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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-18-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,874
Posted By NeverQuit
OrangeDevil37, I always had problems getting...

OrangeDevil37, I always had problems getting consistent readings from the oil stick, too. (Although getting rid of the original metal stick that came in the 2004 950 Adventure and putting in the...
Forum: Thumpers 11-30-2013, 07:43 AM
Replies: 564
Views: 119,497
Posted By NeverQuit
Rox Risers on the TE450

Hey All, just though you'd want to see the results of putting the Rox Risers on a TE450 -...
Forum: Equipment 11-26-2013, 11:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,330
Posted By NeverQuit
Packing and flying somewhere?

This article is here in case anyone's packing for a motorcycle trip and needs to fly with everything first:...
Forum: Equipment 11-20-2013, 06:24 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 15,871
Posted By NeverQuit
Well put!

Extremely well put, Jachard. Surely the future holds a tire that does dry/wet/mud/pavement/etc. even better than the Heidenau, but that's a matter of time & innovation running its course.

I'm...
Forum: Equipment 11-19-2013, 12:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,154
Posted By NeverQuit
Badlands review

It's a great jacket as reviewed (not a paid advertisement) here:

http://www.rideadv.com/ride-adventures-tour-and-rentals-blog/bid/99691/Motorcycle-Gear-Klim-Badlands-Jacket-Review
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 11-19-2013, 11:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,323
Posted By NeverQuit
Best GPS: Hope this Helps

GPS review that boils it down pretty simply:

http://www.rideadv.com/ride-adventures-tour-and-rentals-blog/bid/100890/The-Best-Motorcycle-GPS-4-Options-Tested-Only-1-Survived
Forum: Americas 08-23-2013, 11:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,538
Posted By NeverQuit
Update on Colombia

Seems there are still a few haters out there running around out there saying that Colombia is dangerous. Feel free to scroll through these testimonials from riders who have actually been there...
Forum: Americas 10-15-2012, 02:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,538
Posted By NeverQuit
4 Years Later

To celebrate 4 years since I first wrote the inquiry above, I'm just writing to say....I'm here, I'm alive, and I friggin' LOVE Colombia!

My travels ended up re-routing me just by chance anyway,...
Forum: Australia 08-10-2012, 12:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,406
Posted By NeverQuit
Which damper?

Tank Slappa, you mind sharing which damper you have?
Forum: Vendors 08-08-2012, 07:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 367
Posted By NeverQuit
Guided Trans Wisconsin Adventure Trail trips coming up in the fall

Hey, just in case you're not a 'do it yourselfer' or you can't find anyone willing to venture out on the Trans Wisconsin Adventure Trail...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-27-2012, 03:30 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 35,106
Posted By NeverQuit
Looking for moto-crazy social media-type intern or other

You noticed those keywords? This might be for you....

RIDE Adventures, LLC (http://www.rideadv.com) is in need of someone who knows the motorcycle scene, social media, online marketing, and isn't...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-28-2012, 09:46 AM
Replies: 8,226
Views: 4,290,480
Posted By NeverQuit
Might I recommend..

Hey 12ozPoint, that bike is in beautiful shape!

If I may recommend something: http://www.advdesigns.com/r1gsaenguex.html

Those engine guards are extremely strong, and will keep the slick...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-08-2012, 05:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,251
Posted By NeverQuit
No splicing needed

So that was the refreshing news yesterday....I discovered that the cradle of the Navigator IV is coming with a plug that goes directly into the Can-Bus plug up under the beak. No questions about...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-06-2012, 09:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,251
Posted By NeverQuit
Which is which wire?

Hey onesaintsfan, did you figure this out? This is my project tomorrow......new Navigator IV coming in the mail, and that yellow 3-wire plug is coming with it.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-03-2012, 07:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,043
Posted By NeverQuit
Potentiometer cover

Yea, I didn't mention that above but I put AltRider's potentiometer cover on, too. I once saw some other brand of potentiometer cover that only used the same two bolt holes that hold the...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-01-2012, 06:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,043
Posted By NeverQuit
Hmm.....Sarahp, I'm not sure about the "break...

Hmm.....Sarahp, I'm not sure about the "break away" crash bars either.

My cousin has the AltRider crash bars on his R1200GS, and needed them during a ride last year (a couple of times.....sorry,...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-31-2012, 08:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,043
Posted By NeverQuit
What crash protection have you installed on your GS?

Not even 150 miles on my new GS Adventure a few days ago, and the oil cooler had already been damaged by either a rock or some enormous bug. With those delicate little radiator fins already mashed...
Forum: Ride reports 02-28-2012, 05:48 PM
Replies: 1,348
Views: 238,209
Posted By NeverQuit
In Oaxaca

If you're still in Oaxaca, and stop by Cajiga (Juan Cajiga's) motorcycle shop, please say hi to Juan from Peter and I. We spent a few days there in 2008, when a piece of plastic accidentally broke...
Forum: Ride reports 02-28-2012, 05:45 PM
Replies: 1,348
Views: 238,209
Posted By NeverQuit
Enjoy the ride!!!!

Oye Amigo, great to see your adventure is underway!!!!! I'll be watching.....and hoping maybe we cross paths again.

E
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-04-2012, 05:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,874
Posted By NeverQuit
Scott, I agree with the "clear window" idea. BMW...

Scott, I agree with the "clear window" idea. BMW R1200GS has it as well, and it's one of the simplest little perks any bike could have.

Hope dipstickin' it doesn't deter you from checking so much...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-12-2011, 05:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,220
Posted By NeverQuit
It'll work....just keep it

Hopefully storing the pump and letting it sit won't be an issue for you.

I replaced my original before it stopped working, but kept it under my seat through about 35,000 miles and about 18...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-22-2011, 11:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,668
Posted By NeverQuit
me too

I'm watching for an answer along with you, az63u.

Only in my last 10,000 miles has this started to happen to me. I know I'm not getting coolant in my oil, but the visible level seems to drop a...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-22-2011, 11:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,220
Posted By NeverQuit
take a look under the cap

If the view under the cap looks anything like this, your pump is pretty much done for.

I completely agree with EastSideSM's remarks. I changed my original pump out at about 30,000 miles, and...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-22-2011, 10:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,874
Posted By NeverQuit
a better stick...

One thing that helped me was switching from the metal dipstick to the plastic. I think the 950's all came with metal sticks, which with fresh oil, is very tough to see a oil on. 990's all (I...
Forum: Canada 05-31-2011, 01:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 936
Posted By NeverQuit
KTM Rally in Mill Hall

Anyone been there in the past, and know how this really works with the 950/990 riders? Just wondering if the event is like 98% focused on the trail bikes......and my big orange lug will be the...
Forum: Equipment 05-16-2011, 08:25 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,789
Posted By NeverQuit
Excellent point, as many riders probably go for...

Excellent point, as many riders probably go for the "look" factor.

For me, it's that my windscreen situation allows for the use of helmet with a peak. Sunglasses that are dark enough to block...
Forum: Equipment 05-11-2011, 05:32 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,789
Posted By NeverQuit
From 0 to 80mph-ish. Fluttering could happen at...

From 0 to 80mph-ish. Fluttering could happen at 35.....or at 70......anywhere depending on the constantly changing surroundings, wind direction, etc....

But again, no fluttering with the Shoei,...
Forum: Equipment 05-11-2011, 12:53 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,789
Posted By NeverQuit
Now I REALLY mean it...

I posted above, saying I was ordering another Hornet. Just before doing so though, I discovered this new AGV AX-8 Dual Sport.

Ordered it. Opened the box. The peak was cracked, and one of the...
Forum: Equipment 04-25-2011, 11:46 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,789
Posted By NeverQuit
Follow up thought..

.....I had tried the Arai before the Hornet. It vibrated so badly with that long, floppy peak that my eyeballs actually hurt. Seriously, the retinal nerves were being shaken so badly, they hurt!...
Forum: Equipment 04-25-2011, 11:38 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,789
Posted By NeverQuit
Buying my 2nd one right now....

I left home in 2008 with a new Hornet, and now back from my trip, I'm buying another of the same. (Hey, it had the right to wear out a little. Instead of buying another new screen, it's just time...
Forum: Latin America 11-01-2010, 08:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,609
Posted By NeverQuit
And I wish I hadn't used the word "impossible,"...

And I wish I hadn't used the word "impossible," but I just finished living and working there for 18 months with my U.S. registered KTM, and had plenty of occasions to sit down with the customs folks....
Forum: Latin America 11-01-2010, 07:48 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 13,472
Posted By NeverQuit
Kunstman Pilsner from Chile....but I didn't find...

Kunstman Pilsner from Chile....but I didn't find it too often....
Forum: Latin America 11-01-2010, 07:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,609
Posted By NeverQuit
Impossible in Chile, unless you're Chilean.

Impossible in Chile, unless you're Chilean.
Forum: Americas 05-18-2010, 08:45 AM
Replies: 28,043
Views: 2,397,034
Posted By NeverQuit
Great reply

PRICELESS response, T.REX63. I laughed out loud here.
Forum: Equipment 08-22-2009, 06:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 866
Posted By NeverQuit
Who makes a shell-only jacket? No pads, no liner...

Because I wear the Alpinestars Bionic body armor, I just need to buy a "shell" of a jacket, not with all the padding, liners, and extra stuff to pay for.

Who makes a good 3/4 type of a shell...
Forum: Equipment 08-09-2009, 04:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 579
Posted By NeverQuit
There are videos out there on YouTube, and a PDF...

There are videos out there on YouTube, and a PDF file to see from their website. But never has anybody said how big they are, and that it fits them! Somewhere Leatt had said something about beging...
Forum: Equipment 08-08-2009, 08:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 579
Posted By NeverQuit
Which neck brace do you wear and how big are you?

Chime in, would ya folks. I'm 6'3", 230 with a 44 suit/jacket size, and I'm wondering if anyone's got similar dimensions and the Alpinestar or Leatt brace working and fitting them well. I have no...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-31-2009, 08:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 934
Posted By NeverQuit
Forgot to mention, I have a full tank of gas and...

Forgot to mention, I have a full tank of gas and that yellow light is on. And as I did mention, I don't have access to any owners manual.....that's why I was asking for help!
Forum: GS Boxers 07-31-2009, 06:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 934
Posted By NeverQuit
What is that yellow light?

I'm riding a 2009 1200 GS for the next month, but was not given an owner's manual....and a half-hour of messing around searching online has not answered my questions:

-What is the yellow triangle...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-27-2009, 01:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 535
Posted By NeverQuit
What should our compression be? (950 Adventure)

Has anyone seen specs that show what our compression should be (in lbs.) ?
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