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Old 02-06-2013, 07:29 AM   #706
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Just send yours to Seat Concepts for a reshape/rebuild. Very good quality product/company!

http://seatconcepts.ecwid.com/product?8776231
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Old 02-06-2013, 07:32 AM   #707
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Lols. We really can't say it often enough really. The stock seats are so horrible, it ought to be called crushers.
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Old 02-06-2013, 07:46 AM   #708
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+1 and then some for the Seat concepts!


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Just send yours to Seat Concepts for a reshape/rebuild. Very good quality product/company!

http://seatconcepts.ecwid.com/product?8776231
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Old 02-06-2013, 08:05 AM   #709
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and my standard seat is for sale if anyone wants one to get modified


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Lols. We really can't say it often enough really. The stock seats are so horrible, it ought to be called crushers.
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Old 02-16-2013, 03:10 AM   #710
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Lols. We really can't say it often enough really. The stock seats are so horrible, it ought to be called crushers.
I have the Tall seat and after about 100km I suffer from the Latin term soreus arseus. I purchased a fitted sheepskin seat cover from the good wool store in Australia and did an all day ride two weekends ago with out experiencing any of the usual bum ache.


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Old 02-17-2013, 05:13 PM   #711
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Anyone hear of or use a Boosterplug???

I saw this on ebay wondering if it's awesome of a waste.
What do you guys think??
http://www.ebay.com/itm/BoosterPlug-...fa7a14&vxp=mtr
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Old 02-17-2013, 05:20 PM   #712
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I saw this on ebay wondering if it's awesome of a waste.
What do you guys think??
http://www.ebay.com/itm/BoosterPlug-...fa7a14&vxp=mtr
Here ya go.

http://advrider.com/forums/search.php?searchid=22822138
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Old 02-17-2013, 09:42 PM   #713
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Home Depot luggage rack

I gotta set of moto centric saddlebags to go with the tail bag I previously purchased and quickly realized the stock muffler guards do nothing for luggage. off to the depot I go. after looking at what was available in store I decided to go the modular route instead of breaking out the welder. using a pack a fender washers along with a couple packs of 3/16 nuts and bolts and four rectangular deck ties, is able to extend my oem fender guards preventing the saddlebags from becoming further damaged. after I month, still looking good and I spent less than 5 bucks.
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Old 02-19-2013, 10:16 PM   #714
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Tire Recommendations

Hello all!
New to the forum and just got my ADV stickers in the mail today.. Yeah! Looking for recommendations to make my 2011 G650 GS a little better off road, tire-wise. I've got the stock Battlewings on it now.
Thanks!
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Old 02-20-2013, 02:59 AM   #715
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Regular G650GS, so front 19'' and pretty hard to find real knobbies. It all depends on what terrain you're riding in.

For a good compromise, the Heidenau K60 Scout or Mitas E-07 are pretty hard to beat, and easy to find in 100/90 19 or 110/80 19.

If you want something more dirt oriented, have a look at the TKC-80, they are of a lot softer compound, so don't expect more than 4000 miles from the rear (probably less if you're beating them hard), but they are the best you can have in this category. Most expensive dirt tire ever though.
If money is an issue, the Mitas E-09 are very close to the TKC-80 but from a very hard compound, so much better mileage but quite bad on the street, especially when it's wet.

I think you can find some "knobbier" tires in 19'' front but I don't really see the point on a G650GS...

Let's wait for the new Karoo 3 too, it looks a lot like a beefier K60 Scout but I'm not too optimistic about the mileage, so just wait and see.
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Old 02-23-2013, 05:47 AM   #716
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Which bag exactly is that? Would you recommend it? And what is the leather thing on top of the triple tree? Edit: never mind that, looks like a keychain :)
[QUOTE=dunc59;20631705]its a
bag connection "city" evo as here
http://www.twistedthrottle.com/bags-...ounting-system

the size is what i wanted for my needs but there is a larger one as well
this is expandable but you need a rain cover [supplied with it]
i like the ease of fitment and its off the tank with the locking ring so hopefully no scratching of the paintwork with it



well gave the bag on a good ride and am pleased with it as very stable and didnt move around at all.
doesnt get in the way of riding postion or vision at all.
got caught in some rain and didnt get any leaks with a light shower on it but did put the raincover on when it got heavy.seemed to do the trick for waterproofing but need to look at getting the cover to fit a bit more tighter as it does start to get air under it and starts to flap around a bit and is annoying
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Old 02-23-2013, 05:52 AM   #717
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got a
kildala rear rack extension sent down to here from canada to make the rack a more useable item for carrying and its a great product and the service from there was great

time for a few more rides to use all this gear i think
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Old 02-25-2013, 10:09 AM   #718
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What is the name of that part that partially goes over the rear tire? It's on some 650's, but not on others. Looks like a horseshoe, probably about 5" thick? Goes around the tire, looks like it attaches on each side to the swing arm. Anyway, I was wondering what it's function was, and whether it's removable w/o any adverse effects (I'm not a fan of the look).

Also, where can I find these "OEM" beak extenders I see in these threads? I've looked online and can't find any of them.

BTW, looking to mod a 2009 G 650 GS.
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Old 02-25-2013, 10:55 AM   #719
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It's called a possum scraper (there should be an official name, but that's how everybody's calling it)

You can remove it, no problem at all. It's gonna break and fly away if you ride offroad anyway...

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Old 02-25-2013, 11:26 AM   #720
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It's called a possum scraper (it should be an official name, but that's how everybody's calling it)

You can remove it, no problem at all. It's gonna break and fly away if you ride offroad anyway...
Thanks man. Yeah, that thing is going first chance I get. Also, I've found the beak extenders thanks to this thread (following "NB's" el diablo rojo rebuild), really great information on that site.
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