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Forum: Vendors 01-13-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 588
Views: 98,142
Posted By skianreid
Nice work dude.

I especially like the easy access to the quick tool roll or fuel cell. I travel with a fanny pack with tools and med stuff, but try to keep my heavy metal in the luggage. This little lower stash...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 09-16-2013, 10:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,726
Posted By skianreid
A nine fitty

Has anyone suggested a 950 with 5000.00 dumped into her.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-16-2013, 09:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,179
Posted By skianreid
+1

+1
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-16-2013, 09:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,053
Posted By skianreid
Why Yuasa? Why not a lithium option?

Why Yuasa? Why not a lithium option?
Forum: Equipment 06-28-2013, 11:57 AM
Replies: 593
Views: 99,344
Posted By skianreid
Lattitude is not bad...

I have a pretty full arsenal of Klim product and I look at clothing systems like i'm in the backcountry. Sometimes I need more protection than others, thats Why I have a Quiver.

Riding asphalt in...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-12-2013, 10:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 781
Posted By skianreid
Check to see if the O2 screw in the pipe fell out.

Check to see if the O2 screw in the pipe fell out.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-12-2013, 10:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 757
Posted By skianreid
I'll ride it for the plane ticket. That's what I...

I'll ride it for the plane ticket. That's what I do.
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2013, 01:09 PM
Replies: 6,567
Views: 1,329,142
Posted By skianreid
Djh +1

+1 on Hopkins. The work he did for me was top notch.
Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2013, 09:10 AM
Replies: 6,567
Views: 1,329,142
Posted By skianreid
RFS of EFI

Well, I really think you have answered your own question here. But I will through my 2 cents at it.

You've been riding a while and the new bikes are 80% better handling which is 80% of your...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-30-2013, 12:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 948
Posted By skianreid
I travel extensively with a GPS. Used fancy ones...

I travel extensively with a GPS. Used fancy ones and I find the best is a simple gecko picked up at a pawn shop for 20 bucks and a good paper map.

Unless you want the use of communication with a...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-26-2013, 07:03 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 10,620
Posted By skianreid
New plating process for a 350 xcf-w

K, I am curious if anyone this season has gone down the road in Boulder or Colorado to plate their new dirt bike. The dealer can put the stuff but they seem to add on a lot of charges for something...
Forum: Thumpers 03-04-2013, 11:34 AM
Replies: 6,567
Views: 1,329,142
Posted By skianreid
+1 on DJH build

Dave built my head plus the 540 barrel and a 41 mm overbore on the carb. One super bike.
Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2013, 10:27 AM
Replies: 6,567
Views: 1,329,142
Posted By skianreid
It's not necessary but it sure does make it...

It's not necessary but it sure does make it simple.
Forum: Thumpers 01-13-2013, 09:02 AM
Replies: 6,567
Views: 1,329,142
Posted By skianreid
quiver weapons

That 640 is a great bike congrats. If baja is your land of Shangra La don't think you can pick a better adventure travel rig. Lot's you can do with that one. This particular thread is about the...
Forum: Equipment 10-13-2012, 09:57 AM
Replies: 593
Views: 99,344
Posted By skianreid
Water proof and brethable

So WP is only a rating accepted in the industry. The test is on fabric only. Also to be clear. The tests do not take into consideration the high wind forces associated in riding Moto. Gore is and...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-07-2012, 09:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 924
Posted By skianreid
Contact, Judd Van Sickle uc Davis center for...

Contact, Judd Van Sickle uc Davis center for sports med. he will have an answer for ya. Also Eric Heidan is in Salt Lake. Cheap flight and an amazing guy with knees. Well worth the 69 dollar flight.
Forum: Equipment 09-23-2012, 02:47 PM
Replies: 593
Views: 99,344
Posted By skianreid
Bottom line

The bottom line is you need a quiver. People have commented on the stiffness of this piece and how uncomfortable it is. I feel the pants are better than the jacket for all round piece but in warm...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-16-2012, 08:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 975
Posted By skianreid
Right hand rear brake?

Do they have a right hand rear brake for it? LOve that option on my 250xcw
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-14-2012, 09:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,436
Posted By skianreid
thumbs up on Rads front

I just put my new dirt setup on for fall baja. I got a set of Rad cush hub rear Rad front A60 1.6 front and 2.5 rear. Bike performs amazing on road and on dirt quicker turn initiation better on...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-14-2012, 09:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,069
Posted By skianreid
Yep works great

My emigs rock! and I have Pauls HDB top clamp. Believe its a 106 spacing but cant remember correctly. Awesome setup I also have Pauls Bark busters but for the 950 I don't use his mirrors. I like...
Forum: Thumpers 09-12-2012, 06:11 AM
Replies: 6,567
Views: 1,329,142
Posted By skianreid
I see no reason. do you have a problem carrying...

I see no reason. do you have a problem carrying an open end wrench and dumping where you should
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-10-2012, 11:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,027
Posted By skianreid
sorry ridepg.com I was tired the do the graphics...

sorry ridepg.com I was tired the do the graphics packages for 950's
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-09-2012, 09:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,027
Posted By skianreid
ridegp.com

check them out
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-09-2012, 09:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,068
Posted By skianreid
wide

dont get Gobis they suck on volume and on width.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-09-2012, 09:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,020
Posted By skianreid
dirt setup and road setup or in between

bottom line is stock front sucks for real offroad. you will dent it. Rear is too wide. Save your money get some dirt wheels for dirt adventures and keep the stockers for slab. I run a dirt 1.60...
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2012, 09:21 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,924
Posted By skianreid
your all over the place

focus your needs. budget ultimate riding desire then coe back with a little narrower of a post.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-09-2012, 09:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 898
Posted By skianreid
packing interval for Akrapovic exhaust

Getting some good back fire on de-cell. looking to get a good handle on repacking my cans. Also is fmf packing good that Acra stuff is bloody expensive.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-09-2012, 08:56 PM
Replies: 595
Views: 167,443
Posted By skianreid
you must have a smooooth throttle hand

you must have a smooooth throttle hand
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-09-2012, 08:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,535
Posted By skianreid
whats your skill set and bike setup

Riding in Colorado is just about to go off. Aspens are beginning to turn. My prediction is about three weeks will be awesome. Lows at night are dropping so bring appropriate gear. Goretex Jacket and...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-04-2012, 10:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,076
Posted By skianreid
Should you top off the oil when engines cold

So, I have a question about oil level. I just did an oil change and put in the recommended 2.5 and ran it for 5 minutes then another .5. Road the bike 500 miles and the oil dipstick doesn't register...
Forum: Ride reports 09-02-2012, 08:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 878
Posted By skianreid
Boulder to Durango, Moab,Aspen, Steamboat, Boulder on dirt

K, Have to go to Durrango for work in a few weeks. Looking to link a route from Boulder to Durrango back to Boulder Via stops above via mostly dirt. Doing it on the 950 easy singletrack welcome. Bike...
Forum: Equipment 09-02-2012, 08:14 PM
Replies: 593
Views: 99,344
Posted By skianreid
840d over kill in some palces

+1 840 is bomber but very boardy. 500d should be fine for a adv jacket. Klim is a great company so give them the opportunity to make it right. Bet your happy. To put a Gore label on it is pretty tuff...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-23-2012, 12:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,913
Posted By skianreid
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-06-2012, 08:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 923
Posted By skianreid
No help at this shop

No help at this shop
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-30-2012, 04:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 923
Posted By skianreid
Milky number one broke down in Grand Junction

Think the water pump gave out? Milky number 1? Looks like the breather is pumping watery oil into number 1
Does not look like the head gasket went out . I do see oil on the right side above the wp....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-24-2012, 12:59 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 19,251
Posted By skianreid
+1

+1
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-24-2012, 11:52 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 19,251
Posted By skianreid
+1 not one system to do it all. Too many variables

When I would as a camera bike I us hard cases, When I hit The Dez I hit it with Giantloop. Wolf makes a sweet product to. When heading south of the border into Copper or Baja I stay in small family...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-24-2012, 08:28 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 19,251
Posted By skianreid
Giant loop to the rescue! Best system I have used

I travel and work on my 950. When I work I ride. If you ride standing up nothing is better than the giant loop. IMHO
Dave rides a 950 to. His tank bag is the best design I have used. His medium loop...
Forum: Thumpers 04-19-2012, 03:23 PM
Replies: 6,567
Views: 1,329,142
Posted By skianreid
I'll take em PM sent

I'll take em PM sent
Forum: Equipment 04-14-2012, 10:36 PM
Replies: 593
Views: 99,344
Posted By skianreid
@wilkonson. You have to understand fabriic to...

@wilkonson. You have to understand fabriic to make statements like that. Event like Gore is a sandwich material and the inner material, not the outer. I could go into a 5 page thread on fabrics with...
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