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Forum: Thumpers 10-20-2014, 03:13 PM
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Posted By Barnman
Thanks Don, You have just saved me from an...

Thanks Don,

You have just saved me from an expensive ebay impulse purchase. I need to look for the later one
Forum: Thumpers 10-20-2014, 04:02 AM
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Posted By Barnman
Whats the difference between the2 31-LITER TOP...

Whats the difference between the2 31-LITER TOP CASE versions?

71-60-7-653-846 - F650GS/GSD, F650CS (For 2004 Model year and earlier)

71 60 7 681 974 - F650GS/GSD (For 2005 Model year and...
Forum: Thumpers 10-17-2014, 12:07 PM
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Posted By Barnman
The Balkans - An adventure bike nirvana, and the...

The Balkans - An adventure bike nirvana, and the Dakar was just perfect for the job :D:D:D

I have just returned from a trip, which I would class as the best riding trip I have ever done. It...
Forum: Thumpers 09-17-2014, 11:05 AM
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Posted By Barnman
Go buy a lottery ticket! :D That's not bad...

Go buy a lottery ticket! :D

That's not bad going for 100K. Was the 100K Km or miles?
Forum: Thumpers 09-16-2014, 03:44 AM
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Posted By Barnman
I did wonder what had happened. As I have...

I did wonder what had happened. As I have bottomed my forks with the F800 fender with no issues.
Forum: Thumpers 09-13-2014, 04:18 AM
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Posted By Barnman
Its just a 3 week trip. The reason for shipping...

Its just a 3 week trip. The reason for shipping the bike is to save time.

I haven't done this before as I enjoy the romance of riding my bike to the destination, somehow it feels like cheating to...
Forum: Thumpers 09-13-2014, 04:13 AM
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Posted By Barnman
The shipper

The shipper
Forum: Thumpers 09-12-2014, 10:35 AM
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Posted By Barnman
:rofl:rofl:rofl All of the above ...

:rofl:rofl:rofl

All of the above

Starting in Italy, then ferry to Greece and on to Albania, Macedonia, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia. In the mountains and off road as much as possible...
Forum: Thumpers 09-12-2014, 10:00 AM
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Posted By Barnman
Some pictures for the hell of it (Trying to save...

Some pictures for the hell of it (Trying to save us from the climate debate :D)

A before and after shot, as my bike gets shipped for a little adventure
...
Forum: Europe 09-08-2014, 03:51 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,024
Posted By Barnman
Thanks Galba Looks like you had a good trip,...

Thanks Galba

Looks like you had a good trip, but was maybe unlucky with the weather?
Forum: Europe 09-04-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 32
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Posted By Barnman
Yes, that's vaguely the correct area. Thanks...

Yes, that's vaguely the correct area.

Thanks for the offer, but my trip starts next week. And this weekend is fully committed to a bunk barn near keswick for a green laning weekend.
Forum: Europe 09-04-2014, 05:29 AM
Replies: 32
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Posted By Barnman
So any particular places of note Chris? I am...

So any particular places of note Chris?

I am also using OSM so good to know

By the way, Iam the guy that give you a wizz around the dales and lakes once. Also bumped into you at the Austin and...
Forum: Thumpers 09-02-2014, 02:07 PM
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Posted By Barnman
Cheers - Just the job

Cheers - Just the job
Forum: Thumpers 09-02-2014, 10:20 AM
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Posted By Barnman
Where did you find these ones Dansin? They look...

Where did you find these ones Dansin? They look like they might be just the job for the KTM
Forum: Thumpers 09-01-2014, 08:58 AM
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Posted By Barnman
I have just been giving mine some TLC in...

I have just been giving mine some TLC in preparation for a trip next week*. As you probably know I have done quite a few mods on my bike so thought I would go down to the weigh station and satisfy my...
Forum: Europe 08-28-2014, 08:36 AM
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Posted By Barnman
I didn't know about that - Good spot

I didn't know about that - Good spot
Forum: Europe 08-26-2014, 08:18 AM
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Posted By Barnman
Great info - Keep it coming :clap Thanks

Great info - Keep it coming :clap

Thanks
Forum: Europe 08-21-2014, 02:10 AM
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Views: 2,024
Posted By Barnman
Thaks duibhceK, Andysr6 for the info. It all...

Thaks duibhceK, Andysr6 for the info. It all helps.
Forum: Europe 08-20-2014, 04:01 AM
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Posted By Barnman
Oh no! Its sacrilege! This is the book I...

Oh no! Its sacrilege!

This is the book I was referring to,

http://www.bebaweb.cz/albania-offroad-guide.php

Is it the same one?


I have also found another roadbook and tracks on a...
Forum: Europe 08-20-2014, 01:02 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,024
Posted By Barnman
Thanks duibhceK, Frgich I have gone with the...

Thanks duibhceK, Frgich

I have gone with the Reise-Know-How Verlag maps as they are also referenced in the Trail guide book I bought.
Forum: Europe 08-19-2014, 02:07 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,024
Posted By Barnman
Thanks Louis Your tracks are a great help....

Thanks Louis

Your tracks are a great help. I have also bought this book which has a few routes

http://www.bebaweb.cz/albania-offroad-guide.php


Should be a good trip

Mike
Forum: Europe 08-18-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,024
Posted By Barnman
Albania Maps

Hi

Looking for some pointers from anybody that has used maps in Albania.

I have Open street mapping on the satnav, and want to buy some paper maps for route planning. The sat nav is great for...
Forum: Europe 08-16-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,782
Posted By Barnman
Great photos phin I will be in that...

Great photos phin



I will be in that area next month too, searching out the trails, although I am heading up from Greece (following a ferry from Italy). You never know, our paths may cross and...
Forum: Thumpers 08-05-2014, 08:56 AM
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Posted By Barnman
BMW Engineers? :dunno I have had brake...

BMW Engineers? :dunno


I have had brake fade on the BMW setup, so wouldn't want to go any lighter. But it all depends what you intend doing with it of course. Horses for courses
Forum: Thumpers 08-04-2014, 08:12 AM
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Posted By Barnman
I have a cpc account and happy to help. Guessing...

I have a cpc account and happy to help. Guessing postage would be around 15, and take 2 weeks. Would that be a problem?
Forum: Thumpers 07-23-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 15,970
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Posted By Barnman
Easiest way to disable it, is to increase the...

Easiest way to disable it, is to increase the front sensor gap so it doesn't register. Just pack it out with washers for a very easy solution, that allows you quickly to return it to stock if you...
Forum: Thumpers 05-31-2014, 03:13 AM
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Posted By Barnman
For Wayne - Found this ECU information and...

For Wayne - Found this ECU information and thought they may be of interest to you

Connector pins (ECU)

http://www.geocities.ws/robertosat/BMS.pdf

Connector pins (socket)
...
Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2014, 09:44 AM
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Posted By Barnman
Another good one Wayne :thumb I have the...

Another good one Wayne :thumb

I have the barkbusters already fitted to the standard bar, so will transfer easily if take that approach
Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2014, 08:50 AM
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Posted By Barnman
Cheers Wayne / tomatoe333 I think Iam going...

Cheers Wayne / tomatoe333

I think Iam going to cut the ends out of an old pair of bars I have like Damian_74 did in this link

http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=24124537&postcount=13722...
Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2014, 04:37 AM
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Posted By Barnman
Thanks - I am going to go for the Renthals then...

Thanks - I am going to go for the Renthals then and save a tenner :D

Have you tried the Barkbusters Bar End Weights B66 to see if that helps?
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2014, 02:16 PM
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Posted By Barnman
thanks- I happy with the measurements - I know...

thanks- I happy with the measurements - I know what I want in that respect

I just don't know the 2 manufactures, so it's a Renthal v Pro taper opinion I am looking for.

Cheers
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2014, 07:02 AM
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Posted By Barnman
What - No opinions?

What - No opinions?
Forum: Thumpers 05-23-2014, 02:19 AM
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Posted By Barnman
:lol3 - Easily fixed and at least you know not to...

:lol3 - Easily fixed and at least you know not to use the powders coaters you first used
Forum: Thumpers 05-22-2014, 04:00 AM
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Posted By Barnman
Look good. Did you get the sprocket carrier done...

Look good. Did you get the sprocket carrier done as well?
Forum: Thumpers 05-22-2014, 03:57 AM
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Posted By Barnman
Some pictures here that might help ...

Some pictures here that might help

http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=16663921&postcount=6172
Forum: Thumpers 05-22-2014, 03:50 AM
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Posted By Barnman
Handlebars

Iam looking at upgrading the handlebars. Thinking Renthal Fat Bar RC High or, Protaper Windham / RM Mid bend.

What's you experience of Renthal and Protaper Handlebars? Are they much the same or is...
Forum: Thumpers 05-10-2014, 05:09 PM
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Posted By Barnman
Good work, very nice "The damn thing gone...

Good work, very nice

"The damn thing gone wild, bam-ba-lam" :clap
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2014, 09:54 AM
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Posted By Barnman
oh shit - just read this Hey Thomas, your...

oh shit - just read this

Hey Thomas, your not the type to be beaten - It'll be the treatable type.

Hope it works out well for you mate
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 15,970
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Posted By Barnman
Time for some pics :-)

Just had a great motorbike weekend riding with mates, and the dakar was the perfect dual sport. Rode 200 miles fully loaded, set up camp and then did the Taffy Daker. An off road motorbike...
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2014, 01:08 PM
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Posted By Barnman
Nice idea, but wouldn't work and probably result...

Nice idea, but wouldn't work and probably result in a broken chain.

Probably not a great explanation, but I'll try;

The centre of the the front and back sprockets are not a consistent distance...
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