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Forum: Ride reports 03-06-2013, 10:43 AM
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Posted By Dirtmac
At last caught up, I can get back to my day job! ...

At last caught up, I can get back to my day job!

Fellas outstanding, well done detailed, wonderful insight. Truly thank you for sharing. It is a great incentive to get out there.

Glad i...
Forum: Thumpers 10-12-2011, 02:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 775
Posted By Dirtmac
All in all the bike did very well on our latest...

All in all the bike did very well on our latest trip to Morocco, we covered about 1600 miles, a third of which was off road.
The fuel range is now amazing, especially when not at high road speeds,...
Forum: Thumpers 10-11-2011, 11:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 775
Posted By Dirtmac
Sand!

Once on the sand, I really struggled with the extra weight at the front of the bike, the other XC just had an aux tank on the rear rack and it seemed to handled the dunes a little better (nothing to...
Forum: Thumpers 10-11-2011, 11:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 775
Posted By Dirtmac
Morocco 2nd time

We went as a group, with a Can Am quad, 3 KTM 450s, 1 KTM 250, 1 KTM 525 and 2 XCs (and 2 others that DNF)
On the road, we on the XCs were obviosaly very much at an advantage and enjoyed cruising...
Forum: Thumpers 10-11-2011, 11:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 775
Posted By Dirtmac
Bearing and Swing-arm

Then talk of Morocco started again!

This time a much more off-road orientated trip.

First think was a throrough check through the bike, i had previosaly used a thread on UKGSER about bearings...
Forum: Thumpers 10-11-2011, 11:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 775
Posted By Dirtmac
I bit the bullet and went TT with the Tank. The...

I bit the bullet and went TT with the Tank. The bike had come with progresive fork springs, so there was no need to change them.

Used the vent method, no problems yet!
Forum: Thumpers 10-11-2011, 10:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 775
Posted By Dirtmac
All in all on a very road biased trip it coped...

All in all on a very road biased trip it coped well, apart from the fuel range that was a constant niggle.
Forum: Thumpers 10-11-2011, 10:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 775
Posted By Dirtmac
Even managed to find some other XCs in Missour!!

Even managed to find some other XCs in Missour!!
Forum: Thumpers 10-11-2011, 10:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 775
Posted By Dirtmac
Now there is a slight gap in my pictures, but I...

Now there is a slight gap in my pictures, but I did the following;
Got the original Rear Subframe beefed up by a local fabricator.
Bought a Hepco Becker frame and Boxes, Remus tail pipe through...
Forum: Thumpers 10-11-2011, 10:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 775
Posted By Dirtmac
I thought the product was well thought out and...

I thought the product was well thought out and put together. All of the electrical connections are plug and play and they even give you packs of extra bulbs. The illumination is good, although the...
Forum: Thumpers 10-11-2011, 10:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 775
Posted By Dirtmac
So i added a Britannia Composites fairing and a...

So i added a Britannia Composites fairing and a universal mudgaurd.
Forum: Thumpers 10-11-2011, 10:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 775
Posted By Dirtmac
Wicked Dirtmac's Adventure X-Challenge

Well I have been lurking for a while and thought since I have just returned from a 2nd trip to Morocco, thought it might be worth cataloguing my mods and issues I have had with the bike.
I bought...
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