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Forum: Canada 06-22-2015, 09:39 PM
Replies: 1,062
Views: 91,923
Posted By OldPete2112
Van Isle ADV rider's sign in...

Hahahaha! The only one to notice that! Well done.

OP

On my next trip I spotted one of these! Beware adventure riders, Vancouver Island is a very dangerous place!
...
Forum: Canada 06-15-2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 1,062
Views: 91,923
Posted By OldPete2112
Here is a shot from yesterday's ride for our...

Here is a shot from yesterday's ride for our group, did not get a lot of photos in as I was too busy hanging on for most of it!

This is one friends idea of a "road" hahahaha. Actually an old...
Forum: Canada 06-15-2015, 07:08 PM
Replies: 1,062
Views: 91,923
Posted By OldPete2112
If your out riding on the South Island out by...

If your out riding on the South Island out by Renfrew' be mindful of the rivers.

It's that time of year again, the annual Orca Spawning season. Even the Bears are in danger on the rivers....
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-15-2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 546
Views: 21,126
Posted By OldPete2112
Just checked USA CUSTOMS Border Protection...

Just checked USA CUSTOMS Border Protection website, and it claims I can bring one liter. It is sealed with tax seals, all legit so SHOULD be no problem.

I would hate to have to chug that at the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-15-2015, 05:45 PM
Replies: 546
Views: 21,126
Posted By OldPete2112
DaFool and Parapin's Rally 2015, SW Orygun July 17 & 18!!!

This is what my buddies thinks classifies as a road, I'm not so sure. But we did have fun.

Looking forward to the gathering of Savages. Was worried that with new job would not have time off, but...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-25-2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 546
Views: 21,126
Posted By OldPete2112
Ok, been busy working my ass off lately, and not...

Ok, been busy working my ass off lately, and not had a lot of chance to be online here.

Happy to say been out riding the new f800 off-road exploring logging roads and such.

Even happier to...
Forum: Vendors 03-06-2015, 08:03 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 38,223
Posted By OldPete2112
Way to go Alex! Looking forward to getting my...

Way to go Alex! Looking forward to getting my suspension work done by your shop this summer, knowing you can also service it in the years ahead makes it that much better.

OP


All who wander...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-13-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,490
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, 08:32 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 38,223
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, 07:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,642
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, 07:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,284
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, 11:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,284
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, 09:43 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,490
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, 12:36 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,239
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, 02:46 PM
Replies: 743
Views: 221,617
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, 02:40 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,239
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, 05:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,517
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, 07:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,237
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, 06:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,237
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, 06:36 PM
Replies: 546
Views: 21,126
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, 03:19 PM
Replies: 546
Views: 21,126
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, 07:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,519
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, 07:19 AM
Replies: 546
Views: 21,126
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, 12:36 PM
Replies: 546
Views: 21,126
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: Epic Ride Reports 01-13-2015, 07:15 AM
Replies: 1,945
Views: 305,300
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, 04:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,102
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, 04:45 AM
Replies: 304
Views: 57,167
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, 04:47 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 43,645
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, 04:16 PM
Replies: 743
Views: 221,617
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, 04:14 PM
Replies: 743
Views: 221,617
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, 06:50 PM
Replies: 743
Views: 221,617
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, 12:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 889
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, 12:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 940
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, 07:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 940
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, 06:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 940
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, 01:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,373
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, 01:32 AM
Replies: 743
Views: 221,617
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, 03:01 PM
Replies: 304
Views: 57,167
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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Forum: Parallel Universe 12-20-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 743
Views: 221,617
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, 02:57 PM
Replies: 304
Views: 57,167
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


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