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Forum: Parallel Universe Yesterday, 05:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 223
Posted By 70East
Mine does the same in traffic, working the clutch...

Mine does the same in traffic, working the clutch helps it sometimes.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-17-2014, 12:15 AM
Replies: 6,377
Views: 318,035
Posted By 70East
Is there a lot of people in here that's in PW...

Is there a lot of people in here that's in PW County.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-16-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 831
Posted By 70East
That's exactly what happened to me. Right leg got...

That's exactly what happened to me. Right leg got kicked back on an up hill climb, pants got hung on rear foot peg. Luckily bike stayed straight and the rut flattened out.

I want to cut mine as...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-16-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,634
Posted By 70East
Pressure washer can't hurt as long as common...

Pressure washer can't hurt as long as common sense is applied, like said before.

Reason for cleaning is so you can inspect it for faults. Hard to see a cracked frame, rim what have you with mud...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-13-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 739
Posted By 70East
Is it weather sealed?

Is it weather sealed?
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-13-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,962
Posted By 70East
How far back are you going to take it apart and...

How far back are you going to take it apart and look for damage?

I wonder if it belonged to an inmate here?
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-12-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,962
Posted By 70East
Hay, that rim can be straightened. Subscribed

Hay, that rim can be straightened.

Subscribed
Forum: Equipment 12-12-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,027
Posted By 70East
In our current world, I think the romanticism of...

In our current world, I think the romanticism of going RTW with the trusty pocket knife is gone.

I hate to say it, it would have to be a cell phone. Even if in a place with no service , you can...
Forum: Ride reports 12-10-2014, 11:01 PM
Replies: 1,601
Views: 361,921
Posted By 70East
Camels are awesome, I had one race me in a Toyota...

Camels are awesome, I had one race me in a Toyota diesel in Djibouti. I came out on back road and he was trotting down the middle. I pulled up beside him and started talking. I speed up and he speed...
Forum: Ride reports 12-10-2014, 10:53 PM
Replies: 744
Views: 81,450
Posted By 70East
Nahh, you're too kind, he was a jerk for posting...

Nahh, you're too kind, he was a jerk for posting that, not professional at all.

Anyway do what you do and drive on. Don't let the bed bugs bite.
Forum: Ride reports 12-09-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 744
Views: 81,450
Posted By 70East
Ahhh, you shouldn't have written in the sand. I'm...

Ahhh, you shouldn't have written in the sand. I'm getting your SPOT cords and reporting you to Greenpeace. Dare you mark up sand like that, done for now, that fine will be 500,000.00 pesos. LOL

...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-07-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 879
Posted By 70East
I was wondering that. For me I can use both tip...

I was wondering that. For me I can use both tip toes at a light or slip to one side.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-07-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,605
Posted By 70East
That was my primary option, until the TTs came...

That was my primary option, until the TTs came out. I may still do that, but it's the only bike I have right now.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-07-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,605
Posted By 70East
I agree with everything you said. My reason for...

I agree with everything you said. My reason for wanting one is sand and babyheads, both have thrown me. As for suspension I can only do with what little money I have right now. Waiting on the TT...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-07-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 879
Posted By 70East
5'10" with 30"inseam. I got the BMW comfort seat,...

5'10" with 30"inseam. I got the BMW comfort seat, but it was slightly higher, in the end the comfort seat is not comfortable, I went back to stock. Actually thinking of getting the Rally seat which...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-06-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,605
Posted By 70East
Could you explain that? I'm on the fence for one,...

Could you explain that? I'm on the fence for one, I was leaning towards the off-road, but would like to hear reasoning for the road. This is going to be my next big purchase. Thanks
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-06-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,605
Posted By 70East
Ain't that the cats meow. Is that the dirt...

Ain't that the cats meow. Is that the dirt version?
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-03-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,591
Posted By 70East
Are they the TT ones? Any new updates on the...

Are they the TT ones? Any new updates on the build?
Forum: Equipment 12-03-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 861
Posted By 70East
The Army issues silk long johns (calle them ninja...

The Army issues silk long johns (calle them ninja suits) and those suckers get toasty.
Forum: Equipment 12-03-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 861
Posted By 70East
Good catch, typing to fast. But I ordered...

Good catch, typing to fast.

But I ordered the black one, I just couldn't bring myself for a white one. At least black I can tell my mates its Tacticool. Also they are on sale.
Forum: Equipment 12-03-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 861
Posted By 70East
Thanks, I just bought one because of this thread....

Thanks, I just bought one because of this thread. Now I can feel like Errol Flynn.:D
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-02-2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,591
Posted By 70East
The carbon engine covers you have. Are they whole...

The carbon engine covers you have. Are they whole replacements or do they just stick on the existing ones?
Forum: Ride reports 12-02-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 55,836
Posted By 70East
Awesome ride, very jealous. That Rebecca looks...

Awesome ride, very jealous. That Rebecca looks like one tough cookie, I don't think I could get my daughters into it. How did the bike turn out?
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-25-2014, 10:28 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,005
Posted By 70East
In the field I use the side stand method. However...

In the field I use the side stand method. However I did buy a pair of these, http://www.motionpro.com/motorcycle/partno/08-0519/ But I haven't tried them yet.

When I have to pull a tire, I don't...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-25-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 929
Posted By 70East
I think most people who build them from pelican...

I think most people who build them from pelican cases get the suitcase ones. I myself like soft cases.
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-25-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 929
Posted By 70East
Pelican cases might be what you're looking for.

Pelican cases might be what you're looking for.
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-25-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 914
Posted By 70East
I pulled my battery last winter, nine months,...

I pulled my battery last winter, nine months, when I was overseas this past year. Put it back in, drove off like it was yesterday. I wouldn't think battery is problem. You check spark?
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-24-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,846
Posted By 70East
Thanks I don't know how I missed your tread.

Thanks I don't know how I missed your tread.
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-24-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,846
Posted By 70East
What all have you done so far to cut weight?...

What all have you done so far to cut weight? Seeing if I've missed anything on mine. Outside of drastic.
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-23-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,582
Posted By 70East
I'm running Fedora, I'll load up Ubuntu in the...

I'm running Fedora, I'll load up Ubuntu in the morning and see what I get.
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-23-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,582
Posted By 70East
Did happen to break the coil removing it, common...

Did happen to break the coil removing it, common problem. Pull the injectors and go get them tested.

Crazy but the exhaust isn't clogged, good air flow.
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-22-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,666
Posted By 70East
Man do what you want, don't worry about what...

Man do what you want, don't worry about what others say, it's a forum. A lot of cats in this sub has helped me a lot with questions and concerns.

I really love BMWs, but the majority of other BMW...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-22-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,582
Posted By 70East
I use my DVD with WINE on my Linux box.

I use my DVD with WINE on my Linux box.
Forum: Equipment 11-22-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 2,702
Views: 211,336
Posted By 70East
Looks like the regular VIRB has been...

Looks like the regular VIRB has been discontinued.

http://www.amazon.com/Garmin-Action-Camera-Discontinued-Manufacturer/dp/B00EOHUVV8/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1416705159&sr=8-1&keywords=Virb
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-21-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,886
Posted By 70East
Well if its supposed to be like the top picture...

Well if its supposed to be like the top picture may mean your missing two.
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-20-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,886
Posted By 70East
As cheap as those bolts are, maybe it will just...

As cheap as those bolts are, maybe it will just get beat into pieces. Joke

Magnet would be the first thing. Are they stainless?

Man that's just disheartening. Good luck finding it, maybe it...
Forum: Ride reports 11-20-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 1,601
Views: 361,921
Posted By 70East
Brother, maybe you need to forego the tent, sleep...

Brother, maybe you need to forego the tent, sleep on the ground and hide a little better at night. Just in case you gotta pop smoke. Who am I kidding.

Excellent story telling.
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-19-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,062
Posted By 70East
I wouldn't recommend the 800 as a bike to get...

I wouldn't recommend the 800 as a bike to get back into riding. I love mine, but sometimes the top heaviness gets the best of me, especially with torn ACLs and PCLs. 30" inseam, have to pay attention...
Forum: Equipment 11-14-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 2,702
Views: 211,336
Posted By 70East
Flipesoares Really good video. Liked the...

Flipesoares


Really good video. Liked the music as well.
Forum: Ride reports 11-11-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 1,601
Views: 361,921
Posted By 70East
Might as well and go ahead do it. Head...

Might as well and go ahead do it.


Head to South Africa!!
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