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Old 01-20-2013, 04:47 PM   #15721
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What helmet is this? I've seen it a few times, how does it compare to the XD4 or Hornet?
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Old 01-20-2013, 05:06 PM   #15722
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Does your bike say anal explorer? Just need to know.



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Old 01-20-2013, 07:08 PM   #15723
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Maybe anal exploder?
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Old 01-20-2013, 10:56 PM   #15724
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What helmet is this? I've seen it a few times, how does it compare to the XD4 or Hornet?
I've not tried the XD4 or the Hornet, so can't make a comparison. This one's a Uvex Enduro. For the price, it's not bad, but the antifog coating on the visor is a dust magnet.
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Old 01-21-2013, 12:12 AM   #15725
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My Wi ktm

first road trip with the beast & new luggage

love this thing

thought I was done with farkles at this point

time for a real road trip,bike set-up to be ridden on my biggest adventure ever,solo of course, lots of planning, she was sooo clean here. 4300mi on her already here

two days of riding in rain in canada,thank god I packed my heated Gerbing liner,second day my aux power socket let the smoke out

overlooking Dawson city,YT, Can

Me demonstrating proper riding gear @ D2D 2012. Next to Chad Yoshitomi of course. pretty much a BMW rally,got lots compliments on the big Katoom

finally! took a solid week of riding to even get here*you like my new BMW coat?? cuz I did,& still do! shipped my sportbike jacket home & proceeded to instantly abuse the most expensive jacket I've ever bought, on this hwy

my only proof I made it all the effen way. it was close to midnight in this pic,no one was around

camping off the Dalton




prepping her for the journey home here in Fairbanks. Adventure Cycle works is awesome! went there at 10 o'clock in the eve. it was the first KTM he had seen with the CJ designs oil drain hose kit. he pointed out that my rear pads were metal to metal(approx 8000mi), no prob, he had a set!

i shoulda had the tire replaced but wanted to see how long these Heidienaus would last,got 7800 mi out of the rear! I ride fast & hard, plus the bike was loaded. thank god I bought a tire in Fairbanks & carried it with me. took me 2 hrs. this was a sunday eve somewhere in Montana.
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Old 01-21-2013, 08:49 AM   #15726
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The orange travel tool!

Some pics of the big one while some touring around the italian/french alps...

The 950/990 is the perfect choice for travling offroad and makes always a lot of fun






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Old 01-21-2013, 09:02 AM   #15727
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Is the fur all you did to adjust the seat? Or have you installed more for your comfort?
The pictures look great!
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Old 01-21-2013, 09:51 AM   #15728
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Is the fur all you did to adjust the seat? Or have you installed more for your comfort?
The pictures look great!
Thanks! my first time sharing photos on here! & I have a lot, considering doing RR on my Alaska trip. Yup, rode for three weeks with jus sheepskin on a stock R seat. I tried a couple of different seat pad set-ups, sheepskin was the best...but seemed to wear out considerably after a week in the saddle everyday. Wish I woulda bought a airhawk seat cushion, I refused to spend $650 on a seat, as that woulda almost covered all my fuel expense for that trip. I'm a cheap ass as you can tell by my $15 aux fuel tank set-up
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Old 01-21-2013, 10:03 AM   #15729
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Played most of the morning on dirty singletrack/atv trails, then hit the highway home.



I know, I know- get a skidplate.
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Old 01-21-2013, 10:12 AM   #15730
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Mighty fine posts here lately!
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Old 01-21-2013, 04:16 PM   #15731
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Played most of the morning on dirty singletrack/atv trails, then hit the highway home.



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Proper bad-ass KTM look on your face.
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Old 01-21-2013, 04:50 PM   #15732
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My new to me 2008 990R

Went and picked her up in Florida last week and rode 1479 miles back to CT.


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Old 01-21-2013, 05:00 PM   #15733
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Went and picked her up in Florida last week and rode 1479 miles back to CT.
Congrats! Sweet looking bike. Now update your signature
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Old 01-21-2013, 05:14 PM   #15734
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Congrats! Sweet looking bike. Now update your signature
Thanks, and done.
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Old 01-21-2013, 07:28 PM   #15735
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Thanks! my first time sharing photos on here! & I have a lot, considering doing RR on my Alaska trip.
You really should.
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