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by flipflopdog
Fri Jan 01, 2021 3:38 pm
Forum: BIKES
Topic: UK's 3rd CRF500L 2021......
Replies: 3
Views: 466

UK's 3rd CRF500L 2021......

Looking to get the third CRF500L built in the first half of 2021. The same guy who built mine has now been commissioned to complete the build. Scutty has the lean and stunning 1st one built. Mine has been thrashed with the overlanding stick. this one will be a compromise with travel in mind as well ...
by flipflopdog
Wed Dec 30, 2020 7:05 am
Forum: BIKES
Topic: BMW K75s
Replies: 9
Views: 3730

Re: BMW K75s

Hey Yodagoat, just stumbled on your post, you still riding the red brick....????

https://advrider.com/f/threads/bmw-k75-gsa.1031519/
by flipflopdog
Wed Sep 16, 2020 9:31 pm
Forum: TRAVEL
Topic: Wales
Replies: 40
Views: 5413

Re: Wales

MudFing wrote:You'll have to dodge all the t5 campers at Coed-Y-Brenin. [emoji38]

Are you looking for true 'wild-camping' or more of an off-grid campsite?
Proper job wild camping, hammocks under tarp jobbie for sure.....

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by flipflopdog
Wed Sep 16, 2020 4:05 am
Forum: TRAVEL
Topic: Wales
Replies: 40
Views: 5413

Re: Wales

Just to revive this handy thread here, 2 riders looking to wild camp using both hammocks and tents. This looks like the place to me, Coed y Brenin Forest Park..... Thoughts please from riders that have been here and wild camped..????

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by flipflopdog
Mon Sep 14, 2020 5:59 am
Forum: TRAVEL
Topic: Hammock Wildcamping in UK
Replies: 14
Views: 1857

Re: Hammock Wildcamping in UK

So gents, I've reread the posts several times again, cacoon vrs upper + lower quilts, I'm guessing the cacoon is simpler to setup ?? I used my exped mattress everytime with success, never budged. Any of you guys 'rope access' gods for your work life....??? My cancelled TCAT ride for this year has le...
by flipflopdog
Sat Sep 12, 2020 8:24 pm
Forum: TRAVEL
Topic: Hammock Wildcamping in UK
Replies: 14
Views: 1857

Re: Hammock Wildcamping in UK

Flippin ekk, I'm in the presence of Hammocking Gods by the sounds of it..!! I bought a 2nd hand Hennessy with tarp, I've used it several times and love sleeping in it. We're gonna have a look around Dartmoor next week starting on Thursday so will post a few pics if we find some good spots.. Sent fro...
by flipflopdog
Thu Sep 10, 2020 5:43 am
Forum: TRAVEL
Topic: Hammock Wildcamping in UK
Replies: 14
Views: 1857

Hammock Wildcamping in UK

Ok, got some time to spare and looking for a wild camping recommendations where we can use hammocks instead of tents. Anywhere in UK..?? Two small adv bikes and minimalist attitude …...
by flipflopdog
Sun Jun 14, 2020 5:57 pm
Forum: TECHNICAL
Topic: K75 GS Adventure Bike
Replies: 102
Views: 25549

Re: K75 GS Adventure Bike

That is immense I wonder what you could do with my 990 adv.fantastic workmanship and a credit 2 yourself Thank you pal, long time coming and I definitely won't build anything remotely similar ever again...!!! Now to prove it's functionality on the road and iron out any failures... Sent from my SM-G...
by flipflopdog
Sat Jun 13, 2020 10:05 pm
Forum: TECHNICAL
Topic: K75 GS Adventure Bike
Replies: 102
Views: 25549

Re: K75 GS Adventure Bike

Wow - that bike could become the star of the next Mad Max or any apocalyptic movie come to think of it Congratulations on a fantastic piece of engineering & skill I had a K100 for 10 years and I bet your bike is a pure joy to ride It's no powerhouse compared to a K100 but smooth as silk and it'...
by flipflopdog
Sat Jun 13, 2020 9:16 pm
Forum: TECHNICAL
Topic: K75 GS Adventure Bike
Replies: 102
Views: 25549

Re: K75 GS Adventure Bike

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So done some miles and back again. This engine gents I have to commend. So used to my GSA and with NO bar buzz and engine wobble it's a dream to ride. Now to break her in and get some heat into her....!!!

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