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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-13-2015, 10:13 AM
Replies: 3,343
Views: 416,978
Posted By maximuski
You have read my mind buddy. I was about to say...

You have read my mind buddy. I was about to say exactly the same.

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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-24-2015, 08:40 AM
Replies: 8,301
Views: 1,434,392
Posted By maximuski
I think you're right. It was the same for me...

I think you're right. It was the same for me when I rode south America twice in different ATs. Those weren't perfect but they worked perfectly for me

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Forum: Parallel Universe 01-19-2015, 03:27 PM
Replies: 1,415
Views: 638,643
Posted By maximuski
Yes. Sent from my Galaxy Note 2 using...

Yes.

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Forum: Parallel Universe 01-16-2015, 12:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,292
Posted By maximuski
+1 on the adv-spec bars + bash plate. Good stuff ...

+1 on the adv-spec bars + bash plate. Good stuff

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Forum: Racing 12-20-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 20,863
Posted By maximuski
My fellow Colombian. I'm so glad and proud of...

My fellow Colombian. I'm so glad and proud of reading this. I wish you best of luck my dear 'parcero'
Un abrazo
Julian

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Forum: Parallel Universe 12-13-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,714
Posted By maximuski
MRA X-creen sport

Despite the powerbronze windshield on my 09' F8 is quite tall I was missing two inches so I was getting lots of buffeting in my forehead. I decided to get the sport spoiler and I love it. Buffeting...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-06-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 8,301
Views: 1,434,392
Posted By maximuski
But how often you have to service that unicorn...

But how often you have to service that unicorn engine in comparison with the one of a RD7/4?

Not a retorical question but a honest one. I admire ktm but what I've seen in terms of reliability...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-14-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 1,415
Views: 638,643
Posted By maximuski
This is my setup. ...

This is my setup.

https://www.dropbox.com/s/yv752pb2d52ffft/IMGP5157-001.JPG?dl=0

I have had the powerbronze screen since 2010 and I like it but I was missing 1-2 inches of heigh. By then I was...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-04-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 8,301
Views: 1,434,392
Posted By maximuski
One of the pictures shows '1000' under the seat....

One of the pictures shows '1000' under the seat. I think that confirms the displacement

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Forum: Vendors 07-09-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 461
Views: 78,741
Posted By maximuski
I got mine installed last week and did around 500...

I got mine installed last week and did around 500 kms without stopping for gas. Another happy customer



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Forum: Americas 06-27-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,020
Posted By maximuski
I'd avoid la candelaria. I'd stay at the north of...

I'd avoid la candelaria. I'd stay at the north of the city around Zona rosa or even northern. The problem with la candelaria (where mos hostels are) is it is right in downtown and traffic is horrible...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-25-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 967
Posted By maximuski
I have had one dr650, 2 africa twins, one...

I have had one dr650, 2 africa twins, one weestrom and now an f800gs. And if I were looking for the natural upgrade for my weestrom that would be, without a doubt, the tiger800 which I had ridden a...
Forum: Road Warriors 02-10-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 423
Views: 72,889
Posted By maximuski
Weestrom. It took it a couple of months to grow...

Weestrom. It took it a couple of months to grow in me and by the end of our 6 months affair I started liking a bit, mostly when on the hwy but definitely its the less fun bike I've had. I always...
Forum: Trip Planning 12-26-2013, 08:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,262
Posted By maximuski
That's a beautiful bike Francesco!! Please share...

That's a beautiful bike Francesco!! Please share more pics of it :cool:

good luck!

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Forum: Parallel Universe 12-12-2013, 10:43 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,854
Posted By maximuski
I'm 5'5" (168 cms) and installed the hyper pro 5...

I'm 5'5" (168 cms) and installed the hyper pro 5 cms lowering kit back in 2010 on my 2009 f8

After that I rode almost 2 years with the low seat which it was pretty uncomfortable because it is...
Forum: Canada 12-11-2013, 08:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,299
Posted By maximuski
It seems that the warmer the weather the more wet...

It seems that the warmer the weather the more wet it gets so June should work but you only will have a good idea a week in advance. just be prepared for both cold wet as well as hot.

My advice...
Forum: Equipment 11-27-2013, 11:08 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,970
Posted By maximuski
Check the Pentax Optio GW series. I own the first...

Check the Pentax Optio GW series. I own the first model and its great because its waterproof, dustproof and shockproof. Also no len is mechanically opened out of the body so your lens are protected...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-10-2013, 08:58 PM
Replies: 1,415
Views: 638,643
Posted By maximuski
Could you please share sone pics of your...

Could you please share sone pics of your assembly? I switched from the low seat to the regular one and now I need to raise my powerbronze about 2 inches

Thanks

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Forum: Parallel Universe 10-30-2013, 08:04 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,929
Posted By maximuski
AMEN! :thumbup: I couldn't agree more. ...

AMEN! :thumbup:

I couldn't agree more.

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Forum: Parallel Universe 09-30-2013, 08:26 PM
Replies: 8,197
Views: 2,878,675
Posted By maximuski
Somewhere in the Stewart-Cassiar highway ...

Somewhere in the Stewart-Cassiar highway

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/10/01/qy6atu4e.jpg

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Forum: Equipment 08-15-2013, 01:22 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 11,846
Posted By maximuski
I'm happy with my Dainese visoke. Very light...

I'm happy with my Dainese visoke. Very light weight. But the best waterproof boots I've ever had are my rev'it Apache. I fell crossing a little river in my Africa Twin. Two friends came to help me...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-29-2013, 06:39 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 33,066
Posted By maximuski
Did you cut your oem side stand or have something...

Did you cut your oem side stand or have something aftermarket? I have the same problems with it.

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Forum: Parallel Universe 07-25-2013, 06:17 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 33,066
Posted By maximuski
I don't know the answer to your specific question...

I don't know the answer to your specific question but I can tell you that the hyper pro lower suspension is the solution. It makes the bike 5cms (2in) lower. After putting this new suspension...
Forum: Australia 07-04-2013, 06:03 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 11,933
Posted By maximuski
Rev'it Apache are the best waterproof boots I've...

Rev'it Apache are the best waterproof boots I've ever had.
I was crossing this little river which appeared in the middle of the road due to heavy rain and snow melting in the north of Argentina...
Forum: Latin America 06-23-2013, 04:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,338
Posted By maximuski
I lived in chile for about a year in 2006 and...

I lived in chile for about a year in 2006 and bought a 99 Africa Twin with only-god-knows-how-many-miles on it and rode southamerica for a couple of months. Bike price was like almost double price...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-01-2013, 11:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,269
Posted By maximuski
Yes, Honda is done. Sent from my SGH-T889V...

Yes, Honda is done.

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Forum: Vendors 04-24-2013, 07:12 PM
Replies: 461
Views: 78,741
Posted By maximuski
Thumb Would work with low suspension?

This is the best F8 auxiliary tank that I've seen so far. Its just brilliant. Congratulations :clap

Unfortunately I'm inseam challengud so I have the hyperpro lower suspension kit. It is...
Forum: Canada 04-22-2013, 09:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,897
Posted By maximuski
Hi Wadeeb. Good to know there is an inmate up...

Hi Wadeeb. Good to know there is an inmate up there in Inuvik. I plan to do Inuvik from Calgary in July and it will be a solo trip. I have a big question for you. I have scheduled the entire July...
Forum: Road Warriors 02-09-2013, 12:46 AM
Replies: 725
Views: 121,526
Posted By maximuski
Thumbs down Wtf?????

These two new bikes are ones of the most horrible motorcycles I've even seen. After 12 years of continue disappoitment they rised the bar and did something even worst. They look like the basterd...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-05-2012, 08:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,634
Posted By maximuski
Thumb Thanks for the advice. ADVSpec plate has been my...

Thanks for the advice. ADVSpec plate has been my first option, love the bars, just checking other options, but I'll definitely consider your advice.
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-05-2012, 07:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,634
Posted By maximuski
Got it!

Kept digging around and found that ... YES, they work together.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=408866&highlight=advSpec&page=28
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-05-2012, 06:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,634
Posted By maximuski
BMW skip plate fits ADVSpec bars?

Sorry, I tried to find the answer at some threads without luck.

Does anyone know if the BMW skid plate would fit with my ADvSpec bars?
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 09-30-2012, 04:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,907
Posted By maximuski
Thumb Like the video, like the blog. Keep it rolling...

Like the video, like the blog. Keep it rolling :evil
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 09-30-2012, 03:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,208
Posted By maximuski
Cool2 Pero si es el famoso Miguel Silvestre en persona!...

Pero si es el famoso Miguel Silvestre en persona! well.. really nice video my friend, muy "flipado", we'll be waiting for a new book from you ...another millions of rocks, I guess.
Un abrazo!
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 09-29-2012, 08:20 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,935
Posted By maximuski
Cool2 Cool pics, keel them comming !:lurk

Cool pics, keel them comming !:lurk
Forum: Trip Planning 09-22-2012, 05:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,297
Posted By maximuski
Thumb Enjoy your trip!

Plan your trip with some spare time and then let it go, but never be in a rush. I think you can buy a chinese 12V pump for less than 20 bucks.

My best tip for long motorcycle trips is to carry...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-22-2012, 12:03 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 10,896
Posted By maximuski
Cool2 Nice RR and cool tiger!! :lurk

Nice RR and cool tiger!! :lurk
Forum: Americas 09-18-2012, 06:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 644
Posted By maximuski
Cool2 2 trip options

1. No idea about Motorent Chile, but I do recommend Motoaventura chile, they recently opened location in Santiago. They are the biggest motorcycle rental in Chile, maybe in southamerica....
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 08-24-2012, 07:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,473
Posted By maximuski
Thumb Welcome Doris! Have a great trip and let me...

Welcome Doris!

Have a great trip and let me know when getting close to Colombia!
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 08-24-2012, 02:14 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 10,633
Posted By maximuski
subscribed! :lurk

subscribed! :lurk
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