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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-18-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,289
Posted By GoGoGavin41
Now I'm curious about this too. Shouldn't be the...

Now I'm curious about this too. Shouldn't be the case though (correct me if I'm wrong). With a switch in the "off" position, the ABS controller isn't getting anything from the sensors, thus no ABS...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-18-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 583
Posted By GoGoGavin41
Honestly, unless you're really pitching it over...

Honestly, unless you're really pitching it over in an emergency situation or something, I'd say you're unlikely to stand it up on the box (and crash). Same type of sensation as dragging the peg in my...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-18-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,437
Posted By GoGoGavin41
:lol3 Apparently no one can take a joke...

:lol3 Apparently no one can take a joke (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1031302&page=2)

I guess I should keep my comments to myself... :lobby
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-18-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,894
Posted By GoGoGavin41
Ahem......

Ahem... (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=703582)

My wife is usually pretty reserved about her praise for my (our) motorcycles, but she was smiling and laughing as we wheelied up a 4x4...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-16-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 317
Posted By GoGoGavin41
Yeah, those bolts hold the -092 part onto the...

Yeah, those bolts hold the -092 part onto the -001 part. You can probably get away with either tapping and threading (the -001 part) out to a bigger size or putting in some kind of Helicoil thing.
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-14-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 515
Posted By GoGoGavin41
Wow, thanks for all the responses! ...

Wow, thanks for all the responses!

Conditions were great. Could hardly tell it had rained anywhere.

http://i899.photobucket.com/albums/ac193/GoGoGavin41/IMG_20141214_151210_128_zps009780fa.jpg...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-12-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 11,177
Views: 2,383,298
Posted By GoGoGavin41
Wasn't today, but past few weeks. Took...

Wasn't today, but past few weeks.

Took Berdoo Canyon Road out of Joshua Tree - excellent

http://i899.photobucket.com/albums/ac193/GoGoGavin41/IMG_20141115_150146_802_zps9ff23f5f.jpg

Went to...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-12-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 515
Posted By GoGoGavin41
Called the visitor center, all the guy could tell...

Called the visitor center, all the guy could tell me was that "Anything could happen" and that "he couldn't recommend coming in via Berdoo". Not very helpful.

I doubt I'll have to worry about...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-12-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 515
Posted By GoGoGavin41
Berdoo Canyon / Joshua Tree in the Rain

Anyone know how Berdoo Canyon gets with a decent amount of rain (like the rain we're having today?)? Rode it a few weeks ago and loved it; going to JTree first thing tomorrow morning and was planning...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-11-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 615
Posted By GoGoGavin41
Yeah, that's what I figured. I have twin Akros...

Yeah, that's what I figured. I have twin Akros now and am considering going 2-1 for the neduro tank. I imagine I'll keep my other can in case I want to switch back.

Here's an semi-related...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-11-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 615
Posted By GoGoGavin41
2-1 Akra Compatability

I see most 2-1s quoted as being made for certain cans (Remis, FMF, etc.) and usually not for Akrapovic. They should all fit, shouldn't they?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-07-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 615
Posted By GoGoGavin41
Sidestand

Sidestand
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-06-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 615
Posted By GoGoGavin41
Losing Fuel Through the Cap

So I know KTM wants you to fill the tanks such that the fuel level of the right tank is below the left cap. In the past, I would just fill both to the cap and I had no problems. Lately, if the bike...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-05-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,289
Posted By GoGoGavin41
Dang, that's what I was worried about, too good...

Dang, that's what I was worried about, too good to be true!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-05-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,289
Posted By GoGoGavin41
Oh boy, time to revive this from 5 year ago. ...

Oh boy, time to revive this from 5 year ago.

Is it really this simple? The switch just interrupts the signal from the rear sensor - lets you lock the rear and maintain ABS on the front?

Have...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-26-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 287
Posted By GoGoGavin41
Ignition Controlled Aux Light Cable

I seem to remember reading at some point that there is a free connector in the dash somewhere that you can run your auxiliary lights through to have them turn off with the ignition. I've killed my...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-13-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 730
Posted By GoGoGavin41
Haha, why waste precious brain power on a problem...

Haha, why waste precious brain power on a problem someone else may have already figured out (I only have so much of it, you know).

This is pretty rinky-dink, but I'll be riding some this weekend...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-11-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 730
Posted By GoGoGavin41
Securing the Centerstand

As I get mo' better at riding off road, I've noticed the center stand finding it's way out of the "upright and locked position" pretty frequently.

My kickstand is somewhat bent and mangled, so if...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-10-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 19,145
Views: 7,871,820
Posted By GoGoGavin41
Pretty sure it's this...

Pretty sure it's this (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=970541)
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-03-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 494
Views: 168,581
Posted By GoGoGavin41
A little awkward air during a perfect, post rain...

A little awkward air during a perfect, post rain ride in Corral Canyon (San Diego) yesterday.

Me...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-09-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 200
Posted By GoGoGavin41
Cordura Alterations in San Diego?

Need some new riding pants shortened for my midget legs. Anyone know a good seamstress close to Point Loma thats worked with cordura? Talked to the one we usually go to and she seemed confused when I...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-07-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 316
Posted By GoGoGavin41
Oil Tank Cap O-Ring

Well, in an exciting first of my 12 year riding career, I apparently neglected to replace my oil tank cap before I rode my 990 yesterday. Arrived at my destination with a nice sheen of oil across the...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-29-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 911
Views: 415,667
Posted By GoGoGavin41
http://i899.photobucket.com/albums/ac193/GoGoGavin...

http://i899.photobucket.com/albums/ac193/GoGoGavin41/10704308_10203252789860345_6339673818907551547_o_zps502ffbdb.jpg
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-20-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 11,177
Views: 2,383,298
Posted By GoGoGavin41
Rode 2up with the wife (over labor day). 9 days,...

Rode 2up with the wife (over labor day). 9 days, 1400 miles of camping, hiking, and rock climbing.

http://i899.photobucket.com/albums/ac193/GoGoGavin41/IMG_20140829_141905_111_zpsad6e7493.jpg
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Forum: Thumpers 09-12-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 607
Posted By GoGoGavin41
You know, now that you mention it, I think it...

You know, now that you mention it, I think it may be. Is that float related?
Forum: Thumpers 09-12-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 607
Posted By GoGoGavin41
Sputtering at High Speed

2005 DRZ 400 with keihin carb jetted for higher altitude (+4k' is what PO told me). Recently took tank off and disconnected gas to the carb (only fuel related thing I've done to it in the few months...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-06-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,032
Posted By GoGoGavin41
Ended up not being happy with Lemon Grove. Pretty...

Ended up not being happy with Lemon Grove. Pretty sure they failed to balance the front tire, bought a balancing stand and did it myself.

Past few tires have been at Ivan's Fast Bikes...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-27-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 11,177
Views: 2,383,298
Posted By GoGoGavin41
Woah :eek1 Gotta hear the story.

Woah :eek1 Gotta hear the story.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-16-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,339
Posted By GoGoGavin41
Awesome find, those are the ones!!!! ...

Awesome find, those are the ones!!!!




:photog I laughed at that way more than I should've haha
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-15-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,339
Posted By GoGoGavin41
That's the one! Too bad they're gone, doesn't...

That's the one! Too bad they're gone, doesn't look like he has them on his smugmug either. Maybe I should ask for them :D
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-15-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,339
Posted By GoGoGavin41
No, I think buzybraza is thinking of the right...

No, I think buzybraza is thinking of the right one. Back wheel / swingarm was all twisted and mangled. I believe the rider got hurt too. I don't remember there being luggage on the bike but I do...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-15-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,339
Posted By GoGoGavin41
Does Anyone Remember This?

I seem to remember reading a post a number of years ago about a guy jumping a hill on a silver 950. I think he had done a few warm up jumps, then went way too big and had a huge crash where he folded...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-29-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 11,177
Views: 2,383,298
Posted By GoGoGavin41
Wasn't trying to emphasize the failure, only...

Wasn't trying to emphasize the failure, only trying to point out the awesomeness of getting the big twin up on the front wheel!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-28-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 11,177
Views: 2,383,298
Posted By GoGoGavin41
Pics or it didn't happen :1drink Seriously...

Pics or it didn't happen :1drink Seriously though, I would love to see an ADV doing an endo. MotoJournal has some cool footage of a guy doing it on the 1190, would love to see a 990.
Forum: Face plant 06-26-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,984
Posted By GoGoGavin41
Now to practice engaging the ABS a few more times...

Now to practice engaging the ABS a few more times so you finish the next event in the upright and locked position :1drink
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-26-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 19,145
Views: 7,871,820
Posted By GoGoGavin41
This...

This (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=626041) made my life a lot easier
Forum: Beasts 06-19-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 890
Posted By GoGoGavin41
This is my wife and I a few months ago ...

This is my wife and I a few months ago

<iframe width="420" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/PW5eJJ4dtTg" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

We've since gotten bolder / faster,...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-27-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 801
Posted By GoGoGavin41
Yeah, I've got the relocator and a bigger...

Yeah, I've got the relocator and a bigger footprint. Having a set of different size wheels seems less and less likely for me (more likely to get an onroad 21/18 and offroad 21/18), so don't think...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-25-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 801
Posted By GoGoGavin41
Yeah, considered making my own also, although...

Yeah, considered making my own also, although trading with someone who just raised their bike up sounds a lot less $ and time intensive :D
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-25-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 801
Posted By GoGoGavin41
Holy cow!!! :eek1 Thanks gefr, looks like I'm...

Holy cow!!! :eek1 Thanks gefr, looks like I'm about 1.5 inches longer
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