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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-15-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 7,779
Posted By vsnqust
KTM 525 EXC :clap

KTM 525 EXC :clap
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-14-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 7,779
Posted By vsnqust
Do I need OHV Sticker

So I will be coming with a plated bike from colorado. Since it is registered and insured do I still need to get a California OHV sticker?

This sounds like a great time...:rofl
Forum: Ride reports 10-05-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 27,717
Posted By vsnqust
Wanting info on this ride

So I tried downloading the gpx file, but it is not working. I am looking at riding a 2004 ktm 525exc from colorado to california bay area and it seems these folks had a great time doing the ride. I...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-25-2011, 02:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 885
Posted By vsnqust
thanks for the info

Thanks for the info.. I will be riding tomorrow in jackson.. So I will check these out.
So there are trails in the GTNP (I assume this is Grand Teton National Park!) , is that not just next door?...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-23-2011, 08:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 885
Posted By vsnqust
Need ride info for jackson/teton wyoming area

Headed to jackson/teton wyoming area with a dr200 wanted to do some dirt riding in the area. Staying in jackson.
Any suggestions of places to go would be really appreciated!! :clap
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-24-2010, 08:20 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 16,714
Posted By vsnqust
Thanks for the info.. it is good to know.. I...

Thanks for the info.. it is good to know.. I really appreciate this!
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-24-2010, 08:16 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 16,714
Posted By vsnqust
Laugh thanks for the info

Joel thanks for the insight.. do you work for a bmw dealership.
I have spoke with other bmw dealerships than the one that first told me about the clogged fuel injectors and they say they have not...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-23-2010, 11:45 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 16,714
Posted By vsnqust
Yeah they did the recall/warranty work when it...

Yeah they did the recall/warranty work when it was in. Though they said nothing about it being the issue. The said clogged fuel injectors and that they see it all the time. That bmw's fix is to add...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-23-2010, 11:42 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 16,714
Posted By vsnqust
not starting

Actually no time at all.... I had for about 2 weeks on and off had the f800gs not start up immediately with the starter. It would try and start but would not kick over. Eventually it would after a...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-22-2010, 05:07 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 16,714
Posted By vsnqust
how often?

How often are you putting in the seafoam? thx!
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-20-2010, 01:18 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 16,714
Posted By vsnqust
nope...

Nope.. I typically go to the shell station in town... So one tank of gas who cause this issue then??
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-20-2010, 11:17 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 16,714
Posted By vsnqust
Sounds like I am getting some BS from the...

Sounds like I am getting some BS from the dealership service department.
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-20-2010, 11:16 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 16,714
Posted By vsnqust
simple fix...

I agree!! That is what makes me mad... I am going to figure out how to contact bmw north america and ask them whether this is a real problem or the dealership is blowing smoke!!
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-20-2010, 08:20 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 16,714
Posted By vsnqust
I understand not hanging bmw out to dry.. but why...

I understand not hanging bmw out to dry.. but why did my '09 f800gs go 13k miles with no problems and my '10 f800gs got 2,200 and failed to start. I gas up at the same gas stations with both bikes. ...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-19-2010, 06:56 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 16,714
Posted By vsnqust
Trust??

Not sure yet.. I love the way the bike rides and where I can take it.. I just not sure whether I trust it...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-19-2010, 05:41 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 16,714
Posted By vsnqust
Bluhduh BMW F800gs fuel injection gumming up....

So I had a 2009 bmw f800gs that never had a problem starting or anything.

I get a 2010 bmw f800gs and the bike won't start.. so after 2,200 miles
I have to call bmw roadside assistance to take...
Forum: EMEA 05-31-2010, 08:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 813
Posted By vsnqust
translating website

Just go to translate.google.com and enter the URL..
choose french to english and you are set!!
Forum: EMEA 05-31-2010, 08:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 985
Posted By vsnqust
I guess no one has used imtbike

Well after a month and a half no one has responded on how their experience with imtbike.com was. So I am assuming no one has actually used them for touring or bike rental.. So I guess I will take...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-04-2010, 10:38 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 9,294
Posted By vsnqust
been everywhere... with it..

Well got a 2009 f800gs in october 2008.. rode it to the tip of baja in april and then up into canada in august of 2009.. it had over 12,000 on it when someone hit me on a dirt road in the mountains...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-21-2010, 03:04 PM
Replies: 806
Views: 50,223
Posted By vsnqust
anyone going to the steakout tonight

has been awhile since i went is anyone going tonight?
Forum: EMEA 04-20-2010, 07:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 985
Posted By vsnqust
imtbike.com references

I am headed to the pyrenees and staying in Absense de Haut, France in september. I am looking to rent a motorcycle for a week or two to ride the pyrenees. I found imtbike.com which has a rental...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-08-2010, 11:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,499
Posted By vsnqust
value of the bike

I was thinking the same thing.. getting my bike back.. but I was thinking of fixing it back up.. the problem I ran into was that the parts on the f800gs are so expensive.. just fixing the front end...
Forum: Vendors 03-02-2010, 11:44 AM
Replies: 290
Views: 78,195
Posted By vsnqust
awesome..

I would really like to do this.. Since I have a Hepco Becker journey top case and caribou cases.. It would be nice to have the top case on and the fuel
attached.. in the past I have bungied on a gas...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-08-2010, 07:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,838
Posted By vsnqust
wolfman bags

Checkout these out!
http://www.wolfmanluggage.com/Expedition/expd_dry_duffels.html
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-05-2010, 06:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,695
Posted By vsnqust
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-05-2010, 05:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,695
Posted By vsnqust
touratech crash bars

Mainly the upper extenisons. After seeing other options on other f800gs bikes out there.. I feel there are better options than touratech for the bash plate and crash bars. Not a touratech fan...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-04-2010, 09:52 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,695
Posted By vsnqust
bash plates

On a 2009 f800gs I had put the touratech bash plate which has the ability to remove a cover over the oil filter. I also had their crash bars and crash bar extenders. On my 2010 f800gs I put the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-30-2010, 12:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,524
Posted By vsnqust
OTD Price

Paid 12.6k OTD in october 2010 for a 2010 lava orange with everything on it.
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-20-2010, 11:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,477
Posted By vsnqust
buddy ride

Keep them both and find a buddy to ride the one you don't want for the day.. and have fun going down into baja.. since you are so close!! :jump
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-20-2010, 11:04 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,386
Posted By vsnqust
Laugh Off road forgetting abs

I have abs on my f800gs.. and I must admit I have had some close calls
when I forgot to turn it off going into the dirt from the tarmac... I just read the way to pull the seat and unplug it.. I did...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-20-2010, 10:53 AM
Replies: 323
Views: 31,099
Posted By vsnqust
F800gs off road

Had a '09 f800gs until someone hit me in canada.. but before then.. I was able to put 12k miles on it going from california to the tip of baja california to colorado and up to canada.. It performed...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-27-2009, 01:51 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 25,132
Posted By vsnqust
caribou cases

Don't know about the jesse bags customer service.. but roger at caribou is extremely responsive in getting what you need. I have wrecked my caribou setup twice on my '09 f800gs.. once it was just a...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-10-2009, 07:33 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,378
Posted By vsnqust
Margin seems low..

This seems low to me especially based on the number of bikes a dealer would have to sell to keep the lights on.

If the 2010 f800gs retail is 13,570 loaded then 1,200 would only be 8%
before you...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-08-2009, 09:14 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,378
Posted By vsnqust
Yeah and I forgot about the good coffee!!

Yeah and I forgot about the good coffee!!
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-08-2009, 09:09 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,378
Posted By vsnqust
Under 13K OTD

I paid under 13k OTD for my 2009 and 2010 both bought in october of released year in colorado. I think part of the problem you have is that
California is a high sales tax state. If you wanted you...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-08-2009, 01:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,219
Posted By vsnqust
2010 f800gs

I have a 2009 and 2010 f800gs..

I ordered the following in october from you and installed on the 2010 the bike is exactly the same as my 2009.

Product: BMW F800GS Powder Coated Sump Guard...
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