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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-01-2013, 01:51 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 74,342
Posted By KRAUTER
Colorado Backcountry Premiere Night, Portland

Hello folks,

BMW Motorcycles of Western Oregon will host the Colorado Backcountry Discovery Route Premiere for Portland.:clap
The show is scheduled for February 8, 2013 at 7:00pm in our store...
Forum: Thumpers 07-05-2012, 09:20 PM
Replies: 6,010
Views: 1,254,485
Posted By KRAUTER
Hyde bashplate

I bought one for my 09 G450X and had no trouble getting the bashplate. As far as I know, it is made in South Africa so delivery time might be a tad bit longer. If I remember right, it took about 2...
Forum: Thumpers 01-10-2012, 12:26 PM
Replies: 6,010
Views: 1,254,485
Posted By KRAUTER
Failed Steering Head Bearings

Hey folks,

I just checked my steering head bearings at 97 hours/2040 miles. They are completely shut:huh, escpecially the lower one. It looks like the lower bearing had basically no grease in it...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-27-2011, 01:35 PM
Replies: 3,431
Views: 639,672
Posted By KRAUTER
Fall Dirt Ride

I went for a nice Fall dirt ride in Eastern Oregon recently. :clap

<IFRAME height=315 src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/_bpeSNRpppc" frameBorder=0 width=420 allowfullscreen></IFRAME>

KRAUTER
Forum: Thumpers 11-27-2011, 01:32 PM
Replies: 6,010
Views: 1,254,485
Posted By KRAUTER
Fall Ride Video

Took my G450X for a nice fall ride in Eastern Oregon recently. :clap
1900 miles/95 hours and counting.

<IFRAME height=315 src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/_bpeSNRpppc" frameBorder=0 width=420...
Forum: Thumpers 06-18-2011, 09:22 PM
Replies: 6,010
Views: 1,254,485
Posted By KRAUTER
G450x on singletrack (video)

2 weeks ago, the legendary Blackdog dualsport ride took place again around Mt. Hood/Oregon. 40 miles of single- and dualtrack on my 09 G450X.:clap

Here's a little video, I put together:
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-18-2011, 09:03 PM
Replies: 3,431
Views: 639,672
Posted By KRAUTER
Talking Blackdog dualsport ride oregon 2011

Well, I finally got my Video of the Blackdog dualsport event together.
40 miles of single- and dualtrack around Mt. Hood/Oregon :D

<IFRAME src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/D5EhXBCHsaQ"...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-01-2010, 03:59 PM
Replies: 3,431
Views: 639,672
Posted By KRAUTER
China Hat Fall Classic 2010

Here's a little video I put together, from my latest rediculous racing efforts...
Sportsman class. 1 lap, 52 miles
Sorry for the video quality but it rained quite a bit.
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Forum: Thumpers 08-04-2010, 08:18 PM
Replies: 6,010
Views: 1,254,485
Posted By KRAUTER
G450x On Singletrack

CHANGED MY GEARING TO 14/50 AND INSTALLED THE LEO VINCE SLIP ON.

WENT RIDING LAST MONDAY IN ONE OF MY FAVORITE RIDING AREAS AND WAS INTRODUCED TO SOME VERY NICE SINGLETRACK BY A FRIEND:clap

...
Forum: Thumpers 06-22-2010, 01:38 PM
Replies: 6,010
Views: 1,254,485
Posted By KRAUTER
Oil And Video

Types of Oil and Source for Filters?
<HR style="COLOR: #575757" SIZE=1><!-- / icon and title --><!-- message -->I promise not to open the "what oil is best" bottle, but have a question about...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-20-2010, 08:39 PM
Replies: 517
Views: 31,574
Posted By KRAUTER
Blackdog Video

Well, I finally edited my little Blackdog video. I am still learning.

As always, Tom and Crew put together a fantastic mix of gravel roads, great scenery and awesome singletrack.
Video is only...
Forum: Thumpers 06-03-2010, 03:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,165
Posted By KRAUTER
G450x My Ride

I bought one recently and I have a DRZ400S as well. The BMW is a dirtbike, streetlegal to connect trails. Maintenance is done by the hour (Oilchange every 10 hours). The traction on this bike is...
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2010, 03:28 PM
Replies: 6,010
Views: 1,254,485
Posted By KRAUTER
Oil Question! Oh No!!!

Hi folks!

I don't want to stirr up an oil thread here:eek1 , but I was wondering if anybody is using synthetic oil in his G450X.
BMW recommends mineral based oils only, but I really would like...
Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2010, 09:34 AM
Replies: 6,010
Views: 1,254,485
Posted By KRAUTER
Thumb Tank Solutions

Hello ced40,

this might not be what you're looking for, but since you are only going to need the bigger tank volume a few times a year...

Check this link for a rear bag solution.You could...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-03-2010, 10:05 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 8,716
Posted By KRAUTER
Tillamook Trail Ride

I ALREADY POSTED THIS ONE ELSEWHERE.
SORRY, IF YOU HAVE SEEN IT ALREADY! :D

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IZXFKRIPAKs


KRAUTER
Forum: Thumpers 02-09-2010, 08:05 PM
Replies: 6,010
Views: 1,254,485
Posted By KRAUTER
I Got Myself A Dirtbike!

Well, I finally bought myself a G450X after obusing my DRZ400S on the trails for many years.:clap

Took the bike out for break in ride on Monday!
As others stated before, it seems that the front...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-12-2009, 10:29 AM
Replies: 8,498
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,130,792
Posted By KRAUTER
2002 Bmw R1150r Engine-needs Work! $250.00

I AM SELLING A MOTOR FOR R1150R SINGLESPARK. (IT WILL FIT 2002/2003 R1150R/R1150R ADVENTURE AND 03 ROCKSTER BIKES)

THIS MOTOR WILL NEED WORK!!!

I PUT 124500 TROUBLEFREE MILES ON IT. BUT NOW...
Forum: Racing 04-08-2009, 03:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 634
Posted By KRAUTER
German Cross Country Series

HERE'S A LINK TO THE STARTER LIST IN THE XC PRO CLASS:

http://www.baboons.de/index.php?option=com_memberlist&klasse=1&Itemid=68

GREETINGS,

KRAUTER
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-04-2008, 12:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,284
Posted By KRAUTER
Thumb G450x Demo Days At Rock Hill

Hi folks,
I work at the BMW store in Tigard and just got knowledge that we will offer
an opportunity to ride a G450X in its natural habitat.
On October 11th and October 12th from 10:00AM to...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-25-2008, 07:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,267
Posted By KRAUTER
Done

Thanks for putting this link up.

It is good to hear that someone is thinking of making more trails available, instead of closing riding areas down.

Krauter
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-10-2008, 05:10 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 20,030
Posted By KRAUTER
thanks

Thanks for the info Anders!

So count me in. :clap

Krauter
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-10-2008, 04:28 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 20,030
Posted By KRAUTER
nesseccary equipment

Well, I would be definetely interested in taking part. Do need special lights (nightstage??) How about a regular rollchart holder. Would that be good enough or is there a need for a professional...
Forum: Thumpers 01-30-2008, 07:32 PM
Replies: 7,787
Views: 2,072,376
Posted By KRAUTER
Thumb Thanks

Klay, Cameraman, bross, jimbo.

Thanks for the kind comments.

Costa Rica rocks.

Anybody, looking for a great adventure getaway for a reasonable price needs to check it out.

Krauter...
Forum: Thumpers 01-26-2008, 11:46 PM
Replies: 7,787
Views: 2,072,376
Posted By KRAUTER
Little Costa Rica Trip on XR250 Tornado

Well, I actually don't own a 25occ Thumper right now. (Have a DRZ400S)
And I had already purchased maps and a guidebook for the Baja to take my DRZ for a ride there in January.
But than I found a...
Forum: Thumpers 01-01-2008, 09:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,089
Posted By KRAUTER
oilusage 2kf

Hey there!
Yup, the mighty 2KF. Had one of these in the 90's and put about 120000km on it.
First make sure, you are checking the oillevel when the bike is hot. Practically check it immediately...
Forum: Americas 12-28-2007, 02:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,493
Posted By KRAUTER
check shipping!

Hey Marc!

There's a vessel service with Hamburg-Sued from the West Coast USA to Valparaiso/Chile.
That might be a way to get your bike down there.

Or you could rent a KTM in Santiago de...
Forum: Americas 12-27-2007, 10:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,493
Posted By KRAUTER
carreterra austral is calling you!

Hey there!

In Chile you can take the Carreterra Austral south or Puerto Montt.
If I remember right you take it down to Coihaique (spelling?) and than take the ferry at Lago Buenos Aires over to...
Forum: Thumpers 12-03-2007, 05:50 PM
Replies: 5,686
Views: 1,135,647
Posted By KRAUTER
touratech tank at ims show

Hey folks!
I don't own a G650XC but I know, that a lot of people wanted some more pic's/info.
Well, I went to the IMS show in Seattle and TT had the tank on display.
According to TT, the tank...
Forum: Thumpers 08-20-2007, 08:34 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,334
Posted By KRAUTER
I know something...

Don't know any of the bikes but the Hercules W2000, 2000cc featering a rotary engine. That think had an awesome sound!!!

Krauter
Forum: Thumpers 08-10-2007, 08:22 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 65,216
Posted By KRAUTER
Thumb Pirelli Mt16 Rear/scorpion Pro Front On Drz400s

Hey there!
I don't know if you were using the Pirelli MT-16 as a dual sport tire with high asphalt usage or not, but for what it is, I think this tire is an excellent choice.
I bought one as a rear...
Forum: Thumpers 08-03-2007, 10:32 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 65,216
Posted By KRAUTER
Wicked Dunlop D606 on DRZ400S

Hey there!

I ran a couple of Dunlop D606 tires front and rear on my DRZ400S and on a DR650 I had previously.
In my opinion the D606 is the best 50/50 tire currently available. I have ridden it...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-09-2007, 07:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 918
Posted By KRAUTER
Yup, that was a cool event. Took some pic's...

Yup, that was a cool event.
Took some pic's too:
The guy who took the holeshot one this starting row almost came of the bike
http://i80.photobucket.com/albums/j197/helmkera/Dscn14931.jpg

He...
Forum: Racing 06-09-2007, 01:05 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 14,198
Posted By KRAUTER
erzberg prolog bmw 450

Very interesting!!!

Looking at the results, it seems like Christian Pfeiffer road the BMW 450 prototype and brought it in at rank 5 in the first race.:clap

Can't wait to see this bike at the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-16-2007, 06:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 508
Posted By KRAUTER
Monkey Butt Hare Scramble/heppner, Or Info Wanted

Hey folks!

I heart that there will be a hare scramble call Monkey Butt in the Heppner area on May, 20th.

I have never raced, but really would like to give it a shot in the Gentlemen's class,...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-15-2007, 07:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 663
Posted By KRAUTER
dirt don't hurt pre-ride

Hello folks!

Last Sunday I went with some folks from the BMW Eugene and Tigard store for a pre-ride of the upcoming Dirt don't hurt ride, organized by BMW Eugene.

We met in Corvallis and took...
Forum: Racing 04-23-2007, 10:15 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,753
Posted By KRAUTER
Thanks!

Hello K!

It is time to thank you for your always outstanding MotoGP reports!

Reading your reports is like watching it on TV, just way better. You have all the insights and is always a great...
Forum: Equipment 04-23-2007, 09:33 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,993
Posted By KRAUTER
I'd second a waterproof duffelback for the tent,...

I'd second a waterproof duffelback for the tent, slepping back and thermarest.
It is a good idea, to think about a place on your bike, where you can strap the tent when it is completely wet. You...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-22-2007, 10:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,132
Posted By KRAUTER
Another one new to the area

Hey folks!
Looks like this is the thread to introduce myself.
I just moved to Portland from Florida. Had to get out of the heat and away from the hurricanes.
Much better riding here of course,...
Forum: Ride reports 01-29-2007, 11:44 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 47,925
Posted By KRAUTER
stuck in mud

Happend yesterday on the famous Devils Creek Ride in FL.:huh http://i80.photobucket.com/albums/j197/helmkera/Dscn08571.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 01-21-2007, 04:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,282
Posted By KRAUTER
interesting comeback

Interesting comeback for my little ride report!

We did this section of the Trail in May 2006.
The ride to the starting point was pretty soggy.
But for the entire trail ride, the weather was...
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