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Forum: Ride reports Yesterday, 08:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,328
Posted By hasenwerk
June 22 - Alberta

The next morning we woke up to frost on everything and it was a night of super snuggling to keep warm! :wink: Ingrid's leg was bothering her a bit more today as it got cold that night - for the last...
Forum: Ride reports 12-16-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,328
Posted By hasenwerk
June 21st - leaving Quesnel BC

Departure day is here. My mother in law is here to look after the place while we are away. Luggage was packed the night before, bikes are loaded and ready to go and all last minute items are...
Forum: Ride reports 12-16-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,328
Posted By hasenwerk
The days before the adventure

Well - here it is almost Christmas. I suppose I should put some details into this life changing trip!

Rewind back to June:

The bikes are ready as they will ever be...
Forum: Thumpers 11-26-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 16,135
Views: 1,933,339
Posted By hasenwerk
Now that winter is upon me and the bikes are in...

Now that winter is upon me and the bikes are in the stable until at least march I am thinking about making a larger aux fuel tank for my Dakar and Sertao. I am thinking of removing the rear plastics...
Forum: Thumpers 11-12-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 16,135
Views: 1,933,339
Posted By hasenwerk
If you are putting an H4 hid kit in there I...

If you are putting an H4 hid kit in there I personally think it is a bad idea. Reflector headlight housing should not be used with hid as it will produce so much light scatter. Spend a few more...
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 7,871
Views: 1,048,465
Posted By hasenwerk
Bought mine second hand for both my 650gs

Bought mine second hand for both my 650gs
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 7,871
Views: 1,048,465
Posted By hasenwerk
My stock exhaust is sitting on the shelf with...

My stock exhaust is sitting on the shelf with 650km on it. I installed a supertrapp system with six discs, it is louder than stock, but much more importantly lighter than stock and allows an aux fuel...
Forum: Thumpers 11-05-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 4,287
Views: 533,377
Posted By hasenwerk
If it is louder horn than stock, I would suspect...

If it is louder horn than stock, I would suspect it would take more energy to make that noise thus blowing the fuse. Try going up 10A in fuse size.

Ultimately, for a high powered horn, you should...
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 7,871
Views: 1,048,465
Posted By hasenwerk
Handle bar selection?

Now that the cows have come home for the winter - I need to replace the very bent handle bars on my Sertao with a YZ front end that can be either 7/8 or 1 1/8"

What is my best choice now that will...
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 7,871
Views: 1,048,465
Posted By hasenwerk
Four bolts on the underside

Four bolts on the underside
Forum: Vendors 11-04-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,673
Posted By hasenwerk
The existing vent line from the main tank should...

The existing vent line from the main tank should fit the hardware provided. You just need to shorten that hose a smidge.
Forum: Thumpers 11-03-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 2,098
Views: 684,066
Posted By hasenwerk
I had this fairing on my former DRZ 400 I loved...

I had this fairing on my former DRZ 400 I loved the fairing but no so much the lights either as with halogen bulbs they are poor on low beam. If you add a 4300K HID system (mine was 35W) to the low...
Forum: Thumpers 11-03-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 16,135
Views: 1,933,339
Posted By hasenwerk
I have a complete front end with about 1000km on...

I have a complete front end with about 1000km on the works from my 2013 Sertao - pmail me if you are interested in any of it.
...
Forum: Vendors 10-27-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,673
Posted By hasenwerk
Of course it's a reasonable price... I am selling...

Of course it's a reasonable price... I am selling them UNDER my cost! :lol3
Forum: Vendors 10-27-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,673
Posted By hasenwerk
Packaged up and setting next to the door ready to...

Packaged up and setting next to the door ready to go to the post office.

Thank you very muc! :clap
Forum: Vendors 10-27-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,673
Posted By hasenwerk
The filter certainly wouldn't hurt.

The filter certainly wouldn't hurt.
Forum: Vendors 10-27-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,673
Posted By hasenwerk
Oh no! I thought we got them all - sorry. I just...

Oh no! I thought we got them all - sorry. I just would stick a shop vac in there first and then swish a little alcohol or brake cleaner in there and use a paper towel. Really though they got them...
Forum: Thumpers 10-24-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 7,871
Views: 1,048,465
Posted By hasenwerk
Vinyl wrap is what I personally would do. This...

Vinyl wrap is what I personally would do. This way when it comes time to sell the bike you can pull it off and have 'fresh' panels and a bike that is at factory spec and not to your taste or...
Forum: Thumpers 10-03-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 4,287
Views: 533,377
Posted By hasenwerk
I have a TT Rallye skid plate and I don't like...

I have a TT Rallye skid plate and I don't like the fact that it wasn't waterproof and didn't offer protection for the water pump - so I made one better!
...
Forum: Thumpers 10-03-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 7,871
Views: 1,048,465
Posted By hasenwerk
Looks like that happened just outside of Prince...

Looks like that happened just outside of Prince George BC in my neck of the woods! :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 10-02-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 4,287
Views: 533,377
Posted By hasenwerk
https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-l2VcKwIkLT4/U4J...

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-l2VcKwIkLT4/U4JMQ4rlI7I/AAAAAAAAR3E/GAqppXYey5Q/w1096-h822-no/20140525_130155.jpg


Yes - self made!


Ingrid insists the bike in Magenta and not Pink - she...
Forum: Thumpers 10-02-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 16,135
Views: 1,933,339
Posted By hasenwerk
Ditto on that... seems a little light to me too.

Ditto on that... seems a little light to me too.
Forum: Thumpers 09-29-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 4,287
Views: 533,377
Posted By hasenwerk
Go vinyl wrap - my wife really like her Dakar...

Go vinyl wrap - my wife really like her Dakar now! Total cost was $250 and if we sell the bike it comes off and back to the boring silver.
...
Forum: Thumpers 09-24-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 7,871
Views: 1,048,465
Posted By hasenwerk
Perhaps the 650 Gobi or the 650 Taklimakan ?...

Perhaps the 650 Gobi or the 650 Taklimakan ? :wink:
Forum: Canada 09-24-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 9,936
Posted By hasenwerk
So broke your leg with soft luggage... that's...

So broke your leg with soft luggage... that's supposed to be one of the reasons to get it? How much worse do you feel you would have been if you had metallic boxes instead? Gotta love the rutted...
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 4,287
Views: 533,377
Posted By hasenwerk
Those are interesting bags - never saw them...

Those are interesting bags - never saw them before, but I think they might be a tad small at 20L each especially if you are used to the capacity of the TT boxes.

After a lot of research I bought...
Forum: Vendors 09-03-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,673
Posted By hasenwerk
End of season / wife has cancer, aux tank sale

We discussed this last winter and there was great enthusiasm so I built them... 6L auxiliary fuel tank for the BMW 650 GS / Dakar / Sertao from 2000 to 2015. Between my wife and I we have put 25.000...
Forum: Thumpers 09-03-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 4,287
Views: 533,377
Posted By hasenwerk
End of season / wife has cancer, aux tank sale

We discussed this last winter and there was great enthusiasm so I built them... 6L auxiliary fuel tank for the BMW 650 GS / Dakar / Sertao from 2000 to 2015. Between my wife and I we have put 25.000...
Forum: Thumpers 09-03-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 16,135
Views: 1,933,339
Posted By hasenwerk
End of season / wife has cancer, aux tank sale

We discussed this last winter and there was great enthusiasm so I built them... 6L auxiliary fuel tank for the BMW 650 GS / Dakar / Sertao from 2000 to 2015. Between my wife and I we have put 25.000...
Forum: Thumpers 09-03-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 7,871
Views: 1,048,465
Posted By hasenwerk
End of season / wife has cancer, aux tank sale

We discussed this last winter and there was great enthusiasm so I built them... 6L auxiliary fuel tank for the BMW 650 GS / Dakar / Sertao from 2000 to 2015. Between my wife and I we have put 25.000...
Forum: Canada 08-29-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 9,936
Posted By hasenwerk
For those who want to know it's a very grey, wet...

For those who want to know it's a very grey, wet rainy day in Quesnel and more than likely a lot worse in Barkerville
Forum: Thumpers 08-25-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 16,135
Views: 1,933,339
Posted By hasenwerk
I am in the same boat as you - I have the pivot...

I am in the same boat as you - I have the pivot pegs and I don't like them as they move. The Dakar has the Touratech rallye pegs - they are better but I would like something just a tad bigger and...
Forum: Thumpers 08-25-2014, 10:44 PM
Replies: 7,871
Views: 1,048,465
Posted By hasenwerk
I had a fantastic ride today - It's first time...

I had a fantastic ride today - It's first time taking the Sertao on some rough forest service roads and beyond. The 48mm KYB forks from a 2004 Yamaha YZ 450 performed flawlessly. I hit pot holes full...
Forum: Canada 08-21-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,652
Posted By hasenwerk
It came in under the witness protection program -...

It came in under the witness protection program - the VIN was swapped to a 1960s beetle...
Forum: Canada 08-21-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 9,936
Posted By hasenwerk
Perhaps my ADD is getting the better of me, but...

Perhaps my ADD is getting the better of me, but what's the "official" plan for this ride now? I would certainly be interested in joining in for a bit if we are swinging past Quesnel.
Forum: Thumpers 08-21-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 7,871
Views: 1,048,465
Posted By hasenwerk
The vendor that sells Mitas tires (...

The vendor that sells Mitas tires ( http://www.mx1canada.com ) became a JT dealer so this is where I got the JT sprokets from and they sell this mfg of chain. What can I say - it's my first X-ring...
Forum: Thumpers 08-21-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 7,871
Views: 1,048,465
Posted By hasenwerk
I haven't used JT chains - the Dakar is sporting...

I haven't used JT chains - the Dakar is sporting DID I think... the Sertao has a CZ Chain "gold" X-ring ...
Forum: Thumpers 08-21-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 7,871
Views: 1,048,465
Posted By hasenwerk
I have had JT on my Dakar for years now and as of...

I have had JT on my Dakar for years now and as of the other week on my Sertao with no issues and no regrets.
Forum: Thumpers 08-21-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 7,871
Views: 1,048,465
Posted By hasenwerk
Totally normal wear for BMW, so says the BMW...

Totally normal wear for BMW, so says the BMW dealer here (warranty escape clause I am sure)... mine looked worse after 6000km! JT sprocket on there now!
...
Forum: Thumpers 08-16-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 4,287
Views: 533,377
Posted By hasenwerk
My bike without panniers on gets 4 liters per 100...

My bike without panniers on gets 4 liters per 100 and with and loaded about 4.7
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