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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-28-2015, 10:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,024
Posted By txbear55
Fuel filter...do NOT leave home without it! ...

Fuel filter...do NOT leave home without it! Better yet, get GEFR's in tank pre-filters. All it takes is sucking up some trash and your trip is shot...ask me how I know!
Forum: GS Boxers 06-24-2015, 07:46 PM
Replies: 1,527
Views: 409,426
Posted By txbear55
Blasphemy!!!! The Orange Crush gang will be...

Blasphemy!!!! The Orange Crush gang will be after you! :lol3
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-22-2015, 08:13 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,304
Posted By txbear55
And I thought my 990 was a PIA....

And I thought my 990 was a PIA....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-22-2015, 07:45 PM
Replies: 12,201
Views: 2,742,594
Posted By txbear55
Pissed Removed front tire. Changed tire and tube....

Removed front tire. Changed tire and tube. Pinched tube. Dammit!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-19-2015, 07:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 950
Posted By txbear55
Scared because it's high? or low? :huh

Scared because it's high? or low? :huh
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-03-2015, 09:24 AM
Replies: 12,201
Views: 2,742,594
Posted By txbear55
Inspiration! :clap

Inspiration! :clap
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-28-2015, 03:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 602
Posted By txbear55
Too vague....more details on work needed, parts,...

Too vague....more details on work needed, parts, etc. :1drink
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-27-2015, 10:54 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,785
Posted By txbear55
Wicked Oooooooooooo......love to love ya baby!!!!!

Oooooooooooo......love to love ya baby!!!!!
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-23-2015, 04:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 802
Posted By txbear55
This include freight and assembly?

This include freight and assembly?
Forum: Americas 05-17-2015, 08:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 443
Posted By txbear55
Just an idea concerning the truck (I have not...

Just an idea concerning the truck (I have not tried this myself), would be to ask a "mom and pop" RV resort if it would be OK for you to park there off road and not in a normal paying site. Then pay...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-12-2015, 08:07 AM
Replies: 19,786
Views: 8,390,640
Posted By txbear55
I'm thinking more of the "rectum" scale...I'd be...

I'm thinking more of the "rectum" scale...I'd be puckering BAD!!!! :lol3
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-08-2015, 03:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 675
Posted By txbear55
You can also "hog out" the lower holes on the...

You can also "hog out" the lower holes on the aluminum bracket and put a bolt completely through with nut on inner outside of bracket. A little "southern engineering" to deal with a major PIA...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-04-2015, 06:21 AM
Replies: 3,842
Views: 289,291
Posted By txbear55
Well said, Wheatcourt. Best of luck with your...

Well said, Wheatcourt. Best of luck with your illness...ride on, enjoy and give thanks for life. We are all headed to the finish line with you...I seriously doubt you will be the first one there!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-29-2015, 09:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,223
Posted By txbear55
Oops! Dummy me....my symptoms were the same,...

Oops! Dummy me....my symptoms were the same, though. "Jest tryin' to hep".
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-29-2015, 09:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,223
Posted By txbear55
Is fuel filter original? If so, my bet is...

Is fuel filter original? If so, my bet is clogged fuel filter. My 990 did the same at 10K miles. Pretty common problem.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-08-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,769
Posted By txbear55
All I have ever heard is that it may help with...

All I have ever heard is that it may help with the abrupt throttle response or "twitchiness" that is a common complaint. Never heard of performance increases.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-21-2015, 08:52 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,615
Posted By txbear55
I still know of a 990 Dakar......

I still know of a 990 Dakar......
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 02-28-2015, 05:28 PM
Replies: 823
Views: 49,750
Posted By txbear55
Yup...Porsche sounds like my old Honda Valkyrie,...

Yup...Porsche sounds like my old Honda Valkyrie, flat 6 and BMW like a sports bike. Not saying they don't make mucho power, just that it doesn't push my buttons for sound. Maybe it's an age...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 02-28-2015, 08:44 AM
Replies: 823
Views: 49,750
Posted By txbear55
For some, it's "look at me". Others (myself),...

For some, it's "look at me". Others (myself), enjoy hearing/feeling the motor...love the sound of a healthy V-8, but do not care for 4 or 6 bangers, love the sound of a HD, but a thumper or inline 4...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-26-2015, 11:07 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,615
Posted By txbear55
Better to upgrade to a 990...I "might" know of a...

Better to upgrade to a 990...I "might" know of a 2011 990 Dakar ( naturally in that awesome Dakar blue) that may come up for sale very soon....:nod
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-17-2015, 11:08 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,620
Posted By txbear55
Definitely change it AND take spare...too big of...

Definitely change it AND take spare...too big of a trip to risk breakdown!

My 990 clogged at 10K and left me stranded...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-04-2015, 08:47 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,813
Posted By txbear55
Hey, I resemble that remark! My rotary phone has...

Hey, I resemble that remark! My rotary phone has never dropped a call! :lol3
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-30-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,835
Posted By txbear55
Oh Yeah! Close to Tejas again!

Oh Yeah! Close to Tejas again!
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-24-2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 2,226
Views: 295,056
Posted By txbear55
Checked out the SA at the Dallas Intl. Motorcycle...

Checked out the SA at the Dallas Intl. Motorcycle Show today... It was pretty wide and bulky in the gas tank section. Definitely reminded me of a BMW GS. I can't see it being as dirt worthy as the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-23-2015, 07:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,792
Posted By txbear55
Ha! You beat me to it this year (starting the...

Ha! You beat me to it this year (starting the Rally thread). Rumors are Jackson Hole vs Salt Lake City area ski resorts.... Inquiring minds want to know!
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-22-2015, 09:35 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,289
Posted By txbear55
Pet peeve...a throttle lock ain't a cruise...

Pet peeve...a throttle lock ain't a cruise control! :lol3:hide
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-19-2015, 10:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 844
Posted By txbear55
[QUOTE=Barekat;25966870]There is something to be...

[QUOTE=Barekat;25966870]There is something to be said for a handsome, reliable woman...

As long as she shaves her mustache! :lol3
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-19-2015, 06:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 844
Posted By txbear55
Sounds like you need to hustle to the Flea Market...

Sounds like you need to hustle to the Flea Market and put your ad in...someone out there wants your 1190!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-12-2015, 01:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 870
Posted By txbear55
Install the by-pass switch for an easy cure...a...

Install the by-pass switch for an easy cure...a couple of threads already on it. My '11 990 did the same.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-07-2015, 09:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,207
Posted By txbear55
I had a 2004 GSA prior to 990 Adv. It's like...

I had a 2004 GSA prior to 990 Adv. It's like comparing a Jeep to a trophy truck!
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-28-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,583
Posted By txbear55
Keep 'em coming!

Keep 'em coming!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-15-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,662
Posted By txbear55
I'm running the same. Howls like a banshee...

I'm running the same. Howls like a banshee (seems worse with wear). No biggie with earplugs and works well street and dirt.




BTW...WTF is a banshee?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-23-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,292
Posted By txbear55
Same experience at 10K miles (stranded 500 miles...

Same experience at 10K miles (stranded 500 miles from home)...replace them both while there. I added Guglemonsters prefilters, too.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-12-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 2,226
Views: 295,056
Posted By txbear55
Any rumor as to color options, or just the...

Any rumor as to color options, or just the silver/gray?
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-04-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 2,226
Views: 295,056
Posted By txbear55
Ok, bring it on (Starbucks abuse)...I want one. ...

Ok, bring it on (Starbucks abuse)...I want one. Just turned 59 and determining that I don't want to crash so much as I go offroad. "Big bike friendly" sounds better and better in route...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-02-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 550
Posted By txbear55
Nice ride, James! Enjoyed camping next to you at...

Nice ride, James! Enjoyed camping next to you at RTB. I was the blue KTM...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-29-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,068
Posted By txbear55
Nicely done rally. It's definitely cool to be...

Nicely done rally. It's definitely cool to be able to socialize and ride with well knowns such as Jimmy Lewis, or to go on group rides with a factory rider leading the pack...often at a challenging...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-18-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 12,201
Views: 2,742,594
Posted By txbear55
Just installed the Guglemonster tank filters. ...

Just installed the Guglemonster tank filters. This should end the dreaded clogged filter syndrome caused by the OEM toy tank filter which tends to leave you stranded!
Forum: GS Boxers 10-17-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 11,072
Posted By txbear55
Hmmmmmm...methinks Sniperx is a spy. He has been...

Hmmmmmm...methinks Sniperx is a spy. He has been lurking around Orange Crush inquiring about KTMs with the dreaded "WET CLUTCH"! :huh
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-17-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,263
Posted By txbear55
Just that you may turn into a tire sliding, dirt...

Just that you may turn into a tire sliding, dirt throwing hooligan! Remember...."safety third!"! :lol3
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