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Forum: Regional forums 04-20-2010, 02:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,952
Posted By Flying Dutchman
Motoport Uithoorn is a very nice an big place...

Motoport Uithoorn is a very nice an big place indeed. The prices are 5 euro a day lower for a XJ6S compared to RB, but you only get 100 free km (0.18 for each km extra). RB is 65 a day, but then you...
Forum: Regional forums 04-13-2010, 07:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,952
Posted By Flying Dutchman
I don't think you'll be able to find any...

I don't think you'll be able to find any motorcycle rental possibility under 50 euro's, let alone with a GPS. Here's an address I'm familiar with, in Dutch but you'll easily understand the...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-20-2008, 01:19 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,641
Posted By Flying Dutchman
As said, that was 5 years ago. Since then I've...

As said, that was 5 years ago. Since then I've traded the GS for a T-max... which I traded for a Sprint ST a small year later... which I traded for a TDM900A GT 1.5 years later... which I traded for...
Forum: Beasts 04-11-2008, 05:27 AM
Replies: 3,111
Views: 845,809
Posted By Flying Dutchman
No personal experience, but I've heard / read...

No personal experience, but I've heard / read that ABS works pretty good off road and provides more than effective braking, except when you really want to dig the (rear) wheel into the dirt.... I...
Forum: Equipment 10-22-2007, 03:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,424
Posted By Flying Dutchman
You're mixing up stuff now. The Whisper strip kit...

You're mixing up stuff now. The Whisper strip kit on the bottom of the Shoei Europe page is for the XR1000/RF1000/Raid II, but that's not the Whisper strip kit you see on my Multitec. The chin...
Forum: Equipment 10-22-2007, 08:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,424
Posted By Flying Dutchman
Ebay

It's a great versatile visor, and looks good too:

http://piloot.smugmug.com/photos/199722705-M.jpg

http://piloot.smugmug.com/photos/169724208-M.jpg

In Holland the progressively tinted visor...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-20-2007, 06:08 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 14,190
Posted By Flying Dutchman
I posted the text below on the TDM forum...

I posted the text below on the TDM forum yesterday about my HID installation, pasting it here for reference. Perhaps it will help some people with their installation:

Having read before about a...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-19-2007, 06:49 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 14,190
Posted By Flying Dutchman
I believe my 1150GS had quite a different plug...

I believe my 1150GS had quite a different plug than the headlight plugs on all practically all other brands of motorcycles. On regular plugs you can just plug the power leads that go to the ballast...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-19-2007, 04:01 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 14,190
Posted By Flying Dutchman
That's not really true. The HID lights do require...

That's not really true. The HID lights do require a very high start up voltage (up to 30.000 volts), but this is created by the ballast converters which transform the 12V DC into AC. So the high...
Forum: Beasts 05-21-2007, 03:29 AM
Replies: 3,111
Views: 845,809
Posted By Flying Dutchman
And? :augie Still curious to see how you tucked...

And? :augie Still curious to see how you tucked it into the left side...
Forum: Beasts 05-03-2007, 05:47 AM
Replies: 3,111
Views: 845,809
Posted By Flying Dutchman
I was finally hoping for a nice splashy...

I was finally hoping for a nice splashy watercrossing picture after this pic, that would show advrider the TDM potential... ah well... I guess I would have been too afraid as well to make a...
Forum: Beasts 05-01-2007, 06:30 AM
Replies: 3,111
Views: 845,809
Posted By Flying Dutchman
Did you install the ballast units in the same way...

Did you install the ballast units in the same way as on the page earlier mentioned? So under the dash and in the right fairing part?

Reasong for asking is that the space in the right fairing is...
Forum: Beasts 04-26-2007, 07:41 AM
Replies: 3,111
Views: 845,809
Posted By Flying Dutchman
I haven't got HID (just in my Renault Safrane),...

I haven't got HID (just in my Renault Safrane), you didn't read correctly either :wink: . Was thinking about it for the low beam, as giving pass signals is hard with HID.

The starting voltage is...
Forum: Beasts 04-26-2007, 06:03 AM
Replies: 3,111
Views: 845,809
Posted By Flying Dutchman
Check, disregard... :mully

Check, disregard... :mully
Forum: Beasts 04-24-2007, 08:51 AM
Replies: 3,111
Views: 845,809
Posted By Flying Dutchman
Cool2 Hid

More light? You could go the xenon way:

http://jbx9.free.fr/TDM/images_HID/HID11.jpg

http://www.hids4u.co.uk/dbimages/Slide26.JPG

Three times the amount of light (so longer and wider light...
Forum: Beasts 04-14-2007, 12:35 AM
Replies: 3,111
Views: 845,809
Posted By Flying Dutchman
Well, it wasn't intended as a personal remark,...

Well, it wasn't intended as a personal remark, AJ. So please don't think it was meant as that. I just think it's very ugly (yes, that's meant as negative all right), but indeed taste is always...
Forum: Beasts 04-12-2007, 09:04 PM
Replies: 3,111
Views: 845,809
Posted By Flying Dutchman
Good argument, that's gotta be it :rofl

Good argument, that's gotta be it :rofl
Forum: Beasts 04-12-2007, 09:10 AM
Replies: 3,111
Views: 845,809
Posted By Flying Dutchman
Such a warm country, such huge, ugly, noisy...

Such a warm country, such huge, ugly, noisy screens... why?
Forum: Equipment 04-04-2007, 06:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 614
Posted By Flying Dutchman
In Europe the Multitec comes standard with a...

In Europe the Multitec comes standard with a clear visor and a visor which is gradually tinted towards the top, model CX-1V:
http://media7.big7.net/shoei-europe/img/de/halbgetoentes_visier.gif

I...
Forum: Equipment 04-04-2007, 05:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,568
Posted By Flying Dutchman
It's actually Pinlock, and they're actually...

It's actually Pinlock, and they're actually Dutch: www.pinlock.nl . Derek Arnold started developing it since 1979, was "crowned" Dutch inventor of the year in 1998 because of his pinlock invention....
Forum: GS Boxers 03-30-2007, 06:28 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 14,190
Posted By Flying Dutchman
Hids4u

I haven't seen anybody mention these HID kits yet:
http://www.hids4u.co.uk/product_details.asp?id=459 (single light)
http://www.hids4u.co.uk/product_details.asp?id=458 (double light)



These...
Forum: Beasts 02-05-2007, 09:15 AM
Replies: 3,111
Views: 845,809
Posted By Flying Dutchman
The blinker lenses are smoked black in color, in...

The blinker lenses are smoked black in color, in above pic the orange hue is the reflection of the orange bulb inside.

http://piloot.smugmug.com/photos/92262651-L-1.jpg

Team Frikandel Speciaal...
Forum: Beasts 02-02-2007, 04:23 AM
Replies: 3,111
Views: 845,809
Posted By Flying Dutchman
So I guess you couldn't agree more? :wink:

So I guess you couldn't agree more? :wink:
Forum: Beasts 02-01-2007, 06:44 PM
Replies: 3,111
Views: 845,809
Posted By Flying Dutchman
Just check out my site (http://www.piloot.com) to...

Just check out my site (http://www.piloot.com) to see all the pics you like. I have the TDM900A GT version, which comes standard with the Yamaha bags, toprack, centerstand, tall screen (don't like...
Forum: Beasts 02-01-2007, 08:15 AM
Replies: 3,111
Views: 845,809
Posted By Flying Dutchman
Too bad he doesn't have the black blinkers...

Too bad he doesn't have the black blinkers though, that would finish it :thumb

http://piloot.smugmug.com/photos/119594704-M.jpg
Forum: Beasts 01-21-2007, 03:51 PM
Replies: 3,111
Views: 845,809
Posted By Flying Dutchman
No, I don't have a Puig one. I mentioned I knew...

No, I don't have a Puig one. I mentioned I knew about a very nice looking Puig one I saw on German Ebay which I would have ordered if I wouldn't have had the GT version which already came with the...
Forum: Beasts 01-20-2007, 01:54 PM
Replies: 3,111
Views: 845,809
Posted By Flying Dutchman
It's been a couple of years, but I got a bike...

It's been a couple of years, but I got a bike that's allowed on advrider so I guess I can join this hugely grown crowd again. I had a T-max for a while which didn't fit on advrider, but now I see...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-17-2006, 05:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,378
Posted By Flying Dutchman
There's also a "special edition" DVD out now (in...

There's also a "special edition" DVD out now (in the US next month I guess) with 3 DVD's. Every episode contains some more footage (makes it even nicer to look at) and some other extras as well.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-17-2006, 05:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,378
Posted By Flying Dutchman
Don't know the answer, but I know it's in the...

Don't know the answer, but I know it's in the book (combined with other things which weren't like they seemed in the "movie"). A friend of mine read it, but I haven't asked about that particular...
Forum: Equipment 12-30-2004, 06:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,159
Posted By Flying Dutchman
I know warranties in every country are different,...

I know warranties in every country are different, but then you are talking about SHOP warranties. Standard BMW FACTORY warranty (on their bikes but also on all of their products since the EU...
Forum: Equipment 12-28-2004, 09:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,159
Posted By Flying Dutchman
Don't know what has been done, since this thread...

Don't know what has been done, since this thread is a bit old. But since january 2002 shops in most EU countries must give 2 years warranty on ALL their products, no matter how much the factory...
Forum: Road warriors 12-13-2004, 03:16 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,017
Posted By Flying Dutchman
I'm not going to argue about ABS, the advantage...

I'm not going to argue about ABS, the advantage of such a system is clear I think. But so far I have seen only one comparison of powered brakes versus non-powered brakes which fell to the advantage...
Forum: Road warriors 12-13-2004, 01:57 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,017
Posted By Flying Dutchman
That's exactly what the Dutch police did in a...

That's exactly what the Dutch police did in a test, the video of which I saw on a motorcycle exhibition when the powered assist brakes were just introduced on the RT. I have not been able yet to...
Forum: Road warriors 12-13-2004, 06:04 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,017
Posted By Flying Dutchman
According to reviews I've read this combined,...

According to reviews I've read this combined, powered braking system can significantly reduce your braking distance. If you're macho enough to think you can do better I suggest you get a R1100RT, but...
Forum: Road warriors 12-13-2004, 05:00 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,017
Posted By Flying Dutchman
Then you need this one: ...

Then you need this one:

http://www.moto-station.com/photos/cache/images/~Moyens_formats~Motos~Motos_serie_plus_de_125~BMW~BMW_R_1200_RT~BMW_R1200RT_cockpit_stmz.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 12-07-2004, 10:22 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,017
Posted By Flying Dutchman
http://www.bertduursma.nl/pages/sub_r_serie/r1200r...

http://www.bertduursma.nl/pages/sub_r_serie/r1200rt/index.htm
Forum: Road warriors 10-24-2004, 05:49 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 9,531
Posted By Flying Dutchman
R1200s

And while I'm at it, here a picture of the new R1200S (don't know if it was posted before here) sighted in Germany. Obvious is the very Suzuki-lookalike nose and the K1200S/Nexus blinkers:...
Forum: Road warriors 10-24-2004, 05:41 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 9,531
Posted By Flying Dutchman
More pics

http://www.bmwmtc.nl/paginas/nieuws/R1200RT/r1200rt-1.jpg
http://www.bmwmtc.nl/paginas/nieuws/R1200RT/r1200rt-2.jpg
http://www.bmwmtc.nl/paginas/nieuws/R1200RT/r1200rt-3.jpg ...
Forum: Ride reports 03-17-2004, 04:54 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,323
Posted By Flying Dutchman
New mirror (again)

Just for the archive, latest mirror is here:
http://home.alexburke.ca/pripyat/index2.html
Forum: GS Boxers 01-06-2004, 12:55 PM
Replies: 1,493
Views: 594,808
Posted By Flying Dutchman
Width was the reason for me as well, my upper...

Width was the reason for me as well, my upper arms were catching too much blast at speed. Since the Wunderlich was wider along the whole length (and the Adv only at the bottom) and also adjustable I...
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