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Forum: Parallel Universe 01-27-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,454
Posted By FNMAN
Montana

Mounted mine with Touratech locking mount. Love it.

:clap
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-31-2013, 08:52 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 9,079
Posted By FNMAN
Ohlins Rear Pricing?

Where is the best place to buy a Ohlins Rear shock?

Thanks,
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-30-2013, 06:42 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 397
Posted By FNMAN
Eurosport BMW in Asheville Rocks!

I was riding in the Asheville, NC area last week when I had an off raod excursion on the Blue Ridge Parkway that folded up my front wheel.

I had the bike towed to Eurosport BMW in Asheville at...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-11-2013, 07:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 904
Posted By FNMAN
Rocky Mtn

I have them and love them. Sorry no pics yet.
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 08-06-2013, 11:36 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,278
Posted By FNMAN
Tracks in Western North Carolina

I am looking for some good tracks west of Asheville to about the Tennessee line.

Thanks,

Ken
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-25-2013, 06:11 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 25,528
Posted By FNMAN
TT Low Seat

The Touratech low seat is lower than the BMW low seat in my opinion. I love the TT low seat and can ride all day without a sore butt.

Be aware that your knees will be cramped. I had to purchase...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-07-2013, 03:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 851
Posted By FNMAN
Seat

I love mine. I can ride all day without getting sore.

Cheers!:clap
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-29-2012, 08:12 AM
Replies: 11,080
Views: 1,186,635
Posted By FNMAN
Thank you Sir!

Thank you Sir!
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-29-2012, 07:25 AM
Replies: 11,080
Views: 1,186,635
Posted By FNMAN
Display Rotates-Vibration Issues?

This happened all weekend. The faster I rode the more the display rotated . If I held on to it as I rode, it seemed to stop and stabilize.

I looked back through the thread but could not find a...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-04-2012, 08:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,404
Posted By FNMAN
Sorry, you're right. Mt bad. BTW the...

Sorry, you're right.

Mt bad. BTW the metric system sucks!
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-02-2012, 06:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,404
Posted By FNMAN
No, that is the amount of drop you get with these...

No, that is the amount of drop you get with these springs because they are progressive and allow for a certain amount of "sag". Does not sound like much but it is. Basically 50mm is an inch. So easy...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-13-2012, 07:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,404
Posted By FNMAN
I've done it all....

I started with the Touratech low seat, cut rear coil and dropped the foks in the clamps. Worked well with getting the bike lower but I still had issues with bottoming out in the front and overall...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-17-2012, 10:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 463
Posted By FNMAN
Touratech Low Seat

I love my Touratech low seat. I can ride all day with no soreness or issues.

I highly recommend this seat.

:clap
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-12-2012, 08:51 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,836
Posted By FNMAN
Two Fingers

I just cut mine down. Works great. Wunderlich levers are awesome but $179 per is too high for me.
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-19-2012, 10:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 623
Posted By FNMAN
Wirth Progressive Springs

Anyone have experience with these? $162 seems reasonable, even from Touratech.
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-23-2012, 10:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,291
Posted By FNMAN
+2 wow!

Whole lotta beer,,,waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa gotta whole lotta beer....waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-19-2012, 07:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,291
Posted By FNMAN
Lowered Footpegs-What do you have?

I need some lowered footpegs. Any suggestions?Thanks,
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-21-2012, 01:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,275
Posted By FNMAN
On removing the fork spacers to lower 1" in the...

On removing the fork spacers to lower 1" in the front, is there anything special I need to know to do this? Add oil etc? Special tools?

Thanks,
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-17-2012, 02:45 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,275
Posted By FNMAN
I also cut the rear spring. Worked for me. I...

I also cut the rear spring. Worked for me. I would like to get better srpings/cartridges for the front next.
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-26-2012, 11:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,331
Posted By FNMAN
I have them. They Rock! No more hand cramping. ...

I have them. They Rock! No more hand cramping.

Cheers:clap
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-15-2011, 07:31 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,246
Posted By FNMAN
+1 for the Wunderlich. Nice rain cover for...

+1 for the Wunderlich. Nice rain cover for downpours, great bag overall, well worth the money.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-06-2011, 07:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,282
Posted By FNMAN
+1 I went down about 30 MPH on a gravel road and...

+1 I went down about 30 MPH on a gravel road and no damage with the Touratech guards. I really believe that these are the best I have seen (with optional bodywork guard) I have a 30" inseam and I...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-19-2011, 06:20 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,439
Posted By FNMAN
F800 GS vs KLR

I think you look bunched up on the KLR. I rode with a friend today who rides a KLR. I knew that he was wanting to ride my GS so we traded for a few miles and he was blown away. He liked the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-19-2011, 08:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,707
Posted By FNMAN
If you were going to run factory springs, what...

If you were going to run factory springs, what length of spacer would you install to improve the front ends ability to grip better in the corners?
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-18-2011, 06:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,707
Posted By FNMAN
Stock Springs

If you were going to do these spacers for a stock spring set up, what length would you use? Also, what size is the I.D. of the fork tube? What size PVC do I buy?

I guess I am the test...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-16-2011, 02:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,338
Posted By FNMAN
Thanks

Thanks everyone, I bought some 1 3/4" 3 months ago. I love them!
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-08-2011, 07:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,476
Posted By FNMAN
Arkansas Ride

I had a great time! Probably one of my favorite rides yet. The scenery was awesome, nobody got hurt and everybody got along and enjoyed each other. The ol' DRZ gave us fits but Jonathan promises...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-03-2011, 06:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,798
Posted By FNMAN
Luggage

I am running Zega Pro's and I love them. I also run a Storm/Pelican case as a top case.

I am aware of the issues with leg entrapment and I have had Wolfman Bags on another bike but there is just...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-08-2011, 09:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,607
Posted By FNMAN
Anyone have Experience with Pirelli Scorpion Rally Tires?

http://images.motorcycle-superstore.com/ProductImages/300/0000-Pirelli-Scorpion-Rally-Rear-Tire---.jpg...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-05-2011, 05:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 538
Posted By FNMAN
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-05-2011, 05:34 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 63,660
Posted By FNMAN
Torque Specs for rear shock bolts?

Help please!

I need toque specs for rear shock bolts.

Thanks,
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-04-2011, 11:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 769
Posted By FNMAN
Thanks! That is great news.:clap

Thanks! That is great news.:clap
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-04-2011, 09:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 769
Posted By FNMAN
Is This Still a Viable Way to Lower Suspension?

I found this posted several years ago. Is this process of cutting the rear spring and lowering the fork tubes in the triple clamp a viable way of lowering the F800 suspension without losing...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-17-2011, 05:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,149
Posted By FNMAN
I have the adventure model.

I have the adventure model.
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-16-2011, 05:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,149
Posted By FNMAN
I wear one because I have a herniated disc in my...

I wear one because I have a herniated disc in my neck due to being hit by a car while on my bycycle years ago. Two weeks ago while on a duel sport ride, I went down on a loose gravel road at about...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-12-2011, 01:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,447
Posted By FNMAN
I have a 30" inseam and I have to do the "kick"...

I have a 30" inseam and I have to do the "kick" to get my leg over if I have my top case on.

From what I have heard about BMW stands, I would limit the amount of "peg assisted" mounting.
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-08-2011, 07:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,943
Posted By FNMAN
Touratech Low Seat

I know you are tall but I just wanted to say I love my TT low seat. I did about 10-11 hours on it two Saturdays ago and had no soreness or issues with the seat. Also, I was sweating my butt off...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-04-2011, 07:42 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,860
Posted By FNMAN
You bought the right bike

I did a 500 mile 60% Tarmac/40% dirt/gravel ride this last weekend. Other than a KTM 950SE, I was the largest, heaviest bike there. Everything else was a thumper of 650 or less displacement. ...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-01-2011, 07:34 AM
Replies: 1,708
Views: 298,441
Posted By FNMAN
Rode New K60's This Weekend

Went on a 500 mile ride, 60% Tarmac 40% gravel/dirt. Tires worked great! I was able to keep up with much lighter and more nimble bikes. I was a little under pressured on the front for a while (19...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-15-2011, 11:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,421
Posted By FNMAN
Clutch Issues-New Insight

Folks,

I have a friend who is a service manager at a BMW dealership and he told me to make sure I always had slack in my clutch cable so that there was a little wiggle in the lever before it...
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