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Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 9,851
Views: 1,542,417
Posted By TobyG
Check out the Magura X-Line bars, not the...

Check out the Magura X-Line bars, not the cheapest option out there, but sturdy as hell.

The EX model should be fairly close to the stock G650X bars, if I am not mistaken.



When I first...
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2015, 04:14 PM
Replies: 16,772
Views: 2,107,982
Posted By TobyG
Holy cow :O For that price he might as well...

Holy cow :O

For that price he might as well buy a used twin spark GS and part it out.




Another option: Check with f650gsa (also a member on ADVrider, IIRC):...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-17-2015, 06:26 AM
Replies: 357
Views: 51,685
Posted By TobyG
Rox risers. A very similar design is offered by...

Rox risers.
A very similar design is offered by SW Motech, the PowerMadd 475 is also worth a look.
I installed the latter over a year ago.





And I got to agree with avc: Keep the videos...
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2015, 08:07 PM
Replies: 5,745
Views: 1,215,263
Posted By TobyG
IMO you should be good, with that much clearance....

IMO you should be good, with that much clearance.

I'm running the wires for the kickstand kill switch much closer (~1.5cm/0.6in max) to the header on my bike (not a G650X, but almost :lol3) with...
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2015, 03:28 PM
Replies: 16,528
Views: 2,787,991
Posted By TobyG
If you cannot find anything locally (Qld =...

If you cannot find anything locally (Qld = Qeensland?), check with Stefan Hessler - I am sure he's got the parts you need:


http://www.dr-big-shop.de/BIG_Vergaser.html


(you can switch the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 9,851
Views: 1,542,417
Posted By TobyG
Looks an awful lot like a F650GS Dakar...

Looks an awful lot like a F650GS Dakar windshield, maybe slighty modified?
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 16,772
Views: 2,107,982
Posted By TobyG
It does also accept relays because it uses 280...

It does also accept relays because it uses 280 footprint devices!
So you'll have to get some mini blade fuses instead of the regular ATO fuses!

Here's a link to the relay I put in:...
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 16,772
Views: 2,107,982
Posted By TobyG
Another alternative (more of an alternative to...

Another alternative (more of an alternative to what Linus is/was looking to install) is the Littelfuse HWB18 (click me)...
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 5,327
Views: 787,707
Posted By TobyG
Nevermind my last reply, check your private...

Nevermind my last reply, check your private messages, I found a rear tank :D
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2015, 03:40 PM
Replies: 5,327
Views: 787,707
Posted By TobyG
Hey, sure I remember you :) Currently...

Hey,
sure I remember you :)

Currently running a fairly soft supension setup in the front, by the way,
took some of the fork spring spacers out, I only left one in each fork leg, roughly 6mm...
Forum: Thumpers 03-07-2015, 06:01 AM
Replies: 16,772
Views: 2,107,982
Posted By TobyG
Check out the Motobatt MB12U, so far I only...

Check out the Motobatt MB12U,
so far I only heard good things about it.
Forum: Thumpers 03-03-2015, 09:28 PM
Replies: 16,772
Views: 2,107,982
Posted By TobyG
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Forum: Thumpers 03-03-2015, 08:53 PM
Replies: 7,917
Views: 1,274,367
Posted By TobyG
Take the engine out and you will manage to get it...

Take the engine out and you will manage to get it to less than a hundred kg, even!


No really,
the Xchallenge won't get much lighter, at all, there's not much that could be taken off.
All that...
Forum: Thumpers 03-03-2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 16,772
Views: 2,107,982
Posted By TobyG
Sure it'd have been more expensive, but there's...

Sure it'd have been more expensive, but there's not that many parts that they would have had to change.
Different triples, front brake caliper adapter + brake line, front axle, triple clamps, forks...
Forum: Thumpers 03-03-2015, 01:35 AM
Replies: 16,772
Views: 2,107,982
Posted By TobyG
Shortly after I bought mine (that was almost...

Shortly after I bought mine (that was almost three years ago now :eek1).

http://img27.imageshack.us/img27/2153/77u4.gif


Mind you, I am cheating a little, the bike being a couple kg lighter...
Forum: Racing 02-28-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 2,436
Views: 509,525
Posted By TobyG
This is what the reverse image search came up...

This is what the reverse image search came up with:

http://www.rallybikecenter.nl/webshop/cs001.html
Forum: Thumpers 02-17-2015, 04:05 PM
Replies: 9,851
Views: 1,542,417
Posted By TobyG
Shhhhh: DVD drives can read CDs, too ;) :augie

Shhhhh: DVD drives can read CDs, too ;)
:augie
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2015, 12:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 334
Posted By TobyG
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Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2015, 01:01 AM
Replies: 16,772
Views: 2,107,982
Posted By TobyG
The T63's shouldn't do too bad of a job in snow, ...

The T63's shouldn't do too bad of a job in snow,
I am running AC10's front and rear (I don't think the rear is available in 17", though),
while I love them offroad, they won't last long on road,...
Forum: Thumpers 02-01-2015, 10:38 PM
Replies: 16,772
Views: 2,107,982
Posted By TobyG
My experience with sand is somewhat limited, ...

My experience with sand is somewhat limited,
but from what I can say, it is quite similar, yes.

But it depends on the kind of snow, the wet, heavy snow we get around here is what makes it...
Forum: Thumpers 02-01-2015, 08:00 PM
Replies: 16,772
Views: 2,107,982
Posted By TobyG
Amateur! Who needs snow chains ? 0.5 bar...

Amateur!
Who needs snow chains ?

0.5 bar pressure front and rear and you're good to go! :D


http://i.imgur.com/vXu8gSq.jpg


http://i.imgur.com/GhkEyOS.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 01-21-2015, 08:58 AM
Replies: 16,772
Views: 2,107,982
Posted By TobyG
Thanks! I used the Touratech ones, but in...

Thanks!

I used the Touratech ones, but in the long run I was looking for an cheaper alternative,
looked at the venhill kits, too, but I still hoped there'd be a universal one available that would...
Forum: Thumpers 01-21-2015, 01:53 AM
Replies: 16,772
Views: 2,107,982
Posted By TobyG
Is that an off-the-shelf throttle cable ? If...

Is that an off-the-shelf throttle cable ?
If so, got a part number :ear ?
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2015, 03:15 AM
Replies: 16,772
Views: 2,107,982
Posted By TobyG
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Forum: Racing 01-08-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,491
Posted By TobyG
Very nice work, hats off to you! :clap ...

Very nice work, hats off to you! :clap



I wonder if there's any advantage over using a carbon-kevlar-carbon sandwich instead of going straight for a carbon/kevlar mixed fabric, other than looks...
Forum: Racing 01-05-2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 6,598
Posted By TobyG
STAGE 3 - 6 JANUARY SAN JUAN - CHILECITO ...

STAGE 3 - 6 JANUARY
SAN JUAN - CHILECITO
SPECIAL: 220 KM


#1 Barreda
#2 Coma
#3 Viladoms
Forum: Racing 01-04-2015, 10:10 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 6,598
Posted By TobyG
STAGE 2 - 5 JANUARY VILLA CARLOS PAZ - SAN JUAN...

STAGE 2 - 5 JANUARY
VILLA CARLOS PAZ - SAN JUAN
SPECIAL: 518 KM

#1:Barreda
#2:Coma
#3:Sunderland
Forum: Racing 01-03-2015, 07:09 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 6,598
Posted By TobyG
2015 DAKAR RALLYSTAGE 1 - 4 JANUARY BUENOS...

2015 DAKAR RALLYSTAGE 1 - 4 JANUARY
BUENOS AIRES - VILLA CARLOS PAZ
SPECIAL: 175 KM

#1:Barreda
#2:Coma
#3:Sunderland
Forum: Racing 01-02-2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 32,614
Posted By TobyG
Definitely gonna keep an eye one the 4-50 this...

Definitely gonna keep an eye one the 4-50 this year, great to hear that you got it to the start line, after all!




The rear/side tank attaches to the right passenger peg mount, the left mount...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-22-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 4,214
Views: 1,055,463
Posted By TobyG
Not quite an old structure, but I recently found...

Not quite an old structure, but I recently found an old Volkswagen T1 in the woods...anybody looking for a winter project?
:lol3


http://i.imgur.com/J9FIiKF.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 12-17-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 5,327
Views: 787,707
Posted By TobyG
You sure? :P No idea what the spacing on...

You sure? :P


No idea what the spacing on the YZ triples is, remember I got a WP fork with TT triples!
Forum: Thumpers 12-17-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 5,327
Views: 787,707
Posted By TobyG
I've got an even better idea, I'm just gonna PM...

I've got an even better idea, I'm just gonna PM dansin my address so he can ship that useless, heavy steering dampener to me, I might mount it on my triple, as the front is too light anyways. The...
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2014, 01:57 AM
Replies: 16,772
Views: 2,107,982
Posted By TobyG
Mo, ich hab die Magura 312, die 314 ist die...

Mo, ich hab die Magura 312, die 314 ist die Plastikvariante, die der Ray an der Rallye hat.
So oder so, den Gaszug kannst du umhängen, entweder auf Enduro oder auf Cross,
der Gasweg ist zwar...
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 16,772
Views: 2,107,982
Posted By TobyG
Oh by the way, I think you forgot to post a...

Oh by the way,
I think you forgot to post a picture of your finished bike, didn't you? :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 16,772
Views: 2,107,982
Posted By TobyG
Hey, I can help ya out with a couple pics from my...

Hey, I can help ya out with a couple pics from my short ride today, hope that's gonna make you feel better...maybe :D


Started my ride on an already known track, right after it started snowing
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-10-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 1,756
Views: 476,361
Posted By TobyG
Not the first snow this season, but the first...

Not the first snow this season, but the first snow I've ridden in this season.

There'd already been some snowfall once I got to my garage,
and it only got better from there on :)

...
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 9,851
Views: 1,542,417
Posted By TobyG
Are you sure that the bajonet thing you are...

Are you sure that the bajonet thing you are seeing is not just the bulbs' socket? :D
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2014, 03:56 AM
Replies: 1,641
Views: 342,413
Posted By TobyG
Pics pics pics. Please :D Your bike,...

Pics pics pics.

Please :D

Your bike, other customers' bikes, whatever you can get :wink:
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-08-2014, 01:33 AM
Replies: 776
Views: 235,254
Posted By TobyG
Took a spontaneous ride on sunday to try and find...

Took a spontaneous ride on sunday to try and find a couple new paths,
can't say that I'd been disappointed :wink:

http://i.imgur.com/U9nmaMR.jpg


Note to self: Buy a cheap, used...
Forum: Thumpers 12-07-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 16,772
Views: 2,107,982
Posted By TobyG
Ok, let's start with age and/or mileage related...

Ok, let's start with age and/or mileage related problems:

-water pump seals failing, there a weep hole und the waterpump cover (front left side of the engine),
if there's water and/or oil...
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