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Forum: Europe 06-24-2013, 03:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 471
Posted By Ricardo
Croatia Islands

Hi Teabar

We visit Croatia every year and have used the ferry from Split out to Korcula, camped on the Island for a week we then caught another ferry to Dubrovnik rode up the coast and into...
Forum: EMEA 06-30-2011, 12:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,246
Posted By Ricardo
Bike Rental

On the shores of Lake como at Mandelo de Lario you will find www.guzzirent.it (http://www.guzzirent.it) part of www.agostiniduilio.com (http://www.agostiniduilio.com) You can take train from Milan...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-18-2010, 02:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,816
Posted By Ricardo
Hi Bizzy Birdy Two things spring to mind,...

Hi Bizzy Birdy

Two things spring to mind, First you need to burp the coolant system, It is recomended that you raise the front wheel 500mm remove the bleed screws on top of the Radiator and fill...
Forum: EMEA 03-23-2010, 02:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,931
Posted By Ricardo
Hi Ivica Try Kalendar moto susreta. This...

Hi Ivica

Try Kalendar moto susreta. This covers your part of the world but not Poland or countries north of Slovenia.
Regards

Ricardo UK
Forum: EMEA 02-02-2010, 09:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 779
Posted By Ricardo
Hotels. Thanks for the feed back guys,...

Hotels.

Thanks for the feed back guys, just need to confirm off street secure parking, as some hotels have parking near bye which you pay extra for.

Richard.
Forum: EMEA 01-24-2010, 02:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 779
Posted By Ricardo
Accommodation Duesseldorf

I Have a short solo Trip to Croatia planned, i will be using the Auto zug Duesseldorf to Trieste overnight train 28/5/10 .can someome in the area recommend cheap accomodation in the city outskirts as...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-09-2009, 02:23 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 15,271
Posted By Ricardo
Hi Dee Gee Your Oil pressure switch is...

Hi Dee Gee

Your Oil pressure switch is leaking from the sealing washer, the oil is then running down the barrell .
The new switch will come with a new sealing washer.
I would still check your...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-08-2009, 11:50 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 15,271
Posted By Ricardo
Hi Dee Gee Check your Breather pipe at the air...

Hi Dee Gee
Check your Breather pipe at the air box end, if you have an early Adventure it may not have the non return valve fitted if not Fit one.
Second check the oil pressure switch, its just...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-24-2009, 02:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,054
Posted By Ricardo
Oil in air box

My 03 had the same problem, the breather from the engine to the air box now has a one way valve fitted to stop this, i think this was introduced during the 04 production run , it should be fitted at...
Forum: Europe 04-23-2009, 01:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 703
Posted By Ricardo
Guzzi Rent

In Mandello del Lario, you will find Agostini concessionaria.
From here you can rent by the hour,day or week new bikes fully equiped.
www.guzzirent.it (http://www.guzzirent.it) The shop is Five...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-25-2009, 01:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,345
Posted By Ricardo
Light Guard

Hi Dirty950

Check out Ventura Light Guard, i have had one on my 950 since jan 06, very simmilar to car type lens covers. WWW.ventura-bike.com (http://www.ventura-bike.com) for UK stockist go to...
Forum: Vendors 12-23-2008, 06:19 AM
Replies: 432
Views: 93,272
Posted By Ricardo
Capacity

Just ordered my tank, but can you confirm capacity, as i understand, 1 uk imperial gal= 1.2 us gal so if my maths are correct the total capacity for the tank is 12 litres, and not 8.3 litres as...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-09-2008, 01:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,182
Posted By Ricardo
Heated grip kit

The aftermarket grip kit you are refering to from Dual Star , is made in the states by a company called Symtec , try doing a search , they are also avalable in the UK price £38 .
Hope this helps.
Forum: Orange Crush 09-17-2008, 05:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,156
Posted By Ricardo
Crash bars KTM / HB

You may not be aware of this but , both sets of bars are made by Hepco Becker, The origional KTM bars which clamp to the frame rails at the back and bolt onto the lower front fuel tank mounting and...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-17-2008, 04:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 408
Posted By Ricardo
Dimensions

Just hapen to have a used seal ring on the bench,

O/D 26.80mm =1.050 inch
I/D 22.40mm = .880 inch
THK 1.76mm = .069 inch

Hope this helps
Forum: Orange Crush 05-08-2008, 01:32 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,067
Posted By Ricardo
Check oil pressure

I sugest you remove the oil pressure switch and make up a fitting to screw a pressure gauge on a length of pipe, you should get about 60 to 70lb on start up .
If its a lot lower then you have a...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-12-2007, 12:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 541
Posted By Ricardo
Head Gaskets Replaced

Greetings from the UK:clap Nottingham
Having just completed the head gasket job on my 03 Adventure 25000 miles on the clock,I felt it only right and proper to share my findings with you guys .So If...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-05-2007, 03:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,792
Posted By Ricardo
Laugh Replace both head gaskets

Same story here, my bike has done 25000 miles and recently started overflowing from the header tank, I replaced the rad cap and all seemed OK.
Untill you go for a long ride at high speeds, and then...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-06-2007, 01:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 837
Posted By Ricardo
My 950 was fitted with Akropovic cans , My local...

My 950 was fitted with Akropovic cans , My local KTM dealer told me that you do not need to re jet but you do need to raise the needle one notch , so i did this and yes my fuel consumption was dire,...
Forum: Europe 07-13-2007, 02:50 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,531
Posted By Ricardo
Hi Jessie Lots of good advice and ideas...

Hi Jessie

Lots of good advice and ideas given to you from the European adventure riders , but you need to log onto www.horizonsunlimited.com (http://www.horizonsunlimited.com) this is the...
Forum: Ride reports 06-29-2007, 03:59 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 12,553
Posted By Ricardo
Hi Damir Great trip report , the scenery is...

Hi Damir

Great trip report , the scenery is stunning and the roads are empty , I want to be there .
I have sent you PM .

Regards

Ricardo. UK :freaky
Forum: Europe 03-29-2007, 03:10 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,453
Posted By Ricardo
Wink SS38 is OK but you may run out of day light as...

SS38 is OK but you may run out of day light as you only have 5hrs, you do not want to be on the Stelvio pass in the dark.
For more information on stelvio and other passes check out...
Forum: Europe 03-26-2007, 02:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,792
Posted By Ricardo
Helmet as hand luggage

I am flying out to Croatia next week :clap and taking bike gear with me , i do not think a full face helmet will fit into the metal, baggage measuring device that they all have at the check in desk ,...
Forum: Europe 03-26-2007, 01:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,453
Posted By Ricardo
1st Day

Hi Motozone

To do the route you have chosen i would sugest an entire day :huh , the road from Mandelo north to Chiavenna is busy also the road from Chiavenna to St Moritz is busy, overtaking can...
Forum: Europe 03-23-2007, 02:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 374
Posted By Ricardo
Travel Insurance

Hi :wink:

I also have Carole Nash cover but prior to this i used the BMF, for break down and medical cover .
Check them out on the web site www.bmf.co.uk (http://www.bmf.co.uk) .
Hope this...
Forum: Europe 03-22-2007, 01:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,453
Posted By Ricardo
Guzzi rental

Hi Motozine

You will love cruising around Lake Como on your rental Guzzi , glad i could be of help .:D
Dulio Agostini was a very well known motorcycle racer riding for Moto Guzzi in the 1950 s...
Forum: Europe 03-16-2007, 08:28 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,453
Posted By Ricardo
Guzzi Rent

:clap Hi Motozine

From Milano you can get the train to Mandelo del Lario , short journey.
Here you will find Agostini Guzzi dealer , you can rent new bikes fully equiped
by the day or week ....
Forum: Orange Crush 02-02-2007, 08:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,247
Posted By Ricardo
Laugh Blanking plates

As soon as my machine was out of its waranty period i pulled all the SAS off the bike, i made the blanking plates out of 5mm alluminium and fitted with a little gasket sealant.
The front cylinder is...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-30-2007, 09:08 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 62,499
Posted By Ricardo
Thumb Ordered oil jet

I took my brass plug to my local dealer, Red line, and they have ordered the jet and are posting it on to me free of charge. it would seem that the new jet should have been fitted when the bike was...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-28-2007, 06:14 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 62,499
Posted By Ricardo
Pissed 03 models check your reduction jet

I have been following this thread and decided to check my reduction jet.
removed the slave cylinder , chain guard/guide ect removed the M8 blanking bolt , i then unscrewed the brass screw which sits...
Forum: Europe 01-26-2007, 04:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 565
Posted By Ricardo
Talking breakdown cover

Chris chris

I can understand your concern , and i have always taken out cover for the unmentionable event of TERMINAL BREAKDOWN but so far not needed .
My first trip overseas was 1977 '24 hr Bol...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-04-2006, 03:36 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,356
Posted By Ricardo
And one last one

And one last one
Forum: Orange Crush 03-04-2006, 03:31 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,356
Posted By Ricardo
Last picture i hope you get some ideas

Last picture i hope you get some ideas
Forum: Orange Crush 03-04-2006, 03:29 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,356
Posted By Ricardo
And another picture

And another picture
Forum: Orange Crush 03-04-2006, 03:28 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,356
Posted By Ricardo
Another picture

Another picture
Forum: Orange Crush 03-04-2006, 03:26 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,356
Posted By Ricardo
Made in England

I made my fuel bottle mounts using Tourateck stainless steel bottle brackets which i have attached to a carbon fibre plate using three M5 button head screws, the carbon is helicoiled to accept the...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-17-2006, 12:33 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,948
Posted By Ricardo
Greetings from the Midlands

Hi B.D.G

Hope you can make it to the camp at Blakey Ridge 4th Feb, make mine a pint of sneck lifter.
I will be attending assuming i get my wheels back from Redline. got rusty nipples so avin re...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-12-2005, 01:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,658
Posted By Ricardo
Laugh I recently bought Mk7 universal kit from...

I recently bought Mk7 universal kit from Scottoiler at the NEC bike show, they printed the installation guide for me from their computer .
I suggest you check the web site www.scottoiler.com...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-15-2005, 01:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,638
Posted By Ricardo
The problem here is that we have conflicting...

The problem here is that we have conflicting information because a US gallon is different to a UK gallon, 1gal UK = 4.55 lts .

On a good run i average 160 to the low fuel light and then i have...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-16-2005, 11:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 730
Posted By Ricardo
GPS mount for Garmin 2610 , no problem Garmin...

GPS mount for Garmin 2610 , no problem Garmin make a mount for the 2610 street pilot, i just got one mounted it in the fairing just behind the screen,

check out Garmin web site .
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