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Old 02-11-2013, 02:02 AM   #121
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Did you bump up to a different rotor/caliper? If you are running the stock brembo you are limiting your stopping power dramatically in my opinion.
Well, dramatically to F650GS twin levels, which outbrakes the F800GS...

The dual sport tires and their reduced traction on pavement are clearly the limiting factor here. Second rotor only provides an advantage as an additional heat sink when you are really stressing the brakes repeatedly, or when you have a sticky front tire mounted.

For off roading it's a lot of unsprung weight that makes handling worse and the brakes feel more twitchy.
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Old 02-12-2013, 08:38 PM   #122
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Not the best off road setup...

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Old 02-12-2013, 08:44 PM   #123
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Not the best off road setup...

You need to add a horn......or two..... or ten....
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Old 02-13-2013, 03:17 AM   #124
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Not the best off road setup...

Can we get more details? Been thinking about this to bring my kids along
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Old 02-13-2013, 08:10 PM   #125
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Well the hack is a full flexi from 1925. It has a brake and a crap load of horns, what could go wrong? Definitely good for transporting young ones.
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Old 02-15-2013, 04:54 AM   #126
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Not the best off road setup...

It sure does look amazing! hats up
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Old 02-16-2013, 03:44 PM   #127
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Installed lots of good stuff on the F800GS the past 2 weeks:

HyperPro Front Spring kit, SKF Fork seals, Wheel bearings, Bestrest upgraded shock bolt, GPR Stabilizer, and LeoVince exhaust










More pics and comments on my blog:
http://moto-mikey.com/2013/02/moto-m...ance-and-mods/
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Old 02-16-2013, 07:00 PM   #128
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Installed lots of good stuff on the F800GS the past 2 weeks:

HyperPro Front Spring kit, SKF Fork seals, Wheel bearings, Bestrest upgraded shock bolt, GPR Stabilizer, and LeoVince exhaust







More pics and comments on my blog:
http://moto-mikey.com/2013/02/moto-m...ance-and-mods/
I'd love to hear your thought on the GPR stabilizer when you get some time on it!

Thanks!

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Old 02-16-2013, 09:24 PM   #129
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Old 02-17-2013, 08:43 AM   #130
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I'd love to hear your thought on the GPR stabilizer when you get some time on it!

Thanks!

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I posted this on my blog:

"The GPR Stabilizer was also pretty straight forward to install. I unfortunately had to uninstall my Rox Risers since they wouldn’t work with GPR lower bar mount

I like the fact that on setting #1 there is practically zero dampening. I have read that a few aftermarket dampers always have some dampening even on the lowest setting. On setting #8, it provides a moderate amount of dampening.. though I do wish it was a bit more. I will probably ride with it on #5-6 most of the time. In addition to it being easy to use and working as intended, it looks great!"
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Old 02-17-2013, 06:42 PM   #131
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Not exactly today, (as it is snowing and freezing) but near the end of October. Back from a beer run and tested out the KLR influenced tackle box panniers. success. i know i know coors but it was on sale...and up here in canada a sale on beer means a pilgramage and a bulk purchase. $35-$40 for 24 coors. i will never get used to our liquor prices...
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Old 02-20-2013, 05:53 PM   #132
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Finished my install of my new adjustable forks and new springs today. no pictures as of yet ( snowing today) ill get some pictures and a review asap.
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Old 02-20-2013, 06:04 PM   #133
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Finished my install of my new adjustable forks and new springs today. no pictures as of yet ( snowing today) ill get some pictures and a review asap.

Yeah yeah yeah.

To be continued.......

Now I gotta wait for next weeks episode!
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Old 03-03-2013, 09:43 AM   #134
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Well tried to install my TT LED foglights today... these new instructions are rubbish, the screws were to big for the holes and I ended up loosing 2cm of my main beam cable... Well it was a good day

If I get it right during the week I'll update my post
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Old 03-03-2013, 03:07 PM   #135
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Minor cross post, but I figure this thread will enjoy Thursday's "adventure".



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