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Forum: Hacks 11-13-2012, 03:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,273
Posted By mtm100
Thanks for all the replys. The dealer replaced...

Thanks for all the replys. The dealer replaced the battery. With any luck this one will last a little longer.
Forum: Hacks 11-08-2012, 04:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,273
Posted By mtm100
Thanks for the replys. Battery seems to hold...

Thanks for the replys. Battery seems to hold 12.71 volts for a few days. Draw on battery with everything off is
.00036ma. seems pretty low. So I took the battery out and am having it tested at the...
Forum: Hacks 11-06-2012, 08:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,273
Posted By mtm100
Ural Battery

I have 2012 Gear Up and now that is getting cold in my garage the battery doesn't seem to hold a charge.
After 2 weeks of sitting the battery won't turn the motor over. I can kick it and it starts...
Forum: Hacks 08-16-2012, 01:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,938
Posted By mtm100
1964 Wheel Horse, (round hood)

1964 Wheel Horse, (round hood)
Forum: Hacks 08-16-2012, 11:30 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,938
Posted By mtm100
Thanks for all the replies. Lots to think about....

Thanks for all the replies. Lots to think about. I spoke with Claude before I bought the Ural.
He thought the Ural might be a good place for me to start. And it is. I will have him build me a rig if...
Forum: Hacks 08-15-2012, 07:29 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,938
Posted By mtm100
Sidecar Advice

I bought my first rig this spring. A Ural Gear up. I've been riding it most everyday and took the advanced sidecar
training class. The Ural has been as expected and I'm pretty happy with it. The UDL...
Forum: Equipment 06-20-2012, 08:26 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,033
Posted By mtm100
I just orderd the stock version for my Sargent...

I just orderd the stock version for my Sargent R1200GS seat. I did mention in the order that it was for a Sargent seat. Hope the stock one fits or they send what I need. Guess I should have called.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-18-2012, 08:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,139
Posted By mtm100
My last 2 GS's have had factory TPM. They seem to...

My last 2 GS's have had factory TPM. They seem to work OK.

I added this system to a 02KRS before BMW offered TPM.

http://www.smartire.com/motorcycles

This system was great. If I were...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-15-2012, 07:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,275
Posted By mtm100
I've used one of these for years. Still like new...

I've used one of these for years. Still like new and packs down a little larger than the size of a can of soda.

http://www.gezagear.com/
Forum: GS Boxers 05-09-2012, 08:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 832
Posted By mtm100
Not to slam my dealer. They are very good to me....

Not to slam my dealer. They are very good to me. They ordered a new exhaust flapper but the part had to
come from Germany. I suspect they ordered it on my word. I now really don't think its the...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-09-2012, 07:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 832
Posted By mtm100
2012 R1200GS Engine noise

Hi All,

Just purchased a new GS. My second. Loving it. A great bike.

Since new I've had a mechanical rattle at 4000 rpm. Not constant
but repeatable. At first I thought it was the exhaust...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-06-2012, 05:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,912
Posted By mtm100
I have a set of Hepco and Becker crash bars in...

I have a set of Hepco and Becker crash bars in silver I just took off my 08 GS I'll part with.
Perfect condition. PM me if your interested. I have the lower engine guards only. No tank protection,
Forum: GS Boxers 02-09-2012, 05:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,226
Posted By mtm100
Thanks to everyone that replied. I have lots to...

Thanks to everyone that replied. I have lots to consider now.
Great forum!
Forum: GS Boxers 02-07-2012, 07:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,226
Posted By mtm100
LED Light Advice

I just bought a 2012 GS to replace my 08 and I'd like to upgrade the PIAA 1100X's I've used for years.
I'm happy with the light output of the 1100x's but I burn out bulbs a lot. I mostly use the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-28-2010, 10:03 AM
Replies: 631
Views: 97,156
Posted By mtm100
Hi Dockingpilot, First of all. Thanks for...

Hi Dockingpilot,

First of all. Thanks for all the ground work. Its been a big help.

I too went the Bitubo route and am happy with them for my needs.
Have you checked to see if they can be...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-17-2009, 11:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,095
Posted By mtm100
My bike has had this same problem since new. Wish...

My bike has had this same problem since new. Wish I could say I found the answer, but I havent. I HAVE checked balance and tire/rim runout. All are
fine. After 3000mi on the stock Anakee's I...
Forum: Beasts 12-16-2009, 06:56 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,435
Posted By mtm100
Husky SM610.

Husky SM610.
Forum: Beasts 12-15-2009, 04:57 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 26,323
Posted By mtm100
I was one of the lucky ones. I got one from the...

I was one of the lucky ones. I got one from the first shipment to the US.
Orange sealant and all. I put over 3000 mi on it without a single problem.
This bike is not for everyone but for those who...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-02-2009, 06:45 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,009
Posted By mtm100
Thanks for the replies. On my 1200GS and many...

Thanks for the replies. On my 1200GS and many other road bikes plugging
a flat has worked great for me in the past. I recently installed a set of
TKC's on my F800. They were a pain to get on the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-02-2009, 06:00 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,009
Posted By mtm100
Easy to plug a puncture with a tubeless tire....

Easy to plug a puncture with a tubeless tire. Sorry I thought it was obvious.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-02-2009, 05:32 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,009
Posted By mtm100
F800GS Tubeless

Anyone converted their F800 to tubeless yet?
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-11-2009, 07:05 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 21,721
Posted By mtm100
For what it worth. We have 4 new 800's and 2 new...

For what it worth. We have 4 new 800's and 2 new 990's and one new
Vstrom. All the owners seem to be happy with their bikes. The 800
seems to be the best choise for most. The KTM seems very tall...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-10-2009, 02:28 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 21,721
Posted By mtm100
If you live outside of Boston then you may have...

If you live outside of Boston then you may have heard of MotoMarket.
Thursdays nights there are usually several owners of both. Like me on a
F800. Feel free to ask questions.
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-09-2009, 04:29 AM
Replies: 523
Views: 76,258
Posted By mtm100
What was wrong with your gas gage?

What was wrong with your gas gage?
Forum: Beasts 10-08-2009, 08:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,273
Posted By mtm100
Another view

Another view
Forum: Beasts 10-08-2009, 08:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,273
Posted By mtm100
I've had the Trax luggage for several months now...

I've had the Trax luggage for several months now and love them.
They look and work great. They do stick out a little more than some
but doesn't matter much to me. All these bags make getting on and...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-29-2009, 06:02 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 10,854
Posted By mtm100
I weigh all my bikes on a good bathroom scale and...

I weigh all my bikes on a good bathroom scale and have then checked
several at NH Speedway scales to confirm. The bathroom scales
get very close within a pound or two. Here are a few of my measured...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-21-2009, 11:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,157
Posted By mtm100
I'm going to try for next weekend...

I'm going to try for next weekend though....[/quote]

I going to give it a shot too. Would anyone have a route or tracks
from last weekend?

Thanks,
Mark
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-18-2009, 09:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,394
Posted By mtm100
I'll check that thread. Thanks I'll be...

I'll check that thread. Thanks
I'll be interested to hear what you see.

Thanks,
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-18-2009, 04:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,394
Posted By mtm100
F800 Air Filter

Has anyone replaced the OEM? I've been riding in a lot of very fine dust.
My dirt bikes of the past all has a oiled foam air filters. Wouldn't that be better than the OEM? Any foam air filters for...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-15-2009, 10:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,486
Posted By mtm100
F800 Rear Shock

How many have replaced their rear shock? What options are out there?
I'm having a hard time finding much of a choice.

Thanks,
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-10-2009, 09:04 AM
Replies: 1,528
Views: 266,642
Posted By mtm100
Anything new on this problem? Hope you got it all...

Anything new on this problem? Hope you got it all worked out John.
I recently installed the Bitubo setup in the forks and it works great.
Now I need a rear shock but am waiting to see how this...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-08-2009, 11:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 747
Posted By mtm100
There are 2 good sized weights on the rim but as...

There are 2 good sized weights on the rim but as mentioned the wheel has
a near perfect balance when I checked it. And I'm real fussy when I balance a front tire. I'm thinking this may be a 21" Bias...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-08-2009, 07:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 747
Posted By mtm100
F800 front tire hopping

Anyone else seen this? I took the front wheel off and checked the balance.
It's spot on. Rim is true but the tire looks to be out of round by about 1/8
of a inch. Checked a buddies and his is about...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-03-2009, 04:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 505
Posted By mtm100
I tried to find a longer bolt for my F800 (same...

I tried to find a longer bolt for my F800 (same as R1200 I believe) and found
it was a stramge pitch and not easy to find. I ended up making the stock
bolt work. If you need to know the size I can...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-01-2009, 11:40 AM
Replies: 540
Views: 217,817
Posted By mtm100
Yup, No problems at all.

Yup, No problems at all.
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-29-2009, 02:57 PM
Replies: 631
Views: 97,156
Posted By mtm100
I've got mine in and a great improvment as...

I've got mine in and a great improvment as stated. The ride height increase
is killing me though. I tried to turn the preload and couldn't easily so I figured it was out all the way. Then had to...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-17-2009, 10:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 866
Posted By mtm100
Thanks for the search tool advice. I use it...

Thanks for the search tool advice. I use it frequently and find it of little help. I hope you like your K60's. I would get them if they were still available. Look to be over a month away. So TKC's it...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-17-2009, 10:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,004
Posted By mtm100
The Aprilia SXV 550 engine is the lightest I've...

The Aprilia SXV 550 engine is the lightest I've heard of, but reliability could
be less than some. I heard lots of horror stories about that engine but I
ran one HARD for 3000mi without a single...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-17-2009, 05:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 866
Posted By mtm100
F800 Tire Advice

I've had my F800 since June, been riding it a lot in the dirt. Also been riding
it on the road quite a bit. My KTM buddies keep telling me I need to get
some knobbies although the Anakee's have...
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