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Forum: Equipment 10-15-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 571
Views: 160,374
Posted By Teli Rides
3 Years and loving it!

I've had mine Safety L2 for almost 3 yrs and 35,000 km of riding ind all kinds of weather, on and off road... and I love the hell out of that suit, the waterproof outer shell its already showing...
Forum: Ride reports 09-23-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 559
Views: 154,293
Posted By Teli Rides
great Story Telling..

If you have time on the way back relax and smell the roses!!

Some friends have has good results by complaining directly to BMW Corporate Head Quarters, harassing them with e-mails telling your...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-22-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,383
Posted By Teli Rides
8

I gave it an 8,

The suspension leaves something to be desired, it has improved with the miles, but not as good out of the box as KTM or my former BMW. It still feel harsh on bad roads.

The...
Forum: Thumpers 07-08-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 22,235
Views: 2,718,928
Posted By Teli Rides
I changed my oil last weekend it had tiny bronze...

I changed my oil last weekend it had tiny bronze coloured metal shavings, not remotely as md as yours, but I'm interested in seeing which part is grinding itself to death....
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-18-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 66,607
Posted By Teli Rides
I hated it first .. the thing is growing on me

First couple times y took it out I absolutely hated the harsh suspension :puke1, so much, I thought to trade it in for other bike (the dealer where I bought it also carries KTM, :1drink), I...
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 448
Views: 156,505
Posted By Teli Rides
Dirty Oil

Hello

I always check the oil level after I get home and the bike is still at operating temperature , last time I noticed no oil in the sight glass, so I bought a quart of Motorex at the ...
Forum: Latin America 04-03-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 16,041
Posted By Teli Rides
Saludos desde el D.F.ctuoso que se organize la...

Saludos desde el D.F.ctuoso que se organize la reunión de inmates Mexas.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-27-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 701
Views: 73,096
Posted By Teli Rides
5'6", 30" Inseam, Yamaha Super Ten, and KTM...

5'6", 30" Inseam, Yamaha Super Ten, and KTM 690 E with a Lowering Link.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-19-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 418
Views: 69,452
Posted By Teli Rides
Question I'm short, so results may vary, on the high...

I'm short, so results may vary, on the high setting the windscreen protects me very well, so well that I don't get enough air through helmet vents, or can leave the visor up up to 80-90 km/h...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-19-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 418
Views: 69,452
Posted By Teli Rides
Gear Indicator is always on on the top side of...

Gear Indicator is always on on the top side of the right screen, One detail that seems silly to me is that when you action clutch lever, the Gear Indicator Displays "-"
So you still have to...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-18-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 394
Views: 95,623
Posted By Teli Rides
I see a mob of bikers with torches rioting...

I see a mob of bikers with torches rioting outside Yamaha dealerships for a A couple loose bolts! :rofl

lol have you read the 690 E thread?... KTMs are like high priced Escorts.... you'll...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-17-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 673
Views: 120,948
Posted By Teli Rides
2014 First Impressions

Hi,

I got my S-10 a couple weeks ago, I had $6,435 reasons for considering this bike this bike instead of 1200 GS LC I was lusting for, anyway I went to a yamaha dealer to check it out...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-12-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 32,779
Posted By Teli Rides
2014

Hi,

I just got the '14 S-10, I can say that the difference between "T" and "S" modes are like day and night on T the response is gentle and perfect for the city, it feels slower than my...
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2013, 12:39 PM
Replies: 22,235
Views: 2,718,928
Posted By Teli Rides
Going in 5ht - 5KRPM to 8 KRPM instantly, no increase of speed

This happened to me on a tar road on the way home, after doing a Gnarly single track and gravel roads.

When accelerating (not shifting) in 5th or 6th gear everything went fine until 5,000...
Forum: Ride reports 10-23-2013, 10:26 AM
Replies: 1,071
Views: 273,626
Posted By Teli Rides
Wow

Between this and the Baja Wan-Thousand! You are the true moto-heros! .. I want to be like you guys when I grow up :D

Thank you very much for the amazing report! If you happen to ride ...
Forum: Thumpers 08-19-2013, 04:50 PM
Replies: 22,235
Views: 2,718,928
Posted By Teli Rides
1 5/8" I also slid the forks 2cm. ...

1 5/8" I also slid the forks 2cm.

Cheers
ORM
Forum: Thumpers 08-19-2013, 03:02 PM
Replies: 22,235
Views: 2,718,928
Posted By Teli Rides
You'll do fine

Hi,

I'm about your height and a 30" isn inseam, I installed the lowering link, I'ts still an F'in tall bike for me, but I can put one ball of my foot down and are able to comfortably...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-26-2013, 03:48 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 31,039
Posted By Teli Rides
Hi I also have 30" inseam Option 1: ...

Hi

I also have 30" inseam

Option 1: Mount/dismount without the side stand down. I reckon this is easier with a 150 Kg Bike. Would I do it with a fully loaded 300 Kg GSA? maybe I'd give it...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-25-2013, 09:37 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 31,039
Posted By Teli Rides
I'm a convert to the one foot down aproach

I posted several months ago about my worries (outright terror) with the seat height... at the end I trusted an inmate's phrase (thank you Soph9) "seat height is a state of mind" I learned...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-02-2013, 05:43 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 31,039
Posted By Teli Rides
Question Hi Loutre, haha, no big deal just a...

Hi Loutre,

haha, no big deal just a series of hassles..... not even worth the pics, but long story short. Either I'm becoming a more "aggressive" rider or the Alloys on the F650 got worse,...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-01-2013, 05:12 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 31,039
Posted By Teli Rides
Thanks Fred, I already have a 650 twin stock...

Thanks Fred, I already have a 650 twin stock height... the thing with that are the alloy wheels, are a pain in the a** to repair (ask me how I know), besides they are ugly as sin.

I'm...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-01-2013, 11:52 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 31,039
Posted By Teli Rides
Would Hyperpro Short Spring work with 2013 ESA

Hi everyone, I'm considering upgrading my 650 twin with a 2013 800 GS, I know I can manage with only the low seat, but I'd be nice for comforts sake to have a additional inch lowering while...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-15-2012, 04:43 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 21,487
Posted By Teli Rides
is it or is it not...

Hi

Have no doubt it is a perfectly capable bike, I do not consider my self in anyway shape or form an expert biker, I still have way much to learn... But the bike is solid as they come.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-12-2012, 04:01 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 9,672
Posted By Teli Rides
I'm going for the 2013

My brain tells me its a better idea to get the 2012, for all the reasons mentioned on the thread, never the less I'm going with the '13 the more I look a the hi res pics, the more I like it...
...
Forum: Equipment 10-10-2012, 11:16 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 23,165
Posted By Teli Rides
Broken mount

Hello I bought the 38L topcase witht the steel plate adapter for the F650 twin, within a couple thousand miles the base plate developed cracks around the holes where you screw it to the bike. I...
Forum: Ride reports 08-13-2012, 12:21 PM
Replies: 2,816
Views: 1,991,496
Posted By Teli Rides
Thumb So cool to read from you

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Forum: Ride reports 07-23-2012, 02:13 PM
Replies: 2,816
Views: 1,991,496
Posted By Teli Rides
Awesome pics

As always great photographs :) I didn't realize how much I missed your reports until the latest batch of pictures.

Keep up the good work, hope to read you soon ! :clap
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-05-2012, 04:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,260
Posted By Teli Rides
Eek F650 twin, Indicated on the bike speedometer, gas...

F650 twin, Indicated on the bike speedometer, gas 200(ish) km/hr (125mph) measured with GPS 185 km/hr (114.9 mph )

Thats on a looong, straight, flat, new, empty road... definitely not a...
Forum: Ride reports 04-05-2012, 07:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,023
Posted By Teli Rides
Thumb Super, Have Fun

Great, there are many, many kms of twisty fun down there! I wish I had more time to explore when I went.

Cheers.
Forum: Ride reports 01-28-2012, 07:51 PM
Replies: 1,094
Views: 305,481
Posted By Teli Rides
Hey! & Thanks

I read your report last year, It was the first RR I read, and It was before buying my bike.

Dachary, I wanted t thank you you were an inspiration to get into this kind of...
Forum: Ride reports 01-12-2012, 12:05 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,010
Posted By Teli Rides
Amazing Place

Thanks for sharing, :clap Goto Islands definitely going to the Bucket List!

Cheers
Forum: Road warriors 12-28-2011, 04:25 PM
Replies: 375
Views: 53,696
Posted By Teli Rides
I'd like one but don't see my Harley friends wanting one.

I like Harleys, what has kept me away from them is that there is not a truly modern one in terms of handling(suspension, brakes) or comfort on long days on crappy roads.

The XR1200 ...
Forum: Latin America 12-28-2011, 09:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,048
Posted By Teli Rides
Touaregs

Hola,

Como estas? ya estuve checando la pagina de los touaregs, esta chido, y que no sea un grupo de marcas esta mejor. Me quiero dar de alta pero no me aprueban, estaria bien rodar ...
Forum: Ride reports 12-27-2011, 11:29 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 111,318
Posted By Teli Rides
Nice Report

Iceland now ranks way high on my dream rides list. I'm just fascinated with northern landscapes!

Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Equipment 12-26-2011, 12:21 PM
Replies: 571
Views: 160,374
Posted By Teli Rides
Thumb Safety 2 for a short guy.

Hey Guys,

I just made my first ride with the new suit I have some thoughts I wanted to share:

- Bought at Bikerland, they are nicest guys to deal with, greatly recommended and...
Forum: Americas 12-21-2011, 09:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,713
Posted By Teli Rides
Ruta Mixteca from Mexico City to Oaxaca

Hi,

Going Southbound from Mexico City to you can take the old road to Oaxaca known as the Mixteca Route, most of it is Twisty roads in good shape and light traffic, From Mexico City go to...
Forum: Road warriors 12-16-2011, 04:12 PM
Replies: 5,089
Views: 401,751
Posted By Teli Rides
Fanatism Sucks!

I like Harleys, I've ridden once or twice with a Harley group ant they are the nicest guys around. Hell I might even buy a HOG someday.

I think brand Fanatism ("lifestyle" in marketing terms)...
Forum: Ride reports 11-15-2011, 04:26 PM
Replies: 2,816
Views: 1,991,496
Posted By Teli Rides
Thank you, thank you, thank you! You have no...

Thank you, thank you, thank you! You have no idea how much I'll miss your reports!

Your first post said:

"Objective: to see the world with an open mind, explore ourselves and the ...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-10-2011, 03:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,097
Posted By Teli Rides
Thumb You'll be Fine

Hi

You'll have no problem even with the standard one, I have a 29" inseam and have no trouble at all with mine. with the spring pre-load all the way down I can stand firmly with the balls of...
Forum: Ride reports 09-19-2011, 10:22 AM
Replies: 2,816
Views: 1,991,496
Posted By Teli Rides
I'd absolutely buy your book or dvd

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