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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-22-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 696
Posted By PAFarkle
Thanks for the heads up on the cliff dwellings, I...

Thanks for the heads up on the cliff dwellings, I will check this out further.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-19-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 696
Posted By PAFarkle
Just want to say Thanks for all the advice:clap ...

Just want to say Thanks for all the advice:clap
I was originally thinking os spending a couple days around Colorado Springs then heading farther north. After the feed back from here I have decided...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-17-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 696
Posted By PAFarkle
I will keep that in mind. I have been known to...

I will keep that in mind. I have been known to carry a case of beer from time to time on my bike. :lol3
Would the offer include tent space???:ear
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-16-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 696
Posted By PAFarkle
Early thinking will be July or August. Have a few...

Early thinking will be July or August. Have a few other trips earlier in the year I don't want to miss. My plan is to do more camping then hotels. Maybe hotels on the way out, but camping when there....
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 10-16-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 6,195
Views: 1,289,445
Posted By PAFarkle
I have over 34000 trouble free miles in my '11...

I have over 34000 trouble free miles in my '11 MTS. I brought it home with 4 miles on about 2 and a half years ago. Just keep up with proper care and it will treat you great. This bike has changed...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-16-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 696
Posted By PAFarkle
Plan my trip to CO

Hey Ya'll,
I have come to The Rockies section seeking advice. I love researching and planning trips. So not to soon to start planning a trip for next year, right? I am fortunate that I have enough...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-28-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 426
Posted By PAFarkle
Big thank you! That is the kind of feed back I...

Big thank you! That is the kind of feed back I was looking for. I have heard good things about AOAA
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-28-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 426
Posted By PAFarkle
I would be curious if anyone has been to both...

I would be curious if anyone has been to both places and which they like better.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-28-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 426
Posted By PAFarkle
Roush Creek Trail Riders

Hey y'all,
I recently got myself a KTM 640 and have been wanting to expand my off road riding. I found a place within an hour of where I live called Roush Creek Trail Riders. Its a members only...
Forum: Thumpers 09-21-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 34,473
Posted By PAFarkle
I was thinking the same thing last week when I...

I was thinking the same thing last week when I rebuilt mine. I could turn it by hand, but not easy. But I was very careful installing the new bearings so I knew that was no issue. I decided to go...
Forum: Thumpers 09-20-2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 34,473
Posted By PAFarkle
Not sure how long for that to dry. I just did...

Not sure how long for that to dry. I just did mine last week. Applied the Loctite to the pump seal and installed it. Then installed the pump and sealed the rocker cover. I waited about 3 and a half...
Forum: Thumpers 09-07-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 6,334
Views: 1,173,151
Posted By PAFarkle
Thankyou!:clap I will add to my order a new...

Thankyou!:clap I will add to my order a new o-ring for the rocker shaft and the thrust washers I need to get within the range specified in the manual for my exhaust rocker arm.
Forum: Thumpers 09-07-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 6,334
Views: 1,173,151
Posted By PAFarkle
Forgive me, but I am just wanting to be sure what...

Forgive me, but I am just wanting to be sure what I am looking for. Here is a pic of my rocker cover with the rocker arms in ...
Forum: Thumpers 09-07-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 6,334
Views: 1,173,151
Posted By PAFarkle
Help finding pics

I have my rocker cover off, and want to check my rocker arm lateral end play. The pics in Creepers write up are no visible to me. I am not finding the service manual very helpful either. I am...
Forum: Thumpers 09-06-2014, 05:06 AM
Replies: 6,334
Views: 1,173,151
Posted By PAFarkle
I suspect someone else was in it already. I have...

I suspect someone else was in it already. I have downloaded a manual and also using Creeper's write up.....
Forum: Thumpers 09-05-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 6,334
Views: 1,173,151
Posted By PAFarkle
Started tearing into the motor this evening to...

Started tearing into the motor this evening to check out some suspected leaks. Top right bolt in right side exhaust port is guilty as charged, will be plugging that as described in Creepers leaking...
Forum: Thumpers 09-04-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 6,334
Views: 1,173,151
Posted By PAFarkle
A good deal is getting items quickly at a...

A good deal is getting items quickly at a reasonable price. Thanks for the heads up on KTM world. I will certainly check them out:clap
Forum: Thumpers 09-04-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 6,334
Views: 1,173,151
Posted By PAFarkle
As I am checking things out and making a list of...

As I am checking things out and making a list of parts to order for my new to me 640E, I am wondering where most guys source parts from. Local KTM dealer? Online? If online, any particular site seem...
Forum: Thumpers 09-04-2014, 04:11 AM
Replies: 6,334
Views: 1,173,151
Posted By PAFarkle
water pump

Hoping someone can give an opinion... I recently picked up a '02 640E. Under 12k miles and appears to not have been thrashed off road. When I went to check it out, I noticed a few small weeping...
Forum: Thumpers 09-04-2014, 04:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 517
Posted By PAFarkle
I have the same weeping going on. Love this site...

I have the same weeping going on. Love this site so much and all the info here:clap
Forum: Trip Planning 08-22-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 573,271
Posted By PAFarkle
Located around Schaefferstown, PA, halfway...

Located around Schaefferstown, PA, halfway between Hershey and Reading. I live on the outskirts of town and have space for tents in my backyard. I also have nice garage space, including a bike lift,...
Forum: Thumpers 08-19-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 6,334
Views: 1,173,151
Posted By PAFarkle
How so? Please explain more for me......

How so? Please explain more for me......
Forum: Thumpers 08-19-2014, 04:41 AM
Replies: 6,334
Views: 1,173,151
Posted By PAFarkle
That's what I thought, wanted to be certain

That's what I thought, wanted to be certain
Forum: Thumpers 08-19-2014, 04:14 AM
Replies: 6,334
Views: 1,173,151
Posted By PAFarkle
Whats the easy way to know if the bearing was...

Whats the easy way to know if the bearing was upgraded?
Forum: Thumpers 08-18-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 6,334
Views: 1,173,151
Posted By PAFarkle
Hey ya'll, I have been lurking around this thread...

Hey ya'll, I have been lurking around this thread for a month or 2. Pulled the trigger on a '01 LC4 640E yesterday. Price was right and I want to explore what this bike offers. Thanks to all the...
Forum: Thumpers 08-12-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 30,857
Posted By PAFarkle
No activity here for a few months....I am going...

No activity here for a few months....I am going this weekend to check out a '02 LC4 640E with 11,XXX miles. Don't have a ton of info on it yet, but its reasonably close to go see it in person. Should...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-02-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 374
Posted By PAFarkle
I feel your pain. Last summer my friends and I...

I feel your pain. Last summer my friends and I got stopped on Rt 33 heading west. We were not speeding, but we did pass a truck and cattle trailer who pulled out questionably in front of us on a...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-16-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,718
Posted By PAFarkle
:clap:1drink

:clap:1drink
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-15-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,718
Posted By PAFarkle
Town of a 140,000...that's a city. The town I...

Town of a 140,000...that's a city. The town I live in has a population of around 1000. As for Amish, was hoping they are not down there. Lancaster county PA is so full of them. I have been going...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-15-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,718
Posted By PAFarkle
The more the Gov stays outta my business the...

The more the Gov stays outta my business the better. I am a firm believer that Gov is way to big. What happened to people being responsible for themselves and not relying on Gov to take care of them?...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-14-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,718
Posted By PAFarkle
Don't listen to Safari Club Pres...unless of...

Don't listen to Safari Club Pres...unless of course you want another expensive hobby to go along with motorcycling:D Good to hear the area has good hunting though. I never really got into fishing...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-14-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,718
Posted By PAFarkle
My pleasure for starting this thread. I figured...

My pleasure for starting this thread. I figured what better way to convince myself moving there is a bad idea then to start such a thread:rofl
Needless to say, its not working:evil
After spending a...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-13-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,718
Posted By PAFarkle
I was fortunate to grow up on a farm and have...

I was fortunate to grow up on a farm and have always missed my neighbors homes being a distant sight in the winter and not even visible when everything is green. I would hope to find a good happy...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-13-2014, 03:50 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,718
Posted By PAFarkle
Its funny you say that. I remember very well one...

Its funny you say that. I remember very well one very crisp October morning last year. A good friend and myself met up for breakfast at 7 am on that Saturday morning. Normally I would have been in...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-12-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,718
Posted By PAFarkle
Not so worried about the size if lots of them...

Not so worried about the size if lots of them around. I just enjoy the meat and filling the freezer. That said, last year was the first time since I started hunting, that I didn't hunt. I didn't even...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-11-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,718
Posted By PAFarkle
Thankyou for the great insight. When I started...

Thankyou for the great insight. When I started this thread, I was anxious to see what kind of response it would bring. As of yet, I have not seen a genuine reason to not move. For me, the biggest...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-10-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,718
Posted By PAFarkle
I fully expect to end up with a more dirt...

I fully expect to end up with a more dirt oriented bike if/when I move to TN.



Thankfully, allergies never bothered me much. I grew up with trees and hills, the hills are just smaller then...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-09-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,718
Posted By PAFarkle
I know my way around my guns pretty well also:D...

I know my way around my guns pretty well also:D Grew up on a farm and have hunted my whole life. Liberal??? HAHA, not a chance. I even find Fox News Liberal at times. I have heard however, that TN is...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-09-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,718
Posted By PAFarkle
I certainly would not even consider moving into a...

I certainly would not even consider moving into a city. I like off the beaten path. One thing I'm finding is I could easily get a few acres and a nice house and detached garage for the same or less...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-08-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,718
Posted By PAFarkle
No family considerations. My Dad passed many...

No family considerations. My Dad passed many years ago and my Mom said so long as I have place for her to stay to visit. Hardest thing would be good friends here. But they are all very willing to...
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