Hello fellow riders, mod-season has begun.
Selling my upgraded OEM saddle. It is an original BMW R18 high seat (710mm). The foam is replaced by a professional upholster with a multi-layer touring variant. Even though it is a high seat, it rides like the standard 690mm version due to the soft...
Nice, a shame the indicator lights are (still) red. That might attract attention from the police here in The Netherlands. Waiting till they come out with the update to have amber indicator lights. I had the tail tidy on my R9T, and it's indeed a quality kit!
Got myself a Bosch 0986AH0501 horn, which is basically the same as the Clarton 61338381271 except for the connector. The Bosch comes with the classic connectors. So I cut the plug from the wire, soldered the internal two wires to the connectors of the horn. Some shrink wrap around the connectors...
I am considering painting all chrome parts on the engine of my R18 FE. Thus the cylinder covers (11129443751 and 11129443752), manifold covers (11619444800 and 11619444799), front motor cover (11149444854) and cover for the intake silencer (13718413913 and 13718413914).
My bike is...
After 8.5 years riding a BMW R9T I found a new love in the R18. One thing I notice is that rev matching on downshifts can sometimes be challenging on the R18. Sometimes it seems she just doesn't want to rev up (or chokes). Does this improve with the BT tuning?