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Forum: Parallel Universe Today, 07:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,229
Posted By Dorsland
Fitted the Motorradical headlight protector (Oh...

Fitted the Motorradical headlight protector (Oh yes, got the regulation ADV decal on the windscreen too :D)

http://i1285.photobucket.com/albums/a592/Dorsland/BMW%20F800GSA/P8120005_zps334b81d9.jpg...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-18-2014, 02:17 AM
Replies: 7,712
Views: 2,522,898
Posted By Dorsland
Very nice photo, like the shallow depth of field...

Very nice photo, like the shallow depth of field you used :1drink
Forum: Equipment 08-15-2014, 04:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 751
Posted By Dorsland
I have just bought another set of the Wolfman...

I have just bought another set of the Wolfman Expedition bags (I sold my previous set, but quickly realised the error of my ways). I looked a t few other brands but the Wolfmans alwys came out tops...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-11-2014, 12:37 AM
Replies: 7,712
Views: 2,522,898
Posted By Dorsland
Interesting, I didn't know that. We get the LED...

Interesting, I didn't know that. We get the LED indicators as standard not as an option here. Thanks for the feedback
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-09-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 7,712
Views: 2,522,898
Posted By Dorsland
@ 1V-MAN: How come your bike has the large...

@ 1V-MAN: How come your bike has the large indicators that look non-LED?
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-09-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 1,432
Views: 258,141
Posted By Dorsland
Near Nieu Bethesda, Karoo, South Africa. ...

Near Nieu Bethesda, Karoo, South Africa. Mountain is called Der Toren (The tower):

http://i1285.photobucket.com/albums/a592/Dorsland/General%20bike%20trips/P5270057_zpsced7f09d.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-09-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 7,542
Posted By Dorsland
Your photos look exactly like home. What are...

Your photos look exactly like home. What are those windmills? Climax? Southern Rotor?

Here's a few of mine (unfortunately without my bike):
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-09-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 7,542
Posted By Dorsland
Damn those things are huge! :huh

Damn those things are huge! :huh
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-09-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 877
Posted By Dorsland
Winter in the Free State province, South Africa ...

Winter in the Free State province, South Africa

http://i1285.photobucket.com/albums/a592/Dorsland/Drakensberg%20Passes/DSCN2192_zps45c009ce.jpg




Dirt passes of the Drakensberg, South...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-09-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 1,432
Views: 258,141
Posted By Dorsland
Baviaanskloof, Eastern Cape, South Africa ...

Baviaanskloof, Eastern Cape, South Africa

http://i1285.photobucket.com/albums/a592/Dorsland/EC%20Bash%202014/P6090052_zps5d5c174d.jpg

...
Forum: Equipment 08-05-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,045
Posted By Dorsland
I am amazed at how much stuff some guys posting...

I am amazed at how much stuff some guys posting on the forum, take along on an adventure ride. Do you really absolutely need to tow a small trailer along!? Sure you need to be comfortable, it's not...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-01-2014, 11:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 669
Posted By Dorsland
That's the link I was looking for, thanks

That's the link I was looking for, thanks
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-31-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 669
Posted By Dorsland
Wolfman Expedition Dry Saddlebags on BMW F800GSA

I had a set of Wolfman Expedition Dry Saddlebags on my previous 800 but I foolishly sold them when I sold that bike. At the time I thought it would be a while before I rode again. Anyway, life was...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-30-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,229
Posted By Dorsland
A big foot for the side stand. The standard...

A big foot for the side stand. The standard sidestand footprint is way too small for any firm support off road
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-30-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 22,149
Posted By Dorsland
Those are cool and show me what I needed to see,...

Those are cool and show me what I needed to see, thanks. I reckon these follow the lines of the Adventure better than most top bars available. Plus, you don't need to remove the factory lower bars...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-29-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 22,149
Posted By Dorsland
I had the SW Motech bars on my standard 800 and...

I had the SW Motech bars on my standard 800 and was really happy with them. Do you have any more photos with different angles of those SW Motech bars? Maybe from head on and from the top ie rider...
Forum: Equipment 07-25-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,024
Posted By Dorsland
The Wolfman Tail tailbag? I had one and found it...

The Wolfman Tail tailbag? I had one and found it great. It takes a lot of stuff and has an expandable section that zips down to reduce the overall size.
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-09-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,355
Posted By Dorsland
I picked up mine in April and penned a few of my...

I picked up mine in April and penned a few of my thoughts about it. Take a look here: http://www.wilddog.za.net/forum/index.php?topic=148854.0
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-05-2014, 01:23 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,131
Posted By Dorsland
:D OK you win :thumb Bloody Aussies, always...

:D OK you win :thumb Bloody Aussies, always doing something they shouldn't be doing. :rofl

But you should really trade that 800 in on a more suitable bike though. Nice riding area. Got any...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-29-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 373
Views: 89,132
Posted By Dorsland
CTX 200 Bushlander

This is like a 2-wheel Landcruiser pickup on my farm. Goes anywhere, very low maintenance, easy to handle.
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-29-2014, 05:31 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,131
Posted By Dorsland
I guess I'm somewhat ahead of the "known issues"...

I guess I'm somewhat ahead of the "known issues" then. I'm on my second 800GS now and all I've had on either of them during my jaunts between the various Starbucks outlets on the Dark Continent is a...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-28-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,131
Posted By Dorsland
Be interesting to hear about the dodgy German...

Be interesting to hear about the dodgy German engineering :huh
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-26-2014, 12:35 AM
Replies: 7,712
Views: 2,522,898
Posted By Dorsland
Hehehehe, remember the Karoo is only a day's ride...

Hehehehe, remember the Karoo is only a day's ride from there :thumb
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-26-2014, 12:17 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,986
Posted By Dorsland
Before I bought my first one, I almost gave the...

Before I bought my first one, I almost gave the 800 a miss due to all the negatives I'd read about it. Negative comments ranged from the vibey motor at 5000rpm, the soft rims, the poor suspension,...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-25-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,986
Posted By Dorsland
:evil :lol3

:evil :lol3
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-25-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 7,712
Views: 2,522,898
Posted By Dorsland
Coffee break last Sunday. Damn cold and windy...

Coffee break last Sunday. Damn cold and windy :huh

http://i1285.photobucket.com/albums/a592/Dorsland/Oorlogspoort%20trip/P6150192_zps944ba183.jpg



And almost back on the farm after a...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-25-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,986
Posted By Dorsland
No, just yanking your chain dude. :lol3 :pot

No, just yanking your chain dude. :lol3 :pot
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-25-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,986
Posted By Dorsland
I had the SW Motech racks fitted to the Lava...

I had the SW Motech racks fitted to the Lava Orange 800 and they work 100%. Never had a problem with the Wolfman's. I am really sorry I sold them last year as I want to replace them with a set for...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-24-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,986
Posted By Dorsland
The Sand Rover models are 70 bhp, the Red ones 85...

The Sand Rover models are 70 bhp, the Red ones 85 bhp :D
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-24-2014, 06:19 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,986
Posted By Dorsland
I am on my second 800, this time round the...

I am on my second 800, this time round the Adventure model. Before buying my first 800 I borrowed a friend's 1200 Adventure for 2 weeks. It's a great bike for long distance touring that includes...
Forum: Ride reports 06-21-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,997
Posted By Dorsland
This looks like it's going to be a good one, I'll...

This looks like it's going to be a good one, I'll tag along if you don't mind ...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-15-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 860
Views: 216,488
Posted By Dorsland
Looks worse than it was ...

Looks worse than it was

http://i1285.photobucket.com/albums/a592/Dorsland/Royal%20Natal%20trip/DSCN2918_zpse2fa0525.jpg
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-15-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 716
Views: 173,046
Posted By Dorsland
What width is that E07? 140? Got any more pix? ...

What width is that E07? 140? Got any more pix? Trying to decide on a 140 or 150
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-15-2014, 03:59 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 8,949
Posted By Dorsland
Karoo, South Africa ...

Karoo, South Africa

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/07/07/ubamemed.jpg
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-06-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 7,712
Views: 2,522,898
Posted By Dorsland
I sold my 800GS last year just before our big...

I sold my 800GS last year just before our big farm move (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=20739553&postcount=6369). Big mistake :cry So a while back I decided I'm going to trade my...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-12-2014, 02:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,955
Posted By Dorsland
I use their E12 Saddlebags and Enduro Duffle...

I use their E12 Saddlebags and Enduro Duffle combined with the Enduro Carry All on my XR and I am really impressed by their stuff. It is well-made, durable, and looks good too.
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-12-2014, 01:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,955
Posted By Dorsland
Used those Wolfman bags on my 800GS and thought...

Used those Wolfman bags on my 800GS and thought they were great. I agree it's slightly more hassle to access stuff in them while en route but I cured that by using a Wolfman tail bag to get to small...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-25-2014, 02:13 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 47,468
Posted By Dorsland
I managed to get myself onto this snot smooth...

I managed to get myself onto this snot smooth dirt road in the Orange Free State, South Africa during the rainy season last year. Doesn't look too slippery but I paddled along for a good 9km. At...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-07-2013, 12:19 AM
Replies: 1,672
Views: 393,636
Posted By Dorsland
Ha, snakes, now we are talking. We have 3 snakes...

Ha, snakes, now we are talking. We have 3 snakes that occur very frequently on the farm: rinkhals or ring-necked spitting cobra...
Forum: Thumpers 07-06-2013, 10:40 PM
Replies: 74,799
Views: 7,855,574
Posted By Dorsland
Top left is an elephant, top right is a maize...

Top left is an elephant, top right is a maize cob and bottom somewhere is a mining headgear. The car plates have a sunflower on it too (see the image link below). The provinces normally display...
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