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Forum: New Zealand 09-15-2013, 02:30 AM
Replies: 1,743
Views: 117,456
Posted By paulotex
My experience is with a 1974 R90S, so take this...

My experience is with a 1974 R90S, so take this with a grain of slat, but the last time I had a similar problem, it was simply the throwout bearings on the clutch shaft (#4 on this pic:...
Forum: Ride reports 03-02-2013, 02:07 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 67,801
Posted By paulotex
I almost missed this post. That is great news!...

I almost missed this post. That is great news! Any plans to continue the trip? And if yes, are you doing it alone? (I seem to remember a post where you said you and Paula split up...).

Again,...
Forum: Ride reports 02-27-2013, 12:53 AM
Replies: 6,679
Views: 2,027,053
Posted By paulotex
Just a warning: after getting used riding on the...

Just a warning: after getting used riding on the left, be very careful when you go back riding on the right. After one year in England, I suddenly found myself on the wrong side of the road back home...
Forum: Ride reports 02-14-2013, 08:32 AM
Replies: 6,679
Views: 2,027,053
Posted By paulotex
About the new GoPro Hero 3

Hi Radioman.
Thank you so much for taking us along this wonderful trip. I have been following it for quite some time now :)

I just noticed you are getting the new GoPro Hero3. This morning I was...
Forum: Ride reports 12-16-2012, 01:48 AM
Replies: 6,679
Views: 2,027,053
Posted By paulotex
I am a 44 yo who last year had been away from...

I am a 44 yo who last year had been away from riding for 17 years. Due to generosity of a family member, my old 1974 BMW R90S (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BMW_R90S) was ressurected and I started...
Forum: Ride reports 11-13-2012, 12:30 AM
Replies: 6,679
Views: 2,027,053
Posted By paulotex
Talking :roflAre you crazy? That is not manual sealing,...

:roflAre you crazy? That is not manual sealing, that is just bad tarmac cracking due to large temperature differences. When it gets hot (over 30C), the lower tarmac spills over and covers the crack....
Forum: Ride reports 06-07-2012, 12:27 AM
Replies: 6,679
Views: 2,027,053
Posted By paulotex
The same happened to me!:rofl

The same happened to me!:rofl
Forum: Ride reports 06-07-2012, 12:21 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 67,801
Posted By paulotex
Sorry to hear that. I hope everything goes for...

Sorry to hear that. I hope everything goes for the best for each of you. And the best of luck for rebuilding the bike!
Forum: Ride reports 05-09-2012, 12:35 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 67,801
Posted By paulotex
Good luck, I'll be waiting here to hear more from...

Good luck, I'll be waiting here to hear more from you two!
Forum: Ride reports 01-09-2012, 06:18 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 67,801
Posted By paulotex
About working in Portugal: remember we have a big...

About working in Portugal: remember we have a big economical crisis here, with un-employment above 13%. If you don't have a job offer already, it might not be easy to get work here that pays well. So...
Forum: Ride reports 12-06-2011, 02:06 AM
Replies: 6,679
Views: 2,027,053
Posted By paulotex
Thank you so much for this post! I liked it so...

Thank you so much for this post! I liked it so much, it is really helpful.
Forum: Ride reports 11-14-2011, 02:48 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 15,939
Posted By paulotex
Thank you so much for the ride report, I've been...

Thank you so much for the ride report, I've been enjoying reading it.



IIRC, a square blue sign is advisory. So yes, this is an advisory speed.
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-14-2011, 03:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,171
Posted By paulotex
Thanks, I will remember that invitation, Michael!...

Thanks, I will remember that invitation, Michael! :wink: It might take at least a year, though :(:
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-12-2011, 11:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,171
Posted By paulotex
Thanks Hakatan. I'm glad you enjoyed it.

Thanks Hakatan. I'm glad you enjoyed it.
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-09-2011, 06:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,171
Posted By paulotex
Final thoughts

Renting:

It is much more expensive than a car, but acceptable if you have the money. I had a very tight budget, so having a small accident and hurting the bike was a continuous worry on the back...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-09-2011, 05:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,171
Posted By paulotex
Fifth day, Friday, 12th August, from Sonora Junction to Los Angeles

Fifth day
Friday, 12th August
From Sonora Junction to Los Angeles

I woke up early (about 6am), packed my stuff and was on the road before 7. It was chilly. It was the first time I rode with all...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-27-2011, 12:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,171
Posted By paulotex
Fourth day Thursday, 11th August From South Lake Tahoe to Sonora Junction

Fourth day
Thursday, 11th August
From South Lake Tahoe to Sonora Junction

This day was the last one of the Summer School. We had the evening free. My original plan was to leave to LA the next...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-15-2011, 12:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,171
Posted By paulotex
Thanks Marty!

Thanks Marty!
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-14-2011, 04:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,171
Posted By paulotex
From 8th to 11th August, South Lake Tahoe

From 8th to 11th August,
South Lake Tahoe

No riding was done during these days. I was working, attending the "2011 EU-US Summer School on HPC Challenges in Computational Sciences...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-07-2011, 01:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,171
Posted By paulotex
Third day: Sunday, 7th August: From Oakhurst to South Lake Tahoe, over Yosemite

Third day
Sunday, 7th August
From Oakhurst to South Lake Tahoe, over Yosemite National Park

I woke up early, around 5am. Got ready, packed up the tent, and left the park before 7. Had breakfast...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-03-2011, 01:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,171
Posted By paulotex
Second day: Saturday, 6th August, Visalia to Oakhurst, over Sequoia National Park

Second day
Saturday, 6th August
From Visalia to Oakhurst, over Sequoia National Park

I woke up quite early (around 6am). I was feeling better from the cold. As I had to wait until 7 for the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-29-2011, 11:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,171
Posted By paulotex
First day Friday, 5th August, evening: From Los Angeles to Visalia

First day
Friday, 5th August, evening
From Los Angeles to Visalia

Friday, 5th August, was my my sixth day in LA. All I had done since arriving the previous Sunday was work at UCLA...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-29-2011, 10:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,171
Posted By paulotex
Wink First ride in the USA: LA to Lake Tahoe and back

Hi everybody.

A month ago I posted this thread on the "Trip Planning" Foruns:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=709300

It was about my preparation for my first (short) trip on...
Forum: Americas 07-23-2011, 01:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 798
Posted By paulotex
camping and gas

Thanks for all the suggestions so far! My conclusions until now:

* I'll leave the back trip as it is. I don't mind the desert/dry landscape at the end of 395.

* I might have to revise the north...
Forum: Americas 07-22-2011, 04:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 798
Posted By paulotex
First ride in the USA: LA to Lake Tahoe and back

This is my third short visit to the US, but the first time I'll have an opportunity to drive around. Not just that, I plan to rent a bike. Here the planned trip:

* I'll be in Los Angeles from the...
Forum: Ride reports 06-24-2011, 05:27 AM
Replies: 1,282
Views: 280,095
Posted By paulotex
He had the same problem as you!

If you read the first post on that thread, you'll notice that Joe had the same problem as you:
He solved it in a very radical way:
A pity you didn't meet Joe before all those problems, right?
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-01-2011, 07:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,156
Posted By paulotex
I will do that too, as sson as I get the bike...

I will do that too, as sson as I get the bike ready.

I hope it won't take long, the engine already runs :ear

I expect my first report to be the 300km trip from the mechanic shop to home!
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-30-2011, 01:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,156
Posted By paulotex
Thumb This is a great way to start a RR. I'm on the...

This is a great way to start a RR. I'm on the same track. The last time I rode a bike was 16 years ago! And in a few months I hope to have my old BMW R90S back, and start riding again, just in time...
Forum: Ride reports 12-08-2010, 10:45 AM
Replies: 1,419
Views: 350,008
Posted By paulotex
Isn't that an F on the top left corner? If it is,...

Isn't that an F on the top left corner? If it is, then that's a french plate.

(Great RR, BTW)
Forum: Ride reports 12-04-2010, 01:52 AM
Replies: 268
Views: 79,490
Posted By paulotex
Mud!? You were lucky! We had to sleep in the...

Mud!? You were lucky! We had to sleep in the middle of a lake! (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=13JK5kChbRw)
:lol3
Forum: Ride reports 12-01-2010, 07:54 AM
Replies: 365
Views: 177,811
Posted By paulotex
Pressure on hot tyres

Hi. Great RR. I've been enjoying it a lot (and my work is suffering ;))

I'd like to go back to the beginning :) when you wrote this:

You need to be warned that you should never rely on the...
Forum: Ride reports 11-14-2010, 12:12 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 9,282
Posted By paulotex
What an inspiration!

Thanks a lot for the RR!

After 16 years without a bike, I'm finally getting my old BMW R90S (http://www.bmbikes.co.uk/photopages/photosr90s.htm) back in shape to start riding again. My daughter...
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