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Forum: Road Warriors 06-29-2015, 01:26 AM
Replies: 1,216
Views: 203,828
Posted By despistao
Unless they repaved it since last august, Gavia...

Unless they repaved it since last august, Gavia pass asphalt was quite broken, specially climbing from Santa Caterina. How was the suspensión on the bumpy sections?
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-23-2015, 10:09 AM
Replies: 1,077
Views: 215,827
Posted By despistao
You can order it in Europe. I did it here...

You can order it in Europe.

I did it here http://www.bikehps.com/acatalog/Madstad_Screens_and_Brackets_for_Triumph_Tiger_800_800XC_2011_Onwards.html
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-02-2015, 01:38 AM
Replies: 1,077
Views: 215,827
Posted By despistao
Mine does :D ...

Mine does :D

http://i.imgur.com/LhtktwA.jpg?1
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-01-2015, 06:28 AM
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Views: 215,827
Posted By despistao
+1

+1
Forum: Road Warriors 05-14-2015, 02:36 AM
Replies: 1,216
Views: 203,828
Posted By despistao
They're arriving to the dealers ... ...

They're arriving to the dealers ...

http://oi57.tinypic.com/16ldxkx.jpg

http://oi57.tinypic.com/24lo5jb.jpg
Forum: Road Warriors 05-09-2015, 01:09 AM
Replies: 1,216
Views: 203,828
Posted By despistao
:rofl Yep, unfortunately, seems those...

:rofl

Yep, unfortunately, seems those bastards keep doing great bikes.

Does the reviewer say anything about the space under the seat? I hope that can be a deal breaker for me.
Forum: Road Warriors 05-08-2015, 09:37 AM
Replies: 1,216
Views: 203,828
Posted By despistao
MCN magazine first impressions ...

MCN magazine first impressions

http://www.motorcyclenews.com/news/first-rides-tests/2015/may/first-ride-bmw-s1000xr/
Forum: Road Warriors 05-08-2015, 03:34 AM
Replies: 1,216
Views: 203,828
Posted By despistao
Sorry, both sound too close to me. :D

Sorry, both sound too close to me. :D
Forum: Road Warriors 05-08-2015, 03:32 AM
Replies: 1,216
Views: 203,828
Posted By despistao
Not the Canary Islands, but Barcelona. In fact,...

Not the Canary Islands, but Barcelona. In fact, the roads surrounding Montserrat mountain http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Montserrat_(mountain)
Forum: Road Warriors 05-08-2015, 02:58 AM
Replies: 1,216
Views: 203,828
Posted By despistao
First video review ..... but in German language...

First video review ..... but in German language :huh

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x63xFJJiGuU (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x63xFJJiGuU)
Forum: Road Warriors 05-07-2015, 05:57 AM
Replies: 1,216
Views: 203,828
Posted By despistao
MCN gearing up for 2015 BMW S1000XR launch: We’ll...

MCN gearing up for 2015 BMW S1000XR launch: We’ll be riding the newcomer all day on Thursday and be bringing you updates throughout the launch plus our full test in next week’s MCN.

...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-07-2015, 12:59 AM
Replies: 1,216
Views: 203,828
Posted By despistao
BMW Press Kit Includes the previously...

BMW Press Kit

Includes the previously posted videos and hundreds of pictures.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-07-2015, 12:06 AM
Replies: 2,884
Views: 407,858
Posted By despistao
Chech their website often. They're announcing a...

Chech their website often. They're announcing a web version soon to be released.
Forum: Road Warriors 05-06-2015, 02:39 PM
Replies: 1,216
Views: 203,828
Posted By despistao
Please note that, according to an BMW spokeman,...

Please note that, according to an BMW spokeman, the blonde girl in the first video is not going to be included on the full specs versión.
Forum: Road Warriors 05-06-2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 1,216
Views: 203,828
Posted By despistao
Filmed in secondary roads near Barcelona. A...

Filmed in secondary roads near Barcelona.

A friend of mine has had the chance to sit on one of several bikes that were ready to be tested by international journalist tomorrow in Barcelona.
...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-06-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 1,216
Views: 203,828
Posted By despistao
New videos Review ...

New videos

Review

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mtG0JHcQL5I

ABS Pro

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ceMEOikYOLo
Forum: GS Boxers 05-06-2015, 10:05 AM
Replies: 2,884
Views: 407,858
Posted By despistao
What if you want to combine two or more different...

What if you want to combine two or more different riding modes in one single route?

E.g., start riding on Motorcycle mode, avoiding speedways and tolls, change somewhere in the route to Car mode,...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-06-2015, 12:28 AM
Replies: 2,884
Views: 407,858
Posted By despistao
Tyre is simple, user friendly, almost the same as...

Tyre is simple, user friendly, almost the same as building routes with google maps, and it does generate GPX files you can send to your Garmin device.

In fact, I started using Tyre as Basecamp...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-05-2015, 07:18 AM
Replies: 2,884
Views: 407,858
Posted By despistao
Exactly :D

Exactly :D
Forum: GS Boxers 05-05-2015, 06:44 AM
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Views: 407,858
Posted By despistao
What software are you using to draw the routes? ...

What software are you using to draw the routes?

The doesn't happen when using Basecamp, but is posible with Tyre. But there's also a way to avoid Tyre doing it.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-04-2015, 02:58 AM
Replies: 2,884
Views: 407,858
Posted By despistao
Before you can find the routes under under...

Before you can find the routes under under Apps/Trip Planner, you must import them.

Go to Apps/Trip Planner, touch on the menú button (top left), select Import and select the routes you want to...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-29-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 1,077
Views: 215,827
Posted By despistao
6`here, 20'' explorer madstad, having previously...

6`here, 20'' explorer madstad, having previously tried several ones (stock normal and touring ones, Givi touring and airflow ones). After more tan 70k kilometers with the madstad. i'm still surprised...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-28-2015, 12:37 PM
Replies: 1,077
Views: 215,827
Posted By despistao
Didn't even know that Slim custom model was...

Didn't even know that Slim custom model was available. Not in this side of the pond, I'm afraid.

Anyway, having a white one, i lke the combination with the tinted screen. Wich kind of tinted is...
Forum: Road Warriors 04-27-2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 1,216
Views: 203,828
Posted By despistao
It's coming .... World press...

It's coming ....


World press presentation at Barcelona, May 7th


Serial production started at Berlin factory
...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 02-25-2015, 05:57 AM
Replies: 1,587
Views: 537,659
Posted By despistao
It is the Pyrenees, indeed. Bielsa / Aragnouet...

It is the Pyrenees, indeed. Bielsa / Aragnouet road tunnel, crossing from Spain to France, in the heart of the western Pyrenees.

A great place to ride and almost my second home in the summertime...
Forum: Road Warriors 02-20-2015, 03:05 AM
Replies: 1,216
Views: 203,828
Posted By despistao
Pics taken in Portugal. Seems some first contact...

Pics taken in Portugal. Seems some first contact press rides are scheduled for the next weeks.

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/B-O73yJCQAAllLG.jpg:large

...
Forum: Photos 02-01-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 1,765
Views: 489,180
Posted By despistao
Tas en todas partes :rofl But still loving...

Tas en todas partes :rofl

But still loving the pics :clap
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 01-30-2015, 10:31 AM
Replies: 1,587
Views: 537,659
Posted By despistao
Thanks. Glad that you liked it. :shog

Thanks. Glad that you liked it. :shog
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 01-29-2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 1,587
Views: 537,659
Posted By despistao
It happens to be one of my favourite roads :clap ...

It happens to be one of my favourite roads :clap

Seem you are getting close to where i am. Pity that it was few months ago, even before i discovered this riding report.

Curious to know what...
Forum: Road Warriors 11-26-2014, 01:04 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,767
Posted By despistao
As someone has pointed previously, the renewed...

As someone has pointed previously, the renewed Tiger 800 (95 bhp, 210 kg weight) comes with ABS, Traction Control and Cruise Control, amongst other electronic aditions as ride by wire and riding...
Forum: Road Warriors 11-16-2014, 04:08 AM
Replies: 1,216
Views: 203,828
Posted By despistao
BMW S1000XR sports tourer.

Taken from BMW site (press kit, documents for downloading, down under the page) https://www.press.bmwgroup.com/globa...tem=node__9637...
Forum: Road Warriors 11-13-2014, 12:02 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 42,751
Posted By despistao
I bet BMW will provide a lowered seat versión, as...

I bet BMW will provide a lowered seat versión, as does in most of their bikes.

In fact, in one of the EICMA videos, you can see a S1000XR with a "versione ribasatta" legend (lowered versión, in...
Forum: Road Warriors 11-12-2014, 01:31 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 42,751
Posted By despistao
Your are probably right (unfortunately for us,...

Your are probably right (unfortunately for us, europeans).

Just to add some comparison info, the base GS LC in Spain is targeted at 15.980 eur and the base S1000R at 13.750.
Forum: Road Warriors 11-11-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 42,751
Posted By despistao
Joseph Maschler (BMW's S-Sseries Product...

Joseph Maschler (BMW's S-Sseries Product Manager):

"The S1000XR will be in the dealerships in early June, 2015."

and

"In Germany, the base version will arrive with a €15,200 price tag."
...
Forum: Road Warriors 11-11-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 42,751
Posted By despistao
Maybe I am one of these guys that test rode a GS...

Maybe I am one of these guys that test rode a GS LC and decided it is not "the bike" for me.

And when I say I tested it, I really mean it. I rented one last summer and rode 3.500 km and more than...
Forum: EMEA 11-10-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,511
Posted By despistao
I rented a BMW R1200 GS LC in Milano, last...

I rented a BMW R1200 GS LC in Milano, last August, for a wonderfull 10 days trip around the Swiss Alps, Stevio, Gavia and Italian Dolomiti mountains.

http://www.motorbikerentitaly.com/

A...
Forum: Road Warriors 11-10-2014, 03:38 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 42,751
Posted By despistao
Front / Rear 150 mm / 140 mm ...

Front / Rear 150 mm / 140 mm

http://www.bmw-motorrad.com/com/en/index.html?content=http://www.bmw-motorrad.com/com/en/bike/adventure/s1000xr/s1000xr_data.html&prm_action=&notrack=1
Forum: GS Boxers 10-27-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 2,884
Views: 407,858
Posted By despistao
You can mount a Nav 5 on any bike using a normal...

You can mount a Nav 5 on any bike using a normal Zumo 6XX craddle. That's how i did it in my current Tiger 800
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 10-06-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 5,990
Views: 1,124,797
Posted By despistao
New Madstad brackets

I've seen Madstad announces new brackets for the TEX, but not a single picture of them on their web site.

"NEW!! Introducing the Robo Slider Brackets system.
These new brackets are meant to be...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-23-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,704
Posted By despistao
I rented a GS LC this summer, for about 9 days...

I rented a GS LC this summer, for about 9 days and almost 3500 km. Didn't use the cruise control a lot, but also noticed one of the gremlins described here.

Sometimes (i'd say most of them) if I...
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