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Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 05-01-2015, 09:32 PM
Replies: 2,232
Views: 236,353
Posted By Dewtwo
Yup, that is where I bought my Multi. Mac the...

Yup, that is where I bought my Multi.
Mac the salesman told me a week ago, the new owners are not going to continue to carry Duc.
I saw big trucks moving everything to the new location today.
It...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 05-01-2015, 05:41 AM
Replies: 2,232
Views: 236,353
Posted By Dewtwo
Well, what a BUMMER!!! My Ducati dealer where I...

Well, what a BUMMER!!!
My Ducati dealer where I had bought my Multi in 2012, and is only 2 miles away, sold the dealership. The new owners will no longer carry Ducati!
I already have to go 170...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-26-2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,790
Posted By Dewtwo
I'm an old dirt biker, mine stays dirty most all...

I'm an old dirt biker, mine stays dirty most all the time.
I break out the preasure washer on the GS 7-8 times a year.
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-16-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 818
Posted By Dewtwo
Shop Insurance!!!!....

Shop Insurance!!!!....
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-08-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,204
Posted By Dewtwo
Apparently Not!!!!....

Apparently Not!!!!....
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-09-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,661
Posted By Dewtwo
Spoke with my dealer service writer today for 25...

Spoke with my dealer service writer today for 25 or 30 minutes about a dozen things!
Great guy, and quite the talker.
He said, "there is no upgrade on the tank design"!
He has an 800GS, and his...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-09-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 607
Posted By Dewtwo
went well, thanks

went well, thanks
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-08-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 607
Posted By Dewtwo
Thanks Gianni, I didn't see them

Thanks Gianni, I didn't see them
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-08-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 607
Posted By Dewtwo
Seat Bench Locking Plate Help

I'm old, and half blind! Need to get the plate over shock off to remove shock,have no guide!
Took off 4 nuts on top, 2 screws on side, what am I not seeing? Is there something still to remove?...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-07-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,486
Posted By Dewtwo
I really like Seat Concepts. My 800GS is the 3rd...

I really like Seat Concepts. My 800GS is the 3rd bike that I've had one on.
It's a little lower, and much more comfortable than stock.
I just received my 35mm lowering kit.

Just do it!
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-05-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 925
Posted By Dewtwo
The intermittent grip problem is not news to BMW....

The intermittent grip problem is not news to BMW. My dealer explained it to me quit well after my bitching about frozen fingers all last winter.
I came off a Ducati with great, reliable heated...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-01-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 614
Posted By Dewtwo
Thanks Smitty, Yup, need more capacity for big...

Thanks Smitty,
Yup, need more capacity for big camping trips.
My racks do not have the tabs for a cross brace.
They must have discovered a weakness after people hung TOO much
stuff on the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-30-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 614
Posted By Dewtwo
I didn't know about the brace. I bought the...

I didn't know about the brace. I bought the Wolfman racks when I bought the bike a year ago Sept., the dealer mounted them for me.
How do ya like those big bags Smitty?
I've got the Expedition...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-26-2014, 05:12 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,822
Posted By Dewtwo
Anyone experience "Ride-On" tire...

Anyone experience "Ride-On" tire sealer/balancer?
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-25-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,181
Posted By Dewtwo
Did it Thanks!

Finally ordered Hyperpro 35mm kit from EPM this morning.
Thanks for your input everyone. I'm conviced it's just what I need!
Happy Thanksgiving, I'm going for a ride!
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-17-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,181
Posted By Dewtwo
Good!!!!

Thank You Cdlabate(op), and other contributors!
Great info, and feedback, what I was looking for.
I'm ordering :rofl
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-11-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,383
Posted By Dewtwo
COOL for you.... I want!!!!! Transform bike...

COOL for you.... I want!!!!!
Transform bike with simple wheel swap,
I've thought about it over the years with various bikes, just never did it yet.....
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-07-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,988
Posted By Dewtwo
I took dealer Triumph demos on some good...

I took dealer Triumph demos on some good afternoon rides, including a few rugged gravel/dirt roads.
I chose 800GS a little over a year ago, and I'd do it again!!!!!
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-07-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,430
Posted By Dewtwo
OH FELLAS, You just sparked my fire!!!! 40+ yr....

OH FELLAS, You just sparked my fire!!!!
40+ yr. rider here.
After doing a couple years on a 690, switched to WR250R,
Kept EXC400, Bought a 2012 Multistrada, traded for "13" 800GS(nice).
My...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-27-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 38,057
Posted By Dewtwo
Yes, synthetic!

Rotella T6 synthetic for many years. In the Yamaha and KTM dirt bikes. Adventure KTM, to Ducati Multistrada.
And now my "13" 800GS after 3,600 mls. break-in on Rotella T non-synthetic. Now at...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-07-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,410
Posted By Dewtwo
I've got a Seat Concepts on my 800GS. I'm 5'10"....

I've got a Seat Concepts on my 800GS. I'm 5'10". This is the third different brand bike I've used Seat Concepts. Very Pleased!!!:rofl
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-02-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,181
Posted By Dewtwo
I'm sure the lowering, and progressive properties...

I'm sure the lowering, and progressive properties of the 35mm kit springs are going to be great improvements to the 800GS.
But, I have one last concern to address, please chime in with your opinion...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-29-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,181
Posted By Dewtwo
I really like my Seat Concepts seat. Slightly...

I really like my Seat Concepts seat. Slightly lower than stock, but nicer position, and more comfort. I'm stayin with that!
I just want/need to be 35mm closer to the ground.
I sure would like to...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-28-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,181
Posted By Dewtwo
Be a hero and get that 35mm kit, give it a whirl,...

Be a hero and get that 35mm kit, give it a whirl, and write a detailed review for us riders on the fence about making the jump please!
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-14-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 961
Views: 92,420
Posted By Dewtwo
Tough Ride, Tough Clutch!

My Rekluse is working great in my 800GS!

My good friend's son, (Tom) who owns a BMW/KTM dealership,
and 5 others set out on a 3 week, all off road adventure covering the four corners of...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-08-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 19,438
Posted By Dewtwo
I've had my Rekluse for a couple of weeks. ...

I've had my Rekluse for a couple of weeks.
But, too much going on to install it til today!
All went fine and according to instructions. Easy as pie!
Adjusted easy, broke it in, works...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-08-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 925
Posted By Dewtwo
Mine is doing good for me, but I don't think I'm...

Mine is doing good for me, but I don't think I'm hitting the same stuff that joker is!
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-18-2014, 05:10 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 19,438
Posted By Dewtwo
Ordered!!!

Ordered mine from friend, Tom Montgomery at Eurosport in Asheville, NC, on the 14th.

CAN'T WAIT !!!!!!!!!!
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-27-2014, 11:27 PM
Replies: 961
Views: 92,420
Posted By Dewtwo
Wow!!!!

I'm Surprised!!!...
I have been following this since the beginning because of interest in a Rekluse clutch for my 800.....
I thought it was cool Rekluse, and Erling allowed us along for the R & D...
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 16,719
Views: 949,930
Posted By Dewtwo
No!!!

I REGRET SELLING MY WR250R!!!!
It was the least powerful bike I've had since the Hodaka (71), 25 or so bikes ago.
The WRR is one versatile motorcycle!... Loved it....
Sold a E690 to get it....glad...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-09-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,692
Posted By Dewtwo
I bought shorties from ebay for my 800GS. What...

I bought shorties from ebay for my 800GS.
What is wierd is I have used shorties, or cut the levers on every bike I've had for the last 25 yrs,
except I don't like them short on my BMW, or...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-08-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,392
Posted By Dewtwo
I'm happy with my Calsci. Had one on my...

I'm happy with my Calsci. Had one on my Multistrada as well.
But, it's like Capt says, it is personal.
I've had windscreens I thought were poor designs, others liked!!!!!
I can tell you for sure,...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 06-06-2014, 02:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 473
Posted By Dewtwo
That's the one I am looking for, Thank You !!!!

That's the one I am looking for, Thank You !!!!
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 06-05-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 473
Posted By Dewtwo
Win gdb

This is a little off course, but can someone steer me to a good source for a Win gdb converter. I use it to convert routes to tracks on my computer before transfer to my Garmin 60CSx.
My old laptop...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-03-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,845
Posted By Dewtwo
Hey Murph I sort of went the other way. ...

Hey Murph
I sort of went the other way.
Traded my 12 Multistrada for a 13 800 GS last Sept....

F.W.I.W. I've got over 40yrs, and 30 bikes riding under my belt

P.S. I just sold my WR250R that...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-02-2014, 01:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,027
Posted By Dewtwo
Speaking of Tricks

That silly setting on my multi-readout that displays "average speed" is usless to me.
But, turns out, its accurate!!!!.....(speedometer is not, naturally)
This would indicate that this silly little...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-08-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,734
Posted By Dewtwo
I can't wait!..

I can't wait!..
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-26-2014, 04:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,562
Posted By Dewtwo
Good luck MotoRod! My grips, since new, are an...

Good luck MotoRod!
My grips, since new, are an intermittent thing. That canbus system really makes me mad.
Sometimes they reboot, sometimes they don't.
Dealer actually told me the colder it is,...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-22-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,960
Posted By Dewtwo
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-22-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,960
Posted By Dewtwo
Sorry if I missed this, but about how much...

Sorry if I missed this, but about how much lighter is that MIVV than the stock can?
It sure looks great!

Thanks Dave
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