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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-21-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 514
Views: 21,210
Posted By SharkMan77
"…and now for something completely different"

Good morning everybody,


Let me start by saying that I understand the arguments from both sides of the fence, although I don’t agree with every one of them.

I’m sure that statistics exist, or...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-13-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,304
Posted By SharkMan77
Nice writing and photos. Keep it coming! ...

Nice writing and photos.
Keep it coming!

George
Forum: Ride reports 02-11-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 477
Views: 188,211
Posted By SharkMan77
Great report and amazing photos...:D I'm...

Great report and amazing photos...:D

I'm also awed by the 7 month gap between your previous post and this one... I thought that I would never see the continuation or end of this report...
Forum: Ride reports 11-16-2013, 12:07 PM
Replies: 650
Views: 205,295
Posted By SharkMan77
In for the duration! :clap

In for the duration! :clap
Forum: Ride reports 09-02-2013, 02:07 AM
Replies: 7,447
Views: 2,102,808
Posted By SharkMan77
So... I was heading towards Helsinki, to grab a...

So... I was heading towards Helsinki, to grab a cup of coffee and maybe shoot some photos in the town.

At the last minute I decided to go and get my ferry tickets for Stockholm from the Viking...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-26-2013, 12:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,889
Posted By SharkMan77
Well, so far so good! I had BMW Krakow and...

Well, so far so good!

I had BMW Krakow and BMW Warsaw check it out and they both swore to me that everything is OK, and the batt is in great condition.

I'm in St. Petersberg now, and no...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-20-2013, 12:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,889
Posted By SharkMan77
No, I was actually trying to arm it imediatelly...

No, I was actually trying to arm it imediatelly after switching off! :puke1



No, it hasn't been checked... (Is it a regular check for the 20k km service? Though, they did check the battery...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-19-2013, 11:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,889
Posted By SharkMan77
Pissed Buffled...

Just a small update...

I'm almost certain that the warning light stays a little bit longer now, 2 secs or more.
Also yesterday while on route I had the tpm stopped giving readings, and then the...
Forum: EMEA 08-18-2013, 02:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 646
Posted By SharkMan77
Pingvin: I'll certainly take a good look at these...

Pingvin: I'll certainly take a good look at these routes, thanks!

Seppo: Not sure of the date yet, but I'll give you a shout beforehand (a day or two).
Forum: EMEA 08-14-2013, 01:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 646
Posted By SharkMan77
Many thanks for all your replies guys. So...

Many thanks for all your replies guys.

So far I've reached the border with FYROM, and tonight I'll try to recuperate from an awful day of riding in 38 degrees celsius (100,4 fahrenheit) for...
Forum: EMEA 08-13-2013, 11:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 437
Posted By SharkMan77
Routes and sites help! From Athens to Norway… Meeting fellow bikers!

http://georgeballas.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Various/BMW-R1200GS-2013/i-bx6JxmV/0/L/_GBP8102_HDR-L.jpg...
Forum: EMEA 08-13-2013, 11:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 646
Posted By SharkMan77
I'll also try to write a decent trip report with...

I'll also try to write a decent trip report with lots of photos when I return home!
Forum: GS Boxers 08-13-2013, 11:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,889
Posted By SharkMan77
Well, just checked it. You're correct, the...

Well, just checked it. You're correct, the warning light comes along with the batt symbol (just for a second).

I checked the terminals and they're clean and tight. Hopefully a couple of hundred km...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-13-2013, 10:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,889
Posted By SharkMan77
To: norseXL...

To: norseXL (http://www.advrider.com/forums/member.php?u=224139)

If I manage to make it to Norway, I'll send you a PM to grab a beer or two!

Cheers,
George
Forum: GS Boxers 08-13-2013, 10:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,889
Posted By SharkMan77
Thanks for all your help mates! I don't...

Thanks for all your help mates!

I don't remember seeing the batt icon along with the red triangle. I'll check it out before I leave, and check the batt terminals as well.

Funny is that the...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-13-2013, 02:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,889
Posted By SharkMan77
Thanks for your replies guys. bobby: I...

Thanks for your replies guys.

bobby: I sincerely hope you are right.

Wood: not the ABS, the triangle of terror... Well my battery was fine a week before, on the 20k km service!

I'm a little...
Forum: EMEA 08-13-2013, 01:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 646
Posted By SharkMan77
Routes and sites help! From Athens to Norway… Meeting fellow bikers!

http://georgeballas.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Various/BMW-R1200GS-2013/i-bx6JxmV/0/L/_GBP8102_HDR-L.jpg...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-13-2013, 10:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,889
Posted By SharkMan77
Eek R1200GS General warning light lights up red after startup

Dear inmates,

I'm just preparing for a long trip starting tomorrow morning.
I just came up with a small (I hope:evil) issue. At the engine precheck the general warning light goes through its...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-10-2013, 03:03 AM
Replies: 2,577
Views: 484,589
Posted By SharkMan77
A quick and dirty white version... I like it! ...

A quick and dirty white version... I like it!

http://georgeballas.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Various/BMW-R1200GS-2013/i-cNcphkM/0/XL/NEW_GSA_2-XL.jpg...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-01-2013, 02:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,785
Posted By SharkMan77
Wicked Check the Spokes...

I had the same issue with you, a slight (periodic) vibration starting at around 60mph and peaking at 80mph.
I have bought my Adventure with 4k miles and had this issue from the start, but it was...
Forum: Ride reports 03-08-2013, 02:05 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,955
Posted By SharkMan77
Subscribed! Welcome. I'm eager to read about...

Subscribed!
Welcome. I'm eager to read about your adventures...:freaky

On a side note... how much did Panagiotopoulos paid you to put his sticker on a camel...?:lol3

Cheers,
George
Forum: GS Boxers 02-08-2013, 06:01 AM
Replies: 11,394
Views: 2,148,143
Posted By SharkMan77
Hi, Sadly no demos until March, or late...

Hi,
Sadly no demos until March, or late February if we're lucky...:cry
If you want to "see" one up close :evil, they have one in Kifisias as well, since yesterday!

Cheers,
George
Forum: GS Boxers 02-08-2013, 02:49 AM
Replies: 11,394
Views: 2,148,143
Posted By SharkMan77
Hey NLS, Yes it's true! I stumbled upon the...

Hey NLS,
Yes it's true! I stumbled upon the first one to arrive in Greece this Wednesday:clap, while doing the 6k (10k km) service to my Adventure...
...
Forum: Ride reports 01-10-2013, 03:56 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 74,781
Posted By SharkMan77
Lucky just doesn't cut it...! :clap Have a...

Lucky just doesn't cut it...! :clap
Have a great trip and keep us posted.
Forum: Ride reports 10-23-2012, 03:48 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,845
Posted By SharkMan77
I'm definitely in...!

I'm definitely in...!
Forum: Ride reports 10-21-2012, 04:29 AM
Replies: 4,878
Views: 3,312,477
Posted By SharkMan77
Another classic! :thumb I've read all your...

Another classic! :thumb

I've read all your previous RR's here, and you have a great gift for writing and photography as well. Got your DVD and book, but I haven't stared the book yet... Seems...
Forum: Ride reports 09-24-2012, 01:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 874
Posted By SharkMan77
Very nice... :clap Thanks for visiting!!! ...

Very nice... :clap
Thanks for visiting!!!

(My French is rusty - to say the least :shog - so I read it partly in French, and partly in Googlish translation :freaky)

George
Forum: Ride reports 09-17-2012, 01:30 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 22,806
Posted By SharkMan77
Hi poolman...

Hi poolman (http://www.advrider.com/forums/member.php?u=155194),

I enjoy very much your Costa Rica report and photos. I've been there a couple of times myself, but mainly for diving and sadly not...
Forum: Equipment 09-09-2012, 11:28 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 26,758
Posted By SharkMan77
Hi Snarky, can you link the screws you've found...

Hi Snarky,
can you link the screws you've found at amazon? I've seen a set but seems shorter and thicker than the originals of the XD4.:D

Thanks,
GB
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-12-2012, 01:43 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 33,017
Posted By SharkMan77
Thanks for your answer! :D So, in both cases...

Thanks for your answer! :D
So, in both cases (66x and 350), you'd resort in playing music through a (hardwired? to headset e.g. Sena SMH10) player - such as ipod/iphone - and use the bluetooth...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-11-2012, 04:07 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 33,017
Posted By SharkMan77
Sorry to post a silly question...:shog, but what...

Sorry to post a silly question...:shog, but what are the HW and SW features that the 350 doesn't have?

:ear
Forum: Australia 03-09-2012, 02:33 AM
Replies: 2,889
Views: 477,032
Posted By SharkMan77
That's an amazing price... :thumb The price for...

That's an amazing price... :thumb
The price for just the unit in Europe, is around $210 to $250!!!

I'll have a friend of mine pick one for me ASAP.

Many thanks for the heads up!!!...
Forum: Ride reports 02-18-2012, 02:41 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 43,924
Posted By SharkMan77
Subscribed! Can't wait to see more photos of...

Subscribed!

Can't wait to see more photos of Iran... :D
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-16-2012, 11:34 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,650
Posted By SharkMan77
Thumb Beautiful Hellas!

Very nice photos!
Bravo!:clap
Forum: Ride reports 02-09-2012, 04:56 PM
Replies: 476
Views: 186,340
Posted By SharkMan77
Thumb Awesome RR

Hi,

I'm new to the forums, and I'd like to simply post my congratulations for concluding, but foremost for sharing with us, this wonderful journey of yours.

I had the privilege of reading your...
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