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Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-17-2014, 08:21 AM
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Views: 101,218
Posted By Monterey_BS
+1 on this! It doesn't look like here in the...

+1 on this! It doesn't look like here in the land more-is-essential we'll be getting the opportunity to see for ourselves in 2015.
Forum: Thumpers 12-14-2014, 10:42 PM
Replies: 19,755
Views: 2,285,840
Posted By Monterey_BS
+1 on this one. I've got three KTMs on which I'm...

+1 on this one. I've got three KTMs on which I'm performing this experiment. Perhaps we'll have problems at 75 or 100K miles, but that's a long way off for me.
I'll not be the one to pick up...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-30-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,264
Posted By Monterey_BS
Same pump with similar vapor lock issues, until I...

Same pump with similar vapor lock issues, until I sleeved all the lines and backed the pump with reflective heat shielding material. I got mine from Summit Racing. Works like a charm.
I'm also...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-16-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 737
Views: 101,218
Posted By Monterey_BS
Too funny! Very, very late to the party... ...

Too funny!

Very, very late to the party...

I've an '09 950SER and '12 690ER. (I've also got an '09 Duke, but that's another story.) Both are great bikes that I do ride and have ridden all...
Forum: Thumpers 11-13-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 19,755
Views: 2,285,840
Posted By Monterey_BS
Great idea! Where were you on Sunday night when...

Great idea! Where were you on Sunday night when I needed you??? :lol3
I was able to keep the fan exposed, but it wasn't easy. I'll also take a look at your mod when I go back in to work on the...
Forum: Thumpers 11-13-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 19,755
Views: 2,285,840
Posted By Monterey_BS
Two reason: There's still the parking bulb in...

Two reason:
There's still the parking bulb in there.
I fall down a lot and quite often I get very wet. Putting the boot back on seemed a good idea for keeping the lens from filling with water and...
Forum: Thumpers 11-13-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 19,755
Views: 2,285,840
Posted By Monterey_BS
Cyclops LED H4 Headlight

I decided to replace the stock wax candle headlight when I ran out of matches.

I was reading on the showoff thread (ScottPDX, if memory serves) about the Cyclops LED H4 and thought I'd give it a...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-06-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 2,430
Views: 326,420
Posted By Monterey_BS
I've had my bike upside down on the Black Dog...

I've had my bike upside down on the Black Dog plate. It's indestructible. Wish I was. :D
On the Rotopak mount, I wouldn't bother. I've used a pair of the small Rok Straps to secure two 1 gal....
Forum: Thumpers 11-02-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 19,755
Views: 2,285,840
Posted By Monterey_BS
+1 on the false neutrals. I can find them. Alll...

+1 on the false neutrals. I can find them. Alll I need to do is look. As with my BMWs, loading the lever before shifting reduces the likelihood of any mishaps.
Forum: Thumpers 11-02-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 19,755
Views: 2,285,840
Posted By Monterey_BS
Well, if you do, and it doesn't work, I'm right...

Well, if you do, and it doesn't work, I'm right down the road with a brand new safari tank for sale... :D
Forum: Thumpers 11-02-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 2,057
Views: 680,937
Posted By Monterey_BS
+1, but admittedly didn't try anything else.

+1, but admittedly didn't try anything else.
Forum: Thumpers 10-17-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 2,057
Views: 680,937
Posted By Monterey_BS
Lee, I've got the Berg hoops on my 950SE and...

Lee,
I've got the Berg hoops on my 950SE and they are quality kit. For my 690 I gave up and just went with the TT racks over other options because of the trussed lower arm. They are quite sturdy,...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-09-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 2,430
Views: 326,420
Posted By Monterey_BS
Toss the tape for fuel lines. Go to Summit...

Toss the tape for fuel lines. Go to Summit Racing and find their heat barrier sleeves. I run all my fuel lines through this stuff. It's the same material as their adhesive backed barrier. It's...
Forum: Thumpers 10-04-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 2,057
Views: 680,937
Posted By Monterey_BS
I have a whole set of Kriega US bags. Don't...

I have a whole set of Kriega US bags. Don't think they'll work. I have a Motofizz seatbag I got from Aerostich many years ago. I'm thinkin' the medium might work. Good kit, expandable, very...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-04-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 2,430
Views: 326,420
Posted By Monterey_BS
I'm getting the same thing now (regular 5 bar...

I'm getting the same thing now (regular 5 bar running) and the only change (already done the flush) is the Powercell tank. The only thing I can figure is that the closed back is somehow trapping...
Forum: Airheads 09-22-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 1,834
Views: 670,183
Posted By Monterey_BS
+1 on a great demonstration with a great...

+1 on a great demonstration with a great soundtrack, even though there was a wheelie component missing.
I'm sure you're not alone in that self-assessment. I know I sure have similar thoughts.
Forum: Ride reports 09-21-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 57,235
Posted By Monterey_BS
Yup.

Yup.
Forum: Thumpers 09-20-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 2,057
Views: 680,937
Posted By Monterey_BS
+1. I've got a similar setup with an old set of...

+1. I've got a similar setup with an old set of Wolfman Expedition Drybags and a much used KTM tank bag that perform admirably well.
Forum: Thumpers 09-20-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 19,755
Views: 2,285,840
Posted By Monterey_BS
Being the anal, detail-oriented engineer that I...

Being the anal, detail-oriented engineer that I am, I've collected and retained Life To-Date information on every bike I've ever owned. I've a '12 690ER and my experience is similar to yours,...
Forum: GPS Tracks - West & PNW 09-04-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 26,722
Posted By Monterey_BS
Thanks, Jerry. Given your advice to our KLR...

Thanks, Jerry. Given your advice to our KLR friend, I thought you might be riding something smaller.
Forum: GPS Tracks - West & PNW 09-03-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 26,722
Posted By Monterey_BS
Jerry, What are you riding on your scouting...

Jerry,
What are you riding on your scouting rides these days?
Forum: Thumpers 09-02-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 2,057
Views: 680,937
Posted By Monterey_BS
Kreiga US System

I run various combinations of the Kreiga US bags without a rack uaing their Rack Loops mounted to the rear plastics. Once snug, the bag never moves. Slipping the rear straps off and flipping the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-28-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 2,430
Views: 326,420
Posted By Monterey_BS
Try Black Dog Cycle Works. They make it. They...

Try Black Dog Cycle Works. They make it. They sell it. I've got one. PM me, if interested.
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 19,755
Views: 2,285,840
Posted By Monterey_BS
Well, low and behold, the pin mount appears to be...

Well, low and behold, the pin mount appears to be slightly asymmetrical because when I flipped it around the inteference was almost gone. By polishing the offending corner there is now daylight. I...
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 19,755
Views: 2,285,840
Posted By Monterey_BS
From memory I believe it is an 071 kit, but I'll...

From memory I believe it is an 071 kit, but I'll do the dumpster dive to confirm.



One thing I notice from your install that is different than mine is that I have the stamped part number...
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 19,755
Views: 2,285,840
Posted By Monterey_BS
GPR v4 Install Question

Everything was going great, until I opened up the package...

I can't be the first person ever to have installed a GPR v4 stabilizer in a '12 690ER, but from the responses I'm getting out of GPR I...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-15-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 5,748
Views: 1,771,295
Posted By Monterey_BS
Ooooh, I like that set-up. First time I've seen...

Ooooh, I like that set-up. First time I've seen that, although I have seen a typical EXC before. Tell me more. I may not be as done as I thought.
Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 4,335
Views: 1,452,472
Posted By Monterey_BS
Central Coast Ridge Rd.

Not quite as spectacular, but still a nice Sunday ride.

Overlooking the Ventana Wilderness South of Big Sur...
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-13-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 5,748
Views: 1,771,295
Posted By Monterey_BS
Congrats! You will not be disappointed. I thought...

Congrats! You will not be disappointed. I thought about orange, too. I ultimately chose the white whale look because it allowed me to get rid of the fuel level sensor.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-13-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 5,748
Views: 1,771,295
Posted By Monterey_BS
Just to extend the Powercell tank theme a bit longer...

http://montereybs.smugmug.com/photos/i-KxxcPrx/0/M/i-KxxcPrx-M.jpg (http://montereybs.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/KTM-950SER-2009/30535202_t5sPPQ#!i=3336064321&k=KxxcPrx&lb=1&s=A)

I too am looking to...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-13-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 5,748
Views: 1,771,295
Posted By Monterey_BS
Not the least of which is the fact that it's now...

Not the least of which is the fact that it's now a 990...
Forum: Thumpers 08-09-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 19,755
Views: 2,285,840
Posted By Monterey_BS
I've also got the Black Dog extended pegs on my...

I've also got the Black Dog extended pegs on my '12 which are ~1/2in lower. Great bit of kit and incorporate a bottle opener.
Forum: Thumpers 08-09-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 4,335
Views: 1,452,472
Posted By Monterey_BS
And here's one with a Kreiga US-20 on top... ...

And here's one with a Kreiga US-20 on top...

http://montereybs.smugmug.com/photos/i-f4jvpZS/0/M/i-f4jvpZS-M.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 08-03-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 19,755
Views: 2,285,840
Posted By Monterey_BS
I'm generally pretty easy on tires and I got...

I'm generally pretty easy on tires and I got 3900mi out of the original MT21 rear and 5100 out of the front. Needless to say I was shocked. My second set has not faired nearly as well - half gone...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-30-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 574
Views: 80,873
Posted By Monterey_BS
You know you're a 950R owner when...

Everybody (even other KTM owners) say it's too tall and all you can think or say is...

I DO NOT CARE (even at 6-1)

There is no bike that can match it - on road, off road, it doesn't matter...
Forum: Thumpers 07-27-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 4,335
Views: 1,452,472
Posted By Monterey_BS
Ridin' 'Round Flagstaff

Hauled my bike to Flagstaff last weekend to ride in the Coconino NF with a buddy of mine on an 1190. Spectacular country with countless options for terrain, difficulty, and views. All ADV stuff...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-26-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 5,748
Views: 1,771,295
Posted By Monterey_BS
Beautiful work! Wish I'd thought of that four...

Beautiful work! Wish I'd thought of that four years ago. I'm way past that now, though. You are absolutely correct that the original lines are striking and almost impossible to duplicate...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-24-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 5,748
Views: 1,771,295
Posted By Monterey_BS
I always try to be riding my 690 when planning to...

I always try to be riding my 690 when planning to get my leg stuck under a bike. I find the extrication time gets cut in half, relative to the 950, although much of that improvement may be due to my...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-22-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 5,748
Views: 1,771,295
Posted By Monterey_BS
Seems like the 2 into 1 pipe I used on mine was...

Seems like the 2 into 1 pipe I used on mine was done by FMF. I got it from BlackDog. As others have indicated, it didn't last. I run two Akros with a Motohooligan intake. It goes like a scalded...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-22-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 5,748
Views: 1,771,295
Posted By Monterey_BS
Lots of CJ stuff in the works. The only thing...

Lots of CJ stuff in the works. The only thing missing is the larger clutch fluid reservoir. Highly recommended (by me, at least).

Seriously consider moving to a vacuum pump when you move to...
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