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Forum: Ride reports 12-14-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 41,279
Posted By potski
Nice work guys. The Hepco Gobis look plastic...

Nice work guys. The Hepco Gobis look plastic fantastic on the TA; amazing they still had the racks for a 25 year young TA. Do you ever use the water carrying facility in the old Gobis; just...
Forum: Beasts 12-12-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 4,226
Views: 804,710
Posted By potski
Hey guys, What's happened to episode 2 of...

Hey guys,

What's happened to episode 2 of the True Adventure series, it's disappeared ????

Cheers
Potski
Forum: Ride reports 12-10-2014, 02:43 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,529
Posted By potski
Great RR, an adventure ride for all concerned...

Great RR, an adventure ride for all concerned that's for sure. Thoughts must go to the locals. It reminds me of the 2013 storms and floods in the Spanish Pyrenees.


Thanks for taking the time to...
Forum: Ride reports 12-06-2014, 04:14 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 41,279
Posted By potski
Hi Guys, Still enjoying your excellent RR. ...

Hi Guys,

Still enjoying your excellent RR.

Time for a break for you both at the Travel show; hope you or someone films your presentation.

Yep, those Mosko Moto panniers look the...
Forum: Ride reports 12-05-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,544
Posted By potski
Superb RR The real deal; thanks so much...

Superb RR

The real deal; thanks so much for posting. Hopefully you will write another RR in the future.

Ride Safe


Cheers
Potski :freaky
Forum: Ride reports 12-04-2014, 03:13 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,241
Posted By potski
Great RR, photos and ADVenture AME. It's a...

Great RR, photos and ADVenture AME. It's a stunning part of the world up there that's for sure.

Thanks for sharing.


Cheers
Potski :freaky
Forum: Beasts 11-26-2014, 03:54 AM
Replies: 17,404
Views: 5,185,057
Posted By potski
Very sad news indeed. Most of us never met him,...

Very sad news indeed. Most of us never met him, but all of us new he was a good man with a huge passion and talent for motorcycling.

Potski
Forum: Beasts 11-24-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 14,165
Views: 5,082,293
Posted By potski
Hi Stormforce and All, If I may, back...

Hi Stormforce and All,


If I may, back to VT 17 tooth Shadow front sprocket being replacement for original 16 tooth Africa Twin 97-03.


Is it me, am I going mad, or do these look slightly...
Forum: Beasts 11-23-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 4,226
Views: 804,710
Posted By potski
Nice cyborg nice.... fun on the Forum :clap good...

Nice cyborg nice.... fun on the Forum :clap good wheelie :D


Cheers
Potski :freaky
Forum: Beasts 11-20-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 4,226
Views: 804,710
Posted By potski
Fair point, though whilst the KLR is a fine bike...

Fair point, though whilst the KLR is a fine bike it's a thumper, SO.. The Cagiva, nice stylish, but reliability????
The other BmmmmR thingy has a funny engine that sticks out of each side..:D
I...
Forum: Beasts 11-19-2014, 03:32 AM
Replies: 4,226
Views: 804,710
Posted By potski
Hi All, Yeah, let's cast our minds back to...

Hi All,

Yeah, let's cast our minds back to when Honda brought the Transalp over to the States, I think it was around 88-90. It was a bike imo before its time, no one really knew what category...
Forum: Beasts 11-17-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 485
Views: 159,372
Posted By potski
My 600 and my mate John and his 650. First...

My 600 and my mate John and his 650. First dusting of snow in the Pyrenees this autumn in the distance.

Cheers
Potski :freaky
Forum: Beasts 11-14-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 4,226
Views: 804,710
Posted By potski
"so what nothing new here".... May be of...

"so what nothing new here"....

May be of interest to UK riders...take it you're stateside.

Cheers
Potski :freaky
Forum: Beasts 11-14-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 4,226
Views: 804,710
Posted By potski
Hi All. UK's MCN say..."Debut at the...

Hi All.

UK's MCN say..."Debut at the motorcycle live show Birmingham's NEC November 22nd" .

...
Forum: Beasts 11-12-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 4,226
Views: 804,710
Posted By potski
<IFRAME height=315...

<IFRAME height=315 src="//www.youtube.com/embed/074CYjbkz_w" frameBorder=0 width=560 allowfullscreen></IFRAME>

Another vid... but in German. Anything new, anyone transalate?

Cheers...
Forum: Beasts 11-12-2014, 05:00 AM
Replies: 4,226
Views: 804,710
Posted By potski
Now now...

Now now Children....:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:

The above posts are so funny and brightened my day :D

But thought this thread was about "the new Africa Twin" :huh

Honda best release...
Forum: Beasts 11-12-2014, 03:55 AM
Replies: 14,165
Views: 5,082,293
Posted By potski
Ok, thanks for that Stormforce; usefull to know...

Ok, thanks for that Stormforce; usefull to know for a long road trip. :thumb

Cheers
potski :freaky
Forum: Ride reports 11-12-2014, 02:30 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 41,279
Posted By potski
Hi Guys, Amazing photos and your words...

Hi Guys,

Amazing photos and your words describe very well what an fantastic journey you are having and great folks you are meeting.

Wow, those redwoods are incredible, if they look...
Forum: Beasts 11-11-2014, 01:45 AM
Replies: 14,165
Views: 5,082,293
Posted By potski
Hi all, Re 17 tooth sprocket. ...

Hi all,

Re 17 tooth sprocket.

Ladder, well spotted as usual; thanks.

E-Bum, wanting to up the gearing really, the 15 would lower it. The output shaft is thicker on RD07 too, thanks...
Forum: Beasts 11-10-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 14,165
Views: 5,082,293
Posted By potski
Hi again, Oh, those output shafts... I...

Hi again,

Oh, those output shafts...

I did notice that the guys on ATOC had come up with an interesting idea (hope they don't mind me sharing the photo etc here), but if I had one of these...
Forum: Beasts 11-10-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 14,165
Views: 5,082,293
Posted By potski
Hi E-Bum, Yes, I think JT's are very hard...

Hi E-Bum,

Yes, I think JT's are very hard which is great for longevity of the sprocket, but perhaps potentially tough on the output shaft. Below is a post I did on the Transalp Mods thread...
Forum: Beasts 11-10-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 14,165
Views: 5,082,293
Posted By potski
Thanks Ladder. Wonder why they don't list...

Thanks Ladder.

Wonder why they don't list it. Thought it was good, but was concerned that it may make things too close to the engine casing, but surely the VT casing is the same.

Cheers...
Forum: Beasts 11-10-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 14,165
Views: 5,082,293
Posted By potski
Hi Guys, Thinking of fitting a VT 750...

Hi Guys,

Thinking of fitting a VT 750 shadow front sprocket (below) on my RD07a, but JT don't mark it as a poss sprocket to swap to; am I right in saying it will fit though?
...
Forum: Ride reports 11-09-2014, 04:18 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 56,506
Posted By potski
Hi, Just watched all the vids; absolutely...

Hi,

Just watched all the vids; absolutely fantastic and brilliant idea putting together your racing and traveling. Wishing you continued success in both and looking forward to following you.
...
Forum: Beasts 11-06-2014, 04:58 AM
Replies: 17,404
Views: 5,185,057
Posted By potski
Hi guys, Sorry to hear of your engine probs...

Hi guys,
Sorry to hear of your engine probs R_Rick...

Fellow inmates here
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=983889&page=9

are having what sounds like similar probs. You may...
Forum: Beasts 11-04-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 4,226
Views: 804,710
Posted By potski
WOW !!! <iframe width="560" height="315"...

WOW !!!


<iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/6xUewDN9lgY" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

Cheers

Potski :freaky
Forum: Beasts 11-01-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 17,404
Views: 5,185,057
Posted By potski
Hi icema Got them on both of my TA's. If I...

Hi icema

Got them on both of my TA's. If I remember rightly, they were a slightly awkward fit, but have been fine; no leg clearance issues and have survived a couple of slow offs OK. I think...
Forum: Thumpers 11-01-2014, 05:50 AM
Replies: 4,642
Views: 1,172,847
Posted By potski
Lovin this stuff. Still on the lookout for...

Lovin this stuff.

Still on the lookout for a nice TW myself, but the 200 is like rocking horse poo over here, so, "the search continues"

Keep em comin Tinywheel.

Cheers :freaky
Potski
Forum: Ride reports 10-24-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 41,279
Posted By potski
Hi again Guys, Not sure it's a collection,...

Hi again Guys,

Not sure it's a collection, only a couple but all Honda V Twins :D

Yes, noticed you struggling with high oil consumtion probs on your Transalp. Apparently the early bikes do...
Forum: Beasts 10-24-2014, 05:12 AM
Replies: 14,165
Views: 5,082,293
Posted By potski
Yep, you would have thought they would have. ...

Yep, you would have thought they would have. Vaccuming; first thing I thought of to be honest and I'm no pro mechanic.

Cheers
Potski :freaky
Forum: Ride reports 10-24-2014, 03:27 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 41,279
Posted By potski
Hey Guys, Loving your ride report and great...

Hey Guys,

Loving your ride report and great sense of ADVenture; great photos, great story and so well written, keep it coming.

BIG fan of Honda V Twins too; I have both a Transalp and Africa...
Forum: Ride reports 10-21-2014, 04:43 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 9,329
Posted By potski
Fantastic trip to what looks to be a stunning...

Fantastic trip to what looks to be a stunning destination.

Would dearly like to make a similar trip, it's been talked about many times here. What puts us off is the extortionate hire rates - 200...
Forum: Road warriors 10-19-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 1,150
Views: 292,966
Posted By potski
Other inmates milages with Continental TKC80's ...

Other inmates milages with Continental TKC80's

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=4523

Cheers
Potski :freaky
Forum: Beasts 10-17-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 485
Views: 159,372
Posted By potski
My old 88 near the border between France and...

My old 88 near the border between France and Andorra today.

Cheers
Potski :freaky




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Forum: Ride reports 10-15-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,438
Posted By potski
Hi Daniel, "Are you from that region?" ...

Hi Daniel,

"Are you from that region?"

No, as you may well have guessed I too am originally from the UK, though been calling "la belle France" home for many years now...yes, it's a fantastic...
Forum: Ride reports 10-15-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,438
Posted By potski
Hi Daniel, It's a really nice little spot...

Hi Daniel,

It's a really nice little spot Mirepoix, I'm not too far from there actually :D

Take it the RR is written well in retrospect, else you could have popped in for a brew? Where...
Forum: Ride reports 10-14-2014, 02:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,438
Posted By potski
Hi Daniel, Sounds like a good adventure and...

Hi Daniel,

Sounds like a good adventure and on an interesting little characterful bike.

Looks like you worked at the Hotel de la Cite, very posh; been in there a few times and Carcassonne many...
Forum: Beasts 10-13-2014, 03:06 AM
Replies: 17,404
Views: 5,185,057
Posted By potski
Hi danyila, Absolutly brilliant..liking the...

Hi danyila,

Absolutly brilliant..liking the music too :-)

Cheers
Potski :freaky
Forum: Beasts 10-13-2014, 02:00 AM
Replies: 14,165
Views: 5,082,293
Posted By potski
It was more of a what's interchangeable between...

It was more of a what's interchangeable between bikes that the average guy wouldn't otherwise know about. This will fit this, eg, this cable may be a bit longer but it will get you home, if you...
Forum: Beasts 10-12-2014, 03:11 AM
Replies: 14,165
Views: 5,082,293
Posted By potski
Hi Rob, Yes, brilliant idea, it would be...

Hi Rob,

Yes, brilliant idea, it would be great to know things like wheel bearings from this fit that etc etc. Used a TA oil filter on my AT yesterday. Would be a real help in compiling a...
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