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Forum: Parallel Universe 03-31-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 579
Views: 110,603
Posted By deguoren
some relaxed trail scouting in Spain, helping...

some relaxed trail scouting in Spain, helping some mountain bike rider on the way


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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-22-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 49,682
Posted By deguoren
from last summer Serra da Estrela ...

from last summer

Serra da Estrela
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-YfgGWuR1M50/Uj716uUqRiI/AAAAAAAAAwU/jtpXS9Z8l8A/s640/DSC03190.JPG

not too far from Casa Nova des Milfontes (spelling??)...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-22-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 7,143
Views: 6,328,241
Posted By deguoren
So my girlfriend is in Africa to teach some...

So my girlfriend is in Africa to teach some children. To be able to drive into the villages she had to learn to ride. If only they would have told here before she went over... in that case I could...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-18-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 615
Views: 250,816
Posted By deguoren
recently in Spain ...

recently in Spain

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...
Forum: Europe 12-15-2013, 11:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 616
Posted By deguoren
so whereabout in Germany did you park your bike...

so whereabout in Germany did you park your bike ???
Forum: EMEA 12-15-2013, 05:46 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,809
Posted By deguoren
I highly recommend the area around the triglav...

I highly recommend the area around the triglav national park in the north west and the area from the city of Cerknica south to Snežnik mountain and Ilirska Bistrica (particular some nice unpaved...
Forum: Europe 12-15-2013, 05:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 616
Posted By deguoren
the independent shop I am using now charges 72 €...

the independent shop I am using now charges 72 € (including VAT) per hour.

Official BMW dealers charge by "Arbeitswert" which means 5 minutes. 7.06 € plus 19 % VAT is what I paid for that in 2012....
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-11-2013, 08:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 940
Posted By deguoren
Well if its just about visibility (at night-time)...

Well if its just about visibility (at night-time) try hi vis sticker

http://www.f-w-g.de/pics/lkw2.jpg

http://www.reflexia.de/components/com_virtuemart/shop_image/product/241.jpg

I paid 5.50...
Forum: Africa & Mid East 12-08-2013, 04:55 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 354
Posted By deguoren
Northern Togo / Burkina Faso

So my girlfriend will be in Northern Togo for a few month January - April.
I have 0 experience with Africa. Just wondering if its worth to fly down for a visit and what to see and do ??

cheers
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-07-2013, 01:04 PM
Replies: 7,396
Views: 2,363,811
Posted By deguoren
https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-4H4-1PAH5pw/Unr...

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...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-09-2013, 12:24 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 54,867
Posted By deguoren
I am riding this tire now. My favourite offroad...

I am riding this tire now. My favourite offroad playground has a lot of deep sand (its an army training ground where they drive wheeled tanks). Compared to the Heidnenau K60 Scout I am instantly 10+...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-09-2013, 10:43 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,880
Posted By deguoren
I am above 100 kg, the GF 56 kg. This summer we...

I am above 100 kg, the GF 56 kg. This summer we did a 11 days Portugal trip with a fully luggaged stock bike an it did fine.
The front just gets a bit light when riding with a fully loaded top box....
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-28-2013, 10:29 AM
Replies: 7,396
Views: 2,363,811
Posted By deguoren
[QUOTE=GeeK_InsiDe;22430998]They're the new Metz...

[QUOTE=GeeK_InsiDe;22430998]They're the new Metz Karoo 3 :)

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-ya9ca2QNGaI/UkcPYnfAuTI/AAAAAAAAAxI/AH6_-DO6Evc/s800/DSC03394.JPG

and its awsome!
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-22-2013, 07:05 AM
Replies: 7,396
Views: 2,363,811
Posted By deguoren
Portugal

2 weeks round trip in Portugal - brilliant !! some of the greatest roads ever with near to zero traffic
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-07-2013, 10:23 AM
Replies: 579
Views: 110,603
Posted By deguoren
51.418693,11.060093 Kyffhäuser, B85

51.418693,11.060093

Kyffhäuser, B85
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-04-2013, 01:54 PM
Replies: 579
Views: 110,603
Posted By deguoren
the German snake

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I believe some Brits call it the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-20-2013, 05:42 AM
Replies: 7,396
Views: 2,363,811
Posted By deguoren
Have been in sLOVEnia and a bit of Austria &...

Have been in sLOVEnia and a bit of Austria & Croatia the past few days

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-zKctNUp0AUM/UZoU_E8EDSI/AAAAAAAAAlU/foMT0E6Ej70/s800/DSC02704.JPG
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-28-2013, 12:19 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,151
Posted By deguoren
Yes just a mock up by Wunderlich, we have to wait...

Yes just a mock up by Wunderlich, we have to wait and see....
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-11-2013, 12:56 PM
Replies: 579
Views: 110,603
Posted By deguoren
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Forum: Parallel Universe 02-24-2013, 10:50 AM
Replies: 7,396
Views: 2,363,811
Posted By deguoren
https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-ygcTJjJonYE/USp...

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Forum: Parallel Universe 02-22-2013, 07:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,139
Posted By deguoren
If you mean this Wunderlich part ...

If you mean this Wunderlich part

http://www.wunderlich.de/images/Shop/8/8160544_kl.jpg

Its shite! pain in the ass to install and the metal brackets did rust on my one. Got a free replacement,...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-15-2013, 08:27 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,053
Posted By deguoren
I will go the Wilbers way. next month.....

I will go the Wilbers way.

next month.....
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-05-2013, 01:42 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,053
Posted By deguoren
Well its just a small bike shop in Germany...

Well its just a small bike shop in Germany http://www.twowheel.de.... If you happen to be in this country... I dont think he speaks English or does international shipping.
He would order it from the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-04-2013, 11:11 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,053
Posted By deguoren
My local bike shop (and suspension specialist)...

My local bike shop (and suspension specialist) quoted 985 Euros for parts and 210 Euros for labour & consumables
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-02-2013, 10:15 AM
Replies: 292
Views: 35,764
Posted By deguoren
3° Celsius and some sunny spells. Got to that...

3° Celsius and some sunny spells. Got to that barred gravel parking lot for some practising.
Went for grocery shopping afterwards. Not bad for early February, last year it was around -10°C this...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-29-2013, 10:33 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,053
Posted By deguoren
Its not online, but if you PM me, I could email...

Its not online, but if you PM me, I could email you snapshots of the article
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-28-2013, 11:18 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,053
Posted By deguoren
A German Enduro magazine compared some springs...

A German Enduro magazine compared some springs available on the market.
Öhlins (linear), Hyperpro (progresive), Wilbers (progresive)

Wilbers got the best results in their test

Also they...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-08-2013, 11:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,530
Posted By deguoren
jebus! just checked the prices here in Germany. A...

jebus! just checked the prices here in Germany. A HP2 doesn't go for below 14.000 Euro
I got my second hand 800 GS for 8500!
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-29-2012, 08:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,869
Posted By deguoren
No the tyres are fine front & back (no mixing...

No the tyres are fine front & back (no mixing allowed in Germany anyway). I do motorway, until 160 kmh they are stable, I did up to 190 kmh on them. No probelm!
No issues in dirt!

And yes its 800...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-29-2012, 02:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,869
Posted By deguoren
Hi gsteps one word: Heidenau K 60 Scout. You...

Hi gsteps

one word: Heidenau K 60 Scout. You will find quite a few threads about tyres here.
I get > 10000 km out of a rear, its exelent in dry and wet and decent offroad (but you have to reduce...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-28-2012, 09:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 879
Posted By deguoren
I am using a magnetic map holder, because I dont...

I am using a magnetic map holder, because I dont like those with straps + this one has an alround zip. I added some stronger magnets into it and made the plastic cover of the GS magentic.
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-28-2012, 09:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,093
Posted By deguoren
I am using these as well & very happy with it....

I am using these as well & very happy with it. Unlike on the pic in the link you have to zip tie them.
I take them of from time to time for cleaning an seal inspection.
I did blow a seal before...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-22-2012, 05:20 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 54,867
Posted By deguoren
The reason I find this tyre attractive is the...

The reason I find this tyre attractive is the fact that it does not come with a center strip.

I need a good road tyre, because its a lot of miles before the dirt starts and the Heidi does it...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-20-2012, 11:13 AM
Replies: 579
Views: 110,603
Posted By deguoren
playing around at my favourite motocross course

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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-19-2012, 11:22 PM
Replies: 3,190
Views: 582,769
Posted By deguoren
playing at my favourite motocros and enduro course with my 800 GS

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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-19-2012, 01:24 PM
Replies: 615
Views: 250,816
Posted By deguoren
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Forum: Europe 12-19-2012, 10:27 AM
Replies: 839
Views: 70,933
Posted By deguoren
Yes that means not motorcycels, but you should...

Yes that means not motorcycels, but you should now the possible punishment in case of disobedience - its 20 Euros.

I wouldnt necessary disobey this sign all the time but occasionally do so. If...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-15-2012, 10:33 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 54,867
Posted By deguoren
new tire coming up Karoo 3

I am a big fan of the Heidenau tyres, but always open for something even better.

Just stumbled across a new model from Metzeler, available next spring

The Karoo 3
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-02-2012, 06:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 615
Posted By deguoren
replace rear spring with Hyperpro - normal or big tank spring?

So I asked the shop to replace the rear shock spring with the Hyperpro product.
But instead of the normal spring they put in the "big tank" version, which is meant for bikes with the Touratech tank...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-13-2012, 12:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,453
Posted By deguoren
Same here. About 52000 km on the clock and I...

Same here.

About 52000 km on the clock and I was advised that the bearing needs to be changed out soon.
First swap was at ~ 30.000 km
Next swap will not be done at my BMW dealer (good guys but...
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