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Forum: Africa & Mid East 06-25-2011, 10:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 763
Posted By BigDog71
what do you estimate costs to be for this trip,...

what do you estimate costs to be for this trip, excluding bike and kit?

BD
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-21-2011, 04:33 AM
Replies: 7,701
Views: 2,519,250
Posted By BigDog71
But slower . . . :evil

But slower . . .

:evil
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-20-2010, 11:46 PM
Replies: 7,701
Views: 2,519,250
Posted By BigDog71
Where are ATGATT comments? No helmets, no boots,...

Where are ATGATT comments? No helmets, no boots, no gloves, no clothes...no problem!

BD
Forum: Alaska 06-10-2010, 11:52 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,789
Posted By BigDog71
Wish I could make it to D2D, but just couldn't...

Wish I could make it to D2D, but just couldn't jockey the schedule enough. I did just call AKLeather and donate a couple sets of Dynabeads. Hope someone can put them to good use.

I'll be thinking...
Forum: Vendors 05-05-2010, 12:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,033
Posted By BigDog71
I guess I'm confused about what you wanted...

I guess I'm confused about what you wanted HyperPro to do.
They don't have any Harry Potter magic ball to see into the future and determine when the airlines would be able to catch up on the backlog...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-02-2010, 09:51 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,903
Posted By BigDog71
It will be interesting to see how the 35kW Tenere...

It will be interesting to see how the 35kW Tenere compares to the 63kW F800GS. I'm not trying to knock the Tenere but I do like the pep the F800GS has hauling my fat ass around the place.

BD
Forum: Alaska 04-27-2010, 12:12 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,957
Posted By BigDog71
+1 65 miles of gravel nirvana... BD

+1
65 miles of gravel nirvana...

BD
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-12-2010, 01:22 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,512
Posted By BigDog71
Dark Magnesium Metallic is faster...

Dark Magnesium Metallic is faster...
Forum: Beasts 12-20-2009, 08:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,404
Posted By BigDog71
It took a long time but I knew that before I...

It took a long time but I knew that before I ordered. I also ordered them a long time before I got the bike. F800depot came through and got them to me a couple of days before I left to drive up the...
Forum: Beasts 12-19-2009, 01:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,404
Posted By BigDog71
F800 Depot lists several bash plates they do work...

F800 Depot lists several bash plates they do work with and does state that they do not work with Adventure Spec bashplate.

http://f800depot.com/wildheart-crashbars-gs-p-356.html

BD
Forum: Beasts 12-17-2009, 08:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,404
Posted By BigDog71
I have W@H crashbars with BMW skidplate. No...

I have W@H crashbars with BMW skidplate. No problems with fit. Looks great and protected the bike great the one time she decided to take a nap. Slow speed fall over with a slight rotation at the end....
Forum: Beasts 11-29-2009, 09:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 610
Posted By BigDog71
Don't be too hard on yourself! If you were in...

Don't be too hard on yourself! If you were in first gear, the abrupt throttle when you come off idle can get that stock tire spinning pretty easy on a slippery surface. The clutch can be your friend...
Forum: Alaska 10-26-2009, 08:31 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 557
Posted By BigDog71
BMW Adventure Luggage Repair

Anyone have experience repairing the retaining latches on the BMW Adventure bags? Last summer my F800gs got tired and decided to laydown for a little rest. Unfortunately, the retaining latch got...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-12-2009, 02:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,505
Posted By BigDog71
Wasn't there a post in the 'Pops and Sputters in...

Wasn't there a post in the 'Pops and Sputters in the Rain' thread about an electrical connection somewhere near the base of the cylinders that sits in a low spot that collects water? I think there...
Forum: Europe 08-22-2009, 02:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,344
Posted By BigDog71
Motorcycle rental in Almeria, Spain?

I'll be in and around Almeria Spain for 8 days at the end of Sept. Can anyone recommend a place to rent a motorcycle while I am there?

Thanks!
BD
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-24-2009, 08:07 AM
Replies: 7,701
Views: 2,519,250
Posted By BigDog71
The big black bag is an Ortleib waterproof bag....

The big black bag is an Ortleib waterproof bag. The grey/yellow bag is a Sea To Summit eVent waterproof compression stuff sack from REI. Everything is held on by ROK straps. The Ortleib and ROK...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-22-2009, 10:19 PM
Replies: 7,701
Views: 2,519,250
Posted By BigDog71
Ak-f8

Here is my F8 two weeks after picking it up from the dealer and 4000 miles later...

http://i511.photobucket.com/albums/s352/CairoBroncoGuy/IMG_4969-rsz.jpg
...
Forum: Africa & Mid East 06-30-2009, 11:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,081
Posted By BigDog71
Getting out early on Friday morning isn't as bad....

Getting out early on Friday morning isn't as bad. I know lots of the Harley guys get out and ride weekly, but it isn't without risk.
Here is a website for the guys who offer desert riding and other...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-17-2009, 02:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,381
Posted By BigDog71
I just made up numbers with no basis on reality...

I just made up numbers with no basis on reality...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-17-2009, 08:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,381
Posted By BigDog71
KLR - $7000 ATGATT - $1500 Hannah Montana...

KLR - $7000
ATGATT - $1500
Hannah Montana Backpack - $25

Picture of you on the KLR in ATGATT with Hannah Montana Backpack - $priceless$


:rofl :rofl
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-13-2009, 02:25 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,494
Posted By BigDog71
Another Option?

Have you checked out the Wild-at-Heart crash bars?
http://f800depot.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=49_109&products_id=356

You may have to wait a while or order direct from South...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-04-2009, 01:36 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,113
Posted By BigDog71
OK, slightly off topic, but what is with the...

OK, slightly off topic, but what is with the dipshits that drive slow through all the twisties and then when you get to a passing lane drop the hammer to keep everyone behind them and then back to a...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-01-2009, 11:44 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 11,881
Posted By BigDog71
I haven't used the Rotopax, but it looks like...

I haven't used the Rotopax, but it looks like mounting them in a horizontal position could increase the chance of leaks.

BD
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-03-2009, 02:07 AM
Replies: 313
Views: 16,197
Posted By BigDog71
Kommando, seriously? How many times have you had...

Kommando, seriously? How many times have you had to scoot out of the way of a sliding car? I'm not asking to be an ass-hat, I'm just curious because I've never had to dodge a sliding car, so I find...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-19-2009, 11:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,476
Posted By BigDog71
I'm in a completely different boat. I've bought...

I'm in a completely different boat. I've bought my F8 and it is there all farkled out waiting for me and I won't be in the states until June!
Grey & black, loaded, BMW adventure panniers, luggage...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-23-2009, 11:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 568
Posted By BigDog71
Big Dunes and Slipfaces

Anybody have good advice for going down steep slipfaces on big dunes?

I've driven my Jeep around the dunes in the Sahara a lot and I'm just getting into riding motorcycles off road. The sand on...
Forum: Equipment 02-23-2009, 08:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,089
Posted By BigDog71
I agree, thanks to everyone who replied, this is...

I agree, thanks to everyone who replied, this is exactly the info I was looking for!

Brandon
Forum: Equipment 02-22-2009, 10:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,089
Posted By BigDog71
Boots for Wide Feet

First, sorry if this has been asked before. When I try to search this forum I get a blank white page.

I'm looking for recommendations for high quality motorcycle boots for dual sport riding....
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-18-2009, 07:56 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,897
Posted By BigDog71
For those who live in northern lattitudes, be...

For those who live in northern lattitudes, be sure to check if your insurance company will allow you to suspend the insurance during those cold winter months when you are not riding. It can make a...
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