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Forum: Beasts 12-08-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,706
Posted By miniboxer
Check out the bmw g650x-country. There are two...

Check out the bmw g650x-country. There are two versions out there, the higher black one and the lower yellow one. It's a very capable bike (read colebatchs ride report).
Forum: Equipment 11-24-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 859
Posted By miniboxer
First of all, use a balaclava especially in hot...

First of all, use a balaclava especially in hot conditios.
The smell will disappear in the very cold ->so cool it slowly down in the freezer to -15°C (make sure the helmet is absolutely dry). This...
Forum: Europe 10-27-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 919
Views: 83,656
Posted By miniboxer
Time to say hello to you from the Niederrhein! ...

Time to say hello to you from the Niederrhein!
When joined by my 12 year old daughter, I prefer to use my X-Challenge, on other trips I take my old XL350R, or for future trips my DR350 that I'm...
Forum: Equipment 10-21-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 695
Posted By miniboxer
Hi Zach! Use loctite on the little screws...

Hi Zach!

Use loctite on the little screws and take a second set of ortlieb clips as spare parts, if they brake or get lost.

Andreas
Forum: Thumpers 10-21-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 9,376
Views: 1,433,271
Posted By miniboxer
Hi Jim! Another source for trouble is the...

Hi Jim!

Another source for trouble is the fuel hose. Especially, when it gets hot. The modern type for high pressure FI systems, works better than the old motorcycle type for carbed vehicles. It's...
Forum: Ride reports 01-20-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,319
Posted By miniboxer
Hi Dirk, nicely done! Einfach immer wieder...

Hi Dirk,
nicely done!
Einfach immer wieder schoen, Deine Beiträge!!!

See you off the road,
Andreas
Forum: Thumpers 11-28-2013, 09:15 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 161,316
Posted By miniboxer
Sounds as it could be some "false air " -> try to...

Sounds as it could be some "false air " -> try to spray some brake cleaner or similar to teh intake-system of carburator/intake-snorkel/airfilter, if the revs are changing, you have look for a leak...
Forum: Equipment 11-18-2013, 08:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 964
Posted By miniboxer
Remove the grease and use seam grip from an...

Remove the grease and use seam grip from an camping store in tiny drops, where you need the grip.
Forum: Thumpers 11-15-2013, 07:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,456
Posted By miniboxer
Tank ventilation OK?

Tank ventilation OK?
Forum: Thumpers 10-13-2013, 10:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 420
Posted By miniboxer
Take a look at the XT550. The suspension does a...

Take a look at the XT550. The suspension does a better job and the engine has lot more power but there still are the brakes...
Forum: Equipment 09-10-2013, 10:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,629
Posted By miniboxer
A zip-tie should work fine

A zip-tie should work fine
Forum: Thumpers 07-26-2013, 08:56 AM
Replies: 729
Views: 142,987
Posted By miniboxer
Hi Gsstampeder. It's a common problem with...

Hi Gsstampeder.

It's a common problem with the clutch. Some guys have put a bushing into the clutch-cover. 'So if you have someone with a lathe who REALLY knows what he is doing - this can be a...
Forum: Thumpers 07-04-2013, 07:43 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 10,770
Posted By miniboxer
Hi Scrambler! 30 years ago I owned a XL 185S...

Hi Scrambler!

30 years ago I owned a XL 185S an dlater, I had black 1988 Domi too - so some parts look pretty familiar to me. Have you planned to visit the MRT in september on one of your beautys...
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2013, 07:09 AM
Replies: 7,295
Views: 1,154,608
Posted By miniboxer
I would be surprised, if all TT-tanks are...

I would be surprised, if all TT-tanks are identical, but when the reserve-light comes I now have roughly 1 l reserve from the tt-tank plus 2,2 l from the original tank.
Forum: Ride reports 05-28-2013, 10:10 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 36,273
Posted By miniboxer
Separating the paper from the shit allows better...

Separating the paper from the shit allows better composting and gives better crops by using the compost on the fields, if there is no better source available.
Forum: Equipment 05-15-2013, 07:10 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,008
Posted By miniboxer
Every membrane will fail after some time at often...

Every membrane will fail after some time at often foldet parts as shoulders, ellbows, knees and where the legs meet (if you know what I mean). If you are going on a camping trip in constantly wet...
Forum: Ride reports 04-10-2013, 08:15 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 10,654
Posted By miniboxer
Substitute for spoons

You can drink the liquid part and shovel in the rest with a credit card...
Forum: Thumpers 02-14-2013, 09:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 899
Posted By miniboxer
Hi Drifter! I still have the white (18 l)...

Hi Drifter!

I still have the white (18 l) tank, that was on my NX250. I think I had to lower the Cooler and make a DIY upper mounting part. The whole set should be in the deepest part of the...
Forum: Equipment 09-27-2012, 09:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,109
Posted By miniboxer
Using velcro for airhawk

Hi,

on my drz, I used velcro straps, knotted to the frame. This way they couldn't get lost and on pavement they secured the airhawk, avoiding the original "hook-systen".
Forum: Thumpers 07-04-2012, 10:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,967
Posted By miniboxer
Try to hammer in the next bigger torx-bit. If...

Try to hammer in the next bigger torx-bit. If this won't work, make a hole with a thinner drilll. The drilling-heat will work for you. Use a tight fitting torx in the new hole and remove.

Good...
Forum: Thumpers 06-27-2012, 08:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,362
Posted By miniboxer
I successfully used two methods. I stored a...

I successfully used two methods.

I stored a Honda XL metaltank by draining the fuel, filling the tank with a bit of mineral-oil and swinging the tank (repeated the swinging every six months) to...
Forum: Equipment 06-20-2012, 10:40 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,045
Posted By miniboxer
Think about buying a second set of tent poles....

Think about buying a second set of tent poles. This allows you to shorten the segments to a length that fits into your panniers, by using the two pole-sets to make one new set with shorter poles.
...
Forum: Europe 06-11-2012, 07:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 857
Posted By miniboxer
Hi Jeff! So you are coming from the USA and...

Hi Jeff!

So you are coming from the USA and the bike is in Wales, europe?

If so, what do you know about the bike you want to travel with? Have you owned/driven the bike befor and how was the...
Forum: Europe 06-10-2012, 08:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 857
Posted By miniboxer
Hi Jeff! If you need new tires and a...

Hi Jeff!

If you need new tires and a service, I would recommend ordering the tires you want before you leave. This could avoid hanging around for a while...

I'm allways doing services on my...
Forum: Europe 06-10-2012, 07:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,234
Posted By miniboxer
Hi to sweden lilla man! As others said, an...

Hi to sweden lilla man!

As others said, an automatic chain lubrification like a scotts oiler is fine in rainy or dusty conditions. Lots of roads in sweden are unpaved, so I recommend one of these....
Forum: Europe 06-10-2012, 07:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,316
Posted By miniboxer
Years ago, it was possibel to buy a harley over...

Years ago, it was possibel to buy a harley over german dealers, handed over in the US fully platet for touring around for some weeks and after flying back to germany having the bike delivered to your...
Forum: Equipment 06-09-2012, 02:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,044
Posted By miniboxer
Recommended clothing

I would like to add, what I can recommend for riding day for day with long hours in the saddle.

Some riders don't dress the comfortable-way. Beeing in the shop, they chose the good looking...
Forum: Equipment 06-08-2012, 09:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,044
Posted By miniboxer
Sitting comfortable

First of all, please overlook my poor english. I'm no native speaker!

Well, as the doctors will tell you, the human body is made to move. Sitting is not what the body and butt is designed to. If...
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