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Forum: Thumpers 01-24-2013, 12:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,188
Posted By chevaliernoir
I had exacly the same, even the 3 1/2 turn to be...

I had exacly the same, even the 3 1/2 turn to be OK.
Finally, just disconnecting the TPS sensor made the bike very very smooth, and I came back to less than 2 turns to have a perfect behaviour.
I'm...
Forum: Ride reports 04-27-2011, 03:47 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 15,689
Posted By chevaliernoir
sorry for the poor automatic translation of this...

sorry for the poor automatic translation of this article...

Above all, do not read the recommendations from the site of Ministries of Foreign Affairs before going to a country, otherwise you end...
Forum: Ride reports 04-14-2011, 07:25 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 15,689
Posted By chevaliernoir
That is almost 3 weeks that I am traveling with...

That is almost 3 weeks that I am traveling with Francis. Everything happens for the best, but travel at 2, withdraw into our group and we are far from having the wealth of the meetings of a solo...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-27-2011, 10:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,437
Posted By chevaliernoir
to have the preload at the maximum helps also a...

to have the preload at the maximum helps also a little...
but after travelling 30.000km in south america alone with this modofocation done, I really consider it as a must.

If you have smaller...
Forum: Ride reports 03-15-2011, 05:36 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,035
Posted By chevaliernoir
hey! Very nice to see the pictures of the trip...

hey! Very nice to see the pictures of the trip you explained me in front of the beer.
And I still don t know what happened after Uyuni!. Keep on going buddy!
Forum: Ride reports 03-14-2011, 11:01 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 15,689
Posted By chevaliernoir
All tourists go through Machu Picchu, but to find...

All tourists go through Machu Picchu, but to find the right way to go is not so simple. After long discussions with many people, it now has a good idea of ​​the different options that I will...
Forum: Ride reports 03-14-2011, 11:00 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 15,689
Posted By chevaliernoir
we did it! It's in the next article

we did it!
It's in the next article
Forum: Ride reports 03-11-2011, 08:22 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 15,689
Posted By chevaliernoir
Peru now! The peruvian custom officers...

Peru now!
The peruvian custom officers expected some money to get a cofee, using as argument my absence of insurance...... So, we spent time at the border... I'm used also as a translator for a...
Forum: Ride reports 03-08-2011, 05:25 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 15,689
Posted By chevaliernoir
Du plus grand lac sal, au plus haut lac du monde...

Du plus grand lac sal, au plus haut lac du monde (http://www.ride-the-world.net/wordpress/?p=2392&lang=en)

The great salt lake of Uyuni is a highlight of the trip is long overdue. Now here I...
Forum: Ride reports 03-05-2011, 07:06 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 15,689
Posted By chevaliernoir
Closer to the stars...

Closer to the stars (http://www.ride-the-world.net/wordpress/?p=2378&lang=en)

I meet Francis as planned to enter in Bolivia by the south. He failed few days before from San Pedro de Atacama...
Forum: Ride reports 03-03-2011, 07:51 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 15,689
Posted By chevaliernoir
South Bolivia is fantastic, but I ve been there...

South Bolivia is fantastic, but I ve been there yet, and there is no road, just tracks coming from south. The problem is it s still the rain season, ans the rains, wind, snow and mud are waiting...
Forum: Ride reports 03-03-2011, 06:59 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 15,689
Posted By chevaliernoir
After crossing the Andes I arrive in Mendoza....

After crossing the Andes I arrive in Mendoza. Here I meet again Francis, travelling around the world on his motorcycle.
http://u20.direct.atpic.com/41160/0/2102138/0.jpg
But Mendoza is also the...
Forum: Ride reports 03-03-2011, 03:27 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 15,689
Posted By chevaliernoir
Crossing the Andes could be a technical...

Crossing the Andes could be a technical challenge, but it could be also just an emotional adventure because it's so beautiful.
I suggest to listen the music below, because this is the song I had ...
Forum: Latin America 02-22-2011, 01:36 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 360
Posted By chevaliernoir
shipping bike from Colombia to France

Hello

My one year trip will end next month in Colombia.
I m looking for a good way to ship the baike by air, if possible, from Colombia to France.
any advise or adress is welcome!
Thanks
...
Forum: Ride reports 02-15-2011, 06:20 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 15,689
Posted By chevaliernoir
There is a long way I have a oil leakage, and I...

There is a long way I have a oil leakage, and I think it's time to act. The oil comes from the gear sensor. This sensor indicates when I am in neutral, but also in 2nd and 3rd gear, in order to...
Forum: Ride reports 02-15-2011, 06:19 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 15,689
Posted By chevaliernoir
As soon as I touch the ground, I search a welder....

As soon as I touch the ground, I search a welder. The boats are made of steel, so the harbours should be good places to find them. 200m from the jetty, I came across this workshop ... the good one?...
Forum: Ride reports 02-15-2011, 06:18 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 15,689
Posted By chevaliernoir
So the nose and the noses of demonstrators as the...

So the nose and the noses of demonstrators as the ship leaves port, for 3 days and 4 nights traveling through the fjords of southern Chile. Anyway, it's very simple, there are no roads, Chile, on...
Forum: Ride reports 02-15-2011, 06:17 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 15,689
Posted By chevaliernoir
The last time I told you I was stuck in Punta...

The last time I told you I was stuck in Punta Arenas, but I was confident because ministers resigned, and the increase of gas decreased from 17% to 3%.
...
Forum: Ride reports 02-15-2011, 06:16 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 15,689
Posted By chevaliernoir
Hello. Sorry, for this article, I had to write...

Hello.
Sorry, for this article, I had to write it fast, and have no time for translation. So this is an automatic translation. I hope it s understandable...
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The day had started in a very...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-27-2011, 06:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 571
Posted By chevaliernoir
change petrol plug locker

hello

In argentina, at the gas station, the guy that filled the tank pushed on the opened tank plug so it broke down.
I bought a new one. It comes complete with the locker and a new key. I would...
Forum: Ride reports 01-14-2011, 10:04 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 15,689
Posted By chevaliernoir
OK, it's time to return to school. We'll start...

OK, it's time to return to school. We'll start with a little geography lesson. Kevin, open your book and stop pulling the hair of thy neighbor.
Tierra del Fuego is an archipelago as large as...
Forum: Ride reports 01-11-2011, 12:55 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 15,689
Posted By chevaliernoir
hey! It could be the same indeed. Mine was...

hey! It could be the same indeed.
Mine was exactly at km 2466
http://u20.direct.atpic.com/39751/0/2066527/0.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 01-11-2011, 12:17 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 15,689
Posted By chevaliernoir
Here I am in Ushuaia, the southernmost city in...

Here I am in Ushuaia, the southernmost city in the world.
However, contrary to what is often said, there are other villages further south, mainly Puerto Williams, on an island beloging to Chile. ...
Forum: Ride reports 01-07-2011, 05:07 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 15,689
Posted By chevaliernoir
Motorcycle Nez Year's eve in Ushuaia

Ushuaia, Tierra del Fuego, Argentina. It seems I'm at the end of the world. In the city the most southern of the world. Well, a little magic event takes place every year. Look at this brotherhood...
Forum: Ride reports 01-07-2011, 05:03 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 52,000
Posted By chevaliernoir
Hi! Im fine! After crossing Africa with Aurel,...

Hi! Im fine! After crossing Africa with Aurel, as we planned from the beguining, I hit the road on my side.
Travelling alone is an other adventure. Not better, not worse. Just different, and I like...
Forum: Ride reports 01-05-2011, 02:29 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 15,689
Posted By chevaliernoir
Welcome to Glacier National Park! ...

Welcome to Glacier National Park!
http://u20.direct.atpic.com/39751/0/2067098/0.jpg

Here I am in a natural area, protected, full of true glaciers and mountains.
After the flat Eastern and...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-04-2011, 04:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,437
Posted By chevaliernoir
so if i understand well, size matters, but no so...

so if i understand well, size matters, but no so much...:evil
Forum: Ride reports 01-04-2011, 03:24 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 15,689
Posted By chevaliernoir
Hi:clap thank you for your comment. taking...

Hi:clap
thank you for your comment.
taking pictures for such kind of trip or around his house is really different. Here I need something small, I don t want to use many lenses because of the risk...
Forum: Ride reports 01-04-2011, 10:17 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 15,689
Posted By chevaliernoir
"Patagonia". This word was a dream for a long...

"Patagonia". This word was a dream for a long time.
It inspires me big spaces. And about large areas, I got them!
http://u20.direct.atpic.com/39751/0/2067099/0.jpg
There is only one paved road...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-04-2011, 09:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,437
Posted By chevaliernoir
as you can imagine...

as you can imagine (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=14825853&postcount=51223), South America treats me very well!


They are going south, and I will go north soon, so we will meet...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-02-2011, 09:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,437
Posted By chevaliernoir
here are the pictures : ...

here are the pictures :

http://u20.direct.atpic.com/34795/0/2070161/0.jpg

what is highlited in red is the part added :

http://u20.direct.atpic.com/34795/0/2070160/0.jpg

and it integrates...
Forum: Ride reports 01-02-2011, 09:01 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 15,689
Posted By chevaliernoir
I would like to present you Giovani. I saw him...

I would like to present you Giovani.
I saw him while he was working on his machine tool in a small workshop in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

http://u20.direct.atpic.com/39435/0/2056514/0.jpg
...
Forum: Ride reports 01-01-2011, 10:42 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 15,689
Posted By chevaliernoir
"Missiones" is the North East region of...

"Missiones" is the North East region of Argentina. I had not planned to put the wheels there, but eventually, leaving Uruguay, why not visit this part?
The steps are as long distances in...
Forum: Ride reports 01-01-2011, 10:34 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 15,689
Posted By chevaliernoir
Hi! We split the threads and the web sites (I...

Hi!
We split the threads and the web sites (I use now www.ride-the-world.net, and he uses http://www.the-great-adventure.fr ) because we are going more or less at the same places, but at different...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-30-2010, 10:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,437
Posted By chevaliernoir
Ive finally did it. Before it was very...

Ive finally did it.
Before it was very difficult for me to put the bike unloaded on the central stand, and impossible loaded.
Now I can do it even with the bike fully loaded with all lugages for 1...
Forum: Ride reports 12-30-2010, 10:13 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 15,689
Posted By chevaliernoir
Loc : Just out of Buenos Aires, I want to do...

Loc : Just out of Buenos Aires, I want to do some long steps to see the country, and because I really miss even scrolling landscapes and to sleep in a place that does not look like where I woke ...
Forum: Ride reports 12-30-2010, 10:10 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 15,689
Posted By chevaliernoir
6 month in south America

Yop'la

After crossing Africa with Aurel in the last 5 month, I'm now riding alone in South America. The plan is more or less to cross Argentina, Chile, Bolivia, Peru Equador and Colombia.

The...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-30-2010, 09:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 927
Posted By chevaliernoir
Wicked testing the power of the Orange

After crossing Africa on the KTM, and now reach Ushuaia for new years eve, it's time to really test the power of the Orange :

http://u20.direct.atpic.com/40199/xaimdneciepypyzpqspw/2068589/0.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 06-27-2010, 07:02 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 29,548
Posted By chevaliernoir
in Egypt now! first stop for the night in a...

in Egypt now!

first stop for the night in a military camp :
http://u20.direct.atpic.com/35943/0/1853337/600.jpg

time to play and write you few words :...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-11-2010, 02:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 11,767
Posted By chevaliernoir
I've received just today the Touratech ZEGA PRO....

I've received just today the Touratech ZEGA PRO. (I already used the "standard" zega fpr previous long trip).
I've been impressed when I discovered them.

...
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