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Forum: Thumpers 09-24-2012, 05:51 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 11,988
Posted By sheikyabooty
I do believe I was talking about hotel prices! :D

I do believe I was talking about hotel prices! :D
Forum: Thumpers 09-23-2012, 10:46 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 11,988
Posted By sheikyabooty
Funny you should say that, we found Airb&b the...

Funny you should say that, we found Airb&b the other day after hours trawling through hotels and hostels in Basel and almost choking on our tea as we saw the prices!! :D It will be great to meet up...
Forum: Thumpers 09-23-2012, 10:22 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 11,988
Posted By sheikyabooty
Thanks everyone, we are really excited about the...

Thanks everyone, we are really excited about the kits. I still can't believe KTM haven't looked at the smaller engined adventures and it takes people like KTM_Basel to do actually make the bikes...
Forum: Thumpers 05-16-2012, 05:14 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 634
Posted By sheikyabooty
2012 KTM 690 Enduro electrical fun and games!

Hu Guys,

Quick question, for all the electrical guru's out there, just got my self a 2012 690 endure r and am very happy with it :), and am looking forward to tinkering with it. I must say though...
Forum: Equipment 05-03-2012, 04:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,178
Posted By sheikyabooty
Hey Spencer, Funny thing is not too long ago...

Hey Spencer, Funny thing is not too long ago myself and my girlfriend were in the same dilemma stuck between RUKKA and Klim, we eventually went with RUKKA for a couple of reasons, one was that the...
Forum: Equipment 05-02-2012, 02:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,835
Posted By sheikyabooty
Good call I totally forgot about these guys, how...

Good call I totally forgot about these guys, how did you get around the lack of waterproof-ness issue? Also how do these guys sit when on a bike like a 690, especially on the side of the exhaust? ...
Forum: Equipment 05-02-2012, 02:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,835
Posted By sheikyabooty
The problem I had with the Zega's was that they...

The problem I had with the Zega's was that they were rather obtrusive, so being stuck in traffic for hours as I couldn't filter through was a pain, now this may seem insignificant, but it being 40...
Forum: Equipment 05-01-2012, 03:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,835
Posted By sheikyabooty
Hey these are a great find, has anyone had any...

Hey these are a great find, has anyone had any experience with these or with the enduristan range? The Giant Loop was our original favourite, but in terms of cost it has slipped down our list. If...
Forum: Equipment 05-01-2012, 12:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,835
Posted By sheikyabooty
Soft Luggage for a little RTW trip

Hey guys, just thought I would ask the educated masses what they thought would be a good soft luggage for such a long charity trip, you can check it out here www.chasinghorizons.co.uk! ;) I have...
Forum: Ride reports 02-19-2012, 01:54 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 14,635
Posted By sheikyabooty
Hey guys, long time member here on Advrider! I...

Hey guys, long time member here on Advrider! I am the other half of this dynamic duo doing this trip and I am sure that we will be picking your collective brains on a lot of things bike and travel...
Forum: Europe 11-26-2011, 04:41 AM
Replies: 798
Views: 178,918
Posted By sheikyabooty
***Simply Stunning American spec'd Honda VT750 C2W Shadow Ace FOR SALE***

I am selling this for a mate based in Bristol....

A beautiful example of an immaculate and well looked after Honda VT750 C2W Shadow Ace. Not many of these available as this examples an american...
Forum: Thumpers 09-15-2011, 06:59 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 51,089
Posted By sheikyabooty
Is there a comparison between these tanks and the...

Is there a comparison between these tanks and the rally raid tanks?
Forum: Thumpers 09-14-2011, 05:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 555
Posted By sheikyabooty
KTM690 R - a good bike for a RTW trip??

Hi guys, I need to pick your collective brains and find out the pros and the cons for taking the 690 out there into the wild blue yonder for a year. Also what mods and add ons would you suggest? I...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-16-2011, 08:22 AM
Replies: 2,213
Views: 503,640
Posted By sheikyabooty
Heres one of my favorites ...

Heres one of my favorites
http://img717.imageshack.us/img717/6844/dscn1509q.jpg
Forum: Europe 06-10-2010, 10:24 AM
Replies: 340
Views: 50,166
Posted By sheikyabooty
Have a few more, of course they are not taken in...

Have a few more, of course they are not taken in swansea!

http://img21.imageshack.us/img21/824/dsc00486q.jpg
http://img341.imageshack.us/img341/6881/bike3l.jpg...
Forum: Europe 06-10-2010, 10:19 AM
Replies: 340
Views: 50,166
Posted By sheikyabooty
Heres one of moi! Swansea style!

Heres one of moi! Swansea style!
Forum: Orange Crush 04-01-2010, 01:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,344
Posted By sheikyabooty
Thanks guys, i pretty much have the most of the...

Thanks guys, i pretty much have the most of the touratech protection for the bike, brake cylinder etc.
I think my main concern is the safari tanks and the weight, will the weight in the tanks up...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-31-2010, 04:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,344
Posted By sheikyabooty
2011 Heroes Legend rally with my 990 adv S?

Just a quick question, having seen some footage of the previous years races I have noticed a few BMW 1150 gs (modified) and HP2's, I would love (and so would my wallet) to take my 990 adv S. Now of...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-18-2010, 11:14 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 20,638
Posted By sheikyabooty
Hi Paul, I am in the middle of a RTW tour on my...

Hi Paul, I am in the middle of a RTW tour on my 990 and have spent the past 8months on the road, and trust me on this you will probably need a 1/4 of the stuff you have there now. I have also been...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-02-2010, 07:35 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,173
Posted By sheikyabooty
Funny how this thread appeared just as my evo...

Funny how this thread appeared just as my evo clutch went! I bought it about over a year ago and recently all my clutch fluid disappeared and I have been scratching my head what happened. Now I...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-21-2010, 03:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,600
Posted By sheikyabooty
I will have to echo the above, the exact same...

I will have to echo the above, the exact same thing happened to me, dash went mental it said I was doing 300km/h at one point then cut out. I was in the middle of the dempsey highway at the time,...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-18-2010, 07:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 662
Posted By sheikyabooty
hi mr vicks, no no in Dubai but in the uk...

hi mr vicks,
no no in Dubai but in the uk saving some cash for the next leg of the journey!
Yes and your right I forgot to mention I'm running an evolizione clutch slave cylinder. The thing is...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-18-2010, 05:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 662
Posted By sheikyabooty
WTF no clutch!

Yesterday I was giving the bike a clean after the terribly cold weather we have had here, I had ridden the bike probably a week before to keep the battery charged (no luck there though!). So after I...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-05-2010, 05:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,262
Posted By sheikyabooty
I have the samco hoses fitted and they are great...

I have the samco hoses fitted and they are great once in place no problems with them. One thing I will add is their clamps they supply with the hoses are not the greatest and I swapped them all for...
Forum: Europe 01-01-2010, 02:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 438
Posted By sheikyabooty
Any ktm adv riders in the south wales area?

I should add I'm not bike-ist, any big trailies would be cool :)
Hi there I'm in wales at the mo trying to earn some funds to carry on my RTW trip and I am wanting to keep my arse in the saddle and...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-07-2009, 03:51 AM
Replies: 18,795
Views: 7,529,518
Posted By sheikyabooty
Hey there Mr.Vicks, I have recently stopped after...

Hey there Mr.Vicks, I have recently stopped after finishing alaska. I am just replenishing my funds for the second leg which will hopefuly happen next year, maybe with a new bike :evil. If not, I...
Forum: Africa & Mid East 11-14-2009, 06:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,154
Posted By sheikyabooty
Hey there jason, I was in dubai not too long...

Hey there jason,
I was in dubai not too long ago and I can say that these guys are a great bunch, a nice mix all with varing bikes from mx to 990's to 1200's.

www.uaeride.com/...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-13-2009, 05:57 PM
Replies: 18,795
Views: 7,529,518
Posted By sheikyabooty
http://img682.imageshack.us/img682/3894/dscn0145j....

http://img682.imageshack.us/img682/3894/dscn0145j.jpg

Still looking good even after travelling half way around the world, and still has the other half to do!:clap
Forum: Orange Crush 05-17-2009, 02:18 AM
Replies: 18,795
Views: 7,529,518
Posted By sheikyabooty
Thanks guys, and if was'nt for the forum members...

Thanks guys, and if was'nt for the forum members and all their help i'm sure I still would'nt be ready. We will keep you all informed of our adventure, and maybe meet up with some of the guys on...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-16-2009, 11:48 PM
Replies: 18,795
Views: 7,529,518
Posted By sheikyabooty
This is the last time I get to ad any farkles now...

This is the last time I get to ad any farkles now for a long time, as I leave for my RTW in 2 weeks :eek1! So just for prosterity I will post her in a semi clean...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-05-2009, 10:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,751
Posted By sheikyabooty
hey camel990, I live in dubai and am wondering...

hey camel990, I live in dubai and am wondering where did you get the batteries from??? And how long did it take to get over here by post?
cheers
Forum: Orange Crush 04-02-2009, 04:09 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,603
Posted By sheikyabooty
Just wondering, are you able to get dunlop's...

Just wondering, are you able to get dunlop's where you are, because if you can get yourself a 908rr rear it will last far longer than both TKC and Karoo T.

If not, when I used them on my 1200gs...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-02-2009, 04:05 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,863
Posted By sheikyabooty
me three... ...

me three...
http://img21.imageshack.us/img21/2580/dsc00499p.jpg
Forum: Africa & Mid East 04-02-2009, 02:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,639
Posted By sheikyabooty
Greencard & export from Dubai advice needed

Hi all, only 8 weeks to go before we depart on our rtw trip. Just a few questions:

- Greencard insurance for Europe; does anyone know where I can apply for this in the UAE? I tried to enquire...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-08-2009, 03:54 AM
Replies: 18,795
Views: 7,529,518
Posted By sheikyabooty
Awesome ride, all these different terrain in one...

Awesome ride, all these different terrain in one day freakin' sweet!!


http://img22.imageshack.us/img22/1742/dsc00485w.jpg
http://img21.imageshack.us/img21/824/dsc00486q.jpg...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-03-2009, 07:29 AM
Replies: 18,795
Views: 7,529,518
Posted By sheikyabooty
Cheers Mr. Vicks! I'm just prepping her now...

Cheers Mr. Vicks!

I'm just prepping her now for our RTW trip in may. :evil
How u doin, will we get to see you before then? Plenty of great wadis & dunes here to explore.

Sam
Forum: Orange Crush 03-02-2009, 10:20 PM
Replies: 18,795
Views: 7,529,518
Posted By sheikyabooty
Here she is with aqualines!!!!

Just put the tanks and high fender on and she looks lovely, I like the rat bike look of the two colours!!:evil

http://img21.imageshack.us/img21/6745/img0108mj7.jpg
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Forum: Orange Crush 02-09-2009, 09:59 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 20,561
Posted By sheikyabooty
I really want to try a set of these before I do...

I really want to try a set of these before I do my long trip, so I can see if they will be fitting for a RTW tour. Problem is does anyone know where I can get some in the UK?
Forum: Orange Crush 02-08-2009, 02:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,083
Posted By sheikyabooty
I have been having problems with the stock yuasa...

I have been having problems with the stock yuasa battery, and I have heard on these forums of an odessey battery that that a few of the members use. Are these any good and where can i get them?
Forum: Orange Crush 02-01-2009, 11:54 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 44,008
Posted By sheikyabooty
just a quick question I have bought the kit...

just a quick question I have bought the kit outlined using the 950se fender and the 950 brakeline clamps but when I try to fit the fender it touches the metal radiator grill. Now I own a 2008 990 s,...
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