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Forum: Road warriors 08-20-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 826
Views: 179,954
Posted By Daniel Klaus
At first I wanted the V7 to be able to tour...

At first I wanted the V7 to be able to tour two-up, since my other bike, a Beta Alp 4, is to small for that. But when we tried a demo bike, it quickly became clear that for my girlfriend, the V7 was...
Forum: Road warriors 08-20-2014, 02:20 AM
Replies: 826
Views: 179,954
Posted By Daniel Klaus
Paul and Peter, thanks for the input. I too would...

Paul and Peter, thanks for the input. I too would like to have a custom seat, and now I think I will buy the Racer seat as a basis for that. Then I can also have the red stitching replaced while...
Forum: Road warriors 08-19-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 826
Views: 179,954
Posted By Daniel Klaus
Stephen, out of curiosity, how tall are you and...

Stephen, out of curiosity, how tall are you and your wife?

I am 183cm/6', and feel comfortable on the bike. However, at highway speeds, I like to slide back a bit so that I lean more into the...
Forum: Road warriors 08-16-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 826
Views: 179,954
Posted By Daniel Klaus
Just checked again today: my '14 needs 5 liters...

Just checked again today: my '14 needs 5 liters per 100km (47mpg)*, so the range should be a bit above 400km (250 miles). Although I have yet to confirm that :deal
Fuel light comes on around 300km....
Forum: Road warriors 05-25-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 826
Views: 179,954
Posted By Daniel Klaus
http://danielklaus.smugmug.com/Bikes/i-RptT9Xb/0/X...

http://danielklaus.smugmug.com/Bikes/i-RptT9Xb/0/XL/P1000944-XL.jpg

http://danielklaus.smugmug.com/Bikes/i-P6KW93w/0/XL/P1000947-XL.jpg

Headlight still attached after nearly a thousand miles...
Forum: Road warriors 05-21-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 826
Views: 179,954
Posted By Daniel Klaus
First of all: ...

First of all:
http://danielklaus.smugmug.com/Bikes/i-Z3tT8MQ/0/L/P1000931-L.jpg
:ricky

Secondly, I too find the rear suspension a bit on the stiff side. But keep in mind (a) my other bike is a...
Forum: Road warriors 01-22-2014, 04:40 AM
Replies: 826
Views: 179,954
Posted By Daniel Klaus
I'm currently looking to buy a V7 Stone myself....

I'm currently looking to buy a V7 Stone myself. Your comment about the bad counterbalancing made me worry that this characteristic of the bike would annoy me over time. But last weekend, I took a...
Forum: Ride reports 11-07-2012, 05:26 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 22,429
Posted By Daniel Klaus
Thumb Others might call it "inspiration" :D ...

Others might call it "inspiration" :D
http://ravenbladerider.files.wordpress.com/2008/12/pink-honda-cub.jpg

Nice report and great pictures!

I also had a Funduro, and for someone not as big as...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-20-2012, 08:18 AM
Replies: 9,763
Views: 3,760,061
Posted By Daniel Klaus
(Fixed pics)

(Fixed pics)
Forum: Ride reports 05-18-2011, 10:28 AM
Replies: 2,566
Views: 1,741,159
Posted By Daniel Klaus
Gabel = fork Schitt = :topes, obviously =>...

Gabel = fork
Schitt = :topes, obviously

=> manure fork (if that's actually a word)

Or more precisely, the person hauling the Schitt.
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2010, 02:02 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,295
Posted By Daniel Klaus
Thumb If you are of the "real motorcycles start at...

If you are of the "real motorcycles start at 100bhp" crowd, then yes. But I disagree. I ride the same model at the moment. This thing is a FUNduro. Solid power, sharp brakes. Yes, the suspension is...
Forum: Australia 09-15-2009, 03:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 874
Posted By Daniel Klaus
Just a quick update: We sold the bike because we...

Just a quick update: We sold the bike because we couldn't fit the two of us plus luggage on it, and are currently touring the east coast on two posti bikes.

We bought the bikes from One Ten in...
Forum: Australia 08-23-2009, 11:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 874
Posted By Daniel Klaus
I'm his evil twin, so you better be nice!...

I'm his evil twin, so you better be nice! Ho-ho-ho :wink:

I just went to TJ's and he quoted me $280 for a pair of some Mitas dual sport tyres (forgot the exact model already). Nice!

Now I just...
Forum: Australia 08-23-2009, 06:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 874
Posted By Daniel Klaus
So I just arrived in Canberra....

Now I have to prep the bike my girlfriend Marie brought earlier this year (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=454817) for our trip up the east coast. What shops in Canberra can you...
Forum: Australia 05-18-2009, 06:27 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,384
Posted By Daniel Klaus
A message from Marie:

A message from Marie:
Forum: Australia 05-13-2009, 02:39 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,384
Posted By Daniel Klaus
Okay, seems to be pretty much the same as in...

Okay, seems to be pretty much the same as in Germany. Even the color of the slip:nod

And what is a "blue slip" then? Saw that in an ad somewhere.
Forum: Australia 05-13-2009, 03:42 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,384
Posted By Daniel Klaus
Say, could someone please explain what one has to...

Say, could someone please explain what one has to do after buying a bike? Exactly how does registering and insuring a bike work?

(Unfortunately this does not mean that Marie bought a bike, we're...
Forum: Australia 05-01-2009, 10:28 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,384
Posted By Daniel Klaus
Apparently not. :bluduh

Apparently not. :bluduh
Forum: Australia 04-30-2009, 03:34 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,384
Posted By Daniel Klaus
Marie might want to have a look at the KLR this...

Marie might want to have a look at the KLR this evening or tomorrow, if it is still available then. I PM'd godsilla and wedgie re: tonight, but just to let you know...

Edit: Saturday 10am,...
Forum: Australia 04-30-2009, 03:23 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,384
Posted By Daniel Klaus
Well of course. I nearly got a TA as well. The...

Well of course. I nearly got a TA as well. The F650 won just because I wanted to try a thumper.

But for Marie, we have to go after what's cheap and available. Of course the same applies to me...
Forum: Australia 04-29-2009, 07:28 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,384
Posted By Daniel Klaus
seat height of a KLR

Would a person of 170cm get her feet on the ground on a KLR? On my F650 she doesn't...

http://www.allclassifieds.com.au/ac/ac0036?bcid=122212381
Forum: Australia 04-24-2009, 03:31 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,384
Posted By Daniel Klaus
Sounds interesting! When would you usually be at...

Sounds interesting! When would you usually be at home?

And, more importantly, would any of the Canberra riders be willing to take Marie pillion for a 300km ride?
:deal
Forum: Australia 04-22-2009, 06:35 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,384
Posted By Daniel Klaus
No answer from the Honda guy, and Marie decided...

No answer from the Honda guy, and Marie decided that the XS is too much a hassle to get...
Next try: http://www.allclassifieds.com.au/ac/ac0036?bcid=122161572
Forum: Australia 04-20-2009, 03:27 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,384
Posted By Daniel Klaus
http://www.allclassifieds.com.au/ac/ac0036?bcid=12...

http://www.allclassifieds.com.au/ac/ac0036?bcid=122193755
Email sent, waiting for reply...
...
Forum: Australia 04-19-2009, 07:25 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,384
Posted By Daniel Klaus
Wow, didn't expect those prices. An XT or two...

Wow, didn't expect those prices. An XT or two would of course be perfect for the trip (see, you CAN get decent bikes for less money!). But I would be equally content with some mid-80s road bike...
...
Forum: Australia 04-18-2009, 06:10 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,384
Posted By Daniel Klaus
Actually I learned all my English from reading...

Actually I learned all my English from reading ADVrider :flip

Thanks to everyone who has offered help! Marie is in the middle of moving from the youth hostel to a more permanent room, but I think...
Forum: Australia 04-17-2009, 01:05 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,384
Posted By Daniel Klaus
Yeah I know, but more money for the bike equals...

Yeah I know, but more money for the bike equals less money for gas and food. I'd rather get a smaller/ older bike and ride further :ricky
Forum: Australia 04-17-2009, 10:04 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,384
Posted By Daniel Klaus
Help a girl get a bike

Hello ADVriders,

as this is my first post let me introduce myself. You might be able to guess my real name from my nick :nod I'm 27 and studying computer science here in Germany. There hasn't...
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