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Forum: Ride reports 09-29-2014, 12:18 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 16,583
Posted By pdegroote
A good start.., subscribed!

A good start.., subscribed!
Forum: Ride reports 06-20-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 15,453
Posted By pdegroote
good luck.

good luck.
Forum: Airheads 03-24-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 27,804
Posted By pdegroote
If that's your definition of a stinkin' bike, you...

If that's your definition of a stinkin' bike, you can "pruts" on my bike anytime...


:wink:
Forum: Europe 01-31-2014, 03:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 927
Posted By pdegroote
The programme

Programme 10th International GS Easter Meeting 2014



Friday:
Check-inn : From 14h00 onwards
Bar : From 14h00 onwards
Supper : From 19h00 till 21h00
Forum: Asia 01-30-2014, 12:57 AM
Replies: 296
Views: 22,152
Posted By pdegroote
Don't tell me you forgot that the steak on your...

Don't tell me you forgot that the steak on your plate used to be part of a cow...:)

The pictures make me look forward to my next trip to china. I will have to be cautious though. Last trip made me...
Forum: Europe 01-23-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 927
Posted By pdegroote
You can register for the event here...

You can register for the event here (http://www.bmw-mc-vl.be/nl/index.php/club-actief/gs-meeting-2014)
Forum: Thumpers 01-23-2014, 04:48 AM
Replies: 1,435
Views: 277,285
Posted By pdegroote
I would assume that if you use it to cross...

I would assume that if you use it to cross continents (unless you stay in US and Europe), you'd be faced with repairs out of dealer's reach anyway no matter what brand you use, and forced to do your...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-17-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 10,486
Views: 3,443,247
Posted By pdegroote
https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-TXjmuOo5Bzc/UbT...

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-TXjmuOo5Bzc/UbTg7d0EGSI/AAAAAAAAF1s/f8rE9B4sPAM/w679-h507-no/Foto%2527s+2013-06-10+04.08.57+AM.jpg

...
Forum: Thumpers 01-17-2014, 01:22 AM
Replies: 1,435
Views: 277,285
Posted By pdegroote
Why do you call the bike "asian"? And what would...

Why do you call the bike "asian"? And what would that imply?



Why is this engine outdated?

regards
Forum: Europe 01-15-2014, 03:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 927
Posted By pdegroote
The full program will be published next week ...

The full program will be published next week

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-DPe2Rru0MYM/UtZfd41aTpI/AAAAAAAAG50/WTwM2fr5TVw/w363-h507-no/Screenshot+from+2014-01-15+10%253A40%253A33.png
Forum: Europe 01-10-2014, 05:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 440
Posted By pdegroote
I'm pretty sure it can be done... But don't have...

I'm pretty sure it can be done... But don't have a ready-made track. There is a company offering " La diagonale" in france, going from deauville all the way to the mediterranean... But it is a...
Forum: Europe 01-06-2014, 05:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 927
Posted By pdegroote
10th International GS Easter Meeting in Belgium

The 10th international GS Easter meeting will be held from (no surprise) 18 april to 21 april 2014.

There is accomodation to set up a tent on the grounds. On Saturday and Sunday various...
Forum: Ride reports 01-04-2014, 02:40 AM
Replies: 650
Views: 205,451
Posted By pdegroote
Mirrors and indicators ARE consumables on any...

Mirrors and indicators ARE consumables on any bike used for offroading... Either remove them, or get used replacing them...:lol3
Forum: Thumpers 01-01-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 28,702
Views: 3,518,143
Posted By pdegroote
Some have used gs500 alloy wheels on a dr 350....

Some have used gs500 alloy wheels on a dr 350. Try to google for "gs500 dr350".


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Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 12-29-2013, 10:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 551
Posted By pdegroote
Currently i am not in a position to verify my...

Currently i am not in a position to verify my claim, but i suspect that to be a rare earth magnet. These are quite strong. A possible source of a rare earth magnet is a hard disk. Take a faulty hard...
Forum: Asia Pacific 12-28-2013, 06:41 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,543
Posted By pdegroote
I was not exactly planning on going home, but...

I was not exactly planning on going home, but rather touring china during a month.. Got some friends there...


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Forum: Ride reports 12-25-2013, 10:45 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 30,560
Posted By pdegroote
Got a first row seat.. :) Sent from my...

Got a first row seat.. :)


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Forum: Asia Pacific 12-24-2013, 12:48 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,543
Posted By pdegroote
I know the report. I have read just about every...

I know the report. I have read just about every page twice. I know i am unable to do all that route. Having been a pencil-pusher for the better part of my life, my physical condition can hardly be...
Forum: Asia Pacific 12-13-2013, 02:15 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,543
Posted By pdegroote
I have plans to do some part of it in 2015. ...

I have plans to do some part of it in 2015.

rgds
Forum: Thumpers 11-22-2013, 05:24 PM
Replies: 28,702
Views: 3,518,143
Posted By pdegroote
the site states prices in USD... (179 USD for...

the site states prices in USD... (179 USD for the rack, and shipping cost of 68 USD) You may be liable to import duties, as it seems to be made and shipped out of Ukraine.

rgds
Forum: Thumpers 11-22-2013, 06:54 AM
Replies: 28,702
Views: 3,518,143
Posted By pdegroote
Came across this today:...

Came across this today: http://www.mmotoparts.com/product/complete-rack-for-suzuki-dr-250s-dr350s


(not affiliated with the company, but considering to order two racks for the DR's I have... as...
Forum: Europe 11-16-2013, 12:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 505
Posted By pdegroote
why not just buy SKF bearings? Well known, good...

why not just buy SKF bearings? Well known, good quality and often cheaper then OEM...

This is an skf dealer in brussels... You can find more on the SKF-Benelux website (I am in no way affiliated...
Forum: Asia Pacific 10-15-2013, 03:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,604
Posted By pdegroote
acquiring a bike is one thing... Once that is...

acquiring a bike is one thing... Once that is solved, the next problems arise: get a drivers license and register the bike... I guess knowledge of chinese is a pre-requisite if you want to obtain a...
Forum: Ride reports 10-13-2013, 02:06 AM
Replies: 4,877
Views: 3,314,024
Posted By pdegroote
And that's where (my) trouble starts...:shog

And that's where (my) trouble starts...:shog
Forum: Ride reports 10-12-2013, 01:35 AM
Replies: 4,877
Views: 3,314,024
Posted By pdegroote
Maybe I'll be in a position to provide some...

Maybe I'll be in a position to provide some feedback on a DR350 by end of 2015, if my plans work out. But at this stage I'm still working on the bike(s). They need a larger fuel tank, a better...
Forum: Thumpers 10-05-2013, 08:55 AM
Replies: 28,702
Views: 3,518,143
Posted By pdegroote
I agree.. the problem by using a socket and...

I agree.. the problem by using a socket and hammer is that you only act on the outer race of the bearing... Guess I'll better get proper tools, if I ever need to replace that in the field.

Regards...
Forum: Thumpers 10-05-2013, 08:28 AM
Replies: 28,702
Views: 3,518,143
Posted By pdegroote
Thanks everyone for the input... I've sorted...

Thanks everyone for the input...

I've sorted it out the following way:

1) Heat the hub, so it expands enough to litterally "drop in" the bearings at the sprocket side.
2) Heat the hub, as in...
Forum: Thumpers 10-03-2013, 06:51 AM
Replies: 28,702
Views: 3,518,143
Posted By pdegroote
Laugh It certainly does help :nod:nod:nod... if only...

It certainly does help :nod:nod:nod... if only for letting me sleep again at night.
For the time being I'll go with option 1, the quick n dirty fix. In due time (winter time :lol3) I'll have a go at...
Forum: Thumpers 10-03-2013, 06:08 AM
Replies: 28,702
Views: 3,518,143
Posted By pdegroote
rear wheel bearing issues on dr350

(cross-posted on maximum-suzuki.com)

ok, I've measured everything up and it all adds up nicely , and still I've knackered two sets of bearings...

Let me explain.

I removed the bearings (3...
Forum: Thumpers 08-10-2013, 02:37 PM
Replies: 28,702
Views: 3,518,143
Posted By pdegroote
2 sparks per cycle in stead of one? (not sure,...

2 sparks per cycle in stead of one? (not sure, but I remember having read that some bikes generate 2 sparks per 4 strokes....)
Forum: Equipment 08-05-2013, 03:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,956
Posted By pdegroote
ok, that helps :thumb... thanks for the info. ...

ok, that helps :thumb... thanks for the info.

rgds
Patrick
Forum: Equipment 07-29-2013, 12:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,956
Posted By pdegroote
similar problem

I'm looking at a similar issue... I have bought an acerbis tank, but I am missing the mounting hardware. As far as I know, the upper mountings of the engine are used with longer bolts. On one side...
Forum: Asia Pacific 07-09-2013, 04:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,604
Posted By pdegroote
Depends on what you mean. Bring your own bike to...

Depends on what you mean. Bring your own bike to china: not many have accomplished this without an official (and expensive) guide. Buy a bike in china and ride around seems to be easier. Search this...
Forum: Asia 06-15-2013, 10:06 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 22,152
Posted By pdegroote
Great pictures of a beautiful country. I wish I...

Great pictures of a beautiful country. I wish I could get around as you do. I'm currently in Chongqing, heading for Beijing in a few days. But alas, I'm stuck with public transportation partially...
Forum: Ride reports 05-21-2013, 08:37 AM
Replies: 4,877
Views: 3,314,024
Posted By pdegroote
Order your coffin :D and be happy, I'm planning...

Order your coffin :D and be happy, I'm planning for a ride in 2015.

rgds
P.
Forum: Ride reports 04-17-2013, 03:44 AM
Replies: 4,877
Views: 3,314,024
Posted By pdegroote
No files found... so should be ok. Thanks for the...

No files found... so should be ok. Thanks for the advice but let's not hijack the thread any longer...

Regards

Patrick
Forum: Ride reports 04-17-2013, 02:27 AM
Replies: 4,877
Views: 3,314,024
Posted By pdegroote
It's a shared environment so the possibilities of...

It's a shared environment so the possibilities of controlling access are reduced. (no shell access). But as I've seen it, files are only RW for owner and R for group... so that should be ok... I...
Forum: Ride reports 04-16-2013, 12:00 PM
Replies: 4,877
Views: 3,314,024
Posted By pdegroote
Walter, Glad I could sort it out. I wasn't...

Walter,

Glad I could sort it out. I wasn't too sure in the beginning. It turned out to be only a minor hack. Nothing was missing or damaged. So the effort was limited. :D

Anyway, there was...
Forum: Ride reports 04-15-2013, 12:01 PM
Replies: 4,877
Views: 3,314,024
Posted By pdegroote
Thanks

Thanks
Forum: Ride reports 04-15-2013, 06:38 AM
Replies: 4,877
Views: 3,314,024
Posted By pdegroote
www.sibirskyextreme.com

I am not that familiar with wordpress... Malware? must have been a loophole in the system allowing one to upload. I can try and see if I can find some the issues with wordpress... I'll let you know...
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