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Forum: Parallel Universe 11-08-2011, 01:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,395
Posted By Roy1980
if the pads are worn unevenly, then you might...

if the pads are worn unevenly, then you might want to check the sliding mechanism of the calipers.
if the calipers don't slide, it will cause uneven wear of the pads, so it's the only thing i can...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-18-2011, 01:41 PM
Replies: 1,084
Views: 384,226
Posted By Roy1980
:freaky tell me about it. got a pair of...

:freaky

tell me about it. got a pair of cruches (how do you spell that?) here also. after parking the 800GS in a ditch.
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-10-2011, 01:23 PM
Replies: 7,804
Views: 2,586,482
Posted By Roy1980
thx detox. bike is at the dealer, waiting...

thx detox.

bike is at the dealer, waiting for insurance.

(ik zit in amersfoort. motor staat nu bij v. H)
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-10-2011, 10:22 AM
Replies: 7,804
Views: 2,586,482
Posted By Roy1980
here's mine, being loaded in a van after i...

here's mine, being loaded in a van after i crashed it into a ditch :cry

haven't got much better pics, cause i'm sitting at home with a broken leg....
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-16-2011, 08:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,651
Posted By Roy1980
that is why you have to lube the chain. not so...

that is why you have to lube the chain. not so much for cleaning, but for friction between these two parts.
if you don't lube, then you're sprockets will be gone in a few thousend kilometres.
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-07-2011, 11:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 922
Posted By Roy1980
looks like british plates. might try the ukGS...

looks like british plates. might try the ukGS forum, maybe he's on there.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-15-2011, 01:16 PM
Replies: 1,462
Views: 269,466
Posted By Roy1980
austria ...

austria
http://img199.imageshack.us/img199/1839/foto2gy.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-17-2011, 11:17 AM
Replies: 2,210
Views: 509,872
Posted By Roy1980
think i've been there. loved scotland is it...

think i've been there. loved scotland
is it this place?
http://img710.imageshack.us/img710/6279/p1010066kx.jpg
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-11-2011, 03:22 AM
Replies: 568
Views: 158,467
Posted By Roy1980
DAMN. just damn:p3rry

DAMN. just damn:p3rry
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-11-2011, 08:11 AM
Replies: 2,210
Views: 509,872
Posted By Roy1980
again, wrong thread! this one should go in...

again, wrong thread!

this one should go in the "crashed bike pictures" thread :deal:D
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-07-2011, 10:56 AM
Replies: 7,890
Views: 7,314,907
Posted By Roy1980
http://img403.imageshack.us/img403/761/yvetteroy17...

http://img403.imageshack.us/img403/761/yvetteroy17kleiner.jpg
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-29-2011, 01:07 PM
Replies: 576
Views: 185,233
Posted By Roy1980
what the!!!!!! PINK CROCS??? :eek1:eek1:poser...

what the!!!!!! PINK CROCS??? :eek1:eek1:poser


really love this thread, keep em coming :clap
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-17-2011, 12:41 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 19,771
Posted By Roy1980
rebound

rebound
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-21-2010, 08:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,456
Posted By Roy1980
with these dry sump engines you really need it to...

with these dry sump engines you really need it to be at operating temp. before reading the oil level.
if you just start the bike and let it run for a couple of minutes till it feels a bit warm,...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-20-2010, 12:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,463
Posted By Roy1980
the F650GS twin cilinder bike is in fact an 800cc...

the F650GS twin cilinder bike is in fact an 800cc :eek1
same engine as the F800GS but tuned differently
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-20-2010, 07:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,456
Posted By Roy1980
it's a common problem on the 800ST and S. little...

it's a common problem on the 800ST and S. little stones or other small things get caught in the fan housing, and blocking the fan.

so make sure it is nice and clean around the fan.

i haven't...
Forum: Equipment 12-05-2010, 01:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,995
Posted By Roy1980
just get a pinlock inner visor. another...

just get a pinlock inner visor.

another great dutch invention ;)
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-24-2010, 10:00 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,812
Posted By Roy1980
the orange glow in the motovision bulbs are not...

the orange glow in the motovision bulbs are not really to see more on the road. it's meant to make motorcycles more visible in traffic.

when riding at night in busy traffic, a single small...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-22-2010, 10:06 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,812
Posted By Roy1980
yes :evil (the dutch version)

yes :evil (the dutch version)
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-22-2010, 08:16 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,812
Posted By Roy1980
most of the the way the light shines is...

most of the the way the light shines is determined by the reflector yes.
but the bulb itself also makes more difference then most would think.

read an article not to long ago where they compared...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-21-2010, 04:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 991
Posted By Roy1980
they should be the same.

they should be the same.
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-21-2010, 04:26 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,812
Posted By Roy1980
the philips looks a little bit brighter in the...

the philips looks a little bit brighter in the middle section. but not much difference in range and spread of the light.
so the standard bulb looks to be just fine.
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-20-2010, 10:15 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 12,851
Posted By Roy1980
offcourse aussies are paying for the LED...

offcourse aussies are paying for the LED indicators and stuff. but the reason it's not listed seperatly, and the dealer says their stock, lies with the national BMW importer/distributor.

i think...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-18-2010, 09:55 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 12,851
Posted By Roy1980
the LED's are defenitly no stock item over here...

the LED's are defenitly no stock item over here (europe) they are listed for 110 if you get them factory fitted.

but most bikes that are allready in the showroom (so ordered by the dealer...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-13-2010, 09:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,698
Posted By Roy1980
i got the wunderlich one and i'm happy with it. ...

i got the wunderlich one and i'm happy with it.
it actually mounts very solid :wink: , the brackets are solid metal and the hugger itself doesn't weigh much.
as for protection, it's fine for what i...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-10-2010, 08:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,357
Posted By Roy1980
at f800riders.org there's a lot of info on the S...

at f800riders.org there's a lot of info on the S and ST.
i have heard of this problem before. when it was examined they found that the rear wheel bearing was broken.
because of play in the rear...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-28-2010, 01:16 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 6,984
Posted By Roy1980
this is true indeed. it's still 300lb on the...

this is true indeed.
it's still 300lb on the spring so nothing changed. you can put on another 2 inches of preload and only the height will change. only after that you'll start to compress the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-21-2010, 07:45 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 6,984
Posted By Roy1980
slower means more rebound damping i guess. so you...

slower means more rebound damping i guess. so you have to turn it clockwise.
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-02-2010, 01:25 PM
Replies: 7,804
Views: 2,586,482
Posted By Roy1980
it's indeed a chain lube system, called OSCO. ...

it's indeed a chain lube system, called OSCO.
very nice and handy.
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-28-2010, 01:47 PM
Replies: 7,804
Views: 2,586,482
Posted By Roy1980
not as spectacular as some, but these are from...

not as spectacular as some, but these are from our trip to austria last month.
http://img695.imageshack.us/img695/3290/p1030287v.jpg
http://img444.imageshack.us/img444/3913/p1030414r.jpg...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-13-2010, 05:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 714
Posted By Roy1980
no problem with that one. my girlfriend managed...

no problem with that one.
my girlfriend managed it quite easy last year, and she had very little mountain experience.

just give it a go :lift
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-01-2010, 11:43 AM
Replies: 542
Views: 235,042
Posted By Roy1980
zillertaler high alpine road, austria ...

zillertaler high alpine road, austria
http://a.imageshack.us/img202/6586/p1020513d.jpg

grossglockner, austria
http://a.imageshack.us/img809/7834/p1020562.jpg
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-01-2010, 11:29 AM
Replies: 542
Views: 235,042
Posted By Roy1980
trollstigen, norway ...

trollstigen, norway
http://a.imageshack.us/img205/4844/p1000363p.jpg

somewhere else in norway
http://a.imageshack.us/img338/7498/p1000203h.jpg

still norway...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-31-2010, 03:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 993
Posted By Roy1980
lot's of interesting opinions here, of which a...

lot's of interesting opinions here, of which a lot make sense (more or less).
i've always been told to keep the heavy stuff as much in the middle of the bike as possible. so rather in the tank bag...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-31-2010, 02:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,824
Posted By Roy1980
i'm happy with the BMW comfort seat.

i'm happy with the BMW comfort seat.
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-31-2010, 02:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,129
Posted By Roy1980
hey, that's mine :D i haven't heard of a...

hey, that's mine :D

i haven't heard of a 'low' comfort seat (does it exist?). what you see there is the 'normal' comfort seat. and yes it's comfy :wink:

but beware, this seat is actually...
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