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Forum: Road warriors 04-01-2015, 06:32 AM
Replies: 2,497
Views: 414,935
Posted By Cameleer
The Official RT Thread

I've used the V-Stream since I got the bike and have no other experience to compare it to, but it has been brilliant. No buffeting at any speed or height, great protection AND ventilation.
My height...
Forum: Road warriors 03-25-2015, 02:16 PM
Replies: 2,497
Views: 414,935
Posted By Cameleer
The Official RT Thread

Congrats on the new beauty, it's a real charmer.
As for me, today I rode 200kms around the Catalonian countryside on a rented brand new'15 RT. Love it!
...
Forum: Road warriors 03-10-2015, 03:10 PM
Replies: 2,497
Views: 414,935
Posted By Cameleer
Indeed, most if not all of the dealers for it are...

Indeed, most if not all of the dealers for it are shops that build custom bikes.
I did contact two of them and they said they can do it, one is in Hamburg and the other one in Munich.
Now I just...
Forum: Road warriors 03-10-2015, 02:51 PM
Replies: 2,497
Views: 414,935
Posted By Cameleer
The Official RT Thread

Browsing for farkles I came across this gizmo from Motogadget, it substitutes every fuse and relay there is on the bike. It replaces the entire system.
Reading the specs it sounds pretty awesone, I...
Forum: Ride reports 03-05-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 3,607
Views: 764,101
Posted By Cameleer
Hey Sheldon, my sincere condolences for your loss...

Hey Sheldon, my sincere condolences for your loss and I hope your bike gets sorted out soon one way or another.
Forum: Trip Planning 01-29-2015, 04:32 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 36,545
Posted By Cameleer
I would say go Spain or Italy but the time...

I would say go Spain or Italy but the time available may be an issue. Otherwise, weather is beautiful even now, no crowds and air fares are low.
Forum: Trip Planning 01-29-2015, 12:04 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 36,545
Posted By Cameleer
How far are you willing to go? (Geographically)?

How far are you willing to go? (Geographically)?
Forum: Asia Pacific 01-14-2015, 11:45 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 364
Posted By Cameleer
Motorbike rental in Brisbane - Urgent

Hi everyone, I will be in BNE this weekend and would love to rent a bike for 24hrs, I have contacted a couple of places but they are closed on the weekend.
Any ideas? Thanks

PS. Even a scooter...
Forum: Road warriors 01-08-2015, 07:44 PM
Replies: 2,497
Views: 414,935
Posted By Cameleer
+1 and totally LOVE IT.

+1 and totally LOVE IT.
Forum: EMEA 12-26-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 621
Posted By Cameleer
Well, I got the ride done but was not able to go...

Well, I got the ride done but was not able to go through the coast as the weather was atrocious, so I decided to go through the Apennines and approach Toscana from the north.
RR will follow at some...
Forum: Road warriors 12-26-2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 2,497
Views: 414,935
Posted By Cameleer
Hi tbrown, my apologies for not thanking you for...

Hi tbrown, my apologies for not thanking you for your excellent reply to my question regarding shocks. It is not until recently that I had the time to digest it fully. At your suggestion I have got...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-24-2014, 02:49 AM
Replies: 1,749
Views: 468,096
Posted By Cameleer
Most Important Things to Know For a Motorcycling n00b.

Ditto on that, fatigue is something that I have to deal with constantly at work and many times when I ride. Even when you're familiar with it, it is hard to realize when it strikes you -and even...
Forum: EMEA 11-12-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 621
Posted By Cameleer
Thanks Giorgio, I will put in that route in the...

Thanks Giorgio, I will put in that route in the GPS and will do it if weather permits. I tend to avoid big cities altogether so Firenze is out.
Thanks Glitch_oz!
Forum: EMEA 11-11-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 621
Posted By Cameleer
Milano to Roma in two days - Early December

Hi everyone, as the title says, will be moving my bike from Milano to Roma this December slowly making my way to Sicily. I have only two full days to ride, so I was thinking about going:...
Forum: EMEA 11-11-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,401
Posted By Cameleer
Renting a bike in italy

Rented a 1200RT twice with CIMT in Rome and quite happy with it, besides, they're hosting my own bike in Milan since last June. Very good guys, send Francesco an email he owns the joint and keeps a...
Forum: Trip Planning 11-04-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 36,545
Posted By Cameleer
Excellent choices, I made the mistake of filling...

Excellent choices, I made the mistake of filling myself up with debt to satisfy a needy wife and it took me a decade to get out of it, I couldn't even buy a bike all those years. Now I can afford...
Forum: Trip Planning 11-03-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 36,545
Posted By Cameleer
Brilliant.

Brilliant.
Forum: Road warriors 10-29-2014, 06:26 AM
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Views: 414,935
Posted By Cameleer
Well, I have rented it a couple of times and...

Well, I have rented it a couple of times and although I LOVED riding it, it's not nice enough to loose my love for $18k, which makes my '01 RT just loooovely!

("If it Flies, Floats or F***s, RENT...
Forum: Trip Planning 10-04-2014, 11:01 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 36,545
Posted By Cameleer
You're absolutely correct, the only reason I ...

You're absolutely correct, the only reason I have a huge SUV is because I cannot afford an Abrams tank.
OTHER THAN THAT, having a career here can be very rewarding, but keeping my motorcycling...
Forum: Trip Planning 10-04-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 36,545
Posted By Cameleer
Roads are first class and the heat is very bad...

Roads are first class and the heat is very bad for 5 mos. of the year, but the problem is that drivers are a very even mix of stupid and reckless. Roads are pretty lawless.
Forum: Trip Planning 10-04-2014, 02:36 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 36,545
Posted By Cameleer
That's just the tip of the iceberg, all kinds of...

That's just the tip of the iceberg, all kinds of engineering projects are going on, not only oil and gas related. Look for the industry-specific publications... Keep digging as all sorts of stuff is...
Forum: Trip Planning 10-03-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 36,545
Posted By Cameleer
What a coincidence huh? Most companies will hunt...

What a coincidence huh? Most companies will hunt for candidates through advertisement in their own countries, and that is the best way to get hired on more favorable terms. Coming here to look for a...
Forum: Equipment 10-03-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,913
Posted By Cameleer
A duplicate key flat in the inner pocket. ...

A duplicate key flat in the inner pocket.

All else in the tankbag or in a small waist pouch.
Forum: Trip Planning 10-03-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 36,545
Posted By Cameleer
You can always find something lucrative here in...

You can always find something lucrative here in the Middle East, plenty of opportunities for expats in the engineering field in the UAE, Qatar and other places.
Riding bikes here is a different...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-02-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 1,749
Views: 468,096
Posted By Cameleer
Amen... +1!!

Amen... +1!!
Forum: Trip Planning 09-30-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 36,545
Posted By Cameleer
It probably won't make any difference in the long...

It probably won't make any difference in the long run. Perhaps the experience gained will.
Forum: Road warriors 09-26-2014, 10:43 PM
Replies: 2,497
Views: 414,935
Posted By Cameleer
Congratulations and may it give you maaaaany more...

Congratulations and may it give you maaaaany more miles of fun.
Forum: Trip Planning 09-17-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 36,545
Posted By Cameleer
Anyone ever regret giving up their career for an adventure ride?

It's all a gamble at the end if the day, isn't it?
I had a friend once who left a very prestigious and lucrative career and took off to travel the world in hippie style (with all his savings to back...
Forum: EMEA 09-17-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 692
Posted By Cameleer
Last autumn I spoke to the guys at motoxplorers...

Last autumn I spoke to the guys at motoxplorers and they can do it, but at their remote storage facility about 50kms out of Lisbon. Send them an emai they're pretty cool.
Forum: EMEA 08-30-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 964
Posted By Cameleer
There are these electric heaters (resistance)...

There are these electric heaters (resistance) that you just plug in and then put in the cup to heat up the water inside. Works like a dream. (Sorry no pic)
Forum: Road warriors 08-29-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 2,497
Views: 414,935
Posted By Cameleer
Your list includes exactly some of the farkles I...

Your list includes exactly some of the farkles I added to mine:

1) "Krista" lights from Clearwater Lights (made a HUGE difference)
2) Braded brake lines from Spiegler as the front brake line...
Forum: Road warriors 08-28-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 2,497
Views: 414,935
Posted By Cameleer
Beautiful bike, congrats! Mine is the same year...

Beautiful bike, congrats! Mine is the same year but silver. Enjoy the miles.
Forum: Road warriors 07-24-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 2,497
Views: 414,935
Posted By Cameleer
Pre-Load for a 1150RT

Hi guys,
I have been fiddling a little with the pre-load for my 1150RT and I kind of found my mark for Single Rider+ Baggage, but have no idea what to do now that I will be riding with a pillion...
Forum: EMEA 06-23-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 545
Posted By Cameleer
Well, did the trip and it went great. Day two was...

Well, did the trip and it went great. Day two was tiring as hell (self inflicted) but totally enjoyable. Did not have enough time to do the Gorges du Verdon, that'll have to wait.
RR in progress...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Europe, Africa, & Middle East 06-22-2014, 11:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,123
Posted By Cameleer
And me! (BTW the OP is 3 yrs old [emoji6])

And me!
(BTW the OP is 3 yrs old [emoji6])
Forum: EMEA 06-22-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,362
Posted By Cameleer
What a find this thread is! Been paying top for...

What a find this thread is! Been paying top for my german-issued green card, will be emailing BG tomorrow 4sure.
Thanks to all
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-21-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,798
Posted By Cameleer
My deepest condolences for your loss. I have two...

My deepest condolences for your loss. I have two small kids myself and news like this really make me wonder.
Never had an experience like yours, but from the outside I can only agree with the common...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-09-2014, 02:25 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,193
Posted By Cameleer
Staying Awake

On my last "long" ride (550kms) through southern France I finally had to stop and take a :30 min nap. Picked a bench on a quiet park, stripped off ALL gear and just dozed off enjoying the breeze. It...
Forum: Road warriors 06-08-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 2,497
Views: 414,935
Posted By Cameleer
The mirrors seem ok, I will unmount then and...

The mirrors seem ok, I will unmount then and reinstall with some rubber O-rings and make sure they are tight enough.
The mirrors are OEM for the K1200RS. Cheers, K
...
Forum: Road warriors 06-07-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 2,497
Views: 414,935
Posted By Cameleer
Also have bar ends, vibration is irrespective of...

Also have bar ends, vibration is irrespective of speed. Any thoughts on re-installing the mirrors with rubber dampers on the bases or something like that?
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