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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-20-2015, 08:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 610
Posted By veltex
I'm not sure I would commute in any higher...

I'm not sure I would commute in any higher traffic area, anything with four wheels and drivers texting, eating, putting on make up, reading, etc. makes me nervous. That said, and this forum is all...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-12-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 8,763
Views: 863,137
Posted By veltex
Yeah, I had a chance to stop by the moving sale...

Yeah, I had a chance to stop by the moving sale and get some things to help make the move easier, or to be a vulture,? Klim badlands was calling my name. Someone's gotta do it, :D
Forum: Road Warriors 11-29-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 687
Views: 134,349
Posted By veltex
Yep, I have seen a few different types of hard...

Yep, I have seen a few different types of hard trunks added, I get buy with a dry bag or similar strapped to the rear rack and all is good. There are also larger rear rack options. The side bags are...
Forum: Road Warriors 11-28-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 687
Views: 134,349
Posted By veltex
another F6B checking in here :D ...

another F6B checking in here :D

http://i998.photobucket.com/albums/af104/veltex1/f6bnov14_zps29acfdd7.jpg
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-10-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 8,763
Views: 863,137
Posted By veltex
Thank you sir, haven't had a dedicated road bike...

Thank you sir, haven't had a dedicated road bike in many years, and this one is comfy and smooth for 2up which was the target. I would rather be in the dirt on a couple different bikes, but this aint...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-08-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 8,763
Views: 863,137
Posted By veltex
Well, one example of a four letter word could...

Well, one example of a four letter word could be.... "WING"


http://i998.photobucket.com/albums/af104/veltex1/f6bnov14_zps29acfdd7.jpg
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-22-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 8,763
Views: 863,137
Posted By veltex
I lost my spot somewhere, and didn't know it...

I lost my spot somewhere, and didn't know it until the maps had been over 30 days old (deleted from web site), oh well. A buddy has the inreach and likes it, I have an inreach now, trying it out, so...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-19-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 8,763
Views: 863,137
Posted By veltex
Yeah, it was awesome. A buddy of mine had a solo...

Yeah, it was awesome. A buddy of mine had a solo trip planned and it just so happened I could go at the last minute, had to take the knobbies off and put the hybrid tires on, only about 20% + dirt,...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-17-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 8,763
Views: 863,137
Posted By veltex
I guess there is a little fall color in this one...

I guess there is a little fall color in this one as well, this road turns dirt shortly after this stretch,I think these bighorn sheep are wondering what we are doing on their road

...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-17-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 8,763
Views: 863,137
Posted By veltex
I think I got it, man this computer stuff :bash

I think I got it, man this computer stuff :bash
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-17-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 8,763
Views: 863,137
Posted By veltex
Dang it, how does a guy get pics on here?

Dang it, how does a guy get pics on here?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-17-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 8,763
Views: 863,137
Posted By veltex
Roger that, spent 4 days out last week, here is a...

Roger that, spent 4 days out last week, here is a couple

Bitterroot range here
http://i998.photobucket.com/albums/af104/veltex1/advrideoct14001_zps2c12c650.jpg

Idaho's side of the Tetons...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-03-2013, 05:17 PM
Replies: 8,763
Views: 863,137
Posted By veltex
Hey man, how are you? Lots going on lately that...

Hey man, how are you? Lots going on lately that don't include much riding, dammit! Have had the big bike out a couple of times and the regular dirt bike hardly at all, hoping to change that soon....
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-03-2013, 05:58 AM
Replies: 8,763
Views: 863,137
Posted By veltex
almost winter

Hi all, for anyone who cares, starting to get cold up high. Snow turned us around above Stibnite, about 8200 feet or so. Big bikes plus snow, not always a good thing. :D

If I could figure out how...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-17-2013, 06:05 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,987
Posted By veltex
If someone didnt mention it already, I have real...

If someone didnt mention it already, I have real good luck with the Wolfman Express, it holds enough (and expands) but most importantly lets me stand without any issues. I stand a lot so this is key...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-08-2012, 09:36 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,153
Posted By veltex
scorpion rally seems to be working for me

scorpion rally seems to be working for me
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-08-2012, 09:33 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,018
Posted By veltex
Two ktms go together well, 990adv and 250xcw for...

Two ktms go together well, 990adv and 250xcw for me
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-23-2012, 06:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,402
Posted By veltex
I have been running the Pirelli Scorpion Rally on...

I have been running the Pirelli Scorpion Rally on the rear and I like it, hooks up in everything, affordable, stiff, only ok on pavement, cant figure out how to ease up on the throttle to make it...
Forum: Vendors 11-20-2012, 11:10 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 30,082
Posted By veltex
Back to US and fast shipping?

Back to US and fast shipping?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-15-2012, 07:53 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 10,043
Posted By veltex
husky can

Hey, is the Husky can yours? Want to sell it?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-13-2012, 09:52 PM
Replies: 8,763
Views: 863,137
Posted By veltex
nice!

nice!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-13-2012, 04:35 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,936
Posted By veltex
balancing at home?

Just a couple thoughts on balancing your own self, can anyone accurately measure the inside diameter of a front and rear wheel bearing for the 990 and post here please? With that said, would a steel...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-13-2012, 09:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,199
Posted By veltex
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-04-2012, 04:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 941
Posted By veltex
abs interupt

A search should turn up several threads on this subject, a couple with pictures, a basic switch interupting the rear, boom. One of the best/most usable mods.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-25-2012, 06:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,708
Posted By veltex
Geez man, whats with the negativity? I do...

Geez man, whats with the negativity? I do actually know how to change a tire, the whole family rides, dirt, dual sport, adventure, a little street, tires do get changed here. I draw the line at...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-25-2012, 06:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,708
Posted By veltex
I like it, almost seems that the same tool might...

I like it, almost seems that the same tool might be able to flex the bead out enough for dismounting if the tire is lifted up as its flexed out, no? It might also be even easier with a little soap,...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-09-2012, 12:12 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 13,384
Posted By veltex
Just did this install yesterday, only have a...

Just did this install yesterday, only have a short test ride in but love this set up so far, for any one thats curious I weighed all the parts and the weight savings total is 16 pounds, remus 7.5...
Forum: Vendors 10-09-2012, 07:26 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,577
Posted By veltex
990 box

Craig, any idea when 990 storage boxes will be in stock again, and where? thanks
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-01-2012, 06:05 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 9,081
Posted By veltex
I havent done much testing, but can say I hate...

I havent done much testing, but can say I hate the buffeting of the stocker, and the Moose shorty has fixed it for me, clean air and less wind protection is working so far, 5' 9"
Forum: Thumpers 10-01-2012, 05:57 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 7,662
Posted By veltex
+1 on the kdx, great trail bike, bullet proof for...

+1 on the kdx, great trail bike, bullet proof for the most part, cheap to maintain, rides light. xrs are great too, drz also
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-01-2012, 05:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,572
Posted By veltex
Thanks guys, keep the pictures coming if you got...

Thanks guys, keep the pictures coming if you got em. I am in an area of killer riding and dont get out much for more than long one day rides (and actually prefer any type of bed over sleeping on the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-30-2012, 10:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,572
Posted By veltex
wolfman over rotopax ?

Does anyone run soft side bags over top a rotopax setup attached to the stock H&B pannier racks? Any info and pictures much appreciated. Brainstorming about some affordable ideas for extra fuel...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-23-2012, 06:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,035
Posted By veltex
count me in

count me in
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-09-2012, 08:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 796
Posted By veltex
Read the article in the outdoors section, loved...

Read the article in the outdoors section, loved it, want to get up that way but dont think its in the cards for this year
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-07-2012, 07:41 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,707
Posted By veltex
weight

So has anyone broke down some of these weight saving mods separately? How much off for abs removal, one front disc conversion, battery relocation, etc. Just curious
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-20-2012, 07:49 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,221
Posted By veltex
Thanks for the input everyone, still trying to...

Thanks for the input everyone, still trying to decide what to do, 2 into1 isnt mandatory but trying to do this cheap is. The near new fmf q2 I have is free, the question is which is cheaper for...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-16-2012, 09:09 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,221
Posted By veltex
any pictures of your mid pipe and fmf set up? I...

any pictures of your mid pipe and fmf set up? I am thinking of having a mid pipe made from my stocker and cutting off one of the flanges from a stock muffler and having welded to back of a fmf q2...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-12-2012, 08:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 454
Posted By veltex
adapt fmf cans to 990 ?

Hi all, lurk lots, post rarely. Question is budget related, if a person had near new fmf q2 cans from other bikes can they be adapted to the 990 cheaply? I cant afford new exhaust right now, but have...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-02-2012, 07:06 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 9,345
Posted By veltex
+1 on Black dog for both

+1 on Black dog for both
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-02-2012, 07:05 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 9,345
Posted By veltex
+1 for Black Dog on both

+1 for Black Dog on both
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