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Forum: Ride reports 03-10-2014, 05:12 AM
Replies: 347
Views: 75,958
Posted By ar1814
Amazing thread ! Just keep on updating

Amazing thread ! Just keep on updating
Forum: Thumpers 02-28-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 4,021
Views: 463,625
Posted By ar1814
Except if your spoked wheels are like the new...

Except if your spoked wheels are like the new ones from BMW which are like gummi bears. Them the cast wheels are stronger...
Forum: Thumpers 02-28-2014, 12:51 AM
Replies: 4,021
Views: 463,625
Posted By ar1814
Damn this black scheme sure look nice ! Excellent...

Damn this black scheme sure look nice ! Excellent choice :clap
Forum: Thumpers 02-19-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 15,367
Views: 1,788,499
Posted By ar1814
That's right, I have the three at home. They...

That's right, I have the three at home. They changed the foam and plastic housing in 2004 too, the new ones are harder and slippier...
Forum: Thumpers 02-10-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 15,367
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Posted By ar1814
The SuMo wheels are on the vehicle permit :clap

The SuMo wheels are on the vehicle permit :clap
Forum: Thumpers 02-10-2014, 04:38 AM
Replies: 15,367
Views: 1,788,499
Posted By ar1814
Here is my (new to me) Dakar 2004. She had a nice...

Here is my (new to me) Dakar 2004. She had a nice pair of SuMo wheels fitted by the PO, that means I can have the best of both worlds, depending on my needs (actually I'll fit a pair of commuter...
Forum: Thumpers 12-29-2013, 08:14 AM
Replies: 15,367
Views: 1,788,499
Posted By ar1814
And smaller fuel tank, something that I've never...

And smaller fuel tank, something that I've never understood...
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2013, 03:19 AM
Replies: 15,367
Views: 1,788,499
Posted By ar1814
Hello everyone ! Last month I broke my...

Hello everyone !

Last month I broke my headlight assembly and had to buy a new one.

The problem is, that I now have to remount it correctly. My problem is simple but quite hard to explain...
Forum: Thumpers 12-17-2013, 04:55 AM
Replies: 4,021
Views: 463,625
Posted By ar1814
I'd use Contis Trail Attack 2, the y are pretty...

I'd use Contis Trail Attack 2, the y are pretty much the same as a street tire
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2013, 07:44 AM
Replies: 15,367
Views: 1,788,499
Posted By ar1814
Hey there, I managed to get a used Remus for...

Hey there,

I managed to get a used Remus for about 100$, but it looks like it's been cut... have a look :

http://img4.imageshack.us/img4/6500/kf7y.jpg
...
Forum: Thumpers 11-28-2013, 10:11 AM
Replies: 1,703
Views: 506,771
Posted By ar1814
Wunderlich Ergo, shortest of the two heights if I...

Wunderlich Ergo, shortest of the two heights if I remember correctly
Forum: Thumpers 11-27-2013, 12:39 PM
Replies: 1,703
Views: 506,771
Posted By ar1814
Hère si mine : ...

Hère si mine :

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-Fvd65vpFzAY/UpC4n0YI9cI/AAAAAAAAExw/_f_aMW_Ok-o/w1293-h862-no/IMG_2891.jpg
...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 10-20-2013, 10:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,371
Posted By ar1814
I use an Oregon 300, it's cheap used and you can...

I use an Oregon 300, it's cheap used and you can put both topo and road maps.

You prepare your routes on Base Camp on your computer and you can then send them on your GPS.
Forum: Thumpers 10-03-2013, 01:28 AM
Replies: 15,367
Views: 1,788,499
Posted By ar1814
So it works with just a universal mounting kit....

So it works with just a universal mounting kit. Perfect, I'll order a pair of Acerbis Multiplo soon :-)
Forum: Thumpers 09-28-2013, 11:53 PM
Replies: 15,367
Views: 1,788,499
Posted By ar1814
Hello everyone, I have a 2004 non-Dakar (2...

Hello everyone,

I have a 2004 non-Dakar (2 spark) with stock handlebar and heated grips.
I'd like to change the stock handguards for something beefier like Barkbusters or Acerbis Multiplo to have...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-08-2013, 03:32 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 12,565
Posted By ar1814
22 and had my GS for 2 years now :-)

22 and had my GS for 2 years now :-)
Forum: Equipment 03-30-2013, 12:12 PM
Replies: 580
Views: 91,753
Posted By ar1814
Well actually you can't compare a pressure suit...

Well actually you can't compare a pressure suit with this small piece of chest protection. The one in the Badlands is very confortable and is a nice touch and certainly an other good point for this...
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2013, 12:11 AM
Replies: 7,017
Views: 916,365
Posted By ar1814
Heidenau K60 (60/40) or TKC-80 (50/50). Maybe the...

Heidenau K60 (60/40) or TKC-80 (50/50). Maybe the new Karoo III, but hard to tell because it's not available yet.
Forum: Equipment 03-04-2013, 11:12 PM
Replies: 580
Views: 91,753
Posted By ar1814
My collar is fine, it's great in the current...

My collar is fine, it's great in the current weather (sub-freezing, around 0 Celsius) here in Central Europe.
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2013, 03:22 AM
Replies: 1,785
Views: 840,198
Posted By ar1814
Is that the stock seat or some custom from...

Is that the stock seat or some custom from Touratech ?
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 02-26-2013, 09:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,333
Posted By ar1814
Orux Maps is pretty darn good

Orux Maps is pretty darn good
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2013, 09:55 AM
Replies: 4,021
Views: 463,625
Posted By ar1814
It's called a possum scraper (there should be an...

It's called a possum scraper (there should be an official name, but that's how everybody's calling it) :D

You can remove it, no problem at all. It's gonna break and fly away if you ride offroad...
Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2013, 08:43 AM
Replies: 7,017
Views: 916,365
Posted By ar1814
Same here, my "old" 2-Spark GS gets around 65...

Same here, my "old" 2-Spark GS gets around 65 mpg, less than what the two above are getting with their Sertao
Forum: Equipment 02-22-2013, 06:12 AM
Replies: 580
Views: 91,753
Posted By ar1814
Glad to hear you're OK and glad to hear that the...

Glad to hear you're OK and glad to hear that the Latitude protected you and survived so well. I haven't had to try (and hopefully never will) the abrasion resistance of mine.

Thanks for the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2013, 01:59 AM
Replies: 4,021
Views: 463,625
Posted By ar1814
Regular G650GS, so front 19'' and pretty hard to...

Regular G650GS, so front 19'' and pretty hard to find real knobbies. It all depends on what terrain you're riding in.

For a good compromise, the Heidenau K60 Scout or Mitas E-07 are pretty hard to...
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2013, 12:33 PM
Replies: 1,785
Views: 840,198
Posted By ar1814
FYI, the MT-21 do exist in 130/90 17. Should be...

FYI, the MT-21 do exist in 130/90 17. Should be no problem to mount them on a rear stock Tenere ;-)
Forum: Thumpers 01-23-2013, 11:37 PM
Replies: 7,017
Views: 916,365
Posted By ar1814
Honda Crosstourer 1200 ...

Honda Crosstourer 1200

http://news.moto-journal.fr/wp-content/gallery/honda-cross-tourer-1200-2012/honda-cross-tourer-1200-2012-9.jpg
Forum: Equipment 01-23-2013, 09:00 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,021
Posted By ar1814
Klim Adventure Rally 2013 or Stalder Evo,...

Klim Adventure Rally 2013 or Stalder Evo, depending on what environment you ride in and how high you value waterproofness built in one single suit or two.
Forum: Equipment 01-08-2013, 01:10 PM
Replies: 580
Views: 91,753
Posted By ar1814
I'm riding my Latitude (old style) for about 4...

I'm riding my Latitude (old style) for about 4 months now. Everything's still fine. Haven't tried it in hot weather (above 20 C) but until -5 C, I can ride with only a technical shirt under it even...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-08-2012, 12:57 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,747
Posted By ar1814
http://vimeo.com/49113546 :lol3

http://vimeo.com/49113546

:lol3
Forum: Thumpers 12-06-2012, 01:57 AM
Replies: 15,367
Views: 1,788,499
Posted By ar1814
I think that with the Barkbusters or the TT hand...

I think that with the Barkbusters or the TT hand guards, you have to put risers, because of the dashboard/screen getting in the way.
Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2012, 01:39 PM
Replies: 15,367
Views: 1,788,499
Posted By ar1814
Correct, last time I blew one of my indicators up...

Correct, last time I blew one of my indicators up : no more tail light, dashboard (speedo and rev meter...) and no more indicators...

Since then, I'm always carrying a couple spare fuses, still a...
Forum: Thumpers 11-28-2012, 03:58 AM
Replies: 706
Views: 197,029
Posted By ar1814
Are you considering these ones :...

Are you considering these ones : http://www.touratech-usa.com/Store/378/PN-300-56GD/Touratech-GD-Hand-Guards-BMW-G650GS-Sertao-2011-on ?

They look like the same as these (credits LostRider) :
...
Forum: Thumpers 11-25-2012, 11:20 AM
Replies: 15,367
Views: 1,788,499
Posted By ar1814
Two quick questions : 1) is it possible to...

Two quick questions :

1) is it possible to mount the Barkbuster handguard (thoses sold by Touratech) on the stock bars (with heated grips and without bar risers) ?

If no, same question but...
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2012, 09:11 AM
Replies: 15,367
Views: 1,788,499
Posted By ar1814
Other than that, I would definitely buy the first...

Other than that, I would definitely buy the first one.
Forum: Thumpers 11-19-2012, 12:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,398
Posted By ar1814
Yep, but they "detuned" it (on the paper at...

Yep, but they "detuned" it (on the paper at least) to suit the new european driving license for young drivers which is max 36 kw ;-)
Forum: Ride reports 11-13-2012, 11:50 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 13,672
Posted By ar1814
Nice ! I really enjoyed watching your video, and...

Nice ! I really enjoyed watching your video, and I NEED to go there one time (it's a little bit farther, as I'm from southern Switzerland...).

Thanks for sharing !
Forum: Ride reports 11-11-2012, 02:17 AM
Replies: 382
Views: 87,275
Posted By ar1814
Great RR ! Subscribed ! :clap

Great RR ! Subscribed ! :clap
Forum: Ride reports 11-11-2012, 01:35 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 32,513
Posted By ar1814
These beasts are awesome, I know several people...

These beasts are awesome, I know several people who made RTW trips with one... It's a shame to see what the current 700 has become... not an adventure bike anymore...

Great report too !
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-06-2012, 09:15 AM
Replies: 2,210
Views: 507,026
Posted By ar1814
This last one is f*cking GREAT !

This last one is f*cking GREAT !
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