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Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-03-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 316
Posted By Rsquared
Better research housing. With the boom taking...

Better research housing. With the boom taking place out there now, not much to choose from and high prices to boot. There's nothing close by for decent riding...
Forum: Equipment 03-15-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 2,282
Views: 841,513
Posted By Rsquared
A tool-kit like yours is the reason why I was...

A tool-kit like yours is the reason why I was looking through this thread to begin with. Looks like just the ticket. Order placed, and I'll be happy to give a review in this thread if wanted...
...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 02-13-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 280
Posted By Rsquared
http://www.riderplanet-usa.com/atv/trails/info/tex...

http://www.riderplanet-usa.com/atv/trails/info/texas_07837/ride_7570.htm

SHNF is probably your best bet. OHV sticker required, they use to sell them at Cycle Shack in Conroe, $16.
Forum: Orange Crush 02-02-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,464
Posted By Rsquared
I won't own another street bike without ABS...

I won't own another street bike without ABS...
Forum: Equipment 01-04-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,529
Posted By Rsquared
That lad needs to read up on how a true...

That lad needs to read up on how a true minimalist does it...

http://www.trailtherapy.org/Grandma_Gatewood.html

My favorite quote:
"Most people today are pantywaist" ~ Grandma Gatewood
Forum: Orange Crush 12-29-2013, 08:58 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,431
Posted By Rsquared
I figured this would be an interesting thread......

I figured this would be an interesting thread... The passion around steering stabilizers has always fascinated me. I've ridden more bikes than I can count, that have had every brand of stabilizer...
Forum: Equipment 12-25-2013, 08:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,779
Posted By Rsquared
Hello Mark, our paths crossed back in May of 2012...

Hello Mark, our paths crossed back in May of 2012 at the Great Smoky Mountains Nat'l Park in NC. Everyone in our group was impressed with your video setup at that time. I've been using an older...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-25-2013, 07:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,506
Posted By Rsquared
I bought the $55 DDM over a year ago, the lights...

I bought the $55 DDM over a year ago, the lights a monster compared to stock. Best $55 I've spent.
http://www.ddmtuning.com/Product-Categories/Motorcycle-HID-Kits-Lighting
...
Forum: Equipment 12-24-2013, 11:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,472
Posted By Rsquared
Thanks. The light came with two...

Thanks.



The light came with two ell-brackets that bolted up to my Cycra Probend bark busters like they were made for them. The only thing different that I plan to do is to add a relay to the...
Forum: Equipment 12-22-2013, 04:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,472
Posted By Rsquared
Mine is the SR 10" Combo. ...

Mine is the SR 10" Combo.
http://www.rigidindustries.com/led-lighting?f%5B0%5D=field_product_family%3A8&f%5B1%5D=field_product_length%3A674&f%5B2%5D=field_product_family%3A671

It's been a while,...
Forum: Equipment 12-19-2013, 07:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,472
Posted By Rsquared
It's 3" deep x 1 1/2" high and tapers to a point...

It's 3" deep x 1 1/2" high and tapers to a point at the rear.

http://www.twtex.com/photopost/data/500/DSC01432.JPG
Forum: Equipment 12-18-2013, 07:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,472
Posted By Rsquared
I bolted a 10" combo to the bark busters on my...

I bolted a 10" combo to the bark busters on my 450. I'm very happy with the results.

http://www.twtex.com/photopost/data/500/DSC01449.JPG
http://www.twtex.com/photopost/data/500/DSC01445.JPG...
Forum: Equipment 11-13-2013, 08:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,561
Posted By Rsquared
Kriega OL30 and a US20 with a Wolfman Dry Bag...

Kriega OL30 and a US20 with a Wolfman Dry Bag sandwiched in between. 7 days camping off of the bike thru Wyoming, Montana, and Idaho. I highly recommend Kriega products...
...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-03-2013, 07:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,083
Posted By Rsquared
I bought the DDM H4, 55w replacement. I get alot...

I bought the DDM H4, 55w replacement. I get alot of coments on how bright it is and how well it shows up during daylight use. The best $50 I've spent. The light is a monster compared to the stock...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-21-2013, 08:03 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 9,855
Posted By Rsquared
PM me when the date for next year's MT 1K is set....

PM me when the date for next year's MT 1K is set. It was good riding with you on the LOF...
Forum: Equipment 07-29-2013, 08:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,522
Posted By Rsquared
I recently installed a Rigid SR Hybrid ...

I recently installed a Rigid SR Hybrid (http://www.rigidindustries.com/product-p/sr-series-10.htm)10" on my 450 EXC. I'm very pleased with the results.
...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-10-2013, 10:18 AM
Replies: 9,679
Views: 1,948,819
Posted By Rsquared
Why a coolant flush and change on such a new...

Why a coolant flush and change on such a new bike? Just curious, mine's the same vintage and runs warmer than I would like, especially during the summer.
Forum: Orange Crush 04-26-2013, 07:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 890
Posted By Rsquared
Like you, I was torn between the Adventure and...

Like you, I was torn between the Adventure and the Tenere. You really should ride them both before you drop that amount of money on one. After you've done that, I bet you'll buy the KTM... The Tenere...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-19-2013, 06:05 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,486
Posted By Rsquared
I installed one on my friends 990R and it worked...

I installed one on my friends 990R and it worked well. So I had planned on doing the same to my Dakar, until I measured my suspension travel and found that there wasn't enough room for the light to...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-16-2013, 07:49 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,486
Posted By Rsquared
I added the Rigid 2X2 spots and they work well. I...

I added the Rigid 2X2 spots and they work well. I also added the DDM HIDs.
The HIDs are monsters for the close up work, while the spots really take care of the distant objects. Turned out to be a...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-30-2012, 08:01 PM
Replies: 18,192
Views: 7,168,683
Posted By Rsquared
Yep, Slime works great...... Until it doesn't...

Yep, Slime works great...... Until it doesn't work.

http://www.twtex.com/linkfiles/082512-Cloudcroft/IMG_7977.jpg
Forum: Orange Crush 12-18-2012, 08:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,150
Posted By Rsquared
Just another option. I don't own one and can't...

Just another option. I don't own one and can't comment on the quality, but I may give them a try.
http://www.nomadrider.com/venturebaglarge.aspx
Forum: Orange Crush 11-27-2012, 05:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,562
Posted By Rsquared
One more for the Remus 2 into 1. ...

One more for the Remus 2 into 1.

http://blackdogcw.com/black-dog-shop/bike/ktm-950-adventure/remus-titanium-roxx-2-into-1-for-the-ktm-950-990-adv-detail.html
Forum: Orange Crush 10-06-2012, 02:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,284
Posted By Rsquared
I bought the DDM H4, 55w replacement. I get alot...

I bought the DDM H4, 55w replacement. I get alot of coments on how bright it is and how well it shows up during daylight use. The best $50 I've spent. The light is a monster compared to the stock...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-01-2012, 07:35 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 9,126
Posted By Rsquared
Good thread. I just got mine installed, and on...

Good thread. I just got mine installed, and on first start up I thought they were going to be too loud. After riding it though, it's just right... I sure do like this bike!
...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-11-2012, 04:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,493
Posted By Rsquared
I've had my 11 Dakar for 6 months and it's my...

I've had my 11 Dakar for 6 months and it's my favorite big bike in 40 years of riding. I've done a few long days and the stock seat works fine for me, give it try before replacing it. The first 1K...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-13-2012, 08:39 PM
Replies: 9,679
Views: 1,948,819
Posted By Rsquared
Installed a new DDM HID and two Rigid 2X2 LED’s...

Installed a new DDM HID and two Rigid 2X2 LED’s on a Black Dog mount.

http://www.twtex.com/photopost/data/500/IMG_0612.JPG
http://www.twtex.com/photopost/data/500/IMG_0613.JPG...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-08-2012, 05:08 PM
Replies: 2,701
Views: 402,122
Posted By Rsquared
I'd use the R. KM601US1102002Map

I'd use the R. KM601US1102002Map
Forum: Orange Crush 07-21-2012, 08:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,000
Posted By Rsquared
If I had made this thread before I was 50, it...

If I had made this thread before I was 50, it would've been a bottle of beer. After 50 I switched to wine for health reasons. Yeah... that's it... health reasons...



The biggest effect is on...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-19-2012, 08:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,000
Posted By Rsquared
ATS Modification (thermistor mod)

Disclaimer: For Closed Course Only...

In the search for better performance for my 990, I found that some folks were either buying gizmo’s called Accelerator Plugs or were making their own....
Forum: Orange Crush 07-15-2012, 05:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,568
Posted By Rsquared
They look good, thanks for the pictures. Will the...

They look good, thanks for the pictures. Will the decals come off easy, if you wanted to?
Forum: Orange Crush 07-15-2012, 09:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,568
Posted By Rsquared
Would you mind taking some more pictures please?...

Would you mind taking some more pictures please? From a distance, the back and of the inserts.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-12-2012, 08:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,076
Posted By Rsquared
If you have access to an ice machine at work... ...

If you have access to an ice machine at work...

http://www.veskimo.com/ (http://www.veskimo.com/)
Forum: Orange Crush 06-27-2012, 03:30 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 12,186
Posted By Rsquared
The way I understand it is that the 0% stands for...

The way I understand it is that the 0% stands for throttle position, relative to rpm at which the F-L switch takes place. On mine up to 2K rpm the switch occurs at 12% throttle, from 2400 rpm and up...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-26-2012, 02:38 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 12,186
Posted By Rsquared
Not at all. Between the last three tanks of fuel,...

Not at all. Between the last three tanks of fuel, It's avg. 41 mpg.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-25-2012, 07:38 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 12,186
Posted By Rsquared
I'm not sure about the 12, but I was able to...

I'm not sure about the 12, but I was able to resolve the jerky throttle on my 11 by changing 3 things. Replace the 2k ohm thermistor in the air temp sensor with a 5K ohm thermistor, this makes the...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-22-2012, 01:26 PM
Replies: 2,701
Views: 402,122
Posted By Rsquared
I'm not an expert on thermistors vs. RTDs...

I'm not an expert on thermistors vs. RTDs (resistors) and if you add a 2K ohm resistor in series with the 3K ohm thermistor, then you should have 5k ohm impedence at 25 deg C. Thermistors have an NTC...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-22-2012, 06:21 AM
Replies: 2,701
Views: 402,122
Posted By Rsquared
I don't remember where on the internet I found...

I don't remember where on the internet I found the thermistor mod. But it wasn't my idea.

I ordered a new airbox temp sensor ($15) incase I didn't like the results, I could undo it it by putting...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-21-2012, 03:49 PM
Replies: 2,701
Views: 402,122
Posted By Rsquared
I'm using the 2011 R, stock exhaust map....

I'm using the 2011 R, stock exhaust map. KM601US1102002Map

Before I had the mapping software, I completely removed the secondaries and it did help (a little) with the bucking/surging at small...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-16-2012, 05:17 PM
Replies: 18,192
Views: 7,168,683
Posted By Rsquared
My hat's off to you guys that did Black Bear on...

My hat's off to you guys that did Black Bear on the Adventure. I was puckered-up on m 450...

http://i948.photobucket.com/albums/ad328/Rsquared_photos/IMG_0157.jpg
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