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Forum: GS Boxers 10-31-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 710
Posted By mapuda
Here is one like it. ...

Here is one like it.

http://www.wunderlichamerica.com/motorcycle/PULLY.html
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-04-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 828
Posted By mapuda
I searched around as well and found what worked...

I searched around as well and found what worked best for me was the Madstad Engineering screen found here (http://www.madstad.com/s.nl/sc.7/category.1118/.f).
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-05-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 526
Posted By mapuda
I was able to use my BMW club discount with BMW...

I was able to use my BMW club discount with BMW of Las Vegas and scored a new tree from BMW for $469.00. Only prob is the part is in Germany.

I used to work in AC Maintenance for an outfit in...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-05-2014, 12:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 526
Posted By mapuda
Triple Tree Quandary

I was in an accident where a cager schwacked my front wheel. I did not think the damage was too severe as I was able to ride home. Found out later that the fork tubes were bent. No worries as I got...
Forum: Ride reports 08-16-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 19,567
Posted By mapuda
Subscribed :lurk

Subscribed :lurk
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-24-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,473
Posted By mapuda
Alex, I am thinking of ordering one of these...

Alex,

I am thinking of ordering one of these trees but I have the Scott's dampener and it is a solid plate that bolts up to the stock riser holes in the top tree. Are the dimensions of the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-21-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 954
Posted By mapuda
I have over 68k miles on my 2009 F800GS. The only...

I have over 68k miles on my 2009 F800GS. The only thing that the R12 can do better than my F8 is freeway crosswind riding. I would much rather pick a F8 up than a R12

I can do anything an R12 can....
Forum: GS Boxers 01-24-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,885
Posted By mapuda
I used the Giant Loop Great Basin bag exclusively...

I used the Giant Loop Great Basin bag exclusively until I got Aluminum Panniers. The bags are well made and hug the bike but you have to be judicious with what you bring. I found I needed the Kitchen...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-24-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,912
Posted By mapuda
:clap Check out Wendell Case. Used to be Muffin...

:clap
Check out Wendell Case. Used to be Muffin Top Industries. Wendell does superb work, all the locks are keyed alike and he includes the footman loops on the pannier lids.

If you do not mind a...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-03-2014, 11:17 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 9,312
Posted By mapuda
I don't think improper position is this guy's problem

Your boot scrapes to inform you max lean angle has nearly been reached. Next degree of lean would scrape hard parts then game over.

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3797/11746062003_c061e44e3f_z.jpg
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-03-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,037
Posted By mapuda
Best Rest Products sells a talctube...

Best Rest Products sells a talctube (http://www.bestrestproducts.com/p-292-talctube.aspx) for $4.00 but you can easily make one.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-25-2013, 03:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,031
Posted By mapuda
I used this from Twisted...

I used this from Twisted (http://www.twistedthrottle.com/electrical-connection-can-bus-electrical-connector-for-bmw-ducati-triumph-motorcycles) Throttle to trigger a relay so power to my fuseblock...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-14-2013, 12:47 PM
Replies: 514
Views: 69,477
Posted By mapuda
My evil twin and I had a milestone yesterday....

My evil twin and I had a milestone yesterday. Only 35k more to go!

http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2850/11864252586_68c9c43e0b_z.jpg
Forum: Regional forums 11-30-2013, 12:20 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 10,566
Posted By mapuda
I'm in. I will call the lodge tomorrow as their...

I'm in. I will call the lodge tomorrow as their online booking page says they do not have any rooms left. Looking forward to the ride and the SS1000!
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-29-2013, 01:06 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 14,142
Posted By mapuda
Neat to see my post from 2011 on page 3. As of...

Neat to see my post from 2011 on page 3. As of today I have 63974 miles.
I have replaced the cam chain, stator and the clutch. 3 chain and sprocket sets (not including the crappy stock set). Rear...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-27-2013, 01:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,129
Posted By mapuda
For 1K, I would suggest a shock sprung for your...

For 1K, I would suggest a shock sprung for your weight and riding style with progressive springs for the forks.

I personally have a Ohlins S46DR1 with Hyperpro springs

Or you can go the Yacugar...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-27-2013, 12:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,837
Posted By mapuda
I don't have Barkbusters but I do have...

I don't have Barkbusters but I do have Touragucchi hand guards on my F8GS and I have the MadStad windscreen setup. I have tried CalSci, two flavors of Z-Technik a tinted VStream short screen and a...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-27-2013, 06:48 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 13,217
Posted By mapuda
57 here. At one time in the mid seventies I had 3...

57 here. At one time in the mid seventies I had 3 dirt bikes. A Bultaco Alpina 250, a heavily modded DT1 Yamaha with unsilenced downpipe and crudely laid over shocks, and a 1972 Yellow Tank CZ 250...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-27-2013, 06:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 905
Posted By mapuda
My 2009 with 59K+ miles did that when it had the...

My 2009 with 59K+ miles did that when it had the original clutch. I replaced the clutch disks and springs with updated BMW parts and it still does it.

Don't worry about it. When it all goes quiet...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-08-2013, 12:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,230
Posted By mapuda
You caught it before it rubbed all the way...

You caught it before it rubbed all the way through. Get a piece of heater hose slit it down the middle and safety wire it on.

According to Max's fiche you have to buy both chain rails as a kit...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-24-2013, 05:12 PM
Replies: 914
Views: 79,553
Posted By mapuda
I am almost at the end of my clutch adjustment at...

I am almost at the end of my clutch adjustment at 57k miles. Hope we get the production Rekluse before I have to shell out $350 for BMW kit.

Thanks for testing this Erling! :thumb
Forum: GS Boxers 04-20-2013, 12:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,845
Posted By mapuda
Aerostich has a small book Lightweight...

Aerostich has a small book Lightweight Unsupported Motorcycle Travel for Terminal Cases that is pretty good. Rider magazine has good touring articles as does Motorcycle Consumer News.

People have...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-04-2013, 04:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,386
Posted By mapuda
Very Cool

I built a contraption with angle iron and all-thread that scratched the crap out of the shock body. Nice job!
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-19-2013, 04:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,021
Posted By mapuda
I have a copy. It is an OK video. I do not recall...

I have a copy. It is an OK video. I do not recall any riding techniques. It talks about basic maintenance and has a section at the end where Helge talks to F800GS owners about their farkles.
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-16-2013, 09:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,499
Posted By mapuda
I have found these sites to be helpful

Check out Calsci. He makes windscreens but has a good discussion of filters in general here (http://motorcycleinfo.calsci.com/Filters.html) and bike specific cross reference here...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-12-2013, 09:50 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,926
Posted By mapuda
DB Glad to see you are OK and on a new mount. it...

DB Glad to see you are OK and on a new mount. it was good luck to have that happen where the median was grass and dirt. The medians here in Vegas are all concrete and Armco with drivers that would...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-10-2013, 01:04 AM
Replies: 514
Views: 69,477
Posted By mapuda
50K Today

Crappy phone picture this is what my Evil Twin and I did today.

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8226/8366092387_f0b855a7bb_n.jpg

Last night I installed a Madstad windshield. Amazing how quiet it...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-29-2012, 03:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,215
Posted By mapuda
+2 My Kriega's have cracking on them but they are...

+2 My Kriega's have cracking on them but they are still protecting the seals. I saw a post on another website where a guy made some pretty nice & long fork protectors on the cheap by buying a...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-29-2012, 03:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,478
Posted By mapuda
Not trying to hijack, but I connected this strobe...

Not trying to hijack, but I connected this strobe from Custom LED. Wired in parallel with my rear brake light and it works whenever I apply the front or rear brakes because of the CanBus. Very...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-19-2012, 07:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,215
Posted By mapuda
Asked and answered....

Asked and answered. (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=585612)

I have the Kriega's on my F800GS.
Forum: Regional forums 12-16-2012, 07:39 PM
Replies: 1,202
Views: 104,696
Posted By mapuda
Oh Yeah!

Got de-Noobed this year in Silverton. Can't wait for next year!

Count me in! PM sent for code.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-10-2012, 09:05 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,475
Posted By mapuda
Does the chain slap at speed but with the clutch...

Does the chain slap at speed but with the clutch in? You mentioned it slaps at zero torque which I take to mean not under a load. Maybe it is the pulse of engine firing that causes the chain to slap?...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-09-2012, 01:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,475
Posted By mapuda
Erling, Have you considered a chain guide? ...

Erling,

Have you considered a chain guide?

Bartron & Indy's solution.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=407174&page=2

The BRP...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-09-2012, 11:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,473
Posted By mapuda
I had to replace my stock stator at about 35k. I...

I had to replace my stock stator at about 35k. I replaced it with an Electrosport. That stator did not last a year so I bought a Ricks Motorsport to replace it. Kudo's to Electrosport as they...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-05-2012, 01:29 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,904
Posted By mapuda
Missed a milestone on my way home tonight. I knew...

Missed a milestone on my way home tonight. I knew it was close but forgot to watch the odo tick over. Before I shut down I looked at the odometer 49007. 2009 F800GS purchased in April of '09.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-05-2012, 01:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,494
Posted By mapuda
Good advice for several situations....

Good advice for several situations....
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-03-2012, 06:06 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,182
Posted By mapuda
Isn't there a locking tab on the front sprocket?...

Isn't there a locking tab on the front sprocket? It has been awhile since I last changed out my chain & sprocket but most bikes have the tab to keep the counter shaft sprocket from getting loose.
...
Forum: Regional forums 11-18-2012, 10:19 PM
Replies: 3,554
Views: 243,094
Posted By mapuda
Count me in.

I am in. I will roll in Thursday after work and will need tent space.

Thanks,

Mike Dow
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-17-2012, 05:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 841
Posted By mapuda
Thanks Erling, We did speak in front of...

Thanks Erling,

We did speak in front of Woody's tent. Thanks for the offer, it would give me a good excuse to ride to New Mexico!

Mike
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-16-2012, 04:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 841
Posted By mapuda
Thanks for the link Rod. I spoke with the service...

Thanks for the link Rod. I spoke with the service manager at my dealer and he believes that it is ABS.

I will order the kit and make the repair and see how it works.
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