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Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 14,555
Views: 1,692,740
Posted By Ed Teach
Has anybody tried to replace the BMW OEM heated...

Has anybody tried to replace the BMW OEM heated grips with aftermarket ones using the OEM wiring?:ear

I want to change the handlebars and I'm thinking of getting rid of the OEM heated grips and...
Forum: Thumpers 06-28-2014, 04:12 AM
Replies: 14,555
Views: 1,692,740
Posted By Ed Teach
Maybe 'cause I don't speak chinese:rofl

Maybe 'cause I don't speak chinese:rofl
Forum: Thumpers 06-27-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 14,555
Views: 1,692,740
Posted By Ed Teach
I didn't made it. I ordered it to a hydraulic...

I didn't made it. I ordered it to a hydraulic shop that charged me almost 40 euros:deal
I think it will be cheaper for you to have it made locally:lol3
Forum: Thumpers 06-25-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 14,555
Views: 1,692,740
Posted By Ed Teach
Finally I got made a new oil return line for the...

Finally I got made a new oil return line for the Dakar instead of trying to fit the Sertao`s one, cheaper and less complicated:D...
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2014, 04:45 AM
Replies: 14,555
Views: 1,692,740
Posted By Ed Teach
This is the point. If the line doesn't fit I...

This is the point. If the line doesn't fit I don't want to have 110 euros worth of useless steel tube.:rofl
I've been looking at photos of the Sertao engine and it's true that the starter motor...
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2014, 03:20 AM
Replies: 14,555
Views: 1,692,740
Posted By Ed Teach
Well, it's is useless since it will not fit my...

Well, it's is useless since it will not fit my Dakar. For somebody with a G650 GS or Sertao will be useful:D
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 14,555
Views: 1,692,740
Posted By Ed Teach
This is plan C and I hace all the materials...

This is plan C and I hace all the materials needed :rofl
Before that I'm going to try plan B wich means try to order a bespoke oil line made of braided hose to my local hidraulics shop:deal
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 14,555
Views: 1,692,740
Posted By Ed Teach
Didn't know about the starter motor. Thank you...

Didn't know about the starter motor. Thank you very much :D
BTW, the line is almost 110 euros here in Spain and I'm not going to spend that money in a useless piece of tube:rofl
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 14,555
Views: 1,692,740
Posted By Ed Teach
Has anybody tried to use de Sertao oil return...

Has anybody tried to use de Sertao oil return line in a Dakar? Will it fit?
http://realoem.com/bmw/diagrams/g/u/273.png

I'm going to repair the water pump and I'm thinking in getting rid of the...
Forum: Ride reports 06-04-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,560
Posted By Ed Teach
Subscribed :D

Subscribed :D
Forum: Thumpers 05-31-2014, 04:52 AM
Replies: 14,555
Views: 1,692,740
Posted By Ed Teach
A friend's bike developed an oil leak some time...

A friend's bike developed an oil leak some time ago. We all thought that it was a faulty gasket but when it was checked a hole was found on the valve cover.
The hole was the result of some acid from...
Forum: Europe 09-17-2012, 09:11 AM
Replies: 734
Views: 85,818
Posted By Ed Teach
Did you reached the top of the Sommeiller? I've...

Did you reached the top of the Sommeiller? I've been there with some friends for the Stella Alpina and it was not possible to reach it easily due to the snow.

Nice pics indeed:clap
Forum: Europe 07-02-2012, 01:49 AM
Replies: 734
Views: 85,818
Posted By Ed Teach
Hello everybody. Is somebody going to the...

Hello everybody.

Is somebody going to the Stella Alpina this year?
Forum: Thumpers 06-25-2012, 06:49 AM
Replies: 14,555
Views: 1,692,740
Posted By Ed Teach
When I bought my Dakar it had the Wirht's from...

When I bought my Dakar it had the Wirht's from TT. I discovered it when I openend the fork legs to mount the Hyperpro's.
IMHO Hyperpro's are a way better the Wirth's
Forum: Ride reports 05-09-2012, 09:12 AM
Replies: 297
Views: 94,757
Posted By Ed Teach
Just read the 17 pages. Awesome trip, mate,...

Just read the 17 pages.
Awesome trip, mate, and a real joy to read:D
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2012, 06:11 AM
Replies: 724
Views: 174,488
Posted By Ed Teach
The clutch is very smooth an esay to use, the...

The clutch is very smooth an esay to use, the problem is in the rider:rofl
I think that for a trials or enduro rider will not present any problem.
Forum: Road warriors 05-08-2012, 12:16 AM
Replies: 7,525
Views: 1,111,557
Posted By Ed Teach
Actually this one ...

Actually this one
http://static2.masmoto.net/novedades/files/2011/10/ktm-freeride-350-2012.jpg

But it's very expensive so I'm thinking in a trials bike with a saddle and a bigger gas tank:rofl
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2012, 12:07 AM
Replies: 724
Views: 174,488
Posted By Ed Teach
I test rode the Freeride las saturday. I'm not a...

I test rode the Freeride las saturday. I'm not a very skilled rider in the dirt but it was a very fun ride, specially compared with my F 650 Dakar:rofl
But at nearly 7500 euro here in Spain (price...
Forum: Thumpers 03-14-2012, 05:04 AM
Replies: 14,555
Views: 1,692,740
Posted By Ed Teach
What model of Acerbis is that fender? Is...

What model of Acerbis is that fender? Is universal or specific for a bike?
Thanks:D
Forum: Europe 02-28-2012, 01:03 PM
Replies: 734
Views: 85,818
Posted By Ed Teach
If it's motorbike related, it could be something...

If it's motorbike related, it could be something like
"Montar en moto por caminos no es un crimen".
Forum: Ride reports 02-28-2012, 04:34 AM
Replies: 316
Views: 100,370
Posted By Ed Teach
Ese taburete de Decathlon!!! Que invento mas...

Ese taburete de Decathlon!!! Que invento mas grande y que gusto da tenerlo y no tener que plantar el culo en el suelo:lol3
Forum: Ride reports 02-24-2012, 01:44 AM
Replies: 316
Views: 100,370
Posted By Ed Teach
Awesome ride report. Muchas gracias por...

Awesome ride report.

Muchas gracias por compartirlo Fernan.
Me suscribo para ir siguiéndolo.

V's
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2012, 11:36 AM
Replies: 4,360
Views: 598,286
Posted By Ed Teach
The engine doesn't vibrates abnormally, as far as...

The engine doesn't vibrates abnormally, as far as I know, coause I didn't tested other XT's.
But there are no harsh vibrations, though is not as smoooth as my F 650 Dakar.
Last time I checked the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-12-2012, 10:40 AM
Replies: 4,360
Views: 598,286
Posted By Ed Teach
Nice to know that. I think I will order one or...

Nice to know that. I think I will order one or two when I take out the carb to re-jet it.
Thank a lot some kid:D
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2012, 02:39 AM
Replies: 4,360
Views: 598,286
Posted By Ed Teach
Another XT 350 owner here. This is mine before...

Another XT 350 owner here. This is mine before being stored 5 years ago with an awful engine noise among other failures.
http://p1.bikepics.com/2009/03/07/bikepics-1592270-full.jpg

Now I'm going...
Forum: Thumpers 02-01-2012, 08:57 AM
Replies: 14,555
Views: 1,692,740
Posted By Ed Teach
+1 on this I've fitted Hyperpro progressive...

+1 on this
I've fitted Hyperpro progressive springs and used SAE20 oil (as indicated by Hyperpro) and the change was noticeable. Even better than the Wirth springs sold by Touratech.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-21-2011, 04:56 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 42,715
Posted By Ed Teach
Rifugio Scarfiotti, near Bardonecchia ...

Rifugio Scarfiotti, near Bardonecchia
https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-EooNaoXDe3o/TiB6WZ5_JtI/AAAAAAAAAGs/KZsIZOwfJy4/s576/IMG_0895.JPG

and Stelvio Pass...
Forum: Thumpers 10-27-2011, 04:42 AM
Replies: 2,075
Views: 641,329
Posted By Ed Teach
Sounds very good. I think I'm a potential buyer...

Sounds very good. I think I'm a potential buyer for that bags when my Wolfmans need replacement.
Forum: Ride reports 09-27-2011, 11:01 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 130,027
Posted By Ed Teach
When I met her she was not a scorpion and as far...

When I met her she was not a scorpion and as far as I know she hasn't suffered that kind of transformation :lol3:lol3:lol3

Have a nice trip and keep posting about it for our enjoyment :thumb
Forum: Ride reports 09-27-2011, 07:48 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 130,027
Posted By Ed Teach
This place looks familiar to me:D ...

This place looks familiar to me:D
http://entremontanasydesiertos.files.wordpress.com/2011/05/20_008.jpg

I've been there five months ago:lol3
It's a nice place to rest indeed.

Did you meet...
Forum: Road warriors 09-27-2011, 06:59 AM
Replies: 5,511
Views: 1,016,279
Posted By Ed Teach
Every year since the AT was retired from...

Every year since the AT was retired from production somebody says that Honda will relaunch it. And then things like the Varadero or the CrossWhateveritis come into the scene:huh
Come on!! It is...
Forum: Ride reports 09-24-2011, 09:08 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 130,027
Posted By Ed Teach
Same case in my F 650 Dakar and in a 800 GS both...

Same case in my F 650 Dakar and in a 800 GS both with Metzeler Karoo.
I think that the knobs tend to "copy" the asphalt imperfections and the bikes moves around. At first it's a bit scary but if...
Forum: Ride reports 09-22-2011, 01:22 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 130,027
Posted By Ed Teach
Subscribed :deal Been to Morocco las April...

Subscribed :deal

Been to Morocco las April and want to get back as soon as time and money permits.

Have a nice trip Colebatch:clap
Forum: Ride reports 08-22-2011, 10:39 AM
Replies: 2,555
Views: 1,714,790
Posted By Ed Teach
Congrats Doug for reaching Magadan. Reading your...

Congrats Doug for reaching Magadan. Reading your RR it's been almost like ride with you.
Thank you mate.
Forum: Thumpers 08-17-2011, 03:11 AM
Replies: 14,555
Views: 1,692,740
Posted By Ed Teach
Maybe I can take some photos off the racks this...

Maybe I can take some photos off the racks this afternoon. Meanwhile...

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-DSJIhPsg74I/TiB55firEkI/AAAAAAAAAGc/QmbZSNPbi2w/s912/IMG_0886.JPG...
Forum: Equipment 08-04-2011, 08:18 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,387
Posted By Ed Teach
I have a pair of TCX Infinity boots, they are...

I have a pair of TCX Infinity boots, they are very much the same boots as the Santiago.
No matter if I'm riding in Morocco at near 40ºC or in sub-zero temperatures my feet are always dry and comfy....
Forum: Thumpers 08-01-2011, 04:53 AM
Replies: 14,555
Views: 1,692,740
Posted By Ed Teach
In my case, oil light worked as expected but...

In my case, oil light worked as expected but temp. light didn't blink when I turned on the ignition after the bike died. Dunno why but I'll ask next saturday to the mechanic.
My only hope is that...
Forum: Thumpers 07-31-2011, 04:33 AM
Replies: 14,555
Views: 1,692,740
Posted By Ed Teach
Engine pick up sensor failure.

Two weeks ago my Dakar died in a traffic jam in Avignon (France). Since I was on a tight schedule my only option was to left he bike at an official BMW dealer to be checked.
They've changed the pick...
Forum: Ride reports 07-24-2011, 09:24 AM
Replies: 1,092
Views: 295,834
Posted By Ed Teach
Howdy Mr. COB Just finished reading your...

Howdy Mr. COB

Just finished reading your ride report. It's been a pleasure to read it and it has provided me a more accurate view of your country. Thank you very much.
I hope someday I could...
Forum: Europe 06-30-2011, 01:37 PM
Replies: 734
Views: 85,818
Posted By Ed Teach
There's a specific post for the stickers, look...

There's a specific post for the stickers, look here
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=16254750#post16254750

By the way, you're still on time to come to Stella Alpina, and there's not...
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