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Forum: Beasts 08-09-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 21,197
Views: 3,722,559
Posted By shepp
Handlebars

Can any tell me if it is possible to fit the bars from the 800 onto the 800xc? l have just picked up a nice 800xc but find the bars too wide and slightly too low for me. lf the 800 bars wont fit does...
Forum: Beasts 07-27-2014, 12:14 AM
Replies: 4,165
Views: 736,799
Posted By shepp
Speed / RPM

Hi. l am looking to buy a 500X. l am currently riding an 1300 Pan European (ST 1300) which is an excellent bike for what it was built for (long distance riding). Could any one tell me what sort of...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-27-2013, 10:40 AM
Replies: 903
Views: 219,341
Posted By shepp
Is that the 3 legs of man on the back of that...

Is that the 3 legs of man on the back of that helmet?
Forum: Old's Cool 06-29-2013, 01:19 PM
Replies: 903
Views: 219,341
Posted By shepp
Single Seat

Could you guys tell me where you are getting the single seats for your Guzzi's. I have a T4 and would like to fit a single seat/rack to it. Any info would be welcome.
Forum: Ride reports 06-15-2013, 10:37 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,624
Posted By shepp
Hi. I was in that area 10 days ago. At that time...

Hi. I was in that area 10 days ago. At that time the stelvio pass was onlt open to cycles. Should be open by now if your thinking of doing it. Never got the chance to stay for long but will certainly...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-15-2013, 10:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,587
Posted By shepp
How do l wipe the maps off the internal memory?...

How do l wipe the maps off the internal memory? This update thing has been driving me mad! Its sat in a box to be posted to Garmin on Monday.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-15-2013, 05:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,587
Posted By shepp
best of luck to you. l have been pulling my hair...

best of luck to you. l have been pulling my hair out trying to update to lifetime maps! just stuck it all in a box and sent it back to garmin to sort out.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-13-2013, 01:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,091
Posted By shepp
Zumo 550 map update

After many many hours and many emails to Garmin l have at last managed to update my maps on my Zumo 550. It seems that the internal memory of the Zumo is not big enough to hold the lifetime Europe...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-20-2013, 12:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 646
Posted By shepp
Thanks for your help. Only problem now is that my...

Thanks for your help. Only problem now is that my zumo is playing up. I tried to download a map update yesterday and l seem to have messed it up. When l try to view the map it just come up with "no...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-19-2013, 02:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 646
Posted By shepp
Garmin 550 Coordinants

Can someone please tell me how to add coordinants to my Zumo 550. Which ever format l use it never seems to work. For example l am trying to load the coordinants for the Mugello circuit in Italy....
Forum: EMEA 05-18-2013, 12:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 375
Posted By shepp
Thanks for that. I was planning on using toll...

Thanks for that. I was planning on using toll roads etc but this sounds much more my thing. Does anyone know if it is possible to transfer this route from google maps onto my garmin 550?
Forum: EMEA 05-16-2013, 02:13 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 10,091
Posted By shepp
Just to let you guys know that the local bus...

Just to let you guys know that the local bus drivers are talking about going on strike over TT. This might be a problem if your thinking of relying on buses to get around.
Forum: EMEA 05-15-2013, 10:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 375
Posted By shepp
MotoGp, Mugello.

Hi. I have decided to give the TT a miss this year and thinking of travelling down to Mugello for the MotoGP instead. I have booked the ferry from Plymouth to Roscoff and would welcome some idea of...
Forum: EMEA 05-15-2013, 10:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 783
Posted By shepp
Hi. Just noticed this thread. I think you may...

Hi. Just noticed this thread. I think you may have left it abit late in the day to fin somewhere to stay as most of the hotels are booked up 12 months in advance. You should find places to stay if...
Forum: Road warriors 01-27-2013, 12:40 PM
Replies: 5,556
Views: 1,044,672
Posted By shepp
Can anyone tell me if it is possable to get a...

Can anyone tell me if it is possable to get a rotpax fuel cell/can into the storage compartment of one of these bikes? Just a thought!
Forum: Equipment 04-16-2012, 10:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 779
Posted By shepp
Thanks for all the ideas. Getting rid of the son...

Thanks for all the ideas. Getting rid of the son and selling the bike sounds like the best idea! I have tried the steel wool and metal polish but feel it would take for ever. (even tried with the...
Forum: Equipment 04-15-2012, 01:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 779
Posted By shepp
Silly Question

Does anyone know how to remove melted textile trousers off a chrome exhaust pipe? My son pick up his first bike the weekend and stood with his leg touching the exhaust. He now has a hole in his...
Forum: Beasts 11-16-2011, 10:47 AM
Replies: 470
Views: 147,302
Posted By shepp
Hi Romeo One. I have a couple of ammo boxes the...

Hi Romeo One. I have a couple of ammo boxes the same as yours that l wish to fit to my Alp as panniers. I dont suppose you have any pics to show how you mounted them do you?
Forum: EMEA 03-24-2011, 01:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 784
Posted By shepp
Thanks for the replies. The 3 days did'nt include...

Thanks for the replies. The 3 days did'nt include the ferry crossings. I'm happy with around 300 miles a day if the weather is good. I think l'll leave it untill later in the year when l have abit...
Forum: EMEA 03-21-2011, 02:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,452
Posted By shepp
Do it! I have been round Ireland a couple of...

Do it! I have been round Ireland a couple of times and cant fault it. People are good, roads are good. Just take your waterproofs and plenty of money as its not cheap. A trip well worth doing.
Forum: EMEA 03-21-2011, 02:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 784
Posted By shepp
Few days in France

Hi. I have a few days off over Easter and was thinking of a short trip through Spain and France. I might catch the ferry from Plymouth to Santander and then ride up along the coast back to Roscoff...
Forum: Hacks 06-15-2010, 02:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,524
Posted By shepp
Glad you enjoyed your trip over here. Back next...

Glad you enjoyed your trip over here. Back next year?
Forum: Hacks 05-26-2010, 06:33 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,165
Posted By shepp
If you do, drop me a line.

If you do, drop me a line.
Forum: Hacks 05-25-2010, 06:30 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,165
Posted By shepp
Sorry Steve, no idea why l called you Brian. Must...

Sorry Steve, no idea why l called you Brian. Must be having a senior moment. Thanks for your advice. Coming over here for TT?
Forum: Hacks 05-25-2010, 01:17 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,165
Posted By shepp
Hi Brian. The sidecar pulls to thr left and l...

Hi Brian. The sidecar pulls to thr left and l have to steer to the right to keep it in a straight line. If there is no one in the sidecar it is'nt as bad and if l manage to find a flat road it seems...
Forum: Hacks 05-22-2010, 01:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,165
Posted By shepp
Just replaced the rear shock as the original one...

Just replaced the rear shock as the original one was very very soft. Had a new one built by Hagon to meet my weights etc and what a difference! Changing it proved to be a problem as part of the...
Forum: Hacks 05-17-2010, 01:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 655
Posted By shepp
Which Tyres

Hi. I was wondering which tyres you guys use on your outfits? I am looking to replace the tyres on my Transalp outfit. The front is a 21" and the rear is 17". I am looking for tyres that would give...
Forum: Beasts 05-12-2010, 12:31 PM
Replies: 16,978
Views: 4,899,791
Posted By shepp
Wink I think its only on the wrong side because your...

I think its only on the wrong side because your on the wrong side of the pond!. It seems to handle ok, but l'm no expert as l'd never ridden a hack before. Should be fun over TT. I'll slow the boy...
Forum: Beasts 05-11-2010, 01:05 PM
Replies: 16,978
Views: 4,899,791
Posted By shepp
Just a couple of pics of my mods! ...

Just a couple of pics of my mods!


http://shepp.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/sidecar/sidecar-002/861660478_Pp4i8-L.jpg...
Forum: Hacks 05-11-2010, 01:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,165
Posted By shepp
A couple of shots of the brackets ...

A couple of shots of the brackets
http://shepp.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/sidecar/sidecar-004/861662634_MSrRP-L.jpg (http://shepp.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/sidecar/12121517_MmAJT#861662634_MSrRP-A-LB)
...
Forum: Hacks 05-10-2010, 01:47 PM
Replies: 6,387
Views: 2,350,188
Posted By shepp
Transalp Hack

A couple of pics of my Transalp and sidecar. Still needs finishing, suspension and plastics, but its up and running. Took it out for the first time this weekend and covered around 70 miles.
...
Forum: Hacks 05-10-2010, 12:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,165
Posted By shepp
http://shepp.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/sidecar/sidec...

http://shepp.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/sidecar/sidecar-002/861660478_Pp4i8-M.jpg (http://shepp.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/sidecar/12121517_MmAJT#861660478_Pp4i8-A-LB)

With sidecar fitted. I need to...
Forum: Hacks 05-09-2010, 01:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,165
Posted By shepp
Not sure if this is right ...

Not sure if this is right


http://shepp.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/sidecar/sidecar-002/861648172_8aFMK-S.jpg
Forum: Hacks 05-09-2010, 12:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,165
Posted By shepp
I give up. How do l upload pics? I've opened an...

I give up. How do l upload pics? I've opened an account at smugmug but cant get a pic here. Help!
Forum: Hacks 05-09-2010, 12:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,165
Posted By shepp
OK. My first attempt at uploading a...

OK. My first attempt at uploading a pic!http://shepp@smugmug.com
Forum: Hacks 05-06-2010, 12:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,165
Posted By shepp
OK. The bike and the chair are joined together...

OK. The bike and the chair are joined together now. Just the plastics and electrics to sort out. Test ride this weekend all being well!
Forum: Hacks 04-30-2010, 11:25 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,165
Posted By shepp
Hi Chairhead. Yes that was the site l was...

Hi Chairhead.

Yes that was the site l was looking at.
Work on the outfit starts today, so watch this space!
Forum: Hacks 04-29-2010, 12:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,165
Posted By shepp
I intend to leave the brakes as standard for the...

I intend to leave the brakes as standard for the time being. The bike has twin discs up front so l'll see how it goes. I'm putting the bike together on a buget as l may find that we dont enjoy it. So...
Forum: Hacks 04-28-2010, 11:48 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,165
Posted By shepp
Transalp Sidecar

Hi.

Just to let you all know that l am in the process of fitting a Ural chair to my 600cc Transalp. I have wanted an outfit for along time and managed to pick up the chair a couple of years ago....
Forum: Ride reports 04-24-2010, 12:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,842
Posted By shepp
Glan you enjoyed your time over here!

Glan you enjoyed your time over here!
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