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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-19-2015, 04:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,196
Posted By Fundy Rider
Michelin Starcross HP4

Bar none the best front tire I've had on the big katoom. Very stiff sidewalls and slightly larger at 90/100 21 to aid our soft rims.

Pretty aggressive knobby that gets great mileage on the rd....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-19-2015, 04:26 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 11,028
Posted By Fundy Rider
Ran a few tires over the years in both 150 and...

Ran a few tires over the years in both 150 and 140. Have to say some fit better in the 140 such as the 908 vs the Motoz. 908 seem to stay rounder for a longer time and have to say if you ride the...
Forum: Canada 02-19-2015, 03:59 AM
Replies: 737
Views: 58,940
Posted By Fundy Rider
Anyone make it to the bike show and run into...

Anyone make it to the bike show and run into FundyRider?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-11-2015, 05:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 944
Posted By Fundy Rider
Like all said it's just a vent but if you really...

Like all said it's just a vent but if you really want it fixed take you beat brass part and carb to a machine shop. It's an easy job that should take less than an hr.

Have them spin the part...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-05-2015, 08:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 562
Posted By Fundy Rider
AdvRonski is right but I was referring to when...

AdvRonski is right but I was referring to when you put the shaft in rotating it reduces the friction on the seal and adds a bit of insurance to not damage the seal on install. More than likely your...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-04-2015, 01:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 562
Posted By Fundy Rider
It's fine. As long as you rotated as you...

It's fine. As long as you rotated as you installed it you should be ok.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-04-2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,611
Posted By Fundy Rider
I'd also like to see the test with comparable...

I'd also like to see the test with comparable tires. I own both and both have modded suspension. Klr isn't even in the same ballpark. Like comparing a tractor to a Porsche.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-04-2015, 12:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 649
Posted By Fundy Rider
Take it with a grain of salt. There may be other...

Take it with a grain of salt. There may be other issues going on but once you turn your petcocks back on if rpms fall abruptly you have more than likely rich fuel screws( I don't know why ktm call...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-04-2015, 06:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 649
Posted By Fundy Rider
Almost forgot but after I was done I started a...

Almost forgot but after I was done I started a thread Things I learned after jetting my 950 (I think). Not good with computers so go to my avatar and from there get to the threads I started and you...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-04-2015, 06:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 649
Posted By Fundy Rider
I'd be very careful putting out info regarding...

I'd be very careful putting out info regarding these carbed lc8's. Don't mean to step on toes but having experienced the symptoms you speak of there is a whole lot more to the issue then just the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-04-2015, 06:02 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,325
Posted By Fundy Rider
Michelin Starcross HP4

Michelin Starcross HP4 is bar none the best front tire I have run for our heavy bikes. Tuff tire with stiff sidewalls and for a tire with this much dirt emphasis it does great on the road.

It has...
Forum: Canada 01-27-2015, 01:15 PM
Replies: 737
Views: 58,940
Posted By Fundy Rider
I still live in St. Stephen and I'll be blunt. ...

I still live in St. Stephen and I'll be blunt. Not Happy about a noob using the same Fundy Rider without a space. I don't want to be mixed up with someone else. I've got the miles behind me and...
Forum: Canada 06-10-2014, 05:05 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,766
Posted By Fundy Rider
It can go from one to the other as far as temps...

It can go from one to the other as far as temps go. Yes it can get hot. Especially if you do some interior riding like Red Indian lake but generally cooler. A good short cut for you on your way back...
Forum: Canada 06-08-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,766
Posted By Fundy Rider
If by chance you need a late night camp just for...

If by chance you need a late night camp just for the ferry in the morning. You can pitch a tent a the P.A. Basque Tourist info. centre, and if you can from P.A.B. take the time for Rose Blanche...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-22-2014, 04:16 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,001
Posted By Fundy Rider
Something not mentioned but I'd put on some new...

Something not mentioned but I'd put on some new oil and coolant lines amongst other stuff that has been mentioned.
Forum: Canada 05-21-2014, 03:12 AM
Replies: 353
Views: 30,940
Posted By Fundy Rider
Just a quick good luck to all heading out to the...

Just a quick good luck to all heading out to the Roaming Rally this year and for those scrambling to get your bikes ready. Keep the faith. YOU CAN DO IT!!!
Forum: Canada 04-07-2014, 05:10 AM
Replies: 737
Views: 58,940
Posted By Fundy Rider
That sounds good! Maybe before black fly season?...

That sounds good! Maybe before black fly season? IF we don't end up with a big crew I'd like to keep the maps and gps out of it and just explore some of the area. Well maybe gps to get back.
...
Forum: Canada 04-06-2014, 04:59 AM
Replies: 737
Views: 58,940
Posted By Fundy Rider
Shoein If I can swing it. You'd be the perfect...

Shoein If I can swing it. You'd be the perfect riding partner on similar bikes for a great rip and trip. You thinking solo or will the boss be going?

A lot up in the air with me this year so...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-05-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,823
Posted By Fundy Rider
I would suggest 1.5 with the 45 but these bikes...

I would suggest 1.5 with the 45 but these bikes are funny. Two identical year 950's will have two different settings as litre twin bikes are very touchy to tune not just our orange bikes. Vent...
Forum: Canada 04-05-2014, 05:29 AM
Replies: 737
Views: 58,940
Posted By Fundy Rider
Eh Fastredbike we'll be getting out for sure. ...

Eh Fastredbike we'll be getting out for sure. Thinking of some of the places Kelsow posted in his Nova Scotia Thread.

Going to try to make the Horizon's event but right now I can't commit as my...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-04-2014, 02:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,823
Posted By Fundy Rider
Have an 05.5 950adv. Run dual akra's and stock...

Have an 05.5 950adv. Run dual akra's and stock air filter.

I took the 45 idle jet out along with changing my mains to 160/165 with stock needle at third clip.

Bought the bike with a factory...
Forum: Canada 04-03-2014, 02:54 AM
Replies: 737
Views: 58,940
Posted By Fundy Rider
Helped to Organize a Maritime Rally a few years...

Helped to Organize a Maritime Rally a few years back. The idea was to meet and greet but more so to establish a network amongst us Maritimers.

It was a lot of work. Had two roaming rides meet...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-30-2014, 04:10 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,362
Posted By Fundy Rider
Michelin Starcross HP4

Have a 950 and run the Michelin Starcross Hp4. Slightly bigger at 90/100/21 but a nice stiff carcass that does well in the dirt and good mileage.

Ran a few others and this is the tire for big...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-28-2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,571
Posted By Fundy Rider
I have a 05.5 950 and raised my fender with some...

I have a 05.5 950 and raised my fender with some simple aluminum spacers where the fender is attached. I measured clearance on the fender to contact area on full compression and ended up using a...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-23-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,654
Posted By Fundy Rider
I had a similar issue last year and let's say I...

I had a similar issue last year and let's say I lost a lot of hair trying to figure it out.

I too went back to the 42 and put back in the factory(ktm) needle set on the third clip. That factory...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-23-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,388
Posted By Fundy Rider
You could always cut a slot with a small zip...

You could always cut a slot with a small zip wheel or hand saw with some patience. After slot is cut just use a big regular slotted screwdriver.
Forum: Canada 03-23-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 955
Posted By Fundy Rider
If you decide on the Delta tell them you are a...

If you decide on the Delta tell them you are a government employee. You'll get a reduced rate. Last time I stayed there it was 99$ as I worked for Revenue Canada LOL. Don't know If they give the...
Forum: Canada 03-12-2014, 04:09 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,359
Posted By Fundy Rider
Will the event be solely a motorcycle driven...

Will the event be solely a motorcycle driven event or will there be vendors and presenters from all aspects of Expedition type of travel?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-08-2014, 02:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 514
Posted By Fundy Rider
Michelin Starcross HP4

Michelin Starcross HP4 has been the best front tire hands down on the big Katoom. Stiff sidewall and can be aired down with no worries and great traction offroad and wears extremely well on the slab....
Forum: Canada 03-04-2014, 05:13 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,609
Posted By Fundy Rider
Pete's seem to have the cheapest price on the...

Pete's seem to have the cheapest price on the d908rr whether stateside or in Canada. A mile from the border and haven't bought a tire in Canada a few years now.

I would think with the dollar...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-25-2013, 05:26 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,767
Posted By Fundy Rider
Good luck

Good luck
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-25-2013, 05:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,767
Posted By Fundy Rider
Once while cleaning my clutch jet the ball...

Once while cleaning my clutch jet the ball bearing fell out and I just put it back in and all was good. IF there is no ball bearing in there are you still getting good clutch action or does it feel...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-25-2013, 04:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,767
Posted By Fundy Rider
Last time cleaning the clutch jet my ball bearing...

Last time cleaning the clutch jet my ball bearing fell out of the Oberon Unit and I just put it back in and all was good. I do believe the unit is sealed but I also think if it isn't mounted...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-25-2013, 04:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,767
Posted By Fundy Rider
Looks like the ball bearing is in there just not...

Looks like the ball bearing is in there just not very visible with the grease around the ball. Maybe the shop never cleaned the mounting areas on the bike and the plastic spacer and it isn't getting...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-24-2013, 04:54 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,641
Posted By Fundy Rider
Reliablity then comfort then personalize with your Riding style.

I'd first deal with some of the know issues to keep you from walking home and taking all the fun of riding the big KTM.

Sidestand relocator first and foremost as engine cases are expensive.
...
Forum: Vendors 08-23-2013, 04:02 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,034
Posted By Fundy Rider
Where are you located?

Where are you located?
Forum: Canada 08-20-2013, 04:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 899
Posted By Fundy Rider
A few days too late. Have a friend who drives...

A few days too late. Have a friend who drives his own rig and was there last week. Will keep you in mind if he ends up on the East Coast again if your not in an immediate rush.
Forum: Canada 08-20-2013, 03:59 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,690
Posted By Fundy Rider
Was up there in Mid Sept. and it was hot and warm...

Was up there in Mid Sept. and it was hot and warm all week but I was lucky. You should be good as far as snow goes just have some warm gear with you and if your sleeping out at night it could get...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-14-2013, 05:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,348
Posted By Fundy Rider
Jerry just so you know I had a look at the map...

Jerry just so you know I had a look at the map and you pushed the bike over 8kms. About five on a railbed but the rest was a little tougher with washouts to deal with.

All of this with a couple...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-13-2013, 04:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,348
Posted By Fundy Rider
rekluse owners

A friend of Shoein and was with him the day it happened. His first trip in the woods with the orange beast. It kinda hit home how theses bikes are for him. They are wonderful machines but we all...
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