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Forum: Ride reports 08-27-2011, 12:23 AM
Replies: 1,494
Views: 541,635
Posted By GiSpot
Sorry for your loss...

May Alan's love and spirit live on in your hearts...

Be well...
Forum: Ride reports 02-01-2011, 04:45 AM
Replies: 1,494
Views: 541,635
Posted By GiSpot
Wicked Presentation...

I just behaved too! :deal
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-01-2011, 04:41 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 13,096
Posted By GiSpot
Wicked Track heaven

Hahaha...I was positively joking about crocs :D, but it's great to hear you enjoyed it so much...and YES, you MUST return with a dirtbike!!!

Thanks for the message!
Forum: Ride reports 01-29-2011, 05:56 PM
Replies: 1,494
Views: 541,635
Posted By GiSpot
Bluhduh Doh!

Thanks Pyrate! :fyyff Oops, sorry...I meant: :thumb
Hahaha...I appreciate the help!
Forum: Ride reports 01-28-2011, 05:03 AM
Replies: 1,494
Views: 541,635
Posted By GiSpot
Question Shop?

Hey Lisa, hope things are progressing for you guys...instead of Brisbane we might meet you in Bangkok, by the looks of things, as we'll be back over there in late April...hahahaha...on a different...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-26-2011, 10:47 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 13,096
Posted By GiSpot
Thumb Seat...

Hello again Rod...yes, I appreciate what you mean about the higher seat as far as knee braces are concerned...unfortunately for me I don't have that luxury, as a 20mm seat height increase would...
Forum: Ride reports 01-26-2011, 05:54 AM
Replies: 1,494
Views: 541,635
Posted By GiSpot
Wicked Useful contacts...

Hey Simon and Lisa...having lived in Thailand, if you are serious about it I have reliable contacts...let me know!



All jokes aside, I decided (was told by my wife) to come out of the lurking...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-26-2011, 04:55 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 13,096
Posted By GiSpot
Handlebar and ummm...wtf???

Hey OffAgain...the stock handlebar and its height on this bike is not a problem for me at all...the quick release bolts are to easily change the tilt from the regular position when I'm riding mainly...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-24-2011, 05:38 PM
Replies: 7,878
Views: 2,649,594
Posted By GiSpot
Congratulations!

Enjoy your new fantastic ride, mate!!!
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-24-2011, 05:06 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 13,096
Posted By GiSpot
Handlebar bolts...

Hey Stackator...you got it! No tool needed and time wasted, as you can imagine...they make the handlebar adjustments between mostly standing and mostly sitting parts of a trip a breeze!!! (and, in my...
Forum: Ride reports 01-24-2011, 04:54 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 11,901
Posted By GiSpot
Thumb Thank you!

Thank you for such a awesome RR and great images!!! You had me glued from start to finish and in stitches most of the time...very down-to-earth...only, WTF was this???



This is awefully...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-23-2011, 11:37 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 13,096
Posted By GiSpot
More additions...

More additions to my GS have been:

Wunderlich quick release hadlebar bolts (these are just brilliant!!!) :ricky

http://i1096.photobucket.com/albums/g323/TheGiSpot/24012011516.jpg
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-23-2011, 11:36 PM
Replies: 7,878
Views: 2,649,594
Posted By GiSpot
More additions (see my previous posts)...

More additions to my GS have been:

Wunderlich quick release hadlebar bolts (these are just brilliant!!!) :ricky

http://i1096.photobucket.com/albums/g323/TheGiSpot/24012011516.jpg
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-16-2011, 06:38 AM
Replies: 7,878
Views: 2,649,594
Posted By GiSpot
Horn fits...

Hey DWS...the horn fits fine, I just had to file off one small bit from one side...there are two types, a high pitch and a low pitch...it's a matter of personal preference, but I got the low pitch...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-15-2011, 11:00 PM
Replies: 7,878
Views: 2,649,594
Posted By GiSpot
Awww...

Awww...lol...suck it up mate! Hahaha...you cracked me up :rofl
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-15-2011, 08:32 PM
Replies: 7,878
Views: 2,649,594
Posted By GiSpot
Additions...

Mine had a couple of new additions...a new (proper!) horn and headlight protection :D

http://i1096.photobucket.com/albums/g323/TheGiSpot/12012011507.jpg
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-13-2011, 02:16 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 13,096
Posted By GiSpot
That really sucks...Straddie is a whole awesome...

That really sucks...Straddie is a whole awesome track! :wink:

Make sure you check out the two lakes, they are great to swim in...just watch out for the massive Stradbroke crocodiles...enjoy the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-13-2011, 02:10 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 13,096
Posted By GiSpot
Flood...

That's the thing with disasters like this one, they hit as suddenly/unexpectedly as they hit hard...no hard feelings though...I'll still read (and enjoy) your RRs!!!:rofl

There's some crazy shit...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-12-2011, 04:35 PM
Replies: 7,878
Views: 2,649,594
Posted By GiSpot
Congratulations amoredimamma!!! Looking good in...

Congratulations amoredimamma!!! Looking good in red...

Safe and happy riding :D
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-12-2011, 04:07 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 13,096
Posted By GiSpot
Aussie toughness...

Alan...thank you for your message...I have to make a confession here, I am European...:rofl...well, I now have dual citizenship...anyway, there are many places in the world where you can ask the same...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-12-2011, 02:03 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 13,096
Posted By GiSpot
Thanks..

Thanks for your message Monstaman, we appreciate the support...we are safe here where our house sits, but the rest of the city and surrounding region are only getting worse, and there is much more...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-11-2011, 06:00 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 13,096
Posted By GiSpot
Wicked Additions...

A couple of additions to the machine.

Lens protector from Touratech
http://i1096.photobucket.com/albums/g323/TheGiSpot/12012011508.jpg

Then a new horn from Italy, Stabel Magnum 410Hz (low...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-10-2011, 07:24 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 13,096
Posted By GiSpot
Ummm...

Impressive!!!

:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-09-2011, 10:10 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 13,096
Posted By GiSpot
Floods...

You might have to trail a dingy to get around here in QLD in a month...leave your bike somewhere high :rofl

Also, who is your post intended for?
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-08-2011, 05:33 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 13,096
Posted By GiSpot
Congratulations!!! It's a hell of a bike and I...

Congratulations!!! It's a hell of a bike and I hope you'll get plenty of ejoyment from ridinig it :clap...I know I do!!! I too am still getting used to the chain, and the loss of power compared to...
Forum: Ride reports 12-27-2010, 04:10 PM
Replies: 1,091
Views: 342,868
Posted By GiSpot
New subscriber...

I am Italian too, but live and ride BMWs on the other side of the world and have just subscribed to your RR thread...I am looking forward to catching up with all the posts...for now I am at page 1...
Forum: Australia 12-21-2010, 06:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 846
Posted By GiSpot
Internet...

Get online and buy from a dealer who offer some warranty...you can possibly pay a deposit to secure the bike and pay the rest there, when you see it and test-ride it...the deposit should be...
Forum: Ride reports 12-21-2010, 05:51 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 100,932
Posted By GiSpot
The very definition of ADVENTURE RIDER

Hey ChiTown, thanks again for taking the time to post...always interesting stories and great pics...especially at present, as I snapped a ligament in my right thumb and am just recovering from...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-14-2010, 09:02 PM
Replies: 7,878
Views: 2,649,594
Posted By GiSpot
Thank fark there are good hearted and charitable...

Thank fark there are good hearted and charitable guys such as yourself out there in the world to rescue those poor lost souls on KTMs :evil
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-14-2010, 08:58 PM
Replies: 7,878
Views: 2,649,594
Posted By GiSpot
Great photos of what looks like a fantastic...

Great photos of what looks like a fantastic ride...I especially loved the gorge pics :D

I have only been to Crete once when I came across to camp with friends as a teenager (I rode an Aprilia...
Forum: Vendors 12-10-2010, 10:35 PM
Replies: 2,308
Views: 771,669
Posted By GiSpot
H&B racks with 36Lt Pelican cases on a BMW F800GS...

Thank you for such an awesome product!!! It was easy to fit on the beemer, looks great and its strength will probably outlive me...very well done :clap
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-07-2010, 04:13 PM
Replies: 7,878
Views: 2,649,594
Posted By GiSpot
As usual, some very cool photos there ChiTown....

As usual, some very cool photos there ChiTown. Thank you.

The bike's looking great by the way :)
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-07-2010, 06:10 AM
Replies: 7,878
Views: 2,649,594
Posted By GiSpot
That's what I mounted on mine...36Lt Caribou...

That's what I mounted on mine...36Lt Caribou Pelican cases on HB racks...the instructions included are straight forward and easy to follow...I swear by their quality and the guys at Caribou offer...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-06-2010, 02:05 AM
Replies: 7,878
Views: 2,649,594
Posted By GiSpot
Thanks for sharing mate! Very nice indeed...great...

Thanks for sharing mate! Very nice indeed...great looking bike...congratulations!!! :D

If you plan to go off-road, look into a better bashplate...I also find that case racks like the H&B and...
Forum: Ride reports 12-03-2010, 05:22 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 132,354
Posted By GiSpot
Keep them coming :)

Hello Laurent...thank you for taking the time to post, it's been a real pleasure to read and view the pics and videos on this RR...I am, like many others, looking forward to the next updates on the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-25-2010, 08:19 PM
Replies: 7,878
Views: 2,649,594
Posted By GiSpot
Thumb Sounds brilliant...enjoy, and post some...

Sounds brilliant...enjoy, and post some pics/report when you get back!!!
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-25-2010, 05:06 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 13,096
Posted By GiSpot
Alan...it's the angle of the photo that creates...

Alan...it's the angle of the photo that creates the illusion...they are the exact same size...as far as distributing weight, that comes down to what you pack on which side and the fact that you can...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-25-2010, 05:03 AM
Replies: 7,878
Views: 2,649,594
Posted By GiSpot
Cool2 ChiTown...thank you mate, I can't wait to take it...

ChiTown...thank you mate, I can't wait to take it in the outback!!! Reports will follow...

Alan...it's the angle of the photo that creates the illusion...they are the exact same size...as far as...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-24-2010, 05:25 AM
Replies: 7,878
Views: 2,649,594
Posted By GiSpot
Talking Now with panniers...

H&B racks from Germany:
http://i1096.photobucket.com/albums/g323/TheGiSpot/23112010478.jpg

and Caribou Pelican cases - right:
http://i1096.photobucket.com/albums/g323/TheGiSpot/23112010479.jpg...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-24-2010, 05:16 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 13,096
Posted By GiSpot
Panniers set-up...

First the Hepco and Becker racks from Germany went on...a relatively easy job, even on a hot day...

http://i1096.photobucket.com/albums/g323/TheGiSpot/23112010477.jpg
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