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Forum: Thumpers 05-01-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 8,720
Views: 1,225,157
Posted By hasenwerk
Wow - they are about as firm as I would expect /...

Wow - they are about as firm as I would expect / need them to be. It would take a significant wipe out to move them and honestly if they don't move then something else will have to give.
Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2015, 07:01 AM
Replies: 8,720
Views: 1,225,157
Posted By hasenwerk
I have these bar on my Sertao - has to be one of...

I have these bar on my Sertao - has to be one of the easiest swaps out there that everyone over inflates as being difficult.

The only thing I had to do was drill holes for the hand grip tubes. The...
Forum: Thumpers 04-26-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 4,906
Views: 644,356
Posted By hasenwerk
My G650 Sertao is starting to look like some of...

My G650 Sertao is starting to look like some of the Dakars out there! :evil

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/--ppEfOVLRYI/VTWxRN8qmxI/AAAAAAAAd-c/xlkZWnNtCD4/w1153-h865-no/IMG_20150420_190857.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2015, 02:28 PM
Replies: 8,720
Views: 1,225,157
Posted By hasenwerk
I have pivot pegs on there now - to be honest I...

I have pivot pegs on there now - to be honest I hate them! That are fat enough, just not long enough - but the fact they pivot is what I don't like. The Touratech pegs on my Dakar feel so much...
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2015, 08:51 AM
Replies: 8,720
Views: 1,225,157
Posted By hasenwerk
Long foot pegs

I want to get longer (left <> right) foot pegs for my Sertao. I find when I stand my feet are at the edge of the pegs and if they were 3/4" longer it would be a lot better. I see that Fastway makes...
Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2015, 02:05 PM
Replies: 5,328
Views: 792,129
Posted By hasenwerk
You have to attach the fender to the lower...

You have to attach the fender to the lower section of the fork - simply attaching it to the fork body won't work as the wheel has 30cm of upwards travel and the fender needs to move relative to the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2015, 08:52 PM
Replies: 5,328
Views: 792,129
Posted By hasenwerk
F800 Low Fender

I've been busy test fitting the F800 GS fender tonight - I really think this setup is not going to fit my bike as I am running full length 48mm forks. I would like other people's experiences before I...
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2015, 02:21 PM
Replies: 5,328
Views: 792,129
Posted By hasenwerk
It would gather mud no worse than the F800 GS it...

It would gather mud no worse than the F800 GS it is supposed to be mounted on. $80 experiment so far - in the scale of BMW parts, that is a bargain!
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 5,328
Views: 792,129
Posted By hasenwerk
F800 Low Fender

Box came in the mail today!

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-FyS-rAmmIFI/VRCfojpobaI/AAAAAAAAcG0/53cg5xkut7E/w1153-h865-no/IMG_20150323_161955.jpg

What's the latest in installing one of these...
Forum: Ride reports 03-19-2015, 02:30 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,647
Posted By hasenwerk
Thanks Vinbowie and everyone else for the best...

Thanks Vinbowie and everyone else for the best wishes for Ingrid. I'll post photos when she actually makes it back home. Not having your wife by your side for the past season really sucks. :cry
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2015, 10:04 PM
Replies: 8,720
Views: 1,225,157
Posted By hasenwerk
Shell Rotella T6 5W40 engine oil

OK... shoot me now for mentioning engine oil, but when I was looking at the bucket of Shell Rotella T6 5W40 engine oil I bought for my Volkswagen TDIs, it also has JASO-MA standard listed as verified...
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2015, 09:10 PM
Replies: 8,720
Views: 1,225,157
Posted By hasenwerk
I just drilled mine out and counter sunk to fit...

I just drilled mine out and counter sunk to fit an M8 allen head bolt - looks and works great!
Forum: Ride reports 03-15-2015, 10:45 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,647
Posted By hasenwerk
Lots has happened since the last post. Ingrid is...

Lots has happened since the last post. Ingrid is now out of the hospital and at her mom's place in Prince George as she is still an out patient on a daily basis so it's another month to six weeks...
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2015, 07:22 PM
Replies: 16,821
Views: 2,121,180
Posted By hasenwerk
Time to look at doing a Yamaha YZ Upside Down...

Time to look at doing a Yamaha YZ Upside Down fork upgrade!
Forum: Vendors 03-12-2015, 07:04 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,536
Posted By hasenwerk
Well - everyone got a great deal - each tank was...

Well - everyone got a great deal - each tank was sold under cost and they are now all gone.
Forum: Thumpers 03-05-2015, 09:52 PM
Replies: 8,720
Views: 1,225,157
Posted By hasenwerk
Chain tension revisit

OK... here is how it is currently adjusted - wheel off the ground, bike in gear, chain tight at the top:
...
Forum: Thumpers 03-04-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 4,906
Views: 644,356
Posted By hasenwerk
The OEM chain is an "endless" chain - there is no...

The OEM chain is an "endless" chain - there is no master link.

After market chains are 520 and ever O and X ring chain that I got had a master link included and were only $5 if that for a spare.
Forum: Thumpers 03-02-2015, 02:31 PM
Replies: 8,720
Views: 1,225,157
Posted By hasenwerk
I guess it falls down to what the definition of...

I guess it falls down to what the definition of "no load" is - is it:

a) wheel off ground
b) empty bike on side stand.

The sticker is rather ambiguous about that definition. I agree with...
Forum: Thumpers 03-02-2015, 10:07 AM
Replies: 8,720
Views: 1,225,157
Posted By hasenwerk
Chain adjusting

OK - looking for some input on how to adjust the chain. The sticker on the bike says "chain tension without load 40 - 50mm"

This is how I adjusted the chain:
- Bike on center stand, rear wheel...
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2015, 05:00 PM
Replies: 5,328
Views: 792,129
Posted By hasenwerk
Spring is about three weeks early in British...

Spring is about three weeks early in British Columbia - for a change [sorry all you east coast people]. Today I got the bike from storage in to the garage so I can do some pre-riding maintenance on...
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2015, 04:15 PM
Replies: 8,720
Views: 1,225,157
Posted By hasenwerk
Go back a couple of pages and look at the brief...

Go back a couple of pages and look at the brief write up about my installation of Renthal "CR High" bars - they're like $80, 400g lighter than OE bars and much stronger - my Sertao bars bent with a...
Forum: Thumpers 02-21-2015, 10:32 PM
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Views: 1,225,157
Posted By hasenwerk
I put a Dakar seat on my Sertao, which is...

I put a Dakar seat on my Sertao, which is actually a little taller and WAY more comfy - I have 30" inseam for jeans and also have YZ forks on there too - no way I can flat foot it - balls of both...
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2015, 12:02 PM
Replies: 4,906
Views: 644,356
Posted By hasenwerk
On my F650 I did about that distance without...

On my F650 I did about that distance without refueling - reserve light didn't come on but it was close - from the start of the Dempster Highway to Eagle Plains in the Yukon, which is 385km or so......
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2015, 11:49 AM
Replies: 8,720
Views: 1,225,157
Posted By hasenwerk
Honestly it was like a scene from the Monty...

Honestly it was like a scene from the Monty Python and The Holy Grail - http://youtu.be/InCmzmeuSdk - there's still snow on the ground here, so the bike is still in storage. The CR High is every so...
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2015, 08:17 PM
Replies: 8,720
Views: 1,225,157
Posted By hasenwerk
Renthal CR High Bar install

Took me a little over an hour to install my Renthal SE bars tonight - I bought the "CR High" bend is really this is about the easiest swap you can do that will also save you about 400g of weight...
Forum: Thumpers 02-13-2015, 10:59 PM
Replies: 8,720
Views: 1,225,157
Posted By hasenwerk
Nice work, but the 650's headlight is plastic, so...

Nice work, but the 650's headlight is plastic, so it's going to take one heck of a rock to break that isn't it?
Forum: Thumpers 02-10-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 5,328
Views: 792,129
Posted By hasenwerk
Are you sure it just wasn't frost on your...

Are you sure it just wasn't frost on your mustache? I'm so sorry.... I couldn't resist! :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 02-09-2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 8,720
Views: 1,225,157
Posted By hasenwerk
I used to have hard boxes ( ammo cans! ) but went...

I used to have hard boxes ( ammo cans! ) but went to soft bags and I will never go back to hard boxes again. The bags I have are the Nelson Rigg Adventure - great price and they work very well....
Forum: Thumpers 02-08-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 8,720
Views: 1,225,157
Posted By hasenwerk
Best solution to tap into a wire like that is a...

Best solution to tap into a wire like that is a "western union" sort of splice that is soldered and then put some lithium grease on the soldered area and slip heat shrink tubing over that and use a...
Forum: Thumpers 02-07-2015, 04:46 PM
Replies: 5,328
Views: 792,129
Posted By hasenwerk
Have the on both my bikes if you rotate the fork...

Have the on both my bikes if you rotate the fork so the valve is at the front it will clear the bars. Well worth the $8 upgrade.

Mine were rebuilt by STS, after riding there is always a bit of air...
Forum: Thumpers 02-05-2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 8,720
Views: 1,225,157
Posted By hasenwerk
AAAACK Scotch Locks - or what ever you call that...

AAAACK Scotch Locks - or what ever you call that plastic piece of crap that you used to crimp that wire in place! :eek1 I give that connection about 1 year for it to corrode and be useless.
Forum: Thumpers 01-26-2015, 12:10 PM
Replies: 4,906
Views: 644,356
Posted By hasenwerk
Ingrid and I made it as far as your area this...

Ingrid and I made it as far as your area this past summer on our Sertao and Dakar with stock gearing - plenty fine!

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=981001

The Mitas E-07 which are...
Forum: Thumpers 01-23-2015, 06:43 AM
Replies: 16,821
Views: 2,121,180
Posted By hasenwerk
NOBODY has any input here? :ear

NOBODY has any input here? :ear
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2015, 09:05 PM
Replies: 16,821
Views: 2,121,180
Posted By hasenwerk
Rear shocks

My wife 2006 Dakar's rear shock is getting soft. Time for an upgrade! I was thinking of moving my Sertao shock to her bike so I can get the upgrade on the newer bike, but I see that everyone is...
Forum: Thumpers 01-08-2015, 03:57 PM
Replies: 5,328
Views: 792,129
Posted By hasenwerk
I think the part of that fastens to the triple is...

I think the part of that fastens to the triple is the simple part - I am just looking for ideas on how to attach the post to the bike's frame.

I've been emailing Scotts but their response seems to...
Forum: Thumpers 01-03-2015, 06:02 PM
Replies: 5,328
Views: 792,129
Posted By hasenwerk
Steering dampers

How many are running steering dampers on the YZ equipped GS? If you are, care to share some details? :ear
Forum: Thumpers 01-01-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 5,328
Views: 792,129
Posted By hasenwerk
I have 2004 48mm 450F forks on my Sertao - .54...

I have 2004 48mm 450F forks on my Sertao - .54 Racetech springs and rebuilt and revalved by Shock Therapy Suspension on Vancouver Island.

Everything fits 100% no trimming of anything was needed on...
Forum: Ride reports 12-29-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,647
Posted By hasenwerk
Post ride report

Thank you to all who asked how Ingrid is doing. I'm not going to lie, Cancer sucks. It's been a long road since the ride and we're not thru yet unfortunately.

The biopsy results was a stage 4...
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 16,821
Views: 2,121,180
Posted By hasenwerk
I had my apart to fit the projector HID - the...

I had my apart to fit the projector HID - the main light comes out by pinching the mini-buckets that the adjusting screw spin in. Small needle nose pliers and a little patience is all that is needed.
Forum: Ride reports 12-21-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,647
Posted By hasenwerk
July 4 - Airdrie AB to Quesnel BC

Today is the day - I get to see Ingrid again!!!

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-8Rv__cg4xyE/U7iHm4nPqVI/AAAAAAAAS5I/_0MZGDmxhDk/w1298-h865-no/20140704_095104.jpg
Leaving Calgary - what a...
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