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Forum: Old's Cool 12-07-2014, 11:33 PM
Replies: 1,634
Views: 256,292
Posted By Rikki Rockett
Norton

http://rockettman.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Brit-Bikes-Cafe-Racers/i-5rr8Cz5/0/M/IMG_0014-M.jpg

2004 Triumph Thruxton
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Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-21-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,181
Posted By Rikki Rockett
That MOFO can ride!!!

That MOFO can ride!!!
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-19-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,316
Posted By Rikki Rockett
You have a lot of bikes. Me too!

You have a lot of bikes. Me too!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-19-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,473
Posted By Rikki Rockett
That Aprillia is a super nice too.

That Aprillia is a super nice too.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-19-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,473
Posted By Rikki Rockett
Multi, hands down. I have had one and they are an...

Multi, hands down. I have had one and they are an awesome bike.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-19-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,181
Posted By Rikki Rockett
The 500 is long gone. Part of the trade for the...

The 500 is long gone. Part of the trade for the 990.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-19-2014, 12:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,181
Posted By Rikki Rockett
Sounds like me!

This dilemma is so me! I have a 990 Baja that I bought like 5 months ago and I'm considering a trade in for an 1190 R! Had a 500 like you, got the Baja. Now I want an 1190 R and a 350 EXC for the...
Forum: Road warriors 06-11-2014, 12:01 AM
Replies: 1,703
Views: 184,819
Posted By Rikki Rockett
Service due!

I picked up a black one last week. Let go of a Monster and Guzzi for it. Not looked back! I have a slip on ordered and will be here in time for the first service Friday! Yay!
Forum: Beasts 06-07-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 5,839
Views: 1,489,876
Posted By Rikki Rockett
Believe it or not, they are actually the Triumph...

Believe it or not, they are actually the Triumph ones. I would have liked the shorties, but there were in stock and I didn't wanna wait the two weeks it usually takes for stuff.
Forum: Beasts 06-07-2014, 12:50 AM
Replies: 5,839
Views: 1,489,876
Posted By Rikki Rockett
Triumph Levers

Finally installed these after dumping my Tiger up at Rawhyde and breaking one.

http://rockettman.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Moto/i-wQJcppH/0/M/photo-M.jpg
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-24-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 11,174
Views: 2,382,834
Posted By Rikki Rockett
Yeah, but I want it all! Knobbies and the ability...

Yeah, but I want it all! Knobbies and the ability to ride street. Of course I don't expect the same ride as with street tires, but I am just looking for it to be tolerable and I think the upgrade did...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-22-2014, 11:39 PM
Replies: 11,174
Views: 2,382,834
Posted By Rikki Rockett
GPS, Scotts Dampener and Side Stand Relocator

So, finally got around to having the Scotts Steering Dampener installed at the dealer. Eliminated the head shake by about 70%. Haven't tried it off road yet, but I'm sure it will be more than...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-17-2014, 12:58 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,842
Posted By Rikki Rockett
I have two kids and tons of shit to do, outlive...

I have two kids and tons of shit to do, outlive in Castaic and want to ride when I can!!!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-14-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 19,142
Views: 7,871,097
Posted By Rikki Rockett
990 Baja on trails

Shot a little riding yesterday. Nothing insane and it's shakey. I mounted the cam in a bad place. Still, might be worth watching.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KBKq_LpRypo
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-26-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 19,142
Views: 7,871,097
Posted By Rikki Rockett
Dude, you are gonna love that bike! I freakin'...

Dude, you are gonna love that bike! I freakin' love mine!!!
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-25-2014, 12:37 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,842
Posted By Rikki Rockett
I don't know exactly about qualifying, but I sure...

I don't know exactly about qualifying, but I sure as hell love to ride!
I live in Castaic, lived in Agua Dulce for several years so I know that area.
I have kids, so I can't always get away for...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-23-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 823
Views: 143,966
Posted By Rikki Rockett
Newspaper Article

http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-ojai-teen-motorbike-crash-20140211,0,6224845.story#axzz2uA2IByen
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-23-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 823
Views: 143,966
Posted By Rikki Rockett
Agua Dulce

I lived in Agua Dulce for 11 years and this place was in my backyard! I live in Castaic now, so it's really not far at all. I did all these trails and climbs in my Jeep at one time or another.
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-20-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 823
Views: 143,966
Posted By Rikki Rockett
Thumb Damn!

Damn, I wanna do one of these rides!!!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-19-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,671
Posted By Rikki Rockett
I have a 990 Baja and I'm in So. Cal. (Santa...

I have a 990 Baja and I'm in So. Cal. (Santa Clarita) Hit me up for a ride.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-19-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,963
Posted By Rikki Rockett
You have a Triumph Tiger XC and an 1190? Damn,...

You have a Triumph Tiger XC and an 1190? Damn, you are as bad as me!:freaky
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-18-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 11,174
Views: 2,382,834
Posted By Rikki Rockett
Gps

I'm sure there are threads about this, but anyone put a GPS on their 990 Baja? What mounts directly to the OEM GPS mount? This is the next thing I am doing this week.
Forum: Beasts 02-12-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 5,839
Views: 1,489,876
Posted By Rikki Rockett
The truck was wrapped by 111 Ink in Santa...

The truck was wrapped by 111 Ink in Santa Clarita. They use a vinyl. The bike is not wrapped. It's a stock color.

Here's my build page: https://www.facebook.com/RockettRaptor?ref=hl
Forum: Beasts 02-10-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 5,839
Views: 1,489,876
Posted By Rikki Rockett
Knobbies are a "fer sure" in the next month or...

Knobbies are a "fer sure" in the next month or so.
Forum: Beasts 02-10-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 5,839
Views: 1,489,876
Posted By Rikki Rockett
It's the 800 XC. Wrapped my Ford Raptor to match!...

It's the 800 XC. Wrapped my Ford Raptor to match!

http://rockettman.smugmug.com/Trucks/Rockett-Raptor-1/i-G2Z3Tmc/0/M/0E5B1694-M.jpg
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-09-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 805
Posted By Rikki Rockett
OK, my bad!

My bad. Watching an 11 month old while I'm looking didn't help either. Howz that for an excuse?
Forum: Beasts 02-09-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 5,839
Views: 1,489,876
Posted By Rikki Rockett
Lake Cachuma, CA

http://rockettman.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Bike-Camping/i-N7rzV8X/0/M/IMG_0428-M.jpg
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-09-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 805
Posted By Rikki Rockett
All Wheel Drive 990

I couldn't find this topic if this was posted before. If it was, I'm sorry. Delete me!!!

Crazy dealio here:...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-08-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,553
Posted By Rikki Rockett
The Baja rocks! ...

The Baja rocks!
http://rockettman.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Moto/i-rKP5mdD/0/M/my990_2-M.jpg
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-03-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,821
Posted By Rikki Rockett
The Tiger is a just a little bit more of an easy...

The Tiger is a just a little bit more of an easy going ride. I don't know how better to explain that. I really love and I am very excited by the KTM. It's fun! But… the Tiger is a warm, fuzzy bike....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-02-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,821
Posted By Rikki Rockett
I'm sure I'll biff! Let cha know!

I'm sure I'll biff!

Let cha know!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-02-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,821
Posted By Rikki Rockett
As much as I am a nut for the KTM, I still feel...

As much as I am a nut for the KTM, I still feel like the Tiger is a better bet for you. It is so nice on the road right out of the box. Ride one, you'll love it!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-02-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,821
Posted By Rikki Rockett
Well, that's the whole thing. I think that the...

Well, that's the whole thing. I think that the KTM is set up better for dirt and I like it that way. I don't want to change tires every time I decide I want to go off roading. People have gone all...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-02-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,821
Posted By Rikki Rockett
Tiger and 990 compared riding wise.

I haven't owned either long enough to know the maintenance details, yet. My Tiger has only a couple thousand miles and my KTM hasn't even had it's first service. From a riding perspective, the Tiger...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-02-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 11,174
Views: 2,382,834
Posted By Rikki Rockett
Black Dog

Installed:
Black Dog Cycle Works - Bash Plate, Luggage Rack, Sidestand Relocator, Pegs.
Double Take Mirrors.

http://rockettman.smugmug.com/SmugPreview/KTM/i-FrWHXxZ/0/M/IMG_2815-M.jpg
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-01-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,821
Posted By Rikki Rockett
Gorgeous

Damn, what a gorgeous bike, Mike!

I won't be abandoning the Tiger anytime soon. It's an amazing bike that will find a slightly different type of travel than the KTM. The 990 has already proven...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-01-2014, 12:09 AM
Replies: 11,174
Views: 2,382,834
Posted By Rikki Rockett
Black Dog Pegs

Love 'em!

http://rockettman.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Moto/i-vkKkLvC/0/M/photo-M.jpg
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-01-2014, 12:03 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,821
Posted By Rikki Rockett
500's

No KTM is a poor man's bike!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-31-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,821
Posted By Rikki Rockett
525

525, huh? Yeah, I know the 500's are more nimble. Oh, well. I'll get one of those eventually again too.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-30-2014, 11:29 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,821
Posted By Rikki Rockett
BTW… Having a 990 and a Tiger is pretty damn...

BTW…

Having a 990 and a Tiger is pretty damn cool after all. I really think the 990 is more dirt oriented and so Im pretty sure the Tiger will do trips with more road and less dirt and the...
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