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Forum: Ride reports 04-12-2010, 07:14 PM
Replies: 1,495
Views: 446,556
Posted By olddude
Glad to see your still keeping it upright. ...

Glad to see your still keeping it upright. Leaving Powell tomorrow for Natural Bridges. Very windy tonight...

Ted
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-20-2006, 03:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 537
Posted By olddude
Thanks all for the info, and the above really...

Thanks all for the info, and the above really sounds good about now.
I about killed myself trying to kick start the damm thing :D
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-20-2006, 12:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 537
Posted By olddude
Batterie location

I'm on vacation and my 1 year old batt is real weak, Hope it just needs water.
But where is it? It's foggy her and don't want to tear the whole bike down to find it.
Any help would be great.
...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-22-2006, 11:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,317
Posted By olddude
I got through, 33 mins on hold. They are...

I got through, 33 mins on hold. They are shipping it for free.
Im not sure what you guys don't like about it on a bike.
I can see it in brite sun light. I can hear it over the wind noise
going...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-21-2006, 08:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,317
Posted By olddude
Thanks for the info. On the 950, it mounts fine...

Thanks for the info. On the 950, it mounts fine with an optional sticky mount in front of the windscreen. I do not like a lot of stuff on the bars. Waterproof? That what warranties are for :D. ...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-19-2006, 01:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,317
Posted By olddude
Pissed I have a nuvi 350. Did it come with a CD? I do...

I have a nuvi 350. Did it come with a CD? I do not rememberr. Is there anyother way to get mapsource? Can someone put it up for download? I called garmin, but after 1 1/3 hr on hold I gave up (it...
Forum: Ride reports 05-15-2006, 01:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,427
Posted By olddude
Awesome, Just got one for the wife, she has never...

Awesome, Just got one for the wife, she has never ridden it and the rest of us have had a blast on it.
Never thought it would be so much fun. 1st gear goes anywhere. :D
Forum: Face plant 04-02-2006, 09:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,949
Posted By olddude
The answer depends on too much. Your age, If...

The answer depends on too much. Your age, If younger I would not report it for the damage I see.
There are many other varables.

I'm an old fart and though the years, IMHO, don't report it...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-01-2006, 04:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,270
Posted By olddude
I have the 2/14 light tint. Im 6-1 and toooooo...

I have the 2/14 light tint. Im 6-1 and toooooo many lbs to tell here.
I expected it to be a lot quiter, it's maybe cuts in by 30% which is why
I keep it. It did cut the buffiting I was getting...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-26-2006, 03:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,156
Posted By olddude
I have to repeat also: :loco :loco :loco :loco...

I have to repeat also: :loco :loco :loco :loco :loco

I was on the 15th floor of 45 floors in the HealthNet building. an electician fell
off the roof. As he was falling I heard him say "So far...
Forum: Face plant 10-24-2005, 02:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,693
Posted By olddude
Multi-Multi bike highway crash

Hope this might save a life some day... Always expect the unexpected.
This might take a long time to load.. Hard to believe..

http://ueba.com.br/forums/index.php?showtopic=19607&hl
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-23-2005, 04:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,603
Posted By olddude
The 950 is my first street bike. Having never...

The 950 is my first street bike. Having never ridden anything else 2 up, I can say it is just great.

Some facts. --
We never ride over 3 or 4 hours a day.
We live where there are a lot of...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-19-2005, 01:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,723
Posted By olddude
Deer whistle do not work, IMHO Look at all the...

Deer whistle do not work, IMHO Look at all the info on them. I tried to buy an 12v elect on for my backyard, the deer eat all our flowers.
They would not take it back if it did not work. ...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-07-2005, 04:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,485
Posted By olddude
Nice report. Same height and a little older,...

Nice report.
Same height and a little older, we leave a lot of smiles on people after we get on or off the 950.
Wife and I have hugged the ground twice now. Not sure why she still rides with...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-31-2005, 04:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,381
Posted By olddude
Thanks for the infomation. Make sense to me. ...

Thanks for the infomation. Make sense to me.
On the wide bars, it just seems that I would notice it more (visually) which is all I notice anyway.
If I had 2" wide bars, I don't think I would have...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-31-2005, 02:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,381
Posted By olddude
Slight wobble - Is this normal?

Riding down a smooth mountain road this morning.
Take both hands off the bars to zip up my jacket and notice
a little wobble on the bars. Cannot feel it with one or both hands on
the bars.
I...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-31-2005, 01:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 534
Posted By olddude
I,m too old, tired and cranky to put up with any...

I,m too old, tired and cranky to put up with any spin or bullshit (could be ridding instead).

Got my 950 at Nevada Motorcycle Specialties in Reno/Sparks. I live in Sacramento. CA
over 120...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-15-2005, 01:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,084
Posted By olddude
Been sucking them down as far as possable for...

Been sucking them down as far as possable for over 30 years. No problems yet, still waiting -----
IMHO, anything less will someday fail you....
Forum: Ride reports 07-16-2005, 12:40 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,779
Posted By olddude
Thanks for the info on the Givi, will look at it....

Thanks for the info on the Givi, will look at it.

Get out of the heat??? You guys are tough or have great gear. :D

It's hot up here, Going to wait till it gets out of the 100's.

com3...
Forum: Ride reports 07-15-2005, 10:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,239
Posted By olddude
I at 3000', not much cooler here if at all. Was...

I at 3000', not much cooler here if at all. Was planning to put the 950 in the ToyBox
this weekend and haul it down to Bodega Bay in comfort. Find and ride the logging roads up Hy 1, but, had...
Forum: Ride reports 07-15-2005, 10:09 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,779
Posted By olddude
Where did you get the back box? Been to...

Where did you get the back box?

Been to Bodi a few times in a car. Looking forward to the bike
Forum: Ride reports 07-13-2005, 12:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,239
Posted By olddude
Sierra Nevada trip (short)

OK, I'm real new to this and could never compete with you real 'iron butts' . But -
We live in a nice riding area. Wife and I took a little 80 mile 2 up trip (If you count weight, we were 3 up) in...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-11-2005, 04:04 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 543
Posted By olddude
Short Mountain ride

OK, I'm real new to this and could never compete with you real 'iron butts' . But -
We live in a nice riding area. Wife and I took a little 80 mile 2 up trip (If you count weight, we were 3 up) in...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-07-2005, 03:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 855
Posted By olddude
Laugh Wow!!!!

All I can seem to say is WOW, you guys were right.
This thing is nothing but fun. Its Fast, Nimble and should be
illegal. Glad it's not.

I have very little street experience but too many...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-10-2005, 10:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,243
Posted By olddude
Speedometer accuracy ??

My speedometer seems to be way off. Are any other experiencing this?
When I turn it on it showes " 21 ".

The one check I could do was showed 4 mph too fast at 35mpg, showed 39.
How...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-03-2005, 10:43 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,314
Posted By olddude
http://www.nevadaktm.com/ In Reno, NV ...

http://www.nevadaktm.com/

In Reno, NV
Ask for Mark, the owner

sorry so late with this
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-02-2005, 01:00 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,314
Posted By olddude
My dealer called me and told me about it. Said...

My dealer called me and told me about it. Said it should be fixed at the 600 or 1000 mile tuneup. KTM was paying for it.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-20-2005, 11:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 525
Posted By olddude
Thanks

Thanks, This helps a lot. I missed the 1400 idle, thought my dealer said 1000, it died too many times. I do have gas flow out when it is full, it all goes to the right tank. This cannot help it...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-19-2005, 10:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 525
Posted By olddude
Newbe 950 questions

Hello,
I just picked up my 05 Adventure last Thursday. I have many years experience in the dirt and now wanted to get something for the street that I can bring along with the RV. NEVER ridden on...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-16-2005, 09:58 AM
Replies: 279
Views: 56,025
Posted By olddude
Info on rough running.

Just picked up my new 950 on 4/14/05, Loaded it on the truck,
http://www.northtech.net/gallery/
filled it up with gas (level) at 4000'. Drove 100 miles up to 7000, and home at 3000'. Gas was...
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