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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 03:10 PM
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Posted By c-m
You're travelling to hilltop just to put your...

You're travelling to hilltop just to put your bike on the dyno? Surely you can get that done in N.I
Forum: Vendors 03-02-2015, 04:22 PM
Replies: 962
Views: 179,686
Posted By c-m
Thanks for the reply. I do like the look of...

Thanks for the reply.

I do like the look of the x-tour but I'll be buying the jacket for touring Morocco and South America, so I think one of the 3 layer systems would work best. Especially as...
Forum: Thumpers 03-02-2015, 02:54 PM
Replies: 7,631
Views: 1,218,559
Posted By c-m
I'm sure the shop will strip the bike down in no...

I'm sure the shop will strip the bike down in no time at all. Probably won't save anything
Forum: Vendors 03-02-2015, 05:19 AM
Replies: 962
Views: 179,686
Posted By c-m
Which Spidi jacket for me

Wow i've got 24 pages to get through.

I'm looking for a good 3-4 season jacket for adventure touring / enduro.

I love the look of the HT Raid jacket but silver coloured jackets are just too...
Forum: Latin America 03-01-2015, 06:23 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,300
Posted By c-m
I heard that there is a free cabin to crash in on...

I heard that there is a free cabin to crash in on Isla Pescado is that true?
Forum: Equipment 02-28-2015, 05:03 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,241
Posted By c-m
I used to use a netbook running linux or windows,...

I used to use a netbook running linux or windows, that was fine while on the road and got me out of some jams to.

As I started to care more about my photos, a netbook just didn't cut it (for...
Forum: Equipment 02-28-2015, 04:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,322
Posted By c-m
At 0:30 in your footage, how the hell did you get...

At 0:30 in your footage, how the hell did you get smooth footage on a thumper riding off road. When I mounted my camera down low on the crash bars it was rolling shutter central.
Forum: Equipment 02-28-2015, 03:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,322
Posted By c-m
Hexo+ looks to be the best but it's not on the...

Hexo+ looks to be the best but it's not on the market as yet.

It will carry out a number of camera moves too such as dolly, pan, etc..

The price is as you might expect.

I've bought...
Forum: Thumpers 02-28-2015, 05:17 AM
Replies: 9,656
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Posted By c-m
Not good. How do you know when a cat is...

Not good.

How do you know when a cat is clogged?
Forum: Thumpers 02-26-2015, 02:25 AM
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Posted By c-m
These bikes don't have canbus. My loom is...

These bikes don't have canbus.

My loom is very tight in places too but I've not seen any wear on it yet. 9,000 miles. I try to check it every time I've got the seat/panels off.
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2015, 02:26 AM
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Views: 1,218,559
Posted By c-m
The report mentioned above. ...

The report mentioned above.
http://www.realclassic.co.uk/techfiles/bioethanol_fuel_study.pdf

Sorry for the three posts. When I tried to edit earlier ones the message field is just blank. :eek1
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2015, 02:23 AM
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Posted By c-m
The problem with the Aprilia's was the type of...

The problem with the Aprilia's was the type of plastic and coating used in their tanks. That caused the tank to swell. On the Falco it meant if you removed the tank you'd struggle get it back on. All...
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2015, 02:18 AM
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Posted By c-m
I'm based in Europe where we've had ethanol for a...

I'm based in Europe where we've had ethanol for a long time. I've not come across issues with BMW motorcycles and ethanol.



Here's the 54 page report.
Forum: Vendors 02-24-2015, 08:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,386
Posted By c-m
Yep you can use any material but then you have to...

Yep you can use any material but then you have to go out and buy the tools to to cut it.

Much easier to just buy something premade.

Making fabricating your own stuff seems more popular in the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2015, 03:14 AM
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Views: 1,218,559
Posted By c-m
If you're going to fill the main tank so low that...

If you're going to fill the main tank so low that when your aux tank drains into it, that the fuel level doesn't reach the gas cap, you might as well not bother with an aux tank.

There's no...
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2015, 02:49 PM
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Posted By c-m
Fair enough. Cheers for the update. ;)

Fair enough. Cheers for the update. ;)
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2015, 11:14 AM
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Posted By c-m
Any triangular piece of metal mounted there will...

Any triangular piece of metal mounted there will help support the subframe a little.

On the subject of the fuel cap, wasn't someone on here getting some made up?
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2015, 01:53 PM
Replies: 9,656
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Posted By c-m
I've got one, and a touratech lockable mount....

I've got one, and a touratech lockable mount. It's just that being mounted on the bars is too low for me and out of my line of sight. About the clocks would be perfect.

It's a little thing, but...
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2015, 01:48 PM
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Posted By c-m
Looks like a nice piece of metal, but attaches to...

Looks like a nice piece of metal, but attaches to the handle bars and so I imagine it will end up with the GPS unit obscuring the clocks.

I like the idea though so might investigate a similar...
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2015, 01:29 PM
Replies: 9,656
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Posted By c-m
Show me your GPS mount

I'm getting annoyed with the position of my GPS and phone on the handlebars and want to mount at least one of them behind the clocks.

It's a shame that these bikes don't with a bar for mountings...
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2015, 08:16 AM
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Posted By c-m
Exhaust studs

Has anyone else encountered severely corodded exhaust header studs?

Mine are covered in rust. I don't think they've ever been touch since 2007.

I igmaine that any attempt to remove them will...
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2015, 01:30 AM
Replies: 9,656
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Posted By c-m
Lol yeah so can blueray etc.. but still most...

Lol yeah so can blueray etc.. but still most people with a modern computer won't have one. Discs have gone the way of the cassette.
Forum: Thumpers 02-17-2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 9,656
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Posted By c-m
It also only exists in CD format so if you've got...

It also only exists in CD format so if you've got a modern laptop or computer you probably won't have a CD drive. Secondly it's windows based so if running Linux or OS X you're out of luck mostly.
...
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2015, 02:09 PM
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Views: 1,218,559
Posted By c-m
My bad. I thought you wanted somewhere to hook...

My bad. I thought you wanted somewhere to hook bungees and the like to. Yeah the xCo grab handles will fit those mounts, but I don't know if the xCh bodywork will get in the way at all.
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2015, 11:57 AM
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Posted By c-m
It looks like you have a rack on there. If you'd...

It looks like you have a rack on there. If you'd have gone for the OEM rack you'd have plenty of tubing to hook bungees and other type of straps on. The TT xcountry rack does too but it's different...
Forum: Ride reports 02-15-2015, 03:28 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,002
Posted By c-m
I'm there in April :lurk

I'm there in April :lurk
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2015, 02:10 AM
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Views: 1,218,559
Posted By c-m
Funny you should mention paperwork. My...

Funny you should mention paperwork.

My registration document shows my xCountry as being a white xMoto. As does a HPI check.

Weird as the xMoto never came in white. The frame number when checked...
Forum: Thumpers 02-12-2015, 04:09 AM
Replies: 9,656
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Posted By c-m
I really like the look of that xCountry cross...

I really like the look of that xCountry cross challenge. Good work :D
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 9,656
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Posted By c-m
KTM wheel nuts

Which model KTM(s) can we use fron and rear wheel nuts from for our X bikes?
Forum: Thumpers 02-10-2015, 01:30 AM
Replies: 9,656
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Posted By c-m
I think it depends what he means by foamy. ...

I think it depends what he means by foamy.

In cold weather and used for shorts journeys oil will end up with a bit beige slim forming by the filler cap, or the viewing window (on bikes that have...
Forum: Thumpers 02-05-2015, 01:20 AM
Replies: 9,656
Views: 1,493,918
Posted By c-m
How thick was your bracket? I need to get a 3mm...

How thick was your bracket? I need to get a 3mm one on the left side and a 2.5mm one on the other.

Not looking forward to it.
Forum: Vendors 02-05-2015, 01:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,386
Posted By c-m
Mine arrived yesterday. Thanks

Mine arrived yesterday. Thanks
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2015, 03:43 PM
Replies: 9,656
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Posted By c-m
OEM rear rack

Posted this in the xChallenge thread by mistake:

Has anyone with the OEM rack mount managed to fit an xTank, or indeed fit anything between the rack mount and the subframe?

I've got a bracket...
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2015, 02:05 PM
Replies: 7,631
Views: 1,218,559
Posted By c-m
Has anyone with the OEM rack mount managed to fit...

Has anyone with the OEM rack mount managed to fit an xTank, or indeed fit anything between the rack mount and the subframe?

I've got a bracket to sort out the floppy rear, but I don't think it's...
Forum: Europe 02-04-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,583
Posted By c-m
My tickets were posted to me, and my tgv tickets...

My tickets were posted to me, and my tgv tickets were emails. Never had to use a kiosk.
Forum: Europe 02-04-2015, 01:19 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,583
Posted By c-m
Note that when I used the autotrain (Marseilles...

Note that when I used the autotrain (Marseilles to Paris) They wouldn't let me keep my luggage on the bike.

That meant I had to carry all my camping gear on the TGV and around Paris.

When I...
Forum: Equipment 02-03-2015, 05:03 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,814
Posted By c-m
To those of you guys with the Primus 1.5l bottle....

To those of you guys with the Primus 1.5l bottle. How do you find it when filling up at the petrol/gas pumps. Does the pump nozzle fit into the bottle?
Forum: Thumpers 02-01-2015, 11:22 AM
Replies: 7,631
Views: 1,218,559
Posted By c-m
Spray come up from the rear of the tyre and down...

Spray come up from the rear of the tyre and down from the font.
Forum: Thumpers 02-01-2015, 05:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,910
Posted By c-m
Yes it is. But if it's not be viewed then it...

Yes it is. But if it's not be viewed then it should be removed from the xchallenge index thread.

It's useless without images.
Forum: Thumpers 02-01-2015, 04:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,910
Posted By c-m
I guess we're never going to get the pics back in...

I guess we're never going to get the pics back in this thread.
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