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Forum: Equipment 02-20-2013, 03:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,893
Posted By K0m4
In my crash...

In my crash (http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=19013843&postcount=517), the insurance company would have replaced the gear - I have full coverage though so even that it was my fault they...
Forum: Racing 02-06-2013, 01:45 AM
Replies: 5,469
Views: 431,064
Posted By K0m4
:huh They still don't have that figured out? What...

:huh They still don't have that figured out? What have they been doing these past few months? Wouldn't it have been reasonable to expect that Audi put a torch under their asses already? Evidently...
Forum: EMEA 02-05-2013, 05:12 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,358
Posted By K0m4
There are a number of roads to drive. The whole...

There are a number of roads to drive. The whole "voralpen" area around MariaZell - a common day ride for Viennese bikers - should be snow free by then (it probably is now, Vienna is at least), and...
Forum: Equipment 02-05-2013, 04:55 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 11,571
Posted By K0m4
I do, a German system made up of two bags (summer...

I do, a German system made up of two bags (summer bag rated to around 0, winter bag rated to something like -15, and used together they're supposedly good to -40. Not that I'll ever try), a hood, and...
Forum: Europe 02-04-2013, 10:28 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,518
Posted By K0m4
It's like the classic story when the people tell...

It's like the classic story when the people tell a traveller "don't go there, they're barbarians and will rob you and kill you", and then when you've gone there and tell them where you came from...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-04-2013, 08:15 AM
Replies: 601
Views: 79,913
Posted By K0m4
I have a black bike. ...

I have a black bike.


http://i860.photobucket.com/albums/ab168/svepte/DL1K/DSC_3129c_komp.jpg


In fact, I have two black bikes.

...
Forum: Europe 02-04-2013, 05:27 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,518
Posted By K0m4
That's true. There's likely to be a somewhat...

That's true. There's likely to be a somewhat restricted Schengen application to begin with though - set by individual member states. The other countries mentioned don't have this on the near horizon...
Forum: EMEA 02-04-2013, 04:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,521
Posted By K0m4
That's true. They're 4.80 for a ten-day MC...

That's true. They're 4.80 for a ten-day MC vignette that you stick to your fairings somewhere on the front. They sell them in at least three gas stations between Passau and the border (as well as at...
Forum: EMEA 02-04-2013, 03:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,521
Posted By K0m4
If yuor ambition is to do a saddle sore the first...

If yuor ambition is to do a saddle sore the first day, I would propose that you go the route around the Czech republic on the way down (entering Austria at Passau). The free speed on German Autobahns...
Forum: Europe 02-04-2013, 02:02 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,518
Posted By K0m4
You're not exactly wrong, just mixing apples with...

You're not exactly wrong, just mixing apples with oranges I think. There's a difference between the "authorities' bureaucracy" and the policies of private companies like insurers. The schengen area...
Forum: Equipment 01-23-2013, 02:27 AM
Replies: 569
Views: 146,260
Posted By K0m4
This actually works too. Actually, I wonder if...

This actually works too. Actually, I wonder if the suspenders that come with the shell pants wouldn't zip onto the safety pants - I'm not at home now to have a look.

They're fairly snug to begin...
Forum: Equipment 01-23-2013, 02:21 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,524
Posted By K0m4
The Halvarsson's Safety suit is not a bad choice...

The Halvarsson's Safety suit is not a bad choice - I ride the same "terrain" you do, and it works very well. You have a safety suit underneath changeable shells depending on conditions - mesh for...
Forum: Beasts 01-23-2013, 02:08 AM
Replies: 2,018
Views: 314,115
Posted By K0m4
While I have an inclination to say there is no...

While I have an inclination to say there is no substitute for horsepower, it reminds me of the reviewers noting wryly how low on hp the Super Tenere is, but when test driving it I found it sublime in...
Forum: Beasts 01-01-2013, 05:12 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,430
Posted By K0m4
Just shy of 3,000 kms since I bought my Vee in...

Just shy of 3,000 kms since I bought my Vee in the end of June, until the beginning of August when a disc hernia effectively ended my season.. :bluduh Still not fully recovered.. :kurt
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-28-2012, 06:38 AM
Replies: 2,135
Views: 1,023,121
Posted By K0m4
This is beyond cool. Does your brother have a...

This is beyond cool. Does your brother have a price range in mind? Light, AND tough.. I have always just brought my harmonica because of those two demands... this would change things! :clap
Forum: Equipment 12-27-2012, 04:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,565
Posted By K0m4
I made a wood gas stove from two cans. Tutorials...

I made a wood gas stove from two cans. Tutorials are readily available; this was the one I used the most for the basic design: http://www.instructables.com/id/Woodgas-Can-Stove/. Took me an evening,...
Forum: Racing 12-18-2012, 03:00 PM
Replies: 5,469
Views: 431,064
Posted By K0m4
Well, if one doesn't exclude the other, it does...

Well, if one doesn't exclude the other, it does add a bit of flavour. But yeah, those things are not a substitute for good racing. Rossi's popularity among people who didn't use to watch racing I...
Forum: Racing 12-18-2012, 01:35 PM
Replies: 5,469
Views: 431,064
Posted By K0m4
Actually, from this perspective I agree. If...

Actually, from this perspective I agree. If Marquez would still have been on competitive machinery had that happened.



Hehe, that is true. Haven't thought of that for a long time. :lol3
Forum: Racing 12-16-2012, 06:25 AM
Replies: 5,469
Views: 431,064
Posted By K0m4
Absolutely. Still, that nag of "unfinished...

Absolutely. Still, that nag of "unfinished business".. I would feel just like Burgess expresses in that article. How old is he anyway? Will he remain in the game longer, or will he retire when Rossi...
Forum: Racing 12-16-2012, 03:33 AM
Replies: 5,469
Views: 431,064
Posted By K0m4
This is what made me wonder about the move up...

This is what made me wonder about the move up until it was official. Maybe Rossi can shake that off easily, but it still seems strange. I wonder if Burgess ever considered parting ways and remaining...
Forum: Beasts 12-15-2012, 03:16 AM
Replies: 2,018
Views: 314,115
Posted By K0m4
Makes the beak somehow less conspicuous. I'd like...

Makes the beak somehow less conspicuous. I'd like to see a white one though, I think it might just look nice!
Forum: Racing 12-14-2012, 07:44 AM
Replies: 5,469
Views: 431,064
Posted By K0m4
:lurk Quite true. And another reason...

:lurk



Quite true. And another reason stats don't tell the whole story..
Forum: EMEA 12-07-2012, 01:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 513
Posted By K0m4
Thanks for the info! I guess that if a US...

Thanks for the info! I guess that if a US registered bike didn't need any paperwork, an EU registered shouldn't either.

Yes, traffic in Georgia is... interesting... I haven't ridden a bike in...
Forum: EMEA 12-02-2012, 03:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 513
Posted By K0m4
Paperwork for TU and Geo for EU citizen & vehicle

There's a chance I would move to Tbilisi in the near future, and today I started toying with the idea of bringing my bike. I searched a bunch of threads here about riding through Turkey and to...
Forum: Racing 11-30-2012, 09:46 AM
Replies: 5,469
Views: 431,064
Posted By K0m4
I don't think they're always in every turn on the...

I don't think they're always in every turn on the very edge of traction, especially not during a race. That would eat their tires pretty quickly. They might not be too far from it, but I'd think...
Forum: Equipment 11-29-2012, 01:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,796
Posted By K0m4
Isn't chlorine dioxide pretty much without taste?...

Isn't chlorine dioxide pretty much without taste? I have it at home, but never had the need to use it yet. It comes as a liquid as well as tablets, should be easy enough to bring with you.
Forum: Racing 11-27-2012, 12:46 PM
Replies: 5,469
Views: 431,064
Posted By K0m4
I'm really funny. My mom says so.

I'm really funny. My mom says so.
Forum: Racing 11-27-2012, 12:37 PM
Replies: 5,469
Views: 431,064
Posted By K0m4
Looks like he might challenge from the get-go....

Looks like he might challenge from the get-go. Maybe ruffle some feathers while doing it. Fresh breath.
Forum: Beasts 11-27-2012, 02:56 AM
Replies: 2,018
Views: 314,115
Posted By K0m4
My thoughts exactly the day I first rode one....

My thoughts exactly the day I first rode one. Sitting on it, it's like doing that girl from behind - you just see that great body :evil
Forum: Racing 11-27-2012, 01:28 AM
Replies: 5,469
Views: 431,064
Posted By K0m4
Except that... he's not. Unless you extend those...

Except that... he's not. Unless you extend those "very fastest guys" to like 10-15 ppl or smth. He's a level beneath the very top - a Gardner, a Criville, or Schwantz. Not a Rossi, Doohan, Agostini,...
Forum: Beasts 11-25-2012, 01:36 AM
Replies: 2,018
Views: 314,115
Posted By K0m4
If it's not sufficient, a pair of LED aux lights...

If it's not sufficient, a pair of LED aux lights would do wonders I think. And if the bike is priced right, that would be a good solution - let those that want/need more light get it, and the others...
Forum: Racing 11-25-2012, 01:30 AM
Replies: 5,469
Views: 431,064
Posted By K0m4
What credit is that? THat he's the...

What credit is that? THat he's the greatest/fastest/bestest of all time that some here are trying to get it to? Yeah, I won't subscribe to that. He's a champion, but not even close to that. Except...
Forum: Racing 11-24-2012, 03:00 PM
Replies: 5,469
Views: 431,064
Posted By K0m4
Yes, I could. If you argue that Stoner was the...

Yes, I could. If you argue that Stoner was the chief competitor for the title and in individual races during 2010, I would also refer you back to that official website with results. Have a look at...
Forum: Racing 11-24-2012, 02:06 PM
Replies: 5,469
Views: 431,064
Posted By K0m4
:huh What's that got to do with J-Lo getting to...

:huh What's that got to do with J-Lo getting to be fast?

He became champion the year before Moaner moved, saying that he got fast racing him on the Italian Harley as someone called it is not...
Forum: Racing 11-24-2012, 01:41 PM
Replies: 5,469
Views: 431,064
Posted By K0m4
"they" did not, J-Lo did. Remember there was a...

"they" did not, J-Lo did. Remember there was a time before the last two seasons?
Forum: Racing 11-24-2012, 12:33 PM
Replies: 5,469
Views: 431,064
Posted By K0m4
Seems next season has the potential to be the...

Seems next season has the potential to be the most interesting in a couple of years. J-Lo and Porcellain-Pedrosa are joined by Marquez and Rossi up front. They did not get fast racing Moaner, J-Lo...
Forum: Beasts 11-21-2012, 02:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,536
Posted By K0m4
This. No used vehicles have taxes on them in...

This. No used vehicles have taxes on them in Sweden either, and I also believe it is the case in most of Europe. But the used prices are of course compared against new prices including taxes.

I...
Forum: Beasts 11-17-2012, 06:28 AM
Replies: 2,018
Views: 314,115
Posted By K0m4
It'll make it look like the RAM air intakes on...

It'll make it look like the RAM air intakes on the great-great-grandmother.. :evil

(at least with a good portion of imagination)
Forum: Equipment 11-17-2012, 04:15 AM
Replies: 4,957
Views: 2,121,601
Posted By K0m4
What? I'm with drdubb on that one. Skip the...

What? I'm with drdubb on that one. Skip the fucking tent and sleeping bag, the coffee will make up for the bad night's sleep you had! :D
Forum: Beasts 11-17-2012, 04:13 AM
Replies: 2,018
Views: 314,115
Posted By K0m4
Thanks for the pics from Milan. I was planning to...

Thanks for the pics from Milan. I was planning to go, but couldn't due to injury.

Those angles convince me even more that the only real problem with the bike is the beak. But it looks like it...
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