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Forum: The Garage 06-13-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 3,475
Views: 510,483
Posted By marc-s
http://public.marcschneider.org/bike/2015-06-13%20...

http://public.marcschneider.org/bike/2015-06-13%2013.47.12.jpg

changed the fork springs and fork oil. still some tuning left (first test ride was way to soft. added 40ml and now it's too hard...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-12-2015, 08:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,123
Posted By marc-s
Trashed old Heidenau K-60 Scout front after...

Trashed old Heidenau K-60 Scout front after 12'000+ km and mounted a fresh Mitas E-07. Seems my bumpy ride is gone. In fact during the last 2000km the ride got worse. Guess riding in the Swiss Alps...
Forum: Equipment 05-28-2015, 01:49 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 50,781
Posted By marc-s
I have a good stove (Primus Omnifuel) but am in...

I have a good stove (Primus Omnifuel) but am in need of a set of pots. Currently I'm using a normal aluminium frying pan with brass handle (weights a ton) and a normal pot (weights another ton). I...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-25-2015, 10:23 PM
Replies: 1,155
Views: 291,558
Posted By marc-s
the gear wasn't made out of metal, so it's some...

the gear wasn't made out of metal, so it's some sort of fail-safe system protecting the other gears I guess...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-25-2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 1,155
Views: 291,558
Posted By marc-s
found more ouch: the reason why the alternator...

found more ouch: the reason why the alternator did not turn.. hint: should be 3 gears in the picture.
...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-22-2015, 02:03 PM
Replies: 820
Views: 128,802
Posted By marc-s
son of the deceased owner didn't know what was...

son of the deceased owner didn't know what was done in the restoration, only that it was about 6000 to 10'000 km ago. Had no magnet with me and didn't bother removing the spark plug after I saw the...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-22-2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 820
Views: 128,802
Posted By marc-s
5000 Swiss francs, that would be around 5.3 USD....

5000 Swiss francs, that would be around 5.3 USD. guess it's hard to compare to US prices as our prices are fucked up in general... in both directions. And we have only a limited quantity of bikes...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-22-2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 820
Views: 128,802
Posted By marc-s
checked it out this morning.. it has indeed an...

checked it out this morning.. it has indeed an oily stain around the distributor area and the head. and it seems to have an oil leak at the rear end of the engine block... around the clutch shaft...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-21-2015, 06:02 AM
Replies: 820
Views: 128,802
Posted By marc-s
haven't seen the bike yet, just got pictures. 70k...

haven't seen the bike yet, just got pictures. 70k km on the clock; guy tells me his dad passed away and now he's selling his bike. Apparrently that thing has seen some sort of overhaul about 13 years...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-21-2015, 05:36 AM
Replies: 820
Views: 128,802
Posted By marc-s
thanks for the tip. are the chrome barrels found...

thanks for the tip. are the chrome barrels found on all v7 models?
Forum: Old's Cool 05-20-2015, 11:55 PM
Replies: 820
Views: 128,802
Posted By marc-s
yeah, working on that one :D any other...

yeah, working on that one :D

any other things I should look for? From what I can tell it seems to be a four leading shoe front brake version. But maybe that was stock on any 850gt? Don't know all...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-20-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 8,614
Views: 3,523,215
Posted By marc-s
I dig that color scheme! :thumbup

I dig that color scheme! :thumbup
Forum: Old's Cool 05-20-2015, 02:30 PM
Replies: 1,155
Views: 291,558
Posted By marc-s
didn't make it that far on my first ride out this...

didn't make it that far on my first ride out this year. 10m to be precise.. than the throttle cable broke. and parts of the throttle mount (which was not original anyway; good time to source the...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-20-2015, 02:27 PM
Replies: 820
Views: 128,802
Posted By marc-s
Might have not a good but an "ok" deal on Moto...

Might have not a good but an "ok" deal on Moto Guzzi V7 850 California. Don't know anything about the V twin Guzzis... more of a vintage single guy... tips and hints on what to check before buying?...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-18-2015, 07:11 AM
Replies: 3,630
Views: 1,054,652
Posted By marc-s
Are there indeed different versions? My...

Are there indeed different versions? My understanding was that you got a differnt pattern depending on tire size.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-07-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 3,630
Views: 1,054,652
Posted By marc-s
Don't know what style you like, but you can get...

Don't know what style you like, but you can get good coffee in a motorcycle themed bar called "Benzin & Koffein" (http://www.benzinundkoffein.ch/). You get a good view of the city in Zurichs highest...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-07-2015, 08:57 AM
Replies: 28,471
Views: 5,801,391
Posted By marc-s
Currently testriding all big adventure tourers....

Currently testriding all big adventure tourers. The new Super Tenere ist on my list too... is it worth going the extra mile und try to testride a bike with modified ECU, or is it enough to drive the...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-24-2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 1,155
Views: 291,558
Posted By marc-s
She's runing again!...

She's runing again! https://instagram.com/p/12_O-IHSX0/
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-23-2015, 07:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,123
Posted By marc-s
Just to be sure I put in the stock springs and...

Just to be sure I put in the stock springs and like before the rocking motions are almost gone (or at least not a pia anymore). So it was the fact that I just put in progressive springs without...
Forum: Photos 04-17-2015, 07:49 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 37,097
Posted By marc-s
http://public.marcschneider.org/bike/IMG_4551.jpg...

http://public.marcschneider.org/bike/IMG_4551.jpg

http://public.marcschneider.org/bike/DSCF0050.jpg
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-16-2015, 11:43 PM
Replies: 3,630
Views: 1,054,652
Posted By marc-s
I have an XTZ, but it's more or less the same as...

I have an XTZ, but it's more or less the same as the TDM. Even stator output should be the same as it's the same engine. I had similar problems: flat battery that never would charge properly. Reason...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-12-2015, 01:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,123
Posted By marc-s
Bumpy seesaw ride with progressive springs: teach me on fork basics

I drive a 1991 Yamaha XTZ 750 Super Tenere. This bike shares the front fork with some older Triumph Tigers (900?) and may even other bikes. It has a very simple and basic front fork which sucks. As...
Forum: The Garage 04-09-2015, 11:05 AM
Replies: 351
Views: 108,712
Posted By marc-s
https://igcdn-photos-h-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-x...

https://igcdn-photos-h-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-xaf1/t51.2885-15/11116903_1574656732796175_646174031_n.jpg

yummy!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-07-2015, 03:47 AM
Replies: 1,135
Views: 627,804
Posted By marc-s
I got myself cheap ones from ebay... And they did...

I got myself cheap ones from ebay... And they did fit without problems. My guess is that TDM risers would fit too...
Forum: The Garage 04-03-2015, 10:17 AM
Replies: 3,475
Views: 510,483
Posted By marc-s
Not the work of today, but did a complete brake...

Not the work of today, but did a complete brake job on my xtz 750 Super Tenere, put in new progressive springs, installed a bracket to switch the second headlight on and off (with separate relay) and...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-03-2015, 12:34 AM
Replies: 1,135
Views: 627,804
Posted By marc-s
Yes, the S10 is top heavy. But upgrading front...

Yes, the S10 is top heavy. But upgrading front springs and maybe the rear shock should give you an improvement in overall handling on and off road. At least that is what I read everywhere. Put...
Forum: The Garage 03-23-2015, 08:50 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 11,363
Posted By marc-s
Setting it that way is clever. Well done.

Setting it that way is clever. Well done.
Forum: Trip Planning 03-01-2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 16,812
Posted By marc-s
Thanks for your reply. I too would vote against...

Thanks for your reply. I too would vote against private lists... There are other suitable channels for that. And seems indeed didn't see the general list. My bad! on the other hand if you're in an...
Forum: Trip Planning 03-01-2015, 01:27 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 16,812
Posted By marc-s
joined the list too. But let me ask a simple...

joined the list too. But let me ask a simple question: why are there different lists? wouldn't it be more pratical to get help from everyone, no matter where he did initially come from or to which...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-24-2015, 02:22 AM
Replies: 1,155
Views: 291,558
Posted By marc-s
:(

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Forum: Old's Cool 02-01-2015, 01:05 AM
Replies: 17,330
Views: 11,183,966
Posted By marc-s
The main difference between women and...

The main difference between women and motorcycles: sometimes the later are wanted just because they are so damn ugly and thus special.
Forum: The Garage 01-24-2015, 11:11 AM
Replies: 3,475
Views: 510,483
Posted By marc-s
disassembled the starter motors of my honda cb250...

disassembled the starter motors of my honda cb250 super sport engines:

http://photos-e.ak.instagram.com/hphotos-ak-xaf1/t51.2885-15/10932211_507672709372620_196374936_n.jpg

:1drink
Forum: The Garage 01-17-2015, 01:20 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 11,363
Posted By marc-s
It depends on your needs I guess. Range left can...

It depends on your needs I guess. Range left can be handy. I'd prefer that over a visual indication of how empty my tank is. On the other instead of displaying numbers on the lcd you could display a...
Forum: The Garage 01-16-2015, 01:29 AM
Replies: 6,600
Views: 2,980,894
Posted By marc-s
re cleaning tiles: we have a lot of salt in the...

re cleaning tiles: we have a lot of salt in the winter. And tiles get dirty very fast. But with quality tiles that isn't a problem at all. You can clean them with water in no time. Use a squeegee to...
Forum: The Garage 01-15-2015, 11:11 PM
Replies: 6,600
Views: 2,980,894
Posted By marc-s
Whatever tiles you choose be sure to test them...

Whatever tiles you choose be sure to test them when wet before buying. We have special tiles made for garages and workshoo. Nice, easy to clean but slippery as hell when wet. Almost went against the...
Forum: Equipment 01-08-2015, 12:33 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,731
Posted By marc-s
Sir, you're a genius! Why have I never thought of...

Sir, you're a genius! Why have I never thought of that...
Forum: The Garage 01-08-2015, 12:04 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,637
Posted By marc-s
I got myself a cheap crimping ratchet with 4 oder...

I got myself a cheap crimping ratchet with 4 oder 5 different jaws, approx 20 here in Europe. Was the exact same system / quality as my ~100 crimping ratchet (good brand, no no-name stuff). And...
Forum: The Garage 01-07-2015, 11:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,136
Posted By marc-s
At least here in Europe there are several...

At least here in Europe there are several manufactures and hydraulic shops that can and will do custom braided hoses. They offer a variety of connectors with different angles and threads. Maybe you...
Forum: Hacks 01-05-2015, 11:32 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,377
Posted By marc-s
go with the xtz 750, as I already told you a...

go with the xtz 750, as I already told you a bazillion times :D :freaky
Forum: The Garage 12-07-2014, 04:27 AM
Replies: 3,475
Views: 510,483
Posted By marc-s
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/15268705/bike/...

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/15268705/bike/CB250/2014-12-07%2010.03.38.jpg

soda blasting :clap
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