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Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-23-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 404
Posted By Leo.G
Upgrading an on/off bike's headlight...

Hi mates!

I write to you today so as to have some more opinions about what I'm willing to do in a short time...

The bike headlight looks like this from stock.. (That's an actual picture of my...
Forum: Beasts 07-13-2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 13,728
Views: 4,732,463
Posted By Leo.G
Teddy, here you have your pics posted... ...

Teddy, here you have your pics posted...

http://i1249.photobucket.com/albums/hh513/teddy750XRV/DSCN0730.jpg (http://s1249.photobucket.com/user/teddy750XRV/media/DSCN0730.jpg.html)
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Forum: Thumpers 07-10-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,344
Posted By Leo.G
Yes, what I'm trying to do is to improve my...

Yes, what I'm trying to do is to improve my headlight just in case I have to travel at night or getting caught in the night...

I've done some road trips in which I got caught in the night, or in...
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,344
Posted By Leo.G
In the end mistakes are what make you learn.. or...

In the end mistakes are what make you learn.. or not?

I've been paying attention closely to the headlight tower and such..
You'll have news from me as soon as I can buy a retrofit projector.....
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 11,922
Posted By Leo.G
I don't really like the topcases, but I have...

I don't really like the topcases, but I have never had one on any of my bikes (I haven't had a lot of bikes anyway)

In february I took a trip with a friend in a CBX 250, and another in a F800GS...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-02-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,072
Posted By Leo.G
I'll do so... In about 3 weeks time (holidays)...

I'll do so...
In about 3 weeks time (holidays) I'll show you some pics of the process
Thanks!

The university does have a mainteinance department, the problem is that I do not have much time.....
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-02-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,072
Posted By Leo.G
Exactly! By the way... Nice Yamaha! You...

Exactly!
By the way... Nice Yamaha!

You told it.. Nothing will save the engine from a 10 foot drop..
I just want to protect it from rocks, branches and other things from the road (on and off...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-01-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,072
Posted By Leo.G
Here it is against the law but if I see one...

Here it is against the law but if I see one dropped..... :evil

I'll pay attention to that...
But meanwhile I'm open to some more comments about the original plan..

:ear
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-01-2014, 06:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,072
Posted By Leo.G
I guess.. hehe! That's the idea.. I have...

I guess.. hehe!

That's the idea..
I have an old photocopier's skeleton lying around and I have to take some measures to see if it would fit my needs...
If not, I can always buy some, and it...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-01-2014, 04:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,072
Posted By Leo.G
Making a bashplate out of some recicled steel sheets?

Hi!

I write this thread to you because I'm a little doubtful about what I want to do...

I have 2010 Honda Tornado that I'm trying to fit to all my needs, and sometimes I fell that I'm in need...
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2014, 05:03 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 11,922
Posted By Leo.G
Mine has got through some trials... ...

Mine has got through some trials...

http://i287.photobucket.com/albums/ll145/LeOSSJ2/SAM_2339.jpg (http://s287.photobucket.com/user/LeOSSJ2/media/SAM_2339.jpg.html)

Now i'm thinking of putting...
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2014, 03:32 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 11,922
Posted By Leo.G
No problem.. I don't like the top cases and...

No problem..

I don't like the top cases and they are also expensive in my case at least..
If you want any measures or something, just tell me...

The mounting points (grips for the passenger)...
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 7,812
Views: 2,080,747
Posted By Leo.G
My Tornado's street cousin

My Tornado's street cousin
Forum: Ride reports 03-31-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 4,492
Views: 1,074,981
Posted By Leo.G
Hey! I went home last weekend and came back...

Hey!

I went home last weekend and came back by bike with the idea of inviting you to Rio Cuarto the national vacation day (this wednesday), to have some mate and chat a little bit...
But it...
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 11,922
Posted By Leo.G
Here you have Jimmy, and also for evheryone who...

Here you have Jimmy, and also for evheryone who wants to copy it.. I stole the idea from the NX 250's rack...

I don't have the exact measures right now but just tell me and I'll do it for you...
...
Forum: Ride reports 03-26-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 4,492
Views: 1,074,981
Posted By Leo.G
The region of the Calamuchita's valley (Valle de...

The region of the Calamuchita's valley (Valle de Calamuchita) has really beautiful places to visit.. If you need anything there, Santa Rosa de Calamuchita is the nearest city where a good mechanic...
Forum: Ride reports 03-25-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 4,492
Views: 1,074,981
Posted By Leo.G
Well mate, I'm in Rio Cuarto Right now, a little...

Well mate, I'm in Rio Cuarto Right now, a little busy...

I'll have some more time by Thursday, just in case, I live in the neighborhood that is next to the University...

By friday afternoon...
Forum: Ride reports 03-25-2014, 03:27 AM
Replies: 4,492
Views: 1,074,981
Posted By Leo.G
Well, I've been told that El Volcan was a really...

Well, I've been told that El Volcan was a really nice place..
Have never been to there, but there's always a first time, isn't it?

But honestly, $100 (argentinian pesos) is a little too much for...
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 11,922
Posted By Leo.G
I've posted pics of my rear rack... haven't I? ...

I've posted pics of my rear rack... haven't I?

If not tell me and I'll do if you need a litte inspiration.. By the weekend I can take some measurements to it, right now I'm away from the bike..
Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 11,922
Posted By Leo.G
Hey! It's a really nice gesture of yours to...

Hey!
It's a really nice gesture of yours to calculate all that for me..

The real problem is that I'm a university student, I'm not working at the moment, so money isn't something I have for...
Forum: Thumpers 03-08-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 11,922
Posted By Leo.G
Those are really nice.. but how much would that...

Those are really nice.. but how much would that cost me put in here?
I'll do a little research tonight...

Thanks for the ideas!
Forum: Ride reports 03-08-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 4,492
Views: 1,074,981
Posted By Leo.G
We'll see what's up with the studies, lets hope...

We'll see what's up with the studies, lets hope there's not so much pressure on me from the university...

But let's wait a little bit..
Hope you have a great time in Chile!
Forum: Thumpers 03-07-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 11,922
Posted By Leo.G
Yes, more or less, but it's a little expensive...

Yes, more or less, but it's a little expensive for me so what I'm looking forward to do after improving the headlight is finding a moped or similar tank and putting it in the rear of the bike for...
Forum: Thumpers 03-07-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 11,922
Posted By Leo.G
Sorry of the late answer, here you have a...

Sorry of the late answer, here you have a comparison between (I'm sorry, it is 22L instead 24L) a bike with the tank, a stock bike and the one that raced the Dakar.....
Forum: Ride reports 03-07-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 4,492
Views: 1,074,981
Posted By Leo.G
Mate, how west are you right now? or better.. how...

Mate, how west are you right now? or better.. how east are you comming into Argentina? I'm in almost the middle of the country, depending on the date but I'm in Marcos Juárez or in Rio Cuarto, both...
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 11,922
Posted By Leo.G
Personally I can tell you that here those tanks...

Personally I can tell you that here those tanks aren't available normally for the old XRs... But.. are the mounting rubbers and the hole on the back part of the tank the same as the XR 250R tank? (If...
Forum: Road warriors 02-22-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,429
Posted By Leo.G
Sorry for beeing delayed to answer in your first...

Sorry for beeing delayed to answer in your first thread....

I would say that if you are conviced of the bike, get the unicorn, maybe you can fit more dirt oriented tyres or not... The real problem...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-22-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,139
Posted By Leo.G
Don't know about the others, but I like...

Don't know about the others, but I like it...:evil

Was the frame of a KLX or of a KDX?
Forum: Thumpers 02-17-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 659
Posted By Leo.G
Don't know what's up there with prices, but here...

Don't know what's up there with prices, but here XTZ250 and KLX250 are more expensive than the Tornado...
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 659
Posted By Leo.G
On the road it's a nice bike, it does 25Km per...

On the road it's a nice bike, it does 25Km per litre of fuel more or less, when going at 100 or 105Km/h read from the speedometer..

It gets really better on the road with a proper windshield,...
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 659
Posted By Leo.G
Tornado owner here.. Ask whatever you want to...

Tornado owner here..
Ask whatever you want to know!
Forum: Ride reports 01-11-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 4,492
Views: 1,074,981
Posted By Leo.G
I don't really want to dissapoint anyone but I...

I don't really want to dissapoint anyone but I been told that the altough the XRE is basically the same as the Tornado with a bigger bore, FI, and different fairings/headlight, it has some problems...
Forum: Airheads 12-28-2013, 06:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,763
Posted By Leo.G
Mate, you've got a PM..

Mate, you've got a PM..
Forum: Airheads 12-22-2013, 05:57 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 19,635
Posted By Leo.G
That's nice, but I'm almost broke.. Imagine.....

That's nice, but I'm almost broke..
Imagine.. beeing a student, having a bike and not working isn't too effective when talking about making money...

But, tell me, don't any of you have a spare...
Forum: Airheads 12-22-2013, 06:54 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 19,635
Posted By Leo.G
Well, I'll email him to see what's up with that.....

Well, I'll email him to see what's up with that..
I don't have quite a lot of money but I'll see what I can do. My Tornado needs a better headlight.. hehe!

Thanks for the answer!
Forum: Airheads 12-21-2013, 07:16 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 19,635
Posted By Leo.G
Hey Prutser.. A little off topic question... ...

Hey Prutser..
A little off topic question...
But, tell me, where can I get projector headlights like the one that has the bike on the right in the photo I quoted?
Forum: Thumpers 12-19-2013, 03:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,603
Posted By Leo.G
Really, really nice! But I can't afford to...

Really, really nice!
But I can't afford to import anything right now.. My country is putting extremely high taxes to everything imported..
I'll have to make something with the things I find here.....
Forum: Ride reports 12-18-2013, 02:26 PM
Replies: 4,492
Views: 1,074,981
Posted By Leo.G
No problem, I'm more or less in the middle of the...

No problem, I'm more or less in the middle of the country, province of Córdoba..
But when you come, we'll see what we can do!
Forum: Ride reports 12-18-2013, 11:05 AM
Replies: 4,492
Views: 1,074,981
Posted By Leo.G
Hey Mate! What a great trip you are having... ...

Hey Mate!
What a great trip you are having...

Sorry about your accident, hope you heal fast and could carry on with riding America..

If you are comming to Argentina, just send me a PM or...
Forum: Thumpers 12-13-2013, 12:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,603
Posted By Leo.G
Well.. If you get the speedo and also the...

Well.. If you get the speedo and also the headlight or have a pair of Baja's headlights you don't want, pm me :evil heh!
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