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Forum: Parallel Universe 11-12-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 21,716
Posted By IDK
It's centered. I should have done this when I got...

It's centered. I should have done this when I got the bike. CalMoto must have adjusted it since I haven't had anymore wear over the last 2k miles.
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-04-2014, 02:38 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 21,716
Posted By IDK
I'll just replace the rear sprocket and hope for...

I'll just replace the rear sprocket and hope for the best with the chain. Hopefully it's not damaged.

CalMoto took care of me and I've had nothing but great things to say about the owner and...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-03-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 21,716
Posted By IDK
CalMoto in Mountain View CA looked over the bike...

CalMoto in Mountain View CA looked over the bike and checked the spacers. Everything was installed correctly and I have a 525 aftermarket chain. Not sure what is causing the abnormal sprocket wear....
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-24-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 21,716
Posted By IDK
I picked up my bike from a private shipper in...

I picked up my bike from a private shipper in Sacramento. The bike was in the same condition I left it in. 170 miles down the road in Los Altos I noticed this. 328621

I inspected my chain and rear...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-15-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 21,716
Posted By IDK
You bet! Hoping to meet him in Medford at...

You bet! Hoping to meet him in Medford at Hansen's this weekend.
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-15-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 21,716
Posted By IDK
Thanks, Lyle. BMW gave me $1,000 in goodwill and...

Thanks, Lyle. BMW gave me $1,000 in goodwill and I was left responsible for the shipping. It was just put on a truck and it's headed to Tok and then CA. Hopefully I'll have it back sometime this...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-14-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 21,716
Posted By IDK
If you're ever in Arcata I have an extra room and...

If you're ever in Arcata I have an extra room and a garage. Ride safe!
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-14-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 21,716
Posted By IDK
Thanks, Marty! Hopefully I'll be riding the...

Thanks, Marty! Hopefully I'll be riding the coast in a few weeks.

The narrative on my motorcycle failure wasn't correct on my paperwork. Does anyone have any insight on how this may have delayed...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-14-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 21,716
Posted By IDK
Thanks! I setup an account this weekend. I had...

Thanks! I setup an account this weekend. I had one offer for $1107.xx but it required my bike to be in Wasilla or Tok. Much better deal. Thanks for the tip.
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-13-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 21,716
Posted By IDK
I thought about that. I'll make a call and see...

I thought about that. I'll make a call and see if they can ship it, at this point I would leave it with the DOD, at least I know they are screwed up. Shaking my head at BMW.
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-13-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 21,716
Posted By IDK
According to BMW I don't qualify, my friend is a...

According to BMW I don't qualify, my friend is a lawyer and she's looking into it.
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-13-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 21,716
Posted By IDK
I ride everyday, I'm going crazy without my bike....

I ride everyday, I'm going crazy without my bike. Looks like I'll be spending $1900 on shipping from Fairbanks. Anyone with shipping experience/options feel free to post.
Forum: Alaska 10-13-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 651
Posted By IDK
Anyone heading to Tok from Fairbanks tomorrow?

My F800GSA broke in Chicken this summer, my bike is finally repaired. I have a shipper that can ship my bike down the the lower 48 at a reasonable rate, I just have to get my bike to Tok. Anyone...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-13-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 21,716
Posted By IDK
BMW isn't going to ship my motorcycle. I have a...

BMW isn't going to ship my motorcycle. I have a shipper that is leaving Tok tomorrow. If anyone knows someone who's heading to Tok from Fairbanks tomorrow let me know!
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-02-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 21,716
Posted By IDK
My motorcycle has a new engine. So it's ready to...

My motorcycle has a new engine. So it's ready to go but I'm still waiting for BMW to call me and arrange shipping.
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-20-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 21,716
Posted By IDK
Trails End was finally able to order an engine....

Trails End was finally able to order an engine. My bike should be running by the end of the month. I was forwarded to "Executive Level" customer service, whatever the hell that means. BMW refuses to...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-13-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 21,716
Posted By IDK
Each state is different. I'm an Oregon resident...

Each state is different. I'm an Oregon resident and it only applies to bikes with less than 12k and less that two years old, so I don't meet the OR Lemon Law. But I'm stationed in CA with the Coast...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-13-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 21,716
Posted By IDK
I don't even care about my bike anymore, I meet...

I don't even care about my bike anymore, I meet the requirements for the Lemon Law (buy back or replacement). I would prefer to just get a new bike since it would be on the road sooner and I wouldn't...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-12-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 21,716
Posted By IDK
I'm waiting to hear back from BMW in Jersey. I...

I'm waiting to hear back from BMW in Jersey. I was told that my case was escalated to a higher office, not sure what that means. I'll know more next week. I deserve a new bike and some sort of...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-12-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 21,716
Posted By IDK
BMW warranty department finally authorized a new...

BMW warranty department finally authorized a new motor. I wasn't going to be happy with a rebuild. Thank you Trails End for pulling through.
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-10-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 21,716
Posted By IDK
Did you get an extended warranty?

Did you get an extended warranty?
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-08-2014, 10:42 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 21,716
Posted By IDK
I have GoPro footage of the entire highway. Send...

I have GoPro footage of the entire highway. Send me an email and they can see how off road it really is. It wouldn't hurt to call customer relations and file a complaint.
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-08-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 21,716
Posted By IDK
I wouldn't consider Top of the World Highway...

I wouldn't consider Top of the World Highway off-road.
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-08-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 21,716
Posted By IDK
BMW told Trails End to do an engine rebuild, lap...

BMW told Trails End to do an engine rebuild, lap the valves, replace the damaged oil pump etc. Fortunately, Trails End is standing up from me and requesting a new motor.
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-07-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 21,716
Posted By IDK
I purchased my bike at Big Twin in Boise Idaho....

I purchased my bike at Big Twin in Boise Idaho. I've been going to that dealership for nearly ten years. When I looked into dealers to get a bike I went out of state.

Big Twin hasn't been able to...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-04-2014, 02:11 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 21,716
Posted By IDK
I mailed in supporting documentation. MSF Rider...

I mailed in supporting documentation. MSF Rider Coach card, work stuff and a letter. BMW is waiting to hear from the warranty department before figuring out what to do with my bike. It will be a...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-25-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 21,716
Posted By IDK
Alaskans turned out to be extremely generous and...

Alaskans turned out to be extremely generous and hospitable. I had nothing but positive experiences when I was out in town. I've lived in ten states and AK has been my favorite so far. Locals weren't...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-25-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 21,716
Posted By IDK
Now I'm really frustrated. WTF is going on? Can...

Now I'm really frustrated. WTF is going on? Can you PM me?
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-25-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 21,716
Posted By IDK
1200GS. I regularly ride 700 mile days on my F800...

1200GS. I regularly ride 700 mile days on my F800 and it's painful, 760 miles of dirt and mud on the 1200 and it didn't phase me. I would get a 1200 if I had to do it again. It's more balanced and...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-25-2014, 01:56 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 21,716
Posted By IDK
I've only removed a clutch on a Ducati so I have...

I've only removed a clutch on a Ducati so I have no idea.
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-24-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 21,716
Posted By IDK
Clutch removal tool. BMW has 30 business days to...

Clutch removal tool. BMW has 30 business days to replace my engine or my lawyer requests a new bike. Hopefully BMW will cooperate and make it right. I've spoken with other service managers and...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-24-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 21,716
Posted By IDK
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Sorry for the lack of traveling nurse pics.
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-24-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 21,716
Posted By IDK
Update. A local guy loaned me his 2014 1200GSWA,...

Update. A local guy loaned me his 2014 1200GSWA, after a 20 minute conversation. Insane right? I finished my trip to Deadhorse, stayed the night in Wiseman and rode to deadhorse and back to...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-15-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 21,716
Posted By IDK
Now it's been 11 days and BMW has yet to ship any...

Now it's been 11 days and BMW has yet to ship any parts or give me a date as to when my motorcycle will be completed. I've contacted BMW North America and it hasn't rushed the process. I'm beyond...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-10-2014, 01:14 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 21,716
Posted By IDK
I'll call Tuesday.

I'll call Tuesday.
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-10-2014, 12:25 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 21,716
Posted By IDK
Thanks, _cy_. I'll keep my rotopax full.

Thanks, _cy_. I'll keep my rotopax full.
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-10-2014, 12:00 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 21,716
Posted By IDK
If it's low octane fuel Dawson YK is mislabeling...

If it's low octane fuel Dawson YK is mislabeling their fuel. Could be bad fuel. What's the solution? BMW Techron?
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-09-2014, 11:50 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 21,716
Posted By IDK
I can't imagine this being common. I talked to...

I can't imagine this being common. I talked to Dan at Adventure Cycle Works and he's only seen it a few times.
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-09-2014, 11:48 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 21,716
Posted By IDK
Thanks for all of the love. The BMW rep wants a...

Thanks for all of the love. The BMW rep wants a top end rebuild, the dealer suggested a new engine or a top end. With the damage to the piston, it's possible there may be bottom end damage. I'm going...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-09-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 21,716
Posted By IDK
I met a traveling nurse and we are staying in...

I met a traveling nurse and we are staying in Denali for a few days. When I get back I'll be at Billies, I'll have to go checkout Svens. Thanks for the tip.
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