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Forum: Airheads 12-03-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 330
Views: 46,334
Posted By Inprogress
I mis my G/S now....think I should buy it back...

I mis my G/S now....think I should buy it back from my brother in law...which I sold to him cause that way the bike is still in the family :norton
Forum: Thumpers 12-06-2011, 03:55 AM
Replies: 28,695
Views: 3,517,698
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Noisy valves/rokkers

My valves/rokkers seem a bit noisy to me - but I am comparing this to my best memories of how it sounded when I got the bike a few months ago. Its a kicker.

I checked clearances = good (will check...
Forum: Thumpers 08-12-2011, 11:23 AM
Replies: 28,695
Views: 3,517,698
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Is that the factory stator with only 4 coils, or...

Is that the factory stator with only 4 coils, or have you reduced them?
Forum: Ride reports 06-13-2011, 02:30 AM
Replies: 2,814
Views: 1,914,657
Posted By Inprogress
Somehow I think it might be a sad day when the...

Somehow I think it might be a sad day when the bike finally grinds to a halt. Its just a machine made of metal and plastic that runs on dinosaurs juice, but it does somehow get a life and a soul....
Forum: Ride reports 06-04-2011, 05:42 AM
Replies: 2,814
Views: 1,914,657
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:clap:clap:clap Glad you love our country! The...

:clap:clap:clap Glad you love our country! The Karoo is a magical place.

Save travels. :norton
Forum: Equipment 05-16-2011, 11:02 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 43,016
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Interesting....might push me to go into the...

Interesting....might push me to go into the helmet industry..."Alien Helmets"

I have tried on the Aria Chaser, can't recall if I tried on the Profile. The Chaser did fit well for the 20 seconds I...
Forum: Equipment 05-16-2011, 02:48 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 43,016
Posted By Inprogress
Bluhduh Helmets for long oval head shapes - me and my stupid head

Is Arai and that one Shoei helmet, the RSi the only helmets made for my stupid head shape? Who else has been blessed with this curse in when it comes to motorcycle helmets?

The Arai helmets are...
Forum: Thumpers 05-16-2011, 11:54 AM
Replies: 102,228
Views: 19,993,584
Posted By Inprogress
That nails it on the head...I need to decide...

That nails it on the head...I need to decide which compromise I am willing to make.

I have ridden the 1200GSA very slowly and in some difficult terrain and found it kinda entertaining...not as fun...
Forum: Thumpers 05-16-2011, 09:18 AM
Replies: 102,228
Views: 19,993,584
Posted By Inprogress
Tyre life

I'm sitting in one of those peculiar situations that just shows me how little money I do have, cause 1: I can't have them both, and 2: Having the one might turn out expensive anyway.

I am buying a...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-15-2011, 01:28 PM
Replies: 1,349
Views: 406,719
Posted By Inprogress
I broke my promise

I am breaking my promise since I need to ask something about th 1100 that I can't find online.

The shocks....I got a bit of a fright when I remembered that the 1100 has two, two that are usually...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-12-2011, 06:44 AM
Replies: 1,349
Views: 406,719
Posted By Inprogress
One last thing cause I am becoming a neusance...

One last thing cause I am becoming a neusance since I keep asking questions and not showing you my 1100...future 1100.

What is the story (with details) and seriousness of the gearbox concern of...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-11-2011, 07:31 AM
Replies: 1,349
Views: 406,719
Posted By Inprogress
Thats what I thought.....still for some reason I...

Thats what I thought.....still for some reason I wanted to ask :D
Forum: GS Boxers 05-11-2011, 01:19 AM
Replies: 1,349
Views: 406,719
Posted By Inprogress
Oh one more thing...drive shaft life expectancy?...

Oh one more thing...drive shaft life expectancy? Well I know it is hugely dependent on the service and use/abuse, but a ball park figure will be appreciated - just want to place in the event it does...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-10-2011, 12:40 PM
Replies: 1,349
Views: 406,719
Posted By Inprogress
Cool! Just checking cause I remember with my...

Cool! Just checking cause I remember with my R80G/S days about the unspoken policy from BMW to keep spares for 20 years or some sort, but when I saw the VERY limited quantities and in some cases "no...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-10-2011, 09:42 AM
Replies: 1,349
Views: 406,719
Posted By Inprogress
Looking at one, status on spares

I'm looking at buying a 95 1100GS, and just part of planning the purchase, did a quick recon on motobins and maxbmw regarding spares of a few key items (experience from my R80G/S days) and it seems...
Forum: Trials 05-10-2011, 08:27 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,287
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Interesting, I thought "foot-ups" was an...

Interesting, I thought "foot-ups" was an international name. It comes from the fact that you need to keep your feet up on the pegs whilst you do the ride/course...hence "foot-ups" or keeping your...
Forum: Trials 05-09-2011, 09:40 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,287
Posted By Inprogress
Thanks mate. The sitting bit doesn't bother me...

Thanks mate. The sitting bit doesn't bother me that much, its taking extra fuel cause I don't like carrying a bunch of stuff on my back except maybe my water bladder.

You know what the average...
Forum: Trials 05-08-2011, 02:21 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,287
Posted By Inprogress
Thanks Magile, I'll have to see what the Beta EVO...

Thanks Magile, I'll have to see what the Beta EVO looks like. Problem with South Africa is that we are such a small market it silly, especially when it comes to footups riding, although the crowd has...
Forum: Trials 05-07-2011, 05:02 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,287
Posted By Inprogress
What type of engines do foot-up bikes have?...

What type of engines do foot-up bikes have? Meaning is it high-strung motors like the 450 Enduro's that need serious maintenance every...what is it....1000km?

I suppose making a "long ride" goof...
Forum: Ride reports 03-27-2011, 12:31 AM
Replies: 412
Views: 107,570
Posted By Inprogress
Can your Honda actually go as fast as 120km/h...

Can your Honda actually go as fast as 120km/h cause mine can only get to 80km/h.

Great story and ride safe!
Forum: Trials 03-22-2011, 01:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,287
Posted By Inprogress
Thanks for the replies! I had it as Beta, no...

Thanks for the replies! I had it as Beta, no wonder I couldn't find it. :rofl
Forum: Trials 03-18-2011, 07:17 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,287
Posted By Inprogress
[Answered] - Trails bike with seat? (Scorpa T-Ride)

Sometime ago, probably months ago, someone posted something about a foot-ups bike (don't think its was bigger than 250cc) with a seat. I watched some vids on the net etc. Ever since then, whenever I...
Forum: Road warriors 03-13-2011, 05:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,005
Posted By Inprogress
Well my little Honda E-Storm (slight improved and...

Well my little Honda E-Storm (slight improved and modernized version of the CG) is now at the mileage where most people say a bike will die - 22,000km. :rofl

EDIT: O and I meant to say it also...
Forum: Road warriors 02-24-2011, 01:53 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,308
Posted By Inprogress
My definition of a beginners bike: You are...

My definition of a beginners bike: You are beginning to understand that no matter what anyone calls your bike, there is a specific bike for a specific application and all of them are enjoyable, and...
Forum: Road warriors 02-23-2011, 01:10 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,468
Posted By Inprogress
Application

The guys at OEM's are doing their market research very well, they know most people are only getting into biking because they have disposable income, and because of that they aren't really gonna see a...
Forum: Thumpers 02-12-2011, 01:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,891
Posted By Inprogress
Old threat

Its been months, but two things about this bike:

Its a three speed automatic.

Does anyone know who makes the engine?
Forum: Old's Cool 02-07-2011, 11:50 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 9,064
Posted By Inprogress
Well a lot has happened since I started this...

Well a lot has happened since I started this threat, most of which is loose a lot of money! Now I'm rebuilding if you will, film industry, electronics, and acting and play writing.

Still want an...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-07-2011, 12:18 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 9,064
Posted By Inprogress
bump

Let me bump this thread a bit again cause I saw a Enfield for sale locally, and hence looked at the bikes again and discovered the new EFI's.

Who has one and what do you think of them?
Forum: GS Boxers 12-16-2010, 07:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,001
Posted By Inprogress
Looking for picture - 19" to 21" conversion - BMW 1200

Hi there.

I can't seem to find the picture now. Somewhere on this vast canyon of information, someone posted a picture (and I'm sure the bloke was and most likely still is from Australia) where he...
Forum: Ride reports 12-03-2010, 01:20 AM
Replies: 2,814
Views: 1,914,657
Posted By Inprogress
Hey their travelers. First off, how many...

Hey their travelers. First off, how many kilometers on that 1100 now?

Some of your pictures, given the light conditions, I presume you are using various filters? Could you give me an idea of the...
Forum: Airheads 08-18-2010, 10:50 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 31,686
Posted By Inprogress
That is super cool ericrat! :clap

That is super cool ericrat! :clap
Forum: Old's Cool 08-12-2010, 02:03 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,020
Posted By Inprogress
OOO! I forgot. Something that is VERY simple is...

OOO! I forgot. Something that is VERY simple is excessivly complex on a G/S which I remember quite fondly, even though I only had to do it once: Replace the front turn signal bracket-arm. Who in the...
Forum: Road warriors 08-12-2010, 11:02 AM
Replies: 2,137
Views: 349,526
Posted By Inprogress
Stupid question

Folks of the RT threat, I need some opinions. This question is about as silly as asking which biscuit is better than the rest, however, one many times find wisdom in such replies. I have a dilemma...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-11-2010, 02:32 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,020
Posted By Inprogress
Yup, I second that one. I played around with...

Yup, I second that one. I played around with shimming my clutch on my old G/S, took the tranny out about 7 times (good thing was I can now take out a R80 tranny in 15 minutes). Each time its hold the...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-30-2010, 03:24 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,841
Posted By Inprogress
Oh.......thought you were serious and thought I...

Oh.......thought you were serious and thought I could amaze the world with my engineering skills :lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 07-30-2010, 05:58 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,841
Posted By Inprogress
How do you mean?

How do you mean?
Forum: GS Boxers 07-29-2010, 02:10 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,841
Posted By Inprogress
I think, if the patent thing is overcome, we will...

I think, if the patent thing is overcome, we will rather see the duo-lever take hold on road bikes over the telelever.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-29-2010, 12:50 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,841
Posted By Inprogress
I think so yes. I read it somewhere, but I am...

I think so yes. I read it somewhere, but I am talking under correction. Which is great to keep you unique, but bad if a technology is beneficial to the consumer.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-29-2010, 12:01 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,841
Posted By Inprogress
Marcus Aurelius Cesar, exactly. I want a HP2...

Marcus Aurelius Cesar, exactly. I want a HP2 cause I want the telescopic forks for the application I intend to use it, telelever nor duolever will do.

Stay on two wheel mate, unless you busy doing...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-29-2010, 11:41 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,841
Posted By Inprogress
Are you just trying to stir and see what happens?...

Are you just trying to stir and see what happens? And your comparing a apple with an apple (the swingarms you mention are the same, the one wasn't a conventional swingarm and the other a paralever...
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