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Forum: Parallel Universe 01-24-2015, 06:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,149
Posted By OldPete2112
Well, maybe my garage is dustier than...

Well, maybe my garage is dustier than most..........:evil

But, when I return after three weeks at work, I want my bike to be as clean as when I left it, hence the cover.

Unfortunately, the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-24-2015, 08:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 696
Posted By OldPete2112
I think it was, had a few other brands on other...

I think it was, had a few other brands on other bikes, and the Remus seems to be a good quality.

The sound under way is good, and I know as it breaks in it will get deeper.

My BMW dealer...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-23-2015, 07:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 696
Posted By OldPete2112
Just got my 1000km service done, Remus installed...

Just got my 1000km service done, Remus installed and PCV mapped at the dealer today.

Seemed to make a fair bit of difference. A little more growl to it as well.

But seeing as it was a total...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-23-2015, 07:36 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 2,542
Posted By OldPete2112
Up here, 420 only means the latter part. Lol. ...

Up here, 420 only means the latter part. Lol.

Hell, they even have a day of here in Victoria on April 20 when everyone lights up a joint at the provincial legislature building, the cops just look...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-22-2015, 04:19 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 2,542
Posted By OldPete2112
That sounds like a good plan. May take the ferry...

That sounds like a good plan. May take the ferry to Port Angeles, and can meet up with you guys south of Seattle.

Op


All who wander are not lost.
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-22-2015, 08:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 464
Posted By OldPete2112
Looks like it should do the job, just make sure...

Looks like it should do the job, just make sure it does not rub on the radiator or any other expensive part. That would suck.

Consider putting in some rubber cushions to hold it away a bit, then...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-22-2015, 08:19 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 2,542
Posted By OldPete2112
Well the wife even gave the nod, so it's on the...

Well the wife even gave the nod, so it's on the books. Awesome, will have to look up some fun riding roads for on the way down.

Anyone else from BC or WA post up, perhaps we can meet up along the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-20-2015, 01:36 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 2,542
Posted By OldPete2112
It looks like I am actually off work at that...

It looks like I am actually off work at that time, so..........I'm in!

Should be a great ride down from Victoria, cool.

OP


All who wander are not lost.
Forum: Ride reports 01-13-2015, 08:15 AM
Replies: 1,156
Views: 139,806
Posted By OldPete2112
Junyah so good to see you got the photos all...

Junyah so good to see you got the photos all figured out!

Love the recent pics, and the posts. Stopping to meet people, learning what they do, taking a real interest in the county and the people,...
Forum: Equipment 01-10-2015, 05:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,285
Posted By OldPete2112
Agreed, no problem fitting over easy. OP ...

Agreed, no problem fitting over easy.

OP


All who wander are not lost.
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-10-2015, 05:45 AM
Replies: 274
Views: 42,125
Posted By OldPete2112
Fixed it for you, ...

Fixed it for you,

http://reddit.com/r/f800gsadventure



All who wander are not lost.
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-08-2015, 05:47 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 37,120
Posted By OldPete2112
Just got my GSA on Dec 23, managed to get out for...

Just got my GSA on Dec 23, managed to get out for a ride on Christmas Day before I had to get back to work on Boxing Day. Maybe we can meet up for a ride sometime when I get home.

Look forward to...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-26-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 712
Views: 196,542
Posted By OldPete2112
New F800GS ADVENTURE!!!

You are going to like the alt-rider headlamp guard, it's well built.

I also ordered their radiator guard and rear rack, as well as foot plate and rear brake master cylinder guard. Very, very...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-26-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 712
Views: 196,542
Posted By OldPete2112
Funny story about that. Apparently the end cone...

Funny story about that. Apparently the end cone was cracked, and the MOD skid plate did not work with the Remus header.

So dealer has ordered a Black Dog plate which is supposed to work with the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-25-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 712
Views: 196,542
Posted By OldPete2112
Got mine out for some fun today after picking it...

Got mine out for some fun today after picking it up Monday. Hope your Christmas Day was as much fun. 332285


All who wander are not lost.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-25-2014, 01:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 610
Posted By OldPete2112
Had the Galfer wave rotors on my Zx14rr,...

Had the Galfer wave rotors on my Zx14rr, absolutely loved them. Based on my experience with them, would certainly have them again and recommend them.

Op


All who wander are not lost.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-25-2014, 01:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 653
Posted By OldPete2112
Good advice, thanks. All who wander are...

Good advice, thanks.


All who wander are not lost.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-24-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 653
Posted By OldPete2112
Uh yeah thanks. But after reading that I see that...

Uh yeah thanks. But after reading that I see that it does not cover any ADJUSTABLE shift levers.

There are a few on the market ranging from $85 up to $200. Which one is best and why?

I ask...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-24-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 653
Posted By OldPete2112
Best Adjustable Shift lever?

At the risk of starting a new thread (yes I searched) I need some advice on a replacement adjustable shift lever for my 2015 F800GSA.

I test rode my bike when I ordered and was wearing my Icon...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-21-2014, 02:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,000
Posted By OldPete2112
Thanks! I think I am all set with what I have...

Thanks! I think I am all set with what I have then.

OP


All who wander are not lost.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-21-2014, 02:32 AM
Replies: 712
Views: 196,542
Posted By OldPete2112
Your not kidding! Dealer closed Sunday and...

Your not kidding! Dealer closed Sunday and Monday, but the business manager offered to come in on his day off to deliver my new bike.

Pretty happy about it and looking forward to the first ride....
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-20-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 42,125
Posted By OldPete2112
The spacing looks pretty good, hope they work as...

The spacing looks pretty good, hope they work as planned and that I don't need to use them any time soon.

OP

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All who wander are not lost.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-20-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 712
Views: 196,542
Posted By OldPete2112
Ok, all done and ready for me to pick up Monday. ...

Ok, all done and ready for me to pick up Monday.

Merry Christmas to me!

OP332023


All who wander are not lost.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-20-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 42,125
Posted By OldPete2112
Hurray! The bars look just as good on the White...

Hurray! The bars look just as good on the White ones! Lol332021


All who wander are not lost.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-20-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 274
Views: 42,125
Posted By OldPete2112
Those look excellent. The finish looks top notch....

Those look excellent. The finish looks top notch.

Thanks for posting those up, looks like it was not too much of a struggle.


All who wander are not lost.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-20-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 274
Views: 42,125
Posted By OldPete2112
Haha! Yes, I was thrown by that. Where in...

Haha! Yes, I was thrown by that.

Where in the PNW were you from? I live on southern Vancouver Island. Just outside of Victoria, British Columbia.

My mom is from Switzerland, and it is on my...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-20-2014, 03:05 AM
Replies: 2,220
Views: 241,107
Posted By OldPete2112
I have to agree, I treated myself to a set of...

I have to agree, I treated myself to a set of Shure SE210s a few years ago and absolutely love them. If the SE215s come with the same soft squishy foam tips then they should be good as well.

Yes,...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-20-2014, 02:51 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,146
Posted By OldPete2112
It sounds like quite a process to get your...

It sounds like quite a process to get your motorcycle license in the UK. How expensive is it? And what is insurance like? It has to be pricey!

Sometimes I bet you miss the freedom of riding in...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-20-2014, 02:41 AM
Replies: 712
Views: 196,542
Posted By OldPete2112
New F800GS ADVENTURE!!!

Thank you, I am more than a little excited to be getting the bike on Monday. I had only seen photos of it, and loved the white with red sides to the seat. I ordered Red Pazzo Shorty levers for it and...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-20-2014, 02:29 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,000
Posted By OldPete2112
The Cockpit of my new 2015 F800 GS adventure

Is that a standard RAM saddle type mount on the windshield support?

Trying for think about how to mount my Zumo and radar detector, already have ram mounts and hoping that setup works the same...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-20-2014, 02:08 AM
Replies: 274
Views: 42,125
Posted By OldPete2112
Being 0205 here, I had to scratch my head...

Being 0205 here, I had to scratch my head thinking what time zone and what sort of postal service you had there. Lol. Sometimes I forget that there are so many members from around the world. You must...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-18-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 712
Views: 196,542
Posted By OldPete2112
I have to tell you, the dealer has been extremely...

I have to tell you, the dealer has been extremely good to deal with. Island BMW in Victoria BC is a boutique dealer, selling only BMW. my wife and I bought two bikes from them this year, hers was an...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-17-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 712
Views: 196,542
Posted By OldPete2112
So now the rigging begins. The dealer is doing it...

So now the rigging begins. The dealer is doing it all for me as I am still stuck at work up north. 331837


All who wander are not lost.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-17-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 712
Views: 196,542
Posted By OldPete2112
Christmas has arrived! 331836 All who...

Christmas has arrived! 331836


All who wander are not lost.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-13-2014, 06:19 AM
Replies: 712
Views: 196,542
Posted By OldPete2112
Thanks for posting that. I was unsure if the...

Thanks for posting that. I was unsure if the white actually did come with the red side on the seat. It looks really sharp.

I wonder why they chose the silver/grey for the rear portion of the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-13-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 274
Views: 42,125
Posted By OldPete2112
Thank you for posting those pictures! I can...

Thank you for posting those pictures! I can hardly wait to see what they look like on my new White GSA. Sure look good with the Kalamata Olive.

OP


All who wander are not lost.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-10-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 712
Views: 196,542
Posted By OldPete2112
New F800GS ADVENTURE!!!

When I test rode the new bikes this summer, the dealer made a point of showing how to step upon the foot peg. Said it was no problem on stable ground to do that. At the time I had a torn groin and...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-10-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 42,125
Posted By OldPete2112
Apparently mine arrived at the house yesterday...

Apparently mine arrived at the house yesterday and look exactly like that. Wife took them off to the BMW dealer, who is now waiting for my bike to arrive from Toronto.

Can hardly wait to get the...
Forum: Ride reports 12-05-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 1,156
Views: 139,806
Posted By OldPete2112
Hey Junyah, loving the ride report! You are doing...

Hey Junyah, loving the ride report! You are doing a great job of keeping us all together on the ride with you.

Just one little thing, when you post up a quoted post, can you PLEASE follow not use...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-04-2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,149
Posted By OldPete2112
Thank you, that's pretty much what I was looking...

Thank you, that's pretty much what I was looking for. Had a similar one for my zx14, packed small and kept people from messing with the bike.

Likely pick up an Oxford one as well, thanks...
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