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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 02:36 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,237
Posted By guyfawkes
oh, didnt know that. ill never understand these...

oh, didnt know that.
ill never understand these policies...for example over here neither the KLR or DR650 is available for some reason...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 02:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,237
Posted By guyfawkes
hmm, anybody mentioned the little tenere yet ?

hmm, anybody mentioned the little tenere yet ?
Forum: Trip Planning Yesterday, 12:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 277
Posted By guyfawkes
not legal to ride there outside the races or...

not legal to ride there outside the races or organized events.
the mine is still active.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-19-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 453
Posted By guyfawkes
how to tell if its necessary to check the valve...

how to tell if its necessary to check the valve clearance ?
check the valve clearance and you'll know!

they usually put things in those checklists for a reason.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-19-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,764
Posted By guyfawkes
only time ive heard this happening was with the...

only time ive heard this happening was with the hawker batteries.

http://www.gs-forum.eu/attachments/r-1200-gs-und-r-1200-gs-adventure-94/40487d1302458489-batterie-brand-bild2.jpg

with the...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-19-2014, 05:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 591
Posted By guyfawkes
the dampening settings you can only tell while...

the dampening settings you can only tell while riding.

the preload however you can easily check.
put it on 1 person and put it on the centerstand then change the settings.
if you look at the...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-18-2014, 04:57 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 5,770
Posted By guyfawkes
move on to the metric system allready :evil

move on to the metric system allready :evil
Forum: GS Boxers 09-17-2014, 12:27 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,191
Posted By guyfawkes
this i have had a similar issue last year. ...

this
i have had a similar issue last year.
turns out just the seal underneath the ring was leaking a tiny bit. rode home 1500km and got the seal changed, no problems since.
Forum: Equipment 09-16-2014, 03:24 AM
Replies: 1,375
Views: 214,617
Posted By guyfawkes
after riding in the rain yesterday i once again...

after riding in the rain yesterday i once again came to loathe that awful collar.
it works fine while wearing a balaclava thats waterproof but without one or just wearing a regular neckpiece the...
Forum: Equipment 09-16-2014, 03:22 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 26,723
Posted By guyfawkes
this...cigarette burns, getting pissed on or...

this...cigarette burns, getting pissed on or simply sliced with a knife...ive seen it all
Forum: Equipment 09-09-2014, 12:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,145
Posted By guyfawkes
water-resistant usually rings alarm bells for...

water-resistant usually rings alarm bells for me...my old tankbag from sw-motech was water resistant...stayed dry for about 3 days in mild rain...on the fourth the water just went through all round...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-04-2014, 04:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 359
Posted By guyfawkes
:norton no more brake servo

:norton

no more brake servo
Forum: GS Boxers 09-03-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 421
Posted By guyfawkes
think i didnt make it clear what i meant: if...

think i didnt make it clear what i meant:

if you have a new wheel you need the new rotors,
if you have an old wheel you need the old rotors

but

you can run either of them on an 09 bike as...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-03-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 421
Posted By guyfawkes
the only thing you have to to change is the...

the only thing you have to to change is the ABS-Ring, the rotors fit on both. the older models are mounted differently but still fit(i did this with spoke wheels).
Forum: GS Boxers 08-28-2014, 03:31 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,551
Posted By guyfawkes
is this one of those "bitching just for the sake...

is this one of those "bitching just for the sake of it" things ?
cause after reading your final sentence it it sure feels like it.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-27-2014, 02:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 854
Posted By guyfawkes
"some bugs/dirt" dont account for one bar cooler...

"some bugs/dirt" dont account for one bar cooler ... that has to be massive clogging
Forum: Equipment 08-27-2014, 01:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,269
Posted By guyfawkes
so dont use it. atm there is exactly one...

so dont use it.
atm there is exactly one decent quality DS helmet with a sunvisor and thats the x-551 and even that is rubbish as far as the noise goes.
Forum: Equipment 08-26-2014, 01:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,269
Posted By guyfawkes
i hope they add a fscking sunvisor this time round

i hope they add a fscking sunvisor this time round
Forum: Equipment 08-25-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 634
Posted By guyfawkes
i use the same thing for my zumo 220. only...

i use the same thing for my zumo 220.
only thing to keep in mind is that depending on where you install it its very prone to vibrating like crazy depending on the bike...
Forum: Equipment 08-25-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,149
Posted By guyfawkes
you do realize this thread is a year old, right ?

you do realize this thread is a year old, right ?
Forum: GS Boxers 08-22-2014, 04:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,412
Posted By guyfawkes
well, its not all the bars that are available. I...

well, its not all the bars that are available. I examined various designs after my crash and the H&B ones are a particularly poor construction.
not just that they can bend backwards but for example...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-22-2014, 04:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,412
Posted By guyfawkes
THIS! This is EXACTLY the same thing that happend...

THIS! This is EXACTLY the same thing that happend to me last year. low speed impact and the fucking bars bent back so far that the crushed the housing.

heres a pic...
...
Forum: Equipment 08-22-2014, 02:15 AM
Replies: 363
Views: 42,373
Posted By guyfawkes
been doing some riding with my regular riding...

been doing some riding with my regular riding underwear(coolmax stuff) lately because, well, i tought that it wouldnt be so bad...fact: after 2h in the saddle i started to realize what kind of...
Forum: Equipment 08-22-2014, 01:40 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,170
Posted By guyfawkes
i have had the 38/45L version on my 1200GS for...

i have had the 38/45L version on my 1200GS for about 4 months including a 3 week trip to norway that saw everything from dust to pouring rain to bright sunshine. panniers were airtight and not a...
Forum: Equipment 08-22-2014, 12:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 584
Posted By guyfawkes
personal preference would be Premiere Pro but...

personal preference would be Premiere Pro but seeing how thats out of the price range i can recommend Magix Movie Editor

http://www.magix.com/int/movie-edit-pro/
Forum: Equipment 08-22-2014, 12:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 486
Posted By guyfawkes
Short of moving from DSLR to Micro Four Thirds

so, ive been shooting with my DSLR(Nikon D5000 at first now D7000) for about 5 years now.
Couldnt be happier with the camera however when im on the road the entire kit is just way too bulky,...
Forum: Equipment 08-21-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,410
Posted By guyfawkes
have an exped synmat 7LW and a mammut ajungilak...

have an exped synmat 7LW and a mammut ajungilak winter.
didnt get cold to about -10 celsius ... havent used it below that.
big downside of that combo is that as soon as it gets warmer then...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-21-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,478
Posted By guyfawkes
as far as carrying the gear goes i dont see an RT...

as far as carrying the gear goes i dont see an RT to be inferior to any GS.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-14-2014, 12:38 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,594
Posted By guyfawkes
sorry but i call bs on that ... one set of...

sorry but i call bs on that ... one set of replacement pads ? gimme a break ... i would find it hard to believe if you had said one set of replacement disks but pads...no fucking way.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-11-2014, 12:31 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,594
Posted By guyfawkes
anything from 08-13 thats not watercooled

anything from 08-13 thats not watercooled
Forum: Equipment 08-01-2014, 04:03 AM
Replies: 2,219
Views: 163,511
Posted By guyfawkes
fascinating how steady the speed indication is on...

fascinating how steady the speed indication is on that video compared to what i get out of mine...must be the static mount compared to mounting it on the helmet ?
Forum: Equipment 07-24-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 787
Posted By guyfawkes
this, nothing fits the stock pannier mounts...

this, nothing fits the stock pannier mounts except the stock panniers
Forum: Equipment 07-24-2014, 01:20 AM
Replies: 2,219
Views: 163,511
Posted By guyfawkes
some stuff i pieced together from last...

some stuff i pieced together from last weekend...sadly virb edit beta has issues importing the video and matching them with gpx tracks so had to use regular virb edit.

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Forum: Equipment 07-22-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 2,219
Views: 163,511
Posted By guyfawkes
virb edit... i dont think the tracks being off is...

virb edit... i dont think the tracks being off is related to the camera but rather a matter of the software not properly matching the GPS track with the video due to the increased framerate
Forum: Equipment 07-22-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 2,219
Views: 163,511
Posted By guyfawkes
still no fix for the tracks being off at 60 fps...

still no fix for the tracks being off at 60 fps ... :puke1
Forum: GS Boxers 07-22-2014, 02:16 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,857
Posted By guyfawkes
horseshit...the part about "being reserved for an...

horseshit...the part about "being reserved for an elite part of society" really gives it away.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-17-2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 445
Posted By guyfawkes
it certainly can be taken apart and rebuilt or...

it certainly can be taken apart and rebuilt or services just dont expect BMW to do it.
Forum: Equipment 07-17-2014, 01:45 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,677
Posted By guyfawkes
i have the pentax optio WG2 and am very happy...

i have the pentax optio WG2 and am very happy with it.
picture quality is quite good but dont have any examples at the moment since im at work.

the cam also takes all kinds of abuse


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Forum: Road warriors 07-16-2014, 04:08 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 45,346
Posted By guyfawkes
if you want an R nine T next year youll have to...

if you want an R nine T next year youll have to decide today methinks.
around here the wait is stupidly long and for this year they are allready sold out.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-16-2014, 02:56 AM
Replies: 730
Views: 45,926
Posted By guyfawkes
not really necessary when the strongest argument...

not really necessary when the strongest argument you can put forward is "it could break".
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