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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-10-2015, 04:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 837
Posted By ADVill
Coming to a Starbucks near you?

http://www.theguardian.com/science/2005/jun/14/uknews
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-25-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,548
Posted By ADVill
Throttle helps, yes. So does valve adjustment...

Throttle helps, yes. So does valve adjustment (takes hours and hours your first time) but is a lot easier without the %&#+ crash bars on. 15 minute idle helps some also.
ABS: start bike and hold...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-23-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,027
Posted By ADVill
Nothing crazy but more than what some might...

Nothing crazy but more than what some might expect:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=72C44QQO0lE
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-04-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,687
Posted By ADVill
The Go!!!!!!! was stock? What were they thinking?...

The Go!!!!!!! was stock? What were they thinking? Almost as hideous as the Taureg guy. What did they have against the blue bikes? The blue is pretty nice by itself.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-03-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,529
Posted By ADVill
Avoid Starbucks? 9XX GPS set to Starbucks? 1XXX...

Avoid Starbucks? 9XX
GPS set to Starbucks? 1XXX

:1drink
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-03-2014, 05:03 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,687
Posted By ADVill
Nothing extravagant Before: ...

Nothing extravagant

Before:
http://i132.photobucket.com/albums/q11/bigbadwulff/IMG_20130921_094248_392_zpsfixsfirx.jpg


After:...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-07-2014, 05:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 899
Posted By ADVill
They're a pain in the ass to work on and loud !

They're a pain in the ass to work on and loud !
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-06-2014, 04:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,603
Posted By ADVill
If that turns the ABS off I'm all over it. Hate...

If that turns the ABS off I'm all over it. Hate it!
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-04-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,089
Posted By ADVill
When's the last time you saw a Hardly out in the...

When's the last time you saw a Hardly out in the rain? Or not on a trailer for that matter...:rofl
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-03-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,603
Posted By ADVill
Sounds like your ABS is working...

Sounds like your ABS is working...
Forum: Thumpers 10-24-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,460
Posted By ADVill
A tach on a dirt bike? Really?

A tach on a dirt bike? Really?
Forum: Thumpers 10-22-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,633
Posted By ADVill
Mine is the XC-W and you can basically turn the...

Mine is the XC-W and you can basically turn the EXC into an XC-W easily by removing the emissions crap, re-mapping(although the ECU may be locked now on the EXC), and gearing the EXC down a bit. Yeah...
Forum: Thumpers 10-21-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,633
Posted By ADVill
I have no problems with 500 in tight stuff. That...

I have no problems with 500 in tight stuff. That is about all I ride. Steers and turns great. Not to say the 350 wouldn't do better but I just like having the power on tap when I need it.
I'm 6'1"...
Forum: Thumpers 10-21-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,633
Posted By ADVill
I've had both the 520 and the 500. What type of...

I've had both the 520 and the 500. What type of riding and where are you going to ride? My first impression is because of your size, 500. It's very powerful yet smooth down low. With a Rekluse it...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-15-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,205
Posted By ADVill
No problems with my '08. Basically stock. G2...

No problems with my '08. Basically stock. G2 throttle helps and the biggest is making sure the valves are set right!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-11-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,442
Posted By ADVill
If you want to ride the road, the choice is...

If you want to ride the road, the choice is yours. If you want to ride off road, get the KTM.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-07-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,282
Posted By ADVill
KTM folding 'military mirrors'

KTM folding 'military mirrors'
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-29-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 376
Posted By ADVill
990 clutch plate specs please

Yes I looked, like everywhere. Don't go there... :)
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-23-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 991
Posted By ADVill
I see an oil tank drain line in your future :)...

I see an oil tank drain line in your future :) Cuts oil change time down to 20 minutes. I had one made at a local hose manufacturer for $30....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-22-2014, 05:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,078
Posted By ADVill
Rim strip caught in the tire bead.

Rim strip caught in the tire bead.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-22-2014, 05:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 642
Posted By ADVill
I usually take a 4 piece fly rod in a fly rod...

I usually take a 4 piece fly rod in a fly rod tube because it's shorter than a two piece regular rod that way. Just bungee it on. Plus flies are easily carried.
Forum: Thumpers 09-17-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,059
Posted By ADVill
EXC model Ktms is like 6 months

EXC model Ktms is like 6 months
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-16-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,281
Posted By ADVill
No but my 520 is now 15 model years old :1drink

No but my 520 is now 15 model years old :1drink
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-15-2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,590
Posted By ADVill
The bike is made for this: Crest Trail:...

The bike is made for this:
Crest Trail: http://youtu.be/72C44QQO0lE


Not this:
http://notallthosewhowanderarelost.ca/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/KTM-990-Adventure.jpg
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-14-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,590
Posted By ADVill
Uh....Really?

Uh....Really?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-09-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,513
Posted By ADVill
2000 520 EXC. Been thru hell and back. I've never...

2000 520 EXC. Been thru hell and back. I've never touched the bolt. It's never come loose. Never put a thing on it. Yup, don't over tighten and..... DON'T MESS WITH IT!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-09-2014, 04:29 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,923
Posted By ADVill
G2, 15 min, adjust valves. Mine is pretty smooth...

G2, 15 min, adjust valves. Mine is pretty smooth just doing that.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-03-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,710
Posted By ADVill
Just did mine. Bike runs MUCH smoother. Took me...

Just did mine. Bike runs MUCH smoother. Took me 2.5 hours just to get to the valves and I'm no stranger to bike maintenance! Took longer to put it back together! Biggest pain is crash bars if you...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-02-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,076
Posted By ADVill
I think mine was like $500..... per....... year.

I think mine was like $500..... per....... year.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-01-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,167
Posted By ADVill
Yeah, threads are starting out without '1190 in...

Yeah, threads are starting out without '1190 in the title. Getting quite confusing.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-28-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 582
Posted By ADVill
Oil drain line to extend to end of skid plate....

Oil drain line to extend to end of skid plate. The other drain should go through hike in skid plate if it has one.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-28-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,174
Posted By ADVill
Scotty explains the rationale best: ...

Scotty explains the rationale best:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OPpvViI6tgg
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-28-2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,174
Posted By ADVill
They're orange...

They're orange...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-28-2014, 05:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,522
Posted By ADVill
[QUOTE=drued;24947206]I had an 05.5 950 and now...

[QUOTE=drued;24947206]I had an 05.5 950 and now hve a 12 990. On the 950, there was a hook under the seat for the cable to lock your helmet to the bike. The 990 does not have a hook. My guess is that...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-27-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,522
Posted By ADVill
It's quite obvious no one knows what the damn...

It's quite obvious no one knows what the damn thing is for.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-27-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 712
Posted By ADVill
Lowered mine one notch on the forks. That isn't...

Lowered mine one notch on the forks. That isn't much. No difference on the road. Slightly faster turn in off road
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 08-27-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 1,978
Views: 244,947
Posted By ADVill
100hp out of the 990 is too much. I mean what in...

100hp out of the 990 is too much. I mean what in the world are they trying to prove? I'd rather it lose 50-75 lbs and have 80hp.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-26-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 538
Posted By ADVill
Upper as in, oh I get it.

Upper as in, oh I get it.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-26-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,247
Posted By ADVill
My middle finger tip on my right hand has been...

My middle finger tip on my right hand has been half numb since our Colorado ride a week ago. But considering the crap we did.... :)
My bars are much more forward than they are back.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-26-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,100
Posted By ADVill
So NOW you tell me :)

So NOW you tell me :)
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