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Forum: Thumpers Today, 12:14 PM
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Posted By rickypanecatyl
+ 1... I really liked the video but found myself...

+ 1... I really liked the video but found myself trying to figure out how to turn the music down and still be able to listen to the engine. [emoji1]

It almost sounded a bit like the 690 engine...
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2015, 04:23 AM
Replies: 12,335
Views: 2,719,727
Posted By rickypanecatyl
Craziest KLX ever and a market for it!

Nice looking bike Coastie!

So here's my thoughts on the best KLX ever AND who would pay the $15,000 or so to buy them.

Engine:
Once you have a big bore I really prefer the gear wider gear...
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2015, 03:42 AM
Replies: 12,335
Views: 2,719,727
Posted By rickypanecatyl
I've got Bill Blue's 33mm Mikuni pumper drilled...

I've got Bill Blue's 33mm Mikuni pumper drilled out to 34mm. And I do have about 80,000 miles/130,000 KM on it so good thought on the slider. With that carb I've just got one throttle line as...
Forum: Thumpers 05-02-2015, 12:58 PM
Replies: 12,335
Views: 2,719,727
Posted By rickypanecatyl
I'm having an issue recently when I let off the ...

I'm having an issue recently when I let off the throttle the engine continues to rev. It's really bad when I pull the clutch in to shift.
I was thinking my throttle tube was sticking by it seems...
Forum: Thumpers 05-01-2015, 01:06 AM
Replies: 22,426
Views: 2,757,493
Posted By rickypanecatyl
I don't know the answer but was just thinking...

I don't know the answer but was just thinking that's pretty nice of you!
If you find out I'd be curious to know....
Forum: Thumpers 04-28-2015, 12:33 PM
Replies: 22,426
Views: 2,757,493
Posted By rickypanecatyl
I absolutely agree... 99% of the time. But...

I absolutely agree... 99% of the time. But yesterday I parked my bike next to a 660 Yamaha tenere all decked somewhere in Thailand. I know my bike is significantly lighter and more powerful but...
Forum: Equipment 04-25-2015, 12:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,356
Posted By rickypanecatyl
I don't Bob but have wondered about that jacket...

I don't Bob but have wondered about that jacket as well. Just noticed you're from Jakarta so we have the same hot, humid weather!

One of the (obvious) things I've realized after getting the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2015, 12:34 AM
Replies: 12,335
Views: 2,719,727
Posted By rickypanecatyl
No problem mate... I'll go see if I can find it...

No problem mate... I'll go see if I can find it for you! :)

Anyone know off hand if our stock countershaft sprocket is a 14 or 13 tooth? I've got a 14 on now and it sometimes catches on the case...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 04-24-2015, 02:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 882
Posted By rickypanecatyl
Eek I did end up getting the Oregon 650 and wanted to...

I did end up getting the Oregon 650 and wanted to post a quick review.

Its bad enough that I thought I should give a warning.

First off my useage:

In a RAM mount on the bike.
Holding in my...
Forum: Equipment 04-24-2015, 12:51 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 20,571
Posted By rickypanecatyl
I have the Denali D2's and unfortunately had to...

I have the Denali D2's and unfortunately had to pay $500 US for them over here. I'd consider them a "mid price light" and in retrospect wouldn't buy them again.

My thoughts after seeing lots of...
Forum: Equipment 04-24-2015, 12:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,356
Posted By rickypanecatyl
I personally think the motorport airmesh kevlar...

I personally think the motorport airmesh kevlar is the worst gear for the money. It almost doesn't breathe at all in high humidity conditions but that may be different for dryer heat.
It's...
Forum: Equipment 04-24-2015, 12:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,371
Posted By rickypanecatyl
Any ideas for super high humidity areas? The...

Any ideas for super high humidity areas?

The weather is always the same around here all year long - 88-99F daytime temps with 80 - 95% humidity.

I once had this 12 volt auto cooler/heater box I...
Forum: Equipment 04-24-2015, 12:05 AM
Replies: 1,733
Views: 922,357
Posted By rickypanecatyl
Renazco seat

I think James Renazco already has a pretty good reputation here of making some of the most comfortable seats with the cons of 1. being expensive and 2. usually having to wait a while for your order...
Forum: The Garage 04-23-2015, 11:34 PM
Replies: 1,831
Views: 379,044
Posted By rickypanecatyl
For anyone curious in the lights inspiring my...

For anyone curious in the lights inspiring my idea I'm thinking of the battery carrier from this light:

http://www.eagletac.com/html/mx25l4c/index.html

And the head from this light:
...
Forum: The Garage 04-23-2015, 11:27 PM
Replies: 1,831
Views: 379,044
Posted By rickypanecatyl
I work for an NGO doing relief work in extreme...

I work for an NGO doing relief work in extreme disaster/war areas and am constantly traveling to very remote places - often on my bike (which has a winch by the way!)
I need my equipment to be as...
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2015, 08:11 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 19,130
Posted By rickypanecatyl
The KDX though really was a high water mark for...

The KDX though really was a high water mark for simple, reliable, quality non competition dirt bike! That's an old bike and there's time I find myself wondering how far we've come from there? Sure...
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2015, 03:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 580
Posted By rickypanecatyl
Thanks Adam! I was wondering about that.......

Thanks Adam! I was wondering about that.... :evil

I think it's fair to say it's not in the same category. I just watched a youtube test between it and another bike with a radar gun on flat...
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2015, 03:31 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 19,130
Posted By rickypanecatyl
By the way, good explanation on the suspension...

By the way, good explanation on the suspension Mark! When someone says "x" bike has horrible or amazing suspension its helpful to know where they are coming from, comparing it to, and how they use...
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2015, 03:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 580
Posted By rickypanecatyl
I grew up in Washington state about 20 miles...

I grew up in Washington state about 20 miles north of Seattle. I've since lived in 14 different countries and don't go back home that often.

As a kid when it rained and I wanted to shoot target...
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2015, 03:16 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 19,130
Posted By rickypanecatyl
I'm thinking you probably meant to say YZ250? ...

I'm thinking you probably meant to say YZ250? Your 272lbs figure is probably a lot more accurate than what I said earlier.
I apologize, I didn't even weigh mine when I spit the number out for my...
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2015, 01:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 580
Posted By rickypanecatyl
Electric Bike vs. Electric Motorcycle

Once I open the door to considering an electric motorcycle it makes me wonder about Electric bicycles. The stealth bomber claims speeds of 50mph (or 20 mph for the special USA version :lol3). It...
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2015, 01:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 580
Posted By rickypanecatyl
KTM Freeride E vs. Zero FX vs. Stealth Bomber

I just got back from Indonesia where I rode a bunch of miles in the jungle on a "Bajaj" motorcycle with an uber quiet exhaust. I saw a lot of animal life (including an orangutan) I don't normally...
Forum: The Garage 01-28-2015, 01:59 AM
Replies: 1,831
Views: 379,044
Posted By rickypanecatyl
By the way in non Chinese it does say: TM10 ...

By the way in non Chinese it does say:

TM10
16,800 mAH

It is 4cm thick by 8cm by 16cm - a little thicker but narrower than a old VCR tape.

Just guessing - that 16,800 mAH can't be x 12...
Forum: The Garage 01-28-2015, 01:54 AM
Replies: 1,831
Views: 379,044
Posted By rickypanecatyl
Great thread guys! Just stumbled on it from a...

Great thread guys! Just stumbled on it from a link from candlepower forums.

I just got something that looks exactly like this:
...
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2014, 01:32 AM
Replies: 1,649
Views: 346,755
Posted By rickypanecatyl
Wow!! That is good!! 70+ mpg :eek1

Wow!! That is good!! 70+ mpg :eek1
Forum: Thumpers 12-14-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 1,649
Views: 346,755
Posted By rickypanecatyl
Wow JMo! The guardian of mediocrity speaks out...

Wow JMo! The guardian of mediocrity speaks out giving a voice to "...and besides... 60mph is just as fun as 70 anyways!" :rofl
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 12-03-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 711
Posted By rickypanecatyl
I believe it is 4.4.4.0 that I just installed.

I believe it is 4.4.4.0 that I just installed.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 12-03-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 711
Posted By rickypanecatyl
Newest Basecamp can't view maps from GPS?

After many annoying prompts I just downloaded the latest Basecamp version on my PC laptop. Now when I plug my Garmin Oregon 650 into the PC I can't see the local Indonesian maps that are loaded on...
Forum: Thumpers 10-20-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 303
Views: 50,893
Posted By rickypanecatyl
Even with massive exaggeration I wouldn't be...

Even with massive exaggeration I wouldn't be surprised if DEVGRU's "Q" allowance for "fun toys" is 100X the average soldier.

...and of course thinking what one could buy/make for 100X the cost...
Forum: Thumpers 10-20-2014, 02:20 AM
Replies: 303
Views: 50,893
Posted By rickypanecatyl
Actually I think I may have just found a sizeable...

Actually I think I may have just found a sizeable market for my "miniscule niche!"

I was at a JSOC (Joint Special Operations Command) training event last month. I'm not military but have some SF...
Forum: Thumpers 10-20-2014, 01:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,001
Posted By rickypanecatyl
I was just reading thru several of your indexed...

I was just reading thru several of your indexed sites - great information there!
Unfortunately if I ship it from Australia I need to pay 270% import tax! :eek1
Forum: Thumpers 10-20-2014, 01:25 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 44,939
Posted By rickypanecatyl
They wont work properly - its pretty complex to...

They wont work properly - its pretty complex to get the intensity in the right places down the beams path.
LED's are brighter & impressive BUT that doesn't necessarily mean the rider can SEE better...
Forum: Thumpers 10-20-2014, 12:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,001
Posted By rickypanecatyl
el capitan that's a great deal on the front end -...

el capitan that's a great deal on the front end - net price a $195? Wow!
Was it pretty straightforward putting the Husaberg triple clamp on the Suzuki?
Forum: Thumpers 10-19-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,001
Posted By rickypanecatyl
Pimping a DR650 - How awesome can you go?

I'm curious what kind of suspension upgrades, engine upgrades can be done to the DR650 if you were really going all out? I'd really like to see an improvement in off road performance without hurting...
Forum: Thumpers 10-16-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 1,649
Views: 346,755
Posted By rickypanecatyl
Does a modular chassis make it significantly...

Does a modular chassis make it significantly easier to do engine swaps/accommodate a wider variety of shapes and sizes?
Forum: Thumpers 10-14-2014, 04:52 AM
Replies: 1,649
Views: 346,755
Posted By rickypanecatyl
I appreciate your response Jenny! The hilighted...

I appreciate your response Jenny! The hilighted section of your response is perhaps where I stand alone... or close to it! Though I wouldn't be willing to pay 8,000 GBP for this bike with a narrow...
Forum: Thumpers 10-14-2014, 03:41 AM
Replies: 1,649
Views: 346,755
Posted By rickypanecatyl
My point was the BMW 450 engine is a "hard...

My point was the BMW 450 engine is a "hard enduro" engine just like the EXC.
I don't think the BMW's engine was anymore reliable than the EXC.

IF all CCM did to make the BMW engine more reliable...
Forum: Thumpers 10-14-2014, 03:32 AM
Replies: 1,649
Views: 346,755
Posted By rickypanecatyl
How about we listen to the people who've ridden...

How about we listen to the people who've ridden the bike and say the 5 speed gearbox is too narrow and the bikes major downfall?

All do respect Jenny we were communicating with Austin a year and a...
Forum: Thumpers 10-10-2014, 03:32 AM
Replies: 1,649
Views: 346,755
Posted By rickypanecatyl
Interesting video.... It seems like Austin has...

Interesting video.... It seems like Austin has decided to NOT make their own W-I-D-E 6 speed transmission that he seemed open to tackling earlier if there was enough interest.

His comments on...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 10-10-2014, 01:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 882
Posted By rickypanecatyl
I liked this first video... of course for all I...

I liked this first video... of course for all I know it was put out by Garmin and there were several Oregons used in the shooting of it. (Every see how many James Bond CR250R's were lined up for the...
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