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Forum: Vendors Today, 08:19 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 35,271
Posted By deksawyer
403 error on your website here in the UK as well.

403 error on your website here in the UK as well.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-17-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 18,677
Views: 7,454,128
Posted By deksawyer
Not taken a pic the last few times I've ridden...

Not taken a pic the last few times I've ridden as my phone has always been dead for some reason, but here's one from a few weeks ago....Elie harbour, Fife, Scotland.
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Forum: Vendors 07-16-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 878
Views: 92,156
Posted By deksawyer
The look on your face - priceless!! ...

The look on your face - priceless!!
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Forum: Vendors 07-02-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 878
Views: 92,156
Posted By deksawyer
Huge thanks for the updates, I check in every day...

Huge thanks for the updates, I check in every day for news!!

D.
Forum: Vendors 06-16-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 878
Views: 92,156
Posted By deksawyer
Yeah, I thought the same re. the cost and applied...

Yeah, I thought the same re. the cost and applied discount and have a set ordered.

D.
Forum: Vendors 06-07-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 878
Views: 92,156
Posted By deksawyer
Just made my deposit (and a little extra) for the...

Just made my deposit (and a little extra) for the Backcountry Panniers. Can't wait.

Cheers Pete & Andrew......Now get them made already!

D.
Forum: Vendors 05-28-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 878
Views: 92,156
Posted By deksawyer
Has anyone from the UK/Europe been quoted...

Has anyone from the UK/Europe been quoted shipping costs for the panniers..?

I'm very interested, but shipping costs could be a deal breaker.

Luggage looks excellent BTW, great work guys!

D.
Forum: Orange Crush 03-26-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 25,732
Posted By deksawyer
Rade, are these projector lights road legal? I'm...

Rade, are these projector lights road legal? I'm in the UK and was wondering how the beam is adjusted (if possible) to compensate for riding on the left?

Looking good though....

D.
Forum: Orange Crush 01-25-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 873
Posted By deksawyer
ABS ring on one side, so bearings/spacers are...

ABS ring on one side, so bearings/spacers are different. I think.....

D.
Forum: Orange Crush 01-25-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 873
Posted By deksawyer
I've figured it out. Because Conti have the...

I've figured it out. Because Conti have the sidewall writing "upside down" I very stupidly misread the rotational direction arrow as it appears to be pointing backwards. Too much of this..... :beer
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Forum: Orange Crush 01-25-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 873
Posted By deksawyer
Yeah, I'm aware of this. The tyres were fitted to...

Yeah, I'm aware of this. The tyres were fitted to new Alpina loose wheels (no discs either) at a local dealer so it was 50/50 if he put them on the right way. My rear is correct.

I'm more...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-25-2014, 04:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 873
Posted By deksawyer
To those running Trail Atack 2's.....

.......could you please do me a wee favour?

Could you tell me if the tread direction on both your tyres match this pic. AND are the arrows on the sidewall pointing in the direction of wheel...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-16-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 10,315
Views: 2,117,734
Posted By deksawyer
Fitted the new tubeless 17/19 Alpina's with...

Fitted the new tubeless 17/19 Alpina's with TA2's. Fairly straightforward. I'm loving the look, all I need now is an MOT and some road tax.

Shitty phone pic for now
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Forum: Orange Crush 05-28-2013, 02:54 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,014
Posted By deksawyer
Just to tempt more of you guys, here are some...

Just to tempt more of you guys, here are some pics of the Wings I fitted last week.

http://www.pbase.com/deksawyer/image/150300820/original.jpg
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Forum: Orange Crush 05-09-2013, 05:40 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 61,048
Posted By deksawyer
Mine doesn't suck! :D ...

Mine doesn't suck! :D

http://www.pbase.com/deksawyer/image/54729490/original.jpg
Forum: Orange Crush 04-11-2013, 10:52 AM
Replies: 18,677
Views: 7,454,128
Posted By deksawyer
Still a touch of snow left in lowland Scotland. ...

Still a touch of snow left in lowland Scotland.

http://www.pbase.com/deksawyer/image/149631987/original.jpg

D.
Forum: Orange Crush 11-15-2012, 10:06 AM
Replies: 2,850
Views: 435,836
Posted By deksawyer
I had a similar issue with my 06 ADV. Turned out...

I had a similar issue with my 06 ADV. Turned out to be the sidestand switch.

D.
Forum: Orange Crush 10-09-2012, 02:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,064
Posted By deksawyer
This was a problem with mine - engine would die...

This was a problem with mine - engine would die on up/down shifts, clocks stayed lit and the bike would fire up on the move with the start button. KTM sidestand switch eliminator fitted and it has...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-08-2012, 02:42 PM
Replies: 1,249
Views: 351,548
Posted By deksawyer
Following this from the other side of the...

Following this from the other side of the Atlantic!

D.
Forum: Orange Crush 09-12-2012, 05:06 PM
Replies: 18,677
Views: 7,454,128
Posted By deksawyer
A few months ago in sunny Scotland!! ...

A few months ago in sunny Scotland!!

http://www.pbase.com/deksawyer/image/144151296/original.jpg

and when I first got the bike

http://www.pbase.com/deksawyer/image/143688031/large.jpg
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Forum: Orange Crush 06-13-2012, 03:22 PM
Replies: 10,315
Views: 2,117,734
Posted By deksawyer
(not today!) Fitted the high guard parts as well...

(not today!) Fitted the high guard parts as well as the sidestand eliminator (bike has cut out now & again). Liking the looks much more and fingers crossed that it puts a stop to the engine dying. If...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-05-2012, 11:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,577
Posted By deksawyer
Front fender ID help required

This was a 950 that was for sale nearby me in Edinburgh a year or so ago, and I missed my chance to buy it. It's what started the fire burning TBH!!

I've already ordered my high mudgaurd (a 690...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-31-2012, 05:06 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 12,768
Posted By deksawyer
As mickd alludes to, the newer bikes seem not to...

As mickd alludes to, the newer bikes seem not to suffer as badly from the poor fueling.

You naively imply that we don't know how to ride our motorcycles when riding them properly isn't the issue....
Forum: Orange Crush 05-31-2012, 09:16 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 12,768
Posted By deksawyer
I've been having a nightmare with the snatching...

I've been having a nightmare with the snatching and hunting, esp at slower speed/low gears, but it's not been exclusive to that though as trying to hold a steady throttle at speed was a pain in the...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-24-2012, 07:46 AM
Replies: 2,850
Views: 435,836
Posted By deksawyer
In my quest to find a smoother running 06 UK 990...

In my quest to find a smoother running 06 UK 990 Adventure (with Akras & baffles) I planned on using Tune ECU to load the Akra map and have a play with some sensors, switching them on/off to see how...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-23-2012, 10:37 AM
Replies: 10,315
Views: 2,117,734
Posted By deksawyer
Having had my bike for less than 2 weeks, and...

Having had my bike for less than 2 weeks, and finding it a bit lumpy low down, I carried out the 15 min idle trick. What can I say....it's a small improvement.

Next im going to disable the 1 & 2...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-27-2012, 11:03 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 15,880
Posted By deksawyer
Cheers. Yeah, I figured out 85 SX are the ones I...

Cheers. Yeah, I figured out 85 SX are the ones I need, but can't find them in Orange.

Are you near the wonderful Breelove - they're in Bend arn't they?

thanks again

D.
Forum: Orange Crush 03-26-2012, 06:02 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 15,880
Posted By deksawyer
wachs, could you tell me what those fork...

wachs, could you tell me what those fork protectors are please? They look like a straight bolt on fit?

Bike looks tasty BTW!!

D.
Forum: Orange Crush 03-26-2012, 12:18 PM
Replies: 1,249
Views: 351,548
Posted By deksawyer
Gregor, I've read this thread from start to...

Gregor, I've read this thread from start to finish today....what an incredibly talented and interesting guy you are...

Here are a couple of examples of the x-over design.
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