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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan Yesterday, 04:21 AM
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Posted By potski
Good work there Maddan. :clap It's the first...

Good work there Maddan. :clap

It's the first 700 with a 21" I have seen. Please let us know any more details and your thoughts on altered handling etc.

Looks just right :evil

Cheers...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan Yesterday, 01:38 AM
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Posted By potski
This has bit's too.. ...

This has bit's too.. http://www.leboncoin.fr/motos/797644779.htm?ca=12_s

Looks well travelled/used


Cheers
Potski
Forum: Ride reports Yesterday, 12:51 AM
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Posted By potski
Totally brill as per usual Pyndon and Lucas too. ...

Totally brill as per usual Pyndon and Lucas too. All we can say is thanks for all your time and effort, not forgetting skill sharing it with us all.

Keep it coming and ride safe.

...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-01-2015, 12:36 AM
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Posted By potski
Hey guys I guess we all prepare our bikes...

Hey guys

I guess we all prepare our bikes differently and to our own taste.. This one is "interesting" :D

http://www.leboncoin.fr/motos/724879852.htm?ca=16_s


Cheers
Potski
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-29-2015, 03:57 AM
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Posted By potski
Good DUMP ADVice there Stormforce :lol3 ...

Good DUMP ADVice there Stormforce :lol3 ....I'd kill for a UK steak n' kidney pie or melton mowbray pork pie with HP brown obviously :tb

Cheers
Potski
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-28-2015, 02:05 PM
Replies: 14,672
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Posted By potski
Yep, Ladder moving on. Hi Chev, Funny...

Yep, Ladder moving on.

Hi Chev,

Funny you should mention the seat. The wife and I were just discussing it the other day after a day out 2 up. We both agreed that to be honest it's...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-26-2015, 10:36 AM
Replies: 491
Views: 171,385
Posted By potski
Hi Guys, Some good shots there. YEP...

Hi Guys,

Some good shots there.

YEP " Kaptslo, they're good bikes.

socalrc31, let's see the bike when you're done :clap

Here's a photo taken in the same place as the one above, but...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-26-2015, 09:22 AM
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Posted By potski
Actually here she is.… Maybe a touch lardy, but a...

Actually here she is.… Maybe a touch lardy, but a handsome devil, that’s for sure :evil

Cheers
Potski
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-26-2015, 09:14 AM
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Posted By potski
Salut Lee, Pardon pour ma réponse tardive; ...

Salut Lee,

Pardon pour ma réponse tardive; j’ ai fait du camping avec l'ancien TA :D

Oui, je comprends le français , mais ce n’est pas ma première langue…. il faut comprendre la langue avec...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-19-2015, 12:08 PM
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Posted By potski
Save me lookin oh sage...show me where :D ...

Save me lookin oh sage...show me where :D

Cheers
Potski
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-19-2015, 11:32 AM
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Posted By potski
I'm looking at both engines & still not seeing...

I'm looking at both engines & still not seeing 20kg my friend :D

Cheers
Potski
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-19-2015, 09:26 AM
Replies: 14,672
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Posted By potski
Hi Lee. Can't see A/T engine being around...

Hi Lee.

Can't see A/T engine being around 20kg (45lbs) more than a TA engine.

Have to be honest I'd hoped for a V twin if a new AT/TA or whatever they call it ever apears though.. but I...
Forum: Ride reports 04-19-2015, 08:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,077
Posted By potski
Hi George.... Rather than ramble on here...

Hi George....

Rather than ramble on here I've sent you a PM. :D

Cheers
Potski
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-19-2015, 07:08 AM
Replies: 14,672
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Posted By potski
Regarding weight & comparison....I was out on my...

Regarding weight & comparison....I was out on my RD04a yesterday; love it, wonderfull bike! .....BUT heavy; really noticeable compared to my 1988 Transalp .... note the old TA specs 174kg dry / 181...
Forum: Ride reports 04-19-2015, 04:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,077
Posted By potski
Hi George, Well, just watched parts 1-4 and...

Hi George,

Well, just watched parts 1-4 and it's clear ....it's an ADVenture; sure things went wrong, things in retrospect could maybe have been prepared better, but, above all what I am seeing is...
Forum: Ride reports 04-18-2015, 04:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,077
Posted By potski
Hi, or should that be g'day George. Darwin ;-) ...

Hi, or should that be g'day George. Darwin ;-)

Well, this looks like tonights entertainment solved... beats "the Voice" any day :-)

Been a massive fan of Les Hiddins (bush tucker man) stuff...
Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2015, 03:42 PM
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Posted By potski
The best vid so far. Thanks for taking us along...

The best vid so far. Thanks for taking us along and showing this incredable part of the world...:clap

Cheers
Potski
Forum: Road warriors 03-26-2015, 09:52 AM
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Posted By potski
Bamamate.. The NC did wel and the rider did...

Bamamate..

The NC did wel and the rider did even better :clap Nice work !

Cheers
Potski
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2015, 02:32 AM
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Posted By potski
Hi Tinywheel, Your country is AMAZING; love...

Hi Tinywheel,

Your country is AMAZING; love to visit one day !!!

I have been looking for a decent TW 200 for long time now (apparently there were only 65 200's imported here, but loads of...
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2015, 04:25 AM
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Views: 1,304,444
Posted By potski
Hi Tinywheel Great vids as usual, set in...

Hi Tinywheel

Great vids as usual, set in magnificent surroundings; the TW looks so right !....keep em coming.:clap

I'll get a TW one day if I can ever find a decent 200 here in France :(:
...
Forum: Ride reports 03-15-2015, 01:33 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 11,568
Posted By potski
Great update there Lee. A realy good trip...

Great update there Lee.

A realy good trip for you has well and truly turned into an ADVenture; thanks for sharing it with us.

Your Africa Twin too; just when most RD03's are getting...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-15-2015, 01:08 PM
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Posted By potski
Hi Lior, Result, :clap Time for a ride now...

Hi Lior,

Result, :clap Time for a ride now :D

Cheers
Potski
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-15-2015, 12:47 PM
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Posted By potski
Hi Lior520, Was slightly joking there, but...

Hi Lior520,

Was slightly joking there, but still, I bet it's something very simple.

Check the simple things before taking stuff apart and possibly making new problems.

Bad fuel.
Water in...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-15-2015, 07:56 AM
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Views: 121,918
Posted By potski
Thanks Moss... Nice Morgan and photos btw :thumb

Thanks Moss... Nice Morgan and photos btw :thumb
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-15-2015, 07:45 AM
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Posted By potski
Side stand down? Not that I have...

Side stand down?

Not that I have ever made that mistake of course :doh :fpalm

Cheers
Potski
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-14-2015, 06:36 AM
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Views: 121,918
Posted By potski
And here's one of our next bikes, Suzuki 380 GT's...

And here's one of our next bikes, Suzuki 380 GT's at New Brighton, Wirral by the old pier, now well gone :-(

Really I wanted a Honda 500 Four, but it was just that bit out of my price range.
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-14-2015, 06:30 AM
Replies: 509
Views: 121,918
Posted By potski
Hi Everyone, Well, this is a great thread,...

Hi Everyone,

Well, this is a great thread, I've looked through it a few times and smiled at some of the photos from riders pasts.... here's one from the UK in 1974 of me and my treasured CB175,...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-07-2015, 05:01 AM
Replies: 17,802
Views: 5,500,957
Posted By potski
Hey Guys. Thought you may find this...

Hey Guys.

Thought you may find this interesting. Transalp 700 / Africa Twin.. You can use translate to get the story.

http://www.travelbike.it/forum/showthread.php?tid=6534&page=4

Cheers...
Forum: Ride reports 03-05-2015, 01:53 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,743
Posted By potski
Hi Martin, Great report as usual; visited...

Hi Martin,

Great report as usual; visited Norway a few times, but not in the winter; it's a stunning country. Not many of us probably have any knowledge of studs, so interesting to hear how they...
Forum: Ride reports 02-24-2015, 02:03 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 11,568
Posted By potski
Thanks for posting up more of your trip. It makes...

Thanks for posting up more of your trip. It makes for good reading with excellent photos. The A/T looking good in the desert.

Looking forward to more.

Cheers
Potski
Forum: Ride reports 02-18-2015, 07:53 AM
Replies: 417
Views: 106,774
Posted By potski
Hi Guys, You are certainly painting a very...

Hi Guys,

You are certainly painting a very nice picture of life, travel and how beautiful Mexico is. Nice towing; good to see fellow bikers helping each other.

You may come across these Honda...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-18-2015, 07:15 AM
Replies: 8,058
Views: 1,311,995
Posted By potski
Optimistic there RED CAT ...I hope you're right,...

Optimistic there RED CAT ...I hope you're right, but who said it'll be called an Africa Twin with True Adventure popped on the end and 2017 ... that soon :D:D:D

Cheers
Potski
Forum: Ride reports 02-18-2015, 03:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,632
Posted By potski
Miles away from Parkgate chippy as well hey Tarka...

Miles away from Parkgate chippy as well hey Tarka :rofl

Cheers
Potski
Forum: Ride reports 02-18-2015, 03:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,632
Posted By potski
I love Norway it's a beautiful country, great...

I love Norway it's a beautiful country, great people wonderful scenery; been there a few times.....


Great shots; BUT hang on, "MORE EXTREME" where's the tents ? Surely you weren't in the...
Forum: Ride reports 02-14-2015, 09:02 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 11,568
Posted By potski
Hi Lee, A very interesting and in many ways...

Hi Lee,

A very interesting and in many ways emotional tale you are writing about here. I hope you find whom and what you are searching for.

Looking forward to more Africa Twin travel and...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-07-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 14,672
Views: 5,418,064
Posted By potski
Hi 2Bold, Good luck; keep us posted on how...

Hi 2Bold,

Good luck; keep us posted on how it goes.

Cheers
Potski
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-07-2015, 10:07 AM
Replies: 14,672
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Posted By potski
Sorry 2Bold, yes I put the chain on, then load it...

Sorry 2Bold, yes I put the chain on, then load it etc, as it is in it's working position then.

Cheers
Potski
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-07-2015, 10:02 AM
Replies: 14,672
Views: 5,418,064
Posted By potski
My 1988 Transalp 600 shaft.

My 1988 Transalp 600 shaft.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-07-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 14,672
Views: 5,418,064
Posted By potski
Hi 2Bold, I put the chain on and turned the...

Hi 2Bold,

I put the chain on and turned the sprocket so that it was under load ie. the way it will be driven. So the glue does not take up the load, it's pretty much metal on metal the glue takes...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-07-2015, 09:02 AM
Replies: 14,672
Views: 5,418,064
Posted By potski
HI 2bold, Make sure the splines on shaft and...

HI 2bold,

Make sure the splines on shaft and new sprocket are super clean. Be liberal with the superglue making sure the load is taken up on the splines before leaving it to go off and none of...
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