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Forum: Parallel Universe 03-08-2014, 03:48 AM
Replies: 309
Views: 64,225
Posted By tex99999
So F800Gs's are for girls?

Think you're in the wrong forum????
No orange junk here...

Jon
Forum: Road warriors 03-11-2013, 05:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 436
Posted By tex99999
K1200GT tank bags and barback risers

Hi Guys,

I've recently acquired an 03 K1200GT and I'm looking for a great tank bag. I use a Wolfman on the GS and I'm looking for something of similar quality.
I'm also looking for some risers to...
Forum: Canada 10-05-2012, 11:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,519
Posted By tex99999
It was there on Saturday My insurance is full...

It was there on Saturday
My insurance is full year round - no other option.

Jon
Forum: Canada 10-03-2012, 09:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,519
Posted By tex99999
Shails it is!

Shails it is!
Forum: Canada 09-17-2012, 05:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,519
Posted By tex99999
Unfortunately that doesn't help me at the moment....

Unfortunately that doesn't help me at the moment.

Jon
Forum: Canada 09-16-2012, 06:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,519
Posted By tex99999
Burnaby Kawasaki

Except that they won't store a BMW......
So far I am 2 weeks away and still no where to store the bike.

I just don't get it, all that has to be done is park it. How difficult is that?

Jon
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-10-2012, 05:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 409
Posted By tex99999
Tires in San Diego

Anyone know where to get tires in San Diego?

A dealer quoted $425 for a pair of Anakee 2's - about $150 too much. NEVER going to full retail anywhere....

Jon
Forum: Canada 08-31-2012, 01:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,519
Posted By tex99999
Free Storage?

Never heard of free storage before, or free anything for that matter.
Tried John Valk - the service department read my email and didn't have the decency to reply. So far not impressed with any of...
Forum: Canada 08-29-2012, 01:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,519
Posted By tex99999
Thanks

Thanks for the info guys - seems like not too many inmates reading this part of the forum...

Jon
Forum: Canada 08-26-2012, 01:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,519
Posted By tex99999
John Valk

Thanks,

Tried Island BMW but they don't do it.
I give John Valk a shout

Jon
Forum: Canada 08-24-2012, 01:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,519
Posted By tex99999
Van

No One Else?

Jon
Forum: Canada 08-22-2012, 02:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,519
Posted By tex99999
Talking Storage in Vancouver/ Victoria

Can anyone please recommend a storage facility for my bagged F800 GS from October to April in Vancouver or Victoria?
My "round NA" ride has to end there for the winter due to work constraints...Damn...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-11-2012, 01:21 AM
Replies: 1,320
Views: 545,035
Posted By tex99999
I agree with Jim, When I picked up my screen...

I agree with Jim,
When I picked up my screen from Mark, he adjusted on more of an angle than it is right now (see picks on website). 3 hours later I dumped it in the sand at at a state park and had...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-12-2012, 05:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 782
Posted By tex99999
Pissed Nine Mile Road/Barnwell Mt N. of Gilmer Tx

I read in a forum about this wonderful 9 Mile Rd, north of Gilmer.
So I road up there only to find it's gated and they ask $30/day for usage. What a waste of gas/time.

For those interested - ...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-01-2012, 06:46 AM
Replies: 1,320
Views: 545,035
Posted By tex99999
No Buffeting

Unless you have a Madstad - 15000 km and still going strong.

:clap
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-17-2012, 08:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 848
Posted By tex99999
112 Views and there's no one else in East Texas,...

112 Views and there's no one else in East Texas, SW AR or NW LA that ride GS's.
I know you're out there - I've seen you....
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-14-2012, 11:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 848
Posted By tex99999
Pissed East Texas GS Riders

:fyyff
Hi Y'all,

With this crazy weather we should get together for some rides - show those HOG dudes that we're out there.
Send me an email at sailingthemed@hotmail.com - subject ETGS
I'll...
Forum: Equipment 11-12-2011, 12:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,962
Posted By tex99999
Thanks, That would have accounted for that...

Thanks,

That would have accounted for that instance, but is always slow refreshing. The only possible cause could be the maps on the SD card. My Zumo 550 was never this bad.
Also doesn't account...
Forum: Equipment 11-12-2011, 12:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,962
Posted By tex99999
Its a 2 month old warranty replacement for my...

Its a 2 month old warranty replacement for my trusty Zumo 550

Jon
Forum: Equipment 11-12-2011, 05:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,962
Posted By tex99999
Garmin Zumo 665 warning

Hi Folks,

I have recently acquired a Zumo 665.

These are the problems I am/have experienced:

Very slow refresh rate, told to turn AFTER passing an intersection in downtown Detroit:(
Forced...
Forum: Equipment 11-12-2011, 04:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,481
Posted By tex99999
My $30 sony's work well for me.... Jon

My $30 sony's work well for me....

Jon
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-19-2011, 06:56 AM
Replies: 24
Poll: panniers
Views: 2,289
Posted By tex99999
lol

lol
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-09-2011, 06:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,369
Posted By tex99999
14.5

I just ran it down to 10km (6mi) left and put in 14.5L
As GSD said the trip meter is a good indication but as I have ridden more and now faster I've gone from 350-360km to 300km.
I find a...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-08-2011, 11:05 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,369
Posted By tex99999
Fuel Capacity - 16L?

Anyone ever confirm the claimed 16L fuel capacity?
The most I have ever put in was 12.5 litres and the computer said I was on fumes. I am currently running it dry to see how much the capacity really...
Forum: Vendors 05-04-2011, 07:04 AM
Replies: 298
Views: 79,225
Posted By tex99999
Shoot yourself in the foot....

As long it's not pink, I'll buy it. I'd prefer to be warm and dry over fashionably correct....

Jon
Forum: Vendors 05-04-2011, 07:02 AM
Replies: 298
Views: 79,225
Posted By tex99999
4 seasons

This is what makes the Traverse (and upcoming Badlands) perfect. Not stuck with a crap liner that doesn't do anything, Or an outer shell that absorbs water. I ride the traverse suit from 95F to 26F....
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-24-2011, 07:48 PM
Replies: 7,681
Views: 2,511,549
Posted By tex99999
Kitchen Sink

Just to prove that you can take it all with you...

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5224/5651598159_6ac3e1f089_b.jpg
http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5021/5651576631_29c1f4451a_b.jpg...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-06-2011, 05:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,928
Posted By tex99999
Trax EVO

Ended up with Trax EVO luggage - 37/45.
I do listen....
http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5103/5652146302_eda576c625_b.jpg

jon
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-30-2011, 07:56 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 29,825
Posted By tex99999
Comfort seat

I'm 5'10" - inseam 32"
It is a little higher than stock but when the bike is loaded, it doesn't matter.

jon
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-30-2011, 04:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,928
Posted By tex99999
Width

Theres 3" more width with the larger case on the right side. The top cases rides half empty, giving space when stopped for helmet, jacket etc.

Jon

ps the benefit is that all Givi monokeys can...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-30-2011, 04:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,928
Posted By tex99999
Gl

When I go it's for several months a at a time, and several thousand km's. The sink needs to go along, and yes no Giant Sausages on my bike thanks.:rofl

Jon
ps the question was opinion on whether...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-29-2011, 07:01 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 29,825
Posted By tex99999
BMW Comfort Seat

No, but I bought the BMW comfort seat and I love it.....

Jon
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-29-2011, 05:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,928
Posted By tex99999
Opinions?

Well, yes, actually.
Money no object I would have TT's on Holan balanced racks, but availability has been limited.
2nd choice would be BMW on Holan racks.
Only other viable option for me is the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-29-2011, 04:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,928
Posted By tex99999
Opinions?

What, no opinions from this crowd?
I guess the "stay on topic" scared everyone away?:lol3

Jon
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-27-2011, 04:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,928
Posted By tex99999
Hey... how about your 2cents on the question, and...

Hey... how about your 2cents on the question, and no GL referrals:D
ps back in town easter.
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-27-2011, 01:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,928
Posted By tex99999
Givi Trekker Sizes - opinion poll

Hi Guys -

I'm getting Trekkers for my F800 and want opinions on whether to balance 33/46 (My preference for upcoming 2700 km (that'd be 1700 mi for the Yanks and POM's) commute home, and to have...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-01-2011, 07:11 AM
Replies: 1,320
Views: 545,035
Posted By tex99999
100 mph?!?

The problem is not your windshield, it's driving at what is probably 1 1/2 times the speed limit. They can be for touring but 100 MPH is not touring. Get a Hayabusa if you want to kill yourself.......
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-25-2011, 04:11 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 64,225
Posted By tex99999
7.5 weight oil

OK Inmates,

So many of you guys are using your GS's for heavy off road work and so many have used the 10 weight oil?
I ordered mine with the 7.5 (off road) weight oil, have I done something...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-07-2011, 08:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,289
Posted By tex99999
Fuel

yes, even upside down....if you have to

Jon
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-06-2011, 08:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,403
Posted By tex99999
F800 Riders

Better check them out at F800 Riders, apparently they are very close fit (3mm) and some have damaged their bikes just trying to install them. If they're that close chances are they'll hit the body...
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