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Forum: Africa & Mid East 10-29-2013, 10:56 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 22,519
Posted By whyldcyde
Hey Vicks! Welcome back from your vacation! ...

Hey Vicks!

Welcome back from your vacation! Did you decide yet on the KTM or the Berg! Can't blame you for lusting over the blue and gold. That's a fantastic looking machine dressed in Ralleye...
Forum: Thumpers 08-08-2013, 10:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,821
Posted By whyldcyde
Go for the 200

Here's my .02. I read all the forums and went straight for the 300 xc-w. BIG Mistake. NOT because of the bike but because of my rookie riding skills. The 300 absolutely wore me out. It was too...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-30-2012, 08:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 613
Posted By whyldcyde
Thanks Vagueout, I gave it a good run...

Thanks Vagueout,

I gave it a good run tonight, thinking that maybe the battery needed a plus up from sitting a while but to no avail. The light is still on. I've done some hard braking to see if...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-29-2012, 09:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 613
Posted By whyldcyde
2005-1150GS: Two problemos...

I've got two questions for those technical wizards out there. Thanks in advance for your help!

Background:


1 ea. 2005 1150GS
Recent (within 2 months) dealer serviced brake fluid, oil w/...
Forum: Africa & Mid East 09-17-2012, 09:46 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 22,519
Posted By whyldcyde
Thanks Vicks and Snowman. I may have to try your...

Thanks Vicks and Snowman. I may have to try your route up to Khasab and check it out. The place looks amazing and the weather is getting good....

Cheers!
Forum: Africa & Mid East 09-08-2012, 05:24 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 22,519
Posted By whyldcyde
Oman route still open??

Hi Everybody,

Fellow Dubai rider here (1150GS). I was wondering what options there are for completing the route shown below. Is it doable or will a rider get turned back by military checkpoints...
Forum: Thumpers 02-08-2012, 05:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,932
Posted By whyldcyde
Great Job! Bike looks sweeet!!!:clap

Great Job! Bike looks sweeet!!!:clap
Forum: Africa & Mid East 02-03-2012, 12:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,659
Posted By whyldcyde
Good BMW Mechanic in UAE???

Can anybody recommend a good BMW motorcycle service garage in the UAE that does quality work. I've heard that mechanics in the UAE will do more damage than repair to keep you coming back for...
Forum: Thumpers 11-03-2011, 09:41 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 18,704
Posted By whyldcyde
Great info Big D...Thanks for your input. Your ...

Great info Big D...Thanks for your input. Your bike looks fantastic! It looks like a pure joy to ride! The mods you have done should have sorted it out nicely! Ahhhh......Decisions...
Forum: Thumpers 11-02-2011, 10:47 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 33,312
Posted By whyldcyde
If one can ride a KLR or BMW single around the...

If one can ride a KLR or BMW single around the world, the Wrr should be an uptick.[/QUOTE]

It's really got me thinking hard now....smaller, lighter, FI, 6th gear and then throw on some additional...
Forum: Thumpers 11-02-2011, 10:41 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 18,704
Posted By whyldcyde
Hey Big D...Great looking bike! Do you have any...

Hey Big D...Great looking bike! Do you have any more pics. I'm really interested in ditching the bigger bikes and going to a smaller (easier handling = MORE FUN) bike. Do you think the bike...
Forum: Thumpers 11-02-2011, 10:16 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 33,312
Posted By whyldcyde
Adventurized

So what was the final conclusion. Does this bike with some mods make for a good adventure. I'm starting to lean to smaller more agile bikes as an adventure machine. Has anybody read of anybody...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-08-2011, 01:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 734
Posted By whyldcyde
Need a little help: 2005 1150 GS???

[Turning to the collective intellect of the masses. Can somebody please confirm if BMW made the 1150 GS (not GSA) in 2005? I'm in the middle east and I'm looking at a cherry 1150 GS but I thought...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-19-2011, 09:39 AM
Replies: 1,295
Views: 246,790
Posted By whyldcyde
ZegaPro Pannier Syst BMW R11xxGS SS racks 38L,...

ZegaPro Pannier Syst BMW R11xxGS SS racks 38L, 45L Silver-Anodized cases

The previous owner had them installed on the bike. <small>
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Forum: GS Boxers 09-18-2011, 06:08 AM
Replies: 1,295
Views: 246,790
Posted By whyldcyde
Here she is!

A nice ride around Rainier before the rain!



http://i618.photobucket.com/albums/tt267/whyldcyde/IMG_0184.jpg

http://i618.photobucket.com/albums/tt267/whyldcyde/IMG_0182.jpg
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Forum: Thumpers 12-29-2010, 08:33 AM
Replies: 2,075
Views: 638,572
Posted By whyldcyde
Did you get the mounting bracket from Eric...

Did you get the mounting bracket from Eric "Hot-Rod Welding" to go along with it? Please post some pics once it's complete! I can't wait to see it:clap
Forum: Ride reports 12-21-2010, 08:48 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,872
Posted By whyldcyde
Wow!:eek1 That was one long trip! Glad to see...

Wow!:eek1 That was one long trip! Glad to see he made it home safely:clap
Forum: Ride reports 12-21-2010, 07:19 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,872
Posted By whyldcyde
Still with us?

Weird but I was reading this and come to the end and realized it's been a year since I last asked.......Has anybody heard anymore? How all is well! :ear
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2010, 04:17 AM
Replies: 2,075
Views: 638,572
Posted By whyldcyde
Thanks again! I'll be in line for the mounting...

Thanks again! I'll be in line for the mounting frame once Erick gets them fabricated - Looks to be the perfect set up and ties in nicely with the lines of the "X". I can't wait!:freaky:clap
Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2010, 09:30 PM
Replies: 2,075
Views: 638,572
Posted By whyldcyde
http://img408.imageshack.us/img408/9279/bmwxchalla...

http://img408.imageshack.us/img408/9279/bmwxchallange01.jpg


Is this a one-off rally fairing or is it a production item that can be purchased? Much appreciated if somebody can point me in the...
Forum: Vendors 12-19-2010, 06:43 AM
Replies: 467
Views: 128,117
Posted By whyldcyde
Hi Erik, Thanks for the quick response! ...

Hi Erik,

Thanks for the quick response! Sent a PM.
Forum: Vendors 12-18-2010, 10:22 AM
Replies: 467
Views: 128,117
Posted By whyldcyde
Larger Xtank?

Hi Erik,

Just wondering if you will build and ship the larger tank, like the one that was built for Walter? The ability to have 9.5 liters would be ideal!

Thanks in advance
M.
Forum: Ride reports 12-07-2010, 01:43 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,661
Posted By whyldcyde
Great Video

Thanks gents for producing a fantastic video! The scenes from central Russia and all of Mongolia were amazing. I hope to be riding in your tracks one day!

Cheers!:beer
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-06-2010, 09:25 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,875
Posted By whyldcyde
P.p.s - a.s.s

You must have learned your high moral standards from all those years living in Afghanistan working with the A.S.S....Good to see you running strong back in the Northwest! :bert

Sorry in advance...
Forum: Ride reports 12-06-2010, 09:12 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 92,183
Posted By whyldcyde
Fantastic!!!!

Exactly what I've been looking for. Great information on the prep and gear; you have covered a lot of bases. Thanks for sharing!:clap I guess it's another wasted work week for me reading RR's...
Forum: Ride reports 11-28-2010, 10:24 AM
Replies: 1,837
Views: 1,296,334
Posted By whyldcyde
HP2 Enduro???

Hi Walter.

Truly a fantastic RR. It has been several days of quality entertainment starting from the very first pic of the fine Russian war ship.

My question is this. Did you ever consider...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-13-2010, 06:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,115
Posted By whyldcyde
Thanks again for all the input. You guys are a...

Thanks again for all the input. You guys are a wealth of knowledge and I appreciate the effort to write in. Cheers!
Forum: GS Boxers 11-12-2010, 09:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,115
Posted By whyldcyde
Thanks again for your timely remarks. This place...

Thanks again for your timely remarks. This place is amazing! Any comment on the enduro transmission on the 03' would be great. Thanks in advance!
Forum: GS Boxers 11-12-2010, 08:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,115
Posted By whyldcyde
Enduro Trans

Did the 03" come with the enduro transmission? Or was it an option?
Forum: GS Boxers 11-12-2010, 07:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,115
Posted By whyldcyde
Do you guys think its worth waiting for the...

Do you guys think its worth waiting for the dual-spark ignition???
Forum: GS Boxers 11-12-2010, 06:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,115
Posted By whyldcyde
Thanks gents. So nothing new on: Frame: ...

Thanks gents. So nothing new on:
Frame:
Ignition:
Transmission gearing
HP
ft. lbs?

Thanks again for the comments:clap. Much appreciated!
Forum: GS Boxers 11-12-2010, 05:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,115
Posted By whyldcyde
'03, 04' and 05 1150 GSA differences

I'm going to lay it out here and hopefully I don't get flamed too much for this. So here it goes! I apologize in advance if this topic has been discussed ad nauseam but I have to put this issue to...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-16-2010, 10:15 AM
Replies: 1,323
Views: 431,152
Posted By whyldcyde
Great pic

I love these bikes....The quest to find one is on!
Forum: GS Boxers 10-16-2010, 10:08 AM
Replies: 1,295
Views: 246,790
Posted By whyldcyde
I'm in!!!!

PM SENT
Forum: GS Boxers 10-06-2010, 10:06 AM
Replies: 1,323
Views: 431,152
Posted By whyldcyde
Brilliant picture!

Would love to see the route you took. Thanks for sharing the great pics!

http://i55.tinypic.com/11icqx0.jpg






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Forum: Ride reports 12-10-2009, 09:52 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,872
Posted By whyldcyde
This is a great thread. Anybody know why it...

This is a great thread. Anybody know why it ended so abruptly. Hopefully he is still traveling safely.
Forum: Thumpers 11-07-2009, 08:51 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,503
Posted By whyldcyde
KTM 300XC-W(e)

I thought I'd throw my $.02 in. I've been riding this around the hills in WA and it seems to handle just about anything you can throw at it. ...
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