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Forum: Parallel Universe 12-28-2012, 06:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 892
Posted By Wicket009
Bought a few GS's from Ride West over the years. ...

Bought a few GS's from Ride West over the years. Extremely impressed when they fixed an expensive throttle issue on the wife's 650GS free of charge. We did not complain or ask for a freebee. They...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-08-2012, 01:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,604
Posted By Wicket009
Aaaaahhh - You should have said that in the first...

Aaaaahhh - You should have said that in the first place. I live in the Seattle area as well. Easy solution for the lack of garage is to park your new F800GS under your truck. I believe a 4X4 with...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-06-2012, 03:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,604
Posted By Wicket009
I have always commuted on my bikes. The live in...

I have always commuted on my bikes. The live in the garage most nights, but are outside undercover daily. Sometimes weeks at a time if I leave them at the office when I am out of town on business. ...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-01-2012, 07:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,739
Posted By Wicket009
This is good question as it is the same scenario...

This is good question as it is the same scenario as I faced a few years back (except a 400 instead of a DR650). If I had room in the garage, I would have happily kept the both Suzukis and added a...
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2012, 09:58 AM
Replies: 1,698
Views: 500,689
Posted By Wicket009
Sorry for the delay Ferals5. Took a ski...

Sorry for the delay Ferals5. Took a ski sabbatical and went off the grid :evil

No issues on buffeting. I am 5'9" and wife is 5'6" (using high Wunderlich seat/XD3 helmet) and no issues for either...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-24-2012, 09:33 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 8,261
Posted By Wicket009
I had the Givis on another bike. Functional, but...

I had the Givis on another bike. Functional, but basically big plastic tupperware. Never had the Trax. Look great, but lots of riding partners complained they leaked. I currently have the Zega...
Forum: Vendors 03-04-2012, 12:00 PM
Replies: 961
Views: 228,447
Posted By Wicket009
Yes - the TT fairing on the F8 was installed pre...

Yes - the TT fairing on the F8 was installed pre Mirage II release. Would obviously choose different today based on cost and the GPS/accessory shelf on the Mirage :thumb
Forum: Thumpers 03-03-2012, 08:46 PM
Replies: 1,698
Views: 500,689
Posted By Wicket009
Finally a break in the Seattle weather and my...

Finally a break in the Seattle weather and my wife fired up her 650 for a shakedown cruise. Looking forward to a few long trips this summer:

<a...
Forum: Vendors 03-03-2012, 08:25 PM
Replies: 961
Views: 228,447
Posted By Wicket009
Couple of trips planned this year and upgraded...

Couple of trips planned this year and upgraded the wife's bike with a Wunderlich Saddle, Pivot Pegz, OEM and TT engine guards, Denali Lights, and more. The only thing she cared about was the new...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-26-2012, 07:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,265
Posted By Wicket009
Yes Scapadu. Interested in the same :ear

Yes Scapadu. Interested in the same :ear
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-24-2012, 01:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,464
Posted By Wicket009
Robert - Photos below with BMW OEM Guards. Cell...

Robert - Photos below with BMW OEM Guards. Cell camera so I apologize for the quality:

<a href="http://s1194.photobucket.com/albums/aa368/izdubar009/?action=view&amp;current=BAR.jpg"...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-23-2012, 06:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,464
Posted By Wicket009
Yes - I am using the OEM Guards and TT crossbar...

Yes - I am using the OEM Guards and TT crossbar with no issues. At work, but will post images this evening.
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-22-2012, 02:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,464
Posted By Wicket009
I am using the TT model: ...

I am using the TT model:

http://www.touratech-usa.com/Store/328/PN-040-0603/Cross-Bar-290mm-R1200GS-05-06-and-F800GS

Allows me to mount the 60CSX to far left in the TT GPS holder and still see...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-22-2012, 04:08 PM
Replies: 350
Views: 63,410
Posted By Wicket009
Case - Using the same tubes. I used a little...

Case - Using the same tubes. I used a little Goof Off and the yellow writing came right off.

Nice job on the build. Your bike is looking great.
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-22-2012, 10:57 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 12,865
Posted By Wicket009
Slip on for the Akrapovic. Last I checked, they...

Slip on for the Akrapovic. Last I checked, they only made the full system for the 800 S/ST and the 1200GS (not the 800GS). Duc, pretty sure you picked up my Beowulf exhaust a year or so ago. Was...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-13-2012, 09:11 PM
Replies: 1,987
Views: 196,035
Posted By Wicket009
I run the tank down to an 1/8 or so and just hand...

I run the tank down to an 1/8 or so and just hand pump out the remaining - then add a liter or so back before shipping. Running tank extremely low or dry can lead to burned out fuel pump.
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-11-2012, 11:13 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 12,865
Posted By Wicket009
Good advice from Replicant above.... I loaded for...

Good advice from Replicant above.... I loaded for bear right out of the gate on my DL1000 and spent the next few years selling and trading parts to get accessories that actually worked for me. Then...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-05-2012, 11:27 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,302
Posted By Wicket009
+1 on the Kaoko. Installed it a couple of years...

+1 on the Kaoko. Installed it a couple of years ago and have been very happy with it.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-29-2011, 02:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,648
Posted By Wicket009
I am using the TT version. Comes with BMW outlet...

I am using the TT version. Comes with BMW outlet and Standard outlet. Besides the outlets, it significantly cut out the glare at night from the front lamps.
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-23-2011, 09:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,597
Posted By Wicket009
I had both the 650 and 1000 V-Stroms before...

I had both the 650 and 1000 V-Stroms before picking up our F650GS (07 Single) and F800GS. The Stroms were great bikes and performed much better on pavement than our BMWs. Also much cheaper.
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-23-2011, 06:21 PM
Replies: 7,596
Views: 2,478,973
Posted By Wicket009
http://www.ascycles.com/detail.aspx?ID=47919 ...

http://www.ascycles.com/detail.aspx?ID=47919

and Thread here:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=546819&page=2
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-22-2011, 06:32 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,857
Posted By Wicket009
Yes, waterproof. Also has a temperature probe to...

Yes, waterproof. Also has a temperature probe to compensate cranking performance in cold weather. Have one on each of my bikes and have been happy with them. Adding one to the boat marine...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-19-2011, 07:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,015
Posted By Wicket009
It was posted in the Auxiliary Fuel Tanks Thread:...

It was posted in the Auxiliary Fuel Tanks Thread:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=377911&page=10

from Backroads Moto
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-19-2011, 08:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,046
Posted By Wicket009
Couple of pages of reading here: ...

Couple of pages of reading here:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=715573

I am short also and use the Karate Kick to mount. The stiff Aerostich 1 piece is another challenge of...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-27-2011, 07:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,404
Posted By Wicket009
58 pages of windscreen reading pleasure: ...

58 pages of windscreen reading pleasure:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=406434

I have the TT Desierto 3. Fantastic, but expensive. I plan on keeping the bike for a while, so...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-17-2011, 09:49 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 19,242
Posted By Wicket009
Wow ... MontanaJoe59870's profile shows he just...

Wow ... MontanaJoe59870's profile shows he just joined ADV today (11/17) and that was your first post? Either one of the "Short Beak" Fans is creating new ADV profiles to add more substance to...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-15-2011, 11:15 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 19,242
Posted By Wicket009
Great find B-B. Now hopefully this thread can...

Great find B-B. Now hopefully this thread can end. Followed the search suggestions above and found this from BMW Motorcycles (By Darwin Holmstrom, Brian J. Nelson) regarding an interview with David...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-14-2011, 06:55 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 18,434
Posted By Wicket009
Nice write up Fred. Glad to see there was no...

Nice write up Fred. Glad to see there was no talk of interference with the Pivot Pegz you are using. Price and compatibility with Pivot Pegz + OEM center stand were my biggest concerns, which you...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-11-2011, 05:59 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,844
Posted By Wicket009
Same here. Already had a ton of straps, but more...

Same here. Already had a ton of straps, but more importantly, I didn't want to deal with the mount on the rear rack when I wasn't carrying the Rotopax. I agree the mount is great design, but the...
Forum: Thumpers 10-22-2011, 10:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,574
Posted By Wicket009
You will get a better response in the Thumpers...

You will get a better response in the Thumpers Forum if you are focused on the 1 cylinder. We have owned both the Strom and the F650GS (2007 1 cylinder). The Strom rides much better on the highway,...
Forum: Equipment 10-20-2011, 06:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,832
Posted By Wicket009
Touratech has an adapter to turn your panniers...

Touratech has an adapter to turn your panniers into a table. Part Number: 050-0220. I always wondered who would buy or carry this along on a ride, but I suppose sand and dust could justify it. I...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-06-2011, 06:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,348
Posted By Wicket009
And the Princess Leia slave bikini :wink:....but...

And the Princess Leia slave bikini :wink:....but guessing Ohlins also.

Disappointed there will not be a Motorfeits HP2 build thread...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-28-2011, 07:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,649
Posted By Wicket009
Mine was leaking at about 5k miles. Pointed it...

Mine was leaking at about 5k miles. Pointed it out when I brought it in for a recall and it was fixed that day under warranty. I was expecting the service department to postpone the warranty work...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-22-2011, 09:37 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 26,791
Posted By Wicket009
KTMeers too. At least I think that is a KTM. ...

KTMeers too. At least I think that is a KTM. Couldn't tell with all that mud and dirt on the orange from hard core riding and jumping :evil

Both are great bikes. Fortunately I have not had...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-22-2011, 09:28 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 26,791
Posted By Wicket009
Wife is sending me on a quick shopping trip to...

Wife is sending me on a quick shopping trip to pick up some milk and bread. Let me know if any other inmates need me to grab anything at the store. A few friends have graciously offered to follow...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-13-2011, 08:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 827
Posted By Wicket009
+1 on the SW Motech stand. I went with the OEM...

+1 on the SW Motech stand. I went with the OEM and a riding partner went with the SWM. His pops up much easier since it does not have as much travel. 90% of the time this is great, but as...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-17-2011, 06:55 AM
Replies: 317
Views: 91,140
Posted By Wicket009
I bought the 800GS deluxe kit with the tool roll....

I bought the 800GS deluxe kit with the tool roll. For a few extra bucks, Adam at ADV Designs added a few extra sockets and wrenches so the kit would cover everything needed for the 650 singles as...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-17-2011, 06:20 AM
Replies: 317
Views: 91,140
Posted By Wicket009
Since I did not want to pilfer from the shop...

Since I did not want to pilfer from the shop tools, I just ended up going with the Adventure Designs kit. I have the 800 and the wife has a 650 single. Adam at ADV Designs was great and just built...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-15-2011, 09:15 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 35,576
Posted By Wicket009
The TT low seat felt like I was sitting in a...

The TT low seat felt like I was sitting in a bucket. You notice the lack of foam and could not adjust myself back and forth in the saddle. I have a 31" inseam and I am on the balls of my feet with...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-15-2011, 08:15 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 35,576
Posted By Wicket009
I did not notice any difference in height with...

I did not notice any difference in height with the standard TT seat vs standard BMW seat. Drove into Touratech and went back and forth on several test rides with the TT low, TT standard, TT...
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