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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-09-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 12,199
Views: 2,736,697
Posted By gorgopodaros
fixed my pump with Dr Bean's assembly. Easy,...

fixed my pump with Dr Bean's assembly.

Easy, quick and only 42 euros inc. pp.

works like a charm!
Forum: Equipment 08-09-2012, 01:55 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 30,256
Posted By gorgopodaros
theese stories sound like crazy to me. in...

theese stories sound like crazy to me.

in remote villages all around Greece all you have to do is ask and they will tell you where you can place your tent safely.

Ask with a smile on your face...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-13-2012, 05:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 932
Posted By gorgopodaros
I have the same problem, 3-4 days now. also...

I have the same problem, 3-4 days now.

also cannot hold idle and when I close the throttle, it backfires a lot.

my mechanic told me it's from bad fuel.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-05-2012, 02:41 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 28,126
Posted By gorgopodaros
all my positive energy is with you mate. get...

all my positive energy is with you mate.

get well soon!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-13-2011, 01:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,427
Posted By gorgopodaros
yeah, I wish I had one back in 2005 when I...

yeah, I wish I had one back in 2005 when I cracked my engine.....:(:
Forum: EMEA 06-23-2011, 12:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 844
Posted By gorgopodaros
Don't forget as you travel south to Athens, to...

Don't forget as you travel south to Athens, to spend some days in the mountain range of Pindos (it runs the most part of Greece from N to S)

it's definitely better than the famous Greek islands,...
Forum: Equipment 06-03-2010, 02:54 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,986
Posted By gorgopodaros
18-200 is fine if you want to buy it. otherwise,...

18-200 is fine if you want to buy it. otherwise, 18-105 is ok. any other lens is not needed except you do very special photos. in general the wider the better. great camera BTW, i've got the same...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-26-2010, 03:15 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,055
Posted By gorgopodaros
it's much easier than it looks: all you need is...

it's much easier than it looks:
all you need is to low tire pressure (even 10-12 psi) and gas the shit out of it!

if you get stuck don't try to push the bike. just tilt her on her side, drag the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-03-2010, 07:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 532
Posted By gorgopodaros
I had kind of the same problem. had to rebuilt my...

I had kind of the same problem. had to rebuilt my gearbox as the problem was on the mill.(not accessible by the side)

I hope it's not your case though...

that was on a 2004 model with 35000 km.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-23-2009, 02:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,079
Posted By gorgopodaros
it's a 2004 model. I have about 40.000 km ...

it's a 2004 model.
I have about 40.000 km

it would be nice not to split the cases
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-22-2009, 03:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,079
Posted By gorgopodaros
950 gear mill broken

God Damned KTM!

as I was riding down the highway, tried to go from 5 to 6, but no luck.
just neutral.

tried to go down to 5 again, nothing!.

after some fighting and kicking with the...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-20-2009, 06:19 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,664
Posted By gorgopodaros
it is a motorcycle. it is not supposed to have...

it is a motorcycle.
it is not supposed to have a trailer
:deal
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 08-20-2009, 02:18 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,951
Posted By gorgopodaros
Hey dude, someone sold you a suzuki for a...

Hey dude,

someone sold you a suzuki for a BMW ???

and you bought it???
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-10-2009, 03:32 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,535
Posted By gorgopodaros
had both for a year. sold the 640 (one of...

had both for a year.

sold the 640 (one of the finest bikes I ever had) because I just didn't rode it any more...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-10-2009, 03:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 935
Posted By gorgopodaros
950 fuel pump

isn't this the same as Africa Twin (honda XRV750) ??
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-03-2009, 05:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,798
Posted By gorgopodaros
sorry, no pics. but... I had a BMW...

sorry, no pics.

but...

I had a BMW GSA1150, which I got after my first 950 (I did the swap as I needed a better touring bike).

I travel solo AND two-up.
though,I must admit I travel light....
Forum: Equipment 07-28-2009, 06:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,854
Posted By gorgopodaros
I carry a bicycle kit, PLUS some old moto-tube...

I carry a bicycle kit, PLUS some old moto-tube piece to be used as bigger patches if needed

I also carry a bigger glue tube and a bicycle pump and some co2 cartridges.

plus 3 levers (one is...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-24-2009, 12:32 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,249
Posted By gorgopodaros
eh, it's a fuel pump, not an oil pump BTW. ...

eh, it's a fuel pump, not an oil pump BTW.

maybe a silly question, but if a FI fuel pump costs that much, why don't you buy a set of carbs instead? then you can trash all that...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-01-2009, 05:34 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,554
Posted By gorgopodaros
actually yes, he can do the same things with his...

actually yes, he can do the same things with his KLR as you can do with the the 950.
in less than half the price.


except FUN.
Forum: EMEA 06-30-2009, 08:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,256
Posted By gorgopodaros
I am very interested on this thread, as I am...

I am very interested on this thread, as I am visiting Turkey (izmir-istanbul-goreme) on friday and for the next two weeks.

any good & cheap hotels ?

any Turkey must-see tips ?

thank you
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-18-2009, 01:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,317
Posted By gorgopodaros
i think 56 or 58 kg

i think 56 or 58 kg
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 03-05-2009, 06:27 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 12,539
Posted By gorgopodaros
it depends on the bike. I do it all the time on...

it depends on the bike.
I do it all the time on my ktm and it seems like she's asking for it.

when I first tried it on my bmw1150 I almost killed myself as it just could not be done.

cheers
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2009, 06:48 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,260
Posted By gorgopodaros
Had one for many years. Great bike. Only one...

Had one for many years.
Great bike. Only one I've found better is the 950 (might consider this as well)
Now, on your needs:
1. Weight. the 640 is not only light. it's also well balanced.
2. tank....
Forum: GS Boxers 07-28-2008, 01:30 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,591
Posted By gorgopodaros
never when road riding maybe a little when...

never when road riding
maybe a little when offroad.
1150 gsa with no linked brakes
Forum: GS Boxers 07-24-2008, 01:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 710
Posted By gorgopodaros
I was told so, because my ABS lights were...

I was told so, because my ABS lights were blinking... for no obvious reason.
Forum: Thumpers 07-23-2008, 02:23 AM
Replies: 9,320
Views: 2,020,335
Posted By gorgopodaros
Hey diesel, what's the story with ALL those...

Hey diesel, what's the story with ALL those LandCruisers????
Forum: GS Boxers 07-22-2008, 11:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 710
Posted By gorgopodaros
FYI: R1150 GA ABS reset

might be posted before, but anyway....

Had to reset my ABS on my 2002 R1150 GSA.
dealer told me would take half an hour (!!!!) (I guess so they could charge me accordingly).

no thanks:
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-08-2008, 08:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,534
Posted By gorgopodaros
it got me from greece to tunisia and back, no...

it got me from greece to tunisia and back, no prob.
160-170km max speed on the italian autotradas.

keep your right hand easy and you'll have no problem...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-06-2008, 03:01 AM
Replies: 1,100
Views: 121,144
Posted By gorgopodaros
had a 950. had great time with it, but (as I was...

had a 950. had great time with it, but (as I was looking for a more "road-going" bike) I sold it and got a 1150 Adventure.

F**k! I'm trying to sell it and get a 950 again.

I think that says...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-07-2007, 02:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,644
Posted By gorgopodaros
go ride man:lol3 :lol3 :lol3 :lol3

go ride man:lol3 :lol3 :lol3 :lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 04-24-2007, 03:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 498
Posted By gorgopodaros
New (for me) 1150 GSA. a couple of questions

Hi all.

Just picked up a silver M.Y.03 1150 GSA with 48000km on the clock.
What a great bike it is!:clap :clap

but why I could not reach 200 kmh??? it was so easy with my KTM950. :-(
gotta...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-20-2007, 02:18 AM
Replies: 8,245
Views: 4,333,035
Posted By gorgopodaros
Hello, I was thinking of visiting Turkey in a...

Hello,
I was thinking of visiting Turkey in a couple of months with my new (to me) 1200.

what would you suggest for a 10 days trip?

(I was thinking Istanbul - Cappadokia and back)

thank...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-15-2006, 12:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 803
Posted By gorgopodaros
1100, 1150 or 1200 ???

Hi all GSers,

I am looking for a bike that can put on thousands of miles.

Which of the three is the most reliable?

Thank you
Forum: GS Boxers 03-23-2006, 03:56 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,761
Posted By gorgopodaros
Markus hi, great trip this is going to be. ...

Markus hi, great trip this is going to be.

DON'T GET neither THE KTM or THE BMW.


get a URAL. for a lot of reasons:

1. they are reliable as hell (boxer engine, kickstarter, baseic electrics...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-24-2005, 03:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 727
Posted By gorgopodaros
I haven't notice any major diefference when I...

I haven't notice any major diefference when I took out the inner pipes.
It sounds muuuuuch better though :evil
(but it is too loud for me....)
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-24-2005, 03:03 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,900
Posted By gorgopodaros
I've got the DNA, plus the Axrapovic and the...

I've got the DNA, plus the Axrapovic and the beast ROCKS !!!
Lifetime guarantee for the filter means you save on the long term :deal
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-22-2005, 07:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 924
Posted By gorgopodaros
I guess you can't ride it back home if the fuel...

I guess you can't ride it back home if the fuel pump fails, as this is a high-pressure part, instead of the carb's pump where you can just keep the fuel level higher than the carbs....
on the other...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-21-2005, 07:00 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,231
Posted By gorgopodaros
I'm changing to GS because that way I'll save my...

I'm changing to GS because that way I'll save my driving license and some pretty good cash...
Plus, I need something more on-road, long range touring, less revvy machine...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-21-2005, 03:11 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,231
Posted By gorgopodaros
BTW, how's that screen? what happens when it's...

BTW, how's that screen?
what happens when it's raining? can you see through ? (stupid question maybe, but never had a full screen in any of my bikes...)
Forum: GS Boxers 11-21-2005, 01:52 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,231
Posted By gorgopodaros
that's 2 - 0 for the old workhorse and it's only...

that's 2 - 0 for the old workhorse and it's only pass 1 hour.

... :lurk wow...
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