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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-18-2014, 12:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 340
Posted By Fjr eh
Suspension Swap - 990s for 990r ????

I considering (thinking about ) trading my Super Plush 990s suspension for a Super Plush 990r suspension. Front forks must be set up for a Safari fuel tank. This suspension S is 265 and I believe the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-29-2014, 12:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,664
Posted By Fjr eh
Nice write up!

Nice write up!
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-28-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,664
Posted By Fjr eh
I checked out Key Hole Hot Springs in September,...

I checked out Key Hole Hot Springs in September, its past Meager Creek Hot Spring ( bridge washed out )
There are 3 hot springs you could visit on a multi day trip. :1drink
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-28-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,664
Posted By Fjr eh
Nice snow tires !

You rode past the jewel - Sloquet Hot Springs !
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-17-2012, 12:08 AM
Replies: 361
Views: 53,484
Posted By Fjr eh
Back Home

Home safe and sound.
Rode home from Bend via the Nighthawk border crossing to Vancouver, -15 hour day.

The bike had a few miss haps on the WABDR, 1 roll over - the 990 was sitting in a creek on...
Forum: Vendors 05-27-2012, 11:50 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 57,358
Posted By Fjr eh
Quick install - didn't fit

I tried a quick installation the other night of the 2" rally riser on my 2008 990 Adventure .... The cabling is way too short. I've read that some have rotated the throttle cables, what can be done...
Forum: Vendors 05-27-2012, 11:48 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 57,358
Posted By Fjr eh
Quick install - didn't fit

I tried a quick installation the other night of the 2" rally riser on my 2008 990 Adventure .... The cabling is way too short. I've read that some have rotated the throttle cables, what can I do...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-10-2012, 12:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 718
Posted By Fjr eh
Solved

I found the wire causing the issue at the battery. Removed the safari tanks to trace the wiring. There was a after market horn in the front of the frame at the top with a relay. The relay was causing...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-09-2012, 02:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 718
Posted By Fjr eh
The 990 has 3 position head light switch Off -...

The 990 has 3 position head light switch
Off - running light (european marker light) - head lights
The head light switch was switched over with the HID headlight change

The igntion switch is...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-09-2012, 09:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 718
Posted By Fjr eh
Tach Back Light - Stays "ON"

I have a "new to me" 2008 KTM 990 Adventure
I washed it for the first time last night and noticed that the tail and head lights came on.
This 990 has the HID conversion with the european switch.
I...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-25-2009, 04:16 AM
Replies: 22,524
Views: 2,105,988
Posted By Fjr eh
Planning another Trip to Moab

Fresh off our trip to Moab in Oct.
A plan is in the works for a return trip in April for 5 days of riding. April 12 to 16th.
This time there will be myself and 5 other DSBC riders. It we'll be...
Forum: Thumpers 11-02-2009, 10:37 PM
Replies: 6,571
Views: 1,336,233
Posted By Fjr eh
Mod questions? Recommendations

I've had a great time riding the 2007 525exc and I'm thinking about selling the KLR. I'm just not interested in riding it anymore. The KLR is set for camping and exploring, rode it once this summer....
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-01-2009, 07:36 PM
Replies: 22,524
Views: 2,105,988
Posted By Fjr eh
We had a great time, would love go come back and...

We had a great time, would love go come back and pick off the rides we missed. I've had several inquires from other DSBC members about our trip.
I'd be watching for BC plated dualsports roaming...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-31-2009, 11:01 PM
Replies: 22,524
Views: 2,105,988
Posted By Fjr eh
Our Moab Trip Pictures - Link Below

The thread from out trip is listed below, we starting to add some pictures.

http://www.dualsportbc.com/forums/view_topic.php?id=9244&forum_id=16
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-25-2009, 10:07 PM
Replies: 22,524
Views: 2,105,988
Posted By Fjr eh
We home from our trip!

650 miles of riding in 7 days.
Here's the list, in order.

Bonneville Salt Flats
Ruby Ranch Road
Finns and Thing, South and North
Hell's Revenge
Determination Towers - Monitor and Merrimac...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-16-2009, 05:06 PM
Replies: 22,524
Views: 2,105,988
Posted By Fjr eh
What we Road Today

Our first time in Moab

Fin & Things - nice warm up
Hell's Revenge - "ass pucker" for sure

Glad I'm using the trials rear tire.

Anyone riding in Moab tomorrow?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-14-2009, 07:47 PM
Replies: 22,524
Views: 2,105,988
Posted By Fjr eh
Day Two

Take a rip on the salt flats.
We spent more time at the gas station washing off the salt than we did riding. But what a blast!

We're spending the night in Killyons Canyon. One of the riders dad...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-14-2009, 12:24 AM
Replies: 22,524
Views: 2,105,988
Posted By Fjr eh
Day one, we made it to Twin Falls. 14 hour day...

Day one, we made it to Twin Falls.
14 hour day on the road.
Long day, lots of rain
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-12-2009, 11:12 PM
Replies: 22,524
Views: 2,105,988
Posted By Fjr eh
Great pictures, could you name the places that...

Great pictures, could you name the places that the pictures were taken?
Thank
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-12-2009, 11:09 PM
Replies: 22,524
Views: 2,105,988
Posted By Fjr eh
GPS tracks? We're packed, on the road first...

GPS tracks?

We're packed, on the road first thing in the morning.

Mark
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-09-2009, 10:18 PM
Replies: 22,524
Views: 2,105,988
Posted By Fjr eh
Crap!

I have to reminded myself that we're at Sea level.
There is some snow at Whistler (2010 winter Olympics).

How far up is the snow? half way or further.
Is it still worth the ride?

We'll...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-09-2009, 09:35 PM
Replies: 22,524
Views: 2,105,988
Posted By Fjr eh
Mineral Fork Trail

We're going to give it a go on Thursday.
It looks like a short ride, is there any rides you locals recommend before we head to moab?

Thanks,

Mark
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-07-2009, 09:45 PM
Replies: 22,524
Views: 2,105,988
Posted By Fjr eh
Weather Forecast - Long Term

The weather's looking good.
We'll start packing this weekend
Departure, early on the 13th....
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-28-2009, 10:55 PM
Replies: 22,524
Views: 2,105,988
Posted By Fjr eh
Sorry, about that.....lets say 60 mph. The...

Sorry, about that.....lets say 60 mph.

The motorcycles are street legal/plated dualsports, we can ride whatever. The slab, usually only to get to the ride. If it's a long section of pavement, ...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-28-2009, 10:18 PM
Replies: 22,524
Views: 2,105,988
Posted By Fjr eh
I'll be running 13-50 gearing on the the 525exc,...

I'll be running 13-50 gearing on the the 525exc, which is good for the tight stuff - single track. Maybe I should bring the 14 tooth along as well for Salt Lake flats ride

The bike tops out at...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-28-2009, 09:49 AM
Replies: 22,524
Views: 2,105,988
Posted By Fjr eh
We're leaving Vancouver on Oct 13th and need to...

We're leaving Vancouver on Oct 13th and need to be back for the 23rd.
We should be in Salt Lake in two days. We're planning to take a spin on the flats on the am of the third day. We should be in...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-27-2009, 11:18 PM
Replies: 22,524
Views: 2,105,988
Posted By Fjr eh
GPS tracks

Would you have GPS tracks?

Maybe we could fit in a ride on the way to Moab.

Mark
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-27-2009, 09:51 PM
Replies: 22,524
Views: 2,105,988
Posted By Fjr eh
Is this a loop ride or a in ant out? ...

Is this a loop ride or a in ant out?

Thanks,

Mark
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-26-2009, 12:30 AM
Replies: 22,524
Views: 2,105,988
Posted By Fjr eh
Go to the basics, fuel, compression and spark. ...

Go to the basics, fuel, compression and spark.
It would check the fuel pressure on the rail, pull a spark plug and check. Compression should be OK on a new bike.
Check STowners.com, the forums can...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-25-2009, 09:13 PM
Replies: 22,524
Views: 2,105,988
Posted By Fjr eh
Nice

Very cool, where is this?
The picture?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-24-2009, 05:57 PM
Replies: 22,524
Views: 2,105,988
Posted By Fjr eh
Thanks, What about a recommendation for the...

Thanks,

What about a recommendation for the front?

I've been running the MT43, rear. It sure works on the the roots and rocks of the PNW. We ride with Dualsportbc, Check out their web site.
...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-23-2009, 10:22 PM
Replies: 22,524
Views: 2,105,988
Posted By Fjr eh
Off Topic

Three of us (Canadians) are arriving in Moab for a week of riding starting Oct 16th. So, we could use some local knowledge.

Will be stopping for a spin on the salt flats, ion the way down.
I'm...
Forum: Americas 09-04-2009, 09:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,766
Posted By Fjr eh
Thanks for all the advice. Appreciate it!

Thanks for all the advice. Appreciate it!
Forum: Americas 09-03-2009, 05:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,766
Posted By Fjr eh
I've been through Moab in the past on the FJR,...

I've been through Moab in the past on the FJR, had dinner at the brewery.

This time we'll there for a week. The 3 of us are looking forward to all the exploring.

Mark
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-31-2008, 12:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,030
Posted By Fjr eh
That's going to scare the kidlits, for sure!!!

That's going to scare the kidlits, for sure!!!
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2008, 11:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,342
Posted By Fjr eh
I sorted it out today, I called Trailtech and we...

I sorted it out today, I called Trailtech and we talked through my problem.
I'm a Candian and in Canada the 2007 525 EXC was street legal from KTM. In the USA the KTM was not street legal until the...
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2008, 12:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,342
Posted By Fjr eh
2007 KTM 525 EXC - Trail Tech Stator - Help

I'm having some trouble trying to understand Trail Tech directions. It seems that their directions for my model year don't really work out and 2008 530 don't really, either. I'm thinking that it...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-20-2008, 11:32 PM
Replies: 1,073
Views: 49,911
Posted By Fjr eh
Good choice of roads, those are some of the best...

Good choice of roads, those are some of the best in BC.

I agree with stop at the Salmon Glacier.
Go till you run out of road.

Mark
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-18-2008, 01:11 AM
Replies: 1,073
Views: 49,911
Posted By Fjr eh
I'll stop by on the FJR

I'll stop by on the FJR
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-18-2008, 01:05 AM
Replies: 1,073
Views: 49,911
Posted By Fjr eh
The KLR has had a through go over tonight. Fresh...

The KLR has had a through go over tonight. Fresh oil, new oil filter and cleaned the air filter.
Inspected all bits and pieces. Tank off, seat off calipers off and rear tire off. Had the lock-tight...
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