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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 12:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 305
Posted By ericGSsti
I had a 640 adv on a 08 plate and found it very...

I had a 640 adv on a 08 plate and found it very good off road but very vibie and not really suited to the main roads.

I sold it and bought a 950 adv S. I find the 950 great on the road as I'm...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-01-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,132
Posted By ericGSsti
+1 Another vote from me.

+1

Another vote from me.
Forum: Thumpers 08-31-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,711
Posted By ericGSsti
Nice bike. Welcome to the orange side.

Nice bike.

Welcome to the orange side.
Forum: Thumpers 08-31-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 967
Posted By ericGSsti
Their a nice bike the 450. Theres one I know of...

Their a nice bike the 450. Theres one I know of forsale on a 08 plate I think but out of my price range.

I have to say I'm loving getting to know the 525. My daily runner is the 950 and I've only...
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2014, 03:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 967
Posted By ericGSsti
Thanks for the reply RB450. I was looking...

Thanks for the reply RB450.

I was looking at 690's but for the money I just couldn't justify it here in Ireland. Especially for what I wanted it for.

A few lads I'll be riding with pushed me...
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 967
Posted By ericGSsti
Fitted an hour meter so I can keep on top of the...

Fitted an hour meter so I can keep on top of the service intervals with the 525.

Shows hours, revs and you can set the service interval.

Nothing else to do with it now except for getting it...
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 967
Posted By ericGSsti
Got a CRD bash plate for it. ...

Got a CRD bash plate for it.

http://i173.photobucket.com/albums/w47/ericsti/Mobile%20Uploads/IMG_20140821_194546.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 967
Posted By ericGSsti
A few bits from Kriega added. ...

A few bits from Kriega added.

http://i173.photobucket.com/albums/w47/ericsti/Mobile%20Uploads/DSC_1569_1.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 967
Posted By ericGSsti
The setting up begins. Full service carried...

The setting up begins.

Full service carried out by GP motos finglas before I even get to touch it. Oil, oil filters, air filter, coolant flush ed and replaced, sprocket and chain changed out for...
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 967
Posted By ericGSsti
My ktm 525 and my journey to enduro.

The journey to buying a ktm 525 and entering the world of enduro at almost 40.

I have wanted to have a dirt bike ever since I sold my Suzuki TSR125 in 96.

I got back to biking purely by...
Forum: Racing 08-05-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 18,361
Posted By ericGSsti
Very sorry to hear about ASO's not excepting your...

Very sorry to hear about ASO's not excepting your application Jenny.

A small not to Tony. Best of luck.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-29-2014, 03:01 AM
Replies: 18,818
Views: 7,606,252
Posted By ericGSsti
What tyre are they?

What tyre are they?
Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 249
Posted By ericGSsti
Finally made up my mind.

Was thinking of getting a 690 enduro but changed my mind and put a deposit on this 525 exc.

Cann't wait to collect...
Forum: Racing 07-19-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 18,361
Posted By ericGSsti
Subscribed. :D

Subscribed. :D
Forum: Thumpers 07-17-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 608
Posted By ericGSsti
Thanks for the reply. I'll post pics as...

Thanks for the reply.

I'll post pics as soon as I pick one up.

If anyone has anything to add please do.
Forum: Thumpers 07-17-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 608
Posted By ericGSsti
ktm 690 enduro E. pros and cons. also a decision to make.

Lads I'm in the market for a thumper and am thinking of going for a ktm 690 enduro E as it's where my price range is at.

What should I be looking out for.

I have 2 in mind:

One is a 09...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-12-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 900
Posted By ericGSsti
Can you post a pic of your bash plate please? Do...

Can you post a pic of your bash plate please? Do you remember how much it cost?

My heal plate came off twice the first day I rode it off road. Disappeared the second time.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-11-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 488
Posted By ericGSsti
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=61...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=611461&page=22

A couple of posts down is the closest I've seen.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-11-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 18,818
Views: 7,606,252
Posted By ericGSsti
@ Xt660z great pics. :clap

@ Xt660z great pics. :clap
Forum: Orange Crush 07-11-2014, 05:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 900
Posted By ericGSsti
Basically thought I was buying a heal plate. This...

Basically thought I was buying a heal plate. This ended up arriving. So on it goes.

I plan on buying the adventure spec bash plate so won't be on for long hopefully but for now it's better then...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-10-2014, 11:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 900
Posted By ericGSsti
I'd say that's more to my fitting ability. Should...

I'd say that's more to my fitting ability. Should be able to get it to leaver up at the rear a bit more by dropping the front bolt and lefting the rear a bit. Seems to cover the curve of the pipe...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-10-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 900
Posted By ericGSsti
A bit of Carbon. :-)

I received a carbon bash plate side panel in the post today from a fellow in mate.

It's made to marry in with the GPR 2-1 exchaust system.

Very happy with it. It may give the pipe a small bit...
Forum: Ride reports 07-09-2014, 11:54 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 22,997
Posted By ericGSsti
Great write up so far. Have a 950 myself but...

Great write up so far. Have a 950 myself but never get to do anything other then the odd weekend and then the terrain here isn't exactly challenging.
Forum: Ride reports 07-09-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 28,156
Posted By ericGSsti
Great job Lyndon. Video clips are the job mate.

Great job Lyndon. Video clips are the job mate.
Forum: Ride reports 07-07-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 3,774
Views: 1,732,766
Posted By ericGSsti
I've Pm'd you through Facebook mate. A sofa...

I've Pm'd you through Facebook mate.

A sofa awaits a few minutes from the airport.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-05-2014, 11:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 224
Posted By ericGSsti
Clutch lever detaches from the master cylinder push rod.

Haven't seen this before but take it is not unheard off.

I left work yesterday evening after a long day. I drove down the avenue to the main road and turned left. I made it a further 100 meters...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-29-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 18,818
Views: 7,606,252
Posted By ericGSsti
http://i173.photobucket.com/albums/w47/ericsti/Mob...

http://i173.photobucket.com/albums/w47/ericsti/Mobile%20Uploads/DSC_1196.jpg...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-17-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,296
Posted By ericGSsti
I couldn't. I didn't like them on the road in the...

I couldn't. I didn't like them on the road in the wet either.

Use TKC80's now.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-16-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,852
Posted By ericGSsti
Here's a pic of the weld fail on the rear header....

Here's a pic of the weld fail on the rear header. Have pics of the front there to when it failed.
http://i173.photobucket.com/albums/w47/ericsti/Mobile%20Uploads/DSC_1096.jpg...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-16-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,852
Posted By ericGSsti
I bought my bike last year and the lad I bought...

I bought my bike last year and the lad I bought it from had just fitted a brand new Gpr 2 into 1 system. I loved the look of the bike because of it and it sounded amazing.

It has the none carbon...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-14-2014, 01:17 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 30,464
Posted By ericGSsti
Looks fantastic. Great pics.

Looks fantastic.

Great pics.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-07-2014, 02:32 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,302
Posted By ericGSsti
Tkc 80 front and rear for me. I've tried a...

Tkc 80 front and rear for me.

I've tried a few since I bought the 950 but this is the best it gets here in Ireland.
Forum: Orange Crush 05-28-2014, 11:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,119
Posted By ericGSsti
Same as above. Stock filter with a uni prefilled....

Same as above. Stock filter with a uni prefilled. Have had no issues what so ever.
Forum: Orange Crush 05-28-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 118,477
Posted By ericGSsti
Lovely bike.

Lovely bike.
Forum: Orange Crush 05-28-2014, 01:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,083
Posted By ericGSsti
I look at it as don't top it up or check it when...

I look at it as don't top it up or check it when the motor is cold. The manual states do this when it's warm so stick to the manual and you Cann't go wrong
wrong. If you over fill it why tare a...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-28-2014, 01:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,119
Posted By ericGSsti
I have mine coming up on a year now. I did...

I have mine coming up on a year now.

I did my water pump rebuild using the how to on here because it hadn't been done Straight forward enough. I did one oil change myself which was handy enough...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-27-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 118,477
Posted By ericGSsti
Lads the decal sets are a personal choice and in...

Lads the decal sets are a personal choice and in my case was bought for 2 reasons.

1. The lacquer on my tanks had started to come off so it wasn't looking as fresh as it should. If it had of...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-26-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 118,477
Posted By ericGSsti
That's what I though. :D

That's what I though. :D
Forum: Orange Crush 05-25-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,238
Posted By ericGSsti
For parts they Cann't be beaten. 2 days wait max....

For parts they Cann't be beaten. 2 days wait max.

But they need to train their Irish dealership mechanics.
Forum: Orange Crush 05-23-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 797
Posted By ericGSsti
My pins looked fine on my starter relay. I...

My pins looked fine on my starter relay. I removed it fully and found a small break in one of the connectors. Fitter a new one. Of course this was after doing loads of other work on the bike before I...
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