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Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2010, 11:25 PM
Replies: 3,718
Views: 1,142,244
Posted By Gilb
The Mitas CO2 rear paired with C19 front worked a...

The Mitas CO2 rear paired with C19 front worked a treat on the LDT recently absolutely no problem getting grip and it was very wet and muddy.Had to pump up to 25psi rear 22 front, any lower and they...
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2010, 02:47 AM
Replies: 3,718
Views: 1,142,244
Posted By Gilb
The regs state any road legal tyre is...

The regs state any road legal tyre is acceptable.....which is nice.The trials tyre rule is a right pain for bigger bikes although my old DRZ did quite well on them shame they wore so quick and cost...
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2010, 04:13 AM
Replies: 3,718
Views: 1,142,244
Posted By Gilb
Just ordered a Mitas CO2 for the rear and C19 for...

Just ordered a Mitas CO2 for the rear and C19 for the front.

http://www.trelleborgtyres.co.uk/shopimages/image_50.jpg http://www.trelleborgtyres.co.uk/shopimages/image_51.jpg

I'll post up a...
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2010, 01:26 AM
Replies: 3,718
Views: 1,142,244
Posted By Gilb
Cheers. I'll have a look at those you...

Cheers.

I'll have a look at those you mention.

Yep got the 14T sprocket already.
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2010, 11:58 PM
Replies: 3,718
Views: 1,142,244
Posted By Gilb
Has anyone found a 17inch offroad tyre better...

Has anyone found a 17inch offroad tyre better than the MT21 or TKC 80?

I'm doing a Long distance trial in a few weeks and it's going to be wet and muddy.

I've seen the Mitas CO2 but wonder if...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-27-2010, 12:28 PM
Replies: 3,280
Views: 1,252,043
Posted By Gilb
Piaggio Skipper 125 ...

Piaggio Skipper 125

http://www.therevcounter.com/members/gregor-albums-none-yet-picture2811-ripley-house-046.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2010, 12:08 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 149,694
Posted By Gilb
Yes they are KTM guards, they fit well you just...

Yes they are KTM guards, they fit well you just need to trim a fingernail sized bit of plastic away on the righthand guard to get around the brake reservoir and banjo fitting.
Forum: Thumpers 11-14-2009, 11:45 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,363
Posted By Gilb
Mine in the wilds of Kent. ...

Mine in the wilds of Kent.

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2715/4103123403_5bc97c413c_b.jpg

and a mates DRZ in the wilds of Suffolk
...
Forum: Thumpers 07-17-2009, 12:03 PM
Replies: 1,648
Views: 737,427
Posted By Gilb
So is white......... ...

So is white.........


http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2630/3690609498_e0d206361c_b.jpg


http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2578/3687729565_0f4ee58210_b.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 07-07-2009, 10:47 AM
Replies: 3,718
Views: 1,142,244
Posted By Gilb
After the reg/rec problems a few owners have had...

After the reg/rec problems a few owners have had I took a peek at my connector.


top left I believe is the suspect one, looks a little discoloured but no problems so far.
...
Forum: Thumpers 07-07-2009, 08:16 AM
Replies: 3,718
Views: 1,142,244
Posted By Gilb
Several reasons. It's been really hot and...

Several reasons.

It's been really hot and humid here recently so wanted cooling airflow, the windwhistle with the screen fitted masks the engine noise ,the trails are overgrown at the moment and...
Forum: Thumpers 07-06-2009, 03:53 AM
Replies: 3,718
Views: 1,142,244
Posted By Gilb
and another pic ...

and another pic


http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2630/3690609498_e0d206361c.jpg

or two

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3654/3690626260_8032a7b5d1.jpg
...
Forum: Europe 05-22-2009, 12:00 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 24,598
Posted By Gilb
Any rides coming up chaps? Anyone fancy...

Any rides coming up chaps?

Anyone fancy some trail riding in Kent weekdays when it's quieter sometime?
Forum: Europe 05-21-2009, 11:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,216
Posted By Gilb
Hello drussdog. 8 months and 7500miles now...

Hello drussdog.

8 months and 7500miles now and I'm still pleased I got one.

Does eveything I want, 250 -300mile range, my most comfortable bike to date. Copes well with a pillion.

I use...
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2009, 10:02 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,712
Posted By Gilb
One of these would be ideal :evil ...

One of these would be ideal :evil

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3543/3525411513_dbd25ed113_b.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2009, 08:57 PM
Replies: 1,648
Views: 737,427
Posted By Gilb
I've used mine for a fair bit of greenlaning, I'd...

I've used mine for a fair bit of greenlaning, I'd say it's up to the job.
I had an early DRZ400S and reckon the Tenere's suspension is way better not to mention the comfort but the Suzuki had better...
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2009, 08:05 PM
Replies: 1,622
Views: 253,173
Posted By Gilb
I fitted a new chain and sprockets too...

I fitted a new chain and sprockets too ..........wish I had snail cam chain adjusters like your Suzuki.

I also got a puncture from a 2 inch nail..
...
Forum: Thumpers 02-14-2009, 11:05 AM
Replies: 1,648
Views: 737,427
Posted By Gilb
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3520/3279545770_e05...

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3520/3279545770_e05841d01f_b.jpg
Forum: Europe 02-05-2009, 04:06 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,552
Posted By Gilb
Excellent idea, I'd be up for this.

Excellent idea, I'd be up for this.
Forum: Ride reports 02-05-2009, 01:51 AM
Replies: 499
Views: 108,575
Posted By Gilb
Hello MikJogg The bike is standard, no...

Hello MikJogg

The bike is standard, no mods. The rear does have a lot of clearance maybe a 17 inch wheel exaggerates the look.

Tyres are Pirelli MT21,the only choice in that size for the rear.
Forum: Europe 02-04-2009, 12:56 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 24,598
Posted By Gilb
I did try, that pic doesn't really do it justice....

I did try, that pic doesn't really do it justice.

I went for the safest and quickest option in the end.The claggy mud underneath the snow was a bit slippery + long heavy bike = mucho sweato.
...
Forum: Europe 02-04-2009, 08:53 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 24,598
Posted By Gilb
Had some fun up on the North Downs yesterday...

Had some fun up on the North Downs yesterday thanks to my employers closing for the day :D

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3059/3250693156_dee9db9381_b.jpg


Climbed one Byway that got so...
Forum: Ride reports 02-04-2009, 08:39 AM
Replies: 499
Views: 108,575
Posted By Gilb
The perfect Winter for me so far with sub-zero...

The perfect Winter for me so far with sub-zero temps giving firm ground.
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3120/3244635148_9b580ae343_b.jpg

Then 2 days later,a few inches of snow and more time to...
Forum: Thumpers 02-01-2009, 10:50 AM
Replies: 1,648
Views: 737,427
Posted By Gilb
It's hard to resist riding off road with this...

It's hard to resist riding off road with this bike everytime a pass a rideable greenlane I give in :D

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3120/3244635148_9b580ae343_b.jpg

...
Forum: Europe 01-31-2009, 09:18 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 24,598
Posted By Gilb
Sorry not to make it, I was a muppet and didn't...

Sorry not to make it, I was a muppet and didn't set my alarm, that's the problem with these distant meets, I need to get up early.


That GS is getting some attention, I would have liked to see...
Forum: Europe 01-22-2009, 09:02 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 24,598
Posted By Gilb
Hello I'm in Kent and have a Yamaha...

Hello

I'm in Kent and have a Yamaha Tenere.

I might be up for the Boxhill run on the 31st if there's still space.

Greg
Forum: Ride reports 01-15-2009, 12:15 PM
Replies: 499
Views: 108,575
Posted By Gilb
I found this place today. 'Jurassic Park' slap...

I found this place today. 'Jurassic Park' slap bang in the English countryside.

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3449/3199675858_280fff82f4_b.jpg

...
Forum: Ride reports 01-15-2009, 12:05 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 36,332
Posted By Gilb
We don't often get snow in the South of England...

We don't often get snow in the South of England but it's a real treat when it happens, even if it was only a few inches :D There was plenty of ice underneath though after 2 weeks of sub zero temps.
...
Forum: Ride reports 01-14-2009, 12:37 PM
Replies: 499
Views: 108,575
Posted By Gilb
Sunshine and trees, mid-winter on the North Downs...

Sunshine and trees, mid-winter on the North Downs 11/01/09 a perfect days offroading.






http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3077/3187452861_53a9cd05d9_b.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 01-13-2009, 10:35 PM
Replies: 1,648
Views: 737,427
Posted By Gilb
You think I want to prostitute pictures of my...

You think I want to prostitute pictures of my bike all over the internet ?
Forum: Thumpers 01-13-2009, 04:27 AM
Replies: 1,648
Views: 737,427
Posted By Gilb
You may have seen this one somewhere before.:evil...

You may have seen this one somewhere before.:evil


http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3491/3181722533_b30108a7c7_b.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2009, 02:21 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 149,694
Posted By Gilb
Me again

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3491/3181722533_b30108a7c7_b.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2009, 01:23 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 31,687
Posted By Gilb
y2blade, Gregor here, you are welcome to give...

y2blade, Gregor here, you are welcome to give mine a spin if you can get to Kent.It's on MT21s so the road handling will feel nothing like with Tourances but you'd get an idea.

Had some slippery...
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2009, 12:50 PM
Replies: 1,622
Views: 253,173
Posted By Gilb
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3316/3181742899_bd1...

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3316/3181742899_bd1d0ebdae_b.jpg
I’m getting cocky with the one-handed shots on the move…………… till I get the camera’s strap wrapped round my fingers. End up almost...
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2009, 12:49 PM
Replies: 1,622
Views: 253,173
Posted By Gilb
So we head back from where I came at a mtb pace...

So we head back from where I came at a mtb pace chatting and the Tenere’s trickling along with minimal throttle but I’m having to read the ground closely, while bro on his mtb can chuck it about no...
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2009, 12:48 PM
Replies: 1,622
Views: 253,173
Posted By Gilb
Snow.....not much, and a fun ride with bro on his mtb.

If I drop dead tomorrow or the bike gets written off I would have had 5 grands worth of fun in the 3 months I’ve had it.:D

Wake up to another beautiful blue sky day, okay it’s still sub-zero but...
Forum: Thumpers 01-05-2009, 11:56 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 31,687
Posted By Gilb
No, I toyed with getting the Touratechs but was...

No, I toyed with getting the Touratechs but was recommended the KTM handguards at half the price( see xt660.com, there are a few posts there on the subject) JMo was one and her pics show them...
Forum: Thumpers 01-04-2009, 03:59 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 31,687
Posted By Gilb
Maybe you could be tempted down to Kent for some...

Maybe you could be tempted down to Kent for some greenlaning y2blade, plenty of Byways down here.......for the time being.

Part of the reason I got one was to be able to go further afield to...
Forum: Thumpers 12-31-2008, 07:30 AM
Replies: 1,622
Views: 253,173
Posted By Gilb
Thanks, I'm really enjoying it. After...

Thanks, I'm really enjoying it.

After walking the dog up in the hills yesterday with my son, I had to return with the bike for a few hours playing, driving the wife's car along a few tracks just...
Forum: Thumpers 12-30-2008, 01:34 AM
Replies: 1,622
Views: 253,173
Posted By Gilb
:D Ah, well done you've spotted the 'self...

:D

Ah, well done you've spotted the 'self cleaning' option fitted to the Tenere.

and given me another chance to shamelessly post a piccy.
...
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