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Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-27-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 904
Views: 120,764
Posted By rossphoto
no doubt, me too

no doubt, me too
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-19-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 957
Posted By rossphoto
Good idea.

Good idea.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-18-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 957
Posted By rossphoto
Probably is suspension? I got a ton of dialing in...

Probably is suspension? I got a ton of dialing in to do.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-18-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 11,231
Posted By rossphoto
I've ordered thousands of dollars worth of stuff...

I've ordered thousands of dollars worth of stuff from them. Their shipping is the worst I have ever encountered. But I never have trouble reaching them and they do get it right. Just have to be very...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-18-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 957
Posted By rossphoto
Shimmy up front

I've been noticing a shimmying in my handlebars on my 2005 950 adv especially when in standing on the pegs. It's not drastic but I definitely feel it. I was thinking low tire pressure but that's not...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-30-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 848
Posted By rossphoto
Yes it seems to do much better without the...

Yes it seems to do much better without the throttle...
Forum: Trip Planning 08-29-2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,202
Posted By rossphoto
no wd 40

There are lots of good threads on here about chain maint. Different ways for different types of chain. Do a search because its too much for me to type and Im not sure I can even explain well enough...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-29-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 848
Posted By rossphoto
Starting my 950 ADV

Sometime it starts right up smooth as cutting warm butter. Sometimes it goes clank clank click clic clank like an old sherman tank trying to start. Typically, I give it one twist of the throttle to...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-28-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 600
Posted By rossphoto
Oh the good old days, where have they gone? I...

Oh the good old days, where have they gone? I think I want a new Farrah Fawcett poster...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-28-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 600
Posted By rossphoto
Thanks chuck I was kinda thinking the same thing

Thanks chuck I was kinda thinking the same thing
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-28-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 600
Posted By rossphoto
Battery

Im currently running a Shorai with the following specs
Voltage - 12
A/HR PbEq - 18
Cranking CCA - 270
Weight (Grams) - 960.00
Weight (Pounds) - 2.12
Max Charge - 18

I just put on a set of...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 08-24-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 554
Posted By rossphoto
Thanks flasher

Thanks flasher
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 08-24-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 554
Posted By rossphoto
Gps coordinates for laurel fork???

Anyone have exact coordinates for laurel fork campground near Elkins wv??
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-12-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 11,153
Views: 2,377,148
Posted By rossphoto
put on this awesome sticker package and panniers....

put on this awesome sticker package and panniers. Touratech graciously agreed to sponsor my upcoming RTW. Be on the lookout on Touratech website and Facebook page for my blogs...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-11-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 977
Views: 166,230
Posted By rossphoto
Doubt that, too many copyright issues would...

Doubt that, too many copyright issues would arise...
Forum: Ride reports 08-10-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,669
Posted By rossphoto
I too am curious how one can travel the world...

I too am curious how one can travel the world with no money.... It simply costs money to get gas and food?????
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-29-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,725
Posted By rossphoto
I'm on a 2005.5 950 getting about 175 on full...

I'm on a 2005.5 950 getting about 175 on full tanks and a loaded bike. Not bad
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-28-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 313
Views: 71,811
Posted By rossphoto
+1

+1
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-25-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 489
Posted By rossphoto
Sweet, Im getting them. Im preppin for a big one...

Sweet, Im getting them. Im preppin for a big one and plan on spending a lot of time in North India waaaay up high and in the andes tooo... Im not an expert on keeping my carbs synced and as much...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-25-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 489
Posted By rossphoto
flexible fuel mixture kit

Anyone use these? Do they work well???

http://www.ktmtwins.com/flex-jet-ktm-lc8-950-flexible-fuel-mixture-screw-kit
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-23-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 42,532
Posted By rossphoto
Thats interesting using the foot pegs. Not sure...

Thats interesting using the foot pegs. Not sure that would work on my 950? Plus I don't like the Rotopax hanging lower than the panniers. I was originally asking if there is a problem mounting them...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-23-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 42,532
Posted By rossphoto
I haven't seen anyone mount the Rotopax directly...

I haven't seen anyone mount the Rotopax directly to the side of their panniers. Why? Would that be a problem for some reason? Width? Weight?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-19-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,032
Posted By rossphoto
Yea, which is at least 115 lbs less than I'd want...

Yea, which is at least 115 lbs less than I'd want any pillion... I'm good with two 2 gallon rotos right???
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-19-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,032
Posted By rossphoto
I didn't think it would be but saw a bunch of...

I didn't think it would be but saw a bunch of posts with guys talking about weight and center of balance
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-19-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,032
Posted By rossphoto
Damn I ordered two two gallon rotopax they must...

Damn I ordered two two gallon rotopax they must be huge. Is it really a problem with weight mounting them with a bracket on both sides of the tail box???
Forum: Ride reports 07-19-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 46,829
Posted By rossphoto
That figures, I'm on a 2005.5 ADV too. But the...

That figures, I'm on a 2005.5 ADV too. But the fuel and water pump are now known issues and hopefully I remedied them and am prepped in case they go bad again... I'm headed out on a RTW in March......
Forum: Ride reports 07-19-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 46,829
Posted By rossphoto
What was it that caused you to be stranded on the...

What was it that caused you to be stranded on the 950? Good luck Ill be following...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-18-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,032
Posted By rossphoto
Are those 3 gallon rotopax???

Are those 3 gallon rotopax???
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-18-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 42,532
Posted By rossphoto
What size are those roropax 3 gallon?

What size are those roropax 3 gallon?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-18-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 607
Posted By rossphoto
Ha ha... Yea I zip tied it in a way that...

Ha ha... Yea I zip tied it in a way that hopefully there isnt much strain or bend in the wire...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-18-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 607
Posted By rossphoto
950 adv. In my op I kept telling myself as I was...

950 adv. In my op I kept telling myself as I was typing name the bike and year and of course I forgot. Anyway, new sensor in working great... Thnx
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-18-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 607
Posted By rossphoto
Ha yea that's why I'm basically my own mechanic ....

Ha yea that's why I'm basically my own mechanic . I couldn't figure this one out. I think my sensor is bad putting on a new one today... Thnx
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-18-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 607
Posted By rossphoto
speedometer

My speedo is out and a local mechnic told me I was missing the dome ring??? I have searched all the microfiche and have no idea what that is.. I ordered the replacement speedometer sensor. Is there a...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-16-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,118
Posted By rossphoto
Too many drinks tonight (or maybe just enough) ....

Too many drinks tonight (or maybe just enough) . I just ordered a Renazco seat. Gonna go with black suede top with black leather sides low profile... Does that compromise comfort???
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-16-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,118
Posted By rossphoto
Come to think of it I did do a 900 mile day in...

Come to think of it I did do a 900 mile day in Mexico once on my 640 with a renazco seat... Or something like that range? I rode from puerto angel (on the coast southeast of Oaxaca) to Tampico......
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-16-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,118
Posted By rossphoto
Neckkid or not comfy or not I don't think id...

Neckkid or not comfy or not I don't think id disgrace my ktm with that ugly ass shit...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-15-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,118
Posted By rossphoto
Hmmm... Ok I actually had a Renazco on my 640...

Hmmm... Ok I actually had a Renazco on my 640 many years back. I guess comfort wasn't as much of an issue for me back then... Guess I'll look into another Renazco. I can always take the Airhawk just...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-15-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,118
Posted By rossphoto
Custom Seats

Is there any value to having a custom seat for extended touring if I'm also using an Airhawk???
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-12-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 16,633
Posted By rossphoto
I too would love to know exactly what regular...

I too would love to know exactly what regular maintenance you 100K plus riders have done to maintain the bikes??? Im leaving on a RTW in March on my 05 950 adv with 36K on it... Im going to replace...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-10-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,231
Posted By rossphoto
+1 Altrider. Black Dog. CJ Designs. ...

+1
Altrider.
Black Dog.
CJ Designs.

Touratech has fine products however, absurdly overpriced. Clearly geared towards people who have, spend and waste money on their BMW's... Not slamming BMW's...
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