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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) Yesterday, 09:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,269
Posted By advrockrider
Hoses.....

FWIW.... Had the same problem with my overflow tank and coolant. Noticed the black looking coolant about 6k after doing the WP. After a little checking I found it to be my original hoses, 36k on my...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-18-2015, 11:47 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 23,636
Posted By advrockrider
OOPS, sorry for the doubled post of some pics. I...

OOPS, sorry for the doubled post of some pics. I didn't go back to see where we left off..... I like these pics so I wont delete.

Holly cow the RR is a live!!!!
O' but wait you need dinner...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-16-2015, 08:31 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 49,496
Posted By advrockrider
Awesome RR. I will be waiting for your next. As...

Awesome RR. I will be waiting for your next. As someone said earlier, look at the DRZ 400. I miss mine and they are a good bike and super reliable.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-27-2015, 09:18 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 12,683
Posted By advrockrider
VERY COOL RIDE REPORT! You have some writing...

VERY COOL RIDE REPORT! You have some writing skills.. Love your style of story telling. Thanks for taking the time, I just tuned in to your newest report as well.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-23-2015, 05:33 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 44,772
Posted By advrockrider
Cant wait.....:freaky

Cant wait.....:freaky
Forum: Racing 05-23-2015, 09:01 AM
Replies: 511
Views: 71,454
Posted By advrockrider
I've watched my copy several times. Good flick......

I've watched my copy several times. Good flick... Hope you do some more films.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-22-2015, 06:54 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,854
Posted By advrockrider
The second floor at Alfonsinas? How the hell do...

The second floor at Alfonsinas? How the hell do you get that? Must need a Canadian express card or something? They always put us in some unfinished room in the back, if we are lucky!!!! Maybe its the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-21-2015, 08:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,443
Posted By advrockrider
I know what you are saying. I've had fun on some...

I know what you are saying. I've had fun on some big crap piles and been happy. When I got my XR650R all I could think was, this is the badest bike ever. Then I rode a 990, holy shit!!!! I've had...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-21-2015, 08:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,443
Posted By advrockrider
Its a sellers market right now! Good weather and...

Its a sellers market right now! Good weather and the ridding season is in full bloom. That's always the case at the beginning of summer. Go look at it and make an offer. All he can do is say no!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-20-2015, 08:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,443
Posted By advrockrider
It has a lot going for it, a lot. It is an older...

It has a lot going for it, a lot. It is an older model but the miles are low. I'm with the last post that 7K would be closer to a good deal. I paid 8k for my 08 with many of the same upgrades and...
Forum: Equipment 05-19-2015, 03:04 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 125,716
Posted By advrockrider
I carry a small tyvek roll as a working pad when...

I carry a small tyvek roll as a working pad when I need to change tires or work on the bike in the sand or dirt. They work good and light weight. I have seen guys install metal grommet's like tarps...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-18-2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,372
Posted By advrockrider
Shoot me a PM with details and price. Why are you...

Shoot me a PM with details and price. Why are you selling it?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-16-2015, 08:17 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,372
Posted By advrockrider
I'm going to order the Cyclops LED this week. I...

I'm going to order the Cyclops LED this week. I will report back after install. Might be a little while because the bike is apart and I'm working on a valve adjustment and a few other up grades. This...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-15-2015, 07:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,372
Posted By advrockrider
I might just have to take another look at LED, I...

I might just have to take another look at LED, I know I will be adding some auxiliary lighting down the road too. I've been happy with my 55W HID in my XRR but I don't really ride it on the road at...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-15-2015, 08:37 AM
Replies: 12,199
Views: 2,735,531
Posted By advrockrider
I agree.. that is a nice looking ride. Is that a...

I agree.. that is a nice looking ride. Is that a wrap or paint and a sticker kit? Very cool design.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-15-2015, 08:34 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,372
Posted By advrockrider
I tried an LED with my XR before I went to the...

I tried an LED with my XR before I went to the HID. It seemed that the HID was brighter but I didn't have them at the same time to test so I cant say for sure? The LED wouldn't work in my XR housing...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-15-2015, 12:00 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,372
Posted By advrockrider
Headlight upgrade....

OK, looking to upgrade the headlight on my 990. I've been reading a lot of info on this site on this subject but I still have a few questions. I have already change the stock unit for a Euro and that...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-13-2015, 12:20 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,854
Posted By advrockrider
Not only did we eat at the same restaurant but we...

Not only did we eat at the same restaurant but we sat at the same table, with a Canadian that we met. Eddie, you'll meet him in our RR when we get it back on track. How is it that every Baja trip we...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-10-2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 19,763
Views: 8,376,835
Posted By advrockrider
I'm not a ford guy but that's a sweeeeet truck....

I'm not a ford guy but that's a sweeeeet truck. Its even cooler with the KTM in the back.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-10-2015, 08:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 710
Posted By advrockrider
cool video. What singer provided the background...

cool video. What singer provided the background music? Thank you for taking the time.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-08-2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 19,763
Views: 8,376,835
Posted By advrockrider
Can you say front page......

Can you say front page......
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-08-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,430
Posted By advrockrider
I was always a Honda guy until I rode a 990! Got...

I was always a Honda guy until I rode a 990! Got mine two years ago and wish I had done it sooner. I like the direction that it looks like Honda is going with their new African Twin but I wont give...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-04-2015, 08:38 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,854
Posted By advrockrider
I'm in. I just hope to complete our Ride Report...

I'm in. I just hope to complete our Ride Report before you! So how was the 990, was it everything that we all told you it was?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-01-2015, 09:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,544
Posted By advrockrider
Very nice...

That thing looks brand new! The smile only gets bigger the more you ride it. To many times I have gotten my self in trouble with the power and the fact that its easy to forget how big this bike is in...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-01-2015, 09:51 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 12,495
Posted By advrockrider
Wish I had, I would have bought you and the...

Wish I had, I would have bought you and the misses a beer! Cant wait for your RR.... We still have a few days to finish up with ours.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-30-2015, 09:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,362
Posted By advrockrider
That's what I was thinking, exhaust leak. I would...

That's what I was thinking, exhaust leak. I would try a new gasket for both pipes.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 04-29-2015, 10:18 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 12,495
Posted By advrockrider
Twisted hog aren't you in Mexico now? I've always...

Twisted hog aren't you in Mexico now? I've always used Baja bound, easy and fast. Never really price shopped to see if they are a good deal or not?
Forum: Equipment 04-22-2015, 10:34 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 16,147
Posted By advrockrider
Never looked into it but do you know if US LEO...

Never looked into it but do you know if US LEO can carry in Canada? I'm thinking not? Some thing that I have seen and is legal is the old school D cell flashlight mounted on you cross bar or top box....
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 04-22-2015, 09:07 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 11,552
Posted By advrockrider
Cool choice of bikes. I worked in a bike shop...

Cool choice of bikes. I worked in a bike shop when I was a kid, late 80's early 90's! A while ago. Anyway I used to work on gold wings and would think (you will never catch me on one) Then one day a...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 04-22-2015, 08:15 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 11,552
Posted By advrockrider
Sounds like a good plan. Tecate is an easy border...

Sounds like a good plan. Tecate is an easy border to cross and you will love the ride down the Baja peninsula. Take your time Baja has a lot to offer.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-21-2015, 09:25 PM
Replies: 12,199
Views: 2,735,531
Posted By advrockrider
I will post up some info on the performance gains...

I will post up some info on the performance gains when I get it done. Still a work in progress. I had to replace my throttle cables because one was frayed. I hope to get surgery in May and recover...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 04-21-2015, 07:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,923
Posted By advrockrider
cool vid. I have to ask too, are you hooked? I...

cool vid. I have to ask too, are you hooked? I have been back every year since my first trip. It gest in your blood, short of a transfusion I'm not sure there is a cure? We do like pictures with some...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-20-2015, 09:36 PM
Replies: 12,199
Views: 2,735,531
Posted By advrockrider
Being that I'm off work waiting for surgery to...

Being that I'm off work waiting for surgery to replace my ACL from my trip to Baja last month (on my XR) that will teach me to leave the big girl home! I figured I would try doing my first valve...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 04-20-2015, 08:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,927
Posted By advrockrider
Totally agree with the above. Tire repair stuff...

Totally agree with the above. Tire repair stuff and some kind of air system. I love paper maps and only use the GPS for basic stuff. Look for dirt and stay off of the highway. That's what I did on my...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-20-2015, 06:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 867
Posted By advrockrider
Yep, mine did the same thing and it was the...

Yep, mine did the same thing and it was the o-ring, so of course I have a spare or two now!
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 04-19-2015, 09:48 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,861
Posted By advrockrider
WOW! Good call on that one. I loved his stories...

WOW! Good call on that one. I loved his stories and style of writing. They have to be brothers...:D
Forum: Trials 04-19-2015, 08:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 897
Posted By advrockrider
My buddy was looking at the one in Santa Rosa and...

My buddy was looking at the one in Santa Rosa and it sounds like a good deal. I was talking to a different guy with the same deal on his bike. I would want to be able to ride club events so a bike...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 04-18-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,861
Posted By advrockrider
Just read your entire blog! Awesome stories,...

Just read your entire blog! Awesome stories, thanks for sharing.... And now back to the RR!
Forum: Equipment 04-15-2015, 10:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,419
Posted By advrockrider
Same here, I use a 6L with good luck. One bit of...

Same here, I use a 6L with good luck. One bit of advise, tape that little flip top down. Mine was bumped open or pushed open from the pressure and was spraying gas 30 feet in the air when I looked in...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 04-15-2015, 09:22 PM
Replies: 440
Views: 93,509
Posted By advrockrider
Thanks, that answered my question. Kind of the...

Thanks, that answered my question. Kind of the same idea I had for safety at the borders.
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