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Forum: Ride reports 09-14-2014, 04:15 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 10,184
Posted By Slim-Line Tonic
Very cool stuff. Hope to see some more!

Very cool stuff.

Hope to see some more!
Forum: EMEA 06-24-2014, 04:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 517
Posted By Slim-Line Tonic
Thanks, I'm planning to stay on the slow side to...

Thanks, I'm planning to stay on the slow side to be honest!

Also the weather might be a bit off and rainy that day so will take it easy.

For tickets i'm planning to get them at the track...
Forum: EMEA 06-24-2014, 04:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 469
Posted By Slim-Line Tonic
I don't know of a Europe-wide one- certain...

I don't know of a Europe-wide one- certain regions in EU countries have got this in place for their local area (national parks etc...) example Dartmoor in UK
...
Forum: EMEA 06-23-2014, 03:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 517
Posted By Slim-Line Tonic
Thanks for the tip- I'll check them out today. ...

Thanks for the tip- I'll check them out today.

I imagine it must be packed with Bikers- I hope it won't be too busy on the Friday though!
Forum: EMEA 06-22-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 517
Posted By Slim-Line Tonic
Dutch TT MotoGP ; Who's going?

Hello All,

I'm planning to head down to Assen this Weekend, to go and see at least part of the Dutch TT- I'm probably going to Take the Train or Coach from London to Amsterdam and then Rent a Bike...
Forum: Equipment 04-11-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,497
Posted By Slim-Line Tonic
I guess you're right in a way you don't really...

I guess you're right in a way you don't really need it.

I think it is a nice to have especially if you're somewhere cold and wet- At least it prevents your bike from getting very wet.

On the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 57,306
Posted By Slim-Line Tonic
Hey Bluesman, tell me, is it really that easy to...

Hey Bluesman, tell me, is it really that easy to shave off 10 kg? I'm thinking about this bike myself but i really wander how i could remove some weight (DR800s 91 model) Without modding the bike too...
Forum: EMEA 04-09-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,354
Posted By Slim-Line Tonic
When are you going? I was thinking of going to...

When are you going? I was thinking of going to Morocco too but from Spain, not from Italy- It's usually a lot cheaper to get the ferry from there.

In Morocco, I'd like to do the west coast, down...
Forum: Thumpers 01-21-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 160,942
Posted By Slim-Line Tonic
I'm looking to raise the rear suspension of my...

I'm looking to raise the rear suspension of my tenere but I don't know of the best way to do it..

I've got a 3yf model and thought about attaching some extension plates from a xt660x to the rear...
Forum: EMEA 01-13-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 672
Posted By Slim-Line Tonic
Still going?

Still going?
Forum: EMEA 12-10-2013, 02:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,585
Posted By Slim-Line Tonic
When are you going? I might be up for it if...

When are you going?

I might be up for it if it is next year.
Forum: EMEA 11-11-2013, 03:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 780
Posted By Slim-Line Tonic
Likewise, i'd definitely join you, probably next...

Likewise, i'd definitely join you, probably next year though, from March onwards i would say? it's getting quite cold already.
Forum: 2 smokers 10-25-2013, 02:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 977
Posted By Slim-Line Tonic
dt400mx.... what do you know about it?

I'm asking myself whether this could be a decent hack- a cool old stroker, which i 've heard a little bit about.

I've been offered one at a very reasonable price and i wander whether it is worth...
Forum: Thumpers 09-14-2013, 08:54 AM
Replies: 16,169
Views: 2,516,927
Posted By Slim-Line Tonic
Good deal! you have to love the Dr Big,...

Good deal!

you have to love the Dr Big, its so easy to find on the cheap:D
Forum: EMEA 09-10-2013, 09:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 505
Posted By Slim-Line Tonic
Renting/Hiring in Iceland?

Is this Possible at all? Anyone know of a good address? I may head ther in mide october and so i've been looking at this possibility

any thoughts welcome!


Max.
Forum: EMEA 09-09-2013, 05:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 758
Posted By Slim-Line Tonic
Nice place, for sure- When you fly out of Tegel...

Nice place, for sure- When you fly out of Tegel airport (Heading west) you can see the factory from the sky.

I advise it if you have a chance. For sure, Berlin is the home of Biking in Germany-...
Forum: EMEA 09-03-2013, 01:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 480
Posted By Slim-Line Tonic
thanks for the info, i'm still looking at what to...

thanks for the info, i'm still looking at what to do, hopefully should have my route planned over the next couple of weeks!
Forum: EMEA 09-01-2013, 11:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 480
Posted By Slim-Line Tonic
Berlin-Kiev in late sept, anyone up for it?

Looking at a visit around Kyiv and the Dnieper valley around Chernobyl..... anyone done this before? Any advice? Which road to go for good landscape? Anyone interested in joining?
I'm doing a bit...
Forum: EMEA 08-30-2013, 03:02 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,669
Posted By Slim-Line Tonic
Sounds good.. we'll be waiting for some picss

Sounds good.. we'll be waiting for some picss
Forum: Trip Planning 06-14-2013, 07:31 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 15,515
Posted By Slim-Line Tonic
Definately an interesting topic because I do like...

Definately an interesting topic because I do like to have a top box, but i find it easier to strap a bag on the top plate instead (It's more flexible if you keep your stuff in there)

Weight can...
Forum: EMEA 05-18-2013, 12:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,324
Posted By Slim-Line Tonic
I'd be up for that. Would love to join, i will...

I'd be up for that. Would love to join, i will have to sort out some dates but this is a trip i've planned as well for some time.

I recently did follow some of your itenary (from Budapest to Koln)...
Forum: EMEA 05-18-2013, 12:13 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,883
Posted By Slim-Line Tonic
Yes.... as Mr Lover Lover points out, 1300km...

Yes.... as Mr Lover Lover points out, 1300km (some of which are through the mountains) in a day might be a bit too over-optimistic... With a pillion you always need to take it easy too... there's too...
Forum: EMEA 05-18-2013, 12:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 572
Posted By Slim-Line Tonic
<a...

<a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/61664897@N04/8750399175/" title="Combourg, France by MAX ATTAX, on Flickr"><img src="http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7374/8750399175_0e67f411ee_c.jpg" width="800"...
Forum: EMEA 05-18-2013, 11:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 572
Posted By Slim-Line Tonic
If this is part of your trip, i would recommend...

If this is part of your trip, i would recommend Northern Brittany, especially around St Malo.

I'm giving a bit of an opinion here more than anything else but this is one of the most beautiful...
Forum: Thumpers 05-13-2013, 03:17 PM
Replies: 22,333
Views: 2,749,568
Posted By Slim-Line Tonic
Hmm, how many litres in this tank? is it 23?...

Hmm,

how many litres in this tank? is it 23?

thought i saw it on the web to fit a dommie...:clap

Nice going on your xr!
Forum: Ride reports 05-13-2013, 02:43 PM
Replies: 1,952
Views: 631,864
Posted By Slim-Line Tonic
What a blast-all the best for the rest!

What a blast-all the best for the rest!
Forum: Thumpers 05-13-2013, 01:54 AM
Replies: 3,959
Views: 945,516
Posted By Slim-Line Tonic
Thanks for the info- i actually figured out it...

Thanks for the info- i actually figured out it might have been more effective to change the whole head, despite the valves being ok. Would anyone know if a 1998 dommie head fits on an 89 engine?
Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2013, 06:38 AM
Replies: 3,959
Views: 945,516
Posted By Slim-Line Tonic
Nice addition! Welcome !

Nice addition!

Welcome !
Forum: Trip Planning 05-09-2013, 04:25 AM
Replies: 330
Views: 64,996
Posted By Slim-Line Tonic
I find myself in a similar situation from time to...

I find myself in a similar situation from time to time, asking myself what to do- we all need finance to live and a career to fulfill us inside, but if we had the material means, i think a lot of us...
Forum: Ride reports 05-06-2013, 11:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,698
Posted By Slim-Line Tonic
Made it back to London. Time to Return the...

Made it back to London. Time to Return the Bandit.
<a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/61664897@N04/8711177115/" title="Bandit 650s by MAX ATTAX, on Flickr"><img...
Forum: Ride reports 05-06-2013, 09:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,698
Posted By Slim-Line Tonic
Budapest to London (Via Vienna) I started to...

Budapest to London (Via Vienna)

I started to head back towards London. This was the longest leg of the Journey, going through Vienna, Nürnberg, Frankfurt, Brussels and London. I left Budapest...
Forum: Ride reports 05-06-2013, 08:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,698
Posted By Slim-Line Tonic
Later during the week, we took a stroll round...

Later during the week, we took a stroll round Szentendre, located about 20 km north of Budapest. Here, the Danube commences its bend north west towards Gyor and Bratislava.
<a...
Forum: Ride reports 05-06-2013, 07:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,698
Posted By Slim-Line Tonic
Cool2 Now we're up on Castle hill. The first of May...

Now we're up on Castle hill. The first of May festivities are in full swing. Its 26 Degrees, Full sunshine, the streets are buzzing:wink:
<a...
Forum: Ride reports 05-06-2013, 07:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,698
Posted By Slim-Line Tonic
Good morning Budapest:D <a...

Good morning Budapest:D
<a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/61664897@N04/8712246522/" title="Good morning Pest! by MAX ATTAX, on Flickr"><img...
Forum: Ride reports 05-06-2013, 06:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,698
Posted By Slim-Line Tonic
Berlin to Budapest I set off on Monday to...

Berlin to Budapest

I set off on Monday to head on the central European route of dreams... ...
Forum: Ride reports 05-06-2013, 05:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,698
Posted By Slim-Line Tonic
Oh No, i'm not dead yet! Unfortunately i had...

Oh No, i'm not dead yet!

Unfortunately i had not been able to write any of the content for the last week or so because of lack of internet.... so anyway, here is how the rest of the week went!
Forum: Ride reports 04-29-2013, 04:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,698
Posted By Slim-Line Tonic
So yesterday, a friend and I went on a small tour...

So yesterday, a friend and I went on a small tour in Berlin. The truth is, it's not first time coming this year, so the city is becoming familiar. We took a trip downtown,
<a...
Forum: Ride reports 04-28-2013, 04:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,698
Posted By Slim-Line Tonic
London to Berlin (Friday) The day started...

London to Berlin (Friday)

The day started well: rain kept me going slow on the way to Dover. Thankfully i made it, with a pair of wet socks on my feet!
<a...
Forum: Ride reports 04-25-2013, 05:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,698
Posted By Slim-Line Tonic
Small outing in spring: London to Budapest via Berlin.

Howdy

initially i had planned this as a multi stage trip through various cities, including Belgrade, Zagreb and Sofia-this trip had to be cut short (apparently a friend of my is getting married,...
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2013, 01:48 PM
Replies: 3,959
Views: 945,516
Posted By Slim-Line Tonic
Thanks pal!! I'm trying to stay calm and patient...

Thanks pal!! I'm trying to stay calm and patient but i'm really struggling to find bits for the dommie in good condition!!!

Well, here's brief update on things:

The cam + head was taken off...
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