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Forum: Vendors 09-18-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 505
Views: 38,284
Posted By vegastele
Mine has arrived.:clap

Mine has arrived.:clap
Forum: GS Boxers 08-22-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,999
Posted By vegastele
The tank is 8.7 + 1.1 reserve. 9.8 total capacity.

The tank is 8.7 + 1.1 reserve. 9.8 total capacity.
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-16-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 864
Posted By vegastele
There is a plan. Go back with my 640 and see how...

There is a plan. Go back with my 640 and see how many lookout towers I can find.



Wow. I could be called on copyright infringement. Missed that one.
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-15-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 864
Posted By vegastele
Tour of Idaho

Did a little tour of some of the Idaho river valleys.

Snake
http://i1203.photobucket.com/albums/bb399/Vegastele/P1040023_zpsf356096e.jpg

Boise...
Forum: Ride reports 07-16-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 12,178
Posted By vegastele
I rode Jefferson and Ophir east to west last...

I rode Jefferson and Ophir east to west last week. I would have been heartbroken to see that snow bank at the top after the climb. Jefferson was in great shape and a pleasure to ride. Ophir was a...
Forum: Vendors 06-19-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,980
Posted By vegastele
I'm between sizes. Sounds like I need to give you...

I'm between sizes. Sounds like I need to give you guys a call.
Forum: Vendors 06-15-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 505
Views: 38,284
Posted By vegastele
I'm in. 6 plate XL.

I'm in. 6 plate XL.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-19-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 812
Views: 93,985
Posted By vegastele
What do the Garmin topos look like on the 590? I...

What do the Garmin topos look like on the 590? I hate the color contrast on my 450.
Forum: Vendors 05-12-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 21,014
Posted By vegastele
I am taping the button so I'm not sure how to...

I am taping the button so I'm not sure how to press it for a shorter period.

Siri understands I finish the command. It does not understand the command correctly when there is wind noise. When...
Forum: Vendors 05-10-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 21,014
Posted By vegastele
The Rocket Moto people have been very helpful...

The Rocket Moto people have been very helpful with the questions I have called them about. So many vendors have zero customer service I really appreciate shops that support their customers. Thanks...
Forum: Equipment 04-20-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,549
Posted By vegastele
For the best information on sleeping bag...

For the best information on sleeping bag materials and options get a copy of Freedom of the Hills from your local library. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mountaineering:_The_Freedom_of_the_Hills The...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-12-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 712
Posted By vegastele
My bike is a 07 GSA. The vibrations I...

My bike is a 07 GSA.

The vibrations I experience are a combination of engine and road. They are certainly not excessive like the engine vibes from my 640 KTM. My engine vibes sound similar to...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-11-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 712
Posted By vegastele
Vibranator

Added a pair of Vibranators to my GS today. There was a huge reduction in handle bar vibrations. All I can say is wow. Wish I did this sooner. Two thumbs up for Vibranators and the Ricor guys who...
Forum: Ride reports 02-07-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 814
Views: 150,837
Posted By vegastele
Congratulations on making your destination and...

Congratulations on making your destination and thanks for sharing this epic adventure.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-02-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,280
Posted By vegastele
Unless the Vegas shop missed where the nut had...

Unless the Vegas shop missed where the nut had come from it’s been floating around in there for at least 23K miles. They found a mark on the cam lobe so add a new cam to the expense list.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-01-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,280
Posted By vegastele
So Vegas BMW found a loose nut in the head. Said...

So Vegas BMW found a loose nut in the head. Said it looks like a valve adjust lock nut. I bought the bike used 22K ago and have done the maintenance myself. So did the nut come from the factory or...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-26-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,280
Posted By vegastele
I haven't pulled the valve cover off to verify...

I haven't pulled the valve cover off to verify yet but it looks like the same issue reoccurred. Starting from a rolling stop as I let the clutch out for third gear I lost what I believe to be the...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-24-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,280
Posted By vegastele
Victory BWM in Mesa did me right with four hours...

Victory BWM in Mesa did me right with four hours labor.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-24-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,280
Posted By vegastele
Here is what shut me down. The pin on the cam...

Here is what shut me down.
The pin on the cam gear sheared allowing the gear to spin free.
http://i1203.photobucket.com/albums/bb399/Vegastele/IMG_1459_zps413a4935.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 01-20-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,280
Posted By vegastele
Thanks to everyone else who also offered to help....

Thanks to everyone else who also offered to help. I got a bunch of PMs offing help. There are a bunch of great people who frequent ADV.
Thanks to Scottcobath for the offer to run the replacement...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-20-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,280
Posted By vegastele
I have the old controler out of the bike. If I...

I have the old controler out of the bike. If I cannot get a new one building a jumper looks straight forward enough.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-20-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,280
Posted By vegastele
Broken down in Mesa

Here for a week of work. Lost power on the 202 on ramp. My guess is a fuel pump issue. Got a tow back to the hotel. I expect the next step is getting a tow to the dealer who is closed today. Any...
Forum: Face plant 10-28-2013, 07:46 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 9,076
Posted By vegastele
Positive vibes your way....

Positive vibes your way. ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

I wore a wound-vac for three months. Not much fun when it was time to change the dressing but those things...
Forum: Americas 03-13-2013, 08:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 554
Posted By vegastele
What kind of ride are you looking for? All day or...

What kind of ride are you looking for? All day or short jaunts? Alls slab or dirt too? Below are a couple routes to chew on. My2wheels.com has quite a few Vegas locals. Try posting there too. Enjoy....
Forum: GS Boxers 12-07-2012, 05:04 PM
Replies: 2,957
Views: 947,523
Posted By vegastele
http://i1203.photobucket.com/albums/bb399/Vegastel...

http://i1203.photobucket.com/albums/bb399/Vegastele/DSCN0650.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 11-24-2012, 06:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,319
Posted By vegastele
+1

+1
Forum: Orange Crush 11-11-2012, 11:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 806
Posted By vegastele
Here is the new KTM dealer in town. ...

Here is the new KTM dealer in town.
http://www.carterpowersports.com/ 702-795-2000


Here is the old one.
Sportsman Cycle (702) 641-6401

dad2bike may have better advice. Send him a PM. Try...
Forum: Thumpers 10-09-2012, 07:47 PM
Replies: 1,910
Views: 309,927
Posted By vegastele
Hey Motolab – Can you explain the correct use of...

Hey Motolab – Can you explain the correct use of the float tool I got from your place? I know not.
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2012, 12:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 992
Posted By vegastele
Check the battery connections.

Check the battery connections.
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2012, 04:36 PM
Replies: 6,174
Views: 1,120,859
Posted By vegastele
How fast is too fast for the auto decompress to...

How fast is too fast for the auto decompress to kick in? I did a top end on my 03 and now I get a lot more clatter than I use to hear. 1700 to 1750 rpm it clacks a little. Any less is nonstop. About...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-15-2012, 07:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,142
Posted By vegastele
http://www.blaisracing.com/ Chris Blais is...

http://www.blaisracing.com/

Chris Blais is two hours south of Vegas. You will get good work from that guy.
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-15-2012, 07:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,142
Posted By vegastele
Sportsman Cycle Sales...

Sportsman Cycle Sales (http://maps.google.com/maps/place?cid=17623487106710365834&q=Sportsman+Cycle+Sales,+Las+Vegas,+NV&hl=en&gl=us&ved=0CA4Q-gswAA&sa=X&ei=DaViT4XRG4vYiALOnbzoBQ) <?xml:namespace...
Forum: Equipment 11-17-2011, 09:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,739
Posted By vegastele
If there is a current group buy going on please...

If there is a current group buy going on please post a link. My search only finds closed group buys.
Forum: Vendors 11-01-2011, 09:43 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,076
Posted By vegastele
Crap. I'm a day late.:cry

Crap. I'm a day late.:cry
Forum: Old's Cool 10-18-2011, 11:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,786
Posted By vegastele
Wink There's a guy on M2W with a bike just like that...

There's a guy on M2W with a bike just like that one.
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2011, 03:36 PM
Replies: 6,476
Views: 1,276,985
Posted By vegastele
They use to have a suggested packing method for...

They use to have a suggested packing method for the original bag on the Giant Loop site. First only a light down bag will work and forget the stuff sack. Pull the bag though the top so equal amounts...
Forum: Thumpers 02-22-2011, 10:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 958
Posted By vegastele
Started over from scratch. Cleaned everything...

Started over from scratch. Cleaned everything again and reassembled. Now she’s running great. :clap<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>
Forum: Thumpers 02-17-2011, 12:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 958
Posted By vegastele
The float moves freely and doesn’t appear to have...

The float moves freely and doesn’t appear to have any cracks. What other signs might I see on a worn float? The O-ring on the float didn’t seem that tight and is next on my list. Pulled the plug. It...
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2011, 12:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 958
Posted By vegastele
Thanks for the replies. <?xml:namespace prefix =...

Thanks for the replies. <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>
Too rich was my first guess. I tried fuel at half turn increments between 3 to 1 turn...
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2011, 05:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 958
Posted By vegastele
BST-40 help needed

After cleaning the carb on my 03 640 adventure I can hardly get it to start. It was running good prior to me pulling it out of the bike. The only mod I did was a Stenhouse fuel screw. It will start...
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