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Forum: Thumpers 12-24-2014, 02:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 549
Posted By Blur
I found a 2011 200xcw with 2.9 hours on it a few...

I found a 2011 200xcw with 2.9 hours on it a few months back. I was looking for the lightest bike with an engine that still had enough power to get me up steep climbs (I'm 6' 3" and weigh 220) My...
Forum: Racing 12-22-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,675
Posted By Blur
+1 After-race beer = "Carb...

+1



After-race beer = "Carb replacement" :thumb
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-19-2014, 03:02 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,584
Posted By Blur
That (forgetting to turn the fuel valve on)...

That (forgetting to turn the fuel valve on) happened to a friend of mine a couple years ago on a trail ride in West Virginia. The fuel ran out right after a sharp turn in the trail....with a 500+...
Forum: Airheads 12-09-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,588
Posted By Blur
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: Road warriors 12-07-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 12,695
Posted By Blur
I consider myself very fortunate to have ridden...

I consider myself very fortunate to have ridden these bikes....

Bimota Tesi, 1st gen.

http://www.tamiya.com/english/products/list/12bike_img/14062m.jpg

Bimota YB8 (awesome bike! felt like a...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-14-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 934
Posted By Blur
I had high revving issues on my 2007 990....

I had high revving issues on my 2007 990. Performing the "poor man's ECU reset cleared up the problem. It's incredibly simple to perform. Honestly, my recommendation is to put everything back...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-14-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,727
Posted By Blur
Can't embed on iPad... ...

Can't embed on iPad...

http://youtu.be/SkDPMLxAZP0
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-11-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 817
Posted By Blur
Do 9 Fiddy's have an ECU? I just performed a...

Do 9 Fiddy's have an ECU? I just performed a "poor man's ECU reset" on my 990 and it run's 100x better.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-03-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 11,208
Views: 2,393,305
Posted By Blur
Found a 2011 KTM 200 XCW with 2.8 hours on it....

Found a 2011 KTM 200 XCW with 2.8 hours on it. Previous owner let it sit for 2+ years. Finally got around to cleaning out the carburetor yesterday. Nice lug and hit now :clap
...
Forum: Equipment 11-02-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,346
Posted By Blur
The gear I want on me during my hypothetical...

The gear I want on me during my hypothetical crash varies based on my trajectory angle when I hit the ground.

If it's a low angle, any good quality, name-brand suit will likely suffice.

If it's...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-01-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 9,841
Posted By Blur
2000 miles? Refocus your efforts on riding...

2000 miles?

Refocus your efforts on riding with correct technique instead of seeing how fast you can go. Learn what's right and what's wrong. Critique yourself every time you ride. Then one day,...
Forum: Equipment 11-01-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 808
Posted By Blur
:lol3 :rofl :clap:clap

:lol3 :rofl :clap:clap
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-01-2014, 05:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,699
Posted By Blur
:lol3:lol3:lol3 That's Mike Lafferty. Don't...

:lol3:lol3:lol3

That's Mike Lafferty. Don't follow that guy! :lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 11-01-2014, 05:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 327
Posted By Blur
BMW came out with a different handlebar diameter...

BMW came out with a different handlebar diameter for the 2013 GS. So, I would be surprised if there are many (or any) aftermarket bars from which to choose.

That said, IMO, ride with the stock...
Forum: Equipment 11-01-2014, 04:55 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,346
Posted By Blur
Ran into a textile exec last year who was very...

Ran into a textile exec last year who was very curious about the material in my riding suit. He asked all kind of questions about the material. He was very surprised that Kevlar is used for abrasion...
Forum: Equipment 11-01-2014, 04:31 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,645
Posted By Blur
A full-size can is still smaller than carrying a...

A full-size can is still smaller than carrying a spare final drive. :D


AND IN REGARDS TO BUYING AT REI..... don't. They support environmental groups that support closing motorcyclist's access to...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-27-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,071
Posted By Blur
I think this problem is only for the Wetheads....

I think this problem is only for the Wetheads. Mainly because BMW decided that only two handlebar diameters in the moto market just weren't enough :rolleyes
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-26-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,823
Posted By Blur
Time to change my sprockets and chains. Ran...

Time to change my sprockets and chains. Ran across this thread while doing research. Thought I would reply and "pare down" the info in this thread:

Stock set-up: 17/42
Rear tire rotates .40476...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-24-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,071
Posted By Blur
Touratech mechanic almost wouldn't work on my...

Touratech mechanic almost wouldn't work on my bike at the GS Trophy in Canada this September because I was running ROX Risers!! :lol3 :thumb
Forum: GS Boxers 10-03-2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,374
Posted By Blur
WTF? Dang mods moved this post from 'Orange...

WTF? Dang mods moved this post from 'Orange Crush'. Can't poke when were outta the basement, I guess....

May as well delete this thread now. It was only posted to poke the Katoom guys. :lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 10-02-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,374
Posted By Blur
Wicked My friends new orange beauty!!!

https://scontent-a-iad.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xpf1/t31.0-8/10403744_736071913131868_6215094441626322763_o.jpg
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-26-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 4,950
Views: 246,367
Posted By Blur
Gonna be hard to get this done, Billy. The first...

Gonna be hard to get this done, Billy. The first screening was months ago, packed house. It was a great movie.

With only three days left, you may wanna contact Al Roof (the promoter of the first...
Forum: Ride reports 09-23-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 14,417
Posted By Blur
Gimme a heads up when you decide to go again. I...

Gimme a heads up when you decide to go again. I wanna tag along, if you'll have me.

Great report! :thumb
Forum: Ride reports 09-20-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 14,417
Posted By Blur
Just read every post. Keep 'em coming!!! ...

Just read every post. Keep 'em coming!!!

:lurk
Forum: Racing 09-20-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,656
Posted By Blur
Didn't they say it was one of the coldest...

Didn't they say it was one of the coldest Septembers on record? I remember hearing something to that effect.
Forum: Racing 09-19-2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,656
Posted By Blur
Sounds great, Cory! It's beautiful country and I...

Sounds great, Cory! It's beautiful country and I definitely wanna come back. :thumb

Ribs are slowly getting better but still hurt like hell. :kurt
Forum: Racing 09-17-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,656
Posted By Blur
Hey that's me farting upwind of Some Dude!! ...

Hey that's me farting upwind of Some Dude!!


I miss it already! :cry
Forum: Ride reports 08-01-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 14,417
Posted By Blur
Thanks! Looking forward to following the...

Thanks! Looking forward to following the adventure! :-)
Forum: Ride reports 07-31-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 14,417
Posted By Blur
:rilla When are you headed to Tellico?

:rilla

When are you headed to Tellico?
Forum: GS Boxers 07-28-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,920
Posted By Blur
Thanks, KW! I've been meaning to do that.

Thanks, KW! I've been meaning to do that.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-27-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,920
Posted By Blur
Yes I'm bumping the thread. Why? Because when...

Yes I'm bumping the thread. Why? Because when someone performs a search, it's not unusual for this site to come up as the place for answers. That said, I'm gonna answer the OP's question.

But...
Forum: Face plant 07-05-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 13,795
Posted By Blur
Good to hear you got full range back. That's...

Good to hear you got full range back. That's encouraging! Thanks, P!

Yes, I suspect I'll be a little faster in the woods on the KTM. Not as comfortable on the road and I'll miss the cruise but,...
Forum: Face plant 07-05-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 13,795
Posted By Blur
90% of the time, feels fine. The injury has...

90% of the time, feels fine. The injury has definitely limited my range of motion and some positions hurt like hell. Still can't sleep on my right side...

How's yours?
Forum: Face plant 07-04-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 13,795
Posted By Blur
Finally heard from BMW. They said they could find...

Finally heard from BMW. They said they could find no evidence that the brakes failed (this is exactly what I told them they were going to find).

They never contacted me to see the video of my...
Forum: 2 smokers 07-02-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,843
Posted By Blur
No end cap on the muffler? Never heard of a KTM...

No end cap on the muffler? Never heard of a KTM bris :D

Oh well.... Thanks anyway
Forum: 2 smokers 07-01-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,843
Posted By Blur
Would you consider selling it?

Would you consider selling it?
Forum: 2 smokers 06-23-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,843
Posted By Blur
Bought this 2 days ago. Previous owner only put...

Bought this 2 days ago. Previous owner only put TWO POINT EIGHT hours on it!! :scratch

I've only got one ride on it so far and need to complete set up but, wow! What fun! :clap
...
Forum: Face plant 06-20-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 13,795
Posted By Blur
Gimme his cell number so I can text him my...

Gimme his cell number so I can text him my address. Glad he makes house calls! :clap
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-17-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 1,229
Views: 75,309
Posted By Blur
:ddog

:ddog
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-16-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 1,229
Views: 75,309
Posted By Blur
Thanks for the offer. Gonna be hard to sneak away...

Thanks for the offer. Gonna be hard to sneak away when the entire office is working the trade show together. Gonna be 5-6 days of being with the boss and co-workers, morning, noon and night.


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