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Forum: Orange Crush 11-16-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 734
Views: 92,962
Posted By Monterey_BS
Too funny! Very, very late to the party... ...

Too funny!

Very, very late to the party...

I've an '09 950SER and '12 690ER. (I've also got an '09 Duke, but that's another story.) Both are great bikes that I do ride and have ridden all...
Forum: Thumpers 11-13-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 19,414
Views: 2,199,827
Posted By Monterey_BS
Great idea! Where were you on Sunday night when...

Great idea! Where were you on Sunday night when I needed you??? :lol3
I was able to keep the fan exposed, but it wasn't easy. I'll also take a look at your mod when I go back in to work on the...
Forum: Thumpers 11-13-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 19,414
Views: 2,199,827
Posted By Monterey_BS
Two reason: There's still the parking bulb in...

Two reason:
There's still the parking bulb in there.
I fall down a lot and quite often I get very wet. Putting the boot back on seemed a good idea for keeping the lens from filling with water and...
Forum: Thumpers 11-13-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 19,414
Views: 2,199,827
Posted By Monterey_BS
Cyclops LED H4 Headlight

I decided to replace the stock wax candle headlight when I ran out of matches.

I was reading on the showoff thread (ScottPDX, if memory serves) about the Cyclops LED H4 and thought I'd give it a...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-06-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 2,413
Views: 318,344
Posted By Monterey_BS
I've had my bike upside down on the Black Dog...

I've had my bike upside down on the Black Dog plate. It's indestructible. Wish I was. :D
On the Rotopak mount, I wouldn't bother. I've used a pair of the small Rok Straps to secure two 1 gal....
Forum: Thumpers 11-02-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 19,414
Views: 2,199,827
Posted By Monterey_BS
+1 on the false neutrals. I can find them. Alll...

+1 on the false neutrals. I can find them. Alll I need to do is look. As with my BMWs, loading the lever before shifting reduces the likelihood of any mishaps.
Forum: Thumpers 11-02-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 19,414
Views: 2,199,827
Posted By Monterey_BS
Well, if you do, and it doesn't work, I'm right...

Well, if you do, and it doesn't work, I'm right down the road with a brand new safari tank for sale... :D
Forum: Thumpers 11-02-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 2,031
Views: 664,532
Posted By Monterey_BS
+1, but admittedly didn't try anything else.

+1, but admittedly didn't try anything else.
Forum: Thumpers 10-17-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 2,031
Views: 664,532
Posted By Monterey_BS
Lee, I've got the Berg hoops on my 950SE and...

Lee,
I've got the Berg hoops on my 950SE and they are quality kit. For my 690 I gave up and just went with the TT racks over other options because of the trussed lower arm. They are quite sturdy,...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-09-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 2,413
Views: 318,344
Posted By Monterey_BS
Toss the tape for fuel lines. Go to Summit...

Toss the tape for fuel lines. Go to Summit Racing and find their heat barrier sleeves. I run all my fuel lines through this stuff. It's the same material as their adhesive backed barrier. It's...
Forum: Thumpers 10-04-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 2,031
Views: 664,532
Posted By Monterey_BS
I have a whole set of Kriega US bags. Don't...

I have a whole set of Kriega US bags. Don't think they'll work. I have a Motofizz seatbag I got from Aerostich many years ago. I'm thinkin' the medium might work. Good kit, expandable, very...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-04-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 2,413
Views: 318,344
Posted By Monterey_BS
I'm getting the same thing now (regular 5 bar...

I'm getting the same thing now (regular 5 bar running) and the only change (already done the flush) is the Powercell tank. The only thing I can figure is that the closed back is somehow trapping...
Forum: Airheads 09-22-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 1,834
Views: 665,060
Posted By Monterey_BS
+1 on a great demonstration with a great...

+1 on a great demonstration with a great soundtrack, even though there was a wheelie component missing.
I'm sure you're not alone in that self-assessment. I know I sure have similar thoughts.
Forum: Ride reports 09-21-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 43,692
Posted By Monterey_BS
Yup.

Yup.
Forum: Thumpers 09-20-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 2,031
Views: 664,532
Posted By Monterey_BS
+1. I've got a similar setup with an old set of...

+1. I've got a similar setup with an old set of Wolfman Expedition Drybags and a much used KTM tank bag that perform admirably well.
Forum: Thumpers 09-20-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 19,414
Views: 2,199,827
Posted By Monterey_BS
Being the anal, detail-oriented engineer that I...

Being the anal, detail-oriented engineer that I am, I've collected and retained Life To-Date information on every bike I've ever owned. I've a '12 690ER and my experience is similar to yours,...
Forum: GPS Tracks - West & PNW 09-04-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 25,976
Posted By Monterey_BS
Thanks, Jerry. Given your advice to our KLR...

Thanks, Jerry. Given your advice to our KLR friend, I thought you might be riding something smaller.
Forum: GPS Tracks - West & PNW 09-03-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 25,976
Posted By Monterey_BS
Jerry, What are you riding on your scouting...

Jerry,
What are you riding on your scouting rides these days?
Forum: Thumpers 09-02-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 2,031
Views: 664,532
Posted By Monterey_BS
Kreiga US System

I run various combinations of the Kreiga US bags without a rack uaing their Rack Loops mounted to the rear plastics. Once snug, the bag never moves. Slipping the rear straps off and flipping the...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-28-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 2,413
Views: 318,344
Posted By Monterey_BS
Try Black Dog Cycle Works. They make it. They...

Try Black Dog Cycle Works. They make it. They sell it. I've got one. PM me, if interested.
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 19,414
Views: 2,199,827
Posted By Monterey_BS
Well, low and behold, the pin mount appears to be...

Well, low and behold, the pin mount appears to be slightly asymmetrical because when I flipped it around the inteference was almost gone. By polishing the offending corner there is now daylight. I...
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 19,414
Views: 2,199,827
Posted By Monterey_BS
From memory I believe it is an 071 kit, but I'll...

From memory I believe it is an 071 kit, but I'll do the dumpster dive to confirm.



One thing I notice from your install that is different than mine is that I have the stamped part number...
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 19,414
Views: 2,199,827
Posted By Monterey_BS
GPR v4 Install Question

Everything was going great, until I opened up the package...

I can't be the first person ever to have installed a GPR v4 stabilizer in a '12 690ER, but from the responses I'm getting out of GPR I...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-15-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 5,692
Views: 1,750,710
Posted By Monterey_BS
Ooooh, I like that set-up. First time I've seen...

Ooooh, I like that set-up. First time I've seen that, although I have seen a typical EXC before. Tell me more. I may not be as done as I thought.
Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 4,276
Views: 1,410,611
Posted By Monterey_BS
Central Coast Ridge Rd.

Not quite as spectacular, but still a nice Sunday ride.

Overlooking the Ventana Wilderness South of Big Sur...
...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-13-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 5,692
Views: 1,750,710
Posted By Monterey_BS
Congrats! You will not be disappointed. I thought...

Congrats! You will not be disappointed. I thought about orange, too. I ultimately chose the white whale look because it allowed me to get rid of the fuel level sensor.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-13-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 5,692
Views: 1,750,710
Posted By Monterey_BS
Just to extend the Powercell tank theme a bit longer...

http://montereybs.smugmug.com/photos/i-KxxcPrx/0/M/i-KxxcPrx-M.jpg (http://montereybs.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/KTM-950SER-2009/30535202_t5sPPQ#!i=3336064321&k=KxxcPrx&lb=1&s=A)

I too am looking to...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-13-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 5,692
Views: 1,750,710
Posted By Monterey_BS
Not the least of which is the fact that it's now...

Not the least of which is the fact that it's now a 990...
Forum: Thumpers 08-09-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 19,414
Views: 2,199,827
Posted By Monterey_BS
I've also got the Black Dog extended pegs on my...

I've also got the Black Dog extended pegs on my '12 which are ~1/2in lower. Great bit of kit and incorporate a bottle opener.
Forum: Thumpers 08-09-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 4,276
Views: 1,410,611
Posted By Monterey_BS
And here's one with a Kreiga US-20 on top... ...

And here's one with a Kreiga US-20 on top...

http://montereybs.smugmug.com/photos/i-f4jvpZS/0/M/i-f4jvpZS-M.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 08-03-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 19,414
Views: 2,199,827
Posted By Monterey_BS
I'm generally pretty easy on tires and I got...

I'm generally pretty easy on tires and I got 3900mi out of the original MT21 rear and 5100 out of the front. Needless to say I was shocked. My second set has not faired nearly as well - half gone...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-30-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 560
Views: 78,334
Posted By Monterey_BS
You know you're a 950R owner when...

Everybody (even other KTM owners) say it's too tall and all you can think or say is...

I DO NOT CARE (even at 6-1)

There is no bike that can match it - on road, off road, it doesn't matter...
Forum: Thumpers 07-27-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 4,276
Views: 1,410,611
Posted By Monterey_BS
Ridin' 'Round Flagstaff

Hauled my bike to Flagstaff last weekend to ride in the Coconino NF with a buddy of mine on an 1190. Spectacular country with countless options for terrain, difficulty, and views. All ADV stuff...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-26-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 5,692
Views: 1,750,710
Posted By Monterey_BS
Beautiful work! Wish I'd thought of that four...

Beautiful work! Wish I'd thought of that four years ago. I'm way past that now, though. You are absolutely correct that the original lines are striking and almost impossible to duplicate...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-24-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 5,692
Views: 1,750,710
Posted By Monterey_BS
I always try to be riding my 690 when planning to...

I always try to be riding my 690 when planning to get my leg stuck under a bike. I find the extrication time gets cut in half, relative to the 950, although much of that improvement may be due to my...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-22-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 5,692
Views: 1,750,710
Posted By Monterey_BS
Seems like the 2 into 1 pipe I used on mine was...

Seems like the 2 into 1 pipe I used on mine was done by FMF. I got it from BlackDog. As others have indicated, it didn't last. I run two Akros with a Motohooligan intake. It goes like a scalded...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-22-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 5,692
Views: 1,750,710
Posted By Monterey_BS
Lots of CJ stuff in the works. The only thing...

Lots of CJ stuff in the works. The only thing missing is the larger clutch fluid reservoir. Highly recommended (by me, at least).

Seriously consider moving to a vacuum pump when you move to...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-22-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 5,692
Views: 1,750,710
Posted By Monterey_BS
+ whatever. Awake and ready to rumble.

+ whatever. Awake and ready to rumble.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-16-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 2,413
Views: 318,344
Posted By Monterey_BS
Which one do you have?

Which one do you have?
Forum: Orange Crush 07-06-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 2,413
Views: 318,344
Posted By Monterey_BS
I'd also recommend using their (Summit) hose...

I'd also recommend using their (Summit) hose sleeves on fuel lines. It completes the heat protection, especially when running a vacuum pump.
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