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Forum: Racing 02-20-2015, 12:27 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 28,506
Posted By kenaroo
watchdog ds/rally computer

not sure if many have seen this unit.. I ran enduros back in the day when you needed to watch your time and distance.. I ran a watchdog. when I had the opportunity to do a few navigation rides, ...
Forum: Face plant 02-20-2015, 10:51 AM
Replies: 398
Views: 166,029
Posted By kenaroo
Running out of talent sucks.. it happens to me...

Running out of talent sucks.. it happens to me often.

best wishing going to your riding buddy and his recovery.

Great Friends and Family is what makes these hard times better.
Forum: Face plant 02-20-2015, 10:42 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 11,527
Posted By kenaroo
not the tire. double check wheel alignment ...

not the tire.

double check wheel alignment
Tire pressure
suspension pre-load and balance

adjust accordingly to new tires not the old ones no matter how sweet the set up was before.. as...
Forum: Racing 02-20-2015, 07:10 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,424
Posted By kenaroo
I'd say pretty good. not as good as upper section...

I'd say pretty good. not as good as upper section that can look over at 11,12 and 13.... best view of 15 is from the pedestrian bridge by the infield stairs . problem is they only let you check...
Forum: Racing 02-19-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,424
Posted By kenaroo
IMHO.. just get a general admission pass and...

IMHO.. just get a general admission pass and bring a chair. seems more fun to me to walk around and check out other parts of the track.. turn 15 on the backside is where I like as well.
...
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2015, 05:56 AM
Replies: 9,306
Views: 2,068,834
Posted By kenaroo
I have about $1500 of receipts.. water pump...

I have about $1500 of receipts.. water pump rebuild , fork/shock service, new rear caliper, wheel and head bearings. zert fitting on linkage and good grease there. all work done in 13'/14'...
Forum: Thumpers 02-10-2015, 09:11 PM
Replies: 9,306
Views: 2,068,834
Posted By kenaroo
it followed me home today.. 05 with a ton of...

it followed me home today.. 05 with a ton of miles/Kilometers on it..

Previous owner rode from Canada to Mexico and back.. broke down in Texas and flew home to Canada leaving the bike with a...
Forum: Vendors 02-02-2015, 11:47 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 81,027
Posted By kenaroo
Dimitirus is sending me a kit to do the mock up...

Dimitirus is sending me a kit to do the mock up on the bike..

He is also making bracket kits that I think we should use as well.

I like one stop buying for easy purchase..

Once I get the...
Forum: Vendors 01-31-2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 81,027
Posted By kenaroo
as usual work got in the way with the hobby. Got...

as usual work got in the way with the hobby. Got a little busy with work this month (sales kick off and new product roll out) at Garage Interiors..

so didn't have a lot of time to work on...
Forum: Vendors 01-06-2015, 06:05 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 81,027
Posted By kenaroo
Cutting the first mock up of the sub frame to...

Cutting the first mock up of the sub frame to carry the BD lights. should have it assembled this weekend


http://advrider.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=333120&stc=1&d=1420592567
Forum: Racing 12-31-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 2,332
Views: 474,156
Posted By kenaroo
Beginning to build up some sub-frames for a few...

Beginning to build up some sub-frames for a few XR650R rally fairings I'm building for some inmates. changing over from the KTM 950 headlights to the
Baja Designs XL squadron (bottom) and...
Forum: Vendors 12-31-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 81,027
Posted By kenaroo
Spent the christmas holiday with my dad (ret....

Spent the christmas holiday with my dad (ret. mechanical engineer and CAD whiz) in tucson.. Brought the old sub-frame and squadron lights to R&D the new setup for the LEDs.

Here is the cad design...
Forum: Vendors 12-19-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 81,027
Posted By kenaroo
that's the one that got me started.. that was a...

that's the one that got me started.. that was a one off with not much information on the build at the time..

dual tanks, formed acrylic and a lot of angles.. not easy to re-produce.
...
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 23,136
Views: 3,008,277
Posted By kenaroo
Nice! that has to be one of the last Kenaroo...

Nice! that has to be one of the last Kenaroo rally fairings from the previous run.

are you still needing one for your friend?
Forum: Vendors 12-15-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 81,027
Posted By kenaroo
https://fbcdn-sphotos-h-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-...

https://fbcdn-sphotos-h-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-xpa1/v/t1.0-9/1555431_10203486482748363_4347954233366625857_n.jpg?oh=5ae16215516030b925fe085476545177&oe=55461C09&__gda__=1427081827_661268c79b6f7c4f2...
Forum: Vendors 12-15-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 81,027
Posted By kenaroo
Pulled out the molds and started cleaning up. ...

Pulled out the molds and started cleaning up.

Got a good start for the next run

Lower molds are pretty good. Might be able to pull a few more out of those

Front molds are in pretty bad...
Forum: Thumpers 12-13-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,786
Posted By kenaroo
Great run.. for a while.. :wink: Love the...

Great run.. for a while.. :wink:

Love the racing comment and attitude while racing.. definitely having fun

pretty brutal how that vine grabbed your front tire and pulled you down.. been...
Forum: Thumpers 12-12-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 23,136
Views: 3,008,277
Posted By kenaroo
I saw one of my babies for the first time this...

I saw one of my babies for the first time this week in a long time... Missed my rally pig... got pinged by a few inmates on making them a fairing..

well.. I must have forgot how hard they were...
Forum: Vendors 12-12-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 81,027
Posted By kenaroo
if anyone one has done any racing/riding at night...

if anyone one has done any racing/riding at night at speed (even slow) you can never get enough light.. bigger is always better.. and a few lbs doesn't matter to me when it comes to sight..
...
Forum: Vendors 12-11-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 81,027
Posted By kenaroo
I'll check but I don't have the vacuum bag set up...

I'll check but I don't have the vacuum bag set up and would have to aquire the proper equipment. There would be a learning curve as well. So not sure for a one off carbon Kevlar weave would be...
Forum: Vendors 12-11-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 81,027
Posted By kenaroo
I have a few more request in my inbox that I'll...

I have a few more request in my inbox that I'll ping as well

I'm getting excited!

Side note...everyone needs to be committed to the project. I had over 50% back out last run when it was time...
Forum: Vendors 12-11-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 81,027
Posted By kenaroo
Sure if we can get someone to send me their...

Sure if we can get someone to send me their lights so I can design around them

Anyone know Diego from BD? See if he'll hook us up
Forum: Vendors 12-09-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 81,027
Posted By kenaroo
Very cool! Scotty!. so.. I'm willing to...

Very cool! Scotty!.

so.. I'm willing to build more of these if we can get a group order.. but I need to make new molds and update the design to hold the new led lights.

like I said before.. if...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-25-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 9,127
Views: 2,094,231
Posted By kenaroo
Nope just old fashion vinyl wrap from...

Nope just old fashion vinyl wrap from metrorestyling.com. (http://www.metrorestyling.com/Digital-Camouflage-Wrap-Vinyl-s/20306.htm) clean. plastic, apply with a squeegee and a heat gun..

the...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-24-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 9,127
Views: 2,094,231
Posted By kenaroo
a little digital camo to the tenere

Added some digital camo accents to the side of my S-10.. need to be a little different from the crowd...
...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 10-21-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,064
Posted By kenaroo
oh shit.. last time a bunch of Canadians came...

oh shit.. last time a bunch of Canadians came down to ride in texas, I was hung over for 3 months..

Never.. I mean never ....try to out drink Canadians.. :sick
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-08-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 886
Views: 342,782
Posted By kenaroo
man that's a beautiful looking bike.. I could...

man that's a beautiful looking bike.. I could see a rally fairing on that easy.. with a great transition from tank to fairing.. after beating up my tenere on the last adv ride.. I think I'd like...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-25-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 9,127
Views: 2,094,231
Posted By kenaroo
https://fbcdn-sphotos-g-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-...

https://fbcdn-sphotos-g-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-xpf1/v/t1.0-9/s480x480/10407925_10202922086318805_851600626280756921_n.jpg?oh=9a75685eaa9d4a6afd51e8cdf533bd0f&oe=548D6A35&__gda__=1422503582_7c08d9ee...
Forum: Thumpers 09-23-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,587
Posted By kenaroo
sweet build project. I miss my rally pig... I'll...

sweet build project. I miss my rally pig... I'll live vicarously though you with this project..

best of luck can't wait to see the end result
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-22-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 27,062
Views: 5,274,320
Posted By kenaroo
Yamaha TAT not certified in Nevada or Utah rocks

road the TAT from west to east starting from the upper corners of California/Nevada on my way down from Canada. I pretty much tested my Ricochet bash plate to it's limits.

first was a water...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-06-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 27,062
Views: 5,274,320
Posted By kenaroo
Paid 14500 OTD for my 2013 in december of 12.. I...

Paid 14500 OTD for my 2013 in december of 12.. I can tell you it was and is still worth every penny.. 15000 miles with no problems at all.. I got at least a $1 a mile worth out of it and it's...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 07-13-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 956
Posted By kenaroo
Santa Rosa NM to Las Vegas dirt roads? Or?

riding from Austin to Moab to meet up with my father. From there we are riding up to Canada. trying to figure a route through NM. Stoping at my cousins house Portales and looking to get up to...
Forum: Equipment 06-12-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,068
Posted By kenaroo
Boafeng radios use the same as the Kenwood PTT...

Boafeng radios use the same as the Kenwood PTT Plug system. I've got the cheapo PTT units from Fleabay.... my riding partner paid the big bucks from PCI.. They both work well.. and both are...
Forum: Racing 05-05-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,595
Posted By kenaroo
Racer X virtual trainer

I really liked the workouts from Racer X virtual trainer.
http://www.racerxvt.com/pages/workouts

I'm coming out of a two year battle with a acl,mcl,pcl (triple threat) repair.. at 46 it's been...
Forum: Vendors 05-05-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 81,027
Posted By kenaroo
More than happy to get you hooked up for the...

More than happy to get you hooked up for the Rally.. afterall that's what I made these for..

I'd like to go ahead and get another list of potentials think we should just go ahead with an LED head...
Forum: Vendors 04-26-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 81,027
Posted By kenaroo
another contacted me about making them one.. ...

another contacted me about making them one.. think there is enough of you guys to do a group buy..
Forum: Vendors 03-26-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 81,027
Posted By kenaroo
I need 5 orders to get this up an running again...

I need 5 orders to get this up an running again to break even on the cost of materials (not my labor but this is for fun)

Need to make new molds and work out the new sub-frames for the squadron...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-08-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,065
Posted By kenaroo
Heading out to Tucson from Austin TX to see my...

Heading out to Tucson from Austin TX to see my dad the same weekend. riding the Super Tenere out. Mostly side and dirt roads all the way. 1200 +/- miles so not sure if I'll be up for more riding...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-15-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 464
Posted By kenaroo
Safford to Klondike to Mammoth AZ via Rug road?

I'm working on a route from Austin Texas to Tucson to go see my Pops.. I want to stay off Highway and stick to as many dirt roads as possible.. I have most of it planned out but having a little...
Forum: Americas 02-13-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,781
Posted By kenaroo
LOL.. was just working on a route to go see my...

LOL.. was just working on a route to go see my dad in Tucson.

this is what I've come up with.. still a few area's I need to see if it's actually do-able

When are you thinking of going? ...
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