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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-19-2012, 12:08 PM
Replies: 4,933
Views: 453,236
Posted By vuganeja
Dual sporting roads near Sequoia/Kings Canyon

Hello Folks,
I'm planning a mostly pavement ride into the Sequoia and Kings canyon national parks in a couple of weeks. I wanted to k now if there are any good beginner level dual sporting roads in...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-08-2012, 09:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,500
Posted By vuganeja
thanks!

Thanks all, it looks like I'll go with a more road oriented tire for now.
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-06-2012, 08:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,500
Posted By vuganeja
HELP: Tire recommendations for a F650GS Twin

Hello Folks,
I'm at 12.5K on my stock battlewings and ready for a tire change. Here is my riding routine per year:

- 10K miles on freeway commute.
- 2.5K on pavement/twisties
- <500 miles on...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-05-2012, 09:19 AM
Replies: 4,933
Views: 453,236
Posted By vuganeja
sorry for your loss

Kaia,
very sorry to hear that. I just work on the other side of evelyn in downtown mountain view and park on the street. I ride a 2009 F650GS twin. I've come a couple of times to the smugmug office....
Forum: GS Boxers 04-21-2012, 04:09 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 62,657
Posted By vuganeja
One of the best picture tutorial ever!

For even someone like me, who I consider mechanically challenged, this was easy! thanks much!!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-20-2012, 12:48 PM
Replies: 4,933
Views: 453,236
Posted By vuganeja
Thanks!

Curt,
thanks for the quick note.

I'd prefer to stay out of trouble too. So if I just wanted to try hernandez to the river crossing, which part would be longer - starting from south or north?
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-20-2012, 12:33 PM
Replies: 4,933
Views: 453,236
Posted By vuganeja
Old hernandez road passable?

A friend and I (both noobs) are considering an early morning run to hollister to ride La Gloria Rd and Hernandez road.

Are those roads worthy of noobs? :ear

I've done La Gloria once and it...
Forum: Ride reports 04-06-2012, 05:04 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,906
Posted By vuganeja
too hot in may/june?

I'm considering riding the Carrizo plain NP on memorial day. would it be too hot to ride in may and early june?

Also how many miles of riding is there totally(hours/miles)? I'm thinking about...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-29-2012, 09:20 AM
Replies: 4,933
Views: 453,236
Posted By vuganeja
I know of a friend who just added a KTM 350 to...

I know of a friend who just added a KTM 350 to this collection or 5, but will be selling his DR 650 and a non-plated 250 here in san jose.
I'll send you a PM with his contact details.
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-27-2012, 12:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,468
Posted By vuganeja
pics of touratech touring screen + spoiler?

Anyone have pictures of the touratech touring windshield + spoiler mounted?
I have the TT shield and still have issues with buffetting around the helmet. I'm 5'6" with a 30 in inseam.

thanks in...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-21-2012, 02:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,091
Posted By vuganeja
The bike was new to me! I thought initial...

The bike was new to me! I thought initial calibration on the first break down.

Thanks for the tip for the fuel system additive. Look forward to hearing from an inmate on the actual name.

And...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-21-2012, 02:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,091
Posted By vuganeja
On that note, I do see cracks on the gas tank...

On that note, I do see cracks on the gas tank just below the seat on all sides.
Thankfully under warranty, will get it replaced.

I was told thats a standard issue on all twins....at least the 650...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-21-2012, 01:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,091
Posted By vuganeja
nothing that I can really hear.

nothing that I can really hear.
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-21-2012, 11:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,091
Posted By vuganeja
F650gs twin - Fuel Range inaccuracy on the odometer

First time. A month old bike. shows 14 miles range. and stops in the middle of the freeway bone dry!
3 years and 10k miles later, 10miles on the fuel range - goes dry again.

2009 F650GS twin.
I...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-14-2012, 08:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,647
Posted By vuganeja
Thanks David!

David,
thanks a ton for your help! I'll PM you my email address. I don't know how I can survive without this forum and its wonderful inmates!
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-14-2012, 07:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,647
Posted By vuganeja
Hi JRP, Thanks for your offer. I am trying to...

Hi JRP,
Thanks for your offer. I am trying to reach the inmate who sold this to me, but unable to get a response. Very unusual on this forum, but..
Anyways, I'd really appreciate it if you could...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-13-2012, 10:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,647
Posted By vuganeja
link on twistedthrottle

Here is the picture on twistedthrottle i was trying to replicate. btw, I've got vps handguards too.....
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-13-2012, 10:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,647
Posted By vuganeja
I've got heated grips

JRP,
thanks for the note. are these for non-heated grips? I picked this up on the fleamarket from another inmate who said it'll fit the f650twins. he had a f800gs I think.

the thread on the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-12-2012, 02:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,647
Posted By vuganeja
installation picture

Here is a picture of the install. There is small gap between the plastic end weight cover and the kaoko..

<a...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-11-2012, 08:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,647
Posted By vuganeja
help for a single, not twin.

thanks but thats for a single.
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-10-2012, 05:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,894
Posted By vuganeja
any pictures of the installs?

Folks.
can you share any pics of the installs.
I just picked up the kaoko + vps handguards from an inmate and am hving difficulty to install.
dont know if I need the washer or not.

here are the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-10-2012, 05:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,647
Posted By vuganeja
help with Kaoko throttle lock

Hello,
I needed help with a install. I just picked up a kaoko throttle lock with barkbusters vps handguards from another inmate.

I've attached a picture of the endbar weights + kaoko parts. I'm...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-08-2012, 05:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,140
Posted By vuganeja
will buy new.

Thanks. Looks like I'll go the new case way.

I've been looking for a used set for 3 months now, and not one posting!!!!
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-07-2012, 07:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,140
Posted By vuganeja
Vario Top case: Common for 650/800 twins and 1200 GS?

Folks,
is it true that a vario top case is the same for a F650/800gs twin and a 1200gs? Only the mounts differ?

I'm trying to buy a vario top case for my 2009 F650gs twin and any help/guidance...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-01-2012, 10:13 PM
Replies: 4,933
Views: 453,236
Posted By vuganeja
ragged point inn

Ragged point Inn has some delicious breakfast/lunch offerings.
http://www.yelp.com/biz/ragged-point-inn-ragged-point
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-27-2012, 08:00 PM
Replies: 4,933
Views: 453,236
Posted By vuganeja
Another noob from San Jose.

Paul,
this is a great route. I've done la gloria both ways and old coast road but I'm a noob for the most part on dirt(20+ years on pavement) and would like the opportunity to ride with some of you...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-27-2012, 09:42 AM
Replies: 553
Views: 222,847
Posted By vuganeja
wild@heart bash plate with Hepco and Becker crash bars?

Folks,
wanted to know if the Wild@heart bash plate will work with the H&B crash bar set up on a 2009 F650gs twin?

I'm trying to buy a bash plate from an inmate and want to make sure it'll work...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-06-2012, 08:27 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 15,063
Posted By vuganeja
La gloria

La Gloria is a nice road! esp when combined with old hernandez road and a little bit of clear creek :)

how does Summit road compare to each one of those? Harder? easier?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-06-2012, 10:01 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 15,063
Posted By vuganeja
pictures of summit road?

Jchen:
Any pictures of the gradient and road quality of summit road?
I've got street tires on my F650gs twin and live very close and want to try.
Also I'm a newbie with dirt.

thanks!
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-31-2012, 02:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,769
Posted By vuganeja
Optimate 4.

Thanks All for the great input.
I went to the local store and picked up an Optimate 4. Idiot Proof as Wisman said.
thanks again!!
karthik
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-30-2012, 11:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,769
Posted By vuganeja
Battery charger recommendations for a F650GS twin

Hello,
my F650GS twin sat out without playing for a couple of months. It wont start. In the market to buy a charger. The BMW OEM charger is listed at $160 or so. Are there cheaper options to buy?
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-25-2011, 10:15 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 15,063
Posted By vuganeja
Thanks Fasttrak, good to know. I'll try and...

Thanks Fasttrak, good to know.

I'll try and stay away from them as well. I went to metcalf yesterday and you're right. Its good for a noob to get some practice drills going in the confines on a...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-19-2011, 04:53 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 15,063
Posted By vuganeja
2011 - updates?

I'm a dual sport noob on a f650gs twin and this looks like a fun ride to do. I live in almaden valley and should be very close to this.

I saw some posts on this thread around "unfriendly, hostile...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 07-08-2011, 06:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 783
Posted By vuganeja
Absolutely! I did that too. Also posting info...

Absolutely! I did that too. Also posting info about this on the local forums in Lost and Found to see if an inmate is a victim..
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 07-07-2011, 04:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 783
Posted By vuganeja
re:local seller

The guy is a local seller who offered to let it go for $20!!! Red flag!
got the serial #, and called garmin support. the device is already registered.

emailed the guy and told him that if he...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 07-07-2011, 03:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 783
Posted By vuganeja
Help needed buying a used Zumo 550 - without a charger

The charger or power cord isn't an issue. but I've got someone selling a zumo dirt cheap.

the question that comes to my mind - why?

Besides moral and legal issues, assuming that I buy that,...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-14-2011, 10:49 PM
Replies: 1,341
Views: 564,858
Posted By vuganeja
TT smoked windshield on a 2009 F650GS twin

Cross posted on the 658 windshield thread...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=16168504&postcount=33
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-14-2011, 10:47 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 15,699
Posted By vuganeja
TT smoked windshield on a 2009 F650GS twin

here are some pictures from my new TT smoked screen installed.

i'm 5'6" with a 30" inseam on a stock/standard height seat. I see a little bit of air hit the top of my helmet, but there is NOTHING...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-13-2011, 10:31 PM
Replies: 4,933
Views: 453,236
Posted By vuganeja
Looks fun. any GPX info for this ride? esp the...

Looks fun. any GPX info for this ride? esp the dirt part? i'll be in the area in a couple of weeks, hence asking!
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-08-2011, 01:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 15,699
Posted By vuganeja
F650GS with Touratech touring windscreen - a picture?

hello,
does anyone have a picture to share of a touratech touring windscreen on a F650GS twin.

I've a 2009 blue and looking at options. I'm 5'6" with a 30" inseam and it looks like the touratech...
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