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Forum: Parallel Universe 09-11-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,801
Posted By deguoren
800 GS is the way to go. There seems no better...

800 GS is the way to go. There seems no better compromise available at the moment.
I did almost 50000 km on mine so far. Changed springs front and rear, the seat and went one tooth down on the front...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-12-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 7,804
Views: 2,584,208
Posted By deguoren
Enduro day on my favourite Motocross track, means...

Enduro day on my favourite Motocross track, means (almost) only road legal bikes on the track


https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-pOVhVdFeTb8/U-pL8CKCJTI/AAAAAAAAA_0/BKUOu-T0KL0/s640/IMG_0342.JPG...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-21-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 7,804
Views: 2,584,208
Posted By deguoren
Italy - passo croce domini ...

Italy - passo croce domini

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-IAi9g1Cdd-8/U82Bu_S5BsI/AAAAAAAAA-o/xgeOQCMG-6I/s800/SAM_0226.JPG
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-01-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 7,890
Views: 7,310,643
Posted By deguoren
holiday time... ...

holiday time...

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-Mq5Ba_VDZ3s/U7LtGV3Xg4I/AAAAAAAAA8o/XJ9TtCXjw20/s800/DSC03685.JPG
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-01-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 7,804
Views: 2,584,208
Posted By deguoren
during a recent trip in Austria ...

during a recent trip in Austria

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Forum: Parallel Universe 06-07-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,718
Posted By deguoren
the aftermath

tough I would post what came out later, and I think as a result of this little accident / bent rim.

My bike was in for changing one wheel bearing in the rear wheel ( another break down in during a...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-18-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,718
Posted By deguoren
So I did it on Friday night, my boss was so kind...

So I did it on Friday night, my boss was so kind to let me use his garage.

what worked best for me in the end was to put a aluminium hammer below the dent (any piece of aluminium would do I guess)...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-13-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,676
Posted By deguoren
progressive springs is a good step. I started as...

progressive springs is a good step. I started as a dirt riding novice 2 years ago and did many kilometres on the stock suspension. With growing off road experience and increasing speed on dirt the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-13-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,718
Posted By deguoren
I have hyperpro progressive springs. It really...

I have hyperpro progressive springs. It really was a huge stone.,,,
Was riding uphill in loose sand in a track from a wheeled tank. saw the stone too late, only the edge poking out.
Didnt took a...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-12-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,718
Posted By deguoren
Actually those a half the price and half the...

Actually those a half the price and half the weight of the OEM parts ;-)
Made for the 650 GS and no type approval for the 800 GS...

Had seen and rode them on a rental 800 GS. They from Lucas,...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-12-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,718
Posted By deguoren
in Hamburg. I kept the rim from my first...

in Hamburg.

I kept the rim from my first crash, if I find somebody with a workshop I could practise a bit on that one before doing it on my current rim.

If that works I take the front wheel...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-12-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,718
Posted By deguoren
I had 2.2 bars ~ 32 psi on the tire As I don't...

I had 2.2 bars ~ 32 psi on the tire
As I don't have a garage or workshop the DIY method is a bit difficult to organise for me. Also beside the motorbike I only have a push bike, so if I take the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-11-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,718
Posted By deguoren
Question bent front rim again....

well it was all fun and laughter today until I hit a big ass stone.

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-nuGZ9hq_FG8/U2-TylZGXWI/AAAAAAAAA5Q/OYaKCQJxx6k/s640/IMG_20140511_145533.jpg

My front...
Forum: Equipment 05-10-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 339
Posted By deguoren
Yes I know them. Actually thats the online...

Yes I know them.

Actually thats the online store of real store with two branches.I never ordered online from them but I visit their store from time to time and buy stuff there. So far only very...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-31-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 646
Views: 133,811
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: 361
Views: 55,898
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: 7,890
Views: 7,310,643
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: 651
Views: 273,309
Posted By deguoren
recently in Spain ...

recently in Spain

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...
Forum: Europe 12-15-2013, 11:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 760
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: 2,408
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: 760
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: 1,179
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: 626
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: 7,804
Views: 2,584,208
Posted By deguoren
https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-4H4-1PAH5pw/Unr...

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Forum: Parallel Universe 10-09-2013, 12:24 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 71,217
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: 4,306
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: 7,804
Views: 2,584,208
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: 7,804
Views: 2,584,208
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: 646
Views: 133,811
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: 646
Views: 133,811
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: 7,804
Views: 2,584,208
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

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...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-28-2013, 12:19 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,493
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: 646
Views: 133,811
Posted By deguoren
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Forum: Parallel Universe 02-24-2013, 10:50 AM
Replies: 7,804
Views: 2,584,208
Posted By deguoren
https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-ygcTJjJonYE/USp...

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-ygcTJjJonYE/USpfqO9Gd_I/AAAAAAAAAhI/HdQ7vp2YRaM/s800/IMG-20130220-WA0004.jpg
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-22-2013, 07:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,487
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: 3,526
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: 3,526
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: 3,526
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: 513
Views: 66,160
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: 3,526
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
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