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Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 10-13-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 2,795
Views: 154,122
Posted By Creekside
Changed plans - no camping, hoteling instead. We...

Changed plans - no camping, hoteling instead. We (3) are doing someone's anti-black friday big bike track on Saturday so see you out there - maybe. You guys have fun!
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 10-09-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 2,795
Views: 154,122
Posted By Creekside
PM'd back. Sounds great. Have to see if I am...

PM'd back. Sounds great. Have to see if I am down there at 10am Friday with the KC group trailering, or drive down Thurs night myself and camp. Right now the weather looks great - might just camp...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 10-09-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 414
Posted By Creekside
Turner's Bend on 23 has gas, even prem. Nice...

Turner's Bend on 23 has gas, even prem. Nice place.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 10-07-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 2,795
Views: 154,122
Posted By Creekside
Any Big Bike types Oct 17-19? Don't mean to...

Any Big Bike types Oct 17-19?

Don't mean to hijack your thread - I am planning on heading down there Oct 17-19 Clarksville (hotels) with some KC guys that going to do single/two track and hit the...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-22-2014, 05:12 AM
Replies: 634
Views: 25,482
Posted By Creekside
Oh you're right. Sorry. My stomach is growling...

Oh you're right. Sorry. My stomach is growling reading that menu. However Got a nail in my tire last night, k60 rear, so I am out until I fix it, or fail that, and take it somewhere. If I owe...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-20-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 634
Views: 25,482
Posted By Creekside
Is that due to my typical late timing or the...

Is that due to my typical late timing or the rambling tap talk post ? :-)

Any jokers staying up here that want some dirt in their diet Saturday morning let's go...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-20-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 634
Views: 25,482
Posted By Creekside
I am in as well. Here in kc. I plan to ride down...

I am in as well. Here in kc. I plan to ride down Saturday early if some want to hit some minimum maintenance stuff around there. Flint hills? Might be up for a ride Friday after q39, but have to...
Forum: Regional forums 07-16-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 17,260
Posted By Creekside
I will be there Thursday night with 4 spoons...

I will be there Thursday night with 4 spoons HateRyder, two small and two very large with screw driver heads. I am sure others will have what you need too.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-11-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,262
Posted By Creekside
Wolfman racks are pretty nice too and survive...

Wolfman racks are pretty nice too and survive multiple get offs without too much scuffing. The nice thing about racks over shields is wreck protection. Its great to have to pick the bike up with...
Forum: Regional forums 07-11-2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 17,260
Posted By Creekside
Well Neepuk if you both bring the big bikes - I...

Well Neepuk if you both bring the big bikes - I am not the most aggressive rider either and will be riding a 990.

Just browsed the Alpine Loop dual sport images on google, today just got a...
Forum: Regional forums 06-23-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 17,260
Posted By Creekside
I am ready. Lose gravel is fine, I like the...

I am ready. Lose gravel is fine, I like the thrill of min maintenance roads and hard dry mud roads. Got stuck in a creek last weekend and had to drag my bike on the side over to the low bridge and...
Forum: Regional forums 06-02-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 17,260
Posted By Creekside
Ok great, thanks Matt. I was told to ask this...

Ok great, thanks Matt. I was told to ask this before going to make sure it was noob and intermediate friendly before riding out and back from KC.

I do have a bunch of jeep books on the areas,...
Forum: Regional forums 06-01-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 17,260
Posted By Creekside
Hey guys - is there going to be a group of big...

Hey guys - is there going to be a group of big bike riders that avoid baby head passes & gnarly single track? Looking for more dirt/gravel/fire roads. Some of those large rocky path shots you got...
Forum: Regional forums 05-16-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 35,104
Posted By Creekside
Look forward to meeting up with you guys. I am...

Look forward to meeting up with you guys. I am ready to ride!
Forum: Regional forums 05-15-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 35,104
Posted By Creekside
I'll be there tent camping. Riding in from KC to...

I'll be there tent camping. Riding in from KC to Estes for bit, Ouray, then Meyers. I saw this and thought it would be great to do after Estes. Look forward to meeting all of you!

Is there a...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-16-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,433
Posted By Creekside
I agree with heated grips! Nice down to 34F or...

I agree with heated grips! Nice down to 34F or lower with those hand guards.

this is a bit more gravel than road...
Tires => K60s. Like iron.
Wolfmann tank bag (you can stand with it,...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-13-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,119
Posted By Creekside
$12k for blue.

$12k for blue.
Forum: Orange Crush 02-19-2014, 04:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,480
Posted By Creekside
Thanks guys! That was actually what I wanted to...

Thanks guys! That was actually what I wanted to hear - don't sweat it, or if somewhere way the heck out there get some tube/bottle additive for more than one tank (or a partial really) if somewhere...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-18-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,480
Posted By Creekside
Turning 87 gas into 91

I can't find the post for this one. I ride a 2012 990 Adv.

Is there some additive that a place (i think it was rocky mountain atv) sells you can carry? You can take 4-5-6 ozs with you and dump...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-31-2013, 05:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,541
Posted By Creekside
yep that looks nice and very clean

yep that looks nice and very clean
Forum: Orange Crush 12-29-2013, 07:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,541
Posted By Creekside
Thanks for the great ideas. Its looking to be...

Thanks for the great ideas. Its looking to be either the mirror (lower bolt with a bend or something) or to the left of the key switch. If I do the mirror lower bolt I will have to pot those...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-26-2013, 06:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,541
Posted By Creekside
I pretty much always cover the glove box with a...

I pretty much always cover the glove box with a tank bag.

I thought about the blue area but its some kind of "air box" or something with a hose going in and a hose going out of it?

thanks
Forum: Orange Crush 12-25-2013, 07:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,541
Posted By Creekside
were to mount a rocker switch for heated grips...

I have a 2012 990 adv (not R) with the hazards/accessory plug on the left side of the dash. I just got the symtek heated grips and installed the pads and got the grips back on. (The chopstick...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-19-2013, 11:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,619
Posted By Creekside
Having owned harleys and demo days all'm often,...

Having owned harleys and demo days all'm often, renting a few ultras around the country on vacations...they can be really buzzy just sitting there but not too bad on the go. Ultra's are plush on the...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-04-2013, 05:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,123
Posted By Creekside
Remembering to turn it off every time is a pain. ...

Remembering to turn it off every time is a pain. Particularly when riding with a group of 690s who have knobbies and like to stop and go, where they like to go fast and then break. Next thing I...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-02-2013, 05:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,123
Posted By Creekside
I ride about 70/30 with some 100+ gravel miles on...

I ride about 70/30 with some 100+ gravel miles on some days.

I prefer the abs because of traffic and commuting. But that said I don't always remember to disable the abs on the back roads and get...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-02-2013, 05:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 604
Posted By Creekside
990 adv P3 Skene installation

I think the system works great. Would I say its better than hyperlites, well I don't know, I had a set of those on my last sport bike, they were fine too.

But these are great and I love how...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-02-2013, 04:58 PM
Replies: 18,929
Views: 7,695,626
Posted By Creekside
http://i43.photobucket.com/albums/e395/abales5002/...

http://i43.photobucket.com/albums/e395/abales5002/Trail%20Riders/e00d310c-cfe1-4805-9dae-8c70690a22c9.jpg
Learning why people say this is a big bike...
Lake Perry KS off road park.
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Forum: Orange Crush 08-08-2013, 07:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,696
Posted By Creekside
I agree. The ramp would be best. But if their...

I agree. The ramp would be best. But if their stuff gets wet its hell to pay. The turning radius would suck and easily cause a problem. None of the answers are really good ones but if I go to ktm...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-06-2013, 07:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,696
Posted By Creekside
and the front sounds like a terrible idea the...

and the front sounds like a terrible idea the more I think about it.

You can't see over it well, lights blocked, and no idea how to get a hitch there anyways, and probably mess up the front with...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-06-2013, 07:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,696
Posted By Creekside
Thanks guys! Great ideas there. Some I never...

Thanks guys! Great ideas there. Some I never had considered before.

Versa looks good but my hitch is class 3 500#, versa+500# bike, with a popup puts the hitch weight out there. But I could...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-05-2013, 11:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,696
Posted By Creekside
Mounting a 990 adv on the front of a F150

I am trying to figure out how to get the truck/bicycles/popup/horde and the bike to places at the same time.

The idea of riding that bike up into the 4x4 FX4 bed scares the shit out me. If...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-19-2013, 08:14 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,598
Posted By Creekside
Nice bike. 3700? Pristine baby! I got...

Nice bike. 3700? Pristine baby!

I got 2000 on mine before I got the plates two weeks back, and did 400 more this week. I have to really wonder why buy something if you don't drive it. There...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-19-2013, 08:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,312
Posted By Creekside
shoein - Call around locally. I found a gal a...

shoein - Call around locally. I found a gal a few towns away that does seats for bikes for $100 to $150. New top, new foam, heated, whatever or just whittle some. A local person can hack away...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-19-2013, 07:54 PM
Replies: 18,929
Views: 7,695,626
Posted By Creekside
lost near the missouri river

http://i43.photobucket.com/albums/e395/abales5002/Bike-Atchison3.jpg

I got this about 40 days ago, now at 2700 miles. This was the second time I had road the 990 on gravel.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-09-2013, 11:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,197
Posted By Creekside
I think the base was a good call for me. The abs...

I think the base was a good call for me. The abs has already saved my ass in just a month and I don't mind rain riding. I only have a 32" inseam (not sure in metric) but its tip toes here on the...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-09-2013, 09:30 AM
Replies: 408
Views: 46,058
Posted By Creekside
I dont know about 990s but I saw a 950 enduro...

I dont know about 990s but I saw a 950 enduro with 77k running like a mofo this weekend. Looked like it had been beaten with hammer everywhere and most of the paint was left behind.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-09-2013, 08:48 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,598
Posted By Creekside
Yeah you can find new 2012's everywhere for $12k,...

Yeah you can find new 2012's everywhere for $12k, and I got one blue and 0 miles. Cycle seller (whatever its called) had a big list of them at 12k a month ago.

But I would take that 2010 with...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-09-2013, 05:38 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,598
Posted By Creekside
lets talk about that windsheild.. you won't...

lets talk about that windsheild..

you won't regret it. Just got a Blue 2012 with orange crash bars 33 days ago and got over 2k on it now. I think those tires might well be toast at 5k. At...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-20-2013, 08:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,421
Posted By Creekside
Me too. Looked at them and rode a ton of bikes...

Me too. Looked at them and rode a ton of bikes on craigslist, but none of them where as fun. The Hartley ultra, r1200rt, fjr, r1200gs, f800gs,m, connie, fjr, street glide. Next year I wantto do...
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