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Forum: Beasts 07-23-2014, 02:17 PM
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Posted By Old Git Ray
So, do you now earn the official "KTM recovery...

So, do you now earn the official "KTM recovery service" sticker too ???
Forum: Beasts 07-22-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 321
Views: 17,526
Posted By Old Git Ray
I've just finished a 40,000 mile trip in the...

I've just finished a 40,000 mile trip in the Americas....and guess what.... no gizmo problems.....

Had to replace a wheel bearing. Lost a couple of hours over that...
Forum: Beasts 07-21-2014, 04:32 PM
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Posted By Old Git Ray
I had this problem - twice. Turned out that...

I had this problem - twice.

Turned out that I overtightened the spokes. I did a trip like yours, overloaded and 2 up. Since I torqued then properly I had no further problems for the remaining 18k...
Forum: Beasts 07-21-2014, 04:06 PM
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Posted By Old Git Ray
Your mind is an enigma.:huh

Your mind is an enigma.:huh
Forum: Beasts 07-19-2014, 01:09 AM
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Posted By Old Git Ray
From me too. I would guess that is...

From me too.



I would guess that is mainly due to the location of the intake. Well out of the dust vortexes zone and in clean air (provided you are not following anyone of course).
Forum: Beasts 07-19-2014, 12:51 AM
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Posted By Old Git Ray
Go to the sea life center in Monterrey. It's...

Go to the sea life center in Monterrey. It's brilliant. As are the old piers in San Fran. :clap
Forum: Beasts 07-18-2014, 12:06 AM
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Posted By Old Git Ray
What bags are those ?

What bags are those ?
Forum: Beasts 07-14-2014, 09:50 PM
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Posted By Old Git Ray
Ha, you used the C word. You're going straight to...

Ha, you used the C word. You're going straight to hell for that one...:evil

Anyway, does your C thing not charge directly from a 5v USB port (with the battery still in it) ?
I charge mine from a...
Forum: Beasts 07-11-2014, 06:34 AM
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Views: 17,526
Posted By Old Git Ray
At least you read it.

At least you read it.
Forum: Beasts 07-11-2014, 06:00 AM
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Views: 17,526
Posted By Old Git Ray
Don't get me wrong, it was just the ABS/TC, as...

Don't get me wrong, it was just the ABS/TC, as the thread refers to, that I was talking about. It was the mountain, and hence loose surface, he referred to, and I know the pre-WC BMS's do not work...
Forum: Beasts 07-11-2014, 04:47 AM
Replies: 321
Views: 17,526
Posted By Old Git Ray
:thumb I decided a while ago to stop bashing...

:thumb

I decided a while ago to stop bashing my head against the wall and not to put any more comments on this thread and become a spectator but your post above needs a serious reply.

Clearly,...
Forum: Beasts 07-10-2014, 01:50 AM
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Posted By Old Git Ray
But Pluric doesn't have any sand riding...

But Pluric doesn't have any sand riding skills.......:hide
Forum: Beasts 07-09-2014, 03:17 PM
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Posted By Old Git Ray
That's what you get for trying to bump start it...

That's what you get for trying to bump start it in 1st gear. :hmmmmm
Forum: Beasts 07-09-2014, 03:09 PM
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Posted By Old Git Ray
Slippery oil and round tyres, I think.

Slippery oil and round tyres, I think.
Forum: Beasts 07-09-2014, 10:05 AM
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Posted By Old Git Ray
Hi Jim, TBH, I cannot see where anyone is...

Hi Jim, TBH, I cannot see where anyone is actually having a cheap shot at the French. It was just a funny photo that invited witty comments.

As for your Grandparents, we have a similar problem...
Forum: Beasts 07-09-2014, 09:45 AM
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Posted By Old Git Ray
FFS... nobody is bashing or disrespecting...

FFS... nobody is bashing or disrespecting anybody......

It is only banter.

The English and the French have been on at each other for centuries, we even got our famous 2 fingered 'salute' at...
Forum: Beasts 07-09-2014, 08:15 AM
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Posted By Old Git Ray
I'm not, I'm English, but I would still like to...

I'm not, I'm English, but I would still like to know what you are on about :scratch
Looks to me like a case of posing gone wrong.... :dunno
Forum: Beasts 07-09-2014, 05:34 AM
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Posted By Old Git Ray
Yeah, its colloquially called the Darien Gap....

Yeah, its colloquially called the Darien Gap. They forgot to build that bit of the Pan Am highway. Something to do with robbers and drug lords. The only way is on a boat or plane. IIRC, it was done...
Forum: Beasts 07-08-2014, 10:40 AM
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Posted By Old Git Ray
Yeah, just about. Besides, it had it's recovery...

Yeah, just about. Besides, it had it's recovery vehicle riding alongside.
Forum: Beasts 07-08-2014, 10:35 AM
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Posted By Old Git Ray
Sorry mate, I meant no offense, I was just...

Sorry mate, I meant no offense, I was just sharing my experiences. I don't actually like them either, but as I said, they do have some purpose. :beer
My riding was very steady. I was seriously...
Forum: Beasts 07-08-2014, 02:46 AM
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Posted By Old Git Ray
It has a purpose in life and that purpose is long...

It has a purpose in life and that purpose is long life, steady touring, at which it does very well. It is crap at most other things and I have now put some proper tires on my bike but when I go long...
Forum: Beasts 07-07-2014, 02:54 PM
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Posted By Old Git Ray
The Yam and the BMW had pride of place just in...

The Yam and the BMW had pride of place just in front of the lead bikes for most of the day :D:D
Forum: Beasts 07-07-2014, 02:49 PM
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Posted By Old Git Ray
Hi Dave, I am not knocking it, I use it on my...

Hi Dave, I am not knocking it, I use it on my Yam all the time. It has a lot better functionality than the TomTom but I am just saying that the processor is a lot slower and the TomTom runs on Linux...
Forum: Beasts 07-07-2014, 08:25 AM
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Posted By Old Git Ray
This bunch of nutters came past us today...... ...

This bunch of nutters came past us today...... The 'Tour de France' in the UK.

http://i310.photobucket.com/albums/kk402/OldGitRay/sized_P1010636_zps6e59c675.jpg

And many of the french French...
Forum: Beasts 07-07-2014, 02:41 AM
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Posted By Old Git Ray
Guys.... It was a joke ! The originator...

Guys.... It was a joke ! The originator incorrectly said SUMO, not ZUMO.

Sumo's are fat people who beat each other up.

And yes, the 660 is horribly slow and will let you use the wrong slip...
Forum: Beasts 07-06-2014, 04:31 AM
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Posted By Old Git Ray
I can evidence that comment.......:lol3 Only...

I can evidence that comment.......:lol3

Only joking. Good to see you out and about mate. :thumb
Forum: Beasts 07-06-2014, 04:25 AM
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Posted By Old Git Ray
Ray

Ray
Forum: Beasts 07-05-2014, 06:14 PM
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Posted By Old Git Ray
Amen.....

Amen.....
Forum: Beasts 07-05-2014, 05:43 PM
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Posted By Old Git Ray
I think you may have some culpability....... but...

I think you may have some culpability....... but I could of course be wrong. :huh
Forum: Beasts 07-05-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 26,943
Posted By Old Git Ray
You silly boy, don't you know the BMW is a...

You silly boy, don't you know the BMW is a prestige product and as such owners have the privilege of paying a premium price for the same service.
Forum: Beasts 07-05-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 24,069
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Posted By Old Git Ray
There are Yam dealers all over South America....

There are Yam dealers all over South America. Assuming you will be taking some sort of computer, WIFI is also readily available too so Google is your friend. It really is a non issue. Yamaha's are...
Forum: Beasts 07-01-2014, 11:36 PM
Replies: 8,428
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Posted By Old Git Ray
So,,,,, Are you gonna have to change your...

So,,,,,


Are you gonna have to change your username ??? :wink:
Forum: Beasts 07-01-2014, 02:21 AM
Replies: 24,069
Views: 4,367,631
Posted By Old Git Ray
Or this.... ...

Or this....

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/BMW-R1200GS-ADVENTURE12-14-Speedometer-Instruments-Clocks-SpeedoOEM-/271508368809?pt=UK_Motorcycle_Parts_13&hash=item3f3728eda9#ht_5873wt_1141

Apparently...
Forum: Beasts 07-01-2014, 02:15 AM
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Posted By Old Git Ray
Yeah, the finances of Henge Autos has been a bit...

Yeah, the finances of Henge Autos has been a bit rocky lately.
Forum: Beasts 06-30-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 321
Views: 17,526
Posted By Old Git Ray
I think you have a BMW. No wonder you are...

I think you have a BMW. No wonder you are skeptical. So was I till I upgraded to Yam.
Forum: Beasts 06-29-2014, 02:14 AM
Replies: 321
Views: 17,526
Posted By Old Git Ray
Ray

Ray
Forum: Beasts 06-28-2014, 11:21 AM
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Posted By Old Git Ray
Like this: ...

Like this:

http://i310.photobucket.com/albums/kk402/OldGitRay/sized_P1040847_zpsf8161071.jpg
Forum: Beasts 06-28-2014, 11:09 AM
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Posted By Old Git Ray
Did that for many years but my legs just won't...

Did that for many years but my legs just won't grow any longer :poser
Forum: Beasts 06-28-2014, 11:03 AM
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Posted By Old Git Ray
What is he trying to say...... :scratch

What is he trying to say...... :scratch
Forum: Beasts 06-28-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 321
Views: 17,526
Posted By Old Git Ray
Yes it did. The TC failed, he presumably ignored...

Yes it did. The TC failed, he presumably ignored the warning light and the shape of his car changed.

The S10 has been out 4 years now and I am yet to hear of a failure of the TCS/ABS. If I nail my...
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