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Forum: Canada 02-16-2015, 08:09 AM
Replies: 5,181
Views: 440,043
Posted By rokdktr
Must be nice to get time to ride! ;) The...

Must be nice to get time to ride! ;)

The ol'Catch-22 for me. The world is falling apart, budgets getting cut, oil patch slowing down, I got laid off before Xmas, thought I would have time to...
Forum: Road warriors 01-31-2015, 09:05 PM
Replies: 407
Views: 133,320
Posted By rokdktr
My 1994 CBR900. 50% Ducati 996/999 at this point...

My 1994 CBR900. 50% Ducati 996/999 at this point though.


http://i111.photobucket.com/albums/n122/backwoods_photography/Vehicles/CBR4-2006small3.jpg...
Forum: Canada 01-31-2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 782
Posted By rokdktr
Work had me tied up for the last few days and I...

Work had me tied up for the last few days and I honestly haven't heard back from any shippers or dealerships. I'll get on it Tuesday here with my KTM guy, they aren't open on Monday.

As it stands...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-26-2015, 06:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,090
Posted By rokdktr
Looks Great!

Looks Great!
Forum: Canada 01-25-2015, 07:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 782
Posted By rokdktr
I've got a couple of requests out for shipping...

I've got a couple of requests out for shipping quotes now. Thanks for the offers of help guys, we'll see if this materializes into anything.
Forum: Canada 01-21-2015, 04:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 782
Posted By rokdktr
Tanks for the advice guys. I'll be getting into...

Tanks for the advice guys. I'll be getting into it more to see if I can figure it out.

Thats a helluva long ride on a Super Enduro, so I'll be trying to fright it back either way.

I might be...
Forum: Canada 01-21-2015, 02:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 782
Posted By rokdktr
Quebec to Calgary: Buying a bike

I'm looking at buying a 950SE from a guy in Quebec. The bike is in Sept-Iles to be exact.

How do I proceed to protect both the seller and myself? Initially he thought I was a scammer, and I...
Forum: Canada 01-20-2015, 06:55 PM
Replies: 5,181
Views: 440,043
Posted By rokdktr
I could be mistaken. You never know. :evil

I could be mistaken. You never know. :evil
Forum: Canada 01-20-2015, 04:45 PM
Replies: 5,181
Views: 440,043
Posted By rokdktr
I don't think they are sold out. I think the hot...

I don't think they are sold out. I think the hot bikes at the CMS were the 1290's, 690r's and Dukes.

I think there are quite a few more 1190's yet to show up or be assembled out of their crates. ...
Forum: Canada 01-20-2015, 03:39 PM
Replies: 5,181
Views: 440,043
Posted By rokdktr
Cycle works has an 1190R in for sure cause mine...

Cycle works has an 1190R in for sure cause mine showed up already, pretty sure they have a few others not built yet out back. They are doing reno's though and I'm not sure what they are building...
Forum: Canada 01-20-2015, 10:07 AM
Replies: 5,181
Views: 440,043
Posted By rokdktr
Had one on order, but alas, with job insecurity...

Had one on order, but alas, with job insecurity and the strong possibility I won't be able to sell the Harley in a slumped market, I'm probably going to pass on a new ADV bike this year.

Can't...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-08-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,954
Posted By rokdktr
Dealers hre in Kanuckistan are getting 1190R. ...

Dealers hre in Kanuckistan are getting 1190R. Not sure why they would shoot the R version in the head like that. Bad juju.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-06-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 4,982
Views: 759,810
Posted By rokdktr
Pretty sure he was using it to diagnosis if it is...

Pretty sure he was using it to diagnosis if it is a problem, not that you should do it every time you get on the bike. Troubleshooting purposes.
Forum: Canada 10-29-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 5,181
Views: 440,043
Posted By rokdktr
Haha. Been there done that. 2 or even 4 bikes...

Haha. Been there done that. 2 or even 4 bikes at one point that all did something very well. Still missed a bike that did it all. Went back to big bore enduro/adv.

Not sure if I'll sell the...
Forum: Canada 10-26-2014, 11:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 973
Posted By rokdktr
Agreed and not just for bike gear. To be clear,...

Agreed and not just for bike gear. To be clear, I will buy this gear in canada, most likely where I buy my bike if they can get it. But I'll do my best to get what I can for a deal. I didn't mean...
Forum: Canada 10-26-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 973
Posted By rokdktr
I'm hoping I can do the Jacket, pants, Leatt and...

I'm hoping I can do the Jacket, pants, Leatt and Boots for maybe $2500 plus tax if I push a little. I should deb abel to get 10% right away with the bike purchase, hoping for a little more.
...
Forum: Canada 10-25-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 973
Posted By rokdktr
For sure. I should be able to swing some...

For sure. I should be able to swing some discounts with a bike purchase too. It just never ceases to amaze me.

Helmets are good. I'm not going to go the ADV style this time, I have an 1 year old...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-25-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 11,633
Views: 2,508,544
Posted By rokdktr
Wave as you ride through Fier! I'm working on...

Wave as you ride through Fier! I'm working on the 3rd closest drilling rig beside the highway in Marinza! Lol! :D
Forum: Canada 10-25-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 973
Posted By rokdktr
Gears Crazy!?

I loved my previous Klim Badlands. This time around I want to run a Leatt as well.

Priced out the Klim ADV Rally, Leatt 5.5 and Klim Pants, and a replacement set of Sidi boots. (all I have right...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-24-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,443
Posted By rokdktr
AGREED. A little heat shield device, some...

AGREED. A little heat shield device, some foamies, and MAYBE some cushion added to the pillion and you should be alright.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-23-2014, 11:56 PM
Replies: 4,982
Views: 759,810
Posted By rokdktr
Simple answer would be to make a small aluminium...

Simple answer would be to make a small aluminium guard and simply drill 2 holes in the HDB hand guard bar to mount it. Make it a half circle design and just high enough to block debris from the...
Forum: Canada 10-23-2014, 11:41 PM
Replies: 5,181
Views: 440,043
Posted By rokdktr
I just puked a little in my mouth. Blackfoot. ...

I just puked a little in my mouth. Blackfoot.

Just don't put a deposit on anything nice or cool for spring, they might forget and sell it to one of their buddies! I still shop there, but I...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-22-2014, 11:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,443
Posted By rokdktr
I asked the same questions in a thread further...

I asked the same questions in a thread further down called "Why not an 1190"

Seems like not much other than the air and heat. I'm gonna cure it all on my 2015 with Powercell filter mods, full...
Forum: Canada 10-22-2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 5,181
Views: 440,043
Posted By rokdktr
If you are not averse to used you can look for a...

If you are not averse to used you can look for a 640 LC4 too. I had the supermoto version and it was awesome. Rarer though, but a good bike and much cheaper than a new 690R.

XR650 is a stout and...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-22-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,924
Posted By rokdktr
Rack? Or take the loss on a new bike for some...

Rack? Or take the loss on a new bike for some extra liters and a few HP?

Thats spectacularish accounting!

;)
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-21-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,924
Posted By rokdktr
EXACTLY! Lol. I'll be phoning in my "big" order...

EXACTLY! Lol. I'll be phoning in my "big" order soon and it includes that rack setup. :D

"One of everything garçon!"
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-21-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,924
Posted By rokdktr
If you don't need a passenger seat you can run...

If you don't need a passenger seat you can run Black Dogs double rack setup like I'm going to. With Rotopax it puts the weight further toward you body mass.

Slick setup, but I HATE having fuel on...
Forum: Canada 10-20-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 5,181
Views: 440,043
Posted By rokdktr
Put an order in for a 2015 1190R. Figured it...

Put an order in for a 2015 1190R. Figured it will do better in the dirt than the Harley. :D (although the Harley does work very nicely in front of a Starbucks)
Forum: Canada 10-20-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 5,181
Views: 440,043
Posted By rokdktr
Already ordered. If it shows up in December,...

Already ordered. If it shows up in December, I'll only be home for January anyways until March, and then I can ride it.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-20-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,855
Posted By rokdktr
HAHA! I've got a winter list too. My problem is...

HAHA! I've got a winter list too. My problem is I work rotational expat 31 & 26. And winter is snowboard / family time. Spring/summer/fall are riding/family time.

I'll be paying my favourite...
Forum: Canada 10-20-2014, 12:00 AM
Replies: 5,181
Views: 440,043
Posted By rokdktr
Hey Calgary. Back in the game for next...

Hey Calgary.

Back in the game for next season again (December bike arrival, then wait on weather, maybe some farkles :evil )

Looking forward to getting out with you guys again, its been too...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-19-2014, 11:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,855
Posted By rokdktr
They were the "abnormally warm" couple weeks we...

They were the "abnormally warm" couple weeks we got a few winters ago. I think temps got up to about 10 deg C, and most of everything had either melted off the roads or was already dry.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-19-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,855
Posted By rokdktr
HA! Yeah, there have been a couple winters where...

HA! Yeah, there have been a couple winters where we went out in January on the Trunk road, but not very often. Getting out of the city gets treacherous. :1drink
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-19-2014, 02:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,855
Posted By rokdktr
Ordered mine yesterday in Calgary. Either a...

Ordered mine yesterday in Calgary. Either a December or March delivery. I almost prefer March. I work December, February and will be home for March.

Lots of time to get parts ordered up. :D
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-18-2014, 01:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 821
Posted By rokdktr
Exactly. Either bike will get ridden in the same...

Exactly. Either bike will get ridden in the same style, same scenarios, same terrain. but I'm thinking the 1190r fills a gap between the super enduro and the GSA. Is that a fair estimation?...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-17-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 821
Posted By rokdktr
My plan for the KTM would be bags, a GiantLoop...

My plan for the KTM would be bags, a GiantLoop soft bag, solid skid and maybe the Tourartech upper cage unless there is a better one, I only care about strength.

Exhaust obviously, canisterectomy,...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-17-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 821
Posted By rokdktr
Why not an 1190r?

History: I loved my 2006 r1200gs adv. camping, touring northern BC, highway day trips, back roads. Had a few in between them too. Had a 2009 KTM 950SE Erz aswell that i loved. Wow!

Sold the...
Forum: Canada 03-02-2013, 10:22 AM
Replies: 5,181
Views: 440,043
Posted By rokdktr
Klim Gear

Putting my Klim "suit" and boots up in the Flea Market fellow Calgarians......little plug for locals

(sorry about the EE thing, had the wrong forum in my head)
Forum: Canada 10-22-2012, 09:28 AM
Replies: 5,181
Views: 440,043
Posted By rokdktr
Yeah, there was not hardly any snow up in Bergen...

Yeah, there was not hardly any snow up in Bergen Sunday when we went gunning for Yotes through Water Valley and Sundre....I thought it would have been worse after I heard about the trunk...
Forum: Canada 10-21-2012, 08:35 PM
Replies: 5,181
Views: 440,043
Posted By rokdktr
Never say never...we had a tour out the Trunk...

Never say never...we had a tour out the Trunk Road in January one year....I think there were 6 of us, and I was riding a supermoto at the time. You can just enver tell for sure what will happen out...
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