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Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2013, 04:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,267
Posted By CrookedChris
Get used to it...

I've clocked a ton of miles in the 13 or so months that I've owned my 2012 G650 and I don't think it's any smoother than I thought it was when I bought it but I don't really notice or think about the...
Forum: Equipment 09-26-2012, 07:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,326
Posted By CrookedChris
As p0diabl0 mentioned they're roughly 26L....

As p0diabl0 mentioned they're roughly 26L. They're 26.8L to be exact. Not the biggest but large enough for everything I've wanted to do so far.

The fit to the bike is pretty tight but I haven't...
Forum: Equipment 07-12-2012, 05:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 797
Posted By CrookedChris
Wunderlich G650GS 2011+ Ergo windshield review

So I just bought and installed a Wunderlich Ergo windshield on my 2012 G650GS. I didn't take any photos but I can share my impressions. This is more or less the same write up I left at their site.
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Forum: Thumpers 06-19-2012, 06:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,151
Posted By CrookedChris
G650GS oil from water pump weep hole

So I noticed some oil on the bottom of the left side of the engine of my almost 3 month old 2012 G650GS yesterday. The bottom of the engine was pretty grody in general so I cleaned it up to better...
Forum: Equipment 05-20-2012, 11:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,326
Posted By CrookedChris
I've been using them to and from work since I got...

I've been using them to and from work since I got them and took a short ride with the wife yesterday. Yesterday's ride was only about 150 miles, about 15 on gravel with some patches moderate...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-16-2012, 08:50 AM
Replies: 5,007
Views: 264,563
Posted By CrookedChris
Live in Peoria and just bought a G650GS....

Live in Peoria and just bought a G650GS. Subscribed to this thread.
Forum: Equipment 05-16-2012, 05:14 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,141
Posted By CrookedChris
I posted a write-up of the install of the HB rack...

I posted a write-up of the install of the HB rack w/ Caribou hardware on the Seahorse 720 cases here: http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=18698312#post18698312
Forum: Equipment 05-16-2012, 05:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,326
Posted By CrookedChris
Hepco Becker + Caribou + Seahorse 720 install write up and review

I just finished installing Hepco Becker pannier racks on my 2012 G650GS along with Caribou quick release hardware on Seahorse SE720 cases. I bought the racks from Caribou along with their DIY case...
Forum: Equipment 05-08-2012, 12:41 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,141
Posted By CrookedChris
Pulled the trigger this morning. Here's what I...

Pulled the trigger this morning. Here's what I ordered:

From Caribou:
Hepco Becker racks: $322
DIY quick release case mount kit: $190

Some random website:
Seahorse 720 cases x 2 @ $48 each....
Forum: Equipment 05-08-2012, 06:45 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,141
Posted By CrookedChris
Thanks for the replies. Still on the fence. The...

Thanks for the replies. Still on the fence. The Happy Trails SU rack looks significantly stronger and I'd really like to have some confidence that if the bike does land on it's side I won't be out a...
Forum: Equipment 05-07-2012, 02:26 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,141
Posted By CrookedChris
Question Twisted Throttle Quick Release Pelican + SW Motech Racks any good?

I've been scoping panniers for my G650GS for weeks and I can't settle. I am likely to do some camping and such where I'll be feet from the bike but I'll also be riding this bike on travels to more...
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2012, 07:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,267
Posted By CrookedChris
The more annoying of the vibes seem to come and...

The more annoying of the vibes seem to come and go. Some days it's fine, I don't notice. Others it seems like it's going to vibe my head off.

Was the dealer able to find anything?
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2012, 07:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,267
Posted By CrookedChris
I checked the sprocket: good and tight. Following...

I checked the sprocket: good and tight. Following leads from other forum posts I reduced the rear suspension pre-load by two clicks from the factory set-up and removed and replaced my seat making...
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2012, 05:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,267
Posted By CrookedChris
I just got a 2012 G650GS a week ago and I've got...

I just got a 2012 G650GS a week ago and I've got to say... that vibration between 4k and 5k RPM (haven't gone any higher as the manual says this is a no-no before 600 miles) is significantly worse...
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2012, 05:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 954
Posted By CrookedChris
2011 2012 G650GS Windshields / Windscreens

I just bought a 2012 G650GS and this is my first post on these forums. I've been lurking for a bit but I've got some information to share so it's time to post.

I don't know if it's my height...
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