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Forum: Europe 12-09-2010, 12:00 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 10,157
Posted By Walnutwhip
Great to meet up with you and Rowley?...On the...

Great to meet up with you and Rowley?...On the friday Timpo

Looked a fantastic venue, great to see folks getting out think I mentioned you must have a crystal ball with regards to weather glad...
Forum: Racing 11-26-2010, 01:01 AM
Replies: 1,719
Views: 332,239
Posted By Walnutwhip
My appologies Jenny just getting to read this :D ...

My appologies Jenny just getting to read this :D

Love the build and planning aspect of this "once in a lifetime ride" have to say I thoroughly enjoyed your previous reports and know you are a...
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2009, 08:24 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 20,445
Posted By Walnutwhip
I thought i would get you wound up with my...

I thought i would get you wound up with my comments crankmeister:wink:

With the cost of running a bike here in the UK perhaps should be riding a
Klr :lol3 but will have to do with a xrr that...
Forum: Thumpers 08-26-2009, 11:38 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 20,445
Posted By Walnutwhip
Most xrr here have mods already done for the...

Most xrr here have mods already done for the asking price of 2000 most important would be eibach springs set to weight and pumper carb...

You simply cant modify the gearbox and steering geometry...
Forum: Thumpers 08-22-2009, 11:56 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 20,445
Posted By Walnutwhip
The 690r is a stunning bike, must admit that I...

The 690r is a stunning bike, must admit that I have never owned a K-toom but the price of the 690 Ktm against a second hand xr650 is a no brainer!

The Ktm offers many advancements to the xr but...
Forum: Thumpers 03-07-2009, 08:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,049
Posted By Walnutwhip
If your just buying the springs and doing it...

If your just buying the springs and doing it yourself ask the supplier for recommendations...I used a company here in the Uk and they said 0.49 front and 10.5 rear for my weight 230 without gear.
...
Forum: Europe 02-04-2009, 08:44 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,621
Posted By Walnutwhip
Excellent idea Loz not just a pretty face!:rofl ...

Excellent idea Loz not just a pretty face!:rofl

Like the idea of Barbra cue and the social aspect but the chance to ride that track with friends would be great!

Happy to help out as long as...
Forum: Thumpers 01-01-2009, 12:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 703
Posted By Walnutwhip
At the moment ride a xr650r and have ridden a...

At the moment ride a xr650r and have ridden a friends Husaberg 550e and absolutely loved it much lighter than the xr and in some circumstances much better ie tight trails..

With very little...
Forum: Ride reports 01-01-2009, 12:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,208
Posted By Walnutwhip
Awesome pictures Timpo as mentioned earlier you...

Awesome pictures Timpo as mentioned earlier you must be mad nipping out in those conditions..guess you have to plan the travelling etc
and stick to your guns.

You hard bastard :wink:

The...
Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2008, 04:12 AM
Replies: 21,669
Views: 2,570,360
Posted By Walnutwhip
Some great information i was always wondering why...

Some great information i was always wondering why the tard crew were using the xr400 cdi... will make a great addition to the performance related mods:wink:

The standard tank is a bitch to...
Forum: Thumpers 12-19-2008, 10:59 AM
Replies: 21,669
Views: 2,570,360
Posted By Walnutwhip
Im sure there are issues with fitting the fcr41...

Im sure there are issues with fitting the fcr41 mx ie rubbing gas tank??

Will it just fit straight up to the inlet and air box boot just getting confused here as thought there was quite a lot of...
Forum: Europe 12-16-2008, 11:05 AM
Replies: 755
Views: 37,756
Posted By Walnutwhip
For a moment i thought i was in the middle of a...

For a moment i thought i was in the middle of a domestic could have turned nasty!:kurt

Anyway time to do a runner:wink:
Forum: Europe 12-15-2008, 05:15 AM
Replies: 755
Views: 37,756
Posted By Walnutwhip
Just love the 950 SE great photo of it getting...

Just love the 950 SE great photo of it getting baptised!

Just keep the photos coming!

Good to see the event is being well thought out and planned to the benefit of all...thoroughly enjoyed...
Forum: Europe 10-22-2008, 02:24 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,866
Posted By Walnutwhip
Theres me thinking WTRA used count down lighting...

Theres me thinking WTRA used count down lighting systems at the start as well as a marshal waving you of Foolonahusky:wink:

Anyway looks like everyone enjoyed some lads over at www.vdsr.co.uk...
Forum: Europe 10-01-2008, 12:08 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,965
Posted By Walnutwhip
The bearings you get from the bike shops are...

The bearings you get from the bike shops are pretty crap changed three lots within a year on 2t enduro bike...

If you can try Clydach bearing supplies Swansea Valley good quality but still tend...
Forum: Europe 09-26-2008, 10:57 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,965
Posted By Walnutwhip
Had back issues myself over the years and can...

Had back issues myself over the years and can sympathise with your condition:cry

Tried road bikes for four years love the bikes but you have to do stupid things to actually enjoy yourself...
...
Forum: Europe 09-25-2008, 11:48 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,965
Posted By Walnutwhip
Thats why people keep coming back to Wales...as...

Thats why people keep coming back to Wales...as you never know what the goings going:huh to be like

Did I hear buffet :1drink

Done some prep on the bike already with some minor checks to...
Forum: Thumpers 09-22-2008, 01:03 PM
Replies: 2,039
Views: 662,507
Posted By Walnutwhip
That thing looks the same size as a fire...

That thing looks the same size as a fire extinguisher where hell would it fit on a XR:rofl
Forum: Ride reports 09-22-2008, 11:13 AM
Replies: 512
Views: 32,226
Posted By Walnutwhip
Sorry to hear about the accidents and wish...

Sorry to hear about the accidents and wish everyone a speedy recovery!

Blimey even Possu!:eek1

Very slippery on rock sections needing extra caution after the months rain but looked like...
Forum: Europe 09-21-2008, 11:57 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,965
Posted By Walnutwhip
Thanks for that Brian E just handy to have an...

Thanks for that Brian E just handy to have an idea time/distance to event.

May be worth going up the night before and crashing out in the car?

Anyway we will see.
Forum: Europe 09-19-2008, 11:37 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,965
Posted By Walnutwhip
Looks like were travelling up the morning of the...

Looks like were travelling up the morning of the event just have not got the hang of tenting it!:D

What class are you riding in?

One of the Lads Chris R is doing beginners if you wanted a...
Forum: Europe 09-18-2008, 01:43 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,965
Posted By Walnutwhip
Looking forward to this event seems to have come...

Looking forward to this event seems to have come around quickly...tho

Anyone found any videos or coverage... anyway sure we will find out soon enough.

Four from Vdsr;

Durzer
Farmer...
Forum: Europe 09-18-2008, 01:25 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,864
Posted By Walnutwhip
It was a couple of weeks ago at the D2D that I...

It was a couple of weeks ago at the D2D that I had the same thoughts as Cupid has mentioned here, very little money is put into the local economy and Bmw have purchased there own dwellings (sold at...
Forum: Europe 08-28-2008, 11:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 886
Posted By Walnutwhip
The Krieger rear fender pack works well for me...

The Krieger rear fender pack works well for me just make sure you bolt it on well... if i remember correctly the fixing eyelets only allow a certain size bolt fixing:cry so used large dome head...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-16-2008, 04:02 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 16,410
Posted By Walnutwhip
Thanks for that Olec this does make it an...

Thanks for that Olec this does make it an attractive modification with a relatively low cost...
Theres also that bonus of the room to fit auxiliary tank if you do some long journeys!:wink:
This...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-16-2008, 02:58 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 16,410
Posted By Walnutwhip
Very interesting subject here....its given me...

Very interesting subject here....its given me some ideas to go out and get myself an SE.
At the moment still in love with my brp but needs more work and $ to become more road useable.
The SE is...
Forum: Europe 08-14-2008, 01:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,078
Posted By Walnutwhip
That does look like a tricky crossing!:cry ...

That does look like a tricky crossing!:cry

Think its about the only time that your grateful that your riding a heavy bike...as they seem to be more planted in these situations!
Forum: Europe 08-11-2008, 12:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 695
Posted By Walnutwhip
The headers not far off Brian E....because your a...

The headers not far off Brian E....because your a big guy we just might leave you off:rofl

If a group were to start off from the North and one from the south it would be possible to meet in the...
Forum: Thumpers 08-09-2008, 04:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 774
Posted By Walnutwhip
Seems to range between 35-40 with gearing set at...

Seems to range between 35-40 with gearing set at 14-46 mixed going.
Forum: Europe 08-09-2008, 04:03 AM
Replies: 779
Views: 28,340
Posted By Walnutwhip
Sounds like a great event...im sure everyone will...

Sounds like a great event...im sure everyone will enjoy themselves with some great trails around the area!
Unfortunately hopeing to get away sometime in Sept so was unable to offer to help...maybe...
Forum: Thumpers 08-07-2008, 02:38 PM
Replies: 2,039
Views: 662,507
Posted By Walnutwhip
Laugh Armed guards sounds a bit drastic Womble!:huh ...

Armed guards sounds a bit drastic Womble!:huh

Try and put some more photos up very interesting....

If you want to Pm me the exhaust photos no probs!

Just interested in seeing how its done...
Forum: Europe 08-06-2008, 09:04 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,965
Posted By Walnutwhip
Would agree on the tyres issues but yet again...

Would agree on the tyres issues but yet again there are more companies offering road legal "mx" tyres with the developments of technology and the advantages the the ac10 held over other companies no...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-06-2008, 08:00 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,897
Posted By Walnutwhip
That is a fantastic price Steve seen them...

That is a fantastic price Steve seen them advertised in Wayne Mounter for that amount...one hell of a bike.
Bit concerned what the fuel consumptions like although have read some good things.
How do...
Forum: Europe 08-05-2008, 10:52 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,965
Posted By Walnutwhip
Understand your statement for some riders...

Understand your statement for some riders (novices) coming down to Wales its an opportunity to ride stuff they would never get the chance....and is a fantastic event.
For others it is a bit more...
Forum: Europe 08-05-2008, 06:48 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,965
Posted By Walnutwhip
My point is that in the Ryedale there classed as...

My point is that in the Ryedale there classed as Rally bikes and rightly so....

There set up regarding classification is more up to date than the WTRA!

The whole point of the events.....is to...
Forum: Europe 08-05-2008, 04:00 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,866
Posted By Walnutwhip
Just received regs for the Cambrian but wont be...

Just received regs for the Cambrian but wont be attending any more Wtra events, sent a letter to the secretary complaining about the classification of Honda xrs which should be Rally bikes (as...
Forum: Europe 08-05-2008, 03:46 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,965
Posted By Walnutwhip
Just received regs for the Cambrian but wont be...

Just received regs for the Cambrian but wont be attending, sent a letter to the secretary complaining about the classification of Honda xrs which should be Rally bikes (as Ryedale) dependant on...
Forum: Thumpers 08-04-2008, 03:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 613
Posted By Walnutwhip
Its not the horn connections they seem...

Its not the horn connections they seem allright...

Horn seems to be fluctuating with electrical pulses??
Between 1-2000 revs does this need a suppresor or somthing to make it work as its Ac...
Forum: Thumpers 08-04-2008, 12:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,120
Posted By Walnutwhip
Looks real nice! What sort of bucks are these...

Looks real nice!
What sort of bucks are these things?:ear
Forum: Thumpers 08-03-2008, 12:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 580
Posted By Walnutwhip
Had my Xrr for about a year now and kept a close...

Had my Xrr for about a year now and kept a close eye on the oil colour and use...they do like to use a bit!
Have covered nearly 3000 miles here in the UK mixed trail and road and find that the oil...
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