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Forum: Equipment 02-18-2011, 07:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,163
Posted By ekkemu
:) Hehe. The pics are from our ride to Morocco. ...

:) Hehe. The pics are from our ride to Morocco.

Check out this link if you want the full story.

http://www.adventuretours.ro/reports/category/maroc

Regarding the panniers and crashbars, I...
Forum: Europe 08-16-2010, 02:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 787
Posted By ekkemu
Hi, I am from Cluj Napoca, Romania....

Hi,

I am from Cluj Napoca, Romania. Transalpina is a pass which is waaay too over-rated. The scenery is very nice indeed, but it's definetly not "THE" offroad pass in Romania. Especially now...
Forum: Ride reports 05-31-2010, 02:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,718
Posted By ekkemu
The guy was a german dude we met there the day...

The guy was a german dude we met there the day before and was happy that he could go into the desert with us. His cousing didn't want to. On our way back home from "around the Erb Chebbi dunes" trip...
Forum: Ride reports 05-30-2010, 04:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,718
Posted By ekkemu
Pics, pics

Hei there,

It seems that my pal forgot to update this place. We've been back from Morocco for more than a month now, but we've all been busy with other stuff. I made a short selection of what I...
Forum: Ride reports 03-25-2010, 06:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,718
Posted By ekkemu
Morocco Blues Ride 2010

Hi,

We're going in Morocco! Yeah, I know it's not a big deal, but for us it is, because it's the first time there. We are 6 bikes, 7 people and want to make a tour of the Atlas mountains. We have...
Forum: Ride reports 03-01-2010, 03:40 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 34,691
Posted By ekkemu
He was milking the sheep! You perverts! :P

He was milking the sheep! You perverts! :P
Forum: Europe 09-20-2009, 01:34 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,252
Posted By ekkemu
I stayed at this hostel: ...

I stayed at this hostel:
http://www.royalbayswater.com/

It's pretty decent, it is not dead central (I am not even sure what is the "center" of London), but pretty close (2 stops from Marble...
Forum: The Garage 09-08-2009, 03:21 PM
Replies: 1,402
Sticky: Note to self:
Views: 316,298
Posted By ekkemu
When you use handlebar risers on your bike,...

When you use handlebar risers on your bike, ALWAYS use A LOT of Loctite on the screws that hold them.

I have risers on two bikes (different brand of risers, bikes are WR 426 and XT 600) and both...
Forum: The Garage 05-30-2009, 09:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,097
Posted By ekkemu
@sonex522: These being enduro forks, they are...

@sonex522: These being enduro forks, they are quite long and I tought that a smaller distance between upper and lower clamp might effect the overall strenght of the forks (which has to be pretty big,...
Forum: The Garage 05-28-2009, 03:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,097
Posted By ekkemu
Nobody on this forum has any ideas regarding...

Nobody on this forum has any ideas regarding this? Come on guys, there has to be some suspension guru's out there that can offer some valuable advice on this topic ;)

A.
Forum: Europe 05-23-2009, 04:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 485
Posted By ekkemu
This should provide the needed info, at least in...

This should provide the needed info, at least in Karersee (there are different spelling for Carezza)

http://welschnofen.linux5.webhome.at/fileadmin/userdaten/dokumente/welschnofen-map.pdf...
Forum: Europe 05-23-2009, 04:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 485
Posted By ekkemu
The towns that are also ski resorts have a lot of...

The towns that are also ski resorts have a lot of private houses that you can stay in. They look like regular houses, not hotels or something, but actually they are for rent and they are usually...
Forum: The Garage 05-22-2009, 07:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,097
Posted By ekkemu
Yes, I have. It is about 6cm longer. I can slide...

Yes, I have. It is about 6cm longer. I can slide about 4 of them through the clamps until it hits the handlebar, and I can raise the back of the bike to compensate for the rest of 2cm (18 inch wheel...
Forum: The Garage 05-21-2009, 08:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,097
Posted By ekkemu
Suspension question - suspension swap

I am planning to modify the front suspension on my bike (XT 600 E 2001) and I want to swap the front fork with a USD KTM 640 enduro one. The KTM fork is a little bit longer (6cm), but I can slide it...
Forum: The Garage 05-21-2009, 06:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,745
Posted By ekkemu
I noticed that gasoline (or petrol? depending on...

I noticed that gasoline (or petrol? depending on the side of the globe you are on) doesn't do any good to the sticker. I have some on my tank and they started to tear after being in contact with...
Forum: Europe 04-08-2009, 01:39 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,246
Posted By ekkemu
I didn't read all the posts, so I don't know if...

I didn't read all the posts, so I don't know if this is still valid, but if you want, I can send one from Cluj Napoca, Romania, just PM the address.
Forum: Europe 12-15-2008, 09:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,058
Posted By ekkemu
What is the production year? 2006?

What is the production year? 2006?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-26-2008, 08:10 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,341
Posted By ekkemu
Well ... I do it, but I didn't think of a limit...

Well ... I do it, but I didn't think of a limit yet. I haven't done it more than ... 200,300 miles away from home and ALWAYS tell somebody the route I am taking and the estimate arrival time.

I...
Forum: Europe 07-04-2008, 03:24 AM
Replies: 284
Views: 39,845
Posted By ekkemu
There were mostly TAs last weekend in my trip to...

There were mostly TAs last weekend in my trip to transalpina and 2 of them with 2 ppl and baggage, and they had no problems whatsoever :)

An AfricaTwin also crossed the pass and it went smoothly.
Forum: Europe 07-01-2008, 02:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,353
Posted By ekkemu
Transalpina

I just remembered about your post and thought that I should give you my 2 cents about Romania riding.

I have just came back from a 3-day trip, most of it was on-road, but the off-road part was...
Forum: Thumpers 05-25-2008, 04:51 AM
Replies: 5,906
Views: 1,270,730
Posted By ekkemu
Hei, one question if I may. Does the acerbis tank...

Hei, one question if I may. Does the acerbis tank have that fuel hose to allow the fuel to go from one side to the other? I've seen that on the tank of 640 Adventure, and it is a smart thing. On...
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2008, 02:49 PM
Replies: 5,906
Views: 1,270,730
Posted By ekkemu
You're lucky being in the UK. A guy from UK...

You're lucky being in the UK. A guy from UK preped his XT 600 for adventure riding, you will find A LOT of useful information here:

http://www.touringted.com/preparing-the-bike

These guys will...
Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2008, 03:07 AM
Replies: 5,906
Views: 1,270,730
Posted By ekkemu
I checked their website and there is no XT 600...

I checked their website and there is no XT 600 listed in the Dirt Bike section. Did you use a "general" muffler or one from another bike-model that fits the XT also?

I am intersted in changing my...
Forum: Ride reports 05-11-2008, 03:32 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,272
Posted By ekkemu
Another ride today ... I will just post 2 pics: ...

Another ride today ... I will just post 2 pics:

http://bp1.blogger.com/_lGiZuMFa2bg/SCdkTXsX3uI/AAAAAAAAAFk/Khvreu5rbH8/s400/DSC_0044+copy_1280.jpg
...
Forum: Ride reports 05-01-2008, 08:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 557
Posted By ekkemu
Hmm, why does it show the links instead of the...

Hmm, why does it show the links instead of the pictures?!?!
Forum: Ride reports 05-01-2008, 08:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 557
Posted By ekkemu
Forum: Europe 04-07-2008, 05:51 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,967
Posted By ekkemu
Nice pics, keep 'em coming!

Nice pics, keep 'em coming!
Forum: Europe 04-07-2008, 05:15 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,967
Posted By ekkemu
Great ride! Taking presents to the children is a...

Great ride! Taking presents to the children is a very nice thing you did, congrats!

What tires do you have on?
Forum: Europe 03-26-2008, 01:08 AM
Replies: 284
Views: 39,845
Posted By ekkemu
Cluj Napoca / Baia Mare

Born in Baia Mare, currently in Cluj Napoca. Count me in :)
Forum: Thumpers 02-05-2008, 06:24 PM
Replies: 5,906
Views: 1,270,730
Posted By ekkemu
I just called them and they do not support this...

I just called them and they do not support this bike in the USA, so no parts from Yamaha for it.
Forum: Thumpers 02-05-2008, 06:07 PM
Replies: 5,906
Views: 1,270,730
Posted By ekkemu
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Forum: Thumpers 02-05-2008, 05:27 PM
Replies: 5,906
Views: 1,270,730
Posted By ekkemu
1. Hand guards any good bike store, try off road...

1. Hand guards any good bike store, try off road specialists, surf the net a little!
I actually did try. I even tried to mount some Acerbis hand guards on my handlebar, but they wont fit (even if...
Forum: Thumpers 02-05-2008, 03:42 PM
Replies: 5,906
Views: 1,270,730
Posted By ekkemu
I think the correct word for this is: Ignition...

I think the correct word for this is: Ignition switch
Forum: Thumpers 02-05-2008, 03:38 PM
Replies: 5,906
Views: 1,270,730
Posted By ekkemu
Accesories

Hi guys,

I own a XT 600 E from 2001 and would like to buy some accesories for my precious. I have no idea where to find them, or which will fit. If you have used any of this and know that they...
Forum: Ride reports 02-01-2008, 02:24 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,272
Posted By ekkemu
Yes you did :) I have no idea how to read that in...

Yes you did :) I have no idea how to read that in Romanian :P
Forum: Ride reports 02-01-2008, 02:21 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,272
Posted By ekkemu
Hmm, i think it is the first time I hear this...

Hmm, i think it is the first time I hear this attribute related to Romania :) Maybe because I am used to it ... But in Cluj there is NOT a dog problem. Maybe in Bucharest ... I don't know, I don't...
Forum: Ride reports 02-01-2008, 02:18 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,272
Posted By ekkemu
I don't know this yet. I know it will be in May,...

I don't know this yet. I know it will be in May, but other details ... not so far.
Forum: Ride reports 01-31-2008, 10:57 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,272
Posted By ekkemu
On the way home ... :(

On the way home ... :(
Forum: Ride reports 01-31-2008, 10:57 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,272
Posted By ekkemu
Morning of next day .... mmm, sleepy :)

Morning of next day .... mmm, sleepy :)
Forum: Ride reports 01-31-2008, 10:56 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,272
Posted By ekkemu
Back in the valley on the twisted road.

Back in the valley on the twisted road.
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