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Forum: Parallel Universe 06-29-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 24,868
Posted By philratton
Hey guys, just curious here. What is this...

Hey guys, just curious here.
What is this Captain Morgan you are talking about?
Doing the captain Morgan on stop signs?
Some light here please! Lol
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-17-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 714
Posted By philratton
Same boat here. But I went with the Karoo 3. ...

Same boat here. But I went with the Karoo 3.
Still have the scorpions for that very long on road trip.
Love the Karoos 3!
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-13-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 63,948
Posted By philratton
Hey guys, just installed my karoos 3 today. ...

Hey guys, just installed my karoos 3 today.
Haven't had the chance to go off road yet but on road I felt them
good, a little bumpy, too be expected. And they are a little more abrupt leaning on...
Forum: Vendors 08-19-2013, 09:27 PM
Replies: 386
Views: 51,680
Posted By philratton
I won't! Waiting hard for this one! Very nice...

I won't!
Waiting hard for this one!
Very nice work.
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-10-2013, 04:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,362
Posted By philratton
Get handguards even of you're not going off road....

Get handguards even of you're not going off road.
One thing you can be sure of, if the bike takes a nap you gonna have a
broken lever.
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-10-2013, 01:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 652
Posted By philratton
Sorry about the crappy picture but you can see...

Sorry about the crappy picture but you can see the bars.

http://s22.postimg.org/x5f5572e9/image.jpg (http://postimg.org/image/cy1pcw4wt/full/)
open source screen capture...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-10-2013, 10:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 652
Posted By philratton
Very sturdy, very high quality, they seem to...

Very sturdy, very high quality, they seem to integrate on the bike like they were there from the beginning. Very happy with them. I'll post a picture soon!
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-10-2013, 09:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 652
Posted By philratton
Fox, you are absolutely right. Rookie mistake. ...

Fox, you are absolutely right. Rookie mistake.
Yes, the space got tighter and I had to make some room but now it fits!
Thanks my friend!
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-09-2013, 09:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 652
Posted By philratton
I did but the spacer don't even fit the outside...

I did but the spacer don't even fit the outside hole.
It doesn't slip inside the hole in the frame. It's diameter seems to be bigger than the hole. I can't even explain it right.
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-09-2013, 07:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 652
Posted By philratton
There is no way it will fit. It's too weird, it...

There is no way it will fit. It's too weird, it came along with the bolt and it doesn't fit back at all!
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-09-2013, 04:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 652
Posted By philratton
spacer ?

Hi guys,
was installing the Puig crah bars (very high quality) on my F800gs 2013 and when I took the right engine bolt this spacer came out with it and I can't for the life of me figure out how to...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-06-2013, 10:32 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,006
Posted By philratton
Can anybody coment on the Puig protector? ...

Can anybody coment on the Puig protector?

Worried about my knee bumping into it too much.

Does anybody have the same problem with others bars?

http://s11.postimg.org/p9chroyar/PUIG16246.jpg...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-05-2013, 02:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,738
Posted By philratton
Well, I live in brazil so we pay premium for...

Well, I live in brazil so we pay premium for anything!
The motech is about 550usd and the Puig about 400usd.
I was looking for some feedback from someone who has it or at least has seen it.
But...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-05-2013, 10:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,738
Posted By philratton
Puig engine guard

Hi guys,
I've been thinking about buying engine guards for my 13 f800gs.
I just found the Puig engine guard and like the looks of it.
Does anyone know or have any experience with these?
I like...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-03-2013, 04:27 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 33,021
Posted By philratton
Guys, just got my bike, 80 miles so far and I'm...

Guys, just got my bike, 80 miles so far and I'm averaging 38mpg, not easy on the throttle but not hard either and staying within the break in limits. Mostly city miles. Is that to be expected?
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-26-2013, 11:14 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,654
Posted By philratton
Thanks Loutre, Yes, I think the BMW plate has...

Thanks Loutre,
Yes, I think the BMW plate has the best looks.
Would like to buy the mod one but its kinda hard here in Brazil.
I think I will give the Givi plate a go!
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-25-2013, 09:09 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,654
Posted By philratton
Hi guys, any comments on the Givi plate? Does...

Hi guys, any comments on the Givi plate?
Does anybody have it?
Is it good?
thickness?
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-18-2013, 12:57 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 12,192
Posted By philratton
35 here. Hey, that Klx 650 brings me back some...

35 here.
Hey, that Klx 650 brings me back some really fun memories.
I had a green R 1995 and boy, to start that thing on the trail was a chore.
650cc and only a kick starter. I had good legs...
Forum: Vendors 06-02-2013, 08:32 PM
Replies: 386
Views: 51,680
Posted By philratton
If there is a line I'm in it! I really need one...

If there is a line I'm in it!
I really need one of those!
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-25-2013, 09:43 AM
Replies: 593
Views: 154,604
Posted By philratton
Plastic skid plate ?

Plastic skid plate ?
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-24-2013, 10:19 AM
Replies: 593
Views: 154,604
Posted By philratton
I think that's about right. But the difference...

I think that's about right.
But the difference is still a good 80 miles.
That's a lot.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-23-2013, 06:27 PM
Replies: 593
Views: 154,604
Posted By philratton
Sad huh? The 800 I don't know but the...

Sad huh?
The 800 I don't know but the politicians are full of shit, that's for sure!
It's not BMW's fault, the taxes are too fucking high for what we get in return.
We are the second country in...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-23-2013, 05:18 PM
Replies: 593
Views: 154,604
Posted By philratton
Please guys, here in Brazil I paid about 22k usd...

Please guys, here in Brazil I paid about 22k usd for my f800.
With only abs and TC, no ESA or any farkles. And this is because the bike is now assembled here. Before that it was about 32k usd. ...
Forum: Equipment 05-21-2013, 08:30 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,899
Posted By philratton
I'm using Held's Air n Dry and I must say, not...

I'm using Held's Air n Dry and I must say, not cheap, but the best glove I've ever had.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-06-2013, 07:40 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,159
Posted By philratton
Thanks Man! If you have anymore pictures with...

Thanks Man!
If you have anymore pictures with all the farkles, please share!
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-06-2013, 02:59 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,159
Posted By philratton
Hey JRose, that's one good looking F800! Do you...

Hey JRose, that's one good looking F800!
Do you have more pictures? Like a side picture and a front one?
Thanks a lot!
Forum: Equipment 07-08-2011, 10:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,011
Posted By philratton
Paid $283.67 for them. Available in America now. ...

Paid $283.67 for them. Available in America now.
After some break in they are really comfortable, more than any other boots I own.
Couldn't be happier.
Forum: Equipment 07-06-2011, 02:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,011
Posted By philratton
Forma Adventure

Just got my new Forma Adventure, brought from Germany by a friend.
Amazing boots, very good level of protection, looks awesome but not soooo comfortable out of the box.
I thought it would be more...
Forum: Thumpers 06-03-2011, 10:38 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 14,416
Posted By philratton
Well, there is something going on that might be...

Well, there is something going on that might be good news for those waiting the bike to be sold in North America. In Brazil we are also waiting anxiously for the Tenere and looks like Yamaha is...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-31-2011, 08:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,175
Posted By philratton
F800 2011 vs 2008 and 2009

Sooooo, what do you reckon about the latest model ?
We don't see a lot of the issues seen here on the new
models.
Did BMW solve most of the issues or are the 11's just too brand new and
low...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-31-2011, 08:09 PM
Replies: 1,966
Views: 192,827
Posted By philratton
32

32
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-27-2011, 02:09 PM
Replies: 1,966
Views: 192,827
Posted By philratton
I'm 5'7 too and no problems at all with the tall...

I'm 5'7 too and no problems at all with the tall seat.
I can almost plant my two feet.
More than enough !
Forum: Beasts 05-14-2011, 05:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,367
Posted By philratton
Creepy ... and funny

Creepy ... and funny
Forum: Beasts 05-09-2011, 04:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,030
Posted By philratton
Nice one Mark, thanks and keep it coming !

Nice one Mark, thanks and keep it coming !
Forum: Beasts 05-09-2011, 11:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,030
Posted By philratton
How many miles on your Tiger 800/XC ?

Issues ? Satisfaction ? Problems ? Joys ? Mpgs ?
Let's hear it !
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-04-2011, 01:37 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,188
Posted By philratton
Yes, I know, and that's the problem ! An Ipad...

Yes, I know, and that's the problem !
An Ipad 1, first generation, 32gb, no 3g, only wi fi is about 1100usd.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-04-2011, 07:20 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,188
Posted By philratton
Yes, I see some, not many, a lot more 1200gs but...

Yes, I see some, not many, a lot more 1200gs but I guess this is everywhere.
It's really abusive, it's like 140% of taxes.
Gas is about 6,80usd a gallon and 120% of the price are taxes.
Plus we...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-03-2011, 08:08 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,188
Posted By philratton
Yes, that really pisses me off ! Not because of...

Yes, that really pisses me off ! Not because of you of course.
For 13000 usd we almost can buy a XT 660, almost !
A g650gs costs 19k usd. And that's because it's assembled here, otherwise it would...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-03-2011, 05:50 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,188
Posted By philratton
Yes, the government really sucks, the taxes are...

Yes, the government really sucks, the taxes are outrageous.
the 1200 gsa costs about 57.000,00 USD.
But Honda alone sells over 400.000 cgs 150 every year at about 4.800,00 USD.
Man are we rich !!!
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-03-2011, 09:39 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,188
Posted By philratton
How much for a 800gs in YOUR country ?

I'm interested in hearing about it because I think the people from Brazil are the richest people in the world.
A F800GS costs in Brazil exactly $ 38.080,00 US DOLLARS.
Lets hear about your country !
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