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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-08-2013, 04:57 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,901
Posted By Spout
23900 euro? Is that all! :D

23900 euro? Is that all!

:D
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-08-2012, 08:09 AM
Replies: 6,785
Views: 1,717,646
Posted By Spout
There are on this side of the Atlantic. ...

There are on this side of the Atlantic.

Sorry......... There are on this side of the Atantic

:D
Forum: GS Boxers 05-31-2012, 04:03 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 22,186
Posted By Spout
Try: ...

Try:

http://www.ukgser.com/forums/showthread.php?t=300233

All sorted now. Had to buy a new rear drive as the shaft into FD was bent. :eek1
Forum: GS Boxers 05-08-2012, 10:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 941
Posted By Spout
Have you ever ridden the bike downhill? :wink:

Have you ever ridden the bike downhill? :wink:
Forum: GS Boxers 05-02-2012, 07:33 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 22,186
Posted By Spout
My rear uj failed at 45000 miles. 80mph -...

My rear uj failed at 45000 miles. 80mph - certainly woke me up!

There was about half a second of rumble through the pegs to warn me, followed by a grunching noise, and then locked rear wheel.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-02-2012, 06:05 AM
Replies: 4,704
Views: 2,034,721
Posted By Spout
Ouch! ...

Ouch!
http://www.ukgser.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=202809&stc=1&d=1335172964

Just need some superglue!
...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-13-2012, 03:11 AM
Replies: 4,704
Views: 2,034,721
Posted By Spout
The lower mount can snap off - taking bits of the...

The lower mount can snap off - taking bits of the cylinder head with it :cry
Forum: GS Boxers 08-08-2011, 07:21 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,684
Posted By Spout
Leaking seal can be caused by a blocked gearbox...

Leaking seal can be caused by a blocked gearbox breather. (Happened to me twice now).
Check the function of the breather - pucker up and blow through the filler - no tongues now :evil
Forum: Europe 05-23-2011, 03:04 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 8,120
Posted By Spout
Many thanks for another great HAF, especially...

Many thanks for another great HAF, especially Timpo for organising and Matt for leading the group and to all those that pulled and pushed to somehow keep me going forward :clap.
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Forum: Europe 05-17-2011, 03:46 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 8,120
Posted By Spout
Pogo group looks a little light. Any chance of me...

Pogo group looks a little light. Any chance of me joining it on the MIGHTY Alp?





Might consider bore out from 350 to 601cc or sex change op if required :eek1
Forum: Europe 04-11-2011, 04:20 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 8,120
Posted By Spout
...that brings back memories of a poorly prepared...

...that brings back memories of a poorly prepared rider on an inexperienced bike :D

http://i689.photobucket.com/albums/vv253/HEWXRR/ADV%20HAF/P9190082.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 03-03-2011, 05:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,668
Posted By Spout
..and converted to run on Diesel :D

..and converted to run on Diesel :D
Forum: Europe 03-03-2011, 01:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 591
Posted By Spout
You have pm

You have pm
Forum: Europe 02-25-2011, 01:49 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,291
Posted By Spout
That'll be 9pm - just a fortnightly meet for...

That'll be 9pm - just a fortnightly meet for local members.
Not exciting enough for a visit!

There are a few companies in the Peak District that hire trail bikes and lead rides. Most operate mid...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-22-2011, 01:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,675
Posted By Spout
The speedo pick up is from the rear wheel, isn't...

The speedo pick up is from the rear wheel, isn't it? (And wont be affected by different wheels - sensor is in final drive unit)

Fix that first. Then look to the ABS.
Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2010, 11:23 PM
Replies: 31,879
Views: 3,970,126
Posted By Spout
I ride a Beta Alp 4.0 which uses the DR350 engine...

I ride a Beta Alp 4.0 which uses the DR350 engine and knocked the gearlever quite badly over the weekend.

Closer inspection has revealed that the gear change shaft has bent (or misaligned?)...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-04-2010, 12:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,993
Posted By Spout
The new fill volume (180ml down fron 230ml ?) is...

The new fill volume (180ml down fron 230ml ?) is only just above the drain hole. If you open it and have oil come out you've not lost much.

Overfilling can cause the seals to "pop", but it's...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-27-2010, 03:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,033
Posted By Spout
I think you should find out why the flange came...

I think you should find out why the flange came loose before just replacing it.
Perhaps a failed bearing in the FD has allowed play which contributed to the loosening?
It'd be worth getting it...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-16-2010, 11:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 666
Posted By Spout
Rear caliper wear - anyone seen this?

I've had a bit of rattling from the rear end of my HP2 for the last couple of hundred miles.

A quick look showed that the pads didn't appear to be seated correctly:
...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-22-2010, 04:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 482
Posted By Spout
HP2 E Gearbox Breather

Has anyone managed to get to, and clean their gearbox breather without having to strip the back end of the bike off?

After diagnosing a blocked breather (oil dribble from swingarm) and proving it...
Forum: Thumpers 02-14-2010, 11:33 PM
Replies: 31,879
Views: 3,970,126
Posted By Spout
Has anyone any info on what AIS does? and how it...

Has anyone any info on what AIS does? and how it works? and maybe how to get rid of it?

My new Beta Alp (which uses the DR350 engine) has this system, it's some kind of Euro 3 emission clean up...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-05-2010, 12:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,003
Posted By Spout
Thanks Warthog :clap Just used this guide...

Thanks Warthog :clap

Just used this guide to replace my bushes and seal on my RH leg. Easier than I thought, and no special tools needed. However, stage 28 took longer than expected - I had to...
Forum: Thumpers 02-01-2010, 03:51 AM
Replies: 31,879
Views: 3,970,126
Posted By Spout
Too few miles on it yet. But compared to my HP2,...

Too few miles on it yet. But compared to my HP2, its lighter, lower and slower :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 01-31-2010, 11:27 PM
Replies: 31,879
Views: 3,970,126
Posted By Spout
I've not seen any pictures or mention of the Beta...

I've not seen any pictures or mention of the Beta Alp 4.0 on this thread.

So here's how Beta use the little 350:
...
Forum: Europe 01-18-2010, 09:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 626
Posted By Spout
http://joz.smugmug.com/Other/201001-Late-afternoon...

http://joz.smugmug.com/Other/201001-Late-afternoon-ride/IMAG0112/764686541_Lq5af-M.jpg

It's the invisible man :eek1
Forum: Europe 12-31-2009, 01:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 521
Posted By Spout
Fair play Vincent :clap , nearly cleaned the...

Fair play Vincent :clap , nearly cleaned the "tube" (1st vid)
Forum: GS Boxers 12-27-2009, 09:38 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,555
Posted By Spout
Just do one leg then :D

Just do one leg then :D
Forum: GS Boxers 12-03-2009, 09:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,980
Posted By Spout
Not quite. Tubless rely on the sealed valve...

Not quite. Tubless rely on the sealed valve fitted to the rim. The tube valve wont seal against the rim.

And as for using an 18" instead of a 17" I don't know. But using a 21" in an 18" wheel...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-02-2009, 11:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 858
Posted By Spout
I get a creaking when I lift my HP2. Traced...

I get a creaking when I lift my HP2.

Traced the noise to my lower back ;)
Forum: GS Boxers 11-30-2009, 09:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 779
Posted By Spout
Have you tried the "search" function? But...

Have you tried the "search" function?

But basically the head guard mounting points on the 1200 aren't good. The head guards may well protect your covers, but you'll probably damage the cylinder...
Forum: Europe 11-30-2009, 05:55 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,499
Posted By Spout
Sell my KTM? I'd rather shove wasps up my arse :D...

Sell my KTM? I'd rather shove wasps up my arse :D

Now there's an idea if you ever catch the scrotes!

Hope you recover it soon.
Forum: Europe 11-30-2009, 05:41 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,393
Posted By Spout
Unfortunately cpp01 I don't think any bike will...

Unfortunately cpp01 I don't think any bike will suit your dual needs.

As an off road "noobie" (I assume) you really need a small and light off roader to hone your off road skills and this kind of...
Forum: Europe 11-30-2009, 12:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,448
Posted By Spout
When I was working in Nottingham a couple of...

When I was working in Nottingham a couple of years ago, four XRs (from memory) pulled up at traffic lights. All had very small number plates, no indicators etc..
All riders had police helmets (open...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 11-24-2009, 12:35 AM
Replies: 22,727
Views: 6,899,215
Posted By Spout
Thas reet tha nose!

Thas reet tha nose!
Forum: GS Boxers 11-24-2009, 12:30 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,991
Posted By Spout
If you can afford to do all those changes to an...

If you can afford to do all those changes to an Adv, then just buy an HP2 instead.

If you're really loaded give HPN a call. They should sort you out!
Forum: Europe 11-19-2009, 12:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,067
Posted By Spout
Oh sh1t :eek1

Oh sh1t :eek1
Forum: Europe 11-18-2009, 09:41 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 9,598
Posted By Spout
And another plus to joining the TRF, you can use...

And another plus to joining the TRF, you can use your membership sticker to cover up any ugly scratch marks on your pride and joy :wink:
Forum: GS Boxers 11-18-2009, 12:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,970
Posted By Spout
It's good enough for the other bearings in there....

It's good enough for the other bearings in there.

And good enough for the 1100/1150 rear drive............

..........but then I suppose that explains the all too common failures on the...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-17-2009, 01:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,970
Posted By Spout
Chris, thanks for taking the time to post...

Chris,

thanks for taking the time to post your pics.

Having had to recently replace my "large" rear drive bearing, I was wondering what condition yours was in when you inspected it?
I notice...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-17-2009, 07:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 487
Posted By Spout
The grease on the boot isn't for sealing....

The grease on the boot isn't for sealing. Probably there just to ease fitting. There is an open drain hole in the swing arm - so it's not sealed.
I expect your shaft splines were well greased when...
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