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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-02-2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 17,754
Views: 924,117
Posted By LoopGaroo
I think I'm just going to head up to Full Moon...

I think I'm just going to head up to Full Moon this Sunday instead so I can get back sooner. I will definitely be riding out to the Peoria TT this year. Please let us know you're heading out to any...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-01-2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 17,754
Views: 924,117
Posted By LoopGaroo
I'm considering it. What time do you think we'd...

I'm considering it. What time do you think we'd get back?
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-01-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 123
Posted By LoopGaroo
looking for a good route from Muskegon to St Ignace for big bikes

A friend and I are putting together a little tour - riding from Chicago and taking parts of the Trans Wisconsin Trail and UP Adventure Trail and want to take the Lake Express ferry across the lake on...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-01-2015, 07:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 243
Posted By LoopGaroo
Use the county bicycle maps to find out the road...

Use the county bicycle maps to find out the road surfaces and draw your own gravel routes. I've posted a couple tracks in the GPS forum. For the most part, the good gravel stuff is west of Spring...
Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2015, 05:03 PM
Replies: 9,397
Views: 2,115,986
Posted By LoopGaroo
If anyone has been following the developments in...

If anyone has been following the developments in replacement LED headlight bulbs. I ordered one of the new Mesh Monster H1 LED bulbs from Advmonster. The Mesh Monster bulbs have a flexible heat sink...
Forum: Vendors 04-28-2015, 06:51 PM
Replies: 826
Views: 115,705
Posted By LoopGaroo
I ordered a H1 Mesh Monster bulb for my KTM 640...

I ordered a H1 Mesh Monster bulb for my KTM 640 Adventure. I'll report back after install.
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2015, 07:25 AM
Replies: 7,079
Views: 1,282,739
Posted By LoopGaroo
Yes, I do. I replaced the main fuse, and checked...

Yes, I do. I replaced the main fuse, and checked continuity at both sides of it.
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2015, 05:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 134
Posted By LoopGaroo
So, the multimeter shows continuity between the...

So, the multimeter shows continuity between the positive terminal on the battery and all three fuses. Headlight high and low beam works, rear running light works, license plate light works, and high...
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2015, 09:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 134
Posted By LoopGaroo
Electrical problem 2002 KTM 640A

I'm chasing some electrical demons after installing a hyperlites kit on my 2002 640A. After a quick and dirty install, the hyperlites were working fine for about a week. Yesterday I decided to tuck...
Forum: Thumpers 04-19-2015, 02:39 PM
Replies: 7,079
Views: 1,282,739
Posted By LoopGaroo
I'm chasing some electrical demons after...

I'm chasing some electrical demons after installing a Hyperlites kit on my 2002 640A. After a quick and dirty external install, the hyperlites were working fine for about a week. Yesterday I decided...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-19-2015, 11:01 AM
Replies: 1,691
Views: 196,085
Posted By LoopGaroo
I don't know if it was a scam or not but I...

I don't know if it was a scam or not but I emailed immediately and offered to pick it up in a couple hours and never heard back.
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2015, 07:50 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 78,954
Posted By LoopGaroo
Thanks guys. I ended up walking the bike a couple...

Thanks guys. I ended up walking the bike a couple blocks to my local auto garage. They blasted the nut off in a second and I threw em $10 for their trouble. Easy job after that.
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2015, 12:39 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 78,954
Posted By LoopGaroo
Yeah. I tried my cordless impact and the...

Yeah. I tried my cordless impact and the pneumatic. Nadda. I think I might push the bike down to the tire shop a couple blocks away to see if they'll give it a "shot."
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2015, 09:24 AM
Replies: 225
Views: 78,954
Posted By LoopGaroo
I'm wondering if there might be some red locktite...

I'm wondering if there might be some red locktite under the nut.
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2015, 08:04 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 78,954
Posted By LoopGaroo
I can't get this 24mm nut off! This is reversed...

I can't get this 24mm nut off! This is reversed threaded right? I went at it with an air gun and it's not budging. I expected it to come right off... any advice?
http://i.imgur.com/0Zj02a4.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2015, 10:20 AM
Replies: 225
Views: 78,954
Posted By LoopGaroo
I'm about to tackle this project on my '02...

I'm about to tackle this project on my '02 640Adv. I just wanted to confirm that that it's okay to use the bolt from the front of the engine to lock the crankshaft in place when removing the...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-07-2015, 04:21 PM
Replies: 1,691
Views: 196,085
Posted By LoopGaroo
I emailed the seller. We'll see...

I emailed the seller. We'll see...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-01-2015, 12:57 PM
Replies: 17,754
Views: 924,117
Posted By LoopGaroo
Have any of you guys been to Motoland in...

Have any of you guys been to Motoland in Kingsbury, IN? That track looks HUGE. 1.5 hours from Chicago. http://www.motoland.com/
...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-01-2015, 08:13 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,650
Posted By LoopGaroo
I don't have a trailer, but I'd ride with ya from...

I don't have a trailer, but I'd ride with ya from the city. I've done the ride up to Spring Green a couple of times on my 250 and 350, so it can be done.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-27-2015, 07:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 458
Posted By LoopGaroo
There are a couple offroad parks within...

There are a couple offroad parks within riding/towing distance - Fox Valley, Rocky Glen, and The Badlands. Fox Valley is super fun, and the closest.

There a couple (not 100% legal) places to ride...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-25-2015, 04:48 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,650
Posted By LoopGaroo
This is right up my alley! If I can get...

This is right up my alley! If I can get family-stuff sorted out for that weekend I'd really like to join ya. I'm at least going to steal your route for later :)

I'm riding a 640 Adventure and am a...
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2015, 06:58 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,986
Posted By LoopGaroo
I use partspitstop.com

I use partspitstop.com
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-18-2015, 08:22 AM
Replies: 17,754
Views: 924,117
Posted By LoopGaroo
I use mapmyride.com - it lets you map offroad...

I use mapmyride.com - it lets you map offroad stuff too. easy to export to GPX.
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 7,079
Views: 1,282,739
Posted By LoopGaroo
I use a crampbuster. Its only $10 and well worth...

I use a crampbuster. Its only $10 and well worth it. You can take it off once you get to the trails.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-16-2015, 01:29 PM
Replies: 17,754
Views: 924,117
Posted By LoopGaroo
It looks like a good commuter. I think...

It looks like a good commuter.

I think Rally Raid is making some stuff for the cbx is make it more dirt worthy. A spoked wheel kit and bash plate, etc.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-15-2015, 04:55 PM
Replies: 17,754
Views: 924,117
Posted By LoopGaroo
Alright, anyone know this dipshit that was riding...

Alright, anyone know this dipshit that was riding his CBX on the Palos mtb trails? Supposedly, a lot of damage was done to the water-logged trails before he was caught. The rider's bike was impounded...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-15-2015, 04:47 PM
Replies: 17,754
Views: 924,117
Posted By LoopGaroo
Try the Ruby Room if you want to stay in the...

Try the Ruby Room if you want to stay in the city. Rates are very reasonable and you won't have to be on the train for two hours a day getting to and from your hotel. Send the wife to the spa...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-06-2015, 08:42 AM
Replies: 17,754
Views: 924,117
Posted By LoopGaroo
I have a OTB mounted Scotts on my 640Adv and love...

I have a OTB mounted Scotts on my 640Adv and love the adjustability of it. Riding on a highway on knobbies with a 40 mph side wind? Turn it up. Slow technical single track? Turn it back down. I run...
Forum: Thumpers 01-10-2015, 05:10 PM
Replies: 9,397
Views: 2,115,986
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, 05:51 PM
Replies: 9,397
Views: 2,115,986
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, 07:21 PM
Replies: 7,079
Views: 1,282,739
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, 12:59 PM
Replies: 32,041
Views: 4,007,595
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, 07:51 PM
Replies: 9,397
Views: 2,115,986
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, 04:57 PM
Replies: 9,397
Views: 2,115,986
Posted By LoopGaroo
Fresh off the tender...

Fresh off the tender...
Forum: Thumpers 12-30-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 9,397
Views: 2,115,986
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, 11:51 AM
Replies: 17,754
Views: 924,117
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, 09:07 AM
Replies: 17,754
Views: 924,117
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, 09:02 AM
Replies: 17,754
Views: 924,117
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, 07:45 AM
Replies: 22,351
Views: 2,745,969
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, 05:14 PM
Replies: 9,397
Views: 2,115,986
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...
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