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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 11:42 AM
Replies: 8,589
Views: 1,222,231
Posted By casperghst42
Be glad you do it in Switzerland and not Norway...

Be glad you do it in Switzerland and not Norway ...
Forum: Equipment 04-18-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,365
Posted By casperghst42
I've been wearing Stadler for the last 6 years,...

I've been wearing Stadler for the last 6 years, never really treated it really nice - it's there to be used, and never had any dryness problems. There have been some issue with have been handled on...
Forum: Ride reports 04-04-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 3,195
Views: 1,363,326
Posted By casperghst42
The Taiga is truly amazing, but we tend to forget...

The Taiga is truly amazing, but we tend to forget about as it's not a "proper" rainforest - just very very very big.
Forum: Equipment 03-25-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,170
Posted By casperghst42
Funny enough I'm in the opposite situation, klim...

Funny enough I'm in the opposite situation, klim does simply not fit me. I wear 58/58 EU size which is ~XL - 2XL KLIM but if I get something which fit the across my shoulders then the arms will fit a...
Forum: Equipment 03-25-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,314
Posted By casperghst42
Now this is really interesting, if they do not...

Now this is really interesting, if they do not guarantee that the product is waterproof after repair by them, then it could be really interesting to involve Goretex in that discussion .. some...
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 8,589
Views: 1,222,231
Posted By casperghst42
I would guess that mine had 0.1 - 0.3 mm play...

I would guess that mine had 0.1 - 0.3 mm play (didn't measure it), and my clutch was absolutely horrible. New clutch cover and it was like getting a new bike.

I am amazed that these clutches are...
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2014, 01:11 AM
Replies: 8,589
Views: 1,222,231
Posted By casperghst42
Take the puller off the clutch, test with that....

Take the puller off the clutch, test with that. If you can move it sideways then it's worn.



Casper
Forum: Vendors 03-13-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 23,918
Posted By casperghst42
Any idea about when there will be one with a BAR...

Any idea about when there will be one with a BAR scale ?

The rest of the world is now using BAR and not PSI :wink:

Casper
Forum: Equipment 03-13-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,170
Posted By casperghst42
I had the same with the collar on my Overland...

I had the same with the collar on my Overland jacket, which is now collecting dust ... I seriously wanted to love my Klim jacket, but unfortunately no such luck. I also tried to contact Klim, but got...
Forum: Equipment 03-08-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,170
Posted By casperghst42
I'm on my 3rd pair of TCX Infinity. They are...

I'm on my 3rd pair of TCX Infinity. They are great, they fit (after 2 weeks of pain and suffering). But they also fail quite quick, ok, I am not good at keeping footwear, but my TCX's normally only...
Forum: Equipment 03-08-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 429
Posted By casperghst42
I've had one on my 800gs for the last 3 years...

I've had one on my 800gs for the last 3 years (the photo top case = ie. lower), and I think I've had it off 5 times..... it takes approx 3 - 5 minutes to take if off. But then again I use it as my...
Forum: Equipment 03-08-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,975
Posted By casperghst42
I find it interesting that so many people rave...

I find it interesting that so many people rave about the Klim stuff, if there actually are so many problems with their products.

I don't know about the quality (well sort of), but their sales...
Forum: Europe 03-05-2014, 12:56 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,778
Posted By casperghst42
What 2 countries ? The only place where people...

What 2 countries ? The only place where people are having a go at stupidity right now is Ukraine... Russia is not a problem, unless someone is stupid enough to start a shooting war.

As for timing...
Forum: Thumpers 03-05-2014, 12:35 AM
Replies: 8,589
Views: 1,222,231
Posted By casperghst42
Have a look at this ride report...

Have a look at this ride report (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=834987) (Terry rides an xCo).

And yes, I have an xCh which does have a "bit" of vibrations, and it even run a tooth...
Forum: Europe 02-28-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 384
Posted By casperghst42
I know there might an excellent reason why you...

I know there might an excellent reason why you would buy it in the UK, but also they have some of the most hideous insurance companies which hardly give out greencards (international insurance...
Forum: Equipment 02-27-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,212
Posted By casperghst42
What about pack size, which is one of the reasons...

What about pack size, which is one of the reasons why I got my Helinox...


Casper
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 675
Views: 89,849
Posted By casperghst42
Nop, Erik machined the original forks to be able...

Nop, Erik machined the original forks to be able to take the new internals, so it was a transplant.



Casper
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2014, 02:04 AM
Replies: 675
Views: 89,849
Posted By casperghst42
That was me, and yes it worked out just fine -...

That was me, and yes it worked out just fine - except that one of the internals was not in the best shape, and now I'm waiting for a new one.

But I have to say even with the not-so-good one, the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-22-2014, 12:33 AM
Replies: 675
Views: 89,849
Posted By casperghst42
I've been looking at how Bas does it, he have a...

I've been looking at how Bas does it, he have a ~50mm strap running from the bottom to the top of the outside of the bags - I don't have my Magadans yes (they are on the list, but there are other...
Forum: Thumpers 02-21-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,375
Posted By casperghst42
You're rebuilding the bike better than it was...

You're rebuilding the bike better than it was from new :clap:clap
Forum: Equipment 02-17-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,429
Posted By casperghst42
Before I had to wear glasses I used to use Maui...

Before I had to wear glasses I used to use Maui Jim Sports shades, best ever had, not cheap but great.

Now I wear glasses, multi-/varifocus with build shades (they go darkish), which is ok, but...
Forum: Equipment 02-14-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,633
Posted By casperghst42
Actually they have listend to the customer, and...

Actually they have listend to the customer, and have started putting in normal zippers in the jackets again - on new models - have a look at www.rukka.com

I've been researching since I got my Klim...
Forum: Thumpers 02-07-2014, 12:58 AM
Replies: 2,067
Views: 615,527
Posted By casperghst42
I was talking to Erik some time ago, and was told...

I was talking to Erik some time ago, and was told he now have a bracket which will allow you to mount an F800gs low fender nicely (I've not see the end result).


Casper
Forum: Equipment 01-31-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 27,016
Posted By casperghst42
Just picked up my Overland Jacket; I am...

Just picked up my Overland Jacket; I am unfortunately one of the people who will never end up liking it - probably end up parking it in a closet, the things I really dislike about it are:

- the...
Forum: Equipment 01-30-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 299
Posted By casperghst42
The protection in the Summer 2 is a lot better...

The protection in the Summer 2 is a lot better then in the Summer 3. Also the Summer 2 are slightly wider in legs than the Summer 3.

All in all, the Summer 2 is a better buy.

Casper
Forum: Thumpers 01-27-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,375
Posted By casperghst42
Just one suggestion, change the clutch cover, and...

Just one suggestion, change the clutch cover, and the clutch puller... if the current clutch cover is the one which is all aluminium then you'll wish you'd done it at some point ....


Casper
Forum: Equipment 01-20-2014, 03:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 830
Posted By casperghst42
I have been using Enduristan tankbags for a...

I have been using Enduristan tankbags for a couple of years, both sizes. They are waterproff, I've never had anything going wet (with the updated bags - the first version was leaking a bit). Also...
Forum: Thumpers 01-11-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 976
Posted By casperghst42
That is a serious downgrade from previous models....

That is a serious downgrade from previous models. You would always want to have both front legs do the same things to keep the balance (so to say). And being able to do ajustements on the fly might...
Forum: Ride reports 01-09-2014, 02:56 AM
Replies: 492
Views: 120,521
Posted By casperghst42
Must go back and investigate some more :D ...

Must go back and investigate some more :D


Casper
Forum: Ride reports 01-04-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 492
Views: 120,521
Posted By casperghst42
Oh, were you lucky... I'm Danish (Danish Passport...

Oh, were you lucky... I'm Danish (Danish Passport - strangely enough), on a Dutch bike... first it took me 10 minutes to make them understand that I was Danish, and the bike is Dutch due to the fact...
Forum: Thumpers 01-02-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 6,115
Views: 938,504
Posted By casperghst42
Walter is using an OSCO (manual thing), but he...

Walter is using an OSCO (manual thing), but he have something about the mounting here: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=524638&page=118


Also the tube is routed through the swing...
Forum: Ride reports 12-27-2013, 12:22 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 24,701
Posted By casperghst42
Last I saw Erik he mentioned that he now have a...

Last I saw Erik he mentioned that he now have a working bracket for 800 low front fender.

Casper
Forum: Ride reports 12-25-2013, 02:05 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,819
Posted By casperghst42
Great, thank you very much sharing..... ...

Great, thank you very much sharing.....


Casper
Forum: Ride reports 12-15-2013, 12:56 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 18,121
Posted By casperghst42
Been through Albania twice, I have mixed feelings...

Been through Albania twice, I have mixed feelings about the place, first it's one of the most beautiful place I've been, on the other hand it is probably also one of the places where I've seen the...
Forum: Vendors 12-07-2013, 01:06 PM
Replies: 586
Views: 54,373
Posted By casperghst42
Have a look at the TT suit (what ever the name...

Have a look at the TT suit (what ever the name is) or the Stadler Companero/Evo. The idea is not bad, the only problem is that on a longer trip where one have to be prepared for all kinds of weather...
Forum: Thumpers 11-29-2013, 02:35 AM
Replies: 675
Views: 89,849
Posted By casperghst42
They are from a 2003, which is using 45mm. I...

They are from a 2003, which is using 45mm. I asked "The Guy from Hyperpro who should not be mentioned", who said that they should work (also he is also going to do the work).

I got them for 150,...
Forum: Thumpers 11-25-2013, 04:51 AM
Replies: 675
Views: 89,849
Posted By casperghst42
Would Husqvarna SMR 450 Marzocchi Shivers work on...

Would Husqvarna SMR 450 Marzocchi Shivers work on the xChallange - either rebuild, or as a transplant ?


Casper
Forum: Airheads 11-20-2013, 12:43 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 15,217
Posted By casperghst42
I now understand your broken self esteem :rofl ...

I now understand your broken self esteem :rofl


Casper
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-15-2013, 12:58 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,145
Posted By casperghst42
I've done 12.000km on my set of E07's still...

I've done 12.000km on my set of E07's still massive amount of treat on the rear, the front is a bit worn, and probably will be up for a change shortly.

I ran K60's before which I really disliked,...
Forum: Equipment 11-09-2013, 01:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,903
Posted By casperghst42
I've been looking at OookWorks for the same...

I've been looking at OookWorks for the same reason, packs down silly small, and only requires one pole.

http://oookworks.com/oooknest_ripstop.html


Casper
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