Sibirsky Extreme 2012 - The Toughest Ride of Them All

Discussion in 'Epic Rides' started by Colebatch, Oct 18, 2012.

  1. achesley

    achesley Old Motorcyclist

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    Walter,
    You and Terri really put a lot of wear and tear on your bikes this last summer. I'm sure the both of you are having to do quite a rebuild to get things back in shape. I'm fairly sure it's cheaper to rebuild what you have created than to buy new and start with modifications. How is it project coming along as Summer is not too far away now.
  2. Taranis

    Taranis Been here awhile

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  3. tee bee

    tee bee Been here awhile

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    My bike is up and running after a bit of overwinter work,mainly just servicing and a few modifications,surprisingly,both sets of wheel and swing arm bearings were still good.

    All ready for this summers ride....:D
  4. Thomas B.

    Thomas B. desert racer

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    Tony: Where to?
  5. Colebatch

    Colebatch "Moto Porn"ographer

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    I am jealous !
  6. Bli55

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    Walter, Terry, guys with FX-R bixenon projectors, how did your waterproofing hold out?
    What method or improvements can you think of?

    Also, were your projectors hard mounted onto the front subframe or were they rubber-mounted or somehow dampened?

    Cheers! :1drink



    You _------!!!! :D
    Made me do this!

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  7. tbird649

    tbird649 Been here awhile

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  8. jeickerman

    jeickerman Full of it.

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    Tony doesn't put unnecessary stress on his equipment, remember!

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  9. tee bee

    tee bee Been here awhile

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    The famous Tony lives in Moscow, i,m the lesser known Terry, no not "bongo brown" as someone mentioned....:rofl
    I,m off at the end of May,nothing as adventurous as last year i,m afraid, but i will be away most of the summer.
    I,ve a few friends i want to catch up with.
  10. Colebatch

    Colebatch "Moto Porn"ographer

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    Well mine also had a bit of perspex covering both lights as part of the replica KTM fairing. The lights are never totally dust and waterproof as the back, where the bulb goes in, lets in air and therefore moisture at times.

    They were hard mounted. Its the job of the front forks to dampen them.


  11. jeickerman

    jeickerman Full of it.

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    Well drat....Sorry Tony, you would have wheelied that scary river. Terry and Rod used the magic bongo solution. :lol3

    John
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  13. h2oboy

    h2oboy Been here awhile

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    Hey, no bitchin about it if you're doing what you're bitchin about :deal :lol3
  14. MeinMotorrad

    MeinMotorrad Long timer

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    Saw this, on the BBC website and thought about your ride through the area.
  15. Creeker747

    Creeker747 Been here awhile

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    Very spooky! Thanks for sharing.
  16. WarLlama

    WarLlama belligerent cameloid

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    Claudio was out riding them on this when his Beemer broke down in Mongolia.

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  17. live2ridetahoe

    live2ridetahoe RN

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    I love both of these RRs!! I have been plowing through Sibirsky both at work and at home. Such and amazing trip!! Thank you W for taking us along on such an amazing ride...

    Buuurrrt, I loved your Mongolia trip. I have dreams of sipping vodka at a campsite and eating steppe stew. Your trip was inspirational. Thank you.

    Jeff G.

  18. WarLlama

    WarLlama belligerent cameloid

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    When steel is not strong enough its time to build a bike out of something stronger like carbon fiber. :deal
  19. WarLlama

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    Hilarious!
  20. WarLlama

    WarLlama belligerent cameloid

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    An excellent ride report, one of the greats, thanks to all who took part and for sharing it with us. :thumb :clap