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Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2013, 09:08 AM
Replies: 461
Views: 65,341
Posted By Greg Masters
From 2009 to 2011 MY, the differences are: ...

From 2009 to 2011 MY, the differences are:


revised cam chain tensioner
strengthened headstock
blue rims (maybe - seems to depend where you are)
Different bars and levers
Closed...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-26-2013, 04:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,582
Posted By Greg Masters
English eccentricity at its finest! :D

English eccentricity at its finest!

:D
Forum: Thumpers 01-01-2013, 11:13 PM
Replies: 461
Views: 65,341
Posted By Greg Masters
By far and away the best 'large' tank for the 570...

By far and away the best 'large' tank for the 570 is from 70 Degree Racing (http://www.70degreeracing.com/services.html) - it simply replaces the bike's existing underseat subframe and is a work of...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-31-2011, 09:39 AM
Replies: 373
Views: 63,581
Posted By Greg Masters
You'll have to go on a diet! Oops - I forgot...

You'll have to go on a diet! Oops - I forgot you're not like a typical GS rider!

:D



Drill the bolts and use a castle nut and split pin.

Greg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-18-2011, 06:33 AM
Replies: 6,999
Views: 2,345,493
Posted By Greg Masters
http://www.ukgser.com/forums/attachment.php?attach...

http://www.ukgser.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=186006&stc=1&d=1310994808

Does that mean the same to you as it does in the UK?
Forum: The Garage 04-22-2011, 11:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,213
Posted By Greg Masters
Thanks for your input guys. My lady has now...

Thanks for your input guys.

My lady has now bought a CTEK 7002. She'll get the plug-to-plug lead hard-wired to the battery.

Greg
Forum: Old's Cool 04-22-2011, 07:24 PM
Replies: 373
Views: 63,581
Posted By Greg Masters
Andrew (Snoopy) is a great guy - one of life's...

Andrew (Snoopy) is a great guy - one of life's eccentrics. When I first met him, he rode a 'sensible' bike, a BMW R1100GS (although it did have some dodgy tyres). Since then, Snoops has allowed his...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-22-2011, 06:57 PM
Replies: 373
Views: 63,581
Posted By Greg Masters
Or castle nuts with split pins. Greg

Or castle nuts with split pins.

Greg
Forum: The Garage 04-20-2011, 10:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,213
Posted By Greg Masters
Charging a 2010 Dodge Journey

My partner keeps a 2010 Dodge Journey at her home in the US - she doesn't use this car for months at a time as she mainly lives in Europe.

The car is getting screwed by a well-meaning neighbour...
Forum: Europe 02-04-2011, 04:57 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 696
Posted By Greg Masters
Tossers-in-the-Tejeda IV (Andalucia, Spain) - 1st-8th October 2011

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v282/GregMasters/Competa%20off-road%202010/morning_tossers.jpg

This trip is aimed at UK-based trail riders. If any of our colonial cousins are interested, I would...
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2011, 10:19 AM
Replies: 461
Views: 65,341
Posted By Greg Masters
To be fair, it's described as a 'auxiliary fill...

To be fair, it's described as a 'auxiliary fill cap' but it's a threaded hole and plug - I generally don't want to get spanners out to gas my bike - especially when there's a much better hole at the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-21-2011, 11:27 PM
Replies: 461
Views: 65,341
Posted By Greg Masters
No it doesn't - at least not one that you can...

No it doesn't - at least not one that you can pump gas into.

The tank is filled through its connection with the OE tank. As there is only a " tube (plus vent tube) joining the two tanks, it takes...
Forum: Ride reports 01-20-2011, 03:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,189
Posted By Greg Masters
Guilty as charged! :D Greg

Guilty as charged!

:D

Greg
Forum: Thumpers 01-18-2011, 11:05 PM
Replies: 461
Views: 65,341
Posted By Greg Masters
My header wrap didn't last too long. The...

My header wrap didn't last too long. The glass-fibre wrap quickly got frayed and has now worn through. I need to rewrap from the port to the exhaust sensor. It looks like this job will need doing...
Forum: Ride reports 01-02-2011, 11:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,189
Posted By Greg Masters
If you can get yourself to Spain, our friends,...

If you can get yourself to Spain, our friends, Graham and Liz Ross, at Trailblazers (http://www.trailblazers-pro.com/home.htm) will do the rest.

Greg
Forum: Ride reports 12-28-2010, 12:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,189
Posted By Greg Masters
Trail riding in Andalucia, Spain

http://i38.photobucket.com/albums/e143/plovo241/morning_tossers.jpg
The collective tossers in the Tejeda

In October, I organised a week of trail-riding in Andalucia. Bikes were shipped from the...
Forum: Thumpers 11-06-2010, 10:36 PM
Replies: 461
Views: 65,341
Posted By Greg Masters
Add a Scotts steering damper with a Scotts/BRP...

Add a Scotts steering damper with a Scotts/BRP mount.

Although not cheap, the damper itself add huge stability to the bike and makes it much easier to ride over rough terrain. A few dampers pop up...
Forum: Thumpers 09-14-2010, 01:27 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,889
Posted By Greg Masters
It's more than that for UK customers as there is...

It's more than that for UK customers as there is a stack of shipping costs, import duty and tax to go on top of the $400.

But, by all accounts, it's a really good solution. The item is well made...
Forum: Thumpers 09-14-2010, 10:09 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,889
Posted By Greg Masters
My 2011 FE570 just had it's first decent runout...

My 2011 FE570 just had it's first decent runout on Sunday. I discovered two things:


The stock tank range was just 79 miles! :yikes
The low fuel warning light doesn't work!...
Forum: Thumpers 09-02-2010, 11:01 PM
Replies: 461
Views: 65,341
Posted By Greg Masters
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v282/GregMasters...

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v282/GregMasters/Husaberg/IMG_0579-1.jpg

All the bling except the steering damper is now fitted:


Gutbucket rear spring
Michelin Desert front and AC10 rear...
Forum: Thumpers 08-25-2010, 07:29 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,889
Posted By Greg Masters
The FE450 is now gone but I've had my shiny new...

The FE450 is now gone but I've had my shiny new 2011 FE570 in the garage for a couple of weeks. It won't be licenced until 1 Spetember so I've had a while to add some bling.
...
Forum: Thumpers 08-25-2010, 03:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,162
Posted By Greg Masters
A fistful of s later and I think I can now...

A fistful of s later and I think I can now answer my own question.

I'm now 99% certain that a Scotts damper is not interchangable with a KTM damper.

The Scotts damper mounting holes are...
Forum: Thumpers 08-21-2010, 10:59 PM
Replies: 461
Views: 65,341
Posted By Greg Masters
The factory spec for the FS570 is: 3.50 x...

The factory spec for the FS570 is:

3.50 x 17'' TUBELESS/4.25 x 17'' TUBELESS using 120/70-21'' and 150/60-17'' tyres.

It's not clear how they seal the rims but they don't use rim-edge spoke...
Forum: Thumpers 08-21-2010, 12:09 PM
Replies: 461
Views: 65,341
Posted By Greg Masters
Hmmm... that's an idea. I went over to the...

Hmmm... that's an idea.

I went over to the dealers today to price the exhaust heat-shield ...

http://www.husaberg.com/typo3temp/hardequipment/maximages/81205911000_bike.jpg

:eek1

About...
Forum: Thumpers 08-21-2010, 11:52 AM
Replies: 461
Views: 65,341
Posted By Greg Masters
Just fitted mine today. If you haven't got...

Just fitted mine today.

If you haven't got one, you'll need a pop-riveter and some more anti-freeze too. Unlike the earlier models, the rad has to come off and the fan frame pop-rivets to the...
Forum: Thumpers 08-09-2010, 01:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,162
Posted By Greg Masters
Scotts -v- Husaberg Steering Damper

Are the two dampers interchangable so far as fittings are concerned?

I already have a Scotts damper. Can I use KTM/Husaberg mounts on my new 'Berg?

Greg
...
Forum: Thumpers 08-04-2010, 03:51 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,889
Posted By Greg Masters
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v282/GregMasters...

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v282/GregMasters/Husaberg/greg.jpg

This is the only shot I have of me on my '08 FE450.

The bike is currently for sale :cry as I hope to have a 2011 FE570 in my...
Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2010, 07:51 AM
Replies: 461
Views: 65,341
Posted By Greg Masters
Thanks CodeMonkee. I have a 2011 570 on...

Thanks CodeMonkee.

I have a 2011 570 on order to replace my 2008 FE450. I read the manual on remapping using the user setting tool. It appears that you can amend the settings to whatever you want...
Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2010, 06:22 AM
Replies: 461
Views: 65,341
Posted By Greg Masters
What are the differences between the three OE...

What are the differences between the three OE fuelling maps?

Greg
Forum: Europe 06-24-2010, 08:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 502
Posted By Greg Masters
UKGSer is now back up and running :clap

UKGSer is now back up and running

:clap
Forum: Europe 06-24-2010, 07:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 502
Posted By Greg Masters
I've just spoken with BHT. Some routine...

I've just spoken with BHT.

Some routine server maintenance was due next week but was brought forward to last night. This should have involved shutting the forum for a couple of hours overnight but...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-24-2010, 12:59 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,294
Posted By Greg Masters
The v3.80 upgrade is a disaster! My unit...

The v3.80 upgrade is a disaster!

My unit kept shutting down - I've been working closely with Garmin GB who eventually gave me a brand new unit.

The new unit has been shutting down too so they...
Forum: Racing 12-07-2009, 12:53 PM
Replies: 3,328
Views: 104,618
Posted By Greg Masters
The price accelerator was always a sticking point...

The price accelerator was always a sticking point I gather. I assume that it does run the full 17 years, but, according to reports, there is a break clause at 10 years in.

Greg
Forum: Racing 12-07-2009, 12:15 PM
Replies: 3,328
Views: 104,618
Posted By Greg Masters
But the deal has got a 7% pa price accelerator! ...

But the deal has got a 7% pa price accelerator!

:deal

Greg
Forum: Racing 09-24-2009, 09:46 AM
Replies: 3,328
Views: 104,618
Posted By Greg Masters
Yes, Flav and Bernie both own large chunks of...

Yes, Flav and Bernie both own large chunks of Queen's Park Rangers FC. The UK Football Association have already written to Max asking for details of Flav's involvement in Crashgate. I suspect they...
Forum: Europe 10-05-2006, 10:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 759
Posted By Greg Masters
You wouldn't want to walk from Battersea! ...

You wouldn't want to walk from Battersea!

It's here - use zoom control at bottom of map...
Forum: Europe 10-05-2006, 02:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 759
Posted By Greg Masters
The main Bracken site is here...

The main Bracken site is here (http://www.streetmap.co.uk/newmap.srf?x=534363&y=178009&z=2&sv=534363,178009&st=4&ar=Y&mapp=newmap.srf&searchp=newsearch.srf) but, frankly, it's an awkward place to get...
Forum: Racing 09-17-2006, 06:18 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,018
Posted By Greg Masters
Yep, kept myself too poor for too many years...

Yep, kept myself too poor for too many years racing cars!

Now I now longer compete (biiter/sweet) but an a senior official for the UK governing body.

Greg
Forum: Racing 09-12-2006, 02:03 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,018
Posted By Greg Masters
There is now a permanent FIA Steward to the Grand...

There is now a permanent FIA Steward to the Grand Prix and the supporting GP2 series. He is Tony Scott Andrews, a UK lawyer, who I have had the pleasure to know for over 20 years. This quietly spoken...
Forum: Europe 10-16-2005, 11:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,186
Posted By Greg Masters
I couldn't agree more. My second picture (above)...

I couldn't agree more. My second picture (above) is of the Parador at Ronda.

Check out the Parador website (http://www.parador.es/english/index.jsp).

Greg
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