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Forum: Ride reports 08-17-2013, 05:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 951
Posted By pattbo
I agree, climbing is better than sliding.

I agree, climbing is better than sliding.
Forum: Ride reports 08-16-2013, 01:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 951
Posted By pattbo
Thanks - goatman64

thanks goatman64 for chronicling the journey, and arranging the routes.

It was a great ride (I have the f800gs in the photos) - southern section definitely had more challenges for the big bikes. ...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-01-2012, 08:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,690
Posted By pattbo
The melting dash has happened to me - Ztechnik...

The melting dash has happened to me - Ztechnik Tall. Ztechnik replied saying it happens when parking AWAY from the sun - which matches how I was parked that day. Any screen can do it - it is...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-11-2011, 03:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,075
Posted By pattbo
I agree bikes can handle 10% but here in the US...

I agree bikes can handle 10% but here in the US you get inconsistent %ages. Need more testing and regulation to hold them to just 10%.
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-11-2011, 11:29 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,075
Posted By pattbo
yes - for Customer Relations for BMW North...

yes - for Customer Relations for BMW North America - II had 35% ethanol - and that happened twice - seems some distributor in Denver has the issue.

It seems there is a disconnect where your...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-11-2011, 09:41 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,075
Posted By pattbo
Did you report it to BMW NA?

+1 I've seen clogged injectors at 1000 miles on my new 2011. If anyone here thinks that their bike is a bit sensitive to fuel/ethanol compared to any other bike out there, please take the time to...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-04-2011, 02:45 PM
Replies: 1,708
Views: 306,159
Posted By pattbo
Got Mine

Received two sets from Dualsporttouring.com. Thank you to Francois for going out of his way to make sure my order went through.:clap

Will try and get them mounted soon.
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-26-2011, 11:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,387
Posted By pattbo
+1 I've seen clogged injectors at 1000 miles on...

+1 I've seen clogged injectors at 1000 miles on my new 2011. If anyone here thinks that their bike is a bit sensitive to fuel/ethanol compared to any other bike out there, please take the time to...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-23-2011, 07:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,299
Posted By pattbo
First Guess - Ethanol

Run some Techron or (insert your preference) fuel injector cleaner soon.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-02-2011, 06:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 748
Posted By pattbo
I had the same thing then realized I was not...

I had the same thing then realized I was not releasing the gear shifter all the way (leaving pressure on it) as I shifted up quickly through the gears. I adjusted the shifter just a bit higher and...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-02-2011, 06:47 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,914
Posted By pattbo
Similar Story

I also ordered the Holan Pro in January and was billed right away. I did not like being charged in January for something not shipped until March and told them about it. In the end, bars were...
Forum: Americas 03-02-2011, 06:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,136
Posted By pattbo
Oops

You are right. Didn't read that far. Still stand by Maine in general. Lots of place to explore beyond that section.
Forum: Americas 02-28-2011, 07:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,136
Posted By pattbo
Have you been?

http://www.northmainewoods.org/ - gravel roads and no people.

Heck some routes like Rt 11 from Sherman to Fort Kent are paved and qualify as off roading.
Forum: Americas 02-27-2011, 07:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,136
Posted By pattbo
Thumb It's called Maine!

Check out the North Maine Woods and Madawaska, ME - One of the 4 corners of the continental US.
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