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Forum: Beasts 03-25-2009, 05:04 AM
Replies: 13,807
Views: 4,802,871
Posted By Flying*D
mine it's "almost" finished after some winter...

mine it's "almost" finished after some winter work... 2 more weks.. :norton :clap:clap

http://img12.imageshack.us/img12/4361/imag0021nmo.jpg
Forum: Beasts 12-31-2008, 04:58 AM
Replies: 13,807
Views: 4,802,871
Posted By Flying*D
It fitted quite well on a 2002 AT.. however it...

It fitted quite well on a 2002 AT.. however it didn't really improve anything compared to the 140...
Forum: Beasts 11-11-2008, 05:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,548
Posted By Flying*D
I don't get the question... if you are...

I don't get the question...

if you are asking for a good tire for the wet, then go for the Anakee..

If are asking how are the TKC and the Karoo on the wet, well can't be be better then the...
Forum: Beasts 11-05-2008, 03:05 PM
Replies: 24,517
Views: 4,495,490
Posted By Flying*D
I think they all pretty much SUCK: yamaha, honda,...

I think they all pretty much SUCK: yamaha, honda, suzuki... there's plenty of people that are waiting for a japanese DS bike and nobody is doing anything..:huh

The Varadero is a good bike, but...
Forum: Beasts 11-05-2008, 06:23 AM
Replies: 24,517
Views: 4,495,490
Posted By Flying*D
:D :D :D Tristano and I have the same "friend"...

:D :D :D Tristano and I have the same "friend" (Pacifico) as we both write on an italian forum...

Well it was all big scam and we are alredy organizing a punishing team:lol3

But it's true...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-04-2008, 05:41 AM
Replies: 264
Views: 139,863
Posted By Flying*D
Did you even understand what it says? :wink: ...

Did you even understand what it says? :wink:

heads from the superduke R
instruments from the new 990 Supermotard
new cranckshaft (so less vibes)
new Connecting rods

106 hp for standard...
Forum: Beasts 11-03-2008, 02:15 AM
Replies: 24,517
Views: 4,495,490
Posted By Flying*D
in Italy we don't buy so late (September), so...

in Italy we don't buy so late (September), so that's why the value is so low..

From Jan 08 till Oct 08 Bmw sold something like 6000 GS and GS ADV... the 2 bikes combined are at first spot for...
Forum: Beasts 11-01-2008, 12:43 PM
Replies: 24,517
Views: 4,495,490
Posted By Flying*D
Everybody is going there.. the moto morini gran...

Everybody is going there.. the moto morini gran passo has 120, the new KTM Adventure R (should be presented in Milan) will have the 990cc from the SM model with 115 hp, the future ktm 1190 (end 2009)...
Forum: Beasts 10-25-2008, 11:35 AM
Replies: 13,807
Views: 4,802,871
Posted By Flying*D
Almost every year in Italy comes up some article...

Almost every year in Italy comes up some article on the new africa twin.. it's like this since 2003... and nothing comes up after that...:huh
Forum: Beasts 08-29-2008, 01:59 AM
Replies: 290
Views: 68,798
Posted By Flying*D
Well they have been looking close to any single...

Well they have been looking close to any single detail.. in some spots there was an excess of glue (back light) and the stickers were not perfect .. it came out later that the sticker were not...
Forum: Beasts 08-28-2008, 07:06 AM
Replies: 290
Views: 68,798
Posted By Flying*D
Some news... Two friends from another...

Some news...

Two friends from another forum have been driving the GranPasso for half a day 500 km..

They both love big dualsports, one has a new GS and the other has a 990 ADV...

They...
Forum: Beasts 08-11-2008, 02:27 AM
Replies: 16,977
Views: 4,896,665
Posted By Flying*D
What do you want to know?? I can give them a...

What do you want to know?? I can give them a call...:wink:

PS: send me a PM as a reminder, I am not always checking this post..
Forum: Beasts 08-11-2008, 01:28 AM
Replies: 290
Views: 68,798
Posted By Flying*D
KTM is coming with 2 different LC8 within...

KTM is coming with 2 different LC8 within 2008/2009.. one street and one dakar, both with the new 1190..

Hope the EICMA in Milan is gonna be good this November...:evil
Forum: Beasts 08-06-2008, 06:36 AM
Replies: 290
Views: 68,798
Posted By Flying*D
I don't know if I remember right but both Stelvio...

I don't know if I remember right but both Stelvio e Gran Passo can have a 180 back tire as optional..

for the Stelvio I am sure, the GP I don't know if I read it or ....:1drink :1drink :rofl
Forum: Beasts 08-05-2008, 10:13 AM
Replies: 290
Views: 68,798
Posted By Flying*D
in Italy is 12.990 euros.. should be around 1000...

in Italy is 12.990 euros.. should be around 1000 more in NL... still cheaper then a GS...
Forum: Beasts 08-05-2008, 10:04 AM
Replies: 290
Views: 68,798
Posted By Flying*D
I'll get it tomorrow when my father comes from...

I'll get it tomorrow when my father comes from Italy... he has a magazine shopping list from me:rofl:rofl

Anyway, discussed already on an italian forum, that comparison is crap, this time the best...
Forum: Racing 08-04-2008, 03:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 702
Posted By Flying*D
it was everything so fast, they were so close,...

it was everything so fast, they were so close, Pitt couldn't have done anything better..

I just hope he can live with it and won't blame himself for it..
Forum: Racing 08-04-2008, 02:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 702
Posted By Flying*D
It's confirmed by multiple sources that he passed...

It's confirmed by multiple sources that he passed away during the night due to the heavy injuries at the head..
Forum: GS Boxers 08-01-2008, 06:56 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,720
Posted By Flying*D
I've seen the 6 episodes on BBC some months ago...

I've seen the 6 episodes on BBC some months ago and I found it terrible.. always on a run, always complaining about everything, was getting on my nerves..

Now there's a 10 episodes DVDs , hope...
Forum: Beasts 07-20-2008, 06:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,103
Posted By Flying*D
the only x-challenge I know is the BMW G 650 and...

the only x-challenge I know is the BMW G 650 and is a mono...:huh
Forum: Beasts 07-20-2008, 05:59 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,556
Posted By Flying*D
This is not an Africa Twin... I don't even think...

This is not an Africa Twin... I don't even think is a V-twin, looks more like a 4 in line:eek1:eek1:eek1:eek1

Anyway, in Italy you find a very good AT for 4000 Euro.. a good one between 2000 and...
Forum: Beasts 06-29-2008, 11:59 AM
Replies: 13,807
Views: 4,802,871
Posted By Flying*D
Actually Boano is much cheaper then AQ... ...

Actually Boano is much cheaper then AQ...

He sells the the rally front part for 250 euros and for 640euros the complete kit with lights and instruments holders..

AQ is around 1000 euros only...
Forum: Beasts 06-11-2008, 12:59 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 68,798
Posted By Flying*D
that sounds pretty weird... I have a Africa Twin...

that sounds pretty weird... I have a Africa Twin with an 870mm seat and I am 5'8", no problem in touching the floor.. well I don't touch completely 100% with both feat, but I have no issue on and off...
Forum: Thumpers 06-06-2008, 12:57 AM
Replies: 3,733
Views: 1,170,724
Posted By Flying*D
UNBELIVABLE!!!!! well actually I belive you, but...

UNBELIVABLE!!!!! well actually I belive you, but still it's :eek1 :eek1 :eek1

with my AT 750 I drive 120 kmh at around 5700 rpm, 140 is close to 6500..

Then this could definetely be my...
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2008, 12:43 AM
Replies: 3,733
Views: 1,170,724
Posted By Flying*D
I can't understand this... 120kmh at 4000 rpm on...

I can't understand this... 120kmh at 4000 rpm on a mono with 5 gears?

I went to look at the primary and secondary transmission for the Tenere and AT 750..

Tenere'
75/36 (2.083) P

45/15...
Forum: Beasts 03-25-2008, 03:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,700
Posted By Flying*D
Good choice, I did the same 4 years ago , I had...

Good choice, I did the same 4 years ago , I had to choose between and @T and a v-strom 650:evil
Forum: Beasts 03-24-2008, 09:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,700
Posted By Flying*D
christian, the valve clearances check and...

christian, the valve clearances check and adjustment is on the service book and should be performed every 12000 km..

Now they may be hydraulic, I have no idea, but I always follow the service...
Forum: Beasts 03-24-2008, 09:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,479
Posted By Flying*D
The motorcycle developed based on a reliable...

The motorcycle developed based on a reliable GXS-R 1000 engine, but can be equipped with a engine of your choice.

It's says it on the site, you can have it with wathever you want... :evil

What...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-24-2008, 09:34 AM
Replies: 7,626
Views: 1,361,582
Posted By Flying*D
I had a drive with the new GS 800 last saturday...

I had a drive with the new GS 800 last saturday here in the Netherlands..:evil

First I have to say I wasn't much impressed a few months ago when it was frist presented.. I found it a bit "cheap".....
Forum: Beasts 03-24-2008, 09:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,700
Posted By Flying*D
I own 1996 Africa twin and I drive it around...

I own 1996 Africa twin and I drive it around 20.000 km a year... I suppose that would make me competent on the subject...:evil

a 1996 AT with 90.000 km can be a peach or can be a big pain in the...
Forum: Beasts 02-08-2008, 04:46 AM
Replies: 290
Views: 68,798
Posted By Flying*D
First let's say that the MM Gran Passo is not...

First let's say that the MM Gran Passo is not available yet officially.. Moto Morini didn't comunicate any kind of prices, it doens't show on the internet site, so is a bit difficult to say how much...
Forum: Beasts 02-06-2008, 05:24 AM
Replies: 290
Views: 68,798
Posted By Flying*D
I was at the motorbeurs as well and I actually...

I was at the motorbeurs as well and I actually touch it.. the sit was made of... wood? well it's a dummy just for a public presentation and many details were pre-production, Moto Morini is a small...
Forum: Road warriors 01-29-2008, 01:23 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 51,390
Posted By Flying*D
When I first saw it I thought it was a joke.. or...

When I first saw it I thought it was a joke.. or a photoshop.. then I realized it was just pig hugly...

Now I changed my mind: the lines are so far from other supersport that it's difficult to...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-29-2008, 04:48 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 15,361
Posted By Flying*D
Well here is still on sale (sorry only in...

Well here is still on sale (sorry only in italian)

http://www.moto.it/epoca/consulta03.asp?EID=1456010
Forum: Old's Cool 01-28-2008, 01:48 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 15,361
Posted By Flying*D
Here in Europe it doesn't really work like that,...

Here in Europe it doesn't really work like that, people go after really collectable items and they are willing to pay for it if is the real thing..
Customizing here is a much smaller phenomenon...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-27-2008, 08:52 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 15,361
Posted By Flying*D
We didn't loose to much time with the guy.... if...

We didn't loose to much time with the guy.... if I am not wrong the bike form GR is in possession of BMW and exposed in a museum somewhere..

Well a bike like that in perfect conditions would have...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-27-2008, 06:36 AM
Replies: 7,626
Views: 1,361,582
Posted By Flying*D
It's simply the Badge... people want the BMW...

It's simply the Badge... people want the BMW because it's a BMW... in Italy you can buy a v-strom 650 for around 6000 euros new and still get some discount... BMW never made any discounts and we are...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-27-2008, 06:25 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 15,361
Posted By Flying*D
Hi, we have been looking at this add even here in...

Hi, we have been looking at this add even here in Italy and we had (on an other forum) quite a discussion...

Probably the bike is an original GR in the meaning that was made direclty by HPN, so...
Forum: Road warriors 01-13-2008, 02:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,874
Posted By Flying*D
Don't even go on there... we have an avarage...

Don't even go on there...
we have an avarage of 300.000 injuries and 6.000 deaths a year for road accidents..
How many are motorbikes related I wouldn't be able to say, but as (especially in...
Forum: Road warriors 01-13-2008, 10:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,874
Posted By Flying*D
:huh who's Carlo Rossi....?:eek1 The...

:huh who's Carlo Rossi....?:eek1


The first video must be Austria... could be even Swiss but they wouldn't dare to do that there....:lol3
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