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Forum: Europe 02-20-2015, 05:22 AM
Replies: 873
Views: 201,132
Posted By VTwins4me
I've got a old jerry can or a 640 ADV tank you...

I've got a old jerry can or a 640 ADV tank you can buy, Bob.......
Forum: Europe 02-20-2015, 05:18 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,733
Posted By VTwins4me
It's called a sense of humour........ Now...

It's called a sense of humour........

Now show me some German castles please and I might post up some British castles in return :D
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 6,900
Views: 1,252,262
Posted By VTwins4me
Painting 640 ADv fuel tank

My bike has a painted tank (I don't know if any 640 ADV tanks were self coloured?) and has suffered during a few lay downs so it's time to tidy the "Old Girl" up.
My question is : can I simply...
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 9,339
Views: 2,088,696
Posted By VTwins4me
Great! thanks Seikkailu :clap:clap

Great! thanks Seikkailu :clap:clap
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 9,339
Views: 2,088,696
Posted By VTwins4me
1999 Blue Colour code

Evening Folks! Anybody know the colour code or name for the Blue used on the 1999 (or similar) 640 Adventure?
Forum: Thumpers 11-08-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 1,605
Views: 330,092
Posted By VTwins4me
I had a test ride on the CCM 450 at the CCM...

I had a test ride on the CCM 450 at the CCM factory a few days ago, during my visit CCM answered all my questions openly.
Regarding the engine, the engine output on the standard bike has been...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-26-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 469
Posted By VTwins4me
Better brakes for Super Enduro 950

Has anybody fitted different (bigger) disc and more powerful calliper to the front of their SE? :ear:ear


If so, what and how did it perform compared to stock? :ear
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-26-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,351
Posted By VTwins4me
Loose is better than tight......

When you're talking about chains, that is....:rofl
Forum: Europe 05-21-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,139
Posted By VTwins4me
With current NHS performance, my knee will be...

With current NHS performance, my knee will be fossilised before it's scanned! :D
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-20-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 5,818
Views: 1,822,406
Posted By VTwins4me
[QUOTE=Monterey_BS;24205691]Don't see many of the...

[QUOTE=Monterey_BS;24205691]Don't see many of the orange tanks out there. QUOTE]


http://i178.photobucket.com/albums/w253/rotaxrob/Portugal%2014a/302_zpsa296ad4e.jpg...
Forum: Europe 05-20-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,139
Posted By VTwins4me
So..... my first day riding trails in Portugal...

So..... my first day riding trails in Portugal was absolutely A1 until......

as both Ela and Steve have pictured I had a lapse of concentration.

Until then everything had been excellent.
...
Forum: Europe 03-24-2014, 03:47 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,969
Posted By VTwins4me
You'll be lucky - within six weeks he'll have...

You'll be lucky - within six weeks he'll have rode it, blinged it, sold it! :D
Forum: Europe 02-27-2014, 04:05 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,049
Posted By VTwins4me
Or "transporting convicts " :rofl:rofl

Or "transporting convicts " :rofl:rofl
Forum: Europe 02-07-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 511
Views: 39,701
Posted By VTwins4me
Why am I not surprised ? :evil

Why am I not surprised ? :evil
Forum: Europe 12-10-2013, 01:04 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 10,811
Posted By VTwins4me
I reckon you'd got up there with less fuss, Bob!!...

I reckon you'd got up there with less fuss, Bob!! :wink:
Forum: Europe 11-29-2013, 03:06 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 10,811
Posted By VTwins4me
Wicked Mmmmn, say what you like about Owdknacker but...

Mmmmn, say what you like about Owdknacker but he's no fool...

One man, several girls........:shog:shog:shog
Forum: Europe 11-25-2013, 09:58 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 10,811
Posted By VTwins4me
As the only witness, I wasn't going to mention...

As the only witness, I wasn't going to mention the pond diving...............

:rofl:rofl

Big thanks to Matt & Gazz for shepherding me around two days of great lanes - had an absolute blast!
...
Forum: Europe 11-12-2013, 12:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,038
Posted By VTwins4me
A diet ? :lol3

A diet ?

:lol3
Forum: Europe 10-12-2013, 09:49 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 10,811
Posted By VTwins4me
Room for another?

Hi Timpo, got room for another SE 950? :ear
Forum: Thumpers 08-12-2013, 04:42 PM
Replies: 6,476
Views: 975,810
Posted By VTwins4me
FE 570 Wiring Schematic/diagram

As a recent convert to this 70 degree single cylinder lark, I could really use a wiring diagram for a 2010 FE570 UK spec.

Anybody got one please? :ear
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-17-2012, 06:04 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,219
Posted By VTwins4me
SE vs ADV

I've had both - an Adventure S 990 and a SE 950.

I traded the 990 for the SE - says it all really!

Recently did 3800 miles from UK to Morocco and back, fully loaded, on the SE. Was simply...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-10-2012, 03:57 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 26,062
Posted By VTwins4me
Really? That will surprise Michelin.

Really? That will surprise Michelin.
Forum: Ride reports 11-11-2012, 11:51 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 30,360
Posted By VTwins4me
[QUOTE=Double-L;20020510] Robs wearing sandles...

[QUOTE=Double-L;20020510] Robs wearing sandles and socks :gerg:gerg (or has he just bleached his feet?:huh) [QUOTE]

Sandals and socks? Are you mad, I'm English ! :eek1
Forum: Ride reports 10-25-2012, 03:03 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 30,360
Posted By VTwins4me
Left it too late to install and snag. :cry

Left it too late to install and snag. :cry
Forum: Ride reports 10-25-2012, 03:01 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 30,360
Posted By VTwins4me
You are just jealous :wink:

You are just jealous :wink:
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-25-2012, 10:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 995
Posted By VTwins4me
My money is on prolonged high speed running - ie...

My money is on prolonged high speed running - ie 200 miles @ 90mph?

Clean it up & look again in a couple of weeks.
Forum: Ride reports 10-24-2012, 05:16 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 30,360
Posted By VTwins4me
That was because "someone" didn't waste time...

That was because "someone" didn't waste time drooling over the admitedly rather attractive Hana or talk bike bollocks with Patrick the Dakar rider. :wink:

And doesn't that SE look so slim and...
Forum: Ride reports 10-24-2012, 02:34 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 30,360
Posted By VTwins4me
Glad you like them - the original idea was that...

Glad you like them - the original idea was that we'd all wear the same - as a "team" thing.

Unfortunately Halvarssons do not make them in ultra short leg length so that idea was...
Forum: Europe 07-27-2012, 07:49 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,130
Posted By VTwins4me
"and the award goes to...."

Thanks to Steve and his minions(!!) for organising. :1drink

Second mention for Steve for leading two very enjoyable rides.

Third mention to Steve (&Ela) for delivering all my camping kit home...
Forum: Europe 07-26-2012, 01:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 902
Posted By VTwins4me
It happened. Honest.

It happened. Honest.
Forum: Europe 06-16-2012, 03:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,185
Posted By VTwins4me
Glad it all worked out for you Clive.

Glad it all worked out for you Clive.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-18-2012, 03:29 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 15,032
Posted By VTwins4me
I'm in. Black is good. Gloss preferred. ...

I'm in. Black is good. Gloss preferred.
Material - best for protection.
Forum: Europe 04-14-2012, 08:02 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 21,496
Posted By VTwins4me
Young Pup? Dogs must live VERY long in Wales...

Young Pup? Dogs must live VERY long in Wales then !

:D

Hope the Op goes well, Jase.
Forum: Europe 03-28-2012, 01:56 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 13,903
Posted By VTwins4me
Timpo and team, thanks for putting on yet another...

Timpo and team, thanks for putting on yet another great weekend.

Good venue, fantastic scenery and great company.

Also thanks to LouisDut for two days of really good trail riding....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-10-2012, 03:24 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,837
Posted By VTwins4me
+1 on the above. The SE feels totally different...

+1 on the above. The SE feels totally different to the Adv.

I think an earlier post got it right when it stated that if you've an off road background you'll prefer the SE and if you've a road...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-09-2012, 02:11 PM
Replies: 2,477
Views: 349,348
Posted By VTwins4me
No ABS on SEs..... ABS on new Husqvarnas...

No ABS on SEs.....

ABS on new Husqvarnas Enduros I think. (evidence of BMW contamination :rofl)
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-09-2012, 02:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,837
Posted By VTwins4me
I had an 07 990S, swapped it for an 08 SE. Never...

I had an 07 990S, swapped it for an 08 SE. Never regretted it. For UK riding the SE is fine - I don't commute or do Motorway. I don't miss my Adv fairing or the helmet rattling screen.
All I listen...
Forum: Europe 03-09-2012, 01:37 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 21,496
Posted By VTwins4me
Another faller.

Afraid I'm out. :cry
Hopefully make it another year.

I hope you all have a great ride.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-01-2012, 09:13 AM
Replies: 2,477
Views: 349,348
Posted By VTwins4me
Exactly what I thought! :wink: I swapped...

Exactly what I thought! :wink:

I swapped my 990S for a SE, because although I liked the Adventure the buffeting at higher speeds was killing me, tried screens, helmets etc, nothing resolved it....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-01-2012, 02:54 AM
Replies: 2,477
Views: 349,348
Posted By VTwins4me
Interesting statement, the source of this...

Interesting statement, the source of this "statistical" data is? :ear
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