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Forum: Australia 11-12-2013, 07:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 711
Posted By ajmac
fc moto in germany:D and even with shipping its...

fc moto in germany:D and even with shipping its about half the price.the oz dollar should have pushed the price down by at least a third but i see no decrease in price.i bought a shoei in 2009 it was...
Forum: Asia Pacific 03-30-2013, 08:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 685
Posted By ajmac
Cool2 gidday/servus

when i was planning my trip i looked as much as i could but in the end it worked out cheaper and more simplistic to just ride over east from WA.if time is a constraint i just had bikes only send a...
Forum: Thumpers 03-22-2013, 11:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 261
Posted By ajmac
Question X Challenge 650 hose replacements urgently req

does anyone know a contact for hose replacements for my x challenge as mine have perished and the bike is unusable.
please send me a pm or an email to ajmac111 at gee mail dot com if you have any...
Forum: Asia Pacific 03-13-2013, 01:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,258
Posted By ajmac
wenya headin north

and keep off the major hiways they are boring as bat shit ...for example from sydney do the putty road (not at weekends but) then do the buckets way and thunderbolts way this will get you up around...
Forum: Thumpers 02-07-2013, 07:37 PM
Replies: 6,782
Views: 1,027,459
Posted By ajmac
help needed

hi i have just bought the Xc and am fitting the TT safari tank.

having read the threads am confused which way is best to install the TT way or the VENT method?

any tips or advice would be...
Forum: Thumpers 02-02-2013, 06:01 PM
Replies: 5,690
Views: 1,138,679
Posted By ajmac
Question engine crash bars to fit the X-c

hi i have just bought a Xc and have ordered the TT fuel tank and the TT large bashplate.
Can i still fit engine protection bars and who and where can i get some?:ear
cheers al
Forum: GS Boxers 01-07-2013, 12:09 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,877
Posted By ajmac
Cool2 fly out?ship back

fly your bike in and ship it back (roro wilhaus williamson or wtf its called ) .save alot of heartache with your time constraints!!
moto milan is slightly cheaper for the grreen card for europe and...
Forum: Americas 12-25-2012, 10:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,010
Posted By ajmac
Cool2 meaningful departures

i had the 10 year visa for six months at a time and was worried about exactly this problem having read some horror stories on horizons.my experience was to talk to the border personel when your on...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-21-2012, 08:50 PM
Replies: 6,765
Views: 1,526,006
Posted By ajmac
wanted to buy a new or second hand ktm which ?

this seems really cheap for a new katoi in Oz .i have been trawling bikesales for second hand one but they seem to be really exxy compared to the new ones..i need a new bike but cannot decide on...
Forum: EMEA 12-20-2012, 12:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,797
Posted By ajmac
Cool2 maroc

i was there in march/april and it was fantastic although i did get freezing rain and even snow in the atlas mtns which closed a pass for a day.i waited out the huge hail storm and then went thru the...
Forum: EMEA 09-26-2012, 07:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,062
Posted By ajmac
i am not sure for 'local' bikes but i insured...

i am not sure for 'local' bikes but i insured through moto milan in italy when doing my europe part of my two year trip .they got me a green card which also covered jme for morocco which is a must do...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-11-2012, 07:38 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,842
Posted By ajmac
you couldnt send me the wilburs dealer here in...

you couldnt send me the wilburs dealer here in perth can you paleez.(ajmac111@gmail.com) cheers al.
Forum: Asia Pacific 09-09-2012, 06:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 717
Posted By ajmac
fyi i have just been told to contact ivan at...

fyi i have just been told to contact ivan at tullamarine a company called bikesabroad and this guy flew his bike to SA for A$2500 from melbourne australia. so we have qantas and these guys as a...
Forum: Americas 09-09-2012, 03:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 898
Posted By ajmac
[QUOTE=Traveling_Turtle;19540456]So what about us...

[QUOTE=Traveling_Turtle;19540456]So what about us latin american people who live, breathe and eat sout of the US border......Anybody knows actually what papers do I need to bring in my motorcycles...
Forum: Asia Pacific 09-07-2012, 02:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 717
Posted By ajmac
oz to santiago ,chile

anyone on here done this trip of late.i have gandered at hu sight but shipping thread seems to be slightly vacuous,
like to fly but shipping is a possability.
any info appreciated:ear
Forum: Asia Pacific 08-30-2012, 06:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,125
Posted By ajmac
the great central desert road is great.you go to...

the great central desert road is great.you go to leonora then its a pretty good dirt road with maybe a few sandy spots along the way.you can go visit gwalia a ghost town before you hit the dirt.then...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-20-2012, 05:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,153
Posted By ajmac
i installed a staintune full system.it looks...

i installed a staintune full system.it looks great and there may be a slight improvement in response but that may be down to the fact that it has the cat removed and it is 7kg lighter.
that being...
Forum: Americas 08-20-2012, 05:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,130
Posted By ajmac
since 9/11 it is problematic to fly motorcycles...

since 9/11 it is problematic to fly motorcycles from any port in the usa(they have been deemed dangerous goodsetc etcblah blah).you can ring motorcycle express to verify this.
i tried but ended up...
Forum: Americas 08-20-2012, 05:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 557
Posted By ajmac
hi geordie,i am not sure about shipping in but i...

hi geordie,i am not sure about shipping in but i flew in to LA with my bike from Oz ,they told me i needed an agent but i just went to the frieght warehouse got the airway bill and then armed with...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-20-2012, 03:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,453
Posted By ajmac
nippy normans in uk full of farkles and ship...

nippy normans in uk full of farkles and ship overseas
Forum: EMEA 12-27-2011, 08:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,171
Posted By ajmac
buy a stadt oil coffee cup(15Euros) and enjoy...

buy a stadt oil coffee cup(15Euros) and enjoy free coffee at every stadt gas station.its the only free thing in norway so enjoy it hehe
Forum: EMEA 09-09-2011, 08:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,213
Posted By ajmac
Cool2 just got back ,make sure you buy a statoil mug...

just got back ,make sure you buy a statoil mug and get as many free coffees in norway as you can it makes it feel less painfully expensive.lappland is cool and turku archapelago ringvag is worth a...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-08-2011, 01:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 620
Posted By ajmac
Question oil leak from rear of engine 1200gsa???

just got back to france from morocco and found oil leak at back underneath of the engine.its a 2009 gsa.
it appears to be the gearbox seal but appreciate any ideas of info or anyone else had this...
Forum: Europe 03-28-2011, 06:55 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 30,046
Posted By ajmac
Cool2 sounds like a plan

i,m IN. i am from oz riding a gsa been on the rd over a yr now.will be camping with tent.looking fwd to the riding and german beer.:clap
please send me details via ajmac111@gmail.com

dankeschone...
Forum: EMEA 03-28-2011, 04:39 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,570
Posted By ajmac
Cool2 hey mate ,shame it didnt get the thumbs up.i...

hey mate ,shame it didnt get the thumbs up.i would have thought people woulda been scrambling to do it.cant help emselves huh( roos loose in the top paddock or a few sandwiches missing out the picnic...
Forum: Europe 11-10-2010, 05:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 952
Posted By ajmac
i just flew from toronto to gatwick with...

i just flew from toronto to gatwick with motorcycle express it was 1800 bucks for the bike and 320 for me.i flew into the states with qantas from sydney but flying out of the usa is a nono.motorcycle...
Forum: Latin America 09-16-2010, 02:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,814
Posted By ajmac
fantastic idea ,thanks heaps mate for the tip.can...

fantastic idea ,thanks heaps mate for the tip.can you send me the ph and name of the boat owner.that would be cool.gracias muchos alotofs
Forum: Latin America 09-16-2010, 08:28 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,814
Posted By ajmac
sounds good

thanks for the language school ideas ,been on the road nearly 9 months and a wee stop with some learning would be great and the mexico schools sound good.thanks.i am from the antipodes so...
Forum: Latin America 09-15-2010, 05:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,814
Posted By ajmac
no thank you for that i really didnt know not!!!...

no thank you for that i really didnt know not!!! that but yes is the answer only because xela has cheap and cheerful and comes reccomended.
routes please
Forum: Latin America 09-15-2010, 11:20 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,814
Posted By ajmac
suggestions for route thru mexico to panama then south america

i realize this is a can of worms but having finished my northern trip i am crossing into mexico next week.i have had tons of conflicting advice but am looking for some solid advice on good...
Forum: Americas 08-31-2010, 06:01 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,558
Posted By ajmac
running out of visa time to head south

well did south to north north america ,did the dempster and touched the arctic ocean then headed north to south.all mainly east coast on the downhill.am visiting the hearst castle tomorrow while...
Forum: Alaska 07-15-2010, 06:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,807
Posted By ajmac
Pissed bmw warranty does cover shocks

am in edmonton and it has taken a week(only) to get it all sorted and the shock is in edmonton already.the bike is booked in to get its warranty shock installed.:clap
now should i send the old/new...
Forum: Australia 07-15-2010, 06:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,087
Posted By ajmac
good news on warranty

am in edmonton and the bmw shop (argylle) have just confirmed via bmw australia via nth pole etc that the shock is covered by warranty.
and ..... the shock is already sitting in the store after only...
Forum: Alaska 07-10-2010, 11:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,807
Posted By ajmac
tms service

hey i got to say the service i got from tms was great......
its just the fact that a 2009 bmw warranty wasnt honored and i dont know why. when further questions asked some untruths seems to be the...
Forum: Alaska 07-08-2010, 09:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,807
Posted By ajmac
bmw worldwide warranty

shocking truth.... i ride a r1200 gsa 2009 model.meandering around the globe.got to alaska and my front shock spewed oil on the kenai peninsula.might not exactly be a bp level threat but to myself...
Forum: Australia 07-05-2010, 01:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,087
Posted By ajmac
hey does anyone know how to move this thread to...

hey does anyone know how to move this thread to the alaska/canada regional forums ...... will be interesting to see the responses on this side of the pond re bmw shocks/warranty/dealers etc.
oh and...
Forum: Australia 07-04-2010, 04:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,087
Posted By ajmac
shocking truth on bmw worldwide warranty

got in touch with my dealer in perth and am told "shocks are covered".
so bmw perth get in touch with kieth at anchorage who up till then i was thankful as he got me rolling again same day.this is...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-21-2010, 01:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 881
Posted By ajmac
1200 gsa shocks

hi got a 2009 gsa the front shock blew:puke1 after 30000kms(18000miles).
1.any advice on bmw worldwide warranty appreciated(i know a guy in oz just had his rear replaced under warranty so whats the...
Forum: Australia 06-16-2010, 08:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,087
Posted By ajmac
well the second hand shock has been road tested...

well the second hand shock has been road tested .... am in inuvik just done the dempster ...loovverly.... bmw australia say it "should be covered" .i am thankful of the crowd in alaska really as in...
Forum: Australia 06-14-2010, 11:46 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,087
Posted By ajmac
Thumbs down is bmw warranty like the tooth fairy and santa?

hi ,i am riding my australian bmw in nth america and while on the kenai peninsula alaska my front shockie spewed oil .not a good look in the morning huh. babied her back to anchorage and this is...
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