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Forum: Beasts 09-14-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 1,081
Views: 209,572
Posted By Keithy
Eek Just made the MKIII inlet manifold today. ...

Just made the MKIII inlet manifold today.

Reduced the size of the throttle body....next I need an air filter to make sure all this clears everything....then onto casting the inlet and machining a...
Forum: Beasts 08-21-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 1,081
Views: 209,572
Posted By Keithy
Just a line to say.....John has dropped one of...

Just a line to say.....John has dropped one of his beasts at my place for the conversion on the manifold to be started....I look forward to the next part.
Forum: Beasts 06-29-2013, 11:01 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 55,819
Posted By Keithy
New Paint

Finally finished my paintwork...prismatic paint on rear grab handle I really like!

http://s19.postimg.org/6wgjzxadr/Front.jpg (http://postimg.org/image/6wgjzxadr/)
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Forum: Beasts 04-27-2013, 05:50 AM
Replies: 1,081
Views: 209,572
Posted By Keithy
No progress made yet....wax is all made just need...

No progress made yet....wax is all made just need some time and decent weather to have a trip up to Johns and assemble the pattern on a bike.....no rush here as no running bike around.
Forum: Beasts 11-19-2012, 02:20 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 55,819
Posted By Keithy
The engine bars are Givi (tested em out in Spain...

The engine bars are Givi (tested em out in Spain in May....Altercation with a tied up horse and it's rope)

Originally it was a Mica blue bike.....After the altercation it became a Green/Blue one...
Forum: Beasts 11-17-2012, 01:26 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 55,819
Posted By Keithy
http://www.imgnook.com/L4Uw6.jpg ...

http://www.imgnook.com/L4Uw6.jpg

http://www.imgnook.com/JNxej.jpg

http://www.imgnook.com/7VfXX.jpg

http://www.imgnook.com/yUg8ro.jpg

http://www.imgnook.com/98U4Lo.jpg
Forum: EMEA 09-16-2012, 03:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 899
Posted By Keithy
Some afaik's

1: The V5 logbook/registration identifies the recorded keeper...not the owner.....handy for speeding tickets eh?...possible road fund (lmao the money is spent elsewhere) licence issue if untaxed a...
Forum: Beasts 08-26-2012, 08:20 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 55,819
Posted By Keithy
New Colours

New look for my TDM

Flips green to blue burnt orange candy and black cherry candy...... airbrushed decals.

Whaddya think?




http://s10.postimage.org/cmt5oedu1/P8260034.jpg
Forum: EMEA 07-26-2012, 10:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,054
Posted By Keithy
Be sure and have a look on Google for Tabernas...

Be sure and have a look on Google for Tabernas and the road to Velefique in Almeria.

I found the Spanish to be entirely welcoming and very considerate around motorcycles (in stark contrast to the...
Forum: EMEA 06-30-2012, 01:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,361
Posted By Keithy
Laugh Been there now

Well I've been there and ridden from Santander turned right and rode around the coastline and then decided to carry on and ride through France... The roads and the people on them in Spain were...
Forum: Beasts 06-21-2012, 02:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,741
Posted By Keithy
4500 miles......sides are a little ragged.........

4500 miles......sides are a little ragged...... still it rides just fine..

http://www.freeimagehosting.net/t/7i67d.jpg (http://www.freeimagehosting.net/7i67d)
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-21-2012, 02:13 PM
Replies: 1,126
Views: 189,231
Posted By Keithy
Millau Viaduct

http://www.freeimagehosting.net/t/uoqh3.jpg (http://www.freeimagehosting.net/uoqh3)

I've hidden the Millau Viaduct in this shot.....or you could say photo taking isn't my forte :)
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-21-2012, 01:59 PM
Replies: 332
Views: 73,801
Posted By Keithy
Catalan Gate

http://www.freeimagehosting.net/t/jcdtp.jpg (http://www.freeimagehosting.net/jcdtp)


Catalan Gate......Tricky little offroad ride on the TDM to get to this spot.
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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-21-2012, 01:53 PM
Replies: 10,139
Views: 3,233,215
Posted By Keithy
Mountains.....Love em!

http://www.advrider.com/forums/%3Ca%20href=http://www.freeimagehosting.net/jmfbn%20target=_blank%3E[img]http://www.freeimagehosting.net/t/jmfbn.jpghttp://www.freeimagehosting.net/t/jmfbn.jpg...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-21-2012, 01:32 PM
Replies: 2,673
Views: 355,001
Posted By Keithy
Nearly Sunset

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Forum: Beasts 03-12-2012, 02:42 PM
Replies: 3,298
Views: 921,059
Posted By Keithy
I believe the idle speed to be 1750 rpm when on...

I believe the idle speed to be 1750 rpm when on choke so depending on where yours is at it may explain it?

No lights in my fairing (apart from the ones I've added)

Mine starts first time and...
Forum: Beasts 03-11-2012, 05:11 PM
Replies: 1,081
Views: 209,572
Posted By Keithy
The inlet manifold is still on the...

The inlet manifold is still on the cards.....inbetween other projects as it's tied into my venture into investment casting.
Forum: EMEA 01-05-2012, 12:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,361
Posted By Keithy
Cool2 I'm counting on lots of twisties and nice riding...

I'm counting on lots of twisties and nice riding roads on the journey......fire up google earth and have a peep at a few routes.

Pico de Valeta the desert near Almeria and the Pyrenees are our...
Forum: EMEA 01-04-2012, 01:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,361
Posted By Keithy
Thumb I'm leaning towards Spain and Portugal too.... ...

I'm leaning towards Spain and Portugal too....

Mid May not too hot and not too cold and the passes "should" be all open.

As for a route....We're landing at Santander and turning right and...
Forum: Equipment 01-01-2012, 12:19 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,342
Posted By Keithy
Cool2 1015px

I have an Asus 1015px and it's very much adequate for my needs.....only one speaker so no stereo.

Battery lasts for around 9.5 hours......I'm happy with it.
Forum: Equipment 12-14-2011, 12:14 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 63,356
Posted By Keithy
I had a Caberg Konda Flippylid prior to...

I had a Caberg Konda Flippylid prior to this......Caberg was way noisier .......I'm surprised at how little the wind tugs at the visor even at 3 digit speeds!
Forum: Beasts 11-10-2011, 02:10 PM
Replies: 1,081
Views: 209,572
Posted By Keithy
I simply relish in learning new things :) I've...

I simply relish in learning new things :) I've been sandcasting for 20 years and this is my way of learning lost wax casting technique for another project I have.

I'll try giving John a ring to...
Forum: Beasts 11-08-2011, 03:54 PM
Replies: 1,081
Views: 209,572
Posted By Keithy
Question Not sure which project you mean....but I've made...

Not sure which project you mean....but I've made some wax patterns for Johns bike.....the twinlet can be seen in almost it's final form.......However John is a big rough lad and crushed the throttle...
Forum: Beasts 10-19-2011, 01:24 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 55,819
Posted By Keithy
Here's mine......Very happy with it too :)

Here's mine......Very happy with it too :)
Forum: Beasts 07-23-2011, 01:45 AM
Replies: 3,298
Views: 921,059
Posted By Keithy
No problem in heavy rain here. 50 miles of...

No problem in heavy rain here.

50 miles of torrential stuff (had to stand to allow the tank puddle to escape several times) engine stayed sweet and warm....which was welcome as it was freezing :)
Forum: Beasts 04-24-2011, 01:40 PM
Replies: 3,298
Views: 921,059
Posted By Keithy
Just bought an 04 900 in Blue....Put 100 miles on...

Just bought an 04 900 in Blue....Put 100 miles on it today.....Putting 200 or so on it Tuesday.....I like it!

I was contemplating Tiger800 or F800....Then decided to grab one of these as I'm going...
Forum: Beasts 02-12-2011, 12:52 PM
Replies: 1,081
Views: 209,572
Posted By Keithy
Can you imagine using those spikes in the UK...

Can you imagine using those spikes in the UK John?

I'm thinking the key would be thrown away :D

I'll give you a bell one night and have a natter mate. :freaky
Forum: Beasts 01-09-2011, 04:35 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 10,513
Posted By Keithy
You make a good point!

You make a good point!
Forum: Beasts 01-06-2011, 02:01 PM
Replies: 21,397
Views: 3,787,297
Posted By Keithy
I can translate exactly what he says as I'm on...

I can translate exactly what he says as I'm on disc 2 of learn Spanish the easy way.....

He says he is going to ditch his wife and all his goats as he is in love with this bike.

I'd do the same...
Forum: Beasts 01-05-2011, 01:06 AM
Replies: 21,397
Views: 3,787,297
Posted By Keithy
It lost it's way a long time ago...... ...

It lost it's way a long time ago......


Hey Burgerking Triumph do employ 4 year olds......They do the online spec sheets! ;)
Forum: Beasts 01-03-2011, 01:30 PM
Replies: 21,397
Views: 3,787,297
Posted By Keithy
All you need is 2 images of similar size....one...

All you need is 2 images of similar size....one 800gs one 800xc and flick between the two....it's an easy choice :D
Forum: Beasts 01-03-2011, 01:28 PM
Replies: 21,397
Views: 3,787,297
Posted By Keithy
Bingo! :freaky An open tube takes longer to...

Bingo! :freaky

An open tube takes longer to fester :evil
Forum: Beasts 12-28-2010, 03:05 AM
Replies: 21,397
Views: 3,787,297
Posted By Keithy
It's another word for Aussie cricketer.... :evil

It's another word for Aussie cricketer.... :evil
Forum: Beasts 12-20-2010, 02:50 PM
Replies: 21,397
Views: 3,787,297
Posted By Keithy
Looks like a heat exchanger:freaky

Looks like a heat exchanger:freaky
Forum: Beasts 12-06-2010, 07:20 AM
Replies: 21,397
Views: 3,787,297
Posted By Keithy
Maybe they'd explain it like me...."If we bolt...

Maybe they'd explain it like me...."If we bolt them on the end result would be the same.....Stop shitting your pants" :)

I can even explain the snapped BMW swing arm too...."We made that one out...
Forum: Beasts 11-28-2010, 12:33 PM
Replies: 21,397
Views: 3,787,297
Posted By Keithy
Nice to know for sure!

Nice to know for sure!
Forum: Beasts 11-28-2010, 12:29 PM
Replies: 21,397
Views: 3,787,297
Posted By Keithy
Misspelling Baja and Tacos is just...

Misspelling Baja and Tacos is just illiteracy....Nothing to do with being a Limey (nice French nick huh?)

I will (like you) wait to hear the first hand reports from dirt riders.

You travelled...
Forum: Beasts 11-27-2010, 05:21 PM
Replies: 21,397
Views: 3,787,297
Posted By Keithy
Easier to change a tube than string plug a tear...

Easier to change a tube than string plug a tear or gaping 35mm hole in the tyre.....A new tube guarantees a continuation of the journey.
Forum: Beasts 11-27-2010, 05:18 PM
Replies: 21,397
Views: 3,787,297
Posted By Keithy
I don't need to reread it.....Unless it's been...

I don't need to reread it.....Unless it's been changed? (The tiger800.co.uk "review" was mentioned a few pages back....there's some video back there too of some riders actually riding it off-road)
...
Forum: Beasts 11-27-2010, 12:22 PM
Replies: 21,397
Views: 3,787,297
Posted By Keithy
Is the author the admin? If so that's the...

Is the author the admin?

If so that's the guy who never rode it off-road due to being a road only rider/off-road virgin.....

What would a road rider make of any off-road riding...."Oooh...
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