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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-10-2007, 10:33 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 109,220
Posted By celtic kiwi
No

These bikes are dry sumped. so your not relying on an oil pick up in a sump, which could suck air doing this sort of thing.

:D
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-05-2007, 10:13 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 36,168
Posted By celtic kiwi
Same thing different company thru www.KTMTWINS>BLAHBLAH

http://www.ktmtwins.com/950adventure/013521.html

Same thing from FMF . comments please about this product . (any views expressed directly or implied are necessarily those of the ADVRIDER forum):D
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-13-2007, 02:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,804
Posted By celtic kiwi
Talking Deuce Bigalo male gigalo

"THATS ONE BIG BITCH !!!!!.

I have to say my adventure got more comments, even after 3 years than my new SE... I think people see it as a trailbike as they walk by.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-24-2007, 11:40 PM
Replies: 19,261
Views: 7,973,519
Posted By celtic kiwi
The cable

I thought it was to attach helmet to the bike?...don't no where don't know how, didn't get one in my kit:(:
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-24-2007, 11:36 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,077
Posted By celtic kiwi
Clear clutch cover?

where from?...made of what? :D
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-07-2007, 11:16 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,249
Posted By celtic kiwi
Mines done

My friend is a mechanic for a ktm dealer. he just completed mine over the weekend. What my friend liked was it came complete with a dinky bottle of motorex brake fluid...:D
Forum: Ride reports 04-21-2007, 12:56 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 13,013
Posted By celtic kiwi
The Kea

http://i84.photobucket.com/albums/k37/Frodo014/IMG_2759_ALRLarge.jpg

The worlds only alpine parrot.

An english nature program rated them as the brighest non human.(pound for pound). They are...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-14-2007, 10:50 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 7,333
Posted By celtic kiwi
Age

35,36 in August but have had my bike 3 years so 32 when I got it.:D
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-13-2007, 10:38 PM
Replies: 19,261
Views: 7,973,519
Posted By celtic kiwi
So not having that issue with the rear master...

So not having that issue with the rear master cylinder then?:D
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-08-2007, 11:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,420
Posted By celtic kiwi
Girth

I ride a 04 s. I'm 5'9". average build....I have comented before that the width of your hips would factor in...

The full on offroad bikes are narrower then the adv's.(kind of like narrow hips in...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-08-2007, 10:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,697
Posted By celtic kiwi
One thing about ugly...

Lets just hope its that ugly cause it works. (but probably only for 6 foot 4, goliaths named Hanz or Heinrech...some times it pays to be clinically average like myself):D
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-08-2007, 10:42 PM
Replies: 19,261
Views: 7,973,519
Posted By celtic kiwi
Back to front

But now the 950 is back to front....and if you can't tell the difference from here ...well...your just not a REAL fan:D
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-07-2007, 09:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 963
Posted By celtic kiwi
Please take this question the right way...

Was the bike on the centre stand? so the rear was unloaded?
I don't want this to sound like a smarmy smart arsed retorical question.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-08-2007, 10:24 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,157
Posted By celtic kiwi
May I ask....

Is the aluminium ( uluminiminminm) attached to the screen or directly to the bike, I ask purely as an issue of safety if you went over the bars, the way the screen mounts may allow the screen to pop...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-02-2007, 10:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,450
Posted By celtic kiwi
What does petrol weigh per Litre..(liter for you...

What does petrol weigh per Litre..(liter for you 'mericans)?:D
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-01-2007, 10:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 797
Posted By celtic kiwi
exhaust wash

Pretty un related but hey....

In an article testing the 950, a Journo(list) said the bike gave a squeal as he started it up...

Turns out the problem wasn't traced to the bike, but the cup of...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-31-2007, 09:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,596
Posted By celtic kiwi
lower fairing panels

They look like the tank guards....don't they?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-14-2007, 09:52 PM
Replies: 19,261
Views: 7,973,519
Posted By celtic kiwi
Great White Hunter

Why isn't this guy holding a rifle and wearing a pith helmet?:D
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-12-2007, 09:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,000
Posted By celtic kiwi
Ughh

my 04 (go!) has to be in neutral to start...what be this magic one speaks of?:D
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-05-2007, 09:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,799
Posted By celtic kiwi
Spark arrestor

Its a thing in the exhaust to stop hot bits of carbon setting fire to the bush grass trees when you ride off road ( some look like a tea strainer, or a colander):D
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-21-2006, 10:36 PM
Replies: 19,261
Views: 7,973,519
Posted By celtic kiwi
Let me guess....

Another 6 foot SAF, amazon woman right?:D
Forum: Thumpers 12-19-2006, 10:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,374
Posted By celtic kiwi
Another vote for the dr

(then fit a sv 650 v-twin in it.......just don't tell her.):D
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-19-2006, 09:37 PM
Replies: 5,793
Views: 1,792,602
Posted By celtic kiwi
Scuttle butt

I remember whenI first saw Terra flex'es on this site people were describing them as down right scary on the road, ha sanything changed?

p.s why would people go to so much effort to roady up the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-15-2006, 09:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,332
Posted By celtic kiwi
Any chance of youtubing?

I use a work computer as I have dial-up at home, and I can't load these sort of files?

Pretty pls?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-06-2006, 10:10 PM
Replies: 5,793
Views: 1,792,602
Posted By celtic kiwi
I could assist in this regard......

The only thing is her inside leg measurement.

I did ask, and she said: if you wanna know - you will have to ask her herself. :rofl.

At a positively stumpy 5'9" (well by Affie standards) I'm...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-04-2006, 11:24 PM
Replies: 5,793
Views: 1,792,602
Posted By celtic kiwi
Rear pegs

optional. same as sm 950 I believe. as for seat comfort, I venture your fine partner won't be too impressed.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-04-2006, 11:18 PM
Replies: 5,793
Views: 1,792,602
Posted By celtic kiwi
S.Afr chicks versus NZ woman

[quote=LiveInTheOutdoors]Heres my lovely lass flatfooting the Super Enduro in a shop wearing flip flops.

I am freeken thrilled to be able to contribute towards this thread, as I havent ridden a...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-01-2006, 09:59 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,210
Posted By celtic kiwi
P.s

Did you get your Knee down?...

Its Orange so it wasn't an s model, oh ....so it's not tthhhaaaat impressive then:evil
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-01-2006, 09:54 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,210
Posted By celtic kiwi
Front brakes

I did a track day a while ago. Afterwards the bike would act like the brake discs were warped but the lever wasn't pulsing, turns out the discs had developed hardened patches which have a diferent...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-24-2006, 09:11 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 44,025
Posted By celtic kiwi
Or.....

Put the rear sub frame and seat from an SE on an ADV ?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-23-2006, 10:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 656
Posted By celtic kiwi
Tourtech bash plate on an SE

Does anyone know if the frames of the SE and the ADV are the same?

And if so are the bolt holes on the front of an SE bash plate in the same location as the ADV?

My reason for asking is that...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-23-2006, 09:49 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 44,025
Posted By celtic kiwi
Paint on plastic

I heard years ago that normal trail bike plastic is slightly porous and it lifts the paint, and this is why KTM use polyamide(?) plastic as it can be painted. (and is in no doubt part of the costing...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-14-2006, 10:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,076
Posted By celtic kiwi
Talking original comment

feels like a 520 at speed.....to me that reads a whole lot different to 'as good and just as fast as a 520 on a single track' which seems to be where this discussion has headed,

Having said...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-25-2006, 11:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,606
Posted By celtic kiwi
cutting the screen

surely the amount to cut off is up to the individual.

We really need a new measurement...from butt to eyes when sitting on the bike. as overall height might not cut it, as body proportions can be...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-25-2006, 01:06 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,667
Posted By celtic kiwi
You still have to bolt the plate to the bracket

just seems like more weight and more opotunities for things to come loose and fall off...maybe I'm missing something. ( how bout a big maltese cross for the front mudguard :D )
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-17-2006, 01:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,264
Posted By celtic kiwi
Rear Brakes

http://www.cyclebrakes.com/html/other_brake_accessories.html
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-15-2006, 11:49 PM
Replies: 5,793
Views: 1,792,602
Posted By celtic kiwi
Have I ever told you how much I love you?

How tall are you Mistress G??????
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-15-2006, 11:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,882
Posted By celtic kiwi
2 Cents

The pipes are stainless.need to buy alternatives.

Meoni rode off road on a bike of similar proportions to the adv and seemed just fine off road.I love mine, (wouldn't mind an se though, damn...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-20-2006, 08:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,262
Posted By celtic kiwi
proven power

Added to that the 950 is pretty well proven now whilst this would be generation 1 for the aprilias in producton mode (correct me if I'm wrong)
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-07-2006, 11:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,122
Posted By celtic kiwi
Part No.

That'll be good cheers bro
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