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Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 34,892
Posted By macrae85
Suzuki XF650 Freewind

The last side on shot before the mods begin....and my friend learning how to salute the Spanish Guardia Civil :)...
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 34,892
Posted By macrae85
Suzuki XF650 Freewind

Through the whole of 2014 my Freewind has travelled around 100m...out the villa where it was stored in Spain,dropped off at an engineer in Scotland in May,got it home last week with the 320mm disc...
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 34,892
Posted By macrae85
1st thing I pulled off my XF650 was the...

1st thing I pulled off my XF650 was the bashplate,looks horrible,there's a TCi Products one being bought next time I'm in the States.Best freighting a frame out to the USA before converting...
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 34,892
Posted By macrae85
Nothing DR650 be made to fit?

Nothing DR650 be made to fit?
Forum: Europe 12-10-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 617
Posted By macrae85
Leave it at el Prat Airport,nobody will bother...

Leave it at el Prat Airport,nobody will bother with it.Tourist/villa owners leave their bikes there for months(terminal 1 best).Put a weather cover over it!
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-12-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,377
Posted By macrae85
Everything was stored in Casa...

Everything was stored in Casa Grande,AZ.....auctioned off on Monday 6th January 2014.Note,the most you can send towards rent was $400 due to money laundering laws,tried other forms of payment but...
Forum: Racing 01-12-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 12,230
Views: 849,292
Posted By macrae85
Dakar 2014

From the English Daily Mail.....carved from salt blocks!
https://scontent-b-lhr.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-prn2/1173732_10152251956052150_594409833_n.jpg
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-12-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,377
Posted By macrae85
Arizona ADV Riders eyes out!

Any AZ ADV riders out there keep their eyes open for this bike,it was 'sold' by an unscrupulous storage company while i was dealing with my Moms illness and subsequent death from cancer back in...
Forum: Europe 11-12-2013, 12:43 PM
Replies: 842
Views: 192,148
Posted By macrae85
Wanted Hepco Becker frames for Suzuki XF650

Suzuki XF650 'Freewind' pannier frames(Koffertrager in Germany) by Hepco Becker wanted.What have you got?
P.M. me please!Thanks!
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-16-2013, 06:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,350
Posted By macrae85
Just keep it on 1st World fuel......dont be going...

Just keep it on 1st World fuel......dont be going on any far out adventures,it's far from a RTW bike!
Forum: Europe 07-24-2013, 05:07 PM
Replies: 842
Views: 192,148
Posted By macrae85
Honda XL650V Transalp Hepco Becker

Hepco Becker luggage frames for a Honda Transalp 650 for sale.Used once,half price,100GBP.P/M me if interested,will post for cost of freight.Can be used with either H/B boxes,or as i...
Forum: Ride reports 07-09-2013, 05:59 PM
Replies: 988
Views: 396,498
Posted By macrae85
Bike Magazine.

See you are to be the 'star' of Bike Magazine(UK) next month.....plenty of you photos in this months! :)...
Forum: Road warriors 07-03-2013, 03:54 PM
Replies: 1,967
Views: 403,943
Posted By macrae85
I'm using 'Star Bars' on mine with braided hoses...

I'm using 'Star Bars' on mine with braided hoses from Goodrich from a Yamaha Fazer 1000......check out the bike above!
Forum: Road warriors 07-03-2013, 03:46 PM
Replies: 1,967
Views: 403,943
Posted By macrae85
Suzuki SV650

Welcome to the evolution......it's evolving,radiator scoops next! :)
https://fbcdn-sphotos-b-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-ash3/942609_10151778681762150_1717019599_n.jpg
Forum: Europe 04-21-2013, 12:03 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,358
Posted By macrae85
I'm sold :)

I'm sold :)
Forum: Europe 04-21-2013, 10:12 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,533
Posted By macrae85
Sorry to hear you have cancelled.I couldn't make...

Sorry to hear you have cancelled.I couldn't make plans that far ahead,but as no USA work is forthcoming this year,i'm stuck in Europe and started thinking ahead and was thinking about your trip.
Ach...
Forum: 2 smokers 02-06-2013, 03:11 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,300
Posted By macrae85
'86 Maico

My brothers '86 Maico 250 which he is currently selling!
Should upload some of the 490's,like a production line of them here! :)
My Uncle Bill (Rae) scored his best result in 125cc racing Maico at...
Forum: Ride reports 01-07-2013, 01:26 PM
Replies: 3,199
Views: 640,479
Posted By macrae85
Sorry to read of your KTM woes,i'll not go into...

Sorry to read of your KTM woes,i'll not go into how much i loath them,but,yes,lesson for everyone
go visit the bike before purchase......similar thing happened with my ATK605(he was English living...
Forum: Thumpers 01-07-2013, 12:42 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 52,418
Posted By macrae85
Since no one has posted one with a Hornig...

Since no one has posted one with a Hornig 'beak',i've dug one out for you! :)
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Forum: Thumpers 01-06-2013, 01:21 PM
Replies: 102,301
Views: 20,025,684
Posted By macrae85
Copart USA.

For auction on the 30th January on Copart.com a well loaded DR650......goes to prove 1 thing,that casing protectors dont always save casings!...
Forum: Ride reports 12-24-2012, 02:39 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 47,861
Posted By macrae85
Thanks guys,great write up. Glad yours went...

Thanks guys,great write up.
Glad yours went better than mine,but i will return one day.Back in Spain rescuing my bike,
not the worst place to spend Xmas,23C days!
Best wishes all,happy travels...
Forum: Ride reports 12-24-2012, 02:27 PM
Replies: 3,199
Views: 640,479
Posted By macrae85
Yeah I saw it and the shit the ADV Grifter bought...

Yeah I saw it and the shit the ADV Grifter bought up, not sure what his bones are with us, we don't know him and we certainly DON'T want to know him, we have done nothing against him and had no bones...
Forum: Thumpers 12-24-2012, 02:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,066
Posted By macrae85
Want one! :)

Want one! :)
Forum: Ride reports 12-24-2012, 02:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,813
Posted By macrae85
Footnote!

I couldn't write this earlier due to security reasons concerning my bike.
I left it outside T2 at Barcelona Airport for 5 weeks,perfectly safe and untouched,
though i would recommended T1 if were...
Forum: Thumpers 12-17-2012, 01:36 PM
Replies: 102,301
Views: 20,025,684
Posted By macrae85
Thought i better show that mudguard since the...

Thought i better show that mudguard since the Yanks lack choice in motorcycles! :rofl
http://i.ebayimg.com/t/Yamaha-XT-660-X-/00/$T2eC16R,!)!E9s2fCHI4BQrKiisunw~~_1.JPG
Forum: Thumpers 12-17-2012, 01:16 PM
Replies: 102,301
Views: 20,025,684
Posted By macrae85
For me,it's somewhere to attach my Yamaha XT660X...

For me,it's somewhere to attach my Yamaha XT660X m'guard to,to keep the shit down! :) (mudguard to follow,it's still in Scotland!)....
Forum: Europe 12-16-2012, 07:01 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,673
Posted By macrae85
Ha ha.....caught!Well the burn that joins the...

Ha ha.....caught!Well the burn that joins the Ayrshire/Renfrewshire border runs below my Maws bedroom,
so i'm nearly right!
So used to being in foreign parts,i just say Glasgow,least it can be...
Forum: Ride reports 12-16-2012, 04:42 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 20,684
Posted By macrae85
My weather is heating up mid week! :p ...

My weather is heating up mid week! :p
https://fbcdn-sphotos-e-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-frc1/576274_10151222428913089_2031321220_n.jpg
Forum: Americas 12-15-2012, 04:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,146
Posted By macrae85
If you are still interested,i'm still trying to...

If you are still interested,i'm still trying to get my trip south together from Casa Grande,AZ,late February start
(hopefully),but it's getting done in 2 parts,AZ - Panama.....7 month break,Colombia...
Forum: Beasts 12-11-2012, 01:25 PM
Replies: 9,295
Views: 3,682,310
Posted By macrae85
Dont know about the front,i've other ideas,KTM...

Dont know about the front,i've other ideas,KTM Adventure on the rear can be made fit!
Forum: Australia 12-09-2012, 05:46 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 40,050
Posted By macrae85
P.S. I think a low mudguard may look better,like...

P.S. I think a low mudguard may look better,like the Yamaha 660 Tenere......personal opinion! :)
https://fbcdn-sphotos-e-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-prn1/68454_10151278829944586_2008436970_n.jpg
Forum: Australia 12-09-2012, 05:41 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 40,050
Posted By macrae85
Likey,likey! Just gotta remember the Aussie...

Likey,likey!
Just gotta remember the Aussie Postman needs paying in gold bars.I might wait until
i'm down there again before i'd concider such a thing,but i am interested.(think of the cost of a...
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2012, 04:36 PM
Replies: 10,934
Views: 1,550,401
Posted By macrae85
Think i'll need to copy your paint/colour...

Think i'll need to copy your paint/colour scheme........:evil
http://i26.photobucket.com/albums/c104/torbreck2/IMG_4067.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2012, 04:32 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 15,701
Posted By macrae85
Glad you updated this today,just got THREE XR600s...

Glad you updated this today,just got THREE XR600s today with 5 engines,though 1 is
an XL600.Sitting here wondering what direction to take.I reckon get one built mint and
sell,that should fund the...
Forum: Europe 12-07-2012, 11:39 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,533
Posted By macrae85
Aye,least you have a bike i can keep up with,ha...

Aye,least you have a bike i can keep up with,ha ha.I wouldn't fancy going with the GS/KTM Adv. crowd......50mph
limit in Norway as it is.I've already done the Preikstollen......dont attempt it in...
Forum: Europe 12-06-2012, 07:15 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,533
Posted By macrae85
I would love to go to the Nordkapp,have failed 3...

I would love to go to the Nordkapp,have failed 3 times now,two to a social life(and good bands)
getting in the way,and Hurricane Katrina(well the 2nd one after Katrina,went up the Eastern Seaboard...
Forum: Europe 12-06-2012, 06:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,279
Posted By macrae85
Put it in storage until the spring.......either a...

Put it in storage until the spring.......either a nice wee run home,or you can get to Greece
on the ferries for 250GBP(300 something "E" money!).My bike is currently sitting in Barcelona,
just...
Forum: Thumpers 12-06-2012, 05:28 AM
Replies: 102,301
Views: 20,025,684
Posted By macrae85
Ta much!

Ta much!
Forum: Australia 12-05-2012, 06:58 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,066
Posted By macrae85
Which company makes that bash plate/sump...

Which company makes that bash plate/sump guard........cant find the one you wrote?
Any sticker on it,or website address?
Thanks!
Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2012, 08:45 AM
Replies: 102,301
Views: 20,025,684
Posted By macrae85
That's for GB,Aussie,NZ,Sth African,Japanese and...

That's for GB,Aussie,NZ,Sth African,Japanese and Indian beer only......you Yanks have
too many loose guns,so alcohol should be banned! :p
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