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Forum: Orange Crush 09-24-2013, 11:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,366
Posted By mjlang
Try the Dr. Bean fuel pump update. His kit...

Try the Dr. Bean fuel pump update. His kit replaces the points that fail with an electronic gizmo that is easy to install/upgrade and you can use the stock pump. This update will make your fuel...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-23-2013, 11:19 AM
Replies: 649
Views: 70,306
Posted By mjlang
Bike quit??? That sounds terminal, what happened?

Bike quit??? That sounds terminal, what happened?
Forum: Orange Crush 09-01-2013, 02:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,342
Posted By mjlang
I rode a 908 RR ONCE... Scared the hell outa me...

I rode a 908 RR ONCE... Scared the hell outa me on the street. Off-road, good stuff. I'm trying a Kenda Big Block next after a Heiedenau that I didn't thing was much better than the Scorpion OEM. ...
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2013, 10:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 996
Posted By mjlang
A friend had one and it was the first KTM I ever...

A friend had one and it was the first KTM I ever rode. I wouldn't wish that motorcycle on someone I didn't like. The '03 to '07 RFS is still the most dependable easy to ride KTM ever made.
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-24-2013, 07:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 704
Posted By mjlang
Send me a PM, there's lots of places to ride in...

Send me a PM, there's lots of places to ride in SD and Mexico.
Morgan
Forum: Orange Crush 08-18-2013, 10:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 684
Posted By mjlang
Heat is your enemy and big heavy bikes make lots...

Heat is your enemy and big heavy bikes make lots of it. A front tire might work but not the rear. It will melt.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-18-2013, 12:56 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 18,104
Posted By mjlang
Off road report - I went out to a local riding...

Off road report - I went out to a local riding area this morning and rode about 30 miles off road. Most of it was pretty chewed up dirt roads and some roots, rocks, and high speed jumps.

WOW... ...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-18-2013, 12:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 680
Posted By mjlang
Did it run poorly the last time you rode it? ...

Did it run poorly the last time you rode it? I've seen a shorted battery to the same thing. The 950 needs the battery to complete the circuit and a shorted battery will cause things not to work. ...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-17-2013, 08:43 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 18,104
Posted By mjlang
I have the prototype 950 A/S suspension. Ken...

I have the prototype 950 A/S suspension. Ken uses my 2006 Adventure S for his mad science. At this point, I have suspension #1 installed and have done some riding on the street only. The seat...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-14-2013, 08:48 PM
Replies: 649
Views: 70,306
Posted By mjlang
You live out near Connellsville. I grew up in...

You live out near Connellsville. I grew up in Irwin. Looking forward to drinking a few beers at the campground.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-08-2013, 10:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 989
Posted By mjlang
Ken from Powercell has been prototyping an Ohlins...

Ken from Powercell has been prototyping an Ohlins fork kit and reworked shock on my 950 S. I haven't been on it yet but according to Ken, it a quantum leap beyond the WP hardware. The normal S...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-01-2013, 05:32 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,443
Posted By mjlang
Spitting distance... I can figure that out! You...

Spitting distance... I can figure that out! You have cups and ice for the keg?
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-28-2013, 04:41 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,443
Posted By mjlang
I would love to ride up there but work...

I would love to ride up there but work commitments don't allow for that. I'll truck my 950... Leaving Thursday and driving straight through and home Sunday. It will be a whirlwind trip. If anyone...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-28-2013, 04:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,864
Posted By mjlang
If you do a search, there is a guy from Holland...

If you do a search, there is a guy from Holland selling a solid state electronic update to the pump. It makes that pump bullet proof for 50 euro. Forget the points.
Forum: Orange Crush 02-10-2013, 01:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,020
Posted By mjlang
You can't buy an 1190 in the US so why the...

You can't buy an 1190 in the US so why the question? If you could make the choice right now, consider what you want to use the machine to do and make your choice. If you're looking for GS-esk riding,...
Forum: Ride reports 01-01-2013, 10:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,340
Posted By mjlang
When we got to Catavinia I ran in to Morgan...

When we got to Catavinia I ran in to Morgan Langley who produces COPS. They had a Class 1 and Trophy Truck entered in the 1000. My name is also Morgan Langley, so it made for some fun conversation....
Forum: Ride reports 01-01-2013, 10:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,340
Posted By mjlang
Day 3 - San Quintin to Catavinia We stayed...

Day 3 - San Quintin to Catavinia

We stayed at a place called El Jardines (pronounced "el hardines"). In the past we've stayed out at The Old Mill but have found El Jardines to be a nicer hotel...
Forum: Ride reports 01-01-2013, 10:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,340
Posted By mjlang
You're a better man and I... I was ready to get...

You're a better man and I... I was ready to get off the bike after this ride.
Forum: Ride reports 12-31-2012, 05:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,340
Posted By mjlang
I didn't have a lot of luggage space so I only...

I didn't have a lot of luggage space so I only took a riding jacket and very vented riding pants. I was really cold and wet the first day. I usually depend on warming up after riding off road for...
Forum: Ride reports 12-31-2012, 05:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,340
Posted By mjlang
Saturday (Day 2) - RSV to San Quintin It...

Saturday (Day 2) - RSV to San Quintin

It RAINED all night and in the morning, was still raining. Note to self, pay more attention to the weather report... Our ride was only gonna be about 220...
Forum: Ride reports 12-31-2012, 05:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,340
Posted By mjlang
Not Your Average TJ to Cabo Ride Report

This ride took place the week before Thanksgiving but with the holidays, it took me some time to collect all the pics. We ended up with 5 riders... Myself (San Diego), Andres (from TJ) and I were...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-27-2012, 12:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,190
Posted By mjlang
Cheeseburger had a pair of Enduristan luggage on...

Cheeseburger had a pair of Enduristan luggage on his SE on our last trip from TJ to Cabo in November. They were sold as "Baja Tested" by Black Dog and I'm not sure what street ride they did in Baja;...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-30-2012, 10:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,253
Posted By mjlang
I ran a set of T63s on a 1100 on/off road ride in...

I ran a set of T63s on a 1100 on/off road ride in Mexico last year. I snowed on us in the mountains for the first 200 miles, so wet and a little slimy; they worked better than I anticipated. ...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-30-2012, 10:29 AM
Replies: 18,714
Views: 7,473,303
Posted By mjlang
I've flown military helicopters off of ships that...

I've flown military helicopters off of ships that had less navigation systems on them... Is there a spare battery in there also?
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-16-2012, 10:17 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,856
Posted By mjlang
Set a date/time and location, I'll come down. I...

Set a date/time and location, I'll come down. I live in Escondido... Other cities have a bi-weekly or monthly ADV get together. SD should also.

Morgan
Forum: Orange Crush 03-17-2012, 06:37 PM
Replies: 1,288
Views: 239,645
Posted By mjlang
Snowing in Mexico

http://youtu.be/1RepHmJgP1c
Forum: Orange Crush 02-09-2012, 09:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,169
Posted By mjlang
Just an update... I finally got to ride my 950...

Just an update... I finally got to ride my 950 the other day (its 80 degrees in SD this week) and I noticed a couple of things; 1) it looks pimp 2) the carbon fiber does not transfer heat towards...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-02-2012, 11:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,169
Posted By mjlang
If you don't enough gadgets on your machine; this...

If you don't enough gadgets on your machine; this fits well and installs in less than 5 mins. That 3 oz. savings is really noticeable in the corners.. :rofl
Forum: Orange Crush 01-27-2012, 07:35 AM
Replies: 18,714
Views: 7,473,303
Posted By mjlang
Just a tech a technicality... We don't need the...

Just a tech a technicality... We don't need the absolute truth to bust your balls. I have the video!
Forum: Orange Crush 01-06-2012, 08:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,917
Posted By mjlang
Reach out to Powercell, he has a set of SXF forks...

Reach out to Powercell, he has a set of SXF forks in his SE. He had to limit the travel and some other trickery.
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-30-2011, 06:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 488
Posted By mjlang
Its all possible on an Adventure Bike but depends...

Its all possible on an Adventure Bike but depends on how good you are on it. If you head out 78 and turn south on S2, there is a small parking area 3-5 miles up on the left. You can access a bunch...
Forum: Racing 12-29-2011, 07:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,373
Posted By mjlang
Bucket List Ride - Erzberg Rodeo

Its the first of the year and in June is the Erzberg Rodeo. I was on an alternate list but got a rider number (240) in December (Merry Christmas). I'm going with some friends from Bergamo Italy. ...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-28-2011, 08:24 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,054
Posted By mjlang
Ken is using my '06 950 ADV S as a guinea pig for...

Ken is using my '06 950 ADV S as a guinea pig for the Adventure version. His comment when he grabbed my bike was that the routing is different. He IM'd me today and said they are making progress. ...
Forum: Ride reports 11-10-2011, 07:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,788
Posted By mjlang
Day 2 Continued.... Dave has some helmet cam...

Day 2 Continued....

Dave has some helmet cam video of the twotrack and singletrack we did.... AWESOME

http://youtu.be/Hpqh_iWfbmU

http://youtu.be/_s9ysYV7r0A

http://youtu.be/K35q9VNq2QA
Forum: Ride reports 11-09-2011, 03:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,788
Posted By mjlang
There's a hotel on the west side of the road that...

There's a hotel on the west side of the road that used to be a La Pinta. Its clean, the food is good and has internet in the lobby. We paid 89.00 a night.
Forum: Ride reports 11-08-2011, 09:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,788
Posted By mjlang
Day 2: Let's Riiiiiide!!!! We decided on a...

Day 2: Let's Riiiiiide!!!!

We decided on a warm up loop, 121 miles total. We rode about 20 miles north on highway 1 and turned west. We picked up a fast two-track that narrowed to a fun fast...
Forum: Ride reports 11-08-2011, 08:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,788
Posted By mjlang
I wasn't able to upload anything during the trip....

I wasn't able to upload anything during the trip. The internet wasn't working so, here's the after action report...

Day 1:
We made this a casual travel day and headed out of San Diego to...
Forum: Ride reports 10-31-2011, 09:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,788
Posted By mjlang
Laugh I uploaded the general routes we are going to...

I uploaded the general routes we are going to ride. Some are optional and we'll see how froggy we're feelin and make a decision. These are routes compiled from last year's trip and this one...
Forum: Ride reports 10-29-2011, 11:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,788
Posted By mjlang
Here I sit on Saturday night before the trip. ...

Here I sit on Saturday night before the trip. Motorcycle prep is on-going. Let's face it, the bike has be 100% reliable for the trip. I changed the oil, new rubber, serviced the forks, HID lights...
Forum: Ride reports 10-26-2011, 03:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,788
Posted By mjlang
I wouldn't get too carried away with dragging...

I wouldn't get too carried away with dragging along back-bacon and your winter clothes. Its only about 70 miles or so unless you miss the right turn and go 20 miles each way off track; its a day...
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