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Forum: Orange Crush 10-03-2008, 12:02 PM
Replies: 5,562
Views: 1,711,880
Posted By ratsphlem
Was this on a green lane, RUPP type type of...

Was this on a green lane, RUPP type type of track?
There are some bastards out there to watch out for in the UK who want to spoil anything to do with bikes and they go to some strange lengths to get...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-11-2008, 12:04 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,035
Posted By ratsphlem
Nice pics MF, you put me to shame, I bought mine...

Nice pics MF, you put me to shame, I bought mine in Feb and have only just run it in :shog I blame work and my trials bike addiction.
However, I plan a trip to Barcelona in a month or so, so that...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-25-2008, 04:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,053
Posted By ratsphlem
That looks like a great mod. I would also welcome...

That looks like a great mod. I would also welcome 'Stand relocation for Dummys' details please :thumb

I've checked mine this morning, and it seems that it had bent on the mounting plate, which...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-24-2008, 01:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,053
Posted By ratsphlem
Good info' thank you.

Good info' thank you.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-24-2008, 11:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,053
Posted By ratsphlem
When you say close calls, with the stand bending?

When you say close calls, with the stand bending?
Forum: Orange Crush 07-24-2008, 10:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,053
Posted By ratsphlem
I know, very good point, I will take some...

I know, very good point, I will take some tomorrow and try to add them.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-24-2008, 10:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,053
Posted By ratsphlem
SE Sidestand issue..

Has anyone had any problems with the sidestand on the SE bending?

Mine seems to be leaning over 'a lot' but I can not be sure that it's not my imagination now that I have the idea in my head.
...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-17-2008, 05:48 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,472
Posted By ratsphlem
Fellow SE Comrades. I am so sorry to be taking...

Fellow SE Comrades.
I am so sorry to be taking so long getting info from my man, he has been getting things together for the isle of Man TT, and is heading over there shortly. So I am going to have...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-05-2008, 11:28 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,472
Posted By ratsphlem
Progress! Gissa Chance! :D I hope to see...

Progress! Gissa Chance! :D

I hope to see my fabricator this week, so with a bit of luck I should have some news soon.
Forum: Orange Crush 05-01-2008, 02:40 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,472
Posted By ratsphlem
I think I could get these made quite simply by a...

I think I could get these made quite simply by a local company who does some work for me, I'll try to get a costing for them, in the meantime drop my a line if you would be interested in a set, so...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-29-2008, 10:27 AM
Replies: 5,562
Views: 1,711,880
Posted By ratsphlem
Nice wheelie AB, did you enjoy the trip to the...

Nice wheelie AB, did you enjoy the trip to the Brecon beacons?
did I miss a write up on the trip?? :ear

Well suited to the SE?
Forum: Orange Crush 04-27-2008, 01:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 942
Posted By ratsphlem
Just what I needed, now saved to favorites for...

Just what I needed, now saved to favorites for 'that' day. :clap

I've got an SE, and I have looked, looked and re-looked at all of the Adventure info' but it's left me pondering 'I wonder how...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-15-2008, 10:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 872
Posted By ratsphlem
I must do this as well this year, so as much info...

I must do this as well this year, so as much info as you can would be appreciated.:ear
Forum: Orange Crush 04-15-2008, 10:34 AM
Replies: 5,562
Views: 1,711,880
Posted By ratsphlem
Those hairy bikers are alright, but they can't...

Those hairy bikers are alright, but they can't touch The Two fat Ladies :D
Forum: Orange Crush 04-13-2008, 08:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 872
Posted By ratsphlem
Have a good time AB. I took mine for a very...

Have a good time AB.
I took mine for a very quick blat off road the other day, and I was really surprised at how nice it felt.
I've never been to that part of Wales.
Are there plenty of tracks,...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-29-2008, 06:18 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 32,398
Posted By ratsphlem
BigBear, that all looks really REALLY good! :clap...

BigBear, that all looks really REALLY good! :clap
I was going to go for spoked wheels, but I think I will now investigate the Marchesini route here in th UK.
Forum: Orange Crush 03-25-2008, 12:21 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,066
Posted By ratsphlem
Kant Touch Mytoesdown :jack

Kant
Touch
Mytoesdown

:jack
Forum: Orange Crush 03-21-2008, 02:11 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,475
Posted By ratsphlem
Cheers, I'll have a go.

Cheers, I'll have a go.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-20-2008, 03:09 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 184,382
Posted By ratsphlem
Me

Me
Forum: Orange Crush 03-20-2008, 11:49 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,475
Posted By ratsphlem
Ooooh, cut the seat down, was that an easy tidy...

Ooooh, cut the seat down, was that an easy tidy thing to do?
What did you do just scollop out the riders 'bum' area?
I may well have a crack at that, any tricks of the trade to share?
Forum: Orange Crush 03-19-2008, 02:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,475
Posted By ratsphlem
Glad you got it A'boy. Good eh? :nod :D ...

Glad you got it A'boy.

Good eh? :nod :D

Out of interest,what adjustments did you make to make that difference?
Forum: Orange Crush 03-14-2008, 02:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 845
Posted By ratsphlem
Talon are just up the road from me, so I plan to...

Talon are just up the road from me, so I plan to speak to them. I've used their SM wheels before and it is top stuff, so I'll let you know.
Forum: Orange Crush 03-14-2008, 01:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 845
Posted By ratsphlem
Hi Rob, I did the same deal as you, same...

Hi Rob,

I did the same deal as you, same price, same bike.
I plan to use it for much the same as you 70/30, and even though I've only done a few miles so far, I am already loving it.

I must...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-11-2008, 02:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,705
Posted By ratsphlem
My UK bike has a 2 year, is that not worldwide? ...

My UK bike has a 2 year, is that not worldwide?
If not, I wonder why not. :huh
Best of luck anyway.
Forum: Orange Crush 02-27-2008, 12:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 516
Posted By ratsphlem
I did the same as you Stan, and studied the new...

I did the same as you Stan, and studied the new brochure and the KTM website but I really couldn't see or find anything that noticable between the 07 and 08.
Forum: Orange Crush 02-25-2008, 05:35 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,449
Posted By ratsphlem
No, I don't think I've seen one either, and most...

No, I don't think I've seen one either, and most of my bike mates didn't really have a clue what bike I was raving about.
I don't suppose it's the ideal UK 'green lane' bike though it must surely...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-24-2008, 03:33 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,449
Posted By ratsphlem
;-/ Right, let's keep it quiet then.

;-/ Right, let's keep it quiet then.
Forum: Orange Crush 02-24-2008, 12:32 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,449
Posted By ratsphlem
At first I thought it was because I used to race...

At first I thought it was because I used to race with some of the people there or because of my 'trade' connections or something, but then I saw that they had 3 that were all being knocked out at...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-24-2008, 11:57 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,449
Posted By ratsphlem
Fowlers, but I think that may have been the last...

Fowlers, but I think that may have been the last one. Worth call though, speak to Kevin on KTM sales, top guy, tell him Will sent you. ;-)
Forum: Orange Crush 02-24-2008, 11:36 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,449
Posted By ratsphlem
Sorry, but yep. An 07, but new and very VERY...

Sorry, but yep.
An 07, but new and very VERY shiny :wings :wings
I've only had it since Wednesday.
Forum: Orange Crush 02-24-2008, 10:11 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,449
Posted By ratsphlem
$10500, that's about 5700! What a deal that was....

$10500, that's about 5700! What a deal that was.
I thought I was doing well this week when I paid 6400 with Akros, I been trumped!! Good for you Dew. :clap

By the way, how do you get the...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-22-2008, 04:57 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,261
Posted By ratsphlem
I will certainly keep you posted. I should get...

I will certainly keep you posted. I should get out on it this weekend to run it in and show it off.
Forum: Orange Crush 02-21-2008, 01:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,261
Posted By ratsphlem
I, like you watched this site for the past year...

I, like you watched this site for the past year or more thinking about getting an SE.
I picked mine up yesterday, and I spent all day today in my workshop working away with it looking at me and...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-20-2008, 03:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 935
Posted By ratsphlem
Got back late-ish, so all I have done is ride it...

Got back late-ish, so all I have done is ride it into my workshop my first thought other than it is inspiring is that my legs are bloody short! :rofl
Forum: Orange Crush 02-18-2008, 01:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 935
Posted By ratsphlem
Does anyone have advice redarding the running in...

Does anyone have advice redarding the running in period.
I am sure there will info' when I collect it but as owners with experience of this bike/engine, do you have any 'real world' advice or...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-18-2008, 09:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 935
Posted By ratsphlem
Thanks for your good wishes. Not long now!...

Thanks for your good wishes.
Not long now! :ricky
I insured it today, and I was pleased with how cheap that was, no where close to as expensive as my sports bikes, or am I just getting older and...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-17-2008, 11:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 935
Posted By ratsphlem
It's an 07 model. & Baggy troos, on order...

It's an 07 model.

& Baggy troos, on order :D
Forum: Orange Crush 02-17-2008, 02:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 935
Posted By ratsphlem
Thank you, I am sure I will.

Thank you, I am sure I will.
Forum: Orange Crush 02-17-2008, 02:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 935
Posted By ratsphlem
Wicked Pick it up on Wednesday!

After about a year of humming and hahing, I did the dirty deal today and pick up my new SE on Wednesday!! :clap

In great part it is due to keeping an eye on your comments on this site, so thank...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-12-2008, 01:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 782
Posted By ratsphlem
It does seem good, I've done a bit of checking...

It does seem good, I've done a bit of checking and the best alternative I have been offered for an 07 is around the 7500.
So, as it's my birthday tomorrow, I think I'll make that call and treat...
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