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Forum: Ride reports 03-10-2014, 06:50 AM
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Posted By Steve SA
Day 3. Elephant Sands - Kasane.

http://i226.photobucket.com/albums/dd259/SteveDanni/ItinararyDay3_zpsb31fc0d2.jpg

Another early start on day 3. We were all feeling a bit sensitive after all the beers and Captain Morgan rum from...
Forum: Ride reports 03-10-2014, 04:31 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,054
Posted By Steve SA
Hi vickyxtreme, A lot of TVS owners are...

Hi vickyxtreme,

A lot of TVS owners are asking about the screens. These particular ones are manufactured by a company in South Africa called war eagle. I will post their details in the next few...
Forum: Ride reports 03-10-2014, 02:22 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,054
Posted By Steve SA
Day 2 - Elephant Sands.

Elephant Sands was a great experience for us. Ok maybe not for Simon the Yorkshire man. With the scorpion incident the previous evening and now sporting the mother of all hangovers, he was dreading...
Forum: Ride reports 03-09-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,054
Posted By Steve SA
Thanks Tsotsie, Good to see that someone is...

Thanks Tsotsie,

Good to see that someone is still there :lol3. and yes I will do.
Forum: Ride reports 03-09-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,054
Posted By Steve SA
My humble apologies to those of you who...

My humble apologies to those of you who subscribed to this RR only to be let down by me not finishing it.

Unfortunately "life" has happened and time has flown by. I have just caught up on...
Forum: Ride reports 03-09-2014, 04:51 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,054
Posted By Steve SA
Hi mustanoglu, My apologies. Unfortunately...

Hi mustanoglu,

My apologies. Unfortunately "life" happened and I never completed this RR. Can't believe that more that 2 years have passed already. We have since done a second trip through...
Forum: Beasts 03-19-2013, 06:03 AM
Replies: 21,735
Views: 6,326,992
Posted By Steve SA
Hi Simon, I fitted the MAS Alu mud guards...

Hi Simon,

I fitted the MAS Alu mud guards and I'm very happy with them. Nicely made. Only negatives are that they're not cheap and I had to wait about 6 months for the front fender to be...
Forum: Beasts 03-19-2013, 05:51 AM
Replies: 21,735
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Posted By Steve SA
Hi Norris, I turned my '08 T100 bonneville...

Hi Norris,

I turned my '08 T100 bonneville into a scrambler. I went with icon fork springs and rear shocks from new bonneville. Aluminum MAS fenders. Zard 2-1 Low mount exhaust. 1" MX Bar from...
Forum: Beasts 09-28-2012, 01:53 AM
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Posted By Steve SA
Retarded? WTF is that supposed to mean? Bars...

Retarded? WTF is that supposed to mean?

Bars are from Lowbrow Customs.
Forum: Beasts 09-28-2012, 01:50 AM
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Posted By Steve SA
Sorry Easy10pins, I only saw your question now. ...

Sorry Easy10pins, I only saw your question now. I ordered these from DomiRacer who are based in Cincinnati.
You can order off their website.

Price was 42 US.

Cheers, Steve
Forum: Beasts 08-16-2012, 11:40 PM
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Posted By Steve SA
Your chain is looking a bit 'tight' there...

Your chain is looking a bit 'tight' there Borderman? I may be wrong!
Forum: Beasts 08-15-2012, 08:12 AM
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Posted By Steve SA
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8308/7776623668_e9f6...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8308/7776623668_e9f60539c3.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/84920604@N06/7776623668/)

Nice pic! Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Beasts 08-13-2012, 12:10 PM
Replies: 21,735
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Posted By Steve SA
Great Bud, No doubt she'll be singing a different...

Great Bud, No doubt she'll be singing a different tune tomorrow :D
Forum: Beasts 08-13-2012, 09:18 AM
Replies: 21,735
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Posted By Steve SA
Hi Prince. Firstly, there's nothing you need to...

Hi Prince. Firstly, there's nothing you need to 'fit' the Zard together. You only use the bolts and spring (and maybe the bracket) provided. All you need is a socket set and maybe a ring spanner. ...
Forum: Beasts 08-13-2012, 08:54 AM
Replies: 21,735
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Posted By Steve SA
Does the "chirp" which you're referring to sound...

Does the "chirp" which you're referring to sound like a 1964 VW Beetle? Almost like a whistle? If so, there's a vertical 3mm steel pin welded into the baffle (you can't miss it). You need to cut it...
Forum: Beasts 08-10-2012, 09:05 AM
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Posted By Steve SA
Hi Fredicchino, In my opinion the parts you...

Hi Fredicchino, In my opinion the parts you mention are very easy to install. They're simply 'bolt on' additions. The Zard required a bit of manipulation but a few Jack Daniels and some help from a...
Forum: Beasts 08-10-2012, 08:57 AM
Replies: 21,735
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Posted By Steve SA
Easy10pins. The newbonneville.com running light...

Easy10pins. The newbonneville.com running light kit is great. Simply plugs straight in and looks fantastic. definately a good buy! If you're leaning in that direction I'd say go that route for sure!
Forum: Beasts 08-10-2012, 06:22 AM
Replies: 21,735
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Posted By Steve SA
The chances of Triumph bringing out a model with...

The chances of Triumph bringing out a model with an arrow pipe as standard are zero. I doubt very much too that they'd upgrade the suspension to a level that most seasoned riders would find...
Forum: Beasts 08-08-2012, 01:15 AM
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Posted By Steve SA
Ok, yesterday I ordered Randal Arther's book. ...

Ok, yesterday I ordered Randal Arther's book. Now you go order your new scrambler please! :evil
Forum: Beasts 08-03-2012, 05:10 AM
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Posted By Steve SA
Early Spring in the South African Highveld.

So I woke up yesterday morning with the mother of all hangovers! That's the last time I go out partying with my wife!

Sitting at the office yesterday was going to be a waste of time so I jumped on...
Forum: Beasts 08-03-2012, 04:45 AM
Replies: 21,735
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Posted By Steve SA
Thank you Maxacceleration ! I read through that...

Thank you Maxacceleration ! I read through that RAT thread last night and think I got all the info I need to do my seat conversion :) It would appear that I'm not the only one wanting to go this...
Forum: Beasts 08-03-2012, 04:37 AM
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Posted By Steve SA
Hi tvscum, It's a Mitas Enduro E-07 140/80/17. ...

Hi tvscum, It's a Mitas Enduro E-07 140/80/17. Very similar pattern to the Heidenhau but a little cheaper.

I'm very happy with them and great value for money.

Regards, Steve
Forum: Beasts 08-01-2012, 06:25 AM
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Posted By Steve SA
Need some info Please Guys!

Can anyone give me some info on this seat? I've been wanting to fabricate a seat with the length somewhere between the original and a solo. Pictured below is exactly what I want to do. If I could...
Forum: Beasts 07-30-2012, 06:29 AM
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Posted By Steve SA
Ashes to ashes, dust to dust. If the sand doesn't get you - the fesh fesh must.

My mate Dave had a 'little off' yesterday :rofl. He blamed it on a submerged log.

http://i226.photobucket.com/albums/dd259/SteveDanni/FeshfeshDave.jpg
Forum: Beasts 07-27-2012, 05:29 AM
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Posted By Steve SA
Patients my friend, patients :) Look forward to...

Patients my friend, patients :) Look forward to seeing your photo's when she arrives.
Forum: Beasts 07-26-2012, 11:03 PM
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Posted By Steve SA
@gseur - The suspense must be killing you? Well...

@gseur - The suspense must be killing you? Well worth the wait though.
Forum: Beasts 07-26-2012, 08:29 AM
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Posted By Steve SA
Parys - De Aar ADV Rally 2012

Did 1000km of dirt riding 2 weeks ago on the annual "Parys-De Aar Rally" in South Africa. What a blast!

Hope you don't mind me sharing a few pics.
...
Forum: Beasts 07-09-2012, 01:08 PM
Replies: 21,735
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Posted By Steve SA
Hi RJF. Congrats on your purchase. Guaranteed...

Hi RJF. Congrats on your purchase. Guaranteed you'll be very happy with your new ride. The great thing with the 900 Scrambler is that you'll make it your own (with time) in the modifications (big...
Forum: Beasts 07-05-2012, 12:30 PM
Replies: 21,735
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Posted By Steve SA
I wouldn't stress bud. The ECU will make it's own...

I wouldn't stress bud. The ECU will make it's own adjustments on your 40 mile journey to the dealership. The concern would be running the mixture too lean and that ain't going to happen. In my...
Forum: Beasts 07-05-2012, 03:56 AM
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Posted By Steve SA
Thanks RMAK. Sometimes I impress even myself :D

Thanks RMAK. Sometimes I impress even myself :D
Forum: Beasts 07-04-2012, 01:52 PM
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Posted By Steve SA
Jullie-Ann.

Thought I'd share a few more pics of Jullie-Ann enjoying a Scrambled Triumph. I met her 5 minutes earlier and she was dead keen for an 'I-Phone' shoot (ha ha) on my bonnie. What a FOX and she...
Forum: Beasts 07-04-2012, 12:16 AM
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Posted By Steve SA
Hi, It's actually a very cumbersome 8"...

Hi, It's actually a very cumbersome 8" headlight. Bugged the hell out of me when it was still chromed. Looked like it belonged on the front of a freight train. Now that it's powder coated matt black...
Forum: Beasts 07-03-2012, 11:41 PM
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Posted By Steve SA
Can anybody confirm the gearing ratio on of the...

Can anybody confirm the gearing ratio on of the speedo drive on an '08 T100 Bonneville? I'm wanting to order a mini speedometer. Most aftermaket speedos have a 1:5 ratio.

Thanks, Steve
Forum: Beasts 07-01-2012, 12:34 PM
Replies: 21,735
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Posted By Steve SA
A Teaser pic of my Bonnie.

Just a teaser pic of my scrambler project. Started off as a standard T100 Bonneville. Still waiting on a few bits and pieces but she's starting to take shape.
...
Forum: Ride reports 06-26-2012, 07:32 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 45,402
Posted By Steve SA
I'm really enjoying your adventure from my PC....

I'm really enjoying your adventure from my PC. Just wish I was on this trip with you Oke's.

Steve:1drink
Forum: Ride reports 06-22-2012, 11:15 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 26,122
Posted By Steve SA
Thumb :lurk Keep it coming

:lurk

Keep it coming
Forum: Ride reports 06-13-2012, 01:24 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 45,402
Posted By Steve SA
Enjoying your RR. Please keep it coming.

Enjoying your RR. Please keep it coming.
Forum: Beasts 06-09-2012, 10:34 AM
Replies: 21,735
Views: 6,326,992
Posted By Steve SA
Hey Bruce. I first saw these on a local...

Hey Bruce. I first saw these on a local scrambler build and liked them immediately. I hope I don't find them as unpractical as you have. Specially imported them so have to give them a try :wink:. At...
Forum: Beasts 06-08-2012, 05:28 AM
Replies: 21,735
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Posted By Steve SA
Nice bike - ShAkY ViDeO. I'm also going the...

Nice bike - ShAkY ViDeO. I'm also going the retro BMW bar end turn signals route. Can't wait to get them installed.

Dig your helmet by the way!
Forum: Ride reports 11-18-2011, 06:10 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,054
Posted By Steve SA
Laugh ....Day 2 continued.

So we mission along in the rain but before we know it the African sun has dispersed the rainclouds and I dry out within a few minutes. We arrive in Francistown at the same time that the whole...
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