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Forum: Equipment 10-03-2014, 01:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 445
Posted By raffexpat
Additional lights for R1200GS

I am considering buying the additional lights for my BMW R1200GS at a price of 350 (special winter deal) fitted and wondered if anyone had found a suitable alternative. The alternative the dealer...
Forum: Ride reports 01-04-2013, 03:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 992
Posted By raffexpat
UK to Norway and back

I am trying to find a way to get myself and bike across to Stavanger in Norway. I did not really want to have to go through Holland Germany Denmark only to end up on the East side or having to take...
Forum: Ride reports 04-30-2012, 02:47 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 10,687
Posted By raffexpat
Which route?

Hi guys, do you have route details?
Forum: Europe 03-21-2012, 02:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,242
Posted By raffexpat
Sea crossing to Norway

I am planning a trip for June or July this year to Norway and was told Denmark is the nearest place to get to for Christiansand from UK.

I am happy to go commercial ferry or private hire if that...
Forum: EMEA 12-04-2011, 11:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,213
Posted By raffexpat
OK, I have to confess also I do not like crowded...

OK, I have to confess also I do not like crowded tourist areas but scenery is a must. I will redirect my focus now. thanks a lot.
Forum: EMEA 12-04-2011, 11:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,213
Posted By raffexpat
Interesting points. Which of the tourist traps...

Interesting points. Which of the tourist traps would you recommend I give up. I have to confess, I looked up top things to see in each region. I am definitely going to look into the dolomites. ...
Forum: EMEA 11-29-2011, 12:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,213
Posted By raffexpat
First Pass ride through Italy

OK, I have prepared an outline plan of a ride starting in Lichenstein and ending in Sicily before turning back and finding our way back to the UK.

We would love some ideas about roads to take,...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-16-2011, 02:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,017
Posted By raffexpat
Hi Eddy we will probably take up to a month for...

Hi Eddy we will probably take up to a month for the trip. We do like the idea of the alps
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-16-2011, 02:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,017
Posted By raffexpat
Fantastic, loved Villa Rossi. Is that really a...

Fantastic, loved Villa Rossi. Is that really a place to stay?
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-16-2011, 02:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,017
Posted By raffexpat
thanks for the link, some fantastic videos and...

thanks for the link, some fantastic videos and pictures and I have got some ideas. I will eat well. It is what I do best.
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-16-2011, 01:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,017
Posted By raffexpat
Hi there, sorry I did not reply sooner. I own...

Hi there, sorry I did not reply sooner. I own the bike, we are going to a bike show this week to upgrade our kit. I am so pleased to hear about Italy being good for winging it. I can speak...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-16-2011, 03:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,017
Posted By raffexpat
Ideas for trip to Italy

I hope to travel to Italy in the spring of 2012 with my wife for her first long distance bike ride. We started off thinking about the Amalfi coast and have now included a trip to Corsica, Sardegna...
Forum: Vendors 06-16-2011, 09:43 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 758
Posted By raffexpat
For sale - 2008 ktm 990 adventure - 6500

This KTM 990 adv has given me 23,000 miles of trouble free riding. I
have changed the battery and that is all. It is fully loaded with
every extra you can think of for long distance touring over...
Forum: Europe 02-23-2011, 02:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,242
Posted By raffexpat
D Day or Jour J (as they say in France) trip

Hi all, I have planned a bike route from UK to the top D Day landing sites in Normandy. As well as learning more about the famous operation overlord, we will be taking in the French culture and...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-08-2010, 05:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,494
Posted By raffexpat
Basic Head,Tail, Indicator light improvements

I have a 990 Adv and wanted to improve visibility of my bike during the day and at night and especially in the rain. I do not want to install additional lights but wanted to simply replace bulbs for...
Forum: EMEA 12-15-2009, 10:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 13,116
Posted By raffexpat
Hi, this reply is helpful for me also. I am...

Hi, this reply is helpful for me also. I am planning to drive from Dubai to Cambridge in UK in March and I had got tired of trying to find good discussions on this site. It seemed you have to spend...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-15-2009, 09:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 501
Posted By raffexpat
That is interesting. I had been focusing on EC...

That is interesting. I had been focusing on EC Management as the problem started only when i fitted akrapovic pipes. I have driving the bike back from Dubai to UK in March and was concerned about...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-15-2009, 05:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 501
Posted By raffexpat
KTM 990 (2008) stalling when cold

I am in a stalemate position with my KTM dealer in the Middle East, about whose fault it is that the bike stalls when the bike is cold. Dealer blames rider style and I insist it is a bike fault which...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-20-2009, 08:16 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,259
Posted By raffexpat
How do I find out about hilslammer footpegs?

How do I find out about hilslammer footpegs?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-20-2009, 08:09 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,674
Posted By raffexpat
I have typed in 690 rallye pegs and about 6...

I have typed in 690 rallye pegs and about 6 variations of it but I do not come up with a web site selling them. I have tried KTM website but did not seem them on there. I also tried to locate...
Forum: Ride reports 07-04-2009, 01:18 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 67,890
Posted By raffexpat
Highlights of your Iran trip

Hi guys, I am about to start the planning for my trip from Dubai to UK via Iran and Turkey. Would love some general advice about "must do" things along the way. I am on KTM 990 adv 2008
Forum: EMEA 06-27-2009, 03:57 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 420
Posted By raffexpat
Dubai to London

I cannot bear it anylong. These people leaving Dubai and travelling to Europe. It is my turn and I have decided to leave Dubai in April next year and travel to Cambridge UK. I have not decided on...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-04-2009, 02:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,459
Posted By raffexpat
Are stock Yuasa batteries suitable

I am hearing that the stock Yuasa battery unsuitable for the 990s. Mine has just died on me and was 7 months old. I ride the bike every other day on average and during the summer the average...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-04-2009, 02:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 557
Posted By raffexpat
KTM battery problems

I live in Dubai and bought an 08 990adv. After 7 months the battery has completely died. I use it daily or at least every two to three days, I have no accessories and the battery suddenly quit. ...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-18-2008, 03:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,488
Posted By raffexpat
How do I use the clutch?

I have just done 6000km on my KTM 990 ADV and took my bike in for service. The dealer told me I needed a new clutch and all the component parts. Surely not I asked, how can the clutch be worn out. ...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 10-07-2008, 04:34 AM
Replies: 2,933
Views: 402,311
Posted By raffexpat
What about the Quest?

I have just visited the touratech site to find they have the Quest on special offer. For just under 240 they are selling the Quest, a touratech mounting bracket, power lead and headset. I want to...
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