ADVrider

Go Back   ADVrider > Search Forums
User Name
Password
Register Inmates Photos Site Rules Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Showing results 1 to 40 of 500
Search took 0.07 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: JMo (& piglet)
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-29-2015, 04:23 AM
Replies: 5,610
Views: 1,062,185
Posted By JMo (& piglet)
Hi Lep - there are some established upgrades...

Hi Lep - there are some established upgrades available for the CB-X already - fortunately all three CB bikes share similar front and rear suspension components, so those upgrades the R and F guys...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-28-2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 5,610
Views: 1,062,185
Posted By JMo (& piglet)
The even easier answer is to take a tape measure...

The even easier answer is to take a tape measure to a Honda dealer that has both in stock...

However, all the other issues above still stand ;o)

Jx
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-28-2015, 10:10 AM
Replies: 5,610
Views: 1,062,185
Posted By JMo (& piglet)
Even if the steerer of the CRF250L forks is the...

Even if the steerer of the CRF250L forks is the correct length and diameter for the CB-X head-tube, there will still be clearance issues around the inside of the fairing - as I understand it, the...
Forum: Racing 01-28-2015, 03:20 AM
Replies: 11,259
Views: 789,659
Posted By JMo (& piglet)
This is killing me :D I think I know what you're...

This is killing me :D I think I know what you're question was. I think you meant what does it mean in this particular instance ?
I might be outing myself as the class dunce here but I'm thinking it...
Forum: Racing 01-28-2015, 02:51 AM
Replies: 2,265
Views: 457,620
Posted By JMo (& piglet)
Following on from what Homerj suggested - I did...

Following on from what Homerj suggested - I did something similar with my 660 Tenere as part of the rally build for Heroes-Legend:
...
Forum: Racing 01-26-2015, 11:32 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 24,050
Posted By JMo (& piglet)
Hi Yellow Pig - all the race vehicles are...

Hi Yellow Pig - all the race vehicles are currently at sea, so we won't be able to look at the bike until it's collected from Le Havre at the end of next month...

Jx
Forum: Racing 01-26-2015, 09:35 AM
Replies: 11,259
Views: 789,659
Posted By JMo (& piglet)
Yes - depending on what side of the Andes they...

Yes - depending on what side of the Andes they are on they often get taken straight back to Buenos Aires and stored until the end of the race, then loaded onto the three bike pallets for the return...
Forum: Racing 01-26-2015, 06:29 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 24,050
Posted By JMo (& piglet)
Hee hee - he must have a whole truck full of...

Hee hee - he must have a whole truck full of fresh shirts each year ;o)

Jx
Forum: Racing 01-26-2015, 04:36 AM
Replies: 11,259
Views: 789,659
Posted By JMo (& piglet)
I agree with Deadly - I think the reports are...

I agree with Deadly - I think the reports are wrong... and regardless of the caution level marked in the roadbook, previous and subsequent vehicles managed to navigate the hazard without such...
Forum: Racing 01-26-2015, 04:31 AM
Replies: 11,259
Views: 789,659
Posted By JMo (& piglet)
Not wanting to rub more salt in the wounds, but I...

Not wanting to rub more salt in the wounds, but I saw this message on Facebook from Jaybo:

"This was not my bike!!! This gives you some idea of the brutality of the Uyuni to Iquique stage across...
Forum: Racing 01-26-2015, 04:29 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 24,050
Posted By JMo (& piglet)
A message via Facebook from Jaybo (#101 John...

A message via Facebook from Jaybo (#101 John Bouwknegt) regarding the extent of the damage from the Salar crossing during Stage 8 this year:

"This was not my bike!!! This gives you some idea of...
Forum: Vendors 01-26-2015, 04:11 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 41,710
Posted By JMo (& piglet)
I agree - the main problem with the CB is the...

I agree - the main problem with the CB is the very thin and small 'road bike' style footpegs I think - not really allowing you to get a firm footing and to pivot into position?

This is something...
Forum: Racing 01-26-2015, 04:04 AM
Replies: 5,755
Views: 698,832
Posted By JMo (& piglet)
Ha ha! ;o) Jx

Ha ha! ;o)

Jx
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-26-2015, 03:52 AM
Replies: 5,610
Views: 1,062,185
Posted By JMo (& piglet)
As you have ascertained, the rear...

As you have ascertained, the rear shock/suspension is the same for all (3) CB500 bikes - the 20mm increase in seat hight is from the front being around an inch higher (and the forks have a...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-25-2015, 03:04 PM
Replies: 5,610
Views: 1,062,185
Posted By JMo (& piglet)
Hi Byron - looking at a photo of the 230L SM, it...

Hi Byron - looking at a photo of the 230L SM, it would appear the front fender is the same as the regular (21" front wheel) version?

Either way, the main problem when trying to fit a high fender...
Forum: Racing 01-25-2015, 10:27 AM
Replies: 5,755
Views: 698,832
Posted By JMo (& piglet)
Breaking news? David Knight to drive a...

Breaking news?

David Knight to drive a Desert Warrior in Dakar next year?!

http://www.enduro21.com/index.php/component/k2/item/2456-knighter-to-race-dakar-rally-2016

Jx
Forum: Vendors 01-25-2015, 03:10 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 41,710
Posted By JMo (& piglet)
No problem Scott - I appreciate all these sorts...

No problem Scott - I appreciate all these sorts of questions, as I'm sure do many casual readers of this thread who might have similar enquiries...

To summarise the project to date - while we...
Forum: Vendors 01-25-2015, 02:51 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 41,710
Posted By JMo (& piglet)
I can appreciate your predicament there Gav' ...

I can appreciate your predicament there Gav'

I have found that it is perfectly possible to mount the bike in a similar way when it's on the side stand too of course - and indeed, that was always...
Forum: Racing 01-25-2015, 02:39 AM
Replies: 5,755
Views: 698,832
Posted By JMo (& piglet)
I agree - I think it is the diversity [of terrain...

I agree - I think it is the diversity [of terrain and weather] that is so appealing about the South American Dakar, and I always imagined they would want to run it more as a long-distance end to end...
Forum: Vendors 01-24-2015, 05:13 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 41,710
Posted By JMo (& piglet)
Hi Gavmac - Unfortunately, the one thing...

Hi Gavmac -

Unfortunately, the one thing that is clear from our recent testing is that to design a proper bash plate that genuinely offers protection to the bottom of the engine, the only feasible...
Forum: Vendors 01-24-2015, 04:37 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 41,710
Posted By JMo (& piglet)
Hi Easy' - it's tricky to get a decent audio...

Hi Easy' - it's tricky to get a decent audio recording with a camera (and replay via a typical computer speaker set up) to really hear the true tone - but I'll ask John to do a comparison test...
Forum: Vendors 01-24-2015, 07:13 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 41,710
Posted By JMo (& piglet)
The Honda will look prettier ;o) Jx

The Honda will look prettier ;o)

Jx
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-24-2015, 02:57 AM
Replies: 5,610
Views: 1,062,185
Posted By JMo (& piglet)
The problem is the stock suspension is both basic...

The problem is the stock suspension is both basic and offers very limited travel for use on unsurfaced roads (particularly at any kind of speed).

The rear shock on the CB500X is the same as the...
Forum: Vendors 01-24-2015, 02:46 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 41,710
Posted By JMo (& piglet)
Hi Scott... aw, come on... I think that shows a...

Hi Scott... aw, come on... I think that shows a lack of commitment on your part ;o)

In all seriousness, there ought to be nothing to stop you swapping wheels back and forth if that is what you...
Forum: Vendors 01-21-2015, 05:15 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 41,710
Posted By JMo (& piglet)
Hi NorADV' Rally Raid Products use Torque...

Hi NorADV'

Rally Raid Products use Torque Racing Services (http://torqueracing.net) as their UK retail and fitting centre for the current range of products, and I'm sure they would be delighted to...
Forum: Australia 01-21-2015, 02:32 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 23,014
Posted By JMo (& piglet)
Hi Guys - just a quick update... having tested...

Hi Guys - just a quick update... having tested the bike on the new wheels and raised suspension, what is clear is that the 19" front wheel will require the suspension mods to go with it - there is...
Forum: Vendors 01-21-2015, 02:10 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 41,710
Posted By JMo (& piglet)
Hi Roger - Almost certainly - I know John...

Hi Roger -

Almost certainly - I know John is planning on visiting Australia later this summer (your winter), and will be talking to a few people...

Obviously everything will available directly...
Forum: Vendors 01-20-2015, 11:06 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 41,710
Posted By JMo (& piglet)
Hi Sparky - we are still in the development...

Hi Sparky - we are still in the development stage, as is it fundamental we get the specification correct before we can consider making it available for sale.

I can announce we have appointed a US...
Forum: Vendors 01-18-2015, 03:28 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 41,710
Posted By JMo (& piglet)
Thanks Craig (nice photo btw. ;o) If you are...

Thanks Craig (nice photo btw. ;o)

If you are referring specifically to the bike, then the 'problem' or rather solution, is that the Thai conversion uses a complete new fork with a leading axle -...
Forum: Racing 01-18-2015, 03:03 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 24,050
Posted By JMo (& piglet)
Thank you again everyone! In the meantime,...

Thank you again everyone!

In the meantime, I'll be continuing to share my pick of the post-event coverage over on the Jennydakar.com (https://www.facebook.com/JennyDakar) Facebook page...

I...
Forum: Racing 01-17-2015, 01:57 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 24,050
Posted By JMo (& piglet)
Thank you everyone - it's been a pleasure ;o) ...

Thank you everyone - it's been a pleasure ;o)

Final results and stage 13 summary.

While everyone is partying in Buenos Aires this evening, I thought I would briefly recap the final stage,...
Forum: Racing 01-17-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 11,259
Views: 789,659
Posted By JMo (& piglet)
The wrap-up of my followed riders this year......

The wrap-up of my followed riders this year... thank you all, it's been a blast as usual!

Final results and stage 13 summary.

While everyone is partying in Buenos Aires this evening, I thought...
Forum: Racing 01-17-2015, 07:26 AM
Replies: 11,259
Views: 789,659
Posted By JMo (& piglet)
MC: "Yeah, see, I still made it on one engine you...

MC: "Yeah, see, I still made it on one engine you motherf**ker... (and thanks for the lift yesterday btw.)"

Jx
Forum: Racing 01-17-2015, 07:15 AM
Replies: 11,259
Views: 789,659
Posted By JMo (& piglet)
Thank goodness! Jx

Thank goodness!

Jx
Forum: Racing 01-17-2015, 07:02 AM
Replies: 11,259
Views: 789,659
Posted By JMo (& piglet)
Simon has been continually mentioning how pissed...

Simon has been continually mentioning how pissed off they were about the damage from the salt crossing - it's possible that one bike failed initially, and the other struggled while towing?

That...
Forum: Racing 01-17-2015, 06:59 AM
Replies: 11,259
Views: 789,659
Posted By JMo (& piglet)
He's shown as in on the Dakar.com tracker... 45th...

He's shown as in on the Dakar.com tracker... 45th

Jx
Forum: Racing 01-17-2015, 06:55 AM
Replies: 11,259
Views: 789,659
Posted By JMo (& piglet)
Let's just hope it's tracking issues... It's...

Let's just hope it's tracking issues...

It's a huge shame that the cars stopped at km37... no one to tow them now :o(

Pushing your broken bike in the f**king mud and rain is a little too close...
Forum: Racing 01-17-2015, 06:53 AM
Replies: 11,259
Views: 789,659
Posted By JMo (& piglet)
She's a dirty girl ;o) Jx

She's a dirty girl ;o)

Jx
Forum: Racing 01-17-2015, 06:36 AM
Replies: 11,259
Views: 789,659
Posted By JMo (& piglet)
Not according to either tracker, and nothing on...

Not according to either tracker, and nothing on Facebook or Twitter I can find either...

I wonder how long they'll give them this afternoon - podium isn't until much later I believe - can they...
Forum: Racing 01-17-2015, 06:31 AM
Replies: 11,259
Views: 789,659
Posted By JMo (& piglet)
Agreed! - an awesome ride and campaign from start...

Agreed! - an awesome ride and campaign from start to finish - well done everyone involved!

Jx
Showing results 1 to 40 of 500

 
Forum Jump

Times are GMT -7.   It's 04:13 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ADVrider 2011-2014