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Forum: Ride reports 08-16-2013, 06:18 PM
Replies: 3,516
Views: 1,575,978
Posted By Flys Lo
Some guy that when he isn't crossing sketchy...

Some guy that when he isn't crossing sketchy Russian Bridges at break neck speed, competes in a little race called The Dakar Rally.
Forum: Ride reports 08-13-2013, 10:20 AM
Replies: 614
Views: 234,594
Posted By Flys Lo
I really want to thank you for the effort you...

I really want to thank you for the effort you have made not only in composing amazing photographs to share with us, but some great tales of your experiences while travelling.

Cheers!
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-23-2013, 09:05 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 25,423
Posted By Flys Lo
Incredible pics! Thank you. Do all your...

Incredible pics! Thank you.

Do all your diesel vehicles have in-tank heaters?
Forum: Ride reports 06-19-2013, 02:31 PM
Replies: 6,678
Views: 2,014,222
Posted By Flys Lo
My thoughts are with you today. With regards...

My thoughts are with you today.

With regards to your hub, getting a new one will be the easiest - but may not be the cheapest. (Altho with Aussie labour prices it still may be the cheapest...)
...
Forum: Ride reports 06-09-2013, 08:03 PM
Replies: 1,120
Views: 649,316
Posted By Flys Lo
She is doing well, still rides - although not...

She is doing well, still rides - although not done any adventures (of this kind) recently.
Forum: Ride reports 03-11-2013, 05:01 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 43,929
Posted By Flys Lo
In celebration of 12 months of finishing this...

In celebration of 12 months of finishing this trip, thought we would show you a quick video demo on how to get out of dealing with corrupt Peruvian cops, on the notorious stretch north of Lima on the...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-17-2013, 07:03 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,596
Posted By Flys Lo
Thanks! I'll order that, and replace it next...

Thanks!

I'll order that, and replace it next oil change.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-16-2013, 09:21 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,596
Posted By Flys Lo
Thanks - it itsn't ideal, although its not...

Thanks - it itsn't ideal, although its not kinked. I will see if I can find the thread you are referring to.

The noisy fuel pump and the splutter at half a tank has gone :clap


Thanks for all...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-15-2013, 05:55 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,596
Posted By Flys Lo
Thanks for all of your input. Finally was able...

Thanks for all of your input.
Finally was able to get up to the farm this weekend with the bike and work on it.
Pulled the tank, drained it, rinsed it with some fuel and drained it again (didn't...
Forum: Ride reports 02-10-2013, 06:47 PM
Replies: 2,811
Views: 1,823,457
Posted By Flys Lo
Jawdropping photos, as always.Try holding down...

Jawdropping photos, as always.Try holding down "Ctrl" and hit "F5".
Forum: Australia 01-31-2013, 06:03 PM
Replies: 812
Views: 91,813
Posted By Flys Lo
I've highlighted your problem. Service...

I've highlighted your problem.


Service intervals on them are supposed to be 10k km (about double what the Jap single cylinders are), 3k for heavy use. I personally would still change it every 5k...
Forum: Ride reports 01-28-2013, 06:27 PM
Replies: 4,852
Views: 3,174,293
Posted By Flys Lo
A 990 Adventure. Thanks for the...

A 990 Adventure.




Thanks for the amazing RR. Colebach's reports are always top shelf stuff, this one is just a class above.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-28-2013, 04:00 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,596
Posted By Flys Lo
Thanks for all the further responses. Hopefully...

Thanks for all the further responses. Hopefully the parts will be here from Beemer Boneyard early next week, so the following weekend I should be able to take the tank off and go to town. Based on...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-25-2013, 09:01 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,596
Posted By Flys Lo
Thanks for the further responses, I forgot to...

Thanks for the further responses, I forgot to mention, I am in Aus - i.e. the bike doesn't have a Charcoal cannister.

I have bought a foot of submersible line, I decided I may as well mount the...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-25-2013, 03:43 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,596
Posted By Flys Lo
Good point, just re looked at the kit, they don't...

Good point, just re looked at the kit, they don't include the hose. Do you happen to know that the ID (or AN size) the hose is by chance? (just so I can order it first)

Also, meant to add, did you...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-25-2013, 02:41 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,596
Posted By Flys Lo
Thanks everyone for the responses, they helped a...

Thanks everyone for the responses, they helped a lot. I think I have enough here to have a look at it next weekend.
I've ordered the replacement fuel pump/filter and hoses kit from beemer boneyard....
Forum: GS Boxers 01-24-2013, 11:58 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,596
Posted By Flys Lo
I am fine with that as a response (if that is...

I am fine with that as a response (if that is what it is :D )

I just don't get that it runs perfectly (and the fuel pump is silent) for the first half of the tank.
It splutters once or twice when...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-24-2013, 09:59 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,596
Posted By Flys Lo
1150GS - noisy fuel pump/spluttering at half tank

Hi everyone,

I tried searching for other people having this issue, found similar reports - but nothing exactly the same.

2002 R1150GS (single spark). About 128k km (80k miles)

When the bike...
Forum: Racing 11-27-2012, 03:36 AM
Replies: 1,694
Views: 144,001
Posted By Flys Lo
What an incredible season, finished by an...

What an incredible season, finished by an incredible race... I was on the edge of my seat for all of it.

Was so great to see the championship come down to the wire, to see a season where some of...
Forum: Racing 11-19-2012, 07:29 PM
Replies: 1,694
Views: 144,001
Posted By Flys Lo
That was from what I have read, the issue with...

That was from what I have read, the issue with the other Tilke tracks, they have just been run by big financiers that don't really understand racing...

This design was done largely by Schwantz and...
Forum: Australia 11-05-2012, 03:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 579
Posted By Flys Lo
Thanks, that was exactly what I was after :thumb

Thanks, that was exactly what I was after :thumb
Forum: Racing 11-01-2012, 02:24 AM
Replies: 1,694
Views: 144,001
Posted By Flys Lo
No different to Benetton. I actually like...

No different to Benetton.

I actually like that another team that came from relatively nothing (Jaguar...) is challenging the established players, but I will agree their continued success is a bit...
Forum: Australia 11-01-2012, 02:15 AM
Replies: 812
Views: 91,813
Posted By Flys Lo
It seems clunky (if its like the recent GS650 I...

It seems clunky (if its like the recent GS650 I tried - maybe it gets better after break in tho), only has 5 ratios, IIRC 3rd and 4th seemed to be in different hemispheres... meanwhile the box in the...
Forum: Australia 10-30-2012, 10:27 PM
Replies: 812
Views: 91,813
Posted By Flys Lo
I think its a pretty awesome bike, particularly...

I think its a pretty awesome bike, particularly given the price.
If I hadn't recently bought a used 1150, I would genuinely be interested in getting one... it addresses most of the criticisms over...
Forum: Australia 10-30-2012, 07:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 579
Posted By Flys Lo
Suggestions for tracks Southern NSW/Eastern Vic

Planning a 3 night camping weekend with the handbrake early December (we are Melbourne based), fishing for suggestions for tracks.

Would like to see some of the area off the black stuff up in the...
Forum: Ride reports 07-15-2012, 02:04 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 42,192
Posted By Flys Lo
They got the first part right, then kinda went...

They got the first part right, then kinda went downhill from there...
Forum: Racing 07-12-2012, 01:56 AM
Replies: 1,694
Views: 144,001
Posted By Flys Lo
I personally think Red Bull are looking very...

I personally think Red Bull are looking very strong, its not going to be as clear cut as last year, but Vettel was .4s clear in Valencia.
I think he will be the one to beat, but am personally hoping...
Forum: Racing 07-06-2012, 07:56 PM
Replies: 1,694
Views: 144,001
Posted By Flys Lo
That raw carbon looks awesome.

That raw carbon looks awesome.
Forum: Ride reports 06-30-2012, 07:39 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 43,929
Posted By Flys Lo
Thanks for the comments - it is appreciated. ...

Thanks for the comments - it is appreciated.

It's a bit of an adjustment coming back to "real life", that's for sure. It feels like a lot longer than 3 months ago I was arguing with an Argentinian...
Forum: Racing 06-04-2012, 04:02 AM
Replies: 1,694
Views: 144,001
Posted By Flys Lo
I am also betting on Schui to get up the front.

I am also betting on Schui to get up the front.
Forum: Racing 05-31-2012, 04:16 AM
Replies: 1,694
Views: 144,001
Posted By Flys Lo
I don't keep close tabs on each team, and I don't...

I don't keep close tabs on each team, and I don't think anyone does it anymore but driveshafts have been made out of carbon before... its very adaptable
Forum: Racing 05-26-2012, 07:13 PM
Replies: 1,694
Views: 144,001
Posted By Flys Lo
Fascinating qualifying!I wouldn't suggest more...

Fascinating qualifying!I wouldn't suggest more teams are needed... but perhaps more stronger teams. The money and resources that mainstream manufacturers bring to the table can often bring that....
Forum: Ride reports 05-26-2012, 03:47 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 43,929
Posted By Flys Lo
There you are! I chose the BMW because I...

There you are!

I chose the BMW because I like them... as long as you travelling in a country where you can access tools that can fix them when they go wrong!



And as a broader point, you...
Forum: Ride reports 05-26-2012, 03:28 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 43,929
Posted By Flys Lo
The Rest So, with a dramatic exit to...

The Rest



So, with a dramatic exit to Bolivia, we arrived into the Atacama desert in Northern Chile.
Our first stop was San Pedro de Atacama for food and fuel.

Throughout this trip, one...
Forum: Racing 05-26-2012, 01:34 AM
Replies: 1,694
Views: 144,001
Posted By Flys Lo
A formula Atlantic that I (with a friend) race in...

A formula Atlantic that I (with a friend) race in the VARA series gets about 5 uses out of its reverse before it breaks.
Forum: Ride reports 05-14-2012, 02:38 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 43,929
Posted By Flys Lo
Well, I would like to say I have been busy... and...

Well, I would like to say I have been busy... and that has put me off updating the final leg of this adventure, but honestly I have been drinking beers with mates, telling tall tales, buying another...
Forum: Racing 05-08-2012, 07:19 PM
Replies: 1,694
Views: 144,001
Posted By Flys Lo
Thanks for sharing those videos! The sound in...

Thanks for sharing those videos! The sound in that second video in particular was incredible.Nope, but I want to be entertained by F1, and I much prefer to watch aesthetically pleasing cars than not....
Forum: Racing 05-07-2012, 10:09 PM
Replies: 1,694
Views: 144,001
Posted By Flys Lo
And it still looks a brazillion times better than...

And it still looks a brazillion times better than any other car out there too.
Forum: Racing 05-02-2012, 07:26 PM
Replies: 1,694
Views: 144,001
Posted By Flys Lo
Pumping the exhaust gases directly into the...

Pumping the exhaust gases directly into the diffuser was... but directing the gases above the diffuser and at certain directions over the rear wing was not.
Forum: Racing 04-09-2012, 04:45 PM
Replies: 1,694
Views: 144,001
Posted By Flys Lo
Lotus claim that they are bringing a package that...

Lotus claim that they are bringing a package that will improve them by 2 tenths a lap... given where they have been sitting in the field, this could mean some podiums for them.
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