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Forum: Road warriors 09-02-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,290
Posted By paulom
Forgot to add: 55" on a good day and 26 inches...

Forgot to add: 55" on a good day and 26 inches inseam.
Forum: Road warriors 09-02-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,290
Posted By paulom
Another shorty here. I ride (or do my best...

Another shorty here. I ride (or do my best impression to ride) a BMW F800R, with the lower seat. For boots I use the M-Star GTX from Daytona. I can barely get my feet to the ground but it's no big...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-15-2014, 04:34 AM
Replies: 9,279
Views: 1,856,191
Posted By paulom
Today, at the post office, (very) old lady...

Today, at the post office, (very) old lady watching me:

"Military, huh?"

I just smiled.
Forum: Airheads 11-09-2013, 02:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,056
Posted By paulom
Sorry to burst your bubble, but PTFE = teflon.

Sorry to burst your bubble, but PTFE = teflon.
Forum: Old's Cool 10-17-2013, 06:57 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 13,484
Posted By paulom
As you are polishing engine parts, could you shed...

As you are polishing engine parts, could you shed some light on this: I was always told by the so called "experts" that you should polish rods in the same direction, always. Is this true or it really...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-10-2013, 03:52 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 12,579
Posted By paulom
39 here :wave

39 here :wave
Forum: Equipment 08-10-2013, 11:16 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,300
Posted By paulom
I have a pair of these and they're really well...

I have a pair of these and they're really well vented. Almost too vented to use here in the North :D

http://www.sierrabmwonline.com/images/airflow_3_boots_sierra_bmw.jpg

BMW Airflow 3 boots.
Forum: Road warriors 07-18-2013, 02:49 AM
Replies: 875
Views: 187,954
Posted By paulom
Kill switch

Well, regarding the kill switch issue:

. good news - it will "only" cost about 180 USD (+ tax)

. bad news - they will only get it next week.

Geeezz...
Forum: Road warriors 07-08-2013, 04:45 AM
Replies: 875
Views: 187,954
Posted By paulom
Verdict's in: kill switch is buggered. Will cost...

Verdict's in: kill switch is buggered. Will cost about 340 to replace (about 460 USD). :kboom
Forum: Road warriors 06-29-2013, 05:28 AM
Replies: 875
Views: 187,954
Posted By paulom
Well,off to the shop it went... Seems it can be a...

Well,off to the shop it went... Seems it can be a EWS problem after all.
Forum: Road warriors 06-27-2013, 08:57 AM
Replies: 875
Views: 187,954
Posted By paulom
Will check all of that. I did leave the new...

Will check all of that. I did leave the new battery to charge overnight, but 'ya never know.

Also, it seems that a somewhat known issue is the kill switch getting stuck. I will try to disassemble...
Forum: Road warriors 06-25-2013, 03:45 AM
Replies: 875
Views: 187,954
Posted By paulom
F800R no start

Hello.

I have a very strange problem with my 2011 F800R. After a prolonged/forced immobilization I putted a new battery and tried to crank it... no joy. It doesn't even turn over, even though the...
Forum: The Garage 02-07-2013, 08:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,200
Posted By paulom
Seems like SOP :D

Seems like SOP :D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-02-2012, 04:10 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 17,554
Posted By paulom
Oh, and back to topic... I had a small...

Oh, and back to topic...

I had a small incident with a friend (erm... make it an acquaintance) some days ago, while I was riding a small rental bike. Eager to impress everybody around and without...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-02-2012, 04:04 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 17,554
Posted By paulom
Ah! I know Terras de Bouro, very nice place! :nod...

Ah! I know Terras de Bouro, very nice place! :nod

Also, please excuse me for my poor smiley selection, the original :D should have been a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-01-2012, 11:46 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 17,554
Posted By paulom
DAMN! No quick and witty comeback right now. But...

DAMN! No quick and witty comeback right now. But I guess sure, why not, that is if she's into BMWs :D (it's a F800R, BTW).

PS I live not far from Braga, near Porto.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-26-2012, 09:08 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 17,554
Posted By paulom
Some nice suggestions here. Some are pure gold...

Some nice suggestions here. Some are pure gold :evil
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-24-2012, 03:23 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 17,554
Posted By paulom
Hello, n00b here. While we're on this...

Hello, n00b here.

While we're on this subject, what would be an acceptable reaction to finding an a-hole co-worker trying your brand new bike and almost demanding you to let him ride it?
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