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Forum: Thumpers 07-29-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 15,742
Posted By inte
Great bike! What you need to do really...

Great bike!

What you need to do really depends on the condition. One I owned had ~5k extremely hard miles on it. Was finicky to start at first. Only "major" things I recall doing: rebuilt Dellorto...
Forum: Ride reports 11-14-2013, 07:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,118
Posted By inte
Gracias… the 1150 GSA was a blast to ride through...

Gracias… the 1150 GSA was a blast to ride through Africa.

We had each generation of BMW adventure on the trip… 1150, 1200, plus new 1200 water boxer Adventure…
...
Forum: Ride reports 11-13-2013, 03:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,118
Posted By inte
Zimbabwe - Zambia - Botswana

Still sorting through images and wrapping my mind around the experience.

Amazing places, more amazing people, more to come…
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Forum: Orange Crush 11-12-2013, 04:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 853
Posted By inte
Smell… definitely. Just pulled battery after bike...

Smell… definitely. Just pulled battery after bike had been sitting for at least an hour or so… brutally hot. Hotter than the engine cases even after sitting that long.

So… voltage regulator is the...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-12-2013, 04:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 853
Posted By inte
Yep. Plus this symptom didn't crop up until...

Yep.

Plus this symptom didn't crop up until a 4-5k miles after the rebuild.
Forum: Orange Crush 11-12-2013, 03:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 853
Posted By inte
Stock electrical system (Euro KTM headlight +...

Stock electrical system (Euro KTM headlight + switch & heated grips are only additions made years ago), bike parked, engine off, key out… just sitting there, whining.

Battery about to explode...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-12-2013, 03:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 853
Posted By inte
Bizarre 950 symptom…?

2005.5 950S, ~60k miles, recently rebuilt H2O pump.

After sitting for a few weeks went for a spin & heard a periodic "whine" when the bike was parked. Heard it might be the sound of the radiator...
Forum: Ride reports 09-10-2013, 06:01 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 24,122
Posted By inte
Want to do an event like this again...

Want to do an event like this again...
Forum: Ride reports 04-03-2013, 08:23 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 18,867
Posted By inte
Check out...

Check out http://www.backcountrydiscoveryroutes.com/COBDR

Bunch of pics, video, & other info plus downloadable GPS tracks.
Forum: Orange Crush 03-28-2013, 03:39 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 19,014
Posted By inte
I got to ride with Jimmy & Casey McCoy on a DV...

I got to ride with Jimmy & Casey McCoy on a DV run when Jimmy L was running that KTM. I was on my 2005 950 & it was awesome to see a much earlier model, ridden much harder than mine, still performing...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-27-2013, 03:39 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 19,014
Posted By inte
I'll second that... to a point. I've hit reserve...

I'll second that... to a point. I've hit reserve at ~130 miles before, and have also got over 190 miles out of a tank. With the 950, seems to really depend on your riding style. More dirt = less...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-27-2013, 09:52 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 19,014
Posted By inte
Well over 55,000 miles on my '05. Huge amount of...

Well over 55,000 miles on my '05. Huge amount of serious US/Mexico offroading involved - no major issues.

Other than expected wear items (brake pads, chain/sprockets, water pump, etc...) I've...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-02-2012, 08:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,073
Posted By inte
More pics where those came from...

http://jonbeckphotography.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/JIMMY-LEWIS-CLINIC-MARCH-2012/FILM/i-RmJthKj/0/L/82140002-L.jpg

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Forum: Ride reports 04-19-2012, 07:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,800
Posted By inte
That rack is still down in Nicaragua with the...

That rack is still down in Nicaragua with the bike - think I have some closer shots of it though.

Do have another rack set up for a KTM 950, but design is much different for that bike.
Forum: Ride reports 04-17-2012, 09:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,800
Posted By inte
http://jonbeckphotography.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/...

http://jonbeckphotography.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Nica-Moto-Adv-surf-tour/SCREENRES/i-3Ftp8nv/0/L/60580004-L.jpg

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Forum: Ride reports 04-17-2012, 12:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,800
Posted By inte
Nicaragua moto/surf/volcano adventure.

Life can be incredibly ill-timed, sometimes. This is how traffic accidents are made. A confluence of two forces, each bent on their own agenda, ends up bending much more than an agenda on impact....
Forum: Ride reports 04-17-2012, 12:30 AM
Replies: 225
Views: 49,791
Posted By inte
Stumbled across this thread ...

...amazing to think after this treatment, that same 650 Dakar went on to ride every country in Central and South America, and was used on some of the first official motorcycle tours in Nicaragua!
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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-16-2012, 11:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,681
Posted By inte
BMW review

Recent review of the 2012 BMW Sertao was shot almost exclusively on various films as well.
Camera/film info appears in the captions where applicable:

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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-13-2012, 11:17 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,681
Posted By inte
Mayans

Stumbled across a cultural exchange program in Baja during a ride.


http://jonbeckphotography.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Baja/100-ACROS-HOLGA/i-8VGvcPF/0/L/76050001-L.jpg

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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-13-2012, 11:16 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,681
Posted By inte
Old Russian graveyard in Mexico

Captured on a plastic camera in black & white.

http://jonbeckphotography.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Baja/100-ACROS-HOLGA/i-Knfn64w/0/L/76060001-L.jpg

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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-12-2012, 07:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,681
Posted By inte
Manual-focus rangefinder again:

Basic colour neg film.

Wide angle shots are from a 28mm or 35mm compact rangefinder, all the other medium-length & action shots are examples of what that dusty old leftover 50mm lens in the...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-12-2012, 07:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,681
Posted By inte
Pool at Mike's Sky Rancho is featured in the shot...

Pool at Mike's Sky Rancho is featured in the shot above, also fun to use this camera with regular colour neg film.
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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-12-2012, 07:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,681
Posted By inte
A tale of two bodies...

...one loaded with b/w neg film shooting wide-format, and the other shooting standard C-41.

Few examples from Mexico follow.
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-12-2012, 10:18 AM
Replies: 1,049
Views: 162,092
Posted By inte
Playing around with some other self-portrait ideas

http://jonbeckphotography.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/BMW-K1300-ADDITIONAL/Self-2/1b-BECKD3B6538/503393049_qGLMN-L.jpg

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Forum: Equipment 04-12-2012, 10:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,332
Posted By inte
Haven't heard good things about Verizon's...

Haven't heard good things about Verizon's coverage in Mexico (or elsewhere abroad for that matter). Several I've talked with say it's sketchy even in the areas they claim to have service - might...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-11-2012, 06:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,681
Posted By inte
1.8 is awesome too. Love the sig line quote...

1.8 is awesome too.

Love the sig line quote as well...

http://vimeo.com/jonbeck/wayfarersmemoirs
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-11-2012, 05:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,681
Posted By inte
Perhaps tangential to the adventure riding...

Perhaps tangential to the adventure riding aspect, the riding images below were shot with an Argus. Widely regarded as the first camera to make 35mm photography accessible to the masses, it was...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-11-2012, 05:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,681
Posted By inte
Oh it's definitely not dead. Couple projects are...

Oh it's definitely not dead. Couple projects are still under wraps, but will be out there when the time is right.

It's got to the point on some of these projects where it simply isn't practical to...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-11-2012, 05:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,681
Posted By inte
Good stuff, agreed on the lenses. Depend on...

Good stuff, agreed on the lenses. Depend on long-lenses for assignments, almost never for personal stuff - go figure. Most trips only carry 2 lenses. Always a 50 for the speed (1.4 NIkkor or 1.5...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-11-2012, 02:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,073
Posted By inte
The office: ...

The office:

http://jonbeckphotography.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/JIMMY-LEWIS-CLINIC-MARCH-2012/FILM/i-B57m7v6/0/L/82140005-L.jpg


Chad's bike.
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-11-2012, 02:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,681
Posted By inte
While everyone is different, you'll probably find...

While everyone is different, you'll probably find there's only one or maybe two lenses you use most often. I used to take everything & the kitchen sink until I started to realize the majority never...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-11-2012, 02:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,681
Posted By inte
De nada. All depends on the gig. For...

De nada.

All depends on the gig. For personal/fun dirtbike trips where everything in on my back, typically a small rangefinder in a pouch on one of the straps, and a separate setup in the pack for...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-11-2012, 01:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,924
Posted By inte
Would Don Quixote attack these windmills? ...

Would Don Quixote attack these windmills?

http://jonbeckphotography.smugmug.com/photos/i-jWTWXwq/0/L/i-jWTWXwq-L.jpg


Unusual spot for a swimming pool:
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-10-2012, 11:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,924
Posted By inte
All depends on what you've got in mind ... may...

All depends on what you've got in mind ... may have to change my schedule a bit... :ear
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-10-2012, 11:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,681
Posted By inte
Extreme example ... from 1917

This image...


http://jonbeckphotography.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/BMW-MOA-FEATURE/BECKbikebldghoriz2/894518991_oCvJJ-L.jpg


Was taken with this camera...

...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-10-2012, 11:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,681
Posted By inte
Definitely tough enough. The screw-mount thing is...

Definitely tough enough. The screw-mount thing is just a step beyond IMO, but so antiquated it is extremely difficult to find. An unfortunate loss of amazingly useful technology for imagined...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-09-2012, 11:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,681
Posted By inte
More to come for sure. Oddly enough, traveling on...

More to come for sure. Oddly enough, traveling on the motorcycle was one of the primary things that pushed me back to film use. I needed something compact, as light as possible, but also needed...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-09-2012, 10:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,924
Posted By inte
http://jonbeckphotography.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/...

http://jonbeckphotography.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Misc-moto/i-NtgfJGR/0/L/action5-L.jpg

35mm slide from a manual focus rangefinder camera. Light, durable & crazy quality. Need to dig up the...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-08-2012, 11:46 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,681
Posted By inte
Death Valley

Working on a separate ride report thread (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=779818), but figured I'd post a few of the shots here as this is the most recent film-only dual sport ride & the...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-08-2012, 11:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,681
Posted By inte
Getting the right look.

Much like the different scenes in the movie Traffic, the look of a particular film (or digital processing method) really creates a mood or vibe in a piece of work.

On a recent shoot following a...
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