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Forum: Beasts 04-05-2014, 04:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 433
Posted By tekebird
sorry some of the early just shy of Liter bikes...

sorry some of the early just shy of Liter bikes (900-955) I think the trophy back then had them too.
Forum: Beasts 04-04-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 433
Posted By tekebird
triumph tiger question

doing a café build and am considering using the swingarm for a tiger with the eccentric adjuster.

can someone PM me so I can get some measurments before I go and ebay one

thanks in advance
Forum: EMEA 02-25-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 966
Posted By tekebird
4 years ago we did a 7 day trip. Wales scotland...

4 years ago we did a 7 day trip. Wales scotland and England. Fun trip
Forum: EMEA 02-09-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 411
Posted By tekebird
i'd be interested in a riding partner. new job...

i'd be interested in a riding partner. new job affords me the opportunity to get over there more often now. my bike resides in Heidelberg.

PM me and we can chat
Forum: EMEA 11-15-2013, 02:15 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 12,186
Posted By tekebird
Question Wheatwacker, what's your annual storage?

Wheatwacker, what's your annual storage?
Forum: EMEA 11-14-2013, 07:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,053
Posted By tekebird
Cool looking route. I had intended on doing the...

Cool looking route. I had intended on doing the eastern half of that a couple years ago.....but my buddy bailed on me. There is a recent ride report from a similar trip.....pack lots of deet
Forum: EMEA 11-11-2013, 09:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,309
Posted By tekebird
Do it yourself. Have not done...

Do it yourself.

Have not done Ireland......did england and Scotland......was awesome......buy alps were much more impressive......Corsica was very cool too.
Forum: Equipment 11-10-2013, 11:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,614
Posted By tekebird
We use the Chatterbox XBI2. the original will...

We use the Chatterbox XBI2. the original will only pair three units.......but the new version will do 16 units.

Not that I would ever want that much chatter.....on our 3 person UK trip I turned...
Forum: EMEA 11-09-2013, 11:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,054
Posted By tekebird
I'd say go it alone.....don't be locked into...

I'd say go it alone.....don't be locked into someone else's plan.

If your not one for planning.......hire someone like me who likes to do some planning and save yourself a lot of $$ for bottled...
Forum: Americas 11-02-2013, 07:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,528
Posted By tekebird
Priceline.com name your own price I have...

Priceline.com
name your own price

I have stayed at places peak season and gotten 400.00 hotel rooms for 60.00

Buddy was going to UK......had a place in mind.....decided to price...
Forum: EMEA 11-02-2013, 07:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,438
Posted By tekebird
Oh Dave, Check Knopftours...he has US bikes for...

Oh Dave, Check Knopftours...he has US bikes for sale pretty regular, from guys not wanting to ship home
Forum: EMEA 11-02-2013, 07:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,438
Posted By tekebird
Prior to buying my FJR and Shipping it to...

Prior to buying my FJR and Shipping it to Germany, I was shoping in Europe as well.

It seemed to me I got more bike for the dollar (exchange rates included) with purchasing the bike here even...
Forum: EMEA 10-29-2013, 08:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,614
Posted By tekebird
The national park area N of Genoa was very nice,...

The national park area N of Genoa was very nice, we snaked through there on the way to the Ferry to Corsica......nice small roads, no traffic

Also might want to consider Corsica if you have...
Forum: Road warriors 10-21-2013, 05:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,572
Posted By tekebird
bad ass

http://rideapart.com/2013/10/ducati-1199-panigale-terracorsa-off-road-superbike-exclusive/
Forum: Airheads 10-20-2013, 08:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 662
Posted By tekebird
Not my bike yet and have not been able to go see...

Not my bike yet and have not been able to go see it in person. Seller brought it to my attention and we both have some concern over it.
Forum: Airheads 10-20-2013, 04:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 662
Posted By tekebird
yes 1100, we thought it ws the crush washer but...

yes 1100, we thought it ws the crush washer but we thought that was a lot of fluid loss for a crush washer seep.
a bit north of 50k
Forum: Airheads 10-20-2013, 02:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 662
Posted By tekebird
So, have not had time to go check the bik ein...

So, have not had time to go check the bik ein person yet due to conflicting travel schedules.

after two weeks this is what was found under the FD

http://macintyres.com/gs/leak.jpg
Forum: Americas 10-15-2013, 02:57 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 15,675
Posted By tekebird
possibility......keep me in the loop 44...

possibility......keep me in the loop

44 more on the fit side than fat side.

Ride: not sure yet
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 10-08-2013, 09:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 997
Posted By tekebird
Uship is good. Do your due diligence.....if the...

Uship is good. Do your due diligence.....if the truck shows up without appropriate stuff to tie the bike down tell them to pound sand. With that said.....have used uship man y times.....only one...
Forum: Europe 10-07-2013, 01:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,145
Posted By tekebird
stay away from All About Town rentals......guy...

stay away from All About Town rentals......guy ripped me off
Forum: Airheads 10-06-2013, 08:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 662
Posted By tekebird
thanks

thanks
Forum: Airheads 10-06-2013, 01:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 662
Posted By tekebird
96 1000gs question final drive leak

looking at a pretty nice r1100gs

has a small leak which looks to be coming from the drain plug, I have read about the bearing failure issues and the damage that can cause to the seal.

was...
Forum: Americas 10-05-2013, 01:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,268
Posted By tekebird
when your up in MN, go through Hibbing. Largest...

when your up in MN, go through Hibbing. Largest Open Pit mine, has tours....worth seeing.
Forum: Americas 10-05-2013, 01:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,268
Posted By tekebird
HAHA, That's actually where I live, Camp Hill.

HAHA, That's actually where I live, Camp Hill.
Forum: Americas 10-04-2013, 09:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,268
Posted By tekebird
I'm in Harrisburg pa. Welcome to stop by. I am...

I'm in Harrisburg pa. Welcome to stop by. I am sure we could find something of interest to do.
Forum: EMEA 10-03-2013, 05:10 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,859
Posted By tekebird
I am suggesting I have a known quantity having...

I am suggesting I have a known quantity having shipped a bike I am familiar with and a known/confirmed maint history. No doubt there are people who have bought sight unseen.....and are Happy
Forum: Equipment 09-30-2013, 07:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 850
Posted By tekebird
snap for pants

So my Triumph Convertible riding pants decided to have a breakdown.

lost the loop side of the waist snap ( if that's what you call it)

outer side is a flat spade type of thing....went through...
Forum: EMEA 09-28-2013, 08:58 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,859
Posted By tekebird
I shipped an FJR over.......no hassle with...

I shipped an FJR over.......no hassle with insurance or trying to sell it afterwords.

No worries about buying a PoS and only finding out part way into your trip.
Forum: EMEA 09-26-2013, 05:43 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,697
Posted By tekebird
Whew!...we just went through in time to beat the...

Whew!...we just went through in time to beat the snow.....first weekend of Sept
Forum: EMEA 09-24-2013, 04:33 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,859
Posted By tekebird
4400 on shipping is a bit on the salty side I...

4400 on shipping is a bit on the salty side I think. Check with Knopftours.com. He does containers from FL and Vancouver, CA.

we just did a Germany.Switzerland, Italy, Corica and back trip in...
Forum: Ride reports 09-24-2013, 04:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 720
Posted By tekebird
Hotel reports: Wassen Switzerland: Hotel...

Hotel reports:

Wassen Switzerland: Hotel Gerig. Right at the bottom of Sustenpass, bar/restaurant on site, gas station in town, grocery store next door.

reasonably priced, nice clean rooms,...
Forum: Americas 09-15-2013, 06:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 572
Posted By tekebird
I'll RIde it out for expenses and a ticket home

I'll RIde it out for expenses and a ticket home
Forum: Ride reports 09-15-2013, 05:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 720
Posted By tekebird
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=1020170241...

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10201702417344078&set=a.10201700362932719.1073741825.1289478329&type=3&src=https%3A%2F%2Ffbcdn-sphotos-h-a.akamaihd.net%2Fhphotos-ak-prn1%2F1234765_102017024173...
Forum: Ride reports 09-15-2013, 11:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 720
Posted By tekebird
Germany-Corsica trip

Sorry guys, this will be a bit piecemeal as I get my sh!t caught up from being away .

Sept 1-9

Heidelberg, Germany (Knopf Tours)
Wassen, Switzerland (Hotel Gerig)
Genoa, Italy (Moby Ferry...
Forum: Equipment 09-14-2013, 02:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 851
Posted By tekebird
cleaning sticker residue off map pocket

Seems the nice Ferry Clew on Moby LInes (GENOA) was kind enough to add so destination stickers to our tank bag's map pockets.

whats the best method of removing the residue without screwing up the...
Forum: EMEA 09-11-2013, 04:20 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,829
Posted By tekebird
little feedback to keep you teased: Don't...

little feedback to keep you teased:

Don't plan on big miles in Corsica, attainable average speeds are pretty low, especially on the road from Calvi to Porto. some sections of the road are...
Forum: EMEA 09-10-2013, 03:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,829
Posted By tekebird
just got home last night. once I put my life...

just got home last night. once I put my life back in order will post a report and some links to pics
Forum: EMEA 08-28-2013, 07:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 784
Posted By tekebird
few years ago we did a similar trip...but in 7...

few years ago we did a similar trip...but in 7 days

London-Stonehenge-wales-lake district-Glen Coe-Skye-John o groats- edinburg and back to London.

only real highway stuff was Edinburgh...
Forum: Americas 08-24-2013, 07:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 702
Posted By tekebird
your first and last map that time Of year might...

your first and last map that time Of year might find you dealing with frozen precipitation
Forum: The Garage 08-21-2013, 09:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 526
Posted By tekebird
SF/Bay area Heavy truck battery suplier

picking a vehicle up in Richmond. KNow it needs some 8D batteries.

Anyone have a place in mind that would stock these
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