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Forum: Thumpers 09-29-2014, 07:32 AM
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Posted By c-m
I'd only be interested in the HB pannier rack not...

I'd only be interested in the HB pannier rack not the rear rack. I have the OEM won with pillion grab rails that works ok for me.

I have no idea with this is compatible with the HB pannier frames...
Forum: Equipment 09-29-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,027
Posted By c-m
With a rolling shutter I've found that mounting...

With a rolling shutter I've found that mounting on the crash bars results in footage that it completely unuseable. Even Adobe Prmeier rolling shutter feature and stabilisation can't do anything for...
Forum: Equipment 09-23-2014, 01:21 AM
Replies: 395
Views: 45,659
Posted By c-m
Of course if you are quoting 24-75mm equivalent...

Of course if you are quoting 24-75mm equivalent you also also have to quote the aperture in equivalents too. So it's f/3.4-5.6 which is pretty much like a standard kit lens.

4/3 cameras are great...
Forum: Equipment 09-23-2014, 12:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,027
Posted By c-m
You are right. Slowing the shutter down seems to...

You are right. Slowing the shutter down seems to help.
Forum: Equipment 09-22-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 395
Views: 45,659
Posted By c-m
Wonderful shots

Wonderful shots
Forum: Thumpers 09-22-2014, 02:49 PM
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Posted By c-m
I did like my Dakar, but the xCountry is both a...

I did like my Dakar, but the xCountry is both a better road bike, and better off road too.

I'd only get the GS if I couldn't cope with the small tank of the x bike or if I needed to carry heavy...
Forum: Thumpers 09-22-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 9,104
Views: 1,354,050
Posted By c-m
That doesn't sound normal. Mine isn't like that. ...

That doesn't sound normal. Mine isn't like that.

In fact I'd say it's verging on stiff.

I'm less than 80kg though.
Forum: Equipment 09-22-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 395
Views: 45,659
Posted By c-m
There's what 5 native FE lenses out at the...

There's what 5 native FE lenses out at the moment? Development has been slow, but looks like things are speeding up a little now.

By March we'll also have the 16-35mm f/4 Zeiss, a 28mm f/2 Sony,...
Forum: Thumpers 09-22-2014, 04:46 AM
Replies: 9,104
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Posted By c-m
Luggage

I've had the bike 4 months now and still haven't sorted out any luggage.

Are the Dirtbagz rails the only affordable off the shelf system for keeping soft luggage such as wolfman, kreiga, etc.....
Forum: Equipment 09-21-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,027
Posted By c-m
How? All that's going to do is reduce the shutter...

How? All that's going to do is reduce the shutter speed and/or make the whole image darker.

I have a 10 stop ND filter on my DSLR.
Forum: Equipment 09-20-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 395
Views: 45,659
Posted By c-m
I haven't managed to get through all 10 pages...

I haven't managed to get through all 10 pages yet, but I've recently bought a Sony a7 to replace my DSLR. It's a great little 'full frame' camera. The native lens choice is still limited at the...
Forum: Thumpers 09-18-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 15,480
Views: 1,805,250
Posted By c-m
This is a known issue on the G650x bikes too...

This is a known issue on the G650x bikes too albeit a rare one.
Forum: Thumpers 09-18-2014, 04:26 AM
Replies: 15,480
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Posted By c-m
When was this? There is no record of it online as...

When was this? There is no record of it online as far as I could tell.

Mitas do manufacturer some Continental Tyres under licence.

Back in 2004 they bought the argiculture unit of Continental.
Forum: Equipment 09-18-2014, 04:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,027
Posted By c-m
Where do you guys mount your action cams?

The girlfriend got me an action camera recently, it has a CMOS sensor so uses a rolling shutter.

I don't like the idea of mounting it on my helmet, so have mounted up front by the headlight, but...
Forum: Thumpers 09-15-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 7,027
Views: 1,080,861
Posted By c-m
I doubt they would print one. The workshop DVD...

I doubt they would print one. The workshop DVD doesn't allow you to easily view and print it in large sections. You only view specific areas one at a time.
Forum: Thumpers 09-15-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 15,480
Views: 1,805,250
Posted By c-m
How much is that costing you to ship the bike to...

How much is that costing you to ship the bike to Italy?

I'm thinking about something similar for the Hellas rally in Spring.
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 7,027
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Posted By c-m
Very few have broken. Remember they are designed...

Very few have broken. Remember they are designed to be able to carry a pillion.

The sticker on the bike also states that you can carry 5kg on the rack and that is well back from the subframe...
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2014, 06:18 AM
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Posted By c-m
What's the easiest way to move the front...

What's the easiest way to move the front indicators backwards a few inches?

I have a Puig screen and whilst it fits and works well in deflecting the air off me, the indicators prevent it from...
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2014, 12:14 AM
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Views: 1,080,861
Posted By c-m
423 or $685 The problem is you can't ever...

423 or $685

The problem is you can't ever carry a pillion as it doesn't have foot rests or even mounts for foot rests. Not sure what they were thinking TBH
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2014, 02:23 PM
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Posted By c-m
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-39Mc6JbA1P8/U-z...

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-39Mc6JbA1P8/U-zrkqoIodI/AAAAAAAADKc/yNzkPwVFBg8/s1000/DSC00098.jpg

Had a nice day out a few weeks ago
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2014, 02:19 PM
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Views: 1,080,861
Posted By c-m
Except I emailed Erik and his work ship months...

Except I emailed Erik and his work ship months and months ago about either their version of the sub frame or strengthening the aluminium one and no-one replied at all. I appreciate they are busy but...
Forum: Beasts 09-09-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,800
Posted By c-m
About 80kg heavier. I don't even weigh 80kg...

About 80kg heavier.

I don't even weigh 80kg :D
Forum: Beasts 09-09-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,800
Posted By c-m
No. It's far far far far heavier. It's...

No. It's far far far far heavier.

It's nearly double the capacity, it's fuel injected. In fact it's nothing at all like the KLR650 or any 650 single.
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 9,104
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Posted By c-m
Anyone got an action cam on their bike? Where...

Anyone got an action cam on their bike? Where have you mounted it?
Forum: Thumpers 08-07-2014, 12:18 AM
Replies: 9,104
Views: 1,354,050
Posted By c-m
Earlier in this thread someone recommended a...

Earlier in this thread someone recommended a super magnetic oil sump bolt. Does anyone remember who makes them?
Forum: Thumpers 07-12-2014, 03:56 AM
Replies: 9,104
Views: 1,354,050
Posted By c-m
Scorpion exhaust

I've noticed that there a fair few people have complained about the Scorpion exhaust being far too loud, but the exhaust comes with a DB Killer insert as standard, so I'm not sure what the deal is.
...
Forum: Thumpers 07-10-2014, 10:30 AM
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Posted By c-m
The G650gs has been out for many years.

The G650gs has been out for many years.
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2014, 12:57 PM
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Views: 1,080,861
Posted By c-m
This isn't true though since mine did it on the...

This isn't true though since mine did it on the F650 (EBC pades) and now on the G650x (Bendix pads). The back of the back is covered in copper grease. The brakes only squeal when applied gently. I...
Forum: Thumpers 07-05-2014, 02:36 AM
Replies: 9,104
Views: 1,354,050
Posted By c-m
Interesting. Got any more information your...

Interesting.

Got any more information your home heat shield? How is it attached?
Forum: Thumpers 07-03-2014, 03:19 AM
Replies: 9,104
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Posted By c-m
That's fine. Levers are designed to break at a...

That's fine. Levers are designed to break at a certain point to leave you with a stub. Even if the worst happens, my thinking is that a new leaver is much much cheaper than new guards (because you've...
Forum: Thumpers 06-30-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 9,104
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Posted By c-m
Here's few more of my xCountry ...

Here's few more of my xCountry

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-Ud1Pr1baxS0/U7HDT4lX9CI/AAAAAAAAC_I/WL32_BadqoM/s800/DSC_2793.jpg
...
Forum: Thumpers 06-30-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 9,104
Views: 1,354,050
Posted By c-m
Been debating whether to get these or the...

Been debating whether to get these or the Touratech ones.

I prefer the idea and look of the Touratech ones and they can be fitted with the current bar end wegihts, but I don't like the white TT...
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 9,104
Views: 1,354,050
Posted By c-m
Can't really see how you've done it from those...

Can't really see how you've done it from those pictures, but an idea or two.
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 9,104
Views: 1,354,050
Posted By c-m
Dirtbagz pannier frames

Does anyone have any detailed pictures of the exhaust side of the Dirtbagz pannier mounts? Particularly how they attach to the bike?

All I've seen so far is the right-hand side, but I'm curious...
Forum: Thumpers 06-27-2014, 12:30 AM
Replies: 9,104
Views: 1,354,050
Posted By c-m
Clean air canister on us bikes

Hy guys, this is for those of you in the states.

What's the diameter of the canister clips that are fitted on US bikes? i.e what's the maximum bottle size it can comfortable hold?

What are part...
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2014, 05:45 AM
Replies: 9,104
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Posted By c-m
A few people with xCountrys use the stock...

A few people with xCountrys use the stock xChallenge bash plate, which is cheap new and even cheaper used.

Has anyone welded or covered up the gap that exposes the oil return line?

Once tht's...
Forum: Equipment 06-22-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 523
Posted By c-m
Tanks bags (enduro)

Does anyone know of an enduro style tank bag that also has straps to be carried like a regular backpack?

Struggling to find one at the moment, so using an old Hein Gericke one, but its shape is...
Forum: Thumpers 06-20-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 9,104
Views: 1,354,050
Posted By c-m
Leafman60 - have you got a picture of your mount...

Leafman60 - have you got a picture of your mount for the Acerbis tank?
Forum: Thumpers 06-20-2014, 04:34 AM
Replies: 9,104
Views: 1,354,050
Posted By c-m
I've got the workshop CDrom but there isn't a...

I've got the workshop CDrom but there isn't a wiring diagram on there. If the headlight already a headlight realy then that saves me a problem. Just the headlight switch I need to add than. I'll go a...
Forum: Thumpers 06-19-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 9,104
Views: 1,354,050
Posted By c-m
Thought as much. I'm going to be adding an on/off...

Thought as much. I'm going to be adding an on/off switch for lights ahead of the hi/lo switch. Whilest I'm at it, I might as well add a relay.

People complain that the xCountry headlight isn't...
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