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Forum: Latin America 09-03-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 345
Posted By stevedo
Place to rent?

Hola guys,
my wife and I are on our Round The World trip and are currently in the USA. Our visa for the US expires on the 17th December after which we will enter Mexico. We'd like to rent a modest...
Forum: Beasts 05-02-2014, 01:13 AM
Replies: 1,603
Views: 177,042
Posted By stevedo
Good heads up :clap. Larger diameter washers...

Good heads up :clap. Larger diameter washers installed before issues arise.
Forum: Equipment 04-19-2014, 12:31 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 8,803
Posted By stevedo
I'm another one who replaced all my DSLR (Canon...

I'm another one who replaced all my DSLR (Canon for me) stuff with Olympus m43. I have OM-D EM-5 and 4 lenses (Oly and Panasonic) which combined are about the same size as my old SLR and 28-70 F2.8...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 04-14-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,346
Posted By stevedo
I've had similar service from Garmin here in the...

I've had similar service from Garmin here in the UK. Zumo 550 failed to turn on, sent it in and they declared it permanently dead and would replace it. However they had no 550's and we were due to go...
Forum: Equipment 04-11-2014, 02:25 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,504
Posted By stevedo
Lenovo Yoga 11S for me. Key features/factors...

Lenovo Yoga 11S for me.

Key features/factors in purchasing were

Fits in my tank bag in a neoprene sleeve, converts to tablet/"tent" form factor so pretty versatile, keyboard, 256GB SSD, 8GB...
Forum: Equipment 03-12-2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 10,732
Posted By stevedo
Morocco ...

Morocco

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8460/7894925492_cd42f8429b_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/86170842@N05/7894925492/)
Near Tizerkine, Morocco. One of 3 locals who stopped to check we...
Forum: Equipment 02-15-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,093
Posted By stevedo
Hi chaps, anyone notice what the USA...

Hi chaps,

anyone notice what the USA price for the 2014 SG is?

Cheers
Steve
Forum: Equipment 01-28-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,093
Posted By stevedo
There's a brand new Streetguard suit for 2014,...

There's a brand new Streetguard suit for 2014, replacing the old Streetguard 3. Curiously the new one is just called Streetguard, no number. It's the price of the new 2014 suit I'm after.
Forum: Equipment 01-27-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,093
Posted By stevedo
BMW Streetguard 2014 Price?

Can anyone tell me the price of the new Streetguard 2014 suite in US$ please? Can't find it online. Coming to USA from UK in June and wondering if it would be cheaper to buy over there?

Cheers...
Forum: Equipment 12-27-2013, 04:56 AM
Replies: 369
Views: 43,106
Posted By stevedo
I downsized form Canon DSLR, 28-70 F2.8 and...

I downsized form Canon DSLR, 28-70 F2.8 and 70-200 F2.8 to m4/3.

EM-5, 7-14 F4, 12-35 F2.8, 45 F 1.8 and 75 F1.8 combined is smaller than my previous Canon 1D/28-70 combo!! Image quality is...
Forum: Beasts 12-11-2013, 02:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 639
Posted By stevedo
No problem at all on both road or trail. My wife...

No problem at all on both road or trail. My wife and I in Morocco Apr/May 2012. We rode from UK across Spain to get there. Bike is brilliant 2 up so long as you don't try and ride it at 100mph...
Forum: Beasts 12-08-2013, 07:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,134
Posted By stevedo
We're planning a 2 up RTW on our 800XC. Live in...

We're planning a 2 up RTW on our 800XC. Live in the UK and start our epic adventure on 18th June 2014 in Anchorage, Alaska. Have no timescale in mind and don't know if/when we'll go home. Flights...
Forum: Beasts 06-06-2013, 02:57 AM
Replies: 2,910
Views: 550,325
Posted By stevedo
Looking to buy a UNI Filter pre-filter in the UK....

Looking to buy a UNI Filter pre-filter in the UK. Does anyone know if/where they can be purchased. if not in the UK, where would be best/easiest to source one?

Thanks
Steve
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-07-2012, 11:59 AM
Replies: 2,217
Views: 824,788
Posted By stevedo
5 week, 2 up trip to Morocco ...

5 week, 2 up trip to Morocco

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8031/7894928154_47ea645ec9_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/86170842@N05/7894928154/)
High Atlas, Morocco....
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-30-2012, 10:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,606
Posted By stevedo
Just sticking with the intended theme here :D ...

Just sticking with the intended theme here :D

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8435/7894929544_7b042c4d8e_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/86170842@N05/7894929544/)
Warborough, South Oxfordshire...
Forum: Beasts 08-04-2012, 12:53 AM
Replies: 1,603
Views: 177,042
Posted By stevedo
I'm in the UK. I think you're safe

I'm in the UK. I think you're safe
Forum: Beasts 08-03-2012, 12:28 AM
Replies: 1,603
Views: 177,042
Posted By stevedo
1 year old xc with 7,500 miles I've had the...

1 year old xc with 7,500 miles I've had the following

1. Loose steering head bearings. Now have the new washer under the 38mm nut. Hope this will help keep it tight.
2. Broken front subframe....
Forum: Equipment 08-01-2012, 02:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,373
Posted By stevedo
Take a look about 1/3 down this page...

Take a look about 1/3 down this page http://ardcases.co.uk/products-and-prices/

States that they no longer sell Holan racks. I guess they got fed up with Holan as well.
Forum: Beasts 07-25-2012, 05:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 954
Posted By stevedo
Tell us a bit more about the strange rattling...

Tell us a bit more about the strange rattling noise. I had trouble starting my bike after it was unused for a couple of weeks and when it did start there was a metallic rattling noise from the top...
Forum: Equipment 11-25-2011, 10:36 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 37,438
Posted By stevedo
I was also at the NEC and was informed by 2 Shoei...

I was also at the NEC and was informed by 2 Shoei staff that the price will be 470 ($730) and in the shops in the UK from the beginning of March. I guess we'll just have to wait and see. Whatever...
Forum: Beasts 11-11-2011, 02:59 AM
Replies: 5,365
Views: 900,685
Posted By stevedo
Received the latest Triumph magazine in the post...

Received the latest Triumph magazine in the post yesterday. It has a write-up on the new 1200 and says this about the suspension

"Suspension Conventional suspension set-up eliminates the quirky...
Forum: Beasts 09-06-2011, 12:44 AM
Replies: 2,641
Views: 606,913
Posted By stevedo
Nice top box. Who makes that?

Nice top box. Who makes that?
Forum: Ride reports 07-25-2011, 11:55 AM
Replies: 1,104
Views: 505,878
Posted By stevedo
Well said :clap

Well said :clap
Forum: Beasts 07-25-2011, 03:31 AM
Replies: 5,801
Views: 1,452,521
Posted By stevedo
Hey Andy, I have the SW Motech sump guard...

Hey Andy,

I have the SW Motech sump guard fitted, great piece of kit. Are you sure the H&B engine guards fit with the SW Motech sump guard? I have the H&B tank guards on order but still undecided...
Forum: Ride reports 07-20-2011, 11:58 AM
Replies: 1,104
Views: 505,878
Posted By stevedo
Brilliant, thanks for that. Bags get shipped...

Brilliant, thanks for that. Bags get shipped tomorrow and hopefully arrive by next Wednesday. Can't wait :D
Forum: Ride reports 07-20-2011, 10:58 AM
Replies: 1,104
Views: 505,878
Posted By stevedo
Great RR, really enjoying your trip. I'm in...

Great RR, really enjoying your trip.

I'm in the UK and have an 800XC. I also have a set of Odyssey II's on order. I'm a bit concerned that there is little clearance between the pannier and...
Forum: Beasts 07-17-2011, 10:28 PM
Replies: 684
Views: 172,323
Posted By stevedo
They look awfully close to the passenger grab...

They look awfully close to the passenger grab handles, especially on the left hand side. Could you comment on how they work with a passenger on board.

Thanks
Forum: Beasts 07-08-2011, 12:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,879
Posted By stevedo
Mine is absolutely brilliant. No front fork...

Mine is absolutely brilliant. No front fork issues at all.
Forum: Beasts 06-21-2011, 07:28 AM
Replies: 1,684
Views: 256,130
Posted By stevedo
Didn't spend much on that did they :huh. What a...

Didn't spend much on that did they :huh. What a waste of time.
Forum: Beasts 01-24-2011, 11:22 PM
Replies: 21,373
Views: 3,774,742
Posted By stevedo
The guy was riding like a total twat. I wouldn't...

The guy was riding like a total twat. I wouldn't have been at all surprised if he was taken out riding like that.
Forum: Beasts 01-15-2011, 02:42 PM
Replies: 21,373
Views: 3,774,742
Posted By stevedo
Good point well made :lol3

Good point well made :lol3
Forum: Beasts 01-15-2011, 02:27 PM
Replies: 21,373
Views: 3,774,742
Posted By stevedo
I really like the black frame on this one, shame...

I really like the black frame on this one, shame it's not an option.
Forum: Beasts 01-03-2011, 09:52 AM
Replies: 21,373
Views: 3,774,742
Posted By stevedo
Looks like they might have plugs in there....

Looks like they might have plugs in there. John[/QUOTE]

The xc I tested last Friday definitely did not have any plugs, just one of a few areas they saved a few pounds/euros/dollars. I'm sure it...
Forum: Beasts 08-09-2008, 03:33 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,138
Posted By stevedo
I just took a look at the fitting instructions...

I just took a look at the fitting instructions for the Touratech plate. On page 1 and I quote
"Motorcycle cannot be secured on side
stand because one screw is removed
during installation!...
Forum: Beasts 08-09-2008, 03:22 AM
Replies: 9,165
Views: 3,567,680
Posted By stevedo
Um, nice pictures and all that, but I thought...

Um, nice pictures and all that, but I thought that this was supposed to be a V-Strom picture thread?
Forum: EMEA 04-10-2008, 03:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,939
Posted By stevedo
Morocco or Turkey?

My wife and I have both managed to get 4 weeks consecutive holiday next year. We've travelled extensively by bike through Europe and would really like to try something a little more adventurous in...
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