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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-07-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 10,422
Views: 2,160,358
Posted By Mongo357
No answer to text message or email. Oh well I...

No answer to text message or email. Oh well I have all winter to find another one


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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-06-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 10,422
Views: 2,160,358
Posted By Mongo357
Good point I'll try that. I usually prefer email...

Good point I'll try that. I usually prefer email because it's easier to keep as a permanent record.


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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-05-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 10,422
Views: 2,160,358
Posted By Mongo357
Scout a bike near Klamath Falls?

Hey all,

I've fallen in love with a bike located in Klamath Falls, but being that it is a salvage I was hoping someone could scout it before I make a 5 hour drive (one way) and go home...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-01-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 540
Posted By Mongo357
Just like any other lock, I squirt some WD-40 in...

Just like any other lock, I squirt some WD-40 in there every once in a while to keep things moving smooth and repel moisture.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-20-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 1,906
Views: 316,776
Posted By Mongo357
Is it just me, or does this look like a scene...

Is it just me, or does this look like a scene from a horror movie! Hop on that 'strom and escape!
Forum: Vendors 11-07-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 26,274
Posted By Mongo357
I forgot to ask - are any tools required to...

I forgot to ask - are any tools required to disassemble the shock to add the hydraulic pre-load adjuster? Could I order that separately and do it myself, or will I have to send the shock in for...
Forum: Vendors 11-05-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 26,274
Posted By Mongo357
Short Review

First let me preamble this review by saying I am not a racer. I try to use this bike for what it was built for, which in my mind was a decent HWY trip ended in a backroad adventure. The major...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-03-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 7,883
Views: 2,658,524
Posted By Mongo357
It's the Headless Horseman!!

It's the Headless Horseman!!
Forum: Equipment 10-20-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,976
Posted By Mongo357
God bless the USA!!

God bless the USA!!
Forum: Equipment 10-02-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,058
Posted By Mongo357
For a quick ride and just a few items (or maybe...

For a quick ride and just a few items (or maybe for carrying gear off the motorcycle) I prefer a "rope pack" similar to this:
...
Forum: Vendors 09-15-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,895
Posted By Mongo357
vibration?

I've been thinking about the Vololights, but I was worried about the effects of vibration on the tri-ax accel and microprocessor, as well as the plastic frame itself. Mostly in terms of durability,...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-15-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 514
Views: 70,019
Posted By Mongo357
What Did Your Evil Twin Do Today?!?

Not sure how to torque a cotter-pin. Maybe I'm missing something...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-07-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 514
Views: 70,019
Posted By Mongo357
Switched the old stock rear rack for the Holan...

Switched the old stock rear rack for the Holan rack.

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/09/08/a3azu9ys.jpg

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/09/08/ypehupy7.jpg

And spooned a Karoo 3 on the front.
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-03-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 681
Posted By Mongo357
Hyde Racing makes one - really tough, costs about...

Hyde Racing makes one - really tough, costs about $62 (US) but I didn't like the velcro on the lens. I used it for 5 years, then switched.

http://www.hyderacing.com/store/adventure/bmw/800.htm
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-03-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 7,883
Views: 2,658,524
Posted By Mongo357
Northern California ...

Northern California
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/09/04/zepymusu.jpg

Burney Falls - no bike, but worth posting!

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/09/04/5a8apune.jpg
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-02-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,522
Posted By Mongo357
I'll try that this week sometime. Add that onto...

I'll try that this week sometime. Add that onto some other service needed...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-28-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 931
Posted By Mongo357
I got Stompgrips from Indysuperbikes. Cost $44...

I got Stompgrips from Indysuperbikes. Cost $44 after shipping. Work as advertised, and fit nicely.

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/08/29/uredebeq.jpg
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-28-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,522
Posted By Mongo357
Ok so my fan works, at least when the gs911 calls...

Ok so my fan works, at least when the gs911 calls for it. So maybe my problem is a sensor? I'm glad I don't sit in traffic very often, cause I don't think this is getting fixed soon.
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-27-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,522
Posted By Mongo357
I need to learn that trick. Just got it last...

I need to learn that trick. Just got it last week, I'm still trying to get the wi-fi going.
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-25-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,522
Posted By Mongo357
I have a similar problem. I just got a GS-911,...

I have a similar problem. I just got a GS-911, and it shows a cooling fan fault. I don't believe it's the thermostat for the simple fact that the bike knows it is getting hot - the temp gauge is...
Forum: Equipment 08-22-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,117
Posted By Mongo357
Ya if I had a choice I would have passed on the...

Ya if I had a choice I would have passed on the waterproof aspect. But these boots fit everything else I wanted, so I'll deal with the sweaty feet. And like I said, I may be able to modify them.
Forum: Equipment 08-21-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,117
Posted By Mongo357
After talking to the guys at Revzilla I went...

After talking to the guys at Revzilla I went ahead and got a pair. I bought a 10.5, which is my usual size. It fits snug - I kind of wish I went with an 11, but I really want the support so I think...
Forum: Equipment 08-20-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 21,342
Posted By Mongo357
Mine can be a little slippery in the driveway,...

Mine can be a little slippery in the driveway, but I think it has more to do with the oil-spot.

The compound is hard, and the blocks are large. Both mean greater durability (especially on gnarly...
Forum: Equipment 08-13-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 21,342
Posted By Mongo357
My new boots arrived! Alpinestars stands behind...

My new boots arrived! Alpinestars stands behind their product.

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/08/14/ajy7ypyh.jpg
Forum: Equipment 08-11-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 21,342
Posted By Mongo357
Jake, Do these pics help? And yes they did...

Jake,

Do these pics help? And yes they did squeak.

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/08/11/6y9agege.jpg

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/08/11/y7u4y8ys.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-09-2014, 01:13 AM
Replies: 7,346
Views: 2,499,170
Posted By Mongo357
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/08/09/e2etyve3.jpg

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/08/09/e2etyve3.jpg
Forum: Equipment 08-05-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,022
Posted By Mongo357
Has anyone tried a Wilson Electronics booster? ...

Has anyone tried a Wilson Electronics booster?

I have Verizon and Dishnet Satellite internet. The internet service isn't fast enough for a VOIP, so that option is a nonstarter.
Forum: Equipment 08-04-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 21,342
Posted By Mongo357
Three months later I broke the left ankle joint...

Three months later I broke the left ankle joint of the boot in the same fashion. I can't complain too much about the service, though. Alpinestars took them back after a couple cell phone picks, and...
Forum: Equipment 07-29-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,117
Posted By Mongo357
VietHorse, Could you take a photo of the laces...

VietHorse,
Could you take a photo of the laces with the "tongue protector" pulled back? Most of the bad reviews say the string loops break too soon. I would like to get a look at them. Thanks!!
Forum: Equipment 07-29-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,646
Posted By Mongo357
I thought about carrying binoculars - then I...

I thought about carrying binoculars - then I decided it was more fragile crap to pack. If I want a closer look, I ride up closer.
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-11-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 2,196
Views: 233,642
Posted By Mongo357
http://www.nadaguides.com/Motorcycles ...

http://www.nadaguides.com/Motorcycles
http://www.kbb.com/motorcycles/
Forum: Vendors 07-09-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 1,768
Views: 243,307
Posted By Mongo357
I ordered a pair of H7's for my F800gs, and an H4...

I ordered a pair of H7's for my F800gs, and an H4 for my TW200. I'm hoping they arrive by the weekend!
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-24-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 15,471
Posted By Mongo357
I'm surprised you still have the front hugger on...

I'm surprised you still have the front hugger on there. Don't get me wrong, I like it, but I thought all the hard-core dirt guys wanted to get rid of it. And are those the stock brake lines up...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-20-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 2,196
Views: 233,642
Posted By Mongo357
Neither system is perfect. Using the wheel...

Neither system is perfect.

Using the wheel / engine angular velocity obviously doesn't account for wheel slip. Also most manufacturers build in some error to prevent lawsuits. I.e. if the 5-0...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-17-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 60,316
Posted By Mongo357
Nice Cycle Carbon Fiber parts?

Hey Erling,

For us mere mortals, what do you think of these parts?

http://www.nicecycle.com/BMW-F800GS-Carbon-Fiber-Parts-s/3372.htm

I am specifically interested in the case saver, but...
Forum: Equipment 06-11-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,113
Posted By Mongo357
You could check out the Dubinky fire-sale and see...

You could check out the Dubinky fire-sale and see if Ben still has your size
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-10-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,389
Posted By Mongo357
I'm wondering if you used one of the neoprene...

I'm wondering if you used one of the neoprene sleeves over the shock? I thought about using one of those, but I've seen too many shocks heat up and cook their oil / seals within an hour on rough...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-06-2014, 12:01 AM
Replies: 514
Views: 70,019
Posted By Mongo357
I put my credit to good use. ...

I put my credit to good use.

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/06/06/turu5eha.jpg

I cut a card to fit as a spacer for the passenger foot pegs. I got sick of them rattling on rough roads.
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-25-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 1,431
Views: 93,623
Posted By Mongo357
I'm interested, and I have a buddy on a DR350...

I'm interested, and I have a buddy on a DR350 that is too. Gonna be an early morning for us desert rats, but we'll try for the Chevron
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-20-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 7,883
Views: 2,658,524
Posted By Mongo357
Nice ride to Mono Lake, CA ...

Nice ride to Mono Lake, CA

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/05/20/a3usa6a9.jpg

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/05/20/azu5e4eg.jpg

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/05/20/pe7e3u7a.jpg
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