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Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2009, 01:59 PM
Replies: 3,733
Views: 1,174,002
Posted By Blueskin950s
Put to work!

Thought it was about time to add my bit to this thread.I picked up my brand new Tenere 3 weeks ago and put it straight to work (motorcycle courier). Had it run in, in 4 days, and have just gone past...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-12-2008, 03:59 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,382
Posted By Blueskin950s
Top Speed!

On my old (long ago sold) 03 950s, at a track day at Snetterton in 05, good tail wind, stock scorpions, akras, and my brother behind on an Aprilla RSV,
I hit 152 on the speedo.

Thats what it...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-31-2008, 08:45 AM
Replies: 397
Views: 50,974
Posted By Blueskin950s
I agree!

I like the white! :deal

I have got to agree with HappyGoLucky.

White for me, me thinks!

But then the black looks good too.

So does the orange
Forum: Orange Crush 05-18-2008, 02:47 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 21,476
Posted By Blueskin950s
Nice!

Nice job.
690 sm screen it is for me. On the phone to the dealer tommorow.:D
Forum: Orange Crush 04-04-2008, 12:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,684
Posted By Blueskin950s
2nd SE

I wish Pete!
Had to sell the first one, major money woe's.
Firmly back on my feet now. Time for a new toy, and at the best part of 2k off of list, I couldnt resist.

All work and no play, makes...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-03-2008, 10:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,684
Posted By Blueskin950s
950se

Picking up my second SE on Saturday!!

NUFF SAID!!:evil
Forum: Orange Crush 03-13-2008, 04:17 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 33,491
Posted By Blueskin950s
Se

Just ordered a new 08 SE, my second one, and my 4th LC8.
The singles are no competion.

Simple.:D
Forum: Thumpers 01-18-2008, 10:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 541
Posted By Blueskin950s
F 650 questions.

My brother is looking at an 1996 F 650, but it needs a new starter motor.
Is this an aggro/expensive job to do, and are they any good any way?
It is up for sale at 600, good price or not?
Any...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-11-2007, 08:08 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,845
Posted By Blueskin950s
Leave it now!

No chance, just getting you going.

Stop sending me PM's. Put it up here for everyone to read.
Forum: Orange Crush 11-11-2007, 07:52 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,845
Posted By Blueskin950s
Hell yeah.

You must be so proud!!:rofl :rofl :rofl :rofl
Forum: Orange Crush 11-11-2007, 07:33 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,845
Posted By Blueskin950s
Touched a nerve did I

Oh dear, oh dear.
You asked for views on it and I gave you mine.(slight bit of jesting aswell, obviously cant take a ribbing)
As for small ego, I'm not the one with a framed picture of myself,...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-11-2007, 03:29 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,845
Posted By Blueskin950s
Ghastly orange!!!!

Looks like you sprayed it at home in the garage, and stuck some of those self adhesive stripes on after.
Very Very Tacky!!!!
Maybe you should try scratching up those knee sliders, before you start...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-19-2007, 11:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 607
Posted By Blueskin950s
Spot on

Cheers Rupert, spot on.
Many Thanks :D
Forum: Orange Crush 10-19-2007, 01:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 607
Posted By Blueskin950s
Just what I needed.

Many thanks DW, just what I needed.
Still would like a copy of the actual owners handbook if anyone can help.

Cheers Mick.
Forum: Orange Crush 10-18-2007, 02:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 607
Posted By Blueskin950s
Need to 'Borrow' 03 manual

I seem to have misplaced my owners manual, and I am looking to 'borrow' one that I can print out.
Anyone who can 'lend' me this manual can send it to me at
mick.molloy19@btinternet.com
...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-15-2007, 12:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 647
Posted By Blueskin950s
Adv & SE

Well, Kev. The SE is a fantastic bike and the only reason that I sold it was due to a money shortage ( life's a bitch sometimes ).
But from my personal experience, I wouldnt buy another over an Adv....
Forum: Orange Crush 10-14-2007, 02:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 647
Posted By Blueskin950s
Back To Where I Once Belonged!

After selling my 03 950s in early 2006 I have had a string of bikes go through my garage.
A GSXR100 k1, 2 x 640 ADV, A 950 Super enduro R, A DR 800s and a Honda C90(knowledge bike).
Yesterday I...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-28-2007, 08:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 504
Posted By Blueskin950s
Talon Wheels

Give Talon a call (01935 471508). When I called they were helpful
They build them in house, all colours.
Thats who I will use.
Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2007, 11:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 711
Posted By Blueskin950s
Suzuki Dr 800

Hi, thinking of taking on a bit of a project. DR 750/800.
Any tips on what to look for/avoid when buying.
Avalibility of parts in UK/Europe.
Tune ups and mods.

Any help will be great.
...
Forum: Thumpers 03-14-2007, 01:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,367
Posted By Blueskin950s
Don't do it!!!!

I had an 03 950s and sold it, bought a 640 adv and a GSXR1000 with the money.

BIG mistake.

Had the two bikes for about three months and sold them both, spent a bit more, and bought a 950r...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-27-2007, 01:00 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,890
Posted By Blueskin950s
Castrol GTX Magnetec?

Has anyone put this in their bike?
Good or bad?
I have a gallon in the garage, may use it when I change the oil.
Same viscos as recommended buy KTM.
Forum: Orange Crush 02-09-2007, 11:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,297
Posted By Blueskin950s
Easily done!

Sorry mate!!
Lucky bastard!!!:evil
Forum: Orange Crush 02-08-2007, 08:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,297
Posted By Blueskin950s
Road Book holder

I have one and I have the original KTM mounting bracket (as in photo). You can come round and take some close-up photos if you want. I am Rayleigh, about 45 mins from Croydon. I will sell the bracket...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-05-2007, 03:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 871
Posted By Blueskin950s
Run dry

I ran my SE dry last week and had done about 120 miles. All on tarmac.
I have done over 90 miles all offroad-ish without the reserve coming on.

But even when I had to push it about a mile home...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-27-2007, 12:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,569
Posted By Blueskin950s
Any other day!!!!

Sods law, any other Sunday I would have come, but I start a new job on Monday so I am very busy tommorow. Let us know how you get on.
Mick.


P.S.
Anyone going to the Red Kite rally in April?
Forum: Orange Crush 01-25-2007, 12:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,569
Posted By Blueskin950s
another one

I know another se owner who will be up for it as well.
Let me know when you want to go out.
Forum: Orange Crush 01-22-2007, 07:20 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 20,192
Posted By Blueskin950s
luggage?

Buy a rucksack!!!!!!:evil
Forum: Orange Crush 01-18-2007, 01:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,569
Posted By Blueskin950s
Sounds good.

I am up for some of that. I am in Rayleigh. Give me a shout by Email, mick.molloy19@btinternet.com.

Cheers Mick.
Forum: Orange Crush 01-17-2007, 01:25 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,255
Posted By Blueskin950s
Bloody wankers shouldnt have taken your money. ...

Bloody wankers shouldnt have taken your money.
Any chance of getting it back?
Forum: Orange Crush 01-16-2007, 06:24 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,976
Posted By Blueskin950s
Docgonzo

track bike painted in three year old Rossi colours.
Nuff said :evil.
Forum: Orange Crush 01-15-2007, 11:21 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,976
Posted By Blueskin950s
What!!!

docgonzo, are you a pratt or what?:D
How can you even think that a tourance can compare! In the first few days of SE ownership I had the front wheel skippin and sliding on the karoo. No comparison...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-08-2007, 12:59 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,281
Posted By Blueskin950s
Good advice.

Alot of very sensible answers have been posted, and I can see reason in most.
"Don't get yourself in debt for a bike"
"Don't give all your money to the lenders"
"If you need to ask......you...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-07-2007, 07:19 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,281
Posted By Blueskin950s
To buy or not to buy.

That is the question.


There is only one answer.


And you know what it is!!!!!!
Forum: Orange Crush 01-03-2007, 01:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,053
Posted By Blueskin950s
tanks tanks tanks

I remember reading somewhere that the sm tank fits straight on the se. Has anyone tried it? As I am planning a trip to Spain later this year I think the extra bit of juice may come in handy. Is there...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-31-2006, 12:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 435
Posted By Blueskin950s
Happy New Year

HAPPY NEW YEAR TO ALL
:freaky :freaky :freaky :freaky :freaky :freaky :freaky
Forum: Orange Crush 11-09-2006, 11:57 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 590
Posted By Blueskin950s
My 950 SE. must go!!!

Due to money problems my 950 SE has to go.
If anyone is intrested, I am in Essex, England. You can call me on 07767883853. Mick.
And yes I am well pissed about letting it go, so no silly offers!
...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-10-2006, 11:14 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,600
Posted By Blueskin950s
SE at the Cambrian

I will be at the Cambrian on my SE, so you can see how it performs in the hands of a 'novice'.
I will be running michelin enduro comp4 front and a desert rear (should be tough enough ):lol3

And...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-09-2006, 06:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 982
Posted By Blueskin950s
"campsite"

In 2004 I camped at the rugby club and when I returned after the Saturday leg (the wettest days riding ever), my tent was full of water, as were my clothes and sleeping bag and food. Still, we live...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-03-2006, 12:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 982
Posted By Blueskin950s
Cambrian Rally

Any other UK 950 owners going to the Cambrian Rally on the 21st/22nd of October?
If you are thinking of going it is a good event to try out the 950 offroad, not to hard. But you will need Karoos on...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-14-2006, 09:33 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,976
Posted By Blueskin950s
17" Wheels for 950SE

Has anyone tried the 17" front and rear supermoto wheel set up on the SE, I know a few others have the 19"/17" set up but I want the 17" on the front (much better tyre choice).
I have just ordered a...
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