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Forum: Thumpers 07-10-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,667
Posted By Adventure boy
Anyone still got one of these ??

Anyone still got one of these ??
Forum: Thumpers 07-08-2014, 01:35 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 221
Posted By Adventure boy
Honda FMX 650 ???

Hi Guys is there a FMX 650 thread if so would someone be kind enough to point me in the right direction
Thanks
Rob
Forum: Beasts 06-12-2014, 01:17 AM
Replies: 2,102
Views: 551,729
Posted By Adventure boy
Ive owned 2 of these now they are fantastic...

Ive owned 2 of these now they are fantastic bikes, mega reliable unbreakable, strong engine, solid handling, lots of farkles available, BUT !! in my experience they just don't have the X Factor its...
Forum: Beasts 05-08-2014, 02:17 AM
Replies: 5,155
Views: 844,462
Posted By Adventure boy
What the hell 300,000 miles ??

What the hell
300,000 miles ??
Forum: Beasts 05-01-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 5,155
Views: 844,462
Posted By Adventure boy
As posted on the Explorer web site My Tex is...

As posted on the Explorer web site My Tex is fully farkled now with the following
LED spots
Panniers
Heated Grips
Stebel Air horns
Handguards
Top box plate and wiring
Top Box
Arrow End can...
Forum: Beasts 04-06-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 5,155
Views: 844,462
Posted By Adventure boy
If you go through my posts youll see that ive had...

If you go through my posts youll see that ive had every Adventure type bike out there apart from the Multistrada that was described by the dealer as fragile!! and the 1190 Ktm which seems to be a...
Forum: Beasts 04-05-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 5,155
Views: 844,462
Posted By Adventure boy
Just gone and done it after owning a Tiger...

Just gone and done it after owning a Tiger Explorer with the head problems I bailed forseeing the bike was going to be worthless once the word got out!! (how wrong was I) went for a Crosstourer...
Forum: Beasts 03-26-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 2,102
Views: 551,729
Posted By Adventure boy
Ok Ive got the Givi Airflow as you can see and...

Ok Ive got the Givi Airflow as you can see and just ordered the wind deflector kit, Im away to Austria on the 2nd of May so im hoping with the screen and that combined will be the answer
Forum: Beasts 03-26-2014, 01:04 AM
Replies: 2,102
Views: 551,729
Posted By Adventure boy
Thank you thats beyond me :rofl

Thank you thats beyond me :rofl
Forum: Beasts 03-25-2014, 03:42 AM
Replies: 2,102
Views: 551,729
Posted By Adventure boy
LOL Im in Romford Essex, the screen is SOOOOOOO...

LOL Im in Romford Essex, the screen is SOOOOOOO much better than stock, especially on the motorway now 80-90 cruising is no probs
the Exhaust is a Pipe Worx tri oval Titanium, I covered it in...
Forum: Beasts 03-25-2014, 01:01 AM
Replies: 2,102
Views: 551,729
Posted By Adventure boy
Thanks And thanks to whoever turned it the...

Thanks

And thanks to whoever turned it the right way round,:rofl
Forum: Beasts 03-24-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 2,102
Views: 551,729
Posted By Adventure boy
Heres my new bike sporting some farkles <a...

Heres my new bike sporting some farkles

<a href="http://s225.photobucket.com/user/khanippp/media/photonew_zps1f8d2611.jpg.html" target="_blank"><img...
Forum: Beasts 03-17-2014, 04:24 AM
Replies: 2,102
Views: 551,729
Posted By Adventure boy
There must be, albeit it was serviced last...

There must be, albeit it was serviced last monday!! its only done 3500 miles as well, Mystory
Mine is manual with decent end can and although not yet run in but it does haul, compaired to the 1200GS...
Forum: Beasts 03-17-2014, 03:20 AM
Replies: 2,102
Views: 551,729
Posted By Adventure boy
Didnt really feel like it Twinrider it was very...

Didnt really feel like it Twinrider it was very reluctant to lift its front wheel in first, where the CT with the traction off its unavoidable !!
Forum: Beasts 03-17-2014, 03:17 AM
Replies: 2,102
Views: 551,729
Posted By Adventure boy
Thats weird I swopped over with a mate...

Thats weird
I swopped over with a mate yesterday who has an S10 and he was so impressed with the CT he phoned me last night to see where I got mine so he could get a trade in price, he said the CT...
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2013, 08:09 AM
Replies: 6,324
Views: 823,072
Posted By Adventure boy
Im Using TKC80 Rear and Mt21 front the combo has...

Im Using TKC80 Rear and Mt21 front the combo has worked for me for years in all types of riding conditions :D
Forum: Thumpers 11-13-2013, 12:35 AM
Replies: 6,324
Views: 823,072
Posted By Adventure boy
Ive got a 2012 R1200GS Rallye and a 2012 Sertao...

Ive got a 2012 R1200GS Rallye and a 2012 Sertao and must admit they do compliment each other really well that coupled with the 600 Silverwing scoot I think ive got a bike for all occasions :evil
Forum: Thumpers 11-12-2013, 01:00 AM
Replies: 6,324
Views: 823,072
Posted By Adventure boy
I didnt use any brackets just positioned it...

I didnt use any brackets just positioned it between the head and the shock adjuster and secured it with 2 cable ties, took 10 mins to do and is very secure can post a pic if anyones interested
Rob
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2013, 11:52 PM
Replies: 6,324
Views: 823,072
Posted By Adventure boy
BMW alpine white Rattle cans, Took off screen...

BMW alpine white Rattle cans,
Took off screen give a good key with 1000 wed and dry paper dried it off primed it with grey plastic primer left it for a couple of hours, rubbed it down again with...
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2013, 11:04 AM
Replies: 6,324
Views: 823,072
Posted By Adventure boy
Did Dakar sticker on screen and fitted some...

Did Dakar sticker on screen and fitted some re-inforced white handguards over the weekend also relocated the Regulator/Rectifier out the way of the water spray for the impending offroading river...
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2013, 04:18 AM
Replies: 6,324
Views: 823,072
Posted By Adventure boy
My Bike was lowered when I got it, it had a Std...

My Bike was lowered when I got it, it had a Std G650 GS rear shock and the forks were dropped by 2"
It was a pain to replace the rear shock would have been easier with the lowering Brackets
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2013, 04:00 AM
Replies: 6,324
Views: 823,072
Posted By Adventure boy
5 foot 10 and I dont look through it at all !!...

5 foot 10 and I dont look through it at all !! the only time I do is when doing a wheelie then it is a pain lol
Forum: Thumpers 11-03-2013, 11:55 PM
Replies: 6,324
Views: 823,072
Posted By Adventure boy
Yes Rattle cans BMW Alpine white, Plastic Primer...

Yes Rattle cans BMW Alpine white, Plastic Primer then paint then a shed load of Polishing
Must say it really doesnt restrict the view if your that short that you look through the std screen how do...
Forum: Thumpers 11-01-2013, 09:55 AM
Replies: 6,324
Views: 823,072
Posted By Adventure boy
You only need to remove the tank top cover...

You only need to remove the tank top cover (Battery Cover) and the left hand tank side panel to drain the oil tank

The petrol tank itself doesnt need to be touched the only time Ive needed to...
Forum: Thumpers 11-01-2013, 06:41 AM
Replies: 6,324
Views: 823,072
Posted By Adventure boy
Got a blue Dakar logo to go on it as well which...

Got a blue Dakar logo to go on it as well which might look better !!
http://i225.photobucket.com/albums/dd90/khanippp/photoh_zpscc18a670.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 11-01-2013, 06:38 AM
Replies: 6,324
Views: 823,072
Posted By Adventure boy
Did the screen on the Sertao in white rather than...

Did the screen on the Sertao in white rather than black to give it a differant look ??

http://i225.photobucket.com/albums/dd90/khanippp/photoi_zpse98b7d7c.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 10-17-2013, 03:11 AM
Replies: 6,324
Views: 823,072
Posted By Adventure boy
Does anyone know what the difference between the...

Does anyone know what the difference between the Sertao and the Husqvana TR650 engines are
Just read an article that says the TR650 is 58 BHP and revs to 8K is this an ECU thing or cams throttle...
Forum: Thumpers 10-15-2013, 12:04 AM
Replies: 6,324
Views: 823,072
Posted By Adventure boy
Mine sounded like an electric lawnmower until I...

Mine sounded like an electric lawnmower until I fitted the single exhaust now it sounds like a 650 single :D
Forum: Thumpers 10-10-2013, 06:46 AM
Replies: 6,324
Views: 823,072
Posted By Adventure boy
Anyone know if theres a cheap vendor on ebay for...

Anyone know if theres a cheap vendor on ebay for short Pazzo type levers for the sertao, ive bought some for other bikes they are about 25-30
thats what im looking for
Forum: Thumpers 10-09-2013, 04:12 PM
Replies: 6,324
Views: 823,072
Posted By Adventure boy
Even when ive had bikes with ABS that don't turn...

Even when ive had bikes with ABS that don't turn off 700 transalp or that do KTM 990 ive rigged up a switch to turn the ABS off for when I go out off roading Ive tried it with the ABS and its not for...
Forum: Thumpers 10-09-2013, 01:12 AM
Replies: 6,324
Views: 823,072
Posted By Adventure boy
Exactly why I searched and found a non ABS model...

Exactly why I searched and found a non ABS model !!
Forum: Thumpers 10-07-2013, 02:35 PM
Replies: 6,324
Views: 823,072
Posted By Adventure boy
Thanks mate is the front sprocket the same as the...

Thanks mate is the front sprocket the same as the std 650 GS one ?
Forum: Thumpers 10-07-2013, 12:42 PM
Replies: 6,324
Views: 823,072
Posted By Adventure boy
Guys what size are the standard Sertao sprockets...

Guys what size are the standard Sertao sprockets im thinking of going one tooth down on the front has anyone tried this
Thanks
Rob
Forum: Thumpers 10-05-2013, 01:10 PM
Replies: 6,324
Views: 823,072
Posted By Adventure boy
Red looks nice what are the forks off ?

Red looks nice what are the forks off ?
Forum: Thumpers 10-03-2013, 03:22 AM
Replies: 6,324
Views: 823,072
Posted By Adventure boy
So Really are the only Issues with the Bike the...

So Really are the only Issues with the Bike the Battery and Hot starting
Mine has been fine on hot starting and think that was addressed by ther proir owner
I was unlucky with having to renew the...
Forum: Thumpers 10-02-2013, 05:32 AM
Replies: 6,324
Views: 823,072
Posted By Adventure boy
Fiep What was the cause of your break downs...

Fiep

What was the cause of your break downs ??
Forum: Thumpers 09-25-2013, 11:06 AM
Replies: 6,324
Views: 823,072
Posted By Adventure boy
Good call :clap

Good call :clap
Forum: Thumpers 09-25-2013, 12:01 AM
Replies: 6,324
Views: 823,072
Posted By Adventure boy
Id also be interested in the additional tank...

Id also be interested in the additional tank looking forward to seeing the Prototype and Prices
Forum: Thumpers 09-24-2013, 11:57 PM
Replies: 6,324
Views: 823,072
Posted By Adventure boy
NO probs theres allways room for another

NO probs theres allways room for another
Forum: Thumpers 09-24-2013, 01:35 PM
Replies: 6,324
Views: 823,072
Posted By Adventure boy
Hi Kim Im actually in Romford Essex and ride...

Hi Kim Im actually in Romford Essex and ride Essex and Hartford lanes normally, do Thetford for a long day and then Wales and Salisbury for decent Weekends your more than welcome to come along on a...
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