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Forum: Thumpers 11-28-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 507
Posted By Haroon
Seems the sub-500cc bikes from BMW jointly...

Seems the sub-500cc bikes from BMW jointly produced with TVS Motorcycles will be coming out in 2015.

TVS is already exporting their bikes to many countries worldwide

...
Forum: Road warriors 11-05-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,944
Posted By Haroon
Since you are coming from the Sport bike side of...

Since you are coming from the Sport bike side of things and since you dont plan on long multi-day touring expeditions, how about considering the more agile Ducati Multistrada 1200 or the new BMW...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-03-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 880
Posted By Haroon
Thanks for your inputs Lee. When I ran the bike...

Thanks for your inputs Lee.
When I ran the bike in Saudi Arabia on 95 Octane for more than 10k kms, there was no pinging and engine was very smooth. As soon as I started riding in india the...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-03-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 880
Posted By Haroon
Bumping this thread with some inputs and some...

Bumping this thread with some inputs and some queries since I am also looking for a solution for engine pinging on 89 Octane petrol on my 05 R1200GS in India as the sticker on my fuel filler cap...
Forum: Ride reports 09-19-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,293
Posted By Haroon
Wonderful ride esp in a part of the world we dont...

Wonderful ride esp in a part of the world we dont get to see very often here on ADV. Enjoyed the lively narration & crisp pics. I dont know much about Jap & Korean food, but they look super...
Forum: Ride reports 08-29-2014, 04:48 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,184
Posted By Haroon
A very sexy mount:D. Wonderful adventure. And...

A very sexy mount:D. Wonderful adventure. And brilliant photography.
Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Road warriors 08-20-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,086
Posted By Haroon
Having done 2-up touring on both the GTL as well...

Having done 2-up touring on both the GTL as well as new RT LC (just before the stop ride), I can say they are excellent choices. The windshield goes up a long way on both bikes and for 2-up handling...
Forum: Road warriors 08-20-2014, 04:23 AM
Replies: 2,152
Views: 339,258
Posted By Haroon
Battery Charging & Disconnecting query

Small query for the people with actual electrical knowledge on the Concourse 14.

I presently own a 2013 C14. Every 2 months I travel away for 3-5 weeks and the bike is not used during that period....
Forum: Road warriors 07-20-2014, 03:17 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 8,535
Posted By Haroon
If you are looking at the Diavel, why not also...

If you are looking at the Diavel, why not also consider the V-Max....definitely cheaper/easier to maintain and probably more reliable. AND has a cult following:D
Forum: Europe 07-19-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 739
Posted By Haroon
Back in 2010 I rented from Karl Maier and they...

Back in 2010 I rented from Karl Maier and they were great. But a word of caution- they are a little lazy with responding to emails etc. But if they say they have reserved the bike, then it will be...
Forum: Road warriors 06-20-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,835
Posted By Haroon
You have hit the nail on its head. Thats exactly...

You have hit the nail on its head. Thats exactly what I also felt about the K16 since I rode it in the US. Its wonderful to cover long distances in quick time, rarely needing to even downshift while...
Forum: Road warriors 06-18-2014, 02:54 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,835
Posted By Haroon
TarTipper- Your review has been absolutely spot...

TarTipper- Your review has been absolutely spot on. Having myself spent 8-9 days on the K16GTL as well as the new RT LC (touring with full luggage & passenger on both rented bikes), I fully agree to...
Forum: Ride reports 06-17-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,800
Posted By Haroon
Wow. This is some serious adventure. Great spirit...

Wow. This is some serious adventure. Great spirit buddy. Everything from the RTW idea to the simple bike to the DIY modifications to whatever.....very inspiring.

Ride safe and I am eager to hear...
Forum: Ride reports 06-17-2014, 03:00 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 16,066
Posted By Haroon
Wonderful narrative and introduction to the place...

Wonderful narrative and introduction to the place and its past, which we rarely get to hear or see. Thanks for sharing and I am tuned in :clap
Forum: Hacks 04-19-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,509
Posted By Haroon
Maybe this is one of the options as of now..... ...

Maybe this is one of the options as of now.....


http://www.rigged4life.com/


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Forum: Road warriors 04-15-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,126
Posted By Haroon
Just sharing my 2 cents. I am an owner of a...

Just sharing my 2 cents.
I am an owner of a 2013 C14. Its a fantastic bike with an extremely powerful engine that can launch like a cruise missile. The bike handles well. Its heavy but I didnt find...
Forum: Europe 03-21-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,241
Posted By Haroon
Many thanks TeDeeM for your kind offer. I will be...

Many thanks TeDeeM for your kind offer. I will be in touch via PM.
Forum: Road warriors 03-21-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 1,280
Views: 217,054
Posted By Haroon
Thanks Nbtstatic & pmb. So it seems if they give...

Thanks Nbtstatic & pmb. So it seems if they give the electical connector type topcase, the liner bag is the best thing to do.

Thanks again
Forum: Road warriors 03-21-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 1,280
Views: 217,054
Posted By Haroon
Thanks alfred02 for the clarification on the 660....

Thanks alfred02 for the clarification on the 660.

Since the topcase is provided by the renting company, they will provide the 2014 RT Wethead bike with the new topcase of the 2014 RT(which looks...
Forum: Road warriors 03-21-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 416
Posted By Haroon
The Givi V35 sidecases should be a good fit esp...

The Givi V35 sidecases should be a good fit esp for the looks of your bike. If you however need more space and not much into the aesthetics, there are many more options from Givi, Shad & H&B. If the...
Forum: Road warriors 03-21-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 1,280
Views: 217,054
Posted By Haroon
Garmin GPS660

A small query to those of you who have some knowledge/experience on the new 2014 Wehead RT

I will be hopefully renting one in Europe this coming May. My questions:

1. I have my own Garmin...
Forum: Europe 03-19-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,241
Posted By Haroon
Thanks BigMark for the inputs. I may modify my...

Thanks BigMark for the inputs.
I may modify my route to go from Mostar to Kotor in which case would you know the route shown by google (Roads E73, M20, R431). Are the roads good on this stretch for...
Forum: Europe 03-15-2014, 02:12 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,241
Posted By Haroon
Thanks francs. Seems more on the moderate side...

Thanks francs.
Seems more on the moderate side of climate during that time. Also have to be prepared for rains
Forum: Europe 03-11-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,241
Posted By Haroon
Thanks TeDeeM. Yes, like they say 'be a roman in...

Thanks TeDeeM. Yes, like they say 'be a roman in rome':D

Thanks Damir1994. Just saw your snow riding video...Very enjoyable:clap. We have a long riding day to Sarajevo, but if we can fit, we shall...
Forum: Europe 03-09-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,241
Posted By Haroon
Thanks TeDeeM. At the start of the trip we will...

Thanks TeDeeM. At the start of the trip we will already be visiting Plitvice. So I guess we can take the motorway from Zadar to Senj to save time as we have almost 400kms to cover on that day.

I...
Forum: Europe 03-03-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,241
Posted By Haroon
Thanks for that info francs. So I better be...

Thanks for that info francs. So I better be prepared for the unexpected.
Forum: Europe 02-28-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,241
Posted By Haroon
You mean there is no snow now, but there will be...

You mean there is no snow now, but there will be snow in summer(May)?






Nice ride and beautiful pics. Thanks
Forum: Europe 02-27-2014, 03:13 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,241
Posted By Haroon
Thanks francs for the insights. Regarding the...

Thanks francs for the insights.
Regarding the inner road from Split to Opatija, we are riding 2-up with full luggage on a R1200RT bike so I would prefer to avoid any dirt/off road and ride on...
Forum: Europe 02-26-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,241
Posted By Haroon
I did google searches on Boko lake and its indeed...

I did google searches on Boko lake and its indeed very beautiful. Reminds me of Hallstatt Lake in Austria! However, I have 2 questions:

1. Due to limitation of time, I dont know if I can include...
Forum: Europe 02-23-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,241
Posted By Haroon
Thanks duibhceK and Gorilla King. Will surely...

Thanks duibhceK and Gorilla King. Will surely consider your safety pointers.

I did have a word with Adriatic and have infact modified the route as follows. I may fine tune it a little later:
...
Forum: Europe 02-23-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,241
Posted By Haroon
Wow. The food is tempting.... On another...

Wow. The food is tempting....

On another safety question here- I saw a couple of motorbike ride videos on YT thru the above countries and the only serious danger there seems coming face to face...
Forum: Europe 02-21-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,241
Posted By Haroon
Thanks for the replies. Another traveller...

Thanks for the replies.

Another traveller question. Other than pork/ham dishes what are special foods that are famous in these 3 countries and must not be missed. Any special pointers and places
Forum: Europe 02-20-2014, 12:14 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,241
Posted By Haroon
:eek1. Do they randomly stop you on the road? Or...

:eek1. Do they randomly stop you on the road? Or is it when you have made a traffic violation? Will acting dumb and speaking only English help:D
Is it just some Euros they ask?10-20....
Forum: Europe 02-19-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,241
Posted By Haroon
Thats a nice point on the national park. Will...

Thats a nice point on the national park. Will consider. Thanks.




Wow cuves and twisties. Thats a bikers playground. Hope to keep it under control. Thanks for the inputs.



A general...
Forum: Europe 02-16-2014, 12:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 568
Posted By Haroon
Wonderful pics and bikes. Thanks for sharing

Wonderful pics and bikes.
Thanks for sharing
Forum: Europe 02-15-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,241
Posted By Haroon
Ride in Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia & Montenegro

A warm hello to all!

Myself & wife, riding 2-up have been to the European Alps back in 2010. We rode the B-roads and avoided all the expressways and had a wonderful trip, also briefly visiting...
Forum: Ride reports 02-01-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,974
Posted By Haroon
Beautiful ride with some crisp pictures to...

Beautiful ride with some crisp pictures to complete the story:clap

Thanks for sharing
Forum: Ride reports 12-14-2013, 01:41 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,150
Posted By Haroon
Beautiful pics and I am really enjoying your ride...

Beautiful pics and I am really enjoying your ride story. Dont worry about your English, we are all perfectly understanding it and enjoying it.

I am tuned in as myself & wife plan a ride in that...
Forum: Ride reports 12-02-2013, 10:00 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,702
Posted By Haroon
:D:D In India driving is 'organized chaos'....but...

:D:D In India driving is 'organized chaos'....but the speeds are slower. Whereas in Colombian cities its not as chaotic, but vehicles including bikes move much faster and small commuter bikes will...
Forum: Ride reports 11-20-2013, 01:25 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,702
Posted By Haroon
Thanks auldublinr. The intention to learn some...

Thanks auldublinr. The intention to learn some basic Spanish was always there, but it somehow just didn't happen.....so rode piggyback on Ms. Google Translate:D
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