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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 11-24-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,074
Posted By NHKTM990
Just because you can fix anything with duck tape...

Just because you can fix anything with duck tape doesn't mean you should fix everything with duck tape! That looks like poop, whether it works or not. There are plenty of creative fixes that have...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 11-17-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 216
Posted By NHKTM990
Testimonial: This site is a big help

Lost the speedo/odo on a ride in early October. Did the thread search on this site and found detailed pictures and descriptions of similar problems with other 990 riders. Chased the wires and found...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (>1000cc) 11-17-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 843
Views: 109,058
Posted By NHKTM990
I noticed that all the pictures on the KTM site...

I noticed that all the pictures on the KTM site of the 1290 are road miles. I think they are making an adventurer tourer more so that an adventure bike. Still will be a quality ride im sure.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 10-14-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 714
Posted By NHKTM990
I am 6 feet even. I really noticed the lack of...

I am 6 feet even. I really noticed the lack of fatigue in the neck. Got to be the screen cuz everything else is the same, and we did a lot of dirt.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 10-13-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 714
Posted By NHKTM990
Rally Raid road test

I purchased a Rally Raid windscreen from Rally Raid UK and installed it last week. Looks good from the front, back is bare fiberglass, but I kind of like the rough look, its grown on me.
Did a 450...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 09-29-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,059
Posted By NHKTM990
Ill take some pics and post later. It will look...

Ill take some pics and post later. It will look like every other 990 adv with a rally raid though.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 09-27-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,059
Posted By NHKTM990
RallyRaid windscreen a hit

I just installed the Rally Raid windscreen on my 990 AdvR. I was suffering from buffeting at highway speeds with the stocker. I am happy to report, a good fix. No buffeting at speed, smooth air...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-27-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 488
Posted By NHKTM990
My Buddy and I are riding Bayley Hazen in two...

My Buddy and I are riding Bayley Hazen in two weeks. Any tips? We are going to leave northern NH around 1100am and head back on sunday.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 06-08-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 11,053
Views: 2,343,516
Posted By NHKTM990
Frame and gobi bags in black, tank bag and some...

Frame and gobi bags in black, tank bag and some bling. Paddock spools in orange, brake cover front and read in orange, clutch resi cover in orange and swingarm buttons in...........orange.:evil
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 05-04-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,115
Posted By NHKTM990
I was thinking the same thing (not about your...

I was thinking the same thing (not about your undies:rofl), but Ive taken a digger already and wonder what would happen to those bags? If you had side cases would they be off the ground enough not...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 05-04-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,808
Posted By NHKTM990
Every rider of a dual sport or adventure bike...

Every rider of a dual sport or adventure bike dreams of MOAB! Great film, love the western track and the oldies look.:clap
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-04-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 316
Posted By NHKTM990
From NH to Toronto, a Quest

Bros,
Going to take a trip from Northern NH to Toronto. Headed to the Hockey Hall of Fame.. All slab if the guy with the wide glide goes otherwise we can do some dirt. Any ideas (besides...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-20-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,843
Posted By NHKTM990
Here's a ride that will make you feel gnarly. ...

Here's a ride that will make you feel gnarly. Head north on Rt 3 till you get to Campton NH. Start heading for Waterville Valley. Turn right onto Sandwich Notch trail. Excellent dirt road...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 03-12-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,161
Posted By NHKTM990
Bought new leftover a 2012 990R with crash bars...

Bought new leftover a 2012 990R with crash bars in July of last year for 12.5 at Ken's Yamaha in Norway Maine. Seems to be the going rate and it was as cheap as it would get in July! Love the bike...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 12-07-2013, 08:37 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,498
Posted By NHKTM990
I've road both. The tiger is tight, low and the...

I've road both. The tiger is tight, low and the triple is sweet but it is no more the untamed beast than a Labrador is a wolf. The KTM is more dirt worthy, and on the highway it pulls 90 plus with...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 12-03-2013, 11:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,680
Posted By NHKTM990
I think the pipe coming out of the rear cylinder...

I think the pipe coming out of the rear cylinder might make you leg a little crispy! I def. like the HP to weight ratio!:clap
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 11-27-2013, 06:13 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,498
Posted By NHKTM990
Run for it now while you got the chance! Soon...

Run for it now while you got the chance! Soon you'll be buying orange stuff, wrenching on complex machinery. and attempting adventurous acts that a man half your age and twice your size shouldn't be...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 11-05-2013, 08:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,056
Posted By NHKTM990
Bought a 12 Adventure R in July with the crash...

Bought a 12 Adventure R in July with the crash bars for 12,500.00. I felt it was a good deal as it listed for 14,500 without the bars and was the last one there. Love the bike, you'll love it too.
Forum: Face plant 11-04-2013, 03:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,536
Posted By NHKTM990
No, my buddy is not on the forum. His other bike...

No, my buddy is not on the forum. His other bike is a BMW GTL. Good rider and raced dirt in his youth. The post crash Chinese fire drill was really because it was so steep, the video doe not...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 11-01-2013, 01:25 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 48,767
Posted By NHKTM990
I have ridden both, and the Brit bike was an XC...

I have ridden both, and the Brit bike was an XC model. It is a great bike, but more roady than dirty. I agree about the cockpit position, it is kind of "you reach for it rather than it reaches back...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-31-2013, 06:58 PM
Replies: 7,980
Views: 7,485,504
Posted By NHKTM990
You Lucky Son of a B%$@&!

You Lucky Son of a B%$@&!
Forum: Face plant 10-30-2013, 09:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,230
Posted By NHKTM990
+1:clap Glad your OK! If you never get...

+1:clap

Glad your OK! If you never get close to the edge, you never know what your capable of!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 10-28-2013, 06:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,370
Posted By NHKTM990
I am getting similar service from my dealer,...

I am getting similar service from my dealer, Ken's Yamaha of Norway Maine. He justed e-mailed me and said although KTM does not feel the rim could have had a perceivable dent from the factory, they...
Forum: Face plant 10-28-2013, 09:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,957
Posted By NHKTM990
Glad your OK. Don't let the armchair...

Glad your OK. Don't let the armchair quarterbacks bug you, every crash is an example of an oh-oh moment, and not all, in fact few, are avoidable under the same circumstances. It takes balls to ride...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 10-28-2013, 07:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,370
Posted By NHKTM990
Thanks for all the advice! Ill have a go at it...

Thanks for all the advice! Ill have a go at it with a dead blow, my torch and a little patience. It is really a minor dent with no chip or crack in the lip of the rim so I think it will be a simple...
Forum: Face plant 10-28-2013, 07:49 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,536
Posted By NHKTM990
Wish you had been there with all your sage...

Wish you had been there with all your sage advice. And your bacon is lousy!:freaky
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 10-27-2013, 12:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,370
Posted By NHKTM990
What Type Of Tools Did You Use To Pound The...

What Type Of Tools Did You Use To Pound The Wheel? Any Special Body Work Hammers Or Anything?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 10-26-2013, 10:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,370
Posted By NHKTM990
front tire hop issue

OC-ers,
Have a 2012 990 Adventure R and love it. Since purchase I have noticed an up and down hop or pulse in the front end between 30-42mph. Dealer re-tourqued the head, no change, just got...
Forum: Face plant 10-25-2013, 06:37 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,248
Posted By NHKTM990
Im certainly no expert, but gas gets you out of...

Im certainly no expert, but gas gets you out of alot more trouble than brakes do when it comes to MC's. Snap the throttle and get past the trouble. also, years of motorcycling has taught me to...
Forum: Face plant 10-23-2013, 05:24 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,028
Posted By NHKTM990
A., Welcome to the club. I like the other post...

A., Welcome to the club. I like the other post that said if you ride for a while, its not if but when you'll get sideways. Especially an adventure bike.

B., All the armchair GP racers in the...
Forum: Face plant 10-22-2013, 12:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,536
Posted By NHKTM990
The trail is VERY STEEP in parts, and that gets...

The trail is VERY STEEP in parts, and that gets lost with that fisheye of the go pro. They handle pretty good even in tight single track, but when they are stopped, they do weigh a lot. This is...
Forum: Face plant 10-22-2013, 11:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,536
Posted By NHKTM990
Water bottles. (Not a hip bone)

Water bottles. (Not a hip bone)
Forum: Face plant 10-22-2013, 11:49 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,536
Posted By NHKTM990
I was running the stockers, Pirelli scorpions. I...

I was running the stockers, Pirelli scorpions. I found then to be better than average, and was surprised on some very wet and muddy, leafy single track. you are 100 percent right, I gassed it...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 10-21-2013, 05:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 335
Posted By NHKTM990
Orange Adventure Mt. Run, Vt.

RADAR Hill run, Granby VT. Me on the KTM 990R, and my bud on a Triumph 800 Tiger XC. Very cool place and a fun dirt and weird single lane asphalt road.

http://youtu.be/kJqd4_lJlGQ
Forum: Face plant 10-21-2013, 11:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,536
Posted By NHKTM990
About that, and yeah he did, along with copious...

About that, and yeah he did, along with copious amounts of snickering! What you can't really tell in the video is how friggin' steep it was there. He couldn't park it cuz of the angle of the road...
Forum: Face plant 10-21-2013, 10:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,536
Posted By NHKTM990
From Hero to Zero! 990 KTM Crash

here is my epic fail reel! The setting: Radar Hill is a combo of dirt and old asphalt, that climbs a 4000 footer in Granby Vt. It leads to an old NORAD RADAR site. It was cold, gray and had...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 10-16-2013, 05:18 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,173
Posted By NHKTM990
Garne G Adventures For Me. Good Balance Of...

Garne G Adventures For Me. Good Balance Of Price, Protection And Walkability.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 10-10-2013, 01:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,398
Posted By NHKTM990
Wow Chris, thanks so much. I have been loving my...

Wow Chris, thanks so much. I have been loving my Adv R, and this site and am so encouraged by the help in modding the beast. I am going to pull this project together summer of 14, as I don't like...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 10-09-2013, 01:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,398
Posted By NHKTM990
Thanks Chris, can you PM me with the kit Ill need...

Thanks Chris, can you PM me with the kit Ill need to do the kind of job Im talking about. Upon reflection, I dont think I need the auto tune with the two sensors as I am not planning on major bike...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 10-09-2013, 11:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,398
Posted By NHKTM990
Good input. What Im trying to avoid is a similar...

Good input. What Im trying to avoid is a similar experience that I had with my DR650. I did the usual power mods and then slipped a DG pipe on big blue. It ripped, sounded awesome down low but at...
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