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    O2 Sensor

    Toby, Did you have the O2 sensor disconnected with this map or is it still connected?
  2. I have been using a RKA bag on my F800S for the...

    I have been using a RKA bag on my F800S for the last year. I have been using RKA bags on my other bikes since the early 90's. great workmanship and very helpful if have questions or comments.
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    The density of air is less at higher altitudes....

    The density of air is less at higher altitudes. If no corrections were made, the bike would run richer (too much fuel not enough air). The fuel injection systems on modern bikes senses this and...
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    Toby is correct. The reason you hang off is that...

    Toby is correct. The reason you hang off is that you keep the bike upright and get on the gas sooner. Moving off the bike lowers the Combined CG of the bike as well making the turn in quicker.

    If...
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    My S came with the Conti's. They were all right...

    My S came with the Conti's. They were all right but I think the turn in is much quicker on the RP2 and the RP2 feel much more stable leaned over.

    I had cord showning at 4800 miles with the...
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    I have about 3,500 miles on a set and love them...

    I have about 3,500 miles on a set and love them so far. The bike seems to turn in quicker than wit the Conti's and much more secure when leaned over. I run 40 psi in therear and 36 front for normal...
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    Peak to Peak is a nice road but it can have a lot...

    Peak to Peak is a nice road but it can have a lot of traffic at times. Also, there are a few areas on the road that the local constable watches closely. Don't ask me how I know...
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    I generally go out to the Paonia Rally every...

    I generally go out to the Paonia Rally every other year. Stay with some friend at a B&B in Hotchkiss. If there was going to be a national F800 rally this should be it. Some of the best roads this...
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    I throw my I-pass in the map window on my tank...

    I throw my I-pass in the map window on my tank bag. Keeps it dry and it seems to work just find.
  10. Brian It looks like you have the bike really...

    Brian

    It looks like you have the bike really well sorted out. Thanks for documenting it. One questions, what did you use for the grips. I was under the impression that the heating wires were...
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    Made it to Dayton today. Have a meeting there...

    Made it to Dayton today. Have a meeting there tomorrow and then will ride back to WI. Did a lot of fun small farm roads in the Morning and early afternoon. Then road the slab later in the day.
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    There are also some really nice roads to the...

    There are also some really nice roads to the north. You just keep crossing back and forth over the mountains. Lots of nice switchbacks.
  13. Thread: oil changes

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    There is no oil external oil tank on the boxes....

    There is no oil external oil tank on the boxes. Just a sump like the F800.
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    Track days are great fun and a fantastic learning...

    Track days are great fun and a fantastic learning experience. I have not taken the F800 out to the track but with the hyperpro springs in I think it would be a fantastic track bike. The only reason I...
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    I am 6'-1"/32" inseam and my last 2 primary bikes...

    I am 6'-1"/32" inseam and my last 2 primary bikes were both GS's (1150 and 1200). I traded the 1200 in for an S back in April. On long days (600 mi plus) I do need to stretch my legs every now and...
  16. Sharon I rode to the Natural Bridge from...

    Sharon

    I rode to the Natural Bridge from Milwaukee back in late June. You can do it in one day but it gets long and you would be going through WV at dusk so deer could be an issue. Its also going...
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    Sounds Good, I could shoot down 39 and meet up...

    Sounds Good, I could shoot down 39 and meet up with you and go around Chicago. A little more time but less brain damage.
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    Looks Like I got the last room. I'll be leaving...

    Looks Like I got the last room. I'll be leaving Milwaukee Thursday Afternoon so if anyone from WI or Il wants to meet up let me know.

    I was down in that area back over the 4th of July and it is...
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    Thanks Guys. It was MSN that emailed me when I...

    Thanks Guys. It was MSN that emailed me when I ordered the header and said a center stand will not work. In fact they even say so on thier website right now. I had both a center stand and Full header...
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    Full Remus/CenterStand

    Just wondering if anyone has a full Remus system (headersand slip on) with a center stand installed (stock or SW MOtech). I was told they will not work together but want to verify before I go and...
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    Bags Connection - Speed Pack

    Just wondering if anyone has used the Speedpack from Bags-connection on a F800S. I am looking for some soft luggage but would like to get a little more capacity than a typical soft saddle bags. I am...
  22. I am in as well. I had one of JVB's DVD for my...

    I am in as well. I had one of JVB's DVD for my GS. It was very well done and covered everything from valve adjustments and throttle body syncing to brake work. If you can match his quality you will...
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    Thanks for the welcome everyone. Yes I am a...

    Thanks for the welcome everyone.

    Yes I am a diehard Packer Fan. As much as we will miss Brett, I am sort of glad he has retired, at some point we have to move on. I just wish the last game...
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    Hi Rick, I also just picked up a yellow F800S...

    Hi Rick,

    I also just picked up a yellow F800S and live in Oconomowoc (Summit actually). I'll have to keep an eye out for you...
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    New Cheesehead F800S

    Hi All,

    Been lurking for a few weeks, but I finally dove in and traded in my 1200GS for a nice new yellow F800S. Picked it up 2 weeks ago, but the weather her has not been the best so limited...
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