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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-10-2015, 01:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 904
Posted By Blackbert
Something like that on a first gen set. No...

Something like that on a first gen set. No problems so far.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-12-2015, 12:42 AM
Replies: 12,199
Views: 2,738,449
Posted By Blackbert
Hmm, don't know. Keep an eye on the one in the...

Hmm, don't know.
Keep an eye on the one in the back then, it's pristine, living near Bruges now. :D
The one in the middle is high milage but still running strong.
Mine is here to stay.

95000km...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-09-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 12,199
Views: 2,738,449
Posted By Blackbert
http://blackbert.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Miscelane...

http://blackbert.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Miscelaneous/i-kPGmKfq/0/XL/P1060540-XL.jpg

And here to stay :D
Forum: Europe 09-07-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,722
Posted By Blackbert
Yes we did. :freaky After rainy Belgium and...

Yes we did. :freaky

After rainy Belgium and France, we rose from the earth in sunny Folkestone on Friday.
On Monday, the rain started once we had everything packed and left the Golden Swan. It...
Forum: Europe 05-14-2014, 04:40 AM
Replies: 511
Views: 42,055
Posted By Blackbert
:stupid

:stupid
Forum: Europe 05-05-2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,664
Posted By Blackbert
There is legal riding in Belgium, still. Unpaved...

There is legal riding in Belgium, still. Unpaved forest roads are off limits, unless you get a 'licence' for a one-time-event.
Outside forests, local governments can ban motorised traffic from...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-21-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,117
Posted By Blackbert
Are you certain it's fuel getting the airfilter...

Are you certain it's fuel getting the airfilter wet (smell)? If it's the front intake that's wet, there's a good chance it's oil, from the crankcase vent.
Further, doesn't a 'lifetime' filter need...
Forum: Europe 04-20-2014, 12:23 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 7,102
Posted By Blackbert
Don't worry. On the road you may feel like a...

Don't worry. On the road you may feel like a baby. Off the road, most 'big bike guys' learn that a 'baby bike' is more fun (and a lot easier to pick up). :D
Forum: Europe 03-19-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 8,389
Posted By Blackbert
At work, they stilll look at me as if I'm nuts,...

At work, they stilll look at me as if I'm nuts, but the long ride to get there was definatly worth it. :clap
2 great days, thank you to everyone involved. This nutter forgot his camera, so no...
Forum: Europe 03-11-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 8,389
Posted By Blackbert
Oh... Then what tyres do I need? :evil

Oh... Then what tyres do I need? :evil
Forum: Europe 03-10-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 8,389
Posted By Blackbert
If duibhceK goes for the one on Ebay, some one in...

If duibhceK goes for the one on Ebay, some one in the UK needs to buy it for him. Seller doesn't post to Belgium, therefore a bid from here will not be accepted.
Forum: Europe 12-30-2013, 06:30 AM
Replies: 511
Views: 42,055
Posted By Blackbert
That's good news indeed. :thumb Maps. The...

That's good news indeed. :thumb

Maps. The digital ones. Would Open Street Map be a valuable option?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-15-2013, 04:05 AM
Replies: 19,779
Views: 8,382,766
Posted By Blackbert
Looks like we've been to the same place ... ...

Looks like we've been to the same place ...
http://blackbert.smugmug.com/Travel/Alps-2013/i-8ksjBWN/0/XL/P1000705-XL.jpg
And a bit further/higher up the same road....
Forum: Europe 11-13-2013, 01:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 558
Posted By Blackbert
Honda dealer with a good reputation, just outside...

Honda dealer with a good reputation, just outside Brussels:

Borremans (http://www.motosborremans.be/).
Mechelsesteenweg 562
1930 Zaventem

Tel : 02/759.60.30
Fax : 02/759.48.25

Mail:...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 11-07-2013, 10:15 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 24,935
Posted By Blackbert
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: Europe 11-05-2013, 04:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,096
Posted By Blackbert
Laugh yup, it all makes sense. ...

yup, it all makes sense.

http://www.labeshops.com/image/cache/data/shoes/DEMONIA/ripsaw-520-mens-platform-motorcycle-boot-600x600.jpg
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-31-2013, 01:14 AM
Replies: 18,027
Views: 5,657,130
Posted By Blackbert
Very nice. Have you checked the tooltube will...

Very nice.
Have you checked the tooltube will not interfere with the chainguard?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-20-2013, 03:16 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,447
Posted By Blackbert
Dr Bean is the Baldy of our Lowlands LC8 forum...

Dr Bean is the Baldy of our Lowlands LC8 forum (http://forum.lc8.nl/viewtopic.php?t=3072&postdays=0&postorder=asc&start=45) (in Dutch), I linked your post there, so he may chime in here.

There is...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-03-2013, 11:17 AM
Replies: 714
Views: 247,276
Posted By Blackbert
If the RC8 is built like the LC8 is, it will take...

If the RC8 is built like the LC8 is, it will take the adv gearbox.
IIRC, it was Kamanya who put his 950 adv gears in his 990 duke motor.
Forum: Europe 09-03-2013, 10:58 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,217
Posted By Blackbert
Once we're done at the home forum, I will give it...

Once we're done at the home forum, I will give it a go here.
Forum: Europe 09-03-2013, 10:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 939
Posted By Blackbert
Don't know if you allready did, but study maps...

Don't know if you allready did, but study maps like the Michelin, which highlights the real scenic routes and, if the scale is right, have all the litlle gems as well. Plan looks good, but like...
Forum: Europe 09-01-2013, 05:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 939
Posted By Blackbert
We just returned from the French-Italian alps....

We just returned from the French-Italian alps. You will stick to the tarmac roads I guess? If so:col de l'Iseran, South to North, was the most beautifull we've seen, espessially the Southern Valley....
Forum: Europe 09-01-2013, 03:49 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,217
Posted By Blackbert
Sorry I couldn't be there to aprove the upgrade,...

Sorry I couldn't be there to aprove the upgrade, as I was inspecting other lanes at the time.
http://blackbert.smugmug.com/Travel/Alps-2013/i-xHQfpwg/0/M/P1000559-M.jpg
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-16-2013, 03:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 410
Posted By Blackbert
Leaking seal front valvecover

Ok guys, next wednesday I'm off for a 10 day trip to the Alps.
Cleaned the bike today and discovered the top of the front cylinder covered in oil and dirt.
Dug in to the valve cover. Sparkplug...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-03-2013, 03:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,240
Posted By Blackbert
Announcement from dr. Bean on the dutch LC8...

Announcement from dr. Bean on the dutch LC8 forum: no kits till august 1st. Hollidays.

So if you don't get a reply right away, don't panic.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-27-2013, 09:42 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 12,030
Posted By Blackbert
I used to run a set. They probably saved some...

I used to run a set.
They probably saved some other parts when a Kawa ZZR1400 ran into the left one, totalling itself. All I needed was a helicoil for the upper front mount.
the crashbar on the...
Forum: Europe 06-07-2013, 02:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 556
Posted By Blackbert
http://i251.photobucket.com/albums/gg310/vernallis...

http://i251.photobucket.com/albums/gg310/vernallis/BMWvsKTM.gif

be aware, the one on the right (bottom) is a sportsbike. :wink:
Forum: Photos 05-23-2013, 11:09 PM
Replies: 1,438
Views: 825,592
Posted By Blackbert
http://www.wilkinsonphotography.com.au/photos/i-SS...

http://www.wilkinsonphotography.com.au/photos/i-SSmdvPj/0/XL/i-SSmdvPj-XL.jpg

from this thread: http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=888518
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-23-2013, 03:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 526
Posted By Blackbert
Wondering doesn't have anything to do with being...

Wondering doesn't have anything to do with being dumb.
If the oil can't go through the inside ...
It works though, don't worry.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-23-2013, 05:29 AM
Replies: 18,027
Views: 5,657,130
Posted By Blackbert
With the cosmetic changes (fairing), the only...

With the cosmetic changes (fairing), the only possible change in framework could be the subframe holding the dash and fairing. But still, that would bold on to the main frame with no problems.
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-23-2013, 05:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 526
Posted By Blackbert
If it looks like this, you're all set. ...

If it looks like this, you're all set.
...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-22-2013, 06:49 AM
Replies: 18,027
Views: 5,657,130
Posted By Blackbert
Have a look here...

Have a look here (http://www.transalp.de/technik/modellgeschichte/). It's in German, but you're from Denmark, so you will probably understand it. :D
If you can get your (digital) hands on a Haynes...
Forum: EMEA 05-17-2013, 10:36 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,376
Posted By Blackbert
If you're solo, which is what I understand, 300...

If you're solo, which is what I understand, 300 to 350km days aren't a problem. Be one of the first at breakfast, put your toothbrush away and start riding. Get fuel when you can, Stop in the first...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-16-2013, 10:41 AM
Replies: 18,027
Views: 5,657,130
Posted By Blackbert
While everything is apart, check and regrease all...

While everything is apart, check and regrease all bearings: wheels, steering head and rear suspension link (take the needles out, clean, grease, needles back in).
Fluids: does that include the oil...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-13-2013, 10:58 PM
Replies: 14,901
Views: 5,575,597
Posted By Blackbert
I would like to come on a survival course. :D

I would like to come on a survival course. :D
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-13-2013, 01:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,237
Posted By Blackbert
0305, May 12th 2003. Link is in the HOW...

0305, May 12th 2003. Link is in the HOW (http://ktm950.info/how/ktm_950_issues.html), known issues, under Ignition Rotor Mount.

I recently replaced the entire clutch assy with one from a...
Forum: Europe 05-07-2013, 02:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 826
Posted By Blackbert
Leboncoin.fr indeed. Imho, the DL650 Vstrom is...

Leboncoin.fr indeed.
Imho, the DL650 Vstrom is about the best bike you can buy in that class.
If your French is as good as your English, you may find lots of usefull info here...
Forum: Europe 05-05-2013, 10:49 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,745
Posted By Blackbert
Nice write-up Matt, thanks. Great memories...

Nice write-up Matt, thanks.
Great memories like you said, and I'm still not ashamed to admit I skipped that Roman Road on my LC8.

Now :ear
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 04-21-2013, 06:54 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 11,426
Posted By Blackbert
:D Nice report, as always. :thumb

:D

Nice report, as always. :thumb
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 04-10-2013, 07:58 AM
Replies: 351
Views: 90,870
Posted By Blackbert
Ok, that's all we need to convince us to come and...

Ok, that's all we need to convince us to come and ride. Bring on the tracks. :D

No wait, there must be a few interesting stories to go with these pictures, and we would like to hear them. :ear
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