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Forum: Australia 12-02-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,160
Updated Info!

Thanks for the info so far, we don't plan to see the entire country by any means, we only have a week tops. I was just wondering which part of the country would be good for someone's first trip...
Forum: Australia 12-02-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,160
Vacation in Oz!?

Hello, we are considering visiting OZ next year if everything works out and am wondering where is the best area to go if we only have 5 or 6 days to stay? This is not a motorcycling trip, just sight...
Forum: Thumpers 11-21-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 4,343
Views: 734,911
Well?

How do you like it Grinder96, lots of low end power, huh!?:evil
Forum: Thumpers 10-31-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 4,343
Views: 734,911
I'm so glad you bought it, kept me from buying...

I'm so glad you bought it, kept me from buying another!!!!
Forum: Thumpers 10-30-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 4,343
Views: 734,911
Thanks

I ride 2-up in the rough stuff, like the low gear to get me out of situations and help on steep declines, more to keep my speed down and work the clutch less than anything else. I will order a 50...
Forum: Thumpers 10-30-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 4,343
Views: 734,911
Gearing Question

Hello, I recently acquired a 2011 TE630 and have a question about the chain and sprockets. The bike has 14/42 right now with a BRP rear guide. I want to gear it down very low, would like to run 14/48...
Forum: Thumpers 10-08-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 4,343
Views: 734,911
More Kickstand Info

Well, I didn't mean to open a can of Kickstand Whoop-ass! But it's good to see a few other fixes and ideas. My main problem with the kickstand is getting at it to lower it. I'm fighting to get it...
Forum: Thumpers 10-07-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 4,343
Views: 734,911
2011 te 630

Just spent a lot of time reading through this entire thread, WHEW!!!! I saw a local shop had a 2011 TE630 with 4200 miles, PU done and a few little extras, nothing extreme. After taking it for a...
Forum: Thumpers 08-14-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,099
I'll take one!

I'd take one of these and a Freeride 350 too! If they build it (and send it here) they will sell everyone they can make, we're starving to fill this gap in the US!
Forum: Thumpers 08-12-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 492
We Have a Winner!

:clapThanks GBAUTO! You got the movie right! There's not much useful information in the service manual for these little bikes, nothing like oil pressure or even the path of lubrication like many...
Forum: Thumpers 08-07-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 20,334
All About The Money

I agree with Trail Boss, it's all about the money, the Japanese bikes are already close in price to more premium bikes. That being said, there are still areas for improvement. I had a 2008 TE 610,...
Forum: Thumpers 08-06-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 492
Laugh Fixed!

170 Views and no replies!? "Thanks for ball your help"! If you know what movie that quote is from I'll tell what the problem was!
Forum: Thumpers 07-30-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,895
Straight KTM Rider!

Am I the only one that watched this and thought it really funny, or am just as sick as the OP!? Either way, I had a good laugh!
Forum: Thumpers 07-24-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 492
TTR125L Oil Pressure Odd Problem

I'm having an issue with a little 2001 Yamaha TTR125L and thought someone may have some insight for me as it's an odd issue. Got it 1 1/2 years ago in a
box, put it together and ran it a year...
Forum: Thumpers 07-20-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 531
AJP Motorcycles

Hello, I just recently stumbled across AJP Motorcycles and was wondering if anyone has any experience or knowledge of them? It looks like they plan on importing them from Portugal through Vermont,...
Forum: Thumpers 05-16-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 7,828
Views: 1,632,872
Passenger Pegs

There are a few good passenger peg options for the EXC 500, Globetrottin makes a cool rack combo with passenger pegs good for kids and Tec-Cycles makes a good set that piggybacks off the main pegs...
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 7,828
Views: 1,632,872
Horn Placement

I moved mine with the stock bracket to the screw hole in the intake, used the same screw that plugs the vacuum port when the canister is removed. Fits and looks great there, can email a pic if...
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 6,773
Technology

The 1980's was the dawn of liquid cooling, mono shocks and disc brakes, 1981 all the Big 4 started a form of their current mono set ups and disc brakes were just a year or two later. Even so, I know...
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 6,773
Being Cheap

I think the Big 4 are being cheap when it comes to making or improving new models. They have had many opportunities to make better bikes yet we continue to buy and live off 1980's technology. I know...
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 7,828
Views: 1,632,872
HDB Hand Guard Question

Hello, I have a 2014 EXC 500 and want to use HDB hand guards and mirrors but can't seem to get a few straight forward questions answered.

1) Can I use the threaded inserts in the stock KTM bars?...
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 5,571
Views: 692,438
Part 3?

Hi Dedave! Anxiously waiting for video 3! Thanks for all the work EVERYONE!
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 5,571
Views: 692,438
K&n

I would like to see a fix that can use the K&N filter, it's narrower and I've always liked them in the past. Is it possible that any adapters that accommodate the foam or stock filters will also hold...
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 5,571
Views: 692,438
Big Dog is right as usual! I test rode a new 690R...

Big Dog is right as usual! I test rode a new 690R Saturday and although the powertrain is awesome, the turning radius is horrendous even with the stops fully adjusted and I felt like I was fighting...
Forum: Thumpers 01-12-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 5,571
Views: 692,438
Hansi - I installed a cover on my rear brake...

Hansi - I installed a cover on my rear brake reservoir from a XR650L, cheap little Stainless guard costs like $8 and looks good, has the wrong bend on it but if you put it on before the bracket it...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-26-2013, 06:34 PM
Replies: 8,085
Views: 7,607,499
Try tilting your laptop, or should I say computer...

Try tilting your laptop, or should I say computer monitor!?:evil
Forum: Thumpers 12-18-2013, 02:57 PM
Replies: 5,571
Views: 692,438
Feeler Gauge

I too use feeler gauges to wipe dust and dirt from under the seals, have not had to on the Terra yet, but plan to install seal savers all USD forks I have seen without seal savers leak, I have never...
Forum: Thumpers 12-06-2013, 02:30 PM
Replies: 5,571
Views: 692,438
Someone might want to tell Charlie removing the...

Someone might want to tell Charlie removing the IAT requires no tools, just press the clip and pull it out, otherwise he might remove the 2 torx screws and holder which is quite more of a PITA, ask...
Forum: Thumpers 12-04-2013, 03:59 PM
Replies: 5,571
Views: 692,438
Air Filter Update

Just wanted to give everyone a "Heads Up" to possibly check their air filters. My 2014 Terra has 300 easy miles on it and I ordered a K&N air and oil filter. I decided to install the air filter...
Forum: Thumpers 10-25-2013, 01:08 PM
Replies: 5,571
Views: 692,438
Me Too!

I also ordered one, GREAT GUY! Thanks!
Forum: Thumpers 10-21-2013, 06:17 PM
Replies: 3,571
Views: 734,869
Another couple

Spoofer/Tuner of your choice and canister removal if they have them down under, possible gearing change. Enjoy!
Forum: Thumpers 10-18-2013, 02:58 PM
Replies: 5,571
Views: 692,438
Pictures

Wolftrax, I'm having trouble posting pictures but I do have some, check your PM for more info. I used 1/4" x 1/8" flat steel and think it looks very good, was $3 for a 36" stick from ACE Hardware and...
Forum: Thumpers 10-17-2013, 06:27 PM
Replies: 5,571
Views: 692,438
Catching up on few things!

Been getting caught up in this thread, wanted to add a few bits of information and gain some while I'm at it!

1) Case Saver: 6 spokes to match the magneto/generator cover. I would like to know...
Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2013, 06:30 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 10,400
RoddyJ, bike prices are relative to your...

RoddyJ, bike prices are relative to your location, the best deals are always furthest away! But seriously, here we can't ride all year round so most of us locals don't want to get big bucks tied up...
Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2013, 12:10 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 10,400
I have ridden many carbbed bikes at numerous...

I have ridden many carbbed bikes at numerous elevations. Street going enduros are fairly lean to begin with, if jetting is left stock most will run decent into the 8,000' range, begin to run rich at...
Forum: Thumpers 05-13-2013, 02:05 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 10,400
Thanks Montesa_vr for all the time and work you...

Thanks Montesa_vr for all the time and work you put into the gear ratio charting. I looked at it several times before I bought the XT250 and did comparisons with other bikes I have or had before...
Forum: Thumpers 05-13-2013, 08:57 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 10,400
Hello, I recently bought a brand new 2013 XT250...

Hello, I recently bought a brand new 2013 XT250 $4500 OTD to use as a trail bike 2-up and for my wife to ride solo occasionally. I'm only interested in EFI bikes as I ride at different elevations. I...
Forum: Thumpers 11-26-2012, 06:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,342
We may never know if you don't call KTM! I'm...

We may never know if you don't call KTM! I'm pretty sure I could make it over your Sprinter with one, front to back anyways! :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 11-26-2012, 03:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,342
Contact KTM!

I called KTM and told them I'd like a Freeride 350 in the USA, had to leave them a message as it was Black Friday and no one answered. To my surprise they called me back! We had a nice little chat...
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