XLV 750Rf RD01 1985 Simple and Sweet
XL 600V R Transalp 1994 Stella Basher
DR 600 Raider 1985 Knee Smasher
XRV 750R RD03+ 1988 Frankathon spawn of the Transalp and RD01 , and a1992 750 Marathon kit
XRV 650R RD03 1989
The Longest Day Rider 6
TLD 2008 John-O-Groats to Lands End 14h 50m 880 miles
TLD 2009 5 capitals 23h 50m 700 miles
TLD 2010 Run for the Sun 19h 30m.
TLD 2011 Tower to Tower 17h 700m+ one channel Tunnel and arrived in time to watch the Eiffel Tower lights go on
Hi Xander , good to have you back, I enjoyed following your trip and look fiorward now to your new build
2002 RD07a Black & all the toys
1999 RD07a Black Corbin Seat, Ohlins Shock, Crash Bars, Pannier Rack
1988 RD03 Boano Rallye fairing African Queens rear 10lt tanks
1976 CB500T Cafe Racer
So what i am think Anubis wise... remember 1st and foremost he is a traveler.. so all mods are travel based:
I cant find my original tweak list so i'll try and dig that out, but since leaving for the trip the only change has been:
-I cut the Reg/Reg side panel out for air vent.
-my WP shocker got a higher ratting spring in SA
-and gold valve emulators in the front forks.
THE NEW STUFF:
- new Faring: right now i am thinking a 50/50 split between total farkelled and standard so going: Rally Light Screen Rd07/07A with tinted screen
with headlights (do these come in the kit?)
- new tail: Buano rear racing fender
-Braided all lines: fuel, brake, clutch, throttle....
- Custom paint (no hints on this one..)
-Powder coat .. everything!
- new chain guard
-radiator and oil collar guards
-2nd fan on radiator
-ss chain adjusters
-Lots of Kevlar Carbon fiber stuff from RR
- air cover
-?maybe tool box bash plate side cover (i need sizes first)
-exhaust manifold guard
-rear brake guard
-Maybe a koso digital gauges (but i already have two TT imo100r-300s from the XTZ rally build and so may steal that)...
- Ali choke guides
- lowered pegs or maybe pivot pegs
Lots to renew:
-rear wheel rim
- may add a couple of the Twin Air Air box vents (first)
Well that is all i can think of for now.. Donations of ideas (and money/parts) are greatly welcome and appreciated. Also any good divorce lawyers may want to put up there hands now. As i am doing this while trying to buy a house, finish the XTZ project, and build a bike for Mrs.X. And can you guess what seems to be getting all my attention... yup .... Well to be fair the MrsX bike has officially been put off for a year.. (spoiler alert= I am going to put together a 400cc honda in what looks like a Transalp but based on the Falcon (aka mini Dominator).
Okay here i go getting my self in more trouble...
I will also try to get the blog uploaded. MrsX and I wrote it every day so yes it exists from the UK though Africa South East Asia and Perth, but in Africa it just got too exxy to get on line.. then well we stopped caring about uploading it.. So it exists and I will try to start editing it for spelling grammar ,,, ... but not censoring it. i want any insanity to come out that came out....
Anubis 2000 RD07a Black. pro-oiler, x-zone boxes F/R, MRA Vairo, Heated grips, Alarm, AQ fuel light, centre stand, BSM Titanium can, PC black plate, Vista cruise control, H3 led fog lights, RC bars,Boano 36lt fuel tank(er), Facet, X zone seat, Jesse topbox, WP shocker, WP progressive, AQ rear Rack, starcom x-zone tool tube, x-zone tank pod... still working...
Xander: confirmed MMAA sufferer