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Forum: Thumpers 05-11-2011, 12:59 PM
Replies: 7,828
Views: 1,633,970
Posted By Hambone950
OK I am back in the game

Gorgeous!
I will have one to replace the 530 now sold.
H
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-22-2010, 08:14 AM
Replies: 1,525
Views: 1,018,671
Posted By Hambone950
Deacon

It was nice to see that photo of Deacon. A hero from my active era.
The big beemer twin was in Dubai one year I wobbled around. I am pretty sure Deeks was on it.
It sounded like a light plane on...
Forum: Ride reports 10-05-2009, 10:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,293
Posted By Hambone950
Dubai

As a former Dirt Donk and Dubai resident from 94 through to 98 I sure miss it when i see those photos. I also miss the guys i rode with like the Blackney brothers, Jacob Liden and the rest of the...
Forum: Racing 07-20-2009, 05:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 519
Posted By Hambone950
UK Mud

God I miss it.
Great video. Great to see Eddy climbing all over his bike in his old bow legged style.
Cheers for doing this.
Forum: Racing 07-10-2009, 05:02 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 11,258
Posted By Hambone950
Juha stays on BMW! Green is the New Orange!

We have talked a lot re old Davo but Juha is quietly making:
A whole heap of bonus'
A purse out of a sow's ear?
Lamb from mutton?
Great time's on the special test
For the beer tent first

This...
Forum: Racing 07-02-2009, 05:33 AM
Replies: 757
Views: 87,602
Posted By Hambone950
640

FWIW my standard LC4 based 640 Rally Rep KTM did 167KPH measured on the Garmin85 GPS back in 1998 during the Dubai Desert Challenge. Mind you I was laying flat with my left hand behind my bike. On a...
Forum: Racing 07-01-2009, 07:52 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 11,258
Posted By Hambone950
Hoist

hoisted on their own pitard.


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Petard


If a petard were to detonate prematurely due to a faulty or short slow match, the engineer would be lifted or "hoist" by...
Forum: Racing 07-01-2009, 11:02 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 11,258
Posted By Hambone950
Hoist by their own petard!

Quote:
"They were mixing it up between eachother, but they were on the same bike. Had they thrown a known platform in there albeit a KTM, KAW or whatever and then checked each other's pace, they...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-30-2009, 08:35 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,137
Posted By Hambone950
KLR vs 950: Fun, Function...and Value

First some camp fire talk throwaways from a 950 enthusiast:
1. One thing about the KLR for me is that you can get a diesel one....gotta like that eh. Useful in case of hurricanes.
2. Horses for...
Forum: Racing 06-29-2009, 05:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,812
Posted By Hambone950
Bet he's been riding a Kwacker longer than a...

Bet he's been riding a Kwacker longer than a week....

It did come together rather quickly did'nt it. But that's credit to the fellah too.
Still he is a wrench.
Same time perhaps it shows just...
Forum: Racing 06-28-2009, 07:00 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 11,258
Posted By Hambone950
From Dave's web site

Knighter back to winning ways!

After a nightmare half season of the World Enduro Championship on a BMW, David and his new Kawasaki KX450F have won the super tough Snowshoe GNCC in West Virginia,...
Forum: Racing 06-28-2009, 06:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,812
Posted By Hambone950
From Dave's web site.

Knighter back to winning ways!

After a nightmare half season of the World Enduro Championship on a BMW, David and his new Kawasaki KX450F have won the super tough Snowshoe GNCC in West Virginia,...
Forum: Racing 06-28-2009, 05:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,812
Posted By Hambone950
Grand

I think it's grand for him and the sport.
Handsome bike.
Wish I was there to see it.
H
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-23-2009, 10:22 AM
Replies: 1,761
Views: 790,866
Posted By Hambone950
Babs

http://www.sandspeedwales.co.uk/mediac/400_0/media/BABS~RT.jpg

Just be careful out there: remember Babs! (well only Ant will)
Sorry cannot upload the picture. BTW I refitted the Keihin 39s:yikes ...
Forum: Racing 06-22-2009, 01:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,421
Posted By Hambone950
Mines

Watch out for WWII mines.
I have no knowledge whatsoever other than I may be going there later this year on business. One thing for sure, The security will be good.
H
Forum: Racing 06-22-2009, 01:57 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 11,258
Posted By Hambone950
Knighter

It seems that he handled the whole thing rather graciously as did BMW.
It surely is frustrating for him seeing Juha slalom off into the distance being as utterly talented and driven as he is.
There...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-08-2009, 12:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,184
Posted By Hambone950
Starck

I always liked that bike as a town bike run around.
Ended up buying a black and yellow Duke 1.
Sorely missed. Excellent bike.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-04-2009, 02:12 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 27,827
Posted By Hambone950
"Kooks like us..."

Tis the motto for all of us.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-03-2009, 02:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 918
Posted By Hambone950
2003s are the best

[QUOTE=erider]Mine is an '04 - not sure if 'early' or 'late' - but it was a KTM DSR (dealer service rep) bike that had 4700 miles on the clock when I purchased it from KTM. Our good friend and ADV...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-29-2009, 07:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 802
Posted By Hambone950
Grandpa Orange (and PURPLE)

http://www.flickr.com/photos/36905113@N06/3397306508/

Got home from Calgary too late (and too sick fer heaven sakes) to head up to Dallas. Had at least to get the boys out. Orange is a many shaded...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-24-2009, 02:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 640
Posted By Hambone950
I am just popping out to get a copy of the "Sporting Life" and a pint of milk luv...

Every few weeks I go on an early Sunday ride from Houston to pick up a horse racing paper and a pint of milk. I call it my "Auf Wiedersehn Pet" ride. Old Geordie TV show from England. Bomber (maybe)...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-24-2009, 02:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 640
Posted By Hambone950
I am just popping out to get a copy of the "Sporting Life" and a pint of milk luv...

Every few weeks I go on an early Sunday ride from Houston to pick up a horse racing paper and a pint of milk. I call it my "Auf Wiedersehn Pet" ride. Old Geordie TV show from England. Bomber (maybe)...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-23-2009, 11:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 640
Posted By Hambone950
Houston 950 Adventure owners

Are there any out there?
Cheers
H
Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2009, 02:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,966
Posted By Hambone950
Marzocchi Magnum 45

Anyone know a source for the fork leg wrap decals for the marzocchi 45 magnum as fitted to various mid 90's KTM bikes and others?
Cheers
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-09-2009, 10:36 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 424
Posted By Hambone950
Family Affair 550/950s/530

Just added a ring ding perfect 550 EXC to the fleet replacing the VOR.
I now have all shades of orange and er PURPLE.
Anyone know a source for Marzocchi Magnum decals?
Literally all I need to make...
Forum: Racing 03-05-2009, 05:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,596
Posted By Hambone950
ATGATT-All he is missing is...

At least the cassoulet is keeping you warm.

Cyril's list is the very definition of ATGATT. I did'nt see Orange Le Creuset casserole dish. No mention of a kitchen sink.
Perhaps dehydrated...
Forum: Racing 02-20-2009, 02:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,356
Posted By Hambone950
Some interesting

farkles there.
I see he has the traditional KTM hard seat. I wonder what bulb he has in that headlight....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-16-2009, 02:15 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,406
Posted By Hambone950
Ally Pally

His work on the lc8 and other bikes is stunning.
Do not like the seat at all but that is an easy fix.
I'm in, where do I buy?
Forum: Old's Cool 02-13-2009, 09:27 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 624
Posted By Hambone950
Nortons in NZ: Awesome old school sounds

Hambone is obsessed with racing Nortons.....ahem
I posted a version of this over on the racing section. Fabulous build up of a Norton Cosworth and new build Monocoque Norton racer.
On you tube...
Forum: Racing 02-12-2009, 05:26 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 696
Posted By Hambone950
Pukehoe: Crox and the Cosworth Norton/ Monocoque

http://www.youtube.com/results?search_type=&search_query=norton+cosworth&aq=f

Several vids of the Cosworth Norton (Jamie Waters') on You Tube including one of toothy old Crox staying on the bike...
Forum: Racing 02-11-2009, 10:26 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 11,774
Posted By Hambone950
Terrible Tragedy

A Terrible Tragedy.
A loss of a husband and son.
RIP Jeremy
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-10-2009, 02:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,450
Posted By Hambone950
Kini

Heinz Kinigadner

Ex factory racer and race manager. Also won world 250 MX in 80s I think.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heinz_Kinigadner

http://www.kini.at/
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-09-2009, 11:26 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,450
Posted By Hambone950
[QUOTE=YOGOI]I remember reading this artical. I...

[QUOTE=YOGOI]I remember reading this artical. I went and put my name on a list at my local KTM shop the next week. It was the bike I had been looking for!!!!!!

.....That and watching the Pharoahs...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-09-2009, 07:30 AM
Replies: 1,761
Views: 790,866
Posted By Hambone950
Ayup

ee, th'all be talking about Matlock and Box 'ill next.
Another 300 miles of Texas dirt Sunday am.
I really am down to the canvas now.
Heard from dear old Scottr. Upped stickas and headin to...
Forum: Racing 02-03-2009, 12:19 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,973
Posted By Hambone950
Rallye On

Moh'd. Bin Suleyam knows a thing or two. The desert near Dubai is unbelievable for play riding and a terrific one day event but not a huge area to play with in terms of vastly different terrain-I...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-03-2009, 12:02 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,907
Posted By Hambone950
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-01-2009, 11:19 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,907
Posted By Hambone950
Tyre Shagger: Are we all supposed to use 908s now?

So I ride a lot of Texas dirt roads on the 950s. TKC #8 is down to the canvas at 1800 miles after yesterdays ride-the CR dirt roads round East of Bastrop are just fantastic for rallying around on but...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-28-2009, 12:21 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 14,205
Posted By Hambone950
Farkles

Bead breaker thingy from Don Lemellin (a good guy nonetheless). Pyn broke it. Flying parts nearly took my teeth out.
H
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-28-2009, 11:18 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,084
Posted By Hambone950
Swiss Barmy Wife

"990S serves as my Gold Wing, cruiser and crouch rocket all in one"

I call Harley's with lotsa noise "couch rackets" and the gait of their riders as they dismount indicates they suffer from...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-28-2009, 05:46 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,084
Posted By Hambone950
[QUOTE=Hambone950]It was Ted Nugent (I think) who...

[QUOTE=Hambone950]It was Ted Nugent (I think) who said amongst other pearls: "If it's too loud you're too old"
-well I am too old.

Induction roar makes these carbs loud-I am having hearing...
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