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Forum: Canada 08-29-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,387
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: 15,114
Views: 1,758,395
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: 6,867
Views: 890,212
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: 1,265
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: 61
Views: 4,387
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: 6,867
Views: 890,212
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: 6,867
Views: 890,212
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: 6,867
Views: 890,212
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: 6,867
Views: 890,212
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: 3,899
Views: 445,080
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: 6,867
Views: 890,212
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: 6,867
Views: 890,212
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: 5,049
Views: 667,524
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: 235
Views: 94,085
Posted By hasenwerk
I just HAD to get the new farkles home! ...

I just HAD to get the new farkles home!

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Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 6,867
Views: 890,212
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: 5,049
Views: 667,524
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: 20
Views: 4,348
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: 6,867
Views: 890,212
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: 11
Views: 895
Posted By hasenwerk
Montana - Big Sky Country

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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-08-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 895
Posted By hasenwerk
Saskatchewan - Land of living skys

This summer's road trip - Saskatchewan leg

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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-08-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 1,923
Views: 1,063,313
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: 7,777
Views: 7,095,409
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: 3,899
Views: 445,080
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: 3,899
Views: 445,080
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: 5,049
Views: 667,524
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: 3,899
Views: 445,080
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: 15,114
Views: 1,758,395
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...
Forum: Thumpers 07-31-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 6,867
Views: 890,212
Posted By hasenwerk
I don't think BMW Oil exists in Canada... or...

I don't think BMW Oil exists in Canada... or perhaps Pacific Motosports (BMW Motorrad dealer in Vancouver BC) have no clue what they are talking about or don't follow the party line when it comes to...
Forum: Thumpers 07-31-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 5,049
Views: 667,524
Posted By hasenwerk
There has to be a better way than measuring a...

There has to be a better way than measuring a turning radius as that number would depend on how much you "bank" the bike while doing the turn.

I do know that the turning radius is reduced compared...
Forum: Thumpers 07-26-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 5,049
Views: 667,524
Posted By hasenwerk
Wasn't me who recently said that... The supermoto...

Wasn't me who recently said that... The supermoto disc is good, but I agree that OE brake system is better.
Forum: Thumpers 07-25-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 3,899
Views: 445,080
Posted By hasenwerk
I guess I am an idiot then... Chain and sprockets...

I guess I am an idiot then... Chain and sprockets worn out at 6000 km, with proper tension and lube every 700 km or so. BMW says that is normal wear?? That's pathetic! Zero speed drop results in bars...
Forum: Thumpers 07-24-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 5,049
Views: 667,524
Posted By hasenwerk
Elka... made to order... Canadian made!

Elka... made to order... Canadian made!
Forum: Thumpers 07-24-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 3,899
Views: 445,080
Posted By hasenwerk
This is all a part of BMW's Certified Teflon...

This is all a part of BMW's Certified Teflon Warranty - where nothing sticks. My chain and sprockets are toast after 6000km - not covered, three pin holes in the seat within one day of delivery - no...
Forum: Thumpers 07-22-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 15,114
Views: 1,758,395
Posted By hasenwerk
The modified assembly is as waterproof as the...

The modified assembly is as waterproof as the original assembly - which isn't in my books waterproof. The hole needed to retrofit the projector is round and there is a nut that holds everything in...
Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 15,114
Views: 1,758,395
Posted By hasenwerk
I mounted it this way as it is the least amount...

I mounted it this way as it is the least amount of screwing around to get what I needed. Once the OE light housing was opened (dremel) I drilled out the H4 socket with hole saw, and installed the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-20-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 6,867
Views: 890,212
Posted By hasenwerk
Aftermarket bars

Surprise surprise my bars are bent - as a result of a silly "zero speed" parking lot drop and of course BMW says not covered under any sort of warranty and if it was it would be replaced with the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-15-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 5,049
Views: 667,524
Posted By hasenwerk
. . . the Rad hub had my 2006 Dakar disc on it as...

. . . the Rad hub had my 2006 Dakar disc on it as it was originally for my Dakar and not the Sertao. The bolt pattern where it bolts to the hub is the same on both bikes and really the discs are...
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 5,049
Views: 667,524
Posted By hasenwerk
www.radmfg.com/ is their web site. Woody's Wheel...

www.radmfg.com/ is their web site. Woody's Wheel Werks made my wheel a few years ago. It is one of rad's $250 econo hubs - so a 2.15 Excel rim is what I got for it - I'd probably do 1.85 if I were...
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 5,049
Views: 667,524
Posted By hasenwerk
I can't see how this is so expensive? $250 gets...

I can't see how this is so expensive? $250 gets you the Rad Mfg hub... you already have the Yamaha wheel (else you won't need the brake adapter) - so all that is needed it to get a re-lace done and...
Forum: Thumpers 07-13-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 15,114
Views: 1,758,395
Posted By hasenwerk
The difference between a GS and a Dakar is rear...

The difference between a GS and a Dakar is rear shock and front forks and throw in a lower chain roller.

I turned my 2006 in to a YZ / Dakar - just installed a Dakar rear shock and 2004 Yamaha YZ...
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