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Forum: Thumpers 10-29-2014, 03:41 AM
Replies: 8,127
Views: 2,211,204
Posted By Leo.G
Expat, if you have any more questions, just tell...

Expat, if you have any more questions, just tell me here or pm me...
Also tell me if you are comming to Argentina and you happen to pass by the province of Córdoba... I live about 2/3 of the year in...
Forum: Thumpers 10-28-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 8,127
Views: 2,211,204
Posted By Leo.G
I don't really know about the jetting, I've gone...

I don't really know about the jetting, I've gone to places about 1000m above the sea level without an problems.. I can't travel as I would like with the bike because of beeing a student.. and having,...
Forum: Thumpers 10-28-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 8,127
Views: 2,211,204
Posted By Leo.G
Tornado owner here... Tell me if you need...

Tornado owner here...

Tell me if you need any help, or want to know something about the bike!
Forum: Ride reports 10-04-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 37,249
Posted By Leo.G
[QUOTE=DavisWelding;25213550]The long awaited...

[QUOTE=DavisWelding;25213550]The long awaited season 2 has started!!!:clap


<a href="<iframe width=" 853"="" height="480" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/cp8uAOKRgwQ" frameborder="0"...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 09-16-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,417
Posted By Leo.G
Well.. it's not the best engine for an adv...

Well.. it's not the best engine for an adv bike...
If I were you, I would have looked for different sprocket settings, not so short as that.. But if you think you'll need something like that...
...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 09-14-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,391
Posted By Leo.G
Well.. some other options.... (With those...

Well.. some other options....

(With those universal lamps...)


With the square lamp I can use the same cowl, maybe buying a cheap scrapped mask from another Tornado and cut it to fit the...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 09-12-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,391
Posted By Leo.G
Just for making things easier in the making of...

Just for making things easier in the making of the mounts for the lamp...

What do you think about something like this...
...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 09-11-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,391
Posted By Leo.G
Thanks! That was what I was talking about! ...

Thanks! That was what I was talking about!

I'll see if I can find one of those headlights, if not.. We'll see if I can find a street bike's headlight.

Beeing a student, not having time neither...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 09-03-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,391
Posted By Leo.G
Thanks dave! Sorry for my delay answering ...

Thanks dave!
Sorry for my delay answering
It's more or less the same, but with a different engine, yours is the classic RFVC, isn't it? Mine is more similar to the XL 250 Degree or the NX 250 (But...
Forum: 2 smokers 08-31-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,626
Posted By Leo.G
SWEEEETTT!:clap

SWEEEETTT!:clap
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-24-2014, 04:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,391
Posted By Leo.G
Thanks for the inputs! I'm in a little...

Thanks for the inputs!

I'm in a little problem here just because of the money...




But just in case, how much would a pair of those headlights be? Are they street legal?

The idea now...
Forum: Thumpers 08-11-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 14,504
Posted By Leo.G
Here in Argentina, the XRE 300 are having really...

Here in Argentina, the XRE 300 are having really bad reputation between the users.. I've just seen them in the showrooms and one or two round there, but in the cities, no one of them travelling in...
Forum: Ride reports 08-05-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 37,249
Posted By Leo.G
Sure! will be waiting for that moment! When...

Sure! will be waiting for that moment!

When you're round here, PM me and we'll see what we can do!
Forum: Beasts 08-04-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 13,994
Views: 4,952,875
Posted By Leo.G
Ladder, don't worry about that, I just posted...

Ladder, don't worry about that, I just posted that to give Nikolic an idea for his bike.

Mine is a Honda XR 250 Tornado (I'm some kind of lurker here.. jeje!), I'm too far away from an Africa...
Forum: Beasts 08-03-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 13,994
Views: 4,952,875
Posted By Leo.G
And that's a nice bike... Here you have,...

And that's a nice bike...

Here you have, this may be useful for you..

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=899555
Forum: Ride reports 08-03-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 37,249
Posted By Leo.G
Well, I'm in a totally different part of the...

Well, I'm in a totally different part of the world...

But if you get to pass near me when you come to Argentina, let me know, I can't let you go without having some mate... jaja!
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-23-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,391
Posted By Leo.G
Upgrading an on/off bike's headlight...

Hi mates!

I write to you today so as to have some more opinions about what I'm willing to do in a short time...

The bike headlight looks like this from stock.. (That's an actual picture of my...
Forum: Beasts 07-13-2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 13,994
Views: 4,952,875
Posted By Leo.G
Teddy, here you have your pics posted... ...

Teddy, here you have your pics posted...

http://i1249.photobucket.com/albums/hh513/teddy750XRV/DSCN0730.jpg (http://s1249.photobucket.com/user/teddy750XRV/media/DSCN0730.jpg.html)
...
Forum: Thumpers 07-10-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 9,382
Posted By Leo.G
Yes, what I'm trying to do is to improve my...

Yes, what I'm trying to do is to improve my headlight just in case I have to travel at night or getting caught in the night...

I've done some road trips in which I got caught in the night, or in...
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 9,382
Posted By Leo.G
In the end mistakes are what make you learn.. or...

In the end mistakes are what make you learn.. or not?

I've been paying attention closely to the headlight tower and such..
You'll have news from me as soon as I can buy a retrofit projector.....
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 14,504
Posted By Leo.G
I don't really like the topcases, but I have...

I don't really like the topcases, but I have never had one on any of my bikes (I haven't had a lot of bikes anyway)

In february I took a trip with a friend in a CBX 250, and another in a F800GS...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-02-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,296
Posted By Leo.G
I'll do so... In about 3 weeks time (holidays)...

I'll do so...
In about 3 weeks time (holidays) I'll show you some pics of the process
Thanks!

The university does have a mainteinance department, the problem is that I do not have much time.....
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-02-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,296
Posted By Leo.G
Exactly! By the way... Nice Yamaha! You...

Exactly!
By the way... Nice Yamaha!

You told it.. Nothing will save the engine from a 10 foot drop..
I just want to protect it from rocks, branches and other things from the road (on and off...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-01-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,296
Posted By Leo.G
Here it is against the law but if I see one...

Here it is against the law but if I see one dropped..... :evil

I'll pay attention to that...
But meanwhile I'm open to some more comments about the original plan..

:ear
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-01-2014, 06:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,296
Posted By Leo.G
I guess.. hehe! That's the idea.. I have...

I guess.. hehe!

That's the idea..
I have an old photocopier's skeleton lying around and I have to take some measures to see if it would fit my needs...
If not, I can always buy some, and it...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-01-2014, 04:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,296
Posted By Leo.G
Making a bashplate out of some recicled steel sheets?

Hi!

I write this thread to you because I'm a little doubtful about what I want to do...

I have 2010 Honda Tornado that I'm trying to fit to all my needs, and sometimes I fell that I'm in need...
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2014, 05:03 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 14,504
Posted By Leo.G
Mine has got through some trials... ...

Mine has got through some trials...

http://i287.photobucket.com/albums/ll145/LeOSSJ2/SAM_2339.jpg (http://s287.photobucket.com/user/LeOSSJ2/media/SAM_2339.jpg.html)

Now i'm thinking of putting...
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2014, 03:32 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 14,504
Posted By Leo.G
No problem.. I don't like the top cases and...

No problem..

I don't like the top cases and they are also expensive in my case at least..
If you want any measures or something, just tell me...

The mounting points (grips for the passenger)...
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 8,127
Views: 2,211,204
Posted By Leo.G
My Tornado's street cousin

My Tornado's street cousin
Forum: Ride reports 03-31-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 4,738
Views: 1,182,955
Posted By Leo.G
Hey! I went home last weekend and came back...

Hey!

I went home last weekend and came back by bike with the idea of inviting you to Rio Cuarto the national vacation day (this wednesday), to have some mate and chat a little bit...
But it...
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 14,504
Posted By Leo.G
Here you have Jimmy, and also for evheryone who...

Here you have Jimmy, and also for evheryone who wants to copy it.. I stole the idea from the NX 250's rack...

I don't have the exact measures right now but just tell me and I'll do it for you...
...
Forum: Ride reports 03-26-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 4,738
Views: 1,182,955
Posted By Leo.G
The region of the Calamuchita's valley (Valle de...

The region of the Calamuchita's valley (Valle de Calamuchita) has really beautiful places to visit.. If you need anything there, Santa Rosa de Calamuchita is the nearest city where a good mechanic...
Forum: Ride reports 03-25-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 4,738
Views: 1,182,955
Posted By Leo.G
Well mate, I'm in Rio Cuarto Right now, a little...

Well mate, I'm in Rio Cuarto Right now, a little busy...

I'll have some more time by Thursday, just in case, I live in the neighborhood that is next to the University...

By friday afternoon...
Forum: Ride reports 03-25-2014, 03:27 AM
Replies: 4,738
Views: 1,182,955
Posted By Leo.G
Well, I've been told that El Volcan was a really...

Well, I've been told that El Volcan was a really nice place..
Have never been to there, but there's always a first time, isn't it?

But honestly, $100 (argentinian pesos) is a little too much for...
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 14,504
Posted By Leo.G
I've posted pics of my rear rack... haven't I? ...

I've posted pics of my rear rack... haven't I?

If not tell me and I'll do if you need a litte inspiration.. By the weekend I can take some measurements to it, right now I'm away from the bike..
Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 14,504
Posted By Leo.G
Hey! It's a really nice gesture of yours to...

Hey!
It's a really nice gesture of yours to calculate all that for me..

The real problem is that I'm a university student, I'm not working at the moment, so money isn't something I have for...
Forum: Thumpers 03-08-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 14,504
Posted By Leo.G
Those are really nice.. but how much would that...

Those are really nice.. but how much would that cost me put in here?
I'll do a little research tonight...

Thanks for the ideas!
Forum: Ride reports 03-08-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 4,738
Views: 1,182,955
Posted By Leo.G
We'll see what's up with the studies, lets hope...

We'll see what's up with the studies, lets hope there's not so much pressure on me from the university...

But let's wait a little bit..
Hope you have a great time in Chile!
Forum: Thumpers 03-07-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 14,504
Posted By Leo.G
Yes, more or less, but it's a little expensive...

Yes, more or less, but it's a little expensive for me so what I'm looking forward to do after improving the headlight is finding a moped or similar tank and putting it in the rear of the bike for...
Forum: Thumpers 03-07-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 14,504
Posted By Leo.G
Sorry of the late answer, here you have a...

Sorry of the late answer, here you have a comparison between (I'm sorry, it is 22L instead 24L) a bike with the tank, a stock bike and the one that raced the Dakar.....
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