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Forum: Europe Today, 01:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 289
Posted By Barnman
Thaks duibhceK, Andysr6 for the info. It all...

Thaks duibhceK, Andysr6 for the info. It all helps.
Forum: Europe Yesterday, 03:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 289
Posted By Barnman
Oh no! Its sacrilege! This is the book I...

Oh no! Its sacrilege!

This is the book I was referring to,

http://www.bebaweb.cz/albania-offroad-guide.php

Is it the same one?


I have also found another roadbook and tracks on a...
Forum: Europe Yesterday, 12:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 289
Posted By Barnman
Thanks duibhceK, Frgich I have gone with the...

Thanks duibhceK, Frgich

I have gone with the Reise-Know-How Verlag maps as they are also referenced in the Trail guide book I bought.
Forum: Europe 08-19-2014, 01:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 289
Posted By Barnman
Thanks Louis Your tracks are a great help....

Thanks Louis

Your tracks are a great help. I have also bought this book which has a few routes

http://www.bebaweb.cz/albania-offroad-guide.php


Should be a good trip

Mike
Forum: Europe 08-18-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 289
Posted By Barnman
Albania Maps

Hi

Looking for some pointers from anybody that has used maps in Albania.

I have Open street mapping on the satnav, and want to buy some paper maps for route planning. The sat nav is great for...
Forum: Europe 08-16-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,388
Posted By Barnman
Great photos phin I will be in that...

Great photos phin



I will be in that area next month too, searching out the trails, although I am heading up from Greece (following a ferry from Italy). You never know, our paths may cross and...
Forum: Thumpers 08-05-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 5,035
Views: 660,413
Posted By Barnman
BMW Engineers? :dunno I have had brake...

BMW Engineers? :dunno


I have had brake fade on the BMW setup, so wouldn't want to go any lighter. But it all depends what you intend doing with it of course. Horses for courses
Forum: Thumpers 08-04-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 14,950
Views: 1,738,712
Posted By Barnman
I have a cpc account and happy to help. Guessing...

I have a cpc account and happy to help. Guessing postage would be around 15, and take 2 weeks. Would that be a problem?
Forum: Thumpers 07-23-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 14,950
Views: 1,738,712
Posted By Barnman
Easiest way to disable it, is to increase the...

Easiest way to disable it, is to increase the front sensor gap so it doesn't register. Just pack it out with washers for a very easy solution, that allows you quickly to return it to stock if you...
Forum: Thumpers 05-31-2014, 02:13 AM
Replies: 14,950
Views: 1,738,712
Posted By Barnman
For Wayne - Found this ECU information and...

For Wayne - Found this ECU information and thought they may be of interest to you

Connector pins (ECU)

http://www.geocities.ws/robertosat/BMS.pdf

Connector pins (socket)
...
Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 14,950
Views: 1,738,712
Posted By Barnman
Another good one Wayne :thumb I have the...

Another good one Wayne :thumb

I have the barkbusters already fitted to the standard bar, so will transfer easily if take that approach
Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 14,950
Views: 1,738,712
Posted By Barnman
Cheers Wayne / tomatoe333 I think Iam going...

Cheers Wayne / tomatoe333

I think Iam going to cut the ends out of an old pair of bars I have like Damian_74 did in this link

http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=24124537&postcount=13722...
Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2014, 03:37 AM
Replies: 14,950
Views: 1,738,712
Posted By Barnman
Thanks - I am going to go for the Renthals then...

Thanks - I am going to go for the Renthals then and save a tenner :D

Have you tried the Barkbusters Bar End Weights B66 to see if that helps?
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 14,950
Views: 1,738,712
Posted By Barnman
thanks- I happy with the measurements - I know...

thanks- I happy with the measurements - I know what I want in that respect

I just don't know the 2 manufactures, so it's a Renthal v Pro taper opinion I am looking for.

Cheers
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 14,950
Views: 1,738,712
Posted By Barnman
What - No opinions?

What - No opinions?
Forum: Thumpers 05-23-2014, 01:19 AM
Replies: 14,950
Views: 1,738,712
Posted By Barnman
:lol3 - Easily fixed and at least you know not to...

:lol3 - Easily fixed and at least you know not to use the powders coaters you first used
Forum: Thumpers 05-22-2014, 03:00 AM
Replies: 14,950
Views: 1,738,712
Posted By Barnman
Look good. Did you get the sprocket carrier done...

Look good. Did you get the sprocket carrier done as well?
Forum: Thumpers 05-22-2014, 02:57 AM
Replies: 14,950
Views: 1,738,712
Posted By Barnman
Some pictures here that might help ...

Some pictures here that might help

http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=16663921&postcount=6172
Forum: Thumpers 05-22-2014, 02:50 AM
Replies: 14,950
Views: 1,738,712
Posted By Barnman
Handlebars

Iam looking at upgrading the handlebars. Thinking Renthal Fat Bar RC High or, Protaper Windham / RM Mid bend.

What's you experience of Renthal and Protaper Handlebars? Are they much the same or is...
Forum: Thumpers 05-10-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 14,950
Views: 1,738,712
Posted By Barnman
Good work, very nice "The damn thing gone...

Good work, very nice

"The damn thing gone wild, bam-ba-lam" :clap
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 14,950
Views: 1,738,712
Posted By Barnman
oh shit - just read this Hey Thomas, your...

oh shit - just read this

Hey Thomas, your not the type to be beaten - It'll be the treatable type.

Hope it works out well for you mate
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 14,950
Views: 1,738,712
Posted By Barnman
Time for some pics :-)

Just had a great motorbike weekend riding with mates, and the dakar was the perfect dual sport. Rode 200 miles fully loaded, set up camp and then did the Taffy Daker. An off road motorbike...
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 14,950
Views: 1,738,712
Posted By Barnman
Nice idea, but wouldn't work and probably result...

Nice idea, but wouldn't work and probably result in a broken chain.

Probably not a great explanation, but I'll try;

The centre of the the front and back sprockets are not a consistent distance...
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 14,950
Views: 1,738,712
Posted By Barnman
Besides the TT one not being too pretty, it's...

Besides the TT one not being too pretty, it's also a pain for 2 reasons

1) Getting the rear wheel off
2) Checking chain adjustment

So, if you could come up with a design that solved those 2...
Forum: Thumpers 04-05-2014, 02:15 AM
Replies: 14,950
Views: 1,738,712
Posted By Barnman
I think 54607066100 should work I...

I think 54607066100 should work



I know, I know :D but hey if it works. :rofl
Forum: Thumpers 04-05-2014, 01:38 AM
Replies: 14,950
Views: 1,738,712
Posted By Barnman
Thats taking your forum name to a whole new...

Thats taking your forum name to a whole new level! Hope your up and well soon.






I have these from holan fitted to mine. Again, like others, they are well proven with only damage to the...
Forum: Asia Pacific 12-16-2013, 06:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,628
Posted By Barnman
Not sure if that is aimed at the OP or not, but...

Not sure if that is aimed at the OP or not, but by the side, I had a great trip and would reccomend Laos to anybody wanting to explore. But be quick its changing; big infrastructure projects, new...
Forum: Thumpers 12-03-2013, 04:39 AM
Replies: 14,950
Views: 1,738,712
Posted By Barnman
Yes, it is a discontinued product. I was also...

Yes, it is a discontinued product. I was also lucky enough to get a 'last' one from Germany. Mine is just the same with the storage box bolted to the main skidplate.

I have no suggestions for...
Forum: Asia Pacific 10-23-2013, 08:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,628
Posted By Barnman
Thanks for that Witold. Will reconsider. I need...

Thanks for that Witold. Will reconsider. I need to anyway, as I am having trouble locating a bike to hire. Both Jules, and Jim at Remote asia have nothing! I guess I will be able to get a scooter...
Forum: Asia Pacific 10-22-2013, 02:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,628
Posted By Barnman
Hi gatogato Iam heading to Bangkok and onto...

Hi gatogato

Iam heading to Bangkok and onto Laos at the same time as you and also hiring a bike from Vientiane . Been reading about a couple of different hire options even some from Luang Prabang....
Forum: Thumpers 10-17-2013, 09:45 AM
Replies: 14,950
Views: 1,738,712
Posted By Barnman
The FRONT SPROCKET COVER - CASE SAVER BMW G 650 X...

The FRONT SPROCKET COVER - CASE SAVER BMW G 650 X made by Scheffelmeier is expensive but excellent quality and fit for purpose

http://www.bashplates.de/images/product_images/info_images/43_0.jpg
...
Forum: Thumpers 09-20-2013, 07:59 AM
Replies: 14,950
Views: 1,738,712
Posted By Barnman
Dansin fitted the heated grip but ran the wire...

Dansin fitted the heated grip but ran the wire externaly as an alternative approach


http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=21770363&postcount=3930
Forum: Thumpers 08-05-2013, 05:16 AM
Replies: 14,950
Views: 1,738,712
Posted By Barnman
I am using the 6 days up front as well. Running...

I am using the 6 days up front as well. Running it on 15psi and really like it. Probably too off road bias for trips, but great for the rallies and green laning.



I have a E09 Dakar on the...
Forum: Thumpers 08-05-2013, 05:10 AM
Replies: 14,950
Views: 1,738,712
Posted By Barnman
Good post - thanks

Good post - thanks
Forum: Thumpers 08-03-2013, 01:14 PM
Replies: 14,950
Views: 1,738,712
Posted By Barnman
found this table of rim to tyres - may be useful...

found this table of rim to tyres - may be useful to you Wayne. It does show that 2.15 isn't a great option for my use.

http://bmwscotter.org/topics/wheels/wheel_rim_chart.htm

and here it is in...
Forum: Thumpers 08-03-2013, 04:20 AM
Replies: 14,950
Views: 1,738,712
Posted By Barnman
That's why I am also seeking clarity Wayne. As I...

That's why I am also seeking clarity Wayne. As I understand it, and happy to be corrected;

Standard is 17x3
When upgrading to 18 excel 's on the rear the size generally used is 18x2.5
but I am...
Forum: Thumpers 08-03-2013, 03:35 AM
Replies: 5,035
Views: 660,413
Posted By Barnman
oh yes, and a perfect fit ...

oh yes, and a perfect fit

http://i955.photobucket.com/albums/ae36/Firtrees/DSC_0110_zps5c068277.jpg (http://s955.photobucket.com/user/Firtrees/media/DSC_0110_zps5c068277.jpg.html)
...
Forum: Thumpers 08-03-2013, 03:30 AM
Replies: 14,950
Views: 1,738,712
Posted By Barnman
Thanks Michael1968 Iam aware of the...

Thanks Michael1968

Iam aware of the euro/Japanese lacing pattern differences, and a couple of wheel builders have told me they can resolve this by custom spokes, different spoke angles or...
Forum: Thumpers 08-03-2013, 03:19 AM
Replies: 6,750
Views: 870,259
Posted By Barnman
I ride a fastish gravel track, that has some rain...

I ride a fastish gravel track, that has some rain channels built across it, they are like speed bumps. With the standard suspension, there was no way I could set it so that it didn't launch the back...
Forum: Thumpers 08-03-2013, 03:12 AM
Replies: 5,035
Views: 660,413
Posted By Barnman
I have KOYO bearings with seal fitted top and...

I have KOYO bearings with seal fitted top and bottom.

I took the outer race from one bearing and mated it with the inner race from another. the bearing face, angle and size was identical. Works...
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