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Forum: Face plant 07-02-2014, 02:03 AM
Replies: 830
Views: 207,530
Posted By Max Kool
Looking at the above two pictures I still think...

Looking at the above two pictures I still think the left fork leg blocked for some reason where the right one didn't. So only the right leg compresses, stressing the axle to the point where it bent,...
Forum: Thumpers 06-25-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 96,080
Views: 18,107,812
Posted By Max Kool
That really sucks! And still I think: it has...

That really sucks!

And still I think: it has to be something simple...

Anyway, fistbump man, I really feel sorry for you.
Forum: Thumpers 06-25-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 96,080
Views: 18,107,812
Posted By Max Kool
Check the tiny fuel filter on the float bowl....

Check the tiny fuel filter on the float bowl. It's under the pipe the fuel line connects to.
Forum: Thumpers 06-25-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 96,080
Views: 18,107,812
Posted By Max Kool
That is normal wear for a front knobby tire...

That is normal wear for a front knobby tire ridden mostly on hard surface (whether it is blacktop or rocks/gravel). Seen it on most of my front tires.
Forum: Thumpers 06-25-2014, 05:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,599
Posted By Max Kool
I like this thread already!

I like this thread already!
Forum: Thumpers 06-12-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 363
Views: 23,324
Posted By Max Kool
Does it actually matter to vBulletin if you have...

Does it actually matter to vBulletin if you have one (1) subforum with 1.4m posts, or 2 subforums with each 700k posts?

Same database, just different subforum index?


(just a thought)
Forum: Thumpers 06-03-2014, 01:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 388
Posted By Max Kool
You actually have a Freeride in the US? Where?...

You actually have a Freeride in the US? Where? Got it plated?
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,859
Posted By Max Kool
How often do you get a flat tire? How often do...

How often do you get a flat tire? How often do you get a flat tire that cannot be fixed by using a can of fix-a-flat?

Anyway, you need to have new rims that have a "tubeless hump".

I'd say,...
Forum: Thumpers 05-23-2014, 01:08 AM
Replies: 96,080
Views: 18,107,812
Posted By Max Kool
It is. the squeal is also a typical sign to...

It is.

the squeal is also a typical sign to replace the stater bearing cap. :D
Forum: Thumpers 05-23-2014, 12:44 AM
Replies: 96,080
Views: 18,107,812
Posted By Max Kool
You may need to change the starter bearing cap. ...

You may need to change the starter bearing cap.

=> check Procycles Website (http://www.procycle.us/bikepages/dr650.html#cd-ddc-dr650) and search for "Warp 9 Ball Bearing Starter Cap "
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2014, 11:05 PM
Replies: 96,080
Views: 18,107,812
Posted By Max Kool
Opposite of the valve stem, or at the valve stem?

Opposite of the valve stem, or at the valve stem?
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 96,080
Views: 18,107,812
Posted By Max Kool
You mean this one? ...

You mean this one?

http://i1236.photobucket.com/albums/ff442/Noelsy/DSC02898_zps4bde86c6.jpg (http://s1236.photobucket.com/user/Noelsy/media/DSC02898_zps4bde86c6.jpg.html)
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 96,080
Views: 18,107,812
Posted By Max Kool
agree on leaving the fork seals alone. Keep...

agree on leaving the fork seals alone.

Keep the fork boots on and they can last a real long time.
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 96,080
Views: 18,107,812
Posted By Max Kool
haha thanks! been a bit off-radar because of...

haha thanks!

been a bit off-radar because of the XChallenge I had. I am going to move to the US this summer, and apparently they still sell the DR over here. Owning a bike is not high on my list...
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 96,080
Views: 18,107,812
Posted By Max Kool
Low to mid throttle fuelling/response. If...

Low to mid throttle fuelling/response.

If your bike runs like you describe, leave it alone. :P Lower the needle and it may start surging/KFR -too lean-. Raise the needle and the engine may loose...
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,181
Posted By Max Kool
Does it turn over?

Does it turn over?
Forum: Thumpers 10-02-2013, 05:12 AM
Replies: 724
Views: 174,674
Posted By Max Kool
Mooie foto's mannen, jaloers!!

Mooie foto's mannen, jaloers!!
Forum: Thumpers 07-15-2013, 03:43 AM
Replies: 724
Views: 174,674
Posted By Max Kool
I want it street legal in CA for 2014!

I want it street legal in CA for 2014!
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2013, 05:08 AM
Replies: 724
Views: 174,674
Posted By Max Kool
Would getting it plated not be the biggest...

Would getting it plated not be the biggest challenge?
Forum: Thumpers 01-31-2013, 05:13 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,095
Posted By Max Kool
Most bikes are relatively quiet with the stock...

Most bikes are relatively quiet with the stock exhaust. That ain't enough?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-20-2013, 07:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,181
Posted By Max Kool
Sounds more and more a better idea to sell them...

Sounds more and more a better idea to sell them over here, and get different bikes again from craigslist or something locally in LA.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-16-2013, 02:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,181
Posted By Max Kool
Importing a bike to CA?

Hi all,

I have a question for those who know. Chances are I might move from Europe to California because of a job offer. Me and my wife prefer to take our bikes with us (2007 BMW G650 Xchallenge...
Forum: Thumpers 01-04-2013, 03:56 AM
Replies: 724
Views: 174,674
Posted By Max Kool
I may have missed part of this thread, but are...

I may have missed part of this thread, but are there already plan to import this bike in California?
Forum: Thumpers 01-02-2013, 03:56 AM
Replies: 724
Views: 174,674
Posted By Max Kool
Talking about CA, what is the terrain like in the...

Talking about CA, what is the terrain like in the LA area, and where can one publicly ride offroad there? Angeles National Forest or Simi Valley area?
Forum: Thumpers 12-18-2012, 01:39 AM
Replies: 724
Views: 174,674
Posted By Max Kool
Please don't forget, some people would actually...

Please don't forget, some people would actually love a more sedate, but yet still hi tech bike, especially for "enduro-wandern". A play bike instead of a race bike.

(I would!)
Forum: Vendors 09-26-2012, 11:36 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 15,901
Posted By Max Kool
Hi, please send a PM to forum co-inmate Erik RS ....

Hi, please send a PM to forum co-inmate Erik RS . ;)
Forum: Thumpers 07-25-2012, 02:09 AM
Replies: 2,075
Views: 641,620
Posted By Max Kool
It seems the rally fender for a G450X is a...

It seems the rally fender for a G450X is a straight bolt on, available from speedbrain (very expensive btw!!)
Forum: Thumpers 07-20-2012, 09:29 AM
Replies: 2,075
Views: 641,620
Posted By Max Kool
The weakness of the OEM rims are their strong...

The weakness of the OEM rims are their strong point at the same time imho.

They may be a bit soft (damhik), but they sure aren't brittle in any way, like some other rims of suspect quality. They...
Forum: Thumpers 07-17-2012, 11:32 PM
Replies: 724
Views: 174,674
Posted By Max Kool
Thumb That is indeed a cool video. Thanks!

That is indeed a cool video. Thanks!
Forum: Thumpers 07-17-2012, 12:32 AM
Replies: 724
Views: 174,674
Posted By Max Kool
Ah tops, thanks for the heads up. I just...

Ah tops, thanks for the heads up.

I just rode a few days on a XR400R this spring, which for that type of terrain (North of France, Ardennes), had more than enough power. I expect an unrestricted...
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2012, 12:42 PM
Replies: 724
Views: 174,674
Posted By Max Kool
You can't translate European prices to expected...

You can't translate European prices to expected US prices on exchange rate alone. The 350 freeride is somewhere between 1500 and 200 Euros cheaper than a EXC350.

If the Freeride would come to the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2012, 11:30 AM
Replies: 724
Views: 174,674
Posted By Max Kool
Does this upgrade from 23 to 30 ponies involve...

Does this upgrade from 23 to 30 ponies involve more than just a different mapping? I can imagine you need to do "something" about the air intake as well?


Max
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2012, 02:15 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 24,727
Posted By Max Kool
Most probably meant for the KTM 950/990 Adventure...

Most probably meant for the KTM 950/990 Adventure (which has a wider rear rim).

On the G50Xchallenge you will get it on the rear wheel, however it will "balloon" quite some I am afraid.
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2012, 06:05 AM
Replies: 669
Views: 125,706
Posted By Max Kool
Still thinking the cause for bad starting on a...

Still thinking the cause for bad starting on a hot engine is the autodecompression lever. Lever stuck in "closed" position. Compression too big, starter has a hard job to cranck the engine, and bike...
Forum: Thumpers 04-05-2012, 04:50 AM
Replies: 669
Views: 125,706
Posted By Max Kool
Anyone here having the "not starting on a hot...

Anyone here having the "not starting on a hot engine" problem?

The more I think about it, the more I think it is the autodecompressor failing on a hot engine. Thus leaving a compression ratio the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2011, 04:38 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 27,388
Posted By Max Kool
I bet Australia isn't hit by the recession as...

I bet Australia isn't hit by the recession as hard as the US is.
Forum: Thumpers 12-06-2011, 11:40 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 27,388
Posted By Max Kool
I have owned both an F650GS and an XChallenge....

I have owned both an F650GS and an XChallenge. How similar these two engines are in parts numbers, they actually ride VERY different. Where the F650 feels sluggish, underpowered and stressed, the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-03-2011, 08:00 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 27,388
Posted By Max Kool
Troll

Troll
Forum: Thumpers 12-02-2011, 07:43 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 27,388
Posted By Max Kool
Not to mention the fact that BMW as a motorcycle...

Not to mention the fact that BMW as a motorcycle manufacturer simply sees no need to produce two engines that are quite close within specification to each other. You weigh the options "which engine...
Forum: Thumpers 12-02-2011, 04:42 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 27,388
Posted By Max Kool
If you want a clean looking engine, you'd rather...

If you want a clean looking engine, you'd rather want an aircooled two stroker. :D

Modern watercooled fourstrokes have water hoses, oil lines (Husqvarna!), electronics, etc. That lambada sensor...
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