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Forum: Africa & Mid East 12-02-2013, 11:43 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 22,520
Posted By DiscoDino
the new 390R ADV does look nice

the new 390R ADV does look nice
Forum: Africa & Mid East 12-02-2013, 07:59 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 22,520
Posted By DiscoDino
LOL - You kinda just read my mind…I'm kinda...

LOL - You kinda just read my mind…I'm kinda thinking of selling my fully kitted Xch…PM me if interested…I too moved from NYC to Dubai last year and brought my bike over...
Forum: Africa & Mid East 07-26-2013, 06:07 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 22,520
Posted By DiscoDino
Not riding yet, but October would be a good start...

Not riding yet, but October would be a good start :)
Forum: Equipment 05-17-2013, 01:31 PM
Replies: 2,408
Views: 905,058
Posted By DiscoDino
I don't think you are using the full potential of...

I don't think you are using the full potential of the bike:

You seem to be on an uphill, I would then turn that heavy GS1200 around, point it downhill...tie the tree via that first pulley as you...
Forum: Vendors 01-23-2013, 03:51 AM
Replies: 961
Views: 227,138
Posted By DiscoDino
Looks sharp! Seems the transparent screen...

Looks sharp! Seems the transparent screen mounting is the same...any black/full-tint option with a reverse lip at the very top? That would look/work sharp...
Forum: Africa & Mid East 01-14-2013, 03:17 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 22,520
Posted By DiscoDino
I will be at the BMW advanced training...

I will be at the BMW advanced training course...next time :(
Forum: Vendors 01-13-2013, 01:18 AM
Replies: 288
Views: 46,978
Posted By DiscoDino
FWIW, I was able to barely fit a 12cell Ballistic...

FWIW, I was able to barely fit a 12cell Ballistic battery in that red plastic body...
Forum: Thumpers 12-19-2012, 08:17 AM
Replies: 2,075
Views: 638,602
Posted By DiscoDino
Ordered! Thanks Walter for always pushing the...

Ordered! Thanks Walter for always pushing the envelope...
Forum: Africa & Mid East 12-10-2012, 07:57 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 22,520
Posted By DiscoDino
Agree, or at least a sticky

Agree, or at least a sticky
Forum: Africa & Mid East 12-10-2012, 07:32 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 22,520
Posted By DiscoDino
Pirelli Dubai much more reasonable (350-375 for a...

Pirelli Dubai much more reasonable (350-375 for a rear tire):

AL Hawai Tyre Company al Qouz branch.
TEL : +971 4 3390033
FAX : +971 4 3395505

Going for the XC Mid-hard for dual...
Forum: Africa & Mid East 12-09-2012, 11:10 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 22,520
Posted By DiscoDino
Thanks - will call tomorrow...

Thanks - will call tomorrow...
Forum: Africa & Mid East 12-09-2012, 10:19 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 22,520
Posted By DiscoDino
Thanks for the prompt response...was there...

Thanks for the prompt response...was there yesterday...only TKCs in 17s, and the Heidenaus you mention...
Forum: Africa & Mid East 12-09-2012, 09:54 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 22,520
Posted By DiscoDino
Rear tire in Dubai

Hey there,

Looking at changing my rear tire...ideally the Michelin Desert 140-80-18 (found one at 975 AED...is that correct!?), or the Conti TKC80s (Same size, none available), or the Dunlop D908...
Forum: Africa & Mid East 12-07-2012, 08:26 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 22,520
Posted By DiscoDino
Wish I could...running errands!

Wish I could...running errands!
Forum: Africa & Mid East 11-30-2012, 03:05 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 22,520
Posted By DiscoDino
I just moved from NYC 5 months ago and imported...

I just moved from NYC 5 months ago and imported my 2007 G650X Challenge (BMW)...reason being is that I trust the bike, have gotten used to it, and have put so much money into it (basically the only...
Forum: Thumpers 11-16-2012, 07:20 AM
Replies: 5,684
Views: 1,131,845
Posted By DiscoDino
Yeah, I hear ya...hence went with a custom low...

Yeah, I hear ya...hence went with a custom low fender as Lucas did
Forum: Thumpers 11-02-2012, 01:19 AM
Replies: 5,684
Views: 1,131,845
Posted By DiscoDino
So can anyone 100% confirm that the Low Fender...

So can anyone 100% confirm that the Low Fender kit from Rally Raid Products in the UK works on the BMW Xch OEM fork bottoms? Need to move to a low fender as the heat in Dubai keeps the fan on!
...
Forum: Africa & Mid East 10-30-2012, 10:28 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 22,520
Posted By DiscoDino
Lovely!

Lovely!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-29-2012, 11:25 PM
Replies: 21,996
Views: 1,449,198
Posted By DiscoDino
Stay safe my friends!

Stay safe my friends!
Forum: Africa & Mid East 10-29-2012, 12:18 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 22,520
Posted By DiscoDino
Perfect steeds for these roads! More pictures as...

Perfect steeds for these roads! More pictures as I live vicariously through your trip :evil
Forum: Africa & Mid East 10-24-2012, 11:36 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 22,520
Posted By DiscoDino
Out this weekend...killing myself for not being...

Out this weekend...killing myself for not being able!
Forum: Africa & Mid East 10-20-2012, 12:33 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 22,520
Posted By DiscoDino
Sounds awesome...not sure I can make it...will...

Sounds awesome...not sure I can make it...will confirm ASAP...
Forum: Africa & Mid East 10-04-2012, 01:44 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 22,520
Posted By DiscoDino
9am Dragon Mart petrol station, wadi drive toward...

9am Dragon Mart petrol station, wadi drive toward Fujairah bypass. Landie dude doing the mapping...
Forum: Africa & Mid East 10-04-2012, 09:21 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 22,520
Posted By DiscoDino
O, my bad...planning a trip this Sat, but also...

O, my bad...planning a trip this Sat, but also keen on the end of Oct one
Forum: Africa & Mid East 10-03-2012, 11:07 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 22,520
Posted By DiscoDino
Nice and cold sounds GREAT! Saturday we're on (3...

Nice and cold sounds GREAT! Saturday we're on (3 cars, and us two)
Forum: Africa & Mid East 10-02-2012, 02:48 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 22,520
Posted By DiscoDino
Was just talking about that with my buddy over...

Was just talking about that with my buddy over dinner...let's connect over the weekend...but yeah, pending CFO/wife approval I'm there!
Forum: Africa & Mid East 09-28-2012, 11:30 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 22,520
Posted By DiscoDino
Vicks - as mentioned, late pull out due to a work...

Vicks - as mentioned, late pull out due to a work engagement I've been working to avoid...have to be in office tomorrow...next weekend FOR SURE! Apologies...
Forum: Africa & Mid East 09-25-2012, 12:28 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 22,520
Posted By DiscoDino
Sounds great!

Sounds great!
Forum: Africa & Mid East 09-24-2012, 11:04 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 22,520
Posted By DiscoDino
Unfortunately, Friday is no go for me...Saturday...

Unfortunately, Friday is no go for me...Saturday is good to go, and very happy with the Dual purpose aspect...may have a couple of cars tag along, is that cool?
Forum: Africa & Mid East 09-23-2012, 12:06 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 22,520
Posted By DiscoDino
I can do that. Friday?

I can do that. Friday?
Forum: Africa & Mid East 09-17-2012, 09:52 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 22,520
Posted By DiscoDino
Anyone interested in a 3-4hr ride early morning...

Anyone interested in a 3-4hr ride early morning w/o 28th/29th?
Forum: Africa & Mid East 09-08-2012, 09:09 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 22,520
Posted By DiscoDino
Bike registered! 3hrs to do, but done... ...

Bike registered! 3hrs to do, but done...

Still have some tid-bits to do, but should be ready to ride if anyone is interested weekend of 28/29 Sept? I'm a desert newbie though...
Forum: Africa & Mid East 09-06-2012, 08:58 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 22,520
Posted By DiscoDino
Just finished prepping my bike...Saturday morning...

Just finished prepping my bike...Saturday morning getting test/registration done!

Regarding the latest topic: If I were to do this all over again...990 for dual sporting, 690 for more advanced...
Forum: Africa & Mid East 08-23-2012, 07:28 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 22,520
Posted By DiscoDino
Spoke to Shawn at Gecko motorcycle and he has a...

Spoke to Shawn at Gecko motorcycle and he has a Michelin Desert in the 140/80 that I'll be putting on...steep price, but available and that's that for now...I'll ship with me next time something is...
Forum: Africa & Mid East 08-06-2012, 11:33 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 22,520
Posted By DiscoDino
Great pictures! My bike is at the port...should...

Great pictures! My bike is at the port...should be in my possession this weekend. advice on which tires to put on it? Currently has front Pirelli knobby and rear Pirelli trial MT43...thinking of...
Forum: Africa & Mid East 08-01-2012, 01:49 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 22,520
Posted By DiscoDino
Agree on wadis and stuff...bike lands in 5 days!

Agree on wadis and stuff...bike lands in 5 days!
Forum: Africa & Mid East 07-26-2012, 01:50 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 22,520
Posted By DiscoDino
Would love to tag along!

Would love to tag along!
Forum: Africa & Mid East 07-17-2012, 11:39 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 22,520
Posted By DiscoDino
Thank you! Aug 5 is when the bike lands...so will...

Thank you! Aug 5 is when the bike lands...so will take Aug and Sep to revive the bike and happy to do a ride Oct for a weekend?
Forum: Africa & Mid East 07-01-2012, 04:46 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 22,520
Posted By DiscoDino
You work at KTM Dubai?

You work at KTM Dubai?
Forum: Africa & Mid East 06-23-2012, 02:22 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 22,520
Posted By DiscoDino
Just landed in Dubai...my G650X Challenge BMW is...

Just landed in Dubai...my G650X Challenge BMW is following suit from NYC...should be "off the road" by Augustif anyone w ATs to do a morning/late ride for a newbie desert rider...when the weather...
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