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Forum: Road warriors 12-28-2013, 09:47 PM
Replies: 307
Views: 34,735
Posted By blueridgexplorer
Just checked the H.D. site, don't see these items...

Just checked the H.D. site, don't see these items listed for the 08 Glide?
Is it really that much difference with such short travel?
Forum: Road warriors 12-28-2013, 06:26 PM
Replies: 307
Views: 34,735
Posted By blueridgexplorer
I sold off my 1150 RT to move to a Harley so I...

I sold off my 1150 RT to move to a Harley so I would be forced to slow the pace down to a more sane level. My 08 Electra Glide is a nice highway bike, looks, runs and sounds great. However a bumpy...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-20-2013, 08:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,291
Posted By blueridgexplorer
On my 2010 model, I found that the step on the...

On my 2010 model, I found that the step on the comfort seat was too confining, seems the passenger had more room but I didn't. The Sargent seat was better due to the way the angle of the step gave me...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-07-2011, 06:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,987
Posted By blueridgexplorer
I have noticed that mine seems to run rich on...

I have noticed that mine seems to run rich on start up after sitting out in the hot sun at work. I wonder if it has something to do with the canister purging that causes this to happen? It seems to...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-25-2011, 06:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,965
Posted By blueridgexplorer
The wife and I just returned from the MOA rally...

The wife and I just returned from the MOA rally (870 mile trip) without problems. The Russell Day-Long saddle made a lot of difference along with BMW touring w/s with the Lanimar Lip. Wife uses the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-25-2011, 06:12 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 9,578
Posted By blueridgexplorer
I have been using the Mudsling and Jesse bags on...

I have been using the Mudsling and Jesse bags on my F800GS with no interference, they seem to play well together.
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-03-2010, 04:38 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 10,112
Posted By blueridgexplorer
On my 2010 800GS there is a small plastic clip...

On my 2010 800GS there is a small plastic clip just behind the right fork leg at the lower triple clamp that holds the sensor like it was made for it.
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-03-2010, 06:51 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 15,248
Posted By blueridgexplorer
I had both seats and ended up keeping the...

I had both seats and ended up keeping the Sargent. The Comfort seat just made me feel like i was locked into one position against the hard step in the seat. I think the passenger would like the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-19-2010, 09:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,277
Posted By blueridgexplorer
Same here, mine has done it since day 1. Sounds...

Same here, mine has done it since day 1. Sounds like it is coming from the top end somewhere. Notice it pulling off and up to about 3500-4000 rpms. Bike has just under a 1000 miles on it now. I had...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-19-2010, 09:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 620
Posted By blueridgexplorer
Which exhaust with Jesse's

Am looking to see if anyone has tried using the LeoVince or the Remus TI exhaust with the Jesse Safari bags. I would like to know if there are going to be any fitment issues before dropping more...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-19-2010, 08:59 PM
Replies: 1,316
Views: 538,730
Posted By blueridgexplorer
I have been using the BMW touring screen on my...

I have been using the BMW touring screen on my 800GS and am happy with it's performance. The wind seems to hit at about chin level and keeps the helmet in clean air. May end up being a little cold on...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-22-2010, 03:30 PM
Replies: 1,316
Views: 538,730
Posted By blueridgexplorer
Justed picked my new BMW Touring screen today and...

Justed picked my new BMW Touring screen today and am having a hell of a time getting the w/s screws started into the expanding nuts. Seems once I get them started they still won't tighten up, the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-14-2010, 03:49 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 51,961
Posted By blueridgexplorer
Still looking for a pipe that will work with the...

Still looking for a pipe that will work with the Jesse Safari bags. Anyone try a Leo Vince with these bags?
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-23-2010, 11:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,005
Posted By blueridgexplorer
I just went through this on my 800GS, the...

I just went through this on my 800GS, the instructions are wrong, you are supposed to use the stiffner brackets on the inside which will fill all the holes. You will also use the L shaped aluminum...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-22-2010, 04:10 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 51,961
Posted By blueridgexplorer
I went back today and tried refitting the...

I went back today and tried refitting the Akrapovic slip-on and turning the muffler bracket around as someone had suggested. Still did not have enough room for the muffler and the Jesse Safari...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-22-2010, 02:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,563
Posted By blueridgexplorer
I just picked up my Vario topcase and mount from...

I just picked up my Vario topcase and mount from the dealer, but when I opened it up there was no hardware for the top case mount. Looks like there should have been some bolts and a instruction...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-14-2010, 07:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,563
Posted By blueridgexplorer
Was questioning this because of the way the top...

Was questioning this because of the way the top loading Jesse bag lids hinge open and may hit the bottom edge of the BMW Vario topcase. The BMW aluminum bags lids lift off or pivot on one latch. Also...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-13-2010, 06:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,563
Posted By blueridgexplorer
Jesse + Vario

Did not see this discussed anywhere, so I will ask away. Has anyone tried using the BMW Vario topcase with a set of Jesse Odyssey bags on their 800gs? The wife wants some kind of a backrest, and the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-09-2010, 07:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 831
Posted By blueridgexplorer
Sounds like the owners (Crossroads) and BMW could...

Sounds like the owners (Crossroads) and BMW could not come to an agreement concerning relocating the dealership? The motorcycle operation was located inside the the Car dealership.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-09-2010, 02:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 831
Posted By blueridgexplorer
Dealer closing

For those of you that don't know, BMW Motorcycles of Lynchburg Va. ( Formally Hammersley BMW ) will be closing down at the end of May this year. Lets hope someone will open another dealership in the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-08-2010, 05:11 PM
Replies: 325
Views: 127,290
Posted By blueridgexplorer
Comfort seat

I can't say that I am all that happy with the new comfort seat. At 6'1" I feel like I am stuck against the hump in the seat. I test rode one with the Sargent seat which felt good as it seemed to have...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-08-2010, 04:32 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 51,961
Posted By blueridgexplorer
Akrapovic + Jesse

The Akrapovic slip-on pipe was on my 2010 GS when I picked it up from the dealer and looked and sounded good for about 50 miles, then my 8" Jesse bags arrived. Bad news, the pipe would not clear the...
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