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Forum: Ride reports 08-07-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 11,866
Posted By The Oracle
Amazing adventure! Keep on being sick. All your...

Amazing adventure! Keep on being sick. All your San Diego peeps are pulling for you...and your bike.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-06-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 577
Posted By The Oracle
I agree with Keeper...break up the drive to SF...

I agree with Keeper...break up the drive to SF into two days. Since you are going to rent a jeep, stop in Pismo Beach on your way up the coast and cruise the dunes.
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-20-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,698
Posted By The Oracle
My thoughts too. In fact, I have one in my garage...

My thoughts too. In fact, I have one in my garage right now just waiting to be installed and that is how I intend on doing it.
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 536
Posted By The Oracle
Thanks, I appreciate the input!

Thanks, I appreciate the input!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-13-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,234
Posted By The Oracle
I think only you can decide what you are...

I think only you can decide what you are comfortable spending, but I will say this....I don't think you'll be disappointed with the 990. Espcially if you intend to use it like it was meant to be...
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 536
Posted By The Oracle
KTM radiator experts help me out please!

So I need a new right side radiator for my 2008 ktm 530 exc. Based on ktm-parts.com, and other sites, the correct ktm part number is 78035008000. Further research shows that the part number for mx...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-19-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,318
Posted By The Oracle
I didn't catch the year?? But regardless, low...

I didn't catch the year?? But regardless, low 7k's for a 990, even if it's an 07, is a decent deal for a good bike. Call the dealership he had the bike serviced at and talk to them. They will give...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-19-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,678
Posted By The Oracle
I live in Ramona, and personally checked that...

I live in Ramona, and personally checked that bike out several times. I may have even drooled on it a little, sorry. It's set up very nicely. The spare fuel tank and custom tool box are just awesome....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-15-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 586
Posted By The Oracle
Ok, guys, thanks for the info.

Ok, guys, thanks for the info.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-14-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 586
Posted By The Oracle
Thanks for the link DirtDabber, I see what I need...

Thanks for the link DirtDabber, I see what I need there.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-14-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 586
Posted By The Oracle
help identifying a 990 Adventure part

There is a part on the 990's Adventure that I'd like to order so I can install it on my 950 but I don't know what it's called. It's the little round aluminum disc that is mounted to the frame that...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-14-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,544
Posted By The Oracle
I installed the seat concepts seat on both my 530...

I installed the seat concepts seat on both my 530 exc and 950 Adventure. I had done many seat cover over the years on my motox bikes just using a heavy duty stapler. However, the KTM seat pans are...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-01-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,185
Posted By The Oracle
There are aftermarket ones on ebay for about $50....

There are aftermarket ones on ebay for about $50. Quality looks good. Might be worth it!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-01-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 441
Posted By The Oracle
Well, I can guarantee you one thing...he's not a...

Well, I can guarantee you one thing...he's not a rocket scientist... :rofl
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-03-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,175
Posted By The Oracle
Love mine.

Love mine.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-09-2013, 08:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,431
Posted By The Oracle
In addition to this site, check out San Diego...

In addition to this site, check out San Diego Adventure Riders at http://dualsport-sd.com . Many of us post up daily rides over there. Good luck on your trip.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-21-2013, 09:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,256
Posted By The Oracle
Thanks!!

Thanks!!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-17-2013, 07:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,256
Posted By The Oracle
Tried that, didn't work. Anyone have a link???

Tried that, didn't work. Anyone have a link???
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-09-2013, 07:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,256
Posted By The Oracle
Can you provide a link? I spent a few minutes...

Can you provide a link? I spent a few minutes looking but their web site is so mediocre I wasn't able to find it.:huh
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-02-2013, 09:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,232
Posted By The Oracle
Agreed, it's an awesome bike.

Agreed, it's an awesome bike.
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-02-2013, 09:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,176
Posted By The Oracle
Wow, definitely impressive... :clap

Wow, definitely impressive... :clap
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-23-2013, 09:27 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,915
Posted By The Oracle
That's exactly what I was thinking....:huh

That's exactly what I was thinking....:huh
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-22-2013, 11:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 614
Posted By The Oracle
Thanks Chris, I'll send you a pic and more info...

Thanks Chris, I'll send you a pic and more info via email.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-21-2013, 05:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 614
Posted By The Oracle
More info on my plight ...

More info on my plight

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=920098
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-21-2013, 04:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,008
Posted By The Oracle
They've always been a stand up company here in So...

They've always been a stand up company here in So Cal. I'm glad your trip was salvaged!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-21-2013, 04:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 614
Posted By The Oracle
Looking for someone to weld my 950 case (San Diego)

Cracked the case on my 950 A. I'm looking for someone in the San Diego area that can weld the crack. Let me know if you have a recommendation. Thanks!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-21-2013, 04:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,793
Posted By The Oracle
I'm totally hooked right now. Riding my 950 is...

I'm totally hooked right now. Riding my 950 is just about all I think about...:clap
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-19-2013, 03:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,314
Posted By The Oracle
Yeah, I just got done reading that entire...

Yeah, I just got done reading that entire thread...big bummer for him.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-19-2013, 12:41 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 88,855
Posted By The Oracle
Just wanted to throw out big props to the OP and...

Just wanted to throw out big props to the OP and others who posted this fix. My 550 how been unuseable for quite a while now. I was ready to dump $500 into new one when I came across this thread. I...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-19-2013, 11:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,314
Posted By The Oracle
Thanks for the input, I appreciate it.

Thanks for the input, I appreciate it.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-19-2013, 09:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,314
Posted By The Oracle
So they were able to weld right on the bike?...

So they were able to weld right on the bike? That's probably the way I'm going with it.



I considered this as an option. Going check into welding it up first. Thanks



When I was...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-18-2013, 09:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,314
Posted By The Oracle
I'll take a look at that as an option, thanks ...

I'll take a look at that as an option, thanks



Stock



Hey Paul, I had a chance to dig into it Tuesday night after work. There is a crack around the base of the lower side stand mount....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-15-2013, 07:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 849
Posted By The Oracle
But I do agree that the 950 A is an awesome...

But I do agree that the 950 A is an awesome bike....enjoy!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-15-2013, 07:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 849
Posted By The Oracle
I have never heard of someone using them to carry...

I have never heard of someone using them to carry water, nor can I imagine that it would work very good...they are not water tight.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-15-2013, 07:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,314
Posted By The Oracle
Well, it happened to me...

I've been thinking about the side stand relocate mod on my '06 950 Adventure for some time. But I put it off...one ride too long as it turns out.

Today I tagged a good size rock with a direct...
Forum: Equipment 08-23-2013, 10:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,525
Posted By The Oracle
I've been wondering about these for a couple...

I've been wondering about these for a couple years now. I might just have to picked one up based on this review. Don't worry, I'll tell 'um Ben2go sent me...:rofl
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-23-2013, 10:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 817
Posted By The Oracle
I think I'd go with the lower mileage bike too. I...

I think I'd go with the lower mileage bike too. I bought mine with about 24k on it and at the time was thinking that was a lot. Buy and add a few farkles to it, you really don't need to overdue it.
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