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Forum: Vendors Today, 07:11 PM
Replies: 2,187
Views: 309,927
Posted By tofire409
I have a feeling that you're still playing...

I have a feeling that you're still playing catch-up, but I'd like to ask if you will you be sending an email to those of us that have purchased backordered items on whether we made this shipment or...
Forum: Vendors Today, 02:31 PM
Replies: 2,187
Views: 309,927
Posted By tofire409
:thumb I can't wait!!!

:thumb I can't wait!!!
Forum: Vendors Today, 01:35 PM
Replies: 2,187
Views: 309,927
Posted By tofire409
Can I assume that the Backcountry 40L Duffle is...

Can I assume that the Backcountry 40L Duffle is included in the flight??

Thanks!
Forum: Vendors 05-25-2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 2,187
Views: 309,927
Posted By tofire409
Another order for the 40L BackCountry Duffle:clap...

Another order for the 40L BackCountry Duffle:clap

I hope it arrives before July!!!
Forum: Vendors 05-25-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 2,187
Views: 309,927
Posted By tofire409
Try stitching one of these on: ...

Try stitching one of these on:

http://i388.photobucket.com/albums/oo326/tofire409/90927_prime_7%201_zps289gbrxj.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 05-25-2015, 11:38 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,764
Posted By tofire409
:tb

:tb
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-21-2015, 07:03 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,759
Posted By tofire409
That sucks!! I had a fistfight with a table...

That sucks!!

I had a fistfight with a table saw about 14 years ago...had to have 5 hours of micro surgery to re-attach digits and tendons. Do the physiotherapy as soon as you can!!!

I hope you...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-20-2015, 05:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 352
Posted By tofire409
I have not experienced the issue...but from what...

I have not experienced the issue...but from what I have read it's the pump, the filter or both.

I'd do all the simple checks first like clear fuel line to the pump, fuel pump flowing fuel...I'm...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-18-2015, 07:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 352
Posted By tofire409
Start here ...

Start here http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1064820
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=599568
and then go to the http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=415604...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 05-17-2015, 09:20 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 16,938
Posted By tofire409
I'm planning on keeping the TKC80's on this time!...

I'm planning on keeping the TKC80's on this time! The last time I was mostly pavement and kept the OEM street shoes on.

I have been on some fairly nasty trails fully loaded...
...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 05-16-2015, 07:36 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 16,938
Posted By tofire409
Baggi'tard You mentioned that FR 221 isn't...

Baggi'tard

You mentioned that FR 221 isn't big bike friendly (especially alone) would you recommend doing the lower loop (Tumbling Creek) and making the left at Mt Zion Church? It looks like it...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 05-16-2015, 09:10 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 16,938
Posted By tofire409
Thanks for this! I was in Tellico Plains last...

Thanks for this! I was in Tellico Plains last year at a campground/cabin place just outside of town...loved the riding!!

I ended up at Buck Bald, the "Aztec ruins" and part of the dirt Cherohala....
Forum: Vendors 05-15-2015, 11:43 AM
Replies: 2,187
Views: 309,927
Posted By tofire409
Please don't paint all BMW riders with that...

Please don't paint all BMW riders with that brush:freaky

http://i388.photobucket.com/albums/oo326/tofire409/fracture_zps85beff0b.jpg...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-11-2015, 06:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 944
Posted By tofire409
Every time I take an off road course...

Every time I take an off road course (http://www.smartadventures.ca/adventures.html) I use my bike. I'm amazed at what the bike can do and my skill improvement.

Find a place that does the BMW...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-10-2015, 12:21 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,759
Posted By tofire409
Nicely done William Wallace :clap I'm going...

Nicely done William Wallace :clap

I'm going to remove mine and give it a bit of lube so the same thing doesn't happen to me.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-10-2015, 06:59 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,759
Posted By tofire409
The ignition bolt looks like a security...

The ignition bolt looks like a security torx...fairly common to get and can be used on all other torx of the same size. Not expensive and shouldn't damage the bolt.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-07-2015, 06:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,007
Posted By tofire409
I'm sure he could use the pieces as a mould or...

I'm sure he could use the pieces as a mould or part of the layering. A black CF beak would look pretty darn good :deal
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-07-2015, 01:26 PM
Replies: 8,136
Views: 2,831,661
Posted By tofire409
Finally got to put some half desant km's on today...

Finally got to put some half desant km's on today :clap

http://i388.photobucket.com/albums/oo326/tofire409/Mobile%20Uploads/2015-05/20150507_124743_zps0q6mncmb.jpg...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-06-2015, 07:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,007
Posted By tofire409
you could also try epoxy. Ebrabaek has a few...

you could also try epoxy. Ebrabaek has a few tutorials on how to different things.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-03-2015, 07:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,430
Posted By tofire409
Ask away! Unless you really messed up, you...

Ask away!

Unless you really messed up, you may not notice till much latter when your sprockets and chain would have an odd wear pattern. Your break pads may also have uneven wear as well.
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-01-2015, 06:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 550
Posted By tofire409
BMW F800GS - with LED tail light Bike Wire...

BMW F800GS - with LED tail light
Bike Wire Color
Brown
Blue/Grey - License Plate Light
Gray with Black Tracer, repeating Yellow dots
Blue with Black Tracer
Blue with Red...
Forum: Vendors 05-01-2015, 03:04 PM
Replies: 2,187
Views: 309,927
Posted By tofire409
That would be fantastic! :clap My hope is to...

That would be fantastic! :clap

My hope is to mount the rotopax units to the racks and have the Reckless fit over the whole thing and not affect the gas cap.
Forum: Vendors 05-01-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 2,187
Views: 309,927
Posted By tofire409
http://www.homedepot.com/catalog/productImages/400...

http://www.homedepot.com/catalog/productImages/400/f4/f4ff94c6-c493-4d6c-86ce-c6fbdb8d1ee1_400.jpg

This stuff would be perfect if you are worried about heat.

Home Depot Oatey heat shield for...
Forum: Vendors 05-01-2015, 10:38 AM
Replies: 2,187
Views: 309,927
Posted By tofire409
http://i388.photobucket.com/albums/oo326/tofire409...

http://i388.photobucket.com/albums/oo326/tofire409/Panniers/20150501_132928_zpsq8kpzmuk.jpg (http://s388.photobucket.com/user/tofire409/media/Panniers/20150501_132928_zpsq8kpzmuk.jpg.html)

I'm not...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-01-2015, 08:33 AM
Replies: 8,136
Views: 2,831,661
Posted By tofire409
Nice pic!! Welcome aboard... Please...

Nice pic!!

Welcome aboard...

Please fill out some of your profile so we can be jealous of were you live and get to ride all of the time :deal
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-01-2015, 08:30 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,759
Posted By tofire409
It should... If you have one or a friend...

It should...

If you have one or a friend that does, I'd be tempted to use a large wood clamp on it. Put an oversized socket on one side and one that is just under sized on the nut. That way you...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-30-2015, 05:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,430
Posted By tofire409
If it's too tight, at best the chain stretches...

If it's too tight, at best the chain stretches and wears out prematurely.

If you don't want to disconnect the rear shock and get the swingarm in a straight line (tightest point) from the drive...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-30-2015, 05:07 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,759
Posted By tofire409
https://www.maxbmwmotorcycles.com/fiche/DiagramsMi...

https://www.maxbmwmotorcycles.com/fiche/DiagramsMid/B0006590.png?v=04282014

I can't find any bearings on the engine case. It should go, but the needle bearing is seized to the bolt for sure.
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-30-2015, 03:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 646
Posted By tofire409
There are tones of threads about what you are...

There are tones of threads about what you are after. Start here:http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=415604

You'll want to go with the small connector above the battery, but it's known...
Forum: Vendors 04-30-2015, 01:03 PM
Replies: 2,187
Views: 309,927
Posted By tofire409
Thanks Dave, I had a look at another product...

Thanks Dave,

I had a look at another product and it would not work.

I don't want to buy before I see it or try it...kind of tough being so far away.
Forum: Vendors 04-30-2015, 10:50 AM
Replies: 2,187
Views: 309,927
Posted By tofire409
Any pictures of the Reckless 80 on a F800? ...

Any pictures of the Reckless 80 on a F800?

I'm wondering how it fits with a SW rack left on to carry RotoPax and access to the fuel tank.

Thanks!
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-29-2015, 05:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,430
Posted By tofire409
The manual is pretty good at telling you how and...

The manual is pretty good at telling you how and the tolerances.

I'd spin the tire and measure a few times just to see if there's any tight spots.

One quick way of seeing if you are in...
Forum: Canada 04-27-2015, 08:31 AM
Replies: 3,388
Views: 704,937
Posted By tofire409
This is the start just off 41 south of Bon Echo...

This is the start just off 41 south of Bon Echo park last August. I was expecing a tech trail off in the distance so I took the "easy trial":fpalm
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-02-2015, 03:09 PM
Replies: 2,272
Views: 266,195
Posted By tofire409
Is this the plug? ...

Is this the plug?

http://i388.photobucket.com/albums/oo326/tofire409/F800%20lights/20140614_182157_zps2jvcxjn5.jpg

If so, you can get a 3 wire adapter to power a relay for high watt lighting or...
Forum: Ride reports 11-06-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 44,870
Posted By tofire409
http://thomasbinkle.smugmug.com/Other/TAT-Part-2/i...

http://thomasbinkle.smugmug.com/Other/TAT-Part-2/i-RpFQd7Z/0/XL/194-XL.jpg



+1 :clap
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-02-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 836
Posted By tofire409
Actually you have to check the list... all BMW's...

Actually you have to check the list... all BMW's are admissible to Canada. You just have to take it to CND tire to have it "safetied" or Canadianized and that there are not recalls.
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-23-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,532
Posted By tofire409
I haven't seen any...not sure it's worth the...

I haven't seen any...not sure it's worth the expense if you can find them. Just wrap the bar in rubber/silicone tape, tighten the worm clamp and if you want them black add more wrap to the outside.
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-23-2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 592
Views: 247,533
Posted By tofire409
It's not a F7 but they share the a lot of the...

It's not a F7 but they share the a lot of the same parts...

I've got the SW rack with Pelican 1520's. I cut up a cheap plastic cutting board to make mounts and the cases have their own areas for...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-22-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,532
Posted By tofire409
:photog Guilty...

:photog

Guilty...
Forum: Trip Planning 10-22-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 29,549
Posted By tofire409
1. Common sense...usually shows after I really...

1. Common sense...usually shows after I really needed it
2. Spot beacon, esp when wandering by myself - keeps the family happy
3. back up maps of wherever I'm travelling
4. ear buds for music or...
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