ADVrider

Go Back   ADVrider > Search Forums
User Name
Password
Register Inmates Photos Site Rules Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Showing results 1 to 40 of 500
Search took 0.06 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: DakarBlues
Forum: Beasts 06-30-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 13,728
Views: 4,734,259
Posted By DakarBlues
Exhaust OK, longer pipe needed

Exhaust is OK, just onger pipe needed.

Also, please scrub the powder coat from the swingarm , it's a crime to hide such a nice piece of forged aluminum.
Forum: Beasts 06-07-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 1,319
Views: 288,538
Posted By DakarBlues
Weight loss

I think it is possible.
In the 90s, Cagiva had the 900 Elefant weight in at 186 kg with an oil-cooled old fabrication engine, even the Africa Twin RD03 was at 192 kg.
At the same time the lightest...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-15-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 35,200
Posted By DakarBlues
Now I know where the OSSA Enduro bodywork came...

Now I know where the OSSA Enduro bodywork came from.

Beautiful.
Forum: Beasts 05-15-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 13,728
Views: 4,734,259
Posted By DakarBlues
N.B. The plastic top of the rack is shared by...

N.B. The plastic top of the rack is shared by XLR and XLM 600.
It shouldn't be difficult to find though.
Forum: Beasts 05-11-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 13,728
Views: 4,734,259
Posted By DakarBlues
As a side note the NXR only had a kick starter,...

As a side note the NXR only had a kick starter, that saved 6 or 7 kg off a starter motor.

At that time the big dual sports were not that heavy, the Cagiva 900 ie (normal fork, one disk) was the...
Forum: Beasts 05-08-2014, 11:19 PM
Replies: 1,319
Views: 288,538
Posted By DakarBlues
shape of the skidplate

Sure the skidplate won't be like that.
Honda is extrapolating with the NC700X and NC750X motor architecture, we then can expect to find a cat converter right at the exhaust manifold, making for a...
Forum: Beasts 04-19-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 13,728
Views: 4,734,259
Posted By DakarBlues
please don't hide that beautiful engine

PLease don't hide that beautiful engine, paint the headers red, "rosso"
Forum: Beasts 04-19-2014, 12:11 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,172
Posted By DakarBlues
If too windy, get holed up in some motel.

St-Louis, MO to BUffalo, NY and back between 03/09/09 and 03/12/09
<hr style="color:#575757; background-color:#575757" size="1"> I was bone-headed enough to go to...
Forum: Beasts 11-30-2013, 05:28 PM
Replies: 13,728
Views: 4,734,259
Posted By DakarBlues
Giraffes? Lions in tow!

Isn't it that when giraffes are in sight, lions are not far behind?
Keep one hand on the throttle my friend!
Forum: Orange Crush 05-27-2013, 09:46 PM
Replies: 642
Views: 196,399
Posted By DakarBlues
upload video to youtube

Mikael,

could you please upload your video to youtube?
Tried to download it from smugsmug to no avail..
Thank you.
Forum: Orange Crush 05-27-2013, 03:06 PM
Replies: 642
Views: 196,399
Posted By DakarBlues
Reminds me of the Dakar finish line seashore...

Reminds me of the Dakar finish line seashore where I used to go for a run in the sand dunes every week-end. A 160 miles of pristine beach with no Agenda 21 booklet wielding United Nations official to...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-27-2013, 02:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 615
Posted By DakarBlues
rekeying gas cap

Broke mine twice when I still had my 950.
Remove the broken one and take it with the new one to the closest locksmith, they would rekey it for 10 or 15 dollars in a matter of minutes.
Forum: Orange Crush 04-10-2013, 09:08 PM
Replies: 642
Views: 196,399
Posted By DakarBlues
Rainbow colors were the symbol of VSD...

Rainbow colors were the symbol of VSD (Vendredi-Samedi-Dimanche) or Friday-Saturday-Sunday, a French magazine that was a sponsor to Paris-Dakar. No sexist (or antisexist) reason here for that rainbow...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-08-2013, 10:00 PM
Replies: 642
Views: 196,399
Posted By DakarBlues
Let's call it "DESERT EXPRESS", as the proud heir...

Let's call it "DESERT EXPRESS", as the proud heir of Gaston Rahier's DR Big!
Forum: Ride reports 12-02-2012, 12:43 PM
Replies: 614
Views: 237,490
Posted By DakarBlues
Very beautiful write-up. Indeed, with such a...

Very beautiful write-up. Indeed, with such a gorgeous upbringing, you were ready to take on the world, without any prejudice whatsoever.
You are really a world citizen, I am proud of you.
Forum: Beasts 09-23-2012, 08:39 PM
Replies: 1,027
Views: 530,026
Posted By DakarBlues
Hi my friend, I read these posts backwards and...

Hi my friend, I read these posts backwards and when I saw your name I thought that you were a Fulani from Nigeria, Chad or Cameroon. In Fulani "Lamido" means Prince, only the scions of Sultan...
Forum: Beasts 09-23-2012, 08:28 PM
Replies: 1,027
Views: 530,026
Posted By DakarBlues
Saying Hi!

Hi Prince!
Mbadda?
Galle mawadi?
One of your fulani cousin of the Tekrour (Senegal).

Have good trip.

When did you sell your Africa Twin?
Forum: Beasts 09-23-2012, 08:24 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,968
Posted By DakarBlues
The bike you have on hand!

Any bike could do it.
The weakest link in the bike-rider binome is the rider, perdio!
Forum: Beasts 09-02-2012, 12:21 AM
Replies: 24,092
Views: 4,381,075
Posted By DakarBlues
Now, frankly, where is the "Motorcycle Humane...

Now, frankly, where is the "Motorcycle Humane Society"?
Forum: Beasts 08-26-2012, 09:37 PM
Replies: 13,728
Views: 4,734,259
Posted By DakarBlues
Africa twin with NT700V engine/shaft drive

Folks,

do you know if someone has ever tried to mate the NT700V Vtwin/6 speed/shaft drive/injection to an Africa Twin?
Now that would be an awesome sight!

ANd that's doable, difficult but...
Forum: Beasts 06-22-2012, 07:56 PM
Replies: 13,728
Views: 4,734,259
Posted By DakarBlues
Cuanto? How much? Combien? Wievel? GP...

Cuanto?
How much?
Combien?
Wievel?

GP this is torture
Forum: Beasts 06-12-2012, 06:39 PM
Replies: 13,728
Views: 4,734,259
Posted By DakarBlues
Il Paganini del Aluminium

Congratulations Gian Paolo?

You are the Paganini del Aluminio!

If I could do these things you are creating, I would happily abandon my line of work (well paid network engineer in the States)....
Forum: Beasts 05-07-2012, 11:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,110
Posted By DakarBlues
buell 1125 engine and Ulysses frame/swingarm

swingarm and frame loopa are definitely Buell type.
The engine also looks like the recent 1125 Buell before Harley canned it. A great engine indeed.
Forum: Beasts 05-03-2012, 03:17 PM
Replies: 5,179
Views: 850,522
Posted By DakarBlues
The question is, how tall are you? If you are...

The question is, how tall are you?
If you are 5'11, then it means it's not blocking any line of sight to the instrument cluster. If, to the contrary,
you are 6'5, then it means the thing is too...
Forum: Beasts 04-27-2012, 11:54 PM
Replies: 5,179
Views: 850,522
Posted By DakarBlues
Explorer in Saint-Louis, MO

Went at Donelson Cycles in Saint-Louis, MO and saw a blue Explorer with the launch package. They received it beginning of afternoon and had it sold before the end of the day.
A very fine bike indeed.
Forum: Beasts 04-11-2012, 11:42 AM
Replies: 2,168
Views: 476,065
Posted By DakarBlues
Simply awesome! That's why the Elefant will...

Simply awesome!

That's why the Elefant will ALWAYS have a soft spot in my heart.

It is the only bike that approaches the Africa Twin aesthetically/functionally, but it has the character that...
Forum: Beasts 04-08-2012, 09:34 AM
Replies: 5,179
Views: 850,522
Posted By DakarBlues
Soundtracks on motorbike videos

I will never understand why some people feel obligated to slap a music soundtrack on motorcycle videos.
Motorcycling is a complete immersive experience and the engine sound is a great part of the...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-04-2012, 12:16 PM
Replies: 642
Views: 196,399
Posted By DakarBlues
Very well awake

K2m,

my point exactly!
You are very well awake!
Forum: Beasts 01-14-2012, 11:18 PM
Replies: 13,728
Views: 4,734,259
Posted By DakarBlues
I have to tell you that this engine was very low...

I have to tell you that this engine was very low compression to begin with, this coupled with automatic decompressor made kicking it a breeze
Forum: Orange Crush 01-03-2012, 09:23 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 26,637
Posted By DakarBlues
We need you here CP

May the Highest grant you all your health back.
We thank you again for all your humble expertise and your tireless efforts to help folks here spruce up their mount in terms of useful and...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-23-2011, 04:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,762
Posted By DakarBlues
Securing the tankbag

- front

http://i652.photobucket.com/albums/uu248/modienek/IMG_0620.jpg


http://i652.photobucket.com/albums/uu248/modienek/IMG_0637.jpg

...
Forum: Beasts 12-09-2011, 04:27 AM
Replies: 13,728
Views: 4,734,259
Posted By DakarBlues
Air bleeders were standard on Honda 600 and up

XLM 600, RD03 et RD04, to my knowledge had all air forks. I have used the same air equalizer lead on my 600 XLM and on my AT RD 04 750 in 1992.
Forum: Beasts 11-26-2011, 06:32 PM
Replies: 8,460
Views: 1,626,747
Posted By DakarBlues
Greenwich Village

This must be Greenwich Village!
Forum: Beasts 11-20-2011, 12:02 PM
Replies: 8,460
Views: 1,626,747
Posted By DakarBlues
Super Tenere 850 Marathon for sale in Italy

Just to keep some inmates salivating


http://annunci.ebay.it/annunci/moto/bologna-annunci-bazzano/yamaha-super-tenere/19066881
...
Forum: Beasts 11-17-2011, 09:44 PM
Replies: 13,728
Views: 4,734,259
Posted By DakarBlues
John Watson-Miller

Was about to ask the same question! Damn, you guys are very "AT-cultured"
:)
Forum: Beasts 11-13-2011, 12:09 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,650
Posted By DakarBlues
Elefant sightings

I apologize if this has already been stated, but there has been a picture thread for Cagiva Elefant, it is still alive and kicking.


http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=140310
Forum: Beasts 10-28-2011, 09:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,516
Posted By DakarBlues
Honda NTV 700 with long swingarm and Africa Twin body panels

Damasovi, you got a point there.

Even myself I have beeN fancying at an NTV 700 with a lengthened swingarm and an Africa Twin body panel.
Did somEone ever do it?
Also, it wouldn't be...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-17-2011, 05:12 PM
Replies: 18,707
Views: 7,471,610
Posted By DakarBlues
However ST is a very competent bike

Super Tenere's owner needs to take some classes, his bike is indeed a very competent one, able to go wherever a KTM Adventure goes, I said.
Forum: Beasts 10-13-2011, 06:32 PM
Replies: 24,092
Views: 4,381,075
Posted By DakarBlues
Seeing this risky exercise with the behemoth...

Seeing this risky exercise with the behemoth makes litterally my liver quiver.
I can surmise that 7 times out of ten one would reluctantly relinquish his beloved steed to Poseidon.

I wouldn't do...
Forum: Beasts 10-13-2011, 06:17 PM
Replies: 24,092
Views: 4,381,075
Posted By DakarBlues
Oyama forever

Mas Oyama would have told you to do whatever it takes to get the job done, nothing fancy!
Or maybe he could have taken off the handlebars in one shuto and after sitting, put it back with a teisho...
Showing results 1 to 40 of 500

 
Forum Jump

Times are GMT -7.   It's 08:23 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ADVrider 2011-2014