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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 11:01 AM
Replies: 7,304
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Posted By hasenwerk
Vinyl wrap is what I personally would do. This...

Vinyl wrap is what I personally would do. This way when it comes time to sell the bike you can pull it off and have 'fresh' panels and a bike that is at factory spec and not to your taste or...
Forum: Thumpers 10-03-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 4,175
Views: 494,264
Posted By hasenwerk
I have a TT Rallye skid plate and I don't like...

I have a TT Rallye skid plate and I don't like the fact that it wasn't waterproof and didn't offer protection for the water pump - so I made one better!
...
Forum: Thumpers 10-03-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 7,304
Views: 965,002
Posted By hasenwerk
Looks like that happened just outside of Prince...

Looks like that happened just outside of Prince George BC in my neck of the woods! :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 10-02-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 4,175
Views: 494,264
Posted By hasenwerk
https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-l2VcKwIkLT4/U4J...

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-l2VcKwIkLT4/U4JMQ4rlI7I/AAAAAAAAR3E/GAqppXYey5Q/w1096-h822-no/20140525_130155.jpg


Yes - self made!


Ingrid insists the bike in Magenta and not Pink - she...
Forum: Thumpers 10-02-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 15,609
Views: 1,837,479
Posted By hasenwerk
Ditto on that... seems a little light to me too.

Ditto on that... seems a little light to me too.
Forum: Thumpers 09-29-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 4,175
Views: 494,264
Posted By hasenwerk
Go vinyl wrap - my wife really like her Dakar...

Go vinyl wrap - my wife really like her Dakar now! Total cost was $250 and if we sell the bike it comes off and back to the boring silver.
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Forum: Thumpers 09-24-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 7,304
Views: 965,002
Posted By hasenwerk
Perhaps the 650 Gobi or the 650 Taklimakan ?...

Perhaps the 650 Gobi or the 650 Taklimakan ? :wink:
Forum: Canada 09-24-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 8,651
Posted By hasenwerk
So broke your leg with soft luggage... that's...

So broke your leg with soft luggage... that's supposed to be one of the reasons to get it? How much worse do you feel you would have been if you had metallic boxes instead? Gotta love the rutted...
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 4,175
Views: 494,264
Posted By hasenwerk
Those are interesting bags - never saw them...

Those are interesting bags - never saw them before, but I think they might be a tad small at 20L each especially if you are used to the capacity of the TT boxes.

After a lot of research I bought...
Forum: Vendors 09-03-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,064
Posted By hasenwerk
End of season / wife has cancer, aux tank sale

We discussed this last winter and there was great enthusiasm so I built them... 6L auxiliary fuel tank for the BMW 650 GS / Dakar / Sertao from 2000 to 2015. Between my wife and I we have put 25.000...
Forum: Thumpers 09-03-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 4,175
Views: 494,264
Posted By hasenwerk
End of season / wife has cancer, aux tank sale

We discussed this last winter and there was great enthusiasm so I built them... 6L auxiliary fuel tank for the BMW 650 GS / Dakar / Sertao from 2000 to 2015. Between my wife and I we have put 25.000...
Forum: Thumpers 09-03-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 15,609
Views: 1,837,479
Posted By hasenwerk
End of season / wife has cancer, aux tank sale

We discussed this last winter and there was great enthusiasm so I built them... 6L auxiliary fuel tank for the BMW 650 GS / Dakar / Sertao from 2000 to 2015. Between my wife and I we have put 25.000...
Forum: Thumpers 09-03-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 7,304
Views: 965,002
Posted By hasenwerk
End of season / wife has cancer, aux tank sale

We discussed this last winter and there was great enthusiasm so I built them... 6L auxiliary fuel tank for the BMW 650 GS / Dakar / Sertao from 2000 to 2015. Between my wife and I we have put 25.000...
Forum: Canada 08-29-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 8,651
Posted By hasenwerk
For those who want to know it's a very grey, wet...

For those who want to know it's a very grey, wet rainy day in Quesnel and more than likely a lot worse in Barkerville
Forum: Thumpers 08-25-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 15,609
Views: 1,837,479
Posted By hasenwerk
I am in the same boat as you - I have the pivot...

I am in the same boat as you - I have the pivot pegs and I don't like them as they move. The Dakar has the Touratech rallye pegs - they are better but I would like something just a tad bigger and...
Forum: Thumpers 08-25-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 7,304
Views: 965,002
Posted By hasenwerk
I had a fantastic ride today - It's first time...

I had a fantastic ride today - It's first time taking the Sertao on some rough forest service roads and beyond. The 48mm KYB forks from a 2004 Yamaha YZ 450 performed flawlessly. I hit pot holes full...
Forum: Canada 08-21-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,529
Posted By hasenwerk
It came in under the witness protection program -...

It came in under the witness protection program - the VIN was swapped to a 1960s beetle...
Forum: Canada 08-21-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 8,651
Posted By hasenwerk
Perhaps my ADD is getting the better of me, but...

Perhaps my ADD is getting the better of me, but what's the "official" plan for this ride now? I would certainly be interested in joining in for a bit if we are swinging past Quesnel.
Forum: Thumpers 08-21-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 7,304
Views: 965,002
Posted By hasenwerk
The vendor that sells Mitas tires (...

The vendor that sells Mitas tires ( http://www.mx1canada.com ) became a JT dealer so this is where I got the JT sprokets from and they sell this mfg of chain. What can I say - it's my first X-ring...
Forum: Thumpers 08-21-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 7,304
Views: 965,002
Posted By hasenwerk
I haven't used JT chains - the Dakar is sporting...

I haven't used JT chains - the Dakar is sporting DID I think... the Sertao has a CZ Chain "gold" X-ring ...
Forum: Thumpers 08-21-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 7,304
Views: 965,002
Posted By hasenwerk
I have had JT on my Dakar for years now and as of...

I have had JT on my Dakar for years now and as of the other week on my Sertao with no issues and no regrets.
Forum: Thumpers 08-21-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 7,304
Views: 965,002
Posted By hasenwerk
Totally normal wear for BMW, so says the BMW...

Totally normal wear for BMW, so says the BMW dealer here (warranty escape clause I am sure)... mine looked worse after 6000km! JT sprocket on there now!
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Forum: Thumpers 08-16-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 4,175
Views: 494,264
Posted By hasenwerk
My bike without panniers on gets 4 liters per 100...

My bike without panniers on gets 4 liters per 100 and with and loaded about 4.7
Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 7,304
Views: 965,002
Posted By hasenwerk
I haven't bought TKC 80s in years. I do have...

I haven't bought TKC 80s in years. I do have Mitas E-09s on there now but the fastest I will constantly go is about 110 to 115km/h - never had any wobble on the front end (or back for that matter),...
Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 7,304
Views: 965,002
Posted By hasenwerk
To be honest, my bike so far has been 98% highway...

To be honest, my bike so far has been 98% highway use and I would not go back to the original suspension - totally totally smooth and stress free riding with the YZ setup (0.54 springs, custom shim...
Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 5,080
Views: 693,248
Posted By hasenwerk
Mine is really close as in one bolt is above the...

Mine is really close as in one bolt is above the plastic and one bolt is below the plastic but it does clear! 2004 450F lower on mine with a 10mm spacer.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-13-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 249
Views: 102,794
Posted By hasenwerk
I just HAD to get the new farkles home! ...

I just HAD to get the new farkles home!

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-Vg5APutLqho/U7wpAPmhxrI/AAAAAAAAS_U/HV-QDNU9-lo/w1278-h959-no/20140708_102245.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 7,304
Views: 965,002
Posted By hasenwerk
Install a Yamaha YZ front end on your Dakar - can...

Install a Yamaha YZ front end on your Dakar - can be "done right" for well under a grand and you can sell off the original parts to almost break even.
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Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 5,080
Views: 693,248
Posted By hasenwerk
Are you using a 426 or 450 triple? The extra...

Are you using a 426 or 450 triple? The extra height of the 450 might allow enough to clear the fairing - was perfect on mine!
Forum: Vendors 08-11-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,064
Posted By hasenwerk
Can you send me some measurements - preferably in...

Can you send me some measurements - preferably in centimeters?

1 - Mounting bolt center (above the licence plate) to the edge of the pannier bracket.
2 - Distance from the above point on the...
Forum: Thumpers 08-09-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 7,304
Views: 965,002
Posted By hasenwerk
Wrap I think is the way to go - inexpensive and...

Wrap I think is the way to go - inexpensive and if your choice in color isn't the next persons choice it just comes off with a little bit of work and a pristine original paint will be there!

My...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-08-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,347
Posted By hasenwerk
Montana - Big Sky Country

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-QO65Ox-3gb8/U7iHhOJ8kmI/AAAAAAAAS48/lTnLawsXUv0/w1278-h852-no/20140703_124947.jpg
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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-08-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,347
Posted By hasenwerk
Saskatchewan - Land of living skys

This summer's road trip - Saskatchewan leg

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-oCSUF7O0GrA/U7iAAUrRzdI/AAAAAAAASoQ/bL1ujI3xBmY/w1278-h852-no/20140623_120139.jpg
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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-08-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 1,946
Views: 1,081,764
Posted By hasenwerk
Me and the OPP this summer south of Timmons ON......

Me and the OPP this summer south of Timmons ON... why why why is this road 80 km/h ? The OPP was nice to let me go with a kind warning... :D
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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-08-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 7,904
Views: 7,332,282
Posted By hasenwerk
This is my beautiful wife Ingrid with her 2006...

This is my beautiful wife Ingrid with her 2006 BMW Dakar taken this summer on our cross Canada trip.
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Forum: Thumpers 08-08-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 4,175
Views: 494,264
Posted By hasenwerk
I would say it wasn't electrical as to a loose...

I would say it wasn't electrical as to a loose wire or something. Occasionally at idle my bike will start to surge a little looking for the correct idle speed - I think it gets caught up in this and...
Forum: Thumpers 08-07-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 4,175
Views: 494,264
Posted By hasenwerk
My 2013 Sertao has done that twice now at...

My 2013 Sertao has done that twice now at intersections - just riding along and have to put the clutch in for a second and then no more engine - hit the starter for three seconds or so and away it...
Forum: Thumpers 08-05-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 5,080
Views: 693,248
Posted By hasenwerk
My Sertao has the OE setup and my Dakar has the...

My Sertao has the OE setup and my Dakar has the 320 supermoto setup. I will take the OE setup for absolute 'gotta stop now' breaking. It has more to do with the pad compound than anything else,...
Forum: Thumpers 08-03-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 4,175
Views: 494,264
Posted By hasenwerk
On a recent trip to the USA on my Sertao with a...

On a recent trip to the USA on my Sertao with a kmh only speedometer, I found the simplest way to convert to mph was to think of a clock. 60 minutes is 100% of an hour, so 60mph is 100kmh, 30 mph is...
Forum: Thumpers 08-02-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 15,609
Views: 1,837,479
Posted By hasenwerk
I ran my 06 GS with a 21" front and a regular GS...

I ran my 06 GS with a 21" front and a regular GS shock in the rear for about two years - I had no issues at all with that configuration as far as stability is concerned.

Since then I installed YZ...
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