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Forum: Thumpers 02-06-2015, 07:24 AM
Replies: 835
Views: 208,954
Posted By BDG
Lyndon's old 690, the first LPR conversion now in...

Lyndon's old 690, the first LPR conversion now in it's current guise being a beast of burden in Tadjikistan

http://i306.photobucket.com/albums/nn259/BDG996/Mongolia%202014/mongolia728.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 02-06-2015, 06:37 AM
Replies: 4,957
Views: 1,719,322
Posted By BDG
My 690 in Tadjikistan

http://i306.photobucket.com/albums/nn259/BDG996/Mongolia%202014/mongolia728.jpg (http://s306.photobucket.com/user/BDG996/media/Mongolia%202014/mongolia728.jpg.html)

Up at around 13,000 ft coming...
Forum: Road warriors 12-28-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 2,224
Views: 440,390
Posted By BDG
Point taken and good to talk bikes with others...

Point taken and good to talk bikes with others half way round the world. Hope you've all had a great Christmas.
Forum: Road warriors 12-28-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 2,224
Views: 440,390
Posted By BDG
Each to their own, my bike is an 09, I love your...

Each to their own, my bike is an 09, I love your later bike with gloss black bodywork and orange frame
Forum: Road warriors 12-28-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 2,224
Views: 440,390
Posted By BDG
Hi John I had all of the camping stuff you...

Hi John I had all of the camping stuff you mentioned packed plus inner tubes, and at that point 4 litres of oil for 2 changes. Tools etc. We experienced everything from 45c in Uzbekistan (TOO HOT for...
Forum: Road warriors 12-28-2014, 04:00 AM
Replies: 2,224
Views: 440,390
Posted By BDG
Aforementioned fully loaded 690 in Tajikistan...

Aforementioned fully loaded 690 in Tajikistan with China in the background.

Thats complete with camping equipment, water, food, spares, enough oil for an oil change. filters, air filters etc.

I...
Forum: Road warriors 12-28-2014, 03:06 AM
Replies: 2,224
Views: 440,390
Posted By BDG
Hey guys i read that you prefer hard luggage, but...

Hey guys i read that you prefer hard luggage, but why take so much luggage. I can do 2 weeks round Europe with a tank bag and a 50 litre roll bag strapped to the back. Keep the weight down and the...
Forum: Ride reports 10-02-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 11,894
Posted By BDG
Hi Guyana, looking at your pictures it looks as...

Hi Guyana, looking at your pictures it looks as if it was wetter when you were there at end of July. We were there 22nd and 23rd of June.

The best 2 days riding of our 10,500 mile trip from...
Forum: Ride reports 09-30-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 11,894
Posted By BDG
Hey Guyana Great pics of the Bartang, myself...

Hey Guyana

Great pics of the Bartang, myself and my mate rode it in the opposite direction in late June, cartainly not as much water about when we were there

What time of year did you ride the...
Forum: Europe 07-25-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 879
Views: 206,527
Posted By BDG
Honda XR650R fully prepared for adventure for sale in England

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Fully prepped adventure travel bike.

2002 model, 18,650 kms/11,650 miles that I've owned...
Forum: Thumpers 01-17-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,169
Posted By BDG
Jenny, may speak to Gabe, I actually put him in...

Jenny, may speak to Gabe, I actually put him in touch with the guy who sold him his XR650L before he went RTW.

Kiko I've looked at the Globetrottin site with great interest thanks. 2 frames...
Forum: Thumpers 01-14-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 23,740
Views: 3,195,186
Posted By BDG
Thanks for that Any pictures please?

Thanks for that

Any pictures please?
Forum: Thumpers 01-14-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,169
Posted By BDG
Hi Jenny I currently run Dirt Bagz frames...

Hi Jenny

I currently run Dirt Bagz frames and their panniers and an Aussie alloy Whipps rack. I'm used to travelling light but had both the frames and rack break on trips to Morocco.

Been...
Forum: Thumpers 01-14-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 23,740
Views: 3,195,186
Posted By BDG
Pig to Mongolia, question about rear sub frames breaking

I'm off on an 8,000 or 9,000 mile trip form England to Mongolia via Turkey, Iran, the Stans, Russia with as much off road as possible on the PIG.

I've had the PIG for many years and it's a veteran...
Forum: Thumpers 01-14-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,169
Posted By BDG
XR650R to Mongolia. Question about rear sub frames breaking

I'm off on an 8,000 or 9,000 mile trip form England to Mongolia via Turkey, Iran, the Stans, Russia with as much off road as possible on the PIG.

I've had the PIG for many years and it's a...
Forum: Europe 12-18-2013, 09:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 855
Posted By BDG
Spot on:clap

Spot on:clap
Forum: Europe 12-16-2013, 02:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,398
Posted By BDG
Sold

Sold
Forum: Europe 12-06-2013, 05:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 605
Posted By BDG
I'm looking forward to it.

I'm looking forward to it.
Forum: Thumpers 11-24-2013, 07:51 AM
Replies: 23,740
Views: 3,195,186
Posted By BDG
My mates BRP has 67,000 kms on it and still going...

My mates BRP has 67,000 kms on it and still going strong
Forum: Ride reports 11-22-2013, 08:00 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 23,987
Posted By BDG
Great choice of bike and a great read. I...

Great choice of bike and a great read.

I used to use a Ducati 996SPS then a 996R for what we classed as high speed performance touring around Europe, upto 3,000 miles in 2 weeks so I know about...
Forum: Europe 11-22-2013, 05:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,398
Posted By BDG
http://i306.photobucket.com/albums/nn259/BDG996/Fo...

http://i306.photobucket.com/albums/nn259/BDG996/Forsale3.jpg (http://s306.photobucket.com/user/BDG996/media/Forsale3.jpg.html)http://i306.photobucket.com/albums/nn259/BDG996/Forsale4.jpg...
Forum: Europe 11-22-2013, 05:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,398
Posted By BDG
KTM 690R Enduro for sale complete with details this time!!!!!

KTM 690 Enduro R for sale

Registered 2010 6,400 miles excellent condition and very well maintained. Prepared by Lyndon Poskitt 2013 DAKAR finisher.

This bike is fully prepared for travelling...
Forum: Europe 11-22-2013, 04:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,044
Posted By BDG
It's better as a secret.........something went...

It's better as a secret.........something went wrong with the advert, no wonder I've had no response, thick bastard that I am.

Here's the real advert...
Forum: Europe 11-22-2013, 04:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,044
Posted By BDG
The D stands for DAFT, DUNCE, DIMWIT, DUNDERHEAD...

The D stands for DAFT, DUNCE, DIMWIT, DUNDERHEAD or any other combination.
Forum: Europe 11-22-2013, 04:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,068
Posted By BDG
I have a set of 2010 690R forks and shock sat in...

I have a set of 2010 690R forks and shock sat in front of me now as my bike as EXC forks and a Wilburs shock fitted.

I'm selling my bike so may put the standard stuff back on and sell the EXC...
Forum: Europe 10-09-2013, 07:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,044
Posted By BDG
KTM 690R for sale ENGLAND

http://<a href=http://s306.photobucket.com/user/BDG996/media/13Alps029-001.jpg.html target=_blank>http://i306.photobucket.com/albums/nn259/BDG996/13Alps029-001.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 03-11-2013, 05:01 PM
Replies: 4,925
Views: 3,508,884
Posted By BDG
Truly inspirational. Thanks to everybody...

Truly inspirational.

Thanks to everybody that participated.
Forum: Thumpers 03-05-2013, 12:00 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 503
Posted By BDG
Lynx fairing questions

I'm considering fitting a Lynx fairing, is the HID upgrade on the headlights worth it over the standard Hella lights?

I wouldn't bother with HID on the high beam as HID lights seem to take a few...
Forum: Thumpers 02-21-2013, 01:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 534
Posted By BDG
KTM 690 starter sticking on

My mates 2011 690 started off with the indicators and lights packing up at the weekend, though they came back on then packed up again. This may be co-incidental to the main problem.

Then the...
Forum: Ride reports 02-11-2013, 06:08 AM
Replies: 4,925
Views: 3,508,884
Posted By BDG
Superb, really enjoyed the video, this whole...

Superb, really enjoyed the video, this whole report is gripping reading, mouth watering and inspirational
Forum: Ride reports 01-25-2013, 04:28 AM
Replies: 4,925
Views: 3,508,884
Posted By BDG
Rod for Prime Minister after that last photo....

Rod for Prime Minister after that last photo. Repeal the 2006 NERC Act and make Adventure Riding a compulsory part of the school syllabus.

I'll vote for you.
Forum: Ride reports 01-11-2013, 06:37 AM
Replies: 4,925
Views: 3,508,884
Posted By BDG
Rod you're Scottish so you can be Ewan....I'll be...

Rod you're Scottish so you can be Ewan....I'll be a right Charlie when Walter finds out what we've done!



or



Look Rod, let's ignore the fact you're riding a KTM, lets pretend we're...
Forum: Ride reports 01-08-2013, 07:32 AM
Replies: 4,925
Views: 3,508,884
Posted By BDG
T shirt and flip flops in -23c, you Jocks are...

T shirt and flip flops in -23c, you Jocks are HARD:1drink
Forum: Ride reports 12-13-2012, 05:31 AM
Replies: 4,925
Views: 3,508,884
Posted By BDG
Walter I know where there's an X Challenge, 07...

Walter I know where there's an X Challenge, 07 model with 2100 miles which may be for sale.
Forum: Ride reports 12-12-2012, 04:55 AM
Replies: 4,925
Views: 3,508,884
Posted By BDG
I've just lost interest in the bikes (for a...

I've just lost interest in the bikes (for a while). This is all Rods fault for bringing up the subject of Euro Pop.

Come on Walter, time for a proper update.
Forum: Ride reports 12-12-2012, 04:36 AM
Replies: 4,925
Views: 3,508,884
Posted By BDG
Brilliant report, like many others I'm lurking...

Brilliant report, like many others I'm lurking every day for updates. Love Rod's tongue in cheek comments about the Russian sauna. Also as a fellow 690 owner curious as to what the problem is.

Re...
Forum: Ride reports 12-02-2012, 01:42 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 178,645
Posted By BDG
Stayed there in 2008 on a trip and remember...

Stayed there in 2008 on a trip and remember having lots of ice cold beer in that bar, great place and great trip.

Loving reading the ride report on a crappy cold night in England with a hangover...
Forum: Europe 07-06-2012, 07:27 AM
Replies: 879
Views: 206,527
Posted By BDG
Honda XR650R adventure/travel bike for sale in England

Well prepped adventure/travel bike for sale.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=806183


http://i306.photobucket.com/albums/nn259/BDG996/XR/219-001.jpg
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 05-31-2012, 11:57 AM
Replies: 6,723
Views: 1,413,628
Posted By BDG
No it's not. Had mine up to 157 mph. 144 mph...

No it's not.

Had mine up to 157 mph. 144 mph on the GPS, but must take the top box (back box) off as that slows it down.
Forum: Racing 04-02-2012, 08:42 AM
Replies: 1,762
Views: 272,011
Posted By BDG
Pyn I've seen your enthusiasm and your...

Pyn

I've seen your enthusiasm and your ability, so really look forward to you giving it your best shot mate. I know you can do it.

You finish the Dakar and I'll finish that cold pint you'll...
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