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Forum: Equipment 01-27-2015, 03:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 574
Posted By pingvin
Klim got some nice pants that are similar to mx...

Klim got some nice pants that are similar to mx pants but with Cordura so should take tarmac sliding OK (though not nearly as well as leather pants of course).

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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-27-2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 2,451
Views: 334,770
Posted By pingvin
Disassemble clutch adjuster

Bought aftermarket levers but must reuse some parts including the adjuster shown below. But don't know how to take it apart and afraid damaging anything if using to much force since part plastic.
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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-25-2015, 10:07 AM
Replies: 1,602
Views: 433,152
Posted By pingvin
Last part of 9km hill race :D <IFRAME...

Last part of 9km hill race :D

<IFRAME height=315 src="//www.youtube.com/embed/L_j71jkK6_Q" frameBorder=0 width=560 allowfullscreen></IFRAME>

Not very serious and for everyone, old and new...
Forum: Equipment 01-16-2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,518
Posted By pingvin
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=2576...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=25768968&postcount=82
Forum: Equipment 01-14-2015, 02:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,509
Posted By pingvin
Smartwool! (and heated soles if really cold) ...

Smartwool! (and heated soles if really cold)
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Forum: Equipment 01-04-2015, 02:16 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,492
Posted By pingvin
How warm is the W&S when not connected to...

How warm is the W&S when not connected to battery? Will it be as warm as any other softshell? Bit risky relying on battery alone for long trips away from civilisation.
Forum: Equipment 12-27-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,611
Posted By pingvin
Don't like the full hippo hands but ordered this...

Don't like the full hippo hands but ordered this from OBR. http://www.obradvgear.com/index.php/products/enduro-grip-mitt
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Forum: Equipment 12-27-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,403
Posted By pingvin
Maybe have to change my mind. Out riding today...

Maybe have to change my mind. Out riding today but heated grips didn't work. But even wearing medium warm gloves (hate those big bulky ones) I was still OK. But my home made cheapo hand guard...
Forum: Equipment 12-27-2014, 01:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,403
Posted By pingvin
Maybe obvious, but preferrably both. Takes 5min...

Maybe obvious, but preferrably both. Takes 5min taking guards off when summer if that's an issue.

But if had too choose, heated grips...just.

-13 degC / 8degF oustside...going riding :D
Forum: Equipment 12-25-2014, 02:48 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 16,122
Posted By pingvin
Maybe not:...

Maybe not: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=14746906&postcount=2

"Crashed hard in the Cosmo suit, this Oct in Moab, and walked away from it... Well, OK a few broken ribs from my arm...
Forum: Equipment 12-25-2014, 12:12 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 16,122
Posted By pingvin
The Astars A8 and the Leatt 5.5s have 360deg hard...

The Astars A8 and the Leatt 5.5s have 360deg hard shell rib protection. Others like the new Spidi Warror jacket and the Acerbis Cosmo Level 2 Protection jacket, covers partly, like half way around,...
Forum: Equipment 12-24-2014, 12:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,516
Posted By pingvin
Think the Fox bomber is cross between the Klim...

Think the Fox bomber is cross between the Klim Adventure and a normal MX glove. If riding a lot of tarmac/dual sport, the Adventure is probably a better/safer glove than the Bomber. Not convinced the...
Forum: Equipment 12-23-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 16,122
Posted By pingvin
42" around chest. Except for the back protector,...

42" around chest. Except for the back protector, the protectors were big enough, more the fabric that was tight (tighter than I like anyway).

Think I will get a pressure suit from another brand....
Forum: Equipment 12-23-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,516
Posted By pingvin
Fox Bomber

Very happy with Fox Bomber gloves. Feels lots more protective than MX gloves but still not stiff or bulky. Had pair for years and still almost as good as new.

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Forum: Equipment 12-23-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 16,122
Posted By pingvin
Leatt 5.5 Body protector

Ordered it from Revzilla and received it a week ago. Ordered it in Large according to height but was to small for me. Need to loose some weight but also to tight on arms and generally everywhere....
Forum: Vendors 12-16-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 924
Views: 172,865
Posted By pingvin
Spidi Warrior Jacket

Will the Warrior jacket interface well with Leatt neck brace?
Forum: Equipment 12-10-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 52,288
Posted By pingvin
Bullett proof

Litterally...

http://www.leatherman.com/on/demandware.store/Sites-leatherman-Site/en_US/Blog-ShowPost?p=130
Forum: Equipment 12-06-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 714
Posted By pingvin
Just ordered Leatt 5.5 body protector, not...

Just ordered Leatt 5.5 body protector, not received it yet but maybe a bit extreme/bulky for other than pure enduro? Will let you know when got it.

One big advantage is that assume will interface...
Forum: Equipment 12-04-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,340
Posted By pingvin
+1. My favourite gear ever! Takes zero space when...

+1. My favourite gear ever! Takes zero space when packed so always bring it along, also on travels when skiing and so on. And zero bulk so fits under even the tightest leather jacket. Like others...
Forum: Equipment 11-21-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,044
Posted By pingvin
Chain Pickle Chain Cleaner and Degreaser

http://www.webbikeworld.com/t2/chain-pickle/

Never tried it myself, use the s100 which works great but not cheap.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 11-16-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 779
Posted By pingvin
OK, thanks! Will look more into maps you mention.

OK, thanks! Will look more into maps you mention.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 11-09-2014, 01:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 779
Posted By pingvin
Had Quest and Zumo 550 and normally use gdb...

Had Quest and Zumo 550 and normally use gdb files. No big thing but convenient with Garmin if no special reason to use something else.

Would normally buy 390LM or 590LM but just wondering if the...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 11-07-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 779
Posted By pingvin
Garmin for South America

Planning a 2-3 month trip next year and need a New GPS anyway.

Should I go for the Montana line or the 390/590LM line? Or something else? Prefer garmin so can use all my old routes.
Forum: Thumpers 10-30-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 385
Posted By pingvin
OK, will try, thanks! (just changed another one...

OK, will try, thanks! (just changed another one last night...)
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-29-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 770
Views: 121,382
Posted By pingvin
Cool :clap

Cool :clap
Forum: Thumpers 10-29-2014, 02:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 385
Posted By pingvin
KTM - Light switch that works?

Changing light switch on my 2010 KTM530EXC several times a year and they're not that cheap. Trying to be careful when cleaning bike (not directing high pressure directly on switch) but suspect it's...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-20-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 22,166
Posted By pingvin
Sounds good. Used to have a superduke sold 3...

Sounds good. Used to have a superduke sold 3 years ago including extra wheel set for track days. Emailed buyer and he hadn't used them and was happy selling them back for same price ($600 including...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-19-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 22,166
Posted By pingvin
Perfect, thanks! Will a Superduke wheel...

Perfect, thanks!

Will a Superduke wheel with 320mm rotor fit without adapter or modifications using that bracket?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-18-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 22,166
Posted By pingvin
OK. have some thinking to do. Then...

OK. have some thinking to do.

Then there's the question if should use the 690SMC front wheel or Superduke wheel.

Snowing today so have some months to figure out what to do. (Not that...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-17-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 22,166
Posted By pingvin
Any information would be appreciated if anyone...

Any information would be appreciated if anyone knows more
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-17-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 22,166
Posted By pingvin
Actually got SMC forks as well and believe they...

Actually got SMC forks as well and believe they will fit on the SE so then it should all work out regarding brakes.

But then the geometry will be an issue with 21" as want to be able to swap...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-16-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 22,166
Posted By pingvin
Got complete 690 SMC brakes, that is, 320 rotor,...

Got complete 690 SMC brakes, that is, 320 rotor, caliper and master cylinder.

Any adapter brackets available so I can mount the radial caliper to my 950SE?
Forum: Equipment 10-10-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,576
Posted By pingvin
See both jacket and pants get great customer...

See both jacket and pants get great customer reviews at Revzilla. Also they've got all the colors now. Like the light jacket but maybe use a darkerpair of pants, black least adventur-ish?
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Forum: Equipment 10-04-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,110
Posted By pingvin
It' best to not delete those as then the finames...

It' best to not delete those as then the finames start counting from start again. So to avoid muliple files with same name, just keep the other files, doesn't take much space anyway.

Didn't know...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-04-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,232
Posted By pingvin
For me it's 100% twisties and 0% urban assualt :D

For me it's 100% twisties and 0% urban assualt :D
Forum: Equipment 10-02-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 16,122
Posted By pingvin
It gets worse, they've got a helmet that looks...

It gets worse, they've got a helmet that looks super cool...also literally. Also like the new elbow guard with tdf and hard Shell (got the soft one and like it a lot) and the knee brace (got the dual...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-02-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,232
Posted By pingvin
OK, sounds strange but believe you and also see...

OK, sounds strange but believe you and also see others report the same. Thanks.

BTW, for some reason got adventure rear wheel (was like that when bought it). Anyone want to swap so I get a SE...
Forum: Equipment 10-01-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 16,122
Posted By pingvin
...AND this for the hot days (also brand New)....

...AND this for the hot days (also brand New). First ever vest with integrated neck brace?

http://www.fc-moto.de/epages/fcm.sf/en_GB/?ObjectPath=/Shops/10207048/Products/Leatt-Fusion-30-Vest
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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-01-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,232
Posted By pingvin
Really? Thought the smaller front wheel would...

Really? Thought the smaller front wheel would make forks steeper and steering lighter but more unstable?

I was thinking opposite, that must drop forks through triple clamps to make it more...
Forum: Equipment 10-01-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 16,122
Posted By pingvin
...OR buy the New Leatt Body Protector 5.5 :D So...

...OR buy the New Leatt Body Protector 5.5 :D So New couldn't even find it on Leatts web site.

http://www.fc-moto.de/Leatt-Body-Protector-55

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