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Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 02-22-2008, 10:24 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,618
Posted By scottr
I only know about the Hill Country as that's...

I only know about the Hill Country as that's where I live. The dirt starts in northern Blanco county and goes up into Llano county, also in northern Gilespie county and then up into Mason county. ...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-22-2008, 12:15 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,739
Posted By scottr
I broke my bike in fairly easy and near as I can...

I broke my bike in fairly easy and near as I can tell it uses about 100ml per 800 miles. I get consistently about 40mpg on the highway. I think the rings are seated at the factory but that's just a...
Forum: Thumpers 02-21-2008, 06:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 974
Posted By scottr
I knew it would come to this someday. I...

I knew it would come to this someday.

I actually have to understand bike suspension. :D

Thanks everyone for your suggestions. Experimentation starts tomorrow. Will inform as to progress. ...
Forum: Thumpers 02-21-2008, 09:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 974
Posted By scottr
What Does Hopping Sideways On Jump Indicate?

Took the stock Michelin Enduro tires off my '07 Husky TE 450 and put on Maxxis Max-Cross on the rear.

On steep sharp jumps its straight as an arrow. On long easy slope jumps it wants to hop...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-20-2008, 05:58 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,869
Posted By scottr
A Freeking Flop-switch

What will they think of next?

They'll be thinking we don't need no fuel wasting motorcycles at all is what they'll be thinking. Its only a matter of time until the nanny state ruins everything. ...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-20-2008, 11:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,279
Posted By scottr
Gee. I thought my seat WAS heated. My ass gets...

Gee. I thought my seat WAS heated. My ass gets hot after thirty minutes on it. I've been thinking KTM needs to design some tricky venting for under the seat. :huh
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-20-2008, 11:41 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 24,014
Posted By scottr
That's quite a list and a very good thread. ...

That's quite a list and a very good thread.

What would really be killer though is if you photographed everything in nice neat order and posted that. Not all in one photo however ... although that...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-19-2008, 07:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,736
Posted By scottr
Has anyone .... ever .... had their spark...

Has anyone .... ever .... had their spark arrestor checked while riding a plated Big Bike?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-19-2008, 11:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,629
Posted By scottr
http://www.pbase.com/sfleming/image/93176456/mediu...

http://www.pbase.com/sfleming/image/93176456/medium.jpg





:hide
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-19-2008, 11:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,629
Posted By scottr
http://www.pbase.com/sfleming/image/93176108/origi...

http://www.pbase.com/sfleming/image/93176108/original.jpg
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-19-2008, 10:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,629
Posted By scottr
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=13...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=137838


http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=188446


http://www.ktm950.info/
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-15-2008, 08:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,736
Posted By scottr
Loud? Harley straight pipes are loud. ...

Loud?

Harley straight pipes are loud.

Akras without baffles are a melodious roar. An energetic purr even.
:deal

Who could possible object? :huh
:ricky
Forum: Ride reports 02-15-2008, 03:39 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,353
Posted By scottr
Cool. This thread deserves a rating. :thumb...

Cool. This thread deserves a rating.
:thumb :thumb :thumb :thumb
:ricky
Forum: Ride reports 02-15-2008, 03:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,166
Posted By scottr
:D :D :D :thumb :ricky

:D :D :D
:thumb
:ricky
Forum: Ride reports 02-11-2008, 05:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,509
Posted By scottr
HELL yes! Better than letting them decompose...

HELL yes!

Better than letting them decompose into the ground and seriously I don't see any architectural wonders here worth preserving. Nor is the historicity all that impressive. I doubt as...
Forum: Ride reports 02-10-2008, 09:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,509
Posted By scottr
Great report. Enjoyed it. Good pics. :thumb ...

Great report. Enjoyed it. Good pics. :thumb

I'm surprised folks aren't salvaging all those wonderful materials out of those old buildings. The huge trusses you show in one interior shot were...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-05-2008, 06:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,918
Posted By scottr
The motionpro socket will work with a screwdriver...

The motionpro socket will work with a screwdriver (holes through the top of the socket wobble extension). I've never pulled my plugs and would probably only do so if I had to get water out of the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-05-2008, 07:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,918
Posted By scottr
Only problem is their order system, shopatron,...

Only problem is their order system, shopatron, doesn't work. Worst web ordering system I have ever seen and I order a bunch of stuff on the web.

It's probably because I'm on a Mac but still .......
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-04-2008, 07:34 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,608
Posted By scottr
Isn't this like a major felony or something in...

Isn't this like a major felony or something in The United States of Europe? No inspection to get tags? :lurk

What about the FI? Is it going to miss the SAS? :lurk
Forum: Ride reports 02-04-2008, 03:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,177
Posted By scottr
I'm confused. Were you mostly in Mexico ... or...

I'm confused. Were you mostly in Mexico ... or S. Texas?

Nice pics. :thumb
Forum: Thumpers 02-02-2008, 08:55 AM
Replies: 614
Views: 251,104
Posted By scottr
I now know why Ned has back problems. :eek1 ...

I now know why Ned has back problems. :eek1

I will never change another tire on the ground unless I'm stranded somewhere. And I mean STRANDED. I'll ride the thing flat until the rim starts to...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-02-2008, 08:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,833
Posted By scottr
I forgot to say put it back up.

I forgot to say put it back up.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-01-2008, 05:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,273
Posted By scottr
No, I just have a messy trunk. :D

No, I just have a messy trunk. :D
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-31-2008, 06:47 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,557
Posted By scottr
Tricky. :thumb

Tricky. :thumb
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-31-2008, 06:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 789
Posted By scottr
If you connected it to the ACC 1 wire behind your...

If you connected it to the ACC 1 wire behind your headlight and it IS the one that is always hot. No problemo. I do it. :ricky
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-31-2008, 06:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,273
Posted By scottr
Onliest problem with this is .... what do you do...

Onliest problem with this is .... what do you do with all the shit that you have got used to carrying around when you have a top case .... when you want to put your helmet(s) in there? :D
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-31-2008, 05:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,206
Posted By scottr
Just take it easy for a while. Take a few days...

Just take it easy for a while. Take a few days to get comfortable with the bike. Don't go taking curves you don't know too fast. These bikes don't scrub speed all that fast. Practice. Ride some...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-31-2008, 05:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,833
Posted By scottr
You can buy the bent pipe chock for twenty bucks...

You can buy the bent pipe chock for twenty bucks if you pass on the chromed version. You will need it in the future so go buy one. You don't necessarily have to thru-bolt it if your trailer has...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-31-2008, 05:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,833
Posted By scottr
Ditto :thumb

Ditto
:thumb
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-31-2008, 10:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,833
Posted By scottr
Don't listen to dlrides. He's being 'funny'. ...

Don't listen to dlrides. He's being 'funny'.

Put the bike on its stand and in gear with front wheel in chock. See below.

Well you've probably figured out that you can't put a fork brace from...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-30-2008, 10:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,374
Posted By scottr
An expensive way to waste carbon fiber. :deal

An expensive way to waste carbon fiber. :deal
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-30-2008, 11:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 941
Posted By scottr
Nothing written on mine but I just buy the big...

Nothing written on mine but I just buy the big Harley one without the eagle. It's still not quite big enough if you leave your top box on but it suffices.
:ricky
Forum: Thumpers 01-30-2008, 08:19 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,947
Posted By scottr
I just think you got some wrong info somewhere. ...

I just think you got some wrong info somewhere. There is no alternative to riding on the balls of your feet. Unless you have kids feet on an adult bike. Otherwise your going to be downshifting or...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-30-2008, 08:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,374
Posted By scottr
Well if you are financing this purchase .......

Well if you are financing this purchase .... fugedabout the price the dealer quoted you. Allocate another $4k. Not kidding. In addition to the previously mentioned bits ..... If you ever ride in...
Forum: Ride reports 01-29-2008, 07:23 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 12,230
Posted By scottr
[QUOTE=eduardobibm]View from the small mountain...

[QUOTE=eduardobibm]View from the small mountain directly behind my house looking north towards New Paltz. The river on the right is the Hudson. The Peaks in the distance are Lake Minnewaska State...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-29-2008, 06:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,533
Posted By scottr
I'd rather break off the 'cheap' ones. Just...

I'd rather break off the 'cheap' ones. Just sayin. :ricky
Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2008, 12:14 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,658
Posted By scottr
Well, y'all have just about sold me. I've...

Well, y'all have just about sold me.

I've been working hard to get my $ worth out of the Michelin Enduros that came stock on the TE 450. Not very good tires. I'm certainly not going for the last...
Forum: Thumpers 01-27-2008, 05:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,947
Posted By scottr
PM Sent> :thumb

PM Sent>
:thumb
Forum: Thumpers 01-27-2008, 07:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,947
Posted By scottr
No. This is total photoshop. The camera took 9...

No. This is total photoshop. The camera took 9 (only 7 here) shots and I used photomerge to make a panorama. Photomerge wanted to make the wheels overlap and blend so I chose the 'do not blend'...
Forum: Thumpers 01-27-2008, 07:51 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,947
Posted By scottr
:poser :thumb

:poser

:thumb
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