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Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-26-2015, 08:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 750
Posted By Bad_Weather
Great thread, I was waiting to see some pictures...

Great thread, I was waiting to see some pictures of someone that had butched up a 1290SA.
With some knobbies it's Gotta be better than a GSA off-road
I sold my 2011 990R after riding an 1190R, but...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-28-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 703
Posted By Bad_Weather
Kinda on opposite ends of the performance...

Kinda on opposite ends of the performance spectrum.

Ferrari --------------- KLR
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-23-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,603
Posted By Bad_Weather
Talking As a matter of fact I just sold my 990 because it...

As a matter of fact I just sold my 990 because it doesn't have 6 CPUs or enough horsepower and put a deposit on a 2015 1190 r

I am not offended about the name of this forum but I do think we need...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-25-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,484
Posted By Bad_Weather
Better yet, get a sticker of a skeleton and...

Better yet, get a sticker of a skeleton and shade in the bones you've broken while riding motorcycles. Might make for a better conversation than "so I see you've taken this bad boy to Nevada, how...
Forum: The Garage 05-01-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,633
Posted By Bad_Weather
+1 Aim the front tire of the first bike into...

+1

Aim the front tire of the first bike into the front corner of the truck bed.

Use a milk crate or bike stand to push the second bike back and get a good stagger for bar clearance.
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-02-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,177
Posted By Bad_Weather
I'm in

I did silvarado to Ortega hwy on Super Bowl Sunday, good ride.
That was my first trip through CNF, but I'm Down to explore.
I think this coming weekend could work.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-16-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 15,004
Posted By Bad_Weather
Talking Thanks bageera, that's pretty much the setup i...

Thanks bageera, that's pretty much the setup i was looking for.
Although I might use pioneer speaker grilles :D
And 2 squadrons ?????, that's a lot of light, go big or go home !

I'm hoping...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-16-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 15,004
Posted By Bad_Weather
Talking Thanks bageera, that's pretty much the setup i...

Thanks bageera, that's pretty much the setup i was looking for.
Although I might use pioneer speaker grilles :D
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-03-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,996
Posted By Bad_Weather
Free tkc80

If you're ever around HB, I pulled a decent tkc80 off the front of mine prob 70% tread left if you want to try a freebie before you spend $, I went to a 606 up front and ain't going back.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-31-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,996
Posted By Bad_Weather
Armourbl, You're getting much better advice...

Armourbl,

You're getting much better advice in this thread than in the "lower tire pressure for fire / gravel roads thread !

Guys there wanted to run 40 psi offroad......:huh......sheesh.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-31-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 15,004
Posted By Bad_Weather
2011 990 R At 4.2" it doesn't look like its...

2011 990 R

At 4.2" it doesn't look like its going to tuck in above the fender/ below the headlight very well.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-30-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 997
Posted By Bad_Weather
GOAZ is pretty high on themselves, they don't...

GOAZ is pretty high on themselves, they don't really want to deal, I only bought from them because they had a low mile 990R that was hard to find and it took two weeks of back and forth and walking...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-30-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 15,004
Posted By Bad_Weather
I'm looking at the 8" ONX to mount under the...

I'm looking at the 8" ONX to mount under the headlight of my 990 is that the best light choice ? Or would I be better off with two SII's?

Also couldn't find dimensions for the ONX (height x depth)...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-26-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 668
Posted By Bad_Weather
It's funny that on all the ktms I have, there is...

It's funny that on all the ktms I have, there is an adjustable stop, but the jap bikes I've owned, no such thing.
The only thing it would be useful for is if you have a non stock gas tank.
What...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-25-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 38,459
Posted By Bad_Weather
+ 1

+ 1
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-25-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,950
Posted By Bad_Weather
Everyone is saying don't lower pressure but no...

Everyone is saying don't lower pressure but no numbers.
What are u guys running ?
I'm new to the 990 but 30 psi feels pretty good front and rear with 606 / 909 combo
Forum: Face plant 01-22-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 20,021
Posted By Bad_Weather
It's not if we will crash but when ! We ride...

It's not if we will crash but when !
We ride these damn machines because they are dangerous which = fun,
The best we can do is dress for the crash not the ride.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-16-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 15,067
Posted By Bad_Weather
I think he's just a BMW guy f-ing with the OC...

I think he's just a BMW guy f-ing with the OC while he sits in Starbucks using the free wifi ............

I mean they won't let you buy a 990 if you have a man-gina will they ?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-13-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,187
Posted By Bad_Weather
Thanks for the info guys !!!

Thanks for the info guys !!!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-12-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,187
Posted By Bad_Weather
I'm going to head down or Rottweiler and make a...

I'm going to head down or Rottweiler and make a sizeable donation.
Question, do I need to buy tune ecu ; power commander or can the stock ecu be re flashed with a new map ? Does that require the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-12-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 10,756
Views: 882,382
Posted By Bad_Weather
Is there better access from the OC side than...

Is there better access from the OC side than silvarado cyn.
Coming from HB so don't really want to slab it all the way down to Ortega.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-03-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 8,427
Posted By Bad_Weather
I could see that being the case with significant...

I could see that being the case with significant weight transfer to the front wheel, perhaps while braking or backing off of the throttle, but I don't see that happening in deep sand where good...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-30-2013, 07:07 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 8,427
Posted By Bad_Weather
I think where the damper will help is the...

I think where the damper will help is the softball sized rock that you hit hard that tries to rip the bars from your hands, I run them on my little bikes for high speed desert stuff and they do work....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-29-2013, 05:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,102
Posted By Bad_Weather
I'm 5-10 I have a 2011 990 R 245mm travel, I was...

I'm 5-10 I have a 2011 990 R 245mm travel, I was worried about getting the R but glad I did. My buddy bought a 2013 990 Baja, had it re-valveed and heavier springs, it helped but he's going to raise...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-23-2013, 03:46 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,923
Posted By Bad_Weather
Just remember, parts is just parts, the magic is...

Just remember, parts is just parts, the magic is in the valving.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-22-2013, 07:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,417
Posted By Bad_Weather
Drill the holes ! , show everyone that you're a...

Drill the holes ! , show everyone that you're a rebel AND save 15 bux.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-21-2013, 02:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,132
Posted By Bad_Weather
+1 606's are awesome in the dirt, still get...

+1

606's are awesome in the dirt, still get some wobble at about 90 , I took off a perfectly good TKC 80 cuz it sucked on dirt.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-05-2013, 05:21 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 11,729
Posted By Bad_Weather
Thumb You guys talked me out of getting them.

Personally I like the look of them, and was ready to order some but eh, the argument against just saved me some dough.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-05-2013, 03:28 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,953
Posted By Bad_Weather
Only two places the %'s matter: 1. Bike...

Only two places the %'s matter:

1. Bike setup -- where do you want it to perform.

2. Trying to let everyone on the thread know how "Hard Core" you are.

I just picked up a 990R that I'm...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-03-2013, 07:12 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 12,220
Posted By Bad_Weather
I think for a lot of guys, the idea of having...

I think for a lot of guys, the idea of having these bikes is being able to slab it to the dirt and for us in so cal it's 60-130 miles to our preferred flavor of soil, so having significant headshake...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-15-2013, 11:17 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,782
Posted By Bad_Weather
Eh? Unfortunately, I do think I have the skills and...

Unfortunately, I do think I have the skills and thats what makes the decision difficult, i see what some of you lunatics can do with these bikes and am eager to join the gnarley, i just want to get...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-15-2013, 09:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,782
Posted By Bad_Weather
What years were extended travel models an "S" and...

What years were extended travel models an "S" and when did it change to "R" ?

Are the S and R models the same amount of travel ?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-15-2013, 08:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,782
Posted By Bad_Weather
I think with the R I would have the option of...

I think with the R I would have the option of lowering it at the same time as a re-valve, if I find its too tall and get tired of tipping over every time I stop. :muutt
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-14-2013, 09:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,760
Posted By Bad_Weather
Iiiiiiiiiii LIKE IT !......... Great thread ...

Iiiiiiiiiii LIKE IT !......... Great thread

Remind me not to buy a used bike from these guys !
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-14-2013, 07:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,782
Posted By Bad_Weather
I'm 33-34" inseam so my buddy's Baja didn't feel...

I'm 33-34" inseam so my buddy's Baja didn't feel too tall but it has a stepped seat (stock) so I don't know if that = cut down from standard seat. However, I do realize I'm going to be dropping the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-14-2013, 07:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,782
Posted By Bad_Weather
Eh? :evil NOW I know, the R or S is the way to go, I...

:evil NOW I know, the R or S is the way to go, I will probably try to ride it like a 500, I tried my buddy's 13' Baja and it felt great so as much as I like the blue and orange I will probably get an...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-14-2013, 04:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,782
Posted By Bad_Weather
Is the extra suspension worth it ?

I'm set on picking up a 990 in the next few weeks and have been looking at some 2010 - 2011 R models, the question is, at 5'-11" is the R model suspension worth the extra height ? Anyone who has...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-11-2013, 08:20 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,327
Posted By Bad_Weather
990 now

Same boat as you, but I'm going used 990 now, its a known commodity .

Let the 1190 prove itself and think about a 2015 model........

My .02
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-09-2013, 08:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 805
Posted By Bad_Weather
That's abs for ya

Had a HD street glide with abs and when in a corner and the ABS engages, feels like you accelerate a bit and the suspension unloads which stands the bike up which pushes you waaaaay wide on your...
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