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Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-24-2015, 07:36 PM
Replies: 1,252
Views: 155,573
Posted By txbear55
Checked out the SA at the Dallas Intl. Motorcycle...

Checked out the SA at the Dallas Intl. Motorcycle Show today... It was pretty wide and bulky in the gas tank section. Definitely reminded me of a BMW GS. I can't see it being as dirt worthy as the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-23-2015, 08:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 847
Posted By txbear55
Ha! You beat me to it this year (starting the...

Ha! You beat me to it this year (starting the Rally thread). Rumors are Jackson Hole vs Salt Lake City area ski resorts.... Inquiring minds want to know!
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-22-2015, 10:35 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,175
Posted By txbear55
Pet peeve...a throttle lock ain't a cruise...

Pet peeve...a throttle lock ain't a cruise control! :lol3:hide
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-19-2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 508
Posted By txbear55
[QUOTE=Barekat;25966870]There is something to be...

[QUOTE=Barekat;25966870]There is something to be said for a handsome, reliable woman...

As long as she shaves her mustache! :lol3
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-19-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 508
Posted By txbear55
Sounds like you need to hustle to the Flea Market...

Sounds like you need to hustle to the Flea Market and put your ad in...someone out there wants your 1190!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-12-2015, 02:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 580
Posted By txbear55
Install the by-pass switch for an easy cure...a...

Install the by-pass switch for an easy cure...a couple of threads already on it. My '11 990 did the same.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-07-2015, 10:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,473
Posted By txbear55
I had a 2004 GSA prior to 990 Adv. It's like...

I had a 2004 GSA prior to 990 Adv. It's like comparing a Jeep to a trophy truck!
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-28-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,741
Posted By txbear55
Keep 'em coming!

Keep 'em coming!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-15-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,182
Posted By txbear55
I'm running the same. Howls like a banshee...

I'm running the same. Howls like a banshee (seems worse with wear). No biggie with earplugs and works well street and dirt.




BTW...WTF is a banshee?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-23-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 972
Posted By txbear55
Same experience at 10K miles (stranded 500 miles...

Same experience at 10K miles (stranded 500 miles from home)...replace them both while there. I added Guglemonsters prefilters, too.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-12-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 1,252
Views: 155,573
Posted By txbear55
Any rumor as to color options, or just the...

Any rumor as to color options, or just the silver/gray?
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-04-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 1,252
Views: 155,573
Posted By txbear55
Ok, bring it on (Starbucks abuse)...I want one. ...

Ok, bring it on (Starbucks abuse)...I want one. Just turned 59 and determining that I don't want to crash so much as I go offroad. "Big bike friendly" sounds better and better in route...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-02-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 475
Posted By txbear55
Nice ride, James! Enjoyed camping next to you at...

Nice ride, James! Enjoyed camping next to you at RTB. I was the blue KTM...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-29-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,752
Posted By txbear55
Nicely done rally. It's definitely cool to be...

Nicely done rally. It's definitely cool to be able to socialize and ride with well knowns such as Jimmy Lewis, or to go on group rides with a factory rider leading the pack...often at a challenging...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-18-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 11,446
Views: 2,445,735
Posted By txbear55
Just installed the Guglemonster tank filters. ...

Just installed the Guglemonster tank filters. This should end the dreaded clogged filter syndrome caused by the OEM toy tank filter which tends to leave you stranded!
Forum: GS Boxers 10-17-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 9,905
Posted By txbear55
Hmmmmmm...methinks Sniperx is a spy. He has been...

Hmmmmmm...methinks Sniperx is a spy. He has been lurking around Orange Crush inquiring about KTMs with the dreaded "WET CLUTCH"! :huh
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-17-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,144
Posted By txbear55
Just that you may turn into a tire sliding, dirt...

Just that you may turn into a tire sliding, dirt throwing hooligan! Remember...."safety third!"! :lol3
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 10-17-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 883
Views: 58,054
Posted By txbear55
And what flavor would the Bosqueso be? Mild or...

And what flavor would the Bosqueso be? Mild or hot (and a butt-ripper)?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-16-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,169
Posted By txbear55
Nice bike! One less to tempt Sniperx... :clap

Nice bike! One less to tempt Sniperx... :clap
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 10-16-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 883
Views: 58,054
Posted By txbear55
Thanks! I'll watch the mail.

Thanks! I'll watch the mail.
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 10-15-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 883
Views: 58,054
Posted By txbear55
When are we supposed to receive GPS tracks,...

When are we supposed to receive GPS tracks, routes, etc? Not that it will keep me from getting lost...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-14-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 11,446
Views: 2,445,735
Posted By txbear55
How come I always get a flat with a screw in my...

How come I always get a flat with a screw in my tire? :lol3
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-13-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 11,446
Views: 2,445,735
Posted By txbear55
Dang! First glance I thought those were studs...

Dang! First glance I thought those were studs for ice! :eek1
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-13-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,439
Posted By txbear55
Thanks all! Sounds like may be ok with front...

Thanks all! Sounds like may be ok with front only for now, ride it, and see how she feels. Can always do rear later!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-12-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,439
Posted By txbear55
990 Adv suspension...with a twist

Ok, so we all know that the 990 Adv has too soft fork springs and will benefit greatly from a spring/re-valve job from Superplush, Konflict, etc. So, who has stopped at forks only and stayed with...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 10-08-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 883
Views: 58,054
Posted By txbear55
No problem (cough! cough!) :muutt

No problem (cough! cough!) :muutt
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 10-08-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 883
Views: 58,054
Posted By txbear55
Maybe I missed in prior posts, but how are routes...

Maybe I missed in prior posts, but how are routes being handled? GPS, paper maps, or dead reckoning? Looking forward to it! :freaky
Forum: Ride reports 10-05-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 10,286
Posted By txbear55
Awesome photos! My memories of 191 a few years...

Awesome photos! My memories of 191 a few years back involved contemplating throwing up in my helmet from motion sickness! The Dragon is a tollroad compared to 191, aka "The Devil's Hiway".
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-05-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 29,801
Posted By txbear55
Hopefully KTM will be more forthcoming than this...

Hopefully KTM will be more forthcoming than this year...rally site was not announced until March!
Forum: Ride reports 09-28-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 10,286
Posted By txbear55
Oh yeah! Bring it on! :clap

Oh yeah! Bring it on! :clap
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-27-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 29,801
Posted By txbear55
Waiting for dave6253 to post his rally...

Waiting for dave6253 to post his rally pics.......:lurk
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-27-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 5,778
Views: 1,790,236
Posted By txbear55
Great photos!

Great photos!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-27-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 502
Posted By txbear55
I'd guess fuel filter as primary suspect. Mine...

I'd guess fuel filter as primary suspect. Mine clogged up at 9000 miles. Similar symptoms...sporadic running, etc.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-17-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 29,801
Posted By txbear55
Rollin' at dark thirty in the morning. See you...

Rollin' at dark thirty in the morning. See you FF's there!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-16-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 11,446
Views: 2,445,735
Posted By txbear55
Seat cover?????

Seat cover?????
Forum: GS Boxers 09-16-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 8,380
Posted By txbear55
Depends on the brand of oil.....:hide :lol3

Depends on the brand of oil.....:hide :lol3
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-15-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,634
Posted By txbear55
Awesome looking rig!

Awesome looking rig!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-15-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 23,095
Posted By txbear55
Methinks I should have done the high fender...

Methinks I should have done the high fender conversion....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-15-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 29,801
Posted By txbear55
Yes, I was at Steamboat last year. Missed my...

Yes, I was at Steamboat last year. Missed my demo ride due to the rain (no big loss!) Got trapped in a rain/electrical storm on Sunday while on single track up north of Steamboat...got lost and...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-15-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 29,801
Posted By txbear55
There's "...a little rain" and then there's...

There's "...a little rain" and then there's "...hurricane remnant monsoon flash-flooding rains". All I can say is CRAP!
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