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Forum: Europe Today, 12:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 143
Posted By duibhceK
Herman is right. Also, it is better to...

Herman is right.

Also, it is better to arrive too early than too late. Especially on the French side there can be long queues when the French officials are are on strike again...
If you're early...
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2015, 12:14 AM
Replies: 6,183
Views: 801,355
Posted By duibhceK
The WR is a Yammie with the quirky threads...

The WR is a Yammie with the quirky threads indeed. So I cannot reuse the left one. Thanks for the info, I know what parts I need now.
Forum: Thumpers 03-14-2015, 09:43 AM
Replies: 6,183
Views: 801,355
Posted By duibhceK
can someone confirm that the mirrors on the TR...

can someone confirm that the mirrors on the TR use M10 1.25pitch regular thread bolts (and not inverse thread like on my Yamaha)?

I am thinking of re-using the Double Take mirrors with Ram mounts...
Forum: Europe 03-12-2015, 06:15 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 5,876
Posted By duibhceK
Depends on what type of license plate you already...

Depends on what type of license plate you already have. If it is an old yellow/black plate you cannot keep it. I am not sure how the red/white 1-Mxx-xxx plates are handled now they have been replaced...
Forum: Europe 03-04-2015, 09:04 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 5,876
Posted By duibhceK
Welcome, Jvdbank! :freaky

Welcome, Jvdbank! :freaky
Forum: Ride reports 03-02-2015, 10:06 AM
Replies: 267
Views: 62,149
Posted By duibhceK
Liked! I hope it works out for you. :clap

Liked!
I hope it works out for you. :clap
Forum: Ride reports 02-27-2015, 12:58 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 62,149
Posted By duibhceK
Not so! The truly adventurous want to hear about...

Not so! The truly adventurous want to hear about the people, not the other way around ;)




I didn't really used to like beaches, based on extensive experience at Middelkerke and Blankenberge...
Forum: Ride reports 02-27-2015, 08:26 AM
Replies: 267
Views: 62,149
Posted By duibhceK
excellent pics and story, as usual. Great job Seb...

excellent pics and story, as usual. Great job Seb and Kim!

But looking at those bikes I can't help but think they deserve a photo shoot with Seb in a classic tux and sun glasses and Kim in a gala...
Forum: Ride reports 02-27-2015, 04:14 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 22,268
Posted By duibhceK
Sure, no problem. Send me a PM with your email...

Sure, no problem.
Send me a PM with your email addy and I'll make sure a GPX-file gets to you.

If you are interested in the region definitely also read through the reports of Gliga on this forum...
Forum: Ride reports 02-26-2015, 11:51 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 65,804
Posted By duibhceK
You bet! Passports arrived yesterday....

You bet! Passports arrived yesterday. Prescriptions for the vaccinations were procured last week. [emoji1]
We can't leave this year because of some family business, but we've planned a little trip...
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2015, 09:05 AM
Replies: 6,183
Views: 801,355
Posted By duibhceK
The Strada seat is slightly lower than the KLX,...

The Strada seat is slightly lower than the KLX, the Terra, with the larger wheel diameter will be slightly higher than the KLX. For me the seat to floor distance is ok, but the seat to beg distance...
Forum: Thumpers 02-19-2015, 09:04 AM
Replies: 6,183
Views: 801,355
Posted By duibhceK
interesting chart, but a bit strange of...

interesting chart, but a bit strange of collection of models to compare to.
I'd think it would make more sense to compare the TR650 and KLR650 to the XT660Z and 690 enduro. :gerg
Forum: Ride reports 02-15-2015, 02:56 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,719
Posted By duibhceK
I am in the middle of planning a trip to Ukraine...

I am in the middle of planning a trip to Ukraine later this year. And unless the situation seriously escalates I see very little reason not to go. Some local (Ukrainian and Russian) friends give me...
Forum: Thumpers 02-08-2015, 01:45 PM
Replies: 6,183
Views: 801,355
Posted By duibhceK
There are no Givi tanklock bags made for the...

There are no Givi tanklock bags made for the TR-style (or simimilar) gas caps. Simply because the gas cap is not bolted onto the tank as you would normally have. You could drill some holes into the...
Forum: Europe 02-05-2015, 08:51 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 5,876
Posted By duibhceK
Welcome Fred. Adventures are what you make of...

Welcome Fred. Adventures are what you make of them. They can be had on any vehicle, even without one.
Forum: Ride reports 02-02-2015, 11:37 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 18,892
Posted By duibhceK
I realize this is a rather ancient topic, but I...

I realize this is a rather ancient topic, but I have only just come across it and the pictures brought back some great memories. :clap
I also recognized some familiar faces in those pics :D
Forum: Europe 02-02-2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 630
Posted By duibhceK
Yup, Bosnia or Montenegro would be excellent...

Yup, Bosnia or Montenegro would be excellent choices. Both for trail riding and for finding some nice property.
Forum: Thumpers 01-29-2015, 04:31 AM
Replies: 460
Views: 37,365
Posted By duibhceK
The issue is that your variable resistor creates...

The issue is that your variable resistor creates a fixed offset over the entire temperature range. Because of the non-linear nature of the stock AIT this means that at high ambient temps your offset...
Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2015, 05:49 AM
Replies: 460
Views: 37,365
Posted By duibhceK
It is an interesting idea Mark. I looked into...

It is an interesting idea Mark. I looked into something similar about a year ago as I used a similar approach on my XT660Z before.
But as described in the eruption thread started by Run-it over on...
Forum: Thumpers 01-25-2015, 02:26 PM
Replies: 6,183
Views: 801,355
Posted By duibhceK
I'm not really an expert here, but theoretically...

I'm not really an expert here, but theoretically speaking moving the sensor away from the hot engine air might be a very efficient and cheap way to reduce the off-idle stumble.
The AIT would only...
Forum: Europe 01-21-2015, 10:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,287
Posted By duibhceK
Trees make good toilets in Europe as well, as...

Trees make good toilets in Europe as well, as long as they are not in the middle of the village square :D

I hope to be testing out some Ukranian trees in zakarpatia around June time myself. :evil
Forum: Europe 01-20-2015, 02:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,287
Posted By duibhceK
Generally countries in southern or eastern Europe...

Generally countries in southern or eastern Europe are cheaper than the countries in the north or west.
Western Europe is also a bit harder to find a secluded spot for wild camping.

Imho your...
Forum: Thumpers 01-16-2015, 08:19 AM
Replies: 3,603
Views: 770,815
Posted By duibhceK
Yes, it is way lighter. Yes, it has more power....

Yes, it is way lighter. Yes, it has more power. So yes it will perform better on the road and off it. whether it will be as good as you expect can only be determined by a test ride. [emoji6]
For me...
Forum: Ride reports 01-15-2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 664
Views: 238,542
Posted By duibhceK
Yes! Yes! Very eager to hear about that as well....

Yes! Yes! Very eager to hear about that as well. [emoji6]
Forum: Ride reports 01-11-2015, 11:08 AM
Replies: 267
Views: 62,149
Posted By duibhceK
Subscribed! And enjoying it very much. :ear

Subscribed! And enjoying it very much. :ear
Forum: Ride reports 01-11-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 65,804
Posted By duibhceK
Hi Seb! Been following the blog already for a...

Hi Seb! Been following the blog already for a while, but still looking forward to the ADV report, so I'll hop over quickly to subscribe.
And say hi to Kim as well from Sofie and me. :wave
Forum: Ride reports 01-11-2015, 01:42 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 65,804
Posted By duibhceK
There's plenty of people that do that trip solo,...

There's plenty of people that do that trip solo, don't let that stop you. In any case you can always join up with others for a while when you meet them on the road. :freaky
Forum: Ride reports 01-01-2015, 01:03 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 22,268
Posted By duibhceK
Day 22 - Monday June 30 - Kobarid (SLO) to Villach (A)

Day 22 - Monday June 30 - Kobarid (SLO) to Villach (A)

So after a stormy night at least it has ceased raining in the morning. And since we have plenty of time to catch our train in Villach we...
Forum: Thumpers 12-30-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 6,183
Views: 801,355
Posted By duibhceK
different cam shaft timing, different air box,...

different cam shaft timing, different air box, different ECU programming, different gearing.
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 6,183
Views: 801,355
Posted By duibhceK
It depends on what technology is used. With SLA...

It depends on what technology is used. With SLA printing you'll need to clean up the supports for the overhangs after printing. With FDM as well, unless a water soluble support material was used,...
Forum: Ride reports 12-21-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 22,268
Posted By duibhceK
Day 22 - Sunday June 29 - Kobarid (SLO)

Day 22 - Sunday June 29 - Kobarid (SLO)

No riding today. We'll be taking it easy, chilling on the camp site, rearranging our luggage into an overnight bag for the train and doing some maintenance...
Forum: Ride reports 12-21-2014, 01:03 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 15,903
Posted By duibhceK
It is great to see that the few tr650s that are...

It is great to see that the few tr650s that are out there are actually being used for their intended purpose.
Forum: Europe 12-17-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 775
Posted By duibhceK
Very good tip. Also in Aachen is a Louis shop...

Very good tip. Also in Aachen is a Louis shop (Louis.de). From Maastricht you could do both shops in a jiff.
Forum: Ride reports 12-16-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 22,268
Posted By duibhceK
Day 21 - Saturday June 28 - Kobarid to Lake Bled to Kobarid (SLO)

Day 21 - Saturday June 28 - Kobarid to Lake Bled to Kobarid (SLO)

Our train only leaves on Monday, so we still have a weekend to fill. We decide to spend it exploring a bit more of Slovenia. The...
Forum: Thumpers 12-15-2014, 02:40 AM
Replies: 6,183
Views: 801,355
Posted By duibhceK
The steel frame wil definitely make a difference....

The steel frame wil definitely make a difference. But I am not sure if the difference is actually as large as the quoted figures suggest. BMW has a tendency to underestimate the weight of their...
Forum: Ride reports 12-10-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 22,268
Posted By duibhceK
Thanks for sharing those pics Don T and Twinmike,...

Thanks for sharing those pics Don T and Twinmike, they form a nice addition to the story. At the time we were there I knew about the cavern, we had heard a lot about it at the HUBB meeting last year....
Forum: Ride reports 12-07-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 22,268
Posted By duibhceK
Day 20 - Friday June 27 - Krk (HR) to Kobarid (SLO)

Day 20 - Friday June 27 - Krk (HR) to Kobarid (SLO)

We are nearing the end of our trip. The Autozug from Deutsche Bahn that we are booked on is leaving on Monday evening in Villach. That gives us...
Forum: Ride reports 12-07-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,917
Posted By duibhceK
Brilliant! thanks for sharing. :clap

Brilliant! thanks for sharing. :clap
Forum: Thumpers 12-06-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 6,183
Views: 801,355
Posted By duibhceK
indeed. My girlfriend's and mine are ABS Terras....

indeed. My girlfriend's and mine are ABS Terras. Pretty pleased with them. It just sucks that you need to come to a full stop to turn of the ABS.
Forum: Ride reports 12-04-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 22,268
Posted By duibhceK
Well, the Croatian coast line is already very...

Well, the Croatian coast line is already very touristic in places. But that has been an attraction for the European bourgeoisie and nobility since the late 1800s. It still is very popular and you...
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