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Forum: Equipment 04-21-2015, 01:53 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 11,953
Posted By lhendrik
Oh. I answered as I did because this seemed to be...

Oh. I answered as I did because this seemed to be a Euro-USD exchange rate thread. I don't know if prices in Turkey are bargains.
Forum: EMEA 04-16-2015, 06:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 291
Posted By lhendrik
OK, I apologize for that over the top statement,...

OK, I apologize for that over the top statement, and I love your label "Blandanavia" :D Perhaps I will travel to Russia and make up my mind after I really get to know the people.
Forum: EMEA 04-15-2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 291
Posted By lhendrik
I have no input for Russia, but I did ride from...

I have no input for Russia, but I did ride from Stefan Knopf's in Heidelberg East to Czech Republic (Prague) and Poland (Krakow) and then on to Latvia Lithuania and Estonia.

I loved Prague and...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-15-2015, 09:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 766
Posted By lhendrik
thanks. very helpful.

thanks. very helpful.
Forum: Equipment 04-14-2015, 07:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,092
Posted By lhendrik
I agree the boots are big and stiff and make it...

I agree the boots are big and stiff and make it difficult to shift, not to mention clomping around off the bike and squeaking until you lube them, but I cannot bear the thought of damaging my lower...
Forum: Equipment 04-13-2015, 10:35 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 11,953
Posted By lhendrik
Turkey is on the Turkish Lire. Here's a chart of...

Turkey is on the Turkish Lire. Here's a chart of USD to Lire. Dollar is strong vs Lire.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-11-2015, 05:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 734
Posted By lhendrik
With any big BMW, just "burp" the tank by...

With any big BMW, just "burp" the tank by jiggling the bike gently with your knee/hip as you fill to get more gas in. Easily done with the bike on side stand. Try not to knock the bike over.
Forum: Equipment 04-10-2015, 11:49 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 11,953
Posted By lhendrik
I found these guys to buy tires in Europe, but I...

I found these guys to buy tires in Europe, but I don't see any shipping outside Germany. You could ask them.

http://www.reifen.com/en/TyreSize/List/Moto/120-70-R17/0/False/False
Forum: GS Boxers 04-01-2015, 08:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 950
Posted By lhendrik
There are no problems. Those are features.

There are no problems. Those are features.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-01-2015, 07:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 614
Posted By lhendrik
Regarding the GSA rear gearing and highway...

Regarding the GSA rear gearing and highway speeds, I have an 09 GSA and ride it like a maniac all day across Europe at insane sustained speeds and it loves it. The two cylinder vibration-buzz is a...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-27-2015, 08:29 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,062
Posted By lhendrik
Humans 1 Sheep 0

Humans 1
Sheep 0
Forum: Equipment 03-26-2015, 02:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 602
Posted By lhendrik
I have ordered 3 times from biker-land. They sent...

I have ordered 3 times from biker-land. They sent package by DHL each time. Never got any charges from customs.

Once, years ago, I ordered from another company that used UPS. They hit me up for...
Forum: Equipment 03-24-2015, 06:41 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,485
Posted By lhendrik
A few months ago I had mine on me at the security...

A few months ago I had mine on me at the security check in and TSA wanted and took it. I went to gate, searched on Google and found out I could ask them to mail it back to my home address, which...
Forum: EMEA 03-23-2015, 08:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 622
Posted By lhendrik
I have been able to apply this principle with my...

I have been able to apply this principle with my car, which is now at 147000 miles over 13 years, and cost me so little to run that the very idea of buying something newer makes me ill.
Forum: EMEA 03-23-2015, 07:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 622
Posted By lhendrik
Thanks WW. I did want to stop by and see your...

Thanks WW. I did want to stop by and see your operation some day, just for future possibilities. L
Forum: EMEA 03-23-2015, 04:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,286
Posted By lhendrik
Four years ago I shipped my bike to Germany...

Four years ago I shipped my bike to Germany (Stefan Knopf) and I go over each year to ride for a while. I plan for two months, but every year I go home after 4-5 weeks, because....that's enough.
...
Forum: EMEA 03-23-2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 327
Posted By lhendrik
Dear noobie: Can you please tell us a little bit...

Dear noobie: Can you please tell us a little bit more?

What bike are you riding
What type of roads do you like
What time of year will you ride
Do you want to see cities or dirt and trees
Your...
Forum: Equipment 03-23-2015, 03:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 596
Posted By lhendrik
What siren?

What siren?
Forum: GS Boxers 03-22-2015, 02:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,870
Posted By lhendrik
I have had a lot of good miles from Continental...

I have had a lot of good miles from Continental Trail Attack: https://www.conti-online.com/www/motorcycle_de_en/themes/motorcycletires/enduro/trailattack_2_en.html
Forum: EMEA 03-21-2015, 07:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 622
Posted By lhendrik
Thanks guys, all good points. Going to ride it...

Thanks guys, all good points. Going to ride it through May. Then we'll see how I feel.
Forum: Trip Planning 03-19-2015, 08:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,787
Posted By lhendrik
Quite a bit of absolute crap advice in this...

Quite a bit of absolute crap advice in this thread, showing the indominatable spirit of those on this site. Go to it. Talk to a freight shipping company. Get real advice.
Forum: Trip Planning 03-19-2015, 08:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,133
Posted By lhendrik
Ask the dog. Most will say yes, but then they...

Ask the dog. Most will say yes, but then they regret it. Then they will torture you.
Forum: Trip Planning 03-19-2015, 08:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,852
Posted By lhendrik
Andrews Federal Credit Union offers chip and pin...

Andrews Federal Credit Union offers chip and pin card. I just got one. You need to be a member, but there is a work around to being non-military.
Forum: EMEA 03-19-2015, 08:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 622
Posted By lhendrik
My 2009GSA is in Germany

Four years ago I shipped my 2009 GSA over to Heidelberg, Germany with Stefan Knopf. Cost about $1200 or so. Very happy with the service provided, strongly recommend him. I keep the bike there and pay...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-19-2015, 08:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,623
Posted By lhendrik
Horse crap: I have the TT extra low. it is not...

Horse crap: I have the TT extra low. it is not comfortable at first, because it is VERY firm. It is very low, there seems to be no padding at all, but lo and behold, it works. It looks like it would...
Forum: Trip Planning 03-17-2015, 07:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,528
Posted By lhendrik
Always good to hear from one of the real idiots :)

Always good to hear from one of the real idiots :)
Forum: Equipment 03-10-2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,390
Posted By lhendrik
Boots and shorts for me. Very Village People. If...

Boots and shorts for me. Very Village People. If it's Summer you will be sweating. Even better.
Forum: EMEA 03-08-2015, 05:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 783
Posted By lhendrik
That far North by your trip plan is cold and wet...

That far North by your trip plan is cold and wet even in Summer. I did it last year in June. Lots of rain.

Conclusion: DO IT! But, dress for the worst.

BTW: I ride from Knopf every year for a...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-05-2015, 05:54 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,582
Posted By lhendrik
Its dead. If you resurrect it, it may reward you...

Its dead. If you resurrect it, it may reward you by leaving you stranded. Give it up. Or, use it as a science project in garage.

My advice; have a funeral service and move on.
Forum: Equipment 03-02-2015, 04:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 583
Posted By lhendrik
Not sure you will find much in stock anywhere in...

Not sure you will find much in stock anywhere in US. You may be limited to online dealers, like REvzilla, etc. I bought my gear online from https://www.biker-land.de/

Good Luck.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-02-2015, 03:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 827
Posted By lhendrik
I don't think swapping is a good idea. The pads...

I don't think swapping is a good idea. The pads "bed" into the disks and by swapping you start this all over. I bet ultimate braking performance would be compromised. Since I ride like a girl anyway...
Forum: EMEA 02-19-2015, 02:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 755
Posted By lhendrik
+1

+1
Forum: Equipment 02-19-2015, 01:53 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 7,280
Posted By lhendrik
I spent a ton lot of money on a Rukka Armas Suit...

I spent a ton lot of money on a Rukka Armas Suit ($1500 from Germany) and it keeps me totally dry now, going on 4 years. Also my SIDI Adventure Rain/GoreTex boots ($450-500) have been totally...
Forum: Equipment 02-19-2015, 01:45 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,334
Posted By lhendrik
Wow. Now that Rick is "dead" maybe my seats by...

Wow. Now that Rick is "dead" maybe my seats by him will appreciate in value, like a Van Gogh!

I didn't find him a cheat, just a mediocre businessman. I like the seats he made me.
Forum: Equipment 02-17-2015, 08:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 983
Posted By lhendrik
I say bite me.

I say bite me.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-17-2015, 08:30 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,809
Posted By lhendrik
I don't know, I've been riding my 09 GSA since...

I don't know, I've been riding my 09 GSA since new without all that crap and it falls over all the time and it is just fine, so why waste all that $$$ on TT trinkets when it could be used for gas and...
Forum: Equipment 02-16-2015, 07:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 983
Posted By lhendrik
OK. Good product review. Good feedback. Tell the...

OK. Good product review. Good feedback. Tell the respective companies and there you go.

I have no idea what their thought process was. I would have thought having wire on my palm pressured...
Forum: Americas 02-14-2015, 07:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 577
Posted By lhendrik
Thanks guys, great riding in daytime temps...

Thanks guys, great riding in daytime temps 50-65F. Nights cold but i'm not camping so motels great.
Forum: Equipment 02-12-2015, 06:53 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 8,767
Posted By lhendrik
Yes, I'm sure that's true. For ME, who posted...

Yes, I'm sure that's true. For ME, who posted that, the GSA is a desirable bike. For most of the bike lusting world, it is on the same level as agricultural equipment.:D
Forum: Americas 02-11-2015, 03:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 577
Posted By lhendrik
Well, if I continue west I would do Mobile, New...

Well, if I continue west I would do Mobile, New Orleans, Houston and then Austin.

@Tuckers> Weather in Austin shows daily highs in 60's, so why not go there? Of course if col rain comes that...
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