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Forum: Europe 06-10-2011, 01:48 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 27,247
Posted By Andy G
Start problems

Hi Luis,

we started today just to recognize after a few km on the motorway that the trailer was slowly killing my old car. We turned around, unloaded the bikes and rearranged our luggage. Now...
Forum: Beasts 05-25-2011, 01:06 AM
Replies: 14,165
Views: 5,080,340
Posted By Andy G
ah, that seems to be the new version... I'm using...

ah, that seems to be the new version... I'm using Joergs voltmeter for some years now on my AT and it just simply does it's job. Not distracting you from riding by reading some small numbers but a...
Forum: Beasts 05-24-2011, 05:09 AM
Replies: 14,165
Views: 5,080,340
Posted By Andy G
yeah, that's the problem with this forum, you get...

yeah, that's the problem with this forum, you get help so fast that you really need to hurry if you want to contribute :rofl

have fun,

Andy
Forum: Beasts 05-24-2011, 05:04 AM
Replies: 14,165
Views: 5,080,340
Posted By Andy G
Hi Peter, it depends how precise it should...

Hi Peter,

it depends how precise it should be. For best precision connect it directly to the battery and insert a relay in between. The relay may be triggered by head or rear light or even the...
Forum: Europe 05-24-2011, 01:53 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 27,247
Posted By Andy G
Hi Luis, thanks again for organizing all...

Hi Luis,

thanks again for organizing all that. Sounds good to me. Your cell number is still the same as last year?

PM recieved and answered :D

Cheers, Andy
Forum: Europe 05-23-2011, 07:15 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 27,247
Posted By Andy G
ohoh.... sorry for the chaos, as I said, too much...

ohoh.... sorry for the chaos, as I said, too much going on at the same time at the moment...
I hope we'll make it Sat (11.) evening, it's 2.300km and I can only do 80km/h (ok, that's 100 on the...
Forum: Europe 05-23-2011, 02:15 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 27,247
Posted By Andy G
Hi Luis, sorry for the delay in replaying, I...

Hi Luis,

sorry for the delay in replaying, I got a new job with less time for the internets, Andrea has moved into my house and we are busy restoring her apartment....

But everything is still...
Forum: Beasts 05-11-2011, 08:19 AM
Replies: 14,165
Views: 5,080,340
Posted By Andy G
C'mon, I learned it from you! I just had the...

C'mon, I learned it from you! I just had the better sand :D

Great pics!

Cheers, Andy

http://www.agrimm.net/reisen/tunesien_2009/img/0650_tun-2009.jpg

Chot el Djerid, Tunesia 2009
Forum: Beasts 04-05-2011, 04:44 AM
Replies: 14,165
Views: 5,080,340
Posted By Andy G
Find out how much longer the KTM forks are. Rise...

Find out how much longer the KTM forks are. Rise the rear the same amount. 1cm on the shock gives approximately 3cm in the rear (AFAIK all models RD03, 04, 07(a) and even PD06). I would not recommend...
Forum: Beasts 04-04-2011, 11:54 PM
Replies: 14,165
Views: 5,080,340
Posted By Andy G
The KTM forks are longer than the AT forks....

The KTM forks are longer than the AT forks. You'll have to lift the rear end too. Have a look at the shorter prolink leaver that inmate Diskow was talking about a few posts earlier. Could be the...
Forum: Beasts 03-31-2011, 06:30 AM
Replies: 14,165
Views: 5,080,340
Posted By Andy G
I haven't tried it myself, just my 2cents: ...

I haven't tried it myself, just my 2cents:
mechanically it could fit if you find a place where to put the reservoir. On the other side the prolink geometry of the RD07 differs from the PD06, so you...
Forum: Beasts 03-31-2011, 06:12 AM
Replies: 17,395
Views: 5,183,072
Posted By Andy G
I usually carry a rather large toolkit with me. I...

I usually carry a rather large toolkit with me. I hardly used it on my own bike, but good to be able to keep a group running.

- complete set of wrenches, one end open, other end round from 8 to...
Forum: Beasts 03-25-2011, 04:13 AM
Replies: 14,165
Views: 5,080,340
Posted By Andy G
No problem, fairings can stay on the bike if you...

No problem, fairings can stay on the bike if you work with care. Putting the tank back on is a bit more tricky but still works.

Cheers, Andy
Forum: Europe 03-25-2011, 03:57 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 27,247
Posted By Andy G
Hi Timpo! Looking forward to see you...

Hi Timpo!

Looking forward to see you again... so the beers will become empty, broken clutches and bearings fixed and everything will be fine :D :freaky

Cheers, Andy
Forum: Europe 03-23-2011, 11:40 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 27,247
Posted By Andy G
Hi Luis and friends! After some PMs with...

Hi Luis and friends!

After some PMs with Luis all obstacles seem to be cleared. So, please count us in.

Participants list:

# - Name (country) - Bike - Option (Vap, SCO or whatever...)

...
Forum: Beasts 02-16-2011, 08:06 AM
Replies: 485
Views: 159,272
Posted By Andy G
For me it was a big surprise how sturdy they are....

For me it was a big surprise how sturdy they are. They survived several low speed offroad crashes with just a few scratches. They came with the bike so my GF decided to use them.


Cheers, Andy
Forum: Beasts 02-16-2011, 02:41 AM
Replies: 17,395
Views: 5,183,072
Posted By Andy G
resin wanted

I know it's not TA specific, but does anyone know of a fuel resistant resin or glue to fix my GFK (fiberglass) tank? I'm looking for something cheaper or smaller quantity than what is offered thru...
Forum: Beasts 02-16-2011, 02:20 AM
Replies: 485
Views: 159,272
Posted By Andy G
favorites from last years travel to the arctic circle, Norway

My GFs TA:

http://www.agrimm.net/images/foren/scandinavia_2010/skandinavien_1080.jpg




http://www.agrimm.net/images/foren/scandinavia_2010/skandinavien_1120.jpg
Forum: Beasts 02-15-2011, 01:49 AM
Replies: 17,395
Views: 5,183,072
Posted By Andy G
be prepared that all the bearings inside the...

be prepared that all the bearings inside the ProLink are rusty and need replacement.
backfire when decelerating is quite normal on many TAs, I decided to just live with it.
Sorry, can't help with...
Forum: Beasts 01-31-2011, 05:39 AM
Replies: 14,165
Views: 5,080,340
Posted By Andy G
First, thanks to everybody for their nice...

First, thanks to everybody for their nice comments.



She likes this bike, it was her choice to buy exactly this one. I tried hard not to influence her too much. She was looking for a reliable...
Forum: Beasts 01-30-2011, 08:38 AM
Replies: 17,395
Views: 5,183,072
Posted By Andy G
320mm discs including the adapter are available...

320mm discs including the adapter are available for all TAs with one disc through http://www.he-motorradtechnik.de/ . AFAIK it's the only one in Europe.

Cheers, Andy
Forum: Beasts 01-30-2011, 05:26 AM
Replies: 17,395
Views: 5,183,072
Posted By Andy G
Trip to the Arcitc Circle, TA point of view...

As posted on the AT thread, here are some more pics of my GF's TA on our trip last year up to the Polar Circle and back.

http://www.agrimm.net/images/foren/scandinavia_2010/skandinavien_0210.jpg
...
Forum: Beasts 01-28-2011, 07:53 AM
Replies: 14,165
Views: 5,080,340
Posted By Andy G
Some pics from last years trip up to the polar circle...

... 8.500km, Germany, Denmark, Sweden, Norway and back, 3 weeks. My girlfriens first bike trip. The first trip of her new to her Transalp (TA pics will appear in the TA thread), her first time riding...
Forum: Beasts 01-26-2011, 03:36 AM
Replies: 14,165
Views: 5,080,340
Posted By Andy G
Any vaccum pump will do, you can find them used...

Any vaccum pump will do, you can find them used from TDMs, Teneres, early 640 KTMs and many others. Their biggest disadvantage: if your engine stalls when moving slowly, eg. in dense Athens traffic,...
Forum: Beasts 01-25-2011, 11:58 PM
Replies: 14,165
Views: 5,080,340
Posted By Andy G
+1 on the fuel pump. You can loosen all...

+1 on the fuel pump.

You can loosen all hoses and use the fuel filter to connect them directly (At least on RD07(a)s).

Remove the pump, open the black cover and have a close look on the...
Forum: Beasts 01-19-2011, 06:55 AM
Replies: 14,165
Views: 5,080,340
Posted By Andy G
AFAIK they are for letting the air out (at least...

AFAIK they are for letting the air out (at least that's what I use them for).

It's also said that you can add up to 1 bar of pressure to support the forks, but how to make sure you got the same...
Forum: Australia 01-19-2011, 05:22 AM
Replies: 2,884
Views: 356,793
Posted By Andy G
Hi Dan, nice to see that a pic of my GFs...

Hi Dan,

nice to see that a pic of my GFs bike even made it to Australia, we're still hoping we could do that trip one day in person.

She bought the bike last year in late spring, we just...
Forum: Beasts 01-19-2011, 05:10 AM
Replies: 14,165
Views: 5,080,340
Posted By Andy G
sorry, I don't know anything yet, just rumors... ...

sorry, I don't know anything yet, just rumors...
Follow the European section here on the forum, it should come up in the next months.

Cheers, Andy
Forum: Beasts 01-19-2011, 04:06 AM
Replies: 14,165
Views: 5,080,340
Posted By Andy G
1. remove the shock, adjust the preload, put it...

1. remove the shock, adjust the preload, put it back, same as on the RD07. (the little screw on the RD07 won't adjust the preload but the damping, I don't know if it exists on the RD04)

2. none
...
Forum: Beasts 01-19-2011, 03:47 AM
Replies: 17,395
Views: 5,183,072
Posted By Andy G
Hi Dan, fine with me, just state it's the...

Hi Dan,

fine with me, just state it's the little black one, my GF's bike :D. Ran like a champ on this years trip up to the Polar Circle, 8.500km in three weeks. Was her first longer trip on a...
Forum: Beasts 12-07-2010, 12:09 AM
Replies: 17,395
Views: 5,183,072
Posted By Andy G
Sorry, too far away from my hometown. But if you...

Sorry, too far away from my hometown. But if you need somebody talking / translating to them via phone I could help.

Cheers, Andy
Forum: Europe 12-06-2010, 05:30 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,249
Posted By Andy G
Now this is good news! I was afraid the idea had...

Now this is good news! I was afraid the idea had already died.

Cheers, Andy
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-13-2010, 01:22 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,295
Posted By Andy G
:clap THX for posting nice pics!

:clap THX for posting nice pics!
Forum: Ride reports 09-08-2010, 04:13 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,572
Posted By Andy G
Peter! nice to see you had the fun you were...

Peter!

nice to see you had the fun you were looking for, sad to hear about the trusty Transalp!

Cheers, Andy
Forum: Beasts 08-26-2010, 12:07 AM
Replies: 17,395
Views: 5,183,072
Posted By Andy G
As far as I understood it was just two bigger...

As far as I understood it was just two bigger spacers between the racks and the bike frame. He wanted to reach the same goal as you: same pannier setup with the puk-like fixing kit for more than one...
Forum: Beasts 08-25-2010, 02:55 AM
Replies: 17,395
Views: 5,183,072
Posted By Andy G
They are meant for the newer TAs but can be made...

They are meant for the newer TAs but can be made fitting to the old PD06 model. Carlo (www.reiseenduro.de) did it with some additional spacers.

Cheers, Andy
Forum: Beasts 08-12-2010, 01:20 AM
Replies: 14,165
Views: 5,080,340
Posted By Andy G
Hi Luca, it's this one: ...

Hi Luca,

it's this one:

http://www.louis.de/shop/img250/10034835_870_FR03_09.JPG

Cheers, Andy
Forum: Beasts 08-11-2010, 06:05 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 31,403
Posted By Andy G
great project! I'm in... :lurk Cheers, Andy

great project! I'm in... :lurk

Cheers, Andy
Forum: Beasts 08-11-2010, 05:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 749
Posted By Andy G
Hi Reuben, I've been using Givi-, Hepcko-...

Hi Reuben,

I've been using Givi-, Hepcko- and Touratech racks with alloy panniers by Daerr Munich. The boxes are simple and cheap. My first set is still alive after 15 years of abuse. Among the...
Forum: Beasts 08-11-2010, 05:13 AM
Replies: 14,165
Views: 5,080,340
Posted By Andy G
Since Hardheader is away now for 2 weeks and I...

Since Hardheader is away now for 2 weeks and I helped rebuilding the bike after the crash in Tunesia I think I'm free to answer your question :D

He's using a Koso on a self made panel. He kept the...
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