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Forum: Latin America Today, 08:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 66
Posted By Reaver
Maybe research what KTM uses a 530. I found many...

Maybe research what KTM uses a 530. I found many KTM shops in CA and one H-D in CR. You'd likely have to call ahead but orders sometimes take 30 days. Mine's a 525 which was easy in Costa Rica.
Forum: Latin America Today, 07:59 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,785
Posted By Reaver
Someone stole the limes off our tree. Next it'll...

Someone stole the limes off our tree. Next it'll be the pineapple. I'm outta here, it's not safe.
Forum: Parallel Universe Today, 07:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,235
Posted By Reaver
That's the trick to Ebay shopping. Find out all...

That's the trick to Ebay shopping. Find out all the models your PN fits then search the cheapest. F800R stuff is hard to sell but like you did, found it cheaper and compatible! I got a spare 10mm...
Forum: Parallel Universe Yesterday, 08:52 PM
Replies: 1,001
Views: 101,076
Posted By Reaver
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v221/ScottXC/Act...

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v221/ScottXC/ActionTPBM.jpg
Forum: Parallel Universe Yesterday, 08:21 PM
Replies: 1,001
Views: 101,076
Posted By Reaver
I'm in Central America. Si.

I'm in Central America.

Si.
Forum: Parallel Universe Yesterday, 07:24 PM
Replies: 1,001
Views: 101,076
Posted By Reaver
Somewhere in the Forum someone uses a strap for...

Somewhere in the Forum someone uses a strap for the front brake lever. Dunno, I never needed one. Maybe a broom handle in the spokes?
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-29-2015, 08:58 AM
Replies: 478
Views: 65,300
Posted By Reaver
:y0!

:y0!
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-29-2015, 07:36 AM
Replies: 478
Views: 65,300
Posted By Reaver
http://www.advrider.com/forums/attachment.php?atta...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=345534&stc=1&d=1435545991



:thumb
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-28-2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 478
Views: 65,300
Posted By Reaver
The trick would be to borrow a SPOT. That way you...

The trick would be to borrow a SPOT. That way you only need to know how to turn it on, push the "I'm OK" button or.....the "OH F" 911 button. I paid for a year's subscription and only used 5 months...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-28-2015, 01:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 514
Posted By Reaver
In the Parallel Universe, we dissected the gauges...

In the Parallel Universe, we dissected the gauges and identified the chip containing the "identity". You then remove that chip and place it into your new (used) cluster bypassing BMW's requirement...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-27-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 478
Views: 65,300
Posted By Reaver
If the engine's running, the headlight's on, am I...

If the engine's running, the headlight's on, am I missing something??
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-27-2015, 07:33 PM
Replies: 478
Views: 65,300
Posted By Reaver
Oh the Drama! Bec wouldn't let me leave...

Oh the Drama!

Bec wouldn't let me leave without one. More money, more tech to figure out but if you were to need it.......:eek1


http://www.vippilot.com/img/product/R010.jpg
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-27-2015, 04:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 369
Posted By Reaver
Rookie. If you're going to dent it, then dent it...

Rookie. If you're going to dent it, then dent it good!

It's repairable by Woody's or by BFH (like BFR). Wear out the tire and get it repaired them. Of course, some would tell you the sky is...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-27-2015, 04:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 514
Posted By Reaver
Typically, an odometer will blink to say it's...

Typically, an odometer will blink to say it's mileage doesn't agree with the other ECU's. If you were to put a different gauge set on a bike, the electronic VIN's wouldn't match so the odo bliks a...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-26-2015, 06:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 508
Posted By Reaver
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=2481...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=24816901&postcount=165
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-26-2015, 11:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 508
Posted By Reaver
Thanks for being the Guinea Pig. We had...

Thanks for being the Guinea Pig. We had contemplated that lens in the past here. It's like the gauge cluster housing I bought from China, worked well but was quite inferior.

I took a free burnt...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-26-2015, 08:28 AM
Replies: 478
Views: 65,300
Posted By Reaver
I only worry about cougars in populated areas...

I only worry about cougars in populated areas around bars at midnight.
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-26-2015, 07:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 491
Posted By Reaver
F800 16/42 F700 17/42 F650 17/41 The 700...

F800 16/42
F700 17/42
F650 17/41

The 700 is a happy medium. The 650 stalls easily, esp when 2 up or loaded. If one was really concerned with saving money on fuel, one wouldn't buy such an...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-26-2015, 07:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 531
Posted By Reaver
Why did you wash it at home where all your tools...

Why did you wash it at home where all your tools are? Where's the Hero story of how you got it out of the bush? :1drink

How's your swingarm bearings. :eek1



No, these bikes are not...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-25-2015, 07:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 870
Posted By Reaver
I hear they got this new fangled map of the world...

I hear they got this new fangled map of the world that folds up inside a wee black box what runs on battrees. :eek1

I use the stopwatch when I begin the call to BMW Roadside.

The Distance till...
Forum: Latin America 06-24-2015, 12:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 841
Posted By Reaver
I was really surprised we didn't get wet that...

I was really surprised we didn't get wet that day. Massive T storms here with trees all over the road.

The other day I got blown off my hammock! Lost my beer and the book got soaked. Grabbed the...
Forum: Latin America 06-24-2015, 11:43 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 841
Posted By Reaver
It's kinda late now. He was in fine condition...

It's kinda late now. He was in fine condition last night when I left him at the Police Station. :D Bike's a lot worse for wear tho.

Took him from the coast up 243 to San Isidro to kiss the...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-24-2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 478
Views: 65,300
Posted By Reaver
Just wait till you get to the Third Worlds. ...

Just wait till you get to the Third Worlds.


:eek1




http://i1075.photobucket.com/albums/w428/reaver66/bridge-300x228_zpsdf965a04.jpg
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-23-2015, 10:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 495
Posted By Reaver
AVC was bought by Twisted Throttle so maybe...

AVC was bought by Twisted Throttle so maybe prices went up???? You can always email to verify price and availability, they're good on replying.

As for CR, it sounds better than it is. Still,, my...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-23-2015, 08:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 870
Posted By Reaver
Welcome. There's a New Owner Stupid Question...

Welcome.

There's a New Owner Stupid Question thread for things like this in the future. :D

I had the same bike and it was via the info button. Have the owners manual? You can get a free PDF...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-23-2015, 08:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 495
Posted By Reaver
St. Thomas eh? I left Dutton not long ago. ...

St. Thomas eh? I left Dutton not long ago.

We have the same bikes and have toured most of North America. You sound similar to my wife on her 650, fine on the highway, tears up the Dragon and Snake...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-23-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 478
Views: 65,300
Posted By Reaver
I can't seem to find the Universal Bosch talked...

I can't seem to find the Universal Bosch talked about in the Parallel Universe. Only NTK PN 28027 ($100-$135). These items don't normally fail however they can. When they do the bike tends to run...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-22-2015, 12:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 530
Posted By Reaver
No harm in asking here, I know....I got mine off...

No harm in asking here, I know....I got mine off Ebay. Be careful that when you buy one that the T hose fitting on the bottom rear is not broken. Mine was on the replacement so it was real cheap and...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-21-2015, 06:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,654
Posted By Reaver
Have you ever been to Eagle Canyon in Dorion? ...

Have you ever been to Eagle Canyon in Dorion? http://www.eaglecanyonadventures.ca/ It's coming up if you're headed for T Bay.

I've been there twice and the second time they had the Zip Line....
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-21-2015, 12:49 PM
Replies: 478
Views: 65,300
Posted By Reaver
Yes, I'd recommend Fin to help you out. Just...

Yes, I'd recommend Fin to help you out. Just don't let him Frankenbike yours too!! :eek1

To Al's dad and family........this is what ADV is all about. She may be a Peanut travelling Countries by...
Forum: Latin America 06-21-2015, 11:44 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,785
Posted By Reaver
The more Spanish you know, the easier it will be....

The more Spanish you know, the easier it will be.

I know none and didn't plan the trip but survived Mex to Panama alone and without trouble/issues. Like jumping into the deep end without toeing...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-21-2015, 11:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 381
Posted By Reaver
An RR from a 650 SINGLE is the same if you come...

An RR from a 650 SINGLE is the same if you come across one.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-21-2015, 11:19 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,654
Posted By Reaver
Aww shucks. :shog Once I had to Wee Wee in...

Aww shucks. :shog

Once I had to Wee Wee in Wawa. :D

Thanks for the RR. When you were on Elephant Lake Road, you passed my place of 20+ yrs. I haven't seen it in ages and now I'm living in...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-21-2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 478
Views: 65,300
Posted By Reaver
Yeah, as exciting as watching the pool fill up...

Yeah, as exciting as watching the pool fill up here.....


You're a Butterfly and I'm the Dandelion you visit when you want to. Nevermind the pretences.


Here's your IAC location. DON'T...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-21-2015, 09:22 AM
Replies: 478
Views: 65,300
Posted By Reaver
I'll admit that an IAC valve is not something a...

I'll admit that an IAC valve is not something a normal person would check as part of routine maintenance. I'm an Aircraft Mechanic so that means I'm.....more thorough with things. :D Still, you're...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-20-2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 450
Posted By Reaver
Max BMW says "Installation and enabling only by...

Max BMW says "Installation and enabling only by authorized BMW Motorrad dealer." :rofl

The Dealer should've printed off the instructions for you after that investment. If the lights require...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-19-2015, 08:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 437
Posted By Reaver
Can't say for sure and I bet the pics you're...

Can't say for sure and I bet the pics you're looking at are the same. Often the parts fiche uses old pics for new parts.

In '13, the F GS's changed considerably and have a new wiring harness. I...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-19-2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 478
Views: 65,300
Posted By Reaver
"Almost" is a stretch. I left my Country for a...

"Almost" is a stretch. I left my Country for a reason...........

You likely have a 1 amp USB socket on an IPAD that wants 2 amps. I could explain to you that your charging system puts out 100% all...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-19-2015, 01:28 PM
Replies: 478
Views: 65,300
Posted By Reaver
:fpalm I keep forgetting you have a US...

:fpalm


I keep forgetting you have a US bike. You should get rid of the charcoal cannister, cannisterectomy. It could also be the problem if the bike is overfilled and left to sit.

Also, all...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-19-2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 478
Views: 65,300
Posted By Reaver
Did you figure out Bec and I followed that "Ocean...

Did you figure out Bec and I followed that "Ocean View" road too? I musn't assume with you. :evil


Yes, I know exactly why your bike is stalling. Why must you find all it's faults when on the...
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