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Forum: Thumpers Today, 08:03 AM
Replies: 22,824
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Posted By jtbek
Truer words were never spoken.

Truer words were never spoken.
Forum: Thumpers 05-18-2015, 09:11 PM
Replies: 22,824
Views: 2,835,499
Posted By jtbek
Is the green wire mod still a thing on the 2015...

Is the green wire mod still a thing on the 2015 model?
Forum: Thumpers 05-18-2015, 04:08 PM
Replies: 4,970
Views: 1,728,833
Posted By jtbek
I got a white one. :evil ...

I got a white one. :evil

http://41.media.tumblr.com/223250c6587d92fbf12f2720facdcee9/tumblr_nokhl2xy491qicta3o1_1280.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 05-18-2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 598
Views: 59,186
Posted By jtbek
Is the green wire mod still a thing on the 2015...

Is the green wire mod still a thing on the 2015 model?
Forum: Thumpers 05-11-2015, 08:19 AM
Replies: 598
Views: 59,186
Posted By jtbek
Picked up my 690 on Saturday! So one...

Picked up my 690 on Saturday!

So one question, when I got my 990, there were two items I knew I needed to replace/add right away; replace the skid plate and add a sidestand bracket to prevent...
Forum: Thumpers 05-05-2015, 07:44 PM
Replies: 598
Views: 59,186
Posted By jtbek
Thanks for the clarity dudes. I'm going from a...

Thanks for the clarity dudes. I'm going from a 990R to a 690 this week. Super pumped.
Forum: Thumpers 05-05-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 598
Views: 59,186
Posted By jtbek
Can you pull the graphics off or are they under...

Can you pull the graphics off or are they under clearcoat?
Forum: Thumpers 05-02-2015, 10:36 AM
Replies: 656
Views: 140,135
Posted By jtbek
Hi Fellow Husky owners. Simple question, one...

Hi Fellow Husky owners.

Simple question, one I'm sure has been beaten to death but I've been unable to read a definitive answer or guiding hand of experience on the issue.

I'm looking for an...
Forum: Thumpers 04-04-2015, 07:34 AM
Replies: 27,065
Views: 3,967,664
Posted By jtbek
Awesome thank you, and for the small parts; the...

Awesome thank you, and for the small parts; the oil filters and stuff like that, is it just a matter of a few phone calls to get what I need, or does it require forward planning and a certain amount...
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2015, 11:37 PM
Replies: 27,065
Views: 3,967,664
Posted By jtbek
I've read back a few pages, so forgive the total...

I've read back a few pages, so forgive the total newb question, but is buying a used 2006 TE610 right now a foolish decision? I've got a bike lined up that is affordable and has 13k in mileage. I've...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 09-04-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 781
Views: 180,729
Posted By jtbek
Love seeing it back from paint and powder, looks...

Love seeing it back from paint and powder, looks incredible.
Forum: Thumpers 08-15-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 926
Posted By jtbek
Very cool—wife bike!

Very cool—wife bike!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-11-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 9,271
Posted By jtbek
So which 990 exhausts are USFS? I've got dual...

So which 990 exhausts are USFS? I've got dual Akros and they're kind of useless to me, as they don't have sparkies. :cry
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-09-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 12,122
Views: 2,680,195
Posted By jtbek
High Fender! :clap ...

High Fender! :clap

http://38.media.tumblr.com/19c1b1f66c9819d77585063a31bf3707/tumblr_na1ug42Z021qicta3o1_1280.jpg
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-08-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,485
Posted By jtbek
Weld86. Was so impressed when I got it.

Weld86. Was so impressed when I got it.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-24-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 12,122
Views: 2,680,195
Posted By jtbek
Today I had a pair of new K60s mounted on the...

Today I had a pair of new K60s mounted on the 990R, ordered a high fender kit along with some brackets from a fellow inmate, and Friday my Weld skid plate and sidestand kit show up. Super stoked!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-23-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 926
Posted By jtbek
CJ did indeed, but for the older non-carbon...

CJ did indeed, but for the older non-carbon version. Even those he has put on hiatus until he accrues at least 20 orders.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-23-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 926
Posted By jtbek
Thanks Laramie LC4 I would appreciate. Akro USA...

Thanks Laramie LC4 I would appreciate. Akro USA has been non-responsive.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-22-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,183
Posted By jtbek
That white KTM on the white background above is...

That white KTM on the white background above is winning.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-22-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 926
Posted By jtbek
Akros and the need for sparkies on a 990R

Hi,

Foreword: I've done the requisite searching, most material found is quite dated.

I recently bought a 990R with the dual Akro Evo silencers with carbon endcaps. The PO did not have the quiet...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-21-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 5,352
Views: 535,423
Posted By jtbek
Thanks for the suggestions on a day ride—and the...

Thanks for the suggestions on a day ride—and the cautionary warning. I realized that I was missing the "990 essentials" otherwise known as skidplate and sidestand relocator, so I kept to the...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-17-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 5,352
Views: 535,423
Posted By jtbek
Can anyone suggest a good day trip from Oakland...

Can anyone suggest a good day trip from Oakland (in any direction) that will give me fun pavement and some dirt/fireroads/etc of a moderate skill level (not newb but not super vet)?

As a long-time...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-17-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 19,620
Views: 8,290,597
Posted By jtbek
New bike for me, 2011 Adventure R, just brought...

New bike for me, 2011 Adventure R, just brought it home, 8,300 miles on the odo. So super stoked.

http://38.media.tumblr.com/154dfa89dc543f82dc68695dd506ea0e/tumblr_n8vprsFlyR1qicta3o1_1280.jpg
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-14-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,935
Posted By jtbek
Some useful info here, thanks!

Some useful info here, thanks!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-13-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,935
Posted By jtbek
What essential items (tools, spares, etc.) do you take on your 950/990?

Hi,

As a new 990 owner, I just wanted to learn from your experience about the essential, must-haves for day to day multi-modal riding. I'm very curious about what you guys have learned to keep on...
Forum: Equipment 07-06-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,415
Posted By jtbek
In my opinion, http://www.statewidelist.com/ is...

In my opinion, http://www.statewidelist.com/ is better than ^
Forum: Thumpers 07-03-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 806
Posted By jtbek
Can we talk about KTM 690 Enduros and Me?

Hi,

I want some worthless advice and cheaper opinions please. I have recently convinced myself I need a 950/990 Adventure, and maybe I do. Sometimes though I'm concerned I really just like what...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-29-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,051
Posted By jtbek
Appreciate it the responses. Definitely moving...

Appreciate it the responses. Definitely moving forward with the deal, so we'll see. I saw the poor seat install from the photos as well, shameful. Luckily SPS is down the street so the suspension...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-29-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,051
Posted By jtbek
Hopeful Sunday bump. Working out a deal with...

Hopeful Sunday bump. Working out a deal with dealer, and one last attempt at finding prior owner.

Thanks.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-27-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 12,122
Views: 2,680,195
Posted By jtbek
Ludicrous, I love it.

Ludicrous, I love it.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-25-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,051
Posted By jtbek
Can anyone ID this used 990 in Arizona?

Hi Guys!

Long-time reader, newb poster. I've been shopping for a 990 for the past month or so, and this one recently popped up at RideNow. I've been on the forum long enough now to recognize...
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 12,822
Views: 2,499,272
Posted By jtbek
Has anyone made a rad aftermarket gas cap for us...

Has anyone made a rad aftermarket gas cap for us yet, that isn't the lame chrome oem piece?
Forum: Thumpers 06-17-2013, 11:12 AM
Replies: 12,822
Views: 2,499,272
Posted By jtbek
Has anyone found a better gas cap yet? :) One...

Has anyone found a better gas cap yet? :) One that doesn't look like a reject from a cruiser?
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2012, 05:52 PM
Replies: 12,822
Views: 2,499,272
Posted By jtbek
pics never hurt. :1drink

pics never hurt. :1drink
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2012, 02:23 PM
Replies: 12,822
Views: 2,499,272
Posted By jtbek
nice to see a pipe in that photo, lets hope it...

nice to see a pipe in that photo, lets hope it will be forthcoming
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2012, 12:59 PM
Replies: 12,822
Views: 2,499,272
Posted By jtbek
RideApart video with the new 250L. ...

RideApart video with the new 250L.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jx1rlj2x0U8&feature=share&list=PL061D914B66D2A0AF
Forum: Thumpers 11-14-2012, 04:13 PM
Replies: 12,822
Views: 2,499,272
Posted By jtbek
Bummer, I was really planning on being able to...

Bummer, I was really planning on being able to buy some black plastics from Acerbis eventually. Lame.
Forum: Thumpers 11-08-2012, 09:12 AM
Replies: 1,708
Views: 477,020
Posted By jtbek
Wow where to get the black plastics!? :clap

Wow where to get the black plastics!? :clap
Forum: Thumpers 11-01-2012, 08:25 AM
Replies: 12,822
Views: 2,499,272
Posted By jtbek
I have some questions too. Not saying its bunk,...

I have some questions too. Not saying its bunk, but I would like a more professional and detailed approach—example showing max gains in the power band on the chart, dyno'ing with a slick, showing...
Forum: Thumpers 10-26-2012, 03:26 PM
Replies: 12,822
Views: 2,499,272
Posted By jtbek
+1

+1
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