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by Mike54
Fri Jan 10, 2020 8:20 am
Forum: TECHNICAL
Topic: Petrol: supermarket vs shell etc
Replies: 38
Views: 4409

Re: Petrol: supermarket vs shell etc

Rather than all this anecdotal stuff, does anyone have any links to any empirical evidence based on research which shows any difference between the fuels? If not, all this discussion is moot.
by Mike54
Wed Jan 08, 2020 7:58 pm
Forum: CLOTHING
Topic: Goretex Suit Query
Replies: 16
Views: 2167

Re: Goretex Suit Query

They only way they'll fit is if you lose a few pounds.
by Mike54
Tue Jan 07, 2020 8:59 pm
Forum: VIDEOS
Topic: Short riders
Replies: 9
Views: 1078

Re: Short riders

That's the one, not sure why the first is saying private, it wasn't before.
by Mike54
Tue Jan 07, 2020 6:20 pm
Forum: VIDEOS
Topic: Short riders
Replies: 9
Views: 1078

Short riders

See this video featuring SA rider, Taye Perry, who is just over 5 feet tall (and in this years Dakar)

The answer is don't lower your bike, just get better ;-)

by Mike54
Mon Jan 06, 2020 5:57 pm
Forum: BIKES
Topic: What would put you off buying a GS1200/1250?
Replies: 70
Views: 7268

Re: What would put you off buying a GS1200/1250?

Just had a chat with someone at my local KTM dealer --who follows the facebook sagas etc--and the comment was that people are breaking the 790 because they are treating it like an enduro bike--which it is not--and we agreed that this was because the marketing idiots have pushed the bike with its as...
by Mike54
Sun Jan 05, 2020 8:19 pm
Forum: CLOTHING
Topic: Heated Waistcoats, but not 12V
Replies: 13
Views: 3195

Re: Heated Waistcoats, but not 12V

I have an avade, it's no thicker than an under armour stretchy base layer. I use it for dirt biking in winter and for other more sedantary outside sports in winter. It's also what the factory riders used in dakar when it was in south america to cope with the high passes, they're excellent and I'd sa...
by Mike54
Thu Sep 05, 2019 7:32 pm
Forum: FOR SALE - WANTED
Topic: FS: Roadbook and bar mount
Replies: 6
Views: 1993

Re: FS: Roadbook and bar mount

Sold
by Mike54
Mon Sep 02, 2019 6:40 am
Forum: FOR SALE - WANTED
Topic: FS KTM exc Seat Concepts seat
Replies: 8
Views: 1990

Re: FS KTM exc Seat Concepts seat

Sold
by Mike54
Sun Sep 01, 2019 10:15 pm
Forum: FOR SALE - WANTED
Topic: FS: Roadbook and bar mount
Replies: 6
Views: 1993

FS: Roadbook and bar mount

Sold
by Mike54
Sun Jun 23, 2019 8:51 pm
Forum: TRAVEL GEAR
Topic: Hammock advice
Replies: 17
Views: 8783

Re: Hammock advice

I've been hammocking for 15 years and wouldnt be without my clark. https://junglehammock.com/product-category/hammocks/4-season-hammocks/ I have an NX250 but the latest is the 270. It's been down to -28 with no issues, good tarps and very very well made. Not cheap but you get what you pay for. After...

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