F800GS Bitubo Fork Kit

Discussion in 'Parallel Universe' started by DockingPilot, Jun 1, 2009.

  1. DockingPilot

    DockingPilot Hooked Up and Hard Over

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    Has arrived ! :clap

    I guess I have the 1st set in the U.S. ! :lol3 I also got an excellent price for being so ! :clap
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    The all important decals and instruction booklet.
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    The holy grail. (well, we'll see about that)
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    Nice, real nice. Quality units for sure.
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    I have high hopes these will give the 800 a plush, more enjoyable ride. I wont have them in for a couple of weeks as my Hyper Pro shock will go in at the same time and Klaus is away untill the 22nd. I'll report back on the performance of the Bitubo's for those that are interested.
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  2. lawe

    lawe lawe

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    I can see that you're so exited about them that you cant even set focus with your camera :lol3.
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  3. DockingPilot

    DockingPilot Hooked Up and Hard Over

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    :lol3
    Swedish made camera.
    I kidding Lars of course.
    Are you familar with Wallenius Wilhelmsen ?
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  4. Desert Dave

    Desert Dave Enjoying the moment

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    I'll be watching this thread...............:lurk



    In the meantime , since I can't find much info on their website, how about some more detailed pics, maybe even some scans of the instructions with diagrams and settings?

    You'd be an internet hero.
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  5. DockingPilot

    DockingPilot Hooked Up and Hard Over

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    Will do Dave, asap. Im out the door, gotta go to work.
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  6. DolphinJohn

    DolphinJohn Caveman

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    Hell, he already is to me. Have you seen his Idaho "Crown Jewel RR"

    Epic stuff. All I could think of was Liz Lemon "I want to go to there"
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  7. The Griz

    The Griz Long timer

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  8. Desert Dave

    Desert Dave Enjoying the moment

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    Shhhhh, don't tell him that...I want to get the scans first



    :wink:
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  9. M N B

    M N B would rather be riding

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    Where did you order them from? Bitubo directly?

    I'm probably going the same route with the suspension once my work situation stabilizes. Right now I'm contracting and it's set to end soon. But I may get converted to an employee. If not, I might have something else lined up. So hopefully, in the next few months I can get the bike properly sprung and set up to lug someone of my heft around...

    I gotta say, it does reasonably well with the stock suspension, but it's clear the front bottoms out too much and I have the rear preload maxed.
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  10. lawe

    lawe lawe

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    Not really. But judging by your avatar I guess you know more of that shipping company than I do. I't sure sounds Swedish though.:thumb
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  11. DockingPilot

    DockingPilot Hooked Up and Hard Over

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    Here you go.
    (610)562.3155 USA distributer

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  12. M N B

    M N B would rather be riding

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    Do they have a website?
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  13. DockingPilot

    DockingPilot Hooked Up and Hard Over

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    I'm not sure.
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  14. Pomo

    Pomo gonzo

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  15. Bartron

    Bartron 'Tenacious B' the Bike Punisher

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    eagerly awaiting the report...
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  16. johngil

    johngil Reseda, CA

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    I'm not asking for your price, just what normal retail would be in the US.

    Any help?
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  17. DolphinJohn

    DolphinJohn Caveman

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    From Carpimoto in Italy = $586.00 US plus shipping from Italy. Don't know the amount yet.
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  18. DockingPilot

    DockingPilot Hooked Up and Hard Over

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    yup, thats them. they also own a bmw dealership.

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  19. DockingPilot

    DockingPilot Hooked Up and Hard Over

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    you fellas interested should call for a price. i think youll be pleasantly surprised.
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  20. Jimmy the Heater

    Jimmy the Heater Dirt Farmer

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    Tag for curiousity :lurk
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