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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-06-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,075
Posted By Corn Fed
Whatever you do, DO NOT get a Shorai. I think...

Whatever you do, DO NOT get a Shorai. I think Shorai is the Japanese word for ka ka. Bought one looking for low weight, it ended up being nothing but trouble. Talked to the folks at BlackDog that...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Central, Texas & Gulf States 10-28-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,086
Posted By Corn Fed
Question on HNF Ride

With a bit of reading and video tutorials, I finally got a look at your map. I am curious, about how much of that route is gravel, fire-road, or better yet, barely passable road? I'm just trying to...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-20-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,473
Posted By Corn Fed
Thanks for posting. I was too busy having fun...

Thanks for posting. I was too busy having fun and didn't get any photos of my daughter and me. You got a really good one of the two of us getting ready to start the slow ride.

It was a great...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-29-2012, 10:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 937
Posted By Corn Fed
Ahh...I like the o-ring idea. Easy to...

Ahh...I like the o-ring idea. Easy to do...hopefully cheap (in a KTM kind of way). Will keep everyone posted.

FWIW, the thing was leaking prior to the flapperectomy.

CBC
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-25-2012, 12:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,770
Posted By Corn Fed
Kudo to Woody

When the cross laced wheels for the R11GS first came out, Woody was one of the few guys that would touch them.... The dealer just laughed at me:rofl
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-25-2012, 12:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 937
Posted By Corn Fed
Pissed Gas cap leak

For other issues that are plaguing me, please see my thread on the cracked case....%&$^&&

This trouble is the leaking left cap issue. Again, I have read every thread I can find on this issue. ...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-25-2012, 12:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,201
Posted By Corn Fed
Help welding the case

Thinking I was pretty smart, I bought a 990 that I believed was somewhat immune from the dreaded sidestand case crack. It had what looked to my NOOB brain to be a brace to prevent cracking. During...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-01-2012, 05:50 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 9,314
Posted By Corn Fed
I got two things out of this thread and my work...

I got two things out of this thread and my work in the garage today....

1) I could have removed and reinstalled the tank on my R75/6 100 times in the time it took me do reinstall the 990s tanks. ...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-01-2012, 05:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,990
Posted By Corn Fed
Dangnit...I wish I had read this before galling...

Dangnit...I wish I had read this before galling the threads getting the $#(%*^ HB bars back on my bike today. It was my first shot at reinstalling them and I failed the class. I even tried gently...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-13-2012, 11:49 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,759
Posted By Corn Fed
I'm painting with a broad brush here...but why is...

I'm painting with a broad brush here...but why is it every Fin I know is handy? Long winters? Good drink? Saunas?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-13-2012, 10:34 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,759
Posted By Corn Fed
Narsisco.... I thought I was the only one...

Narsisco....

I thought I was the only one that went and looked up machine tools after reading this. Found a Shop Smith combo unit for $1500.
Forum: Equipment 03-28-2012, 08:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,715
Posted By Corn Fed
I have a Marsee tank bag with both magnetic and...

I have a Marsee tank bag with both magnetic and strap bases. The bag expands to hold a ton, including a full face helmet. They don't make it any more. I think is was called the "Mr. High...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-18-2012, 07:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,124
Posted By Corn Fed
Yup. That was it. Thanks Chuck. --- I...

Yup. That was it. Thanks Chuck.


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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-18-2012, 04:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,124
Posted By Corn Fed
To head off a question in advance...I didn't...

To head off a question in advance...I didn't install it and I've only had the bike a week. Hopefully this addresses at least a portion of my stupidity.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-18-2012, 04:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,124
Posted By Corn Fed
Removing KTM Powerparts Tail Bag

Apologies in advance...I would spend more time researching this myself, but I'm pretty pinched for time. I am to pick up my kid at the airport and need a clear tail rack. Right now, it is holding a...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-14-2012, 08:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,643
Posted By Corn Fed
As a guy that went from Scorpions to Heidenau two...

As a guy that went from Scorpions to Heidenau two days and 600 miles ago, I didn't notice any additional heaviness. The bike held a curve on asphalt better than the old Scorps, but did rumble a bit...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-14-2012, 07:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 691
Posted By Corn Fed
Heidenau's in Kansas City

I did a fly, buy and ride on a 07 990 starting Friday in WY and ending today in Indy - I stopped to see a lot of friends along the way. To the point...the PO said the rear Scorpion had plenty of...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-02-2012, 02:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,074
Posted By Corn Fed
Thanks for the hook-up on tank panniers, but more...

Thanks for the hook-up on tank panniers, but more importantly, thanks for the hook-up on how to do a friggin' search. That is going to save me a lot of time and save my fellow inmates a lot of...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-02-2012, 12:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,074
Posted By Corn Fed
Aerostich Tank Panniers - Any Concerns?

Apologies in advance if this has been addressed. I tried to do my due diligence, but the search engine of Adv really...:puke2I promise..I won't ask a damn thing about tires or oil

I'm picking up...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 02-28-2012, 08:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,554
Posted By Corn Fed
Similiar trip coming my way...only from Wy to...

Similiar trip coming my way...only from Wy to Indy in mid march....

Skierd...any thoughts as to how much you might lower your tire pressure should you get into snow/ice?
Forum: Americas 02-24-2012, 07:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 577
Posted By Corn Fed
Primal.... [QUOTE=Primal...

Primal....

[QUOTE=Primal Haj;18060980]gerbing makes heated insoles that are effective at keeping your feet warm, I've ridden hundreds of miles with tempds in the 20s with the heated gear.

I...
Forum: Americas 02-24-2012, 07:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 577
Posted By Corn Fed
Flashmo... The idea about traveling through...

Flashmo...

The idea about traveling through Utah, despite it being out of the way, did cross my mind. Although it would add even more time, if the passes in CO look problematic, I could just kkep...
Forum: Americas 02-22-2012, 07:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 577
Posted By Corn Fed
WY Mountains to Indy in Mid-March

I've gotten myself into a wonderful problem. After having no bike for almost 3 years, I'm finally back in the game. The problem is that my "new to me" KTM990 is with its last owner on the western...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-12-2009, 07:34 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 6,041
Posted By Corn Fed
Thumb Once the weather cleared on Fri night....it was...

Once the weather cleared on Fri night....it was AWESOME. Milers up the hill were in rare form.... "The Springfield Milers would like to welcome you to the Falling Leaf Rally!" yelled repeatedly. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-07-2009, 11:09 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,410
Posted By Corn Fed
I love that litigation is so prevalent that the...

I love that litigation is so prevalent that the Johnny Rack sites has to offer up these two nuggets of advices....


DO NOT attempt to sit on the bicycle while it is in place on
the Johnny Rack™....
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-07-2009, 10:32 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 6,041
Posted By Corn Fed
I'm going...and, I'm bringing my 10yr old...

I'm going...and, I'm bringing my 10yr old daughter to her first rally. She looks kinda silly in her mom's leathers, but we have to make sure she enjoys this enough to sink dollars into a wardrobe...
Forum: Vendors 11-21-2006, 02:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,916
Posted By Corn Fed
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