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Forum: Parallel Universe 04-04-2015, 08:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,472
Posted By Dorsland
2014 model came out with them swopped to the...

2014 model came out with them swopped to the right side :lol3
Forum: Equipment 04-04-2015, 08:09 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,459
Posted By Dorsland
So after doing my research like a good student, I...

So after doing my research like a good student, I finally went and bought the Panasonic Lumix TZ60 "travel zoom" camera.

I was looking for a compact camera that could take better quality pix than...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-01-2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 1,378
Views: 767,701
Posted By Dorsland
http://i1285.photobucket.com/albums/a592/Dorsland/...

http://i1285.photobucket.com/albums/a592/Dorsland/General%20bike%20trips/P1020073_zpsmy0ufoka.jpg
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-22-2015, 07:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,694
Posted By Dorsland
I'm on my second 800, this time round the...

I'm on my second 800, this time round the Adventure. Before buying my 2010 800 I borrowed a friend's 1200GSA for a week as I always liked the look of a 1200 loaded for a long trip.

Turns out it...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-23-2015, 07:32 AM
Replies: 278
Views: 128,674
Posted By Dorsland
Hey, I've been looking for a small tankbag like...

Hey, I've been looking for a small tankbag like that:eek1
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-17-2015, 07:29 AM
Replies: 1,430
Views: 517,460
Posted By Dorsland
In Pearston, Eastern Cape, South Africa ...

In Pearston, Eastern Cape, South Africa


http://i1285.photobucket.com/albums/a592/Dorsland/Middelton/P2150077_zpszixtpuzy.jpg
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-15-2015, 07:48 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 11,191
Posted By Dorsland
I am on my second 800, the latest a 2014...

I am on my second 800, the latest a 2014 Adventure and have never had any problem with heat coming off the 800's motor. In November 2014 (Southern Hemisphere summer) I did a 2500km trip through the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-15-2015, 05:23 AM
Replies: 8,106
Views: 2,804,320
Posted By Dorsland
Hmmmmm, wish my K60 still looked like that :D

Hmmmmm, wish my K60 still looked like that :D
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-15-2015, 05:14 AM
Replies: 8,106
Views: 2,804,320
Posted By Dorsland
Taken on a trip in the Eastern Cape, South...

Taken on a trip in the Eastern Cape, South Africa, this past weekend.

http://i1285.photobucket.com/albums/a592/Dorsland/Middelton/P2150077_zpszixtpuzy.jpg


...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-11-2015, 02:26 AM
Replies: 2,301
Views: 559,010
Posted By Dorsland
Wapadsberg pass, Karoo, South Africa ...

Wapadsberg pass, Karoo, South Africa

http://i1285.photobucket.com/albums/a592/Dorsland/Retouched%20bike%20pix/Wapadsberg_zps940b51cc.jpg




Kompasberg, Karoo, South Africa
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-15-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 11,135
Views: 3,783,691
Posted By Dorsland
Roggeveld Mountains, Karoo, South Africa ...

Roggeveld Mountains, Karoo, South Africa

http://i1285.photobucket.com/albums/a592/Dorsland/Tankwa%20trip/20141106_094723_zpse0e1cef3.jpg
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-13-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 8,106
Views: 2,804,320
Posted By Dorsland
Hehehe. Solo trip, long way from help, Heideneau...

Hehehe. Solo trip, long way from help, Heideneau K60s get the prize for puncture resistance.
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-13-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 8,106
Views: 2,804,320
Posted By Dorsland
A few pix from my trip through the Tankwa Karoo...

A few pix from my trip through the Tankwa Karoo last week

http://i1285.photobucket.com/albums/a592/Dorsland/Tankwa%20trip/20141105_085752_zps49a8d298.jpg


...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-06-2014, 04:53 AM
Replies: 8,106
Views: 2,804,320
Posted By Dorsland
From a recent day trip in the Karoo: ...

From a recent day trip in the Karoo:

http://i1285.photobucket.com/albums/a592/Dorsland/DVD%20trip/P9130026_zpsde74d0e9.jpg
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-06-2014, 04:51 AM
Replies: 8,106
Views: 2,804,320
Posted By Dorsland
All really exceptional pix, love this one:

All really exceptional pix, love this one:
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-29-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 15,283
Posted By Dorsland
Down on the farm with the Honda Bushlander

It's a tough job but someone has to do it :D

Baling alfalfa

http://i1285.photobucket.com/albums/a592/Dorsland/CTX200%20Bushlander/20140116_163731_zpsfeffupjw.jpg




Checking the horses
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-27-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 2,083
Views: 562,730
Posted By Dorsland
This has got to be one of the most...

This has got to be one of the most "I-need-to-get-out-and-ride-NOW" pix on this forum. Awesome! Did you get rained on?
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-19-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 8,106
Views: 2,804,320
Posted By Dorsland
Which upper bars are those?

Which upper bars are those?
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-08-2014, 12:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,753
Posted By Dorsland
Hey WD, I think they will look great on the...

Hey WD, I think they will look great on the Triumph. I considered the Monarch Pass bags too, they were strong contenders. What eventually tipped the balance in favour of the Expedition bags was...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-30-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,597
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: 8,106
Views: 2,804,320
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: 1,318
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: 8,106
Views: 2,804,320
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: 8,106
Views: 2,804,320
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: 1,540
Views: 300,076
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: 98
Views: 15,476
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: 98
Views: 15,476
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: 84
Views: 10,979
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: 1,540
Views: 300,076
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: 1,401
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: 7
Views: 1,753
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: 7
Views: 1,753
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: 26
Views: 4,597
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: 293
Views: 51,679
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: 293
Views: 51,679
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: 3,019
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: 1,749
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: 2,791
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: 481
Views: 123,448
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: 2,791
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...
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