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Forum: Beasts 03-17-2013, 08:34 PM
Replies: 710
Views: 113,175
Posted By Dr. Zaius
Welcome to the club! :clap

Welcome to the club! :clap
Forum: Beasts 03-17-2013, 02:12 PM
Replies: 710
Views: 113,175
Posted By Dr. Zaius
Finally figured out pics...I think

Here she is...she now has 120 miles on the clock. Shot of the Termi and mid pipe. Rizmo Tail tidy with LED's...and even a shot with the bags when I picked it up from the dealership.

All is right...
Forum: Beasts 03-15-2013, 08:24 PM
Replies: 710
Views: 113,175
Posted By Dr. Zaius
Picked it up today!

Finally arrived! My new Pikes Peak is all set. First 100 miles today was epic. This is hands down the best street bike (I doubt it will ever see anything rougher than a gravel road) that I have...
Forum: Road warriors 03-10-2013, 07:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,748
Posted By Dr. Zaius
In my neck of the woods (Oregon)...unless you are...

In my neck of the woods (Oregon)...unless you are buying a 2012 or used Multi...the sticker is pretty much the cost. No dealing.
Forum: Beasts 03-09-2013, 06:01 PM
Replies: 710
Views: 113,175
Posted By Dr. Zaius
Congrats! I can't remember who posted the saying...

Congrats! I can't remember who posted the saying first...however it is very true..."do not test ride this bike if you do not have the money to buy it". :norton

Remember this however...it's only...
Forum: Beasts 03-03-2013, 06:29 PM
Replies: 710
Views: 113,175
Posted By Dr. Zaius
Great tip! I will put this to use.

Great tip! I will put this to use.
Forum: Beasts 03-02-2013, 01:48 PM
Replies: 710
Views: 113,175
Posted By Dr. Zaius
Yep...I was looking into as well and some people...

Yep...I was looking into as well and some people have experienced some issues even as of late (although warranty looks like it has worked for most)
...I can't let the fears of "what if's" keep me...
Forum: Beasts 02-27-2013, 01:58 PM
Replies: 710
Views: 113,175
Posted By Dr. Zaius
Here are a few links to some reviews. Most...

Here are a few links to some reviews. Most reviews have been very favorable. Like every other bike...there are always refinements that the indivdual will want to customize like wind protection, seat...
Forum: Beasts 02-27-2013, 08:24 AM
Replies: 710
Views: 113,175
Posted By Dr. Zaius
I just put down a deposit and ordered the 2013...

I just put down a deposit and ordered the 2013 Pikes Peak Multi. I fall into a different category of riding than most on this site. I am coming off of a BMW F800GS (whick I loved and never had any...
Forum: Beasts 02-23-2013, 12:31 PM
Replies: 5,949
Views: 1,180,883
Posted By Dr. Zaius
I'm in

Just put my deposit down and ordered a 2013 Pikes Peak Multi today :clap
Can't wait!
Forum: Beasts 01-19-2013, 09:42 AM
Replies: 5,949
Views: 1,180,883
Posted By Dr. Zaius
Hey Dave-o

If you we're in my shoes and looking to make a purchase in the next 60-90 days...would you go for a discounted 2011-2012 model or pop on the 2013 with the twin spark and skyhook options?
Forum: Beasts 01-19-2013, 08:13 AM
Replies: 5,949
Views: 1,180,883
Posted By Dr. Zaius
This is precisely the kind of news I was hoping...

This is precisely the kind of news I was hoping to hear. I totally understand the "little stuff" that happens on all bike models. Hearing 34k miles and counting on a multistrada 1200 makes me smile....
Forum: Beasts 01-18-2013, 05:24 PM
Replies: 5,949
Views: 1,180,883
Posted By Dr. Zaius
Yeah...I'm still have dirt orientated bikes. I am...

Yeah...I'm still have dirt orientated bikes. I am really looking for this as a sprout tourer. I just like the upright seating position and some travel on the suspension to suck up those road bumps. ...
Forum: Beasts 01-17-2013, 09:21 PM
Replies: 5,949
Views: 1,180,883
Posted By Dr. Zaius
A couple of questions

1. Does anyone know if the pikes peak edition comes with heated grips?
2. Is this a bike you can put loads of miles on and still sleep at night knowing she is not secretly trying to self detonate...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-04-2010, 06:29 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,253
Posted By Dr. Zaius
I was on the waiting list and got the first 2009...

I was on the waiting list and got the first 2009 model to arrive in Oregon (the 109 Bike in the good 'ol USA). I have just over 12K miles on her now...and it still gives me a grin when I look at her...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-21-2010, 02:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 487
Posted By Dr. Zaius
Thumb First Annual CCA JoyRide

:norton I just wanted to give everyone a heads up on a great cause June 5th. The CCA (Childrens Cancer Association) is holding the first ever JoyRide event. It is a fundraising ride that starts in...
Forum: Equipment 05-17-2010, 11:34 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 9,162
Posted By Dr. Zaius
Scala

I have the Scala set up inside my helmet. Everything works perfect. i am going to get my daughter a new helmet and can't decide if I want to do the same Scala set up (so we can talk to each other),...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-03-2010, 09:10 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 35,039
Posted By Dr. Zaius
:poser I love that. I have the "Get...

:poser

I love that.

I have the "Get Lost Baja" and "Get Lost Oregon" movies. Both entertaining and kept my motorcycle addicted personality happy through till the end.
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-27-2010, 08:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,508
Posted By Dr. Zaius
Ride 'em Both

Ride them both and choose your favorite.
I have a F800GS and I have not had any problems in the 8K miles I have ridden. I love it and think it is the best bike I have ever purchased.
My riding...
Forum: Beasts 01-09-2010, 01:06 PM
Replies: 702
Views: 68,036
Posted By Dr. Zaius
5'10" 30" Inseam I ride: F800GS - Everywhere...

5'10" 30" Inseam
I ride:
F800GS - Everywhere and as often as possible.
Hayabusa - Only when I forget how scared I was the last time I rode it. :eek1
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2009, 06:39 PM
Replies: 44,203
Views: 8,463,625
Posted By Dr. Zaius
WR250 Torque Question

I finally took the WR250R for a test ride from the dealer. It was bone stock. I really liked how the motor revved. Smooth through the gears with very minimal vibs through the bars and pegs. ...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-29-2009, 09:34 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 25,889
Posted By Dr. Zaius
5'10" 30" inseam... 7,000 miles and counting...

5'10" 30" inseam...
7,000 miles and counting with a standard seat (now I have the standared TT aftermarket seat for comfort). I also come from riding really tall MX bikes so I am used to reaching...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-15-2009, 09:03 AM
Replies: 443
Views: 188,532
Posted By Dr. Zaius
Great eyes. The answer is yes to both questions:...

Great eyes. The answer is yes to both questions:
The Pads under the straps stay with the bag when you take it off.

The "Y" strap in the back have two pieces of sewn webbing that go through the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-14-2009, 04:05 PM
Replies: 443
Views: 188,532
Posted By Dr. Zaius
um...OK...

Try this one instead.

http://www.rka-luggage.com/A02%20Tankbags/11PF4%20Build%20sheet/11PF4%20Build%20Sheet.html
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-14-2009, 04:03 PM
Replies: 443
Views: 188,532
Posted By Dr. Zaius
RKA Information

At the attached link you can get the info on the actual bag. I obviously modified the mounting system. It was as easy as sewing the clips to the straps and screwing into the bike. Otherwise, you...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-14-2009, 03:53 PM
Replies: 443
Views: 188,532
Posted By Dr. Zaius
All in all...a really clean look. I have been...

All in all...a really clean look. I have been happy and would recommend to anyone.
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-14-2009, 03:51 PM
Replies: 443
Views: 188,532
Posted By Dr. Zaius
Expands to hold whatever you want. Two separate...

Expands to hold whatever you want. Two separate compartments.
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-14-2009, 03:50 PM
Replies: 443
Views: 188,532
Posted By Dr. Zaius
Quick release on the top and bottom...click and...

Quick release on the top and bottom...click and go.
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-14-2009, 03:49 PM
Replies: 443
Views: 188,532
Posted By Dr. Zaius
The existing bolts from the tank are used under...

The existing bolts from the tank are used under the seat as well. No straps that show on or around the bag...makes for a clean look.
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-14-2009, 03:47 PM
Replies: 443
Views: 188,532
Posted By Dr. Zaius
Easy release just before the seat.

Easy release just before the seat.
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-14-2009, 03:46 PM
Replies: 443
Views: 188,532
Posted By Dr. Zaius
Here is the upper mount

Bolts into the existing Tank bolt.
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-14-2009, 03:46 PM
Replies: 443
Views: 188,532
Posted By Dr. Zaius
RKA Tank Bag

OK...looks like no one has posted this bag as of yet. I have been impressed with it. Plenty of space, expandable and so far tough enough to take what I have thrown its way. I especially like the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-14-2009, 03:20 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 21,480
Posted By Dr. Zaius
I had the same two bikes on my radar last year. ...

I had the same two bikes on my radar last year. I researched the F800GS (as they were yet to be released at that time) and rode my friends KTM. In the end I bought the F800GS once I finally had a...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-14-2009, 03:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,049
Posted By Dr. Zaius
Welcome aboard on the F800GS!

Have fun with her!
She will quickly become your favorite bike of all time. :deal
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-14-2009, 02:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,524
Posted By Dr. Zaius
Congrats!

Have fun with her! I really llike the White Color. Mine has just over 7K miles already...it is really the Swiss Army Knife of motorcycles. Seems to be the perfect all around bike for me...the only...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-18-2009, 05:04 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 13,310
Posted By Dr. Zaius
Most people have already said what I was...

Most people have already said what I was thinking. IMHO there is no one perfect bike. If you want to maximize every style of riding, you are headed for a different bike for each ride.
I ride:...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-13-2009, 02:06 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 35,930
Posted By Dr. Zaius
1600 Miles in two days

Just put in two long days on the new TT seat. 15 hours one day and 16 hours two days later to return. Seat was great. I was fine.
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-13-2009, 01:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,311
Posted By Dr. Zaius
I just did 1600 miles in two days on my F800GS. ...

I just did 1600 miles in two days on my F800GS. It was 15 ours going there and 16 hours the way back. From Portland to Sun Valley and back. No highway and all of the good roads through the middle...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-09-2009, 09:41 AM
Replies: 523
Views: 75,756
Posted By Dr. Zaius
Funny you should ask that! I actually asked the...

Funny you should ask that! I actually asked the dealer for a screw clamp and not a spring clamp. However I got another spring clamp like before. I guess its a BMW thing?
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-08-2009, 03:32 PM
Replies: 523
Views: 75,756
Posted By Dr. Zaius
I just got my bike back from the dealership to...

I just got my bike back from the dealership to fix the same Coolant hose issue. Starting working backwards and spewing coolant on a 2 day ride in the middle of nowhere.
I don't think it was an...
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