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Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 5,623
Views: 1,146,277
Posted By snowjob
Thanks all. My 1990 is 100% complete (except for...

Thanks all. My 1990 is 100% complete (except for the air scoops that are $$$), it is just that I missed an internal spacer when rebuilding the engine as a big-bore so it required a complete...
Forum: Thumpers 08-12-2014, 11:19 PM
Replies: 5,623
Views: 1,146,277
Posted By snowjob
2007 Engine in 1990 Frame

I just stumbled onto a cheap 2007 engine and bought it to go into my 1990 frame. When it arrived I noticed the clutch mechanism is mounted on the opposite side, but otherwise, i expect it can just...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-24-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 1,351
Views: 71,181
Posted By snowjob
I was thinking the same thing. That...

I was thinking the same thing.



That reminds me, when I move back to the States I don't want to give up lane splitting. Would you take care of that for me? Should just take a quick email to...
Forum: EMEA 07-16-2014, 02:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,658
Posted By snowjob
Step 1 is done, I mapped out the route (not 100%...

Step 1 is done, I mapped out the route (not 100% accurate, but fairly close).

Google Map (https://www.google.co.uk/maps/@46.71356,0.8838725,6z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m2!6m1!1szCzjUsEr4fnw.kUYlbniakEwU)
...
Forum: EMEA 07-13-2014, 12:38 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,658
Posted By snowjob
I have finally started to write the report. All...

I have finally started to write the report. All it took was cleaning my office and seeing the pile of notes and receipts left from the trip. Hope to be done in a week or so and will post the link...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-11-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 3,471
Views: 168,287
Posted By snowjob
JEALOUS. You will love sand within 3 days (but...

JEALOUS. You will love sand within 3 days (but you will hate it first). Just go faster ;-)
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-22-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 1,351
Views: 71,181
Posted By snowjob
:cry It's been ages since I've snowjobbed...

:cry It's been ages since I've snowjobbed anybody, but glad to hear the verb is still getting mileage. Thanks Zortastic. Perhaps if my Ducati passes its MOT (Ministry of Transportation safety...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-06-2014, 11:36 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 12,676
Posted By snowjob
Thanks Zaboo. Now I just need to get on with my...

Thanks Zaboo. Now I just need to get on with my report for the Pyrenees trip I did a few weeks back. At least this time I had the sense to take notes along the way. My bigger issue is that I have...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-29-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 1,351
Views: 71,181
Posted By snowjob
No chance I will actually have a banked photo to...

No chance I will actually have a banked photo to steal the tag, so this is a shameless flaunt from my recent Pyrenees trip. Off-roading was purely by accident.
...
Forum: EMEA 04-26-2014, 05:14 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,658
Posted By snowjob
I still haven't started the ride report, but I am...

I still haven't started the ride report, but I am happy to say that what could've been a bearing going out early in the trip has now been fixed as a stator vibration due to a screw backing out. A...
Forum: EMEA 04-13-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,658
Posted By snowjob
A quick teaser near Embalse de la Peña: ...

A quick teaser near Embalse de la Peña:

http://youtu.be/B4rBF17jJDA

And Simon, now that I am back at a computer, I see you had warnings on every part of the route that was a bit difficult. I...
Forum: Equipment 04-13-2014, 04:12 AM
Replies: 6,140
Views: 2,428,734
Posted By snowjob
Just finished a trip on my Ducati ST2 and took...

Just finished a trip on my Ducati ST2 and took nearly the same gear as my prior offroad trip on a Yamaha XT600. (This is also an excuse to share my favorite picture from the trip) One saddle bag...
Forum: EMEA 04-08-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,658
Posted By snowjob
Each day just gets better. Though I believe...

Each day just gets better. Though I believe Simon has a bit of a dark side 😄. Great roads are mixed between snow, ancient washboard roads and gravel. Would be fun on my XT600, but they are...
Forum: EMEA 04-07-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,658
Posted By snowjob
Day two was less eventful but still fantastic. ...

Day two was less eventful but still fantastic. With these roads I now understand why the Spanish own MotoGP (other than Rossi the Great). I could spend weeks here.


Sent from my iPhone using...
Forum: EMEA 04-06-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,658
Posted By snowjob
The weather was fantastic today. Actually too...

The weather was fantastic today. Actually too warm as the Ducati kept overheating. I guess living in England the cooling fan never gets tested. I will post a full ride report when done, but for...
Forum: Thumpers 04-05-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,161
Posted By snowjob
I must admit to liking this bike. The SR has a...

I must admit to liking this bike. The SR has a bit of a cult following and is a good canvas for customising. Saw one that looked like a Norton Manx and I immediately wanted it. The kick start and...
Forum: Equipment 04-05-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,266
Posted By snowjob
I am just now trying an Optrix XD5 for my iPhone....

I am just now trying an Optrix XD5 for my iPhone. Waterproof, wide angle camera, touch works well and I can set it up to take pics every few minutes while on a trip. I am mounting inside...
Forum: EMEA 04-05-2014, 12:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,658
Posted By snowjob
Step 1 complete, I am on the boat economie for...

Step 1 complete, I am on the boat economie for the next 26 hours. At least they have wifi and I have plenty of time to look over maps.
Forum: EMEA 04-03-2014, 04:20 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,658
Posted By snowjob
I greatly appreciate the advice on Andorra. The...

I greatly appreciate the advice on Andorra. The only reason it was there was to cross another country off the list while zig-zagging through the Pyrenees. I have 26 hours on the ferry and will be...
Forum: EMEA 03-31-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,658
Posted By snowjob
Getting close to a route: ...

Getting close to a route:

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-v05MzEVAAf0/UzmzMOXOJFI/AAAAAAAAAbg/NwS-QUFR5DY/w653-h642-no/Route.JPG

I have decided to include Monte Carlo just because I will be...
Forum: EMEA 03-23-2014, 11:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,658
Posted By snowjob
I will pack camping gear and if they are open,...

I will pack camping gear and if they are open, great. Otherwise I will take my chances on finding an open room. I am not too big on planning and prefer to just take it day by day. Trips like this...
Forum: Europe 03-21-2014, 11:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 802
Posted By snowjob
Spain in April

Just found this thread and see you were contemplating something similar to what I have planned in a couple weeks. No big Alp passes, but I will be hitting the Picos, Pyrenees and Route Napoleon...
Forum: EMEA 03-21-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,658
Posted By snowjob
Picos, Pyrenees and Route Napoleon in April

After a couple false-starts planning an April trip to Africa or some enduro fly-n-ride outfit budget realities hit and I settled for a tarmac only trip from the UK to the continent taking in the...
Forum: Australia 01-11-2014, 12:43 AM
Replies: 567
Views: 111,576
Posted By snowjob
Excellent! I really like your solutions for...

Excellent! I really like your solutions for extra fuel, storage, tools, etc. Where did you buy the 12T sprocket from? I see the rear is available from KTM, but have only found the front available...
Forum: Trials 12-23-2013, 05:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,119
Posted By snowjob
I lived in WI for a number of years and rode...

I lived in WI for a number of years and rode through the winter several times. I finally decided that the car tire studs were the best bet, but never bought them due to the high cost for the tool. ...
Forum: Thumpers 12-18-2013, 10:28 AM
Replies: 5,623
Views: 1,146,277
Posted By snowjob
Kedo to USA

Kedo lists the following as their US distributor:

The Vintage Spoke
Mr. Chad Chebultz
1100 N Buckeye
Abilene, 67410 KS, USA
www.thevintagespoke.com

When I bought from them, the distributor...
Forum: Thumpers 12-02-2013, 10:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,579
Posted By snowjob
I moved from the US to the UK last year and one...

I moved from the US to the UK last year and one of the first items on my agenda was to buy a Freeride. After a dealer told me I wouldn't get financed until I lived here for three years I bought a...
Forum: Equipment 11-14-2013, 11:00 PM
Replies: 6,140
Views: 2,428,734
Posted By snowjob
Absolutely love the coffee discussion. We had a...

Absolutely love the coffee discussion. We had a separate thread on this a while back:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=579913

I tried 6-10 different methods and settled on the...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-16-2013, 11:18 AM
Replies: 3,471
Views: 168,287
Posted By snowjob
Make your own! Look it up on YouTube. After two...

Make your own! Look it up on YouTube. After two tries, the cables for the kids bike work great.
Forum: Ride reports 08-05-2013, 04:58 PM
Replies: 435
Views: 102,619
Posted By snowjob
Awesome!

After seeing you guys last weekend and hearing about the RR I decided to look it up....fantastic! I had it all wrong as it seems Bens KTM was loads more trouble than Boomers. It saddens me a bit as...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-30-2013, 04:02 AM
Replies: 3,471
Views: 168,287
Posted By snowjob
Yes, thank you Zora! It was great to see...

Yes, thank you Zora! It was great to see everyone again, even Papa. I'll think of you all when the KTM is broke down on a green lane in six feet of water.
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-28-2013, 06:25 AM
Replies: 3,471
Views: 168,287
Posted By snowjob
Got in late Friday. Took 4-1/2 hours from...

Got in late Friday. Took 4-1/2 hours from touchdown at O'hare. Stupid FIBs and their never ending construction. Spent yesterday and today emptying out the house including nearly 10 years of...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-23-2013, 10:10 AM
Replies: 3,471
Views: 168,287
Posted By snowjob
For years my Ducati 996 was the most reliable...

For years my Ducati 996 was the most reliable bike I owned. It only makes sense that it is now passing that baton to a KTM :D. Or maybe any bike that costs less than $1500 requires constant work...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-23-2013, 12:08 AM
Replies: 3,471
Views: 168,287
Posted By snowjob
Got tired of a garage with bikes that don't run...

Got tired of a garage with bikes that don't run so I bought this on a whim yesterday:

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-srBSEccMiZE/Ue4rTNWKigI/AAAAAAAAASM/GMIBrKAAAn0/w525-h345-no/freeride.JPG
...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-19-2013, 09:59 AM
Replies: 3,471
Views: 168,287
Posted By snowjob
Oooh, oooh, ooh, can we have fish and chips?

Oooh, oooh, ooh, can we have fish and chips?
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-12-2013, 10:03 AM
Replies: 3,471
Views: 168,287
Posted By snowjob
I do recall her foot on the side of my face at...

I do recall her foot on the side of my face at one point. :eek1
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-09-2013, 11:42 AM
Replies: 1,351
Views: 71,181
Posted By snowjob
2-1/2 weeks until I am States-bound....yea! I...

2-1/2 weeks until I am States-bound....yea! I think it is time to start planning a proper MnG.....err, or is that ADV wrestling tournament?
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-30-2013, 07:05 AM
Replies: 3,471
Views: 168,287
Posted By snowjob
Trousers

Trousers
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-30-2013, 03:04 AM
Replies: 3,471
Views: 168,287
Posted By snowjob
Pants in UK-Speak = Underwear. Adds a nice 2nd...

Pants in UK-Speak = Underwear. Adds a nice 2nd meaning to conversations. Kinda like the fortune cookie add-on.
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-26-2013, 12:49 PM
Replies: 3,471
Views: 168,287
Posted By snowjob
:rofl We get in Friday and stay with the...

:rofl

We get in Friday and stay with the in-laws. Saturday, Sunday & Monday we are cleaning and packing up the house. I am happy to meet any of those days.
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