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Forum: Parallel Universe 03-17-2010, 07:26 AM
Replies: 272
Views: 43,784
Posted By Buckster
You will find that BMW get their rims from three...

You will find that BMW get their rims from three or four sources, some will be better than others, a few years ago KTM had a bunch of rim issues which they corrected, the BMW response surprises me.
Forum: Road warriors 03-09-2010, 03:43 PM
Replies: 517
Views: 105,137
Posted By Buckster
I really hated the looks when I first saw it, now...

I really hated the looks when I first saw it, now it is starting to look good plus the motor is seducing me, I understand the electronic suspension alters ride height in one of the modes, does anyone...
Forum: Thumpers 02-07-2008, 06:09 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 85,601
Posted By Buckster
They are like a grown up monkey bike and who...

They are like a grown up monkey bike and who didn't want a monkey bike when they were kids?
Forum: Orange Crush 02-05-2008, 01:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,975
Posted By Buckster
That's good news.:clap

That's good news.:clap
Forum: Orange Crush 02-04-2008, 10:42 AM
Replies: 1,661
Views: 428,952
Posted By Buckster
Yeah that's me, as you can see. ...

Yeah that's me, as you can see.
http://i17.photobucket.com/albums/b72/Trikester/after.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2008, 09:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 912
Posted By Buckster
Two years on and Meat resurrects this old thread,...

Two years on and Meat resurrects this old thread, must be cause I came back.
Forum: Orange Crush 02-04-2008, 09:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,570
Posted By Buckster
Do any pipe manufacturers ceramic coat as...

Do any pipe manufacturers ceramic coat as standard?
Forum: Orange Crush 02-04-2008, 05:55 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,431
Posted By Buckster
Alternatively, take her to the garage and do her...

Alternatively, take her to the garage and do her over the bike, then she will feel included. :evil
Forum: Orange Crush 02-04-2008, 03:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,617
Posted By Buckster
This is one of the few worthwhile mods I have...

This is one of the few worthwhile mods I have seen on here, excellent idea.
Forum: Orange Crush 02-04-2008, 03:05 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,742
Posted By Buckster
$10.95 and you don't have to worry about it off...

$10.95 and you don't have to worry about it off road.

Cruise control. (https://www.crampbuster.com/index.html)
Forum: Orange Crush 02-04-2008, 02:49 AM
Replies: 1,661
Views: 428,952
Posted By Buckster
Peaked helmets for the road are a fashion...

Peaked helmets for the road are a fashion statement and serve no useful purpose, there are plenty of good road helmets that have a secondary sun visor, if you buy something for looks rather than...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-04-2008, 02:44 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,846
Posted By Buckster
You need to check your steering head bearings,...

You need to check your steering head bearings, they may need adjustment.
Forum: Orange Crush 02-04-2008, 02:42 AM
Replies: 18,793
Views: 7,568,267
Posted By Buckster
You are officially on the sad list with the BMW...

You are officially on the sad list with the BMW riders. :topes
Forum: Orange Crush 02-04-2008, 02:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,975
Posted By Buckster
Sorry to hear this, I know what it is like, my...

Sorry to hear this, I know what it is like, my 640 Adv was stolen while I was away, it sucks.
Forum: Orange Crush 02-04-2008, 02:37 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,431
Posted By Buckster
So are you getting the old "you love that bike...

So are you getting the old "you love that bike more than you love me" stuff from her?
Forum: Orange Crush 02-03-2008, 11:22 PM
Replies: 18,793
Views: 7,568,267
Posted By Buckster
So why all the luggage?

So why all the luggage?
Forum: Thumpers 02-01-2008, 02:30 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,957
Posted By Buckster
You should take a seat in old sparky. :mulie

You should take a seat in old sparky. :mulie
Forum: Thumpers 02-01-2008, 01:37 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,957
Posted By Buckster
You are obviously not one of them, but the farkle...

You are obviously not one of them, but the farkle brigade piss me off, they add absolutely everything then ride with it all the time, two expedition panniers and top box for a day ride, trying to...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-01-2008, 12:24 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,495
Posted By Buckster
The reason I ask is I am 6'4" and the footpeg...

The reason I ask is I am 6'4" and the footpeg seat interface is a major part of any bike I buy, long distances with compressed knees is a pain, literally. On the 640 Adv I had I had extra height put...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-31-2008, 01:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,495
Posted By Buckster
Good write up so far, keep your impressions...

Good write up so far, keep your impressions coming, this bike is high on my list, how tall are you?
Forum: Thumpers 01-31-2008, 05:45 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,957
Posted By Buckster
Hey I offered you some help, if I new you were so...

Hey I offered you some help, if I new you were so precious I would have tied a little pink bow round it for you, if you made it more obvious you were a female then I could post with a nod to your...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-28-2008, 12:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 856
Posted By Buckster
There seemed to be some issues with the first...

There seemed to be some issues with the first 950's in the UK, which was my home at the time but then I heard nothing anymore. Maybe it was the early water pump issues.

I have heard that the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-27-2008, 01:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 919
Posted By Buckster
Battery is probably down one cell, you will get a...

Battery is probably down one cell, you will get a spark but it will not start, even though you say it is a new battery I would start there from what you are saying.
Forum: Orange Crush 01-27-2008, 10:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 856
Posted By Buckster
Thanks for replying, I'm not a big fan of shaft...

Thanks for replying, I'm not a big fan of shaft drive or sticky out cylinders hence the GS is out for me, the new GS800 looks interesting though when it eventually finds it's way to the showrooms,...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-27-2008, 09:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 856
Posted By Buckster
Can I justify

Buying a 990s as a distance bike to put in the garage with the 690 Enduro I have ordered, money isn't an issue but how good are the 990's? Some of the 950's suffered cooling issues and the Atlanta...
Forum: Thumpers 01-27-2008, 08:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,366
Posted By Buckster
You will probably find the 250 fine, plus the...

You will probably find the 250 fine, plus the lower power is good for building confidence on, you can always trade up at a later stage.
Forum: Thumpers 01-27-2008, 08:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 919
Posted By Buckster
Seconded, also drain the tank and put fresh fuel...

Seconded, also drain the tank and put fresh fuel in there as well, fuel goes off and the octane drops.
Forum: Thumpers 01-27-2008, 03:30 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,957
Posted By Buckster
Are you sure you have it fully seated against the...

Are you sure you have it fully seated against the tyre before you inflate the tube? Also some rimlocks are handed, i.e. designed to go one way round, you should check this, I second the question of...
Forum: Thumpers 01-04-2008, 02:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 992
Posted By Buckster
I know someone who just bought an old stock one...

I know someone who just bought an old stock one in the UK at an incredible price, he seems happy.
Forum: Thumpers 01-04-2008, 02:31 AM
Replies: 754
Views: 110,866
Posted By Buckster
I thought it was Korea.

I thought it was Korea.
Forum: Thumpers 12-01-2007, 05:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,149
Posted By Buckster
Chris did something early? That can't be...

Chris did something early? That can't be right.:deal Did you read the small print?
Forum: Thumpers 12-01-2007, 05:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,098
Posted By Buckster
I didn't know they still made them, I had a 223...

I didn't know they still made them, I had a 223 Serrow years ago, great bike and the only Yam I have not had trouble with.
Forum: Thumpers 11-03-2007, 03:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,198
Posted By Buckster
Looks to be in pretty good condition, worth...

Looks to be in pretty good condition, worth restoring I would say.
Forum: Thumpers 10-30-2007, 06:12 AM
Replies: 4,506
Views: 1,001,304
Posted By Buckster
In a pre- this aint a KTM, cornering sort of way.

In a pre- this aint a KTM, cornering sort of way.
Forum: Thumpers 10-23-2007, 11:13 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,193
Posted By Buckster
Depends how carefully you remove the float bowl.

Depends how carefully you remove the float bowl.
Forum: Thumpers 10-23-2007, 02:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,224
Posted By Buckster
I hope you tried rocking the bike backwards and...

I hope you tried rocking the bike backwards and forwards in a high gear to free the starter first.
Forum: Thumpers 10-23-2007, 02:37 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,193
Posted By Buckster
It's most likely some muck in the float needle...

It's most likely some muck in the float needle seat.
Forum: Thumpers 10-21-2007, 03:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,992
Posted By Buckster
Working on it. I can see a 690 Enduro in my...

Working on it. I can see a 690 Enduro in my future.
Forum: Thumpers 10-21-2007, 11:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,992
Posted By Buckster
Thought police censored me, I think Arch is...

Thought police censored me, I think Arch is worried he is going a bit queer so he removes anything that mentions the word "gay" as inapropriate, it's a bit sad but it seems the way the site has gone,...
Forum: Thumpers 10-21-2007, 11:09 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 15,057
Posted By Buckster
I think a better comparison is the new KTM 690...

I think a better comparison is the new KTM 690 Enduro, lighter than the BMW, slightly lower seat (likely to be a plank though), and ten ponies more.
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