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Forum: Ride reports 05-09-2009, 08:35 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 28,945
Posted By gary138
pictures

I think you covered it just fine.
Forum: Ride reports 04-16-2009, 06:52 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 28,945
Posted By gary138
HI ,, It was 11,000 miles in 14 days. Were you...

HI ,, It was 11,000 miles in 14 days. Were you riding while I was sleeping....
Forum: Ride reports 04-13-2009, 09:26 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 25,666
Posted By gary138
Hi Phil, Great trip report !!!!!! It's amazing...

Hi Phil, Great trip report !!!!!! It's amazing what a good collage education can do for ones writing /vocabulary abilities. :clap
I must say I thought the weather was great considering we were...
Forum: Beasts 04-06-2009, 07:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,691
Posted By gary138
TKC front and tourance rear

Hi , I'd like to get more feedback on the TKC front and Tourance rear set up. :ear
I remember the striking viking saying he used a similar setup, ( dirt tire up front and a road tire out back) for...
Forum: Beasts 04-06-2009, 05:06 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 383
Posted By gary138
04 V-Strom 1000 fuel maps

Hi, I have a 04 V-strom 1000 with PCIII usb with stock map from PC.
Bike is stock everything But gas mileage is 35-37 and was hoping to get a little better. This is my long distance bike and above...
Forum: Beasts 04-04-2009, 07:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,691
Posted By gary138
How is the ride? I run them on my KLR and like...

How is the ride?
I run them on my KLR and like them but not as comfortable as gripsters (on the KLR ).The V-Strom being much heavier, has me a little concerned about the ride while on pavement. ...
Forum: Beasts 04-04-2009, 07:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,691
Posted By gary138
Question TCK-80 on V-Strom 1K

Hi, What kind of miles should I expect to get out of a set of TCK-80's on my V-Strom 1000
Forum: Ride reports 04-03-2009, 04:05 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 25,666
Posted By gary138
Hey Phil, cool picture. But it's off by 8 years,...

Hey Phil, cool picture. But it's off by 8 years, for the jack and cigarettes anyway :clap
Forum: Ride reports 03-30-2009, 07:51 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 25,666
Posted By gary138
Pissed Don't forget me

Don't forget me :deal
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-17-2009, 06:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,562
Posted By gary138
2 week demo ride

Hi I rented a 800 GS in South Africa and loved this bike. I rented it because I figured It would be a good replacement bike for my KLR650 and my V-Strom 1000, It's right in the middle.
I think I...
Forum: Beasts 03-14-2009, 05:39 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,895
Posted By gary138
fuel flow test

Hi, all you need is a measuring cup and a wire to jump from the power side of the battery to one of the prongs on the fuel relay after you unplug the ecu. I'm at work but can get you the procedure if...
Forum: Beasts 03-13-2009, 06:47 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,895
Posted By gary138
Fuel Flow Test

Have you done a fuel flow test to see the condition of your fuel filter?
It's easy to do and it sounds like when you give it a little gas you have a problem.
Should be over 600ml in 30 seconds....
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-02-2009, 02:00 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,085
Posted By gary138
miles

What did you get for miles out of those two sets ???????????
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-01-2009, 02:54 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,265
Posted By gary138
Head light parts

Hi , I rented a GS 800 in south Africa for 2 weeks. Loved the bike and will be keeping an eye out for a low mileage used one.
My problem is the head light cracked by a small stone. It looks like the...
Forum: Beasts 02-02-2009, 11:50 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 51,376
Posted By gary138
Fuel filters

Hi, I'm glad to see your bike at 100,000 miles , that's my goal (I'm at 42K ,I owned a connie till 110 K sold in great shape).. What about fuel filters, ever change one???
I have 42K miles and my...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-02-2009, 11:34 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 24,037
Posted By gary138
Tank bag

How about a picture of that tankbag/GPS setup... Please...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-02-2009, 11:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,243
Posted By gary138
chain

That's all I plan on taking... I'm not sure how many miles are on the rental or how well it's been taken care of, I did let them know I will be putting 5k miles on it. Did I forget to mention that...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-29-2009, 05:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,243
Posted By gary138
F800 GS chain

Hi, What is the 800 gs chain size?? I would like to bring a spare for one i'm renting. What brand does BMW use ?? Would a DID work ??? I have a 520 and 525 hanging around
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Forum: Thumpers 01-29-2009, 05:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 407
Posted By gary138
F 800 GS chain size

Hi, What is the 800 gs chain size?? I would like to bring a spare for one i'm renting. What brand does BMW use ?? Would a DID work ??? I have a 520 and 525 hanging around
Forum: Beasts 01-25-2009, 05:14 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 25,909
Posted By gary138
tires

How many miles do you get with those TKC-80's
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-25-2009, 04:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,580
Posted By gary138
Thanks

Thanks ! Are the pinch bolts allen or those star type ?? What size ??
Forum: Beasts 01-24-2009, 08:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,840
Posted By gary138
valves

I did mine @ 7K before a trip then about 20K, 35K. The only movement was made by me to bring them to the loose end. I have decided to do them every 25K with a coolant change and spark plug change at...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-24-2009, 08:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,580
Posted By gary138
insert

Hi, now we figured out the nut size, What is the size of the hex internal insert needed to back out the axle.
If it is anything like my v-strom it's threaded (axle) into the left lower fork leg??...
Forum: Canada 01-16-2009, 06:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 992
Posted By gary138
New Road

Hi, Is there a new road being built from goose-bay to Cartwright ? In turn avoiding the ferry?????
Forum: Canada 01-10-2009, 08:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,101
Posted By gary138
end of june

I'm not sure of the date. But I think I maybe going with you. I was invited by peter w. does that ring a bell ??
Forum: Canada 01-09-2009, 02:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,101
Posted By gary138
80/20

I run tourances on it now , and consider them 90/10. What do you consider a 80/20 tire ?
Forum: Canada 01-06-2009, 07:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,101
Posted By gary138
Goose Bay

Hi, I've been invited to go on a ride from Massachusetts to goose bay and onto Island of Newfoundland, Nova Scotia and back to Ma.
My question is which of the 2 dual sport bikes I own should I take....
Forum: The Garage 12-02-2008, 07:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 610
Posted By gary138
spectro stabilizer

Hi , I went to a local bike shop today looking for a bottle of spectro stabilizer. I have read that it has a formula that equalizes the ethanol in gas in turn stopping all the harmful things the...
Forum: Equipment 11-25-2008, 01:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 665
Posted By gary138
Tourmaster Synergy Jacket and gloves

Hi , I'm thinking of getting a jacket and gloves made by tourmaster. I have read some reviews online and it seems the jackets are very good but some people have had problems with the gloves being not...
Forum: Beasts 10-24-2008, 09:05 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 9,083
Posted By gary138
pic

Thier she is
Forum: Beasts 10-24-2008, 10:09 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 9,083
Posted By gary138
Tits up ?? What happen ?? the v-strom engine is...

Tits up ?? What happen ?? the v-strom engine is bullet proof and I haven't heard of any problems w/ the motor other than clutch chatter on the 02 and some 03's:ear
Forum: Beasts 10-24-2008, 09:17 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 9,083
Posted By gary138
$$

2Tallnwide:3 x $6500.00 = $19,500.00
I've got a used '05 GS I'd love to sell for $19,500.00....:lol3

I paid $15,100.00 for mine out the door NEW in June of '05.
Hi, well not 1/3 the price.But...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-23-2008, 11:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,069
Posted By gary138
$$

If you don't mind me asking what did each item cost ??
Forum: Beasts 10-23-2008, 11:18 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 9,083
Posted By gary138
Dl1000

Hi, I have a DL1000 and love it . My brother has a GS 1200 and he likes his bike also . They both have been to Alaska , Mexico, Guatemala and all of the US.
I have made a few changes to the DL...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-18-2008, 04:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,216
Posted By gary138
How you making out w/ your brain

This what's listed for the 650 :<TABLE class=alternatinRowsTable id=engine_spec_table cellSpacing=0 cellPadding=0 border=0><TBODY><TR><TH scope=col colSpan=2>Engine</TH></TR><TR class=rowA><TD...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-18-2008, 04:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,216
Posted By gary138
Question BMW 650/800 GS has same cc's ??

Hi , I checked out the BMW sit and the 800 and the 650 GS have a lot of the same specs. The cc, bore and stroke, valve size,Compression Ratio, But the HP is diff. .
If cc's are the same ( 798 ) ,...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-16-2008, 02:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,748
Posted By gary138
Bmw 800 Gs, accessory socket?

Hi , i'm looking to rent a BMW 800 GS in South Africa and would like to bring my GPS with me. That being said . Does the 800 GS come with a BMW
accessory outlet as a standard and if so where is it...
Forum: Africa & Mid East 10-14-2008, 09:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,119
Posted By gary138
Bike rental company feedback

Hi, a friend and myself are all in for a 2 week vacation in South Africa:clap and my research has lead me to this bike rental company -Motoberlin ( http://www.motoberlin.co.za/...
Forum: Africa & Mid East 10-10-2008, 04:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,374
Posted By gary138
Sout Africa paperwork

Hi,What paperwork is needed to travel to south africa from USA. ? I'll be renting a bike so paperwork for me only. Thank You for your time!
Forum: Africa & Mid East 09-10-2008, 05:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,196
Posted By gary138
I've been invited to join a small group (2) to do...

I've been invited to join a small group (2) to do the 4 corners tour . you have 21 days to do it, but the plan is to cover it in 2 weeks. It's just the way I love to ride ( keep moving) and they...
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