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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-20-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,541
Posted By MrLebowski
I ended up with a TKC 80 up front and a Mefo...

I ended up with a TKC 80 up front and a Mefo Super Explorer on the rear. Seems about perfect 50/50 for me.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-02-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,250
Posted By MrLebowski
I heard a great line regarding this very subject...

I heard a great line regarding this very subject the other day..

"Those that do not understand interest pay it, those that do, collect it."

I'd add "but if it revolves around a motorcycle.. who...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-14-2013, 11:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 945
Posted By MrLebowski
Just got back from two weeks in Baja, We recorded...

Just got back from two weeks in Baja, We recorded about 14-16 hrs of footage per day every day. I hope it's enough to create maybe a 3-6 part series out of. I'll have a trailer for it up in Ride...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-16-2013, 08:09 AM
Replies: 15,530
Views: 2,392,057
Posted By MrLebowski
SOLD. I just did the 2 into 1 mod on my 990adv....

SOLD. I just did the 2 into 1 mod on my 990adv. Now I've got an extra Akro can laying around.. I was thinking if someone wanted to send me their stock Y pipe, I'd cut and weld it plus send them the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-08-2013, 09:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,252
Posted By MrLebowski
Cool place to ride! Well done using just a...

Cool place to ride!

Well done using just a Go Pro camera, really helps you had the audio to work with.
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-08-2013, 10:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 945
Posted By MrLebowski
Thanks for the votes of confidence! If people are...

Thanks for the votes of confidence! If people are entertained, then it's worth all the trouble of stopping to film :D
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-06-2013, 04:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 351
Posted By MrLebowski
Ridin' round the Winds video

3 bikes, 3 riders, 300 miles, 1 day.

<iframe src="//www.youtube.com/embed/8iTxmQyMDF4" allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" width="420"></iframe>

This video (also posted in day...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-06-2013, 04:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 945
Posted By MrLebowski
Ridin' round the Winds video

Three of us rode around the wind river range in Wyoming from our home base of Lander, wy. I was worried there wouldn't be anything to film because it's a pretty straightforward ride. Well, I'm glad I...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-14-2013, 10:22 AM
Replies: 19,166
Views: 7,890,513
Posted By MrLebowski
I've seen this shot done in different ways,...

I've seen this shot done in different ways, here's my take with my bike..
http://i1262.photobucket.com/albums/ii607/MrLebowski01/KTMtent-1.jpg...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-30-2012, 08:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,527
Posted By MrLebowski
If that is the OP's criteria. 990 all the way.

If that is the OP's criteria. 990 all the way.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-05-2012, 09:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,951
Posted By MrLebowski
If I didn't think my Saddleman was medically...

If I didn't think my Saddleman was medically necessary, I'd stick with the KTM Ergo seat.

I've grown to especially dislike the suede... Bikes get wet, it's nice when they dry relatively quickly. ...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-30-2012, 05:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,182
Posted By MrLebowski
Woops, my bad. Guess I need to back to English...

Woops, my bad. Guess I need to back to English class for some reading comprehension.

Not sure why your not throwing a code. When I did mine I put the resistor in, the bike hasn't been run without...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-30-2012, 07:44 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,182
Posted By MrLebowski
So that you can remove the pump.

So that you can remove the pump.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-30-2012, 07:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 492
Posted By MrLebowski
+1 On my 08'

+1 On my 08'
Forum: Ride reports 08-25-2012, 11:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,565
Posted By MrLebowski
Thanks for the feedback! I am planning a...

Thanks for the feedback!

I am planning a Baja trip (entire peninsula) this winter, I'll try to make the ride report a little more detailed and maybe get it on a few separate pages to help...
Forum: Ride reports 08-20-2012, 08:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,565
Posted By MrLebowski
Day 6

Motel's always cause you to start a little late. The sun is already up.
http://i1262.photobucket.com/albums/ii607/MrLebowski01/DSC00305.jpg

The ol' Bee in the helmet trick....
Forum: Ride reports 08-20-2012, 08:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,565
Posted By MrLebowski
Day 5

Today the plan was to stick around in Moab and ride the slick rock trail. I wanted to try a decently hard trail with the 990 to really test it.
...
Forum: Ride reports 08-20-2012, 08:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,565
Posted By MrLebowski
Day 4

Camping works out really well when your entire day's plan is just to ride your bike. No tv or restaurants to distract you, you just get up with the sun and go. ...
Forum: Ride reports 08-19-2012, 01:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,565
Posted By MrLebowski
I thought maybe I could bang this whole report...

I thought maybe I could bang this whole report out today, but the rest will have to wait till tomorrow.
Forum: Ride reports 08-19-2012, 01:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,565
Posted By MrLebowski
Day 3 Continued

Still had snow in August 2011. Is there any this year (2012) after such a hot summer?
http://i1262.photobucket.com/albums/ii607/MrLebowski01/DSC00211.jpg

Scenery before we go back up on...
Forum: Ride reports 08-19-2012, 01:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,565
Posted By MrLebowski
Day 3

Bright and early we are out of the Motel.
http://i1262.photobucket.com/albums/ii607/MrLebowski01/DSC00143.jpg

I remember some about this pass. It was fast and had good rhythm. Might have been the...
Forum: Ride reports 08-19-2012, 12:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,565
Posted By MrLebowski
Day 2

It rained somewhat at night and we awoke to wet.. everything.
http://i1262.photobucket.com/albums/ii607/MrLebowski01/DSC00110.jpg
...
Forum: Ride reports 08-19-2012, 12:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,565
Posted By MrLebowski
RR 101; CDR to TAT and such.

Well it's about time I got around to writing up a Ride Report and giving back to the forum that has given me so much (in the way of inspiration, FF's are notoriously cheap).

Last year a friend...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-06-2012, 09:50 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,178
Posted By MrLebowski
numbers 20 and 21 are complete.. I know, I've...

numbers 20 and 21 are complete.. I know, I've ordered them before.
http://microfiche.ktmtwins.com//KTM_OEM/KTMDB.asp?Type=13&A=361&B=22

Don't worry about your cooling system acting up, I think...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-04-2012, 04:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,665
Posted By MrLebowski
Your gonna be in central wy this weekend? Why?...

Your gonna be in central wy this weekend? Why? Ain't nuthin here but two tracks n' dirt roads... why would... oh yea never mind. :D
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-29-2012, 06:16 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 12,926
Posted By MrLebowski
^^ I updated my review on page 2 to reflect some...

^^ I updated my review on page 2 to reflect some of this.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-12-2012, 09:17 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 13,346
Posted By MrLebowski
The S10, due to do it's Japanese heritage,...

The S10, due to do it's Japanese heritage, committed suicide out of shame when it realized it couldn't hang with the KTM. The others aren't as polite, but will inevitably fall on their swords as...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-09-2012, 04:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,228
Posted By MrLebowski
Reading dusty's post, I learned something I guess...

Reading dusty's post, I learned something I guess I hadn't noticed before, you can see the tps voltage on the diagnostics page. Now I feel stupid for asking what the voltage was...

To reduce the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-09-2012, 04:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,970
Posted By MrLebowski
I can't remember which right now but A or B also...

I can't remember which right now but A or B also fits the counter-shaft sprocket nut.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-07-2012, 06:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,228
Posted By MrLebowski
It'll just run rich. It's even rich with the...

It'll just run rich. It's even rich with the Akro's on.

Check your TPS voltage yet??
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-06-2012, 06:56 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,228
Posted By MrLebowski
Your first pic shows error of throttle position...

Your first pic shows error of throttle position sensor low voltage. That will do some weird shit. While adjusting mine, I played around with the sensor it a bit to see how the bike would respond. It...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-06-2012, 08:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,999
Posted By MrLebowski
You'll be fine with the .58's. Superplush re-did...

You'll be fine with the .58's. Superplush re-did mine with .58's and I weigh 155, they told me I could do well on .64's as well. Worry about the valving rather than the spring rate. :evil
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-04-2012, 06:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,122
Posted By MrLebowski
I just did this a couple days ago, i synced at...

I just did this a couple days ago, i synced at 4500rpm as that is where my bike likes to sit on the highway. They are still fairly close at idle.

edit - as far as throttle response, the throttle...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-04-2012, 06:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,357
Posted By MrLebowski
I had 3 exhaust valves and 2 intakes out of spec...

I had 3 exhaust valves and 2 intakes out of spec at around 10,000 miles on a 2008 model. (Or maybe it was 2 exhaust, 3 intake... I can't remember, I have a notebook with the info somewhere around...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-04-2012, 06:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,972
Posted By MrLebowski
The OC crowd has walked me through projects I...

The OC crowd has walked me through projects I would have been to intimidated to try on my own. And it's subsequently making me a better mechanic. Thanks guys. :clap
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-30-2012, 05:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,587
Posted By MrLebowski
I'm liking this one so far. Saddleman Adventure...

I'm liking this one so far. Saddleman Adventure Track.
http://i1262.photobucket.com/albums/ii607/MrLebowski01/DSC00457.jpg
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-29-2012, 06:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,464
Posted By MrLebowski
Use your GPS

You can always try this to beat a ticket. http://news.cnet.com/8301-17852_3-20035920-71.html
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-29-2012, 06:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,086
Posted By MrLebowski
Slide your forks up a half inch. And check/set...

Slide your forks up a half inch. And check/set your sag.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-27-2012, 04:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,058
Posted By MrLebowski
+1 And here is a video just because I...

+1

And here is a video just because I thought this was an excellent tire changing tutorial (it also demonstrates the nut against the valve cap)....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-27-2012, 04:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,201
Posted By MrLebowski
Try calling some dealerships to see where they...

Try calling some dealerships to see where they send cases to be welded. If they don't know (or try to sell you a new case), ask the independent automotive shops as well, they are usually more apt to...
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