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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-18-2005, 11:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,215
Posted By Bravo100
Who'd you get this from in the US? I believe...

Who'd you get this from in the US? I believe ventura is a European company???
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-18-2005, 11:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,154
Posted By Bravo100
Is weight the point?

I don't pretend this is an enduro or trail bike...it will always be too heavy, too expensive, too powerful for that. For me, it is the best paved and unpaved road bike there is, period. For my...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-18-2005, 09:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,154
Posted By Bravo100
Does TT SP protect clutch/ingnition covers

To the guys that already have the TT skid plate: does it also protect the clutch and ignition covers from the bottom. The stocker leaves them incredibly exposed.

The ticket would be to...
Forum: Equipment 02-18-2005, 09:33 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,642
Posted By Bravo100
I am leaning towards Monach Pass, but how well...

I am leaning towards Monach Pass, but how well would they hold up in a street slide?? Are they tuff enough??

Thanks
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-17-2005, 09:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 747
Posted By Bravo100
I will be moving from Mexico to the Boca/Palm...

I will be moving from Mexico to the Boca/Palm Beach area in a couple of months. Don't think the 950 is the best bike for that area, but we'll see. Do you know of any reasonably good riding areas in...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-11-2005, 04:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,907
Posted By Bravo100
That's a question I have asked the guys that are...

That's a question I have asked the guys that are running excels...so far Greg and Flanny have confirmed that they don't use rim locks...:scratch I don't know enough about this to opine one way or the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-11-2005, 04:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,470
Posted By Bravo100
If I think a driver I want to pass has not seen...

If I think a driver I want to pass has not seen me I toot my horn until I see their eyes on his/her mirror...I like to play it safe in the city.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-11-2005, 03:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,827
Posted By Bravo100
I was laughing so hard I had to walk out on the...

I was laughing so hard I had to walk out on the street...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-01-2005, 09:48 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,086
Posted By Bravo100
Get Well Soon

Sorry to hear about the getoff. Knee surgery these days ain't such a big deal, I am sure you will be up and running before you realize it. I am thinking of buying CTi knee braces, no gear is too...
Forum: Ride reports 02-01-2005, 08:17 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 9,094
Posted By Bravo100
Amazing Adventure

Thanks for sharing with us poor bastards that don't have the time to do something like this. It would be interesting to know how the KTMs performed and if you encountered any particular bike-related...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-24-2005, 10:30 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,276
Posted By Bravo100
Looking at the Q's myself, How/why is...

Looking at the Q's myself,


How/why is this done? Can you expand a little?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-20-2005, 09:12 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,856
Posted By Bravo100
Sommer Distributor in the US??

Does anyone distribute the Sommer goodies in the US? I am especially interested in the Radiator Guard and the "high squirt" thingy...The Meoni replica is a must on my desk...
Forum: Latin America 01-20-2005, 08:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,548
Posted By Bravo100
Pachuca is known as "La Bella Airosa", which...

Pachuca is known as "La Bella Airosa", which means "the beautiful windy city"...perhaps Chicago and Pachuca should strike one of those "twin cities" deal like Monterrey and San Antonio have. Pachuca...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-19-2005, 04:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,062
Posted By Bravo100
I got my TKCs from tires unlimited in less than...

I got my TKCs from tires unlimited in less than two weeks. I suggest you try these guys...
Forum: Latin America 01-19-2005, 03:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,548
Posted By Bravo100
Hey West, I have been to Pachuca many times. ...

Hey West, I have been to Pachuca many times. This is defenitely not a tourist place. It is small and calm (by Mexico City standards) and is close to some great riding areas. Be sure to go to...
Forum: Ride reports 01-19-2005, 03:34 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 18,506
Posted By Bravo100
I am sorry (and almost embarassed) for not being...

I am sorry (and almost embarassed) for not being able to comment since I have never riden that area. I am more of a Central/North East Mexico guy and just taking up on the adventure riding thing.
...
Forum: Ride reports 01-19-2005, 09:16 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 18,506
Posted By Bravo100
Thanks Steelhead, we are planning to do the TAT...

Thanks Steelhead, we are planning to do the TAT in Sept-Oct 05. When are you planning to be in Copper Canyon? Would love to hook-up for a few miles if possible. I plan to be there at the end of...
Forum: Ride reports 01-18-2005, 04:24 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 18,506
Posted By Bravo100
Any guidance to plan a similar trip??

Great trip!!!! My brother and I would like to ride our bikes from Mexico and do the Transamerica trail. Is there any source of information like maps, routes, etc that we could start studying in...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-16-2005, 10:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,502
Posted By Bravo100
Yep, it's a bit expensive but the whole kit...

Yep, it's a bit expensive but the whole kit covers ALL the bodywork, including headlight and front fender. I have had my kit on for months and I consider it a very good product. It provides excellent...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-14-2005, 06:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,502
Posted By Bravo100
Try clearmask.com in Dallas at (214)358-5666. ...

Try clearmask.com in Dallas at (214)358-5666. They sell the precut panels of scotchcal for the 950. I have them on mine and it is great. They are very friendly guys.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-11-2005, 04:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,940
Posted By Bravo100
This is a terrible tragedy for the motorcycling...

This is a terrible tragedy for the motorcycling family. KTM is having a very respectable gesture by pulling off the rally in memory of Meoni. Without a doubt he deserves a gesture of this caliber. ...
Forum: Vendors 01-11-2005, 10:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,102
Posted By Bravo100
You mention that these are installed with 4...

You mention that these are installed with 4 screws. I want to be able to put them on and take them off regularly. Would I be able to do this with these covers?

Thanks
Forum: Ride reports 01-10-2005, 07:44 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,709
Posted By Bravo100
Otro de Mexicalpan

Yo estoy en Monterrey...we are currently planning a trip to R14 for early FEB. The plan is to make a 100% off-road trip from Mty to R14. Bikes, quads, trucks, etc...

Poco: what route did you...
Forum: Latin America 01-07-2005, 02:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,119
Posted By Bravo100
Hermosillo is prety much the same. You really...

Hermosillo is prety much the same. You really don't want to visit these cities for their beauty. Usually people go there on business, or to visit relatives (like Gustavo). I am Mexican I don't...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-07-2005, 01:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,607
Posted By Bravo100
http://beemerchef.smugmug.com/photos/12616991-M.jp...

http://beemerchef.smugmug.com/photos/12616991-M.jpg


I appollogize in advance for the destructive comment: although it may be more practical than my beloved KTM, this is one of the uggliest...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-06-2005, 08:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 611
Posted By Bravo100
Update

Last night I fired her up again to go home. No problem at start up. As engine warmed up, idle was erratic. At no choke I had to increase idle speed to keep the engine alive. As I rode off I...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-05-2005, 02:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 611
Posted By Bravo100
Help needed! 950 having carburation trouble...

My 2004 GO! with 8.5K kms is not responding properly at slight throttle (+-1/8) opening. This is the first time I have had any type of malfunction on my absolutely stock engine (except for a...
Forum: Latin America 01-04-2005, 09:02 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,344
Posted By Bravo100
Keep a Low Profile

As a general rule, try to draw as little attention to yourself as possible, especially in big cities (Mexico City, Monterrey, Guadalajara, Chihuahua, etc). Don't bring your Rolex, or show off your...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-23-2004, 08:50 PM
Replies: 19,485
Views: 8,132,062
Posted By Bravo100
Other than Scot Harden's jump picture, this is...

Other than Scot Harden's jump picture, this is the coolest shot of a 950 I have seen
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-22-2004, 10:08 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 11,774
Posted By Bravo100
Thanks Greg, I really know very little about...

Thanks Greg,
I really know very little about tires and rims, but could this potentially represent a hazard in case of a high speed tube failure?

I am looking forward to replicate your setup in...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-21-2004, 08:39 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 11,774
Posted By Bravo100
I have been meaning to ask this question....I...

I have been meaning to ask this question....I have a rear bent rim on my bike...the front is just a joke.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-21-2004, 08:37 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 11,774
Posted By Bravo100
Rim Locks???

Some guys on this site have already gone this way (Flanny, Greg). Have you guys used Rim Locks with the new setup??

Thanks
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-21-2004, 08:33 AM
Replies: 19,485
Views: 8,132,062
Posted By Bravo100
Just a Few High Fenders

It catches my eye how few 950s are wearing high fenders...do you guys completely avoid mud, or do I just go in too slow???
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-17-2004, 02:47 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,333
Posted By Bravo100
In the late 2004 models, the difference was only...

In the late 2004 models, the difference was only the suspension travel and the resultant seat height. For 2005 it seems that there is still some suspension travel difference, but KTM's website lists...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-17-2004, 02:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 690
Posted By Bravo100
http://www.advrider.com/forums/images/icons/cooltu...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/images/icons/cooltu.gifThanks, I will try to get in contact with these guys...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-15-2004, 03:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 690
Posted By Bravo100
Anyone know a real friendly dealer???

The Mexican KTM importer says that my late 2004 950s doesn't need any updates performed..."we haven't had any complaints from customers, there is nothing wrong with the bikes"...but I just don't...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-14-2004, 11:43 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,044
Posted By Bravo100
Problems? Sure, since mine is the only 950 in...

Problems? Sure, since mine is the only 950 in town, I have no one to ride with. The local guys on their GSs look at me like I am crazy for taking this bike off-road. Almost 10,000KMS on my 04...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-08-2004, 02:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,551
Posted By Bravo100
There you go...I knew there had to be a perfectly...

There you go...I knew there had to be a perfectly logical and credible reason for the Factory Race Bikes being BLUE, not Orange...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-08-2004, 02:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,551
Posted By Bravo100
I am sure there is a very good reason that I just...

I am sure there is a very good reason that I just don't understand, but if orange bikes are fastest...why is it that Factory Race Bikes are...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-06-2004, 08:31 AM
Replies: 1,100
Views: 119,643
Posted By Bravo100
I too was broken between the 12GS and the KTM. ...

I too was broken between the 12GS and the KTM. Having owned an 1100GS a couple of years ago and never test riding a KTM950, I was used to GS-like off road handling (or lack thereof). Then I saw an...
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