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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-05-2013, 09:30 PM
Replies: 11,150
Views: 2,375,369
Posted By motocentaur
What Did You Do To Your KTM Today?

Thanks!
Hey man I ended up getting a sidewall rip in the front TKC tire (just like you said I would) what are you runnin now?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-05-2013, 09:48 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 13,004
Posted By motocentaur
High fender mod ... done People have made...

High fender mod ... done

People have made brackets for the fork guards to mount them but all I needed to do was use a heat gun and bend the plastic around a bit to get the outer two bolts to line...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-05-2013, 09:40 AM
Replies: 11,150
Views: 2,375,369
Posted By motocentaur
High fender mod ... done People have made...

High fender mod ... done

People have made brackets for the fork guards to mount them but all I needed to do was use a heat gun and bend the plastic around a bit to get the outer two bolts to line...
Forum: Ride reports 05-06-2013, 02:16 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,981
Posted By motocentaur
<iframe width="1280" height="720"...

<iframe width="1280" height="720" src="http://www.youtube-nocookie.com/embed/g4hBflbYB10?rel=0" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: Ride reports 05-04-2013, 12:26 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,981
Posted By motocentaur
Finally got the vid of Gotapeso <object...

Finally got the vid of Gotapeso

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Forum: Ride reports 05-01-2013, 03:28 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,981
Posted By motocentaur
Day 8

The morning was casual. We needed to figure out some repacking and dump some excess weight, gotta make room for the Tequila. When we meet up with the guys from Twisted throttle they had been drinking...
Forum: Ride reports 04-27-2013, 08:33 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,981
Posted By motocentaur
Lol yeah... Food, beer, bathroom is baiscly all...

Lol yeah... Food, beer, bathroom is baiscly all you need :D
Forum: Ride reports 04-26-2013, 03:07 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,981
Posted By motocentaur
In the morning we had a nice long breakfast after...

In the morning we had a nice long breakfast after a stay in the nicest hotel in Baja, the Hotel Paraiso Colonet. I sincerely recommend this place to anyone passing through.
...
Forum: Ride reports 04-26-2013, 03:01 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,981
Posted By motocentaur
nice meeting you as well, and I forgot to mention...

nice meeting you as well, and I forgot to mention thanks for the beers!

Almost done with this RR so hopefully tonight I can find it in all those videos and post him
Forum: Ride reports 04-23-2013, 10:44 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,981
Posted By motocentaur
Day 6

Gotta use the gopro and iphone for the rest of the pics.

http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-AFMeIH_doYw/UXathqqV5XI/AAAAAAAAFgQ/RU4HS-ZwP1E/s1600/G0010001.JPG
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Forum: Ride reports 04-23-2013, 09:41 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,981
Posted By motocentaur
day 5

http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-h1HKCx86LaY/UXYCVeMp3hI/AAAAAAAAFdk/dQ9KaHo3KJ8/s1600/DSC00003.JPG

http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-xx0C_avNAk4/UXYCWTEJY8I/AAAAAAAAFd0/Alfb5NWqel8/s1600/DSC01172.JPG
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Forum: Ride reports 04-22-2013, 10:21 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,981
Posted By motocentaur
haha thats Awesome! Yeah he told us after he...

haha thats Awesome! Yeah he told us after he lived there for awhile the state kept coming around giving him letters and telling him he can't live there and has to move. Hes like I just ignored them...
Forum: Ride reports 04-22-2013, 05:37 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,981
Posted By motocentaur
Day 4

I don't sleep a lot in the best conditions and in a different place far from my girl Julie I have a hard time sleeping at all. I woke up around 3 in the morning and went out to star gaze for a bit. I...
Forum: Ride reports 04-22-2013, 05:26 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,981
Posted By motocentaur
Looks like I'll be practiceing how to pick up my...

Looks like I'll be practiceing how to pick up my bike more on that one :D




Oh yeah, if John and Dan from the griptwisters tour didnt come over to help me, their may very well have been a...
Forum: Ride reports 04-22-2013, 05:20 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,981
Posted By motocentaur
Awesome beach man! waters warm, foods great, full...

Awesome beach man! waters warm, foods great, full bar and its all to yourself.
Forum: Ride reports 04-22-2013, 01:55 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,981
Posted By motocentaur
Day 3

http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-qcqBshjPOX4/UXWHVgQMTbI/AAAAAAAAFTU/ugP67QIG1vg/s640/DSC00003.JPG

Last night we had some issues with trying to figure out how to light our diesel heater. So all you gotta...
Forum: Ride reports 04-21-2013, 03:50 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,981
Posted By motocentaur
Yeah we just stopped into Old town Temecula for...

Yeah we just stopped into Old town Temecula for burgers and beers. 5 mins in the US and I'm ready to go back. Good times and great meeting up with you guys, I'm sure we'll bump into each other again,...
Forum: Ride reports 04-19-2013, 08:47 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,981
Posted By motocentaur
Yesr. Love em so far. They hook up real well and...

Yesr. Love em so far. They hook up real well and are holding up pretty good considering the abuse their being put through.
Forum: Ride reports 04-19-2013, 01:50 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,981
Posted By motocentaur
Day 2

Up around 7 and got an excellent breakfast at a place around the corner and changed some more money in just to make sure I have enough, I now have 7 grand in pesos. Kind of a lot but I would rather...
Forum: Ride reports 04-19-2013, 12:35 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,981
Posted By motocentaur
Day 1

So Saturday beau needed to finalize some things to his bike before the trip and do some last minuet shopping. He had to wait to order his stuff and it just came in today so he spent the morning...
Forum: Ride reports 04-18-2013, 11:09 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,981
Posted By motocentaur
Yea it was good meeting you man. You talked about...

Yea it was good meeting you man. You talked about getting another dual sport?
Forum: Ride reports 04-18-2013, 11:07 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,981
Posted By motocentaur
Gracias! Yeah we got each other fairly covered...

Gracias! Yeah we got each other fairly covered with contact info and med stuff. I take a first aid/CPR class every year and he's got some field first aid training. We also got his DeLorme tracker and...
Forum: Ride reports 04-18-2013, 10:59 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,981
Posted By motocentaur
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/04/19/ububygyj.jpg ...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/04/19/ububygyj.jpg

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/04/19/ata4yhyb.jpg

just got to Guerrero Negro today and got to a hotel that had wifi. The pic is from last night at...
Forum: Ride reports 04-13-2013, 02:54 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,981
Posted By motocentaur
7 days in Baja

So I've never been to Baja, never even been to Mexico for that matter. But my friend Beau and I have about a week off and and a serious craving for dirt, rocks, sand, tacos, cervezas and southern...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-12-2013, 09:45 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,784
Posted By motocentaur
Was at work and couldn't reply till now. I...

Was at work and couldn't reply till now.

I do wish I did not name this thread that, but I did and I cant change it.

I did get an email from Ron and a call from Jen. I stack my days and hardly...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-12-2013, 01:16 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,784
Posted By motocentaur
Exactly.. Just frustrating when you...

Exactly..




Just frustrating when you ask specifically if some thing needs anything and they tell you is doesn't. Then promises twice to get it to you on time then, completely disregards the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-12-2013, 01:08 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,784
Posted By motocentaur
Yeah I realize they cant carry everything in...

Yeah I realize they cant carry everything in stock and at times they are unable to fill an order for months, I've also ran into that. And its understandable when you have months to wait. Thing is I...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-12-2013, 11:51 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,784
Posted By motocentaur
sorry... just my first world problems gripe...

sorry...

just my first world problems gripe for the day
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-12-2013, 11:50 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,784
Posted By motocentaur
Exactly!! Lesson learned for sure. It is my...

Exactly!!

Lesson learned for sure. It is my fault because I tried to support the middle man, and not ordering direct.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-12-2013, 11:47 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,784
Posted By motocentaur
Perhaps I wasn't as clear in this post about the...

Perhaps I wasn't as clear in this post about the order and dealings. I in no way spoke to UPS or any other shipping company. I spoke directly with KTMtwins over the phone and ordered from their...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-12-2013, 11:24 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,784
Posted By motocentaur
On KTMTwins site they list a mounting kit for...

On KTMTwins site they list a mounting kit for sale for the luggage panniers stating that without them you would need straps to hold to boxes on. This is why I called in the first place to see it the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-12-2013, 10:57 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,784
Posted By motocentaur
Pissed Ordering Issues

Here's my latest issue (among a few others)

So I have this trip to Baja planned for tomorrow and for the last few months I have been getting my bike setup for the trip. I needed a top box and...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-04-2013, 12:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,385
Posted By motocentaur
ran these on my 990 smt .. cant say enough about...

ran these on my 990 smt .. cant say enough about them, they actually give you a decant amount of grip in the dirt and are surprisingly sticky on the road
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-26-2013, 12:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,362
Posted By motocentaur
Yeah it was a 350 mile trip back home and it felt...

Yeah it was a 350 mile trip back home and it felt more comfortable when I got home. I should be able to get 2k more miles on it before I get back to california, so I should know the extent of the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-26-2013, 11:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,362
Posted By motocentaur
Custom seat made: Bill "rocky" Mayers Saddles

Not sure if I should have posted this in the Garage or here, but since I'm always lurking on OC ...

http://billmayer-saddles.com/BMS/

Bill Mayer Saddles
3605-A Arundell Circle
Ventura, CA...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-22-2013, 10:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,674
Posted By motocentaur
And they were never heard from again...

And they were never heard from again...
Forum: Regional forums 01-25-2012, 11:11 AM
Replies: 2,110
Views: 126,186
Posted By motocentaur
gonna try and make this, workin on getting a few...

gonna try and make this, workin on getting a few ppl to roll with
Forum: Thumpers 07-05-2010, 07:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,297
Posted By motocentaur
Yea I've seen some pics of tool boxes and...

Yea I've seen some pics of tool boxes and couldn't find anything to purchase online. Had the idea for awhile too, I finally had a day off and had some other bike things to get done. I lowered the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-04-2010, 11:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,297
Posted By motocentaur
DR 650 Toolbox Mod (pics)

Was tired of the little vanity toolbox on the bike and loading my backpack with proper tools on day trips. So I constructed a new tool box out of PVC pipe and some metal bands I picked up. Everything...
Forum: Ride reports 05-31-2010, 03:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,854
Posted By motocentaur
San Diego to Key West

A friend of mine and I made our way across the country and back as a break in ADV trip to pave the way for more serious future trips.

I bought a thumper a few months ago and started outfitting it...
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