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Forum: Road warriors 03-26-2015, 09:52 AM
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Views: 341,827
Posted By potski
Bamamate.. The NC did wel and the rider did...

Bamamate..

The NC did wel and the rider did even better :clap Nice work !

Cheers
Potski
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2015, 02:32 AM
Replies: 4,853
Views: 1,267,414
Posted By potski
Hi Tinywheel, Your country is AMAZING; love...

Hi Tinywheel,

Your country is AMAZING; love to visit one day !!!

I have been looking for a decent TW 200 for long time now (apparently there were only 65 200's imported here, but loads of...
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2015, 04:25 AM
Replies: 4,853
Views: 1,267,414
Posted By potski
Hi Tinywheel Great vids as usual, set in...

Hi Tinywheel

Great vids as usual, set in magnificent surroundings; the TW looks so right !....keep em coming.:clap

I'll get a TW one day if I can ever find a decent 200 here in France :(:
...
Forum: Ride reports 03-15-2015, 01:33 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 10,808
Posted By potski
Great update there Lee. A realy good trip...

Great update there Lee.

A realy good trip for you has well and truly turned into an ADVenture; thanks for sharing it with us.

Your Africa Twin too; just when most RD03's are getting...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-15-2015, 01:08 PM
Replies: 17,700
Views: 5,409,954
Posted By potski
Hi Lior, Result, :clap Time for a ride now...

Hi Lior,

Result, :clap Time for a ride now :D

Cheers
Potski
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-15-2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 17,700
Views: 5,409,954
Posted By potski
Hi Lior520, Was slightly joking there, but...

Hi Lior520,

Was slightly joking there, but still, I bet it's something very simple.

Check the simple things before taking stuff apart and possibly making new problems.

Bad fuel.
Water in...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-15-2015, 07:56 AM
Replies: 505
Views: 117,766
Posted By potski
Thanks Moss... Nice Morgan and photos btw :thumb

Thanks Moss... Nice Morgan and photos btw :thumb
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-15-2015, 07:45 AM
Replies: 17,700
Views: 5,409,954
Posted By potski
Side stand down? Not that I have...

Side stand down?

Not that I have ever made that mistake of course :doh :fpalm

Cheers
Potski
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-14-2015, 06:36 AM
Replies: 505
Views: 117,766
Posted By potski
And here's one of our next bikes, Suzuki 380 GT's...

And here's one of our next bikes, Suzuki 380 GT's at New Brighton, Wirral by the old pier, now well gone :-(

Really I wanted a Honda 500 Four, but it was just that bit out of my price range.
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-14-2015, 06:30 AM
Replies: 505
Views: 117,766
Posted By potski
Hi Everyone, Well, this is a great thread,...

Hi Everyone,

Well, this is a great thread, I've looked through it a few times and smiled at some of the photos from riders pasts.... here's one from the UK in 1974 of me and my treasured CB175,...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-07-2015, 05:01 AM
Replies: 17,700
Views: 5,409,954
Posted By potski
Hey Guys. Thought you may find this...

Hey Guys.

Thought you may find this interesting. Transalp 700 / Africa Twin.. You can use translate to get the story.

http://www.travelbike.it/forum/showthread.php?tid=6534&page=4

Cheers...
Forum: Ride reports 03-05-2015, 01:53 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,475
Posted By potski
Hi Martin, Great report as usual; visited...

Hi Martin,

Great report as usual; visited Norway a few times, but not in the winter; it's a stunning country. Not many of us probably have any knowledge of studs, so interesting to hear how they...
Forum: Ride reports 02-24-2015, 02:03 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 10,808
Posted By potski
Thanks for posting up more of your trip. It makes...

Thanks for posting up more of your trip. It makes for good reading with excellent photos. The A/T looking good in the desert.

Looking forward to more.

Cheers
Potski
Forum: Ride reports 02-18-2015, 07:53 AM
Replies: 382
Views: 91,989
Posted By potski
Hi Guys, You are certainly painting a very...

Hi Guys,

You are certainly painting a very nice picture of life, travel and how beautiful Mexico is. Nice towing; good to see fellow bikers helping each other.

You may come across these Honda...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-18-2015, 07:15 AM
Replies: 7,153
Views: 1,179,624
Posted By potski
Optimistic there RED CAT ...I hope you're right,...

Optimistic there RED CAT ...I hope you're right, but who said it'll be called an Africa Twin with True Adventure popped on the end and 2017 ... that soon :D:D:D

Cheers
Potski
Forum: Ride reports 02-18-2015, 03:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,419
Posted By potski
Miles away from Parkgate chippy as well hey Tarka...

Miles away from Parkgate chippy as well hey Tarka :rofl

Cheers
Potski
Forum: Ride reports 02-18-2015, 03:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,419
Posted By potski
I love Norway it's a beautiful country, great...

I love Norway it's a beautiful country, great people wonderful scenery; been there a few times.....


Great shots; BUT hang on, "MORE EXTREME" where's the tents ? Surely you weren't in the...
Forum: Ride reports 02-14-2015, 09:02 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 10,808
Posted By potski
Hi Lee, A very interesting and in many ways...

Hi Lee,

A very interesting and in many ways emotional tale you are writing about here. I hope you find whom and what you are searching for.

Looking forward to more Africa Twin travel and...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-07-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 14,542
Views: 5,323,944
Posted By potski
Hi 2Bold, Good luck; keep us posted on how...

Hi 2Bold,

Good luck; keep us posted on how it goes.

Cheers
Potski
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-07-2015, 10:07 AM
Replies: 14,542
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Posted By potski
Sorry 2Bold, yes I put the chain on, then load it...

Sorry 2Bold, yes I put the chain on, then load it etc, as it is in it's working position then.

Cheers
Potski
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-07-2015, 10:02 AM
Replies: 14,542
Views: 5,323,944
Posted By potski
My 1988 Transalp 600 shaft.

My 1988 Transalp 600 shaft.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-07-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 14,542
Views: 5,323,944
Posted By potski
Hi 2Bold, I put the chain on and turned the...

Hi 2Bold,

I put the chain on and turned the sprocket so that it was under load ie. the way it will be driven. So the glue does not take up the load, it's pretty much metal on metal the glue takes...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-07-2015, 09:02 AM
Replies: 14,542
Views: 5,323,944
Posted By potski
HI 2bold, Make sure the splines on shaft and...

HI 2bold,

Make sure the splines on shaft and new sprocket are super clean. Be liberal with the superglue making sure the load is taken up on the splines before leaving it to go off and none of...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-07-2015, 04:42 AM
Replies: 14,542
Views: 5,323,944
Posted By potski
Good point, good idea, it certainly wouldn't hurt...

Good point, good idea, it certainly wouldn't hurt if you're going through the agro of fitting a new shaft.

Cheers
Potski
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-07-2015, 01:35 AM
Replies: 14,542
Views: 5,323,944
Posted By potski
That's good; amazing how some bikes seem to get...

That's good; amazing how some bikes seem to get away with it and others don't. Guess the chain must have been run nice and slack. Controversial solution, but on my TA's and AT I started superglueing...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-06-2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 14,542
Views: 5,323,944
Posted By potski
Hi Lee, How are you're output shaft splines...

Hi Lee,

How are you're output shaft splines looking after 137,000kms ?

Cheers
Potski
Forum: Ride reports 02-03-2015, 11:03 AM
Replies: 420
Views: 96,137
Posted By potski
BLOODY BRILL Lyndon... fantastic ride and film!!...

BLOODY BRILL Lyndon... fantastic ride and film!! :clap:clap:clap

You definitely won the stick at, never give up till grim death award.... :bow

Looking forward to more.

Ride safe
...
Forum: Ride reports 01-21-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 10,808
Posted By potski
Hi MassiveLee, Looks like the start of a...

Hi MassiveLee,

Looks like the start of a great ADVenture and RR.... I'm in :D

You certainly took a chance on the old Africa Twin, but looks like a decent machine for all of 900 Euros.
Yep,...
Forum: Ride reports 12-24-2014, 12:48 AM
Replies: 382
Views: 91,989
Posted By potski
Hi Guys, Thanks for the update. I agree...

Hi Guys,

Thanks for the update. I agree with you on the camping out of sight thing; if no one knows you're there, no one can mess with you.

Trust you continue to enjoy your travels and...
Forum: Ride reports 12-21-2014, 02:30 AM
Replies: 420
Views: 96,137
Posted By potski
Hi Pyndon, Yet another amazing film,...

Hi Pyndon,

Yet another amazing film, packed with bikes and adventure travel and so professionally put together. Thanks to you and the crew for great entertainment.

Wishing you all a...
Forum: Ride reports 12-14-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 382
Views: 91,989
Posted By potski
Nice work guys. The Hepco Gobis look plastic...

Nice work guys. The Hepco Gobis look plastic fantastic on the TA; amazing they still had the racks for a 25 year young TA. Do you ever use the water carrying facility in the old Gobis; just...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-12-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 7,153
Views: 1,179,624
Posted By potski
Hey guys, What's happened to episode 2 of...

Hey guys,

What's happened to episode 2 of the True Adventure series, it's disappeared ????

Cheers
Potski
Forum: Ride reports 12-10-2014, 01:43 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,519
Posted By potski
Great RR, an adventure ride for all concerned...

Great RR, an adventure ride for all concerned that's for sure. Thoughts must go to the locals. It reminds me of the 2013 storms and floods in the Spanish Pyrenees.


Thanks for taking the time to...
Forum: Ride reports 12-06-2014, 03:14 AM
Replies: 382
Views: 91,989
Posted By potski
Hi Guys, Still enjoying your excellent RR. ...

Hi Guys,

Still enjoying your excellent RR.

Time for a break for you both at the Travel show; hope you or someone films your presentation.

Yep, those Mosko Moto panniers look the...
Forum: Ride reports 12-05-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,834
Posted By potski
Superb RR The real deal; thanks so much...

Superb RR

The real deal; thanks so much for posting. Hopefully you will write another RR in the future.

Ride Safe


Cheers
Potski :freaky
Forum: Ride reports 12-04-2014, 02:13 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,257
Posted By potski
Great RR, photos and ADVenture AME. It's a...

Great RR, photos and ADVenture AME. It's a stunning part of the world up there that's for sure.

Thanks for sharing.


Cheers
Potski :freaky
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-26-2014, 02:54 AM
Replies: 17,700
Views: 5,409,954
Posted By potski
Very sad news indeed. Most of us never met him,...

Very sad news indeed. Most of us never met him, but all of us new he was a good man with a huge passion and talent for motorcycling.

Potski
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-24-2014, 04:36 AM
Replies: 14,542
Views: 5,323,944
Posted By potski
Hi Stormforce and All, If I may, back...

Hi Stormforce and All,


If I may, back to VT 17 tooth Shadow front sprocket being replacement for original 16 tooth Africa Twin 97-03.


Is it me, am I going mad, or do these look slightly...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-23-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 7,153
Views: 1,179,624
Posted By potski
Nice cyborg nice.... fun on the Forum :clap good...

Nice cyborg nice.... fun on the Forum :clap good wheelie :D


Cheers
Potski :freaky
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-20-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 7,153
Views: 1,179,624
Posted By potski
Fair point, though whilst the KLR is a fine bike...

Fair point, though whilst the KLR is a fine bike it's a thumper, SO.. The Cagiva, nice stylish, but reliability????
The other BmmmmR thingy has a funny engine that sticks out of each side..:D
I...
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