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Forum: Parallel Universe 04-25-2012, 02:44 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 233,034
Posted By Howe
Thanks for the link! However Powerlet aren't...

Thanks for the link! However Powerlet aren't exactly cheap, found a lot cheaper adapters and plugs.
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-25-2012, 02:43 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 233,034
Posted By Howe
Won't be constructing my own plug as the are...

Won't be constructing my own plug as the are fairly easy to find, and I don't want to have to buy another power cable to my gps to attach it to. And yeah I eventually realised that they were called...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-24-2012, 03:54 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 233,034
Posted By Howe
GPS-cable and plug

I've got a F800GS and want to use my Navigon GPS on it, however its power supply is of some smaller kind which I'm not too familiar with. I found the plug on the net:...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-22-2012, 07:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,844
Posted By Howe
Holan crashbars for a F800GS?

Anyone got any opinions about Holan crashbars for a F800GS? The have the crossover bar and seem ok, however I have no idea what the difference is in quality or design. Are the Holan bars generally a...
Forum: Equipment 03-15-2012, 06:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 10,454
Posted By Howe
Well I was hoping to find a different solution as...

Well I was hoping to find a different solution as I prefer not to have to screw it on. I do a lot of long distans travelling and need to be able to take it off easily at times.
Forum: Equipment 03-15-2012, 11:00 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 10,454
Posted By Howe
I'm considering buying a top case to complement...

I'm considering buying a top case to complement the touratech side panniers I already have on my BMW F800GS -09 but I'm a little confused about what mount I need for it?
Forum: Equipment 03-15-2012, 10:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,256
Posted By Howe
Great guy to deal with? I ordered those exact...

Great guy to deal with? I ordered those exact decals in yellow as I have a yellow F800GS -09 but the decals where of a completely different yellow, MUCH brighter and not at all like the warmer, more...
Forum: Ride reports 02-02-2012, 02:00 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,568
Posted By Howe
Thanks! Documenting our travels with photography...

Thanks! Documenting our travels with photography is always important to us! This summer we are exploring our own neighbourhoods Scandinavia, although the very much more northern parts including a...
Forum: Ride reports 02-01-2012, 01:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,568
Posted By Howe
It only took me a day before I begun thinking...

It only took me a day before I begun thinking about what new bike I would buy. I was nothing else but pissed off! I hope things like this don't scare people off, travelling my bike is the best thing...
Forum: Ride reports 02-01-2012, 01:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,568
Posted By Howe
Yup, I did and we're still going strong! :evil...

Yup, I did and we're still going strong! :evil But yeah, I was very lucky! Went flying through the air like Superman!
Forum: Ride reports 02-01-2012, 01:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,568
Posted By Howe
hehe yeah, you, me and a million others! ;-)

hehe yeah, you, me and a million others! ;-)
Forum: Ride reports 02-01-2012, 04:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,568
Posted By Howe
Sorry for being rediculously slow in updating and...

Sorry for being rediculously slow in updating and continuing this story, just been very busy. Will try to do it asap!
Forum: Ride reports 02-01-2012, 04:17 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,107
Posted By Howe
thanks! and yes, it's quite a place. there's no...

thanks! and yes, it's quite a place. there's no way to imagine what things were like there. horrible but yet important to be aware of.
Forum: Ride reports 12-30-2011, 06:53 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,506
Posted By Howe
Great, I hope to visit Caucasus someday on my...

Great, I hope to visit Caucasus someday on my bike too!
Forum: Ride reports 12-30-2011, 05:19 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,506
Posted By Howe
wow, where exactly is this canyon?

wow, where exactly is this canyon?
Forum: Ride reports 12-28-2011, 06:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,568
Posted By Howe
tell you what was ugly, me shaving off my beard!?...

tell you what was ugly, me shaving off my beard!? don't know why I did that but I just did it during the trip and regreted it massively! have never looked more stupid without a beard!
Forum: Ride reports 12-28-2011, 07:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,568
Posted By Howe
Last stretch of the Alps before the Balkans...

Sorry for not posting for ages, been busy and also a bit ill, bad combo.

So anyway, the journey continued towards Bormio (but we'll skip that bit, it sucked) and the famous Stelviopass, we also...
Forum: Ride reports 12-23-2011, 06:07 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 42,718
Posted By Howe
Ahhh glad to see he made it! Wonderful! What a...

Ahhh glad to see he made it! Wonderful! What a dude (maniac)! ;-)
Forum: Ride reports 12-23-2011, 04:16 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 42,718
Posted By Howe
Ok now I'm getting worried. Moin, you still...

Ok now I'm getting worried. Moin, you still alive? This guy has been updating this thread like every or every other day for months now, he is in Iran, is near the end and then goes quiet?
Forum: Equipment 12-22-2011, 03:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,256
Posted By Howe
thanks! got them from humvee graphics! :thumb ...

thanks! got them from humvee graphics! :thumb

No ideas or opinions about crashbars? I've only got the engine bar type and would like to change to one that covers higher up.
Forum: Ride reports 12-20-2011, 06:09 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 42,718
Posted By Howe
So what's going on then!? It's been a few days!...

So what's going on then!? It's been a few days! you ok?
Forum: Ride reports 12-16-2011, 06:23 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 42,718
Posted By Howe
You sure are taking the hard way to Pakistan! ;-)...

You sure are taking the hard way to Pakistan! ;-) Good luck and be careful in Iran, people DO get busted for just taking photos and get charged for being spies.
Forum: Ride reports 12-12-2011, 01:09 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 42,718
Posted By Howe
Laugh ...and that's WHY you should have got a little...

...and that's WHY you should have got a little more rough-cut dual-sport tires! :evil Hate to say I told you so! :deal But good luck and keep the rubber side down! :-)

And that extra weight on the...
Forum: Ride reports 12-07-2011, 03:54 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 42,718
Posted By Howe
Glad to see that the trip is going well again!...

Glad to see that the trip is going well again! Too bad some of the photos didn't show in the post! Anyhow, hope you manage the cold and stay out of any crashes and accidents! Good luck!
Forum: Ride reports 12-07-2011, 03:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,909
Posted By Howe
try using the "insert image" function when...

try using the "insert image" function when posting your photos so we actually can see them embedded in your post. :D (bunny teeth)
Forum: Ride reports 12-06-2011, 06:05 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 99,611
Posted By Howe
great stuff! more!!!

great stuff! more!!!
Forum: Ride reports 12-05-2011, 07:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,568
Posted By Howe
Swiss and Italian Alps!

Before I continue I thought I'd add a couple of photos I forgot to post from a nice and small place called "Innertkirchen", I took them when coming down from Luzern and heading for Sustenpass.

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Forum: Ride reports 12-05-2011, 04:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,568
Posted By Howe
Yeah it's a nice bike! Great engine too! Not mine...

Yeah it's a nice bike! Great engine too! Not mine anymore though as my boss bought it of me! ;-) However I didn't like the original headlight so I changed that to an Italian "New dinamik" one by...
Forum: Ride reports 12-04-2011, 09:44 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 42,718
Posted By Howe
Ah ok, I understand! Maybe you should have kept...

Ah ok, I understand! Maybe you should have kept the penguins then haha! :lol3 Yeah I hope that was your first and last accident but most times it doesn't matter how good of a driver you are or even...
Forum: Ride reports 12-03-2011, 04:25 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 42,718
Posted By Howe
You almost died in a crash with a car and a...

You almost died in a crash with a car and a driver who didn't see you and then you paint your bike black? You got a death wish? ;-) Good thing you have that fluorescent vest haha! Good luck and look...
Forum: EMEA 12-02-2011, 06:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,266
Posted By Howe
haha yeah, and then what happened?

haha yeah, and then what happened?
Forum: Ride reports 12-01-2011, 07:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,568
Posted By Howe
I know, it could have ended up a hell of a lot...

I know, it could have ended up a hell of a lot worse! But this was back in 2009 so I'm "well soon" since quite a while back, however I broke my radius bone in my right wrist (again) just over a month...
Forum: Ride reports 12-01-2011, 06:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,568
Posted By Howe
The Swiss Alps

So after having rode through Schwarzwald in Germany and enjoyed every minute of it, we head on toward Switzerland and the city of Luzern. It just seemed like a good stop before heading up to the...
Forum: Ride reports 12-01-2011, 03:37 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 42,718
Posted By Howe
Good idea!

Good idea!
Forum: Ride reports 11-30-2011, 09:09 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 42,718
Posted By Howe
Exactly, as long as they are paved, which they...

Exactly, as long as they are paved, which they most probably won't be all the time when heading east, I would definitely have got dual-sports tires with better/more and deeper treads, those won't...
Forum: Ride reports 11-29-2011, 06:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,568
Posted By Howe
..and I'm glad I survived, would have pissed me...

..and I'm glad I survived, would have pissed me off if I had died! I would have haunted that damn hiphop guy you was driving the car that made that left turn in front of me without looking properly....
Forum: Ride reports 11-29-2011, 06:08 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 10,750
Posted By Howe
Where exactly was this? Sounds and looks really...

Where exactly was this? Sounds and looks really nice and I like distant or isolated places! :D Me and my girlfriend are riding through Norway on our trip next summer!
Forum: Ride reports 11-29-2011, 06:02 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 42,718
Posted By Howe
Well you don't want a proper offroad tire, you...

Well you don't want a proper offroad tire, you just want something with a bit more and deeper treads on and these come in regular streetbike sizes. I guess they usually call them "dual sport tires"...
Forum: Ride reports 11-29-2011, 05:13 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,107
Posted By Howe
Glad to hear! I will have to come to visit Nis...

Glad to hear! I will have to come to visit Nis again some time! And yes, Zanjice beach was very nice, definitely worth a visit if in Igalo/Herceg Novi or in Montenegro in general! The beach in...
Forum: Ride reports 11-29-2011, 05:08 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 42,718
Posted By Howe
Heated grips aren't a must, you can get warm...

Heated grips aren't a must, you can get warm motorcycle gloves instead! :D But they sure are nice to have! I didn't expect them to be that expensive, in Sweden you can get cheap versions of them for...
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