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Forum: Beasts 07-08-2009, 12:11 PM
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Posted By erdferkel850
Cool2 here we go

Hello



HTH

Glückauf and ride safe

Ralf
Forum: Beasts 07-06-2009, 09:19 AM
Replies: 3,322
Views: 933,884
Posted By erdferkel850
Wicked Ah, the reason might be the way you treat the...

Ah, the reason might be the way you treat the bike.
You can't treat a motorbike like a human..... motorbikes need love :lol3

Glückauf and ride safe

Ralf

pig in love
Forum: Beasts 07-04-2009, 07:47 AM
Replies: 3,322
Views: 933,884
Posted By erdferkel850
Thumb tdm build quality

Hi Folks,

I just replaced the clutch cable on my '96 4TX.....
Fascinating, after only 13 years and 106,000km eight of the wires were torn near the lever. 5mins and 35€ later the new cable is in...
Forum: Beasts 06-21-2009, 11:01 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 56,469
Posted By erdferkel850
front end

hi and a speedy recovery to the crash pilot.
I once rode with a friend who had a fzr 100 front end in his mkI/3vd TDM. He used the triple clamps as well, the original tubes are thinner I think.
I...
Forum: Europe 06-21-2009, 05:05 AM
Replies: 902
Views: 79,863
Posted By erdferkel850
Thumb altenberg - dhünn

hi folks,

wow, altenberg is right at my front door. i live in burscheid.
just right now, there ist no time to ride.
:kboom
the xt wants a valve check and oilchange for weeks now and the tdm...
Forum: Beasts 05-19-2009, 12:58 PM
Replies: 3,322
Views: 933,884
Posted By erdferkel850
Yes, yes...no need to shout. now you woke up the...

Yes, yes...no need to shout. now you woke up the german pig. ;)
Personally I'm really too busy riding or working, so the 100.000km went by nearly unnoticed by the forum crowd...^^
But then again,...
Forum: Europe 05-17-2009, 04:25 AM
Replies: 902
Views: 79,863
Posted By erdferkel850
Pissed no day trip for me :(

Hi Joe,

sorry, tuesday I'll be riding my office chair only.....argh..
21.05 and 23.05 are blocked as well... but I will not give up.
Glückauf
Ralf

working horse^Wpig
Forum: Europe 05-10-2009, 12:42 AM
Replies: 902
Views: 79,863
Posted By erdferkel850
So be it. would you prefer a PM or shall I post...

So be it.
would you prefer a PM or shall I post in this thraed so maybe some other members can join us?

Greetings to Berlin as well.

Glückauf
Ralf

flying pig
:freaky
Forum: Europe 05-09-2009, 12:58 PM
Replies: 902
Views: 79,863
Posted By erdferkel850
heheh, as a kraut I've subscribed to this thread...

heheh, as a kraut I've subscribed to this thread ;)
too bad, I'm not going to ride tomorrow. My fiance's mom celebrates her birthday and we'll collect gandpa by car.
Have a nice ride.
Glückauf...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-28-2008, 12:17 PM
Replies: 7,239
Views: 2,436,492
Posted By erdferkel850
Wicked Spam alert

Passed this sign very often, just remembered to take a pic yesterday:

http://i201.photobucket.com/albums/aa217/erdferkel850/winter%20ride%20dec%2008/winterridedec08018.jpg

(hint: a German -...
Forum: Thumpers 12-28-2008, 12:13 PM
Replies: 1,622
Views: 258,232
Posted By erdferkel850
Yesterday I took the XT around in the Bergisches...

Yesterday I took the XT around in the Bergisches Land a bit.... the TDM did not want to start. The Batt failed after 100.140km and 12 years :huh....
...
Forum: Beasts 12-24-2008, 04:07 AM
Replies: 3,322
Views: 933,884
Posted By erdferkel850
Thumb congratulations

and all the best for you two!
Live long and happily together.....

Glückauf
Ralf
pig that has found its girl as well....
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2008, 10:13 AM
Replies: 1,622
Views: 258,232
Posted By erdferkel850
Thumb short but important trip

Hello,

my old XT helped me keep a promise....

http://www.carpe-tdm.net/ipb/index.php?s=&showtopic=3877&view=findpost&p=106592


sorry, no pictures, only incoherent ramblings ;)

Glückauf
Forum: Beasts 12-13-2008, 03:12 AM
Replies: 3,322
Views: 933,884
Posted By erdferkel850
Bluhduh long time - no write/no ride....

Hi there,

just a few lines from Germany.
I completed the 100.000 km on my Dicke a few day ago. Just took her out for a 50km ride around the block to charge the batt. It stood since the TÜV...
Forum: Beasts 08-13-2008, 12:24 PM
Replies: 3,322
Views: 933,884
Posted By erdferkel850
New Place to Live

Burscheid, Bergisches Land, Germany

Relocation nearly complete.

Hello friends,

soon I will resume my usual muddy presence in this wonderful forum.
My relocation to a place closer to work...
Forum: Beasts 05-31-2008, 02:18 AM
Replies: 3,322
Views: 933,884
Posted By erdferkel850
hello, this is the bike of the user...

hello,

this is the bike of the user "yam-profiler" in the german tdm forum.
AFAIK the wheels, brakes and fork are from a super ten. exhaust is a bsm future (stainless steel), engine crash bars i...
Forum: Beasts 04-30-2008, 02:51 AM
Replies: 1,059
Views: 553,222
Posted By erdferkel850
hmm, look like the BMW 1150GS handguards. Just...

hmm, look like the BMW 1150GS handguards. Just like I have fitted on my TDM.

Hi Peke, thanks for the links on the thumper thread ;)

Glückauf
Ralf
Forum: Beasts 04-28-2008, 04:50 AM
Replies: 3,322
Views: 933,884
Posted By erdferkel850
nice! I just took a 150km ride to run in the...

nice!
I just took a 150km ride to run in the new tourance and the new brake on the XT. Nothing spectacular, only the ususal "no front brake" experience on the first kms was interesting ;)
Did not...
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2008, 09:05 AM
Replies: 1,622
Views: 258,232
Posted By erdferkel850
Still in the garage, praparing for the future...

Still in the garage, praparing for the future rides.
Installes a new front brake disk and new pads, the almighty TÜV disliked the old one.....
And added a set of Tourances for good measure.
...
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2008, 03:50 AM
Replies: 3,015
Views: 841,445
Posted By erdferkel850
a little bit of nostalgia

Rummaging in the cellar, I found this:
http://i201.photobucket.com/albums/aa217/erdferkel850/PBtenere051293.jpg

My 660 Tenere. Sold her to buy the TDM in 1996. Had her for 55,000km. Engine...
Forum: Europe 04-20-2008, 03:39 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,998
Posted By erdferkel850
Hi Jamie Z

Sorry, I can't add much help with the paperwork, but I just want to say "welcome to Germany, enjoy your time here".
I'll keep my fingers crossed that you will be accepted and have a good time here....
Forum: Europe 04-20-2008, 03:34 AM
Replies: 902
Views: 79,863
Posted By erdferkel850
Wink another Kraut

...here.

Hello, just wanted to sign in as well.
I'm currently located in the Ruhrgebiet near Dortmund and Bochum but I'm going to move into the Bergisches Land region, since I found a job in St....
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-17-2008, 08:30 AM
Replies: 2,060
Views: 556,465
Posted By erdferkel850
Thumb Summer 2007

Riding with friends in Swabia, Germany. It was the German TDM-forum meeting.

http://i201.photobucket.com/albums/aa217/erdferkel850/MT07031.jpg

Glückauf
Ralf
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2008, 08:28 AM
Replies: 1,622
Views: 258,232
Posted By erdferkel850
Talking spring clean

"ye olde XT" took a shower. she still needs a new set of rim protectors and the summer may come...

http://i201.photobucket.com/albums/aa217/erdferkel850/DSC00106.jpg

Yes, i know, it's a bad...
Forum: Australia 04-06-2008, 03:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,618
Posted By erdferkel850
Hello, yes, masterbrewer takes his TDM off...

Hello,

yes, masterbrewer takes his TDM off road a lot. His ride reports here and on carpe-tdm.net changed my status from lurker to participant on this forum.
AJ from singapore gets his 900 dirty...
Forum: Beasts 04-05-2008, 12:36 PM
Replies: 3,322
Views: 933,884
Posted By erdferkel850
Hello, ah, but then again I'm notorious...

Hello,


ah, but then again I'm notorious for bike porn with a sense of humour :evil

AJ, great off road riding, I am tempted to post a link in the German forum, just to show the people there...
Forum: Beasts 04-04-2008, 12:56 PM
Replies: 3,322
Views: 933,884
Posted By erdferkel850
Hmmmm, what about an led light running from...

Hmmmm,

what about an led light running from left to right and back.
Instant Cylon mothership :rofl
Or like the KITT car in this TV series of the eighites...would like to see the look on the face...
Forum: Beasts 04-03-2008, 02:29 AM
Replies: 3,322
Views: 933,884
Posted By erdferkel850
Thumb Nice Boxes

Hi twinrider,

this is quite a roomy solution, considering that you still are able too filter through the lanes.
Looks like you can carry most of the household with you now. :rofl

But I saw it...
Forum: Beasts 04-02-2008, 07:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,254
Posted By erdferkel850
Eh? Pr2

Hello,

interesting discussion. I was tempted to mount the PR 2 as well, but I was told that they are even grippier than the Z6, thus might last less.

My next try will be the Conti Road Attack....
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2008, 04:43 AM
Replies: 3,015
Views: 841,445
Posted By erdferkel850
Thumb Thank you

... for the friendly welcome.

Really great pics of thumpers of all kinds....sent me dreaming and drooling...

Just love the TEN, peke, and the vid was great. Did you change the complete engine,...
Forum: Beasts 04-02-2008, 04:37 AM
Replies: 3,322
Views: 933,884
Posted By erdferkel850
Laugh Ah, indeed....but then again I have pigs trotters...

Ah, indeed....but then again I have pigs trotters :D and glove size 4XL or 13...



Even thinking about riding off road is 'verboten' in most of the parts of germany. I stopped my off-road...
Forum: Beasts 04-01-2008, 11:51 AM
Replies: 3,322
Views: 933,884
Posted By erdferkel850
Talking Belly Pan

Hi dicky1,

the belly pan is OEM yamaha, on the first TDM 850 MKI <1996.
Although it does look quite durable, I chose it more because of optical resasons. (So the parts of the downpipes I could...
Forum: Beasts 04-01-2008, 09:39 AM
Replies: 3,322
Views: 933,884
Posted By erdferkel850
Wicked That's an easy one

I just used Autosol chrome polish with a cotton cloth to get rid of the grime and the few superficial scratches. (bought it used from an MKI owner) Then finish with nevr dull. Just plain old ellbow...
Forum: Beasts 04-01-2008, 09:20 AM
Replies: 3,322
Views: 933,884
Posted By erdferkel850
Well, after Masterbrewer lured me....

... with his RR, I might as well sign in in the official TDM thread.

Might I introduce my "Dicke":

http://i201.photobucket.com/albums/aa217/erdferkel850/frhjarsputz016.jpg

The carpe bunch...
Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2008, 09:15 AM
Replies: 3,015
Views: 841,445
Posted By erdferkel850
Question Should I post one as well?

Hello,

well, I'm a noob on this forum, and living in germany, where anything is verboten makes me wonder, if I'm worthy to show the 1994 XT600E my dad gave to me one month prior to his death in...
Forum: Beasts 04-01-2008, 09:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,310
Posted By erdferkel850
Hello, oil consuption on the 5-valvers...

Hello,

oil consuption on the 5-valvers varies from use as well.
On the Autobahn my 1996 TDM uses more, up to 0,5litres per 1000km, if I use normal roads it is only about 1 litre per 6000km.
The...
Forum: Beasts 04-01-2008, 08:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,254
Posted By erdferkel850
Hello, I changed to Z6 after two sets of the...

Hello,

I changed to Z6 after two sets of the Michelin Pilot Road I on my 1996.
The Z6 make handling easier, some call it nervous, but I like it. Grip is great, even in wet conditions.
For me the...
Forum: Ride reports 03-10-2008, 01:41 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,096
Posted By erdferkel850
Laugh Braumeister, Du bringst mich noch um...

Masterbrewer, you're killing me.

Luring me from the calm waters of the carpe-tdm forum with pictures and then closing in for the kill with the usual ride report that makes my eyes water. :clap...
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