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Forum: Canada 11-27-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 998
Posted By DiRtsoUP
Rider Plus is a ripe off…my wife had an accident...

Rider Plus is a ripe off…my wife had an accident in Milk River Alberta on her BMW650GS..when we called our agent from the hospital they rudely informed us of not being fully insured when we have...
Forum: Beasts 11-05-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,232
Posted By DiRtsoUP
Honda is back in the Adventure game...

http://indefinitelywild.gizmodo.com/2015-honda-africa-twin-finally-an-adv-bike-built-for-1654491126


….same old same old 1000cc overweight offering aimed at the weekend warrior. As a trials rider...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-14-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,675
Posted By DiRtsoUP
Motorcycle cross training is in order..

Always scrub off as much speed as possible if your only option is crashing. You ran out of braking balls long before your bike did...ABS means; to the bar?

Judging from the video...you were riding...
Forum: Vendors 08-25-2013, 04:31 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 67,171
Posted By DiRtsoUP
Love these boots for the comfort, nothing comes...

Love these boots for the comfort, nothing comes close. Mine are 7 yrs old and get used around the farm for trials riding weekly...albeit a little beat up they hold up well to abuse. Oil them monthly...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-22-2013, 08:04 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,275
Posted By DiRtsoUP
It's not the mileage so much as it is the...

It's not the mileage so much as it is the uncertainy of proper care or lack of. Some of the stuff I've have seen in my day is why I only buy new. This way I only have myself to blame if I mis-wrench...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-21-2013, 11:35 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,330
Posted By DiRtsoUP
Congrats on the new money pit :wink:....aside...

Congrats on the new money pit :wink:....aside from the usual bling farkles here are a few things to seriously consider in order to make these pigs ridable...

1/Suspension, revalved &...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 08-01-2013, 12:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,105
Posted By DiRtsoUP
As a former R owner...

Although I haven't ridden the 1190 yet but plan to for giggles...I did just sell my 990R last fall and kept my SE. I imagine KTM has addressed and fixed all their dirty little secrets in the new 1190...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-31-2012, 10:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,919
Posted By DiRtsoUP
Soup'n me boots...

Oh Man!...I'd definitely lose stuff in the process. Ahh but what the hell eh...a few lost/reused gaskets & bolts here and there should be fine :wink: Just like the sealer's would do. Great blow by...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-02-2010, 03:22 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 32,716
Posted By DiRtsoUP
That's one for the record books...

Poor 950...all lubed-up with no playmate in sight!:rofl
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-13-2010, 07:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,748
Posted By DiRtsoUP
Amen!....I thought KTM solved this problem by...

Amen!....I thought KTM solved this problem by building the 990R :D...it's just a few jalapenos more. I feel for you guys, I lusted & droolled over the 990 ADV until I test rode one...needlesstosay, I...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-10-2010, 07:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,453
Posted By DiRtsoUP
...you must be an old man ready for the 'chair'...

...you must be an old man ready for the 'chair' if you think BMW makes anything close to a Dual-Sport...they create the idea not the reality!:amazon
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-10-2010, 07:12 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,548
Posted By DiRtsoUP
The SE is a master piece...if your looking to...

The SE is a master piece...if your looking to make an adventurer out of it here are some must have farkles;

-Adventure gas tank/http://www.justgastanks.com/store/
-Giant loop/great basin soft...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-09-2010, 01:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,453
Posted By DiRtsoUP
Gotta love BMW for making such 'boring...

Gotta love BMW for making such 'boring rides'...everyday before mounting the SE I make sure she's gets breakfast in bed before inserting the key. :lol3
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-05-2010, 12:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,192
Posted By DiRtsoUP
Just do it!

If you can get your hands on a SE or 990R....you'll forget all about your 800gs after just a few minutes of cycling through the gears. I've had 3 BMW's (all GSA's) over the years and I sold them all...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-29-2010, 10:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,210
Posted By DiRtsoUP
Bikes & Trailers....

...just don't get it :scratch ...an RV might be more up your ally.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-26-2010, 09:08 PM
Replies: 5,747
Views: 1,770,707
Posted By DiRtsoUP
Very Interesting...

Does anyone know who sells these crash bars? and will they fit with a safari tank???
Forum: GS Boxers 05-25-2010, 09:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 855
Posted By DiRtsoUP
1200 offroad...

:poser :poser :poser ......oh stop....man your killing me......stop!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-25-2010, 09:43 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 10,921
Posted By DiRtsoUP
:scratch Dude!....just buy a 950 Supermoto and...

:scratch Dude!....just buy a 950 Supermoto and leave the SE the way it came, Perfect!!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-25-2010, 02:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,629
Posted By DiRtsoUP
What?

Am I missing something...jerky SE? or jerky rider?...jerky riders I've heard of, but not the SE.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-20-2010, 08:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,241
Posted By DiRtsoUP
Not as simple as one would hope...

It can all be yours for the low low price of $3,575

http://www.ktmtwins.com/950superenduro/kttse-sm-kit.html
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-18-2010, 02:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 996
Posted By DiRtsoUP
I'll take it!!! can you ship it to Canada...and...

I'll take it!!! can you ship it to Canada...and how bout a personal cheque to seal the deal? :D
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-16-2010, 08:52 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 18,319
Posted By DiRtsoUP
Get yourself a cheap Voltmeter so you can monitor...

Get yourself a cheap Voltmeter so you can monitor your battery if your gonna farkle the SE...helps ease the mind a little when everything is turned on.
Forum: Equipment 05-16-2010, 08:48 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 42,332
Posted By DiRtsoUP
But...

It's the grinds you remember though, gives ya the roughen it feeling?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-16-2010, 08:34 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,480
Posted By DiRtsoUP
I hate this site!...every time I read a post like...

I hate this site!...every time I read a post like this I have another thing I have to explain to the wife.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-16-2010, 08:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 881
Posted By DiRtsoUP
Miso-Horny

It's only a matter of time before you 'get soup in your boots' with this beast...always carry an extra roll of paper and a small portable shovel with you at all time while in the sticks....it's been...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-16-2010, 08:15 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 23,833
Posted By DiRtsoUP
Poor Poor BMW...

You silly silly little rabbit...I would have chopped down a tree, hollowed it out and paddled my baby across.
Forum: Trip Planning 05-16-2010, 08:04 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,558
Posted By DiRtsoUP
Why Professional Motorcycle Bum of Course??

I second the cook/chef....my trade has taking me all over the world cooking in large hotels to small tiny Country Inns with Grandma and her big old wooden rolling pin. This work is not for the old &...
Forum: Equipment 05-16-2010, 07:53 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 42,332
Posted By DiRtsoUP
Cheap old plastic french press gets my vote..

My wife says I regress back to a 2 year old every morning, only coffee and noon time seem to bring me around. But I keep telling her I can't fight the Icelandic/Scottish genes...them genes remember...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-15-2010, 08:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 977
Posted By DiRtsoUP
Damn it!..your post beat mine out of the gate...

Damn it!..your post beat mine out of the gate Grrr.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-15-2010, 08:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 977
Posted By DiRtsoUP
Another cool-aid drinker coming our way...

Your going over to the other side aren't ya?...don't worry brother, we will welcome you like one of our own.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-15-2010, 04:52 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 18,319
Posted By DiRtsoUP
Curious in how you mounted them to your...

Curious in how you mounted them to your frame...any close-ups?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-13-2010, 04:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,643
Posted By DiRtsoUP
???

Don't do it Man!...just get a Harley you old fart!

:lurk
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-13-2010, 04:36 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 18,319
Posted By DiRtsoUP
???

I too have been meaning to switch out my stock lighting but haven't pulled the trigger yet on which lights I'm gonna go with. Has anyone had any battery issues with the Baja lights draining...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-08-2010, 10:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,813
Posted By DiRtsoUP
I'm guessing you've never owned a BMW?

I'm guessing you've never owned a BMW?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-08-2010, 10:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 810
Posted By DiRtsoUP
Reminds me of learning how to fly a...

Reminds me of learning how to fly a helicopter...ground school still gives me nightmares
Forum: Canada 05-06-2010, 04:45 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 8,452
Posted By DiRtsoUP
Best of Luck!

Have a great trip!....my wife and I did your exact trip on identical roads plus a few old northern ski-doo trails in 2000, me on my 1150GSA & my wife on her 650GS. We quit our jobs, took the dogs to...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-06-2010, 03:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,609
Posted By DiRtsoUP
:clap Good Choice Laddie! you won't regret it one...

:clap Good Choice Laddie! you won't regret it one bit...and did we SE owners mention you won't have to deal with the FI nightmare of the ADV. I think the SE will be one of those bikes we look back on...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-05-2010, 05:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,609
Posted By DiRtsoUP
Mix it up a little...

Definitely the SE...why not try something new! The SE in IMHO has been the most stupidly fun bike I have ever had the pleasure of owning. You might not be able to carry as much gear as the ADV unless...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-28-2010, 07:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,509
Posted By DiRtsoUP
Yeah!...did they eventually fire the guy who came...

Yeah!...did they eventually fire the guy who came up with the brilliant idea to discontinue the SE :bash
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-28-2010, 07:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,238
Posted By DiRtsoUP
Good post timing...

Funny you should mention this little known pet-peeve of mine, I was considering posting a similar question asking other inmates how they solved the turning radius issue. On my SE I dialed-in the...
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