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Old 08-24-2013, 03:12 AM   #3691
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From my recent 7-day 4000km ride to Rudall River National Park in Western Australia. Extremely remote. Search in Google Earth if you want to see how remote. If you do, those red lines are desert sand dune ridges.







Hamersley Ranges in the background. Billions of dollars of iron ore are in those ranges which is the prime feedstock for China's massive infrastructure boom over the last decade.
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Old 08-24-2013, 03:21 AM   #3692
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Looks great in white - is that a headlight and mudguard set up from an XChallenge?
'xactly. It's an xHP2 now.
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Old 08-24-2013, 03:38 AM   #3693
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From my recent 7-day 4000km ride to Rudall River National Park in Western Australia. Extremely remote. Search in Google Earth if you want to see how remote. If you do, those red lines are desert sand dune ridges.


Hamersley Ranges in the background. Billions of dollars of iron ore are in those ranges which is the prime feedstock for China's massive infrastructure boom over the last decade.
That looks epic

And you did that trip on your own?
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Old 08-24-2013, 04:31 AM   #3694
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That looks epic

And you did that trip on your own?
The pic from the sandy sections... there were only 2 of us. We were on our own. We each had a satellite phone and spot tracker. My ride buddy was probably 15 mins ahead. Usual practice is to give plenty of separation and each can travel at their own speed. Then stop every 30 mins to catch up. That ride leg was 88kms long which took 3 hours non-stop. I reckon 1/3 of it was shitty deep soft sand, 1/3 soft sand and the last 1/3 just sand .
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Old 08-24-2013, 08:50 AM   #3695
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The pic from the sandy sections... there were only 2 of us. We were on our own. We each had a satellite phone and spot tracker. My ride buddy was probably 15 mins ahead. Usual practice is to give plenty of separation and each can travel at their own speed. Then stop every 30 mins to catch up. That ride leg was 88kms long which took 3 hours non-stop. I reckon 1/3 of it was shitty deep soft sand, 1/3 soft sand and the last 1/3 just sand .
Awesome - would love to be able to ride in those kinds of conditions.
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Old 08-29-2013, 04:32 AM   #3696
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I want to see my own HP2 - still waiting on the suspension to finish the new front end... it's taking forever But will be great when it gets here!
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I have got my HP2 back from from Moly
He has built it with the BMW wheel & front disc caliper
He has also retained all the stock headlight & fender brackets

I have only tried it on the road, but the suspension is way better
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Old 08-30-2013, 04:00 PM   #3697
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Mav

I have got my HP2 back from from Moly
He has built it with the BMW wheel & front disc caliper
He has also retained all the stock headlight & fender brackets

I have only tried it on the road, but the suspension is way better
Just got mine back too - new bottom yoke from Moly (top one didn't work out :blast ) WP forks, complete with preload adjustability, retaining original wheel and calliper. I plan on changing the disc on the SM rim to the enduro size so that I can still use that too.

I've also got a Wilburs on the back and a renazco seat, and a new plate: HP02 MAV.

So bike is suitably pimped - just trying to decide if I can justify a set of Woody's wheels
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Old 09-01-2013, 02:01 PM   #3698
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Mav

I have got my HP2 back from from Moly
He has built it with the BMW wheel & front disc caliper
He has also retained all the stock headlight & fender brackets

I have only tried it on the road, but the suspension is way better
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Just got mine back too - new bottom yoke from Moly (top one didn't work out :blast ) WP forks, complete with preload adjustability, retaining original wheel and calliper. I plan on changing the disc on the SM rim to the enduro size so that I can still use that too.

I've also got a Wilburs on the back and a renazco seat, and a new plate: HP02 MAV.

So bike is suitably pimped - just trying to decide if I can justify a set of Woody's wheels
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Old 09-01-2013, 03:10 PM   #3699
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I'm heading back to the states and downsizing to one bike (at least that's what I tell my wife).

To make the HP2 a little more travel worthy I'm planning on installing ZegaPros with 3ltr. cannisters mounted on the front of the panniers.

Has anyone here done this? Do the cannisters hit the back of your boots?

I'll try to pick up a Marcus tank prior to leaving der Fatherland but it may not happen and TT no longer lists their long distance tank on the website so I'm a little limited on choices right now.

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Old 09-02-2013, 12:00 AM   #3700
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I'm heading back to the states and downsizing to one bike (at least that's what I tell my wife).

To make the HP2 a little more travel worthy I'm planning on installing ZegaPros with 3ltr. cannisters mounted on the front of the panniers.

Has anyone here done this? Do the cannisters hit the back of your boots?

I'll try to pick up a Marcus tank prior to leaving der Fatherland but it may not happen and TT no longer lists their long distance tank on the website so I'm a little limited on choices right now.

Thanks,
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Maybe not your feet... But certainly the passengers feet if you ever ride 2up - why not put them on the back?
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Old 09-02-2013, 01:28 AM   #3701
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Nice one lads

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Old 09-02-2013, 01:29 AM   #3702
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Anyone know if the SM rim can take the brake disc from the enduro rim? With the new forks I no longer have the option to move the caliper... am hoping I can simply put the smaller enduro disc on the SM rim...

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Old 09-02-2013, 02:15 AM   #3703
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I don't imagine why it could be a problem to change the diameter of the disk.

The only thing to check is the thickness of the disk :
320 mm disk ==> 5 mm 34 11 7 670 939
305 mm disk ==> 4,5mm 34 11 7 676 550
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Old 09-02-2013, 02:22 AM   #3704
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So the mount is the same? That is - is it a straight swap between the 2 discs?

And what are the implications of being 0.5mm thinner?
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Old 09-02-2013, 03:10 AM   #3705
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both hubs (enduro & SM) are ref : AS7G03-Y33

0.5mm thicker and 15mm larger for SM are due for heating realease and major brake force on road I imagine.

I think you can go and change your disk
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