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Forum: Equipment 07-09-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,566
Posted By inyang
Check that the hem of the shorts do not mark or...

Check that the hem of the shorts do not mark or even peel off your skin. If the hem is made of plasticky stuff, you may want to fold it over so only soft fabric stays in contact with your skin.
...
Forum: Equipment 02-02-2014, 04:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,720
Posted By inyang
I have used the EVO Sports in temps of 45deg C ...

I have used the EVO Sports in temps of 45deg C

Mali, Mauritania and the Western Sahara with no issues

These places are bone dry though.

Kept the cold water off my feet two weeks later in...
Forum: Equipment 02-02-2014, 04:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,011
Posted By inyang
No stretch on my EVOs after years of use. ...

No stretch on my EVOs after years of use.

______________

Bought one, bike fell on it with my ankle inside and no ill effects, bought a second pair!

Another diesel induced spill in Morocco...
Forum: Equipment 01-23-2014, 02:59 AM
Replies: 2,048
Views: 136,164
Posted By inyang
VIRB came in yesterday Now to set up and...

VIRB came in yesterday

Now to set up and test

I have the Edge 510 and older 800 (Upgraded to latest firmware yesterday) on my bicycles

78s on my 690 and a 660 is swapped between two bikes,...
Forum: Vendors 01-03-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 4,162
Views: 889,896
Posted By inyang
Order placed

Order placed
Forum: Vendors 01-02-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 4,162
Views: 889,896
Posted By inyang
"inmate' discount still on?

At your site and the 'inmate' discount code is not accepted.

No more discount or different code?
Forum: Thumpers 12-15-2013, 03:18 PM
Replies: 17,698
Views: 1,866,885
Posted By inyang
My '11 690R wiring loom showed same problem. ...

My '11 690R wiring loom showed same problem.

Indicators stopped working at certain steering positions
Horn was touch and go
Bike would not start in gear (Side Stand bypass done)
Dash goes blank...
Forum: Vendors 12-12-2013, 01:02 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 26,088
Posted By inyang
I picked up 2 of the MicroStart XP3, the vanilla...

I picked up 2 of the MicroStart XP3, the vanilla version.

Charge up, it came almost fully charged, then went looking for test dummies.

GSX-R 1000 at a friends shop with a dodgy battery,...
Forum: Equipment 11-05-2012, 12:28 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,515
Posted By inyang
I like your rephrasing...heat, fuel and food are...

I like your rephrasing...heat, fuel and food are survival level needs. Several methods of getting these needs sorted though and some MAY not necessarily make sense in a survival context.

Living...
Forum: Equipment 11-05-2012, 06:14 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,515
Posted By inyang
Comfort vs Survival

A lot of the preparations I read above are for comfort not survival. Although, from the perspective of someone in NA, I understand how folks would think its survival stuff.

It may help to think...
Forum: Ride reports 08-27-2012, 08:09 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,410
Posted By inyang
Did a three week trip with him some years ago and...

Did a three week trip with him some years ago and my cosmetic bag alone weighed more than his entire pack.
Forum: Ride reports 08-27-2012, 08:04 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,410
Posted By inyang
Quick question: The jerrycan you used in the...

Quick question:

The jerrycan you used in the Bundesrepublik Deutschland, does it have TUV approval (with stamps and all)? :evil
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2012, 06:15 AM
Replies: 17,698
Views: 1,866,885
Posted By inyang
Stalling, Valve checks and Maps

Just back from a trip on the 690R, 2011 MY

Did a service at 3,500km, KTM dealer in Togo. Says all good

At 12,500km went in for a service at Zaragoza in Spain, bike was stalling at almost every...
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2012, 05:17 AM
Replies: 3,871
Views: 1,224,345
Posted By inyang
ATV seat cover from WalMart, postpones butt pain...

ATV seat cover from WalMart, postpones butt pain by 20km. The first 1,500km of the trip was hell on my butt. It was so bad I changed my usual trip rest stop/petrol filling stops.

After 2,000km,...
Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2012, 03:29 PM
Replies: 3,871
Views: 1,224,345
Posted By inyang
Yes. It is the Giant Loop bag Better view of...

Yes. It is the Giant Loop bag

Better view of luggage here

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-1KXDLlwMx20/T150rcBm_rI/AAAAAAAAFLE/X_6MBxaYZAw/s640/problemfree.jpg

I use two elastic straps to...
Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2012, 01:13 PM
Replies: 3,871
Views: 1,224,345
Posted By inyang
690R at Mattighofen

End of 4 weeks trip

13,000 km approx from Lagos

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-TsYuHPSKZ_8/T4c2A1jxinI/AAAAAAAAFrA/Sx_SAXtqWZk/s640/ingsocatktmhq.JPG
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2012, 12:08 PM
Replies: 3,871
Views: 1,224,345
Posted By inyang
Morocco

Crossing the Atlas mountains last week

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-QR-nEyAp7M4/T3AaYAaA4uI/AAAAAAAAFTw/iAaXKoFo9dI/s800/lagosmaroc11373.jpg
Forum: Africa & Mid East 03-12-2012, 01:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,157
Posted By inyang
Densely populated? Anyway, there is always a...

Densely populated?

Anyway, there is always a place to stay around the border area (if you are not too picky)

Benin is really narrow, you should be able to make it to one of the towns along the...
Forum: Equipment 03-05-2012, 05:39 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 10,133
Posted By inyang
You can buy the tether separately

You can buy the tether separately
Forum: Europe 02-15-2012, 12:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 741
Posted By inyang
Thanks Really? Thanks. Hope not same...

Thanks



Really? Thanks. Hope not same for the KTM place.
Forum: Europe 02-14-2012, 08:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 741
Posted By inyang
France, Germany, Austria and Italy early April

Folks,
Will appreciate your help and advise on my planned trip through above countries this March/April.

My wife is doing a rally (http://www.rallyeaichadesgazelles.com/) in Morocco in March and...
Forum: Equipment 07-08-2011, 07:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,234
Posted By inyang
Summer 2 not baggy

I have two pairs of Summer2 and they are not baggy in the legs.

My legs are 'skinny' and no issues.

Try them on.

Most BMW pants are cut tight.
Forum: Thumpers 06-26-2011, 03:27 PM
Replies: 3,871
Views: 1,224,345
Posted By inyang
Tiptoe-ing in

Went for a ride today

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-wVVlE27PkEQ/Tgeab8L09rI/AAAAAAAAEGc/dsh7oJcnkP4/s640/nicebridge.jpg

Fish Traps...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-24-2011, 02:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,236
Posted By inyang
2010 Model Here

Got mine in May 2010 and have put in 20,000km so far.

I have a pair of ScorpionTrail tyres waiting to go on, would try out some dirt roads with that on.
Forum: Equipment 05-14-2011, 03:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,450
Posted By inyang
I ride in hot humid conditions almost all year...

I ride in hot humid conditions almost all year round

28-38 deg C, 80+ humidity

For commuting, I use UnderArmour (loose or tight)

For longer trips or multi day trips, I use the BMW Silver...
Forum: Equipment 04-15-2011, 11:25 AM
Replies: 2,821
Views: 420,149
Posted By inyang
http://www.ram-mount.com/NewProducts/goprocameramo...

http://www.ram-mount.com/NewProducts/goprocameramount/tabid/3665/Default.aspx
Forum: Equipment 02-16-2011, 10:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,114
Posted By inyang
Where? There are several countries in southern...

Where?
There are several countries in southern Africa.

See coverage map (http://www.findmespot.com/en/index.php?cid=109)
Forum: Equipment 02-11-2011, 08:11 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 28,640
Posted By inyang
Cook in pot ok?

What about pouring the package contents into a pot rather than using the package it comes in for cooking (Mountain House). Anything special to note or just boil the water, dump the quantity you need...
Forum: Equipment 02-04-2011, 04:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,297
Posted By inyang
Post Pics

Go ahead and post the pic, can't figure out the part you are referring to.

I have two System VI helmets and both have seen hard use, torrential rain, high temperature and humidity.

Apart from...
Forum: Equipment 02-02-2011, 03:13 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,731
Posted By inyang
Tech 10s

Alpinestar Tech 10 is what I use for multi-day trips. Takes about a day to get use to it, by day 2, you can run around if you must.

Funny feeling at first but keep it on for a day or so and it...
Forum: Equipment 01-20-2011, 12:32 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 45,424
Posted By inyang
I use the Leatherman CX Few tools but you...

I use the Leatherman CX

Few tools but you can get the extra tool tip and throw into your panniers.

Even comes with carbon fibre cover to match your bikes exhaust!
Forum: Africa & Mid East 01-17-2011, 01:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 760
Posted By inyang
Benin Republic?

What type of bike?

You can get a 100-150cc Chinese bike for the equivalent of 400 USD to buy in Benin.

There is a KTM shop in neighboring Togo (Lome) about 120km from Cotonou (the main city in...
Forum: Thumpers 01-17-2011, 02:01 AM
Replies: 1,925
Views: 596,745
Posted By inyang
CJ says racks should be ready February.

CJ says racks should be ready February.
Forum: Road warriors 12-21-2010, 06:09 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,109
Posted By inyang
emmm, I used an '05 GS for 155,000 plus km...

emmm, I used an '05 GS for 155,000 plus km without adjusting the valves, something went bang mid this year though.

I had the tools and OVAD but kept putting adjustment off.

The engine was...
Forum: Equipment 12-09-2010, 06:40 AM
Replies: 877
Views: 257,507
Posted By inyang
Sounds good, not a bad deal

Sounds good, not a bad deal
Forum: Equipment 12-07-2010, 05:54 AM
Replies: 877
Views: 257,507
Posted By inyang
but uses special fuel. I prefer universal...

but uses special fuel.

I prefer universal fuel -read petrol - powered units, as you do not need to lug a a separate supply of fuel on multi day trips. I understand this may not be a significant...
Forum: Equipment 12-05-2010, 02:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 644
Posted By inyang
Zardi units are available in the UK They...

Zardi units are available in the UK

They also make the Ducati branded tyre pressure monitors

I prefer the units with the sensor inside the wheel rather than on the valve stem.
Forum: Road warriors 11-24-2010, 02:34 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,534
Posted By inyang
the key to happiness

I suspect the key to semi comfort on the 1098 is sitting position, if you go with the flow, relax and bend properly and can get to a comfortable speed (where the wind will support your chest and...
Forum: Africa & Mid East 11-01-2010, 01:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,604
Posted By inyang
have you set it up now? I was in Ouaga in...

have you set it up now?

I was in Ouaga in April and may be back there in December this year

Address??
Forum: EMEA 11-01-2010, 11:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,153
Posted By inyang
http://www.grimaldi-ferries.it/england/index.jsp?l...

http://www.grimaldi-ferries.it/england/index.jsp?lan=EN

Check above, several crossings
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