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Forum: Airheads Today, 09:10 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 10,727
Posted By FinnDuro
Dang, I knew this thread is serious juju, going...

Dang, I knew this thread is serious juju, going to cost me a lot.

Keep it coming Beamster and Prutster! ;)

(excellent photos, workmanship and attention to detail, Holland is the G/S heaven,...
Forum: Airheads 08-06-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 865
Views: 173,333
Posted By FinnDuro
GS after a little mudfest in Russian Karelia,...

GS after a little mudfest in Russian Karelia, checkin out some WW2 pre-war Finnish territory.
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/08/07/sa6ezydy.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 06-19-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 714
Views: 229,770
Posted By FinnDuro
Is soon already here? ;)

Is soon already here? ;)
Forum: Airheads 05-10-2014, 12:10 AM
Replies: 6,361
Views: 1,275,165
Posted By FinnDuro
One of my first posts in Airheads. I found...

One of my first posts in Airheads.

I found this lovely R80GS -90 here in Finland, with impeccable service history, from second ownership with 180tkm on the clock (little over 100 thousand miles...
Forum: Airheads 04-07-2014, 04:35 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,042
Posted By FinnDuro
Have you allowed yourself to give any thought to...

Have you allowed yourself to give any thought to Siebenrock Big Bore Kit...? :norton
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2014, 02:45 AM
Replies: 714
Views: 229,770
Posted By FinnDuro
Any progress in this tank project..?

Any progress in this tank project..?
Forum: Airheads 03-21-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 21,278
Posted By FinnDuro
Just to confirm this: You're about to start...

Just to confirm this: You're about to start making custom triples for the airheads, and those triples will be made to suit into the preferred adjustable conventional type DRZ forks? Tempted. :)
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 1,939
Views: 611,749
Posted By FinnDuro
Wolfman Enduro Tank Bag. That's all I've got to...

Wolfman Enduro Tank Bag. That's all I've got to say. :)
Forum: Thumpers 02-12-2014, 05:11 AM
Replies: 1,211
Views: 219,386
Posted By FinnDuro
Possible reason would be the fact that the CCM...

Possible reason would be the fact that the CCM engine is a slightly de-tuned BMW G450X enduro race engine. That engine has not been originally developed with the mindset of x0.000 mile longevity, but...
Forum: Thumpers 02-09-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 24,495
Posted By FinnDuro
No, it's not the posi-taps location. You would...

No, it's not the posi-taps location. You would have to check and possibly minimally change the position of the actual pulse sensor inside your magneto engine cover. It's a somewhat technically...
Forum: Thumpers 02-09-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 24,495
Posted By FinnDuro
I had similar behaviour with mine back when I had...

I had similar behaviour with mine back when I had the Xchallenge.
I suspected the crankshaft pulse sensor at the time, and fixing that cured my symptoms. I adjusted the sensor just minimally...
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 18,156
Views: 1,947,565
Posted By FinnDuro
Yep, looks to be on UNI's site now: ...

Yep, looks to be on UNI's site now:
http://www.uniflow.com.au/contents/en-us/d321.html

http://www.uniflow.com.au/contents/media/l_au%201417.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 12-17-2013, 04:40 AM
Replies: 18,156
Views: 1,947,565
Posted By FinnDuro
I think you may have something there, no? :evil ...

I think you may have something there, no? :evil
Not many have pounded the 690 to the extent you have, so kind of not so surprised with that.



(My first post as a new 690 owner, joined the...
Forum: Ride reports 11-01-2013, 02:43 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 120,128
Posted By FinnDuro
Tourist, my warmest, most sincere thank you for...

Tourist, my warmest, most sincere thank you for this story. It has risen to levels beyond ride reports, it's more in the magnitude of deeply touching photo journal, for lack of better words. My hat's...
Forum: Thumpers 10-30-2013, 02:58 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 15,217
Posted By FinnDuro
Xchallenge. Actually this is my "Xchallenge...

Xchallenge.

Actually this is my "Xchallenge R" that once was, and no longer is. I crafted this bike up to the best of my abilities, and did it twice. Then after three or so years, sold it likely...
Forum: Ride reports 10-07-2013, 12:27 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 120,128
Posted By FinnDuro
That's one amazing camera right there, the X100s....

That's one amazing camera right there, the X100s. I've had one for few weeks now, and the image quality (tonality, dynamic range especially) it produces is just breathtaking. I've nothing short of...
Forum: Thumpers 10-03-2013, 01:12 AM
Replies: 315
Views: 72,994
Posted By FinnDuro
Anyone fancying a Remus header pipe in EU, I've...

Anyone fancying a Remus header pipe in EU, I've got one for sale, very good condition, by the way. Also have a custom homemade mid pipe for it, aand a custom Wings ti-muffler which is like-new....
Forum: Orange Crush 04-15-2013, 02:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 655
Posted By FinnDuro
You could check up on 990 SMT much larger...

You could check up on 990 SMT much larger passenger grab handles, to see if you can make them work for 990 Adv.
I have them on my newly acquired SE, and they were fitted with a minor attachment mod.
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2013, 07:08 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 24,359
Posted By FinnDuro
Ye, I'll second this proposal. Archive the old...

Ye, I'll second this proposal. Archive the old stuff.
Forum: Racing 01-19-2013, 01:07 PM
Replies: 1,760
Views: 246,705
Posted By FinnDuro
Lyndon, after all that's been said: thank you for...

Lyndon, after all that's been said: thank you for the ride! It really felt that we were part of the journey, being able to share your Dakar moments with us. Thank you.

I said this earlier to you...
Forum: Racing 01-18-2013, 04:00 AM
Replies: 1,760
Views: 246,705
Posted By FinnDuro
My thoughts exactly. Lyndon's assessment of...

My thoughts exactly.
Lyndon's assessment of the grave situation, weighing the consequences of different plans of action, and then actually implementing that repair on the fork bottom in those...
Forum: Ride reports 01-16-2013, 01:41 PM
Replies: 4,852
Views: 3,210,237
Posted By FinnDuro
Etron, wow. Just... wow. You just upped...

Etron, wow.
Just... wow.

You just upped this RR game big time. What narrative!
My humble wish is that this story never ends. And maybe it doesn't have to, in our minds.

Please continue.
Forum: Racing 01-16-2013, 08:52 AM
Replies: 18,421
Views: 1,139,747
Posted By FinnDuro
Hi Stage! This, I think, Kurt Caselli ISDE 2007...

Hi Stage!
This, I think, Kurt Caselli ISDE 2007 sand special helicam, starting from 0:46. :deal

http://youtu.be/thbFv92xO2s?t=46s
Forum: Racing 01-16-2013, 08:24 AM
Replies: 1,760
Views: 246,705
Posted By FinnDuro
As before, MCN / Michael Guy nicely keeps track...

As before, MCN / Michael Guy nicely keeps track of Lyndon on his daily recaps of Dakar, thought to add them here, too.

MCN report from stage 9 "Poskitt jumps up the order as Watt, Forman and West...
Forum: Racing 01-15-2013, 08:33 AM
Replies: 18,421
Views: 1,139,747
Posted By FinnDuro
Those look like big fucking BLUE PILLS to me in...

Those look like big fucking BLUE PILLS to me in therre, we all know what those are for, whoa!!

And the stance he has, man. Guy's ridden a big ass stage and now's having some serious beaver feaver....
Forum: Racing 01-13-2013, 02:48 AM
Replies: 1,760
Views: 246,705
Posted By FinnDuro
+9 ! What a fantastic stage result! :clap ...

+9 ! What a fantastic stage result! :clap

MCN / Michael Guy has a nice article up from yesterday's super stage, featuring Lyndon & his father photographed with deserved wide smiles. :) Also...
Forum: Racing 01-12-2013, 02:07 PM
Replies: 18,421
Views: 1,139,747
Posted By FinnDuro
No BS, let's just say the biathlon shooting angle...

No BS, let's just say the biathlon shooting angle was juust so right for a moment there, for the keen eye! ;) ;)
Forum: Racing 01-11-2013, 08:27 AM
Replies: 1,760
Views: 246,705
Posted By FinnDuro
Spirited audio blog from Michael Guy of MCN from...

Spirited audio blog from Michael Guy of MCN from stage 6 yesterday. Good stuff.
Lyndon featured at 2:45. Also Si Pavey, suffering Craig Bounds and other Brits to be heard.

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Forum: Racing 01-10-2013, 12:11 AM
Replies: 1,760
Views: 246,705
Posted By FinnDuro
Simply great call-ins to the rally-raidio. I...

Simply great call-ins to the rally-raidio. I think the call-ins somehow bring the Dakar closest to us F5'ers, or at least to me, with their personal, emotional and philosophical touch. Neduro brings...
Forum: Racing 01-08-2013, 05:10 AM
Replies: 18,421
Views: 1,139,747
Posted By FinnDuro
Looks like Cyril picked up the pace again. It's...

Looks like Cyril picked up the pace again. It's quite impressive, and possibly somewhat demoralizing to the other top racers, the way he seems to be able to easily pick up pace & minutes at will,...
Forum: Racing 01-07-2013, 06:40 AM
Replies: 18,421
Views: 1,139,747
Posted By FinnDuro
Slightly nerve-racking to wait for the tracking...

Slightly nerve-racking to wait for the tracking data updates.
Seems like a WP2 shutdown after 85 riders, wonder if Duclos is holding the rest of the gang at gunpoint, or what... :evil
Forum: Racing 01-07-2013, 05:13 AM
Replies: 18,421
Views: 1,139,747
Posted By FinnDuro
Yeah, fooled by the incoming mixed results, now...

Yeah, fooled by the incoming mixed results, now changed.

Cyril not so fast - much faster than that! :evil
Forum: Racing 01-07-2013, 05:10 AM
Replies: 18,421
Views: 1,139,747
Posted By FinnDuro
Likely that Chaleco and Cyril made a joint...

Likely that Chaleco and Cyril made a joint navigation error after WP1 and a bunch of the leading pack followed them to despair, hmm? WP2 very interesting so far.
Forum: Racing 12-30-2012, 01:32 PM
Replies: 1,760
Views: 246,705
Posted By FinnDuro
+ 2, definately a long time member of the Wine...

+ 2, definately a long time member of the Wine Gum support crew! (Basset's is the one we get) :rofl
Forum: Racing 12-26-2012, 08:08 AM
Replies: 1,760
Views: 246,705
Posted By FinnDuro
MC Santa roots for LPR

Here I was thinking I may have been the only Finnish LPR supporter. Turns out there's also this somewhat aged gentleman, who just retired from another tough RTW tour, rooting for Lyndon. Talk about...
Forum: Thumpers 12-17-2012, 08:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,066
Posted By FinnDuro
Properly maintained, that airfilter would last...

Properly maintained, that airfilter would last years and years. So, it actually would take much for it to wind up like that, don't fool yourself or play it down on the seller's part. Whoever had that...
Forum: Thumpers 12-14-2012, 12:21 AM
Replies: 7,261
Views: 1,423,528
Posted By FinnDuro
Yeah, I've seen some of those kits. Likely fun,...

Yeah, I've seen some of those kits. Likely fun, but expensive kits. Besides, in Finland, snowmobile tracks and forest roads do not mix, legally anyway. You cannot ride snowmobiles on forest roads,...
Forum: Thumpers 12-12-2012, 10:23 PM
Replies: 7,261
Views: 1,423,528
Posted By FinnDuro
Thought to add a little vid from my very first...

Thought to add a little vid from my very first winter outing with the 500 EXC, with studded tyres. Taking it easy on some forest roads, enjoying the really easy handling, smooth FI and plain general...
Forum: Ride reports 12-06-2012, 10:08 AM
Replies: 4,852
Views: 3,210,237
Posted By FinnDuro
Walter, really appreciate your thorough take on...

Walter, really appreciate your thorough take on that black vs. light fabric theme. Thanks, mate! I'll be waiting for the next gen Klim adv/badlands jacket a la Pyndon for retail, hoping it to be...
Forum: Ride reports 12-05-2012, 01:57 PM
Replies: 4,852
Views: 3,210,237
Posted By FinnDuro
RR Crew, any of you wished you hadn't gotten...

RR Crew, any of you wished you hadn't gotten almost all black riding gear... ? Would think light greys and such might've been much cooler?
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