 Adventure). My MX's have about 50 miles on them...

Whaddaya got to trade?
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2006, 08:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,594
Posted By hedgetron
640 sound...

You said Agricultural... That's great!!! Although I think my stock '06 sounds more like a diesel tug boat. Pulls like a freakin' tractor from hell, but has that weird and delicious shhbopp!...
Forum: Thumpers 05-13-2006, 11:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,028
Posted By hedgetron
Had the 125 version in the same delicious green. ...

Had the 125 version in the same delicious green. Seemed fast as hell at the time, but I was 13....

truly a time where the only limitations were my skill and guts.
Forum: Thumpers 05-13-2006, 11:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,327
Posted By hedgetron
KTM Adventure

At 6'2" 260 lbs I had this quandry also. I ended up with an '06 KTM 640 Adventure that I feel is more suited to my size. I can't flat foot the Adventure, so I'm not killing the suspension even though...
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2006, 09:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 817
Posted By hedgetron
Ho. Lee. Crap... I wonder if you could...

Ho. Lee. Crap...

I wonder if you could take it over a lake!!!!
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2006, 08:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 471
Posted By hedgetron
640 suspension "break in"

Did any of you 640 Adventure owners notice an additional sag in the suspension after your first couple hundred miles? Mine's only 2 weeks old, but I just gave it a serious 100 mile workout on country...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-04-2006, 09:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,249
Posted By hedgetron
PM'd ya...

PM'd ya...
Forum: Vendors 05-04-2006, 09:11 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 56,356
Posted By hedgetron
Will these risers fit on an '06 640 Adventure? ...

Will these risers fit on an '06 640 Adventure?

If so, I may be in for a set....

Thanks
Forum: Orange Crush 05-03-2006, 08:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,249
Posted By hedgetron
Stock 950 handlebars

Any of you guys have a pair of stock 950 handlebars you wanna get rid of? (Renthal, I think). I read here somewhere that they have more "sweep" than the Magura MX's or the Pastrana's. I have a new...
Forum: Equipment 05-02-2006, 03:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 629
Posted By hedgetron
I ordered an Arai Tourcross (Japanese version of...

I ordered an Arai Tourcross (Japanese version of the XD) from this site and had a very good experience. Polite, personable and very quick shipping.
Forum: Equipment 05-01-2006, 05:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 482
Posted By hedgetron
Headlamp / Tank protection

Anybody ever use this stuff for protecting their headlamps?

http://www.xpel.com/products/headlight.asp

72407


They make some stock sizes for bikes, but I think I am gonna try to just...
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2006, 06:48 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,562
Posted By hedgetron
Thanks for the responses… I’ve been through so...

Thanks for the responses… I’ve been through so many posts from Creeper that I am wondering just how many 640’s he has and how he keeps them so immaculate!
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Forum: Thumpers 04-26-2006, 09:27 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,562
Posted By hedgetron
Yeah, yeah, new 640....

I know you've heard it all before, but it is time to stop lurking and come out into the light. Hello all, I just rode home on my new '06 Adventure 640. Wow. Just about what I expected but BIGGER! I'm...
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