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Forum: Beasts 12-13-2014, 08:52 PM
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Posted By Noprogram
Looks in great condition ML! Amazing...

Looks in great condition ML! Amazing trip...looking forward to the pics :D.

A couple of todays ride in the hills around home. With it's torque and handling the XRV is still a beautiful machine to...
Forum: Equipment 12-13-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 50,846
Posted By Noprogram
Multitools can't replace a full tool kit of...

Multitools can't replace a full tool kit of course but they are a great supplementary tool for a wide variety of non specific, improvisational tasks like field repairs. -Convenient utility tasks ...
Forum: Equipment 12-06-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 752
Posted By Noprogram
I use the Wolfman Large Expedition on my XRV....

I use the Wolfman Large Expedition on my XRV. Well built and plenty of volume....large enough for an iPad mini and beers for the end of the day. The harness has four quick release buckles holding the...
Forum: Equipment 11-30-2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 747
Posted By Noprogram
The Alite Bison does looks like it ticks a lot of...

The Alite Bison does looks like it ticks a lot of boxes brbo. I have the Mayfly which I'm extremely happy with as a design...well built, compact and comfortable. The advantage of a low chair design...
Forum: Equipment 11-30-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,386
Posted By Noprogram
I'd agree with Kawasakirob and go for a warmer...

I'd agree with Kawasakirob and go for a warmer bag...one of the Marmot or The North Face climbing mummy bags with 800 loft down at around 1000g. There's nothing like getting a good nights sleep and...
Forum: New Zealand 11-27-2014, 12:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 440
Posted By Noprogram
I have the Motion Pro Jumbo and will do 530 no...

I have the Motion Pro Jumbo and will do 530 no problem. A very solid and worthwhile tool to have in the armory. The PBR should do a good job also....looks strong and MP don't make junk.
Forum: New Zealand 11-24-2014, 12:25 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 6,867
Posted By Noprogram
Thanks for the heads up Te Hopo....I must have...

Thanks for the heads up Te Hopo....I must have been past it a dozen times and never noticed it.

Looking forward to seeing these Andy Strapz panniers fitted....no rush! :wink:
Forum: New Zealand 11-20-2014, 10:53 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 6,867
Posted By Noprogram
The Andystrapz Expedition panniers are simple and...

The Andystrapz Expedition panniers are simple and rugged, a good choice for NZ and Aus conditions especially Te Hopo. The pannier with dry bags/duffles on top gives you a lot of loading options and...
Forum: Equipment 11-11-2014, 11:35 PM
Replies: 6,674
Views: 2,674,159
Posted By Noprogram
Ha, no problems AteamNM.. I was thinking, wow...

Ha, no problems AteamNM.. I was thinking, wow you guys really take your chairs seriously!:wink: Thanks for posting the breakdown of the camp kit....nice tidy setup you've got there. Swapped to...
Forum: Equipment 11-11-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 6,674
Views: 2,674,159
Posted By Noprogram
Seriously?! :huh There's a picture of it at my...

Seriously?! :huh There's a picture of it at my camp on the previous page. I was indicating it's packed size for reference.
Forum: Equipment 11-11-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 6,674
Views: 2,674,159
Posted By Noprogram
Thanks Te Hopo and Underground, camp kit...

Thanks Te Hopo and Underground, camp kit refinement is always work in progress as you know. The XRV is great for adv touring around here and the GL setup works great. She's bit heavy for anything...
Forum: Equipment 11-10-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 6,674
Views: 2,674,159
Posted By Noprogram
Giant Loop Great Basin with the 23l dry bag and a...

Giant Loop Great Basin with the 23l dry bag and a Wolfman Expedition Tank bag. I keep my tent, tarp and sleeping mat in the dry bag along with spare gloves and rain gear for easy access.

I've...
Forum: Beasts 11-09-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 4,176
Views: 796,686
Posted By Noprogram
Totally agree Rusic. I've been waiting for...

Totally agree Rusic. I've been waiting for something new from Honda but nothing replaced the Africa Twin. It's still a great useable bike even after all these years. The marketing hype had long...
Forum: Thumpers 11-06-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 978
Posted By Noprogram
I'd look at the XR650L...you're a reasonably big...

I'd look at the XR650L...you're a reasonably big guy so it you can handle the relatively tall seat (35"). It's low maintenance, the most dirt worthy of all the dual sports and will handle a trip...
Forum: Beasts 11-06-2014, 03:10 AM
Replies: 4,176
Views: 796,686
Posted By Noprogram
Anthropometry. The Africa Twin and the Ktm 990...

Anthropometry. The Africa Twin and the Ktm 990 seat heights are 34" with the 1190 being 35" I think. The XR650l and XR650R are 37" so 35+ wouldn't be without precedent. Sag will take out some of that...
Forum: New Zealand 11-06-2014, 01:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 545
Posted By Noprogram
The Forma ATV One (also sold under some other...

The Forma ATV One (also sold under some other model names), the Setup Adventure Tour and the Rev'it Apache I can all recommend. They're all comfortable to walk in and will fit under jeans if just...
Forum: Beasts 11-05-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 14,165
Views: 5,077,688
Posted By Noprogram
I'm hoping it's not too long before it's on the...

I'm hoping it's not too long before it's on the shelves but could take a while Reidy....looks promising though. You got something to tied you over!? I'm holding on to mine until I see something with...
Forum: Beasts 11-05-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 4,176
Views: 796,686
Posted By Noprogram
Definitely a welded pressed steel frame. Steel is...

Definitely a welded pressed steel frame. Steel is good. Strong, cost effective, less prone to stress fatigue. Also a big part of the forgotten factor of adventure bikes is field serviceability:...
Forum: Beasts 11-04-2014, 03:15 AM
Replies: 4,176
Views: 796,686
Posted By Noprogram
DCT....but?....wha?.....:huh

DCT....but?....wha?.....:huh
Forum: Beasts 11-04-2014, 02:39 AM
Replies: 4,176
Views: 796,686
Posted By Noprogram
Yeah noticed the gear lever missing!....I take it...

Yeah noticed the gear lever missing!....I take it it's still work in progress :D Good start though.
Forum: Beasts 11-04-2014, 02:30 AM
Replies: 4,176
Views: 796,686
Posted By Noprogram
Liking it so far! Yeah that tank doesn't look big...

Liking it so far! Yeah that tank doesn't look big does it....they haven't partially slung it under the seat for a low C of G have they? Needs a big bash plate, those exhuasts will last five minutes...
Forum: Beasts 11-04-2014, 01:43 AM
Replies: 4,176
Views: 796,686
Posted By Noprogram
Had a search around but couldn't find one...was...

Had a search around but couldn't find one...was hoping it might be like the Ducati launch.
Forum: Beasts 11-04-2014, 12:09 AM
Replies: 4,176
Views: 796,686
Posted By Noprogram
The screen looks tall. Can't make out what the...

The screen looks tall. Can't make out what the logo or the letters might be on the back wall. Doesn't look like it begins with a C....XRF?!

It makes sense releasing at EICMA since the Africa...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-03-2014, 11:10 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 10,035
Posted By Noprogram
The BeadPros are a brilliant tool especially...

The BeadPros are a brilliant tool especially considering the alternatives for trail side use. I use K60s on my XRV and the sidewalls are extremely stiff but the BPros will pop them no problem. I...
Forum: Beasts 11-03-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 4,176
Views: 796,686
Posted By Noprogram
Thanks for the heads up Empecinado and ErŅete....

Thanks for the heads up Empecinado and ErŅete. Looks like it could be the 'previous' AT to the left on the stand and CRF450 Rally on the right?

I might be delusional with excitement, but in...
Forum: Beasts 11-02-2014, 11:49 PM
Replies: 4,176
Views: 796,686
Posted By Noprogram
It's kind of like waiting for Christmas....and it...

It's kind of like waiting for Christmas....and it could turn out to be anywhere between that leaf blower you 'always wanted' or 'the twins' you really wanted.


My patience is waning so I hope...
Forum: Equipment 10-25-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,386
Posted By Noprogram
No problem Ben...hope you get it all sorted!

No problem Ben...hope you get it all sorted!
Forum: Equipment 10-25-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,386
Posted By Noprogram
Toecutta...you're obviously a far more...

Toecutta...you're obviously a far more sophisticated cheese dream connoisseur than I am! :D


Ben: looks like you have decent gear there. It can be tricky staying warm and I'm always trying to...
Forum: Equipment 10-24-2014, 11:40 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,386
Posted By Noprogram
I've spent a lot of time in sleeping bags and...

I've spent a lot of time in sleeping bags and there's a number of variables involved in this so apologies if this seems a bit ott!

The temperating rating of a sleeping bag is difficult to define...
Forum: Beasts 10-24-2014, 12:23 AM
Replies: 14,165
Views: 5,077,688
Posted By Noprogram
Thanks Roymanic..it's more the country than my...

Thanks Roymanic..it's more the country than my photography skills of course! I've never done the Nevis Road but was looking at it on a map today. It's big country in there.....you don't have any...
Forum: Beasts 10-13-2014, 12:07 AM
Replies: 14,165
Views: 5,077,688
Posted By Noprogram
Just came back from a three day lap on the upper...

Just came back from a three day lap on the upper South Island (NZ). Perfect weather conditions, didn't want to go home. The AT is a brilliant bike touring this part of the world. While on paper the...
Forum: Beasts 10-05-2014, 01:23 AM
Replies: 14,165
Views: 5,077,688
Posted By Noprogram
Spiring ride

Nice spring ride around the bays close to home this afternoon.

http://noprogram.smugmug.com/photos/i-tqhddSF/0/L/i-tqhddSF-L.jpg...
Forum: Equipment 10-04-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,425
Posted By Noprogram
In general I try to keep things out of my jacket...

In general I try to keep things out of my jacket pockets in case of a get off however they are useful for low bulk, quick access items and as temporary storage for that pie and can of juice etc at...
Forum: Thumpers 09-16-2014, 12:39 AM
Replies: 78,600
Views: 8,601,738
Posted By Noprogram
I've found ultrasonic cleaning to be effective...

I've found ultrasonic cleaning to be effective for carbs. Hot water and detergent.

http://noprogram.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/XR650L-Rebuild/i-c9SvtL9/0/L/DSC03938-L.jpg...
Forum: Beasts 09-15-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 14,165
Views: 5,077,688
Posted By Noprogram
Had a few days spare so loaded up the AT and...

Had a few days spare so loaded up the AT and headed for the hills.

Weather looked OK...!

http://noprogram.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/XRV/i-4tZQHXn/0/L/IMG_20140908_065629-L.jpg...
Forum: New Zealand 09-06-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,499
Posted By Noprogram
To give an impression of some of the Southern...

To give an impression of some of the Southern Landscape I've added the following photos.

Riding out to Clarks Junction.

http://noprogram.smugmug.com/photos/i-DNbds4T/0/M/i-DNbds4T-M.jpg...
Forum: New Zealand 09-05-2014, 03:50 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,499
Posted By Noprogram
As a general reply to TMAIN, rmcobb and...

As a general reply to TMAIN, rmcobb and vaara....great that you all can make it out this way....I'm sure there will be riders around keen to join up and I think you'll enjoy it. It's hard to go...
Forum: Thumpers 09-03-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 78,600
Views: 8,601,738
Posted By Noprogram
Yes you can, just have to remove the front hex...

Yes you can, just have to remove the front hex bolt and swing the side racks up, sort of like gull-wing doors. Super easy.
Forum: Thumpers 09-03-2014, 01:34 AM
Replies: 78,600
Views: 8,601,738
Posted By Noprogram
The black Excel hoops look great on the XRL IMO...

The black Excel hoops look great on the XRL IMO Gammel.
Forum: Thumpers 09-02-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 78,600
Views: 8,601,738
Posted By Noprogram
Alright, another Guzzi owner. Nice bike! Your...

Alright, another Guzzi owner.
Nice bike! Your Guzzi AND your sparkling Honda.
Here's mine:
http://www.smugmug.com/photos/i-hs9Tcc5/0/S/i-hs9Tcc5-S.jpg[/QUOTE]

V nice Guzzi! Mine's a bit...
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