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Forum: Road warriors 06-18-2013, 02:48 AM
Replies: 878
Views: 191,207
Posted By aeneas
I've installed a KTM Duke hugger on my F800R...

I've installed a KTM Duke hugger on my F800R recently.

Read about it on a german forum. It needs some modifications but the huge price difference (KTM part is 15 euro, BMW/Wunderlich part is...
Forum: Europe 05-13-2013, 03:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 372
Posted By aeneas
I'm also from Antwerp.. can't really help you,...

I'm also from Antwerp.. can't really help you, don't know of any english study material.

Are you able to do the test itself in english or is it only in dutch / french ?
Do you understand a bit...
Forum: Europe 05-07-2013, 01:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 756
Posted By aeneas
Welcome.. I think it's best you make up...

Welcome..

I think it's best you make up your mind first what you'll want a motorcycle for and what type.

Paris is a big and busy city. Many motorcycles are there, but they're usually the...
Forum: Europe 05-03-2013, 02:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 923
Posted By aeneas
Most campings will have provisions for...

Most campings will have provisions for http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IEC_60309
PNE 6h.. as that is what caravans and campers take.

Almost every camping I've been on could borrow a cable to plug...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-03-2013, 02:11 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,781
Posted By aeneas
I wear a mask similar to the razr posted earlier...

I wear a mask similar to the razr posted earlier (with charcoal filter) and am very happy about it..

We can lane split here and I my commute in the evening usually goes trough a traffic jam on...
Forum: Europe 04-05-2013, 06:28 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,490
Posted By aeneas
congratulations !

congratulations !
Forum: Europe 02-11-2013, 12:28 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,490
Posted By aeneas
I'm from Antwerp. Don't do offroad (have an f800r...

I'm from Antwerp. Don't do offroad (have an f800r now), which I mostly use for commuting.
Forum: Europe 02-01-2013, 10:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 892
Posted By aeneas
http://www.kamperen-bij-de-boer.com/boerencamping-...

http://www.kamperen-bij-de-boer.com/boerencamping-noord-brabant.html
and http://www.kamperenbijdeboer.nl/noord-brabant.htm
are all links to small campings (on farms) in that area..
Forum: Ride reports 01-29-2013, 03:09 AM
Replies: 350
Views: 78,003
Posted By aeneas
Interesting start of your ride and I like the...

Interesting start of your ride and I like the photos !
Forum: Face plant 01-29-2013, 02:12 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 18,290
Posted By aeneas
These all happened in 1 week time after I just...

These all happened in 1 week time after I just upgraded from a 125cc to a 800cc..

198. 6yo daughter sits on the motorcycle while I push it towards the garage. Take a sharp left turn and go from...
Forum: Europe 01-25-2013, 02:08 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,783
Posted By aeneas
Normal insurance covers most EU countries except...

Normal insurance covers most EU countries except some like Albania, Kosovo, ..
At the border you can buy insurance for that country for a month.
Double check with your rental company if you are...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-25-2013, 12:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,937
Posted By aeneas
Thanks for posting the pictures.. interesting...

Thanks for posting the pictures.. interesting adventures you had, nice scenery.. totally different from how Germany looks like :-)
Forum: Road warriors 01-21-2013, 01:00 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,772
Posted By aeneas
http://backtojapan125.wordpress.com/ She...

http://backtojapan125.wordpress.com/
She travelled from Paris to Japan on a Varadero 125..
so yes it's certainly possible..
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-18-2013, 12:41 AM
Replies: 9,473
Views: 1,909,003
Posted By aeneas
Given the number of phtotographers, I'd guess a...

Given the number of phtotographers, I'd guess a local photography club..
Forum: Europe 01-16-2013, 02:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 966
Posted By aeneas
I'm in Belgium, have no experience offroad. My...

I'm in Belgium, have no experience offroad. My initial thoughts (but someone with more experience may correct me):
it depends on what you want to do.

If you want to join a local motorcross club...
Forum: Equipment 01-15-2013, 02:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,897
Posted By aeneas
I also have one since a few weeks and love it.. ...

I also have one since a few weeks and love it..
It replaces a Caberg J1 flipup and is definitely a large improvement over that old helmet.
Little bit lighter, much more silent. Pinlock and sunvisor...
Forum: Road warriors 01-14-2013, 02:34 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,292
Posted By aeneas
Thanks for posting these !

Thanks for posting these !
Forum: Ride reports 01-11-2013, 12:57 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 131,840
Posted By aeneas
Thanks for posting - seems like an incredible...

Thanks for posting - seems like an incredible trip you had.
Btw about Melusine you met along the way, her trip is at http://backtojapan125.wordpress.com/
and http://www.melusinemallender.fr/
also...
Forum: Equipment 01-04-2013, 02:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,586
Posted By aeneas
+1 on fitting. You can compare options between...

+1 on fitting.
You can compare options between them (air vents, sun vizors, sound level, ..) to decide which one may be better, but in the end what only matters that it fits your head well.
Some...
Forum: Equipment 01-04-2013, 02:14 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 8,279
Posted By aeneas
I have a hiviz jacket and helmet. Even put 2...

I have a hiviz jacket and helmet. Even put 2 reflective decals on the back of my helmet (cut to shape and with black marker so they look like cat eyes) as the helmet doesn't reflect light in the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-04-2013, 12:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,408
Posted By aeneas
Great photos, looks like a nice trip you had !

Great photos, looks like a nice trip you had !
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-11-2012, 07:50 AM
Replies: 323
Views: 19,588
Posted By aeneas
Sorry if you were offended by my generalisation...

Sorry if you were offended by my generalisation in that last paragraph - I even tried not to generalize and explain that each persons situation is different.

I understand you don't feel the need...
Forum: Road warriors 12-11-2012, 04:22 AM
Replies: 878
Views: 191,207
Posted By aeneas
No, but have been thinking about its...

No, but have been thinking about its capabilities.
Test-drove a GS before I bought the R to feel how they handle different.

Like others posted, I think on gravel roads, even muddy roads, it...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-11-2012, 02:47 AM
Replies: 323
Views: 19,588
Posted By aeneas
I'm from Belgium and here we not only are...

I'm from Belgium and here we not only are required to wear a helmet, but also gloves and shoes that cover your ankles (because too many motorcycle accidents resulted with broken ankles). I always...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-11-2012, 01:37 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,648
Posted By aeneas
Don't know if there's much more than that :) ...

Don't know if there's much more than that :)
Anyway I'll describe my experience in snow the last years. I'm in Belgium, so pretty similar to you in the UK regarding snow and temperatures, road types...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-10-2012, 01:44 AM
Replies: 1,714
Views: 404,735
Posted By aeneas
Slow down when the car in front of you slows...

Slow down when the car in front of you slows down.
Do not assume a car starts to drive slower to allow you to pass it very fast.

There's a reason he slows down - either there's an obstacle you...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-07-2012, 01:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,822
Posted By aeneas
damn, makes me want to start hang-gliding :D

damn, makes me want to start hang-gliding :D
Forum: Road warriors 12-06-2012, 04:21 AM
Replies: 878
Views: 191,207
Posted By aeneas
This thread is indeed a bit slow compared to...

This thread is indeed a bit slow compared to other parts of this forum..

Anyway I have an R since 2 months. Bought it for commuting and short trips, haven't made any long rides yet unfortunately....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-04-2012, 04:51 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,657
Posted By aeneas
I drive to work every day, also in bad weather. ...

I drive to work every day, also in bad weather.
When it rains it's usually also colder, so your tires take a lot longer to warm up. That's the most important thing to remember. It's different to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-04-2012, 04:29 AM
Replies: 3,062
Views: 418,858
Posted By aeneas
I drive every day to work. Don't have many...

I drive every day to work. Don't have many spectacular stories. Try to behave, keep out of trouble and watch my mirrors very closely.
Do about 10km on the highway, during rush traffic. Lane...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-30-2012, 02:13 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 7,314
Posted By aeneas
I only started riding after my child was born. ...

I only started riding after my child was born.
My wife started to use our only car, and with a motorcycle/scooter I'm faster to and back from work.

First had a scooter to get to work (Aprilia...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-22-2012, 04:07 AM
Replies: 9,473
Views: 1,909,003
Posted By aeneas
Haven't had much weird questions (unfortunately...

Haven't had much weird questions (unfortunately ?).
Once had a girl at work ask me if I was with my motorcycle. Answered no, I'm kinky and just like to walk around dressed in leather. Since then I...
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