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Forum: Hacks Today, 05:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 795
Posted By JustKip
This guy was talking about opening up a sidecar...

This guy was talking about opening up a sidecar training center and sidecar rentals, and "Sidecar Café" with lodging down in the desert of CA. He was hoping to be ready in the 4th quarter of '14
...
Forum: GS Boxers Today, 02:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 174
Posted By JustKip
The blue ones have the chrome option, and the...

The blue ones have the chrome option, and the brown ones are regular (stainless?)


All stages of normal for the material they're made of
Forum: Parallel Universe Today, 10:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 718
Posted By JustKip
Has anybody tried gutting the CAT?

Has anybody tried gutting the CAT?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan Yesterday, 09:23 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,542
Posted By JustKip
The Bulldog is based on the CB500, which is sold...

The Bulldog is based on the CB500, which is sold in 400cc version in Japan and elsewhere. The extra 72cc won't add more than a couple of pounds to an otherwise identical bike.
Forum: Hacks 05-21-2015, 10:50 AM
Replies: 3,217
Views: 597,686
Posted By JustKip
I was being facetious

I was being facetious
Forum: Hacks 05-21-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 3,217
Views: 597,686
Posted By JustKip
So?...This is a 1WD rig, that uses a chainsaw to...

So?...This is a 1WD rig, that uses a chainsaw to power the wheel on the tub? :wink:

I've been wondering if that was feasible using a scooter engine and variator, but never thought of a chainsaw
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-21-2015, 07:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 260
Posted By JustKip
I wouldn't buy an '06 because of the servo...

I wouldn't buy an '06 because of the servo brakes.

'07 or newer for me

btw, just moved to an F800GSA after wrecking my 1200GS. Thinking of switching back
Forum: Hacks 05-20-2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 3,217
Views: 597,686
Posted By JustKip
Honestly Dave. That thing makes my weenie tingle,...

Honestly Dave. That thing makes my weenie tingle, just a bit
Forum: Hacks 05-20-2015, 05:06 AM
Replies: 3,217
Views: 597,686
Posted By JustKip
You know those rocket boxes weigh about a hunnert...

You know those rocket boxes weigh about a hunnert pounds empty, right?
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-17-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 371
Posted By JustKip
I guess I should do a little less assuming. This...

I guess I should do a little less assuming. This means I don't need to change anything other than wheels themselves to go tubeless.

I'm going to call Woodys tomorrow
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-17-2015, 06:51 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,724
Posted By JustKip
The new AT is a 1000, and probably noticeably...

The new AT is a 1000, and probably noticeably lighter than the new up-sized KTMs
Forum: Hacks 05-16-2015, 08:22 PM
Replies: 5,076
Views: 843,692
Posted By JustKip
Pretty cool little trailer. You might want to...

Pretty cool little trailer. You might want to call Jay (DMC) and ask about the changes made to the hitch. IIRC, the original design was briefly discontinued, then revised to reduce flex.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-16-2015, 12:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 371
Posted By JustKip
Wheels Interchangeable?

Can the F650/700 wheels be used on the 800?

Anybody using a 19" front, with a slightly lowered rear?

Anybody using tubeless spoke wheels? (I doubt there's a 21" tubeless tire)


...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-16-2015, 08:42 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,724
Posted By JustKip
My dealer also mentioned a "W-3" engine in the...

My dealer also mentioned a "W-3" engine in the works.

I liked the look of this Guzzi prototype from the '80s

http://www.notimotor.com/img/motor-de-moto.jpg


No telling how it...
Forum: Hacks 05-12-2015, 07:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,931
Posted By JustKip
I've got a spot in my living room for it

I've got a spot in my living room for it
Forum: GS Boxers 05-12-2015, 12:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 219
Posted By JustKip
Here's a pic of my '07 with a pillion plate and 2...

Here's a pic of my '07 with a pillion plate and 2 one gallon Rotopax. The GIVI topbox takes the same space as your OEM box. The bike has a GSA rear luggage rack, an its handles reduce space on the...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-12-2015, 10:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,296
Posted By JustKip
I don't understand why anyone would put K60s on...

I don't understand why anyone would put K60s on ANY vehicle that leans to steer!
Forum: GS Boxers 05-11-2015, 07:47 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,044
Posted By JustKip
I had a gallon of fuel and 1 of water on a...

I had a gallon of fuel and 1 of water on a pillion plate on my regular GS.

https://scontent-sjc.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xpa1/t31.0-8/10887183_10205749093157107_5252749948695885415_o.jpg


Like...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-11-2015, 07:09 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,044
Posted By JustKip
+ a million The post you were responding...

+ a million

The post you were responding to was one of the stupidest things I've ever read. A "real adventurer" probably has better things to take up that space and weight capacity than...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-10-2015, 06:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 779
Posted By JustKip
You linked the same thread (Moskmoto) for the...

You linked the same thread (Moskmoto) for the windscreen too. I went and found Britannia Composites online :eek1 $550 CAD seems pretty spendy, but I don't know the exchange rate. On the surface it...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-09-2015, 05:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 779
Posted By JustKip
800GS vs GSA windshields (and other bolt on) questions

Sorry to be a PITA n00b to this model, with lots of questions about what works and what don't. It was easy with the 1200. Everything fit both versions, but sometimes (like the windshield) needs extra...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-09-2015, 06:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 699
Posted By JustKip
I had a GIVI Airflow on the 1200 and loved it. I...

I had a GIVI Airflow on the 1200 and loved it. I almost always kept it in the lowest position and enjoyed smooth air flow without a lot of wind blast. Cruised comfortably at 85mph all day.

The...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-08-2015, 07:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 527
Posted By JustKip
Touratech Upper Crash Bars (GSA)- Crash Test?

Just wondering if anybody swears I need these? Does the radiator need the protection? Do these bars actually offer protection for vital parts? Are there other guards I should be looking at?
I know...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-06-2015, 07:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 896
Posted By JustKip
The F700GS is pretty much the same bike, with the...

The F700GS is pretty much the same bike, with the updates/upgrades you want. There's no advantage offered by the F650.


Edit; One advantage...650 uses regular gas
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-06-2015, 06:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 896
Posted By JustKip
Seems like it would be cost prohibitive. For the...

Seems like it would be cost prohibitive. For the price of upgrade, you could probably trade for an F700 that already has it
Forum: GS Boxers 05-05-2015, 05:34 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,599
Posted By JustKip
BTW, Wheelin. The pic in the ad was taken just...

BTW, Wheelin. The pic in the ad was taken just down hill from here


http://photos.linquist.net/2010/2010-08-29-Sierras-III-Ride/IMG1327/987410092_r5p9Q-L.jpg
...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-05-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,599
Posted By JustKip
While you could be right, Rich, I got $10.7k from...

While you could be right, Rich, I got $10.7k from my insurance company in Oct for my '07 (Micatech luggage and Yacugar shocks)
Forum: GS Boxers 05-05-2015, 12:54 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,599
Posted By JustKip
I loved the living shit outta my '07 for 7 years....

I loved the living shit outta my '07 for 7 years. Really missing it. Even more now that I've got an F800, and a 4,000 mile week coming up!
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-05-2015, 06:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,007
Posted By JustKip
And there's the problem right there. My...

And there's the problem right there. My understanding is that the OEM luggage racks on the F8GSA are designed to support the rear subframe and bigger fuel tank. I don't know IF you can install...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-02-2015, 03:09 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,391
Posted By JustKip
:eek1 How do I find out about Wolf Creek...

:eek1

How do I find out about Wolf Creek Pass, on hwy 160? I'm planning on riding north from Flagstaff and hitting the pass on the 14th, after riding some dirt roads in the reservation.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-02-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 755
Posted By JustKip
Do they also make them to fit OEM GSA bars as...

Do they also make them to fit OEM GSA bars as well?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-02-2015, 10:04 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,391
Posted By JustKip
Who are you riding for? Who do you need to...

Who are you riding for?
Who do you need to please?
Who gives a flying fuck if anybody other than that agrees with your choice?
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-01-2015, 06:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 511
Posted By JustKip
^ this ^ Delete the Cycletrader ad anyway

^ this ^

Delete the Cycletrader ad anyway
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-01-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,620
Posted By JustKip
Fair question, and I've only ridden it 30 miles....

Fair question, and I've only ridden it 30 miles. The fact that I'm 6' 1" and 240lbs is a major factor.
I rode the 1200 for 4 years with the stock suspension, and only replaced it after a friend...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-01-2015, 11:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,620
Posted By JustKip
Big disappointment here. I'm wondering if there's...

Big disappointment here. I'm wondering if there's any correlation between aftermarket suspension and people who ride harder?
I intend to do fork cartridges first, but was also planning to find...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-30-2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 439
Posted By JustKip
Not to hijack, but are there soft bags made...

Not to hijack, but are there soft bags made specifically to fit the OEM GSA racks?
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-28-2015, 08:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,620
Posted By JustKip
Thanks! Pretty sure I'm getting a '14 800GSA...

Thanks! Pretty sure I'm getting a '14 800GSA tomorrow :D
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-28-2015, 07:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 572
Posted By JustKip
Found an lightly used '14 GSA, I'll be test...

Found an lightly used '14 GSA, I'll be test riding tomorrow. Fresh service and tires, and ready to hit the COBDR in 2 weeks!
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-28-2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,620
Posted By JustKip
Used F800-good years or bad years?

Starting to worry about my schedule for getting first service if I buy new. Are there any years to avoid?

I'm kinda thinking a good used one would be great for a year or 2, then replace with...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-28-2015, 10:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 572
Posted By JustKip
Thanks! I can look this over when I get...

Thanks!

I can look this over when I get home from work. Working 60+ hours, and it's hard to find time to look this up myself
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