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Forum: Vendors 08-16-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 329
Views: 39,750
Posted By Grants
Omni - Cruise;

Installed this item several months ago on my 2005 R1200GS and I`m very satisfied with the quality and performance of the product. I mean, when you receive the item, you can see that it has been made...
Forum: Equipment 04-23-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 2,815
Views: 427,095
Posted By Grants
GoPro 3+ Black settings;

I have a short question related to GoPro video settings:
"which are the most suitable settings for camera if the video afterwards will be uploaded to youtube?" So far this is the best quality I have...
Forum: Ride reports 01-28-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 47,759
Posted By Grants
fantastic;

Hi,
your trip looks like real adventure.
btw, may I ask how much did it cost to transfer the bikes from EU to Russia?

Thanks,
Forum: GS Boxers 12-10-2013, 11:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,085
Posted By Grants
Hi, i think I had the same issue with my...

Hi,
i think I had the same issue with my R1200GS 2005 some while ago.
I have noticed that once the key is turned there is some time, aprox. 5-10 seconds while nothing is happening. I mean there...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-24-2013, 10:12 AM
Replies: 8,191
Views: 4,216,930
Posted By Grants
My 2005 R1200GS just returned from service and is...

My 2005 R1200GS just returned from service and is ready for new adventures:

http://i921.photobucket.com/albums/ad56/maxbax_photo/DSC_0627.jpg
Forum: Orange Crush 05-03-2013, 04:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,210
Posted By Grants
Since the problem has surfaced I have removed and...

Since the problem has surfaced I have removed and replaced battery more than once, since it was out during winter and then in for time in KTM service and then out again since winter was long and now...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-03-2013, 04:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,210
Posted By Grants
Hi! I have inspected the sensor wiring and...

Hi!
I have inspected the sensor wiring and there is no visible damage. Also at the KTM mechanic said that this should be a module failure.

Speedo has not had a problem all along, so that also...
Forum: Ride reports 04-05-2013, 01:56 PM
Replies: 4,860
Views: 3,230,760
Posted By Grants
Of course, maybe, I`m paranoiac but in this...

Of course, maybe, I`m paranoiac but in this document you can see a lot of personal information like personal codes, passport numbers, date of issuance of passport, address where the person lives,...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-20-2012, 10:53 AM
Replies: 11,357
Views: 2,060,661
Posted By Grants
[QUOTE=tallguy-09;20081772]"Beauty and the...

[QUOTE=tallguy-09;20081772]"Beauty and the Beast". She looks out of place I'd say, they grey is my favorite color.



I like the looks without any plastic just as much as the "finished"...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-19-2012, 11:15 AM
Replies: 11,357
Views: 2,060,661
Posted By Grants
2013 r1200gs

A pic of new 2013 R1200GS from EICMA exhibition in Milan; :)
http://i921.photobucket.com/albums/ad56/maxbax_photo/PB160423.jpg

as you can see the lady looks very good as well as the bike though....
Forum: GS Boxers 11-12-2012, 10:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 651
Posted By Grants
my 2 cents

don't know how it is for other bikes with ESA and other high tech gadgets. I have swapped suspension for my R1200GS 2005. all you need, is to replace shock absorbers, center and side stand. even...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-08-2012, 10:09 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,626
Posted By Grants
2005 gs

I have 2005 GS, with almost 50 000km on it, and no major problems so far.
ok I had some issues with final drive bearings, but I believe this was my, and my mechanic fault. Brakes are squealing, but...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-02-2012, 03:48 PM
Replies: 2,894
Views: 917,516
Posted By Grants
Hey, cool pic! Good memories from last time...

Hey, cool pic!
Good memories from last time when we where in St. Petersburg.

Greetings from Latvia
Forum: Equipment 10-07-2012, 05:21 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 35,669
Posted By Grants
Thumbs up for Mitas E09, best price / performance...

Thumbs up for Mitas E09, best price / performance for off road tyres... no problem on road so far, just when cornering have to keep in mind that these are not Tourances or smth similar.
college on...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-06-2012, 10:43 AM
Replies: 1,749
Views: 631,631
Posted By Grants
http://i921.photobucket.com/albums/ad56/maxbax_pho...

http://i921.photobucket.com/albums/ad56/maxbax_photo/DSC_0451.jpg

"on road" after long "off road" during the day through military polygon.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-17-2012, 04:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,627
Posted By Grants
Servo Break failure

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Forum: GS Boxers 08-27-2012, 11:52 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 29,157
Posted By Grants
Yep, I have 2005 GS and I have experience with...

Yep, I have 2005 GS and I have experience with problem Nr. 3 and Nr. 4 :)
50 000km so far... bought it almost new.
But I still think this was partly my fault which ended up with FD problems......
Forum: GS Boxers 08-27-2012, 11:44 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 29,157
Posted By Grants
Fd

Been there, done that. I have 2005 GS and I did the same thing, bought FD from 2007 HP2. According to part numbers, they are similar but sensor wheels inside FD are different. I have talked about...
Forum: Ride reports 08-21-2012, 11:28 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 12,703
Posted By Grants
Nice trip and ride report;

excellent ride report and very interesting adventure riding. Would like to go there and have the same trip, looks very interesting. How was the bikes? I have ridden 125ccm Minsk`s and I have to say...
Forum: Ride reports 07-10-2012, 12:22 PM
Replies: 2,566
Views: 1,740,110
Posted By Grants
Number Plates

Maybe I haven`t noticed this before that you have Russian number plates for your bike. Are there some advantages of local plates if traveling through Russia?
Forum: GS Boxers 06-10-2012, 01:11 AM
Replies: 8,191
Views: 4,216,930
Posted By Grants
\ yes this is a radio tower near Mazirbe. It...

\

yes this is a radio tower near Mazirbe. It was built is soviet times as a top secret place, now they are using this stuff for universities etc. Actually there is a tour of this place as well, it...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-10-2012, 01:08 AM
Replies: 8,191
Views: 4,216,930
Posted By Grants
yeah, I have to admit that this is really good...

yeah, I have to admit that this is really good off road tyre for reasonable price... And it is not so bad in "on road" mode as well, even though they are noisy.
Any way I don't know any other so...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-08-2012, 02:59 PM
Replies: 8,191
Views: 4,216,930
Posted By Grants
just cruising: ...

just cruising:
http://i921.photobucket.com/albums/ad56/maxbax_photo/DSC_0340.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 04-09-2012, 11:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,371
Posted By Grants
Ok, thanks for the info. It looks like the...

Ok, thanks for the info. It looks like the problem was with this wire, like I said, everything now seems to be ok.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-09-2012, 05:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,371
Posted By Grants
So, I removed the fuel tank just to get better...

So, I removed the fuel tank just to get better access to wires, and I have noticed that cable number 6 was loose:
http://i921.photobucket.com/albums/ad56/maxbax_photo/Capture.jpg

cleaned...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-07-2012, 08:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,371
Posted By Grants
Just returned from short ride around the city, I...

Just returned from short ride around the city, I still think that problem isn't with the battery, since generator is able to turn the starter normally, and there are no problems with a power for...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-07-2012, 12:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,371
Posted By Grants
oK, thanks for the information. the battery...

oK, thanks for the information. the battery stayed inside all winter, but it wasn't connected to the charger. I will connect other battery to see if there are any difference. Also I will reconnect...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-06-2012, 01:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,371
Posted By Grants
EWS error ?

Hi,
need advice how to resolve this issue:
I have a 2005 R1200GS bike, with 43k miles on it, recently serviced.
Today, after a long winter I wanted to start up my bike, but after turning an...
Forum: Ride reports 04-05-2012, 10:41 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 26,525
Posted By Grants
Thanks for the information, will keep in mind...

Thanks for the information, will keep in mind your advice when a new trip will be planned.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-05-2012, 10:40 PM
Replies: 1,749
Views: 631,631
Posted By Grants
:)

no, it is not that bad, it is just an optical illusion. when you take a picture from low angle, it always seems that you are a giant on a very small R1200GS :)
Forum: GS Boxers 04-05-2012, 01:07 PM
Replies: 1,749
Views: 631,631
Posted By Grants
GS off road;

http://i921.photobucket.com/albums/ad56/maxbax_photo/DSC00469.jpg

Found an old picture of my bike in off road mode, obviously a wrong choice of tyres and equipment.
Forum: Ride reports 04-05-2012, 12:43 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 26,525
Posted By Grants
well done;

it really was an amazing story and ride report. If it is not a secret, how much financial resources you have to have, in order to complete such a road trip?

Thanks
Forum: GS Boxers 04-03-2012, 09:58 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,335
Posted By Grants
mitas e07

I have a mitas e09 on my bike, seems to be ok, even though I have used them only for some 100km, so they are almost brand new. After these I will install e07, they seems to be ok, nothing very...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-31-2012, 11:20 AM
Replies: 8,191
Views: 4,216,930
Posted By Grants
stickers

[QUOTE=Hikertash;17860001]http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v646/symr00/DSC00309-2.jpg


Nice Bike, and it seems to be that I have seen such pannier stickers somewhere before... :)
Greetings...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-30-2012, 09:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,840
Posted By Grants
conclusion

haven't followed this thread for a while, and as I can see, you came to conclusion that there isn't one tire which will fit perfectly for all road conditions - off road, wet tarmac, sand etc. You...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-29-2012, 01:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,840
Posted By Grants
tyres

Hi,
from my point of view TKC is a bit overpriced, I think Mitas E-09 or Mitas E-10 could be a good alternative, you will get almost the same tyre like TKC but with much lower price. Haven't tried...
Forum: Ride reports 01-08-2012, 09:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,799
Posted By Grants
Heijā, Paldies!

Heijā, Paldies!
Forum: Ride reports 01-08-2012, 09:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,799
Posted By Grants
Yes, this could be a good option. Maybe in the...

Yes, this could be a good option.
Maybe in the summer I will visit Constanta, Bucaresti, and of course, Transalpina.
Forum: Vendors 01-08-2012, 12:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,039
Posted By Grants
Eek it looks awesome. When I was in Romania I...

it looks awesome. When I was in Romania I couldn't decide which road should I take - Trasfagarasan or Transalpina... it looks like I have made a wrong decision taking Transfagarasan :( even though it...
Forum: Ride reports 01-07-2012, 06:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,799
Posted By Grants
Latvia - Romania / Transfagarasan route

So, in the summer of 2011, together with my girlfriend decision was made to travel with my bike from Latvia to Romania. I have to admit that I have heard about Romania only few facts, like "in...
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