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Forum: Equipment 01-09-2015, 11:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,343
Posted By EdGear
I've had both the Sidi Discovery and Adventure...

I've had both the Sidi Discovery and Adventure Rain. Both are comfortable good boots. The Adv Rains have much better protection.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-25-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,044
Posted By EdGear
I've ridden both the 1190 and 1190R and they are...

I've ridden both the 1190 and 1190R and they are great bikes.

The 950 is also a great bike. The carb'd no ABS 950 is something you are more likely to fix in the middle of nowhere. Any new bike...
Forum: Vendors 09-10-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,237
Posted By EdGear
not saying anything about the ebay store but...

not saying anything about the ebay store but Nomar has them for less
http://www.nomartirechanger.com/category_s/45.htm
Forum: Vendors 07-17-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 3,176
Views: 566,031
Posted By EdGear
Hi Chris Look for a web form on your site...

Hi Chris
Look for a web form on your site shortly
Thanks
Forum: Vendors 07-17-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 3,176
Views: 566,031
Posted By EdGear
950 Adv S off road rear wheel

Hi Woody
I bought one of your 19/17 Caponord wheel sets from an inmate here.
They are great!
This leaves my 21/18 wheels targeted for long tours with more off road.
I'd like to be able to run...
Forum: Vendors 06-27-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 11,732
Posted By EdGear
You might want to consider using a light colored...

You might want to consider using a light colored powder coat on the inside. Would sure make finding things easier.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-26-2014, 12:34 AM
Replies: 339
Views: 43,910
Posted By EdGear
I've been a happy Rottweiler owner having one on...

I've been a happy Rottweiler owner having one on my 07 990. I like the throttle response the power and the growl.

There are a lot of 990 owners posting on this thread, not so many 950 owners.
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-24-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,223
Posted By EdGear
I'm loving my new to me 950 Adv S ...

I'm loving my new to me 950 Adv S

http://gbheron.smugmug.com/photos/i-SDp9HCp/0/L/i-SDp9HCp-L.jpg
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-02-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,054
Posted By EdGear
Interest to port to iOS

I understand that you have not ported to iOS because you don't have an iOS device to develop on.

If there were 10, 20 or 100 people with iOS devices they each would have to go out and buy an...
Forum: Thumpers 04-28-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 4,516
Views: 1,520,582
Posted By EdGear
Thats Lyndon Poskitt's modified 690 RFR, he'll...

Thats Lyndon Poskitt's modified 690 RFR,
he'll be riding the globe on that bike and entering it in rallies when he can.
Check out ...
Forum: Vendors 04-11-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 1,511
Views: 197,226
Posted By EdGear
Sideoff your explanation of the internal frame...

Sideoff your explanation of the internal frame and attachment to the pannier frame sounds pretty bomber and answers my questions very well.
You might want to consider metric hardware, who carries...
Forum: Vendors 04-10-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 1,511
Views: 197,226
Posted By EdGear
I'm very interested in your bags and the whole...

I'm very interested in your bags and the whole journey you have taken us though. I'm ready to buy.

From a design point of view I did not see and comments on how the bags attach to the bag frame. ...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-08-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 852
Posted By EdGear
The bikes with build dates 1/05 to 5/05 are...

The bikes with build dates 1/05 to 5/05 are called 2005.5
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-28-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 2,833
Views: 212,612
Posted By EdGear
I can't go this year so post lots of pictures. ...

I can't go this year so post lots of pictures.
How about a bunch of big bikes going up Lippincott.
Ride Safe
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-24-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 29,777
Posted By EdGear
Any riders from the Bay Area (CA) interested in...

Any riders from the Bay Area (CA) interested in riding out. DV is on the way. What else is good in NV, AZ, southern UT, CO and NM?
Forum: Vendors 03-20-2014, 01:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,171
Posted By EdGear
Now you need to make the matching base units. ...

Now you need to make the matching base units.
The base units are designed to break. There are threads on this.
See how the base bolt is machined very thin.
FAR the mirror manufacturer would...
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 714
Views: 242,205
Posted By EdGear
+1 on this idea, the K&N filters are a deal...

+1 on this idea, the K&N filters are a deal killer for me
Forum: Thumpers 01-31-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 714
Views: 242,205
Posted By EdGear
I'd be interested in buying one as well How...

I'd be interested in buying one as well
How good is that air filter?
Forum: Thumpers 01-24-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 4,516
Views: 1,520,582
Posted By EdGear
I'm in the market for aux tanks, looks like a...

I'm in the market for aux tanks, looks like a good idea.
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 4,516
Views: 1,520,582
Posted By EdGear
My new to me 2010 KTM 690 Enduro R ...

My new to me 2010 KTM 690 Enduro R

http://gbheron.smugmug.com/photos/i-5SGQzs2/0/L/i-5SGQzs2-L.jpg

http://gbheron.smugmug.com/photos/i-2fNDCxH/0/L/i-2fNDCxH-L.jpg
...
Forum: Thumpers 01-16-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 882
Views: 238,042
Posted By EdGear
Thanks cowchaser. I had heard some second hand...

Thanks cowchaser.
I had heard some second hand stories.
I wanted to hear first hand.
Forum: Thumpers 01-16-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 882
Views: 238,042
Posted By EdGear
How rugged are they

I'm considering buying the EVO 2 tanks for my 2010 690 Enduro R.
I read the entire thread and searched it too. No problem reports is a good thing.

Has anyone crashed with the EVO2 and how did...
Forum: Vendors 11-21-2013, 05:21 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,990
Posted By EdGear
I'd vote for Kwik Stand

I'd vote for Kwik Stand
Forum: Vendors 11-04-2013, 10:49 AM
Replies: 3,176
Views: 566,031
Posted By EdGear
Zach Thanks for the reply, sent you a PM

Zach
Thanks for the reply, sent you a PM
Forum: Equipment 11-02-2013, 05:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,168
Posted By EdGear
It comes with a collar that fills in the neck...

It comes with a collar that fills in the neck brace space so that you can wear it without a neck brace. Not a cover that encloses the neck brace.

Here is a link to the KTM neck brace cover...
Forum: Equipment 11-02-2013, 10:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,168
Posted By EdGear
Well I finally bought this jacket and it is quite...

Well I finally bought this jacket and it is quite nice. It is a shell you wear over your protection and has a tough nylon cordura type fabric. It works well with the Leatt neck brace. It has good...
Forum: Vendors 11-01-2013, 01:05 PM
Replies: 3,176
Views: 566,031
Posted By EdGear
Hi Woody I had lots of fun in Death Valley...

Hi Woody

I had lots of fun in Death Valley last weekend. 350 miles in three days.
Southpass, Lippincott, White Top, Hunter, Darwin, Centennial Flats, Cerro Gordo, Salt Tram,
Panamint wash to...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-02-2013, 11:35 AM
Replies: 1,662
Views: 138,180
Posted By EdGear
Since the July 29th monsoons Saline Valley North...

Since the July 29th monsoons Saline Valley North and South and Panamint Valley roads are "closed". What does this mean for dual sport/ adventure riding?

Are there physical barricades across the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-13-2013, 10:54 PM
Replies: 649
Views: 75,749
Posted By EdGear
StevefrmGV - did you go through or around on 134?

StevefrmGV - did you go through or around on 134?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-13-2013, 09:25 PM
Replies: 649
Views: 75,749
Posted By EdGear
If you Rally riders are checking this thread, how...

If you Rally riders are checking this thread, how about telling us the conditions of the loops you road today.

Loop Distance Name
1 109mi Deep Creek, California Park, Wolf Mt. (MUD,...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-27-2013, 11:41 AM
Replies: 649
Views: 75,749
Posted By EdGear
Anyone know what ride loops will be offered on...

Anyone know what ride loops will be offered on Friday and Saturday?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-24-2013, 02:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,188
Posted By EdGear
There are several posts on putting studs by the...

There are several posts on putting studs by the oil tank cover.

I summarized them here
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=16147045&postcount=2881

If you look at the link I took a...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-06-2013, 06:24 PM
Replies: 649
Views: 75,749
Posted By EdGear
I'm IN I'll be flying into Denver, working a...

I'm IN

I'll be flying into Denver, working a few days then renting a 990 Dakar from House of Motorrad in Boulder.

I'll be riding to Steamboat Springs Thursday after lunch. Any riders from the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-17-2013, 06:23 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,761
Posted By EdGear
Hmmm, time for the long way home

Hmmm, time for the long way home
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-17-2013, 12:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 709
Posted By EdGear
I have the HB racks for the STD ALU cases and can...

I have the HB racks for the STD ALU cases and can answer questions

PDF in German can be found by searching for "650.785 00 01 schwarz"

Google translation of one of those pages

Porter KTM...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-14-2013, 10:28 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,737
Posted By EdGear
I have an 07 990 with 16 - 42 gearing that had...

I have an 07 990 with 16 - 42 gearing that had twin Akras and the Akra map and got 25mpg. Was like being strapped to a rocket.

I went to a 2 into 1 with single Akra and the stock map and added an...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-12-2013, 12:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,276
Posted By EdGear
My 07 990 stock had 17-42, the PO changed to...

My 07 990 stock had 17-42, the PO changed to 16-42. That was fine for me for the last 15,000 miles.

This week I replaced the tired old chain and sprockets with 17-45 and it feels like a new bike....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-11-2013, 04:50 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,568
Posted By EdGear
My new to me 990 Adv came with a full suede...

My new to me 990 Adv came with a full suede Renazco seat, very nice, 350 - 500 mile days are not problem. After commuting to work leaving it in the sun daily it started to fade. Jim made me a...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-11-2013, 04:32 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,763
Posted By EdGear
My 990 had venting problems and barfed fuel,...

My 990 had venting problems and barfed fuel, while parked, after filling up on a hot day.

You can get a nice vent kit from Adventure Machines for $20 that includes vent lines and in-line fuel...
Forum: Vendors 05-21-2013, 02:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,023
Posted By EdGear
Nice set of bikes, your fairing looks good on...

Nice set of bikes, your fairing looks good on that XR.
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