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Forum: EMEA 09-11-2013, 04:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,432
Posted By cristi-mic
I just come back from my honeymoon trip in the...

I just come back from my honeymoon trip in the Alps, feel free to get inspiration from my blog (start with the roadmaps http://cristi-mic.blogspot.ro/2013/08/honeymoon-i-preambul.html)
Forum: Orange Crush 04-17-2013, 11:19 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,834
Posted By cristi-mic
Well...I have 21" front wheel and I don't trust...

Well...I have 21" front wheel and I don't trust the rim to hold a tubeless tyre. It doesn't have the extra rim bead (like a shoulder) to retain the tyre in case it deflates. So for me the 5mm UHD...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-16-2013, 12:04 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,834
Posted By cristi-mic
For more that 40.000km I've been using a UHD (5mm...

For more that 40.000km I've been using a UHD (5mm thick) front tube with absolutely NO problems.
But for the rear wheel the best solution is to go tubeless. I used Sikaflex 11FC, a type of sealant...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-28-2013, 07:09 AM
Replies: 11,315
Views: 2,032,115
Posted By cristi-mic
a little bit of water and the fancy electronics stop working

http://www.motociclismo.it/comparativa-maxienduro-bmw-al-top-nonostante-il-flop-moto-54532


PS Nobody noticed that the new GS1200 WC is actually a (modern interpretation) copy of the Honda CX500...
Forum: Vendors 12-02-2012, 01:24 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 32,455
Posted By cristi-mic
http://www.politiaromana.ro/maramures.htm

http://www.politiaromana.ro/maramures.htm
Forum: Vendors 11-19-2012, 11:23 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 32,455
Posted By cristi-mic
I also flagged a few videos for scam/fraud. We...

I also flagged a few videos for scam/fraud. We should all do the same.
Forum: Orange Crush 11-17-2012, 05:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,812
Posted By cristi-mic
Sorry, they last at least 10.000km on my Super...

Sorry, they last at least 10.000km on my Super Tenere 850, always with passenger and with a lot of (successful) off-road.

http://www.youtube.com/user/cristimic?feature=results_main
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-16-2012, 03:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,475
Posted By cristi-mic
Just an idea, cheap and verified on more than...

Just an idea, cheap and verified on more than 25.000km:

http://www.tenereclub.ro/index.php?p=forum&s_id=33&t_id=346&s=1

It's important to choose the proper silicone sealant, otherwise it won't...
Forum: Equipment 11-16-2012, 02:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,215
Posted By cristi-mic
I'm using Continental Ultra Heavy Duty tube on...

I'm using Continental Ultra Heavy Duty tube on front tire (5mm thickness) and there are absolutely no problems.
On the rear tire I just transformed the rim into tubeless, more than 25.000km without...
Forum: Vendors 11-15-2012, 11:06 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 32,455
Posted By cristi-mic
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=2000...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=20004953&postcount=219
Forum: Orange Crush 11-15-2012, 05:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,812
Posted By cristi-mic
After 5 sets of Karoo T, I was thinking that it's...

After 5 sets of Karoo T, I was thinking that it's my tire for life...although this new Karoo 3 is nice, I really wish they keep the old Karoo's. Oh...and every set lasted at least 10.000km.
Forum: Vendors 11-09-2012, 01:35 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 92,956
Posted By cristi-mic
Guys...this is a professional crook. He knows how...

Guys...this is a professional crook. He knows how to postpone you indefinitely, sometimes showing cases with postage ready to be shipped etc. It's not going to happen, and even then you will receive...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-27-2012, 03:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 568
Posted By cristi-mic
Please don NOT advertise anymore rides through...

Please don NOT advertise anymore rides through core areas....at least keep them for yourself as these areas are forbidden to access.
Forum: Vendors 09-16-2012, 09:53 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 32,455
Posted By cristi-mic
Well...unfortunately I had a similar experience,...

Well...unfortunately I had a similar experience, but being from Romania I managed to get my money back after 3 months and a lot of phone calls and e-mails (with his "secretary", as he didn't want to...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-21-2012, 12:32 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 21,844
Posted By cristi-mic
My approach:...

My approach: http://www.tenereclub.ro/index.php?p=forum&s_id=33&t_id=346&s=1

Works perfectly, 2 sets of tyres and no problems.
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-16-2012, 11:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,209
Posted By cristi-mic
I'm on the 4th pair of Karoo's T. Super Tenere...

I'm on the 4th pair of Karoo's T. Super Tenere with 850 engine (*from TDM). They are the cheapest tyres (last time 170 Euros/pair), they last 10.000km and they are the best tyres I ever had....
Forum: Beasts 12-30-2011, 12:38 PM
Replies: 3,246
Views: 902,806
Posted By cristi-mic
There is also a Dowell pin and that O-ring goes...

There is also a Dowell pin and that O-ring goes around it.
Forum: Beasts 12-15-2011, 11:19 AM
Replies: 3,246
Views: 902,806
Posted By cristi-mic
I suppose it's classic M6 with 10mm hex head....

I suppose it's classic M6 with 10mm hex head. There is also a copper gasket, just like the cooling liquid purge bolt.
Forum: Beasts 12-13-2011, 11:11 AM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 535,546
Posted By cristi-mic
http://www.horizonsunlimited.com/tstories/peck/ ...

http://www.horizonsunlimited.com/tstories/peck/

http://www.roquest.ro/index.php?lang=en
Forum: Beasts 12-13-2011, 11:06 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 46,366
Posted By cristi-mic
Don't bother changing them, just grind them to...

Don't bother changing them, just grind them to the new (thinner) dimensions. It's just plain (hard) steel, nothing special (because they act as spacers, not directly under the cams).

On-topic, the...
Forum: Beasts 12-11-2011, 11:31 AM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 535,546
Posted By cristi-mic
Frankly, apart from knowing that the upper engine...

Frankly, apart from knowing that the upper engine mount COULD be a weak point in VERY HARD enduro, I've never read about that piece of metal that could save averything. Nor have I found it on my bike...
Forum: Beasts 12-08-2011, 08:53 AM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 535,546
Posted By cristi-mic
The right price for a good condition Super Tenere...

The right price for a good condition Super Tenere would be around 1500 Euros.
Forum: Beasts 11-27-2011, 05:35 AM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 535,546
Posted By cristi-mic
It was not thad hard, and she (my girlfriend) saw...

It was not thad hard, and she (my girlfriend) saw much worse in terms of enduro.

For the sound, I have the 850 3VD engine and a Marving exhaust with a few supplementary little holes :)
Forum: Beasts 11-26-2011, 02:53 AM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 535,546
Posted By cristi-mic
Some Thassos (Greece) light 2-up enduro. ...

Some Thassos (Greece) light 2-up enduro.

http://youtu.be/fTD09fHEW-s
Forum: Beasts 11-09-2011, 11:38 PM
Replies: 24,376
Views: 4,457,642
Posted By cristi-mic
It would be common sense after seeing all these...

It would be common sense after seeing all these nipples getting loose to apply some thread locking solution (not a very strong type). We all should learn from mistakes and experience.
Forum: Beasts 11-06-2011, 02:56 AM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 535,546
Posted By cristi-mic
http://www.tenereclub.ro/index.php?p=materiale&m_i...

http://www.tenereclub.ro/index.php?p=materiale&m_id=118
Forum: Beasts 08-26-2011, 01:58 AM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 535,546
Posted By cristi-mic
Romanian TenereClub Meeting 2011

Just a few photos http://cristi-mic.blogspot.com/2011/08/intilnirea-tenereclub-2011.html

And some HD videos http://cristi-mic.blogspot.com/2011/08/video-tenereclub-2011.html
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-24-2011, 04:21 AM
Replies: 2,213
Views: 503,622
Posted By cristi-mic
http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-SoDFYAr0N5o/TWZBq9No2vI/...

http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-SoDFYAr0N5o/TWZBq9No2vI/AAAAAAAAGd4/m3dyIQI-KLU/s1600/DSC_7112-tiltshift.jpg

http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_OcPhbqI1MPE/TJDEgtGEttI/AAAAAAAAGUM/5CAwLUUEpaM/s1600/DSC_0923.jpg...
Forum: Beasts 02-21-2011, 05:53 AM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 535,546
Posted By cristi-mic
I think these are real prices for "normal"...

I think these are real prices for "normal" people.
Forum: Beasts 02-20-2011, 06:15 AM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 535,546
Posted By cristi-mic
I made my own crash-bars because HeavyDuties were...

I made my own crash-bars because HeavyDuties were not on-line a few years ago. BUT I saw the side cases (aluminium) and their rack, it's a very good job and the prices are more than OK...
Forum: Beasts 02-19-2011, 10:19 AM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 535,546
Posted By cristi-mic
http://www.super-tenere.net/ That's the new...

http://www.super-tenere.net/

That's the new website.

For different types of crash-bars, side cases and supports or central stands, check http://www.heavyduties.ro/indexe.html
Forum: Beasts 02-16-2011, 09:17 AM
Replies: 3,246
Views: 902,806
Posted By cristi-mic
If by changing the spark plugs (Iridium...

If by changing the spark plugs (Iridium preferable) there is no improvement, then it's time to adjust the valves (one of the most neglected but most important things on this engine).
Plugged jets...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-09-2011, 02:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,292
Posted By cristi-mic
Just a comparison with Metzeler Karoo T, which...

Just a comparison with Metzeler Karoo T, which are quite similar: I am at the 4th pair, minimum 10.000km per pair, quite balanced mileage front/rear, they tend to wear faster during first 5000km then...
Forum: Beasts 12-08-2010, 04:36 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,552
Posted By cristi-mic
I did the same operation on my TDM850 engine...

I did the same operation on my TDM850 engine (installed in the Super Tenere) and I must tell that the steel is not that hard (and surely not surface hardened). A piece of sandpaper and a few minutes...
Forum: Beasts 11-11-2010, 06:20 AM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 535,546
Posted By cristi-mic
I really don't want to say that automotive oil is...

I really don't want to say that automotive oil is bad. The problem is that you don't get instant "results" (meaning that the engine won't seize/explode in the next kilometers). It's after several...
Forum: Beasts 11-10-2010, 10:29 PM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 535,546
Posted By cristi-mic
Depends on what you can get down under.... I...

Depends on what you can get down under....
I use 5W40 or 10W50 motorcycle oil, synthetic, 25E/4Liters. Don't let anybody tell you that synthetic is too good/inappropriate for this type of bike.
Forum: Beasts 11-10-2010, 01:59 AM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 535,546
Posted By cristi-mic
About 15 liters in the tank, yes. But I go...

About 15 liters in the tank, yes.

But I go to the gym regularly and do a lot of powerlifting, so no big deal for me, even with luggage.
Forum: Beasts 11-09-2010, 10:18 AM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 535,546
Posted By cristi-mic
Yes, it's the 3VD from the TDM. Basically I...

Yes, it's the 3VD from the TDM.

Basically I was trying to compare deadlifting the ST with the 1200 (see the video by Old Git Ray). It looks like the 1200 is far easier to lift.
Forum: Beasts 11-07-2010, 07:41 AM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 535,546
Posted By cristi-mic
...just having fun...

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Forum: Beasts 08-24-2010, 01:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,465
Posted By cristi-mic
Simple: the idea is not to have oil and attract...

Simple: the idea is not to have oil and attract dirt, but the oil to wash away any dirt. My chain is always moist and clean, without any other maintenance.
I also used a lot of sprays (teflon, dry,...
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