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Forum: Beasts 06-17-2012, 10:13 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,219
Posted By DesertStrom
My $0.02: I do not own a Guzzi Stelvio, so far...

My $0.02:
I do not own a Guzzi Stelvio, so far only did a test-ride, but of what I figured this should be quite an easy bike to work on as well.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-24-2012, 01:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,981
Posted By DesertStrom
As for the speedcam POI's. The ones for France...

As for the speedcam POI's. The ones for France (and Switzerland, same story) I simply have renamed to "Flowers".
Also changed the icon to a flower.

So now I get a warning everytime some flowers...
Forum: Beasts 04-30-2012, 12:43 AM
Replies: 5,090
Views: 832,856
Posted By DesertStrom
Found this on the Explorer forum...

Found this on the Explorer forum (http://www.tiger-explorer.com/index.php/topic,1378.0.html)

"According to Triumph it's there to prevent damage to the bottom of the shallow tank plus damage to...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-30-2012, 12:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,264
Posted By DesertStrom
Had a 35w HID (Pilot) just in the low beam, also...

Had a 35w HID (Pilot) just in the low beam, also for about 15.000 miles.
Now I have a nice black spot on my refelector as well.
Lens is still OK, guess that's because it's constantly cooled by the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-22-2012, 08:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,408
Posted By DesertStrom
Just a matter of playing with the position of the...

Just a matter of playing with the position of the screen (forwards/backwards and angle).
It takes some time, but you can get it perfect. Took me a good 2 hours of trial and error to get it right.
Forum: Equipment 04-07-2012, 03:00 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 10,835
Posted By DesertStrom
1) Correct, it's crap 2) Correct me if I am...

1) Correct, it's crap

2) Correct me if I am wrong, but with a Lubetube you can ride about 6000-8000 km without refilling. Nice but useless in my opinion. Refilling takes about 2 minutes, so you...
Forum: Equipment 04-07-2012, 02:42 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 10,835
Posted By DesertStrom
Again, stick to the facts, do not assume your...

Again, stick to the facts, do not assume your opinion is a fact.

Nozzles can be mounted to the swing-arm by either drilling a little hole, or if you don't like that use a clamp, or if that still...
Forum: Equipment 04-07-2012, 02:34 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 10,835
Posted By DesertStrom
That's pretty new for me, please elaborate? At...

That's pretty new for me, please elaborate?
At what point I haven't been honest?
At what point did I make a mistake and failed to admit?
Which of my arguments was bad?
Forum: Equipment 04-07-2012, 02:24 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 10,835
Posted By DesertStrom
Explained you the reason for my replies earlier,...

Explained you the reason for my replies earlier, won't do it again as it becomes boring.
Speaking about boring, you keep repeating yourself, so expect repeating answers.
Further everything I...
Forum: Equipment 04-07-2012, 01:48 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 10,835
Posted By DesertStrom
You're wrong again, check your facts begore...

You're wrong again, check your facts begore starting a discussion.
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Somehow it doesn't surprise me you don't know anyone who disagrees with you
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Forum: Equipment 04-07-2012, 11:21 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 10,835
Posted By DesertStrom
:lurk already a few days on stand-by at work and...

:lurk already a few days on stand-by at work and bored to death, so me and the boys here looking forward to your brilliancy.
Forum: Equipment 04-07-2012, 05:08 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 10,835
Posted By DesertStrom
Oh, and as you have already completely ran out of...

Oh, and as you have already completely ran out of arguments, I might as well admit that I did have a pro-oiler installed on my previous bike, but did not bother to install it on my current bike....
Forum: Equipment 04-07-2012, 05:07 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 10,835
Posted By DesertStrom
Hicks, buddy, <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns =...

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As for the pictures of the injectors, both of them are Scott-oiler, you didn’t show...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-06-2012, 10:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,893
Posted By DesertStrom
http://www.cyclenutz.com/Mini-Handlebar-Headlight-...

http://www.cyclenutz.com/Mini-Handlebar-Headlight-Switch_p_210.html
Forum: Equipment 04-06-2012, 06:29 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 10,835
Posted By DesertStrom
So far the pro-oiler beats ALL your arguments for...

So far the pro-oiler beats ALL your arguments for the Scott-oiler so I am pretty curious what new arguments you'll come up with. :lurk
Forum: Equipment 04-06-2012, 04:46 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 10,835
Posted By DesertStrom
You keep on saying that it is complicated, but...

You keep on saying that it is complicated, but for everybody who is able to change a chain or maintain the tyre-pressure it is not a challenge at all.

But the reason I want to change a setup that...
Forum: Equipment 04-06-2012, 03:47 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 10,835
Posted By DesertStrom
Oiling tied to chain-speed is not complicated at...

Oiling tied to chain-speed is not complicated at all, already exists for years.
The other variables you're talking about, dust and water, do exist with a Scott-oiler as well, or does the Scott let...
Forum: Equipment 04-06-2012, 03:02 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 10,835
Posted By DesertStrom
Just wondering; As you consider yourself the...

Just wondering; As you consider yourself the "oiler-specialist", why did you go for the Scott-oiler and not for a proper one?
Scott-oilers only supply oil as a function of the engine-RPM (supply of...
Forum: Beasts 03-25-2012, 04:17 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,094
Posted By DesertStrom
Perhaps another option for height-challenged...

Perhaps another option for height-challenged people which I've seen before; find some boots with a thicker sole.
And/or install a less wider seat, you could easily win an inch or two.
This just...
Forum: Beasts 03-23-2012, 03:29 AM
Replies: 5,090
Views: 832,856
Posted By DesertStrom
On my F800 I have a bit higher seat, giving it a...

On my F800 I have a bit higher seat, giving it a height of about 90 cm. On the Explorer I had the seat in the highest position, which is 88 cm according to the specifications, although I did not...
Forum: Beasts 03-23-2012, 02:51 AM
Replies: 5,090
Views: 832,856
Posted By DesertStrom
That's what the dealer told me. The guy riding it...

That's what the dealer told me. The guy riding it before me tried to do a wheelie but failed. He was a bit surprised as in daily life he is riding a Tiger 1050 and with that one it's not a problem....
Forum: Beasts 03-22-2012, 05:14 PM
Replies: 5,090
Views: 832,856
Posted By DesertStrom
Not sure if I'm considered as an inmate, but I...

Not sure if I'm considered as an inmate, but I did my ride on the Explorer the other day.:evil

Before I went, I checked the specs and was a bit worried about the weight being a bit high. However...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-20-2011, 05:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,397
Posted By DesertStrom
Explaining video on this other forum here...

Explaining video on this other forum here (http://f800riders.org/forum/showthread.php/45237-DIY-vids).
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-14-2011, 09:51 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,815
Posted By DesertStrom
Nice setup! Pics are clear and self-explaining. ...

Nice setup! Pics are clear and self-explaining.

Got a question about the locks, although I guess I already know the answer by looking at your pics:
Can you use the same key for the lock that...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-09-2011, 07:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,611
Posted By DesertStrom
You can enter the last 7 digits of your VIN here...

You can enter the last 7 digits of your VIN here (http://www.bmwarchiv.de/vin) to get some more info.
Site is in German though.
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-29-2011, 05:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,105
Posted By DesertStrom
The new type Optimate 4...

The new type Optimate 4 (http://www.tecmate.com/optimate4dual_detail.php) works for me as well.
You can buy a an adapter with it to BMW-style socket, but I've just soldered a spare plug on it that I...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-24-2011, 09:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,096
Posted By DesertStrom
You can find some pics here...

You can find some pics here (http://www.motorcycleparts-hornig.com/BMW-F-650-GS-08-and-F-800-GS/Seats-Trunks-and-Bags/GIVI-Trekker-Cases.html)
They look pretty nice, but I haven't seen them in real...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-23-2011, 07:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 990
Posted By DesertStrom
Good chance you'll already solve the problem with...

Good chance you'll already solve the problem with cleaning the inside of the front sprocket cover. Could be there is a piece of rock of some sort jammed in the collection of grease and dirt behind...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-08-2011, 03:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,377
Posted By DesertStrom
Assuming a new filter is available: Just punch a...

Assuming a new filter is available: Just punch a screwdriver through the filter and use that to untighten it.
No fancy tools needed.
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-04-2011, 06:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,811
Posted By DesertStrom
I'm trying to figure this out, but I don't seem...

I'm trying to figure this out, but I don't seem to understand.
- So you stop at the red light and start the stopwatch.
- Then the light turns green, you keep standing there with the stopwatch...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-02-2011, 02:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,023
Posted By DesertStrom
These decals were spread on bike-shows and by...

These decals were spread on bike-shows and by dealers around 2008.
You might try it with a dealer, maybe he still has some laying around.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-29-2011, 08:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 295
Posted By DesertStrom
1 - step on bike 2 - start engine 3 - put in...

1 - step on bike
2 - start engine
3 - put in gear and start riding
4 - when engine stops, tank is empty

This method is very simple but effective and works on a pretty large range of...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-28-2011, 05:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,483
Posted By DesertStrom
Good job! Very nice type of blue.:nod ...

Good job! Very nice type of blue.:nod
Unfortunately the Thundergrey ones (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=14989873&postcount=3903) are much faster.:evil
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-27-2011, 04:57 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 8,214
Posted By DesertStrom
Thought this was a good number 2:...

Thought this was a good number 2: horn-button-protector (http://www.touratech-usa.com/Store/PN-044-3034/Horn-button-protection-BMW-R1200GS-ADV-R-HP2-F800-650-Twin-GS)
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-23-2011, 05:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,067
Posted By DesertStrom
Chaingrease dripping from the front-sprocket on...

Chaingrease dripping from the front-sprocket on the exhaust.
Grease is collecting in that area and every once and a while a chunk drops down on the hot exhaust causing a burning smell.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-23-2011, 05:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 804
Posted By DesertStrom
Did you read this...

Did you read this (http://f800riders.org/forum/showthread.php/30776-Touratech-20mm-Bar-raisers)?
Think you have an old batch. I had the same experience.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-21-2011, 05:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,531
Posted By DesertStrom
Side-stand microswitch?

Side-stand microswitch?
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-01-2011, 04:45 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,193
Posted By DesertStrom
Hmmm, in my town it's not weird at all to have a...

Hmmm, in my town it's not weird at all to have a Dutch girlfriend :toney
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-26-2011, 05:38 AM
Replies: 1,708
Views: 296,381
Posted By DesertStrom
This is the "old" type, not the "new" Scout. ...

This is the "old" type, not the "new" Scout.
Apparently in SA they haven't run out of stock yet like in the rest of the world.
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-25-2011, 05:51 PM
Replies: 1,708
Views: 296,381
Posted By DesertStrom
Well, we have a procedure here between the lads...

Well, we have a procedure here between the lads when discussing the latest victories on certain galls, which also could be applicable on the Heidenau subject:
"Pics, or it didn't happen"
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