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Forum: Parallel Universe 09-01-2013, 06:51 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,079
Posted By Grits&Gravy
Yeah, after seeing that I wouldn't buy one...

Yeah, after seeing that I wouldn't buy one either. I think I'm gonna sell mine now.:bert
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-31-2013, 02:02 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,079
Posted By Grits&Gravy
I have 2011 with 12,xxx miles and have not had...

I have 2011 with 12,xxx miles and have not had any problems. Whiners complain about things and there is always someone that will ruin it for everybody else. Make up your own mind and make your own...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-14-2013, 07:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 613
Posted By Grits&Gravy
Can be? It will be!!! :D I totaled my jesse...

Can be? It will be!!! :D I totaled my jesse luggage on Memorial Day weekend because of the mud and me taking a bad line. Good thing I had a Ural following me...... We actually found a use for that...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-14-2013, 05:41 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,973
Posted By Grits&Gravy
That is a sweet setup. I think I will order one...

That is a sweet setup. I think I will order one too. Thanks for letting us know it's available. I had them seal my factory rear about a year ago and it works great.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-14-2013, 05:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 613
Posted By Grits&Gravy
The ride is a big loop and should be a point to...

The ride is a big loop and should be a point to point and carry your own gear. The southern section near Sandhill has a lot of sand, other than that, it's typical gravel, dirt, and sandy patch roads.
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-11-2013, 11:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,023
Posted By Grits&Gravy
Fred, You forgot the first few words at the...

Fred, You forgot the first few words at the beginning of the sentence you are quoting. I wasn't trying to quote facts, rather, just making a point.



My thoughts exactly!
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-10-2013, 07:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,267
Posted By Grits&Gravy
I would recommend the Cee Baileys headlight...

I would recommend the Cee Baileys headlight guard. I like mine very much. Very economical, low profile, removable, and no brackets needed.....
http://www.ceebaileys.com/bmw/index_hdlight.html
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-10-2013, 05:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,267
Posted By Grits&Gravy
+1

+1
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-07-2013, 07:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,023
Posted By Grits&Gravy
The TT has been a major improvement. I had the...

The TT has been a major improvement. I had the front upgraded as well. Night and day difference from stock. As far as I'm concerned it has been the best improvement I've made to the bike along...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-07-2013, 06:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,023
Posted By Grits&Gravy
The 2013 design is same as previous years, not...

The 2013 design is same as previous years, not sure about 2014, but most likely it is the same too. In perspective, there has probably only been 1% or less of the total number of bikes sold that has...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-26-2013, 03:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,172
Posted By Grits&Gravy
I had the same sort of problem on my front with...

I had the same sort of problem on my front with the Anakee II
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-23-2013, 10:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 589
Posted By Grits&Gravy
I bought mine from Baton Rouge, formerly...

I bought mine from Baton Rouge, formerly Herbert's BMW. They were in the transition stages of ownership when I purchased. The new owner and staff were great other than the useless salesman that I...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 07-23-2013, 10:19 AM
Replies: 954
Views: 58,505
Posted By Grits&Gravy
He's talking about Beaumont, MS :D

He's talking about Beaumont, MS :D
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-20-2013, 05:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,062
Posted By Grits&Gravy
It's awesome that you live in such a beautiful...

It's awesome that you live in such a beautiful area and that you can share the adventure with your father. BTW.... Your camera skills are very much appreciated.
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-14-2013, 01:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,210
Posted By Grits&Gravy
Awesome ride and report. I lived in San Diego...

Awesome ride and report. I lived in San Diego for a few years and I always wanted to go to Bodie, but every time I ever had a chance the roads were closed due to snow. I worked with a guy that had...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-14-2013, 07:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 772
Posted By Grits&Gravy
That triple looks nice. May I ask why you wanted...

That triple looks nice. May I ask why you wanted to switch it out, or what the benefits of changing it are?

Can you please share more details about your brake lines such as manufacturer, part...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-14-2013, 07:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,102
Posted By Grits&Gravy
I HAD Jesse's until I hit some mud and the front...

I HAD Jesse's until I hit some mud and the front washed out. When the bike went down my left side sheared off and was totally mutilated. Fortunately I had a friend following me with a Ural and I...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 07-14-2013, 06:52 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 11,522
Posted By Grits&Gravy
I took backroads with very minimal hwy zigging...

I took backroads with very minimal hwy zigging and zagging my way down. There wasn't any traffic at all for me.

I usually spend a little time mapping a route before I go riding anywhere and if...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 07-13-2013, 07:55 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 11,522
Posted By Grits&Gravy
I left Katy at 6:30 this morning and went back to...

I left Katy at 6:30 this morning and went back to Bob's Taco's in Rosenberg for breakfast again. Must be a reason for that..... Anyhow, the other weekend I was headed for Galveston, but changed...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-12-2013, 11:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 641
Posted By Grits&Gravy
Some people just go to one rotor without changing...

Some people just go to one rotor without changing anything, but it is my understanding that you should also switch to the F650GS master cylinder, which is designed for a single rotor. Something to...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-30-2013, 05:27 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 11,522
Posted By Grits&Gravy
Just google Newgulf sulphur mine or Newgulf, TX...

Just google Newgulf sulphur mine or Newgulf, TX you will find plenty....

It is private property, but the guy that was working at the power generation plant saw me and came over and spoke for a few...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-29-2013, 04:01 PM
Replies: 3,873
Views: 903,665
Posted By Grits&Gravy
Newgulf, TX sulphur mining facility

http://i947.photobucket.com/albums/ad318/grneggz/R1200RT/DSC_0296_zps4604b10c.jpg (http://s947.photobucket.com/user/grneggz/media/R1200RT/DSC_0296_zps4604b10c.jpg.html)
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-29-2013, 09:27 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 11,522
Posted By Grits&Gravy
Newgulf

Took a ride this morning.... Left the house around 6:30am and went to Bob's Tacos in Rosenberg :dg From here I went to Newgulf and took some pics of the old smoke stacks where the Boling sulphur...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-25-2013, 06:54 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,581
Posted By Grits&Gravy
We can make it happen.

We can make it happen.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-24-2013, 07:12 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,581
Posted By Grits&Gravy
F800GS out of Katy. I head out your way and to...

F800GS out of Katy. I head out your way and to the South and East of Schulenburg most of the time. PM sent
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-24-2013, 05:08 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,581
Posted By Grits&Gravy
Just reviving an old thread.... I've crossed...

Just reviving an old thread....

I've crossed the piano bridge at Dubina a few times, but this past weekend I made a loop exploring some new roads and found the piano bridge's rusty twin. If you...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-17-2013, 12:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,639
Posted By Grits&Gravy
I had a set on my F800 and recently removed them...

I had a set on my F800 and recently removed them a few months back. On Memorial Day weekend I took a spill on a muddy gravel road and from the mud on the forks I think the light and bracket would...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-13-2013, 03:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 328
Posted By Grits&Gravy
+1 on Bluebell Tour +1 on Salt Lick (if you...

+1 on Bluebell Tour
+1 on Salt Lick (if you want to drink beer it's BYOB)
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-04-2013, 07:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,247
Posted By Grits&Gravy
Install a power commander V with the map for...

Install a power commander V with the map for stock pipe if you still have stock pipe and it will smooth it all out.

BMW has to build a bike that they can sell all over the world, will function at...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-13-2013, 05:21 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 54,213
Posted By Grits&Gravy
So, rotational pattern of the front is opposite...

So, rotational pattern of the front is opposite of the rear?
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-10-2013, 10:09 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,941
Posted By Grits&Gravy
Most, if not all, aftermarket custom shocks are...

Most, if not all, aftermarket custom shocks are set up per your specs and criteria



They offer the different classes to compete with the other manufacturers and to cater to the type of riding...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-09-2013, 10:34 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,941
Posted By Grits&Gravy
Touratech and Ohlins are apples and oranges. They...

Touratech and Ohlins are apples and oranges. They even sell Ohlins just in case you don't want to pay for their line of shocks :deal




I couldn't agree with you more. Touratech has taken...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-25-2013, 06:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,995
Posted By Grits&Gravy
No, I got the Explore HP, which is the middle of...

No, I got the Explore HP, which is the middle of their lineup.

Konflict done the Shiver Conversion conversion for me.
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=603554
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-25-2013, 06:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,995
Posted By Grits&Gravy
Today I had enough time and went ahead and...

Today I had enough time and went ahead and installed the rear shock. Fortunately my rear upper shock bolt was NOT bent, but I did incorporate Indy's kit into the Touratech shock and installed the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-25-2013, 06:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 537
Posted By Grits&Gravy
I would suggest taking a look at the Giant Loop...

I would suggest taking a look at the Giant Loop products too.
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-23-2013, 07:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,995
Posted By Grits&Gravy
Yes, the RT even got to see a few dirt roads :D

Yes, the RT even got to see a few dirt roads :D
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-23-2013, 07:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,995
Posted By Grits&Gravy
Got home today and the front forks were waiting...

Got home today and the front forks were waiting on me. Alex, at Konflict, done an excellent job. Well, first things first, I had to grab a cold one before heading to the garage. Now that we have...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-22-2013, 05:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 616
Posted By Grits&Gravy
It depends on which GPS you have. If you have a...

It depends on which GPS you have. If you have a Zumo 660 or 665, there is no issue with using the factory plug for a power source via canbus, but if you have a GPS or Garmin Zumo that has an...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-22-2013, 03:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,995
Posted By Grits&Gravy
The rear Touratech shock arrived today and the...

The rear Touratech shock arrived today and the front forks will be here tomorrow. I sent the front forks in a little bit premature of my actual build date that Alex put on the calendar because I...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-14-2013, 02:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 640
Posted By Grits&Gravy
I'll have my forks back this week. They've been...

I'll have my forks back this week. They've been Shiver'ed :evil



I've never ran a bike with a damper, but I've heard nothing but good things about them and I'm looking fwd to getting familiar...
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