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Forum: Beasts Today, 05:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 283
Posted By Nnordsman
I have tried raising the seat and lowering the...

I have tried raising the seat and lowering the pegs. They both work in about the same proportion. You just have to make a call as to how high up you comfortable with. The peg lowering brackets...
Forum: Beasts Yesterday, 12:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 563
Posted By Nnordsman
I like ProTaper ATV-Hi on mine. I have a set of...

I like ProTaper ATV-Hi on mine. I have a set of stock bars sitting in the garage I will sell cheap.
Forum: Vendors 06-27-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 1,040
Views: 106,686
Posted By Nnordsman
St

David-

Thank you for posting about the ST. That helps a bunch.

Denis
Forum: Vendors 06-23-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 1,040
Views: 106,686
Posted By Nnordsman
No, not yet. I am hoping verify fit before...

No, not yet. I am hoping verify fit before dropping the cash.
Forum: Vendors 06-20-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 1,040
Views: 106,686
Posted By Nnordsman
Super Tenere

Can you think of anyway to make these work on a Super Tenere other than omitting the back covers?
Forum: Beasts 06-18-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 8,382
Views: 1,599,494
Posted By Nnordsman
Thanks Dallara.

Thanks Dallara.
Forum: Beasts 06-16-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 8,382
Views: 1,599,494
Posted By Nnordsman
What are you using for tank protectors where your...

What are you using for tank protectors where your knees touch?
Forum: Equipment 06-05-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 586
Posted By Nnordsman
The Motoport mesh is tough to beat for the...

The Motoport mesh is tough to beat for the protection and airflow, but they are $$$. Also, unless you are lucky and your size is in stock you will have to wait several weeks/months. My take is...
Forum: Beasts 05-28-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,030
Posted By Nnordsman
The best price I have found 12,300 plus tax, the...

The best price I have found 12,300 plus tax, the worse price is 14,500 plus tax. Both prices are for identical grey 2013 bikes.
Forum: Beasts 05-25-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 261
Posted By Nnordsman
Thanks.

Thanks.
Forum: Beasts 05-25-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 261
Posted By Nnordsman
Looking for NOS 2012 DL1000

Anyone know of a dealer with a new 2012 DL1000 still in stock? I'd be willing to travel for the right deal.

Thanks,
Forum: Beasts 05-25-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 663
Posted By Nnordsman
I am kinda in the same boat, minus the wife wants...

I am kinda in the same boat, minus the wife wants my bike part. I also commute year round and for once the wife is onboard with a new bike. I see as possible, F800GS, R1200GS, Super Tenere and...
Forum: Beasts 05-18-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,128
Posted By Nnordsman
I live in the high plains/desert of eastern NM....

I live in the high plains/desert of eastern NM. The wind is just a fact of life, particularly in the spring. I have found a few things that help 1) don't run a top box 2) add a fork brace 3) drive...
Forum: Equipment 05-14-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 550
Posted By Nnordsman
I prefer winter gloves to be a little more loose...

I prefer winter gloves to be a little more loose than summer gloves.
Forum: Equipment 05-09-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,330
Posted By Nnordsman
Mituk pretty much lays it out. I do have...

Mituk pretty much lays it out. I do have panniers that I move from bike to bike. I have Happy Trail SU rack's on both my KLR and my DL1000. They are not universal. You will need a different rack...
Forum: Beasts 04-16-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 784
Posted By Nnordsman
The mileage is in the crapper. It is down close...

The mileage is in the crapper. It is down close to 25%.
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 12,595
Views: 1,190,652
Posted By Nnordsman
I checked bike bandit regarding the wiring...

I checked bike bandit regarding the wiring harness. The early and late years of the A-model have a different part number, but the parts fiche diagram appears to identical. I think I will take my...
Forum: Beasts 04-15-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 784
Posted By Nnordsman
I know the PC does not reprogram the ECU. ...

I know the PC does not reprogram the ECU. However, it does work out from the settings on the ECU. The PC makes changes to the baseline that is the ECU while it is attached. If the baseline is off...
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 12,595
Views: 1,190,652
Posted By Nnordsman
Thanks. That helps. I did not think to do a...

Thanks. That helps. I did not think to do a part search on Bikebandit. That is a good idea.
Forum: Beasts 04-14-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 784
Posted By Nnordsman
I called the Dynajet this afternoon. For anyone...

I called the Dynajet this afternoon. For anyone that does not know the device works by making temporarymodifications to the existing map settings in the ECU. It does not substitute for the existing...
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 12,595
Views: 1,190,652
Posted By Nnordsman
Wiring Harness

Did the wire harness evolve at all with the early A-models? I am trying to resurrect an 88 that sat in a NM yard for at least a decade. The wiring insulation is brittle in places and I am thinking...
Forum: Beasts 04-13-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 870
Posted By Nnordsman
I did that research a couple of years ago and...

I did that research a couple of years ago and came up mostly dry. There is one guy out there that I know of that has done it. I think the write-up is n VSRI. If it were me, I would look at what...
Forum: Beasts 04-12-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,398
Posted By Nnordsman
Of the two bikes on your short list, I would go...

Of the two bikes on your short list, I would go S10. I don't know if BMW has fixed all of the f800 problems, but the early ones had lots. Unless you have issues with the other guy's farkles you...
Forum: Beasts 04-06-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 784
Posted By Nnordsman
Thanks for all of the feedback.

Thanks for all of the feedback.
Forum: Beasts 04-06-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 784
Posted By Nnordsman
Here is the question will a PowerCommander work...

Here is the question will a PowerCommander work properly if the bike has had the stock map altered? Does it start from map A and adjust it to map B, or is A irrelevant in getting to B?
Forum: Beasts 04-06-2014, 06:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 784
Posted By Nnordsman
I work on the bike myself for most things and I...

I work on the bike myself for most things and I have done a TB adjust in the past. This is my second DL1000 and I have about 90K DL1000 miles and maintenance behind me. I don't think it is a TB...
Forum: Equipment 04-05-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,695
Posted By Nnordsman
There are trade-offs. Side loaders with...

There are trade-offs.

Side loaders with a liner work great travelling or commuting. Without the liner they are a PIA. Travelling I use side opening liners, commuting cheap top opening nylon...
Forum: Equipment 04-05-2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,246
Posted By Nnordsman
The heated liner seldom gets used unless I am...

The heated liner seldom gets used unless I am touring at less than 40F. The same with wearing long underwear under my jeans.

Usually I simply insulate. I have found the heated liner is worth an...
Forum: Beasts 04-03-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 784
Posted By Nnordsman
DL1000 Exhaust

I just changed back to stock exhaust from the Two Brothers set-up that was on the bike. My understanding is that the PO had the ECU mapped for the cans. Now that I have the stock pipes the thing...
Forum: Equipment 03-29-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 13,167
Posted By Nnordsman
I have only seen the one size. The current price...

I have only seen the one size. The current price is a heck of a deal, but I would like to see them offer some different dimensions. Perhaps 20x18x7.5?
Forum: Beasts 03-22-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,082
Posted By Nnordsman
I have run the Anakee 2, Bridgestone Battlewing,...

I have run the Anakee 2, Bridgestone Battlewing, Regular Tourance, the EXP and the stock trailwings on my DL. Overall my favorite is the original Tourance on back Anakee 2 up front. I had bad luck...
Forum: Equipment 03-16-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,044
Posted By Nnordsman
Unless you are looking for a reason to buy a new...

Unless you are looking for a reason to buy a new jacket, upgrading the armor in what you have is the most cost effective way to go. I agree with the poster above. I have upgraded armor in several...
Forum: Equipment 03-01-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,962
Posted By Nnordsman
Ortlieb rack pack. ...

Ortlieb rack pack. http://www.bikebagshop.com/ortlieb-rack-packs-c-35.html (http://www.bikebagshop.com/ortlieb-rack-packs-c-35.html)
Forum: Beasts 03-01-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,243
Posted By Nnordsman
I have had a DL1000 on everything from 1000 mile...

I have had a DL1000 on everything from 1000 mile days to light single track. It will do most things, but I consider it a "rough road" bike. The bike is happiest riding something that has seen a...
Forum: Beasts 03-01-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 631
Posted By Nnordsman
If the bike looks and rides like a well taken...

If the bike looks and rides like a well taken care of bike the powertrain should be fine. My first DL1000 did not even need a valve adjustment until 40,000 miles. I sold it to a friend at 65K miles...
Forum: Equipment 02-23-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,480
Posted By Nnordsman
That is a good question. I have an HT Su rack...

That is a good question. I have an HT Su rack and rear rack for a DL1000 with 100,000 miles; a set of PD Bars for an 02 KLR with 20K miles, a rad guard that just came off my 05 with 10K miles, and 2...
Forum: Equipment 02-22-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 909
Posted By Nnordsman
That is a cool link.

That is a cool link.
Forum: Equipment 02-22-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 909
Posted By Nnordsman
Reflective tape in a pattern of your choice. ...

Reflective tape in a pattern of your choice. SOLAS products are supposed to be best. I have had luck with 3m reflective tape.
Forum: Equipment 02-22-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,476
Posted By Nnordsman
Mesh. I live in southern NM in the Chihuahuan...

Mesh. I live in southern NM in the Chihuahuan desert. Humidity is usually in the teens to mid 30's with triple digit temperatures 6 months out of the year. I am not "comfortable" above 90 in an...
Forum: Thumpers 02-17-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 12,595
Views: 1,190,652
Posted By Nnordsman
Thank you to everyone for the replies.

Thank you to everyone for the replies.
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