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Forum: GS Boxers 09-02-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,447
Posted By Wantajustride
Motion Pro "Bead Breaker Pro" works for me

I know it's hard to believe when looking at the small MP Bead Breaker Pro but they do work! You just need to use lube and as VegasGSA said "you gotta commit" and they come right off. The side stand...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-24-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 723
Posted By Wantajustride
Another 150 tire choice for the New GSA

I'm just going to add to the hype of the 150/70/17 tire size for the 2013/14 GS and GS Adventure.

I just installed a 150/70/17 Mitas E10 (Dakar version) on the rear of my 14 GS Adv and it fit...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-23-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 8,289
Posted By Wantajustride
+1 Aviators thoughts are spot on. My...

+1
Aviators thoughts are spot on.

My experience with the A3's, they were exceptionally noisy on my 2014 GS Adv. Nervous handling on loose gravel regardless of air pressure, but descent on...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-22-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 12,207
Posted By Wantajustride
6,200 Miles Bought in mid June 2014.

6,200 Miles

Bought in mid June 2014.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-03-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,173
Posted By Wantajustride
The usual KTM vs BMW animosity. :fpalm I...

The usual KTM vs BMW animosity. :fpalm

I heard a ton of it when I hung around Orange Crush.

Pay no mind, they love to read GSpot and then post any negativity back over there just to ease...
Forum: Ride reports 07-23-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 28,586
Posted By Wantajustride
Glad to see the ride report. It was good...

Glad to see the ride report.
It was good swapping stories at Ironton (the bottom of Corkscrew Gulch).
From the pics, I see you found the route over Ophir. My opinion,,, That general area of...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 05-06-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 812
Posted By Wantajustride
I'm going to add that I too have / had the slow...

I'm going to add that I too have / had the slow speed front end bobbing on my 2012 990R.
And have went thru a couple tires in 7500 miles. I have not trued my wheels.

I am not certain and am...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 03-17-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 18,911
Posted By Wantajustride
I just wanted to update Michael, I have now...

I just wanted to update Michael,

I have now had the OL 60 on my 990R almost a year and a half. A few drops here and there and the kit is holding up well. 1 drop on the pavement and a couple others...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 03-08-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 12,784
Posted By Wantajustride
Wicked 2012 990R Inspected mine and repaired it...

2012 990R
Inspected mine and repaired it minutes ago.
I ended up taking windscreen and right side body panel off to get a better look. I cut the harness sheath back as it was damaged but the actual...
Forum: Equipment 02-11-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,121
Posted By Wantajustride
I am satisfied with my SW-Motech racks. Had a set...

I am satisfied with my SW-Motech racks. Had a set on my Super Tenere for 2 years. Dropped the bike a few times off-road and no damage. The tubing seems very durable to me, not at all easy to bend.
...
Forum: Equipment 02-01-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 456
Posted By Wantajustride
Fox Instinct for Adventure Touring

http://shop.foxhead.com/store/products/Boots/detail/Fox-Instinct-Boot/43046/cat20058;jsessionid=97134F5A09AC1CBE881456C34DF5881E?defaultColor=001&categoryNavIds=

Anyone used these boots as a DS or...
Forum: Equipment 01-31-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 839
Posted By Wantajustride
BowWow, Your initial thoughts are exactly...

BowWow,

Your initial thoughts are exactly what mine were. The buckles are a bit of a PITA!! Kinda,,,,

But I think you'll find the boot overall is great after wearing them a while. I put a pair...
Forum: Ride reports 01-30-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,834
Posted By Wantajustride
Awesome Adventure. Thanks for sharing the video. ...

Awesome Adventure. Thanks for sharing the video.

WJR
Forum: Beasts 01-16-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,589
Posted By Wantajustride
A very timely post,, I've owned my Super Ten...

A very timely post,,
I've owned my Super Ten for 2 years. Bought the bike new.
In 14,000 miles the only problem I had was 1 leaking fork seal.
I changed the oil and filter about every 4,000 miles...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 09-05-2013, 06:28 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,927
Posted By Wantajustride
This is just my opinion,,, I'm looking for...

This is just my opinion,,,

I'm looking for a dirt track of any sort even a gravel road, heading in the same general direction after about 150 miles of pavement to give my arse a break.

But, I...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 08-30-2013, 07:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,036
Posted By Wantajustride
I liked my DR 650. However it did fall short in...

I liked my DR 650. However it did fall short in some areas when compared to other bikes. The DR is a $6000 bike. Your not going to get a great stock suspension and great brakes when spending that...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 08-12-2013, 06:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,846
Posted By Wantajustride
Has anyone installed the RoxRisers with a set of...

Has anyone installed the RoxRisers with a set of Highway Dirt Bike hand guards. I just installed the HDB guards on both KTM's. Makes me feel much more protected when I drop the bike now.

WJR
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 02-16-2013, 07:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,121
Posted By Wantajustride
As KTMADV said,, That's too much for a used 990....

As KTMADV said,, That's too much for a used 990. I paid that for a new 990R. + tax of course. I think I got one hell of a deal though.

As an owner of a Super Tenere, I agree with ColoradoBigfoot,...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 02-03-2013, 05:38 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,071
Posted By Wantajustride
Kinda looks like INTB aint coming back to opine....

Kinda looks like INTB aint coming back to opine. It's a tough crowd in the OC,,, well, only if your full of :topes

WJR
Forum: Vendors 01-30-2013, 07:21 PM
Replies: 1,562
Views: 196,712
Posted By Wantajustride
Just an idea of how good the Kriega kit looks on...

Just an idea of how good the Kriega kit looks on the 990. At least in my opinion anyway, but I am biased.


<a...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 01-30-2013, 05:46 AM
Replies: 19,047
Views: 7,796,899
Posted By Wantajustride
<a...

<a href="http://s1286.beta.photobucket.com/user/wantajustride/media/IMG_02651_zps209f20ab.jpg.html" target="_blank"><img...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 01-30-2013, 05:42 AM
Replies: 19,047
Views: 7,796,899
Posted By Wantajustride
http://i1286.photobucket.com/albums/a606/wantajust...

http://i1286.photobucket.com/albums/a606/wantajustride/IMG_0270_zps1f7376bf.jpg

Now the rear view.
The setup works well when loaded. the 60 litres of space makes a guy pack lighter. You really...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 01-29-2013, 08:39 PM
Replies: 19,047
Views: 7,796,899
Posted By Wantajustride
It's the Kriega Overland 60 with the optional...

It's the Kriega Overland 60 with the optional RotopaX kit on the other side of the bike.
I chose this setup to save a few pounds as compared to hard cases.

WJR
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 01-29-2013, 07:24 PM
Replies: 19,047
Views: 7,796,899
Posted By Wantajustride
http://i1286.photobucket.com/albums/a606/wantajust...

http://i1286.photobucket.com/albums/a606/wantajustride/IMG_0264_zps9d71f9ca.jpg

Had a nice ride last weekend

WJR
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 01-22-2013, 05:33 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,325
Posted By Wantajustride
When you say "loaned me his set" you mean the...

When you say "loaned me his set" you mean the Motion Pros worked great?
It would be good to see the technic on a youtube vid. Anyone seen or have a link to such a video?

I really like some of...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 01-22-2013, 05:00 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,933
Posted By Wantajustride
Thanks Paul,, I'll be checking into that...

Thanks Paul,,
I'll be checking into that hosting site.

I do agree with your point of view Andi. The Jesse's look great on the bike. The contours of the cases tuck in nicely.
Great bike setup...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 01-21-2013, 06:07 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,325
Posted By Wantajustride
I asked the same thing (on another forum) and the...

I asked the same thing (on another forum) and the answer from a vendor who sells them says,, yes it does. I'm still skeptical being the tool is only 10-11 inches long. And at a price point of around...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 01-21-2013, 06:16 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,369
Posted By Wantajustride
Well said Cyath, All manufacturers and...

Well said Cyath,

All manufacturers and models have a different idea on "What" makes their bike better than the competition. IMO,, BMW started the so called "Adventure" market.

But how many...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 01-21-2013, 05:44 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 9,236
Posted By Wantajustride
Cyath, It looks like a lot of bases have...

Cyath,

It looks like a lot of bases have been covered here. I do wonder about the "Lack Of Spark"?

Meaning,, that the contact end is a good ways up inside the boot, Did you use a screw...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 01-20-2013, 07:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,369
Posted By Wantajustride
crofrog has some valid points. I think those...

crofrog has some valid points. I think those reasons are why some go with the Triumph.


A couple things he failed to mention,
wind protection, IMHO (sorry 990 fans) the 990 has virtually...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 01-20-2013, 07:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,369
Posted By Wantajustride
Have you ridden both? I struggle with short...

Have you ridden both?

I struggle with short test rides. A rider just can't get a real feel for a bike in only a few short miles. But after owning my 990 R for about 5 months now I know for me it...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 01-20-2013, 01:04 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,933
Posted By Wantajustride
Wish I could post a photo of the Kriega/RotopaX...

Wish I could post a photo of the Kriega/RotopaX set up,,,, (no photo bucket account, too cheap)

With the bags stuffed full of gear they measure 36" wide using the factory KTM mounts.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 01-19-2013, 07:42 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 9,236
Posted By Wantajustride
Cyath I aint no mechanic,, Could it be...

Cyath

I aint no mechanic,,
Could it be the electronic ignition coil (stick coil for the 990?) to the spark plug? Maybe the connector to the stick coil has come loose? You have no spark to...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 01-18-2013, 08:50 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,933
Posted By Wantajustride
They are much lighter than hard cases. The...

They are much lighter than hard cases.
The Rotopax containers were partly the reason I chose the Overland 60 kit.
I will tell ya, the kit wasn't cheap. And it did take some time figuring out...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 01-18-2013, 07:38 PM
Replies: 649
Views: 74,176
Posted By Wantajustride
Called Amber today. Set up my reservation for the...

Called Amber today. Set up my reservation for the 10th thru the 13th. Tent site 106
She sound like she was pretty stoked about the event.
I'll be leaving on Monday the 9th, riding up from...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 01-18-2013, 07:18 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,933
Posted By Wantajustride
I don't want to try and talk you out of,, or...

I don't want to try and talk you out of,, or into,, one or the other. I actually have three different types.
Aluminum hard cases, Soft (Heavy Cordura) and Plastic. All three have different benefits...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 01-15-2013, 08:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,956
Posted By Wantajustride
I shift the bike into neutral, then as the others...

I shift the bike into neutral, then as the others said,, lift on the rear grab handle.
It takes more effort to get it up on the center stand than other bikes I have owned.
It'll get easier to do...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 01-01-2013, 11:44 AM
Replies: 649
Views: 74,176
Posted By Wantajustride
I'm liking the sound of this. I think it's a...

I'm liking the sound of this.
I think it's a great idea, and could be as enjoyable as the rally itself.

WJR
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 01-01-2013, 07:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,687
Posted By Wantajustride
As an owner of a 990R and a 690R it would be a...

As an owner of a 990R and a 690R it would be a very tough decision choosing which one to part with if I could only have one. Hopefully that day will never come.

They are both so different from...
Forum: Thumpers 12-30-2012, 06:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 612
Posted By Wantajustride
I'm going to talk with the shop when they re-open...

I'm going to talk with the shop when they re-open this wednesday just to be sure they agree with what you and I think is going on.

I need to change filters and oil anyway,, so for now I'll put in...
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