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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-19-2015, 02:57 PM
Replies: 19,528
Views: 8,186,199
Posted By Dr LC8
...well when you want to get it dirty up in the...

...well when you want to get it dirty up in the Peak District just give ma a shout...

Nic
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-16-2015, 12:54 AM
Replies: 11,938
Views: 2,606,931
Posted By Dr LC8
Very nice Rade...it is a shame I sold my 690 some...

Very nice Rade...it is a shame I sold my 690 some time ago:huh

Nic
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-10-2015, 07:45 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 80,104
Posted By Dr LC8
Rade, Will you let us see some pictures? ...

Rade,

Will you let us see some pictures?

Nic
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-10-2015, 02:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 655
Posted By Dr LC8
Took me a bit...but that is funny!!!!:lol3 ...

Took me a bit...but that is funny!!!!:lol3

Nic
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-09-2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 655
Posted By Dr LC8
I use both the old straight seat (also S and R...

I use both the old straight seat (also S and R models) and the comfy 990 standard one. I actually finf more comfortable the straight one...

N
Forum: Europe 04-09-2015, 01:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 923
Posted By Dr LC8
Because: 1) It is a see freight service in...

Because:

1) It is a see freight service in container from near my home town to Reykjavik.
2) It is relative cheap (600 euro return)
3) I will fly in easyjet from 10 minutes drive from my home...
Forum: Europe 03-31-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,244
Posted By Dr LC8
Well done Timpo :freaky:clap Nic

Well done Timpo

:freaky:clap

Nic
Forum: Ride reports 03-31-2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,921
Posted By Dr LC8
Very nice! :clap Nic

Very nice!

:clap

Nic
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-15-2015, 02:36 AM
Replies: 11,938
Views: 2,606,931
Posted By Dr LC8
Hi Masso, Which ECU program will you use...

Hi Masso,

Which ECU program will you use with this filter?

Nicola
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-15-2015, 02:34 AM
Replies: 19,528
Views: 8,186,199
Posted By Dr LC8
I guess the same beautiful canyon. August 2006,...

I guess the same beautiful canyon.
August 2006, my first KTM 950 brought new 2004!!!:cry

http://s11.postimg.org/n2yjkpqyr/Spagna_e_Portogallo_Agosto_2006_272.jpg (http://postimage.org/)


Nic
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-13-2015, 12:59 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,487
Posted By Dr LC8
Usinig Excel Rims I love Desert Front and Mefo...

Usinig Excel Rims I love Desert Front and Mefo Stone Master 140/80 (max 1500km to destry it!) for hard dry off road or Dunlop D908RR front + rear (140/80) for all other dry off road (up to 3000km if...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-13-2015, 06:26 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,487
Posted By Dr LC8
7000km with a E09? How is the front E09 when...

7000km with a E09?

How is the front E09 when travelling fully loaded???Nic
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-12-2015, 06:54 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,487
Posted By Dr LC8
Laugh Can you please tell me how many km did you get...

Can you please tell me how many km did you get out of the Mitas E-09 Dakar? The Mitas E-10 you had was a Dakar?

Thanks

N
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-11-2015, 12:23 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,487
Posted By Dr LC8
Can you comment on how long did the E-10 last? ...

Can you comment on how long did the E-10 last?

Many thanks

Nic
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-09-2015, 01:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,487
Posted By Dr LC8
Thanks all. I had 950/990 for 10 years now...

Thanks all.

I had 950/990 for 10 years now using both original rims and narrow excel rims. I used several different off road tyres but always on narrow rims and in 140/80 (MT21,D908RR,Mefo...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-08-2015, 03:03 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,681
Posted By Dr LC8
Today I finished the first round of...

Today I finished the first round of restoration...basically the budget is over:evil

Things done so far:
Full service.
Carbs cleaned and re-setted to original
Stickers and stuff.
The whole body...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-08-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,487
Posted By Dr LC8
Thanks, I need something more "aggressive"....

Thanks,

I need something more "aggressive". My question is really how long will a Mitas E-10 150/70 will last on a 990 Adventure??? Anyone??

Nicola
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-08-2015, 03:00 AM
Replies: 11,938
Views: 2,606,931
Posted By Dr LC8
Giorgio, Nice job. Nevertheless can I ask...

Giorgio,

Nice job. Nevertheless can I ask you why you moving the battery? I am fully aware of the fact that "racing" LC8 ADV have oil tank and battery underneath the seat to improve handling....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-08-2015, 01:54 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,487
Posted By Dr LC8
Can you use them with a tube? I am not sure I...

Can you use them with a tube? I am not sure I want to run tubeless tyres...

Nic
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-06-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,487
Posted By Dr LC8
5000KM? That sounds very good to me!Performances?...

5000KM? That sounds very good to me!Performances? Can you compare it to the TKC?

Nic
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-06-2015, 02:28 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,487
Posted By Dr LC8
I guess it last like the Mefo Stone...

I guess it last like the Mefo Stone Master...1000KM of pure gripping!:loll

Nic
Forum: EMEA 03-06-2015, 02:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 498
Posted By Dr LC8
Thanks for this. Nicola

Thanks for this.

Nicola
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-05-2015, 04:36 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,487
Posted By Dr LC8
Tell me Steve, where about in the lakes you take...

Tell me Steve, where about in the lakes you take your 990?
Any good advice??

Nic
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-05-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,487
Posted By Dr LC8
I have been using Mefo Stone Master regularly...

I have been using Mefo Stone Master regularly with the 2.50 excel rims. That is not a tyre for tourism off road, even less to use with a loaded bike. Have you ever tried it???

Iceland it is hard...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-05-2015, 07:21 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,487
Posted By Dr LC8
Both you mean E-09 and E10??? How long does the...

Both you mean E-09 and E10??? How long does the E-10 last? On which bike?

Thanks

Nic
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-04-2015, 04:22 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,487
Posted By Dr LC8
Mefo SE vs Mitas E09 and E10

I am going to Iceland this coming summer. Very abrasive off road, manly compact terrain and sand. I read extensively about Mefo SE 150 and seems to be much better for durability compared to Karoo(all...
Forum: Europe 03-02-2015, 02:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 405
Posted By Dr LC8
Hardalpitour 2015

Welcome to the 7th edition of The HARDALPITOUR!
This great event is growing for quality and riders enjoyment each year. Teams from 18 different countries and press from several countries in Europe...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-02-2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,219
Posted By Dr LC8
I agree they are tough...and you too not to...

I agree they are tough...and you too not to mention how lucky that no one was coming the other side of the road.

Now, why did the bike slip? To heavy on the back with no much grip on front TKC???...
Forum: Europe 02-25-2015, 12:10 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 16,605
Posted By Dr LC8
Hi, Inscriptions are now opened and we have...

Hi,

Inscriptions are now opened and we have some news for the 2015 edition.

I will shortly post a new thread with all the relative info.

In the mean time, who ever is interested or want to...
Forum: Europe 02-22-2015, 03:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 923
Posted By Dr LC8
Hi GB, This is very useful. Thank you very...

Hi GB,

This is very useful. Thank you very much.

Nic
Forum: Europe 02-17-2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 923
Posted By Dr LC8
Iceland 2015

Hi,

I will be riding in Iceland for 10 days arriving the 29th of June and leaving the 9th of July. We are a group of 6 riders, 5 on KTM (990S, 690x2 and 640ADV x 2). We are a mixed group of 2...
Forum: EMEA 02-17-2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 498
Posted By Dr LC8
ICELAND July 2015

Hi,

I will be riding in Iceland for 10 days arriving the 29th of June and leaving the 9th of July. We are a group of 6 riders, 5 on KTM (990S, 690x2 and 640ADV x 2). We are a mixed group of 2...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-14-2015, 01:31 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,681
Posted By Dr LC8
Finally today I had time to some more work on my...

Finally today I had time to some more work on my collector item. In all fairness I hoped to finish it (still at a level of a very gross restoration!). Unfortunately when I was seeing the finish line...
Forum: Ride reports 01-30-2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 14,112
Posted By Dr LC8
Bello, molto bello. Now I look forward to...

Bello, molto bello.

Now I look forward to see pictures from the south!

Ciao

Nicola
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-30-2015, 04:16 PM
Replies: 19,528
Views: 8,186,199
Posted By Dr LC8
+1!

+1!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-29-2015, 10:42 AM
Replies: 19,528
Views: 8,186,199
Posted By Dr LC8
Masso e' bellissima!:eek1 I want to now all...

Masso e' bellissima!:eek1

I want to now all about that tanks! Can you please let me have some info?

Grazie

Nic
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-28-2015, 08:01 AM
Replies: 19,528
Views: 8,186,199
Posted By Dr LC8
Loved the pictures taken in the same places:clap ...

Loved the pictures taken in the same places:clap

Nic
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-28-2015, 07:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 467
Posted By Dr LC8
+1 Nic

+1

Nic
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-18-2015, 02:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,157
Posted By Dr LC8
Well I listen to all of your comments and...

Well I listen to all of your comments and advices...

First I made myself a drink...:freaky

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...then I have undo...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-17-2015, 01:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,838
Posted By Dr LC8
Loved it! You nearly convinced me to buy one... ...

Loved it! You nearly convinced me to buy one...

I defiitively would if I could...:lol3

Nic
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