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Forum: Americas Yesterday, 12:39 PM
Replies: 25,280
Views: 2,026,010
Posted By RogerJ
35 custumbres mexicans que intriguan a cualquier extranjero!

Hello everyone. Here is link to the top 35 mexican customs that non-mexicans find fascinating. Good for a grin and for ground checking your own point of view. Cheers!:freaky

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Forum: Parallel Universe 10-19-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 7,804
Views: 2,588,120
Posted By RogerJ
On the transfagarasan, romania

A fine seven week ride from Germany eastward to Romania, Bulgaria, Turkey, Greece, Italy to Barcelona. Romania was a pleasant surprise. The Transfagarasan is a good road (and there are lots of...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-31-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,342
Posted By RogerJ
I have the Excel Throttle Control (on a Super...

I have the Excel Throttle Control (on a Super Tenere) and like it very much. Have had all the rest and now landed at what I think is the best out there. Now just have to get one now for my new...
Forum: Europe 09-04-2013, 11:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,035
Posted By RogerJ
Talking Sorry for the delay in getting back. Trip...

Sorry for the delay in getting back. Trip planning you know how it is.

Camaleer......ya call that wind? They just need to build shorter trucks. :-) Suncoast cities aren't my thing either....
Forum: Europe 08-23-2013, 08:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,035
Posted By RogerJ
Hello Simon. Thanks for your suggested alternate...

Hello Simon. Thanks for your suggested alternate route down. Will check it out in detail. Looks much more scenic. Hear you on the winds. Have ridden all day in 100 kph before on bad road in...
Forum: Europe 08-21-2013, 09:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,035
Posted By RogerJ
Talking Thanks for the prompt and considered reply. ...

Thanks for the prompt and considered reply. Nothing better than local knowledge. Also for the help on what papers to carry. I have also found booking.com to work well. Much appreciated.
Forum: Europe 08-21-2013, 07:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,035
Posted By RogerJ
Thanks for the tips Avispao. Bad tarmac near...

Thanks for the tips Avispao. Bad tarmac near Hinojosa (Hinojal?). Big holes or totally broken up tarmac? We will be two up with full gear. Maybe just go around that Cumbres - Hinojal to Aracena...
Forum: Europe 08-20-2013, 01:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,035
Posted By RogerJ
Thanks for your reply Neil. You are a very lucky...

Thanks for your reply Neil. You are a very lucky guy to live where you do. All the best.:beer
Forum: Europe 08-20-2013, 09:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,035
Posted By RogerJ
Talking Riding in spain for three weeks mid september itinerary help please

RIDING IN SPAIN FOR THREE WEEKS IN MID SEPTEMBER 2013 ITINERARY HELP PLEASE

Flying into Barcelona. Picking up a local bike (Spanish plated) from a friend. Two days in Barcelona to acclimatize...
Forum: Beasts 05-21-2013, 01:38 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 58,750
Posted By RogerJ
Thumb Greg......many thanks to the Super Tenere...

Greg......many thanks to the Super Tenere pioneer. Best of luck for your new project.
Forum: Vendors 03-08-2013, 07:55 AM
Replies: 1,291
Views: 237,347
Posted By RogerJ
Thumb Another order here. Eagerly awaiting its...

Another order here. Eagerly awaiting its arrival.:wave
Forum: Ride reports 09-09-2012, 08:59 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,936
Posted By RogerJ
DSP Peru/Bolivia Adventure Ride

Jo Dawg and Apocalypse Cow Rider......loved your RR and the photos. Just rode the Rio to Lima section of 42 days. We seemed to notice the same things in Peru and Bolivia. Good eye with the...
Forum: Latin America 03-14-2012, 02:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 883
Posted By RogerJ
Was in Rio Dulce on the 21st of Feb. Hope you...

Was in Rio Dulce on the 21st of Feb. Hope you did the lancha trip to Livingston and had some good tapado.:D

Guanajuato is beautiful. The Pope is visiting in March (not sure of exact dates). So...
Forum: Latin America 02-09-2012, 02:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,542
Posted By RogerJ
You'll like Proyectomapear. Very good and free. ...

You'll like Proyectomapear. Very good and free. Used them for Chile and Argentina to the bottom. Have a good ride (watch that wind).:D
Forum: Beasts 11-04-2011, 01:24 PM
Replies: 25,291
Views: 4,715,691
Posted By RogerJ
Thumb Pretty darn good of Francesco Catania to run a...

Pretty darn good of Francesco Catania to run a 1200 cc dual sport bike like the Super Tenere in the Pharaohs Rally over 2700 km of desert sand, rocks and what not rather than the more usual 450 cc...
Forum: Canada 10-07-2011, 11:56 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,607
Posted By RogerJ
Hmmmmm.......pay more for the bikes and pay more...

Hmmmmm.......pay more for the bikes and pay more for the accessories. Let me think about that. Sounds not too Canadian consumer friendly. When Vespa in Canada went via the USA route recently the...
Forum: Vendors 08-27-2011, 03:26 PM
Replies: 2,178
Views: 870,920
Posted By RogerJ
Davide.......great photos. Very nice job!:clap ...

Davide.......great photos. Very nice job!:clap

Waiting on my black decals now for my silver bike. Black should pick up on the black wheels. I ditched the red decal and the first edition decal...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-15-2011, 12:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,441
Posted By RogerJ
Nice RR Matteo.....you tease! When I first got...

Nice RR Matteo.....you tease!
When I first got to this area of the coast in 1973 there were still Maya who kept their old religious/military forms of organization. Some would even chop their way...
Forum: Beasts 08-14-2011, 12:16 PM
Replies: 25,291
Views: 4,715,691
Posted By RogerJ
The "ears" need to be there for wind deflection. ...

The "ears" need to be there for wind deflection. I don't think it is a serious problem as the light source is not the headlights only a bit of turn signal. That said, I don't ride that much at...
Forum: Vendors 08-13-2011, 11:12 AM
Replies: 2,178
Views: 870,920
Posted By RogerJ
Thumb Greg.....also like the TT brake extender piece. ...

Greg.....also like the TT brake extender piece. That, along with lowered and bigger platform pegs went on in the very first round of farkling. Very good kit.
Forum: Beasts 08-11-2011, 02:56 PM
Replies: 25,291
Views: 4,715,691
Posted By RogerJ
Scottie Boy......Google is your friend. Or, go...

Scottie Boy......Google is your friend. Or, go under a person's profile and look at all posts or threads of that person with your topic of interest.

The really short (but incomplete answer) is...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-10-2011, 11:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,748
Posted By RogerJ
Greg. I know the problem. I have the Day bag as...

Greg. I know the problem. I have the Day bag as well as their Standard bag hoping that the mounts would allow instant back and forth switching. The back velco is fine. The problem is on the front...
Forum: Beasts 08-10-2011, 11:35 AM
Replies: 25,291
Views: 4,715,691
Posted By RogerJ
Search this thread for my posts on this problem...

Search this thread for my posts on this problem as to when and how it presented itself and what I did. Problem solved. Also posts by SuperCruise. In both instances problem resolved. Good luck and...
Forum: Beasts 08-09-2011, 12:09 PM
Replies: 25,291
Views: 4,715,691
Posted By RogerJ
Those are the main elements (lubricants and...

Those are the main elements (lubricants and filter) of the 600 mile or 1000 km service if memory serves. They will also want to check the clutch operation is fine.

Re: they may want to check the...
Forum: Vendors 08-09-2011, 11:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,206
Posted By RogerJ
Thumb Thanks for the heads-up and the PM Tony. Your...

Thanks for the heads-up and the PM Tony. Your good prices for ADV Riders are appreciated.
Today I ordered Side Wind Deflectors, Grip Heaters and some service items with Shawn. Looking forward to...
Forum: Beasts 08-05-2011, 08:40 AM
Replies: 8,799
Views: 1,775,827
Posted By RogerJ
New Bikes Landing in USA/Canada

Congratulations everyone! Now you get to experience what everybody has been talking about. :clap
Forum: Beasts 07-28-2011, 01:11 PM
Replies: 25,291
Views: 4,715,691
Posted By RogerJ
Nick's S10 seems to just be falling apart if it...

Nick's S10 seems to just be falling apart if it can't take a strap winding around the hub area and stressing the O ring. Heck, after similar kms. my R12GS ADV was on its third complete wiring loom...
Forum: Ride reports 07-26-2011, 12:45 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 46,009
Posted By RogerJ
Well done Nick! And BTW I think you look...

Well done Nick! And BTW I think you look surprisingly "fresh" in the pic. Good on ya!:thumb:thumb:thumb:clap:clap:clap:beer:ricky
Forum: Ride reports 07-15-2011, 07:21 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 46,009
Posted By RogerJ
Good man Ray. Just in time. We're all rooting...

Good man Ray. Just in time. We're all rooting for you Nick!
Forum: Beasts 06-30-2011, 01:01 PM
Replies: 25,291
Views: 4,715,691
Posted By RogerJ
See my posts on this topic in this same thread as...

See my posts on this topic in this same thread as to what my handlebar vibration problem was like, conditions under which it presented and how I solved it. In brief......careful throttle body synch,...
Forum: Ride reports 06-26-2011, 04:34 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 46,009
Posted By RogerJ
Thumb Go Nick go! And may the force be with you. ...

Go Nick go! And may the force be with you. Cheers!
Forum: Latin America 06-25-2011, 01:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,668
Posted By RogerJ
Eakins.....thanks for the policy update. Years...

Eakins.....thanks for the policy update. Years ago I brought in via container ship an SUV/trailer and bike combination. Ran into problem at the port on arrival that was only resolvable by putting...
Forum: Latin America 06-25-2011, 01:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,768
Posted By RogerJ
Yes MikeMike....general rule of thumb on BMW...

Yes MikeMike....general rule of thumb on BMW parts in Mexico is 100% increase over USA price and sometimes more. Best to source your own parts and bring them in yourself. Less hassle and less...
Forum: Ride reports 06-22-2011, 08:11 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 8,354
Posted By RogerJ
Thumb Great RR SuperCruise.....glad you took the time...

Great RR SuperCruise.....glad you took the time to do some sipping at Margaret River and of that fine Bundy rum.
Forum: Ride reports 06-10-2011, 12:44 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 46,009
Posted By RogerJ
Thanks Caroline and all the best to Nick in this...

Thanks Caroline and all the best to Nick in this fine adventure.:thumb:thumb
Forum: Beasts 06-10-2011, 11:42 AM
Replies: 25,291
Views: 4,715,691
Posted By RogerJ
Touratech Zega Pro Cases for the S10

+1 on enjoying the TT Zega Pro bags. I also put the TT reinforcing kit inside the bags just in case of a very serious go down. Haven't field tested that yet.........knock on wood.

BTW.......if...
Forum: Vendors 06-04-2011, 12:47 PM
Replies: 2,178
Views: 870,920
Posted By RogerJ
Fork Seal Leaking?

I had a front fork seal weep very slightly at 1500 kms and Yamaha got replacement seals "overnight" and installed two new seals the next day. Guess it depends on how long the seals have been in...
Forum: Latin America 05-24-2011, 03:09 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 13,070
Posted By RogerJ
Miserygoat.....have to agree with your first four...

Miserygoat.....have to agree with your first four choices. Would also give a cheer for Quilmes Stout. Hooray!:freaky
Forum: GS Boxers 04-26-2011, 12:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,130
Posted By RogerJ
About 90 minutes labour with a good BM Tech to...

About 90 minutes labour with a good BM Tech to replace a clutch in an F800 GS. Eight to ten hours to split the R1200 GS in half and replace the clutch. Plus the parts cost in each case. It is your...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-26-2011, 12:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,825
Posted By RogerJ
Thanks Ken, Interesting especially about the...

Thanks Ken,

Interesting especially about the air pressures suggested by Metzler viz. the BM Owners Manual. I have always ran them both about 2 psi above the Manual and had better life with no...
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