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Forum: Parallel Universe 06-23-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 998
Posted By DonHS
Yeah. I'd read a few posts on the crappy chain....

Yeah. I'd read a few posts on the crappy chain. Wasn't sure though... Did mention "the red dust" once to the dealer when I had it in for service. He didn't have an answer for it...

Anyway, new...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-22-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 998
Posted By DonHS
Yup. What SOP said. I had exactly the same issue...

Yup. What SOP said. I had exactly the same issue with the "red powder". Despite what I thought was "fairly regular" chain maintenance. I wasn't being diligent enough. (And I was using wax lube.)...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-18-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,189
Posted By DonHS
Forgot to mention I use this mapcase. Lashes on...

Forgot to mention I use this mapcase. Lashes on top of the US5 and when folded close, is the exact dimensions as the US5 - adds about an inch in height but still very low profile.
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-18-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,189
Posted By DonHS
Gangplank - I use the Kreiga the set up. Then you...

Gangplank - I use the Kreiga the set up. Then you can run either a US5 or US10 bag. I modified the straps that connect under the seat by cutting off the quick-release buckles and slip the velcro...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-02-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,725
Posted By DonHS
Got Tracks?

Hey Kalama -

Read the TR. Nice write up and looks like a great ride. Planning doing this exact route in July. I know it's been a while since your trip but am wondering if you still have the tracks...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-12-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 18,538
Posted By DonHS
Thanks to you both.

Thanks to you both.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-12-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 18,538
Posted By DonHS
TKC80 rear

Hey there -

I'm looking at new tires. I see the TKCs for the rear listed two ways at Revzilla -
150/70B17 TL 69Q for $174
150/70B17 TT 70Q for $168

Whats the difference? (Besides price.)
...
Forum: Road warriors 10-13-2013, 06:08 PM
Replies: 1,939
Views: 293,427
Posted By DonHS
Searching for shelter

Anyone have any experience with using this on the OEM touring screen?

http://www.wunderlichamerica.com/motorcycle/R1200R/8110024-025.html

Good? Bad? Other options? I currently ride with no...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-30-2013, 03:01 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,274
Posted By DonHS
FWIW, I've got this TT brake lever extension and...

FWIW, I've got this TT brake lever extension and it does not raise the pedal. It's designed so its teeth sit flush with the stock teeth....
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-30-2013, 02:44 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,744
Posted By DonHS
Any new insight on this?

Half way through my ride today, after a nasty, rocky, rutty, dabby, clutch-slippy, uphill section I stopped to breath and drink some water. Started the bike back up and pressed the ABS button...
Forum: Road warriors 01-15-2013, 09:50 PM
Replies: 1,939
Views: 293,427
Posted By DonHS
Thanks Hoop. Look forward to your feedback. By...

Thanks Hoop. Look forward to your feedback. By the time you can ride, I might be ready to buy.

Cheers.
Forum: Road warriors 01-14-2013, 09:12 PM
Replies: 1,939
Views: 293,427
Posted By DonHS
Hoop - Man, that is beeeautiful. How's the...

Hoop -

Man, that is beeeautiful. How's the buffeting on that screen? And, a low stock seat? How tall are you, if I may ask?

I want badly, but can't bring myself to selling my F8GS and no way...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-16-2012, 10:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 836
Posted By DonHS
Got the same set up, had the same issue. I just...

Got the same set up, had the same issue. I just cut off the quick-release buckles, stitched the closed "D" rings back onto the "tank" piece and looped the velcro web straps through them and the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-28-2012, 01:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,017
Posted By DonHS
Bump

Anyone tried the Holan rack with Caribous? Motorfiets, is that what you've got going? Mounting system? Other details?

I too am looking for a balanced rack w/ Caribous.

Thnx ahead.
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-28-2012, 07:50 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 81,203
Posted By DonHS
Just a RR

put together by my brother after a trip down the CDR. Previously posted elsewhere but thought I would share it here.

Good times for the noobs. We're hooked.
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-23-2012, 11:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,350
Posted By DonHS
You've been pretty successful in your efforts...

You've been pretty successful in your efforts Finn.

But I think I know better.

Cheers to you, brother. :rofl
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-01-2012, 04:57 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,308
Posted By DonHS
Matt - While the bulk of your response does...

Matt -

While the bulk of your response does have some validity, I don't buy into this comment. How does the number of posts factor into wether or not what someone has to say is any of contribution...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-27-2012, 05:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,327
Posted By DonHS
Saw all the positive reviews and figured I needed...

Saw all the positive reviews and figured I needed these. Turns out I didn't - guess I've just gotten used to the skinny grips over the last year and actually like em better naked. Found the controls...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-16-2011, 05:40 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,221
Posted By DonHS
For a minimalist option I use the Kreiga US5....

For a minimalist option I use the Kreiga US5. It's empty in this shot - does expand to about twice this size. Mount is clean and secure but it did require adding "D-ring" mods to attach the straps...
Forum: Ride reports 11-05-2011, 03:59 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,759
Posted By DonHS
Hannda I'll give this a shot but you should...

Hannda

I'll give this a shot but you should take the response "with a grain of salt" based on the following -

1. Our lack of previous adventuring riding experience.
2. The fact that we have...
Forum: Ride reports 11-03-2011, 05:34 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,759
Posted By DonHS
We've got to thank you Cannonshot, for your CDR...

We've got to thank you Cannonshot, for your CDR ride report, tracks and inspiration. Your hard work was instrumental in making our trip a success.
Forum: Ride reports 11-03-2011, 04:30 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,759
Posted By DonHS
Really? You miss that KLR? :D

Really? You miss that KLR? :D
Forum: Ride reports 11-03-2011, 04:00 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,759
Posted By DonHS
Nice job, Doug. Most of the shots...

Nice job, Doug.



Most of the shots were taken with an iPhone then worked with an easy post app.

Big D
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-13-2011, 10:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,813
Posted By DonHS
Wow. Didn't intend to bash in any way - but...

Wow.

Didn't intend to bash in any way - but you're response kinda sez it all. Guess I don't look forward to that doob around the fire after all.

Sorry to the rest of you for the hijack.
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-13-2011, 08:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,813
Posted By DonHS
Mr. Finn. You come across as good guy. I've read...

Mr. Finn. You come across as good guy. I've read your posts and have nothing but respect. But your ego does raise it's ugly head occasionally. Common, we're all just dealing with and/or enjoying this...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-30-2011, 02:08 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 24,144
Posted By DonHS
Graphite color here (I think.), post 117 - ...

Graphite color here (I think.), post 117 -

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=701128&page=8
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-20-2011, 08:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,941
Posted By DonHS
Bet its the tires. Mine did/does the exact same...

Bet its the tires. Mine did/does the exact same thing after mounting new Heidis. The vibes do seem to lessen after the tire breaks in - that or I just got used to it.
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-16-2011, 09:08 AM
Replies: 7,593
Views: 2,476,362
Posted By DonHS
ST Mary Lake, Glacier NP

ST Mary Lake, Glacier NP
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-15-2011, 08:06 PM
Replies: 7,593
Views: 2,476,362
Posted By DonHS
Thnx Keith. It was an awesome trip. Got rained...

Thnx Keith. It was an awesome trip. Got rained out in CO but it was great ride none the less.
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-15-2011, 12:39 PM
Replies: 7,593
Views: 2,476,362
Posted By DonHS
A Wyoming stand-off on the CDR

A Wyoming stand-off on the CDR
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-11-2011, 07:37 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,136
Posted By DonHS
Bunch a frickin stoners on this forum. Yet...

Bunch a frickin stoners on this forum.

Yet another reason I like this place.

Cheers to the doohickeys.
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-06-2011, 05:28 PM
Replies: 1,708
Views: 297,757
Posted By DonHS
Yes Toadride, it seems it is defective. I...

Yes Toadride, it seems it is defective. I contacted my retailer, who in turn contacted their distributer and they said they wanted my tire. I have ben sent a replacement. Unfortunately it is a 140 as...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-01-2011, 05:42 PM
Replies: 1,708
Views: 297,757
Posted By DonHS
And it seems that running off pavement at 36psi...

And it seems that running off pavement at 36psi on the rear for even a short distance MAY result in this (either that, or it's a defective tire - the jury is still out) -
Forum: GS Boxers 07-31-2011, 10:00 AM
Replies: 397
Views: 58,140
Posted By DonHS
RE - Goodness. houston, we have a problem.

FWIW, I got no where near the speed of 100mph on my tire while off-road. Maybe 50 mph for a very short stretch but 95% of the time ran between 20 - 30 mph over 100 miles of dirt.

Load weight...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-31-2011, 07:55 AM
Replies: 1,708
Views: 297,757
Posted By DonHS
RE -Is this worth a worry?

Indy - Thanks for the reply. Appreciate the advice.

Best

D
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-29-2011, 07:21 PM
Replies: 1,708
Views: 297,757
Posted By DonHS
So looks like I f'd up by running them off-road...

So looks like I f'd up by running them off-road w/ too much pressure??

I will reduce the PSI.

Only been out on them twice. Is the tire still OK/safe to continue to use?
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-29-2011, 03:36 PM
Replies: 1,708
Views: 297,757
Posted By DonHS
Is this worth a worry?

OK Inmates, I’m new to both “adventure riding” and SmugMug so please bear with me. (This is my third attempt at this post after Safari’s spellchecker nuked the first two when clicking “ignore.”)...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-30-2011, 04:58 PM
Replies: 422
Views: 143,654
Posted By DonHS
At 6'4", I take the visor off my Shoei Hornet...

At 6'4", I take the visor off my Shoei Hornet when on pavement for a long length of time - which, unfortunately, ends up being most of the time.

Works for me.
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-23-2011, 06:26 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,689
Posted By DonHS
Awesome. Does seem somebody has always gotta...

Awesome.

Does seem somebody has always gotta have the last word.

That's not to say the input isn't valid. You guys are way more knowledgeable than I.
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-23-2011, 05:55 PM
Replies: 1,987
Views: 195,702
Posted By DonHS
Well they do make compatible chargers - you may...

Well they do make compatible chargers - you may have sen this.

http://www.sierrabmwonline.com/product_info.php?products_id=2400

Realize it does not help much considering your time frame.
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