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Forum: Orange Crush 06-25-2007, 06:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 957
Posted By Kappa
Call this a test??

100? That many?
Forum: Orange Crush 09-12-2006, 08:23 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,779
Posted By Kappa
http://kappa.smugmug.com/photos/93189177-M.jpg ...

http://kappa.smugmug.com/photos/93189177-M.jpg

Used two Gerbing regulators. One for the (Daytona) heated grips and one for heated jacket. Works fine.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-16-2006, 12:30 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,863
Posted By Kappa
Got the Akras on my 990 now. But with standard...

Got the Akras on my 990 now. But with standard mapping. My dealer told me that with the Akra mapping it is too rich. They already put back to standard mapping several bikes. KTM Sommer in Oberhausen...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-14-2006, 12:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 777
Posted By Kappa
EXC front fender doesn't fit. It touches the...

EXC front fender doesn't fit. It touches the radiator grid.

KTM NL told me that for the 990 with ABS there are developments for the hardequipment catalogue. More suspension travel mod's together...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-14-2006, 04:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 777
Posted By Kappa
I will check it. Got the 990 and an EXC lying...

I will check it. Got the 990 and an EXC lying around somwhere.

Will let you know.

Saluti da Olanda.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-14-2006, 01:40 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,863
Posted By Kappa
Amen. Even as ex-GS-er, I was already used to the...

Amen. Even as ex-GS-er, I was already used to the revy engine of my 525 EXC. The 990 is really great on tarmac and on high revs very "naughty". On tarmac I don't have any problems with the EFI. But I...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-13-2006, 07:34 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,630
Posted By Kappa
Also here a happy transfer from 1200 GS to 990...

Also here a happy transfer from 1200 GS to 990 Adv. The "smile per mile" ratio is just incredible. Besides it is more original than a GS that starts to become as common as a VW Golf (at least in...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-12-2006, 11:58 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,863
Posted By Kappa
My 990 idles just a little below 1500 rpm. ...

My 990 idles just a little below 1500 rpm.

Yesterday it had its 1.000 km check. Changed to 16 sprocket and stock cans replaced by Akra. The dealer did not change CDI mapping. Their experience on 4...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-06-2006, 12:44 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,863
Posted By Kappa
Got the 990 EFI for 800 km's now. It replaced my...

Got the 990 EFI for 800 km's now. It replaced my 1200 GS. The 990 is a bit more "reactive" but not annoying. Next week I will get my Akra's and new mapping.

If you ride the 990 sporty (too fast...
Forum: Airheads 11-17-2004, 01:04 AM
Replies: 5,340
Views: 1,104,058
Posted By Kappa
Something different, here is mine: ...

Something different, here is mine:

http://luckyluke.smugmug.com/photos/9125095-M.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 11-09-2004, 04:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 707
Posted By Kappa
Read on the German R1200GS forum a post on the...

Read on the German R1200GS forum a post on the Wunderlich Hugger.

It doesn't make any difference on how wet/dirty your feet/lower leg get.

Actually I have the impression it has to do with...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-09-2004, 04:30 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,494
Posted By Kappa
There will be no 1200 GS Adventure. A 1200 GS...

There will be no 1200 GS Adventure. A 1200 GS Rallye is quite likely. Normal front suspension, 21" front wheel, light and very very very $$$$€€€€
Forum: GS Boxers 10-24-2004, 11:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 894
Posted By Kappa
Your actual hub with R 100 GS rim is the...

Your actual hub with R 100 GS rim is the strongest. Excel rim is lighter.

Just find yourself a good workshop that can put it together. Handling off road is great.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-24-2004, 11:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 834
Posted By Kappa
I have D 607. Best so far for tarmac I had on any...

I have D 607. Best so far for tarmac I had on any GS! Haven't met anyone that didn't like them.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-24-2004, 11:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,123
Posted By Kappa
The absolutely great D 607 Dunlop

The absolutely great D 607 Dunlop
Forum: GS Boxers 08-31-2004, 08:00 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,536
Posted By Kappa
Dunlop D 607 make my footpegs scrape tarmac. Very...

Dunlop D 607 make my footpegs scrape tarmac. Very impressed by the neutral handling and "glue" level.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-17-2004, 08:35 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 20,782
Posted By Kappa
Just show us the DETAILLED picture. The ones on...

Just show us the DETAILLED picture. The ones on your Internetsite are still not clear. As you have both frames in hand, preferbly next to eachother. So than, using your own words, the public can...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-21-2004, 12:24 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 20,782
Posted By Kappa
Zilla, as long as the Bakker/Duursma frame is...

Zilla, as long as the Bakker/Duursma frame is strong enough to survive the Alto Turia Rallye (twice), it isn't that bad. Believe me, the Alto Turia is a heavy test for man and machine. Did it in...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-20-2004, 04:35 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 20,782
Posted By Kappa
Couldn't agree more. Duursma developped the frame...

Couldn't agree more. Duursma developped the frame with Nico Bakker, a well known name in frame building with a great reputation that he wouldn't risk by building shit.

BTW did the Zilla frame...
Forum: Airheads 06-29-2004, 12:00 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 9,376
Posted By Kappa
Mine is made for one purpose only: ...

Mine is made for one purpose only:

http://www.xs4all.nl/~vaberkel/divers/r80cardan1med.jpg

No tarmac! :evil
Forum: GS Boxers 05-26-2004, 12:04 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,242
Posted By Kappa
Just a Sunday afternoon. Winscreen touched my...

Just a Sunday afternoon. Winscreen touched my chest..... :evil

http://www.xs4all.nl/~vaberkel/divers/klim1med.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 05-19-2004, 03:05 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,551
Posted By Kappa
Mine came with the Dunlop D 607. Great rubber....

Mine came with the Dunlop D 607. Great rubber. Very sticky.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-12-2004, 12:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,612
Posted By Kappa
Also in Europe the new TT stuff is not yet...

Also in Europe the new TT stuff is not yet available. But seems a matter of just a few weeks.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-11-2004, 12:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,612
Posted By Kappa
The panniers are very good. Did some riding in...

The panniers are very good. Did some riding in pouring rain and hard winds but no leaking whatsoever. In the right one you can fit a helmet without expanding it. The BMW bags are very well made and...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-10-2004, 07:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,612
Posted By Kappa
Yeah sure, like I care.... :rofl

Yeah sure, like I care.... :rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 05-10-2004, 03:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,612
Posted By Kappa
I know. This makes my 1200 a 2005 spec version ...

I know. This makes my 1200 a 2005 spec version :wink:
Forum: GS Boxers 05-10-2004, 12:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,612
Posted By Kappa
Without panniers and rear mudguard

http://www.xs4all.nl/~vaberkel/divers/1200black1m.jpg

Now in the sunshine
Forum: GS Boxers 05-07-2004, 01:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,612
Posted By Kappa
correct :nod

correct :nod
Forum: GS Boxers 05-07-2004, 10:02 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,612
Posted By Kappa
Fastest 1200 GS: black

Picked up mine today, Weather was shit but this bike is great:

http://www.xs4all.nl/~vaberkel/divers/1200.jpg

mobile phone quality pic.....
Forum: GS Boxers 04-27-2004, 08:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,667
Posted By Kappa
Know that some "Police" driving instructors...

Know that some "Police" driving instructors tested it off road and told it was definitely better than his Adventure. No problem with the brakes.

No pics, sorry.....
Forum: GS Boxers 04-21-2004, 07:30 AM
Replies: 590
Views: 128,902
Posted By Kappa
Good old 2V

http://www.xs4all.nl/~vaberkel/motoren/r80gsr.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 04-21-2004, 07:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 840
Posted By Kappa
Which brand? So far I've seen them with Dunlop D...

Which brand? So far I've seen them with Dunlop D 607, Bridgestone TW E, Anakee and Tourance.
Forum: Beasts 03-22-2004, 08:00 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 9,336
Posted By Kappa
If I look at the amounts of KTM 950 Adv for sale...

If I look at the amounts of KTM 950 Adv for sale on German 2nd hand sites (www.mobile.de) I wonder how happy the owners are.....

And still, one next to my two GS-es...... :jump
Forum: Beasts 03-22-2004, 07:27 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 9,336
Posted By Kappa
http://www.xs4all.nl/~vaberkel/motoren/images/r120...

http://www.xs4all.nl/~vaberkel/motoren/images/r1200gswheely.jpg

No comment.

Yes one only: 11xx/1200 GS vs KTM 950 ADV are a non issue. Buy both or learn to live with the limitations that both...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-04-2004, 03:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 600
Posted By Kappa
@ NLS, you must be hopelessly desperate; posting...

@ NLS, you must be hopelessly desperate; posting this in UKGSER, Advrider.....
Forum: GS Boxers 03-02-2004, 11:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,932
Posted By Kappa
[QUOTE=barbasma]yes... lower gear ratio... ...

[QUOTE=barbasma]yes... lower gear ratio...

the testers says that the 1st gear is much longer than 1150...

and no more 6 overdrive....
[QUOTE]

1st gear is shorter than on 1150 but longer...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-16-2004, 08:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,179
Posted By Kappa
Heard that BMW put some effort in the servo brake...

Heard that BMW put some effort in the servo brake software and that nowadays on the GS, 1150 and 1200 it comes in much softer and a better feedback to the driver.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-16-2004, 08:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,610
Posted By Kappa
As the R1200GS is marketed at this side of the...

As the R1200GS is marketed at this side of the pond, the bike will be standard with alloy wheels, and the spoke wheels will cost around EUR 400 extra (if ordered directly with spoke wheels) !

Can...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-28-2004, 02:13 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,084
Posted By Kappa
In the same category: ...

In the same category:

http://www.vberkel.demon.nl/images/waterbakmed.JPG

My God, it was so hot that day.....


http://www.vberkel.demon.nl/images/klim1med.JPG

Climbing.... was kind of...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-09-2004, 01:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,122
Posted By Kappa
Re: Amber Turn Indicators Again?

Don't worry, you can order clear ones ex factory.

First lot of 1200 GS has the following options:

Heated Grips
Hand protectors
ABS (Part. Integral)
Clear lenses indicators
Panniers (new...
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