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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-18-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,899
Posted By growingthirst
Torque Settings 990 Rear Disc ABS

Hi!
On the manual it says 150 NM! Which is A LOT, am I reading the wrong figure? Which torque shall I use?
Thanks!!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-11-2014, 03:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,024
Posted By growingthirst
Just spoke to EBC UK, they say that the (cheaper)...

Just spoke to EBC UK, they say that the (cheaper) model MD6299D is not gonna work on ABS bikes, so they have the MD844X for ABS bikes, which is around 170 €.

I'd go for the cheaper one, if I only...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-18-2013, 03:48 AM
Replies: 19,162
Views: 7,880,658
Posted By growingthirst
Laugh Riding in France!

August around Luxembourg / Thionville

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-aUriJ5NQVNE/UhCS6Vn4EhI/AAAAAAAAFh0/M79umBJiyQU/w964-h723-no/P1030356.JPG
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Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-10-2013, 07:21 AM
Replies: 11,493
Views: 1,378,542
Posted By growingthirst
Hi! Can somebody please send me the Montana...

Hi! Can somebody please send me the Montana Dropbox credentials?
Forum: Europe 09-14-2012, 03:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,271
Posted By growingthirst
Off road in Luxembourg

Hello! Do you still have interest in this? I live in this tiny country too, and found some places!
Forum: Europe 09-14-2012, 03:07 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 18,100
Posted By growingthirst
Exercise

News on the planned date?
I am doing exercises with Seylerhofteam!
Forum: Europe 09-07-2012, 02:34 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 18,100
Posted By growingthirst
Wicked Also a 990 KTM?h

Hello! Is a 990 ktm with semi-fresh nobbies welcome in the group? I am using tkc, but if you plan sth nasty i switch to karoos!
Forum: Europe 11-14-2011, 05:50 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 18,100
Posted By growingthirst
Let me in ....PLS!

OMG! What a fantastic and inviting report! :evil

Would you include me in the enxt ride like this? I would give in exchange some legal off road and muddy paths in Luxembourg, we'd ride together.......
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-03-2011, 06:39 AM
Replies: 19,162
Views: 7,880,658
Posted By growingthirst
Googlig around I happened to find these...

Googlig around I happened to find these association, that claims to have 1000+ kms of offroad trails in Belgium :huh:huh... (europaventure.be)
They ask 30€ for the 4 road books, in this case I think...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-03-2011, 03:14 AM
Replies: 19,162
Views: 7,880,658
Posted By growingthirst
Riding in the Forest

Hello there, on average, 90% of the woods are forbidden to ride in in Luxembourg, I just happened to find an OPEN access to these forest roads, without ANY restriction, therefore I used the GArmin...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-30-2011, 01:25 AM
Replies: 19,162
Views: 7,880,658
Posted By growingthirst
Let's ride Luxembourg

Just by chance I found an entrance into the luxembourghish forest while driving onraod with a friend of mine. The trai looked promising, so I pulled out the top maps :deal once back home and traced a...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-07-2010, 12:28 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 49,182
Posted By growingthirst
Mate this is cooooooooool:deal Great Job!

Mate this is cooooooooool:deal

Great Job!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-17-2010, 03:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 548
Posted By growingthirst
Used them A LOT on motorway, zero probs. Good...

Used them A LOT on motorway, zero probs. Good choice. Needless to say you are safe & sound offroad, even with low pressures.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-22-2010, 04:53 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,069
Posted By growingthirst
:deal Perfectly right man, I did check it...

:deal
Perfectly right man, I did check it myself too.

It is maybe just testosterone.

I should see my own dyno to find out.

I grin better since new map is on, I paid € 0.

So for me is...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-22-2010, 03:55 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,069
Posted By growingthirst
No hate AT ALL mate. This is what I have...

No hate AT ALL mate.
This is what I have thought also: to see gain only at very high revs.
But no, sorry.
I have Standard with Akra + 2009 R Map (the map is for the standard model, no AKRA).
Well...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-22-2010, 05:36 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,069
Posted By growingthirst
I am "testing" it since from that dealer I am the...

I am "testing" it since from that dealer I am the first one with the map installed.
I dont know for the fule, nothing was said by the dealer. I'd use the "bad fuel map" in case I need it:norton
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-22-2010, 01:28 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,069
Posted By growingthirst
Installed, no issue! Engine running much...

Installed, no issue!
Engine running much better!:clap:clap:clap
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-15-2010, 07:35 AM
Replies: 19,162
Views: 7,880,658
Posted By growingthirst
Riding through Iceland's F88 Trail

:D

Yap! Just done a watercrossing...my 2nd one...and I want more! :freaky

http://lh4.ggpht.com/_Up8YA15GYYk/TJDLMcuKw2I/AAAAAAAACnY/mQmDH-fI_rc/s800/P1020670.JPG

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Forum: GS Boxers 05-03-2009, 09:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 661
Posted By growingthirst
Cool2 Dirt/dualsport bike vs knobbies on GS

Hi everybody, the stuff on ukgser is extremly useful although it proves my english skills to their limit!:eek1

From a first quick reading I have understood that it is not SUPER easy, I mean that...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-03-2009, 09:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 661
Posted By growingthirst
:clap Thanks guys, I am tracking sets of...

:clap
Thanks guys, I am tracking sets of wheels, standars spoked ones and alloy.
Let me read the lot!:deal
Forum: GS Boxers 05-03-2009, 02:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 661
Posted By growingthirst
R1150 GS '01 Alloy Cast Wheels

Hi,
I got a '01 stdrd no abs R1150 GS, I have found out that off road it is VERY VERY good fun :evil , therefore I need a second set of wheels to use with road tires.

I'd like to mount proper...
Forum: Ride reports 07-22-2008, 02:41 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 18,810
Posted By growingthirst
Wow

What a report guys! Precise explanations, I did not know that the road was soooo cool, I was expecting a 100% asphalt road. I have some itineraries shown on a couple of books, but those roads are not...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-30-2008, 02:58 PM
Replies: 362
Views: 127,543
Posted By growingthirst
Thumbs down Winglets on R1150 GS with ADV Screen

I managed to have the winglets built to my specifications!!! :clap
After a lot of reading on this forum and on the italian "quellidell'elica" BMW forum, I decided to build the winglets basing on a...
Forum: Ride reports 06-30-2008, 02:39 PM
Replies: 989
Views: 238,454
Posted By growingthirst
Hei!:D I wish you all the best from Italy guys!...

Hei!:D
I wish you all the best from Italy guys! It looks like the further I go every weekend with my bike, the bigger arre the adventures I am finding on the web.
Just take care and have a lot of...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-12-2008, 07:41 AM
Replies: 1,497
Views: 628,063
Posted By growingthirst
R1150 GS Custom Winglets

Being very bad with manual work , but pretty pcky also about the quality... I have decided to have my Winglets custom built by a local plastic part maker.
I gave him a model made by cardboard with...
Forum: Europe 06-05-2008, 03:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,027
Posted By growingthirst
Piedmont

Here the majority of passes that connect with France are closed....It still is too early:cry
I could not believe it myself, until my front wheel hit the snow on the Elva unattended road, last...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-04-2008, 02:36 PM
Replies: 362
Views: 127,543
Posted By growingthirst
Winglets on R1150 Gs ADV Screen

Hi,
I am going to buy BMW original GS Adv Winglets OR those from NyppyNormans, I need to solve the problems connected with the air flowing from below the handlebar.

Can you please help me to find...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-04-2008, 02:04 PM
Replies: 1,497
Views: 628,063
Posted By growingthirst
ADV Screen With ADV Tank

I assume that there is no difference in terms of wind protection between my stdrd '01 GS and another standard Adventure : same tank and same windshield! I am not satisfied, I took me some time, but...
Forum: Ride reports 06-04-2008, 01:58 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 50,445
Posted By growingthirst
Envious!

Great 3ead! I will soon be posting mine...unfortunately at the moment the weather isn't properyl suitable for riding on mountain passes...
These places in Italy at the France border, are AWESOME...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-02-2008, 07:12 AM
Replies: 1,497
Views: 628,063
Posted By growingthirst
Eek Wunderlich Ergo - Isotta Full Protection... I need Winglets

Hi,
I have a '01 R1150 Gs with ADV Screen + TT Spoiler, the big issue for me is the air coming from UNDER the handlebar ( I have changed the helmet from BMW Enduro to Shoei multietec thinking that...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-30-2008, 04:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,189
Posted By growingthirst
:norton thanks! This is definetely clear...

:norton thanks! This is definetely clear now...!:evil
Just looking forward for friday when the shops will open. This is called " the monkey" in italian....
Forum: GS Boxers 04-30-2008, 02:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,189
Posted By growingthirst
:clap:clap:clap For the help! The last 2 posts...

:clap:clap:clap
For the help! The last 2 posts do look feasable to me too!
I will read carefully :deal and than look up the web to find similar products in italy.
I will post the pics of the...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-29-2008, 12:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,189
Posted By growingthirst
The policeman is very fat :rofl I found out...

The policeman is very fat :rofl
I found out that Rhino cover is very costly, I will look with my local car body shop and , worst case, buy some good looking adhesive rubber film.
Will definetely...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-29-2008, 01:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,189
Posted By growingthirst
Hi:clap ! Thanks everybody for the suggestions,...

Hi:clap !
Thanks everybody for the suggestions, I was precisely looking for the BMW shaped rubber strips, but I cannot find on the web, I would like to make a comparison with the very similar pieces...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-28-2008, 04:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,189
Posted By growingthirst
Question Protecting the Touring Panniers

On my 2001 GS I have the standard touring panniers, they have been painted of the colour of the bike (glossy black) by the previous owner.
Needless to say, they look beautiful :evil...
Forum: Europe 04-06-2008, 01:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 513
Posted By growingthirst
Yes!

until the road ends!
http://i284.photobucket.com/albums/ll17/photoluke79/05-04-08_1759.jpg
Forum: Europe 04-06-2008, 01:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 513
Posted By growingthirst
Piemonte - First Time Offroad - Valle S. Bartolomeo

Hi everybody, proud to present my first time offaord with the GS!

http://i284.photobucket.com/albums/ll17/photoluke79/05-04-08_1758.jpg...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-24-2008, 02:30 AM
Replies: 4,753
Views: 1,644,983
Posted By growingthirst
Talking After a LOOOOONG wait....

It is finally my turn to ask for the verdict von Herr von FlugHestein: "bitte sag es mir ob meine nagelneu GS sucks oder nicht!":wink:
I just bought it..... she's 2 days old!!! :clap:clap
Dream...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-02-2007, 06:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 784
Posted By growingthirst
Used r1150gs Adventure - GSA 2003

Hi everybody!
since my last trip on my Fz6 Fazer '04, overloaded with panniers & girlfriend, I begun to think :norton and think :norton ..........
I NEED A GSA!!!!!:clap :clap

Indeed I am...
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