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Forum: Racing 09-16-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 268
Posted By Mike_MRS
The cheapest in cost terms are the Greek events,...

The cheapest in cost terms are the Greek events, Hellas and Serres.

Ask yourself why would a company sponsor you? What's in it for them?
Forum: Racing 08-29-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 15,026
Posted By Mike_MRS
Safari Rear Tank for KTM

8.8L To fit MY12 onwards EXC - New in packaging. Includes all tank fixings and instructions (does not include fuel line). These are normally over £500 in Europe. Ideal for Rally use or extended...
Forum: Racing 08-28-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 1,952
Views: 134,849
Posted By Mike_MRS
He held the racing line, as he is entitled to do....

He held the racing line, as he is entitled to do. Rosberg was behind him, not level.
Forum: Racing 08-28-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 8,187
Posted By Mike_MRS
Gonc has said in interview, nav error, loss of...

Gonc has said in interview, nav error, loss of around 3 minutes.
Forum: Racing 08-26-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 1,952
Views: 134,849
Posted By Mike_MRS
Were you even watching the same race???! That is...

Were you even watching the same race???! That is horsehit mate. Is it not a clue that Lauda and Wolff said it wasn't acceptable? Nico was behind Hamilton FFS!
...
Forum: Racing 08-19-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 15,026
Posted By Mike_MRS
Dottori Fairing for 12-15 KTM four stroke EXC...

Dottori Fairing for 12-15 KTM four stroke EXC with standard tank or acerbis 11.5L tank. Flatted, finished and painted. £230 plus shipping (UK & Europe). Note, if using with MY14/15, requires use of...
Forum: Racing 07-31-2014, 11:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,746
Posted By Mike_MRS
Tony, next time you're having a mess with the...

Tony, next time you're having a mess with the bike, maybe just take a look at the cables :1drink

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Forum: Thumpers 07-20-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,441
Posted By Mike_MRS
Dave, don't confuse the issue with RFS bikes....

Dave, don't confuse the issue with RFS bikes. They need stiffer springs - the geometry is different to the new bikes, the rear is more vertical etc. You're not comparing apples with apples, mate.
Forum: Thumpers 07-19-2014, 04:43 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,441
Posted By Mike_MRS
I'd say go for an 84nm on the rear and see how it...

I'd say go for an 84nm on the rear and see how it works sag wise. If it's too much, go for 88. Remember you need less nm on the rear than the RFS engine bikes etc.

I'm amazed at just how stiff...
Forum: Thumpers 07-18-2014, 11:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,441
Posted By Mike_MRS
I know what the chart says but I think 4.8 will...

I know what the chart says but I think 4.8 will be too stiff for you. I'd go with 4.6. but dont put any preload on at all. Then check the front sag - put the bike ona stand and put a zip tie on one...
Forum: Racing 06-30-2014, 03:41 AM
Replies: 4,776
Views: 567,434
Posted By Mike_MRS
You can buy the gas gas bike direct from JVO....

You can buy the gas gas bike direct from JVO. It's a waste of time trying to deal with the factory.
Forum: Racing 06-27-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 1,952
Views: 134,849
Posted By Mike_MRS
Agreed. It's not Bernie though, it's the FIA ...

Agreed. It's not Bernie though, it's the FIA

And also, titanium skid blocks to come back to sparks fly? WTF? This is what it's come to to make it more interesting? Forced sparks from a car?!
Forum: Thumpers 06-25-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 450
Posted By Mike_MRS
Interesting. I have crossfires which have an...

Interesting. I have crossfires which have an ankle pivot so I'm not sure that's going to work for me, I'll give it a go though, cheers :D
Forum: Thumpers 06-25-2014, 01:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 450
Posted By Mike_MRS
How's that for long periods? don't you get ankle...

How's that for long periods? don't you get ankle flex?
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 450
Posted By Mike_MRS
It's the proximity of the foot to the tip of the...

It's the proximity of the foot to the tip of the lever under hard acceleration when standing. The pegs are so sharp and grippy its tough to stick a foot out a little, which i dont want to do anyway...
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 450
Posted By Mike_MRS
Pivot Pegz users with big feet

I run a 450 excf and have size 12 1/2 feet. I was just given a set of Pivot Pegz (mark III) to try and I wonder if the guys using them can answer a question? How do you stop downshifting...
Forum: Racing 06-17-2014, 12:04 AM
Replies: 1,952
Views: 134,849
Posted By Mike_MRS
Like so many things these days, F1 has become...

Like so many things these days, F1 has become over-regulated and over-inspected. The move to "more efficient" is not helpful I think. F1 should be a showcase of the Worlds engineering talent, and...
Forum: Racing 06-06-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 2,072
Views: 388,605
Posted By Mike_MRS
Zorba, the tree will fit no problem, I'd have to...

Zorba, the tree will fit no problem, I'd have to look at the headstock of one to see if the normal block and backing plate will fit correctly or if it'd need a different one maching. I suspect that...
Forum: Racing 06-05-2014, 12:09 AM
Replies: 2,072
Views: 388,605
Posted By Mike_MRS
Patrick, this is a shot of ours without roadbook,...

Patrick, this is a shot of ours without roadbook, plate or trips etc

It pretty much depends on what you're looking for in terms of solution and what you're most comfortable with. Pictured is the...
Forum: Racing 05-13-2014, 03:07 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 20,225
Posted By Mike_MRS
Best is to contact the suppliers in your relevant...

Best is to contact the suppliers in your relevant country and ask them - if people keep emailing Tony it just means more time taken for him to reply rather than work :D

So supplier wise, that's...
Forum: Racing 05-01-2014, 01:43 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 22,040
Posted By Mike_MRS
I can see from the tracker that our guys just got...

I can see from the tracker that our guys just got to the port in Ancona :clap
Forum: Racing 04-27-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 22,040
Posted By Mike_MRS
Well said Lee. Will be raising a glass to him. ...

Well said Lee. Will be raising a glass to him.


For anyone flying in Sunday (4th), we have two spaces for passenger transport from Athens airport to Nafpaktos (leaving the airport around 1300),...
Forum: Racing 04-21-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,551
Posted By Mike_MRS
The orga seems incredibly slow getting results out

The orga seems incredibly slow getting results out
Forum: Racing 04-15-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 4,776
Views: 567,434
Posted By Mike_MRS
You're right :thumb

You're right :thumb
Forum: Racing 04-15-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 4,776
Views: 567,434
Posted By Mike_MRS
Surely mid-engined, spaceframe, 4WD

Surely mid-engined, spaceframe, 4WD
Forum: Racing 04-05-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 15,789
Posted By Mike_MRS
Baz, yes, top 15 choose start order. Bam Bam has...

Baz, yes, top 15 choose start order. Bam Bam has decided on starting last, presumably so he doesnt have to navigate :evil

Awesome result from Ollie too
Forum: Racing 04-04-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 15,789
Posted By Mike_MRS
Don't get me wrong, I am rooting for Sam, as a...

Don't get me wrong, I am rooting for Sam, as a fellow Brit there'd be nothing better :clap
Forum: Racing 04-03-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 15,789
Posted By Mike_MRS
Sams back yard, he should do well, but hasnt had...

Sams back yard, he should do well, but hasnt had much time on the bike? So I'll be controversial and go for:

1) Bam Bam
2) Marc
3) Sam

Good luck to Ollie, and to my Russian friends :D
Forum: Racing 03-27-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 4,776
Views: 567,434
Posted By Mike_MRS
Blasphemy possibly but does anyone actually know...

Blasphemy possibly but does anyone actually know what Cyril is like as a driver? ie is he any good or is the plan to have him train 24/7 etc
Forum: Racing 03-16-2014, 02:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,295
Posted By Mike_MRS
For anyone with an MY12 or later bike I can...

For anyone with an MY12 or later bike I can supply a fitting which replaces the "blank" bolt at the front of the fuel pump (ie the bolt on the base just ahead of the outlet to the throttle body)....
Forum: Racing 02-16-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 2,072
Views: 388,605
Posted By Mike_MRS
Ah ok, makes sense :1drink Rm, it's the...

Ah ok, makes sense :1drink

Rm, it's the bracket for an ertf gps
Forum: Racing 02-16-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 2,072
Views: 388,605
Posted By Mike_MRS
Hagen, your block looks like ally but is tapped?...

Hagen, your block looks like ally but is tapped? You find the threads to be strong enough? We chose steel for the backing block

Can I ask why 5 taps in the side of the block? They look like m6?
Forum: Racing 02-15-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 2,072
Views: 388,605
Posted By Mike_MRS
We've found no need for welding (and have had...

We've found no need for welding (and have had some epic crashes :clap)

a radiused mild steel block inside the headstock a bit like the one Gany posted (slightly simpler design than that though),...
Forum: Thumpers 02-14-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 18,363
Posted By Mike_MRS
Better a Maxxis IT rear to be honest. The size is...

Better a Maxxis IT rear to be honest. The size is stated on the wall as 120, but they are closer to a 140. The M02 is a perfect fit, we ran 4 bikes all last year including 8 weekend rallies and...
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2014, 04:26 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 10,964
Posted By Mike_MRS
With Alberto's tree you use the legs to attach...

With Alberto's tree you use the legs to attach the fairing. You have to cut and bend the legs to suit the fairing, it doesn't attach to the tank at all.

We make brackets for bikes (08 onwards)...
Forum: Thumpers 02-09-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 407
Posted By Mike_MRS
Not 100% certain yet, but the bottom of the tank...

Not 100% certain yet, but the bottom of the tank is lower than the carb. Can't put a pic up yet as the tank is only at the plug stage. Going to be moulding in the next 10 days or so
Forum: Thumpers 02-09-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 407
Posted By Mike_MRS
Mikuni install on 530

Anyone done it for the purpose of moving fuel from a rear aux tank to the carb? If so is there anything to be aware of in terms of pump position and how the pump reacts if the petcock is closed? Any...
Forum: Thumpers 02-08-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 10,964
Posted By Mike_MRS
Cheers, have replied, think it's gone to your...

Cheers, have replied, think it's gone to your gmail, can't message you back on here for some reason :1drink
Forum: Thumpers 02-08-2014, 01:43 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 10,964
Posted By Mike_MRS
Gotcha. I think after Hellas and a few other...

Gotcha. I think after Hellas and a few other things that the mrs might have something to say about yet another weekend away :rofl

The tank is orange though, not black. But I can do you a deal on...
Forum: Thumpers 02-07-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 10,964
Posted By Mike_MRS
Jez what's your frame shape? There was a change...

Jez what's your frame shape? There was a change at some point during 03, I have a Baja rear Tank which fits the earlier frame shape which was sent in error by the guys in California. I can send a pic...
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