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Forum: Americas 08-30-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 779
Posted By Manventure
I just saw your PM, so sorry I didn't respond...

I just saw your PM, so sorry I didn't respond sooner. I replied with my mobile # so if you are ever in the neighborhood again you can count me as a willing host.
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-30-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 510
Posted By Manventure
Anyone Hack'd a F650GS?

I suppose the thread title is pretty self explanatory.

Have a 2009 F650GS that I love but the pitter patter of tiny feet have made me start thinking about hacking it. I have the financial means...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-09-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,717
Posted By Manventure
Pazzo.

Pazzo.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-03-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 631
Posted By Manventure
What they said. Best combo out there and I...

What they said.

Best combo out there and I would also recommend the Tool Box.
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-20-2013, 01:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,984
Posted By Manventure
I am having EXACTLY the same problem only mine is...

I am having EXACTLY the same problem only mine is a 09 F650 that still has the original battery in it.

Looks like I should probably consider replacing the battery before it leaves me stranded.
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-14-2013, 09:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,409
Posted By Manventure
I have a 2009 so I don't know about 2014 fitment...

I have a 2009 so I don't know about 2014 fitment but I went with the MOD as it has excellent coverage. Fit great with the SW Motech Crash Bars.
Forum: Trip Planning 09-01-2013, 09:46 PM
Replies: 1,039
Views: 609,663
Posted By Manventure
I have 7 acres between Granite Falls, WA and...

I have 7 acres between Granite Falls, WA and Arlington, WA. Huge shop if you want to work on your bike - equipped with tools, etc. but I would be of limited help.

Lots of tent space, have a 35'...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-18-2013, 10:15 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,850
Posted By Manventure
I am not sure what xx/xx Heidenau K60's are...

I am not sure what xx/xx Heidenau K60's are considered but in reading your description I would also consider those. I love them but don't do anything too crazy on them.
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-15-2013, 10:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 359
Posted By Manventure
Lever Swapping

I just got my new Pazzo shorties in preparation for our WABDR run in a couple weeks.

The instructions look relatively straight forward. Any reason a moderately inclined rider couldn't do the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-12-2013, 10:57 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 14,018
Posted By Manventure
44 Been on my 650 for about 3 years now and...

44

Been on my 650 for about 3 years now and had a XT250 for a couple of years before that.

I really wish I hadn't wasted the last 20+ years of my life not knowing how much I enjoy riding.
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-23-2013, 08:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,799
Posted By Manventure
I have the Varios and would LOVE to have some...

I have the Varios and would LOVE to have some type of an adapter to mount the Wolfman Expeds to so I am anxious to see your efforts!
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-14-2013, 07:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,659
Posted By Manventure
Mine failed on my 09 650 about halfway home on a...

Mine failed on my 09 650 about halfway home on a trip. Luckily I had read about it here on the forum and managed to jumper it with the kit I was carrying on my bike and made it home.

I never...
Forum: Equipment 07-11-2013, 08:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 722
Posted By Manventure
Ditto. I put the Sean's on my 225 and 250 and...

Ditto. I put the Sean's on my 225 and 250 and the D-Take on my 650gs and wish I had found them before putting the first two sets on my Yammy's.

I will never not buy those Doubles again.
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-11-2013, 08:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,485
Posted By Manventure
Just rode my 09 650gs from Seattle to Reno and...

Just rode my 09 650gs from Seattle to Reno and back over a long weekend and would do it again in a second. Highway pegs on your crashbars will help and keeping the rpms somewhere between 3500 and...
Forum: Equipment 07-05-2013, 08:57 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,440
Posted By Manventure
Pretty good list. I also keep a...

Pretty good list.

I also keep a connector/cable for jump starting bikes. Not sure who will have what but most of my buddies have a SAE so I bring along a SAE to Clip connector.

Someone...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-04-2013, 07:29 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,282
Posted By Manventure
I don't want to talk about the number of times I...

I don't want to talk about the number of times I have tested my set-up but let me assure you that you will not be disappointed with the SW Motech bars and the MOD skid plate.

While you are at it...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-16-2013, 03:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,718
Posted By Manventure
I have the hand numbing vibes from about 3900 -...

I have the hand numbing vibes from about 3900 - 4200. Anything else is just dandy but cruise at 70 mph with 4000 rpms for an hour and it is horrible.
Forum: Equipment 05-15-2013, 08:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,489
Posted By Manventure
I am honestly not sure how the mounting holes...

I am honestly not sure how the mounting holes would align but have you considered MOD? I have one on my F650GS and it rocks. www.motooverland.com (http://www.motooverland.com).
Forum: Equipment 05-12-2013, 08:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,414
Posted By Manventure
Like everyone else has said, that is ABS...

Like everyone else has said, that is ABS plumbing. I have a tool tube on my bike made of 4" with that exact same screw cap that you show in your pictures. I also have a few of the tractor manual...
Forum: Equipment 05-12-2013, 08:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,570
Posted By Manventure
XT225 or G650 GS or whatever they are calling the...

XT225 or G650 GS or whatever they are calling the single cylinder BMW nowadays. I owned both a XT225 and XT250 and preferred the 6th gear of the 225 and the fact that you could get a Clarke tank on...
Forum: Equipment 05-10-2013, 08:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,631
Posted By Manventure
Vango Omega 350. Oh wait, that wasn't on the...

Vango Omega 350. Oh wait, that wasn't on the list. Redverz if I had to pick from your list.
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-08-2013, 09:16 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 11,559
Posted By Manventure
Nice work! Only Adv class that wasn't a Katoom. ...

Nice work! Only Adv class that wasn't a Katoom. Charlie and Ewan would be proud, only you did it without 2 chase vehicles and numerous corporate sponsors! :-)
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-29-2013, 04:19 PM
Replies: 2,272
Views: 265,199
Posted By Manventure
JR. I put one under each Vario. Since I don't...

JR. I put one under each Vario. Since I don't ever retract or expand them (leave them in the biggest size position) it wasn't a problem for me to get a few rubber washers and drill a couple holes. ...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-27-2013, 10:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,316
Posted By Manventure
Yeah, we adopted a fantastic little baby boy in...

Yeah, we adopted a fantastic little baby boy in June and the last 9 months have been a bottle and diaper laden blur devoid of any meaningful bike riding.

However I am gearing up for a WABDR run...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-27-2013, 09:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,316
Posted By Manventure
More obscure bike protection - radiator, rear brake reservoir, voltage regulator?

So, obviously we all know handguards, crash bars, etc. are necessary but I am looking for someone who has actually damaged their radiator, rear brake reservoir or voltage regulator in a crash OR...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-27-2013, 09:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,056
Posted By Manventure
I have the 650 and I have been pretty happy with...

I have the 650 and I have been pretty happy with it as a commuter when I am not exploring the great wilderness but I have never had anything else to compare it to so YMMV.
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-27-2013, 10:30 AM
Replies: 1,394
Views: 621,237
Posted By Manventure
I have had a hesitant trigger finger poised over...

I have had a hesitant trigger finger poised over that Mirage2 for months now. Any update on receiving, installing and testing it?
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-16-2012, 08:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,078
Posted By Manventure
I am assuming you mean a tank bag?

I am assuming you mean a tank bag?
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-02-2012, 08:07 PM
Replies: 8,450
Views: 8,271,568
Posted By Manventure
Shit, with the price of Uggs you could afford a...

Shit, with the price of Uggs you could afford a proper pair of boots! As a man who has financed many of pair of those I would have preferred some proper boots, they would have been cheaper......
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-01-2012, 03:49 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,352
Posted By Manventure
They ran off with his Scott Oiler........

They ran off with his Scott Oiler........
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-02-2012, 04:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,921
Posted By Manventure
I did waaaaaay too much research before I farkled...

I did waaaaaay too much research before I farkled up. As a matter of fact I should have used that time for riding......

That said, I would recommend the following and haven't been disappointed by...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-27-2012, 11:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 838
Posted By Manventure
Tool Kit - Beyond the Tool

So I have the Advdesign toolkit which I have added a 1/4" socket driver, 1/4" driver 3" extension, Titan Hex bit kit, pliers, diagnals, etc. to but I was also wondering what types of electrical...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-29-2012, 11:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 563
Posted By Manventure
Front Fender Extender F650

I have been doing more off roading and noticed that my radiator, oil filter, etc. is getting a ton of debris in it. Anyone have a particular fondness for one extender or another?

Thx
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-17-2012, 07:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,542
Posted By Manventure
Ok - we have had the Canadians pitch in, now...

Ok - we have had the Canadians pitch in, now where are the Germans for their impressions :-)

Seriously though, I have looked at both and will be going with the Pazzo's. Not only do I like the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-16-2012, 05:29 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,706
Posted By Manventure
Shhhhhhhsh. Don't tell my wife my secret :-)

Shhhhhhhsh. Don't tell my wife my secret :-)
Forum: Equipment 07-15-2012, 09:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,504
Posted By Manventure
Interested.

Interested.
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-15-2012, 09:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,942
Posted By Manventure
Mine went bad so I just tied the red/white and...

Mine went bad so I just tied the red/white and left the brown to float. I don't think I will ever replace it, although maybe I will have a scary kick stand down moment and recant that opinion.
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-12-2012, 07:54 PM
Replies: 588
Views: 246,637
Posted By Manventure
I am a SW-Motech, MOD Skidplate fan. I have used...

I am a SW-Motech, MOD Skidplate fan. I have used both extensively!!!!
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-12-2012, 07:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,706
Posted By Manventure
I have little hands and can't really manage with...

I have little hands and can't really manage with 2 fingers. Besides Wunderlich who is it that makes good adjustable levers - starts with a P or an S I think.........
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-11-2012, 05:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,899
Posted By Manventure
I have that Advdesign kit and their tire pump...

I have that Advdesign kit and their tire pump kit. That was the kit I supplemented with a few other items. Expensive yes but top notch and I priced trying to build it separately and it wouldn't...
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