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Forum: Parallel Universe 06-09-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 773
Posted By Manventure
Pazzo.

Pazzo.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-03-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 419
Posted By Manventure
What they said. Best combo out there and I...

What they said.

Best combo out there and I would also recommend the Tool Box.
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-20-2013, 01:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,517
Posted By Manventure
I am having EXACTLY the same problem only mine is...

I am having EXACTLY the same problem only mine is a 09 F650 that still has the original battery in it.

Looks like I should probably consider replacing the battery before it leaves me stranded.
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-14-2013, 09:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,015
Posted By Manventure
I have a 2009 so I don't know about 2014 fitment...

I have a 2009 so I don't know about 2014 fitment but I went with the MOD as it has excellent coverage. Fit great with the SW Motech Crash Bars.
Forum: Trip Planning 09-01-2013, 09:46 PM
Replies: 1,021
Views: 531,107
Posted By Manventure
I have 7 acres between Granite Falls, WA and...

I have 7 acres between Granite Falls, WA and Arlington, WA. Huge shop if you want to work on your bike - equipped with tools, etc. but I would be of limited help.

Lots of tent space, have a 35'...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-18-2013, 10:15 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,197
Posted By Manventure
I am not sure what xx/xx Heidenau K60's are...

I am not sure what xx/xx Heidenau K60's are considered but in reading your description I would also consider those. I love them but don't do anything too crazy on them.
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-15-2013, 10:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 261
Posted By Manventure
Lever Swapping

I just got my new Pazzo shorties in preparation for our WABDR run in a couple weeks.

The instructions look relatively straight forward. Any reason a moderately inclined rider couldn't do the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-12-2013, 10:57 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 12,260
Posted By Manventure
44 Been on my 650 for about 3 years now and...

44

Been on my 650 for about 3 years now and had a XT250 for a couple of years before that.

I really wish I hadn't wasted the last 20+ years of my life not knowing how much I enjoy riding.
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-23-2013, 08:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,866
Posted By Manventure
I have the Varios and would LOVE to have some...

I have the Varios and would LOVE to have some type of an adapter to mount the Wolfman Expeds to so I am anxious to see your efforts!
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-14-2013, 07:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,139
Posted By Manventure
Mine failed on my 09 650 about halfway home on a...

Mine failed on my 09 650 about halfway home on a trip. Luckily I had read about it here on the forum and managed to jumper it with the kit I was carrying on my bike and made it home.

I never...
Forum: Equipment 07-11-2013, 08:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 620
Posted By Manventure
Ditto. I put the Sean's on my 225 and 250 and...

Ditto. I put the Sean's on my 225 and 250 and the D-Take on my 650gs and wish I had found them before putting the first two sets on my Yammy's.

I will never not buy those Doubles again.
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-11-2013, 08:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,852
Posted By Manventure
Just rode my 09 650gs from Seattle to Reno and...

Just rode my 09 650gs from Seattle to Reno and back over a long weekend and would do it again in a second. Highway pegs on your crashbars will help and keeping the rpms somewhere between 3500 and...
Forum: Equipment 07-05-2013, 08:57 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,699
Posted By Manventure
Pretty good list. I also keep a...

Pretty good list.

I also keep a connector/cable for jump starting bikes. Not sure who will have what but most of my buddies have a SAE so I bring along a SAE to Clip connector.

Someone...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-04-2013, 07:29 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,064
Posted By Manventure
I don't want to talk about the number of times I...

I don't want to talk about the number of times I have tested my set-up but let me assure you that you will not be disappointed with the SW Motech bars and the MOD skid plate.

While you are at it...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-16-2013, 03:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,095
Posted By Manventure
I have the hand numbing vibes from about 3900 -...

I have the hand numbing vibes from about 3900 - 4200. Anything else is just dandy but cruise at 70 mph with 4000 rpms for an hour and it is horrible.
Forum: Equipment 05-15-2013, 08:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,931
Posted By Manventure
I am honestly not sure how the mounting holes...

I am honestly not sure how the mounting holes would align but have you considered MOD? I have one on my F650GS and it rocks. www.motooverland.com (http://www.motooverland.com).
Forum: Equipment 05-12-2013, 08:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,091
Posted By Manventure
Like everyone else has said, that is ABS...

Like everyone else has said, that is ABS plumbing. I have a tool tube on my bike made of 4" with that exact same screw cap that you show in your pictures. I also have a few of the tractor manual...
Forum: Equipment 05-12-2013, 08:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,340
Posted By Manventure
XT225 or G650 GS or whatever they are calling the...

XT225 or G650 GS or whatever they are calling the single cylinder BMW nowadays. I owned both a XT225 and XT250 and preferred the 6th gear of the 225 and the fact that you could get a Clarke tank on...
Forum: Equipment 05-10-2013, 08:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,239
Posted By Manventure
Vango Omega 350. Oh wait, that wasn't on the...

Vango Omega 350. Oh wait, that wasn't on the list. Redverz if I had to pick from your list.
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-08-2013, 09:16 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,650
Posted By Manventure
Nice work! Only Adv class that wasn't a Katoom. ...

Nice work! Only Adv class that wasn't a Katoom. Charlie and Ewan would be proud, only you did it without 2 chase vehicles and numerous corporate sponsors! :-)
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-29-2013, 04:19 PM
Replies: 1,987
Views: 195,747
Posted By Manventure
JR. I put one under each Vario. Since I don't...

JR. I put one under each Vario. Since I don't ever retract or expand them (leave them in the biggest size position) it wasn't a problem for me to get a few rubber washers and drill a couple holes. ...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-27-2013, 10:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,056
Posted By Manventure
Yeah, we adopted a fantastic little baby boy in...

Yeah, we adopted a fantastic little baby boy in June and the last 9 months have been a bottle and diaper laden blur devoid of any meaningful bike riding.

However I am gearing up for a WABDR run...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-27-2013, 09:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,056
Posted By Manventure
More obscure bike protection - radiator, rear brake reservoir, voltage regulator?

So, obviously we all know handguards, crash bars, etc. are necessary but I am looking for someone who has actually damaged their radiator, rear brake reservoir or voltage regulator in a crash OR...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-27-2013, 09:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,616
Posted By Manventure
I have the 650 and I have been pretty happy with...

I have the 650 and I have been pretty happy with it as a commuter when I am not exploring the great wilderness but I have never had anything else to compare it to so YMMV.
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-27-2013, 10:30 AM
Replies: 1,313
Views: 534,871
Posted By Manventure
I have had a hesitant trigger finger poised over...

I have had a hesitant trigger finger poised over that Mirage2 for months now. Any update on receiving, installing and testing it?
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-16-2012, 08:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 837
Posted By Manventure
I am assuming you mean a tank bag?

I am assuming you mean a tank bag?
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-02-2012, 08:07 PM
Replies: 7,653
Views: 6,896,393
Posted By Manventure
Shit, with the price of Uggs you could afford a...

Shit, with the price of Uggs you could afford a proper pair of boots! As a man who has financed many of pair of those I would have preferred some proper boots, they would have been cheaper......
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-01-2012, 03:49 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,767
Posted By Manventure
They ran off with his Scott Oiler........

They ran off with his Scott Oiler........
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-02-2012, 04:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,687
Posted By Manventure
I did waaaaaay too much research before I farkled...

I did waaaaaay too much research before I farkled up. As a matter of fact I should have used that time for riding......

That said, I would recommend the following and haven't been disappointed by...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-27-2012, 11:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 729
Posted By Manventure
Tool Kit - Beyond the Tool

So I have the Advdesign toolkit which I have added a 1/4" socket driver, 1/4" driver 3" extension, Titan Hex bit kit, pliers, diagnals, etc. to but I was also wondering what types of electrical...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-29-2012, 11:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 457
Posted By Manventure
Front Fender Extender F650

I have been doing more off roading and noticed that my radiator, oil filter, etc. is getting a ton of debris in it. Anyone have a particular fondness for one extender or another?

Thx
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-17-2012, 07:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,281
Posted By Manventure
Ok - we have had the Canadians pitch in, now...

Ok - we have had the Canadians pitch in, now where are the Germans for their impressions :-)

Seriously though, I have looked at both and will be going with the Pazzo's. Not only do I like the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-16-2012, 05:29 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,815
Posted By Manventure
Shhhhhhhsh. Don't tell my wife my secret :-)

Shhhhhhhsh. Don't tell my wife my secret :-)
Forum: Equipment 07-15-2012, 09:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,290
Posted By Manventure
Interested.

Interested.
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-15-2012, 09:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,428
Posted By Manventure
Mine went bad so I just tied the red/white and...

Mine went bad so I just tied the red/white and left the brown to float. I don't think I will ever replace it, although maybe I will have a scary kick stand down moment and recant that opinion.
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-12-2012, 07:54 PM
Replies: 537
Views: 213,520
Posted By Manventure
I am a SW-Motech, MOD Skidplate fan. I have used...

I am a SW-Motech, MOD Skidplate fan. I have used both extensively!!!!
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-12-2012, 07:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,815
Posted By Manventure
I have little hands and can't really manage with...

I have little hands and can't really manage with 2 fingers. Besides Wunderlich who is it that makes good adjustable levers - starts with a P or an S I think.........
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-11-2012, 05:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,724
Posted By Manventure
I have that Advdesign kit and their tire pump...

I have that Advdesign kit and their tire pump kit. That was the kit I supplemented with a few other items. Expensive yes but top notch and I priced trying to build it separately and it wouldn't...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-10-2012, 11:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,724
Posted By Manventure
My bike had 9k miles on it when my side stand...

My bike had 9k miles on it when my side stand switch failed on the side of the highway. Luckily a week before I had added some dikes, electrical tape, a wire stripper, zip ties and some wire nuts to...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-21-2012, 10:48 PM
Replies: 650
Views: 98,801
Posted By Manventure
Figured out my problem. It was the damn side...

Figured out my problem. It was the damn side stand switch.......

Bike started acting funky again a couple days ago so I read up on here and noted that the side stand bypass was red+white with a...
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