This looks like one serious F800GS

Discussion in 'Parallel Universe' started by zaner32, Mar 15, 2009.

  1. zaner32

    zaner32 In over my head

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    While googling (researching) if anyone had done an 18" rear rim on the F800GS, I found this!! Complete with an 18" rear wheel.

    :norton

    Looks like one serious bike!
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    Youtube vid: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FNeQujgDvDI
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  2. RobTheRigger

    RobTheRigger Killing threads here since 2008

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    Wow! That's one bad dirt bike!
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  3. Kidder

    Kidder Poser Super Supporter

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    Drool
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  4. tedder

    tedder irregular

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    Apparently they decided the HP2 was a wee bit big to compete at Erzburg. Looks nice.
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  5. Bayner

    Bayner Long timer

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    How'd they get that ground clearance I wonder....
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  6. sgopher185

    sgopher185 Been here awhile

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    The website for the bike picture is here:

    http://www.twalcom.com/home.php

    Looks like you can order a decent amount of parts for the F800GS from them. Looks nice.
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  7. dtysdalx2

    dtysdalx2 Just glad to be here.

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    :bow

    Sweet! I'll take one. Didn't really sound like a parallel twin, more like a 450 MX bike. Damn that bike revs high...
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  8. RobTheRigger

    RobTheRigger Killing threads here since 2008

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    I'm usually ok with being vertically challenged, but this is the kind of thing that makes me wish I wasn't 5'4"!

    Rob
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  9. The Griz

    The Griz Long timer Supporter

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    I want.
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  10. Trout

    Trout Been here awhile

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    Anyone else download the PDF catalogue and notice the 2-1 exhaust system? Cool bike - looks very purpose built.
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  11. DakarBlues

    DakarBlues One-everythinged man

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    It seems like the pipes have been swept aside from under the engine, improving greatly ground clearance, at the same time taller suspensions fore and aft.
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  12. DakarBlues

    DakarBlues One-everythinged man

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    Looks more like the sound of a Super Tenere
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  13. The Griz

    The Griz Long timer Supporter

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    Super Tenere's got nothing on this bike!
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  14. RaY YreKa

    RaY YreKa Palanquins RTW

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    The 'new' S10 is still a hotly debated rumour..
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  15. DakarBlues

    DakarBlues One-everythinged man

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    To the contrary S10 has a lot to share with GS800:

    - first the architecture parallel twin
    - second the 850 TRX engine which is oft mounted by S10 owners has a staggered crankshaft (270 deg. I think),

    Those characteristics gets them to have a similar sound.

    I have ridden S10 normal, I have ridden S10 850 Marathon (a friend from Senegal Mikki Jovasevic was engaged in 1995 and loaned me his bike couple of times), and I assure you, the exhaust sound is the very same.
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  16. Swedge

    Swedge Panzer commander

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    however i bet it will cost more then 15,000 US and STILL get dusted by an XR650 off road. When is sombody going to build an Off-roadable (affordable) twin. the Stroms are NOT really off roadable...
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