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Forum: Parallel Universe 08-23-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,085
Posted By Trialsman
Actually for my weight, 155#, the suspension was...

Actually for my weight, 155#, the suspension was pretty good. I wasn't blasting down single track but dirt / gravel roads at 50-60 felt very planted. When we got to rock ledges on places like...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-23-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,085
Posted By Trialsman
I'm just below Cranberry Twp in the North Hills...

I'm just below Cranberry Twp in the North Hills of Pgh.
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-23-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,085
Posted By Trialsman
Just checked the tracking# and it is on the truck...

Just checked the tracking# and it is on the truck to deliver to Woody's today.
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-23-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,085
Posted By Trialsman
Yes and it is a 2.5".

Yes and it is a 2.5".
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-23-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,085
Posted By Trialsman
I had a 2014 F800GSA and had a hard time touching...

I had a 2014 F800GSA and had a hard time touching the ground comfortably. I had Woody do a superlaced tubeless 19" for the front and it changed the bike completely - all for the good. The 21" I...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-19-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,685
Posted By Trialsman
I spent yesterday with my Orange Level Mechanic...

I spent yesterday with my Orange Level Mechanic friend. He had been in touch with the people he knew at the factory and I had to adopt a compromise. If it had been a 2009 it would have been easy...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-08-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 30,315
Posted By Trialsman
This is an issue that is a personal preference...

This is an issue that is a personal preference and will never get "resolved". When I retired, I tested the Tiger, F800, and the 950 on the same course hitting the same lines - all within a 45min....
Forum: Orange Crush 08-07-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,685
Posted By Trialsman
I have my friend working on it as I also would...

I have my friend working on it as I also would rather gain extra room and loose weight and complexity. I should know within a week if this idea will work. He is ordering the parts - not the dash...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-06-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,685
Posted By Trialsman
If the 2007 and the 2010 are the same that could...

If the 2007 and the 2010 are the same that could be an acceptable compromise. Thanks for the input.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-06-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,685
Posted By Trialsman
Looks like the other thread is heading in a...

Looks like the other thread is heading in a parallel course. I just spoke with my mechanic friend and he says the "R" model speed sensor looks like it will work and he has ordered the parts. I will...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-06-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,685
Posted By Trialsman
I just talked with an orange level mechanic I...

I just talked with an orange level mechanic I know and he seems to think all will work if I replace the hoses and the speed sensor from the "R" model. He is looking into it for me. I will keep you...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-06-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,685
Posted By Trialsman
That is only part of the problem. The brakeline...

That is only part of the problem. The brakeline loops that go up to the ABS pump cause an unending battle to keep air out of the system. Power bleeding seems to last only a short while then back to...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-05-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,685
Posted By Trialsman
Ripping out entire ABS on 2010 990....HOW????

I have searched for the removal of the ABS unit on my 2010 990. The best I could come up with was an article from an inmate that said specifically " It will not work on 2009 and newer bikes." It...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-04-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 9,093
Posted By Trialsman
Just picked up my new 2014 F800GSA last night in...

Just picked up my new 2014 F800GSA last night in New York. I live in SW Pennsylvania. Can't wait for the snow to melt to try it out.
Forum: Orange Crush 03-13-2013, 12:14 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,439
Posted By Trialsman
Just got mine back yesterday and couldn't be...

Just got mine back yesterday and couldn't be happier. It is a work of art with the black suede top , black vinyl sides , and stitched in orange. It looks great on my white 2011.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-28-2013, 05:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,557
Posted By Trialsman
My son and I just rented a couple GSs through Las...

My son and I just rented a couple GSs through Las Vegas BMW last week. I looked at the Rallye and considered riding it home to Pennsylvania. Tom wanted 16.9K and it had 2900mi on it but it was...
Forum: Vendors 11-02-2012, 02:58 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 412
Posted By Trialsman
Asking Woody to ID this hub

I bought a nice Talon hub laced to an Excel rim for an ATK 605 I used to have. It was NOT for the 605. Now I want to use it for my Berg 570 but I need to get a disc for it. Here are some pictures...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-23-2012, 08:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,002
Posted By Trialsman
I bought the deflectors from Aeroflow. You could...

I bought the deflectors from Aeroflow. You could try making your own if you are handy. The ones I am making are for the lower portion and are not a product Aeroflow has for sale. The hard part is...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-23-2012, 06:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,002
Posted By Trialsman
I just got back from a trip through Maine and...

I just got back from a trip through Maine and only put the visor down in one rain storm. I think they are the best mod I did to the bike, and I've done a lot.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-23-2012, 06:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,002
Posted By Trialsman
That's my bike. I was parked along the fence at...

That's my bike. I was parked along the fence at Mid-Ohio on Saturday. The one thing I had to change first with the 990 was the buffeting from the wind. I followed the development of the Aeroflow...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-20-2011, 11:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,793
Posted By Trialsman
Here are two other ideas I used on mine. In the...

Here are two other ideas I used on mine. In the front use a small length of webbing and melt (with a heated nail to keep from fraying ) two holes to match the spacing for the center console. Remove...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-14-2011, 03:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,403
Posted By Trialsman
All you have to do is remove the plunger to the...

All you have to do is remove the plunger to the master cylinder and shorten it the desired amount to give your pedal a lower resting position and yet still maintain the ability to adjust it up if...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-14-2011, 12:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,403
Posted By Trialsman
Seeing your pictures reminded me I wanted to do...

Seeing your pictures reminded me I wanted to do the same. Last year I cut my F570 pegs, made a lowering bracket of about 1 1/4", then welded it together. I did the same this week end with my 990...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-24-2011, 06:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,277
Posted By Trialsman
I just bought these with my '10 990. I have the...

I just bought these with my '10 990. I have the KTM carriers and even the factory rep is having a hard time mating the two. There is an adapter plate I saw that is necessary, but did not come with...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-24-2011, 06:18 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,784
Posted By Trialsman
I just made the jump as well. I have a 570...

I just made the jump as well. I have a 570 Husaberg for the woods and HAD a Honda ST1300 for the road. I bought a 2010 990 and only have about 200 mi on it. I lost the weight of the Berg going...
Forum: Vendors 10-18-2011, 06:54 AM
Replies: 582
Views: 92,746
Posted By Trialsman
This is my first post here and I have to give a...

This is my first post here and I have to give a big +1 to PABiker for his KTM 990 kickstand relocation bracket. :clap The idea of cracking one of those expensive cases on my new 990 adventure...
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