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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-26-2014, 01:19 AM
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Posted By sixtring74
I would hope so. But still worth checking.

I would hope so. But still worth checking.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-23-2014, 05:16 AM
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Posted By sixtring74
I've had this problem and it was the breather...

I've had this problem and it was the breather pipes underneath the tank that had been bent and not breathing. A friends bike had a blockage in the tank breather outlet which we unblocked.

Rob
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-18-2014, 11:17 AM
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Posted By sixtring74
I've ridden all the new dual sports and always go...

I've ridden all the new dual sports and always go back to my AT. Yes it's an old design but it's proven reliability, serviceability and dynamics still make it a superb bike and worth every penny.
...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-17-2014, 12:21 PM
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Posted By sixtring74
Yep this must be possible. I'm currently on...

Yep this must be possible. I'm currently on holiday and getting online is proving a real pain. Once I'm home I'll start a thread or put some sort of hub together so we can all share info on parts....
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-12-2014, 07:07 AM
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Posted By sixtring74
Just made this using info I collected whilst...

Just made this using info I collected whilst preparing my AT for the last Aim For The Horizoin Balkan Stage. (http://www.aimforthehorizon.com/2014/08/28/adventure_motorcycle_the_balkans/)
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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-11-2014, 02:41 PM
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Posted By sixtring74
Great idea. Will make a note of that for future...

Great idea. Will make a note of that for future development. May need to call on all you gurus to help me compile this list.

Thanks Rob
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-11-2014, 03:05 AM
Replies: 14,303
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Posted By sixtring74
Hello AT Fans, As part of a web course I'm...

Hello AT Fans,

As part of a web course I'm doing I decided to build an Africa Twin info site. It's still work in progress but just wondered if you wouldn't mind taking a look and telling me what...
Forum: Ride reports 09-27-2014, 11:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 896
Posted By sixtring74
No problem Stephen. Hope you enjoy it. Rob

No problem Stephen. Hope you enjoy it.

Rob
Forum: Ride reports 09-27-2014, 01:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 896
Posted By sixtring74
Full Aim For The Horizon: Western Europe to watch online.

Hello everybody,


I've made a few adventure motorcycling films over the past few years but the original was called Aim For The Horizon - Western Europe. I have decided to upload the full film and...
Forum: Ride reports 09-10-2013, 10:46 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,411
Posted By sixtring74
Afternoon/Morning. Time for another episode....

Afternoon/Morning.

Time for another episode. Let us know what you think and if you like our episodes please share them.

After a James fall on a Slovenian mountain trail the day before it was ...
Forum: Ride reports 08-26-2013, 10:01 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,411
Posted By sixtring74
We've had a couple of requests to make them...

We've had a couple of requests to make them slightly longer. The episode times range from 3-5ish minutes at the moment depending on what the content is. Will try longer episodes for the next stage.
...
Forum: Ride reports 08-26-2013, 02:37 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,411
Posted By sixtring74
Thanks Potski. Usually the efforts behind the...

Thanks Potski. Usually the efforts behind the filming, editing and graphics goes unnoticed so thanks for your post and I'm glad they're being received well.

Always good to get feedback.

Rob
Forum: Ride reports 08-17-2013, 12:56 AM
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Views: 6,411
Posted By sixtring74
If you subscribe on our www.aimforthehorizon.com...

If you subscribe on our www.aimforthehorizon.com (http://www.aimforthehorizon.com) website there's always the next unreleased episode available to you. It doesn't cost anything at all it's just a way...
Forum: Ride reports 08-09-2013, 07:52 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,411
Posted By sixtring74
Time for another episode guys and gals, ...

Time for another episode guys and gals,

Check out our website (http://www.aimforthehorizon.com) for episode 9.

EPISODE EIGHT -- Bike Bits: With only three weeks until departure we still had a...
Forum: EMEA 08-08-2013, 01:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 989
Posted By sixtring74
Thanks for all the info so far guys this is...

Thanks for all the info so far guys this is great. I'm putting pins in maps as we speak.

Anymore info or routes are welcome.

Rob:clap
Forum: Ride reports 08-05-2013, 10:16 AM
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Views: 6,411
Posted By sixtring74
Here's the next episode guys. Hope you enjoy it. ...

Here's the next episode guys. Hope you enjoy it.

EPISODE SEVEN -- Off Road Training Day 2: Impressed with the way James picked up the basics on day one it was time to push him to the next ...
Forum: EMEA 08-04-2013, 07:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 989
Posted By sixtring74
Routes Help! Bulgaria, Romania, Hungary, Slovakia, Ukraine, Poland and Czech Republic

Hello Again,

It's time for us to plan the second stage of our trip and we're hoping to be traveling through Bulgaria, Romania, Hungary, Slovakia, Ukraine, Poland and Czech Republic.

On and...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Europe, Africa, & Middle East 08-04-2013, 07:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,823
Posted By sixtring74
If you go to www.aimforthehorizon.com we'll have...

If you go to www.aimforthehorizon.com we'll have our routes to download sometime soon.
Forum: Ride reports 08-02-2013, 03:26 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,411
Posted By sixtring74
Here you go guys. EP:06 Earlier than planned......

Here you go guys. EP:06 Earlier than planned... Help us keep these videos coming. If you like them spread the word.

EPISODE SIX - Off Road Training Day 1: There's always an excuse to go riding...
Forum: Ride reports 08-01-2013, 12:20 PM
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Views: 6,411
Posted By sixtring74
We're thinking about releasing the next Off Road...

We're thinking about releasing the next Off Road Training-Day1 episode sooner than planned. anybody interested?
Forum: Ride reports 07-31-2013, 04:05 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,411
Posted By sixtring74
Hello All, It's time to release another...

Hello All,

It's time to release another episode. There's also the next episode on our website www.aimforthehorizon.com (http://www.aimforthehorizon.com)

EPISODE FIVE - Bike Prep Breakdown: With...
Forum: Ride reports 07-27-2013, 12:17 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,411
Posted By sixtring74
Just a note people Hope you all enjoy the videos...

Just a note people Hope you all enjoy the videos but over the next weeks let us know what you think and ask any questions.

Looks like there's going to be about 20 episodes so 16 more to come.
...
Forum: Ride reports 07-26-2013, 09:29 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,411
Posted By sixtring74
Just subscribe on our website if you're gagging...

Just subscribe on our website if you're gagging for the next episode. Doesn't cost anything.

Failing that I'll be posting them all on here as we release them.

Thanks for your support guys.
...
Forum: Ride reports 07-25-2013, 03:51 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,411
Posted By sixtring74
Aim For The Horizon: The Balkans - Free Documentary Online

Hello all,

If you like what we're doing please let us know and rate the thread at the top.

It’s been a long time since I’ve posted anything mainly because I’ve been so busy I’ve not had time...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Europe, Africa, & Middle East 01-19-2013, 05:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,823
Posted By sixtring74
Thanks for your advice guys. We're trying to map...

Thanks for your advice guys. We're trying to map a route through all the above countries. Can you advise on routes and places to stay. Feel free to email me or Brian directly with the email below.
...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Europe, Africa, & Middle East 11-12-2012, 07:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,823
Posted By sixtring74
Just bought the book.

Just bought the book.
Forum: GPS Tracks - Europe, Africa, & Middle East 11-10-2012, 10:42 AM
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Views: 6,823
Posted By sixtring74
Wanted: Routes/Maps for Slovenia Croatia Bosnia & Herzegovina Montenegro Albania

Hi guys,

Just wondered if anybody has routes they can recommend on and but more off road motorcycle travel through any of the below:

Slovenia
Croatia
Bosnia & Herzegovina
Montenegro ...
Forum: Ride reports 03-08-2012, 01:47 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 9,331
Posted By sixtring74
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Forum: Ride reports 03-07-2012, 06:57 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 9,331
Posted By sixtring74
My favourite will always be the 'Round' series...

My favourite will always be the 'Round' series that sold the magic of taking on an adventure with a good friend. I'd go in a second and film it if I could but the opportunity sadly isn't there at the...
Forum: Ride reports 03-07-2012, 06:26 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 9,331
Posted By sixtring74
They can be bought in several places online since...

They can be bought in several places online since the new year but I'd also recomend adventure-spec.com

Aim For the Horizon - Is an everymans long way round and about getting on a bike for the...
Forum: Ride reports 03-07-2012, 02:19 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 9,331
Posted By sixtring74
I must admit Long Way Round is my guilty...

I must admit Long Way Round is my guilty pleasure. It was the reason I got back on a bike. I was a little annoyed when Charley has a sulk about KTM but it is great TV. You can't take it away from...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-07-2012, 01:09 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,121
Posted By sixtring74
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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-06-2012, 01:35 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,121
Posted By sixtring74
I did find the 690 a little buzzy when cruising...

I did find the 690 a little buzzy when cruising at 70ish. Loving the T800cdi looks like a bit of a lump though.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-03-2012, 07:08 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,121
Posted By sixtring74
Nice idea but how would it feel globe trotting on...

Nice idea but how would it feel globe trotting on a bike like that.

I was thinking -

1) Steel Cage KTM 690 type chassis - Easy to get welded if broken
2) 400-700 engine poss WR450 lump
3)...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-02-2012, 09:42 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,121
Posted By sixtring74
Agreed, it isn't going to be a looker. But it's a...

Agreed, it isn't going to be a looker. But it's a start.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-02-2012, 08:27 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,121
Posted By sixtring74
The Dream Machine

Just for fun I thought Id start a thread where we could hypothetically build the perfect over lander, world touring, off road dream machine.

To make it easy Ive broken the bike down into parts...
Forum: Australia 11-17-2011, 02:11 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 38,723
Posted By sixtring74
I can vouch for the Marmot. Great tent and still...

I can vouch for the Marmot. Great tent and still going strong, easy to errect and tough.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-06-2011, 09:05 AM
Replies: 3,812
Views: 758,497
Posted By sixtring74
My trip and abridged video of Morocco used by...

My trip and abridged video of Morocco used by MCN(UK)

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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-02-2011, 06:11 PM
Replies: 8,182
Views: 7,791,376
Posted By sixtring74
She loves it. http://youtu.be/xVr8iaOOC_k

She loves it.

http://youtu.be/xVr8iaOOC_k
Forum: Ride reports 10-01-2011, 10:37 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 454
Posted By sixtring74
Europe and Morocco - My trips so far...

Hi guys,


I’m Rob Mason and I’ve been a member here for a few years now but apart from the odd comment I’ve not really said much even though over the past few years I’ve had a few great...
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