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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) Yesterday, 09:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 819
Posted By Mr Head
PUI that time o f the morning? Even in French. ...

PUI that time o f the morning?
Even in French.
I just use my smart phone function as a web connected tool and go to KTM crap dot com. But, I'm old and set in my ways.

Sent from my wood fired...
Forum: Racing Yesterday, 11:29 AM
Replies: 738
Views: 64,230
Posted By Mr Head
Some playing with numbers since we have time to...

Some playing with numbers since we have time to play,
http://mr-head.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Motorcycle-Stuff/i-c76MhC5/0/XL/MGP_2014-XL.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 02-26-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 43,765
Posted By Mr Head
Nice beach Seb! :lol3

Nice beach Seb! :lol3
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-26-2015, 01:39 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,459
Posted By Mr Head
Stock X-Challenge has a tiny tank crap forks and...

Stock X-Challenge has a tiny tank crap forks and shock. That would be a factor in price. The bike in the photo above has KTM forks I believe. That is Walter Colebach's X-Challenge based bike with...
Forum: Ride reports 02-26-2015, 10:32 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 13,296
Posted By Mr Head
Excellent. HDR make the images seem almost gothic...

Excellent. HDR make the images seem almost gothic novel-ish and sometimes like painting. Good cation fun too.
Enjoying it all.
We were backpacking above Telluride about 35 years ago when the clouds...
Forum: Racing 02-26-2015, 09:43 AM
Replies: 738
Views: 64,230
Posted By Mr Head
MM is definitely the favorite to repeat his...

MM is definitely the favorite to repeat his repeat.
But, Rossi has been known to be there when nobody thought he could. Way too often. Only the Ducati and their massive lack of getting him a tool...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-25-2015, 08:52 PM
Replies: 32,250
Views: 3,116,512
Posted By Mr Head
I'm going to ride and camp somewhere with street...

I'm going to ride and camp somewhere with street tires on easy Cadillac dirt the weekend of March 14-15. The Saturday leaving not early, and looking to ride some dry lakebed, and play around for a...
Forum: Ride reports 02-25-2015, 04:05 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 43,765
Posted By Mr Head
I know why I'm here in this cube. But in a couple...

I know why I'm here in this cube. But in a couple of weeks I'll drag myself off into the desert for a day and camp out.
I liked the analysis of the bike choice and gear Seb. Very cool to take the...
Forum: Racing 02-25-2015, 03:48 PM
Replies: 738
Views: 64,230
Posted By Mr Head
Good to see the testing work. Wonder what...

Good to see the testing work.
Wonder what we'll get to see of the Michelin testing tomorrow?

I'm looking forward to that first race.
When Cal is loose, happy and clowning around with the guys...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-25-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 19,326
Views: 8,048,064
Posted By Mr Head
Nice! :clap

Nice! :clap
Forum: Ride reports 02-25-2015, 02:09 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 13,296
Posted By Mr Head
Back when I lived there, I seem to recall the...

Back when I lived there, I seem to recall the data showing that late July thru August was pretty good for dry. Though it will nearly always storm on you in the afternoon. Mostly light and quick.
I...
Forum: Ride reports 02-25-2015, 08:47 AM
Replies: 380
Views: 84,188
Posted By Mr Head
Great stuff! I have to get out of this cube....

Great stuff!
I have to get out of this cube. :lol3
Forum: Ride reports 02-24-2015, 12:12 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 13,296
Posted By Mr Head
I'm liking this a lot. I keep dreaming of...

I'm liking this a lot.
I keep dreaming of getting back to riding in Colorado.
This helps and doesn't. :huh :lol3
Forum: Ride reports 02-24-2015, 09:26 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 43,765
Posted By Mr Head
Great to see another update. And another border...

Great to see another update. And another border crossing.
You may need larger boxes for all the flags. :clap
Forum: Racing 02-23-2015, 10:54 PM
Replies: 738
Views: 64,230
Posted By Mr Head
I could offer some actual engineering...

I could offer some actual engineering consultation. For a fee of course. :evil
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-23-2015, 10:51 PM
Replies: 32,250
Views: 3,116,512
Posted By Mr Head
My brother and I spent my 60th at a cottage at...

My brother and I spent my 60th at a cottage at Crystal Cove, and his cycling across fucking Iowa. He has no sense.
If I had to pick between Chino and a ride in the desert, the desert would win....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-23-2015, 04:06 PM
Replies: 859
Views: 74,055
Posted By Mr Head
:lol3 Those steep parts sneak up on you. Funny...

:lol3
Those steep parts sneak up on you. Funny how it is the same spot every night on every motorcycle I've owned for the last 18 years. :evil
Wife and kids caught me one night as they were coming...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-23-2015, 03:50 PM
Replies: 32,250
Views: 3,116,512
Posted By Mr Head
I'm back home, I have to look through the garage...

I'm back home, I have to look through the garage and find the leathers.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-23-2015, 03:42 PM
Replies: 859
Views: 74,055
Posted By Mr Head
The hill suddenly gets really steep. :evil

The hill suddenly gets really steep. :evil
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-23-2015, 01:05 PM
Replies: 859
Views: 74,055
Posted By Mr Head
I've lived in southern California for the last...

I've lived in southern California for the last almost 18 years. In that time I have not owned a car for my exclusive use. That left me to commute by motorcycle. In nearing 18 years of lane sharing...
Forum: Racing 02-23-2015, 10:00 AM
Replies: 738
Views: 64,230
Posted By Mr Head
I saw something of Marc having braking issues....

I saw something of Marc having braking issues. Maybe testing stuff?
Late afternoon wet and an early end to the fun thanks to the weather turning more wet than simply the usual humid.
Forum: Racing 02-23-2015, 09:42 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,961
Posted By Mr Head
I watch with a subscription from SBK.com. About...

I watch with a subscription from SBK.com. About $80 US or so. No commercials, or YouTube banners.
SBK post highlight reels on YouTube as well.
SBK Channel (https://www.youtube.com/user/SBK)
I'm...
Forum: Racing 02-22-2015, 03:51 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,961
Posted By Mr Head
Good racing. It was misting rain this morning and...

Good racing. It was misting rain this morning and I was tired and bored. So, I dialed up the WSBK subscription. Wife said I should because I like it. :clap
Call me Mr. Lucky. :freaky

I even...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-22-2015, 03:02 PM
Replies: 19,326
Views: 8,048,064
Posted By Mr Head
800 miles over a couple of days, ...

800 miles over a couple of days,
http://mr-head.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2015-Motorcycles/2015-Stuff/i-23GTxC2/0/L/image-L.jpg

Slab ride across the desert and back had a price.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-18-2015, 10:52 PM
Replies: 32,250
Views: 3,116,512
Posted By Mr Head
i have a couple pairs of old BMW leathers. Size...

i have a couple pairs of old BMW leathers. Size 48 euro.
Blue and grey are the smallest pair. I.e. The first set I grew out of.
Probably needs a tattoo and some cigars though.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-18-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 2,281
Views: 165,982
Posted By Mr Head
Fastest car in the world! :lol3

Fastest car in the world! :lol3
Forum: Ride reports 02-18-2015, 01:43 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 43,765
Posted By Mr Head
Very cool. That is certainly a lot of water to...

Very cool. That is certainly a lot of water to fill the lake like that. Wow!
That tire story reminds me of a tire, wheel and axle I saw come out of an old 50's pick-up on PCH once. :eek1

Your...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-17-2015, 10:02 AM
Replies: 879
Views: 158,523
Posted By Mr Head
I'm headed to Arizona this weekend, but its a...

I'm headed to Arizona this weekend, but its a slab ride. No riding once I'm there. :cry
I have to find some way to wear out these damned Scorpions and make room for knobbies. :D
Forum: Ride reports 02-16-2015, 04:40 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 14,595
Posted By Mr Head
Fantastic report! :clap Great humor and style...

Fantastic report! :clap
Great humor and style too.
Forum: Racing 02-15-2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 738
Views: 64,230
Posted By Mr Head
Sorry, jest. Though sadly the green company's...

Sorry, jest.
Though sadly the green company's last adventure in MotoGP was not all that much fun to watch.
Forum: Racing 02-15-2015, 07:38 PM
Replies: 738
Views: 64,230
Posted By Mr Head
It has a topbox for delivering pizza? Cool. ...

It has a topbox for delivering pizza?
Cool.
The pit scooter would beat that ZX10 to paste. :lol3
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-14-2015, 05:34 PM
Replies: 11,632
Views: 2,507,597
Posted By Mr Head
And now it's 2-Wheel drive? :poser Sorry,...

And now it's 2-Wheel drive? :poser

Sorry, had to be done.:D
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-14-2015, 05:33 PM
Replies: 11,632
Views: 2,507,597
Posted By Mr Head
Now, you tell me. :norton Nothing works on...

Now, you tell me. :norton

Nothing works on my test screen. :huh
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-14-2015, 01:01 PM
Replies: 11,632
Views: 2,507,597
Posted By Mr Head
I gave mine a bit of a wash, I'll get to the...

I gave mine a bit of a wash, I'll get to the polish later. :lol3

Then cleared the errors in the ECU from last time I had it apart. I'll do the 15 minute idle here when it cools down a bit outside....
Forum: Thumpers 02-12-2015, 10:00 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 27,591
Posted By Mr Head
I had a set of PIAA 85110 115db 400Hz and 500Hz...

I had a set of PIAA 85110 115db 400Hz and 500Hz sports horns from Amazon on my GS. I figure to get a pair for the 990.
Loud, and about the size of the Fiamme....
Forum: Racing 02-11-2015, 03:53 PM
Replies: 738
Views: 64,230
Posted By Mr Head
I had both last two years. I stopped the WSBK...

I had both last two years. I stopped the WSBK this year.
I don't have time for both and found I was missing WSBK racing because I didn't have the time.
WSBK has some stuff on YouTube, summaries...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-11-2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,641
Posted By Mr Head
I put the second fan on as well as the lower...

I put the second fan on as well as the lower temperature switch. I commute and here it gets hot. I also run Engine Ice.
More better.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-11-2015, 10:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,343
Posted By Mr Head
Even more happy I don't have ABS now. Bummer...

Even more happy I don't have ABS now.
Bummer for the ABS deal though.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-11-2015, 08:30 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,343
Posted By Mr Head
I've had Braking rotors on three motorcycles. I...

I've had Braking rotors on three motorcycles. I like them best of all the rotors I've tried over the years.
Those three motorcycles all ran for more than 100,000 miles. One ran to nearly 200,000...
Forum: Racing 02-10-2015, 03:58 PM
Replies: 738
Views: 64,230
Posted By Mr Head
I'm with you. What we have in MotoGP is best...

I'm with you.
What we have in MotoGP is best confined to purpose built race tracks. We don't need to go back to the bad old days.
There is a romance to racing on real roads, but it remains a...
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