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Forum: Thumpers 05-18-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 4,568
Views: 1,096,114
Posted By frichtie
Finally bought a 1998 with 4000 miles on the...

Finally bought a 1998 with 4000 miles on the clock. Not too clean but a complete restauration will take place next winter. The boys (16 and 12 y-o) are happy and I know we'll have fun this summer....
Forum: Thumpers 05-13-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 4,568
Views: 1,096,114
Posted By frichtie
Thanks, I'll do that!

Thanks, I'll do that!
Forum: Thumpers 05-13-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 4,568
Views: 1,096,114
Posted By frichtie
Is 16 000 miles too much?

Hi all,
Looking to buy a TW200. Found one here in Québec.
2001 with 16 000 miles on the clock.
Sellers says it's very clean and everything.
She's asking $2000.00 cad.
Without considering the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 42,873
Posted By frichtie
Got NX125 in sight...

Looking to buy a little bike for my boys...(12 and 16 y.o.)

So the NX125 appeared in my search results.

It's 1989 model year with only some 2000mi on the clock!

The price is too high (for...
Forum: Beasts 03-11-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 527
Views: 450,123
Posted By frichtie
Working on a rear rack...

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Forum: Beasts 02-09-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 3,770
Views: 688,760
Posted By frichtie
Sticky sticker...

I got it! Took a while tough...
And I actually finished it with WD40.
Is there something it doesn't do?

Thank you,

Eric
Forum: Beasts 02-09-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 3,770
Views: 688,760
Posted By frichtie
one sticky sticker!

You know the warning sticker...the one on the tank. I got rid of every sticker i didn't want
Easily...using the usual tools including a hair dryer.
But this one seems to be cooked in place!
I will...
Forum: Beasts 11-27-2013, 08:41 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,871
Posted By frichtie
Began working on my ammo cans last night... ...

Began working on my ammo cans last night...

http://www.stromtrooper.com/attachments/v-strom-modifications-performance/59889d1385520496-wee-ammo-can-panniers-dscf6762-jpg
Forum: Beasts 11-03-2013, 04:43 AM
Replies: 3,770
Views: 688,760
Posted By frichtie
Thank you, zekester63...the thing is: I'm...

Thank you, zekester63...the thing is: I'm wondering if those are the same we can buy in some specialized stores, but with a different brand name? (And a different price tag)
Plus...they're "made in...
Forum: Beasts 11-02-2013, 05:50 PM
Replies: 3,770
Views: 688,760
Posted By frichtie
Accessories for my new (to me) DL650 2006

Hi all, I just bought a set of 30mm ammo cans...wich I will transform and install on my bike. Also bought a headlight guard (Touratech) used from a fellow rider....and looking forward to buy a set...
Forum: Vendors 10-24-2013, 02:32 PM
Replies: 1,130
Views: 169,671
Posted By frichtie
I'm just curious...If it's a good product, and...

I'm just curious...If it's a good product, and people are satisfied with it, fine. I'd consider getting a set for my bike. And if they are made...somewhere near here (North America) it's a plus....
Forum: Vendors 10-24-2013, 08:38 AM
Replies: 1,130
Views: 169,671
Posted By frichtie
MM8-MM10-MM12....all of those seem to be what I...

MM8-MM10-MM12....all of those seem to be what I need to upgrade my 06 Vstrom. However, I still have a simple question: Who makes them...and where?
(hmmm that was TWO questions, right?)
-Eric
Forum: Beasts 10-17-2013, 06:08 AM
Replies: 527
Views: 450,123
Posted By frichtie
Rear rack set-up...from Ukraine...

I just bought a 2006 DL650 with only 8000mi on the clock. And then, fell in love with this rear rack set-up. Is anyone using it? It looks very rugged and ''Pelican boxes friendly''. I'll probably be...
Forum: Beasts 10-16-2013, 11:17 AM
Replies: 3,770
Views: 688,760
Posted By frichtie
I'm new here...just bought a 2006 DL650. Now...

I'm new here...just bought a 2006 DL650. Now planning on making it perfect to me. Question is: Is anyone here currently using this set-up? ...
Forum: Beasts 10-12-2013, 04:52 AM
Replies: 3,770
Views: 688,760
Posted By frichtie
Tank for your input. I just bought the bike...

Tank for your input. I just bought the bike yesterday! The Shad mounting kit is no longer on sale. (maybe it's a good thing)... Looking forward to get a set of Pelican boxes. Mounting kit...still...
Forum: Beasts 10-09-2013, 09:25 PM
Replies: 3,770
Views: 688,760
Posted By frichtie
I'm sure there are many options available. The...

I'm sure there are many options available. The thing is I can get a Shad Mounting Kit for a very special price. However, I'm wondering if a set from SHAD is good...or bad. If people tell me "Don't...
Forum: Beasts 10-09-2013, 08:11 PM
Replies: 3,770
Views: 688,760
Posted By frichtie
SHAD Side-Master Mounting Kit..

Hello all,
I'm new to the VSTROM community! Actually, I'll be picking up my new bike this friday. A red 2006 Dl650 with only 8000 miles on the clock...
Anyway, that bike isn't...
Forum: Beasts 07-23-2013, 06:21 AM
Replies: 21,397
Views: 6,187,654
Posted By frichtie
Nice work! I like it. -Eric

Nice work! I like it.
-Eric
Forum: Airheads 03-10-2013, 12:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,247
Posted By frichtie
Sold! However, a friend of mine will...

Sold!

However, a friend of mine will probably put a similar set for sale in the next few weeks... I'll keep you people informed.

Thank you,

Eric
Forum: Airheads 03-03-2013, 07:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,247
Posted By frichtie
Pictures are here! ...

Pictures are here!

http://imageshack.us/a/img33/8927/dscf6371c.jpg
...
Forum: Airheads 02-28-2013, 04:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,247
Posted By frichtie
The bike had some 72000 km on the clock. Disc...

The bike had some 72000 km on the clock.
Disc brake already mounted on front wheel.
All in nice shape. Pictures will come soon...sorry for the delay!
I liked the bike! But won't be riding a bike...
Forum: Airheads 02-28-2013, 08:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,247
Posted By frichtie
For sale: R80G/S set of wheels...

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=866589
Forum: Beasts 11-11-2012, 06:38 AM
Replies: 21,397
Views: 6,187,654
Posted By frichtie
...and I know you're right! The thing is, I'am...

...and I know you're right! The thing is, I'am kind of tired of buying stuff ``made in Asia``. And I know there's a difference between buying a winter coat or a motorcycle. O.k...I guess I have...
Forum: Beasts 11-02-2012, 02:01 PM
Replies: 21,397
Views: 6,187,654
Posted By frichtie
Really, I don't see why the bikes would show more...

Really, I don't see why the bikes would show more "defects" just because they are made in Thaïland.
My english isn't good enough I'm afraid, to explain why it dissappoints me. But I can think of an...
Forum: Beasts 11-01-2012, 05:10 PM
Replies: 21,397
Views: 6,187,654
Posted By frichtie
For the last 20 years, I've been involved in...

For the last 20 years, I've been involved in aircraft manufacturing.
I can tell you there's a difference in quality between an aircraft assembled in China, India, Mexico....and one assembled in the...
Forum: Beasts 11-01-2012, 02:42 PM
Replies: 21,397
Views: 6,187,654
Posted By frichtie
I will see that movie. The trailer is working! ...

I will see that movie. The trailer is working!

Now....I just read somewhere that....the Scrambler was assembled in Thailand!
TELL ME IT'S NOT TRUE......please. Cause I recently sold my...
Forum: Beasts 10-19-2012, 02:12 PM
Replies: 21,397
Views: 6,187,654
Posted By frichtie
I suppose you've all seen this....but just in...

I suppose you've all seen this....but just in case:http://youtu.be/oAliBMah-0I

Eric
Forum: Airheads 09-07-2012, 03:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 520
Posted By frichtie
They were painted (powder-coated) un black....

They were painted (powder-coated) un black. Really great looking and the rear drum seems all right!

Eric
Forum: Airheads 09-06-2012, 08:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 520
Posted By frichtie
R80g/s wheels

Hi all,
how much should someone expect to pay for a set of wheels for a r80G/S? Considering they would be in very nice condition...

Eric
Forum: Airheads 08-08-2012, 09:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 302
Posted By frichtie
Virginia-Beach...

Hey! I'm leaving for Virginia-Beach soon! (family vacations....without the G/S)
Question: Is there some motorcycle museum in that area I should visit with the kids?

Eric
Forum: Airheads 08-08-2012, 05:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 741
Posted By frichtie
This GPS is a Nuvi50 from Garmin. Not too...

This GPS is a Nuvi50 from Garmin. Not too expensive and easy to use. (around $130.00 CAD)
Not waterproof...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-08-2012, 09:18 AM
Replies: 2,220
Views: 825,797
Posted By frichtie
My "Vintage-ADV-Bikes"...

Transalp 1987 & R80G/S 1986:http://img844.imageshack.us/img844/6766/dscf5037s.jpg
By frichtie (http://profile.imageshack.us/user/frichtie) at...
Forum: Airheads 08-08-2012, 09:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 741
Posted By frichtie
When 2012 meets 1986...

Some of us have experienced the inaccuracy of BMW speedometers...the easiest and cheapest solution, to me, is to use a GPS. Witch I bought for that reason. Then I added a digital rev-counter. And...
Forum: Airheads 08-03-2012, 07:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,526
Posted By frichtie
I own a R80G/S-PD myself. I just like it....

I own a R80G/S-PD myself. I just like it. Actually, I might be in love with it....or maybe I just can't fall in love with it.
Man, is it ugly?!! Otherwise, it's perfect!

Eric...
Forum: Airheads 07-07-2012, 01:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 802
Posted By frichtie
Some pics of my G/S

http://img43.imageshack.us/img43/3417/dscf4904g.jpg
By frichtie (http://profile.imageshack.us/user/frichtie) at 2012-07-07
All pictures taken in the Vallée de la Matapédia...
Forum: Airheads 06-27-2012, 02:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 965
Posted By frichtie
IT IS ALIVE!!! Roars like kitten. Actually, it...

IT IS ALIVE!!! Roars like kitten. Actually, it sounds even better than before.

Leaving tomorrow for a short vacation. With my boys and....the G/S!

Many thanks to all of you.

Eric
Forum: Airheads 06-27-2012, 06:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 965
Posted By frichtie
Just got a replacement. (2 actually) I'll...

Just got a replacement. (2 actually)

I'll try it later, and come back to you people!

Eric
Forum: Airheads 06-27-2012, 03:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 965
Posted By frichtie
oops....so it's gonna be another long night in...

oops....so it's gonna be another long night in the garage! I didn't check the other carb yet.
just cleaned the one on the left and found the cut ring.
Same treatment ont the other side then....I...
Forum: Airheads 06-26-2012, 06:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 965
Posted By frichtie
YESSSSSSS! Now, I need to find a new "o" ring......

YESSSSSSS! Now, I need to find a new "o" ring... And not at the BMW dealers.(He's too far)
The bike has to be ready for thursday, as I'm taking it with me for a few days in the country.
I suppose...
Forum: Airheads 06-26-2012, 06:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 965
Posted By frichtie
And....could it be the cause of the bike acting...

And....could it be the cause of the bike acting like it was going out of gas?
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