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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-26-2014, 02:49 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 8,124
Posted By wibble
I ride a DR125 on a 20 mile each way commute on a...

I ride a DR125 on a 20 mile each way commute on a motorway. Speeds are 80 mph but I normally do 60 and keep close to restricted trucks, this protects you from faster crazy drivers. The single best...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-26-2014, 02:41 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 7,168
Posted By wibble
I like to clean a chain with paraffin, wipe dry...

I like to clean a chain with paraffin, wipe dry and then use oil on the rollers and seals. Flings off and carries the crap with it. Yes, its messy and your wheel looks dirty but that wipes clean...
Forum: Australia 06-26-2014, 12:31 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,491
Posted By wibble
He is a cock holster of the highest order and I...

He is a cock holster of the highest order and I pity the fact current motorbike riders get sucked into these airbrushed, highly fondled productions blurring the line between sport and profit. Go...
Forum: Europe 05-19-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 510
Views: 33,190
Posted By wibble
Not me, but.........................................

Not me, but...................................... what a bunch of grabbing bastards:huh Have a good trip everyone:freaky
Forum: Asia 05-14-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 824
Posted By wibble
Hi All. I have a question you probably can...

Hi All.

I have a question you probably can answer...I want to do a trip around the north of India, along the passes. It will not be this year but can you clarify the best time to do this...you are...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-01-2014, 01:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,898
Posted By wibble
Hi...............Nice bike. I love HK, been...

Hi...............Nice bike. I love HK, been several times and for 2 weeks vacation and still found plenty to do. Many people have an idea there is nothing there except a concentrated shopping...
Forum: Europe 01-29-2014, 03:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 485
Posted By wibble
Your original plan is sound... simple to keep the...

Your original plan is sound... simple to keep the french bike, in france, registered to a french guy. The standard insurance here will allow anyone to ride it with a level of cover. ( anyone with...
Forum: Europe 01-28-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 485
Posted By wibble
I live very close to Paris, around work I spend...

I live very close to Paris, around work I spend half the year there..... wassap?:D
Forum: Ride reports 12-17-2013, 05:58 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,325
Posted By wibble
i agree the chain sounds like it could have tight...

i agree the chain sounds like it could have tight spots. Is the milage high on the bike?I had one and the engine are pretty solid..... rear shock is the week point on the newer ones

Good luck...
Forum: Ride reports 12-17-2013, 05:43 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 41,365
Posted By wibble
Jealous as fuck.................... have a great...

Jealous as fuck.................... have a great trip:freaky:clap

Nice bike careful you dont run out of gas..
Forum: Europe 12-05-2013, 10:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 726
Posted By wibble
I just looked at angloinfo for France and it has...

I just looked at angloinfo for France and it has good links in French. Seems now al ot of American states can exchange a licence, CA has no limitations that I saw.
Not sure if you have to exchange...
Forum: Europe 12-05-2013, 10:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 726
Posted By wibble
Hi..... You do need proof of residence and...

Hi.....

You do need proof of residence and the French Authorities accept at CA and NY licence but no other American State Licence.

Far far easier to register in your father,s name. It will be...
Forum: Ride reports 12-03-2013, 12:00 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 43,509
Posted By wibble
Hi................... this is one of the few...

Hi................... this is one of the few reports I have read all the way through. I love the bike and your progress, on the road and with the local riders. I love the range of bikes available in...
Forum: Ride reports 11-28-2013, 04:56 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,529
Posted By wibble
Great report, thanks for sharing it. Impressed...

Great report, thanks for sharing it. Impressed with your lack of luggage:clap
Forum: Europe 09-19-2013, 12:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 826
Posted By wibble
I,m sorry................. Give way? Thats where...

I,m sorry................. Give way? Thats where you went wrong:D
Forum: Europe 09-17-2013, 04:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 826
Posted By wibble
WTF....:huh Paris France is the best place to...

WTF....:huh
Paris France is the best place to get some real edge of your seat riding, Traffic light GP, bit of high speed filtering, parking everywhere. Whats not to like?
Granted, its not sweeping...
Forum: Asia 09-14-2013, 12:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,330
Posted By wibble
I can't help with the other questions but I rode...

I can't help with the other questions but I rode in Vietnam in 2011 with just a UK licence.....

Have a good trip:freaky
Forum: Europe 08-19-2013, 07:01 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,522
Posted By wibble
I have been stopped, fined, had bikes nicked in...

I have been stopped, fined, had bikes nicked in Paris all whilst wearing a UK helmet with no reflective stickers.......it was never brought up, so if you do get fined for this you just met the most...
Forum: Trip Planning 07-30-2013, 03:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 903
Posted By wibble
:lol3:lol3Hola.......Let me get this right, yu...

:lol3:lol3Hola.......Let me get this right, yu are riding to Turkey in 3 days?:huh Zut alors. :freaky

Good luck, I hope your new KTM seat is comfy........has your wife done that kind of milage...
Forum: Ride reports 07-21-2013, 01:07 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,188
Posted By wibble
Thumb Hi..................Great photos, thanks for...

Hi..................Great photos, thanks for keeping us involved in your travels:freaky
I have travelled in China with the wife ( from HK)and done many excursions into China on buses from Shanghai...
Forum: Europe 06-26-2013, 02:15 PM
Replies: 734
Views: 86,387
Posted By wibble
Hola :D I guess I am a tempoary...

Hola :D
I guess I am a tempoary SpanishADVrider......I am working at Barajas, Madrid for the next few months......If anyone would like to show me the best bars in the city I will buy you a few beers...
Forum: Europe 06-21-2013, 05:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,471
Posted By wibble
I just googled that meeting. Damn, I have off...

I just googled that meeting. Damn, I have off from 1st to 20th:cry No chance to change......
Forum: Europe 06-19-2013, 02:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,471
Posted By wibble
Thumb Hi Tim............Really nice pictures, and...

Hi Tim............Really nice pictures, and really nice bike!. I was there for the last Sort trip and think its high time for another.:freaky
I got a Tenere 3 years ago and have been so occupied I...
Forum: Trip Planning 05-04-2013, 01:01 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 44,577
Posted By wibble
Thumb Me and my oppo had a week in india. our...

Me and my oppo had a week in india.

our selection of tools ( personal faves, not bike specific.)
leatherman
asprin
mp3 player
phone
sun cream
tissue
Forum: The Garage 03-23-2009, 01:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,245
Posted By wibble
Hi..................I already got the question...

Hi..................I already got the question out on there:1drink
Forum: The Garage 03-23-2009, 01:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,245
Posted By wibble
:huh Ah, thank God for that..........I...

:huh

Ah, thank God for that..........I felt like my sums did not add up and if 2 liters is still hiding in there, thats why!!:clap I did not see a 14mm bolt to drain on the RHS.....no mention...
Forum: The Garage 03-22-2009, 01:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,245
Posted By wibble
my concern is some kind of airlock stopping...

my concern is some kind of airlock stopping circulation..............but I could see the disruption in the oil tank of oil being pumped back in so i am abit confused........everything is pointing to...
Forum: The Garage 03-22-2009, 12:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,245
Posted By wibble
Hi all................I removed the oil drain...

Hi all................I removed the oil drain plug on the LHS of the engine and the oil filter housing over to the right handside............a shitload of oil came out, i removed the oil tank filler...
Forum: The Garage 03-22-2009, 12:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,245
Posted By wibble
Hi , yes when I start the engine it very quickly...

Hi , yes when I start the engine it very quickly runs out of the loosened galley bolt......

So really you recommend draining everything, filling the oil tank to correct level and then dumping the...
Forum: The Garage 03-22-2009, 11:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,245
Posted By wibble
Hi there...............good link, I actually have...

Hi there...............good link, I actually have that somewhere. Yes it does say fill oil tank and crank case, but there is no obvious fill point in the crank case, only in the oil...
Forum: The Garage 03-22-2009, 10:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,245
Posted By wibble
Hi.........................yes i'm pretty sure...

Hi.........................yes i'm pretty sure the whole engine got drained including the tank, the tank was empty before I started to fill it anyway. I had removed the filler cap to enable all the...
Forum: Beasts 03-22-2009, 10:08 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 428
Posted By wibble
Question Supertenere question...

Is in the garage section:norton I am trying to get some extra advertising for it............I am having oil filling problems, if you have experience with seperate oil tanks or XTZ 750 please, please...
Forum: The Garage 03-22-2009, 10:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,245
Posted By wibble
Pissed Yamaha XTZ 750 oil fill question??

Hi All, I have pretty urgent problem I need some help with......Just done an oil/filter change on my Supertenere and it requires 3.8 litres, filling up the seperate oil tank I cant put that much...
Forum: Europe 11-05-2008, 08:40 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,591
Posted By wibble
I like the reims idea..............but I dont...

I like the reims idea..............but I dont think I will have the speed to travel with you guys on the Mway... i will see how it goes.

Note........my carbs are in the post as we speak so...
Forum: Europe 11-02-2008, 03:17 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,591
Posted By wibble
Blimey......................dont let the missus...

Blimey......................dont let the missus catch you then:norton
Forum: Europe 10-28-2008, 01:59 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,591
Posted By wibble
Its always good for filling up your tyre when...

Its always good for filling up your tyre when your inner tube is shot to shit.....:norton
Forum: Europe 10-28-2008, 11:31 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,591
Posted By wibble
Thumb Voted..............:1drink Im thinking 2 rallies...

Voted..............:1drink Im thinking 2 rallies at different times are better than 2 at the same time, peeps will be able to make one or the other:freaky
Looking forward to seeing you all again,...
Forum: Thumpers 10-27-2008, 10:51 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,888
Posted By wibble
be gracious with your dealer and dont forget to...

be gracious with your dealer and dont forget to vote with your feet next time...................:clap
Forum: Europe 10-26-2008, 09:13 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,591
Posted By wibble
Thumb Hi TIM............... You still go your xt600Z?...

Hi TIM...............
You still go your xt600Z?

Oh, I have not voted yet but its likely I will be there if in June... on my tenere...(please god, let it make it out of my garage..:huh ):freaky ...
Forum: Europe 10-23-2008, 10:10 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 8,819
Posted By wibble
Thumb Hello chaps:norton I am watching this and am...

Hello chaps:norton I am watching this and am sitting on the fence, although I think we should learn something from the fact it was snowy/wet weather both times this circus hit Sort.....a June date...
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