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Forum: Ride reports 10-17-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 29,114
Posted By pebble35
Thanks for the updates ! ...

Thanks for the updates !

:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap
Forum: Orange Crush 10-16-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 479
Views: 53,671
Posted By pebble35
Pyn's bike is based on a 690RFR - which always...

Pyn's bike is based on a 690RFR - which always had a carb. I have spoken to him briefly to get his thoughts on taking a 690 Enduro and converting it to carb but he's busy travelling at the...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-16-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 479
Views: 53,671
Posted By pebble35
Having seen the leaks in MCN I am almost...

Having seen the leaks in MCN I am almost certainly looking at the 2015 690 Enduro - I've already got a decent seat, Safari tank, pannier rails, silencer and luggage from my SMC ..................just...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-16-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 479
Views: 53,671
Posted By pebble35
Tried one a few years ago - great bike but just a...

Tried one a few years ago - great bike but just a bit too tall for me !
Forum: Orange Crush 10-14-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 479
Views: 53,671
Posted By pebble35
Well it's less than 3 weeks to wait until KTM...

Well it's less than 3 weeks to wait until KTM reveal the new bike at EICMA - and that means that it's about 3 weeks until I have to decide whether to go with the new 1050 'Adventure' or whether to go...
Forum: Ride reports 10-08-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,156
Posted By pebble35
Tuesday 24 June The word Trollstigen may not...

Tuesday 24 June

The word Trollstigen may not mean a lot to many people but it has a lot to do with this trip for me. A few years ago I saw a photo of a small road winding it's way up an...
Forum: Ride reports 10-08-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,156
Posted By pebble35
Monday 23 June I carried on heading north...

Monday 23 June

I carried on heading north today but progress was slowed by the landscape - went through Hardanger Fjord and had to keep on stopping to take photos. Also went through the Laerdal...
Forum: Ride reports 10-07-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,156
Posted By pebble35
Sunday 22 June Up and running again, had a...

Sunday 22 June

Up and running again, had a good breakfast at hotel then hit the road by about 9.30.

Nice easy run to start with, heading out towards the western coast of Norway. One big...
Forum: Ride reports 10-07-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,156
Posted By pebble35
Saturday 21 June I had some time to kill in...

Saturday 21 June

I had some time to kill in Kristiansand whilst my bike was being fixed so I decided to take a look around the area.

During the Second World War Kristiansand held a key...
Forum: Ride reports 10-07-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,156
Posted By pebble35
It all got sorted - next instalment will follow...

It all got sorted - next instalment will follow later (they get a bit upset if I use work time to write ride reports .....)
Forum: Orange Crush 10-06-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 479
Views: 53,671
Posted By pebble35
I'll be at EICMA - will post updates and photos...

I'll be at EICMA - will post updates and photos .....................
Forum: Ride reports 10-06-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,156
Posted By pebble35
Tuesday 17 June My ferry across to Norway...

Tuesday 17 June

My ferry across to Norway was late afternoon. Not too many miles so I could take the luxury of starting a little later. My original plans were to get a ferry around lunchtime -...
Forum: Road warriors 10-06-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 339
Views: 28,557
Posted By pebble35
And the UK bikes are probably all spoken for...

And the UK bikes are probably all spoken for ........
Forum: Ride reports 10-06-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,156
Posted By pebble35
]Time for the ride report and a few more photos !...

]Time for the ride report and a few more photos !

Friday 13 June

Day 1 - I'm off at last.

But not without drama as I got half way down to the harbour to catch the ferry to France from my...
Forum: Road warriors 10-06-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 339
Views: 28,557
Posted By pebble35
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wGPqIv8ppqY ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wGPqIv8ppqY

Turn up the volume and enjoy .........:evil:evil:evil:evil:evil:evil
Forum: Ride reports 10-06-2014, 04:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,156
Posted By pebble35
Teaser for you - more to follow ...... ...

Teaser for you - more to follow ......
...
Forum: Ride reports 10-06-2014, 02:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,156
Posted By pebble35
To the Arctic Circle and beyond ...................

This is a report from a trip I did earlier this year.

I've got one of those 'important' birthdays coming up and the original plan was to take 6 months off work over the summer and do a much...
Forum: Ride reports 10-05-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,430
Posted By pebble35
It's barely 8 weeks since I got back from my...

It's barely 8 weeks since I got back from my Scandinavian trip - and I'm already starting to think about next year .........

Thanks for sharing Chubby !
Forum: Battle scooters 10-05-2014, 02:36 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,739
Posted By pebble35
Are they Piaggio motors ? Look at the warranty...

Are they Piaggio motors ? Look at the warranty t&c and service requirements ? Servicing every 2,500 km ?

We are in the UK and were thinking of applying to become a dealer but the warranty is...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-02-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 260
Posted By pebble35
At the risk of stating the obvious - Fowlers or...

At the risk of stating the obvious - Fowlers or AMS ?
Forum: Thumpers 10-01-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 18,923
Views: 2,092,167
Posted By pebble35
Quick issue we came across at work - posting here...

Quick issue we came across at work - posting here to add to the pool of knowledge and hope it might help someone else !

Bike is a 2010 690 Duke 3 - symptoms were that, from cold, it would run for...
Forum: Road warriors 10-01-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 339
Views: 28,557
Posted By pebble35
I would not be surprised to see more supercharged...

I would not be surprised to see more supercharged bikes from Kawasaki in future.

My guess is that the H2/H2R are low volume, high performance bikes produced for no reason other than 'because...
Forum: Road warriors 09-30-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 339
Views: 28,557
Posted By pebble35
We have been given a fairly firm indication of...

We have been given a fairly firm indication of the likely price range (in the UK) and the customer is happy with that even though he does not have an exact number.
Forum: Road warriors 09-30-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 339
Views: 28,557
Posted By pebble35
One of our customers has confirmed his order for...

One of our customers has confirmed his order for a H2R this afternoon - deposit paid and order fired into Kawasaki ...............

The H2R's are going to be an incredibly rare and exclusive bit of...
Forum: Road warriors 09-26-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 1,663
Views: 162,704
Posted By pebble35
A couple of our customers have the full Akra...

A couple of our customers have the full Akra system fitted. With the baffle in, it is loud, but not offensively so - take the baffle out and it's a different story !

The difference to the...
Forum: Road warriors 09-17-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 20,978
Posted By pebble35
I spoke to Kawasaki and they are playing this one...

I spoke to Kawasaki and they are playing this one very close to their chest !

No firm specs, don't know what colour it will be (he would like it in green if possible :rofl), no definite pricing -...
Forum: Road warriors 09-17-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 20,978
Posted By pebble35
Customer came in the shop and put a deposit down...

Customer came in the shop and put a deposit down on one today :evil:evil:evil:evil:evil
Forum: Ride reports 09-16-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 35,409
Posted By pebble35
Pyn's been 'off the radar' for a while now - not...

Pyn's been 'off the radar' for a while now - not a lot of WIFI hotspots where he's been - but he made it to Magadan earlier today.

Must have been a tough ride - Basil Bike saw the road sign and...
Forum: Road warriors 09-16-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 20,978
Posted By pebble35
Sometimes it's really good to be a Kawasaki...

Sometimes it's really good to be a Kawasaki dealer !

At the moment I don't know any more about this bike than anyone else - but what I do know is that we will almost certainly run a demonstrator...
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 18,923
Views: 2,092,167
Posted By pebble35
690 Rally loom is available, that runs with a...

690 Rally loom is available, that runs with a carb so no FI to worry about, and a lot less electronics as a result........

Personally I would be very interested to hear if anyone has managed to do...
Forum: Ride reports 09-02-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 35,409
Posted By pebble35
In simple terms, he bought a 690 Rally in...

In simple terms, he bought a 690 Rally in Mongolia, sourced all the bits to build an LPR Replica, got them shipped out to Mongolia, built the bike and set off riding again !

More info on Lukas'...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-31-2014, 01:33 AM
Replies: 2,705
Views: 361,367
Posted By pebble35
Norway a few weeks ago ...

Norway a few weeks ago

https://scontent-a-lhr.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xpa1/t1.0-9/10502155_10152116354242820_6815557501895010873_n.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 08-30-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 2,458
Views: 623,281
Posted By pebble35
Some nice stuff there as well ! Thanks for...

Some nice stuff there as well ! Thanks for sharing !
Forum: Road warriors 08-30-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 2,458
Views: 623,281
Posted By pebble35
Nice bike ! Now we just need to see (hear...

Nice bike !

Now we just need to see (hear ?) a video of it in action !

:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap
Forum: Ride reports 08-29-2014, 11:53 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 35,409
Posted By pebble35
From the Lyndon Poskitt Racing Facebook page ...

From the Lyndon Poskitt Racing Facebook page

https://fbcdn-sphotos-f-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-xap1/t1.0-9/p370x247/1947725_511199955680722_1322322282498402222_n.png

The next phase of Races to...
Forum: Ride reports 08-26-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 35,409
Posted By pebble35
Anyone on Facebook will probably have seen loads...

Anyone on Facebook will probably have seen loads of 'Ice Bucket Challenge' videos - well here is Pyn's version !

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yIh6ZvOIeKk#t=138
Forum: Ride reports 08-23-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 35,409
Posted By pebble35
Some photos from Pyn's Facebook page - Rally...

Some photos from Pyn's Facebook page - Rally Mongolia 2014 :clap:clap
...
Forum: Racing 08-18-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 5,123
Views: 598,837
Posted By pebble35
Sorry guys (and girls !) - I got it wrong - Day 7...

Sorry guys (and girls !) - I got it wrong - Day 7 was the penultimate day.

But Pyn did win Day 8 overall as well :clap:clap:clap:clap
Forum: Ride reports 08-17-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 35,409
Posted By pebble35
:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl ...

:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl

Sums Pyn up pretty well

:clap:clap
Forum: Racing 08-17-2014, 12:46 AM
Replies: 5,123
Views: 598,837
Posted By pebble35
Fastest bike on day 6 (just one car went faster)...

Fastest bike on day 6 (just one car went faster) - but Pyn got the overall win on the final day :clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap
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