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Forum: Racing 09-19-2008, 06:00 PM
Replies: 688
Views: 30,980
Posted By 98rxcmi
Clueless

I would love to make it down this year.. But I'm clueless about everthing
I have skills but no idea how to even get across the border. Once you land in San Diego can a guy get a ride? Can you even...
Forum: Racing 09-14-2008, 07:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 788
Posted By 98rxcmi
Question baja 1000 volunteer pit crew member

I would love to go to the Baja 1000 this year.
It would be the most fun for me if I could be on a pit crew
(would prefer a 4 wheel team...sorry just more likely to have
more work to do)

Any...
Forum: Thumpers 11-02-2007, 04:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 725
Posted By 98rxcmi
USD please

sorry...I live in the States (midwest)
Forum: Thumpers 11-01-2007, 04:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 725
Posted By 98rxcmi
value of 03 KTM 640

I searched the flea market post but I can't find anything

Anybody have an idea of what a bone stock 03 640 adv with 6-7k is worth?
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-01-2007, 02:26 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,854
Posted By 98rxcmi
liability

I sure hope to hell we are talking comp and collision here.. I would hope that if you can insure a non-steet legal dirt bike for liabilty that you would get a least that with a dual sport bike
Forum: Equipment 04-26-2007, 05:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,985
Posted By 98rxcmi
not on the exhaust side of the saddle basg

I put them in the saddle bag that isn't over the muffler. Works well and If you buy the 2 of large ones there a about a 1/2 gallon I have had no problems. The next time I go I will get some 105...
Forum: Equipment 04-09-2007, 05:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 794
Posted By 98rxcmi
too hot

Waterproof and brackets are the least of your worries. I have an 03 640 Adv and the Wolfman bags. I have had them fully loaded with camping gear and they are waterproof. (I ran into several stroms...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-08-2007, 06:04 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,780
Posted By 98rxcmi
Sunday is best

I don't know how MI roads compare to IN but here they are eithe ther clay based and will take speed of 80 MPH+ or they are a sandbox.
Speed often helps....50MPH is usally the sweet spot for me.
...
Forum: The Garage 03-20-2007, 01:27 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,035
Posted By 98rxcmi
might be worth the money to pay a pro

Try to take it to a bicycle shop. They might be able to help for less.

I think that you will find they lace a lot more wheels than a motorcycle repair shop. I know that the life span of a...
Forum: The Garage 03-06-2007, 01:15 PM
Replies: 4,088
Views: 530,699
Posted By 98rxcmi
stick with TIG "add on"

I'm not sure but didn't they make a "Kit" that would convert your stick lincon welder to a TIG ??? or was that a factory made combo unit/

If I had to choose MIG vs TIG/Stick unit the TIG/Stick...
Forum: The Garage 03-06-2007, 01:09 PM
Replies: 4,088
Views: 530,699
Posted By 98rxcmi
solder

Are you sure that it is a true "weld" not a solder that looks like Aluminum
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2007, 04:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,255
Posted By 98rxcmi
play that funky music

Seriously though do you have a laptop or a PDA with a mic
Post so we all can hear it.

They make a lot of noise mine scared the hell out of me when I first got it
Forum: Equipment 02-25-2007, 02:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,485
Posted By 98rxcmi
broken collar bones

collar bones a common to mtn biking too NOT because of the helmet though. Most people land on a shoulder or with an arm extened to
catch the fall. The leverage cause by the arm and soulder bones...
Forum: Equipment 02-20-2007, 05:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,069
Posted By 98rxcmi
Called HJC

I called the importer and told them they were fools for not bringing it to the US.....Call them too couldn't hurt

BTW anyone get the new improved simpson helmet...I hear rumors that they were...
Forum: Equipment 02-16-2007, 05:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,714
Posted By 98rxcmi
The sun

I don't know how you can ride without a visor in sunrise or sunset conditions. Oh, that's right those guys are hungover or at the bar
You don't really ride a HD ..silly me
Forum: Australia 02-14-2007, 04:27 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,709
Posted By 98rxcmi
gander mtn

I have used several types of the Thermorest brand and have been unhappy to say the least. A hammok is out I have to have a flat firm bed or I will have shoulder pain for sure. I'm very happy with a...
Forum: Racing 01-15-2007, 02:10 PM
Replies: 1,327
Views: 79,863
Posted By 98rxcmi
Robby is up to 8th

:cry I wish the TV coverage was better

I hate the fact that they can't get through a race with ou someone getting killed...

RIP Elmer....
Forum: Racing 01-15-2007, 02:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,736
Posted By 98rxcmi
Stupid crappy fuel

He is up to 8th now.. Maybe I should have hung it up...naw I think he would rather I keep it on the bike.
Forum: Racing 11-18-2006, 05:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,736
Posted By 98rxcmi
He won the baja 1000

I could get the weatherman feed to work for the whole race...That really sucked
Forum: Canada 09-11-2006, 04:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 469
Posted By 98rxcmi
holy cow the wind is cold

The ride was cool or should I say cold...man I froze next time I will go in Aug and bring a heated vest. I think next time I'll tailer my bike to Tobermory ans ride around the island and enjoy the...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-07-2006, 12:33 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 15,289
Posted By 98rxcmi
Big Mac

I'll be around the bridge Sat morning and Sunday (north side) afternoon.
If you want to meet for lunch let me know.

I'm riding up to Superior Prov Park and back to Port Huron by way of the ferry...
Forum: Canada 09-05-2006, 10:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 469
Posted By 98rxcmi
This Weekend

I'm going to take the early boat Sunday from the island to Tobermory
Forum: Canada 08-28-2006, 04:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 506
Posted By 98rxcmi
Deer rut

Hey by the way.. how soon the deer start acting all goofey due to the "rut"
I don't need Bambie's Dad jumping out in front of me for the whole damn ride due to the fact that his ball sack is so...
Forum: Canada 08-28-2006, 03:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 506
Posted By 98rxcmi
North Shore of Superior

I'm planning on a similar trip a week or 2 before. I don't know that I will make it to T-bay but I would like to know if there is a place to camp about half way around Superior.
Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2006, 06:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,206
Posted By 98rxcmi
to make matter worse

There are 2 ways test octane "research"' and "motor". The KTM I have states 95 "research" which is generaly higher "motor". method. The US pumps must meet the standard of an avg of the two. See...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-11-2006, 11:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 495
Posted By 98rxcmi
GLDS President

Hey Its about time you joined Adv Rider

Let us know what's up with the DNR in Michigan
kinda seems like we got on their bad side

Derek
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-06-2006, 07:22 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,228
Posted By 98rxcmi
98 rxc

Shawn, glad to see my old ride is getting put to good use. When you think about the fact that the old girl only had just over 100 miles put on her for the first 4-5 years. Looks like you got that...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-21-2006, 09:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 486
Posted By 98rxcmi
Big problems with DNR

I would check the CCC web site before making any plans there have been some developments with DNR..none of it good.. most has to do with camping.

There are hundres of miles of "fire roads" that a...
Forum: Vendors 07-20-2006, 03:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,350
Posted By 98rxcmi
Why?

Why polish...do you go faster...easier to clean the mud off?
We don't want to take a perfectly good KTM and turn it into a
Harley do ya?:rofl
Forum: Equipment 07-19-2006, 03:19 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 14,458
Posted By 98rxcmi
Friction,Seams,Sweat

In nut shell do your best to reduce all three That is why I think the bicycle style underwear works the best.
Forum: Regional forums 07-16-2006, 04:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 922
Posted By 98rxcmi
bring a tent

Oxygen tent that is...The only thing I would say is that you need to be in great shape. Obey the climber's rules Climb high...sleep low. Ride all day in the mountains and sleep in the valley. If...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-14-2006, 06:54 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,223
Posted By 98rxcmi
noise

No..I'm sure that the noise on the tarmac would be unreal
I went with the Maxxis M6006. Bike bandit had it in a 140 wide
so I was happy to keep the same width as stock. I'll get back to
you on...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-13-2006, 05:53 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,223
Posted By 98rxcmi
not going to make it?

That Terror-flex should work great in the sand....
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-12-2006, 04:42 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,223
Posted By 98rxcmi
Beer

I'm Sorry you can't import beer from Wisconsin to Michigan....
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-11-2006, 05:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,797
Posted By 98rxcmi
I was thinking about a similar ride

I live in lower Michigan and I was thinking about taking the other ferry... The one from Canada’s Bruce Peninsula to South Baymout, Then around Superior to Thunder Bay,
You could return through...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-10-2006, 02:31 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,223
Posted By 98rxcmi
Weather

Looks like sunny with highs in the low 90s...bring your "Camel" pack.
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-08-2006, 07:11 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,223
Posted By 98rxcmi
Friday night

I may ride gravel roads to a camping spot very close to the Big "O". I'll keep an eye out for you guys.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-07-2006, 05:32 AM
Replies: 500
Views: 69,396
Posted By 98rxcmi
Tank outlasts my A$$

Stock KTM 03 640 AdV

Mixed use city road/hwy/gravel
avg 43 mpg 7.4 gal tank = 322 miles per tank
I can ride all day and not worry about fuel:clap

Hurts the wallet when I do fill it @ $...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-07-2006, 05:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,477
Posted By 98rxcmi
Better grade of Plexi

I'm fairly certain that there is a newer grade of plexiglass that is more impact resistant. I wouldn't use normal plexiglass on a motorcycle. A small stone at 60mph would smash right through...and...
Forum: Thumpers 07-05-2006, 10:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 436
Posted By 98rxcmi
640 adv crash bar

I was watching "Long Way Around" 4th of July morning and I noticed that those guys dumped their bike like 1000 times. The Beemer's have those big bash bars that protect the cylinder heads. What I...
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