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Forum: Road warriors 12-22-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,028
Posted By trrt
Yamaha SR400 thumper?

Yamaha SR400 thumper?
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 4,302
Views: 537,133
Posted By trrt
I have a lightly used (100 miles or so from new)...

I have a lightly used (100 miles or so from new) and in great condition Calsci Medium screen for the G which I will sell if you (or anyone else) are interested. I tried both Calsci and ZTechnik V...
Forum: Road warriors 12-02-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 1,579
Views: 159,236
Posted By trrt
The comparison doesn't mean much, but since you...

The comparison doesn't mean much, but since you asked 8,149 is 6,790 witout VAT (at 20%), and at a dollar exchange rate of circa 1.55 that is $10,525.
Forum: Thumpers 12-02-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 7,919
Views: 1,056,071
Posted By trrt
I have put them on my (non-Sertao) G650 and like...

I have put them on my (non-Sertao) G650 and like them. I have them in low boy setting and get a little more leg room. I like the wider platform they provide too (stock pegs are too narrow front to...
Forum: Thumpers 11-27-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 7,919
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Posted By trrt
It's there but when I open the link it says 2014...

It's there but when I open the link it says 2014 model. The two bikes immediately above, for example, both say 2015.
Forum: Thumpers 11-25-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 7,919
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Posted By trrt
My dash was replaced at the 600 mile service. I...

My dash was replaced at the 600 mile service. I wasn't aware of any problem with it, they simply informed me when they returned the bike from the service "we replaced the dash" and I never really...
Forum: Thumpers 11-21-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 7,919
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Posted By trrt
They don't even do that. They are too low on top...

They don't even do that. They are too low on top side.
Forum: Thumpers 11-12-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 7,919
Views: 1,056,071
Posted By trrt
Might be interesting to speculate what will...

Might be interesting to speculate what will replace it... same engine or variation thereof? Lighter frame? Competing with what other bikes?
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2014, 04:09 AM
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Posted By trrt
Should be 36 months from date of purchase.

Should be 36 months from date of purchase.
Forum: Road warriors 11-07-2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 13,172
Posted By trrt
..... or the daily "adventure" of commuting into...

..... or the daily "adventure" of commuting into an urban jungle (London, Manhattan,...) on a bike in all seasons, or riding across country on tarmac to college, or using a bike as primary means of...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-23-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,042
Posted By trrt
..... and G..... :)

..... and G..... :)
Forum: Thumpers 10-18-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 4,302
Views: 537,133
Posted By trrt
I have same bars. Like them, seem sturdy, like...

I have same bars. Like them, seem sturdy, like the three mounting points for sturdiness, but also not yet tested in a drop. Will also add lights on them at some point.
Forum: Thumpers 10-10-2014, 01:47 PM
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Posted By trrt
I haven't understood the desire for a higher...

I haven't understood the desire for a higher gear. G650 is fairly smooth and seems happy in the 5 - 6 k rev range, at which point it is running indicated 70-85 mph on flat slab. Seems like a sweet...
Forum: Road warriors 10-07-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 49,216
Posted By trrt
For me, fuel gauge, speedo, gear indicator and...

For me, fuel gauge, speedo, gear indicator and clock. And I only have two of those on my G650 GS : )

Personally don't like digital speedo or tach. Nicely designed analog gauge with needles for me.
Forum: Thumpers 09-23-2014, 08:15 AM
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Posted By trrt
They say anything about the sister model G650 GS?

They say anything about the sister model G650 GS?
Forum: Road warriors 09-20-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 1,579
Views: 159,236
Posted By trrt
Honda Deauville is also sub liter shaft, but also...

Honda Deauville is also sub liter shaft, but also not same league.
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 4,302
Views: 537,133
Posted By trrt
Don't know about crazy off road stuff, but have...

Don't know about crazy off road stuff, but have hit a few crazy NYC potholes on the cast rims and ok so far.
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 4,302
Views: 537,133
Posted By trrt
I like them. I believe they are sturdy but I...

I like them. I believe they are sturdy but I can't comment on how they perform / protect in a drop coz I haven't done that yet. I don't have the skid plate.
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 4,302
Views: 537,133
Posted By trrt
interested to see how that works out (have SW...

interested to see how that works out (have SW Motech crash bars too)
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 7,919
Views: 1,056,071
Posted By trrt
Thanks Do you or anyone have a view on whether...

Thanks
Do you or anyone have a view on whether those front panniers which hang off the side of the faux gas tank could be a problem in terms of blocking the fan air exhaust on the right side?...
Forum: Thumpers 08-09-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 4,302
Views: 537,133
Posted By trrt
I haven't tried Cee Bailey but I did try a...

I haven't tried Cee Bailey but I did try a similar height Calsci which may behave in a similar way. That one flexed too much for my liking, partly I believe due to issue of flex in the stock mounting...
Forum: Thumpers 07-29-2014, 01:04 PM
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Views: 1,056,071
Posted By trrt
What's that wrap on your exhaust header?

What's that wrap on your exhaust header?
Forum: Thumpers 07-25-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 4,302
Views: 537,133
Posted By trrt
Did that fix the glowing pipe issue?

Did that fix the glowing pipe issue?
Forum: Thumpers 06-28-2014, 09:12 PM
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Posted By trrt
They fit, I have them installed on my G, but you...

They fit, I have them installed on my G, but you need to do a small amount of grinding at the mounting points on the bike (that's probably why Touratech say no fit)
Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2014, 07:43 PM
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Posted By trrt
MAX are very good. I use their CT store. I have...

MAX are very good. I use their CT store. I have also prevously used BMW of Manhattan for an RT some years back (probably about 9 years ago). They were fine then but not sure about now. There is also...
Forum: Thumpers 05-31-2014, 07:30 PM
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Views: 1,056,071
Posted By trrt
I have the non Sertao GGS. I'm 6 '-1" with 33"...

I have the non Sertao GGS. I'm 6 '-1" with 33" inseam. I was very cramped with the bike stock. I have added 20 mm wunderlich risers, fastaway pegs (a bit lower and wider) and a Rick Mayer seat which...
Forum: Thumpers 05-25-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 7,919
Views: 1,056,071
Posted By trrt
I've read that many times but still can't see how...

I've read that many times but still can't see how it can make any economic sense. ....
Cost of shipping to / from China plus cheap Chinese labor is less than cost of having a European do the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-29-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 4,302
Views: 537,133
Posted By trrt
Will be very interested to see your idea for...

Will be very interested to see your idea for fairing lowers on the SW Motech crash bars. I have the same bars and am also thinking some knee / lower leg protection could be attached to them, but...
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 4,302
Views: 537,133
Posted By trrt
I thought the right side was catalytic converter...

I thought the right side was catalytic converter (but may be spectacularly wrong on that).
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 4,302
Views: 537,133
Posted By trrt
I got SW Motech bars in about 2 days from Twisted...

I got SW Motech bars in about 2 days from Twisted Throttle. Where are you ordering from that is taking 2 weeks?
Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 4,302
Views: 537,133
Posted By trrt
Yes, they look good. I have the same bars on...

Yes, they look good. I have the same bars on mine and have fitted highway pegs to the front of the SW crash bars. I must post a pic of that soon.....
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 7,919
Views: 1,056,071
Posted By trrt
Nice color. What is it called and how did you do...

Nice color. What is it called and how did you do it (yourself or sent to a paint shop)?
Forum: Thumpers 03-02-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 4,302
Views: 537,133
Posted By trrt
Sorry, my bad, forgot they brought back a G...

Sorry, my bad, forgot they brought back a G (which was essentially the old F) with spokes in 09/10 before introducing the cosmetic changes (and cast rims) in 11.
Forum: Thumpers 03-02-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 4,302
Views: 537,133
Posted By trrt
Didn't think they made the G650 GS in 09/10....

Didn't think they made the G650 GS in 09/10. Thought they stopped making the old 650 single (F) in 07 (spoke wheels) and resurrected it as the G (with cast rims) in 11.
Forum: Road warriors 03-01-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 19,283
Posted By trrt
Nice to see a pretty civilized discussion of this...

Nice to see a pretty civilized discussion of this subject, which hasn't descended into name calling and tribalism like so many similar threads. Enjoying the insights.
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2013, 08:11 PM
Replies: 7,919
Views: 1,056,071
Posted By trrt
look at post 1904 dated 11/20/13 here ...

look at post 1904 dated 11/20/13 here
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=22824779#post22824779

(Not my bike)
Forum: Thumpers 12-15-2013, 05:53 PM
Replies: 7,919
Views: 1,056,071
Posted By trrt
A few on the G-GS (non-Sertao) forum have had...

A few on the G-GS (non-Sertao) forum have had this too (me included). There was a discussion about a month ago within that parallel thread.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-06-2013, 06:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,949
Posted By trrt
Which screen is that please?

Which screen is that please?
Forum: Thumpers 11-26-2013, 11:19 AM
Replies: 4,302
Views: 537,133
Posted By trrt
Ditto on them not blocking the wind unfortunately.

Ditto on them not blocking the wind unfortunately.
Forum: Thumpers 11-23-2013, 07:31 PM
Replies: 4,302
Views: 537,133
Posted By trrt
I have BMW tender that connects to and charges...

I have BMW tender that connects to and charges through the power outlet. No need to connect to battery. Cost was about $70 when I bought it a year ago.
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