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Forum: Parallel Universe 03-24-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 752
Posted By Tor
I had a clutch switch go bad on mine, with the...

I had a clutch switch go bad on mine, with the symptoms you have :1drink
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-19-2014, 04:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 552
Posted By Tor
"Lamp" sounds much less scary than...

"Lamp" sounds much less scary than "<service>SERVICE". Just leave a lamp out :lol3.</service>
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-02-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 944
Posted By Tor
Have used a Wolfman Rainier bag on my 800, and...

Have used a Wolfman Rainier bag on my 800, and haven't really noticed much scratching from it. Love that bag...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-08-2013, 09:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,803
Posted By Tor
or if you have your own bench grinder you can fix...

or if you have your own bench grinder you can fix one in 5 minutes.
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-14-2013, 10:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,152
Posted By Tor
lol, I used nearly the same technique, but I held...

lol, I used nearly the same technique, but I held the front wheel between my knees while I jerked the handlebars where I wanted them after installing a set of TT risers. Been straight since....
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-12-2013, 04:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,030
Posted By Tor
You're Welcome. Good Luck with your new ride :D.

You're Welcome. Good Luck with your new ride :D.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-03-2013, 05:16 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 20,787
Posted By Tor
Maybe it's just me, but it really don't sound...

Maybe it's just me, but it really don't sound like that great of an idea :deal
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-03-2013, 04:43 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,546
Posted By Tor
Using the same setup for bash plate and bar. Very...

Using the same setup for bash plate and bar. Very good quality.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-02-2013, 09:29 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,509
Posted By Tor
Which is why I hate the bastards with a passion...

Which is why I hate the bastards with a passion :deal
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-26-2013, 04:12 AM
Replies: 7,819
Views: 1,576,127
Posted By Tor
kinda like me? don't remember that decal from...

kinda like me? don't remember that decal from last time I saw your bike...:freaky
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-26-2013, 03:57 AM
Replies: 27,446
Views: 6,543,121
Posted By Tor
He should have bought a Dual Sport :evil

He should have bought a Dual Sport :evil
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-25-2013, 10:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 445
Posted By Tor
Strange. I have never had a single problem with...

Strange. I have never had a single problem with kick stand or center stand since I bought mine (May 2010) Hard to believe that that spring would stretch...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-25-2013, 10:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,669
Posted By Tor
I'm using a Sargent Enduro with Vintec cover, and...

I'm using a Sargent Enduro with Vintec cover, and I love it. The Vintec option is a lot grippier than the regular cover material.
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-25-2013, 10:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,662
Posted By Tor
Its because ya live in Bergen :-)

Its because ya live in Bergen :-)
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-14-2013, 06:32 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 10,426
Posted By Tor
Not sure. My dealer didn't hesitate replacing it...

Not sure. My dealer didn't hesitate replacing it under warranty though.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-19-2013, 02:58 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 10,426
Posted By Tor
I had the unit replaced under warranty on my...

I had the unit replaced under warranty on my 2010 F8GS a year or so back (high beam side). Sylvania 55W. It discolored the reflective surface black above the bulb. When I got the bike back, they...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-15-2013, 04:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,246
Posted By Tor
You would have more of a struggle on an 800GS due...

You would have more of a struggle on an 800GS due to the height of the bike.
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-25-2013, 11:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,746
Posted By Tor
Using M1 15W50 Gray Cap Synth. on the ST13 and...

Using M1 15W50 Gray Cap Synth. on the ST13 and the 8GS.
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-22-2013, 06:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,618
Posted By Tor
What kind of tires do you have up front?

What kind of tires do you have up front?
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-18-2013, 04:16 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,398
Posted By Tor
I might slap on a little one. Really don't think...

I might slap on a little one. Really don't think any significant dust is going to make it in there. The end of the hose is still in the same spot as the hose that was coming out of the canister....
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-17-2013, 06:29 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,398
Posted By Tor
No I didnt. This was just a brutal, without...

No I didnt. This was just a brutal, without anesthetic of any kind canisterectomy. I'll look for the one way check valve. Why would I need a filter on the vent? To prevent grime going into the vent...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-17-2013, 02:42 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,398
Posted By Tor
And the 12 pack of beer goes to...... ...

And the 12 pack of beer goes to......



Ebrabaek.

Removed:

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Forum: Parallel Universe 04-13-2013, 05:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,398
Posted By Tor
Ok, Erling, I'll take a look at the canister...

Ok, Erling, I'll take a look at the canister tomorrow and report back :-). This makes sense.
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-13-2013, 04:37 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,398
Posted By Tor
I have a similar issue on my 2010 f8gs, specially...

I have a similar issue on my 2010 f8gs, specially in hot weather. Starts up fine. After about 30 seconds or so, the engine starts to run very rough. It continues to do this for about 30 seconds, then...
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2013, 03:54 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 249
Posted By Tor
Who did I pass today near Tatum, SC

Close to Tatum, SC. You were riding a klr with what looked like orange pelican cases. Looked like you also had a sticker with zombie-hunter or something on it. I was riding a white f8gs southbound....
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-05-2013, 05:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,496
Posted By Tor
The 8GS is a good commuter IMO. I use mine all...

The 8GS is a good commuter IMO. I use mine all the time to ride to work with year round. 26 miles roundtrip, so not too far. Still saving gas though at 48-50 mpg, and of course its a lot more fun...
Forum: Ride reports 03-31-2013, 12:26 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 121,884
Posted By Tor
Outstanding report, Vasar. Keep it coming.

Outstanding report, Vasar. Keep it coming.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-24-2013, 05:57 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 9,621
Posted By Tor
Lost my left bag off the ST1300 on 101 a little...

Lost my left bag off the ST1300 on 101 a little south of Digby, NS in 2009. Wife behind me on her ST13, and all of a sudden I hear on the Autocom: "The BAAAAGGGGGGG!!!!". I looked in the left mirror,...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-18-2013, 05:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,910
Posted By Tor
My Adventure Spec bash plate I have to remove for...

My Adventure Spec bash plate I have to remove for oil change. I suspect you will on most other plates too.

So we covered the filter part, here is the oil part (this is what I feed the F8GS and my...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-17-2013, 06:37 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,812
Posted By Tor
Why are you selling them? Changing to different...

Why are you selling them? Changing to different cases? :ear
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-17-2013, 06:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,910
Posted By Tor
http://www.sportsbikeshop.co.uk/product_images/k&n...

http://www.sportsbikeshop.co.uk/product_images/k&n_oil_filter_kn-164.jpg

:freaky
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-04-2013, 05:52 PM
Replies: 4
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Views: 500
Posted By Tor
Correct. Shorter rear shock.

Correct. Shorter rear shock.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-29-2012, 04:05 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 9,437
Posted By Tor
Get a headlight modulator and hi-viz gear. They...

Get a headlight modulator and hi-viz gear. They even pull over sometimes, so I can pass.
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-16-2012, 07:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,962
Posted By Tor
Too pricey. Buy these...

Too pricey.

Buy these...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-16-2012, 07:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,942
Posted By Tor
I've used the f8gs side stand to break beads with...

I've used the f8gs side stand to break beads with success. You need a center stand though :deal.
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-24-2012, 10:00 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,780
Posted By Tor
I put the bike on the sidestand (no load), adjust...

I put the bike on the sidestand (no load), adjust until the chain touches the swing arm. Done. :D
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-17-2012, 04:15 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,131
Posted By Tor
The 1200 GSA is a touring bike with spoked wheels...

The 1200 GSA is a touring bike with spoked wheels (for about 80% of the 1200 GSA riders.)

I put about 6500 miles over 3 weeks on the 800GS last year going out west from SC, doing a lot.....of...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-22-2012, 06:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,435
Posted By Tor
Plenty of info here how to build your own tool...

Plenty of info here how to build your own tool kit. (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=392198)
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-11-2012, 05:20 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 9,828
Posted By Tor
Just hit 20000 miles a few days ago. Runs like a...

Just hit 20000 miles a few days ago. Runs like a Swiss watch. No problems at all. Feeding it a steady diet of Mobile 1 Synth. and K60 tires along with a strict maintenance schedule done by yours...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-30-2012, 09:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 802
Posted By Tor
+ 1....wife had to get the air out of her 650gs...

+ 1....wife had to get the air out of her 650gs after she picked it up from the dealer. Same symptoms as you describe.
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