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Forum: Ride reports 05-08-2014, 02:32 AM
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Views: 471
Posted By Okavango
Namibia - Kaokoland ride on a BMW R80GS

Had a lot of fun in Kaokoland on a BMW R80GS!
Enjoy the videos

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y56ngh6G3s8
Forum: Ride reports 02-12-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,267
Posted By Okavango
:clap

:clap
Forum: Old's Cool 11-11-2010, 02:56 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,088
Posted By Okavango
Wonderful photos! In that camping a crocodile...

Wonderful photos!
In that camping a crocodile eat a tourist few month ago! :huh
Forum: Old's Cool 11-11-2010, 01:29 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,088
Posted By Okavango
Great bike! If you watch the Kaokoland...

Great bike!

If you watch the Kaokoland videos on youtube you can see why I also had to give up to the VanZyls pass.
From Purros to Orupembe I braked the steering bearing...

Keep in touch and...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-11-2010, 12:31 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,088
Posted By Okavango
Do you still have the bike? you are welcome to...

Do you still have the bike?
you are welcome to come and visit again, we can have a great ride!
Forum: Old's Cool 11-10-2010, 09:58 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,088
Posted By Okavango
You are correct. HPN was not involved. I got...

You are correct. HPN was not involved.
I got parts here and there, and some I made by myself
Forum: Old's Cool 11-09-2010, 10:40 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,088
Posted By Okavango
The rear shok is an Ohlins BM317 with harder...

The rear shok is an Ohlins BM317 with harder spring from the original.

Here the history of the Namib Queen.

I bought the bike in South Africa and it came via courier to Windhoek (Namibia) where...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-08-2010, 11:43 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,088
Posted By Okavango
Very useful photo! thanks.

Very useful photo! thanks.
Forum: Old's Cool 11-08-2010, 09:48 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,088
Posted By Okavango
bmciggy: lowered foot pegs? not good for original...

bmciggy: lowered foot pegs? not good for original brake pedal!
I'm busy making a modification..

fishkens: Just for Gauge/electrics management, It's so easy with the HPN faring to unplug the front...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-08-2010, 06:03 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,088
Posted By Okavango
I also don't love the seat.. The reason is that...

I also don't love the seat.. The reason is that is 100% leather and just perfect for long rides in a hot place like Namibia where i live.
a practical but necessary reason.
Forum: Old's Cool 11-08-2010, 04:41 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,088
Posted By Okavango
Thanks! The fork are Ceriani/Paioli 300mm...

Thanks!

The fork are Ceriani/Paioli 300mm travel.
Swingarm extended 100mm.
5mm spacer on the rear to fit a 140 tire.
Takasago 1.60 front rim.
Forum: Old's Cool 11-08-2010, 04:13 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,088
Posted By Okavango
Here some pics of the upgrades I just completed...

Here some pics of the upgrades I just completed on the Namib Queen (300m forks, extended swingarm, tank, mono spring).
I gave up to have a HPN fairing for now..
...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-05-2010, 10:51 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,088
Posted By Okavango
oh thanks! I will prepare some pics then :nod

oh thanks!
I will prepare some pics then :nod
Forum: Old's Cool 08-05-2010, 10:11 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,088
Posted By Okavango
Thanks Airhead Wrangler, I had these seen these...

Thanks Airhead Wrangler, I had these seen these pics before.
My dough is that I'm not sure how the Rally fairing weight (headlight, instruments) is all kept by attaching it the points on the...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-05-2010, 06:45 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,088
Posted By Okavango
thanks. any images?

thanks.

any images?
Forum: Old's Cool 08-04-2010, 06:15 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,088
Posted By Okavango
Thanks! this was how the Namib Queen looked...

Thanks!
this was how the Namib Queen looked before the revamp.

http://www.africanriders.com/fela/namib_queen/Namib_Queen.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 08-04-2010, 03:43 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,088
Posted By Okavango
HPN fairing on a R80G/S help!

I woul dlike to see how a HPN fairing mounts to a R80G/S frame.

can any one help me with some pics?

this is the only one I could find on the web
...
Forum: Vendors 06-18-2010, 04:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,242
Posted By Okavango
CTI - Fahrzeugtechnik PROBLEMS

Hi StephenB, are you still dealing with Andre of CTI - Fahrzeugtechnik?
http://www.cti-fahrzeugtechnik.de/

I made a very big order (4 bikes complete kits) directly from Germany (andre) and really...
Forum: Africa & Mid East 06-12-2010, 08:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,452
Posted By Okavango
Keep an eye on this website, in few moth there...

Keep an eye on this website, in few moth there wil be some R80G/S for touring in Namibia.

www.motoradvnamibia.com

:wink:
Forum: Ride reports 06-06-2010, 10:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,267
Posted By Okavango
:D that was quite dangerous I must say! Kids at...

:D that was quite dangerous I must say!
Kids at home don't do it!
Forum: Ride reports 06-03-2010, 11:50 PM
Replies: 1,290
Views: 313,211
Posted By Okavango
Grande Miriam! :1drink

Grande Miriam! :1drink
Forum: Ride reports 06-01-2010, 06:47 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,880
Posted By Okavango
Great Stuff! :clap

Great Stuff!


:clap
Forum: Ride reports 05-30-2010, 03:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,267
Posted By Okavango
If you liked it, I suggest to watch the Kaokoland...

If you liked it, I suggest to watch the Kaokoland videos (1,2,3).
:)
Forum: Ride reports 05-29-2010, 01:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,267
Posted By Okavango
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Ride reports 05-28-2010, 11:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,267
Posted By Okavango
this link is working ...

this link is working

http://www.youtube.com/africanriders
Forum: Ride reports 05-28-2010, 10:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,267
Posted By Okavango
Video - ride to the Us Pass in Namibia

The past week end I went for a ride with some friends and Ian, that is on is way to SA from England.

I did some footage

http://www.youtube.com/africanriders#p/a/u/0/SEjARK-huN0

enjoy it!
Forum: Airheads 05-07-2010, 10:56 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 19,388
Posted By Okavango
wow, more information about the frame please.

wow, more information about the frame please.
Forum: Old's Cool 03-09-2010, 01:32 AM
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Views: 3,140,710
Posted By Okavango
Thanks! :1drink

Thanks!
:1drink
Forum: Old's Cool 03-08-2010, 01:05 PM
Replies: 8,059
Views: 3,140,710
Posted By Okavango
R80G/S -the Namib Queen Production date ...

R80G/S -the Namib Queen

Production date 1981 / 03

Restored in Windhoek (NAM) by the end of 2009
- Powerkit 1000cc
- Oil Cooler kit
- Diodeboard Heavy Duty
- Ohlins BM317 rear shock
-...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-08-2010, 11:52 AM
Replies: 1,749
Views: 630,557
Posted By Okavango
Namibia!

Here some pics of some rides made here in Namibia where I live.

Here the videos of this and more trips (http://www.youtube.com/africanriders)

DAMARALAND and KAOKOLAND
...
Forum: Ride reports 07-21-2009, 08:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 533
Posted By Okavango
yes... not but with this nickname. :D I'm also...

yes... not but with this nickname. :D
I'm also on GSP...
Forum: Ride reports 07-21-2009, 06:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 533
Posted By Okavango
the Abruzzo region is a surprise for me! ...

the Abruzzo region is a surprise for me!
beatiful landascape and beatiful roads.

really consider to visit this area.
:thumb
Forum: Ride reports 07-20-2009, 10:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 533
Posted By Okavango
Gran Sasso d'Italia parc - Abruzzo

quick decision of a Thursday evening.
Tomorrow let's go to the Gran Sasso d'Italia natural parc in Abruzzo.
this is the central part of Italy heavenly afflicted by a recent earthquake.

My...
Forum: Africa & Mid East 05-29-2009, 12:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,244
Posted By Okavango
I think the best is to get one in Windhoek or...

I think the best is to get one in Windhoek or Cape Town.
Forum: Ride reports 05-29-2009, 08:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 705
Posted By Okavango
any one has been there already?

any one has been there already?
Forum: Ride reports 05-28-2009, 04:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 705
Posted By Okavango
Can you see then now? :cob

Can you see then now? :cob
Forum: Ride reports 05-28-2009, 04:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 705
Posted By Okavango
can you see them now? this is the full album ...

can you see them now?
this is the full album
http://picasaweb.google.com/simone75m/8passion09?feat=directlink

http://www.gspassion.com/gsp2/images/fela/IMG_0011.jpg
...
Forum: Ride reports 05-28-2009, 03:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 705
Posted By Okavango
I do see the images.. Does anyone else?

I do see the images.. Does anyone else?
Forum: Ride reports 05-27-2009, 07:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 705
Posted By Okavango
Appennino tosco-emiliano (central Italy)

Here some pics from a 3 days on the central Italian Alps (Appenini) between Tuscany and Emilia Romagna regions.
the rest of the images are here (http://picasaweb.google.it/simone75m/8passion09#)
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-11-2009, 07:47 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 126,692
Posted By Okavango
This is my idea for the 800gs. ...

This is my idea for the 800gs.

http://www.gspassion.com/gsp2/images/stories/gsp_img/800gsp.jpg

http://www.gspassion.com/gsp2/images/stories/gsp_img/800gsp2.jpg
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