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Forum: Ride reports 09-19-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,348
Posted By Snowhite808
Just a little video teaser also

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wMNfIMPE41Q&feature=youtu.be
Forum: Ride reports 09-10-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,348
Posted By Snowhite808
Sixth and seventh day in Georgia

Hello, good morning to everybody.

So we wake up to a nice morning on the hillside with nothing but pure sun in the eyes and bad stink of cows in the nose.
Yes, the cows had been there and taken...
Forum: Ride reports 09-04-2014, 02:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,348
Posted By Snowhite808
Cool2 Updated a little.

Updated a little.
Forum: Ride reports 09-03-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,348
Posted By Snowhite808
No other way but UP!

The night was quiet and with only little disturbance from locals asking for light or something.
We wake up to a nice sunshine and have a little wash in the river just below our tents.
Local herd...
Forum: Ride reports 09-01-2014, 02:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,348
Posted By Snowhite808
Hi, Wesley! We had the opportunity to meet...

Hi, Wesley!

We had the opportunity to meet the Russian side 3 times and all of them during the "switch" time. Meaning one group of them had already been working for the whole night or day and the...
Forum: Ride reports 08-27-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,348
Posted By Snowhite808
Third day in Georgia. Places to go, things to see.

Hello and good morning...
It was about 0800 am, we woke up and since last night it got decided, that I would have to go on my merry way to the KTM center by myself, I just packed fast.
The contact...
Forum: Ride reports 08-26-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,348
Posted By Snowhite808
II day in Georgia - we find Tbilisi.

Good morning Georgia.
We woke up to the sun coming over the mountains.
It was nice to have such a peaceful rest for a while.

Maka was prepping breakfast already and we started doing stuff, do...
Forum: Ride reports 08-25-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,348
Posted By Snowhite808
First real day in georgia.

We wake up to a constant rumble of cows just inches from our heads.
I find myself to be still so tired, I just dont care. At one moment some of them really touch the tent so thats a little scary...
Forum: Ride reports 08-20-2014, 04:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,348
Posted By Snowhite808
Volgograd to Vladikavkas.

3rd day in Russia.
We have a very - very early wake up call.
We hung out already too long. ...
Forum: Ride reports 08-20-2014, 02:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,348
Posted By Snowhite808
While in russia. Day 3 of the trip.

We are well in Russia.
The morning is cold and damp and the moskitos from last night have bitten the better part of me. It is early in the morning. Maybe 0600 hours. The visor fogs up like hell and...
Forum: Ride reports 08-19-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,348
Posted By Snowhite808
The race goes on...

The morning of the second day.

We wake up to the sad barking of Tarmos dog.
Its raining outside. It appears, that the weathergods are not on our side.
So as it was decided, we would be...
Forum: Ride reports 08-15-2014, 02:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,348
Posted By Snowhite808
And the RR will begin...

Lets start from the beginning...

On the last trip to the Black Sea and Ukraine, we decided, that the other shore of that sea must be visited also by carrot racing team.
On the 19th of july we had...
Forum: Ride reports 07-19-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,348
Posted By Snowhite808
Hi guys and girls. At the moment we have...

Hi guys and girls.
At the moment we have already lne bike down with bad slipping clutch. So munk went back home (about 200 miles) to get the old clutch set and we will have a long night ahead of...
Forum: Ride reports 07-18-2014, 01:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,348
Posted By Snowhite808
Cool2 1Day till D-day!

:ear

Whats up - you ask?

Well, here is the list:

Bike:
everything is checked 3 or 4 times now and as much as I could, things, that the bike needs, are packed in the garage.
small tools...
Forum: Ride reports 07-14-2014, 05:18 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,348
Posted By Snowhite808
Prepwork in high gear.

Just a little update, so one would not think, we have gone missing in action already.
As I do need to get things done for the daily job as well, Im currently not keeping really up to date with the...
Forum: Ride reports 07-05-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,348
Posted By Snowhite808
Cool2 Good night in the garage...

Hi guys -
so prepping the bike goes along nicely.
Changed tires and set the carbs again and changed fluids for the brakes.
Somewhat set the bar for tire changing time - 24 min for a proper...
Forum: Ride reports 07-05-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,348
Posted By Snowhite808
Lets get introduced

Allright - its the last free weekend for me, so I try to organize the home stuff and get my mind set right.
I feel the anxiety of the trip taking over already. Every little thing that comes to...
Forum: Ride reports 07-03-2014, 04:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,348
Posted By Snowhite808
Carrots Conquer Caucasus 2014

Start of a new little adventure.


It has been a long time coming and now we are working rapidly to get things "rolling" on the 19th of july.
Why carrots - cuz there should be 3 ktm-s going...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-19-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 10,603
Posted By Snowhite808
Exhaust

Hello,


the Delcevic exhaust was actually just fine before, I just wanted to make sure, it would be up to a long run. Now, I run it with the insert in. It is, lets say about 20 percent louder...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-16-2014, 05:05 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 10,603
Posted By Snowhite808
Bad behaviour and cleanups.

Hello,


First things first - how and why.

The bike started to act up last summer already a- little bit on startups and sometimes stalling for no apparent reason. (I searched for bad sidestand...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-16-2014, 04:49 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,119
Posted By Snowhite808
Cool2 My mosfet version

Hello,

so here, as promised, the MOSFET mod and burnt contact fix by me, last night.
First things first - how and why.

The bike started to act up last summer already a- little bit on startups...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-15-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,119
Posted By Snowhite808
Thumb Hello! Will post tomorrow my version of...

Hello!

Will post tomorrow my version of mosfet solution.
Pump needed new points badly - so i did them and got the Mosfet also in there.
Was really difficult to get things in the top again but...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-14-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,119
Posted By Snowhite808
Hello, so my pump failed and Im searching...

Hello,

so my pump failed and Im searching for a solution.
I would order the full solid state kit but i need the bike up- n running like tomorrow - so my question is - would this work if my...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-09-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 10,603
Posted By Snowhite808
Hmm - CR universe ? Full of beautiful women and...

Hmm - CR universe ?
Full of beautiful women and fast boats and some shaken martini?
:D
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-09-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 10,603
Posted By Snowhite808
Dont really use mirrors but i think about the...

Dont really use mirrors but i think about the long lever DT mirrors too - or at least one.

and Yes, it still is OUCH.
:shog
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-09-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 10,603
Posted By Snowhite808
Rally screen and new tyres.

Hei-hei.

So it was a long time coming idea of ours, we needed a new screen for the bikes.
So clay mould was made and fiberglass nosepiece was born.
The shape and the size and the weight is to...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-28-2014, 03:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,036
Posted By Snowhite808
Could it be connected to the starter motor...

Could it be connected to the starter motor anyhow?
Other than that - if it is getting worse - then it is a failing part and should show itself soon (or more, to be recognized). If the sound does...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-25-2014, 01:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,036
Posted By Snowhite808
Ratling

Hello,

have You changed or drilled the clutch engaging oiler?
The sound coming actually from the engine seems more legit to me.
Just the usual LC8 cold start rattle. Mine does this, my friends...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-18-2014, 04:15 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 10,603
Posted By Snowhite808
New parts and improvements

Hello-hello.

Tons of stuff to do and many parts to make/change/improve/develop and so on.

First things first - i got my new frame and bike registered and a numberplate on it installed.

A...
Forum: Beasts 02-03-2014, 04:08 AM
Replies: 3,262
Views: 618,319
Posted By Snowhite808
We got -18 C and about a ft of snow at the...

We got -18 C and about a ft of snow at the moment.
So all things considered - the testride needs to wait.
But assessment is subjective from my point of view.
No need to be all touchy about it -...
Forum: Beasts 02-02-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 3,262
Views: 618,319
Posted By Snowhite808
To strom or not to strom...

Hello,

so finally had the chance to see all the new bikes of 2014 in europe.
Yesterday some friends and I visited the big motoshow in finland. All one needed, was there and that including 4 or...
Forum: Beasts 01-24-2014, 03:40 AM
Replies: 3,262
Views: 618,319
Posted By Snowhite808
people want to get payd. no worries there - I was...

people want to get payd. no worries there - I was just wondering, what is in that bill. If the service for the bike is so expensive (lets say 2 years warranty and youll go to the dealer for that),...
Forum: Beasts 01-23-2014, 04:10 AM
Replies: 3,262
Views: 618,319
Posted By Snowhite808
Soo, let us calculate - if an oil filter costs...

Soo,
let us calculate - if an oil filter costs about 10-15 eur and a litre of good oil about the same. Soo, for the regular service I get about 60 eur. (thats a pretty bad calc by the way)
It...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-30-2013, 02:16 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 10,603
Posted By Snowhite808
Christmas in the garage!!!

Soo this is christmas,
and a happy new year....


;) There was a song or something similar like that.

Well, santa brought me and the bike some stuff that went into work right away.
I got a...
Forum: Ride reports 12-30-2013, 03:03 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 13,424
Posted By Snowhite808
Cool2 Right back at U

Hello-hello,
most probably the last post of this year, by me - but here goes.
The foggy and rainy christmas this year might not be the perfect one, but ending of the year non the less. It is nice...
Forum: Ride reports 12-25-2013, 03:34 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 13,424
Posted By Snowhite808
Cool2 Just prep your bike and mine- take your time in...

Just prep your bike and mine- take your time in the smaller places and You wount be disappointed.
Our next is also coockin.
:evil
Forum: Beasts 12-20-2013, 04:10 AM
Replies: 3,262
Views: 618,319
Posted By Snowhite808
Thats it. Im coming in! The bike is...

Thats it.
Im coming in!


The bike is looking good. At least 30-40% better than the old 1000.
With the 19/17 combo, the bike is a lot more road worthy than the 21 would be and has a choice of...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-24-2013, 08:27 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 10,603
Posted By Snowhite808
Cool2 Nice quiet sunday.

Sunday.
A week before thanksgiving.
Bike is waiting for some parts to arrive on wednesday from Mattighofen and I had a chance to visit some other shops yesterday. Did not get much but proper ...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-21-2013, 02:15 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 10,603
Posted By Snowhite808
Whats up with these forks.

The forks have problems.
For what i can tell, the rebound needle springs are missing from both legs.
I tried to follow everithing else also by the book and find something out of the ordnung, but...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-21-2013, 01:05 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 10,603
Posted By Snowhite808
Thank You very much. The aux tank aluminium...

Thank You very much.

The aux tank aluminium was 1.8mm and the welds and holders more than 4mm. Made from the same stuff they make aluminium boats. Needless to say - the tank had strengthening cuts...
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