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Forum: Road warriors 09-16-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,079
Posted By Paulvt1
Looks better than the previous "chaffinch"...

Looks better than the previous "chaffinch" styling.

I wonder if you can shoehorn an Aprilia V4 in there....? :D
Forum: Road warriors 09-11-2014, 12:33 AM
Replies: 811
Views: 113,243
Posted By Paulvt1
Handsome beast. I love the way it walks that...

Handsome beast.

I love the way it walks that fine line between naked nutter bike and all day useable light tourer..
Forum: Road warriors 09-08-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 44,952
Posted By Paulvt1
It's your neck i'd worry about..:D

It's your neck i'd worry about..:D
Forum: Beasts 09-07-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 626
Views: 159,628
Posted By Paulvt1
Another shot. Looks a bit Caponord - ish.. ...

Another shot. Looks a bit Caponord - ish..

http://www.pemotoare.ro/exclusiv-kawasaki-versys-1000-2015-fotografiata-pe-transalpina/
Forum: Road warriors 09-07-2014, 01:43 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 44,952
Posted By Paulvt1
So - is your new "R" a stop gap until the Tall...

So - is your new "R" a stop gap until the Tall Rounder pops up? :evil
Forum: Road warriors 08-30-2014, 03:35 AM
Replies: 811
Views: 113,243
Posted By Paulvt1
Congrats. Awesome bit of kit.

Congrats. Awesome bit of kit.
Forum: Road warriors 08-20-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 44,952
Posted By Paulvt1
Nice. The blurb in this weeks MCN says the bike...

Nice. The blurb in this weeks MCN says the bike has the GS style windshield adjustment system. They predict 13K - slightly pricier than a base MTS12. Nice to see the center stand too.

This bike...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-18-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,058
Posted By Paulvt1
Nice. I'm looking at a pure road tyre. I can gat...

Nice. I'm looking at a pure road tyre. I can gat a pair of Dunlop Roadsmart 2's for good money. Had them on my old VFR. Never had any issues.

Can't wait to see how well the GS handles with a...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-18-2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 208
Posted By Paulvt1
Avon Storm 3DXM's.

Looking for a pure road tyre.

Anybody tried the Avon's?
Forum: GS Boxers 08-16-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 380
Posted By Paulvt1
Great morning.

Picked up the GS this morning. 2009 with 12k on the clock. All manner of bolt on's as standard. ESA.

It's been 10 years since i owned my last GS. I'd forgotten just how nimble they are. Quick...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-15-2014, 02:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 820
Posted By Paulvt1
All good tips. Thanks.

All good tips. Thanks.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-14-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 820
Posted By Paulvt1
We use 75/90 Hypoid GL5. Pricey stuff.

We use 75/90 Hypoid GL5. Pricey stuff.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-14-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 820
Posted By Paulvt1
Good, as we use gallons of the stuff at...

Good, as we use gallons of the stuff at work....:wink:
Forum: GS Boxers 08-13-2014, 10:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 820
Posted By Paulvt1
Got it. You mention transmission oil. Is it...

Got it.

You mention transmission oil. Is it still separate engine / tranny oil then, and is it the same spec stuff as the FD?
Forum: GS Boxers 08-13-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 820
Posted By Paulvt1
Hmm.. This says the 08 / 09 has a breather and...

Hmm..
This says the 08 / 09 has a breather and a lower drain.
I'm now confused..
...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-13-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 820
Posted By Paulvt1
Cheers for that Jim. Cleared up that question.

Cheers for that Jim. Cleared up that question.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-13-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 820
Posted By Paulvt1
2009 FD questions.

Hi.

Picking up a 2009 GS on Saturday. Looking forward to it.

Got a few questions. Tried the search facility and came up with a blank screen..

I'm led to believe that the final drive had a...
Forum: Road warriors 08-13-2014, 04:58 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 21,708
Posted By Paulvt1
New and improved TDM concept. Good on yer'...

New and improved TDM concept.

Good on yer' Yamaha - Like it a lot..:D
Forum: GS Boxers 08-09-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,227
Posted By Paulvt1
Thanks for that. I'm quite excited about picking...

Thanks for that. I'm quite excited about picking the bike up.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-09-2014, 04:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,227
Posted By Paulvt1
Well - just done the deal. Trading my VFR 1200...

Well - just done the deal. Trading my VFR 1200 for a 2009 SOHC. The GS's condition is utterly mint. Bike has 12,000 miles, ESA, ABS, FDSH, BM topbox and all manner of rather tasteful farkles.

Roll...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-07-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,227
Posted By Paulvt1
Good thread. Thanks.

Good thread. Thanks.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-07-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,227
Posted By Paulvt1
Sohc vs dohc.

Anyone had both the older sohc boxer and the dohc unit?

Which is the better power plant?

I know things like that can be subjective. I had the sohc unit in an RT and a R1200S.

How different...
Forum: Road warriors 08-05-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 590
Views: 76,004
Posted By Paulvt1
That Scout in black looks lush..:D

That Scout in black looks lush..:D
Forum: Road warriors 08-02-2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 590
Views: 76,004
Posted By Paulvt1
I like it. Handsome beasty without being OTT....

I like it. Handsome beasty without being OTT. Should be a big hit..
Forum: Road warriors 08-01-2014, 02:10 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,161
Posted By Paulvt1
Go for that Blackbird. Hell of a price..

Go for that Blackbird. Hell of a price..
Forum: Road warriors 07-31-2014, 02:36 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 44,952
Posted By Paulvt1
Intermot can't come fast enough...

Intermot can't come fast enough...
Forum: Beasts 07-31-2014, 02:26 AM
Replies: 626
Views: 159,628
Posted By Paulvt1
There are rumours of a new one next year. You...

There are rumours of a new one next year. You never know - it might just make it stateside..
Forum: Beasts 07-29-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,027
Posted By Paulvt1
I'll say red - then white.

I'll say red - then white.
Forum: Road warriors 07-29-2014, 04:47 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,599
Posted By Paulvt1
The instant MPG readout was saying 36 ish to the...

The instant MPG readout was saying 36 ish to the gallon (IMP). Not bad considering the performance..
Forum: Beasts 07-29-2014, 04:34 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,612
Posted By Paulvt1
Local dealer says wire wheels and a high front...

Local dealer says wire wheels and a high front fender variant for 2015.
Forum: Road warriors 07-29-2014, 01:31 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,599
Posted By Paulvt1
Does the touring screen make much of a difference?

Does the touring screen make much of a difference?
Forum: Road warriors 07-28-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,599
Posted By Paulvt1
Nice one. Bit too much for me - but a hell of a...

Nice one. Bit too much for me - but a hell of a machine.
Forum: Road warriors 07-28-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,599
Posted By Paulvt1
Aprilia V4 Tuono.

Bloody Hell.

What a machine.

I was expecting an angry little fucker that wanted to do you a mischief if you looked at it wrong. Loud and manic with a diamond chassis. Lacking any civilised...
Forum: Road warriors 07-22-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 44,952
Posted By Paulvt1
That's odd. I had a Multi 1200 and it never...

That's odd. I had a Multi 1200 and it never really did anything for me. It was fast - but that just didn't do it all.
I've ridden the Capo 12 and it's a real lush bike. Bags of low end stomp....
Forum: Beasts 07-22-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 2,982
Views: 519,954
Posted By Paulvt1
I've got a VFR12 right now. I fancy moving back...

I've got a VFR12 right now. I fancy moving back to a trailie type machine.

The Vstrom is on the shortlist, as is the new AT (if it happens).

Any feedback you have will be appreciated...:D
Forum: Road warriors 07-22-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 44,952
Posted By Paulvt1
I can see a fair few Multi owners bailing and a...

I can see a fair few Multi owners bailing and a lot of guys with old school sports tourers trading up.

I reckon it'll be quite popular..
Forum: Road warriors 07-22-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 44,952
Posted By Paulvt1
That was from MCN yonks back. Nothing major. Lots...

That was from MCN yonks back. Nothing major. Lots of "insider" blurb (via google translate from the original Motorrad online article)...
Forum: Road warriors 07-22-2014, 02:20 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 20,608
Posted By Paulvt1
Bump. Last i heard - it'll be spring 2015...

Bump.

Last i heard - it'll be spring 2015 before it's launch.
Forum: Beasts 07-22-2014, 02:15 AM
Replies: 262
Views: 43,054
Posted By Paulvt1
I was having a look at some of the photos on the...

I was having a look at some of the photos on the XTZ750 thread. Some handsome looking bikes there for sure.

I wonder if Yamaha will keep the twin headlights of the older machine?
Forum: Beasts 07-20-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 1,676
Views: 382,200
Posted By Paulvt1
Dobles. Guy i spoke to seemed quite confident...

Dobles. Guy i spoke to seemed quite confident that the info was accurate.
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