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    https://i1006.photobucket.com/albums/af182/ox-34/B...

    https://i1006.photobucket.com/albums/af182/ox-34/BMW%20F800GT-P/Sandbar/f9c5afa2-32f6-468f-bac1-22c76b7a6f02_zpsyl1v1xli.jpg
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    Ahh, the pedants. Language is a fluid thing,...

    Ahh, the pedants.

    Language is a fluid thing, nay? Thy use of thine words changeth anon. And thats just the English.

    Here's a quote and a link letting us all relax and keep on chatting on the...
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    I had a similar fullscreen warning for a couple...

    I had a similar fullscreen warning for a couple of days. I use an Apple desktop running Mozilla Firefox.
  4. Chris, over the years I've read your posts,...

    Chris, over the years I've read your posts, learned lots and wholeheartedly agreed with most of what you have written.

    Until now.

    That is some of the most stupid riding and advice I have ever...
  5. Two thumbs up for Chris's idea: ride it and don't...

    Two thumbs up for Chris's idea: ride it and don't use the back brake.

    Remember that the front brake is strong enough to lift the rear of a motorcycle off the ground (ABS limitations noted).

    As...
  6. I used an Eastern Beaver PC-8 fuse block and ran...

    I used an Eastern Beaver PC-8 fuse block and ran heated gear + 4x AUX lights:

    https://i1006.photobucket.com/albums/af182/ox-34/BMW%20F800GT-P/Sandbar/PC080291%20copy_zpsxjp9gljm.jpg

    Charged a...
  7. 1- Lights for seeing down the road 2- Nothing...

    1- Lights for seeing down the road

    2- Nothing else screams out as a must have, so I'd wait.....
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    Just one word of caution: adjustment. I bought...

    Just one word of caution: adjustment.

    I bought a BMW G650GS that had had a smaller rear (I think it was also 47T down to 43T). Having never ridden one before I had nothing to compare it to, but...
  10. Bummer.

    Bummer.
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    mmF800ST that completely sucks. I'm down in...

    mmF800ST that completely sucks.

    I'm down in Newcastle. Here the mechanics at my local dealership like to be known as 'technicians'. That way they don't have to think and fix stuff.

    Instead...
  12. You guys are all wearing earplugs, right?

    You guys are all wearing earplugs, right?
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    I used a RAM ball on one of the bar clamp bolts....

    I used a RAM ball on one of the bar clamp bolts. In the pic below you can just see the RAM mount attached to the front left bolt.
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    https://i1006.photobucket.com/albums/af182/ox-34/B...

    https://i1006.photobucket.com/albums/af182/ox-34/BMW%20F800GT-P/Sandbar/Ninety_zpsvkmfuwbr.jpg

    Wrong assumption. I rode my GT at 110kg plus gear. I'm flexible enough to swing my leg up over the...
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    I mounted some Twisted Throttle Denali 2 LEDs...

    I mounted some Twisted Throttle Denali 2 LEDs under the mirrors on BMW 'Authority model' mirror widener/mounts.
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  16. Thread: visor fogging

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    A Pinlock visor.

    A Pinlock visor.
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    Big thumbs up for KLIM gear....

    Big thumbs up for KLIM gear. (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gore-Tex) I have a couple of their Gore-Tex suits (both are 2 piece Latitude suits) and they are excellent. I also have a one piece...
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    I'm a Michelin guy. But those PR2s must have...

    I'm a Michelin guy.

    But those PR2s must have been sitting around in a corner of a shed somewhere for years.

    I'd suggest you go and get some PR5s fitted and ride around safe in the knowledge...
  19. Thread: Packed Up

    by OX-34
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    The trip on the white GT-P was the double...

    The trip on the white GT-P was the double crossing of the continent - under 50 hours each way and under 100 hours total.

    I did the same 100 hours coast to coast to coast on that Blackbird above....
  20. When I installed the Cyclops H7 into the low beam...

    When I installed the Cyclops H7 into the low beam it was fantastic. A dramatic improvement. The high beam seemed not to fit and I didn't want the cooling bits hanging out the back as the cap could...
  21. Thread: Packed Up

    by OX-34
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    You've probably seen my F800GT-P packed up for a...

    You've probably seen my F800GT-P packed up for a 4 day, 8000km double crossing of Oz:

    https://i1006.photobucket.com/albums/af182/ox-34/BMW%20F800GT-P/Sandbar/PC080291%20copy_zpsxjp9gljm.jpg
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    Micky I had 'authority' mirror extenders that...

    Micky I had 'authority' mirror extenders that have an extra wing thing for the red and blue lights.
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    I ran a) the heated grips; b) a heated vest;...

    I ran
    a) the heated grips;
    b) a heated vest; and
    c) 4 extra lights (see below).

    I found I could use any 2 of the three, but not all 3 without seeing the volts on the voltmeter drop by a...
  24. Thread: Airhawk

    by OX-34
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    Like others, I found that the 'medium cruiser'...

    Like others, I found that the 'medium cruiser' fits a treat. Tips above about running it much flatter than you expect are spot on.
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    140 mpg or 140 mph?

    140 mpg or 140 mph?
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