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Forum: Parallel Universe 10-12-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,540
Posted By twistdgas
Will the rekluse clutch allow you to jump start...

Will the rekluse clutch allow you to jump start your bike in case of battery failure? It would be a huge disappointment for me if you couldn't. That might keep me from purchasing one
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-08-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 1,341
Views: 565,014
Posted By twistdgas
Retail is $850. That is crazy. That windshield...

Retail is $850. That is crazy. That windshield looks amazing but who in there right mind would pay that kind of money for it.
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-07-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 66,965
Posted By twistdgas
You mean exactly identical to the Heidenau K60?

You mean exactly identical to the Heidenau K60?
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-07-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,540
Posted By twistdgas
I have been thinking of getting a rekluse clutch...

I have been thinking of getting a rekluse clutch for my f800gs. Main reason is so I can do more technical single track. As everyone here knows 1st gear is useless in the ruff stuff without eating...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-01-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,953
Posted By twistdgas
I have 98,860 miles on my 09. Still running...

I have 98,860 miles on my 09. Still running strong:clap
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-26-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 8,868
Posted By twistdgas
Awesome. Lmao

Awesome. Lmao
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-26-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 8,868
Posted By twistdgas
Don't think it's a different income base. We're...

Don't think it's a different income base. We're not talking about a $50000 motorcycle. Everyone I ride with has what would be considered lower end dual sports, but all of them could easily afford...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-26-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 8,868
Posted By twistdgas
Wife wanted to start riding. O yea, she wanted to...

Wife wanted to start riding. O yea, she wanted to be comfortable too
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-26-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,460
Posted By twistdgas
Sounds good. I live 1 mile from Nantahala Outdoor...

Sounds good. I live 1 mile from Nantahala Outdoor Center in Bryson City NC. Miles and miles of single track for your bike. I ride too. Rafting on the Nantahala River and only 20 minutes from the Tail...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-26-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,460
Posted By twistdgas
Cry Maybe it's just me. But I live in some very...

Maybe it's just me. But I live in some very rough country. Smokey Mountains of NC. A lot of our trails are difficult even on my CRF 450X. Rocky, steep pig trails some would say. Very steep and off...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-26-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,460
Posted By twistdgas
Why? A lot most people research before they buy....

Why? A lot most people research before they buy. I did didn't you? I'm saying don't let the small difference in weight persuade someone in getting the re 200 when they are really wanting a more...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-25-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 8,868
Posted By twistdgas
I had the best suspension money could buy on my...

I had the best suspension money could buy on my last bike (2010 klr) at a whopping $800 spent. Greatly improved the bike. Bought a 09 f800gs and I'm happy with the bike, but very disappointed that...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-25-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,633
Posted By twistdgas
Hi mileage?

I have 98,000 miles on my 09. MILES NOT KM. Replaced stator and regulator twice. About 45k miles on average for replacing each. Wheel bairings, steering head bairings, and a few other obvious...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-21-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,460
Posted By twistdgas
I must say that the new R1200gs does look very...

I must say that the new R1200gs does look very trim.. Past one today and I thought it was a taller f650 until I got beside it. Looks very narrow in the front end, plus the 14 has a few added ponies....
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-20-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,460
Posted By twistdgas
Go with the f800gs. I have 97650 miles on my 09....

Go with the f800gs. I have 97650 miles on my 09. Thats right almost 100k. Only issues were 2 regulators, and a starter at 96,900 miles. Plus regular service of course. So the BIG BOXER will not...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-08-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,337
Posted By twistdgas
Thin Blue Line Seats

I have a 09 f800gs and I took the stock seat and turned it into a 600 plus mile a day saddle. I am a law enforcement officer and have ridden bikes all my life. I build dual sport seats as a side job....
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-26-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,286
Posted By twistdgas
It's ok. You can explain it fast, I will just...

It's ok. You can explain it fast, I will just read it slowly
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-26-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,304
Posted By twistdgas
I have 97,000 miles on my 09. That's right miles...

I have 97,000 miles on my 09. That's right miles not kilometers
Forum: Thumpers 08-10-2014, 02:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 436
Posted By twistdgas
TKC-80 makes the only front tire knobby 120/70/17...

TKC-80 makes the only front tire knobby 120/70/17 for a 17" rim.
Forum: Thumpers 08-10-2014, 02:39 AM
Replies: 2,050
Views: 682,878
Posted By twistdgas
Why would anyone put a low front fender on a dirt...

Why would anyone put a low front fender on a dirt bike? I own a 640 Adventure and thats the way mine came. Changed it as soon as I got it. I have watched hundreds of videos where a little mud on the...
Forum: Thumpers 08-10-2014, 01:33 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 16,788
Posted By twistdgas
I must be the exception to the rule. I purchased...

I must be the exception to the rule. I purchased a seat for my 640 Adventure back in the winter. Looked good, but after putting nearly 1000 miles in the saddle, always thinking it would get better,...
Forum: Thumpers 08-10-2014, 12:02 AM
Replies: 8,957
Views: 1,956,084
Posted By twistdgas
Spend the money on the High Fender kit. Removing...

Spend the money on the High Fender kit. Removing one disk is the worst thing to do IMHO. Braking suffers terribly. Their just ok now, but before they were Awesome.
Hoping braided lines help.
Forum: Thumpers 08-09-2014, 10:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,018
Posted By twistdgas
CDI..... Had similar issue on my 2000 640...

CDI..... Had similar issue on my 2000 640 Adventure
Forum: Thumpers 05-01-2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 51,367
Posted By twistdgas
Back to tires. Has any one ran the MOTOZ...

Back to tires. Has any one ran the MOTOZ Tractionator? at least I think thats what its called. Some guy on youtube swares that he got nearly 5000 miles out of the rear, and it still had 1/4 inch...
Forum: Thumpers 05-01-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 51,367
Posted By twistdgas
Your right Medical insurance doesnt care. They...

Your right Medical insurance doesnt care. They are payed to fix you regaurdless if you wrecked on a bike with non-DOT tires on it, or if you tripped and fell down the steps getting off the SHORT...
Forum: Thumpers 05-01-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 51,367
Posted By twistdgas
Cant speak for every state, just NC. Even if your...

Cant speak for every state, just NC. Even if your off road, and you file a claim or have one filed on you, if your bike is street legal, it has to conform to State Law including DOT tires. And if you...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-29-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 7,890
Views: 7,314,406
Posted By twistdgas
My little wife of 21 years. Very young when we...

My little wife of 21 years. Very young when we got married. We practicaly raised each other.. Glad she gets to ride more since the kids are getting older. This pix is just below a big Earth Dam in...
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2014, 03:53 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 51,367
Posted By twistdgas
Of course the road is closed!!!!!!! All the good...

Of course the road is closed!!!!!!! All the good ones are!!!!! Thats why God allowed Dual Sports to be made !!!!!!!
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2014, 03:17 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 51,367
Posted By twistdgas
Guys I dont want to rain on anyones parade, But...

Guys I dont want to rain on anyones parade, But as a Law Enforcement Officer just trying to help you out with some food for thought. Just remember that Insurance companies dont want to pay out ANY...
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,740
Posted By twistdgas
Here she is

Here she is
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,740
Posted By twistdgas
Saturday? No thats ride day!!!!!!! Thanks for the...

Saturday? No thats ride day!!!!!!! Thanks for the help.. I love the 640A more everytime i ride her
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,964
Posted By twistdgas
I had a Plated 06 450x that I took on the TAT.....

I had a Plated 06 450x that I took on the TAT.. it done just fine even though it was juiced up ( 62 RWHP ). It was a little hard to start on cold mornings, the battery is so small that if i doesnt...
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2014, 11:50 PM
Replies: 8,957
Views: 1,956,084
Posted By twistdgas
I visit there often via FS road 81 at the start...

I visit there often via FS road 81 at the start of Charahala Skyway
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-18-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 10,245
Views: 3,295,714
Posted By twistdgas
Beautiful, Beautiful Bike !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Beautiful, Beautiful Bike !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 871
Posted By twistdgas
Nope, I dont know how tight they are suppose to...

Nope, I dont know how tight they are suppose to be.. That was my question.. Does anyone know the answer? Other than the oil leaking issue, I love the bike. Very strong and capable off road
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 871
Posted By twistdgas
Acually took it for another ride and found out...

Acually took it for another ride and found out that it is more than likely coming from the lower cylinder head gasket where it bolts to the case. As you can't tell by the pix it leaks worse on the...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-17-2014, 12:35 AM
Replies: 687
Views: 88,919
Posted By twistdgas
Who said a work day can't be fun !!!!!

Who said a work day can't be fun !!!!!
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-17-2014, 12:34 AM
Replies: 687
Views: 88,919
Posted By twistdgas
And finaly Fontana Lake in Bryson City NC

And finaly Fontana Lake in Bryson City NC
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-17-2014, 12:33 AM
Replies: 687
Views: 88,919
Posted By twistdgas
Fourth is Santeetlah Lake in Robbinsville NC

Fourth is Santeetlah Lake in Robbinsville NC
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-17-2014, 12:32 AM
Replies: 687
Views: 88,919
Posted By twistdgas
Third was Chatuge Lake, in Hayesville NC

Third was Chatuge Lake, in Hayesville NC
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