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Forum: Parallel Universe 02-26-2015, 06:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,467
Posted By jbm
Wow Teach - Awesome stuff! Watching you whip an...

Wow Teach - Awesome stuff! Watching you whip an F8 on one wheel was one of the factors for getting one. Hope to catch you in NY at Maxtoberfest next fall, PM me if you're doing any classes or events...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-26-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,332
Posted By jbm
Similar $ range here.

Similar $ range here.
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-24-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,332
Posted By jbm
2009

2009
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-23-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,332
Posted By jbm
Ohlins FKA fork cartridge impressions

Summary - awesome!

I picked up my F800GS from a rider a few pounds heavier than myself and have been struggling with the lack of feel from an oversprung bike. The original owner had installed an...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-11-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 25,146
Views: 1,765,095
Posted By jbm
I hear ya on the plate... Not uncommon for the...

I hear ya on the plate... Not uncommon for the Brooklyn two-strokers to grab a clean plate and slap it on a CR250 and wheelie down Atlantic. Certainly would not have prevented theft or increased...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-10-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 25,146
Views: 1,765,095
Posted By jbm
Stolen in Brooklyn

My buddy's 197(8?) Yamaha XT500 was stolen last night (Tuesday September 9th) from Fort Greene, Brooklyn - Clinton at DeKalb.

Super sweet vintage enduro, picked up and driven back from middle of...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-27-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 7,981
Views: 2,730,271
Posted By jbm
<a href="http://imgur.com/Wzuf2yw"><img...

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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-22-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,968
Posted By jbm
I'm originally from Albuquerque, NM have lived...

I'm originally from Albuquerque, NM have lived and worked for 4 years in NYC and am very frequently in the NW CT area not far from Armonk. I also return to NM every chance I can get.

I am in a...
Forum: Ride reports 08-14-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 13,934
Posted By jbm
Great stuff, love the collections of perfect XT's...

Great stuff, love the collections of perfect XT's and humble GS's. Looking forward to seeing more.
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-29-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,229
Posted By jbm
Thanks for all the replies! Much appreciated. ...

Thanks for all the replies! Much appreciated.



I have no reason to believe the chords are gone but about to do a tire change and will be sure to examine. Have checked both rims and have a beefy...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-28-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,229
Posted By jbm
Diagnosing loose front end feel

Inmates,

Trying to diagnose a certain loose front end feel at speed that has been plaguing me. Bike is an '09 F800GS with about 18k on the clock. Bought it from the flea market approx a year and...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-13-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,538
Posted By jbm
Touratech

The Touratech comfort seat has been incredible for me. All day comfort - week long trips, 10 hour a day rides, 0 complaints. Would highly recommend.
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-09-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,334
Posted By jbm
You're asking about touratech crashbars, but for...

You're asking about touratech crashbars, but for reference, SW mototech crashbars work fine with remus headers.
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-06-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 7,981
Views: 2,730,271
Posted By jbm
Trails with the XR

Ripping the single track and hanging hard with the XR. Ditched the Canon 5D and backpack of gear for the Fujifilm X100s and very impressed so far.

<a href="http://imgur.com/EyKOpZD"><img...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-28-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,047
Posted By jbm
A catless header will really wake things up. I'm...

A catless header will really wake things up. I'm running a remus catless header + Akrapovic with the silencer out. This thing hums! Add a power commander to correct for a tendency to run lean without...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-11-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,313
Posted By jbm
I'm a big fan of the Wolfman bags. Pack well very...

I'm a big fan of the Wolfman bags. Pack well very well, lightweight, won't trap your leg under a sharp edge, not going to put stress on the frame in a fall. I've been through full days of torrential...
Forum: Equipment 10-14-2013, 07:36 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 11,470
Posted By jbm
Just picked up a primo 2-piece Roadcrafter with...

Just picked up a primo 2-piece Roadcrafter with an awesome early '90s colorway for a steal off eBay. Build date is '92 and I've never seen this color before.

With a 1-piece in the closet as well,...
Forum: Equipment 10-11-2013, 01:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,199
Posted By jbm
Talking I'm talking about 70% to the wear bars with...

I'm talking about 70% to the wear bars with significant tread depth left, not 70% to the tire carcass :d. 30%+ to the wear bars means 1k+ miles of useful life. This is not a tire on its final gasp,...
Forum: Equipment 10-11-2013, 12:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,199
Posted By jbm
I'm going to give honest feedback on a requested...

I'm going to give honest feedback on a requested topic with full disclosure of conditions for equipment I have experience with. Would love to run one from new, feel free to send me a set!
Forum: Equipment 10-10-2013, 07:41 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,199
Posted By jbm
Had a few major puckers on very wet trip on the...

Had a few major puckers on very wet trip on the K60s. First experience with the tire and were 70% used on a F800 I picked up, getting close to the wear bar. Not confidence inspiring in the wet or dry...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-27-2013, 07:43 PM
Replies: 7,981
Views: 2,730,271
Posted By jbm
Just picked up this bad boy from an inmate....

Just picked up this bad boy from an inmate. Ohlins, Bitubo, Remus header + Akrapovic + Wunderlich controller. SW mototech crash bars and wolfman luggage in the garage and ready to roll to Cabot Trail...
Forum: Ride reports 08-25-2013, 05:52 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,618
Posted By jbm
Nice work and congratulations in all respects

Nice work and congratulations in all respects
Forum: Thumpers 08-21-2013, 07:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 787
Posted By jbm
Thanks for the help, gents! Hidden...

Thanks for the help, gents!



Hidden rock next to ledge in tall grass, bike drops front wheel and falls to the right, lands with full force on the rock through right side of the case... Cases...
Forum: Thumpers 08-20-2013, 04:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 787
Posted By jbm
DR650 engine swap compatability (2007 -> 2011)

Can anyone confirm engine year compatability for a DR650? Have a 2011 650 with recently penetrated cases.... :doh

Have my eye on a 2007 year engine to swap in. Any issues between the years I...
Forum: Thumpers 08-20-2013, 03:58 PM
Replies: 105,408
Views: 20,932,163
Posted By jbm
DR650 Engine Swap Questions 2007 into 2011

Can anyone confirm engine year compatability for a DR650? Have a 2011 650 with recently penetrated cases.... :doh

Have my eye on a 2007 year engine to swap in. Any issues between the years I...
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