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Forum: Americas 05-31-2015, 07:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 512
Posted By Bumbobee
We will be riding up from State College PA,...

We will be riding up from State College PA, spending the night somewhere in the finger lakes, and then riding the next day half day before heading back to Canada.

We don't need a fancy place to...
Forum: Americas 05-30-2015, 07:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 512
Posted By Bumbobee
Cool2 Finger Lakes New York

Going up to the Finger Lakes in a couple of weeks and was wondering if there are any good recommendations from you guys on where to stay the night? Also any must see things or roads to ride in the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-19-2015, 07:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 900
Posted By Bumbobee
Question. Would a GSA windshield fit a 2013...

Question.

Would a GSA windshield fit a 2013 F800 GS?

Would you sell your GSA windshield ?
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-18-2015, 06:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 705
Posted By Bumbobee
Cool2 Oil drain plug crush washer where to buy?

Hey guys,

I'm looking around online and was wondering if there's a good place to buy the crush washers? I know I can get them from the dealer was just wondering if online can be had for...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-13-2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,682
Posted By Bumbobee
I'm trying to find the filter on the mahle site...

I'm trying to find the filter on the mahle site and can't.

Anywhere here in North America we can buy these?
Forum: Photos 05-11-2015, 09:22 AM
Replies: 520
Views: 137,002
Posted By Bumbobee
Cool2 Real deal V65 Sabre

A real Honda :P

http://i62.tinypic.com/24whidi.jpg

http://i60.tinypic.com/jfge2e.jpg
Forum: Americas 05-09-2015, 07:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 536
Posted By Bumbobee
Thanks for the tip, looks like a great road, will...

Thanks for the tip, looks like a great road, will add it to the route.
Forum: Americas 05-06-2015, 04:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 536
Posted By Bumbobee
Question Toronto - Gaspe through the US NY, Vermont, Maine

Hey guys,

I'm planning an approx 7 day trip to Gaspe Quebec and back from Toronto. I want to go the southern route through the US and hit Lake Placid area and any other areas in Vermont or Maine...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-04-2015, 12:54 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 12,040
Posted By Bumbobee
Nice report and thanks :) I'm Polish living...

Nice report and thanks :)

I'm Polish living in Toronto. I was born in Olsztyn and love it there. My dream is to tour all of Poland on motorcycle :)
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-03-2015, 06:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,550
Posted By Bumbobee
I measured it again according to the guide from...

I measured it again according to the guide from the magazine and it's about 35 mm. I was measuring it incorrectly from that guy's method in the youtube video.

If I am riding and my axle is not...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-01-2015, 04:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,550
Posted By Bumbobee
The chain hits the swing arm on the top. I...

The chain hits the swing arm on the top. I measured it similar to this video, and have about 32 mm of slack according to this style of measuring. For me that's good enough I think...
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-01-2015, 03:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,550
Posted By Bumbobee
Does the tension need to be measured moving the...

Does the tension need to be measured moving the chain up and down for a total for 35 - 45 mm? For example up 20 mm and down 20 mm? Or is it just down 35 - 45 mm?

Mine only moves down.
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-30-2015, 07:22 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 18,803
Posted By Bumbobee
Got the zumo 590 Wired it direct to battery...

Got the zumo 590

Wired it direct to battery with harness that came with kit.

Zero issues.
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-30-2015, 05:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,550
Posted By Bumbobee
But you think 25 - 30 mm is too tight?

But you think 25 - 30 mm is too tight?
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-30-2015, 05:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,550
Posted By Bumbobee
I did the chain adjustment. I was not sure...

I did the chain adjustment. I was not sure whether it should be on it's side stand or center stand, so I was doing center stand first. Then after several failed attempts where the chain ended up...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-30-2015, 05:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 421
Posted By Bumbobee
It does not work out of the box you are correct. ...

It does not work out of the box you are correct.

I bought a brand new carbon Leo pipe from revzilla that said it would fit my 2013 GS and it didn't. I had to fabricate my own bracket and...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-29-2015, 09:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 754
Posted By Bumbobee
I got a set of PIAA 1100 LED lights on special...

I got a set of PIAA 1100 LED lights on special last year for $ 269. Fantastic lights, good quality, came with a kit including switch and relay. They are also crazy bright.
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-29-2015, 06:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,550
Posted By Bumbobee
Question Chain adjustment? Best way to do it?

I've got 14,000 km on my bike now and it looks like my chain needs adjustment. What's the best and easiest way to do it?

I've never had a chain bike and honestly this will be my first and last...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-26-2015, 05:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,190
Posted By Bumbobee
Thanks for the help guys I think I have figured...

Thanks for the help guys I think I have figured it out. I hooked the relay cable into the micro lighter socket adaptor cable. The trick is that after the bike is powered off the power to that cable...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-25-2015, 04:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,190
Posted By Bumbobee
Or how else can I wire them with the relay so...

Or how else can I wire them with the relay so that I can turn them on or off whenever I want, regardless of if it's in the low beam or high beam mode?
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-25-2015, 04:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,190
Posted By Bumbobee
Which one is the parking light and where is it?

Which one is the parking light and where is it?
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-25-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,190
Posted By Bumbobee
How is that possible? The GPS output always has...

How is that possible? The GPS output always has power on, even when the bike is turned off. You're talking about the mini lighter socket on top of the fake tank right? We took the cover off,...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-23-2015, 09:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 604
Posted By Bumbobee
It's not that deep I think regular socket should...

It's not that deep I think regular socket should do. Not sure on the size don't remember. It's very easy to install and take on/off.
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-23-2015, 06:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 604
Posted By Bumbobee
I've got the MOD plate it's an easy install. ...

I've got the MOD plate it's an easy install.

I don't use loctite because I remove it each time I change my oil.
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-22-2015, 06:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,190
Posted By Bumbobee
I'm confused. The PIAA kit comes with a...

I'm confused.

The PIAA kit comes with a relay. I asked my dad and he said I can just wire the relay to the negative part of the battery and then I can turn my lights on and off whenever I want.
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-20-2015, 05:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,190
Posted By Bumbobee
I'm pretty sure the PIAA kit came with a relay. ...

I'm pretty sure the PIAA kit came with a relay. I have a whole stack of cables. A fuse, a switch, and a smaller cable that looks like it connects to the lights etc.

So I plug in the relay to the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-19-2015, 06:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,190
Posted By Bumbobee
By relay you mean the connector you connect to...

By relay you mean the connector you connect to high beam lights or low beam lights? So the PIAA lights will turn on or off with them?
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-19-2015, 03:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,190
Posted By Bumbobee
Lol ok but assuming I never forget like an...

Lol ok but assuming I never forget like an elephant then it's ok?
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-19-2015, 03:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,190
Posted By Bumbobee
Question Auxiliary lights connect straight to battery?

I have a set of PIAA 1100 LED lights I'm putting on the bike and was wondering if it's safe to connect them straight to the battery?

I want to be able to turn them on/off manually any time I...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-17-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,114
Posted By Bumbobee
It doesn't smell and looks clean, still a golden...

It doesn't smell and looks clean, still a golden color.
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-17-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,114
Posted By Bumbobee
Eek Should I change my oil?

Hey guys,

I changed my oil last August 1 2014. I put in 10w40 Amsoil synthetic. I didn't do much riding after that and stored the bike.

I just took my bike out and started riding again, the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-12-2015, 08:41 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 36,913
Posted By Bumbobee
I'm 230 pounds wearing full klim gear with loaded...

I'm 230 pounds wearing full klim gear with loaded bmw side cases. I can do 100 mph no problem and pass any semi with ease. Sure it's not super smooth but twist that throttle and it goes. Got a...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 12-22-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 3,749
Views: 1,064,566
Posted By Bumbobee
Rysy

I'm Polish living in Canada. Believe it or not, but in 2013 I was on vacation in Poland and did the same exact hike as you. Except, I did it all in 1 day, from the start in Slovakia at 6 am, and...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-06-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 890
Posted By Bumbobee
^ yup exactly :)

^ yup exactly :)
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-04-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 890
Posted By Bumbobee
Cool2 Ez drain oil drain plug?

I'm looking to see if anyone knows a place that sells easy drain oil plugs for our bikes? One where you can just extend a nozzle and let it drain. Preferably one that's magnetic as well.
Forum: Equipment 10-31-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 657
Posted By Bumbobee
I think it's a 15 degree beam for the PIAA 1100...

I think it's a 15 degree beam for the PIAA 1100 LED lights. So according to those calculations 623 lumen, which is a bit less than the 800 lumen glenda clearwater lights?
Forum: Equipment 10-31-2014, 05:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 657
Posted By Bumbobee
I understand the watts are more but doesn't it...

I understand the watts are more but doesn't it have a lot to do too with the reflector?
Forum: Equipment 10-30-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 657
Posted By Bumbobee
Question Light output of the PIAA 1100 LED?

Hey guys,

I'm a bit confused as to what the light power output is of the PIAA 1100 LED aux driving lights. It says 11,600 cd, but what is that in lumens?

The clearwater erica light says 6000...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-26-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,605
Posted By Bumbobee
What about mounting them to the forks? They are...

What about mounting them to the forks? They are really thick, anything out there that you can fit over a fork?
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-24-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,605
Posted By Bumbobee
How heavy are your lights? The 1100 PIAA feel...

How heavy are your lights? The 1100 PIAA feel heavy don't know if they will be secure. Any other ideas?
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