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Forum: Parallel Universe 08-01-2012, 07:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,065
Posted By Thorvald
Wow great find! It's amazing now many factors...

Wow great find! It's amazing now many factors control the idling and stalling of this bike (or any bike I assume).

Mine was bad from the factory but the issue turned out to be plastic "pebbles"...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-27-2011, 09:51 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 19,822
Posted By Thorvald
I'm definately interested in an F650GS model!

I'm definately interested in an F650GS model!
Forum: Equipment 05-20-2011, 08:59 AM
Replies: 382
Views: 81,295
Posted By Thorvald
Can anyone comment on the SRC and be able to...

Can anyone comment on the SRC and be able to leave the chin guard / cover in place?

I'm currently using a G4 stuck on the side, boom fits reasonablly well inside but is a little close to the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-20-2011, 08:10 AM
Replies: 324
Views: 100,327
Posted By Thorvald
Now all we need is a nice tool tube to put the...

Now all we need is a nice tool tube to put the roll in...

Has anyone found that Agri-Supply $4 "operators manual storage Tube" (the one that Twisted Throttle etc sells) up in Canada?

Or...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-19-2011, 09:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,610
Posted By Thorvald
Hours sounds about right for an amateur... lol. ...

Hours sounds about right for an amateur... lol.

Go read this thread, excellent write up on how to replace your own clutch and the pitfalls:
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-03-2011, 06:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,283
Posted By Thorvald
Hmm, that looks like a perfect place to put the...

Hmm, that looks like a perfect place to put the GS911 in a square box (assuming it's large enough).
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-16-2010, 07:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,887
Posted By Thorvald
This has been a huge sore spot with the twins...

This has been a huge sore spot with the twins since they came out. My F800ST is farkled to death and could likely kill the battery in a split second.

Never seen a replacement since the bikes came...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-05-2010, 06:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,586
Posted By Thorvald
My fan on my F650GS twin got full of road tar &...

My fan on my F650GS twin got full of road tar & rocks last fall (idiots repaving roads without warning signs). When it tried to spin and could not, it threw a check engine light (MAL).

The error...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-24-2010, 04:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,363
Posted By Thorvald
I have one in the Barrie, Ontario area......

I have one in the Barrie, Ontario area... Available for use :-)

Not quite mid west however lol.

Cheers
Tim
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-21-2010, 09:15 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 14,778
Posted By Thorvald
Why hack any wiring??? Just buy the...

Why hack any wiring???

Just buy the Electrical Connection parking light adapter and your golden.

http://www.electricalconnection.com/photos/02350.jpg
...
Forum: Equipment 09-16-2010, 06:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,776
Posted By Thorvald
Well good news to all, Schuberth is back in North...

Well good news to all, Schuberth is back in North America!!!

http://hellforleathermagazine.com/2010/08/schuberth-returning-to-north-america-with-c3-flip-front/
...
Forum: Equipment 09-14-2010, 04:49 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 12,289
Posted By Thorvald
Thanks for the info on the Hex Fly... just...

Thanks for the info on the Hex Fly... just ordered one :-)

Cheers
Tim
Forum: Canada 09-13-2010, 07:37 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,867
Posted By Thorvald
Woohoo! Back in Canada, I'm a happy man. Now of...

Woohoo! Back in Canada, I'm a happy man. Now of course I need to find $700-800.... ouch.

Still very happy.

Thanks!
Tim
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-12-2010, 07:08 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,815
Posted By Thorvald
I just got back the other week from the Finger...

I just got back the other week from the Finger Lakes Rally and rode about 600km there via back roads and 600km back via interstates/400 series highways. Was riding upwards of 100 to 140 km/h.

I...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-12-2010, 01:14 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 10,581
Posted By Thorvald
Wow guys, you'll really going out of the way to...

Wow guys, you'll really going out of the way to mount this. It's only a NTC, it just needs to measure ambient air temp.

I simply zip tied mine around the snorkel inside the fairing, no drilling,...
Forum: Equipment 09-09-2010, 01:01 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 12,289
Posted By Thorvald
Ah it looks like you have the large hex fly, I...

Ah it looks like you have the large hex fly, I only have the stock fly. I actually plan to get the bigger one as mine only just covers the hammock.
Forum: Equipment 09-07-2010, 07:59 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 12,289
Posted By Thorvald
Used mine at the Trenton Rally this year, worked...

Used mine at the Trenton Rally this year, worked perfectly, very comfy and dry.

I used a thermarest and their new sheet/blanket/pillow setup. Worked great!

Only issue is no place to stick your...
Forum: Equipment 09-07-2010, 06:50 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 42,476
Posted By Thorvald
Just an added update to the Q2 info. Someone...

Just an added update to the Q2 info.

Someone had posted in a thread that the MP3 jack was a helmet speaker passthrough and all you had to do was plug a set of ear buds into the Mp3 jack.

I did...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-23-2010, 08:32 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,815
Posted By Thorvald
Well as predicted by others, the wobble gets a...

Well as predicted by others, the wobble gets a little better once the tires start to break in and you ensure you grip the bars lightly at speed.

Also helps to get comfortable with the strange new...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-12-2010, 08:42 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 495
Posted By Thorvald
Trenton Rally (Ont 2010)

Anyone else headed to the Trenton rally this weekend?

I'll be heading out from Barrie early Friday morning and back roading it (hate the 401).

Cheers
Tim
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-09-2010, 12:33 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 11,457
Posted By Thorvald
Woah love it! Subscribed to this thread. ...

Woah love it!

Subscribed to this thread.

I would love to see spoked rims on my F650.

Cheers
Tim
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-09-2010, 12:30 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,815
Posted By Thorvald
Welcome to TKC80's. I run both front and rear on...

Welcome to TKC80's. I run both front and rear on my F650GS and they are horrible for highway runs (not meant for that).

I'm switching to K60's just because of if this issue. Passed a pickup the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-26-2010, 08:04 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 19,712
Posted By Thorvald
Ok you buggers, you've got me interested. This...

Ok you buggers, you've got me interested. This was the one thing about the 650 that bothered me was the look.

Now for some questions:

1. The shopping list posted a little ways back, was it a...
Forum: Equipment 12-30-2009, 11:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,026
Posted By Thorvald
Icon Variant - New Dual Sport for Spring 2010

http://hellforleathermagazine.com/assets_c/2009/12/Icon_Variant_Helmet-thumb-415x226-7464.jpg

Found this on Hell For Leather:
...
Forum: Canada 12-01-2009, 06:17 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,041
Posted By Thorvald
BINGO! We have a winner. Lots of publicity...

BINGO! We have a winner.

Lots of publicity now.
Forum: Canada 11-17-2009, 07:00 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 16,074
Posted By Thorvald
I was going to add Hennessy Hammocks out of BC...

I was going to add Hennessy Hammocks out of BC but they are only designed here apparently, made in China :-(

---

So instead how about CP Gear (Mark Wheelers place out in NB):...
Forum: Beasts 11-17-2009, 06:45 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,976
Posted By Thorvald
Damn cool vid, finally everyone can see how they...

Damn cool vid, finally everyone can see how they work.

Thanks
Tim
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-16-2009, 07:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,754
Posted By Thorvald
Exactly, xcopy is a much better choice. The...

Exactly, xcopy is a much better choice. The RepRom DVD has an INSANE amount of files and directories. You can tell it was made by Germans... :lol3

It will take hours (depending on what your...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-09-2009, 11:23 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 12,475
Posted By Thorvald
The old coupon code "advrider" expired on Oct...

The old coupon code "advrider" expired on Oct 31st. If anyone finds a new code, please let me know as I'd like to order a set for my F800ST as well.

Cheers
Tim
Forum: Canada 11-06-2009, 06:00 PM
Replies: 22,441
Views: 2,373,468
Posted By Thorvald
Yep, Sunday is looking like 13 and sunny!

Yep, Sunday is looking like 13 and sunny!
Forum: Equipment 11-06-2009, 05:58 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 30,117
Posted By Thorvald
Doh, yep, now that I've re-read his post, how it...

Doh, yep, now that I've re-read his post, how it makes sense.

Ah well, back to searching then.
Forum: Australia 11-06-2009, 05:57 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 10,113
Posted By Thorvald
DING DING DING! We have a winner :rofl I...

DING DING DING! We have a winner :rofl

I suspect it's all part of the LCF (look cool factor) but for some reason (likely just too many pictures), a rider looks more "normal" on a GS with a DS/MX...
Forum: Equipment 11-06-2009, 08:55 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 30,117
Posted By Thorvald
Finally! A Dual Sport with an integrated tinted...

Finally! A Dual Sport with an integrated tinted visor? Do you have pics of the helmet with the sun visor down?

Thanks
Tim
Forum: Australia 11-06-2009, 07:17 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 10,113
Posted By Thorvald
Does anyone make one yet with an integrated...

Does anyone make one yet with an integrated tinted visor?

Basically an Arai XD3 style but with the slide down tinted visor inside? (like a Schuberth C2/C3).
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-05-2009, 06:41 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 16,639
Posted By Thorvald
The idea of the connector was not cutting the...

The idea of the connector was not cutting the wiring, you install the connector on the new horn and just plug it into the wiring harness on the bike. Thankfully the horn wiring is not Canbus, it's...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-05-2009, 03:19 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 16,639
Posted By Thorvald
That horn is $50 in Canada and $35 on Amazon.com,...

That horn is $50 in Canada and $35 on Amazon.com, so where the devil did you find it for $22? Unless of course they want $20 for shipping... doh.

For the price of a $12k to $20k bike, spending...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-05-2009, 03:06 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 12,475
Posted By Thorvald
Just got mine in the mail today, thanks Ricor for...

Just got mine in the mail today, thanks Ricor for the coupon!

Hope to have em installed in a few days (if the damn snow/sleet holds off lol).

Cheers
Tim
Forum: Equipment 10-31-2009, 07:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,045
Posted By Thorvald
Thanks David! Great post. Adv is rather famous...

Thanks David! Great post. Adv is rather famous for "Red-Neck Solutions" that seem to work, however if I spent $20,000+ on a R1200GS, I wouldn't mind spending a few hundred on a good Tire Changer...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-30-2009, 07:17 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 16,639
Posted By Thorvald
Good god no, you can buy the proper connector...

Good god no, you can buy the proper connector from the dealership or from someone like NippyNormans:
...
Forum: Canada 10-30-2009, 04:04 PM
Replies: 22,441
Views: 2,373,468
Posted By Thorvald
Hi guys, I might join in on Sunday assuming kids...

Hi guys, I might join in on Sunday assuming kids hockey etc doesn't get in the way (and the wife doesn't kill me lol).

I just got a new F650GS (Twin) and tossed the TKC80's on the other weekend so...
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