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Forum: Road warriors 05-14-2015, 04:18 AM
Replies: 936
Views: 161,102
Posted By Rabbitson
The red one looks much better IMO from the angle...

The red one looks much better IMO from the angle you took it!
Forum: Road warriors 05-13-2015, 01:46 AM
Replies: 936
Views: 161,102
Posted By Rabbitson
it is an interesting proposition for fast road...

it is an interesting proposition for fast road riding especially for taller riders, I like sport bikes but at 6'3 most of them don't really work for me.
Forum: Road warriors 05-12-2015, 01:15 PM
Replies: 936
Views: 161,102
Posted By Rabbitson
The KTM is a totally different bike really, the...

The KTM is a totally different bike really, the BMW is more like the Tiger 1050 or the Multistrada, just look at those wheel sizes :)
Forum: Road warriors 05-12-2015, 10:43 AM
Replies: 936
Views: 161,102
Posted By Rabbitson
BMW S1000XR I saw one on the road today!

Hi there,

I was talking to a guy from BMW who was doing a pre-press test ride of the S1000XR and I had the opportunity to chat to him, look at the bike and take a couple of photos, here they are:...
Forum: Vendors 03-08-2015, 04:50 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,930
Posted By Rabbitson
Version 2.0 of BBR for Android Now Available

Hi there,

I am excited to announce version 2 of the BBR app for Android,

This update includes the following features:

IMPROVED: Major UI update with fresh look and compatibility with...
Forum: Thumpers 12-29-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 109,445
Views: 21,992,051
Posted By Rabbitson
I've got nothing to contribute but I was just...

I've got nothing to contribute but I was just wondering if this is the most posted thread on advrider ever?
Forum: Airheads 12-29-2014, 03:03 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,418
Posted By Rabbitson
I love the stuff that people on here notice, I...

I love the stuff that people on here notice, I thought it looked all original.

Seems like a lot of money to me!
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-18-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,504
Posted By Rabbitson
What an awesome project bike! More pics...

What an awesome project bike!

More pics required :)
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-18-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,172
Posted By Rabbitson
Interesting thread, I'd be interested to hear how...

Interesting thread, I'd be interested to hear how it works out for you over a longer period.

Garmon devices are pretty clunky compared to android but I still use my Zumo 660 for all it's niggles...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-17-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 499
Views: 20,395
Posted By Rabbitson
I agree with most of the points made here but I...

I agree with most of the points made here but I believe that a great deal of what you can learn on the track that is relevant to road riding can be learnt by simply reading Keith code's twist of the...
Forum: Trip Planning 12-17-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,473
Posted By Rabbitson
About 10 years ago I had the same question and I...

About 10 years ago I had the same question and I decided to build a site especially to look up routes, at the moment there's not much in the way of route building but there's a lot of good...
Forum: Vendors 11-01-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 247
Views: 16,388
Posted By Rabbitson
iPad version out today

Hi there,

Today I have released a version 2.1 of the iPad App with all the new features as per the iPhone version.

There is a lite free version and paid full version as per the iPhone version....
Forum: Vendors 09-13-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 247
Views: 16,388
Posted By Rabbitson
New App Version 2.0

Hi there again,

Today I have released a new version of the BBR app for iPhone (updated Android version to follow over the coming months), Version 2.0 includes the following new features of...
Forum: Vendors 08-04-2014, 03:11 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,930
Posted By Rabbitson
Bug Fix

Hi there,

I've just released a minor update to the app which I believe should resolve this issue. I'd be grateful if you'd have a look for me and verify that.

All the Best

David
Forum: Vendors 01-03-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,930
Posted By Rabbitson
Hi Charles, I've been looking at this and it...

Hi Charles,

I've been looking at this and it seems you have discovered a bug for loop routes when zooming on the Android version of the app, I'll need a bit more time to come up with a solution...
Forum: Vendors 01-02-2014, 11:26 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,930
Posted By Rabbitson
Hi there Charles, I'm using a Note 3 as my...

Hi there Charles,

I'm using a Note 3 as my main device and have not seen the app crash since using it.

The problem may be related to corrupted data in the route itself (i.e. it may be related...
Forum: Vendors 06-15-2013, 10:35 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 16,388
Posted By Rabbitson
Yes very much still available

Hi there,

Sorry about the delayed response, I've been busy repairing some bike. Yes the app is still available, not sure what happened there but it was available in the store when I looked, maybe...
Forum: Road warriors 05-15-2013, 12:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,147
Posted By Rabbitson
Bike back together

Thanks for the tips up to now. The bike is now back together and seems to run nicely. The motor still seemed and little noisy, so I took it to the dealer and ask him what he thought. He told me that...
Forum: Road warriors 05-07-2013, 07:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,147
Posted By Rabbitson
Ok, youtube is my friend, I have now learned how...

Ok, youtube is my friend, I have now learned how to properly conduct a compression test.

I replaced the cam cover, and connected the battery, then I turned the engine over on the button about 4...
Forum: Road warriors 05-07-2013, 06:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,147
Posted By Rabbitson
Well, the manual seems to state that the...

Well, the manual seems to state that the compression should be between 10 and 15 bar, so either I'm measuring it in completely the wrong way or the engine has had it!
Forum: Road warriors 05-07-2013, 06:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,147
Posted By Rabbitson
Hi there again, Just managed to get hold of...

Hi there again,

Just managed to get hold of a converter piece for my old compression tester.

A rudimentary test (compression tester in one spark plug hole, push the bike forward in gear) gave...
Forum: Road warriors 04-30-2013, 09:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,147
Posted By Rabbitson
Valve Clearances

Ok, so after a few evenings in the garage, I have put a new cam chain on the F800ST, the bike starts and runs so all is good.

I noticed that there was still a tapping in the head so I took it...
Forum: Vendors 03-28-2013, 11:41 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 16,388
Posted By Rabbitson
Good Friday Madness

One Day, Good Friday Special BestBikingRoads iPhone App FREE Today Only http://bit.ly/dSiL5M

Enjoy

David
Forum: Road warriors 12-17-2012, 01:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,147
Posted By Rabbitson
Thanks

itsatdm, thanks for the information.

That thread http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=727687

is pretty amazing. Just spent about an hour looking through it, very useful indeed. How...
Forum: Road warriors 12-16-2012, 10:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,147
Posted By Rabbitson
Whoops

Thanks for the info, it seems that in fact I was too quick in my diagnosis and in fact the timing is correct.


http://www.bestbikingroads.com/images/f800_cams1.jpg

The tappets also seem to...
Forum: Road warriors 12-16-2012, 07:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,147
Posted By Rabbitson
Hi Erling, I do not know if the manual says...

Hi Erling,

I do not know if the manual says the engine needs to be dropped out, I just presumed that it would be.

If I adjust the timing as you suggest how can I be sure that I don't get the...
Forum: Road warriors 12-16-2012, 07:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,147
Posted By Rabbitson
BMW F800ST timing

Hi there,

I recently bought a rattling F800ST from 2008 and I am interested in making it run properly again. The rattle came from the top end and did not seem to matter if it was in gear or not. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-26-2012, 01:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,705
Posted By Rabbitson
If the DIN is the one down by the gearbox then it...

If the DIN is the one down by the gearbox then it is powered whether the ignition is on or not.

David
Forum: Vendors 10-19-2012, 11:13 AM
Replies: 247
Views: 16,388
Posted By Rabbitson
Update just released with fix for the Apple...

Update just released with fix for the Apple MapKit Bugs

All the Best

David
Forum: GS Boxers 05-27-2012, 08:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,488
Posted By Rabbitson
Thanks for the help guys. Romek, I've sent...

Thanks for the help guys.

Romek, I've sent you an SMS with my number

David
Forum: GS Boxers 05-27-2012, 04:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,488
Posted By Rabbitson
Hi there, Thanks for the suggestions, I took...

Hi there,

Thanks for the suggestions, I took the rear wheel of the bike to check it and it seems as though the bearing is destroyed and has pushed the seal out, I don't think that I can fix this...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-26-2012, 07:12 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,488
Posted By Rabbitson
On Holiday in Poland, final drive seems to have failed!

I'm in the south of Poland on a trip, just outside Tychy (south of Katowice) and my final drive has started leaking oil so I've had to stop.

I've tried phoning BMW in Krakow but no one seems to be...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-18-2012, 02:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,705
Posted By Rabbitson
Electrics

Hi there,

I started reading this thread as I was looking for a way to charge my GoPro batteries while on the move (i have 3 that I rotate but I would like to charge the spares while using the...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-04-2012, 12:28 PM
Replies: 377
Views: 179,357
Posted By Rabbitson
Nice thread, there's some amazing work here. ...

Nice thread, there's some amazing work here.

I would like to know what size feet you have to require a gearshift extender, definitely larger than me! :)

David
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-03-2011, 03:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,606
Posted By Rabbitson
That is very funny :)

That is very funny :)
Forum: Vendors 11-01-2011, 03:46 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 16,388
Posted By Rabbitson
Not at this time. I hope you like the new...

Not at this time.

I hope you like the new features.

David
Forum: Vendors 11-01-2011, 01:45 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 16,388
Posted By Rabbitson
Major website improvements to BBR

I've just finished working on the latest round of improvements for BestBikingRoads.com, there are some major improvements to the way map paths are displayed for routes which I hope gives a much...
Forum: Equipment 06-22-2011, 10:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,653
Posted By Rabbitson
Thanks to all for taking the time to reply....

Thanks to all for taking the time to reply. Plenty to think about there.

I'll try some different options of those suggested and see what works best for me.

Many Thanks

David
Forum: Equipment 06-21-2011, 01:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,653
Posted By Rabbitson
Best way to mount a GoPro camera for riding a GS?

I've just got a GoPro camera and am looking forward to using it.

I've had a couple of attempts with it and they are shown here:

http://www.youtube.com/user/BestBikingRoads#p/a/u/1/lkb4eks7uTo
...
Forum: Road warriors 05-06-2011, 11:31 AM
Replies: 2,639
Views: 700,053
Posted By Rabbitson
Damn, this thread is great! I think I would buy...

Damn, this thread is great! I think I would buy almost every bike on this thread if I had the cash

:clap:clap:clap:clap

Complete off topic but does anyone know of a good book about how to...
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