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Forum: Thumpers 09-20-2014, 02:18 PM
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Posted By duibhceK
Well, to be honest, you're not the first to ask...

Well, to be honest, you're not the first to ask about that. In fact I did plan to do a small report, after finishing a report on the same trip on a local Belgian forum. I figured sharing some of our...
Forum: Thumpers 09-19-2014, 09:04 AM
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Posted By duibhceK
http://www.cafehusky.com/threads/scheffelmeier-bas...

http://www.cafehusky.com/threads/scheffelmeier-bash-plate-and-sw-motech-crash-bars-installation.39265/
:D
Forum: Thumpers 09-19-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 5,048
Views: 589,126
Posted By duibhceK
Utterly useless. You can't even do something...

Utterly useless. You can't even do something basic as remove the front or rear will with the "tools" in that kit. The only thing I kept from it was the spark plug socket.
Forum: Thumpers 09-18-2014, 11:32 PM
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Posted By duibhceK
Thanks. These were all taken during our trip...

Thanks.
These were all taken during our trip through the Balkans this summer. We rode Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Albania and Kosovo. We had planned to get into Serbia as well, but...
Forum: Thumpers 09-18-2014, 11:29 PM
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Posted By duibhceK
That depends on which of the 2 bikes you are...

That depends on which of the 2 bikes you are referring to.
My gf has a Husky OEM bashplate ans SW Motech crash bars. It was on there when we bought the bike.
I use a Scheffelmeier Metall bashplate...
Forum: Thumpers 09-15-2014, 03:37 PM
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Posted By duibhceK
It's not really a Terra vs Strada thing, it's an...

It's not really a Terra vs Strada thing, it's an ABS thing. Terras with ABS have the same clearance issue with the brake line elbow.
Forum: Thumpers 09-15-2014, 11:41 AM
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Posted By duibhceK
Still riding around as well. 16000km since last...

Still riding around as well. 16000km since last December.

Most of it around these places:
http://destinationworld.smugmug.com/Back-to-the-Balkans-2014/i-Db6qv4b/1/L/IMG_0698-L.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 09-15-2014, 11:06 AM
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Posted By duibhceK
I installed a DID chain and JT sprockets last...

I installed a DID chain and JT sprockets last week. 112 links chain for original 16/47 sprocket combo.
Forum: Thumpers 09-15-2014, 05:05 AM
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Posted By duibhceK
:stupid

:stupid
Forum: Thumpers 09-14-2014, 12:48 PM
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Posted By duibhceK
As mentioned by others already, no problem at...

As mentioned by others already, no problem at all. I do it all the time.
Forum: Thumpers 09-14-2014, 01:02 AM
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Posted By duibhceK
3300 miles does indeed sound very low mileage for...

3300 miles does indeed sound very low mileage for those tyres.

But that being said it is hard to draw conclusions from other people's mileage as there are a number of factors that are often not...
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2014, 03:13 PM
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Posted By duibhceK
Good info. :thumb thanks!

Good info. :thumb
thanks!
Forum: Europe 08-29-2014, 10:13 AM
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Posted By duibhceK
superb weekend, indeed! thanks for inviting us...

superb weekend, indeed!
thanks for inviting us over again Steve. :clap

I'd post some pictures, but I'm too busy preparing for a trip to France :freaky:lol3
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2014, 02:34 AM
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Posted By duibhceK
ABS Terras have teh same clearance issues as the...

ABS Terras have teh same clearance issues as the Strada. Easily mitigated with some clever use of spacers and longer bolts.
Forum: Thumpers 08-26-2014, 08:40 AM
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Posted By duibhceK
I still think it should be possible to replace...

I still think it should be possible to replace the banjo bolt on the caliper side with a banjo that has a pressure switch.
Forum: Europe 08-20-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,430
Posted By duibhceK
There's also a very nice camp site between Koplik...

There's also a very nice camp site between Koplik and Shkoder called "Lake Shkodra Resort". The name is a bit grand, but it does have the lounge chairs and straw parasols, right on the banks of lake...
Forum: Europe 08-20-2014, 01:27 AM
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Views: 1,430
Posted By duibhceK
I noticed this as well. A lot of road works going...

I noticed this as well. A lot of road works going on. End of June they were already pretty far with laying down the foundations for a tarmaced road from Koplik to Theth, or at least the first part of...
Forum: Europe 08-19-2014, 02:50 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,430
Posted By duibhceK
Maybe have a look at the Freytag & Berndt maps as...

Maybe have a look at the Freytag & Berndt maps as well. In combination with Openstreetmap they served us well so far in that region.
Forum: Europe 08-10-2014, 01:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,621
Posted By duibhceK
Nice job, Paul! and thanks for sharing the...

Nice job, Paul!
and thanks for sharing the story and pics with us.
Forum: Europe 08-08-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,143
Posted By duibhceK
:stupid TDM900. Extremely reliable, more power...

:stupid
TDM900. Extremely reliable, more power for 2-up riding than Deauville or Transalp. Lighter, more nimble and definitely more economical on fuel than a Varadero. Comfortable for long distance...
Forum: Thumpers 08-06-2014, 07:02 AM
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Posted By duibhceK
it seems that most of you are using 10w40 instead...

it seems that most of you are using 10w40 instead of the 10w50 that is specified in the workshop manual?
Forum: Ride reports 07-27-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 76,127
Posted By duibhceK
Don't want to hijack Gliga's thread, so check...

Don't want to hijack Gliga's thread, so check your PM for the link. :deal
Forum: Ride reports 07-27-2014, 03:04 AM
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Views: 76,127
Posted By duibhceK
They're coming :evil Currently still working on...

They're coming :evil
Currently still working on a ride report on a local Belgian forum, but we'll do a small report here on ADV as well some time soon.

It's great to see some familiar sites again...
Forum: Ride reports 07-26-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 76,127
Posted By duibhceK
:clap Most excellent report, Gliga! and...

:clap
Most excellent report, Gliga!

and thanks again for your help in getting my own routes together. We had a wonderful time in June, even though we weren't able to ride everything according to...
Forum: Thumpers 07-18-2014, 11:03 PM
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Posted By duibhceK
My girlfriend put 14.5 litres in hers after a...

My girlfriend put 14.5 litres in hers after a long trail in Croatia a few weeks back. Filled not even to the top of the red spout.
Forum: Europe 07-15-2014, 02:11 AM
Replies: 511
Views: 34,683
Posted By duibhceK
The LYBI designation has nothing to do with...

The LYBI designation has nothing to do with Libya, it is the ICAO designation for Zeljava air base. (I had to look that up myself after I saw it on that plane when we were there :D)
Forum: Thumpers 07-15-2014, 01:42 AM
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Posted By duibhceK
That's what I would do

That's what I would do
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2014, 09:35 AM
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Posted By duibhceK
I think the problem is that from stock the TR65O...

I think the problem is that from stock the TR65O is lean in low RPMs but relatively richer in higher RPMs. The AF-XIED has some advantages over the temp sensor-based mods, but it still enrichens the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2014, 03:41 PM
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Posted By duibhceK
Why not put it at the brake side if the master...

Why not put it at the brake side if the master cylinder does not have a banjo?
Forum: Europe 07-08-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 511
Views: 34,683
Posted By duibhceK
That looks a lot like Prokosko: ...

That looks a lot like Prokosko:
http://destinationworld.smugmug.com/Back-to-the-Balkans-2014/i-5DBV3Bz/0/L/FILE0314-L.jpg

Anyway, great report again Matt. Please don't stop! :clap
Forum: Europe 07-08-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 511
Views: 34,683
Posted By duibhceK
It's in dutch on a Belgian forum :evil But we...

It's in dutch on a Belgian forum :evil
But we may still start an English one on ADV somewhere later on :deal
Forum: Europe 07-08-2014, 01:14 AM
Replies: 511
Views: 34,683
Posted By duibhceK
Montenegro, together with Southern Bosnia and...

Montenegro, together with Southern Bosnia and Northern Albania were the absolute highlights of our own Balkans trip last month. :clap

Piva canyon is gorgeous indeed and coming from the Bosnian...
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 3,540
Views: 698,615
Posted By duibhceK
Let me add to that: it took 370km of mixed...

Let me add to that: it took 370km of mixed tarmac, gravel road and unpaved mountain trails in Croatia before I could get almost 14l of fuel in the tank last week.
Forum: Europe 06-12-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 511
Views: 34,683
Posted By duibhceK
Yep, Zeljava is very impressive. Sofie and I were...

Yep, Zeljava is very impressive. Sofie and I were there yesterday morning (now in Sarajevo), after a Serbian guy we met last year had told us about it. He sounded like he actually had served there in...
Forum: Thumpers 06-06-2014, 12:37 AM
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Posted By duibhceK
That would be very useful, Charlie.

That would be very useful, Charlie.
Forum: Europe 06-03-2014, 11:33 AM
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Views: 532
Posted By duibhceK
The camp site near SOrt that Possu mentioned is...

The camp site near SOrt that Possu mentioned is nice.
There's also a very nice camp site between Pont de Suert and Vilaller called Alta Ribagorça
Forum: Ride reports 06-03-2014, 04:09 AM
Replies: 347
Views: 76,127
Posted By duibhceK
Great intel, thanks!

Great intel, thanks!
Forum: Europe 06-02-2014, 04:55 AM
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Views: 664
Posted By duibhceK
these could give you some ideas: ...

these could give you some ideas:
http://www.adv-tracks.com/category/croatia/
Forum: Ride reports 05-29-2014, 04:24 AM
Replies: 347
Views: 76,127
Posted By duibhceK
If you can, please keep us informed on the state...

If you can, please keep us informed on the state of the roads and trails after all the floods. We're leaving in 10 days. :clap
Forum: Europe 05-16-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 511
Views: 34,683
Posted By duibhceK
I hope you guys won't suffer too much from the...

I hope you guys won't suffer too much from the aftermath of the floods in Bosnia and the late snow in Montenegro.
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