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Forum: Road warriors 06-17-2013, 06:58 AM
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Posted By MotoSteve
Good luck to you iammemares. :freaky

Good luck to you iammemares. :freaky
Forum: Equipment 06-13-2013, 10:24 PM
Replies: 2,044
Views: 611,854
Posted By MotoSteve
Thank you for sharing your crash experience. I...

Thank you for sharing your crash experience. I own a suit in stretch Kevlar, so it's nice to here real world crash data.

If anyone else has crashed in the stretch Kevlar, I'd like to know how...
Forum: Road warriors 04-07-2013, 04:12 PM
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Views: 1,517,817
Posted By MotoSteve
Good luck with the next bike, whatever it may be....

Good luck with the next bike, whatever it may be. Don't be a stranger. :freaky
Forum: Road warriors 03-16-2013, 08:26 AM
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Posted By MotoSteve
I do this too.

I do this too.
Forum: Road warriors 02-22-2013, 02:33 PM
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Posted By MotoSteve
Thanks for the kind words. Glad to be back.

Thanks for the kind words. Glad to be back.
Forum: Road warriors 02-22-2013, 02:28 PM
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Posted By MotoSteve
Good idea. Thanks.

Good idea. Thanks.
Forum: Road warriors 02-22-2013, 02:27 PM
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Posted By MotoSteve
Thank you.

Thank you.
Forum: Road warriors 02-21-2013, 05:45 PM
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Posted By MotoSteve
Oil sight tube BOLT SIZE?

Long time, no post. A back-surgery has kept me off the bike for quite a while. I'm once again ready to ride the best bike ever built.:evil

To the point: My oil sight-tube is cracking...
Forum: Road warriors 04-17-2012, 08:48 AM
Replies: 9,885
Views: 1,517,817
Posted By MotoSteve
My original also lasted 6 years, drama free. I...

My original also lasted 6 years, drama free. I replaced with he same.
Forum: Road warriors 02-22-2012, 09:34 PM
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Posted By MotoSteve
It's not ugly. It's beautiful. Every time I pass...

It's not ugly. It's beautiful. Every time I pass it in the garage, I have to stop for a second and admire it and be thankful I'm able to own it.*
Forum: Road warriors 02-22-2012, 12:35 AM
Replies: 9,885
Views: 1,517,817
Posted By MotoSteve
I'm surprised everybody is selling their 950sm's....

I'm surprised everybody is selling their 950sm's. This bike cured me of my wondering eyes. I was riding a different bike every year(sometimes more often) until this little gem found me. It feels like...
Forum: Road warriors 02-03-2012, 11:31 AM
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Posted By MotoSteve
Burgman is a low-blow!:rofl

Burgman is a low-blow!:rofl
Forum: Road warriors 02-02-2012, 07:01 PM
Replies: 9,885
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Posted By MotoSteve
My stock Yuasa lasted 6.5 years(only the last 2...

My stock Yuasa lasted 6.5 years(only the last 2 on a tender). I was ready to pull the trigger on a LiFePo battery last week. After watching a dozen vids on YouTube of people having trouble starting...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-15-2011, 02:32 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 10,278
Posted By MotoSteve
Think about bicyclists for a minute. They ride in...

Think about bicyclists for a minute. They ride in the same traffic as scooters and wear diddly in terms of protection. I remember when I was young and fearless I used to ride my road bicycle down...
Forum: Road warriors 08-18-2011, 07:12 PM
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Posted By MotoSteve
I also had the tube replaced under warranty by...

I also had the tube replaced under warranty by KTM. The new tube has been fine for over 10K miles. It's not the same as the old faulty tube.
Forum: Equipment 05-26-2011, 02:17 PM
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Views: 611,854
Posted By MotoSteve
RE: Water Proof Pocket

In regards to a water proof pocket option; I always carry a zip-lock sandwich bag in a jacket pocket. If I think it's going to rain, or it starts raining unexpectedly I put my wallet and iphone in...
Forum: Road warriors 05-08-2011, 12:16 AM
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Posted By MotoSteve
New tank and leo's on craigslist.

Someone's selling a new 950sm tank and Leo pipes on craigslist. I don't know anything more about the parts or the seller. Thought I'd post this because I've seen alot of talk about both recently.
...
Forum: Equipment 04-30-2011, 05:03 PM
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Views: 611,854
Posted By MotoSteve
Thumbs down Sleeping bag.

I agree. That bag looks ridiculous.
Forum: Road warriors 04-28-2011, 01:12 PM
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Views: 1,517,817
Posted By MotoSteve
Same bag for $70 less.

Take a look at this bag:

http://www.twistedthrottle.com/trade/productview/4266/

I use this one. I've seen the KTM bag in person. They are very similar and both well built. I wouldn't be...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-21-2011, 02:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,956
Posted By MotoSteve
Good point. I didn't know that. The 950sm is a...

Good point. I didn't know that. The 950sm is a street only machine for me. I just ordered some SE grab rails, so the plugs will be gone soon.
Forum: Orange Crush 04-21-2011, 12:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,956
Posted By MotoSteve
Black plastic hole plugs from the hardwear store...

Black plastic hole plugs from the hardwear store fit and are cheap.

http://i392.photobucket.com/albums/pp5/MotoSteve_SC/280773b9.jpg
Forum: Orange Crush 04-20-2011, 03:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,956
Posted By MotoSteve
I'd like to buy a set of SE grab rails to put on...

I'd like to buy a set of SE grab rails to put on my 950sm. If anyone wants to get rid of there's, I'll throw some cash you're way. Thanks. :evil
Forum: Road warriors 03-29-2011, 10:49 PM
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Views: 1,517,817
Posted By MotoSteve
You could buy that bike in the flee market, have...

You could buy that bike in the flee market, have it shipped to your mechanic, who could install tires, exhaust and perform a full major service, and you'ld still have $2,000 left in your...
Forum: Road warriors 03-29-2011, 12:40 PM
Replies: 9,885
Views: 1,517,817
Posted By MotoSteve
I've seen used ones with low mileage(<3K miles)...

I've seen used ones with low mileage(<3K miles) for around 6-7K. Poise they usually have at least some Leo slip-on's and a few accessories you'ld likely want anyway. That said, if you like new bikes,...
Forum: Road warriors 03-25-2011, 01:45 PM
Replies: 9,885
Views: 1,517,817
Posted By MotoSteve
Oh God, please not another oil debate. They're...

Oh God, please not another oil debate. They're almost as boring as "what's the best tire?" & "What's the tastiest flavor of ice cream?" :puke1
Forum: Thumpers 03-21-2011, 11:49 AM
Replies: 26,550
Views: 3,644,268
Posted By MotoSteve
I put 130/90-18 D606's on mine. They fit just...

I put 130/90-18 D606's on mine. They fit just fine.
Forum: Road warriors 03-18-2011, 02:42 PM
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Posted By MotoSteve
I have no snorkel either(which is fine for street...

I have no snorkel either(which is fine for street riding, but I'd probably put it back in if it was used offroad).

RE: 180-200mile range:

4.62x40=184.8 That's assuming you could use every drop...
Forum: Road warriors 03-18-2011, 08:26 AM
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Views: 1,517,817
Posted By MotoSteve
Sorry, I do not have the stock headers. Previous...

Sorry, I do not have the stock headers. Previous owner installed the akro system and junked the stockers.

The full system is beautiful, but I would never have bought one. $2,800 is ridiculous. If...
Forum: Road warriors 03-18-2011, 07:52 AM
Replies: 9,885
Views: 1,517,817
Posted By MotoSteve
Mine's an '06, full akro system, jetted and 16T....

Mine's an '06, full akro system, jetted and 16T. I usually get about 34-36mpg on the road with mixed riding. Theoretically 34x4.62=157.08, but I've never run her dry. I start looking for fuel at...
Forum: Road warriors 03-14-2011, 10:42 AM
Replies: 9,885
Views: 1,517,817
Posted By MotoSteve
Yep, I'll get one too! Should be easy to do with...

Yep, I'll get one too! Should be easy to do with one of the many online photo services.

Great pics of my favorite bike!
Forum: Road warriors 03-13-2011, 08:37 AM
Replies: 9,885
Views: 1,517,817
Posted By MotoSteve
I think the only downside to the 990smr is the...

I think the only downside to the 990smr is the 15L fuel tank. I like to stop and rest every once and a while, so I wouldn't mind stopping for gas. There are some rides, however where gas may not be...
Forum: Road warriors 03-12-2011, 11:13 PM
Replies: 9,885
Views: 1,517,817
Posted By MotoSteve
KTM 990smr vs. Ducati Hypermotard sp vs Aprillia...

KTM 990smr vs. Ducati Hypermotard sp vs Aprillia Dorsoduro 1200.

Video: http://www.motorcyclenews.com/MCN/News/newsresults/videos/2011/March/mar1011-video-aprilia-dorsoduro-1200-group-test/
...
Forum: Road warriors 03-09-2011, 08:22 AM
Replies: 9,885
Views: 1,517,817
Posted By MotoSteve
That road looks amazing. Anybody know where it is?

That road looks amazing. Anybody know where it is?
Forum: Road warriors 02-25-2011, 04:24 PM
Replies: 9,885
Views: 1,517,817
Posted By MotoSteve
Removing decals is easy. Use a heat gun(or hair...

Removing decals is easy. Use a heat gun(or hair dryer) to warm them as you peel them off. Then clean up any residual glue with some plastic safe adhesive remover( my favorite is 3M General Purpose...
Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2011, 08:17 AM
Replies: 26,550
Views: 3,644,268
Posted By MotoSteve
If you still have the magnet, check the wires...

If you still have the magnet, check the wires that attach to the computer up top. I had one of the wires break under the heat- shrink. It wasn't visible untill I removed the heat-shrink. After I...
Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2011, 08:08 AM
Replies: 26,550
Views: 3,644,268
Posted By MotoSteve
On my '06 TE610 the magnet is attached to the...

On my '06 TE610 the magnet is attached to the front brake rotor, not a spoke. It is held on with a circlip. If you see an empty hole in the disc that lines up with the sensor, you have lost the...
Forum: Road warriors 02-18-2011, 05:26 PM
Replies: 9,885
Views: 1,517,817
Posted By MotoSteve
I'm using symtech heated elements and they look...

I'm using symtech heated elements and they look similar to the dual stars. One set of grips went on fine with mine. Shouldn't be a need for two sets.
Forum: Road warriors 02-16-2011, 10:17 PM
Replies: 9,885
Views: 1,517,817
Posted By MotoSteve
That snow hawk looks awesome! I'd be praying for...

That snow hawk looks awesome! I'd be praying for winter if I had one!

"I gots me a Snowhawk to cope with the winter snows. I don't get to ride it as much as I would like, either...

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Forum: Road warriors 02-16-2011, 03:16 PM
Replies: 9,885
Views: 1,517,817
Posted By MotoSteve
I keep seeing people post about how they live in...

I keep seeing people post about how they live in the snow and can't ride there bikes for several months. That sounds terrible. I've never known that problem in CA. Don't you folks have snowmobiles,...
Forum: Road warriors 02-04-2011, 09:26 PM
Replies: 9,885
Views: 1,517,817
Posted By MotoSteve
I'd like to do that too, but am not to savy when...

I'd like to do that too, but am not to savy when it comes to electronics.
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