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Forum: Equipment 08-16-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,438
Posted By Wanted
I have the 2014 Alpinestar Toucan boots, I can...

I have the 2014 Alpinestar Toucan boots, I can honestly say I have never worn a more comfortable boot yet. I had the Sidi Crossfire 2 boots which would serve the more hardcore adventurous rider...
Forum: Europe 08-13-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 556
Posted By Wanted
Hey dude cheers for reply, I am from New Zealand...

Hey dude cheers for reply, I am from New Zealand where it is fairly common to get snow the further south you go, although not as cold as northern Scandinavia I would suspect, the worst I ever dealt...
Forum: Europe 08-12-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 194
Posted By Wanted
Temporary Import Germany - Drivers license?

This may sound like a ridiculous question and it is a long story but essentially, I am shipping a motorbike to Germany in January. I have a green card and all relevant registration documents etc. Do...
Forum: Equipment 08-11-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 438
Posted By Wanted
GPS tracking device recommendations for anti-theft

Does anybody know of a GPS tracking device used for theft that does not have a monthly subscription. Looking for something with a one-off payment that can be tracked via Google maps.
Forum: Equipment 08-11-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,222
Posted By Wanted
Bump on this thread, I can't get insurance...

Bump on this thread,

I can't get insurance on my motorbike (for reason's I'd rather not discuss), so for long distance travel I am going to go with the Scorpio combo, Disc lock (possibly two), and...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-11-2014, 01:21 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 20,858
Posted By Wanted
Personally I went ahead and bought one anyway,...

Personally I went ahead and bought one anyway, it's a crowd-funding campaign and people have to accept that they gave their money knowing full well that it could have flopped and/or been delayed,...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-11-2014, 01:13 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 20,858
Posted By Wanted
The latest from Earl two days ago is as follows; ...

The latest from Earl two days ago is as follows;

August 10th, 2014 ABC, August: Begin certification! This time last year, I was certain I would be spending my summer on the trail with both...
Forum: Thumpers 08-08-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 547
Posted By Wanted
Thanks dude, why didn't I think of that before?...

Thanks dude, why didn't I think of that before? I've read his thread start to finish but completely forgot he posted his list of tools. That should be more than enough to work off. Thanks man! &...
Forum: Thumpers 08-07-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 547
Posted By Wanted
KTM 690 Enduro R tool kit - what is in yours?

Hey,

I am looking at upgrading from the stock tool kit on a '13 KTM 690 Enduro R. Just wondering if anyone has done the same, and if so what have they changed / added? I don't really know my bike...
Forum: Thumpers 08-07-2014, 05:35 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 40,119
Posted By Wanted
Serious question, how tall are you.. and how do...

Serious question, how tall are you.. and how do you touch the ground? I am 6"1 and legit think any higher and I would not be able to put a foot down at the lights. I would love to go higher though...
Forum: Thumpers 08-06-2014, 03:44 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 40,119
Posted By Wanted
Hey mate, is this to say the seat from KTM Basel...

Hey mate, is this to say the seat from KTM Basel is not quite so comfortable? for long distance riding would it be worth shelling out extra for the Renazco, or will the Basel one do the trick? Is the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-06-2014, 01:01 AM
Replies: 671
Views: 133,916
Posted By Wanted
Just on this, an HJC CL-17 snow helmet with...

Just on this, an HJC CL-17 snow helmet with electric shield would do the trick? Or do you need a pin-lock lens added to it? Or can you go non-electric shield with a pin-lock lens? I watched a video...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-05-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 671
Views: 133,916
Posted By Wanted
Thanks dude, taken into consideration.. Might...

Thanks dude, taken into consideration.. Might just shell out for one of those BRP BV2S.. expensive as hell for only a couple of months in the snow but as long as it is comfortable and keeps me safe...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-05-2014, 06:29 AM
Replies: 671
Views: 133,916
Posted By Wanted
Bump Finally finished reading this entire...

Bump

Finally finished reading this entire thread. Heading into winter conditions in Scandinavia in January, studded TKC80's have been suggested for dry/wet pavement and moderate ice/snow (before...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-05-2014, 12:28 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 20,858
Posted By Wanted
Dude, haven't actually read up much on Earl in...

Dude, haven't actually read up much on Earl in ages but do you know what the deal is with the exterior shell? When I first saw it to crowd fund it was a nice looking black/white or grey design as...
Forum: Equipment 08-04-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 402
Posted By Wanted
Helmet for extreme winter conditions

Hey,

Am looking for information on arctic riding in regards to helmet. Has anyone ridden with just a MX helmet? I have a Klim F4 snowmobile helmet (comes with clip in nose/cheek cover. Would this...
Forum: Equipment 08-04-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 780
Posted By Wanted
This thread is old but has been going for years,...

This thread is old but has been going for years, has almost all information you could possibly want on winter riding

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=53519&page=1

I've also heard...
Forum: Equipment 08-04-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,215
Posted By Wanted
Bump old thread Can long distance riding...

Bump old thread

Can long distance riding into arctic conditions be done with Klim F4 helmet, Motocross goggles, nose/cheek shield and Klim arctic balaclava? or far too cold? (arctic circle in...
Forum: Europe 08-02-2014, 12:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 556
Posted By Wanted
Scandinavian winter advice please

Hi,

I am looking for information on the snow/ice conditions of Sweden, Norway and Finland throughout February. I will be riding a KTM 690 Enduro R up through to the top of Norway (via Sweden) and...
Forum: Equipment 08-01-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,674
Posted By Wanted
Bump on very old thread Are tire chains...

Bump on very old thread

Are tire chains useful in patchy conditions? i.e You're heading toward a colder area, and the environment shifts into more icy conditions but still paved or gravel roads? I...
Forum: EMEA 08-01-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 935
Posted By Wanted
Hey Oldbear, thanks again. Are those MITAS tyres...

Hey Oldbear, thanks again. Are those MITAS tyres tubes or tubeless? any ideas? /does it even matter
Forum: EMEA 07-30-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 935
Posted By Wanted
Sweet, hopefully the colder climate oil is easily...

Sweet, hopefully the colder climate oil is easily accessible up in Northern Europe than it is here in Australia, will try pick some up then. By the way Oldbear, what are those on your handle bars,...
Forum: Thumpers 07-30-2014, 03:17 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 40,119
Posted By Wanted
Call me naive, I just thought if you're paying...

Call me naive, I just thought if you're paying 6000 Swiss Franc for a kit then it would likely have included installment, and those who chose to ship it overseas would have installed at their own...
Forum: Equipment 07-29-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,755
Posted By Wanted
Can anyone show me how small a hammock packs...

Can anyone show me how small a hammock packs down? And whatever those tarps are that go over the top as cover?

I have a tent, but wonder if its worth packing a hammock as well?

Cheers!
Forum: EMEA 07-29-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 935
Posted By Wanted
Thanks you guys are really helpful. With the...

Thanks you guys are really helpful. With the alternator issue, whilst watching some videos on heated gear on RevZilla, they say that generally two heated riding apparel should be fine running off the...
Forum: Equipment 07-28-2014, 11:34 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 29,550
Posted By Wanted
I've had a set of Magadans for the last 10...

I've had a set of Magadans for the last 10 months, they are not as slash proof as they seem. First ride with them opened a large gash on the bottom of one of the bags (400km), Adventure Spec didn't...
Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 40,119
Posted By Wanted
Thanks for answering those questions mate! Damn...

Thanks for answering those questions mate! Damn ditching the water tank, the water tank was the only reason I got it! ;((

800 euros to fit!! ...that does throw a spanner in the works, that sucks....
Forum: EMEA 07-28-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 935
Posted By Wanted
Thanks Guys, I really do appreciate the help and...

Thanks Guys, I really do appreciate the help and the concern also. Thanks heaps for suggesting those tires Oldbear, I will look into these with details. A guy who rides in the winter in New Zealand...
Forum: EMEA 07-26-2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 935
Posted By Wanted
awesome read (though a bit weird through Google...

awesome read (though a bit weird through Google translate), and cool video. When you were riding on the reasonably clear roads (not covered in ice/snow), were you still using studded tires? And if so...
Forum: EMEA 07-26-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 935
Posted By Wanted
Thanks. I'd just like to advise although I do...

Thanks. I'd just like to advise although I do appreciate the concern, I would like to add I have invested a lot into some of the best heated gear and arctic equipment I could find. I have spoken to a...
Forum: EMEA 07-26-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 935
Posted By Wanted
European Winter riders (Snow/Ice) Give me advice

Hi there,

Will be heading up into Northern Europe in early February on a RTW trip on a ktm 690 Enduro R. I need some advice on riding in snow/ice conditions heading North specifically above...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-18-2014, 05:16 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 20,858
Posted By Wanted
Damn man, that locus app actually looks pretty...

Damn man, that locus app actually looks pretty boss. On a scale of 1-rookie how amateur am I for never seeing that before?
Forum: Thumpers 07-18-2014, 04:27 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 40,119
Posted By Wanted
Hey, wow I haven't been on this thread since it...

Hey, wow I haven't been on this thread since it first opened, it has turned into quite a collection of amazing bikes! Awesome job.

I am shipping my motorcycle to Europe in January and want to...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-17-2014, 11:15 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 20,858
Posted By Wanted
Any help? I start a long distance trip in...

Any help?

I start a long distance trip in January and still have no GPS. I have kept an eye on earl since late last year just waiting to see what was going to happen with it. The earl looks like...
Forum: Equipment 07-17-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,369
Posted By Wanted
Bump Question: I bought a Neoair xlite and...

Bump

Question: I bought a Neoair xlite and it literally sounds like sleeping on a bed of rustling candy wrappers, I try not to move at all, then when I have to take a breath it sounds a little...
Forum: Trip Planning 07-14-2014, 05:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,064
Posted By Wanted
Thanks mate, gave them an e-mail. Still...

Thanks mate, gave them an e-mail. Still interested if anyone else has anything?
Forum: Trip Planning 07-12-2014, 05:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,064
Posted By Wanted
Info on shipping? (Australia-Europe)

Hey, I have a '13 KTM 690 Enduro R and want to ship from Australia to Germany in December, for arrival no later than the end of January. If anyone has experience shipping between these two countries...
Forum: Thumpers 01-13-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 235
Posted By Wanted
KTM 690 rear axle help

Hey,

I need help from anyone with a 690 enduro. I was out on a dirt track yesterday and noticed some clunking noises appear out of nowhere. I slowed down and stopped and noticed my chain was...
Forum: Thumpers 01-01-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 3,936
Views: 1,256,004
Posted By Wanted
Can you touch the ground on it? How did you go...

Can you touch the ground on it? How did you go with it at standard? I don't know how that could be comfortable or even possible to stop at traffic lights and stuff haha... but then again who needs...
Forum: Thumpers 01-01-2014, 12:07 AM
Replies: 3,936
Views: 1,256,004
Posted By Wanted
---- Exactly how high is the seat man? I'm 6'1''...

---- Exactly how high is the seat man? I'm 6'1'' and at standard I cant sit flat footed on the bike (2013) and am bordering on tiptoes at the lights. I want the 300mm but not at the cost of not...
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