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Forum: Parallel Universe 04-13-2014, 04:17 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,641
Posted By toro618
This is my BKTMW 800. I very rarely ride it on...

This is my BKTMW 800. I very rarely ride it on the street. I have stripped weight off of every imaginable area and she still is a VERY heavy pic....there is just no away around it. I would definitely...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-09-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,317
Posted By toro618
I started the original thread after contacting...

I started the original thread after contacting them over a year ago, so FOR SURE me
Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 1,566
Views: 225,255
Posted By toro618
So I had ordered one of these from Clockwork...

So I had ordered one of these from Clockwork http://www.shop.clockworkktm.com/product.sc?productId=135&categoryId=2

The product looks good, but I have a major problem with how much they charged...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-21-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,640
Posted By toro618
OEM rear wheel for sale....2010 F800GS

I have a complete oem rear wheel with oem sprocket and TKC-80 (150/70-17).

The rim has 2929 miles on it and in perfect condition.
The TKC-80 has 2000 miles on it.

If anyone is interested,...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-19-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,063
Posted By toro618
Gps

Sorry for the noob question, but do we bring our gps to the sign up tent and download the route from your computer?
Forum: Racing 03-13-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 1,978
Views: 335,180
Posted By toro618
Ico

I know the ICO Checkmate is an enduro unit, but isn't it made by the same company that makes the Rallye VRL?

I am asking because the Checkmate product is not listed on the icoracing website?
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-13-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 16,423
Posted By toro618
Bmw f800gs

Bought it brand new in 2010 thinking I should settle down and enjoy some adv street riding....

http://ara.smugmug.com/photos/i-j8pbNDv/0/L/i-j8pbNDv-L.jpg

But Naaaaaa....slabbing is just not my...
Forum: Racing 03-09-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,644
Posted By toro618
If you don't already own a mountain bike or do...

If you don't already own a mountain bike or do any mountain biking, buy yourself a solid full suspension mountain bike and begin training atleast 3 times a week. Notice I said training. Don't just go...
Forum: Thumpers 03-08-2014, 04:51 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,046
Posted By toro618
Here is my .02. And this is a real world answer...

Here is my .02. And this is a real world answer from a C rider with only few years of riding experience, but with many hours because I don't work and am a 50 year old bum.:D

If the OP (who also...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-04-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,128
Posted By toro618
This sucks.....and I just finished getting my...

This sucks.....and I just finished getting my bike ready with fresh oil and tires.

How will the club manage refunds or offer credit for a future event in case the rescheduled date is not good for...
Forum: Racing 03-03-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 583
Views: 30,899
Posted By toro618
Dan, sorry to hear about your get-off but glad...

Dan, sorry to hear about your get-off but glad you're ok.

Man it sucks that I had to miss this one, but I am happy you guys had good weather and good racing.
Ara
Forum: Racing 02-28-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 3,032
Views: 166,124
Posted By toro618
^^^ Thanks for the explanation.

^^^

Thanks for the explanation.
Forum: Thumpers 02-28-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 1,566
Views: 225,255
Posted By toro618
Odo

http://www.ktm-parts.com/54814073000.html#.UxCRe_ldV8F

Anyone try this on their 2014 model? Is it compatible?

Thanks in advance for any info
Forum: Racing 02-28-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 3,032
Views: 166,124
Posted By toro618
front disc guard

Not sure if this is just lately or been for a while, but I am seeing more front disc guards in SX than in endurocross. If so, any reason why less for endurocross?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-27-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,128
Posted By toro618
My buddy and I will be there with Husky 2T's.

My buddy and I will be there with Husky 2T's.
Forum: Equipment 02-27-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 195
Posted By toro618
rim wraps

Anyone use these or dealt with this company? The phone number they listed is not in service.
www.rimwrapz.com/
Forum: Racing 02-27-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,121
Posted By toro618
I found this...

I found this http://www.ktm-parts.com/54814073000.html#.Uw9uHvldV8E

Anyone know if this would work on a 2014 EXC?
Forum: Racing 02-27-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,121
Posted By toro618
This remote works on a 2014 KTM ODO? Who sells...

This remote works on a 2014 KTM ODO? Who sells it?

Thanks for this info
Forum: Racing 02-26-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 1,978
Views: 335,180
Posted By toro618
Off subject, but can you please tell me where I...

Off subject, but can you please tell me where I can find these black and white graphics?
Thanks
Forum: Trials 02-19-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 545
Posted By toro618
So this training course will be held on the same...

So this training course will be held on the same day as an event?
Forum: Beasts 02-18-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 378
Views: 67,718
Posted By toro618
Front brake/"death loop"

Not the same bike (BMW F800GS), but I eliminated the front right brake unit and saved a bunch of unsprung weight. And replaced the oem brake line on the left side with a Spiegler straight from the...
Forum: Racing 02-02-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 12,318
Posted By toro618
why are these riders electing not to run front...

why are these riders electing not to run front disc guards?
Forum: Racing 02-02-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 852
Posted By toro618
Live feed is on. Is there a way to watch...

Live feed is on.

Is there a way to watch this later? Does the site record it for later viewing?
Forum: Trials 02-02-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,930
Posted By toro618
The type of ground or traction should really not...

The type of ground or traction should really not matter when practicing this drill on a dead engine. When I am doing this, and after holding the balance for a while, I will begin to feel all my body...
Forum: Trials 02-02-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,079
Posted By toro618
These tracks work great for tieing down bikes in...

These tracks work great for tieing down bikes in many configurations.

http://www.macscustomtiedowns.com/category/VersaTie
Forum: Thumpers 01-31-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 1,566
Views: 225,255
Posted By toro618
Yeah, I know what you mean. I swapped out the oem...

Yeah, I know what you mean. I swapped out the oem hi/lo/horn switch with a slimmer Sicass Racing switch to regain some space back after swapping to a shorter 30.5" bar.
Forum: Thumpers 01-31-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 1,566
Views: 225,255
Posted By toro618
Why not just leave the OEM start/kill switch? My...

Why not just leave the OEM start/kill switch? My dealer removed the key cylinder, and I just use the oem switch to start/kill the motor.
Forum: Thumpers 01-31-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 1,566
Views: 225,255
Posted By toro618
I just reset mine to 108 mm race sag and 39 mm...

I just reset mine to 108 mm race sag and 39 mm static with full gear and standing up in attack position. This is on the 69-250 spring. I weigh 155 lbs without gear.
Forum: Thumpers 01-30-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 1,566
Views: 225,255
Posted By toro618
^^^ I just rechecked mine last night. My...

^^^

I just rechecked mine last night. My dealer recommended and set it at 4" which is 101.6 mm. But with full gear and sitting in attack position, that sag increased to 115 mm. I set my sag...
Forum: Thumpers 01-29-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 1,566
Views: 225,255
Posted By toro618
Rear sag

I am sure this subject has been covered, but frankly did not do a search.

2014 350 exc.....where do most of you have your rear sag set? My dealer recommended set at 4" (101.6mm), which to me...
Forum: Trials 01-29-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,669
Posted By toro618
If knocking the magnet switch off is a problem,...

If knocking the magnet switch off is a problem, one can mount it horizontally so that the magnet is facing forward. The lanyard is pretty elastic and long enough to allow hand movement around the...
Forum: Racing 01-29-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 583
Views: 30,899
Posted By toro618
The XCW does not come with a street tittle. So...

The XCW does not come with a street tittle. So the only legal way to have an XCW is buy an EXC, which comes with a street tittle, and make the conversion. I had to change the front and rear...
Forum: Racing 01-28-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 583
Views: 30,899
Posted By toro618
I would keep the screws in and keep your value up...

I would keep the screws in and keep your value up :D. I broke my ankle at last years Sandblast, and plan to keep all the hardware in there...a plate and 7 screws.

On a serious note, I am curious...
Forum: Trials 01-28-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,669
Posted By toro618
Magnetic kill switch

I would install a magnetic lanyard kill switch. It is the only sure way to kill the motor on a get off.
Forum: Racing 01-28-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 583
Views: 30,899
Posted By toro618
Not making this rally....Real life getting in the...

Not making this rally....Real life getting in the way. This sucks because not only is my F8 ready, but I also just picked up a 2014 350 EXC and converted it to a full XCW (so it's an XCW with an EXC...
Forum: Thumpers 01-27-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 1,566
Views: 225,255
Posted By toro618
Is the E-line fork protector more of a CF look...

Is the E-line fork protector more of a CF look thing or does it really provide protection from laying down the bike in rock gardens? Is it a wrap around install does it slide down the fork tube?...
Forum: Trials 01-23-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,930
Posted By toro618
I taught myself to never lean the bike against my...

I taught myself to never lean the bike against my boots. I place my feet towards the outside of the pegs, and use as little leg movement as I can and as little bar wiggle as I can to hold the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 1,566
Views: 225,255
Posted By toro618
Nice. Whats the story behind replacing the...

Nice. Whats the story behind replacing the factory fuel filter with the Golan filter?
Forum: Trials 01-22-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,930
Posted By toro618
I don't know if this is the best method to learn...

I don't know if this is the best method to learn balance, but for me it was spending 30 solid minutes every day practicing with a dead engine until I could hold a balance indefinitely with the wheel...
Forum: Racing 01-22-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 583
Views: 30,899
Posted By toro618
Looking good, Rodney. We got dumped on again last...

Looking good, Rodney. We got dumped on again last night...tons of snow around me, and with this cold spell it won't be melting for a while. My kids were riding their quads so I took out my trials...
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