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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) Today, 08:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,195
Posted By Mr Head
From RotoPax site: 1.0 gallon = 9.5in x 13.5in...

From RotoPax site:
1.0 gallon = 9.5in x 13.5in x 3in
1.75 gallon = 14in x 15in x 3.5in
2.0 gallon = 18.5in x 13.5in x 3in

http://rotopax.com/images/XG/family%20picture-02-02-01.jpg
...
Forum: Racing Yesterday, 04:01 PM
Replies: 372
Views: 36,957
Posted By Mr Head
You just know there will be two of them some...

You just know there will be two of them some weekend at the Rock Store or up on ACH. :evil
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) Yesterday, 03:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 402
Posted By Mr Head
Cool Running: I switched to Engine Ice, added a...

Cool Running:
I switched to Engine Ice, added a second fan and change the fan switch to the lower temperature switch. No more lighting up all the bars in LA traffic.
Burping is accomplished by...
Forum: Racing Yesterday, 10:47 AM
Replies: 372
Views: 36,957
Posted By Mr Head
Ducati are 4's, but a "Vee". Italian...

Ducati are 4's, but a "Vee".
Italian interceptors?
Everything that one needs to know:
https://motomatters.com/news/motogp
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) Yesterday, 07:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 292
Posted By Mr Head
My 2010 R is OK height for me stock. But, I...

My 2010 R is OK height for me stock. But, I noticed the foam is softening up now past 22,000 miles. I seem to be feeling the seat pan now. :huh
I'll be buying a Renazco as replacement....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-28-2015, 06:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,263
Posted By Mr Head
OK, time lapse in the dark? Blows on the move....

OK, time lapse in the dark? Blows on the move. :lol3
Plus the battery died at 14 minutes out. So, basically I got garbage. I have plenty of opportunities for a re-do. Not like I never ride this...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-28-2015, 11:14 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,263
Posted By Mr Head
So this morning I snapped the GoPro to my helmet...

So this morning I snapped the GoPro to my helmet and set off after using the app to get the aiming right and setting it to time lapse.
No idea what I got as when I got to work the battery was...
Forum: Airheads 01-28-2015, 10:14 AM
Replies: 7,459
Views: 1,495,612
Posted By Mr Head
My guess would be to check the relay. There could...

My guess would be to check the relay. There could be some internal corrosion.
Next would be the dash itself. The thin circuit in the instrument could have an issue. Next would be the switch at the...
Forum: Airheads 01-28-2015, 08:15 AM
Replies: 7,459
Views: 1,495,612
Posted By Mr Head
Seeing that Daytona Orange R90s made me remember...

Seeing that Daytona Orange R90s made me remember my last airhead that I'd planned on refurbishing to that scheme.
I do miss that simplicity once in a while.
Riding with a friend and his GPz750,...
Forum: Ride reports 01-27-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 17,537
Posted By Mr Head
Perfect! :lol3

Perfect! :lol3
Forum: Racing 01-27-2015, 03:03 PM
Replies: 372
Views: 36,957
Posted By Mr Head
Got bored during lunch and went searching. Found...

Got bored during lunch and went searching. Found Honda are running four of the RC213V-RS bikes.
Hayden, Laverty, Miller and Abraham. I need to keep up more. :huh

Faster, but not quite faster...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-27-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,195
Posted By Mr Head
I haven't seen that one. My plan is to use a one...

I haven't seen that one. My plan is to use a one gallon RotoPax, trapped between my tail pack and the TT rack. I don't ride that far into the weeds to need more than that. That would do me about 250...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-27-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,263
Posted By Mr Head
Wee hours of the morning here across the OC means...

Wee hours of the morning here across the OC means light traffic going in, land of idiots wall to wall on the way home.
I should do it again just to record all the people using phones and driving in...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-27-2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 38,635
Posted By Mr Head
Your dirt looks odd. :D

Your dirt looks odd. :D
Forum: Racing 01-27-2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 372
Views: 36,957
Posted By Mr Head
They still don't make very good pillows. And...

They still don't make very good pillows. And utterly useless on a motorcycle. :lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-27-2015, 09:28 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,263
Posted By Mr Head
Cool deal. My commute is all freeway. Well,...

Cool deal. My commute is all freeway. Well, mostly.
I did similar sticking the GP to the side of my head and just letting the video roll. I cut out all the lane splitting as that would scare my...
Forum: Racing 01-27-2015, 09:17 AM
Replies: 372
Views: 36,957
Posted By Mr Head
As far as I've seen this is still true. Probably...

As far as I've seen this is still true. Probably because MotoGP have not caught on yet.

Though I have always either streamed from my iPad or 1 of three computers. A couple of friends also wee...
Forum: Racing 01-26-2015, 10:22 PM
Replies: 372
Views: 36,957
Posted By Mr Head
I stand corrected. Updated toy. Still blows.

I stand corrected. Updated toy.
Still blows.
Forum: Racing 01-26-2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 372
Views: 36,957
Posted By Mr Head
Real racing is still two months away. Damn that...

Real racing is still two months away. Damn that is a long time.:rofl

Might as well bench race then.

Here goes,

Teams:
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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-26-2015, 02:15 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 38,635
Posted By Mr Head
Cool project. The design reminds me of the...

Cool project. The design reminds me of the original R80G/S, with a little more Dakar rolled into it.
It is also cool to see Rev'It developing gear. The more the better.
Watching this build is...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-26-2015, 02:03 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,609
Posted By Mr Head
about a year and a half ago, after my 60th...

about a year and a half ago, after my 60th birthday I'd sold my 1150 GS Adventure. My intent was to go buy a 990 KTM Adventure. Which as it turns out is what I did, but as long as I was bikeless I...
Forum: Ride reports 01-26-2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 67,701
Posted By Mr Head
Probably upset you're not using Metzeler tires....

Probably upset you're not using Metzeler tires. :lol3
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-26-2015, 07:31 AM
Replies: 1,408
Views: 320,627
Posted By Mr Head
Thanks for the little ride RRR. I hope to someday...

Thanks for the little ride RRR. I hope to someday get out in that area and explore.
Top stuff as always. :thumb
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-24-2015, 07:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 780
Posted By Mr Head
Nice cans! :lol3 My R is 265mm. Kinda tall.

Nice cans! :lol3

My R is 265mm. Kinda tall.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-24-2015, 04:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,030
Posted By Mr Head
How an old man lifts one onto the centerstand:...

How an old man lifts one onto the centerstand: :lol3

<iframe frameborder="0" scrolling="no" width="425" height="240"...
Forum: Americas 01-24-2015, 10:19 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,601
Posted By Mr Head
Those slow balance exercises and drills are part...

Those slow balance exercises and drills are part of Jimmy Lewis' training as well. Pretty much the first step in all training is balance drilling.
Stuff you can practice in the barn. :lol3
Forum: Racing 01-23-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 372
Views: 36,957
Posted By Mr Head
Not really children anymore. I am old after all. ...

Not really children anymore. I am old after all.
Paddock passes and general admission times four. Ouch!
I'm hoping to open my backpack one morning and find a winning lotto ticket.
Forum: Racing 01-23-2015, 02:12 PM
Replies: 372
Views: 36,957
Posted By Mr Head
When we were there we were protected by the snow...

When we were there we were protected by the snow fencing or in a few spots three strands of wire.
Somewhere there are another few rolls-worth of slides floating around in my boxes at home.
I need...
Forum: Racing 01-23-2015, 12:11 PM
Replies: 372
Views: 36,957
Posted By Mr Head
Maybe. But then I'd have to put up with crowds...

Maybe.
But then I'd have to put up with crowds and go to Houston and not ride a motorcycle to get there. Then there is the money. The email I got from COA seemed more like a request for a down...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-23-2015, 10:59 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,208
Posted By Mr Head
I hated the Heidenau tires on my GS, but that was...

I hated the Heidenau tires on my GS, but that was tubeless and a really hard rim to get those stiff tires over, or off. I quit using them for that reason figuring if I ever needed to put a tube in...
Forum: Ride reports 01-23-2015, 07:59 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 28,944
Posted By Mr Head
Great reporting and photos you two. :clap

Great reporting and photos you two. :clap
Forum: Racing 01-23-2015, 07:49 AM
Replies: 372
Views: 36,957
Posted By Mr Head
My wife watches with me and yells at the riders...

My wife watches with me and yells at the riders when they get too close to one another or lean over too far. :lol3
In fact the two adult daughters, my wife and I have all sat and watched races...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-22-2015, 04:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 247
Posted By Mr Head
Try Here...

Try Here (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=684282)
Forum: Racing 01-22-2015, 03:09 PM
Replies: 372
Views: 36,957
Posted By Mr Head
I use semi-high speed wifi to stream my motoGP...

I use semi-high speed wifi to stream my motoGP account to my Smart-ish TV off an iPad, through my AppleTV.
I did the same last year with WSBK. I did not watch any American road racing if there was...
Forum: Trip Planning 01-22-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,728
Posted By Mr Head
Cool. I have always liked spreadsheet tools. Way...

Cool. I have always liked spreadsheet tools. Way back in the day my trip planning tools were 10x10 grid paper and colored pencils. :D
This is way better. :thumb
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-22-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,030
Posted By Mr Head
265mm suspension it does clear the ground right...

265mm suspension it does clear the ground right now by about an inch. I'll include all the detailed, up close and personal shots in the next video.
Note: I am not a fitness model. :lol3
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-22-2015, 12:22 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,208
Posted By Mr Head
I have the aluminum MP bead breaker tool and use...

I have the aluminum MP bead breaker tool and use them every time I change tires on my KTM.
https://ff3d8e6495061f28a832-a7869bbdcfcea96a643a5d6aa79482f7.ssl.cf1.rackcdn.com/enlarged/08-0519.jpg
And...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-22-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,030
Posted By Mr Head
Flipflops and my old GS Adventure, <iframe...

Flipflops and my old GS Adventure,
<iframe scrolling="no" src="http://api.smugmug.com/services/embed/2692003262_dWdmTdv?width=425&height=240" frameborder="0" height="240" width="425"></iframe>

My...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-20-2015, 03:55 PM
Replies: 6,871
Views: 392,557
Posted By Mr Head
A couple of weeks ago I'm finishing up my usual...

A couple of weeks ago I'm finishing up my usual bicycle ride which ends at the the big hill I live about a half mile up. There is a narrowed single lane area where the street passes an intersection...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-18-2015, 08:11 PM
Replies: 11,456
Views: 2,450,467
Posted By Mr Head
I did the throttle bodies yesterday, then did a...

I did the throttle bodies yesterday, then did a short test ride today to fill the tanks for my Monday commute.
The sync is a success. :clap
:lol3
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