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Forum: Parallel Universe Today, 02:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 479
Posted By MTrider16
Oh sure, your one of those that like to tease...

Oh sure, your one of those that like to tease people. :lol3

Oh well. Hope your winter goes well.
Forum: Ride reports Yesterday, 05:27 PM
Replies: 365
Views: 44,651
Posted By MTrider16
Esentially one and a 1/3 rail cars of oil got...

Esentially one and a 1/3 rail cars of oil got dumped in the river. Because the city assumed that the oil would float on top of the river, they didn't shut off the pumps while the oil passed by the...
Forum: Parallel Universe Yesterday, 11:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 587
Posted By MTrider16
You don't have an F8GS anymore. :lol3 To...

You don't have an F8GS anymore. :lol3

To the OP, if you are handy, this guy's DIY thread (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1031058) will make a pretty one.
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-23-2015, 03:42 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 11,921
Posted By MTrider16
Did you take the rubber grommets off the riser...

Did you take the rubber grommets off the riser bolts? As tall as your bars are, you might have KTM bolt failures similar to the OSO's....
Forum: Ride reports 01-23-2015, 03:36 PM
Replies: 365
Views: 44,651
Posted By MTrider16
:eek1:cry Nooooooo!!!!

:eek1:cry Nooooooo!!!!
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-23-2015, 03:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 223
Posted By MTrider16
:lol3 What, that isn't an overloaded thread. ...

:lol3 What, that isn't an overloaded thread.

If your untouched XR can run them, the F8GS surely can. There is a 3A or 5A trip in the canbus logic, that might be the weak link. If you have the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-23-2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 328
Views: 102,063
Posted By MTrider16
I'm a little late on the tool tube comment. ...

I'm a little late on the tool tube comment.

This one works nicely.

http://mtrider16.smugmug.com/MotorcycleTrips/130910/i-RpgN4pW/0/X2/130914%2022-X2.jpg
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-23-2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 479
Posted By MTrider16
Looks like you have a bike that fits you nicely,...

Looks like you have a bike that fits you nicely, wohoo! If you fill out your profile, it will introduce you to the rest of us at a glance. And like arjones said, we always like pics.

I've always...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-18-2015, 09:58 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,722
Posted By MTrider16
Why? What do you "think" the F8GSA do that the...

Why? What do you "think" the F8GSA do that the V-strom 650 won't?

That statement just seems really odd to me.

David
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-18-2015, 09:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 981
Posted By MTrider16
How about this. Ride Report...

How about this. Ride Report (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1017698)

http://www.smugmug.com/photos/i-rWKh9fm/0/M/i-rWKh9fm-M.jpg
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-18-2015, 05:56 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 64,466
Posted By MTrider16
Glad you posted up the info on the new projects. ...

Glad you posted up the info on the new projects. Really liking your photog skills and common sense modifications.

David
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-16-2015, 10:12 PM
Replies: 3,103
Views: 670,947
Posted By MTrider16
lol Looks like THEY...

lol Looks like THEY (http://www.totalmotorcycle.com/photos/2009models/2009-BMW-F800GS.htm) were telling us a "dry" weight of 392.

That 207kg --> 452 lbs is pretty reasonable.
Forum: Ride reports 01-16-2015, 01:10 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 41,319
Posted By MTrider16
Is this the end of this little report? :ear:ear

Is this the end of this little report? :ear:ear
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-16-2015, 01:08 PM
Replies: 3,103
Views: 670,947
Posted By MTrider16
:lol3:lol3

:lol3:lol3
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-16-2015, 12:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 910
Posted By MTrider16
You can maybe get a dirt oriented bike...

You can maybe get a dirt oriented bike cheap/used. Or if you ride less on dirt, just beef up the F8GSA for road/2up. Its the dirt/road/2up combo that would be challenging in my mind. Maybe others...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-16-2015, 09:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 910
Posted By MTrider16
Get a 690 to ride off road alone, and a R12GS for...

Get a 690 to ride off road alone, and a R12GS for road and 2 up.

The suspension mods to be able to adjust to the different modes of riding and then constantly adjusting the suspension for those...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-14-2015, 09:58 PM
Replies: 3,103
Views: 670,947
Posted By MTrider16
Verseys 650 LT

Hmm... this looks interesting.

sportrider 2015-kawasaki-versys-650-lt-review (http://www.sportrider.com/2015-kawasaki-versys-650-lt-review/?src=SOC&dom=fb)
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-14-2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,319
Posted By MTrider16
:wink: I tell my female friends that bikes are...

:wink: I tell my female friends that bikes are like shoes, you can never have too many.
Forum: Ride reports 01-14-2015, 04:55 PM
Replies: 520
Views: 98,170
Posted By MTrider16
Holy Cow! :eek1 Farmageddon really got dressed...

Holy Cow! :eek1 Farmageddon really got dressed up. I'd be afraid to let the Oso's close to it now. :wink::lol3
Forum: Ride reports 01-05-2015, 04:20 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 41,319
Posted By MTrider16
Three Step Hideaway

A great place to stop and see wonderful people. You'll wish you had done it earlier and had more time to spend.
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-04-2015, 03:31 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 11,921
Posted By MTrider16
FWIW, the pics make the report. Thanks for...

FWIW, the pics make the report. Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-02-2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 620
Posted By MTrider16
Here is the one post I remember with pictures in...

Here is the one post I remember with pictures in it.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=8990292&postcount=57

The original specs for the F8GS were 150/70-17

I think folks have...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-02-2015, 04:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 620
Posted By MTrider16
Oh if price isn't the issue, there are lots of...

Oh if price isn't the issue, there are lots of options in that thread.
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-02-2015, 04:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 620
Posted By MTrider16
Nope. At least I haven't seen any that...

Nope.

At least I haven't seen any that people put out there as workable options. There are less expensive tires than the TKC 80, but it takes a little more work ordering them online as they...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-02-2015, 04:07 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,713
Posted By MTrider16
I ride that fast, and on TKC 80's with no wobble....

I ride that fast, and on TKC 80's with no wobble. :huh I wonder what I'm doing wrong? :wink::lol3
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-02-2015, 04:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 891
Posted By MTrider16
I use the instructions from the tourtech...

I use the instructions from the tourtech instruction for installing their fog and HID aux lights. Not sure if the instructions are still online or not.
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-01-2015, 12:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 888
Posted By MTrider16
Ohlins was the first major offering on the...

Ohlins was the first major offering on the market. The others weren't there yet.

:wink:

I've debated the cost vs benifit in my head many times, and while at the start I was a little down about...
Forum: Ride reports 01-01-2015, 12:11 AM
Replies: 333
Views: 41,319
Posted By MTrider16
You are more right than you know. :(:

You are more right than you know. :(:
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-30-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 11,921
Posted By MTrider16
I haven't seen any other dyno runs. It is...

I haven't seen any other dyno runs. It is something I'm always interested so I usually peek in a thread and see how things are going, but i could have missed some.
Forum: Ride reports 12-29-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 12,396
Posted By MTrider16
Looks like fun. I'm in. :lurk:lurk

Looks like fun. I'm in.

:lurk:lurk
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-29-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,374
Posted By MTrider16
Ultimately, what will work is what you install...

Ultimately, what will work is what you install and use. So don't spend too much time worrying about the decision.

I'll put in a vote for the SW Motech. If you end up tipping the motorcycle so it...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-29-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 11,921
Posted By MTrider16
Did you see Earling's thread on the dyno runs...

Did you see Earling's thread on the dyno runs with aftermarket exhaust and PC5 with Autotune?

Here, I'll link it for you.

Dynojet PC-5 with Autotune and Full Exhaust...
Forum: Ride reports 12-29-2014, 03:04 AM
Replies: 6,985
Views: 2,313,898
Posted By MTrider16
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year Dave and...

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year Dave and Francine. Its been a good one, looking forward to more pics from your trips.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-28-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 410
Views: 163,162
Posted By MTrider16
Install a volt meter. It can help you keep an...

Install a volt meter. It can help you keep an eye out for the dreaded stator problem.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-28-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,713
Posted By MTrider16
On my forks, the tops were mounted flush, when...

On my forks, the tops were mounted flush, when they should have been at the scribe line. Wind against the top case can load your suspension, or just take you over the edge from good to bad. ...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-28-2014, 01:10 AM
Replies: 410
Views: 163,162
Posted By MTrider16
You done good. I also have a fuzebloc on my bike...

You done good. I also have a fuzebloc on my bike for some other accessories.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-28-2014, 12:42 AM
Replies: 410
Views: 163,162
Posted By MTrider16
I thought you said you weren't going to post a...

I thought you said you weren't going to post a diagram? However thanks for sharing with others what you made work. :clap

There are a couple of options to do this, you have used one that will...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-28-2014, 12:29 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,713
Posted By MTrider16
Per the instructions in this thread...

Per the instructions in this thread (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=163900), try typing the following string in to the google search box:

site:www.advrider.com top case wobble
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-27-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,713
Posted By MTrider16
Have you tried bumping up the pre-load on your...

Have you tried bumping up the pre-load on your suspension? You could be changing your weight balance enough that it migh fix the wobble. Or the mounting plate isn't stiff enough. Lots of people...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-27-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 17,462
Posted By MTrider16
It's nice to see some of these old threads come...

It's nice to see some of these old threads come back to the surface. Good job guys. :clap
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