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Forum: Thumpers 06-01-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 26,527
Views: 3,625,043
Posted By nomadb
Shiny bits

Today I get plastic parts for the Husky.
Thank to Hall Cycle for getting them all.:thumb
I have realized that I have forgotten order the stickers.

Maybe I will get the plasitics covered with...
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 26,527
Views: 3,625,043
Posted By nomadb
Same question from here? Where did you get the...

Same question from here? Where did you get the plastic? They look great!
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 26,527
Views: 3,625,043
Posted By nomadb
Front right shock leaking oil

Hello All,
I have an 2009 TE610. I have used it mostly on trails and dirt.
I have noticed today there was oil leaking from the front right shock absorber.
Since I have neoprene shock absorber...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-20-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,951
Posted By nomadb
How about mpg?

Hello all,
I wonder how the mpg is effected with the replacement exhaust?
I would appreciate if you can add if you see increase or decrease at your gas consumption after the replacement.

Regards
Forum: Ride reports 11-09-2013, 01:03 PM
Replies: 846
Views: 425,813
Posted By nomadb
Thumb Great writing!

Thank you Anna, for taking the time to share your trip with us.

The way you write straight and simple makes it attractive. And observations from the road as they happen......

Few points from...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-30-2013, 01:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,285
Posted By nomadb
Thumb 10.000km service, my experience

Well here is my experience;
The bike was serviced last year at the dealer for 1.000km service.
AT 8.500 km the service sign came up, be cause it was over a year.
I have tried setting an...
Forum: Ride reports 03-01-2013, 10:39 AM
Replies: 4,852
Views: 3,213,971
Posted By nomadb
Grrreat report!

I am following this thread which is journey of many riders all - in - one with a great surprise and joy. :clap Thank you guys for sharing,

Now I have an F800GS how on earth did you get the bike on...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-24-2013, 08:45 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,040
Posted By nomadb
[QUOTE=nomadb;20798780]F800GS is pretty solid...

[QUOTE=nomadb;20798780]F800GS is pretty solid bike. I had mine over a year with some long distance riding under heavy rain. I did some gravel roads as well, I love it.

But did you test ride one...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-24-2013, 08:43 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,040
Posted By nomadb
Did you test ride the bike before the purchase?

F800GS is pretty solid bike. I had mine over a year with some long distance riding under heavy rain. I did some gravel roads as well, I love it.

But did you test ride one before the order? I...
Forum: Europe 01-05-2013, 01:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,123
Posted By nomadb
Hello Letfield; Mehmet is one of the most...

Hello Letfield;
Mehmet is one of the most common names in Turkey. In the club we have around 4 or 5 Mehmets....
I guess it is like John or Ian.

In any case, the prices of second hand gets low...
Forum: Europe 12-31-2012, 06:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,718
Posted By nomadb
I have spent copule of days in Macedonia and had...

I have spent copule of days in Macedonia and had plans to go to Prizen as well.
When I realised Skopje is worth more than a day I had to cancel Prizen.

Macedonia was beatifull, lot of mountain...
Forum: Europe 12-31-2012, 06:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,123
Posted By nomadb
Welcome to the club letfield123. Due to high...

Welcome to the club letfield123.
Due to high taxation and low amount of sales figures (say business volume) prices are much higher than US.
In fact most of EU is much higher thn US.


As a trade...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-04-2012, 11:21 AM
Replies: 380
Views: 147,246
Posted By nomadb
You are correct. I have prepared a simple...

You are correct. I have prepared a simple drawings as attached.
http://burak.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/electric/26892817_dgXpmw#!i=2253797671&k=Ls5q4Sn
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-03-2012, 01:27 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 147,246
Posted By nomadb
Thank you for the link. The posi-tap seems to...

Thank you for the link. The posi-tap seems to make things much easier.
I plan on running the added LED stop lights with the existing tail light. I will try to put a fuse on the line just in...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-03-2012, 01:50 AM
Replies: 380
Views: 147,246
Posted By nomadb
I have looked at the web site ...

I have looked at the web site
http://www.hyperlites.com/modbo.html
I was not able to see any instructions about fitting the kit?

I would appreciate if an inmate can post some details about how...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-02-2012, 02:09 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 147,246
Posted By nomadb
Extra Stop Light

I am looking to add an extra LED based stop light. Basically when I brake I want this flashing light to turn on.
THE LED group has its own driver circuitry. All it needs is 12VDC to turn on. I...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-03-2012, 01:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,458
Posted By nomadb
s Improvement? You mean you burn less fuell...

s
Improvement? You mean you burn less fuell now?
If that is the case, this maybe a good modification to execute.

Regard
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-02-2012, 10:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,458
Posted By nomadb
Now this looks expensive and interesting.... ...

Now this looks expensive and interesting....
How does the mpg of the bike gets effected? Do you burn more fuel?
(Over here a litre of fuel is 2.71USD per litre da most expensive !!!!!)

Regards
Forum: Thumpers 09-27-2012, 10:56 PM
Replies: 26,527
Views: 3,625,043
Posted By nomadb
Headlights acting funny

Hello All,
I have a strange case of headlights, I thought I will consult the common knowledge of fellow riders before I start dissasembling the bike.

When I start the bike the headlights are off....
Forum: Racing 09-09-2012, 04:23 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 27,410
Posted By nomadb
A great loss, Kemal Merkit.

We have lost a great sporstman, a super atlhete, a father on 7th of September.

Kemal was a great inspiration for many of us. He shared his adventures with us all the time.

He was a honorary...
Forum: EMEA 08-13-2012, 01:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 699
Posted By nomadb
Around Konya there is the Salt Lake (TUZ Gölü). ...

Around Konya there is the Salt Lake (TUZ Gölü). That should be an interesting site.

I agree also Urgup Goreme Cappadocia with all the formations and under ground cities.
Look for Ihlara Valley, ...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-28-2012, 05:01 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,939
Posted By nomadb
That is absolutely correct. Hear this; 2 months...

That is absolutely correct. Hear this;
2 months ago I notice an F800GS same colour 100 meters down my house. He had all the goodies on the bike.
Hepco bars, cases, fog lites hyper pro front and...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-28-2012, 04:34 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,998
Posted By nomadb
Hyperpro front progressive springs and rear spring with 10W oil

Well I have purchased the F800GS few months back. I have done lots of bike tests before hand.
I have sold my DL1000 2003 and decided to get the F800GS.

1- DL1000 was 9 years old, no mechanical...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-21-2012, 12:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,202
Posted By nomadb
www.fuelly.com

Check out the above web site.
Many people enter their actual fuel consumption based on their model and year.
There is a car and a separate MC section.

You will see the F800GS there as well.

I...
Forum: Europe 05-11-2012, 08:09 PM
Replies: 566
Views: 74,461
Posted By nomadb
Yes June may be hot in Istanbul. But for sure...

Yes June may be hot in Istanbul. But for sure not as hot as July!
And also lot cooler than south and coast.

On the other hand compared to Malaysia may be Istanbul has less humidity.

Are you...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-30-2012, 01:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,131
Posted By nomadb
Hımm 160 views and no opinions?

I guess nobody has experience with Wirth and or Wilbers.

That is unusual.

Come on, Wirth is listed in Touratech Catalog, somebody should have bought them a pair.

Regards
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-29-2012, 10:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,308
Posted By nomadb
Well, here is the answer: It doesn't work. ...

Well, here is the answer: It doesn't work.

This was discussed at www.f800riders.com.
http://f800riders.org/forum/showthread.php/20888-Battery-Charger-(Battery-Tender)-using-stock-BMW-plug

I...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-28-2012, 02:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,308
Posted By nomadb
Charging from the on-board

Hello All,
I have 2011 F800GS with 400kms on the clock. Previous owner had it sitting in the garage for a year. I have worries that the battery may had let to dry level during his ownership.

I...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-24-2012, 11:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,131
Posted By nomadb
Question Wirth Front Springs for F800GS

Hello All,

I have read whole thread about the Hyperpro spring kits for the F800GS. The users are happy with the result.

In the past I have used Wilbers progressive springs to repalce the front...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-21-2012, 03:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,797
Posted By nomadb
Since I have made my post, I am a happy owner of...

Since I have made my post, I am a happy owner of F800GS of 2011.
I rode it very few miles after few tests I have done with it.

Initial observations:
F800GS is realy flickable. In curvey roads...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-06-2012, 10:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,797
Posted By nomadb
Well I have sold my DL 1000 about a week ago. ...

Well I have sold my DL 1000 about a week ago.
And I will be getting and F800GS hopefully this coming monday.

I had the DL1000 for 9 years from new. It is a great bike with lots of torque and...
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2012, 10:54 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 112,488
Posted By nomadb
Thumb 2008 TE610 Front Disc replaced by EBC

Hello,

I have replaced my slighlty warped disc. The original disc was warped due to the hit it took when I fell somewhere while offroading.
It became apparent when I have replaced the brake...
Forum: Ride reports 03-31-2012, 10:11 PM
Replies: 1,041
Views: 219,399
Posted By nomadb
Now that is a great gift and sure one happy...

Now that is a great gift and sure one happy couple.
It is not easy to find those BMW basics around.

Great picture and story . Thanks for sharing

Burak

From finally suny Istanbul
Forum: Thumpers 10-04-2011, 06:50 AM
Replies: 26,527
Views: 3,625,043
Posted By nomadb
3500km, 3 years, clean oil filters but the front disc

Well last saturday I had the oil change. What's new is that the right side steel filter was also checked for the first time in 3 years. Previously I have had the left side checked since it is quite...
Forum: Thumpers 10-03-2011, 12:34 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 112,488
Posted By nomadb
3500km, 3 years, clean oil filters but the front disc

Well last saturday I had the oil change. What's new is that the right side steel filter was also checked for the first time in 3 years. Previously I have had the left side checked since it is quite...
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2011, 06:11 PM
Replies: 26,527
Views: 3,625,043
Posted By nomadb
Hello All, I have been fiddling with...

Hello All,

I have been fiddling with myTE610ie of 08 for the past days.
I have managed to change the brake pads. This is the first set they need since it was bought.
Front got GOLD Brakes,S33...
Forum: Ride reports 09-10-2011, 02:51 PM
Replies: 2,566
Views: 1,736,470
Posted By nomadb
Well, that smile on Doug's face, you nasty...

Well, that smile on Doug's face, you nasty ......rd you. :evil

regards

Burak

What me jelaus. naaah.. I like brunettes any way. Wait the other girl is dark.
Darn, hard beat this...
Forum: Ride reports 09-01-2011, 02:46 AM
Replies: 2,566
Views: 1,736,470
Posted By nomadb
Thumb A good read before you start the South American trip

Dear Doug,

Here is a book of a writer who has done a similar trip.
http://www.amazon.com/Chasing-Che-Motorcycle-Journey-Guevara/dp/0375702652/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1314870130&sr=1-1
...
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2011, 10:17 AM
Replies: 26,527
Views: 3,625,043
Posted By nomadb
How to clean the dirty air filter and remove the upper bolt

Hello All,

Since I have week off and after a great ride past saturday, I decided to get down and dirty on the air filter.:evil
I was not able to get the air filter out of its box due to the...
Forum: Ride reports 08-26-2011, 03:24 AM
Replies: 2,566
Views: 1,736,470
Posted By nomadb
Thank you

Dear Longwaybackhome,

Thanks for the text. I was not able to read it through the picture.
Sad to hear such a large number of people being deported to a dark faith.

Regards
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