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Forum: Europe 03-11-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,565
Posted By LTP
There might be 8 :augie

There might be 8 :augie
Forum: Europe 02-16-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 583
Posted By LTP
Looks like a significant improvement on the model...

Looks like a significant improvement on the model it replaces!

I take it has "run flat" rubber fitted, the fuel tank mounted under the seat :D

Looks like it will be a hit, i'm just not sure...
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2013, 09:10 AM
Replies: 2,075
Views: 641,691
Posted By LTP
Are you sure it was your battery that died? ...

Are you sure it was your battery that died?

Riding the TAT last summer, my riding buddy had a few issues on slow trails.

First was slickrock, Moab, Bloody hot and after a couple of falls the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-04-2013, 06:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 627
Posted By LTP
Thanks for all the feedback! We are heading to...

Thanks for all the feedback! We are heading to Trinidad, hopefully get there before it's all over :D
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-03-2013, 03:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 627
Posted By LTP
New Mexico/ Colorado border- best place to be for Independence Day celebrations?

Hi guys!

Myself a riding buddy have come over from England to ride the TAT, and currently we are in Boise city Oklahoma trying to work out where to be for the big celebrations tomorrow. I know...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 05-30-2013, 11:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,299
Posted By LTP
Thanks for the tips! I'll be using my...

Thanks for the tips!

I'll be using my montana in conjunction with the road book and paper maps, so detail isn't that critical, it's primary use will be for helping determine position on the...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 05-29-2013, 01:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,299
Posted By LTP
OK, so i've copied the gmappsupp file across to...

OK, so i've copied the gmappsupp file across to my SD card, and the montana hasn't recognised it.

Going back and reading a previous post, it would appear i need to copy this map file into the...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 05-29-2013, 12:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,299
Posted By LTP
Thanks for the replies guys! A quick look...

Thanks for the replies guys!

A quick look has shown that the OSM map shows the tracks that the TAT uses (which is what i needed).

I just need to work out how to get it onto my montana?

When...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 05-26-2013, 01:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,299
Posted By LTP
Additional mapping for Garmin Montana- advise please!

Hi guys,

I'm currently using a Gamin montana 600, and in just under 4 weeks i fly over to Charlotte NC to start the TAT.

Anyhow, the TAT mapping has come through, and after plugging in one or 2...
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2013, 03:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,108
Posted By LTP
thank you all for the feedback- it has been very...

thank you all for the feedback- it has been very useful!

Standard can is now back on the bike, but i've still kept the header, so the only thing i've lost is the noise :D.

regards local laws,...
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2013, 06:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,108
Posted By LTP
Using a Non-standard exhaust in the US?

Hi Guys,

In 4 weeks time i ship my XChallenge to the US to ride the TAT, however i'm running a remus free ride exhaust system at present, and wondered if i was likely to get any problems from the...
Forum: Upcoming 02-19-2013, 12:12 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 12,224
Posted By LTP
Email sent :1drink

Email sent :1drink
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2013, 12:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 841
Posted By LTP
my money is on the starter solenoid. The...

my money is on the starter solenoid.

The ignition switch is a simple affair. When this fails you won't get any lights at all- but you are.

I've recently replaced my starter solenoid after all...
Forum: Upcoming 02-16-2013, 10:34 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 12,224
Posted By LTP
Is this ride full yet? Myself and 2 friends...

Is this ride full yet?

Myself and 2 friends are shipping bikes over from the UK to ride the TAT, and we intend to be in Colorado sometime in July.

Currently working on the trip plan, and it...
Forum: Europe 07-24-2012, 01:07 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,709
Posted By LTP
Hmmm IIRC a certain someone bought his bike all...

Hmmm IIRC a certain someone bought his bike all the way down to hampshire for a day's riding, only to arrive and realise that he'd left the key for the chain securing the bike to the trailer at home....
Forum: Thumpers 10-02-2011, 07:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 667
Posted By LTP
update...

Right, looks like i've gotten to the bottom of this.

Apparently some of these bikes are prone to wearing the clutch cover.

As such BMW produce and alternative clutch cover, complete with...
Forum: Thumpers 09-27-2011, 01:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 667
Posted By LTP
XChallenge clutch problem

Hi guys,


i was out riding a few days back, and the clutch mechanism on my XC jammed up.

On stripping it down it found teeth missing from both shafts.

The centre shaft in the clutch:
...
Forum: Europe 08-18-2011, 11:17 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 590
Posted By LTP
SE trail ride. Sunday September 11th.

Hi guys,


I'm looking at running a trail ride on the 11th of september.

more details here:

http://www.ukgser.com/forums/showthread.php?t=277016

If your coming please register some...
Forum: Europe 08-08-2011, 01:20 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,801
Posted By LTP
Timpo, Just looking at the invoice, the...

Timpo,

Just looking at the invoice, the centre shaft looks like it was 37, and the shaft that runs in the clutch cover was 32.

The bearings and seal for the clutch cover were under 10.
...
Forum: Europe 08-07-2011, 01:11 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,801
Posted By LTP
Yes, it turned out one of the bearings in the...

Yes, it turned out one of the bearings in the clutch cover had failed, which is think caused the teeth and splines to stop meshing together properly.

New bearings and shafts fitted, oil changed...
Forum: Europe 08-07-2011, 03:52 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,801
Posted By LTP
Here's a few from patrick's ride..

http://i190.photobucket.com/albums/z190/Losttheplot_photos/Pewsey/DSCF0753.jpg
This was one of the first lanes of the day- certainly made me sweat. Not helped in my choice of bike.....
Forum: Europe 04-10-2011, 01:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 983
Posted By LTP
Are you looking to buy new or used? if the answer...

Are you looking to buy new or used? if the answer is used or near new then read on:

I'm not sure about the rest of Europe, but in the UK, bmw have their own staff bikes scheme, where they offer...
Forum: Europe 02-12-2011, 11:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 811
Posted By LTP
Thanks for the reply! I only mentioned...

Thanks for the reply!

I only mentioned historic routes, as this essentially the only "off road" we have access to in the UK- outside of private land and tracks. I'm syill finding it hard to get...
Forum: Europe 02-08-2011, 02:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 811
Posted By LTP
Portugal....

Hi guys,

i'm currently trying to put a trip together for a week or 2 in portugal, and would appreciate some tips/pointers etc for riding there.

Are there any old historic routes that are a...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-24-2010, 03:32 PM
Replies: 373
Views: 63,522
Posted By LTP
Snoopy, i admire your spirit, but i have...

Snoopy,

i admire your spirit, but i have to agree with spartanman on this.

It doesn't matter how much wire you try and weld on, if it isn't penetrating the steel work properly it isn't going...
Forum: Thumpers 07-16-2010, 04:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 572
Posted By LTP
Bush bearing desperately needed for G650 XChallenge.

hi guys,

I'm in a huge hole.

I'm supposed to be going to france with my XChallenge next tuesday for 3 weeks.

however, about 2 weeks ago i'd noticed my swingarm bearings had seized on the...
Forum: Europe 05-18-2010, 10:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,044
Posted By LTP
Update:

I've been pointed in the direction of a website called Wikiloc.com, which (combined with google translator) gives 33 possible routes.

has anyone tried these??

Magnon, thanks for the routes-...
Forum: Europe 05-07-2010, 01:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,044
Posted By LTP
:clap:clap:clapthanks for the tip!

:clap:clap:clapthanks for the tip!
Forum: Europe 05-07-2010, 12:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,044
Posted By LTP
Work is such an inconvenience isn't it?? :wink: ...

Work is such an inconvenience isn't it?? :wink:

See you in La Molina- unless you fancy doing a few trails around hampshire/wiltshire before hand?

Nathan
Forum: Europe 05-07-2010, 12:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,044
Posted By LTP
Thanks for the links john! :clap Looks like...

Thanks for the links john! :clap

Looks like i'm in for long weekend ploughing through those with a phrase book...I now wish i'd paid more attention to french class at school...:doh

Nathan
Forum: Europe 05-03-2010, 12:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,044
Posted By LTP
Thanks for the pointers rich- i'll have to dig my...

Thanks for the pointers rich- i'll have to dig my phrase book out!

Nathan
Forum: Europe 05-03-2010, 12:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,044
Posted By LTP
Hi Magnon, HUMM is the whole purpose of the...

Hi Magnon,

HUMM is the whole purpose of the trip! I've entered with a friend of mine, who will also be travelling down with me.

We land on french soil on tuesday 20 July, so that should give us...
Forum: Europe 05-02-2010, 01:48 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,280
Posted By LTP
Great photo's!! I see a couple of the bikes...

Great photo's!!

I see a couple of the bikes have the Giant loop luggage system on them- how did they perform? worth the money??

Nathan
Forum: Europe 05-02-2010, 01:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,044
Posted By LTP
French off road routes..help please :o)

I'm trying to put a route together for a ride from St Malo down through to La Molina in the Pyrenees, and take in as much trail riding as possible. I've allowed 7 days each way, and will be riding my...
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