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Forum: Parallel Universe Yesterday, 09:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 278
Posted By Loutre
fill out that profile noob :o)

fill out that profile noob :o)
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 02:34 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,730
Posted By Loutre
399? ok I'm hooked, hope the european distributor...

399? ok I'm hooked, hope the european distributor won't turn that $ into €...
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 02:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,304
Posted By Loutre
shreddr and this german guy got about 160hp out...

shreddr and this german guy got about 160hp out of their kit. could be some truth to it :evil
Forum: Parallel Universe Yesterday, 02:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 371
Posted By Loutre
check out if you have a problem here:...

check out if you have a problem here: http://cycle-ergo.com/

you can still buy and aftermarked low seat or if that doesn't help buy an aftermarked lowered spring / suspension, no problems only...
Forum: Parallel Universe Yesterday, 02:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 509
Posted By Loutre
first of all go fill out that profile noob :deal...

first of all go fill out that profile noob :deal (wow what a relieve, haven't said that in month, started to miss my catch phrase!)

anyhow, the 8GS is an amazing machine (don't ask Snowy about it...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-21-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 371
Posted By Loutre
F8GS will need suspension upgrade at some point...

F8GS will need suspension upgrade at some point (the earlier the better!). Take the one with less electronics, ASC is overrated on that 800 anyway. Wouldn't buy Ohlins except if you are +95kgs, lower...
Forum: Beasts 07-21-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 900
Posted By Loutre
Yamaha XTz 700...

Yamaha XTz 700 (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=991292)

here you go
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-21-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 326
Posted By Loutre
a couple of guys are using them on the XTZ in the...

a couple of guys are using them on the XTZ in the beast section and swear by them! Love the mechanism, but for that price I prefer my go cruise throttle lock :o)
Forum: GS Boxers 07-21-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,730
Posted By Loutre
nope the old unit doesn't work with the wetheads,...

nope the old unit doesn't work with the wetheads, nor the six cylinders, that is why this is big news.
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-21-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 980
Posted By Loutre
maybe try a set of E07 first. They are way...

maybe try a set of E07 first. They are way cheaper than the K60 and if you dislike them you'll dislike the K60s. If you live in a dry area I woudln't worry so much :o) and if you're used to offroad...
Forum: Beasts 07-21-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,764
Posted By Loutre
best way to find out if the 8GSA fits you is to...

best way to find out if the 8GSA fits you is to test ride one or better yet rent one for a day and do what you want to know.

Loving my 8GS but it's not OTD how I wanted it. Heck I spend 2k on...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-21-2014, 05:13 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 980
Posted By Loutre
Wet roads are not the same as snowy roads. I...

Wet roads are not the same as snowy roads. I liked the K60 and E07 on snowy roads, still hate them on wet roads :o)
Forum: GS Boxers 07-21-2014, 02:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,452
Posted By Loutre
OP just jinxed it :lol3

OP just jinxed it :lol3
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-20-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 980
Posted By Loutre
k60 are a great longlasting 50/50 tire. Loved it...

k60 are a great longlasting 50/50 tire. Loved it on dry roads and offroad, except if it became sandy/muddy but that was due to the centerstrip. On wet surfaces I hated it, slippery and everything.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-20-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,052
Posted By Loutre
+1 on that. Bought one for my GF for hour recent...

+1 on that. Bought one for my GF for hour recent trip to spain and she loved it. Made a huge difference during the 2500kms trip (over 5 days). For the first time she could spend 3 hours in the seat...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-12-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,567
Posted By Loutre
lol means that you'll keep it ON road and away...

lol means that you'll keep it ON road and away from anything with loose rocks? :lol3
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-12-2014, 02:00 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,567
Posted By Loutre
I'd get it, boxer are more $$$ later on. These...

I'd get it, boxer are more $$$ later on. These bikes need nothing before reaching 30-40k. Boxers will have more mileage and weight way more. This one is already equipped.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-11-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,181
Posted By Loutre
I think it only was on the K16GTL Exclusive not...

I think it only was on the K16GTL Exclusive not the normal ones.
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-11-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,337
Posted By Loutre
wouldn't call them necessarily liars. As for my...

wouldn't call them necessarily liars. As for my issue they had no idea that there was a problem with the 8GS and I believed them simply because more than a year ago when I brought them mine for the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-11-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,337
Posted By Loutre
can't you take your hub to a machine shop and get...

can't you take your hub to a machine shop and get more clearance in it? should solve your problem =/
Forum: Beasts 07-11-2014, 02:10 AM
Replies: 1,255
Views: 274,165
Posted By Loutre
yup exactly what it was since I didn't want to...

yup exactly what it was since I didn't want to spend more work time on translating that full story :o), went immidiatly to the important part
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-11-2014, 02:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 944
Posted By Loutre
thanks for the feedback :o) Love happy endings!

thanks for the feedback :o) Love happy endings!
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-11-2014, 12:34 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,138
Posted By Loutre
my order hsa been officially placed as of...

my order hsa been officially placed as of yesterday. Your new baby will be thoroughly tested at the hard alpina tour :o)
Forum: GS Boxers 07-10-2014, 03:53 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 12,495
Posted By Loutre
That is because BMW bikes and cars have fuzed...

That is because BMW bikes and cars have fuzed departments just before the 1150s came out. My sister worked as a designer for BMW for several years and told me that in Munich the Bike department is...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-10-2014, 02:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 368
Posted By Loutre
in metric values that is 25mm is fine, 35mm not...

in metric values that is 25mm is fine, 35mm not so much :o)
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-08-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,337
Posted By Loutre
They replaced 2/3, did a 4 hour job on it because...

They replaced 2/3, did a 4 hour job on it because it was rusted and corroded. But since it's a service that is listed in their CPU as half an hour job (just brought them the Wheel, otherwise they...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-08-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,337
Posted By Loutre
still is an easy and less expensive fix. 3...

still is an easy and less expensive fix. 3 bearings will cost less than 4 of these plastic cushions. Glue them back together and you'll safe yourself at least 60 bucks.
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-08-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,337
Posted By Loutre
yup +1 on that. when my rear wheel bearings...

yup +1 on that. when my rear wheel bearings failed BMW only had one of those rubbers in stock (3 out of 4 were in the same state as yours, but with 50k kms on clock) I bought it and rode with 2...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-08-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,778
Posted By Loutre
Beemers are the new italian bikes. YOu know a...

Beemers are the new italian bikes. YOu know a couple of years back you heard your friends tell you never to buy an italian bike because they have issues etc. Guys who owned an italian bike were in...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-08-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,669
Posted By Loutre
yup :o)

yup :o)
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-08-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,138
Posted By Loutre
yup will be. As for öhlins kit: it doesn't...

yup will be.

As for öhlins kit: it doesn't have springs nor oil so price will be about the same
Forum: Beasts 07-08-2014, 04:53 AM
Replies: 8,423
Views: 1,615,058
Posted By Loutre
Wet when raining and rolling over these "fixed"...

Wet when raining and rolling over these "fixed" tarmac sections, slippy as fuck. Same behavior with Mitas. I use the E07 because it's darn cheap. 45/55€ shipped. No brainer for me and great 50/50...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-08-2014, 04:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 834
Posted By Loutre
Time to test BMW Roadside Assistance...

Time to test BMW Roadside Assistance (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=991532) :evil:lol3
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-08-2014, 02:26 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,138
Posted By Loutre
Got an answer: So... as foreseen you...

Got an answer:

So... as foreseen you exchange the complete interior of the fork. You can adjust rebound, preload and the compression of the spring. The kit is delivered with springs and oil and as...
Forum: Beasts 07-08-2014, 02:12 AM
Replies: 8,423
Views: 1,615,058
Posted By Loutre
Loved them onroad but scary as hell as soon as it...

Loved them onroad but scary as hell as soon as it gets wet. Mitas 07 behave the same way so don't try them either if you hated the heidies. Though the Mitas is better offroad due to the absence of...
Forum: Beasts 07-08-2014, 02:06 AM
Replies: 1,255
Views: 274,165
Posted By Loutre
Aren't you supposed to troll the XTZ threads...

Aren't you supposed to troll the XTZ threads :lol3 Got lost again :wink:


As for the picture posted above from Motorrad Magazin, when they showed it to the japanese guy working for honda's...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-08-2014, 01:45 AM
Replies: 833
Views: 61,226
Posted By Loutre
just hope that aussie VA is better than the...

just hope that aussie VA is better than the american :puke1
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-08-2014, 01:39 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,601
Posted By Loutre
http://img4.hostingpics.net/pics/428220IMGP1936.jp...

http://img4.hostingpics.net/pics/428220IMGP1936.jpg (http://www.hostingpics.net/viewer.php?id=428220IMGP1936.jpg)

Here it what duffs looks like on his bike :deal He really seems to enjoy it :lol3...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-08-2014, 01:35 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,917
Posted By Loutre
otherwise spend another 900 on a cartridge kit....

otherwise spend another 900 on a cartridge kit. The cheapest one i've found is in that price range. Have to see if they make a kit for the GSA though (aka 43mm)
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-07-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 474
Posted By Loutre
On an other note: it's not only HID that burns...

On an other note: it's not only HID that burns the reflector. Other guys like myself only used 55w bulbs and still got a burned reflector. Mine started to be smoking grey at 35k and was burning black...
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