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Old 06-01-2009, 06:30 AM   #1
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F800GS Bitubo Fork Kit

Has arrived !

I guess I have the 1st set in the U.S. ! I also got an excellent price for being so !


The all important decals and instruction booklet.


The holy grail. (well, we'll see about that)


Nice, real nice. Quality units for sure.


I have high hopes these will give the 800 a plush, more enjoyable ride. I wont have them in for a couple of weeks as my Hyper Pro shock will go in at the same time and Klaus is away untill the 22nd. I'll report back on the performance of the Bitubo's for those that are interested.
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Old 06-01-2009, 06:46 AM   #2
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I can see that you're so exited about them that you cant even set focus with your camera .
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Old 06-01-2009, 06:49 AM   #3
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Swedish made camera.
I kidding Lars of course.
Are you familar with Wallenius Wilhelmsen ?
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Old 06-01-2009, 09:39 AM   #4
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I'll be watching this thread...............



In the meantime , since I can't find much info on their website, how about some more detailed pics, maybe even some scans of the instructions with diagrams and settings?

You'd be an internet hero.
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Old 06-01-2009, 09:43 AM   #5
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Will do Dave, asap. Im out the door, gotta go to work.
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Old 06-01-2009, 10:04 AM   #6
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You'd be an internet hero.

Hell, he already is to me. Have you seen his Idaho "Crown Jewel RR"

Epic stuff. All I could think of was Liz Lemon "I want to go to there"
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Old 06-01-2009, 10:16 AM   #7
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Old 06-01-2009, 10:41 AM   #8
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Hell, he already is to me.

Shhhhh, don't tell him that...I want to get the scans first



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Old 06-01-2009, 01:47 PM   #9
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Are you familar with Wallenius Wilhelmsen ?
Not really. But judging by your avatar I guess you know more of that shipping company than I do. I't sure sounds Swedish though.
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11 months and almost 10k of keeping my dental work where it belongs, the Bitubo's went south.
Im currently in NC at ADV Eastern Rondovous. and while in the woods I noticed it. Sure as heck, I have no dampening. And so Im now stuck to the pavement untill I get home and go to plan B.
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Old 05-13-2010, 07:21 PM   #11
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11 months and almost 10k of keeping my dental work where it belongs, the Bitubo's went south.
Im currently in NC at ADV Eastern Rondovous. and while in the woods I noticed it. Sure as heck, I have no dampening. And so Im now stuck to the pavement untill I get home and go to plan B.
Does plan B involve racetechs
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Old 05-13-2010, 07:29 PM   #12
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Or Traxxions. I'll have a chat with Indy before I unload my wallet.
Again.

But in the meantime, Im 900 miles from home riding a pogo stick.
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Old 05-14-2010, 05:40 PM   #13
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eantime, Im 900 miles from home riding a pogo stick.

Just stay on the throttle, Frank.


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Old 05-13-2010, 08:16 PM   #14
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11 months and almost 10k of keeping my dental work where it belongs, the Bitubo's went south.
Im currently in NC at ADV Eastern Rondovous. and while in the woods I noticed it. Sure as heck, I have no dampening. And so Im now stuck to the pavement untill I get home and go to plan B.
Both went south? At the same time?
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Old 05-14-2010, 06:16 AM   #15
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Its hard to tell Scott. It sure feels that way. Im not in a position to take them off but it sure feels sloppy.
Sad thing is we have a great dirt route home and I'll be stuck to the tar now.
When the forks completely unloaded when in the woods they would give a noticable bang. At first I though my stem nut had backed off. But, no the forks are just quickly topping out with no dampening.
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