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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-15-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,922
Posted By KTMbageera
Vibration and shock

I deal with these two issues on my 450MXC and my 990R the same way. I have used FLEXX bars for a decade and can continue to ride up to 2000klm. per month because of them. I filled the bar ends with...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 08-13-2014, 11:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,487
Posted By KTMbageera
For vibration and shock issues Flexxbars are the...

For vibration and shock issues Flexxbars are the real fix. Installing elastomer absorbers on both inside and outside of the pivots is helpful. I filled my bars with BBs, then sealed them with just...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-05-2014, 11:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 742
Posted By KTMbageera
Check out Highway Dirt Bike switches. They have...

Check out Highway Dirt Bike switches. They have many configurations to choose from and are high quality units, very durable and water proof.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 08-05-2014, 11:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,484
Posted By KTMbageera
HDB Communication

I was in the Denver area last week and decided to stop in and say hello at HDB. It took some creativity to find them. It was worth it. Paul was out "testing" equipment for a few days. I had the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-29-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 63,301
Posted By KTMbageera
You might consider CJ Designs fuel filler filter...

You might consider CJ Designs fuel filler filter upgrade. I installed the new filler necks with pre filters on my 09' 990R and they really extend the service life/frequency of my filters. + they look...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-10-2014, 01:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 577
Posted By KTMbageera
Aux lights setup / favourite switches

Greetings Inmates. I am planning an LED lights install on my 09' 990R and would like some input on electronics and switches.

I currently have a Baja Designs 8" light bar bolted under the OEM...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-01-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,223
Posted By KTMbageera
Penny wise and pound foolish.

Just a few words on the price of aftermarket farkle for our pampered two wheeled girlfriends. I have paid good money for good equipment many times. I have not regretted it ever. I have felt grateful...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-10-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,012
Posted By KTMbageera
I know you are asking about Cycra guards, and...

I know you are asking about Cycra guards, and they are certainly well made with a grey track record.

Have you considered HDB Beefy guards? I use Flexx bars on my 990R and have already crash tested...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-18-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 342
Posted By KTMbageera
990R radiator spew.

Hello from Cambodia. I just returned from riding the western border with Thailand and Laos. Great people and good fun. Several times when I stopped and parked my 2009 990R, within a few minutes...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-18-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 9,348
Posted By KTMbageera
Breaking Heidenau bead

On the road in Cambodia last week, circumnavigating the border with Vietnam, Thailand, and Laos. Two rear flats in 2200 klms. One from a torn out valve stem, the other from a nail induced puncture. ...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-09-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 926
Posted By KTMbageera
Good to pay attention to your travel weight....

Good to pay attention to your travel weight. Adjust with that, including you on the bike. Weight difference affects the vertical angle of the lights down the road.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-07-2014, 12:43 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 32,773
Posted By KTMbageera
I have used Kydex to fabricate many things...

I have used Kydex to fabricate many things including header pipe heat guards for a WR450f. The Kydex held its shape and rigidity 3/8 inch away from the header. You know how hot a header can get. I...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-05-2014, 05:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,829
Posted By KTMbageera
This is pretty simple really. Street bike...

This is pretty simple really.

Street bike guys who want to go long and leave pavement occasionally love the GS, second choice the Yamaha. Somewhere after that comes the VStrom and Tiger.

Those...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-25-2014, 06:06 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,435
Posted By KTMbageera
Required mods

Headlight mods, or aux lights a must. OEM lighting is completely underwhelming.

Change out the OEM HEATOLATOR muffler cans for aftermarket units of your choice and budget.

Large platform foot...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-11-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 32,773
Posted By KTMbageera
Passenger peg mod.

So, has your favourite passenger ever complained about how slippery the OEM rear pegs feel when they are needing to stand up and take a "butt" break? Well, I decided to see what all the fuss was...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-03-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 994
Posted By KTMbageera
990 R power budget question

I am on a new lighting plan for my 990r.

1 existing Baja Designs 8" ONX LED bar. 42 watt draw

Want to replace existing OEM headlight with 2 BD Squadrons 42 watts X 2

I occasionally use the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-16-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 15,468
Posted By KTMbageera
990 and Baja Designs ONX 8" light bar.

I am following your thread with BD. I have a 09' 990R. The ONX fit great between the OEM headlight and my high fender. Not a lot of extra room, but it works fine.

I fabricated the rock guard out...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-05-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,771
Posted By KTMbageera
Never know till you try. I love how inmates keep...

Never know till you try. I love how inmates keep experimenting with different systems on our bikes.

I would like to put 2 Baja Designs Squadrons in place of the OEM headlights, fit into a carbon...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-05-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,438
Posted By KTMbageera
Flexx vibration issues.

I ride a couple of thousand kilometres a month during my work here in Cambodia. Some is highway, much is off road. After about 6 years of this wear and tear on my wrists, elbows, and shoulders I...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-04-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,438
Posted By KTMbageera
Farkle Factions

Ever buy a cheap screwdriver, or ratchet? How does it feel every time you use it? Do you rejoice every time you use it saying to yourself, "Wow this feels good in my hand and so does the extra money...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-25-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 19,779
Views: 8,386,136
Posted By KTMbageera
Cambodia Orange is Cool!

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3774/12099274434_079a9070e7.jpg
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-23-2014, 01:12 AM
Replies: 12,199
Views: 2,740,232
Posted By KTMbageera
Orange everywhere in Cambodia

There are lots of KTM fans in Cambodia. Everywhere you look, there are guys in our favourite colour. They are so excited to see KTM's rolling throughout the Kingdom.

I am sporting new graphics I...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-19-2013, 01:38 PM
Replies: 3,241
Views: 564,290
Posted By KTMbageera
3rd World Rider

My company car is an 09' 990R
stock headers and Leo Vincents cans
all smog stuff removed
PowerCommander4
just bought a Rottweiler filter system to install


No tuners/dynos in range. Decent...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-03-2013, 07:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 902
Posted By KTMbageera
ratios, front and rear sprockets.

Generally, 1 tooth on the counter sprocket equals 4 teeth on the back.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-21-2013, 06:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,645
Posted By KTMbageera
No throttle, no need.

No throttle, no need.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-26-2013, 04:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,810
Posted By KTMbageera
No, you are not mad. Worst storm riding is better...

No, you are not mad. Worst storm riding is better than the best sunny day on a beach. It's all in perspective. I live in monsoon country here in Cambodia and I really like riding in the rain, BIG...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-01-2013, 05:58 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,014
Posted By KTMbageera
I chose an Ortlieb Dry Bag for my "Wet" travels...

I chose an Ortlieb Dry Bag for my "Wet" travels in the monsoon zone. It fits great on top of my CJ Designs rear deck. It also works great when my Gobi panniers are attached, I can still open the box...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 09-26-2013, 06:43 PM
Replies: 321
Views: 59,666
Posted By KTMbageera
I hate it when my bike sits in the garage,...

I hate it when my bike sits in the garage, whining about me not taking her for a dance in the mountains. That silent treatment every time I go through the garage to get in my car and go to work, or...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-14-2013, 08:51 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,106
Posted By KTMbageera
I designed and made the tank bag here in...

I designed and made the tank bag here in Cambodia. I like the way it contours to the contours. Just the right angle to not be in my way during stand up riding.
Forum: Photos 09-11-2013, 10:06 AM
Replies: 654
Views: 216,106
Posted By KTMbageera
Bamboo River crossing, Koh Kong Cambodia

Dry season this is a no problem crossing. Monsoon season is a different story. 3 15" SUV inner tubes, an aluminium plug machined to slip into the end of my pipe with a bib and hose to inflate the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-10-2013, 09:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,731
Posted By KTMbageera
OK, so don't laugh.... any of you. I posted the...

OK, so don't laugh.... any of you. I posted the install pics for these way cool filters and filler caps not long ago. We are currently in the middle of a significant "monsoon" season in Cambodia...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-24-2013, 08:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,731
Posted By KTMbageera
I have been using a KTM OEM sock filter for the...

I have been using a KTM OEM sock filter for the year I have had my beast in Cambodia. See video clip:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uEI2Ancvd3w

This method works but is not ideal. The filter...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-23-2013, 04:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,731
Posted By KTMbageera
Dirty fuel and filter issues.

I really like my 09' 990R, it is perfect for my travels in SE Asia. We have plenty of fuel these days, from gas stations with underground tanks and pumps, or 55 gal. drums with a crank pump, to 2...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-18-2013, 11:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,653
Posted By KTMbageera
Some corners of the motorcycle world just do not...

Some corners of the motorcycle world just do not stock 525 chain. For those of us who live outside the realms of convenient distributors it is easier to find a 520 chain.

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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-05-2013, 05:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,534
Posted By KTMbageera
We all have some form of addiction. Some with...

We all have some form of addiction. Some with alcohol, sex, drugs of various flavours, gambling, shopping, sugar, you got the picture.

Ours is legal (if you respect speed limits) and moral. It...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-04-2013, 08:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,048
Posted By KTMbageera
Go with the GL Great Basin instead of the Coyote....

Go with the GL Great Basin instead of the Coyote. You can always squeeze down the GB with the cool cinch straps, but you cannot expand a Coyote.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-26-2013, 01:09 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 8,262
Posted By KTMbageera
Here comes 2 cents from Cambodia. A wise man once...

Here comes 2 cents from Cambodia. A wise man once remarked, "Beauty is in the eye of the beholder." My 09' 990R looks cool parked, nice and clean. But ask me what it looks like when I am wound tight...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-20-2013, 09:18 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,106
Posted By KTMbageera
FLEXX enduro 14 degree bars have room and save...

FLEXX enduro 14 degree bars have room and save your joints. They cost more because they are more.

<img src="https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3768/9246001592_329442ae4f.jpg" width="500" height="332"...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-18-2013, 11:47 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,941
Posted By KTMbageera
So, this is a great example of why I like...

So, this is a great example of why I like ADVrider.com I just wish sometimes I lived in range to ride with some of you. Keep riding and writing.

Dave in Cambodia
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-12-2013, 10:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,402
Posted By KTMbageera
HDB Quality

Get the Beefy HD guards for your 990. Have dropped my 990R twice on mine with not a tweak or bend. Solid equipment for sure. The mirrors are a must for me too. They work at speed, are adjustable...
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