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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-04-2010, 02:20 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,725
Posted By danceswithdeer
It's the fuel pump. Mine did the exact same thing...

It's the fuel pump. Mine did the exact same thing at 1000 miles, and it was cured with a new fuel pump.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-19-2010, 04:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,005
Posted By danceswithdeer
I surely do love mine...no water crossings here;...

I surely do love mine...no water crossings here; just a shot of a great fly fishing weekend.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-14-2010, 08:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 870
Posted By danceswithdeer
Bajaj buys KTM...fyi

Interesting...

http://www.motorcyclenews.com/MCN/News/newsresults/General-news/2010/February/feb1110-bajaj-to-raise-ktm-stake-to-90-percent/

Any thoughts?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-31-2010, 09:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,038
Posted By danceswithdeer
20 or 30 miles on a bicycle does the trick as...

20 or 30 miles on a bicycle does the trick as well.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-02-2010, 09:24 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 10,649
Posted By danceswithdeer
Yeah, baby...that's what I'm talking about.

Yeah, baby...that's what I'm talking about.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-02-2010, 08:30 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 10,649
Posted By danceswithdeer
I'm an old van/microbus fancier. Check out this...

I'm an old van/microbus fancier. Check out this place:

http://www.catchthebus26.com/

I may slip down that way this summer and talk about a "new" bus.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-29-2009, 07:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,535
Posted By danceswithdeer
Welcome to the fold; it' nice to see another 990...

Welcome to the fold; it' nice to see another 990 in Wyo.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-20-2009, 08:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 712
Posted By danceswithdeer
Go Pokes...nice win. Carta-Samuels and crew...

Go Pokes...nice win. Carta-Samuels and crew should provide lots of hope and excitement for the next few years...total grooviness.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-17-2009, 05:25 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,011
Posted By danceswithdeer
Bummer...I'll be there Thursday evening and...

Bummer...I'll be there Thursday evening and Friday morning and then later in the week for a bit. I'd sure love to meet up with some of the Wyo Adv folks. Maybe this summer when I'm a bit freer. I...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-17-2009, 05:16 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,877
Posted By danceswithdeer
Nice...been out of work a time or two...

Nice...been out of work a time or two myself...working is definitely cooler than it sounds.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-17-2009, 10:01 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,663
Posted By danceswithdeer
And my son at the "Voo" outside of...

And my son at the "Voo" outside of Laramie...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-17-2009, 09:59 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,663
Posted By danceswithdeer
My daughter at Lost Twin Lakes in the Big Horns...

My daughter at Lost Twin Lakes in the Big Horns...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-09-2009, 10:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,614
Posted By danceswithdeer
I had some similar suspension work done by this...

I had some similar suspension work done by this outfit in Colorado Springs:

http://www.slavensracing.com/

I can't believe how much better my 990 handles on and off road. It was definitely money...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-22-2009, 04:29 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 20,593
Posted By danceswithdeer
Like many others, I LOVE the bike...but the...

Like many others, I LOVE the bike...but the on/off throttle response at low speed caught me by surprise while on a rock strewn trail in the Bighorns last summer, and the big sumbitch bucked me off...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-20-2009, 08:47 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,576
Posted By danceswithdeer
I'm over here in Gillette, but I also split time...

I'm over here in Gillette, but I also split time between Cheyenne and Laramie. I get over to Cody ever so often when the roads are open (ha)...even lived in Worland once.

Here's my ride somewhere...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-30-2009, 09:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,157
Posted By danceswithdeer
Nice...

Nice...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-13-2009, 10:32 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 25,387
Posted By danceswithdeer
I'd definitely like some info as well; very...

I'd definitely like some info as well; very interesting option.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-10-2009, 07:14 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,971
Posted By danceswithdeer
:hide But what do you expect, they wear white...

:hide But what do you expect, they wear white socks with suits![/quote]

They also call wrenches "spanners," trucks "lorries," and the can is a "bog."

I can't believe what they've done with...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-07-2009, 12:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,028
Posted By danceswithdeer
My '08 did the same thing at about 500 miles and...

My '08 did the same thing at about 500 miles and continually got worse. At 1200 miles, I couldn't get it to run well enough to get out of town; at that point, the dealer replaced the fuel pump, and...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-18-2009, 01:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 606
Posted By danceswithdeer
I had a similar problem and got a new fuel pump @...

I had a similar problem and got a new fuel pump @ 1200 miles; it runs like a champ now. How many miles do you guys have?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-10-2009, 10:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 348
Posted By danceswithdeer
Yeah, thanks, but I had seen that; it is a...

Yeah, thanks, but I had seen that; it is a consideration...and I agree with Aurel (by the way, I love Toulouse, Aurel, good times; great river!) that at times when loaded, the stock stand seems too...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-10-2009, 09:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 348
Posted By danceswithdeer
Kickstand length

Ok...here's a quick question for those who have either lowered their bikes or who switch between the bigger dirt wheels an dthe sized down tubeless street rims...

Have you shortened your...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-04-2009, 11:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 913
Posted By danceswithdeer
The wind screen issue varies greatly among...

The wind screen issue varies greatly among individuals, but here's my .02. I have the Cee Bailey's 14" and I love it. I'm 5'10" and I have a pretty nice smooth pocket of air. I use a Shoei syncrotech...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-08-2009, 12:22 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,418
Posted By danceswithdeer
Hey Terlingua, What Contis are those and...

Hey Terlingua,

What Contis are those and where can I find them to fit the 990? All I've been able to find so far for rears is 17.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-08-2009, 06:24 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,418
Posted By danceswithdeer
I've just about got 4K on this set of Skorps and...

I've just about got 4K on this set of Skorps and the rear is almost shot. 5000 miles will be mighty lucky...and I've just started to get that minor headshake when loaded, so the front is getting...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-05-2009, 06:50 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 58,696
Posted By danceswithdeer
Having already had a warranty replacement at 1300...

Having already had a warranty replacement at 1300 miles, I'd sure be interested in an option where the pump was outside the tank. Maybe this winter, I'll do some looking around as well.

Thanks...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-24-2009, 10:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,951
Posted By danceswithdeer
ORANGE VIAGARA, BABY!

ORANGE VIAGARA, BABY!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-22-2009, 11:39 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 9,194
Posted By danceswithdeer
There was no charge since the bike was in for a...

There was no charge since the bike was in for a faulty (warranty) fuel pump replacement; while it was there for repairs anyway, the tech asked if I'd like an updated map...sounded like a good idea.
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-19-2009, 09:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,481
Posted By danceswithdeer
Oh yeah...and thanks for the tipping tip; I...

Oh yeah...and thanks for the tipping tip; I swear, I'm always on the edge of running out of fuel. This is definitely a great site.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-19-2009, 09:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,481
Posted By danceswithdeer
Will do...I'm a regular through Glendo when...

Will do...I'm a regular through Glendo when traveling to Cheyenne (as I do detest the slab). I always rubberneck through town looking for KTM scat and such...funny, but I was vaporizing a string of...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-19-2009, 07:14 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,481
Posted By danceswithdeer
Say it proud, bro...definitely lots of space...

Say it proud, bro...definitely lots of space between pumps in these parts. If I angle NW on the straightest route through the foothills/badlands toward Sheridan using only dirt roads and trails, it's...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-16-2009, 06:59 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 9,194
Posted By danceswithdeer
Had mine done a few weeks back while they were...

Had mine done a few weeks back while they were replacing the fuel pump (warranty), and I agree much better all around; travel mileage stayed at around 40-42...moderate off-road dirt roads and...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-15-2009, 01:26 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,851
Posted By danceswithdeer
These guys...they'll take good care of you; just...

These guys...they'll take good care of you; just mind the clock and you'll do.


http://www.ktmtwins.com/
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-15-2009, 01:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 971
Posted By danceswithdeer
Wow...and I thought I got a good deal on my...

Wow...and I thought I got a good deal on my Adventure in December.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-13-2009, 07:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 796
Posted By danceswithdeer
Excellent...you've really got me thinking about...

Excellent...you've really got me thinking about an SE now.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-10-2009, 04:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 379
Posted By danceswithdeer
This road leads to some nice trail/road...

This road leads to some nice trail/road accessible fishing, but I didn't feel like tackling it that day...maybe next time.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-10-2009, 04:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 379
Posted By danceswithdeer
And an awesome profile pic:

And an awesome profile pic:
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-10-2009, 04:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 379
Posted By danceswithdeer
Four Day Ride

I just got home from a nice loop via Gillette-Cheyenne-Laramie-Saratoga-Encampment-Baggs-Craig(Co)-Steamboat(Co)-Walden(Co)-Laramie-Cheyenne-Gillette...

My folks live in Cheyenne, so I used that...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-10-2009, 04:19 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,534
Posted By danceswithdeer
I'm also running the standard map with the Akras...

I'm also running the standard map with the Akras and my fuel light goes on anywhere from 140-180 depending on winds, speed, and terrain.

The Akra map was way too rich for me. Just about...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-05-2009, 04:35 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,772
Posted By danceswithdeer
Funny...hopefully, it went through some...

Funny...hopefully, it went through some tail-gater's windshield!

I can't wait until they arrive, and I get them mounted.
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