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Forum: Thumpers 05-11-2011, 03:19 AM
Replies: 16,160
Views: 1,942,645
Posted By Grootseun
hiya, seems my rh heated grip is on the blink. ...

hiya, seems my rh heated grip is on the blink.

i changed the rubber grip a while ago (a year or two) and have had no issues.
this summer, with the incessant rain i have been experiencing grip...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-29-2011, 12:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,021
Posted By Grootseun
Nice. whats the story with the rock? Did it...

Nice.

whats the story with the rock? Did it fall on the cars? details man, we need details!!!:D
Forum: Thumpers 10-12-2010, 03:44 PM
Replies: 16,160
Views: 1,942,645
Posted By Grootseun
I got the problem sorted this evening, removed...

I got the problem sorted this evening, removed the throttle body and saw some filter paper that got stuck in the intake valves. cleared it out, checked the exhaust valves for incase, and all was...
Forum: Thumpers 10-11-2010, 03:15 AM
Replies: 16,160
Views: 1,942,645
Posted By Grootseun
butterfly is all clear gonna check the...

butterfly is all clear

gonna check the plugs for oil, and from there i may have to get compression test done.

foam filter definitely on the horizon
Forum: Thumpers 10-11-2010, 01:49 AM
Replies: 16,160
Views: 1,942,645
Posted By Grootseun
Thursday on my way to work, i accelerated to pass...

Thursday on my way to work, i accelerated to pass some traffic, the throttle got stuck (on the open position) hit the kill switch, and tried to fire the bike up again, and each time the revs run...
Forum: Thumpers 07-12-2010, 05:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,890
Posted By Grootseun
The Sirac 21' front is a POS even on mild dirt it...

The Sirac 21' front is a POS even on mild dirt it inspires no confidence whatsoever.

I have opted for having a more agressive front tyre on the front, and a more DS type tyre on the rear.
...
Forum: Africa & Mid East 05-28-2010, 04:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,348
Posted By Grootseun
Hi Quickly. Try: SAMA Tours Pretoria. ...

Hi Quickly.

Try: SAMA Tours Pretoria.

+27 012 804 3805 or cell. Johnathan Berman. +2783 560 6803

Hope this helps.
Forum: Africa & Mid East 05-24-2010, 01:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,224
Posted By Grootseun
Hi Cistone, Try the Wilddog forum, lotsa info...

Hi Cistone,
Try the Wilddog forum, lotsa info and peeps to ride with.

www.wilddog.za.net/forum
Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2010, 12:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,467
Posted By Grootseun
well, i can tell you one thing, as with most...

well, i can tell you one thing, as with most motorcycles, bmw is catering a lot more for the limpy european market than the rest of the world.

Here in the wild south africa, i can travel a short...
Forum: Africa & Mid East 05-17-2010, 11:45 AM
Replies: 2,730
Views: 264,677
Posted By Grootseun
crick...crick...crick...

crick...crick...crick...
Forum: Africa & Mid East 05-17-2010, 11:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,129
Posted By Grootseun
Back to topic.. these guys get easily distracted...

Back to topic.. these guys get easily distracted by beer and women...

what was i saying again???

oh right...

look for a guy called Bluebull2007 he resides in Peru, about a year or so ago...
Forum: Africa & Mid East 04-26-2010, 12:55 AM
Replies: 2,730
Views: 264,677
Posted By Grootseun
i felt absolutely no need whatsoever to ride my...

i felt absolutely no need whatsoever to ride my bike this weekend, spent it mostly inside, where it's warm and the beer is cold.

even this morning i stood for about 10 seconds contemplating taking...
Forum: Africa & Mid East 04-23-2010, 06:26 AM
Replies: 2,730
Views: 264,677
Posted By Grootseun
and you obviously have nothing to do with the...

and you obviously have nothing to do with the woodmead branch's success. :wink::lol3
Forum: Africa & Mid East 04-22-2010, 04:36 AM
Replies: 2,730
Views: 264,677
Posted By Grootseun
Bwaaahahahaha... that's some Funny shit. ...

Bwaaahahahaha... that's some Funny shit.

BTW, i remember Leo taking the K1200 RS for a spin around kyalami...i reckon if he had to be in an accident, his knees will be first point of contact..
Forum: Africa & Mid East 04-22-2010, 04:34 AM
Replies: 2,730
Views: 264,677
Posted By Grootseun
Saw it this morning on the way to midrand in the...

Saw it this morning on the way to midrand in the fog and rain. :puke1

Hope the baron brand brings some sort of success, nothing seems to survive as a business there.
Forum: Africa & Mid East 03-27-2010, 07:13 AM
Replies: 2,730
Views: 264,677
Posted By Grootseun
i like it, a litter. but if it's fake. it's...

i like it, a litter.

but if it's fake. it's gotta be silicone valley. as in the rolling hills of silicone valley.

sippin hansa's on a saturday afternoon i am...:freaky
Forum: Africa & Mid East 03-26-2010, 06:34 AM
Replies: 2,730
Views: 264,677
Posted By Grootseun
i am ashamed that i could have only found out...

i am ashamed that i could have only found out about NCD, this morning,i am normally such a staunch supporter of the day.

I gotta tell you tho, at the Piaza Melrose arch there are (whats the...
Forum: Africa & Mid East 03-26-2010, 04:30 AM
Replies: 2,730
Views: 264,677
Posted By Grootseun
quiet here... (whats that joke about the boy...

quiet here...

(whats that joke about the boy in the cupboard "it's dark in here isnt it?" - "dont start your shit in here")

:lol3
Forum: Ride reports 03-26-2010, 04:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,218
Posted By Grootseun
it's a good thing, as i am not much of a camera...

it's a good thing, as i am not much of a camera man (as you may have picked up)

:rofl
Forum: Ride reports 03-25-2010, 02:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,218
Posted By Grootseun
hmm, dunnow why some of the pictures are not...

hmm, dunnow why some of the pictures are not loading from imageshack
Forum: Ride reports 03-25-2010, 02:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,218
Posted By Grootseun
Borderline - Freestate, South Africa

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Forum: Africa & Mid East 02-20-2010, 05:24 AM
Replies: 2,730
Views: 264,677
Posted By Grootseun
yup.. gonna get a little busier here over the...

yup.. gonna get a little busier here over the weekend...and if not up by 'morrow eve, even busier next week.
Forum: Africa & Mid East 10-27-2009, 08:22 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,612
Posted By Grootseun
pack warm in case. i spent 10 days in Lesotho in...

pack warm in case. i spent 10 days in Lesotho in December, and it was 10 degrees celsius. but we were at 3200m so that's maybe why.
Forum: Africa & Mid East 10-22-2009, 07:36 AM
Replies: 2,730
Views: 264,677
Posted By Grootseun
cmon welsh... even I will be there...a momentous...

cmon welsh... even I will be there...a momentous occasion...even if i do say so myself.
Forum: Africa & Mid East 10-22-2009, 05:17 AM
Replies: 2,730
Views: 264,677
Posted By Grootseun
it's down. dunnow why....makes me finish a...

it's down.

dunnow why....makes me finish a whole weeks normal work in one day....:evil
Forum: Africa & Mid East 10-22-2009, 04:18 AM
Replies: 2,730
Views: 264,677
Posted By Grootseun
hellooooooo!!!!! though it would be a lot...

hellooooooo!!!!!

though it would be a lot busier here....
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2009, 05:23 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 22,791
Posted By Grootseun
i see you have a "performance " pipe on that...

i see you have a "performance " pipe on that bike.....



:rofl:rofl
Forum: Thumpers 04-28-2009, 06:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,681
Posted By Grootseun
Sounds like the ABS sensor might not be picking...

Sounds like the ABS sensor might not be picking up the abs ring.

Mate of mine has his Xchallenge in for a wheel change, and somehow the sensor got to close to the ABS ring, and got destroyed in...
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2009, 01:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 981
Posted By Grootseun
I have an 06 Dakar with 54000km's mostly...

I have an 06 Dakar with 54000km's
mostly commuting odd dirt trips.

not serviced all that regularly.

Still going strong.
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2009, 01:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 371
Posted By Grootseun
Thanx Mcgiggle. I also need to see where in...

Thanx Mcgiggle.

I also need to see where in the switch housing the wires go into. There are two possible area's.

I should have taken a pic, but i seemed to have left my brain at work last...
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2009, 12:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 371
Posted By Grootseun
06 GS Dakar Indicator wiring.

Howzit.

Looking for a picture of the wiring sequence as the wires go into the indicator switch. F650.com has nothing that specific.

Any help would be appreciated.

Cheers.
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2009, 06:34 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 11,652
Posted By Grootseun
I had some intermittent Idling probs on my 06...

I had some intermittent Idling probs on my 06 Dakar. I decided to have a look see, couldn't see anything under the dirt :rofl

Cleaned the rocker cable thingy assembly (technical term) and voila...
Forum: Ride reports 03-26-2009, 06:27 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 25,784
Posted By Grootseun
I did notice a spike in the share prices around...

I did notice a spike in the share prices around February...:rofl
Forum: Ride reports 03-26-2009, 01:40 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 25,784
Posted By Grootseun
Need more. Pretty good so far. Hey,...

Need more.

Pretty good so far.

Hey, Wimpy's a whole stack better than Macdonalds... at least there' no freaky clown....:evil
Forum: Ride reports 03-25-2009, 05:29 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 25,784
Posted By Grootseun
Nothing like the fast-paced action packed city of...

Nothing like the fast-paced action packed city of Jo-burg.

Great looking report so far. Always keen to check out our country through the eyes of Visiting Adventurers.
Forum: Ride reports 03-18-2009, 02:14 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 12,622
Posted By Grootseun
What an awesome report. For the...

What an awesome report.

For the travel-impaired like me, it was great to see your part of the world. Fine sense of humor.


Thanx for sharing.

Are there normally a lot more people attending...
Forum: Ride reports 03-11-2009, 02:07 AM
Replies: 246
Views: 90,749
Posted By Grootseun
Kickass!!

Nice report Mark,

Just spent valuable working time ( i love the sound a deadline makes as it comes whoooshing by) reading your awesome report.

Thanx for sharing.
Forum: Ride reports 01-08-2009, 03:09 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 13,582
Posted By Grootseun
Awesome report!!! Nice to see our country...

Awesome report!!!

Nice to see our country through your eyes, glad you enjoyed it.
Forum: Ride reports 12-11-2008, 02:43 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,586
Posted By Grootseun
Those are some awesome pics. Well written...

Those are some awesome pics.

Well written and quite informative.

Thanx for sharing Randy
Forum: Africa & Mid East 12-06-2008, 07:24 AM
Replies: 2,730
Views: 264,677
Posted By Grootseun
when is this ride???? i am due for a big...

when is this ride????

i am due for a big one. :freaky
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