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Forum: Parallel Universe 06-19-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 90,463
Posted By grndzr0
Craftsman Torx set

A screaming deal at sears right now that gets you all of the needed torx and hex bits for our bikes...

http://www.sears.com/craftsman-42-piece-1-4-and-3-8-inch-drive/p-00934845000P?adCell=REC_1_0...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-02-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 281
Posted By grndzr0
Rick Rael Rael Cycle 35 Florine Ln,...

Rick Rael

Rael Cycle
35 Florine Ln, Billings, Mt 59101
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<NOBR>I have had do some work on some of my previous bikes, and he is awesome. I havnt had him...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-01-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 823
Posted By grndzr0
also, I'm sure your aware, but it is a high...

also, I'm sure your aware, but it is a high alpine environment, and weather changes quickly and drastically. It was in the 60s on top, on our way up, and 37 an hour later on our way down. ...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-01-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 823
Posted By grndzr0
There was some bigger rock type gravel that had...

There was some bigger rock type gravel that had fallen in a few straights on the lower sections. The corners were pretty clear, and I took them hard all of the way to the mt/wy border.

Snow...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-31-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 823
Posted By grndzr0
You Guys missed out!!! ...

You Guys missed out!!!

http://i1236.photobucket.com/albums/ff448/grndzr0/temporary-21.jpg


http://i1236.photobucket.com/albums/ff448/grndzr0/temporary-24.jpg


Sorry for the poor quality,...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-29-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 823
Posted By grndzr0
Beartooth Pass, Whos Down?

So my wife and I are headed up Beartooth to Cooke City from Billings this Saturday.

I ride an F8 GS, and she has a 650 twin.

I try to head up as often as possible to grab a burger, or...
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 1,785
Views: 222,871
Posted By grndzr0
Im some ways, this is actually a simpler and...

Im some ways, this is actually a simpler and easier to fix solution. You can find a wire anywhere... A throttle cable might be a bit more difficult to find.

The key is knowing and understanding...
Forum: Thumpers 11-07-2013, 01:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 550
Posted By grndzr0
Husqvarna 701

http://www.asphaltandrubber.com/bikes/husqvarna-701-concept/

Crazy lookin bike. Highly resembles a 690....

and its 690cc

and the the recent ktm/husky deal ...


thoughts?
Forum: Vendors 10-31-2013, 02:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,407
Posted By grndzr0
Just though I would check in. Season 2 EP...

Just though I would check in.

Season 2 EP 1 is up.

Hope you guys enjoy!!

http://www.youtube.com/user/ExpeditionOverland

Ryan
Forum: The Garage 10-23-2013, 02:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,364
Posted By grndzr0
I have a 91'. It has less power and worse...

I have a 91'. It has less power and worse mileage than the 97. I paid 3k for mine, but would have gladly paid that price for a 97, especially if it had lockers.

I looked at a 96 about a year...
Forum: Thumpers 10-17-2013, 08:35 PM
Replies: 17,339
Views: 1,815,516
Posted By grndzr0
I have seen 2 690s for sale recently with...

I have seen 2 690s for sale recently with "rebuilt motors". Both under 10k miles. One was top end and rings, other was that with some bottom end parts as well

Just getting ready to pull the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-28-2013, 07:29 AM
Replies: 1,357
Views: 97,163
Posted By grndzr0
Just found this in faceplant. ...

Just found this in faceplant.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=920884

looks like things are looking up.

Just had a pretty scary night riding through there 2 nights ago. ...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-25-2013, 10:07 PM
Replies: 400
Views: 49,476
Posted By grndzr0
Rode from Billings down to Logan Utah for work on...

Rode from Billings down to Logan Utah for work on Monday

http://i1236.photobucket.com/albums/ff448/grndzr0/WP_20130923_001.jpg

This evening I buzzed up Logan Canyon, what a FUN road.
...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-19-2013, 07:16 AM
Replies: 1,357
Views: 97,163
Posted By grndzr0
We live in Billings, if you guys need anything,...

We live in Billings, if you guys need anything, let us know. Either Wife or I will try to do what we can.

Ryan
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-27-2013, 10:02 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 12,200
Posted By grndzr0
Just turned the big 3-0 a couple months ago ...

Just turned the big 3-0 a couple months ago

Sent from my RM-820_nam_att_100 using Board Express
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2013, 09:26 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,685
Posted By grndzr0
From what I have read, it has a longer stroke

From what I have read, it has a longer stroke
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2013, 12:16 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,685
Posted By grndzr0
Looking at some used 690s. Is it worth going out...

Looking at some used 690s. Is it worth going out of the way to get the 2012 for the extra HP? I will be taking it on the highway quite a bit.

Also, I don't want to sacrifice on the suspension. ...
Forum: Thumpers 08-23-2013, 02:18 PM
Replies: 17,339
Views: 1,815,516
Posted By grndzr0
So, I have a 2010 F800gs that I bought new and I...

So, I have a 2010 F800gs that I bought new and I now have around 25k miles on it. I originally did not want to travel off road that much, but I am finding myself push the bike past its limits. I am...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-17-2013, 11:21 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 12,598
Posted By grndzr0
Thanks a bunch for the replies guys. I restarted...

Thanks a bunch for the replies guys. I restarted this thread rather than creating a new one, and my question is slightly different, sorry for the confusion.

I have an F800Gs , I have had it for 2...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-15-2013, 10:58 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 12,598
Posted By grndzr0
I thought I would give this a bump. So I...

I thought I would give this a bump.

So I have had my 800 a little over 2 years now, and around 25,000 miles.

It hasn't left me stranded once, runs great. Hasn't needed a valve adjustment...
Forum: Canada 08-02-2013, 12:38 AM
Replies: 470
Views: 52,090
Posted By grndzr0
Thanks for the replies guys. Didn't end up going...

Thanks for the replies guys. Didn't end up going that way. Headed south to BC instead. Group decision. My vote was for canol, but I lost :(

I will Make it up there sometime. Definitely on the...
Forum: Canada 07-22-2013, 12:31 PM
Replies: 470
Views: 52,090
Posted By grndzr0
Any remote idea on how long it would take to get...

Any remote idea on how long it would take to get Ross river to Old Squaw given the current conditions?

Ryan
Forum: Canada 07-21-2013, 10:30 PM
Replies: 470
Views: 52,090
Posted By grndzr0
We are respectful, and leave things in same or...

We are respectful, and leave things in same or better condition than we found them.




I was wondering on current conditions, I have some numbers to call in the morning, but Yukon 511 is...
Forum: Canada 07-21-2013, 08:08 PM
Replies: 470
Views: 52,090
Posted By grndzr0
Looking at heading up S canol, tomorrow, and the...

Looking at heading up S canol, tomorrow, and the next day, then north Canol. We have 2 solid 4x4s, snorkels, winches and chainsaws. :) Had to leave the F8 home this trip :(

Yukon 511 is still...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-01-2013, 12:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,007
Posted By grndzr0
Me? Bad driving habits? Never.... I would...

Me? Bad driving habits? Never....

I would call them spirited driving habits!!

Ryan
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-29-2013, 10:12 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,286
Posted By grndzr0
I also heard a mention of it at a dealer. ...

I also heard a mention of it at a dealer. Sounded like bigger tank and possibly better suspension

Ryan
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-29-2013, 10:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,007
Posted By grndzr0
It may stop faster once, but running hard in the...

It may stop faster once, but running hard in the twisties I have had that front disk smoking pretty good on the wifes 650 twin. The F8 has noticeably less brake fade when running hard consistently,...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-16-2013, 02:54 PM
Replies: 1,970
Views: 193,275
Posted By grndzr0
I used more than I thought I would. We had a...

I used more than I thought I would. We had a bunch of left over from doing the 4x4s and the trailer, so i wasn't paying a ton of attention to how much, but probably a 5x6. It definitely turned out...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-16-2013, 10:03 AM
Replies: 1,970
Views: 193,275
Posted By grndzr0
The default "OFF" would be the best configuration...

The default "OFF" would be the best configuration if you ask me!!

Ryan
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-14-2013, 10:59 PM
Replies: 1,970
Views: 193,275
Posted By grndzr0
New "feature"

I was riding the wifes 650 twin around yesterday, and was shutting off the ABS to screw around a little.

Anyway, later in the day, i notice that it was off when i started the bike. No typical...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-14-2013, 10:55 PM
Replies: 1,970
Views: 193,275
Posted By grndzr0
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=1836...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=18366641&postcount=24


I don't have any recent pictures. And like I said, that was a first attempt. Ill probably have a shop do it next time. I...
Forum: Vendors 04-14-2013, 02:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,407
Posted By grndzr0
So guys, just thought I would check in. Its been...

So guys, just thought I would check in. Its been a quiet winter on here. I have been taking a bit of and ADV break. Been trying to focus on my business a bit, and just needed ADV break....

...
Forum: Americas 04-14-2013, 02:47 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 308
Posted By grndzr0
X Overland to Alaska, Yukon, and NWT

So this year for good Ol Expediton Overland, we are headed up to Alaska!! Going to try to shoot a whole season of stuff in one trip instead of a bunch of little ones. Starting in Anchorage for...
Forum: Americas 04-14-2013, 01:06 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,565
Posted By grndzr0
DO NOT miss Beartooth Pass. Try to hit it on a...

DO NOT miss Beartooth Pass. Try to hit it on a weekday, not as many cages, and not much law enforcement :)

Also, hell roaring plateau is a nice ride. Takes about an hour or so, Its on the right...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-13-2013, 01:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,105
Posted By grndzr0
Busted mine, hot wired it. That was a year...

Busted mine, hot wired it. That was a year ago... Still haven't gotten around to replacing it..

Ryan
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-13-2013, 01:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 554
Posted By grndzr0
I have some sort of "thick" tube on my front, I...

I have some sort of "thick" tube on my front, I think its a moose racing. I haven't had any problems as long as I balance the front wheel. If I don't balance it, it has problems. I bought a cheap...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-13-2013, 01:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 818
Posted By grndzr0
I have been wondering about this lately.... I...

I have been wondering about this lately.... I have a '10, and mine runs at 4 bars, after it warms up. I have gotten it to 5 but that was on a super whooped out supper deep sand nightmare that I...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-13-2013, 01:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,391
Posted By grndzr0
Dealers...

I take my bike 500 miles to have it serviced on the big ones (12k and 24k). I do oil/filter changes myself at fairly short intervals, as well as swap broken parts and general maintenance.

Its...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-13-2013, 12:53 PM
Replies: 1,970
Views: 193,275
Posted By grndzr0
I did a vinyl wrap on mine myself. It has lasted...

I did a vinyl wrap on mine myself. It has lasted about a year, at it is starting to show some signs of wear. I got the vinyl for very cheap. I had never wraped anything before, and managed to get...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-31-2012, 09:29 AM
Replies: 1,970
Views: 193,275
Posted By grndzr0
It looks like heavier material.... It seems I...

It looks like heavier material.... It seems I saw some pictures somewhere of a side by side of the HDB and the barkbusters, and the HDBs were heavier, However, I could be mistaken.

Ryan
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