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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-30-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 324
Views: 47,642
Posted By NMZens
Eh? Why are so many people so passionate about single disk conversions on an ADV990?

I don't get it.

I have a '12 990 R, and I've been contemplating going to a single disk for a while now. I agree the stock dual rotors are much too powerful for off road. I also live in New...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-26-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 19,140
Views: 7,865,667
Posted By NMZens
Had enough of my rear? ...

Had enough of my rear?

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/04/26/napusu5e.jpg

I'm assuming you wanted some high fender pics. Here's a close up of the fork protector.
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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-26-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 19,140
Views: 7,865,667
Posted By NMZens
Running. ...

Running.

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/04/26/etyqe4av.jpg

Brake.

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/04/26/7ymymyju.jpg

I don't think this would be your best option for getting people's...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-25-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 19,140
Views: 7,865,667
Posted By NMZens
Sure. Bought one each of these. ...

Sure.

Bought one each of these.

http://www.rockymountainatvmc.com/p/1156/34423/Acerbis-X-LED-Tail-Light?term=taillight
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-25-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 19,140
Views: 7,865,667
Posted By NMZens
Thanks for the remarks. The rear is currently a...

Thanks for the remarks. The rear is currently a stock Behr 4.25 but a re-lace to an Excel 3.50 is in the works prior to the big trip.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-17-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 19,140
Views: 7,865,667
Posted By NMZens
Yep, picked up a used set from a 950 for my dirt...

Yep, picked up a used set from a 950 for my dirt set. I prefer the silver on rims that I'm scratching up with tire irons, rocks, hammers, etc during my road/trail side repairs.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-16-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 19,140
Views: 7,865,667
Posted By NMZens
Thumb Renazco.

Thanks, the seat is a Renazco. It's one of his tall off the self foam models, mucho comfortable.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-16-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 19,140
Views: 7,865,667
Posted By NMZens
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/04/17/anajy9y4.jpg ...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/04/17/anajy9y4.jpg

Why o' why didn't the R's come standard with knobbies?

Finally pulled mine out of hibernation for the season, man I missed her.......started...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-18-2013, 07:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 918
Posted By NMZens
Thanks for the heads up! I had seen another post...

Thanks for the heads up! I had seen another post about plating and someone had mentioned this same thing. It'll be well worth the 20 bucks to go back to the Express.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-18-2013, 06:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 918
Posted By NMZens
NM Plating.

I plated my XR650R at a DMV express in Abq. while it was sitting in storage awaiting to be converted, it was stock. It was a NM titled bike however. Afterwards I submitted the paperwork to Santa Fe...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-05-2013, 03:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,131
Posted By NMZens
Out, my favorite man in brown didn't arrive...

Out, my favorite man in brown didn't arrive today. :baldy

Have a great ride.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-04-2013, 06:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,131
Posted By NMZens
By Google Earthing the area out of Alcalde, it...

By Google Earthing the area out of Alcalde, it looks like there's gonna be some sand washes to deal with. I only have the stock scorps on the 990 so I prefer to take XR but I'm waiting to get my...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-04-2013, 04:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,131
Posted By NMZens
Do you have the Route in .gpx to see where it is...

Do you have the Route in .gpx to see where it is to help me decide? I may be able to sneak away for a ride. This a big bike or little bike ride?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-02-2013, 02:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,131
Posted By NMZens
FS 289 was open when I was up there May 17th,...

FS 289 was open when I was up there May 17th, from the Cotchiti side. First time I've been thru there since the Dome fire, burnt, burnt, burnt, sad really. It's so dry up there nothing has started to...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-20-2013, 09:39 PM
Replies: 19,140
Views: 7,865,667
Posted By NMZens
Jemez NM last Friday. Quick 200 mile ride to put...

Jemez NM last Friday. Quick 200 mile ride to put some miles on her so I could complete the first service.

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/05/21/aqy6a8aj.jpg
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-19-2013, 07:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,482
Posted By NMZens
Ahhhhhh, great point. I never even checked once I...

Ahhhhhh, great point. I never even checked once I put the forks back on after respringing, I probably need to spend some time checking all my settings. I'm wondering if I don't have enough sag...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-18-2013, 08:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,482
Posted By NMZens
While riding while standing on firm terrain I had...

While riding while standing on firm terrain I had no problems with guiding the bike where it needed to go, & I managed some pretty rough sections with no problem, the bike was every bit as nimble as...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-17-2013, 09:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,482
Posted By NMZens
I just had the fronts finished by Superplush with...

I just had the fronts finished by Superplush with .64's and re-valved so it's not the weak front end causing my problems. I've seen a the T63 mentioned a few times maybe it'd be a better option than...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-17-2013, 09:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,482
Posted By NMZens
I was thinking of a 606/908 combo. I have a Mt-21...

I was thinking of a 606/908 combo. I have a Mt-21 on the XR & it's cupped & worn badly on a lighter bike that had the front wheel up in the air half the time :) So I'm concerned about wear on a...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-17-2013, 08:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,482
Posted By NMZens
Running around 30 psi. The rocky sections...

Running around 30 psi. The rocky sections wouldn't warrant anything lower, I'm pretty surprised I didn't pinch a tube, at that pressure.

Hopefully there's quite a bit of newness to the ride too,...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-17-2013, 08:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,482
Posted By NMZens
Please tell me....

That the 990 Adventure front end is much more planted and stable with a proper front tire! I needed to put on another 100 or so miles before my first service, so I decided it was time to finally get...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-16-2013, 04:37 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,848
Posted By NMZens
Feets. There's a cement baricade and a fence back...

Feets. There's a cement baricade and a fence back at the pavment/dirt juncture that only the landowners have a access to.

Both could probably make it up there but not without some serious work to...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-16-2013, 03:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,848
Posted By NMZens
I've been up Bland Canyon several miles and it is...

I've been up Bland Canyon several miles and it is completly devestated. The steep section that was black rock is now a huge granite slab. All of the run off has gone unchecked, there is no road...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-08-2013, 03:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,115
Posted By NMZens
+3 for Giant Loop's Diablo. Well made, heavy duty...

+3 for Giant Loop's Diablo. Well made, heavy duty materials, can purchase another base and swap bag between bikes, small enough to not interfere while standing. Only thing that sucks is waterproofing...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-01-2013, 01:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,477
Posted By NMZens
I personally didn't notice any "tells" to the...

I personally didn't notice any "tells" to the clogged oil jet. I missed some neutrals and some shifts, but just attributed that to me learning the new bike and transmission.

Maybe someone else...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-30-2013, 01:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,477
Posted By NMZens
Yep, clogged oil jet. Took it apart this am and...

Yep, clogged oil jet. Took it apart this am and found it already plugged, hopefully it was just some assembly grease and it'll work itself out in the next couple of oil changes.

I guess my...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-29-2013, 06:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,477
Posted By NMZens
Question New KTM 990 Adventure R Clutch Oil?

Hello all, long time lurker and new Katoom owner. Recently I just purchased my new 'R and I've been farlking it up. I just added CJ Designs clear clutch cover, and love it. Today was the first ride...
Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2012, 08:44 PM
Replies: 22,636
Views: 2,868,088
Posted By NMZens
Posted the rest of my vids from BBNP over...

Posted the rest of my vids from BBNP over Memorial day weekend. Great time, super hot, but made the best of it. Only damage was to (I hope) my bar riser bolts that were bent when I had a high speed...
Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2012, 09:39 PM
Replies: 22,636
Views: 2,868,088
Posted By NMZens
Still rode it like I stole it!!! ...

Still rode it like I stole it!!!

http://img.tapatalk.com/d8f3f45f-4503-4c0a.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2012, 11:04 AM
Replies: 22,636
Views: 2,868,088
Posted By NMZens
Big Bend Black Gap Road

http://youtu.be/CuqPzPxoNls

Not really sure how to embed videos, but here's a quick vid of the riding thus far.

This flat repair put us behind and we enjoyed a torrential downpour back to camp...
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2012, 08:43 AM
Replies: 22,636
Views: 2,868,088
Posted By NMZens
It's an '08ish KTM fender. Almost a bolt on...

It's an '08ish KTM fender. Almost a bolt on affair, no clearance issues even with my Unabiker rad guards.
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2012, 08:31 PM
Replies: 22,636
Views: 2,868,088
Posted By NMZens
Checking in from Big Bend NP. Great riding so...

Checking in from Big Bend NP. Great riding so far, one low side(me) 1 pinch flat(Jer) Vids soon.
http://img.tapatalk.com/d8f3fb8e-91b5-160f.jpg.
Forum: Thumpers 05-18-2012, 07:17 AM
Replies: 22,636
Views: 2,868,088
Posted By NMZens
Thanks for the input, in mapping I kinda came to...

Thanks for the input, in mapping I kinda came to the realization that better riding is to be had outside of the park. I've made reservations at the Terlingua Ranch, which looks to be better situated...
Forum: Thumpers 05-16-2012, 12:14 PM
Replies: 22,636
Views: 2,868,088
Posted By NMZens
Just taking the Garmin as backup since I'm...

Just taking the Garmin as backup since I'm unfamiliar with Lorry right now.
Forum: Thumpers 05-16-2012, 11:55 AM
Replies: 22,636
Views: 2,868,088
Posted By NMZens
Pick a direction and ride.[/QUOTE] I agree,...

Pick a direction and ride.[/QUOTE]

I agree, but when routing a trail in unfamiliar territory, I'd prefer to be able to easily verify where I am in relation to where I need to go. Especially when I...
Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2012, 10:09 PM
Replies: 22,636
Views: 2,868,088
Posted By NMZens
Another option, is to convert Voyager file to a...

Another option, is to convert Voyager file to a Google .kml file, and then reconvert to a Garmin .gpx or .gdb file. I've has some success with using a .kml file as an intermediate translator.
Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2012, 10:05 PM
Replies: 22,636
Views: 2,868,088
Posted By NMZens
No, it's just a vapor computer, sorry. I've been...

No, it's just a vapor computer, sorry. I've been utilizing GPS Babel, and a program called WinGDB3 (I think?!?) for all my gps file and track/route conversions. Maybe some options there? Good luck.
Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2012, 07:39 PM
Replies: 22,636
Views: 2,868,088
Posted By NMZens
[QUOTE=jm-2008;18695862][QUOTE=NMZens;18695108]Que...

[QUOTE=jm-2008;18695862][QUOTE=NMZens;18695108]Question, can you have too many devices?

Looks like theres enough room for a heater + climate control, radar etc:rofl

Hmmmmm, think you're...
Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2012, 07:34 PM
Replies: 22,636
Views: 2,868,088
Posted By NMZens
Double take mirror.

Double take mirror.
Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2012, 06:04 PM
Replies: 22,636
Views: 2,868,088
Posted By NMZens
Question, can you have too many devices? Planning...

Question, can you have too many devices? Planning a DS ride in Big Bend this holiday, and I'd really like to try out my Lowrance for navigating. Haven't really used one for over the road much, but...
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