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Forum: Alaska 01-31-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,591
Posted By marakesh express
Thanks and I'll do that. I've run up and down the...

Thanks and I'll do that. I've run up and down the Alcan a few times and know the northern half but not had the chance before to explore the SE so looking forward to it.
Forum: Alaska 01-29-2014, 02:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,591
Posted By marakesh express
I forgot you guys have different meanings for the...

I forgot you guys have different meanings for the simplest of words:rofl

We say Tomato and you say Tomatoe etc etc
Forum: Alaska 01-27-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,591
Posted By marakesh express
Thanks chaps.

Thanks chaps.
Forum: Alaska 01-27-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,591
Posted By marakesh express
Haines Skagway Ferry?

All

Planning a trip for 2015 and just wanted to know if there is a ferry from Haines to Skagway? It's a long way round if not....!!

I've searched the t'interweb but can't see if there is or...
Forum: Alaska 01-27-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,072
Posted By marakesh express
I've been lucky enough to been up and back 5...

I've been lucky enough to been up and back 5 times, once on my old 1100 and four times on my 1200 ADV and love the anticipation of getting to FB and seeing what the conditions are like. Considering...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 07-23-2013, 06:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 619
Posted By marakesh express
The guys at Big Sky Missoula did a great job this...

The guys at Big Sky Missoula did a great job this morning and got him on his way:clap

The rear wheel and rear brake caliper will need replacing when he gets back to the UK but the jobs good for...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 07-22-2013, 09:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 619
Posted By marakesh express
Thanks for the offer, really appreciated :clap ...

Thanks for the offer, really appreciated :clap

He's just turned up on the pickup truck and is getting relayed to the BMW dealer in Missoula tonight, ready for when they open tomorrow.

Hopefully...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 07-22-2013, 06:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 619
Posted By marakesh express
Help needed in Hungry Horse - 1150adv lost wheel bolt

Mods, feel free to move wherever if need be.

We're currently in Hungry Horse, Montana, 3 weeks into a 4 week trip from San Francisco up to Prudhoe Bay & back.

One of the 1150 Adv has lost a...
Forum: Alaska 07-03-2013, 10:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 676
Posted By marakesh express
Accommodation in Anchorage

I'm bringing a group of British bikers up to Alaska and we'll be there next week. Our original plan was to get to Prudhoe which we did twice last year but thanks to US customs not releasing our bikes...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 08-21-2011, 06:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 792
Posted By marakesh express
Yes we do have GPS Dave and I'll PM you my e-mail,

Yes we do have GPS Dave and I'll PM you my e-mail,
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 08-20-2011, 06:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 792
Posted By marakesh express
Thanks Burque, I've already got 141 so I'll pick...

Thanks Burque, I've already got 141 so I'll pick up the others although they only show Colorado?

New Mexico seems to be a tough place to find good maps and trails.

We'll be in ABQ on Thursday...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 08-20-2011, 03:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 792
Posted By marakesh express
Question Dirt roads from Telluride to ABQ?

There is a bunch of us 8 brits currently doing the first part of the TAT. We are holed up in Salida at the moment and will be off to Telluride tomorrow. To cut a long story short, we have to be in...
Forum: Ride reports 07-24-2011, 11:25 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 12,030
Posted By marakesh express
This is looking good :clap

This is looking good :clap
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-30-2011, 07:19 AM
Replies: 306
Views: 94,558
Posted By marakesh express
Say's it all about the Dalton I guess:D Took that...

Say's it all about the Dalton I guess:D Took that shot in 09 on my old 1100 and returning next year on the 1200 to get it properly dirty. It's a long way from England but a hell of a ride:wink:
Forum: Alaska 05-29-2011, 08:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 965
Posted By marakesh express
I don't think we need one but if it makes the...

I don't think we need one but if it makes the other guys fell more comfortable then I'll get one. I'll check out a rental.
Forum: Alaska 05-29-2011, 02:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 965
Posted By marakesh express
Sat Phone coverage in AK

Hi All

I'm bringing a few Brits up to Alaska in the summer of 2013 and we are running from San Francisco up to Prudhoe Bay and back again which will be some trip in 4 weeks:D

Anyway, was...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-05-2010, 10:36 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 13,016
Posted By marakesh express
Great report Terri and brings back all the...

Great report Terri and brings back all the memories of our recent blast round the area. The road through Red Valley and over the mountain is fantastic so don't tell everyone as it may get busy:rofl
...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-23-2010, 06:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 584
Posted By marakesh express
The ball joints were too tight and sticking. They...

The ball joints were too tight and sticking. They were actually full of road crap! Although they moved a little, it was obviously not enough so after a good clean and lots of copperslip, all is...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-22-2010, 02:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 584
Posted By marakesh express
Seems to have posted twice...it is a serious...

Seems to have posted twice...it is a serious issue though:cry
Forum: GS Boxers 03-22-2010, 02:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 306
Posted By marakesh express
1200 Gear Selection issues

I have a 2006 1200ADV with 52 k on the clock and have just started to have gear selection issues. Let me explain......

When I go to engage a gear, nothing happens and it's like the selector is...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-22-2010, 02:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 584
Posted By marakesh express
1200 Gear Selection issues

I have an 06 1200ADV with 52k on the clock and just started to have gear selection issues. Let me explain.......

When you go to shift, git the gearlever and nothing happens.....wiggle the gear...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-01-2010, 10:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 787
Posted By marakesh express
Thanks guys!

Thanks guys!
Forum: GS Boxers 03-01-2010, 02:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 787
Posted By marakesh express
Charcoal Canister removal on 1100GS

This question has probably been asked a million times but I can't find a thread!!

I have a US spec 1100 in the UK and it has the horrible charcoal canister on it. I reckon it's blocked as I have a...
Forum: Americas 01-29-2010, 01:05 AM
Replies: 478
Views: 41,648
Posted By marakesh express
The dry bit scan be tricky too.......:doh

The dry bit scan be tricky too.......:doh
Forum: Americas 01-29-2010, 12:54 AM
Replies: 478
Views: 41,648
Posted By marakesh express
It's bringing it all back....oh, the horror of...

It's bringing it all back....oh, the horror of water. Think I may be in for a few nightmares:eek1

I think I can remember every inch of that damn trail and everyone should do it at least once:D
Forum: Americas 01-28-2010, 04:34 AM
Replies: 478
Views: 41,648
Posted By marakesh express
I can be done on anything if you are...

I can be done on anything if you are brave/mad/stupid (delete where appropriate)!

I did it in 08 on my 1997 1100GS and it was a little tough in places but got to Colorado without too much damage....
Forum: Americas 01-28-2010, 04:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 586
Posted By marakesh express
Brilliant stuff tricepilot and many thanks for...

Brilliant stuff tricepilot and many thanks for the idea's:D
Forum: Americas 01-27-2010, 01:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 586
Posted By marakesh express
The schedule is not in concrete but January is a...

The schedule is not in concrete but January is a quiet time for me over here and a good time to be somewhere warm:1drink

What dp you have in mind?
Forum: Americas 01-26-2010, 01:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 586
Posted By marakesh express
Mexico in Jnuary 2011

I will be shipping my bike out to Houston from the UK at the end of December. I've got 4 weeks and want to have a loop through Mexico before returning to Houston.

I need to go to Copper Canyon...
Forum: Americas 01-26-2010, 12:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 466
Posted By marakesh express
Timtim Pm me and I'll give you some sensible...

Timtim

Pm me and I'll give you some sensible shipping prices from the UK! I use Baltimore as it's a lot smaller and a damned sight easier than NYC!!

I've shipped mine over many times and it's...
Forum: Ride reports 08-03-2009, 02:30 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 36,068
Posted By marakesh express
Dave This is bizarre! We arrived at Boreal...

Dave

This is bizarre! We arrived at Boreal Lodge fairly late in the evening on the 10th. I wonder why we didn't see your bike? Did you have the cabin on it's own because I'm sure there was a bike...
Forum: Ride reports 08-01-2009, 11:18 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 36,068
Posted By marakesh express
Wonderful RR and have just spent the last 2 hours...

Wonderful RR and have just spent the last 2 hours grinning my head off. I got back to the UK yesterday after a month stateside and the jet lag is kicking in so what a great way to spend the wee small...
Forum: Alaska 08-01-2009, 10:11 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 16,680
Posted By marakesh express
Great news!! I think I met you outside the BMW...

Great news!! I think I met you outside the BMW shop a couple of weeks ago. I was on the very tatty English 1100GS having just towed my buddy`s very broken 650 Dak from the Yukon crossing.....
...
Forum: Europe 06-27-2009, 04:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 536
Posted By marakesh express
The TDM850 will do you well for most stuff in...

The TDM850 will do you well for most stuff in Europe unless you really want the tough trails.

I`d recommend Spain as a must do and Morocco is pretty cool. Go down through Farance and the Pyrenees...
Forum: Vendors 05-27-2009, 05:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 730
Posted By marakesh express
Keihan end can for R1200GS

Keihan end can for R1200GS

<HR style="COLOR: #666666" SIZE=1><!-- / icon and title --><!-- message -->Following on from the launch of Keihan Stainless Steel headers for the R1200GS, Keihan have...
Forum: EMEA 05-19-2009, 06:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,463
Posted By marakesh express
You woudn`t like the extra Irish sales tax you...

You woudn`t like the extra Irish sales tax you would have to pay though:eek1 :eek1

There are some good bargains to be had in the UK at the moment. What sort of thing are you looking for? New or...
Forum: EMEA 05-19-2009, 05:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 797
Posted By marakesh express
Your shipping agent should be able to tell you...

Your shipping agent should be able to tell you waht paperwork you will need to clear customs. Once you have cleared, you will need to keep the paperwork handy in case the cops need to check. It won`t...
Forum: EMEA 05-19-2009, 04:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 928
Posted By marakesh express
Hey Marinos You`ll love Scotland and there...

Hey Marinos

You`ll love Scotland and there are loads of places to visit. You need to run up through Glasgow past Loch Lomond and the West Coast for some superb riding. Equally, the roads through...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-19-2009, 02:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 653
Posted By marakesh express
I`m in England and the shipping is...

I`m in England and the shipping is $200.........:eek1
Forum: GS Boxers 05-19-2009, 02:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 653
Posted By marakesh express
Sir, you have a PM:D

Sir, you have a PM:D
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