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Forum: Parallel Universe 08-18-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 876
Posted By peripateo
Never mind! Forgot to remove rubber caps from...

Never mind! Forgot to remove rubber caps from tips of probe! Doh!!


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Forum: Parallel Universe 08-18-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 876
Posted By peripateo
Could you provide a quick tutorial on operating a...

Could you provide a quick tutorial on operating a multimeter to test the battery?


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Forum: Parallel Universe 08-10-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 876
Posted By peripateo
Is two years the typical life of the battery?

Is two years the typical life of the battery?
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-10-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 876
Posted By peripateo
Unusual behavior

So a little over a week ago I took a ~175 mile ride on my 2012 F800GS and two things happened during the ride. The digital reading flashed "service date 08/2014." Is this just a generic warning...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-02-2013, 03:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 477
Posted By peripateo
Ok, good to hear. I knew it couldn't be from my...

Ok, good to hear. I knew it couldn't be from my bike, or at least I was sure hoping not.
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-02-2013, 05:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 477
Posted By peripateo
Any guess as to grease on bash plate?

Just finished a 600 mile weekend trip and noticed some grease on the front of the bash plate as well as on the front of the front forks. It looks as though it had been drizzled on by something...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-25-2013, 06:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 428
Posted By peripateo
Really don't understand electronics - what do I need for power plug?

What do I need to connect my iPhone to the power plug by the ignition on my bike?
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-21-2013, 05:27 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 39,884
Posted By peripateo
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/06/22/urygu9u5.jpg ...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/06/22/urygu9u5.jpg

Didn't see another trophy at the BMW RA rally this weekend. Actually, didn't really see many other f800's.
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-21-2013, 05:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 567
Posted By peripateo
I have a pelican tail case from Caribou. I do...

I have a pelican tail case from Caribou. I do find it a little jiggly on the bumps but I think a lot of that sound is from the handle slapping around. I should just remove it and see how it feels and...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-16-2013, 05:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,740
Posted By peripateo
Hey pilesofmiles, we spoke yesterday at...

Hey pilesofmiles, we spoke yesterday at Eurosport. I was the one buying the new Klim gear. Congrats on the new 800 ADV. What kind of windscreen is that? I noticed it when I checked out your bike....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-10-2013, 10:12 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 18,657
Posted By peripateo
I saw it. Apart from the riding, I was kind of...

I saw it. Apart from the riding, I was kind of annoyed at Neale over-analyzing the three participants. They are really hoping the lady will eventually break down and cry.
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-01-2013, 01:18 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,229
Posted By peripateo
I started riding at age 28, four years ago. I had...

I started riding at age 28, four years ago. I had never ridden before and my first time on a bike was at a Motorcycle Safety Foundation beginner course. I chose to use one of their 250cc Yamaha...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-27-2013, 06:03 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 18,657
Posted By peripateo
Yes, thanks for starting the thread. Looking...

Yes, thanks for starting the thread. Looking forward to some local conversations.
Forum: Ride reports 04-25-2013, 04:37 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 19,549
Posted By peripateo
Wow! Fascinating read!

Wow! Fascinating read!
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-17-2013, 09:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 431
Posted By peripateo
Rear turn signal dangling

My bike decided to take a nap on my lawn mower and the back right turn signal is now dangling by the wires. Still works and appears as if it just needs to be snapped back on but it won't go. What to...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-15-2013, 02:17 PM
Replies: 2,792
Views: 160,116
Posted By peripateo
FYI, this new tag is a file picture from last...

FYI, this new tag is a file picture from last summer. Don't think I changed bikes that quickly. :)
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-15-2013, 02:16 PM
Replies: 2,792
Views: 160,116
Posted By peripateo
Ok, the next tag is located between Poga, Roan...

Ok, the next tag is located between Poga, Roan Mountain, and Dennis Cove (the last tag). The little chapel is just downhill from the intersection of two gravel roads. Those roads are provided below...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-15-2013, 01:24 PM
Replies: 2,792
Views: 160,116
Posted By peripateo
Got it!

http://peripateo.smugmug.com/Other/Motorcycle/i-NhbQ4r3/0/L/0-L.jpg
My first tag! I will post up the new one here shortly.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-14-2013, 03:38 PM
Replies: 2,792
Views: 160,116
Posted By peripateo
I saw some of you guys cruising through ...

I saw some of you guys cruising through Elizabethton. I was at the light across from McDonalds on an f800. I was hoping to catch the new tag while I was out but it wasn't posted yet. Trying to get...
Forum: Ride reports 04-07-2013, 05:33 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 19,549
Posted By peripateo
This is my first time ever commenting on a RR,...

This is my first time ever commenting on a RR, and I comment now to say how much I have enjoyed reading and seeing your pictures! I am a Spanish teacher in Tennessee with my main interest and focus...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-20-2013, 05:16 PM
Replies: 2,792
Views: 160,116
Posted By peripateo
I've been a lurker so far but the new tag is in...

I've been a lurker so far but the new tag is in my county so this is really tempting, but unlikely I will have time!
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-20-2012, 01:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,254
Posted By peripateo
My first two stickers to commemorate riding the...

My first two stickers to commemorate riding the entire Blue Ridge Parkway south to north back in October. I think I'll reserve my stickerage for souvenirs of memorable rides....
Forum: Equipment 11-19-2012, 10:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,861
Posted By peripateo
Well, to clarify, I have the listed items, none...

Well, to clarify, I have the listed items, none is particularly good quality, and certainly not waterproof. My boots are the only non-motorcycle specific gear I have. So, I can't replace it all at...
Forum: Equipment 11-19-2012, 10:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,861
Posted By peripateo
biggest bang for the buck - gear ?

Which single piece of riding gear gives the biggest bang for the buck? I'm not asking for a particular brand/model necessarily, but what's the best way to spend your money for the most use for the...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-15-2012, 06:51 PM
Replies: 692
Views: 102,151
Posted By peripateo
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/12/10/16/e4uhatar.jpg ...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/12/10/16/e4uhatar.jpg

On Nolichucky above Poplar, NC. I-phone 4S
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-26-2012, 03:26 PM
Replies: 2,071
Views: 204,587
Posted By peripateo
Well, after 190 miles and one week of ownership,...

Well, after 190 miles and one week of ownership, I've already dropped her. I was doing some slow-speed practice up on the pegs in some rough grass and while attempting a small radius turn, she...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-22-2012, 02:32 PM
Replies: 2,071
Views: 204,587
Posted By peripateo
Yeah, that's much easier when you have both sides...

Yeah, that's much easier when you have both sides of the center stand touching! Got it and thanks for the advice.
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-21-2012, 04:59 PM
Replies: 2,071
Views: 204,587
Posted By peripateo
They say max load 715 lbs at 42 psi cold. ...

They say max load 715 lbs at 42 psi cold.

Anyway, is there a trick to getting the bike up on the BMW center stand? Or am I just that weak?
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-21-2012, 03:17 AM
Replies: 2,071
Views: 204,587
Posted By peripateo
Tire pressure: when on the road should I...

Tire pressure: when on the road should I maintain the tire pressure that is listed in the BMW owners manual or what is on the side of the actual tire? My new bike has the Perrelli scorpions and...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-11-2012, 04:56 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 39,884
Posted By peripateo
http://img.tapatalk.com/42bfe273-f0fb-3d4b.jpg ...

http://img.tapatalk.com/42bfe273-f0fb-3d4b.jpg

Think this cortech super mini in blue will match well?
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-11-2012, 04:29 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 39,884
Posted By peripateo
And I have to add the Rallye 3 suit in the light...

And I have to add the Rallye 3 suit in the light gray and blue would look awfully sharp with the Trophy. What kind of color combos are people sporting with the blue and white bike?
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-11-2012, 04:27 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 39,884
Posted By peripateo
I will be picking mine up on Saturday! Can't...

I will be picking mine up on Saturday! Can't wait and will post pictures then. Looking forward to joining the "club."
Forum: Vendors 08-09-2012, 05:38 PM
Replies: 2,290
Views: 748,562
Posted By peripateo
One more question: Will the mounted top case...

One more question: Will the mounted top case interfere with panniers and the requisite rack should I need them later? Thanks for your feedback!
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-09-2012, 02:25 PM
Replies: 2,071
Views: 204,587
Posted By peripateo
Well my bike is a 2012 and I'm not sure what type...

Well my bike is a 2012 and I'm not sure what type of tires come on it maybe Battlewings? (I will be picking it up next weekend). So how many miles can I expect to get out of those tires before I need...
Forum: Vendors 08-09-2012, 02:01 PM
Replies: 2,290
Views: 748,562
Posted By peripateo
So Roger if I understand correctly the top case...

So Roger if I understand correctly the top case mounting plate will mount directly onto a 2012 f800gs without any other hardware. Correct?
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-08-2012, 01:32 PM
Replies: 2,071
Views: 204,587
Posted By peripateo
What can I expect from the stock tires on the...

What can I expect from the stock tires on the 2012 f800gs on gravel? I plan to ride well-maintained forest service roads.
Forum: Vendors 08-08-2012, 08:55 AM
Replies: 2,290
Views: 748,562
Posted By peripateo
what size top case?

going back to the original post with all the pictures, the top case in the picture on the green KLR (as well as the picture below it): is that the 25L top case? Thanks!
Forum: Beasts 07-30-2012, 04:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,184
Posted By peripateo
Good point jcarpenter. I may test the bike and...

Good point jcarpenter. I may test the bike and either love it or hate it, but if I hate it I'll know to move on.
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-26-2012, 09:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,096
Posted By peripateo
"don't come back without a new bike.". What we...

"don't come back without a new bike.". What we all long to hear from our wives.

Thanks for the feedback!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-26-2012, 09:21 AM
Replies: 2,792
Views: 160,116
Posted By peripateo
Hey GlennR, not a Carter County expert but a...

Hey GlennR, not a Carter County expert but a resident and I've been exploring. Mostly forest service roads. Dennis Cove to Walnut Mtn road is a good one too. We should rude together if you live in...
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