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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-11-2014, 04:49 AM
Replies: 17,362
Views: 1,115,513
Posted By TheRobG
Think I will try to join in on the Saturday DS...

Think I will try to join in on the Saturday DS fun with the 690. I think as long as I drop a tooth and don't run out of gas I should be fine...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-11-2014, 04:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,409
Posted By TheRobG
Thinking about saturday's DS ride on the...

Thinking about saturday's DS ride on the 690Enduro. My only 2 concerns are fuel range and rollchart. I haven't had the time to put the extended tanks together yet so I am at about 120 miles (road)...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-26-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 17,362
Views: 1,115,513
Posted By TheRobG
Going to have to check with the weather and the...

Going to have to check with the weather and the wife but hopefully!
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-20-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 17,362
Views: 1,115,513
Posted By TheRobG
Got it from MCC up west of Chicago. I have had...

Got it from MCC up west of Chicago. I have had nothing but bad luck with the spykes guys. 2014 690 Enduro R. EFI with a fly-by-wire throttle as I understand it. Haven't fiddled with the settings...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-19-2014, 05:10 AM
Replies: 17,362
Views: 1,115,513
Posted By TheRobG
The new ride

http://robgevers.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/690-Enduro-R/i-DDdSCJK/0/L/WP_20140519_011-L.jpg

This thing is impossibly fun. The 950 was great but I always felt like there were places I really didn't...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-15-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 17,362
Views: 1,115,513
Posted By TheRobG
Boy do I feel out of the loop

Short version - Had a 950 Adventure. Grad school, new job, kid, another new job. I now find myself working in Zionsville. Just bought a 690 Enduro with the intention of RRing it this winter.
...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-05-2013, 03:19 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,075
Posted By TheRobG
The black KLR is Tim, one of my coworkers. Not...

The black KLR is Tim, one of my coworkers. Not sure if he is an inmate yet.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-04-2013, 03:31 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,075
Posted By TheRobG
I am still in the area but ride a 450 xc-w now...

I am still in the area but ride a 450 xc-w now instead of the 950 I had in gradschool. I am working in the Purdue Research Park right now but my company is moving down-town in a few months.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-23-2012, 09:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,387
Posted By TheRobG
I am so bummed I didn't make it to the start....

I am so bummed I didn't make it to the start. Fuel pump went out 20 miles from greenfield (guess better there than in the HNF). Maybe next time! Glad to hear it was a success.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-20-2012, 06:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,387
Posted By TheRobG
My schedule solidified and it looks like I will...

My schedule solidified and it looks like I will make it so I just went ahead and reserved the room anyway. Will be there at the start.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-18-2012, 07:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,387
Posted By TheRobG
Going to try to make it for this one. Do you...

Going to try to make it for this one. Do you recommend getting a room squared away in advance? Looking forward to a brisk weekend!
Forum: Orange Crush 05-02-2011, 08:19 AM
Replies: 18,952
Views: 7,719,033
Posted By TheRobG
Kart Those Morels

Putting the KTM to a delicious use

http://robgevers.smugmug.com/Food/Food/i-TfjcKcj/0/M/photo2-M.jpg

http://robgevers.smugmug.com/Food/Food/i-gXKQmDN/1/M/photo1-M.jpg
Forum: Orange Crush 04-06-2011, 11:27 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 64,829
Posted By TheRobG
Interesting. I will have to look at the ram...

Interesting. I will have to look at the ram mount mirrors again. The only thing I don't like about the HDB setup is having that glass right by my hands. While it isn't likely to get broken, I don't...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-06-2011, 07:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,203
Posted By TheRobG
Well the new plates, fibers, and springs are in...

Well the new plates, fibers, and springs are in and the clutch once again behaves like I expected it to. The new evoluzione slave cylinder seems to have a different travel than the original but with...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-06-2011, 06:55 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 64,829
Posted By TheRobG
Well the inevitable happened. My bike jumped off...

Well the inevitable happened. My bike jumped off it's unnecessarily long side-stand in the garage this morning and tore my right mirror clean off, threads and all. Thankfully it broke outside of the...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-30-2011, 11:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,203
Posted By TheRobG
Well my new rod came in and is exactly the same...

Well my new rod came in and is exactly the same length as stock. I got the stock shimmed ok so I am going to try to use the same shims on the new one.

When I pulled the clutch plates out, the...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-30-2011, 05:58 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,075
Posted By TheRobG
So turnabout is fair play. Is the rider of the...

So turnabout is fair play. Is the rider of the BMW F650GS with the black windshield and hard-cases an ADVRider member? Anyone know? It is parked in the MC and 2 hour parking by LWSN pretty...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-22-2011, 04:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,203
Posted By TheRobG
Sorry, I missed one of the other comments: ...

Sorry, I missed one of the other comments:

The free-play in the pushrod isn't it. The upgraded slave cylinder came with a stack of spacers. I tried 3 settings. On one end the clutch won't engage...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-22-2011, 04:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,203
Posted By TheRobG
Pushrod should arrive in a few days so I will...

Pushrod should arrive in a few days so I will re-inspect the basket and booster when it gets here.

I know sitting with the clutch pulled in gear is not good. When I described that situation I was...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-21-2011, 04:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,203
Posted By TheRobG
Pumping the master cylinder doesn't make any...

Pumping the master cylinder doesn't make any difference. I had this thought too. Holding it in while sitting is just a way of speeding up the same process that occurs after riding for a while.

As...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-20-2011, 05:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,203
Posted By TheRobG
Idle speed varies a bit but is around 12-1400. ...

Idle speed varies a bit but is around 12-1400.

I thought warped disks usually gave an un-even drag. A pulsing of some sort. It is still possible and is next on the list of things to check.
Forum: Orange Crush 03-19-2011, 01:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,203
Posted By TheRobG
Yet Another Dragging Clutch Thread

2003 KTM 950 Adventure

I have been through the archives of threads on this topic and don't feel like any one thread is a good place for me to throw my problem in there so I am starting fresh....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-24-2011, 06:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,748
Posted By TheRobG
Yeah, in that case I don't think anything could...

Yeah, in that case I don't think anything could have been done. But unless that speedo was reading KPH they were doing 120 around that corner? Even if it was KPH that is still at least 70 mph. With...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-23-2011, 10:36 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,748
Posted By TheRobG
I agree with all of the statements about better...

I agree with all of the statements about better lighting but this is no guarantee. I hit a deer last winter. She and her buddy climbed up an embankment and jumped out in front of me when I was about...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-17-2011, 05:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 849
Posted By TheRobG
Thanks for all the leads. That is really helpful....

Thanks for all the leads. That is really helpful. I feel much less bad about being a complete novice when it comes to competition bikes and the myriad of options we have these days. Now if only I...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-13-2011, 05:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 849
Posted By TheRobG
I haven't decided on new vs used yet. If I go...

I haven't decided on new vs used yet. If I go used it will be private seller. Unfortunately private sellers don't particularly like you taking up their time just looking and fiddling on the bike....
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-12-2011, 04:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 849
Posted By TheRobG
Thanks for the thorough response. That does help...

Thanks for the thorough response. That does help quite a bit. I had no idea we had a Gas Gas dealer in Indiana. I will check out some of these establishments and see if I can finally get a better...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-11-2011, 06:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 849
Posted By TheRobG
Indiana Dealerships

Does anybody have recommendations for a reputable dealer with a knowledgeable staff? I know, I know, don't laugh at me...

Here's the thing. I am looking at splitting the difference between my...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-17-2010, 06:01 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,401
Posted By TheRobG
Who says you can't give both? :D I mean, at...

Who says you can't give both? :D

I mean, at the end of the day, ride the way you feel comfortable. But there are solid reasons for standing in some situations and sitting in others. I only jump...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-16-2010, 05:22 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,401
Posted By TheRobG
Standing or sitting... I stand when the bike...

Standing or sitting...

I stand when the bike is slow enough that I feel moving my weight around will have a significant effect on the balance of the bike or when the terrain is rough enough that I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-16-2010, 04:54 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,351
Posted By TheRobG
Work trucks in general scare me. Usually full of...

Work trucks in general scare me. Usually full of sharp, unsecured objects with a place to be like 10 minutes ago.

Also, any vehicle with a Lei hanging from the rear view mirror is assumed to be...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-16-2010, 04:47 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,497
Posted By TheRobG
I commute about 25 miles including some gravel to...

I commute about 25 miles including some gravel to the CS building at Purdue University. The main reason I started commuting on the bike was a loophole in the parking situation on campus. I can park...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-05-2010, 12:19 PM
Replies: 1,040
Views: 328,818
Posted By TheRobG
31in

Who says the fun stops when there is snow on the ground?

http://robgevers.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/maint/winterOilChange/DSC0286/1115260945_bYYiw-L.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-05-2010, 11:19 AM
Replies: 1,465
Views: 385,563
Posted By TheRobG
http://robgevers.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/maint/win...

http://robgevers.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/maint/winterOilChange/DSC0286/1115260945_bYYiw-M.jpg

http://robgevers.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/maint/winterOilChange/DSC0298/1115262672_TLpBw-M.jpg
...
Forum: The Garage 11-12-2010, 08:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 881
Posted By TheRobG
Fair enough. I signed it and have been hit with a...

Fair enough. I signed it and have been hit with a membership I didn't want and who knows how many email lists. Oh well. If it means we can go back to using auto-gas in airplanes some day and not...
Forum: The Garage 11-12-2010, 08:42 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,313
Posted By TheRobG
Since I don't have much to say about obesity but...

Since I don't have much to say about obesity but there is a petition going around on this issue. I hate to paper too many threads with it so you can either find it yourself or in the other thread in...
Forum: The Garage 11-12-2010, 08:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 881
Posted By TheRobG
I will contribute this to the cause for those who...

I will contribute this to the cause for those who don't believe there is any harm done by ethanol infused fuel in vehicles not specifically built for it:
...
Forum: Regional forums 10-19-2010, 07:14 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,674
Posted By TheRobG
Composite materials behave strangely. Chips and...

Composite materials behave strangely. Chips and scrapes are a sign of potential damage. A lot of the strength of the material comes from the epoxy. Once this is damaged, stresses can localize in...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-19-2010, 06:35 AM
Replies: 2,723
Views: 365,236
Posted By TheRobG
Quick stop on my morning commute. We are in that...

Quick stop on my morning commute. We are in that rare time of the year where the sunrise actually falls during my ride some days.

http://i885.photobucket.com/albums/ac53/Rob_Gevers/IMG_0208.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-12-2010, 03:51 AM
Replies: 2,092
Views: 562,260
Posted By TheRobG
Indiana backroads in the evening ...

Indiana backroads in the evening

http://i885.photobucket.com/albums/ac53/Rob_Gevers/Misc/DSC_0284.jpg
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