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Forum: Thumpers 12-27-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 46,456
Views: 9,339,061
Posted By Chrisbarnes1
frame protectors

Try these (E-Bay) 130702071911

If you look at my carbon bashplate pics they are fitted--and also with skateboard grip over the top--but rubbed down a bit so its not too abrasive.
They also do SA...
Forum: Thumpers 12-27-2014, 04:59 AM
Replies: 46,456
Views: 9,339,061
Posted By Chrisbarnes1
New Yam Bashplate -mk 3

A further update:

Just completed one in carbon under a clear gel and with recesses to keep the hardware out of the way. Not my best work as far as finish goes (I know where I went wrong--but still...
Forum: Thumpers 12-24-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 46,456
Views: 9,339,061
Posted By Chrisbarnes1
seal savers

A few reviews I found as i was considering them--won't bother--I'll just move the dust seals out periodically and clean them out--and I've always had success with a sealmate or equivalent.


"I...
Forum: Thumpers 12-23-2014, 04:38 AM
Replies: 46,456
Views: 9,339,061
Posted By Chrisbarnes1
New Yam bashplate update

Thanks for the positive response--The pics didn't give an overview so I've added some more--and also to show how it sits on the casting in front of the rear linkage(more support).
I will be making...
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 46,456
Views: 9,339,061
Posted By Chrisbarnes1
Yam bashplate just finished

I'm in the UK and didn't really like any of the offerings for the WR--I dabble with carbon as a hobby so decided to make my own. The philosophy was to use the existing hardware and also form the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-03-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 46,456
Views: 9,339,061
Posted By Chrisbarnes1
Rear sprocket size

Tried a 47 but eventually went up to a 54 (stock front sprocket to keep it away from the SA guides). The only slight issue I've had is the very back edge of the chain guard where I've had to remove a...
Forum: Thumpers 12-01-2014, 03:57 AM
Replies: 46,456
Views: 9,339,061
Posted By Chrisbarnes1
Crossing water

Getting wet in the UK--a recent ride out--not Yam--but fun to watch--and not me!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8YmTqgurxSQ&list=UUCHNfMreeQh6vKHn1ZA31ag

CB
Forum: Thumpers 11-30-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 46,456
Views: 9,339,061
Posted By Chrisbarnes1
Fuel pump change

Thanks for the replies to my earlier post--guess I'm a bit paranoid. My bike is a 2009 so may have missed the earlier fuel pump issues. On the injector front there seems to be total reliability--nuff...
Forum: Thumpers 11-28-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 46,456
Views: 9,339,061
Posted By Chrisbarnes1
Wr250r

UK member here

I have the E-bay pump as a spare and was thinking of a "refresh" when I change to an IMS tank. I have a couple of questions

The kit came with a fuel hose and a couple of clips,...
Forum: Thumpers 10-22-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 46,456
Views: 9,339,061
Posted By Chrisbarnes1
Sprocket cover

My cover was clogged up to--no drainage slots----I just got the felt tip out to mark up slots and then set to work with the dremel--I now have 3 slots in the side view and one underneath to let it...
Forum: Europe 10-13-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 842
Views: 192,641
Posted By Chrisbarnes1
Honda CRF230F

Now sold
Forum: Europe 09-04-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,132
Posted By Chrisbarnes1
Eastern BAM

Just one word --EPIC-------goodness knows how you kept going--a fraction of the problems would have defeated 99% of riders. I have a LC4 adventure--what eventually failed?--interest only as mine is...
Forum: Thumpers 08-08-2014, 03:01 AM
Replies: 527
Views: 86,884
Posted By Chrisbarnes1
Crf 230l

I'll get around to some pics but just to get "registered " here.

I've had mine for a few years and it recently completed an offroad trip from Greece through Albania , Montenegro, Croatia and back...
Forum: Europe 08-06-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,401
Posted By Chrisbarnes1
Romaniacs

Brilliant write up --very well done.

CB
Forum: Europe 07-03-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 640
Posted By Chrisbarnes1
GYOA thread

I've been banned too!!

but seriously, a little wait for the next little waffer may be worth it:rofl

Always look on the bright side of life, dedum, dedum, dedum dedum dedum!
Forum: Europe 06-22-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 511
Views: 37,356
Posted By Chrisbarnes1
Gyoa

After my buttock clenching ride at night in Albania with 35W candle power I've now added a 4 CREE particle beam blaster !

http://i486.photobucket.com/albums/rr230/catcitrus/HondaShroud20.jpg...
Forum: Europe 06-15-2014, 04:34 AM
Replies: 511
Views: 37,356
Posted By Chrisbarnes1
GYOA-vague link

A friend of mine in Colorado who still rides a lot-and offroad--at well over 70--has been following our exploits and in particular the 2CV--and his neighbours dad in BC (Canada-years ago)took part in...
Forum: Europe 06-13-2014, 04:38 AM
Replies: 511
Views: 37,356
Posted By Chrisbarnes1
Gyoa 2014

Great Vid Daithi--those cameras are tough !

Here's a link to my photobucket album--and its a bit mixed but I had a slow trip down in the van (few pics of this including an Italian lake, Iseo north...
Forum: Europe 06-07-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 511
Views: 37,356
Posted By Chrisbarnes1
Gyoa

High Danielle--sounds like a bit of an epic but you, Janice, trailer and Toby made it--and before me--just got back this evening (Sat).

When I left you on Monday it was all still a bit uncertain...
Forum: Europe 05-18-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,168
Posted By Chrisbarnes1
Portugal thingy

Great vids Possu--I see you just managed to keep up with Ella on the little CRF!

Pannier frames are very profesnial !

What went pop on Lenny's KTM?
--Looks like we are in for some washed out...
Forum: Europe 05-10-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 511
Views: 37,356
Posted By Chrisbarnes1
Sarajevo city hall

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-27353635

Bit of recent good news in the area.

CB
Forum: Vendors 05-02-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,205
Posted By Chrisbarnes1
Tank guard pics

All are up ok now--nice job, nice detailed report, and interesting petcock mod.

Regards, Chris
Forum: Vendors 04-24-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,205
Posted By Chrisbarnes1
Tank guards

Couldn't get the image link to work?--but never mind.

Thanks for the positive feedback.

The LH guard does extend down to cover the petcock, and I know people have blanked this off altogether...
Forum: Europe 04-17-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 511
Views: 37,356
Posted By Chrisbarnes1
What size is yours

Mines a little 230--but I'm also old and slow--if I get to the end it will be a result!--and I've even managed to get accident and medical insurance !
CB...
Forum: Europe 04-03-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 842
Views: 192,641
Posted By Chrisbarnes1
2009 KTM 250 EXCF 6 days

[COLOR="DarkOrange"]NOW SOLD
Forum: Europe 03-16-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,468
Posted By Chrisbarnes1
March Moon has passed

Just got back and partially unloaded--Just to start the ball rolling I thought I would add a few pics taken with Gazz's group at the top of Wayfarer's (and I think another hill top?)--magic !--thanks...
Forum: Europe 02-24-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 56,523
Posted By Chrisbarnes1
KTM LC8 and 690 case covers

Just a refresher as I've just made a set of each-please see items 45 and 109 on this list--and here are one or two phots....
Forum: Europe 01-31-2014, 04:38 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,251
Posted By Chrisbarnes1
Elefantentreffen

Great pics.
Brought back memories.

Just dug out my rallye hat and I did it in 1970, 1971 and 1972--on old 30 quid Brit singles etc--and we had snow and whiteouts --epic trips--still etched on the...
Forum: Europe 01-31-2014, 04:18 AM
Replies: 511
Views: 37,356
Posted By Chrisbarnes1
green card saga

Concur Rick--thats why I swapped multibikes. Today I received my Green Card for the Honda CRF covering all territories except Iran and Israel--just in case I get lost!
I think at the start of this...
Forum: Europe 01-30-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 511
Views: 37,356
Posted By Chrisbarnes1
Green card saga

Sounds like your quote is about right--mine was a little cheaper--but certainly more expensive than what was my insurer --AVIVA (all done through Carole Nash). Basically I ran out of patience and...
Forum: Europe 01-29-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 511
Views: 37,356
Posted By Chrisbarnes1
Insurance

Update on insurance--swapped my multibike to AGEAS with Carole Nash, and also sorted out the green card at the same time to avoid any further broker fees--managed to carry across my large no claims...
Forum: Europe 01-17-2014, 01:35 AM
Replies: 511
Views: 37,356
Posted By Chrisbarnes1
Gyoa

Noted and understand why--very good point.

Loz--The taxi drivers are not as old as I am--my license is so old that its held together with tape and cared for like an old manuscript and only handled...
Forum: Europe 01-16-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 511
Views: 37,356
Posted By Chrisbarnes1
Gyoa

I'll get back in my box--the "team" have it covered !!:freaky
Forum: Europe 01-16-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 511
Views: 37,356
Posted By Chrisbarnes1
Gyoa

Any suggestions on a secure parking place for a few vans?
CB
Forum: Europe 01-16-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 511
Views: 37,356
Posted By Chrisbarnes1
International driving license

I still have my old paper license--european version--very old and fragile--like me---but it does last until I'm 70 unlike the photocard which only lasts 10 years (with no reminder!). I have just got...
Forum: Europe 01-15-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 511
Views: 37,356
Posted By Chrisbarnes1
insurance

Good news indeed Rick--I had got as far as confirming that AGEAS would do the green card bit, but I'm currently with AVIVA,I think, but through Carole Nash. I think I will switch my multibike to them...
Forum: Europe 01-02-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 511
Views: 37,356
Posted By Chrisbarnes1
Green card

I have spoken to them at length already--and you confirm my info--I need to be with AGEAS to get a green card from them to cover the territories outside the EU. I just wonder whether there are better...
Forum: Europe 01-02-2014, 05:28 AM
Replies: 511
Views: 37,356
Posted By Chrisbarnes1
Green card

In my earlier post I also confirmed that AGEAS (via Carole Nash) will cover all that we want(but also only 3rd party for trail bikes). The price that you quote though needs clarification?--I was...
Forum: Europe 12-29-2013, 04:19 AM
Replies: 511
Views: 37,356
Posted By Chrisbarnes1
GYOA--insurance

You are right--Groupama have been integrated into AGEAS at Carol Nash. I've been talking to Carol Nash (where I have a multi bike policy covering my little CRF with fully comp that covers all EU...
Forum: Europe 12-11-2013, 08:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 499
Posted By Chrisbarnes1
Adventures in Devon

Is that yours at the bottom of a ditch?--in one piece--and the bike?

Glad we bumped into each other--what are the chances of that ? Our group went from 8 to two shortly after lunch (plus the two...
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