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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-08-2015, 08:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 300
Posted By rokklym
Those are some cool pics! Probably 98% of...

Those are some cool pics!

Probably 98% of the actual route is on public roads, so you shouldn't have any problems doing the route. Winter adds a bunch of other interesting options to the route,...
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 103,842
Views: 20,535,715
Posted By rokklym
Thanks! It looks a bit wider than the Corbin...

Thanks! It looks a bit wider than the Corbin towards the back (which is what I want).
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 103,842
Views: 20,535,715
Posted By rokklym
Anyone running the Seat Concepts Commuter seat?...

Anyone running the Seat Concepts Commuter seat? I'd like to see how it looks on a bike.
http://www.seatconcepts.com/products#!/Suzuki-DR650-1996-2015-Commuter/p/27615345/category=1671358
...
Forum: Ride reports 12-06-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 32,906
Posted By rokklym
A journey, after all, neither begins in the...

A journey, after all, neither begins in the instant we set out, nor ends when we have reached our door step once again. It starts much earlier and is really never over, because the film of memory...
Forum: Ride reports 11-16-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 15,058
Posted By rokklym
Dude, that is incredible!:clap Words to live by!

Dude, that is incredible!:clap Words to live by!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-14-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,037
Posted By rokklym
I had backed off both the throttle cables and...

I had backed off both the throttle cables and done the Tune ECU cable reset a couple times, but I will try it again and keep an eye on the TPS voltage. Luckily I still have it apart, so I can get a...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-13-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,037
Posted By rokklym
http://rokklym.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2009-KTM-99...

http://rokklym.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2009-KTM-990-Adventure-R/i-z9Zrxqj/0/XL/TPS-XL.jpg
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-13-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,037
Posted By rokklym
That error just occurred after I had Tune ECU on...

That error just occurred after I had Tune ECU on it with the airbox open. It has never shown up any other time. Is the TPS replaceable? I noticed that the TPS icon in Tune ECU is never highlighted,...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-13-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,037
Posted By rokklym
Thanks for the heads up, I'll take a look at that...

Thanks for the heads up, I'll take a look at that while I'm in there.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-13-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,037
Posted By rokklym
Yeah that's another story all on its own. So I...

Yeah that's another story all on its own. So I bought it from a buddy, who bought it from an inmate here. My buddy didn't put hardly any miles on it, then the fuel filter started acting up. When that...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-13-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,037
Posted By rokklym
990R - Fast idle problem, need expert opinion

A few months ago my 2009 990R developed a high idle just out of the blue. Luckily it was late fall so the riding season here in Wisconsin was pretty much done with.

Here is the scoop on the bike....
Forum: Ride reports 09-09-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,320
Posted By rokklym
Looks like a very cool trip! Thanks for posting...

Looks like a very cool trip! Thanks for posting it! :clap
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-01-2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,384
Posted By rokklym
Time to revive an old thread! I'm the...

Time to revive an old thread!

I'm the current owner of the bike described in the original post.
The bike sat all last winter with a dead battery at the previous owners house, and I wonder if the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-22-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 19,262
Views: 7,977,862
Posted By rokklym
Monument Valley area, where Forrest Gump stopped...

Monument Valley area, where Forrest Gump stopped running.

http://rokklym.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/OX-2014-Overland-Expo-trip/i-v85g4Fp/0/XL/_MG_9910edit-XL.jpg
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-22-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 19,262
Views: 7,977,862
Posted By rokklym
Took the 990R out to the Overland Expo in...

Took the 990R out to the Overland Expo in Flagstaff in May, then swung through Moab on the way home.
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-22-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 937
Posted By rokklym
It almost looks like the weld is cracked! Not...

It almost looks like the weld is cracked! Not sure its just how the photo is or if its actually cracked.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-22-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 937
Posted By rokklym
GPR exhaust DB killer

My 990R came with a GPR exhaust and I find very little info on them online. Many of them list a removable DB killer, and mine has a circlip, which I thought might hold in the DB killer. I removed...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-20-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 9,560
Posted By rokklym
C Squared ...

C Squared
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3917/14699966121_7ba3d60941_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/ooZaMK)_MG_0066edit (https://flic.kr/p/ooZaMK) by Chad Berger Photography...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-20-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 9,560
Posted By rokklym
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3857/14516458048_83...

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3857/14516458048_835ea16641_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/o7LDes)_MG_0031 (https://flic.kr/p/o7LDes) by Chad Berger Photography (https://www.flickr.com/people//), on Flickr...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-20-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 9,560
Posted By rokklym
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5571/14516455608_cb...

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5571/14516455608_cb8c7d4af7_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/o7LCvo)_MG_0021edit (https://flic.kr/p/o7LCvo) by Chad Berger Photography (https://www.flickr.com/people//), on...
Forum: Regional forums 07-17-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 1,330
Views: 118,678
Posted By rokklym
In! :D

In! :D
Forum: Ride reports 06-30-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,538
Posted By rokklym
Wow, that's one heck of a story fellas! It never...

Wow, that's one heck of a story fellas! It never ceases to amaze me of the good people you meet on the road. :clap
Forum: Trip Planning 06-08-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 68,948
Posted By rokklym
A good friend of mine has lived quite the...

A good friend of mine has lived quite the adventurous life, he graduated college and left for Hawaii where he was a divemaster for a few years. He came back to the states and bought a bicycle and...
Forum: Ride reports 06-05-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 115,855
Posted By rokklym
http://lonewolfexpeditions.<WBR>blogspot.com/p/tra...

http://lonewolfexpeditions.<WBR>blogspot.com/p/trans-<WBR>wisconsin-adventure-trail.html (http://lonewolfexpeditions.blogspot.com/p/trans-wisconsin-adventure-trail.html)

Check that link for more...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-28-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 648
Views: 51,349
Posted By rokklym
You never know where I may pop up to get photos...

You never know where I may pop up to get photos of Craigs wheelies!
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-28-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 648
Views: 51,349
Posted By rokklym
Sounds like i'm more or less OUT. :cry I...

Sounds like i'm more or less OUT. :cry

I have to stick fairly close to home since my dog sitter (wife) is out of town this weekend. I will probably come down Saturday afternoon and hang out for a...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-28-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 690
Posted By rokklym
Keep an eye out for the 80 or so ADV riders that...

Keep an eye out for the 80 or so ADV riders that will be riding around Iowa on the Great River Gravel ride.
Forum: Ride reports 05-25-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 33,906
Posted By rokklym
Hey Paul, that's me in the background (right)...

Hey Paul, that's me in the background (right) laughing at the Rawhyde shenanigans! If you end up anywhere near Wisconsin give me a shout!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-03-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 19,262
Views: 7,977,862
Posted By rokklym
Very cool old mill!There are some very fun roads...

Very cool old mill!There are some very fun roads in that area of the state!



Its an 09, with the GPR exhaust. Very nice sound too, much different than the Akro's I had on my 950, but still...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-30-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,709
Posted By rokklym
I have only ridden it once, back in 2003 on a...

I have only ridden it once, back in 2003 on a mountain bike, but I still remember some of those sections. Very cool, I'm not sure I'd be talented (crazy) enough to do it on a big bike! As I remember...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-30-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 19,262
Views: 7,977,862
Posted By rokklym
<a...

<a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/chadbergerphotography/13891525338" title="P4260027sw by Chad Berger, on Flickr"><img src="https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2895/13891525338_c4f7e24b56_b.jpg"...
Forum: Americas 04-29-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 715
Posted By rokklym
I'll be camping there all weekend, that is if all...

I'll be camping there all weekend, that is if all the stars align and I can make the trip. I'm hopefully taking 2 weeks off and doing a bunch of riding around Utah and Arizona before and after the...
Forum: Vendors 04-29-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 343
Posted By rokklym
Seminar is at noon!

Seminar is at noon!
Forum: Vendors 04-27-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 343
Posted By rokklym
Thanks for posting this! I'll be down there...

Thanks for posting this! I'll be down there giving the seminar on the TWAT route, and some info on adventure riding in general. We had a great turnout for the last one, MCC is a really cool shop...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-24-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 12,119
Posted By rokklym
I'll be at the Expo all weekend, and riding...

I'll be at the Expo all weekend, and riding around the southwest the week before and after, hope to run into some ADV riders!
Forum: Americas 04-24-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 715
Posted By rokklym
I thought I had a long ride to the Expo, but you...

I thought I had a long ride to the Expo, but you got me beat by a lot! I'm taking 2 weeks and riding around out in that area before and after the Expo. I looked at Mapquest and it routed though...
Forum: Ride reports 04-22-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 115,855
Posted By rokklym
The Clam Lake Junction in Clam Lake has some...

The Clam Lake Junction in Clam Lake has some really nice rooms at a good price. I think rooms with 2 queens run about $70. The hotel is attached to the convenience store, so that is nice as far as...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-20-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 19,262
Views: 7,977,862
Posted By rokklym
Well, got the bike Friday and took it for a 250+...

Well, got the bike Friday and took it for a 250+ mile ride yesterday. Took it through most of the typical terrain that I will be riding it in and it worked great!
...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-19-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 648
Views: 51,349
Posted By rokklym
I stopped by the campground today, its still...

I stopped by the campground today, its still there!

http://rokklym.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2009-KTM-990-Adventure-R/i-9CnZfFs/0/XL/P4190012-XL.jpg

Ran some of last years route, good stuff!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-14-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 19,262
Views: 7,977,862
Posted By rokklym
Thanks! I wish I could do that, maybe some day!...

Thanks! I wish I could do that, maybe some day! I'll be in Colorado shortly on this bike, on my way to the Overland Expo!
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