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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-15-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 5,749
Views: 1,773,507
Posted By trc
Just finished up my full conversion from a SM to...

Just finished up my full conversion from a SM to SE!
http://i1229.photobucket.com/albums/ee478/TRca51/10171690_699172593459216_2038568708_n_zps293fdfad.jpg...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-07-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 20,282
Posted By trc
Hi Ken, This is my Oil tank / cooler, skid...

Hi Ken,

This is my Oil tank / cooler, skid plate combo. It ties into the upper motor mounts and the rear of the frame. ...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-06-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 20,282
Posted By trc
I do have to say this was money well spent!...

I do have to say this was money well spent! Thanks Ken for doing the work to make these good bikes great! I couldn't be more happy with this shock package, Tank and quick release petcock set up! ...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-06-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 11,189
Views: 2,388,338
Posted By trc
http://i1229.photobucket.com/albums/ee478/TRca51/1...

http://i1229.photobucket.com/albums/ee478/TRca51/10171201_699172613459214_173435109_n_zps602bcff7.jpg...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-05-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 11,189
Views: 2,388,338
Posted By trc
More pics.. ...

More pics..
http://i1229.photobucket.com/albums/ee478/TRca51/1505151_699172633459212_398252454_n_zpsdcc462fd.jpg...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-05-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 11,189
Views: 2,388,338
Posted By trc
I finished my conversion of my 950 SM to SE....

I finished my conversion of my 950 SM to SE. Finally built my oil tank/ cooler skid plate combo. 100% attaches to the frame. Testing to come!
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-06-2013, 08:24 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 20,282
Posted By trc
Got it Ken! I did move the radiator in and...

Got it Ken! I did move the radiator in and running a 20" front wheel. I did forget my suspension guy limited my up travel a bit for the triples. I would love to give your bike a spin. I do believe...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-06-2013, 08:03 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 20,282
Posted By trc
I would be in! Any thoughts of building a shock...

I would be in! Any thoughts of building a shock that would match the long travel front end we have on our bikes. My front legs are off of a 09 530. From the looks of things I would think it would...
Forum: Racing 03-07-2013, 09:06 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,210
Posted By trc
I'm in! So looking forward to it!

I'm in! So looking forward to it!
Forum: Racing 01-24-2013, 10:15 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 13,115
Posted By trc
Tim Robel #222 Camping in 101 Poison Spyder in...

Tim Robel #222 Camping in 101 Poison Spyder in Hammertown. Feel free to stop by and say hi! So looking forward to another year of this. I've trained all year long and look forward to the ride! Last...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-23-2013, 06:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,487
Posted By trc
Great report!:clap

Great report!:clap
Forum: Racing 01-23-2013, 06:24 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,363
Posted By trc
I just got back from a great 3 day weekend of...

I just got back from a great 3 day weekend of testing and training at the Hammers. Bike development is all done and my fitness is the best it's been, looking forward to the event! I will be there on...
Forum: Racing 10-17-2012, 06:11 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,363
Posted By trc
Wow! Thats a very nice rock section to train on!...

Wow! Thats a very nice rock section to train on! Where is this at? I'm out at Glen Helen every Thursday from 8-3 if anyone wants to train! EnduroCros track!
Forum: Racing 10-12-2012, 05:59 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,363
Posted By trc
A pic is worth a 1000 words! Anyone looking to...

A pic is worth a 1000 words! Anyone looking to train together I'm in.
http://i1229.photobucket.com/albums/ee478/TRca51/422815_4163962670211_1711886443_n.jpg
Forum: Racing 10-12-2012, 05:45 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,363
Posted By trc
Right on Robert! I'm glad to see you join the...

Right on Robert! I'm glad to see you join the madness! I too got a new 300 for the event!:clap
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-05-2012, 06:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,390
Posted By trc
It can be done. I did mine about two years ago....

It can be done. I did mine about two years ago. New triples, forks, oil tank conversion, skid plate, SE tank, seat, swing arm, exhaust, radiator overflow, and the final piece of the puzzle for me is...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-02-2012, 01:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 9,097
Posted By trc
The Swing arm is off of an Adventure. The SM...

The Swing arm is off of an Adventure. The SM swing arm will not fit a 18" 908 RR. As for the oil tank it is still the SM, I just modified it with some blind bungs welded in to mount the skid plate....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-01-2012, 08:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 9,097
Posted By trc
There is quite a few thing than need to be done...

There is quite a few thing than need to be done to switch the bikes over but can be overcome with a little time and $. The front triples, forks, front wheel and brakes. On the rear I know from a SM...
Forum: Racing 03-19-2012, 10:41 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,363
Posted By trc
I finally got my Pirelli front D.O.T MT 43 tire...

I finally got my Pirelli front D.O.T MT 43 tire mounted and tested. Before I mounted it I checked the difference between the Dunlop Trials tire and the Pirelli. The first thing I noticed was the...
Forum: Racing 03-10-2012, 08:21 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,363
Posted By trc
I've had the suspension resprung and revalved. It...

I've had the suspension resprung and revalved. It works very well. The rear is just squatting down from slamming into the ledge. I do bottom the bike out on really big hits. It's a trade off for it...
Forum: Racing 03-08-2012, 09:23 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,363
Posted By trc
I ran the Mt 43 on my 04 KTM 450 exc(the bike in...

I ran the Mt 43 on my 04 KTM 450 exc(the bike in the pic) for King of the Motos. The rear tube is a standard light duty tube ran at 5psi with no problems. I now have 178 miles on the rear, all...
Forum: Racing 03-07-2012, 05:30 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,363
Posted By trc
The Trials tire I chose for the event was the...

The Trials tire I chose for the event was the Pirelli MT 43 rear and I already had a new Dunlop for front. The Pirelli is a great choice for the big bike! I will be taking the Dunlop off and mounting...
Forum: Trials 03-06-2012, 08:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,740
Posted By trc
I do believe Trials is the core of all...

I do believe Trials is the core of all motorcycling. I think the skills learned in trials applies to all types of bikes. For those that don't have a fitting your big bike with some Trials tires helps...
Forum: Racing 03-06-2012, 08:33 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,363
Posted By trc
Who else is training for King of the Motos 2013?

Hello everyone,
My name is Tim Robel #222 and a raced the first King of the Motos. I didn't complete the race (taped out at RM35) but I'm hooked on the Extreme Enduro riding and racing.
I thought...
Forum: Racing 03-05-2012, 09:02 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 15,503
Posted By trc
Here is some video action of some of the training...

Here is some video action of some of the training we did out at the Buttes this weekend. :clap

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/d_UpKYBp-Bg" frameborder="0"...
Forum: Racing 02-29-2012, 09:33 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 15,503
Posted By trc
Im Tim Robel me and my wife Kimberly would like...

Im Tim Robel me and my wife Kimberly would like to invite anyone interested in some rock training, we will be out at Cougar Buttes March 2, 3 & 4th for the Plonkers Trial event. There will be several...
Forum: Racing 02-14-2012, 09:21 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 15,503
Posted By trc
Thanks Jayson! I don't consider crazy just loving...

Thanks Jayson! I don't consider crazy just loving the challenge! I didn't finish, but somehow this has inspired me to be in even better shape and tackle things that most would consider to be...
Forum: Racing 02-13-2012, 10:39 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 15,503
Posted By trc
That's me picking up my ride! LOL!

That's me picking up my ride! LOL!
Forum: Racing 02-13-2012, 06:34 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 15,503
Posted By trc
The Christini KTM 300 xcw would be a very sweet...

The Christini KTM 300 xcw would be a very sweet ride. That would be my first choice. Although sometimes its just dragging your bike up, down and around obstacles that the extra weight might be a...
Forum: Racing 02-13-2012, 09:00 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 15,503
Posted By trc
I ran the Pirelli MT 43 D.O.T. approved tire on...

I ran the Pirelli MT 43 D.O.T. approved tire on the rear with 6 psi and the Dunlop in the front with 13 psi. The tires work great! There was only 3-4 of us with trials tires. I was the only one that...
Forum: Racing 02-13-2012, 12:08 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 15,503
Posted By trc
Your going to love this! My last race was in 1991...

Your going to love this! My last race was in 1991 when I raced Trans Cal series! I ride for fun and to relax my mind and push my body! I ride with the so cal Trials riders several times a year....
Forum: Racing 02-12-2012, 08:50 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 15,503
Posted By trc
Awesome! Thank You! So far these are the only...

Awesome! Thank You! So far these are the only pic's I have of me on the bike at the race! :clap
Forum: Racing 02-12-2012, 08:05 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 15,503
Posted By trc
Here a pic of Me and my wife Kimberly Robel...

Here a pic of Me and my wife Kimberly Robel before the riders meeting.
http://i1229.photobucket.com/albums/ee478/TRca51/IMG_4219.jpg
Forum: Racing 02-12-2012, 07:58 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 15,503
Posted By trc
I just got back from racing the King of the Motos...

I just got back from racing the King of the Motos event and was awesome! This was the hardest thing I have ever done on a motorcycle! I raced it on a 2004 KTM 450 exc. I'm already training for next...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-10-2011, 11:22 AM
Replies: 2,433
Views: 327,517
Posted By trc
I just read the entire thread and can say I'm...

I just read the entire thread and can say I'm proud to be part of a kind and knowledgable community! WarririprinceJJ thank you for creating this thread and keeping it real! I'm glad to see even the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-09-2011, 07:11 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 10,491
Posted By trc
Great job on the tank! Fabrication lets you build...

Great job on the tank! Fabrication lets you build exactly what your mine can think of. :clap
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-23-2011, 08:36 PM
Replies: 424
Views: 186,219
Posted By trc
Wow Tommy, what a great project ! Your attention...

Wow Tommy, what a great project ! Your attention to detail is awesome ! :clap I'm Not not impressed with many people, but you my friend have an incredible mind for layout, fabrication, and machining....
Forum: Road warriors 03-23-2011, 08:24 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 9,530
Posted By trc
Trials Motorcycle (The core of all motorcycling)...

Trials Motorcycle (The core of all motorcycling) Montesa 4RT
Mid size dual sport( KTM 530 EXC)
Adventure/ Baja race bike (KTM 950 SE)
Sport bike/ Street fighter( R1 Fighter)
Something you build...
Forum: Road warriors 03-20-2011, 11:16 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 28,350
Posted By trc
Very well put!

Very well put!
Forum: Road warriors 03-19-2011, 11:23 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 28,350
Posted By trc
As a rider of all types of motorcycles its funny...

As a rider of all types of motorcycles its funny when your on a HD how all the other HD guys wave, but when Im on a sport bike or one my dual sport bikes the wave is seldom returned. I always make...
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