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Forum: Orange Crush 04-21-2006, 07:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 521
Posted By Gaserman
Total mileage so far

Haven't been following this site much lately so maybe already out there. Jusy wondering if anyone has more miles than myself, at 46000kms. Any major engine problems other than the few known ones. So...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-21-2006, 07:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 668
Posted By Gaserman
I have a KTM low gel seat which works great solo...

I have a KTM low gel seat which works great solo but my wife says she slides forward too much on it. I'm headed thru northeastern Oregon in a week or so and you can try it out. I'll swap you for your...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-07-2005, 10:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 852
Posted By Gaserman
So true! After 38000kms getting kind of attached...

So true! After 38000kms getting kind of attached to the old girl. She has treated me well and other than the seat cant complain! Sure dont see many of them on the rode over here! Rode a 1200gs last...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-05-2005, 10:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 852
Posted By Gaserman
Still shipping from Italy

Problem solved. We spent 1.5 hrs at the Rome Air Cargo City and made arrangements thru OTS and Lufthansa to airfreight the bike to Vancouver. $1150 Euros. Hope it all works out as easy as it seems!
Forum: Orange Crush 11-01-2005, 11:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 852
Posted By Gaserman
Thanks for the feedback guys! We will get to the...

Thanks for the feedback guys! We will get to the the Rome airport tomorrow and will check things out. doesn,t sound promising! I have just emailed Stefan at Knoftours as he arranged my travel...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-01-2005, 11:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,892
Posted By Gaserman
37000kms on my 04 with 90% of the time 2 up. You...

37000kms on my 04 with 90% of the time 2 up. You must have a newer seat but other than that no problem. We are just finishing our 10 week european trip and my wife is still behind me! 13000kms in 7...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-26-2005, 12:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 852
Posted By Gaserman
shipping 950 from Italy

Just finishing our 16000kms trip around Europe and North Africa and will be shipping the bike back to Canada from Rome. Anyone Know of any shipping companies etc. to help us get our bike back? We...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-28-2005, 09:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 514
Posted By Gaserman
Mine was also a little loose. Easy to tighten up....

Mine was also a little loose. Easy to tighten up. Better a little loose when new than too tight!
Forum: GS Boxers 08-28-2005, 09:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 524
Posted By Gaserman
I've had Knoff send over my Green Card insurance....

I've had Knoff send over my Green Card insurance. received it in 8 days. I am shipping the bike from Vancouver thru a fellow named Bruno using KLM airlines. $1650cdn. Maybe I'll check with Knoff to...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-27-2005, 08:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 524
Posted By Gaserman
Italy to Vancouver

I've arranged shipping of my bike from Vancouver to Munich and will be shipping the bike home from Rome at the end of November. Does anyone know of a good contact to air freight the bike out of Rome?...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-22-2005, 11:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 455
Posted By Gaserman
After much gathered info, I am shipping my 950 to...

After much gathered info, I am shipping my 950 to Munich on Sept 10 as it seems the only way to legally have your own bike there. Seems you can't buy in Germany and sell before you leave. If you buy...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-10-2005, 09:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 948
Posted By Gaserman
Thanks for the info guys. I've hears several...

Thanks for the info guys. I've hears several conflicting reports but I just e-mailed a fellow I know near Frankfurt who works for the police and he replyed that you have to be a German Res. to buy...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-08-2005, 06:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 948
Posted By Gaserman
Buying in Germany or KTM Austria

I've been trying to get a firm answer on purchasing a bike in Germany as a non resident, registration, insurance etc. I've heard that as a Canadian, non resident, I may not be able to do a legal...
Forum: Beasts 08-03-2005, 12:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 801
Posted By Gaserman
German Bike Insurance

Does anyone know approx how much it costs for short term bike insurance in Germany? Cheers!
Forum: Beasts 08-02-2005, 01:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 801
Posted By Gaserman
Hello Mark! Good to here from you down in Mex...

Hello Mark! Good to here from you down in Mex City. Got a note from Chris & Ralph the other day. Enjoy your new Strom and have a safe trip to S.A. Maybe I'll see you in Costa Rica as we will be...
Forum: Beasts 08-01-2005, 09:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 801
Posted By Gaserman
Purchasing a bike in Germany

My wife and I are flying to Munich Germany on Sept 12/05,only 6 weeks to go, and want to buy, or lease, a dual sport bike for 7 to 10 weeks and then sell or turn in and fly back to Canada. I think a...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-25-2005, 09:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 875
Posted By Gaserman
Thanks for the tips guys. Sounds like using a...

Thanks for the tips guys. Sounds like using a stock dual GS seat is the way to go. Anybody know where I can find one? Cheers! Ken
Forum: Old's Cool 07-24-2005, 10:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 875
Posted By Gaserman
GSPD dual seat

I've recently purchased a 93 GSPD with a Cobin dual seat. Good quality and condition, just not real comfy. I sit back too far and not enough room for the wife. I put on the stock solo seat and it's...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-17-2005, 10:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 580
Posted By Gaserman
Thumb And yet another LC8 Gas Gas 300ec. What is going...

And yet another LC8 Gas Gas 300ec. What is going on here! Yes it's time to Gaserman!
Forum: Old's Cool 04-28-2005, 11:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,869
Posted By Gaserman
R100 Gspd

I'm thinking of buying a 1990 to 1995 GSPD as a second two up bike and wondering if anyone has any sugestions as to which year or years are better that others. I've owned a 1150 GSA but have a thing...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-08-2005, 10:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,550
Posted By Gaserman
I taco'd my rear black rim after I'd already done...

I taco'd my rear black rim after I'd already done in the front, which I changed to a 1.6" Excel. No more problems in the front and I'm just installing a 3.5" Sun on the rear. The stock rims are very...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-24-2005, 08:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 587
Posted By Gaserman
We've done the Sommers air-box mods. I didn't...

We've done the Sommers air-box mods. I didn't install a jet kit just one up on the needle and next up richer pilot. Maybe we have to use the choke too much up here in Canada with the cold weather and...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-23-2005, 10:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 587
Posted By Gaserman
Fouled plugs

Strange that Katoum and myself both had our plugs foul out 1 day apart at 17000kms & 16000kms respectively. Katoum went with the originals and I'm trying the Iridiums. Big job to get at the front...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-10-2005, 06:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 770
Posted By Gaserman
Good idea!

Good idea!
Forum: Orange Crush 03-10-2005, 06:34 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 14,401
Posted By Gaserman
I have a 1.6 x21 Excel on the front and have...

I have a 1.6 x21 Excel on the front and have 10,000kms with lots of off roading. Works fine and no more taco shells!
Forum: Orange Crush 03-09-2005, 09:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 770
Posted By Gaserman
Popping on deceleration problem solved

I posted a thread in late Dec./04 after returning from our Baja trip wondering what was causing popping & farting on deceleration. After a bit of winter I've finally plated my bike and took it to the...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-09-2005, 09:03 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 14,401
Posted By Gaserman
I haven't heard of these high speed tank...

I haven't heard of these high speed tank slappers. I'm just about to order a 17" for my rear to go with my 21" Excel. Anyone heard of any problems with this combo? Buchanan doesn't seem to think it's...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-29-2004, 11:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 825
Posted By Gaserman
I"ve changed out the jets, canisterectomy & Aky's...

I"ve changed out the jets, canisterectomy & Aky's for pipes so that's not the problem. I'm pretty well convinced it has something to do with the bike getting hot. Thanks for your thoughts!
Forum: Orange Crush 12-29-2004, 06:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 825
Posted By Gaserman
Thanks Flanny. I have 15600kms. Had the valves...

Thanks Flanny. I have 15600kms. Had the valves set at 10500kms and also had tight exhaust valves. The bike ran great up until she got hot in the stop & go traffic in San Diego. I talked to another...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-29-2004, 01:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 825
Posted By Gaserman
Popping on deceleration

Finished off my 2 week Baja trip by getting stuck in San Diego traffic in 90 degree weather. Temp gage didn't go over 5 bars but tha fan was on continuously and I could tell I was on a hot orange!...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-27-2004, 11:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 557
Posted By Gaserman
8000kms on rear and probably 2x for the front.

8000kms on rear and probably 2x for the front.
Forum: Orange Crush 12-27-2004, 11:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 640
Posted By Gaserman
Thumb Salud!

Salud!
Forum: Orange Crush 12-27-2004, 11:44 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,513
Posted By Gaserman
15600kms and only problems were rad cap and bent...

15600kms and only problems were rad cap and bent rims. One does tend to ride it a little too fast compared to other dual sports. I've owned 1150gsa,3 KLR's , 2 Dr's and this 950 is by far the best...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-27-2004, 11:42 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,513
Posted By Gaserman
15600kms and only problems were rad cap and bent...

15600kms and only problems were rad cap and bent rims. One does tend to ride it a little too fast compared to other dual sports. I've owned 1150gsa,3 KLR's , 2 Dr's and this 950 is by far the best...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-23-2004, 09:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,566
Posted By Gaserman
Thanks for the info on your rim combos Greg. I...

Thanks for the info on your rim combos Greg. I will be watching to see how you feel about the 17/21 combination and if the handling is adversely effected. Cheers!
Forum: Orange Crush 12-22-2004, 11:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,566
Posted By Gaserman
I'm also looking at lacing up a new rear as I...

I'm also looking at lacing up a new rear as I just banged mine up badly in the Baja. I'm thinking of going to a 17" . Are you guys running with 17" or 18"? What kind of $ for the Sun rims? I have a...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-20-2004, 11:41 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,184
Posted By Gaserman
Yes changing the jets and Akropovics do give an...

Yes changing the jets and Akropovics do give an extra thrill and changing the pipes will drop 6 kgs. I've also owned a 1150 GSA and the KTM feels like a lightweight offroad in comparison.
Forum: Orange Crush 12-20-2004, 11:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 701
Posted By Gaserman
Cocos Corner

I just got back from the Baja last week. Great trip and the 950 ran great except for taco ing the rear rim on a nasty pothole south of San Felepe. Stopped in at Cocos corner as everyone does {or...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-20-2004, 11:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,274
Posted By Gaserman
I just brought back a precious cargo of 6 litres...

I just brought back a precious cargo of 6 litres of Vodka from the Baja so one does need protection! Good idea eh!
Forum: Orange Crush 12-20-2004, 11:04 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 11,365
Posted By Gaserman
Rims

I just got back from the Baja last week. Bike ran great. Only problem was I taco'd the back rim on the potholes south of San Felipe. I have an excel on the front but need to replace the soft rear one...
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