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Forum: Australia 09-28-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 572
Posted By gpracer171
Coming to Melbourne and need some advice

Hello AVD friends down under,

I am coming to Melbourne for business and will have 4 free days Oct 23-26th. I plan to rent a bike (Like a BMW GS, but open to the right tool for the job as needed)....
Forum: Europe 08-11-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 903
Views: 80,366
Posted By gpracer171
F 800 GS for sale in Erlangen Germany

To all of the locals here in Germany. I have my fully built out F 800 GS for sale in a complete Adventure trim. It is also available on www.autoscout.de and www.mobile.de for more info. I hope it...
Forum: Europe 08-11-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 821
Views: 185,908
Posted By gpracer171
After a change of heart it is back for Sale F 800 GS

I posted this belfore but then decided to keep and tour around Southwest Europe. Now that is complete and it is time to sell my beloved 2010 BMW F800 GS. I build this bike to go 1000 miles on dirt....
Forum: Europe 06-12-2013, 06:10 AM
Replies: 821
Views: 185,908
Posted By gpracer171
F800 GS 2010 for sale

Looking to sell my beloved 2010 BMW F800 GS. I build this bike to go 1000 miles on dirt. However, I have relocated to Germany and I must go 1000 miles to find dirt. Thus, I need to something...
Forum: Europe 05-28-2013, 08:09 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,039
Posted By gpracer171
Germany Bike info

OK, I am a US expat here in Germany. I am not military. i just finished getting my Bike inspected adn converted to be legal in Germany, got insurance, and a plate this week. Here is the update of...
Forum: Europe 05-20-2013, 04:46 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,039
Posted By gpracer171
I all all ears also

I have the bike passing TUV (finally this week). I have passed the Germany Theory test and scheduled for the practical on June 4th. I also need insurance for the bike.
Forum: Europe 01-23-2013, 12:06 PM
Replies: 903
Views: 80,366
Posted By gpracer171
Erlangen???

Anyone on here live near Erlangen? I moved here in November and I am needing to get my Bike inspected. I have several questions about this and getting my license. It looks like I will ahve to take...
Forum: Europe 11-20-2012, 08:04 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 30,650
Posted By gpracer171
Finally arrived in Erlangen Germany.

I have finally arrived to Erlangen Germany (the bike is still on a ship). I look forward to meeting some of the group here to find some good riding and to see Europe. I am up for nearly whatever type...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-09-2012, 05:02 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 9,929
Posted By gpracer171
My thoughts

As you know I have interest in this for some time. I could live with the look of option one as it is better than the low fender that I hate. However, I must say that though it is a bit more work in...
Forum: Europe 09-10-2012, 02:54 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,039
Posted By gpracer171
Curious

From various discussions, it sounds likes there is a bit of "interpretation" by the Germany government about who needs how much training/instruction. Would it matter or help if I can document my past...
Forum: Europe 09-06-2012, 04:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,017
Posted By gpracer171
Thank you

Great info, Thank you.
Forum: Europe 09-05-2012, 03:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,017
Posted By gpracer171
Thanks

Thank you all for the info so far. Keep it coming. I can never have too much info going into this. It will be a painful process, I am sure.
Forum: Vendors 09-04-2012, 05:23 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 32,148
Posted By gpracer171
I am in for a set

I will PM you for some.

Also, I would be interested in a set for Europe. I am relocating there in the next month and plan to ride all I can while there.
Forum: Europe 09-04-2012, 05:19 PM
Replies: 903
Views: 80,366
Posted By gpracer171
Bike tech

Also, any info on getting the bike inspected would be helpful. I have 2010 BMW F800GS. It has several additions (boxes, crash guards, headlight guard, hand guards, and so on. Will this be a big Deal...
Forum: Europe 09-04-2012, 05:15 PM
Replies: 903
Views: 80,366
Posted By gpracer171
What is involved.

So then what is the cost and what is involved with getting it in Germany if not available for transfer? Cost, time, test in English?
Forum: Europe 09-04-2012, 05:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,017
Posted By gpracer171
Advise for a USA expat to attain a German Motorcycle license

I am non-military and coming to Erlangen, Germany from the USA. I will be there for several years (3+). I am needing to get my motorcycle license there. I have the motorcycle endorsement in the USA,...
Forum: Europe 09-04-2012, 04:59 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,039
Posted By gpracer171
I am not military, will the German Government...

I am not military, will the German Government take the MSF course for their requirements?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-04-2012, 04:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 352
Posted By gpracer171
Best place to sell an Plated WR450 near Philly?

I have listed my titled and plated WR450 on craigslist, but I am not sure this is the best way to sell it. I am needing to sell for a relocation over seas and looking to move the bike. I am in...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-04-2012, 04:41 PM
Replies: 4,831
Views: 458,741
Posted By gpracer171
Titled and plated Street legal 2007 Yamaha WR450

Due to an international relocation, It is with sadness that I need to sell my street legal and fully adventure ready 2007 Yamaha WR450. I can only take one bike and the BMW F800 GS is going back to...
Forum: Europe 09-02-2012, 01:42 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,039
Posted By gpracer171
Its time

Some great info here. I have decided to bring only the F800GS to GErman. Selling the WR 450. However, I am not Military, so will the Advanced MSF course be of benefit to help me get a license in...
Forum: Europe 09-02-2012, 01:16 PM
Replies: 903
Views: 80,366
Posted By gpracer171
Jans, Thanks the verifies some of what I had...

Jans,

Thanks the verifies some of what I had heard and read. Also, do you know if the German authorities would accept a USA Stated organized (PA) Advanced motorcycle safety course with the...
Forum: Europe 09-02-2012, 11:16 AM
Replies: 903
Views: 80,366
Posted By gpracer171
Help for an new arrival?

All,

I am in the process of moving to Germany (Erlangen) in October. Are there any Expats that can help guide me on the motorcycle license process. I have a valid motorcycle license in the USA and...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-07-2012, 03:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 556
Posted By gpracer171
Great

This is helpful, Thank you to both of you. I understand it is a wide open request, but I care more about getting together with my father adn brother for a ride than the contents of the ride. But then...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-03-2012, 06:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 556
Posted By gpracer171
Wow, I have to ask...

Nobody has any suggestions?
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-01-2012, 10:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 556
Posted By gpracer171
Need trip advise in KY/OH

All,

I live in Philly area with my Dad in KC, MO. We are trying to plan a ride together this year. To save on vacation and get the most fun riding dads, we wan tto paln a trip in between the two...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Rockies 05-29-2012, 03:29 PM
Replies: 572
Views: 140,531
Posted By gpracer171
CD Trail for direction

I personally enjoyed Colorado more than the Southern WY portions. I would slab it up to the WY boarder, then take the trail south until you run out of time. I like the portion between Kremmling and...
Forum: Vendors 05-24-2012, 07:28 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 84,264
Posted By gpracer171
Got them

I got the 3 I ordered for the family fleet of F800Gs's. Installed one so far and it does make a noticeable difference even on the ride up the block and back. look forward to smoother response well...
Forum: Vendors 05-08-2012, 07:27 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 21,421
Posted By gpracer171
OVerall Happy

I have had mine for about 2 years. It works well overall. It does have some issues bike to bike, but overall better with the updates (firmware) that came a year back. I have had good success...
Forum: Europe 04-16-2012, 08:02 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,039
Posted By gpracer171
No upstaging, I am sure there are guys out there...

No upstaging, I am sure there are guys out there who would go for your set up. The 250 2 stroke is a lot of fun and I know people who have traded the F800 for the Tiger.

I will be coming to...
Forum: Europe 04-15-2012, 08:48 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,039
Posted By gpracer171
Me too....

Ok, I am wrestling with the nearly exact dilemma.

Bringing the BMW F800GS, however I will be replacing the knobbies with some more street focused rubber. I also have a Street legal WR450. I am...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-15-2012, 05:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,713
Posted By gpracer171
Big fan

I have HDB guards and a Ztechnic medium windshield. they touch as full lock very slight when I lock the steering in a parking lot. Otherwise no issue. I have had them them mounted with and without...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-15-2012, 05:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,049
Posted By gpracer171
Bubbles

THe point of the reservoir residing above the master cylinder is to allow bubble to purge the fluid if needed. Bubble can form if you boiler the fluid. As for fixing the issue, I had the same...
Forum: Europe 04-03-2012, 08:03 PM
Replies: 903
Views: 80,366
Posted By gpracer171
Looking to move to Germany

All, I need some advise. I am considering a Move to Erlangen. I have a BMW F800GS. I have been in Colorado, USA doing rides with over 1000 miles of dirt roads and trails. Is there anything dirt...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-04-2012, 11:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,491
Posted By gpracer171
This is WAY cool.

Funny enough, I will go ride the hell out of these, but I am a bit scared of trying this project.:hmmmmm
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-13-2012, 08:25 PM
Replies: 1,790
Views: 120,136
Posted By gpracer171
Agreed

Agreed, I run a heated jacket with all stock charging system and no additional lights. No problems. Supports the heated jacket and heated grips without issue on my 2010 F800GS
Forum: Vendors 01-02-2012, 06:47 AM
Replies: 487
Views: 84,264
Posted By gpracer171
Perfect

Perfect, thank you.
Forum: Vendors 01-01-2012, 02:52 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 84,264
Posted By gpracer171
So if it is over 85 degrees, leave it on red, if...

So if it is over 85 degrees, leave it on red, if below place it on blue? I now understand what it is doing, but can you tell me practically how/when to use what setting? Also, if I am using the wrong...
Forum: Vendors 01-01-2012, 08:24 AM
Replies: 487
Views: 84,264
Posted By gpracer171
Switch?

Also, maybe I have missed it somewhere here in the thread, but what is the switch for? I know it changes the Temp reading, but why would i need to change it. Do I set it once for my riding style and...
Forum: Vendors 01-01-2012, 08:22 AM
Replies: 487
Views: 84,264
Posted By gpracer171
Overall Performance Loss?

All,

OK, I think I need this part. However, I generally see live as a "nothing is free" situation. So, we tame the throttle snatch, at what cost? Do I get a slower response. Not that I need...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-28-2011, 06:47 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 48,414
Posted By gpracer171
This Weekend??

OK, Planning to head up this weekend. I assume it is open on Saturday. Looking forward to seeing the place. Anything I need to know? Is the crazy German riding the wall of death thing this weekend. I...
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