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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-11-2009, 06:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 689
Posted By mtnyeti
Thought I check this thread after a great ride up...

Thought I check this thread after a great ride up to Jackson, WY. Just to clarify.... Yeti1 was wearing a helmet and the proper gear - I was just poking a little fun at him since he said I was rude...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-10-2009, 05:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 689
Posted By mtnyeti
Talking Back at ya Utah dualsport man....

That was me rolling through Vernal yesterday. :wave Was that you riding the DR shirtless with sandals ? :lol3 I was busy trying to figure out where I was and avoid getting creamed by the oh so...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-04-2009, 10:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 511
Posted By mtnyeti
Thanks for all the detailed replies! The pictures...

Thanks for all the detailed replies! The pictures are great, makes me want to leave right now. I was going to leave tomorrow but am going to wait until Monday to avoid the 4th of July weekend rat...
Forum: Americas 07-03-2009, 07:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 505
Posted By mtnyeti
CDR questions....

Also posted this in "Rockies"...

I'm leaving in a few days to ride the CDR from El Paso, TX (I'll hit the CDR near Cuba, NM...) to southern WY then back down through Utah, Northern AZ then back to...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-03-2009, 06:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 511
Posted By mtnyeti
CDR solo... questions....

I'm leaving in a few days to ride the CDR from El Paso, TX (I'll hit the CDR near Cuba, NM...) to southern WY then back down through Utah, Northern AZ then back to El Paso via the middle part of NM. ...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-02-2009, 12:06 AM
Replies: 3,827
Views: 862,570
Posted By mtnyeti
http://i216.photobucket.com/albums/cc120/mtnyeti/D...

http://i216.photobucket.com/albums/cc120/mtnyeti/DSC02423.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-01-2009, 11:45 PM
Replies: 3,827
Views: 862,570
Posted By mtnyeti
http://i216.photobucket.com/albums/cc120/mtnyeti/D...

http://i216.photobucket.com/albums/cc120/mtnyeti/DSC02387.jpg
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-28-2009, 03:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 948
Posted By mtnyeti
Thanks for all the replies. I raised it up the...

Thanks for all the replies. I raised it up the full 20" and massaged the left side radiator hose, after a few massages the coolant level seemed to burp then dropped about 2" so I'm assuming there was...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-27-2009, 03:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 948
Posted By mtnyeti
Question Hot 950 SE and I mean HOT!

I realize this has been discussed numerous times and I think I've read just about every post concerning the subject but have yet to find a solution.

Here's the deal, I flushed the OEM coolant and...
Forum: Ride reports 05-29-2009, 10:59 PM
Replies: 1,730
Views: 1,068,404
Posted By mtnyeti
PM sent.... :lol3

PM sent.... :lol3
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-28-2009, 03:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 496
Posted By mtnyeti
Now there's a great idea! Especially coming from...

Now there's a great idea! Especially coming from a 'Puking Chicken' :D...... Thanks for the info Redlegs!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-28-2009, 11:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 496
Posted By mtnyeti
Leo Vince cans on a 950SE

Just installed a set of Leo Vince exhaust on my 950SE last night. Sound is great (a little on the LOUD side :eek1 ), engine starts/runs much smoother and they look great... from the side. When viewed...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-20-2009, 09:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 423
Posted By mtnyeti
Thats what I want to hear!! Thanks for the...

Thats what I want to hear!! Thanks for the update, I'm slightly concerned about heading up a nice piece of dual track only to find myself knee deep in snow, but sounds like it should be melting at a...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-20-2009, 09:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 337
Posted By mtnyeti
Grand Canyon trip

I'll be riding from El Paso to the Grand Canyon next weekend and was wondering what the conditions are like along my route. I'm going to do the back roads as much as possible. Up through Silver City...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-20-2009, 08:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 423
Posted By mtnyeti
Grand Canyon Trip

I'll be riding to the Grand Canyon next weekend and was wondering what the conditions are like in the area. I'm going to do the back roads as much as possible. Up through Silver City NM to Alpine,...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-20-2009, 07:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 880
Posted By mtnyeti
Kind of works out for me Rich... just found out...

Kind of works out for me Rich... just found out about an hour ago I've got to work tomorrow. :huh Although I did put 300 miles on the 950SE today. :D
Forum: Thumpers 01-27-2009, 09:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 547
Posted By mtnyeti
Which o-ring? I refilled the float chamber and...

Which o-ring? I refilled the float chamber and started the bike... haven't seen any more puddles of gas... yet. :D
Forum: Thumpers 01-27-2009, 07:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 547
Posted By mtnyeti
I searched a little deeper as I didn't want to...

I searched a little deeper as I didn't want to pull the carb for such a slight leak. I found some alternatives to removing the carb in this thread:
...
Forum: Thumpers 01-27-2009, 01:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 547
Posted By mtnyeti
Thanks :thumb

Thanks :thumb
Forum: Thumpers 01-27-2009, 01:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 547
Posted By mtnyeti
Noob question :lol3 : how do I check the float...

Noob question :lol3 : how do I check the float bowl?
Forum: Thumpers 01-27-2009, 12:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 547
Posted By mtnyeti
Question Fuel leak on my 640 ADV

After a three day road trip (and dropping the bike from a stand still....:cry ) I have gas leaking out of the "drain" (???) tube on the bottom of the carb. I've tried tightening the drain screw with...
Forum: Thumpers 01-14-2009, 07:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,383
Posted By mtnyeti
Metzler Karoo?

I've been running Metzler Karoo's front and back for the past 800 or so miles and have no complaints. Sand is no problem at all with these tires. The rear digs in and pushes the bike through just...
Forum: Thumpers 01-10-2009, 09:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,268
Posted By mtnyeti
What was the mech issue? I wasn't tracking him....

What was the mech issue? I wasn't tracking him. :cry
Forum: Thumpers 01-10-2009, 09:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,278
Posted By mtnyeti
:lol3

:lol3
Forum: Thumpers 01-10-2009, 07:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 594
Posted By mtnyeti
:lol3 Check your cross over tube (edit -...

:lol3

Check your cross over tube (edit - between the two radiators), you may only be using one radiator.
Forum: Thumpers 01-10-2009, 07:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,268
Posted By mtnyeti
Thats EXACTLY what I'm thinking!?!?! But...

Thats EXACTLY what I'm thinking!?!?! But also........

GO!!!!!! JONAH!

He's currently #2 overall... and the only US rider (unfortunately) this year. I knew I shoulda entered with the 'ole 640A...
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2008, 12:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 726
Posted By mtnyeti
Got the PM thanks! I've got a bead on a (near)...

Got the PM thanks! I've got a bead on a (near) brand spankin' new one near El paso... for around 5k. Yupppers.... ye old recession!!! Gotta love it and hate it.... we'll see
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2008, 11:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 726
Posted By mtnyeti
Let's pool funds and pressure the local KTM...

Let's pool funds and pressure the local KTM dealer for a couple 525's!! (or better yet 450's (EXC or course...)..... :D ).
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2008, 11:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 726
Posted By mtnyeti
Meat... off topic.... what do you think of a 525...

Meat... off topic.... what do you think of a 525 as a 640 style ride? ( Disclamer.... been talked about ad nasium I know....... ) :freaky
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2008, 09:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 726
Posted By mtnyeti
Just got sold my R1200GS for the 640. My wife and...

Just got sold my R1200GS for the 640. My wife and I used to tour 2up but since moving to far west... might as well be New Mexico... TX

I've gained an appreciation for the solo riding through the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2008, 09:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 726
Posted By mtnyeti
Nice! Just got back from a trip out your way on...

Nice! Just got back from a trip out your way on my 640A. I'm looking for a 525 EXC but want to keep it somewhat street legal... what do you think of the 525 on longer trips?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-18-2008, 07:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 499
Posted By mtnyeti
Thanks Rat. Is the campground your talking about...

Thanks Rat. Is the campground your talking about at the actual Chiricahua Monument (near the 'ranch')? I was thinking of camping in the park just on the other side of the pass, probably cold as hell...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-18-2008, 01:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 499
Posted By mtnyeti
AZ - Chiricahua NP and Piney Canyon Rd

I'm planning on riding to the Chiricahua's tomorrow and just realized the pass I want to ride may be closed. Does anyone know if they close Piney Canyon Rd from Portal to the park? I've ridden it in...
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2008, 09:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,603
Posted By mtnyeti
From the web site: "We are considering a...

From the web site:

"We are considering a small production run of ten or so Rally Twins. We are estimating the MSRP would be $68,000 with a lead time of about 12 months."

$68k... are these guys...
Forum: Thumpers 11-13-2008, 07:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,538
Posted By mtnyeti
The new o-ring came in today and I pulled the...

The new o-ring came in today and I pulled the sprocket off to take a look. Sure enough the original o-ring was completly destroyed. The o-ring had seperated and when I pulled it out part of it...
Forum: Thumpers 11-11-2008, 06:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,538
Posted By mtnyeti
Appreciate the quick replies! I'll order a new...

Appreciate the quick replies! I'll order a new o-ring and washer tonight, hopefully that does the job. I was thinking/hoping it was an o-ring gone bad.
Forum: Thumpers 11-11-2008, 05:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,538
Posted By mtnyeti
KTM 640 front sprocket leaking

I got home from a great desert ride today and found my front sprocket looking a little oily. I had just cleaned and lubed the chain so I thought it was just the cast off lube from the chain. I took...
Forum: Thumpers 10-17-2008, 07:59 PM
Replies: 9,215
Views: 2,018,663
Posted By mtnyeti
The orange beast

Sold the GS and finally got the perfect bike for exploring the Southwestern desert. :evil 2006 640A.... added a high fender and some Metzelers.
...
Forum: Ride reports 09-29-2008, 07:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 812
Posted By mtnyeti
Sounds good! I ordered a high fender kit and some...

Sounds good! I ordered a high fender kit and some TKC's which should be here this week. The new rubber should help out in the soft stuff. I was spinning the hell out of the Enduro 3's.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-28-2008, 10:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,382
Posted By mtnyeti
I thought about riding down into the crater. But...

I thought about riding down into the crater. But being solo, on a 'new to me' bike with DS tires I thought I'd wait for the next trip. Glad I did now!:D


the only trail in/out of killborn...
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