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Forum: Parallel Universe 09-11-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,471
Posted By maigashi
Simple really from my perspective. There is...

Simple really from my perspective. There is nothing a klr can do that a good rider cannot do on a gs800. Biggest problem off road with the 800 assuming you have the proper weight springs on is that...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-16-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 4,473
Views: 1,657,688
Posted By maigashi
My GS at the arctic circle

http://i58.tinypic.com/2wefbz9.jpg

At the welcome to the arctic sign on the dempster
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-27-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 323
Posted By maigashi
Replacing the cam chain tensioner

Can you replace the cam chain tensioner with a simple remove and replace or is it good practice to pin the flywheel before doing it?
Daniel
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-19-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,060
Posted By maigashi
Drill through with a slightly undersized bit and...

Drill through with a slightly undersized bit and it will come right out
Forum: Equipment 04-09-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 900
Posted By maigashi
Ultra 2 air mesh with quad armour and a...

Ultra 2 air mesh with quad armour and a weatherproof liner. Feel huge for the first 10 hours or so but follow their break in advice and they will loosen right up. Mine fit like khaki now.
Forum: Equipment 04-08-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 900
Posted By maigashi
Without a doubt go to motoport and get custom. I...

Without a doubt go to motoport and get custom. I am the same dimensions 38-29 and love my air mesh and will never go back. Great protection and cool breeze without the liner in. Any questions or want...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-01-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 601
Posted By maigashi
Fork alignment

Just finished servicing my forks and when i reinstalled everything the wheel is slightly out of alignment with the tree. Any special tips for realignment other than loosen the pinch on the tree and...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-08-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,387
Posted By maigashi
Thanks. Great writeup

Thanks. Great writeup
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-05-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 366
Posted By maigashi
Removing stock grips

Any tricks to this or is it score and pull method? I saw some threads where they were pulling the elements and needed to remove some screws but i'm just putting new covers on.
Thanks
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-21-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 542
Posted By maigashi
For an add on question, when I'm putting the...

For an add on question, when I'm putting the tensioner back in sometimes it seems quite hard to get it in and I have to push quite hard to engage the threads and other times it's quite easy. Any idea...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-21-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 542
Posted By maigashi
Basic question is that whether when installing my...

Basic question is that whether when installing my bearing cap for the cam with the pistons at TDC should there be pressure to overcome on the #2 cylinder (valve slightly open) of should the cap go on...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-21-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 542
Posted By maigashi
camshaft install help

Just did a valve adjust and having a hard time getting the cam and the crank syncro'd. Couple questions and before i start i do have the reprom and its not helping me. I've got the flywheel pinned...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-26-2013, 10:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 716
Posted By maigashi
220lbs hyperpro hd front and rear. Oil weight 7.5

220lbs hyperpro hd front and rear. Oil weight 7.5
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-26-2013, 09:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 666
Posted By maigashi
Pm for reaver

Pm for reaver
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-26-2013, 09:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 666
Posted By maigashi
Who's using what and when - a fuel pump fairy tale

Canadian bikes have no lumps of coal canisters. And no engine mods done
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-25-2013, 06:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 666
Posted By maigashi
2010 orange (it does make a difference lol) with...

2010 orange (it does make a difference lol) with 52km. Works fine but doing a dempster run and want a spare. Had a few hot weather 30+C and low tank stalls but only 2 I think
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-25-2013, 08:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 716
Posted By maigashi
Instructions provided are pretty good. If you...

Instructions provided are pretty good. If you have basic tools and some tags for cleanup it's not really that hard. Hyperpro makes pretty pictures. Other than that i removed my forks from the tree...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-25-2013, 08:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 666
Posted By maigashi
Who's using what and when - a fuel pump fairy tale

I am going to be switching out my fuel pump for a lengthy trip as a precaution and bring my old stocker as a spare. I am wondering what people are using brand wise for a replacement and whether I...
Forum: Americas 12-04-2013, 09:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 448
Posted By maigashi
Do you know if they run seven days a week?

Do you know if they run seven days a week?
Forum: Americas 12-03-2013, 05:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 448
Posted By maigashi
Dempster ferries

Doing planning for a dempster run from the prairies in early June and just need to know how the ferries at the north end operate. I haven't been able to find a schedule for them but they look like...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-28-2013, 07:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 773
Posted By maigashi
ka nobbies

TKC80 was my go to but a recent switch to Mitas e-09 rear with a tkc 80 from has me a smilin'. Road manners a fairly good and the knob pattern has more of a paddle than the 80 and hooks up better in...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-30-2013, 07:59 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 10,407
Posted By maigashi
one more

2010 Lava lamp with 53000km including 12000 in the 3 months of not in medical penalty box over the last year. Loving every last second of it.
Forum: Canada 10-28-2013, 11:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 928
Posted By maigashi
Kind of

In the summer, depending on current conditions, and your disregard for your bike you could make the trip all the way to Stony Rapids at the end of the road. We made it all the way this summer in 2...
Forum: Canada 10-27-2013, 08:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 928
Posted By maigashi
Wollaston?

LOL Wollaston is for the weak of hard and the butter of frames..... Real men take the highway to the end..... Right to Stony Rapids at the end of the "seasonal" road. Glad to help if you want to...
Forum: Equipment 10-13-2013, 02:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,107
Posted By maigashi
Don't laugh but I actually mount mine upside down...

Don't laugh but I actually mount mine upside down from the sunvisor on my Thor quadrant. It sees what I see and once you get used to it there it really doesn't block too much from the vision
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-12-2013, 08:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 400
Posted By maigashi
BMW stock pannier racks diameter

Does anyone know the diameter of the tubing used of the oem BMW aluminum pannier racks
Thanks
Daniel
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-11-2013, 08:42 PM
Replies: 3,554
Views: 677,094
Posted By maigashi
Northern adventure

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All in the video but great trip for us.
Forum: Ride reports 09-04-2013, 12:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 589
Posted By maigashi
As far north as you can go in Saskatchewan, its a real place.

Just returned from the trip. Enjoyed every minute, hope you do to.
Daniel


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Forum: Parallel Universe 07-11-2013, 01:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 486
Posted By maigashi
Flywheel design

Has anyone looked into wether a flywheel could be made to be a little heavier for those of us that ride more technical than road miles. Would be nice if we could trade some of the free reving for...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-19-2013, 09:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 683
Posted By maigashi
My custom seat or a low seat

I have a wonderful Rick Mayer saddle and a very wrecked left ankle attached to a 29 inch inseam (insert laugh here and comments below, and what i lack i height i make up for in density) My current...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-19-2013, 05:39 PM
Replies: 3,554
Views: 677,094
Posted By maigashi
Trip to neah bay

First attempt at a video. Help us all....
Me and my father in law going from Abbotsford BC to Neah Bay WA

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Forum: Parallel Universe 06-09-2013, 01:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 613
Posted By maigashi
C'mon. Not one geek among us? Help a guy out....

C'mon. Not one geek among us? Help a guy out. lol
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-08-2013, 11:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 613
Posted By maigashi
Using the F800gs manual in linux

Sorry if this isn't the place to post this, but don't know where else i would put it. Using the factory manual on cd and can't get text to show in the service instructions. I'm using Mint linux and...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-20-2013, 12:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 650
Posted By maigashi
2010, 46000km 3 weeks of warranty left. Away from...

2010, 46000km 3 weeks of warranty left. Away from the bike right now s I won't be able to post a video until next week. Still pretty cold. Around 0 C daytime high but I've still been out riding a few...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-19-2013, 07:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 650
Posted By maigashi
Noise from engine

When I rev up around 4500 and above it sounds like there is metro vibrating at high frequency. Anyone else notice this? Almost sounds like a guard plate or something but internal. Not low enough...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-06-2013, 05:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,485
Posted By maigashi
Looks bad. I think mine is fine though. Straight...

Looks bad. I think mine is fine though. Straight as a boomerang
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-16-2013, 12:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,485
Posted By maigashi
I haven't heard of anyone messing up the frame...

I haven't heard of anyone messing up the frame mount. Bolt yes. Frame no. Anyone heard of anyone else messing the frame up?
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-15-2013, 01:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,485
Posted By maigashi
AD2010. Magma red edition. Soon to be hard...

AD2010. Magma red edition. Soon to be hard enduro edition
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-14-2013, 02:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 903
Posted By maigashi
Linear or progressive springs

I will be replacing my springs to better suit my weight. 212lbs for more aggressive enduro riding and all the searches I've tried are giving me mixed information on what is better and why. Seems bike...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-14-2013, 07:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,485
Posted By maigashi
Anyone know the answer?

Anyone know the answer?
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