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Forum: Orange Crush 06-29-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 306
Posted By wr37
If you don't care if it's a KTM dealer, I think...

If you don't care if it's a KTM dealer, I think RPM Cycle is a good outfit.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-29-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 306
Posted By wr37
I think they are your only choice for KTM in...

I think they are your only choice for KTM in Halifax. My dealer is Toy's in Moncton, NB. Great guys.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-29-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 306
Posted By wr37
http://www.freedomcycle.ca/index.htm

http://www.freedomcycle.ca/index.htm
Forum: Canada 02-18-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,286
Posted By wr37
I'm cheating a bit with the bottom pic, the road...

I'm cheating a bit with the bottom pic, the road only goes a mile or so like that.:D
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-18-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 1,161
Views: 579,062
Posted By wr37
NB, Canada ...

NB, Canada
http://i1313.photobucket.com/albums/t542/woodsrider4009/Coastal%20Charlotte%20County/P7061573_zps8bab4368.jpg...
Forum: Canada 02-18-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,286
Posted By wr37
We got some cool dirt too. ...

We got some cool dirt too.

http://i1313.photobucket.com/albums/t542/woodsrider4009/P6021457_zpsafa50a7b.jpg (http://s1313.photobucket.com/user/woodsrider4009/media/P6021457_zpsafa50a7b.jpg.html)
...
Forum: Canada 02-18-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,286
Posted By wr37
Here are a few of the sights on the Fundy Coast...

Here are a few of the sights on the Fundy Coast form St. Stephen to St. John. But you could slab it if you want.

St. Andrews...
Forum: Ride reports 02-10-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 29,659
Posted By wr37
I'm pretty sure that's a potato digger. ...

I'm pretty sure that's a potato digger.

Great ride report. Thanks for posting.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-01-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,912
Posted By wr37
Over the years I have been stuck, swamped ,...

Over the years I have been stuck, swamped , broken-down and half frozen more times than I care to remember. I'm a bad one for playing "let's see where this goes" on a bike or a sled. Maybe that's...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-01-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 18,221
Posted By wr37
It sometimes depends on a few different factors. ...

It sometimes depends on a few different factors. I work in survey to, but primarily at a landfill. We have found that colour is not always the main factor. It has a lot more to do with contrast....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-26-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 309
Views: 17,597
Posted By wr37
OK, OK...I guess Wattsy called it a stoppie when...

OK, OK...I guess Wattsy called it a stoppie when he taught me how to do it. I'm old I forget things:1drink
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-25-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,246
Posted By wr37
My 990 is my first bike with ABS. The first time...

My 990 is my first bike with ABS. The first time I encountered dirt on the road at a stop sign I instinctively lightened up on the front brake and went for more rear. I promptly blew through the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-25-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 17,597
Posted By wr37
Skill is only part of the package, knowledge is a...

Skill is only part of the package, knowledge is a big part of keeping upright in the real world. Modulating a nose wheelie is probably not as important as knowing to watching for oil at a stop sign....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-25-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,847
Posted By wr37
We were on vacation in Florida. Dad didn't ride...

We were on vacation in Florida. Dad didn't ride but I bugged him till he broke down and rented a trail 70 on Daytona Beach and let me steer, that was the late 70's. He still doesn't ride but it's...
Forum: Ride reports 01-21-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 650
Views: 72,898
Posted By wr37
Glad to here your back on the road/trail. This...

Glad to here your back on the road/trail. This might make you :D -- You might have had some effect up here.:lol3

http://www.ktm.com/ca-en/news-events/news/all/details/ktm-canada-now-hiring.html
Forum: Ride reports 11-07-2013, 02:41 PM
Replies: 650
Views: 72,898
Posted By wr37
Try unplugging the connector for the ignition...

Try unplugging the connector for the ignition curve that allows you to run lower octane fuel. It might help you get to the shop. Good luck.
Forum: Orange Crush 11-01-2013, 09:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,517
Posted By wr37
KTC80 front Mitas E-7 rear Haven't ridden...

KTC80 front
Mitas E-7 rear

Haven't ridden much with them yet, but the set up looks cool:evil
Forum: Ride reports 09-01-2013, 08:32 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,034
Posted By wr37
Spousal Department of Nutritional Compliance....

Spousal Department of Nutritional Compliance. :rofl

This is my kind of adventure. :norton
Forum: Orange Crush 07-23-2013, 05:59 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,328
Posted By wr37
I got a blue one. I have been riding for...

I got a blue one. I have been riding for 30+years and I have never ridden a bike that people, literally, will cross the street to take a picture of. Every time I stop someone wants to talk about...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-20-2013, 05:31 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,090
Posted By wr37
Climbed stairs all the time with my XL's back in...

Climbed stairs all the time with my XL's back in the day, too many security cams these days. Momentum and a steady throttle on the way up. Controlled braking and a hold a straight line on the way...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-09-2013, 06:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,154
Posted By wr37
Very cool, as usual :bow

Very cool, as usual :bow
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-10-2013, 06:29 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 14,878
Posted By wr37
Should be fun, all my pirate buds are heading...

Should be fun, all my pirate buds are heading down early, or so they say:D They should have the place all scoped out by the time I get there. I got to remember my Rocky Mountain Hare Scrambles...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-27-2013, 10:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,143
Posted By wr37
That's about the size of it. I was going to...

That's about the size of it.
I was going to make a brake snake out of it, but the wire was a little to heavy:scratch Then, 1/2 way through my first oil change, I thought maybe it's to hang...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-27-2013, 08:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,143
Posted By wr37
+1 on reading the manual, not being a smart ass....

+1 on reading the manual, not being a smart ass. I read it and learned quite a few oddities about the bike, like how to fill the fuel tanks properly:huh. That's where that puddle came from.:tb But I...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-21-2013, 10:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,240
Posted By wr37
Does Factory Connection work on 990 suspension? ...

Does Factory Connection work on 990 suspension? Might be a good excuse to ride to NH. :freaky No dear, I'm getting work done on the suspension, really! The New England Classic and Laconia bike week...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-23-2013, 06:29 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 10,431
Posted By wr37
I have scattered lots of stuff around the country...

I have scattered lots of stuff around the country side riding bikes, but the best story is from snowmobiling. I was on my way home one night when I came across a dude messing with his track. Come...
Forum: Canada 04-20-2013, 04:40 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 24,683
Posted By wr37
18c here yesterday. :D

18c here yesterday. :D
Forum: Canada 04-19-2013, 06:05 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 24,683
Posted By wr37
It's going to be a fun summer, my old riding buds...

It's going to be a fun summer, my old riding buds and I are finally back on the same page again. Adventurrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr....:freaky
St. Stephen,NB...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-02-2013, 08:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,049
Posted By wr37
Anyone use the KTM clear film paint protector on...

Anyone use the KTM clear film paint protector on the tank? I wear knee braces and I would like to keep the paint as good as I can for as long as I can.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-18-2013, 06:17 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 21,082
Posted By wr37
All they ever say is "Dude, do a...

All they ever say is "Dude, do a wheelie"
Forum: Orange Crush 02-07-2013, 02:58 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,900
Posted By wr37
I am into the same thing, buy left over or...

I am into the same thing, buy left over or current. Here is what I found.

2011- 3 models - R with long travel and 117hp , Standard with standard travel and regular 100hp, then the Dakar with...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-24-2013, 06:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,737
Posted By wr37
Thanks guys, I guess it will come down to colour....

Thanks guys, I guess it will come down to colour. I remember my first race on a 250, I had to stand on two wooden blocks... They laughed.... I won:thumb
Forum: Orange Crush 01-23-2013, 07:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,737
Posted By wr37
Maybe I'm a little confused...nothing new...

Maybe I'm a little confused...nothing new there:huh....I thought the 2012's were all Dakar's - essentially R's power with short suspension. I guess I need to be schooled on models and features. My...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-22-2013, 09:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,737
Posted By wr37
2011 990R or 2012 990 Dakar?

Looking at a picking up an adventure. What would you do if you could do it again? I have ridden the 990R and loved it, nice power and good suspension (a little soft) for the riding I like to do,...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-02-2012, 07:17 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 29,967
Posted By wr37
Would you buy a 370 lbs wet, 80-90 HP, 700-800cc...

Would you buy a 370 lbs wet, 80-90 HP, 700-800cc twin, priced between 690 and 990?

Yes, but try this. 2 smoke direct injection 600. The 370 lbs would be with luggage.

Don't laugh....it's...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-24-2012, 07:21 PM
Replies: 6,777
Views: 1,594,963
Posted By wr37
Well, it isn't the rally replica we have been...

Well, it isn't the rally replica we have been waiting for, but on the up side it should crush the GS1200 like a bug. And really, do you think KTM will want to loose it's iconic dirt "ready to race"...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 08-22-2011, 08:47 AM
Replies: 1,444
Sticky: Tet
Views: 137,568
Posted By wr37
Got the PDF, thanks Chip.

Got the PDF, thanks Chip.
Forum: Canada 08-10-2011, 09:45 AM
Replies: 3,292
Views: 651,277
Posted By wr37
Just wondering, is a yearly checklist something...

Just wondering, is a yearly checklist something that going to be on the final product website? My guess is that things will change from year to year and the route would have to be pre-run from time...
Forum: Canada 08-06-2011, 03:34 PM
Replies: 3,292
Views: 651,277
Posted By wr37
Hey Deadly, where do you plan on crossing into NB...

Hey Deadly, where do you plan on crossing into NB from Maine?
Forum: Canada 05-28-2011, 05:41 PM
Replies: 3,292
Views: 651,277
Posted By wr37
Charley Boorman will be in NB next month

Check this out, you guys should see if you can hook up with Charley for a day when he gets out your way. TCAT would be a good story for them.

http://nbdsc.ca/forum/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=5524
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