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    Re: Shineray / XinYuan X5 review

    Hi,
    So let me give you a rundown on which modifications I did to the X5 for our 20000 km journey.

    Just for the record - I have the first model - still with oilcooling

    Luggage rack with two...
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    Hey everybody, we just completed the trip from...

    Hey everybody, we just completed the trip from shanghai to germany on a x5 and x2. For the x5 i can say that it performed very well. We had some minor issues but right now there are 27000 km on the...
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    Sticky: Hey. Check our attempt to go from shanghai to...

    Hey. Check our attempt to go from shanghai to munich on two shineray bikes. Www.monkeykings.jimdo.com
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    Haha. Wtf. Again!? Its too early.... So here it...

    Haha. Wtf. Again!? Its too early.... So here it comes: www.monkeykings.jimdo.com
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    Damn. Writing error: www.monkeykings.com

    Damn. Writing error: www.monkeykings.com
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    We are finally off. Follow our trip from...

    We are finally off.
    Follow our trip from shanghai to europe on chinese bikes.
    www.konkeykings.jimdo.com
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    Hey everybody. Follow our attempt to go from...

    Hey everybody. Follow our attempt to go from shanghai to munich on a X5 and X2. www.monkeykings.jimdo.com.
    There is also a small section where i describe what we imroved on the bikes for the trip.
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    Re: Shineray / XinYuan X5 review

    Hi,
    I talked to Jeff about the design updates on the X5,
    The tank is metal now. also the gas feeler is on a different position which should make it more precise I assume.
    The biggest change is...
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    Re: Shineray / XinYuan X5 review

    There is an updated model of the X5 - I havent seen it in person yet but I saw a picture. - there are some design modifications
    The tank is apparently made of metal now and has a fancy world sticker...
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    Hey gjackson, Mondo enduro style... Love it....

    Hey gjackson,

    Mondo enduro style... Love it.
    Sure. Send me your stuff. I am very intersted in your plans. I am sure u also did a lot of reading to plan your route. Lets exchange.
    We havent...
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    Re: China > Europe

    Hey Lia Jia Hou.

    heres the link.
    http://www.horizonsunlimited.com/hubb/southern-asia/going-from-china-tibet-nepal-74145

    From what I hear it should not be a big deal to leave china with a legal...
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    Re: China > Europe

    Here is an update about our travel plans to europe


    so we have the motorbikes now. shineray X5 and X2.
    we bought some gear and did a few weekend test trips.
    Our plan is to do a test longer trip...
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    Re: Shineray / XinYuan X5 review

    Hi,
    a quick update from my side.
    I have now 2000 km on the clock - did a 3 day - 1000 km ride to huangshan which was great and very smooth.

    This weekend we went to Suzhou to play a little bit at...
  14. Re: Update on the progress of The Great Ride of China

    Hey Bucko,

    Thanks for the info, i contacted them but they didnt reply yet,
    Can you give a rough number on how many days you stayed in tibet and how much the cost where?- guide and all

    Thanks!
  15. Re: Update on the progress of The Great Ride of China

    Hi Bucko!

    I followed your Blog with great interest - what an adventure...!
    Congratulations!

    I am planning a big trip myself and right now we are trying to figure out routes.
    One way would be...
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    Re: Shineray / XinYuan X5 review

    Hi everybody.
    i have a issue with the chocke.

    I use the choke to start the bike up and when the engine is running smoothly I pull it back a little.
    But also after riding for a while i cannot...
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    Re: Shineray / XinYuan X5 review

    A quick update from my side.

    After a few months of doing the motorcycle license back in my home country and finally doing the chinese license test - am ready to go.
    For the chinese license i can...
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    Re: China > Europe

    Hi,
    We are the other two!!!
    We plan to go from Shanghai to Europe. probably through Vietnam - Thailand - India - Pakistan - Iran..... April/May 2014
    But we havent fixed anything yet - we are still...
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    Re: Shineray / XinYuan X5 review

    Hey Snev313,
    We are on a very early stage of planning the whole trip - i dont even have the chinese license yet. Lets continue this topic in another thread and stay in touch how the whole planning...
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    Sticky: Re: Getting a Chinese Motorcycle License

    Hello everybody,

    I finally got my Motorcycle license done back in Germany and now wait to do the Chinese test. I have been there two weeks ago and the waiting time is 6! weeks. - middle of...
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    Re: Shineray / XinYuan X5 review

    We plan to start from shanghai around April/June - I will buy the X5 in october - ShuBens points are convincing - especially the point that the X5 Motor is a exact copy of XR400...
    Lets keep in...
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    Re: Shineray / XinYuan X5 review

    Hi all,

    I have been following this thread with great interest for a while now. Very good review ShuBen and Chinasam... it made me really curious about the bike.
    Hopefully i gonna hold my chinese...
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    Sticky: Re: Getting a Chinese Motorcycle License

    Hi euphonius,
    I read TB-racings post, but I was hoping someone has done it more recently, without translator and not out in kunshan.
    I know, thats much to ask for, but I want find out if there is a...
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    Sticky: Re: Getting a Chinese Motorcycle License

    Does anybody have experience with doing a motorcycle license in Shanghai from Scratch?
    It seems that I would have to do driving lessons and theory lessons. I would do that if that is what it takes....
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    Sticky: Re: Getting a Chinese Motorcycle License

    Hello,
    I am new to this forum. Its good to see there is such an alive community in china that is eager to drive bikes despite all the troubles that "living in china" can put in your way.
    My buddy...
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