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Forum: Road warriors 11-30-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,295
Posted By Tiago
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/11/30/204e07f...

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/11/30/204e07f65670e9c8176507d4aa698dc5.jpg

Is an amazing machine, loving it to bits [emoji2]
Forum: Thumpers 10-11-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 13,539
Posted By Tiago
Actually, and bear in mind I haven't seen the...

Actually, and bear in mind I haven't seen the bike, I believe the fuel cap is at the back of the seat, as the underseat fuel tank is a AJP hallmark. That would be coherent with the rest of their line.
Forum: Thumpers 09-30-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 13,539
Posted By Tiago
Well, they have a US distributor

Well, they have a US distributor
Forum: Thumpers 09-30-2014, 02:36 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 13,539
Posted By Tiago
Ajp pr7

This thing is supposedly being shown to the public today...

http://i61.tinypic.com/9jm9ld.jpg

Is that a 660 mill I spy in there?
Forum: Road warriors 09-26-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,295
Posted By Tiago
Thanks acap650. From what I gather, this one,...

Thanks acap650. From what I gather, this one, like most W650s in Portugal, has been imported from the UK at some point in time. I doubt those would have cruiser style bars, but this one is actually...
Forum: Road warriors 09-26-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,295
Posted By Tiago
Well, the tires are brand new, the bike gets an...

Well, the tires are brand new, the bike gets an overhaul, and the dealer tossed in a one-year warranty on it. I find that pretty agreeable with. Plus, it looks even better with the chromed rack :evil
Forum: Road warriors 09-25-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,295
Posted By Tiago
Nah. They are rare as hen's teeth, and of the...

Nah. They are rare as hen's teeth, and of the three on sale this morning in that city, all were gone by 4 pm.
Forum: Road warriors 09-25-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,295
Posted By Tiago
Hunted it is. Bought this sweet 650. Very,...

Hunted it is.

Bought this sweet 650. Very, very, very excited with it :)
Picking it up next Wednesday after a general overhaul and clearing the paperwork.

Ah, it comes with a rear rack, which...
Forum: Road warriors 09-24-2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,295
Posted By Tiago
Well, supposedly, on paper, there isn't much...

Well, supposedly, on paper, there isn't much difference. It does appear that after you uncork the W800 it becomes a fair bit livelier.

On the other hand, the major difference is that I can get 2...
Forum: Thumpers 09-24-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 4,308
Views: 540,030
Posted By Tiago
You might be better off buying new plastics....

You might be better off buying new plastics. That, or vinyl-wrapping them, if that's your thing.
Forum: Road warriors 09-24-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,295
Posted By Tiago
Question Kawasaki W800 vs W650 - Advice, please!

Ok, so I'm about to see/ride one of each back to back tomorrow afternoon (actually, probably two W650s). One of them will definitively come home with me.

Lightly used W650 vs. brand spanking new...
Forum: Vendors 09-13-2014, 02:26 AM
Replies: 2,308
Views: 773,863
Posted By Tiago
Ok, so when I got my Caribou case I was left a...

Ok, so when I got my Caribou case I was left a bit in doubt regarding the size of the 35 Liter Pelican and how it would fit my G650GS.

I rolled both mine and my brother's old-gen F650GS out of the...
Forum: Vendors 09-07-2014, 02:12 AM
Replies: 2,308
Views: 773,863
Posted By Tiago
It's been an incredibly hectic week, so my...

It's been an incredibly hectic week, so my apologies to Roger for the late reply. He sorted everything out, I finally got my case on the past Thursday, assembled it last week and I'm very impressed....
Forum: Vendors 08-26-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 2,308
Views: 773,863
Posted By Tiago
E-mail sent, thanks!

E-mail sent, thanks!
Forum: Vendors 08-26-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 2,308
Views: 773,863
Posted By Tiago
Pissed I just had the weirdest experience - I've ordered...

I just had the weirdest experience - I've ordered a top case from Caribou cases and it has been held up on customs for two weeks week. After much badgering of the people in customs, I just found out...
Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 4,308
Views: 540,030
Posted By Tiago
Thanks mate! By the way, I just bought a...

Thanks mate!

By the way, I just bought a mint 2003 F650GS for my younger brother, looks exactly like the one on sale a few posts back. Awesome bikes.
Forum: Thumpers 08-11-2014, 04:49 AM
Replies: 4,308
Views: 540,030
Posted By Tiago
Thanks guavadue! It's a shame that you (and...

Thanks guavadue!

It's a shame that you (and probably the shop as well) are about 5,000 miles away from me, otherwise I'd be picking your brains out.

http://i62.tinypic.com/11ujogo.jpg

I'll...
Forum: Thumpers 08-10-2014, 02:03 AM
Replies: 4,308
Views: 540,030
Posted By Tiago
I'm throwing my 2 cents here. I'm 6ft1" and I...

I'm throwing my 2 cents here. I'm 6ft1" and I prefer the stock windshield and no turbulence around my helmet to having better wind protection for the torso and having the wind knock my skull around....
Forum: Thumpers 08-07-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 4,308
Views: 540,030
Posted By Tiago
I wonder if any inmate can help me with this -...

I wonder if any inmate can help me with this - I'm considering installing Intiminators to sort out the front end on my 2012 G650GS. Now the shop manual for the old F650GS indicated that the fork oil...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-03-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 361
Views: 57,394
Posted By Tiago
I'll give it a stab: ...

I'll give it a stab:

http://i59.tinypic.com/29qlfm0.jpg
Alvo Natural Park, northern Portugal

http://i62.tinypic.com/iefspd.jpg
Same park, between Vila Real and Lamas de Olo.
...
Forum: Thumpers 08-01-2014, 05:08 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,019
Posted By Tiago
Sorry for this necroposting, but I can tell you...

Sorry for this necroposting, but I can tell you that it dramatically improved the handling and behaviour of my old Sportster. I am eagerly awaiting what they'll do to my G650GS.
Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2014, 01:30 AM
Replies: 4,308
Views: 540,030
Posted By Tiago
Perhaps more so in the US than in Europe. My...

Perhaps more so in the US than in Europe. My motorcycle went it for the annual check-up and it cost me EUR 122 at the official dealer. That included changing of all fluids, labor, full check on the...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-10-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 10,515
Views: 3,463,737
Posted By Tiago
My 2001 Blackbird

A short ride to the nearby hills this afternoon

http://i141.photobucket.com/albums/r65/Gazaam/Blackbird/photo3.jpg

http://i141.photobucket.com/albums/r65/Gazaam/Blackbird/photo4.jpg
...
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 4,308
Views: 540,030
Posted By Tiago
You guys are spoiled. Try sitting your ass on a...

You guys are spoiled. Try sitting your ass on a stock HD Nightster for two years. Every subsequent seat will feel like a throne.
Forum: Road warriors 03-02-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 56,592
Posted By Tiago
New to me 2001 XX with 26k miles on the clock....

New to me 2001 XX with 26k miles on the clock. Apart from needing a new rear tyre and a small scratch on the fuel tank, the thing is perfect

I'll take better photos as soon as the hurricane-like...
Forum: Road warriors 02-08-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,371
Posted By Tiago
Portugal - I'm pretty sure the absurd EU...

Portugal - I'm pretty sure the absurd EU legislation make sure they spike it with come crap too, but not to the point where I've heard anything regarding gas tanks swelling.
Forum: Road warriors 02-08-2014, 03:49 AM
Replies: 1,498
Views: 321,740
Posted By Tiago
Actually, that's a Hawker Hurricane...

Actually, that's a Hawker Hurricane (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hawker_hurricane), not a Supermarine Spitfire (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Supermarine_Spitfire) :nod

Two amazing machines,...
Forum: Road warriors 02-08-2014, 01:49 AM
Replies: 294
Views: 44,061
Posted By Tiago
Got one of those - boring as f*** on the slab....

Got one of those - boring as f*** on the slab. Get it into crap, twisty roads, or a nice dirt fire road with the proper tires and it becomes an entirely different experience, and will munch mile...
Forum: Road warriors 02-08-2014, 01:17 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,371
Posted By Tiago
You are quite right - big-ass thumbs made me type...

You are quite right - big-ass thumbs made me type 2002 rather than 2006. Fixed it.

I'm not scared of having to be caring about it - I thing of it as half the fun, as long as I don't need a PhD in...
Forum: Road warriors 02-07-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,371
Posted By Tiago
Thanks for all the input so far - I'll be seeing...

Thanks for all the input so far - I'll be seeing A next week (if it hasn't been sold by then). The S2R is lovely, but it is more expensive...

- T.
Forum: Road warriors 02-07-2014, 03:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,371
Posted By Tiago
I've been labeled a tinkerer by more than a few -...

I've been labeled a tinkerer by more than a few - I've pretty much torn apart my Sportster and reassembled it again, did the same to my also gone XR600. Hell, I've even built one of my own bass...
Forum: Road warriors 02-07-2014, 02:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,371
Posted By Tiago
Advice on Monster-o-logy

Hi

I've been eyeballing a Ducati Monster as a second bike for a while now. After looking around at the local classifieds sites, I've found:

A - A 2001 Monster 900, 40000 km (about 25k miles),...
Forum: Thumpers 11-08-2013, 02:51 AM
Replies: 4,308
Views: 540,030
Posted By Tiago
What he said. I've had a 1200 cc Sportster, an...

What he said. I've had a 1200 cc Sportster, an XR600 and ended up replacing both with the G650GS, which is exactly that - versatile, and just plain fun on backroads. It's good enough that the only...
Forum: Thumpers 11-03-2013, 03:13 PM
Replies: 4,308
Views: 540,030
Posted By Tiago
Not quite sure if I can post the link to another...

Not quite sure if I can post the link to another Forum, but with some Google-Fu it is easy enough to find. Mind you, I was aiming at the TT, since it's easy enough to get, although I'd like to know...
Forum: Thumpers 11-03-2013, 09:35 AM
Replies: 4,308
Views: 540,030
Posted By Tiago
Although this question must have been posted a...

Although this question must have been posted a zillion times, what do you guys recommend as a good, reasonably heavy duty Bashplate? - I remember seeing Colebatch recommending anything not BMW nor...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-28-2013, 02:10 PM
Replies: 10,515
Views: 3,463,737
Posted By Tiago
Went from this... ...

Went from this...
http://i40.tinypic.com/akbvra.jpg

to this...
http://i40.tinypic.com/atp75f.jpg

I keep reigning myself in not to fork out on another bike...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-28-2013, 01:43 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 22,610
Posted By Tiago
BMW G650GS ...

BMW G650GS
http://bmwmcmag.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/10/G650GS-Sertao-01.jpg

Land Rover Defender...
Forum: Thumpers 05-22-2013, 03:19 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 13,948
Posted By Tiago
One of the most fun bikes I ever rode, I was...

One of the most fun bikes I ever rode, I was cacking manically inside my helmet while riding it. Dealer wasn't to keen on doing anything but sticker price, and for 2k more the GS650 made more sense.
Forum: Battle scooters 05-22-2013, 03:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 913
Posted By Tiago
Not sure, it was still there on Monday, so...

Not sure, it was still there on Monday, so probably at least until this weekend.
Forum: Battle scooters 05-20-2013, 02:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 913
Posted By Tiago
Right here...

Right here (https://maps.google.pt/?ll=41.297139,-7.734804&spn=0.00719,0.013797&t=h&z=16) :D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D
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