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Forum: Orange Crush 02-15-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 873
Posted By rapiti
Separate spokes in to two bundles by length....

Separate spokes in to two bundles by length. These will be your inside/outside sets like Sailah mentioned. If they are all the same length, you will most likely need to cut off ~5-10mm from half of...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-11-2013, 06:25 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 10,024
Posted By rapiti
No.

No.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-10-2013, 09:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 828
Posted By rapiti
I bought an A60 from Woody's drilled for OEM hub,...

I bought an A60 from Woody's drilled for OEM hub, and a spoke\nipple set and laced it up myself on my old Park truing stand. I recommend the Excel A60.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-27-2013, 07:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,646
Posted By rapiti
Plus one. KTM jumped the shark with 1190. Just my...

Plus one. KTM jumped the shark with 1190. Just my opinion.
Forum: Ride reports 03-29-2013, 02:35 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 18,686
Posted By rapiti
Great RR, gents. Reassuring to learn CC is coming...

Great RR, gents. Reassuring to learn CC is coming back.

Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Equipment 03-29-2013, 11:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,456
Posted By rapiti
I have the TourCross, which is the first version...

I have the TourCross, which is the first version of XD-xx. I thought it could be my one helmet. Recently I acquired a Quantum II, and my old VX motocross helmet was returned to me. On a 1200 mi...
Forum: Thumpers 11-05-2012, 07:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 455
Posted By rapiti
1999 KTM Adventure

I am rebuilding my 1999 Adventure, with a newer big valve motor, FCR, Woody's wheels, etc... and the local place I left the rear shock with (for a simple oil chnge/bump stop replace) has lost my...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 09-25-2012, 08:29 PM
Replies: 2,068
Views: 177,960
Posted By rapiti
RTB conflicts with the Harvest Moon Race...

RTB conflicts with the Harvest Moon Race (Galveston to Port Aransas-sailing.) Maybe next year the calendar will be kinder. KTM 950S near Kemah.
Forum: Vendors 07-04-2012, 10:01 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,768
Posted By rapiti
I would like to purchase your windscreen.

I would like to purchase your windscreen.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-01-2012, 06:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 360
Posted By rapiti
WTB: single Ti Wings/Remus/Akrapovic slip on

If you have done the 2:1 conversion, and want to part with a Ti can, let me know.
Forum: Orange Crush 05-31-2012, 10:28 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,359
Posted By rapiti
950 on a Moto Jack Rack

I hauled an XR650R cross country on a Moto Jack Rack with a 1/2 ton suburban with Autoride (self leveling suspension.) You notice the weight back there, but it wasn't what I would call scary feeling....
Forum: Thumpers 09-28-2011, 08:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,044
Posted By rapiti
KTM 640 Adventure rear shock parts?

My rear shock bumper disintegrated, so i ordered one from Munn, and took everything to my yokel suspension shop. Two weeks on, they call and say they can't find parts. All i want is oil and the...
Forum: Ride reports 06-02-2011, 09:25 PM
Replies: 439
Views: 168,121
Posted By rapiti
Thanks, Jordan & Nikki!

Thanks, Jordan & Nikki!
Forum: Ride reports 04-25-2011, 08:43 PM
Replies: 439
Views: 168,121
Posted By rapiti
Thanks for the ride report. You found a keeper!

Thanks for the ride report. You found a keeper!
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2011, 08:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 322
Posted By rapiti
Thanks for your help! So far, my mods have been...

Thanks for your help! So far, my mods have been as outlined in my initial post.

Did you mount your fuel pump up front on the clutch cover?
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2011, 07:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,513
Posted By rapiti
Ride on Bill! Glad the overheating had a happy...

Ride on Bill! Glad the overheating had a happy ending.
Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2011, 08:52 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,245
Posted By rapiti
I hope they give you satisfaction. I was having...

I hope they give you satisfaction. I was having some issues getting mine to run right after adapting a flat-slide carb. I too it to a local indy shop where the mech was reputed to know Keihins inside...
Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2011, 07:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 322
Posted By rapiti
2006 625 SMC mo' in a 1999 640 Adventure

In process of swapping new motor for old. So far, SAS diaphragm interferes with my RH cooling fan; The oil feed on L front of motor interferes with front motor mount, and I am uncertain about Keihin...
Forum: Thumpers 04-19-2010, 05:48 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,272
Posted By rapiti
I think he was trying to spare you Chris'...

I think he was trying to spare you Chris' fate:evil

:wave Hiya Creep!
Forum: Ride reports 02-26-2010, 06:03 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 26,600
Posted By rapiti
Silly? Pfeh! Thank you for sharing. Kingsley is...

Silly? Pfeh! Thank you for sharing. Kingsley is lucky to have one like you!
Forum: Ride reports 02-26-2010, 05:37 PM
Replies: 1,070
Views: 132,186
Posted By rapiti
Sheryl's "biker" hat is stylish! Great RR, y'all....

Sheryl's "biker" hat is stylish! Great RR, y'all. Respect for getting out and doing it - together.
Forum: Ride reports 01-31-2010, 01:20 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 22,344
Posted By rapiti
Yamaha U5, with rear fender cut off to clear...

Yamaha U5, with rear fender cut off to clear knobby. Freedom! ...
Forum: Ride reports 01-31-2010, 01:04 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 22,165
Posted By rapiti
Thanks for writing this up. I enjoyed the...

Thanks for writing this up. I enjoyed the references to political events, and future Sakhalin tunnel plans.
Forum: Ride reports 01-09-2010, 07:14 PM
Replies: 3,105
Views: 1,507,342
Posted By rapiti
Look how shiny your Chucks were! Happy 2010...

Look how shiny your Chucks were! Happy 2010 Nathan. Good luck with the sheila!
Forum: New Zealand 12-04-2009, 06:52 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 33,067
Posted By rapiti
Another thank you for the great write up! During...

Another thank you for the great write up! During America's Cup in '87 we rode Teneres on some of the tracks you have described. Great memories. I am resuscitating a 1999 640 Adventure, and enjoyed...
Forum: Thumpers 11-09-2009, 03:45 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,412
Posted By rapiti
That is odd, as the fan kits for RFS bikes came...

That is odd, as the fan kits for RFS bikes came with weatherstripping to fit between fan housing and rad. Quite an oversight. Good luck with warranty claims, guys!
Forum: Ride reports 10-17-2009, 11:02 AM
Replies: 3,105
Views: 1,507,342
Posted By rapiti
Glad to hear you are adjusting positively. On...

Glad to hear you are adjusting positively. On reflection, it seems I enjoy your perspective on life (and posted observations) as much as the adventure itself. Naturally, tackling a journey of this...
Forum: Ride reports 09-27-2009, 07:02 PM
Replies: 3,105
Views: 1,507,342
Posted By rapiti
You and Dot accomplished quite a feat. Well done,...

You and Dot accomplished quite a feat. Well done, Nathan & Dot! We would love to hear from Dorothy about her UK debut, and of course, how things pan out with the sheila:evil

You did it! :clap
Forum: Ride reports 09-21-2009, 07:25 PM
Replies: 3,105
Views: 1,507,342
Posted By rapiti
In Texas, we ride friendly. I get waves from...

In Texas, we ride friendly. I get waves from nearly every other cyclist. In Cali, the cliques are more entrenched, and people are concerned about being seen waving to the wrong class of bike....
Forum: Ride reports 09-11-2009, 03:37 PM
Replies: 3,105
Views: 1,507,342
Posted By rapiti
Indeed. It seems like such a drag when I see you...

Indeed. It seems like such a drag when I see you responding to these yobbos. I feel bad for you, and even them for their pathetic insecurity. I bought a 1970 CT-90 because I have been shopping for...
Forum: Thumpers 09-07-2009, 06:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,624
Posted By rapiti
They're getting quite a team up there. RIP...

They're getting quite a team up there.

RIP Hans. Say hi to Fabrizio for us.:cry
Forum: Orange Crush 09-07-2009, 06:45 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,546
Posted By rapiti
I breathed a sigh of relief for you. I wouldn't...

I breathed a sigh of relief for you. I wouldn't assume the bolt came out intact. Look at the scoring and see if that tells the tale. The head would have been the biggest chunk, and these fasteners...
Forum: Ride reports 06-14-2009, 06:47 AM
Replies: 3,105
Views: 1,507,342
Posted By rapiti
Yawning mopeds

I yawn when I am tired, dehydrated, or immediately before competition. It used to drive my crew mates crazy, but I have been told some folks yawn to relieve stress. Funny, I don't yawn when I am...
Forum: Ride reports 05-18-2009, 08:06 PM
Replies: 3,105
Views: 1,507,342
Posted By rapiti
Go the Dot! Nathan, your footage & commentary...

Go the Dot! Nathan, your footage & commentary cheered me out of a deep funk. Ta for that, and I look forward to checking in on your travels. Best luck on the Iranian visa. Send her!
Forum: Thumpers 04-04-2009, 07:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,703
Posted By rapiti
The kick start pawl was one of the first things...

The kick start pawl was one of the first things that came to mind, but I have not had the time to dig into it. I am now thinking it is something bigger, but haven't ruled that out.

The plastic...
Forum: Thumpers 04-04-2009, 07:16 PM
Replies: 611
Views: 146,333
Posted By rapiti
Bruce, The 2001 660 Rallye I saw had the...

Bruce,

The 2001 660 Rallye I saw had the same tanks, and on that bike they were polyamide (nylon?) I think it is the same stuff as the painted Adv tanks. I would play with localized heat and air,...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-04-2009, 12:30 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 10,682
Posted By rapiti
Pete, Could GD lay up his piece with...

Pete,

Could GD lay up his piece with vinylester resin, and top coat it with a epoxy? Years ago, I was told you could use epoxy on polyester & vinylester resin, but could not use either of those...
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2009, 10:09 PM
Replies: 611
Views: 146,333
Posted By rapiti
Yes, '97-'00 Adventure Rs had 300mm front discs. ...

Yes, '97-'00 Adventure Rs had 300mm front discs.

Cool that your bikes are gaining another life!
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2009, 09:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,703
Posted By rapiti
Full of Evans coolant. Fan(s) work fine. I didn't...

Full of Evans coolant. Fan(s) work fine. I didn't log mileage, and the MT-21 didn't have a flat spot. I think they worked on it in the shop. Front fender had a new melt spot (old style fender/newer...
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2009, 09:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,703
Posted By rapiti
Hi Seikkailu, Good suggestions. I will post...

Hi Seikkailu,

Good suggestions. I will post when I check them.

Thank you.
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