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Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 38,496
Posted By Jäger
Last time I was in Croatia was about 1993......

Last time I was in Croatia was about 1993... place called Medak.

I've never heard of one of these FZ dual sport/adventure bikes. Can i ride the CDT on it? Good bike for riding the Demster up to...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-13-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 28,340
Posted By Jäger
The south country, close to the Montana/BC border.

The south country, close to the Montana/BC border.
Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 38,496
Posted By Jäger
'Cause most WRR owners don't know it's here? ...

'Cause most WRR owners don't know it's here?

'Cause most WRR owners are hanging out in the Mega thread?

There's lots of the bike - there's over 4000 members on just one WRR specific forum.
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-13-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 28,340
Posted By Jäger
"Before somebody points it out... yes, I went to...

"Before somebody points it out... yes, I went to the dark side to catch this one..." <------

"Going to the dark side" around here means you resorted to fishing nymphs and streamers. We don't...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-13-2014, 01:01 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 28,340
Posted By Jäger
I dunno... You're not a Democrat, are...

I dunno...


You're not a Democrat, are ya?
What's your bra size???????

Well, okay, just for you... a little Westslope cuttie expedition into the South Country...

Looking back towards the...
Forum: Thumpers 08-12-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 44,190
Views: 8,460,662
Posted By Jäger
Loctite issues are pretty common in this country...

Loctite issues are pretty common in this country where many people work in the mines and the pulp mills. They don't want bits and pieces coming off 500 ton haul trucks and paper rolls, so the...
Forum: Thumpers 08-12-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 9,250
Views: 404,340
Posted By Jäger
If you never rode the YZ's that had the gas tank...

If you never rode the YZ's that had the gas tank held on with the velcro straps, then you don't know what you missed. Silver tank with red markings, the tank straps, and conventional (old) rear...
Forum: Thumpers 08-12-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 9,250
Views: 404,340
Posted By Jäger
Pretty normal performance on the highway. No, it...

Pretty normal performance on the highway. No, it isn't a tractor at the low end, but most riders also feel that it is factory geared for too much emphasis on the highway side of the dual sport...
Forum: Thumpers 08-12-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 9,250
Views: 404,340
Posted By Jäger
This thread is mostly for the self-gratification...

This thread is mostly for the self-gratification of the guys who bought orange bikes because the blue pills didn't work for them anymore:rofl

If you're looking for actual information on the bike,...
Forum: Thumpers 08-12-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 9,250
Views: 404,340
Posted By Jäger
I think this is the point where somebody would...

I think this is the point where somebody would post something like "Here's an example of your typical KTM" rider..

It's a bit confusing to say the least. You post that WRRs are for beginners and...
Forum: Canada 08-12-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 481
Posted By Jäger
Both nice; I'd pick option 2 as well. Living...

Both nice; I'd pick option 2 as well.

Living at the end of your routing as we do, do you foresee any time for dawdling a bit for mountain porn? As much slab as possible, or are gravel roads okay?...
Forum: Canada 08-11-2014, 11:26 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,734
Posted By Jäger
My brother's employer in Quesnel has him testing...

My brother's employer in Quesnel has him testing water like crazy right now. So far, nothing. But that's so far...

There's probably a few people who do have a pretty solid grasp of what is going...
Forum: Canada 08-11-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,442
Posted By Jäger
Good Lord... The Peoples Republic of...

Good Lord... The Peoples Republic of Buttcrackistan is heard from, the province where people can watch their dogs run away for three days. Longest ten years of my life was the six months I spent in...
Forum: Vendors 08-11-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 2,069
Views: 200,178
Posted By Jäger
Ahhhh... I think you go to Google Play, select My...

Ahhhh... I think you go to Google Play, select My Apps, All... something like that. Anyways, I ended up in a list of everything I'd ever installed, selected DSM from the list, and reinstalled it.
Forum: Vendors 08-11-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 2,069
Views: 200,178
Posted By Jäger
Copy that. Replied to your questions and the...

Copy that.

Replied to your questions and the "before" and "after" .gpx files are attached above.

Have you had time to look at it yet?
Forum: Vendors 08-11-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 2,069
Views: 200,178
Posted By Jäger
I was able to re-install my copy. My thinking is...

I was able to re-install my copy. My thinking is that Google Play recognizes you've previously purchased and downloaded the app, and so it makes it available for you to download again.

I might...
Forum: Thumpers 08-10-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 9,250
Views: 404,340
Posted By Jäger
I'm not a mod here, although you apparently...

I'm not a mod here, although you apparently haven't noticed. People want to bring their whines over here from the other forum and make it public, then fine. Post something like he did - which isn't...
Forum: Thumpers 08-10-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 44,190
Views: 8,460,662
Posted By Jäger
Fine. Fair number of others using Rotella as...

Fine. Fair number of others using Rotella as well; haven't heard any complaints.

As far as that goes, over on the WRR forum, with the spectrum of oils being used I haven't seen any complaints...
Forum: Thumpers 08-10-2014, 01:57 AM
Replies: 44,190
Views: 8,460,662
Posted By Jäger
My WRR has been running on Rotella 5-40 synthetic...

My WRR has been running on Rotella 5-40 synthetic since 2008. Wal-Mart is your friend... cheap like borscht. And I have lots and lots and lots of both highway and dirt miles on it.

Alberta to...
Forum: Thumpers 08-10-2014, 01:19 AM
Replies: 9,250
Views: 404,340
Posted By Jäger
I do have to say there is one area where the WRR...

I do have to say there is one area where the WRR is sadly lacking:

http://www.timbersled.com/sbmodels.htm

Now that is some kind of cool. There is no question the WRR just doesn't have the HP...
Forum: Thumpers 08-10-2014, 01:12 AM
Replies: 9,250
Views: 404,340
Posted By Jäger
Indeed... hmmm... there was the one guy,...

Indeed...

hmmm... there was the one guy, Fargo Wolf: been everywhere, done everything, had all the T-shirts, taught Navy SEALs how to swim, had turned down the Pope's job when they offered it to...
Forum: Thumpers 08-10-2014, 12:39 AM
Replies: 9,250
Views: 404,340
Posted By Jäger
What you really mean is you had crap skills when...

What you really mean is you had crap skills when it came to adjusting your suspension so you blamed the bike... but I digress.

Perhaps fortunately, I don't remember you, because you weren't using...
Forum: Thumpers 08-10-2014, 12:10 AM
Replies: 9,250
Views: 404,340
Posted By Jäger
There's always somebody who wants to define who...

There's always somebody who wants to define who you are.

It would be kind of like saying the KTMs are demographed for people who think they're really skilled riders although almost every one of...
Forum: Thumpers 08-09-2014, 11:51 PM
Replies: 9,250
Views: 404,340
Posted By Jäger
Can't even get the start right. That little...

Can't even get the start right.

That little underpowered barge ain't a "fishing machine".

THIS is a fishing machine.

Complete with twin Volvo Penta diesels (you Euro-bike guys should be...
Forum: Thumpers 08-09-2014, 12:37 AM
Replies: 9,250
Views: 404,340
Posted By Jäger
Wicked Generally speaking, that is probably true for the...

Generally speaking, that is probably true for the most skilled riders.

However...


Along the same vein, you really think that those most skilled riders you're asking about are jelly jowled...
Forum: Vendors 07-30-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 2,069
Views: 200,178
Posted By Jäger
No problem. The .gpx file created by DSM,...

No problem.

The .gpx file created by DSM, directly out of my tablet, will not open in Mapsource or Basecamp. I did not try it in other mapping/GIS software.

However, DNR GPS will successfully...
Forum: Vendors 07-30-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 2,069
Views: 200,178
Posted By Jäger
The file attached to post #2046 is straight out...

The file attached to post #2046 is straight out of DSM installed on my Samsung Tab 2; the file attached to post #2047 is the original file after being imported and then reexported out of DNR. The...
Forum: Vendors 07-30-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 2,069
Views: 200,178
Posted By Jäger
No ideas on the problem with the .gpx files...

No ideas on the problem with the .gpx files downloaded from DSM not opening in Mapsource without some help, Crafty?

I don't need those .gpx files very often, and I know how to work around the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-29-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 44,190
Views: 8,460,662
Posted By Jäger
A 14 tooth also helps when a worn chain - even...

A 14 tooth also helps when a worn chain - even with proper tension - eats through the seal guard and then starts eating your swingarm. That happens very, very fast once it starts, and the worn chain...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-26-2014, 12:57 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 28,340
Posted By Jäger
Started out with a 3 wt Stowaway... broke it...

Started out with a 3 wt Stowaway... broke it after tying into a large Bull Trout on the Wigwam. You can only horse them so much...

Cabela's warranty was stellar; replaced it no questions asked. ...
Forum: Canada 07-25-2014, 11:57 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,305
Posted By Jäger
Thanks for that. My eyeballs couldn't stop...

Thanks for that. My eyeballs couldn't stop snapping to the top of the page every time they saw "Kooteany". I guess your spell checker was on that export product they grow over in the Weird...
Forum: Thumpers 07-25-2014, 11:38 PM
Replies: 44,190
Views: 8,460,662
Posted By Jäger
My personal approach would be to stay with a 13...

My personal approach would be to stay with a 13 tooth, or ideally a 14 tooth countersprocket. A 14 tooth is going to be far more forgiving of a worn chain or improper chain tension leading to the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-25-2014, 11:28 PM
Replies: 44,190
Views: 8,460,662
Posted By Jäger
Many others wouldn't, but I'll stick with the...

Many others wouldn't, but I'll stick with the WRR.

Why? Because I want a dual sport, not a plated near-race bike. I'm out there to admire the continental divide, the rivers, the view. Not to...
Forum: Thumpers 07-25-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 9,250
Views: 404,340
Posted By Jäger
Actually, they're made for motorcycles; several...

Actually, they're made for motorcycles; several threads here on ADV about them. Moto-mule or something like that.

But look at those pictures again. You might notice that it's a 250cc WRR in the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-25-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 44,190
Views: 8,460,662
Posted By Jäger
Backing plate... there's an idea. The vibration...

Backing plate... there's an idea. The vibration from the fender mounting to the license plate has caused metal fatigue to the point the metal of the plate broke away around the mounting points. ...
Forum: Thumpers 07-25-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 9,250
Views: 404,340
Posted By Jäger
Of course, there is also the option of KTM riders...

Of course, there is also the option of KTM riders taking their spare parts and tool kits for them - allowing them to return to their "what's the point of a WRR argument":
...
Forum: Thumpers 07-25-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 44,190
Views: 8,460,662
Posted By Jäger
Well, as we used to say in the Airborne, "Any...

Well, as we used to say in the Airborne, "Any dumb ass can be cold".

In other words, there's a difference between "have to" and "choose to". For those who enjoy getting covered in mud and spray...
Forum: Thumpers 07-25-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 9,250
Views: 404,340
Posted By Jäger
Clearly, just the Plan B transportation option...

Clearly, just the Plan B transportation option for a KTM rider/repairman (the two roles are inseparable, with emphasis on the "repairman" function). Which may be why the mode of transportation shown...
Forum: Thumpers 07-25-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,102
Posted By Jäger
That would be my one snivel about the WRR. ...

That would be my one snivel about the WRR. Although, most of the other bikes are even taller. My inseam is 28", so the seat height makes getting my leg over - particularly with a bag - a bit of an...
Forum: Canada 07-25-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,305
Posted By Jäger
Yup. Got your PM and I think you still have my...

Yup. Got your PM and I think you still have my email addy.

Another quick trip you can make up Perry Creek is to ride up the road to Gold Rush and Richmond lakes - pretty much end of the trail. ...
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