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Forum: Parallel Universe 07-15-2012, 05:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,493
Posted By -W-
If you like C-02, then you should definitely try...

If you like C-02, then you should definitely try Mefo's. C-02 has relative low profile in real life which isn't nice for heavy bike with already smallish wheel size -> not good for loose stuff (like...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-15-2012, 04:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,493
Posted By -W-
I use them all the time.. Pattern is pretty...

I use them all the time.. Pattern is pretty identical with Mitas C-02 "Stone King" and also the width of the tyre is about the same (even though Mitas should be 130 and Mefo 140 -> in real life they...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-12-2012, 11:03 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,495
Posted By -W-
Ööö..? My rear & front hubs are standard BMW hubs...

Ööö..? My rear & front hubs are standard BMW hubs with custom made spokes by Symotic and DID/Excel rims.
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-12-2012, 12:40 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,495
Posted By -W-
Exactly. It is just sad from customers point of...

Exactly. It is just sad from customers point of view, than when the dealers don't do their job like they should (or go down), factory should stand up, but they don't... And in WP's case moving HQ...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-12-2012, 12:09 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,495
Posted By -W-
Tell me about it..! I have taken the preload...

Tell me about it..!

I have taken the preload adjuster to peaces in Norway, Poland and Albania (it has failed in every longer two up trip)...:lol3


Seriously I am quite fed up with the shock.....
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-12-2012, 11:40 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,495
Posted By -W-
No problem with the upper bolt anymore (bend five...

No problem with the upper bolt anymore (bend five or six 12.9 bolts before that;) since I made my own fitting stuff for the WP. Shock itself is decent (needed revalving from the new -> valving was...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-12-2012, 03:37 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,495
Posted By -W-
Front end has Aprilia RXV Shiver insides,...

Front end has Aprilia RXV Shiver insides, stronger springs etc. and rear shock is custom made WP Fusion.

Actually both ends have 275mm of travel, but currently I have limiting spacers since I'm...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-11-2012, 11:24 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,495
Posted By -W-
We just came back from 6600km / 4100miles...

We just came back from 6600km / 4100miles honeymoon trip. No problem with two up at all - not even river crossings (well little complain from the missis was that the boots aren't anymore waterproof...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-09-2012, 06:59 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,717
Posted By -W-
Sounds great - real adventure begins when you...

Sounds great - real adventure begins when you cross the border to Russia!:clap I was there couple of years ago and we are planning getting back there this fall. My friends also did last summer trip...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-09-2012, 05:59 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,717
Posted By -W-
If you want to take a "multi week/thousand miles"...

If you want to take a "multi week/thousand miles" trip with F650GS/F800GS it is more up to people than the bike itself. Bike has the capability, but for some people even the Gold Wing isn't enough.
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-09-2012, 12:11 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 20,197
Posted By -W-
Yep.. For sure no sideways drifting with this...

Yep.. For sure no sideways drifting with this kind of setup. Maybe it works when you are just cruising in tarmac, but keeping throttle bodies open in gravel or offroad... .. . :lol3
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-19-2012, 01:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,943
Posted By -W-
50 000 km with 55w HID without problems..

50 000 km with 55w HID without problems..
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-30-2012, 03:48 AM
Replies: 7,683
Views: 2,512,588
Posted By -W-
At the moment Excel/DID 1.85x21" & 3.5x17" and...

At the moment Excel/DID 1.85x21" & 3.5x17" and several different kind of enduro/rally spike tyres:

http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=17712073&postcount=5126
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-29-2012, 11:12 AM
Replies: 7,683
Views: 2,512,588
Posted By -W-
Weekend trip

Did a little weekend trip:

http://i638.photobucket.com/albums/uu108/vWv/General/BaoMaoKirkas.jpg

http://i638.photobucket.com/albums/uu108/vWv/General/BaoMaoHanki.jpg
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-14-2012, 12:22 PM
Replies: 1,466
Views: 380,075
Posted By -W-
Finally MORE SNOW!!

What a day, what a day..:freaky

http://i638.photobucket.com/albums/uu108/vWv/Kuvajahti/Umpista2.jpg

http://i638.photobucket.com/albums/uu108/vWv/Kuvajahti/Umpista1.jpg
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-14-2012, 12:19 PM
Replies: 7,683
Views: 2,512,588
Posted By -W-
Finally MORE SNOW!!

What a day, what a day..!:freaky

Exhausted like hell, but damn it was nice to explore some "deeper" snow trails & roads! FINALLY we have a proper winter! :lol3
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-11-2012, 09:31 AM
Replies: 7,683
Views: 2,512,588
Posted By -W-
I sure do - in some ways winter is the best time...

I sure do - in some ways winter is the best time for motorcycling! :clap

http://vimeo.com/8896446

http://vimeo.com/18122897

(those have been here already earlier)

...but not with...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-10-2012, 02:38 AM
Replies: 7,683
Views: 2,512,588
Posted By -W-
Primary tyres are at the moment Trelleborg XT-444...

Primary tyres are at the moment Trelleborg XT-444 (with winter compound) at front with 8mm long enduro spikes (300 per tyre) and Trelleborg Army Special at rear (normal compound which sucks -> too...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-09-2012, 01:00 PM
Replies: 1,466
Views: 380,075
Posted By -W-
First winter ride this year..

http://i638.photobucket.com/albums/uu108/vWv/Kuvajahti/Ensilumi2012.jpg

Hopefully we get more snow soon! This winter has been extremely bad what comes to snow compared last two ones..:cry
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-09-2012, 12:57 PM
Replies: 7,683
Views: 2,512,588
Posted By -W-
First winter ride this year..

http://i638.photobucket.com/albums/uu108/vWv/Kuvajahti/Ensilumi2012.jpg

Hopefully we get more snow soon! :super
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-17-2011, 03:28 AM
Replies: 613
Views: 88,790
Posted By -W-
FinStrom is right. That way the ridigity of...

FinStrom is right.

That way the ridigity of the fork isn't just as good as the stock forks have, which ofcourse isn't that nice thing in this heavy bike.. Different thing is that do you notice it...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-13-2011, 06:39 AM
Replies: 7,683
Views: 2,512,588
Posted By -W-
:lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3

:lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-13-2011, 06:32 AM
Replies: 7,683
Views: 2,512,588
Posted By -W-
It is quite simple in a way.. You just...

It is quite simple in a way..


You just first built front and rear suspension to have 270mm of travel. Then you make couple of sets spacers for fork damping rod and rear shock rod. To have 250m...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-12-2011, 09:34 AM
Replies: 7,683
Views: 2,512,588
Posted By -W-
Well travel and ground clearance ar a bit...

Well travel and ground clearance ar a bit different thing, but basically it goes like this..:



1. First you take some stuff away from the bike:
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-11-2011, 11:15 AM
Replies: 613
Views: 88,790
Posted By -W-
Of course the ride height will be increased also...

Of course the ride height will be increased also if you don't move the forks in the triples.

My forks were originally mounted higher for a short while to compensate the increased travel until I...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-11-2011, 07:50 AM
Replies: 613
Views: 88,790
Posted By -W-
F800GS has slonger fork tubes than normal...

F800GS has slonger fork tubes than normal "racing" dirtbikes, even though it has 230mm of fork travel and dirt bikes have 300mm.

This means thst if you put Aprilia RXV, BMW G450X, Beta, Husqvarna...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-11-2011, 07:37 AM
Replies: 7,683
Views: 2,512,588
Posted By -W-
Enduro riding in Lapland

Wouldn't recommend of trying this all by your own with stock F800GS... :lol3

http://i638.photobucket.com/albums/uu108/vWv/Kuvajahti/KiinniUrassa.jpg
Got stuck about million times even she is...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-15-2011, 06:32 AM
Replies: 613
Views: 88,790
Posted By -W-
Shiver 45 (ChiTown -> look for Shiver 45, not 46...

Shiver 45 (ChiTown -> look for Shiver 45, not 46 like Gangplank said since there is no such Shiver) has bottom out "sircuit" which isn't "actual" sircuit. It is a conical cup at the top of the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-26-2011, 10:34 PM
Replies: 613
Views: 88,790
Posted By -W-
I'm sorry Griz, but I haven't got a single idea...

I'm sorry Griz, but I haven't got a single idea what do you mean by "No suck thing as a WP for an F800GS thing a while back"...?:huh Or are you referring to somebody else 's earlier post..?

...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-24-2011, 10:41 PM
Replies: 613
Views: 88,790
Posted By -W-
Yes they can. With RXV Shivers (or any other...

Yes they can. With RXV Shivers (or any other Shivers which originally have 300mm of travel in dirt bikes) you can go all the way up to 270mm of fork travel in F8GS if you want.

I have been having...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-23-2011, 06:00 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,515
Posted By -W-
Not true. I have done Shiver conversion...

Not true.


I have done Shiver conversion to my front forks (=changed the internals) and I can have the fork travel all the way up to 270mm.

Currently I am having 250mm of travel at the front...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-05-2011, 07:58 AM
Replies: 7,683
Views: 2,512,588
Posted By -W-
Unfortunatelly not...:(: Way too much things...

Unfortunatelly not...:(: Way too much things going on at the moment (=no time). Maybe in the winter, who knows..

So you'll just have to settle for couple of more pictures and thats it..:thumb
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-04-2011, 05:46 AM
Replies: 7,683
Views: 2,512,588
Posted By -W-
Well here you go...: ...

Well here you go...:


http://i638.photobucket.com/albums/uu108/vWv/Kuvajahti/Kukkula.jpg

http://i638.photobucket.com/albums/uu108/vWv/Kuvajahti/Balkkaninreissu2011126.jpg
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-03-2011, 07:05 AM
Replies: 7,683
Views: 2,512,588
Posted By -W-
From the two week Balkan trip... ...

From the two week Balkan trip...

http://i638.photobucket.com/albums/uu108/vWv/Kuvajahti/Vuoristo.jpg


http://i638.photobucket.com/albums/uu108/vWv/Kuvajahti/Balkan_SL702289.jpg
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-16-2011, 11:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,096
Posted By -W-
Ultimate... .. . ? :huh :poser:poser:poser

Ultimate... .. . ? :huh

:poser:poser:poser
Forum: Ride reports 02-11-2011, 05:32 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 24,595
Posted By -W-
Today was the first time I felt that I would like...

Today was the first time I felt that I would like to have more wind protection than my 1" inch cut down stock winshield is offering..

Wind is pretty damn brutal to your forehead with MX-goggles at...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-02-2011, 04:10 PM
Replies: 7,683
Views: 2,512,588
Posted By -W-
Excatly my idea of "mall bike" too. One FE570 for...

Excatly my idea of "mall bike" too. One FE570 for me please!
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-02-2011, 02:15 PM
Replies: 7,683
Views: 2,512,588
Posted By -W-
I know that feeling rather well...:wink: ...

I know that feeling rather well...:wink:

Because there is no other way get peoples attension better than riding a big bike in winter! I have to ride some kilometers through the city before I can...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-02-2011, 01:43 PM
Replies: 7,683
Views: 2,512,588
Posted By -W-
My tyres have 5-8mm long glued studs/spikes with...

My tyres have 5-8mm long glued studs/spikes with hardened spike tips. No way of using screws or "normal non-glued" studs in those riding conditions. When your rear wheel is spinnig constantly...
Forum: Ride reports 02-02-2011, 01:34 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 24,595
Posted By -W-
Then at the second day I decided to test some...

Then at the second day I decided to test some deeper stuff... and that "some" took something like 10 hours in the end! :huh

It is a funny thing when you are riding something like 20km/h and your...
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