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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-23-2013, 08:37 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 21,230
Posted By Petrus
yep, :clap

yep, :clap
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-24-2013, 01:51 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,135
Posted By Petrus
Have a look at below link, it's about the grease...

Have a look at below link, it's about the grease nipple mod. :clap

Cheers
Petrus

http://www.ukbeg.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=17&t=742
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-11-2013, 10:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,973
Posted By Petrus
I actually like the way it starts up like this....

I actually like the way it starts up like this. :clap You know you are firing up a big lump of machinery! :D
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-07-2013, 10:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,973
Posted By Petrus
And it ain't an HD thing my Electra Glide does...

And it ain't an HD thing my Electra Glide does not hesitate at all, ever.[/QUOTE]


Wel my shovel does, all the time, and most shovels I heard starting up doing it more or less. It starts up...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-07-2013, 12:46 PM
Replies: 486
Views: 164,905
Posted By Petrus
Cheers Stef, thanks for the quick reply. Going to...

Cheers Stef, thanks for the quick reply. Going to have a look if they still make them. Need one for my AT 650.

Grtz
Petrus

Edit: Just read on the net that the company does not exist anymore
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-07-2013, 12:42 AM
Replies: 486
Views: 164,905
Posted By Petrus
http://i218.photobucket.com/albums/cc136/qbto1967/...

http://i218.photobucket.com/albums/cc136/qbto1967/Transalp/Tranny%20loch%20awe/DSCF2033.jpg (http://s218.photobucket.com/user/qbto1967/media/Transalp/Tranny%20loch%20awe/DSCF2033.jpg.html)[/QUOTE]
...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-06-2013, 01:59 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,973
Posted By Petrus
I think its a characteristic. My 81 shovel does...

I think its a characteristic. My 81 shovel does the same thing. Not sure about sportsters though.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-06-2013, 01:10 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,973
Posted By Petrus
My 2006 with 76k on it does that as well. There...

My 2006 with 76k on it does that as well. There is always a little hesitation when startung up. Its a HD thing I guess :wink:
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-20-2013, 11:42 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 48,311
Posted By Petrus
Triest nieuws

Dat is triest nieuws. Nu wordt het dus echt een klassieker. :cry

I've had 3 of the first type and enjoyed every minute on them. With the last one I even drove more then 120.000 km and still going...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-24-2012, 07:17 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,964
Posted By Petrus
LOL, good write up, very funny how you can make...

LOL, good write up, very funny how you can make something boring into an interesting read. :clap
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 11-06-2012, 12:45 AM
Replies: 4,628
Views: 985,789
Posted By Petrus
Thanks very much! this will be my background on...

Thanks very much! this will be my background on the laptop again for some time :D
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 09-30-2012, 07:31 AM
Replies: 4,628
Views: 985,789
Posted By Petrus
that is how l like seeing Uly's, packed and...

that is how l like seeing Uly's, packed and dirty!:D
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-04-2012, 11:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,290
Posted By Petrus
LOL, Neh, I still have mine and I'm keeping...

LOL,

Neh, I still have mine and I'm keeping it. :1drink
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-04-2012, 05:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,290
Posted By Petrus
What does she want...?:*sip*

What does she want...?:*sip*
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-04-2012, 02:18 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 23,547
Posted By Petrus
Funny enough, the first test ride back in 2006, I...

Funny enough, the first test ride back in 2006, I did not like the Uly at all. The fan was blowing all the time and a couple of other things that i cannot remember now.

A couple of years later I...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-03-2012, 06:15 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 23,547
Posted By Petrus
So, were almost a year further since the last...

So, were almost a year further since the last reply on this thread. New bikes to consider. Anyone?

I'm eyeballing the latest Moto Guzzi Stelvio NTX to be honest. :D
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-01-2012, 02:06 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,023
Posted By Petrus
And you might try a breather reroute, that will...

And you might try a breather reroute, that will solve also a lot of low end stutter problems. I did mine 2 years ago or so and never had any problems when starting and driving anymore.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-24-2012, 10:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,543
Posted By Petrus
I think with changing the fork springs and oil...

I think with changing the fork springs and oil the bike would be perfect. The test in Tourenfahrer was a long one and in general the Triumph was doing fine against the GS, Tenere and Crosstourer. At...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-24-2012, 08:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,543
Posted By Petrus
In the german Toerenfahrer magazine it came 3rd...

In the german Toerenfahrer magazine it came 3rd after BMW GS and Yam super tenere. they praize the long
suspention and the smooth throttle and light clutch. But when it goes a little faster the...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-22-2012, 03:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,116
Posted By Petrus
So, as it turned out, it was not the engine what...

So, as it turned out, it was not the engine what made the sound. I have the luggage rack on my bike and the piece that should be bolted to the footpegs is not bolted to the footpegs. So it was...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-03-2012, 01:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,116
Posted By Petrus
Oef no, thank God for that. When standing next to...

Oef no, thank God for that. When standing next to the motor it sounds perfect. I'm still guessing that its maybe the oil that is in it now.
When I get home, I will change it and see if it makes a...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-30-2012, 01:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,116
Posted By Petrus
Thanks for the input guys! Just realized...

Thanks for the input guys! Just realized yesterday that this noise started when the oil was changed a while ago. The shop changed their oil suplier and a semi synthatic oil came in. So I will do an...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-29-2012, 07:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,116
Posted By Petrus
hammering sound from 2500rpm

Hi all,

I have a 2006 Buell Ulisses and I'm not sure if this sound has been there all the time and I just did not notice, but from 2500rpm its starting to sound like a fast hammering sound....
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-12-2012, 01:03 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,317
Posted By Petrus
I'm just wondering if this is not a USA thing in...

I'm just wondering if this is not a USA thing in regards to lawsuits and such. I have tried to find more info on the internet but could not find anything indicating this is actualy an issue.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-10-2012, 10:28 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,317
Posted By Petrus
[QUOTE=Mikef5000;18872866]It's not a mounting...

[QUOTE=Mikef5000;18872866]It's not a mounting problem, it's a leverage problem. This is a known and documented fact. Dealerships weren't even allowed to order the top case racks without first showing...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-09-2012, 03:13 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,317
Posted By Petrus
[QUOTE=Mikef5000;18704469]This is incorrect. The...

[QUOTE=Mikef5000;18704469]This is incorrect. The oem top case rack does require the side racks.


I have the original rack but the topcase rack is cmpletely mounted seperatly from the side...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-08-2012, 03:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 891
Posted By Petrus
"Moto Guzzi Stelvio, ticks all my boxes makes me...

"Moto Guzzi Stelvio, ticks all my boxes makes me go "yum" when I see one."

Wel, it seems to me you made your choice already.. why need confirmation from somebody else? Go for it:clap
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-06-2012, 06:56 AM
Replies: 17,613
Views: 5,353,389
Posted By Petrus
The front radiator shrouds are aluminium from an...

The front radiator shrouds are aluminium from an old road sign!:thumbup
The high front mudguard is purely aesthetic, and was me poking fun at the BMW beak.:D

Yes those mudguards are the fashion...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-05-2012, 09:58 AM
Replies: 17,613
Views: 5,353,389
Posted By Petrus
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http://backonthebike.smugmug.com/Other/Flinders-Classic-2012/i-Czrj6B9/0/L/Flinders-Classic-2012-061-L.jpg...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-26-2011, 03:16 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,613
Posted By Petrus
Hi Be sure you visit the website of Twin...

Hi

Be sure you visit the website of Twin motorcycles. They do alot with ECM reflashes that work really well. Just got mine done and changed the bike from running good to running excellent.:clap ...
Forum: Equipment 08-03-2011, 07:20 AM
Replies: 1,716
Views: 910,949
Posted By Petrus
My Schubert C2 helmet, saved my life when I had...

My Schubert C2 helmet, saved my life when I had an accident [bumping into a car at 80kmh:huh]

And my made to measure earplugs :clap
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-13-2011, 01:09 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 8,694
Posted By Petrus
I realize that Buell was doing this, what I mean...

I realize that Buell was doing this, what I mean basicly that i would have liked to see the Uly that it would have been in 2 / 3 or 5 years from now.
Same what BMW did with its GS.
But I'm happy...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-12-2011, 12:37 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 8,694
Posted By Petrus
Same here, what i would have liked was a better...

Same here, what i would have liked was a better and improved Uly with both tech and cosmetic upgrades. A mark II if you will.:wink:
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-12-2011, 11:55 AM
Replies: 582
Views: 239,492
Posted By Petrus
This excact same one I had for a couple of...

This excact same one I had for a couple of years... still regret that I sold it... 253664
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-12-2011, 11:42 AM
Replies: 4,628
Views: 985,789
Posted By Petrus
@Viking44 Performance wise I did not notice...

@Viking44

Performance wise I did not notice any difference, the breather mod and opening up the airfilterhousing a little did a lot more.
But... it takes a lot of heat of the leg, really...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-12-2011, 06:10 AM
Replies: 4,628
Views: 985,789
Posted By Petrus
my pride and joy:clap

my pride and joy:clap
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-03-2010, 04:25 PM
Replies: 2,223
Views: 636,383
Posted By Petrus
Ugly

Bleh, wish honda came up with a true new Africa Twin. Don't like it.:puke1
Forum: The Garage 10-29-2010, 08:49 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,124
Posted By Petrus
What some car owners do with old engine is add...

What some car owners do with old engine is add some transmission oil.
You can do is before the oilchange and drive about 10 to 15 miles and then change all the oil and filter.
The transmission oil...
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