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Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2015, 01:53 PM
Replies: 23,413
Views: 2,972,636
Posted By vander
Already posted? Possible 690 adventure test...

Already posted?

Possible 690 adventure test mule spotted?
...
Forum: Racing 01-03-2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 652
Views: 53,643
Posted By vander
Worldwide respected sailing photographer Jesús...

Worldwide respected sailing photographer Jesús Renedo covering Dakar for the first time (following the electric car #369 - ALBERT BOSCH RIERA (ESP) / AGUSTIN PAYA PEREZ (ESP) [BUGGY])
...
Forum: Racing 01-03-2015, 07:39 AM
Replies: 1,969
Views: 220,184
Posted By vander
In spanish or catalan, we have the expression...

In spanish or catalan, we have the expression "darle gas a la burra", which translates to rev the bike.
"Burra" is just a friendly and totally common way of calling a motorbike (burra being...
Forum: Racing 12-16-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,685
Posted By vander
Commentator is Ruben Xaus.

Commentator is Ruben Xaus.
Forum: Racing 07-23-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 6,436
Views: 832,083
Posted By vander
Farres at Baja Aragón. ...

Farres at Baja Aragón.

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=680896918666601&set=vb.292671930822437&type=2&theater
...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 07-06-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 4,210
Views: 2,302,083
Posted By vander
This january I learned the hard way how it's not...

This january I learned the hard way how it's not a good idea to hit an animal.
I was riding my 690 and coming to a junction at very slow speed (30kph as gps data showed) and while taking a short...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-09-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 4,210
Views: 2,302,083
Posted By vander
:thumb Thank you.

:thumb Thank you.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-04-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 4,210
Views: 2,302,083
Posted By vander
I remember you had to weld your rims in żJapan?,...

I remember you had to weld your rims in żJapan?, but how often you tighten your spokes?

Happy with the Dirtstars?
Forum: Old's Cool 04-27-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 7,924
Views: 3,707,434
Posted By vander
1967 "24 Horas de Montjuďch" winner. Most...

1967 "24 Horas de Montjuďch" winner. Most important race for the spanish manufacturers.

OSSA 230 Sport.

http://img27.imageshack.us/img27/7248/foto24hh.jpg

Anybody visiting Barcelona: You can...
Forum: Road Warriors 03-24-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 48,700
Posted By vander
And right when I thought Honda couldn't get...

And right when I thought Honda couldn't get worse, they outdo themselves.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 03-08-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 4,210
Views: 2,302,083
Posted By vander
I don't want to offend anybody because I make a...

I don't want to offend anybody because I make a clear distinction between people and governments, so...




People commited such atrocities because the USA, amongst others, allowed it.
...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 02-24-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 4,210
Views: 2,302,083
Posted By vander
In 2009 there was a Yamaha dealer in HCM, not far...

In 2009 there was a Yamaha dealer in HCM, not far from the backpackers area, selling R1's, Fazers and other big Yamahas. Or so I "remember"... :huh Saw a Ducati Monster too.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 02-07-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 4,210
Views: 2,302,083
Posted By vander
I simply crossed the streets in Viet Nam. Traffic...

I simply crossed the streets in Viet Nam. Traffic will move around you like a cardumen. Chaos follows a logic.

So many good memories!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ze6GXn_8w7M
Forum: Racing 01-23-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 4,057
Views: 492,272
Posted By vander
Marquez & Pedrosa having some winter fun with Bou...

Marquez & Pedrosa having some winter fun with Bou & Fujinami on 4 Montesas.

21 world championships together...

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/B2-qCL_Xxc4"...
Forum: Racing 01-10-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 12,230
Views: 925,642
Posted By vander
He is breathing without external help. Constants...

He is breathing without external help. Constants are stable.
Fisurated right lung.
Renal contusion.

48h to know if he will need surgery.

First they talk to Gilbert's father. He says the...
Forum: Racing 12-22-2013, 01:33 PM
Replies: 6,436
Views: 832,083
Posted By vander
Gerard Farrés: https://vimeo.com/82186776

Gerard Farrés:

https://vimeo.com/82186776
Forum: Thumpers 12-18-2013, 01:48 PM
Replies: 23,413
Views: 2,972,636
Posted By vander
http://i40.tinypic.com/e0h6xf.jpg ...

http://i40.tinypic.com/e0h6xf.jpg

http://i43.tinypic.com/sm9dmg.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 12-17-2013, 02:35 PM
Replies: 23,413
Views: 2,972,636
Posted By vander
Not the same, but it was the skidplate bracket...

Not the same, but it was the skidplate bracket what broke on mine (rallyraidproducts). And it did without help.

Had a new iron one manufactured by the local blacksmith.



Noah, you may find...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 11-26-2013, 02:13 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 52,454
Posted By vander
The 1.000 years old Castle of Montearagón :norton...

The 1.000 years old Castle of Montearagón :norton

http://i72.photobucket.com/albums/i193/vander82/Orwell2013/rutaOrwell49b_zps6906fbfa.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 11-24-2013, 12:03 PM
Replies: 5,070
Views: 1,782,735
Posted By vander
Last week, following the steps of George Orwell...

Last week, following the steps of George Orwell in the Spanish Civil War.
Will write a rr in the following days.
...
Forum: Thumpers 11-22-2013, 10:21 AM
Replies: 23,413
Views: 2,972,636
Posted By vander
Can't say how much the Honda engine is, but the...

Can't say how much the Honda engine is, but the Yamaha 5valve 660 from my Ténéré weights only 2-3kg less than a KTM 990 engine... :eek1
Around the 60kg mark. Can't rememeber how much now. The whole...
Forum: Thumpers 11-21-2013, 02:09 PM
Replies: 23,413
Views: 2,972,636
Posted By vander
thump thump! ...

thump thump!

https://scontent-a-ams.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash3/993797_10201366494776750_965284965_n.jpg

not mine :deal
Forum: Old's Cool 11-21-2013, 01:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,805
Posted By vander
I think, you sir nailed it! :clap It really...

I think, you sir nailed it! :clap

It really does look the same.
On of the interesting details in my photos was the strange motor, and this Gnome et Rhône has the same "vertical brick" cylinder....
Forum: Racing 11-16-2013, 12:27 AM
Replies: 286
Views: 66,260
Posted By vander
From Barcelona, my respect and admiration. ...

From Barcelona, my respect and admiration.

Kurt Caselli was a rush of fresh air for all. Cheered for him since day one last year when I first heard his name.

:(
Forum: Old's Cool 11-15-2013, 01:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,805
Posted By vander
Good take. Looks similar. Problem is I see...

Good take. Looks similar.

Problem is I see the kickstarter on the right side. It also seems to have an oil tank on the right of the rear wheel.

Things I see:

-chain, kickstarter and oil tank...
Forum: Thumpers 11-15-2013, 10:44 AM
Replies: 1,887
Views: 1,009,512
Posted By vander
Made this drawings a boring afternoon a couple...

Made this drawings a boring afternoon a couple years ago.
I don't love the going (crap FI) of the XT-R, as opposed to the XT-Z, so thought about mixing them both; looks of the R and engeneering of...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-15-2013, 10:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,805
Posted By vander
Help me identify this bike

Hi all,

My mother gave me an album with photos taken by my grandfather in Spain,starting in the early 30's (family moved from Germany to Spain around that time).

Some are very cool and I will...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 11-01-2013, 02:23 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 140,837
Posted By vander
Many thanks for sharing this phantastic...

Many thanks for sharing this phantastic experience.

It's among the best travel journals I had the pleasure to read. :clap

Looking forward to as many episodes you might gift us with.
Forum: Thumpers 09-24-2013, 01:17 PM
Replies: 23,413
Views: 2,972,636
Posted By vander
It's a '08 with 22.000km/13.800miles. Wheels...

It's a '08 with 22.000km/13.800miles.

Wheels have been carefully balanced too.


checked at ktmtwins:

KTM PHDS 690 MX Progressive Handlebar Mounts sxs07125200
KTM Part Number: sxs07125200...
Forum: Thumpers 09-23-2013, 03:16 PM
Replies: 23,413
Views: 2,972,636
Posted By vander
I have been riding the 690 for some weeks now and...

I have been riding the 690 for some weeks now and two things are clear:

-Handlebar is too far down for me.
-Handlebar vibrates too much to use the simple Garmin bar mount for my 60CSX. I fear it...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 09-21-2013, 01:51 PM
Replies: 4,210
Views: 2,302,083
Posted By vander
What a place to dump the Mir... .

What a place to dump the Mir...



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Forum: Epic Ride Reports 09-14-2013, 03:26 PM
Replies: 4,210
Views: 2,302,083
Posted By vander
Are you running Mitas E09-Dakar, or standard? ...

Are you running Mitas E09-Dakar, or standard?

How do they work on the 690? I had them on my Tenere and was very happy with the rear, not so much the front. Will try them on the KTM also.
...
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2013, 01:39 AM
Replies: 23,413
Views: 2,972,636
Posted By vander
Great. Many thanks! Manuals LINK...

Great. Many thanks!


Manuals LINK...
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2013, 02:14 PM
Replies: 23,413
Views: 2,972,636
Posted By vander
How do you check the oil level? With the bike...

How do you check the oil level? With the bike straight or on the kickstand?


I have my own 690 for a week now, but the old owner still has the manual and other bits, so I'm a bit lost on this...
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2013, 01:40 PM
Replies: 5,070
Views: 1,782,735
Posted By vander
My new (to me) 690 Enduro. So far 100km together...

My new (to me) 690 Enduro. So far 100km together and it showed me the great fun factor that beats inside her. Still learning each other, hope we will make good friends.

Pictures around Barcelona....
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 09-07-2013, 03:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,751
Posted By vander
Very nice. Keep posting pictures of that...

Very nice. Keep posting pictures of that beautyful country :D
Forum: Racing 09-01-2013, 01:54 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 12,440
Posted By vander
Ducatis don't favor Ducati...

Ducatis don't favor Ducati...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 08-13-2013, 10:35 AM
Replies: 624
Views: 284,868
Posted By vander
It's a GoPro you're using for your helmet shots?...

It's a GoPro you're using for your helmet shots? If yes, is there much afterwork applied to them or what you see is what you get?


And also: after this time and km with the 690 do you miss the...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 07-25-2013, 01:28 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 11,156
Posted By vander
I have been following you on FB since you first...

I have been following you on FB since you first posted here from aboard your CBR :thumb

I really ike your idea of showing the ones ready to listen, what a place and people your country really is. ...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 07-24-2013, 01:58 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 11,156
Posted By vander
That is amazing. Simply amazing. Hopefully in...

That is amazing. Simply amazing.
Hopefully in front of my eyes and under my wheels next year.
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