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Forum: Parallel Universe 02-18-2015, 04:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,106
Posted By mustardfj40
Thanks guys! The TKC80 for the front sounds like...

Thanks guys! The TKC80 for the front sounds like a good idea too. I didn't air down those Tourance tires. I'm running tubeless on the F650GS and will only do unpaved road (no trails) what's the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-18-2015, 12:09 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,363
Posted By mustardfj40
OMG! Wish I can ride like that!

OMG! Wish I can ride like that!
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-18-2015, 12:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,106
Posted By mustardfj40
Thanks guys. I wouldn't mind the original...

Thanks guys. I wouldn't mind the original Tourance tires since I rode them across the US but they gave me some interesting moments when I was riding the gravel roads in Death Valley and would like...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-17-2015, 02:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,106
Posted By mustardfj40
Mitas E07 to Pruhoe Bay AK

Hi,

This June I'm riding my 2012 F650GS from San Francisco Bay Area to Pruhoe Bay Alaska. My main concern is wet road and the dirt roads. Since my original tires worn out, I am thinking about a...
Forum: Alaska 01-26-2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,358
Posted By mustardfj40
Any update on a shipping company to ship your...

Any update on a shipping company to ship your bike from Alaska to N. California?

This Summer I'm riding up to Alaska and because of lack of time, I'm looking to ship it back.

3 years ago, I...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-26-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,312
Posted By mustardfj40
A friend recently bough a blue 2009 F650GS for...

A friend recently bough a blue 2009 F650GS for around $6300 with less 1,000 miles on the clock. He got it from SF craigslist. I looked at it and thought it was a killer deal. As summer is ending...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-13-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,201
Posted By mustardfj40
I looked at the specs for the F650GS twin and the...

I looked at the specs for the F650GS twin and the DRZ 650, and the wet weight difference isn't that big: 408lbs for the DRZ and 439lbs for the F650GS twin. So the difference isn't that big at 31lbs.
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-12-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,034
Posted By mustardfj40
You're much taller than me :rofl...And I ride a...

You're much taller than me :rofl...And I ride a 2012 factory lowered F650GS Twin which has both lower suspension and lower seat. I can't flat foot the bike this lifetime and don't want the bike too...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-07-2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,109
Posted By mustardfj40
OK, I figured it out. The Road version has the...

OK, I figured it out. The Road version has the letter "R" stamped on it....Darned!!! I ordered the Off-road version and they sent me the Road version. Now I have to send it back.:eek1:eek1:eek1 and...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-05-2014, 11:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,109
Posted By mustardfj40
Just by looking at the scott damper how do you...

Just by looking at the scott damper how do you know if it's an Road or Offroad version. Thanks
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-28-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 9,264
Posted By mustardfj40
My thought too unless someone can vow for its...

My thought too unless someone can vow for its reliability after many thousands of miles riding...Maybe it's cheaper and better to just exercise my left hand grip :)
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-27-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 9,264
Posted By mustardfj40
Wow! That looks good! Has anyone used these?

Wow! That looks good! Has anyone used these?
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-09-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,626
Posted By mustardfj40
Hi, is the rear wheel size is different too, or...

Hi, is the rear wheel size is different too, or just the tire size? Thanks.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-03-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,634
Posted By mustardfj40
Thanks! I'm putting in the order with the stepped...

Thanks! I'm putting in the order with the stepped arm for the F650GS twin

It's cool to see other cruiserheads on ADV. I Used to spend a bit of time on Ih8mud forum but haven't done so lately...a...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-02-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,634
Posted By mustardfj40
I did some researches I and learned that the...

I did some researches I and learned that the optimum time to go is around mid of June but I have just started a new job 2 mos ago so won't be able to do it until next June. So this June I'm going 4x4...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-02-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,634
Posted By mustardfj40
Awesome!!! I only see a listing for the F800GS...

Awesome!!! I only see a listing for the F800GS and G860GS, so how do specify it for a F650GS Twin (which has a thinner handle bar than a F800GS)? Thanks so much!

Btw, just ordered the Ricor...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-01-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,634
Posted By mustardfj40
Cool info! I see it here: ...

Cool info! I see it here:

http://www.renazcoracing.com/index.cfm?carttoken=4722143043014123603&action=ViewDetails&ItemID=538844&category=2017&viewby=ordervalue&sortorder=ASC

I tried "ADV" for...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-01-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,634
Posted By mustardfj40
OK, will get Scotts damper before my Alaska trip...

OK, will get Scotts damper before my Alaska trip which has some dirt roads for me to tackle. For suspension upgrade, since I have F650GS (I'm a really short guy), my choice is limited to Ricor...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-30-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,634
Posted By mustardfj40
I weighted 135 lbs and didn't carry much on the...

I weighted 135 lbs and didn't carry much on the bike except for a small back back and a Rotopax...I'm an avid mountain biker and have been to much more technical trails (on a mountain bike) than this...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-30-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,634
Posted By mustardfj40
Scotts steering damper for F6500GS

Has anyone installed the Scotts steering damper on their F6500GS? How do you like it? Last week, on a dirt road at Death Valley NP, my F650GS went to serious steering wobble, thanked god I didn't...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-25-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 11,278
Posted By mustardfj40
Can someone please post a link where to order the...

Can someone please post a link where to order the correct lever? Thanks
Forum: Vendors 06-26-2013, 09:02 PM
Replies: 443
Views: 69,498
Posted By mustardfj40
Look like the demand is strong, hope he makes...

Look like the demand is strong, hope he makes enough for everyone!
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-25-2013, 11:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,282
Posted By mustardfj40
That's a F650GS single cylinder you were talking...

That's a F650GS single cylinder you were talking about? The F650GS Twin is a different animal.

Rode my 2012 F650GS Twin from San Francisco Bay Area to New York City, then took Blue Ridge Parkway...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-29-2013, 01:16 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,364
Posted By mustardfj40
Did it vibrate more than your single cylinder...

Did it vibrate more than your single cylinder g650X?
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-26-2013, 03:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,321
Posted By mustardfj40
Does the Tiger 800 come from factory with lower...

Does the Tiger 800 come from factory with lower seat and lower suspension? Or do you have to lower it yourself?

I gotta give BMW credit for giving an option for shorter people where you're on on...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-21-2013, 01:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,502
Posted By mustardfj40
I like the ride on Skyline and BRP, the speed...

I like the ride on Skyline and BRP, the speed limit was only 40 mph, but the views were beautiful and I wasn't in hurry getting back home :). Every time I got stuck behind a slow vehicle, I simply...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-19-2013, 12:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,502
Posted By mustardfj40
Last year bought my '12 F650GS then did some...

Last year bought my '12 F650GS then did some short 1 day trips to figure out what needed to make the bike comfortable for my cross USA trip late last summer. These were modification I did just for...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-19-2013, 12:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 799
Posted By mustardfj40
I have the standard F650GS center stand on my...

I have the standard F650GS center stand on my factory lower F650GS and was able drag the stand...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-16-2013, 01:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,826
Posted By mustardfj40
Great explanation! Thanks!

Great explanation! Thanks!
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-05-2013, 04:51 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,643
Posted By mustardfj40
The upper crash bar looks good, who made it?...

The upper crash bar looks good, who made it? Wonder if it fits the first generation F800/650GS?
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-05-2013, 11:25 AM
Replies: 732
Views: 205,790
Posted By mustardfj40
This a post on the pricing from the f800rider: ...

This a post on the pricing from the f800rider:

"Base - $13,550 (Side Case mounts for Alum. Cases, Tank Prot. Bar, Engine Prot. Bar, Hand Guards, Adjustable Foot Brake Lever, Wide Enduro Pegs,...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-02-2013, 10:18 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 58,726
Posted By mustardfj40
You did lots of mods to your F800GS to make it...

You did lots of mods to your F800GS to make it the way you want it to.

I don't have DR 650 so the question is: Did the DR 650 come from factory the way you wanted without any additional...
Forum: Vendors 05-01-2013, 03:55 PM
Replies: 443
Views: 69,498
Posted By mustardfj40
It would be cool if you can make another cheaper...

It would be cool if you can make another cheaper version to be used as storage for tools and such. Lockable too.
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-15-2013, 01:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,422
Posted By mustardfj40
That F700GS ould be a problematic bike, I would...

That F700GS ould be a problematic bike, I would test drive another F700GS.
Forum: Vendors 03-21-2013, 02:38 AM
Replies: 443
Views: 69,498
Posted By mustardfj40
He mentioned on the other thread that price would...

He mentioned on the other thread that price would be half of the touratech tank, so my guess is it would be around US$1,000.
Forum: Ride reports 03-19-2013, 09:57 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 19,143
Posted By mustardfj40
Mengel Pass can be fun on my Toyota Land Cruiser...

Mengel Pass can be fun on my Toyota Land Cruiser FJ40 modified 4x4, not sure about my BMW F650GS, check out this youtube and you get an idea:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QYIhw8f5FE0
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-01-2013, 07:29 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,704
Posted By mustardfj40
Nice but it costs 15 bucks to ship one to...

Nice but it costs 15 bucks to ship one to California, ouch!
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-24-2013, 11:58 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,728
Posted By mustardfj40
Guys, May I ask where did you get those tubes?...

Guys, May I ask where did you get those tubes? Thanks
Forum: Ride reports 02-22-2013, 11:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,028
Posted By mustardfj40
Nice! Can you share how were able to get your...

Nice! Can you share how were able to get your bike into Vietnam? From what I heard it's pretty much impossible.
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-08-2013, 09:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,792
Posted By mustardfj40
Glad to hear that the smaller bike works well for...

Glad to hear that the smaller bike works well for you. Btw, was the F650GS for your first motorcycle? Have you ever even ridden a mountain bike off-road?
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