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by swen990
Fri Jul 17, 2015 3:12 pm
Forum: KTM Meetups
Topic: Seattle Area SMT Ride, May 2012?
Replies: 43
Views: 13265

Re: Seattle Area SMT Ride, May 2012?

Congrats on your SMT and welcome to the site. I have about 28,000 miles on my lightly modified 2010 SMT. Just rode a short loop yesterday Arlington, Granite Falls, Monroe et al. Went to Astoria for lunch two weeks ago. I'm game for a ride and conversation! One small problem, I'm off to New Mexico ne...
by swen990
Sun Oct 05, 2014 9:22 pm
Forum: Accessories
Topic: LED Headlight
Replies: 20
Views: 8825

LED Headlight

Has anyone used a LED headlight bulb replacement? I'D like more light but not interested in adding riding lights.
by swen990
Sat Dec 21, 2013 10:51 pm
Forum: Your adventures..
Topic: The Continental Divide in May 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 2122

Re: The Continental Divide in May 2014

Hello from Taos New Mexico, a trip through New Mexico and Colorado what a treat, there are some wonderful roads all through the Rockies perfect for a SMT. I am from Seattle and am fortunate enough to have a place here in Taos. I have made the trip between the two places several times on my bike and ...
by swen990
Mon May 20, 2013 4:26 am
Forum: KTM Meetups
Topic: Seattle Area SMT Ride, May 2012?
Replies: 43
Views: 13265

Re: Seattle Area SMT Ride, May 2012?

June 9th works great for me, wedged right in between a wedding in Chicago and a graduation here in Seattle. The route was great, let's do it again!
by swen990
Fri May 17, 2013 5:41 am
Forum: KTM Meetups
Topic: Seattle Area SMT Ride, May 2012?
Replies: 43
Views: 13265

Re: Seattle Area SMT Ride, May 2012?

Wow a year ago, I'm up for another ride anytime!
by swen990
Mon Jun 18, 2012 4:56 pm
Forum: Orange, Silver, Black or ?
Topic: Hooligan In The Making...
Replies: 8
Views: 2035

Re: Hooligan In The Making...

Welcome there is quite a group of us in the greater Seattle Area!
by swen990
Tue May 29, 2012 5:09 am
Forum: KTM Meetups
Topic: Seattle Area SMT Ride, May 2012?
Replies: 43
Views: 13265

Re: Seattle Area SMT Ride, May 2012?

Ballard here, welcome!
by swen990
Mon May 28, 2012 5:51 pm
Forum: Teething problems
Topic: Anyone knows of an aftermarket fuel cap?
Replies: 38
Views: 10495

Re: Anyone knows of an aftermarket fuel cap?

Here's an American made alternative!

http://cjdesignsllc.com/KTM690Filler.html
by swen990
Wed May 23, 2012 11:04 pm
Forum: KTM Meetups
Topic: Seattle Area SMT Ride, May 2012?
Replies: 43
Views: 13265

Re: Seattle Area SMT Ride, May 2012?

Count me in!
by swen990
Sun May 06, 2012 10:37 pm
Forum: KTM Meetups
Topic: Seattle Area SMT Ride, May 2012?
Replies: 43
Views: 13265

Re: Seattle Area SMT Ride, May 2012?

10th for me!
by swen990
Sat May 05, 2012 2:35 pm
Forum: KTM Meetups
Topic: Seattle Area SMT Ride, May 2012?
Replies: 43
Views: 13265

Re: Seattle Area SMT Ride, May 2012?

Let me be the first to excuse myself from the ride, we will be in the middle of a week long visit to Taos New Mexico., damn! You all ride safe have a great time and someone please post some pictures.

I am here on June 10th.....
by swen990
Wed May 02, 2012 6:19 am
Forum: Technical discussions
Topic: oil pressure indicator
Replies: 4
Views: 1478

Re: oil pressure indicator

I'm the guy from the other flashing oil pressure light post. The dealer could not duplicate the problem,they did not find anything that might cause the light to flash intermittently. They documented the visit including the problem and everything they did to the bike in the event the problem reoccurs...
by swen990
Mon Apr 02, 2012 12:46 am
Forum: Seats
Topic: Anybody try a beaded seat?
Replies: 12
Views: 5610

Re: Anybody try a beaded seat?

My father has them on the front seats of his Buick, I'm just saying.....
by swen990
Fri Mar 30, 2012 5:31 pm
Forum: Orange, Silver, Black or ?
Topic: Bitter Sweet SMT
Replies: 18
Views: 3419

Re: Bitter Sweet SMT

I have ridden both bikes and prefer my SMT, you will too!

Welcome
by swen990
Fri Mar 30, 2012 5:28 pm
Forum: Technical discussions
Topic: KTM heated grips
Replies: 34
Views: 8925

Re: KTM heated grips

You do not have to remove any bodywork to get to the electrical connections at the steering head. On the right side of the head itself is a removable panel, the wiring harness is right inside. There is a switched power connection perfect for heated grips, (so they don't get left on and drain the bat...
by swen990
Thu Mar 29, 2012 12:32 am
Forum: KTM Meetups
Topic: Northern Ireland
Replies: 8
Views: 2159

Re: Northern Ireland

Looking at the map we would be able to ride everyone's suggestions. I will call McCallens right after the first of April been thinking of hiring a Duke 690 just for something completely different.
by swen990
Tue Mar 27, 2012 9:21 pm
Forum: KTM Meetups
Topic: Northern Ireland
Replies: 8
Views: 2159

Re: Northern Ireland

Thanks, I have already marked the roads on my map! We will be there September 18-21 riding during the week to avoid the grannies and the caravans, will look you up when we are there.

Thanks again
by swen990
Tue Mar 27, 2012 9:10 pm
Forum: Accessories
Topic: Cheap cruise control
Replies: 5
Views: 2173

Re: Cheap cruise control

The cheapest cruise control I have seen was the handle of a house paint can twisted around the throttle grip, it worked on the same principle. These are much nicer!
by swen990
Tue Mar 27, 2012 7:50 pm
Forum: KTM Meetups
Topic: Northern Ireland
Replies: 8
Views: 2159

Northern Ireland

So we are coming to Ireland in September my wife is attending a three day conference in Dublin and I plan on hiring a bike from Phillip McCallen. I figure to ride for three maybe four days in the North, any suggestions? I've been before using the train or bus and once in a rental car. I may be comin...
by swen990
Tue Mar 27, 2012 7:38 pm
Forum: Accessories
Topic: Cheap cruise control
Replies: 5
Views: 2173

Re: Cheap cruise control

http://www.2wheelride.com/throttle_pro.html

Guess these guys should have patent their idea! I used one last summer while riding on the interstate getting between all the twisty bits in Utah, Colorado and New Mexico, it was magic!