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Offline Lyle Simes

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Namibia Ride 2019 - BMW 1250 Adventure
« on: June 05, 2020, 08:52:36 am »
Just want to share a quick clip of y recent ride to Namibia with my GS1250.

This was one of the trips where anything that could go wrong happened, but hey what is an adventure without unplanned events :)

Enjoy the clip



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Re: Namibia Ride 2019 - BMW 1250 Adventure
« Reply #1 on: June 05, 2020, 10:28:41 am »
Great video!
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Re: Namibia Ride 2019 - BMW 1250 Adventure
« Reply #2 on: June 05, 2020, 10:42:23 am »
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Miss those wide open spaces and long roads.
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Re: Namibia Ride 2019 - BMW 1250 Adventure
« Reply #3 on: June 05, 2020, 01:47:47 pm »
Sal op die naweek gaan loer. Namibia is my hart se snaar!!
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Re: Namibia Ride 2019 - BMW 1250 Adventure
« Reply #4 on: June 05, 2020, 02:45:14 pm »
Hi Lyle, been following you on YT for years, welcome to the forum. Where’s part 2?

I asked you once about some music you had used, Icelandic it was.

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Re: Namibia Ride 2019 - BMW 1250 Adventure
« Reply #5 on: June 05, 2020, 03:23:40 pm »
Nice video. What go pro model is that your'e using?
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Re: Namibia Ride 2019 - BMW 1250 Adventure
« Reply #6 on: June 10, 2020, 08:33:27 am »
Hi Lyle, been following you on YT for years, welcome to the forum. Where’s part 2?

I asked you once about some music you had used, Icelandic it was.

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Hi there, thank you for the support, I was not sure of the music name, will go look it up and see if I still have the files.

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Re: Namibia Ride 2019 - BMW 1250 Adventure
« Reply #7 on: June 10, 2020, 08:34:10 am »
Nice video. What go pro model is that your'e using?

Thanks, I use the GoPro 7 and 8

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Re: Namibia Ride 2019 - BMW 1250 Adventure
« Reply #8 on: June 12, 2020, 08:41:37 am »
Nice video. What go pro model is that your'e using?

Thanks, I use the GoPro 7 and 8
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Re: Namibia Ride 2019 - BMW 1250 Adventure
« Reply #9 on: June 12, 2020, 11:07:01 am »
Thanks for sharing  :thumleft:

What was the problem on the bike?
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Re: Namibia Ride 2019 - BMW 1250 Adventure
« Reply #10 on: June 12, 2020, 04:02:02 pm »
Thanks for sharing  :thumleft:

What was the problem on the bike?

There was a sensor issue with the fuel tank cap...BMW Windhoek did a 5 min diagnostic and reset, bike sorted and continued back home to SA

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Re: Namibia Ride 2019 - BMW 1250 Adventure
« Reply #11 on: July 29, 2020, 02:19:42 pm »
Thanks for sharing  :thumleft:

What was the problem on the bike?

There was a sensor issue with the fuel tank cap...BMW Windhoek did a 5 min diagnostic and reset, bike sorted and continued back home to SA

Hi Lyle
liked your video ...anything Namibia gets my attention love the place.......when did you guys do that trip i was there in August 2019 i went up Skeleton Coast
Also riding a 1250 GSA....

cannot believe something like a fuel sensor screwed up your trip

the drone footage was great.....

thanks for sharing
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