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Forum: Parallel Universe 04-30-2015, 04:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,058
Posted By 1P8RIOT
I'd say yes you are doing something wrong....

I'd say yes you are doing something wrong. Unfortunately I'm not sure what it is and you're about 3,000 miles away so I can't be of much help. I will say that I've heard some chatter about not...
Forum: Equipment 04-30-2015, 04:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 331
Posted By 1P8RIOT
Really like mine. Much better venting than the...

Really like mine. Much better venting than the 700 I used to have. Get a light color (mines silver) for the summer. I makes a big difference over the black that I use for winter. They also make a...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-29-2015, 12:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 618
Posted By 1P8RIOT
When you installed the front wheel, did you...

When you installed the front wheel, did you follow the procedure in the manual? It's possible to induce a bit of "twist" in the front end. Also, try putting the bike on the centerstand and getting...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-26-2015, 12:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 371
Posted By 1P8RIOT
If it's under warranty, you should be able to get...

If it's under warranty, you should be able to get a replacement. If not, search "f800gs" on Fleabay. I see them there a lot.
Forum: The Garage 04-25-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,833
Posted By 1P8RIOT
I used to unscrew the shift boot and use the...

I used to unscrew the shift boot and use the funnel/hose combination from inside. It also helps if you leave the oil in the sun for awhile. It'll pour faster.
Forum: Equipment 04-15-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,187
Posted By 1P8RIOT
A real first aid kit. You'll probably have to...

A real first aid kit. You'll probably have to build it yourself to have what you might need and not just a bunch of Band-aids.:deal A way to make fire and shelter.
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-14-2015, 12:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,849
Posted By 1P8RIOT
Thumb Excellent! You might want to see if you can find...

Excellent! You might want to see if you can find some kind of rubber cap (check an auto parts store) to cover the fitting and keep it clean.:freaky
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-06-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 661
Posted By 1P8RIOT
Yup! That's what it was on mine. New battery=no...

Yup! That's what it was on mine. New battery=no more problem.:freaky
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-03-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 607
Posted By 1P8RIOT
I learned about it from a flyer I saw at the bike...

I learned about it from a flyer I saw at the bike shop(Long Beach BMW) I person I asked about it told me there would be a half price sale in a couple of months and to get it then.:clap I paid about...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-02-2015, 08:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 607
Posted By 1P8RIOT
Look into getting the extended warranty through...

Look into getting the extended warranty through Zurich (the company not the place). I've got 85,000 miles on my '09 and it has paid for itself a few times.:deal
Forum: Equipment 02-28-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,245
Posted By 1P8RIOT
^^^ I've had one of these for a while. I like...

^^^ I've had one of these for a while. I like that you can put a rubber cap on the end that would go through a grommet and use it as a center pole. I also like that you can leave off a section to...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-25-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 2,272
Views: 266,187
Posted By 1P8RIOT
You can flip tires that do not have a direction...

You can flip tires that do not have a direction of travel arrow. If the tire has an arrow, there is an overlap where the the 2 ends of the tire were joined during manufacturing. If you reverse these...
Forum: Equipment 01-15-2015, 12:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,181
Posted By 1P8RIOT
I have a micro start XP3 from anti gravity...

I have a micro start XP3 from anti gravity batteries. Works great! Started a lady's Blazer one snowy morning last month.:clap
Forum: Equipment 12-11-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,293
Posted By 1P8RIOT
Order from Revzilla. The people are outstanding...

Order from Revzilla. The people are outstanding and they actually understand that you might need to return clothing after trying it on.:clap:freaky
Forum: Equipment 11-05-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,269
Posted By 1P8RIOT
The company that does the SPOT trackers is having...

The company that does the SPOT trackers is having a sale right now. They make a small anti theft tracker.:deal
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-06-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 959
Posted By 1P8RIOT
I use the small spoiler that attaches to the top...

I use the small spoiler that attaches to the top of the windshield. Mine is from Touratech but other companies make them. I found a good used on cheap on ebay.:deal
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-02-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,491
Posted By 1P8RIOT
I bought a Sargent seat from an inmate here a...

I bought a Sargent seat from an inmate here a while back. I's WAY more comfortable than the stock seat. I don't think Mine is the enduro model. It has a step in it which works well for me.
Forum: Equipment 08-26-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 742
Posted By 1P8RIOT
I'd suggest Olympia Ranger 3 pants. They're...

I'd suggest Olympia Ranger 3 pants. They're pretty roomy. If you don't have a shop nearby to try them on, I'd get them through Revzilla. They have great customer service and return policy.:freaky
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-15-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,975
Posted By 1P8RIOT
Laugh This will be my fourth also. Always a great time...

This will be my fourth also. Always a great time and excellent people.:freaky
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-13-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 19,543
Posted By 1P8RIOT
When my Grandmother was alive, we would visit her...

When my Grandmother was alive, we would visit her about every other weekend. After I'd had my F800 for a few months she commented on how much I seemed to be enjoying it. Then she tells me that she's...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-29-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,218
Posted By 1P8RIOT
Thumb ^^^ +1! Works great!:freaky

^^^ +1! Works great!:freaky
Forum: Equipment 06-25-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,428
Posted By 1P8RIOT
I think the people that make Spot Messenger now...

I think the people that make Spot Messenger now make small tracking devices.:wink:
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-14-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 2,129
Views: 581,030
Posted By 1P8RIOT
^^^^ The fence is GREAT!!!:freaky

^^^^ The fence is GREAT!!!:freaky
Forum: Equipment 06-12-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,416
Posted By 1P8RIOT
Yup. Great folks with outstanding products!:freaky

Yup. Great folks with outstanding products!:freaky
Forum: Equipment 06-02-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 350
Posted By 1P8RIOT
I use the "luggage loops" #9056 from Aerostich on...

I use the "luggage loops" #9056 from Aerostich on my Pelican top box. I put a dab of black silicone sealer at each bolt hole and has worked great for years now.:freaky
Forum: Equipment 05-27-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,285
Posted By 1P8RIOT
Thanks for posting this. I've been very happy...

Thanks for posting this. I've been very happy with my Olympia AST2 jacket but they don't make them anymore. The Ranger is the replacement so I'll be getting one of those to replace my aging AST:freaky
Forum: The Garage 05-12-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 578
Views: 298,143
Posted By 1P8RIOT
GREAT IDEA !!!!!:clap

GREAT IDEA !!!!!:clap
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-12-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,964
Posted By 1P8RIOT
Thumb ^^^ this :freaky

^^^ this :freaky
Forum: Equipment 05-04-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,056
Posted By 1P8RIOT
My exo900 has 5 or 6 clicks between full open and...

My exo900 has 5 or 6 clicks between full open and full shut. It might work out better for you than the 1000. :deal
Forum: Equipment 04-07-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 867
Posted By 1P8RIOT
I put the Rigid lights on last week and really...

I put the Rigid lights on last week and really like them. I got them at 4wheelparts. The amber covers were free but I don't know how long that lasts for.
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-18-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,931
Posted By 1P8RIOT
Make the opening be on the curb side of the bike....

Make the opening be on the curb side of the bike. That way, if you have to stop on the side of the road, you're not out in traffic to get stuff out of your box.:deal
Forum: Equipment 02-19-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,330
Posted By 1P8RIOT
VERY happy with my AST.:freaky

VERY happy with my AST.:freaky
Forum: Equipment 02-19-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,598
Posted By 1P8RIOT
What size are you? Maybe I have something that'll...

What size are you? Maybe I have something that'll fit you can have.
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-13-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 618
Posted By 1P8RIOT
Do you know someone with the same bike? Maybe you...

Do you know someone with the same bike? Maybe you can go to the dealer and take some measurement to compare to yours. Try to measure the distance between the passenger pegs. That's usually where they...
Forum: Equipment 02-10-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,444
Posted By 1P8RIOT
Check out the Firebox folding camp stove. There...

Check out the Firebox folding camp stove. There are some good videos on youtube. Folds down to about the size of a dvd case and is very versatile.:deal
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-20-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 8,461
Views: 8,301,078
Posted By 1P8RIOT
FRONT PAGE!!!:freaky

FRONT PAGE!!!:freaky
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-22-2013, 01:24 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,807
Posted By 1P8RIOT
I learned a lot from the 2 "Dual Sport Riding...

I learned a lot from the 2 "Dual Sport Riding Techniques" dvds. I got them from Aerostich.:1drink
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-17-2013, 12:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,346
Posted By 1P8RIOT
I have the factory low seat and it really helped...

I have the factory low seat and it really helped me up my confidence level with being able to touch the ground in all situations. I miss my Sargent seat on long rides though.:deal
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-09-2013, 11:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,914
Posted By 1P8RIOT
Have you made it home ok?:ear

Have you made it home ok?:ear
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2013, 12:18 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,173
Posted By 1P8RIOT
^^^ saw this once when the vent tube end had...

^^^ saw this once when the vent tube end had touched the exhaust and melted shut.:huh
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