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Forum: Americas 05-09-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 764
Posted By Aquafire
bump.

bump.
Forum: Americas 05-04-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 764
Posted By Aquafire
Spare tires for the Dempster

I'm doing the Dempster Hwy this summer with some mates and we're at odds over whether or not to bring spare tires based on anecdotal information about tire-destroying shale. We're not worried about...
Forum: Americas 05-04-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 455
Posted By Aquafire
Spare tires for the Dempster

I'm doing the Dempster Hwy this summer with some mates and we're at odds over whether or not to bring spare tires based on anecdotal information about tire-destroying shale. We're not worried about...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-18-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,298
Posted By Aquafire
I like the Kookipi Pass ride. I did it solo on...

I like the Kookipi Pass ride. I did it solo on my KLR 2 years ago and loved it.

For your vids, do you use a GoPro and if so, what settings do you run (resolution, fps)?
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-20-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 696
Posted By Aquafire
Step 3- routing the Admore wires

Because the Admore is at the rear, you'll need to somehow route it's bundle of wires into the bike. I preferred to mount the lightbar just above my current brake/taillight. The higher the better...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-20-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 696
Posted By Aquafire
Step 2- Locate the wires

To connect the Admore, you will need to locate the wires running to the brake light, taillight, left signal light, right signal light and ground.

You will notice that there are two wires running...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-20-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 696
Posted By Aquafire
Step 1- Expose the innards

To get at the wires you're going to need, you must remove the black plastic cover (the one with the BMW roundel/decal) at the rear of the bike (under where the topcase sits). Unfortunately, that...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-20-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 696
Posted By Aquafire
Installing an Admore lightbar on an F800GS Adventure

How to install an Admore LED lightbar (or other aftermarked LED lightbar) on a 2014 F800GS-Adventure:

If you have an Admore LED lightbar, you'll know that it's generic for all bikes so as to which...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-03-2013, 04:31 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 28,094
Posted By Aquafire
GP: PM sent to you.

GP: PM sent to you.
Forum: Vendors 12-02-2013, 06:27 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 33,551
Posted By Aquafire
Exactly!!! I'd have to disclose that in my ride...

Exactly!!! I'd have to disclose that in my ride report.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-02-2013, 06:23 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 28,094
Posted By Aquafire
Hey Peteace- if you have any more photos of the...

Hey Peteace- if you have any more photos of the bike with the bars, preferably from the side or 3/4 angle, please post them. There aren't many pics of these bars on this bike on the interwebs. :)
Forum: The Garage 12-01-2013, 11:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,672
Posted By Aquafire
Not only will it be inaccessible to many (most)...

Not only will it be inaccessible to many (most) fasteners on my bike, it isn't saving you any space. If you consider that each of the sockets it is replacing are essentially inside the plastic disk,...
Forum: Vendors 12-01-2013, 09:09 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 33,551
Posted By Aquafire
I agree. I love Wolfman! I practically turned...

I agree. I love Wolfman! I practically turned my KLR into a rolling showroom demo for their products (toolroll, fender bag, tank bag, panniers) and I'm well on the way to doing the same on new F8...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-01-2013, 06:17 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 28,094
Posted By Aquafire
I ordered H+B through Wunderlich. Despite...

I ordered H+B through Wunderlich.

Despite the website indicating they are 'in stock', Wunderlich is OUT OF STOCK on these. I'll save my complaint about their business practices (failing to notify...
Forum: Vendors 11-28-2013, 06:20 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 33,551
Posted By Aquafire
What a bunch of irrelevant BS. They can make the...

What a bunch of irrelevant BS. They can make the rings out of stainless and they'll look like new long after the bag has served it's useful life (actually 5 lives, I'd wager)..

If you insist on...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-25-2013, 06:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,063
Posted By Aquafire
Did you ever get an answer to this? I'm looking...

Did you ever get an answer to this? I'm looking to use a Beta bag on the pilion seat of my F800GS with Wolfman Rocky Mountain saddle bags (almost the same situation).
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-22-2013, 09:03 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 15,840
Posted By Aquafire
...to get charged with worse offences. Here and...

...to get charged with worse offences. Here and most jurisdictions, these are not legal.
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-17-2013, 12:05 PM
Replies: 603
Views: 166,556
Posted By Aquafire
Vibes are still there. You always know when...

Vibes are still there. You always know when passing through about 4500 RPM's; all bikes have their quirks, this is an "F800 thing".
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-17-2013, 11:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,877
Posted By Aquafire
Thanks for sharing your install. I'm...

Thanks for sharing your install.

I'm trying to figure out where I want mine and was thinking I'd like it mounted where I can actually SEE the status LED's without stripping the bike down. Still...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-12-2013, 09:25 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 28,094
Posted By Aquafire
SW-Motech's bars are now for sale through...

SW-Motech's bars are now for sale through TwistedThrottle!

http://www.twistedthrottle.com/sw-motech-crashbars-engine-guards-for-bmw-f800gs-adventure-14
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-05-2013, 06:26 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 28,094
Posted By Aquafire
PM from Kevin indicates it was an innocent...

PM from Kevin indicates it was an innocent mistake; no trolling/hacking invovled. And TwistedThrottle remain great people in my book. :)

D
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-04-2013, 08:02 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 28,094
Posted By Aquafire
This thread is about crash bars. Feel free to...

This thread is about crash bars. Feel free to NOT hijack it and go start your own thread on skid plates. And the GSA started being sold in North America in June; did someone hack into the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-01-2013, 08:32 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 28,094
Posted By Aquafire
For those like me that can't wait for these to be...

For those like me that can't wait for these to be released, here's the status of the F8-GSA crash bar race:

SW-Motech: No ETA but photos of a prototype (or CAD image) have been released. ...
Forum: Vendors 10-18-2013, 12:07 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 33,551
Posted By Aquafire
+1 My metal fasteners also rusted. It's the...

+1 My metal fasteners also rusted. It's the only blemish on an otherwise awesome product. For the minor cost increase in switching production to stainless steel from chrome plated, I think it...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-17-2013, 05:06 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 28,094
Posted By Aquafire
UGH, Silver?!?! Really?!?! There's enough...

UGH, Silver?!?! Really?!?! There's enough silver on this bike already. Shiny metal is for chromed-up Harley's, no place on an adventure bike. TT- Make my bars black, please. :)
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-17-2013, 04:51 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 28,094
Posted By Aquafire
SW-Motech's (German) website has been updated,...

SW-Motech's (German) website has been updated, showing upper crashbars.
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-12-2013, 10:32 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 28,094
Posted By Aquafire
By the way, here's a picture of what the...

By the way, here's a picture of what the SW-Motech crashbars look like.

http://aviciouscycle.ca/images/ProductImages/F800GS-Adventure-Crashbars.jpg
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-12-2013, 10:10 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 28,094
Posted By Aquafire
Coincidentally, I came here for the purpose of...

Coincidentally, I came here for the purpose of starting a thread on just this topic; glad to see it's already going.

I wrote to Touratech USA and got a reply two days ago that they plan to release...
Forum: Vendors 10-11-2013, 02:47 PM
Replies: 1,173
Views: 107,198
Posted By Aquafire
I just discovered this project and the...

I just discovered this project and the "Kickstart" page. I'm disappointed because I really REALLY want this product! Please tell me it's not a dead concept.
Forum: Australia 08-26-2013, 05:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,938
Posted By Aquafire
Why are y'all assuming he means "out in the bush"...

Why are y'all assuming he means "out in the bush" or "in the outback"... he only said on a long trip.

Many recycling depots have a waste oil collection tank where you can drop your oil (often for...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-29-2013, 04:41 PM
Replies: 603
Views: 166,556
Posted By Aquafire
I found out last week that if you want the ESA...

I found out last week that if you want the ESA option, you're going to have to wait.

The dealership's sales manager said they aren't making any ESA-equipped bikes at the moment (unknown why they...
Forum: Canada 02-13-2012, 07:15 PM
Replies: 898
Views: 97,824
Posted By Aquafire
one more attendee.

I just spoke with Lars "DirtyBoy" Faerge and he will also be attending. (His computer is having issues at the moment).
Forum: Canada 01-01-2012, 08:12 PM
Replies: 898
Views: 97,824
Posted By Aquafire
Me too

Please add me to the list.
Forum: Vendors 08-19-2011, 07:38 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 32,580
Posted By Aquafire
If you do another deal/order, please PM me as I...

If you do another deal/order, please PM me as I too will buy.
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-14-2011, 04:00 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,410
Posted By Aquafire
Cool2 Deka AGM! Do your research and you'll find...

Deka AGM! Do your research and you'll find nothing better. Tristatebattery price is the lowest I've seen ($67 shipped).
Forum: Canada 01-30-2011, 08:20 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,738
Posted By Aquafire
The REAL secret

Okay, I'm a true Canadian (meaning I know CT inside-out) and I'm also of Scottish ancestry (read: I'm cheap). So let me share with you the REAL secret to getting a deal on something you want at CT...
Forum: Canada 01-29-2011, 05:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,428
Posted By Aquafire
Oh, and I agree with you about the food! I think...

Oh, and I agree with you about the food! I think it was $6.99 that I paid for a small, less-than-fresh egg salad sandwich. The food was overpriced and bland. Oh, and the beer garden stopped...
Forum: Canada 01-29-2011, 04:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,428
Posted By Aquafire
Wow- well said. Well said, indeed! Those BFT's...

Wow- well said. Well said, indeed! Those BFT's falling out of tight, skimpy outfits certainly stimulates the spittle (among other things). They were getting their photo taken about every 0.35...
Forum: Canada 01-29-2011, 12:42 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,428
Posted By Aquafire
Anyone have any pics of the AMSoil girls? I...

Anyone have any pics of the AMSoil girls? I went, but foolishly only took pics of the BIKES! :)
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2010, 10:38 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 20,283
Posted By Aquafire
Mike (or anyone that knows): You referred...

Mike (or anyone that knows):

You referred to the shape of the worn cylinder and related it to how long the engine has run without a Thermo-Bob...

Is there a "best" time to add the T-Bob? ...
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