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by DaleC
Tue Jun 13, 2017 12:35 pm
Forum: VIDEOS
Topic: Finke
Replies: 5
Views: 1154

Re: Finke

See one of my earlier posts about Miles Davis he is competing on GS 1200 Has he given up jazz then? :laugh: I'll get me coat .............................................. (thumbs) Ha Ha - close... just downhill mountain biking (thumbs) I think he lost a couple of panniers though, hope he didn't ha...
by DaleC
Wed May 31, 2017 9:27 am
Forum: TECHNICAL
Topic: XT660R Cuts Out
Replies: 4
Views: 810

Re: XT660R Cuts Out

As Cozi says - 1,500RPM idle. Also, have a read of these threads on xt660.com that is a wealth of info on this very topic: http://www.xt660.com/showthread.php?t=21915 The bible of fueling issues: http://www.xt660.com/showthread.php?t=23042 With respect to the first topic above, the TPS (throttle pos...
by DaleC
Tue May 09, 2017 1:10 pm
Forum: CLOTHING
Topic: Sidi Adv Boots
Replies: 22
Views: 3210

Re: Sidi Adv Boots

hi bob, not worn through yet, did you get the pad made or off the peg, have you any details steve You can see the gear change pad in the photo in this thread: https://adventurebikerider.com/forum/22-clothing/531333-is-it-possible-to-repair-sidi-adventure-boots-stitching-in-upper.html I loved mine a...
by DaleC
Tue Apr 25, 2017 2:31 pm
Forum: ADVENTURE BIKE RIDER
Topic: RIP Robert Pirsig
Replies: 3
Views: 828

Re: RIP Robert Pirsig

RIP Phaedrus.....

One of the most difficult and thought provoking novels I have read.
by DaleC
Tue Apr 04, 2017 5:06 pm
Forum: ACCESSORIES
Topic: Garmin Maps Question
Replies: 6
Views: 1014

Re: Garmin Maps Question

DanielS wrote:My personal favourite based on OSM are: http://garmin.openstreetmap.nl/
+1 to this - they have been absolutely brilliant, for the price. Free!
by DaleC
Tue Mar 21, 2017 10:06 am
Forum: FOR SALE - WANTED
Topic: 2007 yamaha xt660r
Replies: 28
Views: 3774

Re: 2007 yamaha xt660r

Cheers for the quick reply mate - it would be a lot less hassle and cheaper for me if they pick them up :laugh:
by DaleC
Tue Mar 21, 2017 9:54 am
Forum: FOR SALE - WANTED
Topic: 2007 yamaha xt660r
Replies: 28
Views: 3774

Re: 2007 yamaha xt660r

Hi Mate - just checking to see if you managed to sell the SM wheels B)
by DaleC
Tue Mar 21, 2017 9:49 am
Forum: BIKES
Topic: A tenere for short people
Replies: 15
Views: 2041

Re: A tenere for short people

A Tenere for short people? Why not a lowered XT660R (std seat height 860mm) or an XT660X (875mm std seat height). Same engine and weight as the MT-03 but longer travel suspension should you wish to take it off road and have loads of accessories available to make it whatever you want! The MT03 has 13...
by DaleC
Sun Mar 19, 2017 10:42 am
Forum: TRAVEL GEAR
Topic: Learning from last years mistakes
Replies: 34
Views: 4888

Re: Learning from last years mistakes

I use a metal drinking water bottle filled with hot water but covered in a hiking sock. The sock prevents burning yourself, keeps it warmer longer and means that you aren't sleeping next to cold water in the early hours. Clearly doubles as a drinking vessel (thumbs) Spanish biker nailed it with size...
by DaleC
Fri Mar 17, 2017 2:55 pm
Forum: TRAVEL
Topic: Techno Klassic Essen
Replies: 1
Views: 346

Re: Techno Klassic Essen

This has been added to the bucket list of places to visit B)

Thanks for sharing! (thumbs)

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