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Forum: Parallel Universe 12-26-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 697
Views: 188,995
Posted By OldPete2112
New F800GS ADVENTURE!!!

You are going to like the alt-rider headlamp guard, it's well built.

I also ordered their radiator guard and rear rack, as well as foot plate and rear brake master cylinder guard. Very, very...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-26-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 697
Views: 188,995
Posted By OldPete2112
Funny story about that. Apparently the end cone...

Funny story about that. Apparently the end cone was cracked, and the MOD skid plate did not work with the Remus header.

So dealer has ordered a Black Dog plate which is supposed to work with the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-25-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 697
Views: 188,995
Posted By OldPete2112
Got mine out for some fun today after picking it...

Got mine out for some fun today after picking it up Monday. Hope your Christmas Day was as much fun. 332285


All who wander are not lost.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-25-2014, 01:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 473
Posted By OldPete2112
Had the Galfer wave rotors on my Zx14rr,...

Had the Galfer wave rotors on my Zx14rr, absolutely loved them. Based on my experience with them, would certainly have them again and recommend them.

Op


All who wander are not lost.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-25-2014, 01:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 453
Posted By OldPete2112
Good advice, thanks. All who wander are...

Good advice, thanks.


All who wander are not lost.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-24-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 453
Posted By OldPete2112
Uh yeah thanks. But after reading that I see that...

Uh yeah thanks. But after reading that I see that it does not cover any ADJUSTABLE shift levers.

There are a few on the market ranging from $85 up to $200. Which one is best and why?

I ask...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-24-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 453
Posted By OldPete2112
Best Adjustable Shift lever?

At the risk of starting a new thread (yes I searched) I need some advice on a replacement adjustable shift lever for my 2015 F800GSA.

I test rode my bike when I ordered and was wearing my Icon...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-21-2014, 02:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,047
Posted By OldPete2112
Thanks! I think I am all set with what I have...

Thanks! I think I am all set with what I have then.

OP


All who wander are not lost.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-21-2014, 02:32 AM
Replies: 697
Views: 188,995
Posted By OldPete2112
Your not kidding! Dealer closed Sunday and...

Your not kidding! Dealer closed Sunday and Monday, but the business manager offered to come in on his day off to deliver my new bike.

Pretty happy about it and looking forward to the first ride....
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-20-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 38,454
Posted By OldPete2112
The spacing looks pretty good, hope they work as...

The spacing looks pretty good, hope they work as planned and that I don't need to use them any time soon.

OP

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Forum: Parallel Universe 12-20-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 697
Views: 188,995
Posted By OldPete2112
Ok, all done and ready for me to pick up Monday. ...

Ok, all done and ready for me to pick up Monday.

Merry Christmas to me!

OP332023


All who wander are not lost.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-20-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 38,454
Posted By OldPete2112
Hurray! The bars look just as good on the White...

Hurray! The bars look just as good on the White ones! Lol332021


All who wander are not lost.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-20-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 38,454
Posted By OldPete2112
Those look excellent. The finish looks top notch....

Those look excellent. The finish looks top notch.

Thanks for posting those up, looks like it was not too much of a struggle.


All who wander are not lost.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-20-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 38,454
Posted By OldPete2112
Haha! Yes, I was thrown by that. Where in...

Haha! Yes, I was thrown by that.

Where in the PNW were you from? I live on southern Vancouver Island. Just outside of Victoria, British Columbia.

My mom is from Switzerland, and it is on my...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-20-2014, 03:05 AM
Replies: 2,196
Views: 234,519
Posted By OldPete2112
I have to agree, I treated myself to a set of...

I have to agree, I treated myself to a set of Shure SE210s a few years ago and absolutely love them. If the SE215s come with the same soft squishy foam tips then they should be good as well.

Yes,...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-20-2014, 02:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,073
Posted By OldPete2112
It sounds like quite a process to get your...

It sounds like quite a process to get your motorcycle license in the UK. How expensive is it? And what is insurance like? It has to be pricey!

Sometimes I bet you miss the freedom of riding in...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-20-2014, 02:41 AM
Replies: 697
Views: 188,995
Posted By OldPete2112
New F800GS ADVENTURE!!!

Thank you, I am more than a little excited to be getting the bike on Monday. I had only seen photos of it, and loved the white with red sides to the seat. I ordered Red Pazzo Shorty levers for it and...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-20-2014, 02:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,047
Posted By OldPete2112
The Cockpit of my new 2015 F800 GS adventure

Is that a standard RAM saddle type mount on the windshield support?

Trying for think about how to mount my Zumo and radar detector, already have ram mounts and hoping that setup works the same...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-20-2014, 02:08 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 38,454
Posted By OldPete2112
Being 0205 here, I had to scratch my head...

Being 0205 here, I had to scratch my head thinking what time zone and what sort of postal service you had there. Lol. Sometimes I forget that there are so many members from around the world. You must...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-18-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 697
Views: 188,995
Posted By OldPete2112
I have to tell you, the dealer has been extremely...

I have to tell you, the dealer has been extremely good to deal with. Island BMW in Victoria BC is a boutique dealer, selling only BMW. my wife and I bought two bikes from them this year, hers was an...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-17-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 697
Views: 188,995
Posted By OldPete2112
So now the rigging begins. The dealer is doing it...

So now the rigging begins. The dealer is doing it all for me as I am still stuck at work up north. 331837


All who wander are not lost.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-17-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 697
Views: 188,995
Posted By OldPete2112
Christmas has arrived! 331836 All who...

Christmas has arrived! 331836


All who wander are not lost.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-13-2014, 06:19 AM
Replies: 697
Views: 188,995
Posted By OldPete2112
Thanks for posting that. I was unsure if the...

Thanks for posting that. I was unsure if the white actually did come with the red side on the seat. It looks really sharp.

I wonder why they chose the silver/grey for the rear portion of the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-13-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 38,454
Posted By OldPete2112
Thank you for posting those pictures! I can...

Thank you for posting those pictures! I can hardly wait to see what they look like on my new White GSA. Sure look good with the Kalamata Olive.

OP


All who wander are not lost.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-10-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 697
Views: 188,995
Posted By OldPete2112
New F800GS ADVENTURE!!!

When I test rode the new bikes this summer, the dealer made a point of showing how to step upon the foot peg. Said it was no problem on stable ground to do that. At the time I had a torn groin and...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-10-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 38,454
Posted By OldPete2112
Apparently mine arrived at the house yesterday...

Apparently mine arrived at the house yesterday and look exactly like that. Wife took them off to the BMW dealer, who is now waiting for my bike to arrive from Toronto.

Can hardly wait to get the...
Forum: Ride reports 12-05-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 832
Views: 95,325
Posted By OldPete2112
Hey Junyah, loving the ride report! You are doing...

Hey Junyah, loving the ride report! You are doing a great job of keeping us all together on the ride with you.

Just one little thing, when you post up a quoted post, can you PLEASE follow not use...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-04-2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 632
Posted By OldPete2112
Thank you, that's pretty much what I was looking...

Thank you, that's pretty much what I was looking for. Had a similar one for my zx14, packed small and kept people from messing with the bike.

Likely pick up an Oxford one as well, thanks...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-03-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 632
Posted By OldPete2112
Lightweight cover for F800GS and GSA

Hey all. Looking to get a lightweight dust cover for my new GSA when it is living in my garage.

Also want to get a couple of light covers for our bikes for when they are parked outside. I have...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-03-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,271
Posted By OldPete2112
Not so sure about how you do it, but when I...

Not so sure about how you do it, but when I upgraded my foot pegs, suspension and wheels I REPLACE THEM, not simply add them, so not sure how it increases weight by replacing with lighter, better...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-01-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 38,454
Posted By OldPete2112
Well as luck would have it, I got a call from JP...

Well as luck would have it, I got a call from JP at Touratech Canada, and my bars are shipping out today!

My bike will be into the dealer late next week, so this all turns out well for me.
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-25-2014, 12:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,121
Posted By OldPete2112
Rather unsettling to not know what happened I...

Rather unsettling to not know what happened I imagine.

I really hope it all turned out well. And I also really hope that you do get a chance to find out either way.

As someone who has...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-24-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 38,454
Posted By OldPete2112
Well I ended up coming home from work earlier...

Well I ended up coming home from work earlier than planned ( not a bad thing as the roads have been shut down there for three days now) and no sign of the Touratech Bars.

I never even unwrapped...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-21-2014, 04:57 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 38,454
Posted By OldPete2112
2014 GSAdventure Upper Crash bars

I may have one at home waiting for me in the garage, but I'm not sure.........

I have been up north working, and the wife diligently tosses all parcels for me into my garage without noting where...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-21-2014, 04:53 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,843
Posted By OldPete2112
When I went to order my Scott's I wondered which...

When I went to order my Scott's I wondered which version I really needed. So I picked the phone and called Scott's. They took the time to explain it to me and how it would affect my riding. Made sure...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-20-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,872
Posted By OldPete2112
Well that's a bit of good news, I have one of...

Well that's a bit of good news, I have one of these, as well as a bunch of other Alt Rider parts waiting in my Garage for my new 2015 GSA which is supposed to arrive in the next two weeks.

Thanks...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-18-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,705
Posted By OldPete2112
Sounds like a great excuse to install a pair of...

Sounds like a great excuse to install a pair of Pazzo shorty levers. Lol. Glad it worked out ok for you.

OP


All who wander are not lost.
Forum: Equipment 11-18-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,044
Posted By OldPete2112
Now that there, is some real advice. I too was...

Now that there, is some real advice. I too was wondering about the savings in space and weight. Thanks for posting up.

Think I will treat myself to one of those ultra light cots, stick with my...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-16-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,452
Posted By OldPete2112
Well said. Just because something cost more than...

Well said. Just because something cost more than the others does not necessarily mean it will be absolutely perfect in every way, well at to your idea of perfect.

I prefer to think of it as a...
Forum: Ride reports 11-05-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 20,017
Posted By OldPete2112
Looking forward to more of your ride report....

Looking forward to more of your ride report. Great to see this!


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