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Forum: Ride reports 08-28-2012, 11:58 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 93,381
Posted By longwaybackhome
Do you think I should finish this ride report...

Do you think I should finish this ride report some day?
Forum: Old's Cool 08-19-2012, 08:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 17,203
Posted By longwaybackhome
I knew it was possible!

I knew it was possible to make something cool out of a K75 / K100!

Take a look at these awesome pics from www.roelscheffers.nl!
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Forum: Old's Cool 10-26-2011, 01:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 17,203
Posted By longwaybackhome
Awesome! How many hours did you spend to get the...

Awesome! How many hours did you spend to get the tank in this shape?
Forum: Old's Cool 10-26-2011, 12:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 17,203
Posted By longwaybackhome
BMW Kafe Racer Italian Style

This is how it is done in Italy: http://it.paperblog.com/bmw-kappa-studio-305645/

http://i169.photobucket.com/albums/u222/rowbotham_CC1286/Kafe%20Racer/bmw-kappa-studio-L-clVTxD.jpg
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Forum: Old's Cool 10-26-2011, 12:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 17,203
Posted By longwaybackhome
More inspiration from Kayo in France

Here some gems from Kayo in France on http://kafe-racer.blogspot.com/2009/03/le-projet.html


http://i169.photobucket.com/albums/u222/rowbotham_CC1286/Kafe%20Racer/Kayo2.jpg
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Forum: Old's Cool 10-26-2011, 12:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 17,203
Posted By longwaybackhome
Italian Bulldog & French Kafe Project

From http://www.tpr-italianfactory.com/motorcycles/bulldog/

http://i169.photobucket.com/albums/u222/rowbotham_CC1286/Kafe%20Racer/IMG_7644.jpg


French K75 project building thread here...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-18-2011, 11:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 17,203
Posted By longwaybackhome
Kafe Racer

More inspiration (borrowed from menziHA on flyingbrick.de):

http://i169.photobucket.com/albums/u222/rowbotham_CC1286/Kafe%20Racer/001erl.jpg


Seat could be more higher on this one but...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-17-2011, 09:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 17,203
Posted By longwaybackhome
K-bike potential

I would say that the K-bikes have potential.

Take a look at this K100 borrowed from http://www.bikeexif.com/bmw-cafe-racer

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Forum: Old's Cool 10-16-2011, 12:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 17,203
Posted By longwaybackhome
K75S Kafe Racer project?

Good day,

Have been keen on a Kafe Racer (a K-bike Cafe Racer is a Kafe Racer) for some time and found this 1986 K75S in the neighbourhood (Finland). It has been imported from the US some years...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-28-2011, 10:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,091
Posted By longwaybackhome
Problem solved

After a lot back and forth the problem was solved by the local dealer.

Change of clutch package did not help. Change of gearbox helped.

Root cause is not known to me (the old gearbox was sent...
Forum: Ride reports 08-28-2011, 09:45 AM
Replies: 2,566
Views: 1,739,829
Posted By longwaybackhome
That sure is Ilya from Krasnoyarsk! I met him...

That sure is Ilya from Krasnoyarsk! I met him south of Kemerovo end of July 2010 when he was returning from a week in the Altai. Already at that time he mentioned about his plans to travel to...
Forum: Ride reports 08-25-2011, 12:04 PM
Replies: 2,566
Views: 1,739,829
Posted By longwaybackhome
The stone on the left is the Azeri memorial and...

The stone on the left is the Azeri memorial and says "In memory of 150.000 Azerbaijans, the victims of Stalin repression, deported to Kazakhstan" in Azeri, Kazakh, Russian and English language.


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Forum: Ride reports 08-25-2011, 11:55 AM
Replies: 2,566
Views: 1,739,829
Posted By longwaybackhome
You were hoping for Michael Flaherty's...

You were hoping for Michael Flaherty's Riverdance?


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Forum: Ride reports 08-21-2011, 06:00 AM
Replies: 2,566
Views: 1,739,829
Posted By longwaybackhome
Still alive!

Since you referred to me as a gentleman I thought I have to reply.

I am still alive but very busy. Hope to continue reporting later in autumn...
Forum: Ride reports 08-21-2011, 05:57 AM
Replies: 2,566
Views: 1,739,829
Posted By longwaybackhome
Congratulations!

If someone, you are the one to take a Harley to Magadan!

I knew you would make it! Congratulations! :clap

15.000 kilometers back to Bulgaria then! Ride safely!

Best regards,
Andrej

PS....
Forum: GS Boxers 05-27-2011, 12:09 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 58,730
Posted By longwaybackhome
Heidenau mileage

16.000 touring kms on the original K60 design.

http://i169.photobucket.com/albums/u222/rowbotham_CC1286/LWBH/KAZ2/IMG_2283.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 05-21-2011, 11:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 866
Posted By longwaybackhome
Gents, I believe you talk about this...

Gents,

I believe you talk about this phenomenon:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=629342

Check out the video.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-03-2011, 01:29 PM
Replies: 656
Views: 159,111
Posted By longwaybackhome
In Korea winter 2010

http://i169.photobucket.com/albums/u222/rowbotham_CC1286/MC%20trip%2020100227/IMG_1344.jpg


http://i169.photobucket.com/albums/u222/rowbotham_CC1286/MC%20trip%2020100227/IMG_9523.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 04-09-2011, 01:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,091
Posted By longwaybackhome
Another category of clutch related noise

This is, as I understand, another category of clutch related noise. I.e. when clutch lever is pulled in.

- http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=420029



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Forum: GS Boxers 04-09-2011, 01:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,091
Posted By longwaybackhome
It seems that subcomm & Malloy have had similar...

It seems that subcomm & Malloy have had similar issues as well...

- http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=504553


I asked them for feedback as well.


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Forum: GS Boxers 04-09-2011, 01:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,091
Posted By longwaybackhome
Astrofil to the rescue?

Hello AmuleK,

Thanks for the input.

Seems like "astrofil" has experience with noise that disappears when the clutch lever is pulled.
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Forum: GS Boxers 04-09-2011, 11:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,091
Posted By longwaybackhome
Help!

Good day,

The roads are now clean from snow and ice here in Finland so it was time to crank up the beemer for the first trip of the year....
Forum: Ride reports 04-08-2011, 01:40 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 93,381
Posted By longwaybackhome
Meeting the Iron Tigers

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07.07.2010 - Day 7 on the road
Start: Port of Vladivostok
End: Vladivostok, Iron Tigers clubhouse
Distance: 15 km (on the bike)...
Forum: Ride reports 04-01-2011, 11:29 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 93,381
Posted By longwaybackhome
Go riding Happy Buddha, don't wait for me! I...

Go riding Happy Buddha, don't wait for me!

I still have a couple of days of sightseeing before I start riding...

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Forum: Ride reports 04-01-2011, 11:19 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 93,381
Posted By longwaybackhome
My body is still in shock after I had to switch...

My body is still in shock after I had to switch from Korean food.





That explains why there was no order in the stairs anymore...

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Forum: Ride reports 03-27-2011, 09:13 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 93,381
Posted By longwaybackhome
Shortest skirt & Highest heels competition at the Vladivostok customs

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06.07.2010 - “Day 6 on the road” / Customs clearance in Vladivostok
Start: Vladivostok (Russia)
End: Vladivostok (Russia)
Distance: 0 km (on the...
Forum: Ride reports 03-26-2011, 02:59 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 93,381
Posted By longwaybackhome
Risers & Windshield

Tjena Rattis,

I first had the Wunderlich 20 mm non-adjustable risers (http://www.wunderlich.de/frame.php?MakeLang=wunderlich&MakeLangID=1&lay1=3&lay2=19&lay3=2&lay4=4&prodid=8500266) (simple...
Forum: Ride reports 03-26-2011, 12:35 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 93,381
Posted By longwaybackhome
A cruise on the East Sea

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05.07.2010 - “Day 5 on the road” / Day 1 at sea:
Start: East Sea
End: Vladivostok (Russia)
Distance: 0 km (on the bike)...
Forum: Ride reports 03-25-2011, 03:08 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 93,381
Posted By longwaybackhome
Kamsa hamnida Korea

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04.07.2010 - Day 4 on the road:
Start: Sokcho (South Korea)
End: Ferry to Vladivostok (Russia)
Distance: 17 km...
Forum: Ride reports 03-25-2011, 01:32 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 93,381
Posted By longwaybackhome
Jealousy

I do not have a problem with KTMs, it is just jealousy...

BTW, looks like excellent riding in Turkey. Must try it one day.
Forum: Ride reports 03-25-2011, 01:22 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 93,381
Posted By longwaybackhome
Sunday hike in Pusan

What is perfectly normal for 49 million Koreans may be strange for us foreigners.

Following shots are from a April 2010 Sunday hike in Pusan...
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Forum: Ride reports 03-21-2011, 12:02 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 10,304
Posted By longwaybackhome
Great report with some gorgeous photos! ...

Great report with some gorgeous photos!

Please tell me, what lens(es) / camera are you using?

Many thanks.
Forum: Ride reports 02-27-2011, 08:29 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 93,381
Posted By longwaybackhome
A rainy day in Gangwon province - Getting a glimpse of the “taban girls”

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03.07.2010 - Day 3 on the road:
Start: Andong (South Korea)
Via: Taebek
End: Sokcho (South Korea)
Distance: 313 km...
Forum: Ride reports 02-27-2011, 07:59 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 93,381
Posted By longwaybackhome
Happy Buddha! Long time no hear. Hope all is well...

Happy Buddha! Long time no hear. Hope all is well with you. Now that have your attention I can continue with my report!
PS. Flying dutch has some very interesting plans for next summer and I suggest...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-24-2011, 12:02 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,031
Posted By longwaybackhome
"Windscreen" for 1200 GSA

Good day,

Anybody knows where I can find a "windscreen" similar to the below one for the R1200GSA 2008 year model? I.e. the part above the lights only.

Will keep the original lights, just want...
Forum: Ride reports 02-06-2011, 06:22 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 93,381
Posted By longwaybackhome
Kamchatang, Haeinsa, Tripitaka Koreana and Andong spicy chicken

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02.07.2010 - Day 2 on the road:
Start: 50 km north of Masan (South Korea)
Via Hapcheon, Haeinsa, Geochang
End: Andong (South Korea)
Distance: 317...
Forum: Face plant 02-05-2011, 02:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,214
Posted By longwaybackhome
Korean police are the best

Annyeong hashimika!

I remember that early morning very well. You called me for help but I still slept and did not wake up damn it...

Once again the Korean police demonstrated "public service"...
Forum: Ride reports 02-05-2011, 01:48 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 93,381
Posted By longwaybackhome
01.07.2010 - First day on the road

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Start: Busan (South Korea)
End: 50 km north of Masan (South Korea)
Distance: 112 km
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Forum: Day Trippin' 01-28-2011, 12:33 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 12,855
Posted By longwaybackhome
Swampmeet

I thought you were on your way to a swapmeet, not a swampmeet...
Forum: Ride reports 01-05-2011, 06:07 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 93,381
Posted By longwaybackhome
28-30.06.2010 - Final preparations acc. to the 80-20 rule / Seeking spiritual advice

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I found out that the 80-20 rule applies for motorcycle tour preparation as well and needed 3 days to finally get my acts together. Lots of small jobs to be done, sorting out the bike packing...
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