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Forum: Hacks 03-26-2009, 03:24 AM
Replies: 6,053
Views: 2,169,965
Posted By GreatDane
We just bought it, and I dont think it was meant...

We just bought it, and I dont think it was meant for handicap use just easy access in and out... The seat is on tracks and kan slide forward and be taken out real easy, if one wants to use it as...
Forum: Hacks 03-25-2009, 03:20 PM
Replies: 6,053
Views: 2,169,965
Posted By GreatDane
Here's our R80 GS from '90. ...

Here's our R80 GS from '90.

http://umayaogjasper.smugmug.com/photos/495708184_YAH5U-M.jpg
http://umayaogjasper.smugmug.com/photos/495709257_NJEzA-M.jpg...
Forum: Hacks 03-21-2009, 03:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,100
Posted By GreatDane
Tire pressure...?

Hi guys,,

What tire pressure is optimal for riding with a hack... Should I follow the recommandations in the bikes user manual or do I go a little above or below. It's my first hack and I dont...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-12-2009, 12:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,832
Posted By GreatDane
Since the company went out of business in 1939,...

Since the company went out of business in 1939, that was our conclusion as well. And as I wrote in the opening post, we believe that it is most likely from the beginning of the 1930's, possibly '33,...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-12-2009, 12:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,832
Posted By GreatDane
Tintin rode a New Imperial!

I guess it was a popular bike, since Tintin himself rode one.. :evil

http://umayaogjasper.smugmug.com/photos/453514841_ZTrh5-M.jpg
http://umayaogjasper.smugmug.com/photos/448494930_ryqaM-S.jpg...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-09-2009, 08:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,832
Posted By GreatDane
Thanks for all you answers and good advices, many...

Thanks for all you answers and good advices, many of them are taken into consideration.

The plan for the bike so far is pretty much in line with what has been suggested by most here, an oily rag...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-06-2009, 03:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,832
Posted By GreatDane
Question Attention classic experts! What model and year

My grandfather past away 2 years ago, and as we were cleaning out the barn of old Ford V8's and model A's, we discovered this neet little british bike. From what my grandmother remembers, my...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-27-2008, 06:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 552
Posted By GreatDane
I had a mystic rattle on my previous 1150GSA,...

I had a mystic rattle on my previous 1150GSA, which turned out to be the bolt attaching the right side crashbar to the engine. Because no thread-locker was used after a service, the bolt was...
Forum: Thumpers 03-08-2008, 07:56 AM
Replies: 5,647
Views: 1,103,890
Posted By GreatDane
Thanks for the info, much appreciated! :D ...

Thanks for the info, much appreciated! :D

/Jasper
Forum: Thumpers 03-07-2008, 11:24 AM
Replies: 5,647
Views: 1,103,890
Posted By GreatDane
That look's sweet!! I think that just might be...

That look's sweet!! I think that just might be the setup I need to get that little strain off my back... I'm 'only' 191cm, but I guess it'll work. Currently I am only using the raisers (25mm) from...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-02-2008, 01:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,174
Posted By GreatDane
+1 The smell is very distinct and...

+1
The smell is very distinct and recognizeable, if one has experienced it before :puke1
It happend to a friend of mine who rode a '97 blackbird, and it turned out to be the voltage regulator gone...
Forum: Thumpers 02-14-2008, 05:33 AM
Replies: 5,796
Views: 1,014,542
Posted By GreatDane
Max, What is the standard on the rear...? 47T?

Max,
What is the standard on the rear...? 47T?
Forum: Australia 02-12-2008, 04:54 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 14,372
Posted By GreatDane
Hi Dorthe, I just wanted to let you know,...

Hi Dorthe,

I just wanted to let you know, that we too are sad your leaving australia soon. We've been following your adventure through your pictures and reports, and that has made our...
Forum: Australia 01-22-2008, 04:42 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 14,372
Posted By GreatDane
PictureAid..

Hej Dorthe!

Dont know if this has been asked before, regarding your pictures, but have you sorted or re-arranged your smugmug galleries after you linked them here on your reports? Since some of...
Forum: Hacks 09-27-2007, 07:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,644
Posted By GreatDane
Oops. I did a search, but nothing came up. Thanks...

Oops. I did a search, but nothing came up. Thanks for the info J...
Forum: Hacks 09-27-2007, 06:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,644
Posted By GreatDane
Wicked Ural Pustinja limited edition 2007

Hi All,

I've been following the different threads about sidecar hacks for some time now, and its starting to grow on me. Especially the hacks that are 2WD, like Ural or Dnepr.
I know there is a...
Forum: Thumpers 08-20-2007, 01:44 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,423
Posted By GreatDane
:ear :ear :ear I'm all ears, since my local BMW...

:ear :ear :ear I'm all ears, since my local BMW dealer can't get any new clutch lever, because of supplier problems from.. think he said; Aprilla. :wink:

Link? Name? anything?

Jasper
Forum: GS Boxers 08-14-2007, 02:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,836
Posted By GreatDane
I bet you used to ride a Harley, eh..?:ymca ...

I bet you used to ride a Harley, eh..?:ymca

Cool motives, just never seen the BMW/skulls combo before, thought it involved leather too..:grim

Nice to see people costumize their gear as much...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-29-2007, 07:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,335
Posted By GreatDane
I put mine in a little waterproof bag, behind the...

I put mine in a little waterproof bag, behind the rear shock, fixed with a cable-tie. There is a sort of semi-round stow-away place, which act as rear-hugger on the other side. When you remove the...
Forum: Ride reports 06-30-2007, 02:56 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 9,166
Posted By GreatDane
I guess you're pretty passionate about ships...

I guess you're pretty passionate about ships and/or water, eh... 21 of 30 pic's (so far) contains either a ship or water, or both.:D
Luckily for us, you have a great eye for both, and the pic's...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-24-2007, 02:26 PM
Replies: 4,042
Views: 1,821,496
Posted By GreatDane
Sorry 'bout the hijacking..Here's my...

Sorry 'bout the hijacking..Here's my contribution.:thumb

http://umayaogjasper.smugmug.com/photos/166150821-M-1.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 06-24-2007, 03:45 AM
Replies: 4,042
Views: 1,821,496
Posted By GreatDane
advHP2rider re Great Dane: it's seat from HP2...

advHP2rider
re Great Dane: it's seat from HP2 Megamoto


Are you somehow associated with a BMW dealership or the likes, since you got the Megamoto seat already? My local dealership says they...
Forum: Hacks 06-18-2007, 06:10 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,128
Posted By GreatDane
BMW engine alternative?

Is it possible to install a BMW engine like the ones they use in R80/100 GS?
I guess this "upgrade" would make it a better highway cruiser, as well as more torque and reliablity...?

What would...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-11-2007, 01:15 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 65,227
Posted By GreatDane
http://umayaogjasper.smugmug.com/photos/141975170-...

http://umayaogjasper.smugmug.com/photos/141975170-M.jpg
My girl on her new Xchalenge..enjoying life.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-08-2007, 05:34 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,948
Posted By GreatDane
I've ridden 2up for a couple of years on our...

I've ridden 2up for a couple of years on our R1150GSA, and I think it may be the least suited model of the big GS's to ride 2up. The std seat on the adv model is very narrow in the end, and is really...
Forum: Europe 05-31-2007, 04:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 370
Posted By GreatDane
Need details.

Hi Bo,

I just called Jan Nygaard to find out if they did rent out bikes, and they do. They have nearly the complete range GS, RT, GT, R, S's, but i need your time table to get the correct prices...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-26-2007, 05:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,570
Posted By GreatDane
Thanks

Thanks you guys, i'm gonna fit the 130/80-17, but with the tube.. I think is the better solution of the two alternatives. Although I've also heard of others using tube-type's without ever putting a...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-24-2007, 01:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,570
Posted By GreatDane
140/80 TKC80 on R100GS PD?

Hi guys,

It's time for me to change the rubber on my dad's R100 GS PD '92, but I need your advise on the best of two lesser alternatives.. Should I fit the 130/80-17 Tube type, that I happend to...
Forum: Europe 03-15-2007, 02:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 424
Posted By GreatDane
Hi Superlight, Let me start out by...

Hi Superlight,

Let me start out by congratulating the "boss" on her test, It so much more fun being in 'control' of your own bike.:ricky

Regarding your criteria of two weeks and low milage,...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-12-2007, 07:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,020
Posted By GreatDane
R100 GS PD Neutral switch malfunction?

I just bought a '92 R100 GS PD, but when I tried to fire it up it wouldent start.:cry
I noticed that the neutral light wasent lit, even though I had made sure the gear was in neutral. I pulled the...
Forum: Europe 03-08-2007, 07:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 740
Posted By GreatDane
Tjena Fenris!

Me and my girlfriend did copenhagen-Szczecin-Gdansk-Kaunas-Riga-Tallinn-Helsinki-Turku-Stockholm-Malmoe last year. 10 days, 4500kms and lots of fun.
Ferry from Turku to Stockholm wasn't too...
Forum: Equipment 03-07-2007, 03:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 603
Posted By GreatDane
Bump!

Bump!

Come on you guys! Somebody must know..:huh

What are the options, besides TT, or making it yourself-ish...?:ear
Forum: Equipment 03-02-2007, 07:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 603
Posted By GreatDane
Roadbook brands..?

I dont believe that Touratech is the only manufacturer of roadbook holders outthere, but I cant seem to find any other in similar quality.:nah

Some of you guys must know..?

/Jasper
Forum: Equipment 03-01-2007, 12:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,442
Posted By GreatDane
I'm affraid my suit is last years model, and is...

I'm affraid my suit is last years model, and is longer in production. I dont recall the name. The Graffiti jacket and GI pants, are the new suit to replace it. Unfortunately, they choose some very...
Forum: Equipment 02-27-2007, 04:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,442
Posted By GreatDane
Halvarssons is one of three brands by the same...

Halvarssons is one of three brands by the same manufacturer here in sweden. See www.jofama.se (http://www.jofama.se)

I've been using a model by STR (Lindstrands) which was an almost direct...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-23-2007, 02:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 845
Posted By GreatDane
:rofl :lol3 :rofl :clap :rofl :lol3 :rofl :clap...

:rofl :lol3 :rofl :clap :rofl :lol3 :rofl :clap :rofl :lol3 :rofl

I used to ride a '02 1150 Adv, and I never really got confident with reading the sigthglass. Sometimes oil was there, sometimes...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-18-2006, 05:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 622
Posted By GreatDane
Might be a slight problem with the front wheel,...

Might be a slight problem with the front wheel, since the "regular" HP2 only has a single disc front brake... Or maybe you could just turn it 180 degrees when the first disc is worn out :D

+1 on...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-18-2006, 04:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,597
Posted By GreatDane
What HP2 motard tires..?

Can anybody tell me which brand of tires these are? I think they look much fatter/wider/baloonier than the regular motard tires I've seen fitted on the HP2....
Forum: Ride reports 10-12-2006, 07:26 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,823
Posted By GreatDane
coming home

Sunset in the middle of sweden, coming home from a trip around the baltics.. Home, sweet home.
http://umayaogjasper.smugmug.com/photos/84511237-M.jpg
last campsite before home.....
Forum: GS Boxers 10-05-2006, 05:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,912
Posted By GreatDane
Pictures..?

Hi Guys,
How 'bout some pictures of your new set-up:evil

Allways interested in more ground clearance for the HP2, and what about that retro-fit rpm indicator..can you post a picture of that as...
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