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Forum: Thumpers 01-08-2013, 10:42 AM
Replies: 5,505
Views: 753,733
Posted By T Stretch
Any 70 Degree owners switching

Just curious now that the 2013s are coming out has anyone been switching bikes or thinking about it, and to what? Anyone riding the new FE450 or 501? What are your thoughts?
Forum: Thumpers 05-11-2012, 09:40 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,811
Posted By T Stretch
I love those TW200's. They can go anywhere with...

I love those TW200's. They can go anywhere with those wide tires and I like the low sitting position as well. Great bikes.
Forum: Thumpers 05-10-2012, 10:51 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,811
Posted By T Stretch
To be continued

I guess I owe it to myself to get video/picture to see if I really was riding cautiously, even though I felt like a bat out of hell.

But getting a little older it reminds me of my younger...
Forum: Thumpers 05-10-2012, 08:19 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,811
Posted By T Stretch
I'm Not Getting Any Younger

I will start it out. I live in the Sacramento area almost around the corner from the Hangtown MX race track and Prairie City OHV park. Recently I purchased a Husaberg FE570 dual sport/race bike and...
Forum: Thumpers 05-10-2012, 07:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,811
Posted By T Stretch
We Are Not Getting Any Younger

I thought it might be fun to start a new thread to post jokes or stories about rides, wrecks, anything that we have done that reminds us we aren't getting any younger.
Forum: Thumpers 05-01-2012, 09:50 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 37,064
Posted By T Stretch
My perfect thumper: 2011 Husaberg FE570

I really like my 2011 Husaberg 570 for the following reasons:

1. My top priority was having a light weight big bore thumper that could perform on the trail and not wear me out like a larger bike....
Forum: Thumpers 05-01-2012, 09:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,285
Posted By T Stretch
I really appreciate the response. At my last...

I really appreciate the response. At my last service I just asked the dealer to install heated grips and didn't think to ask him about specific brands. I assumed that a KTM dealer would be using...
Forum: Thumpers 05-01-2012, 08:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,285
Posted By T Stretch
Wouldn't the left side eventually heat up? What...

Wouldn't the left side eventually heat up? What is different/why do the Koso grips balance nicely?
Forum: Thumpers 05-01-2012, 07:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,285
Posted By T Stretch
Heated Grips

I need some advice. I had my dealer install heated grips on my 2011 Husaberg FE570 enduro. When I tested them out the left grip does not get any near as hot as the right grip. The dealer told me...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-25-2012, 07:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,906
Posted By T Stretch
Seat suggestion for GS

I second the Rick Mayer seat. This is my second one. He took an extremely uncomfortable motocross seat and turned it into a very comfortable cruising seat. My last bike was a 2011 1200 GS so I have a...
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2012, 10:29 AM
Replies: 1,009
Views: 164,465
Posted By T Stretch
Power demand

Does your battery hold up well?
Would changing the stator help?
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2012, 04:13 PM
Replies: 5,505
Views: 753,733
Posted By T Stretch
Try out the Rick Mayer seat

I just filled up the tank and took the FE570 out for a ride around the back roads of Amador county to test the new Rick Mayer seat. The low fuel light went on at 81 miles and I pulled into the gas...
Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2012, 07:03 PM
Replies: 5,505
Views: 753,733
Posted By T Stretch
Rick Mayer Seat for FE570

I did a Rick Meyer Cycle drive in appointment to have a seat made for my bike. It was raining cats and dogs so I left the bike at home and brought the seat with me. They did a fantastic job. This...
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2012, 01:08 PM
Replies: 5,505
Views: 753,733
Posted By T Stretch
Rick Mayer Seat

I am leaving tomorrow morning for a drive in appointment for a new Rick Mayer Seat for my 2011 FE570. He did one in 2010 for my Husqvarna TE630 and I loved it. Rick custom fits the seat just for you....
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2012, 03:51 PM
Replies: 5,505
Views: 753,733
Posted By T Stretch
I just saw the 60 Minutes report on the European...

I just saw the 60 Minutes report on the European recession last night. Does anyone know how it has been effecting the profits of KTM/Husaberg? Alot of rumblings about KTM doing away with the 70...
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2012, 02:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,906
Posted By T Stretch
Thanks for the response, The dealer put it on...

Thanks for the response, The dealer put it on the machine and the fuel pumped checked out ok. I discussed your reponse regarding some 2011 having the old fuel pump. Sure enough, they checked, I...
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2012, 09:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,906
Posted By T Stretch
What fuel pump finally worked for you? Was it a...

What fuel pump finally worked for you? Was it a Husaberg fuel pump?
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2012, 06:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,906
Posted By T Stretch
2011 FE570 Stalled wouldn't restart hot

Well it happened again. I was out riding at a OHV park messing around and I accidentally stalled the bike. It would not restart and the FI light was not flashing. I tried several times every couple...
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2012, 08:49 PM
Replies: 5,505
Views: 753,733
Posted By T Stretch
Safari Tank

[QUOTE=PABiker;14610266]Safari sent me this pic yesterday of the Berg tank in blue:

http://i217.photobucket.com/albums/cc233/joedcco/Husaberg/SafariTankBlue.jpg

Will Safari come out with a...
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2012, 07:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,130
Posted By T Stretch
Saturdays ride was 200 miles split about 70/30...

Saturdays ride was 200 miles split about 70/30 road to dirt. I was carrying a CamelBak hydration with pack and carried an extra 1/2 gallon of gas, tools and lunch. I really don't like carrying gas....
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2012, 08:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,130
Posted By T Stretch
Gas Tank Options Husaberg FE570

I recently purchased a 2011 FE570 and looking for options to increase the mileage for some longer rides. I went on a ride this weekend with Sierra Neveda Adventures, <!-- m...
Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2012, 10:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,108
Posted By T Stretch
Setting up Husaberg FE570 for tall rider.

I am not too tall, 6-2 with a 34/35 inseam I am having an issue with my toes hanging lower than the brake pedal when I am sitting up in the seat. So far I have installed the Husaberg tall seat and...
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2012, 12:06 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 13,458
Posted By T Stretch
TE630 vs FE570

I use to own a Husqvarna TE630 and would ride it 50-70 up to the mountains and do single track riding. It was a great all around bike which would probably be pretty comparable to the KTM 690. It...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-18-2011, 08:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,505
Posted By T Stretch
Metzler Sahara 3 tires for 1200GS

I would love to see these tires available for the 1200GS. I don't understand why Metzler doesn't add the size for the 1200GS considering the market size. Metzler, if you are listening, make us some...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-18-2011, 07:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 647
Posted By T Stretch
Great video, that really helps. I kept trying to...

Great video, that really helps. I kept trying to pick it straight up and it didn't work. Finally, I tried it with my backside facing the bike and I somehow got it up.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-18-2011, 06:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 647
Posted By T Stretch
First Ride - RT Sacramento to Eureka, CA and back.

Well, I just purchased a 2011 R1200GS Adventure a couple of weeks ago and decided to take it out for an official maiden cruise from Sacramento to Eureka, CA roundtrip 671 miles this past Saturday. I...
Forum: Thumpers 08-26-2010, 09:38 PM
Replies: 4,125
Views: 671,165
Posted By T Stretch
TE630 - Fuel injection settings vs power up kit

I brought my bike in for the first oil change and to check the fuel injection settings at Motoxotica in Vacaville, CA. There have been alot of postings about poor performance on the new bikes out of...
Forum: Thumpers 08-20-2010, 08:22 PM
Replies: 4,125
Views: 671,165
Posted By T Stretch
First Ride 2011 Husqvarna TE 630

I drove from Sacramento east to Jackson and then up Hwy 88 to Bear River Lake Resort to test out the bike. The bike has plenty of low end torque and just cruised right up the mountain roads. The...
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