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Forum: Vendors 10-14-2011, 10:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,563
Posted By dsteven
New mailing address for Adventure CD's

More info here:

http://sites.google.com/site/daveandjanis/home

Thanks!

Dave Steven
Forum: Vendors 12-09-2008, 10:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 398
Posted By dsteven
Great Divide Ride 230 pg. Book on CD

That time of year to either plan your unpaved ride down the Continental Divide or sit on your couch with your laptop and read about me and a buddy doing it. :ricky

Buy one for your self and then...
Forum: Vendors 12-09-2008, 10:26 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 376
Posted By dsteven
3 weeks (way) off road in Baja 375 pg. Book/CD

That time of year to either plan your Winter Baja excursion or sit on your couch with your laptop and read about me and a buddy doing it. :ricky

Buy one for yourself and then pass it off as new...
Forum: Vendors 10-30-2007, 04:39 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 368
Posted By dsteven
Continental Divide Ride: DIY Book on CD

A GREAT book on CD about an unsupported long distance off-road dual sport adventure. 230 pages of a two week OFF-HIGHWAY ride down the Continental Divide from Canada to Mexico.

Everything you need...
Forum: Vendors 12-08-2006, 05:07 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 440
Posted By dsteven
Adventure Books on CD's Perfect Holiday Gift

I'm suggesting my two Adventure Diary CD's as inexpensive Holidays Gifts for your Dual Sport Riding Bud's. Maybe even motivate them to join you!

Motorcycling the Great (Continental) Divide
230...
Forum: Vendors 04-05-2006, 05:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 546
Posted By dsteven
Book on CD: Ride the Continental Divide: CA to MX

As people plan their 2006 Adventure Vacations one of the hottest destinations is now doing the "Great Divide Ride": Canadian border to Mexican border along the Continental Divide.

I did this ride...
Forum: Vendors 02-02-2006, 10:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,563
Posted By dsteven
The ride was done w/o the use of GPS. The maps...

The ride was done w/o the use of GPS. The maps from Adventurecycling.org are all you really need. However, GPS waypoints are available from another GD Rider, Mark Sampson. His info is on the CD.

I...
Forum: Vendors 01-15-2006, 05:37 PM
Replies: 2,300
Views: 754,413
Posted By dsteven
Yes, it was Ara, thanks for reminding me of his...

Yes, it was Ara, thanks for reminding me of his name. Of course, being a chef he carries the pots and pans and the kitchen sink with him.:rofl
Forum: Vendors 01-15-2006, 05:34 PM
Replies: 2,300
Views: 754,413
Posted By dsteven
Too little to make a difference in my experience....

Too little to make a difference in my experience. I've been mounting my pelican style case like this for years. Unless you're carying barbells to the gym how much weight do you really carry, and...
Forum: Vendors 01-15-2006, 04:16 PM
Replies: 2,300
Views: 754,413
Posted By dsteven
AdventurePipe: Let me stop you right here and...

AdventurePipe: Let me stop you right here and give you a BIG design improvement...

Don't mount the Pelican case BODY to brackets; instead mount the LID. That way when you are loading the case it...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-13-2006, 12:41 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,332
Posted By dsteven
By maintenance I assume you mean "do I have to...

By maintenance I assume you mean "do I have to take off my bars to get the panels off?". I can do a basic oil change w/o but if you want to do a comlete one where you clean the upper oil screen the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-12-2006, 05:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,278
Posted By dsteven
Crash Bars for NX650 ?

With fairing plastics now "unobtainable" from Honda I'm wondering if anyone knows of crash bars that are/were made for the 1988-89 NX650. This is the "Dominator" in Europe so foreign sources are...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-12-2006, 10:44 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,006
Posted By dsteven
As far as 950 forums go there is also: ...

As far as 950 forums go there is also:

http://autos.groups.yahoo.com/group/ktm950/

and if your fluent in Italian try http://www.lc8.org
Forum: Orange Crush 01-12-2006, 10:41 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 9,281
Posted By dsteven
At 6'5" all I need is a Baker Air Wing windshield...

At 6'5" all I need is a Baker Air Wing windshield deflector. I've used them on all my bikes. Less that $50 and you can move them to other bikes. I've tried virtually every brand of windscren in my...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-12-2006, 10:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,332
Posted By dsteven
I have SW-Motec crash bars; the only ones that...

I have SW-Motec crash bars; the only ones that have an attachment up under the cowl so you have the widest base of suport. They also do not transmit force thru the tank mounts. On the negative side,...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-07-2006, 01:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,312
Posted By dsteven
My pix is too large to post and I'm not...

My pix is too large to post and I'm not SmugMugged. PM me and I'll send the pix direct.

Dave
Forum: Vendors 01-07-2006, 11:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,563
Posted By dsteven
http://autos.groups.yahoo.com/group/GreatDivideRid...

http://autos.groups.yahoo.com/group/GreatDivideRide
Forum: Vendors 01-07-2006, 11:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,563
Posted By dsteven
It was probably one of the best Adventures I ever...

It was probably one of the best Adventures I ever took. Best part is that I spoke the native language and never had to exchange local currency! No banditos and no greasing palms at borders. Even the...
Forum: Vendors 01-07-2006, 08:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,563
Posted By dsteven
"Motorcycling the Great Divide" new Book on CD

I've just released on CD the 230+ page "Motorcycling the Great Divide". I along with my riding partner Russ Fellows rode our big dual sports along the entire route from Canada to Mexico this past...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-06-2006, 06:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,312
Posted By dsteven
I did mine for less than $50. Bought the fender...

I did mine for less than $50. Bought the fender from the KTM dealer. Made a crossover brake line support from a 1" aluminim strap from Home Depot. Handfull of hardware and I'm good to go. I had the...
Forum: Vendors 01-06-2006, 06:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 12,106
Posted By dsteven
You know I'm interested but it needs to...

You know I'm interested but it needs to accomodate a lower front SW-Motec crashbar mount. Would send you mine to check.

Dave
Forum: Vendors 01-06-2006, 06:03 PM
Replies: 2,300
Views: 754,413
Posted By dsteven
I've been using Ameripack cases (Underwater...

I've been using Ameripack cases (Underwater Kinetics) for years on numerous d/s bikes. Did the Great Divide Ride with them on my 950 last summer. Cheap to replace in a serious highway scraper. I...
Forum: Thumpers 01-06-2006, 05:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 728
Posted By dsteven
What ever happened to Arne Larsen Mac-D ?

He was up in Canada making pannier racks for old dual sport bikes like the NX650. His website is gone. Anyone know if he relocated? Is he still making racks?
Forum: Orange Crush 10-21-2005, 09:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 663
Posted By dsteven
Airbox Mod: Holes? Slots? Right? Left?

I'm looking for feedback on the classic airbox mod. Some have bought the Sommer kit, some DIY. Some have slots, some holes.

I have a '03/'04 w/ stock everything except needles lifted a clip to...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-18-2005, 07:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 416
Posted By dsteven
Go to Cliff's In Norwood MA. (SW of Boston off...

Go to Cliff's In Norwood MA. (SW of Boston off I-495) He's the best around. I travel 2 1/2 hrs to use him as the closer dealers have limited or no experience with the 950. He has two orange and blue...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-18-2005, 07:34 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,912
Posted By dsteven
I averaged 42 mpg on a 2,900 mile off highway...

I averaged 42 mpg on a 2,900 mile off highway adventure. My light came on in as little as 140 miles and as many as 185 miles. I'm comfortable knowing I can go 200 miles before getting nervous. Now,...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-18-2005, 07:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 805
Posted By dsteven
One of my headbolt nuts actually came off. Didn't...

One of my headbolt nuts actually came off. Didn't realize it at all; but I was using a fair amount of antifreeze in my expansion tank. Then the temp gauge hit 7 bars and I checked my radiator...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-28-2005, 10:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,657
Posted By dsteven
2 Blue and orange "S"'s sitting on the floor at...

2 Blue and orange "S"'s sitting on the floor at Cliff's in Norfolk Mass. near Boston.
Forum: Ride reports 07-17-2005, 01:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,086
Posted By dsteven
Is this the "Newfie Bullet Trail"?

I had looked into traveling up that way and ran across the "Newfie Bullet Trail" but it was specifically off limits to motorcycles. Open to ATV's however. Is this a different trail alltogether?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-14-2005, 12:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 444
Posted By dsteven
Help: Shipping m/c to/from Great Divide endpoints?

We are in New England and need to ship our bikes from the start and finish points of the Great Divide. Anyone have any suggestions? Any friendly dealers in MT that will accept bikes from shippers? We...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-26-2005, 12:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,311
Posted By dsteven
Try www.twistedthrottle.com. Erik imports the...

Try www.twistedthrottle.com. Erik imports the SW-Motech bars which I feel are superior to the others as they have a high attachment point up underneath the triple trees. My buddy bent his "other"...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-24-2005, 12:58 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,087
Posted By dsteven
I can only say that this is a bike on which I...

I can only say that this is a bike on which I will never be able to explore its true limits. I rode it last fall from NY to GA via Interstates, Blue Ridge Parkway to Forest Service roads to single...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-17-2005, 12:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,203
Posted By dsteven
I agree Happy-Trail.com makes great stuff as I...

I agree Happy-Trail.com makes great stuff as I have used them for equiping my TransAlp and DRZ400S in the past. For 950 crash protection I have not seen any better that SW-Motech's (imported by...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-25-2005, 09:50 AM
Replies: 18,834
Views: 7,619,735
Posted By dsteven
Dave's "green" 950

I'm Dave and I don't like orange!

I was going to wait for the black 950's but got such a deal on the "silver" I couldn't wait. As most of you know the "silver" isn't; it more of a silver icy blue...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-05-2005, 11:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,048
Posted By dsteven
Hey...did anyone else notice the R1200GS banner...

Hey...did anyone else notice the R1200GS banner ad at the bottom of the review's webpage? Hmmm!
Forum: Orange Crush 12-15-2004, 06:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,291
Posted By dsteven
What did you get for $60? What specifically do...

What did you get for $60? What specifically do they do to "seal" a rim?
Forum: Orange Crush 12-14-2004, 04:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,291
Posted By dsteven
Another option (if one seeks tubeless) is to RTV...

Another option (if one seeks tubeless) is to RTV the spoke nipples "inside" the rim and install a tubeless valve stem. Since the OEM tires are "tubeless types" ie major bead! people have run the...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-14-2004, 03:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,291
Posted By dsteven
I think there is a disparity in the # of spokes....

I think there is a disparity in the # of spokes. 36 vs 40
Forum: Orange Crush 11-07-2004, 03:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 878
Posted By dsteven
I'm over at the other end of the state...Chatham,...

I'm over at the other end of the state...Chatham, NY. Heard only good stuff about the dealer in Holland. I bought mine in the crate from an Atlanta dealer via eBay over a year ago. Did the setup...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-24-2004, 05:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,173
Posted By dsteven
Want a full coverage skidplate for your 950?

I'm working with a KTM (single) skidplate manufacturer with regard to a full coverage skidplate for the 950. One that would allow using aftermarket crashbars like SW Motech's or Africa Queen's. I'm...
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