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Forum: Orange Crush Yesterday, 12:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 568
Posted By twisted-hog
I've only done 2 tank fulls on my new to me 2012...

I've only done 2 tank fulls on my new to me 2012 990R.
Akra exhaust, Akra map & Rottweiler intake and stock sprockets.

Did aprox 220km with a use of about 15.5 litres on each fill.

Most of...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-27-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 541
Posted By twisted-hog
[QUOTE=gearheadE30;24711171]the stock ones won't...

[QUOTE=gearheadE30;24711171]the stock ones won't do much protecting. I dont really know why you would need pics to prove that. Go look at them. They're not particularly strong.
QUOTE]

Oh I...
Forum: Ride reports 07-27-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 61,114
Posted By twisted-hog
I used a few of his easy tracks, they were great!...

I used a few of his easy tracks, they were great!

Now where's your RR?
Forum: Orange Crush 07-27-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 541
Posted By twisted-hog
Did you upgrade and to what?

Did you upgrade and to what?
Forum: Orange Crush 07-25-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,033
Posted By twisted-hog
I'm spoiled MX1 Canada is 5 mins from my house. ...

I'm spoiled MX1 Canada is 5 mins from my house.

I used the Dakar E-09 on my KLR in Baja this April and loved it.

Sold my KLR with over 60% of tread left after doing 5,000 kms on it.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-25-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 541
Posted By twisted-hog
They do look like fairly heavy duty plastic. ...

They do look like fairly heavy duty plastic.


Anybody have some after dump pics of the guards and levers?
Forum: Orange Crush 07-25-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 541
Posted By twisted-hog
I noticed that, was curious how tough, guess not...

I noticed that, was curious how tough, guess not very.

Now what colour to order :confused
Forum: Orange Crush 07-25-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 541
Posted By twisted-hog
Question 990 Stock Handguards

Just got a new to me 2012 990R.

Just how tough are the stock handguards on the 990's?

Can they take a low speed crash in sand and save the levers from being bent or destroyed?

The...
Forum: Ride reports 07-25-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,024
Posted By twisted-hog
Thumb 2-up on dirt

I'm interested in this one.
:lurk

I'm doing 2-up on dirt next year.
Forum: Ride reports 07-25-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 12,065
Posted By twisted-hog
This will be a 1st at 2-up in the dirt, sand will...

This will be a 1st at 2-up in the dirt, sand will be my only worry, just have to remember throttle out when it starts to get snakie.
Saved my ass a few times on last trip twisting the throttle.
...
Forum: Ride reports 07-24-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 12,065
Posted By twisted-hog
San Javier Road to Mex 53

Heading back down to Baja 2-up on my new to me 990R next April.
Was thinking of going from Mulege to Loreto the long way.

I did Mex53 from Ciudad Constitucion thru La Purisma, San Isidro to...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-22-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 11,380
Posted By twisted-hog
I figured you would start the farkling pretty...

I figured you would start the farkling pretty quick :evil

You've got a good start.
Forum: Ride reports 07-19-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 12,065
Posted By twisted-hog
Thumb Great RR

Looking forward to the next installment :evil
Forum: Orange Crush 07-13-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,720
Posted By twisted-hog
Oh I read them all :rofl My Aussie buddy sent...

Oh I read them all :rofl
My Aussie buddy sent this to me a few weeks ago.

These guys put together some great videos I've watched a few.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-06-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 783
Posted By twisted-hog
Did you see this one, closer to home and only a...

Did you see this one, closer to home and only a few dollars more.
No exchange rate, no shipping charges no RIV hassle, that all adds up cost and BS that you have to deal with.
And you can have a...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-01-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,324
Posted By twisted-hog
Someone should pushing KTM Canada to allow newer...

Someone should pushing KTM Canada to allow newer models into Canada from the States or start bringing in more inventory to sell here.
Not too much out there when you're in the market to buy up here.
Forum: Ride reports 06-29-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 8,774
Posted By twisted-hog
Thanks, keep up the posting on your RR loving it...

Thanks, keep up the posting on your RR loving it and your riding partner is my neighbor from across the pond....how about that !.....once you've been to Baja you want more......or at least I...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-29-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,324
Posted By twisted-hog
bump

Inquiring minds want to know?


Did KTM Canada give you a letter for RIV ?

I'm thinking of buying in States also, seems to be more inventory down there.
Forum: Ride reports 06-29-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 12,065
Posted By twisted-hog
That dog looks familiar, followed us around town...

That dog looks familiar, followed us around town also.

http://i53.photobucket.com/albums/g52/d42s/DSCN0318.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 06-29-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 12,065
Posted By twisted-hog
Thumb Keep up the good work

When I there with my Aussie Buddy just a few months ago he asked if we were brothers and when we said no,
he did the ol'index finger thru the okay sign on the other hand :eek1
we just laughed and...
Forum: Trip Planning 06-27-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,074
Posted By twisted-hog
:rofl so true, she'll find out maybe next...

:rofl

so true, she'll find out maybe next year or in 2016 in Baja
Forum: Ride reports 06-27-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 12,065
Posted By twisted-hog
Ya, it's been a week when are you going to get...

Ya, it's been a week when are you going to get there? :ddog
It's not that far from Gonzaga Bay!
Forum: Ride reports 06-23-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 51,124
Posted By twisted-hog
Great report, found your RR from your reply on my...

Great report, found your RR from your reply on my other thread.
Just finished Baja a month ago solo and want to go back 2-up soon.

That's why I'm shopping for a 990.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-22-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 889
Posted By twisted-hog
Question which one is the best deal?

I've found 4 non r's which looks like the best bang for the buck?

and 1 R which I don't think I can import into Canada anyway :cry

2007...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-22-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 889
Posted By twisted-hog
Thanks for all the great advise....I'll just keep...

Thanks for all the great advise....I'll just keep my eyes open for a good deal :deal no matter an R or not
Forum: Orange Crush 06-22-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 889
Posted By twisted-hog
Ya, I think i will hold out for a R model. I have...

Ya, I think i will hold out for a R model. I have heard it is expensive to upgrade suspension.
I know 2-up I'm going to lose travel in the suspension from the loaded weight.
There's a sweet loaded...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-22-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 889
Posted By twisted-hog
So yours is not an R model?

So yours is not an R model?
Forum: Orange Crush 06-22-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 889
Posted By twisted-hog
Question 2-up on a 990

Currently own a 2009 KLR and just finished a Baja trip earlier this year with a buddy.
I had a blast and want to do it again but on a bigger bike and bring the wife along so she can see some of the...
Forum: Ride reports 06-18-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 2,048
Views: 1,067,062
Posted By twisted-hog
I've been following you both since the beginning....

I've been following you both since the beginning. Your journey inspired me to get my butt down to Baja on a warm up trip for a future trip all the way to Panama or farther in the not to distant...
Forum: Ride reports 06-18-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 12,065
Posted By twisted-hog
Thumb keep it a coming

I'm getting too much work done, you need to post more...... :lol3
Forum: Ride reports 06-12-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 12,065
Posted By twisted-hog
Thumb All in

:lurk

I just returned can't wait to go back.
We zoomed up Mex 5 past the Canyon.
Get it done next time. :D
Forum: Ride reports 06-01-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 8,774
Posted By twisted-hog
Did "Coming in Hot Art" find a tire at...

Did "Coming in Hot Art" find a tire at Alfonsina's?

We were looking for you in San Felipe the next night, did you guys make it there?
Forum: Ride reports 06-01-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 2,048
Views: 1,067,062
Posted By twisted-hog
Thumb simply awsome

:clap Loved your video, keep up the great RR
Forum: Ride reports 05-26-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 8,774
Posted By twisted-hog
Just about done

Well we arrive in the border town of Tecate after a few wrong turns at about 12:30pm and work our way to the border crossing, get in line and then the military waves us the the front of the line.
I...
Forum: Ride reports 05-26-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 8,774
Posted By twisted-hog
Last day on the bikes

San Felipe to Spring Valley California


Day 24 since we left British Columbia, Canada finds our amigos up and on the road early at 7am, topped up the tanks and off we went.
Last few days I...
Forum: Ride reports 05-22-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 2,048
Views: 1,067,062
Posted By twisted-hog
Just back from Baja......lots of sun :knary and...

Just back from Baja......lots of sun :knary and lots of quiet in places.
It was a nice relief from Vancouver winter weather.

I remember reading waaaaay back you really liked La Paz.
Forum: Ride reports 05-20-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 8,774
Posted By twisted-hog
Thanks for taking the time to read it.......I...

Thanks for taking the time to read it.......I still have to finish off my last day on the bike
Forum: Ride reports 05-20-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 8,774
Posted By twisted-hog
Thanks, Sorry, Shari wasn't home so I...

Thanks,

Sorry, Shari wasn't home so I couldn't tell her to FYYFF for you :wink:
Forum: Ride reports 05-20-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,305
Posted By twisted-hog
Great report....:clap You took some great...

Great report....:clap
You took some great quality photos.....what kind of camera were you using?
Forum: Ride reports 05-20-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 8,774
Posted By twisted-hog
Day 23

Gonzaga Bay to San Felipe

No rush this morning only have a short ride today to San Felipe.

Grab some coffee at 7 and BS with the 4 fellows from last night.
We stand around, aahhh and eewww...
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