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Forum: Ride reports 12-03-2012, 05:06 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 17,459
Posted By hawkpilot2
Nancy, thanks for the great report. I could have...

Nancy, thanks for the great report. I could have never summed it up so well. Sure am missing it now! I hope to get a video together over Christmas.....you'll be the first to see it....

Dan
Forum: Europe 10-17-2012, 02:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 341
Posted By hawkpilot2
Sorry, it is getting late here, I thought it was...

Sorry, it is getting late here, I thought it was the whole bike....the motor should be easy....I sent you a PM
Forum: Europe 10-17-2012, 01:49 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,455
Posted By hawkpilot2
Looks like a great route!

My Son and I rode with Nancy this summer from Bulgaria to Portugal and back to Italy and she does know what she is doing and is very experienced. She had all her bases covered and is definitely ...
Forum: Europe 10-17-2012, 01:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 341
Posted By hawkpilot2
Is it a US Spec or EUR? I think it is probably...

Is it a US Spec or EUR? I think it is probably too late, but I am moving back to the US and the movers come next week. They are packing my four bikes up. The only catch is they are all US Spec. so...
Forum: Equipment 09-08-2012, 06:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,234
Posted By hawkpilot2
I bought one prior to a 6,500 mile trip through...

I bought one prior to a 6,500 mile trip through southern Europe. I have to say it is one of the best purchases I made.

I had to park on many different surfaces and slopes. I can't tell you how...
Forum: Europe 04-18-2012, 11:34 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 9,634
Posted By hawkpilot2
25

Yes that is fine. I was typing that last night at 1am.....I will be in a hotel 25-28. The upcoming weekend would be better. But I can join the conf. on the 25th. I am afraid though that my...
Forum: Europe 04-17-2012, 03:02 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 9,634
Posted By hawkpilot2
Route to Sofia

I was planning on a two day drive to Sofia, it is about 16 hours on the autobahn. I may have a few extra days for an alternate route, it just depends on what final days for the main trip are going...
Forum: Europe 04-12-2012, 12:09 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 9,634
Posted By hawkpilot2
Are you planning on riding from London to the...

Are you planning on riding from London to the start point? I am about the half way point if that is the case....
Forum: GS Boxers 02-05-2012, 09:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,485
Posted By hawkpilot2
You must not be looking too hard, you just missed...

You must not be looking too hard, you just missed a great 2007 GSA in the Stars and Stripes that has been for sale the last few weeks. Friend of mine just bought it....Good luck, I have not seen...
Forum: Europe 02-02-2012, 12:20 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 9,634
Posted By hawkpilot2
Once we get the dates sorted out it would be 2-3...

Once we get the dates sorted out it would be 2-3 days prior. It looks about 18 hours if I recall. I was just planning on autobahn to Sofia. If you want ride down with me that is no problem. It's...
Forum: Europe 01-12-2012, 02:04 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 9,634
Posted By hawkpilot2
Finished mapping the route

I finished mapping the proposed route. Looks like a few days will have to change, although the routes were based on no tolls and avoiding hwys.

Dan
Forum: Europe 12-27-2011, 02:44 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 9,634
Posted By hawkpilot2
Rough maps of entire route

Day 1 Leave Sofia and head to southern Serbia. First stop lake near Surdulica. 120KM. Gorgeous ride around lake. Next stop Djavolja Varos (west from Leskovac) valley similar to cappadocia in Turkey....
Forum: Europe 12-23-2011, 04:21 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 9,634
Posted By hawkpilot2
Adam, thanks for posting the information. Sorry...

Adam, thanks for posting the information. Sorry we missed you. Nancy scheduled the next Conference call in April, but perhaps we can talk sooner. We are working on some maps and a few other things...
Forum: Europe 12-20-2011, 12:28 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 9,634
Posted By hawkpilot2
I am very interested in this trip. Looks like...

I am very interested in this trip. Looks like you have had some great adventures with many more to come.

I live in Germany and would ride to Sofia a few days before. July and Aug are very...
Forum: Europe 12-06-2011, 12:45 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 30,922
Posted By hawkpilot2
Count me in.

Count me in.
Forum: Europe 11-16-2011, 12:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,375
Posted By hawkpilot2
I was there last weekend with the wife and we...

I was there last weekend with the wife and we almost got robbed. We were very aware but still almost got robbed. We were coming out of a subway station, not too crowded. There was a disabled person...
Forum: Europe 08-10-2011, 03:38 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 55,660
Posted By hawkpilot2
100 Euro plus the shipping cost. Yes, I will...

100 Euro plus the shipping cost. Yes, I will send them to Greece however you want them shipped....DHL, UPS, German Postal ETC.
Forum: Europe 08-01-2011, 11:11 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 55,660
Posted By hawkpilot2
New Metzelers for Sale

Brand new set of Metzelers, never used for sale or trade (TKC 80s) or something good, make me an offer.

110 / 80 / R 19 TL Karoo 2
150 / 70 R 17 TL Karoo 2

These will fit a R1200GSA or other...
Forum: Europe 06-17-2011, 04:47 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 30,922
Posted By hawkpilot2
Great Time

Thanks for putting this on again Martin. It was great to hang with all you guys again. Look forward to next years meeting!:D
Forum: Europe 06-09-2011, 04:15 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 30,922
Posted By hawkpilot2
Talking Friday at Last

Just got the route done. Looks like we'll arrive around 3-4pm. We will leave Ansbach and drive mostly B Roads.

See you then! :freaky

Dan GS 1200 ADV (hawkpilot2)
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Forum: Europe 05-24-2011, 05:56 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 30,922
Posted By hawkpilot2
Nice!

Nice!
Forum: GS Boxers 03-27-2011, 05:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 613
Posted By hawkpilot2
This out of the Repair Manual R 1200 GS ADV...

This out of the Repair Manual R 1200 GS ADV (0390) (USA) (5nd edition, 6/2010)



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Forum: Europe 03-09-2011, 12:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 469
Posted By hawkpilot2
Got space

I live here in Ansbach. I have tools and garage space. Right now waiting on Wilbers to finish install on my GS. If you can wait till you're down here I am more than happy to help. I think we met at...
Forum: Europe 12-28-2010, 04:48 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 8,544
Posted By hawkpilot2
Ansbach

About 2 Hours away in Ansbach.
Forum: Europe 12-24-2010, 06:04 AM
Replies: 264
Views: 18,817
Posted By hawkpilot2
Yup, count me in.

Yup, count me in.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-31-2010, 04:34 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 24,863
Posted By hawkpilot2
For those of us that are out of warranty, is it...

For those of us that are out of warranty, is it possible to do this repair/replacement ourselves?
Forum: GS Boxers 07-31-2010, 06:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,809
Posted By hawkpilot2
Esso

The gas we get on the military bases and off base is from Exxon or Esso as it is know here in Germany.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-31-2010, 02:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,809
Posted By hawkpilot2
I have a 2009 Adv and have had the strip replaced...

I have a 2009 Adv and have had the strip replaced twice under warranty. It is a US spec bike only ridden here in Europe (Germany). So I doubt it is the US Fuel......

My buddy I ride with also...
Forum: Europe 06-15-2010, 02:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,776
Posted By hawkpilot2
Msf

splyr500, the MSF is contracted out here in Germany to Action Team Motorrad. During the summer there are a lot of classes for both BRC and ERC, and they have a sport bike course. You can attend the...
Forum: Europe 05-23-2010, 01:42 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 18,817
Posted By hawkpilot2
Great Time

I agree, great time. Also sorry could not stay longer. Look forward to the next one! It was great to meet everyone.
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Forum: GS Boxers 01-16-2010, 05:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 427
Posted By hawkpilot2
My 09 ADV takes a few minutes to read. Normally...

My 09 ADV takes a few minutes to read. Normally the front tire reads pretty quick, but the rear seems to take 10-15 minutes before it displays. I do not get the yellow triangle though.

Dan
Forum: Europe 01-16-2010, 05:20 AM
Replies: 264
Views: 18,817
Posted By hawkpilot2
The DOD contracts with the Motorrad Action team...

The DOD contracts with the Motorrad Action team to teach all the MSF courses here in Europe. Go to IMCOM Europe http://www.imcom-europe.army.mil/sites/management/so_atstp.asp site and and you will...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-10-2010, 03:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,080
Posted By hawkpilot2
That sounds like the same thing that happend to...

That sounds like the same thing that happend to my 09 with 11k on it. I talked to the shop and it will be covered under warranty. Just waiting for the weather to get a bit better. Once the beast...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-19-2009, 05:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 670
Posted By hawkpilot2
Question Oil Leak under rear shock on 1200 ADV

Hi, was moving my 09 1200 ADV (11000 miles) around the garage today and later noticed a spot of oil under the location of the ESA. I have not ridden the bike for about 3 weeks. The temp in the garage...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-03-2009, 05:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 842
Posted By hawkpilot2
Just for looks

After talking to guys at the Touratech factory and Höenig, they say they are pretty much just for looks. I am pretty sure you would be looking at a lot more serious issues if you did something to...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-03-2009, 05:18 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 49,233
Posted By hawkpilot2
I live here in Germany and one shop I asked about...

I live here in Germany and one shop I asked about getting this tire said that maybe in March. <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>
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Forum: GS Boxers 08-20-2009, 11:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,230
Posted By hawkpilot2
I have the same kit on my 09 ADV. I have about .5...

I have the same kit on my 09 ADV. I have about .5 inches on each side. I think you have the wrong part number possibly.
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