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Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2015, 12:58 AM
Replies: 26,759
Views: 4,863,166
Posted By Johnnyboxer
Drop to a 14t on the front and leave the rear at...

Drop to a 14t on the front and leave the rear at 44t (stock)

Best to check what gearing is on it, before messing - 15/44 is stock on a 400S
Forum: Thumpers 04-26-2015, 01:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 346
Posted By Johnnyboxer
WRF or CRF X ?

WRF or CRF X ?
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 346
Posted By Johnnyboxer
Any more opinions?

Any more opinions?
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2015, 02:51 PM
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Views: 346
Posted By Johnnyboxer
2012 Honda CRF250X or Yamaha WR250F

I'm after a newer Enduro bike for trail riding and have been looking at these 2 models

Which is the best bike?

Handling

Ergo's (6'1)

relative Reliability, if well maintained and sound
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2015, 09:43 AM
Replies: 26,759
Views: 4,863,166
Posted By Johnnyboxer
Drz400 Thread

I also live in North Yorkshire and have just bought an S, last week



My first DRZ and it's totally stock except for the alloy bashplate



Just done 2 days riding on really gnarly and rocky...
Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2015, 11:37 PM
Replies: 26,759
Views: 4,863,166
Posted By Johnnyboxer
I'm sure somebody local to you will help you out...

I'm sure somebody local to you will help you out and show you the ropes
Forum: Road warriors 03-30-2015, 12:57 PM
Replies: 1,309
Views: 309,835
Posted By Johnnyboxer
I just tested a demo 6 speed 2015 V7 II and it...

I just tested a demo 6 speed 2015 V7 II and it did that

Hated the low speed fuelling around town, I though it was just me and not being used to the bike (current ride is BMW 1150GS Adv) and didn't...
Forum: Road warriors 03-30-2015, 12:49 PM
Replies: 1,309
Views: 309,835
Posted By Johnnyboxer
As a fellow Yorkshireman, I like all you have...

As a fellow Yorkshireman, I like all you have said and i'm inclined to agree - especially the 'farmed for their mone'y sentiment
Forum: GS Boxers 03-25-2015, 11:12 PM
Replies: 1,502
Views: 542,182
Posted By Johnnyboxer
First run of the year ...

First run of the year

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/03/25/06452b39bc611c6ae11863743536e9ba.jpg

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/03/25/ee1ab1f1c07a0d7db98e0d97aa40f974.jpg
...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-26-2015, 08:07 AM
Replies: 1,352
Views: 275,045
Posted By Johnnyboxer
I've already done that and got 2, because the...

I've already done that and got 2, because the 1150 GSA is such a great bike to ride & own
Forum: GS Boxers 12-20-2014, 03:11 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 32,793
Posted By Johnnyboxer
BMW built great GS's too ;)

BMW built great GS's too ;)
Forum: Trials 12-20-2014, 01:07 AM
Replies: 333
Views: 91,378
Posted By Johnnyboxer
Oh I bought mine s/hand this week and it...

Oh

I bought mine s/hand this week and it slips straight into the 06 silencer
It's sleeved down at the silencer end of the header
The oem gasket resides in the silencer
All mated together fine...
Forum: Trials 12-19-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 91,378
Posted By Johnnyboxer
Just fitted one to my 2007 & it was 24mm id ...

Just fitted one to my 2007 & it was 24mm id

Slipped straight on the oem silencer

Perhaps you got a later 2009on Mitani header?
Forum: GS Boxers 12-17-2014, 11:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,354
Posted By Johnnyboxer
I would sooner buy the Hornig one :)

I would sooner buy the Hornig one :)
Forum: GS Boxers 12-17-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,354
Posted By Johnnyboxer
Exactly what I was after, does the stand plate...

Exactly what I was after, does the stand plate hit the oem collector box too?
Forum: GS Boxers 12-17-2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,354
Posted By Johnnyboxer
Me too Any views? Feedback? ...

Me too

Any views?

Feedback?

Looking to purchase, soon
Forum: GS Boxers 12-17-2014, 05:21 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,381
Posted By Johnnyboxer
You had to ask:D Been doing it for 25 years...

You had to ask:D

Been doing it for 25 years on all my bikes - never had a problem

JFDI:lol3
Forum: Thumpers 10-18-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 9,891
Views: 1,552,668
Posted By Johnnyboxer
Time sert was better for me

Time sert was better for me
Forum: Thumpers 10-15-2014, 11:35 PM
Replies: 9,891
Views: 1,552,668
Posted By Johnnyboxer
A DRZ-S isn't 119kg dry, a DRZ-E maybe is in...

A DRZ-S isn't 119kg dry, a DRZ-E maybe is in Enduro trim

The S is more like 130kg++ dry

Again not apples with apples

DRZ-S 132kg Dry...
Forum: Thumpers 10-14-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 14,774
Posted By Johnnyboxer
Me too - love it

Me too - love it
Forum: Thumpers 10-05-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 9,891
Views: 1,552,668
Posted By Johnnyboxer
I was meaning that the PO had used them up too...

I was meaning that the PO had used them up too fast by hard braking, not you

When I sold my Xchallenge last year it was still on the BMW pads at 9000 miles - still with quite a bit left

I...
Forum: Equipment 10-05-2014, 01:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,059
Posted By Johnnyboxer
Thanks for letting us know :)

Thanks for letting us know :)
Forum: Thumpers 10-05-2014, 01:05 AM
Replies: 9,891
Views: 1,552,668
Posted By Johnnyboxer
So we've all heard/seen the 650 xchallenge...let's see your XCOUNTRY!

Standard oem BMW from Brembo

Progressive & kinder to discs

5500 miles & not even 50% worn yet on front or rear

Maybe you brake too hard, plan ahead & use the gearbox/engine braking instead :)
Forum: GS Boxers 10-04-2014, 02:06 AM
Replies: 11,475
Views: 2,284,818
Posted By Johnnyboxer
How does he know which gear he is in, without the...

How does he know which gear he is in, without the clock to display?

Does it come up on the Nav5?

:huh
Forum: Thumpers 10-03-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 9,891
Views: 1,552,668
Posted By Johnnyboxer
So we've all heard/seen the 650 xchallenge...let's see your XCOUNTRY!

A few trails on mine, in the late Sept sun this week & up at a reservoir

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/10/04/6ydyza3a.jpg


http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/10/04/by3uvy3a.jpg


...
Forum: Thumpers 10-03-2014, 04:01 AM
Replies: 9,891
Views: 1,552,668
Posted By Johnnyboxer
Personally I would always use a genuine BMW OEM...

Personally I would always use a genuine BMW OEM 15t or 16t front sprocket:D


To give the output shaft a fighting chance
Forum: Equipment 10-01-2014, 12:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,059
Posted By Johnnyboxer
Interested to see how you get on as Autumn...

Interested to see how you get on as Autumn progresses:clap
Forum: Thumpers 09-29-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 9,891
Views: 1,552,668
Posted By Johnnyboxer
HB Pannier rails, not compatible with the BMW...

HB Pannier rails, not compatible with the BMW rack.............I don't think
Forum: Thumpers 09-26-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 9,891
Views: 1,552,668
Posted By Johnnyboxer
Same with the Hepco and Becker System, I think...

Same with the Hepco and Becker System, I think you can also leave the footpegs in place too
Forum: Equipment 09-26-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,059
Posted By Johnnyboxer
Here you go sir ...

Here you go sir

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/09/27/y6yquqyj.jpg

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/09/27/enu9y2uq.jpg

Kinda folds back on itself so you can pull the zipper down a bit at the neck
...
Forum: Equipment 09-26-2014, 12:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,059
Posted By Johnnyboxer
2000 mile report I have now done about 2000...

2000 mile report

I have now done about 2000 miles in my SG4 jacket (have SG1 trews), including 1800 miles in Germany last week over 8 days

Overall the jacket is excellent, fits well and very...
Forum: Equipment 09-26-2014, 12:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,059
Posted By Johnnyboxer
SG4 - You can fold the neck closure away and...

SG4 - You can fold the neck closure away and velcro it back on itself to leave it open in hot weather
Forum: Thumpers 09-23-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 9,891
Views: 1,552,668
Posted By Johnnyboxer
HB pannier rails are quick release, quicker than...

HB pannier rails are quick release, quicker than DB rails and should be fine with a pillion
Forum: Thumpers 09-12-2014, 12:18 AM
Replies: 7,984
Views: 1,285,901
Posted By Johnnyboxer
50mpg (US galls?) 1 UK gallon = 4.55 litres ...

50mpg (US galls?)

1 UK gallon = 4.55 litres

I always get 72mpg in the UK on 15/47 gearing, on 95 octane
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2014, 03:48 AM
Replies: 9,891
Views: 1,552,668
Posted By Johnnyboxer
Where's the 'Like' button Simon Just seen...

Where's the 'Like' button Simon

Just seen some pics of Comillas on FB this morning, I remember the beautiful Gaudi architecture

I feel another trip along the Costa Verde and maybe a Pyrenean...
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 9,891
Views: 1,552,668
Posted By Johnnyboxer
Ha Ha

Ha Ha
Forum: Thumpers 09-07-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 9,891
Views: 1,552,668
Posted By Johnnyboxer
Like it:clap

Like it:clap
Forum: Equipment 08-22-2014, 03:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,059
Posted By Johnnyboxer
Lower, like a SG2 and a lot lower than the...

Lower, like a SG2 and a lot lower than the Tourshell collar
Forum: Equipment 08-22-2014, 03:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,059
Posted By Johnnyboxer
Very different suit altogether, more like SG2

Very different suit altogether, more like SG2
Forum: Thumpers 08-21-2014, 11:31 PM
Replies: 9,891
Views: 1,552,668
Posted By Johnnyboxer
At last ..... A good news story :)

At last .....

A good news story :)
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