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    I guess I will jump in. I purchased my 800 GS in...

    I guess I will jump in. I purchased my 800 GS in June ran it all summer on the highway and in the dirt and water and mud. Great all round bike--- Not perfect at either, but competent at both. If...
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    Sticky: One more

    I just like this shot, thought I would share it
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    Sticky: Another

    Near Camden NY, in Forest Park
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    Sticky: Adirondacks

    Here's mine near Old Forge, NY.
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    Dark fluid seems to be normal

    If you go over to the forum at f800riders.org or Advrider you will find many posts on this subject. After much reading it seems that the problem is actually the pigment coming off the brake lines...
  6. Pm

    Sorry, yes that is lingo for Preventive Maintenance
  7. Don't shorten it

    Pairo,

    don't shorten your hose, just re-route it as the pictures in this thread show. If you shorten it, you won't be able to get it where you want it.

    I did this as a pm before I had any...
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    Love Lake Placid, now about the windscreen

    Thanks Paul. I love it up at placid, hopefully I will get up there before the summer ends.

    Now, I have been looking at all the forums about windsreen options for this machine. The factory is...
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    Thanks Ian, I've heard good things a bout both...

    Thanks Ian, I've heard good things a bout both those tires.

    I do have to say the Battlewings have done great in the rain, since that is all I have been riding in lately! I've been riding in the...
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    Good thinking. I think I am going to get a set...

    Good thinking. I think I am going to get a set of knobbies for it, the stock are great for the street but are lacking for the dirt.

    Thanks to all for the warm welcome. My son and I will be...
  11. Done

    That took about 2 minutes! if that's the fix, what a great cheap and easy PM to take care of it before it bites me!:thumb

    Thanks for the great info!

    Ken
  12. Ditto the thanks for the post comment. I just...

    Ditto the thanks for the post comment.

    I just got my 800gs but I have not been out in any heavy rain yet, just some light stuff. I will be re-routing tonight since it is giong to rain for the...
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    nationals

    I would love to go, but it is the same weekend as the summer national car show up here in Syracuse, and it is an annual event for my father and my son, they look forward to it every year, it's the...
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    Thanks

    Thanks to all who have greeted me. I uploaded a picture, I have to get a better one, but this should do for now.

    Yes, I am very happy with this bike. What I have noticed is that I need to change...
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    Made it to Bemmerland

    Hi, new member just joining.

    About 3 years ago I fell in love after a test ride of a 1200GS. On the test ride from Cliff's BMW in CT I came off a dirt road and a police officer with his sights...
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