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Forum: Parallel Universe 10-07-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 950
Posted By Dewtwo
I've got a Seat Concepts on my 800GS. I'm 5'10"....

I've got a Seat Concepts on my 800GS. I'm 5'10". This is the third different brand bike I've used Seat Concepts. Very Pleased!!!:rofl
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-02-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,177
Posted By Dewtwo
I'm sure the lowering, and progressive properties...

I'm sure the lowering, and progressive properties of the 35mm kit springs are going to be great improvements to the 800GS.
But, I have one last concern to address, please chime in with your opinion...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-29-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,177
Posted By Dewtwo
I really like my Seat Concepts seat. Slightly...

I really like my Seat Concepts seat. Slightly lower than stock, but nicer position, and more comfort. I'm stayin with that!
I just want/need to be 35mm closer to the ground.
I sure would like to...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-28-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,177
Posted By Dewtwo
Be a hero and get that 35mm kit, give it a whirl,...

Be a hero and get that 35mm kit, give it a whirl, and write a detailed review for us riders on the fence about making the jump please!
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-14-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 894
Views: 73,603
Posted By Dewtwo
Tough Ride, Tough Clutch!

My Rekluse is working great in my 800GS!

My good friend's son, (Tom) who owns a BMW/KTM dealership,
and 5 others set out on a 3 week, all off road adventure covering the four corners of...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-08-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 16,158
Posted By Dewtwo
I've had my Rekluse for a couple of weeks. ...

I've had my Rekluse for a couple of weeks.
But, too much going on to install it til today!
All went fine and according to instructions. Easy as pie!
Adjusted easy, broke it in, works...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-08-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 688
Posted By Dewtwo
Mine is doing good for me, but I don't think I'm...

Mine is doing good for me, but I don't think I'm hitting the same stuff that joker is!
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-18-2014, 05:10 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 16,158
Posted By Dewtwo
Ordered!!!

Ordered mine from friend, Tom Montgomery at Eurosport in Asheville, NC, on the 14th.

CAN'T WAIT !!!!!!!!!!
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-27-2014, 11:27 PM
Replies: 894
Views: 73,603
Posted By Dewtwo
Wow!!!!

I'm Surprised!!!...
I have been following this since the beginning because of interest in a Rekluse clutch for my 800.....
I thought it was cool Rekluse, and Erling allowed us along for the R & D...
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 11,462
Views: 545,173
Posted By Dewtwo
No!!!

I REGRET SELLING MY WR250R!!!!
It was the least powerful bike I've had since the Hodaka (71), 25 or so bikes ago.
The WRR is one versatile motorcycle!... Loved it....
Sold a E690 to get it....glad...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-09-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,221
Posted By Dewtwo
I bought shorties from ebay for my 800GS. What...

I bought shorties from ebay for my 800GS.
What is wierd is I have used shorties, or cut the levers on every bike I've had for the last 25 yrs,
except I don't like them short on my BMW, or...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-08-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,903
Posted By Dewtwo
I'm happy with my Calsci. Had one on my...

I'm happy with my Calsci. Had one on my Multistrada as well.
But, it's like Capt says, it is personal.
I've had windscreens I thought were poor designs, others liked!!!!!
I can tell you for sure,...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 06-06-2014, 02:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 367
Posted By Dewtwo
That's the one I am looking for, Thank You !!!!

That's the one I am looking for, Thank You !!!!
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 06-05-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 367
Posted By Dewtwo
Win gdb

This is a little off course, but can someone steer me to a good source for a Win gdb converter. I use it to convert routes to tracks on my computer before transfer to my Garmin 60CSx.
My old laptop...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-03-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,652
Posted By Dewtwo
Hey Murph I sort of went the other way. ...

Hey Murph
I sort of went the other way.
Traded my 12 Multistrada for a 13 800 GS last Sept....

F.W.I.W. I've got over 40yrs, and 30 bikes riding under my belt

P.S. I just sold my WR250R that...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-02-2014, 01:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 931
Posted By Dewtwo
Speaking of Tricks

That silly setting on my multi-readout that displays "average speed" is usless to me.
But, turns out, its accurate!!!!.....(speedometer is not, naturally)
This would indicate that this silly little...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-08-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,194
Posted By Dewtwo
I can't wait!..

I can't wait!..
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-26-2014, 04:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,411
Posted By Dewtwo
Good luck MotoRod! My grips, since new, are an...

Good luck MotoRod!
My grips, since new, are an intermittent thing. That canbus system really makes me mad.
Sometimes they reboot, sometimes they don't.
Dealer actually told me the colder it is,...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-22-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,331
Posted By Dewtwo
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-22-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,331
Posted By Dewtwo
Sorry if I missed this, but about how much...

Sorry if I missed this, but about how much lighter is that MIVV than the stock can?
It sure looks great!

Thanks Dave
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-21-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,409
Posted By Dewtwo
Soapbox Time!

Sorry I can't stay quiet any longer!
I've spent thousands of dollars over the last 20 yrs. on suspension upgrades on many dirt, and dualsport bikes.

Our/My 2013 800GS has fair suspension at best...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-20-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,016
Posted By Dewtwo
Before we let you'r assumption of my intent make...

Before we let you'r assumption of my intent make you look like an ass!
I was going to invite the op to a phone conversation.
I'm sure much of what I will have to share will revolve around HIS needs...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-20-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 10,029
Posted By Dewtwo
OK, OK I think I was asking too much of a tire...

OK, OK I think I was asking too much of a tire that's a slick down the middle!... Wish the 150 was like the 130!!!..
I come from a dirt bike backround (42yrs), and my big bike D/S tire of choice has...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-20-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,016
Posted By Dewtwo
I traded my 2012 Multistrada after 5,500 miles,...

I traded my 2012 Multistrada after 5,500 miles, for a 2013 800GS last Sept. because I wanted more offroad worthy.
I have a lot of insite and comparisons to share if you would like to PM me.
It is a...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-26-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,872
Posted By Dewtwo
OH, I forgot, If you'll be on road 95%, you'll be...

OH, I forgot, If you'll be on road 95%, you'll be much happier with a smaller front wheel, than the 21" that's on the GS, or KTM.
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-26-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,872
Posted By Dewtwo
Yes the Multistrada kicks ass. I traded my...

Yes the Multistrada kicks ass.
I traded my 2012 Multi after 5500 miles for a new 2013 F800GS, cause I need more dirt worthy than the Duc.
But, if you are going to do 95-5%, and the off-road isn't...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-25-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 10,029
Posted By Dewtwo
I first saw K60's on a friends 800 just before...

I first saw K60's on a friends 800 just before purchasing my 800. I thought they might be a decent D/S tire. So, I had dealer mount them at purchase.
Well, 2,500 miles later, and I can tell you, I...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-28-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,301
Posted By Dewtwo
Damn grips are really pissing me...

Damn grips are really pissing me off!....intermittent issues even with battery fresh off tender, on 5 mo. old bike!!!!!!
The two coldest rides I've taken, New Years Day, and today.
Nearly ruined...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-08-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 1,708
Views: 306,210
Posted By Dewtwo
I too, let out 5-6 lbs. when off roading my K60's...

I too, let out 5-6 lbs. when off roading my K60's
Helps a great deal.
I always have my little compresser with me.

Please don't start about bending my rims,
I do not slam this pig 800 around...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-07-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,196
Posted By Dewtwo
Seems like the answer may be, that the enviroment...

Seems like the answer may be, that the enviroment where the forks are assembled may not be so clean.
I've had crap get in my dirt bikes fork seals for ever and cause leaking.
I clean out the crap...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-07-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 1,708
Views: 306,210
Posted By Dewtwo
My thoughts exactly. Do not stop in gravel...

My thoughts exactly.
Do not stop in gravel with your 17".
You my not get moving again!
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-31-2013, 03:49 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,872
Posted By Dewtwo
Thanks for the work jengel! Came yesterday,...

Thanks for the work jengel!
Came yesterday, mounted today, took ride...Wonderful!
Dave
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-29-2013, 02:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,858
Posted By Dewtwo
oil,oil,oil,oil,oil, more oil!!!!!

AS WITH ALL OTHER BIKES in the last several years,....

I did 600 mile change with Rotella T mineral oil. (at 520)
After a couple thousand miles I'll change to Rotella T6
full synthetic .... (in...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-27-2013, 06:18 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,326
Posted By Dewtwo
switches

I have a "13" 800GS with 1700 miles. The heated grips are a sometimes thing from new.
Have not been back to dealer yet because of distance.
Cycling ignition does seem to sometimes ignite the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2013, 08:03 PM
Replies: 11,462
Views: 545,173
Posted By Dewtwo
I like mine

I've had my WR250R LONGER than I had my Yamaha 250 MX & YZ490, Husky 400 & 450, Honda 250MX, XL500 & XR600, Berg 501, ATK 605, KTM 250, 300, 400 & 690.
Oh, and the street bikes .....Didn't hang on...
Forum: Vendors 11-26-2013, 04:17 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 15,337
Posted By Dewtwo
Can't find out anything fitment difference!

Can't find out anything fitment difference!
Forum: Vendors 11-25-2013, 07:27 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 15,337
Posted By Dewtwo
Rear Shock

Well, glad you asked!!!!!

My 2 month old "13" 800GS has the worst rear end manners on the course gravel roads that I ride of any bike I've owned. Downright Scary!!!
If I get it right for that,...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-25-2013, 05:07 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,188
Posted By Dewtwo
You guys crack me up!!!!!!!!!!!:rofl:rofl :rofl

You guys crack me up!!!!!!!!!!!:rofl:rofl :rofl
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-17-2013, 06:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,763
Posted By Dewtwo
I have BarkBusters and CalSci Med. screen on a...

I have BarkBusters and CalSci Med. screen on a "13" 8GS.
Very close, but CLEARS! :D
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-17-2013, 12:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,815
Posted By Dewtwo
Snowy, the trellis frame design really limits...

Snowy, the trellis frame design really limits turning radius more than any bike I've ridin. It pissed me off on many occasions.
I truly wonder how that design ever got out their doors!!!!!!!!

I...
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