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Forum: GS Boxers 10-16-2014, 10:09 AM
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Posted By ghulst
Nice area!

Nice area!
Forum: GS Boxers 10-15-2014, 10:25 PM
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Views: 394,365
Posted By ghulst
On Flickr, click download, the click view all...

On Flickr, click download, the click view all sizes, select the size you want and then right click the picture. Choose copy image URL and then paste that here. You should have a URL finishing with...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-30-2014, 05:03 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,972
Posted By ghulst
It depends on where I am. If I am in my own...

It depends on where I am. If I am in my own -rural- region and it is a short visit, I lock the forks and get the shopping. When I stay longer I use the disc lock.
If I go to a major city, I lock...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-22-2014, 10:57 PM
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Posted By ghulst
Ah, yes. I know about that. Just never...

Ah, yes. I know about that. Just never abbreviated it. ;)
Forum: GS Boxers 08-22-2014, 10:51 PM
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Views: 394,365
Posted By ghulst
That is very interesting. As I am not currently a...

That is very interesting. As I am not currently a GS owner, can you tell me what FD is?
Forum: GS Boxers 08-22-2014, 09:34 PM
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Views: 394,365
Posted By ghulst
That makes me curious. If there is no difference,...

That makes me curious. If there is no difference, why go back?
And can you say more about what would be the right setup?
Forum: Beasts 08-21-2014, 12:51 AM
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Posted By ghulst
Just to let you guys know that I sold my TransAlp...

Just to let you guys know that I sold my TransAlp yesterday. Happy to have sold it well, but still troublesome to see it ride off into the distance without me. But we had a good time and it is good...
Forum: Beasts 08-18-2014, 11:26 PM
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Views: 553,663
Posted By ghulst
Wow, those are some beautiful views!

Wow, those are some beautiful views!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-18-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 9,031
Posted By ghulst
I would take it as a compliment and don't think...

I would take it as a compliment and don't think about it too much. Just take anything as a compliment really. ;)
Forum: GS Boxers 07-18-2014, 02:56 PM
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Views: 394,365
Posted By ghulst
Gorgeous!

Gorgeous!
Forum: Beasts 07-08-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 17,209
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Posted By ghulst
True, but then ADVRider is not the only site I...

True, but then ADVRider is not the only site I frequent via Tapatalk. And I can imagine there are plenty of other people that just use the standard app. ;)
Forum: Beasts 07-08-2014, 04:55 AM
Replies: 17,209
Views: 5,042,128
Posted By ghulst
You are welcome. The thing is that the site has a...

You are welcome. The thing is that the site has a black background and tapatalk has a white background. Silly really.



The XJ550 is a nice bike. I just need to get around to finishing it so I...
Forum: Beasts 07-08-2014, 12:35 AM
Replies: 17,209
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Posted By ghulst
Pssst MAS335, yellow might look great on the...

Pssst MAS335, yellow might look great on the ADVRider site, but it is impossible to read for those of us that use Tapatalk. ;)

Just a heads up. ;)
Forum: Beasts 07-06-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 17,209
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Posted By ghulst
Great pictures. And you might find that I updated...

Great pictures. And you might find that I updated your link in my quote, so it works better. ;)
Forum: Beasts 07-01-2014, 10:28 PM
Replies: 17,209
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Posted By ghulst
I second that. The Tapatalk app makes sharing and...

I second that. The Tapatalk app makes sharing and keeping up with the forums just so much easier. Spend a bit on the pro version and it will be money very well spent. ;)

(Just make sure you remove...
Forum: Beasts 06-27-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 17,209
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Posted By ghulst
If anyone is interested: The link to my Dutch ad...

If anyone is interested: The link to my Dutch ad for the Transalp (http://link.marktplaats.nl/823082888).

Willing to help with shipping/travel etc.
Forum: Beasts 06-27-2014, 04:20 AM
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Posted By ghulst
That is what I meant... So, go via Russia. Nice...

That is what I meant... So, go via Russia. Nice ride. ;)
Forum: Beasts 06-27-2014, 03:33 AM
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Posted By ghulst
Apparently it is somewhat easier to cross te sea...

Apparently it is somewhat easier to cross te sea around Magadan, however, that is a slightly longer detour...
Forum: Beasts 06-26-2014, 11:40 PM
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Posted By ghulst
Shipping might be a slightly prohibitive factor...

Shipping might be a slightly prohibitive factor in this... ;) Unless you want something to tour Europe on.
Forum: Beasts 06-26-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 17,209
Views: 5,042,128
Posted By ghulst
Thinking of selling mine.

Thinking of selling mine.
Forum: Beasts 06-25-2014, 01:58 PM
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Posted By ghulst
Ok, problem solved. Filling the battery has...

Ok, problem solved. Filling the battery has helped. The bike ran fine on the way home today. But that Transalp saddle really isn't made for 600kms and 7 hours on one day. ;)
Forum: Beasts 06-24-2014, 08:43 AM
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Posted By ghulst
Turned out that my battery was completely dry...

Turned out that my battery was completely dry after the run. Filled it up now, but haven't had a chance to test. Will check connections back home.
Forum: Beasts 06-23-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 17,209
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Posted By ghulst
Nope, don't have them. I was still meaning to...

Nope, don't have them. I was still meaning to find myself a set...

I know what I need though. Will try to find se today, but the day mainly consists of meetings... ;)
Forum: Beasts 06-23-2014, 02:27 PM
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Views: 5,042,128
Posted By ghulst
Great. Thanks!

Great. Thanks!
Forum: Beasts 06-23-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 17,209
Views: 5,042,128
Posted By ghulst
Ok. Obviously I am now somewhere in the south of...

Ok. Obviously I am now somewhere in the south of Germany without any tools. However, as I can push start it and ride it, I guess that is how I will be heading home Wednesday afternoon and then tackle...
Forum: Beasts 06-23-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 17,209
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Posted By ghulst
Guys, I just did 600km yesterday and the bike was...

Guys, I just did 600km yesterday and the bike was fine. However, I tried to start it this afternoon and that didn't work. The control light were dim and it didn't turn over. However, when I push...
Forum: Beasts 06-20-2014, 08:52 AM
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Views: 553,663
Posted By ghulst
That looks nice. Any shots from the front?

That looks nice. Any shots from the front?
Forum: Beasts 06-19-2014, 12:08 PM
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Posted By ghulst
I second the thermostat test. Also, feel the...

I second the thermostat test. Also, feel the hoses and the radiators when the engine goes hot to see whether the heat spreads evenly. Cold spots mean clogging or in the worst case no flow of coolant...
Forum: Beasts 06-18-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 1,059
Views: 553,663
Posted By ghulst
Hey, if that is the problem, I can ship it whole...

Hey, if that is the problem, I can ship it whole with panniers. ;)
Forum: Beasts 06-18-2014, 04:33 AM
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Views: 553,663
Posted By ghulst
Don't know. Do you want me to ship you one? ;)

Don't know. Do you want me to ship you one? ;)
Forum: Beasts 06-18-2014, 02:31 AM
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Views: 553,663
Posted By ghulst
Ok, so I have got my eyes on one. There are...

Ok, so I have got my eyes on one. There are upsides and downsides to it. Marketwise, it has been resprayed in black. Seems to be matte in the pictures. Apparently the owner before the previous one...
Forum: Beasts 06-12-2014, 01:49 PM
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Views: 553,663
Posted By ghulst
Thanks for that extensive answer Marc-s. That is...

Thanks for that extensive answer Marc-s. That is a great help. In your experience, how does the handling of the S10 compare to the Africa Twin and the 1100GS? I rode both. Found the Beemer to be...
Forum: Beasts 06-12-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 1,059
Views: 553,663
Posted By ghulst
Ok. I will check out that forum. Btw....

Ok. I will check out that forum.

Btw. Interesting to see that there is less talk about the Super Ténéré on ADVRider than about the Transalp and Africa Twin. ;)
Forum: Beasts 06-12-2014, 05:07 AM
Replies: 1,059
Views: 553,663
Posted By ghulst
I am currently riding an 89 Transalp. Happy with...

I am currently riding an 89 Transalp. Happy with it, but would like to have some extra power. I tried the AT, but am wondering whether the S10 wouldn't be a nicer bike to own. No plans to ride RTW at...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-01-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 12,300
Posted By ghulst
As I test drove an Africa Twin, someone made a...

As I test drove an Africa Twin, someone made a remark to me that the Africa Twin was the nicer bike and that the GS has a much steeper learning curve. When I rode it, it was alright, but that was not...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-27-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 12,300
Posted By ghulst
To be honest, the Tansalp is a very light and...

To be honest, the Tansalp is a very light and brilliant bike. However, it is not as comfortable and lacks power for motorway hauls. Regular speeds here are 75 to 85 Mph and it doesn't like that. On...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-27-2014, 12:09 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 12,300
Posted By ghulst
Ok, admittedly this is probably the worst thread...

Ok, admittedly this is probably the worst thread to post it in, but I am considering selling my TransAlp and buying an 1100GS. When I first rode it last weekend, my first concern was that it didn't...
Forum: Beasts 05-16-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 17,209
Views: 5,042,128
Posted By ghulst
Makes me wonder if I should sell my 89 TA in the...

Makes me wonder if I should sell my 89 TA in the States. ;) It has been registered in the US, so it has the right numbers etc. so, what would a 70K mile 89er go for in decent shape? :D
Forum: Beasts 04-11-2014, 12:04 AM
Replies: 17,209
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Posted By ghulst
Yep, not. exactly standard. Nice bikes though.

Yep, not. exactly standard. Nice bikes though.
Forum: Beasts 04-10-2014, 02:53 AM
Replies: 17,209
Views: 5,042,128
Posted By ghulst
I currently ride an 89 TransAlp in US spec. The...

I currently ride an 89 TransAlp in US spec. The price of an Africa Twin from 89 will be about double what I will get if I sell the Alp. However, I would really like a bit more oomph, as I miss that...
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