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Forum: Parallel Universe 06-10-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 12,987
Posted By keep it simple!
@Pangia: +1

@Pangia: +1
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-05-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 12,987
Posted By keep it simple!
Well,some have the same opinion: the 800GS is...

Well,some have the same opinion: the 800GS is indeed versatile.
Just added a Beta 450 (with the long stroke ktm RFS motor) to the stable :1drink
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-04-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,169
Posted By keep it simple!
I have ESA and ASC on the 800. ASC is a big +++...

I have ESA and ASC on the 800.
ASC is a big +++ in rain and with the enduro modus and the 100% off modus i'm convinced.
ESA is €€€€ burned. I don't use it that much. Better invest in a good after...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-31-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,153
Posted By keep it simple!
After 5100km in 2 weeks (2500 from home to...

After 5100km in 2 weeks (2500 from home to Tunisia and back and a trip through Tunisia 2600km with rocks and deep sand) I can't complain.
With a totall stock bike leaving a CRF450 Ralle behind this...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-26-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 18,542
Posted By keep it simple!
It's not the ideal size but it will fit

It's not the ideal size but it will fit
Forum: Australia 05-26-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 566
Views: 108,655
Posted By keep it simple!
I had the same problem as waldecker and brent J. ...

I had the same problem as waldecker and brent J.
Charger is Optimate.
The same charger doesn't give problems to my other EFI bikes...
Meanwhile I've sold the freeride ...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-14-2014, 02:46 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 18,542
Posted By keep it simple!
Well,just went back from a +5000km trip in...

Well,just went back from a +5000km trip in Tunisia.
2500km on asphalt (the way to go to Genua and back) and 2600km in Tunisia on gravel,stones and (in the south) soft sand.
Started from home on...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-09-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 714
Views: 170,783
Posted By keep it simple!
Ordered today: Mitas/cgs E07 DAKAR 150/70/17 59...

Ordered today: Mitas/cgs E07 DAKAR 150/70/17 59 T TL
In France (merçi Loutre).
70,90EUR all-in (no shipping to pay).
Vive la France :1drink
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-08-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,349
Posted By keep it simple!
Anyone? :norton

Anyone? :norton
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-04-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 714
Views: 170,783
Posted By keep it simple!
Maybe an idea to put the bike on a trailer and...

Maybe an idea to put the bike on a trailer and drive from BE down to ES most of the part to avoid highway km wear down.

Genua is in ITaly (not Spain):bmwrider
We're avoiding the highway by taking...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-04-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,349
Posted By keep it simple!
Does anybody know if the shift lever from a...

Does anybody know if the shift lever from a Yamaha XT/TT 500/550/600/Tenere would fit the GS800?
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-03-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 714
Views: 170,783
Posted By keep it simple!
EO7 (Dakar) in 150/70-17 not available... Is...

EO7 (Dakar) in 150/70-17 not available...
Is the 140/80-17 a safe replacement(hot weather conditions in Tunisia...)?
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-03-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,349
Posted By keep it simple!
All offers are from overseas sellers (=extra...

All offers are from overseas sellers (=extra taxes).
Searching for a seller/importer inside Europe
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-03-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,349
Posted By keep it simple!
Where can I find this in Europe? Any links?

Where can I find this in Europe? Any links?
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-01-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 714
Views: 170,783
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The one and only Loutre. Something went...

The one and only Loutre.
Something went (forgotten top push the 'send' button)

Basically the same question as jack_mccain (Can you PM with were you can get Mitas E7 in F800GS size (front+rear)...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-01-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 714
Views: 170,783
Posted By keep it simple!
Loutre,you've got PM!

Loutre,you've got PM!
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-01-2014, 03:26 AM
Replies: 714
Views: 170,783
Posted By keep it simple!
I'll go for the Mitas E07 in the rear. Which size...

I'll go for the Mitas E07 in the rear. Which size 140/80 or 150/70? Advantages of the smaller size?
Dakar or not Dakar?
Not sure to put the MT21 on the front...seems they don't last very long. The...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-01-2014, 12:33 AM
Replies: 714
Views: 170,783
Posted By keep it simple!
Hi, Doing a trip to Tunisia next month and...

Hi,

Doing a trip to Tunisia next month and looking for the 'perfect' do-it-all rubbers...
Facts:
-1250km on road (asphalt,max.speed 130km/h) to Tunisia
-2500km in Tunisia (bad roads + lots of...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-12-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 12,987
Posted By keep it simple!
@Capt CF: your source:...

@Capt CF: your source: http://overdrive.in/news/ktm-considering-production-of-its-all-new-500cc-and-800cc-bikes-in-india/
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-12-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 12,987
Posted By keep it simple!
L ast weekend my ktm dealer told me: ...

L ast weekend my ktm dealer told me:
-displacement: +/-890 cc (to fill the gap between the 1190 and 690,+ everybody expects bmw to put the Nuda 900cc in a new FxxxGS)
-engine will be a...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-02-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 1,528
Views: 262,954
Posted By keep it simple!
Nice setup. the 13 and newer bikes are going to...

Nice setup. the 13 and newer bikes are going to have a very interesting time trying to figure out where to put that reservoir. That line is long as heck.

Oh yeah? I've a MY '14.
Don't see the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-01-2014, 01:16 AM
Replies: 1,528
Views: 262,954
Posted By keep it simple!
Hi, What oil (7,5W?10W?)did BMW put in the...

Hi,

What oil (7,5W?10W?)did BMW put in the WP forks (MY2013 on...)?
How much oil (or air chamber measured from top)?
Forum: Orange Crush 01-07-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,799
Posted By keep it simple!
No,but you'll find some who had it with the 650...

No,but you'll find some who had it with the 650 X-Challenge :rofl



Correct. How many % of the sold 1190 suffered from this?
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-04-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 47,928
Posted By keep it simple!
Yeah,BMW is facing big competition: ...

Yeah,BMW is facing big competition:

http://bmwmcmag.com/2013/12/november-sales-gives-bmw-motorrad-record-year/
(108872units in the first 11 months of 2013)

And I think it's coming from Triumph...
Forum: Australia 01-04-2014, 03:10 AM
Replies: 566
Views: 108,655
Posted By keep it simple!
MT 43 for the rear ordered! Any suggestions for...

MT 43 for the rear ordered!
Any suggestions for the front (as the MT 43 isn't available in front size)?
@DP55: was jij met 'endurofun' in de Pyreneën?
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-27-2013, 11:04 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,498
Posted By keep it simple!
Smart Stefan (Pierer) paid BMW with a fistfull of...

Smart Stefan (Pierer) paid BMW with a fistfull of Euros and a bunch of leftover WP's when he buyed husqvarna. Part of the deal? :1drink
Anyone who knows the fork settings (spring rate/type oi +...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-27-2013, 01:47 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,498
Posted By keep it simple!
OEM forks from MY 2013 on are WP' ! Just...

OEM forks from MY 2013 on are WP' !
Just curious what is the stock spring rate and oil type + level (air chamber) in these forks (compared to the marzocchi before) ?
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-25-2013, 07:42 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,766
Posted By keep it simple!
From MY 2013 on the forks are no longer Marzochi...

From MY 2013 on the forks are no longer Marzochi but WP.
Has anyone technical information on the WP (internals? harder or less softer than the Zokes?) ?
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-25-2013, 03:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,144
Posted By keep it simple!
Well,well... When the Tiger came out,it was...

Well,well...
When the Tiger came out,it was better in every way (dixit the journalists). Same happened with the "GS-killer" :rofl (Explorer). I did buy the Tiger based on the fantastic reviews in...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-24-2013, 12:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,144
Posted By keep it simple!
I had the Tiger 800 for...only 6 months. A...

I had the Tiger 800 for...only 6 months.
A holiday in the Alps was enough for me to sell it :1drink
Like already explained here before:
- heavier in general,specifically top heavy
- tall and high...
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2013, 02:52 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 15,474
Posted By keep it simple!
Hey, Any suggestions on dualroadtype tyres...

Hey,

Any suggestions on dualroadtype tyres for my FR 350? (i'm using my FR in winter to go to work,so please no trial profile as they wear too fast!)
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-12-2013, 10:47 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 19,098
Posted By keep it simple!
GIVI is also working on specific bars for the Adv

GIVI is also working on specific bars for the Adv
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-10-2013, 11:13 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 12,987
Posted By keep it simple!
I was driving a Duke 4 690 at the moment that I...

I was driving a Duke 4 690 at the moment that I would go for a Enduro 690.
At 8000km the D4 begins to have had a rattling noise inside the engine (sounds like the old VW Beetle). Starting the engine...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-09-2013, 10:42 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,340
Posted By keep it simple!
clutch freeplay changes

While the bike was on the centerstand,i noticed that the clutch-freeplay disappears once the handlebar is turned completely to the left. Disappearing start just between handlebar in the middle...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-07-2013, 09:49 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,967
Posted By keep it simple!
The 1520 = 25,6 litres ,not so small. Just...

The 1520 = 25,6 litres ,not so small.
Just don't understand that the TT rack (and also the special TT pannier rack for topcases) is only allowed to carry 5 kg (11,2lb)???
The case itself weights...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-07-2013, 01:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,967
Posted By keep it simple!
Touratech rack

Hi,

This peli-thread is very interesting!
I read a lot about bolting the Peli on a TT rack; can anyone confirm it is on this rack:...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-07-2013, 12:32 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,736
Posted By keep it simple!
I have the BMW Rallye seat in combination with...

I have the BMW Rallye seat in combination with original bar (no raisers).
I doubt for the raisers;think will be more relaxing (OEM bar position is more attacking).
Very good for my 1,90....
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-27-2013, 09:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,854
Posted By keep it simple!
@ Shabang: The screen from www.louis.de is...

@ Shabang:

The screen from www.louis.de is from MRA

https://www.mrashop.de/erp/bilder/motorrad-typen/xca/XCSA1_geschraubt.jpg

I'll go for the MRA...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-23-2013, 07:17 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,579
Posted By keep it simple!
Q: I have bmw's OEM mounting system for Vario...

Q: I have bmw's OEM mounting system for Vario cases. Can this mounting system be used/changed/adapted to use Pelican cases? (since I don't have vario cases and from what I've learned on this forum...
Forum: Equipment 09-17-2013, 03:42 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 20,807
Posted By keep it simple!
Everyone still happy with the S310?

Everyone still happy with the S310?
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