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Forum: Europe 05-20-2015, 02:11 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,608
Posted By Possu
As co-organiser and chief navigator for the...

As co-organiser and chief navigator for the majority of the trails we rode, I thought I'd better add my thoughts.

I enjoyed every single mile we rode, regardless of whether it was trail or tarmac,...
Forum: Thumpers 05-13-2015, 03:50 PM
Replies: 1,672
Views: 354,691
Posted By Possu
Portugal's even better than Spain: ...

Portugal's even better than Spain:

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1063960
Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2015, 03:14 PM
Replies: 1,672
Views: 354,691
Posted By Possu
Does the acquisition of this bike mean that Chris...

Does the acquisition of this bike mean that Chris will soon be joining us again on the trails after an absence of a few years?

If so, there's a weekend of riding in Wiltshire this very weekend...
Forum: Europe 05-12-2015, 10:57 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,608
Posted By Possu
Bit disappointed that Jane swore after the crash,...

Bit disappointed that Jane swore after the crash, I thought she was too cultured to know such phrases.....

On the other hand, I'm impressed that she kept the throttle open until she came off the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-09-2015, 04:36 PM
Replies: 6,705
Views: 1,027,261
Posted By Possu
Last week in northern Portugal: ...

Last week in northern Portugal:

http://possu.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Portugal/2015-Spring-Portugal-Patricks/i-mxmHLVT/0/M/P1050696-M.jpg
...
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 6,705
Views: 1,027,261
Posted By Possu
FE390: sat nav wiring

Need to wire in a Montana pretty quick, am I right in thinking that there are spare accessory wire behind the headlight that I can wire the Montana to?

In the little plate the runs across the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2015, 03:07 PM
Replies: 6,705
Views: 1,027,261
Posted By Possu
Checked the valve clearances on my FE390 last...

Checked the valve clearances on my FE390 last weekend and was impressed that in 164 hours, they had not moved at all. Says a lot about the design.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-02-2015, 02:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,140
Posted By Possu
Or you could just cut off the back of the wrap...

Or you could just cut off the back of the wrap around fork guards:

http://possu.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Misc-Bike-Stuff/421214_pCtNVc#!i=2560275921&k=XmS3V6t&lb=1&s=A
...
Forum: Thumpers 11-05-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,258
Posted By Possu
That's them, I prefer the model with the blue...

That's them, I prefer the model with the blue seat, slightly smaller rear end / tank and tidier headlight.
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,258
Posted By Possu
Wonder if this explains the absence of the 690...

Wonder if this explains the absence of the 690 Enduro on the KTM stand at last weeks Dirt Bike Show here in the UK. Mind you it was also absent from the Husky stand.

The 701 above is not a patch...
Forum: Racing 11-04-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 42,834
Posted By Possu
Great news, looking forward to the bike and rider...

Great news, looking forward to the bike and rider doing well in the Dakar. :thumb
Forum: Europe 10-18-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,403
Posted By Possu
Be quiet, let him be, better for the rest of...

Be quiet, let him be, better for the rest of us......
Forum: Europe 09-07-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 805
Posted By Possu
Just search for Pyrenees in the Europe section,...

Just search for Pyrenees in the Europe section, there are plenty of ride reports going back several years.
Forum: Europe 09-05-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,930
Posted By Possu
More than happy to arrange a weekend of...

More than happy to arrange a weekend of trailriding in Wiltshire for you, just let me know.
Forum: Europe 09-04-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,930
Posted By Possu
Excellent report, really enjoyed it. :thumb

Excellent report, really enjoyed it. :thumb
Forum: Europe 09-02-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,653
Posted By Possu
http://possu.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Advrider-Wilt...

http://possu.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Advrider-Wiltshire-Weekend/i-RTCPNWq/0/L/Advrider%20Wiltshire%20Weekend%20August%202014%20donation-L.jpg

Thank You! :thumb
Forum: Face plant 09-01-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,440
Posted By Possu
After a week of putting up with a slightly...

After a week of putting up with a slightly swollen right hand, I went to the hospital on Saturday and was told I'd chipped a small piece of bone of the middle finger on my right hand hand where it...
Forum: Europe 08-31-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,653
Posted By Possu
Desperate measures were needed to defeat the Hun....

Desperate measures were needed to defeat the Hun. :augie

As I couldn't ride Sunday I took Danielle to visit Avebury as she'd heard that the stones possessed magical healing powers and that hugging...
Forum: Face plant 08-26-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,440
Posted By Possu
I normally enjoy ruts, most of my local trails...

I normally enjoy ruts, most of my local trails are rutted to some degree. The lane I was riding in the video is one of my favourites and normally reach 40mph, a few bits of vegetation proved my...
Forum: Face plant 08-25-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,440
Posted By Possu
Loosing sight of the ruts....

Lost sight of the ruts I was riding on Saturday, paid the price. Sore shoulder, arm, wrist and swollen hand, nothing broken. Suffered a friction burn to my right forearm through my Klim Valdez,...
Forum: Europe 08-25-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,653
Posted By Possu
Mid morning found Vasco the archeologist on his...

Mid morning found Vasco the archeologist on his knees and his 690 on its side, it turned out that whilst riding he'd spotted an interesting piece of pottery embedded in the ground and that lacking a...
Forum: Europe 08-25-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,653
Posted By Possu
Advrider Wiltshire Weekend......

A group of us assembled at the Golden Swan Pub in Wilcot, nr Marlborough during the Bank Holiday Weekend for the 4th year in a row for a weekend of trail-riding. By the time Simon T and myself...
Forum: Thumpers 08-25-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,797
Posted By Possu
Hi Chris, think about a lowered 690 Enduro, Jane...

Hi Chris, think about a lowered 690 Enduro, Jane has one that's seriously lowered yet has still ridden it in Albania and Morocco. The early versions have 3,000 mile service intervals with a valve...
Forum: Europe 08-05-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,625
Posted By Possu
Well done Louis :thumb, I'd seen pics of you...

Well done Louis :thumb, I'd seen pics of you dangling on a rope but hadn't realised how far you had to fall if you let go..... :huh
Forum: Europe 07-06-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 912
Posted By Possu
You could try sending a PM to GiorgioXT, he's...

You could try sending a PM to GiorgioXT, he's Italian, speaks good English but lives in Padua, he's always helpful and could at least get over the language barrier on your behalf.
Forum: Thumpers 07-05-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 27,457
Posted By Possu
I see that most people lift the tank to remove...

I see that most people lift the tank to remove the shock. I have TT racks fitted to mine and I don't like to fiddle with the upper rack mounts that screw in to the grab rail inserts in the tank as...
Forum: Europe 07-05-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 879
Views: 206,599
Posted By Possu
Akrapovic silencer

SOLD

Came with my Husaberg 390, it's been sat in its box for nearly 3 years.

One of the carbon hangers is broken and there's a small hole in the carbon silencer tip, both shown in the pics...
Forum: Europe 07-05-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 879
Views: 206,599
Posted By Possu
BMW Neck Brace - unused

Brand new in box, with tags and never used.

http://possu.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Stuff-for-sale/i-3xc5sqw/0/M/P1010387-M.jpg
...
Forum: Thumpers 06-18-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 22,750
Views: 2,818,122
Posted By Possu
Camcahin tensioner query

Looking at replacing the camchain tensioner on my '09 690, currently on 16,000 miles. There's a rattle type on the left hand side.

The only options I know of are:

Stock tensioner,
Rally Raid...
Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 12,012
Posted By Possu
My 690 came with the KTM Hard Parts item fitted,...

My 690 came with the KTM Hard Parts item fitted, I extended the rear to protect the master cylinder:

http://possu.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/KTM690-Enduro/i-kVgpfM9/0/M/IMG_0100-M.jpg
...
Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 666
Posted By Possu
Look in the handbook?

Look in the handbook?
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,667
Posted By Possu
I'd heard about Yellow Pig's type of fix but was...

I'd heard about Yellow Pig's type of fix but was paranoid about the bolt working loose and being ingested by the engine, hence doing it this way.

Threaded insert with M6 bolts and locknut:...
Forum: Europe 06-01-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 879
Views: 206,599
Posted By Possu
KTM 690 Enduro suspension for sale

Forks and rear shock from a 2010 690 Enduro, the model with the shorter suspension as standard from the factory. If your Enduro R (up to about 2012) is a bit tall, these will fit straight in and...
Forum: Europe 06-01-2014, 02:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 687
Posted By Possu
Not sure where the route takes you but there's a...

Not sure where the route takes you but there's a great campsite on the outskirts of Sort, on the Llavorsi side of town, right next to the river. They also rent out static caravans, can offer...
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 278
Posted By Possu
Hyde bashplate on a 690?

Anyone tried it?

Current have the aluminium KTM version that I've extended rearwards to protect the rear master cylinder and extended upwards following the line of the header pipe to prevent mud...
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,221
Posted By Possu
I recently bought the 275mm travel Tractive...

I recently bought the 275mm travel Tractive Overland shock from RR, only has rebound damping but does have the hydraulic preload and ride height adjusters.

I have a 90nm spring which is the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-25-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,667
Posted By Possu
KTM 690 air box fix...

If, like me, you've managed to over tighten the two 6mm screws that hold the air box lid in place and then pulled out the inserts, here's a more permanent fix than gluing them back in to place which...
Forum: Europe 05-22-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,403
Posted By Possu
Gareth, music in 2nd video is all from an old...

Gareth, music in 2nd video is all from an old Bassomatic's album, I think it's called "Set The Controls To The Heart Of The Bass" let me know if you want a copy.

Quite different terrain at times...
Forum: Europe 05-21-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,403
Posted By Possu
We spent the evening of Tuesday 29th at O Chana,...

We spent the evening of Tuesday 29th at O Chana, a lakeside hotel with large bunk type rooms and an excellent restaurant where I later found myself eating casserole of Chicken Gizzards, which was...
Forum: Europe 05-18-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,403
Posted By Possu
I reached Chaves ahead of the others and promptly...

I reached Chaves ahead of the others and promptly arranged rooms for the evening @ 30 Euros per room with en-suite & breakfast included. I'm then joined by Tim in his Jeep. He's about to start his...
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