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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) Yesterday, 12:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 353
Posted By GoGoGavin41
So thinking a bit more critically, the...

So thinking a bit more critically, the spacer/spacers may be side specific. I'll probably have the wheels off tomorrow to check anyway.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) Yesterday, 11:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 353
Posted By GoGoGavin41
Wheels directional?

Just picked up a second set of wheels that I was informed had the front tire on backwards. Can I just put the brakes on the opposite sides, or are the wheels directional? Are front moto wheels...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-30-2015, 11:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 662
Posted By GoGoGavin41
I was going to suggest you switch to the Akro...

I was going to suggest you switch to the Akro map, but you can't, because carbs.

I imagine jetting should help - the carb guys will be along shortly to suggest settings.

I had a lot of pop on...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-30-2015, 09:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 385
Posted By GoGoGavin41
IMHO, being able to run aux with low beam allows...

IMHO, being able to run aux with low beam allows for increased visibility while not blinding people in front of you (in traffic for example). I'm sure there's some configuration that would allow for...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-27-2015, 08:31 PM
Replies: 923
Views: 425,226
Posted By GoGoGavin41
http://i899.photobucket.com/albums/ac193/GoGoGavin...

http://i899.photobucket.com/albums/ac193/GoGoGavin41/1610863_10204033944908733_141445957514319655_n_zpspwp7uoew.jpg

S'more

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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-25-2015, 01:22 AM
Replies: 1,331
Views: 255,001
Posted By GoGoGavin41
Getting better at monos. Er, uh, the stunt-person...

Getting better at monos. Er, uh, the stunt-person in this video is anyway.

<iframe width="420" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/2JdgyxU2apk" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: Equipment 01-23-2015, 04:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 289
Posted By GoGoGavin41
I had considered this one before I got the HJC....

I had considered this one before I got the HJC. Went to cycle gear to try some on and decided to just pull the trigger on a nice helmet. Returned the HJC and received the Shoei in the mail today.
...
Forum: Equipment 01-21-2015, 09:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 289
Posted By GoGoGavin41
Inner Sun Visor Distortion?

Just picked up an HJC IS-17 with the internal sun visor. A quick changing tinted visor is something I've wanted for a long time, can't stand having to stop and change visors when the sun goes down...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-17-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 19,262
Views: 7,979,220
Posted By GoGoGavin41
Who makes yer light bars?

Who makes yer light bars?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-12-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,041
Posted By GoGoGavin41
Looks like the TT one...

Looks like the TT one (http://www.touratech-usa.com/Store/1185/PN-370-0261/Steel-Headlight-Guard-KTM-990-950-Adventure-LC8)
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-12-2015, 10:41 AM
Replies: 11,476
Views: 2,455,504
Posted By GoGoGavin41
Lights lights lights! (like Mötley Crüe said) ...

Lights lights lights! (like Mötley Crüe said)

Rigids

http://i899.photobucket.com/albums/ac193/GoGoGavin41/IMG_20150112_070859_656_zpsfm3qlsyo.jpg

Hyperlights
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-12-2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 265
Posted By GoGoGavin41
Rear Brake Light Switch Replacement Mod?

So the pressure sensor on my rear brake failed probably a year ago, haven't been too concerned about fixing it until I put on some sweet Hyperlites yesterday.

From reading around, it seems like...
Forum: Equipment 01-07-2015, 10:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 644
Posted By GoGoGavin41
Sweet, thanks for the advice guys.

Sweet, thanks for the advice guys.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-06-2015, 08:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,428
Posted By GoGoGavin41
Not sure, just judging by the spacing of his...

Not sure, just judging by the spacing of his posts.
Forum: Equipment 01-06-2015, 05:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 644
Posted By GoGoGavin41
Hyperlites (3M Tape) Attachment

So I'm considering some of these (http://www.hyperlites.com/nondf.html) for my 990 Adventure. Let's just say that my bike experiences a lot of g-forces. I think the elements themselves are probably...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-06-2015, 03:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,428
Posted By GoGoGavin41
Looks like the two year ban wore off? I know I've...

Looks like the two year ban wore off? I know I've been waiting on the edge of my seat.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-05-2015, 11:03 PM
Replies: 11,476
Views: 2,455,504
Posted By GoGoGavin41
Took the flaccids off - the $25 O'Reilly lights...

Took the flaccids off - the $25 O'Reilly lights put out pretty decent light, but I was snapping the filaments off every few months. Maybe I'll put them on a bike that leaves the ground less...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-04-2015, 11:59 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,435
Posted By GoGoGavin41
I tend to change my mind a lot-wanted to leave...

I tend to change my mind a lot-wanted to leave enough to move it. It got tucked in more after the picture anyway.

Also wanted "off" on both switches to match positions.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-04-2015, 10:54 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,435
Posted By GoGoGavin41
Haha thanks, I was quite proud of the bracket I...

Haha thanks, I was quite proud of the bracket I fabricated out of a camp pan handle. Decided a kill - switch type toggle was better.
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-01-2015, 06:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,435
Posted By GoGoGavin41
Well, for whatever reason, once I finished the...

Well, for whatever reason, once I finished the wiring up and took it for a final test ride, the ABS light worked - which is nice because I was going to stick with this ghetto toggle switch otherwise....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-30-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,435
Posted By GoGoGavin41
Yeah, this is why I want an inline switch - with...

Yeah, this is why I want an inline switch - with as many times as you cycle the ignition on a trail ride it'd end up being 20 min longer if you had to sit there pushing that stupid switch every time....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-29-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,435
Posted By GoGoGavin41
What particular wire did you install the switch...

What particular wire did you install the switch on?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-29-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,435
Posted By GoGoGavin41
Ok, here's what I did. Opened up the ABS box...

Ok, here's what I did.

Opened up the ABS box and cut the white wire paired with the black and white stripped wire (rear wheel sensor) as per this diagram:
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-28-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 11,476
Views: 2,455,504
Posted By GoGoGavin41
I've been following this type of stuff for a...

I've been following this type of stuff for a while as my leaking master is getting worse and worse.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=756603&page=5

Seems the consensus is that...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-18-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,435
Posted By GoGoGavin41
Now I'm curious about this too. Shouldn't be the...

Now I'm curious about this too. Shouldn't be the case though (correct me if I'm wrong). With a switch in the "off" position, the ABS controller isn't getting anything from the sensors, thus no ABS...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-18-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,174
Posted By GoGoGavin41
Honestly, unless you're really pitching it over...

Honestly, unless you're really pitching it over in an emergency situation or something, I'd say you're unlikely to stand it up on the box (and crash). Same type of sensation as dragging the peg in my...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-18-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,296
Posted By GoGoGavin41
:lol3 Apparently no one can take a joke...

:lol3 Apparently no one can take a joke (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1031302&page=2)

I guess I should keep my comments to myself... :lobby
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-18-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,195
Posted By GoGoGavin41
Ahem......

Ahem... (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=703582)

My wife is usually pretty reserved about her praise for my (our) motorcycles, but she was smiling and laughing as we wheelied up a 4x4...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-16-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 866
Posted By GoGoGavin41
Yeah, those bolts hold the -092 part onto the...

Yeah, those bolts hold the -092 part onto the -001 part. You can probably get away with either tapping and threading (the -001 part) out to a bigger size or putting in some kind of Helicoil thing.
...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-14-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 669
Posted By GoGoGavin41
Wow, thanks for all the responses! ...

Wow, thanks for all the responses!

Conditions were great. Could hardly tell it had rained anywhere.

http://i899.photobucket.com/albums/ac193/GoGoGavin41/IMG_20141214_151210_128_zps009780fa.jpg...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-12-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 11,476
Views: 2,455,504
Posted By GoGoGavin41
Wasn't today, but past few weeks. Took...

Wasn't today, but past few weeks.

Took Berdoo Canyon Road out of Joshua Tree - excellent

http://i899.photobucket.com/albums/ac193/GoGoGavin41/IMG_20141115_150146_802_zps9ff23f5f.jpg

Went to...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-12-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 669
Posted By GoGoGavin41
Called the visitor center, all the guy could tell...

Called the visitor center, all the guy could tell me was that "Anything could happen" and that "he couldn't recommend coming in via Berdoo". Not very helpful.

I doubt I'll have to worry about...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-12-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 669
Posted By GoGoGavin41
Berdoo Canyon / Joshua Tree in the Rain

Anyone know how Berdoo Canyon gets with a decent amount of rain (like the rain we're having today?)? Rode it a few weeks ago and loved it; going to JTree first thing tomorrow morning and was planning...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-11-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 785
Posted By GoGoGavin41
Yeah, that's what I figured. I have twin Akros...

Yeah, that's what I figured. I have twin Akros now and am considering going 2-1 for the neduro tank. I imagine I'll keep my other can in case I want to switch back.

Here's an semi-related...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-11-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 785
Posted By GoGoGavin41
2-1 Akra Compatability

I see most 2-1s quoted as being made for certain cans (Remis, FMF, etc.) and usually not for Akrapovic. They should all fit, shouldn't they?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-07-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 721
Posted By GoGoGavin41
Sidestand

Sidestand
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-06-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 721
Posted By GoGoGavin41
Losing Fuel Through the Cap

So I know KTM wants you to fill the tanks such that the fuel level of the right tank is below the left cap. In the past, I would just fill both to the cap and I had no problems. Lately, if the bike...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-05-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,435
Posted By GoGoGavin41
Dang, that's what I was worried about, too good...

Dang, that's what I was worried about, too good to be true!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-05-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,435
Posted By GoGoGavin41
Oh boy, time to revive this from 5 year ago. ...

Oh boy, time to revive this from 5 year ago.

Is it really this simple? The switch just interrupts the signal from the rear sensor - lets you lock the rear and maintain ABS on the front?

Have...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-26-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 319
Posted By GoGoGavin41
Ignition Controlled Aux Light Cable

I seem to remember reading at some point that there is a free connector in the dash somewhere that you can run your auxiliary lights through to have them turn off with the ignition. I've killed my...
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