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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-17-2006, 02:39 PM
Replies: 2,145
Views: 1,045,230
Posted By krazy-eyes
Kubu Island, in the middle of the Makgadigadi...

Kubu Island, in the middle of the Makgadigadi salt pans of Botswana.

http://i53.photobucket.com/albums/g77/krazy-eyes/1058.jpg


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Forum: Orange Crush 09-16-2006, 01:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,061
Posted By krazy-eyes
the beauty about a KTM950 Adventure is that you...

the beauty about a KTM950 Adventure is that you can do the offroad stuff, but when you get back on the tar it magically transforms into a sport bike!

it handles the twisties VERY well!

i used...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-06-2006, 02:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 574
Posted By krazy-eyes
fuse! after a very washboarded road the same...

fuse!
after a very washboarded road the same happened to me. checked the fuse and found it had gone. replaced it with the spare and no problems since.
Forum: Orange Crush 09-06-2006, 01:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,356
Posted By krazy-eyes
i had the same problem due to a combination of an...

i had the same problem due to a combination of an over-full tank, and a pinched breather hose on the right.
after filling the tanks a bit too much, i took it for a ride. the fuel in the right hand...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-06-2006, 01:47 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,152
Posted By krazy-eyes
i just did a trip to Namibia in southern africa...

i just did a trip to Namibia in southern africa totalling 6000km, on TKC's fitted with 4.5mm inner tubes. it was a mixture of freeway, good gravel, rocks, and sand. speeds maxed out at 120km/h on...
Forum: Thumpers 09-05-2006, 01:57 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 33,158
Posted By krazy-eyes
easy chain removal

easy chain removal
Forum: Orange Crush 09-05-2006, 01:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 705
Posted By krazy-eyes
for those doing the moz to cape town route,...

for those doing the moz to cape town route, enjoy!

mozambique is a big country with some interesting places, like the palm studded coastline with a few nice tropical islands in the north, the...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-04-2006, 01:21 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,436
Posted By krazy-eyes
that sounds about right! mine was just as...

that sounds about right!
mine was just as tight. i had the bike in gear and my girlfriend standing on the rear brake, with me using a 3ft extension on the socket wrench and still it wouldnt budge. i...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-29-2006, 01:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,555
Posted By krazy-eyes
rear brake squeel? . . . . . . join...

rear brake squeel?
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join the club, at least you guys in the states have options, unlike us losers at the tip of africa :tough
Forum: Orange Crush 08-29-2006, 01:45 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 10,646
Posted By krazy-eyes
is it not advisable to have it dyno-tuned and...

is it not advisable to have it dyno-tuned and re-jetted, since the carbs will be running leaner due to improved overall air-flow?

(i always mix up the terms rich and lean, so please excuse if i...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-15-2006, 01:51 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,255
Posted By krazy-eyes
i went to botswana recently and had 3 punctures...

i went to botswana recently and had 3 punctures on a deserted 300km stretch of road. up untill then, my tyre changing ability was limited to mountainbikes (though i recon this was good groundwork). i...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-09-2006, 01:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,840
Posted By krazy-eyes
cutting boards are made from high density nylon -...

cutting boards are made from high density nylon - highly abrasion resistant (waxy appearance), and tough as nails.

the purpose of a chain guard would be......?
(excuse my ignorance)
Forum: Orange Crush 04-08-2006, 02:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 12,632
Posted By krazy-eyes
yup. it was a late april fools joke/experiment. i...

yup. it was a late april fools joke/experiment. i wanted to gauge the reaction out there to something different. it didnt take long to slap this baby together in photoshop. ok, ok, i AM an industrial...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-06-2006, 03:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 12,632
Posted By krazy-eyes
all the bike retailers in SA are running these...

all the bike retailers in SA are running these "no way to grey" campaigns where they refuse to service and supply grey imports. what is a grey import? it is a bike imported without the consent of the...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-06-2006, 02:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 12,632
Posted By krazy-eyes
here is a grey bike: ...

here is a grey bike:
http://img96.imageshack.us/img96/6623/210401ts.jpg (http://imageshack.us)

and here is a non-grey bike (as you can see it's the same thing, both are made by KTM in austria,...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-06-2006, 02:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 12,632
Posted By krazy-eyes
new KTM 850R

i got this off: http://www.ktm.com/news/news_international_850R.asp?
"KTM has decided to fight of the highly anticipated BMW 800GS by launching a pre-emptive strike with their new 850R. The 850R...
Forum: Equipment 02-10-2006, 01:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,273
Posted By krazy-eyes
note i agree in my origional post that the stuff...

note i agree in my origional post that the stuff is well made and very practical. to that i agree 100%!!!
what i'm saying is:
cant they just take a LITTLE peek at what troy lee, fox, thor, no fear...
Forum: Equipment 02-09-2006, 03:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,273
Posted By krazy-eyes
should Germans design clothing?

look!
the germans are VERY good at most forms of design, especially industrial design, but mostly Auto design. few nations can come close :clap !

but,

should they really design clothes? ...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-09-2006, 11:21 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 8,768
Posted By krazy-eyes
SOOOO true! he is as convinced of the fact...

SOOOO true!

he is as convinced of the fact that he is in the right, as you are of yourself being in the right. nothing will make you back down and admit guilt, and the same goes for him. most of...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-08-2006, 10:24 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,697
Posted By krazy-eyes
i used to wheelie my mountainbike for as far as...

i used to wheelie my mountainbike for as far as the road was long. i kept a finger on the rear brake for forward-aft controll, and used my knees for lateral stability.
sadly old habits die hard, and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-08-2006, 10:19 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,697
Posted By krazy-eyes
try and find out how a Segway scooter works....

try and find out how a Segway scooter works. maybe you can adapt their system to the angle needed for "the perfect wheelie"
DAMN good idea though!!!
if you can pull it off and remember to patent...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-08-2006, 03:51 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,038
Posted By krazy-eyes
[quote=Mouse]Quetzal01 I'll bet he is...

[quote=Mouse]Quetzal01

I'll bet he is married and I reckon i know who wears the pants....

quote]

good heavens NO!
(if my girfriend sees this post, i'm dead meat!)
:D
Forum: Orange Crush 02-07-2006, 12:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 710
Posted By krazy-eyes
i found this: ...

i found this:
http://www.lc8.org/?q=node/view/13

it pretty much lists all the differences between the two model years.
Forum: Orange Crush 02-05-2006, 01:03 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,038
Posted By krazy-eyes
O.K. - now i'm more confused than ever! just as...

O.K. - now i'm more confused than ever!
just as i think i know which colour, someone posts a counter argument. i changed my mind 30 times since posting this.
shoulda known this would...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-05-2006, 12:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 710
Posted By krazy-eyes
any difference between '04 & '05 LC8

i found a place still selling new '04 950 adventures at a much reduced price (about 15% less than the '05). up untill now i was going for a new '05.
i know inherent problems are solved and approved...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-04-2006, 02:38 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,038
Posted By krazy-eyes
the black certainly LOOKs faster :rofl

the black certainly LOOKs faster :rofl
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-04-2006, 02:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,900
Posted By krazy-eyes
they suck big time! from MY experience at...

they suck big time! from MY experience at least...

get a tyre plug kit. it's easy and durable. i have stopped counting how many times they have saved me!

the liquid is not goey enough and...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-04-2006, 01:52 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,038
Posted By krazy-eyes
black or orange

i'm getting my 950 Adventure THIS week and have a choice between black or orange, but dont know which one?

orange:
.the traditional KTM colour (part of the gang :freaky )
.wont show dust as...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-03-2006, 02:17 PM
Replies: 486
Views: 67,130
Posted By krazy-eyes
OK, i realise what i'm about to tell might make...

OK, i realise what i'm about to tell might make me sound like a rogue, which i probably am :evil

ive been chased 16 times on my quad - not one could catch me. quads are regarded as unwanted here...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-03-2006, 01:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,288
Posted By krazy-eyes
after passing up on the "long way round" which...

after passing up on the "long way round" which i'm sure they regret not sponsoring in retrospect, they MUST do and sponsor something similar to save face.
i think a lot of people lost respect for...
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