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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) Yesterday, 08:05 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,688
Posted By Guano11
Another happy ending, ADVrider style!:beer

Another happy ending, ADVrider style!:beer
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-27-2015, 06:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 896
Posted By Guano11
For objectivity, you ought to pose the same...

For objectivity, you ought to pose the same question over in Gspot.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-24-2015, 09:27 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,688
Posted By Guano11
Nicely done, sir. :thumb

Nicely done, sir. :thumb
Forum: Face Plant 06-22-2015, 05:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,693
Posted By Guano11
Tragic.... My sympathy & condolences.

Tragic....
My sympathy & condolences.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-20-2015, 07:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 669
Posted By Guano11
Again with the recall.... Not to turn this...

Again with the recall....
Not to turn this informative thread into a legal rant, but I don't think KTM USA could answer the mail if a rider is involved in a serious accident due to this "defect". ...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-18-2015, 09:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 669
Posted By Guano11
That should be a safety recall item IMO. ...

That should be a safety recall item IMO.

http://phx.smugmug.com/Other/Local/i-qWTMdht/0/M/image-M.jpg

Can you soak these parts in a neutralizing agent, like the ol' Dr Pepper on the battery...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-14-2015, 07:26 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,688
Posted By Guano11
^^Good call. :thumb^^ As long as we're...

^^Good call. :thumb^^

As long as we're setting up for a range of potential buyers, here are 3 mods that would certainly check boxes in my "Pros" (vs. Cons) column:

16T countershaft sprocket...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-13-2015, 07:24 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,688
Posted By Guano11
Great stuff! That bike's gonna attract some...

Great stuff! That bike's gonna attract some attention when it goes on the block.

FWIW, the 950's stock tires are Pirelli Scorpions. Decent (adequate) all-rounder that arguably casts the widest...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-10-2015, 07:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 572
Posted By Guano11
If you think it's electrical, check the wiring...

If you think it's electrical, check the wiring harness bundle near the handlebar/headstock junction, right side. On some models, the a plastic cover piece on the frame abrades the harness resulting...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-10-2015, 07:18 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,822
Posted By Guano11
Maybe he was just avoiding something in his own...

Maybe he was just avoiding something in his own lane? :dunno
Forum: Road Warriors 06-05-2015, 07:34 AM
Replies: 3,468
Views: 619,722
Posted By Guano11
Helluva deal...

Helluva deal (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1065297) goin' on over in the Flea Market.... :johntm
Forum: Road Warriors 06-03-2015, 10:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,235
Posted By Guano11
I've read good things about both, but can...

I've read good things about both, but can personally attest that the Pilot Roads are great tires -- lotsa grip, good in the wet, and last a long time. Unless you've targeted a specific set or price...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-01-2015, 11:05 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,406
Posted By Guano11
So, you're sayin' these FF's are right about the...

So, you're sayin' these FF's are right about the CR...er RC Highs?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-01-2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,406
Posted By Guano11
Guys, Just got the RC High in the mail. It...

Guys, Just got the RC High in the mail. It doesn't look all that much different. Maayybe a bit less sweep, but not much.

Trusting the collective here, so I'll swap 'em out....but must say that...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-25-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,075
Posted By Guano11
Check the birthdate codes on both tires. If the...

Check the birthdate codes on both tires. If the front is significantly older than the rear, i'd be even more suspicious that Capt O's theory is correct.
Casting m vote for correct sizing....
Forum: Road Warriors 05-21-2015, 06:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 610
Posted By Guano11
^^This^^ '96 & beyond (I think) have an...

^^This^^
'96 & beyond (I think) have an air-cooled 40W alternator. Pre-'96 had a 28W oil-cooled unit. Those older oil units are prone to leak or fail electrically, depending on the extra demands...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-21-2015, 05:14 AM
Replies: 11,640
Views: 2,374,653
Posted By Guano11
Ooh. RC30...

Ooh. RC30 (http://seattle.craigslist.org/est/mcy/5031402061.html). One of the Greats, now an investment.

http://images.craigslist.org/00C0C_gX7CBMDB1L5_600x450.jpg
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-20-2015, 09:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,358
Posted By Guano11
Just got back (GTS1000 sans body work). Lotta...

Just got back (GTS1000 sans body work). Lotta cool bikes, most I've seen in the 3 or so times I've gone. I really like the "run whatcha brung" vibe. No cliques it seems -- or maybe it's just because...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-20-2015, 07:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 610
Posted By Guano11
ST1100 vs Ulysses is a stark contrast. Having...

ST1100 vs Ulysses is a stark contrast. Having tried the opposite direction -- daily commute on ST, then test riding a Uly -- I was struck by how short the Uly felt. Tight & maneuverable handling...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-18-2015, 08:18 AM
Replies: 380
Views: 70,804
Posted By Guano11
Helluva score, CAT! Way to sniff that one...

Helluva score, CAT! Way to sniff that one out.:thumb
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-17-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 324
Posted By Guano11
No personal experience yet, but I thought when...

No personal experience yet, but I thought when the time comes, I'd go to this guy (http://www.fluidsuspensionscience.com/index.html).
I've talked to him personally; seems knowledgable &...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-17-2015, 03:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,183
Posted By Guano11
I’m looking for a bike that meets the following...

I’m looking for a bike that meets the following criteria:
- “Smooth” engine that can cruise at 80 MPH with ease. No buzzy or vibby feel please. Something that has “roll on” power everywhere...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-13-2015, 10:30 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 70,804
Posted By Guano11
Thanks for that. I'd actually already emailed the...

Thanks for that. I'd actually already emailed the contact, but he no longer sells the kits (though he said he forwarded my request to someone who does but I have yet to hear from anyone....).
Kits...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-13-2015, 06:07 AM
Replies: 380
Views: 70,804
Posted By Guano11
Footpeg Lowering Kits?

Anyone know if footpeg lowering kits are available in the US?:ear (Prefer the kit vs the Buell peg option)
Thanks!
Forum: Road Warriors 05-11-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 70,804
Posted By Guano11
Wow. That's a steal. Worth twice that price,...

Wow. That's a steal. Worth twice that price, easy.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-07-2015, 09:35 PM
Replies: 11,640
Views: 2,374,653
Posted By Guano11
Agree it's on the high side, especially for that...

Agree it's on the high side, especially for that first year until everything's sorted. DAMHIK.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-07-2015, 09:26 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,768
Posted By Guano11
The future looks bright with this one.... :thumb

The future looks bright with this one....
:thumb
Forum: Road Warriors 05-06-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 380
Views: 70,804
Posted By Guano11
[I didn't go to 18T in fear that chain might be...

[I didn't go to 18T in fear that chain might be too close to the crankcase for comfort, since you will need to remove metal chain guide that sit in between the chain's inner and outer plates; a...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-06-2015, 06:27 AM
Replies: 380
Views: 70,804
Posted By Guano11
Gearing down as you mention is much more common...

Gearing down as you mention is much more common than gearing up (as I'm doing), hence so little info on the direction I'm going, specifically larger front sprocket fitments.
I don't plan to see...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-05-2015, 10:52 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 70,804
Posted By Guano11
I've read (but not experienced) that the linked...

I've read (but not experienced) that the linked brakes can rub if the fluid's old, reasoning that the excess moisture in, say, the front brakes heats up & "pressurizes" not only the front, but one...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-05-2015, 10:46 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 70,804
Posted By Guano11
That's perfect, Rubicube -- exactly the assurance...

That's perfect, Rubicube -- exactly the assurance I was looking for. I figured the speedo was about 10-12% conservative and that a gearing change would tighten that up as a bonus. Interesting,...
Forum: Equipment 05-05-2015, 10:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,636
Posted By Guano11
It's Official: My Gear is Worth More than the Motorcycle

When the Transit first came out, I thought someday I'd own one. Wasn't in the cards (COUGH-wallet!) at the time, though.

FFWD several years and I'm still not ready to swallow that price, but the...
Forum: Equipment 05-05-2015, 10:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,897
Posted By Guano11
https://encrypted-tbn2.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:AN...

https://encrypted-tbn2.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcTGq49cvxvsSvlOxv8DmmWcEaFakAKH1m2ToCdUnK9Hwb6DZ630

X-Lite 551 is about as long-oval as a the Arai Signet (well, it's about as long-oval as...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-05-2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 70,804
Posted By Guano11
Gearing Mod Q's

I'm wondering if anyone has any experience with, or can comment on, gearing modifications -- specifically going a bit taller than stock.

Stock gearing is 17T Front / 45T Rear

Questions:
1. ...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-01-2015, 04:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,214
Posted By Guano11
Then it's worth at least $9000! Says the guy...

Then it's worth at least $9000! Says the guy with a low-mileage '04.....:augie
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-21-2015, 09:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,026
Posted By Guano11
LC8s start rippin' above 6000rpm....but they're...

LC8s start rippin' above 6000rpm....but they're never as smooth as the dual-counterbalanced Blackbird motor (few motors are). The 2 you sampled are definitely missing something.
Forum: Road Warriors 04-20-2015, 08:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 635
Posted By Guano11
As I recall, my VFR's clock was mysteriously...

As I recall, my VFR's clock was mysteriously resetting itself for a couple of weeks just before the battery died. I never load tested the battery, nor did I determine if it was a result of the...
Forum: Road Warriors 04-19-2015, 08:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 635
Posted By Guano11
Can't say if your readings are out of line, but...

Can't say if your readings are out of line, but the regulator/rectifier is the one Achille's heel of the VFR lineup. One of the telltale signs is a charred connector.

The fix is two-fold, but is...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-18-2015, 04:50 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,175
Posted By Guano11
Airfares are cheaper on Tues/Weds/Thurs; Mon/Fri...

Airfares are cheaper on Tues/Weds/Thurs; Mon/Fri is when all the business travelers fill the planes. I realize you're leaving sooner, but if you could leave mid-May or so, it'd be about $200 1-way....
Forum: Road Warriors 04-18-2015, 07:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,225
Posted By Guano11
Allow me to suggest a 5th generation ('98-'01)...

Allow me to suggest a 5th generation ('98-'01) Honda VFR800.
It'll scratch itches you didn't know you had.
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