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Forum: Parallel Universe Yesterday, 08:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 704
Posted By inbred
Hey Tonny, Was wondering if you ever got...

Hey Tonny,

Was wondering if you ever got your Enduristan sandstorm 3 mounted? If so, did you figure your own way of making it work, or go with MC's method of installation, which seems workable. ...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-20-2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,242
Posted By inbred
"He should get a KTM, those bikes can do...

"He should get a KTM, those bikes can do everything!"....

This cat already owns a plated KTM 380. For the uninitiated, that's a two stroke. And it's long since been outfitted with Military...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-13-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 832
Posted By inbred
Don't know your home town, but if you can do...

Don't know your home town, but if you can do without a "super laced" wheel you can save about $200.00 smackers finding a local wheel builder. Many small time cycle shops can provide a decent wheel...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-13-2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 727
Posted By inbred
The average success story will have nothing to do...

The average success story will have nothing to do how long this bike will tick properly. Once a bike has that many miles, it really comes down to how she runs when you test drive her and analyze...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-13-2015, 04:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,184
Posted By inbred
Pay less attention to the "essentials" and get...

Pay less attention to the "essentials" and get out there and learn the intricacies of riding the thing. Then figure what you need. Don't get so bogged down with Christmas ornaments that you forget...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-13-2015, 04:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 657
Posted By inbred
I have a bunch of bikes in my collection...

I have a bunch of bikes in my collection including a 2014 F800 GS. All of them have different brand grips. Measured them just now and they are all uniform to fit on the f800. This includes XT600...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-13-2015, 04:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 854
Posted By inbred
One thing I (and my buddies) have learned the...

One thing I (and my buddies) have learned the hard way: If you order HT, don't do it on line. Call them and confirm what you are ordering is available for immediate shipping. Record the time of...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-13-2015, 04:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,839
Posted By inbred
I've owned Sidi Adventure Gore-tex boots for a...

I've owned Sidi Adventure Gore-tex boots for a while now. They only stay unbroken for about a week so your experience with them is likely to change. Those boots have been one of the most high...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-13-2015, 01:11 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,242
Posted By inbred
Wow, I'm collecting a lotta Peeps lately. Peeping...

Wow, I'm collecting a lotta Peeps lately. Peeping into my profile like little genius investigators and SLINGING comments about my occupation as if they've discovered some sort of hidden secret. Of...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-11-2015, 05:03 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,242
Posted By inbred
Who put the bustle in your hedgerow,...

Who put the bustle in your hedgerow, MachineBuilder? This thread likely irks you so because it's long in wind and short of actual results. Guess I can agree with that part of your babble. This is...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-10-2015, 02:42 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,242
Posted By inbred
STED9R: Thanks , Man. Come to think of it, on...

STED9R: Thanks , Man. Come to think of it, on all the bikes I've outfitted with Military Blackout Mode, the gauge cluster was always shut down too. I trust your judgment that it'll be tough to...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-09-2015, 03:07 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,242
Posted By inbred
B_C_RIES: Thanks for the suggestion. In your...

B_C_RIES: Thanks for the suggestion. In your honor, I plan on installing a high powered fog light which will double as an optional headlight during Miltary Blackout Mode. Switch will be...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-09-2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,242
Posted By inbred
Like I said, I've had this feature on every...

Like I said, I've had this feature on every plated bike I've owned over the last 25 years. No yard sales yet, since I wouldn't haphazardly shut off my lights unless it was safe to do so. My example...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-09-2015, 05:23 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,242
Posted By inbred
That one even got me laughing Barbadi, where do I...

That one even got me laughing Barbadi, where do I send the check? No doubt those bikes would be easier to add a Military Mode Blackout Feature to, Full Power. That knowledge, however, ain't getting...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-08-2015, 09:27 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,242
Posted By inbred
I first encountered "military black out mode"...

I first encountered "military black out mode" when I bought an Chevy Ex-military pick up as a high school kid. It was a simple toggle switch that disabled all lights. I always found it so cool to...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-07-2015, 03:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 452
Posted By inbred
Same deal. There is a typical gas leak between...

Same deal. There is a typical gas leak between the negative terminal and plastic of the battery. Dime a dozen condition. Think how much vibration occurs on this supposedly sealed joint....
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-07-2015, 03:17 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,242
Posted By inbred
Acceptable Point. The solution I seek will in...

Acceptable Point. The solution I seek will in no way be used for illegal purposes. Imagine the following scenario: I am in a particularly nasty cocktail joint in a remote part of Honduras. I am...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-07-2015, 02:11 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,242
Posted By inbred
$250.00 prize (F800GS Military Mode challenge)

Looking for a simple solution to an age old conundrum. Got a 2014 F800GS. Need to find a simple wiring solution for "Military Black Out Mode" on my new bike. There is a $250.00 prize for the inmate...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-07-2015, 01:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,513
Posted By inbred
Thanks, pepperdust. If you only knew how many...

Thanks, pepperdust. If you only knew how many takes it took me to get that sunbeam to pass directly through my Martini....
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-07-2015, 08:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 452
Posted By inbred
Why does this happen? [In case of sealed...

Why does this happen?

[In case of sealed lead acid battery (also known as SLA battery or dry battery), corrosion happens when electrolyte makes its way out to battery terminals through any leaks...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-06-2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,513
Posted By inbred
Never had a road oriented bike before. Mostly...

Never had a road oriented bike before. Mostly dirt/off road going back to when was 8 years old and Dad bought me a Harley. Then it was RM's and then on into dual sports...Last ten years have had a...
Forum: Vendors 04-04-2015, 05:18 PM
Replies: 2,359
Views: 811,641
Posted By inbred
Pelican products are rock solid. Got friends who...

Pelican products are rock solid. Got friends who would slap me upside the head if it appeared I was putting the company down. Not doing that. Though these things are tough as nails and hold to the...
Forum: Vendors 04-03-2015, 03:51 PM
Replies: 2,359
Views: 811,641
Posted By inbred
Some constructive criticism: On the good,...

Some constructive criticism:

On the good, they look tough and durable. That's good. But like the antique Wolfman version they suffer from a lack of insightful engineering. The key word is...
Forum: Vendors 04-03-2015, 03:30 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,395
Posted By inbred
On top it says "Nothing ADVentured... Then...

On top it says "Nothing ADVentured...

Then an image of an R80GS wheely-ing up an incline

Underneath..."nothing gained"
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-03-2015, 03:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,513
Posted By inbred
Thanks for the replies. So far have rode it each...

Thanks for the replies. So far have rode it each day for 30 miles. Trying to give it some rest between break in runs. Hitting it hard after it warms up. Progressive increases towards the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-01-2015, 04:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,513
Posted By inbred
April Fool's Day F800GS Delivery

What else needs to be said? Got this new 2014 F800GS delivered this afternoon from Max BMW near Troy, NY. Salesman was Mr. Cantey who couldn't have been more helpful or gosh danged cool through the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-29-2015, 03:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 642
Posted By inbred
Skid plates are overrated for 60 percent of all...

Skid plates are overrated for 60 percent of all F800 Riders. Don't believe me? Take Inbred's worthiness test: Buy a tiny glass airline bottle of liquor and after downing the contents, lash the...
Forum: Trip Planning 03-29-2015, 03:39 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,784
Posted By inbred
Learn to appreciate the absolute simplest things....

Learn to appreciate the absolute simplest things. Like being dry without your stomach growling for lack of warm food. When stopping for gas, always look for fresh fruit in the store. Maybe a large...
Forum: Americas 03-29-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 459
Posted By inbred
Anticosti is jamming with dual sport riding...

Anticosti is jamming with dual sport riding potential. The place could become a dual sport heaven once a few hearty souls break it open. Be nice to give all the deer hunters a little competition...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-28-2015, 12:20 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 19,066
Posted By inbred
"A BMW F800GS is a 80/20 at best" ...... ...

"A BMW F800GS is a 80/20 at best" ......

Yeh, but if you take an 80/20 bike and toss on some 60/40 tires, then it averages out as a 70/30 bike!!

I once knew a guy who raced a Honda Goldwing in...
Forum: Vendors 03-28-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,782
Posted By inbred
Haven't had any problems navigating the site the...

Haven't had any problems navigating the site the last several days. Quick and easy. Thinking about possibly ordering the crash bars, lower and upper. Of course I do like the look of the one piece...
Forum: Face plant 03-27-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 406
Views: 85,445
Posted By inbred
You are defeated once you give up riding due to...

You are defeated once you give up riding due to the risks.

I say, take stock of your plight. Own it. Bottom line: Measure up to what you once expected of yourself. Back when you were 16...
Forum: Face plant 03-27-2015, 03:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,343
Posted By inbred
Riveting story. Glad you are now all patched up...

Riveting story. Glad you are now all patched up and on the road to recovery. Love the pics and writing. What an adventure story. Love to do a ride with you someday. You seem like an interesting...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-27-2015, 03:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,267
Posted By inbred
Never has so much intelligence gathered since Max...

Never has so much intelligence gathered since Max Fritz dined alone in Munich, Bavaria.
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-27-2015, 04:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,153
Posted By inbred
Congrats on the New F800. Especially in...

Congrats on the New F800. Especially in Kalamata. I just don't see another BMW color that can hold a candle to it. Understated elegance in a hue fit for an explorer. Part luxury as in a dress...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-26-2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 836
Posted By inbred
Place me in the category of folks who would've...

Place me in the category of folks who would've liked to see you stay within OEM territory. My Shorai lasted one year exactly before she failed to hold a charge. But what a glorious year it was...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-25-2015, 03:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 741
Posted By inbred
Alternative Viewpoint~ The former replies are...

Alternative Viewpoint~ The former replies are clearly focused on what's best for you financially. One other consideration could be what's best for the adventure riding community. If this becomes...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-24-2015, 03:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 991
Posted By inbred
Yeh...Know the feeling. Last Friday I set up a...

Yeh...Know the feeling. Last Friday I set up a test drive of the F800GS and GSA at a BMW dealership in Upstate NY. The sales dude was a great guy. Very enthusiastic. Had the 800's lined up and I...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-24-2015, 03:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 807
Posted By inbred
Great middle east beast you have there, buddy. ...

Great middle east beast you have there, buddy. Get that danged thing on the US Mainland and we will show you a great time!
Forum: Face plant 03-23-2015, 04:28 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,630
Posted By inbred
Can't believe your left leg is still attached to...

Can't believe your left leg is still attached to your body. Oh what a lucky man, he was. As others have said, great video work, even if was just a function of getting careened by a car and flying...
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