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Forum: Old's Cool 04-24-2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 1,115
Views: 278,932
Posted By marc-s
She's runing again!...

She's runing again! https://instagram.com/p/12_O-IHSX0/
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-23-2015, 07:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 637
Posted By marc-s
Just to be sure I put in the stock springs and...

Just to be sure I put in the stock springs and like before the rocking motions are almost gone (or at least not a pia anymore). So it was the fact that I just put in progressive springs without...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-17-2015, 07:49 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 30,144
Posted By marc-s
http://public.marcschneider.org/bike/IMG_4551.jpg...

http://public.marcschneider.org/bike/IMG_4551.jpg

http://public.marcschneider.org/bike/DSCF0050.jpg
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-16-2015, 11:43 PM
Replies: 3,564
Views: 1,024,759
Posted By marc-s
I have an XTZ, but it's more or less the same as...

I have an XTZ, but it's more or less the same as the TDM. Even stator output should be the same as it's the same engine. I had similar problems: flat battery that never would charge properly. Reason...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-12-2015, 01:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 637
Posted By marc-s
Bumpy seesaw ride with progressive springs: teach me on fork basics

I drive a 1991 Yamaha XTZ 750 Super Tenere. This bike shares the front fork with some older Triumph Tigers (900?) and may even other bikes. It has a very simple and basic front fork which sucks. As...
Forum: The Garage 04-09-2015, 11:05 AM
Replies: 351
Views: 106,285
Posted By marc-s
https://igcdn-photos-h-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-x...

https://igcdn-photos-h-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-xaf1/t51.2885-15/11116903_1574656732796175_646174031_n.jpg

yummy!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-07-2015, 03:47 AM
Replies: 1,126
Views: 612,701
Posted By marc-s
I got myself cheap ones from ebay... And they did...

I got myself cheap ones from ebay... And they did fit without problems. My guess is that TDM risers would fit too...
Forum: The Garage 04-03-2015, 10:17 AM
Replies: 3,139
Views: 449,128
Posted By marc-s
Not the work of today, but did a complete brake...

Not the work of today, but did a complete brake job on my xtz 750 Super Tenere, put in new progressive springs, installed a bracket to switch the second headlight on and off (with separate relay) and...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-03-2015, 12:34 AM
Replies: 1,126
Views: 612,701
Posted By marc-s
Yes, the S10 is top heavy. But upgrading front...

Yes, the S10 is top heavy. But upgrading front springs and maybe the rear shock should give you an improvement in overall handling on and off road. At least that is what I read everywhere. Put...
Forum: The Garage 03-23-2015, 08:50 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,589
Posted By marc-s
Setting it that way is clever. Well done.

Setting it that way is clever. Well done.
Forum: Trip Planning 03-01-2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 13,850
Posted By marc-s
Thanks for your reply. I too would vote against...

Thanks for your reply. I too would vote against private lists... There are other suitable channels for that. And seems indeed didn't see the general list. My bad! on the other hand if you're in an...
Forum: Trip Planning 03-01-2015, 01:27 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 13,850
Posted By marc-s
joined the list too. But let me ask a simple...

joined the list too. But let me ask a simple question: why are there different lists? wouldn't it be more pratical to get help from everyone, no matter where he did initially come from or to which...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-24-2015, 02:22 AM
Replies: 1,115
Views: 278,932
Posted By marc-s
:(

:(
Forum: Old's Cool 02-01-2015, 01:05 AM
Replies: 16,979
Views: 10,716,889
Posted By marc-s
The main difference between women and...

The main difference between women and motorcycles: sometimes the later are wanted just because they are so damn ugly and thus special.
Forum: The Garage 01-24-2015, 11:11 AM
Replies: 3,139
Views: 449,128
Posted By marc-s
disassembled the starter motors of my honda cb250...

disassembled the starter motors of my honda cb250 super sport engines:

http://photos-e.ak.instagram.com/hphotos-ak-xaf1/t51.2885-15/10932211_507672709372620_196374936_n.jpg

:1drink
Forum: The Garage 01-17-2015, 01:20 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,589
Posted By marc-s
It depends on your needs I guess. Range left can...

It depends on your needs I guess. Range left can be handy. I'd prefer that over a visual indication of how empty my tank is. On the other instead of displaying numbers on the lcd you could display a...
Forum: The Garage 01-16-2015, 01:29 AM
Replies: 6,533
Views: 2,923,031
Posted By marc-s
re cleaning tiles: we have a lot of salt in the...

re cleaning tiles: we have a lot of salt in the winter. And tiles get dirty very fast. But with quality tiles that isn't a problem at all. You can clean them with water in no time. Use a squeegee to...
Forum: The Garage 01-15-2015, 11:11 PM
Replies: 6,533
Views: 2,923,031
Posted By marc-s
Whatever tiles you choose be sure to test them...

Whatever tiles you choose be sure to test them when wet before buying. We have special tiles made for garages and workshoo. Nice, easy to clean but slippery as hell when wet. Almost went against the...
Forum: Equipment 01-08-2015, 12:33 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,290
Posted By marc-s
Sir, you're a genius! Why have I never thought of...

Sir, you're a genius! Why have I never thought of that...
Forum: The Garage 01-08-2015, 12:04 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,312
Posted By marc-s
I got myself a cheap crimping ratchet with 4 oder...

I got myself a cheap crimping ratchet with 4 oder 5 different jaws, approx 20 here in Europe. Was the exact same system / quality as my ~100 crimping ratchet (good brand, no no-name stuff). And...
Forum: The Garage 01-07-2015, 11:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,021
Posted By marc-s
At least here in Europe there are several...

At least here in Europe there are several manufactures and hydraulic shops that can and will do custom braided hoses. They offer a variety of connectors with different angles and threads. Maybe you...
Forum: Hacks 01-05-2015, 11:32 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,979
Posted By marc-s
go with the xtz 750, as I already told you a...

go with the xtz 750, as I already told you a bazillion times :D :freaky
Forum: The Garage 12-07-2014, 04:27 AM
Replies: 3,139
Views: 449,128
Posted By marc-s
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/15268705/bike/...

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/15268705/bike/CB250/2014-12-07%2010.03.38.jpg

soda blasting :clap
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-01-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 5,009
Views: 1,872,890
Posted By marc-s
some client work... ...

some client work...

http://marcschneider.ch/koken/storage/cache/images/000/165/IMG-6389-Edit,medium_large.1416289191.jpg
...
Forum: Equipment 11-26-2014, 04:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 663
Posted By marc-s
Could be built on a budget with arduino and a gsm...

Could be built on a budget with arduino and a gsm shield. But a small solar panel for trickle charging is the best solution..
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-26-2014, 12:27 AM
Replies: 1,126
Views: 612,701
Posted By marc-s
Very nice!

Very nice!
Forum: Ride reports 11-06-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 769
Views: 187,725
Posted By marc-s
awesome video, thanks for the laugh! and you two...

awesome video, thanks for the laugh! and you two look gorgeous. :raabia
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-27-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 5,009
Views: 1,872,890
Posted By marc-s
from last Sunday's Oil Leak Rumble in Zurich,...

from last Sunday's Oil Leak Rumble in Zurich, Switzerland

http://marcschneider.ch/koken/storage/cache/images/000/141/500cm-v700-010,medium.1411768593.jpg
...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-27-2014, 04:26 AM
Replies: 16,979
Views: 10,716,889
Posted By marc-s
But if a part gets old or worn you can swap it...

But if a part gets old or worn you can swap it with a new one. Try that on the brunette...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-26-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 1,115
Views: 278,932
Posted By marc-s
loving the pipes on that Eldorado!

loving the pipes on that Eldorado!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-26-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 1,126
Views: 612,701
Posted By marc-s
ah that's right here around the corner, I'm on...

ah that's right here around the corner, I'm on the other side of the Gubrist ;)

and it is indeed a beautiful one. Have inspection/MOT next week. Hope everything is in order with my old lady......
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-25-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 1,126
Views: 612,701
Posted By marc-s
You from Zurich and a TOC member?

You from Zurich and a TOC member?
Forum: Ride reports 08-15-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 769
Views: 187,725
Posted By marc-s
Have you checked all connectors between the...

Have you checked all connectors between the stator, reg/rec and battery? A problem on almost any bike.. Corrosion and thus lots of resistance that eats away the precious juce! Try to eliminate as...
Forum: Ride reports 07-24-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 769
Views: 187,725
Posted By marc-s
yeah girls, grats!! :freaky

yeah girls, grats!! :freaky
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-24-2014, 12:50 AM
Replies: 1,205
Views: 212,765
Posted By marc-s
San Bernardino pass, Switzerland. Yesterday. ...

San Bernardino pass, Switzerland. Yesterday.

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/15268705/bike/2014-07-23-17.43.18.jpg
Forum: The Garage 07-21-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 3,139
Views: 449,128
Posted By marc-s
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/15268705/bike/...

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/15268705/bike/CB250/engine%20stand/2014-07-21-18.10.jpg

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/15268705/bike/CB250/engine%20stand/2014-07-21-18.32.jpg

Honda...
Forum: Ride reports 07-08-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 769
Views: 187,725
Posted By marc-s
And if not they might still offer you a discount...

And if not they might still offer you a discount on parts or something like that. Just try, you can't loose...

Gesendet von meinem Galaxy Nexus mit Tapatalk
Forum: Ride reports 06-26-2014, 01:15 AM
Replies: 769
Views: 187,725
Posted By marc-s
finally found the time to dig myself through all...

finally found the time to dig myself through all of your videos and the thread. awesome adventure! looking forward to the next video update.

ride safe!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-19-2014, 11:26 PM
Replies: 1,126
Views: 612,701
Posted By marc-s
I changed the sprokets and went to a DID 525...

I changed the sprokets and went to a DID 525 chain. (they had a good deal on the 525, but it's nowhere near necessary).


re the headlight conversion: in most countries high beam uses both...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-13-2014, 03:28 AM
Replies: 1,126
Views: 612,701
Posted By marc-s
The AT's are even softer? they must ride like...

The AT's are even softer? they must ride like crap then :rofl
The engine is not so bad. that's true. you can cruise with low RPM if (!) your carburetors are set properly and if your dampers in the...
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