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Forum: Vendors 12-13-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,543
Posted By gnurob
Mine lasted a week, and a few others had similar...

Mine lasted a week, and a few others had similar problems. This one is probably no better.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-09-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,213
Posted By gnurob
Chesty really is a great action perspective. It...

Chesty really is a great action perspective. It also shakes less.

My favourite is on another bike.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-05-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,451
Posted By gnurob
The origional wheel is 17" ∅ and the new wheel is...

The origional wheel is 17" ∅ and the new wheel is 18" ∅. Therefore the radius is changed by a 1/2", not 1". Since the seat is halfway between the pivot at the increased axle height, the seat will...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-04-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,460
Posted By gnurob
Does your local motor registration accept trades...

Does your local motor registration accept trades as tax free? Find a short F800 rider (lots of those).
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-04-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 995
Posted By gnurob
The main emissions from a gasoline engine are ...

The main emissions from a gasoline engine are


Carbon dioxide (CO2) - 1st main product of combustion
Water vapor (H2O) - 2nd main product of combustion

Carbon dioxide are a significant...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-29-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 687
Posted By gnurob
Ignition and seat. Might as well throw in Vario...

Ignition and seat. Might as well throw in Vario cases while we're at it.

...and maybe nothing is all you need to do.
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-29-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 687
Posted By gnurob
Cylinder Maintenance

Anyone come across cylinder maintenance recommendations for the F800? They're open to the elements, so I've been wondering how graphic vs moisture, and oily lubricants vs dirt, work.
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-26-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,142
Posted By gnurob
In any case, if you have a weak battery you...

In any case, if you have a weak battery you should replace it because it wears out your starter and alternator (over heating and constant charging, respectively).
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-25-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,305
Posted By gnurob
You should get the really wide ones in neon red...

You should get the really wide ones in neon red so everybody sees you coming.
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-20-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,845
Posted By gnurob
Some bolts are stainless, and most stainless is...

Some bolts are stainless, and most stainless is non-magnetic. Test a bolt matching the one missing to confirm magnetism beforehand.

Good luck finding it.
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-19-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,718
Posted By gnurob
Hello Papadirt, I was away from motorcycles...

Hello Papadirt,

I was away from motorcycles from '99 to '12 -- 13 years, give or take, and had similar questions and reservations as you. Specifically, mine were:


Coming from sportbikes,...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-17-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,645
Posted By gnurob
That turned out exceptionally well. Pat yourself...

That turned out exceptionally well. Pat yourself on the back!
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-17-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,265
Posted By gnurob
^ that's the biggest load of crap. Experienced...

^ that's the biggest load of crap. Experienced riders know it.

Funny, the inverse relationship between loud pipes and visibility: the louder the bike, the blacker the jacket. Try some hi-vis and...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-17-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,265
Posted By gnurob
Loudness as a byproduct of high performance, OK....

Loudness as a byproduct of high performance, OK. Anything else is just making noise. Its posing to copy, and a needless annoyance to your neighborhood.
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-16-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,056
Posted By gnurob
The shape of LED replacements do not match the...

The shape of LED replacements do not match the incandescent filiment, which means the reflector is incorrect.

The folks at candle power forums know this subject well...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-16-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,125
Posted By gnurob
Helpful subject line, it really captures the...

Helpful subject line, it really captures the essence of "oil" and "dipstick."
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-15-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,169
Posted By gnurob
You could connect a relay to the GPS wire and...

You could connect a relay to the GPS wire and attach that switched load to the battery.
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-12-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 1,394
Views: 617,279
Posted By gnurob
I'm pretty happy with my stock GS screen, except...

I'm pretty happy with my stock GS screen, except it was scratched up a bit on an ejection. If any Canadians on here have a mint factor screen and want to offset the cost of their upgrade, PM me and...
Forum: Europe 11-12-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,230
Posted By gnurob
My dealer is willing to pack my bike into a new...

My dealer is willing to pack my bike into a new F800's crate and arrange shipping for a nominal fee + freight. The shipping company can deal with the sea logistics. If you go that route, post the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-07-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,606
Posted By gnurob
I ran this by an electrical engineering...

I ran this by an electrical engineering technologist. While its technically possible to put to equally size batteries of the same voltage and charging rate, and in the same state of being fully...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-05-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,606
Posted By gnurob
What's the diff between a USB adapter plugged...

What's the diff between a USB adapter plugged into Powerlet vs. SAE? ...or did I miss something (sorry if I did).
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-05-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,244
Posted By gnurob
That was covered earlier in this thread...

That was covered earlier in this thread (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=25425511&postcount=6). At least in America it is cut and dry, they can't do that. (Manufacturers may be...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-05-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,606
Posted By gnurob
My GoPro, iPhone, Scala Rider, and GPS don't have...

My GoPro, iPhone, Scala Rider, and GPS don't have SAE connections. ;-)
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-05-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,244
Posted By gnurob
The Fram appears to be junk compared to others in...

The Fram appears to be junk compared to others in this dissection (http://www.300cforums.com/forums/general-discussion-issues-trouble-shooting/31190-oil-filters-dissected.html#post373286).

I...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-05-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,606
Posted By gnurob
The Powerlet is switched, therefore you...

The Powerlet is switched, therefore you c/a/n/n/o/t/ /c/h/a/r/g/e/ /t/h/e/ /b/a/t/t/e/r/y/ /w/i/t/h/ /t/h/e/ /i/g/n/i/t/i/o/n/ /k/e/y/ /i/n/ /t/h/e/ /o/f/f/ /p/o/s/i/t/i/o/n/. Correction, you can,...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-03-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,244
Posted By gnurob
USA: According to the Magnusson-Moss Warranty...

USA: According to the Magnusson-Moss Warranty Act, the onus would be on automaker to prove that a non-manufacturer oil damaged the engine. Furthermore, the warranty may not condition a written or...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-30-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 10,744
Posted By gnurob
Usually other sizes follow the initial offering....

Usually other sizes follow the initial offering. It did say "in April," without excluding later dates.
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-30-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 10,744
Posted By gnurob
You nailed it. I would choose the E07 for a long...

You nailed it. I would choose the E07 for a long distance riding with a lot of off-road, especially gravel, like the Quebec route 389 to Trans Labrador Highway. Meanwhile, the K60's can manage pretty...
Forum: Equipment 10-28-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 35,109
Posted By gnurob
Just throwing it out there: Transitions are...

Just throwing it out there: Transitions are working great for me.
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-26-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,762
Posted By gnurob
Thank you man, appreciated it!

Thank you man, appreciated it!
Forum: Equipment 10-24-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,426
Posted By gnurob
Well said. Happy riding. P.S. I had to...

Well said. Happy riding.

P.S. I had to settle (i.e. not use Powerlet) for the Optimate USB kit. The build quality is excellent. I am super impressed overall. They're about to release a Power to...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-21-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,762
Posted By gnurob
This is probably more common than people want to...

This is probably more common than people want to admit: lets face it, the default blame is on the owner over torquing it.

It did happen to me. I am a conscientious wrencher with a bias towards...
Forum: Equipment 10-19-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,426
Posted By gnurob
Exactly! If the Powerlet was swapped for a 12v...

Exactly! If the Powerlet was swapped for a 12v lighter socket, it would be far less frustrating because of the massive support. Powerlet is unknown to the marketplace outside of specialty supplier:...
Forum: Equipment 10-18-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,426
Posted By gnurob
Add OEM USB Power Ports

It kills me that in a world of GPSs, cameras, phones, and headsets, USB charging ports are not ubiquitous on motorcycles: especially adventure bikes. Every device comes with its own cable type (e.g....
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-17-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 693
Views: 162,265
Posted By gnurob
Here are two single cam videos taken along the...

Here are two single cam videos taken along the Baccalieu Trail on the northwest Avalon Peninsula of Newfoundland. Both are from a 2012 F800 GS Trophy and a Honda Varadero shows up now and then.
...
Forum: Equipment 10-15-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,009
Posted By gnurob
Mine stopped working after a 1/2 week touring.

Mine stopped working after a 1/2 week touring.
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-13-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,200
Posted By gnurob
Thanks. I'll probably add those to the list for...

Thanks. I'll probably add those to the list for replacement before the next big ride.



Newfoundland, Canada. Its a 2012. (With about 1/2 the km I planned!)

There is a program for lemon cars...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-11-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,200
Posted By gnurob
Bluhduh More Problems with F800 GS

Am I seriously that unlucky, or is it common for F800 GS owners to have these many problems?


15k blown rear shock
12k rear wheel bearing failure, taking with it

both bearings,
hub
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-24-2013, 04:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,738
Posted By gnurob
iPhone maps for the win again... so much for the...

iPhone maps for the win again... so much for the Atlantic ocean shortcut!
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-22-2013, 06:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,738
Posted By gnurob
Infrequent need for large fuel capacity

Wow! That would by 25 km/L vs the 18 km\L I average daily. Goose to Cartwright is 400 km on the map. You must have been 6th gear at 50 km/h with a steady tail wind!
...
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