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Forum: Racing 01-18-2013, 02:59 AM
Replies: 18,421
Views: 1,190,702
Posted By stef25
David Reeve from Zambia broke his leg...

David Reeve from Zambia broke his leg (http://www.times.co.zm/?p=27046), looks like Ullevalsetter helped him out quite a bit (http://i.imgur.com/kjB4s.png)
Forum: Racing 01-09-2012, 06:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,749
Posted By stef25
A BMW 650 is not a real off road / rally machine...

A BMW 650 is not a real off road / rally machine (I have one). They are built for long distance riding in comfort and they can handle gravel and holes and a bit of sand and mud for sure. Sometimes...
Forum: Trip Planning 02-22-2011, 01:47 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 8,793
Posted By stef25
The further up in the hills you get the more...

The further up in the hills you get the more locals you see on Minsks.
Forum: Equipment 02-22-2011, 09:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,214
Posted By stef25
They held up fine during 2 weeks on bumpy roads...

They held up fine during 2 weeks on bumpy roads in Morocco. I use GIVI racks on my 650GS to keep them away from the exhaust - required on this model bike.
Forum: Thumpers 02-06-2011, 01:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,593
Posted By stef25
How much work does Oil & filter and valve checks...

How much work does Oil & filter and valve checks involve, do you do it yourself? Clueless about this stuff ...
Forum: Thumpers 02-06-2011, 01:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,593
Posted By stef25
So you consider the 640 a better bike than the XR...

So you consider the 640 a better bike than the XR or DRZ in terms of handling and suspension when off-roading, despite its weight? I love the looks of this bike!
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-06-2011, 09:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 637
Posted By stef25
Finding distances of tracks in .gps files?

Is there any way to calculate distances covered along tracks that were saved by a 60Csx on to .gpx files?

The device has saved .gpx files on the data card but I don't know how to "load" these...
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2011, 07:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,593
Posted By stef25
Mileage would be 5-10,000Km / year. Mostly short...

Mileage would be 5-10,000Km / year. Mostly short weekend trips and hopefully Morocco once per year. I keep wanting to go back but don't feel confident thrashing my GS around there (tough to pick up...
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2011, 07:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,593
Posted By stef25
The DR650 looks good but for some reason they are...

The DR650 looks good but for some reason they are quite hard to find here in Europe, even harder than the DRZ.

Any fairing available for the WR?
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2011, 07:03 AM
Replies: 16,135
Views: 1,933,683
Posted By stef25
A few days ago I got back from the Budapest -...

A few days ago I got back from the Budapest - Bamako amateur rally, which I completed on my Dakar. Almost 6000Km over two weeks through Africa.

All in all the bike performed fine! During...
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2011, 06:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,593
Posted By stef25
DRZ400 or XR650 as off-road play machine?

My 650GS is a bit heavy for the kind of off road riding I like to do so I'm thinking of getting a lighter second bike. Requirements

- Be able to run for many miles without requiring too much...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-18-2011, 11:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,329
Posted By stef25
cheers :D looking into it now, (yeah i asked...

cheers :D
looking into it now,
(yeah i asked a friend to post my request on here too)
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-17-2011, 12:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,329
Posted By stef25
Eek spot tracker

urgent problem :eek1 my ralley starts tomorrow!
The 'all ok' button on my spot tracker doesn't seem to text through to the phone numbers I have inserted. The phone numbers are Belgian, the spot...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-14-2011, 12:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,919
Posted By stef25
"Find by Name" - works! Thanks

"Find by Name" - works!

Thanks
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-14-2011, 08:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,919
Posted By stef25
Thanks for all the info! After taking this...

Thanks for all the info!

After taking this all in, I'm still wondering what the best way is to send a single WP that's not part of a route from the computer to the GPS ?

If I "start over" in...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-13-2011, 09:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,919
Posted By stef25
60Csx WPs from Mapsource not showing up

When I create waypoints in Mapsource or Roadtrip and then "send to device" - those WPs do not show up on the device. When I go to Find > Waypoints it simply says "none found". If I create one...
Forum: Europe 12-07-2010, 07:30 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 14,943
Posted By stef25
The Kempen - interesting! I went exploring there...

The Kempen - interesting! I went exploring there once, many fun looking trials. A lot are forbidden for bikes no? A Belgian motocrosser told me once they go there a lot to play in the sand?
Forum: Europe 11-24-2010, 02:40 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 14,943
Posted By stef25
Last weekend I saw a beautiful Teneré with yellow...

Last weekend I saw a beautiful Teneré with yellow Touratech hand protectors and quite a bit of extra gear, parked outside the Irish Pub in Ixelles.

The next day a friend called me to say she saw...
Forum: Ride reports 11-06-2010, 02:12 PM
Replies: 1,839
Views: 1,325,731
Posted By stef25
Happened to people I know in the UK, several...

Happened to people I know in the UK, several bikes got stolen from their yard and police caught the yobs a few days later thrashing the bikes around town. Most were recovered with only simple...
Forum: Americas 11-05-2010, 01:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,158
Posted By stef25
There is a BMW dealership in San Jose that rents...

There is a BMW dealership in San Jose that rents out GS bikes. I was in contact with them via mail two years ago but then rented a bike from Wild Rider. Couldn't immediately find their details, maybe...
Forum: Thumpers 11-03-2010, 09:37 AM
Replies: 16,135
Views: 1,933,683
Posted By stef25
Super nice Dakar. Where is the fairing from?

Super nice Dakar. Where is the fairing from?
Forum: Equipment 11-02-2010, 05:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 897
Posted By stef25
Communication between riders?

For an upcoming trip with a friend I'm trying to find out how we can communicate while riding. I know about systems like "scala rider" but they are a little pricey.

Is it possible to get a good...
Forum: Thumpers 10-25-2010, 12:41 PM
Replies: 16,135
Views: 1,933,683
Posted By stef25
Oh god the battery ... I'm on my 4th one in 18...

Oh god the battery ... I'm on my 4th one in 18 months. Nothing but problems with all of them. It now sits permanently on a trickle charger which improves things a little. But the other day I rode out...
Forum: Thumpers 10-25-2010, 08:13 AM
Replies: 16,135
Views: 1,933,683
Posted By stef25
You mean just ride and shift with the revs...

You mean just ride and shift with the revs higher? If not, which needle? Sorry, two left hands :evil
Forum: Thumpers 10-24-2010, 04:45 PM
Replies: 16,135
Views: 1,933,683
Posted By stef25
Yeah it was running absolutely fine with the...

Yeah it was running absolutely fine with the stock cans. The Staintune was fitted during a big service, when I picked it up and drove off, all it took was getting to 3rd gear for me to immediately...
Forum: Thumpers 10-24-2010, 06:05 AM
Replies: 16,135
Views: 1,933,683
Posted By stef25
Yeah so I was looking for a K&N but it seems they...

Yeah so I was looking for a K&N but it seems they only fit certain Dakar models and not all. If you can recommend one I can get online I'd appreciate it. A few extra hp is not important, just looking...
Forum: Thumpers 10-24-2010, 05:03 AM
Replies: 16,135
Views: 1,933,683
Posted By stef25
Ever since my Staintune was fitted there's been a...

Ever since my Staintune was fitted there's been a power problem. It only really pulls after 5000RPM. Below that the bike is lacking power. I asked about remapping and was told "not possible with...
Forum: Ride reports 10-10-2010, 02:04 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 132,503
Posted By stef25
Very cool looking trip. How do you feel about...

Very cool looking trip. How do you feel about riding through Niger ? Can't wait to see the pictures.
Forum: Europe 10-05-2010, 02:15 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 12,337
Posted By stef25
I should be going to the Vosges in France this...

I should be going to the Vosges in France this weekend (8 Oct) with ROAD. Normally it's only for cars but I talked to André and it's no problem to go on the bike. He supplies the roadbook. So far I'm...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-03-2010, 03:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,115
Posted By stef25
Thanks for the info, I lost track of this thread...

Thanks for the info, I lost track of this thread ... How do you take screenshots like that?

I changed the format but still have leading zeroes, although I'm sure it will get my near enough.

if...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-17-2010, 03:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,115
Posted By stef25
That makes sense; how did you do the conversion?

That makes sense; how did you do the conversion?
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-17-2010, 01:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,115
Posted By stef25
Lat / Long formats

When I try stick lat / long coordinates in to my 60CSX it proposes this format:

N XX ° XX . XXX '
E XXX ° XX . XXX '

I dont know why E has one extra digit before the degrees and it can not...
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2010, 02:43 PM
Replies: 16,135
Views: 1,933,683
Posted By stef25
So you managed to get at the bolt with a normal...

So you managed to get at the bolt with a normal wrench? I was trying (swearing) all afternoon ...
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2010, 02:19 PM
Replies: 16,135
Views: 1,933,683
Posted By stef25
Does anyone know if the gear shift lever (left...

Does anyone know if the gear shift lever (left foot) can be removed without having to remove the black plate that holds up the right foot pegs? In this plate there are two screws on the bottom of the...
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2010, 02:05 PM
Replies: 16,135
Views: 1,933,683
Posted By stef25
I always use a petrol soaked rag, works always....

I always use a petrol soaked rag, works always. Weird sticker!
Forum: Europe 09-10-2010, 02:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,831
Posted By stef25
I think you'd be able to sell quite a few if you...

I think you'd be able to sell quite a few if you got them over here :evil
Forum: Europe 09-10-2010, 02:00 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 14,943
Posted By stef25
Vlaming living in Brussels! Would love to join...

Vlaming living in Brussels!
Would love to join some rides if there are any going :D
Forum: Thumpers 08-24-2010, 10:00 AM
Replies: 16,135
Views: 1,933,683
Posted By stef25
Bought it! Thanks for posting this, would not...

Bought it! Thanks for posting this, would not have found it otherwise and I've been looking for a loooong time.
Forum: Thumpers 08-19-2010, 12:16 AM
Replies: 16,135
Views: 1,933,683
Posted By stef25
I'm having almost exactly the same problem. Bike...

I'm having almost exactly the same problem. Bike does not rev that high but the hiccups are definitely there (just as I was about to pop up a curb, almost threw me over!). Have been having many...
Forum: Thumpers 08-11-2010, 01:17 AM
Replies: 16,135
Views: 1,933,683
Posted By stef25
Throw us a bone, how does one go about it?

Throw us a bone, how does one go about it?
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