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Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2015, 11:46 PM
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Posted By klous-1
Sent you a PM Mr.P

Sent you a PM Mr.P
Forum: Ride reports 03-17-2015, 12:40 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 70,000
Posted By klous-1
New photos up

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-4JDodDDN_VQ/VQXpgf-RpvI/AAAAAAAAEkk/hissgQaospU/w800/IMG_1545%20copy.JPG (http://www.talesfromthesaddle.com/)

New photos up from southern Argentina and Chile...
Forum: Thumpers 02-17-2015, 12:49 AM
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Posted By klous-1
Dirt Shock

Dirt Shock on ebay:

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/1991-Suzuki-DR350-DR-350-rear-shock-/400865209378?&_trksid=p2056016.l4276
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2015, 05:07 AM
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Views: 4,089,663
Posted By klous-1
DR250 SHC had USDs, but only in Europe. However,...

DR250 SHC had USDs, but only in Europe. However, I'm not sure if they're any good or if they would make a good donor in this case.
Forum: Thumpers 02-05-2015, 02:41 PM
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Views: 4,089,663
Posted By klous-1
I just had to replace mine after having to beat...

I just had to replace mine after having to beat it out with a chisel/punch. This and the oil screen were extremely tight.

I've read running the engine and removing them warm can help.
Forum: Thumpers 02-01-2015, 01:21 AM
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Posted By klous-1
Was it a 350? I've seen some in the UK, Jap...

Was it a 350? I've seen some in the UK, Jap imports, but I've only seen 250cc, based on the DRZ250 chassis/engine. Those headlights are nice and I think it has a 17litre tank, too.
Forum: Ride reports 01-31-2015, 01:19 AM
Replies: 257
Views: 70,000
Posted By klous-1
Mennonites - Pt 3 of 3

That night the rain is bad but not horrific, a warning of things to come as the rainy season gathers pace.* I backtrack to Peter-Peter's house next morning and with great relief I see him come out of...
Forum: Ride reports 01-31-2015, 01:18 AM
Replies: 257
Views: 70,000
Posted By klous-1
Mennonites - Pt 2 of 3

http://lh3.ggpht.com/-S4iIQIKCdiE/U_uoFqqx7JI/AAAAAAAADl4/XurVhzw7bGQ/w400-o/IMG_6750.JPG (http://lh3.ggpht.com/-S4iIQIKCdiE/U_uoFqqx7JI/AAAAAAAADl4/XurVhzw7bGQ/s0/IMG_6750.JPG)
Seeing the lawyer...
Forum: Ride reports 01-31-2015, 01:17 AM
Replies: 257
Views: 70,000
Posted By klous-1
Mennonites - Pt 1 of 3

http://www.talesfromthesaddle.com/newmap/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/MennoniteHeader3.jpg (http://www.talesfromthesaddle.com/newmap/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/MennoniteHeader3.jpg)
Mennonite girls...
Forum: Thumpers 01-25-2015, 11:13 AM
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Posted By klous-1
I think actual size is 15.8mm ID, 2.4mm thk. ...

I think actual size is 15.8mm ID, 2.4mm thk. There is space to fit slightly larger ID though.

5/8" is approx. 15.875mm ID, 2.38 thk so should be okay.

You can usually buy boxes of assorted...
Forum: Thumpers 01-19-2015, 10:34 AM
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Posted By klous-1
Did anything come of this Jeff? I've just picked...

Did anything come of this Jeff? I've just picked up a coveted 40F0 Ti exhaust. Initial thoughts are it is light, but might be a tad big.

According to the kitchen scales:
Stock is 3.6-3.7 kg ...
Forum: Thumpers 01-12-2015, 07:00 AM
Replies: 32,550
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Posted By klous-1
You can get crap in behind the seals of the...

You can get crap in behind the seals of the calliper pistons i.e. in the groove the seal sits in. This is enough to clamp the piston.

If you take the calliper off and pump the lever 6-10 times...
Forum: Ride reports 09-13-2014, 03:54 AM
Replies: 257
Views: 70,000
Posted By klous-1
Budget

Update on the budget:

Obviously I knew Arg/Chile was going to cost more, largely because of long distances covered (I have one bank statement ranging from an ATM in Ushuaia all the way to Asuncion...
Forum: Ride reports 09-02-2014, 12:21 AM
Replies: 257
Views: 70,000
Posted By klous-1
Thanks Joey! I'm actually playing around...

Thanks Joey!

I'm actually playing around with a Nikon D90 at the moment (I'm actually back home now, and catching up on writing and trying to make my bank balance go up a bit).

So, I guess...
Forum: Ride reports 09-01-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 257
Views: 70,000
Posted By klous-1
New Post

NEW BLOG POST - Mennonites, Bolivia Part 6

Quick Summary:
Having completed the Jesuit Mission circuit I was back in Santa Cruz, hanging out with the “Quirkies”, looking for Mennonites and feeling...
Forum: Ride reports 06-07-2014, 02:38 AM
Replies: 257
Views: 70,000
Posted By klous-1
Cheers guys, that's real nice to hear! :D ...

Cheers guys, that's real nice to hear! :D

Actually, I would like to step up my game in photography. Sometimes I get lucky even with my compact camera, but for now I'm still not sure about...
Forum: Ride reports 05-25-2014, 03:20 AM
Replies: 257
Views: 70,000
Posted By klous-1
The Mission - Bolivia, Part 5, P.III

I’m just beginning to think those Peruvian commandos were perhaps right after all until finally I exit the green spidery tunnel and come out into a very flat plain with mountains rising up to the...
Forum: Ride reports 05-25-2014, 03:10 AM
Replies: 257
Views: 70,000
Posted By klous-1
The Mission - Bolivia, Part 5, P.II

http://lh4.ggpht.com/-SQd_C9kyTF8/UgUZrZ5pBQI/AAAAAAAAADI/6GkZITMfa94/w400-o/2012-11-10_16_11_952.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 05-25-2014, 03:07 AM
Replies: 257
Views: 70,000
Posted By klous-1
The Mission - Bolivia, Part 5, P.I

http://www.talesfromthesaddle.com/newmap/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/Bolivia5-400x156.jpg (http://www.talesfromthesaddle.com/newmap/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/Bolivia5.jpg)

After Amboro, I head...
Forum: Ride reports 05-23-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 70,000
Posted By klous-1
The Mission - Bolivia, Part 5, I

http://www.talesfromthesaddle.com/newmap/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/Bolivia5-400x156.jpg (http://www.talesfromthesaddle.com/newmap/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/Bolivia5.jpg)

NEW BLOG POST - The...
Forum: Ride reports 01-06-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 257
Views: 70,000
Posted By klous-1
Come on! really!? :D I sure haven't! That must...

Come on! really!? :D I sure haven't! That must have been some killer bucket you got! Better get cracking on the next chapter....:huh
Forum: Ride reports 01-03-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 70,000
Posted By klous-1
Bolivia Part 4 - III

http://lh6.ggpht.com/-6gbHFAg7KxA/Ur2_4WOfQII/AAAAAAAADaY/WptzUmt5a0I/IMG_6405_thumb%25255B1%25255D.jpg?imgmax=800...
Forum: Ride reports 01-03-2014, 01:10 PM
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Views: 70,000
Posted By klous-1
Bolivia Part 4 - II

http://lh5.ggpht.com/-Z9GOqJ07VP8/Ur2-j3Fw7aI/AAAAAAAADVI/NuRd4aoCY7o/IMG_6155_thumb.jpg?imgmax=800...
Forum: Ride reports 01-03-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 70,000
Posted By klous-1
Bolivia Part 4 - I

http://lh5.ggpht.com/-SJs0zvHuvic/Ur2-FtzdEAI/AAAAAAAADTE/wCv5UMGU5CY/IMG_6051_thumb%25255B1%25255D.jpg?imgmax=800...
Forum: Ride reports 08-06-2013, 11:12 AM
Replies: 257
Views: 70,000
Posted By klous-1
Shucks....thanks guys,:clap it's really nice to...

Shucks....thanks guys,:clap it's really nice to hear, and better lat ethan never Meinmotorrad. Hopefully there will be a lot more to come and hopefully too it will be even better. Thanks for taking...
Forum: Ride reports 08-05-2013, 10:57 AM
Replies: 257
Views: 70,000
Posted By klous-1
Nice one JoeyB, thanks! :clap

Nice one JoeyB, thanks! :clap
Forum: Ride reports 07-30-2013, 12:40 PM
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Views: 1,568,268
Posted By klous-1
Not sure....doesn't sound like me....Anyway,...

Not sure....doesn't sound like me....Anyway, that's okay, we've only written once, maybe twice before, I think. Anyway, if I ever get a job, and hence a set of wheels I'll be over in a jiffy and...
Forum: Ride reports 07-30-2013, 08:37 AM
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Views: 70,000
Posted By klous-1
The Devil's Road, Bolivia Part 3 (II)

http://lh4.ggpht.com/-y8BbdqsJK0w/UfK3MzFGpLI/AAAAAAAASDE/L9tY-KjAR0M/2012-10-30_09_10_535_thumb%25255B1%25255D.jpg?imgmax=800...
Forum: Ride reports 07-30-2013, 08:37 AM
Replies: 257
Views: 70,000
Posted By klous-1
The Devil's Road, Bolivia Part 3 (I)

http://lh5.ggpht.com/-7bzDNifW7eM/UfK17gQkJpI/AAAAAAAAR7k/D9L3Ts5zANQ/IMG_5734_thumb%25255B3%25255D.jpg?imgmax=800...
Forum: Ride reports 07-16-2013, 08:29 AM
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Posted By klous-1
The Lagunas Route, Bolivia, Part 2....

http://lh3.ggpht.com/-JaGY19HfjnU/Ua6RyBroSaI/AAAAAAAARD8/lURc4QVmigg/1-IMG_5133_thumb%25255B1%25255D.jpg?imgmax=800...
Forum: Ride reports 07-16-2013, 08:27 AM
Replies: 257
Views: 70,000
Posted By klous-1
The Lagunas Route, Bolivia, Part 1....

http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-4CQSd5XaoVE/Ua_ENOFvHDI/AAAAAAAAPyY/EE6DmdUYMjg/s320/1-IMG_5348+copy.jpg (http://blog.talesfromthesaddle.com/2013/06/bolivia-part-2-lagunas-route.html#more)
Continuing from...
Forum: Thumpers 07-12-2013, 04:42 AM
Replies: 8,751
Views: 2,496,943
Posted By klous-1
Nice! The Tornado was really popular down those...

Nice! The Tornado was really popular down those parts and I sometimes wished I'd had the cash to get the extra hp myself!

I'd put my tool tube on the front as you can see, just to move a bit of...
Forum: Ride reports 07-11-2013, 04:36 AM
Replies: 3,110
Views: 1,568,268
Posted By klous-1
Hey Nathan, Oh man, you really need to pop...

Hey Nathan,

Oh man, you really need to pop south in the Americas! Very excellent! Not sure how Dot would feel about the thin air though, my bike struggled quite a bit.

Nice one with the book,...
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2013, 04:17 AM
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Posted By klous-1
I was just reading the thread for ideas for...

I was just reading the thread for ideas for future bike choice, but thought that maybe - and not wanting to spam - you guys would like to check out :


www.talesfromthesaddle.com...
Forum: Ride reports 07-08-2013, 12:52 AM
Replies: 257
Views: 70,000
Posted By klous-1
You might need a lot of popcorn....:D

You might need a lot of popcorn....:D
Forum: Ride reports 07-05-2013, 01:20 AM
Replies: 3,110
Views: 1,568,268
Posted By klous-1
Ha ha! Nathan back on the road! Great to see...

Ha ha! Nathan back on the road! Great to see and hope things are going well!

Hopefully the book is selling well too, and the bottom end of the bike holds together...shoddy rebuild!!!
...
Forum: Ride reports 07-04-2013, 02:13 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 70,000
Posted By klous-1
Bolivia Part 1 - Section 3

http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-0wCV3L15GTo/UIhud250tfI/AAAAAAAALec/5rMsfyVwVso/s400/2012-10-09_13_13_121.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 07-04-2013, 02:13 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 70,000
Posted By klous-1
Bolivia Part 1 - Section 2

I do at least manage to fill my small bottle of oil for my chain, which is rattling and creaking after the rivers and dust, but fuel is another matter.* Thanks to a road block created by striking...
Forum: Ride reports 07-04-2013, 02:12 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 70,000
Posted By klous-1
Bolivia Part 1 - Section 1!

A Kindle ebook file is here:
http://www.readability.com/articles/3wwv1jt4/download/kindle/
Or an Epub file for other readers is here:
http://www.readability.com/articles/3wwv1jt4/download/epub/...
Forum: Trip Planning 07-03-2013, 02:57 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,689
Posted By klous-1
Looks pretty good! SaraLous gives some good tips...

Looks pretty good! SaraLous gives some good tips too.

Tools:
I'd ditch a few tools, though I agree that 3 tire spoons is a must, I've had a LOT of punctures!

I'd ditch the CO2 and...
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