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Forum: Thumpers 03-14-2014, 05:50 AM
Replies: 9,065
Views: 1,347,187
Posted By Flachlandtiroler
Hi Snooker, long time no post! Good to read you...

Hi Snooker, long time no post! Good to read you still have/love your X!

Any plans of riding in Baja this year?
Forum: Thumpers 03-05-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 9,065
Views: 1,347,187
Posted By Flachlandtiroler
Exactly my thoughts

I also owned a DR 650 and loved it. Everything was well thought out and compared to the XCo maintenance was so easy, which obviously is a real plus if you are far from home. That is a thing I really...
Forum: Thumpers 02-09-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 9,065
Views: 1,347,187
Posted By Flachlandtiroler
Radiator Guards

Touratech still have these:

www.touratech-usa.com/Store/419/PN-049-0540/G650X-Radiator-protection-bar

Not sure if they fit the XCo...
Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 9,065
Views: 1,347,187
Posted By Flachlandtiroler
You will keep us posted, will you?:clap

You will keep us posted, will you?:clap
Forum: Thumpers 01-27-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 9,065
Views: 1,347,187
Posted By Flachlandtiroler
Interesting question, jtw. Personally I always...

Interesting question, jtw.
Personally I always have liked bikes like the Suzuki 650 Deus.
One cylinder, low weight,very few plastic parts and other distracting things.
They come in various ...
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2013, 05:23 AM
Replies: 9,065
Views: 1,347,187
Posted By Flachlandtiroler
The offer has expired, but here...

The offer has expired, but here http://tinyurl.com/nblc3kq is a new one with a smoked finish (rauchgrau= smoke grey)
Bear in mind that the price is only for the screen, you better contact them for...
Forum: Thumpers 12-15-2013, 12:36 PM
Replies: 9,065
Views: 1,347,187
Posted By Flachlandtiroler
No need to say sorry mate.Did you click on the...

No need to say sorry mate.Did you click on the link in my last message?
If you do you'll see the screen on the Bay,offered by MRA, with shipping to Spain :D
Forum: Thumpers 12-14-2013, 12:47 PM
Replies: 9,065
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Posted By Flachlandtiroler
Don't give up so fast, the bay is your friend...

Don't give up so fast, the bay is your friend :deal

http://tinyurl.com/ores5lt

Cheers

Eelco
Forum: Thumpers 12-12-2013, 10:44 AM
Replies: 9,065
Views: 1,347,187
Posted By Flachlandtiroler
I really enjoyed that youtube movie.Boy, you must...

I really enjoyed that youtube movie.Boy, you must live in an allroad paradise there!

There is turbulence to the head, but for me its bearable, and I wear a peak (Shoei Hornet), too.You do have...
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2013, 05:56 AM
Replies: 9,065
Views: 1,347,187
Posted By Flachlandtiroler
Hi Simon, I have the Roadshield, it was the...

Hi Simon,

I have the Roadshield, it was the only model they had, back in 2009.It keeps the wind from your chest when on the highway, but that's all it does, don't expect any protection against...
Forum: Thumpers 12-09-2013, 11:41 AM
Replies: 9,065
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Posted By Flachlandtiroler
The new version, which my wife has on her XCo,...

The new version, which my wife has on her XCo, bolts onto the fork tubes, even better imho.
Your German is fine, there are separate kits.

Regards

Eelco
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2013, 12:25 PM
Replies: 9,065
Views: 1,347,187
Posted By Flachlandtiroler
It's in Almere, about 30 kilometers from...

It's in Almere, about 30 kilometers from Amsterdam.The building is called "the wave"and the architect was Ren van Zuuk.
Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2013, 11:55 AM
Replies: 9,065
Views: 1,347,187
Posted By Flachlandtiroler
If you can't find one, this might be an option: ...

If you can't find one, this might be an option:

http://up.picr.de/16665719cw.jpg

http://up.picr.de/16665720as.jpg

It's an MRA Roadshield, it keeps the wind from your chest and is not too...
Forum: Thumpers 11-18-2013, 11:38 AM
Replies: 9,065
Views: 1,347,187
Posted By Flachlandtiroler
[QUOTE=SchillerM;22804530]Not mine, but had this...

[QUOTE=SchillerM;22804530]Not mine, but had this bookmarked. Not sure if its someone on forum or not.
http://andrewgore.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/BMW-G650xCountry/Lynx-Fairing-G650X/

Yes he is, and...
Forum: Thumpers 11-16-2013, 01:58 PM
Replies: 9,065
Views: 1,347,187
Posted By Flachlandtiroler
Really nice build Crisd, I bet the headlight is...

Really nice build Crisd, I bet the headlight is brighter and the tank capacity better than the XCountrys' :wink:
Forum: Ride reports 09-11-2013, 07:55 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 26,433
Posted By Flachlandtiroler
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2013, 12:18 AM
Replies: 9,065
Views: 1,347,187
Posted By Flachlandtiroler
Great photos uxc, as usual. I've always thought...

Great photos uxc, as usual.
I've always thought there was something missing in "Nighthawks", it looks so much better now:lol3
Forum: Thumpers 09-04-2013, 01:00 PM
Replies: 9,065
Views: 1,347,187
Posted By Flachlandtiroler
There were some recalls. Check if all repairs...

There were some recalls. Check if all repairs have been made, especially if it has never been into the shop.
Forum: Equipment 08-14-2013, 01:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,841
Posted By Flachlandtiroler
Try the X-Lite X-402 GT.I wanted a helmet that I...

Try the X-Lite X-402 GT.I wanted a helmet that I could use in hot and cold weather and that would fit my long oval head.(My wife has a round head and strangely it fits her well, too). It has a very...
Forum: Thumpers 06-15-2013, 11:13 AM
Replies: 9,065
Views: 1,347,187
Posted By Flachlandtiroler
I thought you'd recognise it, because you wrote...

I thought you'd recognise it, because you wrote that you went to Rotterdam regularly. The village is called Kinderdijk, only 10 miles from Rotterdam.It has 19 windmills.When I was little, many moons...
Forum: Thumpers 06-13-2013, 06:48 AM
Replies: 9,065
Views: 1,347,187
Posted By Flachlandtiroler
Thanks, Leafman.Especially for you some tulip...

Thanks, Leafman.Especially for you some tulip pictures:
http://up.picr.de/14827883ac.jpg


http://up.picr.de/14827884vb.jpg


http://up.picr.de/14827886re.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2013, 01:22 PM
Replies: 9,065
Views: 1,347,187
Posted By Flachlandtiroler
Well Snooker, I just was kidding, I thought the...

Well Snooker, I just was kidding, I thought the juxtaposition of your posts formed a funny contradiction, but you reply got me thinking. Since English isn’t my first, not even my second language, I...
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2013, 11:15 AM
Replies: 9,065
Views: 1,347,187
Posted By Flachlandtiroler
Yeah right: :deal:evil:lol3

Yeah right:



:deal:evil:lol3
Forum: Thumpers 06-08-2013, 02:34 PM
Replies: 9,065
Views: 1,347,187
Posted By Flachlandtiroler
Oh, but we already do that, my fishy friend: ...

Oh, but we already do that, my fishy friend:

http://up.picr.de/14772088ar.jpg

Not everything is flat here,

http://up.picr.de/14772089ry.jpg

we have hills,but we cant ride on them, the...
Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2013, 01:19 AM
Replies: 9,065
Views: 1,347,187
Posted By Flachlandtiroler
I'm really envious, you must have had a great...

I'm really envious, you must have had a great ride!
Nice to see you are very talented in paving a hill, too :D
Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2013, 10:21 AM
Replies: 9,065
Views: 1,347,187
Posted By Flachlandtiroler
Did the seat cover still fit or did you have to...

Did the seat cover still fit or did you have to replace it for a bigger one ?
Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2013, 07:06 AM
Replies: 9,065
Views: 1,347,187
Posted By Flachlandtiroler
Nice saddle, Lewis! Did the modification make it...

Nice saddle, Lewis! Did the modification make it wider, too?
Forum: Equipment 05-18-2013, 01:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 800
Posted By Flachlandtiroler
LoneStar,thanks for the information, nice to know...

LoneStar,thanks for the information, nice to know the quality is really good.

Unfortunately they seem hard to come by for a reasonable price. Today I drove 120 kilometers to a shop that,...
Forum: Equipment 05-17-2013, 05:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 800
Posted By Flachlandtiroler
X-Lite X-402 GT helmet, any thoughts?

Does anyone have experience with the X-Lite X-402 GT helmet? This review www.webbikeworld.com/r2/motorcycle-helmet/x-lite-x-402-gt/ looks very good , but Id appreciate your input.
Forum: Thumpers 04-19-2013, 11:28 AM
Replies: 9,065
Views: 1,347,187
Posted By Flachlandtiroler
Well, I just asked my swmbo. She has owned an old...

Well, I just asked my swmbo. She has owned an old R50,a Funduro,Honda Hawk, a Transalp and a Suzuki DR650. She says the XCo-seat is the most comfortable of the bunch, even better than the Transalp,...
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2013, 06:58 AM
Replies: 9,065
Views: 1,347,187
Posted By Flachlandtiroler
I hope this picture makes the difference visible....

I hope this picture makes the difference visible. Left is a '09 with standard height.
The 09 seat is not only lower than the 07, especially towards the faux tank.
It's a lot narrower too, about 4...
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2013, 01:18 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 9,149
Posted By Flachlandtiroler
The wheels do look a lot like the XM wheels, they...

The wheels do look a lot like the XM wheels, they cost 285 euro over here.
Not sure about the discs, the XM doesn't have wave discs, I think. The Dorso discs cost 197 euro anyway.
But see for...
Forum: Thumpers 03-05-2013, 10:30 AM
Replies: 7,015
Views: 1,073,828
Posted By Flachlandtiroler
Nice bike, I'm really looking forward to the RR!...

Nice bike, I'm really looking forward to the RR! :1drink
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2013, 05:10 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 9,149
Posted By Flachlandtiroler
Just bought two Aprilia Dorsoduro 750 mirrors for...

Just bought two Aprilia Dorsoduro 750 mirrors for 44 (about $60). They are identical with the OEM BMW,which are $120.
Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2013, 02:52 AM
Replies: 9,065
Views: 1,347,187
Posted By Flachlandtiroler
Thanks for reminding me, how could I be so...

Thanks for reminding me, how could I be so forgetful :lol3

http://up.picr.de/13276732yc.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 01-27-2013, 10:57 AM
Replies: 9,065
Views: 1,347,187
Posted By Flachlandtiroler
I own both and I agree the DR is a bit more dirt...

I own both and I agree the DR is a bit more dirt oriented with 21” and 18” wheels, soft and much cheaper plastics, protection of brake and shift pedals and other details.
The DR seat can be easily...
Forum: Thumpers 12-23-2012, 08:35 AM
Replies: 9,065
Views: 1,347,187
Posted By Flachlandtiroler
Turn signals are in the stock position, no...

Turn signals are in the stock position, no modification of the hanger, but the rear bolt tends to rotate after some time.
This happened on my second ride with the Leo:
...
Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2012, 01:27 AM
Replies: 9,065
Views: 1,347,187
Posted By Flachlandtiroler
It's a MRA road shield, www.mra.de

It's a MRA road shield, www.mra.de
Forum: Thumpers 12-18-2012, 10:29 AM
Replies: 9,065
Views: 1,347,187
Posted By Flachlandtiroler
Walkrider, welcome! Nice bikes, FT-wife and I...

Walkrider, welcome!
Nice bikes, FT-wife and I thought we were the only couple with XCo’s. We love them and they’ll have to pry them from our cold dead fingers :1drink

Here’s a pic of ours from...
Forum: Ride reports 10-17-2012, 05:51 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 22,406
Posted By Flachlandtiroler
Leuk verslag, had van mij wel langer gemogen.Erg...

Leuk verslag, had van mij wel langer gemogen.Erg mooie fotos ook!

Nice RR, too bad its almost finished. Some great photos, too!
Personally I have a love-hate relationship with Norway, really...
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