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Forum: Africa & Mid East 03-17-2013, 09:41 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,950
Posted By -JonnyBoy-
Party on :freaky ...

Party on :freaky

http://sphotos-d.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-ash3/19700_382101758555421_1565687608_n.jpg

The view of the Jordan valley looking north-east from the Samaria desert...
Forum: EMEA 07-15-2012, 12:50 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 505
Posted By -JonnyBoy-
cross Europe trip, Greece-Ireland (tent space?)

Hi people

I'm in Zagreb now on my way from Thessaloniki to Dublin on my SV650, more or less halfway through :-)
I did not plan too much, just took the bike and rode, but after so much time...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-01-2012, 03:30 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 27,638
Posted By -JonnyBoy-
the engine looks like a quiet unhappy robot...

the engine looks like a quiet unhappy robot bitching about the freezing weather :D
hope its time to warm up will come soon!
Forum: EMEA 06-18-2012, 11:25 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 11,818
Posted By -JonnyBoy-
Question good job, will need the info here for my trip....

good job, will need the info here for my trip. I'll be starting from Thessaloniki to Italy (to Ireland). prob will get greencard from my Irish insurer (carole nash) 15E a week. bike is irish reg.
...
Forum: EMEA 06-18-2012, 10:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,376
Posted By -JonnyBoy-
btw I'll be arriving to Ireland from france on...

btw I'll be arriving to Ireland from france on 23rd of July if you'll be around for a pint :1drink
Forum: EMEA 06-17-2012, 08:32 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,376
Posted By -JonnyBoy-
Thumb Here ya go, make sure you don't just do the ring...

Here ya go, make sure you don't just do the ring of Kerry but also get into the mountains in the middle. consider doing Beara (my favourite) and donegal as well, even instead. use bestbikingroads.com...
Forum: EMEA 06-17-2012, 07:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 560
Posted By -JonnyBoy-
PM sent :evil ok, ferry and airline tickets...

PM sent :evil

ok, ferry and airline tickets booked which means that the time-frame is set. 2.5 weeks to cross the continent, almost 4 in Ireland here I come baby! :1drink wish I had more time...
Forum: EMEA 06-10-2012, 02:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 560
Posted By -JonnyBoy-
Talking Jerusalem-Dublin 2012

:D
maps, dates, info, photos, emails all over the place, you know the drill.

leaving home 5th of July, taking my bike (sv650x) from northern Greece (Thessaloniki) and off I go all the way through...
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2011, 03:06 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 532
Posted By -JonnyBoy-
Talking Dr650 sm/adv

Hello hello :D
After 10 years riding street bikes and bit of drz400e/sm it's time to get down and dirty!

Just got myself a 99 DR650 with 2 sets of wheels and good bit of mods as well, aiming to...
Forum: Ride reports 09-11-2010, 02:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,163
Posted By -JonnyBoy-
Thumb New cat!

Got her a few weeks ago but papers and travel issues delayed it a bit. Now it's all good, got her a few treats yesterday and couldn't refuse her when she saw the sun blasting down!

We' started in...
Forum: Europe 09-03-2010, 05:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,705
Posted By -JonnyBoy-
Thumb European Health Insurance Card in Ireland:

http://www.hse.ie/eng/services/find_a_service/entitlements/ehic/
Forum: Thumpers 07-08-2009, 03:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,277
Posted By -JonnyBoy-
A bit of clarification, the loom I'm talking...

A bit of clarification, the loom I'm talking about is the one connected to the side-stand immobilizing unit, it touched the exhaust header, not the actual exhaust...

:D
Forum: Thumpers 07-07-2009, 06:13 PM
Replies: 1,622
Views: 257,426
Posted By -JonnyBoy-
Muday in the Irish bog... ...

Muday in the Irish bog...

http://udinka.com/photos/bikes/offroad/_IGP6179s.jpg

http://udinka.com/photos/bikes/offroad/_IGP6186s.jpg

http://udinka.com/photos/bikes/offroad/_IGP6192s.jpg
...
Forum: Thumpers 07-07-2009, 09:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,277
Posted By -JonnyBoy-
The wired thing is that it started up twice after...

The wired thing is that it started up twice after the fall.

Thanks for the replies, is there a know issue with the fuel pumps?
Will a faulty pump will cause the symptoms described at the first...
Forum: Thumpers 07-07-2009, 03:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,277
Posted By -JonnyBoy-
Question 690 Enduro wont start after wire touching the exhaust & melting

Hiya all, I'd like to ask your help with a problem I have with KTM 690 Enduro.

I broke down with one in the middle of nowhere, probably because of a failure in the electrics.

The full story is...
Forum: Ride reports 06-17-2009, 01:54 PM
Replies: 607
Views: 89,167
Posted By -JonnyBoy-
That's me :D See the little spot on...

That's me :D




See the little spot on the road on the bottom left corner?
This is Arthur :1drink

Got some more pics but no time and patiance to upload them, my ride report will be up...
Forum: Europe 03-21-2009, 04:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 614
Posted By -JonnyBoy-
http://www.motorental.ie/services.htm I think...

http://www.motorental.ie/services.htm
I think it's the only one in Ireland :huh
Forum: Ride reports 03-17-2009, 11:07 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,337
Posted By -JonnyBoy-
:freaky:freaky:freaky :clap Thanks!

:freaky:freaky:freaky
:clap

Thanks!
Forum: Ride reports 03-17-2009, 10:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,163
Posted By -JonnyBoy-
Ireland? Take a not-too-big bike, rain gear...

Ireland?

Take a not-too-big bike, rain gear and good winter gear and you're sorted. Being riding all over the place for for long hours and days and never had a real problem with other drivers or...
Forum: Ride reports 03-17-2009, 10:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,163
Posted By -JonnyBoy-
Comeragh mountains spin (Co. Waterford, Ireland)

Old ride report: :D


Comeragh mountains spin (Co. Waterford, Ireland)

Good Morning.
Hit the alarm and got out of bed, today I've got a good reason for a change....
Forum: Ride reports 03-17-2009, 10:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,163
Posted By -JonnyBoy-
During the summer of '06 I did a 4 months...

During the summer of '06 I did a 4 months eurotrip, these are the pics from Co. Kerry and Dingle

http://www.udinka.com/photos/bikes/Ireland/lakeview.jpg
...
Forum: Ride reports 03-13-2009, 05:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,163
Posted By -JonnyBoy-
Just before going to France for the first time I...

Just before going to France for the first time I had an accident and had to lock Victor in the back yard for a long repair project, but instead of cancelling the trip I looked at the figures on the...
Forum: Ride reports 03-13-2009, 04:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,163
Posted By -JonnyBoy-
My Irish travels

With Paddy's day coming soon everybody and everyone is all about Ireland, so why not use this chill-out eve at home to sort out some of the pics gathered through more the 5 years and 5 bikes on this...
Forum: Ride reports 02-15-2009, 02:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,051
Posted By -JonnyBoy-
It's illegal, better off have local knowledge...

It's illegal, better off have local knowledge where and when to ride...
biker.ie rideouts forum (http://biker.ie/forum/forumdisplay.php?f=37) is a good start, post your thoughts there and see what...
Forum: Ride reports 02-08-2009, 04:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,051
Posted By -JonnyBoy-
I've been hiking yesterday on the Wicklow...

I've been hiking yesterday on the Wicklow mountains, this snow gonna last for a good bit :clap
Forum: Ride reports 02-07-2009, 02:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,051
Posted By -JonnyBoy-
Next day the weather behaved and I've managed to...

Next day the weather behaved and I've managed to convince a friend (pics helped a bit)

http://udinka.com/photos/bikes/Snow2/_IGP4944.jpg

Hard work going uphill
...
Forum: Ride reports 02-07-2009, 02:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,051
Posted By -JonnyBoy-
It's hard work to keep her upright, was steaming...

It's hard work to keep her upright, was steaming hot inside the body armour...
You stop to chill, catch your breath and a few snaps.

Forgot this one:...
Forum: Ride reports 02-05-2009, 11:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,051
Posted By -JonnyBoy-
Talking Snow Time!

Monday morning, hardly managing to drag meself out of bed, open the curtains and... it's all white! :huh ah???
Work? now? so when I'll head off into it???

Last time it really snowed in Dublin...
Forum: Thumpers 01-21-2009, 10:13 AM
Replies: 4,044
Views: 437,527
Posted By -JonnyBoy-
Custom colour scheme

Hiya,

I'm looking for custom paint jobs on the pre 96 DRs, what I have in mind at the mo is mostly black with bits of gold (handlebar, hubs, maybe frame), but as more bikes that I'll see I'll know...
Forum: Thumpers 01-16-2009, 09:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,581
Posted By -JonnyBoy-
LukasM , are you sure about the kickstart? As...

LukasM , are you sure about the kickstart? As Nightrunner said, there is a plugged hole on the right hand side of the engine.

Going for the full monty here, loads of parts will be binned and...
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2009, 10:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 597
Posted By -JonnyBoy-
Question Knock knock... (DR650RS)

My 93 DR650RS sounds like this: (http://udinka.com/photos/bikes/DR650RS/Sound.wav) (links to 1.52mb .wav file, idle is about 2000 rpm)

Now this is a project bike. I was told that the cylinder taps...
Forum: Thumpers 01-04-2009, 03:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,581
Posted By -JonnyBoy-
Question Got it :-)

OK, it's parked outside, safe home after riding it through north Wales in the freezing cold... Got it with almost 25000 miles, clocked some more since :D

http://udinka.com/vid/DR650.jpg

1)...
Forum: Ride reports 01-04-2009, 06:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,254
Posted By -JonnyBoy-
Well, it was the first time for me in Wales

on a dirt bike, first time riding the whole day, in mud, ice, darkness and freezing cold. As Timpo mentioned, the bike is not perfect for me and I've had to put a lot of hard work just to keep up,...
Forum: Europe 01-04-2009, 05:17 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,409
Posted By -JonnyBoy-
Don't just do the ring, get inside the peninsula...

Don't just do the ring, get inside the peninsula into the hills and just get lost around:

http://w2.bikepics.com/pics/2007%5C06%5C11%5Cbikepics-928037-full.jpg


and if it has not been...
Forum: Europe 01-03-2009, 01:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,409
Posted By -JonnyBoy-
1. Best time of year for riding? April-May,...

1. Best time of year for riding?
April-May, can't beat the spring adding all mad colours to the green scenery. Long light hours, off the tourist season, and it will rain anyways so just have proper...
Forum: Thumpers 12-26-2008, 12:30 PM
Replies: 1,622
Views: 257,426
Posted By -JonnyBoy-
Dr. Zee got his knobbies back on and we went to...

Dr. Zee got his knobbies back on and we went to test ride everything before setting off to Wales. Also got him a brand new Irish reg to celebrate his promotion to the "commuter" role (after the SV...
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2008, 06:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,222
Posted By -JonnyBoy-
DR650 it is...

DR650 it is (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=417614)

In its price I can install all the mods I need, don't worry about falling offroad and about little scratches , this bike isn't...
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2008, 05:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,581
Posted By -JonnyBoy-
This is why I was looking for another bike: ...

This is why I was looking for another bike:


Thanks to your answers (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=416640) I was also considering the DR650 and when a real cheap one came on...
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2008, 05:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,581
Posted By -JonnyBoy-
Wink "Whatever you do - do it properly" My DR650 project

Just bought a "new" bike to be my adventure bike, a '93 DR650 RS :D
I'll use this thread to post my thoughts, plans and ideas, and to share photos of it and our travels.

Let me start at the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2008, 05:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,222
Posted By -JonnyBoy-
I'll have to pick it up when I fall on the ground...

I'll have to pick it up when I fall on the ground way more times than the bastards will need to lift it to their van... I'll pass, thanks :1drinkand keep the theft insurance on...
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