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    I, along with many others have replaced the stock...

    I, along with many others have replaced the stock windshield with the offering from Madstad. Additionally, other w/shield offerings in the market have been used by F800GT owners. You can find...
  2. I had my dealer install the MV risers last year...

    I had my dealer install the MV risers last year by my dealer. Labor $179.00. Only the throttle cable needs rerouting. No issues with the clutch cable. I did not watch the tech, so not sure on the...
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    I had installed the MV risers and there was an...

    I had installed the MV risers and there was an improvement along with a peg lowering kit. After having Russell build a seat for me, it raised me back up and made me lean forward again. Recently I...
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    I have been riding my GT for 13 months now. ...

    I have been riding my GT for 13 months now. Living in the Southwest, I am very familiar with high ambient temperatures. Friends of mine have 800ST's and mentioned the heat, but I did not pay too...
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    Barbacks/risers from MV. On the F800 forum,...

    Barbacks/risers from MV. On the F800 forum, there are many people using these risers. Following is a link to the thread:

    http://f800riders.org/forum/showthread.php/117170-MV-Risers

    There are...
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    Racer provided info re the peg lowering, bar...

    Racer provided info re the peg lowering, bar backs, etc. I added mirror extenders that are available from BMW's European Authority model that provide brackets to mount driving lights. A very...
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    I am 6'5" with a 34" inseam. I purchased my GT...

    I am 6'5" with a 34" inseam. I purchased my GT without a test ride or sit. A few issues.

    The bike is most likely build for someone who is 5" nothing. It required a number of items to be...
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    Been using the Allstate Roadside program for a...

    Been using the Allstate Roadside program for a couple of years, discounted through KOA. Needed their service twice and had no problems. prompt and they follow up very well. Had a friend using it...
  9. In 1992 on one of my trips, we took a bus from...

    In 1992 on one of my trips, we took a bus from Anchorage down, drove onto a flat car and rode the train to Whittier. In 2002, we purchased a ticket to ride the bikes through the tunnel. You wait...
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    I am 6'5" and sit pretty high on the bike. Added...

    I am 6'5" and sit pretty high on the bike. Added a Russell Day Long seat that raises you up pretty good. I have the 22" windshield on the bike and have no issues. It is adjustable and you can...
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    I have the Masted windshield on my GT and love...

    I have the Masted windshield on my GT and love it. There is not many aftermarket offerings for a replacement windshield, but the Madstad has been received with some pretty good success. If you...
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    The right side bag from the GT will fit. The...

    The right side bag from the GT will fit. The left side will not.
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    The light mounts are from the authority bike in...

    The light mounts are from the authority bike in Europe. They consist of mirror extenders along with a bracket that bolts to the extender. These parts are from BMW and can be ordered, but your...
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    The aux tank was custom made by Mike Langford. ...

    The aux tank was custom made by Mike Langford. He has a web site: http://www.maplefarkles.com/

    Four (4) bolts and one Quick Disconnect and the tank is off the bike. It feeds directly to the main...
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    It is truly a Sport Touring bike now. The straps...

    It is truly a Sport Touring bike now. The straps seen on the luggage rack on the aux tank are for a medium size MotoFizz bag from Riders Warehouse. Between the MotoFizz bag and the side cases,...
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    Farkling almost complete

    Just two items remaining and the personalization of the bike will be complete. Added a Madstad windshield, MV bar backs, Suburban Machinery peg lowering kit, Aux fuel cell with capacity of 4.2...
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    A great place to stop and visit is the Grand Lake...

    A great place to stop and visit is the Grand Lake Lodge, located at the west entrance to Rocky Mountain National Park. They have a buffet breakfast that is fantastic and the view looking out to...
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    All of Hwy 1 in Ca is a beautiful ride. First...

    All of Hwy 1 in Ca is a beautiful ride. First time I was on it was from Santa Cruz going south in 1976, Froze my a__ off. Naked bike and the clouds were about 25 ft above the ground all the way to...
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    I have a F800GT with 14k miles. No real buzzing....

    I have a F800GT with 14k miles. No real buzzing. At 4500 rpm, doing 75 mph, at 5000 rpm, doing around 82-83 mph (GPS speeds, indicated speeds are about 5 mph faster) No buzzing noticed. Will get...
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    I just noticed you are in Gilbert Az. I am just...

    I just noticed you are in Gilbert Az. I am just outside of Queen Creek (San Tan Valley) Will be around Mon afternoon/early evening if you want to inspect the bikes. I am heading to Denver very...
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    As you are sitting on the bike in the riders...

    As you are sitting on the bike in the riders position, the left side of the bike is to your left. (exhaust side) The right side GT bag goes on with out an issue. Fits just like it does on the GT. ...
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    The right side case off the GT will fit on a ST. ...

    The right side case off the GT will fit on a ST. The left bag off the GT will not fit. The bracket the bag rests on is different and with out some very creative engineering (expensive) the bag will...
  23. I have the BMW tank bag on my 800GT. The...

    I have the BMW tank bag on my 800GT. The mounting for the bag is unique and covers the section of the bike you are referring to. The aftermarket is slow in coming out with products for the GT as it...
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    I am of the opinion the drive line lash you are...

    I am of the opinion the drive line lash you are referring to is something with the stack up of clearances in the trans and/or diff. Not something I have experienced on my bike.

    The major issues...
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    Route

    A couple of suggestions.

    First, obtain a National Park Service Passport book. Take the map out that shows the National Parks, Monuments, etc.

    With the time that you have, review the rules...
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