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Forum: Thumpers 08-22-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 10,291
Views: 472,763
Posted By janner
Going back to the original question. I don't...

Going back to the original question. I don't regret owning one but I have one for sale if anyone is interested.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-06-2013, 05:40 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 12,003
Posted By janner
Several years ago I took my Buell into a Harley...

Several years ago I took my Buell into a Harley Davidson dealership for a service. The helmet was stolen from the pannier when it was being serviced.The dealership apologized and told me to pick any...
Forum: Road warriors 06-13-2013, 05:51 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,677
Posted By janner
I have been looking at electric bikes. Range,...

I have been looking at electric bikes. Range, charge time and price is why I would not buy one yet. It would suck to run out of a charge in the middle of no where.

Fix the above and I may look...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-05-2012, 04:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,299
Posted By janner
I stuck to the manufacture recommendations for my...

I stuck to the manufacture recommendations for my 2012 GSA. It seemed a bit unnatural compared to other new break ins I have done but BMW must have had a good reason to up the revs.

I now think...
Forum: Americas 07-04-2012, 05:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 891
Posted By janner
If the 12 months period has expired and you do...

If the 12 months period has expired and you do not have lawful tags and current registration then you are basically riding an unregistered vehicle. Depending where you are and who the officer is, you...
Forum: Americas 07-03-2012, 04:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 891
Posted By janner
You may get away with it if your moving around a...

You may get away with it if your moving around a lot, but if your going to be resident in one area for more than a year then you bike will get noticed. If its illegal then it could get seized. Why...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-27-2012, 04:37 PM
Replies: 11,357
Views: 2,061,579
Posted By janner
Why is the final drive on the left side?

Why is the final drive on the left side?
Forum: GS Boxers 06-26-2012, 04:05 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 10,690
Posted By janner
Back to the original question. If I had the GS,...

Back to the original question.
If I had the GS, I would have changed my mind later and wanted a GSA, so I guess I saved myself some money in the long term:D
Forum: Hacks 06-01-2012, 05:16 AM
Replies: 2,712
Views: 431,616
Posted By janner
Folks buy vintage motorcycles because they want...

Folks buy vintage motorcycles because they want something vintage. A good one in working order is going to cost a lot of money. A not so good one may cost initially less but can be a money pit to...
Forum: Hacks 05-29-2012, 03:18 PM
Replies: 2,712
Views: 431,616
Posted By janner
It appears that I may own the two most unreliable...

It appears that I may own the two most unreliable motorcycles on the planet. A Ural and a GS.
If I ever break down on the road I hope its on the Ural as I will at least have some idea whats wrong...
Forum: Hacks 05-29-2012, 04:48 AM
Replies: 2,712
Views: 431,616
Posted By janner
Sounds like your frustrated and angry at yourself...

Sounds like your frustrated and angry at yourself for not doing your own homework before you purchased your first Ural and then doubled the problem when you brought your second.

Guess I would be...
Forum: Hacks 05-22-2012, 04:45 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 24,404
Posted By janner
I have an sT solo. I am not looking for more...

I have an sT solo. I am not looking for more performance. It is comfortable at 60 and still has some passing power. I did however remove the bafflers at 3000kms, not so much for performance increase...
Forum: Road warriors 05-10-2012, 06:53 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 18,712
Posted By janner
An ex R1200R owner. Its a great looking bike,...

An ex R1200R owner. Its a great looking bike, light and nimble. I did a couple of long trips (600 mile days) . Long days in the saddle would give me very painful knee cramps, I just couldn't get...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-16-2012, 06:53 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,503
Posted By janner
I think 2,500 rpm is too low and I would be...

I think 2,500 rpm is too low and I would be concerned the engine is lugging

The 2012 BMW riders manual quote (page 71) as engine revs for brake in running are:
<5500rpm first 124 miles
then...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-13-2012, 04:35 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,941
Posted By janner
In the late 19th Century, its estimated some...

In the late 19th Century, its estimated some 250,000 Cornishmen emigrated, a lot found their way to the northern states.
My great grandfather was one of them, stayed 19 years but then returned...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-11-2012, 04:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,346
Posted By janner
Maybe the Ace cafe? ...

Maybe the Ace cafe?

http://www.ace-cafe-london.com/default.aspx
Forum: Europe 03-28-2012, 04:36 AM
Replies: 61
Uk!
Views: 6,465
Posted By janner
You are going to have to blow by sights because...

You are going to have to blow by sights because there are so many and you don't have time. Historical places and buildings are everywhere.

You could head into N.Wales and Snowdown, cross into the...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-21-2012, 04:30 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,934
Posted By janner
Just bought new 2012 GSA, triple black, equipment...

Just bought new 2012 GSA, triple black, equipment package 2, heated grips, ESA II, chrome exhaust, on board computer, saddle bag mounts, fog lights, enduro transmission, ABS II, TPM and they are...
Forum: Ride reports 08-08-2011, 12:05 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 37,539
Posted By janner
Great report and pictures. Thanks for sharing.

Great report and pictures. Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Americas 07-16-2011, 12:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,538
Posted By janner
I think his trip is planned for 2012.

I think his trip is planned for 2012.
Forum: Old's Cool 07-12-2011, 05:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,414
Posted By janner
Any Ural sT owners here?

http://coutel.smugmug.com/Other/Ural-Solo/i-MTjgsTt/0/M/IMG7530-M.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 07-02-2011, 08:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,213
Posted By janner
As an ex pat Cornishman and someone who rides a...

As an ex pat Cornishman and someone who rides a Ural sT I am enjoying your report :clap
Forum: Ride reports 06-24-2011, 04:52 PM
Replies: 322
Views: 45,461
Posted By janner
Great report and I am looking forward to read...

Great report and I am looking forward to read more.
Forum: Road warriors 04-09-2011, 03:17 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 20,318
Posted By janner
Thanks. I have started a thread over at...

Thanks.

I have started a thread over at SovietSteeds, hope its ok to post a link.

http://www.sovietsteeds.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=10&t=16587

I am pleased with the tractor seat. So far its...
Forum: Road warriors 04-09-2011, 01:32 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 20,318
Posted By janner
Mine arrived. :D ...

Mine arrived. :D

http://coutel.smugmug.com/Other/Ural-Solo/IMG7535/1245483547_bMYUa-M.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 03-04-2011, 11:35 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 20,318
Posted By janner
No reviews probably because few have hit our...

No reviews probably because few have hit our shore yet. Mine will be another month or two before it arrives here from Russia.


I am thinking this bike will be ideal for back roads, trail...
Forum: Equipment 12-19-2009, 10:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,164
Posted By janner
God timing. I have been looking at these original...

God timing. I have been looking at these original copies of the famous WW2 RAF sheepskin jackets made by Eastman Leather, thought would be great for winter riding.
...
Forum: EMEA 12-07-2009, 10:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,357
Posted By janner
What ever you decide, just get out of Birmingham...

What ever you decide, just get out of Birmingham as fast as you can:D
Forum: GS Boxers 12-03-2009, 01:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,287
Posted By janner
Check to see if there is any oil seepage between...

Check to see if there is any oil seepage between rear of engine and transmission.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=429377
Forum: GS Boxers 11-28-2009, 05:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,881
Posted By janner
Here is a new unused one for sale on ADV. ...

Here is a new unused one for sale on ADV.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=523423
Forum: Ride reports 11-26-2009, 06:40 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 11,219
Posted By janner
Yes.

Yes.
Forum: Ride reports 11-26-2009, 05:27 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 11,219
Posted By janner
Thanks for posting. I rode from Boerne to San...

Thanks for posting. I rode from Boerne to San Diego a couple years ago, many of the same roads. Beautiful country.
Forum: Australia 11-05-2009, 05:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 861
Posted By janner
Hi.My personal experience. I had lasik about...

Hi.My personal experience.

I had lasik about 5 years ago.

I booked into a hotel across the street from the surgery so I could go immediately to bed and rest my eyes after the op (I was told...
Forum: Ride reports 08-13-2009, 12:09 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 60,124
Posted By janner
That looks like great fun.:thumb

That looks like great fun.:thumb
Forum: Ride reports 07-05-2009, 02:02 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 11,714
Posted By janner
I used to own an identical bike, 22 years ago:D ...

I used to own an identical bike, 22 years ago:D

Great trip and beautiful scenery.
Forum: Europe 06-26-2009, 04:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 516
Posted By janner
Get a copy of the 'Highway Code'. If you are...

Get a copy of the 'Highway Code'.

If you are going to be there for at least a year, why not take a CBT motor cycle course and apply for a UK licence as well as keep your Canadian one.

Lots of...
Forum: Thumpers 06-12-2009, 07:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,575
Posted By janner
This is my set up. H and B crash bars. Not been...

This is my set up. H and B crash bars. Not been tested yet.

http://coutel.smugmug.com/photos/485641989_9nhg5-M.jpg

http://coutel.smugmug.com/photos/485641934_Z6zAx-M.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2009, 06:37 AM
Replies: 5,693
Views: 1,151,977
Posted By janner
Thanks. Looks like they left it pretty stock.

Thanks.
Looks like they left it pretty stock.
Forum: Thumpers 06-06-2009, 03:39 PM
Replies: 5,693
Views: 1,151,977
Posted By janner
Read somewhere that Bakersfield Police in Ca are...

Read somewhere that Bakersfield Police in Ca are using XChallenge for patrols.

Anyone have any photos? Have not been able to find any on the net.

Would be interesting to see their...
Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2009, 05:25 AM
Replies: 5,693
Views: 1,151,977
Posted By janner
I had the same problem, came from the left side...

I had the same problem, came from the left side around the exhaust.I removed the exhaust (two bolts) and gave it a shake and a piece of stainless swarf fell out. Problem solved.
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