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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-24-2015, 05:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 812
Posted By Rikimoto
You would still need the ABS sensor at the rear...

You would still need the ABS sensor at the rear so the system thinks it is all functional and present.
Forum: Canada 06-19-2015, 10:00 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 430,393
Posted By Rikimoto
Teknic Violator Jacket - size 42

I have for sale a Teknic Violator jacket in size US42/EU52

Great jacket, I just don't ride sporty bikes anymore so it sits in the closet.

The white isn't as white as it used to be, and the...
Forum: Photos 06-12-2015, 12:41 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,870
Posted By Rikimoto
Day I brought it home: ...

Day I brought it home:
http://i677.photobucket.com/albums/vv137/rikimoto/ktmstock.jpg

After some crashes, mods, races and more crashes:
http://i677.photobucket.com/albums/vv137/rikimoto/After.jpg
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-20-2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,428
Posted By Rikimoto
Not a regret, but a sad fact that I have come to...

Not a regret, but a sad fact that I have come to accept since owning my 990 is that if something happens to my bike and there are no LC8s on the used market, there is nothing I can replace it with.
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-12-2015, 01:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,405
Posted By Rikimoto
Don't know about local to Portland, but I shipped...

Don't know about local to Portland, but I shipped my forks and shock from BC to Konflict in Washington and it was the best money I have spent on my bike that wasn't the bike itself or fuel. Alex...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-01-2015, 05:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 477
Posted By Rikimoto
First three things that pop to mind are: 1....

First three things that pop to mind are:

1. Maybe the fuel line from the fuel pump is pinched or the quick disconnect is not fully clicked in.

2. Not exactly the same behavior I've seen from...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-20-2015, 05:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 966
Posted By Rikimoto
I weigh ~190lbs when kitted up for a day's...

I weigh ~190lbs when kitted up for a day's aggressive riding (all gear, pack with tools and extra tube, etc) and I had my front and rear suspension reworked by Konflict.

Along with custom valving,...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-17-2015, 04:54 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 16,809
Posted By Rikimoto
15 minute split between wave 1 and wave 2 starts?...

15 minute split between wave 1 and wave 2 starts?

Wild ass guess
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-17-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 16,809
Posted By Rikimoto
Sorry, not Bryan! I was in adventure class, and...

Sorry, not Bryan! I was in adventure class, and certainly running around like a fool :rofl
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-17-2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 16,809
Posted By Rikimoto
Congrats! I'm happy with my top 10 (out of...

Congrats!

I'm happy with my top 10 (out of 11 in class) finish!

Any word on total entries?
Forum: Canada 04-16-2015, 05:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 985
Posted By Rikimoto
Second thumbs up for MX1 Canada and the Mitas...

Second thumbs up for MX1 Canada and the Mitas tires. I ran an E-09 Dakar all last season including racing the Desert 100, a few weekend slab trips, and lots of various dual sporting.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-15-2015, 09:12 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,493
Posted By Rikimoto
6'0" bare foot, my 990 has 245mm suspension. Both...

6'0" bare foot, my 990 has 245mm suspension. Both feet down my heels are just off the ground. Standard seat.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-15-2015, 09:00 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 16,809
Posted By Rikimoto
Thanks to the Stumpjumpers, the landowner, the...

Thanks to the Stumpjumpers, the landowner, the sponsors and everyone else that helps put this event together.

I love having the opportunity to race my adventure beast and pretend I'm a super hero...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-13-2015, 05:44 PM
Replies: 372
Views: 35,730
Posted By Rikimoto
Hey Forest it was nice to meet you too! Saw in...

Hey Forest it was nice to meet you too! Saw in the other thread you flatted it out - gotta go back next year :)

I wish that was me! I finished in 3.5 hrs but I had a blast, got my T-shirt and...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-31-2015, 01:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,958
Posted By Rikimoto
#1 is my Konflict worked suspension. Everything...

#1 is my Konflict worked suspension. Everything else I have bolted on is simply the protect bits like levers or the motor, or carry stuff. But the suspension actually makes the already awesome bike...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-26-2015, 10:52 AM
Replies: 372
Views: 35,730
Posted By Rikimoto
My tenacity has just received a boost. Gotta get...

My tenacity has just received a boost. Gotta get a finisher sticker for the big beasty.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-24-2015, 08:18 AM
Replies: 372
Views: 35,730
Posted By Rikimoto
Thanks for the clarification! Totally...

Thanks for the clarification!

Totally understood on the scoring part. Besides, finishing one lap on double the bike is basically the same thing right? :rofl
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-23-2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 372
Views: 35,730
Posted By Rikimoto
The Adventure class is only 1 lap - though I'm...

The Adventure class is only 1 lap - though I'm sure if you were back at the pits in a reasonable time you'd be allowed to do a second. As for modding suspension, custom setups for your weight and...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-23-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,459
Posted By Rikimoto
Reading Comprehension fail I'll go wallow...

Reading Comprehension fail

I'll go wallow in shame now.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-23-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,459
Posted By Rikimoto
Suspension

The 2009 R has 265mm of suspension travel. the 2011 R has 245mm of suspension travel. (According to HOW, assuming stock setups)

This equates to (again, according to HOW) about 1cm of seat height...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-10-2015, 09:28 PM
Replies: 372
Views: 35,730
Posted By Rikimoto
I admit last year kicked my ass, but lots of...

I admit last year kicked my ass, but lots of practice and some choice suspension work is making me confident for this year.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-10-2015, 02:35 PM
Replies: 372
Views: 35,730
Posted By Rikimoto
Last year I used a Mitas E-09 Dakar on the rear...

Last year I used a Mitas E-09 Dakar on the rear and a TKC80 on the front of my 2007 990 Adventure. Both were brand new, rear was great, front was alright.

This year I'm running a Dunlop 908 rear...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-09-2015, 08:51 PM
Replies: 1,368
Views: 268,116
Posted By Rikimoto
Lol in his defense we'd never ridden here before...

Lol in his defense we'd never ridden here before (though I think it's my new favourite localish spot) and I didn't do much better when I ended up leading.

I'll try and attack the trails with a bit...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-09-2015, 04:11 PM
Replies: 1,368
Views: 268,116
Posted By Rikimoto
990 Adventure and 250 XC <iframe...

990 Adventure and 250 XC

<iframe src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/BGe97BcdfvY" allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" width="560"></iframe>
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-09-2015, 02:54 PM
Replies: 12,197
Views: 2,734,665
Posted By Rikimoto
Good Weekend

Installed D908 rear and MT21 front on Saturday.

Chased a 250 smoker on Sunday:

<iframe src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/BGe97BcdfvY" allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315"...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-09-2015, 12:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,201
Posted By Rikimoto
I have the throttle cam, 45t rear sprocket, and...

I have the throttle cam, 45t rear sprocket, and have had Konflict work their magic on my suspension on my 2007 990. Agree with everything everyone else has said. I find anything I'm comfortable in...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-25-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,441
Posted By Rikimoto
Interesting to see your prioritization. So is...

Interesting to see your prioritization. So is your bike for you now "complete" or are there other things you can see yourself doing that will drive up the cost?

I've made a similar list for...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-20-2015, 01:28 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 16,809
Posted By Rikimoto
Heading down with the 990 to race Adventure class...

Heading down with the 990 to race Adventure class again. Lots of practice and some new suspension, hopefully I can finish this year! :huh
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2015, 10:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 457
Posted By Rikimoto
I don't think this is the case. We've been to the...

I don't think this is the case. We've been to the same area with no issue before, and the behaviour was also noticed on a flat part at the highest point as well as on a downhill.



Good point...
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 457
Posted By Rikimoto
Starting point is approximately 300ft. and...

Starting point is approximately 300ft. and looking at the map we maybe climbed up to 1200-1300ft.

We've also had the bike up in an area that was between 1600-1800ft. last year with no issues,...
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2015, 12:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 457
Posted By Rikimoto
Strange power loss in top 3 gears

Have a problem I am stumped on (I wish that was something new).

My girlfriend's bike is a 2013 CRF150F, nice and simple little bike she has been learning to ride on. Bought it brand new last...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-26-2015, 11:29 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 349
Posted By Rikimoto
Electrical Gremlin - I wasn't swimming, just wading!

And I return to the wisdom of the OC

Saturday was out for a little romp in the woods, following around some noobs and all was well for a nice relaxed ride. Upon completing a loop a returning to...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-18-2015, 08:52 PM
Replies: 12,197
Views: 2,734,665
Posted By Rikimoto
Thanks for the tip! I'll check on it after each...

Thanks for the tip! I'll check on it after each ride the next few rides, and if I see anything suspect I'll pick up a stocker (or take the plunge for the Rottweiler setup).
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-18-2015, 06:35 PM
Replies: 12,197
Views: 2,734,665
Posted By Rikimoto
Completed winter mods and maintenance and did a...

Completed winter mods and maintenance and did a shakedown:

http://i677.photobucket.com/albums/vv137/rikimoto/IMAG0081.jpg

Winter work done:
- Konflict Suspension custom valving and stretched...
Forum: Equipment 01-02-2015, 08:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,092
Posted By Rikimoto
Don't own the neck brace yet, but as it won't...

Don't own the neck brace yet, but as it won't work with my needs replacing anyway pressure suit, I fell into the rabbit hole of options.

Good call on going to mx1 - that'll be a good use of a...
Forum: Equipment 01-01-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,092
Posted By Rikimoto
I've read awesome things about the Leatt braces...

I've read awesome things about the Leatt braces but less enthusiasm about their armour. I've seen a few threads talking about shoulder pads coming off and things like that.

I guess I'm mostly...
Forum: Equipment 12-31-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,092
Posted By Rikimoto
Neck Brace compatible pressure suits

I've been researching for a long time and with the exception of of the A* BNS stuff and all the Leatt stuff, its nearly impossible to find info on what braces work with what suits. Like does the A*...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-25-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 44,285
Posted By Rikimoto
http://i2.kym-cdn.com/photos/images/newsfeed/000/1...

http://i2.kym-cdn.com/photos/images/newsfeed/000/117/814/are-you-wizard.jpg

Seriously awesome stuff! :clap
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-21-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,568
Posted By Rikimoto
Agreeing with fellow hoser. 9x0s command a...

Agreeing with fellow hoser. 9x0s command a premium right now, and this is actually the first one I have seen for sale in the province in few months. It may be priced a tad high, and everyone has...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-20-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 44,285
Posted By Rikimoto
Looks like it started life as an Africa Twin,...

Looks like it started life as an Africa Twin, based on motor and some frame bits.

#boldassumption

A bit far from the original but looks every bit as badass as the LC8. Man I wish I was able to...
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