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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-15-2015, 05:55 AM
Replies: 1,140
Views: 227,224
Posted By FakeName
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7327/15745847103_af...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7327/15745847103_af2e81d998_b.jpg
Forum: Vendors 04-14-2015, 04:28 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,523
Posted By FakeName
Huh. Did you say you needed photos? That's...

Huh.

Did you say you needed photos? That's what I thought I heard/read. I thought I read you needed the light and mount kit elegantly photographed.

Because I know a guy who'd make you a great...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-13-2015, 09:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 325
Posted By FakeName
Yup. Mine was broken where the wires exit the...

Yup. Mine was broken where the wires exit the sensor.

It's on the lower triple ...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-13-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,498
Posted By FakeName
I'd chain the footpegs to something really...

I'd chain the footpegs to something really strong, get it level across the swingarm, and screw an 8' 2x4 on edge to that subframe, then start bending.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-13-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 548
Posted By FakeName
Well- Not sure about it hitting the...

Well-

Not sure about it hitting the swingarm, but yes, you'll need to modify or replace the centerstand with the new suspension height.

Have you noticed how far over the bike leans on the...
Forum: Equipment 04-02-2015, 03:55 AM
Replies: 225
Views: 19,712
Posted By FakeName
Pryme setup works great for listening. But the...

Pryme setup works great for listening. But the people listening to you will likely have a very different experience.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-31-2015, 03:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,074
Posted By FakeName
All true- as long as the graphics are not...

All true- as long as the graphics are not clearcoated over the top, as the case on my 2011 (white/spiderweb).
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-24-2015, 03:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 582
Posted By FakeName
It is very common. I once posted here asking...

It is very common.

I once posted here asking for any experiences of actual failure, and there were no replies.

But if I had a religion, letting rotors rattle like that- and continue to increase...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-24-2015, 05:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 582
Posted By FakeName
Mine mounted right up. Listing on Slavens shows a...

Mine mounted right up. Listing on Slavens shows a special part number for the front left with ABS, so it appears they've thought about it.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-23-2015, 05:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 582
Posted By FakeName
I have the Warp9 on the back- works great,...

I have the Warp9 on the back- works great, appears to be well-made.

I'll use them when it's time for the front.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-16-2015, 06:09 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,257
Posted By FakeName
Great system- but a "bit of rope" is possibly...

Great system- but a "bit of rope" is possibly understating it. With that many turns you'll need several bits of rope.

Still the best system I've seen.
Forum: Equipment 03-13-2015, 07:26 AM
Replies: 225
Views: 19,712
Posted By FakeName
I've spent a great deal of time riding with...

I've spent a great deal of time riding with comms- see a lot of the kits like Kenwood and the Sena system. THe Kenwood is (as was mentioned above) a non-starter. I suppose it's OK if all you're doing...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-12-2015, 03:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,067
Posted By FakeName
Warp9 is what I use: ...

Warp9 is what I use:


http://slavensracing.com/shop/floating-disc-brake-rotors-for-ktm-950990-by-warp-9/
Forum: Ride reports 03-05-2015, 12:45 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 40,362
Posted By FakeName
Great words, too! What browser are you using?

Great words, too!

What browser are you using?
Forum: Ride reports 03-05-2015, 07:35 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 40,362
Posted By FakeName
Indeed, that was us! Yes, we are comm...

Indeed, that was us!

Yes, we are comm linked- very helpful and provides plenty of opportunity to make comments about one another's riding style and selection of intimate partners.

The 690RR was...
Forum: Equipment 03-04-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 398
Posted By FakeName
Fabric Guard 303 is what I use as recommended by...

Fabric Guard 303 is what I use as recommended by Motoport. I also use it on my enduro jacket. It's designed for Sunbrella fabrics.

Waterproof? Not really.

But I stay pretty dry.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-04-2015, 03:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,008
Posted By FakeName
Understood, and honorable. Here's the...

Understood, and honorable.

Here's the problem- ham radio, when operated by the book, requires certain protocols- license (which a 10yo could do with some training) is one. The others are station...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-04-2015, 02:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,008
Posted By FakeName
Similar to those who drive faster than 65 on the...

Similar to those who drive faster than 65 on the freeway, there are riders who use 2 meter radios in simplex mode (bike-to-bike, no repeaters) without licenses nor standard protocol. This is a...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-04-2015, 02:30 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,008
Posted By FakeName
Here's another thread you might find interesting...

Here's another thread you might find interesting as well (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=776592)
Forum: Ride reports 03-04-2015, 08:30 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 40,362
Posted By FakeName
Was that you at the Geologist cabin? We were on a...

Was that you at the Geologist cabin? We were on a 990 (red), a black 690RR, a 525 and the Worlds Finest All Black 500EXC.

Nice images- very well shot.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-01-2015, 01:00 PM
Replies: 1,852
Views: 160,700
Posted By FakeName
Heck, had I known this I wouldn't have worked so...

Heck, had I known this I wouldn't have worked so hard to keep up with TwoWheels- he on his 990 and me on my 500....
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-01-2015, 09:42 AM
Replies: 1,360
Views: 751,073
Posted By FakeName
https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8639/16451736410_97...

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8639/16451736410_977f827ef4_b.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 03-01-2015, 09:27 AM
Replies: 16,913
Views: 10,604,680
Posted By FakeName
No. Depending on the user agreement, the...

No.

Depending on the user agreement, the site may grab the rights to use it for their purposes, but that right does not pass on to a third party unless the site has an agreement with that third...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-01-2015, 07:16 AM
Replies: 16,913
Views: 10,604,680
Posted By FakeName
Generally speaking, sharing on another site...

Generally speaking, sharing on another site happens all the time. But it depends on the site. If someone shares some ride report image somewhere else, while technically a violation of copyright, most...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-01-2015, 05:21 AM
Replies: 16,913
Views: 10,604,680
Posted By FakeName
Parking my motorcycle in a public parking lot...

Parking my motorcycle in a public parking lot (yes, even with the key in it) does not give anyone the right to ride it as if it's their own.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-27-2015, 07:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,105
Posted By FakeName
and the photography is breathtaking. :D

and the photography is breathtaking. :D
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-27-2015, 07:00 AM
Replies: 1,140
Views: 227,224
Posted By FakeName
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7369/16178439130_bb...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7369/16178439130_bb20fc11cd_b.jpg
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-24-2015, 04:21 PM
Replies: 1,852
Views: 160,700
Posted By FakeName
Sunny and 60 degrees in Ballarat yesterday. ...

Sunny and 60 degrees in Ballarat yesterday.

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8668/16452956869_cc58d7b106_c.jpg
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-24-2015, 03:16 PM
Replies: 1,852
Views: 160,700
Posted By FakeName
Breathtaking photograph! :D

Breathtaking photograph! :D
Forum: Airheads 02-24-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,550
Posted By FakeName
Sparkbright is a nice unit- I have two, one for...

Sparkbright is a nice unit- I have two, one for each bike. The smallest one is more than sufficient. Auto dimming works great.

Yes, one can slap a BIG 'ol ugly digital voltmeter on one's...
Forum: Equipment 02-18-2015, 10:02 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,997
Posted By FakeName
When you get it, will you promise to bring your...

When you get it, will you promise to bring your bike by so I can install it?

Let's not regress, ok ; )

It actually does a lot more than that- it indicates overcharging, etc.
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-17-2015, 05:22 AM
Replies: 355
Views: 48,297
Posted By FakeName
The vendor from which you purchased the intake...

The vendor from which you purchased the intake should be glad to help you dial it right in.

Let us know how it works out.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-16-2015, 09:00 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 48,297
Posted By FakeName
Rottweiler Performance didn't give you the map...

Rottweiler Performance didn't give you the map when your bought your intake kit from them?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-13-2015, 06:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 646
Posted By FakeName
Yup. I put the top bolt in just a few threads....

Yup. I put the top bolt in just a few threads. Tank hangs perfectly and all the connections line up.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-11-2015, 08:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,545
Posted By FakeName
The rivets that allow the float either wear or...

The rivets that allow the float either wear or lose their temper/grip allowing the disc part of the rotor to move more independently than designed from the stationary part.

There's a video...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-11-2015, 02:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,545
Posted By FakeName
Umm, yes, that's accepted. Perhaps yours...

Umm, yes, that's accepted.

Perhaps yours have not yet demonstrated the excess play to which we refer. Mine were easily 5x the normal desired float. Dan Diego's made a helluva racket- little scary....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-11-2015, 09:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,545
Posted By FakeName
Replaced the rear with one of these: ...

Replaced the rear with one of these:

http://slavensracing.com/shop/floating-disc-brake-rotors-for-ktm-950990-by-warp-9/

and will replace the fronts when they start to rattle as well. Will work...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-09-2015, 05:01 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,767
Posted By FakeName
To qualify as street legal, bikes (like cars)...

To qualify as street legal, bikes (like cars) have to pass certain testing in specific configurations- homologated is the term- to various safety organizations.

There is a kit one can buy from...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-07-2015, 05:29 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,767
Posted By FakeName
Cables and abs will work fine. Kick stands and...

Cables and abs will work fine. Kick stands and centerstands will not.
Forum: Equipment 01-31-2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 225
Views: 19,712
Posted By FakeName
You're correct, the radio is the cheapest part of...

You're correct, the radio is the cheapest part of the kit.

But.

Having witnessed MANY riders cheap out on kits that don't last - the stuff from the Ham Radio store (1/4 of the price! YES!)...
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