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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-14-2013, 01:13 PM
Replies: 11,176
Views: 2,383,065
Posted By 2d2rick
Pulled it out of a crate after almost 2 months

:rofl Recently moved to Germany and haven't seen my bike since I handed it over to the movers on 22 May. Was super excited yesterday when I pulled it out of the crate and it was unharmed. Put the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-01-2013, 12:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,091
Posted By 2d2rick
Backwards

I did it backwards. I had tons of t-shirts that were orange, a couple of sweatshirts and a hat. Started out as leftover gear from working for an excavation company, then turned into a habit of...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-18-2013, 01:31 PM
Replies: 11,176
Views: 2,383,065
Posted By 2d2rick
Sad day. I cleaned the bike, took it for a short...

Sad day. I cleaned the bike, took it for a short 20 mile spin around town, lubed the chain AND then drained all the gas, disconnected the battery and then said farewell.

Bike is getting packed...
Forum: The Garage 05-15-2013, 07:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 789
Posted By 2d2rick
Thanks.

Thanks.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-14-2013, 07:29 PM
Replies: 11,176
Views: 2,383,065
Posted By 2d2rick
Mounted Pelican Top Case with custom mount

This took a few weeks from start to finish because I am getting ready to move to GE.

http://i666.photobucket.com/albums/vv27/2d2rick/Top%20case%20Mount%20idea/IMG_0920.jpg...
Forum: The Garage 05-14-2013, 06:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 789
Posted By 2d2rick
Idea for mounting stuff

A few weeks ago I came into possession of a Pelican Case and needed to mount it in on my KTM 990 as a top case. After searching around through many threads here, I went to the garage and came up...
Forum: Europe 05-11-2013, 12:18 AM
Replies: 919
Views: 83,364
Posted By 2d2rick
Moving to Stuttgart

Hi, I am moving from Colorado Springs to Stuttgart very soon. I have recently switched from an XR650R TO A KTM 990 ADV. I look forward to meeting some inmates and exploring the German countryside...
Forum: Ride reports 07-18-2011, 10:55 PM
Replies: 648
Views: 121,531
Posted By 2d2rick
Please finish this report.

I want to ride the Rainbow Trail complete from the Medano Pass to Monarch Pass. I am on an XR650R and have buddies riding WR450Rs. We need to know what you did for your gas/camping stops. ...
Forum: Thumpers 06-19-2011, 11:21 PM
Replies: 1,547
Views: 215,201
Posted By 2d2rick
How is it going?

I was wondering how your rewiring is going. I believe I have the same Electrosport DSK that you have. I have it all pulled apart and am currently trying to figure out which route i want to take to...
Forum: Thumpers 09-28-2010, 08:33 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 14,675
Posted By 2d2rick
I second that!

I will agree that the xr650r is the nice. I paid $2700 for an '01 in 2008 and put $350 in handlebars, a 4.3g tank and stock 14t countershaft to occasionally supplement the 13t. I have ridden it in...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-28-2010, 06:16 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,975
Posted By 2d2rick
I'm in, as long as the army doesn't send me in another direction.

This looks awesome. It will give me some motivation to keep in shape during my deployment. :rofl
Forum: Thumpers 08-31-2010, 11:08 PM
Replies: 22,646
Views: 2,871,046
Posted By 2d2rick
Just got a clarke 4.3 fuel tank installed. Is it supposed to?

I just bought a new Clarke 4.3 gal fuel tank for my O1 Piggy. Everything fit together real easy when it went on the bike. No leaks. No forcing it to fit. My problem though is that the triple-tree...
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2009, 11:32 PM
Replies: 22,646
Views: 2,871,046
Posted By 2d2rick
Reliable

So far my bike has been very reliable and everything i have read is the same as long as some what routine maintenance is adhered to. I don't believe it is very good at a carrying heavy loads so it...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-07-2009, 10:42 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,259
Posted By 2d2rick
Thanks

thanks that was super easy. I updated my original post with the URL.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-07-2009, 09:45 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,259
Posted By 2d2rick
Wicked Colorado Springs/Cripple Creek/WoodlandPark717trail/Rampart Range

Two buddies and I left Colorado Springs at 0700 on Friday. Went up Old Stage road and ventured off on to some of the jeep trails around Mt. Almagre. Back on to Old Stage Rd and into Cripple Creek...
Forum: Europe 05-25-2009, 05:40 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,925
Posted By 2d2rick
Went ahead and bought the 01 xr650r and it is so...

Went ahead and bought the 01 xr650r and it is so much fun. If I can't ride it offroad in Germany I guess I will Super Motard it.
Forum: Europe 05-23-2009, 09:10 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,925
Posted By 2d2rick
Thanks

Thanks for the advice. I am waiting to see what happens, but if I do go to Germany it will be Stuttgart. I will probably just buy the xrr because it's really cheap and could probably turn it...
Forum: Europe 05-22-2009, 08:59 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,925
Posted By 2d2rick
not enough money

I am looking for a bike now and currently live in the U.S. I am also in U.S. Army so I am not exactly making a lot of money and able to buy bikes every year, especially "awesome bikes available in...
Forum: Thumpers 05-22-2009, 08:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 456
Posted By 2d2rick
Forgot to add

Forgot to add that I am in the military and will have free shipping with my household goods and usually have some deal for registering. Any military guys out there that have done something like this?
Forum: Europe 05-22-2009, 08:13 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,925
Posted By 2d2rick
Moving with the U.S. Army

I am in the U.S. Army and will be transferred to Germany in about a year. I am looking for a bike now to ride here(Colorado) and in GE. I really like the cost of the XR. I have looked at other...
Forum: Thumpers 05-22-2009, 05:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 456
Posted By 2d2rick
Question Should I buy a XR650R if eventually moving to Germany?

I am looking for a bike right now and due to the financial situation,
I am thinking about getting a 2001 XR650R. Seems like a lot of bang for the buck. The problem I am having is figuring out if...
Forum: Europe 05-22-2009, 05:01 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,925
Posted By 2d2rick
Question Moving to Germany. Take CO plated XR650R?

I am looking for a bike right now and due to the financial situation,
I am thinking about getting a 2001 XR650R. Seems like a lot of bang for the buck. The problem I am having is figuring out if...
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