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Forum: Road warriors 07-28-2003, 01:10 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 549
Posted By Bobxr
Question Painting the engine block?

Hello all
I am after a bit of advice. I have a nice project coming up in a few weeks, restoring a Honda 350 four.
While the engine is stripped I plan to spray the engine silver just like Mr...
Forum: Ride reports 07-28-2003, 12:52 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,359
Posted By Bobxr
Eek Your mate Wilfried

Hey Bafana
Nice pictures. I have a good memory for faces and Wilfried looks awfully like a tyre salesman on a BMW I met in Iran 13 years ago. He charged way over the top for a 21" continental as...
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2003, 08:12 AM
Replies: 3,015
Views: 838,328
Posted By Bobxr
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2003, 07:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 968
Posted By Bobxr
Talking Dr 800 with a trailer

Just found an interesting bit of film. A Suzuki Dr 800 fitted with a trailer doing a bit of off road.

Not my sort of thing but nice to see in action
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Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2003, 07:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 839
Posted By Bobxr
Here you go Cat

I remember reading about it on Horizons......
http://www.horizonsunlimited.com/ubb/Forum15/HTML/000061.html

Glad you made it with only slight damage
Bob
Forum: Ride reports 05-15-2003, 11:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,768
Posted By Bobxr
Thumb Thanks Twin, even without being able to read it...

Thanks Twin, even without being able to read it you can see it was an amazing trip. Here's a photo of the highway 40 that minnow might have of been on....
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Forum: Ride reports 05-15-2003, 12:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,526
Posted By Bobxr
Andrew

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Forum: Ride reports 05-14-2003, 11:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,526
Posted By Bobxr
Frank

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Forum: Ride reports 05-14-2003, 04:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,526
Posted By Bobxr
Forum: Ride reports 05-14-2003, 04:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,526
Posted By Bobxr
Forum: Ride reports 05-14-2003, 03:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,526
Posted By Bobxr
Forum: Ride reports 05-14-2003, 12:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,768
Posted By Bobxr
Hey small fish, nice ride. Thats what we are on...

Hey small fish, nice ride. Thats what we are on the planet for.

Do you have any more info on this jap bloke. Would love to see some more pictures of his bike. I dont hold out much hope of a web...
Forum: Thumpers 05-13-2003, 08:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,411
Posted By Bobxr
If you can't buy it, build it. Well done, looks...

If you can't buy it, build it.
Well done, looks very good.:):
Forum: Ride reports 05-13-2003, 08:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,526
Posted By Bobxr
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Forum: Ride reports 05-13-2003, 08:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,526
Posted By Bobxr
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Forum: Ride reports 05-13-2003, 08:01 AM
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Views: 1,526
Posted By Bobxr
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Forum: Ride reports 05-13-2003, 07:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,526
Posted By Bobxr
Forum: Regional forums 05-12-2003, 05:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 598
Posted By Bobxr
And if you find a bike..... you can try this. I...

And if you find a bike..... you can try this. I believe he has one place left. Looks like fun, 500km in the dirt.

http://www.horizonsunlimited.com/ubb/Forum39/HTML/000010.html
Forum: Regional forums 05-09-2003, 08:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 598
Posted By Bobxr
Talking The Night of Assen

Wow, are you in luck.

The Dutch tt, i.e. GP is at the end of June. The night before the race the whole town of Assen, just to the south of Groningen, is taken over with bikes, bands and drinking....
Forum: Ride reports 03-27-2003, 11:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,100
Posted By Bobxr
Laugh belizebiker

Looks like good fun to me, :1drink
Take plenty of photos and good luck
Forum: Ride reports 03-25-2003, 04:55 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,868
Posted By Bobxr
Question Re: "Ride The World" - Where Have Your Rides Taken You?

Africa 5 times, Asia 3, and I live in Europe.

Spent about 3 years in total riding around the 'real world' the third world, and would also like to know where the North Americans are. Never seen...
Forum: Equipment 03-25-2003, 03:59 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,942
Posted By Bobxr
just thrown a petrol stove away and going over to a zip stove

Danny
Petrol stoves are noisy but once up and running arn't too smokey. They burn so hot that most soot build up on the pans is burnt off. You might have to try them first to decide if they...
Forum: Equipment 03-25-2003, 03:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 994
Posted By Bobxr
Thumb go for it

Good idea Ricardo.
I love the net. Got a problem, search the net. I would love to see all or at least most of the info in one place.
My favourite penny tech dragged of the net so far was a...
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2003, 01:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,258
Posted By Bobxr
Talking Not my fault

Ant Ware
That had me pissing my pants with laughter.

" It was the workmans fault. We will have something to say to them" P.C. R. Sole.

:rofl :rofl :rofl :rofl :rofl :rofl :rofl :rofl :rofl...
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2003, 12:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,287
Posted By Bobxr
Thumb Thanks Stephen

Wow, LED's explained and understood by this electrical idiot. Now if your willing to come to europe to rewire an xt500 :rofl

Sensor wires, zipcord is an unknown to me but I have an idea which you...
Forum: Equipment 03-19-2003, 12:46 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,942
Posted By Bobxr
Thumb optimus

Chopperman
These things run great on gas, leaded/unleaded
http://www.greatoutdoorsdepot.com/optimus-hunter-stove.html
and I 'presume' they use the same burner as the one you show. I have used one...
Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2003, 04:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,258
Posted By Bobxr
And the double dutch version

Just arn't safe anywhere these days
:(:
Transalps used for the road and forest tracks

http://www.transalpclub.nl/images/police/pollim01.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2003, 03:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,287
Posted By Bobxr
Talking LED's

Stephen, job well done:):
Can you just connect those LED's directly to the electrics? I here all kinds of talk about resistors and I thats where I give up.
And running the wire's from the wheel...
Forum: Equipment 03-18-2003, 02:56 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,942
Posted By Bobxr
Life with a sidecar

Hey RedMenace
I travelled with a bloke with a sidecar once. Amazing what he could take with him. Just had one of the old british AA Bsa thingy's and he lived like a King while we ruffed it. As...
Forum: Ride reports 03-18-2003, 02:33 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,393
Posted By Bobxr
Thumb Nice one

Good report Mark, Mr adventure.
Nice to see you took the truth pills before writing it up. Horses for courses and I bet you enjoy waiting for the dirt bikes on the tarmac, not.
Hope you didnt shag...
Forum: Ride reports 03-14-2003, 01:09 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,462
Posted By Bobxr
:nod Enjoy Chopperman Its not what other...

:nod
Enjoy Chopperman
Its not what other people write about the bike, but how much you love it. And you WANTED this. And the way you write your gonna make a lot of others want one. Happy for...
Forum: Ride reports 03-13-2003, 01:42 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 18,321
Posted By Bobxr
Re: Re: Against ALL logic

:thumbup :beer :2beer

Keep posting Mr Kaas
When you get up to the US I am sure there are a few people would like to buy you a drink.
When is the next report hitting the news stands:ear ...
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2003, 05:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,845
Posted By Bobxr
Re: Re: Re: Re: xr650r

Thanks, I was looking for pictures of that dream bike of mine. May not be as good as the adventure but my first bike was a Honda and I just kind of like them still. And if its not fast enough,:rofl...
Forum: Equipment 03-12-2003, 04:56 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,942
Posted By Bobxr
Wisdom

Well when I first posted I didn't expect much in the way of response. I see all the posts about MASSIVE bags and know from experience they fill up easy. Hell, when I go away in Europe I take...
Forum: Ride reports 03-12-2003, 02:31 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,370
Posted By Bobxr
Mass murder

Weapon of mass destruction

http://crash.smugmug.com/photos/62421/62421-Medium.jpg

Good pictures Mr Crash, makes me wish I wasn't colour(color) blind

:(:
Forum: Beasts 03-12-2003, 02:02 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,055
Posted By Bobxr
Re: Back to the original question . .

Just a fine old bike. I had a 87 model for 5 years and did a lot of miles on it. Once the side fairings broke, off road crashing, it was like uncorking its potential. I didn't have to worry about...
Forum: Equipment 03-10-2003, 12:43 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,942
Posted By Bobxr
Thanks Gents

.Chopperman, couldn't find any info on 'The complete Motorcycle Nomad' but it sounds like a good book. As you say good books don't age. Up till now I have used cyclists travel books to base travel...
Forum: Beasts 03-10-2003, 11:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,081
Posted By Bobxr
Talking Yorkshire Dales, Gods own country

:): Thought I liked it. I'm from the north east, england originally. Went for a long ride about 13 years ago and never made it back, miss the roads and dirt like hell. Now based in Holland.
Well...
Forum: Regional forums 03-10-2003, 03:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 468
Posted By Bobxr
Did a bit a long time ago so my info is outdated....

Did a bit a long time ago so my info is outdated.
Try these sites
http://perso.wanadoo.fr/b.d/uk/cadreuk.htm

http://www.icc.es/homeang.html

http://www.guiatoyota4x4.com/
...
Forum: Beasts 03-10-2003, 02:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 837
Posted By Bobxr
:rofl :rofl :rofl :rofl :rofl Yup, big mother...

:rofl :rofl :rofl :rofl :rofl
Yup, big mother of an engine not covered with tupaware. :1drink
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