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Forum: Beasts 10-01-2010, 03:00 AM
Replies: 17,412
Views: 5,187,210
Posted By NordicRider
Thumb 1991 XL600V Transalp, Denmark

I have been reading the TA_MOD thread for the last few weeks, and having reached page 500 I would like to celebrate by introducing my newly acquired 1991 Transalp.

I had to trade my XT600...
Forum: Beasts 10-01-2010, 02:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,782
Posted By NordicRider
Thanks for the detailed description...

...I have been holding off on checking valves because of the access difficulties you describe, but am now ready to give it a go!
Forum: Ride reports 12-08-2006, 03:33 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,158
Posted By NordicRider
Nice...

...lived in SA for 'bout 20 years, 3 years in Mooi River with a view to the Drakensberg, on year farming at Nottingham Road where the pesky poachers from Lesotho would steal our calves. Most...
Forum: Ride reports 12-08-2006, 03:20 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,513
Posted By NordicRider
Wow...

...like, cool! Could you give us an idea of how you prepare your bike - tyres, oil, engine preheater, stuff like that?

Thanks in advance!
Forum: Thumpers 11-02-2006, 07:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 977
Posted By NordicRider
¨ My guess too. IIRC idle running high...

¨

My guess too. IIRC idle running high before slowly dropping to normal is indicative of a lean mix. Usually when the weather gets cold the air:fuel mix requires richening anyways, something to...
Forum: Ride reports 10-29-2006, 03:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 660
Posted By NordicRider
hey...

...nice report! Funny thing is, Denmark is like a "little America :evil".

You really gotta hear one of those Nimbus´run, its real ear candy!!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-29-2006, 12:32 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,472
Posted By NordicRider
I dont like to ride in groups because you are...

I dont like to ride in groups because you are forced to ride at the groups speed, and you cant just stop and smell the flowers. I´m not sure what the "freedom of motorcycling" means, but it sure aint...
Forum: Vendors 10-28-2006, 06:52 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,278
Posted By NordicRider
http://www.biosciencecommunications.dk/XT/snow.jpg

http://www.biosciencecommunications.dk/XT/snow.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 10-26-2006, 12:26 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 24,011
Posted By NordicRider
Wonderful!!

The opening scene is brilliant, there is a sense of humour through the video which is great! Your videos, including the Africa epic, are as good as the LWR videos, and better, because your vidoes are...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-13-2006, 02:44 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,983
Posted By NordicRider
Ice

Ice
Forum: Old's Cool 10-08-2006, 02:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,129
Posted By NordicRider
yep...

thats it, thats the moment, thats exactly how I feel after a good ride, too...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-06-2006, 11:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,646
Posted By NordicRider
Follow this link...

Follow this link (http://www.biosciencecommunications.dk/XT/Heater.htm) to read about how I prepare my XT600 for winter riding.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-06-2006, 10:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 758
Posted By NordicRider
Follow this link...

Follow this link (http://www.biosciencecommunications.dk/XT/Heater.htm) to read about how I prepare my XT600 for winter riding.

BTW, the girl in your avatar can do that for at least 20 minutes...
Forum: Thumpers 10-04-2006, 01:19 PM
Replies: 419
Views: 167,070
Posted By NordicRider
Quite true. Am planning on changing to manual as...

Quite true. Am planning on changing to manual as soon as I pick up a BMX brake handle, myself.
Forum: Thumpers 10-04-2006, 09:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,848
Posted By NordicRider
Ooooh, ooooh, um...

...I just gotta take a cold shower :wink: Thats one fine machine, bit nervous about all the electronic jiggery-pokey, though, but hey, I guess I´ll never end up in the middle of the Sahara anyway so...
Forum: Thumpers 10-03-2006, 02:54 AM
Replies: 419
Views: 167,070
Posted By NordicRider
The cable crossing the frame just abve the...

The cable crossing the frame just abve the kickstart lever is part of the automatic decompressor mechanism. They work like a charm, and with the CDI ignition mean that kickback never happens.:clap
Forum: Old's Cool 10-02-2006, 11:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 7,246
Posted By NordicRider
Thanks for taking the time to reply! Seems to me...

Thanks for taking the time to reply! Seems to me the E08 leads slightly on points :D
Forum: Old's Cool 10-02-2006, 06:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 7,246
Posted By NordicRider
Snow, ice ´n asphalt: Mitas EO7 or EO8

I do 95% of my riding on asphalt, on an XT600. I ride all winter, 90% of the time the road is wet and cold, 10% of the time there is snow mush and patches of ice. Which tire would you instinctively...
Forum: Ride reports 09-27-2006, 02:10 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 10,985
Posted By NordicRider
I seem to remember that road from a Turkey ride...

I seem to remember that road from a Turkey ride report, too :clap
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-27-2006, 08:31 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,942
Posted By NordicRider
I'll raise you, uhm, like, a lot...

"Emilio travelled on his Honda Goldwing 735,000 km (457,000 miles), through 214 countries and territories, starting on 17 January, 1985 to 2nd of April, 1995."
...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-25-2006, 01:02 AM
Replies: 900
Views: 118,014
Posted By NordicRider
:clap

:clap
Forum: Old's Cool 09-24-2006, 02:17 PM
Replies: 900
Views: 118,014
Posted By NordicRider
Your dog is a preacher!? Geez, I guess America...

Your dog is a preacher!? Geez, I guess America really IS the land of opportunity!!
Forum: Thumpers 09-24-2006, 10:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,441
Posted By NordicRider
See: http://www.rallye-tenere.net/

See: http://www.rallye-tenere.net/
Forum: Thumpers 09-23-2006, 02:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 874
Posted By NordicRider
Hmm..

The XT is gutsy in a rip-snorting way, 'specailly the models from the 80s. Later models are kinda bland. The KLR is more civilised ('k, boring), has water-cooling and much more support in the US. My...
Forum: Ride reports 09-19-2006, 12:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,168
Posted By NordicRider
My heads been hanging low lately...

...so I went for a little ride today. Now: :rofl

So...I hear your story - know that you aint alone!
Forum: Thumpers 09-18-2006, 11:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,922
Posted By NordicRider
Uhm,...kicky kicky no worky!!

...whats with all this kicking 20 times :huh

Point 1: switch off gas tap 200 meters before arriving home. Otherwise the volatile elements in the fuel vaporise in the hot carb. When U are ready...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-05-2006, 08:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 885
Posted By NordicRider
Man, when you start looking...

...you find the wierdest stuff on the internet :D

http://www.zoomergear.com/images/Zoomer_up_cropped.jpg


http://www.zoomergear.com/
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-02-2006, 05:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 885
Posted By NordicRider
ATGATT: where to put the dawg? Warning: pretty silly content...

Well, its Saturday night and the vodkas running low, so I got to thinking: Out in the wilderness, you really ought to bring signal flares and a dawg. But where to put the dawg? So, lets have your...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-02-2006, 05:14 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,763
Posted By NordicRider
Beat this...

http://www.biosciencecommunications.dk/XT/mutt.jpg
Forum: Equipment 07-17-2006, 06:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,557
Posted By NordicRider
I got one...

...here in Europe for 129Euro incl shipping. Helmet is nice, but a bit "plasticky" - on the other hand it is a lot lighter than my other FF helmets. The strap is a bit far back and strangles me a...
Forum: Thumpers 07-08-2006, 03:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 806
Posted By NordicRider
FWIW, see...

FWIW, see http://www.biosciencecommunications.dk/XT/Heater.htm
Forum: Thumpers 07-08-2006, 09:47 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 8,055
Posted By NordicRider
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Porsche 911 SC 1983 180bhp 0-100 kmh: 7.0 sec
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Forum: Ride reports 06-27-2006, 08:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,546
Posted By NordicRider
Oh, man, nice report! After reading it at work I...

Oh, man, nice report! After reading it at work I feel like I just had a 20 minute holiday! Thanks muchfully - roll on the summer...:clap
Forum: Thumpers 06-19-2006, 01:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 766
Posted By NordicRider
Thanks Mr motupaika, for adding your support, I'm...

Thanks Mr motupaika, for adding your support, I'm pretty sure we have this mystery solved then. BTW - until last year I had a '75 CB500 - great crowd at SOHC4.net as well!
Forum: Thumpers 06-19-2006, 01:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 766
Posted By NordicRider
Wow, great, yeah - this is just what I was hoping...

Wow, great, yeah - this is just what I was hoping for. I dug up my manual last night and was going to scan exactly this picture to make things clearer. Your suggestion sounds spot on, I am going to...
Forum: Thumpers 06-18-2006, 04:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 766
Posted By NordicRider
My clutch - a miracle!!?

'84 Yamaha XT 43F, 64TKm - on the way home last week my clutch stopped working, it felt like the cable had snapped - the lever hang loosely - but this was not the case. the only thing I could see was...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-12-2006, 03:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,599
Posted By NordicRider
:clap

:clap
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2006, 01:37 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,506
Posted By NordicRider
Wow...

..cool!, that is just so THE bike I had when I was like 18 - exact
same colour/shade red. I´m looking to get one again - could you post more pics as your bike is EXACTLY like mine, cept of course I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-08-2006, 04:41 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,017
Posted By NordicRider
205! 205! Hey, guys, lookit, I got a 205!! (see...

205! 205! Hey, guys, lookit, I got a 205!! (see post 4 this thread for PUI!)
Forum: Old's Cool 06-06-2006, 03:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,230
Posted By NordicRider
I am in the habit of switching off fuel a coupla...

I am in the habit of switching off fuel a coupla hundred meters before I get home. I believe volatile components in the fuel evaporate due to the heat of the carb. By closing off fuel, I ensure a...
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