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Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 19,749
Views: 2,283,078
Posted By BENJAMANIAC
Thanks Sprouty, I did not know the 690 guys had...

Thanks Sprouty, I did not know the 690 guys had their own hall of wisdom
Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 19,749
Views: 2,283,078
Posted By BENJAMANIAC
Inmates I am looking for advice

I just picked up a 2013 690 enduro R with 800 miles on it to replace my 950 adventure S. This thread is dauntingly long, I wish there was something a little easier to study like the Orange crush...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-10-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 1,319
Views: 251,221
Posted By BENJAMANIAC
Nice

Nice Littlewan, let that bike run

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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-18-2013, 06:08 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 20,202
Posted By BENJAMANIAC
mm

Hey Ken, I just got onto this thread an if this was answered anywhere else just tell me to go back and re-read it.

On your 277 kit for the adventures what adjustments do we gain? Ohlins is one...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-30-2012, 01:34 AM
Replies: 19,140
Views: 7,866,637
Posted By BENJAMANIAC
From my trip from Co, up the Dempster and through Alaska and back

http://katoom250.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/north-to-alaska/i-dMpQ8bg/0/L/IMGP2959-L.jpghttp://katoom250.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/north-to-alaska/i-SpLsJNL/0/L/IMGP2941-L.jpghttp://katoom250.smugmug.com/M...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-17-2012, 11:42 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,543
Posted By BENJAMANIAC
Happy is a serious understatement!:lol3 The...

Happy is a serious understatement!:lol3 The beamer is a fine bike too, but what would you expect asking such questions in a KTM forum where the blood flows orange
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-17-2012, 08:13 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,543
Posted By BENJAMANIAC
I have to disagree Steve! For real off road use...

I have to disagree Steve! For real off road use the 950 S is loads of fun, yes its heavy, but few things (bikes) get me as excited as my 950. There is just something special about pinning it on...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-14-2012, 01:28 PM
Replies: 494
Views: 168,189
Posted By BENJAMANIAC
I just figured it as the FUN route as there are...

I just figured it as the FUN route as there are lots of puddles to splash through :lol3, and thats a habit I never bothered to grow out of!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-14-2012, 08:04 AM
Replies: 494
Views: 168,189
Posted By BENJAMANIAC
Right now it has a 908 dunlop rear with 3000k on...

Right now it has a 908 dunlop rear with 3000k on it, nearly bald. and a mefo super explorer front with 1500k. I just got a set of kenda big blocks to try out though, will be putting them on fairly...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-13-2012, 05:40 PM
Replies: 494
Views: 168,189
Posted By BENJAMANIAC
Im more a menace to hikers on my DH bicycle going...

Im more a menace to hikers on my DH bicycle going down greens wide open than the KTM. Silent and moving faster :evil
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-13-2012, 05:38 PM
Replies: 494
Views: 168,189
Posted By BENJAMANIAC
Co Rd 45, it comes off of Co Rd 7 which is just a...

Co Rd 45, it comes off of Co Rd 7 which is just a few miles north of anglers junction in the canyon then runs to Howard CO, once there take a left on Sand Rd and that takes you about a half mile to...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-13-2012, 01:48 PM
Replies: 494
Views: 168,189
Posted By BENJAMANIAC
I still have not had the chance to take greens...

I still have not had the chance to take greens creek with it, as soon as the snow is melted I am going for it... Bring that 525, and a camera!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-13-2012, 07:37 AM
Replies: 494
Views: 168,189
Posted By BENJAMANIAC
Thanks Geek, Im a true Salida local born in this...

Thanks Geek, Im a true Salida local born in this fine valley. I have a younger brother who goes everywhere I do on his 950.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-12-2012, 11:45 PM
Replies: 3,719
Views: 732,725
Posted By BENJAMANIAC
Just finished this quick edit

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KTM 950 in the mud, rocks, and single track.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-12-2012, 11:44 PM
Replies: 494
Views: 168,189
Posted By BENJAMANIAC
Just put this edit together

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Mud, rocks, and single track
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-12-2012, 11:41 PM
Replies: 1,319
Views: 251,221
Posted By BENJAMANIAC
Just made this one up today

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Mud, rocks, and single track
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-12-2012, 09:42 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,543
Posted By BENJAMANIAC
KTM, its so much more fun offroad than the beamer!

KTM, its so much more fun offroad than the beamer!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-29-2012, 07:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 865
Posted By BENJAMANIAC
http://slavensracing.com/products/ktm/fork-seals-b...

http://slavensracing.com/products/ktm/fork-seals-by-skf-for-wp-ktm-husaberg

I will be trying these SKF seals out next time I do mine. I have heard good things about their longevity and SKF is one...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-29-2012, 07:37 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 15,415
Posted By BENJAMANIAC
I wonder if the folks in orange get on here to...

I wonder if the folks in orange get on here to get a good laugh at all the wild speculation flying around, if I worked for them I sure would.:rofl
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-28-2012, 08:06 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,964
Posted By BENJAMANIAC
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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-28-2012, 08:01 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,964
Posted By BENJAMANIAC
Its just outside Delta Colorado, very similar to...

Its just outside Delta Colorado, very similar to the book cliffs but a lot less riders on it. Its also about 60 miles farther east closer to my home.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-27-2012, 05:16 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,964
Posted By BENJAMANIAC
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Forum: Thumpers 01-27-2012, 05:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,204
Posted By BENJAMANIAC
I just revived a 520 that had sat for 2 years...

I just revived a 520 that had sat for 2 years also. Did you blow out the air passage ways with compressed air? Cleaning the jets did not work for mine either. I had to remove each jet then blow...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-26-2012, 08:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 605
Posted By BENJAMANIAC
Slavens racing has done some of my bikes and they...

Slavens racing has done some of my bikes and they have always come back riding better than I ever imagined possible.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-25-2012, 08:46 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,964
Posted By BENJAMANIAC
The very end is the skinniest of the skinny

The very end is the skinniest of the skinny
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-25-2012, 08:25 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,964
Posted By BENJAMANIAC
I volunteer to try it out on my 950 S once the...

I volunteer to try it out on my 950 S once the snow and muds gone, I will gopro it and report back. In the mean time here some little bike stuff. <object height="400" width="500">


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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-24-2012, 10:34 PM
Replies: 19,140
Views: 7,866,637
Posted By BENJAMANIAC
I have been there.. but sadly it was not on a 990...

I have been there.. but sadly it was not on a 990 :cry... I have become a little more savy on the good things in life though, next time I will do it right.
Forum: Ride reports 01-23-2012, 09:33 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 99,503
Posted By BENJAMANIAC
good stuff, im in:lurk

good stuff, im in:lurk
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-23-2012, 06:27 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 9,089
Posted By BENJAMANIAC
Seems Alaska is going to have an orange invasion!...

Seems Alaska is going to have an orange invasion! My brother and I are both headed up the Dalton this summer. We both run the neduro rally style tank with the 2 into one.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-22-2012, 06:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,565
Posted By BENJAMANIAC
I like to keep mine a nice varying shade of...

I like to keep mine a nice varying shade of brown, I usually have an exclusive look that way, and its easy to adjust when I get bored with that particular brown and want another variation. :evil
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-22-2012, 10:18 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,186
Posted By BENJAMANIAC
I usually have slavens fix me up with some...

I usually have slavens fix me up with some goodies in the springs and valving department. My interest in longer travel is split 50/50 between having it for the usual purposes of bigger bumps and...
Forum: Racing 01-22-2012, 10:11 AM
Replies: 5,265
Views: 721,747
Posted By BENJAMANIAC
Its pretty awesome seeing neds photo at dakar...

Its pretty awesome seeing neds photo at dakar every time I load Advrider!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-21-2012, 04:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,532
Posted By BENJAMANIAC
I have a ceebailys for the touring days, its the...

I have a ceebailys for the touring days, its the 17 inch model with naca duct. I am 6'2" and can do 70 mph with a ballcap on and not loose it. When it comes time for offroad fun though I put on a...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-21-2012, 04:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,186
Posted By BENJAMANIAC
Do you guys know if the rear shocks could be...

Do you guys know if the rear shocks could be directly swapped between a 990 and another longer model? Minus the preload adjustment thing. I am just wondering if some short inmate out there might...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-21-2012, 11:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,186
Posted By BENJAMANIAC
990 long travel 300mm?

I have an 04 950S and love the long travel, I ride it hard and I am not afraid to loft it 6 feet up off water bars, that being said I am looking into a 990 but they all seem to have less travel...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-20-2012, 09:47 PM
Replies: 19,140
Views: 7,866,637
Posted By BENJAMANIAC
I did the opposite, but the camera man only took...

I did the opposite, but the camera man only took the shot of it going down. Come out sometime and I will show you something cool with a 950
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-16-2012, 09:32 AM
Replies: 19,140
Views: 7,866,637
Posted By BENJAMANIAC
http://katoom250.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/KTM-950/i...

http://katoom250.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/KTM-950/i-SZ666Xk/0/L/Big-Bike001-L.jpg (http://katoom250.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/KTM-950/21053793_pzLHL7#%21i=1674153234&k=SZ666Xk&lb=1&s=A)

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Forum: Racing 01-02-2012, 08:03 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 39,530
Posted By BENJAMANIAC
email sent

email sent
Forum: Vendors 12-25-2011, 10:17 PM
Replies: 328
Views: 88,682
Posted By BENJAMANIAC
Santa treated me well.. Getting my badlands pro...

Santa treated me well.. Getting my badlands pro stuff this week with the neduro discount! Going to be ready to ride the world
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-22-2011, 05:15 PM
Replies: 3,719
Views: 732,725
Posted By BENJAMANIAC
No music, just the bikes, and steep hills

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