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Forum: Old's Cool Today, 07:44 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 25,768
Posted By Bongolia
Thanks Lucky, enjoying the thread and thanks for...

Thanks Lucky, enjoying the thread and thanks for your efforts.
Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 10:53 PM
Replies: 423
Views: 62,262
Posted By Bongolia
Is there any way of getting a larger tank on...

Is there any way of getting a larger tank on these bikes? It looks like the bodywork won't allow it and there isn't any aftermarket tank as far as I can tell.
Forum: Old's Cool 04-13-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 505
Posted By Bongolia
Thanks Mark, appreciated.

Thanks Mark, appreciated.
Forum: Old's Cool 04-12-2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 505
Posted By Bongolia
Ducati 900 SL 1994

Ducati 900 SL 1994 (Mk3) ~ 20K miles with some documentation, may have been clocked at some point as the numbers don't line up spot on?

I know these are basically the 900SS just a couple of...
Forum: Road warriors 04-12-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 554
Posted By Bongolia
Don't run it without changing the cam belts if it...

Don't run it without changing the cam belts if it has been sitting idle for a few years.
Forum: Ride reports 04-05-2014, 12:38 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,941
Posted By Bongolia
RIP Roger

RIP Roger
Forum: EMEA 04-04-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,106
Posted By Bongolia
Thanks Nomad Unfortunately had some bad news...

Thanks Nomad

Unfortunately had some bad news about a family member this week so this is being shelved until 2015.

'Entry deferred'
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,822
Posted By Bongolia
The Varadero has a good rep as a big 125 in the...

The Varadero has a good rep as a big 125 in the UK. Not sure how the plastics and tires would stand up to off road though.
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2014, 05:18 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,822
Posted By Bongolia
Thanks for the advice Bill, will take it on board.

Thanks for the advice Bill, will take it on board.
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,822
Posted By Bongolia
Looking for a free bike? Call me Charlie :lol3 ...

Looking for a free bike? Call me Charlie :lol3
No I wasn't.

The Van Van is an ideal bike apart from the tank size, which is 1.4 gallons. The rest of it is ideal, although build quality isn't up...
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,822
Posted By Bongolia
Small is good. Unfortunately they don't sell...

Small is good. Unfortunately they don't sell those in the UK
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,822
Posted By Bongolia
Wow. Where do I start with this one? How...

Wow. Where do I start with this one?

How about:

I guess with a name like BMWKTMrider, you're something of an expert in riding a 125 from the UK to Mongolia on a Rally. Either that or you're a...
Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,822
Posted By Bongolia
Thanks. Useful feedback.

Thanks. Useful feedback.
Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,822
Posted By Bongolia
Suzukis Marketing manager :lol3 The Honda...

Suzukis Marketing manager :lol3

The Honda XR125L looks ideal, I must say.
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,822
Posted By Bongolia
I'll be buying in the UK which gives me quite a...

I'll be buying in the UK which gives me quite a choice.

I was planning to do it on a Vanvan 125 but Suzuki have pissed me off.
...
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,822
Posted By Bongolia
No. 125 cc is a challenge. Anything else is a cop...

No. 125 cc is a challenge. Anything else is a cop out.
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,822
Posted By Bongolia
Delighted to. A 6000 mile trip from the UK to...

Delighted to. A 6000 mile trip from the UK to Mongolia carrying some stuff like a tent and soft luggage, maybe a rotopax etc.

Tarmac through Europe, various in Russia and dirt/desert in Mongolia.
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,822
Posted By Bongolia
Forum: Road warriors 03-26-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 970
Views: 89,421
Posted By Bongolia
If you come from the Walmart school of...

If you come from the Walmart school of Motorcycling Purchasing then maybe this bike isn't for you.
Forum: Road warriors 03-21-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 11,567
Posted By Bongolia
Awesome. Stealth fighter meets cruiser meets...

Awesome. Stealth fighter meets cruiser meets batmobile meets graphite turd shat out of a 50' robot.

A guy who has spent too long in his bedroom designed that.
Forum: Road warriors 03-17-2014, 03:35 AM
Replies: 970
Views: 89,421
Posted By Bongolia
It's a niche bike for individuals. There's...

It's a niche bike for individuals.

There's a lot of SR400's here in HK, they import them in from Japan and the locals have an SR400 club. You can buy cafe parts from Japan on line.

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Forum: Road warriors 03-14-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 970
Views: 89,421
Posted By Bongolia
:lol3

:lol3
Forum: Road warriors 03-12-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 970
Views: 89,421
Posted By Bongolia
Do you work for Enfield?

Do you work for Enfield?
Forum: Road warriors 03-12-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 970
Views: 89,421
Posted By Bongolia
I live in Hong Kong. Check my earlier posts....

I live in Hong Kong.

Check my earlier posts. Then eat your words. :lol3
Forum: Road warriors 03-12-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 970
Views: 89,421
Posted By Bongolia
It will be horrible at 90. This is a low...

It will be horrible at 90.

This is a low powered single cylinder with no balance shaft.

It has tons of charm but not tons of go. It's pretty oversquare so will be revvy but not have bags of...
Forum: Road warriors 03-10-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 970
Views: 89,421
Posted By Bongolia
It's a cult bike. It's made in Japan, where the...

It's a cult bike. It's made in Japan, where the yen is strong and manufacturing costs are higher. It will be a fun bike round town or for short rides. It has no electric start, because it hasn't had...
Forum: Equipment 03-10-2014, 02:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,105
Posted By Bongolia
Had a GF1 since they first came out, with a Pan...

Had a GF1 since they first came out, with a Pan 20mm and now have the 14mm too.

Excellent camera, images are sharp as anything I have ever used and it is a good size for travelling. The EVF is...
Forum: Road warriors 03-08-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 970
Views: 89,421
Posted By Bongolia
http://i123.photobucket.com/albums/o297/riches2004...

http://i123.photobucket.com/albums/o297/riches2004x/bikes/res10_zpsafaf51fb.jpg
Forum: EMEA 03-01-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,106
Posted By Bongolia
Well, the Ukraine part may be interesting.

Well, the Ukraine part may be interesting.
Forum: Road warriors 02-26-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,030
Posted By Bongolia
Functional. That bike weighs 50 kg less than the...

Functional. That bike weighs 50 kg less than the ER.
Forum: Road warriors 02-26-2014, 02:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,030
Posted By Bongolia
nice.

nice.
Forum: Road warriors 02-21-2014, 04:39 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 10,622
Posted By Bongolia
Lotus was never about power. It was about...

Lotus was never about power. It was about lightness and balance.

200 bhp in 150 kg? You'll need traction control and all the rest. Or you could just have a smaller engine, better suited to the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-08-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,621
Posted By Bongolia
There are several ruined, deserted or dying...

There are several ruined, deserted or dying settlements along the coast here. The youngsters migrated away from the subsistence existence and went off to seek their fortunes in Kowloon and HK. Here's...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-08-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,621
Posted By Bongolia
We dropped down to the beach and walked along the...

We dropped down to the beach and walked along the shore. Another jewel in the former colonies crown. View from the far end looking back:
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-08-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,621
Posted By Bongolia
No time to stop here, onwards. This is a 5 hour...

No time to stop here, onwards. This is a 5 hour sweat.

You skirt the beach and head off for the first big climb, 1000' straight up Sai Wan Shan. There's not a lot of shade and hard going
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-08-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,621
Posted By Bongolia
You can camp down here on the beach or in the...

You can camp down here on the beach or in the trees. Considering how packed HK is I'm always surprised at how unpacked these places are. Yesterday was a national holiday and this is as busy as it...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-08-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,621
Posted By Bongolia
Most see HK as the urban hi-rise shoreline of HK...

Most see HK as the urban hi-rise shoreline of HK island and Kowloon.

But the national parks are beautiful. To the east lies Sai Kun and the start of the MacLeHose trail.

Repost from t'farm:
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-04-2014, 04:20 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,621
Posted By Bongolia
like this? ...

like this?

http://i123.photobucket.com/albums/o297/riches2004x/a5_stitchres2_zpsc6944ba8.jpg

I gotta get a new set of pics, the bloody horizon screwed up in the stitching on that set. The...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-04-2014, 04:18 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,621
Posted By Bongolia
Spicy Fingers in Wan Chai? That might be Brown...

Spicy Fingers in Wan Chai? That might be Brown Sugar. Incredible cover band, I think they supported the Rolling Stones years back in HK. Saw them a couple of weeks ago. Spicys rotatethe bands every...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-04-2014, 04:17 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,621
Posted By Bongolia
Dude, got the red envelopes all ready to go...

Dude, got the red envelopes all ready to go tomorrow. Been off hiking for a couple of days. Want to see some pics of Sai Wan?
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