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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-09-2015, 08:26 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 14,940
Posted By Piston
Are those out yet?

Are those out yet?
Forum: Vendors 06-02-2015, 12:44 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 35,556
Posted By Piston
Is superlacing recommended for street riding? ...

Is superlacing recommended for street riding? I'm mostly just looking for a second set of street wheels for ease of swapping back and forth.
Forum: Vendors 06-01-2015, 03:20 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,277
Posted By Piston
I'm hoping to hook mine up to the same switch...

I'm hoping to hook mine up to the same switch that controls the foglights as well. It would be pretty neat/clean to have all 3 of those lights able to be controlled by the switch, and set the LED to...
Forum: Vendors 05-31-2015, 05:45 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 35,556
Posted By Piston
Would there be a big difference in a 19/18 setup...

Would there be a big difference in a 19/18 setup for my 990, vs the 19/17 setup?

I want a full street setup for my bike so it's a quicker/easier swap to go between knobbies and street tires. I...
Forum: Vendors 05-29-2015, 10:54 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,277
Posted By Piston
:clap:clap:clap:freaky:freaky

:clap:clap:clap:freaky:freaky
Forum: Vendors 05-28-2015, 10:39 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,277
Posted By Piston
Out of curiosity, do you think this will be...

Out of curiosity, do you think this will be available before August?
Forum: Vendors 05-28-2015, 07:46 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,277
Posted By Piston
I think that makes 10 right? What do we do...

I think that makes 10 right?

What do we do now? :norton
Forum: Vendors 05-28-2015, 07:44 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,277
Posted By Piston
Glad to see I wasn't the only one interested in...

Glad to see I wasn't the only one interested in this.

I'm in. :clap
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-27-2015, 02:01 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,471
Posted By Piston
Damn, I'm out.

Damn, I'm out.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-27-2015, 01:56 AM
Replies: 795
Views: 48,320
Posted By Piston
I cannot believe I'm missing this ride. You guys...

I cannot believe I'm missing this ride. You guys have fun! Don't forget to forget something, it just wouldn't be right if you had everything you needed. :D
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-27-2015, 01:34 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 5,189
Posted By Piston
:lurk Is this the type of ride that a...

:lurk


Is this the type of ride that a plated 2 stroke would be allowed in? I know some guys don't like the smokers...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-26-2015, 07:20 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 316,432
Posted By Piston
Link to my "wanted" ad. ...

Link to my "wanted" ad.

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1068016

Looking for aftermarket wheel(s) (and possibly a good condition stock wheel?)
Forum: Equipment 05-23-2015, 12:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,550
Posted By Piston
Any updates here? I'm interested if others are...

Any updates here? I'm interested if others are having the bad paint job experience as well, and if Nolan is standing behind it with replacements?

I've been patiently waiting for this helmet to...
Forum: Vendors 04-22-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 853
Views: 213,805
Posted By Piston
Awesome! I did just order another one because I...

Awesome! I did just order another one because I needed it for now, but I'll probably order two of your "new" version if they look good. Thanks :clap
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-15-2015, 08:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,245
Posted By Piston
PM Sent.

PM Sent.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-15-2015, 05:24 PM
Replies: 12,199
Views: 2,735,645
Posted By Piston
I did the same thing last month. I stripped out...

I did the same thing last month. I stripped out the exact same bolt hole as your talking about.

A while back, I installed the Rottweiler Snap Out kit for the glove box. I remembered I had some...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-15-2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 83,775
Posted By Piston
Rade, That looks pretty good, but after...

Rade,
That looks pretty good, but after looking at my bike, I think I'd rather the old version.

It seems like with this one, you couldn't have a rear luggage rack on the bike, or you'd have to...
Forum: Vendors 04-14-2015, 05:41 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,277
Posted By Piston
Would the bracket kit on the 1190 be able to be...

Would the bracket kit on the 1190 be able to be easily modified to fit the 990, after cutting out the screen a bit?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-14-2015, 03:44 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 83,775
Posted By Piston
:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap...

:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-14-2015, 03:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,171
Posted By Piston
With that little amount of use (which is awesome...

With that little amount of use (which is awesome of course) I might think about having the current owner drop it off at a dealer and do a basic service with fresh fluids.

Other than that, I...
Forum: Vendors 04-12-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 853
Views: 213,805
Posted By Piston
I've had these on my 640 and am really happy with...

I've had these on my 640 and am really happy with the functionality and overall toughness of them, but I really don't like the looks of them (personal preference obviously).

This may have been...
Forum: Vendors 04-12-2015, 01:17 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,277
Posted By Piston
Do you still offer this kit? I like the...

Do you still offer this kit?

I like the 630 light bar mounted like you have it in the above pic. Do you have the brackets and everything needed to install?

Does this work with a low fender...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-10-2015, 05:56 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,471
Posted By Piston
I just picked up a sweet Husky rally bike off...

I just picked up a sweet Husky rally bike off craigslist for cheap money, this would be a great ride to test it out on... :lol3
(Too soon? :D)

As long as my schedule doesn't change, I'm IN.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-10-2015, 05:33 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,406
Posted By Piston
Definitely IN!

Definitely IN!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-10-2015, 06:17 AM
Replies: 326
Views: 83,775
Posted By Piston
I'm interested, sounds like there is demand,...

I'm interested, sounds like there is demand, let's see it!
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 3,958
Views: 394,303
Posted By Piston
Thanks for the info GEF. 1stgear, It's...

Thanks for the info GEF.

1stgear,
It's good to read your perspective on the switch from 4 strokes. This is my first 2 stroke and I'm going to be working on the 'learning curve' this season. ...
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2015, 05:50 PM
Replies: 3,958
Views: 394,303
Posted By Piston
Some of you mention setting the mapping to either...

Some of you mention setting the mapping to either soft, or standard.

All other things remaining the same, do you notice much of a difference between the two "maps"?

Do you notice more...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-07-2015, 11:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 575
Posted By Piston
Missed em. I waited too long, I was first in line...

Missed em. I waited too long, I was first in line but someone paid up before I could.
Oh well, I might just talk myself into a new set of Alpinas.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-06-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 575
Posted By Piston
Thanks for the reply. In addition to the...

Thanks for the reply.

In addition to the wheelset, there is also the 950 rotors mounted on the front rim, as well as the rear rotor mounted on the rear rim.

I'm getting confused reading old...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-06-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 575
Posted By Piston
950 hubs fit 990?

An inmate is selling a set of woodys wheels that were made for his 2005 950.

Are the hubs the same between the 950/990 range? Would these fit my 2013 990?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-05-2015, 03:18 PM
Replies: 19,763
Views: 8,377,278
Posted By Piston
NICE! Congrats. Sweet stone wall as well, that...

NICE! Congrats. Sweet stone wall as well, that would make a pretty badass driveway :D
Forum: Equipment 04-03-2015, 03:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,471
Posted By Piston
I can't help you with which boot would be best...

I can't help you with which boot would be best for you, but I'll mention that I have the SG-10's and have been extremely happy with them. I ended up ordering a pair of the Balanced Oiled boots last...
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2015, 07:34 PM
Replies: 3,958
Views: 394,303
Posted By Piston
Thank you. I just got my 250 this...

Thank you.



I just got my 250 this winter, and the guy I bought it from has it setup for "soft" riding. It currently has the green spring in, and has the map set to soft (wires disconnected.) ...
Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2015, 10:59 PM
Replies: 3,958
Views: 394,303
Posted By Piston
I remember reading a real good article about...

I remember reading a real good article about that, it explained how to setup everything and how to measure for proper tension. I wish I could remember where I saw that, I think maybe dirt rider...
Forum: Equipment 04-01-2015, 10:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,603
Posted By Piston
I have the trail attack 2's with about 4k miles...

I have the trail attack 2's with about 4k miles on them and plenty of life left. I was extremely happy with them on a 1500 mile ride of almost all backroads, and 500miles of the Blue Ridge Pkwy (or...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-01-2015, 08:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,897
Posted By Piston
I know this is an older topic, but... How...

I know this is an older topic, but...

How does the protective film, or 3M spray, hold up to the constant chafing of your boots rubbing against the bodywork when standing?

With a white bike,...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-31-2015, 11:39 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 23,274
Posted By Piston
Well, I'm working in Guyana at the moment, and...

Well, I'm working in Guyana at the moment, and unfortunately won't be able to get flights home until late Friday night (campout weekend). So, I'm not gonna be home early enough to make the "ride and...
Forum: Equipment 03-29-2015, 07:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 797
Posted By Piston
Alongat, Thanks for the info about the 3m...

Alongat,
Thanks for the info about the 3m stuff. Also, I didn't realize Lifeproof made a mounts for their cases. That pretty much solves my problem.

Thanks again
Forum: Equipment 03-28-2015, 11:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 797
Posted By Piston
Rugged Mounting Options for iPhone 6

Has anyone come up with a good "clean" way to mount your iPhone 6 in some sort of waterproof case/mount? If so, can you post a pic?


After damaging my iPhone 5, I upgraded to the 6. I...
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2015, 05:44 AM
Replies: 3,958
Views: 394,303
Posted By Piston
Which Stihl oil bottles are you using? I've been...

Which Stihl oil bottles are you using? I've been saving mine just for this reason. I have two different sizes, the smaller one makes 1 gallon of mixed gas, the larger one makes 2 gallons of mixed...
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