ADVrider

Go Back   ADVrider > Riding > Regional forums > Africa & Mid East
User Name
Password
Register Inmates Photos Site Rules Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 02-11-2014, 01:55 PM   #2686
Gsing SA
ADVRider
 
Gsing SA's Avatar
 
Joined: Apr 2005
Location: Pretoria, South Africa
Oddometer: 21
I can recommend Paul in Cape Town @ http://www.gsafrica.com
Gsing SA is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-15-2014, 01:31 AM   #2687
BikeBrother
Motorisch gestoord
 
BikeBrother's Avatar
 
Joined: Jan 2008
Location: Around
Oddometer: 123
Help wanted for prizing spare parts in South Africa

Hi all,

My girlfriend and I (from germany) rented 2 motorbikes in South Africa last december for our holiday through South Africa, Botswana and Namibia. We had a great trip and met a lot of lovely people. Unfortunately one bike felt down on a steep gravel road during a picture session. It has some scratches on levers and side panels. The rental company sent us a bill for respraying the parts, but the prizes are so high, we think they want to ripp us off. Can anyone look up some prices for spares in South Africa?
If anyone wants, sent me a PM and i sent the list with the parts and part numbers. (i want to keep it private for the time being) .

Dankie
__________________
www.bikebrothers.nl

Ride your Dreams....

BikeBrother screwed with this post 02-15-2014 at 01:36 AM
BikeBrother is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-20-2014, 11:57 AM   #2688
Gsing SA
ADVRider
 
Gsing SA's Avatar
 
Joined: Apr 2005
Location: Pretoria, South Africa
Oddometer: 21
BB, pm the details.👍
Gsing SA is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-20-2014, 11:16 PM   #2689
BikeBrother
Motorisch gestoord
 
BikeBrother's Avatar
 
Joined: Jan 2008
Location: Around
Oddometer: 123
I sent a pm.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Gsing SA View Post
BB, pm the details.��
__________________
www.bikebrothers.nl

Ride your Dreams....
BikeBrother is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-26-2014, 12:38 PM   #2690
BaasWiets
n00b
 
Joined: Feb 2014
Location: Zuid Afrika
Oddometer: 9
Weet iemand van mooi plekke om te gan ry in di ermelo en naby gelede gebiede dankie.
BaasWiets is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-15-2014, 10:06 AM   #2691
guiri
Looking for a good home..
 
guiri's Avatar
 
Joined: Jun 2006
Location: Outside Charlotte, NC
Oddometer: 1,134
Guys, could I get some info on South African Motorcycle magazines?

Guys, I wanted to contact some South African magazines about reviewing my Helmet Hook.

I've contacted these:

Bike SA
Bike Talk
SuperBike

Would they be the best/biggest magazines to contact?

I also have a huge selection of LED lights for bikes and other vehicles.

Thanks

George
__________________
Tired of dropping your helmet? Get the Helmet Hook by EXTUFF.BIZ Post in the sales thread that you're interested and then PM me for member discount... Always looking for representatives world wide!!

guiri screwed with this post 03-15-2014 at 01:54 PM
guiri is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-19-2014, 12:52 AM   #2692
Crazydog
aka Andy660
 
Crazydog's Avatar
 
Joined: Jan 2009
Location: Cape Town
Oddometer: 20
YAMAHA XT660Z Cush Drive Rubbers

Quote:
Originally Posted by Crazydog View Post
Like all of us that have the XT660`s , the cush drive rubbers wear is a pain.


I found an article some time ago on the XT660.com thread.

The chain drive sprocket takes a tremendous load from the power of the engine , which causes the rear wheel bearing to wear excessively , even wearing the Chain Drive Hub Housing ,
The bearing will become loose in the housing at a later stage,

I fitted a double row bearing as apposed th the std single *row bearing.
And with Polyurethane rubbers .I got 56 000km without changing the rubbers again.

You only have to machine the rear hub bearing housing 5mm deeper /
The Bearing I used is still the same dia. as the original.
And machine the inner spacer also 5mm shorter.
It still uses the Standard Yamaha Seal





[size=10pt][size=10pt]Bearing no, 62364.EE From Bearing Man[/size][/size]





Polly Rubbers R950 posted , South African Rands or $95 Aus Dollars / R800 in SA

accentgt8@gmail.com


Polyurethane Rubbers Now in stock .
Can be posted anywhere in the world

Crazydog screwed with this post 03-19-2014 at 12:55 AM Reason: highlight
Crazydog is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-20-2014, 06:26 AM   #2693
Crossed-up
Pangaman
 
Joined: Dec 2008
Location: Cape Town
Oddometer: 21
Quote:
Originally Posted by Crazydog View Post
[/SIZE][/COLOR]
[/COLOR]
Polyurethane Rubbers Now in stock .

accentgt8@gmail.com

Can be posted anywhere in the world
Do you still have stock of the cush rubbers?
Crossed-up is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-28-2014, 07:29 AM   #2694
Gruebane OP
Pawn Star
 
Gruebane's Avatar
 
Joined: Jul 2004
Location: Johannesburg,South Africa
Oddometer: 996
Quote:
Originally Posted by guiri View Post
Guys, I wanted to contact some South African magazines about reviewing my Helmet Hook.

I've contacted these:

Bike SA
Bike Talk
SuperBike

Would they be the best/biggest magazines to contact?

I also have a huge selection of LED lights for bikes and other vehicles.

Thanks

George
Yip, Bike SA is the biggest in Africa.

Cheers
__________________
I'm your IceCreamMan stop me when i'm passing by!!
Gruebane is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-28-2014, 06:27 PM   #2695
guiri
Looking for a good home..
 
guiri's Avatar
 
Joined: Jun 2006
Location: Outside Charlotte, NC
Oddometer: 1,134
Thanks. I am in touch with them now and hope to have a review published soon.

George
__________________
Tired of dropping your helmet? Get the Helmet Hook by EXTUFF.BIZ Post in the sales thread that you're interested and then PM me for member discount... Always looking for representatives world wide!!
guiri is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-18-2014, 06:17 AM   #2696
ZS6AF
Adventurer
 
ZS6AF's Avatar
 
Joined: Nov 2011
Location: Nelspruit
Oddometer: 12
A while back ( February ) in Offroad & Adventure magazines there was a article by Simon Fourie about a lovely "Gorge " Offroad route to ride in the Nelspruit Malelaan Komatipoort area. If anyone is interested we do that "Gorge" route nearly twice a month, All is welcome ,We usually start at my Farm on Uitkyk then over the mountain , out at the Mabalel hotel , over N4 then take the railway line service road . Eat something in Malelaan then in at Magnesite road , over the "three Sisters" mountain , out at Lows Creek and back again to nelspruit via Service road.

We would love to have anyone along , as long as ur bike is taken care of. We do 200km a day OR MORE , so the old plaas bike will probably not make it.

We drive KTM , Yamaha , Qauds , Can Am , Bombardiers and we sometimes have a few ladies on the Blaster 200 also.Any bike is welcome , the 2 strokes must stop in between for refuels as they cant make the trip.

There is a lovely Numbi Route we do. Or if u want to stretch it , we ride to Matsule via Gorge to Numbi and all the way back.

We also do the route to Lydenburg , Baberton and up to Kaapse Hoop .

My Friend Vaughn got gatvol for the tight cable clutch on the bombardier, Build himself a nice hydrolicue clutch system for his Bombardier, Total cost for everything including building the slave cylinder around R3000.
Anyone interested can contact me . Johan Visagie 083 2347128 on whatsapp or email ZS6AF@Lantic.net


It can be adjusted to get the correct amount of movement on the clutch. All u need to do is drill a small hole in frame , If u need to he can probably build a big strong
cover over the whole thing , We will test the clutch system tomorrow , Doing the Numbi Route , all along the KNP border.


U can mount the rear on the inside of the frame also for better protection , The system can surely be adapted for differant bikes and qauds.



Instead of a cable pulling it that thin inner pushrod works into a adapter that will never get out of that small lever.


The complete slave cylinder was fabricated by Vaughn on his lathe at his home.

ZS6AF screwed with this post 04-18-2014 at 08:39 AM
ZS6AF is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-18-2014, 02:46 PM   #2697
Jumping Jack Flash
USG Vagabond
 
Jumping Jack Flash's Avatar
 
Joined: May 2013
Location: "In transit" NoVA, VA
Oddometer: 106
Hello folks,

I hope I am posting in the correct location. It looks like I am going to be posted to RSA (Pretoria)/Swazi coming later this year and will be there for close to three years which is pretty friggin cool!

I mention both Pretoria and Swazi (Mbabane specifically) as I will have a weekly cross-border commute for reasons those folks I meet down that way will soon discover.

I am hoping to gain some early guidance on what to expect in terms of that particular route throughout the year and other thoughts on riding in the area...commuting around Pretoria...and things like should I modify my current bike....bring it and buy something a bit more trail-oriented....can I get a good bike at a reasonable price, the usual stuff a reasonably clued-up Yank would need to not fuck up too badly riding around down there!

PM's are greatly appreciated especially from those with heavy experience in the Pretoria/Mbabane areas.

Thanks and looking forward to meeting some of you over the coming months!

Cheers

Ted
__________________
2007 Sabre
Jumping Jack Flash is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-21-2014, 11:44 AM   #2698
ZS6AF
Adventurer
 
ZS6AF's Avatar
 
Joined: Nov 2011
Location: Nelspruit
Oddometer: 12
Quote:
Originally Posted by Jumping Jack Flash View Post
Hello folks,

I hope I am posting in the correct location. It looks like I am going to be posted to RSA (Pretoria)/Swazi coming later this year and will be there for close to three years which is pretty friggin cool!

I mention both Pretoria and Swazi (Mbabane specifically) as I will have a weekly cross-border commute for reasons those folks I meet down that way will soon discover.

I am hoping to gain some early guidance on what to expect in terms of that particular route throughout the year and other thoughts on riding in the area...commuting around Pretoria...and things like should I modify my current bike....bring it and buy something a bit more trail-oriented....can I get a good bike at a reasonable price, the usual stuff a reasonably clued-up Yank would need to not fuck up too badly riding around down there!

PM's are greatly appreciated especially from those with heavy experience in the Pretoria/Mbabane areas.

Thanks and looking forward to meeting some of you over the coming months!

Cheers

Ted
If u come through Nelspruit we have a lot of shops selling bikes , but u looking for a good secondhand one , KTM525 EXC perhaps , PM me , will look around and let u know.

Johan
ZS6AF is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-22-2014, 09:07 AM   #2699
DonFourie
Offroad&AdventureSA
 
DonFourie's Avatar
 
Joined: Apr 2014
Location: Johannesburg
Oddometer: 15
Hello fellow Saffers

I've just joined this forum, so this is – insert drum roll here – my first post. Is there anything I should know about this forum that's different from other, other than it is rather on the large size?
DonFourie is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-22-2014, 09:10 AM   #2700
CandyMan_ZA
R1200GS-WP
 
Joined: Aug 2004
Location: Cape Town, South Africa /\/ŻŻŻŻŻ\/\
Oddometer: 152
Quote:
Originally Posted by DonFourie View Post
I've just joined this forum, so this is – insert drum roll here – my first post. Is there anything I should know about this forum that's different from other, other than it is rather on the large size?
Welcome
CandyMan_ZA is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Share

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

.
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On

Forum Jump


Times are GMT -7.   It's 02:17 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ADVrider 2011-2014