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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-03-2013, 02:06 PM
Replies: 19,142
Views: 7,868,716
Posted By Falcon4
http://i1360.photobucket.com/albums/r646/4sparta/B...

http://i1360.photobucket.com/albums/r646/4sparta/Blkwingsmt_zps53472994.jpg (http://s1360.photobucket.com/user/4sparta/media/Blkwingsmt_zps53472994.jpg.html)

My Black Beauty with Wings and HID.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-16-2013, 08:50 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,202
Posted By Falcon4
There is that awesome bike again...

There is that awesome bike again...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-16-2013, 06:12 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 14,002
Posted By Falcon4
I'm down near Fayetteville, with a SMT. We need...

I'm down near Fayetteville, with a SMT. We need to take them up to the mountains this spring!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-16-2013, 05:55 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 14,002
Posted By Falcon4
you still have this converted 950?

you still have this converted 950?
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2012, 08:31 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,850
Posted By Falcon4
Guess I shouldn't have started my 13 yr on a ktm...

Guess I shouldn't have started my 13 yr on a ktm 250 exc this spring.....so far ok though... lol.
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2012, 08:00 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 24,349
Posted By Falcon4
Why does nobody mention the klx 250? Was thread...

Why does nobody mention the klx 250?
Was thread too old?
Not sure the years for that bike.
Forum: Road warriors 10-29-2011, 04:58 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 54,059
Posted By Falcon4
Great review and happens to confirm most of what...

Great review and happens to confirm most of what I anticipated of the bikes
before I decided to go with the SMT. Only surprise is how good you guys say
the seat is on the MTS. Glad I didn't know,...
Forum: Road warriors 10-29-2011, 04:48 PM
Replies: 2,032
Views: 373,346
Posted By Falcon4
Yes, to have it look like a second exhaust, plus ...

Yes, to have it look like a second exhaust, plus
have fuel or storage would be excellent if well done.
Forum: Road warriors 10-29-2011, 09:07 AM
Replies: 846
Views: 185,490
Posted By Falcon4
do they have more than what is on the site? I...

do they have more than what is on the site?
I didn't see much on there for SMT or SMT.
be nice to get a great deal on some sliders
and a skid plate. Even some new cans down
the road.
Forum: Road warriors 10-29-2011, 08:02 AM
Replies: 1,238
Views: 274,474
Posted By Falcon4
which bike was a leap in performance from the...

which bike was a leap in performance from the Fz1? the ninja 1000?
really?
We were concerned the ninja 1000 was a step back from our 150hp gen II Fz1s.
Forum: Road warriors 10-28-2011, 07:22 PM
Replies: 2,032
Views: 373,346
Posted By Falcon4
Is it cool other than the wt savings and fabbed...

Is it cool other than the wt savings and fabbed aux tank?
For me, the dual exhaust is a big plus appearance wise.
Forum: Road warriors 10-28-2011, 02:49 PM
Replies: 2,032
Views: 373,346
Posted By Falcon4
get an answer yet?

get an answer yet?
Forum: Road warriors 10-28-2011, 08:40 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 54,059
Posted By Falcon4
is your map stock? mine has a slight rough spot...

is your map stock?
mine has a slight rough spot around 5k.
Forum: Road warriors 10-28-2011, 08:39 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 54,059
Posted By Falcon4
hahaha, really,?? Is this hating on the Duc?- ...

hahaha, really,??
Is this hating on the Duc?-

"The MTS is the best looking bike out there to me. I'm pretty sure I got the right bike, but sure do like the looks and specs on the 1200. The...
Forum: Road warriors 10-26-2011, 05:14 PM
Replies: 846
Views: 185,490
Posted By Falcon4
I vote for the SMR over the beautiful Hyper in...

I vote for the SMR over the beautiful Hyper in the looks department.
Maybe even with the Dorso?
Forum: Road warriors 10-26-2011, 05:02 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 54,059
Posted By Falcon4
Also KTM is known to under promise/ over deliver,...

Also KTM is known to under promise/ over deliver,
and the avg Lc8 coming off the line is more in the 125hp range I've read.
Forum: Road warriors 10-26-2011, 04:17 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 54,059
Posted By Falcon4
"Suzuki used the TL1000S engine to power the 2002...

"Suzuki used the TL1000S engine to power the 2002 DL1000 V-Strom, an all new motorcycle for the time. Taking the best of all worlds, the new bike’s fuel-injection system feeding the 996cc V-twin...
Forum: Road warriors 10-26-2011, 02:43 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 23,379
Posted By Falcon4
Hard to beat this list above. I guess I'd...

Hard to beat this list above.

I guess I'd have to go with a DS over the exc 450,
like maybe an xt250 or drz400.
Xt would go in the woods Ok and be good for errands with great mpg.

For a 4th I...
Forum: Road warriors 10-26-2011, 01:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 12,070
Posted By Falcon4
did you consider the new vstrom? I would pick...

did you consider the new vstrom?
I would pick it over the versys.
I had an 07 Fz1 and loved it, but
like the riding position and versatility of adv bikes,
thus went to the KTM SM T.
Forum: Road warriors 10-26-2011, 01:53 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 54,059
Posted By Falcon4
I don't want to defend KTM too much here as I...

I don't want to defend KTM too much here as I would love to see better mpg with reg gas,
but to be more clear, isn't the Lc8 one of the lightest twins of it's sort?
would weight be a factor in...
Forum: Road warriors 10-25-2011, 09:52 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 14,109
Posted By Falcon4
I like the look of that 800, but I felt the KTM...

I like the look of that 800, but I felt the KTM SMT was much better and more powerful for close to the same $$.
I've loved the SMT as my all rounder.
Forum: Road warriors 10-25-2011, 09:41 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 54,059
Posted By Falcon4
I was looking at these two bikes very hard for...

I was looking at these two bikes very hard for awhile. The MTS 1200 is the best looking bike out there to me, but maybe just a little too pretty for the job IMO. SMT seemed to be way more bike for...
Forum: Road warriors 10-25-2011, 09:09 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 23,995
Posted By Falcon4
I guess alot of the SMT ABS comments are moot now...

I guess alot of the SMT ABS comments are moot now with the 2011 KTM. I was looking at these two bikes very hard for awhile. The MTS 1200 is the best looking bike out there to me, but maybe just a...
Forum: Road warriors 10-03-2011, 07:26 AM
Replies: 2,032
Views: 373,346
Posted By Falcon4
If your asking me about the differences in the...

If your asking me about the differences in the KTM and the Multistrada, I've only had a couple test rides on the SMT at the KTM rally in Lake Tahoe the other weekend.
I was very impressed with KTM's...
Forum: Road warriors 10-03-2011, 07:19 AM
Replies: 2,032
Views: 373,346
Posted By Falcon4
Looks better without a tank bag.

Looks better without a tank bag.
Forum: Road warriors 10-02-2011, 03:48 PM
Replies: 2,032
Views: 373,346
Posted By Falcon4
Sensible riding on a KTM????? Your a better man...

Sensible riding on a KTM????? Your a better man than I....:D[/QUOTE]

How do you think it compares to the multistrada 1200?
Forum: Ride reports 09-12-2011, 09:49 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,664
Posted By Falcon4
Thanks Jud, we are enjoying them. You really...

Thanks Jud, we are enjoying them. You really handle that FJR quite well.
I had a FJ1200 that was stolen back in the day.
Forum: Ride reports 09-11-2011, 10:12 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,664
Posted By Falcon4
Hey Jud, thanks for the run to Suches yesterday. ...

Hey Jud, thanks for the run to Suches yesterday.
We enjoyed that quite a bit.
Forum: Road warriors 06-17-2011, 08:46 AM
Replies: 575
Views: 125,988
Posted By Falcon4
While I did not ride the 1200 multi, I did come...

While I did not ride the 1200 multi, I did come from a 160 hp Fz1 with loads of major power, probably more explosive than the 1200.
I really agreed that the handling and feel of my SMT far outweighs...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-04-2011, 02:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,823
Posted By Falcon4
What were the fuel pump probs? What did it do?

What were the fuel pump probs?
What did it do?
Forum: Road warriors 04-21-2011, 02:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,266
Posted By Falcon4
Just sold my 07 Blue one to get the KTM SMT. ...

Just sold my 07 Blue one to get the KTM SMT.
Great price you got.

For looks the belly fairing, tail kit and the slip ons really make it a looker!
Slip on gets you looks, sound and performance...
Forum: Road warriors 04-21-2011, 02:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,120
Posted By Falcon4
I like the tiger suggestions, but is the price...

I like the tiger suggestions, but is the price diff really that much?
I just sold a nice Fz1 and bought the 2010 SMT.
I agree that it is a dream bike.
Forum: Road warriors 04-21-2011, 02:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,825
Posted By Falcon4
Does that look like a SM T with a high fender?

Does that look like a SM T with a high fender?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-20-2011, 04:22 PM
Replies: 11,160
Views: 2,381,284
Posted By Falcon4
I was afraid of that on the size. Your 1500 looks...

I was afraid of that on the size. Your 1500 looks good.
I have to figure how to attach it as well.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-20-2011, 06:44 AM
Replies: 11,160
Views: 2,381,284
Posted By Falcon4
I want to get one for my SMT. Any guidance? That...

I want to get one for my SMT. Any guidance? That size looked pretty good, but thinking about a 1550. Did you buy one with brackets or did you faB?

thanks again,
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-19-2011, 08:10 PM
Replies: 11,160
Views: 2,381,284
Posted By Falcon4
Which pelican case is that? thanks,

Which pelican case is that?
thanks,
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-18-2011, 08:48 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,598
Posted By Falcon4
They were traffic cops. Traffic is what they do....

They were traffic cops. Traffic is what they do. They are not detectives.
LA is not Mabury where Fife handled all the enforcement.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-18-2011, 08:01 PM
Replies: 3,063
Views: 652,672
Posted By Falcon4
THanks Jd, at least I wasn't too far off.

THanks Jd, at least I wasn't too far off.
Forum: Beasts 04-18-2011, 07:54 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,853
Posted By Falcon4
I guess he didn't meant the KTM SMT 990 or the...

I guess he didn't meant the KTM SMT 990 or the score would have been
like D6 P 9.5
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-18-2011, 07:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,010
Posted By Falcon4
You have conti sport attacks from the dealer? I...

You have conti sport attacks from the dealer?
I like the look of those Syncs.
And they come in 180s.
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