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Forum: Racing 05-14-2012, 05:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,382
Posted By DorsetBlue
Excellent - need a ride report when you have...

Excellent - need a ride report when you have recovered. :D:clap:lol3
Forum: Trials 05-03-2012, 04:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,174
Posted By DorsetBlue
Theres a Ł1000 difference between a Gas Gas 300cc...

Theres a Ł1000 difference between a Gas Gas 300cc Trials Bike and a Gas Gas 300cc Enduro bike here - probably reasonable for seat, road legal electrics and a bit more plastic/tank?
Forum: Racing 04-30-2012, 04:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,382
Posted By DorsetBlue
Donated - good luck and have fun on the ride.

Donated - good luck and have fun on the ride.
Forum: Trials 04-25-2012, 02:11 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 21,544
Posted By DorsetBlue
You not get the GasGas Randonne over the pond? ...

You not get the GasGas Randonne over the pond?

http://www.gasgasmotos.es/en/trial/365-tx-125-randonne.html

Got a good write-up in TBM last year.
Forum: Europe 04-24-2012, 05:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,188
Posted By DorsetBlue
After reading your post, I was trying to remember...

After reading your post, I was trying to remember whether I had seen this first in 'TRAIL' or in a local TRF group mailing list?

*EDIT* Page 4 of TRAIL, with the following caveat stated:
...
Forum: Europe 04-12-2012, 04:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 938
Posted By DorsetBlue
From BMW's website: <table border="0"...

From BMW's website:

<table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0"><tbody><tr><td valign="top">Wallis Motor Duna
Combi
</td> <td valign="top"> Könyves Kálmán krt. 5, 1097...
Forum: Europe 04-04-2012, 04:44 AM
Replies: 61
Uk!
Views: 6,428
Posted By DorsetBlue
There are two severn bridges. The newer one is...

There are two severn bridges. The newer one is considerably longer.
Forum: Racing 03-20-2012, 06:16 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 571
Posted By DorsetBlue
UK Dakar finishers at Crescent Motorcycles

Got this from Twittter, so seeing no one else has posted it:

Meet Stan Watt, Toby Younger and experience the Dakar Rally on 5 April at Crescent KTM
...
Forum: Ride reports 03-09-2012, 01:42 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,838
Posted By DorsetBlue
Rumour I heard was they were planning it but then...

Rumour I heard was they were planning it but then a couple things got in the way I.e. Ewan's work schedule and Charley's op.
Forum: Racing 03-08-2012, 04:56 AM
Replies: 1,719
Views: 332,413
Posted By DorsetBlue
As much as I would REALLY love to do this,...

As much as I would REALLY love to do this, circumstances don't allow it alas. :(:
Forum: Ride reports 03-08-2012, 04:52 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,838
Posted By DorsetBlue
If you want to include books, I read the...

If you want to include books, I read the following last year - two GPs from Poole in the UK going around the world on their old boxer:
...
Forum: Ride reports 03-07-2012, 05:11 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,838
Posted By DorsetBlue
That was on my Xmas and Birthday list but as it...

That was on my Xmas and Birthday list but as it was not on Amazon, my wife could not find it. Will have to go to AdvSpec myself.
Forum: Racing 03-07-2012, 05:04 AM
Replies: 1,719
Views: 332,413
Posted By DorsetBlue
Jumping on this thread after looking at your ebay...

Jumping on this thread after looking at your ebay posting...whats the rumour about this year being the last Heroes Legend? Doing that next year was on my plan :cry
Forum: Thumpers 02-28-2012, 04:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 944
Posted By DorsetBlue
Bill Conger used a 'modded' Safari tank on his...

Bill Conger used a 'modded' Safari tank on his 449 for the Dakar this year, see his blog/BC61 thread in racing. The Speedbrain kit is for the BMW G450X, which the Husky TE449R Rally Bike actually is...
Forum: Racing 02-22-2012, 05:00 AM
Replies: 269
Views: 33,633
Posted By DorsetBlue
Pains-Wessex are just of the Salisbury to...

Pains-Wessex are just of the Salisbury to Amesbury road. Be cheeky and give them a ring, they might give you a set as sponsorship, worth a try.

*EDIT* Whoops, that will be the military ones - the...
Forum: Racing 02-22-2012, 04:57 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,946
Posted By DorsetBlue
What about Toby Younger on the top of the dune...

What about Toby Younger on the top of the dune from this years Eurosport coverage (better version is probably available):
...
Forum: Racing 02-14-2012, 05:14 AM
Replies: 5,265
Views: 697,595
Posted By DorsetBlue
Which model did you use? The Deserts seem to be...

Which model did you use? The Deserts seem to be like hens teeth.
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2012, 04:46 AM
Replies: 390
Views: 82,020
Posted By DorsetBlue
Finally got around to fitting the replacement...

Finally got around to fitting the replacement sidestand retainer elastic band. This is the screw along with the type of screw I used to 'bodge' the number plate (not sure there is much difference in...
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2012, 04:39 AM
Replies: 390
Views: 82,020
Posted By DorsetBlue
See below: ...

See below:

http://img338.imageshack.us/img338/8457/bling1.jpg
By dorsetblue (http://profile.imageshack.us/user/dorsetblue) at 2012-01-09
...
Forum: Racing 01-09-2012, 04:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,049
Posted By DorsetBlue
Signed up to twitter just to follow their...

Signed up to twitter just to follow their progress. :D
Forum: Racing 01-09-2012, 04:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,688
Posted By DorsetBlue
As another recent offroad convert, I would...

As another recent offroad convert, I would definitely recommend training like others have stated and then experience some Enduros first. Not many schools near you I think but I believe Patsy runs...
Forum: Thumpers 01-05-2012, 04:24 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 14,471
Posted By DorsetBlue
If you want a bike more like a X Challenge, then...

If you want a bike more like a X Challenge, then you would be best to see what Husky bring out later in the year.
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2011, 04:38 AM
Replies: 390
Views: 82,020
Posted By DorsetBlue
Nope, but got the Special Parts red one in the...

Nope, but got the Special Parts red one in the post. Will post piccy when it is on the bike.
Forum: Thumpers 12-13-2011, 02:24 AM
Replies: 390
Views: 82,020
Posted By DorsetBlue
Actually I think I 'temp'ed' mine with a standard...

Actually I think I 'temp'ed' mine with a standard M8 bolt but the Husky part has a smaller head (make it easier to access in a very tight area) - so it looks like a M6 but has a M8 thread. Could be...
Forum: Thumpers 12-12-2011, 03:14 AM
Replies: 390
Views: 82,020
Posted By DorsetBlue
So far I have lost one of the bolts holding on...

So far I have lost one of the bolts holding on the number plate assembly and I also lost the bolt, space and rubber band for holding up the sidestand. Going round my bike with loctite at the moment.
Forum: Thumpers 12-12-2011, 03:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,563
Posted By DorsetBlue
No Rekluse available for the 449 though (and they...

No Rekluse available for the 449 though (and they did not respond to me emails about whether they were planning one). EFM will convert a 449 clutch to auto though.
Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2011, 05:54 AM
Replies: 390
Views: 82,020
Posted By DorsetBlue
I replaced originals (no protection really) with...

I replaced originals (no protection really) with Barkbusters, see piccy in post #81.
Forum: Thumpers 12-02-2011, 04:55 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 27,402
Posted By DorsetBlue
According to my local Husky dealer, the move to...

According to my local Husky dealer, the move to the Rotax engine is for two reasons:

1) The Rotax is proven, cheap and meets future emissions regs*.
2) The TE630 engine cannot be made to meet...
Forum: Europe 12-02-2011, 04:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 912
Posted By DorsetBlue
Okay, it was a 'Take the on-road Trump 800XC with...

Okay, it was a 'Take the on-road Trump 800XC with some offroad pretensions...offroad' article.
Forum: Europe 12-01-2011, 04:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 912
Posted By DorsetBlue
Also get a mention in the Triumph Off-Road...

Also get a mention in the Triumph Off-Road article in the latest Bike Magazine.
Forum: Europe 12-01-2011, 04:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,239
Posted By DorsetBlue
Need to find some iron age stones next to the...

Need to find some iron age stones next to the byways in Leigh, Dorset now then. :D
Forum: Racing 11-16-2011, 04:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,280
Posted By DorsetBlue
Tobias' blog is: ...

Tobias' blog is:

http://www.myjourneytodakar.com/
Forum: Thumpers 11-14-2011, 05:15 AM
Replies: 390
Views: 82,020
Posted By DorsetBlue
Currently have the akrapovic can on my bike but...

Currently have the akrapovic can on my bike but was provided with the 'road legal' can as well when I bought it. It was hinted at when I bought the bike, that putting the standard can on again was...
Forum: Thumpers 11-14-2011, 05:05 AM
Replies: 4,125
Views: 672,291
Posted By DorsetBlue
Wrong thread but yes, that is why I suggested it...

Wrong thread but yes, that is why I suggested it and also why I am thinking about doing the exact same thing to my TE449.
Forum: Beasts 11-10-2011, 08:48 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 43,829
Posted By DorsetBlue
Engine? Not what his review in the Torygraph...

Engine? Not what his review in the Torygraph says:

Verdict: Looks great, with a fabulous engine, but lacks the versatility Husqvarna claims.
Telegraph rating: Three out of five stars
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2011, 08:39 AM
Replies: 4,125
Views: 672,291
Posted By DorsetBlue
You could get a 1 gallon increase by using one of...

You could get a 1 gallon increase by using one of the acerbis tanks like:

http://www.coast2coastoffroad.co.uk/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=1385&zenid=qip95qnfb4hh3k4ilvi6gb5u80
...
Forum: Racing 11-10-2011, 08:33 AM
Replies: 4,533
Views: 524,255
Posted By DorsetBlue
As per http://www.myjourneytodakar.com/. As...

As per http://www.myjourneytodakar.com/.

As featured in this months TBM magazine, doing it for charity. :clap
Forum: Thumpers 11-09-2011, 05:57 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 19,588
Posted By DorsetBlue
Looks like a competitor to this personally (and...

Looks like a competitor to this personally (and definitely not the TE replacement):

http://www.triumphmotorcycles.co.uk/motorcycles/range/classics/scrambler/2010/scrambler

Apparently they sell...
Forum: Thumpers 11-02-2011, 06:42 AM
Replies: 4,125
Views: 672,291
Posted By DorsetBlue
They are currently Ł5699 here in the UK, which is...

They are currently Ł5699 here in the UK, which is about $9113 USD and $8800 AUS. That is standard but most dealers give away the power up kit.
Forum: Thumpers 10-31-2011, 06:06 AM
Replies: 390
Views: 82,020
Posted By DorsetBlue
Pretty solid and has never lost its spring yet...

Pretty solid and has never lost its spring yet (although note in picture the cable ties that I was using as a stand retainer, as the rubber one (with associated plate and bolt) had vibrated off the...
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