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Forum: GS Boxers 11-17-2014, 01:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 618
Posted By ta-rider
Get your GS ready for the winter

Im shure touratech will sell this soon:

http://adventure-travel-experience.de/big/bmw_1200gs_018.jpg

http://afrikamotorrad.de/?report=en_westkueste
Forum: Ride reports 10-13-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 556
Views: 135,622
Posted By ta-rider
Well what do you expext from a 20.000 Dollars...

Well what do you expext from a 20.000 Dollars motorcycle? If my used 900 Dollar bike would have had all the problems you mentoned at the last 150.000 miles scince i ride here, Ii would have got rid...
Forum: Ride reports 10-13-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 556
Views: 135,622
Posted By ta-rider
After just a quick search here another burned BMW...

After just a quick search here another burned BMW with the same symptomes but this one really cought fire and they killed the fire with coca cola:...
Forum: Ride reports 10-13-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 556
Views: 135,622
Posted By ta-rider
This is so funny :rofl if you want to practice...

This is so funny :rofl if you want to practice with a trailer reverse it through the town. Otherwise you wont feel a small emty trailer like this. When i had to transport a motorcycle it looked like...
Forum: Trip Planning 09-29-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,693
Posted By ta-rider
Well it will be tricky much earlyer or lets say...

Well it will be tricky much earlyer or lets say expensive. Of course you could take a ferry, container boat or even air plane from Kenia to India and another one from india to Thailand but as we...
Forum: Trip Planning 09-29-2014, 01:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,363
Posted By ta-rider
You must be joking. Most of the bikes can do this...

You must be joking. Most of the bikes can do this without a single oil change so rather change your bike ;)
Forum: Ride reports 09-22-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 1,746
Views: 396,224
Posted By ta-rider
Close to Oktoberfest there is Schloss...

Close to Oktoberfest there is Schloss Neuschwanstein. Worth visiting too.
The castle Neuschwanstein is very famous, since you can see it at the start of every Walt Disney film. The Chinese people...
Forum: Australia 09-20-2014, 03:28 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,501
Posted By ta-rider
Rather take out the oil before there is a risc of...

Rather take out the oil before there is a risc of drowning the bike then you can reuse it afterwards again. Far away from civilisation sometimes its hard to find new oil...
Forum: Trip Planning 09-18-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,172
Posted By ta-rider
Hi you can easy strap tent, sleeping bag and...

Hi you can easy strap tent, sleeping bag and matress on the back of your bike. For two days you dont really need much so even riding two up should not be a problem:...
Forum: Americas 09-18-2014, 06:29 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,962
Posted By ta-rider
Yes they can be patched and also pumped up using...

Yes they can be patched and also pumped up using a normal bicycle pump and an adapter. You just need to carry a few tools then it is no problem to do loooong trips with a small bike:...
Forum: Americas 09-18-2014, 06:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 746
Posted By ta-rider
Although I never did this special trip I would...

Although I never did this special trip I would never leave home without tent and sleepingbag. There is allways a chance to pitch a tent even in winter but there might not allways be hotels...
Forum: Equipment 09-14-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,590
Posted By ta-rider
http://schoene-motorradreisen.de/mittel/thailand_b...

http://schoene-motorradreisen.de/mittel/thailand_bangkok_001.jpg

http://reisemotorrad.eu/?report=en_ausruestung
Forum: Thumpers 09-14-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,783
Posted By ta-rider
Well there are so many allround bikes for less...

Well there are so many allround bikes for less then 1000 Dollars out there.

Start with Suzuku GS 500, Honda CB 500, Yamaha XJ 600/900, xj6 (best bike at the list of a German motorcycle...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-14-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 2,813
Views: 390,659
Posted By ta-rider
How about reading the last 176 pages and counting...

How about reading the last 176 pages and counting a few thousend bikes who were affected from the last recall actions and warranty problems in? No other brand needs a own "problems" thread...
Forum: Americas 09-14-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,342
Posted By ta-rider
Why not? I did 28,000 km on 125cc:...

Why not? I did 28,000 km on 125cc: http://afrikamotorrad.de/?report=en_suedamerika
Forum: Road warriors 09-14-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,039
Posted By ta-rider
The new ABS rule will only affect new bikes. Used...

The new ABS rule will only affect new bikes. Used bikes are still allowed to ride without ABS. Same with the emission rates etc. New bikes have to be very clean but old ons can be loud and dirty ;)
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-14-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,244
Posted By ta-rider
I would accept it and go riding. Then the bike...

I would accept it and go riding. Then the bike will get more scratches ;)
Forum: Thumpers 09-14-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,314
Posted By ta-rider
Well there are so many allround bikes for less...

Well there are so many allround bikes for less then 1000 Dollars out there.

Start with Suzuku GS 500, Honda CB 500, Yamaha XJ 600/900, xj6 (best bike at the list of a German motorcycle magazine,...
Forum: Ride reports 09-14-2014, 04:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,403
Posted By ta-rider
Ad some GPS positiones, prices and visa/import...

Ad some GPS positiones, prices and visa/import regulations too. This might help others who plan a simulare trip...
Forum: Australia 09-14-2014, 04:22 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,083
Posted By ta-rider
Shure as long as you are able to repair it your...

Shure as long as you are able to repair it your self. If you ship an exotic bike into a country were its hardly been sold you will not be able to find any spare parts or people who know how to...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-14-2014, 12:49 AM
Replies: 2,813
Views: 390,659
Posted By ta-rider
As long a people react with when it...

As long a people react with



when it comes to quality issues, BMW will not chance anything. Why should they? Just because they lose a few person like me, who actualy care, as customers?
...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-13-2014, 12:37 AM
Replies: 2,813
Views: 390,659
Posted By ta-rider
Because most of the owners just ...

Because most of the owners just





Shure. They get them fro free use from their company so people buy more bikes and replace them before end of warranty.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-12-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 2,813
Views: 390,659
Posted By ta-rider
Well thats why i linked you a few...just for...

Well thats why i linked you a few...just for information.
Forum: Beasts 09-12-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 379
Posted By ta-rider
Disassemble and assemble Motorcycle Honda Transalp

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Forum: Parallel Universe 09-12-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,886
Posted By ta-rider
unfortunately yes:...

unfortunately yes: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=620023&page=21
http://www.f800-forum.de/viewtopic.php?f=16&t=5651
...
...
Forum: The Garage 09-12-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 14,440
Posted By ta-rider
http://adventure-travel-experience.de/mittel/honda...

http://adventure-travel-experience.de/mittel/honda_sh_125_002.jpg

http://adventure-travel-experience.de/mittel/expedition_001.jpg

http://afrikamotorrad.de/?report=en_transafrika :D
Forum: GS Boxers 09-12-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 2,813
Views: 390,659
Posted By ta-rider
So many people allready have problems with a...

So many people allready have problems with a brand new bike. Gues what will happen when its out of warranty?
Forum: GS Boxers 09-12-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 2,813
Views: 390,659
Posted By ta-rider
Get the Super Tenere or Triumph Tiger. The GS...

Get the Super Tenere or Triumph Tiger. The GS might be good for a testride but is not very reliable. Isn't that what matters?
Forum: GS Boxers 09-12-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 18,499
Posted By ta-rider
What about broken engine after just 44.000 km at...

What about broken engine after just 44.000 km at the test of a German motorcacle magazine?
Or does small problems like this does not matter?...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-12-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,636
Posted By ta-rider
...and would describe it best:...

...and would describe it best: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=992620&page=2
Forum: GS Boxers 09-12-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 2,813
Views: 390,659
Posted By ta-rider
3x engine failure of the big BMW GS with less...

3x engine failure of the big BMW GS with less then 50.000 km at the tests of German motorcycle magazines: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=992620&page=2
Forum: GS Boxers 09-12-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,372
Posted By ta-rider
I did not change the oil scince 200.000 km only...

I did not change the oil scince 200.000 km only checked wethere there is enough inside. Bike is running fine but its a Yamaha not BMW ;)
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-12-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,435
Posted By ta-rider
Did you also test another brand then BMW too? If...

Did you also test another brand then BMW too? If not do so (they offer much more relyable bikes) and read this, before you make a big mistake, no matter wich of the two bikes you take:...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-12-2014, 03:38 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 11,534
Posted By ta-rider
No but another risc of failure while riding RTW...

No but another risc of failure while riding RTW see "long way round" :D
Forum: GS Boxers 09-12-2014, 12:53 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,974
Posted By ta-rider
Shure as long as you are able to repair it your...

Shure as long as you are able to repair it your self. If you ship an exotic bike into a country were its hardly been sold you will not be able to find any spare parts or people who know how to...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-11-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,974
Posted By ta-rider
Best and cheapest is to buy what is available at...

Best and cheapest is to buy what is available at the continents you want to visit and then sell it before you take the plain to the next destination insted of shiping bikes around the globe.
Forum: Asia 09-11-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 901
Posted By ta-rider
Hi, Its impossible to take bikes into other...

Hi,

Its impossible to take bikes into other countrys but very easy to rent 125cc bikes in Thailand, Laos and Cambodia etc for just 5 Dollars per day. To get into another country you just take a...
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,686
Posted By ta-rider
I used one to travel 28.000 km around South...

I used one to travel 28.000 km around South America with:
http://motorradtouren-suedamerika.de/?report=en_suedamerika

Great bike. Cheap, low petrol usage and all the parts are available there :)
Forum: Beasts 09-11-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 485
Views: 159,876
Posted By ta-rider
http://afrikamotorrad.eu/big/expedition_047.jpg ...

http://afrikamotorrad.eu/big/expedition_047.jpg



http://afrikamotorrad.eu/big/westkueste_007.jpg

http://afrikamotorrad.eu/?report=en_westkueste
Forum: Beasts 09-11-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,432
Posted By ta-rider
I had the regular Mitas E-07 on my Transalp when...

I had the regular Mitas E-07 on my Transalp when crossing Afrika. It was very good for on and offroad, cheap and lasted all the way from Germany to Southafrica and another pair all the way back:...
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