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Old 04-26-2012, 07:32 AM   #211
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Newby wanting to ride to Classic Bike Show Glory Beach Resort Hotel in Port Dickson

Hi Guys

Just bought a 2004 Caponord and looking to ride into Malaysia either Friday night or early Sat stay over night somewhere and visit the Classic Bike show Sunday before riding home.

Anyone doing similar or interested in joining?

I have no experience in Riding Malaysia and the Cap is a new bike story altogether for me. Have a DR650 in Aus so big difference.

I am competent on the road speed is flexible up to about 140 dirt roads may be different to begin.

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Old 04-28-2012, 10:24 AM   #212
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Hi Fred,welcome.to this freakin country called Singapore.

I've made known about you and the capo by Steve who actually pmed me regards about front pegaso front fender that I've mounted on my previos Capo.

Anyways,back on the Port Dickson thing,you can try looking up at Singaporebikes.com under some thread.there are sure some people who already have made some plans on going up.

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Old 04-30-2012, 07:04 AM   #213
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AJ

Would like to meet up have a chat about what mods you've done to the Capo.

I find the heat from the motor and the exhaust sysytem make it difficult(really impossible in office clothes) to commute on. Would appreciate any ideas.

Also would like to talk about who serviced it for you?

This one has not been well looked after and I need to get a good baseline service and tune. Went up the East Coast to Kuantan on Sat and then across to the Malaysia Classic bike show at Port Dickson and back Sunday. Motor cut at one stage for no reason no lights on the dash.

From then on EFI light was coming on at regular intervals had to stop wait restart go. Thankfully made it back.

Needs a good setup before I can do a bigger run hey!

I'm out of town for a while so if iots okay I'll PM when I'm around

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Old 05-03-2012, 05:01 AM   #214
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Hi.Fred,
I've replied your PM.
The capo was a.good bike,light,powerful,except being a.Japanese faithfull rider,I find some.of the design on the engine and computer abit odd.
I dont feel heat issues on the bike,so wearing my best clothing dont have any discomfort.But,hey,I've installed leovince aftermarket exhaust.Its the best upgrade for the Capo.
I did.add.handlebar riser to it.Just felt that the stock handlebar needs to be replace to AT bar,but didnt have the chance bcoz i sold it then.
The only downside.I.have on the bike.is.the fuel.consumption.Since I got it,i could only get 13-14km/ltr.Its quite irritating though.I guess its the same consumption throughout all the Capo,becoz another expat also pm me at sbf regards the FC.
I didnt plan to.sell the bike.though,I left it at some bikehop to get the rims.powdercoated.Somehow a.walk-in customer shown interest in the bike,and price was irrisistable.

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Old 06-04-2012, 02:38 AM   #215
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Tubliss anyone?

Hello Singapore Riders!

Have any of you heard of the Tubliss system.....basically converts spoked wheel mounted tyres to tubless for dirtbikes. The company website is http://tubliss.com/

My question is: Would anyone know if this available in Singapore? If so where?

I live in India and it's exhorbitent to have it sent over from US by mail. I have some friends going over to Singapore next week. If I know the address of the shop in Singapore, they could bring it over for me.

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Old 06-10-2012, 07:28 PM   #216
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Dakar Rally Wanabe Trail Ride Coming Up In Singapore: "Ideal For Newbies & Seasoned Riders too"

A fruitful session held last Saturday. Hope to have a good one on 24th June.
Went to Mustafa Centre to check logistics stuff to buy to prepare the event.
One of the recce session, one of the big tankers had a great time experience once in a lifetime tight trail in the terrain.

Will post pic soon.

Due to space constraint & new parking ERP implemented at our usual meetup location at Simpang Bedok, We will be meeting at Singapore Expo Carpark (Outside Mr.Prata Kopitiam). Please have a proper meal before reporting. Ensure your PETROL TANK is not more than 10 Litres filled as manouvering in offroad terrain with heavy tank will be much inconvenience in a few tight trails. Ideal capacity of petrol use: 7litres~10litres.


Event: Friendship Trail: "Slackriders.com + SBF Big Tankers Dakar Rally Ride"
Organised by: "Bro_Isk Trail Management Team/Crew"
Date: 24th June 2012, SUNDAY
Time: 8.00AM~3.00PM
Meetup Location: "Singapore Expo, (Mr.Prata/Texas Chicken Area)"


ALL PARTICIPANTS & RIDERS ARE ADVICED TO REGISTER VIA SMS(incase, if there is any change of meetup location at the very last minute, I will send out a mass message-this occured before due to major OPS & unforseen circumstances): SMS with the following format individually: "Friendship Trail_[YOUR NAME]_[BIKE MODEL]_[CONTACT NO.]" to +6591565682

Dakar Rally + Light Tight Trail Route Already Confirmed! (10 Experience Marshals & Response Team Equip With Communication Sets Ready To Escort!)

The "ROUTE" Terminologies & Description:
"Grand Entrance" - From On Road To Pavement Riding of 200 meters.
"START POINT" - Gather At Expressway Road 1 In Threes + Final Check/Remove side mirrors
"Check Point 1" - Wet Muddy + Pools Terrain + Log Crossing
"Check Point 2" - (If rainy day) Mini River Crossing & Detouring due to fallen Trees
"Check Point 3" - Speedway Along Dirt Expressway Rd 1 & Coastal Road Emergency Exit Intersection
"Check Point 4" - Light Tight Trail + Sandy Trail + Flat Track Compound
"Check Point 5" - Slope + Sandy Straight Route To Concrete Boulders
"Check Point 6" - Dakar Rally 3 Route (Restricted Compound)
"Check Point 7" - Dakar Rally 1 Route + Sand Storm PVC Pipes Area(Confirm Die WAR ZONE-Fine Sand Twist & Turn Terrain)
"END" - Expressway Road 1.5 Near Point 20 (Reform & Debrief)
***Dakar Rally 2 Is OUT OF BOUND to New riders as the terrain is like sand dunes with multiple whoops and too dangerous for this event.



REMEMBER the must have items:
1 - HELMET
2 - GLOVES
3 - LONG SLEEVE SHIRT OR JERSEY
4 - LONG PANTS
5 - HIGH CUT BOOTS OR MX BOOTS(NO CANVAS SHOES)
6 - SPECS/GOGGLES/VISOR/SHADES
7 - MINIMUM - 1.5LITRES WATERBAG/ WATER BOTTLE
8 - BASIC TOOLS
9 - *ELBOW & KNEE GUARDS(IF HAVE, BETTER)

RAIN OR SHINE, THE SHOW MUST GO ON!
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Old 06-11-2012, 06:14 AM   #217
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Good stuff! Can't wait to see pictures...and maybe video :-)
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Old 06-18-2012, 03:31 AM   #218
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Hello Singapore Riders!

Have any of you heard of the Tubliss system.....basically converts spoked wheel mounted tyres to tubless for dirtbikes. The company website is http://tubliss.com/

My question is: Would anyone know if this available in Singapore? If so where?

I live in India and it's exhorbitent to have it sent over from US by mail. I have some friends going over to Singapore next week. If I know the address of the shop in Singapore, they could bring it over for me.

Thanks.
Hello there.. just happen to see your message.

some riders are using Tubliss but most imported themselves. we do not have any local dealers for this product.

http://main.slackriders.com/Forums/v...c/t=66172.html
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Old 08-04-2012, 11:53 PM   #219
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BREAKING NEWS!!!..... JAHATZ RACING INTERNATIONAL proudly presents... Our maiden breakthru event brought by us for all of us offroad enthusiasts... To be held on the concluding weekend of Sept holidays..7-9 Sept 2012...

- A 3D2N event filled with glorious food, offroad ride comprising of d hardcore, semi-hardcore & open trails of Terengganu.
- As our committed recce/organising team still in the final stages of tweaking the teething issues on d routes,foods & snooze...
- Your support and response is greatly appreciated as we need to get the numbers right to deliver the unforgetable ride.

- Bike and riders transport will be provided to n fro. Accomodation to accomodate all participants and that includes the stomach department is in the package.
- Designated marshalls will be stationed at the designated locations along the proposed 100-150km offroad route and that includes the marshalls on wheels.
- Logistic back-ups on 4x4 will be avaible for those in need of petrol, tools, spareparts & 1st aid kit as and when needed.
- All further infos will be made available in due course.Watch this space...
- Kindly RSVP over this channel to all who wants to be a part of this breathtaking event!

For those who have been away from the sport and very much itching for a good ride, look no further and do start psyching up ur mental engines and go ahead with the design of ur offroad enduro track on ur desk with ur pens rulers...etc just as the pic shows...

As a non-profitable group that we are, a small token fee for participants will be expected and that shud cover all costs involved(transport,accom,food. ..etc).

Lets together make this a success and after all,WE ALL LOOK THE SAME WITH OUR HELMETS ON!

*R.S.V.P...A.S.A.P here for those interested..Rumba thanx!!

by Abdul Ra'uf VP of Jahatz Racing International!


This trip is for all levels, as long as you want to ride, have a decent ride, and seeking an adventure!

Do not hesitate to contact yours trully for any inquiries.
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The itinerary for the AWESOME event.


Friday 7 Sep 2012

0800hrs Meet up at Shell Petrol Station Johor for loading up of bikes.
0930hrs Depart up North
1230hrs Lunch at own expense and Friday Prayers
1430hrs Depart for Terengganu
1900hrs Arrival at Rumah Rehat Pasir Raja Dungun, Distribution of Chalet Keys
2000hrs Dinner, Distribution of Goodie Bag and Briefing
2130hrs Unload and prepare bikes for ride
2230hrs RnR thru the night

Saturday 8 Sep 2012

0700hrs Breakfast
0800hrs Final Briefing and gearing up
0900hrs Ride Commence
1200hrs Lunch at Sungai Loh
1400hrs Ride On
1700hrs Scenic stop at Hutan Lipur Cemurong Waterfall
1830hrs Back at Chalet and Clean Up
1900hrs Dinner, BBQ and Entertainment…… All nite Long

Sunday 9 Sep 2012

0700hrs Breakfast
0800hrs Loading up of Bikes
0930hrs Checking out
1000hrs Move out
1230hrs Lunch at own Expense
1400hrs Depart to Johore
1830hrs Arrival at Shell Johore, Unloading of bikes
1900hrs Event officially End

THE COST FOR PARTICIPATION OF THIS EVENT + NEW FRIENDS, GREAT COMPANY + GREAT ADVENTURE + AWESOME FOOD IS GOING FOR ONLY SGD$135.


Notice
1) Participants must be equipped with personal gears eg helmets, goggles, boots, suits, guards
2) Participants are advised to get travelling insurance.
3) Participants are to bring own tools, spare tubes and parts, if any.
4) All bikes must be checked and service prior to this event.
5) Organizers are not responsible over any injuries, mishaps and death sustained throughout the event, even though we will definitely assist in all areas.



Payment to POSB Savings Account number 056-53558-6.
Once payment has been made, MMS/Whatsapp receipt to hp number 91898791 (Arin Escada @ Cikgu Nuraini).
Please include name of rider, account number(if MMS/Whatsapp not available) and date of transfer.
We will also need your IC/Passport number and blood type to submit to the relevent authorities.

Payment must be made in full. No refund of payment if rider intends to cancel the trip.
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Old 10-10-2012, 08:52 PM   #220
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Any shops in Singapore?

Hi,

I'm a new GSA owner and would like to know if there are shops in Singapore that I can patron to see what I can get for my bike and take a look at it "physically" other than the online option...

Anyone can recommend? Pls include the address as well please..

Thank you!!
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Old 10-11-2012, 12:31 AM   #221
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Congrats on your new ride and welcome to our little community. Besides PML, you may check out:

The M-Technik Team

51 Ubi Ave 1, #05-08
Paya Ubi Industrial Park
Singapore 408933

Tel: +65 6844-8973
Fax: +65 6234-2773
E-mail: info@m-technik.com.sg
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Old 10-11-2012, 01:57 AM   #222
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Congrats on your new ride and welcome to our little community. Besides PML, you may check out:

The M-Technik Team

51 Ubi Ave 1, #05-08
Paya Ubi Industrial Park
Singapore 408933

Tel: +65 6844-8973
Fax: +65 6234-2773
E-mail: info@m-technik.com.sg
Heard abt M-Technik too.. will check it out..
Thanks Stealth!!
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Old 12-27-2012, 02:30 AM   #223
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Singapore Adventure

Hello Everyone!
I hope to be joining you in Singapore if I get past the final hurdles with a company there.
It would be a longer term position and would involve travel in the surrounding contries.
I own several motorcycles in the US from a lean Ducati to a bulky Harley and a versatile KTM 950. but with the prices in Singapore that does not look to be very practical so I'm in search of a good all around motorcycle that would do well commuting and getting around in Singapore and do well for trips up into Malaysia/Thailand and beyond occassionally.
The bike that has caught my attention the most at this point is a Triumph 800XC. It is similar to my KTM 950 Adventure, little less power and suspension is not as adjustable but it certainly seems that it would do the job around Singapore and be well suited for bad roads in Malaysia/Thailand while being able to carry enough of a load and make good time on the highways on the return trip when hurrying back to work.


Thoughts are to pick up a slightly used one here and go through the importation process there with expenses estimated at around..
  • Motorcycle purchase $10,000-12,000
  • Shipping $1500
  • Import fees $2500-3000
  • License registration $2500
  • TOTAL $$16,500-19,000 USD
Questions and advice I'm hoping you guys can give are...
  1. I've done some research on the Import Process to come up with my figures but am hoping for some local insight as it of they are reasonable and pitfalls that might be encountered while going down that road?
  2. Is there anyone there that would be able to service a Triumph be it a dealer or a good independent? I am comfortable doing a all of the basic work myselfI up to replacing fork seals etc. and with the reliabilty of todays bikes I wouldn't expect to have to do A LOT but will still need some parts.
  3. Alternative Bikes that would meet my riding needs and have good local support? Also considering another KTM that is new enough to be imported. Entrance price goes up about $5K BMW's are a possiblity but by the time their Adventure bikes make enough power to thrill my soul they are approaching the weight of my Harley plus the entrance price will be closer to $30K than 20K
  4. Anything else about Motoing in Singapore in general... insurance, parking,
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Old 12-29-2012, 06:33 AM   #224
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Hi - best of luck in your relocation. You will definitely save some $ bringing in your new bike and as long as you have the right documentation its not that bad a process... but its a process. You must have the original documentation that the bike *(by vin #) has passed US road testing, including any after market exhaust system. Original docs only including export documents, all bills ... check out www.onemotoring.com.sg. Thats run by the LTA in Singapore which is the governing body and they have a downloadable checklist. Best to get in touch with Engineering Services at LTA - thats the dept that handles these imports and you can ask them to advise on your documentation before you by the bike - get some examples from the dealer in the US. If you miss any documents, and i mean ANY, then its a no go. I've brought a couple of BMWs in from the UK which is easier. As as US bike, speedo must have KMH on it, and if theres a right hand drive bias to the headlight you have to get it set to left hand drive bias. Local dealers wont honor the warranty unless you pay them an adoption fee (at least for BMW which is a $5k non refundable deposit, 20% loading and last priority for bookings!!!), yeah its crazy. but loads of independent mechs that can work on all sorts of bikes. it may be easier to pick up a used ride check out www.singaporebikes.com forum for sale adverts. prices are generally reasonable for used rides.

Insurance about $750 depending on the bike and safe rider discount, traffic is crazy in Singapore bikes are treated like flies but bigger bikes do get more visibility and lane space. Parking is not readily available unless your building provides it but loads of public parking outside the central business areas.

i ride a F800GS for touring and light off road, mainly fire roads, logging trails, very occasionally something rougher, which you should consider unless your looking for heavy duty offroad. most of the stuff in malaysia and thailand is good for the on/off road riding that class bike handles, much like the triumph i would imagine. you dont get 100miles of ridable offroad at a stretch so you would want something that will be fun on tarmac as well - nice "mountain" road riding north malaysia and southern thailand. lots of rain and mud so the bigger bikes are tougher off road for me.

bring proof of bike ownership and insurance coverage when you come to do the license conversation as we have a three bike class license here. i think you only have to take the highway code.
hope this helps and good luck.
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