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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-18-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 666
Posted By Sikorsky
Shortly after I posted the thread I disconnected...

Shortly after I posted the thread I disconnected the Lambda at the plug.

Ignition on, no codes. Start the bike, no codes.

I put it back together, still all good.

I've sent a note to the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-17-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 666
Posted By Sikorsky
Lambda Sensor-is it needed?

So like the ham fisted wrench monkey that I am, I managed to pinch the wires of the Lambda Sensor (O2 sensor) in the clamp for the crash bars on my 2013 Adventure.

The bike has been tuned by ECU...
Forum: Canada 05-15-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,435
Posted By Sikorsky
Don't worry about wolves, they don't like to be...

Don't worry about wolves, they don't like to be around people. Educate yourself on how to behave in bear country. A woman in Bella Coola got a grizzly back I. 1987 that was 23 3/4 inches across the...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-15-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 459
Posted By Sikorsky
I see the motto for the town is "One day just...

I see the motto for the town is "One day just isn't enough". I think my dad will add "And two are too damn long."

It's supposed to get down to 35 deg F tonight. He said he's going through the...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-15-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 459
Posted By Sikorsky
LOL! :rofl :rofl Looks like there either...

LOL! :rofl :rofl

Looks like there either isn't many people in this regional forum or there is bugger all to do in this part of South Dakota.

Seeing this is the highway camera from...
Forum: Road warriors 05-14-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,665
Posted By Sikorsky
I thought this trend had run it's course. ...

I thought this trend had run it's course.

Not my cup of tea, never have been. I've ridden H-D's finest and was underwhelmed. Same with the Metric offerings. The limitations of a stock "cruiser" or...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-14-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 459
Posted By Sikorsky
HELP! Killing time in Chamberlain!

Looking for some input as to what to do between Rapid City and Sioux falls.

My father (73 years old) was on his way from New Brunswick to British Columbia when the engine in his Hyundai gave up...
Forum: Ride reports 03-07-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 687
Views: 122,546
Posted By Sikorsky
Outstanding RR ......... so many of the pictures...

Outstanding RR ......... so many of the pictures bring back tons of memories from the Mrs and I rode through two-up.

We stayed here as well, parked in the exact same spot and loved the town.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-07-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,046
Posted By Sikorsky
I spend a lot of time driving, riding and...

I spend a lot of time driving, riding and shopping in Washington. Randy's Offroad are the guys that have $5000 of my money that was spent on a 2012 Tacoma. Great shop and much better prices than up...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-22-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 11,189
Views: 2,389,607
Posted By Sikorsky
Geez, I'm 6' with a 32" inseam ....... no way I'm...

Geez, I'm 6' with a 32" inseam ....... no way I'm ever gonna flat foot my non S model.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-22-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 11,189
Views: 2,389,607
Posted By Sikorsky
:eek1 :eek1 How tall are you!!!!!

:eek1 :eek1 How tall are you!!!!!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-20-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 11,189
Views: 2,389,607
Posted By Sikorsky
I've been puttering on it for about three weeks....

I've been puttering on it for about three weeks. A few hours per night as a nice way to relieve some daily stresses. And thanks for your help, LL. :freaky





I used this combo ............
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-20-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 11,189
Views: 2,389,607
Posted By Sikorsky
Finally!

Finished my winter mod list and got her all back together today. Fired up immediately with no codes ...... I'm pretty damn happy since I had never been under the tanks before!

Work done:
1)...
Forum: Thumpers 02-19-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 13,422
Posted By Sikorsky
It is so painfully obvious that this was been...

It is so painfully obvious that this was been written by someone who has never, ever been in a physical confrontation. But they have seen a lot of TV and movies.

Deserving of a three facepalm...
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 13,422
Posted By Sikorsky
:rofl :rofl :rofl :rofl Hey, Piggly...

:rofl :rofl :rofl :rofl

Hey, Piggly Wiggly and Napa can be a scarey place at 8 PM!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xxng-poJjN4
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 13,422
Posted By Sikorsky
I don't know what's stinking this thread up more,...

I don't know what's stinking this thread up more, pharmacy-supplied testosterone or insecurity.

:lol3 :lol3 :lol3
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-16-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,128
Posted By Sikorsky
Looking at this thread after installing my KTM...

Looking at this thread after installing my KTM Hardparts grips. It took me a few tries to figure out what borborymus meant ........

The wee KTM provided schematic is tough to read, especially...
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 13,422
Posted By Sikorsky
Truly an impressive group of manly men buying and...

Truly an impressive group of manly men buying and selling motorcycles. I should thank my lucky stars having made it this far unscathed.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-14-2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 772
Posted By Sikorsky
It's becoming clearer ....... thanks to everyone...

It's becoming clearer ....... thanks to everyone and repeated searches. :clap

Thanks everybody! :freaky
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-14-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 772
Posted By Sikorsky
Hey guys; Thanks for the info so far. I too...

Hey guys;

Thanks for the info so far. I too am surprised that there hasn't been more replies.

I realize that perhaps uncorked overflows over exhaust headers isn't the best of ideas ....... I...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-14-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,046
Posted By Sikorsky
There is a 30%-40% surcharge on all ICBC...

There is a 30%-40% surcharge on all ICBC insurance for the pleasure of living in the LMD .......... :eek1
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-14-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 772
Posted By Sikorsky
Fuel tank lines

So as I'm putting the beastie (2013 990 Adventure) back together after an SAS removal, Rottweiler airbox install and cannisterectomy. I have some questions concerning that myriad of rubber lines on...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-11-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 20,686
Posted By Sikorsky
Yeah, I'm feeling the same way. Each time I log...

Yeah, I'm feeling the same way. Each time I log on I have to search through 1190 threads that have no interest to me. It's gotten to be too much. There is lot's of other good sections on here so the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-11-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,461
Posted By Sikorsky
Count me in on this opinion as well. I've never...

Count me in on this opinion as well. I've never ridden hard or fast at night, even on my sport bikes. When it's dark, I'm quite happy to putter along. But those driving lights are awesome and a...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-09-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,245
Posted By Sikorsky
Thanks for the thread and the tip on where to get...

Thanks for the thread and the tip on where to get that foam. :clap
Forum: Canada 02-06-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 837
Posted By Sikorsky
The Moncton Motorcycle Show was the first bike...

The Moncton Motorcycle Show was the first bike show I had ever been to.

If I had a scanner I'd put up photos of a 130 lb skinny kid sitting the the street squirrel's weapon of choice, the RD350 LC...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-02-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 626
Posted By Sikorsky
Money isn't a major concern however the size of...

Money isn't a major concern however the size of the TT mount and the associated weight is.

I'll need the Garmin Rugged Mount regardless, I just need to fab up an interface between it and the KTM...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-31-2014, 11:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,328
Posted By Sikorsky
My time was spent with the 61 and the BO-105CBS....

My time was spent with the 61 and the BO-105CBS. Type endorsed on the AStar and 206 as well ....... and it was in maintenance, down and dirty; not the glamorous stuff.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-31-2014, 11:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,328
Posted By Sikorsky
Looks like I'll pop one bolt in that forward...

Looks like I'll pop one bolt in that forward throttle body vacuum port and call it a day.

I'm going to trailer the bike down to Nels Byerdorf at 2Wheels Dynoworks in Lynnwood, WA to have it dyno's...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-31-2014, 10:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,328
Posted By Sikorsky
Thanks Odie, that does help. Did you connect...

Thanks Odie, that does help.

Did you connect the two vacuum points to each other? I have the rear one hooked to provide vacuum to my Scotoiler.

All those bit and bobs on the front end of the...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-31-2014, 10:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 626
Posted By Sikorsky
Mount Info needed.

I bought a 2013 KTM 990 Baja Edition late last year. One of the goodies it came with was the KTM GPS mount, P/N60112092150.

Once the thin end of the wedge was placed in my wallet, out popped...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-31-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,328
Posted By Sikorsky
Yay Rottweiler!

In my grubby little hands I have a wonderful CPR Trio from Rottweiler. I gotta give a thumbs up to Chris for going out of his way in providing utterly fantastic customer service. So now there is the...
Forum: Ride reports 01-27-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 19,273
Posted By Sikorsky
What a fantastic ride report .............. what...

What a fantastic ride report .............. what a great piece of riding to share, thanks a ton!
Forum: Canada 01-19-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 779
Posted By Sikorsky
I've done it southbound in December in time to...

I've done it southbound in December in time to have New Years dinner in El Rosarto, BCN. Then northbound again in February. I was stuck to a very tight schedule for both ends of my trip, but if you...
Forum: Ride reports 01-19-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 650
Views: 74,803
Posted By Sikorsky
Message received. The shutting of the mouth will...

Message received. The shutting of the mouth will commence. :freaky
Forum: Ride reports 01-19-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 650
Views: 74,803
Posted By Sikorsky
Oh heavens. The drama. The inhumanity. So...

Oh heavens. The drama. The inhumanity.

So deal with it, ace.

http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=unkIVvjZc9Y
Forum: Ride reports 01-19-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 650
Views: 74,803
Posted By Sikorsky
I gotta say I am absolutely astounded. I have...

I gotta say I am absolutely astounded. I have read on advrider for years of people stuck in Baja, in Columbia, Libya or Rwanda and who through the assistance on this website have been on their way in...
Forum: The Garage 01-19-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,652
Posted By Sikorsky
I've used a plain house hold deep freeze and a...

I've used a plain house hold deep freeze and a heat gun on low to install bushings in BO-105 tail rotors for years. I'd pop the new bushings in the freezer for the hour or two it took to disassemble...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-11-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,887
Posted By Sikorsky
Maybe I'm misunderstanding the OP. But I read it...

Maybe I'm misunderstanding the OP. But I read it as if he/she thought the 1190 is under 150 kg, which would be under 360 lb. wet.

Nope. Not even close if it were empty of all fluids and no...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-11-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,887
Posted By Sikorsky
That's what I was thinking. Looks like someone...

That's what I was thinking. Looks like someone doesn't know how many pounds are in a kilo.
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