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Forum: Parallel Universe 06-10-2014, 12:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 838
Posted By LavaFrog
back ups

Well to a certain extent the shifter and brake levers have a better chance in the dirt than pavement at naptime. c-bars can only help so much and worth every dollar. Shifting never felt more smooth...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-03-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 863
Posted By LavaFrog
slightly used

Hey Inmates,

If there is anyone that is interested in a D3, slightly used will be selling for a great price. If interested pm me I can send over some pictures. Sending from SF,CA area or can...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-20-2013, 12:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,466
Posted By LavaFrog
mt-21 and tkc 18 -

MT-21 was great in the dirt but not sure if it would have lasted for distance on the pavement which the TKC gave me on the California to Moab, for the GS trophy challange 2012, then back home as much...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-01-2013, 10:07 AM
Replies: 611
Views: 120,781
Posted By LavaFrog
2 F800GS in El Dorado National Forest ~ PiPi OHV

Some turns in the tight stuff on the big bikes. Wipeout cam...
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Forum: Parallel Universe 07-29-2013, 10:51 AM
Replies: 611
Views: 120,781
Posted By LavaFrog
Adventure ride camp/bbq in Sierra National Forest

A short video of the ride. <iframe src="//www.youtube.com/embed/exvgIoM4Oy0?rel=0" allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="480" width="853"></iframe>
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-17-2013, 12:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 860
Posted By LavaFrog
save your knobbies

I would say with 3-4k ride ahead of you-with Hogs, switch to Anakee2 which is a great in-between and save your knobbies for the good stuff. On the CA to Moab trip a new set of TKCs lasted me about...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-07-2013, 03:57 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,275
Posted By LavaFrog
spare change~

A long story short, for a all around 60/40 setup - Dakar front and K60 150rear would be a solid setup. For your hill, less psi than street psi would charge that hill with ease, stand up on pegs and...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-31-2013, 10:06 PM
Replies: 611
Views: 120,781
Posted By LavaFrog
Group Adventure Ride, Hydro Locked GS, motowash, downed trees..

An edit from one of the other riders of this shop ride a few weekends ago in Cali. It was getting dark we had 12 people left :eek1 going back was not an option..Across the river we go.. Haroldo is...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-05-2013, 11:10 PM
Replies: 611
Views: 120,781
Posted By LavaFrog
in that NinjaCow vid.. If the camera was not...

in that NinjaCow vid..
If the camera was not rolling and I didn't see the footage in slow-mo, I would swear it was a "Chupacabra" but , we were in Utah ~ at 22-23 seconds pause clip (view the 1080...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-30-2012, 12:10 PM
Replies: 611
Views: 120,781
Posted By LavaFrog
F800GS meets Cow - Moab trip 2012

<iframe src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/CLHdCJWGraI?rel=0" allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="480" width="853"></iframe>one dark night...my F8 was attacked.
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-17-2012, 01:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,292
Posted By LavaFrog
tool kit tire repair items- cheap and worth the space

Priceless items to include in your flat tire kit for in the bush tube changes -
1. Bar of soap(hotel size works) - beads are a bitch on k60
2. Not just a valve stem core extractor but a valve...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-17-2012, 01:03 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,423
Posted By LavaFrog
-1 tooth

~ a 15t front sprocket. a.k.a best mod for the buck. If its low-cost off-road choice(15t) otherwise the cha-ching choice commuter(Corbin heated seat) = 700mi.work weeks/200 weekend ADV miles.
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-13-2012, 09:05 PM
Replies: 611
Views: 120,781
Posted By LavaFrog
Moab, UT Onion Creek Trail - Rose Garden - Sept.2012

On the trip from CA to Moab, UT we had a chance to break from the Trophy Challenge. We found some water in the desert to play. Just a taste of the sweet riding in red zone.
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Forum: Parallel Universe 05-06-2012, 01:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,385
Posted By LavaFrog
Kept the chain sized the same as original. This...

Kept the chain sized the same as original. This is my third chain, after I changed front gear and rear sprocket #2 the master link was bent causing issue like a stuck link(which elongated the connect...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-06-2012, 10:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,385
Posted By LavaFrog
using 21"/17"(15t/42t) and 21"/18"(15t/45t)

whoops just did a check in the garage, wipes dirt.. had to nuke last post could not adjust title -

using 21"/17"(15t/42t) and 21"/18"(15t/45t)
I just use the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-06-2012, 11:27 PM
Replies: 611
Views: 120,781
Posted By LavaFrog
F800GS x2 Backwood Adventures in CAli

AAA~<iframe src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/2et2t0gLpYc" allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="720" width="1280"></iframe>
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-19-2011, 08:51 PM
Replies: 611
Views: 120,781
Posted By LavaFrog
good eye

Wondered the same thing while editing. A few clips later you can see light on / ABS is off. I did let him know not a good spot for ABS and added ~ make sure i have my camera rolling, next time :lol3 ...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-19-2011, 08:25 PM
Replies: 611
Views: 120,781
Posted By LavaFrog
December 18- Shop Ride Briceburg to Buck Meadows

An quick Edit from this weekends shop ride in Cali. with a mix of GS riders and some KLRs from a Tiger 800XC pov.<iframe src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/I-IkFAmhVys?hd=1" allowfullscreen=""...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-15-2011, 10:06 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,715
Posted By LavaFrog
after 17k

wear marks
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-15-2011, 09:44 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,715
Posted By LavaFrog
Corbin sideshot and 17k miles later

Lucky to be able to visit Corbin and Julio and get this dialed in for my 31"inseam-back in May of 2010 at 10k miles. Leather is what you want and wears well, I kinda like the character marks after...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-09-2011, 01:59 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 19,135
Posted By LavaFrog
doh.. ribbet - half beak?

Those who know my type of riding there is not much room between the ground and bike. So protect external lights on a F8. hmm not much room. So FrogFace it is. :eek1
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-09-2011, 01:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,682
Posted By LavaFrog
more than a seat belt

I'm sure any belt might work. However, my friend Carl showed me how to use a cut up 10" seat belt to wrap filter, then use a vise grip-long nose pliers work also, twist with additional force on the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-28-2011, 10:23 PM
Replies: 611
Views: 120,781
Posted By LavaFrog
Part 2 of the Yosemite single track and snotty snow

The single track section & snow - Buck Meadows, Yosemite from the 21st. Some of the best riding of the year. Pretty rad camera footage from Gail & the Drift170. My f8 took a few naps. I need more...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-23-2011, 11:21 AM
Replies: 611
Views: 120,781
Posted By LavaFrog
Yosemite National Forest and 2 F8's

from Mondays ride - cool colors out. Have a great Thanksgiving ADV inmates!
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Forum: Parallel Universe 11-11-2011, 09:02 PM
Replies: 611
Views: 120,781
Posted By LavaFrog
Drift170 some single track testing the cam

Gails edit and footage...<iframe src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/dB7zULwZzP4" allowfullscreen="" width="853" frameborder="0" height="480"></iframe>
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-10-2011, 12:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,816
Posted By LavaFrog
in a pinch

On Monday, we hit the dirt and stopped to let some air out. My pressure of rear tire was already at 25. doh oh'..
To make things easier the culprit was a few inches from the nipple..well the rubber...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-10-2011, 12:14 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 26,450
Posted By LavaFrog
Pivot Pegz and TT shift in action

Took some footage...to see what was going on down at the shifter / pegs. So I clipped the Contour on the crashbars for a look see. Finding the passenger pegs handy for those slight uphill climbs,...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-09-2011, 12:23 PM
Replies: 611
Views: 120,781
Posted By LavaFrog
mud puddles snow and 2 F800GS

<iframe src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/AbMn0GZ2V-k" allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="720" width="1280"></iframe> I am impressed with the Drift170 - this was my buddies new camera and the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-09-2011, 09:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,489
Posted By LavaFrog
2 cents

Was very happy with the Kenda BB front been through 2. Found the k60 front to be squirrely in the gravel / mud / clay, but now I just tried this Pirelli Scorpion Rally front. Right off the bat,...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-16-2011, 10:09 PM
Replies: 611
Views: 120,781
Posted By LavaFrog
above Mariposa

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a little bouldering and night decent on the F8
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-12-2011, 09:40 AM
Replies: 1,708
Views: 296,865
Posted By LavaFrog
only a few things stop the k60, temporarily :)

-- about 5k on the 150 so far... This past weekend took a 240mile motocamp ride- yesterday thunder & lightning, in 50 miles of downpour on wet forest road pavement, pine needles, branches, some tar...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-31-2011, 01:33 PM
Replies: 7,577
Views: 2,463,694
Posted By LavaFrog
Sonora Pass

Went to Bridgeport on a group ride(hwy49>108>395), checked out Bodie "GhostTown", then hooked up with some pals at BrightonFlat campground, then back up over the top again since Rene & Pig had never...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-26-2011, 08:20 PM
Replies: 611
Views: 120,781
Posted By LavaFrog
low view

scouting some trails near Soda Springs<EMBED height=390 type=application/x-shockwave-flash width=640 src=http://www.youtube.com/v/Ozw2rrY1usk?version=3&hl=en_US&rel=0&hd=1 allowfullscreen="true"...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-17-2011, 01:57 PM
Replies: 7,577
Views: 2,463,694
Posted By LavaFrog
F8 vs. tank

f8 vs. tank
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-17-2011, 01:52 PM
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Views: 2,463,694
Posted By LavaFrog
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-17-2011, 01:48 PM
Replies: 7,577
Views: 2,463,694
Posted By LavaFrog
Hwy49

after Downieville
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-17-2011, 01:46 PM
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Views: 2,463,694
Posted By LavaFrog
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-17-2011, 01:44 PM
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Views: 2,463,694
Posted By LavaFrog
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-17-2011, 01:41 PM
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Posted By LavaFrog
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-17-2011, 01:38 PM
Replies: 7,577
Views: 2,463,694
Posted By LavaFrog
Kirkwood , CA

May 21 @7800'
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