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Forum: Beasts Today, 03:47 AM
Replies: 545
Views: 132,661
Posted By Two Plugs
Thatís a good price Antoine! I would repaint the...

Thatís a good price Antoine! I would repaint the engine for sure. Make certain that you dont paint the gaskets which you see every time, a shame! Scroll back several pages in this topic to see what I...
Forum: Beasts Yesterday, 12:53 AM
Replies: 545
Views: 132,661
Posted By Two Plugs
Nice gift for Xmass! Any pictures? Congrats with...

Nice gift for Xmass! Any pictures? Congrats with the beast! ;)
Forum: Beasts 12-21-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 4,439
Views: 834,668
Posted By Two Plugs
Sorry, not earlier than (EU) dealerdelivery in...

Sorry, not earlier than (EU) dealerdelivery in September '15. Honda is eager to work with the first impressions data received by the public @ the EICMA exhib last November. That feeds the impressions...
Forum: Beasts 12-21-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 4,439
Views: 834,668
Posted By Two Plugs
I've skipped thev last 30 pages or so on this...

I've skipped thev last 30 pages or so on this topic which really is becoming 'epic' ;)

Some facs just to get this topic back2base... and please forgive me for doubling a previous posting...

70...
Forum: Beasts 12-11-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 4,439
Views: 834,668
Posted By Two Plugs
Don't wanna disturb any dreams - even despite I...

Don't wanna disturb any dreams - even despite I am a Honda enthusiast - but its BMW who is selling the big numbers in large bikes, not Honda.

To my opinion BMW doesnít only sell a bike: they sell...
Forum: Beasts 12-09-2014, 04:01 AM
Replies: 545
Views: 132,661
Posted By Two Plugs
It will be difficult to find an original gasket...

It will be difficult to find an original gasket for the XLV750R. I just bought a piece of 'gasketpaper' at a local car spare parts shop and used the original as template. Is the oil leakage minor, a...
Forum: Beasts 12-02-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 4,439
Views: 834,668
Posted By Two Plugs
30 pages of pure speculation since I took my last...

30 pages of pure speculation since I took my last view here... The amount of speculations are getting more and more hillareous ;)

Its a TWIN.
And what's do special on having 2 sparkplugs per...
Forum: Beasts 11-25-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 4,439
Views: 834,668
Posted By Two Plugs
Don't blame them, David... They Simply Can't help...

Don't blame them, David... They Simply Can't help it...
You need twin glasses to have a perfect set of spectacles and its clear who needs them! :lol3
Forum: Beasts 11-23-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 4,439
Views: 834,668
Posted By Two Plugs
3 months... You've got me laughing now... it took...

3 months... You've got me laughing now... it took 11 years of pure speculation before the Treu Adventure Concept was revealed at last months EICMA show. So be patient, in about 10 yrs and 9 months...
Forum: Beasts 11-22-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 2,193
Views: 617,676
Posted By Two Plugs
Yes, guys... I am sorry... I won't do it again......

Yes, guys... I am sorry... I won't do it again...

We should not forget that the BMW GS series is in numbers the most sold motorcycle world wide.

Fact: 90% of those GS'es are still on the road!
Forum: Beasts 11-17-2014, 11:57 PM
Replies: 2,193
Views: 617,676
Posted By Two Plugs
Looking at the fact that BMW riders here on ADV...

Looking at the fact that BMW riders here on ADV rider need a trillion topics to complain about everything what is wrong with their Beemers, I guess the XR will be popular again. :rofl

But it can't...
Forum: Beasts 11-16-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 4,439
Views: 834,668
Posted By Two Plugs
Humour! ;) Imagine... You are employed by BMW to...

Humour! ;) Imagine... You are employed by BMW to follow all the trillion BMW topics at ADVrider... Hahaha... hillareous! Looking from that side, the Honda guy has an easy job... ;) Just making notes...
Forum: Beasts 11-16-2014, 03:34 AM
Replies: 4,439
Views: 834,668
Posted By Two Plugs
@Sig_sour be assured that Honda (but also all...

@Sig_sour be assured that Honda (but also all other major manufactures) is reading up on forums like ADV rider and www.vci-forum.com . I'll even bet that they got a office full with nerds following...
Forum: Australia 11-14-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 399
Views: 41,104
Posted By Two Plugs
Nice signature under your postings... Maybe you...

Nice signature under your postings... Maybe you should put your actions where your mouth is? :rofl

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=904285&page=202

Dunno.
Forum: Australia 11-12-2014, 12:59 AM
Replies: 399
Views: 41,104
Posted By Two Plugs
If People would only use the search button before...

If People would only use the search button before starting a new topic... its the same at every forum world wide.

Check: new africa twin 2014 and hit "search".
Forum: Beasts 11-09-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 4,439
Views: 834,668
Posted By Two Plugs
Guess who is on the frontline of becoming the new...

Guess who is on the frontline of becoming the new supplier of the kit & goodies which you could order with the new Honda? :evil
I only say this once... Its a German...
Honda made a big mistake...
Forum: Beasts 11-09-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 4,439
Views: 834,668
Posted By Two Plugs
Is there no one at all reading previous postings...

Is there no one at all reading previous postings in this topic ;)

OK, here you are... it will only be available for US custommers with an fully automatic transmission.

(sarcasm modus off)
Forum: Beasts 11-09-2014, 01:40 AM
Replies: 4,439
Views: 834,668
Posted By Two Plugs
:rofl The new bike will most likely, come in...

:rofl

The new bike will most likely, come in two trims:

- Pure 'discover the unbeaten path' orientated
- More 'touring the beaten path' orientated.

DCT is working fine, especially with...
Forum: Beasts 11-07-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 4,439
Views: 834,668
Posted By Two Plugs
Please... read previous postings in this topic...

Please... read previous postings in this topic before making assumptions.

It will weight 200 Kilogram on the road (who cares about dry weight?)
It will have a 1.000 cc engine.
It will arrive at...
Forum: Beasts 11-05-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 4,439
Views: 834,668
Posted By Two Plugs
And they are most likely Italian... Thatís even...

And they are most likely Italian... Thatís even smaller. Put a 6,8 ft Dutchy beside it... I am available, anyone sponsoring a return flight Amsterdam-Milano? ;)
Forum: Beasts 11-05-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 4,439
Views: 834,668
Posted By Two Plugs
Wow, you're getting positive about this bike? ;) ...

Wow, you're getting positive about this bike? ;)
No harm done. Underline your posting above, triple if needed.
The best part of Honda's DCT... it comes (additionally) with footshift. Makes the...
Forum: Beasts 11-05-2014, 12:01 AM
Replies: 4,439
Views: 834,668
Posted By Two Plugs
Thumbs Up! Anyone fancies a 2012 Honda XL1000V...

Thumbs Up! Anyone fancies a 2012 Honda XL1000V Varadero? for sale with only 20.000 km on the ODO? :evil
Forum: Beasts 11-04-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 4,439
Views: 834,668
Posted By Two Plugs
Well? What are YOUR first impressions? It seems...

Well? What are YOUR first impressions? It seems you have been the first ADV member who has seen it in the flesh!

How about dimensions? It looks fairly big besides an original '80ties NXR750......
Forum: Beasts 11-04-2014, 03:22 AM
Replies: 4,439
Views: 834,668
Posted By Two Plugs
:freaky Regarding the bike on display: it is...

:freaky

Regarding the bike on display: it is NOT the finished product. Its a mockup, put together for the EICMA show; so important parts which will be on the model when its in production stadium,...
Forum: Beasts 11-04-2014, 02:30 AM
Replies: 4,439
Views: 834,668
Posted By Two Plugs
With special regards too...:

I am SOOO sorry... Could help myself... :rofl

Thank you guys for the following comedies. He who laughs last, laughs best.

Where are you guys? Red Cat, JustKip, Roadscum, Zave, RockyCraig, etc?...
Forum: Beasts 11-04-2014, 01:58 AM
Replies: 4,439
Views: 834,668
Posted By Two Plugs
And I am NOT going to make sarcasm postings about...

And I am NOT going to make sarcasm postings about all those negative &*^*^ who kept shouting it would be another HOUX...

And happy to live in the part of the Planet where it will be available.
...
Forum: Beasts 11-04-2014, 01:47 AM
Replies: 4,439
Views: 834,668
Posted By Two Plugs
Here IT IS!!!

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/B1lahucIQAAfi9I.jpg:large
Forum: Beasts 11-03-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 4,439
Views: 834,668
Posted By Two Plugs
Those bikes are even less- interesting than the...

Those bikes are even less- interesting than the XXX model update of - any - BMW... :lol3
Forum: Beasts 11-03-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 4,439
Views: 834,668
Posted By Two Plugs
Ducati press conference is LIVE going on right...

Ducati press conference is LIVE going on right now...
New Multistrada is shortly to be revealed

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=OYtQwA5q5Bo
Forum: Beasts 11-03-2014, 12:19 AM
Replies: 4,439
Views: 834,668
Posted By Two Plugs
Production of the Honda XL1000V Varadero was...

Production of the Honda XL1000V Varadero was seased in 2011, last production models where delivered in 2012 (like mine).

Crosstourer is way different, different goal, different priced. Its like a...
Forum: Beasts 11-02-2014, 12:30 AM
Replies: 4,439
Views: 834,668
Posted By Two Plugs
Thumb You are not missing anything. The blurry pic on...

You are not missing anything. The blurry pic on the (Japanese?) cover is one of ghe many artist impressions shown on one of the 134 pages previous to this one ;)

3 days to go and counting.
Forum: Beasts 11-01-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 46,229
Posted By Two Plugs
Don't wanna be spoiling the party at this topic,...

Don't wanna be spoiling the party at this topic, but...

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=904285&page=133

We are already on Page 134 over there... :wink:
Forum: Beasts 11-01-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 4,439
Views: 834,668
Posted By Two Plugs
Funny... People here see a 1.000cc bike being...

Funny... People here see a 1.000cc bike being just not what to be expected and state that <900 should be the goal.

When BMW introduced the R80GS in the late 70ties, comments where similar.

Till...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-30-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,114
Posted By Two Plugs
Get an Android Phone. Apples belong on a tree.

Get an Android Phone. Apples belong on a tree.
Forum: Beasts 10-30-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 545
Views: 132,661
Posted By Two Plugs
Had a great ride with Granny this week. With...

Had a great ride with Granny this week. With temperatures still up to 20 Celsius, winter seems to be as remote as it could possibility be @ the end of October ;)

...
Forum: Beasts 10-30-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 46,229
Posted By Two Plugs
5 days 2 go. I can't prommisse to make no...

5 days 2 go. I can't prommisse to make no sarcastic replies to the sarcastic postings here... ;) I will try to be gentle.
Forum: Beasts 10-14-2014, 05:08 AM
Replies: 4,439
Views: 834,668
Posted By Two Plugs
The original idea, Bleusman, was to use a...

The original idea, Bleusman, was to use a modified Varadero 90 degrees 996cc Vtwin for the new bike. But the powerplant was considered to heavy and to 'large' (as in dimensions, not cubic) for a new...
Forum: Beasts 10-01-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 4,439
Views: 834,668
Posted By Two Plugs
Again... EICMA in Milano, Italy early November....

Again... EICMA in Milano, Italy early November. INTERMOT has proven to be really dissapointing regarding Honda novities.
Forum: Beasts 09-26-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 4,439
Views: 834,668
Posted By Two Plugs
Nope. Prices (Dutch list prices incl VAT and...

Nope.

Prices (Dutch list prices incl VAT and our famous 'luxury tax' BPM) will be close to what the new DL1000V or the previous XL1000V Varadero will cost:

Around Ä 13.000,-.

So I expect (if...
Forum: Beasts 09-23-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 4,439
Views: 834,668
Posted By Two Plugs
What is so strange besides the fact that it are...

What is so strange besides the fact that it are rumours? BMW won the Dakar xxx times with an 800cc 'shafty' - more than 3 decades ago! Guzzi had a 650 v2 adventurebike with shaft in the late 80ties...
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