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Forum: Beasts 08-23-2012, 12:34 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,087
Posted By Crosshair
I had a k7 Wee that I bought new. I booked test...

I had a k7 Wee that I bought new. I booked test rides for the Wee and the Vee. After an hour on the Wee, I didn't even bother with the Vee test ride- the Wee was that good.
Still miss my wee, I...
Forum: Beasts 08-11-2012, 03:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,765
Posted By Crosshair
Sounds painful :rofl

Sounds painful :rofl
Forum: Beasts 08-08-2012, 01:06 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 8,134
Posted By Crosshair
Yep, got to be the Wee. They are awesome bikes...

Yep, got to be the Wee. They are awesome bikes and the more other bikes I get through, the more I miss mine :D
Forum: Beasts 08-04-2012, 02:44 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 20,499
Posted By Crosshair
Great news! Well done, enjoy it :1drink:1drink

Great news! Well done, enjoy it :1drink:1drink
Forum: Beasts 08-02-2012, 03:06 AM
Replies: 8,858
Views: 1,832,156
Posted By Crosshair
Now that is definately not a bland bike!!!!!...

Now that is definately not a bland bike!!!!! Looks Awesome!!! :freaky :clap
Forum: GS Boxers 07-31-2012, 04:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,736
Posted By Crosshair
Why of course, 'us' BMW owners need a sense of...

Why of course, 'us' BMW owners need a sense of humour :D:D

I just wondered at the low expectaions people must have from the marque to hold up 9000 miles happy biking as a banner for reliability...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-31-2012, 12:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,736
Posted By Crosshair
What is it the 1200gs owners club would say if...

What is it the 1200gs owners club would say if someone spotted three broken down beemers- "They're just part of the 0.000001% dodgy ones!" :clap:D:rofl:deal
Forum: GS Boxers 07-31-2012, 06:07 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,736
Posted By Crosshair
Now I own my own BMW (1150gs) I feel able to step...

Now I own my own BMW (1150gs) I feel able to step in on posts like this without too much guilt :D
I'm sorry but 9k miles without a glitch is nothing to shout about- it proves nothing. I once put...
Forum: Beasts 07-28-2012, 01:05 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 58,575
Posted By Crosshair
I'm sure there's plenty of inmates willing to...

I'm sure there's plenty of inmates willing to keep her fit for you :wink:
Forum: Beasts 07-28-2012, 12:32 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 20,499
Posted By Crosshair
Just posting this for the sake of something to do...

Just posting this for the sake of something to do so excuse me if it doesn't help :D

As an avid fan of 'adventure tourer' bikes (the ergos fit me much better than most road bikes), my previous...
Forum: Beasts 07-19-2012, 11:19 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 20,499
Posted By Crosshair
Thats a thread that needs to be a sticky :)

Thats a thread that needs to be a sticky :)
Forum: GS Boxers 07-14-2012, 02:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 344
Posted By Crosshair
Opinions/help required with brakes- '00 1150gs ABSII

I finally gave in to BMW lust this week and picked up my new-to-me 1150gs 2000 model.
It is fitted with ABSII and has HEL braided lines (of unknown age) and 3/4 good pads on it.
I was looking...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-06-2012, 11:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 440
Posted By Crosshair
Inspiring 1150gs threads?

Hey all,
Put down a deposit on a 2000 1150gs today but can't pick it up for a week, please link me some great 1150gs threads so I can work myself up into a proper frenzy this week :D
Forum: Beasts 06-30-2012, 02:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,308
Posted By Crosshair
I think you're kidding yourself if you think...

I think you're kidding yourself if you think getting a lower-powered bike is the answer to not getting a ticket though! I reckon the less power it has (still enough for a fine or three) the more you...
Forum: Beasts 06-25-2012, 02:30 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,207
Posted By Crosshair
The Wee definately was fun in the twisties, the...

The Wee definately was fun in the twisties, the 'problem' (but the benefit on a crappy, wet morning commute) was the power delivery. It is smooth and linear but I was always waiting for that IL4 top...
Forum: Beasts 06-24-2012, 03:11 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,207
Posted By Crosshair
Just to stick up for the V-Strom for a sec, I had...

Just to stick up for the V-Strom for a sec, I had a K7 ABS model which I bought new after a couple of years on a Fazer 600. I have to say, coming from the renowned blue-dot ex R1 brakes on the Fazer,...
Forum: Beasts 06-23-2012, 11:43 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 26,310
Posted By Crosshair
The Perfect Adventure Bike

I'm going to tell it how I see it. This massive 'adventure bike' craze of which most of us on here are part of all started with Ewan and Charlie.

I too am a LWR convert. It was the DVD that...
Forum: Beasts 06-23-2012, 10:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 664
Posted By Crosshair
I changed mine from this: ...

I changed mine from this:
http://i144.photobucket.com/albums/r192/m18wilts/photo.jpg

To this:
http://i144.photobucket.com/albums/r192/m18wilts/Snapbucket/CC37F0B0.jpg

Luckily, thoughtful...
Forum: Racing 06-12-2012, 05:41 AM
Replies: 1,719
Views: 341,505
Posted By Crosshair
Great news! Cannot wait to follow this one live...

Great news! Cannot wait to follow this one live and not in one mammoth sitting :D
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-30-2012, 12:13 PM
Replies: 756
Views: 115,667
Posted By Crosshair
http://i144.photobucket.com/albums/r192/m18wilts/S...

http://i144.photobucket.com/albums/r192/m18wilts/Snapbucket/1C006605.jpg
Lunch stop on Salisbury Plain
Forum: Racing 05-30-2012, 11:24 AM
Replies: 1,719
Views: 341,505
Posted By Crosshair
Any updates JMo???? :ear

Any updates JMo???? :ear
Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2012, 12:51 PM
Replies: 1,806
Views: 879,838
Posted By Crosshair
http://i144.photobucket.com/albums/r192/m18wilts/S...

http://i144.photobucket.com/albums/r192/m18wilts/Snapbucket/CC37F0B0.jpg

http://i144.photobucket.com/albums/r192/m18wilts/Snapbucket/1C006605.jpg
...
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2012, 12:36 PM
Replies: 1,806
Views: 879,838
Posted By Crosshair
http://i144.photobucket.com/albums/r192/m18wilts/p...

http://i144.photobucket.com/albums/r192/m18wilts/photo.jpg

My new-to-me 660z after a fun day of playing on my new toy!
What a machine. In some ways it is flawed but for sheer usability (that...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-04-2008, 02:09 AM
Replies: 12
Poll: GS or GSA
Views: 1,099
Posted By Crosshair
Gs

Gs
Forum: Beasts 03-03-2008, 07:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,486
Posted By Crosshair
I think its about the overall package. The SV...

I think its about the overall package.
The SV / Strom arguement is obvious stinky bait :puke1
Just look at a picture of them both to see the differences.

I'm happy to admit; I had a moped at...
Forum: Beasts 02-15-2008, 08:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,636
Posted By Crosshair
Aye, its 11,000 mile service. Plugs are overdue....

Aye, its 11,000 mile service. Plugs are overdue. Got an airfilter an order too. Was gonna do plugs this weekend then airfilter when I get it but if its easier then i'll wait. Thanks muchly for all...
Forum: Beasts 02-15-2008, 04:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,636
Posted By Crosshair
wee strom question

Just wondering if anyone has any experience of changing their spark plugs on their 650 strom. I'm a spannering noobie and am about to do mine this weekend and wondered if its possible without...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-05-2007, 01:13 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,308
Posted By Crosshair
V STROM!!! :D You can spend the difference on...

V STROM!!! :D You can spend the difference on chains and sprokets :evil
Forum: GS Boxers 06-05-2007, 12:14 PM
Replies: 777
Views: 76,707
Posted By Crosshair
Don't want to drag the thread off topic either...

Don't want to drag the thread off topic either but.... :D

No, we don't have bears, we killed them all! :eek1
But that lorry driver was in deepest darkest Russia not an overpopulated, over...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-05-2007, 11:19 AM
Replies: 777
Views: 76,707
Posted By Crosshair
Surely there's NOTHING wrong with harvesting one...

Surely there's NOTHING wrong with harvesting one bear from such a huge natural resource to provide a boost to your family's meagre income?
I thought it was a pretty good shot too :clap

No...
Forum: Beasts 06-03-2007, 10:50 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,672
Posted By Crosshair
I think its the shiny black front fairing and the...

I think its the shiny black front fairing and the three spoke wheels that make them look cheap. I went to a huge bike store today and drooled over various bikes, barely gave the stroms a second...
Forum: Beasts 05-30-2007, 11:00 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 13,360
Posted By Crosshair
Coolio! :clap Enjoy it mate!

Coolio! :clap Enjoy it mate!
Forum: Beasts 05-27-2007, 01:02 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 11,551
Posted By Crosshair
Hey Duckrider, I really like this bike. Nice job!...

Hey Duckrider, I really like this bike. Nice job! Wish I had a decent set of tools and the knowledge to go with it :D

Just one thought, looking at the side view of it, I think all these...
Forum: Beasts 05-24-2007, 03:01 PM
Replies: 9,260
Views: 3,652,732
Posted By Crosshair
i was wondering if you can get neoprene ones with...

i was wondering if you can get neoprene ones with velcro?
Forum: Beasts 05-23-2007, 01:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,105
Posted By Crosshair
Grey's are the classiest! :queenie

Grey's are the classiest! :queenie
Forum: Beasts 05-23-2007, 01:13 PM
Replies: 9,260
Views: 3,652,732
Posted By Crosshair
Hmmm. I want some but not mechanical enough to...

Hmmm. I want some but not mechanical enough to risk taking the forks off :kboom
Forum: Beasts 05-23-2007, 01:10 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 13,360
Posted By Crosshair
What he said :D ^^^^

What he said :D ^^^^
Forum: Beasts 05-22-2007, 10:42 AM
Replies: 9,260
Views: 3,652,732
Posted By Crosshair
Did you have to take the forks off to fit the...

Did you have to take the forks off to fit the gaitors?
Forum: Beasts 05-22-2007, 10:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,105
Posted By Crosshair
Congrats! Get the hair drier out and ditch those...

Congrats! Get the hair drier out and ditch those stickers though! :wink:
Forum: Beasts 05-22-2007, 10:38 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 13,360
Posted By Crosshair
Ah yes but the point is, you can't buy a non-ABS...

Ah yes but the point is, you can't buy a non-ABS version here in the UK, so the X model is now the cheapest :D
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