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Forum: Beasts 07-15-2014, 01:59 AM
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Posted By Two Plugs
GPmucci: you should come and visit the 17th...

GPmucci: you should come and visit the 17th Varadero & Crosstourer International Meeting (VCIM) next year in Milau, France! Your bike will most certainly be a head turner there!

Check:...
Forum: Beasts 07-14-2014, 01:32 AM
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Posted By Two Plugs
Welcomed too! :clap

Welcomed too! :clap
Forum: Beasts 07-10-2014, 01:14 AM
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Posted By Two Plugs
If I would work for Honda, we would not have this...

If I would work for Honda, we would not have this discussion but Honda motorcycles we desire... :evil
If I was a hard-core Honda admirer, I wouldn't give other bikes good credits (f.e. the Super10,...
Forum: Beasts 07-09-2014, 11:12 AM
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Posted By Two Plugs
Wicked Well, my dear Red Cat, I can only reply your...

Well, my dear Red Cat,
I can only reply your sceptic message with the remark that this new bike will get you purring as a little kitty ;)

PS: a cougar would be better as Avatar!
Forum: Beasts 07-09-2014, 01:47 AM
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Views: 285,485
Posted By Two Plugs
@ Pecha72 / Markjenn: Who said something about...

@ Pecha72 / Markjenn: Who said something about weight? Could it pop up in your mind that I was revering to aspects of esthetics / exterior design? :wink:

Like I said... Sitcom... :rofl

Every...
Forum: Beasts 07-08-2014, 11:52 PM
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Views: 454,216
Posted By Two Plugs
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Forum: Beasts 07-08-2014, 11:52 PM
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Views: 454,216
Posted By Two Plugs
How about this one? It was on Ebay UK... :evil

How about this one? It was on Ebay UK... :evil
Forum: Beasts 07-08-2014, 11:47 PM
Replies: 512
Views: 116,778
Posted By Two Plugs
Ton/Jody Its getting a Dutch quarter over...

Ton/Jody

Its getting a Dutch quarter over here... ;)

Are you both member at the Dutch Transalp Club too? www.transalpclub.nl
Forum: Beasts 07-08-2014, 11:44 PM
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Views: 285,485
Posted By Two Plugs
Sitcom...

Yummie... this topic is getting more- and more similar to a real sitcom :lol3

With a flair of SF, that is. Can some one hand over the popcorn please? :D

Please understand the sarcasm between...
Forum: Beasts 07-02-2014, 12:33 AM
Replies: 512
Views: 116,778
Posted By Two Plugs
OK the stock battery is best choice? How about...

OK the stock battery is best choice? How about the newish gell batteries? Are they any good on a older bike like the XLV?
Forum: Beasts 07-01-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 512
Views: 116,778
Posted By Two Plugs
Q on battery

Hi all,

The Battery of my black XLV750R RF died period. It has lasted for over 13 years which I think is very, very good. Even the Optimate 5 isn't able to revive it any more...

What is a good...
Forum: Beasts 07-01-2014, 01:40 PM
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Posted By Two Plugs
and the last of this page

and the last of this page
Forum: Beasts 07-01-2014, 01:39 PM
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Posted By Two Plugs
nr 2

nr 2
Forum: Beasts 07-01-2014, 01:39 PM
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Posted By Two Plugs
Larger picture, nr 1

Larger picture, nr 1
Forum: Beasts 07-01-2014, 01:31 PM
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Views: 116,778
Posted By Two Plugs
Isnt she a pretty little thing, Blax1? The...

Isnt she a pretty little thing, Blax1?

The owners manual (front cylinder, wasn't it?) made 100% clear if the engine should be removed- or not. According to the manual, it should be removed from...
Forum: Beasts 06-23-2014, 01:05 AM
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Views: 116,778
Posted By Two Plugs
Ralph, I am not sure. My instinct tells me that...

Ralph,
I am not sure. My instinct tells me that it should be possible with the working space available... but instincts are sometimes sooo wrong...
Perhaps some other member can help out here too?...
Forum: Beasts 06-21-2014, 11:23 PM
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Views: 116,778
Posted By Two Plugs
Hi Ralph, Sundaymorning, 08:20 AM here now... ;)...

Hi Ralph, Sundaymorning, 08:20 AM here now... ;) Ready for a nice Sunday ride out with my brother and my local Honda agent, not on the XLV, but on its big grandchild, the XL1000V Varadero. Looking...
Forum: Beasts 06-21-2014, 03:05 PM
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Posted By Two Plugs
Sorry, my 'technical English' is not good enough...

Sorry, my 'technical English' is not good enough to specify 'front rocker cover'... *blush*
Forum: Beasts 06-21-2014, 02:21 PM
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Posted By Two Plugs
I Am Sorry... Couldn't resist either... ;) ...

I Am Sorry... Couldn't resist either... ;)

[QUOTE=Zave;24440648]
Forum: Beasts 06-21-2014, 02:18 PM
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Views: 116,778
Posted By Two Plugs
U are welcome, keep us posted. Remember... my...

U are welcome, keep us posted. Remember... my bike was on 'hold' for over 2 years, allowing the 'modern, high efficient today's fuel' to 'gum' and form residence (gom). The bike acted time on time if...
Forum: Beasts 06-19-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 512
Views: 116,778
Posted By Two Plugs
Ralph... consider a fuel cleaning agent first...

Ralph... consider a fuel cleaning agent first before dismantling the engine.
On my black one (the same model as you own,.... wow 26.000 km makes it still virgin!) I got it back on running after...
Forum: Beasts 06-19-2014, 03:04 PM
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Views: 454,216
Posted By Two Plugs
With participators from 16 (!!!) different...

With participators from 16 (!!!) different nationalities we enjoyed a really superb 16th Varadero International Meeting in Norway.

Updates and fotolinks can be found at www.vci-forum.com under...
Forum: Beasts 06-19-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 1,309
Views: 285,485
Posted By Two Plugs
Unfortunately for you, it does work for reaching...

Unfortunately for you, it does work for reaching a large public... ;) But lucky for you, it isn't obligatory!

@ Kitpeg... Googled & added.
Forum: Beasts 06-19-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 2,102
Views: 553,340
Posted By Two Plugs
A wonderfull International Crosstourer Meeting

Next years International Crosstourer (& Varadero) meeting will be held in the south of France, near Milau.

This years meeting in Geiranger, Norway, was simply SUPERB.

Check www.vci-forum.com...
Forum: Beasts 06-04-2014, 11:28 AM
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Views: 454,216
Posted By Two Plugs
More from Norway... Heading to the 16th Varadero International Meeting

Now in Røn, did 260 twisty wonderful kilometers today, tomorrow the next 260 towards Geiranger.

And did you know... The Norwegians managed to BUILD A BRIDGE over the (river...) ETNA? ;D

Its...
Forum: Beasts 06-03-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 512
Views: 116,778
Posted By Two Plugs
Tnx for the weather link ;) You could come...

Tnx for the weather link ;)

You could come over by car for a coffee and a chat!
Forum: Beasts 06-03-2014, 11:26 AM
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Posted By Two Plugs
Heading north and getting more and more close to...

Heading north and getting more and more close to Geiranger! Now hosted in tropical Oslo... ;)
...
Forum: Beasts 06-01-2014, 12:19 PM
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Views: 454,216
Posted By Two Plugs
With the SW Motech? No. Maybe the fairing to get...

With the SW Motech? No. Maybe the fairing to get some working space, but really necessary? no.
Forum: Beasts 06-01-2014, 12:17 PM
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Views: 285,485
Posted By Two Plugs
The only thing I have been reading about are...

The only thing I have been reading about are massive recalls from GM, Ford and Toyota... But that's on the EU side of the great pond... Really nothing on DSG from VW. Only a massive recall on the new...
Forum: Beasts 06-01-2014, 09:54 AM
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Views: 454,216
Posted By Two Plugs
Go for the SW motech. See the pics in the...

Go for the SW motech. See the pics in the previous message (SW Motech bars). They are in use for over 110.000 km. (100.000 on my previous Varadero, 10.000 km on my current one and still bullet proof)...
Forum: Beasts 06-01-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 512
Views: 116,778
Posted By Two Plugs
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Forum: Beasts 06-01-2014, 09:11 AM
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Views: 116,778
Posted By Two Plugs
XLV guarding their grandchild...

Mighty White (the Varadero) ready for our venture to the 14th VCIM meeting in Geiranger, Norway... closely guarded by her two 'grandparents', the XLV750R HRC (red engine) and the XLV750RF (both...
Forum: Beasts 06-01-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 1,786
Views: 454,216
Posted By Two Plugs
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Forum: Beasts 06-01-2014, 09:08 AM
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Views: 454,216
Posted By Two Plugs
Getting ready for the 16th Varadero International Meeting...

Mighty White (the Varadero) ready for our venture to the 14th VCIM meeting in Geiranger, Norway... closely guarded by her two 'grandparents', the XLV750R HRC (red engine) and the XLV750RF (both...
Forum: Beasts 06-01-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 1,309
Views: 285,485
Posted By Two Plugs
Which problems? I never heard of problems with...

Which problems? I never heard of problems with VW's DSG. And Honda's DCT is really foolproof. My last car (Skoda Octavia RS 4WD with VW's DSG) managed to get me over 100.000 miles with no single...
Forum: Beasts 06-01-2014, 12:10 AM
Replies: 1,309
Views: 285,485
Posted By Two Plugs
Whats wrong with automatic? You guys have most...

Whats wrong with automatic? You guys have most certainly NEVER tried a Honda equipped with DCT and FOOTSHIFT. ;)

Even with a big, lumpy Crosstourer you can pull out at the trafficlights (till max...
Forum: Beasts 06-01-2014, 12:03 AM
Replies: 1,786
Views: 454,216
Posted By Two Plugs
SImmilar topic now at VCI-forum.com: get Hyperpro...

SImmilar topic now at VCI-forum.com: get Hyperpro or Wilbers. That are the value for money rear shock units you need.
Forum: Beasts 05-26-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 512
Views: 116,778
Posted By Two Plugs
Anoter great ride out on the Old Lady

Had a pleasant ride last Sunday on the restorated XLV, together with friends on a S10 Yamaha (Super Ten, short for Super Tenere) to a German Biker Motel

She doesn't look that much old fashioned at...
Forum: Beasts 05-26-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 2,102
Views: 553,340
Posted By Two Plugs
Well, James... What a surprice to see you popping...

Well, James... What a surprice to see you popping up here! How's going? Not telling me that you have actually traded in the Dero for the CT?
Forum: Beasts 05-26-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 1,309
Views: 285,485
Posted By Two Plugs
I'm with you on that, Eakins. I never saw the...

I'm with you on that, Eakins. I never saw the VFR1200X Crosstourer as a real substitute for my Honda XL1000V Varadero (which was the key reason to buy one of the last remaining new Varadero's from...
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