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Forum: Parallel Universe 10-10-2014, 01:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 586
Posted By gs_lad
Thumb Very nice result. I ve done the same with mine...

Very nice result.
I ve done the same with mine (http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7303/11504370083_b27369a645_b.jpg) but not with 3M tape.
As a result the tape is not very (or at all) reflective.
I...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-08-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,462
Posted By gs_lad
Cool2 Awesome job...looks like a bike from the Paris...

Awesome job...looks like a bike from the Paris Dakar rally!
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-25-2014, 02:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,595
Posted By gs_lad
Great bike, great first post! For a little...

Great bike, great first post!

For a little lowering, look at the hyperpro -20mm springs. You will have the added benefit of better on road performance, plus reducing the diving of the front...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-23-2014, 12:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,481
Posted By gs_lad
The 800GSA is an enchanced version of the simple...

The 800GSA is an enchanced version of the simple GS in many aspects (suspension, seat, fuel tank, windscreen, footpegs etc).

Only reason not to go for the adventure version IMHO is in case you...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-09-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,139
Posted By gs_lad
I would give you a regular one + cash for that if...

I would give you a regular one + cash for that if you were interested, but I assume we re too far away for it to work... :norton
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-28-2014, 11:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,943
Posted By gs_lad
I believe you mean this... ...

I believe you mean this...
http://www.bmw-motorrad-store.de/deckelschloss-fuer-aluminiumkoffer-r1200gs-adventure.html
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-28-2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,732
Posted By gs_lad
Thumb This thread is an example of why I love this...

This thread is an example of why I love this forum!
Thanks for sharing the knowledge!
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-27-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 7,804
Views: 2,587,436
Posted By gs_lad
Cool2 Both the bashplate and the crash bars are from...

Both the bashplate and the crash bars are from metal mule...
Cheers!
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-25-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 7,804
Views: 2,587,436
Posted By gs_lad
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-y5KwYqXKgIc/U4I...

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-y5KwYqXKgIc/U4I592QTx-I/AAAAAAAABGs/QwnNY8azSHc/w1167-h875-no/IMG_0254%255B1%255D.JPG

Yaliskari beach, Paleochora Crete :norton
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-21-2014, 02:49 AM
Replies: 601
Views: 166,318
Posted By gs_lad
nice bike

May I say that after test driving the new f800gs adventure I have changed my initial neutral opinion into a positive one.

I liked the more bass sound of the engine,
the very comfortable seat...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-14-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 470
Posted By gs_lad
Hello Answer to your 2nd question is yes......

Hello

Answer to your 2nd question is yes... quide how to do it here (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=794300)

if I have understood your first question correctly you want to use...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-05-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,693
Posted By gs_lad
Thumb I second the above post! Great video man! :norton

I second the above post! Great video man! :norton
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-08-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 785
Posted By gs_lad
i have the oem alu topbox for 5 years now, and...

i have the oem alu topbox for 5 years now, and also got the 2 alu sidecases the last year...
the topbox is being used 95% of the days, where as the panniers 5%...

The topbox is a great buy I...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-12-2014, 01:40 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,965
Posted By gs_lad
completely agree with post #26 by FredRydr.. ...

completely agree with post #26 by FredRydr..

By preemptively "farkling" your bike you will find out that most of the stuff you bought is basically useless.

The only way to decide if something...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-22-2013, 03:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 603
Posted By gs_lad
Cool2 diy pannier chevrons

After my tutorial on how to change the grips of the f800gs (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=794300) I managed to complete another simple task on the bike which I wanted to do for a...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-04-2013, 11:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,129
Posted By gs_lad
Has anyone fitted these brackets to a pre 2013...

Has anyone fitted these brackets to a pre 2013 f800gs?
They look very well thought out, but I assume they will place the LED-Lights very near the turn signals on a pre 2013 model thus causing...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-13-2013, 06:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,730
Posted By gs_lad
For my standards, the f800gs is already a...

For my standards, the f800gs is already a powerful (sufficiently for my needs) large touring bike, but since you already took the plunge to upgrade it, I hope this works out for you..After all why...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-06-2013, 10:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,493
Posted By gs_lad
I believe this is an alternative... not sure...

I believe this is an alternative...
not sure about its efficiency though :norton

http://www.wunderlich.de/shop/wunderlich-innenkotflugel-5131.html
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-24-2013, 03:14 AM
Replies: 601
Views: 166,318
Posted By gs_lad
The bike seems well improved on all aspects,...

The bike seems well improved on all aspects, except for the aesthetic part..
Why oh why did they "inflate" the front faux tank so much that it protrudes like a large chunk of plastic towards the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-22-2013, 04:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 712
Posted By gs_lad
great article :D

great article :D
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-21-2013, 02:34 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 12,825
Posted By gs_lad
Very nice looking bike Sohere... Would it be...

Very nice looking bike Sohere...
Would it be easy for you to show us a little close up on the fog lights? They seem to be on the right place. :norton
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-20-2013, 01:28 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 12,825
Posted By gs_lad
I m 32, owner of an f800 since March 2009. I...

I m 32, owner of an f800 since March 2009.

I think its a good bike, in the sence that it has relatively low fuel consumption, has plenty of power, is very upgradable with tons of aftermarket...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-01-2013, 01:32 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,421
Posted By gs_lad
The f800gs was also the first real motorcycle for...

The f800gs was also the first real motorcycle for me, but I had a 100cc Honda astrea grand which I drove for 12 years prior to that.

The BMW required some getting used to especially in the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-18-2013, 11:51 AM
Replies: 225
Views: 22,265
Posted By gs_lad
My front light also got a little burned, by using...

My front light also got a little burned, by using an ordinary bulb.

The explanation from the dealer was that the bulb wasnt clicked into place completely (by me) and touched the surface of the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-23-2012, 03:00 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,374
Posted By gs_lad
Without meaning to troll, one reason for which I...

Without meaning to troll, one reason for which I like the stock exhaust is that it has the ideal size and shape for the bike.
The smaller and/or thinner exhausts tend to look a little out of scale...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-21-2012, 02:34 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,711
Posted By gs_lad
definitely my alu topcase :norton most...

definitely my alu topcase :norton
most convenient thing on the bike
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-18-2012, 11:47 AM
Replies: 465
Views: 102,394
Posted By gs_lad
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fpx16Y4agXc ...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fpx16Y4agXc

new f800gs commercial video
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-25-2012, 11:04 AM
Replies: 465
Views: 102,394
Posted By gs_lad
that looks amazingly cool :jkam

that looks amazingly cool :jkam
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-26-2012, 11:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 540
Posted By gs_lad
Talking :norton My pleasure! I haven't tested their...

:norton
My pleasure! I haven't tested their endurance to the heating feature yet to test their so called "aerospace material" but I guess at 1/10 of the price of the BMW grips one cannot go wrong!...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-26-2012, 01:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 540
Posted By gs_lad
that was me......

that was me... http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=18772366#post18772366
I replaced them with old style r1150 gs grips because this is what i found available in my nearby store....
they are...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-26-2012, 10:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,688
Posted By gs_lad
Cool2 Replacing heated grips (with non OEM ones)

Hello from Greece this is my first post but I have to say that I ve been reading this site for quite some time and it is one of my favorites.
Today I replaced my bikes grips. I didnt mind them...
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