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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 07:27 AM
Replies: 46,341
Views: 9,292,725
Posted By Lupin 3rd
PowerCommander + GYTR pipe vs Stock

PowerCommander + GYTR pipe vs Stock:

http://www.motorcycle.com/gallery/gallery.php/d/225655-3/Dyno_Chart_wr250x_all.jpg

Quote: "Overall, we were only slightly pleased with the dyno results from...
Forum: Road warriors 12-11-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 349
Views: 86,189
Posted By Lupin 3rd
This should help:...

This should help: http://www.guzzitech.com/forums/forums/bns12-reference-topics-recalls.216/
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-06-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 6,403
Views: 319,361
Posted By Lupin 3rd
Then I've been misunderstood, I don't hate big...

Then I've been misunderstood, I don't hate big bikes. I have a 990 Adventure and was just about to get a Super Tenere (1200cc weighs between a BMW 1200GS and GSA). The 800cc are my personal choice...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-05-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 6,403
Views: 319,361
Posted By Lupin 3rd
Maybe something about them being well-balanced...

Maybe something about them being well-balanced great all-round bikes? Cheaper and lighter than the big brothers (1200GS, Explorer) but just as capable. :deal
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-04-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 11,177
Views: 2,383,387
Posted By Lupin 3rd
Started it by jumping the terminals on the...

Started it by jumping the terminals on the starter relay... Battery is fine, aux starter relay clicks every time I push the starter button, and I checked the lead that goes from the aux relay to the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-04-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 6,403
Views: 319,361
Posted By Lupin 3rd
I have a 990 Adventure and WR250(x) and the main...

I have a 990 Adventure and WR250(x) and the main difference in terms of cold weather commuting is the windscreen: come winter I put the touring windscreen on the KTM and it helps keep the cold wind...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-28-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 11,177
Views: 2,383,387
Posted By Lupin 3rd
No, two pads total and thick as the one in the...

No, two pads total and thick as the one in the photo. The fit is pretty tight and there in little jiggle room. I'll check on it later and either add some foam or move it to the terminals' side.


...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-27-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 11,177
Views: 2,383,387
Posted By Lupin 3rd
Antigravity 16-Cell battery install

Antigravity 16-Cell battery (<a href="http://shop.antigravitybatteries.com/antigravity-batteries-ag1601/" target="other">detailed specs here</a>) with <i>480 Cranking Amps. It is the smallest 16-Cell...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-26-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 11,177
Views: 2,383,387
Posted By Lupin 3rd
Yes, an Antigravity. I'll post up when I install...

Yes, an Antigravity. I'll post up when I install it.
Forum: Thumpers 11-21-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 46,341
Views: 9,292,725
Posted By Lupin 3rd
The second number '-40' in both the 15W-40 and...

The second number '-40' in both the 15W-40 and 5W-40 is the viscosity at operating temperature, which is the same for both oils, one is not more watery than the other. A -30 oil would be more watery...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-20-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 11,177
Views: 2,383,387
Posted By Lupin 3rd
Had to put the battery on the tender to get the...

Had to put the battery on the tender to get the bike to start, strange thing (for me) is that I couldn't even jump start with a good battery. I guess it just goes to say how finicky FI can be. Once...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-18-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 11,177
Views: 2,383,387
Posted By Lupin 3rd
Cool2 Rode to work in sub-freezing temps, not too bad....

Rode to work in sub-freezing temps, not too bad. :norton
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-12-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 11,177
Views: 2,383,387
Posted By Lupin 3rd
Went for a Ride

Around Michaux SF (South Central Penn.)

<a href="https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-u05isbtS-0E/VGPdXG4XKOI/AAAAAAAAGHY/Bz14JNjTzVk/s2560/20141111_112558_Milesburn%2520Rd.jpg"><IMG...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-09-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 17,294
Posted By Lupin 3rd
Pornografia!!! :evil

Pornografia!!! :evil
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-05-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 11,752
Posted By Lupin 3rd
Bethesda, MD

Good idea!

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<img src="http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/11/05/b53523222e6cdf01441e85227c1ac2a7.jpg"...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-05-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 11,752
Posted By Lupin 3rd
<a...

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<IMG src="http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/11/05/99c425689b62c0a3ebda140a6046eb95.jpg" width="1024"...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-05-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 11,752
Posted By Lupin 3rd
Benedict, MD

Benedict, MD

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<IMG...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-05-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 11,752
Posted By Lupin 3rd
<a...

<a href="http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/11/05/2921d5582f166764f0d3ae1f64a4cfd4.jpg">
<img src="http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/11/05/2921d5582f166764f0d3ae1f64a4cfd4.jpg" width="768"...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-02-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 19,145
Views: 7,871,993
Posted By Lupin 3rd
Did your "friend" ever return the bike, or is he...

Did your "friend" ever return the bike, or is he still out there doing wheelies? :rofl
Forum: Ride reports 10-28-2014, 04:57 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,398
Posted By Lupin 3rd
No pic, something about being logged into AOL.

No pic, something about being logged into AOL.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-26-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,085
Posted By Lupin 3rd
Fixed that for you. :deal :rofl

Fixed that for you. :deal


:rofl
Forum: Thumpers 10-16-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 46,341
Views: 9,292,725
Posted By Lupin 3rd
Phone GPS

You only need cell/data signal if you want to use apps like Waze that require constant traffic updates and download maps as you go.

But if you use an app like Orux Maps and download maps to your...
Forum: Thumpers 10-15-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 46,341
Views: 9,292,725
Posted By Lupin 3rd
No worries about being a dick, we're all members...

No worries about being a dick, we're all members here. ;-)

As for the mud, the original long tail would help but only so much: I've gone mud bogging with the long tail and still got showered in...
Forum: Thumpers 10-15-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 46,341
Views: 9,292,725
Posted By Lupin 3rd
Went from this: <img...

Went from this:

<img src="https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-fTG0P--xpgQ/U1Wjj8vRKUI/AAAAAAAAEDs/S7UAF1yhaBs/w505-h898-no/20140421_153957.jpg" width="512" />

to this:
<img...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-13-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 11,752
Posted By Lupin 3rd
You mean it'll take you a couple days to go from...

You mean it'll take you a couple days to go from Bel Air North to South??? :huh



:evil:rofl
Forum: Thumpers 10-11-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 46,341
Views: 9,292,725
Posted By Lupin 3rd
Thanks, very helpful! Heated...

Thanks, very helpful!





Heated grips. I've had this switch for a couple years now (swapped from another bike) and it seems to just keep on working.
Forum: Thumpers 10-10-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 46,341
Views: 9,292,725
Posted By Lupin 3rd
Installed the large IMS tank I got from another...

Installed the large IMS tank I got from another inmate here on advrider. The installation is very easy and straightforward, it took me about an hour, and would have been easier if the stock gas tank...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-08-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,155
Posted By Lupin 3rd
Thanks for sharing the story and beautiful...

Thanks for sharing the story and beautiful photos, they bring back the memories of my last family trip out to the Bay area...


RE KTM overheating: it normally runs a bit hot, but there's also a...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-07-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 14,425
Posted By Lupin 3rd
Some parts of the Sunday AM route were a bit...

Some parts of the Sunday AM route were a bit gnarly, but otherwise it was all very manageable. There was a guy on a Triumph Scramber doing the ADV ride,
you'll be fine!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-06-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 14,425
Posted By Lupin 3rd
Great company, spectacular views, fun roads,...

Great company, spectacular views, fun roads, excellent! :D

<IMG src="https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-kSxyNSGO9Ss/VDNSOcYdlqI/AAAAAAAAFr4/bUmQzk1TXU0/s2048/DSCF4216.JPG" width="1024" />

<IMG...
Forum: Thumpers 10-06-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 46,341
Views: 9,292,725
Posted By Lupin 3rd
Has anyone tried fitting alternative exhausts to...

Has anyone tried fitting alternative exhausts to our bikes?

I'd like to drop the stock muffler (and flapper) in favor of something lighter without spending a load of money for an FMF (or Yosh, or...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-01-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 19,145
Views: 7,871,993
Posted By Lupin 3rd
Thanks, they'll be great as a desktop background...

Thanks, they'll be great as a desktop background on my computer at work! :D
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-30-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 14,425
Posted By Lupin 3rd
Thanks for the help, I've been comparing the two...

Thanks for the help, I've been comparing the two routes and decided to go for the D/S route minus the hero sections, and even then I might just skip a few parts depending on how beat I am. BTW, I...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-30-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 14,425
Posted By Lupin 3rd
My bad, I am on a big bike (KTM 990) and I'm...

My bad, I am on a big bike (KTM 990) and I'm split between the two routes (DS/Adv).
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-30-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 14,425
Posted By Lupin 3rd
ADV Route

Looks like a lot of paved roads.

I don't mean to be dismissive towards peoples' work (anything but! thank you, thank you, thank you all for putting this together!), I just don't want to finish the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-29-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 19,145
Views: 7,871,993
Posted By Lupin 3rd
Very nice! Locations?

Very nice! Locations?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-29-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 3,023
Views: 492,559
Posted By Lupin 3rd
Been there, done that, welcome to the club! :clap

Been there, done that, welcome to the club! :clap
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-28-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 6,403
Views: 319,361
Posted By Lupin 3rd
Very nice photo! The colors, scenery and...

Very nice photo! The colors, scenery and composition fit so well together.

Got a larger one to post on the ADVrider Front Page Photo (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=864993) thread?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-25-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 11,177
Views: 2,383,387
Posted By Lupin 3rd
Doing it all: went for a ride in the woods and...

Doing it all: went for a ride in the woods and then to run some errands. :D

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-WXarAxR8zbc/VCOIQwzTdaI/AAAAAAAAFl0/HMh9NktbX78/s1024/20140924_121452.jpg
...
Forum: Ride reports 09-25-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 3,997
Views: 1,951,004
Posted By Lupin 3rd
Sure did! Though porky is relative, the stock old...

Sure did! Though porky is relative, the stock old R80GS was around 410lbs wet.

http://www.ridermagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/07/Ted-Simon_Jupiter.jpg...
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