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Forum: Parallel Universe 12-23-2011, 05:27 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,458
Posted By MarcusSDTaylor
45,000miles

Charlotte BMW Parts Manager just told me he had 45k on his 800.
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-31-2011, 02:53 PM
Replies: 7,682
Views: 2,512,417
Posted By MarcusSDTaylor
Part 17

Part #17 is the valve intake sound system whatever the heck that is
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-28-2011, 07:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,241
Posted By MarcusSDTaylor
front

My front is worn really weird. The knobs are worn more in the back then the front. A friend told me to put in 40lbs of air and they will wear more evenly. This go round I did a little more street...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-28-2011, 07:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,241
Posted By MarcusSDTaylor
2700 for me

Guess I should stop pulling wheelies and sliding in all my stops...hmmm...got me a k60 and it looks good so far.
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-21-2011, 01:47 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,443
Posted By MarcusSDTaylor
renthal

seems like only a $100 solution and an added benefit...Wonder if anyone else is running this bar. I don't see many people swapping handlebar.....what size etc did you get?
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-21-2011, 12:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,403
Posted By MarcusSDTaylor
X

X Challenge 650! Fun bike on the trail and getting to the trail but no fun on a tripLove a KTM 450 though...now that is some serious trail fun! . The 8 is great on trips and good in the woods.
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-21-2011, 12:05 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,443
Posted By MarcusSDTaylor
Same issue

I have the same issue with my 2010! Just hit 8k miles and have no idea...starts at around 4600 RPMs and up....really sucks. I have also some fuel consumption issues...I ran 75mph no load and only...
Forum: Australia 10-21-2011, 11:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,440
Posted By MarcusSDTaylor
Thanks

Thanks for all the banter boys. I can always depend on ADV for a little back and forth! "B2" sorry if it seems like a plug. Unfortunately I am not trying to sell anything or buy anything or...
Forum: Australia 10-20-2011, 10:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,440
Posted By MarcusSDTaylor
No spam dude just a bloke looking for some advice

No spam here, just a fellow rider looking for some advice from guys who share the same passions as me. I ride a lot and I have never met an adventure rider that was not honest and willing to help. ...
Forum: Australia 10-20-2011, 10:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,440
Posted By MarcusSDTaylor
NO worries

No worries mate....I've got the cash....just need the Australian passion and know how! We have a very successful boat dealership in the US selling nothing but certified pre-owned boats and believe...
Forum: Australia 10-20-2011, 09:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,440
Posted By MarcusSDTaylor
AU help from my fellow riders

ADVer's are my family so when you need a little direction, where do you turn?....your family!

I am looking for some assistance with my first Australia visit from the US. Unfortunately, I don't...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-30-2011, 06:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,413
Posted By MarcusSDTaylor
Nice...how about zebra

I saw another bike on you tube with zebra stripes. Looks pretty cool...MOBiWan any chance you could put zebra white and black over the blue and red bits and make a giant white GS and see how that...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-28-2011, 07:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 446
Posted By MarcusSDTaylor
Thanks

Thanks for the help....I found some storage! Looking forward to being in Reno
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-25-2011, 06:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 446
Posted By MarcusSDTaylor
Tahoe/Reno Temp Bike Storage for Traveling

UPDATE: Thanks for the help! I found some storage!

Advice? Help? I am going to be in Reno Sept 1st..ish after riding an F800gs from Seattle to San Fran then to Reno and need to find a place to...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-25-2011, 06:51 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,188
Posted By MarcusSDTaylor
Reno Bike Storage

Advice? Help? I am going to be in Reno Sept 1st..ish after riding an F800gs from Seattle to San Fran then to Reno and need to find a place to put her for a couple of weeks while I fly home to...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-29-2011, 07:48 PM
Replies: 522
Views: 179,192
Posted By MarcusSDTaylor
Two Brothers Exhaust

I have a two brothers that is actually for sale in the flea market and even though I am selling it, I love it. The performance and sound are great. Just not great when you trespass or live in a...
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2010, 05:58 AM
Replies: 5,692
Views: 1,144,440
Posted By MarcusSDTaylor
HYDE RACING...AWESOME WINDSCREEN. Did not have...

HYDE RACING...AWESOME WINDSCREEN. Did not have to rig anything just bolted right on.

www.hyderacing.com (http://www.hyderacing.com)
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2010, 05:57 AM
Replies: 5,692
Views: 1,144,440
Posted By MarcusSDTaylor
I had a car body shop take care of the whole...

I had a car body shop take care of the whole thing so they specialize in painting plastic. I will let you know how it holds up.
Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2010, 03:41 PM
Replies: 6,866
Views: 1,044,933
Posted By MarcusSDTaylor
customization complete

Finally finished converting my X challenge to a light touring bike...check out the pics

http://www.offexploring.com/marcussd...650-xchallenge...
Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2010, 03:40 PM
Replies: 5,692
Views: 1,144,440
Posted By MarcusSDTaylor
customization complete

Finally finished converting my X challenge to a light touring bike...check out the pics

http://www.offexploring.com/marcussd...650-xchallenge...
Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2010, 03:39 PM
Replies: 5,805
Views: 1,036,757
Posted By MarcusSDTaylor
Conversion Complete

Finally finished converting my X challenge to a light touring bike...check out the pics

http://www.offexploring.com/marcussdtaylor/albums/122609-bmw-g650-xchallenge

I also have a couple of...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-04-2009, 11:32 AM
Replies: 2,217
Views: 99,699
Posted By MarcusSDTaylor
Time?

November 11th
7pm as usual?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-04-2009, 11:29 AM
Replies: 2,217
Views: 99,699
Posted By MarcusSDTaylor
oh yeah

Count me in for Dinner! Thanks Keith for stepping up and taking the lead and moving us around to different spots!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-09-2009, 10:45 AM
Replies: 2,217
Views: 99,699
Posted By MarcusSDTaylor
number

We had 16 bikes last month.....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-09-2009, 09:44 AM
Replies: 7,192
Views: 366,493
Posted By MarcusSDTaylor
points

I like this talk about points system...maybe the shindig would have had more participants without the rain, but also if there was a yearly or quartely awards deal....would be fun to come up with gag...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-09-2009, 09:10 AM
Replies: 2,217
Views: 99,699
Posted By MarcusSDTaylor
++

Rocky,

Thanks for hosting this month and keeping a tally!!!!

I am in and will bring 2 Friends on their bikes! Maybe more depending on who I run into from now until then!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-07-2009, 05:44 AM
Replies: 1,590
Views: 48,287
Posted By MarcusSDTaylor
Sat Ride

Looks Like I am sailing on Sunday, but I am all about riding on Saturday morning or after lunch. CraigO just bought a new GS adventure and we were planning on getting out for a little spin. You...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-06-2009, 09:18 AM
Replies: 2,217
Views: 99,699
Posted By MarcusSDTaylor
Oct 14 Adv Dinner

yes Wednesday Oct 14 is the date...seems like you guys were going with second Wed of the month.

I like the idea of Summerville being the location for sure and moving it around. Last month I...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-05-2009, 12:01 PM
Replies: 7,192
Views: 366,493
Posted By MarcusSDTaylor
Bring it

Bring me a tag to grab boys....I have been car less for 2 years and this little wet can't stop me! Also helps that I sail too....henry loyd foul weather gear works great as motorcycle slicks!
Forum: Thumpers 10-02-2009, 05:32 AM
Replies: 5,805
Views: 1,036,757
Posted By MarcusSDTaylor
Air Box

See Max Kools experimenting below! After riding for a while with the airbox cover off and the faux cover on....how is it....are you going to leave it like this?
Forum: Thumpers 10-02-2009, 05:07 AM
Replies: 6,866
Views: 1,044,933
Posted By MarcusSDTaylor
Crash Bars

1) I have the Touratech 4.2 gal tank installed and am intersted to find some crash bars that would protect the tank on low speed spills. Does anyone know if the SW Motech, H & B or OEM BMW crashbars...
Forum: Thumpers 10-02-2009, 04:59 AM
Replies: 5,692
Views: 1,144,440
Posted By MarcusSDTaylor
Crash bars

Ditto on OlyFlyer

I am interested to know about the crash bar applications with the 16L (4.2gal) Touratech Tank specifically. Do the crash bars prevent damage to the tank when dropped?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-01-2009, 11:04 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 6,935
Posted By MarcusSDTaylor
Asheville Ride

Saw this posted else where:

The new date for the Asheville Adventure Ride and Gathering! October 23-25
<HR style="COLOR: #575757" SIZE=1><!-- / icon and title --><!-- message -->The rain has...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-01-2009, 11:03 AM
Replies: 1,590
Views: 48,287
Posted By MarcusSDTaylor
Asheville Ride

Saw this posted else where on ADV:

The new date for the Asheville Adventure Ride and Gathering! October 23-25
<HR style="COLOR: #575757" SIZE=1><!-- / icon and title --><!-- message -->The rain...
Forum: Thumpers 10-01-2009, 05:33 AM
Replies: 5,692
Views: 1,144,440
Posted By MarcusSDTaylor
Handguards

can anyone tell me what the model Acerbis hand guards are on the picture below?
http://i284.photobucket.com/albums/ll3/Hotmamaandme/Odds%20and%20ends%20bike%20pics/P7190115.jpg[/quote]
Forum: Thumpers 10-01-2009, 05:19 AM
Replies: 5,692
Views: 1,144,440
Posted By MarcusSDTaylor
Crash bars

1) Anyone tried any of the Crash bar options: H & B, SW Motech, OEM BMW with the TT Tank?

As some of you have brought up the TT tank is prone to some damage with slow spills, although some have...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-30-2009, 09:57 AM
Replies: 2,217
Views: 99,699
Posted By MarcusSDTaylor
my ride

So I am back riding my KLR since this is what my BMW looks like....adding some good Farkles!!! So when and where is the next dinner?...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-30-2009, 09:16 AM
Replies: 2,217
Views: 99,699
Posted By MarcusSDTaylor
Adventure Ride Video (short)

Just did a little ride with Lane on his Dakar and made a little 1 min video!


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QeTaS2PcKDI
Forum: Thumpers 09-25-2009, 09:48 AM
Replies: 5,692
Views: 1,144,440
Posted By MarcusSDTaylor
mesh guard

I have been giving this some thought and want to do the same but just thinking, if a rock comes up and hits the mesh it will knock in the mesh which then knocks in the radiator. Would it not make...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-23-2009, 07:23 AM
Replies: 2,217
Views: 99,699
Posted By MarcusSDTaylor
More Dinner Pictures

http://lh3.ggpht.com/_auIp1bU5PQs/Sroi7PXcF6I/AAAAAAAAAD4/EJuHCX-PCIY/s640/DSC08168.JPGhttp://lh3.ggpht.com/_auIp1bU5PQs/Sroi8fe_0cI/AAAAAAAAAD8/UABOd0QBisk/s640/DSC08169.JPGhttp://lh5.ggpht.com/_auIp...
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