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Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2015, 07:48 PM
Replies: 2,481
Views: 391,239
Posted By Ed M
I would contact KTM and complain if I ever had a...

I would contact KTM and complain if I ever had a dealer treat me that way. I wouldn't wait a month on parts either, there are a number of good KTM dealers and aftermarket parts suppliers out there to...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-28-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 8,560
Views: 805,360
Posted By Ed M
SBR is May 2,& 3. Interesting auction but...

SBR is May 2,& 3.

Interesting auction but man I can't do that in the middle of the week.

Coy are you riding the SBR this year?
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-22-2015, 09:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,019
Posted By Ed M
I was stationed at Edwards AFB from Jan '88 to...

I was stationed at Edwards AFB from Jan '88 to Oct '92, for the most part the desert there was brown and fairly desolate. But I remember one particular year when we actually had lots of rain in the...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-22-2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 598
Posted By Ed M
No don't sell anything, come down here and see...

No don't sell anything, come down here and see what it's like first hand.

I also forgot to mention Walters Ranch which is a privately owned off road riding area which is about 2 1/2 hours from...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-21-2015, 07:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 598
Posted By Ed M
Welcome to the KC area, the KC dual sport online...

Welcome to the KC area, the KC dual sport online community can be found at http://www.rideforum.net/

The best off road riding public areas that I know of are in NW Arkansas at an area called...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-18-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 20,249
Posted By Ed M
What time frame are you thinking?

What time frame are you thinking?
Forum: Thumpers 02-17-2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 350
Views: 51,182
Posted By Ed M
I asked this question in the wunderfest thread...

I asked this question in the wunderfest thread and received no comments, suggestions etc. Hopefully someone here can help.

I’ve ridden and raced dirt bikes for a number of years now, I’m very...
Forum: Thumpers 02-09-2015, 01:06 PM
Replies: 21,275
Views: 2,540,508
Posted By Ed M
I’ve ridden and raced dirt bikes for a number of...

I’ve ridden and raced dirt bikes for a number of years now, I’m very picky about my suspension, and have been contemplating this question for awhile concerning my 690, so here goes –

What changes...
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2015, 10:59 AM
Replies: 3,482
Views: 535,671
Posted By Ed M
I was looking at this and the super mini golan...

I was looking at this and the super mini golan filter setup ( http://slavensracing.com/shop/super-mini-fuel-filter-kit-by-golan/ )which looks like most people use externally and throw away the small...
Forum: Thumpers 01-14-2015, 10:31 AM
Replies: 3,482
Views: 535,671
Posted By Ed M
filters

Finally found the Mahle KL 97s on Rock Auto under Ducati they are $3.04 a piece but you have to buy the ten pack as previously posted and with shipping charges to Missouri it will be close to $43.00....
Forum: Thumpers 01-13-2015, 12:59 PM
Replies: 3,482
Views: 535,671
Posted By Ed M
Dealer price is $66.99 for filter and two clamps...

Dealer price is $66.99 for filter and two clamps even with a generous dealer discount of 20 % would make it around $53.59 plus shipping. Ten Oetiker 10.9 clamps on flea bay with shipping is about...
Forum: Thumpers 01-13-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 3,482
Views: 535,671
Posted By Ed M
Same problem on my 350XCFW

Apparently Amazon is sold out of these filters with no estimated time line of when they will be back in stock, nothing on flea bay, can't find them on rock auto or am I being a tard??
Forum: Vendors 12-31-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,425
Posted By Ed M
Finally got around to installing the extension...

Finally got around to installing the extension plate today, once again the quality of work was great.:clap It probably took me longer to get the tools together than what it took to mount the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-31-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 2,280
Views: 741,685
Posted By Ed M
I've ordered a number of items at different times...

I've ordered a number of items at different times from inmate perun who lives in Serbia, no VAT or import fees yet to get the parts to Missouri.

Since KTMTwins is a business they probably order...
Forum: Thumpers 12-28-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 524
Posted By Ed M
I sent them an e-mail requesting a quote to have...

I sent them an e-mail requesting a quote to have the forks and shock on my "14 KTM 690 revalved, resprung, and lowered. Sent it to them on 3 Dec and have yet to hear back from them. I even went...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-16-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,481
Posted By Ed M
This^^ I lived in Camden and worked in East...

This^^ I lived in Camden and worked in East Camden for 18 months. Most of the land in that area is swampy or owned by timber corporations. Whats left is residential and anything outside the city...
Forum: Thumpers 12-12-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 2,481
Views: 391,239
Posted By Ed M
If you aren't in too big of a hurry give it a few...

If you aren't in too big of a hurry give it a few months. KTM is usually pretty good about adding the Rekluse to their power parts catalogs with a KTM Part #

When I bought one for my '13 350 XCFW,...
Forum: Thumpers 11-29-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 408
Posted By Ed M
I bought the Bilt Vortex Waterproof Textile...

I bought the Bilt Vortex Waterproof Textile Motorcycle pants. Last week I went for a ride in weather that was around 25 degrees F. They kept me warm even when I was doing a tad over 70mph on some...
Forum: Thumpers 11-28-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 2,481
Views: 391,239
Posted By Ed M
Post #85 in this thread for an installed pic of...

Post #85 in this thread for an installed pic of the Rbott on a MY14
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=397011&page=6

I've been looking at a BRP Rubber Mounted Sub Mount...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-28-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 704
Posted By Ed M
Hate to admit it but I'm going to miss it again...

Hate to admit it but I'm going to miss it again this year. Had family travel in from Illinois and Florida for the weekend. If i didn't like em so much I would be down there:rofl
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-27-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 704
Posted By Ed M
Chadwick

I know there are a number of the Forward Motion Hare Scramble series racers heading down there see
http://www.fmhsc.com/phpbb3/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=6815

As Coy mentioned above the Hill...
Forum: Vendors 10-22-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,425
Posted By Ed M
Nikola that extension plate looks fantastic....

Nikola that extension plate looks fantastic. Can't wait to add one to my 690. Thanks.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 10-18-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 1,342
Views: 97,650
Posted By Ed M
Ok that makes sense, I didn't realize instead of...

Ok that makes sense, I didn't realize instead of using 1.0, 1.1, 1.2 they actually use alphabetical progression.

Haven't decided to go with tank bag or ram ball mounting, both have pluses and...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 10-17-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 1,342
Views: 97,650
Posted By Ed M
Ooof, I've read all 42 pages of this, just not...

Ooof, I've read all 42 pages of this, just not sure if I want to go the new smartphone or GPS enabled tablet. Seems like the best system is Android but I don't know the difference between kitkat,...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-15-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 232
Posted By Ed M
West Central Missouri 8th Annual Polar Bear Season

Sorry this is late but I just found out about this recently.
A number of my coworkers ride this from Oct to March. Some riders leave as a group from the Warrensburg MO American Legion Post, 733 East...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-15-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 703
Views: 47,007
Posted By Ed M
Sieg yeah I'm workin on that, soon as I create a...

Sieg yeah I'm workin on that, soon as I create a couple of routes no doubt someone will say "Why didn't you ask I could have saved you a bunch of time" :fpalm. Either way it's always good to learn...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-14-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 703
Views: 47,007
Posted By Ed M
Bump - anyone have any upcoming rides planned? ...

Bump - anyone have any upcoming rides planned?

I've been trying to find some GPS tracks near Warrensburg MO but can't find any. I've looked at dualsportmaps and a couple of FB pages but so far no...
Forum: Vendors 10-10-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,425
Posted By Ed M
Luggage Rack

Got my luggage rack from Nikola Wednesday and installed it that night. Installation was easy with the TT side racks I have. Nikola I'm interested in the extension plate set up for this rack that you...
Forum: Thumpers 10-02-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 2,280
Views: 741,685
Posted By Ed M
Thanks for the tip, it looks like the MotoCentric...

Thanks for the tip, it looks like the MotoCentric Moto Roll Tail Bag may be the ticket. Looks like a full face helmet could fit, I will e-mail the company to get an answer.



Well my lunch bag...
Forum: Thumpers 10-01-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 2,280
Views: 741,685
Posted By Ed M
Now that the doctor has let me return to work and...

Now that the doctor has let me return to work and riding my 690 I'm trying to find a tailbag that will hold my lunchbox when riding back and forth to work. I will also need it to be large enough to...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-17-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 5,136
Views: 512,064
Posted By Ed M
aw c'mon now it's in great condition and runs...

aw c'mon now it's in great condition and runs grate too, what more could you ask for :rofl
Forum: Thumpers 09-16-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 21,275
Views: 2,540,508
Posted By Ed M
Time Sert

I'd go with the time serts, but then I've used them before. I see that they have now added some additional varieties in length which will make it even easier to do a proper installation.
Forum: Thumpers 09-15-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,918
Posted By Ed M
The one thing you failed to mention is how much...

The one thing you failed to mention is how much street and off road riding experience you and your girlfriend have. Typically the less experience you have the more crashing will happen. Save money...
Forum: Thumpers 09-15-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 11,199
Posted By Ed M
+1 on this I checked connections and all were...

+1 on this I checked connections and all were good. I put some dielectric grease on all connections and cleaned up the grounding points. The one grounding point on the right side above the canister...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-12-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 8,560
Views: 805,360
Posted By Ed M
I live just south west of Warrensburg MO, and was...

I live just south west of Warrensburg MO, and was surprised to see a number of vintage bikes going past my house Thursday morning. I knew of the Vintage Cannonball Run but didn't know the route...
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 3,482
Views: 535,671
Posted By Ed M
Which holes are your handlebars clamps in? Most...

Which holes are your handlebars clamps in? Most of the submounts I have seen are with the clamps mounted in the forward holes which are about an inch farther forward than the rear holes. If you're...
Forum: Thumpers 09-02-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 2,481
Views: 391,239
Posted By Ed M
Picked up my 14 690 Enduro last Friday :clap ....

Picked up my 14 690 Enduro last Friday :clap . I'm looking at the steering stabilizer sub mount kits - are the rubber mounted ones worth the extra money?
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-31-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 8,560
Views: 805,360
Posted By Ed M
Thanks for the invite Sieg, but the wife and I...

Thanks for the invite Sieg, but the wife and I will be in Jackson Hole WY that weekend. I've been lurking and reading the reports on some of your infamous rides and can't wait to get in on them.
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-30-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 8,560
Views: 805,360
Posted By Ed M
I'll be 53 in October, still do a bit of trail...

I'll be 53 in October, still do a bit of trail riding and racing. I taught my son to ride when he was 4 on an old Suzuki JR50. At one time me (KDX200), my wife (XR200), son (KX 80) and daughter...
Forum: Thumpers 08-11-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,357
Posted By Ed M
KTM 690 Suspension Help?

Big Dog was the bike loaded the same way on your Utah trip as it was during your home river rock rides?

Back in about 97 or 98 KTM off road bikes had Marzocchi(SP?) forks with rebound in one fork...
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