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Forum: Beasts 03-07-2012, 12:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,423
Posted By Horizon
After this, you will be able to change gears even...

After this, you will be able to change gears even barefoot! :D
Forum: Beasts 03-06-2012, 02:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,423
Posted By Horizon
I always changed the rubbers on my Vee:s after...

I always changed the rubbers on my Vee:s after about 30000 km:s ( 18-19000 miles), and it made a very noticable difference. Smoother shifts and less clunk.

With the mileage on your bike, i think...
Forum: Ride reports 02-28-2012, 05:35 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 50,910
Posted By Horizon
I vote for that too...

I vote for that too...
Forum: Beasts 02-23-2012, 05:13 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,280
Posted By Horizon
Yes, but they were also specificaly designed for...

Yes, but they were also specificaly designed for HID, and non of them were H4 type.
No stock HID changes between low/high beam by moving the lamp
There are no stock H4 type HIDs, only chinese...
Forum: Beasts 02-21-2012, 05:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,280
Posted By Horizon
Interesting. I have seen quite a few Stroms with...

Interesting. I have seen quite a few Stroms with HID and they all had a very disturbing glare.
Since it´s H4 it´s not only a question of reflector design, it´s also a question of model of H4 HID...
Forum: Beasts 02-21-2012, 01:57 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,280
Posted By Horizon
The free form design of the reflector and crappy...

The free form design of the reflector and crappy chinese H4 xenon will cause lots of glare that will blind oncoming traffic. If you adjust the lights way down you might avoid blinding others. But...
Forum: Ride reports 02-14-2012, 05:01 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 50,910
Posted By Horizon
Yes, the Russians are often real...

Yes, the Russians are often real "environment-pigs". :huh
It is amazing how often many just dump spill oil and other waste at the side of the road. Long stretches of the otherwise beautiful nature...
Forum: Ride reports 02-08-2012, 04:27 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 50,910
Posted By Horizon
I did a long Karelia tour about a week after you,...

I did a long Karelia tour about a week after you, but i went around on the north side of lake Ladoga because a friend has a summer house there.
I saw that you chose to go south around lake Ladoga. ...
Forum: Europe 06-24-2011, 04:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,416
Posted By Horizon
Hi! ! If everything goes as planned, i will be...

Hi! !
If everything goes as planned, i will be in Karelia from the 9-10th of July.
I will cross the border in the north of Karelia and head south, toward Petrozavodsk and St Pete, or just St Pete....
Forum: Europe 06-23-2011, 10:46 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 247
Posted By Horizon
Question Russian Karelia? Need advice of what to see and do..

Hi !
I will drive to Russian Karelia in July. It will be my first time in Russia and i believe it will be quite an experience. :D
I will cross the finnish/russian border in the north of Karelia,...
Forum: Europe 06-23-2011, 10:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,416
Posted By Horizon
Hi ! I will be in Russia (Karelia) in July. ...

Hi !

I will be in Russia (Karelia) in July.
Don´t know yet exactly where i will be, everything i know is that i will be there. I will cross the border and then i will see where i end up.
But i...
Forum: Europe 02-11-2011, 04:31 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 17,260
Posted By Horizon
Another Swede signing in! Living not so far...

Another Swede signing in!
Living not so far from Ö-Vik..
ADV meeting? Sounds good! :D
Forum: Beasts 05-22-2010, 04:23 PM
Replies: 6,149
Views: 1,264,780
Posted By Horizon
Drove a Multistrada 100 miles yesterday and yes...

Drove a Multistrada 100 miles yesterday and yes it had lots of power and the Öhlins suspension was awsome. But the engine behaved like it was badly out of sync.
It surged a lot when you just cruised...
Forum: Beasts 02-24-2010, 12:37 PM
Replies: 25,710
Views: 4,871,796
Posted By Horizon
If the pricing in Sweden will be resonable (below...

If the pricing in Sweden will be resonable (below the GS), it will be my next bike!
Give me. NOW! :D
Forum: Ride reports 02-20-2010, 07:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,075
Posted By Horizon
Very nice pics! :thumb What kind of camera did...

Very nice pics! :thumb
What kind of camera did you use?
SLR?
Forum: Europe 02-17-2010, 06:46 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 22,037
Posted By Horizon
Well if it´s gravel you want, i suggest that you...

Well if it´s gravel you want, i suggest that you take the inland route trough the northern part of Sweden, but then you will miss the beautiful fjords of Norway..
Forum: Europe 02-17-2010, 06:18 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,689
Posted By Horizon
Hi there. This is my small offer to my...

Hi there.

This is my small offer to my fellow ADV riders.
I have a summer house in Västerbotten, northern Sweden. The house is only about 30 km from where i live.
If someone is planning of...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-07-2010, 03:45 PM
Replies: 1,971
Views: 1,096,866
Posted By Horizon
It looks like the Police in America can let loose...

It looks like the Police in America can let loose a little, have fun and show that they are only human too. :thumb

I have never seen a cop in Sweden do that, it seems that the Swedish officers...
Forum: Ride reports 02-03-2010, 09:15 AM
Replies: 503
Views: 571,816
Posted By Horizon
The best pictures i have seen. EVER. Scenery,...

The best pictures i have seen. EVER.
Scenery, sharpness, angles, everything!
I am breathless! :bow

I would really like to have that kind of camera and lens, does anyone know how much it would...
Forum: Beasts 07-08-2008, 01:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,459
Posted By Horizon
I will double and triple check the alignment...

I will double and triple check the alignment again and see what happens, and then install the spacer and see if it becomes better.

This is just a small design flaw.
The bike works as it should...
Forum: Beasts 07-08-2008, 03:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,459
Posted By Horizon
Hi. (Tack för det! :D ) Think i might have...

Hi. (Tack för det! :D )

Think i might have found the cause of this. Maybe.
A modified wheel spacer that eliminates the misalignment (flex) of the sprocket during acceleration might do the trick. ...
Forum: Beasts 07-07-2008, 05:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,459
Posted By Horizon
Hi. -The chain and sprockets are still the ones...

Hi.
-The chain and sprockets are still the ones that came with the bike.
I bought the bike new and it now has 8000 miles.

-I have also heared about that "wheel spacer" for the DL1000, it is...
Forum: Beasts 07-07-2008, 03:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,459
Posted By Horizon
Question Strange wear on chain..? (With pic.) Any ideas?

Hi there.
This is perhaps a stupid question, but i don´t really understand why it´s like this.. :confused
It would be interesting to know.

After a 4 day long holiday with lots of miles i have...
Forum: Beasts 07-06-2008, 12:57 PM
Replies: 9,260
Views: 3,653,317
Posted By Horizon
Some pics from a holiday in Norway last week. ...

Some pics from a holiday in Norway last week.
Norway has breathtaking scenery and wonderful roads, too bad 80 km/h
(50 mph) is the maximum speed limit.
Wonderful landscape but very high prices...
Forum: Ride reports 06-20-2008, 02:29 PM
Replies: 1,162
Views: 227,201
Posted By Horizon
Hi! I have looked around on the net lots of...

Hi!
I have looked around on the net lots of times to find an insurance company that can insure a vehicle during a trip in russia.
At first it looked like no one could offer anything, but now it...
Forum: Ride reports 06-19-2008, 06:12 PM
Replies: 1,162
Views: 227,201
Posted By Horizon
Hej! Thanks for all the wonderful pictures! ...

Hej!
Thanks for all the wonderful pictures!
You have done the trip i have always wanted to do, to drive in Russia.
But i am a bit afraid to do it on my own, i think must wait until some of my...
Forum: Europe 05-06-2008, 01:33 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 22,037
Posted By Horizon
Hej! Another Swede here. From the northern...

Hej!
Another Swede here.
From the northern part of the country where the sun always shines....during the summer atleast. :D

Nice to see so many Nordic ADV-riders here!


"Full gas och...
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