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Forum: Parallel Universe 08-25-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 17,671
Posted By 3Rrr
Mine was delivered today. To bad I'm out of town...

Mine was delivered today. To bad I'm out of town for the week. Appreciate your videos and thread input. Good luck with the sale.
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-21-2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 924
Views: 80,556
Posted By 3Rrr
Thumb Customer Service and Black Bear

Well, I finally purchased the Rekluse. I have a trip planned to CO in two weeks - yes Black Bear so we will see how it performs. Most likely, better than I could do with my two fingers.

I just...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-02-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 924
Views: 80,556
Posted By 3Rrr
Price

$650 for the unit. FYI
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-10-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,760
Posted By 3Rrr
F800GS owner 1190R dreamer

In my opinion there is absolutely no comparison between the 800GSA and 1190 (either model).

The suspension alone (not to mention the horsepower) is reason to go with the KTM.
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-11-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,121
Posted By 3Rrr
Mitas C-21

Go with Mitas C-21 (http://www.mx1canada.com/mitas-c21-stone-king-yellow-stripe-front-tire.html) Stone King Yellow Stripe for the front. You won't be disappointed.

Kyle
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-11-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,121
Posted By 3Rrr
Fairly subjective

Heidenau K60 Scouts should fit the bill. As with any off road:street there are give and takes.

Depends on if you are riding off road on gravel, dirt, sand, mud...

Commonly run combination is...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-27-2013, 10:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,347
Posted By 3Rrr
Test rider

I know one of the official test riders for RawHyde. Probably the hardest one on tires. The info is true that RawHyde boasts regarding their durability, longevity, and characteristics.

If you...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-27-2013, 10:38 AM
Replies: 924
Views: 80,556
Posted By 3Rrr
He is probably going to the BDR...

He is probably going to the BDR (http://www.backcountrydiscoveryroutes.com/Events/Wickenburg-Desert-Ride-BDR-Fundraiser) fundraiser.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-27-2013, 10:35 AM
Replies: 924
Views: 80,556
Posted By 3Rrr
AZ test dummy wanna-be

I tried to be another southern test rider as I am in AZ. With a trip planned to Copper Canyon in two weeks I was really hoping to get one in.

My local shop owner is also an instructor for BMW's...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-17-2013, 07:01 PM
Replies: 924
Views: 80,556
Posted By 3Rrr
Spring 2014

I need to do some clutch work on my GS and was hoping the REKLUSE would be ready. Was just told Spring of 2014.

Erling, couldn't you have just told them it was fine and worked awesome? :wink:
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-16-2013, 02:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,014
Posted By 3Rrr
Psi

I found that anything over 30 psi on the front TKC makes it wander and shake (this is with a full load on the back).

I also stiffened the rear up and dropped the front slightly in the clamps. ...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-09-2013, 05:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,498
Posted By 3Rrr
Check out the KLR side of the forum

My guess (from not actually owning one myself) is that trips to Washington would be doable with an AirHawk seat cushion (which you could use, and would need on a 800GS), front sprocket change for...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-09-2013, 04:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,498
Posted By 3Rrr
Used KLR

I would get a used KLR650.

After driving it off the lot they don't depreciate too much. Look for one with suspension upgrades (if you are lucky).

You can get a taste for the ADV life - and...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-05-2013, 01:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,292
Posted By 3Rrr
BDCW light positioning

The tabs for mounting the aux lights place them in-line with the beak, whereas the turn signals are below it.

I don't personally have the mount - but have some friends that did on their...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-05-2013, 08:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,292
Posted By 3Rrr
BDCW Light Plate

Black Dog also makes a mounting plate.

http://blackdogcw.com/black-dog-shop/bike/bmw-f800gs/light-plate-for-bmw-f800gs-detail.html
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-27-2013, 03:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,687
Posted By 3Rrr
TKC's are a whole different game...

I did the COBDR along with some other optional rides like Schofield Pass using TKC's.

I had full saddlebags probably weighing in with an extra 200 lbs of gear.

I wouldn't run less than 30 psi...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-14-2013, 05:28 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 56,259
Posted By 3Rrr
Question Brake line mod

I've searched and read... No luck finding it.

Has anyone done direct lines from the front calipers right to the Master Cylinder?

I'm in the midst of doing the front fender mod and want to...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-31-2013, 10:59 AM
Replies: 7,884
Views: 2,662,627
Posted By 3Rrr
Engineer Pass - CO

http://i1293.photobucket.com/albums/b589/Ducumph/IMG_2243_zps8a7794ed.jpg (http://s1293.photobucket.com/user/Ducumph/media/IMG_2243_zps8a7794ed.jpg.html)
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-31-2013, 10:56 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 56,259
Posted By 3Rrr
Another victim of AZ mud

This past weekend I did a ride with two other GS riders. One on a 1200GSA, the other on the new Liquid Cooled 1200GS. All three of us fell victim to the mud just NW of Flagstaff. After multiple...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-17-2013, 09:35 AM
Replies: 7,884
Views: 2,662,627
Posted By 3Rrr
Navigating the COBDR

http://i1293.photobucket.com/albums/b589/Ducumph/COBDR1_zps3001abba.jpg (http://s1293.photobucket.com/user/Ducumph/media/COBDR1_zps3001abba.jpg.html)
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-11-2013, 08:54 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,135
Posted By 3Rrr
Had/have a custom seat...

I have a custom built seat from XPC racing. It was substantially better than the stock seat. I too had some long days in the saddle planned and though I'd give the Airhawk a try. I removed the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-18-2013, 06:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,344
Posted By 3Rrr
2012 Western US Trophy Challenge

Here is a link to the Trophy Challenge last year that took place in Moab - hosted by RawHyde.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hHUrp3-C8OE

This year the US only has the single location.
Forum: Equipment 05-30-2013, 01:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,455
Posted By 3Rrr
Klim Overland

The new Klim Overland gear would be perfect. The garment is Gore-Tex so you don't need to worry about putting on other layers for water-proofing.

The venting is exceptional.

If you are not...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-24-2013, 06:28 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,915
Posted By 3Rrr
Question Side Stand switch?

Did you check the side-stand switch? Do a visual of it. I would try putting the side-stand up and down a few times. Usually it will start, just not run in gear.
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-22-2013, 02:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,177
Posted By 3Rrr
Thumb Shinko 705

I have had no issue at all with my Shinko 705 front. Sticks great with aggressive riding, decent in rain, and passable off-road. Price is tremendous.
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-21-2013, 02:10 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,081
Posted By 3Rrr
Either

Neither are dubbed a beginner bike. Being able to use what the bike offers in a trained, learned and wise manner makes it a good bike for you.

Best thing you can do is get specific training for...
Forum: Vendors 05-02-2013, 08:48 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,784
Posted By 3Rrr
Thumb Monies Refunded

Monies were refunded to my account.
Thank you,
Kyle - 3Rrr
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-01-2013, 09:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,662
Posted By 3Rrr
F800GS Adventure

Wait for specs on the new "Adventure" model. If it has a larger tank and some other advantages of the base model it would be worth it. Hopefully upgraded suspension, 18" rear, and better wheels...
Forum: Vendors 04-29-2013, 04:45 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,784
Posted By 3Rrr
Nothing yet?

Still awaiting delivery (or shipping confirmation for that matter).

Please advise,
Kyle
Forum: Vendors 04-10-2013, 09:08 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,784
Posted By 3Rrr
Paypal monies sent. Thanks! Kyle 3Rrr

Paypal monies sent.

Thanks!
Kyle
3Rrr
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-27-2013, 12:54 PM
Replies: 1,355
Views: 582,924
Posted By 3Rrr
Upgraded Mirage2 Screen

As you know there are many variables. Torso height, seat height (do you have a pad on it too). Britannia have had a few versions of the adjustable "top-portion" of the screen combination. So,...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-23-2013, 01:25 AM
Replies: 1,355
Views: 582,924
Posted By 3Rrr
Thumb Like Gold, but costs less

Do it. You will not be sorry.

After a few days of various riding environments I have found the Mirage2 to be very effective. It offered great protection from the elements while driving through...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-28-2013, 10:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 571
Posted By 3Rrr
We have contact

I had the OEM guards and they made contact with the screen when I rotated the bars for off-road, stand-up riding.

If you haven't purchased the Vario screen already I would recommend looking at...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-10-2013, 05:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,978
Posted By 3Rrr
Thumb Flat Black for plastic

Picked up a F658 stocker and flat black painted it on the inside. Effective.
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-30-2013, 05:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,540
Posted By 3Rrr
Not necessary for me...

First off I wear Sidi Adventure size 46 or US 11.5

Prior to installing the 2 inch drop pegs I had bent my brake pedal outwards and would step on the top point of the left vertical triangle on the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-29-2013, 04:27 PM
Replies: 2,196
Views: 234,559
Posted By 3Rrr
Numb hands - loosen up

Make sure that you are keeping a loose grip on the throttle, and relax the shoulders and arms. I run a throttle rocker when on the Interstate and often will just wiggle my fingers to keep the blood...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-29-2013, 07:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,540
Posted By 3Rrr
Gotta try...

Haven't had them on every type of trail, but so far have not caught them on anything. I rode a few sections of deeply rutted track and they were not an issue. About the only time I think they could...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-28-2013, 06:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,540
Posted By 3Rrr
Precision Engineering 2" drop

I have the Precision Engineering (http://www.preeng.com/xcart/product.php?productid=47&cat=10&page=1) 2" drop pegs. 2"x4" platform. Great price and tremendous workmanship.

Problem solved.
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-28-2013, 07:03 AM
Replies: 1,355
Views: 582,924
Posted By 3Rrr
Mirage2 Customer Service

I received my Mirage 2 in less than a week from ordering. The customer service was excellent. Ian from Britannia Composites told me they are working on an enhanced screen for the combination that...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-27-2013, 12:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 716
Posted By 3Rrr
Prescision Engineering and others

There are lots of options Pivot Pegz (http://www.advdesigns.com/newwimk3hipe.html) that rotate with your foot. Others that provide same ride height but a wider stance.

I chose Precision...
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