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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-02-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 12,915
Posted By Spina
I'm not used to commute, but I recently started...

I'm not used to commute, but I recently started to work 30km away.
I get out of the office at 18.30-19.00, with dark and sometimes fog, and what I'm finding really irritating are the lights of...
Forum: Equipment 10-19-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,244
Posted By Spina
Or fiberglass/kevlar and styrofoam. And they do...

Or fiberglass/kevlar and styrofoam. And they do decay, with sun exposure, sweating etc
Maybe it depends
Forum: Beasts 10-16-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 17,431
Views: 5,202,265
Posted By Spina
Yes thank you! I could study the diagram and...

Yes thank you!
I could study the diagram and understand what I would have to do, I could get help from someone who understand these things better than me.

With your setup I could still use the...
Forum: Beasts 10-16-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 17,431
Views: 5,202,265
Posted By Spina
Hi! First of all thank you all for the help!...

Hi! First of all thank you all for the help! You've given me a lot of informations and I really appreciate your willingness!
I have to admit that I hoped it a simpler project, but it seems very...
Forum: Beasts 10-15-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 17,431
Views: 5,202,265
Posted By Spina
Hi! I had the idea to convert the single...

Hi!
I had the idea to convert the single headlight of my '92 transalp 600 to a dual headlight, like the one of the Africa Twin.
I read about it on the internet but I have some doubts. I'm just...
Forum: Equipment 08-13-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 501
Posted By Spina
Hi I tried to watch on the Ifixit website under...

Hi
I tried to watch on the Ifixit website under the parts store and I found nothing.
I tried with the RAM replacement guide and I found nothing even there......
Forum: The Garage 05-11-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,441
Posted By Spina
The other day we recharged the battery ( we...

The other day we recharged the battery ( we drained it trying to start the bike ) and I retried again using the choke.
This time the bike started after a while and it seems to run fine.
So it seems...
Forum: The Garage 05-08-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,441
Posted By Spina
The bike doesn't crank at all, but the starter...

The bike doesn't crank at all, but the starter does spin. I drained the carb and there was some gas in it.
I don't have starter fluid at the moment. But I was reading about someone who had similar...
Forum: The Garage 05-08-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,441
Posted By Spina
Mmh..it could be. I'll have to check but she...

Mmh..it could be. I'll have to check but she hasn't a reserve switch so I think I'll have to drain the tank and check the filter.
I'm also thinking about problems with the side stand safety switch....
Forum: The Garage 05-07-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,441
Posted By Spina
Yes, I can hear the starter running. Sort...

Yes, I can hear the starter running.

Sort of.
I mean: she say that if the kickstand is down she can't start the bike even in neutral. That is different from my transalp where I could do that....
Forum: The Garage 05-07-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,441
Posted By Spina
Bike not starting after finishing gas

I hope it's the right forum since there isn't a specific section for this bike.
My sister has a small Rieju RS3 125, it's a spanish bike with a Yamaha engine and a carburetor ( KEIHIN 39S ).
Last...
Forum: Equipment 04-23-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 805
Posted By Spina
You were lucky, it could have gone worse than a...

You were lucky, it could have gone worse than a small scar. 30mph is enough to get worse injuries than just a scar.
Anyway, the only protection specifically designed to go over the pants ( that...
Forum: Beasts 03-16-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 17,431
Views: 5,202,265
Posted By Spina
I had the same problem with head rear valve cover...

I had the same problem with head rear valve cover gasket leaking. No need to drop out the engine (at least for the rear one, I don't know about the front cylinder)
My mechanic had to remove tank and...
Forum: Equipment 03-12-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 251
Posted By Spina
Forcefield has various level 2 back protectors...

Forcefield has various level 2 back protectors with different shapes. You should check if on of them fits in the jacket.
The only lv2 back protector that I found on the spidi website ( apart from...
Forum: Equipment 03-11-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 847
Posted By Spina
Apart from the d30, Forcefield makes the net...

Apart from the d30, Forcefield makes the net armour that is ce level 2, but it became level 1 in really hot temperatures. http://www.forcefieldbodyarmour.com/product/net-upgrade-armour/2415 there's...
Forum: Equipment 03-11-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,192
Posted By Spina
At the moment I'm using this...

At the moment I'm using this http://www.givi.it/accessori/Accessories/S954
It's a bit more bulky than other mounts but it's waterproof and it's not made for specific devices.
I have found it...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-27-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,958
Posted By Spina
Or maybe just lucky.

Or maybe just lucky.
Forum: Equipment 02-24-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,833
Posted By Spina
I don't do camping...YET. Thanks for the idea! :D

I don't do camping...YET. Thanks for the idea! :D
Forum: Equipment 02-16-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,411
Posted By Spina
I'm with you with that, sure. But don't discard...

I'm with you with that, sure. But don't discard these jeans just for this review. I mean, it's important to know these things, but as already said, it could be just an isolated problem.
If it's CE...
Forum: Equipment 02-15-2014, 05:23 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,411
Posted By Spina
because these are CE certified, level 2, so...

because these are CE certified, level 2, so someone would expect some quality in the stitching and even armour pockets...
Mind that the stitching showed here could be an isolated problem...
Forum: Equipment 02-15-2014, 04:33 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,411
Posted By Spina
Thanks for the review! I already had discard the...

Thanks for the review! I already had discard the holeshot for possible import taxes and the delivery costs, but I was curious to see something about these jeans...
I'm sorry for the problems you...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-14-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 9,936
Views: 2,045,072
Posted By Spina
I read a phrase some time ago, I think here on...

I read a phrase some time ago, I think here on the forum. It was something like "Smart people learn from their own mistakes, very smart people learn from the mistakes of others".
I never went down...
Forum: Beasts 02-08-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 17,431
Views: 5,202,265
Posted By Spina
Actually I don't know! I know that he has come...

Actually I don't know! I know that he has come back to Italy, made some trips and meet some fans, but I didn't really follow all of his story.
Forum: Beasts 02-08-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 17,431
Views: 5,202,265
Posted By Spina
This is Gionata's bike! He's famous, at least...

This is Gionata's bike! He's famous, at least here in Italy, for an around the world trip http://www.partireper.it/
Forum: Equipment 01-27-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 284
Views: 64,558
Posted By Spina
Thanks for the clarification : )

Thanks for the clarification : )
Forum: Equipment 01-27-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 284
Views: 64,558
Posted By Spina
I don't want to sound fussy, but, the EN 13595-2...

I don't want to sound fussy, but, the EN 13595-2 only refer to abrasion, right?
So, they're not really CE Level 2 approved, as the ce norm is not divisible and to be ce-approved the fabric have to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-25-2014, 05:35 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,475
Posted By Spina
ahah I was thinking the same thing! :rofl

ahah I was thinking the same thing! :rofl
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-20-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,030
Posted By Spina
He has the sidestand down so the bike can't tip...

He has the sidestand down so the bike can't tip over...duhh!
Don't you always have you sidestand down? It's dangerous not having it down!, it 's made exactly for this safety reason!
Forum: Equipment 01-16-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,495
Posted By Spina
On the bull-it site the laser4 fabric is said to...

On the bull-it site the laser4 fabric is said to be tested to meet ce1 level1 requirements. 2.3 ( or 2.7 ) seconds isn't enough to meet them, it could have been nice by bull-it to put the test result...
Forum: Equipment 01-15-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,495
Posted By Spina
Thanks! I really hoped in an answer by you...

Thanks! I really hoped in an answer by you acerider!
You also said that you tried the laser 4 in the shop, mind if I ask how did they feel?
Are more similar to the covec7 or voloce, or are they...
Forum: Equipment 01-14-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,495
Posted By Spina
Protective jeans - Lindstrands, Resungence or Bull-it?

Hi! I know that there are a lot of post about this topic, but I have specific questions about three products.
I was searching some jeans to use in city riding, going out in the evenings and walking...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-14-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,051
Posted By Spina
"Yep, it's a motorbike"

"Yep, it's a motorbike"
Forum: Beasts 01-09-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 17,431
Views: 5,202,265
Posted By Spina
Thanks! Added to the project folder! : )

Thanks! Added to the project folder! : )
Forum: Beasts 01-09-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 17,431
Views: 5,202,265
Posted By Spina
Thanks, but for a lower price I could get the...

Thanks, but for a lower price I could get the ones from heavyduties.ro I'll probably by from them at least the crashbars, and I will probably build this...
Forum: Equipment 01-04-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,792
Posted By Spina
The ergo 365 jacket from Spidi is certified level...

The ergo 365 jacket from Spidi is certified level 2, but only the jacket, not the pants.
Forum: Beasts 01-02-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 17,431
Views: 5,202,265
Posted By Spina
Actually, I can't seem to find used stands and...

Actually, I can't seem to find used stands and crashbars for the TA here in Italy :\
If the project would be too expensive, I think I'll going to buy at least the crashbars from heavyduties.ro, they...
Forum: Face plant 12-30-2013, 10:00 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,761
Posted By Spina
These seems like obvious things, but it's...

These seems like obvious things, but it's actually good to read them and try put them at use. Thanks for the reminder!
Forum: Beasts 12-29-2013, 09:25 AM
Replies: 17,431
Views: 5,202,265
Posted By Spina
Hi! The bike is finally going great, after a...

Hi! The bike is finally going great, after a valve check, and the oil dripping is gone! So I'm happy about that, finally! Apart from the fact that I have completely destroyed my fairings during a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-22-2013, 09:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 645
Posted By Spina
What do you mean with "these are not european...

What do you mean with "these are not european bikes"? I've seen a lot of TAs here in Italy, and also some AT. And it seems to me that the Vstrom is pretty popular here...

Or you meant the brand of...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-22-2013, 08:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 645
Posted By Spina
Here in Italy it wouldn't be easy to get a...

Here in Italy it wouldn't be easy to get a transalp for 1500, none the less an Africa Twin or a Vstrom!
And here we also have to pay a lot for the transfer of propriety of the bike...
I don't know...
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