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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-17-2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,646
Posted By Iwantabikesobad
this

Find a dirt frontage road parallel to a freeway, Stand up and pace traffic, The looks are spectacular when they realize your on dirt.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-17-2014, 10:29 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,646
Posted By Iwantabikesobad
There is this to help.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=584525
it will shed light upon the joys of these bikes.
Commuting on mine is like a 7 mile roller coaster. Guys at work cheer when I roll in on it.
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-11-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 287
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Bakersfield,Ca (Toy Run)

Hi all, just a quick reminder the Bakersfield Ca, Toys for Tots toy run is this Sunday. (12/14/14). Its one of the largest toy runs in Ca.
Beach Park (Rosedale Hwy and Oak Street)
Bikes go first...
Forum: Vendors 11-28-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 1,407
Views: 178,030
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There are compression straps on each side to keep them narrow
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-28-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 9,936
Views: 2,045,944
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I got it last week, Damn Coldest day yet this year and you rode your bike.
It was 48 Deg.
Forum: Vendors 11-28-2014, 12:17 AM
Replies: 1,407
Views: 178,030
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I bought a set. 2 sides, the top bag and a small pouch from Pete at the Long beach MC show. I first walked up and there were 2 fellows at the booth who showed me all the great features. They then...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-27-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 30,728
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Warm sun and a gently breeze for her journey.
My best thoughts to you in this time of sorrow.
I hope you ride together again
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-19-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,070
Posted By Iwantabikesobad
We started when our girl was 6, About 10 miles...

We started when our girl was 6, About 10 miles and she was asleep. On a 40 mile ride out she was fine. After playing all day the ride home was rough. We would stop ever 10 miles and let her off to...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-18-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 319
Posted By Iwantabikesobad
Bakersfield,Ca. Adventure motorcycle meet up

Hi all, Using www.meetup.com There is now a dual sport riding group in Bakersfield Ca, Not super hardcore single track stuff,mostly enjoyable day trips exploring local areas. Look them up. I have...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-03-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 850
Posted By Iwantabikesobad
quoted $1600 for 12K service???

Hi all, I took my bike in for it 12,000 mile service(09) 990 ADV. When I dropped it off I told them 12K service plus tires plus reflash map to try and smooth out throttle at low speed. Several days...
Forum: The Garage 02-23-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,987
Posted By Iwantabikesobad
2 cents

dont use a copper base antiseize with alum. heads, Should be nickel based.
Read up on specific uses.
50/50 ATF/Acetone is like canned unicorn tears(magic). I use it with good luck, I also use...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-07-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,276
Posted By Iwantabikesobad
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Dealt with 3 broken keys myself, I feel your pain.
I have not tried this but was told that flashing your computer to 2008 spec,(last year of standard key) you can delete the chipped key and use...
Forum: The Garage 01-04-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,038
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using the formula measuring from right edge to right edge or center to center of holes 1 and 3 X 1.05, I get 4.725" or 12.001 CM or 120.015mm.
I think what is odd is the hole diameter as posted...
Forum: The Garage 01-04-2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,038
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Hole diameter is 11/16 or .687"
It really looks like 4 7/8" or 125mm from the center of one hole to the back side of the third hole.
2 3/4 or 70 mm right edge to right edge of 2 adjoining holes....
Forum: The Garage 01-03-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,241
Posted By Iwantabikesobad
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soda blast everything once it is disassembled, glass bead would be faster. Stay away from sand or steel shot.
Or take it to a radiator shop and have it hot tanked for a little while.
Forum: The Garage 01-03-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,038
Posted By Iwantabikesobad
help with 5 hole wheel measurement

straight edge across back of 2 side by side and then across to outside edge of farthest hole is 5"
Center of one hole to farthest hole backside is 4 7/8"
Right edge to right edge of 2 holes next to...
Forum: Face plant 12-16-2013, 09:28 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 16,720
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RIP and healing to his loved ones.
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 12-10-2013, 09:27 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,166
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I send best wishes
Forum: Equipment 11-10-2013, 10:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,298
Posted By Iwantabikesobad
polar bear coolers

No affiliation, but they are useing 2112 code for 50% off till december
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-10-2013, 11:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,130
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Talked to them a while back, KTM is welcome there.
Forum: Face plant 10-08-2013, 10:49 PM
Replies: 337
Views: 111,426
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Best wishes to you both
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-07-2013, 09:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 695
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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-07-2013, 09:13 PM
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Views: 2,045,944
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ISZAttt one om them Australia bikes?
No these are made is Austria.
Blank look????????
Germany I say, Its near there.
Hmmm he says. Lost interest after that.
Took far longer than I thought to get...
Forum: Equipment 08-28-2013, 11:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,763
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love mine, Was tight at first on my cheeks. Now its just right.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-25-2013, 06:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,738
Posted By Iwantabikesobad
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Anymore thoughts on the caribou's. Looking at the same thing for mine.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-23-2013, 12:12 AM
Replies: 578
Views: 82,293
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I love this thread.
Forum: The Garage 07-22-2013, 05:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,418
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Used the metal geek program a bunch. Makes things super easy.
What I am building will have some odd angles off of both plumb and square.
I will try my idea and post how it works. I may use finish...
Forum: The Garage 07-21-2013, 08:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,418
Posted By Iwantabikesobad
Home made pipemaster/notch guide??

Hi all, anyone ever make there own? Couple of projects coming up mostly 1",1 1/2 and 1 3/4 OD tube. Pipemasters are kinda spendy for as little as I would use them. Was thinking bamboo skewers for the...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-14-2013, 01:57 AM
Replies: 3,649
Views: 1,577,621
Posted By Iwantabikesobad
riding with my zombie for a day daughter

so Sundays motorcycle ride turned into a tribute to the Walking Dead marathon on tv. we left Bakersfield, stopped at Mountain Market for gatorade . next stop was Cedar Creek to let Paulina catch...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-17-2013, 10:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,574
Posted By Iwantabikesobad
In the future

Not sure how to get it open with a broken lock. When the filler lid is open, at the seven o clock position there is a allen head screw. Remove this screw.
Then if the lock ever fails again you can...
Forum: Equipment 05-09-2013, 09:25 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,436
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first I have seen this. Thanks
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-15-2013, 11:30 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,772
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My wife will admit that a MSC course without me there was the best thing that could have happened. Less pressure, everyone else was in her skill level. Very structured and in a safe environment....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-15-2013, 10:55 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 25,911
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Never with a passenger!!!!!!!!!!
Would have been way bad getting your ass kicked in front of your lady.
Aint no shame in giving way. Everyone rides there own ride
Forum: Face plant 01-21-2013, 07:46 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 16,817
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Rock on dude, may we all be as good as you
Forum: Thumpers 12-30-2012, 10:38 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 673
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Suzuki RMX-250 clutch help???

Someone saw us fall off the turnip truck on this one. We got a really great deal on a 1990 RMX. The guy had $1100 worth of receipts. Including a trans rebuild. We got it home fired it up, sounds...
Forum: The Garage 12-20-2012, 10:04 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,302
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+1 on T&B look in electrical supply stores locally
Forum: Face plant 12-19-2012, 10:36 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 10,444
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RIP Marc. Remember the happy times
Forum: The Garage 12-15-2012, 09:26 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,538
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Clear model engines
http://www.hobbylinc.com/plastic_model_engines
Forum: The Garage 12-15-2012, 09:00 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,733
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For my info. What is the best method for testing polarity of a battery. I do have a fluke with DC capability. Yes I know how to use it. My meaning is should it be checked at the posts and then...
Forum: Equipment 12-14-2012, 07:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,299
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needs to fit under a full face and divert warm breath downward to prevent fogging
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