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Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-02-2015, 01:15 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 17,812
Posted By Haroon
A wonderful ride report and thoroughly enjoying...

A wonderful ride report and thoroughly enjoying your narrative style. I am tuned in :clap
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-06-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 43,169
Posted By Haroon
Wonderful thread you have running here Darel. The...

Wonderful thread you have running here Darel. The pics are so rich & refreshing to see.

Infact, me & wife did a ride last May in your part of the world Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia, Montenegro and...
Forum: Road Warriors 02-05-2015, 07:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 735
Posted By Haroon
Thanks. When you mention a small One Time Fee for...

Thanks. When you mention a small One Time Fee for 'each VIN number', I need for a garage to hook onto different customer Harleys as and when required, so am I limited to the no of bikes I can use...
Forum: Road Warriors 02-04-2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 735
Posted By Haroon
Looks good. I will check it out. Thanks

Looks good. I will check it out. Thanks
Forum: Road Warriors 02-04-2015, 08:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 735
Posted By Haroon
Thanks Gordon for the prompt response. I checked...

Thanks Gordon for the prompt response. I checked them both out and it seems the Power Vision should fit our needs. Its about US$ 549.
Forum: Road Warriors 02-03-2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 735
Posted By Haroon
Any 'Diagnostic Tool' for Harley made by aftermarket company?

Did some searches here & also google, but was not able to get any proper info and hence putting this query here.

A mechanic friend of mine who repairs most brands of motorbikes was interested in...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-19-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,439
Posted By Haroon
Also check if the gear input shaft 'seal' was...

Also check if the gear input shaft 'seal' was changed. Thats a problem on most 05 bikes and surfaces around the 20k km (12.5k miles) mark or even earlier. I am told its not a faulty seal but seems...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-16-2015, 11:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,140
Posted By Haroon
In India where 'the vehicle with the loudest horn...

In India where 'the vehicle with the loudest horn has the right of way'.....the BMW GS OE horn crapped out in less than a year. I upgraded to the Hella Twin tone (mounted under the beak secured to...
Forum: Equipment 01-16-2015, 07:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,266
Posted By Haroon
Thanks people for all the wonderful inputs:clap ....

Thanks people for all the wonderful inputs:clap . I really got some serious wisdom from the link JR356 posted. This gadget definitely has to get onto my top box soon to give permanent company to my...
Forum: Equipment 01-15-2015, 12:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,266
Posted By Haroon
Since I shuttle between 2 countries, the GS sees...

Since I shuttle between 2 countries, the GS sees duty only once in 2-3 months mostly for out-of-town rides only. So until now I was disconnecting the positive terminal of the battery each time I...
Forum: Equipment 01-15-2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,266
Posted By Haroon
Portable Power Bank to jump start a GS?

I recently had the unpleasant experience of my 1 year old battery going kaput at a fuel station close to my home at 6am in the morning just before my planned long weekend ride. Fortunately, it...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-01-2015, 09:19 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,564
Posted By Haroon
Continuous trickle charging for 2-3 months

Since the battery topic came up, I thought of asking a related question on longetivity of Battery.

I ride my 05 1200GS once every 2-3 months as I shuttle between 2 countries. I am just replacing...
Forum: Thumpers 11-28-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 565
Posted By Haroon
Seems the sub-500cc bikes from BMW jointly...

Seems the sub-500cc bikes from BMW jointly produced with TVS Motorcycles will be coming out in 2015.

TVS is already exporting their bikes to many countries worldwide

...
Forum: Road Warriors 11-05-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,289
Posted By Haroon
Since you are coming from the Sport bike side of...

Since you are coming from the Sport bike side of things and since you dont plan on long multi-day touring expeditions, how about considering the more agile Ducati Multistrada 1200 or the new BMW...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-03-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,159
Posted By Haroon
Thanks for your inputs Lee. When I ran the bike...

Thanks for your inputs Lee.
When I ran the bike in Saudi Arabia on 95 Octane for more than 10k kms, there was no pinging and engine was very smooth. As soon as I started riding in india the...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-03-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,159
Posted By Haroon
Bumping this thread with some inputs and some...

Bumping this thread with some inputs and some queries since I am also looking for a solution for engine pinging on 89 Octane petrol on my 05 R1200GS in India as the sticker on my fuel filler cap...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 09-19-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,543
Posted By Haroon
Wonderful ride esp in a part of the world we dont...

Wonderful ride esp in a part of the world we dont get to see very often here on ADV. Enjoyed the lively narration & crisp pics. I dont know much about Jap & Korean food, but they look super...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 08-29-2014, 03:48 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,821
Posted By Haroon
A very sexy mount:D. Wonderful adventure. And...

A very sexy mount:D. Wonderful adventure. And brilliant photography.
Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Road Warriors 08-20-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,321
Posted By Haroon
Having done 2-up touring on both the GTL as well...

Having done 2-up touring on both the GTL as well as new RT LC (just before the stop ride), I can say they are excellent choices. The windshield goes up a long way on both bikes and for 2-up handling...
Forum: Road Warriors 08-20-2014, 03:23 AM
Replies: 2,491
Views: 408,912
Posted By Haroon
Battery Charging & Disconnecting query

Small query for the people with actual electrical knowledge on the Concourse 14.

I presently own a 2013 C14. Every 2 months I travel away for 3-5 weeks and the bike is not used during that period....
Forum: Road Warriors 07-20-2014, 02:17 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 10,413
Posted By Haroon
If you are looking at the Diavel, why not also...

If you are looking at the Diavel, why not also consider the V-Max....definitely cheaper/easier to maintain and probably more reliable. AND has a cult following:D
Forum: Europe 07-19-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 842
Posted By Haroon
Back in 2010 I rented from Karl Maier and they...

Back in 2010 I rented from Karl Maier and they were great. But a word of caution- they are a little lazy with responding to emails etc. But if they say they have reserved the bike, then it will be...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-20-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 11,591
Posted By Haroon
You have hit the nail on its head. Thats exactly...

You have hit the nail on its head. Thats exactly what I also felt about the K16 since I rode it in the US. Its wonderful to cover long distances in quick time, rarely needing to even downshift while...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-18-2014, 01:54 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 11,591
Posted By Haroon
TarTipper- Your review has been absolutely spot...

TarTipper- Your review has been absolutely spot on. Having myself spent 8-9 days on the K16GTL as well as the new RT LC (touring with full luggage & passenger on both rented bikes), I fully agree to...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-17-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,351
Posted By Haroon
Wow. This is some serious adventure. Great spirit...

Wow. This is some serious adventure. Great spirit buddy. Everything from the RTW idea to the simple bike to the DIY modifications to whatever.....very inspiring.

Ride safe and I am eager to hear...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-17-2014, 02:00 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 18,636
Posted By Haroon
Wonderful narrative and introduction to the place...

Wonderful narrative and introduction to the place and its past, which we rarely get to hear or see. Thanks for sharing and I am tuned in :clap
Forum: Hacks 04-19-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,829
Posted By Haroon
Maybe this is one of the options as of now..... ...

Maybe this is one of the options as of now.....


http://www.rigged4life.com/


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Forum: Road Warriors 04-15-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,407
Posted By Haroon
Just sharing my 2 cents. I am an owner of a...

Just sharing my 2 cents.
I am an owner of a 2013 C14. Its a fantastic bike with an extremely powerful engine that can launch like a cruise missile. The bike handles well. Its heavy but I didnt find...
Forum: Europe 03-21-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,676
Posted By Haroon
Many thanks TeDeeM for your kind offer. I will be...

Many thanks TeDeeM for your kind offer. I will be in touch via PM.
Forum: Road Warriors 03-21-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 1,470
Views: 278,698
Posted By Haroon
Thanks Nbtstatic & pmb. So it seems if they give...

Thanks Nbtstatic & pmb. So it seems if they give the electical connector type topcase, the liner bag is the best thing to do.

Thanks again
Forum: Road Warriors 03-21-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 1,470
Views: 278,698
Posted By Haroon
Thanks alfred02 for the clarification on the 660....

Thanks alfred02 for the clarification on the 660.

Since the topcase is provided by the renting company, they will provide the 2014 RT Wethead bike with the new topcase of the 2014 RT(which looks...
Forum: Road Warriors 03-21-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 504
Posted By Haroon
The Givi V35 sidecases should be a good fit esp...

The Givi V35 sidecases should be a good fit esp for the looks of your bike. If you however need more space and not much into the aesthetics, there are many more options from Givi, Shad & H&B. If the...
Forum: Road Warriors 03-21-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 1,470
Views: 278,698
Posted By Haroon
Garmin GPS660

A small query to those of you who have some knowledge/experience on the new 2014 Wehead RT

I will be hopefully renting one in Europe this coming May. My questions:

1. I have my own Garmin...
Forum: Europe 03-19-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,676
Posted By Haroon
Thanks BigMark for the inputs. I may modify my...

Thanks BigMark for the inputs.
I may modify my route to go from Mostar to Kotor in which case would you know the route shown by google (Roads E73, M20, R431). Are the roads good on this stretch for...
Forum: Europe 03-15-2014, 01:12 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,676
Posted By Haroon
Thanks francs. Seems more on the moderate side...

Thanks francs.
Seems more on the moderate side of climate during that time. Also have to be prepared for rains
Forum: Europe 03-11-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,676
Posted By Haroon
Thanks TeDeeM. Yes, like they say 'be a roman in...

Thanks TeDeeM. Yes, like they say 'be a roman in rome':D

Thanks Damir1994. Just saw your snow riding video...Very enjoyable:clap. We have a long riding day to Sarajevo, but if we can fit, we shall...
Forum: Europe 03-09-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,676
Posted By Haroon
Thanks TeDeeM. At the start of the trip we will...

Thanks TeDeeM. At the start of the trip we will already be visiting Plitvice. So I guess we can take the motorway from Zadar to Senj to save time as we have almost 400kms to cover on that day.

I...
Forum: Europe 03-03-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,676
Posted By Haroon
Thanks for that info francs. So I better be...

Thanks for that info francs. So I better be prepared for the unexpected.
Forum: Europe 02-28-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,676
Posted By Haroon
You mean there is no snow now, but there will be...

You mean there is no snow now, but there will be snow in summer(May)?






Nice ride and beautiful pics. Thanks
Forum: Europe 02-27-2014, 02:13 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,676
Posted By Haroon
Thanks francs for the insights. Regarding the...

Thanks francs for the insights.
Regarding the inner road from Split to Opatija, we are riding 2-up with full luggage on a R1200RT bike so I would prefer to avoid any dirt/off road and ride on...
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