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Forum: Parallel Universe 01-26-2013, 08:24 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,685
Posted By Trout
I'm running the TWALCOM/QD headers with ADV-spec...

I'm running the TWALCOM/QD headers with ADV-spec crash bars & skid plate. Skidplate had to be modified to fit. Search my username for more info.
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-09-2012, 08:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 650
Posted By Trout
Search my username - I think I posted a few...

Search my username - I think I posted a few pictures of my setup on here.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-13-2012, 10:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,314
Posted By Trout
Anyone have any info on this year's bloom?

Anyone have any info on this year's bloom?
Forum: Vendors 02-01-2012, 08:22 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 16,066
Posted By Trout
Got mine - went straight on the bike - nice!

Got mine - went straight on the bike - nice!
Forum: Vendors 12-30-2011, 09:46 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 16,066
Posted By Trout
Payment sent! Stoked for cool new bling at an...

Payment sent! Stoked for cool new bling at an awesome intro price!
Forum: Vendors 12-20-2011, 08:27 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 16,066
Posted By Trout
In for a black one. Nice!

In for a black one. Nice!
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-19-2011, 09:49 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 8,613
Posted By Trout
I want one!

:drool !
Forum: Regional forums 12-19-2011, 07:32 PM
Replies: 2,110
Views: 123,237
Posted By Trout
Jesus - not even the new year yet... I'll be in...

Jesus - not even the new year yet... I'll be in eventually. I got to re-charge (sell some shit) my paypal account.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-06-2011, 11:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,386
Posted By Trout
I own Adventure Spec bars and like you have a 30"...

I own Adventure Spec bars and like you have a 30" inseam. With both the stock seat and the Renazco re-do I have PLENTY of knee room. I've 'tested' the bars extensively and can say they have performed...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-03-2011, 10:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,688
Posted By Trout
Sand or green scotch brite then a little SEM trim...

Sand or green scotch brite then a little SEM trim black - good as new. I've been through this 4 or 5 times since the bars when on.
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-03-2011, 11:48 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 17,719
Posted By Trout
Summer update.

We've had 100+ days for a few weeks now - battery has been flawless. Bike continues to fire instantly.
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-01-2011, 10:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,373
Posted By Trout
Before the Renazco seat - barely. After - forget...

Before the Renazco seat - barely. After - forget it. I'm cheek off the seat, slightly leaned to get one foot flat. I'm perfectly OK on hills on my tip-toes with the new seat. YMMV. G'luck.
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-17-2011, 09:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,931
Posted By Trout
that belongs in a signature line.

that belongs in a signature line.
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-17-2011, 08:56 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 16,455
Posted By Trout
Issues? Do you mean is it accurate between the...

Issues? Do you mean is it accurate between the two wheel sizes? I have no idea. I usually don't look unless I'm cruising and then I look at the GPS because I'm concerned about my route and eta....
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-16-2011, 11:04 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,868
Posted By Trout
With the correct length pins this is going to be...

With the correct length pins this is going to be a very sweet little setup. The plates? You mean the clips that fasten to the tabs on the inside? No problem aside from enlarging the holes to...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-16-2011, 10:54 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 16,455
Posted By Trout
Forgot to mention - my bike is ABS equipped. I...

Forgot to mention - my bike is ABS equipped. I have ABS rings on each wheel in 2 sets - 19/17 for road and a 21/18 for off. ABS works with both wheel sets without any issues. I regular switch between...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-15-2011, 05:27 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,868
Posted By Trout
Clips and one of the four 1/4 turn fasteners...

Clips and one of the four 1/4 turn fasteners arrived today. The short one. It didn't work - way too short. The holes through the 'tank cover' and the tab needed to be opened up to accommodate the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-14-2011, 04:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,151
Posted By Trout
Me too.

Me too.
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-13-2011, 04:36 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 16,455
Posted By Trout
I'm running a 19" front with the forks dropped...

I'm running a 19" front with the forks dropped 12mm down in the triple clamps. Bike is LOVELY like this for touring, commuting & ripping up the canyons.
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-29-2011, 09:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,549
Posted By Trout
When I had the Remus hex on my bike it seemed...

When I had the Remus hex on my bike it seemed nice and quiet with the baffle in - especially at lower RPMs. Sounded more like a purr than the stock exhaust tone.

I'm running the QD/twalcom setup...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-24-2011, 09:37 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,868
Posted By Trout
That's what I said to the vendor in the 3rd email...

That's what I said to the vendor in the 3rd email I sent him about my order! He's had my money since MAY 28! Still no parts and worse yet - no response to my inquiries. Monday I'll give him a call......
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-20-2011, 05:08 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,822
Posted By Trout
I have a 17" front wheel and I have the forks...

I have a 17" front wheel and I have the forks dropped in the tripleclamp - about 1.2cm. High cross winds are still a concern. They were on my ZX10 and have been on just about every bike I've ridden....
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-20-2011, 09:50 AM
Replies: 3,798
Views: 842,185
Posted By Trout
Lancaster, CA - 2009

http://images47.fotki.com/v1479/photos/8/1194628/7482987/84_662336384_1659652_2265474_n-vi.jpg
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-17-2011, 07:52 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,868
Posted By Trout
1/4 turn button head hex quick releases on their...

1/4 turn button head hex quick releases on their way to me as we speak. I ordered 1 of each in several sizes - I'll let you know which works best and at that time I'll post a reliable source for the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-06-2011, 08:42 AM
Replies: 524
Views: 184,744
Posted By Trout
There is a significant gain in weight loss to be...

There is a significant gain in weight loss to be had by removing the stock exhaust - specifically the cat. At least that's why I did mine. I didn't want louder and didn't expect huge gains.

My...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-03-2011, 09:35 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,873
Posted By Trout
+1 My bike is VERY fussy about fuel - I...

+1

My bike is VERY fussy about fuel - I don't know if the problem is type, grade or just that some stations have dirtier storage tanks/filters(?) than others. Whatever the case, I've had mine give...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-02-2011, 04:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,189
Posted By Trout
I'm not ready to pull that trigger. And it...

I'm not ready to pull that trigger. And it doesn't really make sense for me right now. Bike rides nice, pretty smooth - pretty linear. Still getting 40+ mpg highway even with a 45t rear sprocket on....
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-01-2011, 08:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,189
Posted By Trout
I have a full exhaust system, BMC air filter &...

I have a full exhaust system, BMC air filter & booster plug on my bike - removed the cat and charcoal canister. I replaced the stock wheels with Woody's, the battery with a Shorai and a few of the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-26-2011, 09:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,175
Posted By Trout
+2 Super clean. Makes other solutions look like a...

+2 Super clean. Makes other solutions look like a waist of time, money & space on the bike.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-25-2011, 10:53 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,279
Posted By Trout
Remap not necessary. That's what a...

Remap not necessary.




That's what a hammer is for.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-22-2011, 06:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,411
Posted By Trout
When I was shopping for bars I found this to be...

When I was shopping for bars I found this to be true. According to dimensions listed on their websites, CR High from Renthal is not equal to a CR High in Pro Taper. Close, but not exactly the same. ...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-22-2011, 06:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,411
Posted By Trout
I'm running CR highs from Renthal - Twinwalls....

I'm running CR highs from Renthal - Twinwalls. Wanted a flatter bar (with less sweep). Plus 20mm (?) of rise from ralle-moto dampener. Bike is extremely comfortable for me like this. Filtering...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-19-2011, 03:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 779
Posted By Trout
They are better with the Storm shields on them. I...

They are better with the Storm shields on them. I just changed over.

Between BB & HDB I would go with the HDB. I have them on my G450 - great wind protection and BEEFY. Integrated turn signals...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-18-2011, 11:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,564
Posted By Trout
I wash mine with S100 wash. Dry mostly with air...

I wash mine with S100 wash. Dry mostly with air from the compressor.

I like Griot's Vinyl and Rubber Dressing for the black bits (front fender, intakes, fuel cell, etc) - I find it gets the grime...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-18-2011, 11:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,305
Posted By Trout
I've dropped my bike. A lot. Trails, on road, in...

I've dropped my bike. A lot. Trails, on road, in driveways - you name it. I don't think I have any scratches on the rear of the bike except the rear/passenger foot pegs. I'm running ADVspec bars up...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-07-2011, 02:40 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 97,884
Posted By Trout
Missed ya on my way out - got a call to meet up...

Missed ya on my way out - got a call to meet up with a friend for lunch. I voted for the ST!
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-04-2011, 08:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,888
Posted By Trout
The original reason I ditched the stock bars. I...

The original reason I ditched the stock bars. I realize BMW wanted them 'back' towards the rider, but bars with too much sweep can put your wrist in a very uncomfortable/unnatural position. CR highs...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-03-2011, 04:15 PM
Replies: 29
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Views: 2,504
Posted By Trout
I sold a '05 ZX10 to get my 800GS. Overall, I'm...

I sold a '05 ZX10 to get my 800GS. Overall, I'm much happier living with the GS. I ride it nearly every day. I always tell everyone - if there had to be only one bike in my garage the 800GS would be...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-02-2011, 09:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,888
Posted By Trout
Stock bars are listed on MAXbmw for $277! YIKES! ...

Stock bars are listed on MAXbmw for $277! YIKES!

What dendrophobe said - The swap doesn't take too long and isn't too difficult. Also, it's an opportunity to make adjustments (as needed) to your...
Forum: Ride reports 04-30-2011, 09:01 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 18,610
Posted By Trout
Joel does a perfect Mr. Natural (Robert Crumb). ...

Joel does a perfect Mr. Natural (Robert Crumb).

Wanted to thank Adv Moto Stuff for the gift certificate I won in the raffle - THANKS GUYS!

And to the organizers and everyone involved in this...
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