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Forum: Americas 07-07-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 373
Posted By sarkmych
secure parking in BOLA

Your thoughts on parking a truck sans moto in BOLA this winter during a Baja trip with some amigos and starting my planning here. Any info / intel would be greatly appreciated.
Forum: Ride reports 06-14-2012, 01:07 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 39,583
Posted By sarkmych
Another amazing ride report Ged. You should...

Another amazing ride report Ged. You should write a book or something....I'd buy it. As long as its got lotsa pictures.. I like picture books....
Forum: Canada 04-08-2011, 01:53 PM
Replies: 864
Views: 60,004
Posted By sarkmych
Send me a pm or something. I'd be interested...

Send me a pm or something. I'd be interested anytime. I'm pretty flexible with my schedule.
Forum: Ride reports 03-14-2011, 07:21 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 54,228
Posted By sarkmych
Awesome!!....just awesome!!:lurkOh, how I miss...

Awesome!!....just awesome!!:lurkOh, how I miss Mulege.....Las Casitas martgaritas that'll change your day, and the soothing sounds of.... Marvin....:lol3
Forum: Vendors 10-05-2010, 07:27 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,160
Posted By sarkmych
Are you measuring inside to inside? ...

Are you measuring inside to inside?



Yes inside to inside. on all measurements.
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Forum: Vendors 10-04-2010, 07:04 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,160
Posted By sarkmych
Dave: Ok, here it is. These are the...

Dave:
Ok, here it is. These are the measurements between the crash bars as you requested.

1) rear of the pan between the springs on the center stand: 9-1/4" across.
I thought this would be...
Forum: Vendors 10-04-2010, 12:39 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,160
Posted By sarkmych
Dave: As per your pm, I'll go home tonight...

Dave:
As per your pm, I'll go home tonight after work and give you more measurements based on how mine are mounted. I'll give you measurements from the rear of the oil pan to the fromt at the first...
Forum: Ride reports 09-09-2010, 12:03 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 22,887
Posted By sarkmych
Subscribed!!!

Subscribed!!!
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-31-2010, 12:06 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 11,049
Posted By sarkmych
Still formulating an opinion (its not looking...

Still formulating an opinion (its not looking very promising)..... I think it's a good video to watch if you've never changed a tire (although his chain tensioning and wheel centering left much to...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-31-2010, 11:36 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,949
Posted By sarkmych
Very first thing I noticed was the issue of...

Very first thing I noticed was the issue of wearing my Tech 8's with the stock rubber footpegs and the shifter not meshing well. I simply rotated the shifter up a couple notches which worked just...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-31-2010, 11:30 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,570
Posted By sarkmych
I wonder how fast you'd have to be going "over...

I wonder how fast you'd have to be going "over the speed limit" where these brakes were incapable??? of stopping or slowing in time to make a turn. I love mine. I've used them with ABS on highways...
Forum: Vendors 08-31-2010, 11:17 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,160
Posted By sarkmych
Had to happen eh Dave?? Don't worry, I'll stick...

Had to happen eh Dave?? Don't worry, I'll stick with the MODs!! Let me know when its ready. I'll be in Vernon Sept 15 to 22nd for some ridin.
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-30-2010, 11:07 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,679
Posted By sarkmych
Not much else to do up here in the Great White...

Not much else to do up here in the Great White North except drink, &%#!(*, and get all dirty ridin'.
Forum: Canada 08-26-2010, 12:01 PM
Replies: 864
Views: 60,004
Posted By sarkmych
You still planning the disassemble tonight? Might...

You still planning the disassemble tonight? Might be the last nice evening for a ride for awhile. Maybe I'll stop by and lighten the fridge a bit.
Forum: Vendors 08-26-2010, 11:11 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,160
Posted By sarkmych
One of the first things I wanted to pay attention...

One of the first things I wanted to pay attention to was the exhaust protection. The pipes look very vulnerable to damage so I covered them up quickly. See the photo I uploaded to this thread earlier...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-26-2010, 11:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,199
Posted By sarkmych
Ya. I saw the other thread you started and...

Ya. I saw the other thread you started and replied. Glad to finally meet you at the GS Challenge. I'll be in Vernon again the weekend of the 18th for some more dirt eatin'.
Forum: Vendors 08-26-2010, 10:50 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,160
Posted By sarkmych
Hey Dave, Here's a pic of how I have my...

Hey Dave,
Here's a pic of how I have my exhaust header pipes protected. Combine that with the crash bars and the addition of your newly MODded (pun) skid plate (hopefully soon) and I'm...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-25-2010, 02:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,348
Posted By sarkmych
I purchased thw Wunderlich one first but found it...

I purchased thw Wunderlich one first but found it very flimsy so I returned it and bought a TT one. Very good quality and easy to install.
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-25-2010, 01:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,199
Posted By sarkmych
Speaking of bash plates....any word on my deviant...

Speaking of bash plates....any word on my deviant plate?
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-19-2010, 12:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,292
Posted By sarkmych
My sentiments exactly as earlier stated. I don't...

My sentiments exactly as earlier stated. I don't believe that a sudden non-start situation would arise from either dirty spark plugs, plugged injectors, etc.
I guess its possible that some moisture...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-19-2010, 11:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,292
Posted By sarkmych
Here's a pic or 2 of the plugs after removal. As...

Here's a pic or 2 of the plugs after removal. As you can see they don't look fouled or anything. Just a little oxidization from what I can tell. Like I said, I checked that the injectors were working...
Forum: Canada 08-19-2010, 11:05 AM
Replies: 864
Views: 60,004
Posted By sarkmych
Keep me in the loop too. I would like to make a...

Keep me in the loop too. I would like to make a trip out there as well sometime.
Forum: Canada 08-19-2010, 09:37 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,076
Posted By sarkmych
I had a very good time. Made some new friends....

I had a very good time. Made some new friends. Looking forward to next year's version.
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-19-2010, 07:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,292
Posted By sarkmych
Well, I'm very pleased to say that I found the...

Well, I'm very pleased to say that I found the root of the problem and all is well now. Bike is up and runnnnnnning again like a charm. Spark plugs got a good buffing to a shiny finish and the bike...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-18-2010, 08:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,292
Posted By sarkmych
Well last night, I checked the fuel pump and the...

Well last night, I checked the fuel pump and the injectors. The injectors are squirting into the throttle bodies normally. Working my way back I guess. If there's spark then I'm going to drain the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-17-2010, 02:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,292
Posted By sarkmych
It just doesn't make sense that BOTH injectors...

It just doesn't make sense that BOTH injectors would fail at the same time. Wouldn't that problem be noticeable over a period of time until it finally fails? I need more info..... looking at the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-17-2010, 10:54 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,679
Posted By sarkmych
I'll show you what dirty...

I'll show you what dirty is......http://sarkmych.smugmug.com/Other/GS-Challenge-2010/GS-Challenge-2010-032/973058245_qdStF-M.jpg...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-17-2010, 10:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,292
Posted By sarkmych
09 F800GS won't start

So here I was at the GS Challenge in Rocky Mountain House. Had a great weekend, met some cool people, exchanged some phone numbers etc, etc. Rode Sunday morning to and from the GS Challenge site (The...
Forum: Canada 08-17-2010, 10:01 AM
Replies: 864
Views: 60,004
Posted By sarkmych
It's a 40's vintage, 1947 Harley Davidson...

It's a 40's vintage, 1947 Harley Davidson Panhead. 1000cc's I think. He used to ride with his other deaf friends all over the country and the USA as well. I like to think of him as one of the...
Forum: Canada 08-17-2010, 09:13 AM
Replies: 864
Views: 60,004
Posted By sarkmych
Oh and riding with your Dad? Lucky guy. I...

Oh and riding with your Dad? Lucky guy. I wish.[/quote]

My Dad rides with me quite often.......http://sarkmych.smugmug.com/Other/Dads-bike/DSC01477/972994788_MwWn9-M.jpg...
Forum: Canada 08-09-2010, 08:05 AM
Replies: 864
Views: 60,004
Posted By sarkmych
Folkfest weekend or riding??? Hmmmmm......Kids...

Folkfest weekend or riding??? Hmmmmm......Kids said Folkfest...damn..damn...damn. Maybe next time.
Forum: Ride reports 08-06-2010, 02:45 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 44,723
Posted By sarkmych
Looking forward to more. Looks like a great RR in...

Looking forward to more. Looks like a great RR in the making. :lurk
Forum: Canada 07-28-2010, 09:37 AM
Replies: 864
Views: 60,004
Posted By sarkmych
Rob, let me know the next time you guys go out in...

Rob, let me know the next time you guys go out in town like that. My knobbies are looking for a good break in. Have fun in crowsnest, I'd join in if I could.
Forum: Canada 07-21-2010, 09:22 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,400
Posted By sarkmych
One of my favorites. The Be Goos Tanyas.... ...

One of my favorites. The Be Goos Tanyas....



http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gd1Ie370rHk
Forum: Canada 07-21-2010, 09:14 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,076
Posted By sarkmych
I'm in. See you all there. Sounds like it'll be a...

I'm in. See you all there. Sounds like it'll be a blast. PM me if you want to go for a ride beforehand.
Forum: Canada 07-21-2010, 08:24 AM
Replies: 864
Views: 60,004
Posted By sarkmych
Again, thanks for the help with that tire. Nice...

Again, thanks for the help with that tire. Nice to meet all you guys.
Forum: Canada 07-09-2010, 08:48 AM
Replies: 864
Views: 60,004
Posted By sarkmych
No, I did manage to drop the bike a couple times...

No, I did manage to drop the bike a couple times but only minor cosmetic scuffing on the handguard end. The bike ran like a champ!!
Forum: Canada 07-07-2010, 02:19 PM
Replies: 864
Views: 60,004
Posted By sarkmych
Congrats on the new arrival. Hope all is well. ...

Congrats on the new arrival. Hope all is well.

Likely any mechanical adventures outside of a tire tube or dead battery would have meant a trip to the nearest BMW dealer.
2550kms in 5 days. ...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-07-2010, 11:27 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,293
Posted By sarkmych
Mine has functioned as indicated in the owners...

Mine has functioned as indicated in the owners manual. When I fill it up, the miles to next fill reads >200kms. As I ride once my tank gets down to where the remaining kms to fill is below 200kms, it...
Forum: Canada 07-07-2010, 10:45 AM
Replies: 864
Views: 60,004
Posted By sarkmych
I didn't feel as if this short of a ride, with no...

I didn't feel as if this short of a ride, with no issues or problems to deal with was worthy of an actual formal ride report.
I'm back now and looking for the "next ride".
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