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Forum: Parallel Universe 06-12-2013, 06:01 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,759
Posted By Skoots
Tried roll starting it with no luck.

Tried roll starting it with no luck.
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-12-2013, 05:59 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,759
Posted By Skoots
I asked about this. They said bmw would not cover...

I asked about this. They said bmw would not cover it. I would have to pay for it. They also said the part they replaced had a different part number then the original part. So hopefully I will not...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-31-2013, 07:13 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,759
Posted By Skoots
Took the bike to Bob's bmw today. The switch is...

Took the bike to Bob's bmw today. The switch is bad. They said this is the first time they have seen this problem on the 2013 F800gs. They had to order the part. Will have my bike back next week.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-28-2013, 06:28 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,759
Posted By Skoots
Not messing with it. Will let Bobs bmw fix it....

Not messing with it. Will let Bobs bmw fix it. Once I get the work order from them stating what failed and what was fixed I will submit that with my receipts to bmw roadside assistance. I will get...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-27-2013, 06:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 737
Posted By Skoots
The youngest in our group is 9 years old riding a...

The youngest in our group is 9 years old riding a crf 80. We won't be hitting the hard trails. We would be sticking to the easier trails. I figure if my nephew can make it through on a crf 80 I...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-27-2013, 05:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 737
Posted By Skoots
F800gs on Hatfield and McCoy trails????

Just wondering if anybody has taken their F800gs on these trails? If there is already a thread this on this please point me in the right direction. My brothers go down there twice a year with their...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-27-2013, 04:49 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,759
Posted By Skoots
I will be bringing it to the shop this Friday. I...

I will be bringing it to the shop this Friday. I have the day off of work.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-25-2013, 06:40 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,004
Posted By Skoots
Pissed Sounds exactly like what happened to my bike...

Sounds exactly like what happened to my bike yesterday. Left me stranded 220 miles away from my house. When I bring it into the shop I will let them know to check that first.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-25-2013, 10:16 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,759
Posted By Skoots
Sounds like that could be it. Got home this...

Sounds like that could be it. Got home this morning at 4 am. Just got up and am going to go drop the UHaul truck off. When I get back home I'm going to tinker with the bike some more.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-24-2013, 05:55 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,759
Posted By Skoots
Tried that multiple times.

Tried that multiple times.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-24-2013, 04:35 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,759
Posted By Skoots
No warning lights. Everything is normal except it...

No warning lights. Everything is normal except it won't start.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-24-2013, 04:34 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,759
Posted By Skoots
Forgot to mention I'm 220 miles away from my...

Forgot to mention I'm 220 miles away from my house. Will deal with BMW next week.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-24-2013, 04:12 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,759
Posted By Skoots
I bought the bike three months ago. Never been...

I bought the bike three months ago. Never been off road yet. Had the battery checked. Nothing wrong with it. Was riding in the rain all day yesterday. Even then that shouldn't do anything. Worked on...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-24-2013, 03:45 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,759
Posted By Skoots
I did. Towing company couldn't get to until 3 pm...

I did. Towing company couldn't get to until 3 pm and the nearest dealer ship is 55 miles away and they close at 6 and don't open up until Tuesday. With the holiday traffic I would have been cutting...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-24-2013, 08:41 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,759
Posted By Skoots
Dumb question.....where is the fuse box at on...

Dumb question.....where is the fuse box at on this bike?
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-24-2013, 08:39 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,759
Posted By Skoots
Won't crank over. Got my battery tested and it...

Won't crank over. Got my battery tested and it was good. Out of ideas.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-24-2013, 08:04 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,759
Posted By Skoots
HELP... Bike won't start

I'm stuck in Newburgh New York. Bike will not start. When I turn the key everything powers up but the gas gauge and temp gauge does not bump up or move. It's like the computer won't let you start it....
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-03-2013, 06:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,781
Posted By Skoots
Some gravel... ...

Some gravel...
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8071/8342094014_a22bccdc62_c.jpg
... where you can see my set up. I'm not that taller than you and my wife is just like yours. We've got plenty of room...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-03-2013, 06:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,203
Posted By Skoots
I have the Madstad for my 13F800gs. It works...

I have the Madstad for my 13F800gs. It works good. No complaints.
Forum: Ride reports 05-02-2013, 07:52 PM
Replies: 793
Views: 224,534
Posted By Skoots
Suscribed:lurk

Suscribed:lurk
Forum: Ride reports 04-30-2013, 06:39 PM
Replies: 2,566
Views: 1,741,254
Posted By Skoots
Hopefully he will finish. Great RR.

Hopefully he will finish. Great RR.
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-23-2013, 08:37 AM
Replies: 325
Views: 129,330
Posted By Skoots
Let me start by saying I have perused over all...

Let me start by saying I have perused over all the seat threads till my eyes hurt. My question is what seat gives you the lowest drop? I'm not to worried about it being comfortable at this point....
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-19-2013, 06:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,206
Posted By Skoots
I'm looking to just get out and ride and see some...

I'm looking to just get out and ride and see some good sites. A motel might be thrown in there a day or two at most. I have no problem doing 400+ miles a day. Did that alot on my Buell Lightning. The...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-17-2013, 05:49 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,206
Posted By Skoots
I have 7 days for this ride. This will be my...

I have 7 days for this ride. This will be my longest ride so far. All my other trips have been 2 night 3 day rides. So I'm really looking forward to do this trip. In the process of farkling the crap...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-17-2013, 05:02 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 34,254
Posted By Skoots
Wasn't panicking.... More surprised then anything...

Wasn't panicking.... More surprised then anything and irritated. Sounds like a plan. I will wait and see if Bmw comes out with a new design then get it replaced or just get it done before my warranty...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-17-2013, 04:30 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 34,254
Posted By Skoots
After seeing this thread I figured I would check...

After seeing this thread I figured I would check my bike out. Thinking to myself, my bike should be fine, it's a 2013, has less then two hundred miles on it, just got it three weeks ago. Well.........
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-17-2013, 04:20 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,206
Posted By Skoots
Thanks, Will keep that in mind once I get up that...

Thanks, Will keep that in mind once I get up that way.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-17-2013, 04:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,206
Posted By Skoots
Wow!!! Thanks for all the input everybody! Will...

Wow!!! Thanks for all the input everybody! Will take everybody's suggestions into account when planning this. Once I get a route planned I will post it here so if anybody else is thinking of riding...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-16-2013, 10:03 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,206
Posted By Skoots
[QUOTE=henrymartin;20964768]What kind of bike?...

[QUOTE=henrymartin;20964768]What kind of bike? 2up or solo?

I will be riding a F800gs solo. My buddy will be on his Road King. Thanks for all the imput everybody. Looks like I have a lot of...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-16-2013, 06:47 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,206
Posted By Skoots
Northern MD to Mt Washington NH to Gloucester Mass and back home

Planning to do this ride the end of May. I have three spots that I'm plan on hitting so far. Delaware water gap, Mt Washington, and Gloucester. The rest of the route I haven't planned yet. I'm...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-10-2013, 07:50 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,860
Posted By Skoots
Picked up a Alpine White 13F8s three weeks ago...

Picked up a Alpine White 13F8s three weeks ago with all the bells and whistles. Trully happy with the bike coming from a 09 Buell Lightning. So far I have installed the Turatech splash guard. Can't...
Forum: Vendors 02-28-2013, 03:18 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,928
Posted By Skoots
Will do, thanks.

Will do, thanks.
Forum: Vendors 02-27-2013, 04:33 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,928
Posted By Skoots
Do you have anything for a F800gs?

Do you have anything for a F800gs?
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-25-2013, 08:03 PM
Replies: 325
Views: 129,330
Posted By Skoots
Anybody looking to get rid of a low seat? My...

Anybody looking to get rid of a low seat? My stock seat is to high.
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-25-2013, 04:44 PM
Replies: 2,094
Views: 210,552
Posted By Skoots
Thanks.... It all makes sense now. I was trying...

Thanks.... It all makes sense now. I was trying to adjust sitting still.
Forum: Ride reports 02-25-2013, 04:09 PM
Replies: 6,734
Views: 2,070,164
Posted By Skoots
Looking foreword to traveling along with you on...

Looking foreword to traveling along with you on this next leg of your epic trip. This thread is a daily read for me. Reading through you RTW trip convinced me to sell my Buell last April. Saved for...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-25-2013, 03:57 PM
Replies: 2,094
Views: 210,552
Posted By Skoots
Laugh Abs_asc

Stupid noob question... Just picked up a 13 F800gs last week.:D Took it out today for the first time. My question is how do you know if the abs/adv is on or off? I've read the owner's manuel and have...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-19-2013, 07:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,486
Posted By Skoots
Well I finally pulled the trigger today!!! Picked...

Well I finally pulled the trigger today!!! Picked up a 13 F800gs today from Bob's BMW! No complaints in dealing with them. Had a good experience with them. Very helpful. This is my first BMW. I have...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-15-2013, 06:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,486
Posted By Skoots
Thanks everyone for all the input. I appreciate...

Thanks everyone for all the input. I appreciate it.
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-14-2013, 04:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,486
Posted By Skoots
Talking 2013 F800gs Price.....Pulled the trigger!!!!

I'm looking to pick up a bike from the dealer in the next week or two. What would
you guys consider a fair price for this bike not including taxes and tags. I plan on
getting all the available...
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