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  1. Thread: Uly adventures

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    It was fun. These leg stretch photos make the...

    It was fun. These leg stretch photos make the terrain seem mild, but there were some serious sections on the trip.

    The Uly kept up with the big GSes - we did about 120km/h on better sections, but...
  2. Thread: Uly adventures

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    Uly adventures

    Went riding with guys and ladies from local TV show, Look what you're missing . They travel familiar and not so familiar roads, while documenting it. I was the only non-BMW.

    Only suffered broken...
  3. Thread: Miserable Ully

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    Hey guys, Johanv is a local South African rider...

    Hey guys, Johanv is a local South African rider like me. Actually stays a few kms from me. Finding sea foam or US parts are always tricky. �� But I'm sure he'll get it sorted.
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    Bagger - I am by no means an off-road expert, but...

    Bagger - I am by no means an off-road expert, but I aim to do a lot more this coming year!

    njloco - never had to, but stand up on the pegs and gun it! :) TKC80 is very soft.
    I ride the Pirelli...
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    No real difference, though the handling of the...

    No real difference, though the handling of the dual sport types are slightly different to road ones. The Karoo 3 handled like a road tyre.

    The Heidenau gives great mileage. Hence the choice. I...
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    I'm running on the opposite end of the scale. I...

    I'm running on the opposite end of the scale. I have a 170 on the back (mainly due to selection of dual sport tyres over here). No problems. Can't see that a 190 can make that much difference.
  7. Thread: Uly upgrades

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    Replaced my busted header with one from a...

    Replaced my busted header with one from a Firebolt. It actually fitted!

    And using a borrowed Buell race exhaust in the meantime till I get my one fixed.
    ...
  8. Thread: Uly upgrades

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    Fitted front LED blinkers. Couldn't get LED relay...

    Fitted front LED blinkers. Couldn't get LED relay to work. Upon studying the wiring diagram, I realised the positive and negative terminals are swapped around on Buell. Sorted now.

    Bark Busters...
  9. Thread: Uly upgrades

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    Heidenau Scout rear and Pirelli MT60R up front. ...

    Heidenau Scout rear and Pirelli MT60R up front.

    Managed to track down a set of bark busters in South Africa - which is a miracle in itself!
  10. Thread: Uly upgrades

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    Mine is an 08XT on which I have swapped out my...

    Mine is an 08XT on which I have swapped out my suspension for that of an X.

    Rest, apart from exhaust, still pretty much stock.

    Thanx guys!
  11. Thread: Uly upgrades

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    Uly upgrades

    Hi guys, been fairly quiet. For the most part because of work, but also since Uly has been riding like clockwork.

    I was fortunate to attend an off-road training course, which my wife got for my...
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    Did it over the weekend and it was easy as pie!...

    Did it over the weekend and it was easy as pie! :)

    Thanx to the great step by step pics!

    Installing the engine was a mission, but fully because of silly mistakes on my part!
    Like forgetting to...
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    Sameul, welcome! I am form Cape Town area. ...

    Sameul, welcome! I am form Cape Town area.

    There is a local guy who has a business called Octane. He is taking over from HD supplying Buell parts in SA.
    Pop me a message and I will send you his...
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    Thanx Chickn! Had shocks serviced last weekend....

    Thanx Chickn! Had shocks serviced last weekend. Getting ready for an adventure riding weekend on the first weekend of September.

    Might be a few Ulys in between the BMWs and KTMs.

    Just want to...
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    Finally got my gaskets today! It spent more time...

    Finally got my gaskets today! It spent more time at customs than the actual trip to South Africa from the States!

    If my flu has subsided enough by the weekend I am doing my first engine rotation...
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    I'm planning on replacing rocker cover gaskets...

    I'm planning on replacing rocker cover gaskets this weekend with the James gasket set. I'm sure I will get it waxed with this thread! ��
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    Clutch problem is sorted and the bike is coming...

    Clutch problem is sorted and the bike is coming back this week after the whole transport issue with new parts fitted.

    Met a really nice, knowledgable guy who is a qualified HD tech, but also a...
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    Indeed! Well, now I need some pics of the...

    Indeed! Well, now I need some pics of the mounting straps for the tank bag. Seems they got lost somewhere. So if someone would be kind enough to share, I would be really grateful!
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    Double whammy today! Got second hand, but...

    Double whammy today!

    Got second hand, but virtually brand new luggage set, including frames, for a few bucks more than the cost of importing a left hand pannier alone!...
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    Side panniers look good! Top box bit huge for my...

    Side panniers look good! Top box bit huge for my liking (I hate top boxes, but they come in useful!).

    Nice!
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    So.... I have to remove the f@$king headers!...

    So.... I have to remove the f@$king headers! :mad-new:

    At least it gives me time to redo them this weekend.
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    My friend who owns Scorch exhausts said he can...

    My friend who owns Scorch exhausts said he can help me, so I will be limping over there tomorrow.
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    Went to have a proper look and the stud did in...

    Went to have a proper look and the stud did in fact break off..😩

    Never stops!
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    Belt on - along with some choice words! ...

    Belt on - along with some choice words!

    http://i257.photobucket.com/albums/hh219/freshdes/Bikes/CCA432F5-B028-47B9-89F4-4FC8F7E9667B_zps629hbyos.jpg

    Adjusted clutch, re-aligned everything that...
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    Got my 2 gold necklaces today. With our crap...

    Got my 2 gold necklaces today.

    With our crap exchange rate and brilliant customs dept, the 2 drive belts I ordered might just as well have been made out of gold!

    Ordered them from St Pauls...
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