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Forum: Road warriors 04-19-2007, 01:35 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 13,455
Posted By pinkolive
Terrytori a little English sarcasm :wink:

Terrytori

a little English sarcasm :wink:
Forum: Road warriors 04-19-2007, 11:39 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 13,455
Posted By pinkolive
Wicked bullshit

you dont give a crap about what anyone thinks about you or your bike?

stop kidding yourself.

why are you then considering two of the most "out-there" bikes currently on sale.? and why are you...
Forum: Road warriors 04-19-2007, 07:16 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 13,455
Posted By pinkolive
i thought id be a little more constructive than...

i thought id be a little more constructive than my my last reply.

i strikes me you need a bike you feel and look good on and that looks good sitting outside that trendy New York cafe.

Moto...
Forum: Road warriors 04-19-2007, 07:04 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 13,455
Posted By pinkolive
fixinbones whats your problem with the riding...

fixinbones
whats your problem with the riding position of any bike?
it seems to me that you dont spend enough time on a bike to be crippled by it.
get the one that most pleases your eye.
Forum: Europe 04-11-2007, 03:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 428
Posted By pinkolive
i enquired about some used HP2s they had coming...

i enquired about some used HP2s they had coming in from the offroad school in Wales - they were going to send me some pics by email, after a number of times chasing this email the sales guy told me...
Forum: Europe 04-06-2007, 01:23 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,041
Posted By pinkolive
Global Rider of course your right if you...

Global Rider

of course your right if you ride like an a$$ then you deserve all you get but i dont when filtering, a fast jog is prob about right. certainly on the GS and maybe a little quicker on...
Forum: Europe 04-05-2007, 03:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,041
Posted By pinkolive
ive done alot of riding in Germany and will be...

ive done alot of riding in Germany and will be going back at the end of April on my way to the Alps.

prior to ever riding in Germany i had the impression that they would be very good drivers -...
Forum: Europe 04-05-2007, 01:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 444
Posted By pinkolive
yes id echo Noggin's words ive done alot of...

yes id echo Noggin's words

ive done alot of riding in Scotland from England, the A1 A68 is my prefered route.

another option is to cut off the A68 to Moffat overnight, the next morning you...
Forum: Thumpers 04-05-2007, 01:05 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 24,077
Posted By pinkolive
just seen pics of the klr650 08 you speak of and...

just seen pics of the klr650 08 you speak of and am i glad we wont be seeing this ugly pile of shite on the UK's roads/trails.:clap

finally, the North American continent gets its punishment for...
Forum: Thumpers 04-05-2007, 12:03 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,669
Posted By pinkolive
IMO a trail bike should come just aboiut ready...

IMO
a trail bike should come just aboiut ready to go (as a trail bike) save some additional protection, the BMW looks like it is such a bike.

having read some of the "TE610 owners sign in...
Forum: Thumpers 04-05-2007, 08:06 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,669
Posted By pinkolive
Question Hi Barcelona Paul. reading you post with...

Hi Barcelona Paul.

reading you post with interest, looks like you have got a great bike there.

slightly off topic - my parents live close to La Rochele - Fontenay-Le-Comte and i have...
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2007, 08:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 990
Posted By pinkolive
Cry bad luck

bad luck
Forum: Orange Crush 03-19-2007, 08:25 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 8,448
Posted By pinkolive
:wink: i have quite a different problem. ...

:wink: i have quite a different problem.

mine wont let me get rid of the bloody things....

when ive decided on a new bike purchase - which can take a while - my wife will not allow me to...
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2007, 04:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 990
Posted By pinkolive
be still my beating heart....

hold your horses there Alex

ive had two of these but only offroad.

buy it put on some 17" wheels, sticky rubber , bigger tank and ride it like a fucjing lunatic:rofl , will prob be the best...
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2007, 03:18 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 14,984
Posted By pinkolive
one only needs to look at the size of the tank,...

one only needs to look at the size of the tank, the lack of screen and the bmw promo video to see that bmw are not targeting the Adv bike market with this bike.

this is a trail bike that could...
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2007, 02:54 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,337
Posted By pinkolive
for nuance read fault? im currently running...

for nuance read fault?

im currently running two BMWs so you dont have to tell me about nuances but i wouldnt expect one of the many to leave me at the side of the road.

and i suspect sir you...
Forum: Europe 03-16-2007, 06:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,193
Posted By pinkolive
suggest you have a look at Horizons Unlimited...

suggest you have a look at Horizons Unlimited website forum, there will be alot of info there.
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2007, 05:16 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,337
Posted By pinkolive
contentious? sorry didnt realise i was. ...

contentious?

sorry didnt realise i was.

"It is a beautiful high quality motorcycle.... idled perfectly in traffic, temps were rock solid".

these two statements do not compute in my mind....
Forum: Road warriors 03-16-2007, 04:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,559
Posted By pinkolive
Wink touchy touchy

derision? this was not my intent. i was giving my opinion which i thought was ok on this forum but maybe i should hold my tongue until i have 1000 posts.......Goss?

for the avoidance of doubt....
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2007, 08:48 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,337
Posted By pinkolive
Eh? curious

great bike and congrats - but.

idled perfectly in traffic, temps were rock solid?????

is there some reason why you feel this needs to be said.

this is the 21st century and you have just...
Forum: Road warriors 03-15-2007, 04:50 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 10,252
Posted By pinkolive
Thumb no contest

your mileage = shaft = K1200S
Forum: Road warriors 03-15-2007, 04:38 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,559
Posted By pinkolive
too late

IMO
youve blown it
you had the opportunity to buy one of the best bikes ever built
the triumph doesnt come close, in fact i wouldnt even compare them, the triumph is a tourer and the bmw is a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-15-2007, 04:15 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,800
Posted By pinkolive
i generally do big miles when im on my way home...

i generally do big miles when im on my way home from a trip.

on two occasions ive ridden from innsbruck to durham(uk) in one just over 1000 miles. once on a BMW1150GS and last time on BMW K1200S...
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2007, 09:08 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 14,984
Posted By pinkolive
Question KTM currently do not make a trail bike that in...

KTM currently do not make a trail bike that in terms of performance and handling would get anywhere near the G650 Xch.

it is closer to KTMs enduro bikes (exc) but has the advantage of a decent...
Forum: Thumpers 03-07-2007, 02:09 PM
Replies: 6,013
Views: 1,257,257
Posted By pinkolive
G650 Launch

Went to the G650 Launch in Scotland on saturday.
the bikes look good
the Xch is a cool looking dirt bike but a trail bike rather than an enduro bike as BMW call it - its too heavy. but for a trail...
Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2007, 07:58 AM
Replies: 6,013
Views: 1,257,257
Posted By pinkolive
this may answer some of your questions? ...

this may answer some of your questions?
http://www.autotrader.co.uk/EDITORIAL/33723.html
Forum: GS Boxers 03-06-2007, 07:23 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,333
Posted By pinkolive
tyres

Hi
any of you guys used more road biased tyres - tourance/trailwing on the HP2?
Forum: Europe 03-01-2007, 12:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 534
Posted By pinkolive
Question Alps dirt tracks/roads

Hi
after a number of visits to the Alps riding only the blacktop i would lke to do some light offroad riding on legal tracks/roads riding an 1150GS early summer.
ive done plenty of enduro/trail...
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