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Forum: Thumpers 01-10-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 9,312
Views: 2,072,191
Posted By LoopGaroo
That's It. I'm picking up some ice tires this...

That's It. I'm picking up some ice tires this week.
Forum: Thumpers 01-08-2015, 06:51 PM
Replies: 9,312
Views: 2,072,191
Posted By LoopGaroo
Anyone take their 640A ice riding? I'm thinking...

Anyone take their 640A ice riding? I'm thinking about picking up a pair of studded tires, but I'm kinda hesitant to take a bike this big/tall out on the ice.
Forum: Thumpers 01-07-2015, 08:21 PM
Replies: 6,776
Views: 1,231,982
Posted By LoopGaroo
Dang guys. I just posted about that last week....

Dang guys. I just posted about that last week. Can I get in line?
Forum: Thumpers 01-07-2015, 01:59 PM
Replies: 30,330
Views: 3,770,305
Posted By LoopGaroo
I sold my DR3, but I noticed a sweet looking...

I sold my DR3, but I noticed a sweet looking kick-only 1999 DR350 on the South Bend, IN craigslist for only $1500.

Maybe one of you all might be interested.
Forum: Thumpers 12-30-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 9,312
Views: 2,072,191
Posted By LoopGaroo
Here's a video: <iframe width="640"...

Here's a video:
<iframe width="640" height="360" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/CzugyhDTw78?feature=player_detailpage" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

I can check the battery voltage...
Forum: Thumpers 12-30-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 9,312
Views: 2,072,191
Posted By LoopGaroo
Fresh off the tender...

Fresh off the tender...
Forum: Thumpers 12-30-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 9,312
Views: 2,072,191
Posted By LoopGaroo
Anyone have a flywheel puller I could borrow? I...

Anyone have a flywheel puller I could borrow? I tried to start my bike this morning and the starter is just spinning, making a whirling sound. Occasionally it'll catch, but not enough to quite start...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-30-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 17,141
Views: 864,855
Posted By LoopGaroo
They'll easily go crooked in a crash.

They'll easily go crooked in a crash.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-30-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 17,141
Views: 864,855
Posted By LoopGaroo
I need to replace the sprag clutch on my 640...

I need to replace the sprag clutch on my 640 Adventure. Anyone in Chicago have a KTM flywheel puller I could borrow?
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-30-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 17,141
Views: 864,855
Posted By LoopGaroo
I need to replace the sprag clutch on my 640...

I need to replace the sprag clutch on my 640 Adventure. Anyone have a KTM flywheel puller I could borrow?
Forum: Thumpers 12-12-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 21,270
Views: 2,539,916
Posted By LoopGaroo
FYI: I saw that Aerostitch is clearing out...

FYI: I saw that Aerostitch is clearing out wolfman side racks for the 690 for $45 per set http://www.aerostich.com/sale/garage-sale/wolfman-side-racks.html

someone jump on it!
Forum: Thumpers 11-23-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 9,312
Views: 2,072,191
Posted By LoopGaroo
26.85 liters according to yet online calculator...

26.85 liters according to yet online calculator I'm using.

I took this pic on the first day I rode my 640adv after buying it. I ended up running out of gas on my first ride...

I pushed the...
Forum: Thumpers 11-22-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 9,312
Views: 2,072,191
Posted By LoopGaroo
My silver '03 holds about 27 liters. I'm not sure...

My silver '03 holds about 27 liters. I'm not sure if I could have topped it off to hit 28 liters...
http://i.imgur.com/mFgSGox.jpg?1
Forum: Thumpers 11-09-2014, 01:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,067
Posted By LoopGaroo
I found mine on advrider. I had to drive 4 hours...

I found mine on advrider. I had to drive 4 hours to get it, but it was worth it! You're welcome to check it out ever you're ever in Chicago.
Forum: Thumpers 11-06-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 274
Views: 34,968
Posted By LoopGaroo
Nice video! I've decided that I'm going to...

Nice video!

I've decided that I'm going to get a KDX for next season. I'm starting to check the market around these parts, and there seems to a steady supply of bikes that come up for sale as...
Forum: Thumpers 10-20-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 9,312
Views: 2,072,191
Posted By LoopGaroo
WOW! What rear pannier rack is that?

WOW!

What rear pannier rack is that?
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-17-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,864
Posted By LoopGaroo
I'm wondering if anyone was truck/trailer space...

I'm wondering if anyone was truck/trailer space for me and a bike leaving from the chicago area?
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-17-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,864
Posted By LoopGaroo
Message sent!

Message sent!
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-10-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 17,141
Views: 864,855
Posted By LoopGaroo
Cool. Thanks.

Cool. Thanks.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-10-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 17,141
Views: 864,855
Posted By LoopGaroo
I'm thinking about riding Leaf River on my 640...

I'm thinking about riding Leaf River on my 640 Adventure. It's all I got in the garage... I rode it on the hero sections at the Big Woods 200 and only had trouble a couple of times. It was tireing,...
Forum: Thumpers 10-07-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 689
Views: 219,104
Posted By LoopGaroo
http://i.imgur.com/j2CuV8I.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/j2CuV8I.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 10-06-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 454
Posted By LoopGaroo
KTM 640 Adventure out of alignment after spill

I recently took a fairly nasty high-speed spill to one side while riding some muddy two-track. When I went down one side of the handlebars quickly dug into a berm on the side of trail, and I crashed...
Forum: Thumpers 09-16-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 9,312
Views: 2,072,191
Posted By LoopGaroo
Yea, I've gotten pretty good at getting that...

Yea, I've gotten pretty good at getting that sucker off, since I've replaced my bulb three times since spring.
Forum: Thumpers 09-15-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 9,312
Views: 2,072,191
Posted By LoopGaroo
Thanks, I've found some good led bulbs on ebay....

Thanks, I've found some good led bulbs on ebay. I'll try the solder.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-15-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 17,141
Views: 864,855
Posted By LoopGaroo
You could park anywhere you want, neighborhood...

You could park anywhere you want, neighborhood streets are a safe bet. I just mentioned that intersection because it's convenient for me. I'm not sure from which direction you'll be coming from, but...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-15-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 17,141
Views: 864,855
Posted By LoopGaroo
It's free/legal to park motorcycles in and...

It's free/legal to park motorcycles in and restricted residential zone in Chicago. I ride to games all the time and usually park about a block from the field, on Addison just west of field. But like...
Forum: Thumpers 09-15-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 9,312
Views: 2,072,191
Posted By LoopGaroo
So it seems that my taillights are lasting about...

So it seems that my taillights are lasting about 1,000 miles before all the vibration takes it's toll and wears out the connections on the bulb. First it starts to flicker and then it'll wear out...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Central, Texas & Gulf States 09-14-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 919
Posted By LoopGaroo
I think this was our favorite stretch of the...

I think this was our favorite stretch of the weekend. This route has some ridiculously tight sections and plenty of fast sweepers to drift through. Maybe 50% gravel.
Forum: GPS Tracks - Central, Texas & Gulf States 09-14-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 919
Posted By LoopGaroo
Lots of tight backroads interspersed with about...

Lots of tight backroads interspersed with about 30% gravel.
Forum: GPS Tracks - Central, Texas & Gulf States 09-14-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 919
Posted By LoopGaroo
Boscobel to Five Points. Maybe 50% gravel.

Boscobel to Five Points. Maybe 50% gravel.
Forum: GPS Tracks - Central, Texas & Gulf States 09-14-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 919
Posted By LoopGaroo
Starts in Boscobel and runs south.

Starts in Boscobel and runs south.
Forum: GPS Tracks - Central, Texas & Gulf States 09-14-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 919
Posted By LoopGaroo
SW Wisconsin - Driftless backroad and gravel tracks

I spent the weekend seeking out some twisty gravel roads in the driftless region of Wisconsin. These routes aren't all gravel, but no matter the surface it's all super fun stuff. Most routes start or...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-14-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,597
Posted By LoopGaroo
So, I road a about 60 miles of atv trail this...

So, I road a about 60 miles of atv trail this weekend and stood almost the whole time because it was so whoopy, but otherwise not really all that technical. It was a good little spot to refine my...
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 9,312
Views: 2,072,191
Posted By LoopGaroo
There's an annoying little gap on the side of the...

There's an annoying little gap on the side of the dash between where the the shroud and the dash meet on my '03 Adv. I can't figure out how make everything fit a little tighter. It looks like all of...
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 689
Views: 219,104
Posted By LoopGaroo
Riding at an abandoned gold course in Chicago a...

Riding at an abandoned gold course in Chicago a few weeks back:
http://scontent-a.cdninstagram.com/hphotos-xaf1/t51.2885-15/10665469_754630457943413_1523042943_n.jpg


Camping in Wisconsin: ...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-10-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,597
Posted By LoopGaroo
I have 1.5" bar risers, wide pegs, and ride in...

I have 1.5" bar risers, wide pegs, and ride in either TXC Infinity or Fox MX boots. To me, the ergs feel pretty damn good, but I'm considering that my bars may be slightly too low even with the...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-09-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,668
Posted By LoopGaroo
See my post above. I have City Nav & 20k Topos. ...

See my post above. I have City Nav & 20k Topos.





The gist of my question remains, and maybe this wasn't clear to begin with, so I apologize. Is it possible to create gpx file with various...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-09-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,668
Posted By LoopGaroo
Well this is what I'm riding. looks like fun to...

Well this is what I'm riding. looks like fun to me:...
Forum: Vendors 09-09-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 701
Views: 93,712
Posted By LoopGaroo
I don't want to be the ginuea pig, but I'm really...

I don't want to be the ginuea pig, but I'm really looking forward to see how the H1 fits on the KTM 640 Adventure. It's definitely brighter than stock! I just hope it fits!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-09-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,597
Posted By LoopGaroo
I'm going to spend the upcoming weekend riding a...

I'm going to spend the upcoming weekend riding a bunch of twisty dirt/gravel roads. That should help get more comfortable steering with the rear and finding the balance point of the big bike
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