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Forum: Thumpers 12-28-2010, 03:58 AM
Replies: 2,443
Views: 379,418
Posted By Hammock dweller
Sorry about that Reggie. They're all mixed up...

Sorry about that Reggie. They're all mixed up with mine.

Credit where credit is due, great shot.
Forum: Thumpers 12-27-2010, 05:33 AM
Replies: 2,443
Views: 379,418
Posted By Hammock dweller
Here's a few pics of my 2007 Japanese spec XT250...

Here's a few pics of my 2007 Japanese spec XT250 Serow...

Outside a little Hobbit cabin in Sweden.

http://i691.photobucket.com/albums/vv275/doctor-emmett/IMG_3957.jpg

Mine and Reggie "The...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-07-2010, 03:56 AM
Replies: 9,763
Views: 3,773,543
Posted By Hammock dweller
Happy birthday Rivka from a not so sunny England.

Happy birthday Rivka from a not so sunny England.
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-06-2009, 09:41 AM
Replies: 9,763
Views: 3,773,543
Posted By Hammock dweller
Reading your RR was part of my morning ritual as...

Reading your RR was part of my morning ritual as I recovered from my bypass surgery. Your photo's of sunny CA were a breath of fresh air.

Keep writing and we'll keep reading wherever it is on...
Forum: Australia 04-20-2009, 03:02 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,147
Posted By Hammock dweller
You need to check out the minimilist touring...

You need to check out the minimilist touring thread before you buy the wrong bike! A 250 traily is what you need to get off the beaten track...
...
Forum: Australia 04-20-2009, 02:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,137
Posted By Hammock dweller
I had a '91 for 14 years and loved it. The...

I had a '91 for 14 years and loved it. The original 360 crank engines were smooth and torquey. There are lots of luggage solutions. If you're going to be doing a lot of touring just fit a Givi wing...
Forum: Europe 04-10-2009, 01:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 610
Posted By Hammock dweller
Uvex do make the BMW Enduro helmet but this shell...

Uvex do make the BMW Enduro helmet but this shell and visor look different. The BMW carbon helmet is 1000 so this one looks like a bargain!

I've had my Enduro helmet for 2 years and love it.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-09-2009, 09:32 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,810
Posted By Hammock dweller
If you're riding on well maintained gravel roads...

If you're riding on well maintained gravel roads like the one in your avatar then life is easy. You could ride a harley down there no problem. You can sit on the seat and don't need to do anything...
Forum: Equipment 01-10-2009, 11:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 899
Posted By Hammock dweller
I've had the normal Enduro helmet for a couple of...

I've had the normal Enduro helmet for a couple of years and it's brilliant. I'd love to save the 400 grams and go for the full carbon version but they reckon it'll cost 1000!! I'll stick with the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-04-2009, 03:29 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 32,483
Posted By Hammock dweller
I had a ride on one for about 50 miles and the...

I had a ride on one for about 50 miles and the fuel injection is the best I've come across. It feels just like a carb set up, honestly. My Tiger is good but not as totally snatch free as the Yam. The...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-31-2008, 01:45 PM
Replies: 4,169
Views: 590,865
Posted By Hammock dweller
Middlesbrough Transporter Bridge. One of the few...

Middlesbrough Transporter Bridge. One of the few left...

http://i210.photobucket.com/albums/bb165/doctor-hamish/RIMG0294.jpg

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Middlesbrough_Transporter_Bridge
Forum: Old's Cool 11-11-2008, 05:38 AM
Replies: 543
Views: 197,773
Posted By Hammock dweller
I saw this baby at a bike show a couple of weeks...

I saw this baby at a bike show a couple of weeks ago. Only it's mother could love it!

http://i210.photobucket.com/albums/bb165/doctor-hamish/2008_10180108.jpg

Moto morni Grannpasso 1200
...
Forum: Ride reports 11-06-2008, 02:53 AM
Replies: 2,052
Views: 423,394
Posted By Hammock dweller
Is Bacon going to miss Thanksgiving? All that...

Is Bacon going to miss Thanksgiving?
All that ham could be traumatic though.

I'm happy to show the porker around the Peak District. It would make sense to get him up north pretty quick before...
Forum: Thumpers 11-01-2008, 06:57 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 24,833
Posted By Hammock dweller
I spotted these beauties at the Stafford Classic...

I spotted these beauties at the Stafford Classic Show last weekend...

http://i210.photobucket.com/albums/bb165/doctor-hamish/2008_10180016-1.jpg
...
Forum: Thumpers 09-28-2008, 08:43 AM
Replies: 3,733
Views: 1,184,842
Posted By Hammock dweller
I was in Tamworth Yamaha a few days ago and they...

I was in Tamworth Yamaha a few days ago and they had a black one for 5195 on the road or a second hand white one with Yamaha panniers (1600 miles) for 4999. I guess there may be a few still around....
Forum: Thumpers 09-18-2008, 09:20 AM
Replies: 8,165
Views: 2,240,888
Posted By Hammock dweller
Thealien, they are simply British army gasmask...

Thealien, they are simply British army gasmask bags which cost 7 each from an army surplus shop. They aren't waterproof so I just put large plastic food containers inside, job done.

I used the...
Forum: Thumpers 09-17-2008, 06:23 AM
Replies: 8,165
Views: 2,240,888
Posted By Hammock dweller
North by North west: A highland adventure.

Me and my mate Reggie decided to brave the British summer weather and head north to the highlands of Scotland for a few days on the Serows.

Originally posted on XT225.com.
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-07-2008, 12:17 AM
Replies: 4,169
Views: 590,865
Posted By Hammock dweller
Bonny Scotland, 2 XT 250's and the bridge to the...

Bonny Scotland, 2 XT 250's and the bridge to the Isle of Skye.

http://i210.photobucket.com/albums/bb165/doctor-hamish/DSCF2769.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 07-02-2008, 02:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 669
Posted By Hammock dweller
The limey's Wild West Tour

I posted this on XT225.com but I thought I'd share it here...

Howdy folks after many months of waiting my odessey has finally begun. I picked up my shiny DR650 from AZRide in Phoenix the night...
Forum: Thumpers 05-25-2008, 02:16 AM
Replies: 8,165
Views: 2,240,888
Posted By Hammock dweller
tremor38, to answer your questions... The...

tremor38, to answer your questions...

The Givi is an E52 maxia. It looks huge on the little XT but when you have to cram all of your camping gear on the bike there is no substitute for cubic...
Forum: Equipment 04-23-2008, 06:03 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 52,922
Posted By Hammock dweller
Twotired I found it on Amazon.com ...

Twotired I found it on Amazon.com

http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_ss_sg?url=node%3D3400371&field-keywords=frosty+ridge+II
Forum: Equipment 04-23-2008, 05:23 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 52,922
Posted By Hammock dweller
I've got a camping trip AZ and CA next month. I...

I've got a camping trip AZ and CA next month. I got a few items at amazing prices with the $/ exchange rate at 2:1. How does a 3 litre camelback for $19.95 grab you?
Forum: Equipment 04-23-2008, 03:18 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 52,922
Posted By Hammock dweller
This is my new baby. Waiting for me in Phoenix....

This is my new baby. Waiting for me in Phoenix. Only $69. With this and the HH I should have all bases covered.
http://i210.photobucket.com/albums/bb165/doctor-hamish/p3497156dt.jpg
Columbia frosty...
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2008, 01:36 PM
Replies: 8,165
Views: 2,240,888
Posted By Hammock dweller
Yes they're expensive but so are new bikes! I got...

Yes they're expensive but so are new bikes! I got it in the sales and got the footprint extra groundsheet thrown in so it was a good deal for a hilleberg at 400 all in. You can get a good quality...
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2008, 10:27 AM
Replies: 8,165
Views: 2,240,888
Posted By Hammock dweller
The tent is a Hillerberg Nallo GT 2. It's only...

The tent is a Hillerberg Nallo GT 2. It's only 2.5 kgs and has plenty of room for your gear and you can cook in the vestibule as it has propper ventilation. They're not cheap but you get what you pay...
Forum: Equipment 04-14-2008, 12:46 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 52,922
Posted By Hammock dweller
Well as my name would suggest I've got a hammock....

Well as my name would suggest I've got a hammock. A HH asym with the large tarp and snake skins. The snake skins are superb and I'm thinking of getting a set for the tarp too. It makes setting up ...
Forum: Australia 04-13-2008, 02:57 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 7,879
Posted By Hammock dweller
Are you sure they have flush dunnys in Oz? ...

Are you sure they have flush dunnys in Oz?
http://i210.photobucket.com/albums/bb165/doctor-hamish/_toilet.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2008, 02:49 AM
Replies: 8,165
Views: 2,240,888
Posted By Hammock dweller
Spidennis, Ha ha, Hanging in -5c you'd be like a...

Spidennis, Ha ha, Hanging in -5c you'd be like a side of beef in the freezer. My hammock hangin' is definately a summer occupation!
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2008, 06:13 AM
Replies: 8,165
Views: 2,240,888
Posted By Hammock dweller
Operation Serow. A tour of the Normandy beaches

I posted this on XT225.com but thought I'd share it here.

I had the week booked off for a camping trip and decided that as it was really early in the season and the further south I went the...
Forum: Ride reports 03-02-2008, 01:42 AM
Replies: 2,052
Views: 423,394
Posted By Hammock dweller
Well done Bacon. :clap You're route looks a...

Well done Bacon. :clap
You're route looks a good one. I'll be following it in June on my way from Phoenix to San Simeon to see Hurst Castle. Now that's a nice little place to rest for a travel...
Forum: Europe 02-22-2008, 06:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,371
Posted By Hammock dweller
I did this route last September. Channel ferry,...

I did this route last September. Channel ferry, first night in Holland. Then the Puttgarden ferry, malmo bridge, Sweden into Norway and return from Bergen. Sweet trip but you end up blasting through...
Forum: Beasts 02-20-2008, 04:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 860
Posted By Hammock dweller
I've had the original pilot roads, pilot road...

I've had the original pilot roads, pilot road 2ct's and now 021's. I can't tell the difference between any of them. I live in hope of finding a tyre that'll last more than 8k. My advice is get the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2008, 04:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,104
Posted By Hammock dweller
You should have bolted the Radio flyer on there!...

You should have bolted the Radio flyer on there! Now that would have looked cool.:lol3 :lol3 :lol3
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-12-2008, 12:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 902
Posted By Hammock dweller
RIP dude. There, but for the grace of god, go...

RIP dude.
There, but for the grace of god, go I.
One year on from my heart attack I try to live every day like I mean it.
Forum: Thumpers 02-07-2008, 04:03 AM
Replies: 8,165
Views: 2,240,888
Posted By Hammock dweller
The XT225 has an 8 litre tank which is about 2 US...

The XT225 has an 8 litre tank which is about 2 US gallons. It'll do 80 mpg so the range is a quite impressive 160 miles. 140 before reserve. The new XT250 has a 10 litre tank and similar mpg. I...
Forum: Thumpers 02-05-2008, 12:15 AM
Replies: 11,305
Views: 1,699,350
Posted By Hammock dweller
Dirtcheap, it's difficult for someone this side...

Dirtcheap, it's difficult for someone this side of the pond to give you advice on riding in your type of traffic but generally treat everyone as if they're driving under the influence, have really...
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2008, 05:40 AM
Replies: 8,165
Views: 2,240,888
Posted By Hammock dweller
Nice one Nick. You just need to fit a loud...

Nice one Nick. You just need to fit a loud dualtone horn now to ward off those women drivers. Let the farckling begin. :D
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-13-2008, 11:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,119
Posted By Hammock dweller
I've done 15k on my Tiger1050 this year and loved...

I've done 15k on my Tiger1050 this year and loved every one. At the TT it was a sportsbike and on the gravel it was a dual sport. It does everything well. But... It's quite tall and heavy when...
Forum: Thumpers 01-10-2008, 05:10 PM
Replies: 11,305
Views: 1,699,350
Posted By Hammock dweller
I did the 2 1/2 turn carb mod on my XT250 today....

I did the 2 1/2 turn carb mod on my XT250 today. It starts a lot easier than before and comes off the choke a lot quicker. It was set at 1 3/4 turns out and the extra 3/4 turn has made all the...
Forum: Equipment 01-10-2008, 02:46 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,320
Posted By Hammock dweller
My current brew is from Sulawessi. I think that's...

My current brew is from Sulawessi. I think that's an island in the pacific somewhere. They deliver by dugout canoe so the beans are probably older than 3 - 5 days.
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