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Forum: Orange Crush Yesterday, 11:57 AM
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Posted By sakurama
http://gregorhalendaphotography.smugmug.com/Motorc...

http://gregorhalendaphotography.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/KTM-950-to-990-conversion-with/i-4Brkt4s/0/L/image1-L.jpg

So the answer is yes. It was the spoke clearance. I believe what happened is that...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-04-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 1,343
Views: 395,191
Posted By sakurama
Wink ^^^ This ^^^ :evil

^^^ This ^^^ :evil
Forum: Orange Crush 10-04-2014, 10:40 AM
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Views: 395,191
Posted By sakurama
Well it does have an "OFF" lever so you're...

Well it does have an "OFF" lever so you're welcome to hang it out as much as you like with the system off. :evil

Right now I'm driving it at 70% of the front so the rear wheel is spinning about...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-02-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 1,343
Views: 395,191
Posted By sakurama
No, no ideas yet. Or rather a couple of ideas...

No, no ideas yet. Or rather a couple of ideas without time to check them out. The leading theory is a broken bearing cage but until I get in there I can't say. I pulled it out yesterday and checked...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-29-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 1,343
Views: 395,191
Posted By sakurama
That would be quite the test eh? Depends on the...

That would be quite the test eh? Depends on the dates. I'll send you a pm.
Forum: Equipment 09-29-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 579
Posted By sakurama
I agree the Kriegas are nice packs. I think...

I agree the Kriegas are nice packs. I think Kevin's stuff has an edge in functionality and beats it by a wide margin in style. Things like the fact that the pockets have high strength magnets that...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-29-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 1,343
Views: 395,191
Posted By sakurama
When I bought my first real bike, my R90S BMW, I...

When I bought my first real bike, my R90S BMW, I saved up and had the engine rebuilt and a bunch of stuff fixed on it at the dealer in Denver (before I was ready to do my own wrenching) and when I...
Forum: Equipment 09-29-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 579
Posted By sakurama
New Moto Backpack - check it out!

It's not often that anything motorcycle oriented shows up on Kickstarter but this campaign is a friends and he's good people, a serious motorcyclist (hence the design) and I helped him with some of...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-28-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 1,343
Views: 395,191
Posted By sakurama
Mikael, no need to send beers, I have a great...

Mikael, no need to send beers, I have a great shop just down the road so I'll get a good Danish beer and toast your kind words. When you visit the states you're welcome to stay some days here and...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-28-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 1,343
Views: 395,191
Posted By sakurama
I never did find the cause or a "smoking gun" but...

I never did find the cause or a "smoking gun" but considering my engine was going on 65,000 miles and had a severely leaking rear cylinder base gasket that sucked in water during the many stream...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-24-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 26,065
Posted By sakurama
Video is set to private - maybe that's on...

Video is set to private - maybe that's on purpose? :evil
Forum: Orange Crush 09-23-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 26,065
Posted By sakurama
That was dictated by KTM as only certain vendors...

That was dictated by KTM as only certain vendors get the "right" to sell while others are only allowed to display their gear and can't sell. Strange but it's KTM's decision.

The bus ride down from...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-23-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 1,343
Views: 395,191
Posted By sakurama
Yes it ran under it's own power Pete - oh for...

Yes it ran under it's own power Pete - oh for your sake!

So, I picked up the graphics Thursday morning - or tried to as they weren't done. Turns out it was a bit more tricky than expected and took...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-19-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 1,343
Views: 395,191
Posted By sakurama
Well, I didn't bring a laptop so you'll have to...

Well, I didn't bring a laptop so you'll have to wait until Monday night unless you're at the KTM rally in which case I'm leaving the bike at the Revit tent so come by and check it out. Katoom, have...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-18-2014, 04:36 AM
Replies: 1,343
Views: 395,191
Posted By sakurama
Thanks, man. How's yours coming along?

Thanks, man. How's yours coming along?
Forum: Orange Crush 09-17-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 1,343
Views: 395,191
Posted By sakurama
This thread has been epically long but it is now...

This thread has been epically long but it is now nearing the end. I may continue to update it as I make small changes to the bike but to me the goal has always been to "finish" the bike and take it...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-14-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 269
Views: 26,065
Posted By sakurama
I love KTM but this is the one area where they...

I love KTM but this is the one area where they need to really step up. Their bikes are the equal of any but their dealers are still just dirt bike guys who don't get it - it's as if dealers don't...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-07-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,523
Posted By sakurama
Excellent! Thanks so much for the update....

Excellent!

Thanks so much for the update. Sincerely! I have a cheap Airoh I am going to experiment with and, while I have sprayed real auto body clears, the amount of solids in them can really...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-07-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,523
Posted By sakurama
I hate finding a thread in a search but there's...

I hate finding a thread in a search but there's no resolution to it.

So, did the Krylon clear work?

Gregor
Forum: Some Assembly Required 09-06-2014, 03:06 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 44,943
Posted By sakurama
Nice score! Yup, it's a 96 900SS SP. FCR's,...

Nice score!

Yup, it's a 96 900SS SP. FCR's, full Termi, marchesinis, 944 kit. Not much else to do (but convert it to SSSA) and I need a Ducati in the stable. I miss my stolen Hyper but they're...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-05-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 269
Views: 26,065
Posted By sakurama
It looks like the stars are going to line up and...

It looks like the stars are going to line up and I'm going to be able to make it down for this. If anyone has followed my thread and wants to see the bike I'll leave it at the Revit booth when I'm...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-05-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 1,343
Views: 395,191
Posted By sakurama
So it's looking like my friend Ben and I will be...

So it's looking like my friend Ben and I will be driving down to Taos with out bikes for the rally. I'd love to ride it down but since I'm still working out the kinks and my time is limited it's just...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 09-05-2014, 05:16 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 44,943
Posted By sakurama
Not really. I swapped the troublesome...

Not really.

I swapped the troublesome clutch side switch gear for a BMW one but I still need to replace the plug wires I think. My KTM project finally made it to OR so things paused while I got...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-29-2014, 04:43 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,393
Posted By sakurama
:eek1:huh

:eek1:huh
Forum: Orange Crush 08-18-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 1,343
Views: 395,191
Posted By sakurama
Rear has been good. It's just one stubborn spoke...

Rear has been good. It's just one stubborn spoke that's leaking at the threads.

Finished? Nah. This bike like my boxer will most likely stay with me forever. It's not worth selling and it has too...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-15-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 1,343
Views: 395,191
Posted By sakurama
Yeah, it's flat. I've sealed that wheel three...

Yeah, it's flat. I've sealed that wheel three times now and it's still leaking. It's on my list. Along with making a speedometer pickup mount, hooking up the headlights, reattaching the tanks...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-14-2014, 01:51 AM
Replies: 1,343
Views: 395,191
Posted By sakurama
No, that's not my 900ss, it's my buddy Tom's...

No, that's not my 900ss, it's my buddy Tom's bike, but riding it is what convinced me I need one.

Joe - I'm glad your frame arrived. I wish my bike was as clean as Tony's is going to be and I...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-13-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 44,943
Posted By sakurama
No, not yet. I'm looking for another machinist...

No, not yet. I'm looking for another machinist that can do short run production and if it works out to be feasible then I'll start some small production runs.

Gregor
Forum: Orange Crush 08-13-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 1,343
Views: 395,191
Posted By sakurama
Finally. ...

Finally.

http://gregorhalendaphotography.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/KTM-950-to-990-conversion-with/i-V5sktvF/0/X2/2014-08-11%2019-02-40-X2.jpg

Finally the bike is in Oregon. I found Paul via...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-12-2014, 06:06 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 44,943
Posted By sakurama
Ha, I've been found out! And appropriately enough...

Ha, I've been found out! And appropriately enough that was shot on this very Guzzi. I like shooting the watch on a bike as they are such georgous mechanical things as well and provide much of my...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-11-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 44,943
Posted By sakurama
Maybe I shouldn't say this but if you're going to...

Maybe I shouldn't say this but if you're going to sell it you might as well give it a go. If it's already busted you've got nothing to lose but if it runs maybe you should save the time and money for...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-07-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 44,943
Posted By sakurama
Yeah, exactly the same years. 84-89 and then in...

Yeah, exactly the same years. 84-89 and then in Greeley for a few years before riding the airhead to NYC in 91. I was very close to buying a GPZ 550 but ended up with the R90S because I'd had a...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-03-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 1,343
Views: 395,191
Posted By sakurama
When this whole thing started with the new engine...

When this whole thing started with the new engine I considered sourcing an FI system but they weren't easy to find. I recognize the superiority of FI but carbs seemed easier at the time. Silly me.
...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-01-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 44,943
Posted By sakurama
I think more than anything I want to take away...

I think more than anything I want to take away some of the mystery of fabrication. Sure, there are a lot of tools that an average person doesn't have but they could if they wanted them. When I...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-30-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 44,943
Posted By sakurama
I know that the bolts have the potential to strip...

I know that the bolts have the potential to strip the heads so I'm on the fence about it right now but I was also considering just putting in helicoils to mitigate the whole problem in the first...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-29-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 44,943
Posted By sakurama
Yeah, right? I haven't had the confidence in the...

Yeah, right? I haven't had the confidence in the bike yet to really lean on it. I need to figure out the wiring short that makes the bike cut out and die a bit too much and then maybe take it to a...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-28-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 44,943
Posted By sakurama
http://gregorhalendaphotography.smugmug.com/Motorc...

http://gregorhalendaphotography.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Moto-Guzzi-Lemans-IV-Cafe/i-sRGrGDp/0/X2/2014-07-22%2017-03-52-X2.jpg

I just got back from a week in NYC where I shot the new 2015 Urban...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-28-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 1,343
Views: 395,191
Posted By sakurama
Paul, that is some exceptional work. Just a...

Paul, that is some exceptional work. Just a beautiful linkage arrangement. Simple and elegant.

:thumb

Gregor
Forum: Orange Crush 07-28-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 1,343
Views: 395,191
Posted By sakurama
It's funny you should mention the Super Enduro -...

It's funny you should mention the Super Enduro - we've been in discussions with someone about just such a bike and the creation of what would be the ultimate adventure bike. But until things become...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-28-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 1,343
Views: 395,191
Posted By sakurama
So, if you've followed my garage build you know...

So, if you've followed my garage build you know that I've got more than a few irons in the fire. It's just been too busy for me to dedicate time to everything that I've got going on so I've decided...
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