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Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 686
Posted By Scalex
Thanks Kennon! I acutually tried to learn some...

Thanks Kennon! I acutually tried to learn some russian; just had to leave it these last few weeks due to all the bike work. But yes communicating with locals is so important.

Would you kindly...
Forum: Thumpers 05-16-2015, 12:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 686
Posted By Scalex
Preparations are hectic, moreover with all the...

Preparations are hectic, moreover with all the work on the bike, so just a few pics;
...
Forum: Equipment 04-03-2015, 05:24 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 22,741
Posted By Scalex
Same thing for me exactly. Greatly appreciate the...

Same thing for me exactly. Greatly appreciate the info...
Forum: Thumpers 01-27-2015, 03:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 686
Posted By Scalex
I'm a bit busy these days as departure date...

I'm a bit busy these days as departure date approaches and still have many things to do on the bike. So I forgot to summarize; this is what I am aiming for/working on, and what should be showing up...
Forum: Racing 01-26-2015, 10:00 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 11,119
Posted By Scalex
Way too unfortunate. For what it's worth, I wish...

Way too unfortunate. For what it's worth, I wish you can recover the loss.

Thanks a lot for posting. I assume "the other part" has been made aware of the situation, so should he fail to provide...
Forum: Thumpers 01-26-2015, 08:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 686
Posted By Scalex
BarcelonaSiberia; Eurasia coast to coast. Part 1: The bike

On May this year I am leaving on a project that should have taken place 12 months before, but was stopped due to serious issues getting everything together.

Gone are now my job, flat in...
Forum: Thumpers 01-26-2015, 03:13 AM
Replies: 835
Views: 209,203
Posted By Scalex
Well, that's the point there; the bike will never...

Well, that's the point there; the bike will never do an rfr job. And actually, I dodn't need it to do so. Those are completely different machines, obviously.

That said, there's no perfect...
Forum: Thumpers 01-26-2015, 02:53 AM
Replies: 835
Views: 209,203
Posted By Scalex
That does make complete sense. The rfr front...

That does make complete sense.
The rfr front tnaks get limited capacity when adapted to the g650 chassis and I intended to use them just when strictly needed. That was the reason i went for a main...
Forum: Thumpers 01-21-2015, 04:34 AM
Replies: 835
Views: 209,203
Posted By Scalex
Hello Pyndon; No, I don't think this is...

Hello Pyndon;

No, I don't think this is funny at all, actually.

There's something way more difficult than transforming a Bmw into a racing horse, that's transforming myself into a racer; I...
Forum: Thumpers 01-19-2015, 10:07 AM
Replies: 835
Views: 209,203
Posted By Scalex
:roflAlmost right, not just the two main flat...

:roflAlmost right, not just the two main flat parts, but all of them.

I think I see your point. But I have to say, I would only agree if that meant that buying n RFR was automatically...
Forum: Thumpers 01-11-2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 835
Views: 209,203
Posted By Scalex
BarcelonaSiberia.. Help?

Hello All;

I'm leaving from barcelona to the Stans, Mongolia and Siberia next spring. A project for which I left my job and home, and am now fully committed to prepare.

My bike is a heavily...
Forum: Vendors 04-10-2014, 02:35 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 48,774
Posted By Scalex
Indeed, I got an email from the owner myself and...

Indeed, I got an email from the owner myself and things seem to be on track. As I said, unfortunate as it may be, it's one of those things.. I t simply does happen.

Let's hope we move forward...
Forum: Vendors 04-09-2014, 03:11 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 48,774
Posted By Scalex
Glad to see the OP has answered though. Many of...

Glad to see the OP has answered though. Many of us have seen those situations where too much of a success gets you in trouble and this would appear to be the case.

It's unfortunate though.

In...
Forum: Vendors 03-30-2014, 01:41 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 48,774
Posted By Scalex
Thank you all for your answers mates.. I'm...

Thank you all for your answers mates..

I'm the unlucky one then, no answer to emails, private messages nor web messages.. In three months.

Guess I'm missing something here, but just can't...
Forum: Vendors 03-20-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 48,774
Posted By Scalex
Original poster

I didn't want to write this but I've been unlucky trying to contact the OP since last.. December.. Anybody had recent contact with him?

Thanks mates
Forum: Ride reports 10-24-2013, 04:13 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 22,385
Posted By Scalex
Can only agree.

Can only agree.
Forum: Ride reports 10-07-2013, 07:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,041
Posted By Scalex
Lovely pics Webdaf! Merci!!!! I love...

Lovely pics Webdaf! Merci!!!!

I love wandering around in Saregna my self.. any chances you could share your route? Off road bits are of particular interest!!!!
Forum: Ride reports 10-03-2013, 08:51 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 14,380
Posted By Scalex
I wasn't even born by then, so reports like this...

I wasn't even born by then, so reports like this allow you to somehow get a flavour of things that, otherwise, you'll never be able to know.

Interesting as "current" RR may be, they will never...
Forum: The Garage 10-02-2013, 08:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,761
Posted By Scalex
Hi, I'm bilingual in italian (and much more...

Hi, I'm bilingual in italian (and much more competent in that language than, let's say, in english), so anything I'll be glad to help, just drop me a PM...
Forum: Thumpers 10-02-2013, 08:11 AM
Replies: 8,082
Views: 1,307,687
Posted By Scalex
Hi Motorrat. I can't recognize your bashplate but...

Hi Motorrat. I can't recognize your bashplate but I quite like it, would you mind sharing it's origin (sorry if it's a very popular one and just me not realizing...)
Forum: Ride reports 05-02-2013, 09:46 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 22,385
Posted By Scalex
Hola Kilian! What can I say... ? Ben fet nano!!!...

Hola Kilian! What can I say... ? Ben fet nano!!! (Guess that can translate as "well done guy!").

Will follow your blog with interest; I'm planning myself to leave in a year so I'm sure your info...
Forum: Ride reports 03-01-2013, 02:24 AM
Replies: 4,925
Views: 3,510,705
Posted By Scalex
I guess somebody is heavily using Excel in his...

I guess somebody is heavily using Excel in his job here, and somebody isn't... :-)))
Forum: Thumpers 12-28-2012, 07:54 AM
Replies: 3,619
Views: 790,843
Posted By Scalex
I couldn't agree more; my concern when thinking...

I couldn't agree more; my concern when thinking about weight is more related to those tricky situations you may encounter in difficult sections; after many tyring days, in the middle of nowhere...
...
Forum: Thumpers 12-28-2012, 02:44 AM
Replies: 3,619
Views: 790,843
Posted By Scalex
Funny.. Because missing a 93 pages comparison...

Funny.. Because missing a 93 pages comparison Xchallenge vs Terra it's really something, for a missing... :eek1:lol3

I think the answer was there right a s first sentence in my post "I see...
Forum: Thumpers 12-27-2012, 09:46 AM
Replies: 3,619
Views: 790,843
Posted By Scalex
Terra vs XChallenge

I see there's a lot of stuff around about how the Terra fares versus the KLR.

I can see the point as it could be considered as an alternative. However, I think a really useful and valid...
Forum: Racing 11-30-2012, 02:52 AM
Replies: 510
Views: 69,052
Posted By Scalex
Hi CBV. I've been thinking about getting to...

Hi CBV. I've been thinking about getting to Milano next week to watch it, but can't seem to find any info on the when/where exactly, and wether it will be possible to actually attend the projection...
Forum: Thumpers 10-29-2012, 05:52 PM
Replies: 3,619
Views: 790,843
Posted By Scalex
If it is of any use, it looks like they ALREADY...

If it is of any use, it looks like they ALREADY did that in some countries. Just saw this morning that the italian website does no longer show any of them.

And in all honesty, it make sense to...
Forum: Thumpers 10-29-2012, 02:37 PM
Replies: 3,619
Views: 790,843
Posted By Scalex
Thanks for the reply. Worth checking then! Will...

Thanks for the reply. Worth checking then! Will do tomorrow when I go take a second look at it. I hope they will be able to tell me by looking at the spare parts fiches...
That is, unless somebody...
Forum: Thumpers 10-29-2012, 11:31 AM
Replies: 3,619
Views: 790,843
Posted By Scalex
Octane?

When I first saw it I thought; "Well, it ticks almost all boxes as the prefect basis for an adventure one, considering the XChallenge was regarded as a very close call by many:

-Same endless...
Forum: Thumpers 09-07-2012, 06:11 AM
Replies: 2,146
Views: 730,289
Posted By Scalex
A brand new XChallenge

Just posted this in another thread, It just hapened to me to find a brand new Xchallenge for sale; bought in '11 and never used, and this, completely certified... !

Thought you guys may find this...
Forum: Thumpers 09-07-2012, 06:07 AM
Replies: 5,763
Views: 1,225,852
Posted By Scalex
Brand new XChallenge anyone... ?

Just a quick note; as I've long been working on what will be my next bike -Current 990 adv is lots of fun but way too heavy for serious business (at least for me)- I've been long reading and looking...
Forum: Ride reports 08-06-2012, 01:56 PM
Replies: 1,689
Views: 2,055,494
Posted By Scalex
Mukaltin.. Is one of those things, some people...

Mukaltin.. Is one of those things, some people like s it, some people hates it; I just was driven to clarify that, whilst the image is that of toros and toreros being something so tipical and that...
Forum: Ride reports 08-05-2012, 04:23 AM
Replies: 1,689
Views: 2,055,494
Posted By Scalex
Well. Mukaltin.. not exactly, I would say... ...

Well. Mukaltin.. not exactly, I would say...

Never been there, but for what I see I would say crossing that bridge be much bravest (or crazy!) than facing a Bull weakened by hours of torture and...
Forum: Ride reports 08-03-2012, 02:51 PM
Replies: 1,689
Views: 2,055,494
Posted By Scalex
Hay que joderse...

The funniest thing is what he explains.... Crossed once, realized nothing was recorded due to flat battery, so he had to go back and cross it again... meaning then he crossed 3 times in a row in...
Forum: Ride reports 02-14-2012, 02:04 PM
Replies: 476
Views: 193,743
Posted By Scalex
Consider it done...

Kyotoviking.. I don't think it would be too much of a deal finding somebody willing to drive it back for you...

.. so to say... I don't know.. me, for an instance... XDDD
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-10-2012, 07:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,684
Posted By Scalex
I have to say i share both; I like the idea, and...

I have to say i share both; I like the idea, and the tanks look great to me. But It's unfortunately a less than ideal location to put fuel.

Maybe if they were built like safety tanks, with the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-16-2012, 01:33 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 387,419
Posted By Scalex
I installed yesterday the Hosi/Sigutech unit. ...

I installed yesterday the Hosi/Sigutech unit.

Only time will tell about the result, but so far everything perfect; Their service is just excellent, no surprises when installing it, etc etc.
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-15-2012, 05:07 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 387,419
Posted By Scalex
Have received mine this week. Should be...

Have received mine this week. Should be installing it this afternoon but so far very happy with the excellent service. It as well appeared (just appeared) like some ordered items where missing in the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-29-2011, 03:58 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 26,220
Posted By Scalex
Gauloises... French tobacco brand... Wen tobacco...

Gauloises... French tobacco brand... Wen tobacco sponsorship was banned they came up with this (Gauloises it's actually pronounced as somethign close to "Gollois" in french..)
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