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Forum: Ride reports 11-23-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 10,521
Posted By Faststage1
You're welcome to my basement floor again, though...

You're welcome to my basement floor again, though I think we'll be deleting chili from the menu this time around
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 07-17-2013, 09:43 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,705
Posted By Faststage1
Some think that falling off is shameful. My motto...

Some think that falling off is shameful. My motto is that, "if you're not falling off, you're not trying hard enough".
Great story. Fall off often!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 06-29-2013, 10:51 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,848
Posted By Faststage1
It's difficult to find the perfect tire for the...

It's difficult to find the perfect tire for the 950SE. I rode on a new set of the Motoz's yesterday and was semi-satisfied but not excited. Here's my opinion:
The front was loose on gravel, I prefer...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 06-24-2013, 11:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 493
Posted By Faststage1
950SE on single track

I'm looking for someone who does a considerable amount of riding on their 950SE on trails and single track, tight single track. I'm finding the bike has difficulty fueling in the woods. With the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 06-23-2013, 10:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 476
Posted By Faststage1
Dual Rotors on my 950SE

I'm exploring the idea of a twin brake rotor set up on my 950SE. I'm thinking 950ADV forks with twin calipers would be ideal. Has anyone ever done this?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 08-09-2011, 11:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,940
Posted By Faststage1
ABS on new 990

I see in August's Dirt Bike that they mention that new models of the 990 do not offer the ability to switch the ABS off. I hope there is still a way to defeat it otherwise my current 990 will be my...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 08-09-2011, 11:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,560
Posted By Faststage1
Mine too. I changed the fuel filters and left the...

Mine too. I changed the fuel filters and left the pump. All has been good now for 4000km.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 08-09-2011, 11:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,405
Posted By Faststage1
I'm not so sure about the stiff rear spring...

I'm not so sure about the stiff rear spring comment.
What do you weigh? I'm 190LB without gear and I replaced the rear spring with one a tick stiffer. The fronts I went as large as I can go,...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 07-04-2011, 10:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,850
Posted By Faststage1
Here's a new twist on an old great idea. I chose...

Here's a new twist on an old great idea. I chose to install a small fuel filter inside the airbox, thus eliminating the need for an additional hole. This fix cost me $11.00. I did re-use the teabag...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 07-01-2011, 09:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,775
Posted By Faststage1
Oh no!!:eek1 I was out on a ride today and my...

Oh no!!:eek1
I was out on a ride today and my 09 990 was behaving like what yous guys where describing. How much is a fuel pump worth:waysad?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 01-30-2011, 10:14 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,130
Posted By Faststage1
No man should need to two bikes. But this isn't...

No man should need to two bikes. But this isn't about need is it.....

http://i182.photobucket.com/albums/x233/faststage1/fastandfun.jpg
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 01-23-2011, 11:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,627
Posted By Faststage1
That looks like a million bucks! Great job!

That looks like a million bucks! Great job!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 12-27-2010, 06:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,543
Posted By Faststage1
With some grinding you should be able to get a...

With some grinding you should be able to get a leftover 2010 for $15,000. Last year I got my 09 at the end of the season for $14,995. At this point they are paying interest on their 2010 stock and...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 12-26-2010, 10:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,019
Posted By Faststage1
My friend don't despair, there has to be a way...

My friend don't despair, there has to be a way your friends here on OC can help you out we just need to pool our collective deceitfulness. Does your wife work? If not get here back out to work....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 12-26-2010, 10:12 PM
Replies: 19,047
Views: 7,796,732
Posted By Faststage1
If we refine the search parameters we find white...

If we refine the search parameters we find white 990's and liver and white springer spaniels that hates her photo taken.

http://i182.photobucket.com/albums/x233/faststage1/sophieDec2010-1.jpg
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 12-26-2010, 06:33 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,161
Posted By Faststage1
Vancouver in the summer, cool! I'm 4 hours out of...

Vancouver in the summer, cool! I'm 4 hours out of Vancouver in the sunny Okanagan, Vernon, BC. If you want a tour guide and are not scared of getting your bike dirty drop me a line. Better yet, plan...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 12-26-2010, 06:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,019
Posted By Faststage1
What do you mean you think you need another bike,...

What do you mean you think you need another bike, of course you dooooooo! Three bikes in my mind is the bare minimum.
I agree with the 2-stroke suggestion, the 450 can be an absolute pig to start...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 12-25-2010, 02:03 PM
Replies: 19,047
Views: 7,796,732
Posted By Faststage1
Man you have all the best things in life, a 990,...

Man you have all the best things in life, a 990, pretty wife, a healthy young son and a Springer Spaniel.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 12-21-2010, 10:06 PM
Replies: 19,047
Views: 7,796,732
Posted By Faststage1
Mmmm Mm! Love that Rattle Snake grade, and that...

Mmmm Mm! Love that Rattle Snake grade, and that decent into Lewiston, and the old Spiral Hwy and Hwy 245 south of Baker City, and 218 into Fossil and damn I could on and on.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 12-21-2010, 09:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,950
Posted By Faststage1
I fought with my 300exc for a long time before I...

I fought with my 300exc for a long time before I found the right combination and swear buy it.
Purified water
25% anti freeze
Water Wetter

It wasted no time in boiling out the Engine Ice.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 12-17-2010, 11:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 720
Posted By Faststage1
I ride my 200 all the time in the snow, but never...

I ride my 200 all the time in the snow, but never to work. I stud up. Been tempted to stud up the 990.

http://i182.photobucket.com/albums/x233/faststage1/DSC01275.jpg
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 12-15-2010, 09:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,233
Posted By Faststage1
I run a top case and a Wolfman Beta bag system on...

I run a top case and a Wolfman Beta bag system on my 990. Provides tons of capacity. The Wolfman bag mounts on the passanger seat and hangs over the sides. Great setup for distance traveling.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 12-15-2010, 09:03 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 14,960
Posted By Faststage1
I absolutely love the Staintunes product always...

I absolutely love the Staintunes product always have. A beautiful piece of equipment. However, one week after installing my Wings pipes I drop it and dent the left side pipe. $1000 dollars for pipes,...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 12-12-2010, 02:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,623
Posted By Faststage1
I don't know this for sure but I would bet that...

I don't know this for sure but I would bet that bolt hole is open on the back side to the coolant passage. You'll know for sure if you loosen it and more coolant seeps out. It so you'll need to drain...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 12-11-2010, 11:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,231
Posted By Faststage1
The R is too tall for you. I'm exactly your...

The R is too tall for you. I'm exactly your measurements and the R will punish you offroad given your offroad experience. I'd love to have the extra ground clearance but my (your) legs will cause tip...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 11-29-2010, 08:18 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,266
Posted By Faststage1
Friggin rights there is, the 2011 300XC....:freaky

Friggin rights there is, the 2011 300XC....:freaky
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 11-29-2010, 08:13 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,266
Posted By Faststage1
You Bazturd!!! Now I'm going to have to out and...

You Bazturd!!! Now I'm going to have to out and buy one. My wife is so going to kill me.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 11-22-2010, 05:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,711
Posted By Faststage1
Keep searching, there is bound to be someone on...

Keep searching, there is bound to be someone on the site in your area that will offer you a ride.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 11-03-2010, 10:06 PM
Replies: 19,047
Views: 7,796,732
Posted By Faststage1
A couple of days late but what the heck. Boo! ...

A couple of days late but what the heck. Boo!

http://i182.photobucket.com/albums/x233/faststage1/Boo.jpg
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 10-25-2010, 06:56 PM
Replies: 19,047
Views: 7,796,732
Posted By Faststage1
O that does it!! I'm calling 1-800-Woody first...

O that does it!! I'm calling 1-800-Woody first thing tomorrow morning!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 10-23-2010, 11:33 AM
Replies: 19,047
Views: 7,796,732
Posted By Faststage1
I was out bushwacking yesterday and I spotted a...

I was out bushwacking yesterday and I spotted a these comm towers on a hill top. I thinks to myself, "that would be a suitable adventure" so self and my white elephant set out to find a way to the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 09-24-2010, 10:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,159
Posted By Faststage1
Outstanding purchase!!! I'm not familar with one...

Outstanding purchase!!! I'm not familar with one of the farkles, is that a portable baptismal mounted at the back? :rofl
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 09-23-2010, 10:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,264
Posted By Faststage1
I assume a 990? What year?

I assume a 990? What year?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 09-23-2010, 01:46 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 14,327
Posted By Faststage1
1. SAS removal. Didn't affect the bikes...

1. SAS removal. Didn't affect the bikes performance one iota. In fact I suspect the bike has a studder at low RPM because it's removed.
2. G2 throttle cam made no difference IMO.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 09-22-2010, 10:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,497
Posted By Faststage1
Nice! I'd love to have a go on the SMT. I also...

Nice! I'd love to have a go on the SMT. I also have a 200XCW, most fun you can have with your clothes on IMO.:freaky
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 09-21-2010, 10:42 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,256
Posted By Faststage1
As always money spent on suspension is the best...

As always money spent on suspension is the best money spent.
1. 0.59 springs and revalve (added performance added fun)
2. Crash bars (save my butt daily)
3. Black Dog skid plate (saves my butt...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 09-16-2010, 02:34 PM
Replies: 19,047
Views: 7,796,732
Posted By Faststage1
You'd expect that parked beside a haul truck the...

You'd expect that parked beside a haul truck the 990 would look small but the dang thing still looks massive :rofl
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 09-16-2010, 02:27 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,302
Posted By Faststage1
Look at the bright side, you didn't mark up the...

Look at the bright side, you didn't mark up the Staintunes.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 09-15-2010, 10:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 591
Posted By Faststage1
Its sicker than you know. I had a suspension...

Its sicker than you know. I had a suspension tuner install 0.59kg/mm springs and do some minor revalving and dag gum this thing by some sort of miracle will ride single track through the woods in the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 09-09-2010, 10:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,235
Posted By Faststage1
This is a very unique machine. It's not a sport...

This is a very unique machine. It's not a sport bike and it's not a dirt bike. Yet, it works very well in the dirt and you'll be able to hang with the sport bike guys (when was the last time someone...
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