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Forum: Road warriors Today, 11:11 AM
Replies: 4,629
Views: 555,319
Posted By Bongolia
Why is there a hair dryer mounted on the side? Is...

Why is there a hair dryer mounted on the side? Is it like a preheater or something?
Forum: Road warriors Today, 11:00 AM
Replies: 4,629
Views: 555,319
Posted By Bongolia
I's even better than the Mythical Africa...

I's even better than the Mythical Africa <s>Twin</s> <s>Single</s> Twin thread :lol3
Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 09:30 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,867
Posted By Bongolia
Exactly. :lol3 The principle still stands....

Exactly. :lol3

The principle still stands. :evil
Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 03:31 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,867
Posted By Bongolia
Bumwacati would be more accurate. Looks like they...

Bumwacati would be more accurate. Looks like they kidnapped the Ducati hair stylist.
Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 01:02 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,867
Posted By Bongolia
A Scrambler? The only thing it will scramble...

A Scrambler?

The only thing it will scramble is your leg when you come off it, if you're dumb enough to take it on a dirt track.

My god, these bikes are just complete pastiches for wannabees...
Forum: Road warriors 04-23-2015, 11:37 PM
Replies: 538
Views: 198,307
Posted By Bongolia
Cheers Earl. Appreciated. Hey, Oscar.. Buy...

Cheers Earl. Appreciated.

Hey, Oscar.. Buy the bloody bike. It looks mint. You can't go wrong :lol3

http://trademe.tmcdn.co.nz/photoserver/full/363983905.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 04-23-2015, 02:29 AM
Replies: 538
Views: 198,307
Posted By Bongolia
:lol3 No common sense? That's me qualified...

:lol3

No common sense? That's me qualified then,

I did have a Multi DS1000 for a while. I loved how that bike went through curves. Did my own work on it and it was cheap motoring.

This one...
Forum: Road warriors 04-22-2015, 12:12 PM
Replies: 538
Views: 198,307
Posted By Bongolia
:thumb I'm a member of the SL facebook...

:thumb

I'm a member of the SL facebook group, that's where I heard about the bike. I'll be changing the name on the registry this weekend :D
Forum: Road warriors 04-22-2015, 12:11 PM
Replies: 538
Views: 198,307
Posted By Bongolia
I'd been looking for a yellow Mk 3 SL for a...

I'd been looking for a yellow Mk 3 SL for a couple of years. Gave up in the end. Thats a lovely 900SS
Forum: Road warriors 04-22-2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 538
Views: 198,307
Posted By Bongolia
I've bought it basically unseen. Got a guy...

I've bought it basically unseen. Got a guy collecting it saturday. The seller swears the mileage is legit and it hasn't been down the road. The tank he had done 3 years ago. I paid a relatively low...
Forum: Road warriors 04-22-2015, 12:05 PM
Replies: 538
Views: 198,307
Posted By Bongolia
I may just sort out the important stuff and run...

I may just sort out the important stuff and run it 'with patina'.

Rat Duc.
Forum: Road warriors 04-21-2015, 08:38 PM
Replies: 538
Views: 198,307
Posted By Bongolia
Thanks for the feedback S. Yes its a 98FE which...

Thanks for the feedback S. Yes its a 98FE which was the final run of the SL.

Ok. Agreed a price. Now sorting out the logistics of remote purchase and storage.

Looks like a full strip engine out...
Forum: Road warriors 04-21-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 538
Views: 198,307
Posted By Bongolia
http://i123.photobucket.com/albums/o297/riches2004...

http://i123.photobucket.com/albums/o297/riches2004x/bikes/r3_zpsygorxs7a.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 04-21-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 538
Views: 198,307
Posted By Bongolia
http://i123.photobucket.com/albums/o297/riches2004...

http://i123.photobucket.com/albums/o297/riches2004x/bikes/R6_zpsziv52yzk.jpg

http://i123.photobucket.com/albums/o297/riches2004x/bikes/R2_zpswykhile0.jpg
The Acid Test
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Forum: Road warriors 04-21-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 538
Views: 198,307
Posted By Bongolia
Here's the deal: One owner to 2011. 12K...

Here's the deal:

One owner to 2011. 12K miles up to 2004 then stored 7 years.

Second owner paid a grand plus to get it back on the road. Put 8K miles on the bike over the last three years,...
Forum: Ride reports 04-08-2015, 02:03 AM
Replies: 2,208
Views: 568,644
Posted By Bongolia
Really good to hear, Vance. Glad you are back.

Really good to hear, Vance. Glad you are back.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-13-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 7,760
Views: 1,271,960
Posted By Bongolia
430 pages and no sign of it yet :lol3 ...

430 pages and no sign of it yet


:lol3

Yabba Yabba yabba
Forum: Road warriors 03-09-2015, 09:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 843
Posted By Bongolia
Go with the street triple. Great engine. The S2R...

Go with the street triple. Great engine. The S2R is the best looking monster by far but 2006 is soft valve guide year. The 800 is better than the thousand. I think the 1000 had clutch issues. Black...
Forum: Road warriors 01-02-2015, 04:05 AM
Replies: 538
Views: 198,307
Posted By Bongolia
http://ducatitech.com/2v/maint/index.html

http://ducatitech.com/2v/maint/index.html
Forum: Road warriors 01-01-2015, 02:54 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,535
Posted By Bongolia
Agreed. There's a lot of sense in this being the...

Agreed. There's a lot of sense in this being the sweet spot based on optimum power/weight/size.
Forum: Road warriors 12-30-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 538
Views: 198,307
Posted By Bongolia
http://i123.photobucket.com/albums/o297/riches2004...

http://i123.photobucket.com/albums/o297/riches2004x/bikes/20141229_140113_zpsd75c6447.jpg

Just agreed a price on this. Assuming it's still for sale when I get back to the UK in 12 days it's my new...
Forum: Road warriors 12-24-2014, 01:36 AM
Replies: 3,690
Views: 1,013,774
Posted By Bongolia
Here's Santas sled. ...

Here's Santas sled.

http://i123.photobucket.com/albums/o297/riches2004x/r2_zps354d3888.jpg
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-15-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 7,760
Views: 1,271,960
Posted By Bongolia
I love this image off the opening page.. ...

I love this image off the opening page..

http://baldy.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/The-current-ADVrider-home-page/i-QPf962Q/0/L/bigdave-gs-L.jpg

'How many men does it take to move a..(insert mega...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-30-2014, 02:09 AM
Replies: 7,760
Views: 1,271,960
Posted By Bongolia
This thread has descended into the sump. ...

This thread has descended into the sump.

When the bike is eventually unveiled, please start a new thread and leave this nonsense elsewhere to sink.
Forum: Europe 11-28-2014, 03:53 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,589
Posted By Bongolia
My personal view is that lighter is better in the...

My personal view is that lighter is better in the Alps. I saw a couple of riders drop heavy bikes going into uphill hairpins. It takes a couple of days to get the technique if you've not ridden roads...
Forum: Europe 11-27-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,589
Posted By Bongolia
http://i123.photobucket.com/albums/o297/riches2004...

http://i123.photobucket.com/albums/o297/riches2004x/resPTshirt.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 11-26-2014, 05:12 AM
Replies: 2,898
Views: 1,485,245
Posted By Bongolia
I miss that old Suzuki. ...

I miss that old Suzuki.

http://i123.photobucket.com/albums/o297/riches2004x/bikes/G3_zps64eafb6d.jpg

A lot of fun round Hong Kong.
Forum: Trip Planning 11-17-2014, 04:19 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,911
Posted By Bongolia
I spent a lot of time researching and planning...

I spent a lot of time researching and planning for the 2014 MR so just trying to give you a heads up, as you may not be fully cognisant of what you are about to undertake.

The RS125 drinks two...
Forum: Trip Planning 11-17-2014, 03:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,911
Posted By Bongolia
Good luck. I'd buy this though. looks mint...

Good luck.

I'd buy this though. looks mint and will get you there with a full service:


http://www.bradfordmotorcycles.co.uk/used-honda-motorcycles.html
Forum: Trip Planning 11-15-2014, 04:09 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,911
Posted By Bongolia
Best choice by miles. I actually paid to do the...

Best choice by miles. I actually paid to do the 2014 MR but had to pull out due to family health issues. I was going to do it on a Van Van but one issue with them is the tank capacity. The XR125 is...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-13-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 7,760
Views: 1,271,960
Posted By Bongolia
I look forward to the actual release of this bike...

I look forward to the actual release of this bike and the start of a new thread based on real stuff.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-12-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 7,760
Views: 1,271,960
Posted By Bongolia
Rotopax

Rotopax
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-11-2014, 01:31 AM
Replies: 7,760
Views: 1,271,960
Posted By Bongolia
You missed out that it probably runs on fusion...

You missed out that it probably runs on fusion fuel. Hence the low wet weight.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-10-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 7,760
Views: 1,271,960
Posted By Bongolia
Given that this is Conjecture Central, maybe it...

Given that this is Conjecture Central, maybe it runs on fusion cells?
Forum: Old's Cool 11-08-2014, 01:53 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 50,833
Posted By Bongolia
Jeez Kev you have good taste in bikes. Very nice...

Jeez Kev you have good taste in bikes. Very nice shovel there.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-07-2014, 04:40 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 52,975
Posted By Bongolia
Oil lines and rads / cooler are a mess. Hope they...

Oil lines and rads / cooler are a mess. Hope they tidy that up and that you can fit a decent guard each side from the downtube.
Forum: Old's Cool 11-07-2014, 04:30 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 15,853
Posted By Bongolia
http://i123.photobucket.com/albums/o297/riches2004...

http://i123.photobucket.com/albums/o297/riches2004x/Greece%202014%20Mines/P1040901_zps2349b7c1.jpg
...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-07-2014, 04:12 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 15,853
Posted By Bongolia
Thanks for posting. great collection, and...

Thanks for posting. great collection, and completely weirded out by that MAN diesel.

I just returned from a few weeks in the Cyclades. Guess what I found in an old sulphur mine there?
Forum: Road warriors 11-07-2014, 03:56 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 14,561
Posted By Bongolia
The issue is this: ADV may mean riding on tarmac...

The issue is this: ADV may mean riding on tarmac roads to Turkey. Or it may mean riding dirt to Timbuktu. In other words, horses for courses.

Unfortunately, the manufacturers have defined ADV...
Forum: Road warriors 11-07-2014, 03:47 AM
Replies: 2,068
Views: 437,038
Posted By Bongolia
Looking forward to seeing more on this.

Looking forward to seeing more on this.
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