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Old 05-13-2013, 04:21 PM   #23821
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I got an Enduro Engineering Seat, its taller than stock but comfy as hell.
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Old 05-13-2013, 08:54 PM   #23822
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Puke seat or not to seat

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Has anyone changed out their seat on the KTM....it's a bit rough. I can only ride it for a few hours comfortably and am paying for it the next day. My buddy has his changed and is GG or something, but I can ride it much longer. I have been busy this weekend, and next weekend will be in Chicago. I have the sprockets changed out and handguards on!!! I am getting itchy to ride.
I don't stand a lot when I ride or you could say I sit more than most on my dirt rides. I replaced the stock seat on my Husaberg (which is basically a KTM 300) with one I ordered through R & R Racing on 9-mile road.

The factory seat was pathetic--both thin and soft which meant I could have just taken it off and sat on the frame, or maybe just duct-taped a towel or sponge on it--it would have been just as effective . The replacement seat was about the same thickness as the stocker, but firmer foam--there was an even firmer option for those whose gross tonnage requires the maximum in support. So far I am happy with the replacement--I think it was $60 or so...
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Old 05-13-2013, 09:42 PM   #23823
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Don't forget Seat Concepts... I have one on my XRR and it's better than the Corbin on my DRZ.

I ordered mine from this place... 5% discount for ADVrider inmates and free shipping.
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Old 05-14-2013, 04:11 AM   #23824
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Give bicycles shorts with the gel insert a try.($50 for a quality pair ) 300 mile days on trail and I'm ready to repeat the next day without shorts Ranger candy and pain killer tabs mandatory ;)

Soon very soon....
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Old 05-14-2013, 06:44 AM   #23825
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Soon very soon....
Someone told me you were returning to the area. Looking forward to riding with you again.

Hell you may even have a story or two to tell.
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Old 05-14-2013, 07:10 AM   #23826
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any prospect on a ride next weekend? last chance I have until probably late August to ride...
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Old 05-14-2013, 07:50 AM   #23827
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Weekend Plans

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any prospect on a ride next weekend? last chance I have until probably late August to ride...
I am thinking of camping at Open Pond this weekend and exploring around there some more.

Those who joined us on the Spring Fling Ride know there is a LOT more out there to explore and its farther north so sand is less and less of a problem.

I will let you know as the week progresses.
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Old 05-14-2013, 09:09 AM   #23828
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Vic, where is Open Pond?
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Old 05-14-2013, 09:35 AM   #23829
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Just north of the Wing gas station. Near Blue Lake. Conecuh National Forest.
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Old 05-14-2013, 04:14 PM   #23830
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What ever happened to Froth? He ride anymore?
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Old 05-14-2013, 06:15 PM   #23831
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What ever happened to Froth? He ride anymore?
Good question. He rode with us a few months back but no word.
Froth if your out there man let us know!

Get Rucked Up back and we can have a reunion of old burners...
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Old 05-14-2013, 07:53 PM   #23832
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Laugh

Morris is taking us on a fantastic ride.
Wish yawwl were here!

More when I get back:



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Old 05-14-2013, 07:54 PM   #23833
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We are meeting at Tom Thumb at 1000L this Sunday for a BW ride. All are welcome! Crestview peeps lets get together and ride!
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Old 05-15-2013, 04:46 PM   #23834
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Wednesday Ride

Met R_bin for breakfast in Navarre and then we heading north into Blackwater and up to Open Pond area. Nice day but as I have been warning... it got hot.

Mornings are still fine but after 1PM is HOT!!!


Rest Stop At Open Pond area.


Hope you made it home ok ?
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Old 05-15-2013, 05:15 PM   #23835
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Damn, I'm fat.

Made it home... via mr riley's road.
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