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Forum: Europe 08-13-2013, 01:22 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,136
Posted By roastbeef82
We are off !

Well we are making a start the end of this week, some of us coming up from France, and some coming down from the UK. Thanks again for all the info you guys have provided, obviously there is way more...
Forum: Europe 06-24-2013, 10:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,087
Posted By roastbeef82
+1

+1
Forum: Europe 06-09-2013, 12:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,497
Posted By roastbeef82
Nice report, I feel for you on those tyres in the...

Nice report, I feel for you on those tyres in the snow! - Sort is not a million miles from me so I would be interested in a meet there now the weather has picked up ehh Phil in France and Simon...
Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2013, 03:37 AM
Replies: 6,640
Views: 1,031,347
Posted By roastbeef82
Also change the spark plug cap - I had a similar...

Also change the spark plug cap - I had a similar thing after about 10,000 miles on my 06 400 exc and it was the plug cap, it looked fine, but must have been tracking to ground.
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2013, 03:38 AM
Replies: 6,640
Views: 1,031,347
Posted By roastbeef82
I have a 2011 530, and mine drags when cold, so...

I have a 2011 530, and mine drags when cold, so much so that when I put it in gear to take off it stalls unless I give it some gas. Also, I have to find neutral to start it on the e-starter - hot or...
Forum: Europe 05-09-2013, 09:00 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,137
Posted By roastbeef82
Fantastic, just what a great ride report should...

Fantastic, just what a great ride report should be, plenty of good pictures. I am liking the look of those Portuguese fire breaks.
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2013, 10:35 AM
Replies: 6,640
Views: 1,031,347
Posted By roastbeef82
Yep - like that idea - lookin that up right now ...

Yep - like that idea - lookin that up right now
Cheers
Phil
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2013, 10:30 AM
Replies: 6,640
Views: 1,031,347
Posted By roastbeef82
+1

+1
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2013, 01:44 PM
Replies: 6,640
Views: 1,031,347
Posted By roastbeef82
The weights I had were steel and took a bit of...

The weights I had were steel and took a bit of bashing to get them to conform to the wheel profile. The rear wheel worked out OK but the front ended up a bit of a mess. The problem is that the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-19-2013, 12:49 PM
Replies: 6,640
Views: 1,031,347
Posted By roastbeef82
I got hold of some stick on lead weights - but...

I got hold of some stick on lead weights - but thinking about it - I don't know if they will stay on for long in the dirt.
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2013, 08:44 AM
Replies: 6,640
Views: 1,031,347
Posted By roastbeef82
Balance out rim lock

I don't want to remove the rim locks, but I am starting to do an increased amount of roadwork on my 530 and it's just awfull on the road.
How much weight do I have to add opposite the rim lock to...
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2013, 08:44 AM
Replies: 6,640
Views: 1,031,347
Posted By roastbeef82
Cam chain rattle 2011 530 exc (Carb model)

I am just being lazy by not searching through this thread and others for the best solution to my annoying cam chain rattle. Is the best solution to fit a dirt tricks tensioner? What do you guys think...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-03-2013, 07:41 AM
Replies: 10,603
Views: 2,215,349
Posted By roastbeef82
I would like an Alien Queen too.

I would like an Alien Queen too.
Forum: Ride reports 12-21-2012, 12:03 PM
Replies: 2,809
Views: 1,853,087
Posted By roastbeef82
Truly magnificent images Margus - Merry Christmas...

Truly magnificent images Margus - Merry Christmas
Phil
Forum: Europe 12-21-2012, 01:36 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,136
Posted By roastbeef82
Thanks, and keep it coming

Getting some good quality info here, thanks to all of you guys who have responded so far. As far as castle viewing goes, I know what will happen in our group - if there is any waiting in lines -...
Forum: Europe 12-13-2012, 03:19 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,136
Posted By roastbeef82
Oops, well you know me, unless its orange I don't...

Oops, well you know me, unless its orange I don't pay much attention:D
Forum: Europe 12-08-2012, 04:09 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,136
Posted By roastbeef82
Germany 2013 sites not to miss

Hi guys, I am planning a trip to Germany in August 2013 and I am looking for any tips for places to visit.
There will be about 4 of us in the team, ( 2 Triumph Tigers, 1 BMW GS and my KTM adv) and...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-28-2012, 05:32 AM
Replies: 10,603
Views: 2,215,349
Posted By roastbeef82
- Why ??? There is nothing good about Andorra...

- Why ??? There is nothing good about Andorra unless you want to do the dirt tracks on the way out.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-28-2012, 05:28 AM
Replies: 10,603
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Posted By roastbeef82
Nice trip

Did the Pamplona to Andorra run a couple of years ago, great ride, stayed at a roadside inn at Jaca, great place, can't miss it - good tapas.
When are you leaving?
Have fun Rick
Cheers
Phil
Forum: Orange Crush 07-25-2012, 10:25 AM
Replies: 10,603
Views: 2,215,349
Posted By roastbeef82
Great Photo !

Fantastic photo Terry, let me know if you fancy doing the Stella Alpina next year, t'was a great ride.
Phil
Forum: Europe 06-10-2012, 12:04 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 20,610
Posted By roastbeef82
I told my wife we met Jesus, she didn't believe...

I told my wife we met Jesus, she didn't believe me, she just told me to stop fooling around on bikes and get back to work :eek1
Forum: Europe 06-09-2012, 08:51 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 20,610
Posted By roastbeef82
Hey Chris, (Jethro dog) glad to hear you made it...

Hey Chris, (Jethro dog) glad to hear you made it back in one piece, those beers you bought for us all on the first night away from base went down really well, though I do think it ought to have...
Forum: Europe 06-02-2012, 10:37 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 20,610
Posted By roastbeef82
Hey Phil, did you ride back with that foot ? or...

Hey Phil, did you ride back with that foot ? or get a lift with Mark ? anyway it doesn't look like you will be riding with us this week.:fall
Charles: I will be there for this Sunday evening meal...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-24-2012, 01:44 AM
Replies: 10,603
Views: 2,215,349
Posted By roastbeef82
No, I splashed out on a set of Woodys 50/50....

No, I splashed out on a set of Woodys 50/50. Silver rims are back in !!
Forum: Orange Crush 05-23-2012, 02:05 PM
Replies: 10,603
Views: 2,215,349
Posted By roastbeef82
Cleaned her off after a blast in the mud.:D ...

Cleaned her off after a blast in the mud.:D
http://i1114.photobucket.com/albums/k525/roastbeef82/021-1.jpg
Forum: Europe 05-23-2012, 01:02 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 20,610
Posted By roastbeef82
Is anyone on this rally doing the Ryedale Rally ...

Is anyone on this rally doing the Ryedale Rally (Yorkshire 7-8th July) ?
If so I may need some wheels taking back if you have space in your van.
Thanks
Phil
Forum: Europe 05-21-2012, 08:36 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 20,610
Posted By roastbeef82
Not long now

It's going to be a muddy one! the rain has not stopped falling here for weeks now, that river crossing will be interesting:eek1
However if we get two weeks of dry weather it could all change.
See...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-17-2012, 02:40 PM
Replies: 10,603
Views: 2,215,349
Posted By roastbeef82
I may like to do that rally one day, what tyres...

I may like to do that rally one day, what tyres do you run? I have the dunlop 908 rear and mich desert front.
Is there a website for the rally ?
Cheers
Phil
Forum: Orange Crush 05-14-2012, 01:03 PM
Replies: 10,603
Views: 2,215,349
Posted By roastbeef82
[QUOTE=Sumi;18684444]Went on a rally race with...

[QUOTE=Sumi;18684444]Went on a rally race with her:)

Finished 7th out of 22 (motorbike & quad category). This was my first race:) (2days, geochallange type rally, "Budapest-Bratislava Rally 2012")...
Forum: Europe 05-11-2012, 10:00 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,581
Posted By roastbeef82
Hello Le Crab. Je serais ravi de aller vers...

Hello Le Crab.
Je serais ravi de aller vers Brittany et découvert les menhirs avec vous, l’histoire de le France m'interess beaucoup.
Moi, j'habite dans le Tarn et Garonne, depuis 10 ans avec mon...
Forum: Thumpers 05-10-2012, 12:45 PM
Replies: 6,640
Views: 1,031,347
Posted By roastbeef82
I overfill relative to the window ( just tilt the...

I overfill relative to the window ( just tilt the bike the other way to check its not way over) not noticed any problems --- yet
Forum: Orange Crush 05-10-2012, 12:25 PM
Replies: 10,603
Views: 2,215,349
Posted By roastbeef82
Now thats a good idea, save your knobblies for...

Now thats a good idea, save your knobblies for when you really need them.:nod
Forum: Orange Crush 05-09-2012, 09:13 AM
Replies: 10,603
Views: 2,215,349
Posted By roastbeef82
Only just clicked over 10,000 kms, but you know -...

Only just clicked over 10,000 kms, but you know - - - the best thing I did to that bike was to have it de-restricted.
New bikes sold in France are restricted to about 98 bhp, but its not the loss of...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-08-2012, 08:09 AM
Replies: 10,603
Views: 2,215,349
Posted By roastbeef82
Fitted a toast rack

Going to the Pyrenees at the end of the month for a few days trail blasting, so I have been experimenting with radiator protections for those gravel tracks.
I want to keep the plastic fins because...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-08-2012, 07:37 AM
Replies: 10,603
Views: 2,215,349
Posted By roastbeef82
You've got my bike !

Hey bigkuri, remember me, we bought "R's" at the same time.
Looks really good your bike, I too have bought another set of wheels (kept bending the front whenever it hit a pebble)
I'll post some...
Forum: Europe 05-04-2012, 03:14 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,581
Posted By roastbeef82
I have been here 10 years, and I would agree with...

I have been here 10 years, and I would agree with all that above - even though I speak some French it is still sometimes difficult to converse with the locals !!
Forum: Orange Crush 05-03-2012, 11:37 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,362
Posted By roastbeef82
Yep I am 6'1" and I prefer it to the standard...

Yep I am 6'1" and I prefer it to the standard height Adventure that I had before, but also I like the bench seat (you can shift positions easily when riding on difficult terrain)
Cheers
Phil
Forum: Orange Crush 05-01-2012, 04:44 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,362
Posted By roastbeef82
I bought one last year, best buy ever - love it. ...

I bought one last year, best buy ever - love it.
Cheers
Phil
Forum: Equipment 04-09-2012, 10:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,411
Posted By roastbeef82
Draggin jeans

Hi, I have a pair of draggin cargo style jeans, whilst they are comfortable in ambient temperatures, when the weather is hot, that kevlar really starts to "grate" on your backside.:eek1
Forum: Orange Crush 03-26-2012, 09:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,357
Posted By roastbeef82
Thanks slackmeyer, I have just taken the cush...

Thanks slackmeyer, I have just taken the cush drive apart and re-assembled it with no problems, ---- you know what its like ---- you just don't want to take something apart and not be able to put it...
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