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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-28-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 332
Posted By africadero
On my GS1150 Adv I put 2.9 bar rear and 2.5...

On my GS1150 Adv I put 2.9 bar rear and 2.5 front. On my Africa Twin 2.5 front & rear.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-25-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,350
Posted By africadero
Nice work

Nice work
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-14-2015, 12:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 389
Posted By africadero
If its a dutch police bike, it also should have...

If its a dutch police bike, it also should have the BMW comfort seat. :D
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-06-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 8,302
Views: 8,026,613
Posted By africadero
Isn't this close to the Lago Magiore in Italy...

Isn't this close to the Lago Magiore in Italy with a big porch in front. I think I slept there too last september. :norton
Forum: Airheads 03-02-2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 664
Views: 105,574
Posted By africadero
It was nice to meet you and have a little talk...

It was nice to meet you and have a little talk about the bike in Utrecht. Live it looks a lot bether then here on the net. Enjoy your bike to the Max. :D
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-11-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 8,019
Views: 2,758,659
Posted By africadero
Almost finished

This is how my wifes F650 looks after some farkling

This bike was light-blue, so I repainted it "alpine-weiss"

touratech: - Handguards
- Beak extension
-...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-11-2015, 11:31 AM
Replies: 514
Views: 61,421
Posted By africadero
You are a "Metal-magician" Keep it comming. This...

You are a "Metal-magician" Keep it comming. This thread is keeping me off my own project, haha.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-11-2015, 11:24 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,730
Posted By africadero
Rear

Rear
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-11-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,730
Posted By africadero
Front

Front
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-11-2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,730
Posted By africadero
This is how my RD03 looked before I desassembled...

This is how my RD03 looked before I desassembled it. after more than 20 years of abuse and the last ten years with a side-car it needed a rebuild.

I'm not interested in originality. I want my bike...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-11-2015, 11:05 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,730
Posted By africadero
Cool2 Hey Icelandmg Youre clutch cover bolts need...

Hey Icelandmg

Youre clutch cover bolts need a 12 NM torque.

I'll try to find some pics of my (slow) progress. I hope MassiveLee won't mind us highjacking his tread :eek1
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-09-2015, 12:49 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,730
Posted By africadero
I'm rebuilding the same bike, so this is very...

I'm rebuilding the same bike, so this is very interesting. I've repainted or polished each item I put back on. Mine is almost back on his wheels. Then I'll do the engine.

Good luck with your...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-09-2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,261
Posted By africadero
Hello, My wife rides the same bike and had the...

Hello,
My wife rides the same bike and had the same problems.
I installed sw-motech risers. They have a bent so that they bring the bars closer to the rider. I used a clutchcable of a f800GT wich...
Forum: Europe 02-01-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 5,884
Posted By africadero
Dedju de vlieger zit ook op ADV :-) groetjes...

Dedju de vlieger zit ook op ADV :-) groetjes Ronny
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-29-2015, 12:45 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,361
Posted By africadero
If you're in vijlen, you can go for a coffee in...

If you're in vijlen, you can go for a coffee in '' boskaffee Het Hijgend Hert'':rofl
Forum: Airheads 12-23-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,506
Posted By africadero
awesome

Your post made my day.
Merry X-mas.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-22-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,350
Posted By africadero
@africadero: i'm from Antwerp! You? ...

@africadero: i'm from Antwerp! You?



I'm from As, the GP mx-track from Genk is my back-garden. I'm currently rebuilding my '89 Honda XRV 650. I like what your doing, just motivate yourself to...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-21-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,350
Posted By africadero
nice project

That's the way to learn things. From what part of the country are you Dread Lion.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-07-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,408
Posted By africadero
That rusted plug looks the same as mine did the...

That rusted plug looks the same as mine did the first time. If the water resistant grease I used will not make the stick coil seat so that water stays out, I'll make it seat with some kind of rubber...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-30-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,108
Posted By africadero
When I see this I'm glad I ordered the removeble...

When I see this I'm glad I ordered the removeble one, for only a few bucks more. These ones fit perfect.
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-30-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,408
Posted By africadero
It was indeed the right one, the first time. Last...

It was indeed the right one, the first time. Last week there was not realy water in the plugholes, but they were both wet. As for the flames, I didn't notice this myself but it looked like the cat...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-24-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,408
Posted By africadero
problem solved

Today I have checked the plugs. Both plug holes were wet, I cleaned it up, gave the coilsticks a treatment with silicone spray and put some water resistant grease where they seat on the valve cover....
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-23-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,408
Posted By africadero
same problem with F650

Last spring I was on a trip and after about 200 km my bike showed the same problems you discribe. So I took the highway to get home ASAP. On the flat I could keep the bike running on two cylinders...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-22-2014, 06:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 779
Posted By africadero
I ordered a set for the bmw alu oem skidplate and...

I ordered a set for the bmw alu oem skidplate and that 110 bolt was included, paid 32euros for it:deal
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-21-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,212
Posted By africadero
I have them too, and they are excellent to put...

I have them too, and they are excellent to put your legs on to relax on the highway, feels like it was designed for that job. :wink::wink:
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-31-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,068
Posted By africadero
Nice. I'm going to the alps next friday on the...

Nice. I'm going to the alps next friday on the same bike:clap
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-13-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 520
Views: 189,178
Posted By africadero
[QUOTE=Raabe;24154766]IZI Meeting 2014 I was...

[QUOTE=Raabe;24154766]IZI Meeting 2014

I was also at the IZI-meeting and enjoyed it very much. The location is very special:D
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-08-2014, 02:36 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 9,665
Posted By africadero
Very nice report !!! I'm comming to Poland...

Very nice report !!!

I'm comming to Poland next month for the IZI-meeting. By seeing your pictures I'm even looking more forward to ride to your country:D
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-28-2013, 03:02 PM
Replies: 14,543
Views: 5,327,366
Posted By africadero
Thx for the tips and confirming my plan...

Thx for the tips and confirming my plan Fliegenfischer & Ladder106. :clap
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-26-2013, 02:10 PM
Replies: 14,543
Views: 5,327,366
Posted By africadero
Question Throttle question

Hello, I'm rebuilding my RD 03, and I would like to install a Magura throttle (enduro-type).
This has only one cable. I'm sure the spring in the carbs is strong enough to pull that single cable...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-24-2013, 12:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,673
Posted By africadero
brands of the world

http://www.brandsoftheworld.com/logo/bmw-gs Check this site, If you download the vector-file it is already in the right format for the cuttingmachine in the lettershop. :clap
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-08-2013, 03:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 942
Posted By africadero
People talk about OEM chaines, but I don't think...

People talk about OEM chaines, but I don't think BMW makes chains. What brand are they?
Forum: GS Boxers 11-10-2012, 11:25 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,408
Posted By africadero
Added my ' 06 with 42500 ml

Added my ' 06 with 42500 ml
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-01-2012, 03:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,358
Posted By africadero
Grndzr, your right, there was an article in a...

Grndzr, your right, there was an article in a german magazine about this bike, its an F8 swingarm:clap:clap
Forum: GS Boxers 10-29-2012, 01:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 436
Posted By africadero
I know how this feels, GREAT!!!!!, enjoy it. ...

I know how this feels, GREAT!!!!!, enjoy it.

It took me 3 years to walk again en get back in the sadddle,:D
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-29-2012, 01:38 PM
Replies: 14,543
Views: 5,327,366
Posted By africadero
frame-question

Hey AT-people,

I just left my garage where I just finished preparing my RD03 frame, to take it to the powder-coater.
As far as I can remember, I never saw anybody do reinforcements on these...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-18-2012, 02:10 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 20,993
Posted By africadero
I like it !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

In june I bought a 650 twin for my wife cause she thought the single wasn't smooth enough. It was grey, so I did a paintjob on it, so now it's white, put some TT handprotectors on it and the TT beak...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-18-2012, 03:46 AM
Replies: 14,543
Views: 5,327,366
Posted By africadero
MRT Gieboldehause

http://www.motorrad-reise-treffen.de/ Here is the link of the MRT,
I was there for the second time this year, very nice weekend with lots of interesting people and bikes, I signe for the next years...
Forum: Ride reports 09-27-2012, 05:25 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 24,822
Posted By africadero
Nice report

Hey Thijs,

great trip, I will enjoy reading it,

Ronny, greeeeeeeeeeetz from Belgium.:D:D
Forum: Ride reports 09-10-2012, 09:47 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,896
Posted By africadero
Nice RR, looks all very familiar to me as the...

Nice RR, looks all very familiar to me as the Ardennes start 50 km from my house. Enjoy your trip.:D
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