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by byewayrider
Sun Dec 01, 2013 2:17 pm
Forum: BIKES
Topic: CCM 404 or DRZ400
Replies: 22
Views: 11774

Re: CCM 404 or DRZ400

well ..all depends on what you want to do...ccm has the same engine and carb..far better suspension and brakes..gearing is personnel choice.. BUT the wiring is quirky but fixable easily,rear sub frame is weak for luggage but fixable,sucks up water through airbox..but Fixable..get the idea everything...
by byewayrider
Sat Nov 30, 2013 2:14 pm
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: Trail riding......250 or 450cc
Replies: 45
Views: 4858

Re: Trail riding......250 or 450cc

what the last one :laugh: ..thats a real nice ktm690 beast (thumbs) ..mines more naked ...
by byewayrider
Sat Nov 30, 2013 2:12 pm
Forum: BIKES
Topic: small bike for touring advice
Replies: 32
Views: 8505

Re: small bike for touring advice

Ah ha ;) .. As your getting on a bit even though far stronger in the upper body than most due to kayaking..you probably dont need anything special.. A drz400 s with a bigger tank should be fine ..plenty of aftermarket luggage stuff around and electric start..yes fuel economy wont be up with the mode...
by byewayrider
Sat Nov 30, 2013 11:51 am
Forum: BIKES
Topic: small bike for touring advice
Replies: 32
Views: 8505

Re: small bike for touring advice

hell man..thats like a lot of weight on a punny engined bike...me and the wife weight what you do alone..and most 125cc bikes we`ve hired struggled up slight hills with us both on... stick with the Honda you already have..as its fuel efficient and can cary you and your luggage well.. why the move to...
by byewayrider
Sat Nov 30, 2013 9:28 am
Forum: About GPS and GPS routes
Topic: Dear santa..Garmin Monterra!!
Replies: 16
Views: 4203

Dear santa..Garmin Monterra!!

cant see a post about this ..so..and its not a typo :P for me it combines the best of the etrex with the montana and 3D mapping.. http://www.horizonsunlimited.com/hubb/navigation-maps-compass-gps/garmins-monterra-review-now-live-73235 big thanks to Bertrand for posting this by the way..top guy so al...
by byewayrider
Sat Nov 30, 2013 9:02 am
Forum: WELCOME NEWBIE
Topic: hello
Replies: 14
Views: 2324

Re: hello

Cheers all.. Dont take many pics as the cameras always break or get drowned...sorry but no pics of the mighty CBX well only negatives as it was back in the golden years of the 80`s :laugh: .. Dont drink alcohol these days as well personnel reasons ...and enjoy traveling solo as you meet so many more...
by byewayrider
Fri Nov 29, 2013 4:04 pm
Forum: CLOTHING
Topic: cheap gore-tex gloves
Replies: 4
Views: 1183

Re: cheap gore-tex gloves

Had something similar once...threw them in the hedge..like riding with flippers instead of hands..

Gortex mountain equipment is good option..but has no "sliding down the road" protection
by byewayrider
Fri Nov 29, 2013 3:56 pm
Forum: WELCOME NEWBIE
Topic: hello
Replies: 14
Views: 2324

hello

Just saying hello .. I`m 50 and love riding the byeways of the uk and Europe..getting muddy is the name of the game.. (thumbs) . Ride mostly solo as that way I only have to please myself but do like riding with similar minded folk when safety is needed. Rode most of Europe both road and trail ..dont...

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