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Forum: Orange Crush Today, 12:03 AM
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Posted By kaptinkaos
If you run a lot of pavement beware of cupping......

If you run a lot of pavement beware of cupping... It's a soft compound so keep the pressure up in the front. My TKC80 lasted about 2500 miles before it was cupped so bad my eyes jiggled, lol!
Forum: Orange Crush Today, 12:00 AM
Replies: 9,684
Views: 1,949,393
Posted By kaptinkaos
Rode some snow/ice... lol! ...

Rode some snow/ice... lol!

http://i299.photobucket.com/albums/mm315/kaptinkaos/KTM%20990%20Baja/Rides/13-04-14%20-%20Waiporous/IMAG0508_zps72093e0c.jpg...
Forum: Canada Yesterday, 11:41 PM
Replies: 4,576
Views: 328,695
Posted By kaptinkaos
Was a sunny, but snowy/icy roads trip in last...

Was a sunny, but snowy/icy roads trip in last Sunday. The Transalta road was nigh impassable and with some big bikes it would have been no fun. Even the little 4x4's were having troubles with the...
Forum: Canada 04-13-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 4,576
Views: 328,695
Posted By kaptinkaos
Only one Tim's I think... West side of 22 by the...

Only one Tim's I think... West side of 22 by the 1A exit. How many to expect plus myself and Tyler?
Forum: Canada 04-11-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 4,576
Views: 328,695
Posted By kaptinkaos
Where is a good meet up point for everyone and...

Where is a good meet up point for everyone and what time? I'm thinking something like 11am at the Tims in Cochrane?
Forum: Canada 04-10-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 4,576
Views: 328,695
Posted By kaptinkaos
Just found out I should have a friend of a friend...

Just found out I should have a friend of a friend with me on his DRZ400 too. His first full year of riding and very first venture off the terrible hard black stuff. So, to reiterate, this is a...
Forum: Canada 04-10-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 4,576
Views: 328,695
Posted By kaptinkaos
I'm thinking of sticking to primarily roads and...

I'm thinking of sticking to primarily roads and the route can be modified, just that it's pretty early in the spring to be venturing deep into the woods on big DS bikes. I can't lie though, I will...
Forum: Canada 04-10-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 4,576
Views: 328,695
Posted By kaptinkaos
The route I'm gonna ride is the "Transalta Road"...

The route I'm gonna ride is the "Transalta Road" on this snip. It's literally a road... It's rough as a get out, but it's still something to ride in the spring that isn't paved and won't get ya in...
Forum: Canada 04-10-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 4,576
Views: 328,695
Posted By kaptinkaos
Hahaha! I see my rep precedes me... Once upon a...

Hahaha! I see my rep precedes me... Once upon a time I spent a night in McLean with a new-ish rider that wanted to tag along on a pretty sketchy loop... He broke and it was too dark to double him...
Forum: Canada 04-10-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 4,576
Views: 328,695
Posted By kaptinkaos
If I go on the 990 I'll be doing roads, wide...

If I go on the 990 I'll be doing roads, wide tracks and pretty mild traveling really... Nothing h-core or single track. I'm pretty outta shape right now as the last time I rode was in January in...
Forum: Canada 04-10-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 4,576
Views: 328,695
Posted By kaptinkaos
Possibly heading out to McLean or Waiporous this...

Possibly heading out to McLean or Waiporous this Sunday if I get off this lease tomorrow... Maybe even open to going on Saturday if I can get some air filters cleaned for the EXC. I'm open to...
Forum: Canada 04-07-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 4,576
Views: 328,695
Posted By kaptinkaos
Not that I've ever been busted in construction...

Not that I've ever been busted in construction zones (insert a guilty smirk here...) beware of places like that. Where2next and I have on occasion ventured to such places, but I can tell you that not...
Forum: Canada 04-06-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 4,576
Views: 328,695
Posted By kaptinkaos
Really depends on the weather and how much sun...

Really depends on the weather and how much sun and wind gets up there and whether or not it rains... I'd be willing to venture out that way to have a look see in a week when I get home... Probably...
Forum: Canada 04-06-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 4,576
Views: 328,695
Posted By kaptinkaos
This time of year it's muddy, snowy, icy just...

This time of year it's muddy, snowy, icy just about everywhere on all the decent trails like Waiporous. McLean, if it's open, will be much the same. Gravel roads and the like it'll be spotty out west...
Forum: Canada 03-22-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 4,576
Views: 328,695
Posted By kaptinkaos
Scott's is on the list for the 450X. Have a GPR...

Scott's is on the list for the 450X. Have a GPR on the 450EXC and an Emig 22mm front end with a heavy damper from Emig on the 990. I never had dampers before last year either and I'll have one on...
Forum: Canada 03-22-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 4,576
Views: 328,695
Posted By kaptinkaos
Sick... Love that Safari tank man! I completely...

Sick... Love that Safari tank man! I completely agree that having a bike set up for one person's specific needs is epic. My 450EXC is just like that... Someone else could get on it and absolutely...
Forum: Canada 03-21-2014, 10:58 PM
Replies: 4,576
Views: 328,695
Posted By kaptinkaos
Me too... I got to play today though! ...

Me too... I got to play today though!

http://i299.photobucket.com/albums/mm315/kaptinkaos/Honda%20CRF450X/Prep/IMAG0461_zps50e5f1ea.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 03-21-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 492
Posted By kaptinkaos
A little bit more...

Got some tinkering done today after working on my truck a bit. Not really working on it, but after dropping expenses off, doing some running around and a bank visit all I wanted to do was wrench so I...
Forum: Thumpers 03-21-2014, 01:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 492
Posted By kaptinkaos
NIB from Rocky Mountain in Calgary. Was the only...

NIB from Rocky Mountain in Calgary. Was the only place would sell me it in a crate, lol!

I should add that it's plated street legal too... ;)
Forum: Thumpers 03-20-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 492
Posted By kaptinkaos
Sock was for scale... lol!

Sock was for scale... lol!
Forum: Canada 03-20-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 4,576
Views: 328,695
Posted By kaptinkaos
Lol... I feel your pain dude... Tank slips...

Lol... I feel your pain dude...

Tank slips on no prob. Just gotta grab my adapter plate tomorrow. Tons of things to come for it yet though... Too many projects on the go, hahaha!
Forum: Thumpers 03-20-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 492
Posted By kaptinkaos
KaptinKaos' 2013 CRF450X

Just plopping this in here to start a thread on a shiny new 450X that I'm going to desert prep. It'll replace my KTM 450EXC, but only for the desert, ;)

Shiny and new!...
Forum: Canada 03-20-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 4,576
Views: 328,695
Posted By kaptinkaos
First batch of goodies in... ...

First batch of goodies in...

http://i299.photobucket.com/albums/mm315/kaptinkaos/Honda%20CRF450X/Prep/IMAG04381_zps5903188b.jpg...
Forum: Canada 03-17-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 4,576
Views: 328,695
Posted By kaptinkaos
I have a shiny new 450X that might want to tag...

I have a shiny new 450X that might want to tag along if spring break up takes my rig to the yard... There should be a box of parts waiting for me at home to bolt on and keep it somewhat in one piece,...
Forum: Canada 03-01-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 4,576
Views: 328,695
Posted By kaptinkaos
I wish. I was missing Baja as soon as the temps...

I wish. I was missing Baja as soon as the temps dropped below 15C on my way home this January...
Forum: Canada 02-26-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 4,576
Views: 328,695
Posted By kaptinkaos
Brand new?

Brand new?
Forum: Orange Crush 02-25-2014, 10:04 PM
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Posted By kaptinkaos
Lol... It's not a Beemer. No farkles, ;)

Lol... It's not a Beemer. No farkles, ;)
Forum: Orange Crush 02-25-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 9,684
Views: 1,949,393
Posted By kaptinkaos
Friends

I brought my pumpkins a redheaded step-child. It's street legal too!

http://i299.photobucket.com/albums/mm315/kaptinkaos/Honda%20CRF450X/IMAG04101_zpsd5ac063e.jpg...
Forum: Canada 02-25-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 4,576
Views: 328,695
Posted By kaptinkaos
Welcome!!! I'm moving to Airdrie soon from SW...

Welcome!!! I'm moving to Airdrie soon from SW Calgary also. You, sir, have moved to a GREAT spot for riding!!! You've also picked a CHAMP of a bike!!! I miss my Dakar some days... it just did......
Forum: Canada 02-25-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 4,576
Views: 328,695
Posted By kaptinkaos
That's refreshing and thanks! I have heard...

That's refreshing and thanks! I have heard nothing but "It's not a KTM? Wtf are you doing?" from everyone I know... The rest of my bikes ARE pumpkins, but I have always had a soft spot for Hondas...
Forum: Canada 02-25-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 4,576
Views: 328,695
Posted By kaptinkaos
The purple straps are just some webbing from MEC...

The purple straps are just some webbing from MEC that we use instead of strapping to the bars. Less chance anything gets broken or bound up. Cheap too!

Not much on this one... Nothing like the EXC...
Forum: Canada 02-25-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 4,576
Views: 328,695
Posted By kaptinkaos
Brought this home...

Soon to be Baja prepped!

http://i299.photobucket.com/albums/mm315/kaptinkaos/Honda%20CRF450X/IMAG04081_zps2b17f74c.jpg...
Forum: Canada 02-21-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 4,576
Views: 328,695
Posted By kaptinkaos
Yep, Colorado Springs is pretty nice too! Pike's...

Yep, Colorado Springs is pretty nice too! Pike's Peak is just across the way also and the whole way south to 4 Corners is awesome.
...
Forum: Canada 02-20-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 4,576
Views: 328,695
Posted By kaptinkaos
I agree, big bikes will do anything you put them...

I agree, big bikes will do anything you put them out to do, but I believe in the right tool for the job. My 990 stays at home when I wanna ride some really gnarly stuff, ;)

This is why I ride...
Forum: Canada 02-12-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 4,576
Views: 328,695
Posted By kaptinkaos
To me it says "We don't get a lot of mud and sand...

To me it says "We don't get a lot of mud and sand in Alberta"... And yes, we do. You just need to get off the FTR and into the bush. Alberta is the muddiest place I've ever ridden, lol!

908's last...
Forum: Canada 02-11-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 4,576
Views: 328,695
Posted By kaptinkaos
There's no mud in Alberta? Ummm... ...

There's no mud in Alberta? Ummm...

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Forum: Day Trippin' 01-30-2014, 11:19 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 14,700
Posted By kaptinkaos
:thumb

:thumb
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-28-2014, 09:12 AM
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Views: 250,626
Posted By kaptinkaos
http://i299.photobucket.com/albums/mm315/kaptinkao...

http://i299.photobucket.com/albums/mm315/kaptinkaos/KTM%20450%20EXC/Rides/Baja%202013/IMAG0209_zps168baf2d.jpg...
Forum: Canada 01-25-2014, 11:38 PM
Replies: 4,576
Views: 328,695
Posted By kaptinkaos
Baja. Do Baja. Period.

Baja. Do Baja. Period.
Forum: Americas 01-25-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 9,666
Posted By kaptinkaos
Meh, it has it's charm for certain people. It's a...

Meh, it has it's charm for certain people. It's a mecca of sorts, but I wouldn't call it Baja either. It's like Vegas. Go to say you've been. I can say it's a helluva sight for sore eyes after 3...
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