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Forum: GS Boxers 01-24-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,066
Posted By mapuda
I used the Giant Loop Great Basin bag exclusively...

I used the Giant Loop Great Basin bag exclusively until I got Aluminum Panniers. The bags are well made and hug the bike but you have to be judicious with what you bring. I found I needed the Kitchen...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-24-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,739
Posted By mapuda
:clap Check out Wendell Case. Used to be Muffin...

:clap
Check out Wendell Case. Used to be Muffin Top Industries. Wendell does superb work, all the locks are keyed alike and he includes the footman loops on the pannier lids.

If you do not mind a...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-03-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,575
Posted By mapuda
I don't think improper position is this guy's problem

Your boot scrapes to inform you max lean angle has nearly been reached. Next degree of lean would scrape hard parts then game over.

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3797/11746062003_c061e44e3f_z.jpg
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-03-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 840
Posted By mapuda
Best Rest Products sells a talctube...

Best Rest Products sells a talctube (http://www.bestrestproducts.com/p-292-talctube.aspx) for $4.00 but you can easily make one.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-25-2013, 02:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,635
Posted By mapuda
I used this from Twisted...

I used this from Twisted (http://www.twistedthrottle.com/electrical-connection-can-bus-electrical-connector-for-bmw-ducati-triumph-motorcycles) Throttle to trigger a relay so power to my fuseblock...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-14-2013, 11:47 AM
Replies: 291
Views: 35,478
Posted By mapuda
My evil twin and I had a milestone yesterday....

My evil twin and I had a milestone yesterday. Only 35k more to go!

http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2850/11864252586_68c9c43e0b_z.jpg
Forum: Upcoming 11-29-2013, 11:20 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,010
Posted By mapuda
I'm in. I will call the lodge tomorrow as their...

I'm in. I will call the lodge tomorrow as their online booking page says they do not have any rooms left. Looking forward to the ride and the SS1000!
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-29-2013, 12:06 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 9,241
Posted By mapuda
Neat to see my post from 2011 on page 3. As of...

Neat to see my post from 2011 on page 3. As of today I have 63974 miles.
I have replaced the cam chain, stator and the clutch. 3 chain and sprocket sets (not including the crappy stock set). Rear...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-27-2013, 12:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 924
Posted By mapuda
For 1K, I would suggest a shock sprung for your...

For 1K, I would suggest a shock sprung for your weight and riding style with progressive springs for the forks.

I personally have a Ohlins S46DR1 with Hyperpro springs

Or you can go the Yacugar...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-27-2013, 11:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,449
Posted By mapuda
I don't have Barkbusters but I do have...

I don't have Barkbusters but I do have Touragucchi hand guards on my F8GS and I have the MadStad windscreen setup. I have tried CalSci, two flavors of Z-Technik a tinted VStream short screen and a...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-27-2013, 05:48 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 11,691
Posted By mapuda
57 here. At one time in the mid seventies I had 3...

57 here. At one time in the mid seventies I had 3 dirt bikes. A Bultaco Alpina 250, a heavily modded DT1 Yamaha with unsilenced downpipe and crudely laid over shocks, and a 1972 Yellow Tank CZ 250...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-27-2013, 05:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 733
Posted By mapuda
My 2009 with 59K+ miles did that when it had the...

My 2009 with 59K+ miles did that when it had the original clutch. I replaced the clutch disks and springs with updated BMW parts and it still does it.

Don't worry about it. When it all goes quiet...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-08-2013, 11:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,040
Posted By mapuda
You caught it before it rubbed all the way...

You caught it before it rubbed all the way through. Get a piece of heater hose slit it down the middle and safety wire it on.

According to Max's fiche you have to buy both chain rails as a kit...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-24-2013, 04:12 PM
Replies: 524
Views: 42,305
Posted By mapuda
I am almost at the end of my clutch adjustment at...

I am almost at the end of my clutch adjustment at 57k miles. Hope we get the production Rekluse before I have to shell out $350 for BMW kit.

Thanks for testing this Erling! :thumb
Forum: GS Boxers 04-20-2013, 11:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,304
Posted By mapuda
Aerostich has a small book Lightweight...

Aerostich has a small book Lightweight Unsupported Motorcycle Travel for Terminal Cases that is pretty good. Rider magazine has good touring articles as does Motorcycle Consumer News.

People have...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-04-2013, 03:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 945
Posted By mapuda
Very Cool

I built a contraption with angle iron and all-thread that scratched the crap out of the shock body. Nice job!
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-19-2013, 03:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 879
Posted By mapuda
I have a copy. It is an OK video. I do not recall...

I have a copy. It is an OK video. I do not recall any riding techniques. It talks about basic maintenance and has a section at the end where Helge talks to F800GS owners about their farkles.
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-16-2013, 08:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,914
Posted By mapuda
I have found these sites to be helpful

Check out Calsci. He makes windscreens but has a good discussion of filters in general here (http://motorcycleinfo.calsci.com/Filters.html) and bike specific cross reference here...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-12-2013, 08:50 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,939
Posted By mapuda
DB Glad to see you are OK and on a new mount. it...

DB Glad to see you are OK and on a new mount. it was good luck to have that happen where the median was grass and dirt. The medians here in Vegas are all concrete and Armco with drivers that would...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-10-2013, 12:04 AM
Replies: 291
Views: 35,478
Posted By mapuda
50K Today

Crappy phone picture this is what my Evil Twin and I did today.

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8226/8366092387_f0b855a7bb_n.jpg

Last night I installed a Madstad windshield. Amazing how quiet it...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-29-2012, 02:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,093
Posted By mapuda
+2 My Kriega's have cracking on them but they are...

+2 My Kriega's have cracking on them but they are still protecting the seals. I saw a post on another website where a guy made some pretty nice & long fork protectors on the cheap by buying a...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-29-2012, 02:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,041
Posted By mapuda
Not trying to hijack, but I connected this strobe...

Not trying to hijack, but I connected this strobe from Custom LED. Wired in parallel with my rear brake light and it works whenever I apply the front or rear brakes because of the CanBus. Very...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-19-2012, 06:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,093
Posted By mapuda
Asked and answered....

Asked and answered. (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=585612)

I have the Kriega's on my F800GS.
Forum: Upcoming 12-16-2012, 06:39 PM
Replies: 1,202
Views: 93,627
Posted By mapuda
Oh Yeah!

Got de-Noobed this year in Silverton. Can't wait for next year!

Count me in! PM sent for code.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-10-2012, 08:05 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,134
Posted By mapuda
Does the chain slap at speed but with the clutch...

Does the chain slap at speed but with the clutch in? You mentioned it slaps at zero torque which I take to mean not under a load. Maybe it is the pulse of engine firing that causes the chain to slap?...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-09-2012, 12:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,134
Posted By mapuda
Erling, Have you considered a chain guide? ...

Erling,

Have you considered a chain guide?

Bartron & Indy's solution.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=407174&page=2

The BRP...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-09-2012, 10:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,107
Posted By mapuda
I had to replace my stock stator at about 35k. I...

I had to replace my stock stator at about 35k. I replaced it with an Electrosport. That stator did not last a year so I bought a Ricks Motorsport to replace it. Kudo's to Electrosport as they...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-05-2012, 12:29 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,554
Posted By mapuda
Missed a milestone on my way home tonight. I knew...

Missed a milestone on my way home tonight. I knew it was close but forgot to watch the odo tick over. Before I shut down I looked at the odometer 49007. 2009 F800GS purchased in April of '09.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-05-2012, 12:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,296
Posted By mapuda
Good advice for several situations....

Good advice for several situations....
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-03-2012, 05:06 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,556
Posted By mapuda
Isn't there a locking tab on the front sprocket?...

Isn't there a locking tab on the front sprocket? It has been awhile since I last changed out my chain & sprocket but most bikes have the tab to keep the counter shaft sprocket from getting loose.
...
Forum: Regional forums 11-18-2012, 09:19 PM
Replies: 3,555
Views: 217,119
Posted By mapuda
Count me in.

I am in. I will roll in Thursday after work and will need tent space.

Thanks,

Mike Dow
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-17-2012, 04:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 697
Posted By mapuda
Thanks Erling, We did speak in front of...

Thanks Erling,

We did speak in front of Woody's tent. Thanks for the offer, it would give me a good excuse to ride to New Mexico!

Mike
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-16-2012, 03:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 697
Posted By mapuda
Thanks for the link Rod. I spoke with the service...

Thanks for the link Rod. I spoke with the service manager at my dealer and he believes that it is ABS.

I will order the kit and make the repair and see how it works.
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-15-2012, 05:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 697
Posted By mapuda
Broken air cleaner housing mount

I removed the air box to check the valves and noticed that the front left tab that mounts the air box to the frame had been broken off. Too much bouncing over Colorado passes at RMAR 2012 I suspect....
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-14-2012, 05:38 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,227
Posted By mapuda
Concur with the suspension mods first. The next...

Concur with the suspension mods first. The next best thing was when I added the accelerator module (like booster plug) and a G2 throttle tube to take the snatch out of the off idle acceleration....
Forum: Vendors 11-12-2012, 08:12 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 12,623
Posted By mapuda
Jason, As indicated in my PM please put me...

Jason,

As indicated in my PM please put me down for a set of the Holan Balanced pannier racks for my 2009 F800GS. Let me know how much to deposit and I will PayPal the $ to you.

Thanks again,
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-27-2012, 09:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,189
Posted By mapuda
Red, I am in Summerlin and have a GS-911 so...

Red,

I am in Summerlin and have a GS-911 so I can read any fault codes and reset your service interval. I have the maintenance CD and a Haynes Manual. I also have a 2009 F800GS.

Check Oso...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-26-2012, 08:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,003
Posted By mapuda
I have an item similar to the booster plug...

I have an item similar to the booster plug (http://www.schlowycustomsblog.co.za/?p=629) and a G2 throttle body. My low end throttle response is very smooth and my MPG is in the 45-46 mpg range. YMMV
Forum: GS Boxers 10-20-2012, 11:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 842
Posted By mapuda
Concur with low voltage assessment. I have a...

Concur with low voltage assessment. I have a F800GS and the stator was gone. i was charging it up at night and riding to and from work 45 miles RT each day waiting for the new stator to arrive. One...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-20-2012, 10:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,418
Posted By mapuda
:clap This works great. In my garage I use it...

:clap This works great. In my garage I use it with a mallet. In the field a disc lock or suitable rock works well also.
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