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Forum: Thumpers 01-26-2015, 03:25 PM
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Posted By trrt
Not a lot of love for Florida riding on here...

Not a lot of love for Florida riding on here right now:1drink
(Can't comment, have never been to sunshine state)
Forum: Thumpers 01-18-2015, 08:49 AM
Replies: 4,415
Views: 561,830
Posted By trrt
Fastaway Evo pegs + my size 12 US feet + stock...

Fastaway Evo pegs + my size 12 US feet + stock shifter = fine footspace for me.
Forum: Thumpers 01-16-2015, 10:56 AM
Replies: 4,415
Views: 561,830
Posted By trrt
Just for reference, the G turns 4000 rpm at 60 in...

Just for reference, the G turns 4000 rpm at 60 in top gear (5 th). In fact, at that speed I am often choosing to stay in 4 th gear to get her turning 5000 which is a sweet spot.
Forum: Thumpers 01-10-2015, 06:58 AM
Replies: 4,415
Views: 561,830
Posted By trrt
My 2011 had the instrument cluster replaced at...

My 2011 had the instrument cluster replaced at the 600 mile break in service (recall work). I wasn't having any problems with it and never found out the reason. I didn't have any of the other work...
Forum: Thumpers 01-04-2015, 12:18 PM
Replies: 8,117
Views: 1,102,345
Posted By trrt
I sure hope the Motobatt fits the later models...

I sure hope the Motobatt fits the later models coz I just ordered one....... Actually, it's much more than a hope, a few guys including Windowto have fitted it and have good things to say.
Forum: Thumpers 01-03-2015, 12:07 AM
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Posted By trrt
Thanks

Thanks
Forum: Thumpers 01-02-2015, 11:19 PM
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Views: 1,102,345
Posted By trrt
Ok, having read around a bit more it looks like...

Ok, having read around a bit more it looks like it's probably brown ground, white high beam and by elimination that would make the multicolored one with yellow rings the low beam wire. Can anyone...
Forum: Thumpers 01-02-2015, 10:21 PM
Replies: 8,117
Views: 1,102,345
Posted By trrt
Thanks Wayne Follow up question: I have...

Thanks Wayne

Follow up question:
I have exposed the three wires leading to the low / high beam bulb. I am ready to splice onto the low beam wire. Problem is, I don't know which of the three is...
Forum: Thumpers 01-02-2015, 09:32 AM
Replies: 4,415
Views: 561,830
Posted By trrt
Anyone know of a good quality gear indicator that...

Anyone know of a good quality gear indicator that can be fitted to the G?
Forum: Thumpers 01-01-2015, 04:06 PM
Replies: 4,415
Views: 561,830
Posted By trrt
It was these: ...

It was these:
http://www.wunderlichamerica.com/motorcycle/Sertao/8160827.html

Actually 25mm (not 20mm as I said above).

The only rotation capability you get is the same (limited) rotation...
Forum: Thumpers 01-01-2015, 02:46 PM
Replies: 4,415
Views: 561,830
Posted By trrt
I put the Wunderlich 20mm risers on mine, no...

I put the Wunderlich 20mm risers on mine, no adjustment of lines needed.
Forum: Thumpers 12-27-2014, 08:45 AM
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Views: 1,102,345
Posted By trrt
Out of interest, why did you pick the parking...

Out of interest, why did you pick the parking lamp circuit ( as opposed to the low beam) ? I'm just trying to decide where to tap into for LED running lights that will have a switch mounted at the...
Forum: Road warriors 12-22-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,120
Posted By trrt
Yamaha SR400 thumper?

Yamaha SR400 thumper?
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 4,415
Views: 561,830
Posted By trrt
I have a lightly used (100 miles or so from new)...

I have a lightly used (100 miles or so from new) and in great condition Calsci Medium screen for the G which I will sell if you (or anyone else) are interested. I tried both Calsci and ZTechnik V...
Forum: Road warriors 12-02-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 2,170
Views: 250,110
Posted By trrt
The comparison doesn't mean much, but since you...

The comparison doesn't mean much, but since you asked 8,149 is 6,790 witout VAT (at 20%), and at a dollar exchange rate of circa 1.55 that is $10,525.
Forum: Thumpers 12-02-2014, 08:17 PM
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Posted By trrt
I have put them on my (non-Sertao) G650 and like...

I have put them on my (non-Sertao) G650 and like them. I have them in low boy setting and get a little more leg room. I like the wider platform they provide too (stock pegs are too narrow front to...
Forum: Thumpers 11-27-2014, 07:51 AM
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Posted By trrt
It's there but when I open the link it says 2014...

It's there but when I open the link it says 2014 model. The two bikes immediately above, for example, both say 2015.
Forum: Thumpers 11-25-2014, 08:41 PM
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Posted By trrt
My dash was replaced at the 600 mile service. I...

My dash was replaced at the 600 mile service. I wasn't aware of any problem with it, they simply informed me when they returned the bike from the service "we replaced the dash" and I never really...
Forum: Thumpers 11-21-2014, 08:57 AM
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Posted By trrt
They don't even do that. They are too low on top...

They don't even do that. They are too low on top side.
Forum: Thumpers 11-12-2014, 08:06 PM
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Posted By trrt
Might be interesting to speculate what will...

Might be interesting to speculate what will replace it... same engine or variation thereof? Lighter frame? Competing with what other bikes?
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2014, 04:09 AM
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Posted By trrt
Should be 36 months from date of purchase.

Should be 36 months from date of purchase.
Forum: Road warriors 11-07-2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 13,746
Posted By trrt
..... or the daily "adventure" of commuting into...

..... or the daily "adventure" of commuting into an urban jungle (London, Manhattan,...) on a bike in all seasons, or riding across country on tarmac to college, or using a bike as primary means of...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-23-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,102
Posted By trrt
..... and G..... :)

..... and G..... :)
Forum: Thumpers 10-18-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 4,415
Views: 561,830
Posted By trrt
I have same bars. Like them, seem sturdy, like...

I have same bars. Like them, seem sturdy, like the three mounting points for sturdiness, but also not yet tested in a drop. Will also add lights on them at some point.
Forum: Thumpers 10-10-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 8,117
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Posted By trrt
I haven't understood the desire for a higher...

I haven't understood the desire for a higher gear. G650 is fairly smooth and seems happy in the 5 - 6 k rev range, at which point it is running indicated 70-85 mph on flat slab. Seems like a sweet...
Forum: Road warriors 10-07-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 439
Views: 60,695
Posted By trrt
For me, fuel gauge, speedo, gear indicator and...

For me, fuel gauge, speedo, gear indicator and clock. And I only have two of those on my G650 GS : )

Personally don't like digital speedo or tach. Nicely designed analog gauge with needles for me.
Forum: Thumpers 09-23-2014, 08:15 AM
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Posted By trrt
They say anything about the sister model G650 GS?

They say anything about the sister model G650 GS?
Forum: Road warriors 09-20-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 2,170
Views: 250,110
Posted By trrt
Honda Deauville is also sub liter shaft, but also...

Honda Deauville is also sub liter shaft, but also not same league.
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 4,415
Views: 561,830
Posted By trrt
Don't know about crazy off road stuff, but have...

Don't know about crazy off road stuff, but have hit a few crazy NYC potholes on the cast rims and ok so far.
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 4,415
Views: 561,830
Posted By trrt
I like them. I believe they are sturdy but I...

I like them. I believe they are sturdy but I can't comment on how they perform / protect in a drop coz I haven't done that yet. I don't have the skid plate.
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 4,415
Views: 561,830
Posted By trrt
interested to see how that works out (have SW...

interested to see how that works out (have SW Motech crash bars too)
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2014, 08:48 PM
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Views: 1,102,345
Posted By trrt
Thanks Do you or anyone have a view on whether...

Thanks
Do you or anyone have a view on whether those front panniers which hang off the side of the faux gas tank could be a problem in terms of blocking the fan air exhaust on the right side?...
Forum: Thumpers 08-09-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 4,415
Views: 561,830
Posted By trrt
I haven't tried Cee Bailey but I did try a...

I haven't tried Cee Bailey but I did try a similar height Calsci which may behave in a similar way. That one flexed too much for my liking, partly I believe due to issue of flex in the stock mounting...
Forum: Thumpers 07-29-2014, 01:04 PM
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Views: 1,102,345
Posted By trrt
What's that wrap on your exhaust header?

What's that wrap on your exhaust header?
Forum: Thumpers 07-25-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 4,415
Views: 561,830
Posted By trrt
Did that fix the glowing pipe issue?

Did that fix the glowing pipe issue?
Forum: Thumpers 06-28-2014, 09:12 PM
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Posted By trrt
They fit, I have them installed on my G, but you...

They fit, I have them installed on my G, but you need to do a small amount of grinding at the mounting points on the bike (that's probably why Touratech say no fit)
Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 8,117
Views: 1,102,345
Posted By trrt
MAX are very good. I use their CT store. I have...

MAX are very good. I use their CT store. I have also prevously used BMW of Manhattan for an RT some years back (probably about 9 years ago). They were fine then but not sure about now. There is also...
Forum: Thumpers 05-31-2014, 07:30 PM
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Views: 1,102,345
Posted By trrt
I have the non Sertao GGS. I'm 6 '-1" with 33"...

I have the non Sertao GGS. I'm 6 '-1" with 33" inseam. I was very cramped with the bike stock. I have added 20 mm wunderlich risers, fastaway pegs (a bit lower and wider) and a Rick Mayer seat which...
Forum: Thumpers 05-25-2014, 12:56 PM
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Views: 1,102,345
Posted By trrt
I've read that many times but still can't see how...

I've read that many times but still can't see how it can make any economic sense. ....
Cost of shipping to / from China plus cheap Chinese labor is less than cost of having a European do the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-29-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 4,415
Views: 561,830
Posted By trrt
Will be very interested to see your idea for...

Will be very interested to see your idea for fairing lowers on the SW Motech crash bars. I have the same bars and am also thinking some knee / lower leg protection could be attached to them, but...
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