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Forum: Ride reports 02-24-2015, 03:03 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,458
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, 08:53 AM
Replies: 284
Views: 71,342
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, 08:15 AM
Replies: 5,993
Views: 1,054,218
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, 04:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,109
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, 04:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,109
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, 10:02 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,458
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, 11:46 AM
Replies: 14,454
Views: 5,253,912
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, 11:07 AM
Replies: 14,454
Views: 5,253,912
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, 11:02 AM
Replies: 14,454
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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, 10:58 AM
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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, 10:02 AM
Replies: 14,454
Views: 5,253,912
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...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-07-2015, 05:42 AM
Replies: 14,454
Views: 5,253,912
Posted By potski
Good point, good idea, it certainly wouldn't hurt...

Good point, good idea, it certainly wouldn't hurt if you're going through the agro of fitting a new shaft.

Cheers
Potski
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-07-2015, 02:35 AM
Replies: 14,454
Views: 5,253,912
Posted By potski
That's good; amazing how some bikes seem to get...

That's good; amazing how some bikes seem to get away with it and others don't. Guess the chain must have been run nice and slack. Controversial solution, but on my TA's and AT I started superglueing...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-06-2015, 05:24 PM
Replies: 14,454
Views: 5,253,912
Posted By potski
Hi Lee, How are you're output shaft splines...

Hi Lee,

How are you're output shaft splines looking after 137,000kms ?

Cheers
Potski
Forum: Ride reports 02-03-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 84,015
Posted By potski
BLOODY BRILL Lyndon... fantastic ride and film!!...

BLOODY BRILL Lyndon... fantastic ride and film!! :clap:clap:clap

You definitely won the stick at, never give up till grim death award.... :bow

Looking forward to more.

Ride safe
...
Forum: Ride reports 01-21-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,458
Posted By potski
Hi MassiveLee, Looks like the start of a...

Hi MassiveLee,

Looks like the start of a great ADVenture and RR.... I'm in :D

You certainly took a chance on the old Africa Twin, but looks like a decent machine for all of 900 Euros.
Yep,...
Forum: Ride reports 12-24-2014, 01:48 AM
Replies: 284
Views: 71,342
Posted By potski
Hi Guys, Thanks for the update. I agree...

Hi Guys,

Thanks for the update. I agree with you on the camping out of sight thing; if no one knows you're there, no one can mess with you.

Trust you continue to enjoy your travels and...
Forum: Ride reports 12-21-2014, 03:30 AM
Replies: 380
Views: 84,015
Posted By potski
Hi Pyndon, Yet another amazing film,...

Hi Pyndon,

Yet another amazing film, packed with bikes and adventure travel and so professionally put together. Thanks to you and the crew for great entertainment.

Wishing you all a...
Forum: Ride reports 12-14-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 284
Views: 71,342
Posted By potski
Nice work guys. The Hepco Gobis look plastic...

Nice work guys. The Hepco Gobis look plastic fantastic on the TA; amazing they still had the racks for a 25 year young TA. Do you ever use the water carrying facility in the old Gobis; just...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-12-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 5,993
Views: 1,054,218
Posted By potski
Hey guys, What's happened to episode 2 of...

Hey guys,

What's happened to episode 2 of the True Adventure series, it's disappeared ????

Cheers
Potski
Forum: Ride reports 12-10-2014, 02:43 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,329
Posted By potski
Great RR, an adventure ride for all concerned...

Great RR, an adventure ride for all concerned that's for sure. Thoughts must go to the locals. It reminds me of the 2013 storms and floods in the Spanish Pyrenees.


Thanks for taking the time to...
Forum: Ride reports 12-06-2014, 04:14 AM
Replies: 284
Views: 71,342
Posted By potski
Hi Guys, Still enjoying your excellent RR. ...

Hi Guys,

Still enjoying your excellent RR.

Time for a break for you both at the Travel show; hope you or someone films your presentation.

Yep, those Mosko Moto panniers look the...
Forum: Ride reports 12-05-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,550
Posted By potski
Superb RR The real deal; thanks so much...

Superb RR

The real deal; thanks so much for posting. Hopefully you will write another RR in the future.

Ride Safe


Cheers
Potski :freaky
Forum: Ride reports 12-04-2014, 03:13 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,074
Posted By potski
Great RR, photos and ADVenture AME. It's a...

Great RR, photos and ADVenture AME. It's a stunning part of the world up there that's for sure.

Thanks for sharing.


Cheers
Potski :freaky
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-26-2014, 03:54 AM
Replies: 17,597
Views: 5,342,188
Posted By potski
Very sad news indeed. Most of us never met him,...

Very sad news indeed. Most of us never met him, but all of us new he was a good man with a huge passion and talent for motorcycling.

Potski
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-24-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 14,454
Views: 5,253,912
Posted By potski
Hi Stormforce and All, If I may, back...

Hi Stormforce and All,


If I may, back to VT 17 tooth Shadow front sprocket being replacement for original 16 tooth Africa Twin 97-03.


Is it me, am I going mad, or do these look slightly...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-23-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 5,993
Views: 1,054,218
Posted By potski
Nice cyborg nice.... fun on the Forum :clap good...

Nice cyborg nice.... fun on the Forum :clap good wheelie :D


Cheers
Potski :freaky
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-20-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 5,993
Views: 1,054,218
Posted By potski
Fair point, though whilst the KLR is a fine bike...

Fair point, though whilst the KLR is a fine bike it's a thumper, SO.. The Cagiva, nice stylish, but reliability????
The other BmmmmR thingy has a funny engine that sticks out of each side..:D
I...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-19-2014, 03:32 AM
Replies: 5,993
Views: 1,054,218
Posted By potski
Hi All, Yeah, let's cast our minds back to...

Hi All,

Yeah, let's cast our minds back to when Honda brought the Transalp over to the States, I think it was around 88-90. It was a bike imo before its time, no one really knew what category...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-17-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 486
Views: 164,578
Posted By potski
My 600 and my mate John and his 650. First...

My 600 and my mate John and his 650. First dusting of snow in the Pyrenees this autumn in the distance.

Cheers
Potski :freaky
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-14-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 5,993
Views: 1,054,218
Posted By potski
"so what nothing new here".... May be of...

"so what nothing new here"....

May be of interest to UK riders...take it you're stateside.

Cheers
Potski :freaky
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-14-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 5,993
Views: 1,054,218
Posted By potski
Hi All. UK's MCN say..."Debut at the...

Hi All.

UK's MCN say..."Debut at the motorcycle live show Birmingham's NEC November 22nd" .

...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-12-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 5,993
Views: 1,054,218
Posted By potski
<IFRAME height=315...

<IFRAME height=315 src="//www.youtube.com/embed/074CYjbkz_w" frameBorder=0 width=560 allowfullscreen></IFRAME>

Another vid... but in German. Anything new, anyone transalate?

Cheers...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-12-2014, 05:00 AM
Replies: 5,993
Views: 1,054,218
Posted By potski
Now now...

Now now Children....:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:

The above posts are so funny and brightened my day :D

But thought this thread was about "the new Africa Twin" :huh

Honda best release...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-12-2014, 03:55 AM
Replies: 14,454
Views: 5,253,912
Posted By potski
Ok, thanks for that Stormforce; usefull to know...

Ok, thanks for that Stormforce; usefull to know for a long road trip. :thumb

Cheers
potski :freaky
Forum: Ride reports 11-12-2014, 02:30 AM
Replies: 284
Views: 71,342
Posted By potski
Hi Guys, Amazing photos and your words...

Hi Guys,

Amazing photos and your words describe very well what an fantastic journey you are having and great folks you are meeting.

Wow, those redwoods are incredible, if they look...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-11-2014, 01:45 AM
Replies: 14,454
Views: 5,253,912
Posted By potski
Hi all, Re 17 tooth sprocket. ...

Hi all,

Re 17 tooth sprocket.

Ladder, well spotted as usual; thanks.

E-Bum, wanting to up the gearing really, the 15 would lower it. The output shaft is thicker on RD07 too, thanks...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-10-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 14,454
Views: 5,253,912
Posted By potski
Hi again, Oh, those output shafts... I...

Hi again,

Oh, those output shafts...

I did notice that the guys on ATOC had come up with an interesting idea (hope they don't mind me sharing the photo etc here), but if I had one of these...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-10-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 14,454
Views: 5,253,912
Posted By potski
Hi E-Bum, Yes, I think JT's are very hard...

Hi E-Bum,

Yes, I think JT's are very hard which is great for longevity of the sprocket, but perhaps potentially tough on the output shaft. Below is a post I did on the Transalp Mods thread...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-10-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 14,454
Views: 5,253,912
Posted By potski
Thanks Ladder. Wonder why they don't list...

Thanks Ladder.

Wonder why they don't list it. Thought it was good, but was concerned that it may make things too close to the engine casing, but surely the VT casing is the same.

Cheers...
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