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Forum: Road warriors 06-11-2009, 12:48 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 28,962
Posted By neilsmiff
Don't know if this has had wide distribution but...

Don't know if this has had wide distribution but its interesting seeing how little there is between the Duro, HyperM and the KTM SM. ...
Forum: Road warriors 05-24-2009, 01:05 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 28,962
Posted By neilsmiff
Nice day, new bike, what more could you ask for

Well I got my DD today... I'm blown away by it! Mainly had in 'touring' mode to run it in - the change up light's set to 6000rpm too so I'm taking it easy.

The throttle response is fantastic, as...
Forum: Road warriors 05-22-2009, 02:25 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 28,962
Posted By neilsmiff
Talking Feet Down..

The last time I rode a bike and could get both feet down it was a sports bike... I've had an RD03, E900 Fant, KLR650, KDX200, XTZ750 and couldn't get both feet down on any of them.

Being a MTBer...
Forum: Road warriors 05-19-2009, 09:59 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 28,962
Posted By neilsmiff
Roll on the weekend...

I've just gone and bought a DD. Took all of 10 mins. 0% over 3 years and 」500 of the list price, its fresh from the crate & I had a choice of colours too - black ones are the fastest... apparently...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-31-2009, 10:24 AM
Replies: 524
Views: 189,143
Posted By neilsmiff
How about Laser.....?

Guys,

Just to add a new dimension into the mix how about Laser?
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-31-2009, 05:28 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 34,747
Posted By neilsmiff
Factory Option...

I'm a XTZ750 rider looking at the GS at the mo'. Browsing through the BM brochure (the UK one at least) it says there's a factory option to get it mapped to run on 'low octane' gas. Can't remember...
Forum: Beasts 10-20-2008, 02:39 PM
Replies: 1,084
Views: 573,005
Posted By neilsmiff
S10 - I'm impressed

Well, I've just picked up my 'new' S10. I love it. Having had an AT RD04 and a E900 Fant before I wasn't sure whether I'd be happy or not.... well I am.

Its a italian import with ~44,000 kms on...
Forum: Thumpers 02-07-2007, 06:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 584
Posted By neilsmiff
Question What to look out for...

Guys,

This has probably been answered countless times B4, but I'm about to negotiate for a 2000 KTM LC4 ADV and I was wondering whether there were specific things to be watchful for in terms of...
Forum: Thumpers 01-19-2007, 03:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,870
Posted By neilsmiff
XT660 Plastics

The price of the placcy bits looks reasonable:

http://www.xt660.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=19&d=1166547669

For those wanting more information, have a look at www.xt660.com...
Forum: Thumpers 01-19-2007, 05:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,870
Posted By neilsmiff
I'd like to know what this comparison is...

I'd like to know what this comparison is against...

The XT is ~165kg, a KTM 640ADv is 158. A DR650 is between 145 & 160. Having a ggod dump, nose pick and haircut would redress much of that...
Forum: Ride reports 01-19-2007, 05:39 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,700
Posted By neilsmiff
XT660 Opinion

EnduroAlexis.

I'm really interested in what you think of the XT. I'm currently caught between a twin and a thumper and the Yams look the biz.

There's a fair amount of aftermarket stuff...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-16-2007, 10:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,551
Posted By neilsmiff
BDG, my comment was meant to be that no Italian...

BDG, my comment was meant to be that no Italian marques produce a capable large... but thanks anyway.

Obviously having had an Elefant I love the power delivery and sound of the Duke motors, I...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-16-2007, 01:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,551
Posted By neilsmiff
More on reliability

BDG wrote - ANyway back to the subject, as a man who has owned 5 Ducati's and their reputation is far worse for reliability, maybe i've been lucky but i've covered 50 or 60,000 miles on Ducs without...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-15-2007, 11:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,551
Posted By neilsmiff
??

Mine look the same as all the others and I've not changed any settings likely to cause grief, but apologies anyway.

Neil Smiff

Bimota YB9
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-15-2007, 10:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,551
Posted By neilsmiff
Please try harder...

If you select the message body with your mouse you should be able to read either copy...

:wink:
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-15-2007, 10:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,551
Posted By neilsmiff
Ooops! Is that better???

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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-15-2007, 10:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,551
Posted By neilsmiff
Question KTM 950/990 Reliability

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