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Forum: Hacks 01-31-2015, 08:58 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 14,718
Posted By twintwin
This is a OEM R1150R telelever, different design...

This is a OEM R1150R telelever, different design than a R1150GS one, EZS do not provide a new A-arm (telelever), you use the stock one on your bike.
Forum: Hacks 01-26-2015, 10:03 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 14,718
Posted By twintwin
From Claude<BR>"Notice the strut that replaces...

From Claude<BR>"Notice the strut that replaces the shock is adjustable. I assume this allows the installer to line things up properly."<BR><BR><FONT color=#cdcdcd><FONT face=Verdana>Nope Claude,...
Forum: Hacks 01-26-2015, 09:11 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 6,286
Posted By twintwin
Of course:clap Couple picture of the GSA...

Of course:clap

Couple picture of the GSA during a tires change, best shots I have found where you can see Claude's sub-frame.

...
Forum: Hacks 01-25-2015, 07:47 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 6,286
Posted By twintwin
Indeed, very clever design, building a new...

Indeed, very clever design, building a new stronger telelever, with adding supports from the lower subframe, seems more logical, than keeping the OEM one with only the upper strut. Chris, do you use...
Forum: Hacks 01-19-2015, 08:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,422
Posted By twintwin
Right, but I have to admit it was an effective...

Right, but I have to admit it was an effective way (some time frustrating) to learn all about L.L. Thanks to the hack members of this forum, the positive and responsive attitude of EZS (Dave), almost...
Forum: Hacks 01-14-2015, 07:06 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 14,718
Posted By twintwin
My understanding is: as I assume that the plans...

My understanding is: as I assume that the plans of the steering head and the one of the lower bridge (and or the telelever) are not exactly the same, when the L.L. legs turn, the pivot point of...
Forum: Hacks 01-13-2015, 10:34 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 14,718
Posted By twintwin
Obviously there is a stud in place of the shock...

Obviously there is a stud in place of the shock that prevent the telelever to move.

Here on a EZS front end of a R1150R, better view than on a R1150GS.
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Forum: Hacks 01-11-2015, 06:46 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 14,718
Posted By twintwin
As I have tried to explain and as Dave (the big...

As I have tried to explain and as Dave (the big one) was just saying; EZS throws the two flexible bushes (# 3%ring in the top triple (# 5).

Ian, what do you mean by "the top bearing angle...
Forum: Hacks 01-11-2015, 05:05 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 14,718
Posted By twintwin
OK thanks, then if Phyllis could shim in, it...

OK thanks, then if Phyllis could shim in, it would be much appreciated, so what is the story behind this nice telelever?
Forum: Hacks 01-11-2015, 04:51 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 14,718
Posted By twintwin
Yup, that's it, thanks you very much. Inmate...

Yup, that's it, thanks you very much.
Inmate Clancy (who posted the picture), could you shim in and tell us more about this telelever?
Forum: Hacks 01-10-2015, 07:00 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 14,718
Posted By twintwin
Frankly I don't know, last time I rode my 2 rigs...

Frankly I don't know, last time I rode my 2 rigs was 5 months ago, and I was more focus on resolving the sidecar brake set up and the clutch issue that I forgot to compare the feeling on the 2 rigs....
Forum: Hacks 01-10-2015, 05:46 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 14,718
Posted By twintwin
Hum, legit concern, one more issue to worry about...

Hum, legit concern, one more issue to worry about :evil, unexplained failure, all L.L. GS owner should be aware, especially when safety is involved.
Couple comments on the L.L. set up with GS.
...
Forum: Hacks 01-07-2015, 09:16 PM
Replies: 787
Views: 86,569
Posted By twintwin
EZS puzzle

I have just found in my files some pictures of the L.L. parts I got back in June 2012, maybe Dave would be interested to see the EZS puzzle, and with no mounting instructions. Good luck.
Some...
Forum: Hacks 01-06-2015, 08:53 PM
Replies: 787
Views: 86,569
Posted By twintwin
Sorry guys, 87 F here in Bangalore India, and no...

Sorry guys, 87 F here in Bangalore India, and no below freezing temperatures in the forecast for the 100 K years ahead!

As Dave did not want we hijack Strong thread, I will ask my unanswered...
Forum: Hacks 01-05-2015, 09:08 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 14,718
Posted By twintwin
Dave, when would be the due date for your EZS...

Dave, when would be the due date for your EZS L.L. ? If you delay a little bit longer the payment, it could be a real bargain with the favorable change, as the $$ may get stronger and stronger versus...
Forum: Hacks 12-30-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 14,718
Posted By twintwin
Hum, 165/55/15 is still a low profile tire. I...

Hum, 165/55/15 is still a low profile tire. I have experienced the 175/55/15 and did not like it, got back to the 165/80/15. Make sure with EZS that you get the right L.L. (angle of the fork) and...
Forum: Hacks 12-29-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 14,718
Posted By twintwin
One of the main purpose of a L.L. is that you can...

One of the main purpose of a L.L. is that you can use a car wheel with a car tire, and therefore more rubber on the front, help in breaking and more grip in the twisties, especially on wet surfaces....
Forum: Hacks 12-29-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 14,718
Posted By twintwin
I have ordered the L.L. and the set of 15' wheels...

I have ordered the L.L. and the set of 15' wheels directly from EZS, sidecar manufacturer in Netherlands. Got the parts a couple month later, but you are on your own to mount it.
The bearing is easy...
Forum: Hacks 12-29-2014, 04:24 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 14,718
Posted By twintwin
Pictures of the ESZ L.L. for the R11XXGS The...

Pictures of the ESZ L.L. for the R11XXGS

The L.L. mounted
http://twintwin.smugmug.com/Other/EZSfrontend/i-PVjhxLx/0/XL/P6270015-XL.jpg
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Forum: Hacks 12-19-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 14,718
Posted By twintwin
Dave, I'm away from my computer and formost far...

Dave, I'm away from my computer and formost far away from my rig, but as soon as I'm back home (Bangalore, India), I will post some pictures that I have on file. The top of the 2 legs of the L. L....
Forum: Hacks 12-17-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 787
Views: 86,569
Posted By twintwin
For a L.L. set up, yes, same front geometry,...

For a L.L. set up, yes, same front geometry, telelever and ball joint (only the lower bridge change). So EZS use a lower bridge from the R1100GS for the R1150GS set up,and hook it up to the ball...
Forum: Hacks 12-16-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 787
Views: 86,569
Posted By twintwin
Glad you finally joined the still small L.L....

Glad you finally joined the still small L.L. crowd here in the US. Getting an already made EZS based rig is surely much much cheaper, take way less trouble to mount, set up, and, at the end, less...
Forum: Hacks 12-16-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 787
Views: 86,569
Posted By twintwin
Hi, still in India. The farkles weigh...

Hi, still in India.

The farkles weigh peanuts compared to the L.L., EZS wheels, and CMS subframe, they are here only to host some accessories eventually, like gopro or lights. It is indeed an...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-10-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 1,987
Views: 1,118,605
Posted By twintwin
Just saw this report on the news, which proves...

Just saw this report on the news, which proves that the police can sometimes have a certain sense of humor!

...
Forum: Hacks 10-01-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 44,526
Posted By twintwin
Amazing, this is the way all L.L. should be...

Amazing, this is the way all L.L. should be built, with adjustable trail. Do you plan to make the angle of the shock adjustable also later on? Very impressive way to adjust the trail very precisely....
Forum: Hacks 09-30-2014, 10:31 PM
Replies: 7,035
Views: 2,634,699
Posted By twintwin
Ariel sidecar

Spotted this old lady at a small car, bike show in Bangalore India.

http://twintwin.smugmug.com/Other/CopyrightUtha/i-TZPpNzP/0/L/IMG_2427-L.jpg

Who complain that the Ural is under power!! 5...
Forum: Face plant 09-21-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 13,955
Posted By twintwin
You may contact directly Helge Pedersen, founder...

You may contact directly Helge Pedersen, founder of Globeriders, I'm sure he will help you.

helge@globeriders.com (helge@globeriders.com)

http://www.globeriders.com/index.shtml...
Forum: Hacks 09-14-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 787
Views: 86,569
Posted By twintwin
Smart girl:clap, maybe you should ask for monkey...

Smart girl:clap, maybe you should ask for monkey volunteers here on ADV for next year event!:lol3
Forum: Hacks 09-14-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 787
Views: 86,569
Posted By twintwin
DB, I would like to add that it is more the...

DB, I would like to add that it is more the tire's shape, versus the profile that influences the handling and reactivity of the front end. The "square" profile, generally all the low profile tires,...
Forum: Hacks 09-12-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 24,832
Posted By twintwin
Final update

The 165/80/15 are back on the rig. The round and high profile of the Nankang tire is much more forgiven with the bad shape of the back roads around here, and the handling feels much better even so I...
Forum: Hacks 09-12-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 787
Views: 86,569
Posted By twintwin
What the hell did he do with his monkey????

From Max smugmug
http://maxbmwmotorcycles.smugmug.com/RACING/HILLCLIMB/MAX-BMW-Ascutney-Hillclimb/44201764_wTCk3S#!i=3520570817&k=Z7kZbHz

...
Forum: Hacks 09-01-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,100
Posted By twintwin
I was in touch with Mike Paull from Gloriders...

I was in touch with Mike Paull from Gloriders about 6 years ago, regarding this issue. I do not remember the name of he after market joint he was using, and I do not have any more his email response,...
Forum: Hacks 08-31-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 246
Views: 24,832
Posted By twintwin
Thanks Dave for the info, I have 2 spare FD, a...

Thanks Dave for the info, I have 2 spare FD, a R850R (37:11) and a R1100GS (33:11), will see, next project!


From your previous post that I cannot quote!

"One more time what the joint...
Forum: Hacks 08-31-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 246
Views: 24,832
Posted By twintwin
Yup, correct, the pressure of the tire was too...

Yup, correct, the pressure of the tire was too low when I did the first test ride, about a year ago, and it is why I have experienced some head shake at low speed (the issue was discussed at the...
Forum: Hacks 08-30-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 246
Views: 24,832
Posted By twintwin
test ride

Everything went very smoothly, clearance lowered by playing with all the mounts, proportioning valve works great, new Siebenrock clutch up to the job, no bad surprise and as nice feeling as the EOM...
Forum: Hacks 08-29-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 24,832
Posted By twintwin
Update

Hard to believe, but the value of the trail will double when you go from a low profile tire 175/55/15 to a high profile one 165/80/15. I have right now on the rig the 175/55/15, the steering is easy...
Forum: Hacks 08-23-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,384
Posted By twintwin
Indeed, the R1150R make a great tug, I have tried...

Indeed, the R1150R make a great tug, I have tried my neighbor's EZS rig, and it is a blast to ride. The used R1150R is much cheaper than the 1200, and I would trust much more the R11XX series as a...
Forum: Hacks 07-19-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 246
Views: 24,832
Posted By twintwin
One baby step at the time, GSA has a new clutch,...

One baby step at the time, GSA has a new clutch, still struggling with the valve brake line, adapter, but will go next week to a automotive shop where they can fabricate custom brake lines.

India...
Forum: Hacks 07-10-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 24,832
Posted By twintwin
Update. I have already ordered the 2 ...

Update.

I have already ordered the 2 Spiegler brake lines with banjo on all 4 ends. My mistake, I did not check the fitting on the valve before ordering, and anyway I did not know anything...
Forum: Hacks 07-10-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 246
Views: 24,832
Posted By twintwin
Still no luck in my adapter search. One...

Still no luck in my adapter search.

One precision following RAZ1 comment, the male tapered thread on part A is 3/8, in case a tapered adapter would be available somewhere!

If Claude and...
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