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Forum: Ride reports 04-15-2015, 03:06 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 66,212
Posted By Edmond Dantès
LOL! Glad to see you have your appetite back!...

LOL! Glad to see you have your appetite back! :lol3

This ride report is a gem!

Oh, and tell that the stroppy South African lady who manages the hotel / campsite from me that you guys are true...
Forum: Ride reports 04-14-2015, 09:34 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 66,212
Posted By Edmond Dantès
Congratulations! You guys ROCK!

Congratulations! You guys ROCK!
Forum: Ride reports 04-06-2015, 06:57 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 30,906
Posted By Edmond Dantès
This is quite some undertaking. I know you are...

This is quite some undertaking. I know you are not out to impress, but I am well impressed!

With regard to your hands freezing up there in the cold weather, have you given some thought to getting...
Forum: Asia 03-23-2015, 02:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 516
Posted By Edmond Dantès
Thank you 1hp. I am in Varanasi now. ...

Thank you 1hp.

I am in Varanasi now.
It's been some interesting riding thus far for sure.
Forum: Asia 03-12-2015, 06:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 516
Posted By Edmond Dantès
1hp, Thank you for the info. I am sitting in...

1hp,
Thank you for the info.
I am sitting in Lalli Singh's shop in Karol Bagh now. The Enfield 350 is ready for an early start to Jaipur in the morning.
I picked up a Eicher Road Atlas at the...
Forum: Asia 03-10-2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 516
Posted By Edmond Dantès
Sarathmenon, Thanks for the info. It looks...

Sarathmenon,
Thanks for the info.
It looks as if I have the bike sorted, a 350 RE at 20,000 rs plus taxes for the 25 days.
Thanks for the heads up with regard riding distances. I do have some...
Forum: Asia 03-06-2015, 11:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 516
Posted By Edmond Dantès
Northern India in March

Hi there,
I will be flying into New Delhi next week and hope to rent a bike for 25 days and have a bit of a ride about.

I have a hotel booked for the first two nights in Karol Bagh which I...
Forum: 2 smokers 02-28-2015, 12:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,652
Posted By Edmond Dantès
In Akihabara today expelling the myth that...

In Akihabara today expelling the myth that 'Akiba' is all maid bars and otaku:
http://i223.photobucket.com/albums/dd74/BigRedPaul/BigRedPaul069/IMG_5935.jpg
Forum: 2 smokers 02-15-2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,403
Posted By Edmond Dantès
Third Eye, Great story bro. The peninsula...

Third Eye,
Great story bro.
The peninsula is called the Bōsō Peninsula.
That's is a bummer having the ferry cancelled on you like that. That ride back to Yokosuka right around Tokyo Bay and then...
Forum: 2 smokers 02-11-2015, 01:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,403
Posted By Edmond Dantès
Third Eye, Thanks for the tip with regard the...

Third Eye,
Thanks for the tip with regard the choke plunger. I'll give it a shot this week and see what happens.

I live on the western edge of Tokyo. It's easy to get out to Kanagawa, Yamanashi,...
Forum: 2 smokers 02-11-2015, 12:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,403
Posted By Edmond Dantès
Siddharta would be proud of you Piston.

Siddharta would be proud of you Piston.
Forum: 2 smokers 02-10-2015, 03:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,403
Posted By Edmond Dantès
I thought this could be the culprit, too. I...

I thought this could be the culprit, too.
I took the choke plunger off and it seemed fine.

Piston's advice about not further trying to setup the carburetor without taking off and replacing the...
Forum: 2 smokers 02-10-2015, 03:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,403
Posted By Edmond Dantès
Awesome post Piston.

Awesome post Piston.
Forum: 2 smokers 02-06-2015, 01:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,403
Posted By Edmond Dantès
Mr. Piston, thanks for the heads up bro.

Mr. Piston,
thanks for the heads up bro.
Forum: Ride reports 02-05-2015, 03:21 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 14,177
Posted By Edmond Dantès
http://www.advrider.com/forums/attachment.php?atta...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=333043&stc=1&d=1420491910

Charley Boorman hasn't aged well.

Loved your photos! Thank you for posting up this RR.
Forum: 2 smokers 02-05-2015, 03:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,403
Posted By Edmond Dantès
Aye, I see those two tamper-proof puppies Mr....

Aye, I see those two tamper-proof puppies Mr. Keihin put in there. Am I to remove them, and where on God's green earth can I find the replacement seals?
Forum: 2 smokers 02-04-2015, 04:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,403
Posted By Edmond Dantès
Well, I had the float level checked and okayed. ...

Well, I had the float level checked and okayed.
I spend a whole day trying to dial in the carb.
I had the damn thing on and off more times than a cheap hoe's draws. It either bogged down low or...
Forum: 2 smokers 02-02-2015, 03:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,403
Posted By Edmond Dantès
Thanks Third Eye. I'll check the float level...

Thanks Third Eye.
I'll check the float level and adjust the airscrew.
Forum: 2 smokers 01-30-2015, 11:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,403
Posted By Edmond Dantès
D.T., I have the bike running, albeit it's...

D.T.,
I have the bike running, albeit it's still a little boggy down low.
I got to thinking that the new Boyesen reeds may have upset the jetting and so I moved the needle up a notch and fiddled...
Forum: 2 smokers 01-29-2015, 02:29 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,403
Posted By Edmond Dantès
Advice On Testing Regulator/Rectifier

Hi everyone,
My 1993 KDX250SR was not starting and kept backfiring so I:
cleaned the carburetor, cleaned the air filter, installed a new top end; new piston / rings/ small end bearing / KIPS...
Forum: Ride reports 01-19-2015, 03:28 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,530
Posted By Edmond Dantès
Good info Blader54.:thumb:thumb

Good info Blader54.:thumb:thumb
Forum: Ride reports 01-19-2015, 03:26 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,530
Posted By Edmond Dantès
Thanks Cristiano.

Thanks Cristiano.
Forum: Ride reports 01-16-2015, 09:40 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,530
Posted By Edmond Dantès
Cool trip. I have a few questions if you don't...

Cool trip.
I have a few questions if you don't mind:

- Did you buy or rent the bikes?
-What kind of prices are you looking at in $ for both renting and buying a 350 Bullet?
- Is is easy to take...
Forum: Ride reports 01-12-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 13,898
Posted By Edmond Dantès
Do you still have the KLR? I love the...

Do you still have the KLR?

I love the 1990's bikes with the cartoon graphic decals. The graphics just seem to add to the fun factor of motorcycling.

Thanks for the RR.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-12-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 5,004
Views: 1,867,827
Posted By Edmond Dantès
Burmese Days

http://i223.photobucket.com/albums/dd74/BigRedPaul/BigRedPaul065/IMG_79f48.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 10-19-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 30,382
Posted By Edmond Dantès
http://i1125.photobucket.com/albums/l587/coyotethi...

http://i1125.photobucket.com/albums/l587/coyotethistle/2277B8EE-96B9-4607-B184-6E8A590A3BA9.jpg
I love this photo!
Forum: Ride reports 10-05-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 25,223
Posted By Edmond Dantès
In all seriousness, I'll drink to that :freaky ...

In all seriousness, I'll drink to that :freaky

Really? I didn't notice any. I was too busy looking at your nice sunset photos.:lol3

Thanks for the good humour Terminator.:thumbup
Forum: Ride reports 10-05-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 25,223
Posted By Edmond Dantès
I caught a fleeting glimpse

7 page ride report with about 16 photographs containing a KLR. Workhorses they may well be, but come on Terminator admit it, they ain't exactly poster material.
Heck there are more photos of BMW...
Forum: Ride reports 10-02-2014, 05:18 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 653
Posted By Edmond Dantès
Agree with you there. The Old Quarter of Hanoi...

Agree with you there.
The Old Quarter of Hanoi Rocks!

Gotta love Hoi An at night. It has to be the most enchanting destination in S.E.A

Forgive me, but I can't help but post a couple of Hoi...
Forum: Ride reports 10-02-2014, 01:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,776
Posted By Edmond Dantès
As can be seen on a map, the Sagaing Hills and U...

As can be seen on a map, the Sagaing Hills and U Bein Teak Bridge are a very leisurely day trip with no distance riding involved, and you could have a day away from the group if the fancy takes you....
Forum: Ride reports 10-01-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,776
Posted By Edmond Dantès
12 December is an off day for you , but head...

12 December is an off day for you , but head across the Ayeyarwady (Irrawaddy) River and explore the Sagaing Hills, then ride to the U Bein Teak Bridge in Amarapura for the sunset.

Looking...
Forum: Ride reports 09-30-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,803
Posted By Edmond Dantès
Subscribed. Are you going to ride the...

Subscribed.
Are you going to ride the Kalka-Shimla and Jalpaiguri-Darjeeling narrow gauge railways?

Best of luck with the trip, and looking forward to the RR.
Forum: Ride reports 09-29-2014, 03:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,003
Posted By Edmond Dantès
Thoroughly enjoyable video. (But I was glad when...

Thoroughly enjoyable video. (But I was glad when it ended:lol3)

How did the REV'IT gear hold up in the rain? Just checked out their website and it looks like they have some quality kit.
Forum: Ride reports 09-25-2014, 05:02 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 14,482
Posted By Edmond Dantès
Your GS is in such good condition for its age! ...

Your GS is in such good condition for its age!
Good to see a couple of Varadero photos mixed in amongst your ride report. More (Varardero) pics please!
Forum: Ride reports 09-11-2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 359
Views: 133,473
Posted By Edmond Dantès
http://therollinghobo.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/...

http://therollinghobo.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/Therollinghobosite-0617.jpg

Oh my god! This is a tragedy of the worst possible kind. Surely something could have been done to save that beer!?...
Forum: 2 smokers 06-17-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,408
Posted By Edmond Dantès
I took these pics in a Yamaha showroom in...

I took these pics in a Yamaha showroom in southern Spain 2011:

http://i223.photobucket.com/albums/dd74/BigRedPaul/BigRedPaul061/Picture073.jpg
...
Forum: Ride reports 06-10-2014, 04:31 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,406
Posted By Edmond Dantès
Great report:clap Good to see so many minter...

Great report:clap
Good to see so many minter LCs in your photos.

Got to love the TT.
The best images I saw this year (unfortunately on telly) were:

The cub scout all of about 12 standing on...
Forum: 2 smokers 06-04-2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,183
Posted By Edmond Dantès
Here is a link to CRM250 parts on the Japanese...

Here is a link to CRM250 parts on the Japanese Yahoo auction site, it may be of help, you never know:...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-31-2014, 03:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,636
Posted By Edmond Dantès
Wonderful pictures from a location seldom...

Wonderful pictures from a location seldom reported about, many thanks.
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-26-2014, 02:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,128
Posted By Edmond Dantès
So cool to see a ride report on these type of...

So cool to see a ride report on these type of bikes instead of on the modern bikes with an overkill of gizmology.

I loved the way you could buy a new front light for your bike for $10.

Thanks...
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