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 Forum: The Garage 08-05-2014, 04:07 PM Replies: 61 Views: 7,337 Posted By Gerd How the HELL did both bikes burn down but the... How the HELL did both bikes burn down but the tires are ok?
 Forum: Thumpers 08-05-2014, 04:02 PM Replies: 29 Views: 2,371 Posted By Gerd Beautiful! thanks for sharing. Now do a CF... Beautiful! thanks for sharing. Now do a CF bashplate! :D:D:D
 Forum: The Garage 08-05-2014, 03:47 PM Replies: 28 Views: 1,961 Posted By Gerd Much less than that! As a rough calculation, you... Much less than that! As a rough calculation, you can get the wattage of a given bulb by multiplying forward voltage times current: 2 V * 20 mA = 40 mW Now if you take this wattage, plus the...
 Forum: The Garage 08-04-2014, 05:14 PM Replies: 28 Views: 1,961 Posted By Gerd They're nothing special, I'm not sure how the... They're nothing special, I'm not sure how the shape is called in English, so I call them "dome" LEDs. They're just like normal 5mm bulbs but shorter and flatter, and with a wider spread of light of...
 Forum: The Garage 07-31-2014, 05:08 PM Replies: 28 Views: 1,961 Posted By Gerd Thanks all! Thank you everybody! I'm glad you enjoyed the write-up. As you guys explained better than me, LEDs always need resistors, especially if you connect them to the spiky, variable DC system of a...
 Forum: The Garage 07-30-2014, 10:13 PM Replies: 28 Views: 1,961 Posted By Gerd Now at the bike, removing the plastic lens. The... Now at the bike, removing the plastic lens. The original bulb still in place:
 Forum: The Garage 07-30-2014, 10:09 PM Replies: 28 Views: 1,961 Posted By Gerd Now some final testing. Tail Light: ... Now some final testing. Tail Light: http://i1153.photobucket.com/albums/p513/Gerardo_Teo/P1000359_zps614b401f.jpg
 Forum: The Garage 07-30-2014, 09:57 PM Replies: 28 Views: 1,961 Posted By Gerd Out come the resistors. 330 ohm, ¼ watt resistors... Out come the resistors. 330 ohm, ¼ watt resistors acquired, like the LEDs, from a local internet vendor:
 Forum: The Garage 07-30-2014, 09:52 PM Replies: 28 Views: 1,961 Posted By Gerd So the idea was to find, cut and drill some... So the idea was to find, cut and drill some transparent plastic to glue the LEDs to, and the natural choice was to sacrifice cheap Tupperware:
 Forum: The Garage 07-30-2014, 09:38 PM Replies: 28 Views: 1,961 Posted By Gerd LED Tail light project for my Honda NX4 I’m in the middle of a project to “LEDificate” my bike, a Brazilian-made Honda NX4. http://i1153.photobucket.com/albums/p513/Gerardo_Teo/P1000072_zpsb4672d5c.jpg
 Forum: Ride reports 07-06-2014, 06:34 PM Replies: 690 Views: 137,592 Posted By Gerd Great RR! Finally I'm able to catch up with your ride report... Excellent mix of potos and words. I like how you show us a mix of everything: riding bikes, fixing bikes, meeting people, enjoying your time...
 04-23-2014, 04:20 PM Replies: 2,892 Views: 783,208 Posted By Gerd Tango :rofl https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZaOVNqA7lBA&feature=player_embedded
 Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-03-2014, 03:47 PM Replies: 3,562 Views: 678,420 Posted By Gerd Cool Russian bike, home-made, all wheel drive and... Cool Russian bike, home-made, all wheel drive and two-stroke apparently: http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=nSWlht1ybL4 :clap
 Forum: Face plant 12-07-2013, 03:28 PM Replies: 30 Views: 7,907 Posted By Gerd I'm glad that you came out more or less ok! You... I'm glad that you came out more or less ok! You 'mericans please elighten me on this: My insurance covers only damage to third party vehicles in case of accident. That's the most basic type...
 Forum: The Garage 08-17-2013, 01:05 PM Replies: 9 Views: 1,007 Posted By Gerd Thanks for the replies, everyone The bike... Thanks for the replies, everyone The bike is ok and running now, the rider had a brain fart as usual. As Dexter poited out, I was loosening the wrong bolt. Nothing to see here, move along :D
 Forum: Thumpers 08-16-2013, 03:29 PM Replies: 8,277 Views: 1,620,446 Posted By Gerd Oil problem, maybe? Hey guys, help me out with this... Over in The Garage, I posted this http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=22116905#post22116905 regarding a problem with oil drainage in my Honda NX4,...
 Forum: The Garage 08-16-2013, 03:22 PM Replies: 9 Views: 1,007 Posted By Gerd It is! pretty much the same as an XR400R, but... It is! pretty much the same as an XR400R, but with a independent oil deposit up near the fuel tank, instead of inside the frame. The rest of the engine is the same as the XR, only less power ...
 Forum: The Garage 08-16-2013, 02:49 PM Replies: 9 Views: 1,007 Posted By Gerd I know I said my wrenching is limited, but I... I know I said my wrenching is limited, but I definitely know where the oil drain is! :D It's shown by the red arrow in the first photo. My problem is that only a small part of the oil pours from...
 Forum: The Garage 08-16-2013, 02:04 PM Replies: 9 Views: 1,007 Posted By Gerd Oil blockage?!? Honda NX4 Hello all! some may remember my bike from this little incident some time ago: http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=854841 Its a street-oriented dual sport made by Honda Brasil and based on an...
 Forum: Thumpers 01-21-2013, 04:28 PM Replies: 10 Views: 1,922 Posted By Gerd Sorted it out, thanks! Ok guys I got an aftermarket carb repair kit and installed the new fuel screw and assorted bits. Now my bike is back to normal! Even better actually, because now with the proper carb adjustment...
 Forum: Thumpers 01-17-2013, 10:04 AM Replies: 10 Views: 1,922 Posted By Gerd I finally found an equivalent carb cleaner, and... I finally found an equivalent carb cleaner, and will also use it in the tank when I finally put the bike together, thanks for the tip. Yes, tank full of fresh gas. The petcock comes with a...
 Forum: Thumpers 01-16-2013, 03:42 PM Replies: 10 Views: 1,922 Posted By Gerd D' oh! Ok people I took the carb apart and reassembled it without problems, a feat of wich I'm extremely proud :lol3, and found out the origin of my no-idling: My air screw fell out. :huh With the...
 Forum: Thumpers 01-11-2013, 11:22 AM Replies: 10 Views: 1,922 Posted By Gerd No Sea Foam available around here but will try... No Sea Foam available around here but will try some other fuel aditive... Any idea on possible causes? Dirt in fuel maybe?
 Forum: Thumpers 01-11-2013, 10:33 AM Replies: 10 Views: 1,922 Posted By Gerd Honda NX4 sudden engine problem... carb? dirty fuel? Hello all Im the happy owner:clap of a 2010 Honda NX4 Falcon, a brazilian made dual sport with an engine based on the XR 400's. The carb is an original japanese Keihin. the bike looks something like...
 Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2011, 06:59 PM Replies: 690 Views: 149,704 Posted By Gerd :eek1 Looking great! And wrong, but in a... :eek1 Looking great! And wrong, but in a cool kind of way! :rofl :lurk
 Forum: Ride reports 03-11-2011, 04:44 PM Replies: 51 Views: 6,825 Posted By Gerd Those are vicuñas, wild relatives of the llama.... Those are vicuñas, wild relatives of the llama. I´m loving the report! Lots of cool pictures of my country... :D
 Forum: The Garage 02-05-2011, 02:25 PM Replies: 51 Views: 3,907 Posted By Gerd Yes! I carry a Leatherman Fuse in my belt all the... Yes! I carry a Leatherman Fuse in my belt all the time, especially when riding. Also a small Victorinox sometimes :wink:
 Forum: Ride reports 10-18-2010, 06:14 AM Replies: 36 Views: 16,448 Posted By Gerd Great report and pics! :thumb Great report and pics! :thumb
 Forum: Ride reports 10-11-2010, 11:04 AM Replies: 18 Views: 2,561 Posted By Gerd :lurk :lurk
 Forum: Ride reports 09-15-2010, 06:08 AM Replies: 368 Views: 85,579 Posted By Gerd :lurk :lurk
 Forum: Ride reports 09-13-2010, 06:41 AM Replies: 368 Views: 85,579 Posted By Gerd :thumb :lurk :thumb :lurk
 Forum: Ride reports 09-10-2010, 11:42 AM Replies: 368 Views: 85,579 Posted By Gerd Amazing writing and tension-building... You... Amazing writing and tension-building... You should make this a book, or a long magazine article at least!!! :clap I really want to see a picture of one of those log bridges... I can´t imagine...
 Forum: Beasts 09-07-2010, 12:11 PM Replies: 13,883 Views: 4,860,274 Posted By Gerd Sexiest motorcycle ever made... this color scheme... Sexiest motorcycle ever made... this color scheme is the best, in my opinion. :tb
 Forum: Thumpers 09-03-2010, 11:24 AM Replies: 9 Views: 1,115 Posted By Gerd Chain tensioner! I'm planning to buy this same model, I've never ridden one :eek1 but after researching I found that the main weak spot is the cam chain tensioner... The spring looses tension after around...
 09-03-2010, 07:03 AM Replies: 103 Views: 9,082 Posted By Gerd Couple months ago, meeting in a friend's house. I... Couple months ago, meeting in a friend's house. I took my trusty chinese made-125 cc Honda to buy some non-alcoholic beverages. Having no cases on the bike, and no way to strap it to the rear...
 Forum: Thumpers 09-03-2010, 03:45 AM Replies: 13 Views: 1,786 Posted By Gerd Nice work with the bars, and I'm drooling all... Nice work with the bars, and I'm drooling all over your bike. That's your home fabbed gas tank isn't it? :tb Great fender/headlight too... Gerd
 Forum: Parallel Universe 09-02-2010, 10:14 AM Replies: 241 Views: 57,977 Posted By Gerd Great post! Can't wait to see the composite... Great post! Can't wait to see the composite bashplate! I'm planning to make an auxiliary gas tank in composite, perhaps some fairings too, tough CF is hard to find here... same thing with...
 Forum: Racing 09-01-2010, 01:37 PM Replies: 1,719 Views: 336,683 Posted By Gerd Good luck! Selling t-shirts is a great... Good luck! Selling t-shirts is a great idea... Being kinda poor I can't help, but I wish you the best. Also... bike pics please!
 Forum: Ride reports 08-31-2010, 05:15 AM Replies: 28 Views: 9,434 Posted By Gerd Australia! Beautiful pictures! Man, i love your country. Those trails look perfect, and mud, and sand... I'm going to ride there one day! Gerd
 08-30-2010, 01:46 PM Replies: 47 Views: 4,858 Posted By Gerd Check this... Check this (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=295048) out. Gerd
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