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Forum: Parallel Universe 11-19-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,028
Posted By sarathmenon
If the prophet said so, it must be true.

If the prophet said so, it must be true.
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-16-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 967
Posted By sarathmenon
Has anyone told you that Australians get to bend...

Has anyone told you that Australians get to bend over for just about anything? :roflI hear you on keeping it stock, and trying to get cheaper OEM wheels. The demand vs supply just isn't there for the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-16-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 73,855
Posted By sarathmenon
My theory on motorcycle tire pricing is that tire...

My theory on motorcycle tire pricing is that tire manufacturers set the cost based on the cost of the bike. Case in point is 140/80 17 vs 150/70 17 rear tires. They both have the same amount of...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-13-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 967
Posted By sarathmenon
Ah yes, that totally makes sense. For some reason...

Ah yes, that totally makes sense. For some reason I was thinking of thinner/thicker axle blocks. That's actually a smart idea. If you have gone through the trouble of getting a second set of wheels,...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-13-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 967
Posted By sarathmenon
I am curious, how does this work? Can you post...

I am curious, how does this work? Can you post some pics? If the sprocket is the same radius as the old one, my understanding is that you will have to adjust the chains. The axle blocks, again based...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-12-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 778
Posted By sarathmenon
Cdlabate: The man of very few words :rofl

Cdlabate: The man of very few words :rofl
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-12-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 967
Posted By sarathmenon
Between fleabay and aftermarket rotors, you...

Between fleabay and aftermarket rotors, you should be able to lower your cost to half that. Galfer and braking make nice stuff, the feel is much better than stock and costs half the price of the OEM...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-11-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,939
Posted By sarathmenon
[/QUOTE]So BMW found a new way to sell some...

[/QUOTE]So BMW found a new way to sell some overpriced funnels, gloves and towels with a roundel. Man, these germans are smart :rofl
Forum: Ride reports 11-10-2014, 12:50 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 28,454
Posted By sarathmenon
Yes sir. That photo is a bit overexposed (I am...

Yes sir. That photo is a bit overexposed (I am guessing that's the effect you were looking for?), but it's a perfect example of what I was explaining.




Thank you for sharing the secret...
Forum: Ride reports 11-07-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 28,454
Posted By sarathmenon
I am a sucker for natural depth of field shots,...

I am a sucker for natural depth of field shots, but these post processed blurry pics always give me a headache (not the lack of artistry kind, but a real headache because my eyes are trying to...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 11-06-2014, 11:05 PM
Replies: 829
Views: 36,224
Posted By sarathmenon
Thanks. I sent the money. I typoed MC-D2 when I...

Thanks. I sent the money. I typoed MC-D2 when I posted my IN post, please change me my entry to:

030. Sarath - sarathmenon - MC - D3 - F800GS
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-06-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 6,763
Posted By sarathmenon
Hesaid, I'll have to drop out this time. Work has...

Hesaid, I'll have to drop out this time. Work has been hectic lately, and I need to spend a couple of weekends shopping. Plus there is the moto3 showdown in Valencia on Sunday that will be worth...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 11-06-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 829
Views: 36,224
Posted By sarathmenon
I may have missed this over the last few days....

I may have missed this over the last few days. Joel, are you now taking payments for camping?
Forum: Vendors 11-06-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 408
Views: 60,946
Posted By sarathmenon
I've been wondering about it as well. If you are...

I've been wondering about it as well. If you are talking to your website person, have her fix the broken redirect for http://cameltank.com/ :deal
Forum: GS Boxers 11-05-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,648
Posted By sarathmenon
All this talk and no one field tested one yet? I...

All this talk and no one field tested one yet? I just ordered one on instinct, and price. I need a new tire for a trip later this month, and if everything turns out well, I'll post my opinion about...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-31-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 401
Posted By sarathmenon
20mm front and rear. You didn't ask, but the...

20mm front and rear. You didn't ask, but the wheel bearings are all the same part # on front and rear.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-29-2014, 10:29 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 6,763
Posted By sarathmenon
I am mostly a in, but I am also trying to scope...

I am mostly a in, but I am also trying to scope out a thanksgiving road trip. I can confirm which way I will go by next week.
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-27-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,899
Posted By sarathmenon
I've never done knee down on the F800GS, and...

I've never done knee down on the F800GS, and don't think I ever will. Plus, I am pretty sure it takes way above street legal speeds to get the knee that low.

The smaller front adds playfulness,...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-27-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,899
Posted By sarathmenon
Having briefly tried a 17" front I picked up from...

Having briefly tried a 17" front I picked up from here, there is a world of fun that is possible on the street with a smaller tire. And you don't have to pay for insurance or parking for it :deal
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 10-26-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 829
Views: 36,224
Posted By sarathmenon
Wow, we are are at 190 already in the first week....

Wow, we are are at 190 already in the first week. This must be a new record :clap I had an amazing time last year, can't wait to be back.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-26-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 6,763
Posted By sarathmenon
So the party is on all night! :freaky

So the party is on all night! :freaky
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-25-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 468
Posted By sarathmenon
This seems weird. I thought I read here that the...

This seems weird. I thought I read here that the abs ring detects speed and wheel lock by phase and wouldn't be sensitive to magnetization. FWIW, I checked my stock ring, and there are traces of...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 10-25-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 829
Views: 36,224
Posted By sarathmenon
I missed sending out my complete info the first...

I missed sending out my complete info the first time around. Please update #30 to:
030. Sarath - sarathmenon - MC3 - D2 - F800GS
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-24-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,136
Posted By sarathmenon
It's been five years since they carried on with...

It's been five years since they carried on with the original design. I highly doubt the actual reasoning was anything more than styling changes, or cheaper bid by Hella. True, there were a few bad...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-24-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,237
Posted By sarathmenon
When in doubt, use a hammer. Or something like...

When in doubt, use a hammer. Or something like that...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 10-22-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 829
Views: 36,224
Posted By sarathmenon
In! This time, I got in on time, and don't have...

In! This time, I got in on time, and don't have to play the waiting game:wings

Now, I need to wait till March...

Edit: Here you go, you FFs: sarath - sarathmenon - - MC3 - D2 - F800GS.
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-20-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 1,355
Views: 575,096
Posted By sarathmenon
Do you have more details on this like Link, price...

Do you have more details on this like Link, price or availability? If it's more affordable than the mirage, I might have to look into getting one.
Forum: Equipment 10-20-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 169
Posted By sarathmenon
The N85? I've been rocking it for a year now, but...

The N85? I've been rocking it for a year now, but skip the N-Com and get a Sena. Similar price, much better features.
Forum: Equipment 10-20-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,071
Posted By sarathmenon
Yikes, that's a bad design on Asus' part. 2A on a...

Yikes, that's a bad design on Asus' part. 2A on a 5V connection gives 10W of power, which is more than sufficient for a tablet. Most of the latest generation of tablets need about 1A to barely stay...
Forum: Equipment 10-19-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,071
Posted By sarathmenon
USB is staying, and will continue to be around...

USB is staying, and will continue to be around for the next 10-15 years. I voted yes, the only farkle I carry aroud which needs 12V is the air compressor. My phone, action cam battery charger, helmet...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-15-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 916
Posted By sarathmenon
There are a couple available in ebay USA, the...

There are a couple available in ebay USA, the going rate seems to be 250 USD. It will be worth a shot to ask the seller if they'll ship down under. Even if they charge 200 for shipping, it is still a...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-15-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,084
Posted By sarathmenon
What speeds do you typically run? Gas mileage...

What speeds do you typically run? Gas mileage goes south, north of 70mph. If it helps, I get only slightly better figures.
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-15-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,084
Posted By sarathmenon
200 miles (assuming you are in the US) is 300km....

200 miles (assuming you are in the US) is 300km. Add another 100 till dry to the last drop and you are in the ball park figure. If your light comes on at the 200 mark, the low fuel sensor is probably...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-15-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,899
Posted By sarathmenon
I'd be highly suprised if you could. Looking at...

I'd be highly suprised if you could. Looking at the parts list, the 700 has a different axle, different center spacer, different LHS spacer and doesn't have the hex nut at the end of the axle. You...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-14-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 549
Posted By sarathmenon
I think it depends on which side of the world you...

I think it depends on which side of the world you are on. I got a pair of Braking WL101* for 185 dollars per rotor, for a total of 370 plus shipping. That's cheaper than one single OEM rotor. It...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-13-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 537
Posted By sarathmenon
That's a bummer. Doesn't your 2013 have the...

That's a bummer. Doesn't your 2013 have the redesigned hella unit? I was hoping that the new one doesn't have the burned reflector problem.


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Forum: Equipment 10-13-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 530
Posted By sarathmenon
Another problem with the portable battery is that...

Another problem with the portable battery is that when it dies, you are screwed. If you are riding in freezing temperatures, your core won't respond well when the heat plummets down all of a sudden....
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-13-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,894
Posted By sarathmenon
So your max speed was 559 with a $0 fuel cost?...

So your max speed was 559 with a $0 fuel cost? You are one real badass :rofl
Forum: Equipment 10-13-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 219
Posted By sarathmenon
Fobo tpms

This popped up (https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/fobo-tire-world-s-first-all-bluetooth-smart-tpms#home) when I was searching for a cheaper TPMS after noticing that my front tire is losing pressure...
Forum: Vendors 10-11-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,915
Posted By sarathmenon
I got mine last week. I am yet to mount it, but...

I got mine last week. I am yet to mount it, but it's a nicely machined unit. Great job HTC:clap
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