ADVrider

Go Back   ADVrider > Search Forums
User Name
Password
Register Inmates Photos Site Rules Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Showing results 1 to 40 of 200
Search took 0.01 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: FlyingPenguin
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-20-2015, 03:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 888
Posted By FlyingPenguin
I routinely advance the cam one tooth when tuning...

I routinely advance the cam one tooth when tuning British singles. If twin cam I only advance the intake. This has the effect of slightly bumping the effective CR by closing the intake earlier. The...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-16-2015, 03:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 888
Posted By FlyingPenguin
One tooth isn't enough to cause the valves and...

One tooth isn't enough to cause the valves and piston to occupy the same space contemporaneously.
If only one intake was off by a tooth than the engine may run smoother now.
Forum: Old's Cool 02-11-2015, 09:12 AM
Replies: 757
Views: 113,123
Posted By FlyingPenguin
A couple of pics of my 72 750. I've owned it...

A couple of pics of my 72 750. I've owned it since 1980 when I bought it from the original owner who bought it in England from Dunstall. The title even says Dunstall Norton... :). I have all of the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-05-2015, 08:02 AM
Replies: 1,465
Views: 115,587
Posted By FlyingPenguin
I'm killing time for a couple of weeks at my...

I'm killing time for a couple of weeks at my house in the canyon near Big Sky. Since I'd heard that you were actually having winter up here I left my 950 home resting comfortably in the shop. ...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-31-2015, 09:08 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,120
Posted By FlyingPenguin
I've run through several Michelin T63's on the...

I've run through several Michelin T63's on the front of my 950. A very good all around tyre though for the first 50 miles or so they feel a bit vague on the pavement. I usually get 3500-4000 miles...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-23-2015, 09:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,432
Posted By FlyingPenguin
I have a pack of CO2 cylinders taped inside the...

I have a pack of CO2 cylinders taped inside the skid plate and a 16 tooth countershaft sprocket bolted to the inside too. Underwood the luggage plate I have 2 pairs of rear brake pads bolted up.
As...
Forum: Ride reports 01-23-2015, 06:50 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 86,884
Posted By FlyingPenguin
And Fields has a nice little grassy knoll on...

And Fields has a nice little grassy knoll on which to pitch ones tent.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-23-2015, 05:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,432
Posted By FlyingPenguin
Here's how I've packed the tools and other items...

Here's how I've packed the tools and other items on my 950.
The tools in the top tray and box underneath are self evident.
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-22-2015, 04:25 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 27,027
Posted By FlyingPenguin
I've has SPS tune the forks and shock on my 950...

I've has SPS tune the forks and shock on my 950 as well as the forks on my Husaberg. No complaints. Fast turnaround, good work. They'll get my future suspension work.
Forum: The Garage 12-31-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 775
Posted By FlyingPenguin
Leave both seals in place. I always pop one seal...

Leave both seals in place. I always pop one seal out and pack one bearing full of grease completely. Then replace the seal.
Forum: Old's Cool 12-22-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,352
Posted By FlyingPenguin
Oops. My bad. That's what happens when I post...

Oops. My bad. That's what happens when I post while waking up ....
I had a 75 360 Frontera, and still have my 76 370 Pursang. Fun bikes.
Forum: Old's Cool 12-21-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,352
Posted By FlyingPenguin
The Bul is a Frontera, probably a 250 and either...

The Bul is a Frontera, probably a 250 and either a 1976 or 77. The Frontera frames had the rear grab handles.
Forum: Thumpers 11-27-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 436
Views: 39,756
Posted By FlyingPenguin
Since we're friends, I suppose I could offer up...

Since we're friends, I suppose I could offer up my 950 when she needs a fix.....
Forum: Thumpers 11-27-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 436
Views: 39,756
Posted By FlyingPenguin
What seems to be missing in this discussion is...

What seems to be missing in this discussion is now that you're going you a smaller bike where is your sister going to ride?
Forum: Ride reports 11-23-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 50,167
Posted By FlyingPenguin
When do we leave?

When do we leave?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-11-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,622
Posted By FlyingPenguin
On my 950 I run 17/47. Cruise speed at 70 is is...

On my 950 I run 17/47. Cruise speed at 70 is is right 5000 which usually suits me fine. With the Recluse 1st gear is OK in tight stuff though the 16 CS is better. I carry a 16 bolted inside the skid...
Forum: Ride reports 09-23-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 2,086
Views: 569,806
Posted By FlyingPenguin
Have you considered leaving the KTM in Europe and...

Have you considered leaving the KTM in Europe and selling it. MotoFeirMe in Ireland stores and sells bikes for overland travelers. Seems to me the KTM might be just the ticket for the right person...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 08-28-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,823
Posted By FlyingPenguin
No.

No.
Forum: Ride reports 08-28-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 50,167
Posted By FlyingPenguin
It was an awesome trip. The little Yamaha...

It was an awesome trip. The little Yamaha performed admirably and I had a great time. So we'll in fact that I ended up back at Oasis a day early. Now to start the RR,,,,,,
Forum: Ride reports 08-28-2014, 01:05 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 50,167
Posted By FlyingPenguin
"Hit or miss....." Yep. You got that...

"Hit or miss....." Yep. You got that right!
Forum: Trials 08-27-2014, 02:02 AM
Replies: 307
Views: 90,290
Posted By FlyingPenguin
Anybody going ?<br /> <br /> ...

Anybody going ?<br />
<br />
http://www.ahrma.org/ahrma_pdfs/Z-2014/Nationals/VMX/Previews/Web_Preview_Glen_Helen.pdf<br />
<br />
<br />
I have never done an AHRMA event. I know I need to pay...
Forum: Ride reports 08-12-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 67,257
Posted By FlyingPenguin
I was in UB in March 2012. While I was there I...

I was in UB in March 2012. While I was there I read in an English language expat paper that the government had reduced or eliminated the import duties on hybrids to encourage their use.
Forum: Asia 07-03-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,073
Posted By FlyingPenguin
I was delayed so now I'm on the Donghae-Vlad...

I was delayed so now I'm on the Donghae-Vlad ferry on Jul13. My plan is to head west and ride the BAM weather and rivers permitting. If not then I'll head south and across Mongolia to the 'Stans.
Forum: Ride reports 07-03-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 2,086
Views: 569,806
Posted By FlyingPenguin
Hmmmm...... just curious.... do the locals take...

Hmmmm...... just curious.... do the locals take offense if you don't drink? Seems from this and other RR's that alcohol plays a central role in social activities.
Forum: Ride reports 07-01-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 16,595
Posted By FlyingPenguin
I arrive in Vlad on Jul 14. At the rate you're...

I arrive in Vlad on Jul 14. At the rate you're going it looks like you'll be back in Tynda about the same time as I. If you're still up for the BAM let me know.
Forum: Asia Pacific 06-23-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 591
Posted By FlyingPenguin
I just spoke with Greg from LEI in Vancouver. He...

I just spoke with Greg from LEI in Vancouver. He told me air freight to Vlad is impractical as it has to route through Moscow, costs 3-4 times higher than Korea, and would probably take much longer. ...
Forum: Asia Pacific 06-21-2014, 03:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 591
Posted By FlyingPenguin
Shipping into Vladivostok ny air

My original plan was to fly my bike to Korea and ferry to Zarubino, but now that ferry is shutting down. That means entering Russia via Vladivostok, which I'm told can take 3 days to clear customs....
Forum: Asia 06-18-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,073
Posted By FlyingPenguin
Thanks for the heads up. I was planning to meet...

Thanks for the heads up. I was planning to meet up with Paul however I was delayed and he by the time I arrive in Tynda he may be to far ahead.

Sent from my SAMSUNG-SM-G870A using Tapatalk
Forum: Asia 06-10-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,073
Posted By FlyingPenguin
Who is Riding West From Vladivostok?

I'll be in Zarubino or Vladivostok about Jun 30. Heading to Tynda to meet up with another rider and then west on the BAM, south to Mongolia and then out thru Barnaul and a circle in the 'Stans.
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-08-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,678
Posted By FlyingPenguin
I ran mine at 25 paid last year on the COBDR and...

I ran mine at 25 paid last year on the COBDR and CDT and it worked fine. Forgot to air it up and ran another 1000 miles of fire road and pavement home with no issue.
Forum: Equipment 05-31-2014, 03:33 AM
Replies: 2,897
Views: 1,136,018
Posted By FlyingPenguin
I carry 3 aluminum Tyre levers for my 950. 2...

I carry 3 aluminum Tyre levers for my 950.
2 are Motion Pro, the 12/13 and the one for the axle nuts. The 3rd is a 19 that fits the drain plug. I can't remember who made it. Its blue anodized and I...
Forum: Ride reports 05-31-2014, 12:53 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 50,167
Posted By FlyingPenguin
Deal breaker? No, but the Velcro does make a very...

Deal breaker? No, but the Velcro does make a very good fingernail breaker for the unwary.

At the KTM Rally in Colorado last fall I was in a couple of the monsoon deluges and I found the outer bags...
Forum: Racing 05-28-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 736
Posted By FlyingPenguin
AHRMA Vintage MX Pics

A few pics from AHRMA Vintage MX races- Burrows Ranch in Northern California and Bodnar Ranch near Klamath Falls.

http://flynpenguin.smugmug.com/Other/AHRMA-MX-2014/i-Kxhk35s/0/L/IMG_0973-L.jpg
...
Forum: Trials 05-28-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,295
Posted By FlyingPenguin
All I can tell your is yes, a Hodaka engine. I've...

All I can tell your is yes, a Hodaka engine. I've not looked at it close enough to see what the frame is.
I think Burrows ranch had 50+ entries and over a dozen Premier Heavyweights. Bodnar was 31...
Forum: Trials 05-27-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,295
Posted By FlyingPenguin
AHRMA Trials Pics

Here are a few Vintage Trials pics form the last couple of events that we had in the PNW Region- Burrows Ranch in March and Bodnar Ranch in mid May. Both of these events were set up by Rob Poole, the...
Forum: Ride reports 05-27-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 2,086
Views: 569,806
Posted By FlyingPenguin
At least you have a kick lever......

At least you have a kick lever......
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-26-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 30,946
Posted By FlyingPenguin
I built my an underseat toolbox. Nothing really...

I built my an underseat toolbox. Nothing really about I suppose. In fact I think there was vendor for them a while back.

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/05/27/aba4a3u2.jpg

Mine is a bit different...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-25-2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,639
Posted By FlyingPenguin
My 950 came with the euro headlight and HIDs from...

My 950 came with the euro headlight and HIDs from the PO 2 years ago. I run with the headlight on almost all the time and in nearly 30k mile I have had 0 problems with them. Not even a burned out...
Forum: Asia 05-23-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 669
Posted By FlyingPenguin
Tajikistan Visa Help

I have been using Travel Visa Pro for my visas in Russia and the 'Stans. According to the new requirements (as of this week), the Tajikistan embassy in Washington DC will not issue a tourist visa...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-22-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 835
Posted By FlyingPenguin
Last year I used 45 pilots, Flex Jets and set the...

Last year I used 45 pilots, Flex Jets and set the floats to 4mm. Worked fine.
Showing results 1 to 40 of 200

 
Forum Jump

Times are GMT -7.   It's 11:15 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ADVrider 2011-2015