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Forum: Thumpers 11-25-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 2,634
Views: 269,266
Posted By climberevan
I bought mine direct from Lectron. It's the 38mm,...

I bought mine direct from Lectron. It's the 38mm, bit they also have a 36 if you want just a tiny bit more bottom end. I fiddled with the metering rod a few times but ended up back where they had it...
Forum: Thumpers 11-25-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 2,634
Views: 269,266
Posted By climberevan
I said the same abput DI but Lectron made my 200...

I said the same abput DI but Lectron made my 200 run so absurdly well at all Temps and elevations (35-85 deg, 4000-10000ft) that I now have no excuse to look at new bikes. Eventually I'll get tired...
Forum: Thumpers 11-16-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 22,685
Views: 2,880,777
Posted By climberevan
Thanks. I did decide to keep looking. The price...

Thanks. I did decide to keep looking. The price is not quite low enough to allow for a lot of hassle, and I'm in no huge rush. Winter is here, after all.

I'll be back around when I get a new one!
Forum: Thumpers 11-11-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 22,685
Views: 2,880,777
Posted By climberevan
Air leak--good idea. The filter was not too...

Air leak--good idea. The filter was not too dirty, but was pretty dry--mine are always pretty sticky with No-Toil. Maybe letting in a lot more air?

The bike wasn't T-boned--it DID the T-boning, so...
Forum: Thumpers 11-11-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 22,685
Views: 2,880,777
Posted By climberevan
I looked at an XR today and have a couple of...

I looked at an XR today and have a couple of questions for the collective.

It has a sort of bog at what feels like 1/2 to 2/3 of what I think should be full revs. It's like it's hitting a rev...
Forum: Thumpers 11-02-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 22,685
Views: 2,880,777
Posted By climberevan
I will go fast next time I'm on the highway to...

I will go fast next time I'm on the highway to see if it's stable for you guys. FWIW I'm running IRC VE33/35 tires and like them. They are cheap, and the rear lasts almost as long as a Desert IT.
...
Forum: Thumpers 10-30-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 22,685
Views: 2,880,777
Posted By climberevan
Maybe I'm just lucky but mine is rock solid up to...

Maybe I'm just lucky but mine is rock solid up to GPS 88mph in dirt with luggage. I haven't ever gone fast on the street: tires just disappear when I go faster than 60 on slab.

Sent from my...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-23-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 1,431
Views: 93,802
Posted By climberevan
Long shot: if any of you are pretty serious...

Long shot: if any of you are pretty serious singletrack riders and want a big day (big workout) I'm planning on going to Downieville this weekend. The idea is to ride everything both directions, so...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-15-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 2,028
Views: 372,511
Posted By climberevan
Piggy and high country Aspens last weekend: ...

Piggy and high country Aspens last weekend:

http://i234.photobucket.com/albums/ee50/climberevan/moto%202014/2014-10-11135717.jpg
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-11-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 1,431
Views: 93,802
Posted By climberevan
What you missed: ...

What you missed:

http://i234.photobucket.com/albums/ee50/climberevan/moto%202014/2014-10-11135717.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 10-11-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 22,685
Views: 2,880,777
Posted By climberevan
http://i234.photobucket.com/albums/ee50/climbereva...

http://i234.photobucket.com/albums/ee50/climberevan/moto%202014/2014-10-11135717.jpg

Piggy had fun today.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-09-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 1,431
Views: 93,802
Posted By climberevan
Last minute, I know, but I'm thinking about...

Last minute, I know, but I'm thinking about riding to Desert Creek tomorrow & camping with some riding acquaintances from CA.

The tentative plan is to ride down there from Carson tomorrow...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-11-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 1,431
Views: 93,802
Posted By climberevan
Cool video. I need to make it up to the N Shore...

Cool video. I need to make it up to the N Shore one of these days...

Sent from my SM-G900V using Tapatalk
Forum: Thumpers 09-04-2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 2,052
Views: 695,903
Posted By climberevan
Sure thing. I'd like to have some people to do...

Sure thing. I'd like to have some people to do these kinds of multi day trips with for sure.

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Forum: Thumpers 08-17-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 2,052
Views: 695,903
Posted By climberevan
I finally got a chance to get out and do a proper...

I finally got a chance to get out and do a proper overnight ride on the XRR. I've been gradually converting it with the intent of doing big off-road tours. It was a great shake-down cruise. I'm even...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-26-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 1,431
Views: 93,802
Posted By climberevan
Can anyone suggest a local-ish suspension tuner...

Can anyone suggest a local-ish suspension tuner for KTM open chamber forks? I had heard there was a good guy in Reno, but can't remember who it was. TIA
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-26-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 808
Views: 120,936
Posted By climberevan
I don't know. It has already been plated in NV at...

I don't know. It has already been plated in NV at one point, I believe. When plating bikes here they get a street title with "reconstructed" stamp. This one has a title but the dual-sport stuff has...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-25-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 808
Views: 120,936
Posted By climberevan
Somebody buy this XRR so I'm not tempted to get...

Somebody buy this XRR so I'm not tempted to get another one.

http://reno.craigslist.org/mcy/4472511842.html
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-02-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 808
Views: 120,936
Posted By climberevan
XRR Acerbis tank:...

XRR Acerbis tank: http://reno.craigslist.org/mpo/4443301615.html

I just bought one (for more!), or I would be ALL over that.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-18-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,583
Posted By climberevan
I should be able to make the 2 May party.

I should be able to make the 2 May party.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-15-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,583
Posted By climberevan
I'm interested as well. Can ride XRR or GS...

I'm interested as well. Can ride XRR or GS depending on what kind of terrain we'll be on...

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Forum: The Garage 04-10-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 1,126
Views: 409,139
Posted By climberevan
The bearing puller is a 1" pipe thread, which...

The bearing puller is a 1" pipe thread, which just barely catches on the internal threads on the flywheel. It would probably not have worked without a few love taps from the ol' BFH. You are correct...
Forum: Equipment 04-05-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 35,894
Posted By climberevan
Thanks. I was thinking that might be an issue...

Thanks. I was thinking that might be an issue too. The problem was that the lower attachment straps are so low that they end up going upward if I make the bags hang any lower. How did you end up...
Forum: Equipment 04-05-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 35,894
Posted By climberevan
Haha...I know. The XR just wants to go fast, what...

Haha...I know. The XR just wants to go fast, what can I say? The whole point for me is to allow aggressive, technical riding on overnight trips. If I want to keep it mellow I'll ride the GS with...
Forum: Equipment 04-05-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,572
Posted By climberevan
I funded this:...

I funded this: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/fly6/fly6-cycling-accessory-hd-camera-and-tail-light-co
...
Forum: Equipment 04-05-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 35,894
Posted By climberevan
I bought a set of these a few weeks ago to try...

I bought a set of these a few weeks ago to try them out. It turns out they didn't fit very well on my XR650R with no rack, so I had to make a rack, too.

They seemed nice, and I was able to get...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-26-2014, 11:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,026
Posted By climberevan
Sorry to hear about your buddy's knee! I blew my...

Sorry to hear about your buddy's knee! I blew my acl a couple of years ago and it took over a year after surgery to get back to riding & skiing 100%.
I can attest that it does hurt pretty...
Forum: The Garage 03-23-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,430
Posted By climberevan
I removed our old dishwasher and installed...

I removed our old dishwasher and installed another one in about 20 minutes today. It is seriously one of the easiest DIY projects you could undertake.

Don't even consider paying someone else to do...
Forum: Equipment 03-22-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,270
Posted By climberevan
I'm getting one of these for pedal bikes, but I...

I'm getting one of these for pedal bikes, but I suppose it would work well for motos too.

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/fly6/fly6-cycling-accessory-hd-camera-and-tail-light-co?ref=email
...
Forum: The Garage 03-21-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 1,126
Views: 409,139
Posted By climberevan
Flywheel puller:...

Flywheel puller: http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/03/22/pa9egy9a.jpg
Forum: Trials 03-19-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 977
Posted By climberevan
Thanks for posting. It was cool to see their...

Thanks for posting. It was cool to see their different body positions on the same obstacles. Video would be cool, too.
Forum: Vendors 03-18-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 23,550
Posted By climberevan
All of those pretty shiny bikes... Here's...

All of those pretty shiny bikes...

Here's what these look like after they've protected your clutch cover for a few months:
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-11-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 1,431
Views: 93,802
Posted By climberevan
Hey all, I just got a trials bike (02 GG),...

Hey all,

I just got a trials bike (02 GG), and am itching to play around on it with other more experienced trials riders. I've seen lots of tracks out at Prison Hill (Carson), so I know you're out...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-26-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,358
Posted By climberevan
Very nice! I rebuilt an M94 a while back...

Very nice!

I rebuilt an M94 a while back with M97 shafts, but reused the M94 input shaft. It worked beautifully, and only required one bearing be changed to make the M97 shafts fit the M94 case....
Forum: Equipment 02-22-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,058
Posted By climberevan
I'm exactly the same height/weight as you are,...

I'm exactly the same height/weight as you are, and ride ludicrously technical trails (lots of 1st gear on my KTM 200 EXC).

I've tried on several brands of braces, and settled on the Troy Lee...
Forum: The Garage 02-21-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,905
Posted By climberevan
Another thing to consider (especially if the...

Another thing to consider (especially if the house is newer) is that the exhausted air will have to be replaced somehow. I would expect that fan to be running a LOT (amps and whatnot can create quite...
Forum: Equipment 02-20-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 942
Posted By climberevan
I think the "you'll damage the forks if you keep...

I think the "you'll damage the forks if you keep it strapped down" myth is just that. The bike can't tell if you have it strapped down or if you are just really heavy.

That said, there is no need...
Forum: Trip Planning 02-09-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 1,036
Views: 572,658
Posted By climberevan
Just got a new place in Carson City, NV. We...

Just got a new place in Carson City, NV.

We have a big lot with virtually unlimited space. I have a good tool setup including TIG welding capabilities. Rescue is a possibility as well. The KTM...
Forum: Vendors 01-13-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 588
Views: 98,883
Posted By climberevan
I heard a rumour some months back that this was...

I heard a rumour some months back that this was in the works, so I didn't buy a GL. I'm glad I waited.

If this piece is not absurdly expensive, I'm in. Will it be available before my planned...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-07-2013, 07:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,423
Posted By climberevan
I rode an 1190 R and wasn't very impressed. ...

I rode an 1190 R and wasn't very impressed.

It's an obvious effort by KTM to appeal to GS buyers--the rep even agreed when I suggested as much. The look is much more GS like, and it's a bigger...
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