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Forum: Parallel Universe 02-13-2015, 03:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,215
Posted By OldPete2112
Really? You think I should bill my kids for...

Really? You think I should bill my kids for spending time with them? Did you fall down in your shop and hit your head or something? My kids much prefer to spend the time motorcycling, sailing or...
Forum: Vendors 02-12-2015, 09:32 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 31,299
Posted By OldPete2112
Had a real good email conversation with Alex over...

Had a real good email conversation with Alex over the last few days. Looks like I will be getting a full upgrade this summer while en route to DaFooles rally.

Alex thank you for your quick...
Forum: Equipment 02-11-2015, 08:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,475
Posted By OldPete2112
Yup, that set up right there. Invested in it an...

Yup, that set up right there. Invested in it an hope to get years of service out of it. Really like how I can deflate or re inflate with the gauge in place.

Op


All who wander are not lost.
Forum: Canada 02-07-2015, 08:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 992
Posted By OldPete2112
Regarding the lights, maybe not. I know at least...

Regarding the lights, maybe not. I know at least in BC so long as the tow vehicle lights are not obstructed you don't need trailer lights. Think of log splitters and cement mixers.

And yes, that...
Forum: Canada 02-07-2015, 12:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 992
Posted By OldPete2112
Single wheel trailer law in Canada

Very good question. Any motorcycle trailer I have seen so far has been plated, but they have all been CANADIAN registered. Which of course you would not need to do as you visiting and not moving...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-07-2015, 10:43 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,215
Posted By OldPete2112
Rear rack for F800GS

Not always the case. Sure it's great if you have all the equipment and time to do it yourself.

But for me, and likely a lot of other people, the three or four hours it would take to design,...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-05-2015, 01:36 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,493
Posted By OldPete2112
Hello Kurt, Really good to hear from you. I...

Hello Kurt,

Really good to hear from you. I had heard you guys were a very proactive company.

If I would have had the luxury of the time I would have taken photos of the areas that would not...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-03-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 739
Views: 206,784
Posted By OldPete2112
Your going to like that! Got one on my 2015...

Your going to like that!

Got one on my 2015 GSA, Even the guys at the dealership commented on it.

I also got some other bits such as the rear rack, much nicer than others I have seen. The...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-03-2015, 03:40 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,493
Posted By OldPete2112
My dealer ordered me a Black Dog plate for my...

My dealer ordered me a Black Dog plate for my 2015 adventure, according to the website it was supposed to fit, with the Remus headers.

It did not fit at all with the Remus. And, the spring for...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-24-2015, 06:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,313
Posted By OldPete2112
Well, maybe my garage is dustier than...

Well, maybe my garage is dustier than most..........:evil

But, when I return after three weeks at work, I want my bike to be as clean as when I left it, hence the cover.

Unfortunately, the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-24-2015, 08:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,007
Posted By OldPete2112
I think it was, had a few other brands on other...

I think it was, had a few other brands on other bikes, and the Remus seems to be a good quality.

The sound under way is good, and I know as it breaks in it will get deeper.

My BMW dealer...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-23-2015, 07:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,007
Posted By OldPete2112
Just got my 1000km service done, Remus installed...

Just got my 1000km service done, Remus installed and PCV mapped at the dealer today.

Seemed to make a fair bit of difference. A little more growl to it as well.

But seeing as it was a total...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-23-2015, 07:36 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,642
Posted By OldPete2112
Up here, 420 only means the latter part. Lol. ...

Up here, 420 only means the latter part. Lol.

Hell, they even have a day of here in Victoria on April 20 when everyone lights up a joint at the provincial legislature building, the cops just look...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-22-2015, 04:19 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,642
Posted By OldPete2112
That sounds like a good plan. May take the ferry...

That sounds like a good plan. May take the ferry to Port Angeles, and can meet up with you guys south of Seattle.

Op


All who wander are not lost.
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-22-2015, 08:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,177
Posted By OldPete2112
Looks like it should do the job, just make sure...

Looks like it should do the job, just make sure it does not rub on the radiator or any other expensive part. That would suck.

Consider putting in some rubber cushions to hold it away a bit, then...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-22-2015, 08:19 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,642
Posted By OldPete2112
Well the wife even gave the nod, so it's on the...

Well the wife even gave the nod, so it's on the books. Awesome, will have to look up some fun riding roads for on the way down.

Anyone else from BC or WA post up, perhaps we can meet up along the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-20-2015, 01:36 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,642
Posted By OldPete2112
It looks like I am actually off work at that...

It looks like I am actually off work at that time, so..........I'm in!

Should be a great ride down from Victoria, cool.

OP


All who wander are not lost.
Forum: Ride reports 01-13-2015, 08:15 AM
Replies: 1,423
Views: 184,193
Posted By OldPete2112
Junyah so good to see you got the photos all...

Junyah so good to see you got the photos all figured out!

Love the recent pics, and the posts. Stopping to meet people, learning what they do, taking a real interest in the county and the people,...
Forum: Equipment 01-10-2015, 05:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,629
Posted By OldPete2112
Agreed, no problem fitting over easy. OP ...

Agreed, no problem fitting over easy.

OP


All who wander are not lost.
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-10-2015, 05:45 AM
Replies: 285
Views: 46,412
Posted By OldPete2112
Fixed it for you, ...

Fixed it for you,

http://reddit.com/r/f800gsadventure



All who wander are not lost.
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-08-2015, 05:47 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 39,658
Posted By OldPete2112
Just got my GSA on Dec 23, managed to get out for...

Just got my GSA on Dec 23, managed to get out for a ride on Christmas Day before I had to get back to work on Boxing Day. Maybe we can meet up for a ride sometime when I get home.

Look forward to...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-26-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 739
Views: 206,784
Posted By OldPete2112
New F800GS ADVENTURE!!!

You are going to like the alt-rider headlamp guard, it's well built.

I also ordered their radiator guard and rear rack, as well as foot plate and rear brake master cylinder guard. Very, very...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-26-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 739
Views: 206,784
Posted By OldPete2112
Funny story about that. Apparently the end cone...

Funny story about that. Apparently the end cone was cracked, and the MOD skid plate did not work with the Remus header.

So dealer has ordered a Black Dog plate which is supposed to work with the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-25-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 739
Views: 206,784
Posted By OldPete2112
Got mine out for some fun today after picking it...

Got mine out for some fun today after picking it up Monday. Hope your Christmas Day was as much fun. 332285


All who wander are not lost.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-25-2014, 01:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 719
Posted By OldPete2112
Had the Galfer wave rotors on my Zx14rr,...

Had the Galfer wave rotors on my Zx14rr, absolutely loved them. Based on my experience with them, would certainly have them again and recommend them.

Op


All who wander are not lost.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-25-2014, 01:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 761
Posted By OldPete2112
Good advice, thanks. All who wander are...

Good advice, thanks.


All who wander are not lost.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-24-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 761
Posted By OldPete2112
Uh yeah thanks. But after reading that I see that...

Uh yeah thanks. But after reading that I see that it does not cover any ADJUSTABLE shift levers.

There are a few on the market ranging from $85 up to $200. Which one is best and why?

I ask...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-24-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 761
Posted By OldPete2112
Best Adjustable Shift lever?

At the risk of starting a new thread (yes I searched) I need some advice on a replacement adjustable shift lever for my 2015 F800GSA.

I test rode my bike when I ordered and was wearing my Icon...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-21-2014, 02:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,432
Posted By OldPete2112
Thanks! I think I am all set with what I have...

Thanks! I think I am all set with what I have then.

OP


All who wander are not lost.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-21-2014, 02:32 AM
Replies: 739
Views: 206,784
Posted By OldPete2112
Your not kidding! Dealer closed Sunday and...

Your not kidding! Dealer closed Sunday and Monday, but the business manager offered to come in on his day off to deliver my new bike.

Pretty happy about it and looking forward to the first ride....
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-20-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 46,412
Posted By OldPete2112
The spacing looks pretty good, hope they work as...

The spacing looks pretty good, hope they work as planned and that I don't need to use them any time soon.

OP

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All who wander are not lost.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-20-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 739
Views: 206,784
Posted By OldPete2112
Ok, all done and ready for me to pick up Monday. ...

Ok, all done and ready for me to pick up Monday.

Merry Christmas to me!

OP332023


All who wander are not lost.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-20-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 46,412
Posted By OldPete2112
Hurray! The bars look just as good on the White...

Hurray! The bars look just as good on the White ones! Lol332021


All who wander are not lost.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-20-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 285
Views: 46,412
Posted By OldPete2112
Those look excellent. The finish looks top notch....

Those look excellent. The finish looks top notch.

Thanks for posting those up, looks like it was not too much of a struggle.


All who wander are not lost.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-20-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 285
Views: 46,412
Posted By OldPete2112
Haha! Yes, I was thrown by that. Where in...

Haha! Yes, I was thrown by that.

Where in the PNW were you from? I live on southern Vancouver Island. Just outside of Victoria, British Columbia.

My mom is from Switzerland, and it is on my...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-20-2014, 03:05 AM
Replies: 2,250
Views: 249,875
Posted By OldPete2112
I have to agree, I treated myself to a set of...

I have to agree, I treated myself to a set of Shure SE210s a few years ago and absolutely love them. If the SE215s come with the same soft squishy foam tips then they should be good as well.

Yes,...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-20-2014, 02:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,151
Posted By OldPete2112
It sounds like quite a process to get your...

It sounds like quite a process to get your motorcycle license in the UK. How expensive is it? And what is insurance like? It has to be pricey!

Sometimes I bet you miss the freedom of riding in...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-20-2014, 02:41 AM
Replies: 739
Views: 206,784
Posted By OldPete2112
New F800GS ADVENTURE!!!

Thank you, I am more than a little excited to be getting the bike on Monday. I had only seen photos of it, and loved the white with red sides to the seat. I ordered Red Pazzo Shorty levers for it and...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-20-2014, 02:29 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,432
Posted By OldPete2112
The Cockpit of my new 2015 F800 GS adventure

Is that a standard RAM saddle type mount on the windshield support?

Trying for think about how to mount my Zumo and radar detector, already have ram mounts and hoping that setup works the same...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-20-2014, 02:08 AM
Replies: 285
Views: 46,412
Posted By OldPete2112
Being 0205 here, I had to scratch my head...

Being 0205 here, I had to scratch my head thinking what time zone and what sort of postal service you had there. Lol. Sometimes I forget that there are so many members from around the world. You must...
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