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Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2012, 03:40 AM
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Posted By Rone
If it is possible, I can use the rear wheel hub...

If it is possible, I can use the rear wheel hub ;-)
Forum: Thumpers 11-12-2012, 04:34 PM
Replies: 7,290
Views: 1,150,411
Posted By Rone
40000km through Africa started in Belgium: ...

40000km through Africa started in Belgium:

2 flat tires
1 broken bearing in the back wheel
2 broken seals in the front suspension
2 broken mirrors
6 sets of tires (2x Metzeler Enduro...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-04-2012, 03:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,524
Posted By Rone
Yes. I still need to put the locations. I will...

Yes. I still need to put the locations. I will start with this one ;-)
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-03-2012, 12:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,524
Posted By Rone
Sorry :shog You can also see the pictures...

Sorry :shog

You can also see the pictures at :...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-02-2012, 01:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,524
Posted By Rone
40000km through Africa: The Pics

This is not really a report, but rather a set of photos of my trip through Africa.
It started in Belgium at the end of October 2010.
...
Forum: Thumpers 12-28-2010, 09:41 AM
Replies: 5,698
Views: 1,180,377
Posted By Rone
I have a rallye fender mounted as they have used...

I have a rallye fender mounted as they have used on the BMW G450X during the Dakar 2010. I drove already 13000km with it (including many off road in Africa) without any trouble.
...
Forum: Thumpers 10-05-2010, 11:19 AM
Replies: 750
Views: 107,588
Posted By Rone
I am 1m74cm. I have an Ohlins too. It is...

I am 1m74cm. I have an Ohlins too. It is modified. There is a spacer (6mm) inside so the bike is +/- 2cm lower in the back.
Forum: Thumpers 09-23-2010, 03:25 PM
Replies: 2,098
Views: 684,635
Posted By Rone
can you explane me what these #481 means ? is it...

can you explane me what these #481 means ? is it pound ?

is 481 LBS = 218.64 kg ?

can you also explane what this is included ? Full with fuel, what gear, tent, matras ...
Forum: Thumpers 09-17-2010, 02:36 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 19,005
Posted By Rone
When I will have a flat at the front, I also need...

When I will have a flat at the front, I also need to put the front off the ground so I can take the front wheel out. For that I made also a simpel thing. I mounted a bracket in front of the rally...
Forum: Thumpers 09-17-2010, 02:15 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 19,005
Posted By Rone
I needed to find a solution to take enough water...

I needed to find a solution to take enough water with me. I will use a Camelbak Mule NV with an extra 3 liters reservoir. So this makes 6 liters on my back. This is not enough, so I will carry more...
Forum: Thumpers 09-17-2010, 01:53 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 19,005
Posted By Rone
Because the aluminium spacers for the wheels...

Because the aluminium spacers for the wheels (original BMW) are too soft, I ordered new spacers at Stephan Scheffelmeier...
Forum: Thumpers 09-17-2010, 01:40 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 19,005
Posted By Rone
There was still some place behind the lift...

There was still some place behind the lift pannier rack (below the silencer) so I ordered a tooltube. I had place enough for the Mega Tube (http://www.thetooltube.com/MegaTube.html). I needed also...
Forum: Thumpers 09-17-2010, 01:25 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 19,005
Posted By Rone
On my trip I will ride about 35000km. I think...

On my trip I will ride about 35000km. I think that it would be right to take a chain wheel and 2 sprockets with me. The chain wheel is a steel 47 T original BMW part n 27717716859. The Sprockets 14...
Forum: Thumpers 09-17-2010, 01:08 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 19,005
Posted By Rone
Before I had mounted a center stand so it would...

Before I had mounted a center stand so it would be easy to take out the rear wheel when I would have a flat tire. The center stand was too heavy. So there I wanted a simple and especially lighter...
Forum: Thumpers 09-17-2010, 01:07 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 19,005
Posted By Rone
It is long since I gave an update. In about one...

It is long since I gave an update. In about one month I start my journey through Africa.
There were still some things I wanted to make or modify.

Because I need to cook on my trip, I need fuel...
Forum: Thumpers 07-13-2010, 04:33 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 11,858
Posted By Rone
I only can say : "I love my XC" but indeed it...

I only can say : "I love my XC" but indeed it isn't a cheap bike ...

http://i367.photobucket.com/albums/oo111/Fastbikers/Afrika/XChallenge%20in%20Reistrim%20800/P1060116.jpg

...
Forum: Thumpers 07-06-2010, 02:08 AM
Replies: 2,098
Views: 684,635
Posted By Rone
Are these the MURCHISON or the GASCOYNE panniers...

Are these the MURCHISON or the GASCOYNE panniers ?

How much did they cost including shipping to UK and how long did you have to wait after your order until they were delivered ?

Once you see...
Forum: Thumpers 07-05-2010, 03:10 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 19,005
Posted By Rone
Haan Wheels

Today a box was delivered from Haan Wheels Sport (http://www.haanwheels.com/en/sport/?PHPSESSID=e15f019b30a6251a1e5b515477b63539).
...
Forum: Thumpers 06-16-2010, 11:43 AM
Replies: 5,698
Views: 1,180,377
Posted By Rone
can you do something with THIS...

can you do something with THIS (http://cgi.benl.ebay.be/BMW-G-650-XChallenge-Bremssattel-Bremssattel-NEU-/360088512565?cmd=ViewItem&pt=Motorrad_Kraftradteile&hash=item53d6f2a835) ?
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2010, 11:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,185
Posted By Rone
You can take a look HERE...

You can take a look HERE (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=12986322#post12986322) ... :wink:
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2010, 08:08 AM
Replies: 2,098
Views: 684,635
Posted By Rone
you can buy an original BMW steel rear sprocket...

you can buy an original BMW steel rear sprocket 47T for the XChallenge.
Partnumber is 27 71 7 716 859
For the moment I use one of these.
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2010, 07:19 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 19,005
Posted By Rone
The original wheel clamps are modified so the...

The original wheel clamps are modified so the better cartridges could be fit to the original fork.

http://i367.photobucket.com/albums/oo111/Fastbikers/Afrika/Advrider%20forum/DSC00388.jpg

the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2010, 06:31 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 19,005
Posted By Rone
This is indeed the weight that was weighed ... I...

This is indeed the weight that was weighed ... I was hoping for less, but unfortunately ... 87 kg on the front and 93 kg on the rear ... This is a lot more than the 144 kg where BMW speaks of in...
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2010, 08:11 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 19,005
Posted By Rone
Yesterday I was at my suspension specialst and he...

Yesterday I was at my suspension specialst and he dismantled my forks.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>
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Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2010, 07:58 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 19,005
Posted By Rone
thanks dude :wink:

thanks dude :wink:
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2010, 07:55 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 19,005
Posted By Rone
quote [Adv Grifter] : I'm wondering if you have...

quote [Adv Grifter] :
I'm wondering if you have weighed your bike with all the GPS mount/Dash, bags, camping gear, Bash Plate, Tools, racks and fuel on the bike?
The complete bike with GPS...
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2010, 05:47 AM
Replies: 2,098
Views: 684,635
Posted By Rone
indeed, and the spacers for the rear of a...

indeed, and the spacers for the rear of a ABS-bike and a non-ABS-bike are the same. Only the front spacer is different.
Forum: Thumpers 05-24-2010, 10:49 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 19,005
Posted By Rone
Yesterday I was on an off road trip in northern...

Yesterday I was on an off road trip in northern France.
Today I just started disassembling my bike.


http://i367.photobucket.com/albums/oo111/Fastbikers/Afrika/Advrider%20forum/DSC00379.jpg
...
Forum: Thumpers 05-24-2010, 06:47 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 45,987
Posted By Rone
My XChallenge on a 2 week trip in Morocco. -...

My XChallenge on a 2 week trip in Morocco.
- Ortlieb Rack Pack
- Ortlieb Saddle Bags
- Wolfman Tank Bag
...
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2010, 10:17 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 19,005
Posted By Rone
Meanwhile I am back from my test in Morocco. I...

Meanwhile I am back from my test in Morocco. I must still sorting the photos. So it is too early for full report. Except from the front suspension, the XChallenge was excellent. The front suspension...
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2010, 01:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 876
Posted By Rone
between the connector and the sidestand switch...

between the connector and the sidestand switch you have to close the red and the white wire.
I removed the connector and for the wiring harness you have to close the brown and the brown/violet wire
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2010, 11:23 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 86,014
Posted By Rone
How many fuel can you take this way ? Rear...

How many fuel can you take this way ?

Rear + Front Left + Front Right
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2010, 04:11 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 19,005
Posted By Rone
Thanks for the info. I was wondering about...

Thanks for the info.

I was wondering about the strength of the straps, but nowhere found something about it. I will take extra straps with me, just in case.
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2010, 04:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,109
Posted By Rone
I replyed because Foofighter wrote

I replyed because Foofighter wrote
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2010, 03:18 PM
Replies: 5,698
Views: 1,180,377
Posted By Rone
If you can read German ... HERE...

If you can read German ... HERE (http://www.michaelbense.de/g650x/forum/viewtopic.php?t=1969) you can buy a set :wink:
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2010, 01:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,109
Posted By Rone
the long bolts are looking very dangerous to me ...

the long bolts are looking very dangerous to me

http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b37/foofighterr/AboveView.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2010, 10:50 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 19,005
Posted By Rone
Ortlieb Saddle Bags

So here a few detail photos to show how I fix the saddle bags on the bike.

Today I first made the tube in de back.
...
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2010, 10:18 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 19,005
Posted By Rone
There is the same room room to put the Xrange...

There is the same room room to put the Xrange (fuel reservoir) as on a standard alumium subframe, but there is nothing to mount a cannister. So there you would work something out.
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2010, 02:42 AM
Replies: 7,290
Views: 1,150,411
Posted By Rone
Same here I drilled the hole in the air...

Same here

I drilled the hole in the air cleaner house with 8,5mm drill. Then I put screw thread M10 in it. from there you have a basic to screw something in it to connect the tube/hose.
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2010, 02:33 AM
Replies: 5,698
Views: 1,180,377
Posted By Rone
The nuts of a KTM are the way to go. Not only in...

The nuts of a KTM are the way to go. Not only in the front, but also in the back (they are the same)

Origanal BMW Nuts are also M20x1,50 and not M20x1,25 like told on the RepROM.

The only...
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