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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, 12:57 PM   #9
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Where did you order them from? Bitubo directly?

I'm probably going the same route with the suspension once my work situation stabilizes. Right now I'm contracting and it's set to end soon. But I may get converted to an employee. If not, I might have something else lined up. So hopefully, in the next few months I can get the bike properly sprung and set up to lug someone of my heft around...

I gotta say, it does reasonably well with the stock suspension, but it's clear the front bottoms out too much and I have the rear preload maxed.
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Old 06-01-2009, 01:47 PM   #10
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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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Old 06-01-2009, 03:01 PM   #11
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Here you go.
(610)562.3155 USA distributer

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Where did you order them from? Bitubo directly?

I'm probably going the same route with the suspension once my work situation stabilizes. Right now I'm contracting and it's set to end soon. But I may get converted to an employee. If not, I might have something else lined up. So hopefully, in the next few months I can get the bike properly sprung and set up to lug someone of my heft around...

I gotta say, it does reasonably well with the stock suspension, but it's clear the front bottoms out too much and I have the rear preload maxed.
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Old 06-01-2009, 03:40 PM   #12
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Here you go.
(610)562.3155 USA distributer

Do they have a website?
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Old 06-01-2009, 04:48 PM   #13
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Old 06-01-2009, 06:40 PM   #14
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Googling the phone number comes up with http://www.herdan.com/.

Looks like they are a Bitubo dealer.
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