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Forum: Parallel Universe 05-20-2015, 09:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 363
Posted By Mr B
Service Indicator

Just wondering,
I know there is a way to turn off the service reminder light on most vehicles by doing some sort of key trick and what not. how about these is there any way to turn off the notice...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-19-2015, 08:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 490
Posted By Mr B
Hey I have a HDB set up and It mounted my garmin...

Hey I have a HDB set up and It mounted my garmin sumo 550 on the center handlebar clamp. I actually had to drill two additional holes in order to install the fasteners. The garmin mount fit just...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-19-2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 931
Views: 66,348
Posted By Mr B
Hey Memnok, think we rode some time ago,...

Hey Memnok,
think we rode some time ago, Italian Bar Road, but thanks for the inspiration. started out monday about mid day, sunny warming up and headed to Mariposa.
Tried to do the whole thing...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-19-2015, 07:40 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 220
Posted By Mr B
Easy riding near Yosemite

Been a long slow spring, coming, seems whenever we get some warm weather we get a California cool snap, nothing like those of you back east or up north are accustomed to dealing with, been there done...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-17-2015, 08:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 389
Posted By Mr B
Enjoy the ride, Atla...been a few years since i...

Enjoy the ride, Atla...been a few years since i did some runs at Alta, moved away after 15 years in 2000, been regretting it ever since....someday I hope to get back!!
Forum: Ride reports 05-16-2015, 06:54 AM
Replies: 3,315
Views: 921,372
Posted By Mr B
Awesome!

Awesome!
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-14-2015, 12:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,427
Posted By Mr B
Just an idea but have you looked at the HDB...

Just an idea but have you looked at the HDB folding mirrors? I put a HDB guard on and opted for the folding ,mirrors add on. Can't say they are the biggest mirror out there but they work and when I...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-14-2015, 07:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 478
Posted By Mr B
Looks like the RAM mount is the best option,...

Looks like the RAM mount is the best option, thanks for the links!
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-13-2015, 03:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 478
Posted By Mr B
Yes makes sense! It's an 09 F800GS. I am thinking...

Yes makes sense! It's an 09 F800GS. I am thinking of trying to incorporate the GPSinto the close out panel around the instrument cluster.. Just not sure how rigid that panel is. I am running a pretty...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-12-2015, 07:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 478
Posted By Mr B
Garmin Mounting

Got an old sumo 550 and trying to find a place to mount besides the RAM mount on the handlebars. It has been there for several years and it is ok it just sort of sticks out a bit. I tried mounting it...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-11-2015, 07:26 PM
Replies: 931
Views: 66,348
Posted By Mr B
Rode down to Lumsden Bridge today. Awesome day to...

Rode down to Lumsden Bridge today. Awesome day to ride and with exams approaching it looks like next week I will be busy prepping two exams my students.
Was really wanting to keep going, I know...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-30-2015, 10:07 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,504
Posted By Mr B
Hey saw your post and wanted to give you a bit of...

Hey saw your post and wanted to give you a bit of advise as best I can. I have worked on aircraft with frozen hardware for years and have found the best thing, despite the rumors, is try and freeze...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-30-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,621
Posted By Mr B
Ok I confess, I did upgrade my front...

Ok I confess,
I did upgrade my front suspension with the Tourtech progressive springs, and do admit the bike handles better.
Due to too much time spent OCONUS I only got about 22,000 miles on it...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-29-2015, 09:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,621
Posted By Mr B
Got an '09 and only issues I have had have all...

Got an '09 and only issues I have had have all been dealt with by the dealer under warranty. ( fuel tank ) other then that the bike has performed great, I did opt to change my fuel pump with...
Forum: Americas 04-28-2015, 06:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,062
Posted By Mr B
Not sure what you have or have not seen out west,...

Not sure what you have or have not seen out west, but if you are going to be so close to Southern Utah, it really is worth a look. Lots of two lane and pretty amazing scenery.
Of course it does get...
Forum: Americas 04-18-2015, 07:34 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,214
Posted By Mr B
Sounds interesting, I would not mind hooking up...

Sounds interesting, I would not mind hooking up with you guys somewhere in central Nevada, trying to swing about four days in mid June, not sure I could do the whole 8 days, my hall pass expires...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-11-2015, 09:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 509
Posted By Mr B
It is refreshing to see someone take the time to...

It is refreshing to see someone take the time to compliment, far to often all I read on these forums is complaints, some justified and some not so much..Either way thanks for posting a positive...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-11-2015, 09:16 PM
Replies: 931
Views: 66,348
Posted By Mr B
I just came over 88 on the way back from Death...

I just came over 88 on the way back from Death Valley and the Easter Slope.. Heard they got two feet of snow at Kirkwood last week too, so I missed that by about two days....
88 is a bit of a...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-11-2015, 07:06 AM
Replies: 931
Views: 66,348
Posted By Mr B
Yes I still have a 209 number. Maybe next...

Yes I still have a 209 number.
Maybe next Saturday we can put something together could meet in Angels camp never ridden that area.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-08-2015, 10:29 PM
Replies: 931
Views: 66,348
Posted By Mr B
Jason, good to see you are back riding. We...

Jason,
good to see you are back riding. We should ride one of these weekends. I am working down in Alameda but off every weekend.
Just rode a bit in Death Valley but not enough...went down with a...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-06-2015, 09:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,286
Posted By Mr B
Just to muddy the water a bit, I tried to run out...

Just to muddy the water a bit, I tried to run out of gas once, with a two liters spare on board I wanted to see how many miles a tank could produce.( I am getting about 48 to 49 miles per gallon on...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-06-2015, 09:46 PM
Replies: 16,203
Views: 1,313,172
Posted By Mr B
Dang Joe, Thought my knee was a mess, I will...

Dang Joe,
Thought my knee was a mess, I will never complain again my friend....hope your bone grows fast!!!Drink lots of Milk!!!:1drink
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-21-2015, 08:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 401
Posted By Mr B
New Handlebars?

Ok so I kind of went on a flier and got a set of new AVO bars for my F800, no real reason just kind of bored one night doing some late night browsing and before I knew it I purchased a set of...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-14-2015, 10:50 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,783
Posted By Mr B
QUOTE=fastkx125;26269129]Hey guys, Im from Long...

QUOTE=fastkx125;26269129]Hey guys, Im from Long Island NY. Im serouilsy considering moving out west. Obviously Cali is in my head. Id want to live in a place that's rural, and perferbly on or very...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-22-2015, 08:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,772
Posted By Mr B
If it is your dream and you can make it work, tie...

If it is your dream and you can make it work, tie it into your rental business. Maybe look at developing and manufacturing some items, skid plates, racks etc. find a good fabricator and maybe a used...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-23-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,926
Posted By Mr B
Go buy an oil pan gasket and drop your oil pan,...

Go buy an oil pan gasket and drop your oil pan, pretty sure you oil all drains back into the pan and perhaps your missing piece of hardware will appear in the pan, of course if it is in the pan, it...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-01-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,261
Posted By Mr B
40 k and no need for valve adj yet, that is good...

40 k and no need for valve adj yet, that is good to hear,I'm have about 20k on mine and have yet to do the valves, but will probably this winter. Mine keeps stalling when I roll up to a stop light...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-31-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,599
Posted By Mr B
Very refreshing to see so much synergy in this!...

Very refreshing to see so much synergy in this! Wish those that choose to trash our forested and deserts could see places where people truly don't care and see how jacked up the environment can get,...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-26-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,902
Posted By Mr B
So that is what we get to look forward too? dang....

So that is what we get to look forward too? dang. I just got used to the AARP mailings, growing up just isn't what I thought it would be!!!!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-26-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,599
Posted By Mr B
You know I am all for less fun control but more...

You know I am all for less fun control but more and more feel we should treat it as a Privelage, not a Right. Some folks feel it is their right to trash our backcountry, not to mention our...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-25-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,261
Posted By Mr B
I got an '09 sn 1053 built 11/2008 and if i...

I got an '09 sn 1053 built 11/2008 and if i remember correctly there was some sort of recall on axles about the second month I had mine...(June 09)
Still ride her and she is still running strong!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-25-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,599
Posted By Mr B
It is not that I think that folks on this board...

It is not that I think that folks on this board are doing this sort of thing, its just that this is probably the same ass hole that is riding through your campground at 11:00pm with straight pipes as...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-25-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,599
Posted By Mr B
Quit Trashing our Hills!

You know I am an avid shooter, and will defend the 2nd amendment to the end of time, I have spent time being shot at overseas and feel strongly that we need to maintain if not expand our rights to...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-25-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,902
Posted By Mr B
I can understand the shock I. The higher prices,...

I can understand the shock I. The higher prices, but you know this park, Yosemite, generates lots of money that the Park Service can use for other less famous parks. The money is really money well...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-07-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,516
Posted By Mr B
Boy if I were to head out for a long trip, I...

Boy if I were to head out for a long trip, I would for sure carry a spare tube/and patch kit. Slim makes a pretty cool little pump you can hook up to your battery and inflate your tires .
Just...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-05-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 16,203
Views: 1,313,172
Posted By Mr B
Hey Joe, word of caution on Hites Cove, if it...

Hey Joe,
word of caution on Hites Cove, if it is the road I am thinking of, (end of Jerseydale?) that road is epic, I went down a way and it got steeper and steeper and steeper and looser and I was...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-31-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,977
Posted By Mr B
Swapping tires can be a P.I.T.A. But that's just...

Swapping tires can be a P.I.T.A. But that's just me!

Personally I would just rather get a second rear rim, save my knuckle, or you could pick up one of those tire changers from Harbor Freight!...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-27-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,665
Posted By Mr B
How about that front fender, is that a Kawa too?...

How about that front fender, is that a Kawa too? And did you keep the brake line loop on the bottom, or run two lines, one on each leg,. Looks like you kept the jumper hyd line.
Looks real nice, am...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-27-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,977
Posted By Mr B
anyone want a k60, I purchased this about a two...

anyone want a k60, I purchased this about a two years ago, got a few miles on it but just too stiff to worry about getting a flat and having to spoon it off and on. I prefer the TKC 80's for off road...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-27-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 666
Posted By Mr B
Sounds like you have a chaffed wire somewhere in...

Sounds like you have a chaffed wire somewhere in the controls, horn activation is usually initiated by the push of a button that usually gives a ground to your horn, so it if is going off on its own,...
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