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Forum: Parallel Universe 06-21-2015, 12:55 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,429
Posted By BcDano
Love the conflict because at least you are having...

Love the conflict because at least you are having a hard look at what ride is best for you.

As for the best bike well thats a little different.

No disrespect to the G crowd but its a cheap...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-01-2015, 11:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 980
Posted By BcDano
You take your chances

As folks know around here I'm a big fan of the K60 Scouts but......curiosity was calling and the price was right so I spooned on a set of Mitas. Mixed results would be the findings. Great tire in the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-06-2015, 10:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,375
Posted By BcDano
Don't want to cause a spat here but external fuel...

Don't want to cause a spat here but external fuel filters in our experience are totally unnecessary unless you are perhaps buying drum fuel in Mongolia, the stans, etc. In these cases the octane...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-03-2015, 02:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,579
Posted By BcDano
18 countries (and counting), 108,000 kms on mine...

18 countries (and counting), 108,000 kms on mine and still love it. Great Screen on and off road. Yours looks so shiny!!!! Enjoy.
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-12-2015, 10:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,058
Posted By BcDano
Great lights, the wife and both have sets on our...

Great lights, the wife and both have sets on our bikes. I have the Touratech mounting plate which has been great, wife has the best rest made plate and its total crap.
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-07-2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,484
Posted By BcDano
Interesting thread but I am wondering if anyone...

Interesting thread but I am wondering if anyone has specific info on when or what would call for a timing chain change?

120k kms on my 09 (bike wasn't really ridden until June 2012) I've done...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 12-30-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,829
Posted By BcDano
Hey I know you guys, cool I'm in for the ride. ...

Hey I know you guys, cool I'm in for the ride. Vrrrooooooom
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-23-2014, 03:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 885
Posted By BcDano
Thanks, if Woody puts them on his wheels they...

Thanks, if Woody puts them on his wheels they have got to be alright.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-22-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,282
Posted By BcDano
Love the pics and I feel the pain. Got stuck...

Love the pics and I feel the pain. Got stuck deep in the mountains of Ecuador with Saralou's bike last year. We now carry a spare and gasket with us at all times and wow are we pros at the change...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-22-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 885
Posted By BcDano
Thanks for the advice, a little pricey but I...

Thanks for the advice, a little pricey but I generally like Galfer, the direction I am leaning at the moment.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-22-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 885
Posted By BcDano
Thanks for Bayner for the offer of help. Going...

Thanks for Bayner for the offer of help. Going to put the new rotors on in Spain when the get the bikes there in early march so sourcing shouldn't be an issue.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-21-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 885
Posted By BcDano
New front rotors, suggestions please.

So I have 112,000 kms on my 09 F800GS and wow are the front rotors loose. They have taken a beating and so no complaints but I am wondering what my best option is for replacement.

Anyone have...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-21-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,326
Posted By BcDano
+1 for the PDM 60, great unit to run all the...

+1 for the PDM 60, great unit to run all the goodies.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-12-2014, 04:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 937
Posted By BcDano
Sorry but again there is no way your list will be...

Sorry but again there is no way your list will be matched to any current device. We are running the Spot Gen3 and as long as its not close (18 inches) to another GPS device unit works great. Love...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-12-2014, 04:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,582
Posted By BcDano
Oops, either way you would be very happy with a...

Oops, either way you would be very happy with a Rich's seat. Plus get some Daytona M-Star boots for the lift. http://www.daytona.de/index.php?page=801
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 12-03-2014, 02:31 AM
Replies: 1,550
Views: 177,683
Posted By BcDano
TT Suspension

Hey Gwedo,

Thanks for the follow, without other ride reports before us we would have missed a lot ourselves.

The TT rear shocks have been nothing short of transformative. Truthfully I was...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-24-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,544
Posted By BcDano
How much cha-ching??

How much cha-ching??
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-23-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,013
Posted By BcDano
Sorry but welcome to the club. New BMW drain...

Sorry but welcome to the club. New BMW drain plug is not an issue.
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-23-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,479
Posted By BcDano
Got a chance to actually hangout with teach after...

Got a chance to actually hangout with teach after a BMW event and wow what a nice guy. Talented beyond belief. His 800 was a lot differnt than our and yup he has brass nuts as well.
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-15-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,216
Posted By BcDano
+1 for front.

+1 for front.
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-15-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,591
Posted By BcDano
Repeat as said above, You need to get the...

Repeat as said above, You need to get the opposite side of the tire bead pushed down into the centre of the rim as best you can.
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-15-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,763
Posted By BcDano
Last year while riding in very hot conditions I...

Last year while riding in very hot conditions I had my fuel pump begin to fail. Interesting thing is while the tank was more than half full pump was fine once tank got low pump would begin to crap...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-15-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,209
Posted By BcDano
We do it

First agree with the two bike quiver suggestion as thats what we have but.......very often we ride two up on my 800. We are the same size as yourselves and the bike has more than enough power and...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-16-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,514
Posted By BcDano
The Daytona boots give you the lift on the inside...

The Daytona boots give you the lift on the inside of the boot and are very stable. Plus they are amazing quality, over 100k rough kms on ours and the boots still function and look great.

Ahh BMW...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-14-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,046
Posted By BcDano
Round style works easier in off road situations,...

Round style works easier in off road situations, soft sand etc.
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-14-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,514
Posted By BcDano
Wifey has a 27ish inseam, with seat cut down and...

Wifey has a 27ish inseam, with seat cut down and Daytona M-star boots she is totally flat foot.

Here she is on the left in Peru's Canyon del Pato.

<a...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-15-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,526
Posted By BcDano
Good news is that I have a spare set of plates...

Good news is that I have a spare set of plates and springs with me. Just trying to decide if I do the pre-emptive change in a shop or when it goes on the side of the road in the rain. Sara just...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-14-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,526
Posted By BcDano
Not meaning to hijack this thread but I have been...

Not meaning to hijack this thread but I have been wondering about my clutch as well. Bike is an 09 and I now have just over 105,000 kms on the clock. Clutch feels fine and when I do the 6th gear...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-12-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,178
Posted By BcDano
Painted my 09 yellow to a custom blue/grey turned...

Painted my 09 yellow to a custom blue/grey turned out great. I pulled it apart and a buddy did the work but said it would cost max $500 if he charged me. Had very nice decals made up for $25.
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-15-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,019
Posted By BcDano
Okay just to be clear I am very bias towards the...

Okay just to be clear I am very bias towards the F800GS, its what I ride and I love the bike.

Setting aside brand loyalty.

First if you are staying close to home the gizmos and electro's are...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-25-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,564
Posted By BcDano
All ok

I figure its cheap insurance and so I have ours checked every 20k kms. With over 90k kms on my 09 all is still well within spec.
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-23-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,692
Posted By BcDano
Clutch Switch

I have an 09 and had the very same problem with the clutch switch. In my case though it simply needed cleaning.

I also have a GS911 and was able to diagnose the problem using the realtime values...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-20-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 18,402
Posted By BcDano
Very nice

Nicely done, set up looks great and WOW LIGHT!!! Wondering how you got around the dash lamp out issue or are you just living with it? Also wondering if a guy could just use the stock reflector...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-16-2014, 04:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,736
Posted By BcDano
Konflict

For all things suspension including Touratech there is no better place to turn than Alex at Konflict Motorsports. Outstanding service and product. Yup I'm fan.
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-26-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,422
Posted By BcDano
Bit of a rehash but 800 if you are going to get...

Bit of a rehash but 800 if you are going to get dirty. For the occasional dusty road and two-up touring get the boxer. I have an 800 and it gets very dirty, bike is great. Occasionally I have my...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 02-25-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 31,039
Posted By BcDano
Very nice ride guys.

Very nice ride guys.
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-12-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,336
Posted By BcDano
+1 For Ian and the mirage 2. Great setup.

+1 For Ian and the mirage 2. Great setup.
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-12-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,226
Posted By BcDano
09 myself

Yo Reaver

Got an 09 myself with 86000 kms on it and still loving it.

Things I've done.

Stator from Rics (great unit) http://ricksmotorsportelectrics.com/partsearch

Update the fuel...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-12-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,242
Posted By BcDano
Congrats

Well done on the new ride.

Put on a full skid plate the rest are crap unless you are a Starbucks rider. The black dog suggested above is a great choice. Maybe 5 minutes to remove and do oil...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-23-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,507
Posted By BcDano
Whoa.......hold on there partner. There is no way...

Whoa.......hold on there partner. There is no way that you would honestly replace all these part with OEM originals would you? OEM Generator for $900 no way and fuel pump for $500 come on.. Rics...
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