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Forum: Ride reports 07-18-2011, 11:46 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 14,304
Posted By fastcat
Greetings from the BearCat Lodge

Ashley,
You're the bomb! Greeeat ride report and fantastic pictures. Jason, you better hold on to that one she's a keeper. All the adventure guys are lusting after your riding partner. We enjoyed...
Forum: Vendors 07-03-2011, 08:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,123
Posted By fastcat
alligator mouth overloads canary asshole

Xboxer,

I suggest you read the personal note i sent you under private messages...........fastcat
Forum: Vendors 07-01-2011, 08:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,123
Posted By fastcat
Rustic Bunkhouse?

I'm really not sure Xboxer has ever been to the lodge if he describes it as a "rustic bunkhouse". I've heard it described as,
"stunning, beautiful, world class, elegant, spectacular, remarkable,...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-01-2011, 04:45 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 31,966
Posted By fastcat
O2Sensor Bypass

I've been trying to get to this post for the last couple of days, but on Wednesday afternoon I had an unfortunate experience with a BLM fire truck. I had to run into Burns and was going to take my...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-07-2011, 09:07 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 31,966
Posted By fastcat
16/45

The 990 adventure was always geared too high. Even changing out the counter shaft to the 16 tooth was not enough for my tastes. I oringinaly went for the 44 rear sprocket but later dropped to the 45....
Forum: Orange Crush 06-07-2011, 08:53 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 31,966
Posted By fastcat
Cool Tool by Race Tools

Last week I got a call from Gary Latimer at Race Tools. He said he was sending me a new tool he'd developed, called the Long John Wrench. The tool is used for axle nut removal and for removing the...
Forum: Ride reports 06-05-2011, 06:37 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 12,990
Posted By fastcat
Wind & Weather

Well it sounds like you finally found the good stuff! The weather improved here yesterday as well. Looks like summer has finally come to Eastern Oregon and the lodge. Great ride report guys, see ya...
Forum: Ride reports 06-03-2011, 10:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,565
Posted By fastcat
BCP order

Mike,
As you all know our patented Bobcat piss is always available for medicinal purposes only at the lodge. You my have as much as you need to make the pain go away. We make no claims as to it's...
Forum: Ride reports 06-01-2011, 11:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,565
Posted By fastcat
BearCat Lodge

The lodge is in Seneca between John Day and Burns on hiway 395 in the bear valley. Stop by anytime, coffee's always on or something stronger.....
Forum: Ride reports 05-30-2011, 01:03 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 12,990
Posted By fastcat
rekluse clutch

Donn, Had I known the weather here was going to be so shitty I would have loaned you the 990 for the trip. The recluse cluth and extra ground clearance would have come in handy. Good Report! fastcat...
Forum: Ride reports 05-29-2011, 06:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,565
Posted By fastcat
comon' summer

I had hoped to be posting this weekend but mother nature is not cooperating.
Seems this year we are going to have ten months of winter and two months of poor sleding.
Memorial day weekend has...
Forum: Ride reports 05-28-2011, 03:02 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 12,990
Posted By fastcat
greetings from the bearcat lodge

You guy's paid a price to get to the sunshine. I hope all is going well and your having a GREAT time. Just so you know the weather up here in the great white north has not improved since you left....
Forum: Orange Crush 05-26-2011, 10:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,082
Posted By fastcat
40,000 miles and not even a valve adjustment

I've owned em' ALL! And the 990 adventure is hands down the best bike ever made. My friend raises german shepard command dogs and I asked him why shepards. He said because they do everything second...
Forum: Ride reports 05-26-2011, 08:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,565
Posted By fastcat
Ride Eastern Oregon

Well, it's been a little bit hit and miss for riding this May, but we have managed to get in a few great days this month.

As we're all aware, this cold winter and wet spring have held on way too...
Forum: Vendors 05-26-2011, 08:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,123
Posted By fastcat
Overland Journal

The Overland Journal, with its editor Chris Collard, will be at the BearCat Lodge to do a feature article on us June 22 through June 26. For those of you who are unfamiliar with the Journal, it is...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-22-2011, 10:47 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 31,966
Posted By fastcat
an ass for every seat

I suggest you contact Mr Ed's custom seats in albany oregon. He does the best product out there. I am going to have him redo my corbin this fall. He can design and build a seat that will take your...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-19-2011, 12:20 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 31,966
Posted By fastcat
Thumb New stuff!

Hey guys, I just got off the phone with Crystal at Scuderia West in San Fran. They are also the KTM Twins guys. They have informed me that there are some new cool things out for the orange bikes this...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-08-2011, 01:02 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 31,966
Posted By fastcat
Photos of Finely Farkled 990 Adventure

Sorry it's taken so long for me to get back to this post, but by the time we got home the bikes were pretty ragged and it took awhile for the weather to clear so I could rinse off the road grime, mud...
Forum: Ride reports 04-26-2011, 04:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,474
Posted By fastcat
green chilies and posole'

We ate at the rialto, dicks, and several other hole in the wall joints. The food at the plaza was also first rate with the blue corn huevos rancheros at the top of the list. Very cool about your...
Forum: Ride reports 04-24-2011, 06:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,474
Posted By fastcat
Catfish!!!!!!

YA, just had to rub it in with the CATFISH........Have you no shame?.....jw :ddog
Forum: Ride reports 04-24-2011, 03:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,474
Posted By fastcat
KTM vs BMW

Sorry, Ron but the BS is getting a little thick. Bastard child indeed. My little girl would have nothing to do with a big german brut like that GSA. As a matter of fact that's why she kept runnin'...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-21-2011, 07:07 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 31,966
Posted By fastcat
Viva las vegas nm

I have a few more items to add to this post before it's done and I promise the pictures of the compleated bike as soon as I wash it up from or New Mexico ride. In the mean time entertain yourselves...
Forum: Ride reports 04-21-2011, 03:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,474
Posted By fastcat
Viva Las Vegas New Mexico!

Greetings from the BearCat Lodge;

As some of you know, I was going to post a ride report last month about my recent trip to New Mexico with Ron Hilliard and Russ Dale. But things have been so...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-03-2011, 12:31 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 31,966
Posted By fastcat
Rider Protection

To the almost 11,000 of you who have been following this blog, my apologies for being tardy getting back to it. This next section is going to deal with the most important component on your...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-27-2011, 11:17 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 31,966
Posted By fastcat
Back from New Mexico

Got back Tuesday to crappy weather and that head cold going around, but now on the mend and will continue the post this week. Lots to share, but the ride was too short. Headed for the sack tonite...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-09-2011, 09:31 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 31,966
Posted By fastcat
crash bars

So, Let's beat this dead horse some more.......I know everybody hates to be wrong and you obviously are not going to let this go, so I called up my local dealer and had them look at the packaging on...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-09-2011, 02:42 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 31,966
Posted By fastcat
That's what I was talkin' about! :clap:ear:freaky

That's what I was talkin' about! :clap:ear:freaky
Forum: Orange Crush 03-09-2011, 02:38 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 31,966
Posted By fastcat
Legal Disclaimer

All the prep to this bike was performed at Ferd & Fanny Farkles Farkleworks in Frankenfarkle Austria. The modifications were done by the twins Simon & Gar Farkle with consultation by their midget...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-09-2011, 09:01 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 31,966
Posted By fastcat
Crash bars-95

That's why you can use the bars with the extra support beam. They don't fit on the 990 fuel injected models. I know, I tried and like you could see the benifit of the extra protection.
Forum: Orange Crush 03-08-2011, 09:35 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 31,966
Posted By fastcat
Routing of the fuel line

IMO Routing a rubber fuel line over the top of the chain is madness. I"ll stick with my copper tubing tucked neatly away under the foot peg.
Forum: Orange Crush 03-08-2011, 09:25 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 31,966
Posted By fastcat
990 or 950

what year is your bike?
Forum: Orange Crush 03-08-2011, 06:52 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 31,966
Posted By fastcat
mookmoo respose

regarding the fuel line I thought so as well, But when it arrived it was obvious that the rubber hoses they sent to hook up the tank were the first problem so I replaced the exposed section of hose...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-08-2011, 10:39 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 31,966
Posted By fastcat
Throttle Response & Modifications

One of the things that most 990 Adventure riders experience with their new ride is the glitchy throttle response. The 950 carbed model didn't have this problem. But fuel injection gives us so many...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-06-2011, 08:08 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 31,966
Posted By fastcat
Comfort & Convenience

Sorry all-it's taken me awhile to get back to this. So, I'll try to get as close as possible to finishing this thread before I leave on my trip to New Mexico next week.

One of the primary reasons...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-04-2011, 02:27 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 31,966
Posted By fastcat
I power coated the pannier racks and crash bars...

I power coated the pannier racks and crash bars after my encounter with bambi in august. Some seem to think keeping your ride in good trim means you don't ride it. I just prefer my gear to be well...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-04-2011, 02:20 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 31,966
Posted By fastcat
Havn't been run off just up to my ass in...

Havn't been run off just up to my ass in alligators this last week and will resume the post very soon. Thanks for the support........fastcat
Forum: Orange Crush 03-04-2011, 02:18 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 31,966
Posted By fastcat
I went to an installer of rhino hide pickup truck...

I went to an installer of rhino hide pickup truck bed liners. I'm sure there is a comparable product in New Zealand. But If you can't find one let me know and I'll try to help.
Forum: Orange Crush 03-04-2011, 02:15 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 31,966
Posted By fastcat
I did repaint the bike after the deer hit me,...

I did repaint the bike after the deer hit me, hold on for updated picks!
Forum: Orange Crush 03-04-2011, 02:10 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 31,966
Posted By fastcat
Posers

I bought my 07 990 adventure in early 08. I actually bought two from bart at KTM country. I loaded them in a snow storm and headed for baja with a buddy.
We rode the baja for a month and I took my...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-20-2011, 10:39 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 31,966
Posted By fastcat
hammerhead brake

No, It is a simple bolt on, no mods required!
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