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Forum: EMEA 11-05-2007, 04:03 PM
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Views: 1,085
Posted By ecl207
KTM (or other) tour, Morrocco or Tunisia

Hi all.
I have wanted to get some dune riding under my belt and think that the best way to do this is through one fo the many tours and classes that are offered in north africa. a lot of these...
Forum: Ride reports 10-16-2007, 03:34 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 15,023
Posted By ecl207
camera

Rad Even. very Rad.

the colors in your pictures are execellent. can i ask what camera you are using?

have a fantastic trip. you are well on your way to doing so.

e
Forum: Ride reports 09-19-2007, 02:30 PM
Replies: 2,062
Views: 1,216,768
Posted By ecl207
dumb question

what is the overcoat that you are wearing? is that designed for motorcycles specificly? seems pretty slick. no need to wear a separate jacket and pants. i would buy one of those.


oh yeah. ...
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2007, 08:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,168
Posted By ecl207
radiator leak. jb weld? (pics)

hi all.
just recovered my husky from the police. it had been stolen several months ago and i have not had a chance to pick it up since then. all in all it is not in horrible shape. missing...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-27-2007, 05:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,017
Posted By ecl207
KTM maintainance in NYC area recomendations?

hey all
just bought a used 950 adventure for a ride to nova scotia i am planning in a couple of weeks. the bike is due to have its valves checked and i am going to be putting on maybe 2000 miles so...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-03-2007, 05:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 518
Posted By ecl207
04 950 adv 18k miles. good purchase?

Hi all.
looking at an 04 950 adv. the bike looks to be in ok shape, though it has some scratches and a bent foot peg. looks to me like a slow drop. honestly i am more worried about the miles....
Forum: Thumpers 06-27-2007, 03:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 558
Posted By ecl207
what about getting TE wheels and putting them on?

someone mentioned this on another forum. i would have thought there would be issues with the brakes?
Forum: Thumpers 06-25-2007, 03:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 558
Posted By ecl207
TE'ing an 02 husky 610 SM

got a 02 610SM over here in london about 6 months ago. i also just made the mistake of taking the BMW off road skill class in wales last weekend. i am now prepared to sell, hock, burn and raze...
Forum: Equipment 06-09-2007, 02:46 AM
Replies: 6,616
Views: 2,624,656
Posted By ecl207
packed: ...

packed:
http://farm1.static.flickr.com/220/466919395_cde6dc7a74.jpg
http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1175/530356420_be9e071e83_m.jpg

i am now putting the thermarest in the bag with the tent and...
Forum: Ride reports 06-09-2007, 01:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,126
Posted By ecl207
awesome. i did this trip, more or less, in...

awesome.
i did this trip, more or less, in reverse about 10 years ago. awesome.

thanks for posting.
Forum: Ride reports 06-09-2007, 01:27 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,524
Posted By ecl207
i actually drove throught Beaulieu and even...

i actually drove throught Beaulieu and even doubled back and pulled into the Motor Museum parking lot. i aborted in the last min though, thinking i would not have time to do it justice. next trip.
Forum: Ride reports 06-08-2007, 07:40 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,524
Posted By ecl207
MGB. that is pretty damn close. you get back...

MGB.
that is pretty damn close. you get back there often? nice place i thought. you will recognize that i did not do it justice with the pictures. i plan to go back when i can have some more...
Forum: Ride reports 06-08-2007, 02:46 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,524
Posted By ecl207
britman. to be entirely honest, i drink a fair...

britman. to be entirely honest, i drink a fair amount of mass marketed pee beer as well.
Forum: Ride reports 06-08-2007, 02:44 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,524
Posted By ecl207
i am looking at the Beacon hotel on the map......

i am looking at the Beacon hotel on the map... hmm.. maybe next week. i like that idea. the single-minded pursuit of a decent pint. only a 4 hour roundtrip. just retarded enough, yeah i think that...
Forum: Ride reports 06-07-2007, 05:41 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,524
Posted By ecl207
new idea. pictures of me drinking beers you...

new idea.
pictures of me drinking beers you recommend.


wait. why the hell would you all wan that?


seriously, beer recommendations have never fallen on a deaf ear in erik land. keep...
Forum: Ride reports 06-07-2007, 04:50 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,524
Posted By ecl207
paul. your kind concern duly noted. i...

paul.

your kind concern duly noted.

i have already checked the first 2 off your list but will keep my eyes peeled for sweet sarah.

as for the fat chics and fisticuffs, i wish i could blame...
Forum: Ride reports 06-07-2007, 04:23 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,524
Posted By ecl207
land/range, whatever. i like the defender and...

land/range, whatever. i like the defender and the rest you can keep.

glad to see at least someone is paying attention, even if it is just to sweat the details.

on my way back to...
Forum: Face plant 06-07-2007, 01:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,238
Posted By ecl207
personally i think that is a great attitude evan....

personally i think that is a great attitude evan. sucks this guy can't drive, sucks your bike and you are biffed up, but awesome that you can take this situation and use it to learn something. if...
Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2007, 11:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 728
Posted By ecl207
as you deduced creeper, this is my 02 610SM which...

as you deduced creeper, this is my 02 610SM which has something like 3000 miles on it. the routing of the cables seems like a long shot. they seem routed well enough, and i cannot see how temperature...
Forum: Europe 06-07-2007, 09:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 715
Posted By ecl207
abandoned thread cause thought trip would be too expensive

Well it is going to be too expensive but f'it, I am doing it anyway.
Looks like I will be leaving the 15th of july and returning the 23rd to take advantage of Markie's suggestion (good look, thanks)...
Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2007, 03:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 728
Posted By ecl207
High idle speed after my 610sm warms up

my husky have been riding great since i bought it. the bike starts well, needs just a little choke and is idling great within in a min or so but about 10-15 min after it is started up and running...
Forum: Ride reports 06-06-2007, 04:09 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,524
Posted By ecl207
Old ass New Forest.

been a bit lazy about posting but then again, uh, i am lazy.

britman, did a little reading up on lincolnshire. i am there. just need to figure out when. any more destinations people want me to...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Europe, Africa, & Middle East 06-06-2007, 01:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 10,298
Posted By ecl207
what is the best POI provider for speed er "safety" cameras in europe?

looks like scdb.com is the place to go but i would be curious if anyone has any other ideas. in particular i am interested in england.

thanks
Forum: Equipment 06-05-2007, 04:00 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 7,262
Posted By ecl207
damn gents. thanks for the quick responses. ...

damn gents.
thanks for the quick responses. going to hit the bmw joint later this week and check out the jackets in person. i am a miserly ol bastard but when it comes to safety gear i am...
Forum: Equipment 06-05-2007, 11:06 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 7,262
Posted By ecl207
appreciated GSBS

my issue with zip in liners is that while they may be water proof themselves the outer shell usually act like a sponge so they get heavy and wet. even the best waterproof breathable gear eventually...
Forum: Equipment 06-05-2007, 09:15 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 7,262
Posted By ecl207
Rallye 2 Pro. The ulitmate jacket? Competitors?

Hey all.
i am looking for the best jacket available. to me this means:
1) protection. must have CE armor and be well built in general.
2) waterproof. something that has a water proof outer shell,...
Forum: Equipment 06-02-2007, 04:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,189
Posted By ecl207
hate to ruin this streak of revit love.

i love a thread that is has a consensus. makes em useful. unfortunately i have to say my revit air force jacket is a true piece of shit. i bought it for a ride from utah to NYC and by the end of the...
Forum: Ride reports 05-30-2007, 04:26 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,524
Posted By ecl207
yeah well, don't try to eat a cooking apple. ...

yeah well, don't try to eat a cooking apple.

so i got my first assignment from JoySeeker via pm. he indicated i should go to

http://www.brooklandsmuseum.com/

this works well,...
Forum: Equipment 05-30-2007, 06:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 489
Posted By ecl207
image stabalization

they did not touch on image stabliztion that a lot of cameras now employ. would be useful to know how much of that is hype.
Forum: Ride reports 05-30-2007, 03:52 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,524
Posted By ecl207
I am now enlightened. the shelby cobra is an...

I am now enlightened. the shelby cobra is an english car. indeed east anglia is the historic stomping grounds. i would have been far more reverent if i had known. thanks for putting me on the...
Forum: Ride reports 05-30-2007, 02:18 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,524
Posted By ecl207
merc. i had no idea. will read up.

merc.
i had no idea. will read up.
Forum: Ride reports 05-29-2007, 05:15 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,524
Posted By ecl207
So for your pleasure i slogged through the...

So for your pleasure i slogged through the torrential rain to Canterbury this weekend. the pics and narration are gonna suck cause it was cold and well you will just have to read on to find out
...
Forum: Europe 05-28-2007, 08:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 715
Posted By ecl207
thanks all

appreciated. in particular hashimoto, that is a great spread sheet. sure enough the highest overvaluation ratings were almost all held by northern european countries. not good.

thanks...
Forum: Europe 05-27-2007, 03:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 715
Posted By ecl207
Norway questions.

hey all.
i have been scheming up a norway trip for a while now and have even posted a couple times on this forum. i am trying to figure out if i can do norway by myself for a week or so. i am...
Forum: Europe 05-27-2007, 03:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 814
Posted By ecl207
just a reality check

WorldWide.
i hear a lot of what you are saying about leaving North America. want to caution you on one thing though. the standard of living in the US and Canada is far and away better than in...
Forum: Ride reports 05-27-2007, 07:41 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,524
Posted By ecl207
some more pics of the broads from my perch. ...

some more pics of the broads from my perch.

this is not a great picture but you can see that some people are sailing some pretty serious sized sail boats out on these relatively narrow...
Forum: Ride reports 05-27-2007, 05:15 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,269
Posted By ecl207
pretty ignorant question.

what are you using to create the map at the beginning of the ride report.


awesome ride. i was in riga several years ago and had a great time.

hope to go back soon.

e
Forum: Ride reports 05-27-2007, 04:36 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,524
Posted By ecl207
babooka-scotland is definitley happening ...

babooka-scotland is definitley happening
bills-my pleasure absolutely
bob-how you finding biking in spain? going to eb in madrid in a few weeks and am thinking of hiring a bike.
aus-excellent. ...
Forum: Ride reports 05-27-2007, 04:23 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,524
Posted By ecl207
trying to recall where i slept sat night. and...

trying to recall where i slept sat night. and after close examination of my gps tracks i occurs to me that i actually saw the abbey on sunday morning. meaning my saturday was pretty week. this...
Forum: Ride reports 05-26-2007, 03:03 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,524
Posted By ecl207
Norfolk Sufolk Otherfolk

thanks for the nice comment folks.

i have actually found calling welshmen englishmen to be one of my favorite pastimes here so far. the resulting rants usually are good for a laugh...
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