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Forum: Ride reports 06-25-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 31,263
Posted By Bayner
You're doing a great job Robert. :thumbup

You're doing a great job Robert. :thumbup
Forum: Equipment 05-12-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 556
Posted By Bayner
Good to know, thanks.

Good to know, thanks.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-12-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 879
Posted By Bayner
I went with the Black Dog pegs as well. They are...

I went with the Black Dog pegs as well. They are huge. It's trickier to get the sidestand down because you can no longer catch it with your heel and clear the foot peg with your leg (I have to use my...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-12-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,564
Posted By Bayner
I have those rotors too, I like them. You...

I have those rotors too, I like them.
You could probably even bend that rim back into shape with the tire still on it. Fix it up properly during the winter.
Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 1,167
Views: 207,005
Posted By Bayner
That's a very good idea!

That's a very good idea!
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-11-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,344
Posted By Bayner
Mapco... you need to have a thick skin to hang...

Mapco... you need to have a thick skin to hang around in here some days.
My suggestion would be to give up on the dealer, they obviously don't know what they're talking about. This is not uncommon...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-05-2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 711
Posted By Bayner
The bike has to be running to power the low...

The bike has to be running to power the low beam...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-01-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,573
Posted By Bayner
Haha. I use exactly the same thing! :freaky

Haha. I use exactly the same thing! :freaky
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-01-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,573
Posted By Bayner
Well, I've changed about 4 now, all manually and...

Well, I've changed about 4 now, all manually and with 10" irons at most. They are a stiff tire, but not any worse than many others. As mentioned, the trick is keeping the tire bead down inside the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-30-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,364
Posted By Bayner
Same concept for the Xchallenge and a few others...

Same concept for the Xchallenge and a few others out there, but I see your point. I know I copied you!
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-29-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,907
Posted By Bayner
I've gone up to 190 kph twice before wimping out...

I've gone up to 190 kph twice before wimping out and slowing down, but the bike had no issues getting there. I'm sure it would have redlined without issue.
Does it have a noticeable decrease in...
Forum: Equipment 04-24-2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 671
Posted By Bayner
If you already have a stracom unit then you're...

If you already have a stracom unit then you're almost done. You can get the adapter cable for a bunch of different FRS radios and the starcom has an output that can charge/power the radio from the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-24-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 370
Posted By Bayner
Well, I have the bags but they've just arrived...

Well, I have the bags but they've just arrived recently and my bike is on a boat somewhere currently. I have the metal mule racks, which I believe they were designed around but as I just got them I...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-20-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 528
Posted By Bayner
My rear rim started to leak from a few spokes...

My rear rim started to leak from a few spokes after about 3 years and who knows how many 10's thousands of kms. I thought about pulling off the silicone in the area of the leak and decided what the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-20-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 562
Posted By Bayner
I decided it was time at 75k kms to put a timing...

I decided it was time at 75k kms to put a timing chain and related components into mine but used the master link method rather than pulling and splitting the motor.
If I keep it long enough to...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-20-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 376
Posted By Bayner
Some foam installed behind the battery contacts...

Some foam installed behind the battery contacts usually solves the problem. Vibrations cause the power to be lost momentarily.
Forum: Equipment 04-17-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 1,991
Views: 132,230
Posted By Bayner
That would be excellent information.

That would be excellent information.
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-17-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 714
Views: 170,783
Posted By Bayner
I was thinking of this one when I posted that: ...

I was thinking of this one when I posted that:

http://www.motorcycle-superstore.com/5353/i/kenda-k760-trakmaster-ii-rear-tire?WT.ac=RichAutoComplete
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-14-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 714
Views: 170,783
Posted By Bayner
Well, you could try the Kenda, it's pretty cheap....

Well, you could try the Kenda, it's pretty cheap.

I think Camel ADV ran a couple different 130's as did LostRider, maybe one will chime in with an opinion. (Or maybe I'm wrong.)
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-14-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 714
Views: 170,783
Posted By Bayner
I honestly can't answer that because I don't run...

I honestly can't answer that because I don't run a stock width rim.
However, a few years ago guys were trying everything they could to see what works. No one had any issues that I can recall, and...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-14-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,374
Posted By Bayner
Caliper slides could also be getting sticky....

Caliper slides could also be getting sticky. (Common problem.)
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-13-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 714
Views: 170,783
Posted By Bayner
Run a 130 D606.

Run a 130 D606.
Forum: The Garage 04-09-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,427
Posted By Bayner
Also I think in most cases you will find yourself...

Also I think in most cases you will find yourself with a slow leak from a puncture rather than a somewhat prompt deflation that typically happens with a tube.
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-01-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,985
Posted By Bayner
Well, talking out of my ass: I would assume...

Well, talking out of my ass:
I would assume that having to go through that much work he only did one fork. That would explain both the feeling and his clear description that only one fork is...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-01-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,175
Posted By Bayner
Yep, that thing is pretty neat. Looks to be very...

Yep, that thing is pretty neat. Looks to be very close to actual as well when I use my own stats and setup.
Forum: The Garage 03-28-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,591
Posted By Bayner
Usually all-data or similar program's wiring...

Usually all-data or similar program's wiring diagrams will show ground splices and locations. If you have a list of components that are malfunctioning, I would look at the diagrams and see if they...
Forum: The Garage 03-28-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 783
Posted By Bayner
There will be a minimum voltage the computers...

There will be a minimum voltage the computers require to operate. Below that, you're dead in the water.
Hard to say what that value is but in most cars, it's around 9.5 volts.
Forum: Equipment 03-28-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 704
Posted By Bayner
Do they still use CB's? I would have thought they...

Do they still use CB's? I would have thought they switched to FRS or some other sort of VHF/UHF by now.
Forum: Equipment 03-28-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,034
Posted By Bayner
If you're sure it's not cranking too slowly you...

If you're sure it's not cranking too slowly you might consider a switch to a carb with an accelerator pump.
Forum: Canada 03-28-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 731
Posted By Bayner
I think that's also who underwrites the BCAA...

I think that's also who underwrites the BCAA policies.
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-28-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 613
Views: 87,112
Posted By Bayner
The third step is already machined into the BMW...

The third step is already machined into the BMW bottom lug.
No worries. Any good machine shop will have no problem with this at all.
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-28-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 850
Posted By Bayner
If you were fine with the K60 in most conditions...

If you were fine with the K60 in most conditions you should have a look at reviews for the Mitas E-07.
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-28-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 409
Views: 51,189
Posted By Bayner
They are fragile. Dealt with lots of them over...

They are fragile. Dealt with lots of them over the years in the garage. It's easy to damage them, especially on small rim diameters or low profile tires. Is BMW using unusually small units, or an...
Forum: Equipment 03-27-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 1,991
Views: 132,230
Posted By Bayner
And a bunch of boxes!

And a bunch of boxes!
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-27-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 409
Views: 51,189
Posted By Bayner
You expect us to believe that you pried on that...

You expect us to believe that you pried on that before breaking the bead or even slacking off the TPMS... I give you more credit than that!
Forum: Canada 03-24-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 17,205
Posted By Bayner
Makes sense...

Makes sense...
Forum: Canada 03-24-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 17,205
Posted By Bayner
I'll be sure to check it out. But I was thinking...

I'll be sure to check it out. But I was thinking more along the lines of a recent purchaser.
Someone to give some additional first hand ownership insight...
Forum: Canada 03-23-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 17,205
Posted By Bayner
Anybody got their hands on one of these yet?

Anybody got their hands on one of these yet?
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-23-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,091
Posted By Bayner
Have to disagree with you on this one. I went...

Have to disagree with you on this one. I went through 2 sets of bearings inside of 5,000 kms. The second set were SKF I changed and lubed personally as warranty refused to cover it. Woody built me a...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-23-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,101
Posted By Bayner
At one point I managed to adjust my clutch (with...

At one point I managed to adjust my clutch (with aftermarket levers) so that it was right on the toggle point of the switch when fully against the grip. It resulted in a similar situation. Once I...
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