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Forum: Thumpers 07-06-2013, 12:58 PM
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Posted By TheBaldReverend
Isn't that luggage mounted a bit high and too far...

Isn't that luggage mounted a bit high and too far back? It might make the bike unstable, particularly if you're intending to do the tougher Moroccan trails.
Forum: Thumpers 06-26-2013, 12:17 PM
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Posted By TheBaldReverend
Build quality and fit: Good. Very sturdy although...

Build quality and fit: Good. Very sturdy although it does not include any fittings for the predrilled holes to fix it to the headlight surround so you will need to supply those.

As a wind shield:...
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2013, 04:39 AM
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Posted By TheBaldReverend
Hi, I just thought I'd share some photos of...

Hi,

I just thought I'd share some photos of my screen that I've just fitted as they seem to be few and far between for the XT. It is made by Secdem, in France.
...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-17-2012, 03:43 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,592
Posted By TheBaldReverend
I just had a quick look on the Garmin website and...

I just had a quick look on the Garmin website and their motorbike specific Zumo models have the same IPX7 waterproof rating so I think what I was told on the phone is a load of crap.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-16-2012, 12:51 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,592
Posted By TheBaldReverend
I had them mounted on a Touratech mount which has...

I had them mounted on a Touratech mount which has rubber mountings to help reduce the vibration. The thing is both units got wet behind the screen as soon as it rained.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-16-2012, 08:33 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,592
Posted By TheBaldReverend
The thing is, I've had two units and they've both...

The thing is, I've had two units and they've both had the same problem. That's some bad luck!
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-16-2012, 07:11 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,592
Posted By TheBaldReverend
Garmin 60csx not suitable for motorbikes?

Hi,

I've had a bit of problem with two Garmin 60csx units - they have both let water in that appears as numerous large drops behind the screen.

Today I've spoken with Garmin and arranged for...
Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2012, 12:09 AM
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Posted By TheBaldReverend
Yup, the TW200 pegs are a simple swap ...

Yup, the TW200 pegs are a simple swap

http://www.motorbiketravels.com/Bikemods/Footpegs/
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-23-2012, 04:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,218
Posted By TheBaldReverend
Hi, Just thought I'd update as I've sorted...

Hi,

Just thought I'd update as I've sorted it out. Well, more accurately someone else has :clap

I found the OSM forum which in turn led me to http://www.javawa.nl where there's a very nifty...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-23-2012, 03:52 AM
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Views: 2,218
Posted By TheBaldReverend
Hi, Thanks but that's what I have been...

Hi,

Thanks but that's what I have been doing.

It only seems to be a problem between any two OpenStreetMap maps - I have the Olaf Morocco map (a non OSM map) and that installed alongside the OSM...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-21-2012, 10:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,218
Posted By TheBaldReverend
OSM and Basecamp

Hi,

I have Basecamp on the Mac and am trying to load a few maps. So far I have Olaf's Morocco map and the OSM France map and can switch between the two using the "Maps" drop down from the toolbar...
Forum: Thumpers 02-14-2012, 11:01 AM
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Posted By TheBaldReverend
Jens, how have you fitted that screen, just...

Jens, how have you fitted that screen, just drilled holes and bolted it on?
Forum: Thumpers 01-21-2012, 01:31 AM
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Posted By TheBaldReverend
http://www.motorbiketravels.com/Bikemods/fuel%20ta...

http://www.motorbiketravels.com/Bikemods/fuel%20tank/files/stacks_image_39_1.jpg

http://www.motorbiketravels.com/Bikemods/fuel%20tank/files/stacks_image_43_1.jpg
...
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2012, 03:42 AM
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Posted By TheBaldReverend
TBH I've not had a chance to test them off road...

TBH I've not had a chance to test them off road but they are a definite improvement on the road, much less harsh than the OEM springs, I've got front and rear BTW.

The bike definitely sags less...
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2012, 01:39 AM
Replies: 5,902
Views: 1,269,858
Posted By TheBaldReverend
Hi, I've currently pretty much finished prepping...

Hi, I've currently pretty much finished prepping my 2003 XT600E for a trip to Morocco initially, you can see about it here

www.motorbiketravels.com

With a bit of luck, I'll be riding around...
Forum: Thumpers 08-03-2010, 02:18 AM
Replies: 5,902
Views: 1,269,858
Posted By TheBaldReverend
Here's mine ...

Here's mine

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v619/baldgit/IMG_0231-2.jpg

You can't really see it here but you can easily remove the dipstick
...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 02-21-2010, 09:13 AM
Replies: 825
Views: 109,046
Posted By TheBaldReverend
Hi Chip, I got the doc files Thanks, ...

Hi Chip,

I got the doc files

Thanks,
Joe
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