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Forum: Orange Crush 09-25-2014, 01:07 AM
Replies: 1,051
Views: 184,414
Posted By Ghostbrother
Okay! Before buying a bike .... Expensive bike...

Okay!
Before buying a bike .... Expensive bike purchase, it's good to test drive a few hours .... or or a half day or so. As we have done for many years and KTM have always helpful to the past,...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-24-2014, 02:12 AM
Replies: 1,051
Views: 184,414
Posted By Ghostbrother
Wrong wrong wrong...... Shame!!!

We are a few gravel thugs here in the north that really looked forward to 1190 ADV ..... For many years we have "plagued" 950 and 990 to the limit (990 138 hp at the rear wheel) so that there would...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-19-2014, 04:31 AM
Replies: 10,385
Views: 3,387,439
Posted By Ghostbrother
From Sweden Stockholm...

Från Stockholm Sverige.... En underbar höst
Först en ombyggd Varadero xl 1000 01
Sedan en fullfjädrad 300 mm Tiger 800 xc 12 med RB och ICO
...
Forum: Beasts 09-12-2014, 02:22 AM
Replies: 2,826
Views: 668,214
Posted By Ghostbrother
Sweiger :)

Hey.
Yes rear brake disc is true craftsmanship, a friend who made these subjects, it was intended that they would be milled out and bled a little but something happened in the approach that has...
Forum: Beasts 09-11-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 2,826
Views: 668,214
Posted By Ghostbrother
A Swedish Tiger

Rally times ...... Scandinavian autumn ..... High clear fresh air ....
The bike ready!
Noise, air, suspension, wheels, RB, ICO ..... 800 km Swedish gravel roads, 2 days, 15 pairs, start number 1...
Forum: Beasts 09-07-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 1,805
Views: 481,354
Posted By Ghostbrother
Time for retirement

http://iloapp.swedishline.com/data/_gallery/public/2/141010088456199700_resized.jpg?width=1680&height=945

So it was time!
generation shift
Now a faithful servant to retire ...
Real bikes...
Forum: Beasts 08-09-2014, 04:20 AM
Replies: 1,805
Views: 481,354
Posted By Ghostbrother
http://iloapp.swedishline.com/data/_gallery/public...

http://iloapp.swedishline.com/data/_gallery/public/4/140757954145427000_resized.jpg?width=1680&height=945
Forum: Beasts 08-09-2014, 02:42 AM
Replies: 1,805
Views: 481,354
Posted By Ghostbrother
Hello dear friend .... Imagine how boring it...

Hello dear friend .... Imagine how boring it would be if we understand life itself.

I love the building, realizing dreams, test, improve .... the Honda came to be boring, it´s worked perfectly...
Forum: Beasts 07-28-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 2,826
Views: 668,214
Posted By Ghostbrother
http://iloapp.swedishline.com/data/_gallery/public...

http://iloapp.swedishline.com/data/_gallery/public/4/140614133665123900_resized.jpg?width=1680&height=945
Forum: Beasts 07-28-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 1,805
Views: 481,354
Posted By Ghostbrother
4 Sale !! ...

4 Sale !!

http://iloapp.swedishline.com/data/_gallery/public/2/139092772353292100_resized.jpg?width=1680&height=947
Forum: Beasts 07-28-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 569
Views: 131,820
Posted By Ghostbrother
Maybe the wrong thread to post this here, but...

Maybe the wrong thread to post this here, but please inquire here are some pictures of the attachment of the new fork.

When I mounted the original fork, I was very surprised by Triumph solution...
Forum: Beasts 07-27-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 569
Views: 131,820
Posted By Ghostbrother
Okay .... It is run bike times, nice! ...

Okay .... It is run bike times, nice!

Without answers to the questions above, I took matters into my own hands ....

48 mm fork, 300 mm wheel travel, 5.9 springs, 100 mm air pocket, 0.5 oil,...
Forum: Beasts 07-24-2014, 12:38 AM
Replies: 21,691
Views: 3,945,672
Posted By Ghostbrother
http://iloapp.swedishline.com/data/_gallery/public...

http://iloapp.swedishline.com/data/_gallery/public/4/140614133665123900_resized.jpg?width=1680&height=945

300 mm travel suspension, 21" in front and
270 mm 18 " rear
Forum: Beasts 07-05-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 21,691
Views: 3,945,672
Posted By Ghostbrother
Hi Have the same problem ..... about 40% of...

Hi
Have the same problem ..... about 40% of motor power I lost Day 2 of a two and a half day tour. Now it was a very dusty second day, but it's not okay. The entire filter was seriously clogged...
Forum: Beasts 07-03-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 21,691
Views: 3,945,672
Posted By Ghostbrother
Some updates on XC'n

Hey!
Then it was time for a new big bike project, ended up on a XC 800 last spring by chance and liked it dangerous to be tempted ... then tumbled over a 2012 with 20780 km
Drove it as a first...
Forum: Beasts 06-06-2014, 12:20 AM
Replies: 569
Views: 131,820
Posted By Ghostbrother
Hello and thank you for everything you share with...

Hello and thank you for everything you share with you, following you with great interest.

Question:
I'm looking for fork leg that fits original steering crowns and have between 270 and 300 mm...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-02-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 1,479
Views: 392,168
Posted By Ghostbrother
<a href="<iframe width=" 420"="" height="315"...

<a href="<iframe width=" 420"="" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/Lb80e33ZwQ4" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen="">"><a href="<iframe width=" 420"="" height="315"...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-31-2014, 11:28 PM
Replies: 1,599
Views: 1,110,914
Posted By Ghostbrother
Okay I understand. This "rally" Day 2 was the...

Okay I understand.
This "rally" Day 2 was the Honda at full throttle all morning. 200 km. and then use the 1.25 + liter/10 miles on trails and dirt roads.
Otherwise, so it stands at some 0,9-1.0...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-31-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 1,599
Views: 1,110,914
Posted By Ghostbrother
Sorry .... I found it difficult to exactly...

Sorry .... I found it difficult to exactly understand your question, then I'm absolutely useless at English.

Do you mean: What I use the Honda to? Offroad or light enduro, adventure travel or...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-30-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 1,599
Views: 1,110,914
Posted By Ghostbrother
Yeah maybe you're right :) Jolly Jumper...

Yeah maybe you're right :) Jolly Jumper .......... Maybe Lucky Luke had his name on his "Jolly Jumper" side today. :)





This model was not included in the Swedish model program either .......
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-28-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 1,599
Views: 1,110,914
Posted By Ghostbrother
From an XL 1000 to an XLR 1000 SE in 4 months

http://iloapp.swedishline.com/data/_gallery/public/2/136248851507472200_resized.jpg?width=789&height=1400

The original
...
Forum: Thumpers 01-23-2014, 05:44 AM
Replies: 5,885
Views: 859,371
Posted By Ghostbrother
http://iloapp.swedishline.com/data/_gallery/public...

http://iloapp.swedishline.com/data/_gallery/public/4/138952705922435900_resized.jpg?width=1680&height=947

Winter bike (now sits 7.5 mm the studs on) with winter light 450 cc, Recluse, etc.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-20-2014, 03:38 AM
Replies: 10,385
Views: 3,387,439
Posted By Ghostbrother
Hi This was a regular Varadero. This picture (...

Hi This was a regular Varadero.
This picture ( of the blue Varadero) is a montage of several pictures, as I did in Paint.
I had a bunch of parts lying in the garage including a brand new front...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-19-2014, 01:19 AM
Replies: 1,479
Views: 392,168
Posted By Ghostbrother
<a href="<iframe width=" 420"="" height="315"...

<a href="<iframe width=" 420"="" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/1TJqM4mgckE" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen="">"><a href="<iframe width=" 420"="" height="315"...
Forum: Thumpers 01-17-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 5,885
Views: 859,371
Posted By Ghostbrother
http://iloapp.swedishline.com/data/_gallery/public...

http://iloapp.swedishline.com/data/_gallery/public/4/138952705922435900_resized.jpg?width=1680&height=947
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-17-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 10,385
Views: 3,387,439
Posted By Ghostbrother
http://iloapp.swedishline.com/data/_gallery/public...

http://iloapp.swedishline.com/data/_gallery/public/0/1326196895_resized.jpg?width=1680&height=1260
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-15-2014, 04:16 AM
Replies: 10,385
Views: 3,387,439
Posted By Ghostbrother
Red as sin :) Yes it became very nice in the end....

Red as sin :) Yes it became very nice in the end.
I started doing sketch (Blue print) December 2012. To February 15, 2013 stripping down Varadero .... And this is how it became ... A great bike that...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-14-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 10,385
Views: 3,387,439
Posted By Ghostbrother
http://iloapp.swedishline.com/data/_gallery/public...

http://iloapp.swedishline.com/data/_gallery/public/3/137615353486880100_resized.jpg?width=1680&height=947

Honda XL R 1000 SE 2001/13 ...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-14-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 10,385
Views: 3,387,439
Posted By Ghostbrother
http://iloapp.swedishline.com/data/_gallery/public...

http://iloapp.swedishline.com/data/_gallery/public/4/138970988655497600_resized.jpg
Forum: Beasts 01-12-2014, 12:39 AM
Replies: 1,805
Views: 481,354
Posted By Ghostbrother
First year with the big Honda

Would like to thank you all for all the report declares, images, comments, and all questions, all the help and all the tips as greatly enriched ADV this year Thanks! You all are amazing people that...
Forum: Beasts 08-11-2013, 03:28 AM
Replies: 1,805
Views: 481,354
Posted By Ghostbrother
Super Offroad

After some tough tests so finally!

With a few updates:

New springs springs to fork Öhlins BMW F 800 GS 12:55 NM
Thicker fork oil 0:05 to 0:15
new Gel battery

Drove about 250 km gravel...
Forum: Beasts 07-15-2013, 11:46 AM
Replies: 1,805
Views: 481,354
Posted By Ghostbrother
SCAR Honda CR 450 R... Attachment are custom made...

SCAR Honda CR 450 R... Attachment are custom made by me!
Forum: Beasts 07-07-2013, 10:54 AM
Replies: 1,805
Views: 481,354
Posted By Ghostbrother
Simple, smart and very cheap

Many expensive 'good to have stuff "we can buy for our dear bikes ..... And I myself like to buy these things .... In some cases, we / I need to buy more expensive things because the first was not...
Forum: Beasts 07-01-2013, 06:00 AM
Replies: 1,805
Views: 481,354
Posted By Ghostbrother
Someone mentioned earlier in this thread that...

Someone mentioned earlier in this thread that there will be major problems with the steering angle, fork changes into a "enduro fork" on a modern wide road frame ....

And sure enough, now it was...
Forum: Beasts 06-23-2013, 08:38 AM
Replies: 1,805
Views: 481,354
Posted By Ghostbrother
Hummm 220 - 255 = 35 kg 220 kg must be...

Hummm 220 - 255 = 35 kg
220 kg must be completely empty of all fluids .... In my Swedish paper says that tax weight is 210 kg!?!

I simply took and drove up the bike on a real wave today and ........
Forum: Beasts 06-21-2013, 04:01 AM
Replies: 1,805
Views: 481,354
Posted By Ghostbrother
http://iloapp.swedishline.com/data/_gallery/public...

http://iloapp.swedishline.com/data/_gallery/public/3/137180825814185600_resized.jpg?width=1680&height=947
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Forum: Beasts 06-21-2013, 03:35 AM
Replies: 1,805
Views: 481,354
Posted By Ghostbrother
Tja In our part of the world we are talking...

Tja
In our part of the world we are talking always about dry weight and most tests and data are broadly similar in terms Varaderons dry weight.
Have a wonderful weekend GB LL RW L
...
Forum: Beasts 06-19-2013, 12:35 PM
Replies: 1,805
Views: 481,354
Posted By Ghostbrother
Last test: Adventure days 2013 Sweden! ...

Last test:

Adventure days 2013 Sweden!
600+ offroad bikes

Varadero Super Offroad.... Made it with a great tribute .... nice balance, extreme speed, moderate efekt, perfect height and some...
Forum: Beasts 06-02-2013, 09:40 AM
Replies: 1,805
Views: 481,354
Posted By Ghostbrother
Thanks man. This image from the first test run...

Thanks man.
This image from the first test run a week ago ..... And here she is way too high! Maybe not in the saddle height and ground clearance, the balance is not quite good, even if she runs...
Forum: Beasts 05-30-2013, 12:23 PM
Replies: 1,805
Views: 481,354
Posted By Ghostbrother
All most done!

http://iloapp.swedishline.com/data/_gallery/public/3/137180825814185600_resized.jpg?width=1680&height=947
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