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Forum: Road warriors 07-21-2013, 05:52 PM
Replies: 1,996
Views: 310,718
Posted By flyingreg
I don't have the bike yet, picking up Tues.. It...

I don't have the bike yet, picking up Tues.. It looks like the tail rack or side cases are the most rear spot on RT.

The KTM is 90", I am surprised the RT is shorter in length.

Thanks!
Forum: Road warriors 07-21-2013, 04:47 PM
Replies: 1,996
Views: 310,718
Posted By flyingreg
Overall Length of R1200RT

I am picking up a new R1200RT from a distant dealership. I am towing in trades to dealer so will be towing new RT home.

Can someone measure their RT and tell me the overall length from the font...
Forum: Vendors 08-31-2011, 10:25 AM
Replies: 403
Views: 94,987
Posted By flyingreg
bad taste solution

I stumbled onto this while looking at the Hydrapak website, hydrapak manufactures the Geigerrig bladder. I know some have been experiencing some bad water taste with their new units, so thought this...
Forum: Vendors 08-26-2011, 04:48 PM
Replies: 403
Views: 94,987
Posted By flyingreg
Just an FYI on my purchasing experience. I...

Just an FYI on my purchasing experience. I purchased a 1200 rig in camo. I got the pack in a few days and a week later got the free goodies. I am very happy with the hydration pack and the filter...
Forum: Equipment 08-11-2011, 02:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,308
Posted By flyingreg
I have used this company to resole my boots. They...

I have used this company to resole my boots. They did a fantastic job, the workmanship was first rate, turnaround time was very fast, 2 day max. And, the price was right.

Factory Resole...
Forum: Vendors 08-09-2011, 09:45 AM
Replies: 403
Views: 94,987
Posted By flyingreg
1200 camo rig just ordered. I'll be watching for...

1200 camo rig just ordered. I'll be watching for the mailman again. :evil

Thanks Geigerrig and ADV inmates.
Forum: Orange Crush 03-20-2011, 05:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 471
Posted By flyingreg
OK, I may have mis-spoke. A look at the...

OK, I may have mis-spoke. A look at the aforementioned company website and I don't see H&B listed there anymore. Hmmm...looks like the US distributorship has shifted to Adventure Motostuff...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-20-2011, 05:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 471
Posted By flyingreg
Yes, the part in question is replaceable. Get a...

Yes, the part in question is replaceable. Get a hold of Chris @ EurotechMotorsports (http://www.eurotechmotorsports.com/Company_Info/Company_Information.cfm), they are the US distributor for Hepco &...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-10-2011, 09:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 783
Posted By flyingreg
I can do it for you if you can get the parts...

I can do it for you if you can get the parts delivered to:

Valley Cycle Motorsports
3917 Buck Owens Boulevard
Bakersfield, CA 93308-4927
(661) 324-0768...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-10-2011, 09:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 993
Posted By flyingreg
The little bastards shoot right thru the wind,...

The little bastards shoot right thru the wind, amazing. So, get used to it my friend, bugs are part of the experience package, no extra charge.
Forum: Orange Crush 03-06-2011, 10:15 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 16,604
Posted By flyingreg
Why use a chain oiler...

I am a little confused on this subject. I am sure someone has an answer as to why you would put a chain oiler on a bike with a sealed (O-ring) chain drive. This makes little sense to me. The chain...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-27-2011, 12:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,417
Posted By flyingreg
Find a new '10 for around $13K USD if you can. I...

Find a new '10 for around $13K USD if you can. I know they are out there. You will be pleased with your decision to do so. No real difference between '10 & '11 model except paint. I think you can...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-20-2011, 08:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,984
Posted By flyingreg
Something to consider if using or planning to use...

Something to consider if using or planning to use shock boots, such as shock sox, is that even with regular cleaning, any trapped gritty dirt (all dirt is gritty) will be scoring your pretty shiny...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-18-2011, 01:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,780
Posted By flyingreg
I would not advise this. The dual wall...

I would not advise this. The dual wall construction gives the cases rigidity. I think gutting the cases would severely weaken them overall.
Forum: Vendors 02-07-2011, 03:47 PM
Replies: 384
Views: 58,897
Posted By flyingreg
I finally got around to installing the light kit...

I finally got around to installing the light kit on my 990. I opted for the dimmer switch. I am very pleased with Jake's creation. The design, workmanship, and execution are top shelf. Thanks Jake...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-07-2011, 02:42 PM
Replies: 7,080
Views: 2,369,430
Posted By flyingreg
Hyder AK

http://i160.photobucket.com/albums/t184/flyingreg/Warning.jpg
Forum: Orange Crush 01-11-2011, 10:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,813
Posted By flyingreg
You don't need an appt. with the CHP office. Go...

You don't need an appt. with the CHP office. Go find an on-duty chippee either sitting beside the road or at a coffee shop on break and ask the chippee to complete the verification. Heck, you could...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-30-2010, 12:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,533
Posted By flyingreg
They don't make extension cords long enough to...

They don't make extension cords long enough to suit my riding. :lol3 Seriously though, unless a new source of energy is not discovered, electricity costs will follow the price of fossil fuel. Almost...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-29-2010, 12:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,853
Posted By flyingreg
I'm happy with the KTM tankbag. It is well made,...

I'm happy with the KTM tankbag. It is well made, plenty roomy, and pretty water tight. The price is good too.
Forum: Equipment 12-26-2010, 11:05 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 38,615
Posted By flyingreg
I purchased a Luxurylite Cot this past summer,...

I purchased a Luxurylite Cot this past summer, using it on a trip up to Idaho. The cot works very well and was as good as advertised. I placed it under the REI tent as was suggested by the maker of...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-24-2010, 07:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,247
Posted By flyingreg
Merry Christmas to all!

Merry Christmas to all!
Forum: Orange Crush 12-17-2010, 01:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 997
Posted By flyingreg
Western Service Contract Corp. offers extended...

Western Service Contract Corp. offers extended warranties for most every bike. The coverage is better, more extensive, than the KTM warranty, gives one additional year, for the same price. No...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-13-2010, 11:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 890
Posted By flyingreg
The purpose of the grease is mostly to prevent...

The purpose of the grease is mostly to prevent galling of the aluminum threads in the subframe section. The grease also assists in reducing corrosion.
Forum: Orange Crush 12-10-2010, 01:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 857
Posted By flyingreg
$600, give or take, in clean good condition. I...

$600, give or take, in clean good condition. I picked up a set from a fellow inmate in practically new condition for less than that, but you won't see that too often.
Forum: Orange Crush 12-08-2010, 09:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,543
Posted By flyingreg
AFAIK there is no such thing as an "R" engine....

AFAIK there is no such thing as an "R" engine. There is but one ADV engine, only different mapping between the two models. For $80 you can get the "R" map on your otherwise standard Adv. and increase...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-22-2010, 11:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,665
Posted By flyingreg
There are plenty of KTM dealers in the south...

There are plenty of KTM dealers in the south east. I think if you look in a broad circle from where you are and make it known that you are a serious buyer, one will let you test ride a 990. A dealer...
Forum: Vendors 11-19-2010, 03:44 PM
Replies: 384
Views: 58,897
Posted By flyingreg
I had talked to Jake a couple months back and he...

I had talked to Jake a couple months back and he had said he would be pitting for the Baja 1000. Give him a little time, he'll get us all squared away. He is not a slacker.
Forum: Orange Crush 11-18-2010, 12:05 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,082
Posted By flyingreg
I would really like to see someone reverse...

I would really like to see someone reverse engineer a Bobgear Ibex trailer. As a uni type trailer for offroad use, the design is great. Current weight as a bicycle trailer at 17# means that even if...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-16-2010, 11:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,361
Posted By flyingreg
model specific paint protection kits

Invisible Patterns (http://www.invisiblepatterns.com/) Go to this link and call this company, ask for Dutch. They make CAD designed, laser cut patterns using 3M Scotchguard material, for nearly any...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-09-2010, 11:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,381
Posted By flyingreg
Ahhhh! I see you went for the aftermarket...

Ahhhh! I see you went for the aftermarket upgrades. Good on ya!:wink:
Forum: Orange Crush 10-20-2010, 05:40 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 29,889
Posted By flyingreg
Here ya go.....LINKY...

Here ya go.....LINKY (http://cyb.smugmug.com/gallery/7250813_ZxQA5#465979444_cW2xa)
Forum: Orange Crush 10-16-2010, 08:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,783
Posted By flyingreg
+1 for Brady, he makes good stuff.

+1 for Brady, he makes good stuff.
Forum: Orange Crush 10-15-2010, 04:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,314
Posted By flyingreg
I fitted FMF Ti Q4's and initially did not remap....

I fitted FMF Ti Q4's and initially did not remap. It isn't required and bike ran fine with stock map. The only issue is I had sucky fuel economy, 32-33 mpg, both pre and post new cans. I had the...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-15-2010, 02:37 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,748
Posted By flyingreg
After reading all the posts in this thread I...

After reading all the posts in this thread I thought I might as well add my experiences with my '10 990. The bike currently has 2600 on the clock. For the record, my weight is 200#. Two weeks ago,...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-20-2010, 08:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,216
Posted By flyingreg
I have been using Amsoil for many years. Over...

I have been using Amsoil for many years. Over 120K miles in my bikes, run smooth as silk. 20W-50 is the ticket.

Motorrex $17/qt. Give me a break!
Forum: Orange Crush 09-15-2010, 01:31 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,104
Posted By flyingreg
Left tank has the fuel pump. Or, just catch a...

Left tank has the fuel pump. Or, just catch a lift with the blonde.:evil
Forum: Orange Crush 09-15-2010, 12:06 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,104
Posted By flyingreg
25 miles once the light came on; 155 miles before...

25 miles once the light came on; 155 miles before I'm walking if I'm not already stopped in front of a gas pump.
Forum: Orange Crush 09-14-2010, 06:34 PM
Replies: 50
Poll: Mpg 950/990
Views: 5,527
Posted By flyingreg
2010 990, FMF's, stocker otherwise. Plan to do...

2010 990, FMF's, stocker otherwise. Plan to do the SAS and canister removal sooner than later. So far, 32 mpg regardless of how I ride it. Not what I expected. The poor fuel economy only bugs me due...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-14-2010, 02:07 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,920
Posted By flyingreg
I just saw this thread for the first time. I'm...

I just saw this thread for the first time. I'm still very much the noob with the new '10 990. Bike is still basically stock except for the FMF's. I have only averaged 30 mpg both before and after...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-13-2010, 11:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,453
Posted By flyingreg
fleabay has em for $23.95 + 2 postage. eBay...

fleabay has em for $23.95 + 2 postage. eBay Shocksox...
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