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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-11-2010, 05:48 PM
Replies: 701
Views: 71,771
Posted By brian81
5'3 09 F650gs

5'3 09 F650gs
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-06-2009, 08:20 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,150
Posted By brian81
+1

+1
Forum: Trip Planning 09-25-2009, 09:52 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 12,885
Posted By brian81
For any meal of the day a jumbo Hot Pocket and a...

For any meal of the day a jumbo Hot Pocket and a 40 oz of Miller Lite
Forum: Americas 09-25-2009, 09:47 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,055
Posted By brian81
I did skyline and BRP in under two days. 45 mph...

I did skyline and BRP in under two days. 45 mph speed limit? Ya right:D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-24-2009, 09:30 AM
Replies: 10,029
Views: 2,090,688
Posted By brian81
That' funny :rofl

That' funny :rofl
Forum: Americas 09-23-2009, 01:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 612
Posted By brian81
I'll go with you:D

I'll go with you:D
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-23-2009, 11:23 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,785
Posted By brian81
Yes ! :rofl

Yes ! :rofl
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-22-2009, 10:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,785
Posted By brian81
If you're not doing a lot of off road riding why...

If you're not doing a lot of off road riding why didn't you go with the F650GS? Same bike but more street oriented, and cheaper:evil
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-22-2009, 12:17 PM
Replies: 523
Views: 79,008
Posted By brian81
You had 4 recalls on your 2009? As far my...

You had 4 recalls on your 2009? As far my research has turned up there are no recalls on 09 f650gs's :confused
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-22-2009, 09:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,806
Posted By brian81
For me no insurance = no doctor

For me no insurance = no doctor
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-22-2009, 09:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,806
Posted By brian81
Sore throttle wrist

I still have a sore throttle wrist after my 10,000 mile 32 day trip. It’s been about a month since I have been back and really haven’t been riding my bike too much, and if I have it has been short...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-14-2009, 07:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,098
Posted By brian81
A bit confused by oil requirements from DVD

So, I got the service DVD for my 09 F650GS and am a bit confused with the recommended oil quality the DVD recommends. at one point it says:

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Forum: Parallel Universe 08-10-2009, 04:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 825
Posted By brian81
how does it come off?

how does it come off?
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-10-2009, 03:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 825
Posted By brian81
Can this rust be covered by warranty?

Cleaning my 09 F650GS today and noticed some rust on the very top to the left fork. The bike is less than 6 months old, will the deal cover it under warranty? I'm assuming water got under the cap,...
Forum: Face plant 08-04-2009, 05:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,022
Posted By brian81
Glade you're OK, how much room did you give...

Glade you're OK, how much room did you give yourself from the other car? I usually give my self a nice cushion just for situations like that, so I can stop and the ass hole behind me has plenty of...
Forum: Equipment 06-21-2009, 06:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,707
Posted By brian81
I have the Feildsheer Mercury pant

I have the Feildsheer Mercury pant
Forum: Equipment 06-21-2009, 05:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,707
Posted By brian81
Cross country with no touring pants?

I am about to leave on a 10,000 mile + tour of the U.S.A and was wondering if I should leave my touring pants at home. I can't imagine wearing them and a textile jacket, especially in the South West....
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-18-2009, 07:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,391
Posted By brian81
I tried that but every time I transferred the...

I tried that but every time I transferred the rout to my Garmin it was different. For some reason the setting needs to be in the middle. So, now I set two way points, rout them together, and then...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-18-2009, 03:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,391
Posted By brian81
Ya, the more I think about it, the more I think I...

Ya, the more I think about it, the more I think I need to add the Pacific NW:D.

I started going over my files and noticed there are a lot of places where it routs me to a freeway, like half way...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-18-2009, 03:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,391
Posted By brian81
That section is supposed to be the original Rout...

That section is supposed to be the original Rout 66. I got a gpx file and those were the way points to keep you on the original. I figured If once I got on it if it wasn't any good I would re-rout.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-18-2009, 02:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,391
Posted By brian81
Thanks for all the replies. I will be doing...

Thanks for all the replies. I will be doing "going to the sun road", where I enter parks and major cities I didn't bother mapping everywhere I'll go. I'll be spending a few days in these types of...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-18-2009, 01:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,391
Posted By brian81
If you right click and save as it will work

If you right click and save as it will work
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-18-2009, 08:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 995
Posted By brian81
Find Nearest Place in Mapquest F%$#ing Weird

So , I have Mapsource 6.15.6 with City Nav North America 2008 NT as my map. I decided to look up some campgrounds around my home.I know almost all of them , but I want to see how accurate Mapsource...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-17-2009, 07:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,391
Posted By brian81
Can you see anything intresting?

Well, I have finally finished planning my rout across America. I have 3 months to do it in, I should be OK. Here is a link to the gpx file. If you have any suggestions on cool places, roads, or...
Forum: Face plant 06-16-2009, 05:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,843
Posted By brian81
True, a t-bone at 10mph is going to be better...

True, a t-bone at 10mph is going to be better than a lowslide at 40. ABS would helped too! Get better and keep riding!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-10-2009, 06:17 PM
Replies: 10,029
Views: 2,090,688
Posted By brian81
I walked into class yesterday wearing my riding...

I walked into class yesterday wearing my riding jacket and carrying my helmet. The girl says, "Did you ride your bike here"? No, I drove my truck and I decided to wear my helmet, because I don't have...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-09-2009, 10:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 851
Posted By brian81
I don't know I just can't get used to these...

I don't know I just can't get used to these machines that are so quiet. Whether its cars or bikes I need t here some noises!!:D
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-09-2009, 12:43 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 42,405
Posted By brian81
Don't know if this site has come up but looks...

Don't know if this site has come up but looks like some helpful info:

http://www.miller90.eclipse.co.uk/TAT/GPX%20files/Maps.htm
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-06-2009, 08:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,451
Posted By brian81
Well, I took it to the dealer , it was throwing...

Well, I took it to the dealer , it was throwing some error codes. The dealer replaced a fuel pump sensor. On my way home I stalled again! Took it back and they replaced the fuel pump and the sensor....
Forum: Face plant 06-06-2009, 05:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,799
Posted By brian81
Yup, you have to keep your guard up all the time....

Yup, you have to keep your guard up all the time. Just today I was at a red light when it turned green, out of habit, I looked both ways before proceeding. Some guy runs the red almost slams into a...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-31-2009, 04:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,451
Posted By brian81
Interesting, that may explain the reason for...

Interesting, that may explain the reason for starting it back up but what about the stalling?Another thing puzzling me is why it runs fine after i top off the gas tank...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-31-2009, 09:08 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,451
Posted By brian81
Well it happened again, I'm going to call the...

Well it happened again, I'm going to call the dealer tomorrow. Now, I know when I take it in it won't stall and I'll look like an asshole so I got Video!! At 1.25 it stalls, notice how it wont start...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-26-2009, 07:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,451
Posted By brian81
It's not a situation where I didn't give it...

It's not a situation where I didn't give it enough gas and it stalled. After the first time it did it again numerous times. Under no circumstances should a brand new bike stall while in neutral.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-26-2009, 10:50 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,451
Posted By brian81
09 F650gs same stalling issue as F800?

Have about 500mi on my 09 F650gs and a little problem today. After riding on the freeway for 30 minutes I pulled off and stopped at a friend’s house. After about 15 minutes I was heeded home on side...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-18-2009, 05:11 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,812
Posted By brian81
Put in work on the bike and you will be fine....

Put in work on the bike and you will be fine. Moving up to a bigger bike is like learning to ride again. You'll feel sketchy at first but as time goes on you'll be fine . Buy and enjoy!!
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-16-2009, 08:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,186
Posted By brian81
I was thinking the same thing. My Garmin 2720 has...

I was thinking the same thing. My Garmin 2720 has campgrounds listed on the POI. Even looking around Mapsource with the detail at the highest will show a small tent for a camp ground...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-16-2009, 08:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,508
Posted By brian81
What recall and how can you tell if your bike is...

What recall and how can you tell if your bike is included?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-12-2009, 09:43 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,582
Posted By brian81
Seat height= 31' Inseam =30'

Seat height= 31'
Inseam =30'
Forum: Equipment 04-08-2009, 04:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,215
Posted By brian81
Just put a set on my F650GS and they are great....

Just put a set on my F650GS and they are great. They are solid, look good, and can take a beating. I highly recommend them!!:D
Forum: Equipment 04-03-2009, 07:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 645
Posted By brian81
Well I installed the Quick-Lock racks (very nice)...

Well I installed the Quick-Lock racks (very nice) now I have another dilemma. Do I return my Soft Nelson Rigg saddle bags and go with some hard pelican cases? The total cost would be around $175...
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