The Achievable Dream 5-part series - the definitive guide on DVD for planning your motorcycle adventure. Get Ready! covers planning, paperwork, medical and many other topics! "Inspirational and Awesome!" See the trailer here!
Gear Up! is a 2-DVD set, 6 hours! Which bike is right for me? How do I prepare the bike? What stuff do I need - riding gear, clothing, camping gear, first aid kit, tires, maps and GPS? What don't I need? How do I pack it all in? Lots of opinions from over 150 travellers! "This DVD will save you a fortune!"See the trailer here!
So you've done it - got inspired, planned your trip, packed your stuff and you're on the road! This section is about staying healthy, happy and secure on your motorcycle adventure. And crossing borders, war zones or oceans!
On the Road! is 5.5 hours of the tips and advice you need to cross borders, break down language barriers, overcome culture shock, ship the bike and deal with breakdowns and emergencies."Just makes me want to pack up and go!" See the trailer here!
Tire Changing!Grant demystifies the black art of Tire Changing and Repair to help you STAY on the road! "Very informative and practical." See the trailer here!
Ladies on the Loose! For the first time ever, a motorcycle travel DVD made for women, by women! These intrepid women share their tips to help you plan your own motorcycle adventure. They also answer the women-only questions, and entertain you with amazing tales from the road! Presented by Lois Pryce, veteran solo traveller through South America and Africa and author of 'Lois on the Loose', and 'Red Tape and White Knuckles.'
"It has me all fired up to go out on my own adventure!" See the trailer here!
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There's a very small amount of sticky clear fuid leaking from the rear part of my LC4's gasket. The bike is quite new (7000kms) and oil and water levels and colour are OK and the bike has never overheated. What is it?Could it be some excess sealant? Help!!! as KTM mechanics are a rare beast here in Niger....
I dont think this is a problem, i assume that the head has never been off. The only liquids in there are oil, water , or a mixture of the above, water and oil are a creamy carmel color when mixed. If it feels slippery then its oil, water. I dont beleve there is any sealant bettween the head and cases But the valve cover is sealed with only sealant It might not hurt to retorque the head(the specs are in the manual)
If there is a small leak - it should not be a problem, but this type of leak has been reported & experienced by others before, and at around the same mileage level. Keep an eye on it, and your oil level. There should not be a sealant/gasket, by if there is, it will be of the 'rubbery kind' i.e. the same consistancy as woodglue (which I used as a replecement when mine started leaking from one of the bolts) - more of a seal than a gasket. Re-torqing (as per manual - no-more, no-less) is a reccommended possible solution, but tricky - allow 4 hours +.
PS - I've attempted to sort my leaking bolt 3 times, but after a while it starts happening again - not the oil leak is doen to a small dribble - so I just keep an eye on it and will get the mechanics to look at it the next time I can afford to use them instead of my own limited garage & tools!
KTM LC4 640 Adventure-R 2001
KTM Duke II 2000
Kawazaki ZX-6R 1998
BMW F650 1996
Thanks for the advice, actually it is the same consistency as woodglue. I'd appreciate more information on this? In over 3000kms (some very hard) the water and oil levels haven't changed.
If its the studs at the rear of the cylinder base that are leaking on your bike, I've heard that taking the stud out and refixing it with blue loctite fixes it. I had the same problem on my old adventure and applying blue loctite only to the nut did the trick.
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