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Forum: Ride reports Yesterday, 08:26 AM
Replies: 805
Views: 246,691
Posted By Bli55
A touching ending to an EPIC trip! :clap:

A touching ending to an EPIC trip! :clap:
Forum: Vendors 05-27-2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 1,487
Views: 194,484
Posted By Bli55
Found this.... ...

Found this....


http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=24385024&postcount=417



Not sure if an existing product will work.
Linked to Mike at the moment...
Forum: Vendors 05-26-2015, 03:26 PM
Replies: 1,487
Views: 194,484
Posted By Bli55
roger 04 rt, I must first thank you for all...

roger 04 rt, I must first thank you for all effort put into this investigation of yours, and of course everybody else getting involved, be it beta-testers, data loggers, theorists etc etc... :clap...
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 25,992
Posted By Bli55
An update.

As mentioned earlier, I had an underlying plan with the build. It's done, it's over, it worked! :freaky

To read the full story, head over to the 1st post - it has been updated.

There are cool...
Forum: Thumpers 05-24-2015, 03:15 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 24,808
Posted By Bli55
I can only guess how much better this thread...

I can only guess how much better this thread would be if the pics were visible... :evil

Tried Opera and IE, tried direct links "intotheworld...."..

No luck. Anyone else not see anything??? :cry
Forum: Thumpers 05-22-2015, 09:32 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 25,992
Posted By Bli55
September 2014 - Blown radiator!!!

Hello to all!

In our mind, we shall move back to 2014 for a moment, as then I had an unlucky tip-over resulting in this:

...
Forum: Ride reports 05-22-2015, 07:15 AM
Replies: 482
Views: 119,409
Posted By Bli55
Great episode once again! :clap <iframe...

Great episode once again! :clap

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/KAxb7DxwSys" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

I will use this bump-to-fresh-page...
Forum: Australia 05-22-2015, 03:37 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 35,042
Posted By Bli55
It's a seriously cool 690 you've built! :eek1...

It's a seriously cool 690 you've built! :eek1 :eek1

A couple of questions:

What happened to the low fender you were mocking up earlier in this thread?

The bars are referred to as Pastrana...
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 1,092
Views: 90,828
Posted By Bli55
Braaaaap!!!! :D Wow, reading this thread has...

Braaaaap!!!! :D

Wow, reading this thread has been as fun as you Quest is! Never mind it being 3 AM over here....

What a build, just what a build! :clap
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2015, 02:23 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,723
Posted By Bli55
Subscribed! :evil

Subscribed! :evil
Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2015, 03:52 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 25,992
Posted By Bli55
http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/05/12/e0a433d41d...

http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/05/12/e0a433d41d3a4d6e2993895f705f6d83.jpg

Testing tapatalk...are the photos visible??

Testing bike...got it digging some not yet dried soil from melting all...
Forum: The Garage 04-29-2015, 12:26 AM
Replies: 1,845
Views: 392,575
Posted By Bli55
In the case of it being left on the bike for...

In the case of it being left on the bike for extended periods of time WITH enough parasitic drain, what would be a better choice?

Keep it on the Optimate permanently?
Charge and balance with...
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 24,808
Posted By Bli55
Oh boy, this is gonna be sweeeeet!! :ear ...

Oh boy, this is gonna be sweeeeet!! :ear

Дарёному коню в зубы не смотрят... another one of those untranslatable goodies, isn't it mrwwwhite! :D
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2015, 11:22 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 25,992
Posted By Bli55
This thread is still alive...... :D What I...

This thread is still alive...... :D

What I love most about this bike is how it's not only happy in one place.

It is equally happy here, on a gravelly forest trail. September 5th, 2014.
...
Forum: The Garage 04-09-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 1,845
Views: 392,575
Posted By Bli55
Hi, cy! This reminded me... Let's say you...

Hi, cy!
This reminded me...

Let's say you have an alternator producing some power, 100 W.
In otherwise identical scenarios, will the RR run cooler and/or be less prone to failure when:

1) 0 W...
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 332
Views: 45,881
Posted By Bli55
Niiiiice!! :clap :clap

Niiiiice!! :clap :clap
Forum: Thumpers 03-31-2015, 10:56 AM
Replies: 5,357
Views: 807,077
Posted By Bli55
Not the same forks, or bike, and only half of the...

Not the same forks, or bike, and only half of the F800GS fender :D...but maybe you will find some alternative ideas helpful!


https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8657/15647294784_01f5bc2696_c.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 03-08-2015, 02:02 PM
Replies: 5,763
Views: 1,227,365
Posted By Bli55
:D Yes, the radiator, in case of an...

:D

Yes, the radiator, in case of an unfortunate but very possible fall onto the "right place" will literally pour its soul on you.... :puke1
Forum: Ride reports 03-03-2015, 06:26 AM
Replies: 805
Views: 246,691
Posted By Bli55
Incredible!!! :clap :clap :clap (there will...

Incredible!!! :clap :clap :clap

(there will be a "continued", won't there? :evil)
Forum: Vendors 02-24-2015, 05:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,662
Posted By Bli55
Hate to spoil the (VIP) party, but you could use...

Hate to spoil the (VIP) party, but you could use just about any material, no?

http://farm8.static.flickr.com/7432/12571602544_418168976a_b.jpg
...
Forum: Thumpers 02-19-2015, 06:28 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 25,992
Posted By Bli55
Ride/mod ratio...some dark thoughts.

It is a long and sometimes cold winter over here...I have quite a number thoughts that have been simmering for a while, but not yet organised them into coherent, solid writing. Truth be told, the...
Forum: Airheads 02-14-2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 691
Views: 123,402
Posted By Bli55
Fantastic work!! :clap I second the question...

Fantastic work!! :clap

I second the question about geting the dents so right!

And psstt, who's that G650X behind your trailie bike - sporting a KTM Rally fairing and an F800GS fender?? :evil
...
Forum: Thumpers 02-14-2015, 10:19 AM
Replies: 8,118
Views: 1,314,583
Posted By Bli55
Looks like loads of space you got there!! ...

Looks like loads of space you got there!!

Here are my clearances with an SR Racing exhaust - anybody else seeing gaps as small as these?

...
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2015, 04:15 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 17,143
Posted By Bli55
OfTheWind, this is an unbelievably uncompromised...

OfTheWind, this is an unbelievably uncompromised execution! :deal

The attention to details, the cleanliness of the operations...on par, if not over, factory levels! :clap :clap
Forum: Thumpers 02-03-2015, 03:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,227
Posted By Bli55
Now, but the cone angle of bleed nipple must...

Now, but the cone angle of bleed nipple must match perfectly the inside cone of the caliper...
Did you order original nipple?
Forum: Thumpers 02-03-2015, 03:23 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,159
Posted By Bli55
My calculation tell me 90 F = 0.325 Ah, so you...

My calculation tell me 90 F = 0.325 Ah, so you have the equivalent of 1.95 Ah just from capacitors!! :eek1

For perspective, what is the Ah capacity of your lithium battery, and its weight? And...
Forum: The Garage 02-02-2015, 11:10 PM
Replies: 1,845
Views: 392,575
Posted By Bli55
Unfortunately it doesn't work... Resting...

Unfortunately it doesn't work...
Resting voltage of AGM is such that Optimate sees it as a "dead lithium" and goes into recovery mode.
But immediately voltage rises to normal range, so bulk charge...
Forum: Thumpers 02-02-2015, 04:48 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,159
Posted By Bli55
You asked for it! :evil 1) Why a dual...

You asked for it! :evil

1) Why a dual exhaust (weight) and what do you mean by "internally re-worked for more torque"?

2) Do you have pictorial details on how you progressed adding material to...
Forum: Thumpers 02-01-2015, 11:47 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 25,992
Posted By Bli55
It's ready!!

No words, just photos. :deal

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7330/16424602052_b7b472866c_c.jpg


https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8572/16237879428_1672688372_c.jpg

...
Forum: Thumpers 01-30-2015, 05:16 AM
Replies: 8,118
Views: 1,314,583
Posted By Bli55
gqelements, I have been doing what DonM suggests,...

gqelements, I have been doing what DonM suggests, almost to the point of building and servicing my bike entirely out of a dedicated bucket of tools. :D

Then I put together a bashplate toolkit and...
Forum: Thumpers 01-30-2015, 12:14 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 25,992
Posted By Bli55
:D LOL, promise it will be in the next post....

:D LOL, promise it will be in the next post. Patience... :evil

---------------------------

For reasons that I shall explain a bit later...the bike needed to be black. Or at least look "black...
Forum: Thumpers 01-29-2015, 01:13 AM
Replies: 8,118
Views: 1,314,583
Posted By Bli55
Oh yeah!!! :clap Congratulations, looks bone...

Oh yeah!!! :clap
Congratulations, looks bone stock sans the tyres, even the sprocket and brake discs... :ear


:eek1 This is a GREAT tip!!! :freaky
Forum: Thumpers 01-29-2015, 12:00 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 25,992
Posted By Bli55
Dashboard.

Dashboard.
Ahh, the dashboard. A word which brings hope to the enthusiast engineer and rookie mechanic... :D

It started somewhat prosaically, with a piece of cardboard to see how much space there...
Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2015, 04:51 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 25,992
Posted By Bli55
Nav tower continued...wiring.

Nav tower continued...wiring.

In the meantime, I was sorting out mounting points for the dashboard, HID ballast and fusebox.
Amonst several options were rivet nuts, or these pressnuts:
...
Forum: Thumpers 01-26-2015, 05:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,227
Posted By Bli55
You should find very useful a Brembo yododyne(?)...

You should find very useful a Brembo yododyne(?) catalogue.
Google should know...
Forum: Thumpers 01-26-2015, 04:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,227
Posted By Bli55
See photo, Xoliul already has adjustable...

See photo, Xoliul already has adjustable levers...

Xoliul, I see your bike is non-ABS, so bleeding it should especially be non-problematic...
Have you got an inner hex bolt inside the master...
Forum: Thumpers 01-21-2015, 05:56 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,159
Posted By Bli55
I'm a fan of your work. Instantly! :clap ...

I'm a fan of your work. Instantly! :clap
Nothing better than a super-wide beam, right? :evil

PS. Sooooo many questions, I better restrain myself. :D
Forum: Racing 01-20-2015, 10:51 PM
Replies: 2,446
Views: 525,044
Posted By Bli55
640 Armageddon, Great post!!! :clap ...

640 Armageddon,

Great post!!! :clap




I wonder if such a breaker will work with my fuse box:

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2811/12351175515_1c4491a656_b.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2015, 10:29 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 25,992
Posted By Bli55
LOL!! Had to look it up, never seen the movie......

LOL!! Had to look it up, never seen the movie... You're right, definitely something there!!! :ear



Tahoe, :thumb

I have not yet been able to do so...The shakedowns are waay too long or...
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2015, 04:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,624
Posted By Bli55
ajphilipp4, may I ask what will be your main...

ajphilipp4, may I ask what will be your main purpose for, be it an X-Challenge or not?

I shall only comment on the bike I've ridden, but my commenting may spill into a whole new thread... :rofl...
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