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Forum: Parallel Universe 11-19-2013, 06:22 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,646
Posted By CC Ryder
Cool.. Thanks. Im hoping someone specifically...

Cool.. Thanks. Im hoping someone specifically wants the Trophy model.. It is after all, the best looking color combination they built! Im on the same program.. I just can't justify dumping another...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-19-2013, 11:14 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,646
Posted By CC Ryder
Did yours sell it a local?

Did yours sell it a local?
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-19-2013, 11:12 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,646
Posted By CC Ryder
That is good to know

I'm in Utah and have the same bike for sale with 6,300 miles and very simliar extras.. Your Trophy and mine were the only ones I could find for sale in the Western US.. Mine has some scratches from...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-07-2013, 06:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,878
Posted By CC Ryder
clearance clarance

It's not that im hung up on getting more clearance.. I can't be the only one that wishes the F8 had more ground clearance.. It's more that if I spend the $$ on giant suspension upgrades, I'd hate to...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-07-2013, 07:07 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,878
Posted By CC Ryder
It comes down to the $$.. mostly

Thanks for chiming in Alex.. Seems there are many satisfied GS800 owners on here, thanks to you. So, thanks for doing what you are doing. I agree with what you are saying about a "stock" KTM...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-06-2013, 07:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,878
Posted By CC Ryder
Great responses!

Good stuff guys. Thanks one and all here. This is just what I want.. People with experience chiming in, and offering up their opinions and expertise. To respond to a few of the comments and or...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-06-2013, 07:33 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,878
Posted By CC Ryder
I've thought about putting the progressive...

I've thought about putting the progressive springs in right now, as the BMW shop will do it for no cost when I take it to them to fix the blown seals. But, im hesitating doing that as I think its...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-05-2013, 07:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,878
Posted By CC Ryder
Understanding suspension mods, more ground clearance?

Im really at a cross-road with my 2012 F8 "Trophy". I spent a lot of time researching the bike and the 990 before buying it.. The fit and feel, or ergonomics of the bike felt great to me.. Im 6'...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-01-2013, 09:21 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 10,418
Posted By CC Ryder
2012 Trophy

2012.. Bought in January with 300 miles on it.. I've been ringing its neck since.. now has 6200ish miles.. No commuter miles. lots of them in dirt. Bent wheels, blown fork seals, 2 rear tires, 1 set...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-01-2013, 08:50 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,147
Posted By CC Ryder
After a year of reading and comparing.. I bought...

After a year of reading and comparing.. I bought a 2012 F800 GS "Trophy". The bike does matter.. I can keep up with my fast friends on 990's on less technical trails.. smoother trails. But, when...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-17-2013, 07:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 782
Posted By CC Ryder
Ok.. Im glad I asked.. I will go to the BMW car...

Ok.. Im glad I asked.. I will go to the BMW car dealer and purchase antifreeze.. Thanks for saving me some $$!

as for the cover, the hose nipples are not any different in size. Im talking about...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-16-2013, 03:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 782
Posted By CC Ryder
Plastic vs metal water pump cover, difference?

Im new to wrenching on these bikes.. and new at riding them for that matter.. In my last crash, I broke the water pump cover and regulator bracket.. Someone here gave me a good tip and I found both...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-25-2013, 09:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,101
Posted By CC Ryder
Hey! Thanks for the lead on the ebay idiot! Hes...

Hey! Thanks for the lead on the ebay idiot! Hes a hero to me right now for just listing the bracket. Im in disbelief that BMW does not sell it separately.

I ride side by side at times.. or in...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-25-2013, 03:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,101
Posted By CC Ryder
2 wrecks in 2 weeks.. Its not new anymore.

Well.. Ive been trying to ride my new bike a lot.. I knew there would be a learning curve.. my riding back ground is 20 years riding/racing Deseret on 250/450 dirt bikes.. This is my first Adv bike.....
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-23-2013, 07:11 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,403
Posted By CC Ryder
That is a bad A looking super tenere!!

That is a bad A looking super tenere!!
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-23-2013, 07:10 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,403
Posted By CC Ryder
You need to ride them both/all. I was set on the...

You need to ride them both/all. I was set on the KTM, and rented one for 10 days in Europe last year. I loved it, but never felt comfortable enough to consider taking it off road.. felt top heavy. ...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-23-2013, 06:51 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,133
Posted By CC Ryder
Youre doing the right thing.. Its a giant...

Youre doing the right thing.. Its a giant purchase.. If you dont get the color you want, every time you see a grey one, you'll think.. wish I would a got a grey one.. I love the blue/white Trophy...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-09-2013, 09:38 AM
Replies: 22,189
Views: 2,012,350
Posted By CC Ryder
Noob in swell

I will be in the swell today thru the weekend. Likely headed south from there. Anyone headed south?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-09-2013, 09:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 421
Posted By CC Ryder
Thank you!

I posted on that link!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-08-2013, 04:00 PM
Replies: 22,189
Views: 2,012,350
Posted By CC Ryder
Swell and beyond

Hey Gang,

Im a new member to this forum.. I live in SLC. I am headed south tonight for a solo trip.. well my dog is coming.. But, I am rolling with a 2012 GS800 and a CRF450.. I plan to be in the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-08-2013, 06:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 421
Posted By CC Ryder
Lurker, turns inmate.. looking to meet up and ride in southern Utah.

Hello Everyone far and near!

I've been lurking about occasionally for 2 years. I've been riding Deseret for many years and my curiosity has slowly increased for ADV bikes. I used to think,...
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