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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-28-2015, 05:12 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 18,518
Posted By FakeName
We went through yesterday afternoon- I'll check...

We went through yesterday afternoon- I'll check with my guys to see if anything was lost. One of us lost a lot of fuel when his 690 Rally Raid tank was ripped open on a fairly minor fall.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-23-2015, 06:05 PM
Replies: 304
Views: 40,775
Posted By FakeName
Who you callin a misfit?

Who you callin a misfit?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-23-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 18,518
Posted By FakeName
Currently in Glenns Ferry- so far everybody in...

Currently in Glenns Ferry- so far everybody in the state is kinder than the poster further up the thread.

Fuel situation in Jarbidge is still a little sketchy- vapor locking, etc. we were able to...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-16-2015, 04:47 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 18,518
Posted By FakeName
Thanks, and please keep the reports coming. Will...

Thanks, and please keep the reports coming. Will be on the route in about a week and are paying close attention to your posts.

Please clear the snow for us, OK? Maybe scoot some of the bigger...
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2015, 08:58 AM
Replies: 9,903
Views: 2,069,998
Posted By FakeName
No issues, worked great.

No issues, worked great.
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2015, 06:00 AM
Replies: 9,903
Views: 2,069,998
Posted By FakeName
Respectfully, this was not my experience at all. ...

Respectfully, this was not my experience at all.

It was my assumption, until I removed the tank after several rides and accompanying appropriate trail crashes, at which point the error of my ways...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-10-2015, 08:28 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 18,518
Posted By FakeName
Psst: It was a joke.

Psst:


It was a joke.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-10-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 18,518
Posted By FakeName
What's a "jet"?:D

What's a "jet"?:D
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-10-2015, 07:30 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 772
Posted By FakeName
I agree with all of the above, and I'll add: ...

I agree with all of the above, and I'll add:

For me, it was the single best day of off-road riding I've had in many years.

Spectacular is understatement.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-09-2015, 11:35 AM
Replies: 304
Views: 40,775
Posted By FakeName
Inaccurate at best, possibly fraudulent claim.

Inaccurate at best, possibly fraudulent claim.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-08-2015, 03:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 784
Posted By FakeName
Q: What do they call Gorilla tape in Europe? ...

Q: What do they call Gorilla tape in Europe?

A: "Le Gorilla Tape".
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-08-2015, 11:45 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,218
Posted By FakeName
Only if you're the one in a million for whom...

Only if you're the one in a million for whom stock springs are appropriate. If you need a spring upgrade, this is not quite as attractive- you're buying springs you don't need.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-08-2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 463
Posted By FakeName
I use one, helps maybe 10%. But I've found...

I use one, helps maybe 10%.

But I've found slow, rocky technical stuff responds best to a steady throttle and a well-modulated clutch.

Whenever I find myself struggling (and these are big...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-07-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,478
Posted By FakeName
I didn't but I'm thrilled to report my dealer...

I didn't but I'm thrilled to report my dealer did.

Some wire near the rear cylinder head rubbed through the insulation. They were able to duplicate the fuse blowing and everything. Apparently...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-07-2015, 10:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 784
Posted By FakeName
If you're stuck without a rim strip, gaffer or...

If you're stuck without a rim strip, gaffer or duct tape (they ARE different!) will work as well. Even electrical tape or plumbers tape. Plumbers tape might even be better.

But, as mentioned, they...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-03-2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,400
Posted By FakeName
True. I cut small rounded notches in the...

True.

I cut small rounded notches in the windscreen to allow that extra bit of turning radius. It still just kisses the screen, but won't break it in the even that I ever have a fall. But I'm past...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-31-2015, 05:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,000
Posted By FakeName
Might it be leaking fuel and might there be a...

Might it be leaking fuel and might there be a spark nearby?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-30-2015, 07:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,424
Posted By FakeName
So as champions, can't we please make better...

So as champions, can't we please make better choices?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-28-2015, 02:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,424
Posted By FakeName
and since we're spinning off the subject, we...

and since we're spinning off the subject, we should not only use 24 hour clock, we should use zulu time.


It's a great big and now completely connected world out there, and it's silly to...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-27-2015, 05:20 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,424
Posted By FakeName
24 hr time, like the metric system, is simply a...

24 hr time, like the metric system, is simply a better way.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-27-2015, 09:00 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,856
Posted By FakeName
Um, no. Different centerstand on the R makes...

Um, no.

Different centerstand on the R makes it identical process. Unless the suspension was changed and the stand was not- then yes, it's easy but useless.
Forum: The Garage 05-27-2015, 06:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 417
Posted By FakeName
All my bar-mounted devices now have a 1/16...

All my bar-mounted devices now have a 1/16 stainless cable that is attached to the device, goes around the bars, and hooks to itself with a very small screw-type carabiner.

Not only dooes this...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-26-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,072
Posted By FakeName
This is not "lucky" it's the result of practice...

This is not "lucky" it's the result of practice and awareness. You did this correctly- don't sell yourself short here.

Celebrate.
Forum: Old's Cool 05-23-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,436
Posted By FakeName
Where is it? Obviously does not attract...

Where is it?

Obviously does not attract those that might fly/drive, but maybe there are people that would buy it as a project?

Parting it out is not worth the time and hassle.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-20-2015, 08:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,443
Posted By FakeName
A good price would be $6k. It's an old bike. Yes,...

A good price would be $6k. It's an old bike. Yes, beautifully maintained and well setup and farkled- not dissing the bike at all.

At $7k it'd be fair to the buyer.

At $8k, it'd be more fair to...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-20-2015, 05:35 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 21,686
Posted By FakeName
Understood. I wouldn't use the solution...

Understood.

I wouldn't use the solution you're suggesting, so it's a good thing there are different offerings for different approaches.

Wouldn't you agree?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-19-2015, 05:44 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 21,686
Posted By FakeName
I've not yet messed with this, but Rottweiler is...

I've not yet messed with this, but Rottweiler is releasing this kit- might check their website.

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7721/17136045928_cb3d04408b.jpg
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-19-2015, 02:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,243
Posted By FakeName
Many happy miles on mine, brakes smoothly no warp.

Many happy miles on mine, brakes smoothly no warp.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-18-2015, 03:45 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,371
Posted By FakeName
Likewise :ear

Likewise :ear
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-18-2015, 09:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,243
Posted By FakeName
http://slavensracing.com/shop/floating-disc-brake-...

http://slavensracing.com/shop/floating-disc-brake-rotors-for-ktm-950990-by-warp-9/
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-17-2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,409
Posted By FakeName
Don't forget to budget for side/centerstand mod...

Don't forget to budget for side/centerstand mod or replacement
Forum: Photos 05-15-2015, 09:06 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,550
Posted By FakeName
or perhaps FROM Indian territory.

or perhaps FROM Indian territory.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-14-2015, 05:12 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,409
Posted By FakeName
And what happened when you used the phone?

And what happened when you used the phone?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-13-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,409
Posted By FakeName
Yeah, there is a guy...secret weapon. Shhh.

Yeah, there is a guy...secret weapon. Shhh.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-12-2015, 04:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,409
Posted By FakeName
Well...there is Superplush...

Well...there is Superplush...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-12-2015, 04:07 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 13,354
Posted By FakeName
Soon for exhaust...I know they've been through...

Soon for exhaust...I know they've been through photography :evil


https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7746/17297872486_66c60f899d_c.jpg
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-12-2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,292
Posted By FakeName
I'd reply, but I'm too busy running out to check...

I'd reply, but I'm too busy running out to check my ECU plug.

Yikes.
Forum: Photos 05-12-2015, 11:05 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,550
Posted By FakeName
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3783/9087652307_c00...

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3783/9087652307_c00d9f224c_h.jpg
Forum: Equipment 05-10-2015, 06:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 848
Posted By FakeName
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3928/15226286278_67...

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3928/15226286278_67b62bfe02_c.jpg
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-06-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 13,526
Posted By FakeName
The later model Rekluse for the 500/350 have an...

The later model Rekluse for the 500/350 have an adjustable slave cylinder that, with a few turns of a single bolt, convert the clutch back to fully manual.

Is that not the case on the 9xx series?
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