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Forum: Beasts 02-26-2013, 12:37 AM
Replies: 718
Views: 175,627
Posted By Azmo
added a rad guard - totally must have if you are...

added a rad guard - totally must have if you are going even close to the small gravel on the roads - the radiator looks totally unprotected (shame on you, kawasaki!)

added Trax aluminium cases...
Forum: Beasts 08-05-2012, 10:56 PM
Replies: 718
Views: 175,627
Posted By Azmo
just returned from 7500 km trip on versys 1000. i...

just returned from 7500 km trip on versys 1000. i made it from Moscow to the Austrian/Italian/Swiss Alps and through approx 17 different passes. Wind, rain, cold, everything was fine with this great...
Forum: EMEA 07-05-2012, 06:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,341
Posted By Azmo
oh, great, thanks for the ton of hints - i will...

oh, great, thanks for the ton of hints - i will try to patch my waypoints to visit the places you mentioned, though not sure about the hotel, sorry.

thanks again - that's a nice addition to my...
Forum: EMEA 07-05-2012, 06:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,341
Posted By Azmo
great, thanks for the tip! the vignette is cheap...

great, thanks for the tip! the vignette is cheap and just will save my arse just in case i need to go to the big road. :clap
Forum: EMEA 07-04-2012, 02:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,341
Posted By Azmo
also - Slovakia - Poland - Austria -...

also - Slovakia - Poland - Austria - Liechtenstein - Switzerland - which of these countries require a vignette? I remember Switzerland needs one, but what about the others? :ear
Forum: EMEA 07-04-2012, 02:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,341
Posted By Azmo
Question Alpine roads - looking for great sightseeings and panoramic roads

Hi there

to those living in Wien: i will be travelling through Alp's' roads with my wife at the end of the July and i wanted to visit Wien's 'Louis' shop to buy some staff - do you know if they...
Forum: Beasts 07-01-2012, 06:05 AM
Replies: 718
Views: 175,627
Posted By Azmo
exactly. I don't think that K somewhere states...

exactly. I don't think that K somewhere states that R1200GS adventure it is the same kind of 'adventure' which is V1000 designed for. If you take an across-Europe trip as an adventure - that is a...
Forum: Beasts 06-29-2012, 01:48 PM
Replies: 718
Views: 175,627
Posted By Azmo
so a bit of personal review

The bike is pretty heavy (239 kg), but i feel i handle it easier then my previous bike (bmw dakar f650gs).
It IS powerful - oh gosh - my dakar was so lame comparing to this z1000 motor (though it...
Forum: Beasts 06-08-2012, 12:54 PM
Replies: 718
Views: 175,627
Posted By Azmo
Cool2 just ordered one. will receive it next wednesday...

just ordered one. will receive it next wednesday and on friday i will be doing 2 x 500km (310mi) drive. will let you know the impressions. it will be mostly tamrac, but potty and pretty destroyed one...
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2012, 03:25 AM
Replies: 15,922
Views: 1,889,318
Posted By Azmo
mine is late '03. Can this be considered a 'later...

mine is late '03. Can this be considered a 'later model' ?
thanks for the tip about left one being blocked. will check.

Ok, will try to browse the f650.com, thanks. Just wanted to check if anyone...
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2012, 12:09 AM
Replies: 15,922
Views: 1,889,318
Posted By Azmo
Question Spitting the soot

So i finally opened the season in the warming up but still snowy Moscow. :clap
The problem is, i see that right-hand muffler is spitting some soot. I mean i clean it before the ride, arrive at...
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2012, 12:54 AM
Replies: 15,922
Views: 1,889,318
Posted By Azmo
Thumb super8mm, mootsono, GSBS - thanks, guys, for the...

super8mm, mootsono, GSBS - thanks, guys, for the descriptions of your own experience with oversized tires. that helps! :clap:clap:clap
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2012, 12:48 AM
Replies: 15,922
Views: 1,889,318
Posted By Azmo
Hi, Lupin 3rd Thank you very much for the...

Hi, Lupin 3rd

Thank you very much for the link to the site. However i am already acquainted with that. Moreover, if you try to read the materials, you linked to, you would find that data on the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2012, 04:39 AM
Replies: 15,922
Views: 1,889,318
Posted By Azmo
a question on tires

i am trying to get some conti contiescape tires from my local dealer, which seem a good dualsport tires for city + bit of offroad (mostly city) but they don't seem to have a 130/80-17 of tube type -...
Forum: Thumpers 03-21-2012, 08:24 AM
Replies: 15,922
Views: 1,889,318
Posted By Azmo
Cool! That's exactly what i was looking for!...

Cool! That's exactly what i was looking for! Thanks, Lupin 3rd :clap
Forum: Thumpers 03-20-2012, 01:59 AM
Replies: 15,922
Views: 1,889,318
Posted By Azmo
Hi, i got some hella headlights (could not...

Hi,

i got some hella headlights (could not resist the temptation they were pretty cheap comparing to 'serious' 100$+ lights) and now i am looking for the wiring scheme as these lights are just...
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2012, 11:32 PM
Replies: 15,922
Views: 1,889,318
Posted By Azmo
Thumb Oh cool, totally forgot about these ones. ...

Oh cool, totally forgot about these ones.
thanks! :clap
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2012, 07:46 AM
Replies: 15,922
Views: 1,889,318
Posted By Azmo
Bluhduh Additional fuel tanks?

Hi again. Can anyone advice me additional fuel tanks which do not cost like 1k USD as touratech tanks do? :cry Some cheaper ones?
Forum: Ride reports 02-15-2012, 05:39 AM
Replies: 476
Views: 185,016
Posted By Azmo
Do you have to be sober to leave? :evil :1drink I...

Do you have to be sober to leave? :evil :1drink I am pretty sure my lady and me will be able to give you a ride from airport and give you a tour across the city if you are into that. I am not 100%...
Forum: Thumpers 02-09-2012, 01:00 AM
Replies: 15,922
Views: 1,889,318
Posted By Azmo
Thank you very much! :clap

Thank you very much! :clap
Forum: Thumpers 02-08-2012, 03:33 AM
Replies: 15,922
Views: 1,889,318
Posted By Azmo
New question: anyone tried the rekluse...

New question:

anyone tried the rekluse clutch set? the one which is "semi-automatic", allowing to switch gears without grabbing the clutch lever? it's pretty pricey, but doesn't that pay up on a...
Forum: Thumpers 02-06-2012, 11:16 PM
Replies: 15,922
Views: 1,889,318
Posted By Azmo
sorry, was in a hurry - you are completely right...

sorry, was in a hurry - you are completely right - high temperature hose. but it should be oil-resistant also, as not any rubber will do, right?
Forum: Thumpers 02-06-2012, 06:43 AM
Replies: 15,922
Views: 1,889,318
Posted By Azmo
Thanks for detailed answers, GSBS. I definitely...

Thanks for detailed answers, GSBS. I definitely need to check the brands you mentioned re bags and panniers, 'cause everything i've seen till now were brands like hepko, touratech and wunderlich......
Forum: Thumpers 02-06-2012, 06:37 AM
Replies: 15,922
Views: 1,889,318
Posted By Azmo
Re: Fuel nanny - ok, i'll give it a try and see....

Re: Fuel nanny - ok, i'll give it a try and see. As far as i understood, iridium plug solves most of my problems in stock setup. Will give it a try.

Re: Forks - right, that's the reason i looked...
Forum: Thumpers 02-06-2012, 06:33 AM
Replies: 15,922
Views: 1,889,318
Posted By Azmo
Thanks! :freaky Thanks a lot, Benjah,...

Thanks! :freaky



Thanks a lot, Benjah, that's pretty what i expected to hear, but decided to double-check, just in case, you know.

:clap
Forum: Thumpers 02-06-2012, 12:05 AM
Replies: 15,922
Views: 1,889,318
Posted By Azmo
Hi everyone, just completed the 490 pages of...

Hi everyone,

just completed the 490 pages of this thread :eek1 i feel like i know you guys :rofl
About me : 32 y.o., Moscow, Russia, beginner rider. I just got a '03 Dakar with 27k km on it, just...
Forum: Ride reports 01-12-2012, 01:06 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 99,068
Posted By Azmo
This is a magnificent report with beautiful...

This is a magnificent report with beautiful photos. Thanks a lot for sharing that! :clap:wave
Forum: Ride reports 01-12-2012, 02:32 AM
Replies: 476
Views: 185,016
Posted By Azmo
I will not argue with you and will not be trying...

I will not argue with you and will not be trying to prove something - you have made your point of view. Continuing this discussion will lead to offtopic.

Just a short funny story, ok? And i will...
Forum: Ride reports 01-12-2012, 02:19 AM
Replies: 476
Views: 185,016
Posted By Azmo
Thanks for the extended comment, Xdream ...

Thanks for the extended comment, Xdream

"Don´t take it too easy and follow some rules, but dont get scared of everything they tell you." - that's exactly the attitude that should be. Just wanted...
Forum: Ride reports 01-12-2012, 12:33 AM
Replies: 476
Views: 185,016
Posted By Azmo
:rofl cedar nuts are said to be very good...

:rofl

cedar nuts are said to be very good for men's health :wink: not sure about the cones :evil
Forum: Ride reports 01-12-2012, 12:29 AM
Replies: 476
Views: 185,016
Posted By Azmo
small villages can be dangerous

"The scenery got more and more hilly and reminded me of the Vienna woods. Very nice and gentle countryside with some small villages on the road."

Just in case, not sure if this story reached...
Forum: Ride reports 01-11-2012, 03:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,752
Posted By Azmo
great! please continue! you are describing...

great! please continue! you are describing exactly part of my going-to-ride-this-year track! :clap
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