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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-28-2012, 10:30 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,373
Posted By DetR6oit
I have tried both ways. With little to no...

I have tried both ways. With little to no lubing, my last DID X ring lasted only a little over 10k miles. That was with new sprockets at the same time. With lubing constantly I got much closer to...
Forum: Americas 03-01-2012, 11:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 660
Posted By DetR6oit
carmacks, pelly crossing and then the one right...

carmacks, pelly crossing and then the one right at the start of the dempster. Probably more I dont remember. Don't remember any stretches in this section that were worrying for me carrying 8...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-22-2011, 05:23 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,039
Posted By DetR6oit
How are they taking care of issues? I did buy my...

How are they taking care of issues? I did buy my tire from you last month and mine came apart. Pictures are in this thread. I wasn't sure if it was worthwhile complaining because I did get to use...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-15-2011, 11:55 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,039
Posted By DetR6oit
Its started cracking around the base of the lugs...

Its started cracking around the base of the lugs after only a couple thousand miles and no freeway. I rode easy on it specifically because of the cracking and it didnt come apart till after 7000...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-15-2011, 05:23 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,039
Posted By DetR6oit
I just had mine come apart on me two weeks ago. ...

I just had mine come apart on me two weeks ago. Really screwed me as I was 1000 miles from home yet and had to buy a $240 street tire to get home

posted about it here...
Forum: Equipment 09-06-2011, 05:53 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 22,914
Posted By DetR6oit
I just had one come apart on me. Put it on in...

I just had one come apart on me. Put it on in Saskatoon Saskatchewan on the way up to Alaska, after maybe a couple thousand miles it started cracking around the base of the lugs in Alaska or...
Forum: Canada 09-03-2011, 01:56 AM
Replies: 5,058
Views: 418,480
Posted By DetR6oit
Figured I would ask on the off chance but does...

Figured I would ask on the off chance but does anyone have a new or used tire for a rear 18" wheel in a 150 or 140 size so that it that will fit a KTM adventure? Just need something that will get me...
Forum: Canada 08-22-2011, 10:21 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,752
Posted By DetR6oit
They did have one. Bike is back up and running. ...

They did have one. Bike is back up and running. Thanks.
Forum: Canada 08-21-2011, 10:29 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,752
Posted By DetR6oit
Do you guys have any recommendations on where the...

Do you guys have any recommendations on where the most likely place would be to get a battery for a KTM Adventure local? Im stuck at 39th and idylwyld and I am thinking/hoping its my week old shorai...
Forum: Vendors 08-18-2011, 08:54 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 41,959
Posted By DetR6oit
Got my tire today. Fast shipping just in time...

Got my tire today. Fast shipping just in time for my trip, and great price. thanks.


Matt
Forum: Americas 08-16-2011, 06:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,587
Posted By DetR6oit
If I am understanding your point correctly, I...

If I am understanding your point correctly, I strongly disagree. It is definitely worth finding out if there are good off road routes in national parks. While many if not most national parks have...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-24-2011, 08:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,711
Posted By DetR6oit
Some people add an extra fuel tank in the space...

Some people add an extra fuel tank in the space gained. That and weight like you said are the most common reasons
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-01-2011, 11:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 891
Posted By DetR6oit
While everyone likes to rag on Detroit I really...

While everyone likes to rag on Detroit I really enjoy the downtown area. I go downtown at least once a week, and I was even down there last night. I dont think you really have to worry about the...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-01-2011, 11:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 891
Posted By DetR6oit
You can get a room at the renaissance center for...

You can get a room at the renaissance center for around $100 a night out the door, by doing a bid on priceline.com for a 4 star hotel downtown. Bid around $80-85 and with fees it will be $100 or so.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-26-2011, 04:52 PM
Replies: 11,590
Views: 916,811
Posted By DetR6oit
I might head down. It pretty close for me so...

I might head down. It pretty close for me so might as well
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-09-2010, 01:34 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 25,389
Posted By DetR6oit
info is in the EXIF. Doesn't say the lens...

info is in the EXIF. Doesn't say the lens specifically though

Camera Maker: NIKON CORPORATION
Camera Model: NIKON D700
Image Date: 2009:10:17 17:03:48
Focal Length: 240.0mm
Aperture: f/4.0...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-23-2010, 04:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 715
Posted By DetR6oit
When my filters were clogged it did the exact...

When my filters were clogged it did the exact same thing. Debris builds up when running but when you shut it off, some particles can fall away from the filter. Shaking the bike side to side to...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-10-2010, 03:16 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,492
Posted By DetR6oit
I think this is the biggest problem with...

I think this is the biggest problem with comparing and also like mentioned before, in different areas the different mixes of gas will give different results. I personally went around 65 miles on the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-03-2010, 03:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 839
Posted By DetR6oit
$84 ...

$84
http://www.powersportswarehouse.com/fiche_select2.asp?category=MOTORCYCLES&make=KTM&year=2008&fveh=23390&mfg=KTM&partnumber=61007090000
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-19-2010, 05:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,149
Posted By DetR6oit
I have been trying different oils and weights to...

I have been trying different oils and weights to see if I could improve my startup clatter. Last change I put in Mobil one "V-twin" 20w-50 and it completely eliminated all of my start up clatter....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-17-2010, 03:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,294
Posted By DetR6oit
thats the way mine warped but luckily they...

thats the way mine warped but luckily they replaced it under warranty. Did you keep all the other bolts loose on the tank to allow wiggle room? I think another trick I used temporarily was to pry...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-05-2010, 02:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,733
Posted By DetR6oit
You can even clean that last screen without...

You can even clean that last screen without taking the tank off. It takes the right combo of extensions to get a ratchet in there right but after doing it a few times its really not that hard either.
Forum: Americas 08-02-2010, 07:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 720
Posted By DetR6oit
I have only ridden that part along the coast from...

I have only ridden that part along the coast from Quebec city to Riviere Du Loup. The whole peninsula east of there is really popular with people on here though and there are many ride reports where...
Forum: Americas 08-02-2010, 04:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 720
Posted By DetR6oit
your chance of encountering a person biased...

your chance of encountering a person biased against americans in quebec, is about the same as running into a a grouchy person anywhere. In general they are as nice as anyone else in Canada or the...
Forum: Americas 08-02-2010, 04:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,420
Posted By DetR6oit
its actually not too bad a pace from the border...

its actually not too bad a pace from the border in brownsville to tampico the first night, then Veracruz the next day. Its means keeping a solid pace with no major stops but its not really a hard...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-28-2010, 08:37 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 8,888
Posted By DetR6oit
First off its good to hear you are alright...

First off its good to hear you are alright because that is a very dangerous situation. In April I watched my friend have this happen to him traveling 70mph when it started on his BMW F650. He tried...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-16-2010, 11:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 630
Posted By DetR6oit
nope spacing the sensor out in the rear disables...

nope spacing the sensor out in the rear disables it all.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-12-2010, 09:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 818
Posted By DetR6oit
$84 here ...

$84 here

http://www.powersportswarehouse.com/fiche_select2.asp?category=MOTORCYCLES&make=KTM&year=2008&fveh=23390&mfg=KTM&partnumber=61007090000
Forum: Ride reports 07-09-2010, 02:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,591
Posted By DetR6oit
There were some areas that were pretty windy in...

There were some areas that were pretty windy in between the border and tampico but nothing too crazy. Obviously the wosrt where its just open fields next to you. Everywhere else was nice once we...
Forum: Ride reports 07-09-2010, 01:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,591
Posted By DetR6oit
No set date still trying to work out some money...

No set date still trying to work out some money to do it. Not working right now so its kind of a pain, but thats also why I want to do another one while I have the free time before I get back into...
Forum: Ride reports 07-09-2010, 08:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,591
Posted By DetR6oit
Yeah pretty much the same as normal and ready for...

Yeah pretty much the same as normal and ready for another bike trip again already. Looks like you decided on a BMW huh? How you liking that so far?
Forum: Ride reports 07-08-2010, 03:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,591
Posted By DetR6oit
wow that dropped off quick

wow that dropped off quick
Forum: Ride reports 07-06-2010, 09:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,591
Posted By DetR6oit
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-06-2010, 02:10 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 12,136
Posted By DetR6oit
I agree especially because its happened to me on...

I agree especially because its happened to me on my 990. Was offroad though. I hit a small jump, and then landing it kicked up weird when it hit a small hole, and threw me forward. Had my shield...
Forum: Americas 07-05-2010, 01:55 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,388
Posted By DetR6oit
I took the North sydney to port Aux basques ferry...

I took the North sydney to port Aux basques ferry and they supplied straps. Dont remember them being too bad. I put one around the front wheel pulling forward, another through the back wheel...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-30-2010, 01:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,180
Posted By DetR6oit
my 08 has it on a few of the fasteners too

my 08 has it on a few of the fasteners too
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-28-2010, 04:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,917
Posted By DetR6oit
hold the top button down for 10-15 seconds.

hold the top button down for 10-15 seconds.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-21-2010, 11:59 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 21,309
Posted By DetR6oit
taken it at higher speeds yet? just curious if...

taken it at higher speeds yet? just curious if it has any squirrelyness that the 908 sometimes causes on the lc8 bikes
Forum: Ride reports 06-09-2010, 10:29 AM
Replies: 407
Views: 230,592
Posted By DetR6oit
awesome trip report as always. Very rarely do I...

awesome trip report as always. Very rarely do I actually read everything written in a trip report but you are always get me reading every word.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-08-2010, 11:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 541
Posted By DetR6oit
Should a chain have side to side play on a sprocket?

Got a new chain and sprocket set from sprocketcenter.com as a set for the adventure like in the link below...
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