Switzerland 2014

Since the plans changed and we had left Germany through Luxemburg and into France next was Switzerland.

A break and a leg stretcher along the channel running on the French / German border:

And there is talk about people overpacking (like we did) and brought everything but the kitchen sink, this guy had the . . . → Read More: Switzerland 2014

Nordschleife and Leaving Germany

Since the plans changed but the Nordschleife at Nurburgring was still going to happen we got up and had breakfast and the rain was poring down.

A little less rain going to the garage we had for the night to get the bikes but clouds looked bad all around so rain gear on.

Drove the . . . → Read More: Nordschleife and Leaving Germany

Change of plans 2014

The original plan was to leave Sweden make it passed Nurburgring pass the Atomic in Brussels head for Isle of Man between Enland and Ireland and see some of the TT race going on there, the some Scotland before heading home.

But cause of the TT race it seems impossible to get out there cause . . . → Read More: Change of plans 2014

Leaving Sweden 2014

After visiting some friends in the Stockholm region for a few days Lars caught up with me and we headed south, during the first day we drove by Vadstena, an old church region, not that many pictures but had a break near this fortress:

Visited the Moped and Motorcycle Museum in Björkenäs.

Ran . . . → Read More: Leaving Sweden 2014

Dr Bean Fuel Pump Mod

A 2005 KTM 950 Adventure was recently purchased and while looking it over a bit more closely then during the exam before purchase it was found that the points on the fuel pump was quite badly worn.

A well known problem and there are several cures for it but since points were so unevenly worn . . . → Read More: Dr Bean Fuel Pump Mod

Russia 2013 The Full Story

Was hoping to be able to post more while traveling but limited internet and not enough time made it hard.

Did two quick posts earlier but this will be the full story about Russia and getting there and out, we also traveled some in Norway but that will be another post.

First I will introduce . . . → Read More: Russia 2013 The Full Story

Preparations for Russia 2013

So its now final we have the visas for visiting Russia.

Preparations are well on their way.

Was able to get some gravel riding with some friends during the week …riding is preparation also =)

Regarding the bike I had the issue with crankcase ventilation and had replaced the balancer shaft seal but kept . . . → Read More: Preparations for Russia 2013

Balancer shaft seal replacement

And still not getting the riding I was hoping to cause of colds and flus seeming to replace each other.

But this winter while looking over the bike and replacing a cylinder base gasket after starting it up it was not running good at all so carbs were next.

Then relocated the crank case ventilation . . . → Read More: Balancer shaft seal replacement

Slow start to the 2013 motorcycle season

So after looking over last summers oil leak and having the entire engine out of the frame for the first time changing the front cylinder base gasket and adding the monster 320mm Pyndon Suspension.

Its getting time to get her out of the garage, also did some other maintenance with oil change and installing a . . . → Read More: Slow start to the 2013 motorcycle season

Pyndon 320mm suspension

So was able to purchase longer legs for my sweetheart this winter.

But it was not without some complications installing them.

Did this video opening the package when it arrived:

Rear shocks 245mm, 230mm and 320mm:

Rear end was just bolt on and it fit without any problems at all.

But the front . . . → Read More: Pyndon 320mm suspension