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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-26-2015, 10:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 914
Posted By twisted-hog
When I started looking last summer for the last...

When I started looking last summer for the last model year of the 990, all i could find was a few and they were about $16,000.
A fellow inmate PM'd me with an offer I couldn't refuse.
Problem, me...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-26-2015, 09:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,758
Posted By twisted-hog
Wow, i got lucky, I bought mine used a few $100...

Wow, i got lucky, I bought mine used a few $100 under $17,000 and it had about $5,000 of the big $ items already added on.
Couple $1,000 more and I guess I'm done :evil.........
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-26-2015, 08:25 PM
Replies: 11,632
Views: 2,507,909
Posted By twisted-hog
Gave the Dog a Bone

Installed a Black Dog Cycle Works Side Stand Relocation kit and one of their Skid Plates.

Me like a lot. :D

Took about 1.5 hours from start to clean up.
I had to trim the rubber block so...
Forum: Ride reports 02-24-2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,203
Posted By twisted-hog
:clap Got a new sticker to add to the sign :evil ...

:clap Got a new sticker to add to the sign :evil

Well he's got a few weeks to get better.
I plan on visiting him on April 15th on the way down and then again on the way back a week later.

He's...
Forum: Ride reports 02-24-2015, 01:20 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,203
Posted By twisted-hog
is my sign still up at Coco's? ...

is my sign still up at Coco's?
http://i53.photobucket.com/albums/g52/d42s/DSCN0264.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 02-19-2015, 08:01 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,271
Posted By twisted-hog
Thumb Baja In !

:lurk
Forum: Americas 02-18-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,893
Posted By twisted-hog
Looking at google maps it looks simple enough...

Looking at google maps it looks simple enough only a few turns as you head south to meet up with Mex 5.

https://goo.gl/maps/d6Dll
Forum: Americas 02-18-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,893
Posted By twisted-hog
:eek1 Okay, :confused I'll take the East...

:eek1
Okay, :confused I'll take the East crossing then :becca and try and program a route into the Garmin to find Mex 5
Forum: Americas 02-17-2015, 08:57 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,893
Posted By twisted-hog
Okay, I think I finally got it.....West crossing...

Okay, I think I finally got it.....West crossing it is,

Thanks :clap
Forum: Americas 02-17-2015, 07:30 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,893
Posted By twisted-hog
Question East or West

:hmmmmm

Okay............ so if we only need tourist cards which crossing will be the quickest and easiest in Mexicali.......West or East ?
Forum: Americas 02-17-2015, 03:28 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,893
Posted By twisted-hog
I'll be 2-up so we will have to take turns doing...

I'll be 2-up so we will have to take turns doing the 100 yard dash so one of us can keep an eye on the bike.

Maybe the East crossing is easier?
Everything is right there at that one, right? And...
Forum: Americas 02-17-2015, 12:31 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,893
Posted By twisted-hog
So......just so I get this straight, the...

So......just so I get this straight, the immigration office is not right at the border crossing, but 100 yards to the west after I cross the border?
Forum: Americas 02-16-2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,893
Posted By twisted-hog
I'm heading south in April from Palm Springs so...

I'm heading south in April from Palm Springs so makes sense for me to cross at the West Mexicali crossing.

Last trip I crossed at Tecate and it was a breeze, the cashier was just outside the...
Forum: Trip Planning 02-15-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,396
Posted By twisted-hog
I used a Wolfman mini beta bag on my Baja trip 35...

I used a Wolfman mini beta bag on my Baja trip 35 litres of storage.
Worked great and cheap enough.
We moteled it the whole time so no camping gear....
Forum: Ride reports 02-15-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,203
Posted By twisted-hog
Thumb 2-up riders, i'm in

:lurk

Nice to see a few riding 2-up.

I'll be doing the same in 2 months.

Have fun and be safe.
Forum: Ride reports 02-15-2015, 11:27 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,336
Posted By twisted-hog
i'm late, but in.... :lurk enjoying...

i'm late, but in....

:lurk

enjoying the videos
Forum: Americas 02-13-2015, 10:11 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,162
Posted By twisted-hog
I picked up a set of these for an upcoming Baja...

I picked up a set of these for an upcoming Baja trip. I didn't want to destroy my jesse hard bags if I take a nap.
Nelson-Rigg Aventure Bags...
Forum: Ride reports 02-10-2015, 10:43 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 26,165
Posted By twisted-hog
:bow Thank you.....it was a tough weekend...

:bow

Thank you.....it was a tough weekend with no updated Baja RR's to read :waysad
Forum: Ride reports 02-09-2015, 11:11 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 9,256
Posted By twisted-hog
That really sucks........I feel for you. Looks...

That really sucks........I feel for you. Looks like shipping your bike might be the best choice in the future.
A waiver is $588 and only good for a certain period of time? :eek1
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-08-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 11,632
Views: 2,507,909
Posted By twisted-hog
Didn't do it today, but in the last week........ ...

Didn't do it today, but in the last week........
I swapped out the bolts and put studs in place for the crash bar mount.
http://i53.photobucket.com/albums/g52/d42s/DSCN0893.jpg

Then I added a...
Forum: Ride reports 02-05-2015, 09:57 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,156
Posted By twisted-hog
What kind are you using? I have a Sena-20s on...

What kind are you using?
I have a Sena-20s on order......
Forum: Ride reports 02-03-2015, 08:09 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,156
Posted By twisted-hog
Keep up the posting, I care, in till the...

Keep up the posting, I care, in till the end......:deal

Doing this route in about 10 weeks.
Forum: Ride reports 02-02-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 9,256
Posted By twisted-hog
In :lurk

In

:lurk
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-27-2015, 12:38 PM
Replies: 11,632
Views: 2,507,909
Posted By twisted-hog
dido here as well :clap Don't know about...

dido here as well :clap

Don't know about you, but i'm stoked for it to get here. :wings
Forum: Americas 01-26-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 995
Posted By twisted-hog
I'd like to know what happend in #3. Looks...

I'd like to know what happend in #3.

Looks like an Oh Shit :becca moment.
Forum: Americas 01-25-2015, 09:41 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,893
Posted By twisted-hog
Thanks, that's what I was hoping to hear.

Thanks, that's what I was hoping to hear.
Forum: Americas 01-24-2015, 01:18 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,893
Posted By twisted-hog
Question Border wait heading south?

Crossing here in April coming down from Palm Springs.
I won't be at the crossing till early afternoon heading south & then again going north 10 days later.
It will be during the week, what can I...
Forum: Ride reports 01-24-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,719
Posted By twisted-hog
Don't know about anybody else, but reading all...

Don't know about anybody else, but reading all these Baja RR's is driving me nuts since I don't leave for another 10 weeks, 6 days :waysad
Forum: Ride reports 01-24-2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 26,165
Posted By twisted-hog
Wow I took a picture in this exact same spot...

Wow I took a picture in this exact same spot waiting for my buddy.
Only I was on the other side of the road.........
Love the colour saturation in your picture way more than my washed out one....
Forum: Ride reports 01-23-2015, 11:22 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 26,165
Posted By twisted-hog
I'll check with the locals in the Laguna, I like...

I'll check with the locals in the Laguna, I like the idea of the high speed clay flats to get to Scorpion Bay.
We had a blast last year riding on some coming down from Bahia Asuncion.
Forum: Ride reports 01-22-2015, 11:36 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 26,165
Posted By twisted-hog
Great photos and good job on the...

Great photos and good job on the video........think I'll take my chances and take the low road in April when I'm there.......
Me no like deep sand.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-19-2015, 09:19 PM
Replies: 11,632
Views: 2,507,909
Posted By twisted-hog
I have the Jessie Cases and there is a top...

I have the Jessie Cases and there is a top crossover bar runs under the rear rack, bolts thru to the subframe and then to the side racks.
I'm no engineer, but I feel this will give added support...
Forum: Americas 01-19-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,072
Posted By twisted-hog
Couple days has always been enough for me. ...

Couple days has always been enough for me.

Ride the Black Hills, Needles Hwy and the Badlands and you've done it.
Downtown is good for people watching as is the Full Throttle Saloon.
Forum: Ride reports 01-19-2015, 03:02 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,533
Posted By twisted-hog
By the time you finish that one you'll have to...

By the time you finish that one you'll have to start on this years one :lol3

I noticed you did this trip 2-up on a Pirelli Scorpion, how did you find it?
I'm thinking a Mita E-07 or the E-09 for...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-15-2015, 09:40 AM
Replies: 11,632
Views: 2,507,909
Posted By twisted-hog
Works fine for me, nice and rugged.....have had...

Works fine for me, nice and rugged.....have had it for 4 years now.......no need to upgrade till it dies....

I noticed the screen display isn't very bright on battery power so I have hard wired...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-14-2015, 10:50 PM
Replies: 11,632
Views: 2,507,909
Posted By twisted-hog
HDB Handguards

I got my Christmas present to myself installed tonight :D

I took my time and so it was about 2 hours and only 2 beers.
When i bought the bike it already had the top HBD clamp installed, so it...
Forum: Ride reports 01-14-2015, 09:22 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 26,165
Posted By twisted-hog
Yippee

Let the RR begin............
:happay
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-12-2015, 11:43 AM
Replies: 11,632
Views: 2,507,909
Posted By twisted-hog
That's one of the reasons I only went with a 1...

That's one of the reasons I only went with a 1 gallon Rotopax, I don't how much the subframe can take?
Most likey I'll be strapping a bag on top of the Rotopax also, thinking a soft cooler full of...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-11-2015, 08:07 PM
Replies: 11,632
Views: 2,507,909
Posted By twisted-hog
Winter Sucks!

Weather here has sucked for last month and is going to suck for the next 2 months, so I pulled the insurance off, washed her up and brought her inside to keep her cozy and warm.

While I was at...
Forum: Americas 01-11-2015, 12:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 709
Posted By twisted-hog
Whoops, that's via San Javier Mission, sorry for...

Whoops, that's via San Javier Mission, sorry for the confusion with the typo in the "Jan"
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