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Forum: The Garage 09-20-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 795
Posted By Essjay
great, thanks guys. appreciate the advice

great, thanks guys. appreciate the advice
Forum: The Garage 09-19-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 795
Posted By Essjay
Bit of Trouble with the Bike Tonight (PC800)

Evening all,

I had a bit of trouble with my bike tonight and I'm hoping you could help me diagnose the issue. The bike is a Honda PC800 Pacific Coast.

So put the keys in and turn on the...
Forum: Road warriors 04-28-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 923
Posted By Essjay
Some great info - thanks. Sounds like the PC800...

Some great info - thanks. Sounds like the PC800 is bulletproof. I thought I read that the belt in the Burgman should last the lifetime of the bike? Maybe it was another bike I read that about.
Forum: Road warriors 04-28-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 923
Posted By Essjay
Unfortunately that's not possible.

Unfortunately that's not possible.
Forum: Road warriors 04-28-2014, 03:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 923
Posted By Essjay
PC800 vs Burgman...... The Dilemma!

I'm on the market for a commuter having taken a break from bikes 18 months ago. I'm finding the 2 hour each way commute on the train just taking too long which I could shorten to 45 minutes. My...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-23-2012, 02:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,050
Posted By Essjay
It is, thank you...... Be more helpful if you...

It is, thank you...... Be more helpful if you sold it on.....!

Joking aside, any chance of a photo?

Thanks again for your help.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-23-2012, 01:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,050
Posted By Essjay
I read somewhere that any drawings were stored on...

I read somewhere that any drawings were stored on the cutting machine which is now long gone.

Thanks.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-22-2012, 11:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,050
Posted By Essjay
R1150GS Terranova Lightbar Dimensions

Would it be possible for anyone with an R1150GS Terranova Lightbar measure it for me? Since they are impossible to buy I'm going to see can I get something similar made.

Length x width (widest) x...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-30-2012, 04:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,797
Posted By Essjay
Go with Verns (aka WorldBeaters) from...

Go with Verns (aka WorldBeaters) from projectvnd.com based in the UK.

I've had Jesse's and Verns. Verns were orders of magnitude better.

Do a search on ukgser.com.
Forum: Equipment 11-24-2011, 02:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,184
Posted By Essjay
yes, it's the 140 lance ones I'm talking about

yes, it's the 140 lance ones I'm talking about
Forum: Equipment 11-24-2011, 01:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,184
Posted By Essjay
I was thinking that if they had the cut off I...

I was thinking that if they had the cut off I might get away with general use on the road
Forum: Equipment 11-24-2011, 08:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,184
Posted By Essjay
Lightforce 140

I'm thinking of buying the Lightforce 140's to run on the bike permanently. As far as I know you can twist the lens to focus it from flood to spot beam. Correct?

So the question I have. Is there...
Forum: Equipment 11-23-2011, 01:41 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 444
Posted By Essjay
Piaa 525

Just wondering is there an alternative to the PIAA 525's? They don't seem to be available in Europe and the cheapest I can see them landed is around $470 new (including shipping & import taxes). I've...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-06-2011, 02:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 984
Posted By Essjay
Yep.... For the back I was considering a new...

Yep.... For the back I was considering a new Wilbers + 20mm.

More concerned with the back hitting the exhaust box which I think it will so would need to also buy a Remus pipe and box.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-05-2011, 05:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 984
Posted By Essjay
Is it the taller GS Adventure shock you are using?

Is it the taller GS Adventure shock you are using?
Forum: Vendors 11-05-2011, 03:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,920
Posted By Essjay
Daft question..... I don't suppose either of the...

Daft question..... I don't suppose either of the R1100GS Top Of The Line light protectors are left?
Forum: GS Boxers 11-05-2011, 03:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 984
Posted By Essjay
Anyone ever fit a front 1150GSA shock to an 1100GS?

Playing with the idea. It will make the front around 20mm taller and i might perhaps get a taller shock made up for the rear.

Will a taller shock have any detrimental effect to the shaft drive? I ...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-07-2011, 03:15 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 42,291
Posted By Essjay
Have a set of Vern's myself. I've had Jesse's and...

Have a set of Vern's myself. I've had Jesse's and Pelican (same as Caribou Cases) and I have to say that the Worldbeaters are best built panniers I've used. Sometimes he's not the quickest to get...
Forum: Equipment 03-13-2011, 01:08 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 22,587
Posted By Essjay
1600 on my old VStrom. Currently fitting a 1600...

1600 on my old VStrom. Currently fitting a 1600 to my R1100GS now.

http://sachajackson.smugmug.com/Bike-Trips/North-America-2008/Southampton/DSC03013/523235250_Ux4Az-L.jpg
Forum: Equipment 03-12-2011, 03:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,727
Posted By Essjay
Correct. TT Germany will not ship to the UK. ...

Correct. TT Germany will not ship to the UK.

They will ship to Ireland though.....
Forum: GS Boxers 02-28-2011, 03:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,855
Posted By Essjay
Like this? ...

Like this?

http://sachajackson.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/R1100GS/IMG0214/828258711_AEWjS-L.jpg

http://sachajackson.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/R1100GS/05042010121/834512345_4WNtw-L.jpg
Forum: Equipment 02-18-2011, 11:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,261
Posted By Essjay
Do the high-viz ones still fade like they used...

Do the high-viz ones still fade like they used to? I've seen some pretty horrible photos of the faded high-viz
Forum: Equipment 02-18-2011, 03:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,261
Posted By Essjay
Going to bump this thread. Looking to buy a...

Going to bump this thread. Looking to buy a Roadcrafter and would love to see photos of the suits to get a better idea of colours.
Forum: Equipment 02-11-2011, 12:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,840
Posted By Essjay
I'm after a fog beam hence the FF75 - it a wider...

I'm after a fog beam hence the FF75 - it a wider beam. I have a set of Kragen HIDs for distance lighting.
Forum: Equipment 02-11-2011, 11:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,840
Posted By Essjay
Great thanks. I'll be very interested to see if...

Great thanks. I'll be very interested to see if the bulb fits. If not I might got for a set of FF75's.
Forum: Equipment 02-11-2011, 09:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,840
Posted By Essjay
HID Conversion on Hella FF100 or FF300 Fogs?

Hi all....

I'm thinking of fitting a set of fog lights to my bike and would like something bigger than the Hella Micro De's and like the look of the FF100's and FF300's.

Whichever lights I...
Forum: Road warriors 02-10-2011, 05:05 AM
Replies: 1,203
Views: 275,586
Posted By Essjay
Any photos?

Any photos?
Forum: Canada 11-17-2010, 03:40 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,844
Posted By Essjay
So when you guys say you can't ride bikes during...

So when you guys say you can't ride bikes during the winter, what is the reason?

A) Roads covered in snow and ice?
B) Outside temperature is too cold to be sitting on a bike?

No surely with...
Forum: Canada 11-14-2010, 10:00 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,844
Posted By Essjay
Depressing reading if you are Irish: ...

Depressing reading if you are Irish:

http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/opinion/2010/1108/1224282865400.html

And just how much we owe and to whom:
...
Forum: Canada 11-14-2010, 09:57 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,844
Posted By Essjay
I think that is 'cos the markets believe that the...

I think that is 'cos the markets believe that the US could be in a worse state which could poke it's head above the ground next year
Forum: Canada 11-14-2010, 05:10 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,844
Posted By Essjay
In the same boat. From Ireland and playing with...

In the same boat. From Ireland and playing with the idea of a move to Canada. Been there once to do the Alcan and loved it. People are fantastic!

In my case I'm in IT (Software Developer) so I'd...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-24-2010, 02:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,052
Posted By Essjay
I'm going to try and make my own..... ...

I'm going to try and make my own.....

http://www.ukgser.com/forums/showthread.php?t=240975
Forum: GS Boxers 09-21-2010, 03:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,837
Posted By Essjay
On my 1100GS ...

On my 1100GS

http://sachajackson.smugmug.com/photos/864018531_UMhTs-M.jpg http://sachajackson.smugmug.com/photos/864038087_aTRVS-M.jpg
...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-20-2010, 02:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,837
Posted By Essjay
I use very similar HIDs. Google "Kragen HID". ...

I use very similar HIDs. Google "Kragen HID".

I love them......
Forum: GS Boxers 09-20-2010, 11:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 564
Posted By Essjay
Anyone put fatbars on an 1100GS?

I still find myself leaning forward into the handlebars so I was thinking of putting a nice set of bars on the bike.

So has anyone fitted a set of fatbars onto the bike? What did you do to fit the...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-18-2010, 03:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,811
Posted By Essjay
What bulb sizes do the projectors take? H3, H7...

What bulb sizes do the projectors take? H3, H7 etc?
Forum: GS Boxers 08-14-2010, 06:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,105
Posted By Essjay
can you see the two photos in the original post?...

can you see the two photos in the original post? If not you may have a firewall blocking smugmug
Forum: GS Boxers 08-14-2010, 05:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,105
Posted By Essjay
Fully adjustable R1100GS screen for under $5

Thought I'd share a little mod I've done to make my MRA screen on the 1100GS fully adjustable (angle and height). I'm possibly not the first one to think of this mod but I've not seen it mentioned...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-10-2010, 05:08 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 20,143
Posted By Essjay
I bought a 1150 GSA SE tank and fitted it. Then...

I bought a 1150 GSA SE tank and fitted it. Then bought some white spray and did the beak, side panels and undertray. Have to say I prefer the white to the red it was....

What it did look like once...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-09-2010, 10:02 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 20,143
Posted By Essjay
White is definately faster...... ...

White is definately faster......

http://sachajackson.smugmug.com/Bike-Trips/Photo-Rally-2010/IMG0433/875337980_nSjrz-L-1.jpg
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