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Forum: Thumpers 09-27-2013, 06:08 PM
Replies: 358
Views: 44,372
Posted By G$
Good news Jefro, glad to hear you can put some...

Good news Jefro, glad to hear you can put some improvements into your bike soon!
I'm probably 700ft more above the damage in Jamestown. It's a mess down there. My house was fine, but we...
Forum: Thumpers 09-27-2013, 09:14 AM
Replies: 358
Views: 44,372
Posted By G$
I was told that you just have to remove the rear...

I was told that you just have to remove the rear wheel
Forum: Thumpers 09-27-2013, 09:13 AM
Replies: 358
Views: 44,372
Posted By G$
Jefro, I believe the center to center distance...

Jefro, I believe the center to center distance between the frame mount and the swing arm mount are different. It doesn't hurt to call them and double check though.
Forum: Thumpers 09-26-2013, 10:25 AM
Replies: 358
Views: 44,372
Posted By G$
Windrider, I wanted to let you know that Zero is...

Windrider, I wanted to let you know that Zero is liquidating their FOX rear shock inventory and are letting them go for $350 which is their cost for the assembly. I spoke with a customer service rep...
Forum: Thumpers 08-15-2013, 06:28 AM
Replies: 358
Views: 44,372
Posted By G$
Yes, I hope they hold up to the abuse also! I...

Yes, I hope they hold up to the abuse also! I plan on using screws on the plastic as well.
My suspension is getting a bit squeaky on the big hits as well. I'm glad I'm not the only one!. My...
Forum: Thumpers 08-14-2013, 09:07 PM
Replies: 358
Views: 44,372
Posted By G$
The Zero is my main ride of choice these days. I...

The Zero is my main ride of choice these days. I live in the hills and have the fortune to take trails to and from work. I have to admit that I may be pushing the limits of this little bike. The...
Forum: Thumpers 08-09-2013, 08:30 PM
Replies: 358
Views: 44,372
Posted By G$
It's an old KTM joke with the 950 adventure...

It's an old KTM joke with the 950 adventure crowd, the orange ones are definitely faster. Too bad I have a silver one!

Our bikes are awesome regardless of color :D
...
Forum: Thumpers 08-08-2013, 06:57 PM
Replies: 358
Views: 44,372
Posted By G$
I finally got my tires mounted today so I will...

I finally got my tires mounted today so I will post with some pictures and comments for anyone contemplating using a similar setup. The good news is that the tire fits with plenty of room. This is...
Forum: Thumpers 08-01-2013, 08:34 AM
Replies: 358
Views: 44,372
Posted By G$
It was nationwide last year. ...

It was nationwide last year. http://www.zeromotorcycles.com/press-releases/jan-15-2013-cash-for-carbon.html
Forum: Thumpers 07-31-2013, 11:25 PM
Replies: 358
Views: 44,372
Posted By G$
I chose the 120/70/17. It reduced the...

I chose the 120/70/17. It reduced the circumference by 1.48" which will induce a 1mph error at 65mph. I doubt that I will have to modify the fork guards to make it fit but I will post as soon as I...
Forum: Thumpers 07-31-2013, 08:59 PM
Replies: 358
Views: 44,372
Posted By G$
Another Zero DS in Boulder, CO

Wind_Rider,
Awesome thread. I feel like I'm walking a few steps behind you. I got a 12' DS this spring and have really started to put some miles on it. About 2k now with a bald back tire. I...
Forum: Thumpers 12-09-2011, 03:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,972
Posted By G$
Is that the state credit or the combination of...

Is that the state credit or the combination of the state and federal credit?
Forum: Thumpers 12-09-2011, 01:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,972
Posted By G$
New Model for 2012

New for 2012. 112mile range. 300k mile battery guarantee (at 80% capacity)

I wonder what the total tax credit is for Colorado. After the 10% federal tax credit, the state offers half the...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-08-2010, 10:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,059
Posted By G$
Just took the top end off. The lower rod bearing...

Just took the top end off. The lower rod bearing has some play. Up and down play is minimal but I am concerned about the lateral play. I'm not sure what to expect with such an old engine but I...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-08-2010, 07:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,059
Posted By G$
1986 Ktm 500 MX

Evening Gents,
Just thought I'd post to see if anyone has gone through a rebuild and refurbish of an old KTM 2 stroke. I just picked up an 86 KTM 500 and am in the process of, well, fixing it. ...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-01-2010, 09:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,112
Posted By G$
Thats funny. Just did it and the bike runs great.

Thats funny. Just did it and the bike runs great.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-29-2010, 12:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,112
Posted By G$
Why don't you just lock the rear at TDC, pull all...

Why don't you just lock the rear at TDC, pull all the cams, go get your shims, install the rear shims and cams first, turn the engine 1 rotation plus 75 degrees, lock the front at TDC and put your...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-27-2010, 09:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 818
Posted By G$
Application Guide...

Application Guide (http://www.phatperformanceparts.com/photos/EBC-MXCLUTCH.pdf)

The application guide shows the clutch kit for the 950/990 is EBC KTM Clutch Kit...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-26-2010, 08:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,386
Posted By G$
Thanks a bunch

For everyone who contributed to this thread, I just like to say thanks. This as well as many other threads here are invaluable. :clap

G
Forum: Orange Crush 06-03-2010, 07:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 578
Posted By G$
The 6K value seems more accurate if it truly is...

The 6K value seems more accurate if it truly is in great condition. Make sure and ask if the water pump has been rebuilt. If not, offer him $6100.

G
Forum: Orange Crush 04-07-2010, 10:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,532
Posted By G$
I've been running a 908rr rear on my adventure...

I've been running a 908rr rear on my adventure and frankly, I love it. I ran a TKC 80 previously and with the massive torque of these bikes, slipped a lot which added to the wear of a tire that...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-07-2010, 09:44 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 21,279
Posted By G$
I ride a lot of off road so the raised front...

I ride a lot of off road so the raised front fender was a must for me. I had an old supermoto front fender lying around and it worked out great for me. I made several cuts with a hole saw to open...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-07-2010, 07:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,209
Posted By G$
I had the same problem about a year ago. I...

I had the same problem about a year ago. I believe the manual states that you shouldn't fill the tanks to the max. That being said, common sense prevails. If you are going on a long ride, fill er'...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-18-2010, 08:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,948
Posted By G$
How many miles do you have on it?

How many miles do you have on it?
Forum: Orange Crush 03-18-2010, 07:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 586
Posted By G$
Thanks for the input, I've already dropped a...

Thanks for the input,
I've already dropped a tooth on the front sprocket and it helped a great deal. The bike runs fine and has plenty of power. I was just looking for that extra snap.
Forum: Orange Crush 03-18-2010, 07:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 586
Posted By G$
Carb Mods

I was wondering if anyone has drilled out the vacuum ports on their CVK carbs to get better throttle response on a 950. I did this modification on my 640 supermoto and it really woke the bike up. I...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-04-2008, 07:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 382
Posted By G$
Fork Oil Discussion

I just rebuilt my front suspension adding .54 springs and changing the oil and replacing the seals/wipers. As I was looking at the fork oil levels before my rebuild and after, I noticed that the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-05-2008, 06:47 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,508
Posted By G$
Hello Everyone, What a fun ride we had. ...

Hello Everyone,
What a fun ride we had. Many places to stop and smell the mountain air...Or in my case the WD-40 efficiently breaking the bead on my front tire! It was great to see Laura...
Forum: Ride reports 05-05-2008, 06:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,210
Posted By G$
Great pictures and a really nice writeup Laura! ...

Great pictures and a really nice writeup Laura! It was great catching up with Jarrod and meeting Laura, Will, Ryan (the indominable spirit), Sam and all the folks at the meeting point. We can do it...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-01-2008, 12:44 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,508
Posted By G$
NOAA is more optimistic. This Afternoon:...

NOAA is more optimistic.

This Afternoon: Snow showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36. North northwest wind around 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total daytime snow...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-01-2008, 12:38 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,508
Posted By G$
Let's hope this weather report is wrong. It's...

Let's hope this weather report is wrong. It's snowing here in Boulder right now.:ddog Below is the weather for Nederland Co.

Today: Periods of snow. Cold. High 29F. Winds NNW at 10 to 20 mph....
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-29-2008, 05:47 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,508
Posted By G$
Glad to see everyone else signing up! At this...

Glad to see everyone else signing up! At this point, I would expect that the snow should be retreating rapidly by the end of the week. I'm hoping that the late week cool down fizzles out. That...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-27-2008, 07:32 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,383
Posted By G$
Sounds about right. I'm glad you got it all...

Sounds about right. I'm glad you got it all together.:thumb
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-27-2008, 06:55 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,383
Posted By G$
I didn't read all the posts but are you sure it's...

I didn't read all the posts but are you sure it's leaking? One thing you can do is to remove the oil filter. If the fins are distorted and twisted, it's most likely that it's leaking. My clutch...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-24-2008, 06:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,103
Posted By G$
You are going to be better off using a rubber...

You are going to be better off using a rubber cement or maybe even some silicone adhesive. You're going to need something that is compliant to movement. I know you don't want to hear this but...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-24-2008, 05:30 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,383
Posted By G$
I've only had her a couple of seasons but it sure...

I've only had her a couple of seasons but it sure is fun.:lol3

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v234/gmoneycuz/Aventure026.jpg
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-18-2008, 08:54 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 6,765
Posted By G$
They got a bit but it seems to be melting pretty...

They got a bit but it seems to be melting pretty quickly. The shady spots are a little snowier. Definitely rideable on a dirt bike. My bike sunk in once and I got off for a bit to get going again....
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-18-2008, 08:47 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 6,765
Posted By G$
Hey, I just wanted to fill everyone in. I rode...

Hey, I just wanted to fill everyone in. I rode from Sugarloaf mountain all the way to Gold Hill on the Switzerland Trail on my 950 tonight. I only had to get off the bike once to push it across a...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-18-2008, 02:17 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 6,765
Posted By G$
I just got back from a lunch ride up there and...

I just got back from a lunch ride up there and it's pretty soupy. It may dry out a little more but guys with DS tires are going to have fun with clogging etc. Knobbies? Bring em' if you got...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-16-2008, 06:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 752
Posted By G$
It's been snowing in Boulder since about noon. ...

It's been snowing in Boulder since about noon. Snowing now in Longmont. I think this state suffers from bipolar disorder.....
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