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Forum: Road warriors 12-27-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,315
Posted By Velociraptor
Bar end mirrors on my 1290 do not stick out, but...

Bar end mirrors on my 1290 do not stick out, but then lane splitting is illegal in WA state so not that relevant. Stock mirrors are better than the bar ends but blind spot mirrors stuck on the bar...
Forum: Road warriors 12-27-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,950
Posted By Velociraptor
I had a small fly screen on my KTM 690 enduro and...

I had a small fly screen on my KTM 690 enduro and KTM 990 Supermoto, but sold those bikes and now have a KTM 1290 Superduke. No screen on the 1290 but the headlight and instrument cluster design is...
Forum: Road warriors 12-26-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,002
Posted By Velociraptor
I had an '05 GSXR-1000. Great bike all around but...

I had an '05 GSXR-1000. Great bike all around but I ended up selling it because it really did not do much for me despite being way better all around than my 2002 RC51. I kept the RC for a long time....
Forum: Thumpers 12-25-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 7,858
Views: 1,646,536
Posted By Velociraptor
I use the e-line one. They make one for the...

I use the e-line one. They make one for the stock header and the FMF Powerbomb header. Carbon fiber.

http://www.elineaccessories.com/ecommerce/mpg500e.html
Forum: Road warriors 12-25-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,315
Posted By Velociraptor
[QUOTE=Chief Ten Bears;25422212]I put a set on my...

[QUOTE=Chief Ten Bears;25422212]I put a set on my Blast as well, they work great, and look great too... I can see perfectly fine with them, and even though the glass is smaller than stock mirrors,...
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 708
Posted By Velociraptor
Sometimes the small rubber o-ring seal on the...

Sometimes the small rubber o-ring seal on the quick disconnect can leak under pressure. Turn the ignition on and check that connection for leaks. Also could be an injector stuck open.
Forum: Thumpers 12-15-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 738
Posted By Velociraptor
No built in armor?

No built in armor?
Forum: Thumpers 12-14-2014, 10:31 PM
Replies: 7,858
Views: 1,646,536
Posted By Velociraptor
Winter.... ...

Winter....
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rt3d7ze9ZrI
Forum: Thumpers 12-14-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 7,858
Views: 1,646,536
Posted By Velociraptor
This is some speeded up stuff from riding some FS...

This is some speeded up stuff from riding some FS roads and two track.
Just goofing off!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k1Ec_hzSXKo
Forum: Road warriors 12-13-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 1,703
Views: 186,473
Posted By Velociraptor
Got mine last spring and love it. No issues so...

Got mine last spring and love it. No issues so far.
Forum: Racing 12-13-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,919
Posted By Velociraptor
Good show! I think it was a tossup between...

Good show! I think it was a tossup between Marquez and Mees. Great racing overall.
Forum: Racing 12-11-2014, 11:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,919
Posted By Velociraptor
Yeah Stoner would be awesome!

Yeah Stoner would be awesome!
Forum: Racing 12-11-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,919
Posted By Velociraptor
Too bad no Hayden and no Rossi!

Too bad no Hayden and no Rossi!
Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,322
Posted By Velociraptor
I have to agree that the 690 is a great bike,...

I have to agree that the 690 is a great bike, although not ideal for highway droning. I am very interested in the news that KTM is working on some smaller v-twins. I am sure one of those might end up...
Forum: Thumpers 11-29-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 970
Posted By Velociraptor
yeah could be the voltage regulator. Never had...

yeah could be the voltage regulator. Never had issues with the OEM one but replaced it with a better aftermarket item.
Forum: Thumpers 11-29-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,944
Posted By Velociraptor
No rim locks on the 690.

No rim locks on the 690.
Forum: Thumpers 11-29-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,944
Posted By Velociraptor
I had a 2009 with an Akra slipon. Yes I remapped...

I had a 2009 with an Akra slipon. Yes I remapped it a number of times and it was fine. I think they get remapped a lot because you can use TuneECU to do it so people tend to tinker. But the newer...
Forum: Thumpers 11-29-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 970
Posted By Velociraptor
Always check the connections to the coil. They...

Always check the connections to the coil. They are blade connectors and can get loose. Probably not the problem but good to check. Also check the ground connections on the frame. There is a big one...
Forum: Road warriors 11-26-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 10,773
Posted By Velociraptor
What about the 1290 Adventure?

What about the 1290 Adventure?
Forum: Thumpers 11-24-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,923
Posted By Velociraptor
Yeah the SL125 was a bike I wanted too. Had a...

Yeah the SL125 was a bike I wanted too. Had a CL-100 and rode it in the dirt. Ride whatcha got! Graduated to a Suzuki TS-185 which was bullet proof. Then a Penton Mint 400 which was a hoot but had to...
Forum: Thumpers 11-23-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 830
Posted By Velociraptor
I crashed a skateboard a couple of years ago and...

I crashed a skateboard a couple of years ago and broke my fibula which is the small non weight bearing bone. Walked around for a few days thinking I just had a badly sprained ankle. Went to the doc...
Forum: Thumpers 11-23-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,923
Posted By Velociraptor
Had a 1997 Honda XR650L. Simple bike with poor...

Had a 1997 Honda XR650L. Simple bike with poor power. Never really liked the bike and ended up selling it. After that a 2008 KLR 650. Liked the engine better than the Honda, but bike was very top...
Forum: Road warriors 11-22-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,108
Posted By Velociraptor
Vstrom no doubt. I once rode an 883 rental and it...

Vstrom no doubt. I once rode an 883 rental and it was the worst motorcycle I have ever ridden bar none. Power was terrible. Handling even worse. I had a 1000cc Vstrom and it was competent and...
Forum: Thumpers 11-21-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 7,858
Views: 1,646,536
Posted By Velociraptor
I had a 2009 690 and now have a 2014 500. Both...

I had a 2009 690 and now have a 2014 500. Both great bikes. 500 has much shorter maintenance intervals but in general is easier to work on than the 690. The 690 is a better all around combo...
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,562
Posted By Velociraptor
Nice bike!

Nice bike!
Forum: Thumpers 11-16-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 19,887
Views: 2,310,854
Posted By Velociraptor
Don't have a 690 anymore but the problem with the...

Don't have a 690 anymore but the problem with the filter sock is the tank design. No space under the filler opening so the filter sock can't open up like it should. I have a 500 now with an Acerbis...
Forum: Thumpers 11-14-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 7,858
Views: 1,646,536
Posted By Velociraptor
Congratulations on the 500! Never too cold to do...

Congratulations on the 500! Never too cold to do mods!
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 658
Posted By Velociraptor
I just installed the Core EXP 3.0 on my 2014 500....

I just installed the Core EXP 3.0 on my 2014 500. Only tested it in the garage so far, but very nice! Had to take out 1 OEM friction disc. FYI the kit number was RMS-7784. The 500 is listed on the...
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,561
Posted By Velociraptor
How much highway? I have a 2014 500 EXC and do...

How much highway? I have a 2014 500 EXC and do 50-60 miles of pavement including 30 miles of highway to get to the dirt. Not great on the highway for sure and having to do much more would have me...
Forum: Thumpers 11-06-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 892
Posted By Velociraptor
Love my 500 EXC. Some buy the XCW and plate that...

Love my 500 EXC. Some buy the XCW and plate that one. Like the 500 for the roads I ride to get to the dirt.
Forum: Thumpers 11-05-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,238
Posted By Velociraptor
The 690 would get a little old for a 5-6 hr...

The 690 would get a little old for a 5-6 hr highway drone, but with higher gearing, a windscreen, and a decent seat it could do it no problem. You can learn a lot taking courses so do that for sure,...
Forum: Road warriors 11-04-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,720
Posted By Velociraptor
Actually it is a good thing I can't afford it....

Actually it is a good thing I can't afford it. Simplifies my life a lot:D
Forum: Road warriors 11-03-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,577
Posted By Velociraptor
Get a 690 enduro then put the Rally Raid high end...

Get a 690 enduro then put the Rally Raid high end suspension on it. 39 inch seat height!
Forum: Thumpers 11-03-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,238
Posted By Velociraptor
Can't talk about your 800 but my 2009 690r was...

Can't talk about your 800 but my 2009 690r was fine on the back roads. Not great on the highway-I doubt as good as your 800. I always had knobbies though and lower gearing. The new models might be a...
Forum: Road warriors 11-03-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,577
Posted By Velociraptor
I like the Duke or the Hyper. Maybe the Triumph...

I like the Duke or the Hyper. Maybe the Triumph Speed Triple too.
Forum: Thumpers 10-30-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 7,858
Views: 1,646,536
Posted By Velociraptor
I replaced mine at 40 something hours. They...

I replaced mine at 40 something hours. They looked fine but I think the issue is the rubber in them gets compressed even though they look fine. I think it depends a lot on how hard you ride the bike....
Forum: Thumpers 10-29-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 950
Posted By Velociraptor
I had a 2008 KLR and went to a 2009 KTM 690 to a...

I had a 2008 KLR and went to a 2009 KTM 690 to a 2014 KTM 500 EXC. My advice is BUY THE 450! Just be careful off road starting out because the bike will rip and get going very fast and not feel that...
Forum: Thumpers 10-29-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 71,923
Posted By Velociraptor
Nice bike Ned! Your description of the...

Nice bike Ned! Your description of the suspension has me drooling, but I will stick with my lowly 2014 500 EXC:D
Forum: Thumpers 10-29-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,496
Posted By Velociraptor
He lists the 350 Six days in all those bikes he...

He lists the 350 Six days in all those bikes he owns.
Forum: Thumpers 10-28-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,496
Posted By Velociraptor
Sweet bike! Enjoy!

Sweet bike! Enjoy!
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