ADVrider

Go Back   ADVrider > Search Forums
User Name
Password
Register Inmates Photos Site Rules Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Showing results 1 to 40 of 199
Search took 0.02 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: chrisf14
Forum: Ride reports 10-14-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 14,153
Posted By chrisf14
No Coffee for this Gringo

I can't help with the coffee plantations. The are in the mountains about 4 hours south of where I live. I'm not a coffee drinker but my wife says Costa Rica is the best.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-13-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 849
Posted By chrisf14
It's Not Rocket Science.

For the Dyno guy that is not lazy. Does his home work and has the right equipment. It's not rocket science.
They add a second computer like a Dyno Jet to your bike. Which accepts a wider range of...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-12-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 849
Posted By chrisf14
I'm Going Next Week.

I talked to Jett Tuning and they seamed nice. I will give them a try next week.

Thanks for the help.
Forum: Ride reports 10-12-2014, 12:25 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 14,153
Posted By chrisf14
If You need any help.

I have a home in Costa Rica. I have rode from Connecticut to Costa Rica. And last year from Costa Rica to Connecticut then to LA, California where I'm at now. My wives dad has a repair shop in Playa...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-09-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 849
Posted By chrisf14
Need A 990 Tuner In California.

I put a 2007 Super Duke Motor into my 2008 KTM 990s. It runs great on top but when you back off the throttle it back fires.
I need to find a dyno guy that can get this bike right. I have talked to...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-05-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 255
Posted By chrisf14
Need 990 Mechanic in Vegas

I'm looking for a good mechanic to dyno tune my 990 here in Las Vegas.
Forum: Ride reports 05-26-2013, 07:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,635
Posted By chrisf14
Alpine, Arizona What a fun ride. Came in...

Alpine, Arizona

What a fun ride. Came in just as sun was going down. At 8,000 feet it did get cold for us.


Here is our map from my GPS yesterday....
Forum: Ride reports 05-25-2013, 08:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,635
Posted By chrisf14
Wow, you have a great memory. The best part of...

Wow, you have a great memory. The best part of traveling is meeting inmates.

Today I'm in New Mexico with inmate Craig.

We hit this ice in Texas just before New Mexico.
<a...
Forum: Ride reports 05-24-2013, 10:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,635
Posted By chrisf14
Guatemala Good stop.This place has no people...

Guatemala
Good stop.This place has no people and costa $11.00 for camping and ruins.
<a href="http://s303.photobucket.com/user/cfischer14/media/Guatemala/P1040705.jpg.html" target="_blank"><img...
Forum: Ride reports 05-22-2013, 02:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,635
Posted By chrisf14
Next to BC

This the route I was going to take. Any suggestion will be helpful. B.) Carlsbad NM, see caves. Roswell NM see space men. C.) Moab, just because. D.) Eagle CO. Butler Maps, new maps. E.) Yellowstone...
Forum: Ride reports 05-21-2013, 11:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,635
Posted By chrisf14
We Made to the states.

Texas

Costa Rica to Texas the long way. Threw Belize and up to Playa del Carmen Mexico. 8 day 2,800 miles 1 bribe.
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-09-2013, 07:09 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,214
Posted By chrisf14
I don't understand!

Two people on this topic have said that the bags are suppose to break off with hard impact.

ARE YOU OUT OF YOUR MIND!

Thats like saying my front rim is suppose to crush on a hard impact.

If...
Forum: Equipment 05-07-2013, 06:13 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,467
Posted By chrisf14
This dumb ass was wearing flip flops. ...

This dumb ass was wearing flip flops.
http://i303.photobucket.com/albums/nn147/cfischer14/947219_467354156673787_1747370105_n.jpg...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-06-2013, 06:10 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,214
Posted By chrisf14
Looks Confee

Cesar, you need to add highway pegs and cruse control. Then you can nap when you ride. Your bike will be a KTM couch.:lol3
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-05-2013, 04:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,245
Posted By chrisf14
My 2 cents

Caesar setup is the best for lots off road. I also ride the 990 but after making my wheels look like taco's. I had Woody make me a narrow set. But I went with 19" front and 17" rear. My bike was a S...
Forum: Equipment 05-05-2013, 09:41 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,467
Posted By chrisf14
Good Boots

Your riding a large BMW. So MX boots are the best protection but over kill for you. I ride a KTM 990 and use good work boots. If you use cheap boots or even some street bike boots (like a harley guy...
Forum: Ride reports 05-03-2013, 03:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,635
Posted By chrisf14
Costa Rica to Alaska 2up on 990

Costa Rica

Here is the plan. Next Saturday May 11th. My wife and I will leave from Costa Rica. Go thru Nicaragua, Honduras, Guatemala and then hang out in Belize. Then off to Cancun and play...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-02-2013, 08:58 PM
Replies: 11,152
Views: 2,375,663
Posted By chrisf14
I'm not sure

The filters I had. Not sure if I got from Cj or KTM. But CJ did send me the o-ring for the out side of the fuel pump. That guy from CJ Craig is great. He sent me a bunch of stuff to Costa Rica last...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-02-2013, 08:08 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,214
Posted By chrisf14
What a CRAZY site this is.

Caesar, That just looks WRONG! That big bag up that high must not handle to good. But man I bet you can wheelie for ever with that setup.

The crazy kiwis standing in there boxes. What a great...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-02-2013, 03:13 PM
Replies: 11,152
Views: 2,375,663
Posted By chrisf14
Getting ready for another trip

Today's project. Change the fuel filter in my 990 fuel tank.

http://i303.photobucket.com/albums/nn147/cfischer14/IMG_1795.jpg (http://s303.photobucket.com/user/cfischer14/media/IMG_1795.jpg.html)
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-02-2013, 02:05 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,214
Posted By chrisf14
I ride every where.

Crashmaster,
I have rode from the states to panama. I have rode in South Africa, Swaziland, Lesotho. I now live in Costa Rica.

Here is the new plan. Next week my wife and I will...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-02-2013, 11:26 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,214
Posted By chrisf14
I need to rethink this.

Well I think this is what will be best for me.

http://wolfmanluggage.com/images/features/M1015_Rocky_Mountain_Saddle_Bags_OTHER_RACKS.pdf

I use a wolfman bag on the top and it is almost 5...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-02-2013, 10:19 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,214
Posted By chrisf14
Winner is Jesse

I think from the links that you guys have sent me. The Jesse bags are much better. More narrow will help in traffic. Made is U.S.A. makes me proud. And if you can pickup a car and the latch wont...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-02-2013, 09:43 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,214
Posted By chrisf14
Thanks For Info.

Lots of good info.

The plastic is nice to walk into the hotel with at the end of your day. The bad is that the sun kills them. Laches are junk and you must always carry tie downs (straps) with...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-30-2013, 02:11 PM
Replies: 11,152
Views: 2,375,663
Posted By chrisf14
Does anyone no what countries it's available in?

Does anyone no what countries it's available in?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-30-2013, 01:25 PM
Replies: 11,152
Views: 2,375,663
Posted By chrisf14
Is this a new big that is coming out? Or is this...

Is this a new big that is coming out? Or is this just a prototype photo?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-30-2013, 01:20 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,214
Posted By chrisf14
Is that $30 for each lock? If that is I need to...

Is that $30 for each lock? If that is I need to change 6 so they are keyed the same. So that is $180 for parts with no labor to drill all them out. Getting new rivets. When done I have the same junk...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-30-2013, 09:45 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,214
Posted By chrisf14
KTM 990 bags are JUNK!

Ok, I don't mind spending $1,000 on 2 peices that cost $5.00 to make. People have to make money. Plus the latches, locks and metal to mount to the bike. Great, I get it but this is a F*ing adventure...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-29-2013, 02:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 648
Posted By chrisf14
Jaco to Santa Ana

If you go to this map (link below). You can zoom right in. Change to hybrid mode on the upper right of screen. Coming from the north going south. It's across the street from the 2nd right into Jaco....
Forum: Ride reports 04-28-2013, 03:39 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 16,060
Posted By chrisf14
Costa Rica Fun.

If you just want to get to Panama then stay on the Pan American Highway. But after Jaco it is flat, HOT and boring. Then when you get to Panama the boarder crossing sucks. Very busy and slow. The...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-28-2013, 02:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 648
Posted By chrisf14
Costa Rica, Jaco to San Josa (Santa Ana)

The only way to go from Jaco to San Jose is a highway with tolls. Stopping for tolls on a moto sucks.

This is my day trip. FIND A NEW WAY OVER THE MOUNTAIN!

<a...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-27-2013, 03:39 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 36,155
Posted By chrisf14
Crank Case Breather

I think most people that put this filter system are looking for power. Well I no that cool air is power. So running the crank case breather into the air box to me is crazy. Your bike is trying to...
Forum: Americas 04-26-2013, 04:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 833
Posted By chrisf14
Fuel?

Is the fuel hard to find from Honduras to Belize or Belize to Cancun way?
Forum: Americas 04-26-2013, 03:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 833
Posted By chrisf14
Great Info Guy's

You guys are a big help.

From this area Honduras / Guatemala boarder to Belize. How are the roads? Paved or dirt. And what about security. Pretty safe at night?
Forum: Latin America 04-24-2013, 08:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 408
Posted By chrisf14
Boarder Crossing Suck in Central America

I love to ride was just trying to skip the boarder crossings.

Thanks for advice.
Forum: Latin America 04-24-2013, 07:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 408
Posted By chrisf14
Thanks

That's not what I wanted to here. Any idea what the time difference is between boat and riding?
Forum: Americas 04-24-2013, 08:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 833
Posted By chrisf14
Honduras to Belize by Ferry?

I was told there was a ferry to take cars from Honduras to Belize some years ago. But everything I look up is small for just people. I would like to take my moto that way to save time and boarder...
Forum: Latin America 04-24-2013, 07:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 408
Posted By chrisf14
Honduras to Belize by Ferry?

I was told there was a ferry to take cars from Honduras to Belize some years ago. But everything I look up is small for just people. I would like to take my moto that way to save time and boarder...
Forum: Americas 04-17-2013, 08:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 411
Posted By chrisf14
Thanks

That did help.



http://i303.photobucket.com/albums/nn147/cfischer14/IMG_0275.jpg[/IMG]
Forum: Americas 04-13-2013, 08:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 411
Posted By chrisf14
Costa Rica to Alaska

4 1/2 years ago I rode from the the states (Connecticut) to Costa Rica on my KTM 990. Well I broke down found a girl. Now in 3 weeks I'm going to show my Costa Rica wife a trip of a life time. Costa...
Showing results 1 to 40 of 199

 
Forum Jump

Times are GMT -7.   It's 04:35 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ADVrider 2011-2014