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Forum: Racing 01-03-2011, 08:40 PM
Replies: 1,719
Views: 336,785
Posted By mcgovski
as stated above. Ride safe and get to the...

as stated above. Ride safe and get to the bivouac
we are all behind you 100% no matter what!
Forum: Thumpers 09-25-2010, 08:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,099
Posted By mcgovski
I am sure Don is a bit busy right now...

I am sure Don is a bit busy right now celebrating! the CPW team cleaned up down under!
I have a Meca'System "pro" kit coming for my bike...should be pretty sweet. Thanks for the info over on KTM...
Forum: Thumpers 09-24-2010, 09:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,099
Posted By mcgovski
Tobys- I have read that you can change the trans...

Tobys- I have read that you can change the trans oil less frequently than the engine oil. Why modify the separated oil? For a cooler running engine. Not sure its necessary for all 450 aplications,...
Forum: Thumpers 09-24-2010, 08:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,099
Posted By mcgovski
I have not been able to find a website...but I...

I have not been able to find a website...but I found an email for Don, the owner and sent him an email. I spied a bunch of 08+ 450's and 530's racing the Australasian Safari right now that have the...
Forum: Thumpers 09-24-2010, 07:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,099
Posted By mcgovski
I already own the bike. Plus, i have read about...

I already own the bike. Plus, i have read about several HT oil coolers cracking on -'08. that is why the CPW oil cooler was born from what I gather.
Forum: Thumpers 09-23-2010, 02:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,099
Posted By mcgovski
thanks for the info...I have emailed Chris Blais...

thanks for the info...I have emailed Chris Blais about oil cooler and the mod...he doesnt think the HT oil cooler with work with my gas tank...its a 25L acerbis tank.....so the search continues. I...
Forum: Thumpers 09-23-2010, 10:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,099
Posted By mcgovski
ktm 450 "one Oiler" mods to the newer exc bikes?

Has anyone heard of or done the "one oiler" mod to a exc ktm bike?
Forum: Racing 09-22-2010, 02:33 PM
Replies: 4,817
Views: 571,636
Posted By mcgovski
jonahs new bike?

Jonah Street just posted a picture on facebook of a Yamaha wr450 with a jvo kit on it...new rally rig? I bet it is.

about 3 months ago, I was told by a certain Charlie (rally pan am), to look...
Forum: Racing 09-17-2010, 06:14 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 25,254
Posted By mcgovski
next year Pete...next year!

next year Pete...next year!
Forum: Thumpers 09-15-2010, 11:46 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 18,616
Posted By mcgovski
This is great. I will be watching this build...

This is great. I will be watching this build closely. I am trying to do something similar with a 2009 450 exc.........
Forum: Ride reports 09-13-2010, 12:30 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 85,585
Posted By mcgovski
I would love to hear how the KTM's ran as well, I...

I would love to hear how the KTM's ran as well, I am working on a little 450 rally bike right now...
Forum: Thumpers 09-12-2010, 03:34 PM
Replies: 8,891
Views: 1,934,757
Posted By mcgovski
clutch cover

I am looking for a clutch cover for a 2002 640 adventure if anyone has one they want to get rid of........

thanks
Forum: Ride reports 09-08-2010, 10:48 AM
Replies: 368
Views: 85,585
Posted By mcgovski
I am so relieved you got that bike running!

I am so relieved you got that bike running!
Forum: Thumpers 09-03-2010, 08:54 PM
Replies: 8,891
Views: 1,934,757
Posted By mcgovski
I think its under the gas tank...I had to take my...

I think its under the gas tank...I had to take my tank off at the dmv in Cali to show the sticker on my '02 when I brought it down from oregon.
Forum: Racing 09-02-2010, 10:06 AM
Replies: 688
Views: 61,616
Posted By mcgovski
Thanks. That is all great info. the ballistic...

Thanks. That is all great info. the ballistic jacket...is that the Koerta?
btw, your ride report is great!
Forum: Thumpers 09-01-2010, 05:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 415
Posted By mcgovski
Skid plate recommendations

Just got a brand new...2009 ktm 450 exc and I need some recommendations for a good skid plate. eventually this bike will be getting the MecaSystem skid plate that holds a bit of water, but for the...
Forum: Ride reports 08-31-2010, 09:43 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 85,585
Posted By mcgovski
I was reading the latest post, and my wife asked...

I was reading the latest post, and my wife asked me what was wrong....I must have been squirming around....your story is stressing me out!
Great stuff
Forum: Racing 08-30-2010, 06:36 AM
Replies: 688
Views: 61,616
Posted By mcgovski
Bluebull I was wondering if you wouldnt mind...

Bluebull
I was wondering if you wouldnt mind giving a review of the Acerbis gear you used during the Rally. Pros and cons would be great. I am looking for some kit, so some real hands on knowledge...
Forum: Racing 08-19-2010, 06:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,431
Posted By mcgovski
I am very interested to see your kit. There was...

I am very interested to see your kit. There was an Aussie gentleman who rallyized a drz 400 that was very cool here on ADV...post pics when you ahve them
Forum: Racing 05-16-2010, 07:56 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,164
Posted By mcgovski
Frog- that is awesome. I find it funny when...

Frog-
that is awesome. I find it funny when people dont think this stuff is important. you wouldnt put shitty gas in the moto on race day, so why put bad fuel in your bodies tank.
How did the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-13-2010, 08:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 580
Posted By mcgovski
i got a 2002 640 R adventure about 2 years ago...

i got a 2002 640 R adventure about 2 years ago with 20K on it and I paid $4k. Recently I had to crack the case and found some horrifying things (the piston is scratched) I have also now discovered...
Forum: Racing 05-10-2010, 07:37 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,164
Posted By mcgovski
Unfortunately you cant exchange simple for...

Unfortunately you cant exchange simple for complex carbs. Simple carbs are only burned, or used as fuel for Anaerobic(without oxygen) activity and complex carbs are used along with fats during...
Forum: Racing 05-09-2010, 07:42 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,164
Posted By mcgovski
I would try eating some protein and some complex...

I would try eating some protein and some complex carbs...eggs on a biscuit, instead of fruit (fructOSE) will spike your insulin and sugar crash you. Plus that particular sugar takes a long time to...
Forum: Racing 05-09-2010, 07:38 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,164
Posted By mcgovski
You are right on with feeling sharper...the brain...

You are right on with feeling sharper...the brain requires a lot of glucose to stay sharp. And about the "OSE" sugars in Gator Products will spike your insulin and lead you to a sugar crash...look...
Forum: Racing 05-08-2010, 07:44 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,164
Posted By mcgovski
Hammer still makes the sustained energy. it is a...

Hammer still makes the sustained energy. it is a whopping 7:1 carb:protein ratio...huge calorie mix. you really have to experiment with how to mix this...ad some heed or gel, but the trick is to...
Forum: Racing 05-07-2010, 11:37 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,164
Posted By mcgovski
okay..."spam" free from here on out... thanks! ...

okay..."spam" free from here on out...
thanks!

Chris
Forum: Racing 05-07-2010, 09:37 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 20,684
Posted By mcgovski
Thanks for the report again...and the info on...

Thanks for the report again...and the info on your bike is outstanding. Thanks
I keep toying with the idea of doing what you are doing...so much to sort out. My hat is off to you.

Some bike...
Forum: Racing 05-07-2010, 09:26 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,164
Posted By mcgovski
I dont mean this in a negative way...but Gatorade...

I dont mean this in a negative way...but Gatorade is not a good choice for fueling or recovery. Basically because the sources they use in their product for fuel. Complex Carbs, simple carbs,...
Forum: Racing 05-07-2010, 09:09 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,164
Posted By mcgovski
Just curious why this would be SPAM. I am a...

Just curious why this would be SPAM. I am a coach, these guys are asking questions about fitness and nutrition...offering expertise in a forum? Spam? hmmmm. so what do you call it when Neduro...
Forum: Racing 05-07-2010, 07:11 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,164
Posted By mcgovski
I will build you a program...for a small...

I will build you a program...for a small fee:evil. seriously, If you commit to a conditioning / nutrition program for meeting that goal prior to your rally, you will be rocking come time to race.
...
Forum: Racing 05-06-2010, 01:50 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 20,684
Posted By mcgovski
great thread....tell us more about the bike...or...

great thread....tell us more about the bike...or did I miss that?
thanks for putting your story up
Forum: Racing 05-05-2010, 02:56 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,164
Posted By mcgovski
Wow, there is some interesting things posted in...

Wow, there is some interesting things posted in here. I dont know if anyone is interested, but I am an endurance coach. I train cyclists, road and dirt, runners, nordic skiers...and now I am...
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2010, 09:08 AM
Replies: 24,203
Views: 4,140,895
Posted By mcgovski
It was nice meeting you guys at OVEXPO. Hope you...

It was nice meeting you guys at OVEXPO. Hope you guys had a good time...I know we did
Forum: Thumpers 05-03-2010, 08:44 PM
Replies: 24,203
Views: 4,140,895
Posted By mcgovski
rim locks

What rim locks are you guys riding? Has anyone tried the new motion pros?
I need to get something in my rims. valve stems are crooked!
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2010, 06:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 467
Posted By mcgovski
Thanks for the info. It does suck that the...

Thanks for the info.
It does suck that the case has to be split to replace the shift shaft...
I am trying to not complain about it too much. The damage could have been way worse. I am happy I...
Forum: Thumpers 04-26-2010, 02:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 467
Posted By mcgovski
splitting the Case on my '02 ktm 640

So it looks like I will be splitting the case on my 2002 640 adventure to replace the shift shaft, which I broke off. The bike is just shy of 23,000 miles...is there anything else I should do while...
Forum: Thumpers 04-26-2010, 02:54 PM
Replies: 8,891
Views: 1,934,757
Posted By mcgovski
Thanks, I guess I am going to start anther thread...

Thanks, I guess I am going to start anther thread about "what to do" and see what comes back

thanks

Chris
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2010, 06:54 PM
Replies: 8,891
Views: 1,934,757
Posted By mcgovski
its an '02 and has 22,000+ on it. unfortunately...

its an '02 and has 22,000+ on it. unfortunately there is not enough shaft left to weld the shift lever on to. I was hoping i could just remove the clutch cover to get at it...
what else should I...
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2010, 07:41 PM
Replies: 8,891
Views: 1,934,757
Posted By mcgovski
shift shaft

I, uh, broke my shift shaft....do I have to split the case to replace it? Or can I get to it from the right side somehow?
I am trying not to freak out right now..........
thanks in advance
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2010, 01:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 314
Posted By mcgovski
'02 640 shifter question

So I had a bit of an off and jacked up my shift lever, and it stripped the spline which it attaches too. I have a whole new assembly coming, but I was wondering if anyone has any tips on the best...
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