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Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2013, 02:32 PM
Replies: 16,160
Views: 1,942,573
Posted By ergomoto
Question Not Such The Popular Color?

So, can I infer that the Mandarin Orange seat was not a favored color?
It sold the bike for my wife in 2005. :ear

It only changed to black as the default SeatConcepts color last year when I took...
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2013, 11:51 AM
Replies: 16,160
Views: 1,942,573
Posted By ergomoto
Wicked Psssst, GSingles, There's Good Karma You Need To Cover

"Original Coral Or "Mandarin" Orange BMW F650GS Seat Cover & Standard Height Foam" - Up For Grabs in the "Good Karma" Parts Flea Market here at ADVrider:deal

Mark GSingle
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2012, 10:55 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 18,264
Posted By ergomoto
Thumb Inspirational.

Outstanding work Damian_74. Watching your great progress with much interest, as I about a season behind you with very nearly the same mods.

Mark S
Forum: Thumpers 09-05-2012, 05:36 PM
Replies: 16,160
Views: 1,942,573
Posted By ergomoto
Enduro Adventure -v- Touring Seats

There's a simple correlation between quality seat time, and quantity time in the seat.

Mark S
Forum: Thumpers 09-05-2012, 12:27 PM
Replies: 16,160
Views: 1,942,573
Posted By ergomoto
Thumb Seat Concepts

Best value and true enduro usable comfort is still SeatConcepts.com (http://www.seatconcepts.com/products#ecwid:category=1671353&mode=product&product=8776231). $169.99 for a recover on your pan or a...
Forum: Vendors 08-02-2012, 02:31 PM
Replies: 1,561
Views: 264,817
Posted By ergomoto
Thumb Nice stitching!

Seat Concepts matched my GSingle body work color too -black, very subtle. :wink:

Mark S
Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2012, 01:01 PM
Replies: 9,376
Views: 1,433,342
Posted By ergomoto
MODern 650 Family

Had to post a collective thanks to the ghosts of Christmas feature! As a related '05 GSingle owner, most of the Sertao, much of your G650X's, and now even more of the new Husqvarna TR 650 Strada &...
Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2012, 12:43 PM
Replies: 423
Views: 45,264
Posted By ergomoto
Talking Simply FABuLUST

Kicks following your wanderlust build Kubiak. Thanks for keeping the forum posted:wink:

I have been trying to read back through these many threads where your bike's progress was featured, in this...
Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2012, 12:24 PM
Replies: 7,929
Views: 1,059,200
Posted By ergomoto
Thumb BMW 650 Past, Present & Future.

Had to post a collective thanks to the ghosts of Christmas feature! As a '05 GSingle owner, most of the Sertao, much of the G650X's, and now even more of the new Husqvarna TR 650 Strada & Terra...
Forum: Thumpers 07-23-2012, 08:51 PM
Replies: 16,160
Views: 1,942,573
Posted By ergomoto
Wicked Taking copious Notes.

Good to know Parx, gearing wasn't mentioned with the chain info at F650.com I don't believe. Haven't pushed this bike off road to any extent to sort what I'm expecting of it torq-v-speed, I've been...
Forum: Thumpers 07-23-2012, 07:12 PM
Replies: 16,160
Views: 1,942,573
Posted By ergomoto
Yes, 2 more links on the chain.

Refer to F650.com Chain Gang re: 18" rear wheel. 2 links are recomended to mount up the larger wheel, as it needs to move backward in the swing arm a bit to fit.

http://faq.f650.com/GSFAQs/
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Forum: Thumpers 07-23-2012, 06:44 PM
Replies: 16,160
Views: 1,942,573
Posted By ergomoto
Thumb Yes, taller at ther rear, steeper steering angle. +1 on Steering Damper.

Surprised to hear of the Ohlins relative limited reach, had just assumed all the premiere shocks were similarly modifiable. I'm fitting a damper as well. I am glad to hear though, that not only is...
Forum: Thumpers 07-23-2012, 10:11 AM
Replies: 16,160
Views: 1,942,573
Posted By ergomoto
Thumb 18" Rear Wheel

Did I miss a post here, where it was mentioned that the HyperPro has a greater "length" or travel option than the comparable Ohlins, or just greater travel at the rear leaves less to trim from the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-23-2012, 12:05 AM
Replies: 16,160
Views: 1,942,573
Posted By ergomoto
Standard / Dakar Suspension Travel & Height

Don't know off hand about standard -v- "longer" (Dakar) BMW shock lengths, but it's a standard travel for the the front & back at 6.7"/6.5" issue, versus the Dakar longer travel at 8.3" front and...
Forum: Thumpers 07-22-2012, 11:22 PM
Replies: 16,160
Views: 1,942,573
Posted By ergomoto
Eh? I Crack Myself Up...

"...more coast effective to just buy the better Dakar remote reservoir shock..."

"Coast Affective" that's a keeper:rofl Not given' that one to Autofill either. I spelled "cost" wrong all by...
Forum: Thumpers 07-22-2012, 10:03 PM
Replies: 16,160
Views: 1,942,573
Posted By ergomoto
Shock Up Grade Not Feasable

Aquatic, more coast effective to just buy the better Dakar remote reservoir shock like the Ohlins BM750 (ABS) or BM048 (non ABS). I tried with an Ohlins BM344 emulsion for the standard GS, but was...
Forum: Thumpers 07-22-2012, 12:04 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 18,264
Posted By ergomoto
Thumb +1 On The FABulous Work

Thanks for the progress pics indeed Damion_74. Looking great! I immediately started thinking about how an alloy swing arm's wheel/chain adjusters could similarly be milled and welded in to...
Forum: Vendors 07-11-2012, 10:41 AM
Replies: 1,561
Views: 264,817
Posted By ergomoto
Laugh More Enduro Style and Stature

Yes, tmotten, this seat, especially being the tall version, gets you further up from behind the notorious GSingle tank. This single is moving onto Dakar stature as well. A full suspension upgrade...
Forum: Vendors 07-09-2012, 12:21 AM
Replies: 1,561
Views: 264,817
Posted By ergomoto
Thumb GSingle Seat On Saturday.

Thanks Robert and Lendon for setting the '05 GSingle up with a fresh Gripper this last Saturday in record time!:D

Mark S
Forum: Thumpers 07-08-2012, 10:33 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 18,264
Posted By ergomoto
Thumb Proper GSingle Alloy Swingarm

Been looking for this alloy swingarm mod and thread for a long, long time now Damian-74. Thank you, I sense capable movement on this issue. Much thanks too for the progress lath & mill pics re: the...
Forum: Road warriors 09-08-2010, 12:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 11,854
Posted By ergomoto
Thumb + 1 on the sport touror that looks like a race bike.

Great style and heavy BMW gizmo tech to act as commuting/camping ballast. Aside from Ducati's ST4, the last true Sport Touring bike. I've had this 11S since 2004, longer than any other motorcycle....
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-01-2010, 11:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 895
Posted By ergomoto
Got Ride Report?

So, how many nights camped or miles riden do you think is the minimum for submitting a ride report Garnz? How 'bout we start this saga and tag it with a "...to be continued."

Mark S
Forum: Airheads 06-07-2010, 01:51 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 112,271
Posted By ergomoto
Stuning Build!

Great vicarious fun watching the project go together. Sharp designed bike and avitar!:thumb
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-25-2010, 11:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 895
Posted By ergomoto
Thumb Time to roll...

OK Garnz, I'm officially in. I may have sounded like I was in on this before, but now I've actually typed it here. It's a mater of AdvRecord so to speak.

Don't think I can get an enduro (most...
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2008, 12:45 AM
Replies: 3,042
Views: 853,891
Posted By ergomoto
DRZ400S>E Triple Clamp Mod

This is the extent of my serious mods, and my last pic for now.
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2008, 12:41 AM
Replies: 3,042
Views: 853,891
Posted By ergomoto
2004 Drz400 S>e

...and here's the current state with all the usual mods and bits. Sceduled for install is a freshly rebuilt & jetted 39MM FCR, a long over due Race Tech suspention, and finaly a Kick Kit. Next year...
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2008, 12:28 AM
Replies: 3,042
Views: 853,891
Posted By ergomoto
2004 Drz400 S>e

My wife and I out for our first local ride on our fresh bone stock '04 DRZ400S & DR200's. The current state of my DRZ to follow:nod
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2008, 05:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 533
Posted By ergomoto
Laugh Drz400 Read, Ride, Wrench, & Report

:waveShare your favorite DRZ400 threads and web links that you've found to be well sorted and useful Deez-information! Our venerable old Deezer is arguably old school now, but many of us have chosen...
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2008, 02:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,478
Posted By ergomoto
Cool2 In Ca -start With The Plate First –then The Mods

The issue here is shopping for any dual sport while residing in CA. If you or your garage isn’t ready to wrench, start with an unmodified, as bone-stock of a PLATED dual sport as you can. The more...
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