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by Nico-D
Mon Jun 26, 2017 4:25 pm
Forum: FOR SALE - WANTED
Topic: Wanted mudguard 660xtz
Replies: 11
Views: 1633

Re: Wanted mudguard 660xtz

Err Steve, at the risk of stating the obvious why not buy one of the cheap black ones you've been offered and apply some magic white paint to it ? :blink:
How did you like the beast on your recent trip anyway ? apart from having a crap mudguard...
by Nico-D
Sun Jun 25, 2017 9:04 pm
Forum: BIKES
Topic: Death of the Dual Sport?
Replies: 11
Views: 2650

Re: Death of the Dual Sport?

SteveR wrote:Good watch, cheers!

However old news, as the "Thumpocalypse" has already happened in the UK and Yurrup... :(
absolutely, not really 'news' here . Husky 701 and SWM 650 only compliant dual sports thumpers available now I think.
by Nico-D
Tue Jun 20, 2017 4:45 pm
Forum: RIDE REPORTS
Topic: ONE LESS IN THE BUCKET
Replies: 98
Views: 8528

Re: ONE LESS IN THE BUCKET

Nice report Phil, thanks for sharing it. Yes, compared to rest of Maroc W Sahara is not the most scenic. Went down there many years back in a truck one November - much better time to visit ! Best part is the coast, saw 2 killer whales casually 'surfing' parallel to the beach 100 yds out - amazing ! ...
by Nico-D
Sat Jun 17, 2017 3:31 pm
Forum: TECHNICAL
Topic: Tubliss repair??
Replies: 5
Views: 781

Re: Tubliss repair??

I thought the tubliss inner "tube" was supposed to clamp the tyre bead all the way round and prevent the tyre coming off the rim even when the tyre is punctured ? Maybe it had lost pressure ? think they're supposed to have around 100psi. My understanding is you can plug tyre with tubeless plugs. Don...
by Nico-D
Sat Jun 17, 2017 3:23 pm
Forum: ADVENTURE BIKE RIDER
Topic: Will a Tenere 660 fit in my transporter?
Replies: 10
Views: 1448

Re: Will a Tenere 660 fit in my transporter?

Exactly as Bob says. I've an old shape peugeot expert, smaller than a transporter and have had up to a klr650 in the back with mirrors removed. I use the sidestand too, never any problem in thousands of km, bars turned to the right, f wheel up tight against bulkhead, strap on right bar going to rear...
by Nico-D
Sun Jun 11, 2017 9:10 am
Forum: CLOTHING
Topic: Fading eyesight solutions?
Replies: 44
Views: 5723

Re: Fading eyesight solutions?

Yes I suffer the exact same problem, have to stop and put reading glasses on to check detail on the gps, I can just about see the coloured line on the screen but not much more ! Managed to lose 2 pairs of reading glasses in 2 days last year in the Pyrenees and had to find a Pharmacy to buy some chea...
by Nico-D
Fri Jun 09, 2017 7:13 pm
Forum: RIDE REPORTS
Topic: ONE LESS IN THE BUCKET
Replies: 98
Views: 8528

Re: ONE LESS IN THE BUCKET

PHILinFRANCE wrote: Before anyone jumps on the "I HATE GS RIDERS" thats not the way it was , anyone on two wheels is sorted in my book
it does seem to give them a weird stance though don't you think ? is that normal or have they just got damp trousies ?
by Nico-D
Mon Jun 05, 2017 7:12 pm
Forum: HEROES
Topic: Escaped an African Desert by Turning His Broken-Down Car Into a Motorbike
Replies: 14
Views: 9077

Re: Escaped an African Desert by Turning His Broken-Down Car Into a Motorbike

Yes, I call bullshit on that too. Only 10 km from a village yet spends 12 days 'making' this contraption...bollox !!
by Nico-D
Sat Jun 03, 2017 7:58 pm
Forum: RIDE REPORTS
Topic: ONE LESS IN THE BUCKET
Replies: 98
Views: 8528

Re: ONE LESS IN THE BUCKET

Nice one Phil. Whisky and a cigar on the tropic of cancer....feckin' bonkers but I'd expect nothing less :laugh:. Respect (thumbs)

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