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Forum: Equipment 12-25-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,287
Posted By Graniteone
The BMW Airflow Gloves are awesome! Best feel and...

The BMW Airflow Gloves are awesome! Best feel and fit for me. I wore them all summer and fall riding all kinds of bikes. I will probably buy a back up pair. I don't like a glove that feels too tight...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-25-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,841
Posted By Graniteone
Good stuff. I am subscribed only to keep Fin's...

Good stuff. I am subscribed only to keep Fin's head from swelling from all the kudos. :clap

However he is skilled.
Forum: Thumpers 12-18-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 2,392
Views: 360,237
Posted By Graniteone
Nothing that requires the bike to go back to the...

Nothing that requires the bike to go back to the dealership in my mind. I haven't heard anything from my dealer regarding any of these things.
Forum: Thumpers 12-18-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 2,392
Views: 360,237
Posted By Graniteone
I wondered if anyone has added bleeder valves to...

I wondered if anyone has added bleeder valves to their front shocks? I have my suspension off the bike getting reworked and was thinking this might be a good idea.
Forum: Thumpers 12-18-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 2,392
Views: 360,237
Posted By Graniteone
All I is see is the rear foot brake lever bolt...

All I is see is the rear foot brake lever bolt needs to be tightened and or replaced.

Here is the bulletin with KTM acknowledged recalls.
...
Forum: Thumpers 12-15-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 19,879
Views: 2,308,111
Posted By Graniteone
Yep, took out both mounting bolts as I am...

Yep, took out both mounting bolts as I am replacing them with better ones. I'll remove the air box for installation. Thanks for that.
Forum: Thumpers 12-15-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 19,879
Views: 2,308,111
Posted By Graniteone
Ripped into my 2014 today so I can get my shocks...

Ripped into my 2014 today so I can get my shocks re-valved and dialed in. Figured while there is snow on the ground and I am not riding this would a good time to get it done. Yanking out the rear...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-08-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,274
Posted By Graniteone
Just wasted 60mins looking at videos of the...

Just wasted 60mins looking at videos of the Timbersleds and such. Looks like a freaking hoot, researching cheap 450 -500 cc candidates now. Should have hung onto my 525 for this activity.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-27-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,473
Posted By Graniteone
If they offer a demo day I will have to attend....

If they offer a demo day I will have to attend. These look like fun to me.
Forum: Thumpers 11-24-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,432
Posted By Graniteone
Ride it the way it is meant to be ridden and...

Ride it the way it is meant to be ridden and don't freaking worry about it. It is going get dirty and have more scratches than that if you are really doing it right.
Forum: Vendors 11-12-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,636
Posted By Graniteone
Sending you a PM now. Orange for me please.

Sending you a PM now. Orange for me please.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-12-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,413
Posted By Graniteone
Sure hope this guys isn't sleeping in his car the...

Sure hope this guys isn't sleeping in his car the last few days. :eek1
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-11-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 978
Posted By Graniteone
Here are the ones I like and have stayed at. ...

Here are the ones I like and have stayed at.

All of these have XC skiing in the winter and Ice skating. All have good food and friendly people.

VistaVerde.com Lodge located near Steamboat.
...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-11-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 15,530
Views: 2,391,431
Posted By Graniteone
Sold. Thanks Advrider. Garmin Montana for...

Sold. Thanks Advrider. Garmin Montana for sale. I ve had it for over a year. Great unit. Retails for $529 local inmate price $280
Includes Lithium battery and charger. Pm if you are interested....
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 19,879
Views: 2,308,111
Posted By Graniteone
I fought with peg installation while adding Pivot...

I fought with peg installation while adding Pivot Pegz to my bike. 30 mins of cursing and dodging flying springs and it I got them installed. The Jeff Slavens Video is now my go to guide for putting...
Forum: Thumpers 11-03-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,231
Posted By Graniteone
I have the 2014 690 and ride it all the time from...

I have the 2014 690 and ride it all the time from my house to dirt. It is way more fun all the way around. You will want a decent wind screen and perhaps a damper of some sort. I went with a Lynx...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-31-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 922
Posted By Graniteone
My recent experiences this riding season with...

My recent experiences this riding season with Foothills has been very good. Way better than two years ago.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-28-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,829
Posted By Graniteone
30,000+ miles riding all kinds of terrain around...

30,000+ miles riding all kinds of terrain around the Rockies and have dropped my bike a enough times to make a dent or two, my steel Hepco Becker engine guards are still holding up albeit a tad...
Forum: Thumpers 10-27-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 659
Posted By Graniteone
Where is the cracking happening exactly? I put a...

Where is the cracking happening exactly? I put a Seat Concept deal on mine and it was a bear to get the staples into the damn seat pan. I ll flip the seat over later today and take a look. Love the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-09-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 13,911
Posted By Graniteone
I was going to say to buy a 911 SC. But this...

I was going to say to buy a 911 SC. But this thread got me thinking about my 78' 911SC Euro Spec car. I bought it 12 years ago in New Hampshire for $6k and dumped another $3K into it to get it sorted...
Forum: Thumpers 10-09-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,104
Posted By Graniteone
I have the 2014 and it is a beast for sure. Not...

I have the 2014 and it is a beast for sure. Not sure how the one you test rode was set up but it blows away my old DR 650.

Very happy with my bike thus far. Hope it holds up to the abuse I am...
Forum: Thumpers 09-13-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 2,392
Views: 360,237
Posted By Graniteone
Just added the ABS dongle this morning. Super...

Just added the ABS dongle this morning. Super convenient. Good add on.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-12-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,748
Posted By Graniteone
You are right, there is no legal route out on the...

You are right, there is no legal route out on the West side that I am aware of. Have skied and motored around that area many times.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-12-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,748
Posted By Graniteone
Jones is open.... may have some snow from this...

Jones is open.... may have some snow from this last front however. Wouldn't want to get stuck on the West side as once it closes, it is closed for the season!
Forum: Vendors 09-11-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,351
Posted By Graniteone
These are sweet boxes. I have several of them.

These are sweet boxes. I have several of them.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-11-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,853
Posted By Graniteone
That looks worth viewing. I ll pop over Sunday...

That looks worth viewing. I ll pop over Sunday and again Monday morning.
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,521
Posted By Graniteone
Nothing new to add to this but my 2014 ranges...

Nothing new to add to this but my 2014 ranges between 150-180 miles. I carry a Rotopax 1gal for longer trips. Sounds like you should be good with just a few extra liters. Enjoy the bike.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-26-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 382
Posted By Graniteone
Oh man! That is a bummer. Sorry to hear that...

Oh man! That is a bummer. Sorry to hear that Tom. I am in town one more day if I can be of any help. Good to ride with you guys. Fin has my number.

Steve
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-19-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 586
Views: 82,747
Posted By Graniteone
Afternoon rain storms are a fact of life in the...

Afternoon rain storms are a fact of life in the Colorado mountains. Be prepared for rain whichever direction you decide to ride. An afternoon soaking can be both good and bad.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-19-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 586
Views: 82,747
Posted By Graniteone
Good size group of us going North to South...

Good size group of us going North to South starting Friday. Many in the group plan on doing the southern section of UTBDR right after the COBDR. Should be a good time.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-13-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 537
Posted By Graniteone
TFOG for sure.

TFOG for sure.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-31-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 20,938
Posted By Graniteone
Here is a response I just got back from Vurb...

Here is a response I just got back from Vurb after sending them an email voicing my displeasure. They still don't get a pass for accepting the video and posting it to begin with.

Hey Steve,
...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-31-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 20,938
Posted By Graniteone
Complete and utter jackasses!

Complete and utter jackasses!
Forum: Thumpers 07-30-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 2,392
Views: 360,237
Posted By Graniteone
Quick pic of my new Britannia Composite fairing....

Quick pic of my new Britannia Composite fairing. Pretty sweet to ride behind for sure.
http://i1242.photobucket.com/albums/gg530/Graniteone/2B513A38-E8BD-4D01-815B-51CCB985CD9D.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 07-30-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 2,392
Views: 360,237
Posted By Graniteone
Got my recall notice on Monday. Called my dealer...

Got my recall notice on Monday. Called my dealer and was told bolt just needed to be Loctited and retorqued. I had already changed out the brake lever and did the Loctite and retorquring. Here is a...
Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 2,392
Views: 360,237
Posted By Graniteone
Curious if anyone has dropped to a 14 on the...

Curious if anyone has dropped to a 14 on the front counter shaft sprocket and would care to comment? The gearing seems a little tall for the really steep loose stuff.

Loving this bike so far.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-22-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 15,530
Views: 2,391,431
Posted By Graniteone
Up for sale and located in Golden. This...

Up for sale and located in Golden.

This Jacket is Sold...Rev'it Tornado Jacket Size 52. In excellent condition. Full armor. Should fit 5'8"-6' 175lbs to 200lbs. I am 5'10" and 185lbs with a 44"...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-21-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 8,421
Posted By Graniteone
Not a fan of the Rainbow Family. I ve seen first...

Not a fan of the Rainbow Family. I ve seen first hand the damage the Rainbow fucks caused outside of Steamboat 8 or so years ago and I was disgusted by what they left behind. In no way shape or form...
Forum: Vendors 07-15-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,104
Posted By Graniteone
Nice job. That looks super functional.

Nice job. That looks super functional.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-15-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,523
Posted By Graniteone
We went to the right and there wasn't snow on the...

We went to the right and there wasn't snow on the trail really. Didn't notice a mine site like that. I was sucking wind when we were on top. Here is a pic of my buddy Dan who just bought my 525 the...
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