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Forum: Parallel Universe 08-18-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 15,855
Posted By GPHusky250
I have one on mine. Works fine. No installation...

I have one on mine. Works fine. No installation problems at all.
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-15-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,037
Posted By GPHusky250
Hey....when it's done and if you can't go get it...

Hey....when it's done and if you can't go get it or they won't ship it...you pay my airfare from San Diego to Fairbanks, I'll ride it back for you and I'll pay for all the gas and hotels. I travel...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-15-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,537
Posted By GPHusky250
Meh If you could have worded it better, they...

Meh

If you could have worded it better, they you must share the same feelings :) Feel free to word it better for me in your next post.

You are incorrect on so many levels....

1. I didn't...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-14-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,537
Posted By GPHusky250
I'd have to agree here. So tired of the...

I'd have to agree here. So tired of the "enlightened ones" coming down from the mountain and admonishing the new guys to read through thousands of posts in an attempt to extract an answer...IF and...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-13-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,537
Posted By GPHusky250
When I purchase tires for my bikes...safety is a...

When I purchase tires for my bikes...safety is a major consideration in the purchase. Maybe that's a component in the back of everyone's mind..."are these tires going to keep my bike upright in...
Forum: Equipment 08-12-2014, 01:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 552
Posted By GPHusky250
I sent them an e-mail directly off their site and...

I sent them an e-mail directly off their site and within about 30 minutes they called me and answered all my questions. I'll be adding a set of bars to my Christmas last.
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-10-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 744
Posted By GPHusky250
Great looking bike. That was the bike I first saw...

Great looking bike. That was the bike I first saw and fell in love with.

The bikes are a bit heavy but over time I've learned to work with the weight and use it to your favor. However, it's always...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-10-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 812
Posted By GPHusky250
I know a lot of guys that run the K60 rear and...

I know a lot of guys that run the K60 rear and the TKC80 front.

K60s last a long time which is one of their strong points...but to be honest...I've run both the K60 and the TKC80 rears in the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-10-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,349
Posted By GPHusky250
HAHAHA. That's funny. After watching Ice Road...

HAHAHA. That's funny. After watching Ice Road Truckers / Canada I can't recall seeing any motorcycles riding around when it was 40-40-40

40 degrees below zero
40 mph wind speed
40 feet...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-10-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,515
Posted By GPHusky250
I ran a set of K60s down in Baja. The rear tire...

I ran a set of K60s down in Baja. The rear tire performed fairly well in rock and long sand washes...but the front tire was dangerous in the sand. Lot's of guys running them went down. These don't...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-10-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 630
Posted By GPHusky250
Let's put the money aspect aside...are you going...

Let's put the money aspect aside...are you going to be as happy with the used 2013 F800 GS over the new 2014 F800GSA?

I have a 2014 F8000GSA, but it's not all that different than a F800GS and if...
Forum: Equipment 08-09-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 607
Posted By GPHusky250
I purchased the "green" version...thought it...

I purchased the "green" version...thought it would blend in with nature a bit better than yellow.

If there's any negative about the tent...and it's not much of a negative...is it weighs about...
Forum: Equipment 08-08-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 903
Posted By GPHusky250
Forum: Equipment 08-08-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,853
Posted By GPHusky250
I have a set of Clearwater Kristas installed on...

I have a set of Clearwater Kristas installed on my r1200RT. I use them to help people see me during the day. They work fantastic in that capacity.

The problem with these lights for me and only me...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-08-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,349
Posted By GPHusky250
All seasons or desert southwest? KLIM...

All seasons or desert southwest?

KLIM Badlands Pro is an all season jacket, although you add base layers when it gets cold.

For running around SoCal on my streetbike, I wear a Cortech GXAir 3....
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-08-2014, 12:40 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,037
Posted By GPHusky250
Odd...spark plugs can take a lot of heat. ...

Odd...spark plugs can take a lot of heat.

Was there any pre-ignition/knocking before this problem occurred?

Temperature guage...was it reading hot?

Coolant levels good?

Are they the...
Forum: Equipment 08-07-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 920
Posted By GPHusky250
All I've ever owned are Canon's...currently a...

All I've ever owned are Canon's...currently a 5Dmkiii, a 7D, a couple of 40Ds and a 20D.....all the way back to my original Canon AE1, which still works fine. I've also got a buttload of L lenses in...
Forum: Equipment 08-06-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,506
Posted By GPHusky250
https://scontent-a-dfw.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xfp1/v...

https://scontent-a-dfw.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xfp1/v/t1.0-9/10570408_803293626356062_2996348389056419209_n.jpg?oh=10d504b4deb68f468c25335b0667f3db&oe=543A11B1

Water crossings....no problem. :)
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-06-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,071
Posted By GPHusky250
This is the list of questions I got: -What...

This is the list of questions I got:

-What chain lubricant should I use and how often should I apply it?

>>>> I use Motul...and apply it every morning when offroad. On the pavement you can get...
Forum: Equipment 08-06-2014, 01:35 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,843
Posted By GPHusky250
A guy goes into a restaurant...order a meal off...

A guy goes into a restaurant...order a meal off the menu and proceeds to eat it. Turns out the meal is just awful...undercooked, greasy, flavorless and so on. Does he need to go back and try...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-06-2014, 01:04 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,423
Posted By GPHusky250
We do a lot of riding down in Baja, which is...

We do a lot of riding down in Baja, which is mostly sand where ever you go. The F800GSA is very easy to ride in sand as long as you follow a few rules...you have to ride on top of the sand, much like...
Forum: Equipment 08-05-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 998
Posted By GPHusky250
There's a huge difference in carrying a quart of...

There's a huge difference in carrying a quart of oil and a final drive.

Using your reasoning, why would one be so stupid as to carry an air pump, spare inner tubes, a tire on the Dalton, spoons,...
Forum: Equipment 08-05-2014, 12:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 998
Posted By GPHusky250
Really....good point. Hadn't thought that out. :)...

Really....good point. Hadn't thought that out. :)



I think you missed the point completely. We're not talking about weight of essential items...like tents, sleeping bags and a persons ability...
Forum: Equipment 08-05-2014, 12:19 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,843
Posted By GPHusky250
Sorry, all "Bilt" products that I have bought are...

Sorry, all "Bilt" products that I have bought are just junk. Glad it's working out for you but my comments were 100% accurate. Again..."Bilt" products are junk...which is why there are so cheap. But...
Forum: Equipment 08-03-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 998
Posted By GPHusky250
Essentials

After reading relentlessly through these forums and accepting some of the wisdom shared without debate...I found that after completing the COBDR....I have to seriously rethink some of the wisdom...
Forum: Equipment 08-03-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,843
Posted By GPHusky250
Bilt stuff is like $29.95 Craftsman Circular...

Bilt stuff is like $29.95 Craftsman Circular saws. They work good as long as you don't use them.

Seriously, quality control is questionable, fit is hit or miss, longevity only applies if you leave...
Forum: Equipment 08-03-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 10,108
Posted By GPHusky250
Look at KLIM Badlands Pro. It IS waterproof and...

Look at KLIM Badlands Pro. It IS waterproof and you'll be very happy in it.
Forum: Equipment 08-02-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 619
Posted By GPHusky250
The SIDI Canyons are a great boot...but they are...

The SIDI Canyons are a great boot...but they are more suited to street use than offroad. When you are offroad..even as you described "light" offroading...you need as much protection as...
Forum: Equipment 08-02-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,804
Posted By GPHusky250
What I'm looking for is a pair of over the calf...

What I'm looking for is a pair of over the calf socks that are "quick drying".

After listening to recommendations for guys that have gone motorcycle camping, my experience on the COBDR was that I...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-02-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,032
Posted By GPHusky250
I haven't experienced that on my GSA. I don't...

I haven't experienced that on my GSA. I don't think there is any difference in the GSA and GS engine so I'm guessing that if it was a universal problem, you'd be hearing about it before now.

I had...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-02-2014, 12:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,532
Posted By GPHusky250
OK... Scott Steering Dampner H&B Crash...

OK...

Scott Steering Dampner
H&B Crash Bars
BMW Adventure GPS (Montana)
Touratech Locking Mount for above
InReach Satellite Tracking
Black Dog Skid Plate
Black Dog rear rack
Wunderlich Tank...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-01-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,307
Posted By GPHusky250
Just came back from the COBDR running TKCs front...

Just came back from the COBDR running TKCs front and rear. I'm not sure if there is a better tire out there. From dirt, mud, sand, gravel, clay, wet clay, shale, rock, water crossings, pavement, wet...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-22-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 841
Posted By GPHusky250
Trailering an F800GS/A

Could not get the search function to work for me, so the question is simple..what tie down points are you using to trailer your bike. I have a couple of soft ties that I can attach to the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-20-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 819
Posted By GPHusky250
One other thing...I saw a guy dump an F800 in a...

One other thing...I saw a guy dump an F800 in a water crossing where the water was up to the BMW logo on the side. Anything that was water sensitive and not in a waterproof case had to have been...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-19-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 819
Posted By GPHusky250
I've taken a Canon 7D, a 16-35, 24-27 and a...

I've taken a Canon 7D, a 16-35, 24-27 and a 70-200 lens and accessories in many trips down into Baja. It's about 28-30lbs of camera gear. Camera and the 24-70 was in my tank bag. the other two lenses...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-16-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 712
Posted By GPHusky250
https://scontent-a-sjc.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xpa1/v...

https://scontent-a-sjc.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xpa1/v/t1.0-9/10513510_796161877069237_4696205637427426671_n.jpg?oh=c3acf6822801acae50cc6ed753763f0c&oe=5451DF7D


Here are the differences. There are a...
Forum: Equipment 07-16-2014, 01:01 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,821
Posted By GPHusky250
I've had a couple of different set ups over the...

I've had a couple of different set ups over the years, including Frog Togs and although expensive...I'm enjoying my KLIM Badlands Pro setup. Never used them in freezing temperatures but I have...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-13-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,524
Posted By GPHusky250
Just trying to inject some humor in a serious...

Just trying to inject some humor in a serious subject. :)
Forum: Equipment 07-13-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,466
Posted By GPHusky250
BDRs, Camping and Weight

I've looked through a number of threads showing bikes loaded down with camping gear...and pictures of 2-up camping with a loaded bike.

What's hard to tell is if these guys are driving on pavement...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-13-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,524
Posted By GPHusky250
Note to all...engines to "Blow Up" :) They are...

Note to all...engines to "Blow Up" :) They are not top fuel dragsters running nitro methane...they all use pump gas with a relatively high flash point. (Just tying to inject some humor)

I've seen...
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