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Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2013, 04:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 993
Posted By davidb21
I try to use them but the switch is the annoying...

I try to use them but the switch is the annoying kind that you have to manually push the button to the middle so i either forget or overshoot the return and people think im turning again

For some...
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2013, 11:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 993
Posted By davidb21
Low profile or flush mount turn signals needed

Hey all i have a klr 250 and the floppy stock turn signals either break or my fork mount ends up bending so im looking for a low profile or even better flush mount signal.

The main thing is it...
Forum: Equipment 03-16-2013, 10:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,257
Posted By davidb21
OP i see you're in CA JC motors has always...

OP i see you're in CA

JC motors has always been quick for me and their prices are usually good
Forum: Equipment 03-16-2013, 10:41 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 10,507
Posted By davidb21
Both I have a white-ish jacket with...

Both

I have a white-ish jacket with reflective strips and a bright helmet
Forum: Equipment 03-16-2013, 10:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 424
Posted By davidb21
Moved

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Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2013, 10:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,378
Posted By davidb21
Hey ive seen pics of your bike over at the...

Hey ive seen pics of your bike over at the klr650.net 250 forums, looks great

I ordered the 14t yesterday so i should be trying it out next week
Forum: Thumpers 03-13-2013, 05:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,378
Posted By davidb21
No problem i'll keep updating this whenever i do...

No problem i'll keep updating this whenever i do more mods, i really like the fmf, i havent really heard about the DG before

i havent done anything with sprockets yet but im thinking about...
Forum: Equipment 02-13-2013, 04:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 888
Posted By davidb21
Has anyone mounted a Garmin GPS III or etrex?

A local military surplus has used Garmin gps III and etrex for $40 a piece which seems like a good deal, has anyone here had any luck with mounting either of these to a dual sport?

Ive always...
Forum: Vendors 01-29-2013, 08:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,022
Posted By davidb21
Your post is about as bright as that sheep you...

Your post is about as bright as that sheep you have as your avatar...in my OP I made a remark about European customer service, someone somewhat wrongfully corrected me by stating KTM is Austrian, and...
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2013, 09:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 879
Posted By davidb21
Ahh thank you so much !

Ahh thank you so much !
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2013, 03:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 879
Posted By davidb21
2012 KTM 690e steering lock broken

The steering lock to my friends 2012 690 broke and I can't find anything about it searching online and cant find the part/parts on ktm twins.

Can anyone give me info on what part or parts i'll...
Forum: Thumpers 12-29-2012, 02:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,378
Posted By davidb21
Update on my mods.

The main difference ive noticed with these mods is that it climbs through the lower rpms in each gear A LOT faster than stock.
Forum: Vendors 12-29-2012, 02:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,022
Posted By davidb21
Well little update, they are still swearing they...

Well little update, they are still swearing they changed the oil, and that "crud" build up is making the new oil look black...but any time i or my friend have done oil the new stuff always looks...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-29-2012, 02:58 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 16,592
Posted By davidb21
Be careful even in California, ive had a couple...

Be careful even in California, ive had a couple people get pissy and try to race and force me to not take the lane...i had one guy in a mercedes race past me and cut me off 3 lights in a row because...
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2012, 08:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,780
Posted By davidb21
i wouldn't be surprised if that hp number is...

i wouldn't be surprised if that hp number is right, not so many emission hurdles to get by in the 80's as now
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2012, 02:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,313
Posted By davidb21
Hey Jim, i don't own a 690 but my friend has done...

Hey Jim, i don't own a 690 but my friend has done some mods to his, i'll try to fill it out by memory right now and edit and improve my answers when i talk to him tomorrow.



2. Which...
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2012, 02:08 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,780
Posted By davidb21
I took the msf course on a 250 rebel (not sure of...

I took the msf course on a 250 rebel (not sure of year) and own a 2004 klr 250

the rebel was WAY slower in acceleration
Forum: Vendors 12-20-2012, 12:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,022
Posted By davidb21
Now im wary of Three Brothers Ktm in Costa Mesa/Newport CA

So my buddy dropped off his 2012 ktm 690 to three brothers ktm dealership in costa mesa/newport about a week ago for an oil change and new tires ( told him to do that himself, id help for free if he...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-19-2012, 10:29 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 13,942
Posted By davidb21
I havent been following this thread, but I...

I havent been following this thread, but I actually go around riding with the opposite in mind.
I use my rear break in every stop for the habit to be there in case of an emergency stop. Ive had to...
Forum: Equipment 12-18-2012, 03:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,259
Posted By davidb21
Tips on getting motorcycle on centerstand by yourself?

Hey all i just got myself a lift type center-stand so i dont have to annoy my friends when i need to do something to my bike.

I gave a shot at getting the bike up by myself and could not get it on...
Forum: Equipment 12-17-2012, 07:54 PM
Replies: 1,720
Views: 900,167
Posted By davidb21
my best gear (none of my gear is too fancy or...

my best gear (none of my gear is too fancy or expensive) would have to be:

troy lee helmet which has saved me the inconvenience of several bumps or concussions off-road and is brightly colored so...
Forum: Equipment 12-17-2012, 07:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,095
Posted By davidb21
+1 give me a pair of shoes/boots im...

+1

give me a pair of shoes/boots im unfamiliar with and take my gloves away and i become a much less safe rider because im uncomfortable.
Forum: Thumpers 12-17-2012, 05:32 PM
Replies: 1,861
Views: 234,612
Posted By davidb21
hey bigfish my connectors and wires are all on...

hey bigfish my connectors and wires are all on the rear fender like that, they dont seem to get very wet even in rain with the stock rear bag in place so im guessing it shouldnt be too hard to find a...
Forum: Thumpers 12-17-2012, 05:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 982
Posted By davidb21
might be that your pilot jet is dirty, my idle...

might be that your pilot jet is dirty, my idle was jumpy when my pilot was dirty, it would stay at around 2k rpm when i pulled up to lights for a little and eventually go back to the 1.5k rpm or so
Forum: Thumpers 12-15-2012, 02:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,355
Posted By davidb21
ive been going one gear at a time lately. ...

ive been going one gear at a time lately.

are you sure about the thing with the clutch still in though? ive never heard of that
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-15-2012, 02:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,684
Posted By davidb21
i definitely felt like i was shifting weird when...

i definitely felt like i was shifting weird when i slowed down and thought about the process of shifting haha.

im just gonna shift how i shift and quit overthinking things, i overthink things alot...
Forum: Thumpers 12-14-2012, 08:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,502
Posted By davidb21
no first hand experience here on the bikes in...

no first hand experience here on the bikes in question but from what ive read and heard the crfx is going to be more high maintenence
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-14-2012, 08:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,684
Posted By davidb21
foot faster than clutch hand

ive been noticing my foot is faster than my clutch hand lately and ill either clutch+shift at the exact same time or just barely hit my clutch when shifting...has anyone else had this problem?

i...
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2012, 01:08 AM
Replies: 759
Views: 91,858
Posted By davidb21
lmao that thread game me like 2 hours of...

lmao that thread game me like 2 hours of entertainment at work today just reading all the back and forth bs
Forum: Thumpers 12-06-2012, 11:47 PM
Replies: 1,203
Views: 135,248
Posted By davidb21
i don't know too much about the dr650se but i can...

i don't know too much about the dr650se but i can say that you are in no way an expert on japanese culture...i dont care what factory youve been to or what ceo youve spoken.

this is either not a...
Forum: Thumpers 12-01-2012, 03:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,355
Posted By davidb21
well i dont do that, what i meant is i approach a...

well i dont do that, what i meant is i approach a stop or turn very quickly usually in top gear, then clutch in and brake quickly then shift into the needed gear right before the turn, or for a stop...
Forum: Thumpers 11-30-2012, 10:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,355
Posted By davidb21
haha see i didnt do anything that bad, i think...

haha see i didnt do anything that bad, i think the revs were probaly atleast 1k under redline

i think i am going to start shifting 1 gear at a time from now on like you taught your kids, i have a...
Forum: Thumpers 11-30-2012, 03:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,355
Posted By davidb21
haha its all good i appreciate any advice, i only...

haha its all good i appreciate any advice, i only have 3000 miles on the road, but have a good amount of dirt and trail time

but i think i just didn't described the event well enough

i usually...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-30-2012, 01:17 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 9,084
Posted By davidb21
In my personal experience ive never been waved at...

In my personal experience ive never been waved at by a harley rider and i see them ALOT living 10 mins from cooks corner...i used to try to wave at them only to be met with a "hard" look, whereas...
Forum: Thumpers 11-30-2012, 01:02 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,355
Posted By davidb21
haha good advice, i do seem to care more about...

haha good advice, i do seem to care more about damage to the bike over damage to myself which isnt a good mindset.

i usually do try to decelerate one gear at a time, today was just a weird...
Forum: Equipment 11-29-2012, 11:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 13,378
Posted By davidb21
i tried the gopro hero, got a dud that never...

i tried the gopro hero, got a dud that never worked so i returned it and got something cheaper.

i got the xtc205 from wallmart, for like $90 out the door. the only con is that it is only 720p but...
Forum: Equipment 11-29-2012, 11:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,330
Posted By davidb21
well i was unfortunate enough to give the...

well i was unfortunate enough to give the trackside aluminum guards a test this weekend...i took a corner on a trail too fast and got dumped at about 15mph.

im really suprised the guards held up...
Forum: Thumpers 11-29-2012, 07:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,355
Posted By davidb21
well i accidentally did it again...this time i...

well i accidentally did it again...this time i had it in first when i thought i was in second at around 20mph, let the clutch out and got intense engine braking

is there more chance of damage...
Forum: Thumpers 11-26-2012, 05:39 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 20,373
Posted By davidb21
thats why i like carbs if you ever want to do...

thats why i like carbs if you ever want to do mods like exhaust and airbox you wont have to pay some tuner a bunch of money for a remap or powercommander or whatever they do, just buy a jet kit or a...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-26-2012, 01:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 479
Posted By davidb21
Anyone know of some good South OC dirt trails?

Hey all i live in south orange county in the mission viejo area and was wondering if anyone knows of some good trails.

Ive been to wildomar and holy jim a bunch ( not sure if i'll be riding holy...
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