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Forum: Face plant 02-10-2012, 09:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,317
Posted By 110
And soooo much space around those trees...

And soooo much space around those trees...
Forum: Asia 01-19-2012, 01:01 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,562
Posted By 110
Might have a great offer for a job as well. ...

Might have a great offer for a job as well. Would it be worth bringing the GSA? Or is a small 450 beter for cuting up traffic?
Forum: Face plant 07-01-2011, 12:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,139
Posted By 110
I assume that you guys did not have much...

I assume that you guys did not have much protective clothing? Not even a mesh jacket and pants?
Forum: GS Boxers 06-24-2011, 10:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 863
Posted By 110
Make sure the service manual is signed off with...

Make sure the service manual is signed off with the recalls. I believe my soon-to-be 50.000 Km bike hd new brake hoses, new 'ring' (something to do with the alarm) and a complete frame check (that...
Forum: Equipment 02-02-2011, 12:55 PM
Replies: 570
Views: 150,371
Posted By 110
Motorcycle clothing in the UK is classified as...

Motorcycle clothing in the UK is classified as Safety Gear and as such should be excempt of VAT. This is why the clothing always seems somewhat cheaper in the UK...

(Found this out when I asked...
Forum: Equipment 02-02-2011, 05:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,812
Posted By 110
Best foot protection...

(Did my search, just want an opinion!) :deal

I just had a corrective surgery on my ankle (Watson-Jones procedure) and I would like to get back on my bike (R1200GSA) as soon as possible. Although...
Forum: Face plant 01-12-2011, 05:39 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 10,775
Posted By 110
...and I am complaining with one ankle out of action...

Will post a separate thread about the why, but since ripping the tendons in my right ankle on Dec 14th I am stil hopping around on crutches. I feel more pain in my upper body than in m leg, but I am...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-19-2010, 04:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,721
Posted By 110
Brake line recall

Can it have anything to do with the brake line recall? Mine will be fitted with new brake lines next service, free of charge...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-26-2010, 01:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 675
Posted By 110
Try and find a UK 'BIKE' magazine

In his month's BIKE magazine there is a comparison between the Ducati, Super Tenere and the GS. The tests were off and on-road, with the off-road on a MX-race track. GS still came out as the better...
Forum: Face plant 12-28-2009, 06:03 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,326
Posted By 110
I had a get off this February, and do not...

I had a get off this February, and do not remember a thing about it. (See thread further down) I was wearing a full faced helmet, but still managed to get a dislocated jaw.

I am happy I had a...
Forum: Equipment 07-09-2009, 05:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,996
Posted By 110
Helmets are safety items and in the UK safety...

Helmets are safety items and in the UK safety items are not subject to VAT...
Forum: Beasts 06-11-2009, 12:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,620
Posted By 110
No need for magazines when you have google and...

No need for magazines when you have google and are a Dutch native speaker...

And sold in Holland only for the moment...


http://www.dieselmotorcycles.eu/

800cc CDI
17500 euros, Sales only...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-10-2009, 11:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,881
Posted By 110
BMW is still a Europe based company. Many...

BMW is still a Europe based company. Many countries here will adapt the French '100 bhp' is enough rule. More powerfull bikes are restricted.

Also, many EU countires will adapt laws that...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-29-2009, 02:11 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,335
Posted By 110
I have a set of genuines... And dropped with...

I have a set of genuines... And dropped with then several times at speed (50-70 Mph)

The side cases were empty at the time, and warped enormously. A piece of 4x4 and a large hammer later and...
Forum: Equipment 05-27-2009, 03:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,683
Posted By 110
might be 'dampness' from inside?

might be 'dampness' from inside?
Forum: Equipment 04-23-2009, 01:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 540
Posted By 110
You'd still want stability. It has been done...

You'd still want stability. It has been done before, and is on the market now. Shipping to the US would be easy as well (As it is collapsable...)

http://www.bikelug.myzen.co.uk/ are the ones to...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-08-2009, 03:02 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,648
Posted By 110
Mine gets washed by the dealer... Otherwise they...

Mine gets washed by the dealer... Otherwise they cannot get to the 'serviceable parts'.

And they do a good job too... :clap
Forum: Equipment 04-01-2009, 01:19 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,722
Posted By 110
Even if the bike is the only form of...

Even if the bike is the only form of transportation you can afford, you'd want to make sure your salary keeps coming in after a get-off.

I ride a GSA to work and back, and have been on the...
Forum: Face plant 02-11-2009, 05:27 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,425
Posted By 110
Well, I'd guess the only way to know that for...

Well, I'd guess the only way to know that for sure is to 'wait for the next time' it happens. The doctor gave me a clean bill of health, with the sole annotation that I must have been mad enough to...
Forum: Face plant 02-06-2009, 12:17 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,425
Posted By 110
Went to the doctor... He said my internal...

Went to the doctor... He said my internal thumper was fine. CT scan did not show anything (As expected: riding bike, no brains... :D )

The scrapes on the bike are from the slide, no marks on...
Forum: Face plant 02-03-2009, 04:21 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,425
Posted By 110
Dunno at all where it happened, what happened,...

Dunno at all where it happened, what happened, and if other traffic was involved. I do not know whether I had help getting the bike upright, whether people stopped and cared...

By the fact that...
Forum: Face plant 02-03-2009, 02:49 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,425
Posted By 110
Still do not know what happened...

Went down yesterday on the 2008 GSA.

I left home at around 07.00 in the morning, cold and dark. After about 40k... Dang, SNOW... Mostly light snow, and I 'only' had 40 k to go still. Well,...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-29-2009, 06:25 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,130
Posted By 110
I have been looking to add lights which can be...

I have been looking to add lights which can be used 'directionally' whilst making turns. I would either mount in the hand-guard area, which would need two brackets, one left, one right, or one in the...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-28-2008, 01:56 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,992
Posted By 110
I'm pretty sure the frames are slightly different...

I'm pretty sure the frames are slightly different as well...
Forum: Equipment 11-20-2008, 06:01 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,239
Posted By 110
What about Kushitani

I have one of these... Great stuff. One a year though, as they do get dirty...

http://www.kushitani.nl/en/model?model=00000004000000010000
Forum: GS Boxers 11-19-2008, 05:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 508
Posted By 110
Back Fire in the exhaust

OK, I might not riding like a pensioner on my 2008 GSA, but almost every time when I decelerate, my exhaust (stock) back fires like a Nascar without pipes...

I have 5500 kms on it, have had the...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-23-2008, 02:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 957
Posted By 110
Try these guys... Their English might be a bit...

Try these guys... Their English might be a bit rusty though...

http://www.simfexint.com/
Forum: GS Boxers 09-23-2008, 01:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 957
Posted By 110
Just wikipedia-ed it... ...

Just wikipedia-ed it... http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Methyl_ethyl_ketone_peroxide

Why would anyone want a high explosive liquid?

Lifted from Wikipedia:


MEKP is a severe skin irritant and...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-23-2008, 01:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 957
Posted By 110
What would you use it for? Brand names do not...

What would you use it for? Brand names do not travel well, except for Coke (Both varieties)...
Forum: Equipment 05-05-2008, 02:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 679
Posted By 110
Just to warn you that this particular vent is a...

Just to warn you that this particular vent is a b1tch to replace. It is the main reason why my 2-year old is not allowed to run around with the XD anymore...
Forum: Equipment 04-24-2008, 06:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 790
Posted By 110
Try your luck, some Germans do speak English...

Try your luck, some Germans do speak English...
Forum: Equipment 04-21-2008, 06:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 790
Posted By 110
Wicked Basically a 'fastback' :evil but I bet you'd...

Basically a 'fastback' :evil but I bet you'd guessed that as well.

The way the description reads it says:
Das Teil ist absolut selten!
This thing is rare...

Es wird einfach an die Stelle...
Forum: Equipment 04-17-2008, 05:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 752
Posted By 110
I have some 25000 european miles with a CS in the...

I have some 25000 european miles with a CS in the last 10 months. Have worn it through winter, rain and sun. Love it to bits.

In warm weather the fabric will open up and acts like a mesh, which...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-03-2008, 07:15 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,514
Posted By 110
Hit a bird... Came out of a scrub while I...

Hit a bird...

Came out of a scrub while I was doing 160kmh on the freeway in Germany. Made a real mess as his head snapped off and bloodied my suit. It's beak pierced my coat, and I now have a...
Forum: The Garage 11-06-2007, 08:31 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,369
Posted By 110
foreclosure...

I would be able to buy a Triumph 1981 Tiger Trail (250-400 made), a 2005 Tiger, a 2003 Bonneville, a 2004 truxton, a 2005 Sprint 995, a 2004 Rocket III...

What would I specifically be looking...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-30-2007, 06:50 AM
Replies: 791
Views: 102,719
Posted By 110
Bought the 1200 GS in April 2007, delivery on May...

Bought the 1200 GS in April 2007, delivery on May 1rst, drove until now 24000 kms / 15000+ miles (with one month no driving as I was working in China then)

Dealer already asked me whether I was...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-26-2007, 02:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 593
Posted By 110
Does that mean you'll be driving him around on...

Does that mean you'll be driving him around on pain meds? :rofl :rofl That would be one hell of a road 'trip' :lol3
Forum: Equipment 10-25-2007, 02:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,518
Posted By 110
Depending on where you need to go, but usually...

Depending on where you need to go, but usually the more compound underground is deep down. 'Fat' tyres will not be able to 'cut' through the top layer and get the grip needed to get going...

For...
Forum: Equipment 10-25-2007, 01:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 548
Posted By 110
I'd like a system that does not necessarily use...

I'd like a system that does not necessarily use in-helmet speakers, but can be flexible to accept noise-cancelling in-earphones like Shure's... Otherwise I would be riding with the speakers, but...
Forum: Equipment 10-19-2007, 01:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 925
Posted By 110
Depends of what the helmet's outercasing is made...

Depends of what the helmet's outercasing is made of. Fibreglass or fibre re-inforced is certainly stronger than simple plastic. Arai offer a service where you hand in your helmet for a while and...
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