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Forum: Ride reports 12-05-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 336
Views: 55,836
Posted By kelds
"The guys were on the Whipsaw. (Rebecca, I don't...

"The guys were on the Whipsaw. (Rebecca, I don't mind being lumped in with "guys" and I hope you don't either)"

Hi! :wave Nope...I say guys all the time, regardless of who I'm including. I've...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-23-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,539
Posted By kelds
"Think I will try the cheapo chinese left hand...

"Think I will try the cheapo chinese left hand master, brake line for that will cost me more then the master but should be able to reuse for a good master if I like it"

That's what I tried.....and...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-18-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,539
Posted By kelds
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-18-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,539
Posted By kelds
That looks easier than velcro straps.....any...

That looks easier than velcro straps.....any chance you have a part #?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-18-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,539
Posted By kelds
I tried a LH rear brake setup out during summer...

I tried a LH rear brake setup out during summer using the stock clutch and a separate brake master cylinder/lever.
After some experimenting, I couldn't find a position for the levers that seemed to...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-10-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,578
Posted By kelds
I currently have a 89L Ortlieb duffel and just...

I currently have a 89L Ortlieb duffel and just tried some Ortlieb thin saddlebags. They were nice and thin through the trees but have some small tears after only one ride. Once they're wrecked,...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-09-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,578
Posted By kelds
Sell them now while they still look nice.....soft...

Sell them now while they still look nice.....soft bags are much better for offroad.
Forum: Canada 07-27-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,799
Posted By kelds
Thanks & definitely.

Thanks & definitely.
Forum: Canada 07-27-2014, 10:47 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,799
Posted By kelds
Ya...I broke my foot earlier this month when I...

Ya...I broke my foot earlier this month when I clipped a rock. Up until you just posted, nobody had squeaked so I figured I'd just be happy considering something similar around the same time next...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-14-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,634
Posted By kelds
I sheared off one of my aluminum SW Motech...

I sheared off one of my aluminum SW Motech footpegs by brushing a rock last weekend when moving my bike off of a trail (disappointed in their durability!) . We learned that the passenger footpegs...
Forum: Canada 06-17-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 874
Views: 75,146
Posted By kelds
Thanks.....put that one on the list to check out....

Thanks.....put that one on the list to check out. :-)
Forum: Canada 06-15-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 874
Views: 75,146
Posted By kelds
Island advice

My partner and I are heading over to the island in a week for about 5 days of riding and camping and we're both getting pretty excited!
I grew up in Victoria and cycled/camped lots when I was...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-09-2014, 11:49 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,428
Posted By kelds
Alex at Konflict did both my front and rear...

Alex at Konflict did both my front and rear suspension and I'm very happy with the way the bike rides now.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-08-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,598
Posted By kelds
Usually 20-25. As low as 8-10 on snow/ice or...

Usually 20-25.
As low as 8-10 on snow/ice or if needed to get out of muddy spot.
Around 30-35 on the highway.
I usually run about 5psi more in the front than the back.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-29-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 945
Posted By kelds
Hi....I live in Kelowna and am interested in...

Hi....I live in Kelowna and am interested in exploring some dirt. I'm out of town a lot but my partner, SydVicious, is around a lot more and also rides. You can look her up on here.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-28-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 19,137
Views: 7,861,912
Posted By kelds
Ya, all good. I was coasting downhill and wanted...

Ya, all good. I was coasting downhill and wanted to get my front tire clear of a little log at a washout, so I hit the gas only to realize that I was in neutral and not freewheeling in first as I...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-28-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 19,137
Views: 7,861,912
Posted By kelds
some issues with gravity made for a late night...

<a href="http://s910.photobucket.com/user/Kel_ds/media/Mobile%20Uploads/20140527_221836_zps25023eea.jpg.html" target="_blank"><img...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-25-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,082
Posted By kelds
I'm currently trying to work out the same thing...

I'm currently trying to work out the same thing for my bike, except I want RHRB. The information out there is pretty spotty.
I was thinking of using a Brembo radial 13mm clutch master for a brake...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-20-2014, 11:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 808
Posted By kelds
Just went through this. You can use the Rekluse...

Just went through this. You can use the Rekluse one with a standard clutch. I bought the whole Rekluse clutch; it comes with a slave cylinder. Haven't installed it yet, though.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-15-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 543
Posted By kelds
I plan on keeping the clutch and just switching...

I plan on keeping the clutch and just switching to a shorter lever and mounting it above the brake.
Can anyone confirm the bore & stroke of the SE front brake master cylinder? I've read 11mm and 13...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-14-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 543
Posted By kelds
990 rear hand brake

After smashing my clutch slave cylinder on a rock, one thing led to another and I picked up a Rekluse kit to try. Rekluse no longer offers a hand brake kit for the 990 (from talking with their tech...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-11-2014, 11:23 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 24,469
Posted By kelds
[QUOTE=wbedient;23914996]Highlights and fails...

[QUOTE=wbedient;23914996]Highlights and fails (wipeouts) from the desert 100 on my 690 enduro.

I tried to include all the Adventure Class riders that I saw during the race including about 3 KTM...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-07-2014, 10:59 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 24,469
Posted By kelds
I also want to give a shout out to Jeff for...

I also want to give a shout out to Jeff for trying to help out Kelds in the middle of a rocky hill when her bike broke down, trying to push it up the hill. Jeff and I rode together for a bit on...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-07-2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 24,469
Posted By kelds
Made it less that 15 miles before I broke my bike...

Made it less that 15 miles before I broke my bike (clutch slave), but had lot's of fun. It was my first race.....going through mile after mile of that stuff is sure different than doing a few...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-04-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 311
Views: 24,469
Posted By kelds
Awesome - Thanks!

Awesome - Thanks!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-04-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 311
Views: 24,469
Posted By kelds
diections to race site?

Hi....we're staying in Soap Lake and wondering where exactly the race site is relative to Odessa?
Forum: Canada 04-01-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 460
Posted By kelds
CIBC quoted $176 for 3 days travel insurance +...

CIBC quoted $176 for 3 days travel insurance + race coverage (race coverage for the1 day was $150 of that!!). BCAA was $64.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-30-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 10,652
Posted By kelds
I didn't notice any particular hit and it's not...

I didn't notice any particular hit and it's not fully screwed up, just enough to make it shake and vibrate on the road.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-30-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 10,652
Posted By kelds
Bluhduh Front rim replacement time

Unfortunately, I found the limits of the stock front rim last weekend, so a new steering damper has slipped to 2nd place on the to-do list.
I'm looking at either a 1.6" Excel A60 or a 1.85" Excel...
Forum: Canada 03-08-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 460
Posted By kelds
Thanks....will talk to them next week.

Thanks....will talk to them next week.
Forum: Canada 03-08-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 780
Posted By kelds
I spent some time looking into this last year and...

I spent some time looking into this last year and found that the best quality /brightest hid's for the price were the 55w 4500k Morimoto brand from the retrofitsource. They also have short fire-up...
Forum: Canada 03-08-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 460
Posted By kelds
Medical insurance for racing in US

I'm planning on trying the Desert 100 this year and I'm pretty sure standard medical insurance won't cover racing. What's the best insurance to buy for this?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-08-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 311
Views: 24,469
Posted By kelds
Hi......just wondering if I have to worry about...

Hi......just wondering if I have to worry about pre-registration or if I can just plan to show up, pay my money and ride?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-07-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 10,652
Posted By kelds
I thought about those for awhile, but decided on...

I thought about those for awhile, but decided on an underseat storage tray. I can carry water elsewhere the odd time I need it, same with fuel (adv tank planned + I've got a couple MSR bladders). I...
Forum: Canada 03-07-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,799
Posted By kelds
Yeah....if spring would come already, we could...

Yeah....if spring would come already, we could get up there and take a look.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-04-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 10,652
Posted By kelds
I agree that the cost of a new motor was probably...

I agree that the cost of a new motor was probably not much of a factor. A cracked/broken case would probably end a race, which you'd think would have been the best reason to avoid making a...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-04-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 10,652
Posted By kelds
Update

So lots of bike work planned over the next few weeks and so far I haven't strayed too far from my plans. I discovered that my bike has 17/42 gearing...guess the previous owner did a lot of highway...
Forum: Canada 03-01-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,799
Posted By kelds
Yes....any gps tracks in the area would be...

Yes....any gps tracks in the area would be appreciated. I'll start tucking them all into a folder to piece together later. I'll track down Skudmark, too.

Cheers
Forum: Canada 02-28-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,799
Posted By kelds
Hi Mike! The hope is to get out there and...

Hi Mike!

The hope is to get out there and pre-ride a bunch of it. We have lots of gaps to fill in still, so thanks for the suggestions.

I agree with getting to Okanagan via Apex. I think...
Forum: Canada 02-28-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,799
Posted By kelds
Hope you can make it.....it's shaping up to be...

Hope you can make it.....it's shaping up to be fun.



Yup! Just gotta be an agressive rider who's still good company after a long day.



I hope to ride once a week once the snow is gone. ...
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