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Forum: Orange Crush 07-08-2014, 12:51 PM
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Posted By Wilson9068
Buying advice

Hi there all, after riding my XT660Z Tenere in the UK National rally over the weekend I have decided it is time to let her go and to change to something with a little more legs, and a little less...
Forum: Thumpers 01-12-2014, 02:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,716
Posted By Wilson9068
I have inherited a 1953 Royal Enfield Bullet...

I have inherited a 1953 Royal Enfield Bullet 350cc. The Enfield is a joy to ride and you can modify them no end. Hitchcock Motorcycles (http://www.hitchcocksmotorcycles.com/home) do no end of parts...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 10-14-2013, 12:09 PM
Replies: 715
Views: 96,888
Posted By Wilson9068
Hi All, Before I go and spend just over...

Hi All,

Before I go and spend just over 200 on a 62ST I was wondering what the quality of the 'recreational' map was like? Garmin add 30 to retail price for the privilege of the map but I am...
Forum: Thumpers 10-05-2013, 10:27 AM
Replies: 1,777
Views: 829,821
Posted By Wilson9068
It looks like the one available from OTR ...

It looks like the one available from OTR

http://www.off-the-road.de/en/XT-660-Z-Tenere/Bodywork/Rally-front-fender-high-XT-660-Z.html

Hope this helps.
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2013, 01:00 PM
Replies: 1,777
Views: 829,821
Posted By Wilson9068
Measuring the sound from the pipe it is UK legal,...

Measuring the sound from the pipe it is UK legal, but sounds quite loud. Will see if I can live with it for the next few months, if not I may look for an alternative. I like the single can look. Any...
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2013, 01:58 AM
Replies: 1,777
Views: 829,821
Posted By Wilson9068
[QUOTE=dallastx;21015016]Man&machine ready for...

[QUOTE=dallastx;21015016]Man&machine ready for the new ridin' season, let the spring begin!

Looking good. Wish the roads in the UK were that clear. Like dashmoto I,e woken up to 3 inches of snow....
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2013, 01:55 AM
Replies: 1,777
Views: 829,821
Posted By Wilson9068
Nice ride. Did you do a build report by the way?...

Nice ride. Did you do a build report by the way? Hope the MOT went well? When do you start the US trip and what are your route plans. Are you riding the TAT?
Forum: Thumpers 03-08-2013, 06:13 AM
Replies: 1,777
Views: 829,821
Posted By Wilson9068
A few mods

So I picked up my new to me 2010 Tenere a few weeks ago. Since then I have been going through this thread and XT660.com to look at a few mods. After settling on a tyre change to MITAS E09's front and...
Forum: Thumpers 02-22-2013, 01:58 PM
Replies: 1,777
Views: 829,821
Posted By Wilson9068
Tank Bag Query?

Does anyone know what tank bag this is? It looks like a tool belt perhaps used as tank bag?
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2013, 12:58 PM
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Posted By Wilson9068
2010 XT660Z Tenere tool kit

I picked up my Tenere today, lovely piece of kit. Only rode it 50 miles from the garage to home before I started to farkle it though. Wheels are off ready for me to fit a set of MITAS E09's on, put a...
Forum: Thumpers 02-12-2013, 09:15 AM
Replies: 1,777
Views: 829,821
Posted By Wilson9068
Nice. Thanks for the advice again. I tried...

Nice. Thanks for the advice again. I tried Trellesport but they had no fronts after a big run on them. I ended up getting them from Oponeo.co.uk for 90 including delivery by Friday. Not heard of...
Forum: Thumpers 02-12-2013, 03:24 AM
Replies: 1,777
Views: 829,821
Posted By Wilson9068
Thanks Wide, I ordered a pair of MITAS E09 Dakars...

Thanks Wide, I ordered a pair of MITAS E09 Dakars today so I will see how they go. I will try to post some pics and thoughts when I get them to share some knowledge.

Thanks for your advice.
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2013, 12:11 PM
Replies: 1,777
Views: 829,821
Posted By Wilson9068
Tyre Choice

Choosing tyres, what a nightmare. No real price differences and you cant try before you buy. What are the general thoughts? Prices so far are...

Mitas E09 Front 40 Rear 60
Dunlop...
Forum: Thumpers 02-09-2013, 09:11 AM
Replies: 1,777
Views: 829,821
Posted By Wilson9068
Introduction

Hi All, I have just bought a new to me XT660Z Tenere in Black. Its done 14,000 miles and I take delivery of it next Saturday. Full service history, heated grips, SW Motech crash bars and Scottoiler...
Forum: OZ Vendors 02-09-2013, 08:48 AM
Replies: 870
Views: 107,318
Posted By Wilson9068
Hi All, Just bought a new to me 2010 XT660Z...

Hi All,

Just bought a new to me 2010 XT660Z and I am planning a trip to Morocco. I want a tyre that is good for some road use and the gravel/dirt roads I will riding in Morocco. The MITAS EO-9's...
Forum: Thumpers 01-10-2013, 10:22 AM
Replies: 1,777
Views: 829,821
Posted By Wilson9068
That looks like a really nice ride. A few mods on...

That looks like a really nice ride. A few mods on there, how about you list them out or did you do a write up on another thread? Very, very nice.
Forum: Thumpers 01-06-2013, 01:16 PM
Replies: 8,232
Views: 1,597,609
Posted By Wilson9068
Finished in 107th of 169 riders, under an hour...

Finished in 107th of 169 riders, under an hour behind Depres!
Forum: Racing 01-06-2013, 10:41 AM
Replies: 18,421
Views: 1,142,821
Posted By Wilson9068
That save is just awesome. It must make the...

That save is just awesome. It must make the Eurosport coverage later tonight.
Forum: Racing 01-06-2013, 10:32 AM
Replies: 18,421
Views: 1,142,821
Posted By Wilson9068
I have a feeling this is the part of the special...

I have a feeling this is the part of the special that caught a few riders out. Note the 3 exclamation marks (!!!) at the top. I recall one of the riders saying it was like a shear drop that they went...
Forum: Racing 01-06-2013, 10:09 AM
Replies: 18,421
Views: 1,142,821
Posted By Wilson9068
Great footage on France 4 at the minute of the...

Great footage on France 4 at the minute of the cars but you get a good feel for the stage. Looks very soft with a lot of undulations big and small but I'm still looking for the monster dune that has...
Forum: Racing 01-06-2013, 07:46 AM
Replies: 18,421
Views: 1,142,821
Posted By Wilson9068
:rofl

:rofl
Forum: Thumpers 01-06-2013, 07:32 AM
Replies: 8,232
Views: 1,597,609
Posted By Wilson9068
This guy is currently running in 106th place...

This guy is currently running in 106th place halfway through day 2. Go Nicolas Boyer :clap
Forum: Racing 01-06-2013, 07:16 AM
Replies: 18,421
Views: 1,142,821
Posted By Wilson9068
Mischa and Dakar Tracker have the same amount of...

Mischa and Dakar Tracker have the same amount of riders at WP4.
Forum: Racing 01-06-2013, 07:06 AM
Replies: 18,421
Views: 1,142,821
Posted By Wilson9068
Picking out some big movers whilst the timing has...

Picking out some big movers whilst the timing has stopped(?) Italy's Allessandro Botturi went from 6th to 57th between WP 2 and 3. Hope all is OK.
Forum: Racing 01-06-2013, 06:51 AM
Replies: 18,421
Views: 1,142,821
Posted By Wilson9068
Despres back on fire. Up to 5th now!! EDIT:...

Despres back on fire. Up to 5th now!!

EDIT: Only 8 through WP4 though!
Forum: Racing 01-06-2013, 06:39 AM
Replies: 18,421
Views: 1,142,821
Posted By Wilson9068
Correct as far as I can see, 8 through WP3.

Correct as far as I can see, 8 through WP3.
Forum: Racing 01-06-2013, 06:34 AM
Replies: 18,421
Views: 1,142,821
Posted By Wilson9068
Have we had any retirements yet. I was interested...

Have we had any retirements yet. I was interested to follow the guy on the 1978 Bultaco, nr 169 Ignacio Chivite but I cant find him on trackingdakar or dakartracker.

Also interested in the...
Forum: Racing 01-06-2013, 06:02 AM
Replies: 18,421
Views: 1,142,821
Posted By Wilson9068
Poskitt through WP1 at +00:04:35. Go...

Poskitt through WP1 at +00:04:35.

Go Lyndon!!!!
Forum: Racing 01-06-2013, 05:50 AM
Replies: 18,421
Views: 1,142,821
Posted By Wilson9068
Thumb I'm on the 'order by stage positions' and it...

I'm on the 'order by stage positions' and it seems OK now. Thanks.
Forum: Racing 01-06-2013, 05:49 AM
Replies: 18,421
Views: 1,142,821
Posted By Wilson9068
No KTM's in the top 6 currently, only Honda's and...

No KTM's in the top 6 currently, only Honda's and Huskys?
Forum: Racing 01-06-2013, 05:42 AM
Replies: 18,421
Views: 1,142,821
Posted By Wilson9068
Seems like Mischas site has stopped temporarily,...

Seems like Mischas site has stopped temporarily, similar to dakartracker?
Forum: Racing 01-06-2013, 05:35 AM
Replies: 18,421
Views: 1,142,821
Posted By Wilson9068
Casteu Fastest through WP2.

Casteu Fastest through WP2.
Forum: Racing 01-06-2013, 05:32 AM
Replies: 18,421
Views: 1,142,821
Posted By Wilson9068
http://www.trackingdakar.com/index.php?track=127

http://www.trackingdakar.com/index.php?track=127
Forum: Racing 01-05-2013, 10:00 AM
Replies: 18,421
Views: 1,142,821
Posted By Wilson9068
Looks like Lyndon posted a 09:52?

Looks like Lyndon posted a 09:52?
Forum: Thumpers 12-15-2012, 02:18 AM
Replies: 8,232
Views: 1,597,609
Posted By Wilson9068
I think the supplier you are after was a company...

I think the supplier you are after was a company called XR Stuff. Last time I looked they had gone out of business. I bit the bullet and bought a starter kit from them about two years ago. I still...
Forum: Thumpers 11-13-2012, 12:44 PM
Replies: 8,232
Views: 1,597,609
Posted By Wilson9068
Ed@Ford thanks for your reply. I have since been...

Ed@Ford thanks for your reply. I have since been in touch with Mike at Ricky Stator who has been very accommodating with my queries. First things first, if you have a euro bike and purchase a RS ask...
Forum: Thumpers 11-12-2012, 02:44 PM
Replies: 8,232
Views: 1,597,609
Posted By Wilson9068
200w Output Stator

Hi all, a query for all those who have upgraded a European XR400r with a 200w Ricky Stator. Fitted the stator from a mechanical perspective no problem. Only problem I now have is the wiring. My stock...
Forum: Thumpers 10-30-2012, 01:55 PM
Replies: 8,232
Views: 1,597,609
Posted By Wilson9068
Fork Seal Replacement

Hi All, just in the process of replacing the fork seals on my 98 XR400. All going well, fork cap removed, oil drained, spring removed, dust seal removed. Next step, remove the bottom bolt, the one at...
Forum: Thumpers 10-21-2012, 09:12 AM
Replies: 8,232
Views: 1,597,609
Posted By Wilson9068
Exhaust Manifold

Hi all, just doing some maintenance to my 98 XR. Took the exhaust headers off to give them a good clean and replace the gaskets. Removing the headers revealed that the previous owner has perhaps had...
Forum: Vendors 09-11-2012, 08:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,211
Posted By Wilson9068
Adventure Spec

Ordered parts from adv spec (mirror) on a Tuesday and they were with me by Thursday only a few weeks ago. I got good customer service including emails confirming order placement and delivery. All...
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