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Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-03-2015, 01:33 AM
Replies: 5,027
Views: 753,167
Posted By Bobmiller90
Yes - way too loud without the baffle. I have not...

Yes - way too loud without the baffle. I have not done a remap as I think the bike runs better this way. I did a ride yesterday and found that the MPG at 60mph was about 60, which is not too bad in...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-18-2015, 07:35 AM
Replies: 5,027
Views: 753,167
Posted By Bobmiller90
Fuel Exhaust - Tiger 800 XCx

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZIH5z0ZLgng
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 03-30-2015, 12:30 AM
Replies: 5,027
Views: 753,167
Posted By Bobmiller90
What height Rox risers are you using panhndl? Did...

What height Rox risers are you using panhndl? Did you have any cable lenght issues? I have the same bike, I'm 6'1" and need the exact same thing.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 03-24-2015, 01:16 AM
Replies: 5,027
Views: 753,167
Posted By Bobmiller90
Show us? (do you have pics?)

Show us? (do you have pics?)
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 03-19-2015, 12:50 AM
Replies: 5,027
Views: 753,167
Posted By Bobmiller90
Bluestar - do you have a SKU/part number on that...

Bluestar - do you have a SKU/part number on that Raptor bar? I have a 2015 XCx and think its standard bar is no good (for me, anyway).
Forum: Thumpers 02-19-2015, 04:13 AM
Replies: 1,690
Views: 357,287
Posted By Bobmiller90
Imagine a CCM GP450... with a KTM690 motor in it!...

Imagine a CCM GP450... with a KTM690 motor in it! (and still costing 8k)
Even the old XR650R motor...

That would be my ultimate (at the moment :D )
Forum: Thumpers 02-19-2015, 02:45 AM
Replies: 1,690
Views: 357,287
Posted By Bobmiller90
The 690 would be a better bike in my opinion, for...

The 690 would be a better bike in my opinion, for the reasons you have mentioned and a few others too.
I was looking at the CCM and then trying to look at a similar spec KTM 690. The results were...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 02-16-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 2,334
Views: 254,851
Posted By Bobmiller90
Swingarm?

Does anyone else think the design of the Scramblers swingarm screws the bikes looks up?

I would have thought that a tubular steel swingarm would be far more appropriate for this bike - it would...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-16-2015, 08:29 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 13,632
Posted By Bobmiller90
a Picture....

http://www.totalmotorcycle.com/motorcycles/2015/2015-Honda-True-Adventure-Prototype1.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 12-30-2014, 12:43 AM
Replies: 1,690
Views: 357,287
Posted By Bobmiller90
[QUOTE=ViennaWolfe;25784061]Since I have my GP...

[QUOTE=ViennaWolfe;25784061]Since I have my GP 450 at home for a week and I have to wait for registration till 2015 what is really very hard I took some photos in the garage today:


Nice!
Forum: Thumpers 11-11-2014, 12:18 AM
Replies: 1,690
Views: 357,287
Posted By Bobmiller90
Couldn't agree with you more re: the Aprilia...

Couldn't agree with you more re: the Aprilia v-Twin. That bike had ADV all over it and had the right weight, performance and handling PLUS the advantages of 2 cylinders over something like a 690KTM....
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-01-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 562
Posted By Bobmiller90
Aprilia Caponord 1200 - Rally

http://i1166.photobucket.com/albums/q606/bobmiller900/capo1200-offroad-1_zps4b851c25.png

http://i1166.photobucket.com/albums/q606/bobmiller900/capo1200-offroad_zpsaf4e7fc7.png
Forum: Thumpers 09-16-2014, 04:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,787
Posted By Bobmiller90
KTM 390 Adventure - 2015

Anyon got any news? (Rumours abound...)

Please don't attached photoshopped images though.:cry
Forum: Some Assembly Required 09-16-2014, 12:47 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 55,499
Posted By Bobmiller90
Gave up...

To all subsrcibers,

I did a cost/benefit analysis of the approach on the bike and it was going to end costing more in making/modifying parts than it would be to sell the Dorso and buy...
Forum: Thumpers 07-31-2014, 12:36 AM
Replies: 1,690
Views: 357,287
Posted By Bobmiller90
I did, and thats the reason for the question...

I did, and thats the reason for the question really. From what minky was saying the production run has been pushed back and back and back again.

I did actually phone the factory, yesterday 30th...
Forum: Thumpers 07-30-2014, 02:13 AM
Replies: 1,690
Views: 357,287
Posted By Bobmiller90
Current purchase status?

Can anyone tell me whether this bike is in Production status now?

Production status in my mind = you can place an order, cash or finance, and you will be given a reasonable (in terms of most other...
Forum: Thumpers 07-23-2014, 12:27 AM
Replies: 1,690
Views: 357,287
Posted By Bobmiller90
I think we have seen a 450 ADV from KTM, and I...

I think we have seen a 450 ADV from KTM, and I think you can buy them too... providing you are an oligarch...
Forum: Thumpers 07-22-2014, 12:15 AM
Replies: 1,690
Views: 357,287
Posted By Bobmiller90
Very true, it wouldn't be beyond the wit of man...

Very true, it wouldn't be beyond the wit of man to imagine KTM putting together a Rallye version of the 690 with all the farkles (big tank, Dakar fairing, comfort seat, etc.) (that didn't cost the...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-02-2014, 02:00 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 55,499
Posted By Bobmiller90
Nice. One day mine will be out there... Time is...

Nice.
One day mine will be out there... Time is not on my side these days.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-20-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 55,499
Posted By Bobmiller90
Yep, that other thing called 'Work' is getting in...

Yep, that other thing called 'Work' is getting in the way.
That, and the 'Financial Steering Committee' a.k.a. wife...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 05-19-2014, 12:49 AM
Replies: 790
Views: 179,906
Posted By Bobmiller90
Fuel economy - fuel tanks?

All interesting comments on the bikes economy. I understand that this bike was never meant as a tourer; its a fun machine and I love it for that, but I wished it would go a little further between gas...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 05-12-2014, 12:53 AM
Replies: 790
Views: 179,906
Posted By Bobmiller90
Best Economy

Has anyone found a difference in economy between the 'S' and 'T' modes? (Or 'R' for that matter)
I was wondering which would turn the better mileage on a normal commute (i.e. no flat out riding,...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-27-2014, 03:22 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 55,499
Posted By Bobmiller90
Was riding on the road at this time. That's the...

Was riding on the road at this time. That's the nice thing about interchange-able wheels...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-26-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 55,499
Posted By Bobmiller90
Seat done

Before:
http://i1166.photobucket.com/albums/q606/bobmiller900/f073c72b-182f-4b06-816c-33ead801a09f_zps08fbb56e.jpg



After:...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-03-2014, 01:03 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 55,499
Posted By Bobmiller90
The wheel spacing was out as the wheel was laced...

The wheel spacing was out as the wheel was laced up the wrong way. You can't see it in the pics but it was necessary to relace the wheel to have it completely centered. Quite a job, but sorted out...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-03-2014, 01:02 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 55,499
Posted By Bobmiller90
I asked Kineo wheels to swap out the Dorsoduro...

I asked Kineo wheels to swap out the Dorsoduro rim sizes they offered (3.5" front and 5.5 or 6" rear) with the sizes I was after i.e. 19X2.5" and 17X4.25" and they said they would do that for me....
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-02-2014, 05:35 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 55,499
Posted By Bobmiller90
Hello, The rims that were installed on my bike...

Hello,
The rims that were installed on my bike are very much non-standard, therefore any of the dimensions are subject to change in accordance with whatever wheels are being used, with the exception...
Forum: Thumpers 01-25-2014, 04:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,920
Posted By Bobmiller90
Thanks everyone that replied. Most useful. I...

Thanks everyone that replied. Most useful.
I will try to find a demo and take it for a ride.:clap
Forum: Thumpers 01-23-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,920
Posted By Bobmiller90
Thanks for this reply. This is what I expected....

Thanks for this reply. This is what I expected. To get the bike down to a dry weight of e.g. 150-160kg might be very expensive.
Thanks,
Bob
Forum: Thumpers 01-23-2014, 01:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,920
Posted By Bobmiller90
XT660Z Tenere weight reduction.

All,
I've been eyeing up a few single cylinder ADV bikes and have a question on the Yamaha XT660Z Tenere.
Looking at the official specs (for what good they are worth) I see that the wet weight of...
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2013, 08:44 AM
Replies: 1,690
Views: 357,287
Posted By Bobmiller90
CCM GP450 - Delivery?

All,
For those in the UK that have placed an order, when is the expected delivery date?
I would very, very much like to read a true rider report with some HD pics/vids and hear how well this...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-07-2013, 01:11 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 55,499
Posted By Bobmiller90
Thanks, its getting there. I'm on the bash plate...

Thanks, its getting there. I'm on the bash plate at the moment. I'm trying to make that strong enough for me to life the bike on a jack. Will post some pics.
The Fuel tank size is rubbish; you're...
Forum: Thumpers 12-06-2013, 12:34 AM
Replies: 1,690
Views: 357,287
Posted By Bobmiller90
Maintenance on engine

From what was said at the NEC, CCM have dropped the rev limiter to 7000rpm (down from the original 8,500rpm). I think this will make the strain on the parts slightly less, thereby increasing the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-02-2013, 12:03 AM
Replies: 1,690
Views: 357,287
Posted By Bobmiller90
What part of it don't you get? If you look on the...

What part of it don't you get? If you look on the website there is a lot more detail on this and how it is achieved.
Forum: Thumpers 11-28-2013, 12:11 AM
Replies: 1,690
Views: 357,287
Posted By Bobmiller90
Seems easy enough to access the filler cap then!...

Seems easy enough to access the filler cap then! Good done.
:D
Forum: Thumpers 11-27-2013, 01:24 AM
Replies: 1,690
Views: 357,287
Posted By Bobmiller90
Look, the fuel filler cap placement is not ideal...

Look, the fuel filler cap placement is not ideal for this reason (access) and that, from what I could see standing next to the bike, it will gather dirt and dust if there is no luggage covering it. I...
Forum: Thumpers 11-26-2013, 03:05 AM
Replies: 1,690
Views: 357,287
Posted By Bobmiller90
:nod

:nod
Forum: Thumpers 11-26-2013, 02:46 AM
Replies: 1,690
Views: 357,287
Posted By Bobmiller90
Random pics of the GP450 from the NEC in Birmingham

http://i1166.photobucket.com/albums/q606/bobmiller900/DSC00637_zps1df0470e.jpg

http://i1166.photobucket.com/albums/q606/bobmiller900/DSC00642_zpsd3f3630f.jpg
...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-24-2013, 06:11 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 55,499
Posted By Bobmiller90
Outside edge of disc rotors is standard...

Outside edge of disc rotors is standard Dorsoduro, 134 (If I recall correctly). I made it like that as I want to the wheel to be a swap out/swap in change - no fiddling with calipers. I don't recall...
Forum: Thumpers 11-08-2013, 08:21 AM
Replies: 1,690
Views: 357,287
Posted By Bobmiller90
If you look at the animation the design of the...

If you look at the animation the design of the parts and how they interlock on the load paths this where the true strength is. Having it bonded is an added benefit (over the precision fitting and...
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