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Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 05-02-2013, 01:10 PM
Replies: 22,693
Views: 6,881,445
Posted By JoHS
Welcome! The simple answer: "They all do that,...

Welcome!
The simple answer: "They all do that, Sir."
It´s normal behaviour. Something to do with cold air flowing over the hot pipes, but I´m no expert in this topic (either).
Forum: Vendors 05-01-2013, 03:47 AM
Replies: 2,553
Views: 871,959
Posted By JoHS
Just ordered a couple. Thanks you for serving, GB.

Just ordered a couple. Thanks you for serving, GB.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-10-2013, 12:44 PM
Replies: 1,360
Views: 751,819
Posted By JoHS
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8396/8638640782_82d3...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8396/8638640782_82d3f499aa_h_d.jpg
Vestkapp, Selje, Norway
N062.188851,E005.129982
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 04-07-2013, 04:10 AM
Replies: 22,693
Views: 6,881,445
Posted By JoHS
1140?

Hi all. I need a vacation to read this thread. Love your mods. It's been years since the last time I was into this forum.
After sitting on the scrambler fence for some time, it was last years Rumble...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 05-04-2011, 01:09 PM
Replies: 781
Views: 232,336
Posted By JoHS
Thanks. :beer I do understand that several...

Thanks. :beer
I do understand that several around here has moved on, but I'm not ready - yet.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 05-03-2011, 03:36 PM
Replies: 781
Views: 232,336
Posted By JoHS
Nice bikes! Last week, my caponord got a valve...

Nice bikes!
Last week, my caponord got a valve clearance check, new cooling liquid, a new battery, new air filter, wire mod (better charging), fuel quick connects (thanks olie/stu_o) and got rid of...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-21-2007, 04:18 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,976
Posted By JoHS
I used to shop around for the black...

I used to shop around for the black 2005.5-version (new seat and some other details) but:
1. it was hard to find
2. it fell into a strange price segment

The (then) new 1200GS would have put me...
Forum: Thumpers 12-09-2006, 04:30 AM
Replies: 2,048
Views: 715,736
Posted By JoHS
nice bike/head-lamp setup!

nice bike/head-lamp setup!
Forum: Thumpers 12-07-2006, 11:56 AM
Replies: 2,048
Views: 715,736
Posted By JoHS
The bags worked like a charm. Stuffed with shoes,...

The bags worked like a charm. Stuffed with shoes, food, tools and so on, they didn't move (maybe except when jumping? :evil ).
I didn't fix them to the bike in the "low" position - just slung them...
Forum: Thumpers 12-02-2006, 01:14 PM
Replies: 2,048
Views: 715,736
Posted By JoHS
Here is my 2000 XR650R. Found it last year with...

Here is my 2000 XR650R. Found it last year with 80km on the clock :rofl
"road gearing/sprockets", öhlins shock, rack-it, acerbis sahara/cyclope, sheep-mod, tkc80s, oxford sport luggage, drybag on...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-02-2006, 12:41 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 34,014
Posted By JoHS
I picked up a well looked after example in the...

I picked up a well looked after example in the Netherlands in June and rode it home with a missus on the back. (always wondered how it is to order a one-way flight.) The bike still has original tires...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-08-2006, 03:22 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 16,465
Posted By JoHS
Got myself a Capo Rally Raid (03) for the price...

Got myself a Capo Rally Raid (03) for the price of a new Wee. I like the switchgear on my other aprilia much better. Otherwise, it's a gem - with nice suspension, handling and power delivery (and...
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2006, 04:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,341
Posted By JoHS
43L tank?

Anyone?
the folks over at www.off-the-road.de (http://www.off-the-road.de/) are serious about fuel and equipment in general.

a 43L tank for the DR400?...
Forum: Europe 07-10-2006, 04:02 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,210
Posted By JoHS
Darn. I was there a couple of weeks ago, picking...

Darn. I was there a couple of weeks ago, picking up my Caponord (bought in Ede).
I left up north (via Durgerdam and Uitdam). Central Edam was really nice but went to Hoorn before calling it a day.
...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-07-2006, 01:39 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 21,188
Posted By JoHS
here: ...

here:
http://www.slangsvold.net/johs/advpix/capony.jpg

JoHS
Forum: Ride reports 06-29-2006, 01:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,524
Posted By JoHS
Great pictures! Route as planned (taken from...

Great pictures!

Route as planned (taken from another page):
http://www.nordkap-2006.dk/Billeder/Rute%20copy.jpg
(actual route may have been different)

JoHS
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-20-2006, 04:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,962
Posted By JoHS
All bikes will, in the wrong hands, fall apart!?!...

All bikes will, in the wrong hands, fall apart!?!
Clean and lube your Tiger and it will be just as good as anything else. :deal
It's easy to find faults and issues everywhere. I found this scheme...
Forum: Europe 06-20-2006, 03:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 984
Posted By JoHS
Looking forward to your report. I'm reading up on...

Looking forward to your report. I'm reading up on Iceland right now. Boat is leaving Norway early August. :evil

JoHS
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-18-2006, 03:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,198
Posted By JoHS
Thanks! :freaky I'll bring my camera and try...

Thanks! :freaky
I'll bring my camera and try to make something out of the return trip.

JoHS
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-15-2006, 04:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,198
Posted By JoHS
I finally went for the Caponord. -Almost in the...

I finally went for the Caponord. -Almost in the same situation as you, I wanted a bike that had spoked wheels, tubeless tyres, two-up comfort, more touring than off-road abilities, a bike that would...
Forum: Face plant 06-15-2006, 03:26 PM
Replies: 2,624
Views: 635,760
Posted By JoHS
DaleB, To me, this is "the good news"...

DaleB,

To me, this is "the good news" advrider thread... :clap
Good luck tomorrow!

JoHS
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-05-2006, 03:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,229
Posted By JoHS
I've been using the TT-mount (on XR cross-bar)...

I've been using the TT-mount (on XR cross-bar) with my 60CS running on batteries. It's no good to the battery terminals so I hope you are going to run it from your 12V-system. Get a wire-kit from...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Alaska & Canada 06-03-2006, 03:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 25,468
Posted By JoHS
Just what I was looking for! Thanks. (author will...

Just what I was looking for! Thanks. (author will get credit too)
(planning to take the xr up there this summer)

JoHS
Forum: Europe 06-03-2006, 07:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 780
Posted By JoHS
Looks like a nice round trip" Lofoten and the...

Looks like a nice round trip" Lofoten and the west of Norway will be good!
Bengtsfors is only an hour (45min?) from here. If I'm out, riding in the border area, I'll be looking for your party.
...
Forum: Road warriors 06-03-2006, 07:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,121
Posted By JoHS
Hi olie, -bet you're the same as the one over...

Hi olie,
-bet you're the same as the one over at aprilia forum (http://www.apriliaforum.com/forums/).

I like the same bikes as you do and I'm twisting my head for a new bike too! I come from the...
Forum: Europe 06-02-2006, 02:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 904
Posted By JoHS
-I'm buying a Michelin road map (plain old paper)...

-I'm buying a Michelin road map (plain old paper) at the first petrol station in a new country - but then I'm bad at planning. -Look up in the sky and go with the best weather?

Seriously,
I'm...
Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2006, 06:30 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 11,163
Posted By JoHS
crap! really glad to hear you're both...

crap!
really glad to hear you're both "ok-ish."

You've probably got some time to check out the great attitude of DaleB in Face plant -> My number is up (if you haven't looked in there already). ...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-25-2006, 10:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,317
Posted By JoHS
Helge Pedersen is using it to feed the...

Helge Pedersen is using it to feed the Globeriders World Tour LiveJournal (http://www.globeriders.com/live!journal_main_pages/gwt06_journal_main.shtml) services.
In fact, they are on tour with this...
Forum: Thumpers 05-23-2006, 12:18 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 48,423
Posted By JoHS
Good point! JoHS

Good point!

JoHS
Forum: Thumpers 05-23-2006, 12:17 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 48,423
Posted By JoHS
From Honda EPC (EU-bike selected): ...

From Honda EPC (EU-bike selected):
http://www.slangsvold.net/johs/advpix/xrframe.gif
http://www.slangsvold.net/johs/advpix/xrfender.gif

JoHS
Forum: Thumpers 05-22-2006, 11:59 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 48,423
Posted By JoHS
http://www.slangsvold.net/johs/advpix/2006_0522%20...

http://www.slangsvold.net/johs/advpix/2006_0522%20001.jpg
http://www.slangsvold.net/johs/advpix/2006_0522%20002.jpg

To me, it looks like a simple U-bend support frame to hold turn signals,...
Forum: Thumpers 05-22-2006, 03:17 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 48,423
Posted By JoHS
here is the eu subframe that i forgot to post: ...

here is the eu subframe that i forgot to post:
http://www.slangsvold.net/johs/advpix/2006_0522%20004.jpg

http://www.slangsvold.net/johs/advpix/2006_0522%20005.jpg
not the best angle, but it's a...
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2006, 02:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,018
Posted By JoHS
Thanks, and yes indeed. Suddenly he, like...

Thanks, and yes indeed.
Suddenly he, like "with nothing further a'do" - brings out a really nice primary inner cover that fits perfectly...
I've just finished putting a Renthal bar and a Öhlins...
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2006, 01:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,018
Posted By JoHS
An engine that has high torque at low rpm, and...

An engine that has high torque at low rpm, and very low fuel usage has to be the future of rtw-hardware. No worries about finding high octane un-lead gas.
Squeeze some flowers on the tank and go....
Forum: Thumpers 05-18-2006, 02:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,018
Posted By JoHS
Riding on salad oil

-couldn't locate the diesel section so I put it in here. :evil

This (http://www.altmann.haan.de/riding_on_salad_oil/) is the story of a very handy german(?) who knows a thing or two about...
Forum: Europe 05-17-2006, 01:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,245
Posted By JoHS
Incoming ride report with pics?? :ear :evil ...

Incoming ride report with pics?? :ear
:evil

JoHS
Forum: GS Boxers 05-16-2006, 03:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,975
Posted By JoHS
The gpsmap 60-series seems to be doing almost...

The gpsmap 60-series seems to be doing almost everything - except talking to you like the big'uns?
It has big enough(?) memory for map storage, does the routing stuff, show you signs to turn...
Forum: Ride reports 05-15-2006, 10:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,936
Posted By JoHS
LOL, Tom Jones "Green green grass of home" spring...

LOL, Tom Jones "Green green grass of home" spring to mind (for several reasons) - thanks for your visit!
Darn. What a wake up call. When reading all these ride reports from all over the globe -...
Forum: Vendors 05-11-2006, 10:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 16,765
Posted By JoHS
-just got the 3 x 4 model from forrest' business...

-just got the 3 x 4 model from forrest' business today (great service forrest!) to mount in the upper rear light on the xr650r. I have the D/S-kitted EU-brp, but the rear is butt ugly with all the...
Forum: Europe 04-24-2006, 02:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 607
Posted By JoHS
Norway - National Tourist Routes

When searching for the "new" Trollstigen I stumbled upon our National Tourist Routes here (http://www.turistveg.no/index.asp?lang=eng).
A nice little app that is split between the mentioned "NTR"...
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