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Forum: Racing 10-29-2014, 01:01 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 27,510
Posted By kamanya
Trying to get more readability in bright...

Trying to get more readability in bright sunlight. I was wanting to try black font on white background.

Is there any reason for no black don't option?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-12-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 974
Posted By kamanya
Preload and compression up a bit. Drop forks to...

Preload and compression up a bit. Drop forks to raise the front a bit too if you are struggling. Tires, as said above, don't make a huge difference. Get your standing position comfortable - raise...
Forum: Racing 10-12-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 790
Posted By kamanya
Rallye Suspension Setup?

I am a curious noob. There's not much advice out there that I've found. MX, Enduro and DS'ing have their biases.

Is there a consensus? How do you prefer to run yours? What's the difference between...
Forum: Ride reports 10-11-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 33,933
Posted By kamanya
Lol. Translated, it means; "The Top" and is...

Lol. Translated, it means; "The Top" and is pronounced "dee top"

Great trip!
Forum: Racing 10-10-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 10,925
Posted By kamanya
I can safely say I will easily be the biggest in...

I can safely say I will easily be the biggest in terms of weight and volume. There are only 2 LC8's racing this one. My buddy will be on a 950SE.
...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-06-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 7,815
Posted By kamanya
I have no problem muscling it up fully loaded. My...

I have no problem muscling it up fully loaded. My haemorrhoids however are never keen... And on days of heavy diarrhoea, it's pot luck.

Click on video image for a few demo's.

...
Forum: Racing 09-25-2014, 11:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 494
Posted By kamanya
Rallye opportunity in South Africa 1 November

It's a long shot, but one of you may be crazy enough to try it.

This rallye - Amageza (http://amageza.com/2014/) (it means crazy in our language) Kicks off in a remote area in Northern South...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-16-2014, 01:57 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,830
Posted By kamanya
How can you be certain it was them? That...

How can you be certain it was them?

That sits very close to where boots go.
Forum: Racing 09-14-2014, 01:23 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 12,152
Posted By kamanya
Rossi looked just about as pleased as he's ever...

Rossi looked just about as pleased as he's ever been topping the warm-up charts this morning.

Pedrosa seems to be having major issues, he's a second off in warm-up?
Forum: Orange Crush 09-13-2014, 01:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,230
Posted By kamanya
I too was interested in this. I turned off the...

I too was interested in this. I turned off the right tank and ran the left tank dry.

From light on to running dry was just over 40km, so theoretically 80km's with both tanks from light on. I was...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-06-2014, 05:04 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 16,423
Posted By kamanya
Johan, It might be that the 990's readings on the...

Johan, It might be that the 990's readings on the header are not accurate due to the header being considerably cleaner than the 950's one. This affects the emissivity ratings...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-18-2014, 03:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 825
Posted By kamanya
I know for certain that the front spacers are...

I know for certain that the front spacers are different lengths, but same OD -

OEM
http://kamanya.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/12/01-950-Refresh/i-q8XffkJ/0/L/nearly%20done%20009-L.jpg...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-01-2014, 02:15 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 13,244
Posted By kamanya
A pretty funny and scientific investigation into...

A pretty funny and scientific investigation into the effects of drinking and riding....

Cliff notes; One or two drinks makes you faster and smoother, only because your normal sphincter actuation...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-28-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,104
Posted By kamanya
I've had a few of those and I've never got past...

I've had a few of those and I've never got past 5000km, there was zero knob height left! Not sure how you do it?

With your throttle discipline, try out a Desert. You'll like them.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-28-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 1,343
Views: 397,490
Posted By kamanya
If there is one thing that bothers me, it is the...

If there is one thing that bothers me, it is the heaviness of the pull on these FCR's. Do you have close-ups and a brief explanation to your mod that makes the pull easier?
Forum: Orange Crush 07-27-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,104
Posted By kamanya
I don't only ride offroad. It bothers me on tar. ...

I don't only ride offroad. It bothers me on tar.

For the Scorpions and some Knobs like the desert, it isn't needed. But a few E09's have really needed it.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-27-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,104
Posted By kamanya
Both of them once worn in are pretty good. I'd...

Both of them once worn in are pretty good. I'd give the Desert the one up here over the 09. Right out of the shop the 09 is a bit slick.

Pro's and cons of both;

09
Cons;

Needs a good run of...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-26-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 9,457
Posted By kamanya
Well, you get 5 gold stars for persistence!

Well, you get 5 gold stars for persistence!
Forum: Orange Crush 07-26-2014, 03:49 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,104
Posted By kamanya
I tend to be pretty hard on the tires, so don't...

I tend to be pretty hard on the tires, so don't get great milage out of any knobbed tires generally.

Once up to a jamboree, I was on gravel most of the way just tripping on my own and put it on...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-25-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,104
Posted By kamanya
I've used 3 of the new version Deserts. Not...

I've used 3 of the new version Deserts.

Not much difference to the original ones that I could tell. Felt the same, hooked up the same and lasted the same.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-21-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 46,128
Posted By kamanya
Left seems a bit shorter than the right?

Left seems a bit shorter than the right?
Forum: Ride reports 07-03-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 544
Views: 296,304
Posted By kamanya
Well, as I was minding my own business and idly...

Well, as I was minding my own business and idly surfing the innards of the super cavern called ADVrider, I fortuitously and with great enjoyment, came across this superbly told and masterly...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-03-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 16,423
Posted By kamanya
Stay with the Terraflex. Rather ride one...

Stay with the Terraflex.

Rather ride one tire bald than have two half used ones.

In the end, it feels far more satisfying to have really used up one to within an inch of its life than to have 2...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-25-2014, 12:00 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,825
Posted By kamanya
I burnt the rear cylinder on my 950. It was...

I burnt the rear cylinder on my 950. It was jetted too lean. I had it re-bored and re-nicasilled. The 1 over size piston had a "2" on it.

My guess is that the factory has sent you factory...
Forum: Vendors 06-23-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 12,865
Posted By kamanya
Oh FFS! When will it end?

Oh FFS! When will it end?
Forum: Orange Crush 06-19-2014, 03:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,793
Posted By kamanya
He took it apart to see if the piston was worn,...

He took it apart to see if the piston was worn, it is not necessary to do this if you want to do this mod.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-18-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,793
Posted By kamanya
Update with the shorter bolt. Simple,...

Update with the shorter bolt.

Simple, effective and functional!
Forum: Orange Crush 06-18-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,793
Posted By kamanya
Cam chain tensioner mod

One of our local inmates came up with this ingenious solution...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-10-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,367
Posted By kamanya
Routing the flow from the right tank to the left...

Routing the flow from the right tank to the left then through the filter, then pump and then carbs means that if you crash and crack your left tank, you are going to have to do some re-routing on the...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-04-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,825
Posted By kamanya
I'm sure you've checked, but to state the...

I'm sure you've checked, but to state the obvious... Is it not shimmed too tight?
Forum: Orange Crush 05-17-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,151
Posted By kamanya
12k miles give or take. Most of them either...

12k miles give or take. Most of them either riding hard, racing or training. Search my profile, I wrote up one thread about the swap and then another for the gears.
Forum: Orange Crush 05-16-2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,151
Posted By kamanya
I got my 990SD engine from them. It was plug...

I got my 990SD engine from them.

It was plug and play except for the timing wheel - the 950 one must go into the 990. The gearing through, was unbearable so I swapped the 950 Adv gears with the...
Forum: Racing 04-26-2014, 11:20 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 27,510
Posted By kamanya
This app is super accurate and has 4 different...

This app is super accurate and has 4 different modes of "sharing", ranging from realtime to stored. The difference apart from how often it updates the online tracker is the energy usage. On my Iphone...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-08-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 1,343
Views: 397,490
Posted By kamanya
Mission creep = Popping into the local for a...

Mission creep =

Popping into the local for a beer on a Tuesday because rush hour traffic is hectic and then leaving at 4am, trashed with a new girlfriend, tattoo, a puppy (the barman was selling)...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-07-2014, 01:17 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,133
Posted By kamanya
I gotta say, you are persistent! Well done for...

I gotta say, you are persistent! Well done for sticking with it.

Sticking choke cables/valve stopped a friends bike once in a rally. Boy was he pissed once he'd figured it out.

Just to help...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-31-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,834
Posted By kamanya
The K&N oversize that Cosentino supplies for the...

The K&N oversize that Cosentino supplies for the velocity stacks. No air box. I use filter skins too.
Forum: Orange Crush 03-30-2014, 11:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,834
Posted By kamanya
I have 39mm FCR's with the velocity stacks on a...

I have 39mm FCR's with the velocity stacks on a 990 Super duke engine in an adventure frame.

I still only get to just over 200kph, as I did with the old 950 engine with CV's.

I just get there...
Forum: Racing 03-25-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,345
Posted By kamanya
How many other guys were on 950's or 990's? ...

How many other guys were on 950's or 990's?

I saw a green 990 that had been pretty chopped.
Forum: Racing 03-25-2014, 04:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,345
Posted By kamanya
Here you go... ...

Here you go...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pgA9WY7MWNE
Forum: Racing 03-23-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 20,234
Posted By kamanya
Rossi leads!

Rossi leads!
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