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by V_King
Mon Oct 03, 2016 6:10 pm
Forum: TECHNICAL
Topic: Husqvarna recall 2017 off-road bikes over brake issue
Replies: 2
Views: 477

Re: Husqvarna recall 2017 off-road bikes over brake issue

well ktm used to ignore the design issues, writing them off to the wear and tear. so now at least they are recalling the bikes with issues. and it sounds like an actual engineering issue, which probably will not affect 99.99999% of users, more of their product liability insurance. there is a sense o...
by V_King
Sun Sep 25, 2016 9:44 am
Forum: TECHNICAL
Topic: Lowering Links for XT660z or XT660R or CCM
Replies: 23
Views: 3807

Re: Lowering Links for XT660z or XT660R or CCM

I am 5'9 with 29" inside leg and did not have any problems with my xt for the four years I had it. I had it with a standard height. I do not understand the need to put both feet fully down while stationary. As long as you can reach ground reasonably with toes/half foot you are fine. maybe the one yo...
by V_King
Fri Sep 09, 2016 10:10 pm
Forum: TECHNICAL
Topic: What big bikes can handle a full water submersion?
Replies: 10
Views: 1460

Re: What big bikes can handle a full water submersion?

Was reading a ride report where a Tiger 800 fell into water which killed the speedo unit meaning the bike couldn't function at all. Seems the unit isn't waterproof at all. Just wondering are there any modern big bikes that can handle a full drop into water? I would have assumed the GS1200 would be ...
by V_King
Sun Sep 04, 2016 5:20 pm
Forum: TECHNICAL
Topic: Servo brakes
Replies: 10
Views: 1365

Re: Servo brakes

best to take chassis number and call bmw dealership.

I remember seeing 1994 bmw bike with linked and servo assisted brakes.
by V_King
Thu Sep 01, 2016 6:59 am
Forum: CLOTHING
Topic: Dry but feels wet?
Replies: 19
Views: 3553

Re: Dry but feels wet?

I get the same feeling with my halvarssons gloves which uses outlast as rukka and other Scandinavian companies.
by V_King
Wed Aug 31, 2016 6:31 pm
Forum: TRAVEL GEAR
Topic: Fibre Glass Tent Poles snapping (Vango)
Replies: 20
Views: 3741

Re: Fibre Glass Tent Poles snapping (Vango)

I take a good care of my camping equipment but mine Vango Tempest ali poles snapped after four years and not that many camping nights (2-3 weeks combined).

really disappointed, as the new replacement poles cost almost half the new tent price!
by V_King
Tue Aug 30, 2016 6:47 pm
Forum: TRAVEL
Topic: Brittany Ferries Discounts?
Replies: 27
Views: 4179

Re: Brittany Ferries Discounts?

anybody have any more discount codes for UK - Spain crossings with Brittany Ferries to share? :)
by V_King
Mon Aug 22, 2016 6:18 am
Forum: FOR SALE - WANTED
Topic: Halvarsson wrap kevlar jeans (black) size xl
Replies: 8
Views: 1116

Re: Halvarsson wrap kevlar jeans (black) size xl

Hi, very interested in the jeans. Do they have protection and kevlar lining? Also how is the sizing? halvarsons website says their xl is 36-38 uk. I wonder if it is on th larger or smaller sizes of the range? Cheers hi, they i would say closer to 38 waist than 36 and long leg probably 34. they are ...
by V_King
Sun Aug 21, 2016 4:19 pm
Forum: FOR SALE - WANTED
Topic: Halvarsson wrap kevlar jeans (black) size xl
Replies: 8
Views: 1116

Re: Halvarsson wrap kevlar jeans (black) size xl

Hi, very interested in the jeans. Do they have protection and kevlar lining? Also how is the sizing? halvarsons website says their xl is 36-38 uk. I wonder if it is on th larger or smaller sizes of the range? Cheers
by V_King
Sat Aug 20, 2016 10:32 am
Forum: TECHNICAL
Topic: Safe to ride with air in the ABS solenoid?
Replies: 18
Views: 1927

Re: Safe to ride with air in the ABS solenoid?

keep the brake fluid in it untouched and then after reconnecting the brakes lines the small left over air bubbles bleed out. OK thanks, so what you are saying is it is an open system (no isolating valve) and any air bubbles in the ABS line should work their way out, either bleed down to the nipple ...

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