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Forum: Beasts 11-29-2013, 04:03 PM
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Posted By J-P
A guy I know just put his Crosstourer (bought...

A guy I know just put his Crosstourer (bought August 2012) on 100K kms.. without problems...

https://scontent-b-ams.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash4/p526x296/1458482_10201584383865317_1257572872_n.jpg
Forum: Beasts 10-20-2013, 01:00 AM
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Posted By J-P
So, you are Wez on www.crosstourer.com? :wink:...

So, you are Wez on www.crosstourer.com? :wink: Congrats on you your choice, I`m pretty sure you won`t regret it.
Forum: Beasts 09-30-2013, 01:20 PM
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Posted By J-P
:rofl

:rofl
Forum: Beasts 09-29-2013, 02:54 PM
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Posted By J-P
It was merely my feeling, Graham, I`ve used my...

It was merely my feeling, Graham, I`ve used my GSses the same way and never had any problems with bent rims. Overall, I FEEL that the Crosstourer is a better bike than a GS, because of the engine,...
Forum: Beasts 09-28-2013, 01:14 PM
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Views: 573,497
Posted By J-P
That`s the problem, I didn`t smash my wheel into...

That`s the problem, I didn`t smash my wheel into something THAT HARD, otherwise I would have noticed.... and I`m pretty certain about that.
Forum: Beasts 09-26-2013, 05:57 AM
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Posted By J-P
Yesterday my crosstourer had it`s 40K kms...

Yesterday my crosstourer had it`s 40K kms maintenance and this is a quick summery of my findings:

Overall

It went by effortlessly, no real problems, very dependable.

Warranty
Up until now...
Forum: Beasts 09-19-2013, 08:56 PM
Replies: 2,111
Views: 573,497
Posted By J-P
I`m 6,5/ I have fitted a higher Touratech seat on...

I`m 6,5/ I have fitted a higher Touratech seat on theCrosstourer which suits me perfectly. Standard ergonomics of the GSA were not too good for me either, I had to fit a higher Corbin seat to replace...
Forum: Beasts 09-19-2013, 10:00 AM
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Posted By J-P
Dude, this ain`t no ST1300 (and I`m glad it`s no...

Dude, this ain`t no ST1300 (and I`m glad it`s no 1200GSA as well, rode one for 140K kms and it left me in the lurch numbers of times, fed up with beamers.
Forum: Beasts 09-19-2013, 09:46 AM
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Posted By J-P
It get`s dirty all the time: ...

It get`s dirty all the time:

http://riavanminnen.smugmug.com/Motortripsen-evenementen/2013/Grandru-mei/i-7GnrGPv/0/X2/IMG_2760-X2.jpg
...
Forum: Beasts 09-18-2013, 06:03 AM
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Posted By J-P
Just a little riding impression me riding after...

Just a little riding impression me riding after the wife on her R1150GS through a part of France, allroad...

http://vimeo.com/74270167
Forum: Beasts 08-08-2013, 01:14 PM
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Posted By J-P
I`m a motorcycle instructor for a large traffic...

I`m a motorcycle instructor for a large traffic school in Zeeland. Also advanced trainings for KNMV (KGI-RMT) and advanced training in Luxembourg (cornering, whatever). I know Ad Mies and I`ve been...
Forum: Beasts 08-07-2013, 05:11 AM
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Posted By J-P
I use my CT mainly for work so mileage is an...

I use my CT mainly for work so mileage is an important issue. Low cost per mile is vital, 6 weeks with a set of TA2 was too much of a pain, my boss is still recovering from the shock... My dealership...
Forum: Beasts 08-07-2013, 03:27 AM
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Posted By J-P
In dry, I can still persue peg-scraping...

In dry, I can still persue peg-scraping activities with the Battlewings, iin the wet they are poor so best thing to do is just adapt....
Forum: Beasts 08-06-2013, 03:02 PM
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Posted By J-P
The bike came with Pirelli Scorpion trail but...

The bike came with Pirelli Scorpion trail but they only lasted about 5500 kms, after that I had the Continental Trail Attack 1 for about 13K kms, then I had the Continental trail attack II which...
Forum: Beasts 07-27-2013, 07:35 AM
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Posted By J-P
BTW: some footage of me on the CT during a little...

BTW: some footage of me on the CT during a little stroll around the block:

https://vimeo.com/66770040
Forum: Beasts 07-27-2013, 07:12 AM
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Posted By J-P
Lot`s of opinions, only little real knowledge...

Lot`s of opinions, only little real knowledge (which is logical as most people haven`t ridden the damn thing in the first place let alone having seen it in real life).

I really give a hoot what...
Forum: Beasts 07-26-2013, 04:04 PM
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Posted By J-P
Wink Hear hear...

Hear hear...
Forum: Beasts 07-26-2013, 02:55 AM
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Posted By J-P
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder of course....

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder of course. The R1100GS was a ugly motha when it first came out, that didn`t seem to keep the people from opening their wallets... The 1200LC is no looker either....
Forum: Beasts 07-25-2013, 01:30 PM
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Posted By J-P
Now, I think you can not blame Honda for the...

Now, I think you can not blame Honda for the policy of Honda USA. Honda`s are a benchmark in Europe...
Forum: Beasts 07-24-2013, 03:19 PM
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Posted By J-P
Really unfair, because it`s a superb ride, I can...

Really unfair, because it`s a superb ride, I can assure you. I`ve done 31K kms in 8 months with it and it`s near flawless. And that dual Clutch is awesome!
Forum: Beasts 05-27-2013, 11:12 AM
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Posted By J-P
TA II actually, a massive upgrade AFAIC, sticky...

TA II actually, a massive upgrade AFAIC, sticky as glue! On the downside, I fear a serious decrease in mileage. I rode 13K kms with the TA I... now after little over 3 weeks and 4500 kms, the front...
Forum: Beasts 05-26-2013, 01:03 PM
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Posted By J-P
Just a little ride, allroad... ...

Just a little ride, allroad...

http://vimeo.com/66770040

Tyres:

http://www.conti-bike.co.uk/userfiles/image/images/trailattack_pic.jpg
Forum: Beasts 04-25-2013, 07:31 AM
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Posted By J-P
Just a guy I rode with and did some traffic light...

Just a guy I rode with and did some traffic light sprints. Dry roads, normal conditions. You can have all the power you want but you don`t beat Dual Clutch Transmission, so it seems. Lovely :clap
Forum: Beasts 04-25-2013, 12:19 AM
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Posted By J-P
Like what? Handling? Costs?

Like what? Handling? Costs?
Forum: Beasts 04-24-2013, 11:46 PM
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Posted By J-P
Almost 20K kms on it and the love has grown even...

Almost 20K kms on it and the love has grown even stronger. Trustworthy companion which does the job perfectly, no issues. It`s faster than the new KTM 1190, we discovered a week ago. Not that...
Forum: Beasts 03-28-2013, 06:24 PM
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Views: 573,497
Posted By J-P
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eMxUBtweMbY

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eMxUBtweMbY
Forum: Beasts 03-28-2013, 05:46 PM
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Posted By J-P
I`ve seen it, cracks just behind the ball joint...

I`ve seen it, cracks just behind the ball joint with one bike just because of landing. It doesn`t happen all the time, only few people do these things. Majority of GS (and VFR1200X) riders does not...
Forum: Beasts 03-28-2013, 04:41 PM
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Posted By J-P
I tried it on gravel roads, it does everything a...

I tried it on gravel roads, it does everything a R1150GS/R1200GSA does, and with the Crosstourer you don`t have to be scared that your telelever folds whilst landing it after a jump. Have yet to see...
Forum: Beasts 02-15-2013, 03:46 AM
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Views: 573,497
Posted By J-P
I also wish Honda brings the Crosstourer to the...

I also wish Honda brings the Crosstourer to the USA. That way, Corbin will see the potential and build me a seat like on all my previous bikes. This is my first bike without a Corbin and that`s one...
Forum: Beasts 02-14-2013, 04:29 PM
Replies: 2,111
Views: 573,497
Posted By J-P
I`ve ridden over 300K mls on 2 ST1100 and one...

I`ve ridden over 300K mls on 2 ST1100 and one STX1300. Then I had a GS1100, a GS1200ADV and went back to GS1150 because I like the multi purpose bikes but always want to ride with a shaft driven...
Forum: Beasts 01-10-2013, 06:18 AM
Replies: 2,111
Views: 573,497
Posted By J-P
I`ve been riding the VFR1200X DCT since early...

I`ve been riding the VFR1200X DCT since early september. Having ridden ST1100/1300, switching to R1100-R1200GSA and back to R1150GS i can only say that the crosstourer kicks the butt of all GSses I...
Forum: Ride reports 01-10-2013, 05:25 AM
Replies: 4,860
Views: 3,234,767
Posted By J-P
Damn, I was told about an excellent rider report...

Damn, I was told about an excellent rider report here and after 4 days of breathless reading I have to say what an awesome RR this is. Nice to recognize Prutser in a different setting, I once had the...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-13-2011, 11:28 PM
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Views: 1,657,740
Posted By J-P
Marc, has this picture been taken in Zeeuws...

Marc, has this picture been taken in Zeeuws Vlaanderen by any chance? looks very familiar!
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-13-2011, 11:26 PM
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Posted By J-P
Took this picture while riding my own bike, my...

Took this picture while riding my own bike, my lady in front of me through the highlands of Scotland...


http://riavanminnen.smugmug.com/Vacation/Schotland-2011/i-nBDV9M4/0/X3/IMG1324-X3.jpg
Forum: Beasts 11-28-2010, 03:25 AM
Replies: 8,651
Views: 1,716,759
Posted By J-P
Offtopic! @WASP: was included with stock...

Offtopic!


@WASP: was included with stock plastic panniers.
@JDPower: No worries, I do have a passport but I`m a pacifist at heart...
@BigMistakeow: I was demonstrating an emergency stop and I...
Forum: Beasts 11-27-2010, 04:58 AM
Replies: 8,651
Views: 1,716,759
Posted By J-P
I`m not mad, I understand. The only thing was,...

I`m not mad, I understand. The only thing was, here`s a thread where people are talking about my heavenly body and wht type of bike I have, so I had to reply, you can relate to that I guess.

BTW,...
Forum: Beasts 11-26-2010, 11:33 PM
Replies: 8,651
Views: 1,716,759
Posted By J-P
I`m not Italian, capich... :gun1 Now, buy me a...

I`m not Italian, capich... :gun1 Now, buy me a Super Ténéré and I`ll get you yer goddamn pictures....:lol3 If you care to look how this thread evolved (and they started talking about me and my bike)...
Forum: Beasts 11-26-2010, 04:28 PM
Replies: 8,651
Views: 1,716,759
Posted By J-P
I had an ST1100 before this one, trouble free for...

I had an ST1100 before this one, trouble free for over 330K kms and I own an R1150GS, also trouble free. So I fail to see the logic in that remark, dude :evil :D
Forum: Beasts 11-26-2010, 02:16 PM
Replies: 8,651
Views: 1,716,759
Posted By J-P
Now stop talking about me, sweet Jesus! It`s a...

Now stop talking about me, sweet Jesus! It`s a GSA and I`ll prove it to you! (I have an extra set of alloy wheels to keep my spoked wheels nice`n tidy). And yeah, I know my name is not Tiny Tim but...
Forum: Ride reports 04-29-2010, 08:51 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 64,502
Posted By J-P
Great thread this and some really nice deja vues....

Great thread this and some really nice deja vues.

Heading towards Nonza

http://riavanminnen.smugmug.com/Vacation/Corsica-2005/IMG6723/202793654_KFqCQ-X2.jpg

Following the Cap Corsu shore...
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