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Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-16-2013, 05:14 AM
Replies: 11,274
Views: 1,251,364
Posted By GB.
How big is City NT your internal memory is just...

How big is City NT your internal memory is just under 4gb I think, I had to put City Europe onto a sdcard as was to big for the internal memory?
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-15-2013, 02:49 AM
Replies: 11,274
Views: 1,251,364
Posted By GB.
I didn't know that about the compass, I know that...

I didn't know that about the compass, I know that the compass on my phone only works when the phone is moving, didn't realise that was the same with the montana?
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-06-2013, 12:43 PM
Replies: 11,274
Views: 1,251,364
Posted By GB.
Thank you.

Thank you.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-06-2013, 12:46 AM
Replies: 11,274
Views: 1,251,364
Posted By GB.
I wasn't aware there was a "tile limit" I just...

I wasn't aware there was a "tile limit" I just presumed it was the memory that restricted the amount of maps you can use, you live and learn.
On a plus not the latest 5.40 software seems to be the...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-05-2013, 06:05 AM
Replies: 11,274
Views: 1,251,364
Posted By GB.
I deleted topo uk then re-installed topo euro and...

I deleted topo uk then re-installed topo euro and it worked :clap so the tile theory seems to be correct.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-05-2013, 01:42 AM
Replies: 11,274
Views: 1,251,364
Posted By GB.
Thanks Guys, that kinda makes sense. This is...

Thanks Guys, that kinda makes sense.

This is what my current set up.

On SDcard (16GB)

City Nav europe NT 3.2GB
GB Discover 3.29GB
TT British Isles 606Mb
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-04-2013, 12:47 PM
Replies: 11,274
Views: 1,251,364
Posted By GB.
Here's a new one, I have City NT Europe installed...

Here's a new one, I have City NT Europe installed on my SD card, I also installed a European Topo map to the card, 16GB card so loads of space. here's the strange thing, with the Topo installed the...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-21-2013, 12:09 PM
Replies: 11,274
Views: 1,251,364
Posted By GB.
Can someone help me please, I've had my Montana a...

Can someone help me please, I've had my Montana a while now, got my profiles and routing etc sorted but there is one thing that bothers me.

Here's the scenario; I have a route stored on the...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-21-2013, 03:41 AM
Replies: 390
Views: 82,175
Posted By GB.
I had Karoo2s on my 800 for a while and I really...

I had Karoo2s on my 800 for a while and I really liked them, the road grip defied the tread pattern but as much as I liked them both on and off road the wear rate was to much for my wallet, if money...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-20-2013, 03:50 AM
Replies: 390
Views: 82,175
Posted By GB.
Tyres are such a personal thing, my GS1200 has...

Tyres are such a personal thing, my GS1200 has 76000miles on it (2007) and I have had K60s on it and I had them on my F800gs as well. Like SOG says they are a hard tyre but they will grip on the road...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-03-2013, 12:57 PM
Replies: 11,274
Views: 1,251,364
Posted By GB.
I put some small Mylar speakers in my Tour X with...

I put some small Mylar speakers in my Tour X with a jack lead hidden in the lining, then I just connect a phono-phono to the audio output from the Rugged mount that is kept between the tank and seat....
Forum: GS Boxers 08-20-2012, 05:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 281
Posted By GB.
Wheel bearing sizes

Hi. Guys, does anyone know the wheel bearing reference or size(and any seal numbers) on a 07 GS alloy front wheel, I think mine are up for a change and I want to get them from my bearing supplier not...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-18-2012, 01:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 972
Posted By GB.
Judging by the lack of response its not a popular...

Judging by the lack of response its not a popular mod. Arrow seem the only manufacturer to post a dyno chart and the gains seem quite small considering, but its economy and smoothness I'm after with...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-17-2012, 01:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 972
Posted By GB.
Decat Headers, are they worth it?

One of the last things untouched on my 800 is my downpipes (or Headers as you Americans say) I did my 1200 and the throttle response improved a bit, but I did add a techlusion controller. The...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-16-2012, 10:48 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,751
Posted By GB.
I agree, tyres seem to make a big difference to...

I agree, tyres seem to make a big difference to bar vibration, I just put some part worn Karoos back on for some wet off roading and the bars vibrate more than they did with the K60s.
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-12-2012, 05:00 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 32,375
Posted By GB.
Agreed.

Agreed.
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-10-2012, 12:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 670
Posted By GB.
Thanks again, I might swap back and see if there...

Thanks again, I might swap back and see if there is a difference.
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-10-2012, 11:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 670
Posted By GB.
Thank you, do you have the upgraded shock mount...

Thank you, do you have the upgraded shock mount from bestrest products?
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-10-2012, 10:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 670
Posted By GB.
By the lack of replies I'm the only one so I...

By the lack of replies I'm the only one so I better get down the quacks :cry
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-09-2012, 11:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 670
Posted By GB.
Vibrations felt through the seat

Following on from the "vibration through the handlebars" thread has anyone noticed any vibes through the seat? I have changed my seat to the TT touring trying to cure it but failed. Could it be the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-08-2012, 02:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,751
Posted By GB.
Well took the 800 out tonight on the trails and...

Well took the 800 out tonight on the trails and highway and yeah I think it has improved it, varied the speed and it wasn't until very high speeds I noticed any vibration at all so on the whole I'm...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-07-2012, 12:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,751
Posted By GB.
I've just filled my handlebars with silicone...

I've just filled my handlebars with silicone sealant :wink: hoping the extra weight and damping nature of silicone will help a bit. I know someone else who has done it and he said it made a massive...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-03-2012, 12:34 PM
Replies: 1,708
Views: 303,373
Posted By GB.
For off road a 21inch rules,I wouldn't go back to...

For off road a 21inch rules,I wouldn't go back to a 19inch for off road, and how hard do you want to push it on tarmac? If you want to push a bike that hard get a secondhand trackday bike :thumb
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-30-2012, 04:04 PM
Replies: 1,708
Views: 303,373
Posted By GB.
The rear did slide in the wet in the morning but...

The rear did slide in the wet in the morning but was predictable and controllable enough and I'm no track God, when it did dry out I ran out of ground clearance and balls before the tyres let go...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-30-2012, 06:49 AM
Replies: 1,708
Views: 303,373
Posted By GB.
Or thacking it off road...

Or thacking it off road http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y97/Sparkin/BMW/img0077bz-1.jpg
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-30-2012, 06:45 AM
Replies: 1,708
Views: 303,373
Posted By GB.
http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y97/Sparkin/BMW/1...

http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y97/Sparkin/BMW/1II_5154.jpg
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-29-2012, 06:33 PM
Replies: 1,708
Views: 303,373
Posted By GB.
Grip ok in the dry :thumb ...

Grip ok in the dry :thumb

http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y97/Sparkin/BMW/1II_5829-Version2.jpg
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-24-2012, 04:51 AM
Replies: 7,741
Views: 2,547,636
Posted By GB.
Testing the K60's out ...

Testing the K60's out

http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y97/Sparkin/BMW/1II_5829-Version2.jpg
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-16-2012, 10:37 AM
Replies: 524
Views: 182,259
Posted By GB.
One off Leo V special, was originally on my...

One off Leo V special, was originally on my r1200GS but I shortened it, repacked it then added a longer length of straight pipe so it will clear any pannier frames when I get round to fitting them....
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-14-2012, 10:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 660
Posted By GB.
Thats great guys, thank you very much, I will...

Thats great guys, thank you very much, I will pass that information to my shock builder :D :clap
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-13-2012, 02:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 660
Posted By GB.
Rear shock specs

I am in the process of getting a rear shock made, but as my bike is on the road everyday I need some info on the stock unit to give to my shock builder. What I need is over all length (eye centre to...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-09-2012, 12:50 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,407
Posted By GB.
20000miles no problem but I don't think the...

20000miles no problem but I don't think the previous owner took it off road, I've fitted the alloy support and new bolt along with a Hyperpro spring as it now spends 30% of its life off road :D
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-31-2012, 08:41 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,096
Posted By GB.
For a different angle on things I mounted mine...

For a different angle on things I mounted mine here believe it or not.

http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y97/Sparkin/BMW/IMG-20120325-00214.jpg
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-26-2012, 10:10 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,031
Posted By GB.
Hello from the UK, what I did on mine was; I had...

Hello from the UK, what I did on mine was; I had a touratech lever off a R1200GS laying in the garage, I unbolted it and mated the front part with the folding tip with the standard part by cutting...
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