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1Back to top Go down   Riding a pannier Empty Riding a pannier Mon Jul 10, 2023 6:13 pm

Arlina

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It is told that someone hides eastereggs to be found by someone.
Took me a while, but finally got my riding easteregg (shape/color) Razz 

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Riding a pannier K_en_c10

Seems the middlestand didn't like the sand, that's why it's a bit hidden when we had a tour.
But the egg won a price indeed, by standing out with the hard wind near the canals on the ride lol! 


Now back to the topic title;
Was taking fuel, then a big guy with a full options R12XXGS stopped next to me, opened his helmet and said; "I lost a pannier a while ago, seems you're riding it now, good luck and have fun".  Riding a pannier 44271


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2Back to top Go down   Riding a pannier Empty Re: Riding a pannier Mon Jul 10, 2023 7:01 pm

jbt

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Congratulations!

I ride the same pannier since 1995.
It's the best car I ever owned, yet the worst motorcyle I had

It was a very good idea from BMW, but italian made...
As a commuter, it's probably the more practical vehicle to use.

My one has soft side doors fitted. Italian made also, sadly. But with a little improvements and a lot of tape, it permits me to go to work on rainy days with no rain suit and to keep dry.
Riding a pannier C1_nei10

I had to install also a warm air pipe, from behind the radiator to the dashboard, to reduce fog on the screen.

I know I look stupid riding this C1: but thanks to its brillant design, there's no internal mirror so I can't see me.

Sadly, I have very little use of it these days. One or two rides a year only...it costs me more in batteries than in fuel!


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3Back to top Go down   Riding a pannier Empty Re: Riding a pannier Mon Jul 10, 2023 8:34 pm

Rick G

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He He looks like a pregnant roller skate. No wonder you hid it behind the hedge.


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4Back to top Go down   Riding a pannier Empty Re: Riding a pannier Mon Jul 10, 2023 8:51 pm

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The other bikes probably didn't want to associate with it, and maybe banished it behind the hedge out of embarrassment.  Riding a pannier 44271
Regards Martin.


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5Back to top Go down   Riding a pannier Empty Re: Riding a pannier Tue Jul 11, 2023 12:49 am

jbt

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That's true, other purist bikers, you know, the real motorcyclists with real bikes, are usually very sarcastic towards those who ride these C1.
But as they're usually stuck into their cars in traffic jams while I'm passing them on a rainy day, I can't hear them.
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6Back to top Go down   Riding a pannier Empty Re: Riding a pannier Tue Jul 11, 2023 4:28 am

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i was concerned about riding my LT in side winds but thats on another level , and then to add doors ? your a very brave man

    

7Back to top Go down   Riding a pannier Empty Re: Riding a pannier Tue Jul 11, 2023 5:44 am

jbt

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Well I was a bit suspicious also the first time I rode it with doors and crossed a truck.
Then nothing happenned.
It rolls a bit but stays on its axis.
I have experienced more problems without doors on storm days , the C1 was moving much more with an open cockpit.
But when I'm enclosed into, crosswinds are not an issue.


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8Back to top Go down   Riding a pannier Empty Re: Riding a pannier Tue Jul 11, 2023 6:58 am

Dai

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There are (were?) two in Belfast; one blue one and one white one. I saw the blue one on a regular basis as he and I used the same bit of pavement (sidewalk) to park on.

Mentioning Belfast, a funny bit of off-topic for you. It's almost impossible to get a parking ticket in the city if you ride a motorcycle. There's a city by-law which states that motorcycles are allowed to park on the pavement providing that you are not parking behind a 'restricted area'. By that, they mean you cannot park on the pavement where there is a double yelllow line ('no parking') or a time-restricted single yellow line on the road. In practice, in talking to various Traffic Wardens I was told they they've been instructed to ignore motorcycles unless the bike is seriously blocking pedestrian access.

A motorcycle-friendly city - who'da thought it?!


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9Back to top Go down   Riding a pannier Empty Re: Riding a pannier Tue Jul 11, 2023 7:02 am

jbt

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Dai wrote:

A motorcycle-friendly city - who'da thought it?!

Good to know...things are not the same here. Big cities are willing to rule the motorcycles parking to a compulsory payable system.


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10Back to top Go down   Riding a pannier Empty Re: Riding a pannier Tue Jul 11, 2023 7:32 am

bad boy

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Arlina wrote:Took me a while, but finally got my riding easteregg (shape/color) Razz 
... the egg won a price indeed, by standing out with the hard wind near the canals on the ride
Arlina, all the best with your new vehicle - Njoy cheers

You know what's funny: My Eco is being called easter egg as well by [Peraves] insiders. Cool
Here's why:
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jbt wrote:That's true, other purist bikers, you know, the real motorcyclists with real bikes, are usually very sarcastic towards those who ride these ...
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jbt
who do you tell...

But, as I don't live in an eternally sunny region, I've been very happy quite a few times in the past to be able to continue my ride although it started to rain cats and dogs.

He who laughs last laughs best. Riding a pannier 214585



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11Back to top Go down   Riding a pannier Empty Re: Riding a pannier Sat Jul 15, 2023 5:12 pm

Two Wheels Better

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I reckon an Ecomobile but instead of being powered by a K1200 brick engine, a K40 series transverse 1200/1300 job would propel it along quite nicely with a great soundtrack, smoother, and perhaps better fuel economy.

One day, the owner of the Beemer dealership where I once worked, arrived in the rear seat of one, smiling broadly. The "driver" had brought her from Seattle at their original shop, down to Tacoma, at their second shop, so 56 kms/35 miles distance. She was grinning like a Cheshire Cat, someone had fluffed her panties! For a minute I thought we'd become a new dealer of these strange but interesting machines. Sadly, they never imported them into the States.

Now the C1...one sees them from time to time here but they are "grey market" imports. A good idea not fully realised?


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12Back to top Go down   Riding a pannier Empty Re: Riding a pannier Sat Jul 15, 2023 5:15 pm

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Two Wheels Better wrote:I reckon an Ecomobile but instead of being powered by a K1200 brick engine, a K40 series transverse 1200/1300 job would propel it along quite nicely with a great soundtrack, smoother, and perhaps better fuel economy.
Vade retro Satanas!
Two Wheels Better wrote:
Now the C1...one sees them from time to time here but they are "grey market" imports. A good idea not fully realised?
Much worse: a good idea italian realised.


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13Back to top Go down   Riding a pannier Empty Re: Riding a pannier Sat Jul 15, 2023 5:21 pm

Two Wheels Better

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jbt wrote:
Two Wheels Better wrote:I reckon an Ecomobile but instead of being powered by a K1200 brick engine, a K40 series transverse 1200/1300 job would propel it along quite nicely with a great soundtrack, smoother, and perhaps better fuel economy.
Vade retro Satanas!
How 'bout if I yell out "Holy Christ!" first?
Twisted Evil


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14Back to top Go down   Riding a pannier Empty Re: Riding a pannier Sun Jul 16, 2023 1:32 am

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Another variation on the theme....   

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1983 K100RS 0011157 Fricka 606 Alaska Blue 29,495 miles Damn K Pox Its a Bat outta Hell Now 58,200 miles. 
1996 K1100LT 0233004 Lohengrin Mystic Red 38,000 miles currently 49,200 miles.
1983 K100RS 0004449 Odette R100 colours 58,000 miles. Sprint fairing now 63,390 miles

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15Back to top Go down   Riding a pannier Empty Re: Riding a pannier Sun Jul 16, 2023 10:23 am

Dai

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The 1980s has come calling and wants its bikes back.


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16Back to top Go down   Riding a pannier Empty Re: Riding a pannier Sun Jul 16, 2023 12:48 pm

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I wouldn't mind if the 80s cam back this way!

I have never seen any of these type motos first hand. Glad I read this thread.

    

17Back to top Go down   Riding a pannier Empty Re: Riding a pannier Sun Jul 16, 2023 2:52 pm

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92KK 84WW Olaf wrote:Another variation on the theme....   

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Uuuh Shocked , Is this a motorbike anymore?


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18Back to top Go down   Riding a pannier Empty Re: Riding a pannier Sun Jul 16, 2023 4:33 pm

bad boy

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Two Wheels Better wrote:I reckon an Ecomobile but instead of being powered by a K1200 brick engine, a K40 series transverse 1200/1300 job would propel it along quite nicely with a great soundtrack, smoother, and perhaps better fuel economy.
...
For a minute I thought we'd become a new dealer of these strange but interesting machines. Sadly, they never imported them into the States.
@TWB
1.
After the production of the K1200LT stopped back in 2009, there were only used engines available.
The good news: There are hundreds of them available from the breaker of your choice. You can get a used engine in a decent condition for some 1000 €/CHF/US$.
The new management considered having the K1600 inline six as the engine of choice.
In the end, they started producing the BEV MonoTracer MTE-150.
Sadlly, only for a short time before they had to file for bankrupcy.

2.
21st Century Motoring‘s Jim Lorimer has been the US representative for many years.
I am not quite sure if he still is in business, though.



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K100 fork, monolever, headlight, indicators, K1100RS gearbox and K1200RS 589 engine, rear wheel
    

19Back to top Go down   Riding a pannier Empty Re: Riding a pannier Sun Jul 16, 2023 5:12 pm

Dai

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JiiPee63 wrote:Uuuh Shocked , Is this a motorbike anymore?
Yes, in the UK anyway. It's classed as a motorcycle and sidecar.


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