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Forum: Parallel Universe 07-29-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 959
Posted By The Island
I have the MotionPro Jumbo Chain tool. Works...

I have the MotionPro Jumbo Chain tool. Works great. Heavy duty but really works. A bit pricey but it will last you. I remember watching the video and they specifically mention that you don't have to...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-26-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 510
Posted By The Island
This may not be any help but from experience, the...

This may not be any help but from experience, the battery can play a lot of games with you if it's not up to par. Ensure the connectors are clean and in order.

Hope you get it sorted out.
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-26-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 527
Posted By The Island
I had a similar experience. My bike would do the...

I had a similar experience. My bike would do the same thing BUT when I took the harness out, everything was normal again. So, I figured out that it was the layering of connectors on the battery...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-06-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 462
Posted By The Island
Given that it rolled after it was hit, it sounds...

Given that it rolled after it was hit, it sounds like it was in neutral. Even if it wasn't, I can't see there being any damage as I liken that motion to the same as if you had to jump start it.
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-04-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,571
Posted By The Island
Just a torn AC Joint in the shoulder — I was...

Just a torn AC Joint in the shoulder — I was lucky.

I was surprised as well. I called them while in the hospital — thought it was a long shot but they said, yep.

It's funny though. Victoria...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-04-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,571
Posted By The Island
BMW Roadside Assistance

Just wanted to say how impressed I was with BMW roadside assistance. I was on Vancouver Island just outside of Tofino where I was hit by an SUV. My bike was still drivable however, I wasn't fit to...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-03-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,545
Posted By The Island
I don't know about substantial changes but I...

I don't know about substantial changes but I think they just did that for the 2013 model year. 2015 will probably just consist of different colours and some different components.
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-03-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,757
Posted By The Island
Rivit is the best in my mind. Can't see anything...

Rivit is the best in my mind. Can't see anything negative about these however, the clips can fly off like mentioned above. I suppose they'd be good in a pinch should you find yourself in the middle...
Forum: Vendors 06-23-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 771
Views: 105,817
Posted By The Island
Awesome Service

Just got back from the south a few days ago and I just wanted to extend a huge thanks to Paul who answered my annoying emails and took my stupid phone calls about the delivery of my cases. They...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-23-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,275
Posted By The Island
Thats what my crappy oem chain looked like. I...

Thats what my crappy oem chain looked like. I thought it was rust, too.
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-23-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 720
Posted By The Island
Thanks for the replies everyone. So far, it only...

Thanks for the replies everyone. So far, it only oscillates in 5th in any rpm. The higher the RPM, the higher the frequency and the more noticeable it is. I can feel it slightly in 6th under load...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-20-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 720
Posted By The Island
Great guess. I do. Though, it doesn't seem to be...

Great guess. I do. Though, it doesn't seem to be affiliated with the tire. Doesn't depend on speed, just 5th gear. I could be doing the same speed in 4th and as soon as I pop it into 5th, thats when...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-20-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 720
Posted By The Island
Talking 5th Gear Vibrations

Hello,

I came back on an amazing holiday in the south with my f800 and I have now noticed that there is a nice oscillating vibration in 5th gear. I noticed it initially while driving down the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-16-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,432
Posted By The Island
This is going to depend on where you live. Mine...

This is going to depend on where you live. Mine was 250 out the door.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-28-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,250
Posted By The Island
Just bought these in the hope of not having to...

Just bought these in the hope of not having to pull a MacGyver in order to change a flat. Happy to hear that people like them :1drink
Forum: Americas 05-28-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 544
Posted By The Island
Haha what does this mean?

Haha what does this mean?
Forum: Americas 05-28-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 544
Posted By The Island
Do this. Beautiful ride for sure! HWY 99 is...

Do this. Beautiful ride for sure! HWY 99 is remarkable.
Forum: Trip Planning 05-28-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,158
Posted By The Island
For me, I only ride if I have to AND if the snow...

For me, I only ride if I have to AND if the snow is melting as it hits the road. Here in BC, it's common to snow and for it to only stick for a few hours so, usually I am pretty good. Once the slush...
Forum: Trip Planning 05-28-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,035
Posted By The Island
I agree 100% with what you said above but when I...

I agree 100% with what you said above but when I go backpacking, weight is a huge factor however, not so much for when I go moto-adventuring —*the damn things are heavy and when weight is precious,...
Forum: Trip Planning 05-26-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,035
Posted By The Island
I have been eating a gluten free diet since I was...

I have been eating a gluten free diet since I was in my teens —*can't go near the stuff. At first it's hard but now, I don't think twice.

When I go backpacking or riding and less than a week, I...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-22-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 451
Posted By The Island
So you are wondering if the Scotts from your old...

So you are wondering if the Scotts from your old 650 will fit onto you new 700?

What years are your 650/700?
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-21-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 471
Posted By The Island
Keep in mind that if you trigger off the...

Keep in mind that if you trigger off the accessory outlet then your relay will shut down a minute after your bike is turned off. I have my garmin hooked into this and yea, it's about a minute before...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-21-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 471
Posted By The Island
If what you are asking is where the best place to...

If what you are asking is where the best place to place your yellow trigger wire on your bike's wiring harness then, the low beam is the best; as per your instructions. I have mine tapped into the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-19-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 516
Posted By The Island
Just a guess here but, could it be that your...

Just a guess here but, could it be that your clutch is slipping and on it's way out? If you haven't checked the play in your clutch, now might be a good time to do it.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-15-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 463
Posted By The Island
This?...

This? (http://www.the-blueprints.com/vectordrawings/show/10835/bmw_f_800_gs/) I could draw you one but, why does the printer only accept vector art work? Are you sure it only prints EPS format?
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-15-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 413
Posted By The Island
I like this idea. I'd assume that these go under...

I like this idea. I'd assume that these go under the sticky: Images/videos. I am in the planning stages of making one on a trip from BC to NV. We shall see how that goes.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-10-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 931
Posted By The Island
Thumb Did you say luxury package? Pull the trigger. ...

Did you say luxury package? Pull the trigger.

Thats almost 8K less than what I paid out their door. Thats even WITHOUT the luxury package.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-10-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 732
Posted By The Island
I have the same lights — just installed them....

I have the same lights — just installed them. Where does your switched power tap come from?

P.S. I hide all the wires in where the forks meet the frame of the bike. There a cut out in the frame of...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-08-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,920
Posted By The Island
Lame sauce

Lame sauce
Forum: Equipment 05-08-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 634
Posted By The Island
Thanks for the replies everyone. Seems that the...

Thanks for the replies everyone. Seems that the easiest route would be to just buy something that does the trick. I like the idea of the battery tender USB dongle. Get a few of these and be all set. ...
Forum: Equipment 05-07-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 634
Posted By The Island
Question about electros

Hey folks —* have an electronic question for you. I know NOTHING about electronics and how they work and I am trying to make a USB charger from a few female USBs I have kicking around.

I have a...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-06-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,920
Posted By The Island
Touché

Touché
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-06-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,920
Posted By The Island
Thats awesome. I should probably get this. Found...

Thats awesome. I should probably get this. Found this (http://www.bajanopinch.com) for us north americans. Seems like a great tool to have. Thanks for the share!
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-05-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 863
Posted By The Island
Does the instrument cluster indicate a bulb...

Does the instrument cluster indicate a bulb warning?
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-05-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,920
Posted By The Island
This would have come in handy. Do you only have...

This would have come in handy. Do you only have the tool that only gets the tire on or do you have the entire contraption which I think puts it on and takes the tire off/breaks the bead?
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-05-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,920
Posted By The Island
Do you have this tool?

Do you have this tool?
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-04-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 801
Posted By The Island
Could you elaborate? I use semi synthetic.

Could you elaborate? I use semi synthetic.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-01-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,101
Posted By The Island
Thats true. Stand up and stretch those legs.

Thats true. Stand up and stretch those legs.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-01-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,101
Posted By The Island
Honcouver, hahaha. You are probably thinking of...

Honcouver, hahaha. You are probably thinking of Richmond.

I find that wearing cycling shorts helps, too. Not only do they increase the sexy factor by being tight around the thighs, they provide...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-01-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,920
Posted By The Island
I've heard that these are hard. I have never...

I've heard that these are hard. I have never owned these so I can't speak first hand however, my k60s were really hard to put on. My advice would be to lube the shit out of that tire. Go and get...
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