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Forum: Beasts Today, 07:40 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,415
Posted By Jbone11 11
I really like the way the pipe is set....not too...

I really like the way the pipe is set....not too low..not leg-burn high.
Forum: Beasts Yesterday, 12:27 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,415
Posted By Jbone11 11
Im not sure if its the Ethanol specifically or...

Im not sure if its the Ethanol specifically or the reaction of the Ethanol with the specific blend of plastic Ducati is using, so maybe the Stelvio being a Guzzi saves it from the common tank...
Forum: Orange Crush Yesterday, 06:28 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,271
Posted By Jbone11 11
Thanks for all the advice and tips guys. It is...

Thanks for all the advice and tips guys. It is really appreciated...as is the humor:lol3

So here's how it went down:

Seeing as this was a time sensitive repair, I didn't have time to wait for...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-22-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,271
Posted By Jbone11 11
Normally I would say that you might be on to...

Normally I would say that you might be on to something Chuck...but I think this time it is an exercise in orginization and patience. For as many things that have gone wrong, other things have been...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-22-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,271
Posted By Jbone11 11
Hey....eveyone leanrs differently....some the...

Hey....eveyone leanrs differently....some the easy way...some the hard way...Generally speaking I "unwittingly" subscribe to the latter...:lol3
Forum: Orange Crush 07-21-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,271
Posted By Jbone11 11
The plot thickens.....

So...I was tearing down the bike tonight and got the right tank off....then I went to unbolt the left....the top bolt near the head stem was extremely tight....like strip the hex tight...so I backed...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-21-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,271
Posted By Jbone11 11
That would explain it. :1drink Buuuut.......

That would explain it. :1drink

Buuuut.......
Forum: Orange Crush 07-21-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,271
Posted By Jbone11 11
For starters, I don't have any welding tools, nor...

For starters, I don't have any welding tools, nor am I even remotely skilled to weld aluminium to stainless steel....is that even possible??...but I like the way you think:evil
Forum: Orange Crush 07-21-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,271
Posted By Jbone11 11
Don't worry guys...it is indeed temporary. Talked...

Don't worry guys...it is indeed temporary. Talked to a friend near by and we're going to try a couple of things. First Im going to look at removing the tank tonight and get it as clean as I can...if...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-21-2014, 05:29 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,271
Posted By Jbone11 11
Hmmm...very interesting. I would go for the Time...

Hmmm...very interesting. I would go for the Time sert but the timing just wont work...unfortunately I live in Motorcycle parts vacuum...so gettting a time sert here by thursday probably won't happen....
Forum: Orange Crush 07-20-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,271
Posted By Jbone11 11
Thanks all...I bought a "Self Tapping" piggyback...

Thanks all...I bought a "Self Tapping" piggyback bolt but it was shit....it wouldnt self tap itself through hot butter!

Asked my buddies dad who is a mechanic and has had his own shop for longer...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-20-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,271
Posted By Jbone11 11
Stripped Drain plug threads - ADV990 D'OH!!

So in a moment of brilliance...or whatever the hell happened I managed to completely tear out the treads of the Oil Reservoir drain plug hole:baldy:baldy:baldy:baldy:baldy:becca

FML!

So, I've...
Forum: Canada 07-05-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 8,786
Views: 526,894
Posted By Jbone11 11
The I lost was a tan one. I still got my black...

The I lost was a tan one. I still got my black one...thanks though ;)
Forum: Ride reports 07-04-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 3,551
Views: 1,605,653
Posted By Jbone11 11
Oh man...dude...that looks wicked fun! Riding Oz,...

Oh man...dude...that looks wicked fun! Riding Oz, NZ and then bookin' it to S.A. for the Dakar...Fack...that's a dream within a dream with in a dream!...Inception 2.0!:lol3
Forum: Ride reports 07-03-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 3,551
Views: 1,605,653
Posted By Jbone11 11
Fucking scamers.... glad you found a reach...

Fucking scamers.... glad you found a reach around...err...I mean work around....but Fack! Shit like this drives me nuts!!

Have a beer and move on to the next adventure bro!:freaky
Forum: Orange Crush 07-03-2014, 05:27 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,838
Posted By Jbone11 11
Good point Squadraquota....that definitely fits....

Good point Squadraquota....that definitely fits. Truth be told, I've always set the suspension to whatever the factory spec for the type of riding is and left it....currently she's set real soft for...
Forum: Beasts 07-02-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,415
Posted By Jbone11 11
One would hope...but in todays world, metal tanks...

One would hope...but in todays world, metal tanks are most likely far to expensive. Sadly, it'll most likely be a shroud over a plastic tank....but who knows...Ducati may have actually listened to...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-02-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,838
Posted By Jbone11 11
A lot...err...most people on here are talking...

A lot...err...most people on here are talking about the wobble and putting this down to the tire....Not sure I'd agree with that. I think it has more to do with the geometry of the bike and the fact...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-02-2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,838
Posted By Jbone11 11
Well if it helps you any, when I say "Scorps" I...

Well if it helps you any, when I say "Scorps" I am refering to MT90's...I think it would be a safe bet to 'assume' that the MT90 is what's on topic here when the word Scorpion is used as they are...
Forum: Canada 06-30-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 13,128
Posted By Jbone11 11
To be honest if I'd have had a clean run at it,...

To be honest if I'd have had a clean run at it, the 990 would have made no problem....the issue for me that morning was that I lost momentum dodging another bike that went down in my line and had to...
Forum: Canada 06-30-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 315
Views: 13,128
Posted By Jbone11 11
LOL!...I know...I know....Lesson learned...don't...

LOL!...I know...I know....Lesson learned...don't blindly follow the guy in front of you:lol3
Forum: Orange Crush 06-30-2014, 05:39 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,838
Posted By Jbone11 11
I would have to agree the tkc is probably the...

I would have to agree the tkc is probably the best "all-in-one" tire out there....but I personally find it too vague off road. Ideally I'd have two sets of wheels, one with pure off road knobblies...
Forum: Canada 06-30-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 315
Views: 13,128
Posted By Jbone11 11
:roflThat's my team mate...and that big bright...

:roflThat's my team mate...and that big bright light is me trying to get the 990 up that bitch of a sand pile:lol3
Forum: Orange Crush 06-30-2014, 05:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 765
Posted By Jbone11 11
Well I had to go out of town last minute and...

Well I had to go out of town last minute and wifey needed the truck so I was on the bike. did a few hundred Kms and had zero issues. Im leaning toward electric gremlin.....I did just come of a big...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-27-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 765
Posted By Jbone11 11
Did that as well. After 200ml of oil added, I ran...

Did that as well. After 200ml of oil added, I ran it a bit shut it off and checked the level again. It read full when I added the 200ml and then stayed that way after running it. All on the centre...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-27-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 765
Posted By Jbone11 11
Yeah...I'd be really surprised if the water pump...

Yeah...I'd be really surprised if the water pump was the culprit. I've been on a earlier 990 when it was going through the water pump fail and it is not reacting the same as that. But good call on...
Forum: Canada 06-27-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 315
Views: 13,128
Posted By Jbone11 11
I felt for that team...they were struggling with...

I felt for that team...they were struggling with the bigger bikes....we leap frogged with them pretty much the whole morning. Never saw them again after the brunch stop.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-27-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 765
Posted By Jbone11 11
Oil Light scare - '11 990 ADV

So today in traffic, the oil light came on and the temp gauge maxed out and started flashing:eek1

I just did a big rally this past weekend and knew the oil was little low so I feared the...
Forum: Canada 06-27-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 315
Views: 13,128
Posted By Jbone11 11
Yeah...I think that's the guy who broke both...

Yeah...I think that's the guy who broke both ankles on Team Big Jugs.
Forum: Canada 06-27-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 315
Views: 13,128
Posted By Jbone11 11
I remember rolling into Coe Hill about...

I remember rolling into Coe Hill about 5:30....and talking to the gas attendent. One of my team mates cheekily asked what time Chris Birch and his team came through....to which the gas attendant...
Forum: Canada 06-26-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,695
Posted By Jbone11 11
Well...too be fair, the tech was particularily...

Well...too be fair, the tech was particularily strict....for good reason, but I think the level of scrutiny was beyond what most riders would use.

That said, I agree that if a certain part of...
Forum: Canada 06-26-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,695
Posted By Jbone11 11
WHat bike were you running? Was it due to weight?...

WHat bike were you running? Was it due to weight? Not enough power?[/QUOTE]


2010 wr250r. Suspension/weight of the big.
More power would have got me into even more trouble.
I think I was the...
Forum: Canada 06-26-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,695
Posted By Jbone11 11
Im with ya 110% on the leaning of new things...

Im with ya 110% on the leaning of new things after this years attempt at the Dacre.

Bike Prep and prep in general was a big wake up call. I started to prep far too late in the game and suffered...
Forum: Canada 06-25-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 13,128
Posted By Jbone11 11
I wouldn't be so hard on yourself...you guys did...

I wouldn't be so hard on yourself...you guys did well regardless, especially considering your lack on previous riding prep. I think the smiles on your faces speak for themselves :freaky
Forum: Canada 06-25-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 13,128
Posted By Jbone11 11
Glad to hear you're doing better brother. Hope to...

Glad to hear you're doing better brother. Hope to see you at the next one :freaky
Forum: Canada 06-25-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 315
Views: 13,128
Posted By Jbone11 11
Pretty sure the dude that got hit by hauler was...

Pretty sure the dude that got hit by hauler was at Dacre. Either that or there was someone else with a really sore leg. Dude was walking like a peg-legged pirate. And I believe I heard someone...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-25-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,838
Posted By Jbone11 11
I bought my '11 990 ADV with a new MT90 up front...

I bought my '11 990 ADV with a new MT90 up front and a slightly used 908rr on the rear.

I did plenty of gravel and hydro line trails on the mt90....wiped a couple of times but nothing...
Forum: Canada 06-24-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 315
Views: 13,128
Posted By Jbone11 11
If you mean that great big sand dune of a hill...

If you mean that great big sand dune of a hill about 15min into the very first stage....you know there was a go around to the right...right? 2 out of the 3 yobo's didin't realize that until it was...
Forum: Canada 06-24-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 315
Views: 13,128
Posted By Jbone11 11
You know...I never really considered the 690 to...

You know...I never really considered the 690 to be a "big" bike until I walked the padock after the finish....they are beasts! Compared to the 450's they're huge! Respect to those who made it through...
Forum: Vendors 06-23-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 1,083
Views: 114,401
Posted By Jbone11 11
Well, Im back from riding the Dacre with the...

Well, Im back from riding the Dacre with the Cylops H4 installed...sorry, no pics...I was concetrating on riding:D....but I will say this: AWESOME! I couldn't have asked for a better bulb replacement...
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