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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) Today, 03:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 263
Posted By squadraquota
That is how mine works, using the euro light...

That is how mine works, using the euro light switch and Skene dimmer:
- low beam
- low W/ aux (dimmed to your choice between 10 and 100%. Mine are at appr 60%)
- hi beam w/ aux, full power
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) Yesterday, 04:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 263
Posted By squadraquota
I did that, used a Skene dimmer. So the hi beam...

I did that, used a Skene dimmer. So the hi beam wire just triggers the Skene, the actual draw is direcly from the battery.

Also used a euro light switch. Write up here...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-28-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 260
Posted By squadraquota
I had a similar experience, tho iirc the light...

I had a similar experience, tho iirc the light went off when i took the key out. My dealer checked the computer, no errors. Bike ran fine, just that stupid light that did not go off....

The fault...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-19-2015, 03:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,149
Posted By squadraquota
I stand corrected :-)

You are absolutely right, i mixed them up. Tnx for correcting.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-18-2015, 02:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,149
Posted By squadraquota
There is a very long thread in the vendors...

There is a very long thread in the vendors section. Iirc, someone tried the H7, and it would not fit due to luck of space behind the reflector.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-18-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,425
Posted By squadraquota
Sorry mate, but this is bull… What is right...

Sorry mate, but this is bull…

What is right is depending on so many variables… bike dimensions, rider weight, speed, and of course the type if road. Or terrein.... And there is the matter of what...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-01-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,019
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: 96
Views: 27,030
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: 520
Views: 99,053
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: 2,194
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: 1,331
Views: 254,915
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: 1,959
Views: 273,715
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: 1,959
Views: 273,715
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: 61
Views: 10,348
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: 65
Views: 4,497
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: 65
Views: 4,497
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: 2,240
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: 417
Views: 56,843
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: 417
Views: 56,843
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: 29
Views: 1,808
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: 29
Views: 1,808
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: 29
Views: 1,808
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: 31
Views: 2,562
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: 29
Views: 1,808
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: 696
Views: 199,249
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: 417
Views: 56,843
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: 723
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: 3,227
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: 1,959
Views: 273,715
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: 52
Views: 10,468
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: 52
Views: 10,468
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: 7,164
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: 5,621
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: 1,959
Views: 273,715
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: 13,407
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: 3,883
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: 9,854
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: 9,854
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: 9,854
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: 1,959
Views: 273,715
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...
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