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Forum: Ride reports 11-15-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 11,302
Posted By Dekatria
Sorry to hear that Toad! Blogger seems to use the...

Sorry to hear that Toad! Blogger seems to use the original hi-res pics now, as opposed to the smaller ones I could post here earlier.

You can read this year's report on the website too...
Forum: Ride reports 11-14-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 11,302
Posted By Dekatria
Right, the prep for Iceland has finally...

Right, the prep for Iceland has finally commenced. As per usual, it starts with a shopping list of sorts, and there's once again quite alot that needs doing.

The bike has surpassed the 100K this...
Forum: Beasts 10-30-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 17,395
Views: 5,182,725
Posted By Dekatria
For future reference - I have since done about...

For future reference - I have since done about 13000km, and I can now slip the bike into Neutral when it's idling at a standstill.

The issue is probably wear (or lack thereof) related. All new...
Forum: Beasts 09-15-2014, 08:43 AM
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Views: 5,182,725
Posted By Dekatria
Have you checked the plugs?

Have you checked the plugs?
Forum: Beasts 09-15-2014, 08:41 AM
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Views: 5,182,725
Posted By Dekatria
Hi guys, I'm going to change out the rear...

Hi guys,

I'm going to change out the rear shock of my PD10 the coming months, and I want to raise the rear a little (about an inch) with the new one. Is there anything regarding the chain that I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-13-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 3,007
Views: 829,540
Posted By Dekatria
I think that was the item with Jeremy Clarkson,...

I think that was the item with Jeremy Clarkson, racing a road car versus a WRC Focus and a Formula 1 car.

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Forum: Ride reports 09-05-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 11,302
Posted By Dekatria
Right you are, well done :thumb

Right you are, well done :thumb
Forum: Ride reports 09-05-2014, 03:21 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 11,302
Posted By Dekatria
Thanks guys :thumb As for Iceland, the...

Thanks guys :thumb

As for Iceland, the current plan is to ship the bike there and fly to Reykjavik, tour the island after which I board a ferry in the East, to set sail for the Faeroe Islands and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-04-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 3,007
Views: 829,540
Posted By Dekatria
Cheers :thumb I guess I spent about 2 weeks of...

Cheers :thumb I guess I spent about 2 weeks of the trip working on it. I guess my inner nerd flourishes at these moments :lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-04-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 3,007
Views: 829,540
Posted By Dekatria
Never had so much fun shooting for a trip...

Never had so much fun shooting for a trip compilation :D

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Forum: Ride reports 09-04-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 11,302
Posted By Dekatria
SCA2014 Epilogue: Captain Hindsight!...

SCA2014 Epilogue: Captain Hindsight! (http://twowheelsthirteenreasons.blogspot.nl/2014/08/sca2014-epilogue-captain-hindsight.html)
...
Forum: Ride reports 09-04-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 11,302
Posted By Dekatria
SCA2014 Day 23 to 25: Brieskow & Rotterdam...

SCA2014 Day 23 to 25: Brieskow & Rotterdam (http://twowheelsthirteenreasons.blogspot.nl/2014/08/sca2014-day-23-to-25-brieskow-rotterdam.html)

As I was putting all the gear back on The Beast, I...
Forum: Ride reports 09-02-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 11,302
Posted By Dekatria
SCA2014 Day 21 & 22: Suwalki & Grudziadz...

SCA2014 Day 21 & 22: Suwalki & Grudziadz (http://twowheelsthirteenreasons.blogspot.nl/2014/08/sca2014-day-21-22-suwalki-grudziadz.html)

At the dawn of this tour's twenty-first day things around...
Forum: Ride reports 09-01-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 11,302
Posted By Dekatria
SCA2014 Day 19 & 20: Valga & Bausk...

SCA2014 Day 19 & 20: Valga & Bausk (http://twowheelsthirteenreasons.blogspot.com/2014/08/sca2014-day-19-20-valga-bauska.html)a

After the harrowing encounter at the Russian border I just wanted to...
Forum: Ride reports 08-31-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 11,302
Posted By Dekatria
SCA2014 Day 17 & 18: Lappeenranta & Toila...

SCA2014 Day 17 & 18: Lappeenranta & Toila (http://twowheelsthirteenreasons.blogspot.nl/2014/08/sca2014-day-17-18-lappeenranta-toila.html)

When planning this entire tour the initial plan was to...
Forum: Ride reports 08-31-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 11,302
Posted By Dekatria
SCA2014 Day 15 & 16: Simo & Kuopio...

SCA2014 Day 15 & 16: Simo & Kuopio (http://twowheelsthirteenreasons.blogspot.nl/2014/08/sca2014-day-15-16-simo-kuopio.html)

As a new day dawned upon this behemoth tour, part of me felt quite...
Forum: Ride reports 08-31-2014, 01:52 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 11,302
Posted By Dekatria
Cheers Blader! And then to think the best has yet...

Cheers Blader! And then to think the best has yet to come, storywise :D

Didn't exchange details though... probably should've, but that's easy to say in hindsight :lol3
Forum: Ride reports 08-30-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 11,302
Posted By Dekatria
SCA2014 Day 13 & 14: Nordkapp & Ivalo...

SCA2014 Day 13 & 14: Nordkapp & Ivalo (http://twowheelsthirteenreasons.blogspot.nl/2014/08/sca2014-day-13-14-nordkapp-ivalo.html)

This was it. Time for the final push.

In the morning I checked...
Forum: Ride reports 08-28-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 11,302
Posted By Dekatria
SCA2014 Day 11 & 12: Skibotn & Alta...

SCA2014 Day 11 & 12: Skibotn & Alta (http://twowheelsthirteenreasons.blogspot.nl/2014/08/sca2014-day-11-12-skibotn-alta.html)

As I exited the cabin, I could feel that thankfully the temperature...
Forum: Ride reports 08-27-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 11,302
Posted By Dekatria
SCA2014 Day 9 & 10: Mo i Rana & Ballangen...

SCA2014 Day 9 & 10: Mo i Rana & Ballangen (http://twowheelsthirteenreasons.blogspot.nl/2014/08/sca2014-day-9-10-mo-i-rana-ballangen.html)

I hadn't even woken up yet when the first problem of day 9...
Forum: Ride reports 08-27-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 11,302
Posted By Dekatria
Right on the money :thumb

Right on the money :thumb
Forum: Ride reports 08-27-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 11,302
Posted By Dekatria
Apocalypse Now, correct :thumb the other one is...

Apocalypse Now, correct :thumb the other one is trickier, but it has the same director as the reference in the previous installment...

Thanks! I must say that despite the few rainy days, the...
Forum: Ride reports 08-26-2014, 04:46 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 11,302
Posted By Dekatria
SCA2014 Day 7 & 8: Trondheim & Bindalseidet...

SCA2014 Day 7 & 8: Trondheim & Bindalseidet (http://twowheelsthirteenreasons.blogspot.com/2014/08/sca2014-day-7-8-trondheim-bindalseidet.html)

There have been few places in the time that I've been...
Forum: Ride reports 08-25-2014, 01:52 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 11,302
Posted By Dekatria
Welcvome back Blader :thumb SCA2014 Day 5 &...

Welcvome back Blader :thumb

SCA2014 Day 5 & 6: Elverum & Geiranger (http://twowheelsthirteenreasons.blogspot.nl/2014/08/sca2014-day-5-6-elverum-geiranger.html)

Waking up in Vänersborg I'd...
Forum: Ride reports 08-24-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 11,302
Posted By Dekatria
Thanks! Yes, to save battery life I put the Drift...

Thanks! Yes, to save battery life I put the Drift on a 30 sec timelapse. If I feel the next bit of road should be taped, I let the camera run a while (of which you will see the results in future...
Forum: Ride reports 08-24-2014, 03:04 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 11,302
Posted By Dekatria
SCA2014 Day 3 & 4: Höganäs & Vänersborg...

SCA2014 Day 3 & 4: Höganäs & Vänersborg (http://twowheelsthirteenreasons.blogspot.nl/2014/08/sca2014-day-3-4-hoganas-vanersborg.html)

I was excited, waking up in Germany. I knew that today...
Forum: Ride reports 08-23-2014, 02:38 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 11,302
Posted By Dekatria
SCA2014 Day 1 & 2: GasNijvMond & Pansdorf...

SCA2014 Day 1 & 2: GasNijvMond & Pansdorf (http://twowheelsthirteenreasons.blogspot.nl/2014/08/sca2014-day-1-2-gasnijvmond-pansdorf.html)

Going to bed the night before, I actually had butterflies....
Forum: Ride reports 08-22-2014, 01:46 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 11,302
Posted By Dekatria
The ride report is now underway...

The ride report is now underway (http://twowheelsthirteenreasons.blogspot.com/2010/10/the-2014-baltic-tour.html)! Coming weeks I'll post the updates here as well, so time to get yo' read on :thumb
...
Forum: Beasts 08-07-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 485
Views: 159,257
Posted By Dekatria
On the road still...

On the road still (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=944290), but so far my favorite is this one:
...
Forum: Ride reports 08-03-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 11,302
Posted By Dekatria
https://scontent-b-ams.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xap1/v...

https://scontent-b-ams.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xap1/v/t1.0-9/10570304_827636650580397_2289708616591340604_n.jpg?oh=22a6d2b234230c604c496c533774413c&oe=544B07BF

Reporting live from Norwegian Sápmi...
Forum: Ride reports 07-24-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 11,302
Posted By Dekatria
https://fbcdn-sphotos-g-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-...

https://fbcdn-sphotos-g-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-xpa1/t1.0-9/p526x296/1551684_822634284413967_1616129980568348612_n.jpg

There we go, onwards to the North of Europe! You can follow the whole...
Forum: Beasts 07-22-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 17,395
Views: 5,182,725
Posted By Dekatria
I think they also sell it with a brush-packaging...

I think they also sell it with a brush-packaging - just look for the low VOC formula. Not sure whether it'll have the same results as the spray though.
Forum: Beasts 07-22-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 17,395
Views: 5,182,725
Posted By Dekatria
I've got the Permatex one in a spray can. Works...

I've got the Permatex one in a spray can. Works like a treat.
Forum: Beasts 07-22-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 17,395
Views: 5,182,725
Posted By Dekatria
I guess I'll give it a go. Probably will take out...

I guess I'll give it a go. Probably will take out the cover anyhow... might as well do it properly.
Forum: Beasts 07-22-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 17,395
Views: 5,182,725
Posted By Dekatria
The first time I changed out the valve cover...

The first time I changed out the valve cover gasket it seemed glued to the cover in one way or another - removing the remaining old glue was a pain.

Then again, I now have some gasket remover...
Forum: Beasts 07-22-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 17,395
Views: 5,182,725
Posted By Dekatria
Ah, thanks for that. I'll have a look-see...

Ah, thanks for that. I'll have a look-see tomorrow.
Forum: Beasts 07-22-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 17,395
Views: 5,182,725
Posted By Dekatria
Yes and yes. It's not leaking by much, but still...

Yes and yes. It's not leaking by much, but still I think it might be worthwhile doing another gasket change as I feel cleaning could've been done a bit better in retrospect. It's just deadly annoying...
Forum: Beasts 07-22-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 17,395
Views: 5,182,725
Posted By Dekatria
Hi guys, Got an issue here - 7000kms ago I...

Hi guys,

Got an issue here - 7000kms ago I changed out the rear valve cover gasket on my high mileage (55K) PD10 because it was leaking at the back left corner. It has worked tremendously well,...
Forum: Beasts 07-14-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 17,395
Views: 5,182,725
Posted By Dekatria
Oh, I surely know that story. Over here in the...

Oh, I surely know that story. Over here in the Netherlands, you're drilled during riding lessons that you should always check your mirrors, look for a way out, and go to the front of the line if need...
Forum: Beasts 07-14-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 17,395
Views: 5,182,725
Posted By Dekatria
When I say 'pull' I mean that if the rear wheels...

When I say 'pull' I mean that if the rear wheels is lifted up, the bike is in gear and I've pulled it in the clutch, the wheel starts turning a little. I don't feel drag at all when I'm sitting on it...
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