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Forum: The Garage 01-22-2015, 09:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 252
Posted By KGBz
Raising G650GS back to stock

I am in the process of raising a lowered 2014 G650GS. I have the rear shock but I have been told different things regarding the front suspension.

Some say all i need to do is slide the fork tubes...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 01-20-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 1,011
Views: 59,068
Posted By KGBz
Does anyone have the GPX files for the TWVT? I'm...

Does anyone have the GPX files for the TWVT? I'm trying to get it from intothenew via the proper channels, but he is not currently responding to any requests.
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2015, 01:10 PM
Replies: 4,422
Views: 562,635
Posted By KGBz
Raising A Lowered G650GS

I am in the process of raising a lowered 2014 G650GS. I have the rear shock but I have been told different things regarding the front suspension.

Some say all i need to do is slide the fork...
Forum: Thumpers 01-19-2015, 03:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,183
Posted By KGBz
Tim... Thanks You. That's just about the best...

Tim... Thanks You. That's just about the best answer I could have hoped for. That's the first thing I will try.
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,183
Posted By KGBz
I too have the same issue. Did you ever resolve...

I too have the same issue. Did you ever resolve this?
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-09-2015, 10:52 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 9,165
Posted By KGBz
I really like this idea. Look forward to seeing...

I really like this idea. Look forward to seeing it evolve.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-06-2015, 09:23 AM
Replies: 765
Views: 50,149
Posted By KGBz
I'm IN

I'm IN
Forum: Road warriors 12-18-2014, 04:37 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,909
Posted By KGBz
I would buy the FZ-09. The 800 twin from BMW...

I would buy the FZ-09. The 800 twin from BMW works well in an ADV bike setup, but is somewhat underpowered for the street.

I have a 14 F800GSA with almost 13k. Engine is buttery smooth and works...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 12-16-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 1,011
Views: 59,068
Posted By KGBz
Pretty Sweet. I'm checking out the tunnel near...

Pretty Sweet. I'm checking out the tunnel near Dingess while i'm there.
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 12-15-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 1,011
Views: 59,068
Posted By KGBz
Matewan

Looks like I will have to check out the movie Matewan with Chris Cooper. I like to know some history in an area before I explore it.
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 12-14-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 1,011
Views: 59,068
Posted By KGBz
IN + 1 (CottonSchwab). We have a room from at...

IN + 1 (CottonSchwab). We have a room from at the Blue Goose.
Forum: Airheads 12-05-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,846
Posted By KGBz
Any good dual sporting near Billings?

Any good dual sporting near Billings?
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-01-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 876
Posted By KGBz
When i took my 14 in for 600 miles, it was oil...

When i took my 14 in for 600 miles, it was oil change and inspections. They also tightened the steering head bearings. Total cost was around $200.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-01-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,043
Posted By KGBz
CONFIRMATION. PCV unplugged causes bike to run...

CONFIRMATION. PCV unplugged causes bike to run shitty.
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-26-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,043
Posted By KGBz
Took all the plastic off and found the connecter...

Took all the plastic off and found the connecter for the PCV valve unplugged... Who thinks this is the culprit?
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-26-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,043
Posted By KGBz
Thanks for the response. I know what I will be...

Thanks for the response. I know what I will be doing before Turkey Dinner tomorrow!

Let me make sure I have this right, so i can check all possible hoses. The three hoses in the rear of the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-24-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,462
Posted By KGBz
Yea, I hope Haynes and Clymer don't go away...

Yea, I hope Haynes and Clymer don't go away anytime soon.
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-24-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,043
Posted By KGBz
No, I solved that problem. All bolts accounted...

No, I solved that problem. All bolts accounted for! I think that's deserving of some Swiss Chocolates...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-24-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,043
Posted By KGBz
F800GSA Choppy Throttle after Valve Adjustment

I just checked the valves @ 12,000 miles on the F800GSA (2014). I put everything back together, stared it up, and it ran fine. I took it out for a ride on Saturday, and noticed that below 3000 RPM,...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-24-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,462
Posted By KGBz
OK, I figured it out. I filled the two bolt...

OK, I figured it out. I filled the two bolt holes that the windscreen mounts to with fairing bolts. The windscreen is held in by 4 short bolts in the front and two long blots on the sides.

I...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-21-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,462
Posted By KGBz
I have a feeling they have both in there for the...

I have a feeling they have both in there for the F800, which lacks the windscreen
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-21-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,462
Posted By KGBz
I may have found the missing bolt. I may have...

I may have found the missing bolt. I may have used one too many in reassembly. There are 2 ways t mount the beak-fairing combo on the Adventure...to the windshield support, or the carrier for the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-21-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 505
Posted By KGBz
I have had this issue on my F800GSA. It has...

I have had this issue on my F800GSA. It has occurred in the ignition and seat lock. I had washed it the night before, so water was probably present in the lock cylinder. It would happen on the gas...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-21-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,462
Posted By KGBz
Would the handle bars be able to support that...

Would the handle bars be able to support that kind of weight?
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-21-2014, 05:31 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,462
Posted By KGBz
Let me make this clear. Doing your own work WILL...

Let me make this clear. Doing your own work WILL NOT VOID THE WARRANTY!

About the valves, I found the #1 exhaust valves to be in spec, but on the tight side. SPec is 0.27mm - 0.35mm. I measured...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-21-2014, 05:09 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,462
Posted By KGBz
Here's my plan. Start Easy, get more...

Here's my plan.

Start Easy, get more complicated:

First, sweep garage floor, look in all the obvious openings... shake bike, tip to the side, see what falls out.

I'm going to take off all...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-21-2014, 03:49 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,462
Posted By KGBz
thanks man! my heart sunk a bit when I saw it...

thanks man! my heart sunk a bit when I saw it was missing
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-21-2014, 03:40 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,462
Posted By KGBz
It's stainless! so, my $5 harbor freight...

It's stainless! so, my $5 harbor freight telescoping magnet may get replaced
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-21-2014, 03:37 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,462
Posted By KGBz
because it says to do it in the manual @ 12000...

because it says to do it in the manual @ 12000 miles.
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-20-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,462
Posted By KGBz
Dropped Fairing Bolt in Engine?!?!?!

Working on the f800GSA...

So, as I am pulling off the valve cover to check the valve clearances... i hear the noise of a bolt falling down into the machine. So, i start to shake the bike and out...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-09-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,722
Posted By KGBz
The link to the route is dead. Do you have...

The link to the route is dead. Do you have another one? I would LOVE to check this route out!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-04-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 28,866
Posted By KGBz
Anyone riding trails next weekend...11/15? I'm...

Anyone riding trails next weekend...11/15? I'm in Glenmoore
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-04-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 731
Posted By KGBz
I may just pull the battery cable for a little to...

I may just pull the battery cable for a little to allow the system to reset.
Forum: Trip Planning 10-20-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 1,052
Views: 581,073
Posted By KGBz
Have a couch and garage available. I have tools...

Have a couch and garage available. I have tools and a welder. Near Glenmoore, PA

PM me if you're interested.
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-10-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 731
Posted By KGBz
Riding Mode - Problem Switching betweeen modes

I am having an issue with the Riding mode on my 2014 F800GSA. To switch from ENDURO mode to ROAD mode, or vice versa, requires a few things. The clutch needs to be disengaged, brakes are not...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 10-02-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 1,011
Views: 59,068
Posted By KGBz
Looking forward to riding with you two again next...

Looking forward to riding with you two again next year!
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 10-02-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 1,011
Views: 59,068
Posted By KGBz
I'm in for Hatfield McCoy area! That trail...

I'm in for Hatfield McCoy area! That trail system looks amazing!
Forum: Vendors 08-25-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 26,876
Posted By KGBz
I am having an issue with my SMH10. It's a few...

I am having an issue with my SMH10. It's a few years old. I had the 5.01 firmware when this occured and I have not tried to replicate the issue with 5.1.

I was using my device this weekend to...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-21-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 767
Views: 54,520
Posted By KGBz
Thanks to everyone, esp Loph, OutdoorT and Mitch...

Thanks to everyone, esp Loph, OutdoorT and Mitch for heelping with the tire change. Skyclad, thanks for putting this all together. We had a blast last weekend. Here are the pictures:

Started in...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-18-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 762
Posted By KGBz
Did you ever make up a route? I will be moving...

Did you ever make up a route? I will be moving to CO in the fall and would love to do a ride through some historic areas in KS.
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