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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-22-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 19,164
Views: 7,884,532
Posted By thebarber
what rear tyre & hows it last in the dirt?

what rear tyre & hows it last in the dirt?
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-15-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 1,138
Views: 406,139
Posted By thebarber
http://i1198.photobucket.com/albums/aa454/thebarbe...

http://i1198.photobucket.com/albums/aa454/thebarber1/Mobile%20Uploads/DSC_0053_zpsmcswol4i.jpg
http://i1198.photobucket.com/albums/aa454/thebarber1/Mobile%20Uploads/DSC_0052_zpshvq5o56z.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-15-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 4,231
Views: 604,828
Posted By thebarber
http://i1198.photobucket.com/albums/aa454/thebarbe...

http://i1198.photobucket.com/albums/aa454/thebarber1/Pyrenees%202014/cc661e2f9cca42b3b86d0231a28a893e_zps9631e233.jpg
ochagavia, pyrenees
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-15-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 19,164
Views: 7,884,532
Posted By thebarber
Talking scruffy

scruffy
Forum: Equipment 11-15-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 6,689
Views: 2,686,848
Posted By thebarber
helinox copy which i bought & find it exellent...

helinox copy which i bought & find it exellent value for...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-10-2014, 02:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 800
Posted By thebarber
I fitted this, it's switchable so you can have...

I fitted this, it's switchable so you can have items permanently live or switched by ignition
http://www.nippynormans.com/products/fuse-panels-exclusive/item/fuzeblock-switchable-fuse-panel-fuz-fz1
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-08-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 19,164
Views: 7,884,532
Posted By thebarber
http://i1198.photobucket.com/albums/aa454/thebarbe...

http://i1198.photobucket.com/albums/aa454/thebarber1/Pyrenees%202014/pyreneese2014photos047_zpsa8b1e518.jpghttp://i1198.photobucket.com/albums/aa454/thebarber1/Pyrenees%202014/pyreneese2014photos170_z...
Forum: Equipment 11-06-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,827
Posted By thebarber
i got my 'knock off' yesterday and its a cracking...

i got my 'knock off' yesterday and its a cracking bit of kit.
i paid 29 GBP inc post compared to 80+ for the helinox.
look the same, feel the same but only time will tell for durability.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-01-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,716
Posted By thebarber
hows it fairing up then? any major bashes /...

hows it fairing up then?
any major bashes / marks etc?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-31-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 19,144
Posted By thebarber
if sumone produced the Meoni oil tank & hoses...

if sumone produced the Meoni oil tank & hoses etc, i'd buy it.....
Forum: Equipment 10-19-2014, 12:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,084
Posted By thebarber
http://www.amazon.co.uk/douself-Portable-Folding-F...

http://www.amazon.co.uk/douself-Portable-Folding-Festival-Framework/dp/B00KFCPEUO/ref=sr_1_2?s=outdoors&ie=UTF8&qid=1413698498&sr=1-2
just ordered this as im not prepared to pay 80 for the helinox...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-15-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 864
Posted By thebarber
dunno if this has been...

dunno if this has been mentioned,http://www.ktm950.info/how/Farkels/adventure/suspension/05_s_conv.html
i sent mine away last year, cost 700 GBP
Forum: Trip Planning 10-12-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,231
Posted By thebarber
i think they're trespassing but the response...

i think they're trespassing but the response isn't called for
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HgD4NiBJycs
the problem in the UK is a lot of people don't know where they're walking i.e. UCR...
Forum: EMEA 10-12-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,058
Posted By thebarber
im also looking for trails in these areas. have...

im also looking for trails in these areas.
have a look at Wikiloc, it will give you ideas based on what your hobbies are.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-28-2014, 02:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,234
Posted By thebarber
We've just done this to me mates bike as it kept...

We've just done this to me mates bike as it kept stalling after a good drowning last year, he says it's removed the choke aswell tho!?!?
Forum: Equipment 09-27-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 551
Posted By thebarber
http://i1198.photobucket.com/albums/aa454/thebarbe...

http://i1198.photobucket.com/albums/aa454/thebarber1/Pyrenees%202014/pyreneese2014photos072_zpsdb22ca1a.jpg
i use ipad mini with cell in an Andres industries case (waterproof & ram mount compatible)...
Forum: Vendors 09-27-2014, 12:45 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,303
Posted By thebarber
can't you mark them up as samples or similar? ...

can't you mark them up as samples or similar?
we get shafted from all angles over here so every bit helps.
+ what length will the long one's be?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-25-2014, 01:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 427
Posted By thebarber
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=137838...

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=137838
all the info you'll ever need is here.
Forum: Vendors 09-20-2014, 12:11 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,303
Posted By thebarber
nice, that works out at 120gb. How much would...

nice, that works out at 120gb.
How much would post be to uk & how;d y deal wi import duties:evil
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-17-2014, 04:49 AM
Replies: 3,023
Views: 493,586
Posted By thebarber
Well me and my mate are having a go at this at...

Well me and my mate are having a go at this at the weekend.
His bike hasn't run right since a dunking last year, it's had an engine rebuild
The bike keeps cutting out & doesn't sound right when...
Forum: Equipment 09-12-2014, 11:20 PM
Replies: 6,689
Views: 2,686,848
Posted By thebarber
http://i1198.photobucket.com/albums/aa454/thebarbe...

http://i1198.photobucket.com/albums/aa454/thebarber1/Pyrenees%202014/cc661e2f9cca42b3b86d0231a28a893e_zps9631e233.jpg
giant loop
ortleib
enduristan sandstorm
Forum: Equipment 09-12-2014, 11:15 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 10,111
Posted By thebarber
http://i1198.photobucket.com/albums/aa454/thebarbe...

http://i1198.photobucket.com/albums/aa454/thebarber1/Pyrenees%202014/ab2512aaa6f3572f7a85228c7db5accd_zpsd2f0d042.jpg
ipad mini 64gb with cell, only for gps, no sim installed.
german made aishell,...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-12-2014, 01:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 352
Posted By thebarber
990 won't idle

not mine this time thanks kev:1drink
my mates bike was washed away last year, propper dunking so we had to strip it at the side of the road.
after an engine rebuild the bike's running but keeps...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-12-2014, 01:04 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,603
Posted By thebarber
is that the coyote or GB

is that the coyote or GB
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-10-2014, 12:50 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,603
Posted By thebarber
Giant loop off road or similar kreiger overland...

Giant loop off road or similar kreiger overland or a polish company put a post on ere with sum good ideas...http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=927215
or their...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-09-2014, 03:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 655
Posted By thebarber
No worries, Just had a reply from a dealer, he...

No worries,
Just had a reply from a dealer, he reckons it comparable to Michelin desert but last longer.
Lyndon poskitt is use ing one in races to places
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-08-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 655
Posted By thebarber
Cheers for the words of wisdom, but they're of no...

Cheers for the words of wisdom, but they're of no help at all.
The mefo SE is great all round exept mud (as stated), but i'd like a experienced opinion of the 723GT....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-08-2014, 02:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 655
Posted By thebarber
tyres?

has anyone used the goldentyre gt723 rr yet?
ive been using mefo se and theyre great on everything but mud, im not sure if anything will work in that situation with the 990 but experiences...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-02-2014, 12:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,548
Posted By thebarber
Set the cables ages ago, so don't think it's...

Set the cables ages ago, so don't think it's that..
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-01-2014, 01:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,548
Posted By thebarber
Checked yesterday & idling at 1000, so do you...

Checked yesterday & idling at 1000, so do you think that might be the problem?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-24-2014, 03:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,548
Posted By thebarber
No one out kev, I'll watch the revs first, I've...

No one out kev, I'll watch the revs first, I've took the baffles out to see if that makes a difference
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-23-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,548
Posted By thebarber
I'll check next time out, cheers

I'll check next time out, cheers
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-22-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,548
Posted By thebarber
Do y think that'll do it K?

Do y think that'll do it K?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-22-2014, 01:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,548
Posted By thebarber
Chuck, the link doesn't work bud.

Chuck, the link doesn't work bud.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-22-2014, 01:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,548
Posted By thebarber
I thought about removing the secondary...

I thought about removing the secondary butterflies to see what change it made.
Trouble is it's intermittent .
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-21-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,548
Posted By thebarber
990 stalling...

My bike started stalling last year, only occasionally but it's getting worse.
My mates is doing the same albeit after a dunking I a river.
Any ideas on where to start looking to solve this?
Mine...
Forum: Equipment 03-04-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 15,866
Posted By thebarber
That's why I'm using a tank bag setup

That's why I'm using a tank bag setup
Forum: Equipment 03-04-2014, 12:53 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 15,866
Posted By thebarber
I've just priced this up....165 gbp!!! I can...

I've just priced this up....165 gbp!!!
I can buy a Montana from eBay for 260
Forum: Equipment 03-02-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 15,866
Posted By thebarber
I'm onto this, I've just bought an enduristan...

I'm onto this, I've just bought an enduristan tank bag to put mine in.
I've only got an otter box on the pad so far but I think it'll be ok.

Software wise, Viewranger's good for maps & routes etc
Forum: Ride reports 02-26-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 4,008
Views: 1,962,746
Posted By thebarber
Reminds me of the film / true story "Inti the...

Reminds me of the film / true story
"Inti the wild"
Christopher McCandless aka 'Alexander Supertramp'
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