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Forum: Parallel Universe 10-10-2010, 05:06 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 16,739
Posted By David_S
Been running with this seat now for a couple of...

Been running with this seat now for a couple of months and I'm happy with it. I haven't taken any trip so its just been my daily commute of 70 miles but it is much better than the stock seat....
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-10-2010, 05:03 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 9,834
Posted By David_S
Question Maier Rear Splash Gaurd anyone??

It seems another company has come out with a rear mud guard that is much more affordable than the mudsling. Nothing against the folks at mudsling but regardless of the R&D I just couldn't stomach the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-24-2010, 04:00 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 16,739
Posted By David_S
I just looked at bike bandit and couldn't find it...

I just looked at bike bandit and couldn't find it listed. I searched for the PN and it came up but it is the same price as the dealer even when added to the cart so I'm not sure of the advantage of...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-10-2010, 06:10 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 16,739
Posted By David_S
Dammit. I oredered mine from max for $459 shipped...

Dammit. I oredered mine from max for $459 shipped :doh
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-09-2010, 11:51 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 16,739
Posted By David_S
Well I broke down and ordered the dual comfort...

Well I broke down and ordered the dual comfort seat today. I'll post back with a ride report once I've had some time on it.
Forum: Equipment 06-25-2010, 04:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,230
Posted By David_S
I don't know why I didn't think of an mp3 player...

I don't know why I didn't think of an mp3 player with FM :huh I ordered a 2gb sansa clip for $32.00 shipped. If it works out I'll probably use it for mp3s as well. I have the zumo loaded up with...
Forum: Equipment 06-23-2010, 04:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,230
Posted By David_S
portable ? FM radio possibilities (F800GS)

I would like an FM radio so I can listen to local programming during my daily commute. I googled a bit but didn't come up with anything. Does anyone know of a unit that I could run on the bike. I...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-23-2010, 03:56 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 16,739
Posted By David_S
Thanks! not a bunch of people with them it seems...

Thanks! not a bunch of people with them it seems but no one with a negative comment which is a good sign.
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-22-2010, 05:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,322
Posted By David_S
http://ep.yimg.com/ca/I/sports-imports_2111_164394...

http://ep.yimg.com/ca/I/sports-imports_2111_16439409 :thumb :thumb
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-22-2010, 04:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 936
Posted By David_S
Looks like it's from the top of the tube itself ...

Looks like it's from the top of the tube itself

http://davidsprague.zenfolio.com/img/s8/v9/p1042598964-5.jpg
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-22-2010, 04:11 AM
Replies: 523
Views: 80,778
Posted By David_S
I seriously doubt that all dealers are going to...

I seriously doubt that all dealers are going to be willing to install a customer provided chain. This is a safety recall and they are going to complete paper work stating it was performed using bmw...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-22-2010, 03:43 AM
Replies: 1,708
Views: 324,503
Posted By David_S
It is a little large. I bought one when they...

It is a little large. I bought one when they first came out ($189 then) and sold it because it was too large for my taste.
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-21-2010, 07:06 PM
Replies: 1,708
Views: 324,503
Posted By David_S
Thanks, I'm looking at the rainier and explorer...

Thanks, I'm looking at the rainier and explorer light. decisions decisions.
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-21-2010, 06:33 PM
Replies: 1,708
Views: 324,503
Posted By David_S
OT but which Wolfman TB is that? Thanks

OT but which Wolfman TB is that? Thanks
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-21-2010, 03:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 963
Posted By David_S
I have a 450 and mounted it in the center of the...

I have a 450 and mounted it in the center of the handle bars with the ball facing forward so it is nice and low since I'm running a 650 screen for summer (low). It blocks the tach a bit but I don't...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-18-2010, 07:27 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 16,739
Posted By David_S
Thanks for the replies. I'd really like to sit on...

Thanks for the replies. I'd really like to sit on one before purchasing but that's probably not going to hapen. I tried the Sargent touring seat when it first came out but the location of the pocket...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-16-2010, 03:04 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 16,739
Posted By David_S
BMW Comfort seat anyone?

Anyone have one, if so whatcha think of it? Found plenty of info on the other options but not much on the comfort seat.
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-16-2010, 04:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,035
Posted By David_S
Might be worth while just loosing things up and...

Might be worth while just loosing things up and settling the front end in before re-torquing. If it didn't wobble before the rotors were replaced it shouldn't be anything bent. I think you just need...
Forum: Regional forums 06-07-2010, 06:22 PM
Replies: 1,039
Views: 69,730
Posted By David_S
Well shit came up at work as usual so I can't get...

Well shit came up at work as usual so I can't get off Friday but I paid for dinner so I'm just gonna spend Saturday wandering over that way, eat, drink?, camp and wander back home Sunday. Should be a...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-07-2010, 09:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,004
Posted By David_S
I like it but my eyes keep getting drawn to the...

I like it but my eyes keep getting drawn to the silver skid plate. Maybe some black rhino liner or rubberized undercoating so it blends in?
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-04-2010, 03:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,683
Posted By David_S
The new lock almost covers the remaining hole but...

The new lock almost covers the remaining hole but not quite. Probably about half of it is left exposed. My cases are black so I just used a dab of black rtv. I notice HT doesn't seal any of the rivet...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-01-2010, 04:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,683
Posted By David_S
If anyone wants to go this route I did order from...

If anyone wants to go this route I did order from HERE (http://www.wcfanshop.com/servlet/the-816/butterfly-latches%2C-wing-locks%2C/Detail). I have no affiliation etc. etc. I ordered Friday and the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-31-2010, 08:59 AM
Replies: 650
Views: 106,484
Posted By David_S
I just disconnected the line from the solenoid...

I just disconnected the line from the solenoid and stuck a screw in it. Did this over 1k miles ago with no negative impact. I left everything else alone so if I need to take it in for warranty I just...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-31-2010, 06:35 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 44,118
Posted By David_S
Thanks, makes sense now :thumb Gonna have to give...

Thanks, makes sense now :thumb Gonna have to give this a try.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-30-2010, 05:13 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 44,118
Posted By David_S
I'm confused :huh Wouldn't this mod make the...

I'm confused :huh Wouldn't this mod make the throttle even more sensitive since it make the drum larger so the cable is actually pulled farther with less turn of the throttle?
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-30-2010, 04:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,989
Posted By David_S
Yes it is the blue one that is supposed to work...

Yes it is the blue one that is supposed to work with the BMW hand guards. No workie.

The blue has nothing to do with it. The difference is the color of the bar end, silver for use with the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-28-2010, 04:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,683
Posted By David_S
Found some info HERE...

Found some info HERE (http://www.f650.com/phpbb3/viewtopic.php?f=9&t=222240) that give the part numbers. $9.50 each here...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-27-2010, 11:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,683
Posted By David_S
Hey Griz I sent him a PM just in case he's not...

Hey Griz I sent him a PM just in case he's not following this thread.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-27-2010, 04:10 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,431
Posted By David_S
Sounds like way too much work to adjust a chain....

Sounds like way too much work to adjust a chain. I think I'll just stick to the old method. Can't see my self going to that much trouble if I'm on a trip and need to adjust. Also I'm lazy and wrench...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-27-2010, 04:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,683
Posted By David_S
Can you share the info on the locking latches you...

Can you share the info on the locking latches you installed :ear
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-27-2010, 04:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,683
Posted By David_S
I just installed mine last week and it took about...

I just installed mine last week and it took about an hour. I ended up with two spacers left over that I have no idea where they are supposed to go, maybe for a 650 :cry The photos that were pretty...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-27-2010, 03:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,068
Posted By David_S
I'd do it the first time if I didn't already have...

I'd do it the first time if I didn't already have backups otherwise no unless they are really old or damaged. Tires are expensive enough as it is without adding to the cost buy replacing a perfectly...
Forum: Vendors 05-22-2010, 01:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,474
Posted By David_S
Let me tell you a story if you like to read about...

Let me tell you a story if you like to read about the good guys. Back in 2002 or thereabouts I bought my first BMW and went to my first rally. I was out riding and decided to peel off a layer. Laid...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-21-2010, 04:00 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,119
Posted By David_S
snip There is only one me, and I am responcible...

snip There is only one me, and I am responcible for run ability on all new and used bikes. Between fueling, exercising, airing tires, charging batteries, fluids and everything else, I have no time to...
Forum: Regional forums 05-18-2010, 05:53 PM
Replies: 1,039
Views: 69,730
Posted By David_S
Looks very nice to me. All new territory so I'll...

Looks very nice to me. All new territory so I'll probably come home that way also since roads always look different when traveled the opposite direction.

Thanks, :thumb

DS
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-18-2010, 07:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,168
Posted By David_S
Any idea of the life expectancy of the odyssey...

Any idea of the life expectancy of the odyssey versus stock? My stocker is going on 1.5 years old and while it hasn't given me any problems I'm thinking about installing and odyssey rather than...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-18-2010, 04:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,168
Posted By David_S
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-18-2010, 04:02 AM
Replies: 587
Views: 244,319
Posted By David_S
+2

+2
Forum: Regional forums 05-17-2010, 10:26 AM
Replies: 1,039
Views: 69,730
Posted By David_S
I really need to get on the road for a few days...

I really need to get on the road for a few days so put me down as a Yea. :clap Got Friday off from work so hopefully there will be a tent site available Friday afternoon. Anyone familiar with the...
Forum: Regional forums 05-16-2010, 02:58 PM
Replies: 1,039
Views: 69,730
Posted By David_S
I'm a maybe. Haven't been to a gathering in...

I'm a maybe. Haven't been to a gathering in several years since I quit riding for a while. Anyone other slow pokes out there gonna be site seeing on some not to technical dual sport roads + pavement...
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