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Forum: Thumpers 03-05-2015, 05:18 AM
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Posted By ModMan
Geoff is only about 20 mins away from me and I...

Geoff is only about 20 mins away from me and I keep wondering if his custom map is worth it. Not many reviews around from G650X owners and even less from those that use their bike in the back and...
Forum: Thumpers 02-19-2015, 01:15 AM
Replies: 9,850
Views: 1,541,834
Posted By ModMan
I installed Barkbusters with the VPS Guards on...

I installed Barkbusters with the VPS Guards on mine. Last week I also did 600 miles in everything between 0c - 10c and my hands were fine with the exception if my very finger tips which got quite...
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2015, 10:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,183
Posted By ModMan
I'll check my cables again this weekend as I'll...

I'll check my cables again this weekend as I'll have the bike apart for a few mods. It's been 100% fine though so far.

As for socket, I bought this Teng one from eBay UK and it works fine. ...
Forum: Thumpers 02-06-2015, 12:53 AM
Replies: 9,850
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Posted By ModMan
I've checked the DVD Service schedule and I can't...

I've checked the DVD Service schedule and I can't see any mention of the timing chain in the maintenance procedure.

Just FYI, I'm also on a Mac and run the DVD through a Windows Virtual Machine. ...
Forum: Thumpers 02-03-2015, 08:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,183
Posted By ModMan
Sorry to revive an old thread. But having just...

Sorry to revive an old thread. But having just checked the valves and changed to iridium plugs on my X Country I think the plug leads/coils were originally the wrong way around.

There is a grey...
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2015, 09:19 AM
Replies: 9,850
Views: 1,541,834
Posted By ModMan
Thanks Motorrat. Found it :) ...

Thanks Motorrat. Found it :)

http://www.amazon.co.uk/HEIDENAU-750-13-11-61020329-INNER-TUBE/dp/B00RXVQ74C/ref=sr_1_1?s=automotive&ie=UTF8&qid=1421947065&sr=1-1&keywords=heidenau+17f

Another...
Forum: Thumpers 01-21-2015, 10:27 AM
Replies: 9,850
Views: 1,541,834
Posted By ModMan
Thanks for the tube info. I've been through the...

Thanks for the tube info. I've been through the Moose distributors in the UK and general Google searches and nothing is showing up, but I'll keep on looking.

Someone on another forum found this...
Forum: Thumpers 01-21-2015, 05:03 AM
Replies: 9,850
Views: 1,541,834
Posted By ModMan
Re the LED light. I put one in my X Country, (It...

Re the LED light. I put one in my X Country, (It was a fanless one) and it fitted ok but the heatsink got way too hot to touch after a few mins on the bike. I removed it as I didn't want it melting...
Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 9,850
Views: 1,541,834
Posted By ModMan
Is there a summary of front forks somewhere? ...

Is there a summary of front forks somewhere?

I can either spend 130 on Hyperpro springs or perhaps a little bit more for a front end transplant that would be better. I don't, however, want to...
Forum: Thumpers 11-18-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 337
Views: 82,712
Posted By ModMan
A late reply. You're right, you can't buy them...

A late reply. You're right, you can't buy them new anymore. I emailed Leovince UK and they said they stopped making them.

I found a new one on eBay Italy so bought that one (About 250) they...
Forum: Vendors 11-07-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 1,886
Views: 270,369
Posted By ModMan
I've not had much time lately to try and refit my...

I've not had much time lately to try and refit my bags on the X Country with Erik's (HotrodWelding) racks.

As suggested here, for the lower mounts, because the racks are so tall, I made 2 brackets...
Forum: Ride reports 10-27-2014, 12:02 PM
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Views: 3,486,183
Posted By ModMan
https://kickass.to/worlds-most-extreme-s01e02-road...

https://kickass.to/worlds-most-extreme-s01e02-roads-480p-hdtv-x264-msd-t9562294.html
Forum: Ride reports 10-27-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 4,925
Views: 3,486,183
Posted By ModMan
Yeah, I got an email saying it's used up 20GB of...

Yeah, I got an email saying it's used up 20GB of bandwidth, so that's about 60 downloads. Maybe one of those downloads could host it again :)

Or you can just find it on torrents if you use them.
Forum: Ride reports 10-27-2014, 02:11 AM
Replies: 4,925
Views: 3,486,183
Posted By ModMan
Download it from my Dropbox if you want, I got it...

Download it from my Dropbox if you want, I got it from a torrent. It's a 350MB MKV file so you'll need something like VLC to play it.

I would put it on Youtube but I'm sure they'll remove it and...
Forum: Vendors 10-13-2014, 10:14 PM
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Views: 270,369
Posted By ModMan
Thanks for the other suggestions too. ...

Thanks for the other suggestions too.

Think I'll try for the bracket method first (it saves me having to take the racks off to get them welded somewhere. I'll do it next week hopefully when...
Forum: Vendors 10-13-2014, 11:39 AM
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Views: 270,369
Posted By ModMan
Good idea. Thanks Andrew!

Good idea. Thanks Andrew!
Forum: Vendors 10-13-2014, 08:45 AM
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Posted By ModMan
and the second pic

and the second pic
Forum: Vendors 10-13-2014, 08:44 AM
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Views: 270,369
Posted By ModMan
Has anyone put these on Erik - HotRodWelding's...

Has anyone put these on Erik - HotRodWelding's X-Racks yet? I just offered mine up against my racks and there isn't a wide enough adjustment (Too short by about 1cm)

See attached very bad camera...
Forum: Ride reports 09-10-2014, 05:13 AM
Replies: 4,925
Views: 3,486,183
Posted By ModMan
Season 1 Episode 2 about 34 mins in.

Season 1 Episode 2 about 34 mins in.
Forum: Thumpers 08-20-2014, 11:23 PM
Replies: 9,850
Views: 1,541,834
Posted By ModMan
Well I bought the BarkBusters without the weights...

Well I bought the BarkBusters without the weights and will add them later if I need to. Fitting them took me all of 30 mins on my 2009 model, they worked straight out of the box which is nice. No...
Forum: Thumpers 08-15-2014, 11:51 PM
Replies: 9,850
Views: 1,541,834
Posted By ModMan
Am I allowed to revist the Barkbusters topic? ...

Am I allowed to revist the Barkbusters topic? Just about to buy a set with the VPS plastics for my 2009 model. Is it worth buying the "B66" handlebar weight would you say?

It's here: ...
Forum: Vendors 07-28-2014, 04:28 AM
Replies: 1,886
Views: 270,369
Posted By ModMan
Postage within the UK should hopefully be circa...

Postage within the UK should hopefully be circa 10 using collectplus.co.uk if they pack down small enough or parcelmonkey or parcel2go will provide good comparisons. Want me to ask Mosko Pete to...
Forum: Vendors 07-27-2014, 10:43 PM
Replies: 1,886
Views: 270,369
Posted By ModMan
Are there many people from the UK who have...

Are there many people from the UK who have ordered? I have, and I'm wondering if getting a combined shipment in for us all would work out more cost effective on the postage? Anyone up for it?
Forum: Vendors 05-30-2014, 01:13 PM
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Views: 112,264
Posted By ModMan
Such a shame, I'd kill for one of these on my BMW...

Such a shame, I'd kill for one of these on my BMW X Country (H4) but the way the back of the headlight is moulded it doesn't look like this'll fit. Unless anyone has managed to do it?
Forum: Thumpers 05-16-2014, 05:13 AM
Replies: 9,850
Views: 1,541,834
Posted By ModMan
Thanks for that. If for example the same...

Thanks for that.

If for example the same make/model of tyre was fitted to the front on both a 19 and a 21 inch, would you be able to feel the difference on normal riding, does it change the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-16-2014, 04:59 AM
Replies: 9,850
Views: 1,541,834
Posted By ModMan
I've noticed that on some build/modification...

I've noticed that on some build/modification threads to the X-Country that people change to the larger wheels like the X-Challenge. Why is this? Do larger wheels work better off road or is it...
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2014, 03:49 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 64,602
Posted By ModMan
I was just wondering the same thing (Yeah yeah,...

I was just wondering the same thing (Yeah yeah, thread resurrection etc) :D
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-29-2014, 03:57 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 52,391
Posted By ModMan
Sorry to resurrect an old thread. But I've lost...

Sorry to resurrect an old thread. But I've lost the safety screw on the motorbike mount, and without it the pins don't make great contact. Does anyone know the thread size of the screw or perhaps...
Forum: Ride reports 01-06-2014, 03:53 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,895
Posted By ModMan
Pip, one of your old trips (Iceland) inspired me...

Pip, one of your old trips (Iceland) inspired me to go over there last year. This year I am wondering where to go and I may just copy you yet again :)

Really enjoyed reading your report and...
Forum: Equipment 07-21-2013, 12:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,494
Posted By ModMan
That's a good enough reason for me that it's...

That's a good enough reason for me that it's fine. Thanks.
Forum: Equipment 07-20-2013, 10:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,494
Posted By ModMan
Any reason not to travel with the pump in a fuel bottle?

Just for convenience and also so I don't have to carry the pump separately and risk it getting damaged, is there any reason I can't transport my fuel bottle with the pump in it? If it makes any...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-19-2013, 09:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 940
Posted By ModMan
I'm with you there. Love the bike and can't get...

I'm with you there. Love the bike and can't get enough of it :) Now, off to ask my question about the new Karoo 3's I've fitted :)

Dan
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-19-2013, 08:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 940
Posted By ModMan
Not sure if that comment was aimed at me? If so...

Not sure if that comment was aimed at me? If so I am certainly not whining, I'm just checking as I wouldn't know a good sprocket from a knackered one (With the obvious exceptions to some of them...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-18-2013, 12:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 940
Posted By ModMan
Thanks for the comments all. Full Power, I will...

Thanks for the comments all. Full Power, I will be taking your advice this weekend, thank you.
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-18-2013, 09:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 940
Posted By ModMan
Thanks Island, I'll be sure not to mine get as...

Thanks Island, I'll be sure not to mine get as bad as yours ;)
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-18-2013, 07:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 940
Posted By ModMan
Crikey, that pic came out bigger than I was...

Crikey, that pic came out bigger than I was expecting! :)
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-18-2013, 07:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 940
Posted By ModMan
Sprocket wear

Just giving my bike - 2008 F800GS the once over before a 3000 mile trip in August. It's just had a service at BMW and tehy didn't pick anything up. However I've noticed slight wear on the front...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-28-2013, 10:55 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,426
Posted By ModMan
I think it's number 2 (Part # 61 31 7 708 211) on...

I think it's number 2 (Part # 61 31 7 708 211) on diagram #51_5341 listed here: http://www.maxbmwmotorcycles.com/fiche/DiagramsMain.aspx?vid=55255
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-04-2013, 06:37 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,426
Posted By ModMan
Sorry to dig up an old thread but I'm on a trip...

Sorry to dig up an old thread but I'm on a trip at the moment in Ukraine and having the same issue. Did the replace the whole ignition or something in it. I'm desperate to fix it ASAP and have...
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