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Forum: Parallel Universe 06-25-2010, 08:29 PM
Replies: 7,884
Views: 2,661,396
Posted By swolf
234252Mid Summer Night 2010, 1600 mile getaway. ...

234252Mid Summer Night 2010, 1600 mile getaway. Around Taos NM (Red River) at 10k', completely dark at 9:07pm MDT, temp 67 degrees. To bad you can't see the snow on the high peak. Love the Jessie...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-25-2010, 07:47 PM
Replies: 7,884
Views: 2,661,396
Posted By swolf
Hmmm, all good but think the real guys who fly...

Hmmm, all good but think the real guys who fly this wouldn't offer an explanation or advertise. Come on, what gives? What windshield are you running, happy with it?

Cheers!
Forum: Ride reports 06-06-2010, 12:46 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 8,910
Posted By swolf
A big +1. Fantastic, thanks for helping me plan...

A big +1. Fantastic, thanks for helping me plan my trip to CO, leaving next week - yep, know already that the big passes will not yet be accessible.

Cheers, and many thanks for the report.

S
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-06-2009, 12:59 PM
Replies: 549
Views: 236,689
Posted By swolf
+1 exactly!!!! I have the larger ones, forgot...

+1 exactly!!!! I have the larger ones, forgot what they are called. Rick did say the bikes all have a bit of difference. But it worries me, if I go down once on the gas cap side I will have a...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-04-2009, 12:42 PM
Replies: 549
Views: 236,689
Posted By swolf
YES YES, finally someone else with the same...

YES YES, finally someone else with the same problem. My Jessie's have the exact same problem re: the gas cap and jessie box. it bothers me as who know what will happen if the bike goes down on...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-07-2009, 09:24 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 29,476
Posted By swolf
Sorry to hear about your drop. Thanks for...

Sorry to hear about your drop. Thanks for posting this.

dholaday, did they become so badly bent in your little drop that you can't bend them back into place?

Just spoke with Rick - what a...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-06-2009, 12:37 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 29,476
Posted By swolf
Interesting! I spoke to Rick during my...

Interesting! I spoke to Rick during my instillation and he said to "keep" the muffler bolt attachment. Installed the rack and noticed too that everything was misaligned and that the case didn't...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-05-2009, 09:33 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 29,476
Posted By swolf
Jesse Fit and thoughts about a "get off."

Fitted my Jesse Odysseys the other day and put about 500 miles on them. Rock solid, love the locks and latches! Bought them in black, now thinking that silver would have been better.

I had to do...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-26-2009, 11:23 AM
Replies: 977
Views: 166,493
Posted By swolf
Wow, over 400 post on this thread, looks like its...

Wow, over 400 post on this thread, looks like its all over the place.

Just trying to find out when/if they are going to start filming and if anyone know the itinerary yet?

Thanks, sorry, tried...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-25-2009, 07:13 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 29,476
Posted By swolf
Thanks for the warm welcome. Here are the...

Thanks for the warm welcome.

Here are the tie-downs.
http://www.xplorermoto.com/accessories.html
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-25-2009, 02:57 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 29,476
Posted By swolf
Thanks LewisNClark. Another question: Has...

Thanks LewisNClark.

Another question: Has anyone mounted the Touratech (or other bands) side can holders the the Jesse's?
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-25-2009, 11:16 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 29,476
Posted By swolf
He doesn't mount them (will not) as their are two...

He doesn't mount them (will not) as their are two many option on "where." the loops are a bit hidden in his site
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-25-2009, 11:01 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 29,476
Posted By swolf
Just returned my TT 41/41 special boxes and...

Just returned my TT 41/41 special boxes and ordered a set of Jessie panniers from Rick - what a nice guy! He is they type of person I don't mind giving my money to, + it stays in the US.

Anyhow,...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-21-2009, 05:12 PM
Replies: 549
Views: 236,689
Posted By swolf
HELP, can't make up my mind. Okay, so I have...

HELP, can't make up my mind.

Okay, so I have the TT 41/41 special in my garage (I can return them, no problem) feel guilty as they are sooo expensive. The welds are okay. They look great when...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-15-2009, 09:53 PM
Replies: 549
Views: 236,689
Posted By swolf
Guys, lets keep this thread going! Panniers are...

Guys, lets keep this thread going! Panniers are expensive and we all have different ideas. I for one, keep going around and around on all of them.

Cheers
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-15-2009, 07:04 PM
Replies: 549
Views: 236,689
Posted By swolf
Hmmmm, Have to say, they do look good.

Hmmmm, Have to say, they do look good.
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-09-2009, 10:22 PM
Replies: 7,884
Views: 2,661,396
Posted By swolf
If I'm not mistaken you can not use the BBuster...

If I'm not mistaken you can not use the BBuster HGuard with the Kaoko TLock. I think they are working on it now but it will be a few months.
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-05-2009, 08:56 PM
Replies: 549
Views: 236,689
Posted By swolf
Rob, got any pictures or guessestimates on...

Rob, got any pictures or guessestimates on pricing or possible dates on the pannier line?
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-04-2009, 11:47 PM
Replies: 549
Views: 236,689
Posted By swolf
Hi Griz, you bought the Happy trails right? Are...

Hi Griz, you bought the Happy trails right? Are you happy with them? How is the build quality and do you think they would fair well in a "get off?"


BTW, I do think Holan are and have been...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-04-2009, 03:12 PM
Replies: 549
Views: 236,689
Posted By swolf
Anyone see these? Made by I think Holan. ...

Anyone see these? Made by I think Holan.

http://tinyurl.com/dzfjq7 Then enter your bike
Huge link that I made smaller
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-02-2009, 10:52 PM
Replies: 549
Views: 236,689
Posted By swolf
Anyone w/info on the Happy trails panniers?

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=414027&page=6 thread 82 has a few nice pictures, funny they don't look like the ones on the HT site
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-02-2009, 05:26 PM
Replies: 549
Views: 236,689
Posted By swolf
They look nice thread 4, ...

They look nice thread 4, http://www.ukgser.com/forums/showthread.php?p=1732179 but I think they are going to be really really wide.


I also like the Jessies...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-02-2009, 04:54 PM
Replies: 549
Views: 236,689
Posted By swolf
Stelvio, that Guzzi is beautiful!!! Yep,...

Stelvio, that Guzzi is beautiful!!!

Yep, read that one. I'm really not a big fan of TT products, think they are way over priced. I was looking at the TT 41/41 special planners but read bad things...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-02-2009, 12:18 AM
Replies: 549
Views: 236,689
Posted By swolf
Anyone with the TT 41 41 special boxes? Any...

Anyone with the TT 41 41 special boxes? Any feedback, reviews???

http://www.touratech-usa.com/shop/show.lasso?sku=052-2004&-session=touratech:467C39880759d3892Cnnx32404E8
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-27-2008, 09:55 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,832
Posted By swolf
I've moved on also.

I've moved on also.
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-23-2008, 11:01 AM
Replies: 741
Views: 112,251
Posted By swolf
I took a trip with the vstrom a month ago in...

I took a trip with the vstrom a month ago in Colorado. Rode a few 4x4 mountain passes with a bit of trouble. Except for the weight (a big thing) and clearance (thanks bash plate) it rode great! ...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-23-2008, 12:15 AM
Replies: 741
Views: 112,251
Posted By swolf
Came from an 05 vstrom and really can't believe...

Came from an 05 vstrom and really can't believe how jarring the front suspension is on a bit of rock.

Still really love the bike
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-18-2008, 06:13 PM
Replies: 7,626
Views: 1,378,113
Posted By swolf
Stopped into Lone Star BMW today in Austin TX...

Stopped into Lone Star BMW today in Austin TX where I bought my 800GS and they had 1 unsold silver/gray 800GS looking for a new home.

They are closed Monday but open at 9:30 I think.

Tell them...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-15-2008, 05:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,959
Posted By swolf
+1 on this. Spoke with the guys who sold me...

+1 on this.

Spoke with the guys who sold me my 800GS and he said "I have heard the Hyperlites give a constant "Brake Failure" warning on the Canbus BMW bikes. We'll need to find out if this is...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-15-2008, 02:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,959
Posted By swolf
CrazyMike, will you share some of the instal...

CrazyMike, will you share some of the instal info? I'd love to put them on put don't see any great spot to stick them. It would be a bonus to show a few images if possible.

Thanks, swolf
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-15-2008, 01:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,959
Posted By swolf
800gs 650gs modulating brake lights

Wondering if anyone has installed or thinking about installing modulating brake or running tail lights?

I friend of mine had them on his vstrom and you couldn't help but notice him!
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-08-2008, 09:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,832
Posted By swolf
Thanks Gregf!

Thanks Gregf!
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-02-2008, 03:48 PM
Replies: 7,626
Views: 1,378,113
Posted By swolf
I'm okay with that. If TX is the hub, I'll rap...

I'm okay with that. If TX is the hub, I'll rap for others drop shipping minus a little something for the effort. If not TX as the hub, who ever gets stuck with the shipping detail should be...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-02-2008, 03:27 PM
Replies: 7,626
Views: 1,378,113
Posted By swolf
wild at heart crash bars for the f800gs

I would go in for a set of wild at heart crash bars for the f800gs. Might even know 2 other guys who would want a set.

I live in Austin TX
Forum: GS Boxers 09-29-2008, 09:52 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 13,517
Posted By swolf
800gs or used 1200gs

Thanks to all for the feedback, its all been good and everyones points are well taken. One more day and I pass or buy the 800gs.

One minute I'm great with the 800gs then I'm thinking, hold it. ...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-27-2008, 01:44 PM
Replies: 7,626
Views: 1,378,113
Posted By swolf
Anyone with long multi day road ride reports on 800GS twin?

Thinking strongly about picking up an 800gs.

Lots of worries about how practical this bike would be on long multi day rides - yes I know its made for the dirt, but!

So anyone able to talk about...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-27-2008, 01:33 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 13,517
Posted By swolf
800gs or used 1200gs

Okay today I rode both the 800gs and 1200gs. Im my opinion its comparing apples and oranges, both are healthy and pleasant but VERY different!

1200, was a fantastic ride and I could feel that it...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-26-2008, 09:25 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 13,517
Posted By swolf
Thanks, yes I agree. I just got back from...

Thanks, yes I agree.

I just got back from a 2,800 mile, two week trip into and around Colorado on my v-strom, rode many Mt passes and became too ambitious on the pass from Silverton to...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-26-2008, 08:41 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 13,517
Posted By swolf
New 800gs twin or used 1200GS

Okay, old thread I know but now that many people are riding the 800gs I'd like to put the question back out.

Including, if you owned a 1200gs and bought an 800 twin what do you think? I'm looking...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-13-2008, 10:35 AM
Replies: 7,626
Views: 1,378,113
Posted By swolf
Under 11K sound about right? - Sorry, I've only...

Under 11K sound about right? - Sorry, I've only read about 400 of the 6200 post.

ss
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