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Forum: Parallel Universe 06-15-2013, 02:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 861
Posted By EIGHTLUG
I've been running a DDM Tuning 35W H7 5000K HID...

I've been running a DDM Tuning 35W H7 5000K HID low beam for over a year now with zero problems. It's actually one of the furthest things from my mind. It just works! I've had no issues with the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-01-2013, 08:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 957
Posted By EIGHTLUG
Hwy Ebbs, welcome to the Dirty D. I'm prior Air...

Hwy Ebbs, welcome to the Dirty D. I'm prior Air Force, F-15 Crew Chief. I live a little north of you in Thornton. Let me know where you're thinking of riding next weekend. I've been kicking around a...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-20-2013, 02:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 933
Posted By EIGHTLUG
I have put over 5,000 miles on the Sidi Discovery...

I have put over 5,000 miles on the Sidi Discovery Rain boots. They are everything that they were made out to be. I'm 100% satisfied. They are my favorite piece of gear to put on.

...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-20-2013, 09:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,291
Posted By EIGHTLUG
Did you guys ever catch any classic Land Rovers...

Did you guys ever catch any classic Land Rovers at either location of C&C?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-20-2013, 09:33 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,357
Posted By EIGHTLUG
The ride to Telluride from any direction is...

The ride to Telluride from any direction is amazing. The scenery and the town of Telluride, in my opinion, is a must see. The Peak to Peak highway should be open....
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-09-2012, 08:40 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,207
Posted By EIGHTLUG
The high mountain passes are what make riding in...

The high mountain passes are what make riding in Colorado so much fun for me. A new Backcountry Discovery Route was recently mapped out here, from Cortez to Steamboat. I'll be doing that as soon as I...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-09-2012, 02:15 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,207
Posted By EIGHTLUG
[QUOTE=MikeMike;20147909]I bet that a helluva lot...

[QUOTE=MikeMike;20147909]I bet that a helluva lot of F800's spend their time sitting all farkled up in a Starbuck's parking lot with some clever little Ewan and Charlie stickers on them.

The F650...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-30-2012, 05:00 PM
Replies: 395
Views: 158,885
Posted By EIGHTLUG
They are the Rigid Industries Duallys....

They are the Rigid Industries Duallys. http://www.rigidindustries.com/Dually-2x2-LED-Lights-Set-of-two-p/twoduallys.htm

The pair with all the hardware, wiring, and switch was right at $220.00 with...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-28-2012, 03:50 PM
Replies: 395
Views: 158,885
Posted By EIGHTLUG
No hands on experience with those particular...

No hands on experience with those particular lights and housings, but I'd definitely steer you in the direction of LEDs instead of halogens or xenons. The Pros, in the case of LED lighting, makes it...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-07-2012, 09:58 AM
Replies: 325
Views: 132,634
Posted By EIGHTLUG
Dude, send that garbage back and pick up...

Dude, send that garbage back and pick up something like a Sargent Seat. Fit and finish is excellent. It looks OEM and feels amazing.
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-06-2012, 12:12 PM
Replies: 395
Views: 158,885
Posted By EIGHTLUG
I mounted the Rigid Industries LEDs to...

I mounted the Rigid Industries LEDs to Touratech's Crashbars. The 2 position switch was mounted into the blank in the black trim that surrounds the ignition switch.
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-27-2012, 02:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 961
Posted By EIGHTLUG
Is there a way to display your average speed? ...

Is there a way to display your average speed?

I've hand calculated mine out to 55.53 MPG. Most of my time is spend at 60 MPH @ 5,000 to 7,000 feet of elevation. My bike currently has 4,400 miles...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-24-2012, 09:50 PM
Replies: 7,883
Views: 2,659,330
Posted By EIGHTLUG
http://i243.photobucket.com/albums/ff153/conceptmu...

http://i243.photobucket.com/albums/ff153/conceptmuscle/f800gs.jpg
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-19-2012, 10:22 PM
Replies: 562
Views: 229,276
Posted By EIGHTLUG
Touratech's mains and uppers on my Trophy....

Touratech's mains and uppers on my Trophy. Haven't had to test them out yet. I'm sure the additional radiator protection will come in handy, one day....
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-04-2012, 03:54 PM
Replies: 562
Views: 229,276
Posted By EIGHTLUG
[QUOTE=BMW F800GS Trophy;19517476]This was after...

[QUOTE=BMW F800GS Trophy;19517476]This was after a day ride in <!--?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" /--><st1:state w:st="on"><st1:place...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-01-2012, 04:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,125
Posted By EIGHTLUG
Ahh yes, you're correct, 4.2 U.S. Gal. Makes...

Ahh yes, you're correct, 4.2 U.S. Gal. Makes sense now. Thanks.
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-29-2012, 08:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,125
Posted By EIGHTLUG
Quick question, kind of on topic. Once the fuel...

Quick question, kind of on topic. Once the fuel light illuminates and the MTE start counting up from zero, are you running on the reserve? Ive topped off, at that point (standard, on stand to bottom...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-28-2012, 05:52 PM
Replies: 1,355
Views: 582,385
Posted By EIGHTLUG
I recently installed the CalSci 20" windscreen on...

I recently installed the CalSci 20" windscreen on my GS8 and went for on a nine-hundred mile trip. AMAZING. Absolutely leaps and bounds better than the OEM BMW screen. I'm 6'1 with a 32" inseam and...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-12-2012, 08:22 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 41,904
Posted By EIGHTLUG
I'm rocking the grey KLIM LATITUDE Jacket and...

I'm rocking the grey KLIM LATITUDE Jacket and Pants. I just ordered the anodized silver Zega Pro panniers. I'm going with a silver/grey theme.:1drink
Forum: Equipment 08-08-2012, 07:45 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,230
Posted By EIGHTLUG
A nice solar powered charger is a great asset....

A nice solar powered charger is a great asset. The solar panel doesn't actually charge your Iphone or whatever device it is that you've plugged in, it charges the solar unit's battery. Charge the...
Forum: Equipment 08-08-2012, 07:35 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 11,865
Posted By EIGHTLUG
I'm slowly stocking up on Klim gear. My knowledge...

I'm slowly stocking up on Klim gear. My knowledge coming from the sled world already has me sold on the quality, functionality, and durability of Klim. I tried to get away with Burton gear, on sleds,...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-02-2012, 06:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,740
Posted By EIGHTLUG
Just playing around Pluric. I know Deathbone IRL....

Just playing around Pluric. I know Deathbone IRL. I've recently purchased an F800 GS TROPHY. Just giving him a little ribbing.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-02-2012, 06:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,740
Posted By EIGHTLUG
Don't listen to Pluric, trade it in and get a...

Don't listen to Pluric, trade it in and get a BMW!:rofl:rofl
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-31-2012, 06:22 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 41,904
Posted By EIGHTLUG
Spineasy, are those panniers white??!!

Spineasy, are those panniers white??!!
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-29-2012, 08:45 AM
Replies: 7,883
Views: 2,659,330
Posted By EIGHTLUG
http://i243.photobucket.com/albums/ff153/conceptmu...

http://i243.photobucket.com/albums/ff153/conceptmuscle/IMAG0162-2.jpg
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-28-2012, 06:13 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 41,904
Posted By EIGHTLUG
http://i243.photobucket.com/albums/ff153/conceptmu...

http://i243.photobucket.com/albums/ff153/conceptmuscle/IMAG0159-3.jpg

Pictures from this morning's ride up to Nederland,CO.
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-28-2012, 06:05 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 41,904
Posted By EIGHTLUG
http://i243.photobucket.com/albums/ff153/conceptmu...

http://i243.photobucket.com/albums/ff153/conceptmuscle/IMAG0162-2.jpg
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-12-2012, 07:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,168
Posted By EIGHTLUG
Don't tell that to the people in Dubai. They'll...

Don't tell that to the people in Dubai. They'll not only make more land, they'll form it into the shape of palm trees and make resorts out of it!
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-10-2012, 08:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,527
Posted By EIGHTLUG
Exactly. I believe it's a dealer ordered spec....

Exactly. I believe it's a dealer ordered spec. For example, when I purchased my TROPHY there was a nearly identical one in the showroom. The only difference was the other one had a clear wind screen,...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-10-2012, 03:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,527
Posted By EIGHTLUG
I picked mine up a week ago, no center stand. Not...

I picked mine up a week ago, no center stand. Not a big deal to me, since I wanted to install an aftermarket one.
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-03-2012, 11:05 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 41,904
Posted By EIGHTLUG
Thanks guys. I can't wait to start slamming a...

Thanks guys. I can't wait to start slamming a bunch of "Mile High" mileage on her this summer. There are so many trails I've seen in the mountains, while out in our Rovers, that are only 2 wheel...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-29-2012, 10:10 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 41,904
Posted By EIGHTLUG
http://i243.photobucket.com/albums/ff153/conceptmu...

http://i243.photobucket.com/albums/ff153/conceptmuscle/IMAG0073-1.jpg

It looked like you guys were having all the fun, so I joined the club! I pick her up this coming Tuesday!
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