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Forum: Vendors Yesterday, 06:46 AM
Replies: 3,259
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Posted By Snowhite808
Husaberg and EXC cush drive

The e-mails are, teh way they are - so I write my questions here again.

I did not find particular info about the Husaberg wheel setup on the page.
Basically what Im asking is -
1) Are the...
Forum: Ride reports 05-21-2015, 01:10 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,157
Posted By Snowhite808
11th day in Georgia

Getting up after a cold and stormy night.
OK the sun would be upp, but it was still cold and moist and my health started acting up a little.
Others were not that jolly either, but we got our stuff...
Forum: Ride reports 05-20-2015, 03:47 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,157
Posted By Snowhite808
9-10th day in Georgia

So the morning comes with better news.
There is sunshine over the mountains and the roads are drying.
We had luck with the locals, so that 20liters of fuel was transported to us, to fill the...
Forum: Ride reports 05-20-2015, 02:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,157
Posted By Snowhite808
8th day in Georgia

After getting wayy too much sleep and good food, the weather was still bad.
The roads up there deteriorate and mud with small stones wash away some parts of the road.
We admit to be a little bored...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-15-2015, 11:15 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 11,989
Posted By Snowhite808
Sold.

:cry

the regret has started to set in already.
:(:
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-28-2015, 08:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 546
Posted By Snowhite808
Thumb Do You have the usual or dakar versions? In any...

Do You have the usual or dakar versions?
In any case the 2.3 bar pressure cold is the max ever needed.
We were recommended by mitas to use as low as 1.6 bar for really slow and bad sections but...
Forum: Racing 01-06-2015, 05:42 AM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 905,853
Posted By Snowhite808
finally

finally get to post too.
my god the thread goes so fast while at wik.

I see my countryman is tagging along nicely with the Pavey boys.
and we see SAM choo-choo-ing to top ten by the evening at...
Forum: Ride reports 09-19-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,157
Posted By Snowhite808
Just a little video teaser also

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wMNfIMPE41Q&feature=youtu.be
Forum: Ride reports 09-10-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,157
Posted By Snowhite808
Sixth and seventh day in Georgia

Hello, good morning to everybody.

So we wake up to a nice morning on the hillside with nothing but pure sun in the eyes and bad stink of cows in the nose.
Yes, the cows had been there and taken...
Forum: Ride reports 09-04-2014, 01:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,157
Posted By Snowhite808
Cool2 Updated a little.

Updated a little.
Forum: Ride reports 09-03-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,157
Posted By Snowhite808
No other way but UP!

The night was quiet and with only little disturbance from locals asking for light or something.
We wake up to a nice sunshine and have a little wash in the river just below our tents.
Local herd...
Forum: Ride reports 09-01-2014, 01:09 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,157
Posted By Snowhite808
Hi, Wesley! We had the opportunity to meet...

Hi, Wesley!

We had the opportunity to meet the Russian side 3 times and all of them during the "switch" time. Meaning one group of them had already been working for the whole night or day and the...
Forum: Ride reports 08-27-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,157
Posted By Snowhite808
Third day in Georgia. Places to go, things to see.

Hello and good morning...
It was about 0800 am, we woke up and since last night it got decided, that I would have to go on my merry way to the KTM center by myself, I just packed fast.
The contact...
Forum: Ride reports 08-26-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,157
Posted By Snowhite808
II day in Georgia - we find Tbilisi.

Good morning Georgia.
We woke up to the sun coming over the mountains.
It was nice to have such a peaceful rest for a while.

Maka was prepping breakfast already and we started doing stuff, do...
Forum: Ride reports 08-25-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,157
Posted By Snowhite808
First real day in georgia.

We wake up to a constant rumble of cows just inches from our heads.
I find myself to be still so tired, I just dont care. At one moment some of them really touch the tent so thats a little scary...
Forum: Ride reports 08-20-2014, 03:11 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,157
Posted By Snowhite808
Volgograd to Vladikavkas.

3rd day in Russia.
We have a very - very early wake up call.
We hung out already too long. ...
Forum: Ride reports 08-20-2014, 01:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,157
Posted By Snowhite808
While in russia. Day 3 of the trip.

We are well in Russia.
The morning is cold and damp and the moskitos from last night have bitten the better part of me. It is early in the morning. Maybe 0600 hours. The visor fogs up like hell and...
Forum: Ride reports 08-19-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,157
Posted By Snowhite808
The race goes on...

The morning of the second day.

We wake up to the sad barking of Tarmos dog.
Its raining outside. It appears, that the weathergods are not on our side.
So as it was decided, we would be...
Forum: Ride reports 08-15-2014, 01:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,157
Posted By Snowhite808
And the RR will begin...

Lets start from the beginning...

On the last trip to the Black Sea and Ukraine, we decided, that the other shore of that sea must be visited also by carrot racing team.
On the 19th of july we had...
Forum: Ride reports 07-19-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,157
Posted By Snowhite808
Hi guys and girls. At the moment we have...

Hi guys and girls.
At the moment we have already lne bike down with bad slipping clutch. So munk went back home (about 200 miles) to get the old clutch set and we will have a long night ahead of...
Forum: Ride reports 07-18-2014, 12:43 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,157
Posted By Snowhite808
Cool2 1Day till D-day!

:ear

Whats up - you ask?

Well, here is the list:

Bike:
everything is checked 3 or 4 times now and as much as I could, things, that the bike needs, are packed in the garage.
small tools...
Forum: Ride reports 07-14-2014, 04:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,157
Posted By Snowhite808
Prepwork in high gear.

Just a little update, so one would not think, we have gone missing in action already.
As I do need to get things done for the daily job as well, Im currently not keeping really up to date with the...
Forum: Ride reports 07-05-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,157
Posted By Snowhite808
Cool2 Good night in the garage...

Hi guys -
so prepping the bike goes along nicely.
Changed tires and set the carbs again and changed fluids for the brakes.
Somewhat set the bar for tire changing time - 24 min for a proper...
Forum: Ride reports 07-05-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,157
Posted By Snowhite808
Lets get introduced

Allright - its the last free weekend for me, so I try to organize the home stuff and get my mind set right.
I feel the anxiety of the trip taking over already. Every little thing that comes to...
Forum: Ride reports 07-03-2014, 03:58 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,157
Posted By Snowhite808
Carrots Conquer Caucasus 2014

Start of a new little adventure.


It has been a long time coming and now we are working rapidly to get things "rolling" on the 19th of july.
Why carrots - cuz there should be 3 ktm-s going...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-19-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 11,989
Posted By Snowhite808
Exhaust

Hello,


the Delcevic exhaust was actually just fine before, I just wanted to make sure, it would be up to a long run. Now, I run it with the insert in. It is, lets say about 20 percent louder...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-16-2014, 04:05 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 11,989
Posted By Snowhite808
Bad behaviour and cleanups.

Hello,


First things first - how and why.

The bike started to act up last summer already a- little bit on startups and sometimes stalling for no apparent reason. (I searched for bad sidestand...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-16-2014, 03:49 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,657
Posted By Snowhite808
Cool2 My mosfet version

Hello,

so here, as promised, the MOSFET mod and burnt contact fix by me, last night.
First things first - how and why.

The bike started to act up last summer already a- little bit on startups...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-15-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,657
Posted By Snowhite808
Thumb Hello! Will post tomorrow my version of...

Hello!

Will post tomorrow my version of mosfet solution.
Pump needed new points badly - so i did them and got the Mosfet also in there.
Was really difficult to get things in the top again but...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-14-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,657
Posted By Snowhite808
Hello, so my pump failed and Im searching...

Hello,

so my pump failed and Im searching for a solution.
I would order the full solid state kit but i need the bike up- n running like tomorrow - so my question is - would this work if my...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-09-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 11,989
Posted By Snowhite808
Hmm - CR universe ? Full of beautiful women and...

Hmm - CR universe ?
Full of beautiful women and fast boats and some shaken martini?
:D
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-09-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 11,989
Posted By Snowhite808
Dont really use mirrors but i think about the...

Dont really use mirrors but i think about the long lever DT mirrors too - or at least one.

and Yes, it still is OUCH.
:shog
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-09-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 11,989
Posted By Snowhite808
Rally screen and new tyres.

Hei-hei.

So it was a long time coming idea of ours, we needed a new screen for the bikes.
So clay mould was made and fiberglass nosepiece was born.
The shape and the size and the weight is to...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-28-2014, 02:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,196
Posted By Snowhite808
Could it be connected to the starter motor...

Could it be connected to the starter motor anyhow?
Other than that - if it is getting worse - then it is a failing part and should show itself soon (or more, to be recognized). If the sound does...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-25-2014, 12:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,196
Posted By Snowhite808
Ratling

Hello,

have You changed or drilled the clutch engaging oiler?
The sound coming actually from the engine seems more legit to me.
Just the usual LC8 cold start rattle. Mine does this, my friends...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-18-2014, 03:15 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 11,989
Posted By Snowhite808
New parts and improvements

Hello-hello.

Tons of stuff to do and many parts to make/change/improve/develop and so on.

First things first - i got my new frame and bike registered and a numberplate on it installed.

A...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-03-2014, 03:08 AM
Replies: 3,660
Views: 761,766
Posted By Snowhite808
We got -18 C and about a ft of snow at the...

We got -18 C and about a ft of snow at the moment.
So all things considered - the testride needs to wait.
But assessment is subjective from my point of view.
No need to be all touchy about it -...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-02-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 3,660
Views: 761,766
Posted By Snowhite808
To strom or not to strom...

Hello,

so finally had the chance to see all the new bikes of 2014 in europe.
Yesterday some friends and I visited the big motoshow in finland. All one needed, was there and that including 4 or...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-24-2014, 02:40 AM
Replies: 3,660
Views: 761,766
Posted By Snowhite808
people want to get payd. no worries there - I was...

people want to get payd. no worries there - I was just wondering, what is in that bill. If the service for the bike is so expensive (lets say 2 years warranty and youll go to the dealer for that),...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-23-2014, 03:10 AM
Replies: 3,660
Views: 761,766
Posted By Snowhite808
Soo, let us calculate - if an oil filter costs...

Soo,
let us calculate - if an oil filter costs about 10-15 eur and a litre of good oil about the same. Soo, for the regular service I get about 60 eur. (thats a pretty bad calc by the way)
It...
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