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Forum: Thumpers 10-24-2013, 10:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 820
Posted By treepawpaw
Tz

Go with the XT. That will feel fast after a KLR and it is a better bike anyway. There is also a KTM dealer in Dar as well. The XR is good for around town but would be too small for travel. There...
Forum: Thumpers 10-22-2013, 11:52 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 20,386
Posted By treepawpaw
tank bolt

Just purchased an 08 690. I am going to check out the tank bolts and definitely do somethng about them. Has anyone tried just drilling out the nut that is welded onto the frame and then putting a...
Forum: Africa & Mid East 09-30-2013, 08:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 662
Posted By treepawpaw
Yes I would love to be on your google group. I...

Yes I would love to be on your google group. I was actually in Dar last year and went to the KTM Dealer there. It is a neat shop but a bit pricey. They quoted me 19,000 USD for a new 690. There...
Forum: Ride reports 09-07-2013, 12:56 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 12,565
Posted By treepawpaw
I actually don't have the WR anymore. I sold it...

I actually don't have the WR anymore. I sold it and got a ktm525. That is really ultimate bike for what I do. Because of the 6 speed trans I can do tight trails as well as 110kph all day with no...
Forum: Ride reports 09-05-2013, 02:38 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 12,565
Posted By treepawpaw
Really the WR was stock. Just added a 25lt tank...

Really the WR was stock. Just added a 25lt tank and changed the rear sprocket to a 44t. That really was it.
Forum: Africa & Mid East 09-05-2013, 02:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 662
Posted By treepawpaw
Inmates in arusha?

Hi, I am looking at moving to a place just outside Arusha TZ next year. Just wanted to see if there are any fellow advriders in the area. I will be looking for a new bike as well and at this point...
Forum: Ride reports 01-09-2013, 06:03 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 92,474
Posted By treepawpaw
Hi Joe, glad to see you made it through South...

Hi Joe, glad to see you made it through South Sudan okay. I am sure you are enjoying the company of your wife now as you head south. We are in Dar Es Salam for a few weeks until the 25th of...
Forum: Ride reports 08-04-2011, 10:29 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 12,565
Posted By treepawpaw
1 hr 30 min of video footage added

Go to the beginning of the post to find Youtube links for video footage of the entire trip.
Forum: Ride reports 04-01-2011, 10:22 AM
Replies: 1,263
Views: 645,617
Posted By treepawpaw
Current location??

Hey where are you guys now. I live 7 km south of OmoRati. (the ethiopian Immigration town) But I am currently on vacation in Kenya. I will be arriving back to Addis on sunday night. Are you all...
Forum: Ride reports 06-09-2010, 08:09 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 117,710
Posted By treepawpaw
On the bags.. That makes sense to have something...

On the bags.. That makes sense to have something that you can leave on the bike and Lock. It is always a pain trying to find a secure place for the bikes.
I just talked to a guy on ADV rider with a...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-09-2010, 10:22 AM
Replies: 3,440
Views: 643,364
Posted By treepawpaw
adv Ethiopia and Kenya

Here is another trip that I did last summer with some friends. My friends live in Addis Ababa and planned a trip South through Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, Ruwanda, Tanzania and then back up to Ethiopia....
Forum: Ride reports 06-09-2010, 10:02 AM
Replies: 313
Views: 117,710
Posted By treepawpaw
28lt tank

I was so excited to see your post today. I have the exact same bike. Mine is an 03 drz400s. I have the 28lt safari tank as well, although mine took a bit longer to install. I have rad guards on...
Forum: Thumpers 06-01-2010, 01:00 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 26,582
Posted By treepawpaw
Of course they are capable DS machines

They are great bikes. My only complaint is not having a 6th gear so a taller gearing was first on the list. I just did a 10 day , 2000 mile ride on mine and it performed flawlessly.
Here is the RR...
Forum: Thumpers 06-01-2010, 12:42 PM
Replies: 10,880
Views: 1,571,723
Posted By treepawpaw
I did try removing the airfilter and that didn't...

I did try removing the airfilter and that didn't change anything. I guess i can check the main and see if it there is anything in it. I did ride it for maybe 100 miles that way and there was no...
Forum: Thumpers 06-01-2010, 10:34 AM
Replies: 10,880
Views: 1,571,723
Posted By treepawpaw
High altitude problems

So I have a 1992 Serow with some issues. I live at 1250ft and have had the bike there for 10 years. I trailered the bike for 2 days on rough roads (not sure if that could have done something) to...
Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2010, 02:38 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 21,656
Posted By treepawpaw
tourism

Ethiopia is packed with tourists. It is far from a precious secret anymore. You are right though, Tourists can do damage to the people, that is for Sure. Handing out money and taking pictures...
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2010, 11:30 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 21,656
Posted By treepawpaw
that's it

I guess there aren't as many High Mileage thumpers as I thought.
Forum: Ride reports 04-28-2010, 10:37 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 12,565
Posted By treepawpaw
Info

We are missionaires with the Reformed Church of America. If you go to www.rca.org (http://www.rca.org) then to "missions" then to "Missionary Information" then look for Caleb and Joanna Swart. ...
Forum: Ride reports 04-22-2010, 06:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,443
Posted By treepawpaw
Videos finished

Okay they should all work now.
Forum: Ride reports 04-21-2010, 03:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,443
Posted By treepawpaw
video

Part 1 should work..
Forum: Ride reports 04-21-2010, 12:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,443
Posted By treepawpaw
Video uploading now

I am uploading the videos now.
Forum: Ride reports 04-21-2010, 12:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,443
Posted By treepawpaw
From Ethiopia into Kenya to Elye Springs

Here is another trip that I did last summer with some friends. My friends live in Addis Ababa and planned a trip South through Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, Ruwanda, Tanzania and then back up to Ethiopia....
Forum: Thumpers 02-26-2010, 01:18 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 21,656
Posted By treepawpaw
Yeah I thought about you and 525's. sorry for...

Yeah I thought about you and 525's. sorry for not including it.

Another reason in starting this thread was because I am seroiusly thinking about starting a motorcycle tour business in the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2010, 11:19 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 21,656
Posted By treepawpaw
Which thumper goes furthest? DRZ DR XL XR LC4 XT KLR????

I was just reading the KLR Miles: check-in post and can't believe that guys have 130,000+ miles with only minor problems. Is there anything that can compete with the KLR when it comes to how many...
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2010, 05:08 PM
Replies: 789
Views: 271,051
Posted By treepawpaw
Here are a few ...

Here are a few
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=430982&highlight=ethiopia

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=549978

The aluminium brace in the front is junk and I...
Forum: Ride reports 02-16-2010, 06:01 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 12,565
Posted By treepawpaw
Arriving storos is basically one of many slang...

Arriving storos is basically one of many slang words/terms we used at boarding school in Kenya (Rift Valley Academy). Over the years at the school a language has developed with all sorts of stupid...
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2010, 01:53 PM
Replies: 789
Views: 271,051
Posted By treepawpaw
Here is my well traveled Baby in Ethiopia

http://i596.photobucket.com/albums/tt47/timmy_sogo/Ethiopia%202010/AllEthiPics166.jpg

http://i596.photobucket.com/albums/tt47/timmy_sogo/Ethiopia%202010/AllEthiPics303.jpg
...
Forum: Ride reports 02-13-2010, 01:03 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 12,565
Posted By treepawpaw
It should be fixed now.

It should be fixed now.
Forum: Ride reports 02-13-2010, 10:04 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 12,565
Posted By treepawpaw
Yes they are leather. I made them myself. They...

Yes they are leather. I made them myself. They work great and are so much better for the bike then hard luggage. Offroad, the hard luggage is really hard on your subframe. But the saddlebags...
Forum: Ride reports 02-13-2010, 09:58 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 12,565
Posted By treepawpaw
Flavio actually goes along on all his tours and...

Flavio actually goes along on all his tours and he knows all the sites and points of interest. for sure we will have to meet up.
Forum: Ride reports 02-13-2010, 09:15 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 12,565
Posted By treepawpaw
My good friend in Addis runs a Motorcycle tour...

My good friend in Addis runs a Motorcycle tour business that is top notch. His name is Flavio, and his website is africaridingadventures.com. He doesn't rent his bikes but you could check with him...
Forum: Ride reports 02-11-2010, 08:07 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 12,565
Posted By treepawpaw
10 days in Ethiopia

Okay so here is our 10 day trip around Ethiopia. And here is a little about us.

Caleb - Adv ID: treepawpaw (http://www.advrider.com/forums/member.php?u=55103)
Bike - 2003 DRZ400S
Home -...
Forum: Equipment 02-06-2010, 04:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,186
Posted By treepawpaw
short guy needs pants

I need some pants too. I was looking at some Klims but my problem is that I am 5.7 and have a 32-34 waist and a 30 inseam. all the pants I have tried on are way way to long. anyone have any...
Forum: Thumpers 01-31-2010, 05:20 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 522
Posted By treepawpaw
DRZ400E accelerator pump check valve clogged

Hi, I just got a 2000 DRZ400E the other day and took the carb apart to clean it. I found that the AP check valve is clogged. I have had it soaking in carb cleaner over night with no luck. I know...
Forum: Thumpers 01-23-2010, 12:54 PM
Replies: 23,710
Views: 3,979,368
Posted By treepawpaw
safari tank

I have a 28lt safari tank on my Drz. It is a great tank but there are a few major flaws. The aluminium brace on the bottom of the tank is crap. I just did a 2000 miles trip and the brace is really...
Forum: Thumpers 01-23-2010, 09:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,347
Posted By treepawpaw
I have a 28lt safari tank on my DRZ with radiator...

I have a 28lt safari tank on my DRZ with radiator guards and I just had to trim the guards a bit to get the tank to not rub.
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2010, 11:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,592
Posted By treepawpaw
help????

I need to get new forks for my Xcountry. I also need to replace the triple clamps due to a crash. Do you have any Idea if I could get a front end off another bike to fit? What are the chances of a...
Forum: Thumpers 01-19-2010, 05:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,224
Posted By treepawpaw
Do you know how many miles he had on it ??

Do you know how many miles he had on it ??
Forum: Thumpers 01-17-2010, 02:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,224
Posted By treepawpaw
Wow, you all are boosting my confidence. 50,000...

Wow, you all are boosting my confidence. 50,000 is more than I was expecting. I only have 13,000 on mine.
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2010, 03:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 568
Posted By treepawpaw
Xcountry forks sitting around????

That is a good thought, Does anyone have a stock set of forks for an Xcountry??? Or any other stock Xcountry parts??
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