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Forum: Parallel Universe 03-21-2012, 11:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,789
Posted By tipler
I pull mine when she goes into winter storage...

I pull mine when she goes into winter storage each year and have had no problems in the spring other than resetting the clock.
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-30-2011, 08:38 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 9,361
Posted By tipler
Anyone know of a Canadian source for this?...

Anyone know of a Canadian source for this? Shipping/tax/duty from the USA almost doubles the cost of the part. Parts Canada is not carrying it
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-14-2011, 09:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,167
Posted By tipler
Yeah, I saw that one, I like how in the very next...

Yeah, I saw that one, I like how in the very next post the individual goes on to say "So I'm going to retract my initial comments about this screen. " :)
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-13-2011, 09:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,167
Posted By tipler
Who has a Powerbronze flip screen?

Who has a Powerbronze flip screen? http://i73.photobucket.com/albums/i217/tipler101/21022010650.jpg

http://i73.photobucket.com/albums/i217/tipler101/21022010653.jpg

Likes? Problems? Feedback?
Forum: Equipment 12-15-2010, 09:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,334
Posted By tipler
Completely off topic and understanding the need...

Completely off topic and understanding the need for legaleze I still can't help but smile at the fact that by putting the "don't use a washing machine " text on the item's mainteance tag,...
Forum: Equipment 12-14-2010, 08:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,334
Posted By tipler
I just washed my gear (teknic, joe rocket and...

I just washed my gear (teknic, joe rocket and alpinestar textile gear) this weekend before it goes into hibernation for a few months. I always use NIKWAX, same stuff I use on my...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-09-2010, 12:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,311
Posted By tipler
PowerBronze Flip up screen for 800GS

Anyone out there using the Powerbronze Flip up screen for the 800GS? Any feedback or pictures?

http://www.trickbitz.co.za/content/products/content/powerbronze/F800GS%2008%20Flip%20Screen%20C.jpg
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-10-2010, 05:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,331
Posted By tipler
Any Pictures from happy owners??

Any Pictures from happy owners??
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-09-2010, 11:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,331
Posted By tipler
I like the info-graphic they have on the bottom...

I like the info-graphic they have on the bottom of the ebay page showing fingers/lever length. a few of the other companies could learn a thing or two from this presentation
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-08-2010, 11:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,331
Posted By tipler
Are most of you using the regular length or the...

Are most of you using the regular length or the shorty Pazzo levers? If you are using the shorty levers do they clear your fingers when you pull the lever to the bar? I want them mostly for off road...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-08-2010, 08:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,331
Posted By tipler
Pics of Pazzo Levers on an 800GS?

Anyone using Pazzo Levers on an 800GS? Can you post some pics if you have them?
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-10-2010, 08:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,991
Posted By tipler
On my list. TKC's don't last and are very $$$....

On my list. TKC's don't last and are very $$$. Next time I'll be trying front and rear midas
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-03-2010, 09:01 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 9,771
Posted By tipler
How about this? This is the lighthouse at...

How about this?

This is the lighthouse at Cape Race Newfoundland. it was the only land based station to receive a distress signal from her that night.

In 1910 the New York Associated press...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-18-2010, 08:37 AM
Replies: 324
Views: 100,428
Posted By tipler
Great set up! Here's one thing I always...

Great set up!

Here's one thing I always carry and it gets used a lot: Magnetic Pick Up Pen.

As the name suggests, it takes up vitrually no space and is really handy to have around, especially...
Forum: Racing 08-18-2010, 06:48 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 21,116
Posted By tipler
Congrats Mike! Way to go!!!!!!!!!

Congrats Mike! Way to go!!!!!!!!!
Forum: Equipment 08-11-2010, 08:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 888
Posted By tipler
I find mine a little big. They are advertised as...

I find mine a little big. They are advertised as a 10, but I think they are a 10.5 or maybe even a 11. they seem bigger than the other Alpinestars boots i have in a 10
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-30-2010, 08:28 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 12,074
Posted By tipler
I have the SW stand. to install I hooked both...

I have the SW stand. to install I hooked both springs to the front and then, using a loop of wire I had laying around I pulled back the other spring hoops and hooked them one at a time. If you need...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-21-2010, 08:45 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,269
Posted By tipler
I'll tell you in about 4 days when they arrive :)

I'll tell you in about 4 days when they arrive :)
Forum: Equipment 07-20-2010, 05:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,302
Posted By tipler
Teknic Sequoia jacket. We shopped high and low...

Teknic Sequoia jacket. We shopped high and low and tried on everything from Alpinestars to Olympia and Onyx jackets but there was always something not quite right. But this one fit perfect the first...
Forum: Equipment 07-20-2010, 05:55 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 38,852
Posted By tipler
I have around 2000kms with them now ranging from...

I have around 2000kms with them now ranging from 5'C to 30'C on road, off-road, water, dust etc etc.. So far no problems, very comfortable, warm and dry.
Forum: Vendors 07-19-2010, 08:29 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 34,181
Posted By tipler
90% of the farkles on my 800GS came from here....

90% of the farkles on my 800GS came from here. Good prices and a great shop to deal with!

It's nice to be able to by all the stuff in Canada that you see advertised online. Glad to meet you when...
Forum: Equipment 06-25-2010, 08:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,079
Posted By tipler
Using some scrap teflon blocks I had kicking...

Using some scrap teflon blocks I had kicking around to replace the wood pieces,
Forum: Hacks 06-22-2010, 01:20 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 30,638
Posted By tipler
I know 5 people in that pic :)

I know 5 people in that pic :)
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-16-2010, 08:30 AM
Replies: 7,884
Views: 2,662,337
Posted By tipler
That is Point Lance beach at the bottom of the...

That is Point Lance beach at the bottom of the south West portion of the Avalon Peninsula. It is just past the bird sanctuary at Cape St. Mary's
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-15-2010, 09:07 AM
Replies: 7,884
Views: 2,662,337
Posted By tipler
Life's a beach in the new found land. ...

Life's a beach in the new found land.

http://i73.photobucket.com/albums/i217/tipler101/Cape%20Shore%202010/IMG_0560-1.jpg
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-09-2010, 11:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,203
Posted By tipler
SW Motech Center Stand F800GS

Hi
Anyone using one of these on an 800S? Any problems with them falling down offroad? Corning/clearance problems?

Anyone have any pics of one on the bike?
Forum: Canada 06-08-2010, 09:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 629
Posted By tipler
Gs-911 availability in Canada?

Hi
Anyone here purchase one of the GS- 911 units from a dealer/supplier in Canada? I know you can order from a distributer in California but there must be one in Canada. There was a shop in New...
Forum: Equipment 05-05-2010, 08:29 AM
Replies: 629
Views: 300,090
Posted By tipler
I bought a welding rod tube at Can Tire for $9,...

I bought a welding rod tube at Can Tire for $9, along with 2 SS hose clamps, 2 Rickards White and then added some black paint. Even with the removable divider that runs down the middle of the tube...
Forum: Equipment 05-05-2010, 08:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,292
Posted By tipler
I have about 700 km's on mine now and they are...

I have about 700 km's on mine now and they are great. The temperatures are pretty cool around here and all the trails are doubling as rivers/ponds and so far my feet are warm and dry.

Took about...
Forum: Equipment 04-07-2010, 09:03 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 38,852
Posted By tipler
I have around 500 km's with the boots now. They...

I have around 500 km's with the boots now. They broke in with around 150 km's of riding. They fit great and have kept my feet warm and dry. Shifting took a little getting used to at first with the...
Forum: Equipment 04-05-2010, 10:24 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 19,011
Posted By tipler
500 km report. Took around 150 km's of...

500 km report.
Took around 150 km's of riding/shifting to break in the boots/me to the point where there was no shifting issues. Boots have been submerged to a few inches above the ankle and my...
Forum: Equipment 03-30-2010, 08:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 648
Posted By tipler
I've used this stuff for years on Joe Rocket and...

I've used this stuff for years on Joe Rocket and Teknic gear and it works great. They have products designed to wash and waterproof textile gear. Should be able to get it at any outdoor clothing...
Forum: Equipment 03-22-2010, 08:47 AM
Replies: 629
Views: 300,090
Posted By tipler
I have the same welding rod tube (Canadian tire)....

I have the same welding rod tube (Canadian tire). Mounted across the touratech rack with two hose clamps. That sucker can take a lot of kit!
Forum: Equipment 03-22-2010, 08:37 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 991
Posted By tipler
Shad SH 40 Topcase on 800GS

Anyone out there using a SHAD SH 40 topcase on their 800 GS? Thoughts? Pics?

Thanks

http://www.webbikeworld.com/motorcycle-luggage/shad-luggage/shad-sh40-side-2.jpg
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-11-2010, 08:38 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,140
Posted By tipler
Me too I think the best accessories are the...

Me too

I think the best accessories are the ones you wouldn't even notice were aftermarket

http://www.metalmule.com/images/products/lightsaver-headlight-protector/bmw/f800-gs/listing/001.jpg...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-26-2010, 09:15 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 13,540
Posted By tipler
The Small and Medium Cruiser models look like...

The Small and Medium Cruiser models look like they are very different shapes. just be the angle of the photo?

http://clients.hartmanbrink.com/misc/bike_pic3.jpg


...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-25-2010, 07:59 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 13,540
Posted By tipler
Airhawk for the F800GS, which size did you get?

I'm looking into getting an airhawk cushion. There are a few sizes available and from what I can gather most are getting the Medium Cruiser seat.

AIRHAWK Medium Cruiser...
Forum: Equipment 02-08-2010, 08:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 828
Posted By tipler
I thought the Scout boots only came on the North...

I thought the Scout boots only came on the North American Market in late October 2009.
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-07-2010, 10:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,271
Posted By tipler
Most likely. I've had tools/tire irons under...

Most likely.
I've had tools/tire irons under my seat all summer so I was probably hearing a noise all along and attributing it to the irons / tools moving about.
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-07-2010, 10:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,271
Posted By tipler
I had a pair of tire irons under the seat before...

I had a pair of tire irons under the seat before so that sound might have been there for sometime and I just thought it was the irons. I'm convinced it's the tank/something in the tank though. I...
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