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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-29-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 725
Posted By jonyfi
Well I'm back on the road, thanks to a lot of...

Well I'm back on the road, thanks to a lot of help from a local motorcyclist who went out of her way to help a broke down solo rider:freaky

And of course many big thanks to R and S power sports...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-28-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,378
Posted By jonyfi
Ya all is getting back to normal... Filled with...

Ya all is getting back to normal...
Filled with ATF and it's holding up thus far around town.

R and S motorsports here is swapping out my repaired tube and wouldn't you know I had a leaking fork...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-28-2014, 01:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 725
Posted By jonyfi
Ya, B on Whls I'm not opposed to that and have...

Ya, B on Whls I'm not opposed to that and have had to do this with this bike and others but fully loaded and in the city it's easier to stay at the shop and wait o the next day then tackle the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-27-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 725
Posted By jonyfi
All good! I've gotten some help from a passing...

All good! I've gotten some help from a passing motorcyclist... Got some ATF and the seal is holding so at least I'm mobil for tonight and I'll get back to the shop tomorrow morning to get the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-27-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,378
Posted By jonyfi
KOOL, it took some time but some fellow inmates...

KOOL, it took some time but some fellow inmates have offered help..
Though a passing local motorcyclist stopped by curious and they are helping me out! A little progress!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-27-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 725
Posted By jonyfi
KOOL! Chatted with KTMSER and just after a...

KOOL! Chatted with KTMSER and just after a motorcyclist happened to see me here and stop by, they are going to get me some ATF , if the seal holds I'll get to the auto shop and get a new o ring......
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-27-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 725
Posted By jonyfi
Hey! S. Ya I'd love to just get to an auto...

Hey! S.
Ya I'd love to just get to an auto parts store or some place to at least get fluid, but everything is a bit of a walk from me and I'm not willing to leave all my gear unattended...

I...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-27-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 725
Posted By jonyfi
:rofl Ya, luckily I have some shade...

:rofl

Ya, luckily I have some shade available...
As the sun moves I move...
If I could just get ahold of some fluid for the system I'm hoping the leak isn't so bad and I could load back up and...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-27-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,378
Posted By jonyfi
Right on, that's where I started... ...

Right on, that's where I started...

Unfortunately, ktm shop here is closed along with most shops...
Those that are open don't carry the fluid I need or don't want to deliver...
I'm trying...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-27-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 725
Posted By jonyfi
Ktm shop closed, like many other shops... I've...

Ktm shop closed, like many other shops...
I've called around and those who are open either don't have the fluid I need or aren't helpful at all...

Bummer, fully loaded and can't leave my bike...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-27-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,378
Posted By jonyfi
Oh, ya good advice... I just ASSsumed :D it was...

Oh, ya good advice... I just ASSsumed :D it was the seal, I'll keep that in mind. All I can do is start with the seal and do a real good inspection while apart then hope for the best...

Worst part...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-26-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,378
Posted By jonyfi
In Albuquerque New Mexico broke down

Was just in Death Valley/saline valley , had to deal with flat issues there...
Noticed early today my clutch was feeling different...looked for leak but it's greasy down there from chain lune, I...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-26-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 725
Posted By jonyfi
Broke down in Albuquerque New Mexico

Was just in Death Valley/saline valley , had to deal with flat issues there...
Noticed early today my clutch was feeling different...looked for leak but it's greasy down there from chain lune, I...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-26-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 339
Posted By jonyfi
Any shops open on Sundays in flagstaff?

In here in flagstaff, running on a patched rear tube.... Would like to get it replaced and have the rim strip replaced... Shop that installed my new rear tire may have caused on my flat issues in...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-23-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 547
Posted By jonyfi
I just installed as it was previously... Though...

I just installed as it was previously... Though upon installation and re-adjustment of the forks for an upcoming loaded trip I found both fork spring loads totally back off :huh wondering if that led...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-23-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 547
Posted By jonyfi
Fork leg install 950 adv

So I'm about to reinstall one of my fork legs after an overhaul...
I was looking at the ktm manual for torque specs when I noticed it says fork should protrude 5 mm past top fork clamp...

Though...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-04-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,120
Posted By jonyfi
Well, after tearing it all apart and purchasing a...

Well, after tearing it all apart and purchasing a new gasket AND oil pressure sensor (thanks to the knowledgable folks at Scuderia San Francisco they suggested replacing the oil pressure sensor too...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-28-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 662
Posted By jonyfi
Ya, it's a lot of work to get down to those...

Ya, it's a lot of work to get down to those carbs...
Though the more you do it the easier and quicker it goes!
I would think, like you're heading, start with air, then onward to fuel and spark......
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-12-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 5,009
Views: 477,075
Posted By jonyfi
I'm thinking I'm going to do the ride leaving...

I'm thinking I'm going to do the ride leaving Friday October 3rd...
I'm busy reassembling my ktm 950 after an oil leak repair, if for some reason I can't use that bike I'll be taking my klr 650...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-09-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,208
Posted By jonyfi
Ya, I've never done that:huh On both the KTMs...

Ya, I've never done that:huh
On both the KTMs I've owned, I've moved them around, taken it off, and haven't had any issues with loosening up...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-08-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,120
Posted By jonyfi
Ya!

Ya!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-08-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,120
Posted By jonyfi
Well the award goes to.... KTMSER! Tore...

Well the award goes to.... KTMSER!
Tore everything off tonight (radiator, fairings, tanks, carbs, air box) AHHHHHHH:becca
And was able to pinpoint the leak location:D
... Yup the oil pressure...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-08-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,120
Posted By jonyfi
[QUOTE=jonyfi;25027279]Wow! You had to go the...

[QUOTE=jonyfi;25027279]Wow! You had to go the extra mile for something that would have seemed so simple 😄 so much for using stock relacent parts...
That's being creative and open minded...
UOTE]
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-08-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,120
Posted By jonyfi
Wow! You had to go the extra mile for something...

Wow! You had to go the extra mile for something that would have seemed so simple...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-07-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,120
Posted By jonyfi
[QUOTE=KTMSER;25018986]:wave Check the oil...

[QUOTE=KTMSER;25018986]:wave

Check the oil pressure sensor on the rear left side of the front cylinder, common leak point...

Ya, that would be better than the valve cover gasket (though not...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-07-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,156
Posted By jonyfi
Wow! :eek1 talk about a freaky experience! I...

Wow! :eek1 talk about a freaky experience!
I can imagine how you must have been trying to figure out what the hellos going on with your Moto! :D
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-07-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 5,009
Views: 477,075
Posted By jonyfi
We made are way up to Denali park and then over...

We made are way up to Denali park and then over to Homer... Where were you?
I saw a lot of BMWs, a bunch of klr 650s... only saw 1 ktm...
I have a klr and a ktm :D
I was disappointed about the ktm...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-06-2014, 11:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,120
Posted By jonyfi
My turn...oil leak repair dread 9fidy...grrr

Well I returned from a one month truck trip with my Dad (up to Alaska and back) and upon reinstalling the battery back into the 9fidy I discovered a "wet" spot sitting in the empty battery tray I...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-06-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 5,009
Views: 477,075
Posted By jonyfi
24 hour dualsport ride

A few years back I did a ride 24 hour ride from San Francisco to Mt Shasta... I'm going to do it again this fall... I'm not quite sure when, but late September to early October is what's going to...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-03-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 577
Posted By jonyfi
I don't know for sure, but I just swapped my...

I don't know for sure, but I just swapped my gearing over on my current bike from stock gearing to 16/45 and the eom chain is adequate... Though you need to orientate the adjustment blocks in the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-28-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 5,009
Views: 477,075
Posted By jonyfi
Hey SFMCjohn, yes it was nice to finally meet you...

Hey SFMCjohn, yes it was nice to finally meet you in person. I enjoyed the hospitality of the SFMC on social Thursday... It was surprising and great to see some familiar faces ( Bicycle Phil,...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-27-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 5,009
Views: 477,075
Posted By jonyfi
Looks lime myself and inmate xdbx will be there! ...

Looks lime myself and inmate xdbx will be there!
See you around 715 to 730....
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-27-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 5,009
Views: 477,075
Posted By jonyfi
I'll be trying to get there! :evil

I'll be trying to get there!
:evil
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-24-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 5,009
Views: 477,075
Posted By jonyfi
Yes, right... Out near Bridgeport... though the...

Yes, right... Out near Bridgeport... though the pools/"tubs" are not that large/deep so heading there during off peak tourist season is best (as usual)... I was desperate (sore back) and needing a...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-23-2014, 10:29 PM
Replies: 5,009
Views: 477,075
Posted By jonyfi
Did hit it this past weekend, it was passable......

Did hit it this past weekend, it was passable... But certainly technical, did it fully loaded no problem:D
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-23-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 5,009
Views: 477,075
Posted By jonyfi
Hey John, as you knowIt wasn't I :D I did...

Hey John, as you knowIt wasn't I :D

I did make it up to the sierras though. Left Friday evening, camped by relief reservoir, woke up to a flat rear tyre :eek1, after getting that all situated made...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-20-2014, 12:07 AM
Replies: 5,009
Views: 477,075
Posted By jonyfi
Money well spent :D Well if you happen to...

Money well spent :D

Well if you happen to get out there let it be known, when I do have cell coverage I'll keep tabs, but as I'm sure you know cell coverage fades away out there, luckily :D
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-19-2014, 11:04 PM
Replies: 5,009
Views: 477,075
Posted By jonyfi
new lower gearing installed on the ktm, loaded up...

new lower gearing installed on the ktm, loaded up and ready to take off tomorrow evening...
Hope to bump into someone along the way :wink:
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-18-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,860
Posted By jonyfi
:thumb

:thumb
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-17-2014, 11:25 PM
Replies: 5,009
Views: 477,075
Posted By jonyfi
Ah. Ok... I see found it on the map.... Ya I...

Ah. Ok... I see found it on the map.... Ya I could slide that in there on my way east on Saturday... after camping at relief reservoir Friday...
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