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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-01-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 1,762
Views: 149,436
Posted By FakeName
Heck, had I known this I wouldn't have worked so...

Heck, had I known this I wouldn't have worked so hard to keep up with TwoWheels- he on his 990 and me on my 500....
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-01-2015, 10:42 AM
Replies: 1,309
Views: 706,009
Posted By FakeName
https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8639/16451736410_97...

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8639/16451736410_977f827ef4_b.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 03-01-2015, 10:27 AM
Replies: 16,719
Views: 10,257,730
Posted By FakeName
No. Depending on the user agreement, the...

No.

Depending on the user agreement, the site may grab the rights to use it for their purposes, but that right does not pass on to a third party unless the site has an agreement with that third...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-01-2015, 08:16 AM
Replies: 16,719
Views: 10,257,730
Posted By FakeName
Generally speaking, sharing on another site...

Generally speaking, sharing on another site happens all the time. But it depends on the site. If someone shares some ride report image somewhere else, while technically a violation of copyright, most...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-01-2015, 06:21 AM
Replies: 16,719
Views: 10,257,730
Posted By FakeName
Parking my motorcycle in a public parking lot...

Parking my motorcycle in a public parking lot (yes, even with the key in it) does not give anyone the right to ride it as if it's their own.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-27-2015, 08:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 939
Posted By FakeName
and the photography is breathtaking. :D

and the photography is breathtaking. :D
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-27-2015, 08:00 AM
Replies: 1,096
Views: 217,318
Posted By FakeName
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7369/16178439130_bb...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7369/16178439130_bb20fc11cd_b.jpg
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-24-2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 1,762
Views: 149,436
Posted By FakeName
Sunny and 60 degrees in Ballarat yesterday. ...

Sunny and 60 degrees in Ballarat yesterday.

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8668/16452956869_cc58d7b106_c.jpg
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-24-2015, 04:16 PM
Replies: 1,762
Views: 149,436
Posted By FakeName
Breathtaking photograph! :D

Breathtaking photograph! :D
Forum: Airheads 02-24-2015, 01:29 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,287
Posted By FakeName
Sparkbright is a nice unit- I have two, one for...

Sparkbright is a nice unit- I have two, one for each bike. The smallest one is more than sufficient. Auto dimming works great.

Yes, one can slap a BIG 'ol ugly digital voltmeter on one's...
Forum: Equipment 02-18-2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,669
Posted By FakeName
When you get it, will you promise to bring your...

When you get it, will you promise to bring your bike by so I can install it?

Let's not regress, ok ; )

It actually does a lot more than that- it indicates overcharging, etc.
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-17-2015, 06:22 AM
Replies: 355
Views: 46,808
Posted By FakeName
The vendor from which you purchased the intake...

The vendor from which you purchased the intake should be glad to help you dial it right in.

Let us know how it works out.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-16-2015, 10:00 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 46,808
Posted By FakeName
Rottweiler Performance didn't give you the map...

Rottweiler Performance didn't give you the map when your bought your intake kit from them?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-13-2015, 07:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 597
Posted By FakeName
Yup. I put the top bolt in just a few threads....

Yup. I put the top bolt in just a few threads. Tank hangs perfectly and all the connections line up.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-11-2015, 09:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,367
Posted By FakeName
The rivets that allow the float either wear or...

The rivets that allow the float either wear or lose their temper/grip allowing the disc part of the rotor to move more independently than designed from the stationary part.

There's a video...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-11-2015, 03:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,367
Posted By FakeName
Umm, yes, that's accepted. Perhaps yours...

Umm, yes, that's accepted.

Perhaps yours have not yet demonstrated the excess play to which we refer. Mine were easily 5x the normal desired float. Dan Diego's made a helluva racket- little scary....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-11-2015, 10:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,367
Posted By FakeName
Replaced the rear with one of these: ...

Replaced the rear with one of these:

http://slavensracing.com/shop/floating-disc-brake-rotors-for-ktm-950990-by-warp-9/

and will replace the fronts when they start to rattle as well. Will work...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-09-2015, 06:01 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,345
Posted By FakeName
To qualify as street legal, bikes (like cars)...

To qualify as street legal, bikes (like cars) have to pass certain testing in specific configurations- homologated is the term- to various safety organizations.

There is a kit one can buy from...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-07-2015, 06:29 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,345
Posted By FakeName
Cables and abs will work fine. Kick stands and...

Cables and abs will work fine. Kick stands and centerstands will not.
Forum: Equipment 01-31-2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 14,933
Posted By FakeName
You're correct, the radio is the cheapest part of...

You're correct, the radio is the cheapest part of the kit.

But.

Having witnessed MANY riders cheap out on kits that don't last - the stuff from the Ham Radio store (1/4 of the price! YES!)...
Forum: Equipment 01-31-2015, 07:40 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 14,933
Posted By FakeName
BTW: Rugged Radios (the only system I've seen...

BTW: Rugged Radios (the only system I've seen that is reliable and sounds decent) has a sale right now:
...
Forum: Equipment 01-31-2015, 07:36 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 14,933
Posted By FakeName
Well...sorta. We use it in simplex-only to...

Well...sorta.

We use it in simplex-only to keep connected within our riding group. There are practical limitations to using repeaters for real-time information exchange:

1. Few riders get...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-30-2015, 05:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 774
Posted By FakeName
Stock brake lines work fine. Raising...

Stock brake lines work fine.
Raising suspension won't effect throttle cables.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-26-2015, 05:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,504
Posted By FakeName
Yes, I've needed the gallon. And I've come close...

Yes, I've needed the gallon. And I've come close to needing more, and certainly wish I had it. It's not just the range, but the range without worrying about it.

Careful planning will help, but...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-25-2015, 07:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 413
Posted By FakeName
Well...I certainly do with the 500. But...

Well...I certainly do with the 500.

But the first time I put a 21" tube meant for a 90/90 1.85 width rim in a 150-sized tire with a 4.25 rim, I reconsidered.

Yes, it got me home, but that's...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-24-2015, 04:54 PM
Replies: 4,933
Views: 1,830,236
Posted By FakeName
Not sure how to measure "best" but I like this...

Not sure how to measure "best" but I like this one.

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8653/16358824315_bed1ed0e22_b.jpg
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-23-2015, 06:43 AM
Replies: 385
Views: 36,505
Posted By FakeName
DOH! Too late... ...

DOH!

Too late...

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8563/15924709701_90db474d74_b.jpg
Forum: Equipment 01-23-2015, 06:38 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 14,933
Posted By FakeName
Huh. I've often thought this would be a great...

Huh. I've often thought this would be a great idea, but have never seen it.

I ride with a lot of folks who use the Baofengs and Yaesu's, but only on simplex. In fact, I FAR prefer to ride with...
Forum: Europe 01-23-2015, 06:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 413
Posted By FakeName
True, but depends on the town. One can ride/drive...

True, but depends on the town. One can ride/drive into Monterosso and possibly others.

One of my favorite places on the planet.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-16-2015, 09:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,542
Posted By FakeName
Pulling your legs. 265, brake hoses are...

Pulling your legs.

265, brake hoses are fine. Probably not go longer, but I've had no trouble.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-12-2015, 05:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,715
Posted By FakeName
There's the height, but there's also the sweep. ...

There's the height, but there's also the sweep.

I needed a little of both.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-09-2015, 06:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 904
Posted By FakeName
Brakelines should be fine, but the side/center...

Brakelines should be fine, but the side/center stands will want changing too
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-08-2015, 05:29 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,345
Posted By FakeName
I believe you'll be fine.

I believe you'll be fine.
Forum: Thumpers 01-07-2015, 03:07 PM
Replies: 8,453
Views: 1,781,399
Posted By FakeName
Glad it's not just me. Pissed me off a few times...

Glad it's not just me. Pissed me off a few times before I figured it out.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-02-2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,208
Posted By FakeName
990 rear hub is already dampened. I wouldn't...

990 rear hub is already dampened.

I wouldn't bother.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-01-2015, 06:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,359
Posted By FakeName
And a sidestand relocator. And suspension. ...

And a sidestand relocator.

And suspension.

And tires.

And handlebars.

And a high fender.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-31-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,582
Posted By FakeName
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3674/13044519183_86...

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3674/13044519183_86de570b16_c.jpg

Never camp.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-31-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,667
Posted By FakeName
7730821000028 KTM Supermoto Front Fender for 690...

7730821000028 KTM Supermoto Front Fender for 690 (White):


https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7433/13148758733_a3b9cd34c4_b.jpg



https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3812/9089865786_8af1910c2b_b.jpg
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-29-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,047
Posted By FakeName
I don't camp.

I don't camp.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-27-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,586
Posted By FakeName
It did, and thanks.

It did, and thanks.
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