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Forum: Asia Pacific 09-27-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,411
Posted By mike cummins
carnet

Indo definatley requires carnet. I rode to darwin a couple of years ago and put my bike on a boat bound for Dili in Timor leste. Carnet was purchased from AAA in Darwin . Every country you travel in...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-27-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 4,532
Views: 1,969,941
Posted By mike cummins
hot

Jeremy, mate what gear you wearing? Fill that camel back and drink lots of water. You would be in Cairns by now i suppose. As previous posts mentioned, it gets really hot up there , make sure all...
Forum: Ride reports 09-14-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 18,322
Posted By mike cummins
fantastic

A cut above.
BMW paid a couple of blokes to do a long way down and it don't match what you blokes did. Nice work
Forum: GS Boxers 09-05-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 469
Views: 98,962
Posted By mike cummins
karoo 3

Following with interest.
I ride a hp2e and I rate karoo 2 as my best ever Tyre. The safety aspect when on the road and the grip off the road makes it the best Tyre I have used. Have installed the...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-05-2014, 04:50 AM
Replies: 4,532
Views: 1,969,941
Posted By mike cummins
pipes

I reckon you probably get more top end and mid range. The oem system is heavier is better for bottom end. I was on a trip in the out back and it was one of those times I felt I rode the bike as it...
Forum: Airheads 09-02-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,646
Posted By mike cummins
dakar bikes

Well guys I'm hoping to get back there to take some real pics so youi will have more info to cast your eyes over. Stay tuned.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-30-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 4,532
Views: 1,969,941
Posted By mike cummins
Allow 6 hours for the 300k from roper bar to...

Allow 6 hours for the 300k from roper bar to booraloola. Watch for bulldust. They have dongas at the pub there. Hellsgate is now closed for petrol apparently. Make sure u stay at kurumba. Have a...
Forum: Airheads 08-30-2014, 01:10 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,646
Posted By mike cummins
dakar bikes

i checked the number on the case and it refers to the Block number
1265166 from what i can gather. engine type 247
construction period 77/84
Forum: Airheads 08-29-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,646
Posted By mike cummins
Dakar bikes.

When I viewed the bike. It was in parts as you can see. The sub frame looked like it had been repaired and painted over. The bike looked like it had been repainted . I did not have a great look but I...
Forum: Airheads 08-29-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,646
Posted By mike cummins
Dakar bikes.

I tried to post pics I took with my phone to get your feedback but I'm not having any luck. I someone wants to email me I will send them the pics for them to post here. mike@beachespizzabar.com
Forum: GS Boxers 08-29-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 4,532
Views: 1,969,941
Posted By mike cummins
Big dom

Congrats big dom
Forum: Airheads 08-29-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,646
Posted By mike cummins
Dakar bikes.

So I made and offer and it was accepted and I paid a deposit based on the furnishing of documents of authenticity. The bike is said to be Eddie Hau's dakar bike he crashed in 85.
Just...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-28-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 4,532
Views: 1,969,941
Posted By mike cummins
Road to cairns

Jeremy the road to cairns from roper bar through booraloola and on to helps gate etc is all easy going . Is this the road your talking about?
Forum: GS Boxers 08-27-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 4,532
Views: 1,969,941
Posted By mike cummins
hp2

Jeremy when are u heading to east cost. Let me know so I can ride out and meet u if work doesn't get in the way. I missed out on doing the ocr so I'm keen to stretch the legs
Forum: Airheads 08-25-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,646
Posted By mike cummins
questions

Just asking a few questions guys.
Forum: Airheads 08-24-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,646
Posted By mike cummins
Dakar bikes.

Yeah I'm mainly interested in the race bikes. So I'm assuming there was some markings on the bikes. I understand they made 3 bikes for each race.
Forum: Airheads 08-24-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,646
Posted By mike cummins
Dakar bikes

How do you authenticate a dakar bike, is there distinguishing features, stamps , frame numbers , casting numbers etc etc. The area I'm interested in is the 84, 85 and 86 hpn bmw's
Thanks
.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-24-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 4,532
Views: 1,969,941
Posted By mike cummins
hp2

Yeah dude , it's all good the fuel pump is set for 13 liters. Your good for 340k on a 23 liter tank at 130/140 kph. If u think u have run out lay your bike down and swish the fuel on the other...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-23-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 4,532
Views: 1,969,941
Posted By mike cummins
hp2

Bloody spell check. Holan not hogan.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-23-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 4,532
Views: 1,969,941
Posted By mike cummins
racks

Lucinda on this thread who is now in oz has been using hogan racks and I bought some off a bloke on this site but found they don't fit with an akcropovic muffler unless you use only 3 of the four...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-23-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 4,532
Views: 1,969,941
Posted By mike cummins
jeremy, distances are half the fun, you have seen...

jeremy, distances are half the fun, you have seen the world old mate , now feel australia :)
Forum: GS Boxers 08-23-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 4,532
Views: 1,969,941
Posted By mike cummins
hp2

cool hun solo, look fwd to seeing the pic,, my number is 61418277128
Forum: GS Boxers 08-23-2014, 01:19 AM
Replies: 4,532
Views: 1,969,941
Posted By mike cummins
hp2

Big dom I want the new owner to experience how good hp2e are. The front suspension has cds triple clamp and the guy who set it up said the suspension was a works shock, the whole bike is so...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-23-2014, 12:15 AM
Replies: 4,532
Views: 1,969,941
Posted By mike cummins
hp2

Big Dom I bought another so I can't keep 2 :) I'm not leaving the hp2e club
Forum: GS Boxers 08-22-2014, 11:53 PM
Replies: 4,532
Views: 1,969,941
Posted By mike cummins
heads up

Hi guys , I'm soon putting my hp2 enduro on the market.
Details
White power front end.
Beringer brake and clutch assembly
C2P rear shock
Hpn tank
Renazo seat
Acropovic race system
Fastway...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-19-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 4,532
Views: 1,969,941
Posted By mike cummins
farcal

how many "k"s do u get from your bike ? 23 + 7 litres ?
Forum: GS Boxers 08-18-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 4,532
Views: 1,969,941
Posted By mike cummins
farcall

Great pics farcall, sorry I missed u blokes.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-16-2014, 10:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,389
Posted By mike cummins
bmw

it depends where you are riding it, these bikes are heavy however if your riding is on the road and just around the corner, you will be need bugger all.
That being said, invest in expensive, textile...
Forum: Equipment 08-14-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 277
Posted By mike cummins
Tyre use classification

The problem with Tyre reports is the variable riding conditions and abilities.
Guys let's get a classification sorted,if it's good enough for manufacturers it's good enough for users. Depending on...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-13-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 4,532
Views: 1,969,941
Posted By mike cummins
hp2

Think of how good u are and how good u could be. Now ride a hp2e and see how far you have to go :) it's just that good at making you better and getting you into sticky situations and out of them....
Forum: GS Boxers 08-11-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 4,532
Views: 1,969,941
Posted By mike cummins
dom

Sorry to hear old mate, hope u get some insurance and get back on the road soon. Top job on the bike . Mike
Forum: GS Boxers 08-11-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 4,532
Views: 1,969,941
Posted By mike cummins
hp2

I put on a karoo 3 and on the way back from the bike shop i took a dirt track near my place. Lots of jumps , rocks , sandy patches and just a fun 4x4 type track. Im inlove with my hp2 all over again....
Forum: GS Boxers 08-09-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 4,532
Views: 1,969,941
Posted By mike cummins
super explorer

So i checked my tire yesterday and low and behold i found some cracks at the base of the knobs. The tires history is sydney to leigh creek and return. I didnt go over 140kph and only did 450 of dirt...
Forum: Equipment 08-08-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 43,064
Posted By mike cummins
mefo se

The main things i noticed were what i didnt notice, when i used the scout i didnt feel confident in the dirt , this tyre just made its own arrangements and i could concentrate on giving it some on...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-08-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 4,532
Views: 1,969,941
Posted By mike cummins
tyres

Would like to mount some aggressive off road tyres but still ok on road.? My newnfav is the mefo super explorer.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-08-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 4,532
Views: 1,969,941
Posted By mike cummins
lucinda

Good story jeremy
Forum: Equipment 08-08-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 43,064
Posted By mike cummins
tyres

Try the mefo super explorer. The k60 scout is only good for distance. Did 3600k and it has about 2500 left .
Forum: Equipment 08-03-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 12,145
Posted By mike cummins
jackets

The bmw gear is great in summer but when the outside gets wet u will feel wet even though u are dry. The klim stuff is dry outside but i imagine a bit hotter in summer. Choose your jacket based on...
Forum: Australia 08-02-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 733
Views: 75,349
Posted By mike cummins
3 blokes

Thats them, a funny story about a broken ankle, a guy from the army and a man in the nude… We shared a red as the boys demolished an apple crumble in the ever rustic arkaroola restaurant.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-02-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 4,532
Views: 1,969,941
Posted By mike cummins
3.0fd

I dream of a lower first gear, after putting on the 18 rear, my 1st gear is useless when slowing down in tight stuff, even city riding can see me reaching for the clutch instead of idling my way to a...
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