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Forum: Thumpers 10-11-2011, 01:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 762
Posted By AlanI
Oops :cry

Oops :cry
Forum: Thumpers 10-11-2011, 12:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 762
Posted By AlanI
G650GS Sertão

http://bmwmcmag.com/2011/10/bmw-introduces-g650gs-sertao/
Forum: Ride reports 08-15-2011, 11:05 PM
Replies: 1,098
Views: 477,746
Posted By AlanI
:thumb:beer

:thumb:beer
Forum: Ride reports 08-15-2011, 01:52 PM
Replies: 1,098
Views: 477,746
Posted By AlanI
As a matter of interest, how tall is Cheryl as...

As a matter of interest, how tall is Cheryl as she appears to be able to flat foot quite well on the bike?
Forum: Ride reports 07-20-2011, 10:53 AM
Replies: 1,098
Views: 477,746
Posted By AlanI
It's not Cheryl's face that worries me Leslie but...

It's not Cheryl's face that worries me Leslie but rather the look on yours LOL. If looks could only kill. :rofl:rofl
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-23-2011, 09:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,274
Posted By AlanI
Entrant;

Entrant;
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-23-2011, 09:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,274
Posted By AlanI
Ah, you mean like this. Score 1 for the...

Ah, you mean like this. Score 1 for the Instructor and Zero for the entrant. Images taken at the recent Touratech GS Challenge Germany.
Forum: Ride reports 06-14-2011, 05:07 AM
Replies: 1,098
Views: 477,746
Posted By AlanI
Well you don't have to clock up precisely 1000km...

Well you don't have to clock up precisely 1000km Leslie as this is generally a don't exceed figure. More important, and to ensure engine longevity and reliability, it to run the engine in properly by...
Forum: Ride reports 06-13-2011, 05:04 AM
Replies: 1,098
Views: 477,746
Posted By AlanI
Your not alone in this Leslie although I have to...

Your not alone in this Leslie although I have to say that I'm somewhat envious of the 'smallness' and 'lightness' of women's clothing LOL. My wife can get 3 pairs of her underwear into the space of a...
Forum: Ride reports 06-13-2011, 12:43 AM
Replies: 1,098
Views: 477,746
Posted By AlanI
:lurk especially looking forward to seeing this...

:lurk especially looking forward to seeing this little lot stowed on the bikes.
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-09-2011, 03:48 AM
Replies: 1,894
Views: 178,818
Posted By AlanI
On my bike this extra plastic key operates the...

On my bike this extra plastic key operates the ignition, seat, fuel cap and OEM cases and I've stuck it in my wallet on the off-chance that I go and lose the master key somewhere. And yes, there's no...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-08-2011, 05:29 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,944
Posted By AlanI
Yep, certainly looks like it. Thanks for the link...

Yep, certainly looks like it. Thanks for the link Leslie. :D
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-08-2011, 04:25 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,944
Posted By AlanI
What make of bum bag is that you are wearing...

What make of bum bag is that you are wearing around your waist Lori and is it waterproof etc? Looking for just such a thing for our upcoming trip and what you're wearing appears to be of a good size....
Forum: Ride reports 06-07-2011, 02:26 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 18,864
Posted By AlanI
Whilst waiting get in some of this :liftfollowed...

Whilst waiting get in some of this :liftfollowed by this :dg whilst listening to some of this :drums which should make you very :happay. Hopefully that will stop you both getting on each others...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-07-2011, 02:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 883
Posted By AlanI
Laugh Well the 'LF' indicates the bike is registered in...

Well the 'LF' indicates the bike is registered in London and the '09' indicates it was registered between 1st March and 31st August 2010. The letters 'ZDN' are random letters to distinguish between...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-07-2011, 06:18 AM
Replies: 1,708
Views: 287,873
Posted By AlanI
From here...

From here http://www.reifenwerk-heidenau.de/modules/0_fahrzeugsuche.htm?searchtyp=fahrzeugtyp if in the drop-down list (Hersteller) you choose BMW, then in Hubraum choose 501-1000ccm, you'll see that...
Forum: Ride reports 06-07-2011, 04:48 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 18,864
Posted By AlanI
Thanks Leslie. Always nice to put a face to...

Thanks Leslie. Always nice to put a face to something and more personalizes your charity. :thumb
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-06-2011, 01:10 PM
Replies: 1,708
Views: 287,873
Posted By AlanI
I still don't understand why Heidenau haven't...

I still don't understand why Heidenau haven't certified these for use on the F800GS in their home market of Germany although they have been for the F650GS. Please note, we are only allowed to mount...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-05-2011, 09:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,496
Posted By AlanI
Um, that's certainly something to keep in mind if...

Um, that's certainly something to keep in mind if caught in a heavy downpour and need to refuel. That said, just looking at my bike there appears to be enough space around the hinge, which lies just...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-04-2011, 10:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,349
Posted By AlanI
Speaking with one of the techs at TT this past...

Speaking with one of the techs at TT this past weekend regarding their upcoming new line in alu cases I was informed that the cases are not designed to be 100% waterproof. The reason being, as was...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-04-2011, 09:53 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 80,180
Posted By AlanI
What editing software and export settings did you...

What editing software and export settings did you use? In general I've found it best NOT to export directly to YouTube (I use either Windows Live Movie Maker on Windows 7 or Sony Movie Studio HD...
Forum: Ride reports 06-02-2011, 02:20 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 18,864
Posted By AlanI
Now you're sounding like Forest Gump Leslie in...

Now you're sounding like Forest Gump Leslie in the hope that instead of joggers you'll turn around one day and discover a few thousand women riders following you. :rofl
Forum: Ride reports 05-31-2011, 10:33 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 18,864
Posted By AlanI
:thumb:thumb:lurk all links bookmarked.

:thumb:thumb:lurk all links bookmarked.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-22-2011, 10:55 AM
Replies: 1,894
Views: 178,818
Posted By AlanI
I will agree with this aspect of your post...

I will agree with this aspect of your post contrary to ChiTown and Soph9. I would imagine that the number of seat and screen swops that people have experimented with to make the 1200GS comfortable...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-22-2011, 04:18 AM
Replies: 1,894
Views: 178,818
Posted By AlanI
The original specification was for 1mm of play...

The original specification was for 1mm of play which I believe the Haynes manual is using. However, the '10 and '11 model handbook states 3mm whilst a recent BMW technical bulletin that someone here...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-19-2011, 07:57 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,228
Posted By AlanI
Both in my opinion.

Both in my opinion.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-18-2011, 01:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,228
Posted By AlanI
+1 on the above, and of course what shouldn't be...

+1 on the above, and of course what shouldn't be forgotten is that it's far cheaper to replace a pair of crash bars if needs be than even one plastic panel which cost and arm and a leg. If the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-13-2011, 04:11 AM
Replies: 1,708
Views: 287,873
Posted By AlanI
Tks, much better. :1drink

Tks, much better. :1drink
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-13-2011, 02:52 AM
Replies: 1,708
Views: 287,873
Posted By AlanI
@ jussaral. Could you kindly edit your post and...

@ jussaral. Could you kindly edit your post and change the font colour which is currently blue and which I can't read. Thanks.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-13-2011, 02:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,449
Posted By AlanI
The Z660 motorcycle mount output is 5V

The Z660 motorcycle mount output is 5V
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-10-2011, 02:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 706
Posted By AlanI
The 'service' indicator comes on at the...

The 'service' indicator comes on at the prescribed service mileage which is every 10,000km/6,000miles or annually whichever comes first. Your dealer will/should only reset this indication when the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-05-2011, 10:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,848
Posted By AlanI
+1

+1
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-04-2011, 02:02 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,010
Posted By AlanI
Purchased in Germany June '10.......and we make...

Purchased in Germany June '10.......and we make them here :eek1

Basic price (although you'll never find a base model in the dealerships)...€9,980 (approx $14,832).

With extras: ABS, Warm grips,...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-17-2011, 05:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,524
Posted By AlanI
You might also want to consider investing in a...

You might also want to consider investing in a Battery Bug at the same time as investing in a new battery....
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-15-2011, 07:54 AM
Replies: 1,708
Views: 287,873
Posted By AlanI
I think you'll find that should be the 'yellow'...

I think you'll find that should be the 'yellow' dot and this is the light/thin point of the tyre. The 'red' dot indicates the high point of the tyre. Now if you get both a red and yellow...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-11-2011, 02:43 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,902
Posted By AlanI
Congrats on the bike Rich. This bike is indeed up...

Congrats on the bike Rich. This bike is indeed up to the job through the corners........the real question is, do your skills match the capability of the bike. Only joking. :rofl

Take a look at...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-04-2011, 01:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,117
Posted By AlanI
Every year when the bike is put into winter...

Every year when the bike is put into winter storage I remove the battery. Upon replacing it the following season the instruments show me the correct total mileage but the trip meters are reset to...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-29-2011, 11:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,754
Posted By AlanI
:thumb thanks for all the input guys. Much...

:thumb thanks for all the input guys. Much appreciated. As it happens, I received an email from TT today and they are going to send me one to test on a sale or return basis with the only stipulation...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-27-2011, 10:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,754
Posted By AlanI
:beer HighFive

:beer HighFive
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-27-2011, 01:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,754
Posted By AlanI
Thanks for the info guys. I'm going to fire off...

Thanks for the info guys. I'm going to fire off an email to TT in the morning (might even telephone them personally) and ask if they would be prepared to loan me one for a couple of hours to test....
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