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Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-04-2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 1,017
Views: 211,528
Posted By Skullsplitter
I went with the Bumont system, Super easy to...

I went with the Bumont system, Super easy to install and Jason was great to work with. Install time was about 1 hour.

http://i38.photobucket.com/albums/e115/mtbkendall/Panniers%201190/027.jpg...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-10-2015, 05:50 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,883
Posted By Skullsplitter
Seems like I heard on here that the new "wedge"...

Seems like I heard on here that the new "wedge" (2015 models) fixed the bridge and that dust only getting in between top and bottom of box. If that is true..why not some trusty black ductape around...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-07-2015, 05:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 451
Posted By Skullsplitter
http://youtu.be/NGMspE2oEVA This is a video...

http://youtu.be/NGMspE2oEVA

This is a video of the story we had told ya about...happens about midway thru the video.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-07-2015, 05:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 451
Posted By Skullsplitter
Yes you did.. I made your trip report! You...

Yes you did.. I made your trip report!

You are part of the reason I got this bike..that was impressive to see you out there on that bike!

After we saw y'all it got fun on all those climbs. ...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-07-2015, 05:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 451
Posted By Skullsplitter
It is a grey 2015. Yes, one of the roads I...

It is a grey 2015.

Yes, one of the roads I went down today was an existing oil field road..dirt/ gravel/ and pot holes that will eat you! I was impressed in that short stretch that the suspension...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-07-2015, 03:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 451
Posted By Skullsplitter
Mind of it's on

Put my first hour on the new 1190 adv-s. Got out in the country a little for breathing space. There is something going on with the computer on this bike, It just kept wanting to go FAST!!!! No...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-09-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 361
Posted By Skullsplitter
Barnwell Mountain - Gilmer TX

Cross post

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=25677588#post25677588
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-09-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,161
Posted By Skullsplitter
Barnwell Mountain - Gilmer, TX

A fellow ADV forum member and I met up this past weekend to ride at the Barnwell Mountain OHV park. They have 20 plus miles of motorcycle trails and then a bunch of 4 wheeler and side by side...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-06-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 349
Views: 25,613
Posted By Skullsplitter
Done! But by the pic. .you probably don't like...

Done! But by the pic. .you probably don't like the button I pushed! Lol
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-05-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 349
Views: 25,613
Posted By Skullsplitter
I may be able to do something Sunday..let me...

I may be able to do something Sunday..let me check with the wife.

Thanks!
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-05-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 349
Views: 25,613
Posted By Skullsplitter
Louisiana Trail and some roads through the Saline...

Louisiana Trail and some roads through the Saline Bayou area

https://plus.google.com/photos/115145076724666287023/albums/6089351902050369729?authkey=CLqwrIW9wLWxsAE
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-04-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 349
Views: 25,613
Posted By Skullsplitter
Good pics Phil! Dualsporting in in North LA...

Good pics Phil!

Dualsporting in in North LA isn't so bad.

1. LA trail from sibley to winfield and then some nice dirt and gravel between Winnfield and ashland.

2. You can piece together 60...
Forum: Thumpers 11-16-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 765
Posted By Skullsplitter
State Farm and it is ~$55.00 / month. I believe...

State Farm and it is ~$55.00 / month. I believe I pay pretty close to the same for my 500 exc. My Tenere was not much different either.
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-16-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 460
Posted By Skullsplitter
In search of Fall Color - Ouachita Mtns

I skipped work Thursday and hauled my bike up to Albert Pike to get a little gravel grinding in and HOPEFULLY find some good fall colors. My route was from Albert Pike to Wolfpen Gap then to Mena...
Forum: Thumpers 10-15-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,053
Posted By Skullsplitter
Thanks guys! I am on parts buying restriction...

Thanks guys! I am on parts buying restriction with the wife right now..but will be changing it soon. Also need some barkbusters!
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-13-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,641
Posted By Skullsplitter
It appears 500 Road turns into E64 Road and that...

It appears 500 Road turns into E64 Road and that is the big bridge in your pic?? Trying to map out your comments. I would like to ride the OAT up and S to N and then route up to what you describe...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 10-12-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,221
Posted By Skullsplitter
There are some nice back roads around there. ...

There are some nice back roads around there. Long leaf vista is nice..hwy south of there is nice..and roads toward the lake are good. Gentle hills and pine country. I will look for some hwy names...
Forum: Thumpers 10-10-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,053
Posted By Skullsplitter
500 EXC gearing question

OK..I have been introduced to a little more trail riding with this bike. I have been bucked off this thing so many times due to its power and my lack of throttle control. I live in LA and ride mainly...
Forum: Ride reports 08-28-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 38,759
Posted By Skullsplitter
Nice meeting Y'all on the WRT. We were delirious...

Nice meeting Y'all on the WRT. We were delirious by the time we finished. Not sure I want to see sand for quite a while!
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-28-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,908
Posted By Skullsplitter
What kind of back rack is that on Dave's bike?

What kind of back rack is that on Dave's bike?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-27-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 898
Posted By Skullsplitter
Here is a mapmyride of one of our day...

Here is a mapmyride of one of our day trips..looks like pretty good roads and will investigate the side trips recommended by Mountainsandrivers.

http://www.mapmyride.com/routes/view/485840964...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-23-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 898
Posted By Skullsplitter
Thanks! That is that exactly what I was looking...

Thanks! That is that exactly what I was looking for. I no longer have the tenere, traded it in for the 690 enduro.

Skill level wise I would say I am decent but still learning. I raced single...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-23-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 898
Posted By Skullsplitter
Locals advice please

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In the planning stages of a trip to Ouray in August. We will be riding and climbing 14ers. As...
Forum: Thumpers 06-17-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,444
Posted By Skullsplitter
WS..bad ass video Ktminsfl..I will check out...

WS..bad ass video

Ktminsfl..I will check out that tool. Sounds interesting

Foot dragged..I must clarify that I am/was a very accomplished mountain biker before giving up bike for motorcycles. I...
Forum: Thumpers 06-16-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,444
Posted By Skullsplitter
I will do that thanks. I am still on riders...

I will do that thanks.

I am still on riders high. Still can't get over what that bike does when you get on that throttle!

The guy I met on the trail, also on a ktm, said "the most fun you can...
Forum: Thumpers 06-15-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,444
Posted By Skullsplitter
Thanks guys!

Thanks guys!
Forum: Thumpers 06-15-2014, 05:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,444
Posted By Skullsplitter
500 exc first trip in the woods

WOW!
shocked at what a bike like this can do in the woods and shocked at how tired I ended up getting. New respect for the fitness level required to ride like this.

Ended up riding about 3 hours...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-11-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 1,681
Views: 196,113
Posted By Skullsplitter
Just received the file. That is good work! ...

Just received the file. That is good work! Thanks a bunch and look forward to riding it soon!
Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,049
Posted By Skullsplitter
Oh crap..I think I misunderstood you. When you...

Oh crap..I think I misunderstood you. When you said vertical, I thought you meant on rear wheel.

I actually did have it off the kickstand and put a torpedo level on it, so it was strait up. I...
Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,049
Posted By Skullsplitter
Vertical..dang..that may be a little tricky! ...

Vertical..dang..that may be a little tricky!

Does the oil poured into filter chamber count toward the 1.5 or should that be extra?

Thanks for the feedback!
Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,049
Posted By Skullsplitter
2014 500 exc oil level

Help!

Ok..New owner not real mechanical inclined. Lol

Just finished oil change. Followed book and youtube. Pretty sure did everything right, but question oil level.

From dealer best I can...
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 597
Posted By Skullsplitter
Thanks guys. I will find the balance info and...

Thanks guys. I will find the balance info and get on that.

You must know our Walmart! It is a miniature Angola prison in there! I just wanted to ride it.

Do any of you participate in the...
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 597
Posted By Skullsplitter
2014 KTM exc for dirt rookie

Noob here to performance motorcycles. I have a Tenere that I have thoroughly enjoyed, but find myself wanting to get deeper in the woods. I have researched the smaller bikes and had pretty much...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-31-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 614
Posted By Skullsplitter
Thanks for the tip.. I brought this home...

Thanks for the tip..

I brought this home today! 500exc hope to see y'all on the tail soon!

...
Forum: Thumpers 05-31-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 508
Views: 222,177
Posted By Skullsplitter
Another new 500..1st bike of this kind and chose...

Another new 500..1st bike of this kind and chose it over wr250r which I had been thinking hard about. Picked it up today and have only rode the neighborhood when I got home. Good lord this thing...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-27-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 614
Posted By Skullsplitter
Toledo Bend Loop

I have been wanting to do this ride for a while now. I left Shreveport and took back roads to Logansport, LA than crossed the river to Joaquin, TX. Headed South down 87 to Huxly. I then ventured off...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-14-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 22,930
Posted By Skullsplitter
How did the ST handle the ride? Did you ever...

How did the ST handle the ride? Did you ever wish you were on a smaller bike?
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 02-11-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,360
Posted By Skullsplitter
Been in Shreveport most of my life. Pm me if you...

Been in Shreveport most of my life. Pm me if you need further info on NW Louisiana.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 02-11-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,044
Posted By Skullsplitter
Shreveport here..super tenere

Shreveport here..super tenere
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-12-2013, 03:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 798
Posted By Skullsplitter
Windshield

That is a Large Parebellum (22") I think. I am also using the Tourtech adjustable windshiel/ GPS bracket. I love the set-up and it was a major improvement over the stock windshield on stock bracket...
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