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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-04-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 2,775
Views: 186,413
Posted By socially stunted
Thumb Got mine! Thanks Joel.

Got mine! Thanks Joel.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-30-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 2,775
Views: 186,413
Posted By socially stunted
Thanks Joel. No worries, I've been called worse.

Thanks Joel. No worries, I've been called worse.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-29-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 2,775
Views: 186,413
Posted By socially stunted
Is this the whole list? I think our SM and XL...

Is this the whole list? I think our SM and XL short sleeves are missing if it is.
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-24-2014, 04:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 512
Posted By socially stunted
No worries. I wanted to go that way but at the...

No worries. I wanted to go that way but at the times I was planning to ride I would have had traffic most of the 210 W. I went 210 E to 15 N to 138 W and got off at Lone Pine Rd. Found my way to...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-22-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 512
Posted By socially stunted
Last minute day off ride to Calif Poppy Reserve tomorrow

I got a last minute itch, and a day off to match, to do a half day ride. I'm in the SGV in California and was thinking about seeing the Poppy Reserve tomorrow. I've heard of it, they seem to be...
Forum: Beasts 03-27-2014, 04:01 AM
Replies: 3,770
Views: 690,155
Posted By socially stunted
cb4017 is right. It's number seven here -...

cb4017 is right. It's number seven here - http://www.cheapcycleparts.com/oemparts/a/suz/506b5d63f8700235b876814b/fuel-tank-model-k9 And you might be missing a couple items if that pad was just lying...
Forum: Beasts 02-02-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 2,238
Views: 417,814
Posted By socially stunted
Good to know. Did the bead look any different...

Good to know. Did the bead look any different than that of a tubeless 705? I wondered why it was just the 140/80R17 that was listed as being a tube type.
Forum: Beasts 02-02-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 2,238
Views: 417,814
Posted By socially stunted
Posting my 705 results.

I just replaced my 705 rear at 9,600 miles on my '09 Weestrom. I have no complaints really and the price is right. They are toast in the middle since I freeway commute 110 miles daily. My speeds are...
Forum: Beasts 10-18-2013, 06:07 AM
Replies: 9,177
Views: 3,574,584
Posted By socially stunted
Thanks for the info. :D

Thanks for the info. :D
Forum: Beasts 10-15-2013, 08:55 AM
Replies: 9,177
Views: 3,574,584
Posted By socially stunted
What did you make this from? Was it preformed or...

What did you make this from? Was it preformed or did you do the forming yourself? Do you think 3M Dual Lock strips will hold it on for easy tank & fairing removal?
Forum: Beasts 10-11-2013, 08:02 AM
Replies: 3,001
Views: 523,640
Posted By socially stunted
I'm crossing my fingers that the V Strom 1000...

I'm crossing my fingers that the V Strom 1000 will be offered among the demo rides at the Long Beach International bike show in Dec. I don't remember seeing Suzuki offering demos there before though...
Forum: Beasts 09-24-2013, 08:49 AM
Replies: 3,770
Views: 690,155
Posted By socially stunted
My 110 mile round trip commute is at 80+ mph just...

My 110 mile round trip commute is at 80+ mph just to keep from getting run down from the rear and my Vee seems to be able to do that all day and then some. Highway cruising with stock sprockets is...
Forum: Americas 09-21-2013, 03:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,937
Posted By socially stunted
The Ozarks are not to be missed. If you can find...

The Ozarks are not to be missed. If you can find an inexpensive home or cabin to rent in the back country, so much the better. We rented a small cabin and had 30 acres to ourselves. We did a wild...
Forum: Beasts 09-21-2013, 02:17 PM
Replies: 9,177
Views: 3,574,584
Posted By socially stunted
Our first trip.

A few from our 1485 mile trip through Napa and Yosemite last month.

http://s3i.dotphoto.com/iA87BFD91-517F-4639-9555-EAB88F2DD0EC.jpg
Yosemite

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Forum: Parallel Universe 09-01-2013, 08:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 547
Posted By socially stunted
Thanks for the info. Knowing about that bolt...

Thanks for the info. Knowing about that bolt helps. That's one of those things you don't want to discover the night you are putting things back together when the wife relies on the bike daily.
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-01-2013, 12:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 547
Posted By socially stunted
nytrashman - How much did you shorten it? And...

nytrashman - How much did you shorten it? And where'd you get your replacement stand when you changed it back and how much was it?

Thanks
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-01-2013, 09:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 547
Posted By socially stunted
Anyone make an F650GS adjustable side stand?

My 5' wife has trouble getting her F650GS low off it's side stand. It's especially difficult for her on uneven surfaces. I'm considering shortening the stand by about 1/4" but I want a back-up plan...
Forum: Americas 07-24-2013, 05:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 599
Posted By socially stunted
All good tips, thanks guys. The wife's a better...

All good tips, thanks guys. The wife's a better planner than I am but she's busy with school so I've been put to the task. And this is helping alot. Keep 'em coming if you have anything else.
Forum: Americas 07-23-2013, 06:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 599
Posted By socially stunted
Napa Valley from LA County...any suggestions?

We'll be spending a week riding up the coast from Southern California and staying in Napa Valley, maybe overnighting in Monterey to spend the morning at the Aquarium (I hear 4 hours is plenty there)....
Forum: Beasts 05-20-2013, 04:50 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,447
Posted By socially stunted
FWIW a fork brace did make a noticeable...

FWIW a fork brace did make a noticeable difference for me regarding passing rigs at highways speeds. But I'm also a lightweight, my bike is an '09. The brace helps my bike feel more planted.
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-01-2013, 05:35 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 40,825
Posted By socially stunted
Considering this for my wife's GS. Anyone think I...

Considering this for my wife's GS. Anyone think I could just grind a notch in the G2 similar to what the stock throttle tube has to allow the wires the pass through? That way I wouldn't have to cut...
Forum: Equipment 03-05-2013, 11:11 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,511
Posted By socially stunted
Does the peak cause drag or buffeting at highway...

Does the peak cause drag or buffeting at highway speeds or do you just remove it for the road?
Forum: Face plant 12-05-2012, 06:58 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,882
Posted By socially stunted
It was an '05 DL650 with no skid plate. I think...

It was an '05 DL650 with no skid plate. I think in his case there's a chance a plate might have saved him.
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-31-2012, 05:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,877
Posted By socially stunted
Maybe this will help.

Showing the gap from the Rox Offsets to the stock BMW lower clamps. I filled this space with a couple M10 zinc washers from the local hardware store. The stainless ones they had were too thin. I...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-31-2012, 04:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,877
Posted By socially stunted
The gap is not in the top and bottom clamps of...

The gap is not in the top and bottom clamps of the Rox Offsets, it's where the Rox Offsets mount to the lower half of the BMW clamps. The BMW clamps are uneven from front to back. I'll try and post...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-30-2012, 04:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,877
Posted By socially stunted
And they hit....

I just got the Rox Pro-Offset risers (3R-B12POE) in the mail today and installed them on the wife's F650GS, and they do hit the plastic guard in front of the key at full lock. With the small key...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-25-2012, 11:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,877
Posted By socially stunted
I bought my Rox Pro-Offset risers (3R-B12POE)...

I bought my Rox Pro-Offset risers (3R-B12POE) from Amazon and the extended brake line from F800Depot.com.
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-24-2012, 11:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,877
Posted By socially stunted
Thanks for the quick response. Ordering some up...

Thanks for the quick response. Ordering some up now.
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-24-2012, 09:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,877
Posted By socially stunted
Using them back or up?

Are you using these in the "back" position to move the bars closer to you or in the position that moves them straight up? I read through another thread on risers and I thought I saw someone complain...
Forum: Face plant 10-21-2012, 04:52 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,882
Posted By socially stunted
Is the damage at that port that protrudes from...

Is the damage at that port that protrudes from the oil filter base? Looks like a prime target for a rock. If it is, you might be able to rethread what's left of the port with pipe thread and then...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-11-2012, 07:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 934
Posted By socially stunted
It was my sad, socially ineffectual attempt at a...

It was my sad, socially ineffectual attempt at a joke. And when someone wants details, I give them details. No worries GH. Not all us Californians are sensative.
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-11-2012, 06:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 934
Posted By socially stunted
Because I have a tool that mimicks the stipled...

Because I have a tool that mimicks the stipled stamping effect that BMW uses and I will be altering a couple 3s to look like eights. That way I can hide the fa...........

Because I bought this...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-10-2012, 09:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 934
Posted By socially stunted
Engine serial number location?

Where is the engine serial number located?
Thanks
Forum: Americas 09-10-2012, 06:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 669
Posted By socially stunted
I live about five miles North of Brown BMW. I...

I live about five miles North of Brown BMW. I went to them the day before and got some advice and some awesome straps for my carry on bag from the flight. After I picked up the bike at a Ducatti...
Forum: Americas 09-10-2012, 06:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 669
Posted By socially stunted
I got back yesterday. Not a bad ride at all. If...

I got back yesterday. Not a bad ride at all. If it wasn't for the seat that had been custom made for someone 9 inches shorter than me, I probably could have ridden more than twice as far. I'm...
Forum: Americas 09-05-2012, 07:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 669
Posted By socially stunted
Fly and ride from SLC, UT to SoCal...ahve a few questions.

We've found the wife a 2010 F650GS low and it's in Salt Lake City, UT. Plan A is for me to fly there and ride back 680 miles to home in Southern Calif., overnighting half way in St George. Though it...
Forum: Americas 08-28-2012, 12:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 611
Posted By socially stunted
And if you do go around the North side of the...

And if you do go around the North side of the Grand Cyn, and you are going via 89, Tuba City's dinosaur foot prints aren't far off. $10 at the Indian Res stand gets you a guided tour....sort...
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