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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-28-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,333
Posted By Mark950
Thank you for the wonderful story, I can relate...

Thank you for the wonderful story, I can relate with what you wrote.
My 950 has clocked 150 000 kms ( 93750 miles) so I am not far behind you.
She has been my partner for the last 8 years and has...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-24-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 19,142
Views: 7,869,985
Posted By Mark950
Weekend away with some friends ...

Weekend away with some friends

http://i222.photobucket.com/albums/dd203/MooseMark/950/DSC04156.jpg (http://s222.photobucket.com/user/MooseMark/media/950/DSC04156.jpg.html)
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-24-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 19,142
Views: 7,869,985
Posted By Mark950
:rofl The right side of the track through...

:rofl

The right side of the track through the river crossing was the wrong side.

http://i222.photobucket.com/albums/dd203/MooseMark/950/DSC04200.jpg...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-29-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 19,142
Views: 7,869,985
Posted By Mark950
http://i222.photobucket.com/albums/dd203/MooseMark...

http://i222.photobucket.com/albums/dd203/MooseMark/950/_DSC83031280x756.jpg (http://s222.photobucket.com/user/MooseMark/media/950/_DSC83031280x756.jpg.html)
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-25-2013, 01:32 AM
Replies: 19,142
Views: 7,869,985
Posted By Mark950
My old trusty 950 in sponsors colours :D ,...

My old trusty 950 in sponsors colours :D , getting the bike ready for the Amageza Rallye here in South Africa.

http://i222.photobucket.com/albums/dd203/MooseMark/Pink%20KTM/_DSC1426.jpg...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-21-2013, 12:11 AM
Replies: 2,114
Views: 572,078
Posted By Mark950
Play time :evil ...

Play time :evil
http://i222.photobucket.com/albums/dd203/MooseMark/950/_DSC9583.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 01-09-2013, 04:41 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 95,107
Posted By Mark950
Thanks for sharing your ride and impressions of...

Thanks for sharing your ride and impressions of the 1190. I have a 04 950 adv which I have traveled just over 130 000 kms with...I think it is time to get a new bike :D.....the 1190 is looking more...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-04-2012, 12:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,110
Posted By Mark950
after my 950 ADV "04" reached 130 000 kms ( 81...

after my 950 ADV "04" reached 130 000 kms ( 81 000 miles) I have now had to do pistons and rings, actually now that the motor needs to be opened I have decided to do a full engine rebuild.
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-29-2012, 05:25 AM
Replies: 671
Views: 218,188
Posted By Mark950
yip me too, just spent the last two hours reading...

yip me too, just spent the last two hours reading and what a good 2 hours it was. Can't wait to see the finished machine.
Forum: Africa & Mid East 04-13-2012, 07:20 AM
Replies: 2,729
Views: 264,152
Posted By Mark950
Hi Steve Welcome to SA and Durban ( my old...

Hi Steve

Welcome to SA and Durban ( my old home town) . I work at the family Yamaha dearlership in Empangeni (about 160km north from Durban along the coast) if you don't come right with the gsx...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-19-2012, 07:59 PM
Replies: 2,781
Views: 379,008
Posted By Mark950
http://i222.photobucket.com/albums/dd203/MooseMark...

http://i222.photobucket.com/albums/dd203/MooseMark/Sunsets/Holiday2479.jpg

http://i222.photobucket.com/albums/dd203/MooseMark/Sunsets/Holiday1197.jpg
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-15-2012, 08:55 PM
Replies: 19,142
Views: 7,869,985
Posted By Mark950
Not to sure, the only info I can find is that a...

Not to sure, the only info I can find is that a flim company left the bell there after the completion of the movie, they used the bell to call the crew for meals and at the end of the day.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-13-2012, 06:38 AM
Replies: 19,142
Views: 7,869,985
Posted By Mark950
It was taken at a dry salt pan called Verneukpan...

It was taken at a dry salt pan called Verneukpan in the Northern Cape, South Africa. My lady and I stayed there 30/12/10 while on a 5000km trip.

Verneukpan is a widespread dry salt pan south of...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-12-2012, 10:59 PM
Replies: 19,142
Views: 7,869,985
Posted By Mark950
http://i222.photobucket.com/albums/dd203/MooseMark...

http://i222.photobucket.com/albums/dd203/MooseMark/JM%20Trip/403.jpg

http://i222.photobucket.com/albums/dd203/MooseMark/JM%20Trip/416.jpg
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-12-2012, 10:53 PM
Replies: 19,142
Views: 7,869,985
Posted By Mark950
http://i222.photobucket.com/albums/dd203/MooseMark...

http://i222.photobucket.com/albums/dd203/MooseMark/JBI%20ride/JustBlipItRide026.jpg

http://i222.photobucket.com/albums/dd203/MooseMark/JBI%20ride/Stitched_001.jpg
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-01-2011, 12:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,836
Posted By Mark950
Heres what I did...fitted a 2 into 1 with a Leo...

Heres what I did...fitted a 2 into 1 with a Leo Vince can, got rid of the whole tail light, indicator holder plastic thing. Made up a bracket for the intergrated tail light/indicator/number plate.
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-30-2011, 07:42 PM
Replies: 2,169
Views: 1,087,964
Posted By Mark950
Mafiking Game reserve, South Africa ...

Mafiking Game reserve, South Africa

http://i222.photobucket.com/albums/dd203/MooseMark/JM%20Trip/222-1.jpg

We had some visitors in the morning
...
Forum: Racing 09-28-2011, 08:54 PM
Replies: 5,265
Views: 722,035
Posted By Mark950
Subscribed .....

Subscribed .....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-28-2011, 01:13 PM
Replies: 19,142
Views: 7,869,985
Posted By Mark950
Just a couple more ...... playing at our training...

Just a couple more ...... playing at our training venue.

http://i222.photobucket.com/albums/dd203/MooseMark/950/_DSC8037.jpg
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-28-2011, 01:10 PM
Replies: 19,142
Views: 7,869,985
Posted By Mark950
http://i222.photobucket.com/albums/dd203/MooseMark...

http://i222.photobucket.com/albums/dd203/MooseMark/950/_DSC8029.jpg

http://i222.photobucket.com/albums/dd203/MooseMark/950/_DSC8021.jpg
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-10-2011, 07:31 AM
Replies: 2,781
Views: 379,008
Posted By Mark950
Vernuek pan, South Africa. ...

Vernuek pan, South Africa.

http://i222.photobucket.com/albums/dd203/MooseMark/JM%20Trip/366.jpg

Me having Fun

http://i222.photobucket.com/albums/dd203/MooseMark/JM%20Trip/369.jpg
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-28-2010, 08:16 AM
Replies: 19,142
Views: 7,869,985
Posted By Mark950
not up to the standard of riding or photography...

not up to the standard of riding or photography of some :D The first of 3 attempted nose dives

http://i222.photobucket.com/albums/dd203/MooseMark/950/27092008899.jpg
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-22-2010, 12:46 PM
Replies: 19,142
Views: 7,869,985
Posted By Mark950
The sand was soft :wink: ...

The sand was soft :wink:

http://i222.photobucket.com/albums/dd203/MooseMark/950/27092008899.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 02-21-2010, 06:56 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 28,568
Posted By Mark950
:clap :clap :clap Excellent report and...

:clap :clap :clap

Excellent report and photos

I will have to visit that country when we do our world ride :wink:
Forum: Ride reports 01-29-2010, 10:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,566
Posted By Mark950
Good to see my home country through someone elses...

Good to see my home country through someone elses eyes :D

I have had the pleasure of visting all the places you have shown and will vist them again.

Glad you enjoyed your holiday.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-28-2010, 09:58 AM
Replies: 19,142
Views: 7,869,985
Posted By Mark950
Thanks will go post the pic there.

Thanks will go post the pic there.
Forum: Ride reports 01-28-2010, 09:55 AM
Replies: 934
Views: 248,951
Posted By Mark950
Having a little wet fun :D ...

Having a little wet fun :D

http://i222.photobucket.com/albums/dd203/MooseMark/watercrossing/trainingneddie005.jpg
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-28-2010, 09:50 AM
Replies: 19,142
Views: 7,869,985
Posted By Mark950
Thanks for the compliments ...very humbling

Thanks for the compliments ...very humbling
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-27-2010, 09:33 AM
Replies: 19,142
Views: 7,869,985
Posted By Mark950
:lol3 to true....... still in KZN but...

:lol3 to true.......

still in KZN but moving to JHB at the end of Feb.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-27-2010, 09:32 AM
Replies: 19,142
Views: 7,869,985
Posted By Mark950
The rear bag/box is a Storm case, something like...

The rear bag/box is a Storm case, something like the Pelican case. The front screen I think is called a Bailey's screen. It was given to me have I broke the oem one. Had to do some mods to get it to...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-27-2010, 09:15 AM
Replies: 19,142
Views: 7,869,985
Posted By Mark950
Just out having some fun :D ...

Just out having some fun :D

http://i222.photobucket.com/albums/dd203/MooseMark/watercrossing/trainingneddie005.jpg
...
Forum: Africa & Mid East 11-12-2009, 08:49 PM
Replies: 2,729
Views: 264,152
Posted By Mark950
:cry I won't make it either.......safe riding...

:cry I won't make it either.......safe riding guys and girls :freaky
Forum: Africa & Mid East 10-21-2009, 10:31 PM
Replies: 2,729
Views: 264,152
Posted By Mark950
Yip it is down.....went down at about 11pm last...

Yip it is down.....went down at about 11pm last night.

Well have a great day guys.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-19-2009, 02:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 817
Posted By Mark950
Thanks for the tips and info. After work went...

Thanks for the tips and info. After work went back to the workshop and started all over again. And now :clap she is purring like a dream. Stiil not sure where the problem lay but all is sorted now. ...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-18-2009, 10:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 817
Posted By Mark950
Nope, no sealer was sucked in. I will get...

Nope, no sealer was sucked in.

I will get back int the workshop tonight and have another go at trying to sort this out.

If still having a problem I will refit everything and then see if the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-18-2009, 05:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,003
Posted By Mark950
go facet. My oem pump also lasted about 40...

go facet. My oem pump also lasted about 40 000km's, had to some maitenace and clean up of the contacts during that time.I have now fitted a facet 40171 and have not had any problems in the 31...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-18-2009, 04:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 817
Posted By Mark950
rubber caps, used some gasket sealer to make sure...

rubber caps, used some gasket sealer to make sure it was sealed properly
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-18-2009, 02:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 817
Posted By Mark950
Bump...:D sorry for this but I really need...

Bump...:D

sorry for this but I really need some help from the 950 gurus out here.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-17-2009, 11:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 817
Posted By Mark950
SAS EPC removl - Now a problem

I have a 04 950 adv and now after 71 000km I have decided to do the SAS EPC removel. So today gave the bike a good service, oil, filters, spark plugs all changed and gave the cards a good cleaning....
Forum: Africa & Mid East 09-22-2009, 02:41 PM
Replies: 2,729
Views: 264,152
Posted By Mark950
:thumb that sounds so wicked ......enjoy

:thumb that sounds so wicked ......enjoy
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