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Forum: Parallel Universe 12-15-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 802
Posted By Stephenmarklay
Thanks Geek. I saw that panel and wondered. I...

Thanks Geek. I saw that panel and wondered. I will check it out.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-15-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 802
Posted By Stephenmarklay
Thank you MFgamesta, I was thinking the...

Thank you MFgamesta,

I was thinking the frame one the left side since my heated coat cords exit the bottom in that direction.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-15-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 802
Posted By Stephenmarklay
Frame mounted 12v Powerlet

I have a cord hanging for my heated jacket but would like to clean up the install with a frame mounted powerlet similar to what many BMW bikes have.

They have some with brackets but I am not sure...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-15-2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 882
Posted By Stephenmarklay
I picked up the IMS lever that Jengle451...

I picked up the IMS lever that Jengle451 mentioned in the referenced post.

This works for me. The longer length means it sits a little lower and that was my problem after the peg switch.

The...
Forum: Road warriors 12-12-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 2,253
Views: 405,729
Posted By Stephenmarklay
That is good to know. Mine is the same. I...

That is good to know. Mine is the same. I bought an 07 this year with low miles but original rubber. It wants to flop the front over at low speed but then at speed it does not want to turn in...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-08-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 882
Posted By Stephenmarklay
I may have to do this. After putting on my BIG...

I may have to do this. After putting on my BIG foot pegs I can't get the right fit. I think its that the peg extend further forward so my toes does not drop enough to have the shifter in the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-08-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,411
Posted By Stephenmarklay
Thats awesome! Here is what I did with my...

Thats awesome!

Here is what I did with my low beam today. I just used a scrap rubber boot and trimmed it.
http://i1304.photobucket.com/albums/s529/stephenmarklay/IMG_2490_zps41f09aba.jpg
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-24-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 939
Views: 83,550
Posted By Stephenmarklay
Ok thanks guys. I thought that was how it worked...

Ok thanks guys. I thought that was how it worked but I was not 100% sure.
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-24-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 939
Views: 83,550
Posted By Stephenmarklay
I am thinking about this for my 800 but I have a...

I am thinking about this for my 800 but I have a coupe of questions on how it works.

I understand from a stop the Rekluse does the clutch work for you.

So under normal riding do you still (have...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-19-2014, 04:44 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,411
Posted By Stephenmarklay
Gotcha :clap

Gotcha :clap
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-18-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,411
Posted By Stephenmarklay
Yeah they go in fine but the rear cover won't go...

Yeah they go in fine but the rear cover won't go on. Maybe they will come up with a solution.
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-18-2014, 05:43 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,411
Posted By Stephenmarklay
I mis-typed above saying that the pre 2013 is...

I mis-typed above saying that the pre 2013 is shallower.

I meant to say the pre 2013 bikes have a different cap than the 2013-2015 bikes. Actually, the light is different but dimensionally the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-17-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,411
Posted By Stephenmarklay
Read the Cyclops specific thread. I have one...

Read the Cyclops specific thread.

I have one in mine.

Good:
Light output
Light color
reduced current draw
installs like a standard H7
great customer service
Forum: Road warriors 11-16-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 2,253
Views: 405,729
Posted By Stephenmarklay
2007 R1200R or 2012 F800R

I have the R1200r now and I also have an F800GS. I like them both a lot.

However, I don't like a few things about the r1200r. It is a but more cumbersome at slow speed and it take more effort...
Forum: Road warriors 11-16-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 915
Views: 206,850
Posted By Stephenmarklay
Our tech is using BMW Castrol Semi-Synth 15w-50...

Our tech is using BMW Castrol Semi-Synth 15w-50 in 800's and that is a BMW recommended oil. It is what I run in my 800GS.

The Shell weights will be the same as they are now and will be formulated...
Forum: Road warriors 11-15-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 2,253
Views: 405,729
Posted By Stephenmarklay
Heads up on system cases.

Posted in classifieds.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1023786
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-25-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 934
Posted By Stephenmarklay
It is based on the specs and the oils that they...

It is based on the specs and the oils that they actually test. So the 15w15 for the US is an OEM tested and approved oil.

They are about to move to a different OEM and testing is ongoing but look...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-25-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,133
Posted By Stephenmarklay
Nope same gearing. A full tank in the rear may...

Nope same gearing. A full tank in the rear may be helpful.
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-23-2014, 04:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,133
Posted By Stephenmarklay
You can throttle wheelie the bike if you take it...

You can throttle wheelie the bike if you take it up to about 5k in 1st, let off the gas and then hit it hard. It will come up.

Now on my R1200R just banging the throttle as low as 3k will bring...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-21-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,101
Posted By Stephenmarklay
Interestingly I like the old controls better on...

Interestingly I like the old controls better on my 2007 R1200R. But the new style works with the new more gadget abundant bikes.
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-21-2014, 04:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,101
Posted By Stephenmarklay
2013-2015 are the same. Just colors.

2013-2015 are the same. Just colors.
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-14-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 642
Posted By Stephenmarklay
Its not hard to clean it from the bulb hole. I...

Its not hard to clean it from the bulb hole. I would take the light off.

I used one of these that I got at Harbor freight....
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-13-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 642
Posted By Stephenmarklay
I caught that too. My 14 did exhibit a bit of...

I caught that too. My 14 did exhibit a bit of out gassing that made the lens and class a tad cloudy. I just too the light out and cleaned it.

To the OP. You can take the light bulb out and...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-13-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,835
Posted By Stephenmarklay
Now you got the idea anyway. I only said hose...

Now you got the idea anyway. I only said hose clamps so you would get the thought. You would think the TT lowers would already have a stop of sorts. I am guessing it would only need to be in the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-13-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,835
Posted By Stephenmarklay
Thanks for this input. On a fall the uppers may...

Thanks for this input. On a fall the uppers may slide but really the ADV Spec and SW motech shift as well. Maybe like your rears a little movement takes some of the blow. I would think you could...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-11-2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,037
Posted By Stephenmarklay
Yeah you are little taller than I am and so is...

Yeah you are little taller than I am and so is jengel451. I can see that the tall is right for you guys. I might be able to make one work too. I may just get another one done up. The standard is...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-09-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,475
Posted By Stephenmarklay
Good question. Maybe BDCW is not bringing those...

Good question. Maybe BDCW is not bringing those bags into the US?
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-08-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,475
Posted By Stephenmarklay
I guess that was a little vague :huh Most...

I guess that was a little vague :huh

Most soft bag Panniers (I am talking about Enduristan's other offerings) have a larger strap that goes over the rear portion of the seat to take most of the...
Forum: Road warriors 10-08-2014, 05:31 AM
Replies: 475
Views: 74,425
Posted By Stephenmarklay
It does not. It is nothing like a Grom

It does not. It is nothing like a Grom
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-07-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,475
Posted By Stephenmarklay
We carry them in our Store. Kurt helped set up...

We carry them in our Store. Kurt helped set up an 800GSA with the panniers. They ave the ability the be used without a strap over the seat which is really nice.
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-07-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 26,062
Posted By Stephenmarklay
I have noticed that on my 2014 the reflector...

I have noticed that on my 2014 the reflector seems fine so far. I have however noticed some mild fogging of the lens and glass. I am guessing this is outgassing from the bulb. This morning I took...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-07-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,037
Posted By Stephenmarklay
Just a follow up on this. I went with the...

Just a follow up on this. I went with the standard seat height. I am very happy with the seat. It is much more comfortable than the stocker.

I have rox risers so the bar is pretty high compared...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-07-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,473
Posted By Stephenmarklay
Well shoot. I am glad you still have some humor...

Well shoot. I am glad you still have some humor to go along with your broken body.

Did your beautiful bike come out OK?
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-02-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 866
Posted By Stephenmarklay
Thats what I would do.

Thats what I would do.
Forum: Ride reports 09-21-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 617
Posted By Stephenmarklay
It looks like a fantastic trip. I have no clue...

It looks like a fantastic trip. I have no clue how your wife made it on the back of an 899. She must have a true iron butt.
Forum: Thumpers 09-18-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 524
Posted By Stephenmarklay
Its likely fine.

Its likely fine.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 09-17-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 1,543
Views: 144,027
Posted By Stephenmarklay
Says who?

Says who?
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 09-17-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 1,543
Views: 144,027
Posted By Stephenmarklay
I actually think I may put one in my garage. I...

I actually think I may put one in my garage. I have always like the Triumph but it was ultimately not inspiring enough. To bulky and weighty.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 09-17-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 1,543
Views: 144,027
Posted By Stephenmarklay
This will not disappoint :D

This will not disappoint :D
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-12-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,787
Posted By Stephenmarklay
For sure, don't get too bent out of shape Giamhe....

For sure, don't get too bent out of shape Giamhe. These guys are just being wise guys. But there is indeed some wisdom in all of this.

I think you would be a bit challenged on the the height of...
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