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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-29-2015, 01:06 AM
Replies: 14,901
Views: 5,573,361
Posted By Chev.
OK guys, many thanks for your comments. Point...

OK guys, many thanks for your comments. Point taken: I will probably invest in a Touratech, but at the same time try to mentally prepare myself for some rework.

Thanks for chiming in to this...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-28-2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 14,901
Views: 5,573,361
Posted By Chev.
Really? Nobody with a proposal for an aftermarket...

Really? Nobody with a proposal for an aftermarket seat suitable for extensive on-road rides?

That's strange for bike having been around that long....

Thanks to anybody who provide a...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-28-2015, 02:00 AM
Replies: 14,901
Views: 5,573,361
Posted By Chev.
As indicated, I am after another seat altogether....

As indicated, I am after another seat altogether. My family/work schedule doesn't allow much room for messing about with upholstering. (Don't have much free time for riding the bike, hence mostly...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-27-2015, 05:00 PM
Replies: 14,901
Views: 5,573,361
Posted By Chev.
Acquired this one some weeks ago: ...

Acquired this one some weeks ago:

http://i756.photobucket.com/albums/xx209/Vehc/Advrider/Modifications%20on%20my%202003/Africa%20Twin_zpsz0qewz9f.jpg

The seat really sucks!

Please advice me...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 05-13-2015, 10:15 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,738
Posted By Chev.
Get your point :nod Although sadly enough, after...

Get your point :nod Although sadly enough, after three years only, I'm still seven years ahead of schedule :eek1 Got to say though, in the mean time I enjoy following your and others reflections on...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 05-12-2015, 03:32 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,738
Posted By Chev.
The 1150 is gone. Tried the Stelvio last Sunday -...

The 1150 is gone. Tried the Stelvio last Sunday - a truely charming experience [emoji4]

Believe I'm a fan [emoji4]
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-29-2015, 03:01 AM
Replies: 14,901
Views: 5,573,361
Posted By Chev.
Aha, C&R Creations Selle - Thanks for the info,...

Aha, C&R Creations Selle - Thanks for the info, and your comments about the seat. :thumb
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-28-2015, 07:41 AM
Replies: 14,901
Views: 5,573,361
Posted By Chev.
potski; Happy with the Top Sellerie seat?

potski; Happy with the Top Sellerie seat?
Forum: GS Boxers 04-12-2015, 09:36 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,364
Posted By Chev.
Got this one yesterday: ...

Got this one yesterday:

http://i756.photobucket.com/albums/xx209/Vehc/Advrider/Modifications%20on%20my%202003/Africa%20Twin_zpsz0qewz9f.jpg
An RD07A from 1996 with 50,000 kilometers

Sold the...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-30-2015, 09:11 AM
Replies: 13,407
Views: 1,940,581
Posted By Chev.
Me too. I really like the black frame.

Me too. I really like the black frame.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-21-2014, 05:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 641
Posted By Chev.
Superb! Thanks! :)

Superb!

Thanks! :)
Forum: GS Boxers 08-20-2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 641
Posted By Chev.
Thanks! Any changes 2009-2012?

Thanks!

Any changes 2009-2012?
Forum: GS Boxers 08-19-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 641
Posted By Chev.
2007-2012 changes in the R1200GSA transmission

Would anybody care for listing the 2007-2012 year by year changes in the R1200GSA transmission? :huh

Thanks a lot. :clap
Forum: Vendors 08-14-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 1,506
Views: 202,548
Posted By Chev.
Jim's production

Where did Jim's production go? :lurk
Forum: GS Boxers 04-10-2014, 11:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 869
Posted By Chev.
Congrats! Agree, that's how H&B should have made...

Congrats! Agree, that's how H&B should have made them from the start. :thumb
Forum: GS Boxers 04-10-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,364
Posted By Chev.
Yup. Me too. Didn't like the lack of feel with...

Yup. Me too. Didn't like the lack of feel with the servo, don't miss it. However, if my ABS had been without the integrated servo, I'd keep it.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-10-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,364
Posted By Chev.
Very relieved with the reduced exhaust noise...

Very relieved with the reduced exhaust noise after remounting the catalyst! Almost strange to think back on how happy i was was when initially exchanging it for a y-pipe (getting rid of that sewing...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-31-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,126
Posted By Chev.
Could any of the oil specialists chime in to...

Could any of the oil specialists chime in to confirm or correct my assumption: An oil labeled API GL4/5 is in reality a plain API GL-5 oil.

Or have we had with oil threads?

Thanks anyway. This...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-31-2014, 12:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,126
Posted By Chev.
Thanks for the enclosed link. It still seems...

Thanks for the enclosed link.

It still seems that the GL-4 and the GL-5 specifications are mutually exclusive, the GL-5 containing higher levels of EP additives not consistent with the GL-4...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-30-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,126
Posted By Chev.
If an oil shares the specifications of that of...

If an oil shares the specifications of that of API GL-5 and significantly differs from those of API GL-4, how can it be labeled API GL-4/5?

Isn't it simply an API GL-5 oil?

Surely there is a...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-30-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,126
Posted By Chev.
The answers above seem to point out the quality...

The answers above seem to point out the quality differences between the characteristics of an oil meeting the specification of API GL-4 versus API GL-5 or GL4/5.

Non of the answers explains the...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-30-2014, 12:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,126
Posted By Chev.
I thought this applies to the API GL-5. Thus I...

I thought this applies to the API GL-5. Thus I don't see how this explains the difference between GL-5 and GL-4/5.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-29-2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,126
Posted By Chev.
Thank you. But can't see you answered the...

Thank you. But can't see you answered the question: Anybody who knows?
Forum: GS Boxers 03-29-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,126
Posted By Chev.
Can't see that this question is answered. Anybody...

Can't see that this question is answered. Anybody who knows?
Forum: GS Boxers 03-29-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,126
Posted By Chev.
Thanks for comments. Anybody who knows?

Thanks for comments. Anybody who knows?
Forum: GS Boxers 03-29-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,126
Posted By Chev.
What is the difference between an oil labeled API...

What is the difference between an oil labeled API GL-5 and the one labeled API GL-4/5?
Forum: GS Boxers 03-29-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,126
Posted By Chev.
Why "API GL-4/5"

<!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> <o:OfficeDocumentSettings> <o:AllowPNG/> </o:OfficeDocumentSettings> </xml><![endif]--> If an oil specified to hold the quality of API GL-5 automatically also covers the...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-15-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,364
Posted By Chev.
This week a put a cat from Ebay back on the bike....

This week a put a cat from Ebay back on the bike. Big relief to get away with the more stressful tone and higher decibel coming with the y-pipe. Kept the Remus can though.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-15-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 901
Posted By Chev.
Have a look at paragraph 3.27 in GSpot FAQ....

Have a look at paragraph 3.27 in GSpot FAQ. You'll find the cause, and the very easy fix a little down on this page. (http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=6647291&postcount=3)

You are not the...
Forum: Vendors 01-11-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 1,506
Views: 202,548
Posted By Chev.
OK. Thanks again.

OK.

Thanks again.
Forum: Vendors 01-11-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 1,506
Views: 202,548
Posted By Chev.
Thanks for comments. As mentioned my 2003...

Thanks for comments.

As mentioned my 2003 1150 GS runs smoothly. I could however, appreciate a slightly better throttle response.

When it comes to increased throttle response, how much of the...
Forum: Vendors 01-11-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 1,506
Views: 202,548
Posted By Chev.
Basic_Gerd: Thanks for your thorough answer.

Basic_Gerd: Thanks for your thorough answer.
Forum: Vendors 01-11-2014, 02:40 AM
Replies: 1,506
Views: 202,548
Posted By Chev.
I have a smoothly running 2003 1150GS. Is the...

I have a smoothly running 2003 1150GS. Is the installment of the AF-XiED likely to reduce my average MPG?
Forum: GS Boxers 01-10-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 1,523
Views: 561,523
Posted By Chev.
That's a WRS...

That's a WRS (http://www.wrs.sm/en/prodotti-wrs-cupolini/4259-cupolino-parabrezza-bmw-r-1150-gs-r1150gs-adv-trasparente-bm8021.html)
Forum: GS Boxers 01-09-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 1,523
Views: 561,523
Posted By Chev.
Happy with that wind shield?

Happy with that wind shield?
Forum: GS Boxers 11-22-2013, 02:33 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,588
Posted By Chev.
Please do. :thumb

Please do. :thumb
Forum: GS Boxers 11-07-2013, 02:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,289
Posted By Chev.
I did it on my 2003 dual spark (servo ABS, linked...

I did it on my 2003 dual spark (servo ABS, linked brakes), see link in my signature below. However, I followed a less efficient route requiring replacing the brake light switches.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-07-2013, 06:56 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,289
Posted By Chev.
This...

This (http://www.ukgser.com/forums/showthread.php?232002-Simple-NO-COST-servo-removal-of-1150-IABS-system) might be the easiest way to go. ABS completely removed, and no need for changing switches.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-25-2013, 12:10 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,364
Posted By Chev.
A friend in Kiev had these bars custom made for...

A friend in Kiev had these bars custom made for him:

http://i756.photobucket.com/albums/xx209/Vehc/Advrider/Modifications%20on%20my%202003/IMAG0509_zpsa70862a9.jpg
...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-25-2013, 11:53 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,364
Posted By Chev.
period of

However, if not riding during that period of time, I beg you won't be silent to the internet community. I belong to the many who are intrigued by your perspectives and considerations about motor...
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