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Forum: Orange Crush 05-08-2013, 10:10 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 59,028
Posted By LatvianStallion
Testing

I believe that you need to find out if the product works in Europe!!!:lol3
Forum: Orange Crush 05-08-2013, 07:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 918
Posted By LatvianStallion
You are a saint:) Before using your kind heart I...

You are a saint:) Before using your kind heart I will try to solve the problem by repairs. Now I am riding without ABS and have no issue with that so it is not urgent.
Someone said that loose...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-01-2013, 08:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 918
Posted By LatvianStallion
KTM 990 2007 ABS fault - ADVICE???

Hey fellow orange lovers - listen here :ear
I have around 48 000kms and last season ABS started to turn off randomly - not that I mind very much, but it is a little surprising on wet surfaces when...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-17-2012, 12:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,802
Posted By LatvianStallion
had mine since 2007, now there is 46 000km on the...

had mine since 2007, now there is 46 000km on the clock.
In the very beginning a micro crack was diagnosed in injection system, but warranty covered that and since then everything has been tip top,...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-06-2011, 02:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,393
Posted By LatvianStallion
E-09 and E-07

Right now I have an E-07 on and it has lasted pretty well for how it is being tortured on and off road. But as with every dual purpose tire I have found that it is not what I would like off road,...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-22-2011, 12:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 700
Posted By LatvianStallion
Thank you all

I also doubt it is the battery, because between the two times it died I noticed that the blinkers worked funny - faster, slower, faster, slower. Basically have to check everything untill I stumble...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-21-2011, 10:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 700
Posted By LatvianStallion
No Life in my 990 Adv 2007 - help

A week ago after doing 200km nonstop bike decided that it will not start - lights would come on but not enough juice to turn the engine. Hooked it up to a car and after 5 minutes it started. After...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-09-2011, 03:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 641
Posted By LatvianStallion
No problemo!! And I hope to return to TX someday,...

No problemo!! And I hope to return to TX someday, lived in Grapevine for a year :rofl
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-09-2011, 03:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 641
Posted By LatvianStallion
Romantic getaway

GF was wining for some time that she want s to go on a ride with me but I always say that two up on and in dirt is not as much fun as one up.
This time I surprised her and took her to the sea 300km...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-09-2011, 02:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 641
Posted By LatvianStallion
Then it was time for a longer trip before easter...

Then it was time for a longer trip before easter - since Aglona is somewhat a religious headquarter in Latvia - even John Paul II has been there - we went on a mission from a higher power.
Mission...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-09-2011, 01:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 641
Posted By LatvianStallion
Being alone in the middle of nowhere sometimes is...

Being alone in the middle of nowhere sometimes is not so much fun.
http://i640.photobucket.com/albums/uu123/extasyn/Motorcycle%20Season%202011/DSC01157.jpg...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-09-2011, 01:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 641
Posted By LatvianStallion
2011 Season rides

Sadly this year I spent my 2 month vacation in Africa with no motorcycle and since noone wants to give me another vacation I guess it will be only two day rides around Latvia for the rest of the...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-09-2011, 12:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,182
Posted By LatvianStallion
990 abs 2007

In the beginning with the 17/42 gearing and Pirelli Scorpions I got 222km/h - many times.
After that I have had knobly front tire all the time and most of the time knoblier rear tire and 16/42...
Forum: Ride reports 02-18-2011, 06:15 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,879
Posted By LatvianStallion
I think that Russians are very very nice people,...

I think that Russians are very very nice people, and it is safe to travel everywhere if you want to. And the further you are from big cities, the nicer the people.
RIght now I am in Burundi - they...
Forum: Ride reports 02-12-2011, 11:11 PM
Replies: 2,810
Views: 1,788,060
Posted By LatvianStallion
BUJUMBURA; Burundi

Hello Estonian friends!

I am wisiting an old friend in Bujumbura for a few weeks (until 2nd of March). So if you are coming through here try this number : +257 79875444
We live in a big house...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-27-2010, 01:00 PM
Replies: 9,693
Views: 1,951,119
Posted By LatvianStallion
Today got my Rox risers in mail, will have...

Today got my Rox risers in mail, will have something to install this winter. Also got some books for winter, Already -14 C below - One man caravan, Zen:the art of motorcycle maintenance and some...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-08-2010, 11:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,113
Posted By LatvianStallion
Change tire

I had that only as long as I had a Scorpion, after that a knoby fixed the problem:)
Blancing didn t really help, it only changed at what speed the wobbling started.
Forum: Ride reports 06-15-2010, 04:44 AM
Replies: 895
Views: 811,239
Posted By LatvianStallion
Respect

Please go on!!!! I am waiting:freaky
Forum: Orange Crush 02-05-2010, 01:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,423
Posted By LatvianStallion
Got a couple stupid ones in Latvian

My aunt came up with this while I was going through mud like a tank

Ka Here
Te I
Maukshu Roll

Kā How
Tikt ...
Forum: Ride reports 01-26-2010, 12:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,827
Posted By LatvianStallion
Can t afford to waste valuable resources :dg

Can t afford to waste valuable resources :dg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-25-2010, 12:50 AM
Replies: 1,885
Views: 1,024,591
Posted By LatvianStallion
Latvia Police

Just once I remembered to take a pic - will try more next summer - since I tend to deal quite a lot with these fellas here. But I have never been stopped by a moto cop - they don t terrorize bike...
Forum: Ride reports 01-19-2010, 03:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,827
Posted By LatvianStallion
more

Found some more ride pics.

These are taken around army training grounds.

http://i640.photobucket.com/albums/uu123/extasyn/Foto046.jpg
...
Forum: Ride reports 01-16-2010, 03:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,827
Posted By LatvianStallion
After a while it was time for another ride. ...

After a while it was time for another ride.

At the best seaside spot in Latvia, between Kolka and Mazirbe - 30kms of flat sand.

http://i640.photobucket.com/albums/uu123/extasyn/bildes023.jpg
...
Forum: Ride reports 01-16-2010, 02:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,827
Posted By LatvianStallion
Last summer - spring - fall, everything together...

It is -22C here so a lot of time to reflect and dream and enjoying advrider.com helps a lot to get over this cold weather :freaky

Here are some pics from the last season - I only remember to take...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-31-2009, 05:39 AM
Replies: 3,592
Views: 781,987
Posted By LatvianStallion
http://i640.photobucket.com/albums/uu123/extasyn/P...

http://i640.photobucket.com/albums/uu123/extasyn/P6272402.jpg

Oh - wrong htread :rofl

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3300/3329431908_b1d25de522_b.jpg

That s the one
Forum: Orange Crush 12-25-2009, 09:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 815
Posted By LatvianStallion
It happened to me too, and I just took everything...

It happened to me too, and I just took everything apart. I don t think it is possible to completely put it back on if the srew is still on the bike.

Just a little persistance, no soap water or...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-14-2009, 06:14 AM
Replies: 18,199
Views: 7,172,002
Posted By LatvianStallion
No Sir! Are they different compund??? Amazingly...

No Sir! Are they different compund??? Amazingly long lasting??? :)
They look exactly the same as Mefo
Forum: Orange Crush 12-14-2009, 03:34 AM
Replies: 18,199
Views: 7,172,002
Posted By LatvianStallion
Mefos are definatelly better than Scorpions...

Mefos are definatelly better than Scorpions offroad and better than Mitas also. The life of them is much shorter though, I have had them half of this season and the last months I had to deflate them...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-14-2009, 01:57 AM
Replies: 18,199
Views: 7,172,002
Posted By LatvianStallion
Couldn't resist

Took me a couple of months to get through this thread, but now I am done and can contribute too :1drink
http://i640.photobucket.com/albums/uu123/extasyn/bildes011.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 08-25-2009, 08:16 AM
Replies: 671
Views: 350,168
Posted By LatvianStallion
Great report!!!!!!!!!!!! As a KTM rider I can...

Great report!!!!!!!!!!!! As a KTM rider I can only say GO!!!!!!!!!!!!! :freaky
I am from Latvia, so next time stop by - I might join you! :)
Forum: Orange Crush 05-13-2009, 07:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 833
Posted By LatvianStallion
Top Case

Bought a Gobi top case with backrest this winter - find it useful for commuting every day, very handy.

When going offroad the weight usually is bigger and high up - sometimes harder to pick up the...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-13-2009, 07:55 AM
Replies: 1,651
Views: 412,572
Posted By LatvianStallion
I tested the new Adventure and there is nothing...

I tested the new Adventure and there is nothing improved on the aerodynamics.
Forum: Orange Crush 04-13-2009, 01:08 AM
Replies: 1,651
Views: 412,572
Posted By LatvianStallion
I have had the Airoh for 3 years now and it is a...

I have had the Airoh for 3 years now and it is a very shitty helmet for touring and the build quality is terrible. Now I am researching what to buy next very carefully - I d rather pay more but get...
Forum: Ride reports 04-09-2009, 04:59 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,096
Posted By LatvianStallion
Thank you for the kind words:) We approach...

Thank you for the kind words:)
We approach adventure in a different way:freaky
Forum: Ride reports 04-09-2009, 04:57 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,879
Posted By LatvianStallion
peace:)

In no way am I xenophobic - it is just a general observation. Latvians are the same way near the Russian border - it is a cultural thing for a region. In Latvia we had many russians imported - maybe...
Forum: Ride reports 03-18-2009, 04:39 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,096
Posted By LatvianStallion
Here is a load more better photos of the terrain...

Here is a load more better photos of the terrain we got to ride, I wasn t able to upload so many:

http://www.russia-offroad.com/photos/
Forum: Ride reports 03-18-2009, 03:45 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,879
Posted By LatvianStallion
Got you finally :) In russia we camped only...

Got you finally :)

In russia we camped only one night and we had to clean the place before we settled in and we burned all the trash we had, so yes, we left the place clean, but there is nooene...
Forum: Ride reports 03-17-2009, 04:49 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,096
Posted By LatvianStallion
This has been my dillema for a while - guided...

This has been my dillema for a while - guided tour vs. self guided tour.
On a guided tour you do hard riding and at the end of the day you just want to get of the bike and get a liter of vodka in...
Forum: Ride reports 03-17-2009, 10:55 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,096
Posted By LatvianStallion
If anyone needs info...

Here is a thread where more info is available if anyone wants to experience something similar.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=432113

I have no hesitation in recommending this...
Forum: Ride reports 03-17-2009, 06:37 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,096
Posted By LatvianStallion
Last days...

In the evening we satayed in tents next to a nice lake.

http://i640.photobucket.com/albums/uu123/extasyn/79.jpg

In the morning me and Malish tried to get up that hill - I failed, flipped the...
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