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Forum: Parallel Universe 05-19-2011, 06:17 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 12,082
Posted By QMan
+1 hahaha :rofl Hydraulic clutch rulez mate,...

+1 hahaha :rofl
Hydraulic clutch rulez mate, haven't got it yet but had it on the KTM and must say... it's nice.
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-21-2011, 01:42 AM
Replies: 568
Views: 160,391
Posted By QMan
Just remove the second disc and caliper and the...

Just remove the second disc and caliper and the black crossover line and you'll be fine...

And the bike will finally steer how it should :lol3

Every 'adventure' bike needs mods, there is no...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-08-2011, 02:12 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 9,472
Posted By QMan
Live on the edge... :D:D:D

Live on the edge... :D:D:D
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-08-2011, 02:10 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 98,376
Posted By QMan
+1 lol :D:D:D I never understood why BMW...

+1 lol :D:D:D

I never understood why BMW used that plastic shit for mounting of the dash and cockpit...
Real men use alloy :P
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-08-2011, 02:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,668
Posted By QMan
Holy cow, thanks for all the responses... I'll go...

Holy cow, thanks for all the responses... I'll go for the 3M sheets I think and cut them myself... Might be the best option! :evil

Thanks everyone!
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-07-2011, 03:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,668
Posted By QMan
Vinyl protection stickers or something for side panels near knee height

Hi,

I wonder if it exists... vinyl protection for the place where my knees go... I notices when doing serious offroad the paint eh, starts to fade :P

I had it on my enduro's, on my Katoom......
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-04-2011, 07:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,463
Posted By QMan
Much offroad: 18" 2.5, Some offroad: 18",...

Much offroad: 18" 2.5,
Some offroad: 18", width not important
Less offroad: 17"

My choice: 18" x 2.5, gives you a broad selection of tyres to fit (knobbie heaven)
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-31-2011, 12:59 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 12,101
Posted By QMan
Back on topic... Braking has nice discs, for...

Back on topic...

Braking has nice discs, for the F800GS... I'm going to install them, will post pics soon. Price is about the same as link above.

Oh yeah, they're wave discs :deal
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-31-2011, 12:56 PM
Replies: 568
Views: 160,391
Posted By QMan
OMG Chi I didn't notice this up till now, but do...

OMG Chi I didn't notice this up till now, but do you have more details.pics on the hard box you installed on the airfilter box (eh dunno how you need to call it, the place where 'normal fuel tanks...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-31-2011, 12:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,136
Posted By QMan
Cool2 Heavier fork oil or other fork springs (Ohlins...

Heavier fork oil or other fork springs (Ohlins has springs, Hyperpro has a complete progressive kit, if you change the front to progressive you better change the rear spring too, lots of people...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-31-2011, 04:06 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,441
Posted By QMan
Serious to consider: - foldable brake...

Serious to consider:

- foldable brake shifter
- foldable gear shifter
- decent skidplate
- tiewraps
- ducktape
- torx bits etc
- some tools
- decent pliers
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-31-2011, 04:00 AM
Replies: 568
Views: 160,391
Posted By QMan
Sorry, I don't agree with you... Sure, the...

Sorry, I don't agree with you... Sure, the marketing lets you believe you can tackle the Dakar rally with this bike, but com'on where's common sense?
You can't expect a 10k euros bike to live up...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-23-2011, 02:04 AM
Replies: 568
Views: 160,391
Posted By QMan
Ok if you pay my airplane ticket and transport of...

Ok if you pay my airplane ticket and transport of the Beemer from Belgium :P :deal
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-23-2011, 02:03 AM
Replies: 568
Views: 160,391
Posted By QMan
I agree, each person should sort out the...

I agree, each person should sort out the modifications for his/her own personal riding.
Also, be aware that if you switch to a single rotor this WILL have impact on braking: e.g. you will...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-22-2011, 10:01 AM
Replies: 568
Views: 160,391
Posted By QMan
I think you hit the spot here... The majority...

I think you hit the spot here...
The majority of riders on adventure bikes buys them because of the 'look' the bike has and the feeling it gives the rider (e.g. "I'm going to tackle the world") but...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-22-2011, 01:43 AM
Replies: 568
Views: 160,391
Posted By QMan
Laugh True but a second disc also means heavier...

True but a second disc also means heavier unsprung weight and handling gets worse...

That said, you are right, the bike shoulod "do" what the advertisements make you think it would do, but then...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-21-2011, 01:32 PM
Replies: 568
Views: 160,391
Posted By QMan
Yeh true, but I had the first 640 LC4 Adventure...

Yeh true, but I had the first 640 LC4 Adventure with ONE disc, that bike was truely superb: suspension, brakes, engine... it died of old age and wisdom.
Ever since they added the second disc, the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-18-2011, 06:04 AM
Replies: 568
Views: 160,391
Posted By QMan
My mate did, and he says the bike rides better,...

My mate did, and he says the bike rides better, is easier in the curves (is logical I think since the front wheel has to haul less weight with it) and the braking power is more then enough as long as...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-17-2011, 05:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,250
Posted By QMan
I'll probably go for the Touratech stuff... ...

I'll probably go for the Touratech stuff...
Steel = weldable, alu = broken ;-)

I'll also go for the Bitubo's I think, Ohlins shock and SINGLE disc setup!

Cheers,

Dom
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-17-2011, 05:03 AM
Replies: 568
Views: 160,391
Posted By QMan
I am thinking of doing it... you need one disc...

I am thinking of doing it... you need one disc and one caliper, but the master cilinder diameter needs to change. The HP2 one is an option (and you're finally rid of the lame yellow container on the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-07-2011, 01:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,250
Posted By QMan
Bluhduh F800GS Suspension woes, and silly question concerning riding with Sidi Flexforce :-)

Hi guys,

I got a 30th anniversary F800GS... quite happy with the bike, but there's one thing I don't like, and it's the suspension.
I ride a mix of on/offroad, like going through the bends on the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-01-2011, 03:15 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 12,840
Posted By QMan
I used a powerplug (or what's the name), simple...

I used a powerplug (or what's the name), simple thingie, plugs into the 12V socket next to the key and is hooked on my Touratech GPSMAP60CS mount, works like a charm.
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-16-2011, 07:36 AM
Replies: 1,549
Views: 274,554
Posted By QMan
Hehe I'm with you haha :-) No, Morocco,...

Hehe I'm with you haha :-)

No, Morocco, France, Spain...
Not in Belgium haha :)
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-16-2011, 01:38 AM
Replies: 1,549
Views: 274,554
Posted By QMan
Oh my god yes you're absolutely right, I have to...

Oh my god yes you're absolutely right, I have to read 75 pages of "bolt talk" first to understand the mechanical issues and impact of this severe design flaw.
First of all get a parts fiche and...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-15-2011, 02:09 AM
Replies: 1,549
Views: 274,554
Posted By QMan
Guys, get real... a subframe wouldn't cost that...

Guys, get real... a subframe wouldn't cost that much AND replacement is not rocket science...
I think this bent bolt thing is seriously overrated.
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-14-2011, 06:17 AM
Replies: 1,549
Views: 274,554
Posted By QMan
Com'on this thread is a f**king joke... But...

Com'on this thread is a f**king joke...

But 10 of those stupid bolts, keep one in spare when you go riding and replace the damn thing... What a bunch of whining for a bent bolt. :gun2
Sure, it's...
Forum: EMEA 02-14-2011, 02:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,117
Posted By QMan
Question Picos de l'europe - pyrenees offroad?

Hi,

I hope someone can point me a starting place...
I want to travel through the pyrenees, picos de l'europa, mainly on the average offroad tracks.
I have a F 800 GS, lots of off-road experience...
Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2010, 02:01 PM
Replies: 6,124
Views: 1,324,240
Posted By QMan
Let's hope he doesn't screw up his engine this...

Let's hope he doesn't screw up his engine this time... :evil :evil
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2010, 07:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 18,074
Posted By QMan
Yes I checked your thread... nice work you did, I...

Yes I checked your thread... nice work you did, I especially like the rally filter conversion. With the EXC forks you probably have a bit more front/rear suspension travel then the R...



Hmm...
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2010, 06:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 18,074
Posted By QMan
Maurizio, Hmmm I'm being persueded to go to...

Maurizio,

Hmmm I'm being persueded to go to the 690 side :-)
So you sold your 450 EXC and bought the 690 Enduro R?

How about the offroad handling of the bike, how is it compared to the 450...
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2010, 05:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 18,074
Posted By QMan
@Lukas: you mean swap oil every 600 miles (e.g....

@Lukas: you mean swap oil every 600 miles (e.g. about every 1000 km's?)

@Didndoit: do you ride asphalt sometimes on the EXC, is it doable? I'm not talking about hours and hours ofcourse, but...
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2010, 03:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 18,074
Posted By QMan
Hola, not each day... maybe once every two, three...

Hola, not each day... maybe once every two, three weeks :D

The 690 Enduro R seems interesting, I had a LC4 640 Adventure and loved the bike, but it was heavy as a cow...
One thing that really...
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2010, 01:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 18,074
Posted By QMan
Bluhduh KTM 530 EXC vs. KTM 690 Enduro R (yes... again)

Hi guys,

I sold my XTZ Tenere because I was fed up with the weight of the damn thing and it's lack of offroad capabilities. I had a 250 EXC 2-stroke so you probably know what I mean when I say...
Forum: Europe 03-03-2010, 04:31 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 389
Posted By QMan
Belgium -> Selling my XTZ 660 Tenere

Check out the Flea market:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=555696

Cheers,

Dom
Forum: Vendors 03-02-2010, 09:17 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 74,639
Posted By QMan
Hi Ken, Ok I'm maybe a bit late, but I'm...

Hi Ken,

Ok I'm maybe a bit late, but I'm just going to buy a XR 650 and I've been looking like crazy for a fairing setup like yours.
Can you still get one (including mounting brackets etc). I can...
Forum: Thumpers 01-25-2010, 01:28 PM
Replies: 1,804
Views: 877,483
Posted By QMan
Thanks for your reply Fozzie! Ok so...

Thanks for your reply Fozzie!

Ok so apparently it's not all too stupid what I'm saying...

Hm yes I tend to pick the Tenere because of the reliability but omg it does need work :(

I can't...
Forum: Thumpers 01-25-2010, 05:22 AM
Replies: 1,804
Views: 877,483
Posted By QMan
That's not abnormal, usually carbs are still...

That's not abnormal, usually carbs are still better then injection..; and Yamaha injection never has been top of the bill...
I think it sucks that the Tenere comes with injection, but well, it's the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-25-2010, 05:18 AM
Replies: 1,804
Views: 877,483
Posted By QMan
Ok... Fungas, why on earth did you a buy a Tenere...

Ok... Fungas, why on earth did you a buy a Tenere then? Don't say it's only because of the reliability. No one I nkow tens to trade fun for dullness :-)

As far as I can understand the seat problem...
Forum: Thumpers 01-25-2010, 04:01 AM
Replies: 1,804
Views: 877,483
Posted By QMan
@Fyreguy73: True, every bike has its faults... I...

@Fyreguy73: True, every bike has its faults... I changed a lot on the Katoom, all silly things but annoying, like wires from the ignition lock that got loose and gave bad contact... So I'm sure every...
Forum: Thumpers 01-25-2010, 03:15 AM
Replies: 1,804
Views: 877,483
Posted By QMan
Ok you muppets... I had to sold my KTM 640...

Ok you muppets...

I had to sold my KTM 640 Adventure (25000 offroad km on the clock, RIP) and am in for a new Tenere now.
BUT after studying the big bad not-so-Japanese-but-made-in-Italy bike I...
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