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Forum: Road warriors 11-09-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,450
Posted By rudk
ground clearance 1/16", max. lean angle 0.49...

ground clearance 1/16", max. lean angle 0.49 .....:clap
Forum: Road warriors 11-07-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 949
Posted By rudk
These bikes are relieable. I've got the 695...

These bikes are relieable. I've got the 695 Monster and a 620 Multi and never had an issue. If it's a 2005 model how's the battery? Tires? Chain/sprockets? The usual stuff.
Forum: Road warriors 11-07-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,197
Posted By rudk
tundra61, did you ride the two bikes?

tundra61, did you ride the two bikes?
Forum: Road warriors 11-07-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 1,508
Views: 149,251
Posted By rudk
Why bother.....it's a waste of time, like with...

Why bother.....it's a waste of time, like with oil or run-in threads. Applaude their bravery, skill and expertise on the brakes.
Forum: Beasts 11-06-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 5,146
Views: 972,506
Posted By rudk
I'm 6'/240pounds, 34" inseam. Got the 500x...

I'm 6'/240pounds, 34" inseam. Got the 500x because the CBF650 I've originally had on order was backordered/delivery would have taken too long.

On the 500x, I'd like the seat one/two inches higher...
Forum: Road warriors 10-27-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 231,695
Posted By rudk
You could as well flush the $300 down the toilet...

You could as well flush the $300 down the toilet - the effect is the same.

The V7 models oil capacity is 2 liters for the ENGINE and one liter for the GEARBOX - i.e. 3 LITRES IN TOTAL. Plenty of...
Forum: Road warriors 10-24-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 16,836
Posted By rudk
http://www.ahem.in/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/hila...

http://www.ahem.in/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/hilariousmusicfantattoofails10_1395312339.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 10-01-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 48,448
Posted By rudk
Not bad, but I would have liked if they had put a...

Not bad, but I would have liked if they had put a bit more of the concept bike into the R model

http://www.ridermagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/BMW-Concept-Roadster-right.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 09-09-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 634
Views: 109,273
Posted By rudk
They (BMW) did it (belt) so that we can discuss...

They (BMW) did it (belt) so that we can discuss the topic here at ADVrider.
Forum: Road warriors 09-09-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,423
Posted By rudk
CB650F = aluminum swingarm, frame is steel

CB650F = aluminum swingarm, frame is steel
Forum: Road warriors 09-07-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 634
Views: 109,273
Posted By rudk
How come a cow's udder has four tits and not four...

How come a cow's udder has four tits and not four taps? :clap
Forum: Road warriors 09-06-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 634
Views: 109,273
Posted By rudk
"""THIS""" Besides, when the BMW F800 models...

"""THIS"""

Besides, when the BMW F800 models were introduced in 2006 (F800S/ST) they all came ONLY with belt. Later the GS and R models where changed to chain. After the S and ST have been...
Forum: Road warriors 09-06-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 1,456
Views: 309,934
Posted By rudk
Quote: <table...

Quote:
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Forum: Road warriors 09-06-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 1,456
Views: 309,934
Posted By rudk
That's assumed you'll have the dealer doing the...

That's assumed you'll have the dealer doing the maintenance according to the manufacuters service intervals/shedule. The W800 intervals are the shortest of the bunch. Triumph and Guzzi = 10000km,...
Forum: Road warriors 09-06-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 634
Views: 109,273
Posted By rudk
...?????

...?????
Forum: Road warriors 09-03-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 1,456
Views: 309,934
Posted By rudk
The Bonneville models have a bit more power, but...

The Bonneville models have a bit more power, but it's not that big difference.

It's also more or less irrelevant because both engines have a completely different character / vibe. Both are quick...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 08-20-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 920
Views: 122,933
Posted By rudk
2015 KTM 1290 Super Adventure

New for next year. 1290 engine, bigger tank, more to come....

http://www.motorradonline.de/sixcms/media.php/11/thumbnails/ktm1290superadventure_1024.jpg.3491540.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 06-28-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,313
Posted By rudk
Not that "easy" if you're not used to tinker,...

Not that "easy" if you're not used to tinker, don't have the tools, patience etc. Besides, you have to wait during fill-ups because the DIY mod/breather valve is too slow. Many who did the mod had...
Forum: Road warriors 06-27-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,313
Posted By rudk
I had a MTS620 for two years. The biggest...

I had a MTS620 for two years.

The biggest "flaw" is that the tank is missing the ventilation system of the bigger MTS 1000/MTS 1100 models. This creates a vacuum inside the tank and when you fuel...
Forum: Road warriors 06-26-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,385
Posted By rudk
I have the naked version (CB650F here in Europe)...

I have the naked version (CB650F here in Europe) on order. Should arrive somewhere in July.

The naked is an absolute hoot to ride. Really great fun, handling is completely neutral, the bike goes...
Forum: Road warriors 06-13-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 850
Posted By rudk
New Yamaha MT-09 "Street Tracker" from August 2014

http://www.motorradonline.de/sixcms/media.php/11/thumbnails/170_Yamaha%20MT-09%20Street%20Tracker%202014.jpg.3292250.jpg
Forum: Beasts 05-16-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 3,270
Views: 621,564
Posted By rudk
http://i61.tinypic.com/1zdqhdj.jpg ...

http://i61.tinypic.com/1zdqhdj.jpg


http://www.2ar.eu
Forum: Road warriors 05-10-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 875
Views: 143,354
Posted By rudk
People pay way too much attention to what's...

People pay way too much attention to what's written in these mag reviews/shootouts/comparisons etc..

I've stopped to buy ANY motorcycle magazine 16 years ago. Especially german magazines and in...
Forum: Vendors 05-07-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,386
Posted By rudk
To tighten the male counter screw into the bare...

To tighten the male counter screw into the bare metal of the frame without the use of any washer like they do it on the Rally Raid vid on YT - even if that threaded frame spacer might be forged -...
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 21,126
Posted By rudk
To tighten the male counter screw into the bare...

To tighten the male counter screw into the bare metal of the frame without the use of any washer like they do it on the Rally Raid vid on YT - even if that threaded frame spacer might be forged -...
Forum: Road warriors 03-31-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,382
Posted By rudk
Not that it's THAT important, I just had some...

Not that it's THAT important, I just had some time to kill...;-)


2009 - no Superlow Sportster model

http://i59.tinypic.com/mv0ks1.jpg
http://i62.tinypic.com/hs6yjk.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 03-30-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,382
Posted By rudk
That Harley looks like a Sportster Low, not the...

That Harley looks like a Sportster Low, not the Superlow, which has the bigger fuel tank.
Forum: Road warriors 03-30-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 1,205
Views: 208,280
Posted By rudk
Yeah, with the new wasserboxer engine...:deal...

Yeah, with the new wasserboxer engine...:deal :deal :deal :brow
Forum: Road warriors 02-02-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,046
Posted By rudk
It's P A N I G A L E

It's P A N I G A L E
Forum: Road warriors 12-22-2013, 07:29 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 12,946
Posted By rudk
Great review. I didn't read the whole thread/all...

Great review. I didn't read the whole thread/all posts, but when I test rode a Bonneville SE last year I was surprised about the lenght of the gear lever. I have shoe size 13 and had to put my foot...
Forum: Road warriors 12-14-2013, 04:17 PM
Replies: 950
Views: 190,412
Posted By rudk
Hell yes, it's only 1900 "easy" bucks, seat not...

Hell yes, it's only 1900 "easy" bucks, seat not included. $$$ for installation if you're not wrenching yourself not included too.

A piece of cake...


Shock Absorber Kit by Bitubo For V7 -...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-02-2013, 03:29 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,105
Posted By rudk
Me too would really like to see a stripped down...

Me too would really like to see a stripped down HPN-kind-of sub 200 kg BMW 1200 GS/ADV without the HP2 premium price point and no electronics bling, except maybe for ABS and heated grips ;-)...but a...
Forum: Road warriors 11-30-2013, 09:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,307
Posted By rudk
I test rode both the 675 and 800 MV Brutale two...

I test rode both the 675 and 800 MV Brutale two months ago and thought they were great. All of the bad things that you read about the fueling, throttle response etc. were pretty much non existent....
Forum: Road warriors 11-11-2013, 05:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,115
Posted By rudk
Fun maybe, but definitely an expensive and short...

Fun maybe, but definitely an expensive and short one:

<table class="specs zero-fx my-2014 specs-variants-2"><tbody><tr><td class="modelheader modelheader-label" valign="top">Range</td> <td...
Forum: Thumpers 11-07-2013, 09:07 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,174
Posted By rudk
A lot of bikes have those vertical scratches on...

A lot of bikes have those vertical scratches on the cylinder walls if you look at the long term reviews like for ex. german "Motorrad" magazine.

2012 Honda CBR600F
...
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2013, 09:26 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,174
Posted By rudk
I don't get one thing....are you "measuring" that...

I don't get one thing....are you "measuring" that engine and its components
"by eye" or do you have the necessary precision measuring tools (dial indicator, micrometer, rulers etc.)?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-19-2013, 05:05 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,841
Posted By rudk
Noise-wise there are differences of over 20 dB...

Noise-wise there are differences of over 20 dB between different helmet models. If you have a quiet helmet, stick +/- to the speed limits, don't ride only on the racetrack etc. I don't think you will...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-18-2013, 12:16 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,841
Posted By rudk
These are more likely the cause of tinnitus IMO. ...

These are more likely the cause of tinnitus IMO.

Riding without ear plugs with extreme noisy helmets will certainly not improve your hearing, but usually for developing tinnitus takes more than...
Forum: Road warriors 10-17-2013, 10:05 PM
Replies: 1,205
Views: 208,280
Posted By rudk
Guzzi douchebag.....it's like being back in...

Guzzi douchebag.....it's like being back in kindergarten again. Just forget about it.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-17-2013, 07:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,560
Posted By rudk
I'd go R1100GS/R1150GS. I wouldn't consider a K75...

I'd go R1100GS/R1150GS. I wouldn't consider a K75 for the "odd" tire and rim sizes of 2.50 18 front and 2.75 18 rear and the lack of modern tire selection/choice alone (by todays standards). ...
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