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Forum: Beasts 08-28-2013, 12:49 AM
Replies: 640
Views: 153,692
Posted By supertorro
being dumb

for your amusement folks:
I just found the international shipping link on the 2wheelpros website.
Feeling properly stupid right now. Thanks for the responses, and I will endeavour to think first...
Forum: Beasts 08-27-2013, 12:19 PM
Replies: 640
Views: 153,692
Posted By supertorro
Good news

yep, saw these last night And they are probably the best bet I've come across so far. But good news today is that it appears the only part I will need to replace is the Upper Sleeve on one of the...
Forum: Beasts 08-26-2013, 02:59 PM
Replies: 640
Views: 153,692
Posted By supertorro
Fork options

Hi folk

I have taken the plunge and purchased an accident damaged dorsoduro 750. One of the fork legs is quite badly bent, and so I was wondering what forks are out there in the wild that could...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-02-2013, 04:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,989
Posted By supertorro
I've had the same experience, but only since...

I've had the same experience, but only since installing a lithium battery. Any time the ambient temperature drops below 10 celsius, I have the same symptoms. If I apply a load to the battery for a...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-16-2012, 10:11 AM
Replies: 2,192
Views: 232,429
Posted By supertorro
Mirror stalk respray


Yet another noob here.
Anyone know if the mirror and stalk can be taken apart? I've noticed some rust bubbling up underneath the paint, so I'd like to take it apart to properly clean and...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-09-2012, 02:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 944
Posted By supertorro
WP 48mm seem to work just fine


Thought I'd chime in here. I just had the front end replaced with a WP 48mm upside down fork. The differences are massive, or at least what I noticed was quite substantial. For me, the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-26-2012, 12:43 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 30,616
Posted By supertorro
so in simple terms

So in simple terms, troubleshooting a charging problem consists of:

1. Check the stator
Bike not running
1.a Check the three Stator wires in all combinations for resistance. (Currently getting...
Forum: Trip Planning 03-30-2011, 01:14 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 51,067
Posted By supertorro
listen to the voices

I think it just depends on the how many voices there are in your head. My few experiences riding with others has always been a little frustrating. horses for courses?
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-19-2010, 04:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,069
Posted By supertorro
same thing for me....annoying high pitched whine...

same thing for me....annoying high pitched whine from the pump. supposedly BMW dealer replaced the pump, but it didn't make any difference
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-15-2010, 05:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 511
Posted By supertorro
High-Pitched whine

I've had recently a high-pitched whine develop my f658 and thought I'd check amongst you lot whether anyone had the same:

It seems to be coming from the seat area, which leads me to suspect there...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-15-2010, 04:50 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,310
Posted By supertorro
Front End wobble only after knobbies

yep, had the same front end wobble when I changed from the stock tyres to 50/50 tyres. front was a heidenau k60 and rear was metzler sahara enduro.
really bad wobble at speed. I found the only way...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-08-2010, 05:32 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 19,997
Posted By supertorro
Very intruiging

Now this I would be very keen to see. I was thinking of this very same mod, but for my 658gs....
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-07-2010, 06:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,016
Posted By supertorro
658 for a noob


2 years ago I was in the same position you are now. 'cept I had no motorbike experience. I ended up buying the 658 and I must say I'm very happy with it for the purposes I stated at the...
Forum: Vendors 07-03-2009, 01:52 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 21,573
Posted By supertorro
Difference in materials

HI Randy

I am interested in purchasing a LV can for my F658GS. My LBS gave quotes for 3 different models that would do the job. As my reason for wanting to replace the stock can is to change the...
Forum: Beasts 04-15-2009, 02:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,046
Posted By supertorro
cool. that's the most informative answer I've...

cool. that's the most informative answer I've gotten. Thank you very much. at least now I understand why there seems to be few options. much as I like the gs I don't want to hop in and buy the...
Forum: Beasts 04-15-2009, 11:24 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,046
Posted By supertorro
hmmm, I think I see

So a single is essentially minimising any chance for things to go wrong, whereas a twin has double of everything and more complexity = more risk....okay makes sense.

as for weight and price: well...
Forum: Beasts 04-15-2009, 11:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,046
Posted By supertorro
Middleweight Adventure Twins


Being a complete noob to biking I was wondering what options there are on the market for middleweight adventure twins. If I look at what's on the market there seems to be:

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