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Forum: Parallel Universe Today, 05:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 367
Posted By Beairmo
.... and you will want to change your profile. A...

.... and you will want to change your profile. A little tricky to figure out but assuming you are savy with the keyboard since you figured out how to post pics. The nOOb in your profile is a target...
Forum: Parallel Universe Today, 05:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 367
Posted By Beairmo
Hi Beo! Welcome to the asylum! You will love...

Hi Beo! Welcome to the asylum!

You will love that bike and love ADVrider too. Lots of awesome info here. Make sure to subscribe to the flea market threads. I have bought and sold so much stuff on...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-27-2015, 05:15 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,462
Posted By Beairmo
Not 100% sure but changing forks on F700GS to...

Not 100% sure but changing forks on F700GS to equivalent of F800GS w/ new cartridges would be pretty expensive. you would need new triple clamps because the 700 doesn't have inverted forks. Doing the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-21-2015, 04:15 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,462
Posted By Beairmo
Welcome to the asylum.. How sure are you...

Welcome to the asylum..

How sure are you about what kind of riding you will be doing? One thing I have learned is that when I get into a new hobby or past time, my wants change pretty quick.
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-19-2015, 05:12 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 25,921
Posted By Beairmo
Since nobody else is chiming in, I will say what...

Since nobody else is chiming in, I will say what little I can.

I did the Touratech cartridges and Extreme shock back in March.

First, Touratech is top notch in customer service. And product are...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-19-2015, 04:48 AM
Replies: 19,801
Views: 1,411,715
Posted By Beairmo
Laugh Lots of dry counties between here and there. Fill...

Lots of dry counties between here and there. Fill the other Wolfman with beer or booze! Even if you don't drink you will be popular in the campgrounds. But yes, me too... Way too OCD to have a bag on...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-15-2015, 04:48 AM
Replies: 365
Views: 25,050
Posted By Beairmo
Westfield Yamaha has one of the bigger...

Westfield Yamaha has one of the bigger selections. Pricing is ok too.

If you are going there from the Fort, take 24 down to Peru and hit Maximum Power sports on 31. They have more than a little...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-12-2015, 05:11 AM
Replies: 8,196
Views: 2,872,005
Posted By Beairmo
Welcome back to riding and to the asylum! Very...

Welcome back to riding and to the asylum! Very nice looking bike. I think you will have zero regrets.

BUT.... save your lunch money because you will need it to farkle that bike. So many cool...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-05-2015, 06:47 AM
Replies: 8,196
Views: 2,872,005
Posted By Beairmo
The BMW Dealer hooked me for the Varios when I...

The BMW Dealer hooked me for the Varios when I bought it. They aren't worth a crap when your GS takes a nap as I sheared off the hanger bolt the first time. But I like how I don't have the mounting...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-22-2015, 05:59 AM
Replies: 8,196
Views: 2,872,005
Posted By Beairmo
Too Cleen F8

http://i1295.photobucket.com/albums/b640/beairmo/2015-05-19%2017.24.50_zpsrdco7smo.jpg (http://s1295.photobucket.com/user/beairmo/media/2015-05-19%2017.24.50_zpsrdco7smo.jpg.html)

Touratech should...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-22-2015, 05:49 AM
Replies: 8,196
Views: 2,872,005
Posted By Beairmo
Seriously? I love that blue-white trophy version....

Seriously? I love that blue-white trophy version. But the new one is SWEET too!
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-22-2015, 05:46 AM
Replies: 274
Views: 50,734
Posted By Beairmo
Just whip out the checkbook and buy a set of...

Just whip out the checkbook and buy a set of Woody's wheels. Superlaced Excel rims, no worries.

I BEAT THE SHIT out of mine and then ride the interstate home at 80mph perfectly smooth. Incredible...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-20-2015, 04:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 517
Posted By Beairmo
When I bought my 2013 F800GS, it was first year...

When I bought my 2013 F800GS, it was first year to have the ESA and ASC (electronic adjustable shock and traction control)...

I replaced the shock with Touratech Expedition and lost the electronic...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-14-2015, 07:08 PM
Replies: 19,801
Views: 1,411,715
Posted By Beairmo
Count me in for Saturday ADV ride and to donate 1...

Count me in for Saturday ADV ride and to donate 1 strider... Looking at registering online right now. Im so excited because my 16 yr old daughter is going to ride pillion. She even is excited for...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-06-2015, 08:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 517
Posted By Beairmo
Thanks Indy for explaining all that! I think I...

Thanks Indy for explaining all that! I think I can figure it out.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-06-2015, 06:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 517
Posted By Beairmo
New suspension, now what?

Hey guys. I don't normally start new threads but couldn't find anything on this subject. So here goes.

I upgraded my 2013 F800GS forks and shock recently. I went with the Touratech fork cartridges...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-27-2015, 05:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,089
Posted By Beairmo
I did the Touratech front cartridges and rear...

I did the Touratech front cartridges and rear Touratech Extreme. I haven't had time to get it completely off road yet so too early to give review.

Did your bike end up sitting another inch taller?...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-23-2015, 04:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,375
Posted By Beairmo
I have it on my K1600GTL and it really works...

I have it on my K1600GTL and it really works well. But it adjusts both the front and rear shock. The comfort mode really smooths out the cracks in the road.

But for my F800GS, don't go out of your...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-27-2015, 05:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,597
Posted By Beairmo
It took me a while to figure out BMW products...

It took me a while to figure out BMW products when I got my F800GS so I will help with that in case you were like me.

G650GS = Single cylinder
F650GS = Parallel Twin, DISCONTINUED, spoke and mag...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-27-2015, 04:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,339
Posted By Beairmo
I went from Yamaha FZ-1 to S1000RR to F800GS......

I went from Yamaha FZ-1 to S1000RR to F800GS... Now I have three bikes I ride every week so I can get my fix.

But to answer your question, the F800GS is really fun to ride. Even with TKC-80's I...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-25-2015, 06:04 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,233
Posted By Beairmo
Bringing back up to the top

Has anyone tried this yet? I have searched and no luck finding any reviews.

I was perfectly happy with the stock plate holder. Even had my Garmin XM antenna mounted to it. But had some bad luck...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-25-2015, 05:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,023
Posted By Beairmo
I just had my '13 F800GS in for the 6k service...

I just had my '13 F800GS in for the 6k service and they put the new switches on without even telling me until it was done. I don't think I would have known they did it if they didn't let me know....
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-25-2015, 05:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,237
Posted By Beairmo
Love my GS and definitely my favorite bike of all...

Love my GS and definitely my favorite bike of all that I have ever owned. And thats a bunch. I am at my BMW dealer fairly often as (I ride a lot) and they do most of the work on my bikes as they are...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-25-2015, 05:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,027
Posted By Beairmo
I haven't ridden the TAT or out west. So take my...

I haven't ridden the TAT or out west. So take my comments with that in mind.

BUT, I must throw out there that part of the fun of riding off road is the challenge. A very experienced riding buddy...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-23-2015, 04:29 AM
Replies: 311
Views: 67,714
Posted By Beairmo
Thanks for the clarification. I have put the...

Thanks for the clarification. I have put the booster plug temperature sensor thingy on a few BMW bikes, including my GS. Really does help with the lean flat spots. Especially on my K1200GT, which I...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-22-2015, 06:25 AM
Replies: 311
Views: 67,714
Posted By Beairmo
Looking at doing something similar. Thanks for...

Looking at doing something similar. Thanks for sharing.

Just to better understand. I think you are saying you replaced the stock header with the Remus but kept the stock muffler? Right?

And...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-19-2015, 08:43 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 12,614
Posted By Beairmo
The key to finding anything on advrider is to use...

The key to finding anything on advrider is to use any search BUT the one on this site. I just go to google and type something like "advrider f800gs suspension" and you will get a huge list of threads...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-11-2015, 05:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,587
Posted By Beairmo
I rode my F8GS for many about 4000 miles before I...

I rode my F8GS for many about 4000 miles before I add the Scotts road version damper. After having it I think its more of a safety item than crutch. That big 21" wheel + all the weight = leverage the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-10-2015, 05:13 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,566
Posted By Beairmo
That would NOT be centigrade. I live in...

That would NOT be centigrade. I live in Indianapolis and NOBODY even knows what that is here.

There are others playing in the BMR that live out west where they are scoring all the 0-30...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-10-2015, 04:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,697
Posted By Beairmo
I chose the Scotts street version after much...

I chose the Scotts street version after much research and have no regrets. IMHO this is the single best upgrade you can give the F800GS. Especially if you ride off road. Forks is second.
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-09-2015, 05:06 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,143
Posted By Beairmo
One thing I found a little "confusing" with the...

One thing I found a little "confusing" with the Scotts mount is how tight to tighten the bolts. There is a rubber insert that gets compressed. I torqued mine to spec (with shitty HF torque wrench)...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-07-2015, 05:59 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,566
Posted By Beairmo
"That Chain" was just serviced by Indy BMW...

"That Chain" was just serviced by Indy BMW Motorrad!!!! LOL. Did the 6000 Mile service and chain cleaning must have been on the list.

Not sure what type of lube they use but that is apparently...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-02-2015, 07:35 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,566
Posted By Beairmo
Touratech Extreme

Just picked up my GS with the Touratech Extreme shock installed. Nice kit. I had my BMW dealer install it and the TT Fork Cartridge kit also.

Sorry, I haven't ridden it enough to fully evaluate...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-20-2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 749
Posted By Beairmo
Assuming you are turning the bolt the right way,...

Assuming you are turning the bolt the right way, which from your description doesn't sound correct, it could have locktight on it.

Clockwise would be tightening the bolt.

locktight will make...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-20-2015, 04:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 383
Posted By Beairmo
I think your in the right forum. I know...

I think your in the right forum.

I know that area very well. I have been in all the shops but never had any work done so can't comment on the price on competency. But changing tires is pretty...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-18-2015, 07:22 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,094
Posted By Beairmo
You might want to get with Woody's Wheels. I have...

You might want to get with Woody's Wheels. I have a set of superlaced Excel rims from Woody's and they are awesome.
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-15-2015, 08:37 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,959
Posted By Beairmo
I have a Kendon 2 bike standup trailer. Love it....

I have a Kendon 2 bike standup trailer. Love it. extremely well designed and built. Very easy to get bike on and off. A little expensive but worth it. I put three dirt bikes on with no problem.
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-15-2015, 08:27 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,094
Posted By Beairmo
Awesome video! I can't believe some of the things...

Awesome video! I can't believe some of the things you can do on a bike. I saw you at Indy BMW a few summers ago. Just amazing.

Thanks for posting!
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-09-2015, 04:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 925
Posted By Beairmo
I don't have a suggestion for the rim or spokes....

I don't have a suggestion for the rim or spokes. I am sure somebody will chime in. I have Woody's superlaced Excel rims on my GS.

But, recently my WR450 dirt bike needed new spokes as most nipples...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-08-2015, 10:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 598
Posted By Beairmo
First time I laid my GS down the vario held up...

First time I laid my GS down the vario held up fine. But the bolt that it sits on sheared off. Had to strap the vario on for next 1000 miles. Having a single stress point is not enough support for...
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