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Forum: Thumpers 08-20-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 16,205
Views: 2,557,550
Posted By SaltyCaptain
Went from a TA to CBR600 to DR800 this summer....

Went from a TA to CBR600 to DR800 this summer. It's a bit different than the usual Big having a DR650 tank and front fender and proper lights. Haven't weighted it yet but it feels light to push...
Forum: Road warriors 08-04-2014, 05:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,330
Posted By SaltyCaptain
And if you'll upgrade to a K100LT or K1100LT...

And if you'll upgrade to a K100LT or K1100LT you'll get the torque, radio, huge windscreen and ABS...

Me? I prefer keeping a bit of sport in my sport-touring so I'd go with a K1100RS.

One...
Forum: Beasts 05-26-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 17,283
Views: 5,109,895
Posted By SaltyCaptain
Took the battery wires off and brushed the...

Took the battery wires off and brushed the connectors. Also I replaced a loose connector on the (+) wire of the 12v output. Reconnected the battery and no problems after that - power stays on after...
Forum: Beasts 05-25-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 17,283
Views: 5,109,895
Posted By SaltyCaptain
Back in April I put the battery back on after...

Back in April I put the battery back on after winter and rode around 1,5k miles before today's little ride.

Last summer I swapped the CDIs to used AT units - they worked fine until now. No big...
Forum: Beasts 05-25-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 17,283
Views: 5,109,895
Posted By SaltyCaptain
Just got the brakes sorted out and immediately a...

Just got the brakes sorted out and immediately a new problem raises it's fugly head.

1. Start bike after a short break. Tacho goes wild, misfire over 4000ish RPM
2. Stop bike
3. Turn key. No...
Forum: Road warriors 04-18-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,824
Posted By SaltyCaptain
A quick look to charleston.craigslist and this...

A quick look to charleston.craigslist and this caught my eye; how rare are DR250s there? I've only ever seen one for sale here in Finland.

http://charleston.craigslist.org/mcy/4417638686.html
...
Forum: Road warriors 04-15-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 2,920
Views: 1,126,774
Posted By SaltyCaptain
:D I just photoshopped it to my liking, no...

:D I just photoshopped it to my liking, no connection to the owner/builder.

And it seems I'm out of bandwith. Shouldn't post in the WTF thread. :cry
Forum: Road warriors 04-12-2014, 03:58 AM
Replies: 2,920
Views: 1,126,774
Posted By SaltyCaptain
Something didn't look right from this angle. ...

Something didn't look right from this angle.


Fotoshopped a panel below the seat. Better!

http://i1282.photobucket.com/albums/a535/SaltyCaptain/K75CL_zpsb37067ab.jpg~original
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-13-2014, 12:45 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,287
Posted By SaltyCaptain
Looks like there's a new version in the works: ...

Looks like there's a new version in the works: https://www.geoguessr.com/beta

Dunno why they call it Beta, shouldn't it be Geoguessr 2.0? :D

Anyway, for me the beta works much smoother in...
Forum: Racing 02-21-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,926
Posted By SaltyCaptain
Seems pretty solid: ...

Seems pretty solid:

http://www.thelocal.fr/20140221/french-police-seize-record-14-tonne-cocaine-haul
...
Forum: Road warriors 02-20-2014, 02:00 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 41,953
Posted By SaltyCaptain
A few mentions of the Transalp but no ATs? :dunno...

A few mentions of the Transalp but no ATs? :dunno

Oh right you've never even seen one live :D

Pretty much has a cult status already, and they'll surely be around for long.
...
Forum: EMEA 02-18-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,836
Posted By SaltyCaptain
Sounds like a plan :rofl Finnish hospitality...

Sounds like a plan :rofl

Finnish hospitality - 1. Drink a shitload of booze with your guest, not mixed 2. Rip off your clothes 3. Step into a 100 °C room 4. Run into the lake 5. Repeat until 5 am.
Forum: EMEA 02-17-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,836
Posted By SaltyCaptain
What a great journey you have ahead. Congrats! ...

What a great journey you have ahead. Congrats!

Looks like you'll be riding right past my home turf too - I can always fix you a bit curvier route, or even some WRC gravel if thats your thing. And...
Forum: Road warriors 02-07-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,513
Posted By SaltyCaptain
Can't believe my luck. I stumble to this thread...

Can't believe my luck. I stumble to this thread in the morning and 10 hours later I find this 750 DR for sale. :eek1
Same style, eh? http://www.nettimoto.com/suzuki/dr/1633140
I like the beak...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-02-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 1,005
Views: 244,280
Posted By SaltyCaptain
Sounds like I'm gonna head back to look for some...

Sounds like I'm gonna head back to look for some K-bikes :lol3 And I guess I'm too young for an older Guzzi :D
Forum: Old's Cool 01-31-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 1,005
Views: 244,280
Posted By SaltyCaptain
A question: what's the deal with the fairing in...

A question: what's the deal with the fairing in this one? After some googling i'm guessing it's not original. The ad says it's an '85 1000 SP but i'm having trouble finding the right specs 'cos I...
Forum: Road warriors 01-30-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 8,605
Views: 1,350,443
Posted By SaltyCaptain
http://i1282.photobucket.com/albums/a535/SaltyCapt...

http://i1282.photobucket.com/albums/a535/SaltyCaptain/690b_zpsa3e96bbf.jpg~original

http://i1282.photobucket.com/albums/a535/SaltyCaptain/690a_zpsd9563908.jpg~original

Stunning :clap
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-21-2014, 02:26 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 15,608
Posted By SaltyCaptain
Back in 2009-2010 the 125 V-twin Varadero I had...

Back in 2009-2010 the 125 V-twin Varadero I had spent 95% of the time between 8000 and 10000 rpm - that's 80 km/h and 100 km/h. Great bike for a 125 and everybody thought it was at least a 600 until...
Forum: Road warriors 01-18-2014, 02:57 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 11,920
Posted By SaltyCaptain
If I was looking for a CB 1100 alternative... ...

If I was looking for a CB 1100 alternative...

CB 1300 - Again one of the cool bikes never sold in the U.S. :roflU mad? For my tastes it looks way better than the retro CB. The faired versions...
Forum: Road warriors 01-16-2014, 05:42 AM
Replies: 1,484
Views: 316,012
Posted By SaltyCaptain
Thanks! Painting/switching the covers and...

Thanks!

Painting/switching the covers and removing the fork gaitors should be easy enough. The rear disc can always be made from scratch if the solid version won't pass the inspection. And they...
Forum: Road warriors 01-15-2014, 05:04 AM
Replies: 1,484
Views: 316,012
Posted By SaltyCaptain
Seriously considering getting this...

Seriously considering getting this one......http://www.nettimoto.com/en/bmw/k/1624643
The plan is to keep the Transalp and add this as a museum vehicle: Has to be completely the same as it was...
Forum: Road warriors 01-10-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 2,920
Views: 1,126,774
Posted By SaltyCaptain
Had me scratching my head for a while but now I...

Had me scratching my head for a while but now I see why it's on the K-thread. Looks so right! :clap
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-30-2013, 04:40 PM
Replies: 1,868
Views: 303,588
Posted By SaltyCaptain
http://i1282.photobucket.com/albums/a535/SaltyCapt...

http://i1282.photobucket.com/albums/a535/SaltyCaptain/Kotikylaumlt_zpsf831a759.jpg~original
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-22-2013, 09:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 629
Posted By SaltyCaptain
More like K100RS for the money :lol3 Had my...

More like K100RS for the money :lol3 Had my sights set on one last summer and on the test ride it handled gravel surprisingly well. The best enduro the Finnish police has ever had (or so i've heard)...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-22-2013, 08:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 629
Posted By SaltyCaptain
Make it 100% and get a K-bike :lol3 Now do...

Make it 100% and get a K-bike :lol3

Now do you have any gravel roads down there? Africa Twins or Transalps are the perfect solution for our conditions up here with forest trails, gravel roads and...
Forum: Road warriors 12-20-2013, 09:29 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 13,520
Posted By SaltyCaptain
Yamaha SZR 660 SuperSingle...

Yamaha SZR 660 SuperSingle (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yamaha_SZR660)

Tènèrè engine, 48 hp, 159 kg dry, looks great in my opinion!
...
Forum: Road warriors 12-20-2013, 07:23 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,466
Posted By SaltyCaptain
I have no idea how a new section would help a...

I have no idea how a new section would help a google search...:D...
Forum: Road warriors 12-04-2013, 03:54 PM
Replies: 2,920
Views: 1,126,774
Posted By SaltyCaptain
http://i1282.photobucket.com/albums/a535/SaltyCapt...

http://i1282.photobucket.com/albums/a535/SaltyCaptain/75_zpscacd0b63.jpg~original
Forum: Road warriors 11-28-2013, 02:59 PM
Replies: 2,920
Views: 1,126,774
Posted By SaltyCaptain
Read my title? :D The turbo version I have...

Read my title? :D

The turbo version I have just broke down on me... Braking into an intersection and a strut from the right front suspension snapped in half from rust :rofl That's what you get...
Forum: Road warriors 11-26-2013, 09:55 AM
Replies: 2,920
Views: 1,126,774
Posted By SaltyCaptain
Test rode this 1990 Brick in the summer and I've...

Test rode this 1990 Brick in the summer and I've been aching for one ever since. Ex cop bike, higher handlebars, new paint, the horn spooked me when I accidentally pressed it - loud ass aftermarket...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-14-2013, 03:23 PM
Replies: 34,983
Views: 8,715,446
Posted By SaltyCaptain
http://i1282.photobucket.com/albums/a535/SaltyCapt...

http://i1282.photobucket.com/albums/a535/SaltyCaptain/GL_zpsd9db673b.jpg~original


Dropped one? Missed a spot? Maybe he thought to mess with everybody having a lingering OCD? :lol3
Forum: Road warriors 09-26-2013, 09:35 PM
Replies: 2,920
Views: 1,126,774
Posted By SaltyCaptain
I. Want. This. :tb

I. Want. This. :tb
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-25-2013, 06:28 AM
Replies: 298
Views: 28,168
Posted By SaltyCaptain
Bike amidst vegetation ...

Bike amidst vegetation

http://i1282.photobucket.com/albums/a535/SaltyCaptain/P6133451_zps175c873f.jpg~original
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-09-2013, 12:28 PM
Replies: 34,983
Views: 8,715,446
Posted By SaltyCaptain
Not on the Dragon but it fits here... Yes,...

Not on the Dragon but it fits here... Yes, there's another "front corner bag" on the other side :huh

Anybody here roll like this? :evil
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-08-2013, 03:13 PM
Replies: 34,983
Views: 8,715,446
Posted By SaltyCaptain
What's going on with the gatlings? The mufflers...

What's going on with the gatlings? The mufflers surely don't come like that from the factory :lol3

Compensating much?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-05-2013, 01:02 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 10,004
Posted By SaltyCaptain
The real horror here is the hit your grammar has...

The real horror here is the hit your grammar has taken in less than a year :lol3




Typing on a touch screen?
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-14-2013, 11:42 PM
Replies: 4,169
Views: 590,222
Posted By SaltyCaptain
http://i1282.photobucket.com/albums/a535/SaltyCapt...

http://i1282.photobucket.com/albums/a535/SaltyCaptain/Syvinki_hdr_mode_1_zps09459d09.jpg~original

http://i1282.photobucket.com/albums/a535/SaltyCaptain/SSilta_zps394452a8.jpg~original
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-14-2013, 10:50 PM
Replies: 860
Views: 219,152
Posted By SaltyCaptain
http://i1282.photobucket.com/albums/a535/SaltyCapt...

http://i1282.photobucket.com/albums/a535/SaltyCaptain/Myteri4_zpsb35146da.jpg~original

Raced this little sucker and won even though I got lost a few times :lol3
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-08-2013, 02:30 PM
Replies: 4,095
Views: 991,235
Posted By SaltyCaptain
Old Train garage? Found next to a barely active...

Old Train garage? Found next to a barely active railway station from 1881. The round thingy on the wall says 1881 also.
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-16-2013, 01:55 PM
Replies: 4,095
Views: 991,235
Posted By SaltyCaptain
http://i1282.photobucket.com/albums/a535/SaltyCapt...

http://i1282.photobucket.com/albums/a535/SaltyCaptain/Uus_zps8fc66e0d.jpg

My current best. A bit too much colour saturation but ok for a tiny point-and-shoot.
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