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Forum: Ride reports 10-03-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 995
Posted By mreimler
The next day is another bright sunny day. Damn...

The next day is another bright sunny day. Damn cold, but sunny. The whole trip has been way colder then it normally is for our September trips. Thank goodness for heated jackets and grips.

Tom...
Forum: Ride reports 10-02-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 995
Posted By mreimler
The new day dawns bright and clear. ...

The new day dawns bright and clear.
http://mreimler.smugmug.com/Other/Montana-2014/i-bqrN4DD/0/M/040-M.jpg

Tom shows us how to make coffee ADV style....
Forum: Ride reports 10-02-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 995
Posted By mreimler
Montana Adventure (lite)

This trip was quite a change for us. No trips to the ER. No big vehicle breakdowns. Just a good time had by all. More or less. Last year was not the best as we had all of the above. LINK TO LAST...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-09-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,599
Posted By mreimler
Thanks for all the great info. We are planning to...

Thanks for all the great info. We are planning to visit the CO Springs area, Pueblo area, drive up to Montrose, check out the Grand Junction area and last but not least the Glenwood Springs area....
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-02-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,599
Posted By mreimler
Thanks for all the information. We are currently...

Thanks for all the information. We are currently living in a city of 40,000 about 10 miles from Minneapolis so we are familiar with big city (Mpls) problems. Being w/in 90 minutes of the airport is a...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-01-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,599
Posted By mreimler
Retiring to CO...but where?

My wife and I are planning for retirement in 3-4 years and we love CO. We're starting our search for locations in the CO Springs/Pueblo area and we're looking for any feedback about these locations....
Forum: Equipment 10-25-2013, 05:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 640
Posted By mreimler
Backpack/tool pack, ideas???

I'm looking for a combination backpack and fannypack tool carrier. For trail rides I have an MSR fannypack that I really like but for longer rides I'd like a backpack/toolpack/hydration pack combo.
...
Forum: Ride reports 10-05-2013, 06:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,105
Posted By mreimler
Hell yes! This was an adventure.

Hell yes! This was an adventure.
Forum: Ride reports 10-03-2013, 04:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,105
Posted By mreimler
DAY 4 Tom and Roy head for Gunnison to...

DAY 4

Tom and Roy head for Gunnison to catch poor little fishies.
http://mreimler.smugmug.com/Other/Colorado-2013/i-NMBFbBq/0/M/078-M.jpg
Way too sexy!
...
Forum: Ride reports 10-03-2013, 03:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,105
Posted By mreimler
DAY 3 After a great sleep in the Hotel in...

DAY 3

After a great sleep in the Hotel in Ouray, we started to pack up for the ride to Durango on the Million Dollar Hiway....
Forum: Ride reports 10-03-2013, 03:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,105
Posted By mreimler
Not too bad. But a little bit of a workout on the...

Not too bad. But a little bit of a workout on the 990.
Forum: Ride reports 10-03-2013, 03:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,105
Posted By mreimler
DAY 2 In the morning, Tom S. informed us...

DAY 2

In the morning, Tom S. informed us that his rear brake has not been working since we got to Colorado. A quick trip to the Auto Parts store for brake fluid and a parking lot brake bleed fest...
Forum: Ride reports 10-03-2013, 02:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,105
Posted By mreimler
Big bikes + old guys + CO rocky trails = FUN!

Here we start another iteration of MN to CO fun. Each year me a few of my buddies take a bike trip. 2006 (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=155433)was Colorado. 2007 ...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-02-2013, 08:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 602
Posted By mreimler
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-02-2013, 12:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 602
Posted By mreimler
How does Montana sort route names?

I just loaded up my Montana with a trip I'm taking and the routes I carefully named in Base Camp for easy sorting "100 parking to start", "101 PP to hotel", "202 Mosquito" etc. are now out of order...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-27-2013, 07:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 411
Posted By mreimler
That's it! Thanks.

That's it! Thanks.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-27-2013, 04:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 411
Posted By mreimler
Help me find BD Onx light install thread

I recall a thread where the inmate used kydex to create a mount for his Baja Design Onx light bar on a 9X0 Adventure. I just spent an hour+ looking/searching for it with no luck. Thought I had is...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-15-2013, 03:16 PM
Replies: 11,177
Views: 2,383,641
Posted By mreimler
This is what happens when there's no good TV to watch

Let's see, I have this 1/4" aluminum a jigsaw and a drill...

BEFORE
http://mreimler.smugmug.com/photos/i-58DfgdG/0/M/i-58DfgdG-M.jpg

AFTER...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-11-2012, 07:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,042
Posted By mreimler
Where did you get your work done?

Where did you get your work done?
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-05-2012, 08:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,042
Posted By mreimler
Sad, but that's what I figured. I will give Pat a...

Sad, but that's what I figured. I will give Pat a call, just to see...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-04-2012, 10:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,042
Posted By mreimler
One more time. Anyone in the midwest really know...

One more time. Anyone in the midwest really know their way around TuneECU and a KTM 990?
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-18-2012, 12:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,042
Posted By mreimler
No TuneECU guru's in MN?????

Anyone? Bueller? Bueller?
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-09-2012, 08:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,042
Posted By mreimler
Who is the TuneECU Guru in MN?

If you know who they are or you are "that guy", let me know. I'm willing to pay real money to get my 990 Adventure running spot on.

I'd also be willing to host a TuneECU Tech Day. I'll provide...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-31-2012, 02:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 739
Posted By mreimler
crash bar bracket?

I had an issue with the crashbar "lobster claw" connection on the left side of the frame catching a piece of the rear lambda sensor wire. Check that first.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-31-2012, 10:07 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 390
Posted By mreimler
ADV Rider how do I love thee? Let me count the ways...

Last night during a ride on my 990 Adventure, my FI light starts flashing. WTF is that??!! I get home and the manual tells me it is code 17 - "Lambda Sensor, Circuit Malfunction Rear Cylinder".
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-24-2012, 08:42 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,712
Posted By mreimler
I've had both. An '02 GS Adventure and now an '07...

I've had both. An '02 GS Adventure and now an '07 KTM Adventure.

If I was going to ride 8000 miles on anything less than tight rocky mountain trails, I'd go on the GS Adventure. 8 gallons of...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-03-2012, 06:45 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,090
Posted By mreimler
Good points all. It'd be nice if KTM would sell...

Good points all. It'd be nice if KTM would sell "off road use only" gearing, FI and other parts to make these great bikes whole. If only I was the King...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-03-2012, 03:58 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,090
Posted By mreimler
Ouch! That must be the kind of sarcasm developed...

Ouch! That must be the kind of sarcasm developed from posting 3.25 time per day for the past six years. I prefer to ride more.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-03-2012, 01:40 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,090
Posted By mreimler
Hey KTM. WTF?

RANT ON
I love my 990 Adventure but there are some things about the bike that make me think people of lower reasoning were involved in its design. Most of this stuff is addressed in the aftermarket...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-01-2012, 05:56 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,647
Posted By mreimler
2 cents

I owned an '02 GSA and absolutely loved it. For a single rider it's the best swiss army knife bike out there. For 2 up touring, not so much. Sold it for an '09 RT so me and wifey can ride more. We...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-30-2012, 03:31 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,475
Posted By mreimler
Expensive but......

Expensive but... http://www.advdesigns.com/pralhipebl.html (http://www.advdesigns.com/pralhipebl.html)
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-26-2012, 07:58 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 13,742
Posted By mreimler
Getting closer

I loaded the 2011 "hybred" map and along with the G2/400 I think my bike is now at a 7.5-8 on the scale of 0=unusable, 10=Perfect. Just a slight stumble at low, low throttle openings between...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-18-2012, 08:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 615
Posted By mreimler
Today was a good day!

Got home from work and there was a large box on the front step (always a good sign). The Renazco seat I ordered last Tuesday showed up today. 6 days, not bad. Extra tall and firm so lots more leg...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-10-2012, 05:20 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 13,742
Posted By mreimler
I tried to download the 2011-2012 map and I get...

I tried to download the 2011-2012 map and I get an error saying "This Map is not compatible with this ECU". Do I need to copy and paste values into the "older" 2007 Map?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-09-2012, 12:00 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 13,742
Posted By mreimler
UPDATE I installed the Akro map from TuneECU...

UPDATE
I installed the Akro map from TuneECU (KTM 990 Adventure, 2007/2008 model Akropovic slip-on exhaust, US spec) and the throttle jerkyness got worse. Went back to the stock tune (KTM 990...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-28-2012, 08:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,491
Posted By mreimler
After the canister-ectomy, I made a small bracket...

After the canister-ectomy, I made a small bracket and mounted the fuse block where the air pump used to be. Easy access and out of the way....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-28-2012, 08:11 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 13,742
Posted By mreimler
Part way there...

I installed the G2/400 throttle tube and can say that mod changed the way the throttle works dramaticaly for the better. If I could put the throttle usability on a scale of 0-10 (0 being unusable, 10...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-06-2012, 09:36 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,032
Posted By mreimler
I owned an '02 BMW 1150 GS Adventure for 4 years...

I owned an '02 BMW 1150 GS Adventure for 4 years and then sold it for an RT (so my better half could ride with me). Being without a larger adventure bike for a couple years I recently bought an '07...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-04-2012, 06:08 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 13,742
Posted By mreimler
GREAT answer!

GREAT answer!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-03-2012, 09:03 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 13,742
Posted By mreimler
Is there a definitive solution to the jerky throttle????

Just bought a new to me '07 990 Adventure and the jerky throttle is BAD! I've read all the info. G2 throttle cam (300-400). Flash new map into ECU. Clutch switch jumper. Remove the butter flys in the...
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