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Forum: Thumpers 02-05-2013, 01:48 AM
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Posted By Beserker
And....what was the experiance like :lol3 ...

And....what was the experiance like :lol3



Got a point, maybe not make the bolt to too high a grade.
Forum: Thumpers 02-05-2013, 01:13 AM
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Posted By Beserker
Saved more than that by getting rid of the OEM...

Saved more than that by getting rid of the OEM and fitting an Acro.

One think to consider, should your luggage be heavy, and cause failure, what will the point of failure be?

With the ally...
Forum: Thumpers 02-05-2013, 12:41 AM
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Posted By Beserker
Indeed...how much does it weigh compared to the...

Indeed...how much does it weigh compared to the stock item?
Forum: Thumpers 01-31-2013, 04:07 AM
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Posted By Beserker
Watched the Australian Safari on telly last...

Watched the Australian Safari on telly last night....you have some awesome terrain! (And definitely XR650R natural habitat)

It must be a blast riding there.
Forum: Thumpers 01-30-2013, 03:26 AM
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Posted By Beserker
Sounds like you are cruising around with your...

Sounds like you are cruising around with your mistress :clap
Forum: Thumpers 01-30-2013, 02:18 AM
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Posted By Beserker
Can I come and steal one as well...one of the...

Can I come and steal one as well...one of the steel ones, that is. :evil

On the actual design of the subframe, I saw an article somewhere where the standard frame was re-inforced with huge...
Forum: Thumpers 01-26-2013, 11:05 AM
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Posted By Beserker
And I was thinking I'll send my bony to you for...

And I was thinking I'll send my bony to you for it's next pre-big trip check over..

Learning a lot here, thanks "Bart-bek"
Forum: Thumpers 01-25-2013, 10:41 PM
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Posted By Beserker
Quick to check though, and worthwile if you got...

Quick to check though, and worthwile if you got the bike from somebody that is not an experianced mech
Forum: Thumpers 01-24-2013, 11:17 PM
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Posted By Beserker
Have you forwarded your contact details to the...

Have you forwarded your contact details to the various R&D departments?

If not, please do... exactly what I will be looking for.
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2013, 09:49 PM
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Posted By Beserker
The red EBC ones look "Factory" and lasts! (Or...

The red EBC ones look "Factory" and lasts! (Or maybe I'm slow)
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2013, 05:52 AM
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Posted By Beserker
Reynard at Scorch is your man...a real artist.

Reynard at Scorch is your man...a real artist.
Forum: Thumpers 01-21-2013, 10:41 PM
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Posted By Beserker
+1 .. with proper springs you can tune it to...

+1 .. with proper springs you can tune it to cater for a wide range of conditions. To soft, and you can only tune it for not bottoming out, and all the rest is a compromise in terms of suspension...
Forum: Thumpers 01-21-2013, 10:35 PM
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Posted By Beserker
Burp wants to go ride this: ...

Burp wants to go ride this:

http://www.wilddog.za.net/forum/index.php?topic=57397.0

Check out the bikes, we carried 50+ liters at a time, and still ran out of fuel.
Forum: Thumpers 12-14-2012, 06:46 AM
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Posted By Beserker
I did this: ...

I did this:

http://i268.photobucket.com/albums/jj26/Beserker_bucket/sh3_00002_1-4.jpg

http://i268.photobucket.com/albums/jj26/Beserker_bucket/sh3_00003_1-4.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2012, 01:22 AM
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Posted By Beserker
See-ya soon!

See-ya soon!
Forum: Thumpers 11-13-2012, 07:18 AM
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Posted By Beserker
Very interested, keep us posted!

Very interested, keep us posted!
Forum: Thumpers 11-11-2012, 11:57 PM
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Posted By Beserker
BuRPSA, this is the ride... ...

BuRPSA, this is the ride...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=659173&highlight=angola

Speaking of casting in sand, bring your extra airfilters with December. Went out on Saturday,...
Forum: Thumpers 01-17-2012, 11:02 PM
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Posted By Beserker
The braided hose caused a bigger improvement than...

The braided hose caused a bigger improvement than the larger diameter rotor IMHO
Forum: Thumpers 01-11-2012, 11:36 PM
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Posted By Beserker
Trust me...from the land of the vine.. Gouda...

Trust me...from the land of the vine..

Gouda is very dense as in the OEM screen, you might be referring to Emmentaler, goes well with reds like Beaujolais and Madeira/Port, or whites like Riesling...
Forum: Thumpers 11-15-2011, 08:23 AM
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Posted By Beserker
Some more info... ...

Some more info...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=642792 (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=642792)
Forum: Thumpers 11-09-2011, 10:53 PM
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Posted By Beserker
If it is the ally one, keep it in your toolbox....

If it is the ally one, keep it in your toolbox. It tears very easily, so don't overtighten. You will need the spare rather sooner than later. Get the steel one from ThumperTalk.

@RF Maybe start a...
Forum: Thumpers 11-09-2011, 01:25 AM
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Posted By Beserker
+ 1...It is a boy an' their toys thing...:deal

+ 1...It is a boy an' their toys thing...:deal
Forum: Thumpers 11-09-2011, 12:30 AM
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Posted By Beserker
One of the constraints is the proximity of the...

One of the constraints is the proximity of the exhaust above the box...make sure your access is such that whatever lid you use, whether opening it or operating it, does not go near that hot...
Forum: Thumpers 11-07-2011, 05:50 AM
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Posted By Beserker
:evil My sister stays in Denver, and...

:evil



My sister stays in Denver, and have been telling me forever to come on over.

Colorado, Moab, Baja....lots of places I wouldn't mind riding.

Interesting fact...USA has more nature...
Forum: Thumpers 10-28-2011, 02:24 AM
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Posted By Beserker
What sort of output are you getting? Read some...

What sort of output are you getting? Read some posts re different gauge wire vs number of windings and was wondering what optimal would be..
Forum: Thumpers 10-28-2011, 02:22 AM
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Posted By Beserker
Thanks...had a look at the Touratech, hells...

Thanks...had a look at the Touratech, hells bells, not cheap, but I suppose the quality counts.

Doing a 2 day rally next year, qualified and all, but the costs of everything is starting to add up,...
Forum: Thumpers 10-27-2011, 12:03 AM
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Posted By Beserker
My next piece of equipment...any leads or...

My next piece of equipment...any leads or recommendation on a quality roll chart holder?
Forum: Ride reports 10-26-2011, 01:25 PM
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Posted By Beserker
Very much so...it is huge, sparesly populated and...

Very much so...it is huge, sparesly populated and as far as personal safety is concerned, no issue as most of the people are a-politcal. In towns normal precautions are adhered to, but even with...
Forum: Thumpers 10-26-2011, 12:14 AM
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Posted By Beserker
It is an Eibach, and the rate I got from the...

It is an Eibach, and the rate I got from the BoreyNack site (which has been down for a while)

I have a spreadsheet where I converted the lbs values to kg, and from there you can reference the...
Forum: Thumpers 10-25-2011, 03:31 PM
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Posted By Beserker
Had it build by a company that does aircraft wing...

Had it build by a company that does aircraft wing bladders.

Mocked it up with cardboard, got the dimensions and then had it made, so any shape and size possible.

Worked out to the quivelent...
Forum: Thumpers 10-25-2011, 03:12 PM
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Posted By Beserker
A lot said about carrying weight on the pig...but...

A lot said about carrying weight on the pig...but it does make for a good ride.

Built this for a 14 day unsupported ride, with prospect of getting fuel en route not good:

Carried 55l of fuel,...
Forum: Ride reports 10-25-2011, 12:53 PM
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Posted By Beserker
FYI ... subsequent to ours, two other groups...

FYI ... subsequent to ours, two other groups tried the same, the first lot tried going up the Eastern side (the return North South leg of our trip)
...
Forum: Thumpers 10-19-2011, 04:56 PM
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Posted By Beserker
Cool...what I needed to know.. ...

Cool...what I needed to know..

@BuRPsa..would you mind sending that CAD file down south?

Just completed the Amageza qualifier. Route took us through the dunes at Atlantis, and at 36 C, very...
Forum: Thumpers 08-21-2011, 06:53 AM
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Posted By Beserker
Very good looking set of wheels. Something...

Very good looking set of wheels.

Something else I saw, in the same line..

http://www.xr650r.co.uk/bikes/1/DSC02334.jpg

Monnier XR750R Race bike, this bike was raced in the British...
Forum: Ride reports 06-28-2011, 12:49 PM
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Views: 24,536
Posted By Beserker
@TallMike, nearly a year, starting to plan the...

@TallMike, nearly a year, starting to plan the next epic..so a quick read from my side was in order to get the spirit going...watch this space :deal

@vander, you are not the only one...if you...
Forum: Thumpers 06-28-2011, 12:26 PM
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Posted By Beserker
What I did, ala Dakar. Not big enough for...

What I did, ala Dakar.

Not big enough for tubes, but low.



http://i268.photobucket.com/albums/jj26/Beserker_bucket/sh_00001_1-12.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 06-28-2011, 12:14 PM
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Posted By Beserker
Cool...the handlebar switches is pretty much what...

Cool...the handlebar switches is pretty much what you'll get on any Jap bike like DR, KLR, XRL. Horn is mounted to a radiator bolt.

The big dif is the headlight bracket (it has a bracket, not just...
Forum: Thumpers 06-28-2011, 09:56 AM
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Posted By Beserker
What do you need?

What do you need?
Forum: Thumpers 06-28-2011, 12:29 AM
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Posted By Beserker
+ 1

+ 1
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2011, 01:39 PM
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Posted By Beserker
It has different springs for the exhaust...

It has different springs for the exhaust valve...with the red one it rips and prolly for pros ownly.

The middle one (green I think) is awesome for me....fully out of control.

The softest one,...
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