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Forum: Thumpers 06-26-2015, 08:42 AM
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Posted By Barnman
Value for money, or bang for buck is a subjective...

Value for money, or bang for buck is a subjective matter, and I think when your talking about performance mods it is something with diminishing returns as the easy wins are taken. I think it might...
Forum: Thumpers 06-26-2015, 03:48 AM
Replies: 17,425
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Posted By Barnman
I can't agree with you on this Wayne. I have...

I can't agree with you on this Wayne.

I have a Dynojet power commander fitted together with a wideband sensor by Bosch, which Iam guessing is the same sort of thing as a "accelerator module".
...
Forum: Europe 06-22-2015, 04:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 537
Posted By Barnman
I can highly recommend a trip with these guys. We...

I can highly recommend a trip with these guys. We had a few days at the end of May and it was fantastic. (http://endurotours.ro/)

Here are a couple of videos to give you an idea of the riding, but...
Forum: Thumpers 06-22-2015, 04:20 AM
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Posted By Barnman
Great pictures Norduro - Looks like a brilliant...

Great pictures Norduro - Looks like a brilliant trail
Forum: Thumpers 06-17-2015, 05:07 AM
Replies: 5,423
Views: 825,818
Posted By Barnman
Bleed shims on base valves

I have just serviced my forks and in doing so found some info that might be of interest to you.

Long story cut short; I had a leak from the compression adjustment screw on the base valve after...
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2015, 05:41 AM
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Posted By Barnman
Looks like you are missing the pads on the back...

Looks like you are missing the pads on the back rack. They help ensure that it is a snug fit when you slide the case on.

Items 15 and 16 on the fiche
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Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2015, 05:37 AM
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Posted By Barnman
Its the same set up on my Gas Gas which has...

Its the same set up on my Gas Gas which has Marzocchi forks. Rebound on one leg and compression on the other but that is a trials bike so the requirements on the suspension are quite different.
Forum: Thumpers 06-08-2015, 10:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,232
Posted By Barnman
Thanks for the reply For the record, it is...

Thanks for the reply

For the record, it is pressed in, although it is possible to use a lathe and just trim the punch points off from the bottom and then push it out to get to the seals.
Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,232
Posted By Barnman
Great write up Do you know if it is possible...

Great write up

Do you know if it is possible to remove the compression adjustment needle from the base valve? Mine has started leaking from the adjustment screw, so I am guessing an o ring has...
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2015, 03:44 AM
Replies: 5,423
Views: 825,818
Posted By Barnman
Not the best picture for you to see the routing,...

Not the best picture for you to see the routing, but if you decide to use the lower mudguard you can use the channel on the guard to route the brake line, which you can just about make out on the...
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2015, 03:15 AM
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Posted By Barnman
Looking good Grimstone You probably are...

Looking good Grimstone

You probably are already aware, but the curved casting on the bottom of the forks is designed to hold and guide the brake hose if you route it the way you have - just a...
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2015, 03:06 AM
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Posted By Barnman
Ok, my apologies for creating any confusion...

Ok, my apologies for creating any confusion regarding the dash. I must have misread, misunderstood or even misremebered what I read :D

Glad it's been cleared up, because it was something that had...
Forum: Thumpers 06-04-2015, 02:05 PM
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Posted By Barnman
That's looking fantastic Dansin. Are you...

That's looking fantastic Dansin.

Are you going to incorporate the standard dash as well? I think I read from Wayne, that it needs to be plugged in for the ECU to work properly or something to...
Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2015, 02:16 AM
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Views: 825,818
Posted By Barnman
Nice job with the ignition mount grimstone /...

Nice job with the ignition mount grimstone / Dansin

:thumb:thumb:thumb
Forum: Thumpers 03-30-2015, 08:45 AM
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Posted By Barnman
Issota tall screen, very similar to the...

Issota tall screen, very similar to the Wunderluch ergo :wink:
Forum: Trials 03-30-2015, 08:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,148
Posted By Barnman
I have just stripped my forks down for a service...

I have just stripped my forks down for a service (bushes, oil and seal) and found my way to this thread. Like Motobene I have found on line info quite sparse.

The stripdown was straightforward,...
Forum: Thumpers 03-30-2015, 05:59 AM
Replies: 5,423
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Posted By Barnman
Mine are full length travel, and I would guess...

Mine are full length travel, and I would guess that the fork upper stanchions are the same diameter for 46 or 48mm.

Yes, I needed to remove material from the fender to clear the forks, but not...
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2015, 07:30 AM
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Views: 825,818
Posted By Barnman
this pic shoes the bracket a little better, and...

this pic shoes the bracket a little better, and also prior to trimming it because it wasn't needed with the BMW gaurd

http://i955.photobucket.com/albums/ae36/Firtrees/BMW%20daker/DSC_0030.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2015, 07:25 AM
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Posted By Barnman
Looks like this ...

Looks like this

http://i955.photobucket.com/albums/ae36/Firtrees/Balkans%20Raid/DSCN2123_zps1tp5inwy.jpg...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 01-09-2015, 03:42 AM
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Views: 210,980
Posted By Barnman
Question I thought the Monterra was the perfect GPS for me...

I thought the Monterra was the perfect GPS for me until I found this thread, now I am not so sure. Now I am wondering if I should back track to a Montana unit instead.

I have been using a Oregon...
Forum: Thumpers 12-12-2014, 08:56 AM
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Posted By Barnman
They look nice Dansin, all ready for a LDT...

They look nice Dansin, all ready for a LDT perhaps.

I found that the front tyre slipped without a rim lock. My theory is that its so heavy, that it's slipping under hard braking. No rim lock on...
Forum: Thumpers 10-20-2014, 02:13 PM
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Posted By Barnman
Thanks Don, You have just saved me from an...

Thanks Don,

You have just saved me from an expensive ebay impulse purchase. I need to look for the later one
Forum: Thumpers 10-20-2014, 03:02 AM
Replies: 17,425
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Posted By Barnman
Whats the difference between the2 31-LITER TOP...

Whats the difference between the2 31-LITER TOP CASE versions?

71-60-7-653-846 - F650GS/GSD, F650CS (For 2004 Model year and earlier)

71 60 7 681 974 - F650GS/GSD (For 2005 Model year and...
Forum: Thumpers 10-17-2014, 11:07 AM
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Posted By Barnman
The Balkans - An adventure bike nirvana, and the...

The Balkans - An adventure bike nirvana, and the Dakar was just perfect for the job :D:D:D

I have just returned from a trip, which I would class as the best riding trip I have ever done. It...
Forum: Thumpers 09-17-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 17,425
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Posted By Barnman
Go buy a lottery ticket! :D That's not bad...

Go buy a lottery ticket! :D

That's not bad going for 100K. Was the 100K Km or miles?
Forum: Thumpers 09-16-2014, 02:44 AM
Replies: 5,423
Views: 825,818
Posted By Barnman
I did wonder what had happened. As I have...

I did wonder what had happened. As I have bottomed my forks with the F800 fender with no issues.
Forum: Thumpers 09-13-2014, 03:18 AM
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Posted By Barnman
Its just a 3 week trip. The reason for shipping...

Its just a 3 week trip. The reason for shipping the bike is to save time.

I haven't done this before as I enjoy the romance of riding my bike to the destination, somehow it feels like cheating to...
Forum: Thumpers 09-13-2014, 03:13 AM
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Posted By Barnman
The shipper

The shipper
Forum: Thumpers 09-12-2014, 09:35 AM
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Posted By Barnman
:rofl:rofl:rofl All of the above ...

:rofl:rofl:rofl

All of the above

Starting in Italy, then ferry to Greece and on to Albania, Macedonia, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia. In the mountains and off road as much as possible...
Forum: Thumpers 09-12-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 17,425
Views: 2,231,626
Posted By Barnman
Some pictures for the hell of it (Trying to save...

Some pictures for the hell of it (Trying to save us from the climate debate :D)

A before and after shot, as my bike gets shipped for a little adventure
...
Forum: Europe 09-08-2014, 02:51 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,656
Posted By Barnman
Thanks Galba Looks like you had a good trip,...

Thanks Galba

Looks like you had a good trip, but was maybe unlucky with the weather?
Forum: Europe 09-04-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,656
Posted By Barnman
Yes, that's vaguely the correct area. Thanks...

Yes, that's vaguely the correct area.

Thanks for the offer, but my trip starts next week. And this weekend is fully committed to a bunk barn near keswick for a green laning weekend.
Forum: Europe 09-04-2014, 04:29 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,656
Posted By Barnman
So any particular places of note Chris? I am...

So any particular places of note Chris?

I am also using OSM so good to know

By the way, Iam the guy that give you a wizz around the dales and lakes once. Also bumped into you at the Austin and...
Forum: Thumpers 09-02-2014, 01:07 PM
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Posted By Barnman
Cheers - Just the job

Cheers - Just the job
Forum: Thumpers 09-02-2014, 09:20 AM
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Posted By Barnman
Where did you find these ones Dansin? They look...

Where did you find these ones Dansin? They look like they might be just the job for the KTM
Forum: Thumpers 09-01-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 17,425
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Posted By Barnman
I have just been giving mine some TLC in...

I have just been giving mine some TLC in preparation for a trip next week*. As you probably know I have done quite a few mods on my bike so thought I would go down to the weigh station and satisfy my...
Forum: Europe 08-28-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,656
Posted By Barnman
I didn't know about that - Good spot

I didn't know about that - Good spot
Forum: Europe 08-26-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,656
Posted By Barnman
Great info - Keep it coming :clap Thanks

Great info - Keep it coming :clap

Thanks
Forum: Europe 08-21-2014, 01:10 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,656
Posted By Barnman
Thaks duibhceK, Andysr6 for the info. It all...

Thaks duibhceK, Andysr6 for the info. It all helps.
Forum: Europe 08-20-2014, 03:01 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,656
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...
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