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Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-23-2015, 12:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 493
Posted By mjlang
There is a lengthy thread on panniers that beat...

There is a lengthy thread on panniers that beat this topic to death. Have a look there.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-26-2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,434
Posted By mjlang
Yes, they are compatible.

Yes, they are compatible.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-24-2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,661
Posted By mjlang
I'm gonna ask the dumb question; isn't an LED an...

I'm gonna ask the dumb question; isn't an LED an LED bulb? eBay has them for 10 bucks. I don't need a gold plated ADVENTURE bulb for 60 bones for my tail light.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-04-2015, 10:05 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,042
Posted By mjlang
Agreed, not sure a unit like this works for...

Agreed, not sure a unit like this works for off-road since getting to the adjustment is not as easy as a Scott's or Ohlins unit. I'd like to try one tho...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-04-2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,042
Posted By mjlang
I did some research and Touratech as always, gold...

I did some research and Touratech as always, gold plates everything. This HyperPro unit is 84 Euro from the manufacturer, 124.00 USD from their US distributer, and hold on to your hats... 574.00 USD...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-02-2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 8,030
Posted By mjlang
Who cares... Good luck with your new motorcycle.

Who cares... Good luck with your new motorcycle.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-30-2015, 08:52 PM
Replies: 1,703
Views: 204,944
Posted By mjlang
338526 105 pages... Are you all kidding?

338526

105 pages... Are you all kidding?
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-26-2015, 12:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,375
Posted By mjlang
Has anyone found just the heating element for the...

Has anyone found just the heating element for the 1190 seats? You don't need to buy an entire seat to get a heater. If you find the element that is compatible, simply peel the cover back and...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-21-2015, 12:04 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 395
Posted By mjlang
PowerCell Performance Fuel Filler Replacement

I took delivery of my 1190 a week ago but like lots of us, I can't just have a stock machine... FARKLEVILLE HERE I COME!!!!

I am trying to be a little pragmatic about the changes I make to the...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-19-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 1,033
Views: 225,301
Posted By mjlang
We did a trip from TJ to Cabo and one of our...

We did a trip from TJ to Cabo and one of our riders had Enduristans on his 950 SE. We rode pretty hard and the straps started to separate from the bags after a few days. I don't know if they...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-04-2015, 09:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,732
Posted By mjlang
I have more miles on one than you do...

I have more miles on one than you do...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-02-2015, 10:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,732
Posted By mjlang
It doesn't even come with a happy ending. I...

It doesn't even come with a happy ending. I don't care how good it is, its still a bash plate.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-01-2015, 10:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,732
Posted By mjlang
Nice piece of gear... 394.00 are you kidding?

Nice piece of gear... 394.00 are you kidding?
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-24-2015, 12:24 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 12,853
Posted By mjlang
I looked at both and like the idea of keeping the...

I looked at both and like the idea of keeping the airbox in place but still implementing the air horns for better flow. I did not notice much additional noise from the airbox but you could hear it. ...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-24-2013, 11:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,588
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: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-23-2013, 11:19 AM
Replies: 649
Views: 78,690
Posted By mjlang
Bike quit??? That sounds terminal, what happened?

Bike quit??? That sounds terminal, what happened?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-01-2013, 02:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,401
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: 1,611
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: 894
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: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-18-2013, 10:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 828
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: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-18-2013, 12:56 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 21,939
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: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-18-2013, 12:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 794
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: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-17-2013, 08:43 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 21,939
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: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-14-2013, 08:48 PM
Replies: 649
Views: 78,690
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: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-08-2013, 10:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,128
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: 4,217
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: 4,217
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: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-28-2013, 04:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,166
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: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-10-2013, 01:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,210
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: 1,639
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: 1,639
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: 1,639
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: 1,639
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: 1,639
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: 1,639
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: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-27-2012, 12:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,278
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: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-30-2012, 10:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,606
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: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-30-2012, 10:29 AM
Replies: 19,613
Views: 8,280,439
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: 3,193
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: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-17-2012, 06:37 PM
Replies: 1,365
Views: 265,874
Posted By mjlang
Snowing in Mexico

http://youtu.be/1RepHmJgP1c
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