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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-01-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 932
Posted By squadraquota
What about remapping? Afaik the mapping is what...

What about remapping? Afaik the mapping is what makes the difference. The 2012 adv was specced at 115, same HP as the R. Before, it was 105HP. Only difference is the mapping I believe. Have you...
Forum: Ride reports 12-01-2014, 04:44 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 22,527
Posted By squadraquota
+1 on recuva If you have not used that card...

+1 on recuva

If you have not used that card since, recovery is almost guaranteed.

Complimenten voor jullie RR, vooral Libië vond ik heel bijzonder!
Forum: Ride reports 11-30-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 404
Views: 69,392
Posted By squadraquota
Wicked This reminded me of Schofield pass from the Oso...

This reminded me of Schofield pass from the Oso Loco tour: "don't get pushed off Kelly, get away from the edge." :evil



Great RR, as always!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-27-2014, 04:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,052
Posted By squadraquota
The video seems blocked

Perhaps something to do with the music? Rights and all that...?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-18-2014, 04:26 AM
Replies: 1,319
Views: 251,494
Posted By squadraquota
Impressive stuff! :clap You really ride...

Impressive stuff! :clap

You really ride fast....

Amazing how you manage to get it up those sandy dunes. Did i see correct you are running a mitas e-09 on the rear? What is up front?
Forum: Vendors 11-17-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 1,770
Views: 243,719
Posted By squadraquota
thanks, i was afraid it would need some...

thanks, i was afraid it would need some improvsing to make it work.

When you can, please post some pics and dimensions of the H1. I will give it some thought then and if i think i may be able to...
Forum: Vendors 11-14-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 1,770
Views: 243,719
Posted By squadraquota
H1

Hi Darryl,

great news!

I have a Rade screen with Hella reflectors on my 990.

High beam uses a H1, the bulb is in some holder/connector which attaches to the reflector with a bajonet fit....
Forum: Ride reports 11-13-2014, 01:53 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,325
Posted By squadraquota
Austria?? No way, absolutely not. They will never...

Austria?? No way, absolutely not. They will never allow it. Not on public roads.

Italy maybe. Although their red tape is the worst imaginable, they do love events like these. They actually have a...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-07-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,161
Posted By squadraquota
High fender...

...has a benefit here, no need to remove the calipers, just rotate the forks legs a bit to get the wheel out.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-07-2014, 02:30 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,161
Posted By squadraquota
With the tire off, find the heavy spot of the...

With the tire off, find the heavy spot of the wheel/rim and mark it. With the tire on, that spot will move to somewhere between the marker and the valve stem. Mount the tire with the heavy spot...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-06-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,069
Posted By squadraquota
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=75...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=757934

Pretty much covers it all.....
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-05-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 394
Views: 51,048
Posted By squadraquota
Never shop by bike on mynetmoto, just search by...

Never shop by bike on mynetmoto, just search by size and you will find the usual suspects.....
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-30-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 394
Views: 51,048
Posted By squadraquota
Way cheaper than which pirelli? I usually...

Way cheaper than which pirelli?

I usually buy at mynetmoto.com

140/80x18 MT21 vs E-09 vs E-07 resp € 89, 79, 69.

Granted, huge difference % wise, but with just €10 between them I would not...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-21-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,084
Posted By squadraquota
Judging by the photo you posted i don't think...

Judging by the photo you posted i don't think there is a whole lot between them. And surely BDCW make good stuff.

But since the OP is in Denmark, the most relevant difference may be the cost of...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-21-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,084
Posted By squadraquota
Bike on center stand, the top of the peg (grip-...

Bike on center stand, the top of the peg (grip- bolt included) is 40 cm / 16" above the floor. Measured on the outside tip of the peg.

I did not think about measuring before i swapped them, so i...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-20-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,084
Posted By squadraquota
Definitely stable and excellent grip. I had the...

Definitely stable and excellent grip. I had the CJ designs peg extenders before and Rades are just as stable and grippy.

I was pleasantly surprised how much 2 cm does for comfort. Both sitting...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-20-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,844
Posted By squadraquota
I currently have 5cm Rox ritsers, but recently...

I currently have 5cm Rox ritsers, but recently mounted 2cm lower footpegs. So i am considering slightly less hi risers. Yours look very interesting. Did you get the massive ones or the drilled?
...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-20-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,084
Posted By squadraquota
Check out radegarage.com I have a set of his...

Check out radegarage.com

I have a set of his pegs on my 990, they work great. I think these pegs will also fit the 1190, check with Rade to be sure. He is an inmate btw
Forum: Ride reports 10-19-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 645
Views: 180,395
Posted By squadraquota
Maribu

Great RR guys, thanks for the wonderful write-up and pics

That spork stealing stork we call maribu. It is a scavenger, very much like vultures.

Good luck with the whole visa/passport thing....
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-02-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 394
Views: 51,048
Posted By squadraquota
Who is 'they'? Woody's has Excel 18x3.5 for sure....

Who is 'they'? Woody's has Excel 18x3.5 for sure.

As for the tkc80, especially the front is not everybodys favorite...
I use MT21rallycross and the front is pretty decent and it wears reasonably...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-02-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 674
Posted By squadraquota
see this thread...

see this thread http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=833375

KTM only sells the complete set (controller plus grips), some inmates had a busted grip and ordered a new set. So, there...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-29-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,135
Posted By squadraquota
I did. I live in The Netherlands and went to one...

I did. I live in The Netherlands and went to one of their service centers. Job was done by Bas (an inmate here, particpated on one of Colebatch's Mongolia-Siberia trips).

Other then the spirngs,...
Forum: Vendors 09-26-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 1,770
Views: 243,719
Posted By squadraquota
Any progress on H1?

Hi Daryll,

Any news on the H1 front? Really looking out for that one. And so are a bunch of beemer people :D

Something else I'll be looking forward to is this years report from the 24h of...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-22-2014, 01:12 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,656
Posted By squadraquota
R/h grip busted

Well, i checked my grips and controller. Turns out the grip on the throttle side is bust. The resistance is infinite so something broke inside. I also cut the wires close to the grip so that i could...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-17-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,656
Posted By squadraquota
same here...

Past weekend I noticed mine are flashing as well, every time I turn the ignition key on.
It goes off when I hold the button for a few secs. Psuhing the button again will only result in flashing...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-08-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,789
Posted By squadraquota
just curious, which tyre in your experience is...

just curious, which tyre in your experience is non-affordable, but lasting and agressive?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-03-2014, 02:00 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,432
Posted By squadraquota
+1 on the split

We have the precedent, we have the proper format and it is all backed up by the numbers....

Looking forward to the mods reaction.....
Forum: Vendors 08-07-2014, 02:10 AM
Replies: 1,770
Views: 243,719
Posted By squadraquota
So that will probably be the same for a H1 bulb....

So that will probably be the same for a H1 bulb. But i can live with a separate box, so please keep on chasing them :whip
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-06-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 12,835
Posted By squadraquota
E-09 on wet?

How did the E-09 do on wet tar? I find 6.000 km pretty impressive for a knobby.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-28-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,766
Posted By squadraquota
'12 990, LeoVince exhaust, Akra mapping (latest...

'12 990, LeoVince exhaust, Akra mapping (latest mapping as per sept '13)

highway and secundary roads, between 14 and 16 km/l (33 to 38 mpg)

off road (with 45 rear sprocket) that can drop to...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-28-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,601
Posted By squadraquota
So far I only had to add a something like 30 g to...

So far I only had to add a something like 30 g to the MT21. No rim lock...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-28-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,601
Posted By squadraquota
Thanks Kamanya for the detailed answer,...

Thanks Kamanya for the detailed answer, interesting to read that in your experience the Desert behave well on wet tar, some people say they are like riding in ice on wet...
I find a comparative...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-27-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,601
Posted By squadraquota
Hi Andrew, I am curious about why you prefer...

Hi Andrew,

I am curious about why you prefer the Mitas? Is it wear? How do you rate the E09 over the Desert on wet tarmac?

My experience so far is only with Pirelli MT21. I like those, but the...
Forum: Vendors 07-23-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 1,770
Views: 243,719
Posted By squadraquota
+1 I need H1 for my Hella hi beam reflector!...

+1

I need H1 for my Hella hi beam reflector!

And you know Daryll, that halogen yellow now looks rather pathetic compared to my fantastic pair of Cyclops long range aux leds, so I feel you have...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-02-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,786
Posted By squadraquota
I have no weave or wobble issues whatsoever. Not...

I have no weave or wobble issues whatsoever. Not with the A/T and not with the MT21.

In my experience usually suspension setup is the culprit. Start by setting the bike to the factory suggested...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-02-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 406
Posted By squadraquota
This happened to me twice..... ('12 990). First...

This happened to me twice..... ('12 990). First time only the speedo failed, control lights still worked. Dash was replaced under warranty. Half a year later it failed again, just like on your bike...
Forum: Ride reports 05-23-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 409
Views: 141,493
Posted By squadraquota
This is just too funny… poor girl…:D Thanks...

This is just too funny… poor girl…:D

Thanks guys for this great ride report, it really has it all!

Just one thing, somewhere Mishutka said that BMW attracts wonen of all ages. But of course...
Forum: Vendors 05-21-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 1,770
Views: 243,719
Posted By squadraquota
That is good news, looking forward to the...

That is good news, looking forward to the results. For a good product I will happily be patient (well, try to be :D) and use the halogen until then!

Now that I know you are working on it, I am...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-15-2014, 04:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,192
Posted By squadraquota
I was at a Guzzi Rally in Mandello years ago...

I was at a Guzzi Rally in Mandello years ago where a guy meticulously stickered all Beemers with a 'Dingen die die Welt nicht braucht' (things the world does not need) sticker....they looked...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-15-2014, 02:33 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 31,333
Posted By squadraquota
why the ban? related to his site being off line?

wonder what that would be, other than perhaps arguing his threads should have been in the vendor forum, not in OC. But hey, there are more non-pro inmates offering their stuff in OC. And moving a...
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