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Forum: Thumpers 12-18-2014, 12:44 AM
Replies: 10,638
Views: 2,013,158
Posted By travelR6
do the valve adjustment on your own. its a...

do the valve adjustment on your own. its a straight forward job and you'll know that everything is in spec. get the 2013 :evil
Forum: Thumpers 11-22-2014, 05:11 AM
Replies: 8,225
Views: 2,276,240
Posted By travelR6
do any of you guys have "minimalist trip-reports"...

do any of you guys have "minimalist trip-reports" recommendations? next year i'll have a few months off and i wanna take my little 250 for a longer trip. so far i've only toured on bigger bikes and...
Forum: Thumpers 11-21-2014, 03:34 AM
Replies: 10,638
Views: 2,013,158
Posted By travelR6
sell the lrp and get a drz400sm :D Gesendet...

sell the lrp and get a drz400sm :D

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Forum: Ride reports 11-04-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 964
Views: 249,925
Posted By travelR6
nice trip report! if you haven't been there,...

nice trip report! if you haven't been there, please don't forget to ride the Route des Grandes Alpes (http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Route_des_Grandes_Alpes) - its a motorcyclists paradise. but i think...
Forum: The Garage 11-03-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 1,402
Sticky: Note to self:
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Posted By travelR6
Note to self, when doing valve adjustments and...

Note to self, when doing valve adjustments and you can't find your magnet tool, don't try using a tweezer to get the shims in/out. obviously one of those suckers slipped out of the tweezer and fell...
Forum: Thumpers 10-28-2014, 04:28 AM
Replies: 10,638
Views: 2,013,158
Posted By travelR6
everybody has to make their own experiences with...

everybody has to make their own experiences with tires, but be careful with the T63 when its wet on every surface and they suck in mudd :freaky
Forum: Thumpers 10-16-2014, 11:32 PM
Replies: 10,638
Views: 2,013,158
Posted By travelR6
i would not want to try this tire in the mudd....

i would not want to try this tire in the mudd. i'll guarantee you that you'll be all over the place :p

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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-13-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 5,480
Posted By travelR6
i've never had any supporting systems on my bikes...

i've never had any supporting systems on my bikes and when i went down none of them would have helped.

i do like to wrench on my bikes and i prefer them to be built somewhat simple. if its...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-13-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,157
Posted By travelR6
i can't help you on the gear part as i'm not...

i can't help you on the gear part as i'm not seriously commuting with my bikes, but let me tell you that maintenaince will rise if you do a lot of rain/winter riding (salt on the road). keep an eye...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-12-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 28,478
Posted By travelR6
today i've done some u-turns with spinning rear...

today i've done some u-turns with spinning rear wheel... left side is way easier as a right-side-turn :lol3. also your tip that improving ones balance will help you with offroad riding... man, should...
Forum: Thumpers 09-27-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 10,638
Views: 2,013,158
Posted By travelR6
for europeans i guess the hyperpro with the...

for europeans i guess the hyperpro with the resovoir and fully adjustable shock is the best value you can. at least if i had to get the racetech fork i'd have to order it from the US and with...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-11-2014, 03:16 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,608
Posted By travelR6
then never buy a R6 :p Gesendet von meinem...

then never buy a R6 :p

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Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 10,638
Views: 2,013,158
Posted By travelR6
well, with quite a lot of mods power is ok for...

well, with quite a lot of mods power is ok for offroad, but then your next problem might be the super soft suspension. costs add up pretty quick (don't ask how i know :freaky) and maybe better...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-10-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 28,478
Posted By travelR6
do any of you guys do some additional balance...

do any of you guys do some additional balance exercises? i've started a few days ago with a daily dose of something like this (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6PIVgUe6z3E)and it kinda opened my...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-07-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 10,493
Views: 3,446,172
Posted By travelR6
haha, i got myself a crf250l in april this year...

haha, i got myself a crf250l in april this year and i ride a r6 for almost 3 years now. when i tell people that i have as much fun riding this 23hp/140kg pig as i have with my 130hp/190kg r6, most of...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-04-2014, 11:15 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 28,478
Posted By travelR6
please stop making me want a trials bike. my...

please stop making me want a trials bike. my garage is already full and i also have no trailer to take it somewhere :cry

but seriously, thanks for making such incredible videos! allthough i'm...
Forum: Airheads 08-29-2014, 02:09 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,439
Posted By travelR6
and the best part of investing money saved by...

and the best part of investing money saved by doing repairs on your own is that tools usally last for a long time :D

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Forum: Thumpers 07-19-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 10,638
Views: 2,013,158
Posted By travelR6
got my fork seals repaired yesterday. both were...

got my fork seals repaired yesterday. both were shot after only 2500km. honda covered worktime and seals under warranty tough. their lead mechanic told me that it was an exception that honda covered...
Forum: Europe 06-20-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 926
Posted By travelR6
yep, n260 is great. nice mix between twisties and...

yep, n260 is great. nice mix between twisties and faster open roads with great scenery.

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Forum: Europe 06-20-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 849
Posted By travelR6
10-12 days i'd rather ride down to austria,...

10-12 days i'd rather ride down to austria, dolimites, switzerland in the south from east to west and down the route de grande alpes to nice and back. it will be a tight schedul but totally doable...
Forum: Europe 06-18-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,086
Posted By travelR6
in almost every country in europe wild camping is...

in almost every country in europe wild camping is forbidden. as far as i know only in the north (norway, sweden) its allowed. if you are sneaky and dont mind to go offroad a bit you can get away with...
Forum: Europe 06-17-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 926
Posted By travelR6
i'm currently riding through the pyrenees and can...

i'm currently riding through the pyrenees and can highly recommend it. i've gone from ceret all the way to san sebastian along the border france / spain and am currently on my way back more on the...
Forum: Thumpers 06-13-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 10,638
Views: 2,013,158
Posted By travelR6
wow.... i think the are quite good on dry...

wow.... i think the are quite good on dry pavement. no warm up time, just go. on wet pavement though they are extremly scetchy to say at least. lowsided in a roundabout without a warning.. front just...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-13-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 10,493
Views: 3,446,172
Posted By travelR6
got lost - mt. cenis ...

got lost - mt. cenis

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/06/14/egesugyv.jpg

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Forum: Road warriors 06-08-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 1,109
Views: 197,847
Posted By travelR6
if i'd be in the market for a new bike i'd...

if i'd be in the market for a new bike i'd definitely consider the mt07. cheap, seems well thought through if you look at the datasheet and if suspension sucks you can still upgrade this later. have...
Forum: Equipment 06-08-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 6,689
Views: 2,681,532
Posted By travelR6
packed for 3 weeks :D ...

packed for 3 weeks :D

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/06/09/ysahepu4.jpghttp://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/06/09/5ybezudu.jpg

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Forum: Thumpers 06-08-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 10,638
Views: 2,013,158
Posted By travelR6
i have never heard of the lubing splines either....

i have never heard of the lubing splines either. i checked the service manual of my crf250l and on my yamaha r6 and could not find any information about that. also i would be hesitant to lube a part...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-08-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 685
Views: 173,612
Posted By travelR6
look what i've found ...

look what i've found

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/06/09/yqety2yb.jpg

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Forum: Equipment 06-07-2014, 11:55 PM
Replies: 6,689
Views: 2,681,532
Posted By travelR6
packed for a week trip ...

packed for a week trip

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/06/08/bute5e8e.jpg

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Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 10,638
Views: 2,013,158
Posted By travelR6
2400km and my fork seals (both) are blown. tried...

2400km and my fork seals (both) are blown. tried to clean them with a film.. no success :(

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Forum: Thumpers 06-03-2014, 11:14 PM
Replies: 8,225
Views: 2,276,240
Posted By travelR6
thanks for the input! clutchcable is a good...

thanks for the input!
clutchcable is a good idea, have a repair kit lying around somewhere - will pack that too. regarding the trailstand i try to make a crutchstand - if i can make it work, i'll...
Forum: Thumpers 06-03-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 8,225
Views: 2,276,240
Posted By travelR6
hi guys, things are getting serious - my...

hi guys,

things are getting serious - my upcoming 3 weeks trip on my crf250l is starting on friday and i'm trying to figure out to pack as less as possible. my plan is to do as much offroading as...
Forum: Equipment 05-31-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 6,689
Views: 2,681,532
Posted By travelR6
my guess he did. put in some o-rings on each side...

my guess he did. put in some o-rings on each side and maybe some silicone and it should get water proof :evil
Forum: Europe 05-31-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,119
Posted By travelR6
hi frgich, i am looking forward on a ~3 week...

hi frgich,

i am looking forward on a ~3 week trip from austria down south towards slovenia, croatia, bosnia, montenegro, serbia, bulgaria and maybe romania. i have no clue if it is possible in...
Forum: Ride reports 05-31-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 350
Views: 81,405
Posted By travelR6
thank you very much for your beautiful pics and...

thank you very much for your beautiful pics and infos. i'll be heading down south at the end of next week. i've heard something about that it might be risky to go offroad in serbia (?) because the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-31-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 10,638
Views: 2,013,158
Posted By travelR6
before dropping money on converting a crfm into a...

before dropping money on converting a crfm into a L i'd rather use the money and put it towards 13/42 gearing, aftermarket exhaust, fuel-controller, rim-locks, bashplate / radguard and better tires....
Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 10,638
Views: 2,013,158
Posted By travelR6
here one in austria, watchtower for scale :evil ...

here one in austria, watchtower for scale :evil

http://i.imgur.com/XFdp6GU.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/pHGkY7n.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2014, 02:38 AM
Replies: 10,638
Views: 2,013,158
Posted By travelR6
i don't believe this either. if so, it should be...

i don't believe this either. if so, it should be mentioned in the service manual / maintenaince check points.

and austrian / european checking in - crf250l sold here is definitely running lean....
Forum: Thumpers 05-18-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 10,638
Views: 2,013,158
Posted By travelR6
so, final mods have been done on the bike. put in...

so, final mods have been done on the bike. put in an ejk as the bike seemed to be running not smooth with the arrow slipon, no airbox mod (not sure if i should do it) and swaped the 40t rear sprocket...
Forum: The Garage 05-18-2014, 02:42 AM
Replies: 1,402
Sticky: Note to self:
Views: 315,098
Posted By travelR6
note to self: when changing oil on a...

note to self:

when changing oil on a dirtbike, unscrew the skidplate. yeah it has a hole for draining oil, but it will get messy and in the end you have to remove the skidplate anyway for cleaning...
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