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Forum: Thumpers 02-28-2015, 05:55 AM
Replies: 4,677
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Posted By JustBob
One of the nicest 690s I've seen.

One of the nicest 690s I've seen.
Forum: Thumpers 02-22-2015, 09:17 PM
Replies: 21,296
Views: 2,543,703
Posted By JustBob
Aerostich

http://www.aerostich.com/a-to-b-utilities/storage-transport/bike-covers/aerostich-ultralight-bike-covers.html...
Forum: Racing 02-21-2015, 06:36 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 29,659
Posted By JustBob
Jen is any of this damage from the shipping or...

Jen is any of this damage from the shipping or from the race?
Forum: Thumpers 02-19-2015, 02:35 PM
Replies: 1,575
Views: 317,563
Posted By JustBob
Looks good. Give us updates as you grow with the...

Looks good. Give us updates as you grow with the bike. Experience counts.
Forum: Thumpers 02-19-2015, 08:24 AM
Replies: 1,575
Views: 317,563
Posted By JustBob
Well now you guys have love/hated yourselves into...

Well now you guys have love/hated yourselves into a proper twitter. For one thing no one I know ever rides the bike bought untouched. We are motorcyclists so we bling and sparkle and make the bikes...
Forum: Thumpers 02-02-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 21,296
Views: 2,543,703
Posted By JustBob
+1. You can use the same foot. I had about 3/4"...

+1. You can use the same foot. I had about 3/4" cut out and tried it on the stock pad and welded it back on. Cost $20 to the welder and took him 10 minutes. Just cut it off right at the top of...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-29-2015, 06:40 AM
Replies: 2,952
Views: 423,944
Posted By JustBob
Laugh :y0! Wine after beer never fear. Beer after...

:y0! Wine after beer never fear. Beer after wine you'll be fine. And that's all I know about that.

Next question.
Forum: Thumpers 01-27-2015, 06:15 AM
Replies: 21,296
Views: 2,543,703
Posted By JustBob
Thumb +!. Also get the stepped or dropped pedal. I...

+!. Also get the stepped or dropped pedal. I was pleased to be a beta tester for Jim and wouldn't give it back. :D
A really great idea for using the rear brake whether sitting or standing.
Forum: Ride reports 01-26-2015, 06:25 AM
Replies: 4,906
Views: 3,420,391
Posted By JustBob
When will the "New Sibirsky Extreme Video" be...

When will the "New Sibirsky Extreme Video" be ready for sale? If I have missed something please let me know. The trailer is fun but I need more. :D
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-18-2015, 06:50 PM
Replies: 3,698
Views: 1,620,021
Posted By JustBob
Thumb It was great meeting you both today, Hall. ...

It was great meeting you both today, Hall. Welcome to the best thread on the internet.
Forum: Racing 01-18-2015, 06:38 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 29,659
Posted By JustBob
Thumb Toot toot, Jen. Toot toot indeed.

Toot toot, Jen. Toot toot indeed.
Forum: Thumpers 01-16-2015, 08:23 AM
Replies: 21,296
Views: 2,543,703
Posted By JustBob
My what a big muffler you have. Bet it smooths...

My what a big muffler you have. Bet it smooths out those flow pulses a bunch. :D
Forum: Ride reports 01-15-2015, 08:16 PM
Replies: 4,145
Views: 2,108,464
Posted By JustBob
Oh. I saw the rattle can next to the rims and...

Oh. I saw the rattle can next to the rims and assumed. Sorry.
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2015, 08:12 PM
Replies: 1,575
Views: 317,563
Posted By JustBob
I like the sitting down in, minkyhead. The 690...

I like the sitting down in, minkyhead. The 690 is all sit on top of. The power is fun but when on a trip I just use it as a motorcycle to get me there....dirt or pavement. I do like it's supposed...
Forum: Ride reports 01-15-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 4,145
Views: 2,108,464
Posted By JustBob
Rattle can green. I would have thought you'd go...

Rattle can green. I would have thought you'd go with orange.
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2015, 02:16 PM
Replies: 1,575
Views: 317,563
Posted By JustBob
When...if....the CCM crosses the Atlantic and...

When...if....the CCM crosses the Atlantic and makes it south to Georgia, USA, with a dealer network to support it across roughly 3 million square miles, I will wonder what makes it a replacement for...
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2015, 06:44 AM
Replies: 21,296
Views: 2,543,703
Posted By JustBob
Coming to this a bit late I guess but if unsprung...

Coming to this a bit late I guess but if unsprung weight weren't important then there would be no need for ultra-lite wheels. I've ridden carbon fiber wheels on a street bike and they were...
Forum: Thumpers 01-07-2015, 07:10 AM
Replies: 21,296
Views: 2,543,703
Posted By JustBob
Yep...me too. Have taken some off in stages. ...

Yep...me too. Have taken some off in stages. Took about 1/2" off after installing a Kouba link but still needed another 1" off to fix it.
Forum: Racing 01-03-2015, 06:31 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 29,659
Posted By JustBob
Carl sure is dashing in his white livery. Hope...

Carl sure is dashing in his white livery. Hope he doesn't get them dirty. :D
Forum: Racing 01-02-2015, 01:24 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 29,659
Posted By JustBob
Thumb OK, thanks. I just thought that as part of the...

OK, thanks. I just thought that as part of the scrutineering they would put them on a scale. Idle curiosity that's all.
Forum: Thumpers 01-02-2015, 01:01 PM
Replies: 21,296
Views: 2,543,703
Posted By JustBob
I'm following this topic with great interest. ...

I'm following this topic with great interest. Right now I'm running a Mefo Super Explorer on the back and TKC-80 on the front and I like this very much.
FWIW the 2015 BMW F800GSA comes with the...
Forum: Ride reports 01-02-2015, 12:27 PM
Replies: 4,145
Views: 2,108,464
Posted By JustBob
Price now here in north Georgia is $2.13/gallon. ...

Price now here in north Georgia is $2.13/gallon.
But not for diesel. :)
Forum: Racing 01-02-2015, 07:09 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 29,659
Posted By JustBob
How much does the bike weigh now ready to go?

How much does the bike weigh now ready to go?
Forum: Racing 01-01-2015, 05:27 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 29,659
Posted By JustBob
Thumb This is huge, Jenny. Thanks for doing a 4-50...

This is huge, Jenny. Thanks for doing a 4-50 specific thread. There's just too much other coverage to dig through. Bravo and best results to the team! B-)
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-25-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 3,698
Views: 1,620,021
Posted By JustBob
Thumb I think you just got a report card and put on the...

I think you just got a report card and put on the deans list.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-23-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 739
Views: 206,518
Posted By JustBob
The trick I've found for getting on is to bend...

The trick I've found for getting on is to bend the knee tight as you swing the leg over. That way you aren't contacting anything aft of the seat.
I usually dismount by stepping on the inside...
Forum: Thumpers 12-15-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 1,575
Views: 317,563
Posted By JustBob
My KTM has an ECM dial that allows me to dial...

My KTM has an ECM dial that allows me to dial back the power presumably to accommodate low quality fuel so should be a fairly easy electronic fix. :hmmmmm
Forum: Thumpers 12-15-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 1,575
Views: 317,563
Posted By JustBob
Assuming the bike ever makes it here, I will have...

Assuming the bike ever makes it here, I will have to look past, rather than agree with, being called a whiner and an internet dreamer. Talk bike, not personal slams Jx if you wish to really help...
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 1,575
Views: 317,563
Posted By JustBob
This is a good ole days event. How many people...

This is a good ole days event. How many people get to pick up their bike at the factory! Take pics of the event or it didn't happen. :D
Forum: GS Boxers 12-07-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 2,952
Views: 423,944
Posted By JustBob
I'll pass this on. Maybe time to get rid of the...

I'll pass this on. Maybe time to get rid of the thing?
Forum: GS Boxers 12-07-2014, 04:44 AM
Replies: 2,952
Views: 423,944
Posted By JustBob
Agree 100%. He's about had it with this dealer...

Agree 100%. He's about had it with this dealer and this bike. I'll point him to this thread and see if he wants to add anything. He bought the bike used with low miles and it was on it's third...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-06-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 2,952
Views: 423,944
Posted By JustBob
I have a friend with a '14 WC and he's on his 4th...

I have a friend with a '14 WC and he's on his 4th water pump. Not sure of the miles.....less than 15,000 I think. If it weeps again it goes. My '14 with 10,000 miles has been solid. No...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-01-2014, 05:22 AM
Replies: 2,952
Views: 423,944
Posted By JustBob
How do you shift the bike? Clutchless? Or maybe...

How do you shift the bike? Clutchless? Or maybe some technique that the machine doesn't like? So much tranny trouble is a mystery to me. This is my 47billionth BMW (slight exaggeration here :D...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-29-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 9,256
Posted By JustBob
One more soft data point....I traded bikes with a...

One more soft data point....I traded bikes with a friend who has a Triumph 800XC. His comment was, he'd like to put the Triumph engine in the BMW chassis. I agree with this assessment, except when...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-29-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 9,256
Posted By JustBob
Not quite. Your ambivalence is as over-stated as...

Not quite. Your ambivalence is as over-stated as the old man and his Charade. People are just giving opinions....as are you. So I would hardly consider you the arbiter of things F8GS. Dial it...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-28-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 9,256
Posted By JustBob
It does seem a bit tighter wrapped but this may...

It does seem a bit tighter wrapped but this may be because it's new so time and miles will tell on that score. The forks are better....damping is about right and the whole front seems not as soft. ...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-28-2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 9,256
Posted By JustBob
And OBTW this is my second F8GS and it is...

And OBTW this is my second F8GS and it is incrementally better than the '09 I had.
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-28-2014, 05:29 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 9,256
Posted By JustBob
Well if expensive maintenance is a problem for...

Well if expensive maintenance is a problem for you, you'd better do your KTM research. They are great bikes but kinda wonky so watch out. If you like the tight off road the 690 might not be the...
Forum: Racing 11-25-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 40,234
Posted By JustBob
Thumb My...what shiny tires you have. :rofl But I...

My...what shiny tires you have. :rofl But I guess you'll fix that in short order. Best of luck to the team.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-25-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 2,952
Views: 423,944
Posted By JustBob
So it's not a "Low" then, Voz? My R12GSW has...

So it's not a "Low" then, Voz? My R12GSW has always felt just fine....but it's an antique now. :D Can you feel the heavier flywheel in the '15?
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