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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-13-2011, 08:39 PM
Replies: 9,226
Views: 2,873,844
Posted By Vrakas
Two photos of mine. My friend with his R1150GSA...

Two photos of mine. My friend with his R1150GSA and my F800GS. Hope you like them :)
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Forum: Ride reports 02-10-2011, 09:41 PM
Replies: 1,950
Views: 475,350
Posted By Vrakas
Thanks i am sure he will be suprised. Keep safe...

Thanks i am sure he will be suprised. Keep safe and stay in good health!
PS: If you are ever in Cyprus, feel free to contact me. :nod
Forum: Ride reports 02-09-2011, 03:13 AM
Replies: 1,950
Views: 475,350
Posted By Vrakas
Yes we did meet and had a good time going around...

Yes we did meet and had a good time going around Cyprus. He is now just "next door" in India ... so i imagine he is on his way to meet up with you! :clap

Please when you see him, say that i am...
Forum: Africa & Mid East 12-09-2010, 04:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 671
Posted By Vrakas
Lovely, its worth supporting our fellow riders...

Lovely, its worth supporting our fellow riders especially on such trips. :clap
The link i gave above starts from the beginning but here it is again...
Forum: Africa & Mid East 12-08-2010, 09:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 671
Posted By Vrakas
Thumb South Africa and around the globe

I met with Ronnie Borrageiro the Moto Gypsy Rider, in Cyprus while he is on his global voyage from South Africa on his BMW R1200GS where we went on a couple of rides together.

This is how he...
Forum: Ride reports 11-26-2010, 10:24 PM
Replies: 1,950
Views: 475,350
Posted By Vrakas
Just met with Ronnie Borrageiro in Cyprus as he...

Just met with Ronnie Borrageiro in Cyprus as he is on a world tour ( http://ronnieborr.com (http://ronnieborr.com/blog/) ) and went on some riding together.

It is a pleasure to meet such persons...
Forum: Ride reports 11-01-2010, 10:45 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 19,456
Posted By Vrakas
Thank you very much for this info, we are...

Thank you very much for this info, we are planning the trip the other way around but almost the same routes ( Cyprus - Egypt and back from Turkey) and every info is useful.
Wish you all the best!...
Forum: Ride reports 10-30-2010, 05:46 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 19,456
Posted By Vrakas
Thank you very much for all the info, photos .......

Thank you very much for all the info, photos .... a question please.
How hard is it to find petrol in Syria, Jordan or how long is it to the next petrol provider? :shog

Good By someone took the e...
Forum: Ride reports 09-14-2010, 10:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,105
Posted By Vrakas
9th August Part 2 The GPS map recorded can be...

9th August Part 2
The GPS map recorded can be found here. (http://gpsed.com/track/5751103976526324799)

The decision is final and we were not going to be put off because of reasons such as:...
Forum: Ride reports 09-14-2010, 10:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,105
Posted By Vrakas
9th of August Monday early in the morning, Y's...

9th of August Monday early in the morning, Y's other brother takes us to Nicosia near the border where our friend George comes to our rescue again.
He comes to the meeting point on his bike, ...
Forum: Ride reports 09-14-2010, 10:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,105
Posted By Vrakas
8th of August we re-planed the trip since we lost...

8th of August we re-planed the trip since we lost 4 days due to the passport problem.
Now we are only sitting around and waiting for Monday to come and fix my friends papers and get a fast ferry...
Forum: Ride reports 09-14-2010, 09:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,105
Posted By Vrakas
7th of August woke up in custody but as my...

7th of August woke up in custody but as my paperwork was ok, i was allowed to go out and get some coffee and food for a breakfast but i had to leave my passport with them.
Here are some photos...
Forum: Ride reports 09-14-2010, 09:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,105
Posted By Vrakas
6th of August. Got up early, had a coffee,...

6th of August.
Got up early, had a coffee, thanked our friend and back we go to the Nicosia border crossing section with no need of an insurance, since we bought one the day before (€20) for one...
Forum: Ride reports 09-14-2010, 09:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,105
Posted By Vrakas
Eek He who insists ... wins

Why do i say this? Really after the problems, delays etc we went through only if we insisted we could win.
I started, just as every year, a planned trip of 2 weeks but this time, instead of going to...
Forum: Australia 07-26-2010, 10:13 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 9,108
Posted By Vrakas
In and out for the third time in a month for...

In and out for the third time in a month for various unsolved problems (out of fuel syndrome, noisy gear box, crazy fuel indicator etc) and one of them is the rattling engine that now i can feel the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-21-2010, 09:47 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,111
Posted By Vrakas
Its a big thread so not so easy to follow. ...

Its a big thread so not so easy to follow.

Its about noise coming from the engine of an F800GS and that none of the other 3 GS i have tried make.

The worse of all is that it cannot be located...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-21-2010, 04:43 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,111
Posted By Vrakas
Thank you very much for this! :thumb I...

Thank you very much for this! :thumb

I really needed this info ASAP and off i go to the lawyer ... not with that bike, its to dangerous to ride. :(:
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-21-2010, 03:55 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,111
Posted By Vrakas
We will get somewhere i hope but right now ..... ...

We will get somewhere i hope but right now .....

We need the details for sending an email to the office in Germany.

Please can someone provide the Full Name of the department we should use and...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-20-2010, 11:35 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,111
Posted By Vrakas
or ... this is caused from the engine resonance...

or ... this is caused from the engine resonance at certain RPM etc. :poser

They told me that also until i told them that i tried another 3 different F800GS and again they said some engines do this...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-20-2010, 09:46 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,111
Posted By Vrakas
Its like someone else wrote .... use better ear...

Its like someone else wrote .... use better ear protection or i can take your advise. There is always a solution. :thumb

Will inform you if they do figure it our but i doubt it strongly and i have...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-20-2010, 09:43 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,111
Posted By Vrakas
2010 model, 10k KM on it and few months old .......

2010 model, 10k KM on it and few months old .... oh yes and unstoppable :D
Why should we use any kind of added to the oil when the authorized dealer knows better? (10/40 or 15/40 only they say)...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-20-2010, 05:33 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,111
Posted By Vrakas
I am also trying to get this problem (among...

I am also trying to get this problem (among plenty of others) fixed.
Around 5000 - 5500 RPM i get a blasted rattling noise (like a chainsaw) that after they said its in my head, then they admitted...
Forum: Ride reports 06-10-2010, 06:46 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,171
Posted By Vrakas
I will be there again in August going through...

I will be there again in August going through Burgas, Varna, Lovech, Hisar, Stara Planina and Rodopi mountains .... its a paradise :clap

Thanks for the comments. :thumb
Forum: Ride reports 05-22-2010, 09:59 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 15,811
Posted By Vrakas
Well done and lovely photos. :thumb Ive been...

Well done and lovely photos. :thumb

Ive been there also, so waiting for more of your photos.

http://lh5.ggpht.com/_Y8mr9M6tJME/SiFmbGNTIcI/AAAAAAAAAOM/DQxDvlrGIuQ/s512/IMG_2523.JPG
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-13-2010, 11:01 AM
Replies: 1,265
Views: 494,073
Posted By Vrakas
Sorry for the late reply, didnt log in for a...

Sorry for the late reply, didnt log in for a while.

I am using under that the BMW "Touring" Screen as it has the additional support and i got it with bike .... so i made use of the screen as a...
Forum: Ride reports 04-08-2010, 09:10 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,171
Posted By Vrakas
It is indeed a lovely place for bikers. :thumb ...

It is indeed a lovely place for bikers. :thumb

Thanks for the comment :beer
Forum: Ride reports 04-08-2010, 09:09 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,171
Posted By Vrakas
Thank you very much :beer

Thank you very much :beer
Forum: Ride reports 04-08-2010, 05:03 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,171
Posted By Vrakas
Thanks for your kind comments and such as these...

Thanks for your kind comments and such as these are reasons to make sharing a pleasure.:beer
Forum: Ride reports 04-08-2010, 03:42 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,171
Posted By Vrakas
I might come again in August this year and go to...

I might come again in August this year and go to Burgas, Neseber, Varna, Kavarna and then for a day in Romania since it just near. :nod
Then again through the mountains all the way to Hissaria where...
Forum: Ride reports 02-13-2010, 10:06 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 38,608
Posted By Vrakas
I have my fair share of taking and viewing photos...

I have my fair share of taking and viewing photos but these are from the best i have ever seen. :thumbup:0-0
Forum: Ride reports 02-11-2010, 08:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,348
Posted By Vrakas
That is the advanced level but i dont think...

That is the advanced level but i dont think anyone was crossing over tree logs or rock climbing with a BMW R1200GS Adventure or a Honda Varadero etc :huh but if they did .... then total respect to...
Forum: Ride reports 02-11-2010, 08:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,348
Posted By Vrakas
Thanks ZANAKLAS :thumb

Thanks ZANAKLAS :thumb
Forum: Ride reports 02-11-2010, 03:52 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 22,613
Posted By Vrakas
Well done! Lovely trip and full of memories...

Well done!

Lovely trip and full of memories :thumb
Forum: Ride reports 02-11-2010, 03:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,348
Posted By Vrakas
You are most welcome :thumb

You are most welcome :thumb
Forum: Ride reports 02-10-2010, 09:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,348
Posted By Vrakas
Indeed some of us did ... some of us cried after...

Indeed some of us did ... some of us cried after :shog :poser
Forum: Ride reports 02-09-2010, 09:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,348
Posted By Vrakas
Talking Enduro Training in Cyprus

On the 30 and 31st of January we went on an enduro training.
Bikes included ... you name it and they were there.

Here are the videos ... enjoy! :beer
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NK1lA82P8Ik
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-27-2010, 10:27 PM
Replies: 1,265
Views: 494,073
Posted By Vrakas
This is something i made myself from an old Givi...

This is something i made myself from an old Givi winscreen i had from my 650GS.

Basically it takes two screws to add it or take it off and it really works. :thumb

I am not a factory but this is...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-08-2009, 09:02 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 68,495
Posted By Vrakas
Thanks, i am just curious now since i rode...

Thanks, i am just curious now since i rode another 5 bikes 2008 and 2009 and are much softer than mine (front dives) although i took it off road just to push it a bit more.
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-28-2009, 09:29 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 68,495
Posted By Vrakas
I have seen here in Cyprus, broken rear ball...

I have seen here in Cyprus, broken rear ball rings and chains snapped on 2008 models but nothing to do with the rear sproket.

I do not believe that any factory would run-out of bolts unless the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-27-2009, 09:02 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 68,495
Posted By Vrakas
Got my self a new 2010 model white coloured and...

Got my self a new 2010 model white coloured and so far so good :nod

Has anyone driven the 2008-09 model and 2010, noticed any difference in the front suspension?
The 2010 seems to be stiffer than...
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