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Forum: EMEA 08-08-2012, 09:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,685
Posted By mtmc
Air Frieght?

I used Motorcycle Express with no problems at all. The time predictable nature of being on the same plane made the price difference worth it.
Forum: Vendors 06-15-2012, 08:42 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 31,177
Posted By mtmc
I think the interest is here

I think there are more than five people interested since the above was posted.
Forum: Vendors 01-12-2012, 10:04 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 16,309
Posted By mtmc
No big hurry, just damaged mine. If it'll take a...

No big hurry, just damaged mine. If it'll take a week or so I'll take two of them.

Any more info on when your new retail website will be up and running?

-Matt
Forum: Vendors 01-12-2012, 09:43 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 16,309
Posted By mtmc
Do you have any of these left?

Do you have any of these left?
Forum: GS Boxers 11-08-2011, 02:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,813
Posted By mtmc
I've had to do this multiple times. Done it in...

I've had to do this multiple times. Done it in 3rd and 4th, on asphalt and on dirt, asphalt is less scary. The battery was completely dead each time. You will need a good bit of speed (read:long...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-06-2011, 08:15 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 25,707
Posted By mtmc
Has anyone bought one of these?

Has anyone bought either of these manufactured units?
Forum: GS Boxers 11-04-2011, 06:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,684
Posted By mtmc
Here's another vote...

...for the Rock Stompa brand. I have the Pro's on mine and they are good. The quality of these is well beyond the fastways, which I had at first, and much more pedal surface to grab your boot when it...
Forum: Vendors 11-03-2011, 07:59 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 31,177
Posted By mtmc
Anybody else?

Oh well. Anybody else making these up? Anybody have a left over set or a spare. Wasn't one of Colebatch's contacts selling these?
Forum: Vendors 11-02-2011, 04:46 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 31,177
Posted By mtmc
[QUOTE=Niedz;16819834]alright guys, parts are...

[QUOTE=Niedz;16819834]alright guys, parts are in!!!
ill be sending out a PM shortly.

Have any of these left with bolts?
Forum: Thumpers 11-01-2011, 08:35 PM
Replies: 7,015
Views: 1,071,432
Posted By mtmc
Not that anybody cares

But, I just bought an X-challenge. Damn you Colebatch! It is all your fault.
Forum: Europe 09-30-2011, 11:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 938
Posted By mtmc
If you need help

If you need help or have questions PM me and I'll answer to the best of my ability.

-Matt
Forum: Europe 09-26-2011, 12:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 938
Posted By mtmc
For what it's worth

I may be fudging a little bit on the legality of it but, there is nothing in my passport about the bike so, I come and go without it as I please. There is no checking in with authorities required....
Forum: Europe 09-25-2011, 10:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 938
Posted By mtmc
Contact motorcycleexpress.com they ship via air...

Contact motorcycleexpress.com they ship via air and can provide insurance. I have had my bike in Portugal and Spain since June, 2008 with U.S. Tags and green card ins. No large import fees or...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-20-2011, 07:12 PM
Replies: 2,894
Views: 919,017
Posted By mtmc
Don't be afraid to use the phrase book

This is mine in the hills of northern Portugal, after taking a turn following a sign I did not understand. Turned into a great story. It turns out weather stations, rain/wind gauges look the same as...
Forum: EMEA 01-29-2011, 03:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,176
Posted By mtmc
+1 Motorcycle express

I used these guys. It couldn't have been easier and I couldn't have been happier.

http://www.motorcycleexpress.com/
Forum: EMEA 01-29-2011, 03:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,107
Posted By mtmc
Shipping and insurance

http://www.motorcycleexpress.com/

I used this company to ship from toronto (rode up from Ga.) to lisbon, the bike is in storage there, and for insurance. Couldn't have been easier.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-28-2011, 08:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,452
Posted By mtmc
try this from powerlet:

http://www.powerlet.com/product/real-motorcycle-jumper-cables/410
Forum: GS Boxers 07-27-2010, 07:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,782
Posted By mtmc
Jackazz - Thank's, man that is the kind of input...

Jackazz - Thank's, man that is the kind of input I was looking for. I appreciate it.

Mag - Dude, there is a ton of info on that on here and elsewhere.
Forum: EMEA 07-09-2010, 07:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,035
Posted By mtmc
Done it

Motorcycle Express is back in the insurance Biz, green card and full comprehensive.

I shipped with them out of Toronto to Lisbon. I flew on the same plane, landed on a Sunday so had to wait a day...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-28-2010, 10:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,782
Posted By mtmc
Thanks, Woody, I was hoping you might get...

Thanks, Woody, I was hoping you might get involved, glad you got in early.

The run down - my bike is currently in Portugal in storage. Go to Europe at least two months a year to ride, moving into...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-27-2010, 10:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,782
Posted By mtmc
21" Front on an '07 GSA - on road handling

I am looking into a 21" front wheel for my '07 GSA. I would like some plain speak input on how it will affect the on road handling on the bike. I have read and read on here and elsewhere, terms like...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-20-2010, 01:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 349
Posted By mtmc
Need a little help

I am away from my bike. Could someone with a 1200 GS/Adv with OEM panniers please tell me the measurement inside edge to inside edge between the panniers? Also, could you give me the dimensions of...
Forum: Equipment 11-04-2009, 11:19 PM
Replies: 1,241
Views: 237,542
Posted By mtmc
I really hope they squeak like hell. Just like my...

I really hope they squeak like hell. Just like my Crossfires, almost embarrassing when walking into a hotel lobby, it's the only way I'll know if they work.

-:lol3
Forum: EMEA 04-27-2009, 10:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,179
Posted By mtmc
ship it

Last June I shipped my bike to Portugal. A non-resident cannot register a bike in the UK or EU. However, all you have to do is maintain your US tags, and all that entails - Insurance, etc., and...
Forum: Trip Planning 04-27-2009, 01:50 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 15,230
Posted By mtmc
This is my solution

I used this for a month in Portugal. I replaced the water proof bag that came with it with a cheap nylon bag from REI, lets sweat evaporate and breath. I can fit my boots, jacket, and tankbag in...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-19-2009, 10:28 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,915
Posted By mtmc
Drop a log on the seat

Just kidding. All bags off, engage steering lock, heavy cable and padlock through both wheels with padlock on top of left peg (so they'll step on it if they get that far) and, cover it. I figure...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-14-2009, 11:40 AM
Replies: 784
Views: 102,185
Posted By mtmc
What was I thinking? My Grandfather and his...

What was I thinking?

My Grandfather and his brothers rode Indians in the 40's & 50's. Great Uncle Johnny had a pretty ugly wreck, all riding stopped, no bike for Dad. Dad started riding in his...
Forum: Ride reports 01-03-2009, 02:23 PM
Replies: 534
Views: 87,795
Posted By mtmc
Portugal - Oct. 08

http://mccall375.smugmug.com/photos/448040114_2VJyo-M.jpg

http://mccall375.smugmug.com/photos/447621718_vnLNK-M-1.jpg

http://mccall375.smugmug.com/photos/447561258_DBS6a-M-1.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 04-11-2008, 03:27 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 19,283
Posted By mtmc
Question Just a little OCD...

If I wanted to maintain the factory routing and amount of factory slack of all affected cables after installation, how much additional length would be needed for each cable? I am going to guess 2.25...
Forum: Equipment 03-11-2008, 08:17 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,659
Posted By mtmc
This stuff

Close to home:
Driver's license
Bank Card
Truck Key (that's where i keep my Garage door opener)
Cell Phone

Longer solo trips:
Wallet
Passport
Cell phone
Forum: GS Boxers 01-12-2008, 12:49 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,598
Posted By mtmc
'07 adv. gets along great with '02 R1150R,...

'07 adv. gets along great with '02 R1150R, however relationship looking for some spice; interested in Triumph Thurxton.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-19-2007, 10:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 791
Posted By mtmc
What to expect from a dealer?

The situation:

First, I've got six weeks off this summer. Second, I've wanted a GSA since I saw a gringo on one in the mountains of Guatemala 8 years ago. Third, I have some disposable income....
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