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by flipflopdog
Thu Nov 28, 2019 7:47 am
Forum: BIKES
Topic: UK CRF500L #2 Build Thread
Replies: 62
Views: 12712

Re: UK CRF500L #2 Build Thread

Always makes me thing when folks prep bikes for overland trips with huge fuel Tanks and switches evetywhere.....your riding along in deepest africa or mongolia and some local on a 125cc passes you with std bike... :lol: .. The TCAT is a different fish to Africa or India and requires far more respec...
by flipflopdog
Wed Nov 27, 2019 10:29 pm
Forum: BIKES
Topic: UK CRF500L #2 Build Thread
Replies: 62
Views: 12712

Re: UK CRF500L #2 Build Thread

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by flipflopdog
Wed Nov 27, 2019 10:28 pm
Forum: BIKES
Topic: UK CRF500L #2 Build Thread
Replies: 62
Views: 12712

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by flipflopdog
Wed Nov 27, 2019 10:24 pm
Forum: BIKES
Topic: UK CRF500L #2 Build Thread
Replies: 62
Views: 12712

Re: UK CRF500L #2 Build Thread

Been a while and now prepping for a big trip next year, it's getting the overlanding touch......
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by flipflopdog
Wed Nov 13, 2019 1:44 pm
Forum: TECHNICAL
Topic: K75 GS Adventure Bike
Replies: 102
Views: 26024

Re: K75 GS Adventure Bike

Ive been following this build for a while now and I have to say great progress on the build. The colour scheme looks well too. Indeed it’s been a while, about 5 years, sounds too long for a build but I’ve had to maintain a working life + 5 kids to nurture into adult life, Uni etc etc. Been a slog b...
by flipflopdog
Mon Nov 11, 2019 3:38 pm
Forum: TECHNICAL
Topic: K75 GS Adventure Bike
Replies: 102
Views: 26024

Re: K75 GS Adventure Bike

Brilliant - what's going on, on the nearside pannier? Looks like a filler cap? There are ‘L’ shaped pods either side that the panniers sit on, one for extra fuel and one holds water, I can clip on my petrol stove underneath and in less that 5 mins have a shower, a feature for the hotter more remote...
by flipflopdog
Mon Nov 11, 2019 3:29 pm
Forum: TECHNICAL
Topic: K75 GS Adventure Bike
Replies: 102
Views: 26024

Re: K75 GS Adventure Bike

Nice feature but surely there more to it than that, I mean its a very substantial structure (I was imagining it for plowing through the Zombie hordes in the upcoming apocolypse : The front end phases out most folk but until you see this in the flesh and have a real in-depth glance around it and pic...
by flipflopdog
Sun Nov 10, 2019 9:02 pm
Forum: TECHNICAL
Topic: K75 GS Adventure Bike
Replies: 102
Views: 26024

Re: K75 GS Adventure Bike

Asgard wrote:Some amazing metal work in thos panniers and rear box
Whats the function of the front frame structure?
It hinges up to grab a bedding roll


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by flipflopdog
Sat Nov 09, 2019 6:27 pm
Forum: TECHNICAL
Topic: K75 GS Adventure Bike
Replies: 102
Views: 26024

Re: K75 GS Adventure Bike

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by flipflopdog
Thu Oct 17, 2019 8:12 am
Forum: North East
Topic: ....Any experienced climbers on here..??
Replies: 3
Views: 5797

....Any experienced climbers on here..??

A little odd but are there any bods on here that hold knowledge on climbing ?? I need to touch base with someone local who can help me on a madcap idea I have that involves the use of climbing ropes, pulleys etc for a trip next year to Canada. I'm off to have a go at the TCAT next May/June and want ...

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