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Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2015, 02:14 AM
Replies: 5,126
Views: 703,733
Posted By sinned
The photos were for indication only and are not...

The photos were for indication only and are not showing the screen on my 650GS.

The flat black paint could work. I had thought that I might replace the duct tape with some auto window tint film as...
Forum: Thumpers 05-02-2015, 08:39 PM
Replies: 5,126
Views: 703,733
Posted By sinned
I have the same Givi taller screen fitted to my...

I have the same Givi taller screen fitted to my '14 G650GS too. The screen itself is a massive improvement over the short OEM screen IMO. However, I also fitted a plastic headlight protector which...
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 5,126
Views: 703,733
Posted By sinned
Bugger IMO the side stand springs don't appear...

Bugger
IMO the side stand springs don't appear to provide as much support, stiffness or tension as I'd have expected especially given that the side stand has two springs and not just one as many...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-27-2015, 03:25 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,675
Posted By sinned
Wink Decisions decisions decisions

Argh the angst of choices

OP truly the only real way you are going to be able to make a decision is to find a dealer or fellow inmate kind enough to give you some extended seat time with...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-27-2015, 03:17 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,675
Posted By sinned
Wink Decisions decisions decisions

Argh the angst of choices
OP truly the only real way you are going to be able to make a decision is to find a dealer or fellow inmate kind enough to give you some extended seat time with...
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2015, 12:42 AM
Replies: 5,126
Views: 703,733
Posted By sinned
I wrote a reply to your question many days ago...

I wrote a reply to your question many days ago (nights actually), but I was using my so called 'smartphone' a Samsung at home with wireless connection. When I pressed the send button, the post timed...
Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2015, 01:59 AM
Replies: 5,126
Views: 703,733
Posted By sinned
Not sure if your question has been answered...

Not sure if your question has been answered already or it is still relevant...
As per my post above... I did approx 3900km within a 48 period, only switched engine off when stopping for fuel and the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2015, 12:46 AM
Replies: 5,126
Views: 703,733
Posted By sinned
Garry, I thought I may as well provide an update....

Garry, I thought I may as well provide an update. Rode from Ningbo -> Boten border crossing -> Laos down then turn onto highway 3 -> Chiang Khong bridge -> northern Thailand.
Departed 2nd Jan...
Forum: Thumpers 12-27-2014, 11:38 PM
Replies: 5,126
Views: 703,733
Posted By sinned
G'Day Garry (& other inmates), Cheers for...

G'Day Garry (& other inmates),

Cheers for the tip on the tripometer which will likely come in quite handy on the planned Ningbo - Thailand trip. I've been in the middle kingdo0m for more than a...
Forum: Thumpers 12-25-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 5,126
Views: 703,733
Posted By sinned
Does the odometer on the G650GS restart once it...

Does the odometer on the G650GS restart once it hits 100,000km?
:D

I've bought a new '13 G650GS here in mainland China from Shanghai BMW Motorrad that finally made it through China Customs and...
Forum: Battle Scooters 11-08-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,587
Posted By sinned
Can relate to the majority of what you wrote....

Can relate to the majority of what you wrote. Despite my career path and profession today, I also worked relief driving (vans, trucks and all manner of vehicles). Later had a trucking business...
Forum: Battle Scooters 11-08-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,982
Posted By sinned
What's the point of comparing between a MC vz a...

What's the point of comparing between a MC vz a vz scooter? Good to have choices though!
What has that got to do with OP and more importantly a AN650 Burgman?

Given that the Burgman 650 is a...
Forum: Thumpers 11-14-2013, 09:49 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 24,489
Posted By sinned
Umm... that's sarcasm or a misnomer right? Cause...

Umm... that's sarcasm or a misnomer right? Cause if you think for a moment that food quality/security will improve with an increasing powerhouse called China, think again. The food/milk melamine...
Forum: Battle Scooters 11-13-2013, 09:14 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 14,276
Posted By sinned
favourite helmet

I have many helmets, including several flip-ups and modular designs e.g. HJC IS Max (http://www.webbikeworld.com/r2/motorcycle-helmet/hjc/is-max/) HJC IS-Multi...
Forum: Battle Scooters 11-11-2013, 10:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,170
Posted By sinned
+1 Here's hoping that some or other of the...

+1
Here's hoping that some or other of the major manufacturers picks up on this and does more than just run with a concept/prototype, and makes it widely available. With a good sized engine...
Forum: Battle Scooters 11-07-2013, 04:21 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 22,835
Posted By sinned
Suzuki AN650 does offer electric/heated grips and...

Suzuki AN650 does offer electric/heated grips and seat. But if you are in USA then sadly it seems Suzuki USA don't bring in that model or otherwise offer as an option... The big Burgy also has...
Forum: Battle Scooters 11-07-2013, 04:12 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 22,835
Posted By sinned
+1 The thing is the addition of the BMW badge...

+1 The thing is the addition of the BMW badge gives the scoot some legitimacy and likely exposure that the other brands have not been able to attract or capitalise on for multiple reasons. It would...
Forum: Battle Scooters 11-07-2013, 04:02 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 22,835
Posted By sinned
Agree totally. The naming confusion gets...

Agree totally. The naming confusion gets difficult to explain even to other motorcycling buddies, one or two of whom are German and fond of BMWs. As you are likely aware the F800GS ADV now makes the...
Forum: Road Warriors 09-09-2013, 12:25 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 12,184
Posted By sinned
Bikerdocs CF650TR review

My 650TR review http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=22285824#post22285824
though original review is here > mychinamoto...
Forum: Road Warriors 09-09-2013, 12:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,215
Posted By sinned
Photos aren't coming up, so feel free to head...

Photos aren't coming up, so feel free to head over to mychinamoto (http://www.mychinamoto.com/forums/showthread.php?5740-Bikerdocs-650TR-) where the full review is located along with photos.
Forum: Road Warriors 09-09-2013, 12:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,215
Posted By sinned
My CF650TR review

From my CFMoto 650TR review on mychinamoto.com (http://www.mychinamoto.com/forums/showthread.php?5740-Bikerdocs-650TR-)

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Forum: Battle Scooters 08-13-2013, 04:02 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,911
Posted By sinned
ummm that's where scooters come into play......

ummm that's where scooters come into play... traditional size and a few 250cc maxis. At that cc rating... few manufacturers are likely to put auto onto 250cc motorcycles since an auto does not float...
Forum: Battle Scooters 08-12-2013, 09:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,712
Posted By sinned
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Forum: Battle Scooters 07-29-2013, 09:13 PM
Replies: 955
Views: 404,654
Posted By sinned
Thumb :wink:

:wink:
Forum: Asia Pacific 01-02-2013, 11:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,732
Posted By sinned
accommodation in NZ

Not sure if you may have stumbled on trademe.co.nz (similar to eBay and Amazon) where all kinds of items, products and services are auctioned and sold, including accommodation. Some is commercial...
Forum: Asia Pacific 12-31-2012, 07:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,414
Posted By sinned
Internal Driving Permit [IDP] (it's not a license...

Internal Driving Permit [IDP] (it's not a license and should always be produced with the Drivers License the International Drivers Permit was issued against, when requested) is pretty much useless in...
Forum: Asia Pacific 12-28-2012, 01:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,914
Posted By sinned
Bikes Abroad

I second the recommendation about using Ivan at Bikes Abroad, they have a self explanatory website. Bunch of motorcycle enthusiasts who started freighting their own bikes and have turned it into a...
Forum: Asia Pacific 12-27-2012, 06:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,414
Posted By sinned
Gidday, you might find that you can get a lot of...

Gidday, you might find that you can get a lot of country specific info from www.mychinamoto.com (http://www.mychinamoto.com) of which I am a regular forum participant (that and many other...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 12-26-2012, 09:16 PM
Replies: 489
Views: 116,586
Posted By sinned
Kia Ora & Seasonal Greetings Alex & Andreea,...

Kia Ora & Seasonal Greetings Alex & Andreea, from a not so flightless fellow Kiwi ADVenturer based in mainland China. Read through this entire thread starting several days/nights ago - managed to...
Forum: Battle Scooters 12-21-2012, 08:47 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 22,835
Posted By sinned
2013 BMW C600 Sport & C650 GT Review - Motorcycle.com

2013 BMW C600 Sport & C650 GT Review (Motorcycle.com)
German-Engineered Maxi-Scootering
By Tom Roderick, Dec. 18, 2012.

A few days ago the author left Malibu, California, bounding down the...
Forum: Trip Planning 12-20-2012, 09:46 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 77,464
Posted By sinned
Scribed. Sounds and looks like an epic...

Scribed.

Sounds and looks like an epic insightful journey ahead.

If I may, I'd also be looking at some more long term attachment solutions for the front bags, while you have the time and are...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 12-20-2012, 07:48 PM
Replies: 3,878
Views: 823,071
Posted By sinned
A not so flightles kiwi says KIA ORA & NIA HAO

Kia Ora Andi and Nia Hao Ellen, from a not so flightless fellow Kiwi ADVenturer based in mainland China. Read through this entire thread starting about a fortnight ago and took me a number of hours...
Forum: Battle Scooters 12-16-2012, 07:13 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 14,656
Posted By sinned
Tmax530

photos look great. thanks for sharing. interested to know how the bikes handle, and how it is to ride them day in and day out. what works well, and what if anything could be improved?
Forum: Battle Scooters 12-08-2012, 08:48 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 18,722
Posted By sinned
2013 BMW C600 Sport Recalled in Canada for Loose Fairings

Just a heads up folks... 2013 BMW C600 Sport Recalled in Canada for Loose Fairings http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=846641
Forum: Battle Scooters 12-06-2012, 05:41 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,313
Posted By sinned
2013 BMW C600 Sport Recalled in Canada for Loose Fairings

2013 BMW C600 Sport Recalled in Canada for Loose Fairings

BMWs maxi-scooters have only just started going on sale in North America and already theres a recall for the 2013 BMW C600 Sport in...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 12-06-2012, 01:27 AM
Replies: 5,993
Views: 1,126,304
Posted By sinned
WoW!. What impresses me the most about this...

WoW!.

What impresses me the most about this post and the arse end, nope it aint that arse end, it is the fact that there are a wide range of arse ends in the photo. Some maxi scoots, amongst the...
Forum: Battle Scooters 11-27-2012, 06:28 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 18,722
Posted By sinned
Those comparison photos of the driving lights...

Those comparison photos of the driving lights look great. I say, one can never have enough light. Question: were they easy to install? What was required to complete the installation and where have...
Forum: Battle Scooters 11-23-2012, 06:53 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 18,722
Posted By sinned
There's a new C650GT owners post...

There's a new C650GT owners post (http://maxi-scoots.com/scoot/index.php?topic=4382.0) over at maxi-scoots.com might be interesting reading to some here...
Forum: Battle Scooters 09-06-2012, 10:03 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,703
Posted By sinned
Nice RR :1drink Luv'd the photos - very scenic....

Nice RR :1drink
Luv'd the photos - very scenic.
Rode around NZ many times, but spent 3 months riding there in MArch-June one month was on a rented 250 Majesty which was great to ride off the...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 09-03-2012, 04:32 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 8,993
Posted By sinned
Any firm plans and dates yet? Not sure if company...

Any firm plans and dates yet? Not sure if company is your thing, but I'm looking to do similar too.
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