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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-29-2011, 10:17 PM
Replies: 1,478
Views: 278,208
Vancouver Island

The Mountains of Strathcona Park, British Columbia, Canada
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-24-2011, 06:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,098
Thanx Dieselboy ill give it a try.

Thanx Dieselboy ill give it a try.
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-23-2011, 11:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,098
Same Problem

Well im glad it not just me!,ive gotta say i really dont like the feeling. My local mechanic checked it for me and says he can feel the shaking as well.He says its the tire as well but if it isnt the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-20-2011, 09:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,098
f800gs Front End Shake

The shaking did not occur till 12,700 kilometers. Not once did it shake before that time. So i thought the HEIDIS are worn out lets try a new set.Now its actually more pronounced. Its only felt on a...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-18-2011, 10:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,098
F800 gs Front End Shake

My Anniversary f800 gs has developed a weird shake in the front end when rolling slowly,either coming to a stop or starting out.You can see the windshield shaking its that pronounced.Now i dont want...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-16-2011, 11:45 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,038
F800gs Best All Around Bike

After ridin bikes for forty years,ten different bikes,road,enduro,motocross,i find the f800 to be the best allaround bike ive ever had.It has its quirks,but its so much of a pleasure every time i...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-15-2011, 12:05 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 26,455
K60s ,best all around Rubber.

Possibly the jagged edge logging roads we ride here on Vancouver Island. I know mine are pretty chewed up but overall im pretty satisfied .8400 kilometers Whaddaya think time for a new one?
Forum: Canada 06-03-2011, 08:35 AM
Replies: 874
Views: 75,258
Its too damm expensive ,thats why he was not...

Its too damm expensive ,thats why he was not covered!. Even if he was covered you know ICBC would do everything in their power to deny coverage.Another possibility is to find some road kill and smear...
Forum: Canada 05-31-2011, 05:15 PM
Replies: 874
Views: 75,258
i just insured today and was told a wipeout such...

i just insured today and was told a wipeout such as yours would only be covered if i had collision,comprehensive is not enough unless you had a collision with a animal. So my question is did ICBC...
Forum: Canada 05-31-2011, 09:23 AM
Replies: 874
Views: 75,258
Thanx Landro,been waiting for that info!

Thanx Landro,been waiting for that info!
Forum: Vendors 05-28-2011, 08:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,502
Thats Hilarious! If you find that suit let me...

Thats Hilarious! If you find that suit let me know!
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-25-2011, 06:18 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,050
Holan Pros

This is gonna be my last post on this issue.I received my replacement spacers and hex bolts. Bolts okay,spacers still the wrong size.They just would not fit flush against the engine.I had two...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-22-2011, 09:59 AM
Replies: 2,220
Views: 519,118
Love that Tenere! And the scenery is awesome too...

Love that Tenere! And the scenery is awesome too ,Hello from Canada!
Forum: Canada 05-22-2011, 09:25 AM
Replies: 874
Views: 75,258
Wow thats brutal. Ive encountered this once and...

Wow thats brutal. Ive encountered this once and awhile,and i know how it scares the crap out of a person.Glad you guys are allright. So are you telling me that icbc will cover this if you have...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-11-2011, 09:36 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,050
Holan Pros

Well i can see it gives you alot of grief,but it also does for me,ive got these bars sitting here and i cant put them on. I would be giving your suppliers an earfull. Any how ill let you know how it...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-09-2011, 04:08 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,050
Yes it does,im guessin some one has been drunk or...

Yes it does,im guessin some one has been drunk or high on the job lately hence all the wrong parts.Other than that what else could it be?
Forum: Canada 05-08-2011, 11:28 PM
Replies: 874
Views: 75,258
Hey Red Bastard,thats a good run!How was the...

Hey Red Bastard,thats a good run!How was the section between Lake Cowichan And Port Alberni,mainly did you encounter much logging traffic?Did you do this trip over two days? Someday try the north...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-08-2011, 11:21 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,050
Holan Pros

Thanx Rob,im awaiting my replacement parts and will let you know how it goes.My question would be ...does someone check the contents before mailing them out,or are the parts packaged at the plant? A...
Forum: Canada 05-04-2011, 01:07 PM
Replies: 874
Views: 75,258
Comox Lake Main

Done this many times in the past,but in recent years i have been denied entry by Guard Or Gates due to logging. I allways keep hopin they will be done down there but no such luck yet.Timberwest...
Forum: Canada 05-04-2011, 01:01 PM
Replies: 874
Views: 75,258
Horne lake,Cook Creek Loop

Tried last fall ,but a bridge was removed making it no longer a loop.I emailed Forestry and was advised that bridge would be replaced,any one know if it has yet? Used to love that loop!
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-03-2011, 11:22 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,050
[QUOTE=pattbo;15815858]I also ordered the Holan...

[QUOTE=pattbo;15815858]I also ordered the Holan Pro in January and was billed right away. I did not like being charged in January for something not shipped until March and told them about it. In...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-03-2011, 11:14 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,501
Wow

Wow thats extremely prohibitive! I think that is very unfair for you but i guess thats the way the market works.Do you see many f8s where you live?
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-03-2011, 11:09 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,501
Good on you ....you truly deserve it!

Good on you ....you truly deserve it!
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-03-2011, 11:03 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,501
Canadian F800 gs Anniversary Edition

MY 2010 F800GS cost me 17500 Canadian Dollars out the door taxes in. First Service was 300.00 dollars. Oh yea that included Heidenaus .Those street tires just dont cut it!
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-26-2011, 11:53 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,050
Yea them spacers are important,mine are the wrong...

Yea them spacers are important,mine are the wrong size as well.That confirms it guys ,ive never seen any thing like this before,how hard can it be to put the right mounting parts in the package.Ive...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-25-2011, 10:47 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,050
Holan Pros

Mine came in a beat up box but the bars were not marked at all.I would not be happy either,it should be be us beating up the bars ,lol.How about your mounting bits were they all correct?
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-22-2011, 08:08 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,050
Holan Pros

Let us know how it goes in the end!
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-22-2011, 10:17 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,050
Holan Pros

HEY Zaner no apology needed,i agree with you completely,im sick and tired of that shit too!. CANADIANS are constantly getting ripped off.IM just watchin tv and theres a lineup three hours long to get...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-21-2011, 10:00 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,050
Holan Pros

Thats funny Zaner,my box was beat to hell as well,i thought some one was bringing garbage to the front door!The bars are okay tho,just a piss off the wrong bolts and spacers came,4 pieces were...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-21-2011, 11:57 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,050
Holan Pros

Hey rony05,I could not beleive your post,and couldnt agree with you more.I live in canada as well and the exact same thing happened to me,i ordered 29th of January,they dinged my card then,three...
Forum: Ride reports 04-17-2011, 08:35 AM
Replies: 988
Views: 396,279
Peruvian Cops

Wow your dealings with the Police sounds like a script from a hollywood movie.I could feel my adrenalin flowin just by readin your post. Nothin like a good ole Peruvian Cop Chase! Man Those guys are...
Forum: Canada 04-13-2011, 08:45 AM
Replies: 874
Views: 75,258
Hey Squonker,thanx most of that one was shot...

Hey Squonker,thanx most of that one was shot above and around Buttle Lake in Strathcona Park. I was Told that logging road to the top was one of the most Difficult roads ever built. Some parts were...
Forum: Canada 04-13-2011, 08:34 AM
Replies: 874
Views: 75,258
Hey Gunnerbuck thanx for the invite.Lived in...

Hey Gunnerbuck thanx for the invite.Lived in Hardy for 10 years and want to check out all my old rides.Allways lookin for likeminded adventurers.
Forum: Canada 04-13-2011, 08:30 AM
Replies: 874
Views: 75,258
i can nearly go anywhere my old xt used to,but...

i can nearly go anywhere my old xt used to,but the beauty is when you hit the tar the f8 got a real sportbike feel. im allways goin too fast! thanx Pongo
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-07-2011, 12:56 PM
Replies: 2,220
Views: 519,118
Comox Valley Glacier

Heres a shot from Vancouver Island!
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-04-2011, 10:45 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 9,313
Maier splashguard

Hey Tippler ,i ordered them and i did not get hit up with any extra charges.My postie told me tons of stuff comes in Dutyfree.Any how Hello from a former Labradorian,Good OL Wabush!
Forum: Canada 04-04-2011, 09:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,336
Back roads mapbook

I bought one a few years ago for vancouver island and what ive found after exploring all over the island is that they are not updating them. Year after year i find roads deactivated, unusable,or...
Forum: Ride reports 04-02-2011, 10:41 AM
Replies: 988
Views: 396,279
How about those seats?

Hi there from a fellow f800gs rider up here in Courtenay British Columbia,Been following your adventure from the very beginning. This is the trip of a lifetime for you and i gotta say im very...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-31-2011, 10:37 AM
Replies: 568
Views: 161,355
F800 gs Fender Disaster

First ride of the season is Like Christmas Mornin For a BIG kid!
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-31-2011, 09:32 AM
Replies: 568
Views: 161,355
F800 gs Fender Disaster

Thanx Guys ,i just wanted to get somefeedback on this and i gotta say i was impressed as to how fast BMW got involved. Lets see what they come up with,im sure they are concerned.Mean while its just...
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