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Forum: Beasts 08-16-2008, 01:06 PM
Replies: 17,416
Views: 5,188,062
Posted By GSXplorer
http://www.windbell.ca/faq.html is their...

http://www.windbell.ca/faq.html

is their site.

Check out some of the other bikes they have for sale,

CBR250 18,000rpm goodness.
bros 400
etc and so on...
Forum: Racing 01-30-2006, 02:03 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 16,686
Posted By GSXplorer
I am a Total Torrent Noob, but I downloaded a...

I am a Total Torrent Noob, but I downloaded a client clicked the links and about 36 hours later I am watching all kinds of Dakar coverage. I was totally jonesing for it not having cable at the...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-14-2005, 02:02 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 10,317
Posted By GSXplorer
another photo...

another photo (http://www.motorrad-abenteuer.de/magazin/aktuelles.asp?theID=512)
Forum: Beasts 01-23-2005, 04:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,835
Posted By GSXplorer
http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi...

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=2495453107

VIN's are the same for both bikes so I'd say you are are correct sir.
Forum: Beasts 01-12-2005, 10:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,122
Posted By GSXplorer
I 've experienced the same things on two...

I 've experienced the same things on two different TA's. Sounds normal to me. :nod IF the bikes cold I put it in gear, clutch in, break the resistance, shift to neutral start. If the bikes still hot...
Forum: Beasts 01-07-2005, 03:01 PM
Replies: 17,416
Views: 5,188,062
Posted By GSXplorer
http://www.dual-star.com/index2/Brand/Kawasaki/for...

http://www.dual-star.com/index2/Brand/Kawasaki/fork%20boots.htm
http://shop.thumpertalk.com/Catalogs.asp?pdf=WB_OR_Suspension&Page=35
I know I've seen em cheaper but these were the first places...
Forum: Beasts 07-22-2004, 12:49 PM
Replies: 17,416
Views: 5,188,062
Posted By GSXplorer
Agreed the Pro springs are woking well, as for...

Agreed the Pro springs are woking well, as for the rear I like to think I'll put in an AT swingarm someday. For now its a spring, maybe a whole damper. I've considered wilbers and hyperpro too cause...
Forum: Beasts 07-22-2004, 12:38 PM
Replies: 17,416
Views: 5,188,062
Posted By GSXplorer
You hadn't metioned if you've seen Deti's page,...

You hadn't metioned if you've seen Deti's page, all kinds of info an specs and stats and links ...
http://www.ta-deti.de/ta/sitemap.html

If the front feels soft and dives too much progressive...
Forum: Beasts 07-21-2004, 03:58 PM
Replies: 17,416
Views: 5,188,062
Posted By GSXplorer
I checked out you upgrade page were in about the...

I checked out you upgrade page were in about the same boat.
The fork springs are the same part number used for the TA and NX and a few other bikes. How does the NX shock compare to the TA's for...
Forum: Beasts 07-21-2004, 03:46 PM
Replies: 17,416
Views: 5,188,062
Posted By GSXplorer
Yep the softer suspension helps soak up the bumps...

Yep the softer suspension helps soak up the bumps nicely. From reading lots of internet sites you want to use the whole suspension travel. Problem with mine is sitting on the bike weighing about...
Forum: Beasts 07-21-2004, 10:16 AM
Replies: 17,416
Views: 5,188,062
Posted By GSXplorer
Befor the new fork springs the bike was sitting...

Befor the new fork springs the bike was sitting way down in the stroke, longer preload spaceres made the ride harsh the Progressive springs got the sag spot on for me using 25mm less preload.

Now...
Forum: Beasts 07-21-2004, 10:04 AM
Replies: 17,416
Views: 5,188,062
Posted By GSXplorer
Should be no worries mate if something goes on...

Should be no worries mate if something goes on one bike you've got a complete set of spare parts right there in your garage. Besides these things can be pulled apart and reassembled pretty quickly....
Forum: Beasts 04-12-2004, 12:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,890
Posted By GSXplorer
Talking This looks like a sweet deal. $2900 and only...

This looks like a sweet deal. $2900 and only 10,000 miles
http://www.transalp.org/phpbb2/viewtopic.php?t=339

The TA is alot of fun. Enjoy
Forum: GS Boxers 03-21-2004, 08:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 860
Posted By GSXplorer
I moved mine around a bunch looking for the...

I moved mine around a bunch looking for the comfort zone. Once you get the bars in the optimum spot you can fine tune it by rotating the controls so they are back at the same angles if that works...
Forum: Equipment 03-05-2004, 11:42 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,216
Posted By GSXplorer
Check here it does not contain kerosene. :deal ...

Check here it does not contain kerosene. :deal
http://www.wd40.com/Brands/wd40_faqs.html

And its not just for chains but the whole bike according to the video clip here :eek1 ...
Forum: Beasts 03-03-2004, 03:10 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 50,718
Posted By GSXplorer
Talking Would to revote too

Chalk another vote in the Transalp column for me. It wont let me vote twice. :nod
Forum: GS Boxers 02-22-2004, 10:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,548
Posted By GSXplorer
Kaoko (http://www.kaoko.com/) There ya go. ...

Kaoko (http://www.kaoko.com/)

There ya go.
Good looking tank.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-08-2004, 06:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 758
Posted By GSXplorer
Can't help ya with the springrate but did you try...

Can't help ya with the springrate but did you try backing off the rebound and preload to allow the shock to sag more.
I had the stock adventure shocks on my 2000 GS and found them to be a bit...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-17-2004, 07:53 PM
Replies: 396
Views: 39,260
Posted By GSXplorer
Re: Re: gear ratios...

1. 11.71
2. 8.14
3. 6.47
4. 5.31
5. 4.64
6. 4.14

ya I thought it might be a typo too. 2.82 final drive would put 1st in between the GS and the Adv. and 6th just slightly taller than the Adv....
Forum: Equipment 01-14-2004, 09:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,339
Posted By GSXplorer
Re: Ohlins suspensions

Mully's way to tune Ohlins (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?threadid=18255&perpage=15&highlight=ohlins%20mully&pagenumber=2)

Check out this thread, good info to get you on your way.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-13-2004, 01:58 PM
Replies: 396
Views: 39,260
Posted By GSXplorer
And 25000 miles between transmission servicing...

And 25000 miles between transmission servicing instead of 6000
Forum: GS Boxers 01-13-2004, 01:51 PM
Replies: 396
Views: 39,260
Posted By GSXplorer
You are correct sir. I am glad to see a return to...

You are correct sir. I am glad to see a return to more usable space design shape than the current system cases.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-13-2004, 01:33 PM
Replies: 396
Views: 39,260
Posted By GSXplorer
"Cases variable in size by single-lever control. ...

"Cases variable in size by single-lever control.
The cases and the top box are a new development. A unique feature is the sophisticated, single-lever control function for adjusting the capacity of...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-13-2004, 01:17 PM
Replies: 396
Views: 39,260
Posted By GSXplorer
On the world of BMW page in the brake section...

On the world of BMW page in the brake section about halfway down.World of BMW (http://www.worldofbmw.com/newsstories/040113do.htm)
Forum: GS Boxers 01-13-2004, 01:05 PM
Replies: 396
Views: 39,260
Posted By GSXplorer
"The R1200 GS comes as standard with BMW Integral...

"The R1200 GS comes as standard with BMW Integral ABS, which has already been well proven on the former model. Complete with on-demand deactivation when riding off-road,..."


Could they have been...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-12-2004, 11:19 PM
Replies: 396
Views: 39,260
Posted By GSXplorer
What about weight balance? The foot of the...

What about weight balance?

The foot of the current center stand comes up a few inches in front of the rear tire.
The new one goes all the way back to the rear rim.
Forum: Equipment 01-12-2004, 01:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 626
Posted By GSXplorer
PDF in English from the UK site...

PDF in English from the UK site (http://www.ukgser.com/forums/showthread.php?threadid=2116)


Its about four posts down on the first page.

Good luck
Forum: GS Boxers 01-12-2004, 12:40 PM
Replies: 396
Views: 39,260
Posted By GSXplorer
The hand guards on the grey bike look like...

The hand guards on the grey bike look like they'll do an OK job protecting them.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-12-2004, 12:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,169
Posted By GSXplorer
Re: Real world Adventure gearing

I wish I had the ADV 1st for everything from slow offroad to parking lots at the supermarket.
The low 6th on the Adventure is about 2% taller
On your 1100 5th gear at 4000rpm gives you ???mph
On...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-12-2004, 12:57 AM
Replies: 396
Views: 39,260
Posted By GSXplorer
Re: Re: Re: Re: Weight savings

I imagine they'll have a 30-40l gas tank coming in the future too.
May be those covers are there to fill the space till that happens.

Hard to tell but it looks like the whole windscreen may...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-05-2004, 01:20 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 15,031
Posted By GSXplorer
The yellow bikes appears to have crash bars...

The yellow bikes appears to have crash bars mounted to the frame running under the jugs.
What the hell are those side panels? They look wide enough to be fuel cells?????:dunno
Forum: GS Boxers 01-04-2004, 04:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,854
Posted By GSXplorer
I did the same thing for a day, sounded really...

I did the same thing for a day, sounded really good, went through a police roadcheck and they didn't even blink so its not too loud for them.

However cruising around 4000 rpm there is a...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-13-2003, 12:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,883
Posted By GSXplorer
no overheating troubles here either just...

no overheating troubles here either just wondering if anybodys tried it.

Thinking for the extreme heat and punishment some dish out to there bikes if this mod could keep you under 7or8 bars on...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-13-2003, 11:56 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,883
Posted By GSXplorer
Any body tried mounting little fans to the back...

Any body tried mounting little fans to the back of the oil cooler with an on/off toggle. Slow going off road or traffic jams, flip the switch on, should be enough to keep the GS on the road with nor...
Forum: Beasts 12-13-2003, 11:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,279
Posted By GSXplorer
Re: Transalp Help

Most of the webring sites aren't in english and you'll spend lots of time translating. Deti's site is the best I have found. He's tried different combos of oil weight and oil level to get the best...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-09-2003, 08:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,243
Posted By GSXplorer
I spent a day with the Suburban Machinery pieces....

I spent a day with the Suburban Machinery pieces.
I've got size thirteen Kalahari boots and the lowered pegs were moved forward too close to the shifter requiring me to contort my foot to get under...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-24-2003, 12:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 692
Posted By GSXplorer
It is possible I've done it. heres some posts...

It is possible I've done it.
heres some posts about it (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?postid=252013#post252013)
Forum: Beasts 11-24-2003, 12:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,726
Posted By GSXplorer
Local KTM dealer said the S was coming this...

Local KTM dealer said the S was coming this summer(2004) too.
He has 3 silver Adventures sitting in the showroom right now.
Forum: Beasts 11-22-2003, 01:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,726
Posted By GSXplorer
:wave Hey Steve

:wave Hey Steve
Forum: Beasts 11-20-2003, 11:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,908
Posted By GSXplorer
There doesn't seem to be much of a seat to the...

There doesn't seem to be much of a seat to the bike, don't know how much foam you could remove.

This looks promising (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?threadid=28812) and should drop...
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