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Forum: Racing 04-12-2013, 04:40 PM
Replies: 5,469
Views: 429,775
Posted By spoof
Everything about that watch commercial is...

Everything about that watch commercial is idiotic.

Except for the Ural. That's the real chick magnet.
Forum: Racing 04-03-2013, 08:25 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 20,645
Posted By spoof
I think we're just lucky that we can't see where...

I think we're just lucky that we can't see where Jorge and Marc have their hands.
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-11-2009, 09:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,378
Posted By spoof
Why not just show the kids down at the track what...

Why not just show the kids down at the track what can be done on the stock wheel size. People are generally surprised. You won't win actual races, but you'll hand plenty of GSXRs their asses on a hot...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-19-2009, 08:33 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 8,906
Posted By spoof
FWIW, I love riding in torrential downpours....

FWIW, I love riding in torrential downpours. Wicked, stupid love it.

Not in the way that I get excited about leaving my house in one, but when I'm on the open road and I get trapped, my mouth...
Forum: Beasts 03-08-2009, 02:57 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,069
Posted By spoof
I'd do it on my 800 GS, but that's what I have...

I'd do it on my 800 GS, but that's what I have now. I would have happily done it on my Buell XB12X--my previous bike--and it would have been a pleasure.

If, like you, I were buying a bike for this...
Forum: Equipment 02-15-2009, 03:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,810
Posted By spoof
I consider the medium to be HUGE. I bought it a...

I consider the medium to be HUGE. I bought it a few years ago and wish very much that I had bought the small.
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-15-2009, 09:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,882
Posted By spoof
On the stock 800 screen?

On the stock 800 screen?
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-08-2009, 02:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,366
Posted By spoof
Should work just to do it from a hose fitting....

Should work just to do it from a hose fitting....
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-27-2009, 04:59 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,416
Posted By spoof
There have been Antenna Ring problems on GS8s....

There have been Antenna Ring problems on GS8s. Probably remedied now, but at this early stage i would travel with a spare if I were leaving civilization for long or heading south of the border.
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-19-2009, 05:14 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 120,746
Posted By spoof
Love the Renazco on my DRZ. LOVE. If I ever...

Love the Renazco on my DRZ. LOVE.

If I ever get a new seat for the 800GS, it'll be Renazco.
Forum: Beasts 01-17-2009, 06:40 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,860
Posted By spoof
I've just recently traded my XB12X in on an...

I've just recently traded my XB12X in on an 800gs.

I expect to pay significantly more for parts and for the rare occasion that I have a dealer service of some kind performed.

I don't find the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-21-2008, 07:22 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 20,368
Posted By spoof
You guys are cute. I'd like to know more about...

You guys are cute. I'd like to know more about these "many people" and "most 'home mechanics'" who lay down the dosh for a brand new bikes and then screw them up out of ignorance. Sounds like a big,...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-20-2008, 05:23 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 20,368
Posted By spoof
:nod and being a "certified mechanic" has...

:nod

and being a "certified mechanic" has nothing zip nada zilch to do with it. But sheesh, hopefully the OP has just done his service or had it done and is over it all by now
Forum: Beasts 12-19-2008, 01:00 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 14,299
Posted By spoof
I owned a Buell Ulysses and a turbo Impreza GT...

I owned a Buell Ulysses and a turbo Impreza GT Wagon. Nice sleeper with a little more refinement than the WRX and a place to put my dogs. Enjoyed both vehicles immensely, but never thought of them as...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-17-2008, 10:07 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 20,368
Posted By spoof
Feel free to clarify what you're insinuating....

Feel free to clarify what you're insinuating. Doing your own regular maintenance cannot nullify your warranty in the United States. Makes no difference if you are a "certified" mechanic or not.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-17-2008, 06:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,403
Posted By spoof
No, you don't. But they won't hurt in the sand.

No, you don't. But they won't hurt in the sand.
Forum: Beasts 12-16-2008, 05:36 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 14,299
Posted By spoof
Still chuckling. Although every car that tries to...

Still chuckling. Although every car that tries to kill me is invariably a Subaru Forester or a PT Cruiser. Haven't had a wee strom have a go yet.
Forum: Beasts 12-16-2008, 05:36 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 14,299
Posted By spoof
:rofl He speaks the truth! ...

:rofl
He speaks the truth!
http://www.theautochannel.com/media/photos/subaru/1998/98_subaru_forester.jpg
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-15-2008, 10:08 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 20,368
Posted By spoof
Lies, lies, lies, lies...

Lies, lies, lies, lies (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Magnuson-Moss_Warranty_Act)
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-15-2008, 05:13 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,159
Posted By spoof
Haha... I like the part when he cuts through some...

Haha... I like the part when he cuts through some dry reeds as though it's tough off-roading. I love my 800gs, but that's some funny direction to show off the bike's prowess.
Forum: Beasts 12-14-2008, 09:29 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 14,299
Posted By spoof
It doesn't look like you're cramped.... ...

It doesn't look like you're cramped....

...but it also doesn't look like a spot where you should need five guys to get the bike through.:uhoh


Just ribbing you---I know photos can be...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-14-2008, 09:28 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,159
Posted By spoof
Sweet. I don't know about "far...

Sweet.



I don't know about "far superior" but I'll admit that 18" tire selection is nice to have.



OK, it costs some $$$ on the BMW, but it is easily switched off and on
Forum: Equipment 12-13-2008, 06:59 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,549
Posted By spoof
Took my EEE PC through Mexico and Guatemala last...

Took my EEE PC through Mexico and Guatemala last year. Small, solid-state hard drive. Good wireless pick up. Worked great.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-13-2008, 04:34 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,159
Posted By spoof
Sounds like a good choice to have to make. I...

Sounds like a good choice to have to make. I doubt you can go wrong. I happen to have a new f800gs that I'm loving and I would say it is way more comparable to the KTM that the BMW 1200 in terms of...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-12-2008, 12:38 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 24,127
Posted By spoof
Works pretty good for me. Obviously one can add...

Works pretty good for me. Obviously one can add the loads together, but a volt meter lets me know right away if I pulling too much to keep the battery charged.

And, if your GPS draws 20 watts, it...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-12-2008, 10:41 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 24,127
Posted By spoof
Sure man....

Sure man. (http://letmegooglethatforyou.com/?q=datel+voltage+meter)
Forum: Beasts 12-11-2008, 10:50 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 14,299
Posted By spoof
Dude is changing from his wee strom....don't turn...

Dude is changing from his wee strom....don't turn this thread into another Strom vs. the world issue.

That said, I think you're asking for something pretty tough to satisfy, especially with...
Forum: Beasts 12-10-2008, 08:46 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,163
Posted By spoof
...making me sleepy...so sleepy.

...making me sleepy...so sleepy.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-09-2008, 04:33 PM
Replies: 534
Views: 216,376
Posted By spoof
Just picked up my Varios. They were ordered with...

Just picked up my Varios. They were ordered with the bike, but I had to wait on BMW's new mounting system, as the old one was causing troubles.

My scale is a bit, um, vintage, but I'm getting 14...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-08-2008, 09:24 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 47,782
Posted By spoof
My understanding it that Dave bumped his without...

My understanding it that Dave bumped his without trouble...check his message above. Obviously if the bump doesn't catch, you're going to be locking the wheel, so I'd just be ready with the clutch and...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-08-2008, 08:51 PM
Replies: 525
Views: 204,850
Posted By spoof
I've got a skid plate order in with Adventure...

I've got a skid plate order in with Adventure Spec. After seeing the shot of the prototype rack I asked them about production. Chris said on Dec. 2 that he was hoping to be ready to roll with them in...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-08-2008, 08:44 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 47,782
Posted By spoof
Well...just FYI, BMW says the tranny won't get...

Well...just FYI, BMW says the tranny won't get proper lubrication without the engine running and not to coast or push for more than a couple hundred yards, preferably at slow speed.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-08-2008, 06:50 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 47,782
Posted By spoof
You were coasting with the engine on, but you...

You were coasting with the engine on, but you needed to fire it back up? Also, not that Dave says he did NOT have a problem bump starting.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-08-2008, 02:53 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 47,782
Posted By spoof
I've hopped on all the bikes I've had with some...

I've hopped on all the bikes I've had with some frequency by using the peg while the sidestand is down, usually when I have a load on back. Never had a problem.

MNB....you've read what the manual...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-08-2008, 02:49 PM
Replies: 534
Views: 216,376
Posted By spoof
:clap I pick up my varios tomorrow. I'll...

:clap

I pick up my varios tomorrow. I'll weigh everything before mounting them up. I bet mine weighs more :freaky errrr...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-08-2008, 07:16 AM
Replies: 534
Views: 216,376
Posted By spoof
May as well add the respective weights, including...

May as well add the respective weights, including racks, as well. That'd be service!
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-04-2008, 08:53 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,740
Posted By spoof
I've heard the Zegas make a weird "clunking"...

I've heard the Zegas make a weird "clunking" sound. Probably the mounts are loose internally and the whole set up is prone to grenading at any time.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-03-2008, 09:55 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 13,424
Posted By spoof
I have a clunk and--at the same time--nothing is...

I have a clunk and--at the same time--nothing is loose or wrong. Imagine...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-03-2008, 10:27 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 18,998
Posted By spoof
I found my KLR pretty easy for long trips. I took...

I found my KLR pretty easy for long trips. I took my DRZ on a 7,000 mile trip last year. It was perfectly fine. Neither is the best bike for high speed sweepers and going 100 mph with luggage ain't...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-02-2008, 10:50 AM
Replies: 297
Views: 83,627
Posted By spoof
And can you confirm that the one in your kit fits...

And can you confirm that the one in your kit fits the oil drain plug? I held an aluminum Motion Pro 24 mm level up to the plug and it didn't fit into the recess to grip the plug.
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