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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-15-2013, 06:52 AM
Replies: 3,382
Views: 655,551
Posted By onarock
The final version will be displayed at the Milan...

The final version will be displayed at the Milan motorcycle show in early November

http://www.moto-station.com/article15792-nouveautes-moto-suzuki-la-dl-1000-pour-2013-la-gsr-1-000-pour-2014-.html
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-04-2012, 02:38 PM
Replies: 358
Views: 94,320
Posted By onarock
Thank you for the good review What about the...

Thank you for the good review
What about the service intervals on the NTX ? Oil changes, valve check...
How easy is it to perform service if you are not a mechanic ?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-30-2012, 06:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 715
Posted By onarock
I mean this one ...

I mean this one
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=784473
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-30-2012, 06:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 715
Posted By onarock
There is this thread already : ...

There is this thread already :
ttp://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=784473
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-13-2012, 06:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,875
Posted By onarock
I'd be more than happy with the result you got,...

I'd be more than happy with the result you got, excellent job :clap
I did my own drawing and cutting on a 6 mm thick aluminium piece.
But I don't have your skills and tools, I did it with a hand...
Forum: Vendors 05-15-2011, 02:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,874
Posted By onarock
Shoei (and Arai) are not building helmets with...

Shoei (and Arai) are not building helmets with integrated sun visor and they will not.
When you crash wearing a helmet without sun visor your head will be hit one time. Wearing a helmet with an...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-19-2011, 07:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 435
Posted By onarock
Engine coolant change

I have a 2009 990 Adv, so it is the time to replace the antifreeze after 2 years.
I want to get some concentrated Motorex coolant (that I will mix with distilled water) but I am not able to find how...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 11-09-2010, 03:17 PM
Replies: 21,838
Views: 4,081,488
Posted By onarock
Prices anounced for France : Tiger 800 : 8990...

Prices anounced for France :
Tiger 800 : 8990 Euros
9590 Euros with switchable ABS

Tiger 800XC : 9990 Euros
10590 Euros with switchable ABS (300 Euros...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-27-2010, 03:17 PM
Replies: 19,251
Views: 7,961,725
Posted By onarock
This should be the 2011 990 Adventure Dakar,...

This should be the 2011 990 Adventure Dakar, similar to the "R" version but with ABS ?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-26-2010, 06:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,966
Posted By onarock
Thumb Yes

Yes
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-26-2010, 01:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,966
Posted By onarock
Do you have the stock (plastic) radiator...

Do you have the stock (plastic) radiator protection ?
If you do, remove it and drill holes in it or change it to the aluminum one which has a lot of holes.
It will help cooling down the engine.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-26-2010, 01:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,128
Posted By onarock
They are from Germany, on a 2 year trip : North...

They are from Germany, on a 2 year trip : North and then South America.
They were in Halifax, Nova Scotia in early May.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-19-2010, 06:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,928
Posted By onarock
Let's be patient ...

Let's be patient

http://hellforleathermagazine.com/2010/09/triumph-tiger-800-leakathon-continues/
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-02-2010, 11:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,230
Posted By onarock
I can't remember what he exactly told me but when...

I can't remember what he exactly told me but when he did it did make sense, there was something with the amount of air allowed in engine and another thing with the idle being unstable.
Now you are...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-01-2010, 06:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,230
Posted By onarock
I have a 2009 990 Adv, I talked to the KTM tech...

I have a 2009 990 Adv, I talked to the KTM tech about these mods.
He advised me not to make them as they will cause problems.
Mine runs perfect with 12000 km on it, why change anything ?
Forum: Ride reports 07-09-2010, 12:34 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 15,658
Posted By onarock
When I was there in 2007 the road north of Manic...

When I was there in 2007 the road north of Manic 5 was gravel for a few miles and then pavement for another few miles and then back to gravel until the Gagnon section
Forum: Vendors 06-12-2010, 05:40 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 36,701
Posted By onarock
PM sent

PM sent
Forum: Americas 06-07-2010, 05:56 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 29,062
Posted By onarock
Here is how it looked like a few days ago, this...

Here is how it looked like a few days ago, this buddy was riding phase 3 on a bicycle all the way from south America :clap

link :http://www.crazyguyonabike.com/doc/page/?o=RrzKj&page_id=150467&v=d
Forum: Americas 06-06-2010, 04:12 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 29,062
Posted By onarock
Any pictures of this section ??

Any pictures of this section ??
Forum: Americas 05-23-2010, 04:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,690
Posted By onarock
Be sure to check Newfoundland's dual sport forum...

Be sure to check Newfoundland's dual sport forum which has tons of information for planing your trip :

http://www.ridetherock.com/forums/index.php
Forum: Vendors 02-27-2010, 05:58 PM
Replies: 384
Views: 60,130
Posted By onarock
Jake I'm interested in getting the aux light...

Jake
I'm interested in getting the aux light bracket for my 990 Adv
PM sent
Thanks
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-20-2010, 02:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,888
Posted By onarock
First valve check for 2009 ktm is due at 15000 km

First valve check for 2009 ktm is due at 15000 km
Forum: Canada 02-04-2010, 04:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 983
Posted By onarock
Paul Mondor is back on the Trans Labrador...

Paul Mondor is back on the Trans Labrador highway, he and his friends should be the first riders on phase III of the road.

Check the "ICEMAN" forum :...
Forum: Vendors 11-06-2009, 06:54 PM
Replies: 386
Views: 38,075
Posted By onarock
You only ship to Canada, USA, UK Why not the...

You only ship to Canada, USA, UK
Why not the others ?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-25-2009, 05:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,381
Posted By onarock
I really don't know about the Gobis. Another...

I really don't know about the Gobis.
Another thing that I like about this rack is that it doesn't "dive" like the KTM ones so I adjusted the HT panniers parallel to the passenger seat.
I really...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-23-2009, 05:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,381
Posted By onarock
Here is a pic of the Happy Trail luggage rack...

Here is a pic of the Happy Trail luggage rack installed
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-17-2009, 06:24 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,365
Posted By onarock
Problem with the 09 ADV

I was riding in 2nd gear at around 3000 rpm tonight and engine stalled, I pulled to the side, tried to restart and it didn't, turned off ignition.
After, I turned ignition on and noticed that...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-19-2009, 03:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,381
Posted By onarock
I got the Happy Trail rack and 9" HT Teton alu...

I got the Happy Trail rack and 9" HT Teton alu panniers for a total of 600$+shipping.
The rack itself is 240$ : http://www.happy-trail.com/Products/KTM-950-Adventure-SU-rack__HTP5-4-1.aspx

The...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-16-2009, 03:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,458
Posted By onarock
16t sprocket is standard on the 2009 Adventure

16t sprocket is standard on the 2009 Adventure
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-11-2009, 06:38 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 20,973
Posted By onarock
You are right, the touratech mounts are built for...

You are right, the touratech mounts are built for the earlier models ('08 and before), I was in the same trouble to make it fit to the new dashboard.
KTM sells the right ones for the '09

'08 and...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-11-2009, 05:37 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,173
Posted By onarock
I DID MY FIRST OIL CHANGE ON MY NEW '09 ( AT 1000...

I DID MY FIRST OIL CHANGE ON MY NEW '09 ( AT 1000 KM) IT WAS THE SAME : I HAD THE METAL SHAVINGS AND THOSE BLUE CHUNKS + SOME RED CHUNKS ALSO.

NEXT OIL CHANGE : 7500 KM
BOUGHT THE BIKE TO RIDE,...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-07-2009, 02:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 680
Posted By onarock
I've read on another forum that some riders use...

I've read on another forum that some riders use 10W60 oil (instead of 10W50 recomended by KTM) and that solves the problem.

What do you think ??
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-16-2009, 09:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,535
Posted By onarock
Mosquito repellent :rofl

Mosquito repellent :rofl
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-11-2009, 05:34 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 32,332
Posted By onarock
Found on the net

Somebody already had a paint job :
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-07-2009, 06:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 696
Posted By onarock
When you say "delayed" you mean : "deleted" or...

When you say "delayed" you mean : "deleted" or "removed"

You are right they are not serious people, I didn't pick up the bike, they had it delivered to me so I asked them to include some oil...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-07-2009, 04:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 696
Posted By onarock
Eek Problem solved

The bike comes with 3 keys : 1 orange + 2 black
The orange one is only used for programing the 2 others (the black ones)
The spare key that I used was the orange one so I was in program mode !...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-06-2009, 06:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 696
Posted By onarock
What I forgot to mention is that when I put back...

What I forgot to mention is that when I put back the "original" key the "FI" is still blinking and the "lock"light remains on the dashboard.
I disconected the baterry for an hour and still same shit...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-06-2009, 04:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 696
Posted By onarock
Help needed with new 09 Adv

I have a bran new 09 990 Adv
Since the start I was always using the key I got when I picked up the bike
Today I used another Key and here is the trouble : red light with the lock symbol stays on...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-30-2009, 03:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,764
Posted By onarock
The cans are much cooler but does the engine also...

The cans are much cooler but does the engine also run cooler, I don't like to see the temp gauge rising so fast when you ride in slow traffic.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-04-2009, 03:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,647
Posted By onarock
I will get my 2009 in 10 days. What oil did...

I will get my 2009 in 10 days.
What oil did they use, my dealer told me they put 100% synthetic oil at 1st oil change (1000 km).
I don't know if it would be better to wait for 2nd oil change to...
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