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Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2014, 03:50 AM
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Posted By Bronson1
Air filter

I am running a TWIN AIR but I bought the last one they had in the US about 6 mo ago. I don't know if they have more now or not but I don't think so. I was told this was just a one time make. It has...
Forum: Equipment 01-15-2014, 07:37 AM
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Posted By Bronson1
February

Yes my dealer said he expects the hi vis to be on his February shipment.:clap
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2014, 05:41 AM
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Posted By Bronson1
Gas range

Gas millage for me always checks between 60 and 70 mpg depending on how bad i want the better mileage, usually 63 to 65. Range is always better than 200 miles and I expect to be safe going to 220. My...
Forum: Equipment 01-14-2014, 05:32 AM
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Posted By Bronson1
Question Really quite

Seems not much new here?
Forum: Thumpers 01-06-2014, 07:02 AM
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Posted By Bronson1
Touratech problems

Yes I find this to be a common problem with touratech products. They don't seem to put much effect into making sure their products fit as well as they could. Some times I think they have never...
Forum: Thumpers 12-23-2013, 05:32 PM
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Posted By Bronson1
Merry Christmas

Hope everyone has a merry Christmas and thanks to everyone who regularly shares information here. :rofl
Forum: Thumpers 12-23-2013, 05:29 PM
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Posted By Bronson1
Side stand

I have been thinking about grinding mine too so I think I'll follow your lead. The 1/16 is a good guide to go from. Thanks for the two replies. :rofl
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2013, 01:22 PM
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Posted By Bronson1
Side stand issues

Just a FYI reminder. Yesterday when I parked the bike in the driveway on the side stand it fell over and broke the clutch lever along with scratching up the plastics in a number of places, bending...
Forum: Thumpers 12-12-2013, 06:41 AM
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Posted By Bronson1
front tire

the 3.25 tire works fine on the stock 1.6 wide front rim.:rofl
Forum: Thumpers 11-25-2013, 06:41 AM
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Posted By Bronson1
WP forks

In reguards to the WP, yes they do have the 2 5MM marks. I have 3 bikes with WP's and run all 3 at 10MM up. As you know these start with a lot more travel and the bike rake is a lot different...
Forum: Thumpers 11-23-2013, 06:33 AM
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Posted By Bronson1
Fork tubes

At 12mm up If anything I feel the bike handles better at high speed ( that's if you want to call 95-100 high speed).
Where it really helps is off-road and in the twisties. But not much change...
Forum: Thumpers 11-22-2013, 07:12 AM
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Posted By Bronson1
front forks

I have mine set 12mm above the top clamp and no problem. somewhere on these threads people have gone a lot further up than that without a problem. From looking at the marks on the tubes after hard...
Forum: Equipment 11-15-2013, 06:00 AM
Replies: 1,289
Views: 192,500
Posted By Bronson1
Question 2nd year hi viz

Does anyone know of any changes to the 2nd year Hi Viz? Also the next shipment seem to be due in February, will these be the 2nd years or the first?
Forum: Thumpers 11-13-2013, 05:08 AM
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Posted By Bronson1
rev limiter

If you ever doubt the Sertao has a rev limiter just try doing a good wheelie .:rofl
Forum: Thumpers 11-05-2013, 06:54 AM
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Posted By Bronson1
CTDan

I installed Pivot Pegz over the weekend on my '13 Sert. and now my foot won't fit between the peg and the gear lever.

While on the Touratech website (I think that's the gear lever I want), I...
Forum: Thumpers 11-01-2013, 05:44 AM
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Posted By Bronson1
rick mayer seat

Boy i like the looks of that rick Mayers seat. Could you give us some info on it. Cost, I guess it was built to fit you so what was the info taken to build it. Im wondering if we knew the info...
Forum: Thumpers 10-25-2013, 11:01 AM
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Posted By Bronson1
SW tank bag question

dunc59 could you tell me which SW tank bag you have in the picture mounted to the red gs? I like it!
Forum: Thumpers 10-22-2013, 05:41 AM
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Posted By Bronson1
Thumbs down starting problem

Don't think the stronger battery alone will help much with the starting. When I was getting the run around from my dealer and they kept blaming the battery and not addressing the issue I installed a...
Forum: Thumpers 10-02-2013, 05:19 AM
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Posted By Bronson1
Thumb battery

I too run the Shorai LFX14L5-BS12 and it has worked well. some problems when very cold but that should not be a problem for most.
I have not relocated the regulator but it is not that hot here...
Forum: Thumpers 09-17-2013, 09:29 AM
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Posted By Bronson1
Question Oil plug

Is the oil plug a magnetized one or not. I'm getting ready to do my 6000 mile oil change and will buy one if it does not have one allready.
Forum: Thumpers 09-16-2013, 11:37 AM
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Posted By Bronson1
Just sharing info.

Dazz I don't think most of us are bashing BMW or our Sertao. We are sharing our experiences with the bike in order to help each other. If we hated the bikes we would not be wasting out time reading...
Forum: Thumpers 09-16-2013, 05:47 AM
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Posted By Bronson1
torance tires OEM

In reguards to the oem Torance tires I only got 4500 miles till the back tire was slick and about 500 miles past where it should have been replaced. the front is still going at 6000 miles and will...
Forum: Thumpers 08-19-2013, 06:32 AM
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Posted By Bronson1
taillight bracket

The rear support bracket is really a must if you do ANY offroad or even gravel. I was riding with 3 bikes like ours and 2 of the 3 had their rears brake off. one lost the taillight not to be found...
Forum: Thumpers 08-05-2013, 06:16 AM
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Posted By Bronson1
safety

Last week I followed a Dakar across the dragon. Two things stood out to me asI followed. One I was supprised at how dim our taillights are even when the brakes are on. The second thing was the bike...
Forum: Thumpers 07-25-2013, 05:56 AM
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Posted By Bronson1
different rear tire size ?

Has anyone tried a sightly different tire size on the rear? I'm interested in the anakee lll but it does not come in our size. Looks like I might have to use the 140 80 17 if i go with this tire....
Forum: Thumpers 07-17-2013, 04:11 PM
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Posted By Bronson1
12 volts GPS

I spliced into the parking light wire for the small bulb in the headlight so now my gps is switched. A GPS only draws less than 1 amp.
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2013, 04:45 AM
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Posted By Bronson1
brakes

Nylon it sure sounds like air in the system to me. I'd bleed them again till it feels right.
Forum: Thumpers 05-16-2013, 05:37 AM
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Posted By Bronson1
seat

If you still need the seat I have a new (replaced with a tall seat after about 200 miles) that I'll take $100 plus shipping for. Is off my 2012 sertao.
Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2013, 09:01 AM
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Posted By Bronson1
Question Nylon

Thanks for the pictures, makes us all wish we were there. Could you give us a report on how the badlands pro is performing? I'm rying to decide rather on not to buy one, the heat is my biggest...
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2013, 06:25 AM
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Posted By Bronson1
Thumb 15t CS

For me the 15t is much better suited to the bike. Who wants to go more than 100 mph on one of these bikes anyway.The only reason to stay with the 16t would be if really great gas mileage is...
Forum: Thumpers 05-13-2013, 06:38 AM
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Posted By Bronson1
tank bag

+1 for the explorer lite tank bag, I wanted the Rainier but tried one and it is so tall it caused more wind to hit me in the face at anything above 55 mph. :wink:
Forum: Thumpers 05-13-2013, 06:34 AM
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Posted By Bronson1
Fyi

I used them hard: dirt and highway up to, gulp, 100mph (just tried it for a second to see if the sertao would go that fast). It was wobbling desperately, and I needed a long hill to get that speed...
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2013, 09:39 AM
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Posted By Bronson1
Thumb Shifter

I do like the shifter. It is well made and the ball bearing tip really makes a difference in how it shifts as well as protects your boot a little while shifting. The brake snake that comes with it is...
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2013, 06:01 AM
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Posted By Bronson1
shifting

Well I've only got 2000 miles on mine but its not smoothed out much at all. I did install a Wonderlich adjustable shifter with the ball-bearing tip and that made a noticeable difference but they are...
Forum: Thumpers 05-02-2013, 11:14 AM
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Posted By Bronson1
Aftermarket air filter.

With all the talk about pipes and sound has anyone tried another air filter and did it change the sound a little or not at all. I especially wonder about the k&n and the BlueAir. :rofl
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2013, 06:07 AM
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Posted By Bronson1
Removing seat

Alskee750 mentioned having to remove the added rack to remove the seat. I have attached a zip tie to my pull handle and ran it out through a hole already in the rear finder into the rear wheel well....
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2013, 10:59 AM
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Posted By Bronson1
Pegs

I like the pivit pegzs but they are so wide I had to use a extended shifter lever. So by the time you by both I'm not sure I'd do it over. I can't really tell much difference in them and other wider...
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2013, 05:42 AM
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Posted By Bronson1
Lower pegs

I have my pivit pegzs set to the lowest and most rearward postion and have not had an problems. I do like the sitting postion better on the bike this way and with the tall seat. Together they made a...
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2013, 06:06 AM
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Posted By Bronson1
Engine #

Desert Dav I hope this helps but I had to lay down in the floor (i'm getting older and my knees don't work like they used to) and look at the rear of the engine. On the lower part of the engine a...
Forum: Thumpers 04-04-2013, 08:28 AM
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Posted By Bronson1
Engine number

The engine # is located just behind the gear shifter. You may need a flashlight to read it. It is engraved on the black case and it is the top # you want, there are two located here but the top is...
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