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Forum: Parallel Universe 09-14-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 543
Posted By Dano7619
Do Mark 3 Pegz fit 2014 F800GS

Having trouble nailing this down. Their website says they don't fit the 2014 F800GS, yet some of the retailers say they do. Anyone know for sure?
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-08-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 476
Posted By Dano7619
Does the 650GS Windshield fit the F800GS

Does anyone know if the 650GS windshield fits the 800GS?
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-10-2013, 04:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 555
Posted By Dano7619
Need F800 GS Handlebars, Any ideas?

Looking for F800GS handlebars. Please help. Dano7619@live.com
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-18-2013, 06:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 616
Posted By Dano7619
Buried in Mud Heated Grips Only One Setting

Buried my 2012 F800 Trophy in the mud, not the first time. Anyway, had to take the entire throttle assembly apart to get all the mud out. Went together fine, no extra parts, but now the heated grip...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-17-2013, 05:09 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,869
Posted By Dano7619
Had two R1200s Now F800

Really don't reply much here, but I know how difficult it is to make the choice when you are stuck. I have had two R1200GS's (06, 07) and now have the 2012 F800GS Trophy. I love taking the bikes off...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-12-2012, 07:36 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 31,188
Posted By Dano7619
Jimmy Lewis References

Interesting references to Jimmy Lewis here. Took his two day Dirt Academy a few months ago. Learned a great deal, very worthwhile. On this point, Jimmy really showed me something. It is much better...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-11-2012, 06:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,050
Posted By Dano7619
Couldn't Agree More, Awesome Machine

+1 on what a great bike this is. I am just not smart enough to even understand half of the mods and concerns on here. I just ride it, and am enjoying the hell out of it. It does everything I...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-07-2012, 08:29 AM
Replies: 468
Views: 111,026
Posted By Dano7619
Dan who are you asking this question?

I was asking you two, but I sent a PM
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-06-2012, 08:08 PM
Replies: 468
Views: 111,026
Posted By Dano7619
What Brand is the back tire?

What brand and model tire is that on your 800? How are they on the dirt?

Thanks
Dan
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-30-2012, 01:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 537
Posted By Dano7619
Eliminate Front Fender

I have read several posts on eliminating the F8GS front fender. What is the easiest way?
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-23-2012, 07:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,619
Posted By Dano7619
Awesome Machine

Ironic that I read this first thing this morning. I typically ride the F8 three to four times a week on the dirt. It takes me a half hour to get there on the highway, and then I spend an hour...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-17-2012, 07:52 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 13,337
Posted By Dano7619
What is the Best Pressure for F8GS TKC 80's Off Road

So what is the pressure to run off road with?
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-15-2012, 12:41 PM
Replies: 468
Views: 111,026
Posted By Dano7619
Great Discussion, How Does it Change Riding the Bike

You guys are way smarter than me, but how does this matter when we are braking?
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-12-2012, 02:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 700
Posted By Dano7619
Do Givi Bars Fit the 2012? (looked at sticky)

Do the Givi bars fit the 2012? Went to order and they specified 08 qnd 09.
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-10-2012, 06:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,617
Posted By Dano7619
+1 Center Stand, Bash Plate and Hand Guards

Mine came with that equipment at no charge. Plus the heated grips and ABS too. Told by the dealer it was standard on the Trophy.
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-20-2012, 06:34 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,917
Posted By Dano7619
Try Another Bike for a Test

Maybe you should try another bike for a test. If you have a friend who has an F800GS or any other bike for that matter. You could also ask someone who has an F800GS to ride your bike and see iof...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-19-2012, 06:48 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,632
Posted By Dano7619
F800GS In the Wind

I have had two R1200GS's, sport bikes, standards, and currently have a 2010 Harley Road King and F800GS. It gets pretty windy here in New Mexico. Of all the bikes I have had, the F800GS gets...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-14-2012, 01:17 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,824
Posted By Dano7619
Big Difference in Size

I teach, and see the scenario you refer to all the time. Big difference though with a guy who is 6'3". Usually a different result in the slow speed stuff. They are able to use upper body strength...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-13-2012, 06:20 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,824
Posted By Dano7619
Get the bike you want

Im sorry, had to speak up here. I think you should get the bike you want. The F800GS is not a hard bike to ride. While the power is adequate, it's nothing scary. The throttle can be "twitchy" as it...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-31-2012, 09:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,570
Posted By Dano7619
SW Motech Bars

I completed the Jimmy Lewis Dirt Academy in Nevada last weekend. Wound up falling in the rocks a couple times on a very technical tight steep mountain trail in the trees. The SW motech bard saved...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-14-2012, 10:39 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,968
Posted By Dano7619
Had Two GS12's Love my F800

Certainly don't dispute the other inputs here, but just know about my experience. Had a 2006 and 2007 R12GS. Both great bikes. I can't really say anything bad about them, and if I only had one...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-17-2012, 11:49 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 33,986
Posted By Dano7619
Proper Welcome

That's the way to welcome someone, and help them find what they need. Thanks!
Forum: Equipment 04-06-2012, 05:37 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 12,826
Posted By Dano7619
Very Green for Sub Zero

Stationed in some cold places with the military, but never below zero with green grass and leaves on trees. Guess it's possible, just unusual.
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-29-2012, 07:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,293
Posted By Dano7619
It Was the Gas

Turns out you guys were spot on, bad gas. That's good news. Think I am going to put 91 in from now on. The service manager also said there was still winter gas at the pumps, and the warmer temps with...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-27-2012, 09:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,293
Posted By Dano7619
Dealer today

Taking it in to the dealer today. I hope you guys are right, and it's just gas.
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-26-2012, 12:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,293
Posted By Dano7619
High Octane Gas

I am running 88 at 5300 feet here. I have been around plenty F800's, had two R12GS's myself. Never heard anything like this, especially from one minute to the next. Almost sounds like a Two...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-26-2012, 06:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,293
Posted By Dano7619
Lower Exhaust Sound and Flat Bottem End?

Didn't see this exact situation in any other posting, apologize if it is. Starting Yesterday my 2012 F800GS Trophy went to a much lower exhaust note, and the lower end of the power band seems to be...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-21-2012, 01:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,283
Posted By Dano7619
Thanks for the Explanation

Thanks for the explanation. Points well taken. Appreciate you taking the time. Your experience and knowledge are a huge plus here. I have read many of your posts. Had two R12GS's before the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-21-2012, 08:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,283
Posted By Dano7619
First Forum

Now that was funny, and I had it coming, but it's not actually my first forum. I don't usually start stuff like this, and probably wont again.
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-21-2012, 07:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,283
Posted By Dano7619
Grouch Forum

Maybe you guys just need a cotchety old grouch forum. You got two members already, I'm sure there are plenty of other superior members who capitalize complete words to show their condescending...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-20-2012, 02:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,283
Posted By Dano7619
Repating himself?

I have read a lot of helfpful stuff on here, but isn't it kind of strange for a guy with over 2,800 posts to be tired of answering questions. You don't have to repeat yourself, but we should get to...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-08-2012, 05:11 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,571
Posted By Dano7619
Harley and F800GS

I too have a Harley Road King and an F800GS (2012 Trophy). Love them both! the perfect combination for me. I think BMW riders can be a little snooty, but so can any rider that thinks "my bike is...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-29-2012, 06:26 AM
Replies: 587
Views: 244,817
Posted By Dano7619
BMW Crash Bars

I know it has probably been asked , so I apologize in advance. Do the BMW bars protect the side plastic panels at all? They don't appear to, but just wondering if anyone has experience with them.
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-17-2012, 12:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,587
Posted By Dano7619
Thanks Guys, Took Our Advice Bought 2012 Trophy

Thanks for all the advice. Pulled the trigger on a 2012 Trophy today. Photos after I pick it up tomorrow.
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-11-2012, 06:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,587
Posted By Dano7619
Buying F800GS any advantage 2011 over 2009

I am buying a F800GS within the next week. Stuck between a 09 with 8500 miles and 2011 with 1100 miles. $2700 price difference. Does the 2011 have any advantages?
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