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Forum: Old's Cool 09-15-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 186
Posted By heikkil
Samco silicone cooling hose kit for K100

Samco is about to launch a kit for K100 Beemers if there is enough demand (10 orders needed, so far 2 in - including mine... :D ). Surely someone else needs these also?
...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-07-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 7,273
Views: 3,322,023
Posted By heikkil
http://heikkil.net/KRT/elos1s.jpg ...

http://heikkil.net/KRT/elos1s.jpg

http://heikkil.net/KRT/stuuki.jpg

Slowly but surely...
Forum: Road warriors 08-07-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 346
Posted By heikkil
BMW K100 silicone water hoses by Samco / orders needed

Sorry if this looks like a commercial ad, but it actually isn't - I just asked Samco if they can make a silicone hose kit for K100, sent them my Beemer's hoses as models and here's the latest post:
...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-25-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 7,273
Views: 3,322,023
Posted By heikkil
http://heikkil.net/KRT/katki.jpg Well is a...

http://heikkil.net/KRT/katki.jpg
Well is a start at least... :evil
Forum: Old's Cool 05-17-2014, 12:33 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 52,156
Posted By heikkil
http://heikkil.net/KRT/urakka.jpg This used to...

http://heikkil.net/KRT/urakka.jpg
This used to be an '88 K100RT with 170.000 km. Now going through a re-birth process... :evil
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-09-2013, 02:02 AM
Replies: 10,138
Views: 3,231,494
Posted By heikkil
http://heikkil.net/nuda/ulos2.JPG ...

http://heikkil.net/nuda/ulos2.JPG

http://heikkil.net/nuda/nudatal.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 12-28-2012, 10:46 PM
Replies: 799
Views: 148,566
Posted By heikkil
Now THAT is a bike that met my expectations and...

Now THAT is a bike that met my expectations and went sky-high past them! No pics yet and garaged (Finnish winter here...) at dealer 200km from my place, but "story of the goodies" so far:...
Forum: Road warriors 12-28-2012, 08:50 AM
Replies: 799
Views: 148,566
Posted By heikkil
Airheads. Yes, all of them... Still remember...

Airheads. Yes, all of them...

Still remember the 1st test ride with an RS-faired R80 in mid-eighties... Had money in pocket to trade a GPz750 for it but after test ride rode quickly to Yamaha...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-02-2012, 09:40 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 82,131
Posted By heikkil
'82 MG V50 Monza ...

'82 MG V50 Monza

http://www.heikkil.net/guzzi/vahinko1.jpg
(Yes, PO had used full set of GIVI bags, high bars and touring shield with Monza... Now that was a disgrace!...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-31-2011, 06:22 AM
Replies: 7,273
Views: 3,322,023
Posted By heikkil
http://www.heikkil.net/guzzi/kupoli.jpg An...

http://www.heikkil.net/guzzi/kupoli.jpg

An '82 MG V50 Monza... Bought it as a wreck from insurance company and built a few winters ago. Yeah, the lever points up and no grips - no need to make...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-27-2011, 03:39 AM
Replies: 8,100
Views: 3,169,055
Posted By heikkil
http://www.heikkil.net/RT/1078669_b_c830f2a3297b3e...

http://www.heikkil.net/RT/1078669_b_c830f2a3297b3ef6.jpg

http://www.heikkil.net/RT/1078669_b_e2abf7ee4a3462a6.jpg

Sales pics of my "new" bike bought last October. It was sitting in a car shop...
Forum: Road warriors 07-04-2008, 06:37 AM
Replies: 818
Views: 228,301
Posted By heikkil
'82 V50 Monza project nearly completed; now is...

'82 V50 Monza project nearly completed; now is the biggest headache...

http://www.heikkil.net/guzzi/monzakatteet.jpg
... with a fairing...

http://www.heikkil.net/guzzi/monzatakavasen.jpg
......
Forum: Beasts 01-10-2008, 03:53 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 32,974
Posted By heikkil
Domain changed so if still interested to see pics...

Domain changed so if still interested to see pics of the ST, check out http://www.heikkil.net/supertenere/ploki.html and http://www.heikkil.net/supertenere/kuvat/proje.html.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-22-2007, 07:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 753
Posted By heikkil
Thanks GB! At least I haven't seen...

Thanks GB!

At least I haven't seen Micatechs around here so for sure they are not the most common ones... I bought my set of bags last winter from Micatech's European dealer Motorrad Concepts...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-22-2007, 12:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 753
Posted By heikkil
Seat is from German company Baehr...

Seat is from German company Baehr (http://www.baehr.net/); built over the original seat pan.

Back platform is from BestRest (http://bestrestproducts.com/) CargoRest model T. HUGE platform - looks...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-21-2007, 08:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 753
Posted By heikkil
http://heikkil.com/bemu/perapaa.jpg I have...

http://heikkil.com/bemu/perapaa.jpg
I have BestRest's EZRest and Missus is very pleased with it. Attached with 4 bolts so a 10 minute job (hey, the bolts are in tight places...) but I haven't...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-20-2007, 09:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,282
Posted By heikkil
http://www.heikkil.com/bemu/groslb.jpg Baehr...

http://www.heikkil.com/bemu/groslb.jpg
Baehr seat + Alaska Leathers' Butt Pads - Two up Finland - Tunisia - Finland (12 countries, +7000 km) and the most comfortable ride I've ever experienced while...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-18-2007, 10:31 PM
Replies: 4,047
Views: 967,802
Posted By heikkil
http://www.heikkil.com/bemu/karthago.jpg ...

http://www.heikkil.com/bemu/karthago.jpg

http://www.heikkil.com/bemu/karthago2.jpg

Carthage (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carthage), Tunisia (27th July '07)
Forum: Ride reports 08-17-2007, 02:24 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 31,771
Posted By heikkil
This time we spent there just a week and a half;...

This time we spent there just a week and a half; we (me and missus, that is) visit there practically every year to see "that side of the family" (she is from Tunisia) so it wasn't any 1st time...
Forum: Ride reports 08-15-2007, 08:38 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 31,771
Posted By heikkil
Finland - Germany - Switzerland - Italy - France...

Finland - Germany - Switzerland - Italy - France - Monaco - France - Italy - Tunisia - Italy - Austria - Germany - Austria - Slovakia - Poland - Lithuania - Latvia - Estonia - Finland (listed by...
Forum: Beasts 08-13-2007, 07:43 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 32,974
Posted By heikkil
The painter found "Gauloises Blue" colour from...

The painter found "Gauloises Blue" colour from Yamaha's original tones; guess colour is used e.g. in XT600Z 3AJ Tenere, TZR125 and RD350 back in '80s. Don't have the paint code, though.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-13-2007, 07:38 PM
Replies: 8,191
Views: 4,218,812
Posted By heikkil
http://www.heikkil.com/bemu/groslb.jpg At...

http://www.heikkil.com/bemu/groslb.jpg
At Grossglockner (http://www.grossglockner.at/) 5th August this year
Forum: Ride reports 06-14-2007, 10:11 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 31,771
Posted By heikkil
Great story, Damir! After a few weeks...

Great story, Damir!

After a few weeks heading Tunisia myself - hopefully another story with pictures coming then! :norton
Forum: GS Boxers 05-27-2007, 08:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,542
Posted By heikkil
Yes, that is a Bagster tank cover. For white GSA...

Yes, that is a Bagster tank cover. For white GSA product no. is 1529A, in grey 1529B and in black 1529U. I've been using Bagsters in several bikes and been very pleased (not firstly to protect the...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-27-2007, 08:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,542
Posted By heikkil
http://heikkil.com/bemu/advoik.jpg ...

http://heikkil.com/bemu/advoik.jpg

http://heikkil.com/bemu/advvas.jpg

...and BestRest's products are not the only American-made parts in my bike - note also Micatech's bags and Ernie Bell's...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-27-2007, 06:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,542
Posted By heikkil
http://heikkil.com/bemu/perapaa.jpg BestRest's...

http://heikkil.com/bemu/perapaa.jpg
BestRest's EZRest + CargoRest T.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-26-2007, 05:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,563
Posted By heikkil
http://www.heikkil.com/bemu/perapaa.jpg Missus...

http://www.heikkil.com/bemu/perapaa.jpg
Missus likes this combo; Baehr Zentauro seat and BestRest EZRest backrest. The real test will be in summer when we tour Finland - Tunisia and back but so far...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-17-2007, 09:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 757
Posted By heikkil
http://www.ac-schnitzer.de/typo3temp/pics/9550ad2c...

http://www.ac-schnitzer.de/typo3temp/pics/9550ad2cf6.jpg
That one is by AC Schitzer; better known as Bimmer specialist (and not just 'a' specialist but more like a legend) but nowadays also Beemer...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-17-2007, 12:48 AM
Replies: 8,191
Views: 4,218,812
Posted By heikkil
http://heikkil.com/bemu/karkinen.jpg 9 am today...

http://heikkil.com/bemu/karkinen.jpg
9 am today - after 250 km trip. What a bike!
Forum: GS Boxers 05-12-2007, 11:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,066
Posted By heikkil
"Luckily" 1200GS has failures far beyond roadside...

"Luckily" 1200GS has failures far beyond roadside repairs (broken bearings, EWS failures etc.) that there simply isn't need to carry any tools at all. What a relief!

At the moment "Gertrude" at...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-12-2007, 10:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,276
Posted By heikkil
Only fuel needed... Greetings from the Gravel...

Only fuel needed... Greetings from the Gravel Road Heaven - Finland! :D

My list of goodies: http://heikkil.com/bemu/lista.htm (and for heaven's sake, don't show that to my wife...)
Forum: GS Boxers 05-11-2007, 08:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 697
Posted By heikkil
Greetings from the other side of Europe! I'm...

Greetings from the other side of Europe!

I'm also 1m 75cm and no problems with Adventure so far. Tip-toeing with both feet but it is more stable to put one foot down properly and let the other one...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-06-2007, 07:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,143
Posted By heikkil
Probably this one:...

Probably this one: http://www.motohansa.com.au/dobeck_performance.htm
Forum: GS Boxers 05-03-2007, 09:41 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,265
Posted By heikkil
Time for a dark horse: a Baehr Zentauro seat: ...

Time for a dark horse: a Baehr Zentauro seat:
http://heikkil.com/bemu/baehrgsm.jpg
They are built over your existing seat pan in Germany (takes around 4 weeks from sending the seats to receiving at...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-26-2007, 10:27 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 7,161
Posted By heikkil
1500 km with my '07 R1200GS Adventure and got the...

1500 km with my '07 R1200GS Adventure and got the "EWS!" notification today... Oh bugger... After an hour or so managed to get the bike started and rode home but when trying to start the bike again...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-21-2007, 11:31 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,575
Posted By heikkil
http://www.heikkil.com/bemu/gertr3.jpg ...

http://www.heikkil.com/bemu/gertr3.jpg

Micatechs work well also with BestRest CargoRest model T. Should provide enough space for the trip to North Africa this summer... :wink:
Forum: GS Boxers 04-19-2007, 09:41 PM
Replies: 8,191
Views: 4,218,812
Posted By heikkil
http://heikkil.com/bemu/holotna.jpg +1'C...

http://heikkil.com/bemu/holotna.jpg
+1'C (that's 34'F) and sleet but oh what a joy! :thumb

http://www.heikkil.com/bemu/gertr5.jpg

EDIT: List of scrap at http://heikkil.com/bemu/lista.htm (most...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-10-2007, 03:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,017
Posted By heikkil
* phew * Those were good news! I've been watching...

* phew * Those were good news! I've been watching this thread quite impatiently - I will get my '07 GSA next Saturday, already have a set of Micatechs waiting and also ordered a Leo Vince silencer......
Forum: GS Boxers 03-16-2007, 11:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,078
Posted By heikkil
I guess GS Explorer is more or less Dutch BMW...

I guess GS Explorer is more or less Dutch BMW importer's special, not a factory model.
Forum: Beasts 02-23-2007, 03:50 AM
Replies: 695
Views: 44,329
Posted By heikkil
I'm o.t.o.h. on the lower side of personal wealth...

I'm o.t.o.h. on the lower side of personal wealth and my wife doesn't give a single euro for my motorcycle hobby. Up here in Finland bikes actually cost as if they were gold plated (not thick layer...
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