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Forum: Parallel Universe 09-13-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 896
Posted By 8thdwarf
my 2010 had the same problem, oil seal in H20...

my 2010 had the same problem, oil seal in H20 pump, and with 25,000 miles was just out of warranty. called BMW, denied, rat bastards.... road it as a daily driver for 4 months with several 300 mile...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-09-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 11,781
Posted By 8thdwarf
I'd think you'd have no problem with the warranty...

I'd think you'd have no problem with the warranty issue. Hope your work will hold you position until the BMW rep gets done with his coffee break.( why can't someone else in the BMW conglomerate give...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-30-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 979
Posted By 8thdwarf
ya! had a hell of a time on the front tire.......

ya! had a hell of a time on the front tire.... rear tire was a BITCH to put on and in the middle of nowhere I had to manhandle it on.... (BTW done this tons of time on my XR650L with 0 problems)...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-30-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 7,828
Views: 7,185,351
Posted By 8thdwarf
Laugh whew....

NICE bike.... looks really clean.... btw, who's the chick???
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-12-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 772
Posted By 8thdwarf
I bought a 2010 used with 10K miles on it two...

I bought a 2010 used with 10K miles on it two years ago. needed and extra key and only the dealer could oblige. they required proof of ownership and vin#. took about 5 days or so. They had it...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-05-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,488
Posted By 8thdwarf
I got 25K miles on a the clock of my 2010 and the...

I got 25K miles on a the clock of my 2010 and the oil weeping thing started about 400 miles, or so, ago. Warranty ended end of Sept. Ya know, holidays and such didn't get her to the dealer right...
Forum: Ride reports 10-20-2013, 09:49 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 53,808
Posted By 8thdwarf
nice stuff and great pics !!!

nice stuff and great pics !!!
Forum: Ride reports 09-28-2013, 06:54 PM
Replies: 549
Views: 143,682
Posted By 8thdwarf
epic!!!!

epic!!!!
Forum: Ride reports 09-28-2013, 06:34 PM
Replies: 342
Views: 102,937
Posted By 8thdwarf
great pics and write up kiddo! great read..... ...

great pics and write up kiddo! great read..... my sojourn was from SoCal to Bremmerton ... Son lived there, sister lives in Kenmore. I then took a right and went to Glacier NP ... but none of that...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-15-2013, 07:28 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 12,583
Posted By 8thdwarf
how old am I?.... dirt, old as dirt.... ya,...

how old am I?.... dirt, old as dirt.... ya, that's about the way I feel, trying to roll out of the sleeping bag in the morning.... still, it's worth it. getting up, I mean, the alternatives aren't...
Forum: Ride reports 07-19-2013, 10:27 AM
Replies: 435
Views: 104,374
Posted By 8thdwarf
great write up, as usual, and really like the...

great write up, as usual, and really like the history lesson and pics!! planing a jaunt into that area next summerish season. Job prevents it this year, work sucks but i really need the bucks..... I...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-04-2013, 06:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,568
Posted By 8thdwarf
I gota party with Reaver! lol!!! :clap

I gota party with Reaver! lol!!!
:clap
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-04-2013, 02:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,568
Posted By 8thdwarf
dealer can't get rear wheel bearings? really??

had the tires off to put new sneakers on my 2010 F800GS and notice the rear hub bearings felt a little rough. So, being the Lazy Dog that I am I took just the wheels to the dealer to change rubber...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-29-2013, 10:56 AM
Replies: 10,138
Views: 3,230,390
Posted By 8thdwarf
highway 1, north of Big Sur... the old coast road...

highway 1, north of Big Sur... the old coast road http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7426/8881395086_3ed9ccbe44_z.jpg
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-29-2013, 10:01 AM
Replies: 7,745
Views: 2,551,000
Posted By 8thdwarf
highway 1 just north of Big Sur...

highway 1 just north of Big Sur http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7287/8880097699_81f4d27e8e_z.jpg
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-29-2013, 09:36 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,401
Posted By 8thdwarf
I put 21,000 miles on mine before it got notchy...

I put 21,000 miles on mine before it got notchy and a few links were making a racket. YYEESSS I am guilty of not lubing it evey 500 miles, but I'll be better next time, promise.. might have gotten a...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-01-2013, 01:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,202
Posted By 8thdwarf
mirage 2 ... Canadian company. threw my original...

mirage 2 ... Canadian company. threw my original windscreen away soon after buying the bike and installing one made by these guys

http://www.britanniacomposites.com/index.php/products/mirage214
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-28-2013, 06:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 325
Posted By 8thdwarf
aftermarket clutch parts????

Do anyone have a link for aftermarket clutch parts? ya know, palates and stuff? :ear
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-07-2013, 08:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 815
Posted By 8thdwarf
This chain is close to the end of it ajdustmnet....

This chain is close to the end of it ajdustmnet. The Summer trips are in the 5000 mile range and don't want the chain to be an issue. Preventive maintance ya know .... just wanted to know what brand...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-07-2013, 08:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 815
Posted By 8thdwarf
chain time

What is the consencence on chain replacemant.... got a 2010 F800GS with 22000 miles and its close to that time. Want a new chain before this summers trip.... suggestions?
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-28-2013, 06:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,600
Posted By 8thdwarf
starbucks in 11 min? you live in the middle of...

starbucks in 11 min? you live in the middle of nowhere?
Forum: Americas 01-26-2013, 10:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 576
Posted By 8thdwarf
IMO.... anything north of Santa Monica on Hwy 1...

IMO.... anything north of Santa Monica on Hwy 1 is well worth it. the coast route from SD to Santa Monica area is, as stated in this post previously, one long beach town. Stop lights and strip malls,...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-24-2012, 11:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,695
Posted By 8thdwarf
move to SoCal. then you don't have to worry about...

move to SoCal. then you don't have to worry about stashing the beast for the winter.... cuz there is no winter here :rofl
Forum: Americas 11-20-2012, 12:09 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,809
Posted By 8thdwarf
I'm in for a CD ride south going north OR North...

I'm in for a CD ride south going north OR North going south :norton just need a start date and location :D ... I'm no expert but no slouch either. I've been playing in the dirt for a long time and...
Forum: Americas 11-20-2012, 05:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 658
Posted By 8thdwarf
take rain gear and extra socks.... :rofl

take rain gear and extra socks.... :rofl
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-16-2012, 12:43 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,465
Posted By 8thdwarf
I have a '98 XR650L and took it on a 4k mile loop...

I have a '98 XR650L and took it on a 4k mile loop up the CA cost to Seattle, then to Yellowstone NP to the CD trail. that was in 2011. It's loves the desert. California city, jawbone area, death...
Forum: Face plant 11-13-2012, 07:48 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,608
Posted By 8thdwarf
being from SoCal, the most litigious state in the...

being from SoCal, the most litigious state in the U.S., IMHO is that you should seek legal counsel. Dealing with the Insurance companies by yourself, with out knowing the ropes, is like feeding a...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-12-2012, 08:46 AM
Replies: 888
Views: 70,557
Posted By 8thdwarf
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-23-2012, 01:09 PM
Replies: 888
Views: 70,557
Posted By 8thdwarf
:lurk kool!!! waiting......

:lurk

kool!!! waiting......
Forum: Trip Planning 09-21-2012, 06:41 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,205
Posted By 8thdwarf
are you taking hwy 1 all the way up or I-5? ....I...

are you taking hwy 1 all the way up or I-5? ....I just got back taking the coast hwy, from Ventura, CA to Seattle and had a blast!!! took my time, camped out all the way. only had 1 reservation...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-04-2012, 03:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,372
Posted By 8thdwarf
I gota say that I'm having a blast on my 2010...

I gota say that I'm having a blast on my 2010 F800Gs. The 2010 fell into my lap while i was researching adventure bikes. Wanting something more road worthy and that could keep up a sustained 80 mph...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-28-2012, 03:43 PM
Replies: 1,326
Views: 555,428
Posted By 8thdwarf
http://8thdwarf.smugmug.com/Other/2012-trip/i-65v4...

http://8thdwarf.smugmug.com/Other/2012-trip/i-65v49qN/0/M/DSC0039-M.jpg

mirage windscreen cuz I detested the one that came with the bike.....
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-28-2012, 03:31 PM
Replies: 7,745
Views: 2,551,000
Posted By 8thdwarf
old coast highway....

http://8thdwarf.smugmug.com/Other/2012-trip/i-65v49qN/0/M/DSC0039-M.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-28-2012, 03:27 PM
Replies: 10,138
Views: 3,230,390
Posted By 8thdwarf
new used toy....

http://8thdwarf.smugmug.com/Other/2012-trip/i-65v49qN/0/M/DSC0039-M.jpghttp://http://8thdwarf.smugmug.com/Other/2012-trip/i-65v49qN/0/M/DSC0039-M.jpg
Forum: Americas 07-24-2012, 07:02 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,681
Posted By 8thdwarf
man, you got stones. riding the coast on a Vespa...

man, you got stones. riding the coast on a Vespa from Fallbrook :brow kuddos ..... my Girlfriend lives in the quaint village of Fallbrook ... small world....
Forum: Americas 07-24-2012, 06:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,681
Posted By 8thdwarf
I'm heading up the coast starting 8/6 and first...

I'm heading up the coast starting 8/6 and first stop is in Big Sur. meeting friends in Coos Bay, OR on the 9th, taking 3 days to get there. After that, Seattle for a visit with big sister. then?...
Forum: Equipment 07-16-2012, 12:40 PM
Replies: 3,723
Views: 568,841
Posted By 8thdwarf
thx for the info.... :1drink

thx for the info.... :1drink
Forum: Equipment 07-16-2012, 11:44 AM
Replies: 3,723
Views: 568,841
Posted By 8thdwarf
does anyone out there know the difference between...

does anyone out there know the difference between the models of Sena SMH10, SMH10D and SMH10D-10? :confused
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-05-2012, 06:50 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,814
Posted By 8thdwarf
rain in Seattle...how unusual... :rofl.... the...

rain in Seattle...how unusual... :rofl.... the Gorge is a great place and I hope to be going back soon. in the meantime I have a trip planned to Kenmore to visit my big sis coming up in Aug. what do...
Forum: Ride reports 07-02-2012, 09:52 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 11,281
Posted By 8thdwarf
nice stuff, great read.... thx :1drink

nice stuff, great read.... thx :1drink
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