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Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 02-26-2015, 06:30 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 553
Posted By travelsomewhere
There is a bicycle shop there called Buchanan...

There is a bicycle shop there called Buchanan Bicycles, stop in and talk to the owner Tobin. He is a Rad guy and a ADVrider.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-25-2015, 08:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 585
Posted By travelsomewhere
Great News for anyone who is also in the same...

Great News for anyone who is also in the same boat, i got this response from Chris at Rottweiler a little bit ago! i am placing my order ASAP

"The Akra map is what we use for everyone who does not...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-25-2015, 11:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 585
Posted By travelsomewhere
could you tell much difference in your bike after?

could you tell much difference in your bike after?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-25-2015, 08:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 585
Posted By travelsomewhere
Rottweiler intake question

I was thinking about getting a rottweiler intake for my 990 adventure and had a question with mapping. when i installed my fmf pipes i had the Akrapovic map installed, do i need to do any other...
Forum: Equipment 02-24-2015, 05:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,290
Posted By travelsomewhere
look into that new msr reactor. my friend had on...

look into that new msr reactor. my friend had on on a camp trip and i have a jetboil. he was boiling water 3 times faster than i was, that stove was bad ass and way mor durable than the jetboil.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-22-2015, 06:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 277
Posted By travelsomewhere
Rottweiler stage 3 sas question

I am doing a stage 3 SAS and Can removal on my 990 and had a quick question. so the tank has 2 vent hoses per tank, one on the upper front and one one the middle inside that i disconnect when...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-11-2015, 07:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 795
Posted By travelsomewhere
i never went inside of the key ignition itself,...

i never went inside of the key ignition itself, just the spot on the wiring that when i bent it killed the bike. once i took the pressure off of the wires it solved the problem, i know doesn't make...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-11-2015, 07:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 795
Posted By travelsomewhere
i had a chance to dig into it last night, i cut...

i had a chance to dig into it last night, i cut the outer cove of the wires to the key antenna and there were 3 wires inside. none of the wires showed any sign of wear or broken, it is a mystery. i...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-10-2015, 08:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 795
Posted By travelsomewhere
I have isolated it to the section of the wire...

I have isolated it to the section of the wire where the plastic retaining clip holds it to the ignition. If i bend the wire in that spot the electronics die. What is this wire and is it ok to cut it...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-09-2015, 06:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 795
Posted By travelsomewhere
found it

https://www.dropbox.com/s/azlzx3jtelx2lyd/IMG_2589.JPG?dl=0https://www.dropbox.com/s/azlzx3jtelx2lyd/IMG_2589.JPG?dl=0
OK, so the culprit is this black wire. i pulled the little clip that holds it...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-08-2015, 07:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 795
Posted By travelsomewhere
so i can pull the bottom off of it without...

so i can pull the bottom off of it without destroying the ignition?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-08-2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 795
Posted By travelsomewhere
thank you everyone, unfortunately this weekend i...

thank you everyone, unfortunately this weekend i didn't get a chance to dig in. now i have some great ammo, i will keep you updated.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-08-2015, 06:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 795
Posted By travelsomewhere
thanks i will pull some things apart and look for...

thanks i will pull some things apart and look for a loose wire somewhere. i have read about the wiring that goes into the frame and mine is happening up at the base of the key. This is REALLY...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-07-2015, 09:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 795
Posted By travelsomewhere
help: bike stalls from key ignition wire

Need some help, the wires under my key ignition will kill the bike if i move them around-story below for those who care to read it. has anyone had a problem with their key ignition? is this something...
Forum: Thumpers 01-06-2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 927
Posted By travelsomewhere
Just get a 990 Bro, by the time you build it the...

Just get a 990 Bro, by the time you build it the way you want it you are at almost the same weight and double the cost. until KTM decides to give us the bad ass 690 adventure that we all want then...
Forum: Equipment 01-03-2015, 07:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,141
Posted By travelsomewhere
Man i would call Klim, i would hate to have a 5...

Man i would call Klim, i would hate to have a 5 dollar bottle of junk to ruin a $1000 suit!
Forum: Ride reports 11-12-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 599
Posted By travelsomewhere
i like the way you roll!

i like the way you roll!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-07-2014, 04:10 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,358
Posted By travelsomewhere
funny, my buddy got a shorai and it sounds like...

funny, my buddy got a shorai and it sounds like it isn't going to start when the temp gets below 50 degrees. not sold on that yet for my KTM, great for flashlights though!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-06-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,358
Posted By travelsomewhere
thanks for the tips, i will get to reading that...

thanks for the tips, i will get to reading that other thread as well.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-06-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,358
Posted By travelsomewhere
990 Battery Recommendations

i know this has probably been covered a million times but i was wanting some recommendations on a new battery for my 990. my stock battery is about 3 years old and i should probably replace it.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-04-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 737
Views: 113,266
Posted By travelsomewhere
i agree, KTM seems to slipping away from their...

i agree, KTM seems to slipping away from their roots a bit. lets remember that the heritage is making bad ass bikes that perform at the highest level in the most harsh conditions. it appears to me...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-28-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 684
Posted By travelsomewhere
Great stuff, i am going to dig in this weekend....

Great stuff, i am going to dig in this weekend. thanks again
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-27-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 684
Posted By travelsomewhere
Thanks for the heads up on all of these. I have...

Thanks for the heads up on all of these. I have removed the line to the canister and my exhaust lines are clear (learned that one the hard way on a hot day in the panhandle of OK on the TAT!) The...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-27-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 684
Posted By travelsomewhere
990 dies occasionally

Hi, I have a 2009 990 and occasionally when i am slowing to a stop and have pulled the clutch in the bike will die? it has also done it when releasing the clutch during take off. Don't start with the...
Forum: Airheads 09-26-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,404
Posted By travelsomewhere
I have great idea, just sell it to me!! I love...

I have great idea, just sell it to me!! I love the bike
Forum: Equipment 07-24-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,922
Posted By travelsomewhere
The Guys at Klim are super cool, i bet you could...

The Guys at Klim are super cool, i bet you could send them the pics and they could give their opinion. Med will fit you better in the waist and arms but it may be snug as far as shoulder width with...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-20-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 665
Posted By travelsomewhere
ON IT, Thanks for the tips guys!

ON IT, Thanks for the tips guys!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-20-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 665
Posted By travelsomewhere
but doesn't the sidestand switch kill it as soon...

but doesn't the sidestand switch kill it as soon as you put it into gear? mine lets me get through half of my clutch release.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-20-2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 665
Posted By travelsomewhere
990 stalling on takeoff?

Bizaar deal, since i got back from a CO trip at altitude my bike is doing something weird. when i am releasing the clutch and taking off in first gear it keeps dying midway through the clutch...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-21-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 893
Posted By travelsomewhere
burp the air from the system too

burp the air from the system too
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 05-18-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,689
Posted By travelsomewhere
motionx

I use this and it works great, you really just have to play with it. i did a couple of states TAT with it and it was flawless even without any cell reception.
Forum: GPS Tracks - Rockies 05-06-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 790
Posted By travelsomewhere
Red river to gunnison?

Looking for some recommendations from Red River to Gunnison. Ktm 990 bikes dirt or really cool pavement preferred. Going to pick up the COBCDR from there
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-04-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 609
Posted By travelsomewhere
OK, also considering staying north in New mex and...

OK, also considering staying north in New mex and heading into CO and picking up the BCDRCO to loop around to durango and then back to santa fe?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-04-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 341
Posted By travelsomewhere
thanks for the info, if it isn't too much trouble...

thanks for the info, if it isn't too much trouble can i talk you into looking ove my post i just put up with a route and let me know from your experience if it is good, bad ugly?
thank you
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-04-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 609
Posted By travelsomewhere
NM riders will you look at our route please?

Hi, there is a group of us from OK that are making a trip to NM next month and this is a map that i came up with. i was wondering if you wouldn't mind looking over what i have come up with and tell...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-04-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 341
Posted By travelsomewhere
taos to red river

Hi NM riders, i am planning a map for a trip there and on a map i see a dirt road from taos to red river, is this big bike friendly? public passable roads?
thanks
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-01-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 502
Posted By travelsomewhere
just to feel good about it also check the exhaust...

just to feel good about it also check the exhaust hoses. open the cap and put a straw on the little black port and blow though it to make sure the hoses are not kinked, this can cause trouble too.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-25-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 577
Posted By travelsomewhere
Red Line Water Wetter?

Hi Gang, i have a 990 that is always on the warm side at slow speed as the rest of you i am sure. I stopped at a shop in Saint Louis and the mechanic told me to add a little Water Wetter and that...
Forum: Equipment 04-16-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 439
Posted By travelsomewhere
You are correct, you set the timer to a custom...

You are correct, you set the timer to a custom response time and it has a loud alarm. if you do not deactivate it in that time it will send a message to your emergency contacts that you have set up...
Forum: Equipment 04-16-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 439
Posted By travelsomewhere
Icedot

This company is owned by a friend of mine and he is a moto guy as well. They are new to the market this year and they work great (not that you want to test that out!) He has been focusing on the...
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