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Forum: Latin America Today, 10:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 146
Posted By crashmaster
This info is a couple of years old, but...

This info is a couple of years old, but typically, you would get your import permit in the DIAN office in the old cargo terminal. I picked up the bike at the new cargo terminal, a short walk from...
Forum: Americas Today, 10:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 296
Posted By crashmaster
Is M-90 open from M-50 all the way up to 107,...

Is M-90 open from M-50 all the way up to 107, 190? IIRC that used to closed until May or June?
Forum: Americas Today, 09:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 137
Posted By crashmaster
Yeah, forget about riding 1, its choked with RV's...

Yeah, forget about riding 1, its choked with RV's and slow. Like sealsam pointed out, there are awesome roads all over SoCal to ride very close to L. A.

+1 on all of sealsam's recs. South of...
Forum: Alaska Yesterday, 05:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 443
Posted By crashmaster
Another reason to allow motorcycles to filter to...

Another reason to allow motorcycles to filter to the front at traffic lights.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) Yesterday, 12:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 748
Posted By crashmaster
If your stalling issue is due to the secondary...

If your stalling issue is due to the secondary butterflies slamming shut when you roll off the throttle and starving the TB's of air, it is possible that the throttle cables are not adjusted...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) Yesterday, 12:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,465
Posted By crashmaster
Yeah, at first it seems like a big slightly...

Yeah, at first it seems like a big slightly daunting project, but after a couple of them you will get pretty efficient at the whole thing. I even did my second WP change in a campground in the...
Forum: Americas Yesterday, 01:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 389
Posted By crashmaster
Most times you will park your bike inside a...

Most times you will park your bike inside a hostel, or hotel. The times you have to leave it out in the street, just handle it like you would in the US.
if you don't want to lose it, take it off...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-17-2015, 05:41 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,465
Posted By crashmaster
Pulling that cover takes 2 minutes, so why not...

Pulling that cover takes 2 minutes, so why not look at it now before you open everything up? I typically get the spooge on the clutch cover well before the paper filter looks even slightly wavy.
...
Forum: Americas 04-16-2015, 08:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 389
Posted By crashmaster
I really like the MT-90 (or a 60 when you can't...

I really like the MT-90 (or a 60 when you can't find a 90) rear and MT-21 front mullet combo for just about all mixed riding, especially with the well mannered MT-21 front. It was my preferred combo...
Forum: Americas 04-16-2015, 12:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 389
Posted By crashmaster
You'll do 12-15k miles just going straight...

You'll do 12-15k miles just going straight through. If you ride your brains out in every country, you'll easily do triple or quadruple that. I did about 50,000 miles or so down there. I went...
Forum: Americas 04-16-2015, 09:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 389
Posted By crashmaster
Thats a tough call because everyone does things...

Thats a tough call because everyone does things differently. Personally, I wouldn't spring it for your initial full load. After months of learning/traveling, you will invariably end up with about...
Forum: Americas 04-16-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 389
Posted By crashmaster
Sounds like you're good to go. Great bike choice...

Sounds like you're good to go. Great bike choice IMO. Simple, easy to work on, fun enough to ride. IMO, the best money you can spend on it is to have the suspension tuned to what you want. You're...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-15-2015, 06:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 803
Posted By crashmaster
Thanks for the insight. Get out and ride that...

Thanks for the insight. Get out and ride that damned thing a little more in the net couple of weeks! :lol3

The scorpion has a soft sidewall as well. I'm not looking for pinch flat protection or...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-15-2015, 04:52 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,705
Posted By crashmaster
5'7" 29" inseam. KTM low gel seat. I can dab...

5'7" 29" inseam. KTM low gel seat. I can dab one toe sliding slightly to the side of the seat and it has never been a problem. The bike fits me perfectly when sitting and stand up riding. I have...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-15-2015, 04:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 803
Posted By crashmaster
Is the sidewall on the front TKC 70 softer or...

Is the sidewall on the front TKC 70 softer or about the same as the Scorpion front? How well does the front bite in the gravel compared to the Scorpion?

Thanks.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-15-2015, 03:48 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,465
Posted By crashmaster
Put the bike on the side stand, remove clutch...

Put the bike on the side stand, remove clutch cover. Just a little oil will leak out from under the clutch basket, nothing to even worry about.

Does the inside of your clutch cover look like...
Forum: Americas 04-14-2015, 05:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 750
Posted By crashmaster
Everyone has their own comfort level. My motto...

Everyone has their own comfort level. My motto is, never bring a knife to a gun fight. :lol3 Taking a knife for protection is well, optimistic and a false comfort at best. If you happen to run...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-14-2015, 02:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 566
Posted By crashmaster
Staying east is a good plan I think. Thanks to...

Staying east is a good plan I think. Thanks to everyones help, I have lots of options in my notes. I'm going to come up through soldier meadow in the Black Rock desert, keep an eye on the western...
Forum: Americas 04-14-2015, 08:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 628
Posted By crashmaster
You mean like when a woman is talking to her...

You mean like when a woman is talking to her friends and saying, "he has a small penis?" :rofl
Forum: Americas 04-14-2015, 08:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 628
Posted By crashmaster
For me, nothing beats actually being there and...

For me, nothing beats actually being there and learning as you go. All of those programs and studying were also essential since they gave me good vocabulary and grammar basics so I could start...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-14-2015, 08:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 566
Posted By crashmaster
That would be ideal, but I still have to live...

That would be ideal, but I still have to live with the woman on the back. :lol3
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-13-2015, 09:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 566
Posted By crashmaster
Added to route. Gracias!

Added to route. Gracias!
Forum: Americas 04-13-2015, 09:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 750
Posted By crashmaster
7 El Cap routes, 5 Half Dome routes, and plenty...

7 El Cap routes, 5 Half Dome routes, and plenty of stuff in Zion, the Rockies, Black Canyon, Fishers, back in the day, when I was young and still had the nerves for it. Now I wonder what the hell I...
Forum: Americas 04-13-2015, 10:33 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 750
Posted By crashmaster
Excellent. Yosemite is quite a place. Climbed...

Excellent. Yosemite is quite a place. Climbed big walls there for years. It will be a full on shit show by the time you get there so just mentally prepare yourself for that. :lol3

For areas...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-13-2015, 08:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 566
Posted By crashmaster
Thanks Obi and Hydro. I'll be coming from the...

Thanks Obi and Hydro. I'll be coming from the south, somewhere.:lol3 That Burns, Ukiah, Heppner, Condon, Wasco route looks really nice

Taking my time, doing a lot of crisscrossing and some epic...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-12-2015, 09:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 566
Posted By crashmaster
Thanks for the replies. I'll be 2up on a...

Thanks for the replies.

I'll be 2up on a 990. Was thinking of doing mostly pavement and dirt roads in the interest of time. However to link some sections I can do pretty much everything except...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-12-2015, 04:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 566
Posted By crashmaster
OR-WA 101 vs. roughly following 97

Bringing my scooter up to AK next month and doing a little pre-planning.

101 is, well 101 I assume, pretty, but, pretty coast is pretty coast and probably very heavily traveled and touristy.
...
Forum: Americas 04-10-2015, 07:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 750
Posted By crashmaster
Planning a route by GPS is a PITA. Get some AAA...

Planning a route by GPS is a PITA. Get some AAA paper maps (state and county level if possible) for your route planning. Also, trying to plan out an entire 10,000 trip in advance is a waste of time...
Forum: Ride reports 03-29-2015, 10:18 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 20,086
Posted By crashmaster
Another fantastic RR and pics Rob!

Another fantastic RR and pics Rob!
Forum: Americas 03-23-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,604
Posted By crashmaster
Just about. :lol3 Some of the more heavily...

Just about. :lol3

Some of the more heavily traveled dirt roads have a lot of ruts and small washouts, but the rocky stuff, doesn't seem to matter if a hurricane went through or not, its always...
Forum: Latin America 03-23-2015, 03:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,817
Posted By crashmaster
Not as of last week. no machinery, no grading,...

Not as of last week. no machinery, no grading, nada.
Forum: Americas 03-21-2015, 09:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,361
Posted By crashmaster
If you can change the route around to fit the...

If you can change the route around to fit the bike, that's the best option IMO.

If you don't want to drop big bucks on supermoto wheels and tires, simply run Pirelli MT-90 Scorpions front and...
Forum: Americas 03-21-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,604
Posted By crashmaster
Just got back from Baja. Rode a bunch of inland...

Just got back from Baja. Rode a bunch of inland rocky single track in BCN and only dipped into BCS, so I'm of absolutely no help. Thought I would go further south but was so beat up after a week of...
Forum: Americas 03-19-2015, 05:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,334
Posted By crashmaster
Howdy Shu! :wave I still remember that day...

Howdy Shu! :wave

I still remember that day well. When I told you what time it was you boys started steppin' and fetchin' like your heads were on fire and your asses were catchin'. :rofl And as...
Forum: Latin America 03-19-2015, 04:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 800
Posted By crashmaster
yep. :lol3 The yet to be produced Honda...

yep. :lol3


The yet to be produced Honda has huge promise IMO. I hope they get it right and hit one out of the park with that bike.

The XR Frankenbike, personally, I would pass on that one....
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2015, 07:12 PM
Replies: 4,856
Views: 1,670,576
Posted By crashmaster
Or ride east. :evil Its all coming,...

Or ride east. :evil



Its all coming, seat, scotts, pegs, etc, etc, etc until the damned thing costs $20,000 :lol3

The Basel Kit is awfully tempting, but I don't have the money or the mad...
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2015, 06:22 PM
Replies: 16,330
Views: 915,952
Posted By crashmaster
:rofl:rofl:rofl

:rofl:rofl:rofl
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2015, 06:05 PM
Replies: 16,330
Views: 915,952
Posted By crashmaster
Love my WR and never regretted it. Solid, great...

Love my WR and never regretted it. Solid, great bike.

http://crashmaster.smugmug.com/Other/Observatory/i-8mWCqxL/0/XL/photo-4-XL.jpg



However, after a little spin on this animal I just...
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 4,856
Views: 1,670,576
Posted By crashmaster
Just picked up my brand spankin new 2015. After...

Just picked up my brand spankin new 2015. After a short 100 mile ride today I'm giving the bike a Chinese name:

Ho….. Lee…... Fuk!!!! :lol3

Awesome machine. Should have bought one of these a...
Forum: Americas 03-09-2015, 01:50 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,604
Posted By crashmaster
Well, compared to sections on the other routes,...

Well, compared to sections on the other routes, there is no sand on the way to Cocos. :lol3
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