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Forum: Parallel Universe 06-08-2011, 08:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,528
Posted By KnuckC
I too have tested every bike I bought and have...

I too have tested every bike I bought and have never paid in advance. A seller should be able to assess a serious potential buyer.

Why should the buyer be at the mercy of a dishonest seller. What...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-07-2011, 08:34 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 18,669
Posted By KnuckC
I am not quite sure what you mean by "surge the...

I am not quite sure what you mean by "surge the rear brake pedal while downshifting" and I don't know what you consider "not riding aggressively" but I have never had the ABS engage on pavement in a...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-07-2011, 07:08 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 18,669
Posted By KnuckC
I agree with the above post that ABS stopping...

I agree with the above post that ABS stopping distance is longer on loose gravel. One thing to consider, however, is that w/o ABS the bike may be less stable in an emergency stop and may slide...
Forum: Equipment 06-04-2011, 10:22 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 23,471
Posted By KnuckC
Check out the Ricoh GXR...

Check out the Ricoh GXR (http://www.ricoh.com/r_dc/gxr/) . It should have Leica M lens support in the near future. Takes great pictures and is much more compact than a DSLR.
Forum: Equipment 05-25-2011, 12:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,528
Posted By KnuckC
+1 on the Condor. The only downside is it is...

+1 on the Condor. The only downside is it is expensive. Works really well.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-10-2011, 08:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,126
Posted By KnuckC
You must be one of those Grey people, you know...

You must be one of those Grey people, you know the ones that are in denial.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-10-2011, 07:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,126
Posted By KnuckC
I understand your dilemma but its unlikely you...

I understand your dilemma but its unlikely you will be successful in your quest to swap.

It is well documented that the orange bikes perform 63% better and have 78% less issues than the Grey.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-09-2011, 05:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 648
Posted By KnuckC
Yes. Lots of good choices out there. I have TTs.

Yes. Lots of good choices out there. I have TTs.
Forum: Ride reports 05-05-2011, 04:09 PM
Replies: 1,263
Views: 644,984
Posted By KnuckC
Too bad you had such a negative experience in...

Too bad you had such a negative experience in Africa. I guess tourism has really affected the culture. I wonder if it is still possible to experience traditional Africa. From your report it would...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-05-2011, 04:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,950
Posted By KnuckC
As far as windscreens go check out these guys,...

As far as windscreens go check out these guys, less money that the TT and great customer service:

Britannia Composites Ltd. Mirage2 (http://www.britanniacomposites.com/mirage2.html)

For seats,...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-04-2011, 01:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,463
Posted By KnuckC
IMO the mod looks great on the bike. First class...

IMO the mod looks great on the bike. First class fabrication and fit and works extremely well.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-04-2011, 01:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,889
Posted By KnuckC
I did the same thing for my lowered F800. The...

I did the same thing for my lowered F800. The only problem I encountered was that the end of the stand used to start the kick down is too close to the rear foot peg so it makes it difficult to get my...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-26-2011, 04:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,287
Posted By KnuckC
Got in a little late but hammer and punch works...

Got in a little late but hammer and punch works really well as I am sure you now know.
Forum: Ride reports 04-18-2011, 06:29 AM
Replies: 988
Views: 383,971
Posted By KnuckC
Great pics. I don't know what camera you are...

Great pics. I don't know what camera you are using but if you're not a professional photographer you should be.
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-15-2011, 05:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,389
Posted By KnuckC
KTM = more maintenance

KTM = more maintenance
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-10-2011, 11:33 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 11,166
Posted By KnuckC
Five G I dont know what you are paying for...

Five G

I dont know what you are paying for these bikes where you are but at the time I bought my F800 (last year) the 990 was about $4500.00 more. You can do a lot to the F800 for $4500.00...
Forum: Equipment 04-10-2011, 07:50 AM
Replies: 3,643
Views: 543,182
Posted By KnuckC
Yes, I meant tax not duty.

Yes, I meant tax not duty.
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-09-2011, 09:30 AM
Replies: 387
Views: 101,242
Posted By KnuckC
https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/_nWZKM6slgCA/TZ5...

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/_nWZKM6slgCA/TZ5CubzBDNI/AAAAAAAACYg/RN0Mc6GEwJY/s1600/DSCF7960.JPG

Nice job but your capacity on the pannier is pretty limited. :rofl:rofl
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-08-2011, 07:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,502
Posted By KnuckC
Mod stuff is great. I have the bash plate, rack...

Mod stuff is great. I have the bash plate, rack and kick stand piece. Well engineered and produced.
Forum: Equipment 04-06-2011, 07:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,244
Posted By KnuckC
Where did you get it. Its exactly what I need.

Where did you get it. Its exactly what I need.
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-02-2011, 09:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,064
Posted By KnuckC
If you're going to ride mostly on slab and can...

If you're going to ride mostly on slab and can afford it, go with the 1200. If you plan to ride on dirt other than well maintained gravel roads, either alone or 2up, then give serious consideration...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-02-2011, 09:11 AM
Replies: 535
Views: 223,325
Posted By KnuckC
Maximum Hastings, Why are you not...

Maximum Hastings,

Why are you not considering the 990 Adventure for your trip?
Forum: Ride reports 03-30-2011, 09:46 AM
Replies: 272
Views: 128,757
Posted By KnuckC
Awesome RR and pics. I apologize if this has...

Awesome RR and pics. I apologize if this has already been asked but what type of camera are you using?
Forum: Americas 03-27-2011, 10:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 643
Posted By KnuckC
Just got back from Vegas. My regular ride is an...

Just got back from Vegas. My regular ride is an F800 so I rented a K1300GT for something different from BMW Motorcycles of Las Vegas.

I obviously didn't take it off road but for the black stuff a...
Forum: Equipment 03-26-2011, 11:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 519
Posted By KnuckC
Depending on your head shape try the Aria XD3 or...

Depending on your head shape try the Aria XD3 or Shoie Hornet. Both are excellent dual sport helmets with visors that really help in the sun.

For boots check out the Alpinestar Tech 3 if you will...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-26-2011, 11:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,052
Posted By KnuckC
I don't bring one on the road but use one...

I don't bring one on the road but use one frequently in the shop. If money is an issue, get one good quality 20 - 100 Nm wrench, it will cover most of the values on the bike. For lower values...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-21-2011, 07:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,461
Posted By KnuckC
Congrats on the new ride. Love the color,...

Congrats on the new ride. Love the color, although I'm admittedly biased as you can probably tell:

http://i856.photobucket.com/albums/ab125/KnuckC/0018574c.png

Once the farkle bug hits it...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-09-2011, 01:21 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 40,711
Posted By KnuckC
Other than the seat I have what you have. You're...

Other than the seat I have what you have. You're going to think you bought a new bike.
Forum: Equipment 03-05-2011, 12:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,500
Posted By KnuckC
Are you sure they have an update? I see a 1.04...

Are you sure they have an update? I see a 1.04 update on their site for the POV.HD but not for any other of their units. If you know they have an update I would contact their support department and...
Forum: Equipment 03-05-2011, 12:17 PM
Replies: 3,643
Views: 543,182
Posted By KnuckC
For those of you interested in the quality of...

For those of you interested in the quality of Sena's customer support here is my story:

I bought a dual set from a local dealer. A few weeks after using it successfully I started to have problems...
Forum: Equipment 03-03-2011, 09:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 594
Posted By KnuckC
This helmet has a large visor and can be prone to...

This helmet has a large visor and can be prone to wind and buffeting. I'm not sure if you're saying you tried it on and its too snug. If you did try it on and found it snug then I can tell you the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-02-2011, 09:53 PM
Replies: 404
Views: 73,639
Posted By KnuckC
For those of you who think the F8 can't handle...

For those of you who think the F8 can't handle RTW take a look at this ride report. (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=584006)
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-28-2011, 10:22 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 11,464
Posted By KnuckC
I run a switched Centech AP1...

I run a switched Centech AP1 (http://www.centechwire.com/marketing/spotlight.html) tapped into the licence plate light and, among other things, wire the GPS into the Centech.
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-26-2011, 09:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,467
Posted By KnuckC
You'll love the F8.

You'll love the F8.
Forum: Ride reports 02-26-2011, 09:28 PM
Replies: 988
Views: 383,971
Posted By KnuckC
Congratulations and good luck with the rest of...

Congratulations and good luck with the rest of your trip. Looking forward to hearing about it.
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-26-2011, 07:38 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 36,175
Posted By KnuckC
You definitely do not have to pull the rear wheel.

You definitely do not have to pull the rear wheel.
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-26-2011, 07:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,910
Posted By KnuckC
It did for me. My only concern is the long...

It did for me.

My only concern is the long term effect of a richer fuel mixture on the pistons. Why BMW didn't originally (or hasn't in an update) done this is always in the back of my mind.These...
Forum: Ride reports 02-26-2011, 09:33 AM
Replies: 988
Views: 383,971
Posted By KnuckC
Originally posted by RiderJones: ...

Originally posted by RiderJones:



Although this should probably be in the equipment thread, my experience is that you have to try these helmets on. Generally speaking, Arai fit smaller heads...
Forum: Equipment 02-24-2011, 11:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,194
Posted By KnuckC
Originally posted by GoGoGain41: I...

Originally posted by GoGoGain41:



I have the Arai XD. Changing the visor is simple and toolless. You couldn't do it while on the bike but could do it easily at a gas station. All that is...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-24-2011, 10:48 AM
Replies: 575
Views: 178,503
Posted By KnuckC
Now just develop a breakaway system and go into...

Now just develop a breakaway system and go into production. Give the competitors a run for their money. At that weight I'll buy a set.
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