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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-18-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 277
Posted By Creekside
Thanks. I got the $5 gasket. It should be...

Thanks. I got the $5 gasket. It should be pretty simple.

The BGC is the big grey connector in front of the air box. Its really hard to get it apart and back together correctly at least for...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-17-2015, 08:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 241
Posted By Creekside
A local shop does sell one for $2 (it was leaking...

A local shop does sell one for $2 (it was leaking too much to drive to Colorado with). I guess I should just load up on those there. I tend to get about 3 changes before those gaskets leak. Got...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-17-2015, 08:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 277
Posted By Creekside
990 water pump area dampish

Yep. First I don't put the BGC back on right and get stranded on the Pig Trail last Oct and had the shop tell me its just a connector issue and that cost alot, then I break the quick disconnect for...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-17-2015, 07:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 241
Posted By Creekside
990 oil gaskets

Does anyone know where to get those $1 rubber gaskets for the filter and the screen without paying $35 for the screen/filter/gasket kit?

ps I don't see the point of changing those screens...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-15-2015, 09:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 342
Posted By Creekside
Yeah, whatever pads you'll be fine. (disclaimer...

Yeah, whatever pads you'll be fine. (disclaimer - its a 9x0 and you ride on the street until you find some min maint road that you can't go past and go spin up some gravel, not a motard racer)

...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-15-2015, 08:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 699
Posted By Creekside
Awesome! I broke a pin on the quick disconnect,...

Awesome! I broke a pin on the quick disconnect, had about the same issues. Glad to see you got that one now.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-12-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 597
Posted By Creekside
Thanks guys. Since I need a better set of hand...

Thanks guys. Since I need a better set of hand guards , its looking like HDB wins with that hidden mirror.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-12-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,275
Posted By Creekside
990 bigger tail bag

What kind of nearly or really water tight bag can you get for less than say $80 that you can hard strap to the tail plate thingy but still open on top whiles it mounted. I am thinking 11x11x20 or...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-12-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 597
Posted By Creekside
990 mirrors

What kind of after market mirrors can I get for this bike? I have busted up one in the mud and rocks of Arkansas and the other is cracked from Alpine Loop (I am saying it hits the ground more than...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-12-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,124
Posted By Creekside
I do it all the time (6am-3pm tho). 30 hiway...

I do it all the time (6am-3pm tho). 30 hiway miles each way.

That said, I don't slab home, its too busy & dangerous to do that everyday - you'll get your ticket punched sometime, unless I just...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 10-29-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 2,811
Views: 170,255
Posted By Creekside
The big bike route was great Bo! Thanks.

The big bike route was great Bo! Thanks.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 10-13-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 2,811
Views: 170,255
Posted By Creekside
Changed plans - no camping, hoteling instead. We...

Changed plans - no camping, hoteling instead. We (3) are doing someone's anti-black friday big bike track on Saturday so see you out there - maybe. You guys have fun!
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 10-09-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 2,811
Views: 170,255
Posted By Creekside
PM'd back. Sounds great. Have to see if I am...

PM'd back. Sounds great. Have to see if I am down there at 10am Friday with the KC group trailering, or drive down Thurs night myself and camp. Right now the weather looks great - might just camp...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 10-09-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 653
Posted By Creekside
Turner's Bend on 23 has gas, even prem. Nice...

Turner's Bend on 23 has gas, even prem. Nice place.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 10-07-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 2,811
Views: 170,255
Posted By Creekside
Any Big Bike types Oct 17-19? Don't mean to...

Any Big Bike types Oct 17-19?

Don't mean to hijack your thread - I am planning on heading down there Oct 17-19 Clarksville (hotels) with some KC guys that going to do single/two track and hit the...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-22-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 634
Views: 30,043
Posted By Creekside
Oh you're right. Sorry. My stomach is growling...

Oh you're right. Sorry. My stomach is growling reading that menu. However Got a nail in my tire last night, k60 rear, so I am out until I fix it, or fail that, and take it somewhere. If I owe...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-20-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 634
Views: 30,043
Posted By Creekside
Is that due to my typical late timing or the...

Is that due to my typical late timing or the rambling tap talk post ? :-)

Any jokers staying up here that want some dirt in their diet Saturday morning let's go...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-20-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 634
Views: 30,043
Posted By Creekside
I am in as well. Here in kc. I plan to ride down...

I am in as well. Here in kc. I plan to ride down Saturday early if some want to hit some minimum maintenance stuff around there. Flint hills? Might be up for a ride Friday after q39, but have to...
Forum: Regional forums 07-16-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 18,558
Posted By Creekside
I will be there Thursday night with 4 spoons...

I will be there Thursday night with 4 spoons HateRyder, two small and two very large with screw driver heads. I am sure others will have what you need too.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-11-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,386
Posted By Creekside
Wolfman racks are pretty nice too and survive...

Wolfman racks are pretty nice too and survive multiple get offs without too much scuffing. The nice thing about racks over shields is wreck protection. Its great to have to pick the bike up with...
Forum: Regional forums 07-11-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 18,558
Posted By Creekside
Well Neepuk if you both bring the big bikes - I...

Well Neepuk if you both bring the big bikes - I am not the most aggressive rider either and will be riding a 990.

Just browsed the Alpine Loop dual sport images on google, today just got a...
Forum: Regional forums 06-23-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 18,558
Posted By Creekside
I am ready. Lose gravel is fine, I like the...

I am ready. Lose gravel is fine, I like the thrill of min maintenance roads and hard dry mud roads. Got stuck in a creek last weekend and had to drag my bike on the side over to the low bridge and...
Forum: Regional forums 06-02-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 18,558
Posted By Creekside
Ok great, thanks Matt. I was told to ask this...

Ok great, thanks Matt. I was told to ask this before going to make sure it was noob and intermediate friendly before riding out and back from KC.

I do have a bunch of jeep books on the areas,...
Forum: Regional forums 06-01-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 18,558
Posted By Creekside
Hey guys - is there going to be a group of big...

Hey guys - is there going to be a group of big bike riders that avoid baby head passes & gnarly single track? Looking for more dirt/gravel/fire roads. Some of those large rocky path shots you got...
Forum: Regional forums 05-16-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 38,246
Posted By Creekside
Look forward to meeting up with you guys. I am...

Look forward to meeting up with you guys. I am ready to ride!
Forum: Regional forums 05-15-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 38,246
Posted By Creekside
I'll be there tent camping. Riding in from KC to...

I'll be there tent camping. Riding in from KC to Estes for bit, Ouray, then Meyers. I saw this and thought it would be great to do after Estes. Look forward to meeting all of you!

Is there a...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-16-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,602
Posted By Creekside
I agree with heated grips! Nice down to 34F or...

I agree with heated grips! Nice down to 34F or lower with those hand guards.

this is a bit more gravel than road...
Tires => K60s. Like iron.
Wolfmann tank bag (you can stand with it,...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-13-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,221
Posted By Creekside
$12k for blue.

$12k for blue.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-19-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,600
Posted By Creekside
Thanks guys! That was actually what I wanted to...

Thanks guys! That was actually what I wanted to hear - don't sweat it, or if somewhere way the heck out there get some tube/bottle additive for more than one tank (or a partial really) if somewhere...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-18-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,600
Posted By Creekside
Turning 87 gas into 91

I can't find the post for this one. I ride a 2012 990 Adv.

Is there some additive that a place (i think it was rocky mountain atv) sells you can carry? You can take 4-5-6 ozs with you and dump...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-31-2013, 06:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,705
Posted By Creekside
yep that looks nice and very clean

yep that looks nice and very clean
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-29-2013, 08:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,705
Posted By Creekside
Thanks for the great ideas. Its looking to be...

Thanks for the great ideas. Its looking to be either the mirror (lower bolt with a bend or something) or to the left of the key switch. If I do the mirror lower bolt I will have to pot those...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-26-2013, 07:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,705
Posted By Creekside
I pretty much always cover the glove box with a...

I pretty much always cover the glove box with a tank bag.

I thought about the blue area but its some kind of "air box" or something with a hose going in and a hose going out of it?

thanks
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-25-2013, 08:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,705
Posted By Creekside
were to mount a rocker switch for heated grips...

I have a 2012 990 adv (not R) with the hazards/accessory plug on the left side of the dash. I just got the symtek heated grips and installed the pads and got the grips back on. (The chopstick...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-19-2013, 12:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,693
Posted By Creekside
Having owned harleys and demo days all'm often,...

Having owned harleys and demo days all'm often, renting a few ultras around the country on vacations...they can be really buzzy just sitting there but not too bad on the go. Ultra's are plush on the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-04-2013, 06:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,184
Posted By Creekside
Remembering to turn it off every time is a pain. ...

Remembering to turn it off every time is a pain. Particularly when riding with a group of 690s who have knobbies and like to stop and go, where they like to go fast and then break. Next thing I...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-02-2013, 06:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,184
Posted By Creekside
I ride about 70/30 with some 100+ gravel miles on...

I ride about 70/30 with some 100+ gravel miles on some days.

I prefer the abs because of traffic and commuting. But that said I don't always remember to disable the abs on the back roads and get...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-02-2013, 06:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 640
Posted By Creekside
990 adv P3 Skene installation

I think the system works great. Would I say its better than hyperlites, well I don't know, I had a set of those on my last sport bike, they were fine too.

But these are great and I love how...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-02-2013, 05:58 PM
Replies: 19,251
Views: 7,963,669
Posted By Creekside
http://i43.photobucket.com/albums/e395/abales5002/...

http://i43.photobucket.com/albums/e395/abales5002/Trail%20Riders/e00d310c-cfe1-4805-9dae-8c70690a22c9.jpg
Learning why people say this is a big bike...
Lake Perry KS off road park.
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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-08-2013, 08:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,826
Posted By Creekside
I agree. The ramp would be best. But if their...

I agree. The ramp would be best. But if their stuff gets wet its hell to pay. The turning radius would suck and easily cause a problem. None of the answers are really good ones but if I go to ktm...
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