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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 11:07 PM
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Posted By MarshkevUK
650 vs. 350 rear suspension linkage bolt comparison

Ok, well sorry for the late night post but here you are... interesting!

http://marshkev.smugmug.com/photos/i-4wHd7tr/0/L/i-4wHd7tr-L.jpg (http://marshkev.smugmug.com/DR-650/n-zcHcpK/i-4wHd7tr/A)...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 07:23 AM
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Posted By MarshkevUK
Thanks guys! (bolt dims)

A quick shout out to Plugeye and Suruppak

YOU GUYS ROCK!:clap

Cheers!:1drink
K.
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 07:18 AM
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Posted By MarshkevUK
Yeah, Plug-eye actually measured those for me in...

Yeah, Plug-eye actually measured those for me in response to a question i asked on the 350 thread. This was for research in connection with my ongoing investigation into whether to put zerks into the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2015, 07:18 AM
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Posted By MarshkevUK
As the wife also says...

It's all about timing...:wink:

i'll let you know if it pans out!

cheers,:1drink

K.
Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2015, 10:05 PM
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Posted By MarshkevUK
Size matters...

Hi gents!

i'm looking for a favor please:D

I'd like to know the length and diameter of the bolts in the picture below. As you know the 350's bigger brother was not so well endowed with all the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2015, 08:59 AM
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Posted By MarshkevUK
Many thanks Kezza

As always, thanks a lot for the pointers, as the outlook for windchill continues to be in -10 to 20 range i may as well get all the parts ordered :D

cheers, K.
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2015, 06:21 PM
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Posted By MarshkevUK
thanks a lot, appreciate the pointer!:D

thanks a lot, appreciate the pointer!:D
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2015, 03:21 PM
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Posted By MarshkevUK
rear suspension linkage issues.

Hi All,

So, I’m in the middle of replacing the swing arm on the bike…

(note to self-when pretending to be a 54 year old “Dakar ace” please check for bent side stands after the resulting get-off...
Forum: Thumpers 02-19-2015, 03:06 PM
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Posted By MarshkevUK
well, small world!

wow, we nearly bumped into each other again then! I was up in Herbster around the time you stayed in Cornucopia having a weekend on the NWAT. great campground in Herbster, right on the beach of Lake...
Forum: Thumpers 02-19-2015, 07:32 AM
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Posted By MarshkevUK
That would be us Juice!:nod Are you still...

That would be us Juice!:nod

Are you still out there?:D
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2015, 10:18 PM
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Posted By MarshkevUK
i've been lurking but i've finally found some time!

Hello All!

long time no see! so I have been lurking about on occasion but have not has the time to add anything to the thread of any real significance. However, I have finally managed to throw...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 02-18-2015, 10:01 PM
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Views: 17,750
Posted By MarshkevUK
sore boobs

my nipples are better now so i plan to be there for 4 or 5 days this year if you'll have me that is!

cheers!:1drink
Forum: Thumpers 09-29-2014, 09:45 PM
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Posted By MarshkevUK
Wabeno ride out aftermath

Hi All,

I had an absolute blast over the weekend when I rode in the Big woods 200 (actually did 260 miles) in Wabeno, WI. this last weekend. As you can see the fall colors were excellent and the...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 08-05-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,965
Posted By MarshkevUK
i was non gender specific for a reason... i...

i was non gender specific for a reason... i wanted plausible deniability in case the "trouble and strife" ever read this post... wait a minute...:doh :lol3
Forum: Regional forums 08-04-2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 1,329
Views: 122,400
Posted By MarshkevUK
Just sayin'

I had a good laugh over the weekend and...

http://i1250.photobucket.com/albums/hh539/Marshkev/NIPPLE_zps81efa9b6.jpg (http://s1250.photobucket.com/user/Marshkev/media/NIPPLE_zps81efa9b6.jpg.html)...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 08-04-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,965
Posted By MarshkevUK
No need to be scared, my tent disappeared rapidly...

No need to be scared, my tent disappeared rapidly late on Saturday thanks to some Tequila and a drunk person with a fake English accent...:rofl

so i headed back to my small soft erection and took...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 08-01-2014, 03:44 PM
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Views: 6,965
Posted By MarshkevUK
:bert lol, ok-thanks, sometimes you end up...

:bert

lol, ok-thanks, sometimes you end up being the sheep when you think you're the shepherd .:lol3
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 07-31-2014, 11:25 PM
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Posted By MarshkevUK
:wave:happay:thumb

:wave:happay:thumb
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 07-31-2014, 08:40 PM
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Posted By MarshkevUK
camp?

Thanks, the camp-ing advice is appreciated... i think.:D

cheers.:1drink
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 07-30-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 72
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Posted By MarshkevUK
Any room at the "in"?

I was going to ask if anyone would let me pitch my tent in their spot... however, this popped up while browsing the intertubeweb:
...
Forum: Thumpers 07-20-2014, 06:08 PM
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Posted By MarshkevUK
The Bard on a DR 650

:*sip* i'm bringing tea drinking and :slurp warm beer back next.:clap
Forum: Thumpers 07-20-2014, 05:54 PM
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Posted By MarshkevUK
Well, seems i'm waiting for Christmas then......

Well, seems i'm waiting for Christmas then... thanks RR:D
Forum: Thumpers 07-20-2014, 05:49 PM
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Posted By MarshkevUK
Thanks E/O for the sage advice... a very worn set...

Thanks E/O for the sage advice... a very worn set of Michelin T63's are making her squirm about more than the woman who used to live next door already... (long story but the reason i've now named the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-20-2014, 07:57 AM
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Posted By MarshkevUK
One of the greatest All-rounders ever?

Hi, i have to say that i continue to be seriously impressed by this bike.

From throwing it through twisty blacktop to banging her down endless miles of arrow straight Wyoming gravel or from...
Forum: Thumpers 07-08-2014, 09:06 PM
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Posted By MarshkevUK
Weekend ride.

Hi All,

It's been a while.

I just spent 3 days up in NW Wisconsin riding 550 miles of the western part of the TWAT:evil

Excellent fun, thought i'd share a couple of pictures!
...
Forum: Face plant 06-13-2014, 07:44 AM
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Posted By MarshkevUK
it's a tough job but someone has to do it :)

i know how you feel mate!:evil
Forum: Face plant 06-12-2014, 08:31 AM
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Posted By MarshkevUK
Deep, good advice and very well written.

Deep, good advice and very well written.
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2014, 05:58 PM
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Posted By MarshkevUK
Well, second day of riding in South Dakota took...

Well, second day of riding in South Dakota took us to Buffalo National Grasslands... Wow, what a place to ride http://i1250.photobucket.com/albums/hh539/Marshkev/IMAG0341_zpsq3zwrbtc.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2014, 11:24 AM
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Posted By MarshkevUK
Well the adventures begin! Sth. Dakota here we...

Well the adventures begin! Sth. Dakota here we come!http://i1250.photobucket.com/albums/hh539/Marshkev/IMAG0332_zpswajem60f.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2014, 08:01 PM
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Posted By MarshkevUK
reply of the day...

Hats off to Trophy Hunter for the Gynecology comment!
:rofl:clap
Forum: Thumpers 05-13-2014, 09:02 AM
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Posted By MarshkevUK
Ohh, i can't wait until next week then, new T63's...

Ohh, i can't wait until next week then, new T63's and 9 days of trails!:rofl
Forum: Regional forums 05-12-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 1,329
Views: 122,400
Posted By MarshkevUK
All signed up and can't wait! :clap Maybe...

All signed up and can't wait! :clap

Maybe i'll come towards the boozy end this year! if anyone has a spare few feet for little old me and my tent i'll be willing to help out with the $$.
...
Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2014, 07:59 AM
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Posted By MarshkevUK
Well thanks Gebogen, but I can't take the credit...

Well thanks Gebogen, but I can't take the credit for for coming up with the idea, just happy to pass it along.:D

As for durability, back in Blighty I had a CRM 250 (imho the best 2-stroke D/S...
Forum: Thumpers 05-11-2014, 11:16 PM
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Posted By MarshkevUK
bike & fettling costs and shorty levers.

Hi All,

Well, I’ve been out of touch for a couple of days finalizing last minute things for the trip that starts next weekend and can tell by the sheer number of pm's and posts enquiring as to my...
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2014, 10:57 PM
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Posted By MarshkevUK
Go back and look at some posts by myself and...

Go back and look at some posts by myself and dflow on page 6140 re gear ratio charts, with a little bit of confidence and a can do/will try attitude you'll be able to settle your fears and learn a...
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2014, 09:14 AM
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Posted By MarshkevUK
Thank you P-C:clap As i'm barely good enough...

Thank you P-C:clap

As i'm barely good enough to use the difference it seems like a match made in heaven :lol3

cheers,:1drink
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2014, 10:51 PM
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Posted By MarshkevUK
ratio cont.

So...

The 18'' rear shod with the T63 has a diameter of approximately 26.5" and a circumference of 6'11.5" (in old money) or 67.31 cm and 212 cm (respectively in new money).

The 17'' rear shod...
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2014, 12:58 PM
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Posted By MarshkevUK
Ratio response

Hi, thanks for all the responses, it's appreciated!

So, i didn't calibrate the vapor... not due to laziness but out of the box it seemed to be nuts on going by my GPS... that being said maybe now...
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2014, 12:40 PM
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Posted By MarshkevUK
what's that old joke... "my girlfriend asked me...

what's that old joke...
"my girlfriend asked me to give her 6'' and make her moan..."
"so i shagged her twice and told her i preferred her sister..."

boom-boom:rofl
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2014, 08:30 AM
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Posted By MarshkevUK
Eh? Hi, Well, i've finally finished all current...

Hi, Well, i've finally finished all current projects on my bike so today was the first time i rode with the 18'' 350 rim plus 15/48 final drive ratio. On the Vapor i was running at 75 mph @ 6,000...
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