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Forum: Equipment 04-09-2009, 10:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 732
Posted By durandal
Thanks for the suggestion, but it would seem...

Thanks for the suggestion, but it would seem these use the blunt, bulky style buckle that I'm not too fond of. :)


I had a look at the website. They seem to be all 1) stretchy 2) have hooks on...
Forum: Equipment 04-08-2009, 06:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 732
Posted By durandal
Duh, I think you just found the Touratech link...

Duh, I think you just found the Touratech link for me. Thanks!

And the other straps... they don't seem to be precisely what I'm looking for, though I will check that site out.

Here are the...
Forum: Equipment 04-08-2009, 03:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 732
Posted By durandal
Looking for foot-long, narrow Touratech-type straps

Hi all,

I am very fond of my beat up touratech straps. They are a tad frayed, one is half melted from the exhaust, but all holding up well. I would like to buy some more.

I will upload a pic...
Forum: Thumpers 07-20-2008, 02:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 606
Posted By durandal
For what it's worth, I bought luggage side racks...

For what it's worth, I bought luggage side racks for $90 or so on eBay, and combined them with two 10 buck school bags from Target. Not elegant, but the cheapest durable solution I found for carrying...
Forum: Ride reports 04-23-2008, 12:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 761
Posted By durandal
Aim for Dec 15-Jan 15, and take the family :-) ...

Aim for Dec 15-Jan 15, and take the family :-)

I'm sure we can sort out a bike somehow.

Cheers,

d.
Forum: Ride reports 04-23-2008, 12:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 761
Posted By durandal
I think the nearest volcano is the Volc嫕 Maipo,...

I think the nearest volcano is the Volc嫕 Maipo, probably about 100 km away... but I know what you mean. There's something very, very special about proper mountains.

d.
Forum: Ride reports 04-23-2008, 09:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 761
Posted By durandal
Oh, we did it all on one tank. My 250 has a range...

Oh, we did it all on one tank. My 250 has a range of about 225-250 km, and the tank is stock.

Audy on the KTM was a bit worried, but he made it in the end.

As far as I can remember, the round...
Forum: Ride reports 04-23-2008, 01:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 761
Posted By durandal
The Lagoons of the Santuario de la Naturaleza 2: Laguna Los 聲geles

Lads and lasses, I'm back.

Some may remember me:norton from the trip to the Carretera Austral (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=279716), or perhaps from the other RRs I've published.
...
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2008, 12:10 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,667
Posted By durandal
If it only ran with the choke on, your pilot jet...

If it only ran with the choke on, your pilot jet got plugged. It's happened to me. Consider installing an in-line fuel filter. I like the paper type, but I don't know where you can get those here.
...
Forum: Ride reports 03-21-2008, 11:18 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,080
Posted By durandal
Nice pics. I was out there a week or two ago. I,...

Nice pics. I was out there a week or two ago. I, too, noticed the wrecks. Initially I thought it might be because there is some stupid landfill charge to dump a wrecked vehicle, driving people to...
Forum: Ride reports 03-21-2008, 10:23 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,293
Posted By durandal
1) Same bridge? ...

1) Same bridge?

http://lh6.google.com/vsalasn/R9tSindAI1I/AAAAAAAAAck/aoJwC-L3gSE/s800/IMG_2970.jpg

As:
...
Forum: Ride reports 03-21-2008, 09:39 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,293
Posted By durandal
Dale Maestro, keep it coming. Ese Alvaro es...

Dale Maestro, keep it coming.

Ese Alvaro es un tipo aperrado, keep an eye on him, because he's going to be producing great RRs in future. In December and Jan on our rides I lost count how many...
Forum: Ride reports 03-16-2008, 11:48 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,293
Posted By durandal
Dale maestro, daleeee! I can't believe...

Dale maestro, daleeee!

I can't believe anyone could pack more crap onto a 250 than I did on my Carretera Austral ride, but you sure beat me! :-P

d.
Forum: Ride reports 03-15-2008, 10:53 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,089
Posted By durandal
Fond memories of San Pedro de Atacama I used to...

Fond memories of San Pedro de Atacama I used to go up there on the bus to escape dreary Santiago winters. I'd pack a photocopied textobook or two, under the illusion that I'd study a bit once there....
Forum: Thumpers 02-28-2008, 04:39 PM
Replies: 78,970
Views: 8,662,183
Posted By durandal
I honestly think I'll never take this engine into...

I honestly think I'll never take this engine into a racing regime. Also: The cooling brought about by the head's fins must be an order of magnitudeat least larger than the cooling from air flowing...
Forum: Thumpers 02-28-2008, 01:10 PM
Replies: 78,970
Views: 8,662,183
Posted By durandal
R skid plate on an L

Hi there,

As I was researching skid plate options for my L, I came across someone with an R plate. It has greater lateral coverage, so I was interested.

Long story short, the Utah Sport Cycles...
Forum: Thumpers 02-19-2008, 11:21 AM
Replies: 78,970
Views: 8,662,183
Posted By durandal
Ah, nostalgia... that was my first bike! d.

Ah, nostalgia... that was my first bike!

d.
Forum: Ride reports 02-17-2008, 12:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,647
Posted By durandal
Oh, I'm sure you'll end up on a 250. And for now,...

Oh, I'm sure you'll end up on a 250. And for now, just enjoy that FJR!

If things go according to plan, I'll be returning every summer to ride the Andes. Think of it as a pilgrimage of sorts. So I...
Forum: Ride reports 02-17-2008, 11:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,647
Posted By durandal
I might print that pic out and stick it on my...

I might print that pic out and stick it on my wall. Shall I print one for you as well, Steve? :evil

d.
Forum: Thumpers 02-09-2008, 12:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,403
Posted By durandal
This is for an XR250R. ...

This is for an XR250R.

http://flightoftheplatypus.blogspot.com/2007/11/maintaining-your-front-suspension.html

Hope it helps.

d.
Forum: Equipment 02-07-2008, 11:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,109
Posted By durandal
Hey guys, I'm thinking of ordering the...

Hey guys,

I'm thinking of ordering the Multiplo Ts again: I have them on my XR250R at home and love them. They keep the wind and rain off your hands and have taken crash after crash.

Has...
Forum: Thumpers 02-06-2008, 09:19 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,011
Posted By durandal
I wonder what that colour is called... the mind...

I wonder what that colour is called... the mind cringes at the possibilities.

d.
Forum: Thumpers 02-06-2008, 09:09 PM
Replies: 78,970
Views: 8,662,183
Posted By durandal
Is this the guy you mean? ...

Is this the guy you mean?

http://www.geocities.com/MotorCity/Garage/6368/

I saw what he'd done to that... teal XR650L and I just felt sad. No, rather, I was quite amazed. It was when I saw the...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-05-2008, 06:15 PM
Replies: 1,060
Views: 340,657
Posted By durandal
This qualifies I guess. ...

This qualifies I guess.

http://i28.photobucket.com/albums/c231/individual61/adach/IMG_7528-wmk.jpg

From here ("http://flightoftheplatypus.blogspot.com/2007/07/planes-and-hills.html).

d.
Forum: Ride reports 02-05-2008, 10:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,647
Posted By durandal
Mmmm... peeeebreeee! :-P So you're going for...

Mmmm... peeeebreeee! :-P

So you're going for a 250 as well? I knew it!

d.
Forum: Thumpers 01-29-2008, 09:25 PM
Replies: 78,970
Views: 8,662,183
Posted By durandal
Here's another for you. :-P ...

Here's another for you. :-P

http://i28.photobucket.com/albums/c231/individual61/valle%20las%20arenas%202/yeso1-wmk-1.jpg

Can't believe that bike is sitting in the garage and I can't ride it...
Forum: Thumpers 01-29-2008, 01:36 PM
Replies: 78,970
Views: 8,662,183
Posted By durandal
Thanks! You may or may not have caught a few...

Thanks!

You may or may not have caught a few of my posts in the Ride reports forum. If you're bored, a nice place to start is the Carretera Austral thread.
...
Forum: Thumpers 01-29-2008, 01:03 PM
Replies: 78,970
Views: 8,662,183
Posted By durandal
New XR650L owner

Hi all.

I recently bought a 99 XR650L 5400 miles on it, and in good condition. I have yet to ride her, because I'm working on the helmet and insurance and so on. It's hard when you don't own a car...
Forum: Ride reports 01-18-2008, 08:10 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,138
Posted By durandal
Great RR, always nice to see good pics of Chile. ...

Great RR, always nice to see good pics of Chile.

I, too, did the Valle del Elqui around winter. That was a year or two ago, though. We got to the Aduana, and had to turn back. We hadn't planned on...
Forum: Ride reports 01-18-2008, 07:53 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,728
Posted By durandal
Hey maestro, qu tal. Nice pics. I just got...

Hey maestro, qu tal.

Nice pics. I just got back from a month in Chile of riding hard, hard, hard. It was good to be on home turf again.

I echoed part of your green route on a road trip with my...
Forum: Ride reports 12-09-2007, 01:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,088
Posted By durandal
Multiple shots of people peeing? Check. ...

Multiple shots of people peeing? Check.
Leather-clad people being spanked while humping a tailpipe? Check.
Speedbikes wallowing in the mud? Check.

I like!...
Forum: Ride reports 12-09-2007, 12:25 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,691
Posted By durandal
Great RR, nothing compares to the glowing feeling...

Great RR, nothing compares to the glowing feeling of being amazed at your bike's abilities.



Bingo! That's exactly what it's like. For added kicks, try it in Santiago, where the giant urban...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-09-2007, 12:00 PM
Replies: 9,293
Views: 3,651,787
Posted By durandal
If it's pixels he wants, then it's pixels he'll...

If it's pixels he wants, then it's pixels he'll get, by gawd! :wink:

d.

PS: I'm reading your KLX250 adventure!
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-09-2007, 11:43 AM
Replies: 9,293
Views: 3,651,787
Posted By durandal
This IS my hobby, you insensitive clod! :rofl ...

This IS my hobby, you insensitive clod! :rofl




Aha! Well, well.

I have one pic of myself that I like a lot... but it was taken by Camilo, on the trip down south. I left it out, because I...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-08-2007, 09:55 PM
Replies: 9,293
Views: 3,651,787
Posted By durandal
Well, the attribution info on my normal pics is...

Well, the attribution info on my normal pics is done via a rather complex (but 100% automated) process. I didn't like any of the paid or free programs out there that did this, so I rolled my own.
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-08-2007, 08:40 PM
Replies: 9,293
Views: 3,651,787
Posted By durandal
Hehe... well.. now that you mention it, I *did*...

Hehe... well.. now that you mention it, I *did* have a Mad Max phase.

http://i28.photobucket.com/albums/c231/individual61/best/chicureo-1024.jpg

:D

d.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-08-2007, 08:26 PM
Replies: 9,293
Views: 3,651,787
Posted By durandal
There is, but that's not where the name came...

There is, but that's not where the name came from. There's two large-scale uses of the name other than the original use that I am aware of.

One is the runway-busting munition called Durandal.
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-08-2007, 07:39 PM
Replies: 9,293
Views: 3,651,787
Posted By durandal
I'd like to try my luck with the front page...

I'd like to try my luck with the front page selection. I wouldn't be surprised if these don't make it, but hey, you've gotta try! :-)

First, a pic GadgetBoy suggested I post in this thread. He's...
Forum: Ride reports 12-08-2007, 07:23 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 26,072
Posted By durandal
Fantastic RR, more, more! Several of my...

Fantastic RR, more, more!

Several of my friends have a Honda Falcon NX4. It's manufactured in Brazil, same as the XR 125 L (my first bike) and the Honda Bros 150 bikes. Quality-wise, pretty good,...
Forum: Ride reports 12-06-2007, 02:40 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 12,950
Posted By durandal
Wow. Your pics made my day. Thanks! (I'm...

Wow. Your pics made my day. Thanks!

(I'm sharing this thread with the people back home– same latitude as you!)

d.
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