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Forum: GS Boxers 09-22-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 11,469
Posted By ducatistadore
I am sure the MM will be ridden in Paris Dakar...

I am sure the MM will be ridden in Paris Dakar races on daily basis.... :lol3

:dhorse
Forum: GS Boxers 09-16-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 11,469
Posted By ducatistadore
Awesome! I admire your courage NOT to listen to...

Awesome!
I admire your courage NOT to listen to the "masses" and proceed as planned to get the job done so nicely and efficiently!
BTW, KTM 950 ADV. has dual Disc setup and it works fine in dirt,...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-02-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 6,784
Views: 1,703,564
Posted By ducatistadore
Comparing the 950/990 to the 1190 has 2 aspects...

Comparing the 950/990 to the 1190 has 2 aspects off course.
1190 was designed to compete with 1200GS and Tiger...etc... with the main consideration that ALL-most riders now-a-days (%99.9) will not...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-25-2013, 11:22 PM
Replies: 6,784
Views: 1,703,564
Posted By ducatistadore
hmmmm

That non-R model sure looks bloody UGLY .... Specially with that giant exhaust!!!


:gerg
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-18-2012, 11:44 AM
Replies: 6,784
Views: 1,703,564
Posted By ducatistadore
1190

This outta be the UGLIEST adventure bike KTM or any one has ever built!!!
And to make matters worst seems KTM is catering to GS riders, which means less off roadibility and more cruise oriented!...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-01-2012, 11:36 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,213
Posted By ducatistadore
aha....

Yeah, i have had them all pretty much... But GSA was the worst on the dirt and best on the street.

Started with an 1150GS adv., took to desert, and realized "how can any one ride this thing in the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-01-2012, 11:35 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,213
Posted By ducatistadore
aha....

Yeah, i have had them all pretty much... But GSA was the worst on the dirt and best on the street.
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Started with a 1150GS adv. and took to desert, and realized "how can any one ride this thing in...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-31-2012, 05:45 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,213
Posted By ducatistadore
Impossible mate...! Even the FATEST of the...

Impossible mate...!

Even the FATEST of the bunch EVER made is the mighty BMW R1150GS ADV. that wins the competition at a mere 600++ lbs....




:johntm
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-31-2012, 04:47 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,213
Posted By ducatistadore
hmmmm.... 990 ABS gained 20lbs++ over...

hmmmm....

990 ABS gained 20lbs++ over 950...:cry

here's what i got folks....

950-S
Akra exhaust (less 10+lbs over stock!)
Smog removed.... (less 5lbs++)
No rack, no Guards (less 35lbs!)...
Forum: Equipment 12-22-2010, 04:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,274
Posted By ducatistadore
helmets

*** VOTE *** X-11 ALL THE WAY ****

great review here : http://www.webbikeworld.com/r2/shoei/x-eleven/

this is an ooooold thread, but i couldnt resist the temptation to vent my anger at ARAI...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-06-2010, 02:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,119
Posted By ducatistadore
battery

I am currently looking into better Reg/Rectifiers, i know people that have made their own, will post when i have more info>

THE TELL-TALE SYMPTOMS OF RECTIFIER IRREGULARITIES IS THAT THE BATTERY...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-04-2010, 06:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,119
Posted By ducatistadore
Battery drain / dead

I have had at least 50 motorcycles in past 20 years and the 950 adv. is the first bike i have EVER seen with SERIOUS battery drain issues... :grim
So NO. There is an issue or 2 or 3 or a 10 ......
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-24-2010, 11:40 AM
Replies: 19,485
Views: 8,134,374
Posted By ducatistadore
that sounds good...:freaky

that sounds good...:freaky
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-23-2010, 12:00 AM
Replies: 19,485
Views: 8,134,374
Posted By ducatistadore
aha...

in the stable ...:evil
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-15-2010, 04:18 PM
Replies: 350
Views: 161,298
Posted By ducatistadore
I always keep an eye for the utlimate dual...

I always keep an eye for the utlimate dual tire... not an easy task though.
I like my tourances on the 17/19 set i run though, great road tire, and ok for fire roads..mild dirt riding.

Has any...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-13-2010, 11:33 PM
Replies: 350
Views: 161,298
Posted By ducatistadore
Mefo are incredible both in longetivity and in...

Mefo are incredible both in longetivity and in dirt, and great on road too.
From looks of it though these mita's dont look very safe for hi speed road riding (TKC80 have a lot more contact patch):...
Forum: Vendors 06-18-2009, 04:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 578
Posted By ducatistadore
yes all parts listed on there.

yes all parts listed on there.
Forum: Vendors 06-15-2009, 10:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 578
Posted By ducatistadore
GOPRO ADV. VIDEO CAMERA, new = HELMET MOUNTED =

GOPRO WIDE 5 HELMET: (Not the older 3mp version, this is new 5mp, much better res. / lens than older model)


http://www.goprocamera.com/index.php?area=2&productid=1


you will love it !
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-12-2009, 08:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,977
Posted By ducatistadore
rim

21 front
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-12-2009, 08:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,977
Posted By ducatistadore
19 vs 21

I do have both sets of these rims. (see the pics below for comparison 17,19,21)
21 rim is on the next reply page.

I rode a GS which has stock 17x19 for a long time and when i got the KTM with...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-14-2008, 03:49 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,628
Posted By ducatistadore
Hey dude

Rickie,

are still around or what? havent seen you in a while, sent you an email.
I need your expert advice!
Forum: Vendors 07-29-2008, 06:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,997
Posted By ducatistadore
Nice! I'll look into it for sure! thanx.

Nice!

I'll look into it for sure! thanx.
Forum: Vendors 07-09-2008, 04:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,997
Posted By ducatistadore
Thank you :huh If they cant back what they...

Thank you :huh

If they cant back what they sell, then they should let you know ahead of time instead of pretending "we are the best, so just buy it and shut up attitude!"

To me support is more...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-08-2008, 03:12 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,049
Posted By ducatistadore
TOURATECH , dont buy it !

<hr style="color: rgb(87, 87, 87);" size="1"> <!-- / icon and title --> <!-- message --> I called touratech to order a Pannier brace for a BMW GS, and...
Forum: Vendors 07-08-2008, 02:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,997
Posted By ducatistadore
Touratech, Worst Support, Service !

Not sure if this is the right place for this kind of complaints, but i called touratech to order a Pannier brace for a BMW GS, and sales guy after asking me bunch of Q's (who are you, where did you...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-24-2008, 11:56 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 22,326
Posted By ducatistadore
Ktm

I was just thinking about KTM vs. GS and it seems from the threads KTM is absolutely NO MATCH for the GS in reliablity dept. Give me a break, an adv. bike that breaks down in 10k miles is totaly...
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