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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-26-2015, 08:39 PM
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Posted By MarshkevUK
Well... B/S aside...

...personally speaking, I can't wait and as long as it's not a total bust i'll be in the queue for one!
I sadly parted with my last AT when I moved to the States back in '03 and have toyed with...
Forum: Thumpers 03-30-2015, 08:39 PM
Replies: 109,630
Views: 22,069,021
Posted By MarshkevUK
Grease & Wheel chock...

Hi, i have a couple of quick questions to ask:

1, This question is directed to the Antipodean denizens of this thread: Could you please confirm this is the real deal grease you’ve been highly...
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2015, 06:57 PM
Replies: 109,630
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Posted By MarshkevUK
i have one... i think. let me know if you do want...

i have one... i think. let me know if you do want one and i'll check to be sure.
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 109,630
Views: 22,069,021
Posted By MarshkevUK
Yes... The little light that goes into the...

Yes... The little light that goes into the odometer is for illuminating at night so you can see how slow you're riding at night...[emoji2]
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 32,686
Views: 4,124,843
Posted By MarshkevUK
yup. for sure!:evil

yup. for sure!:evil
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2015, 08:29 PM
Replies: 109,630
Views: 22,069,021
Posted By MarshkevUK
Just how far north are you?!?!, the ice is really...

Just how far north are you?!?!, the ice is really gray around here now, another week and it'll be out...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 03-23-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 597
Views: 43,219
Posted By MarshkevUK
:rofl CONGRATULATIONS ON POST OF THE DAY! ...

:rofl CONGRATULATIONS ON POST OF THE DAY!

i'm now considering the pro's and con's of putting that as a signature byline!:lol3
Forum: Thumpers 03-21-2015, 09:15 PM
Replies: 109,630
Views: 22,069,021
Posted By MarshkevUK
Interesting, are there still many lanes open in...

Interesting, are there still many lanes open in that area? The Borders area was one of the few i never got ride. I've rode a lot south of there around Caerleon and up into the southerly Brecon...
Forum: Thumpers 03-20-2015, 09:50 PM
Replies: 109,630
Views: 22,069,021
Posted By MarshkevUK
yes indeed, awesome piece of kit, i can even...

yes indeed, awesome piece of kit, i can even change the rear tyre on my Cagiva with this!

http://www.mikesracingproducts.com/mrp_web_site_002.htm
Forum: Thumpers 03-20-2015, 05:16 AM
Replies: 109,630
Views: 22,069,021
Posted By MarshkevUK
Ahhhhh, how I miss getting stuck in the brown...

Ahhhhh, how I miss getting stuck in the brown stuff... by which I mean... ahh... umm... :evil :eek1:wink:

Where was that lane Bob?
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2015, 09:41 PM
Replies: 109,630
Views: 22,069,021
Posted By MarshkevUK
thanks posters!

:clap Kudos to you ER, a very good, helpful post to someone and what a great example of what this thread is all about.

i know there's a lot of contributors to this thread and i hope that they all...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 03-18-2015, 09:33 PM
Replies: 597
Views: 43,219
Posted By MarshkevUK
ummm, thanks for the offer (warning)... i will...

ummm, thanks for the offer (warning)... i will bring the appropriate provisions...

http://marshkev.smugmug.com/photos/i-L7ngDVH/0/M/i-L7ngDVH-M.jpg

:eek1
Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2015, 09:22 PM
Replies: 109,630
Views: 22,069,021
Posted By MarshkevUK
now that, right there is a funny retort, nicely...

now that, right there is a funny retort, nicely played sir!:clap
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 03-17-2015, 09:38 PM
Replies: 597
Views: 43,219
Posted By MarshkevUK
Well, that sounds like a plan then! let's discuss...

Well, that sounds like a plan then! let's discuss things closer to the date! i'm planning to go Sunday to Sunday so that would be good! :clap:thumbup

cheers!:D
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2015, 06:26 PM
Replies: 109,630
Views: 22,069,021
Posted By MarshkevUK
Well... i needed grease anyway and he is a...

Well... i needed grease anyway and he is a Boilermaker so...

http://www.moreysoil.com/about-us/

i ordered 3 tubes... it'll probably turn out to be chip grease:rofl :evil

luckily though it's...
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2015, 06:09 PM
Replies: 109,630
Views: 22,069,021
Posted By MarshkevUK
Pro-cycle sells a sheepskin cover but for a lot...

Pro-cycle sells a sheepskin cover but for a lot more than $15.00! although i'm sure it's an OEM one...:D they also sell that sit & fly net cover thingy...

However, if your bum's that bad i'd stop...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 03-17-2015, 05:56 PM
Replies: 597
Views: 43,219
Posted By MarshkevUK
well, that's not the end of the world... how long...

well, that's not the end of the world... how long a stagger is it:lol3, are you going all week?
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2015, 08:22 AM
Replies: 109,630
Views: 22,069,021
Posted By MarshkevUK
Etiquette/good manners/politeness

All i can say in my bestest, most calmest voice is... bollocks! I needed to bleed some before i got sensible:rofl

By way of thanks for not mentioning the posts this is for you:
...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 03-16-2015, 08:01 PM
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Views: 43,219
Posted By MarshkevUK
room for a small one??

I'm hoping to be there for most of the week this year, looking for a something in the woods for either a little tent or my Brit-mobile at most, anyone with room to spare or who'd be happy to share...
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2015, 06:32 PM
Replies: 109,630
Views: 22,069,021
Posted By MarshkevUK
On the run or at a standstill? If it's on the run...

On the run or at a standstill? If it's on the run then it could be as simple as your tyres being out of balance.
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 109,630
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Posted By MarshkevUK
:yikes Reading these tales of guts and gore it...

:yikes Reading these tales of guts and gore it make you realise just how much will power that geezer who cut off his hand to get out of the cave had. although, in the moment it probably doesn't feel...
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2015, 12:30 PM
Replies: 109,630
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Posted By MarshkevUK
lol, ouch, as i read it i could see it and feel...

lol, ouch, as i read it i could see it and feel it... you're right of course, sooner or later you're gonna bleed":cry

so for all of us bleeders, just remember:
...
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2015, 10:06 AM
Replies: 109,630
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Posted By MarshkevUK
Grinder woes.

Brutal’s tale of grinder woes reminds me of my own run in with a grinder from way back when which still makes me laugh and wince when I think about it today…

So there I was happily grinding away...
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2015, 07:00 AM
Replies: 109,630
Views: 22,069,021
Posted By MarshkevUK
I know I shouldn't but... :rofl great story!

I know I shouldn't but... :rofl great story!
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2015, 09:09 PM
Replies: 109,630
Views: 22,069,021
Posted By MarshkevUK
Pride cometh before a fall...

So, there was me feeling all proud of myself.
I got hold of some steel remnants from work and set about building my own bearing press utilizing a porta power kit i have knocking around. Yea for me!...
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2015, 08:49 PM
Replies: 109,630
Views: 22,069,021
Posted By MarshkevUK
Yes, 4 months of :topes Still, it looks like...

Yes, 4 months of :topes

Still, it looks like you managed some fun! Mind you the silver lining of a crappy winter was that i managed to get into the forest yesterday before it shut down for the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-14-2015, 06:40 AM
Replies: 109,630
Views: 22,069,021
Posted By MarshkevUK
I know how you feel on both counts EO!:D

I know how you feel on both counts EO!:D
Forum: Thumpers 03-13-2015, 10:52 PM
Replies: 109,630
Views: 22,069,021
Posted By MarshkevUK
Auxiliary lamps

Having seen imprezagm4’s recent post and his JNS light mount I thought I show some pics of the Cyclops lamps I just fitted to my bike. :evil

Last year I went out and upgraded the headlamp with an...
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2015, 05:43 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 23,082
Posted By MarshkevUK
DR 650 suspension linkage upgrade/overhaul using some DR 350 parts.

As some of you may remember I’ve been looking into using some parts of a DR 350 rear suspension linkage because of the grease zerks and oil ways in the bearing spacers. You may also remember that...
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2015, 08:59 PM
Replies: 109,630
Views: 22,069,021
Posted By MarshkevUK
Final installment of my DR 350/650 rear suspension linkage/swingarm upgrade

As some of you may remember I’ve been looking into using some parts of a DR 350 rear suspension linkage because of the grease zerks and oil ways in the bearing spacers. You may also remember that...
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 109,630
Views: 22,069,021
Posted By MarshkevUK
Interesting post, thanks for sharing!

Interesting post, thanks for sharing!
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2015, 07:59 PM
Replies: 109,630
Views: 22,069,021
Posted By MarshkevUK
Yes, I do and having put my original wheel back...

Yes, I do and having put my original wheel back in yesterday due to needing a new wheel bearing i'd say that there definitely seems like a difference in the gearing... however, that just might be...
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2015, 07:28 PM
Replies: 109,630
Views: 22,069,021
Posted By MarshkevUK
Ahhh, i rode today for the first time this year...

...and it made me think:

http://marshkev.smugmug.com/photos/i-fPNg9SV/0/L/i-fPNg9SV-L.jpg

I didn't even have time to move the GPS (or take the master cylinder label off of my Galfer braided...
Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 109,630
Views: 22,069,021
Posted By MarshkevUK
they don't believe me...

I've received a few disbelieving looks from people over here when recounted stories about times when i've ridden a nadgery trail through the woods back in Blighty and came across a bouquet of...
Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2015, 09:04 AM
Replies: 109,630
Views: 22,069,021
Posted By MarshkevUK
wowzer!

Now that is some nice riding, how does he sit comfortably with bollocks that size!:lol3
Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2015, 09:48 PM
Replies: 109,630
Views: 22,069,021
Posted By MarshkevUK
that makes me excited!

Good to hear that, my new Cogent is sitting in the frame waiting for me to finish the linkage overhaul... i can't wait to try it, if it works as good as it looks i'm in for a treat!:clap

Do you...
Forum: Thumpers 03-03-2015, 08:26 PM
Replies: 109,630
Views: 22,069,021
Posted By MarshkevUK
Amen Brother!

what he said :eek1
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2015, 10:44 PM
Replies: 109,630
Views: 22,069,021
Posted By MarshkevUK
Wolfman tank bag picture and comments

Big thumbs up from me on the Wolfman tank-bag. I never take it off and i love the fact that it keeps things securely inside even when the bike's upside down...
:evil

As they say a picture is...
Forum: Thumpers 02-26-2015, 10:07 PM
Replies: 109,630
Views: 22,069,021
Posted By MarshkevUK
650 vs. 350 rear suspension linkage bolt comparison

Ok, well sorry for the late night post but here you are... interesting!

http://marshkev.smugmug.com/photos/i-4wHd7tr/0/L/i-4wHd7tr-L.jpg (http://marshkev.smugmug.com/DR-650/n-zcHcpK/i-4wHd7tr/A)...
Forum: Thumpers 02-26-2015, 06:23 AM
Replies: 32,686
Views: 4,124,843
Posted By MarshkevUK
Thanks guys! (bolt dims)

A quick shout out to Plugeye and Suruppak

YOU GUYS ROCK!:clap

Cheers!:1drink
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