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Forum: Europe 07-03-2010, 08:13 AM
Replies: 840
Views: 189,091
Posted By Uriel
Sadly, present circumstances mean I'm going to...

Sadly, present circumstances mean I'm going to have to sell my beloved GS.

2008 model - 5800 miles - full BMW service history (is due its 2 year service, but will have it done before its sold) - 6...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-04-2009, 06:28 AM
Replies: 7,857
Views: 2,629,675
Posted By Uriel
From a recent trip round Scotland: ...

From a recent trip round Scotland:

http://tonymather.smugmug.com/photos/595356233_qpKp6-XL.jpg

http://tonymather.smugmug.com/photos/595363090_47RQJ-XL.jpg
...
Forum: Racing 03-01-2009, 05:39 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,288
Posted By Uriel
*link removed* All the motorsport you could...

*link removed*
All the motorsport you could ever want!
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-13-2009, 02:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,510
Posted By Uriel
6'6" and about 260lb + gear!. Comfort is...

6'6" and about 260lb + gear!.

Comfort is fine for me, but then I've never experienced the comfort of a faired bike. I'm fine with the stock screen as far as height goes because my entire head is...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-05-2009, 01:58 AM
Replies: 7,857
Views: 2,629,675
Posted By Uriel
See my post on the previous page...

See my post on the previous page...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-04-2009, 01:12 AM
Replies: 7,857
Views: 2,629,675
Posted By Uriel
The way I've always heard it, in the UK at least,...

The way I've always heard it, in the UK at least, is to prevent the theft scenario that you've laid out, but only really if you have something crazily rare/expensive that's going to be stolen to...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-15-2009, 12:41 PM
Replies: 7,857
Views: 2,629,675
Posted By Uriel
:shog Shucks, thanks guys. Here's one from the...

:shog Shucks, thanks guys. Here's one from the same trail and one from Glen Coe (way too heavy on the old photoshop though, but the original came out hazy and washed out).
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-14-2009, 11:51 PM
Replies: 7,857
Views: 2,629,675
Posted By Uriel
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3341/3194191314_488...

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3341/3194191314_488d8519e1_o.jpg
Forum: Europe 12-30-2008, 08:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 587
Posted By Uriel
Ideas for a trip through Europe in March?

I've got a couple of weeks booked off next March and am looking to get a decent trip out of it. I live in Newcastle and have just bought a couple of ferry tickets, one sailing Dover to Calais at 10am...
Forum: Equipment 12-28-2008, 05:37 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 20,555
Posted By Uriel
I have a Khyam Biker that I find perfect. I...

I have a Khyam Biker that I find perfect.

I looked into the idea of the self-erecting tents, but the ones I found all collapsed into a large flat circle that would be hell to try and stow on the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-21-2008, 10:14 AM
Replies: 977
Views: 165,702
Posted By Uriel
I believe they did try and do part of China on...

I believe they did try and do part of China on LWR, but they couldn't get the paperwork/permits etc they would need for filming.
Forum: Equipment 12-02-2008, 04:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 715
Posted By Uriel
I ride with UE10s from Ultimate Ears. Can't...

I ride with UE10s from Ultimate Ears. Can't fault the earphones or the service I got from them.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-16-2008, 02:51 PM
Replies: 977
Views: 165,702
Posted By Uriel
I wasn't a fan of By Any Means at all. I'm a...

I wasn't a fan of By Any Means at all.

I'm a huge fan of LWR and the 10 episode version of LWD (liked the short version, but it was nowhere near as good as the extended on, which I think may have...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-10-2008, 03:48 PM
Replies: 7,857
Views: 2,629,675
Posted By Uriel
From my trip to the highlands of Scotland and...

From my trip to the highlands of Scotland and Skye last week.

http://i38.tinypic.com/b84t43.jpg

http://i34.tinypic.com/2llemaf.jpg

http://i36.tinypic.com/5chyee.jpg
Forum: Europe 10-10-2008, 12:47 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 5,548
Posted By Uriel
I'd be up for something.

I'd be up for something.
Forum: Racing 10-05-2008, 05:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,094
Posted By Uriel
Interview with Casey Stoner said: Q Can you...

Interview with Casey Stoner said:

Q Can you talk a little bit about your dirt-track background? You raced dirt-track in Australia, right?


A There's not a lot to say. I raced dirt-track from...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-02-2008, 01:51 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,778
Posted By Uriel
I believe it was 270 and he said if he hadn't...

I believe it was 270 and he said if he hadn't picked up the pace at the end to beat the others, he reckons he could have gotten 300 from it.
Forum: Equipment 09-30-2008, 12:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,698
Posted By Uriel
Is it true that the Cayenne Pro range stops at...

Is it true that the Cayenne Pro range stops at XYL?

I bought the CP jacket and pants at the weekend, but they had none in stock, so I'm waiting for them to arrive. They guy sized me up with...
Forum: Equipment 09-10-2008, 03:05 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 48,397
Posted By Uriel
Damn, I really want one of these, but they won't...

Damn, I really want one of these, but they won't sell outside the US. :(:

Does anyone know if they're availble from a distributor or someone that would ship to the UK?
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-30-2008, 03:44 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,324
Posted By Uriel
I do this for every gear change and have covered...

I do this for every gear change and have covered about 1200 miles so far without a single stall.
Forum: Vendors 08-29-2008, 01:04 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 29,319
Posted By Uriel
Mine just arrived this morning...less than a week...

Mine just arrived this morning...less than a week to cross the Atlantic, impressive.

I've just tried these things out and they work amazingly! I can't believe that TT haven't copied these and...
Forum: Road warriors 08-17-2008, 04:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,205
Posted By Uriel
MCN say there will definitely be a 1100 Monster...

MCN say there will definitely be a 1100 Monster based on the 696. And the Ducati head honcho has posted on his blog asking the public whether they'd be interested in a naked 1098 which would be...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-17-2008, 12:38 AM
Replies: 7,857
Views: 2,629,675
Posted By Uriel
A quick post to keep this thread ticking over...

A quick post to keep this thread ticking over until the US bikes start arriving :)

http://www.n00dles.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk/moor.jpg
http://www.n00dles.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk/moor2.jpg...
Forum: Beasts 08-16-2008, 09:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,042
Posted By Uriel
The Ducati Strada Aperta. Can't wait to see it.

The Ducati Strada Aperta. Can't wait to see it.
Forum: Europe 08-14-2008, 04:38 AM
Replies: 779
Views: 28,819
Posted By Uriel
Thanks, I assumed there would be space on...

Thanks,

I assumed there would be space on that ride since there was a note saying it may be cancelled because not enough people had shown an interest?

I figured as much regarding the tyres,...
Forum: Europe 08-13-2008, 02:17 PM
Replies: 779
Views: 28,819
Posted By Uriel
Would this be possible on an 800GS shod with...

Would this be possible on an 800GS shod with Battle Wings?
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-08-2008, 11:07 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 9,763
Posted By Uriel
Actually, there was something I picked up on when...

Actually, there was something I picked up on when the guy was giving me the invoice. He said something along the lines of "Your contribution for the service is 40". It sounded as though I wasnt'...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-08-2008, 10:10 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 9,763
Posted By Uriel
Picked it up tonight and it turns out they only...

Picked it up tonight and it turns out they only charged 40.63, which was a pleasant surprise.

I mentioned the clonking forks when I dropped it off and they said they've checked everything over...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-07-2008, 11:41 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 9,763
Posted By Uriel
Just dropped it off tonight and they said 59.80....

Just dropped it off tonight and they said 59.80. That's Cooper Mill Sunderland.
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-06-2008, 02:36 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 9,763
Posted By Uriel
I don't know what the service is going to cost...

I don't know what the service is going to cost yet...my dealer has a habit of hiding the costs of things (including the bike itself!) until the very last minute...not exactly confidence inspiring. ...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-05-2008, 02:18 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 9,763
Posted By Uriel
There is quite a discussion on UKGSers.com about...

There is quite a discussion on UKGSers.com about clonking forks. It has been suggested on there that it could be the head bearings. IIRC someone just posted to say that they needed to have theirs...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-04-2008, 10:47 AM
Replies: 7,626
Views: 1,373,785
Posted By Uriel
For comparison the TT standard 29/35l Zegas: ...

For comparison the TT standard 29/35l Zegas:

http://www.advrider.pl/foty/CTM/np1.jpg
http://www.n00dles.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk/pannier.jpg
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-03-2008, 10:32 AM
Replies: 7,626
Views: 1,373,785
Posted By Uriel
I think the way to look at it is that the 800GS...

I think the way to look at it is that the 800GS is the Adventure model of the 650GS (twin). Though if you want to farkle even more, then there are plenty of people - Touratech, SW Motech, Hepco...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-03-2008, 08:04 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,518
Posted By Uriel
It's a bit rubbish though when all the threads...

It's a bit rubbish though when all the threads are merged into one gigantic thread. You get the situation like we've just had where people are discussing one topic (in this instance oil) and other...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-02-2008, 03:33 AM
Replies: 7,857
Views: 2,629,675
Posted By Uriel
http://www.n00dles.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk/IMG_2226.j...

http://www.n00dles.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk/IMG_2226.jpg

:D
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-01-2008, 02:00 PM
Replies: 7,626
Views: 1,373,785
Posted By Uriel
Yeah, it was me that was told 20w-50 by my...

Yeah, it was me that was told 20w-50 by my dealer. That was as I collected the bike though and maybe that was for the running in period or first couple of thousand miles because I've just checked...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-18-2008, 01:58 PM
Replies: 7,626
Views: 1,373,785
Posted By Uriel
Got a call from my dealer today. My 800 will be...

Got a call from my dealer today. My 800 will be ready to collect on Wednesday!! Gives me a few days to bolt on the massive pile of TT stuff I have sitting here and then set off at the weekend to...
Forum: Beasts 07-18-2008, 01:49 PM
Replies: 21,888
Views: 6,424,292
Posted By Uriel
http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b21/y2blade/bike...

http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b21/y2blade/bike%20pics/06822.jpg


:raabia
Forum: Beasts 07-02-2008, 12:06 AM
Replies: 21,888
Views: 6,424,292
Posted By Uriel
If you have the cash: ...

If you have the cash:

http://jvb-moto.com/rocknroll/?page_id=37

or

http://jvb-moto.com/rocknroll/?page_id=38
Forum: Equipment 06-26-2008, 03:03 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,912
Posted By Uriel
I've been thinking about ordering one of these. ...

I've been thinking about ordering one of these. I think it's a great idea to have somewhere dry for maintenance, more storage space (I like the idea of being able to hang gear from the bike), less...
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