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Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 461
Posted By BGil
My KLR is from 2001 but it's an european model. I...

My KLR is from 2001 but it's an european model. I suppose it's a gen 2.

I will do the job tomorrow if it's not raining.
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 461
Posted By BGil
Thanks for your advices. I think I will...

Thanks for your advices.

I think I will completely disassemble the fork legs to learn how it's made.
I have ordered 10W-20 fork oil with the springs and seal.
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2014, 02:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 461
Posted By BGil
I don't need to call someone else for help then....

I don't need to call someone else for help then. Thank you !
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2014, 11:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 461
Posted By BGil
Changing the fork springs myself on my KLR

I need your advices here.

My KLR 650 was behaving wierdly, like if the front tyre was flat. I had a look at the bike and I noticed that the left fork was leaking.
I had planned to replace the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-09-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 570
Posted By BGil
That's a nice idea, I like it. But ... There...

That's a nice idea, I like it.

But ... There are some problems with your website. Maybe the problem is on my side of the computer but when I click on Spot or Riders I get a blank page. I use...
Forum: Trip Planning 03-30-2014, 11:36 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 10,505
Posted By BGil
I've been on CS since a few years. Only surfed...

I've been on CS since a few years. Only surfed once but I have hosted people from a lot a of different countries.
So far, I've had guests from : Belgium of course, Germany, France, UK, Italy,...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-28-2014, 01:27 AM
Replies: 9,208
Views: 2,867,559
Posted By BGil
Nice ! p.s. Ils n'ont toujours pas retiré...

Nice !

p.s. Ils n'ont toujours pas retiré les décorations de noël à Houyet ?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-03-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,387
Posted By BGil
That's a Nuda 900.

That's a Nuda 900.
Forum: Europe 01-27-2014, 03:51 AM
Replies: 752
Views: 166,389
Posted By BGil
Tkc 80 - 120/90-17 m+s

Free tyre in Belgium.

More details in the flea market (http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=23320714&postcount=2596)
Forum: Ride reports 12-24-2013, 01:37 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,762
Posted By BGil
Simply wonderful !

Simply wonderful !
Forum: Thumpers 11-13-2013, 06:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 637
Posted By BGil
Borile Multiuso

That's a weird little thing !

http://www.borile.it/imgs/newmultiuso/multi2.jpg

But with 15HP for 85 kg (188 lbs) it's a bike I'd like to have in my garage.

"A Borile Multiuso is a simple...
Forum: EMEA 11-13-2013, 02:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,538
Posted By BGil
Andorra

In Andorra : wild camping illegal, bivouac legal over 2000 metres.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-04-2013, 02:30 AM
Replies: 2,135
Views: 1,022,321
Posted By BGil
In a vineyard in France. It was a few days...

In a vineyard in France.
It was a few days after the harvest but they were still a few grapes on the vines; nice breakfast with the morning tea.
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-27-2013, 03:27 AM
Replies: 1,432
Views: 226,110
Posted By BGil
This morning. A ruined house in the hills,...

This morning. A ruined house in the hills, south-west France.

I'm new at HDR. I'm still trying to find software that I like.

...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-18-2013, 04:29 AM
Replies: 7,833
Views: 1,578,462
Posted By BGil
It's this one...

It's this one (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Schwerer_Gustav).

I really like this part :
""White Cliff" aka "Ammunition Mountain": an undersea ammunition magazine in Severnaya ("Northern") Bay....
Forum: EMEA 10-18-2013, 01:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,538
Posted By BGil
Thanks for your input guys. The...

Thanks for your input guys.



The hunters are probably worried that they might kill you. When I was a kid, we've had a dog - a yellow labrador - killed by a hunter during a horse ride in the...
Forum: EMEA 10-11-2013, 05:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,538
Posted By BGil
I suppose that I'm not a true wild camper then...

I suppose that I'm not a true wild camper then because I care about legality.

Look at it this way: if you know it's legal, you don't need to be too careful, leave at dawn, etc. You feel at ease,...
Forum: EMEA 10-10-2013, 01:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,538
Posted By BGil
Thank you ttr. List updated.

Thank you ttr. List updated.
Forum: EMEA 10-09-2013, 09:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,538
Posted By BGil
I don't know either if my information is...

I don't know either if my information is accurate, that's why I ask you all.

I said "I took as granted that camping is always legal on private land with the authorisation of the owner."
I'm...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-09-2013, 04:22 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,065
Posted By BGil
In Belgium, the amount of tax varies according to...

In Belgium, the amount of tax varies according to the power of the bike or car. For instance (new bike): only 61.5 € for a bike up to 70kW, but 4957 € for more than 155 kW.
That's why a lot of...
Forum: EMEA 10-08-2013, 06:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,538
Posted By BGil
Wild camping in Europe – a complete list

Wild camping in Europe


The question has already been asked before but I can’t find a complete list with all European countries.

I will complete and correct the list if you can give me more...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-07-2013, 11:26 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,065
Posted By BGil
Autoscout24.be is Belgian. The fr. in the url...

Autoscout24.be is Belgian. The fr. in the url means that the website is in french language. The real French website is : http://www.autoscout24.fr/motos
Here is another popular french website for...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-02-2013, 04:17 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,065
Posted By BGil
Remember that, in France, you can't register a...

Remember that, in France, you can't register a bike with more than 106 HP.
Forum: Thumpers 10-02-2013, 01:23 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,244
Posted By BGil
I was told the same : don't mix different oils at...

I was told the same : don't mix different oils at the same time but you can change the brand, the type, etc. Just use the cheapest you can find :D
Forum: Thumpers 10-01-2013, 11:44 PM
Replies: 11,281
Views: 1,016,374
Posted By BGil
Recently, I dropped a bolt in the engine while...

Recently, I dropped a bolt in the engine while checking the valves clearance. I had to open the left side crankcase of the lower engine to retrieve that bolt and look what I found :

...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-01-2013, 11:06 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,460
Posted By BGil
How much does it cost ?

How much does it cost ?
Forum: Europe 08-08-2013, 02:17 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,458
Posted By BGil
Here is the french translation. Can another...

Here is the french translation. Can another frenchspeaking user have a look at it ? I'm executive secretary in a government office so maybe it's a little to formal (you're never to polite with a...
Forum: Europe 08-06-2013, 02:57 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,458
Posted By BGil
I can help you with french. PM me the text...

I can help you with french.

PM me the text and I will have a look.
Forum: Beasts 07-18-2013, 12:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,203
Posted By BGil
I read an article in a french webzine about Moto...

I read an article in a french webzine about Moto Morini and it's future.
One particular sentence caught my attention : "Concernant l'avenir proche, tous les modèles de la gamme existante vont ...
Forum: Trip Planning 06-23-2013, 09:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 600
Posted By BGil
I agree with Mark. There are even a few...

I agree with Mark.

There are even a few members of the HUBB who lives in Kyrgyzstan, like those (http://www.horizonsunlimited.com/hubb/members/still-southern) guys...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-19-2013, 01:00 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,958
Posted By BGil
My Nokia C5 is really good. Very compact, so you...

My Nokia C5 is really good. Very compact, so you can have it always with you, unlike a GPS.
The maps are good and totally free.
I've been on holiday in Greece 2 years ago, I just downloaded the map...
Forum: Europe 05-07-2013, 11:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 693
Posted By BGil
1000 € for a driving licence ? Wow, that's huge !...

1000 € for a driving licence ? Wow, that's huge !

It will be cheaper to get an International Driving Permit (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/International_Driving_Permit). If possible for you... I...
Forum: Thumpers 04-26-2013, 01:29 AM
Replies: 11,281
Views: 1,016,374
Posted By BGil
I have a KLR from 2001 and I want to change a few...

I have a KLR from 2001 and I want to change a few things on it :
Bigger fuel tank, 14L (3.7 US Gal) is to small,
Central stand
Tank and engine guard
Side racks for soft luggage
Doohickey, of...
Forum: Europe 04-12-2013, 02:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 360
Posted By BGil
Hello Luke, I'm currently in the process of...

Hello Luke,

I'm currently in the process of selling my bike (registered in Belgium) to a German. When the deal is done, I will ask him if there are any fee. But my first tought is : it should be...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-29-2013, 12:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,063
Posted By BGil
That remind me of an european study published in...

That remind me of an european study published in 2004 : MAIDS - Motorcycle Accidents in Depth Study.

In that article, it was stated that half of the time, a motorcycle accident is caused by...
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2013, 12:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,357
Posted By BGil
I bought the KLR ! Below, a crappy cellphone...

I bought the KLR !

Below, a crappy cellphone picture. (That's not me on the bike)
Thanks for your advices.

http://i1097.photobucket.com/albums/g350/BGillet/23032013075_zps336fd2e8.jpg

The...
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2013, 09:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,357
Posted By BGil
You're right, Bluesman. I, too, think that the...

You're right, Bluesman.
I, too, think that the AT is a better bike. But all the AT for sale for that price (in Belgium) have more than 70 000 km. That's a big difference.
Until now, I have always...
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2013, 06:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,357
Posted By BGil
The nearest Kawasaki dealer is only 50 km away. ...

The nearest Kawasaki dealer is only 50 km away.

I will learn mechanics with that bike so I will constantly check the engine just to have the opportunity to learn how to fix something.

In...
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2013, 05:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,357
Posted By BGil
I phoned the guy and asked a few questions. ...

I phoned the guy and asked a few questions.

He's the second owner, the bike have 9900 km, he rode only 1000 km. I think the km is real. He's retired and have stopped riding for medical reasons.
...
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2013, 04:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,357
Posted By BGil
From the ad, the engine is currently drained and...

From the ad, the engine is currently drained and the bike is not plated; I suppose the bike has been stopped for a long period of time.
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