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Forum: Airheads 09-06-2012, 12:29 PM
Replies: 1,275
Views: 663,069
Posted By geno2w1
Kevin's speed shop bikes

Yachtie- if you like that look, search fleabay for VonZeti. Seats, subframes, and other parts used on the KSS bikes.
Forum: Ride reports 06-21-2012, 10:14 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,993
Posted By geno2w1
I am Jacks raging sense of jealousy. I miss you...

I am Jacks raging sense of jealousy. I miss you man...no homo.
Forum: Ride reports 06-13-2012, 07:53 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,993
Posted By geno2w1
Meanwhile, today I drove a giant van for 12 hours...

Meanwhile, today I drove a giant van for 12 hours and never went more than 1 mile from my starting point. Not a bit of rain but it was 113 degrees.

When the weather breaks, throttle up and rubber...
Forum: Equipment 10-20-2011, 12:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,836
Posted By geno2w1
Put the bike on the center stand. Panniers or a...

Put the bike on the center stand. Panniers or a top box aren't going to be hurt by a camp stove.

OR just stop being a vag. If you're hungry enough, dirt stew is delicious!
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-25-2011, 10:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 852
Posted By geno2w1
Mirage 2 electro-mess

I made it home from Iraq with a mountain of farkles waiting on me! After a couple days of :freaky and an amazing ride on the Rhine river, I set to the garage for installation without any real...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-19-2011, 12:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,088
Posted By geno2w1
With what seems to be quite a few low mileage...

With what seems to be quite a few low mileage bearing issues, has anyone talked to a stealer about the issue? I'm sure they'll say piss off but I'm curious.

If I make it home any time soon I'll...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-05-2011, 11:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,058
Posted By geno2w1
Threadjack! How did that S&S gear hold up in the...

Threadjack! How did that S&S gear hold up in the monsoon? I've got the jacket but can't commit to the pants. I'll keep an eye out for ya when I move to Boise area in Dec.:thumbup
Forum: Ride reports 09-03-2011, 04:20 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 119,307
Posted By geno2w1
I should be sharing the...

I should be sharing the Barcelona-Valencia-Gibraltar roads with you starting about 15 Sep. I'll watch for those VanVans. :freaky
Forum: Vendors 08-26-2011, 11:30 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 80,804
Posted By geno2w1
Did you do anything special with that switch?...

Did you do anything special with that switch? Just a 2 position? I'll probably be plunking down the cash when I get home for one but a rocker switch would look better on the bike dash. (Yes I'm aware...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-23-2011, 08:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,506
Posted By geno2w1
"In order to maintain air/speed velocity a...

"In order to maintain air/speed velocity a swallow needs to beat it's wings 43 times every second, right?"

Doesn't the Queens proper bowling game also consist of 12 frames? 77.1 MPG almost made me...
Forum: Vendors 08-21-2011, 11:49 AM
Replies: 487
Views: 80,804
Posted By geno2w1
So what's the result fellas? :deal Some of us are...

So what's the result fellas? :deal Some of us are waiting for a little feedback on the product before we get in line.

Usually don't have to wait around for someone to praise/bitch about new...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-17-2011, 12:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 803
Posted By geno2w1
:eek1 You're a bigger man than I am. I once...

:eek1 You're a bigger man than I am. I once followed a large SUV 40 miles out of my way after the driver forced me to the shoulder of the road because he couldn't be bothered to look left before a...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-05-2011, 10:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 852
Posted By geno2w1
http://assets0.revzilla.com/product_images/0020/80...

http://assets0.revzilla.com/product_images/0020/8007/F809-2-4000_feature_detail.jpg?1282432982
Here's the one from the Revzilla website. I can only guess what some of the extra holes might be for,...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-05-2011, 05:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 852
Posted By geno2w1
Altrider rack anyone? Redesign?

I'm in the market for a tail rack to add to the pile of parts waiting to be put on my scooter (F800GS). Since the Altrider website was out of stock I googled it and the Revzilla website is showing...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-05-2011, 01:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,880
Posted By geno2w1
A pic of this would be FANTASTIC! It's one of my...

A pic of this would be FANTASTIC! It's one of my two ideas to build a rack.
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-03-2011, 09:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,880
Posted By geno2w1
I was just googling this out of boredom...

I was just googling this out of boredom yesterday. Most of the available racks seem well built and, quite honestly, over built. Do I really need 1/8" thick, 1" diameter steel tubing to hold a 30lb...
Forum: Vendors 07-28-2011, 01:57 AM
Replies: 835
Views: 153,243
Posted By geno2w1
What's the word on these ballasts that were on GS...

What's the word on these ballasts that were on GS models? Any chance of getting a hi/lo kit for my F800GS before September????
Forum: Vendors 07-27-2011, 07:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,695
Posted By geno2w1
Discount still?

Is there still a discount for ADV members? How bout a military discount??:evil And I'm not seeing anywhere on your website that you ship to APO addresses.... I know a few BMW riders in Germany and...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-22-2011, 02:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,727
Posted By geno2w1
The new style almost has me sold. Does anyone...

The new style almost has me sold. Does anyone have any input/opinion on the available crossbrace? Pics?
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-27-2010, 07:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 634
Posted By geno2w1
The bike has never been down. The bars have been...

The bike has never been down. The bars have been removed and installed 4 times in the last 6 weeks with the same results every time.
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-26-2010, 09:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 634
Posted By geno2w1
And yes everything is torqued to spec. I used a...

And yes everything is torqued to spec. I used a rubber mallet on all the points that could be holding any pressure and pried and pulled in every direction.
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-26-2010, 09:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 634
Posted By geno2w1
HepcoBecker/Wunderlich adv bar fitment issue

I bought the bars from Wunderlich a while ago and they were such a pain in the ass to install that I thought there had to be something wrong with the bars. After a bit of hassle I returned the bars...
Forum: Vendors 08-26-2010, 03:30 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,099
Posted By geno2w1
I'm another potential customer. I know...

I'm another potential customer. I know aftermarket headers aren't too common but I'm looking into doing a full Remus upgrade this winter and there aren't a lot of bash plates that fit. Any thoughts?...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-18-2010, 06:07 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 31,024
Posted By geno2w1
I can't eat popcorn and wait with anticipation!...

I can't eat popcorn and wait with anticipation! I'm about 3 weeks from riding to TT and forking over the cash for a D3 (far less than 800 clams here). If this amazing sounding product is just on the...
Forum: Equipment 08-18-2010, 05:26 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 34,961
Posted By geno2w1
I've been using the C3 for 4 months now and...

I've been using the C3 for 4 months now and figured I'd toss in my BS opinion. All the hype is true (fantastic bit of German craftsmanship) so I'll discuss the 2 "issues" I've found.


Sound-4...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-16-2010, 06:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,084
Posted By geno2w1
I've found that good old fashion gasoline...

I've found that good old fashion gasoline provides the best results for my money!:wink: And that goes for every bike I've ridden.
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-16-2010, 05:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 932
Posted By geno2w1
The rag idea seemed like a silly way to test for...

The rag idea seemed like a silly way to test for leaks. I just had a guy who works for me put on a leather glove and add a little pressure to the exhaust while I felt for leaks. The exhaust is sealed...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-14-2010, 06:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,581
Posted By geno2w1
While we're way off topic...How do I get the...

While we're way off topic...How do I get the leaflet from ADAC? I'm a member and I've heard good things about the maps and the mosel is my "back yard". Might even do a day trip up to Cochem tomorrow.
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-11-2010, 01:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,581
Posted By geno2w1
More than a few might be jealous. You forgot to...

More than a few might be jealous. You forgot to mention that parts are 19% cheaper with the right form!

That seat is a bit too new for any real feedback. Even a .de forum for F8GS's doesn't have...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-12-2010, 04:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,331
Posted By geno2w1
My cage is fixed but I didn't have time to...

My cage is fixed but I didn't have time to explore the GS today. Can anyone provide specifics on this Charcoal cannister? I understnd the basics but I think a lot of folks would like specifics. If it...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-11-2010, 06:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,331
Posted By geno2w1
I'll be ripping into my cage tomorrow to...

I'll be ripping into my cage tomorrow to troubleshoot a misfire. As soon as that's done I guess I need to explore this charcoal canister issue. Maybe a phone call to Dexheimer is in order.
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-10-2010, 05:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,331
Posted By geno2w1
It's a US spec F8. Built 3 weeks ago. I'm in the...

It's a US spec F8. Built 3 weeks ago. I'm in the growing pains of switching from my Harley with a stage 2 air cleaner that I couldn't choke out with a super soaker (I tried!). I don't have a tech...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-10-2010, 05:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,331
Posted By geno2w1
It's raining, it's pouring, my GS was snoring!

How does yours do in heavy rain?

I left work shortly after midnight and it was raining here in the Eifel (western Germany) so I took the smart path home on the Autobahn. About 3 minutes into my...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-30-2010, 02:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 514
Posted By geno2w1
Nuland--It seems we lived the same bullshit! I...

Nuland--It seems we lived the same bullshit! I torqued to 40Nm with a couple drops of thread locker. Thanks for the link!

I'll keep my Wunderlich drama posted.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-30-2010, 02:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,149
Posted By geno2w1
Wunderlich bars! (I had TT website up and on my...

Wunderlich bars! (I had TT website up and on my mind...Freudian slip and the "edit" feature failed) Sorry about the confusion.

Here's the Email I just sent to Wunderlich America.


To whom it...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-30-2010, 12:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,149
Posted By geno2w1
Nuland--I smell a bit of bullshit. For the money...

Nuland--I smell a bit of bullshit. For the money paid this product is useless. I'm off to write a not so subtle Email.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-30-2010, 12:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 514
Posted By geno2w1
Centerstand torque specs

Anybody have them? I work with torque wrenches on a daily basis and guestimate from the removal that it's 350-400 in/lb. The thread locker can make things tricky though.
Forum: Europe 05-30-2010, 12:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 497
Posted By geno2w1
BMW Motorrad days

I'm sure some of you have been. How is it? I want to go this year but I'll be pulling 2 weeks of 12-14hr shifts leading up to it and I'm not sure if it'll be a good idea this year. I don't ride in...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-30-2010, 01:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,149
Posted By geno2w1
Pissed Wunderlich Adv bars...NOT thrilled!

I know there are few people out there using these engine bars. I tried installing them yesterday and it's like whoever bent/welded them had a few beers for lunch. The left side cutout for the side...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-03-2010, 06:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 886
Posted By geno2w1
addiction

Well the addiction started when I was 14 years old on a mid 70's Honda 400 something-or-other. I've been happy 3 times in my life, the first time was when I landed my first 30ft table top, the second...
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