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Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-14-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 418
Posted By Dago52
Not yet. Trying to get some people together for...

Not yet. Trying to get some people together for riding. Do you live close to the Northshore area?
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-10-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 418
Posted By Dago52
N.O., Mandeville, Slidell, Covington Abita, Louisiana Area

I have created a Facebook page for the Northshore Dual Sports. Looking anyone to join so we can get some riding in.

https://www.facebook.com/northshoredualsport

thanks
Forum: Thumpers 12-06-2013, 06:52 AM
Replies: 2,986
Views: 453,194
Posted By Dago52
Have you considered the cush sprockets?

Have you considered the cush sprockets?
Forum: Thumpers 12-06-2013, 06:34 AM
Replies: 2,986
Views: 453,194
Posted By Dago52
How much street riding do you think justifies a...

How much street riding do you think justifies a cush hub? I don't do much street riding, but when I do I tend to take it easy knowing I don't have a Cush hub.

Your explanation on point

Thanks
Forum: Thumpers 12-06-2013, 06:16 AM
Replies: 2,986
Views: 453,194
Posted By Dago52
From my understanding, it helps with absorbing...

From my understanding, it helps with absorbing the torque when riding on the street. You don't need a cush hub in the dirt as the dirt will give, allowing the energy to be released out if the back...
Forum: Thumpers 12-06-2013, 06:12 AM
Replies: 2,986
Views: 453,194
Posted By Dago52
Have you seen the Cush sprockets?

Have you seen the Cush sprockets?
Forum: Thumpers 11-21-2013, 06:24 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 29,031
Posted By Dago52
I noticed a HUGE difference in weight. My KTM...

I noticed a HUGE difference in weight. My KTM feels 200 pounds lighter.
Forum: Thumpers 11-21-2013, 06:23 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 29,031
Posted By Dago52
Thats what I said so I jumped on it. He mentioned...

Thats what I said so I jumped on it. He mentioned that he was being deployed and needed to liquidate. This is my first KTM and i love it. I just changed the sprockets and cannot wait to do some...
Forum: Thumpers 11-21-2013, 04:10 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,245
Posted By Dago52
Thanks, I think thats the map Im going to load.

Thanks, I think thats the map Im going to load.
Forum: Thumpers 11-21-2013, 04:02 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,245
Posted By Dago52
Did the remapp with EU map help? Also, if you...

Did the remapp with EU map help? Also, if you don't mind me asking, did the dealer charge you anything to do it?

thanks
Forum: Thumpers 11-21-2013, 03:01 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,245
Posted By Dago52
Congrats on your new KTM. I have the 2012 model...

Congrats on your new KTM. I have the 2012 model and its a beast. Have you read E-tickets write up? He does an amazing job with pictures on every mod he has done. do a search and you will be amazed. I...
Forum: Thumpers 11-21-2013, 02:45 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 29,031
Posted By Dago52
Just consider your riding habits and your...

Just consider your riding habits and your intentions. If you plan to use the bike for mainly a cruiser then the Honda or Yammy will do well. It you plan to spend a bunch of time off road, then the...
Forum: Thumpers 11-21-2013, 02:00 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 29,031
Posted By Dago52
I paid 6,000 for my 2012 KTM 350 EXC-F with 12...

I paid 6,000 for my 2012 KTM 350 EXC-F with 12 hours on the clock. But if your going to be modding either the Honda or Yamaha, i would seriously consider the KTM.
Forum: Thumpers 11-21-2013, 01:55 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 29,031
Posted By Dago52
Do yourself a favor and purchase a KTM. Its much...

Do yourself a favor and purchase a KTM. Its much lighter than either one of the bikes you listed and twice the power. I made the switch from the CRF250L to the 350 EXC-F and couldn't be happier. Not...
Forum: Thumpers 07-31-2013, 06:56 AM
Replies: 2,986
Views: 453,194
Posted By Dago52
I just switched from a CRF250L to the 350 and its...

I just switched from a CRF250L to the 350 and its a big difference. The KTM does not like the street and neither do I like riding it on the street. But it fits my riding habits perfectly. Also take...
Forum: Thumpers 07-26-2013, 12:07 PM
Replies: 2,986
Views: 453,194
Posted By Dago52
I picked up my new to me 2012 KTM EXC-f...

I picked up my new to me 2012 KTM EXC-f yesterday. I would post a pic but I cannot figure it out. I will do a complete tune up and plan to ride this weekend hopefully.
Forum: Thumpers 07-18-2013, 09:01 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 29,031
Posted By Dago52
Well, I ended up purchasing the CRF and its a...

Well, I ended up purchasing the CRF and its a great bike. But, I am now selling it and picking up a KTM 350 EXC-F next week. I did do modifications like the fuel programmer, sprockets, air box, and...
Forum: Thumpers 07-18-2013, 11:11 AM
Replies: 2,986
Views: 453,194
Posted By Dago52
I agree, its supply and demand and now is the...

I agree, its supply and demand and now is the best time to sell it. According to the research I have done, the 350 should fit me well. It looks like the 500 has a little more torque and maybe better...
Forum: Thumpers 07-18-2013, 09:23 AM
Replies: 2,986
Views: 453,194
Posted By Dago52
I am in the exact same boat and will be picking...

I am in the exact same boat and will be picking up my 2012 350 EXC-F next week. I found a sweet deal on a used KTM with 10 hours. I was also able to get out of my CRF for a great deal too. I just...
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2013, 05:23 PM
Replies: 10,603
Views: 2,004,606
Posted By Dago52
What type of riding will you be doing? If its...

What type of riding will you be doing? If its more dirt, then you will have to invest some money in suspension and mods to get it to move. I have the CRF and its a great bike but underpowered. The WR...
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2013, 08:18 AM
Replies: 10,603
Views: 2,004,606
Posted By Dago52
You would have thought the frame was a little...

You would have thought the frame was a little tougher weighing 300lbs.
Forum: Thumpers 07-12-2013, 03:16 PM
Replies: 10,603
Views: 2,004,606
Posted By Dago52
I agree with the price, but you get what you pay...

I agree with the price, but you get what you pay for. I purchased my CRF for 5,000 OTD and have sunk around 1500 into mods. If I add suspension and possibly a big bore, you are looking at 8500-9000...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-10-2013, 10:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,914
Posted By Dago52
Thanks Kevin, I also have been looking a KTM 350...

Thanks Kevin, I also have been looking a KTM 350 EXC-f for 6,500 with like 10 hours. I actually know the owner of my local KTM dealer but he never sold a dual sport. I will only keep one bike as I...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-10-2013, 10:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,914
Posted By Dago52
I havent pulled the trigger yet. Another concern...

I havent pulled the trigger yet. Another concern is how does it do on the street.
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-10-2013, 09:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,914
Posted By Dago52
No dealer close to me is a concern as well. But I...

No dealer close to me is a concern as well. But I found a 2010 TE 450 with 200 miles for $4,500. Much cheaper than the KTM but no support. I do have a KTM dealer close tho.
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-10-2013, 08:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,914
Posted By Dago52
Kevin, nice bike. I have the CRF250L as well, but...

Kevin, nice bike. I have the CRF250L as well, but I seriously thinking about upgrading. How does the Husky compare to the Honda on the pavement? I do about 65% dirt and 35% street. My biggest concern...
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2013, 03:37 PM
Replies: 853
Views: 130,691
Posted By Dago52
Im considering purchasing a 2010 TE 450 for 4500...

Im considering purchasing a 2010 TE 450 for 4500 from a friend. It has 13 hours and 200 miles so its practically brand new. I will be using the bike for 80% dirt and 20% street. I just want to...
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2013, 07:17 AM
Replies: 10,603
Views: 2,004,606
Posted By Dago52
Did you order the big bore kit?

Did you order the big bore kit?
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2013, 07:15 AM
Replies: 10,603
Views: 2,004,606
Posted By Dago52
Those are some beautiful pics. The only hills we...

Those are some beautiful pics. The only hills we have here is a dirt pile.
Forum: Thumpers 06-27-2013, 04:15 PM
Replies: 10,603
Views: 2,004,606
Posted By Dago52
I think there will be more options available as...

I think there will be more options available as the market grows. Its all about supply and demand. The more competitors that enter the market, the suppliers will have to adjust their prices or offer...
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2013, 12:51 PM
Replies: 10,603
Views: 2,004,606
Posted By Dago52
I installed the 13/43 combo and I did have to...

I installed the 13/43 combo and I did have to modify my lower chain guard. I also added the speedrd to calibrate the speedometer. Huge improvement over the 14/40 stock gearing.
Forum: Thumpers 05-01-2013, 09:39 AM
Replies: 10,603
Views: 2,004,606
Posted By Dago52
Anytime

Anytime
Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2013, 04:56 PM
Replies: 10,603
Views: 2,004,606
Posted By Dago52
I do notice a little bit of backfiring but only...

I do notice a little bit of backfiring but only when I'm decelerating.
Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2013, 04:21 PM
Replies: 10,603
Views: 2,004,606
Posted By Dago52
After my mods it feels like a new bike. I enjoy...

After my mods it feels like a new bike. I enjoy it twice as much now.
Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2013, 04:15 PM
Replies: 10,603
Views: 2,004,606
Posted By Dago52
For some reason I cannot access BDSB's Honda...

For some reason I cannot access BDSB's Honda section on their website. But, I removed the snorkel and unplugged my O2 sensor. I did feel a difference with the O2 sensor unplugged.

My mods are:...
Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2013, 02:56 PM
Replies: 10,603
Views: 2,004,606
Posted By Dago52
I second this recommendation. Chad at Sprocket...

I second this recommendation. Chad at Sprocket Center is a class act.
...
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2013, 06:22 PM
Replies: 10,603
Views: 2,004,606
Posted By Dago52
So I'm about to perform my first oil change with...

So I'm about to perform my first oil change with 300 miles on the bike. Is it safe to switch to an approved synthetic oil? I purchased some Lucas 10w30 synthetic oil with the correct additives.

...
Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2013, 07:11 PM
Replies: 10,603
Views: 2,004,606
Posted By Dago52
Congrats and welcome to the club. My only...

Congrats and welcome to the club. My only complaint is that i cant ride it enough. There is tons of info here and on thumper talk.
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2013, 06:01 PM
Replies: 10,603
Views: 2,004,606
Posted By Dago52
Thanks, I just looked and I think my taillight...

Thanks, I just looked and I think my taillight has never worked. It was way out of adjustment. A simple adjustment and we have a brake light now.
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2013, 01:16 PM
Replies: 10,603
Views: 2,004,606
Posted By Dago52
Does your foot brake activate the brake light? I...

Does your foot brake activate the brake light? I just noticed after having mine on for 2 weeks that my foot brake does not activate the brake light. The hand brake works. I doubled checked my...
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