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Forum: Vendors 10-21-2008, 11:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 751
Posted By berkly
I like it

Two questions

How far back does it go? Far enough to cover the cat converter? I couldn't find any more pics on your website.

And are those tiny spikes on the under side? Please tell me that's...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-11-2008, 09:23 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,381
Posted By berkly
You guys realize the title of this thread reads...

You guys realize the title of this thread reads f800gs? The 800 doesn't have a tire pressure monitor. I'm still satisfied with the accuracy of the obc
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-07-2008, 12:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,381
Posted By berkly
I've got an empty top box most the time although...

I've got an empty top box most the time although I was riding two up on some of those mountain rds
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-04-2008, 04:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,381
Posted By berkly
Im blaming it on a combination of new software...

Im blaming it on a combination of new software and I dont downshift IN turns anymore. I still downshift, but only on a straight away. It feels like downshifting isnt so jerky anymore, so breaking...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-03-2008, 04:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,470
Posted By berkly
I hear the same sound, like plastic slapping...

I hear the same sound, like plastic slapping plastic. Ive heard it on another ktm 990 as well

http://i201.photobucket.com/albums/aa86/page_marks/100_0870.jpg
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-03-2008, 08:06 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,381
Posted By berkly
f800gs OBC

Well I'd have to say my obc is pretty acurate when calculating how many miles left in the tank. It read 5 miles to go On The way to work this morning when it ran out. I would kind of like it to be a...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-23-2008, 08:59 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 33,055
Posted By berkly
For me it came down to these deciding factors: ...

For me it came down to these deciding factors:

A. Seat height. With a 30" inseam, a 33.5" seat is right at the top of my comfort zone. I've sat on a couple 35" or taller bikes and did not like the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-19-2008, 01:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,583
Posted By berkly
Does it work with the BMW handguards?

Does it work with the BMW handguards?
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-19-2008, 06:05 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,996
Posted By berkly
put money down mid June for one they had on the...

put money down mid June for one they had on the way ( it just happened to be the way I wanted it) drove away august26
Forum: GS Boxers 09-17-2008, 07:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 484
Posted By berkly
plastic handguards

Has anyone ever broken your plastic handguards? I'm debating whether or not to fit the 1200 guards on my new 800 but am worried about the plastic breaking. The 800 has guards with a steel bar but...
Forum: Vendors 09-16-2008, 06:49 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 20,687
Posted By berkly
I couldnt agree more ...

I couldnt agree more

http://i201.photobucket.com/albums/aa86/page_marks/IMG_0202.jpg

http://i201.photobucket.com/albums/aa86/page_marks/100_0870.jpg
Forum: Vendors 09-15-2008, 07:42 PM
Replies: 1,914
Views: 329,383
Posted By berkly
Cayenne pro Back armor

How do I get the upgrade back protector for my cayenne pro jacket? The dealer I purchased the jacket from doesnt seem to know its available. He said he looked in the catalog and didnt find any back...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-15-2008, 05:10 PM
Replies: 7,595
Views: 2,478,111
Posted By berkly
Well it wasnt as muddy as I thought it would be,...

Well it wasnt as muddy as I thought it would be, but we rode about 200 miles of dirt tracks, marble deep gravel, some atv trails and a railroad bridge.
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-13-2008, 06:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,052
Posted By berkly
800Gs Rear suspension Preload/Damping Settings?

So let me know if i have this right.

From the manual:
Standard Preload settings is the knob turned maximum counter-clockwise, which is set for 187lb rider + full tank of gas

Maximum...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-13-2008, 05:57 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 48,495
Posted By berkly
Simple as going to lowes buying $12 worth of...

Simple as going to lowes buying $12 worth of bolts, nuts, large washers, rubber washers and gromets, drilling holes and screwing them tight.

I drilled holes using the four slots in each corner of...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-13-2008, 01:15 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 48,495
Posted By berkly
$149 Sw motech mounting plate

FREEEEE case:clap :clap
Had this case lying around, its a doskocil waterproof hard plastic,much like pelican although maybe not as good, So I decided to bolt it on.

you like?
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Forum: Parallel Universe 09-13-2008, 07:38 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,019
Posted By berkly
your warranty?

your warranty?
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-12-2008, 03:48 PM
Replies: 7,595
Views: 2,478,111
Posted By berkly
188480

188480
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-11-2008, 09:33 AM
Replies: 7,626
Views: 1,356,497
Posted By berkly
$145??? My 800 initial service was exactly double...

$145??? My 800 initial service was exactly double that WTF. I asked about remapping for lower octane ratings and was told I didn't need to. Here in OK we have 87 89 & 91. He said 91 is equivelant to...
Forum: Ride reports 09-09-2008, 08:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 941
Posted By berkly
Binger, Ok

Who knew Oklahoma had a mini Moab in its own back yard. The Rusty machetes rode out 152 to explore the red slickrock and sandy roads Binger had to offer.
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-08-2008, 05:54 PM
Replies: 7,595
Views: 2,478,111
Posted By berkly
I need some knobbies, mini ride report of the The Rusty Machetes

Something like a 50/50 on the front, and a 60/40 (do they even make this) or 70/30 on the back.

Although the battlewings preformed reasonably well @ 17psi over the soft deep sand near moab,...
Forum: Equipment 09-06-2008, 08:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 980
Posted By berkly
So is that thing just a behemoth? How does it...

So is that thing just a behemoth? How does it ride? What else you throwin in there
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-06-2008, 06:54 PM
Replies: 7,595
Views: 2,478,111
Posted By berkly
My ride today

Went over to a buddies so we decided to ride.

First we did some urban motarding. Some back alleys, parking garages, sidewalks through construction. Somehow me made it ontop of the roof.
...
Forum: Equipment 09-06-2008, 09:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 980
Posted By berkly
Thanks to twisted throttle

187255
http://www.twistedthrottle.com/trade/productview/602/69/

This is what I went with. Its hard to gain some perspective as to how big it actually is, but when I called TT, he assured me it...
Forum: Equipment 09-03-2008, 08:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 980
Posted By berkly
Nevermind, I found some

Nevermind, I found some
Forum: Equipment 09-03-2008, 07:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,844
Posted By berkly
Lead shot WORKS. I added about 2lbs of the shot...

Lead shot WORKS. I added about 2lbs of the shot they use to reload shells for skeet shooting. Ive noticed about a 70% reduction in vibration. It still buzzes but my hands dont go numb after 5 mins
...
Forum: Equipment 09-03-2008, 07:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 980
Posted By berkly
Please show me a top case that holds a XL Shoei hornet DS

Ive searched high and low, and if its wide and long enough, its not tall enough. If its tall enough, its not wide or long enough

The helmet is 12" tall, 12" wide, and 15" long
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-02-2008, 07:35 AM
Replies: 677
Views: 264,200
Posted By berkly
Ive got a 30 inch inseam and can stand on the...

Ive got a 30 inch inseam and can stand on the balls of my feet at stoplights. What I normally do on my 800 is just put one foot down while still sitting. The bikes easy to balance and does not feel...
Forum: Equipment 09-01-2008, 01:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,844
Posted By berkly
Well I tried the expanding foam in my aluminum...

Well I tried the expanding foam in my aluminum F800GS handlebars. No improvement.

Next I think ill try the lead shot. Some heavier bar ends might work also
Forum: Equipment 09-01-2008, 06:52 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 42,670
Posted By berkly
+1 for NRS, I took one of these bags 186252 ...

+1 for NRS, I took one of these bags
186252

Down the Salt River in Arizona. If they can keep water out on a freakin river, I know they can keep some silly little rain out.
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-30-2008, 11:31 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,117
Posted By berkly
went in and had the dealer install CPI 12.0....

went in and had the dealer install CPI 12.0. Drove 80 miles to Tulsa without any problems. I will update
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-29-2008, 03:41 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,117
Posted By berkly
thanks for the replies. I'm calling the dealer now

thanks for the replies. I'm calling the dealer now
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-29-2008, 02:56 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,117
Posted By berkly
800Gs Engine Stall

Well I just experienced my first engine stall coming home from work. Shifting down from 3rd to 2nd and entering a turn no less. Back wheel locked up and I went squirrely for two or three turns to...
Forum: Equipment 08-29-2008, 12:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,844
Posted By berkly
handlebar vibration

has anyone dealt with a high frequency buzz that makes your hands go numb?researching this topic I've found the following solutions.
Which would you choose or have chosen?

Filling the bar with...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-28-2008, 06:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,755
Posted By berkly
Bluhduh 185643 There fixed. I had some nice...

185643

There fixed.

I had some nice pics around lake overholser, but lost em when i swapped phones.

Ive put 200 miles on it and have enjoyed every second.

Handlebar vibration has...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-28-2008, 08:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,755
Posted By berkly
Pics of your F800Gs

Lets see em. Here's mine at work. Notice no yellow tank panels.

185641

The rest of y'all post up
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-26-2008, 08:13 PM
Replies: 7,626
Views: 1,356,497
Posted By berkly
Overall the bike was bigger than I expected....

Overall the bike was bigger than I expected. Taller and longer but still light.

Ive got a 30 inch inseam and felt it was a little taller than expected. I barely get the balls of my feet down,...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-26-2008, 07:39 PM
Replies: 7,626
Views: 1,356,497
Posted By berkly
I put 89 miles on mine today, Mostly surface...

I put 89 miles on mine today, Mostly surface streets, but did jump on the interstate a few times to get it up to about 70. Ive got to say I am infatuated with this bike. Takes some time getting used...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-26-2008, 07:13 PM
Replies: 677
Views: 264,200
Posted By berkly
Thanks for that idea. I just took my panels off...

Thanks for that idea. I just took my panels off and definately like the matte black better. I just happen to be a bachelor
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-25-2008, 05:57 PM
Replies: 7,626
Views: 1,356,497
Posted By berkly
You heard it here first. They're heeeeeeerrrree

:clap :clap :clap

I dont know where the rest of the convicts' bikes are.
Im picking this little lassie up tomorrow from OKC BMW after they complete the PDI (Purchase Departure Inspection?????)...
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