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Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2015, 03:10 PM
Replies: 23,560
Views: 3,133,498
Posted By zulusafari
platting in TX

Where in Texas are you? If you are in DFW, you are welcome to come have a look at my XR I just put the baja kit on and got plated.
Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 23,560
Views: 3,133,498
Posted By zulusafari
Need help

Hey gents. I've been an on and off contributor over on the XR650L thread for a number of years. I have one at my home in Kenya. I'm back in the US for a few months and a buddy has lent his XR650R to...
Forum: Thumpers 02-01-2015, 05:57 PM
Replies: 23,560
Views: 3,133,498
Posted By zulusafari
A few questions

Hey guys. I just got back to the US and I'm borrowing a buddy's XR650r. I got it platted for Texas and I"m working on a few other items and I need your help.

I have the baja kit on the front and...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-01-2015, 09:06 PM
Replies: 521
Views: 33,339
Posted By zulusafari
Hey gents (and ladies). I usually reside in E...

Hey gents (and ladies). I usually reside in E Africa these days, but spending the first half of 2015 in the Dallas area. I don't have a bike locally, yet. Would love to meet up with you guys. Please...
Forum: Thumpers 01-01-2015, 09:03 PM
Replies: 83,542
Views: 9,534,784
Posted By zulusafari
Wtb

Hey gents (and ladies). Been a while since I've posted here. I usually reside in E Africa these days, but spending the first half of 2015 in the DFW (Dallas, TX) area. I'd like to pick up a Honda...
Forum: Thumpers 01-01-2015, 09:02 PM
Replies: 23,560
Views: 3,133,498
Posted By zulusafari
Wtb

Hey gents (and ladies). I usually reside in E Africa these days, but spending the first half of 2015 in the Dallas area. I'd like to pick up a Honda dual sport. XR650L XR650R XR400 CRF450X XR600R...
Forum: Thumpers 01-01-2015, 09:02 PM
Replies: 11,437
Views: 1,716,585
Posted By zulusafari
Wtb

Hey gents (and ladies). I usually reside in E Africa these days, but spending the first half of 2015 in the Dallas area. I'd like to pick up a Honda dual sport. XR650L XR650R XR400 CRF450X XR600R...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-01-2015, 09:00 PM
Replies: 20,826
Views: 1,176,599
Posted By zulusafari
Wtb

Hey gents (and ladies). I usually reside in E Africa these days, but spending the first half of 2015 in the Dallas area. I'd like to pick up a Honda dual sport. XR650L XR650R XR400 CRF450X XR600R...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-01-2015, 08:58 PM
Replies: 5,316
Views: 277,693
Posted By zulusafari
Wtb

Hey gents (and ladies). I usually reside in E Africa these days, but spending the first half of 2015 in the Dallas & Tulsa areas. I'd like to pick up a Honda dual sport. XR650L XR650R XR400 CRF450X...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-01-2015, 08:57 PM
Replies: 776
Views: 82,626
Posted By zulusafari
WtB

Hey gents (and ladies). I usually reside in E Africa these days, but spending the first half of 2015 in the Dallas area. I'd like to pick up a Honda dual sport. XR650L XR650R XR400 CRF450X XR600R...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-01-2015, 08:55 PM
Replies: 5,216
Views: 226,098
Posted By zulusafari
WtB

Hey gents (and ladies). I usually reside in E Africa these days, but spending the first half of 2015 in the Dallas area. I'd like to pick up a Honda dual sport. XR650L XR650R XR400 CRF450X XR600R...
Forum: Thumpers 11-30-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 83,542
Views: 9,534,784
Posted By zulusafari
Thanks for the tip

Thanks for the tip
Forum: Thumpers 11-30-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 83,542
Views: 9,534,784
Posted By zulusafari
Anyone have a left side-view mirror for sale? ...

Anyone have a left side-view mirror for sale?

http://i.ebayimg.com/00/s/NjAwWDgwMA==/z/kRAAAOSwLa9UXO--/$_57.JPG
Forum: Thumpers 11-30-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 83,542
Views: 9,534,784
Posted By zulusafari
Big Trip

Well, I finally did it, a big trip around Lake Victoria. I got back last night after around 3500km (2200 miles). 10 days. Counterclockwise.

<a...
Forum: Africa & Mid East 08-28-2014, 12:49 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 20,148
Posted By zulusafari
I have no personal experience, but from my...

I have no personal experience, but from my research and conversations, I understand the same. Egypt is pretty much the only one who requires it on the continent. At least on the North/South route...
Forum: Thumpers 08-20-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 83,542
Views: 9,534,784
Posted By zulusafari
There are a number of edited layers to the photo....

There are a number of edited layers to the photo. I took the pic with my iphone and edited with an app called Camera+. I did a very small amount of saturation, around 10%, a good deal of...
Forum: Thumpers 08-20-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 83,542
Views: 9,534,784
Posted By zulusafari
I do about 70% tarmac (paved) that has not been...

I do about 70% tarmac (paved) that has not been touched since the 1960s. So it's pretty rough, to say the least. The other 30% is a mix of every kind of off-road surface, probably mostly some kind of...
Forum: Thumpers 08-20-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 83,542
Views: 9,534,784
Posted By zulusafari
Most welcome :deal :norton

Most welcome :deal :norton
Forum: Thumpers 08-20-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 83,542
Views: 9,534,784
Posted By zulusafari
I'm not just changing it, I plan to go back and...

I'm not just changing it, I plan to go back and forth between the two sets. One for around town and one for trips and off-road routes. Hoping to cut down on my tyre wear and also have better...
Forum: Thumpers 08-20-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 83,542
Views: 9,534,784
Posted By zulusafari
Yup, as you turn that knob the forces of gravity...

Yup, as you turn that knob the forces of gravity around you are charged by more and more positively charged ions until you reach the maximum foreflex of the core's pressure squared. Handle with care.
Forum: Thumpers 08-20-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 83,542
Views: 9,534,784
Posted By zulusafari
Wisdom on mixing sprockets

I'm hoping you guys can provide some wisdom on sprocket use:

I just imported a second set of wheels and tyres for my XR650L. I know conventional wisdom is that ideally you don't change out...
Forum: Africa & Mid East 08-04-2014, 01:59 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 20,148
Posted By zulusafari
Are you a member of African Motorcyle Diaries...

Are you a member of African Motorcyle Diaries Facebook page? It is mainly Kenyan riders.

A Kenyan friend just confirmed it is 18, same as cars.
Forum: Equipment 07-14-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 470
Posted By zulusafari
Elbow rash from jacket?

I have not ridden my bike a lot lately. Usually I'll get on for an hour every week for the odd errand. This last week the biker community here was especially busy with a few accidents and one death....
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-05-2014, 01:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,174
Posted By zulusafari
Officially, no bikes are allowed in KWS parks and...

Officially, no bikes are allowed in KWS parks and most of the foundation/private conservation areas have followed suit. It's worth asking and especially if you know someone, you can sometimes get a...
Forum: Africa & Mid East 06-05-2014, 01:10 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 20,148
Posted By zulusafari
Where is that river bed exactly? How long is it?...

Where is that river bed exactly? How long is it? Is the bike located in Nairobi?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-23-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 11,585
Posted By zulusafari
As much as the information you all are sharing is...

As much as the information you all are sharing is likely helpful for many people here, it's completely irrelevant to my situation.

It's very likely that if I am in an accident, the first 100...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-23-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 11,585
Posted By zulusafari
Is anyone doing this where you can print your own...

Is anyone doing this where you can print your own phone number instead of a code?

https://icedot.org/en/products/15-Premium-Member-Sticker-Pack
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-23-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 11,585
Posted By zulusafari
International Sticker

Has anyone seen a sticker that is primarily icons, more visual for international use? Or simply 'DO NOT REMOVE HELMET'.

http://www.reflectivedecals.com/graphics/danger1.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 83,542
Views: 9,534,784
Posted By zulusafari
Sure am glad I sprung for it and got mine a while...

Sure am glad I sprung for it and got mine a while back. It's been on many trips with me to the African bush and many more to come! It sure is heavy, but been worth carrying all along.
Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 83,542
Views: 9,534,784
Posted By zulusafari
lol, funny. Not sure how I have missed those...

lol, funny. Not sure how I have missed those arrows for 12,000 miles. I guess that's how I got such great milage :)

They are Dunlop 908. REALLY loved them.
Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2014, 05:10 AM
Replies: 83,542
Views: 9,534,784
Posted By zulusafari
Thanks Lance. It was pretty epic. It was...

Thanks Lance. It was pretty epic. It was definitely the hardest trip I have ever done. The variety of terrain that all had various kinds of difficulties to them. I have never averaged such a high...
Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 83,542
Views: 9,534,784
Posted By zulusafari
Piki trip to Northern Kenya

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Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 83,542
Views: 9,534,784
Posted By zulusafari
Great Steve. Might take two of them actually. We...

Great Steve. Might take two of them actually. We took the bike to Northern Kenya and it smoked heavily for a few days. We put in a quart of oil every 50km. Yeah, that's a TON of oil burnt. We had no...
Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 83,542
Views: 9,534,784
Posted By zulusafari
part

anyone have this part on hand?

New or used okay...

1997 XR650L exhaust valve part number: 14721-MG3-000

Could you ship it ASAP overnight to Tulsa?
Forum: Thumpers 01-25-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 83,542
Views: 9,534,784
Posted By zulusafari
could we see more detailed photos of how you...

could we see more detailed photos of how you mounted that DC plug just over your battery?
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 83,542
Views: 9,534,784
Posted By zulusafari
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/01/23/yre8y2us.jpg ...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/01/23/yre8y2us.jpg

can someone please remind me where to get that stand on the right of the picture?
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 83,542
Views: 9,534,784
Posted By zulusafari
I'd nearly buy it just for the wheels!

I'd nearly buy it just for the wheels!
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 83,542
Views: 9,534,784
Posted By zulusafari
Tire Question

Tire Question:

Hey gents, wondering if you can give me some insight. I have used the Donlop D908 almost exclusively since I've had my XR650L. I'm pretty sure I've put over 8,000 miles on it and...
Forum: Thumpers 01-19-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 83,542
Views: 9,534,784
Posted By zulusafari
Yup

Man, you guys are awesome. Thanks for all the links and posts about the fork spring/oil replacement. You know who you are.
Forum: Thumpers 01-19-2014, 05:28 AM
Replies: 83,542
Views: 9,534,784
Posted By zulusafari
Anyone have a photo walkthrough of a fork...

Anyone have a photo walkthrough of a fork spring/oil replacement?
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