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Forum: Parallel Universe 07-14-2011, 09:35 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,602
Posted By CoydogSF
Thanks for the response. Mine was closer to 5K...

Thanks for the response. Mine was closer to 5K miles although much of that was heavily loaded and on dirt, but they still replaced it under warranty. 16K still seems pretty low but a little more...
Forum: Latin America 04-08-2011, 01:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 440
Posted By CoydogSF
Drive it home? What fun would that be? It's not a...

Drive it home? What fun would that be? It's not a motorcycle ya know...

In the end, we found a 20' container from Panama to Oakland for $2000 and went for it. Woulda cost about that in gas, food...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-04-2011, 06:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,125
Posted By CoydogSF
My wife and I have done lots of 2up touring on an...

My wife and I have done lots of 2up touring on an F800GS: Dual-sport trips up the CA coast, the Colorado sections of the TAT and WRT and most recently, a 10 day loop from the south of France to the...
Forum: Latin America 03-31-2011, 08:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 440
Posted By CoydogSF
Share container Panama to US (California) April 2011

Hi All,

We're looking for someone to share a container from Panama (likely Panama City) to California (likely LA) anytime from the beginning of April through the first week in May. We're in the...
Forum: Ride reports 08-17-2010, 11:48 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 40,742
Posted By CoydogSF
Oh and BTW, there's some more recent discussion...

Oh and BTW, there's some more recent discussion on clutch problems on the "HELP!" thread I started while stranded near Moab.
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=492012&page=2
Forum: Ride reports 08-17-2010, 11:34 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 40,742
Posted By CoydogSF
Hey! Thanks for reading. I don't think any of us...

Hey! Thanks for reading. I don't think any of us would ride motorcycles if we didn't think the adventure was in the journey as much as the destination. I'll be sure to fwd your appreciation of the...
Forum: Ride reports 07-30-2010, 03:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,925
Posted By CoydogSF
Saturday, July 10, 2010 GPS Tracks: Nice,...

Saturday, July 10, 2010

GPS Tracks: Nice, Gorge du Verdon, Pyrenees, Vercours Massif and Route des Grande Alpes Loop (http://www.advodna.com/2010/07/france-gps-tracks.html)

After 10 days of...
Forum: Ride reports 07-30-2010, 03:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,925
Posted By CoydogSF
Saturday, July 10, 2010 Alps Passes: La...

Saturday, July 10, 2010

Alps Passes: La Bonnette (http://www.advodna.com/2010/07/alps-passes-la-bonnette.html)

Last day on the bike and it started out pretty interesting. No problem getting...
Forum: Ride reports 07-26-2010, 01:18 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,925
Posted By CoydogSF
Friday, July 9, 2010 Alps Passes: Col...

Friday, July 9, 2010

Alps Passes: Col d’Izoard (http://www.advodna.com/2010/07/alps-passes-col-dizoard-and-la-bonnette.html)

In Gap, we had to take a serious look at our route for our last...
Forum: Ride reports 07-24-2010, 12:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,925
Posted By CoydogSF
Thursday, July 8, 2010 Tournon-Sur-Rhone...

Thursday, July 8, 2010

Tournon-Sur-Rhone and Gap (http://www.advodna.com/2010/07/tournon-sur-rhone-and-gap.html)

At this point, our main goal was heading east to reach the Alps where we’d...
Forum: Ride reports 07-21-2010, 01:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,925
Posted By CoydogSF
Tuesday, July 6, 2010 Moissac to Massaic,...

Tuesday, July 6, 2010

Moissac to Massaic, across the Midi (http://www.advodna.com/2010/07/moissac-to-massaic-across-midi.html)

Leaving Cauterets and the Pyrenees, we got out the Lonely...
Forum: Ride reports 07-21-2010, 01:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,925
Posted By CoydogSF
Oh, and I'd like to apologize in advance for the...

Oh, and I'd like to apologize in advance for the Condom jokes in the next post...
Forum: Ride reports 07-21-2010, 12:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,925
Posted By CoydogSF
I bet. I try not to pull any punches but also to...

I bet. I try not to pull any punches but also to be fair when I'm writing this stuff. Rest assured, we're keenly aware of negative American stereotypes and do our best not to fit them and, with only...
Forum: Ride reports 07-20-2010, 08:38 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,925
Posted By CoydogSF
Sunday, July 4, 2010 Pyrenees Passes: Col...

Sunday, July 4, 2010

Pyrenees Passes: Col du Tourmalet and Col du Aspin (http://www.advodna.com/2010/07/pyrenees-passes-col-du-tourmalet-and.html)
...
Forum: Ride reports 07-20-2010, 08:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,925
Posted By CoydogSF
The Cevennes were a totally unexpected treat...

The Cevennes were a totally unexpected treat recommended by GiorgioXT on the thread at http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=593019. We really enjoyed the climb out of Florac and the high...
Forum: Ride reports 07-19-2010, 07:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,925
Posted By CoydogSF
Saturday, July 3, 2010 Avignon, Parc...

Saturday, July 3, 2010

Avignon, Parc National des Cévennes, and Millau to the Pyrenees (http://www.advodna.com/2010/07/avignon-parc-national-des-cevennes-and.html)

We stumbled out of the...
Forum: Ride reports 07-19-2010, 04:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,925
Posted By CoydogSF
GB, we're very lucky to be able to do it and know...

GB, we're very lucky to be able to do it and know it.

We love the F800GS 2up and the one we rented is the spitting image of ours back home that we've ridden up the CA coast and on sections of...
Forum: Ride reports 07-18-2010, 08:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,925
Posted By CoydogSF
Wednesday, June 30, 2010 Nice was Nice, the...

Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Nice was Nice, the Gorge was Gorgeous, and Aix marks the spot (http://www.advodna.com/2010/06/nice-was-nice-gorge-was-gorgeous-and.html)

There, now that I got all...
Forum: Ride reports 07-18-2010, 08:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,925
Posted By CoydogSF
July 2010: Nice, Pyrenees and Route des Grande Alpes Loop 2up on rented F800GS

Thursday, June 24, 2010

Leaving for France on Monday (http://www.advodna.com/2010/06/leaving-for-france-on-monday.html)

...
Forum: EMEA 06-24-2010, 11:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 705
Posted By CoydogSF
Great! This is just what I needed. Don't know...

Great! This is just what I needed. Don't know much about that area and the "Motorcycle Journeys through the Alps" book doesn't really seem to cover it much.

So the green routes on the Michelin...
Forum: EMEA 06-23-2010, 04:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 705
Posted By CoydogSF
Route advice - Nice loop via Pyrenees and Route Des Grande Alpes

Hey All,

My fiance and I leave pick up an F800GS in Nice on Wednesday and have 10 days to do a loop. I've done many of the northern alps passes (Stelvio, Furka, Grimsel, Susten, etc) and we'll...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-11-2010, 09:36 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,602
Posted By CoydogSF
As a follow up to my case, BMW of San Francisco...

As a follow up to my case, BMW of San Francisco replaced the clutch and springs under warranty indicating that even under some abuse, it should not have failed this early (I was at about 5500 miles...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-09-2010, 05:19 AM
Replies: 650
Views: 99,936
Posted By CoydogSF
Walt, They only replaced what they called...

Walt,

They only replaced what they called the "fuel pump electronics" before my trip and it had no effect on the problem. I stalled 20 times a day from CA to CO with no fault codes ever...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-31-2010, 04:28 PM
Replies: 650
Views: 99,936
Posted By CoydogSF
This has obviously become quite a long thread...

This has obviously become quite a long thread with a tons of info, theories and offshoots but just to clarify, this video is one I put together and posted earlier in this thread at...
Forum: Ride reports 04-27-2010, 11:06 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 40,742
Posted By CoydogSF
I have a confession to make. When I replied to...

I have a confession to make. When I replied to your first comment about what bike I was riding and told you that info was right there in the description and you responded "Thanks. I'm blind" my first...
Forum: Ride reports 02-09-2010, 08:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,774
Posted By CoydogSF
My girlfriend (well, fiance now, even after KTM...

My girlfriend (well, fiance now, even after KTM 990 and F800GS from SF to CO and back via the TAT (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=487054)!) says she actually prefers the F800GS seat to...
Forum: Ride reports 01-05-2010, 09:13 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 40,742
Posted By CoydogSF
Wedding was great. Made it home in the truck...

Wedding was great. Made it home in the truck about half a day earlier than we'd planned. 'Course I might not have wanted to do the 15 hours straight on the bike. And we may or may not have wanted to...
Forum: Ride reports 01-04-2010, 01:17 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 40,742
Posted By CoydogSF
New video

We finally went through SOME of the hours of video shot from Rubberneck's fairing-mounted camera and I couldn't resist putting together a video of my sand shennanigan's our first day on the Pony...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-21-2009, 06:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 844
Posted By CoydogSF
Center stand spin move

Whoa! That's a sweet center stand spin/pivot move at 1:18 in the first video. He rocks the bike onto one leg of the center stand and rotates it in place. Never seen that before. I would buy a whole...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-17-2009, 07:45 PM
Replies: 1,891
Views: 92,419
Posted By CoydogSF
In

Another semi-n00b IN for the 26th/27th/28th at Panamint. From post #1 it looks like there are some sites still left for bikes? If so, could you put me down for two tents and two bikes (working on...
Forum: Ride reports 08-27-2009, 11:15 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 40,742
Posted By CoydogSF
These are broken...

So the next morning, we got back in the UHaul to make our deliveries around town. First stop was the KTM dealer where we parked in the back alley, rolled up the door and wrestled the crushed orange...
Forum: Ride reports 08-21-2009, 04:42 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 40,742
Posted By CoydogSF
2 x 2 wheels in the back of 6

When I got the text from Dave, I was hunched over the bar, deep in a slurrred conversation with an equally guilty afternoon bar patron about touring the Pilsner Urquell brewery in the Czech Republic....
Forum: Ride reports 08-18-2009, 12:58 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 40,742
Posted By CoydogSF
Oh no, stuck in Grand Junction again...

When I read the first line of Dave's last post, I was sure it said "With Dave back in Moab, and in the BMW Service limo" instead of "limbo." Good stuff.

Yeah, I was in limbo alright. I rode with...
Forum: Ride reports 08-10-2009, 05:23 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 40,742
Posted By CoydogSF
Leaving Moab (or trying...)

After leaving Dave and taking a perpendicular out to 191, the clutch on the F800GS was getting worse and worse. My thought was that if I could get it up to speed slowly and carefully, I would have...
Forum: Ride reports 08-10-2009, 11:19 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 40,742
Posted By CoydogSF
Whipped Mule

Certainly no offense taken from the mention of my "whipped mule" comment. The KTM would look as bad if they hadn't pressure washed it when they put new tire on in Denver! :roflThe idea of the trip...
Forum: Ride reports 08-09-2009, 09:41 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 40,742
Posted By CoydogSF
We were pretty new to dirt as well but worked...

We were pretty new to dirt as well but worked hard to get ourselves ready for the trip. Of course, first hand instruction from a more experienced rider would be ideal, but in our case, we had to...
Forum: Ride reports 08-09-2009, 12:40 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 40,742
Posted By CoydogSF
White Rim Trail

It says right there on the bag that Maverick is "Adventure's First Stop" so after some McMuffin's, coffee and stocking up on Cliff Bars, trail mix, and Gatorade, by 7 am we were headed out to tackle...
Forum: Ride reports 08-09-2009, 10:58 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 40,742
Posted By CoydogSF
I definitely remember seeing that banner. On...

I definitely remember seeing that banner. On 7/29, we rode Cinnamon (top at 10:45 am), Animas Forks (around 11:30 am), California (top at 12:00 pm), Corkscrew (around 12:30 pm) then stopped into...
Forum: Ride reports 08-07-2009, 04:04 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 40,742
Posted By CoydogSF
Manti-La Sal into Moab (and Onion Creek)

As Dave said, the views from the Manti-La Sal Forest more than made up for the long day and some of the loosest and rockiest riding. It may have been my confidence slipping or considering myself...
Forum: Ride reports 08-05-2009, 05:21 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 40,742
Posted By CoydogSF
We haven't ridden 2up on the KTM yet but I can...

We haven't ridden 2up on the KTM yet but I can tell you that we feel really comfortable 2up on the F800GS. Plenty of power and comfortable suspension with the preload dialed up a bit (note: we're...
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