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Forum: Parallel Universe 06-12-2013, 05:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 806
Posted By jaycommando
I am aware of this legend you speak of. The...

I am aware of this legend you speak of. The question is why have BMW done away with the wobble on the newer generation..... Have they cured this phantom menace?
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-12-2013, 04:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 806
Posted By jaycommando
Question wobble conversion.

Sat in a dealership here in the UK and getting a good look at some of the newer bikes. Ive noticed that the new F series bike no longer have the wobble bottle over the front brake lever. It is now...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-19-2012, 03:27 PM
Replies: 974
Views: 144,777
Posted By jaycommando
Ok stay away from hi tech as the power will go...

Ok stay away from hi tech as the power will go out. Keep It Simple Stupid as the Sargent Major used to say. 5.56 and 9mm are and will be widely available as will bats and pipes. A decent rifle such...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-10-2012, 02:53 PM
Replies: 974
Views: 144,777
Posted By jaycommando
Ok, I suggest if taking on a few thousand Zombies...

Ok, I suggest if taking on a few thousand Zombies you deploy a wonderful device called CRAM. It stands for counter rockets and mortars. Works great the rounds self destruct at 2000m making it safe...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-12-2012, 01:50 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,991
Posted By jaycommando
I'm in also a downloadable version would allow...

I'm in also a downloadable version would allow international immediate use of you got stuck on the trail somewhere.
Forum: Europe 02-07-2012, 03:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,312
Posted By jaycommando
Tax for bikes in the UK is calculated on your CC...

Tax for bikes in the UK is calculated on your CC rather that the CO2 output. result is the crappy fees.
Forum: Equipment 10-19-2011, 03:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 636
Posted By jaycommando
Try contacting the guy (Les) on the site...

Try contacting the guy (Les) on the site www.UKGSer.com under the vendors section he's usually quick to respond.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-04-2011, 12:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 678
Posted By jaycommando
Had the hose recall done years ago, but there is...

Had the hose recall done years ago, but there is no oil in the weeping solution. am i worrying over nothing?
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-04-2011, 03:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 678
Posted By jaycommando
coolant weep.

Ok, so I got my bike back in December 08. Its done 19000 miles and I've noticed that my weephole is starting to drip whilst on longer rides. This is not a major concern at this point as I have a good...
Forum: Trip Planning 03-29-2011, 03:55 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 80,606
Posted By jaycommando
Quick clot.

We used this stuff in Iraq and afghan. It's the best shit available. It comes in pad form about 3 inches square made from seaweed. what it is used for is major artery bleeds or massive trauma not a...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-15-2011, 04:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,115
Posted By jaycommando
Thumb Thank you

Well done lads thanks for the help.
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-15-2011, 05:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,115
Posted By jaycommando
Question Engine Number?

Does anyone know the location of the engine number on an F800GS?

Trying to register one in the UK and need this for the form.

Thanks in advance.

Jay
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-06-2011, 08:44 AM
Replies: 7,742
Views: 2,549,001
Posted By jaycommando
Locks

Manelac,

You might wanna lock through the frame instead of the wheel. It sucks to come out of your house dressed to ride and just see a rear wheel chained to an anchor :cry


Dont get me...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-09-2010, 01:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,284
Posted By jaycommando
I've got it.

Its OK. but nothing special.
I got it 2 years ago when I first got my bike. There is so many better items on the market now, I wouldn't bother. I'm looking at a mirage 2 as a replacement.
However...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-06-2010, 10:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,336
Posted By jaycommando
tried: Failed

I have both and can say without a doubt that you cant do it. its too tall or to fat no matter how you put it in the box.

i now use a cable lock through the hand guard and chin bar.
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-09-2010, 07:39 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,066
Posted By jaycommando
threat to life

Yes officer that's correct, he was about to stab me with those
6" bolt croppers. So I shot him.




I'd stand in court and agree with that.
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-02-2010, 06:27 PM
Replies: 7,742
Views: 2,549,001
Posted By jaycommando
Nice Chitown! Very nice, whats next? Balancing a...

Nice Chitown! Very nice, whats next? Balancing a treat on its nose? :clap
Forum: Equipment 11-01-2010, 10:12 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,706
Posted By jaycommando
Bivi,

Many types of Bivi exist however i can really recommend the british army gor-tex bivi. comes in olive green and british DPM colours for the fashionista's amongst you.
Its available at many surplus...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-29-2010, 01:32 PM
Replies: 7,742
Views: 2,549,001
Posted By jaycommando
Question Nice Rack!!

Where did you get the rear overhanging rack? Was it a custom job?
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-27-2010, 10:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 932
Posted By jaycommando
clearance...?

Depends on how much fast I hit the front of the obstical... can be 1'' or 2'.

But be aware differing bash plates, suspension setups and riders (starbucks regulars:freaky ) will change the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-22-2010, 09:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,339
Posted By jaycommando
Handlebar Muffs

Try Oxfords:

http://www.getgeared.co.uk/OXFORD_Deluxe_Motorcycle_Handlebar_Muffs

Cheap as chips and do the job.
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-17-2010, 06:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,116
Posted By jaycommando
engine

At least 1 cylinder and a few HP. then there's the ergos and other crap but mainly about an extra 150cc but really the F650 is an 800cc road bike with off road potential, an G650 is an off road bike...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-07-2010, 06:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 651
Posted By jaycommando
coin trick

place penny's or other coins/washers in the spring coils till its at the required length then place on stand at the shortest point (usually when its up). to remove the coins put the stand down and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-03-2010, 08:34 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,439
Posted By jaycommando
other side of the pond

Back home in the UK the current law states both hands must be on the wheel when operating a vehical (this makes changing gear illegal lol). This means phones must be hands free but the message is to...
Forum: Vendors 10-03-2010, 07:57 PM
Replies: 372
Views: 66,366
Posted By jaycommando
Thumb i likey!

Ok you got me, I'm hooked. Who's leg do I have to hump to get one? And what's my bank manager gonna think?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-16-2010, 12:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,176
Posted By jaycommando
Shipping...?

Slippy I'm planning on moving to the UK, Who did you ship your bike with?

Sorry to jack the thread....

Carry on normal jogging!
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-14-2010, 09:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 693
Posted By jaycommando
Try...

the Beasts Forum, They cater for the singles faults and problems.
(this tread is for the twins sorry)
Forum: Equipment 09-09-2010, 07:56 PM
Replies: 629
Views: 291,370
Posted By jaycommando
cut off...

Does yours come with the large rear crash bars running from the base of the swing arm to the rear rack? They arnt needed and I personally kept getting my boot caught up on it when dabbing. Also be...
Forum: Equipment 09-09-2010, 02:11 PM
Replies: 629
Views: 291,370
Posted By jaycommando
MT350e

Those MT350e's come with a tool tube on the right side under the rifle carrier, If I were you you can strip off all the scaffolding that stops it getting to beat up and you'll lose about 60-70Lbs...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-09-2010, 01:55 PM
Replies: 6,602
Views: 288,189
Posted By jaycommando
This is what i learnt to ride on! love em! still...

This is what i learnt to ride on! love em! still used by the British Army as its dispatch and escort motorcycle!
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-09-2010, 12:36 PM
Replies: 7,742
Views: 2,549,001
Posted By jaycommando
Nice

Cool vid! liking the watersports!
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-03-2010, 07:05 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 26,226
Posted By jaycommando
Shameless...

If you don't like it and it looks good I'll Buy it for Cost plus your estimation of labour...
Nothing like good craftsmanship witnessed and recommended!
you have a talent
Forum: Trip Planning 09-03-2010, 05:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,431
Posted By jaycommando
Signature

The UK uses Chip and PIN, a micro chip in your card links to a keypad which will allow your Personal Identification Number to authorize the payment. This was done to reduce fraud and theft. you'll...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-01-2010, 06:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,496
Posted By jaycommando
Dont bother for supliments...

I do subscribe to Bike Mag but unfortunatly they dont add suppliments to mailed subscriptions. as a result i never get the added extras they print including this GS edition. Sorry to be the bearer of...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-29-2010, 04:17 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 26,226
Posted By jaycommando
Cf?

This bike is gonna have more carbon fibre than a bugatti veyron! Whike your at it E why not add another power socket to use for your GPS if it's not. Hard wired?
Forum: Equipment 08-29-2010, 11:43 AM
Replies: 629
Views: 291,370
Posted By jaycommando
81mm HE

Make sure you take the round out first cos its a bitch to carry otherwise! The smallest guys can carry the baseplate for you!
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-08-2010, 07:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 960
Posted By jaycommando
wobble cylinder!

Joelwiseman would be able to answer better. But I think that BMW incorperated the wobbly cylinder just because that under a certain RPM the vibrations are enough to airiate the brake fluid this is...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-05-2010, 07:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,729
Posted By jaycommando
Altrider

+1
I really like this and the ridges help your boot grip the stand and the angle stop's it digging into the ground!
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-28-2010, 06:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,544
Posted By jaycommando
very tall engine

the stroke length is now 450mm
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-16-2010, 07:55 AM
Replies: 380
Views: 148,274
Posted By jaycommando
Micro Flooters

I have them and like them. They are bright and very adjustable in range and angle. the instructions to fit are easy and it took me about 30-45 min to do( im not great with electrics). had them in...
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