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Forum: Thumpers 12-19-2014, 03:07 AM
Replies: 10,680
Views: 2,022,580
Posted By Stray Dog
Just bought my CRF/M 2 weeks ago, Dec 1st I can...

Just bought my CRF/M 2 weeks ago, Dec 1st
I can confirm (At least here in the UK) the book still shows valve check at first service 600miles.
BUT 2 different dealers tell me it is no longer a...
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 81,938
Posted By Stray Dog
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Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2014, 03:21 AM
Replies: 10,680
Views: 2,022,580
Posted By Stray Dog
Great pics bro, Shows the crf/l is more than...

Great pics bro,
Shows the crf/l is more than capable..:thumb
Forum: GS Boxers 12-03-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,146
Posted By Stray Dog
totally agree with the OP about Heidenau tyres ...

totally agree with the OP about Heidenau tyres
I had a set fitted to my Transalp.
Dumped them after 500 miles, just couldn't put up with them on road.

Now on TKC80's, far better on and off...
Forum: Battle scooters 12-03-2014, 02:34 AM
Replies: 1,358
Views: 238,127
Posted By Stray Dog
Maybe it's because any threads started are...

Maybe it's because any threads started are getting flamed by people that have never ridden them saying what a shit bike they are !!

I've done a 4000mile tour with mine this summer, crossing the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-01-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 18,428
Posted By Stray Dog
I'm really scared now......:eek1 I run a CRF/M...

I'm really scared now......:eek1
I run a CRF/M with 17" wheels
Meaning it's 1.39" lower on the back and 4.3" lower on the front
Has Honda made a fug up and I'm going to ground out???
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-16-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 934
Posted By Stray Dog
But can you get it off the bead with it still...

But can you get it off the bead with it still partially inflated?
I'm not being perdantic, I genuinly don't know
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-16-2014, 02:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 934
Posted By Stray Dog
Can't help with a reply, but that's a good...

Can't help with a reply,
but that's a good point, how do ya get it off?
I'd be interested as well as I carry emergency foam as wel

Unless when you take the valve out it'll squirt out...
Forum: Australia 10-30-2014, 02:38 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,572
Posted By Stray Dog
Luckily for me I'm completely immune to Wasp and...

Luckily for me I'm completely immune to Wasp and Bee stings.
I've been stung so many times in my 40+ year career riding they just don't bother me any more than a Mozzie bite.
BUT... I have been...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-06-2014, 01:41 AM
Replies: 8,101
Views: 7,635,011
Posted By Stray Dog
Gromin fun. ...

Gromin fun.

http://i129.photobucket.com/albums/p212/muddypaws4x4/040_zps5f750c88.jpg (http://s129.photobucket.com/user/muddypaws4x4/media/040_zps5f750c88.jpg.html)
Forum: Trials 09-09-2014, 01:15 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,248
Posted By Stray Dog
I don't know about modern stuff. But I used my...

I don't know about modern stuff.
But I used my old twin shock Ossa trials for trail riding
Did some pretty big distances,
and with the right gearing was quite fast as well
...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-24-2014, 02:21 AM
Replies: 1,358
Views: 238,127
Posted By Stray Dog
I am, and have stopped using that forum for...

I am, and have stopped using that forum for exactly that reason....:puke1

Dog
Forum: Battle scooters 08-23-2014, 02:34 AM
Replies: 1,358
Views: 238,127
Posted By Stray Dog
Just got back from my Summer trip through the...

Just got back from my Summer trip through the Pyrenees.
Did a total of 3000 miles.

http://i129.photobucket.com/albums/p212/muddypaws4x4/291_zps89c2f649.jpg...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-13-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 369
Views: 39,755
Posted By Stray Dog
I'm 61, been riding since I was 16, so 45 years...

I'm 61, been riding since I was 16, so 45 years so far
Still not sure if I want it as a permanent hobby...:freaky

Dog
Forum: Battle scooters 07-12-2014, 01:33 AM
Replies: 1,358
Views: 238,127
Posted By Stray Dog
I'm regularly returning over 120mpg (UK) I rode...

I'm regularly returning over 120mpg (UK)
I rode over the Pyrenees a couple of weeks ago and I managed
220km with refill 4ltrs.....:eek1

Dog
Forum: Road warriors 07-08-2014, 12:49 AM
Replies: 497
Views: 103,077
Posted By Stray Dog
Don't worry the speed will improve with milage. ...

Don't worry the speed will improve with milage.
Mines now got around 4000 and easily reaches above 60mph,
and I ain't no lightweight..:rofl

dog
Forum: Road warriors 07-04-2014, 12:47 AM
Replies: 497
Views: 103,077
Posted By Stray Dog
That's rediklus.... My Mrs was quoted 65 fully...

That's rediklus....
My Mrs was quoted 65 fully comp.
Mind you she is an oldun with full ncb

Dog
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-27-2014, 02:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,214
Posted By Stray Dog
I'm probably going to get Flamed for this, but !!...

I'm probably going to get Flamed for this, but !!
I bought a Transalp 700 to do the same as you.
I'm an experienced biker, including offroading. 45years + to date
My Transalp had Knobbly tyres on...
Forum: Ride reports 05-26-2014, 12:47 AM
Replies: 325
Views: 99,968
Posted By Stray Dog
Sorry to hear you got bush damage. :D But...

Sorry to hear you got bush damage. :D
But loving the pictures, keep up the good work


Dog
Forum: Equipment 05-22-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,441
Posted By Stray Dog
Agreed, gotta getta newun

Agreed, gotta getta newun
Forum: Ride reports 05-16-2014, 02:22 AM
Replies: 325
Views: 99,968
Posted By Stray Dog
Sooo in..:clap Love small CC tours, only real...

Sooo in..:clap
Love small CC tours, only real way to see the world

Dog
Forum: Beasts 05-08-2014, 01:37 AM
Replies: 702
Views: 71,118
Posted By Stray Dog
I'm a 6 footer, ride a Honda MSX, Grom....:eek1

I'm a 6 footer, ride a Honda MSX, Grom....:eek1
Forum: Old's Cool 05-03-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 16,145
Views: 9,668,982
Posted By Stray Dog
Love the look of this bike, what is it?

Love the look of this bike, what is it?
Forum: EMEA 05-03-2014, 02:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,852
Posted By Stray Dog
I'm ready, lets go... ...

I'm ready, lets go...

http://i129.photobucket.com/albums/p212/muddypaws4x4/015_zpsed7e655f.jpg (http://s129.photobucket.com/user/muddypaws4x4/media/015_zpsed7e655f.jpg.html)

Dog
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,069
Posted By Stray Dog
As a Grom rider I can tell you it'll never work ...

As a Grom rider I can tell you it'll never work
Unless there is some serious suspension upgrades
With all that luggage it'll bottom out like a bitch !!
Forum: Road warriors 04-17-2014, 01:36 AM
Replies: 497
Views: 103,077
Posted By Stray Dog
Is that pipe actually bolted up? I've only got...

Is that pipe actually bolted up?
I've only got a small screen so can't see properly.
But it certainly doesn't look right where it leaves the head.

dog
Forum: Americas 04-13-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,310
Posted By Stray Dog
Yaaaa, keep us posted. :freaky Dog

Yaaaa, keep us posted. :freaky

Dog
Forum: Road warriors 04-06-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 362
Views: 31,895
Posted By Stray Dog
My Royal Enfield 1952 700 Super Metior. ...

My Royal Enfield
1952 700 Super Metior.
Custom build in 1985.
Fully road legal, no comments as to how reliable it was...

http://i129.photobucket.com/albums/p212/muddypaws4x4/tigerrose.jpg...
Forum: Americas 04-03-2014, 02:06 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,310
Posted By Stray Dog
Good luck with your trip I did a 2000mile trip...

Good luck with your trip
I did a 2000mile trip on mine and loved every minute of it.

Just one thing though, the Aero 80 shock.
I fitted a brand new one at the beginning of my trip.
With the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2014, 01:57 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,861
Posted By Stray Dog
Well my wife has had her XT225 for over 15 years...

Well my wife has had her XT225 for over 15 years and still loves it.
She's only a littlun as well, but she can ride the hell out of it.
I've ridden it a few times and am surprised the power it's...
Forum: EMEA 03-22-2014, 02:25 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 262
Posted By Stray Dog
125cc tour to Barcelona.

Looking for some info.
At the latter end of last year someone posted about a 125cc trip they were planning to Barcelona some time mid June.
But for the life of me I can't find it.
The problem is I...
Forum: Europe 01-17-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 341
Posted By Stray Dog
UK on the road cost?

Anyone give me a rough idea of the OTR cost for a new bike in the UK (950cc)
I'm looking at selling my Transalp, for a new 950 Yamaha
The dealer just quoted me 222 extra which seems a little steep...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-13-2014, 02:36 AM
Replies: 1,873
Views: 470,660
Posted By Stray Dog
I travel light... ...

I travel light...

http://i129.photobucket.com/albums/p212/muddypaws4x4/100_0036.jpg (http://s129.photobucket.com/user/muddypaws4x4/media/100_0036.jpg.html)
...
Forum: Road warriors 12-19-2013, 01:20 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,503
Posted By Stray Dog
Well I'm going to be selling my Transalp in the...

Well I'm going to be selling my Transalp in the Spring and buying a Shadow.
So yes I'd be interested...

Oh and FYI my other "Adventure" bike is a Grom!!

Dog
Forum: Battle scooters 10-15-2013, 10:09 AM
Replies: 1,358
Views: 238,127
Posted By Stray Dog
Hadn't noticed the bloody auto correct. yea...

Hadn't noticed the bloody auto correct.
yea Grom not From....:lol3



Dog
Forum: Battle scooters 10-15-2013, 02:06 AM
Replies: 1,358
Views: 238,127
Posted By Stray Dog
Over on the From forum I expect.

Over on the From forum I expect.
Forum: Road warriors 09-20-2013, 12:09 PM
Replies: 497
Views: 103,077
Posted By Stray Dog
More pics please Especially any of your trip

More pics please
Especially any of your trip
Forum: Road warriors 09-18-2013, 02:16 AM
Replies: 497
Views: 103,077
Posted By Stray Dog
Hey Mike. Congrats on choosing a msx I'm...

Hey Mike.
Congrats on choosing a msx
I'm planning on some serious touring on mine next year.
I did a 2000mile tour on my Zoomer last year, and loved everybit of ot.
I may need to change our the...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-11-2013, 10:42 AM
Replies: 1,358
Views: 238,127
Posted By Stray Dog
Agree sounds awfull, obvously won't tickover. ...

Agree sounds awfull, obvously won't tickover.
I'm afraid I don't beleive that speedo either
Toped out at 158km 98mph.
Didn't seem to be passing traffic that quick.

Dog
Forum: Battle scooters 09-06-2013, 09:11 AM
Replies: 1,358
Views: 238,127
Posted By Stray Dog
Yup handlebars rotated forward will help a lot. ...

Yup handlebars rotated forward will help a lot.
First thing I did on mine.
Still trying to come to terms with the seat, as you say "HARD".
Don't know what Honda were thinking of with this.
Got a...
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