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Forum: Thumpers 05-10-2012, 03:49 PM
Replies: 1,698
Views: 407,602
Posted By gyroforce
It will cost 3990 EUR plus dealership fees in...

It will cost 3990 EUR plus dealership fees in Germany. I'd say both CRF and CBR 250 are good deals, considering the local market conditions.

GW250 -- "less than 4000 EUR"
CRF250L -- 3990 EUR...
Forum: Road warriors 10-15-2009, 08:31 AM
Replies: 982
Views: 55,172
Posted By gyroforce
Pissed I am angry at HD. A properly established Buell...

I am angry at HD. A properly established Buell brand would have given them access to other market segments; possibly could have kept them afloat in tough times. Now the "cruiser crisis" is hitting HD...
Forum: Road warriors 10-01-2009, 02:32 PM
Replies: 373
Views: 75,407
Posted By gyroforce
Honda CB1300 Super Four ...

Honda CB1300 Super Four
http://img12.imageshack.us/img12/8369/38232898.jpg (http://img12.imageshack.us/i/38232898.jpg/) http://img12.imageshack.us/img12/38232898.jpg/1/w1280.png...
Forum: Road warriors 09-26-2009, 02:54 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 27,812
Posted By gyroforce
Nice bike, GREAT recording. Honda CB1300. ...

Nice bike, GREAT recording. Honda CB1300.

<object height="344" width="425">


<embed src="http://www.youtube.com/v/gBK4aDfjbRY&hl=de&fs=1&" type="application/x-shockwave-flash"...
Forum: Road warriors 09-08-2009, 02:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,128
Posted By gyroforce
I noticed the same with a F650GS (thumper) on the...

I noticed the same with a F650GS (thumper) on the Nuerburgring Nordschleife.

Closed circuit, motorcycles only, over 150 bikes, most of them way over 100 hp.

I found it suprisingly simple to...
Forum: Road warriors 09-03-2009, 02:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,252
Posted By gyroforce
For your listening pleasure. <object...

For your listening pleasure.

<object height="344" width="425">


<embed src="http://www.youtube.com/v/gBK4aDfjbRY&hl=en&fs=1&" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" allowscriptaccess="always"...
Forum: Road warriors 08-10-2009, 02:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 559
Posted By gyroforce
Need help selecting a bike

So I have a F650GS thumper and I like it very much. It is my "beginner bike" and we have done 40k km in 3.5 years together. I used it for travel, around town, day trips, everywere.

I like the very...
Forum: Road warriors 07-22-2009, 03:27 PM
Replies: 373
Views: 106,134
Posted By gyroforce
MCN still says the CB1100F will come out, in...

MCN still says the CB1100F will come out, in Japan "at least".

http://www.motorcyclenews.com/MCN/News/newsresults/New-bikes/2009/July/jul0209-honda-cb1100f-closer-to-production/

...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-15-2009, 05:25 AM
Replies: 7,577
Views: 2,463,628
Posted By gyroforce
I think that's what they did. The F800GS has a...

I think that's what they did. The F800GS has a bigger radiator (?); they must've changed that as well.



http://www.hammer-motorrad.de/index.php?id=7
http://www.hammer-motorrad.de/index.php?id=9
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-14-2009, 01:32 PM
Replies: 7,577
Views: 2,463,628
Posted By gyroforce
Thumb My local dealer has customized a F650GS. Black...

My local dealer has customized a F650GS. Black wheels + suspension and a red(!) F800GS fairing. They call it the "F650GS Strada". I think it looks fantastic!! Sorry for crappy pic.
...
Forum: Road warriors 12-22-2008, 09:35 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 10,475
Posted By gyroforce
That "Respect"-Movie does nothing for me. Poser...

That "Respect"-Movie does nothing for me. Poser stuff.

However, being a technocrat, I love this:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0CxSvPMn5IQ

If that does not make you want a K1200whatever,...
Forum: Thumpers 11-07-2008, 12:54 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 28,547
Posted By gyroforce
http://www.sierrabmwonline.com/-i-12.html

http://www.sierrabmwonline.com/-i-12.html
Forum: Thumpers 11-07-2008, 12:44 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 28,547
Posted By gyroforce
http://www.bobsbmw.com/motorcycles/featured_bike.h...

http://www.bobsbmw.com/motorcycles/featured_bike.html

Still cannot believe it. Popular demand?
Forum: Thumpers 11-07-2008, 12:11 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 28,547
Posted By gyroforce
If all this is true, why did we not hear anything...

If all this is true, why did we not hear anything about it on the major fairs, the news sites, bmw-motorrad.com... anywhere?

I have a old F650GS and love the thumper. An updated, now G650GS, is...
Forum: Road warriors 11-06-2008, 12:51 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 44,554
Posted By gyroforce
I doubt BMW will price the bike close to the...

I doubt BMW will price the bike close to the Hornet. Especially with the ABS the bike will cost a premium, as any BMW does.

The specs sound interesting and the bike might even perform...
Forum: Road warriors 11-04-2008, 10:15 AM
Replies: 453
Views: 100,557
Posted By gyroforce
The F800R does not look too good IMO. The R1200R...

The F800R does not look too good IMO. The R1200R is miles ahead in the styling department.

Why no single-sided swingarm? Why no belt drive? What's this ugly plate above the instrument cluster?...
Forum: Thumpers 11-03-2008, 01:13 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,370
Posted By gyroforce
Keep the 650 GS. You will regret any realistic...

Keep the 650 GS. You will regret any realistic trade-in. It's one of the best thumpers available.
Forum: Road warriors 10-31-2008, 02:10 PM
Replies: 453
Views: 100,557
Posted By gyroforce
Laugh Yessss... ...

Yessss...

http://static.blogo.it/motoblog/novita-moto-guzzi-2009/big_guzzi_griso_8v_se_2009_01.jpg
Forum: EMEA 09-19-2008, 10:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,075
Posted By gyroforce
This should help: ...

This should help:
http://berlin.angloinfo.com/countries/germany/motoregister.asp
http://berlin.angloinfo.com/countries/germany/carinsure.asp
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-01-2008, 11:16 AM
Replies: 7,626
Views: 1,355,500
Posted By gyroforce
The new F650GS has a smaller radiator than the...

The new F650GS has a smaller radiator than the F800GS.

Tubeless tires, smaller front wheel, less costly, regular fuel, I think the F650GS is the better bike :norton
Forum: Equipment 07-28-2008, 02:13 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 10,092
Posted By gyroforce
Camping stuff, packed. ...

Camping stuff, packed.
http://img376.imageshack.us/img376/1028/20080525095558yl0.th.jpg (http://img376.imageshack.us/my.php?image=20080525095558yl0.jpg)

Camping stuff, unpacked....
Forum: Road warriors 07-27-2008, 02:56 PM
Replies: 373
Views: 106,134
Posted By gyroforce
Bump. Any news on the CB1100F?

Bump. Any news on the CB1100F?
Forum: Road warriors 07-12-2008, 06:06 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,020
Posted By gyroforce
"Vee will zteamroll sem sis time! Los Los!" ...

"Vee will zteamroll sem sis time! Los Los!"

:lol3
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-12-2008, 01:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,791
Posted By gyroforce
Test drive both. I'd start with the 650....

Test drive both.

I'd start with the 650. Easier to drive, lighter, more relaxed, less (planned) maintenance, great economy. Think of your big smile at the pump. Might serve a few more purposes...
Forum: Road warriors 07-12-2008, 11:09 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 8,976
Posted By gyroforce
That would require huge marketing coin; Cagiva is...

That would require huge marketing coin; Cagiva is a nobody in the european volume market.
Forum: Road warriors 07-12-2008, 07:33 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 8,976
Posted By gyroforce
This deal makes no sense to me. MV and Cagiva are...

This deal makes no sense to me. MV and Cagiva are super-small companies compared with HD, very low volume but certainly a good yield per bike. They will have zero impact on HD's bottom line IMHO.
...
Forum: Road warriors 07-06-2008, 04:08 PM
Replies: 453
Views: 100,557
Posted By gyroforce
:deal:lol3 Well they get the point across....

:deal:lol3

Well they get the point across. Seems Honda registered patents for a 5cyl engine and a new 2-part-chassis (front and rear end, connected by the engine).:eek1

Certainly more than new...
Forum: Road warriors 07-06-2008, 03:48 PM
Replies: 453
Views: 100,557
Posted By gyroforce
More rumors, about a 5cyl-engine!...

More rumors, about a 5cyl-engine! (http://www.motociclismo.es/Pruebas/honda-vfr-1000-novedad-2009-rc211v-kw-novedad.jsp%3Fid%3D5024)

A quick google translation
Forum: Road warriors 05-12-2008, 01:22 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 28,974
Posted By gyroforce
Thumb Looks fantastic! I hope they put it into...

Looks fantastic! I hope they put it into production.
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-23-2008, 09:13 AM
Replies: 7,626
Views: 1,355,500
Posted By gyroforce
Laugh Not if 2009 models are produced in China :evil

Not if 2009 models are produced in China :evil
Forum: Road warriors 03-08-2008, 10:39 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,307
Posted By gyroforce
Question What about fuel evaporation? Health issues? ...

What about fuel evaporation? Health issues?

I would love to get my bike in the living room.
Forum: Thumpers 01-04-2008, 04:44 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 18,442
Posted By gyroforce
Thumb I have a 2006 F650GS with 13000 miles. No...

I have a 2006 F650GS with 13000 miles. No problems whatsoever, 60-65mpg, fun and easy to ride. Great luggage options and carry capacity for touring. Cruises nicely at 70mph, will go up to ~90mph if...
Forum: The Garage 12-26-2007, 04:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 748
Posted By gyroforce
Thanks for your replies. Will get some paint.

Thanks for your replies. Will get some paint.
Forum: Hacks 12-23-2007, 01:06 PM
Replies: 27
2wd
Views: 5,137
Posted By gyroforce
http://www.mobec-international.com/index.php

http://www.mobec-international.com/index.php
Forum: The Garage 12-22-2007, 05:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 748
Posted By gyroforce
Question Roughed up crashbars - how to seal / protect from rust?

Hi ADV mechanics!

I had a little low-speed getoff (ice...) with my trusty F650GS. The Hepco Becker crashbars protected the bike, but took some surface damage. Nothing bent though.

I do like a...
Forum: Thumpers 11-22-2007, 10:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,665
Posted By gyroforce
SW-Motech sells the same. Might be easier to get...

SW-Motech sells the same. Might be easier to get (?)

Mounting instructions:
http://www.mo-tech.de/anbauanleitungen/svl_00_505_101.pdf
Forum: Beasts 11-18-2007, 09:26 AM
Replies: 290
Views: 68,520
Posted By gyroforce
Darth Vader!!

Darth Vader!!
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-02-2007, 03:25 PM
Replies: 7,626
Views: 1,355,500
Posted By gyroforce
Thumb My god, this bike is a killer!!

My god, this bike is a killer!!
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-30-2007, 01:34 PM
Replies: 7,626
Views: 1,355,500
Posted By gyroforce
Pissed This just in, discussion in the BMW propag......

This just in, discussion in the BMW propag... marketing department.

http://www.cinematographers.nl/GreatDoPh/Films/DrStrangelove3.jpg


Of course the whole point is lost if you keep it a secret!
Forum: Thumpers 10-10-2007, 12:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,858
Posted By gyroforce
Judging by the feedback on Advrider, both bikes...

Judging by the feedback on Advrider, both bikes seem to be among the most reliable models of the respective companies.

If you are more into touring, take the Strom. Fairing and the smoother engine...
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