Need Help trying to decide on a bike - F800GS or V-Strom?

Discussion in 'Parallel Universe' started by dukedar, Mar 4, 2009.

  1. Bike4Fun

    Bike4Fun Smooth IS Fast

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    There are better places than the dealer to begin farkling that is unless you like over paying and why do that. Aftermarket is where you get the farkles!

    http://f800depot.com/
    http://www.touratech-usa.com/shop/F800GS.lasso
    http://www.twistedthrottle.com/
    http://www.wunderlichamerica.com/mm5/merchant.mvc?Screen=CTGY&Store_Code=WA&Category_Code=F800GS-X
    http://www.hepco-becker.de/_eng/katalog.pdf
    http://www.motorradzubehoer-hornig.de/en/025__BMW_F_650_GS_F_800_GS_.html
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  2. Bike4Fun

    Bike4Fun Smooth IS Fast

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  3. northernogar

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    woah- woah on the farkling:D
    i just spent 5g on tires and custom rims for my jeep/rockcrawler
    yes i like to spend money as unecesarily as the next guy but let me get the bike home first, :D
    yes thats tomorrow , i am grining as i write this
    i am 30 somthing and i feel like a kid and its x-mas
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  4. Motoriley

    Motoriley Still riding like crap after all these years.

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    Bought my F800 from Andre. Already have a pile farkles to put on.
    AdvSpec crash bars
    BMW skid plate and toolbox
    BMW hand guards
    Fenda Extenda
    Fuzeblock & extra BMW plugs
    Fastway footpegs
    grip tape for centre stand


    We should all get together once the season starts. Orange Julep on Decarie some night...



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  5. Motoriley

    Motoriley Still riding like crap after all these years.

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    I goofed...should be +4 tomorrow not -4....

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  6. dukedar

    dukedar 60 easy payments!

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    Bought mine from Olivier!

    Nice list! No farkles yet, looking at Holan Bars, BMW Bash plate & hand guards. I'll check out some of your other stuff in the list!


    Hey, no problem! Season starts April 7th for me (tentavively...). Bike is still in Germany and not due until Mar. 25th in Toronto...
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  7. dukedar

    dukedar 60 easy payments!

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    I know the feeling! 4x33" Swampers on mine!
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  8. Bar None

    Bar None OLD DUDE Supporter

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    Oh! That's soooo much better. Quite balmy. It's 82F here in Fort Myers,FL.
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  9. northernogar

    northernogar Adventurer

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    35"bfgkm2 riding on 17"trailready beadlocks with the world series ring
    so you can probably guess my first farkle "knobbies"!!
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  10. Motoriley

    Motoriley Still riding like crap after all these years.

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    Now that is just plain nasty...:D
    No fair telling us Montrealers that it is 82F when it is currently -5C and actually illegal to ride....


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  11. Motoriley

    Motoriley Still riding like crap after all these years.

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    Sounds like you guys know where the trails are at.

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  12. northernogar

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    i do! gatinuea hills just nord lots to explore, and also calabogie ski hill in ontario te black donald lake ar.ea lots of interesting places.
    I have places marked on gps from when i 4x4 the OVO club
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  13. Bike4Fun

    Bike4Fun Smooth IS Fast

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    Can you clarify what type? Is this primarily to protect the legs so they don't look so awful? How's it working?
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  14. Motoriley

    Motoriley Still riding like crap after all these years.

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    Bought some 1" wide stuff at Ikea. Someone else on this site came up with the idea. They said it was working good. Haven't installed it yet.

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