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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-08-2013, 10:10 AM
Replies: 326
Views: 83,785
Posted By LatvianStallion
Testing

I believe that you need to find out if the product works in Europe!!!:lol3
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-08-2013, 07:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,599
Posted By LatvianStallion
You are a saint:) Before using your kind heart I...

You are a saint:) Before using your kind heart I will try to solve the problem by repairs. Now I am riding without ABS and have no issue with that so it is not urgent.
Someone said that loose...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-01-2013, 08:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,599
Posted By LatvianStallion
KTM 990 2007 ABS fault - ADVICE???

Hey fellow orange lovers - listen here :ear
I have around 48 000kms and last season ABS started to turn off randomly - not that I mind very much, but it is a little surprising on wet surfaces when...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-17-2012, 12:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,477
Posted By LatvianStallion
had mine since 2007, now there is 46 000km on the...

had mine since 2007, now there is 46 000km on the clock.
In the very beginning a micro crack was diagnosed in injection system, but warranty covered that and since then everything has been tip top,...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-06-2011, 02:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,336
Posted By LatvianStallion
E-09 and E-07

Right now I have an E-07 on and it has lasted pretty well for how it is being tortured on and off road. But as with every dual purpose tire I have found that it is not what I would like off road,...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-22-2011, 12:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 794
Posted By LatvianStallion
Thank you all

I also doubt it is the battery, because between the two times it died I noticed that the blinkers worked funny - faster, slower, faster, slower. Basically have to check everything untill I stumble...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-21-2011, 10:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 794
Posted By LatvianStallion
No Life in my 990 Adv 2007 - help

A week ago after doing 200km nonstop bike decided that it will not start - lights would come on but not enough juice to turn the engine. Hooked it up to a car and after 5 minutes it started. After...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-09-2011, 03:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 844
Posted By LatvianStallion
No problemo!! And I hope to return to TX someday,...

No problemo!! And I hope to return to TX someday, lived in Grapevine for a year :rofl
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-09-2011, 03:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 844
Posted By LatvianStallion
Romantic getaway

GF was wining for some time that she want s to go on a ride with me but I always say that two up on and in dirt is not as much fun as one up.
This time I surprised her and took her to the sea 300km...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-09-2011, 02:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 844
Posted By LatvianStallion
Then it was time for a longer trip before easter...

Then it was time for a longer trip before easter - since Aglona is somewhat a religious headquarter in Latvia - even John Paul II has been there - we went on a mission from a higher power.
Mission...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-09-2011, 01:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 844
Posted By LatvianStallion
Being alone in the middle of nowhere sometimes is...

Being alone in the middle of nowhere sometimes is not so much fun.
http://i640.photobucket.com/albums/uu123/extasyn/Motorcycle%20Season%202011/DSC01157.jpg...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-09-2011, 01:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 844
Posted By LatvianStallion
2011 Season rides

Sadly this year I spent my 2 month vacation in Africa with no motorcycle and since noone wants to give me another vacation I guess it will be only two day rides around Latvia for the rest of the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-09-2011, 12:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,491
Posted By LatvianStallion
990 abs 2007

In the beginning with the 17/42 gearing and Pirelli Scorpions I got 222km/h - many times.
After that I have had knobly front tire all the time and most of the time knoblier rear tire and 16/42...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 02-18-2011, 06:15 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,289
Posted By LatvianStallion
I think that Russians are very very nice people,...

I think that Russians are very very nice people, and it is safe to travel everywhere if you want to. And the further you are from big cities, the nicer the people.
RIght now I am in Burundi - they...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 02-12-2011, 11:11 PM
Replies: 2,819
Views: 2,027,544
Posted By LatvianStallion
BUJUMBURA; Burundi

Hello Estonian friends!

I am wisiting an old friend in Bujumbura for a few weeks (until 2nd of March). So if you are coming through here try this number : +257 79875444
We live in a big house...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-27-2010, 01:00 PM
Replies: 12,199
Views: 2,736,239
Posted By LatvianStallion
Today got my Rox risers in mail, will have...

Today got my Rox risers in mail, will have something to install this winter. Also got some books for winter, Already -14 C below - One man caravan, Zen:the art of motorcycle maintenance and some...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-08-2010, 11:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,271
Posted By LatvianStallion
Change tire

I had that only as long as I had a Scorpion, after that a knoby fixed the problem:)
Blancing didn t really help, it only changed at what speed the wobbling started.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-15-2010, 04:44 AM
Replies: 904
Views: 862,019
Posted By LatvianStallion
Respect

Please go on!!!! I am waiting:freaky
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-05-2010, 01:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,184
Posted By LatvianStallion
Got a couple stupid ones in Latvian

My aunt came up with this while I was going through mud like a tank

Ka Here
Te I
Maukshu Roll

Kā How
Tikt ...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 01-26-2010, 12:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,052
Posted By LatvianStallion
Can t afford to waste valuable resources :dg

Can t afford to waste valuable resources :dg
Forum: Photos 01-25-2010, 12:50 AM
Replies: 2,022
Views: 1,150,487
Posted By LatvianStallion
Latvia Police

Just once I remembered to take a pic - will try more next summer - since I tend to deal quite a lot with these fellas here. But I have never been stopped by a moto cop - they don t terrorize bike...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 01-19-2010, 03:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,052
Posted By LatvianStallion
more

Found some more ride pics.

These are taken around army training grounds.

http://i640.photobucket.com/albums/uu123/extasyn/Foto046.jpg
...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 01-16-2010, 03:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,052
Posted By LatvianStallion
After a while it was time for another ride. ...

After a while it was time for another ride.

At the best seaside spot in Latvia, between Kolka and Mazirbe - 30kms of flat sand.

http://i640.photobucket.com/albums/uu123/extasyn/bildes023.jpg
...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 01-16-2010, 02:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,052
Posted By LatvianStallion
Last summer - spring - fall, everything together...

It is -22C here so a lot of time to reflect and dream and enjoying advrider.com helps a lot to get over this cold weather :freaky

Here are some pics from the last season - I only remember to take...
Forum: Photos 12-31-2009, 05:39 AM
Replies: 3,981
Views: 932,492
Posted By LatvianStallion
http://i640.photobucket.com/albums/uu123/extasyn/P...

http://i640.photobucket.com/albums/uu123/extasyn/P6272402.jpg

Oh - wrong htread :rofl

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3300/3329431908_b1d25de522_b.jpg

That s the one
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-25-2009, 09:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 913
Posted By LatvianStallion
It happened to me too, and I just took everything...

It happened to me too, and I just took everything apart. I don t think it is possible to completely put it back on if the srew is still on the bike.

Just a little persistance, no soap water or...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-14-2009, 06:14 AM
Replies: 19,766
Views: 8,378,774
Posted By LatvianStallion
No Sir! Are they different compund??? Amazingly...

No Sir! Are they different compund??? Amazingly long lasting??? :)
They look exactly the same as Mefo
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-14-2009, 03:34 AM
Replies: 19,766
Views: 8,378,774
Posted By LatvianStallion
Mefos are definatelly better than Scorpions...

Mefos are definatelly better than Scorpions offroad and better than Mitas also. The life of them is much shorter though, I have had them half of this season and the last months I had to deflate them...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-14-2009, 01:57 AM
Replies: 19,766
Views: 8,378,774
Posted By LatvianStallion
Couldn't resist

Took me a couple of months to get through this thread, but now I am done and can contribute too :1drink
http://i640.photobucket.com/albums/uu123/extasyn/bildes011.jpg...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 08-25-2009, 08:16 AM
Replies: 671
Views: 362,386
Posted By LatvianStallion
Great report!!!!!!!!!!!! As a KTM rider I can...

Great report!!!!!!!!!!!! As a KTM rider I can only say GO!!!!!!!!!!!!! :freaky
I am from Latvia, so next time stop by - I might join you! :)
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-13-2009, 07:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 923
Posted By LatvianStallion
Top Case

Bought a Gobi top case with backrest this winter - find it useful for commuting every day, very handy.

When going offroad the weight usually is bigger and high up - sometimes harder to pick up the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-13-2009, 07:55 AM
Replies: 1,661
Views: 452,800
Posted By LatvianStallion
I tested the new Adventure and there is nothing...

I tested the new Adventure and there is nothing improved on the aerodynamics.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-13-2009, 01:08 AM
Replies: 1,661
Views: 452,800
Posted By LatvianStallion
I have had the Airoh for 3 years now and it is a...

I have had the Airoh for 3 years now and it is a very shitty helmet for touring and the build quality is terrible. Now I am researching what to buy next very carefully - I d rather pay more but get...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 04-09-2009, 04:59 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,749
Posted By LatvianStallion
Thank you for the kind words:) We approach...

Thank you for the kind words:)
We approach adventure in a different way:freaky
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 04-09-2009, 04:57 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,289
Posted By LatvianStallion
peace:)

In no way am I xenophobic - it is just a general observation. Latvians are the same way near the Russian border - it is a cultural thing for a region. In Latvia we had many russians imported - maybe...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 03-18-2009, 04:39 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,749
Posted By LatvianStallion
Here is a load more better photos of the terrain...

Here is a load more better photos of the terrain we got to ride, I wasn t able to upload so many:

http://www.russia-offroad.com/photos/
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 03-18-2009, 03:45 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,289
Posted By LatvianStallion
Got you finally :) In russia we camped only...

Got you finally :)

In russia we camped only one night and we had to clean the place before we settled in and we burned all the trash we had, so yes, we left the place clean, but there is nooene...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 03-17-2009, 04:49 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,749
Posted By LatvianStallion
This has been my dillema for a while - guided...

This has been my dillema for a while - guided tour vs. self guided tour.
On a guided tour you do hard riding and at the end of the day you just want to get of the bike and get a liter of vodka in...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 03-17-2009, 10:55 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,749
Posted By LatvianStallion
If anyone needs info...

Here is a thread where more info is available if anyone wants to experience something similar.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=432113

I have no hesitation in recommending this...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 03-17-2009, 06:37 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,749
Posted By LatvianStallion
Last days...

In the evening we satayed in tents next to a nice lake.

http://i640.photobucket.com/albums/uu123/extasyn/79.jpg

In the morning me and Malish tried to get up that hill - I failed, flipped the...
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