ADVrider

Go Back   ADVrider > Search Forums
User Name
Password
Register Inmates Photos Site Rules Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Showing results 1 to 40 of 217
Search took 0.02 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: txbear55
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-15-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,639
Posted By txbear55
I'm running the same. Howls like a banshee...

I'm running the same. Howls like a banshee (seems worse with wear). No biggie with earplugs and works well street and dirt.




BTW...WTF is a banshee?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-23-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 892
Posted By txbear55
Same experience at 10K miles (stranded 500 miles...

Same experience at 10K miles (stranded 500 miles from home)...replace them both while there. I added Guglemonsters prefilters, too.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-12-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 937
Views: 125,621
Posted By txbear55
Any rumor as to color options, or just the...

Any rumor as to color options, or just the silver/gray?
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-04-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 937
Views: 125,621
Posted By txbear55
Ok, bring it on (Starbucks abuse)...I want one. ...

Ok, bring it on (Starbucks abuse)...I want one. Just turned 59 and determining that I don't want to crash so much as I go offroad. "Big bike friendly" sounds better and better in route...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-02-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 448
Posted By txbear55
Nice ride, James! Enjoyed camping next to you at...

Nice ride, James! Enjoyed camping next to you at RTB. I was the blue KTM...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-29-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,694
Posted By txbear55
Nicely done rally. It's definitely cool to be...

Nicely done rally. It's definitely cool to be able to socialize and ride with well knowns such as Jimmy Lewis, or to go on group rides with a factory rider leading the pack...often at a challenging...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-18-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 11,189
Views: 2,389,028
Posted By txbear55
Just installed the Guglemonster tank filters. ...

Just installed the Guglemonster tank filters. This should end the dreaded clogged filter syndrome caused by the OEM toy tank filter which tends to leave you stranded!
Forum: GS Boxers 10-17-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 9,669
Posted By txbear55
Hmmmmmm...methinks Sniperx is a spy. He has been...

Hmmmmmm...methinks Sniperx is a spy. He has been lurking around Orange Crush inquiring about KTMs with the dreaded "WET CLUTCH"! :huh
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-17-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,124
Posted By txbear55
Just that you may turn into a tire sliding, dirt...

Just that you may turn into a tire sliding, dirt throwing hooligan! Remember...."safety third!"! :lol3
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 10-17-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 883
Views: 55,012
Posted By txbear55
And what flavor would the Bosqueso be? Mild or...

And what flavor would the Bosqueso be? Mild or hot (and a butt-ripper)?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-16-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,021
Posted By txbear55
Nice bike! One less to tempt Sniperx... :clap

Nice bike! One less to tempt Sniperx... :clap
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 10-16-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 883
Views: 55,012
Posted By txbear55
Thanks! I'll watch the mail.

Thanks! I'll watch the mail.
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 10-15-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 883
Views: 55,012
Posted By txbear55
When are we supposed to receive GPS tracks,...

When are we supposed to receive GPS tracks, routes, etc? Not that it will keep me from getting lost...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-14-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 11,189
Views: 2,389,028
Posted By txbear55
How come I always get a flat with a screw in my...

How come I always get a flat with a screw in my tire? :lol3
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-13-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 11,189
Views: 2,389,028
Posted By txbear55
Dang! First glance I thought those were studs...

Dang! First glance I thought those were studs for ice! :eek1
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-13-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,401
Posted By txbear55
Thanks all! Sounds like may be ok with front...

Thanks all! Sounds like may be ok with front only for now, ride it, and see how she feels. Can always do rear later!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-12-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,401
Posted By txbear55
990 Adv suspension...with a twist

Ok, so we all know that the 990 Adv has too soft fork springs and will benefit greatly from a spring/re-valve job from Superplush, Konflict, etc. So, who has stopped at forks only and stayed with...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 10-08-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 883
Views: 55,012
Posted By txbear55
No problem (cough! cough!) :muutt

No problem (cough! cough!) :muutt
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 10-08-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 883
Views: 55,012
Posted By txbear55
Maybe I missed in prior posts, but how are routes...

Maybe I missed in prior posts, but how are routes being handled? GPS, paper maps, or dead reckoning? Looking forward to it! :freaky
Forum: Ride reports 10-05-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 9,849
Posted By txbear55
Awesome photos! My memories of 191 a few years...

Awesome photos! My memories of 191 a few years back involved contemplating throwing up in my helmet from motion sickness! The Dragon is a tollroad compared to 191, aka "The Devil's Hiway".
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-05-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 29,052
Posted By txbear55
Hopefully KTM will be more forthcoming than this...

Hopefully KTM will be more forthcoming than this year...rally site was not announced until March!
Forum: Ride reports 09-28-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 9,849
Posted By txbear55
Oh yeah! Bring it on! :clap

Oh yeah! Bring it on! :clap
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-27-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 29,052
Posted By txbear55
Waiting for dave6253 to post his rally...

Waiting for dave6253 to post his rally pics.......:lurk
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-27-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 5,750
Views: 1,773,894
Posted By txbear55
Great photos!

Great photos!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-27-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 481
Posted By txbear55
I'd guess fuel filter as primary suspect. Mine...

I'd guess fuel filter as primary suspect. Mine clogged up at 9000 miles. Similar symptoms...sporadic running, etc.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-17-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 29,052
Posted By txbear55
Rollin' at dark thirty in the morning. See you...

Rollin' at dark thirty in the morning. See you FF's there!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-16-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 11,189
Views: 2,389,028
Posted By txbear55
Seat cover?????

Seat cover?????
Forum: GS Boxers 09-16-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 7,916
Posted By txbear55
Depends on the brand of oil.....:hide :lol3

Depends on the brand of oil.....:hide :lol3
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-15-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,472
Posted By txbear55
Awesome looking rig!

Awesome looking rig!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-15-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 22,936
Posted By txbear55
Methinks I should have done the high fender...

Methinks I should have done the high fender conversion....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-15-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 29,052
Posted By txbear55
Yes, I was at Steamboat last year. Missed my...

Yes, I was at Steamboat last year. Missed my demo ride due to the rain (no big loss!) Got trapped in a rain/electrical storm on Sunday while on single track up north of Steamboat...got lost and...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-15-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 29,052
Posted By txbear55
There's "...a little rain" and then there's...

There's "...a little rain" and then there's "...hurricane remnant monsoon flash-flooding rains". All I can say is CRAP!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-11-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 29,052
Posted By txbear55
Good man! If it rains, find me...2011 990...

Good man! If it rains, find me...2011 990 Dakar...aka "Toof'!





Unless you like camping in the mud....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-10-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 29,052
Posted By txbear55
More aggressive tires are always nice, but I...

More aggressive tires are always nice, but I think the conti's will do OK.

Last year a guy rode a Multistrada (I think) with street tires and went everywhere we did ...rocks and mud, etc. It did...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-02-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 29,052
Posted By txbear55
DITTO! Well worth it!

DITTO! Well worth it!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-02-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 264
Views: 32,388
Posted By txbear55
Ex-Harley rider here...now doing the dual sport...

Ex-Harley rider here...now doing the dual sport thing on BMW GS, then KTM 990. I was the guy on my Harley with AGATT, full face helmet, etc. They (we) are not all pirates. They do well what they...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 08-01-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,322
Posted By txbear55
I don't have a 1190 (yet), but a 990 Adv. Prior...

I don't have a 1190 (yet), but a 990 Adv. Prior bike was a '04 1150 GSA.
In a way, you are coming off of a tractor and going to a Porsche. Massively more performance oriented, higher tech, and to...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-31-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,355
Posted By txbear55
DO NOT.....repeat DO NOT drink the Orange...

DO NOT.....repeat DO NOT drink the Orange Koolaid! It will make you do bad things! :lol3 Back to the KLR...:snore
Forum: Vendors 07-31-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,929
Posted By txbear55
guglemonster, PM sent.

guglemonster,

PM sent.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-30-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 29,052
Posted By txbear55
Just 7 weeks away! Get your s**t together and...

Just 7 weeks away! Get your s**t together and come on out! Got my new Mefo on order in case things get a little sloppy...slippery...or whatever! :freaky
Showing results 1 to 40 of 217

 
Forum Jump

Times are GMT -7.   It's 09:00 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ADVrider 2011-2014