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Forum: Trip Planning 04-06-2013, 04:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,891
Posted By Heino
Hey Uwe, I'm Heinrich a German fellow. :D ...

Hey Uwe, I'm Heinrich a German fellow. :D

Last year I traveled the US for six months. I started in San Francisco, went to the east coast and then back to SF. Wheatwhacker from this forum helped me...
Forum: Face plant 12-06-2012, 02:05 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,009
Posted By Heino
Plate would have saved me, appropriate tires...

Plate would have saved me, appropriate tires would have been nice as well.. Well, in the end that's why you call it an adventure. From a financial point of view this accident has paid off. From a fun...
Forum: Face plant 10-22-2012, 10:20 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,009
Posted By Heino
Ha, looks like you can weld the broken off part...

Ha, looks like you can weld the broken off part back on! If the welder now would not have stripped the thread, everything would be perfect. Anyway, this and some spare oil in the topcase should get...
Forum: Face plant 10-20-2012, 09:41 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,009
Posted By Heino
Yay, after a long bumpy ride the bike is back in...

Yay, after a long bumpy ride the bike is back in civilization!



I think it's the return side. Blocking off might work, I don't remember how exactly the other side looks. We'll have a closer...
Forum: Face plant 10-19-2012, 09:09 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,009
Posted By Heino
Doug, one of your numbers was successful!...

Doug, one of your numbers was successful! Awesome! Now I can go check out the bars here in town and actually have a drink instead of asking random people for help. :1drink

The part that is broken...
Forum: Face plant 10-19-2012, 05:43 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,009
Posted By Heino
I might be able to JB weld it, bypassing won't...

I might be able to JB weld it, bypassing won't work. But the problem is, the bike is about 90 miles away from me.
Forum: Face plant 10-19-2012, 05:38 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,009
Posted By Heino
Back to no tow at all for now. The local company...

Back to no tow at all for now. The local company wants $2400, the insurance's $4000 and the insurance only covers up to $800. Guess I'm back where I started this morning..
Forum: Face plant 10-19-2012, 04:03 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,009
Posted By Heino
Thanks for all your advice. Talked to the...

Thanks for all your advice. Talked to the insurance, told them what happened and they're sending a tow truck. It was a hassle. I don't have cell service, we got disconnected about 5 times. I called...
Forum: Face plant 10-18-2012, 11:19 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,009
Posted By Heino
problem is: bike's in there, I'm out here (Lone...

problem is: bike's in there, I'm out here (Lone Pine). I don't think I can coincidentially find somebody who is headed that way. I was waiting by the bike for about 20 hours (including yesterday's...
Forum: Face plant 10-18-2012, 11:11 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,009
Posted By Heino
Bike wrecked, insurance question

Hey,

I guess I totaled my bike yesterday in a very stupid way: I came down south pass into Saline Valley in Death Valley NP and hit a rock that just chopped the oil inlet from the oil cooler on...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 09-30-2012, 04:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,456
Posted By Heino
Used that quite a lot on my trip so far....

Used that quite a lot on my trip so far. Unfortunately nobody from Moab signed up there..
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 09-29-2012, 04:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,456
Posted By Heino
Thanks for all your help. I finally brought the...

Thanks for all your help. I finally brought the bike to Arrowhead Motorsports. Fred (the owner) already took everything apart. He also ordered the parts from Davis service, they are going to ship it...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 09-29-2012, 12:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,456
Posted By Heino
mylsmkj, thanks for the offer, pm is on the way. ...

mylsmkj, thanks for the offer, pm is on the way.

The towing company (Nations Towing) charged me $200 per hour and it was just a guy in a truck with a bike trailer. It was just above 1.5h from the...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 09-28-2012, 10:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,456
Posted By Heino
Thanks so much! Right now I just hope I can get...

Thanks so much! Right now I just hope I can get on the road again soon. Replacing the clutch will probably be a cheap deal compared to what towing cost..
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 09-28-2012, 10:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,456
Posted By Heino
Yep, got stuck and used it a lot trying to get...

Yep, got stuck and used it a lot trying to get out of there. It was sandy as well.. Just below 70k miles, that's why I wouldn't be too surprised if it was all done..
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 09-28-2012, 09:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,456
Posted By Heino
It's like the clutch is pulled all the time,...

It's like the clutch is pulled all the time, sometimes it was slipping a little but not so much anymore. I couldn't remove the sprocket cover, because the the stock tool kit doesn't include the...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 09-28-2012, 09:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,456
Posted By Heino
Stuck in Moab, need clutch for Vstrom

Hey guys!

I think I blew my clutch today in Onion Creek, after paying $600 to the towing company I'm now in Moab, staying at the Canyonlands Campground watching a highschool football match. My...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-21-2012, 04:01 PM
Replies: 3,285
Views: 186,746
Posted By Heino
Hey, I'm touring the US for six months and in NY...

Hey, I'm touring the US for six months and in NY right now. My girlfriend and I are staying with David and Francine who told us about your weekly meeting. We'll come by around 8 unless you tell me...
Forum: Americas 05-28-2012, 02:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,128
Posted By Heino
Hehe, I'm in SF right now and will probably leave...

Hehe, I'm in SF right now and will probably leave for the trip tomorrow. I already did a short trip to the Sierras (Tahoe, Yosemite..) last week. I'm really looking forward to leaving!
Forum: Americas 04-12-2012, 02:09 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,017
Posted By Heino
I'm the German traveler :D and Martin is about...

I'm the German traveler :D and Martin is about the most helpful person I have met. His garage is filled with my stuff that I had sent to his house (and a bike, of course) right now. Dealing with him...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 03-25-2012, 03:33 AM
Replies: 1,242
Sticky: TetS
Views: 111,838
Posted By Heino
Also got this doc. Thank you!

Also got this doc. Thank you!
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 03-25-2012, 03:32 AM
Replies: 1,449
Sticky: Tet
Views: 140,282
Posted By Heino
Hey Chip, Got the pdf. Thanks!

Hey Chip,

Got the pdf. Thanks!
Forum: Americas 03-20-2012, 02:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,128
Posted By Heino
Thank you for the input and your kind offer! I...

Thank you for the input and your kind offer! I will get in touch when I'm approaching Michigan!
Forum: Americas 03-19-2012, 05:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,128
Posted By Heino
Well the bike is bought and the flights are...

Well the bike is bought and the flights are booked. I will arrive in SF on May 8th and leave November 7th. I want to be at Yellowstone early to mid June, Great Lakes beginning of July, New York mid...
Forum: Americas 02-15-2012, 01:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,128
Posted By Heino
Thanks again for all your offers and advice! It's...

Thanks again for all your offers and advice! It's really good to meet so many nice and helpful people! I already regret that I can't bring German beer for all of you :D
Forum: Americas 02-12-2012, 05:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,128
Posted By Heino
Thanks guys! That's just the kind of information...

Thanks guys! That's just the kind of information I was looking for! I made a smaller adjustement to the route due to Kent's suggestions. I'm curious which route I will take in the end.



I will...
Forum: Americas 02-11-2012, 10:13 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,128
Posted By Heino
6 months USA, starting in May/June

Hey, I'm Heinrich, 26 years old and currently studying physics in the beautiful city of Düsseldorf, Germany. I will finish my studies in April and after six years of not leaving the country for more...
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