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Forum: Beasts 07-12-2013, 12:21 AM
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Posted By mazinger
All the time Mr. KawaYama :evil is talking about...

All the time Mr. KawaYama :evil is talking about the new Africa Twin, not referring to a rallye bike (besides, I agree that they will make a 450 "rallyable"...)

MAZ
SPAIN
Forum: Beasts 07-11-2013, 07:06 AM
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Posted By mazinger
Exactly...in point no3 the journalist ask him :...

Exactly...in point no3 the journalist ask him : "Is there going to be an Africa Twin successor?"
He replies: "Yes. Dakar Rally is going to be the inspiration to develop a new model to attract...
Forum: Beasts 07-11-2013, 02:56 AM
Replies: 14,165
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Posted By mazinger
I don't know what to think, because sells figures...

I don't know what to think, because sells figures of BMW GS800 and new 650 twin are doing good, as well as the Triumph 800, all models with two versions one on road oriented and the other one for off...
Forum: Beasts 07-11-2013, 02:38 AM
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Posted By mazinger
I personally, of course, prefer them done at my...

I personally, of course, prefer them done at my country, since quality of product is Honda's standard (my brother owns since 6 years a Varadero made in Spain with no issues at all); anyway prices of...
Forum: Beasts 07-10-2013, 01:28 AM
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Posted By mazinger
about the new Africa 2014

These are the declarations from Mr. Vito Cicchetti, General Manager Honda Italia:

http://www.gazzetta.it/Passione-Motori/Moto/01-07-2013/nuova-africa-twin-honda-20695394307.shtml#2

He is...
Forum: Beasts 06-25-2013, 03:46 AM
Replies: 14,165
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Posted By mazinger
my restored RD03

Although I finished her (for Spanish speaking people, motorcycles are female while cars are male) some months ago I didn't have the time to post the photos...here they are,pictures of my 8th Africa...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-07-2013, 03:54 AM
Replies: 3,097
Views: 1,004,468
Posted By mazinger
more pics...same trip, La Paz (bolivia) to...

more pics...same trip, La Paz (bolivia) to Santiago de Chile (Chile), 6000 kms (4500 off road..) best voyage of my life...



http://i702.photobucket.com/albums/ww30/mazbmw/maasVaM.jpg

...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-29-2011, 03:33 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,757
Posted By mazinger
BELLÍSIMA!! Could I suggest you that IMHO a...

BELLÍSIMA!!
Could I suggest you that IMHO a blue seat will do a magnificent final effect?
Congratulations for your excellent job!
MAZ
SPAIN
...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-12-2011, 02:42 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,876
Posted By mazinger
Thanks everyone! MAZ

Thanks everyone!
MAZ
Forum: GS Boxers 12-01-2011, 01:53 AM
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Posted By mazinger
Same in Spain...Average off road rider 40-45...

Same in Spain...Average off road rider 40-45 years old.....what's happening with the new generations? I don't find young riders (except maybe motocross).... too much Play Station?

MAZ
Spain
Forum: GS Boxers 12-01-2011, 01:41 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,876
Posted By mazinger
Thanks Dan, Spain is not very cold, and I...

Thanks Dan,
Spain is not very cold, and I seldom ride when it is below 3-4ºC so an smaller muff together with the heated grips should be enough...that's why I like the ones in the photo...
Btw,...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-01-2011, 01:36 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,883
Posted By mazinger
Normal ride in low position, for confort at hi...

Normal ride in low position, for confort at hi speeds , spoiler up

http://i702.photobucket.com/albums/ww30/mazbmw/22042009003.jpg




BTW, in the Spanish BMW forums this copy of GS...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-30-2011, 04:43 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,883
Posted By mazinger
I am 192 cms tall. I had the same problem and...

I am 192 cms tall. I had the same problem and helmet ( I wear a C3)
My solution (very satisfying, btw) on my '04 standard GS 12, Adventure windshield and winglets + a lip using the mechanism of MRA...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-30-2011, 03:02 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,876
Posted By mazinger
I know standard muffs will do a better job, but...

I know standard muffs will do a better job, but they are not a good choice for off riding (I like riding standing up when off road)...those semi-muffs seem to be a good commitment between weather...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-30-2011, 01:27 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,876
Posted By mazinger
any one knows who makes this hand guards/muffs?

http://img826.imageshack.us/img826/6461/manoplas02.jpg

http://img148.imageshack.us/img148/9812/manoplas01.jpg

I like them because they are open and small yet looking a good winter...
Forum: Thumpers 11-18-2011, 04:20 AM
Replies: 19,712
Views: 2,276,010
Posted By mazinger
turn off the lights of the 690 enduro

Hi,
I am new to this thread, although not new to the forum (I also own a GS 12)...
I have just bought a 690 enduro, and I was wandering if there is a way, a protocol to turn off the lights of the...
Forum: Beasts 07-26-2011, 05:21 AM
Replies: 14,165
Views: 5,078,579
Posted By mazinger
I love that bike!! MAZ

I love that bike!!
MAZ
Forum: Beasts 05-26-2011, 10:36 AM
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Views: 5,078,579
Posted By mazinger
Yes, the engine cases and the exhaust antiburning...

Yes, the engine cases and the exhaust antiburning plates
MAZ
Forum: Beasts 05-26-2011, 07:21 AM
Replies: 14,165
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Posted By mazinger
RD03 Engine color codes

Does anybody know which is the color code for the RD03 engine (the one in greenish-brown-bronze color), or how to get it?

Thank you
MAZ

p.s. this is my last step and obstacle for the total...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-26-2011, 12:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,168
Posted By mazinger
Emilio is right if you are really doing hard...

Emilio is right if you are really doing hard offroad.
Sometimes, when you are descending a really steep hill, with lots of loose stones and gravel, best way to assure your stability and not to fall...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-24-2011, 12:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 381
Posted By mazinger
Do you know these ones? ...

Do you know these ones?

http://www.wrs.sm/PRODOTTI-WRS-CUPOLINI/CUPOLINO-TRASP-+-TELAIETTO-BMW-R-1200-GS-R1200GS-ADV_f8d159c7-91a2-4be9-a7ed-5e9284c4e72d.aspx

They also offer it smoked...
...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-18-2011, 07:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,071
Posted By mazinger
I am also a little bit more than 6'3" (192 cms),...

I am also a little bit more than 6'3" (192 cms), and I use Touratech footpegs with 3 regulations: the lower you fix them, the forwarder they go. Also touratech bar risers, and the higher seat from...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-10-2011, 06:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 335
Posted By mazinger
Yes you can. At least I could with mine. ...

Yes you can. At least I could with mine.
Firstly loose all screws and twist and roll the cover...you will find the way out with out scratching it...be patiente..
Rgds
MAZ
Forum: Beasts 05-10-2011, 02:02 AM
Replies: 14,165
Views: 5,078,579
Posted By mazinger
Rear spring for my grandma RD03

Hi,
After refurbishing my 650's the rear damper one year ago (seals changed, oil and gas reloaded), it is time to replace also the spring...any suggestion at an affordable price?
Thank you!
MAZ
Forum: GS Boxers 02-03-2011, 07:07 AM
Replies: 3,097
Views: 1,004,468
Posted By mazinger
continues... Near Calchaqquies...

continues...


Near Calchaqquies Valleys....

http://i702.photobucket.com/albums/ww30/mazbmw/maasVaM.jpg?t=1296739604

Near Uyuni. We had to ride on the traintrail for miles, because it...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-03-2011, 06:26 AM
Replies: 3,097
Views: 1,004,468
Posted By mazinger
A few of my favourite pics...some of them made...

A few of my favourite pics...some of them made during my trip La Paz (Bolivia ) to Santiago (Chile) 6000 kms most of them offroad.., and some others made in my homecountry, Spain....

...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-03-2011, 12:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 948
Posted By mazinger
Thanks for your replies! BMW Spain can do the...

Thanks for your replies!
BMW Spain can do the spokes work at a cheaper rate than the round trip shipping to US...
I have a workshop doing podwer coating nearby, I will ask them!
Also I will try...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-02-2011, 05:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 948
Posted By mazinger
Has anyone painted in black the GS rims but...

...without dissasembling the spokes?

I would like to paint the spoked wheels of my GS in black just like the GSA, but I can' find nobody to rip them to the bare rims and rebuild them (at a...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-27-2011, 03:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 698
Posted By mazinger
I miss them too! :cry MAZ SPAIN

I miss them too! :cry
MAZ
SPAIN
Forum: Beasts 12-02-2010, 07:03 AM
Replies: 14,165
Views: 5,078,579
Posted By mazinger
Fedro, I started in 1988 with one of the first...

Fedro,
I started in 1988 with one of the first RD03 (XRV650) to be imported to Spain by Honda, and I finished two years ago buying another 650 to do the hard off road use...meanwhile buying and...
Forum: Beasts 12-02-2010, 12:59 AM
Replies: 14,165
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Posted By mazinger
Dual purpose = AT Commuting, travelling riding...

Dual purpose = AT
Commuting, travelling riding with pillion, need for performance = Varadero
GS 1200 = Varadero confort and performance + AT off road abilities and lightness

I have owned all of...
Forum: Beasts 11-15-2010, 01:57 AM
Replies: 14,165
Views: 5,078,579
Posted By mazinger
Felicidades por tu estreno Negrocow! Carlos,...

Felicidades por tu estreno Negrocow!
Carlos, riding in Argentina is better (and cheaper) than what you may expect, I've been there twice (first time renting a Transalp, and the second time with a...
Forum: Beasts 11-15-2010, 01:41 AM
Replies: 14,165
Views: 5,078,579
Posted By mazinger
Very nice! What about black painted rims?...it...

Very nice!
What about black painted rims?...it would give the bike the definitive "look"!
Congrats
MAZ
Forum: Beasts 07-21-2010, 02:52 AM
Replies: 14,165
Views: 5,078,579
Posted By mazinger
I could understand the tool box on a KTM...but in...

I could understand the tool box on a KTM...but in an Africa Twin?????:rofl...well maybe he is going out with a KaTys!!!!

MAZ
Forum: Beasts 07-13-2010, 04:47 AM
Replies: 14,165
Views: 5,078,579
Posted By mazinger
E-Bum You should look for the Cup in...

E-Bum

You should look for the Cup in here...http://latrola.net/blok/juegos/espa%f1a-emoticones/1498.gif
Rgds
MAZ

(soccer, tennis, motrcycles GP, unemployment....VIVA ESPAÑA :clap!!
Forum: Beasts 03-04-2010, 04:43 AM
Replies: 14,165
Views: 5,078,579
Posted By mazinger
Hi Johan I am also 192 cms and I ride an XRV...

Hi Johan
I am also 192 cms and I ride an XRV 650, and 25 mm raisers. I should say they are a little bit short for standing up riding; now I would probably go for 35 mm (enough in my opinion). I do...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-03-2010, 12:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 881
Posted By mazinger
Thanks, Jim, the low beam gets its maximum...

Thanks,
Jim, the low beam gets its maximum almost instantaneously, that's why the hi beam seems slow...
I will switch them as Garp suggests...and see what happens

MAZ
Forum: GS Boxers 02-02-2010, 06:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 881
Posted By mazinger
Hid Lights Vvme Lazy Hi Beam

I have bought from this people of VVME several HID lights kits (for my car, for my old Africa Twin) and all of them are working perfectly since several years ago...
However I bought a few weeks ago...
Forum: Beasts 01-18-2010, 12:40 AM
Replies: 14,165
Views: 5,078,579
Posted By mazinger
seat cover for At RD03 or RD04

Hi,
I know maybe this post should be written in the Fleamarket section, but it is so specific I think this is the right place...
I was tired of looking for a decent seat cover for my grandma 650....
Forum: Beasts 12-17-2009, 03:50 AM
Replies: 14,165
Views: 5,078,579
Posted By mazinger
Vaya, otro ATCE por aqui! Bienvenido Kite! ...

Vaya, otro ATCE por aqui!
Bienvenido Kite!
Another member of ATCE incorporated, Welcome!!

MAZ

p.s. ATCE= Africa Twin Club España (Africa twin Club Spain)
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