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Forum: Hacks 12-01-2014, 11:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,451
Posted By backdaddy
Sometimes I look at the low tech and wonder why I...

Sometimes I look at the low tech and wonder why I like it so much. I guess it takes me back to when riding was just riding. Like when as a kid I would ride my mini-bike up and down the driveway, just...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-07-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,476
Posted By backdaddy
Great video, RUTS of Reno kind of just went away....

Great video, RUTS of Reno kind of just went away. Would like copy of route if you have it. Ride next year? <><
Forum: Hacks 05-10-2012, 11:07 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 15,513
Posted By backdaddy
I seen adds and read some articles thought they...

I seen adds and read some articles thought they looked pretty cool. Saw my 1st one in person at work about 2008, the quality looked better than I imagined. I'm like "hey this has kiehin carbs". A few...
Forum: Ride reports 04-07-2012, 11:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,942
Posted By backdaddy
:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl...

:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl
Forum: The Garage 04-06-2012, 11:46 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,607
Posted By backdaddy
For what its worth, I've used ATF in all my 2...

For what its worth, I've used ATF in all my 2 stroke gearboxes for the last 20+ years. Started in my 91 KTM, when I read somewhere that one of the KTM factory riders was using it. That 91 KTM had...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-21-2012, 09:56 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 23,592
Posted By backdaddy
I did each spoke nipple with a glob of Goop, did...

I did each spoke nipple with a glob of Goop, did 3 spokes at a time and let dry for about 20-30 minutes. I placed my wheel on a truing stand. I covered the spoke and the valley or indentation around...
Forum: Hacks 01-05-2012, 10:37 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,148
Posted By backdaddy
I bought a Gear-up in October, my first hack. I...

I bought a Gear-up in October, my first hack. I ride mainly fire roads but being a nooby I have gotten stuck many times just turning around, lots of sand here in the high desert. I think most of it...
Forum: Hacks 12-16-2011, 07:54 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,951
Posted By backdaddy
I know what the waiting is like. I bought a 2010...

I know what the waiting is like. I bought a 2010 Gear up in Omaha, beginning of Oct. They were suppose to ship it, to Reno, Nv waited 3 weeks they still hadn't found a shipper. They said another 3...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-10-2011, 12:06 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 23,592
Posted By backdaddy
Have any of you had problems inflating the tire...

Have any of you had problems inflating the tire after going tubeless? I did this last winter. Stock bear rims. The rear sealed easy. The front was a beaotch. Thought I would never get any air in it....
Forum: Hacks 10-07-2011, 10:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,603
Posted By backdaddy
Looks like I'll have time to get another trailer....

Looks like I'll have time to get another trailer. Talking 2-3 weeks to ship the bike. Bummer
Forum: Ride reports 10-07-2011, 10:17 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,864
Posted By backdaddy
I just did those passes for the first time this...

I just did those passes for the first time this July. Can't wait to go back. Never get tired of looking at pictures of that area. I dream of Colorado.
Forum: Hacks 10-04-2011, 11:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,603
Posted By backdaddy
trailer size for Ural

I bought a 2010 Ural that is soon to be shipped from the mid west. I will need to trailer it from the truck depot to home. Question is, I have a enclosed 6x12 trailer thats about 69" wide inside but...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-18-2011, 11:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,666
Posted By backdaddy
I just got one installed i bought off of Ebay....

I just got one installed i bought off of Ebay. Took 1 week from the Peoples Republic (not Kalifornia). Fit right up on my 98 620 RXC. Seems to work ok, I only put a few miles on it this afternoon. I...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-13-2011, 10:28 PM
Replies: 1,661
Views: 437,384
Posted By backdaddy
Helio, is that the Laminar lip for the KTM or is...

Helio, is that the Laminar lip for the KTM or is for a different model?
Forum: Ride reports 09-30-2010, 12:40 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 15,227
Posted By backdaddy
Great pictures! where did you get those mirrors?

Great pictures! where did you get those mirrors?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-10-2005, 07:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 576
Posted By backdaddy
Extended warrenty

Has anyone bought the extented warrenty? My current expires in April. Went to the dealer, 12 more months about $628, 24 $768 and 36 more is $892. I was thinking of the 24 @ $768. I currently have...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-01-2004, 03:56 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,943
Posted By backdaddy
:cry :cry Radiator cap over pressured and it...

:cry :cry Radiator cap over pressured and it blew a hose :cry , 1st thought it was a head gasket. Limped to the dealer, replaced under warrenty 1 day. Also makes my face hurt from smiling :^) :rofl
Forum: Ride reports 09-27-2004, 11:37 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,022
Posted By backdaddy
on a stock seat?

did you do that ride on a stock seat? I'm squimin' all over @ about 200 mile on mine. Also what is the lip thingie on the wind screen? Does it work well? Great trip report.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-15-2004, 09:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,070
Posted By backdaddy
Mine does the same thing when the gas is let off....

Mine does the same thing when the gas is let off. Don't let go of the bars. I think it might be related to the front wheel balance. Don't know.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-05-2004, 04:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,055
Posted By backdaddy
2005 Ktms

Though a friend of a friend of a friend of a friend, 2005 950 will not have EFI. Looks like no S model avaible comes in black or orange for $13898. Changes, front brake master clyinder smaller,...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-30-2004, 09:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,640
Posted By backdaddy
My rear on my 2004 9fity squeaks. Has about 2k...

My rear on my 2004 9fity squeaks. Has about 2k miles. My RXC don't squeak, because it hardly get ridin any mo.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-18-2004, 11:12 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,455
Posted By backdaddy
Me want a set too. RP

Me want a set too. RP
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-16-2004, 04:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,105
Posted By backdaddy
Haven't done the valves myself yet, I decided to...

Haven't done the valves myself yet, I decided to pay for the 600 mile sevice due to the warrenty thing $422 ouch. I'll probably due the 6k service or they said I could strip the bike down to bare...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-16-2004, 03:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,105
Posted By backdaddy
My local dealer said they would just trade shims...

My local dealer said they would just trade shims with me. I'm sure they sell them if you can wait. www.nevadaktm.com located in Sparks, Nevada. Ph#775-358-4388 closed Monday, ask for Bruce, sevice...
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2004, 11:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 963
Posted By backdaddy
Eh? Lostone, I looked on both Google and yahoo, for...

Lostone, I looked on both Google and yahoo, for sights on making carbon fiber had a hard time locating any. Do you off hand know of any? The picture of the stuff you made sure looks good. Is it quite...
Forum: Beasts 04-25-2004, 11:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,064
Posted By backdaddy
Talking I'm 5'8" with a 30" inseam but a few more lbs,...

I'm 5'8" with a 30" inseam but a few more lbs, and I just bought a non-S(the S was way to tall). I'v been ridin for the last 30 years (s**t I old) non stop. Haven't touched flat footed on a bike for...
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2004, 05:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 963
Posted By backdaddy
Lost1, where did you learn to make the carbon...

Lost1, where did you learn to make the carbon fiber stuff? It looks great! How hard is it to make parts?
Forum: Beasts 04-01-2004, 07:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,257
Posted By backdaddy
Talking Yes bought the Orange one At NMS in Sparks....

Yes bought the Orange one At NMS in Sparks. Picked it up today, played hooky from work. Wow! what a bike, I see I'll now have to keep an eye open for the LEO's.
Forum: Beasts 03-27-2004, 10:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,257
Posted By backdaddy
Just bought a 950 and it sucks

Just bought a ORANGE 950 Friday and it sucks cause the Credit Union will not have the check till Monday. Dealer is closed on Monday, I work Tuesday.
Wahhhh!!!!!!!!!!!!
Forum: Ride reports 06-02-2003, 10:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 840
Posted By backdaddy
Where was that picture taken?

Where was that picture taken?
Forum: Ride reports 05-11-2003, 04:34 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,283
Posted By backdaddy
Know were I can get some dam bait?

Know were I can get some dam bait?
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