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Forum: Parallel Universe 07-11-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 1,987
Views: 195,583
Posted By Mongo357
http://www.nadaguides.com/Motorcycles ...

http://www.nadaguides.com/Motorcycles
http://www.kbb.com/motorcycles/
Forum: Vendors 07-09-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 1,072
Views: 112,723
Posted By Mongo357
I ordered a pair of H7's for my F800gs, and an H4...

I ordered a pair of H7's for my F800gs, and an H4 for my TW200. I'm hoping they arrive by the weekend!
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-24-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,318
Posted By Mongo357
I'm surprised you still have the front hugger on...

I'm surprised you still have the front hugger on there. Don't get me wrong, I like it, but I thought all the hard-core dirt guys wanted to get rid of it. And are those the stock brake lines up...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-20-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 1,987
Views: 195,583
Posted By Mongo357
Neither system is perfect. Using the wheel...

Neither system is perfect.

Using the wheel / engine angular velocity obviously doesn't account for wheel slip. Also most manufacturers build in some error to prevent lawsuits. I.e. if the 5-0...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-17-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 56,420
Posted By Mongo357
Nice Cycle Carbon Fiber parts?

Hey Erling,

For us mere mortals, what do you think of these parts?

http://www.nicecycle.com/BMW-F800GS-Carbon-Fiber-Parts-s/3372.htm

I am specifically interested in the case saver, but...
Forum: Equipment 06-11-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,483
Posted By Mongo357
You could check out the Dubinky fire-sale and see...

You could check out the Dubinky fire-sale and see if Ben still has your size
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-10-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,008
Posted By Mongo357
I'm wondering if you used one of the neoprene...

I'm wondering if you used one of the neoprene sleeves over the shock? I thought about using one of those, but I've seen too many shocks heat up and cook their oil / seals within an hour on rough...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-05-2014, 11:01 PM
Replies: 404
Views: 50,899
Posted By Mongo357
I put my credit to good use. ...

I put my credit to good use.

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/06/06/turu5eha.jpg

I cut a card to fit as a spacer for the passenger foot pegs. I got sick of them rattling on rough roads.
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-25-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 1,283
Views: 69,736
Posted By Mongo357
I'm interested, and I have a buddy on a DR350...

I'm interested, and I have a buddy on a DR350 that is too. Gonna be an early morning for us desert rats, but we'll try for the Chevron
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-20-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 7,590
Views: 2,475,082
Posted By Mongo357
Nice ride to Mono Lake, CA ...

Nice ride to Mono Lake, CA

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/05/20/a3usa6a9.jpg

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/05/20/azu5e4eg.jpg

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/05/20/pe7e3u7a.jpg
...
Forum: Equipment 05-16-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,391
Posted By Mongo357
I've been thinking about this lately. I am...

I've been thinking about this lately. I am hesitant to carry anywhere on my body. I've crashed before and landed on my pocket knife - the load concentration made the crash much worse, I was limping...
Forum: Thumpers 05-13-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 4,439
Views: 1,039,964
Posted By Mongo357
Mine has almost 19,000 miles. I just did the top...

Mine has almost 19,000 miles. I just did the top end for the first time. Mine has a little rougher life than most, I would guess.
Forum: Equipment 05-11-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 14,013
Posted By Mongo357
I broke my navicular bone last year in a...

I broke my navicular bone last year in a low-speed high-side. These boots were my first purchase when I was almost ready to get back in the saddle. I tried on Sidi and Gaerne but neither one would...
Forum: Equipment 05-06-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,121
Posted By Mongo357
I use a Kryptonite case hardened U-lock designed...

I use a Kryptonite case hardened U-lock designed for a bicycle. I pass it around the forks and through the spokes / brake disk. Noone is getting that off without a plasma-arc cutter, or maybe an...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-02-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,215
Posted By Mongo357
I'm leaving Dayton now. Save us some beer!

I'm leaving Dayton now. Save us some beer!
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-01-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,318
Posted By Mongo357
Back on topic...

I vote for Cory's bike as the best build! Besides, it's an honest to God championship winner :freaky

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=598108
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-01-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,357
Posted By Mongo357
I went with the Ricochet, too. Good thick plate....

I went with the Ricochet, too. Good thick plate. Not as much side protection, but that is kinda nice cause it doesn't trap near as many rocks in there. Oh and half the price of most other skid plates.
Forum: Equipment 05-01-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,268
Posted By Mongo357
I have the TekVest Rally Sport. Basically the...

I have the TekVest Rally Sport. Basically the same as the Freestyle, plus integrated pads around the shoulder, pockets, and a home for a camelpack. It breathes pretty will while moving. I broke my...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-01-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,215
Posted By Mongo357
I forgot to mention I will be bringing a riding...

I forgot to mention I will be bringing a riding buddy. Also I'm coming from Silver Springs, so depending on when I escape from work I may be a little late.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-01-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,174
Posted By Mongo357
Renazco Racing. I believe they give a decent...

Renazco Racing. I believe they give a decent discount for ADVrider inmates, and are great guys to work with.
Forum: Equipment 04-30-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,508
Posted By Mongo357
Wow those are great deals! Too bad they don't...

Wow those are great deals! Too bad they don't have the XD4
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-28-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,357
Posted By Mongo357
I might be interested in the rear racks, but not...

I might be interested in the rear racks, but not the garbage cans.
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-28-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,357
Posted By Mongo357
Good to have ya back! I have a set of grab bars...

Good to have ya back! I have a set of grab bars an inmate gave me in case those are on your list. ;-)
Forum: Vendors 04-25-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 589
Views: 119,794
Posted By Mongo357
F800gs rear rack

Can you post some pics of this rack installed on the bike? I'm trying to get an idea exactly how big it is. Thanks!

http://www.pak-meister.com/F800GS-F700GS-F650GSTwin-Rear-Rack_p_174.html
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-25-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 7,590
Views: 2,475,082
Posted By Mongo357
That is an awesome shot!

That is an awesome shot!
Forum: Equipment 04-21-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,331
Posted By Mongo357
iPhone app thread

iPhone specific, but here are 22 pages worth

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=637474
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-20-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,215
Posted By Mongo357
Reid / Mongo357 - F800gs & TW200

Reid / Mongo357 - F800gs & TW200
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-15-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,751
Posted By Mongo357
The K60 rear is really stiff - even bordering on...

The K60 rear is really stiff - even bordering on run-flat. I'm pretty sure I did a 30 mile grocery run last week with little or no air pressure in the tire. I weigh over 200 lbs geared up, and I...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-01-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 404
Views: 50,899
Posted By Mongo357
I mounted the Nitron Adventure 2-way adjustable...

I mounted the Nitron Adventure 2-way adjustable shock after my stocker pissed itself. I skimped on the hydraulic pre-load adjuster, but I will probably add that part next year. I'll appreciate it...
Forum: Vendors 03-24-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 16,321
Posted By Mongo357
Two-way adjustable Adventure shock mounted on an...

Two-way adjustable Adventure shock mounted on an '09 F800gs. I moved the remote reservoir to the passenger foot peg to leave some room for the spanner wrench. I will probably add the hydraulic...
Forum: Vendors 02-11-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 16,861
Posted By Mongo357
I haven't read a report about a 19" wheel, but...

I haven't read a report about a 19" wheel, but here is a good one for an 18" front wheel...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=23362339&postcount=7195
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-03-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,295
Posted By Mongo357
Info on using an 18" wheel up front. I quoted...

Info on using an 18" wheel up front. I quoted this from the Pics thread to get the info in the right spot.
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-31-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 1,528
Views: 262,850
Posted By Mongo357
I just placed my order this morning, so it sounds...

I just placed my order this morning, so it sounds like I won't get it for awhile...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-31-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 7,590
Views: 2,475,082
Posted By Mongo357
Did you change your front wheel to a 19" rim? If...

Did you change your front wheel to a 19" rim? If so, there are a couple threads in here on that subject, do you mind adding your experience (and a few pics!!)? Thanks!
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-31-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 1,528
Views: 262,850
Posted By Mongo357
Indy Kit with Nitron shock?

I've been running the stock shock with the Indy Kit. Has any one tried one of these new Nitron shocks with an Indy kit? If not, I just dropped some change for one - I'll report back.
Forum: Equipment 01-30-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,218
Posted By Mongo357
I second the zip-ties! I didn't need the ziplock...

I second the zip-ties! I didn't need the ziplock bag full of water, though.

I carry some heavy duty zip-ties and strap the thing to the handlebar clamps. Works great for me - plus I hate all...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-18-2013, 12:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 817
Posted By Mongo357
Another silly rider

Actually I love the idea - I plan to mount a 19" up front, whenever I can afford it. It's one in a long list of mods, as usual. I started with a TW200, and I still love that bike. It's my...
Forum: Equipment 10-31-2013, 12:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 727
Posted By Mongo357
Check the Parellel Universe forum, there are two...

Check the Parellel Universe forum, there are two threads in there discussing the dampers on the F800/700/650.

Also if you are located in the USA, I don't think there are any dealers for the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-09-2013, 12:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 586
Posted By Mongo357
I use something very similar. You have to look...

I use something very similar. You have to look closely, because they aren't a light-switch. Meaning they gradually move to yellow or red, not instantly when the pressure drops below the specified...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-26-2013, 12:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,096
Posted By Mongo357
A couple inmates, present and former F800gs...

A couple inmates, present and former F800gs riders, talked about creating a set of videos exactly like this. I don't think anything ever came of it, though.
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