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Forum: Beasts 01-28-2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 605
Views: 154,684
Posted By servdave
Cool, I shall check that out! Thanks!

Cool, I shall check that out! Thanks!
Forum: Beasts 01-27-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 605
Views: 154,684
Posted By servdave
Hoping to get a versys 1000 myself, my motorbike...

Hoping to get a versys 1000 myself, my motorbike got stolen so I'm just waiting for the payout.

Can anyone point me to the other versys 1000 thread?
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-11-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 472
Views: 58,903
Posted By servdave
Beak extension

Today I washed the bike and gave her the usual weekly bike checks!

I also fitted a beak extension. I had wanted one for a while as I like the look of them I also wanted to cover a few marks up. ...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-11-2014, 02:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,268
Posted By servdave
Presuming it's the one in the link bellow ...

Presuming it's the one in the link bellow

http://shop.touratech.co.uk/luggage-rack-aluminium-for-bmw-f800gs-f800gs-adv-f700gs-f650gs-twin.html

Should fit straight on. Somewhere on the page is...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-05-2014, 02:44 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 49,142
Posted By servdave
I would still by the 800 Beamer over the tiger! I...

I would still by the 800 Beamer over the tiger! I even worked for triumph for a few months and spent plenty of time riding the 800xc!

The rational part of me says the tiger is a better bike all...
Forum: Road warriors 01-01-2014, 01:32 AM
Replies: 2,012
Views: 313,217
Posted By servdave
Haha, I am very excited! Whilst I am not power...

Haha, I am very excited! Whilst I am not power crazy I have spent 7 years riding bikes with about 70 odd bhp so a few more horses would be good!

I will make sure I take my wife with me. She...
Forum: Road warriors 12-30-2013, 09:34 AM
Replies: 2,012
Views: 313,217
Posted By servdave
Thanks for the reply, gonna take one out for a...

Thanks for the reply, gonna take one out for a test ride in a few weeks! :D
Forum: Road warriors 12-29-2013, 09:39 AM
Replies: 2,012
Views: 313,217
Posted By servdave
Was looking at an R1200R at my local dealer today...

Was looking at an R1200R at my local dealer today with my wife. Can't believe that I have always overlooked these bikes!

Changing jobs next year and have a longer commute and a little more money...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-29-2013, 02:03 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 32,128
Posted By servdave
Happy new year to you too! :D

Happy new year to you too! :D
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-28-2013, 08:40 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 32,128
Posted By servdave
Top notch

I have had my Mirage 2 screen for over a year a covered around 20,000 miles. IT has exceeded my expectations greatly.

http://i1106.photobucket.com/albums/h379/VR_Rhodes/IMG_0361_zps4289c687.jpg ...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-11-2013, 05:33 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,133
Posted By servdave
That looks very good! Nice to know that screen...

That looks very good! Nice to know that screen will mount on the GS twin family!
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-28-2013, 11:29 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,120
Posted By servdave
Hoping for some BMW Ali panniers! :)

Hoping for some BMW Ali panniers! :)
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-10-2013, 11:53 AM
Replies: 7,711
Views: 2,522,117
Posted By servdave
Just back from a weekend down the new forest....

Just back from a weekend down the new forest. Nice to see the Isle of wight and the needles.

http://i1106.photobucket.com/albums/h379/VR_Rhodes/DSCF2999_zpsd4cb8081.jpg
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-22-2013, 12:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 663
Posted By servdave
I thought it wouldn't fit, shame looks like top...

I thought it wouldn't fit, shame looks like top notch kit!
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-21-2013, 11:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 663
Posted By servdave
I doubt it as I think it requires a flat side to...

I doubt it as I think it requires a flat side to fix to.
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-21-2013, 12:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,562
Posted By servdave
Ok guys, I shall pass on to metal mule that there...

Ok guys, I shall pass on to metal mule that there is a few guys waiting for developments.

The Metal Mule loop will fit a variety of panniers as well as there own so it would be good start to...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-20-2013, 07:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,562
Posted By servdave
Well, they are just finishing up some accessories...

Well, they are just finishing up some accessories for the WC 1200GS, next up will be the 800GSA, I shall keep you in the loop as I shall be getting involved with the development process!
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-20-2013, 01:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,562
Posted By servdave
I have no personal experience with wolfman...

I have no personal experience with wolfman products but I know a fair few people that do and absolutely rave about them. If I was to go soft luggage than I would be looking at wolfman luggage.
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-17-2013, 11:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,057
Posted By servdave
Welcome! Look forward to the pics! :D

Welcome! Look forward to the pics! :D
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-16-2013, 01:22 PM
Replies: 472
Views: 58,903
Posted By servdave
Well, today I just rode it to work! Last...

Well, today I just rode it to work!

Last week I dropped it and smashed my screen! Have just fitted a light protector!

New screen on order and shall upload a photo once its on!
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-25-2013, 03:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 628
Posted By servdave
As far as I can remember I think both the 700 and...

As far as I can remember I think both the 700 and 650 GS have the same rear. So it should fit both models.

There is some changes across the two models, so do be carefull with other parts.
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-21-2013, 11:20 AM
Replies: 7,711
Views: 2,522,117
Posted By servdave
Well, another place to add to the list of roads...

Well, another place to add to the list of roads to ride!
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-21-2013, 07:04 AM
Replies: 7,711
Views: 2,522,117
Posted By servdave
Cool photo, where is this?

Cool photo, where is this?
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-20-2013, 02:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,930
Posted By servdave
Great touring biker

I use my 650 gs twin day to day and for touring. Just got back from a week tour of europe. Did 1700 miles riding to Austria and back two up. Had panniers and top box fully loaded and still happily...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-18-2013, 11:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 370
Posted By servdave
Won't swap from 1200GSA too 800GSA, the frames...

Won't swap from 1200GSA too 800GSA, the frames are different.

I have just checked out the parts numbers and they are different as well.

http://www.realoem.com/bmw/

Website above is very...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-16-2013, 12:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,527
Posted By servdave
Like most peaople have said, depends what you...

Like most peaople have said, depends what you plan to do and if you are interested in soft or hard luggage?

I have had 3 sets of luggage so far to get to a set up whioch suits me. Now running...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-04-2013, 10:53 AM
Replies: 7,711
Views: 2,522,117
Posted By servdave
Just got back from a fantastic 1,700 mile trip to...

Just got back from a fantastic 1,700 mile trip to Austria and back!

Was fantastic!

http://i1106.photobucket.com/albums/h379/VR_Rhodes/DSCF2887_zps986046ff.jpg
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-21-2013, 08:31 AM
Replies: 593
Views: 159,661
Posted By servdave
Thanks for the link, very interesting!

Thanks for the link, very interesting!
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-19-2013, 10:15 PM
Replies: 593
Views: 159,661
Posted By servdave
Depends where they mount, as some pannier frames...

Depends where they mount, as some pannier frames use the mounting point under the tail of the bike. When I was looking at one in my local dealer the 800gsa doesn't have these!

Not a problem...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-16-2013, 09:56 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 12,438
Posted By servdave
27, had my GS for 4 years, started riding when I...

27, had my GS for 4 years, started riding when I was 20 and it was adventure bikes that made me get a licence!
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-15-2013, 12:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 864
Posted By servdave
Looks good, might have to get some for my 650GS...

Looks good, might have to get some for my 650GS twin! :D
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-15-2013, 12:13 PM
Replies: 593
Views: 159,661
Posted By servdave
Looks so nice, I was looking at one at my local...

Looks so nice, I was looking at one at my local dealer today. Definately would like one for next bike. Hoping to pick one up in a few years time!

Be interesting if any other luggage manufacture...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-31-2013, 01:16 PM
Replies: 7,711
Views: 2,522,117
Posted By servdave
Wow, bike looks fantastic, so glad I decided to...

Wow, bike looks fantastic, so glad I decided to keep my 650GS twin rather than trade to the 1200GS. They are a very capable bike!

4tooMany, I am sure I have a photo of one somewhere, I shall have...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-31-2013, 12:19 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,929
Posted By servdave
Looks awesome! :D Im on the 650GS twin, had...

Looks awesome! :D

Im on the 650GS twin, had mine for 4 years. Now has 40,000 miles on her. Just preparing her for a ride down to Austria in july!
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-31-2013, 01:53 AM
Replies: 7,711
Views: 2,522,117
Posted By servdave
Just fitted Givi Trekker panniers to my 650. Very...

Just fitted Givi Trekker panniers to my 650. Very happy with them, shall be interesting how they fair after a few thousand miles. Shall let you know. This is the third luggage set I have brought for...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-31-2013, 01:50 AM
Replies: 7,711
Views: 2,522,117
Posted By servdave
They are great fun, had a day on one as well. You...

They are great fun, had a day on one as well. You see a few that have been turned into a scrambler type bike.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-22-2013, 10:01 AM
Replies: 634
Views: 127,410
Posted By servdave
Thanks for the reply, Shall check the band out! ...

Thanks for the reply, Shall check the band out!

Vids are great, its on the list of places to travel too!
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-21-2013, 09:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,527
Posted By servdave
Have travelled 2 up on my 650GS twin with no...

Have travelled 2 up on my 650GS twin with no problems. I am sure a 1200GS would do it better but if you can adjust to the way the 650GS twin handle two up it a great touring tool.

I am off to...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-08-2013, 12:47 PM
Replies: 634
Views: 127,410
Posted By servdave
Laugh Great vid, must get down to that part of the...

Great vid, must get down to that part of the world!

Also, what song do you use in this, very awesome! :D
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-25-2013, 11:26 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,399
Posted By servdave
Well that's me out, being a shorty and liking...

Well that's me out, being a shorty and liking adventure bikes doesn't mix! :ear
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