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Forum: Vendors 04-23-2012, 11:43 AM
Replies: 492
Views: 96,354
Posted By GusBrazil
Hello Ernie I´d like to order one skidplate for...

Hello Ernie I´d like to order one skidplate for my ´07 R1200GS in satin black powdercoat. This will be shipped to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. I´m in no hurry, as I know you´re a batch-production kind of...
Forum: Ride reports 03-21-2012, 09:57 AM
Replies: 408
Views: 181,872
Posted By GusBrazil
Laugh When do you expect to arrive in Rio de Janeiro?

PorLaTierra,
When do you expect to arrive in Rio de Janeiro? Rough estimate will do. Ride safe, enjoy your trip, keep uploading pictures.
[ ]s
GusBrazil
Rio de Janeiro
Forum: GS Boxers 01-09-2012, 04:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 706
Posted By GusBrazil
Nearly no one mentions the biggest problem with...

Nearly no one mentions the biggest problem with headlight protection: when the thing´s dirty, your headlight reflects up on your windshield etc. And it´s a PIA at night. Take my word for it: I flew...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-04-2012, 07:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 523
Posted By GusBrazil
Congratulations on your new 1200GS. After you´ve...

Congratulations on your new 1200GS. After you´ve put in your low seat, consider putting on the sheepskin cover made by www.alaskaleather.com. I used to put it only on long trips, now it´s on...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-11-2011, 03:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 543
Posted By GusBrazil
Battery Tender Question

Hemlockdj,
If you run your hand slowly along the left-hand lip of the front fairing, between the windshield and the handlebars, you´ll find a slightly raised round edge. That´s where they want you...
Forum: Thumpers 11-18-2010, 01:28 PM
Replies: 14,951
Views: 1,739,335
Posted By GusBrazil
Tinted Windscreen

Parx400
The Spanish company Puig makes a taller windscreen that is tinted nearly black. Check them out on www.puigusa.com (http://www.puigusa.com) It´s about two inches taller than stock and far...
Forum: Vendors 11-15-2010, 05:18 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 41,268
Posted By GusBrazil
Underseat Trays

You wouldn´t consider making these for other bikes such as for example BMW F650GS singles and Dakars?
[ ]s
GusBrazil
Forum: Thumpers 11-09-2010, 04:07 PM
Replies: 14,951
Views: 1,739,335
Posted By GusBrazil
Pyrate´s LED Lamps

Thanks Pyrate I´ve sent an email to Komy. I need one pair, flood pattern. They are not for my Dakar, they´re for my Mitsubishi L-200 pickup truck. For that installation, they must be round, or I´d...
Forum: Thumpers 11-08-2010, 01:29 PM
Replies: 14,951
Views: 1,739,335
Posted By GusBrazil
Pyrate´s LED Lights

Pyrate
Who makes those LED lights? Are they driving-light pattern or fog-light pattern?
[ ]s
GusBrazil
Forum: Thumpers 11-08-2010, 04:14 AM
Replies: 14,951
Views: 1,739,335
Posted By GusBrazil
Reply to rudymilano

depends on what you need. Tyres is one place, parts is another, accessories yet another. [ ]s GusBrazil
Forum: Thumpers 10-14-2010, 07:44 AM
Replies: 14,951
Views: 1,739,335
Posted By GusBrazil
Replacement Levers

PHammer
Dennis Kirk has replacement levers, excellent price/performance ratio.
[ ]s
GusBrazil
Forum: Thumpers 10-03-2010, 02:49 PM
Replies: 14,951
Views: 1,739,335
Posted By GusBrazil
Rudy from Milan

Rudy you can private-email me in Italian if you want. My native language is Portuguese, and I speak decent Spanish, so Italian is close enough.
[ ]s
Gus
Forum: Thumpers 10-02-2010, 08:48 PM
Replies: 14,951
Views: 1,739,335
Posted By GusBrazil
Rudy from Milan

Hello Rudy and welcome to the thread.
You´ll find several extra goodies in the Touratech catalog. Be careful as most items severely overpriced. I recommend the centerstand, the flexible turn...
Forum: Latin America 10-02-2010, 03:11 PM
Replies: 528
Views: 50,226
Posted By GusBrazil
Adrian Kemmis

Adrian was in Rio de Janeiro about ten days ago. He stayed at a hostel in Ipanema about 6 blocks from my apt and seemed to make instant friends with several other young visitors from Europe and the...
Forum: Thumpers 09-25-2010, 01:17 PM
Replies: 14,951
Views: 1,739,335
Posted By GusBrazil
Dakar weight

177 dry weight. 193 kg curb weight (the Brits would say kerb weight). That, according to wikipedia, would be with all fluids includingf a full tank of gas
If the Dakar takes 17.3 liters of gasoline...
Forum: Thumpers 09-25-2010, 01:06 PM
Replies: 14,951
Views: 1,739,335
Posted By GusBrazil
Idle Speed

I too wondered about the idle speed. It sounded too high at 1500 RPM. It sounds weird, it is weird, but my friends who know the Rotax engine say that people who reduced it had to deal with all manner...
Forum: Latin America 09-02-2010, 08:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,223
Posted By GusBrazil
Brazil

Be sure to make contact if you do. Either PM me on augusto@zaitech.com.br or ring my cell-phone 55-21-9333-1331 [ ]s Gus
Forum: Latin America 09-02-2010, 08:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,308
Posted By GusBrazil
Brazil

Matt
And in case you come to Rio de Janeiro, PM me on augusto@zaitech.com.br or call my cell 021-9333-1331. [ ]s Gus
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2010, 05:21 PM
Replies: 14,951
Views: 1,739,335
Posted By GusBrazil
Foot Peg Relocation

Here´s my US$ 0.02:
Relocating foot pegs backward, for small moments (ie less than 7 or 8 cm) will move the center of gravity slightly to the back. What matters is the downward force. It doesn´t...
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2010, 06:46 PM
Replies: 14,951
Views: 1,739,335
Posted By GusBrazil
Dakar Choice

Ed Teach
If youre over 180 tall you´ll enjoy the Dakar no end. PM me on augusto@zaitech.com.br if you want to discuss his further.
[ ]s
Augusto
Forum: Equipment 06-27-2010, 06:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,064
Posted By GusBrazil
Riding Boots

I sampled three different boots in the upper US$ 300 range: Sidi Crossfires, Alpinestars Tech 3 and BMW Santiago. Final choice was BMW Santiago. They are immensely comfortable, are Gore-tex...
Forum: Thumpers 06-16-2010, 11:23 AM
Replies: 14,951
Views: 1,739,335
Posted By GusBrazil
Difference between F650GS and F650GS Dakar

cdo1uk,
Suspension and a 21" wheel up front (instead of a 19" wheel). So if your dual-sport riding riding is more offroad oriented you´ll prefer the Dakar. Seat height on the Dakar is much higher,...
Forum: Equipment 06-15-2010, 02:34 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,823
Posted By GusBrazil
Boots

Guiri
You think the BMW Santiagos at $ 380 plus tax are "too much pasta". Fair enough. I still think they´ll outlast the $ 100 boots by a three to one ratio so you´ll shell out more but at the end...
Forum: Equipment 06-09-2010, 03:40 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,823
Posted By GusBrazil
Guiri If you´re willing to go into the $ 500...

Guiri
If you´re willing to go into the $ 500 territory there´s nothing like the BMW Santiago! The buckles work under the memory system so you set them for your thick calves only once. I´m a...
Forum: Equipment 05-03-2010, 03:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,056
Posted By GusBrazil
Anakees

HansGruber I put Michelin Anakees front and rear on my ´05 Dakar and swear by them on anything except mud. I mean gooey mud. They´re awesome on wet asphalt! Never tried them on sand...
[ ]s...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-14-2010, 06:10 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,942
Posted By GusBrazil
F650GS vs F800GS

To make life more difficult for those of us trying to decide on which of the two to buy, Touratech just launched an F800 Scrambler by modifying an F800R! Check it out on their website. There´s a...
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2010, 08:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,935
Posted By GusBrazil
Dual Purpose Tires

Northernboy I´m right in the middle of a dilemma similar to yours. People on the Dakar thread (I ride an ´05 Dakar) have recommended MEFO front and rear, Continental TKC80 front and rear and Dunlop...
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2010, 07:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,129
Posted By GusBrazil
Surfgod try going to www.overlandjournal.com...

Surfgod try going to www.overlandjournal.com (http://www.overlandjournal.com) they´ve recently run a soft motorcycle luggage comparison test. And one of their long-term test bikes, a Royal Enfield,...
Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2010, 06:59 AM
Replies: 14,951
Views: 1,739,335
Posted By GusBrazil
Thanx, JDLuke. Bottom line is 1) I´ll find and...

Thanx, JDLuke. Bottom line is 1) I´ll find and fit either Conti TKC80 or Mefo Explorer front and rear (or possibly Dunlop 606 rear) and 2) I´ll save those Anakees for the dry part of the year May...
Forum: Thumpers 03-08-2010, 06:51 PM
Replies: 14,951
Views: 1,739,335
Posted By GusBrazil
Thanks, Bwana. Actually that was the first time...

Thanks, Bwana. Actually that was the first time I´d ever heard of Mefo Tires. Never seen them this far South of the border. I posted to the Brazil BM club and got zylch. But since that post I found...
Forum: Thumpers 03-08-2010, 05:10 PM
Replies: 14,951
Views: 1,739,335
Posted By GusBrazil
Thank you, Toro One. Now pray tell: What are...

Thank you, Toro One. Now pray tell: What are Mefo´s? [ ]s Gus
Forum: Thumpers 03-08-2010, 08:24 AM
Replies: 14,951
Views: 1,739,335
Posted By GusBrazil
Thanx, John, and for the kudos on being...

Thanx, John, and for the kudos on being recently-arrived to advrider. I´ll look up Continental TKC and Dunlop 606 around the local dealers as importing tires can get very expensive due to the amount...
Forum: Thumpers 03-08-2010, 05:25 AM
Replies: 14,951
Views: 1,739,335
Posted By GusBrazil
Thanx John Throttlemeister I assume that when...

Thanx John Throttlemeister
I assume that when you say TKC you mean Continental TKC. I don´t know what kind of tire 606 is. Sounds like Pirelli, though. Pls clarify.
Tell me when you want to come...
Forum: Thumpers 03-07-2010, 05:16 PM
Replies: 14,951
Views: 1,739,335
Posted By GusBrazil
Dakar Tires

All,
I just put in two new Michelin Anakee´s on my ´05 and they´re much better than the Pirelli Scorpions I had on before. But riding on mud they still leave a lot to be desired. I spend part of the...
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