Building, biking, Dutchman moving to Norway

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scheffers
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Building, biking, Dutchman moving to Norway

Legg inn av scheffers » 15 jul 2014, 23:33

On invitation by the Admin ;)

Newby from Holland here. The reason that I am posting here is that I'll be moving to Norway (Bronnoysund) within a couple of months!  :lol:  I need help!! supplies, tips, bikes, contacts.... everything!

When i'm not busy with my girl (Norwegian), my kid (norwegian/dutch), my job as engineer, I like to build bikes. Lots of 'm.
I got a big network for materials, bikes, parts, help etc. in Holland. I'll have to start over when I come to norway! I'm bringing all my tools, lathe, welders, grinders etc. etc.

And the plann is to bring this project i'm working on now:

A Yamaha GTS1000.

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More of my projects you can find on my facebook (https://www.facebook.com/pages/Scheffer ... 2452979437) page or http://www.roelscheffers.nl" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

I will be learling more and more Norwegian in the future, but hope you guys can help me out in the beginning in English on some basics..........

Greets!
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AJ
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Re: Building, biking, Dutchman moving to Norway

Legg inn av AJ » 15 jul 2014, 23:41

Welcome to MCsiden.no, the most active forum for MC enthusiasts here in Norway :vs .

The GTS 1000 project is no doubt an extremely interesting one!
Looking forward to read more about and see even more photos of this exceptional prosject :thumleft
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Re: Building, biking, Dutchman moving to Norway

Legg inn av AJ » 16 jul 2014, 00:02

About custom built bikes, that might be of interest - in Norwegian - from NMCU (Norwegian Motorcycle Union):

http://arkiv.nmcu.org/meninger/ombygging.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
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Suzuki GSX 1100 EF, 1985 (1991), Yamaha TDM 900, 2006 (2006 - 2010), Triumph Tiger 1050 SE, 2010 (2010 - 2012), Moto Guzzi Stelvio 8V, 2012 (2012 - 2015), KTM 1290 Super Adventure, 2015 (2015 - 2018), KTM 1290 Super Adventure S, 2018 (2018 - -->)
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Re: Building, biking, Dutchman moving to Norway

Legg inn av superduper » 16 jul 2014, 03:07

Dude... This is totally the wrong site for this! You need to join the group "Norwegian Cafe Racer Forum" on Facebook. About 1800 custom-bike lovers there, which can supply you with whatever info you need regarding custom-bike building in norway. Good luck!

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Re: Building, biking, Dutchman moving to Norway

Legg inn av scheffers » 16 jul 2014, 07:41

superduper skrev:Dude... This is totally the wrong site for this! You need to join the group "Norwegian Cafe Racer Forum" on Facebook. About 1800 custom-bike lovers there, which can supply you with whatever info you need regarding custom-bike building in norway. Good luck!
I know the group, but don't have personal account on FB.... :-)å

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Re: Building, biking, Dutchman moving to Norway

Legg inn av RuneMC » 16 jul 2014, 08:20

Welcome. This looks like a bold move in more than one dimension :-)

So, you mention a lathe... and from the images it looks like some plate-metal work and welding as well. Meaning - I would think - that you can make anything from bolts to gas tanks (?)

Do you work exclusively with café-racer projects or do you make parts/customizations for all types of bikes?
(Just thinking that the HD type customer has a fair market share in Norway and can have the wallets and inclination to make mods to their bikes.)

In any case best of luck! :thumleft
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Re: Building, biking, Dutchman moving to Norway

Legg inn av scheffers » 16 jul 2014, 08:45

RuneMC skrev:Welcome. This looks like a bold move in more than one dimension :-)

So, you mention a lathe... and from the images it looks like some plate-metal work and welding as well. Meaning - I would think - that you can make anything from bolts to gas tanks (?)

Do you work exclusively with café-racer projects or do you make parts/customizations for all types of bikes?
(Just thinking that the HD type customer has a fair market share in Norway and can have the wallets and inclination to make mods to their bikes.)

In any case best of luck! :thumleft
In THEORIE I can make a lot, never made so much for "customers" though, don't feel the need and don't have the time, maybe in the future :). Still learning and learning!

Got lathe, English wheel, stretcher/shrinker, beltgrinder, big drill, MIG/MAG welder, TIG AC/DC welder, and then some...

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Re: Building, biking, Dutchman moving to Norway

Legg inn av Zadnez » 16 jul 2014, 09:15

Welcome to our forum :D That project of yours looks HOT :twisted
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Re: Building, biking, Dutchman moving to Norway

Legg inn av Staven » 16 jul 2014, 12:25

Welcome to the forum and that looks like a sweet bike :)
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Re: Building, biking, Dutchman moving to Norway

Legg inn av Erman » 21 jul 2014, 09:11

Roel, I hope you're bringing your K100 too :D
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Re: Building, biking, Dutchman moving to Norway

Legg inn av scheffers » 21 jul 2014, 09:26

Thanks gentlemen for the warm welcome!

About bringing the BMW... not sure how it goes, I can calculate the import costs, which as far as I can see are around 4000 NOK.. but don't know if the bike needs to get new license and stuff after.. don't think it will do good in any general tests/checks since I don't have indicators, light is not road legal etc. etc...

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Re: Building, biking, Dutchman moving to Norway

Legg inn av Intruder » 21 jul 2014, 09:27

vælkømmin æ du
Evig eies kun det tapte !

Nil satis nisi optimum !

http://www.rykogreis.com/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

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Re: Building, biking, Dutchman moving to Norway

Legg inn av scheffers » 21 jul 2014, 09:59

Intruder skrev:vælkømmin æ du
Tusen takk!

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Re: Building, biking, Dutchman moving to Norway

Legg inn av Erman » 22 jul 2014, 08:18

scheffers skrev:Thanks gentlemen for the warm welcome!

About bringing the BMW... not sure how it goes, I can calculate the import costs, which as far as I can see are around 4000 NOK.. but don't know if the bike needs to get new license and stuff after.. don't think it will do good in any general tests/checks since I don't have indicators, light is not road legal etc. etc...
That's too bad. But you can fiddle with mine then :lol
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Re: Building, biking, Dutchman moving to Norway

Legg inn av gsx750_80 » 22 jul 2014, 10:05

scheffers skrev:On invitation by the Admin ;)

Newby from Holland here. The reason that I am posting here is that I'll be moving to Norway (Bronnoysund) within a couple of months!  :lol:  I need help!! supplies, tips, bikes, contacts.... everything!

When i'm not busy with my girl (Norwegian), my kid (norwegian/dutch), my job as engineer, I like to build bikes. Lots of 'm.
I got a big network for materials, bikes, parts, help etc. in Holland. I'll have to start over when I come to norway! I'm bringing all my tools, lathe, welders, grinders etc. etc.

And the plann is to bring this project i'm working on now:

A Yamaha GTS1000.

Bilde

Bilde

Bilde

Bilde

More of my projects you can find on my facebook (https://www.facebook.com/pages/Scheffer ... 2452979437) page or http://www.roelscheffers.nl" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

I will be learling more and more Norwegian in the future, but hope you guys can help me out in the beginning in English on some basics..........

Greets!
Nice bike! Good luck with your projects. An independent shop providing parts etc somewhat further south than what seems to be
your location, is this one: http://www.krangnesmotor.no/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; .
A funny, brief, "education" of foreigners about norwegian food traditions et cetera, is provided by the band Black Debbath, here:
http://www.youtube.com/results?search_q ... +to+norway" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; .
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