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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-19-2014, 11:23 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,341
Posted By Cris
Cool. Thanks!

Cool. Thanks!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-17-2014, 11:30 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,341
Posted By Cris
So does the Weld86 skid plate come with or...

So does the Weld86 skid plate come with or without a drain plug hole?

I would choose to not have the drain plug hole.

Thanks!
Cris
Forum: Racing 02-28-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,669
Posted By Cris
Sorry man, but I agree with Crash. I say...

Sorry man, but I agree with Crash.

I say your best bet is to try and secure a ride on a buddies MXer for your track time. Then see how you like it. At least you will have the right tool for the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 9,975
Posted By Cris
Hey 'Red! Sorry I didn't see this until...

Hey 'Red!

Sorry I didn't see this until now...

I still have the bike but I will be posting it for sale very soon.

Since my last post, I did add an MRD/SSW exhaust and I am VERY happy with...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-12-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,466
Posted By Cris
Also, for those who may not be aware, on the back...

Also, for those who may not be aware, on the back of the KTM LEDs is a rubber switch boot that offers 3 levels of output.
Forum: Equipment 02-11-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,771
Posted By Cris
Silky Saw Pocketboy!!

Silky Saw Pocketboy!!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-11-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,466
Posted By Cris
I will end up with euro housing eventually, but...

I will end up with euro housing eventually, but in the interim, the LEDs which come standard on the Baja, are a great supplement to the US OEM housing.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-11-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,341
Posted By Cris
I have a Saddlemen Track seat on my 990 ADV and I...

I have a Saddlemen Track seat on my 990 ADV and I cannot imagine life without it.

I am 6' 2" and 165 pounds. I have been riding motorcycles since I was 8 years old.

I also ride pedal-bikes...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-10-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,341
Posted By Cris
I agree. Saddleman track seat for me!...

I agree.

Saddleman track seat for me! :freaky
Forum: Equipment 01-31-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 40,211
Posted By Cris
Agreed. I think the latest iteration is blue.

Agreed. I think the latest iteration is blue.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-30-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 111,435
Posted By Cris
^!

^!
Forum: Equipment 01-30-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 30,813
Posted By Cris
From what I recall, there is a high density...

From what I recall, there is a high density plastic shield sandwiched bewteen the outer leather and the liner in the ankle area...

The feel for the shifter is not like wearing a pair of work...
Forum: Equipment 01-29-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 40,211
Posted By Cris
Yah, either they changed something or ?? If...

Yah, either they changed something or ??

If I try with the minimum amount of bows, I do touch the ground. Kinda surprised me. And if I lay on my side with all of the bows, I am VERY close to...
Forum: Equipment 01-29-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 40,211
Posted By Cris
I really like my LuxuryLite (Therma-Rest) 26"...

I really like my LuxuryLite (Therma-Rest) 26" cot, but I weigh 165 pounds and I can't imagine it would be *as* comfortable for bigger fellas...

I am very close to the ground when laying on it. It...
Forum: Equipment 01-29-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 30,813
Posted By Cris
Alpinestar Scouts. I did WI to CO and back...

Alpinestar Scouts.

I did WI to CO and back in mine and they are great.

Comfortable on the bike, waterproof, easy in-and-out, and relatively comfortable to walk in (considering the level of...
Forum: Equipment 01-29-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,723
Posted By Cris
I have been using Comply replacement earphone...

I have been using Comply replacement earphone tips for many years.

They are the equivalent of compressable 'foamie' ear plugs that slip on the end of your exsiting earphones.

They are offered...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-29-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,640
Posted By Cris
I use the 1 3/4" Roxx and all I needed to do was...

I use the 1 3/4" Roxx and all I needed to do was rotate the throttle block. No further issues. I do not have ABS.

TAKE NOTE: There is a drain hole in the bottom of the throttle housing. When I...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-25-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,720
Posted By Cris
^^^ My main accomplishment with running low...

^^^

My main accomplishment with running low pressures is bending rims.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-23-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,864
Posted By Cris
I have ridden in thunderstorms with this seat......

I have ridden in thunderstorms with this seat... Torrential.

Honestly I can't tell you where exactly the water goes, but it has not been an issue.

Perhaps it blows out the back?

Also, the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-21-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,864
Posted By Cris
I have a Saddlemen Track seat on my 990 ADV and I...

I have a Saddlemen Track seat on my 990 ADV and I cannot imagine life without it!!!

I am 6' 2" and 165 pounds. I have been riding motorcycles since I was 8 years old. I am currently 44...

I...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-21-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,510
Posted By Cris
Rode from WI to CO and back in 8 days on only...

Rode from WI to CO and back in 8 days on only two-lane (990 ADV) on a brand new set last summer, and the K60s were great for me. The front is still like new. I will put a fresh rear on for the same...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-15-2013, 12:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,741
Posted By Cris
Mine = Touratech stainless racks, 1550's, Happy...

Mine = Touratech stainless racks, 1550's, Happy Trails pucks.

...1500 top case mounted on the Baja bonus rack via 1 inch steel spacers.

Love this set up and minimal cash outlay!

FYI
The...
Forum: Ride reports 08-15-2013, 11:31 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,582
Posted By Cris
GREAT photos and report!! This is a trip I...

GREAT photos and report!!

This is a trip I would love to experience!!

Thanks!
Cris
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-09-2013, 07:04 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,584
Posted By Cris
:D:lol3:D

:D:lol3:D
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-08-2013, 07:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 800
Posted By Cris
+1 on this for me and mine... BUT I am...

+1 on this for me and mine...

BUT I am running FMF's and a re-map from day 1 so I don't know if this has anything to do with it. I have no experience with the OEM pipes in order to be able to...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-07-2013, 12:34 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 111,435
Posted By Cris
This is simply Epic! I thought I seen it all up...

This is simply Epic! I thought I seen it all up until now. :rofl
Forum: Equipment 08-07-2013, 11:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 778
Posted By Cris
I have found my Alpinestars SMX plus' to be...

I have found my Alpinestars SMX plus' to be equivalent to what you are looking for. Mine are vented...

I have found myself wearing them for long periods off the bike and they are great. The toe...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-07-2013, 10:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 670
Posted By Cris
Thanks Bob!! I would say that the...

Thanks Bob!!



I would say that the first 300 miles are horrible and it starts getting better as you get acclimated... By 500 miles, they are manageable. By 600 miles they are reasonable.
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-07-2013, 09:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 670
Posted By Cris
Baja and 908RR's on a Trip?

Well, I didn't like them on the tarmac at first, but now with about 600 miles, they are not that bad on the highway. Yes, yes, I know... But really they are not that bad.

...And I can actually...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-06-2013, 10:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,077
Posted By Cris
Good stuff!!! I'll be headin' out that way...

Good stuff!!!
I'll be headin' out that way me-self before long!
Cris
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-30-2013, 11:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,880
Posted By Cris
My sentiments exactly! It's a five minute...

My sentiments exactly!

It's a five minute install and does wonders for riding position on a couple of levels.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-30-2013, 11:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,333
Posted By Cris
Wow. That's total bullshit on KTM's part. Or...

Wow. That's total bullshit on KTM's part. Or perhaps the dealer is parapfrasing incorrectly (i.e., telling untruth's :D ) about KTM's stance. Who knows really.

Sorry to hear that they trying to...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-29-2013, 02:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,599
Posted By Cris
Yup! Great idea!

Yup! Great idea!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-29-2013, 01:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,599
Posted By Cris
Dang dude! Nice!! Love the QR skewers!!!...

Dang dude! Nice!!

Love the QR skewers!!! Did you chop them or are they from a seat post?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-29-2013, 01:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,333
Posted By Cris
I am "the guy in the thread yesterday." My...

I am "the guy in the thread yesterday."

My stance was as follows.

The bike was advertised with "x" number of aftermarket (hard parts catalog) parts. I/we/you bought the bike in consideration...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-26-2013, 02:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,594
Posted By Cris
Mine did not either. I brought it to the...

Mine did not either. I brought it to the attention of the dealer. He promptly gave me one off the shelf and charged KTM for it... So now I have one BNIP!

He would have put it on for me, but I...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-26-2013, 09:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,594
Posted By Cris
9- Touratech GPS mount 10- Aluminum radiator...

9- Touratech GPS mount
10- Aluminum radiator guard
11- Supersprox rear sprocket
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-25-2013, 10:45 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,346
Posted By Cris
...So if I already have FMF's on my Baja (flashed...

...So if I already have FMF's on my Baja (flashed at the Dealer accordingly) and I want to run the CPR air filter, what is the protocol?

Thanks!
Cris
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-24-2013, 02:52 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,560
Posted By Cris
Yes. :clap

Yes. :clap
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-24-2013, 02:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,271
Posted By Cris
Very nice footage!! Changing around the...

Very nice footage!!

Changing around the perspectives often and keeping it failry short makes a guy want to watch it more than once while still keeping a persons interest piqued.

Beautiful...
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