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Forum: Equipment 03-12-2013, 05:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,991
Posted By dino
Actually, the end-load is the ticket for...

Actually, the end-load is the ticket for thermarests and sleeping bags. Slightly inflate thermarest, put it in the bag first and let it expand to the outside of the bag, then stuff your sleeping bag...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-24-2010, 08:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,860
Posted By dino
Hi guy's, To remove the mirrors quickly,...

Hi guy's,

To remove the mirrors quickly, hold the bottom hex with one wrench and loosen the top nut with another. The mirror stalk will pull right out. It is a collet arrangement that squeezes on...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-21-2010, 07:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,008
Posted By dino
Hi Chris, I'm in the middle of putting some...

Hi Chris,

I'm in the middle of putting some new Protaper bars on my f800 as we speak. That screw under the left grip is actually a bolt that runs through the whole grip and handlebar. You need to...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-01-2010, 07:04 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 33,167
Posted By dino
Hi kids, I have the pivot pegs and wunder...

Hi kids,

I have the pivot pegs and wunder shifter. They made all the difference for my size 12 Sidi chargers. The shifter is 3/4" longer at full extension than the stocker and is a very high...
Forum: Equipment 01-29-2010, 04:59 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,781
Posted By dino
Aerostitch Dariens are made as an overpant. Full...

Aerostitch Dariens are made as an overpant. Full length zippers make on and off quick and easy, even with boots on. They'll also keep you dry.

my .02 Dino
Forum: Equipment 01-29-2010, 04:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,078
Posted By dino
A throttlemeister works just fine. Call and tell...

A throttlemeister works just fine. Call and tell them you have the barkbusters and they'll hook you up. It's the regular unit for the 800, but instead of using an allen head cap screw to bolt it on,...
Forum: Beasts 01-16-2010, 07:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,495
Posted By dino
Hi kids, Just so you can get a height...

Hi kids,

Just so you can get a height comparison. I put my bike on the center stand, balanced a level across the seats at the lowest point, and measured straight down from the bottom of the level...
Forum: Beasts 01-15-2010, 05:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,495
Posted By dino
Hi all, I got the comfort seat instead of...

Hi all,

I got the comfort seat instead of either of the regular seats when I bought my bike. I just paid the difference in price between the stock seat and the comfort seat. $110 or so. I think...
Forum: Beasts 01-13-2010, 05:29 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,587
Posted By dino
Hi kids, Thanks Sundance. As most people...

Hi kids,

Thanks Sundance. As most people say, it looks even better in person.

Cug, that's the BMW comfort seat. I only have about 150 Kms on it, but it felt nice and supportive. The passenger...
Forum: Beasts 01-12-2010, 05:09 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,587
Posted By dino
Here ya go, Sundance. ...

Here ya go, Sundance.
http://dino.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/F800GS/1006498/744928304_Gntc3-XL.jpg
http://dino.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/F800GS/1006495/744927375_KdHHc-L.jpg
I went for the lava. I...
Forum: Equipment 01-07-2010, 02:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,273
Posted By dino
I sure wish I had those on when I went boom....

I sure wish I had those on when I went boom. There looks to be tons of protection, but are they really very much easier to walk around in?

Cheers, Dino
Forum: Equipment 01-06-2010, 06:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,273
Posted By dino
So, I'm riding down the road at 60Kms/hr when an...

So, I'm riding down the road at 60Kms/hr when an asshat pulls a left into me. When My foot smacks on the ground after a lengthy flight, I wish I had my Sidi Chargers on and not my Astars touring...
Forum: Equipment 01-01-2010, 05:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,475
Posted By dino
Dual Sport Plus in Stoney Creek had a good...

Dual Sport Plus in Stoney Creek had a good selection of Powerlet accessories at the Toronto Bike show.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-31-2009, 01:57 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 16,650
Posted By dino
Yup, just like the one in the pic, empty.:slurp ...

Yup, just like the one in the pic, empty.:slurp

Thanks Jesse.

Dino
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-31-2009, 09:41 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 16,650
Posted By dino
Yes jesse, it's two pieces. What I call the...

Yes jesse, it's two pieces. What I call the bracket is the piece that bolts to the fender. The plate could be bolted to just that
as in post #48, pics 3&4. What I call the cover fits over everything...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-30-2009, 07:49 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 16,650
Posted By dino
Hi all, My buddy and I just had a conflab...

Hi all,

My buddy and I just had a conflab about building some of these. We figured a minimum run of 25 would be needed to pursue this deal. I'm going to go to the post office tomorrow with my...
Forum: Equipment 12-30-2009, 04:57 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 13,576
Posted By dino
Plate bracket & cover for my 800GS ...

Plate bracket & cover for my 800GS
http://dino.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/F800GS/1006590/752506982_EaTBb-L.jpg
http://dino.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/F800GS/1006669/753345729_DyRCP-L.jpg...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-30-2009, 04:14 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 16,650
Posted By dino
Well, with one order and $20 we should be able to...

Well, with one order and $20 we should be able to get the aluminum,black spray paint and shipping. However, the product you receive may not be exactly as illustrated.:lol3

Cheers, Dino
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-30-2009, 03:01 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 16,650
Posted By dino
Hi all, I can't make any more at work (I had...

Hi all,

I can't make any more at work (I had to sneak this one in), but since there is some interest, I called a buddy who could make some if it's worthwhile. How much would you be willing to pay...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-29-2009, 01:17 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 16,650
Posted By dino
I didn't Like the reflectors or the light...

I didn't Like the reflectors or the light extention either so I made a new plate holder. The stock steel holder had a different pitch for the plate holes than my plate did, so the dealer drilled new...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-19-2009, 03:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,643
Posted By dino
Hi Wildman, I picked up my bike about 2...

Hi Wildman,

I picked up my bike about 2 weeks ago with the comfort seat on it. I have only put 100 Kms on it, but it seems quite comfy. It's chilly here. It's pretty wide and flat with a very...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-13-2009, 07:15 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,284
Posted By dino
Thank you sir cheers, Dino

Thank you sir

cheers, Dino
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-13-2009, 04:21 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,284
Posted By dino
[I have the above mentioned wildly expensive...

[I have the above mentioned wildly expensive Wunderlich on my F8GS. I can say that it is really superior to the TT offering. The rolling tip was surprisingly excellent. It is adjustable in fine...
Forum: Beasts 11-16-2009, 06:59 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 18,996
Posted By dino
One that didn't show up ...

One that didn't show up
http://dino.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Dinos-Pics/1000650/3933237_3dA7Z-M.jpg
Forum: Beasts 11-16-2009, 06:53 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 18,996
Posted By dino
Bike rack

Hi ZR,

Back in '04 I built a rack very much like your side mount idea in your first post. I couldn't open the bag with the bike on, but I could remove the bag, then open it. I kept the mountain...
Forum: Equipment 08-22-2008, 06:34 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 35,164
Posted By dino
If I were you guys, I'd just wear some cheap...

If I were you guys, I'd just wear some cheap shitty boots because then you could get some cool pics like these of yourself. Enjoy.:1drink
http://dino.smugmug.com/photos/356720125_hyuRt-L.jpg...
Forum: Equipment 06-02-2008, 08:19 AM
Replies: 1,194
Views: 411,108
Posted By dino
Hello all, I just received a new pair of...

Hello all,

I just received a new pair of Sidi chargers. They seem to be very well made ( in Romania) as well as quite comfortable. I haven't ridden in them yet, but it seems they'll be a nice...
Forum: Equipment 04-17-2008, 08:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 661
Posted By dino
check out Troy Lee Designs "leather speed pant"...

check out Troy Lee Designs "leather speed pant" Made for supermoto.
162625
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-04-2006, 09:30 AM
Replies: 2,607
Views: 3,325,894
Posted By dino
Duffy lake road,BC ...

Duffy lake road,BC
http://dino.smugmug.com/photos/16494990-M.jpg
Durango, Colorado
http://dino.smugmug.com/photos/7069966-M.jpg
Oklahoma
http://dino.smugmug.com/photos/6220779-M.jpg...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-07-2005, 09:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,421
Posted By dino
If I had done that,I wouldn't have had the...

If I had done that,I wouldn't have had the picture for this thread :rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 11-07-2005, 06:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,421
Posted By dino
A little mud ...

A little mud
http://dino.smugmug.com/photos/7069966-L.jpg
http://dino.smugmug.com/photos/7069962-M.jpg
Forum: Equipment 09-26-2005, 11:20 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 17,562
Posted By dino
Good day eh, Thats my setup in Philspace and...

Good day eh,

Thats my setup in Philspace and jordan g's pics. I use a remote LED brakelight attached with velco to my rear wheel to help with visability. It's called a Riderlight. Its flexable and...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-19-2005, 06:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,206
Posted By dino
I went to the dealer on Friday to order a new...

I went to the dealer on Friday to order a new tensioner for my '01 GS. I said there is a newer updated one. The dealer said it was the one from the 1200 and pulled it up up on the screen. There were...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-07-2005, 06:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,608
Posted By dino
I had mine rebuilt by Terry at Colorado Springs...

I had mine rebuilt by Terry at Colorado Springs BMW Last year and have not had a problem so far. (1100Kms) My bearing disintegrated and took out the seal, but everything else was OK. Replacing the...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-28-2005, 07:35 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,330
Posted By dino
Flugster, I had the same problem with my...

Flugster,

I had the same problem with my bike (01 GS) when I bought it. The previous owner put in different bulbs that required more power. The wires to the relay socket got cooked and ended up...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-18-2005, 07:53 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 14,586
Posted By dino
I've been looking at a new 1200GS and the dealer...

I've been looking at a new 1200GS and the dealer assures me that without ABS, the brake lines hook straight up to the calipers (like it should be). No servos.

Cheers, Dino
Forum: Ride reports 08-17-2005, 09:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,260
Posted By dino
http://configurationspace.smugmug.com/photos/32293...

http://configurationspace.smugmug.com/photos/32293159-M.jpg[/QUOTE]

Same spot, different angle? What a fantastic road
http://dino.smugmug.com/photos/16494990-M.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 08-16-2005, 07:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 834
Posted By dino
Hi kids, Jim. It makes the same noise...

Hi kids,

Jim.
It makes the same noise rolling the bike forward and backward, in gear with the clutch in. He again tried 1st,2nd & 3rd with the same result in each gear.

No noise in neutral...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-16-2005, 12:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 834
Posted By dino
Hi Mark :wave Gee, thanks for the...

Hi Mark :wave

Gee, thanks for the encouraging words.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-16-2005, 06:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 834
Posted By dino
I'll hit him with these scenarios tonight....

I'll hit him with these scenarios tonight. Thanks.

Dino
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