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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Today, 03:01 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 635
Posted By Vandal 62
Load of a mag of your 5.56mm green tip just in...

Load of a mag of your 5.56mm green tip just in case. You never know one of those SUVs could be driven by a terrorist or a zombie.
Forum: Americas 02-25-2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 216
Posted By Vandal 62
leave ottawa on the 17 trans Canada. Head down...

leave ottawa on the 17 trans Canada. Head down Barron canyon road which is off doran road. Google it. There will be signs for the park. I highly recommend hiking the Barron river trail, it's only a...
Forum: Equipment 02-23-2015, 07:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,093
Posted By Vandal 62
http://www.redoxx.com Ex US special forces...

http://www.redoxx.com

Ex US special forces parachute rigger makes this kit. Incredible build quality, it's a life long pack. Customer service is as outstanding. I highly recommend. Made in Montana.
Forum: Equipment 02-23-2015, 07:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 923
Posted By Vandal 62
I have the lattitude misano pants and jacket and...

I have the lattitude misano pants and jacket and couldn't be happier. I have had a few spills off road but nothing on Tarmac knock on wood. The suit is 100% water proof I have been in multiple down...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-21-2015, 08:40 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,727
Posted By Vandal 62
I have the touratech expedition. It's not...

I have the touratech expedition. It's not installed yet, it was expensive but after talking with Alex at Konflict it was the right choice for me. I will be sure to post once it's up and running...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-20-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,702
Posted By Vandal 62
If you just put a deposit on a tiger, then off...

If you just put a deposit on a tiger, then off you go. Jog on, enjoy your new triple.
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-16-2015, 05:46 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,163
Posted By Vandal 62
I recently picked up the Ohlins FKA105 front fork...

I recently picked up the Ohlins FKA105 front fork kit as well as the touratech expedition rear shock for my 2013. I have yet to do the install as work has gotten in the way and it's brass balls out...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-16-2015, 05:32 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,158
Posted By Vandal 62
I know he's from Slovakia. I didn't see that...

I know he's from Slovakia. I didn't see that until after. I was busy making supper for the girls and trying to be smart at the same time. Well at least supper was good!!!
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-16-2015, 05:20 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 10,705
Posted By Vandal 62
Cup of cement? Lol. -38c this morning buddy. I...

Cup of cement? Lol. -38c this morning buddy. I get what your saying though it's just funny. As for heat from the bike? It's like any other motorbike. Throw a leg over and go for it.
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-15-2015, 01:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 830
Posted By Vandal 62
I've never been to Hawaii sorry! But congrats on...

I've never been to Hawaii sorry! But congrats on the bike brah (that's how they say it there?) I know how it sucks when you have a post and no replies so there you go.
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-13-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,158
Posted By Vandal 62
First off don't pay attention to that first...

First off don't pay attention to that first comment by that tight Jean wearing euro dick.

Secondly if I was you I woukd contact Dave over at Motooverland. He makes outstanding hand built Kit....
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-06-2015, 10:22 PM
Replies: 7,963
Views: 2,723,315
Posted By Vandal 62
333129

333129
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-06-2015, 05:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 717
Posted By Vandal 62
Gents update, I have decided to go with the...

Gents update,

I have decided to go with the touratech expedition rear shock. I talked at length for a while with a really knowledgeable suspension expert and this decision was made.

As well...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-04-2015, 08:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,036
Posted By Vandal 62
I have Rox risers and ran into similar problems...

I have Rox risers and ran into similar problems until I figured out how to tighten the properly as mentioned previously. Now they are great, I have no issues with line tension. Hope this helps.
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-04-2015, 07:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 717
Posted By Vandal 62
Elka and most of the other manufacturers only...

Elka and most of the other manufacturers only build rear shocks up to 2012 as far as I can tell.

My budget will allow up to 1200$ looking for adjustable preload, compression and rebound....
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-04-2015, 05:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 717
Posted By Vandal 62
I'm planning on after much reading installing the...

I'm planning on after much reading installing the traxxion ak20 Kit. I'm looking for a rear shock to match the new front. I have googled and really only come up with rear shock options from touratech...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-04-2015, 03:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 717
Posted By Vandal 62
Rear shock help!

Gents,

I'm looking for a new rear shock for my 2013 800gs Which has the esa feature. Ride hard enough off road. So far all I have found are some options from touratech and an ohlins bm303. Are...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-26-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 521
Posted By Vandal 62
Brilliant, thanks guys.

Brilliant, thanks guys.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-25-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 521
Posted By Vandal 62
HDB folding mirrors

Is there a trick to these folding mirrors? I cannot seem to get them into a a good enough position where I don't have to duck my head to see what's behind me. Anyone with these mirrors your insight...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-20-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 9,244
Posted By Vandal 62
Curing the headache by cutting off the head....

Curing the headache by cutting off the head. Nice. Best of luck to you in your quest for the perfect motorcycle. God speed.

Regards.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-20-2014, 05:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 790
Posted By Vandal 62
That sucks. What about modifying foot peg angle...

That sucks. What about modifying foot peg angle or height? Perhaps a seat? Rather than modify the bars look at your knee position and see what else you can try. I have these bars on my 13 and can...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-19-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 657
Posted By Vandal 62
Different strokes for different folks. For me,...

Different strokes for different folks. For me, they were cheap, perform brilliantly off road and good on road. I'm a realistic guy and fully expected a knobby tire to perform differently than a more...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-19-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 657
Posted By Vandal 62
I've only got about 300kms on these tires which...

I've only got about 300kms on these tires which includes some pavement. The front feels very 'heavy' in the corners when leaned over. They defineatly feel better once scrubbed in. For me it's a worth...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-19-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 657
Posted By Vandal 62
Pirelli Scorpion rallye

For those who are interested....just came back from an epic day of off road adventure, deep mud, forest roads at 80kph, sand pit, rock etc.

The new pirelli scorpion ralleyes I spooned on the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-19-2014, 05:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 427
Posted By Vandal 62
+1 I emailed elka and asked them when and if...

+1 I emailed elka and asked them when and if they were going to develop a shock for the 2013 model year. From what I remember he said they were unsure and he would e mail me as soon as they do. I'm...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-19-2014, 05:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,042
Posted By Vandal 62
"Let the good times roll!" That's kawasaki mate. ...

"Let the good times roll!" That's kawasaki mate.

Welcome aboard.
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-22-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 912
Posted By Vandal 62
When I bought mine I got the road side assistance...

When I bought mine I got the road side assistance card, warranty card and the plastic wallet key. I also got a 'welcome to the club' type letter from bmw mottorad.
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-20-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 599
Posted By Vandal 62
ESA for off road

For those that have it, what ESA setting are you dudes using for off road?
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-20-2014, 04:49 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 10,868
Posted By Vandal 62
I'd hate to be in the middle of no where and have...

I'd hate to be in the middle of no where and have to patch a tube.[/QUOTE]

My thoughts exactly. I've had a few flats on my KLR deep in the bush with multiple tube patches and changes on mefos...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-16-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 10,868
Posted By Vandal 62
I have k60's front and rear. I find them to be a...

I have k60's front and rear. I find them to be a very good all round tire. However, lately I find myself on pavement only in search of dirt and mud. Having said that I'm looking to replace them with...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-16-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,110
Posted By Vandal 62
I own a 2009 klr 650 and a 2013 F800gs. Before...

I own a 2009 klr 650 and a 2013 F800gs. Before buying the gs i was in the same boat, wondering about vibes. To sum it up the klr is a great bike but the gs is an amazing bike. Even if you dumped...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-15-2014, 04:43 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 37,188
Posted By Vandal 62
I just installed one on my '13. So far it's been...

I just installed one on my '13. So far it's been awesome. No real off road adventuring as of yet just some highway Kms.
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-02-2014, 04:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,407
Posted By Vandal 62
Try some good line and a few caribiners. You...

Try some good line and a few caribiners. You could rig up a pulley system if there are trees around. No trees? Slap yourself in the face, rage out, grab lift whilst turning purple in the face. A...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-01-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,407
Posted By Vandal 62
Simple solution.....more time at the gym.

Simple solution.....more time at the gym.
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-29-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,045
Posted By Vandal 62
Ice ice baby.

Ice ice baby.
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-27-2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,868
Posted By Vandal 62
Britannia composites mirage 2. Brilliant piece of...

Britannia composites mirage 2. Brilliant piece of kit.
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-15-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,554
Posted By Vandal 62
+1..... 100% agree.

+1.....

100% agree.
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-13-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 808
Posted By Vandal 62
Same problem I have. I installed a Mirage 2 the...

Same problem I have. I installed a Mirage 2 the same day as the HDB guards. I can turn to full lock to the right, when I turn to the left the guard hits the Mirage, looking down at the lock there is...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-11-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 808
Posted By Vandal 62
I just installed hdb handguards on my 800...

I just installed hdb handguards on my 800 yesterday. I also have the 2" rox risers. I played around with clutch cable position for a while but to no avail, it was too tight. I loosened off the clutch...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-08-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,045
Posted By Vandal 62
Nothing at all. There is just a difference of...

Nothing at all. There is just a difference of opinion with regards to the touratech handguards that are apparently made out of Austrian chocolate. Mine cracked in half after a tumble off road....
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